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Revision Xpress (RBI Grade ‘B’) : May – 06(August 9, 2018)

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Here is the post of the Revision Xpress (RBI Grade ‘B’), named as Revision Xpress (RBI Grade ‘B’) : May – 06.

1. India released grant of Rs 18.07 cr to which country recently for river training and construction of embankments along Lalbakeya, Bagmati and Kamla rivers?
1) Bhutan
2) Bangladesh
3) Nepal
4) Pakistan
5) Myanmar

2. Which public sector bank posted its highest-ever quarterly net loss of Rs 134 bn in the last quarter of 2017-18, owing to the fraudulent loans worth Rs 143 bn?
1) SBI
2) PNB
3) Dena Bank
4) UCO Bank
5) Canara Bank

3. What was India’s trade deficit for the fiscal year 2017-18 ending in Mar 2018?
1) $125.2 billion
2) $136.6 billion
3) $145.5 billion
4) $156.8 billion
5) $165.4 billion

4. Which of the following public sector banks divested its MD and CEO Usha Ananthasubramanian of all powers recently?
1) Allahabad Bank
2) PNB
3) UCO Bank
4) Dena Bank
5) Corporation Bank

5. Which of the following IIMs has launched a Bharat Inclusion Initiative to build knowledge and foster innovation and entrepreneurial activity across areas such as financial inclusion, livelihood, education and health?
1) IIM-Lucknow
2) IIM-Kolkata
3) IIM-Raipur
4) IIM-Bangalore
5) IIM-Ahmedabad

6. Atal Pension Yojana has added over 1 crore subscribers since its launch in May
1) 2014
2) 2015
3) 2016
4) 2017
5) 2018

7. Inflation based on wholesale prices touched a four-month high of _______ in Apr 2018.
1) 2.81 per cent
2) 3.12 per cent
3) 3.18 per cent
4) 3.44 per cent
5) 3.82 per cent

8. The International Day of Families is observed every year on
1) 05 May
2) 15 May
3) 20 May
4) 25 May
5) 31 May

9. The World Health Organization (WHO) has said that air pollution still kills about _______ people each year, almost all of them in poor countries in Asia and Africa
1) 02 mn
2) 03 mn
3) 05 mn
4) 07 mn
5) 09 mn

10. The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a plan called ‘REPLACE’ to eliminate industrially-produced artificial trans fats from the global food supply by
1) 2020
2) 2021
3) 2022
4) 2023
5) 2024

11. The Union Cabinet has approved signing and ratification of pact between India and Brunei Darussalam with regard to Taxes. The capital of Brunei Darussalam is
1) Naypyidaw
2) Phnom Penh
3) Caracas
4) Ulaanbaatar
5) Bandar Seri Begawan

12. _______ has been ranked first in India’s cleanest cities survey ‘Swachh Survekshan-2018’.
1) Chandigarh
2) Bhopal
3) Indore
4) Bengaluru
5) Mysore

13. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved an initial corpus of what amount for Micro Irrigation Fund (MIF) with NABARD under Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana?
1) Rs 2000 cr
2) Rs 5000 cr
3) Rs 8000 cr
4) Rs 10,000 cr
5) Rs 12,000 cr

14. The RBI has placed lending and deposit curbs on Allahabad Bank. The bank is headquartered in
1) Chennai
2) Lucknow
3) Allahabad
4) Kolkata
5) New Delhi

15. _______ has set up India Trade Connect, a blockchain-based trade network in India, in partnership with seven banks.
1) Infosys
2) TCS
3) Wipro
4) HCL
5) Tech Mahindra

16. The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a penalty of Rs 50,000 on Universal Co-operative Urban Bank Ltd with respect to violations on loans and advances. The bank is based in
1) Tamil Nadu
2) Andhra Pradesh
3) Telangana
4) Jharkhand
5) Odisha

17. The department of telecommunications (DoT) has approved the merger of Bharti Airtel and
1) Idea Cellular
2) Reliance Communication
3) Aircel India
4) Telenor India
5) MTS

18. Free banking services are likely to remain out of the ambit of the Goods and Services Tax (GST). Which of the following is a free service offered by the banks?
1) Cheque book issuance
2) ATM withdrawals
3) Demand Draft issuance
4) All the above
5) Only 1) and 2)

19. The govt approved enhancement of budget for Network For Spectrum (NFS) project by what amount for laying alternative communication network for Defence Services?
1) Rs 7,000 cr
2) Rs 9,250 cr
3) Rs 10,330 cr
4) Rs 11,330 cr
5) Rs 12,110 cr

20. ________ will serve a second two-year term as the independent chairman of the International Cricket Council after he was elected unopposed recently.
1) Shashank Manohar
2) Ajay Shirke
3) Dave Richardson
4) N Srinivasan
5) Anurag Thakur

21. The Union Cabinet approved the MoU between the India and Swaziland on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine recently. The capita of Swaziland is
1) Mbabane
2) Bogota
3) Manama
4) Baku
5) Caracas

22. The Union Minister Smriti Irani reviewed the progress of the ‘Samarth’ scheme at a meeting of the stakeholders on the scheme recently. The scheme is associated with
1) IT Sector
2) Fisheries Sector
3) Dairy Sector
4) Textile Sector
5) Women Self-help Groups

23. Which of the following banks launched ‘Agenda 25X25’ recently to create a synergetic start-up environment for budding women entrepreneurs in India?
1) Federal Bank
2) YES Bank
3) IndusInd Bank
4) Bandhan Bank
5) Axis Bank

24. The Union Cabinet has unveiled a comprehensive biofuels policy which allows farmers to divert excess crop produce for biofuels production. The policy sets aside what amount to help establish second-generation (2G) ethanol refineries?
1) Rs 2,000 cr
2) Rs 2,500 cr
3) Rs 5,000 cr
4) Rs 7,000 cr
5) Rs 10,000 cr

25. Who among the following won the 2018 Spanish Grand Prix F1 championship recently?
1) Max Verstappen
2) Valtteri Bottas
3) Sebastian Vettel
4) Nico Rosberg
5) Lewis Hamilton

26. Indian team won the Under-16 football tournament held in Serbia recently. India defeated which of the following teams?
1) Tajikistan
2) Serbia
3) Jordan
4) Kazakhstan
5) Uzbekistan

27. The India Meteorological Department recently issued an advisory to Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra and the Lakshadweep archipelago over cyclonic storm
1) Laher
2) Sagar
3) Tarang
4) Tandav
5) Ugra

28. The European Commission took which of the following European Union countries to court over air pollution?
1) Romania
2) Hungary
3) Italy
4) UK
5) All of these

29. Which country is considering giving India access to a deep sea port in Sabang, including to its naval vessels? PM Narendra Modi is to visit this country shortly.
1) Venezuela
2) Myanmar
3) Philippines
4) Indonesia
5) Cambodia

30. Volcano Mount Kilauea erupted recently. It is situated in which of the following countries?
1) Japan
2) Russia
3) US
4) Italy
5) Indonesia

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