GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 165

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. The Centre has advised the manufacturers of air conditioners in India to keep the default setting of the cooling machines at _______ degrees Celsius to save energy and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
    A) 21
    B) 24
    C) 23
    D) 26
    E) 20
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Government agency, Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), has issued the guidelines to major commercial establishments to implement default temperature setting of air conditioners at 24 degree Celsius. As per BEE, by keeping the air conditioner at the default (factory) temperature settings, which is at 24 degree Celsius, as much as 20 billion units, worth Rs 10,000 crores annually can be conserved.The default setting will mean consumers will receive new machines with preset temperature of 24 degrees Celsius. However, a user can set the air conditioner at a lower (or higher) temperature.
  2. Based upon a report by Global System for Mobile Communication Association (GSMA) and Global TD-LTE Initiative (GTI), China is expected to become world’s largest 5G market by which year?
    A) 2022
    B) 2020
    C) 2025
    D) 2021
    E) 2023
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    According to a report released by Global System for Mobile Communication Association (GSMA) and Global TD-LTE Initiative (GTI), China is expected to become the world’s largest 5G market by the year 2025. As per the report, the country will account for 430 million 5G connections, or one-third of the global total by 2025.All three Chinese mobile operators (China Mobile, China Unicom and China Telecom) are currently conducting live 5G trials as part of a multi-year plan that includes research and development, and a network deployment strategy with a view to a large scale commercial launch by 2020.
  3. Name the country which has passed new Foreign Interference Laws to make spying and sabotage by foreign nation as criminal offences.
    A) United States
    B) Australia
    C) Russia
    D) China
    E) United Kingdom
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Australia’s parliament has passed two new laws aimed at preventing foreign interference in the country. The “Espionage and Foreign Interference Bill” introduces new spying offences, updated sabotage offences and a new offence relating to the theft of trade secrets on behalf of a foreign government.The “Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Bill” will create a register for individuals or entities undertaking activities on behalf of “foreign principals”.
  4. Recently Google dedicated a Doodle to mark 125th anniversary of the founder of Indian Statistical Institute ___________________famously known as Father of Statistical Science in India.
    A) Prafulla Chandra Ray
    B) Satyendra Nath Bose
    C) Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis
    D) Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar
    E) Murli Kewalram Chanrai
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Google dedicated a Doodle in honour of an Indian scientist and founder of Indian Statistical Institute,Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis on June 29 which marks his 125th birth anniversary. Mahalanobis was regarded as the chief architect of Indian statistical system as well as Father of Statistical Science in India. He set up the Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) in 1931 in what is now known as Kolkata along with Pramatha Nath Banerji, Nikhil Ranjan Sen and Sir RN Mukherji.
  5. Asia’s first Arbitration Centre specialised in intellectual property will be set up in which city?
    A) Tokyo
    B) New Delhi
    C) Beijing
    D) Jakarta
    E) Kathmandu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Asia’s first Arbitration Centre specialised in intellectual property is slated to open in Tokyo in September to resolve the growing number of disputes in the region. The International Arbitration Centre in Tokyo (IACT) is set to have around a dozen arbitrators from around the world, who would try to resolve disputes within a period of one year.
  6. The government has set up a committee to upgrade norms for computation of economic data.Who will head this committee?
    A) Prathap Kumar
    B) PS Jayakumar
    C) Ravindra H Dholakia
    D) Arvind Subramnaiyam
    E) Vijay Sriniwas
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The government has set up a 13-member committee to upgrade the norms for computation of economic data at states and districts level in the backdrop of plans to revise the base year for National Accounts or GDP calculation.It will be headed by Ravindra H Dholakia, a retired professor of IIM Ahmedabad.
  7. Where is the HQ of United India Insurance Company?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Chennai
    C) Kolkata
    D) New Delhi
    E) Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B

  8. Who was appointed as new chairman of Payments council of India?
    A)Aman Mittal
    B)Amit Sharma
    C)Vishwas patel
    D)Sumit Rawat
    E) Rajat Sharma
    View Answer
    Option C

  9. As per data of National Health Profile 2018,which disease had 100 percent death rate in India in 2017?
    A) Measles
    B) Tuberculosis
    C) Rabies
    D) Typhoid
    E) Chickenguniya
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    According to data from National Health Profile 2018, Rabies is the only disease that had a 100% death rate in India in 2017.
  10. 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) Bombayla Devi Laishram
    View Answer
    Option C

  11. How much amount has been sanctioned by India to Seychelles for enhancing its defence capability?
    A) USD 50 million
    B) USD 100 million
    C) USD 150 million
    D) USD 200 million
    E) USD 250 million

    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Modi has announced a line of credit worth 100 million USD for Seychelles for augmenting its defence capabilities.
  12. 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) Maria Sharapova
    View Answer
    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

  13. Name the winner of the 2018 French Grand Prix.
    A) Lewis Hamilton
    B) Max Verstappen
    C) Kimi Raikkonen
    D) Sebastian Vettel
    E) Alexander Zverev
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton reclaimed the world championship lead with a victory in the French Grand Prix. This was his third win of the season. Max Verstappen (Red Bull) climbed two places on the grid to come home second behind Hamilton with Kimi Raikkonen (Ferrari) claiming third position.
  14. The oil refinery cum petrochemical project to be set up by Saudi Arabia and UAE in India will be a joint venture between which among the given entities?
    A) HPCL and BPCL
    B) BPCL and IOCL
    C) IOCL and HPCL
    D) HPCL, BPCL & IOCL
    E) IOCL and BPCL
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Saudi Aramco and ADNOC will together hold 50 percent stake while the rest 50 percent will be with Indian Oil (IOCL), Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL) and Bharat Petroleum (BPCL). It is the world’s largest oil refinery cum petrochemical project with the total investment of $ 44 billion.
  15. The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has recently transformed which among the given rocket system into a precision-guided missile with enhanced features?
    A) Akash
    B) Trisul
    C) Prithvi
    D) Pinaka
    E) Vayu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The indigenous Pinaka rocket system of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is being evolved into a precision-guided missile, with enhanced range and accuracy to hit its targets. The missile, known for firing a salvo of 12 rockets in just 44 seconds, has completed the initial trial, will undergo developmental trials next month.The Pinaka Mark II is expected to be inducted in the armed forces in the next two years.
  16. Which Indian state has been ranked at top position in the Composite Water Management Index (CWMI) issued by NITI Aayog?
    A) Madhya Pradesh
    B) Punjab
    C) Goa
    D) Maharashtra
    E) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    Gujarat has topped the Composite Water Management Index (CWMI) released by Niti Aayog, while tribal state Jharkhand was adjudged as the worst performer. Gujarat is followed by Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Maharashtra on the index.
  17. Which section of RBI Act 1934 gives the Reserve bank of India the sole right to issue Bank notes of all denominations?
    A) Section 18
    B) Section 34
    C) Section 28
    D) Section 22
    E) Section 20
    View Answer
    Option D

  18. In applicable cases, linkage of Aadhaar number to bank account is mandatory under which of the following?
    A) Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) First Amendment Rules, 2017
    B) Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Second Amendment Rules, 2017
    C) Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Third Amendment Rules, 2017
    D) Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Fourth Amendment Rules, 2017
    E) Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Fifth Amendment Rules, 2017
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank had clarified that, in applicable cases, linkage of Aadhaar number to bank account is mandatory under the Prevention of Money-laundering (Maintenance of Records) Second Amendment Rules, 2017 published in the Official Gazette on June 1, 2017
  19. Name the first Indian batsman to achieve the record of scoring century before lunch during one-off Test match event.
    A) Gautam Gambhir
    B) Shikhar Dhawan
    C) Bhuvneshwar Kumar
    D) Rohit Sharma
    E) Virat Kohli
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Shikhar Dhawan became the first Indian batsman to score a hundred before lunch on the opening day of a Test match. The Delhi left-hander achieved the feat in the opening session of the first day of the one-off Test match against Afghanistan in Bengaluru on June 14.
  20. Name the tech giant which has acquired classroom learning video platform Flipgrid?
    A) Apple
    B) Google
    C) Facebook
    D) Microsoft
    E) Bing
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Microsoft has acquired Flipgrid, a popular video platform used by more than 20 million teachers and students worldwide, for an undisclosed amount. As part of its attempt to win over students and educators, Microsoft will make Flipgrid free to the 20 million educators, students and parents already using the software and free to anyone else who decides to join the video-discussion and social-learning platform.

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