GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 166

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. UIDAI has made Virtual ID operational from July , 2018.Virtual ID consists of how many digits?
    A)14
    B)15
    C)10
    D)16
    E)11
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    UIDAI has made virtual ID operational from July 1,2018 with its Authentication User Agencies (AUAs) which have migrated to VID and UID Token.It is a 16-digit random number mapped with Aadhar number.
  2. Which state government announced a scheme called “Kanya Van Samruddhi Yojana”?
    A)Andra Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Andhra Pradesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Maharashtra government announced a new scheme called “Kanya Van Samruddhi Yojana”, wherein farmers families where girl children are born, will be given saplings for plantation. The scheme is aimed at empowering women and promoting tree plantation.
  3. Which national park has become largest habitat of endangered estuarine crocodiles?
    A)Hemis National Park
    B)Manas National Park
    C)Bhitarkanika National Park
    D)Madhav National Park
    E)Panna National Park
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    Option C

  4. BJP president Amit Shah unveiled a stainless steel charkha in which state?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Kerala
    E)Punjab
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    BJP president Amit Shah has unveiled a stainless steel charkha at the Sabarmati riverfront in Ahmedabad,Gujarat. The charkha, which is 21 feet in length, 11 feet in height,and 6.5 feet in breadth, is made of chromium-nickel stainless steel.
  5. Where is the headquarters of International Kabaddi Federation?
    A)Luasanne, Switzerland
    B)Denmark
    C)China
    D)Cape town
    E)Switzerland
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    Option A

  6. Which among the following states has launched a resolution named No Toilet, No Bride as a part of the sanitation drive as well as ensure safety of women folk?
    A)Rajasthan
    B)Haryana
    C)Gujarat
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Punjab
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Godikan panchayat in Haryana has become India’s first panchayat to pass ‘No Toilet No Bride’ resolution. The idea behind the resolution is to marry off girls only to families that have a toilet in their house. The move is inspired by Bollywood movie Toilet- Ek Prem Katha and aims to ensure safety and well-being of the women folk.
  7. Which country to host 2018 Asian Games?
    A)Indonesia
    B)India
    C)USA
    D)UK
    E)Australia
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    Option A

  8. Name the United States Ambassador to the United Nations, who is on 3 days visit to India to further strategic ties and developments with United States?
    A)Nikki Haley
    B)John F. Kelly
    C)Betsy DeVos
    D)Ryan Zinke
    E)Katulu Ravi Kumar
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    United States Ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley will be on three-day visit to India from June 26. The 46-year-old highest ranking Indian-American diplomat in US President Donald Trump’s administration will meet senior Indian Government officials to discuss a host of topics including India-US strategic ties and significant global developments. Nimrata “Nikki” Haley is currently the 29th United States Ambassador to the United Nations. She served as the 116th governor of South Carolina and is a former member of the South Carolina House of Representatives.
  9. Asia’s first Arbitration centre specialised in intellectual property is scheduled to be opened in which city?
    A)New York
    B)California
    C)Tokyo
    D)Vienna
    E)Paris
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Asia’s first arbitration centre specialised in intellectual property is slated to open in Tokyo, Japan in September to resolve the growing number of disputes in the region.
  10. Which country won the Robobank Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy held at Netherlands?
    A)Australia
    B)Denmark
    C)China
    D)Pakistan
    E)Nepal
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Australia defeated India 3-1 in the shootout after a 1-1 draw to clinch the Rabobank Men’s Hockey Champions Trophy Breda 2018 held in Breda, Netherlands.India’s PR Sreejesh was awarded the goalkeeper of the tournament.
  11. What is the theme of the 2018 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking?
    A)Listen People
    B)Listen First
    C)Listen with Peace
    D)Listen To Live
    E)Listen World
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The theme for 2018 International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking is “Listen First: Listening to Children and Youth is the first step to help them grow healthy and safe”.
  12. The 15th India-Australia Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC) was held in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Sydney
    C)Mumbai
    D)Canberra
    E)Seoul
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 15th India-Australia Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC) was held on 25th June 2018, in Canberra, Australia after a gap of 4 years. The meeting was co-chaired by Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu and Australian Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment Steven Ciobo.
  13. According to the 2018 survey by Thomson Reuters Foundation, which country has been ranked as the world’s most dangerous country for women?
    A)India
    B)United States
    C)Pakistan
    D)Saudi Arabia
    E)Pakistan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Based upon the report of a survey of global experts by the Thomson Reuters Foundation, India has been ranked as the most dangerous country for women in the world due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labour. War-torn Afghanistan and Syria ranked second and third followed by Somalia and Saudi Arabia. The only Western nation in the top 10 was the United States, which ranked joint third.
  14. Who among the following has been appointed as the brand ambassador of i steel TMT bars?
    A)Vikas Thakur
    B)Katulu Ravi Kumar
    C)Deepak Lather
    D)Sanjay Gupta
    E)Sathish Kumar Sivalingam
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    Option E
    Explanation:

    Commonwealth gold medal-winning weightlifter Sathish Kumar Sivalingam is the first Indian weightlifter to become brand ambassador for a product/service. Sivalingam has been roped in by “i steel TMT bars” as he represents the core attributes of i steel brand strength and flexibility.
  15. How much amount of assistance has been pledged by the government of India to Global Environment Facility for next 4 years (GEF-7) for mitigating climate change?
    A)$15 million
    B)$12 million
    C)$10 million
    D)$18 million
    E)$20 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Indian government has announced an increase in the sum of money to be paid to the Global Environment Facility (GEF) for the next four years in a bid to play crucial role to mitigate climate change and other environmental challenges across the globe. As per the announcement, India will now be contributing $15 million instead of $ 12 million to the GEF’s new four-year investment cycle, known as GEF-7. Global Environment Facility (GEF) is a mechanism to provide grants for environment projects across the globe including India.
  16. Pallavi Durua has been adjudged as the first Tribal Queen of India. She hails from which state?
    A)West Bengal
    B)Assam
    C)Odisha
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Manipur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Pallavi Durua, who belongs to Odisha’s Koraput district, was crowned as the first Tribal Queen at the Adi Rani Kalinga Tribal Queen competition held at Utkal Mandap in Bhubaneswar. Panchami Majhi of Titlagarh and Rashmirekha Hansdah of Mayurbhanj were declared as the first and second runners-up of the beauty pageant respectively. The trio will now feature in a short movie on tribal culture, to be produced by a Mumbai-based producer.
  17. Which state has made its mandatory for all government offices to make use of LED Bulbs and tube lights with the deadline for replacement set to August 15?
    A)Haryana
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Bihar
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The state government of Haryana has made the use of LED bulbs and tube lights mandatory in all offices under the Haryana government. As per the directions of Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar, all administrative secretaries, head of departments and managing directors of boards, corporations and public undertakings have been directed to replace all inefficient sodium bulbs and tubelights with LED lamps or tube lights latest by August 15. The initiative aims to ensure substantial energy savings and also cut down on greenhouse gas emissions.
  18. Airtel Payments Bank is a joint venture between Bharti Airtel Ltd and which among the following banks?
    A)Yes Bank
    B)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C)State Bank of India
    D)Punjab National Bank
    E)Allahabad Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Airtel Payments Bank (APB) is a joint venture between Bharti Airtel Ltd and Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd. Joint venture ratio is 80 : 20 respectively.
  19. In case of a Savings Account in Post Office, what maximum amount of interest earned per year on deposited money is tax free?
    A)Rs 5,000
    B)Rs 10,000
    C)Rs 12,000
    D)Rs 8,000
    E)Rs 15,000
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Up to INR 10,000/- per year from financial year 2012-13
  20. The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the Udyam Sangam-2018 on the occasion of UN MSME Day which is observed on_____________
    A)June 27
    B)June 26
    C)June 25
    D)June 24
    E)June 30
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the Udyam Sangam-2018 on June 27, 2018 to celebrate the 2nd United Nations Micro, Small and Medium-sized Enterprises Day. Udyam Sangam-2018 is an important effort in developing effective eco-systems for MSME sector and will empower women and weaker sections by providing training to 80 lakh women. During the occasion, organised by the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME), he also launched the Solar Charkha and MSME Sampark Portal. The Solar Charkha Mission will cover 50 clusters and every cluster will employ 400 to 2000 artisans. The MSME Ministry will disburse subsidy of Rs 550 crores to the artisans under the Mission. The Sampark portal will act as a bridge between the talent pool and those enterprises seeking trained human resources.

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