GA Revision for Dena Bank PO, RBI Grade B, SBI PO/Clerk — Set 139

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. When is the World Wildlife Day observed?
    A) April 7
    B) March 3
    C) May 11
    D) June 1
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    World Wildlife Day is observed annually on March 3 to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild fauna and flora
  2. Name the youngest person in the world as well as the first Indian to swim across the Ocean Seven?
    A) Sandeep Sejwal
    B) Ashwin Menon
    C) Rehan Poncha
    D) Rohan More
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      Option D
    Explanation: 
    Pune-based swimmer, Rohan More became the youngest person in the world and the first Asian as well as the first Indian to swim across the Ocean Seven. 
  3. Identify the wrong option.
    A) The National Medicinal Plants Board of the Ministry of Ayush has been approved to be set up in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.
    B) Bengaluru has launched India’s first helicopter taxi service.
    C) Maharashtra has collaborated with Wikipedia to promote Marathi language
    D) Dipak Mazumder is the new MD & CEO of SBI Life Insurance Co
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    SBI Life Insurance Co has announced that Sanjeev Nautiyal has been nominated as its next MD and CEO as the current head Arijit Basu has been posted as Deputy Managing Director of Corporate Accounts Group of parent company SBI.
  4. The CHIPS is a major payment system of which country?
    A) Canada
    B) United States
    C) Germany
    D) United Kingdom
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Clearing House Interbank Payments System (CHIPS) is a United States private clearing house for large-value transactions. 
  5. Which country has unveiled World’s first driverless transport pod?
    A) Dubai, UAE
    B) Beijing, China
    C) New York, United States
    D) Melbourne, Australia
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Dubai has started testing the world’s first self-driving pods that can travel individually and can also couple together to behave like a bus. The pods, designed to travel short and medium distances at 20 kmph, can be coupled in 15 seconds and detached in 5 seconds.
  6. The Moti Bagh Stadium is situated in which of the following states?
    A) Punjab
    B) Maharashtra
    C) Gujarat
    D) Madhya Pradesh
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Moti Bagh Stadium is a cricket stadium located in Vadodara, Gujarat. The ground form part of the Lakshmi Vilas Palace building complex – a spawling 700-acre complex in the heart of the city.
  7. Who among the following has been conferred with the lifetime achievement award at the United Kingdom’s annual Political and Public Life Awards?
    A) Dilip Kumar
    B) Amitabh Bachchan
    C) Shatrughan Sinha
    D) Rajnikanth
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the fields of arts and politics at a ceremony in the UK’s Parliament complex. The annual ‘Political and Public Life Awards’ presented by Britain’s Asian Voice weekly newspaper, now in its 12th year, recognises individuals who have made a significant impact on public life or made a difference in their local communities.
  8. A SWIFT code is an international bank code that identifies particular banks worldwide. What does I stands for in SWIFT?
    A) International
    B) Institutional
    C) Intermediate
    D) Interbank
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    The Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT) provides a network that enables financial institutions worldwide to send and receive information about financial transactions in a secure, standardized and reliable environment. 
  9. What is the estimated GDP growth of India for the fiscal 2018 as estimated by Moody’s?
    A) 7.0%
    B) 7.6%
    C) 7.5%
    D) 7.2%
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Moody’s Investors Service said the Indian economy is starting to recover from the negative impact of demonetisation and disruption caused by the GST roll-out, but kept GDP growth estimates unchanged at 7.6 per cent for 2018.
  10. The World’s tallest 75 storied hotel named Gevora Hotel has been unveiled in which city?
    A) Dubai
    B) Chicago
    C) Beijing
    D) Singapore
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The tallest hotel in the world, the 356-metre-high Gevora Hotel, has opened in Dubai. The 75-storey structure broke the record earlier held by JW Marriott Marquis, which is also situated in Dubai, by just one metre. The Gevora Hotel has 528 rooms, four dining options, a luxury spa and a swimming pool, among other facilities.
  11. Which among the following accounts is also known as “Your Account With Us”?
    A) Loro Account
    B) Vostro Account
    C) Nostro Account
    D) Both A & B
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      Option B
  12. Which among the following private sector lender has launched first of its kind home loan linked to government’s T-Bill?
    A) Citi India
    B) Dhanlaxmi Bank
    C) Karnataka Bank
    D) Bandhan Bank
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Citi India has launched India’s first home loan linked to the 3-month Government of India Treasury Bill benchmark rate. This will give home buyers the opportunity to take part in a floating rate benchmarked to a publicly available external reference rate, which is driven by market forces, and in line with international markets such as the US, Singapore, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
  13. Who among the following has become the first Indian gymnast to clinch an individual medal at the 2018 Gymnastics World Cup held in Melbourne?
    A) Aruna Budda Reddy
    B) Pranati Nayak
    C) Dipa Karmakar
    D) J. J. Shobha
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Aruna Budda Reddy became the first Indian gymnast to clinch an individual medal at the Gymnastics World Cup in Melbourne by securing bronze in the women’s vaul.
  14. Which among the given foreign bank accounts are free from the foreign exchange fluctuation risk?
    A) NRO
    B) NRE
    C) FCNR
    D) None of these
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      Option C
    Explanation: 
    A deposit in an FCNR account is maintained in foreign currency which eliminates the problem of dealing with constant fluctuation of currency conversion rates.
  15. Which country has been elected as the Vice President of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF)?
    A) Germany
    B) India
    C) Russia
    D) China
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    China has become the vice chair of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), a global body mandated to combat terror financing.
  16. Which among the following space agencies has started working towards developing igloos for the astronauts on the Moon?
    A) Roscosmos
    B) NASA
    C) ISRO
    D) CNSA
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has started working towards developing ‘igloos’ on Moon, called the lunar habitats, for safe keeping of astronauts. 
  17. Bagurumba is a traditional folk dance form of which state of India?
    A) Goa
    B) Odisha
    C) West Bengal
    D) Assam
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Bagurumba is a folk dance of indigenous Bodo tribe in Assam and Northeast India. It is a traditional dance which is traditionally inherent to one generation to another generations.
  18. 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
    View Answer
      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.
  19. A bank in one country that is authorized to provide services for another bank or financial institution in a foreign country is known as____________
    A) Correspondent bank
    B) Retail Bank
    C) Corporate Bank
    D) Financial Bank
    View Answer
      Option A
    Explanation:
    A correspondent bank is a financial institution that provides services on behalf of another, equal or unequal, financial institution. It can facilitate wire transfers, conduct business transactions, accept deposits and gather documents on behalf of another financial institution. Correspondent banks are most likely to be used by domestic banks to service transactions that either originate or are completed in foreign countries, acting as a domestic bank’s agent abroad.
  20. S. Ratnavel Pandian passed away recently. He was a former ________
    A) Sportsman
    B) Judge
    C) Journalist
    D) Cabinet Minister
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Former Supreme Court Judge Justice S. Ratnavel Pandian has passed away. He was a Judge of the Supreme Court of India from 14th December, 1988 to 12th March 1994.

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