GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 244

GA Revision Questions for RBI Grade B 2018, NIACL Assistant 2018, IBPS RRB 2018, Indian Bank 2018 and other exams.

  1. As per Ease of Living Index released by the government,which city is the most liveable city in India?
    A)Ahmedabad
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)New Delhi
    E) Pune
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    Pune is the most liveable city, followed closely by Navi Mumbai and Greater Mumbai in a ranking of 111 Indian cities with the national capital ranked at a lowly 65 on the Ease of Living Index released by the government.
  2. Which country topped the list of largest stock markets in the world?
    A)USA
    B)Japan
    C)China
    D)UK
    E)India
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Japan has pipped China as the world’s second largest stock market. The Chinese market was worth $6.09 trillion next to Japan’s $6.17 trillion.USA topped the list.
  3. Banks were permitted to transact in IRF for the purpose of hedging the risk in their underlying investment portfolio. What does F stands for in IRF?
    A) Forwards
    B) Formula
    C) Futures
    D) Fixation
    E) Finance
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Interest Rate Futures
  4. Which state launched Dial 100 Mobile App , which will help the needy at the time of emergency?
    A)Haryana
    B)Rajasthan
    C)UP
    D)MP
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan launched Dial 100 Mobile App , which will help the needy at the time of emergency.
  5. Which state to observe September as the “month of nutrition?
    A)HP
    B)Rajasthan
    C)MP
    D)Odisha
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje announced that the state will observe September as the “month of nutrition” to create awareness among people living in the state.
  6. India’s first project of Swadesh Darshan Scheme was launched in which state?
    A)Tripura
    B)Shillong
    C)Assam
    D)Manipur
    E)Orissa
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Governor of Manipur, Dr. Najma A. Heptulla inaugurated the project “Development of North East Circuit:Imphal and Khongjom”implemented under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India on August 14.
  7. Which mobile operator has launched WINGS application, a VOIP based service?
    A)Vodafone
    B)MTNL
    C)Idea
    D)BSNL
    E)Reliance
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    BSNL has launched BSNL WINGS , a VOIP based service. In WINGS, there is no SIM or cable wiring as is a VOIP service through an app. The WINGS service offers unlimited free audio/video calling for one year.
  8. Who has become India’s latest Women Grandmaster?
    A)PV Sindhu
    B)Vaishali Ranjan
    C)R Vaishali
    D)Hima Das
    E)Sakshi Mallik
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    R Vaishali has become India’s latest Women Grandmaster. The 17-year-old elder sister of R Praggnanandhaa — who became the second youngest GM in the world in June this year — got her third and final WGM norm at the 8th Riga Technical University (RTU) Open chess tournament held in Riga, Latvia.
  9. India Ratings and Research has revised down its FY19 economic growth for India at how much percent?
    A)7.6
    B)7.5
    C)7.2
    D)7.4
    E)7.7
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India Ratings and Research has revised down its FY19 economic growth forecast to 7.2% from 7.4% earlier.
  10. What is the capital of Paraguay?
    A)Luque
    B)Asuncion
    C)Ethiopia
    D)Paris
    E)Cape Town
    View Answer
    Option B

  11. GST Council started a project to give how much percent as cashback to incentivise digital payment in the country?
    A)12
    B)15
    C)20
    D)10
    E)18
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council in its meeting on Saturday decided to start a pilot project to give 20 per cent cashback of the GST paid to incentivise digital payment in the country.
  12. What is the capital of Mali?
    A)Mopti
    B)Azawad
    C)Dakar
    D)Bamako
    E)Buenos Aires
    View Answer
    Option D

  13. NACH has been launched with an aim to consolidate multiple _____ systems running across the country
    A) ECS
    B) APB
    C) NEFT
    D) RTGS
    E)BBPS
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Electronic Clearing System (ECS)
    National Automated Clearing House (NACH) is a centralised system, launched with an aim to consolidate multiple ECS systems running across the country and provides a framework for the harmonization of standard & practices and removes local barriers/inhibitors.
  14. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has decided to form a three-member committee to look into the draft foof labelling and display regulations.Who will head this committee?
    A)R Rajan Kumar
    B)Sunil Mehta
    C)Narendra Kumar
    D)B Sesikeran
    E) Smriri Irani
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has decided to form a three-member committee to look into the draft foof labelling and display regulations. The expert panel will be led by B Sesikeran, former director of National Institute of Nutrition (NIN), and comprise current NIN director Hemalatha and AIIMS’ Nikhil Tandon.
  15. The Central Government , recently launched the “Digital Northeast Vision Document 2022”in which city?
    A)Shillong
    B)Itanagar
    C)Guwahati
    D)Pune
    E)Imphal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Central Government which aims to improve digital connectivity and infuse digital literacy in all the states of the country, recently launched the “Digital Northeast Vision Document 2022” in Guwahati.
  16. When is World No Tobacco Day celebrated?
    A)30th April
    B)29th June
    C)31st May
    D)31st April
    E)20th July
    View Answer
    Option C

  17. India’s economy clocked double digit growth in which year according to the estimates released by a government constituted committee?
    A)2003-04
    B)2004-05
    C)2005-06
    D)2006-07
    E)2007-08
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The new estimates released by a government constituted committee that GDP growth in the period 2004-05 to 2011-12 may have been higher than reckoned earlier. According to the report, the growth of the Indian economy is 0.3 to 0.5 percentage points higher for each year.
  18. India has appointed whom as a Knowledge Partner to the Banks Board Bureau to design, implement and institutionalise a flagship leadership development strategy for public sector banks in India?
    A)Microsoft
    B)Egon Zehnder International
    C)Google
    D)Infosys
    E)IBM
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Indian Banks’ Association has appointed Egon Zehnder International as a Knowledge Partner to the Banks Board Bureau to design, implement and institutionalise a flagship leadership development strategy for public sector banks in India.
  19. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) drastically cut the timeline for listing of debt securities to how many days from 12 days at present?
    A)6
    B)7
    C)8
    D)9
    E)5
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) drastically cut the timeline for listing of debt securities to 6 days from 12 days at present.
  20. Former Secretary Kofi Annan passed away.He was secretary of which organization?
    A)WHO
    B)UNO
    C)FAO
    D)ISRO
    E)IMF
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan has passed away after a short illness.

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