GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 179

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 country topped the list of Global rankings of Nations Soft power?
    A)USA
    B)France
    C)UK
    D)India
    E)Russia
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 2018 ‘Soft Power 30’ index, published last week by UK-based strategic communications consultancy firm Portland and the University of Southern California Center on Public Diplomacy, ranked Germany as third followed by the US.
  2. 2018 IAAF World U20 Championships held in which country?
    A)India
    B)Japan
    C)Indonesia
    D)France
    E) Finland
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    Option E
    Explanation:

    The 2018 World U20 Championships in Athletics, also known as the World Junior Championships, are an international athletics competition for athletes qualifying as juniors (born no earlier than 1 January 1999) which took place at Tampere Stadium in Tampere,Finland from 10–15 July 2018.Kenya topped the list.
  3. FICCI was founded in which year?
    A)1998
    B)1972
    C)1927
    D)1958
    E) 1949
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    Option C

  4. Who was appointed as ICICI Bank Non executive chairman?
    A)B Sriram
    B)Mahesh Kumar Jain
    C)Girish Chandra Chaturvedi
    D)Chanda Kochhar
    E)Usha Ananthasubhramanium
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    ICICI Bank said that RBI has approved the appointment of Girish Chandra Chaturvedi as ICICI Bank Non executive chairman till June 30, 2021.
  5. Recently Rajmata Satvashilla Devi passed away.She belongs to which profession?
    A)Actress
    B)Singer
    C)Activist
    D)Writer
    E)Politician
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Noted activist from Konkan region in Maharashtra, Rajmata Satvashila Devi Bhosle of Sawantwadi Sansthan has passed away due to prolonged illness. She was 83.
  6. According to industry body Ficci,India’s economic growth to be how much percent in current financial year?
    A)7.1
    B)7.5
    C)7.3
    D)7.8
    E)7.7
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    According to industry body Ficci, despite short-term challenges India’s economic growth story remains intact and the country’s GDP is expected to grow around 7.5 percent in the current financial year.
  7. “Pitch Black” Warfare Exercise is to be held in which country?
    A)India
    B)USA
    C)Australia
    D)South Africa
    E)Bangladesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    For the first time, the Indian Air Force will participate with fighter aircraft in Exercise Pitch Black 2018 (PB-18), which is scheduled from July 24, 2018 to August 18, 2018 in Australia.
  8. Which state government setup a 24 hour helpline for intercaste couples?
    A)Odisha
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C)Jharkhand
    D)New Delhi
    E) Maharashtra
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Tamil Nadu government has informed the Madras High Court that a 24 hour helpline has been setup to investigate issues faced by inter-caste couples and offer them necessary assistance and protection.
  9. Elphinstone Road Station in Mumbai has been renamed as which station?
    A)Shivaji Station
    B)Prabhadevi Station
    C)Prabhu Station
    D)Shahid Smarak Station
    E)Prakashjyoti Station
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The station code for newly renamed Prabhadevi station will be PBHD.
  10. Which state government launched “e-Pragati” portal?
    A)Odisha
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Jharkhand
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)Tamil Nadu
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu launched e-Pragati portal,a digital platform for governance in the state, would help to connect all the state government departments and act as a stand-alone to resolve the issues.
  11. What percent stake does the Central Government holds in State Bank of India?
    A) 51%
    B) 59%
    C) 62.22%
    D) 66%
    E) 60.56%
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The central government holds 62.22% stake in the bank as of March 2017.
  12. Which state CM inaguarated “Kharchi Puja”?
    A)Arunachal Pradesh
    B)Nagaland
    C)Tripura
    D)Manipur
    E)Meghalaya
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar inaugurated the seven day long “Kharchi Puja” at Puran Habeli, seven km from the state capital. The annual festival is meant to cleanse the sins of mortal souls. Originally a Hindu tribals’ festivity, it is now observed by all communities and religion.
  13. Which country became the 68th member of International Solar Alliance(ISA)?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Bangladesh
    C)Afghanistan
    D)Myanmar
    E)Bhutan
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and then French President Francois Hollande at the Paris climate summit in 2015, the ISA was conceived as a coalition of solar resource-rich countries to address their special energy needs and provide a platform to collaborate on dealing with the identified gaps through a common, agreed approach.
  14. Who was appointed as Steel Authority of India(SAIL) CMD?
    A)PK Singh
    B)Saraswati Prasad
    C)Rajat Sharma
    D)Shashi Shanker
    E)Sunil Mehta
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    Option B

  15. D is FSDC stands for?
    A) Demonstrate
    B) Discussion
    C) Development
    D) Dedicated
    E) Digital
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Financial Stability and Development Council
  16. Indian Government is planning to build 2000 kms of international roads by which year?
    A)2023
    B)2022
    C)2020
    D)2021
    E)2019
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The government is planning to build 1,911 kilometres of international connectivity roads over the five year period ending 2022 under its flagship Bharatmala scheme.
  17. Which country to host two plus two dialogue with US in September?
    A)India
    B)France
    C)UK
    D)China
    E)Nepal
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj and Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman will host the US Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo and US Secretary of Defence James Mattis, in NewDelhi on 6th September this year for the inaugural 22 dialogue.
  18. Government is set to complete multi modal terminal in which city by November this year?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Pune
    C)Varanasi
    D)New Delhi
    E)Mumbai
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The government has announced that it is set to complete the multi modal terminal at Varanasi by November this year,while two others at Sahibganj and Haldia would be completed next year.
  19. Who was appointed as the incharge of upcoming 18th Asian games?
    A)Sebastian Coe
    B)Brij Bushan Sharan
    C)Devendra Kumar Sikri
    D)Hiamant Biswa Sharma
    E) Jaime Rodriguez Calderon
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has appointed Wrestling Federation of India (WFI) president Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh as the incharge of upcoming 18th Asian Games. He will be assisted by four deputy heads.
  20. J G Nadkarni passed away.He belonged to which profession?
    A)Navy Chief
    B)Army Chief
    C)Journalist
    D)Writer
    E)Artists
    View Answer
    Option A

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