GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 181

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 partners with global consultancy firm EY to accelerate the digital transformation journey in the state?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Odisha
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In partnership with global consultancy firm EY, also known as Ernst & Young, the Andhra Pradesh government launched the ePragati Core Platform, a new initiative to accelerate the digital transformation journey in the state.
  2. Where is the HQ of International Solar Alliance?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Gurugram
    D)Pune
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Which country to host two plus two dialogue with US in September?
    A)India
    B)France
    C)UK
    D)China
    E)Pakistan
    View Answer
    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.
  4. Cabinet approved Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Civil aviation with which of the following organization?
    A)World Bank
    B)BRICS
    C)ADB
    D)European Union
    E)AIIB
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The government aims for the BRICS nations to benefit from the establishment of an institutional framework to corporate in the field of civil aviation.
  5. Government is planning to deliver how many family cards for the Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme?
    A)11cr
    B)12 cr
    C)13cr
    D)14cr
    E) 15cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The government will print and hand-deliver about 110 million ‘family cards’ for the Ayushman Bharat health insurance scheme in a major public contact programme by organising ‘Ayushman Pakhwaras’ in villages as it seeks to implement the Prime Minister’s signature move.
  6. The government is planning to notify a new standard for automobile industry which involves spraying thousands of small dots laser etched with a vehicle identification number throughout the vehicle body.Name it?
    A)MinorDots
    B)MicroDots
    C)Mini Dots
    D)MegaDots
    E)MaxDots
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    In a move to put a check on vehicle thefts, the government will soon notify a new standard for automobile industry to use a technology which involves spraying thousands of small dots laser etched with a vehicle identification number throughout the vehicle body, including their engines. The technology named MicroDots makes it almost impossible to remove the dots and hence, the car’s identity can be established at any stage.
  7. What is the currency of Myanmar?
    A)Peso
    B)Rupee
    C)Kyat
    D)Dollar
    E)Pound
    View Answer
    Option C

  8. Which state police launches digital volunteers campaign to check rumours?
    A)Telangana
    B)UP
    C)MP
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Uttar Pradesh police has decided to hire digital volunteers to curb the menace of rumours and bust illegal activities.
  9. Poet Gopal Das Neeraj passed away.He was poet of which language?
    A)Tamil
    B)Hindi
    C)Urdu
    D)Marathi
    E)English
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Born in Etawah district of Uttar Pradesh on 4th January 1925, Neeraj also created name for his lyrics for films like Prem Pujari, Tere Mere Sapne, Chanda Aur Bijli and Sharmili.
  10. 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) Anil D Sahasrabudhe
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The station code for newly renamed Prabhadevi station will be PBHD.

  11. ______ will function as the authorized Bharat Bill Payment Central Unit (BBPCU) in BBPS?
    A) RBI
    B) Sponsor Banks
    C) NPCI
    D) NABARD
    E) Finance Ministry
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) will function as the authorized Bharat Bill Payment Central Unit (BBPCU)
  12. In which year Rs 5,000 note was demonitised?
    A) 1946
    B) 1978
    C) 1982
    D) 2016
    E) 2000
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    1978- Rs 1,000, Rs 5,000 and Rs 10,000
  13. Which state government launches online pension system “Aabhaar-Aapki seva ka”?
    A)Odisha
    B)UP
    C)Chattisgarh
    D)Jharkhand
    E)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Through this app and the website, 80,000 pensioners of the state will now get all the information related to pension and payment online.
  14. “Pitch Black” Warfare Exercise is to be held in which country?
    A)India
    B)USA
    C)Australia
    D)South Africa
    E)South Korea
    View Answer
    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.
  15. Which small finance bank launched commercial operations?
    A)Fino Payments Bank
    B)Equitas Bank
    C)Capital Small Finance Bank
    D)Jana Small Finance Bank
    E)Ujjawal Small Finance Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    A micro-finance company-turned-Jana Small Finance Bank headquartered in Bengaluru began its operations for greater financial inclusion. One of the 10 financial institutions to get banking license from the Reserve Bank of India in April 2017, Jana aims to be an inclusive digitised bank serving all customer segments and communities across the country.
  16. Which country lifted state of emergency after 2 years?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)Thailand
    C)Turkey
    D)Ukraine
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared emergency on 20th July 2016, five days after warplanes bombed Ankara and clashes broke out in Istanbul that claimed 249 lives.
  17. 67th National Garment Fair held in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Gurugram
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    E)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Clothing Manufacturers Association of India (CMAI) has organized, “India’s largest Apparel Trade show-The 67th National Garment fair” from 16th July to 19th July 2018 at Bombay Exhibition Centre, NSE Complex, Goregaon (East), Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  18. At the GST Council Meeting,various commodities rates were slashed.Where was GST Meeting held?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)Kolkata
    E)Noida
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Apart from a 100 percent waiver of GST on sanitary pads, the council has decided to nullify tax on raw materials such as stone, marble and wood, used by for making handicrafts like sculptures.The GST charged for commodities such as lithium-ion batteries, vacuum cleaners, food grinders, mixers, storage water heaters, head dryers, hand dryers, paint, varnishes, water cooler, milk cooler, ice cream coolers, perfumes, toilet sprays and other toiletries has been slashed from 28 percent to 18 percent.The GST on handbags, jewellery box, wooden box for paintings, glass art ware, ornamental framed mirrors, handmade lamps, wax, natural gum, iron and brass products have been reduced from 18 percent to 12 percent.Various fabrics, like Chenille fabrics, mats made via handlooms, fertilizer-grade phosphoric acid, which were earlier under the 12 percent bracket,will be charged 5 percent, while the GST on washing machine reduced from 28 per cent to 18 per cent.
  19. Who was appointed as Chairman of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)?
    A)Sameer Nigam
    B)Anil D Sahasrabudhe
    C)Savita Srivastava
    D)Neeraj jain
    E) Ajay Das
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The union government has renewed the appointment of Prof Anil D Sahasrabudhe as the chairman of the tenchical and professional education regulator All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).
  20. Walmart has entered into an partnership with which company on digital transformation for retail industry?
    A)Google
    B)TCS
    C)Microsoft
    D)Infosys
    E)Twitter
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Walmart has entered into a strategic partnership with Microsoft on “digital transformation” for the onetime retail industry leader.

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