GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 250

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

  1. A special film festival on the theme “Freedom Struggle and Freedom Fighters” was held in which city on 15th August?
    A)Kolkata
    B)New Delhi
    C) Chennai
    D)Pune
    E) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    A special film festival on the theme “Freedom Struggle and Freedom Fighters” was held in Mumbai,Maharashtra on 15th August. The festival was organized by the Films Division to mark India’s 72nd Independence Day.
  2. Where is the HQ of FIFA?
    A)Tokyo
    B)Beijing
    C)Zurich
    D)Paris
    E)Canberra
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Which country will join the first ever military exercise of the countries in the BIMSTEC, to be hosted by India from September 10-16 in Pune?
    A)Iran
    B)Nepal
    C)Thailand
    D)Australia
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Nepal will join the first ever military exercise of the countries in the BIMSTEC, or Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation, to be hosted by India from September 10-16 in Pune of the western Indian state of Maharashtra.
  4. When is National Sports Day celebrated?
    A)Aug 30
    B)Aug 29
    C)Aug 27
    D)Aug 28
    E)Aug 25
    View Answer
    Option B

  5. Union cabinet has approved how much percent hike in DA and DR for central govt.employees?
    A)2.5
    B)1.5
    C)1
    D)2
    E)3.5
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Union cabinet approved an additional 2 percent hike in DA and DR for central government employees. The hike will come into effect from July 1, 2018.
  6. The government said recently that which disease will be covered under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana?
    A)Malaria
    B)Childhood Cancer
    C)Tuberculosis
    D)AIDS
    E)Typhoid
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The government has said that treatment of childhood cancer will be covered under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana. The scheme will provide health insurance cover of five lakh rupess to poor families. BPL and lower-middle-class families will benefit from it.
  7. What is India ‘s rank globally in terms of number of family owned businesses according to “Credit Suisse Family 1000”in 2018?
    A)5th
    B)1st
    C)2nd
    D)3rd
    E)4th
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India ranks third globally in terms of number of family owned businesses with 111 companies having a total market capitalisation of $839 billion. India closely follows China with 159 firms and the US with 121 firms, says a report.
  8. Who was appointed as Chief Privacy Officer by Google?
    A)John Riot
    B)Keith Enright
    C)Scott Kiemens
    D)Kate Enrigh
    E)Sundar Pichai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Google has appointed its privacy lawyer, Keith Enright, as Chief Privacy Officer as the company proposed policies for potential federal regulation of data.
  9. Indian table tennis men’s team settled for a historic bronze medal after losing to which country in a lop-sided semifinal at the 18th Asian Games?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Bangladesh
    C)Sri Lanka
    D)South Korea
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian table tennis men’s team settled for a historic bronze medal after losing 0-3 to South Korea in a lop-sided semifinal at the 18th Asian Games.
  10. Which IT company acquired salesforce advisor “Fluido”?
    A)Aon Hewitt
    B)Capgemini
    C)TCS
    D)Infosys
    E)IBM
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Infosys announced a definitive agreement to acquire Fluido, a salesforce advisor and consulting partner in Nordics that has expertise in cloud consulting, implementation and training services. Infosys said the acquisition enhances its ability to provide clients an unparalleled cloud-first transformation.
  11. Scientists have set a new Guinness World Record by creating the smallest medical robot.What is the size of it?
    A)100 nm
    B)105 nm
    C)110 nm
    D)120 nm
    E) 115 nm
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Scientists have set a new Guinness World Record by creating the smallest medical robot– a device measuring just 120 nanometres that could assist in future cancer and Alzheimer’s treatments.
  12. Which state government launched a universal helpline service 181 for women in distress?
    A)Goa
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Haryana
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Goa government’s Women and Child Development Ministry launched a universal helpline service for women in distress in the coastal state.
  13. Wicketkeeper James Foster retired recently.He played from which country?
    A)South Africa
    B)Zimbabawe
    C)England
    D)Australia
    E)South Korea
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former England wicket keeper James Foster has announced his decision to retire from all forms of cricket at the end of the ongoing season.
  14. Marbat festival is celebrated in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Nashik
    C)Pune
    D)Nagpur
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Thousands of people thronged the streets of Maharashtra’s Nagpur city to celebrate the Marbat festival.As per the tradition, the devotees took out a procession carrying effigies that represent evil forces. The clay effigies or ‘Marbats’ of Kali (black) and Pivli (Yellow) were the main attraction of the procession.
  15. Where is the HQ of Airports Authority of India?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
    E)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D

  16. Which country has decided to participate in the Programme for International Student Assessment(PISA), which tests the learning level of 15 year olds, after a gap of nine years?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Thailand
    C)Pakistan
    D)India
    E) China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India has decided to participate in the Programme for International Student Assessment(PISA), which tests the learning level of 15 year olds, after a gap of nine years, a senior HRD Ministry official said.
  17. Which bank launched overdraft facility for MSMEs based on GST returns?
    A)PNB
    B)SBI
    C)HDFC Bank
    D)ICICI Bank
    E)AXIS Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Micro,small and medium enterprises will now be able to get quick overdraft of up to Rs 1 crore for working capital requirements, based on their goods and services tax (GST) returns.
  18. How much revision was done from Rs.800 crore of the project outlay for setting up of India Post Payments Bank (IPPB)?
    A)1700 cr
    B)1435 cr
    C)1500 cr
    D)1400 cr
    E)1150 cr
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for revision of the project outlay for setting up of India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) from Rs. 800 crore to Rs 1435 crore.
  19. When is World Suicide Prevention Day(WSPD) observed?
    A)Sep 9
    B)Sep 10
    C)Sep 11
    D)Sep 12
    E)Sep 15
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    World Suicide Prevention Day(WSPD) is an awareness day observed on 10 September every year, in order to provide worldwide commitment and action to prevent suicides, with various activities around the world since 2003.
  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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