GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 195

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 city will host Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2019?
    A)Varanasi
    B)New Delhi
    C)Lucknow
    D)Allahabad
    E)Chennai
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The next Pravasi Bhartiya Divas will be held in the holy city of Varanasi in January 2019. The theme of the three-day event, which is being organised in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency, will be the “Role of Indian Diaspora in building a New India”.
  2. Where is the HQ of Association Of Indian Universities?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Lucknow
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    Option C

  3. According to the 2018 “Twiplomacy” study by BCW,a global communications agency,who topped the list in world’s most influential leader?
    A)Theresa May
    B)Pope Francis
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Donald Trump
    E)Barrack Obama
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    With over 42 million followers on his personal Twitter account, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is behind US President Donald Trump (52 million) and Pope Francis (47 million) but in terms of influence on the microblogging site, Modi is the second most important world leader, according to the 2018 “Twiplomacy” study by BCW — a global communications agency.
  4. Who has launched Double Stack Dwarf Container Services?
    A)Indian Navy
    B)Indian Airforce
    C)Indian Army
    D)Indian Railways
    E)CRPF
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Under the guidance of Piyush Goyal, Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs, Railways and Coal, in order to capture the lost traffic through the new delivery model for domestic cargo,Indian Railways has launched Double Stack Dwarf Container Services.
  5. According to a new study titled “Talent Supply Index” demand for data scientists in India was shot up by how much percent?
    A)405 percent
    B)400 percent
    C)417 percent
    D)315 percent
    E)344 percent
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Driven by increased focus on digital transformation, the demand for data scientists in India shot up by 417 percent in the past one year,according to a new study titled”Talen Supply Index” by data-driven hiring solution provider Belong Technologies India Pvt Ltd.
  6. Which country to host BIMSTEC Summit 2018 from August 31 2018?
    A)Nepal
    B)India
    C)Thailand
    D)Bangladesh
    E)Sri Lanka
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Nepal is set to hold a two-day Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation(BIMSTEC) Summit , starting from August 31, in Kathmandu.
  7. Who is the current CEO of Vodafone Group?
    A)Ambrish Jain
    B)Nick Read
    C)Balesh Sharma
    D)Vittorio Colao
    E) Biju George
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    Option D

  8. Which state has emerged as the top ranked state in ease of doing business rankings for states?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Telangana
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Odisha
    E)New Delhi
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    As per the index, jointly prepared by the World Bnak and the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion(DIPP), Andhra Pradesh is followed by neighbouring Telangana, and Haryana is in third place.
  9. Which state government announced a ban on plastic from October 2?
    A)Uttrakhand
    B)Odisha
    C)Telangana
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Gujarat
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced a ban on the use of plastic in the state from October 2, on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti.
  10. Which state government approves yatra scheme that would send 77000 senior citizens to pilgrimages?
    A)Delhi
    B)UP
    C)MP
    D)Odisha
    E)Chattisgarh
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Delhi government would send 77,000 senior citizens along with one adult attendant each on all-expenses paid pilgrimages every year, with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal approving the scheme called Mukhyamantri Tirth yatra Yojana.
  11. RBI implemented the Basel-III recommendations in India w.e.f______
    A) January 1, 2013
    B) March 31, 2013
    C) April 1, 2013
    D) September 30, 2013
    E) December 10, 2010
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Basel III implementation began w.e.f. April 1, 2013. Reserve Bank issued Guidelines based on the Basel III reforms on capital regulation on May 2, 2012, to the extent applicable to banks operating in India. Banks have started implementing the guidelines from April 1, 2013 in India in a phased manner.
  12. Which state government launched “Anna Canteen”?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Kerala
    C)Karnataka
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)Telangana
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu inaugurated “Anna Canteen”, which will serve food for just Rs. 5. The canteen would serve breakfast, lunch, and dinner all at the same rate.
  13. Who was appointed as President of Association of Indian Universities?
    A)PK Mishra
    B)Subash C Garg
    C)Sandeep Sancheti
    D)Ajay Tyagi
    E) Rashmi Pawar
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Dr. Sandeep Sancheti, Vice Chancellor of SRM Institute of Science and Technology (SRMIST) has assumed charge as the 97th President of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi.
  14. First India Japan AI and Fintech Forum was held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Tokyo
    C)New Delhi
    D)Beijing
    E)Dhaka
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    India Japan Partnership Group held the first India Japan AI and Fintech Forum in central Tokyo district of Marunouchi.
  15. Telecom Department clears merger of Vodafone with which operator?
    A)Idea Cellular
    B)Aircel
    C)Airtel
    D)BSNL
    E)Reliance
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Department of Telecom has cleared the Vodafone-Idea merger, but both companies will have to meet conditions for final approval.
  16. Who was sworn as new President of Turkey?
    A)Muharrem Ince
    B)Recep Tayyip Erdogan
    C)Malcolm Turnbell
    D)Abdullah Gul
    E)Turgut Ozal
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    Option B

  17. Who was appointed as MD and CEO of Dhanlaxmi Bank?
    A)P Mohanan
    B)KN Murali
    C)T Latha
    D)PS Sreekumar
    E)Aditya Puri
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Dhanlaxmi Bank has appointed T Latha as the MD and CEO. She has taken over from G Sreeram, who has retired from the office on completion of his tenure.
  18. A multimedia exhibition on 48 months of Transforming India was held in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Haridwar
    C)Puri
    D)Ranchi
    E)Raipur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated a multimedia exhibition of the various schemes launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi organised by Regional Outreach Bureau of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting(MIB) at Saradhabali near Bholanath Vidyapith in Puri,Odisha.
  19. 4th National Conclave on Mines and Minerals was held in which city?
    A)Bhubaneshwar
    B)Indore
    C)Bhopal
    D)Ranchi
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Ministry of Mines organized the 4th National conclave on Mines and Minerals at Indore,Madhya Pradesh. Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chauhan was the chief guest of the conclave.
  20. What is the study of how households and firms make decisions and how they interact in markets called?
    A) Macroeconomics
    B) Welfare Economics
    C) Microeconomics
    D) Market Economy
    E) Supply Side Economics
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Microeconomics is the study of the individual pieces that together make an economy; is the science of how people make decisions at the small scale.
    Microeconomics considers issues such as how households reach decisions about consumption and saving, how firms set a price for their output, whether privatisation improves efficiency, whether a particular market has enough competition in it and how the market for labour works.

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