GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 260

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

  1. First ever India Tourism Mart(ITM 2018) will held in which city?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)New Delhi
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Union Minister for Railways and Coal, Piyush Goyal inaugurated the “first ever India Tourism Mart(ITM 2018) in the presence of Union Tourism Minister, KJ Alphons and the Tourism Minister of Morocco, Mr. Mohamed Sajid, in New Delhi.
  2. How many airports of Airports Authority of India have been conferred with international awards at Customer Excellence Global Summit at Halifax, Canada?
    A)7
    B)6
    C)5
    D)2
    E)4
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    6 airports of the Airports Authority of India have been conferred with seven international awards. The Airports Council International (ACI) presented the Airport Service Quality Awards 2017 at Customer Excellence Global Summit at Halifax, Canada.
  3. RBI allowed state-owned oil marketing companies to raise ECBs from lenders under the automatic route.What is “C” in ECBs?
    A)Comeback
    B)Commercial
    C)Cooperative
    D)Commercialization
    E)Commerce
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    RBI allowed state-owned oil marketing companies to raise external commercial borrowings(ECBs) from lenders under the automatic route. The RBI decision comes on the back of a fast depreciating rupee and rising oil prices.
  4. 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
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    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.
  5. The 89th FIDE Congress 2018 was held at which place?
    A)Russia
    B)France
    C)Georgia
    D)India
    E)China
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Arkady Dvorkovich, former Deputy Prime Minister of Russia, was crowned as the new King of FIDE, the world body governing chess at the 89th FIDE Congress held at Batumi in Georgia.
  6. Fourth Eastern Economic Forum(EEF) held in which country?
    A)Nepal
    B)India
    C)Russia
    D)Australia
    E)Bangladesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    World leaders and business tycoons gathered in Russia’s Far Eastern port city of Vladivostok to discuss cooperation at the fourth Eastern Economic Forum(EEF).The three-day forum under the theme of “The Far East:Expanding the Rnage of Possibilities” has attracted thousands of attendees from more than 60 countries.
  7. What does B stands for in BFD with rest to AEPS?
    A) Biometric
    B) Best
    C) Binary
    D) Balance
    E) Biannual
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    BFD is Best finger detection .The best finger of a resident is the one that has the highest probability of matching. A resident can possess one or more best fingers, which can be detected during the Best Finger Detection (BFD) process.
  8. 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)11520 cr
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    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.
  9. Who was named as flag bearer of the Indian contingent for the 3rd Para Asian Games to be held in Jakarta from October 6-13?
    A)PV Sindhu
    B)Sardar Singh
    C)Rani Rampal
    D)Thangvellu Mariyappan
    E)Devendra Jhajharia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Rio Paralympic gold medallist Thangvellu Mariyappan was named as flag bearer of the Indian contingent for the 3rd Para Asian Games to be held in Jakarta from October 6-13.
  10. According to global brand consultancy Interbrand’s “Best 100 Global Brands” report,which company has become the top brand in the world in 2018?
    A)Microsoft
    B)Facebook
    C)Apple
    D)Google
    E)IBM
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Apple displaced Google to become the top brand in the world in 2018 while Facebook, mired in data breach controversies, fell to 9th place in the top 100 brands. globally.According to global brand consultancy Interbrand’s “Best 100 Global Brands” report,Amazon achieved a 56 per cent growth to become the 3rd top brand globally.
  11. Which Indian men’s cricketer received Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2018 at National Sports Awards 2018?
    A)Rohit Sharma
    B)KL Rahul
    C)MS Dhoni
    D)Virat Kohli
    E)Ravindra Jadeja
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The National Sports Awards 2018 were officially announced on 20 September. These awards are conferred by Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
  12. Where is the headquarters of Fincare small finance bank located?
    A) Ahmedabad
    B) Jaipur
    C) Gandhinagar
    D) Bengaluru
    E) Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Setup by- Disha Microfin Private Ltd.
  13. National Khadi Festival 2018 held in which city?
    A)Nashik
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    A month-long National Khadi Festival 2018 to promote Khadi products has been inaugurated on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti 2018, by Union Minister for Micro Small & Medium Enterprises, Shri Giriraj Singh.
  14. Chanda Kochhar quits from CEO position recently.She was the former CEO of which bank?
    A)ICICI Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)SBI
    D)PNB
    E)IDBI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Chanda Kochhar quit as CEO of ICICI Bank after her plea for early retirement was accepted by the bank. She is also stepping down from the board of directors of its units, including ICICI Securities where she had sought reappointment as the chairperson.
  15. Which IIT has been named the national coordinating institute of the Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration(SPARC) of the Ministry of Human Resource Development?
    A)IIT Kharagpur
    B)IIT Bombay
    C)IIT Madras
    D)IIT Kanpur
    E)IIT Delhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    IIT Kharagpur has been named the national coordinating institute of the Scheme for Promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration(SPARC) of the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
  16. Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the India International Convention and Expo Centre in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)Chennai
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for the India International Convention and Expo Centre in New Delhi’s Dwarka.
  17. The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the establishment of National Institute of Mental health Rehabilitation in which district?
    A)Hosangabad
    B)Panna
    C)Bhopal
    D)Sehore
    E)Gwalior
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the establishment of National Institute of Mental health Rehabilitation in Sehore district instead of earlier approved Bhopal location.
  18. Who has been selected for the prestigious Ekalabya Puraskar 2018?
    A)Rani Rampal
    B)Abhinav Bindra
    C)Lilima Minz
    D)PV Sindhu
    E)Virat Kohli
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Hockey player Lilima Minz, who hails from Odisha, has been selected for the prestigious Ekalabya Puraskar 2018. The annual award, comprising a cash prize of Rs 5 lakh along with a citation, would be presented at the Ekalabya Award function.
  19. India and ADB signed how much million loan agreement to strengthen capacity of Kolkata Municipal Corporation(KMC) for resilient urban services?
    A)$95 million
    B)$100 million
    C)$150 million
    D)$160 million
    E) $120 million
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India and ADB signed $100 million loan agreement to strengthen capacity of Kolkata Municipal Corporation(KMC) for resilient urban services.
  20. Randhir Singh (retd), passed away recently.He belonged to which field?
    A)Politician
    B)Indian Air Force
    C)Indian Navy
    D)Writer
    E)Comedian
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Air Marshal Randhir Singh (retd), a highly decorated Indian Air Force Veteran, passed away in Chandigarh at the age of 97 after a brief illness.

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