GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B – Set 205

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 airport has been honored with “Champion of Earth”award for being the first airport in the world to be completely powered by solar energy?
    A)Indira Gandhi International Airport
    B)Raja Bhoj International Airport
    C)Cochin International Airport
    D)Sardar Vallabhai International Airport
    E)Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The United Nations has honoured the Cochin International Airport (CIAL) with “Champion of Earth”award for being the first airport in the world to be completely powered by solar energy. CIAL is the first airport in the world to receive the highest environmental award issued by the United Nations.
  2. The Ramon Magsaysay Award was instituted in which year?
    A)1965
    B)1947
    C)1958
    D)1985
    E) 1966
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    Option C

  3. Who received Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman, Odisha’s highest literary award, for the year 2018?
    A) Ramakanta Rath
    B)Arundhati Roy
    C)Salman Rushdie
    D)Vikram Seth
    E)Rakesh Sharma
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Noted litterateur Ramakanta Rath received Atibadi Jagannath Das Samman, Odisha’s highest literary award, for the year 2018.
  4. Eligible residents can enter into FCY-INR swaps to hedge exchange rate and/or interest rate risk exposure arising out of long-term foreign currency borrowing. What does F stands for in FCY?
    A) Financial
    B) Formal
    C) Foreign
    D) Functional
    E) First
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Foreign Currency (FCY) – INR Swaps
  5. Which state government launched Urban Sanitation and Cleanliness Policy” for better management of solid and liquid waste in cities?
    A)Madhya Pradesh
    B)Gujarat
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Odisha
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Gujarat government has come out with an “Urban Sanitation and Cleanliness Policy” for better management of solid and liquid waste in cities.
  6. Coringa Sanctuary in situated in which state?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Kerala
    C)Arunachal Pradesh
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Andhra Pradesh
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    Option E

  7. Which country topped in the compound archery women team category?
    A)USA
    B)Japan
    C)India
    D)China
    E)Russia
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Creating history, India jumped to the top rank of the compound archery women team category.
  8. Cash Reserve Ratio is defined under which section of RBI Act, 1934?
    A) 40
    B) 41
    C) 42
    D) 43
    E) 44
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Section 42
  9. Gandhi Heritage Centre will be built in which country?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Afghanistan
    C)Uganda
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)Japan
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced to build a Gandhi Heritage Centre in Uganda’s Jinja, where a statue of Mahatma Gandhi now stands.
  10. Which bank has set up an “war room lawyer team” for bad loans recovery?
    A)Indian Bank
    B)Bank of India
    C)Bank of Baroda
    D)UCO Bank
    E)PNB
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Bank of baroda has set up a dedicated team of lawyers to speed up recovery of bad loans that get embroiled in litigation.
  11. Which badminton player bagged gold at the recently-concluded Asian Junior Championship?
    A)PV Sindhu
    B) Saina Nehwal
    C)Hima Das
    D)K.Srikanth
    E) Lakshya Sen
    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    Badminton Association of India has decided to honour Lakshya Sen who bagged gold at the recently-concluded Asian Junior Championship.
  12. Kargil Vijay Diwas is celebrated on which day?
    A)26 July
    B)28 July
    C)30 July
    D)2 May
    E)20 July
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The day marks India’s victory over Pakistan in the 1999 Kargil War and remembers those who sacrificed their lives for the country.
  13. West Bengal passed a bill to change state’s name from West Bengal to which name?
    A)Banla
    B)Madras
    C)Bangla
    D)Biren
    E)Banga
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Almost two years after the West Bengal assembly passed a resolution to change the name of the State, the state assembly today passed a bill to change the state’s name from West Bengal to “Bangla” in all three different languages.
  14. Which state government has constituted an inter-district council to identify the developmental priorities of the state?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Haryana
    C)MP
    D)UP
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Haryana government has constituted an inter-district council, under the chairmanship of CM Manohar Lal Khattar ,to identify the developmental priorities of the state.
  15. Global Disability Summit was held in which city?
    A)Washington D.C
    B)Pune
    C)London
    D)New York
    E)Colombo
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment attended the Global Disability Summit held in London on 24th July 2018. The motto of the conference was to firm up the commitments of the country leaders towards the cause of persons with disabilities.
  16. Recently Swapan Sarkar passed away.He belongs to which profession?
    A)Actor
    B)Singer
    C)Writer
    D)Journalist
    E)Cartoonists
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Veteran sports journalist Swapan Sarkar has passed away following diabetic complications.
  17. The government has extended the date for filling income tax returns to which date?
    A)December 31
    B)August 31
    C)August 30
    D)September 25
    E)December 15
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    In a relief for salaried tax payers, the government extended the date for filling income tax returns by one month till August 31.
  18. Who was presented with the International Player of the Year Award for 2017-18 by England’s Barmy Army?
    A)Fakhar Zaman
    B)Virat Kohli
    C)Steve Smith
    D)MS Dhoni
    E)AB De Villiers
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    India captain Virat Kohli was presented with the International Player of the Year Award for 2017-18 by England’s Barmy Army as India concluded Day 1 of the practice match against Essex.
  19. India has extended how much lines of credit to Rwanda?
    A)$200 million
    B)$300 million
    C)$400 million
    D)$500 million
    E) $600 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India has extended lines of credit worth $200 million to Rwanda as Prime Minister Narendra Modi (who is on a visit to Rwanda) announced that the first Indian diplomatic mission will be opened in the East African nation.
  20. Manoj Sinha inaugurated Regional Rail Training Institute (RRTI) in which city?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Barabanki
    C)Sultanpur
    D)Ghazipur
    E)Raipur
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    In a bid to strengthen the expertise and capabilities of the employees of North-Eastern Railways, Minister of State for Railways Manoj Sinha inaugurated Regional Rail Training Institute (RRTI) at Uttar Pradesh Ghazipur.

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