GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 182

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. Minister for Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan has unveiled the first of a kind air quality and weather forecast system “SAFAR”in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Hyderabad
    E)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The giant true colour LED display will give real-time air quality index on 24×7 basis with colour coding along with 72-hour advance forecast.
  2. The Tokyo 2020 Committee presented a mascot in a event.Name it?
    A)Stanford tree
    B)Hokiebird
    C)Miraitowa and Someity
    D)Mike the tiger
    E)PlayGame
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee officially presented its Olympic mascots Miraitowa and Someity at a massive event.
  3. Immediate Payment Service (IMPS) is provided by NPCI through its existing ____ switch.
    A) Hitachi
    B) ISO
    C) NFS
    D) RBI
    E) AEPS
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    National Financial Switch (NFS)
  4. Who is the current CM of Mizoram?
    A)Raghubar das
    B)Yogi AdityaNath
    C)Biren Singh
    D)Lal Thanhawla
    E)Manohar Parrikar
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    Option D

  5. Naveen Patnaik sets up a committee for development of Odia film industry.Who will head this committee?
    A)Pushpendra Singh
    B)Sashi Bhusan Behera
    C)Kirti Azad
    D)Sudarshan Bhagat
    E) Carlo Abate
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik set up a ministerial committee for the development of Odia film industry. The panel,headed by Finance Minister Sashi Bhusan Behera, would submit a report to the state government in one month regarding steps to be taken for development of Odia cine industry.
  6. 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)Jaipur
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    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.
  7. Government has set up a committee to check mob lynchings.Who will head this committee?
    A)Ajay Tyagi
    B)Rajiv Gauba
    C)Rajiv Sharma
    D)Dinesh Kuma
    E) Pushpendra Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Centre has set up a high-level committee headed by Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba to formulate steps to check mob lynchings and directed it to submit the recommendations within four weeks.
  8. The All India Football Federation was founded in which year?
    A)1958
    B)1945
    C)1937
    D)1940
    E) 1978
    View Answer
    Option C

  9. Which bank has set up an “war room lawyer team” for bad loans recovery?
    A)Indian Bank
    B)Bank of India
    C)Bank of Baroda
    D)UCO Bank
    E)Punjab National Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Bank of baroda has set up a dedicated team of lawyers to speed up recovery of bad loans that get embroiled in litigation.
  10. Which of the following feature is currently not present in AEPS?
    A) Cash Deposit
    B) Cash Withdrawal
    C) Balance Enquiry
    D) Virtual Card Creation
    E) Aadhaar to Aadhaar Funds Transfer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The four Aadhaar enabled basic types of banking transactions are as follows:-
    Balance Enquiry
    Cash Withdrawal
    Cash Deposit
    Aadhaar to Aadhaar Funds Transfer
  11. PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated ambulance service in which country?
    A)Australia
    B)SriLanka
    C)Bangladesh
    D)Myanmar
    E)Nepal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Apart from providing ambulances, the grant also covers the training of manpower in India and meeting operational costs for one year.
  12. International Festival “Mizo Hnahthlak “ was held in which city?
    A)Itanagar
    B)Shillong
    C)Aizawl
    D)Kohima
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In yet another celebration to revive unity and brotherhood- socially and culturally- the first international festival of Mizoram-Mizo Hnahthlak International Festival– was organised in Aizawl, which brought the Mizo ethnic community from across borders. Mizoram celebrated the first international cultural festival of the Mizo ethnic group with pomp and gaiety.
  13. The 67th Plenary Meeting on North East Council was held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Shillong
    C)Kohima
    D)New Delhi
    E)Lucknow
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Minister Rajnath Singh recently made a visit to Shillong and chaired the 67th plenary meeting on north east council (NEC), held in the premises of State Convention Centre, Shillong.
  14. Who broke his own 400m national record at the Cena Noveho Mesta and Metuji event in Prague, Czech Republic?
    A)Muhammad Younis
    B)Ajay Das
    C)Muhammad Yusuf
    D)Muhammad Anas
    E) Fakhar Zaman
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian sprinter Muhammad Anas broke his own 400m national record at the Cena Noveho Mesta nad Metuji event in Prague, Czech Republic.
  15. Who won the Asia Junior Championship in Jakarta,Indonesia?
    A)Lakshaya Sharma
    B)Hima Das
    C)Abhinav Bindra
    D)Lakshaya Sen
    E) Muhammad Younis
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian badminton player Lakshaya Sen bagged the gold medal after defeating Indonesia’s top-seeded Kunlavut Vitidsaran in the final match of the Badminton Asia Junior Championship in Jakarta, Indonesia.
  16. Rajnath Singh launched a initiative called SPC aiming to build a bridge between police and students.Expand “C” in SPC?
    A)Class
    B)Country
    C)Commission
    D) Course
    E) Cadet
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    A countrywide initiative called Student Police Cadet (SPC) programme, which aims to build a bridge between the police and young students by educating them in crime prevention and ethics through classes at school and outside, was launched by home minister Rajnath Singh.
  17. The environment ministry has decided to re-introduce which scheme for awarding Indian authors for their original work in Hindi on subjects related to environment including pollution and climate change?
    A)Medini Puraskar Yojana
    B)Maiden Puraskar Yojana
    C)Ecomark Scheme
    D)National Plan on Climate Change
    E)Prize for Environment
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The environment ministry has decided to re-introduce a scheme for awarding Indian authors for their original work in Hindi on subjects related to environment including pollution and climate change.
  18. India will setup 6 Border Haat with which country by march next year?
    A)Pakistan
    B)SriLanka
    C)Bangladesh
    D)China
    E)Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The India-Bangladesh Joint Committee on ‘Border Haat’ would finalise the places and related issues for six more such haats by March next year.
  19. Virasat-e-Khalsa,a museum of the Sikhs,was set up in which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Gujarat
    C)UP
    D)Punjab
    E)Jammu & Kashmir
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Punjab Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has finalized a blue print to further develop prestigious Virasat-e-Khalsa,a museum of the Sikhs,at Ananadpur Sahib ,Punjab.
  20. 8th BRICS Health Ministers meeting was held in which city?
    A)Johannesburg
    B)Mumbai
    C)Durban
    D)London
    E)Brazil
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian delegation was led by Mr J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare. He stated that India is committed to eliminating TB by 2025.

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