GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 155

GA Revision Questions for RBI Grade B 2018, SBI PO/Clerk 2018, Bank of India, Dena Bank PO 2018, NABARD 2018 and other upcoming exams.

  1. A savings bank account or a current account is to be treated as inoperative accounts if there is no operation in the account for the last_____
    A) 2 years
    B) 3 years
    C) 4 years
    D) 5 years
    E) 6 years
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Savings as well as current account should be treated as inoperative / dormant if there are no transactions in the account for over a period of two years
  2. ‘All Doors Opened’ is an autobiography of _______
    A) Sharda Sinha
    B) Inder Sharma
    C) Laxman Pai
    D) Vinod Rai
    E) Arundhati Roy
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Padma Shri (Late) Inder Sharma’s autobiography ‘All Doors Opened’ was released on April 23rd in the presence of Delhi’s Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal.
  3. Which among the given states government has launched a campaign named Devbhoomi dialogue to connect directly with youngsters and inspire them to look for self-employment opportunities?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Bihar
    C) Uttarakhand
    D) Gujarat
    E) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In a unique initiative to establish direct contact with the youth, Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat launched a campaign called “Devbhoomi dialogue” at his official residence calling upon them to look for self-employment opportunities in their chosen fields.
  4. Who among the following has recently launched an ad campaign focusing on promoting the twin pit toilet technology in rural India under Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen)?
    A) Amitabh Bachchan
    B) Akshay Kumar
    C) Aamir Khan
    D) Sushant Singh Rajput
    E) Shahrukh Khan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Film actor Akshay Kumar launched the twin pit toilet technology campaign in New Delhi. Mr Kumar said, the real challenge in the society is to fight the age old mentality revolving around sanitation and cleanliness. The actor appealed everybody to spread the awareness on the issue and make the cleanliness drive more effective.
  5. Which country has clinched the 2018 Uber Cup?
    A) China
    B) Thailand
    C) South Korea
    D) Japan
    E) India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Japan’s women clinched the Uber Cup, The Womens World Badminton Championship, defeating Thailand 3-0 in Bangkok, ending a 37-year wait to regain the title.
  6. Who among the given made history by becoming the youngest Indian to clinch the chess Grandmaster’s title?
    A) Parimarjan Negi
    B) Aravindh Chithambaram
    C) Kuniya Puyil Sujith
    D) Karthikeyan Murali
    E) R Praggnanandhaa
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    In a historic event, Chennai based R Praggnanandhaa has become India’s youngest and the second youngest Grandmaster in the world at 12 years, 10 months and 13 days. Sergey Karjakin of Ukraine had become the youngest Grandmaster at 12 years, seven months in 1990. Praggnanandhaa became India’s youngest Grandmaster after making it to the final round at the Gredine Open in Italy to clinch his third GM.
  7. Indian sports star Sandeep Sejwal is related with which sports?
    A) Weightlifting
    B) Swimming
    C) Badminton
    D) Chess
    E) Shooting
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Indian swimmer Sandeep Sejwal clinched the gold medal in men’s 50 meter breaststroke event with a timing of 27:59 seconds at the Singapore National Swimming Championships in Singapore. Besides, Virdhawal Khade grabbed a silver medal in the 50 meter freestyle event with a timing of 22.68 seconds.
  8. Recently, a high level committee under home minister Rajnath Singh has approved financial assistance of Rs 1,161.17 crores to how many States/Union Territories for being affected by floods and cyclones in 2017-18?
    A) 5
    B) 4
    C) 7
    D) 3
    E) 6
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting of the High Level Committee (HLC) for Central Assistance to the States of Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Sikkim, Rajasthan and Lakshadweep affected by cyclones/floods/drought during 2017-18. The total assistance approved was Rs 1,161.17 crores.
  9. Which country has become the 2nd nation to move its embassy to Jerusalem following the path of United States?
    A) Paraguay
    B) Peru
    C) Vietnam
    D) Guatemala
    E) Spain
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Guatemala has opened its embassy in Jerusalem, following in the footsteps of the United States, which inaugurated its embassy in the city two days prior.
  10. V Balakumaran who passed away recently was a veteran novelist of which language?
    A) Kannada
    B) Bengali
    C) Odia
    D) Marathi
    E) Tamil

    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    Noted Tamil novelist, short story and script writer V Balakumaran died due to age related illness in Tamil Nadu. He was 71.
  11. Which among the following institutions has launched $25 million Bharat Inclusion Initiative to help startups in transforming ideas into reality?
    A) IIM-Bangalore
    B) IIT-Kharagpur
    C) IISc-Bangalore
    D) IIM-Ahmedabad
    E) IIT-Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Top management institute IIM-Ahmedabad has launched the Bharat Inclusion Initiative, which aims to invest about USD 25 million in startups working in the areas of financial inclusion, livelihood, education and health over the next three to four years. The initiative has been launched by the institute’s Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship (CIIE) and aims to helps entrepreneurs turn ideas into viable businesses.
  12. With which of the following countries, Union Cabinet has approved the MoU for technical cooperation in the field of Railways?
    A) France
    B) Colombia
    C) Morocco
    D) Suriname
    E) Guatemala
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet Chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on May 16, 2018 apprised Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Indian Railways and SNCF Mobilites (a company owned by the French State) on Technical Cooperation in the field of Railways
  13. Name the co-founder and CEO of WhatsApp who has recently announced to quit Facebook over data privacy issues.
    A) Brian Acton
    B) Jan Koum
    C) Dustin Moskovitz
    D) Chris Hughes
    E) Sjoerd Marijne
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In a jolt to Facebook, WhatsApp co-founder and CEO Jan Koum has decided to move on amid reports that he had a difference of opinion with parent company Facebook over data privacy, encryption and other issues. Koum who sold WhatsApp to Facebook for more than $19 billion in 2014, also plans to step down from Facebook’s board of directors.
  14. Idris Hassan Latif died recently at the age of 95. He was a former chief of___________
    A) Indian Navy
    B) Indian Air Force
    C) Indian Coast Guard
    D) National Security Guard
    E) Indian Army
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Former chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF), Air Chief Marshal Idris Hassan Latif, died. He was 95.
  15. 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
  16. What is the metric that measures how long a firm will be deprived of cash if it increases its investment in resources in order to expand customer sales known as?
    A) Quick ratio
    B) Accounts payable turnover
    C) Days payable outstanding
    D) Cash conversion cycle
    E) Financial accounting
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In management accounting, the Cash conversion cycle (CCC) measures how long a firm will be deprived of cash if it increases its investment in resources in order to expand customer sales. It is thus a measure of the liquidity risk entailed by growth.
  17. Name the Indian Chief Minister who recently made the record for being the longest serving Chief Minister of any Indian state?
    A) Shivraj Singh Chouhan
    B) Raman Singh
    C) Naveen Patnaik
    D) Pawan Kumar Chamling
    E) Manohar Lal Khattar
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    On April 29, 2018, Sikkim CM and Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) founder Pawan Kumar Chamling surpassed record for former West Chief Minister Jyoti Basu to become the longest serving CM of any Indian state. Basu ruled Bengal for 23 years from June 21, 1977 to November 6, 2000, Chamling has been CM since December 12, 1994 and completed his 24th year in office on Sunday.
  18. The central government’s Gobardhan Scheme has been launched nationally from which Indian state recently?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Gujarat
    C) Haryana
    D) Uttar Pradesh
    E) Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar launched the ‘Gobardhan (Galvanizing Organic Bio Agro Resources Dhan) Scheme’ at a national-level event in Karnal in presence of Union Drinking Water and Sanitation Minister Uma Bharti. The ‘GOBARDHAN’ scheme has been conceptualize with an aim to convert waste into bio energy, gas and compost which would not only benefit the people but also maintain cleanliness in the villages.

  19. Mauricio Macri is the President of which country?
    A) Vietnam
    B) Malaysia
    C) Argentina
    D) Iran
    E) Australia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Currency: Argentine peso; Capital: Buenos Aires
  20. Who is the Chairman of the Telecom Commission of India?
    A) Smita Sabharwal
    B) Aruna Sundar Rajan
    C) Armstrong Pame
    D) Shivdeep Lande
    E) Frank Noronha
    View Answer
    Option B

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