GA Revision for Bank of India, RBI Grade B, SBI PO/Clerk — Set 129

GA Revision Questions for upcoming RBI Grade B 2018, SBI PO/Clerk 2018, Bank of India, Dena Bank PO 2018, NABARD 2018 and other upcoming exams.

  1. Who among the following has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission?
    A) Sandeep Rana
    B) Srimati Chakravati
    C) Indu Bhushan
    D) V. K. Iyer
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Indu Bhushan was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Centre’s ambitious Ayushman Bharat National Health Protection Mission (ABNHPM).
  2. Bank loans up to _____ per unit to Micro and Small Enterprises are eligible for classification under priority sector.
    A) Rs 5 crore
    B) Rs 10 crore
    C) Rs 15 crore
    D) Rs 20 crore
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Bank loans up to ₹ 5 crore per unit to Micro and Small Enterprises and ₹ 10 crore to Medium Enterprises engaged in providing or rendering of services and defined in terms of investment in equipment under MSMED Act, 2006 are eligible for classification under priority sector.
  3. The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has launched the Aviation Multi Skill Development Centre in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Chandigarh
    C) New Delhi
    D) Hyderabad
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Airports Authority of India (AAI) launched the first of its kind Aviation Multi Skill Development Centre at Old Civil Air Terminal in Chandigarh. Civil Aviation Minister P. Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurated the ceremony.
  4. When is the World Population Day observed?
    A) July 11
    B) June 12
    C) March 10
    D) May 13
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    World Population Day is an annual event, observed on July 11 every year, which seeks to raise awareness of global population issues. The event was established by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989. 
  5. Which state has launched a toll free helpline number under the name 181-Sakhi, to tackle crime against the women?
    A) Haryana
    B) Madhya Pradesh
    C) Assam
    D) Rajasthan
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    In the wake of increasing crimes against women, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched ‘181-Sakhi’, a toll-free helpline number for women.
  6. The 969- MW Neelum Jehlum Hydropower Project has been inaugurated in which of the following countries?
    A) Pakistan
    B) China
    C) Sri Lanka
    D) India
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Pakistan Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi has inaugurated the first unit of a key hydropower mega project built with the financial and technical support of China in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. The 969- MW Neelum Jehlum Hydropower Project near Muzaffarabad was announced more than 12 years ago.
  7. Which of the following authentication method is used in ATMs?
    A) 2FA
    B) PIN
    C) DFA
    D) PFA
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    For transacting at an ATM/WLA, the customer inserts /swipes his/her Card in the ATM/WLA and enters his/her Personal Identification Number (PIN).
  8. How many global tech firms have signed “Cybersecurity Tech Accord” to prevent malicious attacks by cyber-criminals and nation-states?
    A) 21
    B) 32
    C) 28
    D) 34
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Top 34 global technology and securities firms, led by Microsoft and Facebook, have signed a Cybersecurity Tech Accord to defend people from malicious attacks by cyber-criminals and nation-states. 
  9. Maharaja Bir Bikram Stadium is situated in which of the following states?
    A) Jharkhand
    B) Tripura
    C) Bihar
    D) Rajasthan
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Maharaja Bir Bikram College Stadium is a multi-use stadium in Agartala, India. It is used mostly for cricket matches.
  10. The Jana Small Finance Bank started commencement of banking operations after an year of receiving final license from RBI. The bank is located in which state?
    A) West Bengal
    B) Telangana
    C) Karnataka
    D) Andhra Pradesh
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Jana Small Finance Bank has finally commenced operations after a year of receiving final license from Reserve Bank of India. The bank plans to foray into affordable housing loans and consumer durable loans while it will continue with focus on microfinance. The bank has its headquarters in Bengaluru, Karnataka.
  11. Which among the following is a re-tailored Income Declaration Scheme of the Government of India?
    A) PMVVY
    B) PMSBY
    C) PMJDY
    D) PMGKY
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, 2016 (PMGKY) is an amnesty scheme launched by the Narendra Modi led Government of India in December 2016 on the lines of the Income declaration scheme, 2016 (IDS) 
  12. What is the estimated GDP growth of India for 2018 as predicted by the International Monetary Fund?
    A) 7.4%
    B) 7.5%
    C) 7.6%
    D) 7.7%
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The IMF has kept its growth forecast unchanged to 7.4% for 2018 — and 7.8% in 2019, up from 6.7% in 2017.
  13. The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is located in which of the following countries?
    A) Paris, France
    B) New York, United States
    C) Geneva, Switzerland
    D) Vienna, Austria
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is an international research organization located in Laxenburg, near Vienna, in Austria. 
  14. Which among the given banks has signed an MoU with the India Mortgage Guarantee Corporation (IMGC) to offer mortgage guarantee scheme for home loan customers?
    A) Bank of India
    B) Punjab National Bank
    C) State Bank of India
    D) Bank of Maharashtra
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    India’s largest lender SBI and India Mortgage Guarantee Corporation (IMGC) signed a pact to offer mortgage guarantee scheme for prospective non-salaried and self-employed home loan customers.
  15. Name the winner of the men’s single title at the 2018 Badminton Asian Championships.
    A) Chen Long
    B) Kento Momota
    C) Wang Yilu
    D) Chen Qingchen
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Japan’s Kento Momota and Tai Tzu Ying of Chinese Taipei bagged the men’s singles and women’s singles titles respectively at the Badminton Asian Championships.
  16. Which of the following bank is the sponsor bank of Chhattisgarh Rajya Gramin Bank?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) Andhra Bank
    C) Central Bank of India
    D) UCO Bank
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    State Bank of India, Chhattisgarh
  17. The world’s new largest cruise ship named Symphony of the Seas recently left for its maiden sail. The ship has been designed by which country?
    A) France
    B) United States
    C) Norway
    D) Germany
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The world’s biggest cruise-liner, “Symphony of the Seas”, has left the shipyard of Saint-Nazaire in France to embark on its maiden voyage in the Mediterranean.
  18. When is the National Science Day observed?
    A) April 27
    B) February 28
    C) March 2
    D) January 12
    View Answer
      Option B
    Explanation:
    National Science Day is celebrated in India on 28 February each year to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Indian physicist Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman on 28 February 1928. For his discovery, Sir C.V. Raman was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1930. The theme of NSD-2018 is “Science and Technology for a Sustainable Future”, which has been chosen for the purpose of raising public appreciation of the scientific issues involved.
  19. The India-Nepal Inter Governmental Committee (IGC) meeting on trade, transit and cooperation to Control Unauthorised Trade was held in which city?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Pokhara
    C) New Delhi
    D) Kathmandu
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    India-Nepal Inter Governmental Committee (IGC) meeting on trade, transit and cooperation to Control Unauthorised Trade begins in Kathmandu. Indian side is led by Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia.
  20.  What does I stands for in RIDF?
    A) Investment
    B) Infrastructure
    C) Innovation
    D) Interest
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) was set up by the Government in 1995-96 with an initial corpus of Rs.2,000 crore for financing ongoing rural Infrastructure projects. The Fund is maintained by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). 

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