21 Sep

Now that both IBPS PO & Clerk exams are scheduled to be held before the end of 2018, all candidates aspiring for a job in public sector banking must keep their general awareness updated. Cracking the General Knowledge section won’t be a difficult task if one sincerely follows the free video lectures published regularly on Vidya Guru YouTube Channel. These videos cover not only dynamic GK (Current Affairs), but also static GK for the purpose of all Competitive Exams.

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Current GK September 2018

Question: 1. Which of the following is not a mascot of the 2018 Asian Games?
a. Bhin Bhin: The Bird-of-Paradise
b. Atung: The Bawean Deer
c. Kaka: The Javan Rhinoceros
d. None of these

Answer: None of these

Question: 2. Name the new chairman of IBA (Indian Banks Association).
a. Sunil Mehta
b. Deepak Parekh
c. Shikha Sharma
d. Rana Kapoor

Answer: Sunil Mehta

Question: 3. “Moving On, Moving Forward: A year in Office” has been written by
a. Piyush Goyal
b. Venkaiah Naidu
c. Smriti Irani
d. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Answer: Venkaiah Naidu

Question: 4. Which of the following sections of the Indian Penal Code was struck down recently thereby decriminalizing homosexuality?
a. 35A
b. 370
c. 377
d. 382

Answer: 377

Question: 5. Who among the following has been elected President of Pakistan?
a. Asad Umar
b. Shah Mehmood Qureshi
c. Jahangir Khan Tareen
d. Arif Alvi

Answer: Arif Alvi

Question: 6. Name the sportsperson who was the flag-bearer for India at the 2018 Asian Games closing ceremony.
a. Rani Rampal
b. Swapna Barman
c. Neeraj Chopra
d. Vinesh Phogat

Answer: Rani Rampal

Question: 7. In which event did Jinson Johnson win a Gold medal for India at the recently concluded Asian Games?
a. 400 meter race
b. 800 meter race
c. 1500 meter race
d. 5000 meter race

Answer: 1500 meter race

Question: 8. Which country topped the medals tally of Asian Games 2018?
a. Malaysia
b. China
c. Japan
d. South Korea

Answer: China

Question: 9. What was India’s position on the medals tally at the recently concluded Asian Games?
a. 8th
b. 9th
c. 11th
d. 12th

Answer: 8th

Question: 10. Which of the following is the correct pair of banks that are going to be merged with the Bank of Baroda?
a. Dena Bank & Vijaya Bank
b. Syndicate Bank & Dena Bank
c. Syndicate Bank & Vijaya Bank
d. Canara Bank & Vijaya Bank

Answer: Dena Bank & Vijaya Bank

Question: 11. World Tourism Day (WTD) is observed on 27th September every year. The theme for WTD this year is
a. Tourism for International Unity
b. Tourism Binds the World Together
c. Tourism and the Digital Transformation
d. Promoting Sustainable Tourism

Answer: Tourism and the Digital Transformation

Question: 12. Naomi Osaka, the winner of the 2018 US Open women’s singles title, belongs to which of the following countries?
a. Singapore
b. China
c. South Korea
d. Japan

Answer: Japan

Question: 13. Whom did Novak Djokovic beat in the final to win the men’s singles 2018 US Open championship?
a. Roger Federer
b. Juan Martín del Potro
c. Milos Raonic
d. Rafael Nadal

Answer: Juan Martín del Potro

Question: 14. Which of the following pairs is/are correct with respect to the winners of the US Open 2018 championship?
a. Men’s Doubles: Mike Bryan & Jack Sock
b. Women’s Doubles: Ashleigh Barty & CoCo Vandeweghe
c. Mixed Doubles: Bethanie Mattek-Sands & Jamie Murray
d. All of the above

Answer: All of the above

Question: 15. What was India’s GDP growth rate in the first quarter (April to June) of the fiscal year 2018-19?
a. 7.6%
b. 7.8%
c. 8.2%
d. 8.3%

Answer: 8.2%

Question: 16. Justice Ranjan Gogoi has been appointed as the
a. 44th Chief Justice of India
b. 46th Chief Justice of India
c. 47th Chief Justice of India
d. 48th Chief Justice of India

Answer: 46th Chief Justice of India

Question: 17. Name the leader who has been reappointed Chairman of the Lok Sabha Ethics Committee.
a. LK Advani
b. Rajnath Singh
c. Murali Manohar Joshi
d. Nitin Gadkari

Answer: LK Advani

Question: 18. The venue of the recently concluded ASEAN World Economic Forum meet was
a. Seoul, South Korea
b. Buenos Aires, Argentina
c. Ha Noi, Vietnam
d. Qingdao, China

Answer: Ha Noi, Vietnam

Question: 19. Name the winner of the South Asian Football Federation 2018 men’s Cup.
a. Afghanistan
b. Bangladesh
c. India
d. Maldives

Answer: Maldives

Question: 20. What is India’s rank on the 2017 Human Development Index?
a. 121st
b. 130th
c. 132nd
d. 134th

Answer: 130th

Question: 21. Human Development Index (HDI) is published annually by the United Nations Development Program. Which of the following nations has got the 1st rank on HDI 2017?
a. Norway
b. Australia
c. Ireland
d. Switzerland

Answer: Norway

Question: 22. When is National Hindi Divas observed annually?
a. 12th September
b. 14th September
c. 10th January
d. 28th August

Answer: 14th September

Question: 23. National Rail and Transportation Institute, India’s 1st railway university, has been set up in
a. Vadodara, Gujarat
b. Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
c. Pune, Maharashtra
d. Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

Answer: Vadodara, Gujarat

Question: 24. Nomadic Elephant 2018, a bilateral army exercise, was conducted recently between India and
a. France
b. Mongolia
c. Ethiopia
d. Thailand

Answer: Mongolia

Question: 25. Name the country that was the largest source of FDI for India in the fiscal year 2017-18
a. Singapore
b. USA
c. Netherlands
d. Mauritius

Answer: Mauritius

Question: 26. The venue of ‘MILEX-18’, the 1st BIMSTEC military exercise ever conducted, was
a. Pune
b. Jaipur
c. Bhopal
d. Nagpur

Answer: Pune

Question: 27. As per the Internal Ombudsman Scheme 2018, it is mandatory to appoint an Internal Ombudsman in all Scheduled Commercial Banks (except Regional Rural Banks) having more than
a. 5 outlets
b. 10 outlets
c. 15 outlets
d. 20 outlets

Answer: 10 outlets

Question: 28. RBI has given statutory powers to Internal Ombudsman under section 35 A of the
a. Industrial Disputes (Banking Companies) Decision Act, 1955
b. Banking Regulation Act, 1949
c. Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
d. State Financial Corporations Act, 1951

Answer: Banking Regulation Act, 1949

Question: 29. Who among the following recently won the Miss Diva-Miss Universe India 2018 pageant?
a. Shraddha Shashidhar
b. Roshni Sheoran
c. Anukreethy Vas
d. Nehal Chudasama

Answer: Nehal Chudasama

Question: 30. “Yudh Abhyas”, the periodic military exercise between India and the USA, was conducted recently in
a. Karnataka
b. Chhattisgarh
c. Uttarakhand
d. Rajasthan

Answer: Uttarakhand

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