GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 261

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

  1. Which company has got the R3 Approval from Insurance Regulatory Authority of India?
    A)ICICI Securities
    B)Spoton
    C)Reliance Health Insurance
    D)Bajaj Allianz
    E)Walmart
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Reliance Capital Ltd said its wholly owned Reliance Health Insurance has got the R3 Approval from Insurance Regulatory Authority of India.
  2. India successfully test-fired which surface to surface short-range tactical ballistic missile from a defence facility off Odisha coast?
    A)Prahaar
    B)Parbat
    C)Prush
    D)Parivartan
    E)Prakash
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India successfully test-fired surface to surface short-range tactical ballistic missile Prahaar from a defence facility off Odisha coast.
  3. ISRO’s first space Technology Incubation Centre was opened in which city?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Agartala
    C)Shillong
    D)Shimla
    E)Dehradun
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb inaugurated ISRO’s first space Technology Incubation Centre at the National Institute of Technology Agartala via remote from Bengaluru. The Centre was launched at the first edition of ‘”Spacetronics”organised by the India Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA).
  4. What is the term which refers to an economy where the government imposes few or no restrictions and regulations on buyers and sellers?
    A) Free-market Economy
    B) True-cost Economy
    C) Socialist Economy
    D) Command Economy
    E) Welfare Economics
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Some Extra:
    Free market refers to an economy where the government imposes few or no restrictions and regulations on buyers and sellers. In a free market, participants determine what products are produced, how, when and where they are made, to whom they are offered, and at what price—all based on supply and demand.
  5. What is the capital of Germany?
    A)Berlin
    B)New York
    C)London
    D)Paris
    E)Austria
    View Answer
    Option A

  6. State-owned Airports Authority of India will prepare a detailed project report for development of Palaly airport.Where is Palaly Airport situated?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Bhutan
    C)Bangladesh
    D)Sri lanka
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    State-owned Airports Authority of India will prepare a detailed project report for development of Palaly airport in Sri Lanka. This would be the first project for the AAI in the island nation.
  7. Indian economy will grow up to $5 trillion by which year,according to Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
    A)2024
    B)2022
    C)2025
    D)2030
    E)2035
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The size of the Indian economy will double to $5 trillion by 2022 with manufacturing and agriculture contributing $1 trillion each, and the various states are competing with each other to help achieve this goal, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said.
  8. Which state tourism awarded with Pacific Asia Travel Association(PATA) for its innovative marketing campaigns?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Karnataka
    C)Kerala
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Kerala Tourism vigorous efforts to get back on track in the wake of recent devastating floods got a shot in the arm as it walked away with two prestigious gold awards of the Pacific Asia Travel Association(PATA) for its innovative marketing campaigns.
  9. Which city metro has become the first ever metro rail corporation from India to bag the International ‘Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents “Award?
    A)Delhi
    B)Lucknow
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bengaluru
    E)Gwalior
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation has become the first ever metro rail corporation from India to bag the International ‘Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents “Award.
  10. The 46th edition of Cervantino International Festival is to be held in which country?
    A)Brazil
    B)Russia
    C)Mexico
    D)USA
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 46th edition of Cervantino International Festival to be held in Mexico, will see India participating as a guest of honour, with an elaborate programme of performing arts.
  11. The “Sagarmatha Friendship-2” military exercise in between Nepal and which other country?
    A)Australia
    B)China
    C)India
    D)Pakistan
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Days after pulling out of the Bimstec joint military exercise in India at the last minute, the Nepal Army began its second wargame with the Chinese Military at Chengdu,China. The “Sagarmatha Friendship-2” military exercise in China’s Sichuan province will last 10 days.
  12. What is the rate of interest on PPF and NSCs from Oct 1,2018?
    A)8.5%
    B)7.2%
    C)8%
    D)7.5%
    E)8.8%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The government raised the interest rates on small saving schemes, including National Savings Certificates (NSCs), Public Provident Fund (PPF) and Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP), for the third quarter of the fiscal (October-December).The PPF and NSCs will earn 8% interest from October 1, 2018, while KVPs will earn 7.7%.While the Senior Citizen’s Savings Scheme of five-year period will offer 8.7% interest, the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana for the girl child will offer 8.5%..The government retained the interest on savings deposits at 4% compounded annually.
  13. Which state government introduced a system to rate industries based on the amount of pollutants generated by them?
    A)Haryana
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Mizoram
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Odisha Government introduced a system to rate industries based on the amount of pollutants generated by them. They will be given star rating from one to five with the most polluting industry getting one star while the industry with highest compliance rate with pollution control norms will get five stars.
  14. Indian women boxers bagged how many medals at the 32nd Ahmet Comert Boxing Tournament in Istanbul,Turkey?
    A)4
    B)9
    C)7
    D)8
    E)6
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian women boxers have bagged a total of 7 medals, including three gold, two silver and two bronze at the 32nd Ahmet Comert Boxing Tournament in Istanbul,Turkey.
  15. What is the capital of Niger?
    A)Nimara
    B)Canberra
    C)Baku
    D)Niamey
    E)Belarus
    View Answer
    Option D

  16. Who is the author of “Story So far”?
    A)Binoy Kumar
    B)Sujoy Ghosh
    C)Sundeep Misra
    D)Arundhati Roy
    E) A P J Abdul Kalam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The incredible story of Dutee Chand, who rose from abject poverty to become one of India’s biggest sprinting stars, will be brought alive in the form of a book titled as, “Story so Far”.
  17. Which section of RBI Act 1934 gives the Reserve bank of India the sole right to issue Bank notes of all denominations?
    A) Section 18
    B) Section 34
    C) Section 28
    D) Section 22
    E) Section 25
    View Answer
    Option D
  18. According to Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu,India committed to become 5 trillion economy by which year?
    A)2025
    B)2022
    C)2030
    D)2035
    E)2032
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu said that India is committed to be five trillion dollar economy by 2025 while addressing at the India-Malta Business Forum in Floriana,Malta.
  19. According to a survey by The Economist Intelligence Unit commissioned by payments company Visa, what is India’s rank in government e-payment adoption?
    A)32nd
    B)36th
    C)25th
    D)28th
    E)20th
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India’s overall ranking on the government’s adoption of e-payments has moved up to 28th in 2018, from 36th in 2011.Norway leads the pack in the 73-country ranking, followed by France and Denmark.
  20. The girl holding the lamp in the celebrated painting “Glow of Hope”, also known as the women with the Lamp, has died.What was her name?
    A)Geeta Sharma
    B)Meena Ramanujan
    C)Gita Uplekar
    D)Sita Singh
    E)Uma Bardhan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The girl holding the lamp in the celebrated painting “Glow of Hope”, also known as the women with the Lamp, has died at 102.Gita Uplekar died in Kolhapur, Maharashtra after a brief illness.

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