GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 245

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

  1. The 3 day National Traders Conclave was held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)New Delhi
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    E)Hyderabad
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the 3-day National Traders Conclave in New Delhi organized by the Confederation of All India Traders where trade leaders will discuss wide-ranging issues, including implications of the Walmart-Flipkart deal on the country’s retail trade.
  2. Where is the HQ of Wipro?
    A)Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)Bengaluru
    E)Chennai
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    Option D

  3. Which company will work with Karnataka Government to fight air pollution?
    A)Syntel
    B)Google
    C)IBM
    D)TCS
    E) Wipro
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    Wipro Chairman Azim Premji assured Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy of associating with the state government in minimizing air pollution as part of the IT major’s corporate social responsibility (CSR).
  4. NPCI has how many core promoter banks?
    A) 8
    B) 9
    C) 10
    D) 12
    E)15
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Presently ten core promoter banks (State Bank of India, Punjab National Bank, Canara Bank, Bank of Baroda, Union bank of India, Bank of India, ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, Citibank and HSBC).
  5. Asian Development Bank will undertake an exhaustive study in which state of India to add value to mango growing, guava, potato and pulse farming?
    A)West Bengal
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)Bihar
    E)Gujarat
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Asian Development Bank will undertake an exhaustive study in Uttar Pradesh to add value to mango growing, guava, potato and pulse farming, and submit a report to the state government.
  6. Gandhi Heritage Centre will be built in which country?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Afghanistan
    C)Uganda
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)China
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced to build a Gandhi Heritage Centre in Uganda’s Jinja, where a statue of Mahatma Gandhi now stands.
  7. Who will head the committee which will look into jail reforms across the country and suggest measures to deal with them?
    A)Amitav Ghosh
    B)Amitava Roy
    C)Mukul Mudgal
    D)Preeti Shenoy
    E)Arundhati Roy
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Supreme Court constituted a three-member committee, headed by its former judge Justice Amitava Roy, to look into jail reforms across the country and suggest measures to deal with them.
  8. Subarnarekha port is going to be constructed in which state?
    A)Andhra Pradesh
    B)Tamil Nadu
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Odisha
    E)Jharkhand
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Odisha government said that the construction of the Subarnarekha port in Balasore will begin in October 2018.
  9. According to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley,India’s growth rate will sustain at what rate?
    A)8.5%
    B)7.2%
    C)7.5%
    D)8%
    E)6.5%
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the new insolvency law, indirect tax regime and demonetization will help drive India’s growth rate and sustain it at 8%.
  10. UN Secretary-General Antonia Guterres has hailed the World Bank/United Nations FAM as an important new tool to help predict and prevent famine.What does “M” stands in FAM?
    A)Minor
    B)Mechanism
    C)Module
    D)Minority
    E)Majority
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    UN Secretary-General Antonia Guterres has hailed the World Bank/United Nations Famine Action Mechanism(FAM)as an important new tool to help predict and prevent famine.
  11. What does D stands for in DRI with respect to Interest Scheme?
    A) Different
    B) Dynamic
    C) Differential
    D) Development
    E)Data
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Differential Rate of Interest
  12. According to National Digital Communications Policy 2018, the policy aims at providing how much speed connectivity to all ‘Gram Panchayats’ by 2020?
    A)4 Gbps
    B)10 Gbps
    C)1 Gbps
    D)2 Gbps
    E)5 Gbps
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet approved a new telecom policy,National Digital Communications Policy 2018, designed to provide “Broadband to all”, Union Communications Minister Manoj Sinha announced. Further, the policy aims at providing 1 Gbps (gigabits per second) connectivity to all ‘Gram Panchayats’ by 2020 and 10 Gbps by 2022.
  13. 21st Central Zonal Council meeting was held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Bangalore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the meeting of 21st Central Zonal Council in Lucknow in which Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand while representative ministers of Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh participated.
  14. In a report titled “A Glass Half Full:The Promise of Regional Trade in South Asia”, the bank estimates India’s potential trade in goods with South Asia at how much amount?
    A)$60 billion
    B)$62 billion
    C)$68 billion
    D)$70 billion
    E)$65 billion
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    In a report titled “A Glass Half Full:The Promise of Regional Trade in South Asia”, the bank estimates India’s potential trade in goods with South Asia at $62 billion against its actual trade of $19 billion, which is a mere 3% of its global trade and about $43 billion below its potential.
  15. What was India’s rank in AT Kearney FDI Confidence Index 2018?
    A)12
    B)15
    C)9
    D)10
    E)11
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    India in 2018 has fallen out of the top 10 destinations for FDI in terms of its attractiveness, according to an AT Kearney report, which says this could be due to teething troubles in the implementation of the goods and services tax and the government’s demonetisation decision in 2016.
  16. Which country to host ASEAN Education Meet in October?
    A)USA
    B)Myanmar
    C)India
    D)Nepal
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) partner countries include India, China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Russia, the US and Australia.
  17. Shazam, world’s most popular music recognition mobile app was acquired by which company?
    A)Microsoft
    B)Cisco
    C)Apple
    D)Google
    E)Cognizant
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Apple announced it has completed the acquisition of Shazam, one of the world’s most popular music recognition mobile apps. Apple struck a deal with Shazam for a likely sum of nearly $400 million.
  18. Which indigenously developed Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile(BVRAAM) was successfully test-fired by the Indian Air Force from Su-30 Aircraft from Air Force Station,Kalaikunda?
    A)Astra
    B)Avni
    C)Akansha
    D)Akash
    E)Agni
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Astra, the indigenously developed Beyond Visual Range Air to Air Missile(BVRAAM) was successfully test-fired by the Indian Air Force from Su-30 Aircraft from Air Force Station,Kalaikunda.
  19. Which bank has set up an “war room lawyer team” for bad loans recovery?
    A)Indian Bank
    B)Bank of India
    C)Bank of Baroda
    D)UCO Bank
    E)Bank od Maharashtra
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Bank of baroda has set up a dedicated team of lawyers to speed up recovery of bad loans that get embroiled in litigation.
  20. Renowned commentator Jasdev Singh passed away.He was the commentator of which language?
    A)Urdu
    B)Odia
    C)Hindi
    D)English
    E)Sanskrit
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Renowned hindi commentator Jasdev Singh passed away after prolonged illness. Jasdev was a rare commentator who excelled in commentating on every sport but hockey was close to his heart.

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