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1) In which of the following country the Fuego volcano is located?

a) Libya

b) Syria

c) Guatemala

d) USA

e) Nauru

2) Who will be honoured with the IIFA Lifetime Achievement award at the 19th edition of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA-2018)?

a) Sridevi

b) Shatrughan Sinha

c) Amitabh Batchan

d) Anupam Kher

e) Dharmendra

3) Narayan Prasad Singh, who passed away recently, was the renowned lyricist belongs to which of the following state?

a) West Bengal

b) Gujarat

c) Maharashtra

d) Odisha

e) Uttar Pradesh

4) Ashish Jakhar belongs to which of the following sports?

a) Shot Put

b) Javelin throw

c) Shooting

d) High Jump

e) Hammer Throw

5) With which country India has signed an agreement for cooperation in the field of health sector for a period of three year till 2020?

a) Singapore

b) Norway

c) Italy

d) France

e) Japan

6) On which of the following committee’s recommendation, RBI has recently granted approval to convert Urban Cooperative Banks (UCBs) into Small Finance Banks (SFBs)?

a) Harun R Khan committee

b) R Gandhi committee

c) P.J. Nayak

d) VN Sharma committee

e) D.K. Mohanty committee

7) Who is the current governor of Tripura?

a) Ram Naik

b) Balram Das Tandon

c) Om Prakash Kohli

d) Draupadi Murmu

e) Keshari Nath Tripathi

8) Which of the following Indian state has announced power bill waiver scheme ‘Bijli Bill Mafi Yojana 2018’ to provide electricity at subsidized rate to laborers and poor?

a) Madhya Pradesh

b) Uttar Pradesh

c) Gujarat

d) West Bengal

e) Nagaland

9) Which of the following state government has introduced crop insurance scheme under which compensation of Rs 7,500 per hectare would be paid to farmers if less than 20% of their crop is damaged?

a) Maharashtra

b) Bihar

c) Haryana

d) Assam

e) Gujarat

10) What is the current Repo rate?

a) 6.00%

b) 6.25%

c) 6.50%

d) 6.75%

e) 7.00%

11) What does ‘S’ stands for S4A?

a) Scheme

b) Sustainable

c) Structuring

d) Stressed

e) All of These

12) Who is the Chairman of IPPB?

a) Suresh Sethi

b) Sunil Arora

c) MK Jain

d) P K Thomas

e) None of these

13) What is the name of the commitment from a bank in which the Bank would fulfil the obligations of the debtor, if the debtor fails to do so?

a) Letter of Intent

b) Bank Guarantee

c) Bill of Exchange

d) Call money

e) None of these

14) To which overseas country NEFT is applicable?

a) Only for India

b) Pakistan

c) Sri Lanka

d) Nepal

e) None of these

15) What is the share of central government in Regional Rural Banks?

a) 15%

b) 30%

c) 35%

d) 50%

e) None of these

16) Where does the Nameri National Park located?

a) Assam

b) Gujarat

c) Haryana

d) Madhya Pradesh

e) None of these

17) National Maritime Day observed on which day?

a) April 11

b) April 15

c) April 08

d) April 05

e) None of these

18) Who is the present Union Minister of Tribal Affairs?

a) Harsimrat Kaur Badal

b) Ramvilas Paswan

c) Suresh Prabhu

d) Jagat Prakash Nadda

e) None of these

19) What is the currency of Hungary?

a) Rupee

b) Ngultrum

c) Real

d) Forint

e) None of these

20) Where does the headquarters of World Intellectual Property Organization located?

a) Washington, USA

b) Geneva, Switzerland

c) Kathmandu, Nepal

d) Moscow, Russia

e) None of these

Answers :

1). Answer: c)

The Fuego volcano is an active stratovolcano in Guatemala that has recently erupted violently and buried several villages on its southern flank. The death toll has risen to 99 in the Fuego volcano eruption. The National Forensic Sciences Agency stated that, of the 99 people, only 28 have been identified, so far.

2). Answer: d)

Veteran film actor Anupam Kher will be given the prestigious Lifetime Achievement honor at the 19th edition of International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards ceremony in Bangkok on June 24, 2018. He will be honoured for his contribution in the field of cinema.

3). Answer: d)

Narayan Prasad Singh, the most popular lyricist of Odisha, has passed away in Bhubaneswar. He was popularly known as Rasaraj. Born on May 28, 1933 at Koeli village, Singh earned his name in the world of Odia music. He was the lyricist of several popular melodious songs in Odia cinema.

4). Answer: e)

Ashish Jakhar belongs to Hammer Throw. He created a new National U-20 record to clinch the gold medal at the 2018 Asian Junior Athletics Championships in Japan.

5). Answer: b)

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs to extend the cooperation within health sector through the Norway India Partnership Initiative (NIPI) for a period of three years starting from 2018 to 2020.

6). Answer: b)

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced to allow voluntary transition of Urban Cooperative Banks (UCBs) into Small Finance Banks (SFBs) given that they meet the prescribed criteria. The decision to allow the transition has been made on the basis of a report submitted by the high-powered committee on urban cooperative banks headed by the then RBI deputy governor R. Gandhi.

7). Answer: e)

The West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi got the additional charge of Tripura Governor, during the absence of Tathagata Roy who is on leave.

8). Answer: a)

The Madhya Pradesh government has announced an outstanding power bill waiver scheme “Bijli Bill Mafi Yojana 2018 (Power Bill Waiver Scheme)” for labourers and poor families. Under the subsidised power scheme, registered labourers of the unorganised sector and Below Poverty Line (BPL) families would be provided electricity at a cost of Rs 200 per month.

9). Answer: b)

The Bihar government has launched a new crop insurance scheme “Bihar State Crop Assistance Scheme” with effect from Kharif (monsoon) this year. The new scheme replaces the existing system of crop insurance. As per the new scheme, farmers would be paid a compensation of Rs 7,500 per hectare if less than 20 percent of the standing crop is damaged with maximum support amounting to Rs 15,000. Similarly, Rs 10,000 per hectare would be provided in case damage is more than 20 percent and maximum support of Rs 20,000.

10). Answer: C)

In its third bi-monthly monetary policy review, the six member Monetary Policy Committee headed by RBI Governor Urjit Patel unanimously hiked the policy repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.50 percent to curb inflationary pressure from rising crude prices.

11). Answer: e)

(S4A) stands for Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets.

12). Answer: a)

Suresh Sethi is the Chairman of IPPB.

13). Answer: b)

A Bank Guarantee is a guarantee from a bank in which the Bank would fulfill the obligations of the debtor, if the debtor fails to do so.

14).  Answer: d)

There is no limit – either minimum or maximum – on the amount of funds that could be transferred using NEFT. However, maximum amount per transaction is limited to Rs.50,000/- for cash-based remittances within India and also for remittances to Nepal under the Indo-Nepal Remittance Facility Scheme.

15). Answer: d)

The Regional Rural Banks were owned by the Central Government, the State Government and the Sponsor Bank (Any commercial bank can sponsor the regional rural banks) who held shares in the ratios as follows Central Government – 50%, State Government – 15% and Sponsor Banks – 35%.

16). Answer:  a)

Nameri National Park located in Assam.

17). Answer: d)

National Maritime Day observed on April 05.

18). Answer: e)

Jual Oram is the present Union Minister of Tribal Affairs.

19). Answer: d)

Forint is the currencies of Hungary.

20). Answer: b)

World Intellectual Property Organization headquarters located in Geneva, Switzerland.

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