GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 197

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. A Payments Bank is registered as public limited company under which of the following acts?
    A) Companies Act, 2013
    B) Companies Act, 1956
    C) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    D) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
    E) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Small Finance Banks are also registered under Companies Act, 2013
  2. Which state launched the “Swachhameva Jayate”campaign?
    A)Telangana
    B)UP
    C)Karnataka
    D)Odisha
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The government of Karnataka launched the “Swachhameva Jayate”campaign in a bid to step up the cleanliness and hygiene efforts of the state. It programme, implemented by the Rural Decelopment and Panchayat Raj Department of the state, will first focus on rural areas.
  3. 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)Haryana
    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.
  4. The securities offered for substitution by the market participants shall be of similar market value based on the latest prices published by the FIMMDA. What does D stands for in FIMMDA?
    A) Derivatives
    B) Dividend
    C) Differential
    D) Dynamic
    E) Differ
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India
  5. SBM group received RBI’s licence to operate in the country.It is based in which country?
    A)China
    B)Mauritius
    C)Bangladesh
    D)Maldives
    E)Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Mauritius based SBM Group has received Reserve Bank of India’s approval to operate in the country through a wholly owned subsidiary route-the first foreign lender to receive such a licence after local incorporation was introduced in 2013.
  6. DRDO developed landing gear for which Unmanned Aerial Vehicle?
    A)Rustom4
    B)Rustom1
    C)Rustom2
    D)Rustom3
    E)Rustom4
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    An indigenously designed and developed landing gear for the Unmanned Aerial Vehicle(UAV) Rustom2 has been successfully tested.
  7. Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman formally handed over how many types of indigenously built high-power multi-fuel “MADE IN INDIA” engines to the Army?
    A)2
    B)3
    C)4
    D)5
    E)6
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman formally handed over two types of indigenously built high-power multi-fuel “MADE IN INDIA” engines to the Army.
  8. The first National Skill Training Institute (NSTI) of India exclusively for women was opened in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Mohali
    C)Kanpur
    D)Bhopal
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, laid the foundation stone for permanent campus of National Skill Training Institute (NSTI) for women at Mohali Punjab.
  9. Which state government launched Milk Mission and Bull Fair?
    A)Manipur
    B)Meghalaya
    C)Sikkim
    D)Haryana
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Meghalaya government launched ‘Meghalaya Milk Mission’ and First Meghalaya Bull Fair on 28th July, 2018. The Mission aims to plug the demand and supply gap in the availability of per capita milk, to generate alternate livelihoods for the rural people through the dairy sector and to create and revive dairy co-operatives.
  10. Who is the author of “The Unending Game:A former R&AW Chief’s Insights into Espionage”?
    A)Arundhati Roy
    B)Ajay Sharma
    C)Vikram Sood
    D)Sonu Sood
    E) Dipak Misra
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    “The Unending Game:A former R&AW Chief’s Insights into Espionage has been written by Vikram Sood. Vikram Sood is the former head of India’s foreign intelligence agency, the Research and Analysis Wing from 2000 to 2003.
  11. Which city to host Nepal-India Think Tank Summit 2018?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kathmandu
    D)New Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    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.
  12. Which state government would implement its own food security act from October 2 this year?
    A)Haryana
    B)Odisha
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Telangana
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced that the state government would implement its own food security act from October 2 this year.
  13. What is capital of Iran?
    A)Tehran
    B)Bishkek
    C)Shiraj
    D)Kabul
    E)Dinar
    View Answer
    Option A

  14. The 23rd Asian Athletics Championships will be held in which city?
    A)Canberra
    B)Doha
    C)New Delhi
    D)Paris
    E)Dhaka
    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.
  15. Where is HQ of Bharti Airtel?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C

  16. When is Earth Overshoot Day celebrated?
    A)July 30
    B)July 31
    C)Aug 1
    D)Aug 2
    E)July 15
    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.
  17. Recently Ghazal Singer Umbayee passed away.He was a singer of which language?
    A)Odia
    B)Tamil
    C)Malayalam
    D)Hindi
    E)Telugu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Popular Malayalam Ghazal Singer Umbayee has passed away. Umbayee, 66, was suffering from cancer.
  18. World’s first intertidal art gallery opened up in which country?
    A)Australia
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)Maldives
    D)India
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    An intertidal art gallery, filled with around 30 sculptures acting as a habitat for coral and other marine species, was opened in the Maldives.
  19. RBI predicted GDP growth to how much percent for this fiscal year as in the June statement ?
    A)7.5
    B)7.3
    C)7.4
    D)7.1
    E)7.7
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel said that Monetary Policy committee (MPC) has projected the GDP growth at 7.4 percent for this fiscal year as in the June statement.
  20. 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) Javed Ali
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    President Ram Nath Kovind presented Outstanding Parliamentarians Award for the year 2015 to Congress leader Ghulam Nabi Azad.

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