GA Revision for SBI PO/Clerk, RBI Grade B — Set 149

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. Which bank has launched a feature named Agenda 25×25 to create an environment encouraging women entrepreneurship in India?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) Axis Bank
    D) Yes Bank
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    YES BANK and YES Global Institute announced the launch of Agenda 25×25, which pledges to create a synergetic startup environment for budding women entrepreneurs in India. The initiative aims at ensuring that by 2025 at least 25% of all Entrepreneurs in India are Women.
  2. Which among the following bank is the sponsor bank of Ellaquai Dehati Bank?
    A) Dena Bank
    B) State Bank of India
    C) United Bank of India
    D) Bank of India
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    State Bank of India
    Jammu & Kashmir
  3. Based on the second bi-monthly monetary policy review of this fiscal, what is the current MSF Rate?
    A) 6.00%
    B) 6.25%
    C) 6.50%
    D) 6.75%
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Repo Rate-6.25%
    Reverse Repo Rate-6.00%
    Marginal Standing Facility (MSF)-6.50%
    Bank Rate-6.50%
    CRR-4%
    SLR-19.5%
  4. Jimmy Morales is the current President of which country?
    A) Equatorial Guinea
    B) Colombia
    C) Morocco
    D) Guatemala
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    Jimmy Morales is a Guatemalan politician, who won the 2015 Guatemalan presidential election with 70% of the vote. He has served as President of Guatemala since January 2016.
  5. Idris Hassan Latif died recently at the age of 95. He was a former chief of___________
    A) Indian Navy
    B) Indian Air Force
    C) Indian Coast Guard
    D) National Security Guard
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    Former chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF), Air Chief Marshal Idris Hassan Latif, died. He was 95.
  6. A banking outlet which does not provide delivery of service for a minimum of 4 hours per day and for at least 5 days a week will be considered a __________ .
    A) Non-Operative Banking Outlet
    B) Part-time Banking Outlet
    C) Unofficial Banking Outlet
    D) Off-Line Banking Outlet
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    A banking outlet which does not provide delivery of service for a minimum of 4 hours per day and for at least 5 days a week will be considered a ‘Part-time Banking Outlet’.
  7. Who has been appointed as the new President of Costa Rica?
    A) Marvin Rodriguez
    B) Luis Guillermo Solis
    C) Carlos Alvarado
    D) Epsy Campbell Barr
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Journalist Carlos Alvarado has been sworn in as 48th President of Costa Rica. At 39, Alvarado is the country’s youngest president in modern history. Alvarado, who won the second round of the presidential election on April 1, received the presidential sash from his predecessor, Luis Guillermo Solis.
  8. International Literacy Day is observed on___________
    A) March 11
    B) September 8
    C) December 21
    D) April 2
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    September 8 was declared International Literacy Day by UNESCO on October 26, 1966 at 14th session of UNESCO’s General conference. It was celebrated for the first time in 1967.
  9. Pulitzer Prize does not include an award for which of the following categories?
    A) Journalism
    B) Science
    C) Literature
    D) Music
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      Option B
    Explanation:
    The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States. Prizes are awarded yearly in twenty-one categories.
  10. What does T stands for in REIT w.r.t real estates?
    A) Trust
    B) Transfer
    C) Target
    D) Tax
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    Real Estate Investment Trust
  11. Which among the following institutions will financially assist the government of Himachal Pradesh to develop the Suketi Fossil Park in an effort to enhance tourism in the state?
    A) International Monetary Fund
    B) World Bank
    C) Asian Development Bank
    D) Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur announced that the Suketi Fossil Park in Sirmaur district will be developed through Asian Development Bank (ADB) assistance. The government is also open to private investment for the development of the part located near Nahan town.
  12. 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).
  13.  Which among the following countries has won the Nidahas Cricket Trophy 2018?
    A) England
    B) Sri Lanka
    C) Bangladesh
    D) India
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      Option D
    Explanation:
    India beat Bangladesh by four wickets to win the Nidahas Cricket Trophy final in Colombo. In a nail biting final, the visitors clinched the T20 Tri-series title with Dinesh Karthik’s last-ball six. This is the eighth victory of India against Bangladesh in a T-20 format.
  14. Where is the headquarter of Punjab & Sind Bank located?
    A) Manipal
    B) Kolkata
    C) Bangalore
    D) New Delhi
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      Option D
  15. Who is the author of the book titled “Paramveer Parwane” showcasing the bravery of Paramveer Chakra Awardees from 1947 to 1965?
    A) Prabhakiran Jain
    B) Nalini Balbir
    C) Chandra Shekhar Vijay
    D) Virchand Gandhi
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    General Bipin Rawat, Chief of the Army Staff released a book on Paramveer Chakra Awardees – ‘Paramveer Parwane’.  The book illustrates the bravery of Paramveer Chakra Awardees from 1947 to 1965. The book is written by Dr Prabhakiran Jain and is published by Medha Books.
  16. Udyam Sakhi Portal has been launched by which ministry for women entrepreneurs of India?
    A) Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises(MSME)
    B) Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
    C) Ministry of Women and Child Development
    D) Ministry of Commerce and Industry
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    On the occasion of International Women’s Day, March 8,the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises(MSME) launched a portal for women entrepreneursof India: www.udyamsakhi.org. 
  17. Which of the following is not a type of derivative?
    A) Forwards
    B) Future
    C) Commodity
    D) Options
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Types of derivatives: Forwards, Futures, Options, Swaps
  18. The 2-Lane Bi-Directional Silkyara Bend – Barkot Tunnel will be set up in which state?
    A) Uttarakhand
    B) Jammu & Kashmir
    C) Assam
    D) Himachal Pradesh
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      Option A
    Explanation:
    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has given its approval to the construction of 4.531 km long 2-Lane Bi-Directional Silkyara Bend – Barkot Tunnel with escape passage including approaches on Dharasu -Yamunotri section between Chainage 25.400 Km. and Chainage 51.000 Km in Uttarakhand. The project will be falling along NH-134 (old NH-94) in the State of Uttarakhand.
  19. Who is the Director General of Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS)?
    A) Amitabh Chaudhary
    B) Ashish Bahuguna
    C) Surina Rajan
    D) R.K Saboo
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      Option C
    Explanation:
    Head: Director General –Surina Rajan
    Headquarters: New Delhi
  20. Name the head of the steering committee constituted by the Centre to study issues related with Fintech space.
    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.

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