GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 186

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 among the given countries has excluded Indian students from its new visa norms list of “low risk” countries eligible for easier visa application.
    A) Russia
    B) United Kingdom
    C) Japan
    D) China
    E) United States
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The United Kingdom government has excluded Indian students from a new list of “low risk” countries eligible for easier visa application to the UK. The decision is based on India’s refusal to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the return of illegal Indian immigrants in the UK to India and vice-versa.Excluding India from the list damages its relations with the UK and snatches away a lot of easy education opportunities for hopeful Indian students.
  2. Who among the following has been named as the new President of Colombia?
    A) Ivan Duque
    B) Efrain Cepeda
    C) Juan Manuel Santos
    D) Rigoberto Echeverri
    E) Bidhya Devi Bhandari
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Conservative Ivan Duque has been elected as the new President of Colombia. Duque, who will turn 42 just before taking office on 8 August will be Colombia’s youngest ever president.
  3. Export–Import Bank of India was incorporated under which of the following acts?
    A) Export-Import Bank of India Act 1981
    B) Export-Import Bank of India Act 1982
    C) Export-Import Bank of India Act 1984
    D) Export-Import Bank of India Act 1985
    E) Export-Import Bank of India Act 1983
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Export–Import Bank of India is the premier export finance institution in India, established in 1982 under Export-Import Bank of India Act 1981.
  4. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Sikkim?
    A) Bhupen Hazarika
    B) A.R. Rahman
    C) Mohit Chauhan
    D) Arijit Singh
    E)Vidya Balan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Famed Indian composer and singer-songwriter A.R. Rahman has been appointed the brand ambassador of the Sikkim government for a year. As the government’s brand ambassador, Rahman would keep coming to the Himalayan state from time to time and promote it.
  5. Who is the author of the book titled ‘Vedvigyan Alok’?
    A) Acharya Prashant
    B) Acharya Santosh Shukla
    C) Acharya Narendra Dev
    D) Acharya Agnivarat Naishthik
    E) Acharya Balkrishna
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has received the book “Vedvigyan Alok” (Maharishi Aitareya Mahidas Praneet – Aitareya Brahmina ki Vaigyanik Vyakhya) authored by Acharya Agnivarat Naishthik. The Book Vedvigyan Alok is the scriptural verse in Vedas’ prose and is divided into four broad volumes.
  6. Who among the following has won the 2018 Stuttgart Open Cup?
    A) Nick Kyrgios
    B) David Belyavskiy
    C) Roger Federer
    D) Milos Raonic
    E) Lewis Hamilton
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Roger Federer claimed his 98th ATP title and re-established his unrivaled superiority on grass with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/3) victory over Milos Raonic in the Stuttgart Cup final. The top-seeded Swiss beat his Canadian opponent for the 11th time in 14 meetings while winning a first Stuttgart title.
  7. What is the minimum balance required to be maintained in the Savings Account in Post Office in case of non – cheque facility account?
    A) Rs 20
    B) Rs 10
    C) Rs 50
    D) Rs 100
    E) Rs 200
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Rs 50 in case of non – cheque facility account.
  8. Name the winner of U.S. Open Golf 2018 Tournament.
    A) Curtis Strange
    B) Dustin Johnson
    C) Tommy Fleetwood
    D) Brooks Koepka
    E) Byron Nelson
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Brooks Koepka won the U.S. Open Golf title 2018 for the second straight year, becoming the sixth player in the tournament’s history to win back-to-back titles. The last player to do it was Curtis Strange in 1989. The 28-year-old Florida native emerged victorious by one shot over England’s Tommy Fleetwood. The World number one Dustin Johnson finished third.
  9. Who is the Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog?
    A)Bibek Debroy
    B)VK Saraswat
    C)Rajiv Kumar
    D)VK Paul
    E) Ajay Sharma
    View Answer
    Option C

  10. Which among the following countries has signed an agreement with Macedonia to change laters name to the Republic of Northern Macedonia?
    A) Bulgaria
    B) Serbia
    C) Albania
    D) Greece
    E) Tanzania
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Greece and Macedonia has signed an agreement to change Macedonia’s name to the Republic of Northern Macedonia, setting aside 27-year-old dispute over the latter’s name. This new name for the Balkan state will pave the way for Macedonia’s admission to the European Union and NATO.
  11. India will setup 6 Border Haat with which country by march next year?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)Bangladesh
    D)China
    E) Nepal
    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.
  12. 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) Dinesh Kumar
    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.
  13. What is the capital of Macedonia?
    A) Skopje
    B) Belgrade
    C) Tirana
    D) Sofia
    E) Manila
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Macedonian denar
  14. Finance Ministry has approved how much amount in five PSBs, to help them meet regulatory capital requirements?
    A)11336 cr
    B)12000 cr
    C)11386 cr
    D)13456 cr
    E) 12540 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Punjab National Bank will get the maximum amount at Rs 2,816 crore, followed by Corporation Bank, which will see infusion of about Rs 2,555 crore. The others are Indian Overseas Bank (Rs 2,157 crore), Andhra Bank (Rs 2,019 crore) and Allahabad Bank (Rs 1,790 crore).
  15. 3rd BRICS Media Forum is to be held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Cape Town
    C)Beijing
    D)New delhi
    E) Kathmandu
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The 3rd BRICS Media Forum under the theme of “BRICS Media Cooperation-Fostering an inclusive ,just World Order” will be held on July 18-19 in Cape Town, South Africa.
  16. 2018 IAAF World U20 Championships held in which country?
    A)India
    B)Japan
    C)Finland
    D)France
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option C
    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.
  17. Who won gold medal in Sottevile Athletics meet held in Sotteville, France?
    A)Annu Rani
    B)Vipin Kasana
    C)Neeraj Chopra
    D)Anil Singh
    E) Vinesh Phogat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India’s star javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra won a gold medal in Sottevile Athletics meet held in Sotteville, France. The 20-year-old covered a distance of 85.17 meters to finish on top of the podium.
  18. Centre has formed a committee to tackle industrial pollution near Taj Mahal. Who will be heading this committee?
    A)Brahm Dutt
    B)Manoj Kumar Saxena
    C)Bibek Debroy
    D)CK Mishra
    E) Neeraj jain
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The government has formed a committee comprising officials of the environment ministry, experts from NEERI, IITs and various other forums to look into the issue of industrial pollution around the iconic Taj Mahal.
  19. 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)7.4
    View Answer
    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.
  20. 67th National Garment Fair held in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Gurugram
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    E)Lucknow
    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.

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