GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 257

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

  1. The 3rd edition of World’s Biggest Open Innovation Model –Smart India Hackathon 2019 will be held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)New Delhi
    C)Pune
    D)Kolkata
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The 3rd edition of World’s Biggest Open Innovation Model –Smart India Hackathon 2019 was launched by the Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar in New Delhi.
  2. Which state launched a first of its kind initiative “MIL-Banche”?
    A)Odisha
    B)UP
    C)MP
    D)HP
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In Madhya Pradesh, in a first of its kind initiative,”MIL-Banche”, an interactive programme between schools and society is being organized in all government schools of the state.
  3. NASSCOM launched its Centre of Excellence for Internet of Things in which state?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Odisha
    C)Bihar
    D)Haryana
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In collaboration with the Haryana government, Indian IT industry’s apex body NASSCOM launched in Haryana its Centre of Excellence for Internet of Things.
  4. Recently,Jamie Vardy retired from International Sports.He was related to which sports?
    A)Baseball
    B)Golf
    C)Cricket
    D)Football
    E)Hockey
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Jamie Vardy has effectively retired from international football and informed Gareth Southgate of his decision to focus on club football.
  5. What is the daily limit of transaction in BHIM app?
    A) Rs 10,000
    B) Rs 20,000
    C) Rs 50,000
    D) Rs 1,00,000
    E) Rs. 1,15,000
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Daily Limit- Rs 20,000
  6. According to RBI,India’s external debt declined by how much percent at end June 2018?
    A)2.5
    B)2.8
    C)3.5
    D)2.0
    E)3.2
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India’s external debt declined 2.8 per cent to USD 514.4 billion at June-end over the previous quarter on account of a decrease in commercial borrowings, short-term debt and non-resident Indian (NRI) deposits.
  7. The Centre and ADB have signed a 110 million dollar loan agreement for the upgradation of 2800 km kilometers all-weather rural roads for which state?
    A)Arunachal Pradesh
    B)Himachal Pradesh
    C)Madhya Pradesh
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Centre and ADB have signed a 110 million dollar loan agreement for the upgradation of 2800 km kilometers all-weather rural roads in Madhya Pradesh.
  8. 14th International Global Communication Association Conference on Media and Communication is to be held in which city?
    A)Jaipur
    B)Delhi
    C)Udaipur
    D)Mumbai
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Global Communication Association(GCA), a not-for-profit body of media and communication professionals, is organizing its 14th international conference of communication experts and specialists, in India, on 11-12 October 2018, in the historic ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur.
  9. How many Indian Ocean Rim Association countries adopted the Delhi Declaration on Renewable Energy in the Indian Ocean Region?
    A)17
    B)15
    C)21
    D)18
    E)25
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    As many as 21 countries in the Indian Ocean Rim Association,IORA, adopted the Delhi Declaration on Renewable Energy in the Indian Ocean Region.
  10. Instant fund transfer under UPI, if available for how many hours in a day?
    A) 8 hours
    B) 10 hours
    C) 12 hours
    D) 24 hours
    E) 5 hours
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    All payments are instant and 24/7, regardless of your bank’s working hours.
  11. Which state government launched Unnati, a scheme to foster entrepreneurs working on rural and social impact technologies?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Bihar
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Karnataka Government of Social Welfare has launched Unnati, a scheme to foster entrepreneurs working on rural and social impact technologies. As part of the scheme, the department will invest up to Rs 20 crore to create end-to-end support infrastructure for start-ups and entrepreneurs from a marginalised background.
  12. Union Health Minister JP Nadda has said that 1.5 lakh primary health centres(PHCs) and sub-centres will be converted into wellness centres by which year?
    A)2030
    B)2025
    C)2019
    D)2022
    E)2032
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Union Health Minister JP Nadda has said that 1.5 lakh primary health centres(PHCs) and sub-centres will be converted into wellness centres by 2022.
  13. US space agency NASA has completed how many years of human space exploration, discovering the world beyond Earth and developing new technologies?
    A)70 years
    B)65 years
    C)55 years
    D)60 years
    E)50 years
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    US space agency NASA has completed 60 years of human space exploration, discovering the world beyond Earth and developing new technologies.

  14. Where is the HQ of ESIC?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Pune
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C

  15. Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development launched the initiative SATAT that is aimed at providing a developmental effort that would benefit both vehicle-users as well as farmers and entrepreneurs.What is “S” in SATAT?
    A)Sustainable
    B)System
    C)Sacred
    D)Symptoms
    E)Surya
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Skill Development and Entrepreneurship will kick off an innovative initiative in New Delhi with PSU Oil Marketing Companies.Titled SATAT, the initiative is aimed at providing a Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation(SATAT) as a developmental effort that would benefit both vehicle-users as well as farmers and entrepreneurs.
  16. The 3rd Youth Olympic Games began in which country?
    A)France
    B)Mexico
    C)Argentina
    D)India
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 3rd Youth Olympic Games has officially begun at Buenos Aires,Argentina.India is represented with a contingent of 68 members, including 46 athletes, will compete in 13 sports during the prestigious event.
  17. RBI issued guidelines for operating ETPs to transact in eligible instruments.What is “T” in ETPs?
    A)Trading
    B)Transact
    C)Trade
    D)Transaction
    E)Transmission
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    RBI issued guidelines for operating Electronic Trading Platforms(ETPs) to transact in eligible instruments. Trading on electronic platforms is being encouraged across the world as it enhances pricing transparency, processing efficiency and risk control.
  18. Which became the first state to offer financial assistance under a special scheme for pregnant tea garden workers?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Manipur
    C)Assam
    D)Mizoram
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Assam became the first state to offer financial assistance under a special scheme for pregnant tea garden workers.They will also not be engaged in work from the third trimester of pregnancy to three months after delivery. Women form the bulk of the workforce in the state’s 800-odd tea gardens.
  19. The share of private investments in the infrastructure sector has fallen to a decadal low of how much percent in FY18?
    A)37%
    B)25%
    C)30%
    D)35%
    E)20%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The share of private investments in the infrastructure sector has fallen to a decadal low of around 25% in FY 18 steeply down from a high of 37 per cent in FY08, says a report.
  20. When is National Sports Day celebrated?
    A)Aug 30
    B)Aug 29
    C)Aug 27
    D)Aug 28
    E)Aug 34
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

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