GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 263

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

  1. When is International Youth Day celebrated?
    A)July 11
    B)Aug 10
    C)Aug 12
    D)June 12
    E)June 10
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    International Youth Day is an awareness day designated by the United Nations. The purpose of the day is to draw attention to a given set of cultural and legal issues surrounding youth. The first IYD was observed on 12 August, 2000.The theme was “Safe Spaces For youth”.
  2. 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)5
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    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.
  3. 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)ICICI Bank
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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.
  4. NABARD has approved how much loan to 93 prioritised irrigation projects under the government’s flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY)?
    A)65634 cr
    B)64654 cr
    C)60157 cr
    D)62458 cr
    E)63000 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    NABARD has approved Rs.65,634.93 crore loan so far to 93 prioritised irrigation projects under the government’s flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana (PMKSY).
  5. Who ranked first in the Kotak Wealth Hurun-Leading Wealthy Women 2018 list?
    A)Indra Nooyi
    B)Smitha V.Crishna
    C)Smitha Mandhana
    D)Hima Das
    E)Sakshi Malick
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Smitha V.Crishna , a third-generation heir of the Godrej family, ranks first in the Kotak Wealth Hurun-Leading Wealthy Women 2018 list with an estimated wealth of ₹ 37,570 crore. Ms. Smitha owns one-fifth of the Godrej Group.
  6. CM Naveen Patnaik launched the “Mu Hero..Mu Odisha” campaign‘ in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Cuttack
    C)Pune
    D)Kolkata
    E)Bhubaneshwar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Chief minister Naveen Patnaik launched the “Mu Hero..Mu Odisha” campaign‘ in Cuttack that aims to recognise exemplary works by Odia boys and girls towards social transformation.
  7. Which ministry has approved a proposal for setting up of water aerodromes in the country?
    A)Ministry of Corporate Affairs
    B)Ministry Of Civil Aviation
    C)Ministry of Railways
    D)Ministry of Women and Child development
    E)Ministry of Education
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The civil Aviation Ministry has approved a proposal for setting up of water aerodromes in the country, with Chilika Lake in Odisha, Sardar Sarovar Dam and Sabarmati River Front in Gujarat being identified in the first phase for development of such facilities.
  8. 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)2033
    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.
  9. What is the capital of Niger?
    A)Nimara
    B)Canberra
    C)Baku
    D)Niamey
    E)Brussels
    View Answer
    Option D

  10. ISRO’s first space Technology Incubation Centre was opened in which city?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Agartala
    C)Shillong
    D)Shimla
    E)Delhi
    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).
  11. According to FICCI Economic Outlook survey,India’s GDP is expected to grow at how much percent in the current fiscal?
    A)7.5%
    B)7.2%
    C)7.1%
    D)7.4%
    E)7.0%
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Indian economy is expected to grow at 7.4% in the current fiscal, higher than the previous year, according to FICCI Economic Outlook survey.
  12. When is International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer celebrated?
    A)Dec 15
    B)Sep 10
    C)Aug 17
    D)Sep 15
    E) Sep 16
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    The United Nations’ International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is celebrated on the 16th September every year.The theme for International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer 2018 was “Keep cool and carry on:The Montreal Protocol”.
  13. Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here with how many states for the construction of the Lakhwar multi-purpose project in the upper Yamuna basin?
    A)10
    B)6
    C)8
    D)7
    E)4
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) here with 6 states for the construction of the Lakhwar multi-purpose project in the upper Yamuna basin to deal with water crisis.Chief Ministers of Uttar Pradesh (Yogi Adityanath), Rajasthan (Vasundhara Raje Scindia), Uttarakhand (Trivendra Singh Rawat), Himachal Pradesh (Jai Ram Thakur), Haryana (Manohar Lal Khattar) and (Delhi Arvind Kejriwal) signed the MoU.
  14. Where is the HQ of PayU Payments Private Limited?
    A)Nashik
    B)Pune
    C)Gurgaon
    D)Chennai
    E)Meerut
    View Answer
    Option C

  15. First ever India Tourism Mart(ITM 2018) will held in which city?
    A)Bengaluru
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)New Delhi
    E)Varanasi
    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.
  16. Who is the author of Kashi:Secret of the Black Temples?
    A)Vineet Bajpai
    B)Anshula Kant
    C)Arundhati Roy
    D)Neerja Singh
    E)R. K Narayan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Kashi:Secret of the Black Temples, the final book of Vineet Bajpai’s Harappa trilogy, was launched in New Delhi.
  17. Which actor will inaugurate “Umang”, a centre for special children in Jaipur?
    A)Akshay Kumar
    B)Ranveer Singh
    C)Salman Khan
    D)Ranbir Kapoor
    E)Saif Ali Khan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Salman Khan will officially inaugurate “Umang”, a centre for special children in Jaipur. After unveiling the plaque, he will meet the children and see the services provided by the centre for rehabilitating them.
  18. India’s first project of Swadesh Darshan Scheme was launched in which state?
    A)Tripura
    B)Shillong
    C)Assam
    D)Manipur
    E)Imphal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Governor of Manipur, Dr. Najma A. Heptulla inaugurated the project “Development of North East Circuit:Imphal and Khongjom”implemented under the Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India on August 14.
  19. Government has permitted flying commercial drones in day time from which date?
    A)Oct 1
    B)Nov 1
    C)Dec 1
    D)Dec 2
    E)Oct 2
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The commercial use of drones (unmanned aircraft) across sectors such as agriculture, health and disaster relief under new regulations will come into force from December 1, but delivery of payload, including food items, would not be allowed as of now, the government said.
  20. Ganpatrao Andalkar passed away recently.He was related to which profession?
    A)Politics
    B)Actor
    C)Wrestling
    D)Singer
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Well-known wrestler Ganpatrao Andalkar passed away at a private hospital in Pune.

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