March 31, 2018

Daily Current Affairs Updates - March 2018

The following practice sets include Current Affairs regarding National, International, Banking, Science and Technology, Sports, Awards, Books, Summit, India and World Affairs and General Awareness happened in the month of March 2018.

Daily Current Affairs Updates - March 2018


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Banking awareness for RBI grade B officers phase 1 exam - set 23

General awareness for RBI grade B officers phase 1 exam

General awareness for RBI grade B officers phase 1 exam
  1. What is the bank that is responsible for controlling and regulating the monetary policy and banking system of India?
  2. On basis of the recommendations of the which commission was the Reserve Bank of India set up?
  3. When did the Reserve Bank of India came into existence?
  4. In which year was the Reserve Bank of India Nationalised?
  5. When was the Reserve Bank of India Act established?
  6. Which year was RBI authorised and given power to regulate the payment system in India?
  7. Which organisation controls money supply and credit in India?
  8. For the period of how many years is the RBI Governor appointed?
  9. Who was the first governor of The Reserve Bank of India?
  10. Who was the first Indian governor of The Reserve Bank of India?
  11. What do we call the total stock of money flowing in an economy?
  12. Who is the present governor of the RBI?
  13. The currency, printed notes and money kept in the deposit accounts in the form of other liquid assets are all categorised as -
  14. What helps in the formation or alteration of the monetary policy as they can increase or decrease the supply of money in the economy? 
  15. In an economy what is responsible for setting monetary aggregates?

Answers


  1. Reserve Bank of India
  2. Hilton young Commission
  3. 14th January 1935
  4. 1949
  5. 1934
  6. 2007
  7. The Reserve Bank of India
  8. 5 years
  9. Sir Osborne Smith
  10. Sir CD Deshmukh
  11. Money supply
  12. Urjit Patel
  13. Flowing money
  14. Money supply
  15. Central Bank Of the country

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March 30, 2018

Daily current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, NABARD grade A, SBI Clerk exams - 3rd March 2018

Current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, NABARD grade A, SBI Clerk exams

Daily current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, NABARD grade A, SBI Clerk exams - 3rd March 2018
  1. Which institute will conduct a national sizing Survey of India to develop and India size chart for the garment industry?
  2. What is the scheme launched by odisha government that offers free sanitary pads to 17 lakh girl students in Orissa?
  3. Who is the chief minister of Odisha?
  4. Which country confirmed that it will be on the grey list of financial action task force from June 2018?
  5. What is the purpose of financial action task force, that was formed in 1989?
  6. Where is the headquarters of financial action task force located?
  7. To increase the importance of services sector and to encourage banks to learn more to the Sector, the Reserve Bank of India has decided to remove the per borrower loan limit for which Enterprises?
  8. Which Enterprises has been defined as an entity where the investment in equipment is more than rupees 2 crore and and does not exceed rupees 5 crore?
  9. How will be the all loans to MSMEs involved in providing or rendering services will be classified with the removal of the cap of per borrower loan?
  10. To provide certainty to taxpayers in the domain of transfer pricing by specifying the methods of pricing and thereby reducing litigation is the objective of which scheme?
  11. Who has been honoured with lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the fields of Art and politics at the annual political and public life awards presented by Britain's Asia voice weekly newspaper?
  12. Who is elected as the next President of Armenia?
  13. What is the capital of Armenia?
  14. What is the name of the advanced weather satellites launched by NASA, to safeguard The Western United States by monitoring, forecasting and providing crisp images of hurricane, wildfires, floods, mudslides and other natural calamities?
  15. Expand g o e s.
  16. Where is the headquarters of NASA located?
  17. Which country won the inaugural International billiards and snooker Federation team world cup in Doha, Qatar? 
  18. Where is the headquarters of international billiards and snooker Federation located?
  19. Who became the first Indian woman wrestler to win gold in the senior Asian championships by winning gold medal in the 65 kg freestyle category in bishkek, Kyrgyzstan?
  20. What is the magazine launched on India Israel relations by the Union Minister dr Jitendra Singh?
  21. When is the World Wildlife day celebrated every year?
  22. What is the theme of 2018 World Wildlife day?
  23. Why is 3rd March selected, to celebrate the united Nations World Wildlife day every year?

Answers

  1. National Institute of Fashion Technology
  2. Khushi scheme
  3. Naveen Patnaik
  4. Pakistan
  5. To fight money laundering and terrorist financing across the world
  6. Paris, France
  7. Micro small and medium enterprises
  8. Medium enterprises
  9. Priority sector lending
  10. Advance pricing agreements APA scheme
  11. Shatrughan Sinha
  12. Armen Sarkisian
  13. Yerevan
  14. GOES-S
  15. Geostationary operational environmental satellites
  16. Washington DC, USA
  17. India
  18. Dubai, united Arab Emirates
  19. Navjot Kaur
  20. Namaste Shalom
  21. 3rd March
  22. Big cats: Predators under threat
  23. To mark the date on which the convention on international trade in endangered species of wildlife flora and fauna CITES, was signed.

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March 19, 2018

Vocabulary for SBI PO, RBI grade B, IBPS PO, SSC exams #32

Vocabulary for SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RBI Assistant, RBI grade B, IBPS Clerk, IBPS PO, IBPS RRB, SSC CGL & CHSL exams

Vocabulary for SBI PO, RBI grade B, IBPS PO, SSC exams

Invincible

too powerful to be defeated
Example: The sun is invincible, unconquerable, the highest ideal of the self and the highest aspiration of the soul.

Enamour

Be filled with love; have a liking or admiration for
Example: When she and I met, we were very enamoured of each other.

Overawe

Impress someone so much that they are silent
Example: We were the only people in there at the time and The Silence completely overawed us.

Naive

A person Showing a lack of experience wisdom or judgement
Example: He was naive about this due to his in experience.

Allegiance

Loyalty or commitment to a superior
Example: How can you justify allegiance to a different city if you do not live there?


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Incumbency

Holding of an office or the period during which one is held
Example: During his income Bansi he established an epidemic warning system

Borough

A town or district which is an administrative unit
Example: Earlier this week, he called an urgent meeting between the club, Highway town Council and the borough.

Straddle

Sit or stand with one leg on either side of
Example: I slipped my leg over the side and straddled the bike

Dalliance

A period of brief or casual involvement with something
Example: My relationship with cigarettes has changed from a casual dalliance to a dominant dependency

Aspiration

A hope or ambition of achieving something
Example: In my Inauguration speech last year I expressed my hopes and aspirations for the year

Parochial

Having a limited or narrow Outlook or scope
Example: We are sick of the parochial attitudes of those we elect.

Revel in

Get great pleasure from a situation or experience
Example: I was reveling in this situation and did not want to end it soon.

Gravitas

Dignity, seriousness or solemnity of manner
Example: He doesn't possess the personal gravitas to speak convincingly of great political ideas.

Approbation

Approval or praise
Example: His participation in the parade implies acceptance, approval, aprobation

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March 08, 2018

Current Affairs for SSC, SBI, IBPS, RBI & UPSC Exams - February 2nd 2018

February 2nd 2018 daily current affairs for SBI, IBPS, RBI, SSC & UPSC exams

Current Affairs for SSC, SBI, IBPS, RBI & UPSC Exams - February 2nd 2018
Which country has become the first low income country to provide Universal eye care for its 12 million population?

What are the four rivers that have been declared National waterways by the union government?

What was announced by the finance minister in his budget speech to make villages open defecation free?

With which Bank did the government signed a hundred million dollar loan Agreement to promote rural economy in select blocks of Tamilnadu?

Finance minister Arun Jaitley proposed the construction of New tunnel in which states to improve connectivity?

What is the scheme introduced in the budget 2018 that will make India the world's largest Healthcare program?

Who has been awarded this year's Sahitya Akademi Bhasha Samman award ?


Who won gold in the Indian open boxing tournament in the 48 KG Class among women?

How much amount has been allotted as capital expenditure target for Railways by the finance minister in his budget speech?

Capital gains from property transactions will have to be invested for a minimum of how many years to avail tax exemption?

To what percent was the corporate tax rate lED used by the finance minister Arun Jaitley, which will be a big boost to the small and medium enterprises?

Indian Railways all new 12000 horsepower electric locomotive is being produced in collaboration with which country?

What was the name of the book by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for class 10 and 12 students on how to deal with board exam stress?

To how much amount was the military spending increased in 2018 by the government?

What was made a mandatory for by the government for an entity conducting financial transactions of rupees 2.5 lacs or more?

Where will the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister lay the foundation stone for Universal peace Retreat centre?




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General awareness for SSC exams Set 14

General awareness for SSC CGL, CHSL, MTS & SO exams

General awareness for SSC CGL, CHSL, MTS & SO exams

In which country the convention that once a speaker is always a speaker is followed?

Who was the president of the constituent assembly of India?

How did the constitution of India describes India as?

Is the common feature of both Indian Federation and American Federation?

When was the Constitution of India adopted?

When was our National Anthem first sung and where?

How many articles are there in the Indian Constitution?

When did Indian Penal Code came into operations?


What was described as the heart and soul of the Constitution by Dr BR Ambedkar?

What are the two forms of democracy?

From which country was the method of impeachment of the President of India adopted?

When was the Drafting of the Constitution completed?

From which constitution was the concept of single citizenship in India adopted?

What is direct democracy?

What are the two basic principles of liberal theory of democracy as emphasised by John Locke?

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March 02, 2018

Current affairs for RBI grade B officers, Nabard grade A and SBI PO exams - 2nd March 2018

Current affairs for RBI grade B officers, Nabard grade A and SBI PO exams - 2nd March 2018

Current affairs for RBI grade B officers, Nabard grade A and SBI PO exams - 2nd March 2018
  1. With which country did India signed a Framework defence agreement which envisages a whole range of possibilities from defence acquisitions, to exercise and close security Corporation?
  2. What is the indigenously designed and developed 3rd Generation anti tank guided missile that India's Defence research and development organisation successfully tested in the desert conditions againest two tank targets? What is the present marginal cost based lending rate of the SBI after it has raised it by 20 Basis points?
  3. With which company did IndusInd Bank announced its partnership to facilitate payments into and out of India?
  4. Which organisation will be the nodal authority for probing cases of human trafficking after the government approved a proposal in this regard?
  5. Where was the 12th Mega Food Park operationalised in the country so for been inaugurated?
  6. What is the scheme that is implemented by the Ministry of food processing industries to give a major boost to the food processing sector by adding value and reducing food wastage at each stage of supply chain with particular focus on perishables? 
  7. How much amount is provided as financial assistance by the government of India under the Mega Food Park scheme, for each Mega Food Park project?
  8. What are the 8 major cities for which the centre has approved projects worth rupees 2900 under the Nirbhaya fund in a bid to make them safer for the women?
  9. The Union Cabinet approved a proposal to establish which authority as an independent regulator for the auditing profession in an attempt to tighten the regulatory oversight over Chartered Accountants and plug loopholes?
  10. Which countries Olympic membership was restored by the International Olympic Committee of the the doping ban?
  11. Which country has appointed commissioners to a special panel talked with investigating war era disappearances?
  12. Who has been appointed as the India's ambassador to afghanistan?
  13. With which country did India signed a Framework agreement in defence cooperation paving the way for a joint strategy to counter common threats?
  14. Which institute has developed a multi vendor eCommerce website and mobile app to help fish farmers and fishermen sell their catch directly to the customers online?
  15. What is the new mobile app that Police have come up which would help them detect people with criminal background by taking photographs with their mobile phones?
  16. Which company has launched generic antiretroviral fixed dose combination of emtricitabine 200 mg and tenofovir alafenamide 25 mg in India? 
  17. On which river in Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh State government is contemplating establishing an Academy of adventure sports at gandikota village?
  18. Where will be the third all women railway station being launched shortly will be a big step in addressing gender equality in the biggest public sector Organisation in the country?

Answers


  1. Jordan
  2. Anti tank guided missile Nag
  3. Ripple
  4. National Investigation Agency
  5. Maharashtra
  6. Mega Food Park scheme
  7. Rupees 50 crore
  8. Delhi, Mumbai, kolkata, chennai, bengaluru, hyderabad, ahmedabad and lucknow
  9. National financial reporting authority
  10. Russia
  11. Sri Lanka
  12. Vinay Kumar
  13. Jordan
  14. Central Marine fisheries Research Institute
  15. Cops eye
  16. Hetero Healthcare Limited
  17. River Penna
  18. Phirangipuram
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March 01, 2018

Current affairs for SBI, IBPS, SSC, RBI, UPSC exams - 1 Feb 2018

1st February 2018 - current affairs for SBI, IBPS, SSC, RBI, UPSC exams

Current affairs for SBI, IBPS, SSC, RBI, UPSC exams - 1 Feb 2018

India has slipped to 42nd place on The Economist intelligence unit annual Global democracy index. Norway has stopped this list followed by Iceland and Sweden.

Maharashtra government to give sanitary pad to 700000 girls at rupees 5 a pack. It intends to increase the percentage of usage of sanitary pads to 75% from the current 17% in rural Maharashtra.

The supreme court directed that single judge benches shall not be constituted to hear matters in National green tribunal.

NASA named Seven Hills on planet Mars after the seven crew members, including India-born astronaut kalpana Chawla, of Space shuttle Columbia who lost their lives while returning from their mission.

Finance minister Arun Jaitley said in his Union budget 2018 speech that India is expected to register a growth rate of 7.2 to 7.5% in the second half of the current fiscal and is on way to becoming the fifth largest economy in the world.

Indian Navy launched INS karanj, III of the six indigenous scorpene class submarine.

Axis Bank launches the 4th edition of evolve in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. It is an annual multi city knowledge series for the banks SME customers.

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Union budget 2018 was presented by finance minister arun Jaitley, agriculture got Prime attention in the union budget.

In the union budget 2018 to 19, Arun Jaitley announced that no change has been made in the personal income tax rates.

In the budget, he also announced that the president's monthly salary will be increased to rupees 5 lacs from the earlier rupees 1.5 Lakh. S

In the union budget Arun Jaitley announced at the world's largest government funded Healthcare program with rupees 5 lakh annual cover for family for 10 crore poor families.

Government will pay the 12% of wages to Employees Provident Fund contribution on behalf of new employees in all sections for the next 3 years.

Finance minister Arun Jaitley in the union budget 2018 announced that 8 crore poor woman will be provided with free LPG connections under Ujjwala scheme.

Saubhagya scheme will provide power to 4 crore families and that the government will spend rupees 16000 crore on the scheme.

He said that every block with more than 50% St population and at least 20000 tribal people will have an Ekalavya model Residential School by 2022.

Social security will be provided to aged, widows and orphanage children.

Government is targeting to construct 2 crore new toilets in the next financial year.

Mr Jaitley has allocated rupees 22356.6 crore for swachh Bharat mission.

He said government will focus on strengthening rural, cultural economy.

The government will develop 22000 gramin agricultural markets.

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1st March 2018 - Current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, SBI clerk, UPSC exams

1st March 2018 - current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, SBI clerk, UPSC exams

1st March 2018 - Current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, SBI clerk, UPSC exams
  1. What percent of GDP growth was reported by the central statistical office in the December quarter of 2017 to 18? 
  2. What is the Mascot for Tokyo 2020 Olympics selected by the elementary school kids?
  3. Which company along with its units has filed for bankruptcy in the National Company Law Tribunal Mumbai?
  4. To bring the taleban into the binding please process is the Last Stand desperate attempt by the president of Afghanistan to end the world's most incredible war. Who is the president of Afghanistan?
  5. Employees Provident Fund Organisation has made it mandatory to file online claim for withdrawal of above how much amount under the employees pension scheme 1995 question mark
  6. With which company did the Catholic Syrian Bank Limited has tied up to offer the banks customers online trading and Demat services?
  7. Which Lake has emerged as the single largest habitat of irrawaddy dolphins in the world with the spotting of 155 such animals?
  8. What is the growth forecast for India in 2019 according to the moody investor service Global growth forecast?
  9. Who has been appointed as the group chief risk officer of the Punjab National Bank?
  10. Which government has given its approval to a proposal to bring in a legislation that would have a provision awarding death penalty to those guilty of raping girls aged 12 years or less?
  11. Where did the Union Minister of Civil Aviation mr Ashok gajapathi Raju inaugurated the country's first aviation multi skill development centre?
  12. Which ministry has started the process to setup the country's first defence Industrial Corridor linking Chennai with 4 other cities of Tamilnadu to promote Industries manufacturing weapons and military equipment?

Answers


  1. 7.2%
  2. Blue checked, doe eyed character with pointy ears
  3. Aircel
  4. Ashraf Ghani
  5. Rupees 5 lacs
  6. Celebrus Capital Limited
  7. Chilka lake in Orissa
  8. 7.5%
  9. A K Pradhan
  10. Haryana
  11. Chandigarh airport old terminal
  12. Defence ministry

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