GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 175

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. According to government data,India accounts for how much of global deaths from floods?
    A)1/2th
    B)1/3rd
    C)1/5th
    D)1/6th
    E) 1/4th
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    India accounts for one-fifth of global deaths due to floods, according to government data that lends perspective to a new World Bank study that says climate change will lower the standards of living of nearly half of the country’s population by 2050.
  2. Centre has reconstituted committee to probe alligations agains Adya Prasad Pandey.He is a vice chancellor of which university?
    A)SRM University
    B)Integral University
    C)Manipur University
    D)Symbiosis University
    E)Aligarh University
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Ministry of Human Resource Development reconstituted a three-member fact-finding committee to assess the allegations against the Vice Chancellor of Manipur University ,Prof Adya Prasad Pandey.
  3. Which college unveils World’s first Remote LEAP Microscope?
    A)IIT Mumbai
    B)BITS Pilani
    C)IIT Delhi
    D)IIT Madras
    E)IISC Bangalore
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    IIT Madras has launched world’s first remotely operatable microscope that would enable a precise atom by atom view of a material in Chennai,Tamil Nadu.
  4. The government is likely to recapitalise some state-run banks in urgent by infusing how much amount?
    A)20000 cr
    B)10000 cr
    C)15000 cr
    D)12000 cr
    E) 17000 cr
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    According to the Finance Ministry sources here, these banks, which include the Punjab National Bank (PNB), Corporation Bank and the Central Bank of India, are under pressure to make interest payment to bond holders of their Additional Tier 1 bonds.
  5. Recently Rita Bhaduri passed away.She belongs to which profession?
    A)Politics
    B)Journalist
    C)Actress
    D)Singer
    E)Writer
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Veteran actress Rita Bhaduri has passed away at the age of 62. She was reportedly suffering from a serious kidney ailment.
  6. What is the currency of Oman?
    A)Dollar
    B)Dirham
    C)Rial
    D)Real
    E)Dinar
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    Option C

  7. Which humanoid robot visits India recently and said India is very colorful?
    A)Petman
    B)Atlas
    C)Asimo
    D)Sophia
    E)Roboman
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Developed by Hong Kong based company Hanson Robotics,Sophia is modeled after actress Audrey Hepburn, and is known for her human-like appearance and behavior compared to other robotic variants. Sophia uses artificial intelligence, visual data processing and facial recognition.
  8. India unveils world’s largest visa centre in which country?
    A)Indonesia
    B)SriLanka
    C)Malaysia
    D)USA
    E) Bangladesh
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    Option E
    Explanation:

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the world’s largest state-of-the-art visa centre in Dhaka, Bangladesh with modern facilities, promising shorter waiting times for applicants.
  9. Recently ,the doyen of Indian Psychiatry passed away.Name it?
    A)Pranav Mistry
    B)Vandana Shiva
    C)NN Wig
    D)Meghnad Saha
    E) Winnie Byanyima
    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.
  10. Where is the HQ of FAO?
    A)Mexico City
    B)Rome
    C)Washington DC
    D)New York
    E)Austria
    View Answer
    Option B

  11. Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018 held in which city?
    A)Varanasi
    B)Pune
    C)Kanpur
    D)New Delhi
    E)Bangalore
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Government launched Swachh Survekshan Grameen 2018 in New Delhi.
  12. The Telecom Commission has approved the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) net neutrality recommendations that bar service providers from discriminating against internet content.Where is the HQ of TRAI?
    A)Hyderabad
    B)New Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Pune
    E)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Telecom Commission has approved the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India’s (TRAI) net neutrality recommendations that bar service providers from discriminating against internet content and services by blocking, throttling or granting them higher speed access.
  13. Who has made it compulsory to incorporate purchaser’s name on the face of payment instrumentalities like demand draft, pay order, banker’s cheques and other instruments to prevent money laundering?
    A)SEBI
    B)IRDA
    C)RBI
    D)Finance Ministry
    E)SBI
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    RBI has made it compulsory to incorporate purchaser’s name on the face of payment instrumentalities like demand draft, pay order, banker’s cheques and other instruments to prevent money laundering.
  14. PM Modi inaugurated Poorvanchal Expressway in which city?
    A) Azamgarh
    B)Barabanki
    C)Allahabad
    D)Agra
    E) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, laid the Foundation Stone of the Poorvanchal Expressway in Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh.
  15. Industry body Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India(OPPI) launched a digital campaign with which government to improve healthcare?
    A)Odisha
    B)Telangana
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Tamil Nadu
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Body Organisation of Pharmaceutical Producers of India(OPPI) launched a digital campaign, ThinkForHealth, calling for ideas to improve access to healthcare in India.
  16. Which of the following is not a major component of Market Risk?
    A)Interest rate risk
    B Equity risk
    C)Credit risk
    D)Foreign exchange risk
    E)Commodity risk
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The major components of Market risk are::
    Interest rate risk
    Equity risk
    Foreign exchange risk
    Commodity risk

  17. Which country celebrated the 100th birth anniversary of Nelson Mandela on July 18?
    A)France
    B)USA
    C)India
    D)South Africa
    E)Nepal
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    His birthday on July 18 is marked annually around the world, and the Nelson Mandela Foundation called this year for people to take action and inspire change in Mandela’s name.
  18. Who won Spanish Grand Prix Wrestling Tournament?
    A)Abhinav Bindra
    B)Yogeshwar Dutt
    C)Babita Phogat
    D)Vinesh Phogat
    E) Angelique Kerber
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India’s Vinesh Phogat clinched the gold medal at the Spanish Grand Prix Wrestling Tournament thrashing Natasha Fox of Canada 10-0 in the final of the women’s 50 kilogram freestyle category in Madrid, Spain.
  19. What is India’s position in world’s largest cultivated area under genetically modified crops?
    A)2nd
    B)3rd
    C)5th
    D)6th
    E)8th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India has the world’s 5th largest cultivated area under genetically modified crops , at 11.4 million hectares (mh) in 2017 according to the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-Biotech Applications (ISAAA).USA topped the list.
  20. JLF is a dedicated grouping of lender banks that is formed to speed up decisions in case of Non-Performing Assets (NPAs). F in JLF stands for?
    A)Finance
    B)Fund
    C)Function
    D)Forum
    E)Finance
    View Answer
    Option
    Explanation:

    The Joint Lender’s Forum is a dedicated grouping of lender banks that is formed to speed up decisions when an asset (loan) of more Rs 100 crore or more turns out to be a stressed asset.

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