GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 193

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. As per the government data, so far about ___________ bank branches as well as post offices have enrolled to set up Aadhaar Facility
    A) 10,000
    B) 18,000
    C) 12,000
    D) 15,000
    E) 11,000
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    As many as 18,000 centres have so far enrolled to set up Aadhaar facility on their premises for updation of the biometric ID at such locations ever since the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) had directed in July 2017 all private as well as public sector banks to set up Aadhaar facility in at least one out of 10 branches. About 10,000 branches of private and public sector banks have set up Aadhaar enrolment and updation centres on their premises, compared to over 13,800 branches that need to do so. About 8,000 such centres have come up in post offices out of 13,000 that are targeted.
  2. Which Indian state has announced ‘Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Policy-2018’ to harness wind and solar energy for power production at one place?
    A) Rajasthan
    B) Telangana
    C) Gujarat
    D) Madhya Pradesh
    E) Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The state government of Gujarat has announced a policy ‘Wind-Solar Hybrid Power Policy-2018’ to promote setting up of wind as well as solar power projects at one location to ensure optimal use of land and transmission infrastructure. The policy will remain in force for five years.Projects approved under this policy can avail various benefits and rebates as mentioned in the policy document for a period of 25 years or till the life of the projectUnder the policy, developers can set up wind energy units on the land currently in use for solar power units.Similarly, a solar power project can be set up on the land being used for wind farms.
  3. What is the metric that measures a company’s ability to meet its financial obligations known as?
    A) Market Ratio
    B) Debt Ratio
    C) Coverage Ratio
    D) Asset Coverage Ratio
    E) Key Ratio
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The coverage ratio is a measure of a company’s ability to meet its financial obligations. In broad
    terms, the higher the coverage ratio, the better the ability of the enterprise to fulfill its obligations to its lenders.
  4. Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Krauthammer who passed away was a renowned __________
    A) Musician
    B) Journalist
    C) Literaturer
    D) Scientist
    E) Writer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Charles Krauthammer, the prominent Pulitzer Prize-winning conservative columnist for the Washington Post and commentator for the Fox News Channel, has died. He was 68. Charles weekly column was syndicated to more than 400 publications worldwide.
  5. The Indian cricket team will play against which country in the inaugural ICC World Test Championship 2019?
    A) South Africa
    B) West Indies
    C) New Zealand
    D) Pakistan
    E) South Africa
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Indian cricket team will make its debut in the inaugural ICC World Test Championship by playing against West Indies in the Caribbean in July 2019. It is a part of Future Tours Programme (FTP) announced by International Cricket Council (ICC) for a five-year period (2018-2023) which includes the World Test Championship and a 13-team ODI league.As per the ICC, the nine top-ranked Test teams will participate in the inaugural edition of the World Test Championship, which will run from July 15, 2019 to April 30, 2021.The ODI League will serve as a qualification pathway for the 2023 World Cup to be hosted by India.India will mark its campaign in the 13-team ODI League versus Sri Lanka (away) in June 2020.
  6. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is an initiative of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) under the provisions of?
    A) Companies Act, 2013
    B) Companies Act, 1956
    C) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    D) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
    E) Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation Act, 1951
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), an umbrella organisation for operating retail payments and settlement systems in India, is an initiative of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) under the provisions of the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007, for creating a robust Payment & Settlement Infrastructure in India.
  7. India has decided to set up an Indian Armed Forces Memorial in which of the following European countries?
    A) France
    B) USA
    C) Canada
    D) Japan
    E) Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India will construct an Indian Armed Forces Memorial at Villers Guislain, a town around 200 km from Paris. The memorial will highlight the contribution of the soldiers of the undivided India to the freedom of France in the World War I. This will be the second such memorial in Europe. During the World War I, Villers-Guislain had witnessed a fierce battle in which the British Indian cavalry regiments were heavily involved. The town was liberated on September 29, 2018.
  8. Who is the CEO Of International Cricket Council (ICC)?
    A) David Richardson
    B) Shashank Manohar
    C) Zaheer Abbas
    D) Amitabh Chaudhary
    E) Mithali Raj
    View Answer
    Option A

  9. India will setup 6 Border Haat with which country by march next year?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)Bangladesh
    D)China
    E)Iraq
    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.
  10. According to the latest forecast by Fitch Ratings, India’s GDP is projected to grow at_________ percent for 2018-19.
    A) 7.6%
    B) 7.3%
    C) 7.5%
    D) 7.4%
    E) 7.1%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Fitch Ratings has raised India’s growth forecast for 2018-19 to b to 7.4 percent from 7.3 percent due to higher financing costs and rising oil prices as risks to growth. For 2019-20, it estimated the country to grow at 7.5 percent.
  11. Who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of online fantasy sports platform StarPick?
    A) Subrata Pal
    B) Sunil Chhetri
    C) Jeje Lalpekhlua
    D) Bhaichung Bhutia
    E) Sudha Murthy
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri has been named as the brand ambassador of online fantasy sports platform StarPick.
  12. Which Indian company is the only one to feature in top 100 list in Forbes 2018 Global 2000 list of most valuable companies?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) Larsen & Toubro
    C) Tata Consultancy Services
    D) Reliance Industries
    E) Facebook
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Forbes 2018 Global 2000 list released recently features total 58 Indian companies on the overall list of 2,000 biggest, most powerful and most valuable companies from across the world. These include Reliance Industries at 83rd place which is the only company from India to be placed in the top-100 list. Besides, housing finance major HDFC has been ranked as the 5th biggest public company globally in the ‘consumer financial services category’ with an overall ranking of 202.
  13. The Government of India dedicated 3 Solar Power Projects of Neyveli Lignite Corporation India Limited recently with installed capacity of __________ MW each.
    A) 100 MW
    B) 200 MW
    C) 250 MW
    D) 300 MW
    E) 250 MW
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union Minister for Railways, Coal, Finance & Company Affairs, Shri Piyush Goyal inaugurated three 100 MW Solar Power Projects of Neyveli Lignite Corporation India Limited (NLCIL) for commercial operation and dedicated these projects to the Nation. The Solar Power projects is situated at Thoppalaakkarai and Sethupuram in Virudhunagar District and Sellaiya Sezhiyanallur in Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu. Each project has an installed capacity of 100 MW and have been erected at a cost of Rs.1300 crores, which includes Operation & Maintenance cost for 15 Years.
  14. The 3rd Annual Meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will take place at which place?
    A) Beijing
    B) Mumbai
    C) Seoul
    D) Tokyo
    E) Thimphu
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The 3rd Annual Meeting of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on June 25-26 in Mumbai. The previous two AIIB annual meetings have been held in Beijing, China, in 2016 and in Jeju, South Korea, in 2017.The theme for this year’s meeting is “Mobilising Finance for Infrastructure: Innovation and Collaboration”.
  15. The International Committee of the Red Cross is based in__________
    A) Geneva, Switzerland
    B) Paris, France
    C) Rome, Italy
    D) New York, United States
    E) Canberra, Australia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The International Committee of the Red Cross is a humanitarian institution based in Geneva, Switzerland, and a three-time Nobel Prize Laureate
  16. Yuki Bhambri has recently been excluded for Sports Ministry’s Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS). He is associated with which game?
    A) Boxing
    B) Badminton
    C) Weightlifting
    D) Tennis
    E) Chess
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Tennis player Yuki Bhambri and weightlifter Sanjita Chanu has been dropped from the sports ministry’s flagship programme, Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS), for different reasons. Bhambri was left out as he will not take part in the Jakarta Asian Games in August-September as the dates clash with the US Open, where he is expected to qualify for the main draw. Men’s doubles specialist Divij Sharan, 32, has been included in the scheme till the Asian Games. Sanjita was dropped following her suspension by the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) on alleged doping charges.
  17. Which state has inked pact with US based Earth Networks to install lightning detection system in the state?
    A) Maharashtra
    B) Odisha
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) Tamil Nadu
    E) Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In a move to reduce number of casualties due to lightning strike incidents, the Odisha government has signed an MoU with US-based Lightning analysing firm Earth Networks for a lightning detection and warning system in the state. Earth Networks will install lightning detection system to get the precise location of areas likely to be affected by lightning strikes before 45 minutes of their occurrence.It will also be helpful in prediction of hail winds, hail storms and thunderstorms.
  18. Which among the following payment platforms has tied up with Ola to enable enhanced booking of rides with autopay features?
    A) Paytm
    B) Freecharge
    C) PhonePe
    D) Amazon Pay
    E) Walmart
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Payments platform PhonePe has partnered with world’s largest taxi aggregator, Ola to offer a hassle-free cab and auto booking experience to the users. The tie-up will enable users to now book an Ola using the PhonePe app.With this integration, PhonePe users will have access to Ola’s multi-modal commuting offerings, along with the benefit of using the industry-first AutoPay feature for making payments seamless.
  19. Mulubha Jadeja who passed away at the age of 88 was a renowned player of______
    A) Football
    B) Cricket
    C) Tennis
    D) Hockey
    E) Golf
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Former Saurashtra batsman Mulubha Jadeja died following age-related complications. He was 88. Mulubha, a right-handed batsman, represented Saurashtra and Railways between 1945 and 1964.
  20. The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation for May 2018 stood at___________according to data by CSO.
    A) 4.01%
    B) 3.18%
    C) 5.11%
    D) 4.43%
    E) 2.24%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Inflation based on wholesale prices shot up to a 14-month high of 4.43 percent in May on increasing prices of petrol and diesel, prompting industry to demand action from policymakers to keep fuel prices under check. The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation stood at 3.18 per cent in April and 2.26 per cent in May last year. The WPI inflation for March was revised upwards to 2.74 percent from the provisional estimate of 2.47 percent. The previous high was in March 2017, when the WPI inflation stood at 5.11 per cent.

Related posts

Leave a Comment