GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 258

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

  1. India’s first “Methanol Cooking Fuel Program” is to be launched in which state?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Mizoram
    C)Sikkim
    D)Assam
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Northeast and Assam Petro Chemicals, a state-owned company launched Asia’s first canister based and India’s first “Methanol Cooking Fuel Program”.
  2. What was India’s rank in “Theft Ranking” published by Nuclear Security index?
    A)17th
    B)19th
    C)18th
    D)16th
    E)20th
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India has improved its ranking by one spot from 2016 and now stands 19th in the “Theft Ranking”for countries with weapons usable nuclear materials, according to the Nuclear Security Index. The index was released by the US-based Nuclear Threat Initiative (NTI).Australia, which was at the top in 2012, 2014, and 2016 among the 22 countries with weapons-usable nuclear materials, this time shares the top spot with Switzerland.
  3. Which country topped the list in International tourist arrivals in 2017 in South Asian Region?
    A)Australia
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)Bangladesh
    D)India
    E)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    International tourist arrivals hit record high in 2017 with India leading the growth in South Asian Region. According to data from the UN’s tourism organisation, a total of 1,323 million international tourist arrivals recorded in destinations around the world. The figure represents an 84 million increase over 2016, and a new record.
  4. Luka Modric has been voted the best player in Europe last season.He is the football captain of which country?
    A)Liverpool
    B)Croatia
    C)Brazil
    D)Spain
    E)Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Croatia captain Luka Modric has been voted the best player in Europe last season, edging former Real Madrid teammate Cristiano Ronaldo and Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah for the UEFA award.
  5. hri Yogi Adityanath inaugurated the widows’ home “Krishna Kutir”in which city?
    A)Mathura
    B)Kanpur
    C)Lucknow
    D)Gorakhpur
    E)Indore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Minister for Women & Child Development, Smt Maneka Gandhi, along with Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Shri Yogi Adityanath inaugurated the widows’ home “Krishna Kutir”at Vrindavan,Mathura,UP.
  6. When was HAL founded?
    A)1938
    B)1950
    C)1935
    D)1940
    E)1930
    View Answer
    Option D

  7. Which bank has reappointed Chanda Kochhar as director on its board?
    A)HSBC
    B)DNS
    C)ICICI
    D)HDFC
    E)AXIS
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    ICICI Bank has favoured the reappointment of Chanda Kochhar as a director on the board of ICICI Securities during the latter’s annual general meeting.
  8. The new lending rate MCLR introduced has come into effect from ?
    A) 1 June 2016
    B) 1 May 2016
    C) 1 April 2016
    D) 1 January 2016
    E) 1 February 2016
    View Answer
    Option C

  9. The finance ministry expressed the hope of economy to be grow at how much percent in the current fiscal?
    A)7.1
    B)7.5
    C)7.4
    D)7.2
    E)7.7
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Enthused by 8.2 per cent GDP growth in the first quarter of 2018-19, the Finance Ministry expressed the hope that economy may expand at 7.5 percent in the current fiscal. The country’s economy is on steady growth path, Economic Affairs Secretary SC Garg said while commenting on the April-June quarter growth number.
  10. Rikako Ikee was named the Indonesia Asian Games Most Valuable Player.He hails from which country?
    A)Australia
    B)Japan
    C)Russia
    D)USA
    E)Cananda
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Japan’s young swimmer Rikako Ikee was named the Indonesia Asian Games Most Valuable Player after winning six gold and two silver medals. She received $50,000 in prize money.
  11. Which country won a gold medal in the bridge competition of the 18th Asian Games?
    A)Bangladesh
    B)China
    C)India
    D)Pakistan
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India won a gold medal in the bridge competition of the 18th Asian Games with Pranab Bardhan and Shibhnath Sarkar clinching the top honours in the men’s pair event.
  12. When was IBA (Indian Banks Association) formed?
    A)1978
    B)1955
    C)1946
    D)1950
    E)1930
    View Answer
    Option C

  13. UIDAI extended deadline upto which day for banks to do minimum Aadhaar enrolments and updations in identified branches?
    A)Nov 25
    B)Dec 31
    C)Dec 1
    D)Nov 1
    E)Oct 5
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    UIDAI extended till November 1 the deadline for banks to do minimum Aadhaar enrolments and updations in identified branches.
  14. Recently, Subramaniam Badrinath announced his retirement.He hails from which sports?
    A)Football
    B)Chess
    C)Cricket
    D)Basketball
    E)Hockey
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former India and TamilNadu batsman Subramaniam Badrinath announced his retirement from all forms of cricket in a specially organised presser at the Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) headquarters in Chennai.
  15. The 4th International Ayurveda Congress was held in which country?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)India
    C)Australia
    D)Netherlands
    E)South Africa
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Minister of State for AYUSH Shri Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated the 4th International Ayurveda Congress at Netherlands. The congress would focus on promotion and propagation of Ayurveda in Netherlands and its neighboring countries of Europe.
  16. Payments Bank are required to invest minimum _____ per cent of its “demand deposit balances” in Government securities/Treasury Bills with maturity up to one year.
    A) 25 %
    B) 50 %
    C) 75 %
    D) 100 %
    E) 60%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The payments bank cannot undertake lending activities. Apart from amounts maintained as Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) with RBI on its outside demand and time liabilities, it will be required to invest minimum 75 per cent of its “demand deposit balances” in Government securities/Treasury Bills with maturity up to one year that are recognized by RBI as eligible securities for maintenance of Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) and hold maximum 25 per cent in current and time / fixed deposits with other scheduled commercial banks for operational purposes and liquidity management.
  17. When is International Day of Charity celebrated?
    A)Aug 4
    B)Aug 5
    C)Sep 5
    D)Sep 4
    E)Sep 6
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    September 5 was declared the International Day of Charity by the United Nations in 2012.
  18. Which Bangladesh Naval Ship arrived Vishakapatnam on a four day visit to the Eastern Naval Command?
    A)Somudra Joy
    B)Taruni
    C)Vishaka
    D)Joy Samudra
    E) Mouni Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Bangladesh Naval Ship Somudra Joy arrived Vishakapatnam on a four day visit to the Eastern Naval Command. The Bangladesh Navy ship was accorded a warm welcome by officials from ENC and the Eastern Fleet with Naval Band in attendance on arrival.
  19. Which state CM launched PUDA 360 ,an e-properties module to facilitate online property transactions?
    A)Haryana
    B)Punjab
    C)UP
    D)HP
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh launched PUDA 360, an e-properties module to facilitate online property transactions. It is aimed at bringing greater efficiency and transparency in the functioning of Punjab Urban Planning and Development Authority(PUDA).
  20. Who has been elected as the new Chairman of Indian Banks Association?
    A)Mahesh Kumar Jain
    B)Rajnish Kumar
    C)PS Jayaram
    D)Sunil Mehta
    E) Dipak Mishra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Indian Banks Association has elected PNB managing director and chief executive, Sunil Mehta, as the new chairman for 2018-19.

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