GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – Set 209

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

  1. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) drastically cut the timeline for listing of debt securities to how many days from 12 days at present?
    A)6
    B)7
    C)8
    D)9
    E)5
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) drastically cut the timeline for listing of debt securities to 6 days from 12 days at present.
  2. PM Narendra Modi launched which scheme on Independence Day,which is the flagship project of Ayushmaan Bharat?
    A)Modicare
    B)Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana
    C) Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyan
    D)Pradhan Mantri Jan Yojana
    E)Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on the occasion of Independence Day, announced the launch of “Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyan”on September 25. The scheme is the flagship project of Ayushmaan Bharat, the national healthcare policy launched by the Government earlier this year.
  3. Which country received over 30 ambulances and 6 buses from India, on the occasion of India’s 72nd Independence day?
    A)Bhutan
    B)Pakistan
    C)Nepal
    D)Bangladesh
    E)India
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Indian Embassy in Nepal handed over 30 ambulances and 6 buses to various hospitals, non-profit charitable organizations and educational institutions of Nepal on the occasion of India’s 72nd Independence day.
  4. What is the metric which defines operating liquidity available to business known as? [Asked in SBI PO Main 2017 Exam] A) Quick ratio
    B) Accounts payable turnover
    C) Working capital
    D) Cash conversion cycle
    E) Overtrading
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The liquidity metric Working capital is defined simply as the difference between two Balance sheet figures:
    Working capital = Current assets – Current liabilities
  5. Sriram Kalyanaraman has resigned amidst allegations of favouring housing finance companies.He was the former MD of which organization?
    A)LIC
    B)SIDBI
    C)SEBI
    D)National Housing Bank
    E)RBL
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    National Housing Bank MD Sriram Kalyanaraman has resigned amidst allegations of favouring housing finance companies. The government has accepted the resignation and also ordered a vigilance inquiry against him.
  6. Who won the Hindu Playwright Award 2018?
    A)Somnath Chatterjee
    B)Rajendra Menon
    C)Arundhati Roy
    D)Annie Zaidi
    E) Manuja Chellur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Hindu Playwright Award 2018 went to Annie Zaidi for her play Untitled-1. The ₹2 lakh award for the best new unpublished and unperformed playscript in English was presented at the launch of the 14th edition of The Hindu Theatre Fest at the Taj Coromandel.
  7. Where is the HQ of Competition Commission of India?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Bangalore
    View Answer
    Option C

  8. Nepal-India literature festival 2018 will be held in which city?
    A)Kolkata
    B)New Delhi
    C)Kathmandu
    D)Birgunj
    E)Dhaka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The festival was inaugurated by Chief Minister of Province 2 Mohammad Lalbabu Raut. The festival is aimed at strengthening Indo-Nepal ties.
  9. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is an initiative of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) under the provisions of?
    A) Companies Act, 2013
    B) Companies Act, 1956
    C) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    D) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
    E) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), an umbrella organisation for operating retail payments and settlement systems in India, is an initiative of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) under the provisions of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007, for creating a robust Payment & Settlement Infrastructure in India.
  10. Which station was adjudged as the cleanest railway station in the third cleanliness survey released on 13th August 2018?
    A)Bhopal
    B)Jodhpur
    C)Pune
    D)Indore
    E)Gwalior
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Jodhpur and Marwar in Rajasthan were declared the cleanest railway stations, while Varanasi, the prime minister’s Lok Sabha constituency, slipped to the 69th position in the third cleanliness survey released on 13th August 2018.
  11. Name India’s first humanoid robot which can speak Hindi,Bhojpuri,Marathi and English?
    A)Rakhi
    B)Reshma
    C)Resham
    D)Resmi
    E) Rashmi
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    The developer claimed it as world’s first Hindi speaking realistic humanoid robot and India’s first lip-synching robot. Rashmi uses linguistic interpretation (LI), artificial intelligence (AI), visual data and facial recognition systems.
  12. FICCI Ladies Organisation launched which application to create awareness on preventive healthcare?
    A)WOW
    B)WOV
    C)VOV
    D)HOW
    E)HOH
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    FICCI Ladies Organisation, the women’s wing of Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has launched a mobile application aimed at creating awareness on preventive healthcare.
  13. GST Council started a project to give how much percent as cashback to incentivise digital payment in the country?
    A)12
    B)15
    C)20
    D)10
    E)30
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council in its meeting on Saturday decided to start a pilot project to give 20 per cent cashback of the GST paid to incentivise digital payment in the country.
  14. DRDO developed landing gear for which Unmanned Aerial Vehicle?
    A)Rustom4
    B)Rustom1
    C)Rustom2
    D)Rustom3
    E)Rustom5
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    An indigenously designed and developed landing gear for the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle(UAV) Rustom2 has been successfully tested.
  15. Where is HQ of Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union?
    A)Kuala Lumpur
    B)Paris
    C)London
    D)New Delhi
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option A

  16. Which film has won the first prize under the Short Film Award Scheme-2018 of the National Human Rights Commisson?
    A)Lipstick Under my Burkha
    B)Behind the Bars
    C)The English Patient
    D)Newton
    E)English Vinglish
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Shimla-based filmmaker Devkanya Lotheta’s film “Behind the Bars”has won the first prize under the Short Film Award Scheme-2018 of the National Human Rights Commisson.
  17. Which bank topped the list among PSBs in collecting highest minimum balance penalty in 2017-18?
    A)BOB
    B)PNB
    C)SBI
    D)IOB
    E)BOM
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    As many as 21 public sector banks (PSBs) and three major private sector lenders have collected a whopping Rs.5000 crore from customers for non-maintenance of minimum balance in their accounts in 2017-18.
  18. The center recently approved the proposal of setting up of new AIIMS in which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)UP
    C)MP
    D)Tripura
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In order to facilitate the growth of health-care sector, the Center recently approved the proposal of setting up of AIIMS in Tripura.
  19. Recently,Somnath Chatterjee passed away.He belonged to which profession?
    A)Journalist
    B)Actor
    C)Singer
    D)Politician
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Somnath Chatterjee, who had one of the longest innings of any MP in the Lok Sabha, passed away following a heart attack. He was aged 89. The stalwart of Indian politics has delivered more than 500 speeches in Parliament.
  20. Food and agri products manufacturer Ruchi Soya has been acquired by which company?
    A)Cadbury
    B)Nestle
    C)Adani
    D)Adani Wilmar
    E)Sanjeev Kapoor
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the acquisition of food and agri products manufacturer Ruchi Soya by consumer edible oils major Adani Wilmar.

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