GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 172

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. Which state government has launched “Seema Darshan “Project?
    A)WestBengal
    B)Odisha
    C)TamilNadu
    D)Gujarat
    E)Maharashtra
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani has given in principle approval for the 39 crore rupees “Seema Darshan” project for developing more infrastructure facilities from T-Junction to Zero Point at Nadabet near Suigam in Banaskantha district to instil patriotism through a unique Gujarat initiative for border tourism.
  2. Which company announced $25 million investment to fight fake news?
    A)Twitter
    B)Google
    C)Facebook
    D)YouTube
    E)Instagram
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Video sharing platform YouTube has announced the investment of $25 million to counter the spread of fake news on its platform.
  3. Which country topped the list in Asia Cup Archery?
    A)India
    B)Korea
    C)SriLanka
    D)Pakistan
    E)Singapore
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    India has bagged four medals in the Asia Cup World Archery Ranking Tournament Stage 3 in Taipei, Taiwan. The feat comprised 3 silver medals and a bronze. India also finished joint third with Iran in the championship.
  4. Who is the chief of Kochi Metro Rail Corporation?
    A)Mohd Hanish
    B)Paul Antony
    C)DK Sinha
    D)Ajit Pandit
    E) PS Jayakumar
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    Option A

  5. What is the estimated savings as per Aadhar enabled DBT savings as on March 31 this year?
    A)95000cr
    B)90000cr
    C)80000cr
    D)75000cr
    E)1,00,000cr
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    UIDAI announced that the estimated savings and gains since the inception of Aadhaar-based Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) stood at over Rs 90,000 crore as on March 31 this year.
  6. Where is the HQ of Youtube?
    A)Beijing
    B)London
    C)California
    D)New York
    E)Canberra
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    Option C

  7. First Nepal India broad gauge railway service to be operated from Janakpur town in Nepal to which town in India?
    A)Patna
    B)Jayanagar
    C) Nalanda
    D)Motihari
    E) Gaya
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Nepal plans to operate its first ever broad-gauge passenger railway service from Janakpur town to Indian border town Jayanagar in Bihar starting December.
  8. Not educating girls or creating barriers in their school education globally costs between USD 15 trillion to USD 30 trillion, the World Bank said as the UN marks ‘Malala Day’.When is Malala Day celebrated?
    A)July 12
    B)July 10
    C)June 14
    D)June 11
    E)June 25
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Not educating girls or creating barriers in their school education globally costs between USD 15 trillion to USD 30 trillion, the World Bank said as the UN marks ‘Malala Day’ on July 12.
  9. Which metro rail corporation launched dormitory accommodation?
    A) Hyderabad
    B)Lucknow
    C)Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E) Kochi
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    India’s first air-conditioned Bed Space Dormitory Peter’s Inn, was thrown open for public at MG Road Metro Station in Kochi,Kerala.
  10. Who is the chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India?
    A)Sunil K Gupta
    B)H Pradeep Rao
    C)RS Sharma
    D)UK Srivastava
    E)DK Sinha
    View Answer
    Option C

  11. Which state government launched “Paudhagiri” campaign?
    A)Telangana
    B)Haryana
    C)Odisha
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar launched the “Paudhagiri” campaign, aimed at increasing the green cover in the state. Under this campaign, 22 lakh students from class 6 to 12 of all government and private schools in Haryana will plant a sapling each during three months of monsoon — July, August and September.
  12. Which country unveiled the 64-dish MeerKAT radio telescope which is the world’s largest telescope?
    A)China
    B)USA
    C) Japan
    D)Australia
    E) South Africa
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    South Africa has unveiled the 64-dish MeerKAT radio telescope, slated to be the world’s largest and most powerful telescope on its completion in 2030. Built for $330 million, MeerKAT will be integrated into an array of 3,000 dishes spread in a square-kilometre area.
  13. What is R in MDR?
    A) Rate
    B) Ratio
    C) Right
    D) Reserve
    E) Recognition
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Merchant Discount Rate – The rate charged to a merchant by a bank for providing debit and credit card services.
  14. According to Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD),India will grow at how much percent in 2018?
    A)7.5%
    B)7.4%
    C)7.6%
    D)7.8%
    E)7.1%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    According to Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), India’s economic growth is poised to rise to 7.4% in 2018 and 7.5% in 2019 as the economy has been able to navigate through growth obstacles due to demonetisation and impact of GST rollout.
  15. Which of the following is not true about Small Finance Bank?
    A) Maximum loan size to a single person cannot exceed 10% of total capital funds; cannot exceed 15% in the case of a group.
    B) At least 50% of its loans should constitute loans and advances of up to 25 lakh.
    C) Minimum paid-up equity capital requirement of Small Finance Banks is Rs 100 crore.
    D) Small Finance banks must have 25% of its branches set up in unbanked areas.
    E) They can set up subsidiaries to undertake non-banking financial service activities.
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    They cannot set up subsidiaries to undertake non-banking financial service activities.
  16. Who was named India’s Chef de Mission at Asian Games 2018?
    A)Stephen Constantine
    B)Arjun Halappa
    C)Brij Bushan Saran Singh
    D)Harendra Singh
    E) Tushar Arothe
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Saran Singh is set to be named the Chef de Mission of the Asian games bound Indian Contigent.
  17. Which bank to organize nation wise Kisan Mela as an outreach programme for farmers?
    A)BOB
    B)SBI
    C)HDFC
    D)PNB
    E)ICICI
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) will organise a nation-wide Kisan Mela on Wednesday as an outreach programme for farmers and to impart financial literacy.
  18. State Bank of India have joined hands with which organization to provide collateral-free credit through Joint Liability Groups inTelangana?
    A)NITI Aoyog
    B)PNB
    C)NABARD
    D)SIDBI
    E)RBI
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    State Bank of India and National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development have joined hands to provide collateral-free credit through Joint Liability Groups inTelangana.
  19. Which state government has signed MoU with Microsoft on digital literacy?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Rajasthan
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    As part of this agreement with the Rajasthan government’s Department of College Education, Microsoft will train a total of 9,500 students and 500 faculty members from 50 colleges in the state in four months.
  20. Recently,who resigned from the post of UK’S Brexit Secretary?
    A)Donald Tusk
    B)Paul Dacre
    C)David Davis
    D)Boris Johnson
    E) Varun Kumar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Brexit Secretary David Davis has resigned from the UK government. The resignation comes days after British Prime Minister Theresa May secured the Cabinet’s backing for her Brexit plan at a meeting at Chequers outside London.

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