GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 190

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. The 23rd Asian Athletics Championships will be held in which city?
    A)Canberra
    B)Doha
    C)New Delhi
    D)Paris
    E)London
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The 23rd Asian Athletics Championships will be held in Doha, from April 19 to April 24, 2019. The biennial continental event which is usually held in July-August has been preponed by the Asian Athletics Association (AAA) due to the intensely hot and humid summers in Doha.
  2. NITI Aayog will host Investors Conference for the Holistic Development of Islands in which city?
    A)Ahmedabad
    B)Pune
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    It is expected to gain investment for the sustainable development of eco-tourism projects in Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep islands.
  3. When is Earth Overshoot Day celebrated?
    A)July 30
    B)July 31
    C)Aug 1
    D)Aug 2
    E) July 28
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Earth Overshoot Day(EOD), previously known as Ecological Debt Day (EDD), is the calculated illustrative calendar date on which humanity’s resource consumption for the year exceeds Earth’s capacity to regenerate those resources that year.
  4. Recently Ghazal Singer Umbayee passed away.He was a singer of which language?
    A)Odia
    B)Tamil
    C)Malayalam
    D)Hindi
    E)Gujarati
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Popular Malayalam Ghazal Singer Umbayee has passed away. Umbayee, 66, was suffering from cancer.
  5. Which leader was presented with Outstanding Parliamentarians Award for the year 2015?
    A)Shatrugan Sinha
    B)Mamta Banerjee
    C)RK Singh
    D)Ghulam Nabi Azad
    E)Rahul Gandhi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    President Ram Nath Kovind presented Outstanding Parliamentarians Award for the year 2015 to Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad.
  6. Who was awarded with “Shalaka Samman” for 2017-18?
    A)Sonu Nigam
    B)Sunidhi Chauhan
    C)Javed Akhtar
    D)Javed Ali
    E)Mohit Chauhan
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Hindi Academy Delhi has given its highest “Shalaka Samman” for 2017-18 to lyricist and poet Javed Akhtar.
  7. Khalifa International Stadium is situated in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Bishkek
    C)Doha
    D)Paris
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C

  8. Who has been appointed as CEO of HSBC India?
    A)Vishwas Patel
    B)Joe Garner
    C)Surendra Rosha
    D)Antonia Simoes
    E) Vijay Shekhar Sharma
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation announced the appointment of Surendra Rosha as Chief Executive Officer for HSBC India. Rosha is currently HSBC’s Head of Financial Institutions Group (FIG) for Asia-Pacific.
  9. Which city to host Nepal-India Think Tank Summit 2018?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Dhaka
    D)New Delhi
    E) Kathmandu
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    The Nepal-India Think Tank Summit 2018 will take place in Kathmandu, Nepal on 31st July to foster greater collaboration and knowledge-sharing among the think tanks of the two countries.
  10. A team of doctors led by Dr. Shamee Shastry from the blood bank of Kasturba Medical College (KMC) identified a rare blood group called “pp’ or “P null “phenotype.Where is Kasturba Medical College located?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Manipal
    C)Tripura
    D)Odisha
    E)Sikkim
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    A team of doctors led by Dr. Shamee Shastry from the blood bank of Kasturba Medical College (KMC), Manipal identified a rare blood group called “pp’ or “P null “phenotype.
  11. Which bank reported a net loss of Rs.120 cr for the first time from its India operations?
    A)Yes Bank
    B)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C)ICICI Bank
    D)HDFC Bank
    E)RBL Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    ICICI Bank Ltd., India’s largest private sector lender by assets, reported a net loss of ₹120 crore on a stand-alone basis for the June quarter, on account of rising bad loans and treasury losses.
  12. Who has been appointed as Chancellor of the Pondicherry Central University?
    A)Rajnath Singh
    B)M.Venkaiah Naidu
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Himant Biswa Sharma
    E)Ram Vilas Paswan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Vice-President M.Venkaiah Naidu has been appointed Chancellor of the Pondicherry Central University. The tenure of the Chancellor will be five years.
  13. What is the branch of economics that concentrates on measures to increase output of goods and services in the long run called?
    A) Free-market Economics
    B) True-cost Economics
    C) Microeconomics
    D) Supply Side Economics
    E) Socialist Economy
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Supply-side economics is a macroeconomic theory that argues economic growth can be most effectively created by lowering taxes and decreasing regulation.
  14. The government has decided to open a museum for all PM’s of the country in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Amid opposition by some members, the government decided that a museum for all PM’s of the country would be constructed in the Teen Murti Bhavan complex that houses the Nehru Memorial Museum and Library.
  15. When Indian railways is set to get its first publicly owned dedicated corridor for freight trains?
    A)August 26
    B)August 10
    C)August 19
    D)October 2
    E) August 15
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    After 165 years of its birth, Indian railways is set to get its first publicly owned dedicated corridor for freight trains on August 15, when the country will be celebrating its 72nd Independence Day.
  16. As per Basel III, the risk of losses in on-balance sheet and off-balance sheet positions arising from movements in market prices is called___________
    A) Credit Risk
    B) Market Risk
    C) Pricing Risk
    D) Liquidity Risk
    E) Capital Risk
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Market Risk is the risk of losses in on-balance sheet and off-balance sheet positions arising from movements in market prices.
  17. According to Travel+Leisure ,which Indian city ranked 3rd among world’s best cities?
    A)Udaipur
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Kolkata
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The top 2 cities are both in Mexico: San Miguel de Allende and Oaxaca.
  18. 3rd BRICS Media Forum is to be held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Cape Town
    C)Beijing
    D)New delhi
    E)London
    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.
  19. 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)15446 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).
  20. Which country topped the list of Global rankings of Nations Soft power?
    A)USA
    B)France
    C)UK
    D)India
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    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.

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