GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – Set 210

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

  1. Who has been elected as chair of the International Nitrogen Initiative(INI)?
    A)Devendra Sikri
    B)Ajay Tyagi
    C)Raghuram Rajan
    D)N Raghuram
    E)Viral Acharya
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian scientist-academician, N Raghuram,has been elected chair of the International Nitrogen Initiative(INI), a global policy making initiative.
  2. Google paid homage to ______________ author Ismat Chughtai on 21st August with a doodle?
    A)Sanskrit
    B)Urdu
    C)Hindi
    D)Bengali
    E)Telugu
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Urdu author Ismat Chughtai, known for her literary works exploring free speech, social liberation, and gender equality, was on 21st August paid homage by search engine giant Google with a colourful doodle on her 107th birthday.
  3. Where is the HQ of FIFA?
    A)Zurich
    B)Beijing
    C)Kathmandu
    D)Paris
    E) Tokyo
    View Answer
    Option A
  4. Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited (BRBNMPL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), was set up under which of the following acts?
    A) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    B) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    C) Companies Act, 1956
    D) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
    E) Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation Act, 1951
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited (BRBNMPL) was established by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as its wholly owned subsidiary on 3rd February 1995 with a view to augmenting the production of bank notes in India to enable the RBI to bridge the gap between the supply and demand for bank notes in the country.
    The BRBNMPL has been registered as a Private Limited Company under the Companies Act 1956 with its Registered and Corporate Office situated at Bengaluru. The company manages 2 Presses one at Mysore in Karnataka and the other at Salboni in West Bengal.
  5. Which country will host Asia Cup 2018 in September 2018?
    A)Pakistan
    B)India
    C)UAE
    D)Bangladesh
    E)South Korea
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) have signed an agreement for the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to host the prestigious Asia Cup scheduled to take place in September.
  6. The Central Government , recently launched the “Digital Northeast Vision Document 2022”in which city?
    A)Shillong
    B)Itanagar
    C)Tripura
    D)Pune
    E) Guwahati
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    Option E
    Explanation:

    The Central Government which aims to improve digital connectivity and infuse digital literacy in all the states of the country, recently launched the “Digital Northeast Vision Document 2022” in Guwahati.
  7. “281 and Beyond” is the autobiography of which Indian cricketer?
    A)Rahul Dravid
    B)Saurav Ganguly
    C)MS Dhoni
    D)VVS Laxman
    E)Sachin Tendulkar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Veteran cricketer VVS Laxman, will now bring his expertise into play as he picks up the pen to write his tell-all book titled “281 and Beyond”which will hit the stands in November.
  8. What is the currency of Russia?
    A)Rupee
    B)Dollar
    C)Ruble
    D)Euro
    E) Dinar
    View Answer
    Option C
  9. The Centre has declared which state floods as a “calamity of severe nature”?
    A)UP
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Kerala
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Andhra Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Centre declared the Kerala floods a “calamity of severe nature”,amid demands for declaring it a national disaster.
  10. A Payments Bank is registered as public limited company under which of the following acts?
    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 A
    Explanation:

    Small Finance Banks are also registered under Companies Act, 2013
  11. The Union Ministry of Earth has decided to set up a cyclone warning centre in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Bangalore
    C)Tripura
    D)Thiruvananthapuram
    E)Hyderabad
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Union Ministry of Earth has decided to set up a cyclone warning centre in Thiruvananthapuram.
  12. An influential American lawmaker has said that she would introduce a historic legislation to posthumously award which Indian personality?
    A)Narendra Modi
    B)Mahatma Gandhi
    C)Sardar Vallabhai Patel
    D)Jawaharlal Nehru
    E)Atal Bihari Bhajpai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    An influential American lawmaker has said she would introduce a historic legislation to posthumously award Mahatma Gandhi a Congressional Gold Medal, the highest civilian award in the US, for inspiring peaceful movements for civil rights around the world.
  13. Nepal-India literature festival 2018 will be held in which city?
    A)Kolkata
    B)New Delhi
    C)Kathmandu
    D)Birgunj
    E)Mumbai
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    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.
  14. Which online retailer has acquired AI-led speech recognition Liv.ai?
    A)Ebay
    B)Snapdeal
    C)Flipkart
    D)Amazon
    E)Myntra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Online retailer Flipkart has acquired AI-led speech recognition Liv.ai, in a bid to target the next 200 million online shoppers.
  15. National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) signed an MoU with which country for exchange of information and cooperation in areas such as policies to aid development of small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the two countries?
    A)China
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)Myanmar
    D)Malaysia
    E)Bangladesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) signed an MoU with SME Corporation Malaysia for exchange of information and cooperation in areas such as policies to aid development of small and medium businesses (SMBs) in the two countries.
  16. “ELANG SHAKTI”exercise is between India and which other country?
    A)Malaysia
    B)Myanmar
    C)Australia
    D)Bhutan
    E)Russia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The first ever joint air exercise involving the Indian Air Force and the Royal Malaysian Air Force commenced at Subang Air Base in Malaysia.It is the inaugural bilateral exercise between IAF & RMAF.The exercise seeks to deepen defense and military ties between the two countries.The exercise in Malaysia will be called Exercise Elang Shakti.
  17. Which portal will now have IIT-PAL lectures which will reduce students’ dependence on coaching classes?
    A)SHINE
    B)NAUKRI
    C)SWAYAM
    D)SAURASHTRA
    E)SARKAR
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    HRD Minister has said that IIT-PAL lectures would now be available in handheld devices via the “SWAYAM”portal in order to reduce students’ dependence on coaching classes.
  18. Who was the highest paid female athlete for a third consecutive year in 2018, according to an annual list published by Forbes?
    A) Dane Caroline Wozniacki
    B)Serena Williams
    C)Venus Williams
    D)PV Sindhu
    E)Sunita Williams
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Serena Williams was the highest paid female athlete for a third consecutive year in 2018, according to an annual list published by Forbes.
  19. Who has been named as the world’s highest paid female actress by Forbes?
    A)Angelina Jolie
    B)Eva Green
    C)Scarlett Johansson
    D)Emma Watson
    E)Miley Cyrus
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    “Lost in Transaltion” actress Scarlett Johansson(American Actress and singer)has been named as the world’s highest paid female actress by Forbes.
  20. Singer Aretha Franklin passed away. She hails from which country?
    A)India
    B)Australia
    C)UK
    D)USA
    E)Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    US singer Aretha Frankli has passed away at the age of 76. She received the Grammy Award 18 times and was the first female vocalist to be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.

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