GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – 269

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

  1. 2018 Youth Olympic Games held in which country?
    A)India
    B)Argentina
    C)Mexico
    D)Australia
    E)Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Indian Under 18 men’s and women’s Hockey team finished their 2018 Youth Olympic Games campaign with siver medals at Buenos Aires,argentina.
  2. Which university took first spot on Reuters’ list of the World’s most innovative universities for the consecutive year?
    A)University of HongKong
    B)Imperial College
    C)Cambridge University
    D)Stanford University
    E)MIT
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Stanford University takes first place on Reuters’ list of the World’s most innovative universities for the consecutive year, holding fast to its ranking by consistently producing new patents and papers that influence researchers around the globe.
  3. Who unveiled the book “The Paradoxical Prime Minister”?
    A)Amit Shah
    B)Narendra Modi
    C)Shashi Tharoor
    D)Smriti Irani
    E)Mamta Bannerjee
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Congress leader Shashi Tharoor ‘unveiled’ the word to the public in a tweet that also introduced his new book, “The Paradoxical Prime Minister”.
  4. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Jubliee celebrations of National Human Rights Commission in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Kanpur
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said National Human Rights Commission said has an important role to play in government’s efforts to achieve sustainable development goals. Addressing an event in New Delhi to mark the 25th to mark the anniversary of the founding of the NHRC, he said the government is committed to improve the lives of people by ensuring their rights.
  5. The Election Commission of India introduced which unique based mobile app in the upcoming assembly polls?
    A)c-vigil
    B)m-vigil
    C)b-vigil
    D)c-viral
    E)g-vigil
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Election Commission of India is introducing the unique internet based mobile app C-Vigil in the upcoming assembly polls.
  6. What is the term which refers to a system where the government, rather than the free market, determines what goods should be produced, how much should be produced and the price at which the goods are offered for sale?
    A) Free-market Economy
    B) True-cost Economy
    C) Socialist Economy
    D) Command Economy
    E) Microeconomics
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The command economy is a key feature of any communist society.
  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. As per the Global Hunger Index 2018,what is India’s rank in the list?
    A)105th
    B)102nd
    C)103rd
    D)100th
    E)108th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    As per the index, India was ranked 103rd out of 119 qualifying countries. The Global Hunger Index 2018 report was prepared jointly by global NGOs namely, Concern Worldwide (Ireland) and Welthungerhilfe (Germany). The index was topped by Belarus.
  9. India and China have launched their first joint programme for which country to train its diplomats?
    A)Bangladesh
    B)Pakistan
    C)Afghanistan
    D)Nepal
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India and China have launched their first joint programme for Afghanistan to train its diplomats.
  10. What is the original economic system in which traditions, customs, and beliefs help shape the goods and the services the economy produces, as well as the rules and manner of their distribution called?
    A) Constitutional Economy
    B) Traditional Economy
    C) Socialist Economy
    D) Monetary Economy
    E) Welfare Economics
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Traditional economy is an original economic system in which traditions, customs, and beliefs help shape the goods and the services the economy produces, as well as the rules and manner of their distribution. Countries that use this type of economic system are often rural and farm-based.
  11. According to UK-based charity Oxfam Internationals “Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index”,what is India’s rank among 157 countries?
    A)142nd
    B)155th
    C)147th
    D)150th
    E)147th
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    UK-based charity Oxfam Internationals “Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index” ranks India 147th among 157 countries analysed, describing the country’s commitment to reducing inequality as a “a very worrying situation” given that it is home to 1.3 billion people, many of whom live in extreme poverty.The list is topped by Denmark.
  12. Where is HQ of Bank of Baroda?
    A)Pune
    B)Kolkata
    C)Vadodara
    D)Lucknow
    E)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C

  13. Which Indian player won his second Challenger level title of the season, lifting the Santo Domingo Open trophy with partner Miguel Angel Reyyes Varela?
    A)Somdev Devvarman
    B)Yuki Bhambri
    C)Leander Paes
    D)Mahesh Bhupathi
    E) Mohammed Amir
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Leander Paes won his second Challenger level title of the season, lifting the Santo Domingo Open trophy with partner Miguel Angel Reyyes Varela.
  14. The 17th edition of old world theatre festival held at which place?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 17th edition of old world theatre festival will bring to stage productions that mirror the continuities in Indian theatre from the earliest to the most contemporary with a special focus on the next generation of theatre artistes and directors.
  15. Centre has approved how much amount to promote leather industry in Tamil Nadu?
    A)102 cr
    B)100 cr
    C)105 cr
    D)104 cr
    E)110 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The central government has approved a special package for employment generation in leather and footwear sector.Centre has approved 4 projects worth over 105 crore rupees to promote leather industry in Tamil Nadu.
  16. Where is HQ of Indus Towers?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
    E)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option D

  17. How much percent interest rate has been hiked by the centre for the non-government provident, superannuation, and gratuity funds, effective from October 1?
    A)8.4 percent
    B)7 percent
    C)8 percent
    D)7.5 percent
    E)6.6 percent
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Centre has notified a higher interest rate of 8% for the non-government provident, superannuation, and gratuity funds, effective from October 1.
  18. Which company acquired Clearfunds, an online mutual fund investment platform?
    A)Mobikwik
    B)Freecharge
    C)Paytm
    D)Phonepe
    E)yono
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Domestic mobile wallet player, Mobikwik announced its foray into India’s wealth management market with the acquisition of Clearfunds, an online mutual fund investment platform based out of Mumbai, for an undisclosed amount
  19. The Appoinments Committee of the Cabinet has approved extension in tenure of Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer PS Jayakumar.He is the MD and CEO of which bank?
    A)SBI
    B)IDBI
    C)Bank of Baroda
    D)Punjab National Bank
    E)Union Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Appoinments Committee of the Cabinet has approved extension in tenure of Bank of Baroda’s Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer PS Jayakumar given one year extension, i.e. till October 12, 2019.
  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)Social Activists
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

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

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