GA Revision for Dena Bank PO, RBI Grade B, SBI PO/Clerk — Set 136

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. Name the first Indian female wrestler to win gold medal at the Asian Wrestling Championships recently?
    A) Vinesh Phogat
    B) Babita Kumari
    C) Navjot Kaur
    D) Sakshi Malik
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Navjot Kaur produced a dominating performance in the final of the women’s 65 kg freestyle category to clinch the gold medal in what was a day to remember for Indian wrestling at the Asian Wrestling Championships in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
  2. The joint military training exercise Sampriti is held between India and ___________
    A) Sri Lanka
    B) Bangladesh
    C) Singapore
    D) Nepal
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      Option B
  3. Which among the given states has launched the Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas programme on Panchayatiraj?
    A) Tamil Nadu
    B) Odisha
    C) Kerala
    D) Telangana
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Odisha government has launched a programme Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas (Our Village, our development) to reach out to the people in rural areas and involve themselves in the developmental activities. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik flagged off mobile video vans for ‘Ama Gaon Ama Vikas’ programme that will move across the State to highlight various welfare schemes at villages in the state.
  4. The Reserve Bank of India has extended the timeline for full implementation of the Basel III capital regulations to _________ .
    A) April 1, 2019
    B) March 31, 2019.
    C) July 31, 2019
    D) June 1, 2019
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Basel III (or the Third Basel Accord or Basel Standards) is a global, voluntary regulatory framework on bank capital adequacy, stress testing, and market liquidity risk. It was agreed upon by the members of the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision in 2010–11, and was scheduled to be introduced from 2013 until 2015; however, changes from 1 April 2013 extended implementation until 31 March 2018 and again extended to 31 March 2019
  5. The 29th edition of the annual International Yoga Festival (IYF) was organized in which state?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Tamil Nadu
    C) Gujarat
    D) Karnataka
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The week-long 29th annual, world-famous International Yoga Festival (IYF) was inaugurated in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. The IYF offers daily classes in meditation, mudras, Sanskrit chanting, reiki, Indian philosophy and spiritual discourses to be held by revered spiritual leaders from India and abroad.
  6. Which among the given won the best picture award at the 90th Academy Awards?
    A) Dunkirk
    B) Darkest Hour
    C) Call me by your name
    D) The shape of water
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Best Picture – “The Shape of Water”
  7. Shigmotsav is a popular spring festival celebrated in which Indian state?
    A) Punjab
    B) Assam
    C) Goa
    D) Haryana
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Shigmotsav has been organized enthusiastically in Goa. Shigmotsav or Shigmo is one of the several cultural festivals of the coastal state and is celebrated through colours, costumes, music, dance and parades. Shigmo parades offer glimpses of Goan life depicted through folk dance and music performances by locals.
  8. Which among the given is not headquartered in Mumbai?
    A) Credit Information Bureau (India) Limited (CIBIL)
    B) Onicra Credit Rating Agency
    C) Credit Rating Information Services Of India Limited (CRISIL)
    D) Credit Analysis And Research Limited (CARE)
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Onicra Credit Rating Agency  is located in Gurugram
  9. According to the rating agency CRISIL, India’s GDP is expected to grow at ________ percent for 2018-19
    A) 6%
    B) 6.5%
    C) 7%
    D) 7.5%
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The GDP growth is seen rising to a respectable 7.5 per cent next fiscal from 6.5 per cent expected this fiscal, propelled by domestic consumption, policy push, and synchronised global growth, according to Crisil.
  10. Who among the following has emerged as the youngest Indian billionaire according to the 2018 Forbes World’s Billionaire list?
    A) Vijay Shekhar Sharma
    B) Sachin Bansal
    C) Rahul Sharma
    D) Ekta Kapoor
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    According to Forbes, Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma, 39, is the youngest Indian billionaire, while 92-year-old Samprada Singh, chairman emeritus of Alkem Laboratories, is the oldest. Sharma, ranked 1,394th on the list with a fortune of USD 1.7 billion, is the only Indian billionaire in the under-40 league.
  11. DICGC was established under the Act DICGC ____
    A) 1960
    B) 1961
    C) 1977
    D) 1978
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC) was established under DICGC Act, 1961
  12. The 2018 World ATM Congress (WATMC) was held in which country?
    A) France
    B) Portugal
    C) Spain
    D) Germany
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Airports Authority of India (AAI) participated in World ATM Congress (WATMC) 2018  at IFEMA, Feria de Madrid, Spain from March 6 to 8.
  13. Where is the headquarters of International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) situated?
    A) Zurich, Switzerland
    B) Buenos Aires, Argentina
    C) Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    D) Lausanne, Switzerland
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The Federation Internationale de Football Association is an association which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, futsal, and beach soccer.
  14. In a move to have better coordination between the environment ministry and the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI), the headquarter of the board has been shifted from Chennai to ____________
    A) Agra, Uttar Pradesh
    B) Ballabhgarh, Haryana
    C) Indore, Madhya Pradesh
    D) Panchkula, Haryana
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The headquarters of the Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) has been shifted from Chennai to Haryana’s Ballabhgarh for “better coordination” between the environment ministry and the the board.
  15. Identify the false statement regarding T-Bills
    A) T-bills are money market instrument.
    B) T-bills are issued by Government of India
    C) T-bills are zero coupon securities.
    D) All are true
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    All are true. A zero-coupon security is one which makes no periodic interest payments and is sold at a deep discount from face value.
  16. The Centre has constituted a steering committee to study issues related with Fintech space under the chairmanship of Economic Affairs Secretary. Name the head of the panel.
    A) Neeraj Kumar Gupta
    B) Subhash Chandra Garg
    C) Rajiv Kumar
    D) Ajay Narayan Jha
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The government has set up a steering committee headed by Economic Affairs Secretary, Subhash Chandra Garg to consider various issues relating to the development of Fintech space in India with a view to make Fintech related regulations more flexible and generate enhanced entrepreneurship.
  17. International footballer Davide Astori who passed away recently hailed from which country?
    A) Portugal
    B) Spain
    C) Italy
    D) France
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      Option C
    Explanation:
     Italy international footballer Davide Astori has been found dead in his hotel room. Astori, who was captain of Fiorentina, passed away in his sleep overnight.
  18. EXIM Bank has recently signed an agreement with which financial organisation for financial support to MSMEs in North Eastern India?
    A) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
    B) World Bank
    C) International Monetary Fund (IMF)
    D) International Finance Corporation (IFC)
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has signed an agreement with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) for financing a project on ‘Capacity Building of MSMEs in North East India for Export Competitiveness’.
  19. The network of branches which enables Customers to operate their accounts, and avail banking services from any branch of the Bank is known as__________
    A) SWIFT
    B) CBS
    C) NEFT
    D) LAN
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Core Banking Solution
  20. Tirane is the capital of which country?
    A) Dominica
    B) Cape Verde
    C) Bahrain
    D) Albania
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Currency – Lek

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