April 16, 2018

March 2018 current affairs for SBI, RBI grade B, UPSC exams #4

March 2018 current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officer, UPSC exams

March 2018 current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officer, UPSC exams
  1. US based major credit rating agency moody's investors service estimated that India will grow up to what percent in the calendar year 2018?
  2. Where is the headquarters of the moody's investors service?
  3. The State Bank of India raised its lending rates with immediate effect by 20 Basis points to-
  4. Which bank has announced its partnership with ripple to facilitate payments into and out of India?
  5. From 8.2 % what percent did ICICI bank has raised the 1 year mclr?
  6. Which country has become the first country to adopt cryptocurrency as its official currency?
  7. Where is the headquarters of standard and poor's financial services LLC?
  8. What is a digital asset designed to work as a medium of exchange using Cryptography to secure the transactions and to control the creation of additional units of the currency?
  9. What is the cryptocurrency that has been adapted by the Marshall Islands as its official currency?
  10. Where's the headquarters of Fitch ratings located?
  11. To what percent did the Punjab National Bank has increased its 1 year mclr from 8.3%?
  12. What is the instant overdraft facility launched by the ICICI Bank for MSME customers in a completely online manner?
  13. After the ICICI bank has launched the instant overdraft facility, the customers can get up to how much amount for area anytime anywhere using internet / mobile banking?
  14. The Reserve Bank of India has imposed in monetary penalty of rupees 40 lacs on which bank for non compliance of it's directions on detection and impounding of counterfeit notes?
  15. On which Bank did the Reserve Bank of India had imposed monetary penalties for not complying with the KYC regulations?


Answers

  1. 7.6%
  2. New York, USA
  3. 8.15%
  4. IndusInd Bank
  5. 8.3%
  6. Marshall Islands
  7. New York, USA
  8. Cryptocurrency
  9. Cryptocurrency SOV (sovereign)
  10. New York city and London
  11. 8.15%
  12. InstaOD
  13. Rupees 15 lacs
  14. State Bank of India
  15. Indian Overseas Bank

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Parajumbles for SBI PO, IBPS PO, RBI grade B officers, CSAT exam #4

Parajumbles for SBI PO, IBPS PO, RBI grade B officers and CSAT exam

Parajumbles for SBI PO, IBPS PO, RBI grade B officers and CSAT exam

Rearrange the following sentences into a meaningful paragraph.

Set 1

  1. The US Treasury Department said a few hours later that it would be adding India to the list of countries that it considered as potential currency manipulators.
  2. The Indian government reported last week that the trade deficit with the rest of the world nearly doubled in the financial year ended 31st March.
  3. All this comes against the backdrop of growing Global trade tensions.
  4. However, the Mere fact that India is on the watch list now could restrict the Reserve Bank of India in the foreign exchange operation it needs to pursue to protect financial stability, especially when Global capital flows threaten to overwhelm domestic monetary policy.
  5. It is important to recognise that India has been put on awards list rather than being actually accused of manipulating its exchange rate to hurt us interests.

Set 2

  1. How does India fare on these three fronts?
  2. There are three parameters that are used, sometimes unthinkingly.
  3. Third, a country should have a lot current account surplus with the rest of the world.
  4. How are countries accused of currency manipulation by the US Treasury actually identified?
  5. First, a country has to run a significant trade surplus of over 20 billion dollarswith the US.
  6. Second, it is judged not by the amount of currency intervention but whether such an operation is a one sided attempt to keep the exchange rate down, measured in terms of additional Foreign Exchange Reserves as a percentage of gross domestic product.


Answers

Set 1

  1. B
  2. A
  3. C
  4. E
  5. D

Set 2

  1. F
  2. B
  3. E
  4. A
  5. C
  6. D


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April 2018 current affairs for SBI, RBI grade B, Nabard and UPSC exams #10

April 2018 current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, Nabard grade A and UPSC exams

April 2018 current affairs for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, Nabard grade A and UPSC exams

  1. With which country did the Union Cabinet of India approved the agreement for cooperation in the field of food safety?
  2. What are the two organisations of India and Afghanistan between which and agreement was signed in the field of food safety and related areas?
  3. Where did the second lead up conference to 3rd Annual meeting of Asian infrastructure investment bank on 'enhancing port and coastal infrastructure' concluded?
  4. On which project did that the 2 day regional conference on enhancing post and coastal infrastructure, concluded in Vishakapatnam, focused on?
  5. The Government of India is hosting the 3rd Annual meeting of the Asian infrastructure bank on 25th and 26th June 2018 in-
  6. What is the sub committee Committee of SEBI, on whose views the SEBI has took the decision to raise the limit to process up to hundred orders per second by a user for algorithm trading norms at commodity derivatives exchanges,from the existing limit of 20 orders per second?
  7. What trading refers to order generated at a super fast speed by use of Advanced mathematical models that involve automated execution of trade and it is mostly used by large institutional investors?
  8. When is the national Maritime day of India observed, to commemorate the maiden Voyage of the first Indian owned ship SS loyalty, which sailed form from Bombay to London in 1919?
  9. What is the theme of 2018 National Maritime day?
  10. The cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the right sizing of CCI in pursuance of the governments objective of -
  11. What is the antitrust Watchdog of India?
  12. The cabinet has cut down the number of members of the competition Commission of India to half, after which the number of members stand at -
  13. Who secured India's first gold medal at the 2018 Commonwealth Games when she finished first in the women's 48 kg weightlifting event at Gold Coast?
  14. What is the bill approved by the Union Cabinet for better protection and promotion of Human Rights in the country?
  15. The protection of Human Rights Amendment Bill 2018 proposes to include which commission as deemed member of the national Human Rights Commission?


Answers



  1. Afghanistan
  2. Food safety and Standards Authority of India, FSSAI; ministry of Agriculture, irrigation and livestock, MAIL
  3. Visakhapatnam
  4. Sagarmala project
  5. Mumbai
  6. Commodity derivatives Advisory Committee
  7. Algorithmic trading
  8. April 5th
  9. Indian Shipping- an ocean of opportunity
  10. Minimum government- maximum governance
  11. Competition Commission of India
  12. 3
  13. Mirabai Chanu
  14. Protection of Human Rights Amendment Bill 2018
  15. National Commission for protection of child rights


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Puzzles #11- Reasoning Ability for SBI, RBI, IBPS exams

Logical reasoning for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, IBPS PO exams

Logical reasoning for SBI PO, RBI grade B officers, IBPS PO exams

Read the information carefully and answer the following questions.


7 members l, h, k, t, f, g and r represent Different cities in National Games, which includes Udaipur, Chennai, Kurnool, Fatehpur, Raipur, Allahabad and Jaipur; each one competes for a different sport, includes volleyball, archery, rifle shooting, tennis, boxing, athletics and football. The order of persons, cities and games is not necessarily the same.

K represents Chennai for archery. T represents Udaipur but not for volleyball or rifle shooting. The one who represents Jaipur competes for boxing. F competes for volleyball but not for Kurnool. L represents Allahabad for athletics. The one who represents Raipur competes for tennis. J does not represent Kurnool or Jaipur. R competes for rifle shooting.

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Questions

1. Which of the following combinations is correct?
  1. K- tennis- fatehpur
  2. R - tennis- raipur
  3. F - tennis- fatehpur
  4. J- tennis- raipur
  5. None of these

2. Which of the following combinations is correct?
  1. F - raipur
  2. R - fatehpur
  3. J- kurnool
  4. H - jaipur
  5. None of these

3. F represents which city?
  1. Fatehpur
  2. Raipur
  3. Jaipur
  4. Kurnool
  5. None of these

4. The one who competes for rifle shooting, represents which city?
  1. Fatehpur
  2. Kurnool
  3. Jaipur
  4. Udaipur
  5. None of these

5. For which game does T compete?
  1. Boxing
  2. Football
  3. Tennis
  4. Cannot be determined
  5. None of these

Answers

  1. J- tennis- raipur
  2. H - jaipur
  3. Fatehpur
  4. Kurnool
  5. Football

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