GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 173

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. PM Modi inaugurated Bansagar canal during his visit.Where is Bansagar Canal located?
    A)Ranchi
    B)Mirzapur
    C)Unnao
    D)Gurugram
    E)Varanasi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Bansagar Canal project would help at least 1.70 lakh farmers of both Mirzapur and Allahabad with the irrigation sector receiving a huge boost. A joint venture of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Bihar, the canal is 171 km long.
  2. Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs launched which application to protect interest of consumers?
    A)Verify GST
    B)GST Verify
    C)GST Rate finder
    D)GST Helpline
    E)WeHelp GST
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    It is an android app to verify if the person collecting GST from the consumer is eligible to collect it or not. It also provides the details of the person/ company collecting GST.
  3. According to latest census figure of 2011,which language earned 10,000 new speakers in a span of 10 years?
    A)Tamil
    B)English
    C)Hindi
    D)Bengali
    E)Sanskrit
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    Option E
    Explanation:

    The latest census figure of 2011 shows Sanskrit language earned 10,000 new speakers in a span of 10 years, a growth of 71 per cent, though the ancient language may be the least-spoken language in India. According to the 2011 data, released recently, 24,821 people have registered Sanskrit as their mother tongue, in comparison to 14,135 people who had said Sanskrit was their mother tongue in 2001.
  4. Who was conferred with Special Lifetime Achievement Award by the Music Academy?
    A)TK Chand
    B)Lalgudi G .Jayaraman
    C)TH Vinayakram
    D)Kamala Lakshminarayanan
    E) TK Chand
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Music Academy announced a Special Lifetime Achievement Award to be conferred on Ghatam maestro T.H Vinayakram.
  5. How many women of Indian origin has secured position on Forbes list of Americas 60 richest self made women?
    A)1
    B)2
    C)3
    D)4
    E)5
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Two women,Jayshree Ullal and Neerja Sethi, who belong to an Indian background, have secured a place on Forbes list of Americas 60 richest self made women, ranking on the 18th and 21st spot, respectively.
  6. 2nd meeting of the joint working group on tourism cooperation between India and Nepal held in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Birgunj
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kathmandu
    E)Dhaka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 2nd meeting of the joint working group on tourism cooperation between India and Nepal concluded in Kathmandu, Nepal. The meeting also decided to set up an industry-led India Nepal Tourism Forum.
  7. Where is the HQ of Film and Television Institute of India?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
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    Option C

  8. India got its first biofortified sorghum which was developed by VNMKV.Name the sorghum?
    A)Parbhani Shakti
    B)Prabhat
    C)Pravin Shakti
    D)Prakash
    E)Prakashjyoti
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Developed by ICRISAT it was released for cultivation by Vasantrao Naik Marathwada Krishi Vidyapeeth (VNMKV), Maharashtra
  9. Where is the HQ of World Custom Organization?
    A)New York
    B)Brussels
    C)Washington DC
    D)London
    E)Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option B

  10. The UN member states approved how much amount for 13 peacekeeping operations for the year 2018-19?
    A)6.85 billion
    B)6.69 billion
    C)5.69 billion
    D)6.81 billion
    E)5.55 billion
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Committee also approved significant management reforms including the creation of two new departments focused on political and peacebuilding affairs and four stand-alone divisions for Africa.
  11. Which country signs MoU with India on Raxual-Kathmandu railway line?
    A)SriLanka
    B)Bhutan
    C)China
    D)Bangladesh
    E)Nepal
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    Nepali and Indian officials agreed to an early finalization of an MoU for Preliminary Engineering cum Traffic Survey of the Raxaul-Kathmandu rail line.
  12. 4th National Conclave on Mines and Minerals was held in which city?
    A)Bhubaneshwar
    B)Bhopal
    C)Indore
    D)Ranchi
    E)Lucknow
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Ministry of Mines organized the 4th National conclave on Mines and Minerals at Indore,Madhya Pradesh. Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chauhan was the chief guest of the conclave.
  13. How many languages are used for writing the denomination of Rs 200 bank note?
    A)17
    B)14
    C)15
    D)16
    E)12
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    17
    17 languages in Rs 50, Rs 2000 and Rs 500 new bank note also
    On the obverse, the denomination is written in English and Hindi. On the reverse is a language panel which displays the denomination of the note in 15 of the 22 official languages of India.
  14. Total number of branches of State Bank of India after merger is?
    A)15,000
    B)20,000
    C)24,000
    D)30,000
    E) 35,000
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    Option C

  15. Which state government launched “I am not afraid of English” campaign in schools?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Rajasthan
    C)Madhya Pradesh
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    The Haryana Education Department has launched “I am not afraid of English”initiative to promote English language right from class 1 in the state’s primary schools.
  16. Which state government constitutes “Heritage Cabinet” to preserve culture?
    A)Kerala
    B)Telangana
    C)Odisha
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Karnataka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Odisha government has constituted a “Heritage Cabinet” to preserve the Odia Language and the state’s culture.. The cabinet comprises eight members and will be headed by CM Naveen Patnaik..
  17. Which state government ordered mandatory dope test of all government employees?
    A)Andra Pradesh
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Chattisgarh
    D)Punjab
    E)Odisha
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered a mandatory dope test of all government employees, including police personnel, from the time of their recruitment through every stage of their service.
  18. Recently ,the doyen of Indian Psychiatry passed away.Name it?
    A)Pranav Mistry
    B)Vandana Shiva
    C)NN Wig
    D)Meghnad Saha
    E)Jose Graziano da Silva
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Prof NN Wig ,the doyen of Psychiatry in India, who led many pioneering studies related to mental health at national and international levels and headed departments in various prestigious institutions like AIIMS, Delhi and PGIMER, has passed away at the age of 88 after a brief illness.
  19. Behdienkhlam Festival is celebrated in which state?
    A)Assam
    B)Manipur
    C)Sikkim
    D)Meghalaya
    E)Tripura
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Behdienkhlam Festival of the Raij Tuber, one of the most colourful and the biggest festivals in the Jaintia Hills region concluded amidst thousands of spectators from across the state and outside.
  20. Which bank got approval from SEBI to launch mutual fund?
    A)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    B) Yes Bank
    C)ICICI Bank
    D)AXIS Bank
    E)HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Private sector lender Yes Bank has received the final regulatory approval from the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) to commence its mutual fund business.

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