GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 203

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 college unveils World’s first Remote LEAP Microscope?
    A)IIT Mumbai
    B)BITS Pilani
    C)IIT Delhi
    D)IIT Madras
    E)IISc Bangalore
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    IIT Madras has launched world’s first remotely operatable microscope that would enable a precise atom by atom view of a material in Chennai,Tamil Nadu.
  2. India ‘s first National Skill Training Institute is to be opened in which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Jharkhand
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan laid the foundation stone of India ‘s first National Skill Training Institute in Bhubaneshwar,Odisha.
  3. Where is Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) situated?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Mangalore
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Bhopal
    E) New Delhi
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Institute for Development & Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) is a unique institution exclusively focused on Banking Technology. Established by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in 1996, the Institution works at the intersection of Banking and Technology. It is located in Hyderabad, India.
  4. The Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched which emergency phone service for children in need of aid and assistance?
    A)Childline
    B)Chlildcare
    C)Children care
    D)Children Aids
    E)Childhealth
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    CHILDLINE is India’s first 24-hour, free, emergency phone service for children in need of aid and assistance. At present, it is operational at 450 locations.
  5. Which company will work with Karnataka Government to fight air pollution?
    A)Syntel
    B)Google
    C)Wipro
    D)TCS
    E)Microsoft
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Wipro Chairman Azim Premji assured Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy of associating with the state government in minimizing air pollution as part of the IT major’s corporate social responsibility (CSR).
  6. According to a joint report by The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and Deloitte,Industrial Internet of Things(IoT) to surpass consumer IoT space in India by which year?
    A)2025
    B)2019
    C)2020
    D)2022
    E)2018
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    According to a joint report by The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and Deloitte, as the Internet of Things (IoT) adoption picks up in India, sectors like energy and utilities, industrial manufacturing, transport and logistics and agriculture will lead the market and industrial IoT will surpass the consumer IoT space in the country by 2020.
  7. Recently,Basabi Nandi had passed away.She belonged to which profession?
    A)Actress
    B)Singer
    C)Journalist
    D)Writer
    E)Painter
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Veteran Bengali Actress Basabi Nandi has passed away due to cardiac arrest.
  8. What is the currency of Fiji?
    A)Rupee
    B)Euro
    C)Dollar
    D)Peso
    E)Dinar
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    Option C

  9. Where is LSE India Observatory situated?
    A) Russia
    B) Japan
    C) USA
    D) UK
    E) Belgium
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The India Observatory, set up in 2006, is a Centre to develop and enhance research and programmes related to India’s economy, politics and society.
    The IG Patel Chair and the India Observatory (IO) were established in 2006, in partnership with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the State Bank of India (SBI), in honour of Dr IG Patel, a greatly distinguished Indian and internationally renowned economist and public servant. He had been Director of LSE (1984 – 1990) and Governor of the RBI (1977 – 1982).
    LSE – London School of Economics.
  10. Recently Mario Gomez announced his retirement.He was related to which sports?
    A)Tennis
    B)Golf
    C)Football
    D)Cricket
    E) Badminton
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Veteran German Striker Mario Gomez has announced his retirement from international football.
  11. Which player topped ICC Player Rankings For Test Batsmen?
    A)MS Dhoni
    B)KL Rahul
    C)Steve Smith
    D)Virat Kohli
    E)Rahul Dravid
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    India skipper Virat kohli topped the ICC Player Rankings For Test Batsmen, riding on his brilliant century against England in the opening Test at Edgbaston.
  12. 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:

    2020 Olympics games will be held in which city?
    A)Paris
    B)NewDelhi
    C)Beijing
    D)Tokyo
  13. Which city will host “CuppaSchoola” karate tournament?
    A)Kochi
    B)Pune
    C)Kolkata
    D)Mumbai
    E)Hyderabad
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The city of Kolkata will be the venue for the next event of the “CuppaSchoola” karate tournament run by the Indian Professional Karate Council (IPKC) and the Boutspro Ultimate Karate League.
  14. Where is the HQ of ccNSO?
    A)Paris
    B)Tokyo
    C)London
    D)California
    E) Abu Dhabi
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    Option D

  15. Which country scientists created the world’s first single chromosome yeast?
    A)UK
    B)USA
    C)China
    D)Japan
    E)India
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Chinese scientists claimed to have created the world’s first single chromosome yeast while not affecting the majority of its functions, a breakthrough that could help in furthering research related to aging and diseases in humans.
  16. Recently KS Deshpande passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Author
    B)Singer
    C)Journalist
    D)Scientist
    E)Cricketer
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Recognized internationally as an expert in Library Science, Deshpande was instrumental in setting up and developing libraries at Karnatak University, Gulbarga University, UAS, Dharwad, Mangalore University, Bangalore University and Goa University.
  17. Which state government to form Sanskrit Bhasha Vikas Board?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Gujarat
    D)Kerala
    E)Chattisgarh
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    In order to promote the Sanskrit language, the Gujarat state government has decided to form the Sanskrit Bhasha Vikas Board. The state will also be celebrating a Sanskrit Utsav, which will begin from Raksha Bandhan and have various activities around the language.
  18. Which bank to organize nation wise Kisan Mela as an outreach programme for farmers?
    A)BOB
    B)SBI
    C)HDFC
    D)PNB
    E)ICICI
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Country’s largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) will organise a nation-wide Kisan Mela on Wednesday as an outreach programme for farmers and to impart financial literacy.
  19. According to Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD),India will grow at how much percent in 2018?
    A)7.5%
    B)7.4%
    C)7.6%
    D)7.8%
    E) 7.7%
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    According to Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), India’s economic growth is poised to rise to 7.4% in 2018 and 7.5% in 2019 as the economy has been able to navigate through growth obstacles due to demonetisation and impact of GST rollout.
  20. Who was appointed as interim coach of Indian women ‘s cricket team?
    A)Ravi Shashtri
    B)Ramesh Powar
    C)Rahul Dravid
    D)Tushar Arothe
    E) SRG Rajanna
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Former off-spinner Ramesh Powar has been appointed as the interim coach of the Indian women’s team until the BCCI finds a suitable replacement for Tushar Arothe.

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