GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 194

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 following companies has launched low code tool “App Maker” for G Suite business to enable easy app building facility?
    A) Microsoft
    B) Apple
    C) Facebook
    D) Google
    E) WatsApp
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Google has finally made available the “App Maker”, its low-code tool for building business apps, generally available and open to all developers, after a year and a half since the launch of its beta version. The tech giant first launched the App Maker in November, 2016 and made it available through its “Early Adopter Program for G Suite Business” at that time. App Maker is G Suite’s low-code application development environment that makes it easy for teams to build custom apps to speed up workflows and make processes better.
  2. How many countries are member of the European Union?
    A) 28
    B) 25
    C) 21
    D) 23
    E) 34
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The European Union is a political and economic union of 28 member states that are located primarily in Europe.
  3. Name the Prime Minister of Georgia who resigned from the post amid protest over his economic policies.
    A) Giorgi Kvirikashvili
    B) Irakli Kobakhidze
    C) Bidzina Ivanishvili
    D) Giorgi Margvelashvili
    E) Lado Gurgenidze
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Giorgi Kvirikashvili, Prime Minister of Georgia, has announced his resignation amid a growing disagreement over his economic policies with Bidzina Ivanishvili, the leader of the ruling Georgian Dream party . Kvirikashvili, 50, has been prime minister since December 2015.
  4. Who is the Governor of Rajasthan?
    A) Madan Lal Khurana
    B) Shivraj Patil
    C) Ram Naik
    D) Kalyan Singh
    E) Mridula Sinha
    View Answer
    Option D

  5. The International Weightlifting Federation is located at__________
    A) Budapest, Hungary
    B) Manila, Philippines
    C) The Hague, Netherlands
    D) Berlin, Germany
    E) Seoul, South Korea
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The International Weightlifting Federation, headquartered in Budapest, is the international governing body for the sport of Olympic weightlifting. The IWF was founded in 1905, and has 187 member nations. The IWF president is Tamás Aján of Hungary.
  6. Which among the given states has launched month long School Chale Hum Abhiyan 2018 from June 15?
    A) Bihar
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Haryana
    D) Chhattisgarh
    E) Uttar Pradesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan inaugurated the ‘School Chale Hum Abhiyan 2018’ in Bhopal. The motive of this scheme is that no child should be deprived of schooling.Inaugurating the month long campaign on June 15.
  7. Which northeastern state has signed an MoU with Andhra Pradesh based Smart Village Movement (SVM) to develop smart village initiative for its villages?
    A) Assam
    B) Meghalaya
    C) Arunachal Pradesh
    D) Mizoram
    E) Tripura
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Arunachal Pradesh government has inked an agreement with Andhra Pradesh-based Smart Village Movement (SVM) to facilitate technology innovations, research and development in selected villages of the north-eastern state. The man behind the Smart Village Movement, Solomon Darwin, will be the adviser to the project’s core team.The project will focus on solving challenges in rural segments by integrating technology and indigenous rural practices to generate sustainable revenue for constituents, thus increasing overall standard of living and quality of life.
  8. Union Government granted “Institute of Eminence” to how many institutions?
    A)6
    B)5
    C)3
    D)2
    E)8
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union Government has granted the Instituions of Eminence(IoEs) status to six institutions including 3 from Public Sector and 3 from Private Sector.
  9. International Round Table Conference on “Data on New India” will be held in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Lucknow
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation (MoSPI) has organised a two-day International Round Table Conference on “Data for New India” in New Delhi.
  10. Which state government launched “One farmer one transformer”scheme?
    A)Telangana
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Kerala
    D)Odisha
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In order to reduce electricity losses, the Maharashtra government will on August 15, 2018 launch a new scheme allocating one transformer per farmer. Two lakh farmers will be given electricity connection for high voltage distribution line which will ensure uninterrupted power supply under the scheme “one farmer one transformer”.
  11. First ever Metal Craft Exhibition was held in which state?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Jammu and Kashmir
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Sikkim
    E)Uttrakhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    With an aim to promote and preserve the metal craft tradition of Ladakh, the first ever metal craft exhibition was held in Chilling village in Leh,J&K.
  12. A bench of Supreme Court ordered hospitals to provide free treatment to poor patients.Who was heading this bench?
    A)Madan Lokur
    B)Kurian Joseph
    C)Arun Mishra
    D)Dipak Mishra
    E) Harish Kapadia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Supreme Court bench headed by Justice Arun Mishra announced that all private hospitals in Delhi,which were given land on concessional rate,must provide free treatment to certain percentage of poor patients.
  13. India’s first Internet telephony service “Wings” was launched by which operator?
    A)BSNL
    B)MTNL
    C)Airtel
    D)Idea
    E)Reliance
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    This service would allow customers to make and receive calls over the Internet from anywhere in India or abroad.
  14. India surpassed which country to become world’s sixth largest economy according to World Bank data?
    A)UK
    B)China
    C)France
    D)Germany
    E) Russia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Ranking below United Kingdom, India has recorded a GDP of USD 2,597,491 million, followed by USD 2,582,501 of France, while United Kingdom recorded a GDP of USD 2,622,434 million.USA topped the list.
  15. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has altered the definition of ‘Relatives’ for sending the funds abroad under the ‘maintenance of close relative’ category of the Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS). The definition will now be applicable as stated under____________
    A) RBI Act, 1934
    B) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    C) Companies Act, 2013
    D) Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999
    E) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    With the aim to prevent any misuse of flow of fund abroad, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has narrowed the definition of ‘Relatives’. According to RBI, the funds sent abroad under the ‘maintenance of close relative’ category of the Liberalised Remittance Scheme (LRS) can be now sent only to immediate relatives such as parents, spouses, children and their spouses.For this RBI has brought the definition of ‘Relatives’ under the Companies Act, 2013 instead of Companies Act, 1956.
  16. Which among the given countries has excluded Indian staudents 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) France
    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.
  17. “Notes of a Dream: The Authorized Biography of A.R. Rahman” is soon to hit grounds in August 2018. Who is the author of the book?
    A) Krishna Trilok
    B) Sudha Murthy
    C) Basharat Peer
    D) Thrity Umrigar
    E) Arundhati Roy
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Oscar-winning music maestro A.R. Rahman’s upcoming authorised biography is scheduled to be out in August 2018. Titled “Notes of a Dream: The Authorized Biography of A.R. Rahman”, it has been written by Krishna Trilok, a Chennai-based writer shedding light on his life and philosophy.
  18. The 23rd European Union Film Festival (EUFF) will be hosted by which country?
    A) France
    B) Germany
    C) India
    D) United Kingdom
    E) Italy
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India will be hosting the 23rd European Union Film Festival (EUFF) with a premiere in New Delhi on 18th June, 2018 at the Siri Fort Auditorium. The festival will traverse through 11 cities in India including New Delhi, Chennai, Port Blair, Pune, Puducherry, Kolkata, Jaipur, Visakhapatnam, Thrissur, Hyderabad and Goa from 18th June till 31st August. This years’ film festival features 24 latest European films from 23 EU Member States.
  19. Who has been appointed as the head of the panel formed by Odisha government to recommend Jagannath temple management reforms?
    A) Mohimohan Tripathy
    B) Suresh Mohapatra
    C) Badrinarayan Patra
    D) Soumendra Priyadarshi
    E) Subrata Pal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The state government of Odisha has constituted a three-member expert committee, headed by Additional Chief Secretary Suresh Mohapatra, to recommend measures for streamlining the functioning of the 12th century Jagannath temple at Puri. The committee will study management schemes of other important shrines in the country such as Vaishno Devi, Somnath Temple, Golden Temple and Tirupati Temple and suggest changes, if necessary, for the management of Sri Jagannath temple. Inspector General of Police Soumendra Priyadarshi and Sri Jagannath Temple Administration member Mohimohan Tripathy are the other members of the panel.
  20. Noted poet and publisher Shahzahan Bachchu was shot dead recently. He hailed from which country?
    A) Pakistan
    B) Sri Lanka
    C) Bangladesh
    D) Afghanistan
    E) India
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    A prominent Bangladeshi writer and publisher, Shahzahan Bachchu, was shot dead by unidentified 5 attackers in his ancestral village Kakaldi in Bangladesh’s Munshiganj district. He was 60.

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