GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 157

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. Who is the director of the Best Story winning movie Newton at the 2018 IIFA awards?
    A) Advait Chandan
    B) Saket Chowdhary
    C) Amit V Masurkar
    D) Ravi Udyawar
    E) Maria Sharapova
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    Option C

  2. Name the Indian state which in collaboration with UNICEF has launched a campaign named ‘Paree Pain Katha Tiye’ to raise awareness against child abuse.
    A) Karnataka
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Odisha
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    E) Chennai
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    UNICEF and Odisha State police have joined hands for the state wide campaign on creating awareness about importance and role of every member of society in preventing child sexual abuse, need for reporting and need for trauma care. The campaign titled, ‘Paree Pain Katha Tiye’ (A word for the little angel) was launched by Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.
  3. The 2018 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) military exercise is scheduled to begin from June 27? Which country is the host and administrator of the biennial exercise?
    A) United Kingdom
    B) United States
    C) Singapore
    D) Mexico
    E) Abu Dhabi
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) military exercise is scheduled to be held from June 27 to August 2, 2018 in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California. The theme this year is “Capable, Adaptive, Partners.”
  4. Name the winner of 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Music.
    A) Kendrick Lamar
    B) Bob Dylan
    C) Duke Ellington
    D) Hank Williams
    E) Kailash Satyarthi
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Kendrick Lamar recently made history by becoming the first hip-hop artist to win a Pulitzer Prize for Music for his acclaimed 2017 album DAMN during a ceremony at Columbia University in New York City.
  5. In an effort to spread Digital India Initiative at global level, PM Modi recently launched the international Rupay, Bhim and UPI in which of the following countries?
    A) Nepal
    B) Malaysia
    C) Indonesia
    D) Singapore
    E) United States
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched 3 Indian mobile payments apps namely international Rupay Card, Bhim app and Unified Payment Interface (UPI) in Singapore during ‘Business, Innovation and Community Event’ where digital platform was the main theme.
  6. Saudi Arabia and UAE are jointly setting up world’s largest integrated refinery and petrochemicals complex in which Indian state?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Gujarat
    C) West Bengal
    D) Karnataka
    E) New Delhi
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Saudi Aramco and the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly develop and build an integrated refinery and petrochemicals complex at Ratnagiri in Maharashtra.
  7. Who has been conferred with the Outstanding Achievement in Cinema Award at the IIFA awards 2018?
    A) Anupam Kher
    B) Amitabh Bachchan
    C) Rishi Kapoor
    D) Govinda
    E) Akshay Kumar
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Bollywood veteran Anupam Kher was bestowed with the Outstanding Achievement in Cinema honour which he has dedicated to strugglers who try and find their feet in the showbiz world without having a godfather.
  8. Who among the following has achieved the top spot in the latest men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings?
    A) Roger Federer
    B) Alexander Zverev
    C) Rafael Nadal
    D) Andy Murray
    E) Sabastian Vettel
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Spain’s Rafael Nadal has reclaimed the top spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released recently while Switzerland’s Roger Federer came in second. The current ATP rankings and point scores are as follows:
    • Rafael Nadal (Spain) 8,770 points
    • Roger Federer (Switzerland) 8,720
    • Alexander Zverev (Germany) 5,755

  9. Moody’s has revised the growth forecast for India for the year 2018 at ______ percent in its latest update.
    A) 7.4%
    B) 7.6%
    C) 7.5%
    D) 7.3%
    E) 7.1%
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    International agency Moody’s Investor Services has cut India’s growth forecast to 7.3 percent from the previous 7.5 percent for calendar year 2018. However, it has maintained the estimate for 2019 at 7.5 percent’.
  10. The Indian Government has organised the 4 days long “Gaj Yatra” in which state?
    A) Sikkim
    B) Mizoram
    C) Assam
    D) Meghalaya
    E) Nagaland
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change and the Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) rolled out the ‘Gaj Yatra’ from Tura, the principal town of Garo Hills in Meghalaya.
  11. Vikas Gowda, renowned sports personality of India, announced his retirement recently. He is associated with which sports?
    A) Chess
    B) Shooting
    C) Archery
    D) Weightlifting
    E) Discus Throw
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    Option E
    Explanation:

    Top discus thrower Vikas Gowda announced retirement from the sport after competing at the highest level for more than 15 years. The four-time Olympian, who will turn 35 on July 5 became the first and only Indian male to win a Commonwealth Games medal in the discipline during his sports career.
  12. Who has been sworn in as the new Commander of Northern Command of the Indian Army?
    A) Lt Gen Sarath Chand
    B) Lt Gen Devraj Anbu
    C) Lt Gen Deepak Kapoor
    D) Lt Gen Ranbir Singh
    E) Lt Gen Sanjay Kumar
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Lt Gen Ranbir Singh has been appointed as the new Northern Army commander. He succeeds Lt Gen Anbu who will take charge as Vice Chief of the Indian Army from June 1, 2018. He succeeds Lt Gen Sarath Chand who retires on May 31, 2018.
  13. Who among the given is set to take the Presidential charge of Paraguay after Horacio Cartes stepped down ahead of completing the tenure?
    A) Alicia Pucheta
    B) Blanca Ovelar
    C) Marta Lafuente
    D) Sheila Abed
    E) Kamaljit S. Bawa
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Paraguay will have a woman president for the first time in its history, at least temporarily, after outgoing leader Horacio Cartes stepped down ahead of schedule. Vice President Alicia Pucheta, 68, will complete Cartes’s mandate after he resigned on May 28 to become a senator.
  14. Garo Hills are located in which state?
    A) Manipur
    B) Mizoram
    C) Nagaland
    D) Meghalaya
    E) Arunachal Pradesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Garo Hills are part of the Garo-Khasi range in Meghalaya, India. They are inhabited mainly by tribal dwellers, the majority of whom are Garo people. It is one of the wettest places in the world.
  15. Which state has launched a mobile App for the weavers of the state to help them in marketing and designing their products better?
    A) Uttar Pradesh
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Madhya Pradesh
    D) Haryana
    E) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Uttar Pradesh Institute of Design (UPID) is soon to launch a mobile application to help weavers in the state to market their products and come up with new designs. The mobile app, which will be known as UPID app, will have a host of features to help artisans in general, and weavers in particular.
  16. The intergovernmental organisation of developing nations named “South Centre” is headquartered at________
    A) Vienna
    B) Geneva
    C) New Delhi
    D) Tokyo
    E) United Kingdom
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The South Centre is an intergovernmental organisation of developing nations, established by an intergovernmental Agreement, which came into force on 31 July 1995, with its headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.
  17. Recently, the Ministry of Finance has tied up with how many companies to extend loans to small entrepreneurs under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY)?
    A) 30
    B) 40
    C) 10
    D) 20
    E) 50
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Finance Ministry has tied up with 40 entities including Flipkart, Swiggy, Patanjali and Amul, which are big job creators, for extending loans to small entrepreneurs under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY). Under the tie-up, these companies will identify people who need loans and underwrite them to extend loan under the scheme

  18. Who among the following has clinched the Italian Open 2018 in women’s single category?
    A) Elina Svitolina
    B) Demi Schuurs
    C) Simona Halep
    D) Ashleigh Barty
    E) Erigaisi Arjun
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Elina Svitolina thrashed world number one Simona Halep 6-0 6-4 to win a second consecutive Italian Open crown. The 23-year-old world number four Svitolina (Ukraine) will now go into the French Open at Roland Garros, which starts on 27 May.
  19. In production sector, a small enterprise is an enterprise where the investment in plant and machinery is more than Rs. 25 lakh but does not exceed ______
    A) Rs 2 crore
    B) Rs 3 crore
    C) Rs 5 crore
    D) Rs 10 crore
    E) Rs 20 crore
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    A small enterprise is an enterprise where the investment in plant and machinery is more than Rs. 25 lakh but does not exceed Rs. 5 crore
  20. Which of the following bank is the sponsor bank of Langpi Dehangi Rural Bank?
    A) United Bank of India
    B) State Bank of India
    C) Canara Bank
    D) Punjab National Bank
    E) Corporation Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    State Bank of India
    Assam

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