GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 247

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

  1. 2018 Asian Games begins in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Beijing
    C)Tokyo
    D)Jakarta
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 2018 Asian Games began on August 18 with a grand opening ceremony at Gelora Bung Karno Main Stadium in Jakarta,Indonesia.
  2. Which company has become the first public sector enterprise to make a transaction on the TReDs platform?
    A)HAL
    B)Infosys
    C)BHEL
    D)BEL
    E)BHABHA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Receivables Exchange of India (RXIL) (Headquarters – Mumbai, Maharashtra) said that the Hindustan Aeronautics(HAL) has become the first public sector enterprise to make a transaction on the TReDs platform.
  3. According to Nomura,India’s current account deficit (CAD) is expected to widen to how much percent of the GDP in this financial year?
    A)2.5
    B)2.7
    C)2.6
    D)2.8
    E)2.4
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India’s current account deficit (CAD) is expected to widen to 2.8 percent of the GDP in this financial year, says a Nomura report.
  4. Where is HQ of Nomura?
    A)New York
    B)New Delhi
    C)Beijing
    D)Tokyo
    E)Colombo
    View Answer
    Option D

  5. Former Governor GopalKrishna Gandhi conferred with Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award.He was former governor of which state?
    A)UP
    B)West Bengal
    C)Haryana
    D)Tripura
    E)Uttrakhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Former West Bengal Governor GopalKrishna Gandhi conferred with Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana on the occasion of 74th birth anniversary of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
  6. Who will be heading the task force working on comprehensive relief for flood-affected in Kerala in coordination with the state and district administrations?
    A)V.Sharma
    B)Ajay Tyagi
    C)Kris Gopalakrishnan
    D)Gopal Rao
    E) Eruch Mistry
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Industry chamber CII said a task force chaired by its former president Kris Gopalakrishnan is working on comprehensive relief for flood-affected in Kerala in coordination with the state and district administrations.
  7. Where is the headquarters of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank located?
    A) Ahmedabad
    B) Jaipur
    C) Mumbai
    D) Bengaluru
    E) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Ujjivan Financial Services Private Ltd., Bengaluru
  8. 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.
  9. Which is the first state in India to launch a mobile app “i-Hariyali” to supply free saplings?
    A)UP
    B)Haryana
    C)Punjab
    D)Bihar
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Punjab Minister announced that Punjab,the first state in India to launch a mobile app “i-Hariyali” to supply free saplings, has provided 13 lakh saplings to people through this endeavour so far.
  10. When was NSIC founded?
    A)1970
    B)1952
    C)1930
    D)1962
    E)1955
    View Answer
    Option E

  11. Former fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket.He hails from which country?
    A)South Africa
    B)West Indies
    C)Australia
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)South Korea
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former Australian fast bowler Mitchell Johnson has announced his retirement from all forms of cricket. The 36-year-old, who bid adieu to international cricket in November 2015, said that he had hoped to continue playing for domestic T20 leagues, but his body has started to shut down.
  12. What is the paid up capital of NPCI?
    A) Rs 50 crore
    B) Rs 100 crore
    C) Rs 137 crore
    D) Rs 150 crore
    E) Rs 107 crore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Rs 137 crore
  13. 11th World Hindi Conference 2018 was held in which city?
    A)Abu Dhabi
    B)London
    C)Paris
    D)Port Louis
    E)Jakarta
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 11th World Hindi Conference, an event aimed at expanding the reach of the Hindi language at a global level, began in Port Louis ,Mauritius.
  14. The multi-purpose Barak 8 missile defence system ,is jointly developed by India and which other country?
    A)Iran
    B)Israel
    C)Russia
    D)China
    E)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The multi-purpose Barak 8 missile defence system ,jointly developed by India and Israel will be procured by the Israeli Navy to protect its economic zones and strategic facilities from diversified threats and the sales for it have exceeded USD 5 billion.
  15. What is India’s rank in the recenty updated FIFA rankings in August 2018?
    A)95th
    B)98th
    C)96th
    D)97th
    E)90th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian football team have climbed one spot to attain the 96th position in the recenty updated FIFA rankings in August 2018.
  16. 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.
  17. Walmart acquired 77 percent stake in which e-commerce company?
    A) Snapdeal
    B)Amazon
    C)Ebay
    D)Paytm
    E) Flipkart
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    Walmart acquired 77 percent stake in e-commerce major Flipkart. Remainder of the business is held by other shareholders, including Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal, Tencent, Tiger Global and Microsoft Corp.
  18. Who has been named as the world’s highest paid female actress by Forbes?
    A)Angelina Jolie
    B)Eva Green
    C)Scarlett Johansson
    D)Emma Watson
    E)Miley Cyrus
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    “Lost in Transaltion” actress Scarlett Johansson(American Actress and singer)has been named as the world’s highest paid female actress by Forbes.
  19. 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.
  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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