GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 199

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 ministry has urged all citizens not to use national flag made up of plastic?
    A)Ministry of Defence
    B)Ministry of Home Affairs
    C)Ministry of Women and Child Development
    D)Ministry of Corporate Affairs
    E)Ministry of textiles
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Centre has urged all citizens not to use national flag made up of plastic and asked states and Union Territories to ensure strict compliance of the flag code.
  2. The Union Ministry of Water Resources, the NABARD and the National Water Development Agency (NWDA) signed a revised Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for funding of central share of how many prioritised irrigation projects?
    A)95
    B)97
    C)99
    D)100
    E)90
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Union Ministry of Water Resources, the NABARD and the National Water Development Agency (NWDA) signed a revised Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) for funding of central share of 99 prioritised irrigation projects under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY).
  3. Which country topped the list in largest stock market in the world?
    A)USA
    B)Japan
    C)China
    D)UK
    E)Russia
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Japan has pipped China as the world’s second largest stock market. The Chinese market was worth $6.09 trillion next to Japan’s $6.17 trillion.USA topped the list.
  4. E)
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    Option
    Explanation:

  5. HDFC Life Insurance Company has inked an agreement with which Bank to sell insurance products?
    A)BOB
    B)Vijaya Bank
    C)SBI
    D)PNB
    E)UCO
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    HDFC Life Insurance Compan inked an agreement with Vijaya Bank to tap customers of the state-owned lender.
  6. Which country officially joined the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in SouthEast Asia?
    A)India
    B)Saudi Arabia
    C)Iran
    D)Iraq
    E)South Korea
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    In a ceremony on the sidelines of the 51st ASEAN Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Singapore,Iran officially joined the Treaty of Amity and Cooperation in SouthEast Asia.
  7. GST Council started a project to give how much percent as cashback to incentivise digital payment in the country?
    A)12
    B)15
    C)30
    D)10
    E) 20
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council in its meeting on Saturday decided to start a pilot project to give 20 per cent cashback of the GST paid to incentivise digital payment in the country.
  8. A committee has been setup to look after the issues of MSMEs.Who will head this committee?
    A)Arun Jaitley
    B)Shiv Pratap Shukla
    C)Tejasvani Yadav
    D)Smriti Irani
    E)Jagat Prakash Nadda
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Finance Minister Piyush Goyal announced that a committee has been setup to look after the issues of MSMEs.
  9. Cabinet has approved how much amount to raise Extra Budgetary Resources(EBR) through NABARD for the Swachh Bharat Mission during 2018-19?
    A)15000 cr
    B)18000 cr
    C)20000 cr
    D)25000 cr
    E)11000 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved raising of Extra Budgetary Resources of Rs.15000 crore through NABARD for the Swachh Bharat Mission during 2018-19.
  10. 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.
  11. World’s first intertidal art gallery opened up in which country?
    A)Australia
    B)SriLanka
    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.
  12. RBI hiked repo rate by how much basis points in MPC?
    A)25
    B)10
    C)15
    D)20
    E)32
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Repo Rate : 6.50%, Reverse Repo Rate : 6.25%, Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) Rate : 6.75%, Bank Rate : 6.75%, Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) : 4%, Statutory liquidity ratio (SLR) : 19.5%
  13. Which telecom major launched “Bandwidth on Demand” platform?
    A)Vodafone
    B)BSNL
    C)Airtel
    D)Idea
    E)Reliance
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Telecom major Bharti Airtel launched its “Bandwidth on Demand” platform globally to enable businesses manage bandwidth requirements on a real-time basis.
  14. ”Kalyana Kendra” helpline was launched in which state?
    A)UP
    B)Odisha
    C)Karnataka
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Karnataka launched a round-the-clock information and grievance helpline for SCs and STs across the state.”Kalyana Kendra” helpline will allow members of these communities to get information on the state’s welfare programmes for them as well as register complaints.
  15. According to a report named “AfterAccess:ICT access and use in India and the Global south”,how much percent of people in the 15-65 age group use internet in India?
    A)20
    B)14
    C)15
    D)19
    E) 11
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    A mere 19 percent of people in the 15-65 age group use internet in India, according to a report named “AfterAccess:ICT access and use in India and the Global south”. It was published by Lirneasia, a policy and regulation think tank in collaboration with the Cellular Operators Association of India.
  16. “Maitree 2018” exercise is between India and which country?
    A)Thailand
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)Bangladesh
    D)Myanmar
    E)Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In an effort to foster a spirit of friendship and take defence ties to a new level, Armies of India and Thailand have started joint exercise “Maitree 2018”from August 6 in Chachoengsao Province of Thailand.
  17. When is Earth Overshoot Day celebrated?
    A)July 30
    B)July 31
    C)Aug 1
    D)Aug 2
    E)July 21
    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.
  18. Which team ranked first in women’s Hockey rankings?
    A)Canada
    B)Australia
    C)India
    D)Netherlands
    E)Germany
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    World Cup winners the Netherlands remained the world’s number one team as they clinched their record-extending eight title with a 6-0 triumph over the Irish girls.India ranked 9th.
  19. Senior leader RK Dhawan passed away,He was from which party?
    A)BJP
    B)SP
    C)Congress
    D)DMK
    E)AAP
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Senior Congress leader RK Dhawan has passed away in Delhi at the age of 81.
  20. Writer Sumatheendra R Nadig passed away.He was writer of which language?
    A)Tamil
    B)Odia
    C)Kannada
    D)Hindi
    E)Telugu
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Well-known Kannada poet and critic Sumatheendra R Nadig has passed away. The 83-year-old writer was an important name in the modernist literary movement in Karnataka in the 60s and 70s. He also headed the National Book Trust in the 90s.

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