GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 254

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

  1. India signed MoU with which country for strengthening cooperation in the field of tourism?
    A)Bangladesh
    B)Nepal
    C)Mauritius
    D)Malta
    E)Malaysia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the signing of MoU between India and Malta for strengthening cooperation in the field of tourism.
  2. Which organization to hold Climate Summit 2019?
    A)UNESCO
    B)OECD
    C)WHO
    D)UN
    E)IMF
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Asserting that climate change is pushing the world towards “the edge of the abyss”, UN Chief Antonia Guteress has said that he will convene a meeting in September 2019 to bring climate action to the top of the international agenda.
  3. What is the present interest rate in Senior Citizen Savings Scheme (SCSS)?
    A) 8.2%
    B) 7.7%
    C) 8.3%
    D) 8.5%
    E) 8.0%
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    Option C

  4. Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the launch of “Swachhata Hi Seva Movement” from September 15 to mark which birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi?
    A)175th
    B)130th
    C)150th
    D)125th
    E)112th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    To mark the 150 th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced the launch of “Swachhata Hi Seva Movement” from September 15.
  5. India’s first ever dedicated dog park will be opened in which city?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Chennai
    C)Hyderabad
    D)Pune
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    For the first time in India, dog owners will have a dedicated dog park to visit. Set up in Hyderabad, the park is spread across an area of 1.3 acres.
  6. Which country flagged off the first bus service connecting it with Bihar?
    A)Bhutan
    B)Nepal
    C)Pakistan
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In a bid to boost tourism, the Nepal government headed by Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli, flagged off the first bus service connecting Kathmandu and the Indian state of Bihar.
  7. Which space agency successfully launched its Ice,Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite-2?
    A)CNSE
    B)NASA
    C)ISRO
    D)SpaceX
    E)BHABHA
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In a bid to understand Earth’s ice sheets, glaciers, sea ice, snow cover and permafrost,NASA successfully launched its Ice,Cloud and Land Elevation Satellite-2 or IceSat-2. The satellite with a three-year mission was launched with liftoff aboard a Delta II rocket from Space Launch Complex-2 at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.
  8. What is the present interest rate in National Savings Certificates (NSC) Scheme?
    A) 7.6%
    B) 7.7%
    C) 7.8%
    D) 7.5%
    E)7.9%
    View Answer
    Option A

  9. Which bank bagged the “Rajbhasha Kirti” award for outstanding performance in implementing the Official Language Policy during 2017-18?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Canara Bank
    C)PNB
    D)SBI
    E)OBC
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    State-run PNB bagged the “Rajbhasha Kirti” award for outstanding performance in implementing the Official Language Policy during 2017-18.
  10. The festival of Harvest Nuakhai is celebrated in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Haryana
    D)Manipur
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In western Odisha, the festival of Harvest Nuakhai is being celebrated. After harvest of new paddy of this season, rice has been processed and offered to Goddess Samaleswari in Sambalpur. People of western Odisha have also arranged Nuakhai Vetghat programs in Capital city Bhubaneswar.
  11. When was PNB established?
    A)1910
    B)1948
    C)1894
    D)1811
    E)1895
    View Answer
    Option C

  12. How much amount was allocated to Dairy Processing and Infrastructure Development Fund for 2017-18 to 2028-29?
    A)11081 cr
    B)10000 cr
    C)10881 cr
    D)11000 cr
    E)10500 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The CCEA approved a Dairy Processing and Infrastructure Development Fund with an outlay of Rs 10,881 crore for 2017-18 to 2028-29 to boost the dairy sector.
  13. The government is determined to keep fiscal deficit at how much percent?
    A)3.8
    B)3.5
    C)3.3
    D)3.1
    E)3.4
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The governement is determined to keep fiscal deficit within the budgeted level of 3.3 percent of GDP as the country cannot afford to have a twin deficit problem.
  14. When is International Day Of Democracy celebrated?
    A)Sep 17
    B)Sep 16
    C)Sep 15
    D)Sep 18
    E)Sep 11
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The International day of Democracy was observed across the world on September 15,2018. The day provides an opportunity to review the state of democracy in the world. It was observed for the first time in 2008.The theme of the 2018 International Day of Democracy was “Democracy under Strain”Solutions for a changing world”.
  15. The health ministry has banned the manufacture, sale and distribution of how many fixed dose combinations(FDCs) of drugs with immediate effect?
    A)320
    B)310
    C)305
    D)328
    E)300
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The health ministry has banned the manufacture, sale and distribution of 328 fixed dose combinations(FDCs) of drugs with immediate effect and restricted another six. This brings to an end a protracted legal battle between manufacturers of these combination drugs and the ministry, which has been working since 2016 to get these “irrational” and “unsafe” drugs banned.
  16. Which state has the highest number of people living with HIV in India according to the latest data by Health and Family Welfare Ministry?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Bihar
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Haryana
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Maharashtra has the highest number of people living with HIV in India which is around 3.30 lakh, contributing 15 per cent of total immunodeficiency virus-affected people in the country which is 21.40 lakh, according to the latest data by Health and Family Welfare Ministry.
  17. Where is the HQ of Advertising Standards Council of India?
    A)Chennai
    B)Delhi
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D

  18. Indo-Bhutan Border Trade Centre was inaugurated in which state?
    A)Assam
    B)Karnataka
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Manipur
    E)Orissa
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal inaugurated an Indo-Bhutan Border Trade Centre at Darranga in Tamulpur, Baksa District, Assam. Sonowal termed it a red-letter day and said that the trade centre will lead to strengthening of Indo-Bhutan relations.
  19. “Swachh Dhara”programme was flagged off in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Amravati
    C)Nagpur
    D)Pune
    E)Indore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu flagged off the “Swachh Dhara”programme in Amravati, with an aim to provide clean drinking water across the state.
  20. Mehlli Gobhai passed away at the age of 87 recently.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Economist
    C)Artist
    D)Singer
    E)Politician
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Mumbai-based artist,Mehlli Gobhai passed away at the age of 87 in a city hospital. The artist was said to be ailing for a while and had been hospitalised for a month.

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