GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 266

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

  1. Which IT company acquired salesforce advisor “Fluido”?
    A)Aon Hewitt
    B)Capgemini
    C)TCS
    D)Infosys
    E)IBM
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Infosys announced a definitive agreement to acquire Fluido, a salesforce advisor and consulting partner in Nordics that has expertise in cloud consulting, implementation and training services. Infosys said the acquisition enhances its ability to provide clients an unparalleled cloud-first transformation.
  2. “Swachh Dhara”programme was flagged off in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Amravati
    C)Nagpur
    D)Pune
    E)Varanasi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu flagged off the “Swachh Dhara”programme in Amravati, with an aim to provide clean drinking water across the state.
  3. Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) is established and incorporated under Section 3 which of the following acts?
    A) Small Industries Development Bank of India Act 1989
    B) Small Industries Development Bank of India Act 1981
    C) Companies Act, 1956
    D) Companies Act, 2013
    E) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) is an apex development financial institution in India, headquartered at Mumbai with branches all over India.
    NABARD was established on the recommendations of B.Sivaraman Committee, (by Act 61, 1981 of Parliament) on 12 July 1982 to implement the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act 1981.
  4. 2022 Youth Games will held in which country?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)Senegal
    C)Ukraine
    D)Australia
    E)Indonesia
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The International Olympic Committee has picked its first African host of any Olympics, formally awarding the 2022 Youth Games to Senegal.
  5. ISRO signed MoU with which university to expand its presence to the northern most state of India?
    A)Sher-e-Kashmir University
    B)Lovely Professional University
    C)Banaras Hindu University
    D)Central University jammu
    E)Jadavpur University
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The ISRO will set up a centre at the Central university Jammu to expand its presence to the northernmost state of India.
  6. The Union Cabinet has approved the payment of Productivity Linked Bonus(PLB) equivalent to how many days wages for the financial year 2017-18 for all eligible non-gazetted Railway employees?
    A)78
    B)79
    C)80
    D)66
    E)60
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet has approved the payment of Productivity Linked Bonus(PLB) equivalent to 78 days wages for the financial year 2017-18 for all eligible non-gazetted Railway employees.
  7. The Inland Waterways Authority of India will be launching a Roll on –Roll off service in which state?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Mizoram
    D)Nagaland
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Inland Waterways Authority of India is set to launch a Roll on –Roll off service in Assam from Neamati to Manjuli Island , the Ministry of Shipping said.
  8. Which bank has signed an MoU with Kathmandu-based National Banking Institute(NBI) for the development of human resources of the latter?
    A)ICICI
    B)HDFC
    C)PNB
    D)SBI
    E)OBC
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    SBI has signed an MoU with Kathmandu-based National Banking Institute(NBI) for the development of human resources of the latter.
  9. Name India’s first underwater robotic drone launched?
    A)Evitrone
    B)Eyerovtuna
    C)Tuna
    D)Tarini
    E)Pratyush
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India’s first underwater robotic drone developed at Maker Village in Kochi, which can send real-time video of ships and other underwater structures to help with their repair and maintenance, was launched.
  10. Which country rejected the findings of the Human Capital Index report of the World Bank, which placed the country at the 115th position?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Nepal
    C)Bangladesh
    D)India
    E)China
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    India rejected the findings of the Human Capital Index report of the World Bank, which placed the country at the 115th position, lower than Nepal, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Bangladesh.
  11. Typhoon Trami hit which country recently?
    A)Japan
    B)China
    C)USA
    D)Indonesia
    E)India
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Typhoon Trami hit Japan’s southern island of Okinawa with a maximum speed of 216 kilometres per hour.
  12. What is the currency of Senegal?
    A)Rupee
    B)Euro
    C)Franc
    D)Dollar
    E)Rial
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    Option C

  13. Which state has won the UN Food and Agriculture Organisations Future Policy Gold Award 2018?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Odisha
    C)Sikkim
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Sikkim has won the UN Food and Agriculture Organisations Future Policy Gold Award has won the for its achievement in becoming the world’s first totally organic agriculture state.
  14. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) was constituted by which of the following acts?
    A) Companies Act, 2013
    B) Companies Act, 1956
    C) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1995
    D) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1999
    E) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) is an autonomous, statutory agency tasked with regulating and promoting the insurance and re-insurance industries in India. It was constituted by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1999, an Act of Parliament passed by the Government of India. The agency’s headquarters are in Hyderabad, Telangana, where it moved from Delhi in 2001.
  15. Who has been appointed as India’s next ambassador to China?
    A)Navtej Sarna
    B)Sanjeev Bhattarcharya
    C)Preeti Shenoy
    D)Vikram Misri
    E) Binoy Singh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Senior diplomat Vikram Misri has been appointed as India’s next ambassador to China, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) announced. He will replace Gautam Bambawale.
  16. The Uttar Pradesh government has approved the setting up of a political training institute in which city?
    A)Meerut
    B)Ghaziabad
    C)Lucknow
    D)Kanpur
    E)Indore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In a first, the Uttar Pradesh government has approved the setting up of a political training institute in Ghaziabad. The institute will give political training to public representatives and political workers, and will professionally groom political leadership in the country.
  17. Which state government signed MoU with Portugal for water and sewage management?
    A)Bihar
    B)Goa
    C)Sikkim
    D)Haryana
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Goa government inked an MoU with Portugal and said that the coastal state was looking at the European nation, with which it has a historical link, for its model of development.
  18. Where is the HQ of Food and Agriculture Organization?
    A)New York
    B)London
    C)Rome
    D)Paris
    E)Brussels
    View Answer
    Option C

  19. The country’s first India Israel Innovation Centre, an entrepreneurial technology hub, was launched in which city?
    A)Delhi
    B)Nashik
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Pune
    E)Mumbai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The country’s first India Israel Innovation Centre, an entrepreneurial technology hub, was launched in Bengaluru.
  20. Annapurna Devi passed away at Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai.She was related to which profession?
    A)Singer
    B)Politician
    C)Actress
    D)Musician
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Hindustani classical musician Annapurna Devi passed away at Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai.

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