GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 256

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

  1. The ninth edition of Mountain Echoes Literature Festival began in which city?
    A)Beijing
    B)New Delhi
    C)Thimphu
    D)Tokyo
    E)Colombo
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    In Bhutan, the ninth edition of Mountain Echoes Literature Festival began in Thimphu. The four-day Literature Festival began with a tribute to former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was remembered at the annual event for his animated style of poetry recitations.
  2. Who will be new governor of J&K?
    A)Lal ji Tandon
    B)NN Vohra
    C)Ganga Prasad
    D)Satya Pal Malik
    E) Tathagata Roy
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Bihar governor Satya Pal Malik has been transferred to Jammu and Kashmir and he will replace NN Vohra.Senior BJP leader Lal Ji Tandon has been appointed as the governor of Bihar replacing Malik, and Satyadev Narayan Arya will be the new governor of Haryana.
  3. India won how many medals in WUSHU at 18th Asian Games 2018?
    A)1
    B)4
    C)3
    D)5
    E)6
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Naorem Roshibini Devi, Santosh Kumar, Surya Bhanu Partap Singh and Narender Grewal lost in semifinal bouts but in the process gave the Indian team an unprecedented 4 medals in the Asian Games 2018.
  4. The centre is trying by bringing together all logistics players on one platform through a national logistics e-marketplace.The test run of it is scheduled to be commenced from which month and year?
    A)January 2019
    B)Feb 2019
    C)March 2019
    D)April 2019
    E)June 2019
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    After the launch of the government e-marketplace (GeM), the centre is trying to replicate its success at a much larger scale by bringing together all logistics players on one platform through a national logistics e-marketplace for better price discovery and reducing logistics cost.The test run for the online logistics marketplace is likely to begin by March 2019.
  5. “ELANG SHAKTI”exercise is between India and which other country?
    A)Malaysia
    B)Myanmar
    C)Australia
    D)Bhutan
    E)South Africa
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The first ever joint air exercise involving the Indian Air Force and the Royal Malaysian Air Force commenced at Subang Air Base in Malaysia.It is the inaugural bilateral exercise between IAF & RMAF.The exercise seeks to deepen defense and military ties between the two countries.The exercise in Malaysia will be called Exercise Elang Shakti.
  6. Banks cannot accept interest free deposits other than in
    A) Saving account
    B) Recurring deposit account
    C) Fixed deposit account
    D) Current account
    E) Banking Regulation Act
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    Option D

  7. Which country unveiled its first domestic fighter jet “Kowsar”?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Bangladesh
    C) China
    D)Iraq
    E) Iran
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    Iran unveiled its first domestic fighter jet with President Hassan Rouhani insisting that Tehran’s military strength was only designed to deter enemies and create “lasting peace”.
  8. Which company has been ranked number one on Fortune’s global list for rapidly expanding access to the Internet?A)BSNL
    B)Airtel
    C)Jio
    D)Idea
    E)BSNL
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Billionaire Mukesh Ambani-led telecom startup Reliance Jio has been ranked number one on Fortune’s global list for rapidly expanding access to the Internet.
  9. Which portal will now have IIT-PAL lectures which will reduce students’ dependence on coaching classes?
    A)SHINE
    B)NAUKRI
    C)SWAYAM
    D)SAURASHTRA
    E)UNNATI
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    HRD Minister has said that IIT-PAL lectures would now be available in handheld devices via the “SWAYAM”portal in order to reduce students’ dependence on coaching classes.
  10. Government unveiled which initiative under which travellers will soon be able to enter airports in the country with facial recognition biometrics?
    A)Yatra India
    B)Digi Yatra
    C)Digi Dhan
    D)Yatra
    E)Safar
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Travellers will soon be able to enter airports in the country with facial recognition biometric under the government’s Digi Yatra initiative.
  11. Country’s biggest centre equipped with the ultra-modern technology Bhamashah Techno Hub was inaugurated in which city?
    A)Raipur
    B)Jaipur
    C)Gwalior
    D)Panna
    E)Indore
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje inaugurated the Bhamashah Techno Hub in Jhalana Industrial Area of Jaipur. She said the country’s biggest centre equipped with the ultra-modern technology will help around 700 entrepreneurs to work under one roof and realise their dreams.
  12. Airtel Payments Bank is a joint venture between Bharti Airtel Ltd and which among the following banks?
    A) Yes Bank
    B) Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C) State Bank of India
    D) Punjab National Bank
    E)Oriental Bank of Commerce
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Airtel Payments Bank (APB) is a joint venture between Bharti Airtel Ltd and Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. Joint venture ratio is 80 : 20 respectively.
  13. Shane Warne will talk about his extraordinary cricketing career and his life off the pitch besides unveiling several unknown facts in his autobiography.He belongs to which country?
    A)South Africa
    B)England
    C)Australia
    D)India
    E)China
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Australian Spin legend Shane Warne will talk about his extraordinary cricketing career and his life off the pitch besides unveiling several unknown facts in his autobiography. His memoir “No Spin” will have a global release on October 4.
  14. According to the latest Q3 2018 Salary Budget Planning Report released by Willis Towers Watson, salaries in India are projected to rise by how much percent in 2019?
    A)11 percent
    B)12 percent
    C)10 percent
    D)15 percent
    E)20 percent
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Salaries in India are projected to rise 10 percent in 2019, same as the actual increase in 2018, according to the latest Q3 2018 Salary Budget Planning Report released by Willis Towers Watson, the global advisory, broking and solutions company.
  15. Which online retailer has acquired AI-led speech recognition Liv.ai?
    A)Ebay
    B)Snapdeal
    C)Flipkart
    D)Amazon
    E)Jabong
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Online retailer Flipkart has acquired AI-led speech recognition Liv.ai, in a bid to target the next 200 million online shoppers.
  16. 6th International Buddhist Conclave 2018 will be held in which state?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Tamil Nadu
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Himachal Pradesh
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The 6th International Buddhist Conclave 2018 will be held in Maharashtra with the participation of over 200 delegates Buddhist monks diplomats researchers and scholars from around 15 nations.
  17. 36th National Games in 2019 will be held in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Goa
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Sikkim
    E)Tripura
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The much-delayed 36th National Games in Goa will be held from March 30 to April 14 next year. Opening and Closing ceremonies will be held at PJN Stadium, Fatorda.
  18. Government to spend how much amount in 600 projects in top-ranked institutes?
    A)600cr
    B)700cr
    C)400cr
    D)500cr
    E)800 cr
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Under its scheme to forge international research partnerships, the Human Research Development(HRD) Ministry will fund 600 projects in top-ranked institutes with a total of about Rs400 crore, according to the IIT-Kharagpur, the coordinating centre for the scheme.
  19. Which IIT has launched its Re Water Research Institute which will primarily look at treating and converting sewage water into potable water?
    A)IIT Kharagpur
    B)IIT Delhi
    C)IIT Srinagar
    D)IIT Kanpur
    E)IIT Roorkee
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    IIT-Kharagpur launched its Re Water Research Institute which will primarily look at treating and converting sewage water into potable water. The pilot plant at IIT-Kharagpur is expected to be ready by March 2019.
  20. “281 and Beyond” is the autobiography of which Indian cricketer?
    A)Rahul Dravid
    B)Saurav Ganguly
    C)MS Dhoni
    D)VVS Laxman
    E)Sachin Tendulkar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Veteran cricketer VVS Laxman, will now bring his expertise into play as he picks up the pen to write his tell-all book titled “281 and Beyond”which will hit the stands in November.

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