GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 200

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 approved a proposal for setting up of water aerodromes in the country?
    A)Ministry of Corporate Affairs
    B)Ministry Of Civil Aviation
    C)Ministry of Railways
    D)Ministry of Women and Child development
    E)Ministry of Textiles
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The civil Aviation Ministry has approved a proposal for setting up of water aerodromes in the country, with Chilika Lake in Odisha, Sardar Sarovar Dam and Sabarmati River Front in Gujarat being identified in the first phase for development of such facilities.
  2. Where is Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research situated?
    A) Nashik
    B) Mumbai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Gurugram
    E) Jaipur
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Mumbai
    Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai is an advanced research institution established by The Reserve Bank of India in 1987 on the occasion of its golden jubilee. The Institute’s mission is to carry out research on developmental issues from a multi-disciplinary point of view. It has one of the largest Social Sciences libraries in Asia. The institute has an M.Phil./Ph.D. programme in Development Studies and also an MSc programme in Economics.
  3. Where is the HQ of New Development Bank?
    A)Johannesburg
    B)New Delhi
    C)Shanghai
    D)Beijing
    E)Canberra
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    Option C

  4. VS Naipaul passed away recently.He belonged to which profession?
    A)Politics
    B)Singer
    C)Novelist
    D)Actor
    E)Writer
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    British Novelist and Nobel prize winner for literature,Sir VS Naipaul has passed away. Naipaul was awarded the Nobel Prize for literature in the year 2001, “for having united perceptive narrative and incorruptible scrutiny in works that compel us to see the presence of suppressed histories.
  5. Which organization launched the Parker Solar probe mission?
    A)SpaceX
    B)CNSA
    C)NASA
    D)ISRO
    E)BHEL
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    NASA successfully launched the Parker Solar probe, the US space agency’s historic small car-size probe to touch the sun from the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
  6. Which player topped the 2018 chart for most runs scored in international cricket?
    A)Ajinkya Rahane
    B)KL Rahul
    C)Virat Kohli
    D)Steve Smith
    E)A B DeVilliers
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Virat Kohli is at the first position with 1404 runs in his bag through 509 runs in Test cricket, 146 in T20Is and 749 in Odis
  7. Which bank has signed a multilateral cooperation agreement with member development banks of BRICS to undertake “collaborative research” in distributed ledger/blockchain technology?
    A)Exim Bank
    B)ECGC
    C)SBI
    D)PNB
    E)HDFC
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Exim Bank of India has signed a multilateral cooperation agreement with member development banks of BRICS to undertake “collaborative research” in distributed ledger/blockchain technology.
  8. 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
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    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).
  9. Where is Joint India-IMF Training Programme (ITP) centre situated?
    A) Pune
    B) Vadodara
    C) Bhopal
    D) Kolkata
    E) Chennai
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Pune
    Launched on May 1, 2006, the Joint India-IMF Training Programme (ITP) is a cooperative venture of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
  10. 2020 Olympics games will be held in which city?
    A)Paris
    B)New Delhi
    C)Beijing
    D)Tokyo
    E)Singapore
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    A facial recognition system will be used across an Olympics for the first time as Tokyo organizers work to keep security tight and efficient at dozens of venues during the 2020 Games.
  11. When is International Youth Day celebrated?
    A)July 11
    B)Aug 10
    C)Aug 12
    D)June 12
    E)July 15
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    International Youth Day is an awareness day designated by the United Nations. The purpose of the day is to draw attention to a given set of cultural and legal issues surrounding youth. The first IYD was observed on 12 August, 2000.The theme was “Safe Spaces For youth”.
  12. Who topped the “Women who changed the world” list 2018 published by BBC History Magazine?
    A)Chanda Kochhar
    B)Angela Markel
    C)Indra Nooyi
    D)Marie Curie
    E)Usha Ananthasubramaniam
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Nobel Prize-winning scientist Marie Curie was the most influential woman in history, Britain’s BBC found in a poll, highlighting her role in curing cancer.
  13. When was International Cricket Council founded?
    A)1909
    B)1912
    C)1910
    D)1911
    E)1915
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    Option A

  14. Which language has become the first Indian tribal language to get a Wikipedia edition?
    A)Monpa
    B)Mara
    C)Lushai
    D)Santhali
    E)Dogri
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Santhali has become the first Indian tribal language to get a Wikipedia edition in its own script after the Santhali Wikipedia went live earlier this month.
  15. Which country won won over Argentina under-20 in the final group stage match of the COTIF Cup held in Valencia’s Els Arcs Stadium?
    A)Russia
    B)India
    C)Australia
    D)Canada
    E)Japan
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    India’s under-20 team won over Argentina under-20 in the final group stage match of the COTIF Cup held in Valencia’s Els Arcs Stadium.India was playing in the tournament for the first time.
  16. ISRO will launch which satellite to replace GSAT -6A which stopped communicating a few days after its launch on March 29?
    A)GSAT-47
    B)GSAT-7A
    C)GSAT-32
    D)GSAT-31
    E)GSAT-4B
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian space agency ISRO will launch GSAT -32 satellite in October 2019 to replace GSAT -6A which stopped communicating a few days after its launch on March 29.
  17. HRD Ministry will spend how much amount on collaborative research between Indian and foreign institutes under the “Scheme for promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration”?
    A)420 cr
    B)418 cr
    C)425 cr
    D)415 cr
    E)400 cr
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry announced a spending of Rs 418 crore from 2018-20 on collaborative research between Indian and foreign institutes under the “Scheme for promotion of Academic and Research Collaboration”.
  18. Which bank has launched a new digital platform “MyDeal” to simplify capital raising process?
    A)SBI
    B)HSBC
    C)HDFC
    D)ICICI
    E)AXIS
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    HSBC has launched a new digital platform “MyDeal” to simplify capital raising process through capital markets by providing real-time access to information such as investors’ feedback, profiles, client orders and deal pricing.
  19. World Biofuel Day 2018 event was held in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Surat
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    “World Biofuel Day 2018” event was organized in New Delhi on 10th August with the Prime Minister Sh Narendra Modi addressing a diverse gathering, consisting of farmers, scientists, entrepreneurs, students, government officials, and legislators.
  20. The President of India inaugurated the “One District One Product” Summit in which city?
    A)Kolkata
    B)New Delhi
    C)Pune
    D)Lucknow
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the “One District One Product” Summit in Lucknow,Uttar Pradesh. The special emphasis was laid on micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).

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