GA Revision for NIACL Assistant, IBPS RRB PO/Clerk, Indian Bank – Set 207

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

  1. Which mobile operator has launched WINGS application, a VOIP based service?
    A)Vodafone
    B)MTNL
    C)Idea
    D)BSNL
    E)Reliance
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    BSNL has launched BSNL WINGS , a VOIP based service. In WINGS, there is no SIM or cable wiring as is a VOIP service through an app. The WINGS service offers unlimited free audio/video calling for one year.
  2. Who won the gold medal for India at the 18th Asian Games after defeating Japanese Daichi Takatani 11-8 in Men’s 65kg freestyle event?
    A)Sangram Singh
    B)Akhil Yadav
    C)Bajrang Punia
    D)Gama Singh
    E) V.Sharma
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Wrestler Bajrang Punia bagged the first gold medal for India at the 18th Asian Games after defeating Japanese Daichi Takatani 11-8 in Men’s 65kg freestyle event.
  3. Micro Units Development & Refinance Agency Ltd. is registered as a company under which of the following acts?
    A) Companies Act, 2013
    B) Companies Act, 1956
    C) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    D) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    E) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union Budget presented by the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley, for FY 2015-16, announced the formation of MUDRA Bank. Accordingly MUDRA was registered as a Company in March 2015 under the Companies Act 2013 and as a Non Banking Finance Institution with the RBI on 07 April 2015.
  4. India Baja 2018 competition is to be held in which state?
    A)HP
    B)MP
    C)Gujarat
    D)UP
    E) Rajasthan
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    Option E
    Explanation:

    India Baja 2018, the Indian edition of the greatest challenge of all extreme motorsport competitions in the world, will be organised from August 17-19 among the dunes of Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.
  5. Recently Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away. He was _______ Prime Minister of the country.
    A)11th
    B)12th
    C)10th
    D)9th
    E)8th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away on 16th August 2018 in All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi after a long illness. The 93-year-old BJP leader was suffering from multiple ailments.
  6. Who was appointed as 50th President of Paraguay?
    A)Malcolm Turnbell
    B)Ibrahim Keita
    C)Mario Abdo Benitez
    D)Abdo Mario
    E) Modibo Sidibe
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former Senator Mario Abdo Benitez has been sworn in as president of Paraguay after narrowly winning the presidential election in April.
  7. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj inaugurated “Panini Language Laboratory”in which city?
    A)Canberra
    B)Tokyo
    C)Port Louis
    D)Mumbai
    E) Seoul
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj inaugurated “Panini Language Laboratory” at Mahatma Gandhi Institute at Port Louis in Mauritius.
  8. What is the metric that measures the average number of days the company takes to payoff outstanding bills known as?
    A) Accounts payable turnover
    B) Financial accounting
    C) Days payable outstanding
    D) Quick ratio
    E) Coverage Ratio
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Days payable outstanding (DPO) is an efficiency ratio that measures the average number of days a company takes to pay its suppliers.
  9. Rural Electrification Corporation(REC) has inked a loan agreement with German Bank KfW for how much amount?
    A)500 million
    B)200 million
    C)300 million
    D)400 million
    E) 600 million
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Rural Electrification Corporation(REC) has inked a loan agreement with German Bank KfW for EUR 200 million. The fund will be used to finance clean energy projects in India.
  10. What is the capital of Mauritius?
    A)Curepipe
    B)NewYork
    C)Port Louis
    D)Paris
    E)Canberra
    View Answer
    Option C

  11. Sujata Kumar passed away recently.She hails from which profession?
    A)Writer
    B)Journalist
    C)Actress
    D)Singer
    E)Footballer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Actress Sujata Kumar, who played the role of Sridevi’s sister in the movie ‘English Vinglish’, passed away after battling fourth stage cancer.
  12. India’s first project of Swadesh Darshan Scheme was launched in which state?
    A)Tripura
    B)Shillong
    C)Assam
    D)Manipur
    E)Meghalaya
    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.
  13. For the first time, India’s space agency is planning to put an Indian Astronaut for how many days in space at a cost less than Rs.10,000 crore as part of its manned mission by 2022?
    A)7
    B)5
    C)6
    D)8
    E)9
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    For the first time, India’s space agency is planning to put an Indian Astronaut for 7 days in space at a cost less than Rs.10,000 crore as part of its manned mission by 2022, ISRO Chairman K. Sivan announced.
  14. Who has been appointed as brand ambassador for Road safety campaigns?
    A)Irfan khan
    B)Ranbir Kapoor
    C)Ranveer Singh
    D)Akshay kumar
    E)Amir Khan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping, Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari launched three short films for generating public awareness towards road safety.
  15. Former player Ajit wadekar passed away.He was related to which sports?
    A)Chess
    B)Basketball
    C)Tennis
    D)Cricket
    E)Football
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former India cricket captain Ajit Wadekar has passed away after a prolonged illness. He was 77.
  16. 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)7.7%
    View Answer
    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.
  17. Which player topped ICC Player Rankings For Test Batsmen?
    A)MS Dhoni
    B)KL Rahul
    C)Steve Smith
    D)Virat Kohli
    E)Yuvraj Singh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India skipper Virat kohli topped the ICC Player Rankings For Test Batsmen, riding on his brilliant century against England in the opening Test at Edgbaston.
  18. .”Kalyana Kendra” helpline was launched in which state?
    A)UP
    B)Odisha
    C)Karnataka
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Andhra Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Karnataka launched a round-the-clock information and grievance helpline for SCs and STs across the state.”Kalyana Kendra” helpline will allow members of these communities to get information on the state’s welfare programmes for them as well as register complaints.
  19. “Maitree 2018” exercise is between India and which country?
    A)Thailand
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)Bangladesh
    D)Myanmar
    E)Nepal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In an effort to foster a spirit of friendship and take defence ties to a new level, Armies of India and Thailand have started joint exercise “Maitree 2018”from August 6 in Chachoengsao Province of Thailand.
  20. Senior leader RK Dhawan passed away,He was from which party?
    A)BJP
    B)SP
    C) AAP
    D)DMK
    E) Congress
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Senior Congress leader RK Dhawan has passed away in Delhi at the age of 81.

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