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Must read: 39 GK Facts before appearing in RBI Grade B Phase-I 2016 -Part 2

Sep 2, 2016 18:01 IST

    RBI Grade B exam 2016 is scheduled to be held on 4th September 2016. Here the banking team of Jagran josh is providing important GK facts for RBI Grade B exam 2016 that will be useful for the candidates appearing for the exam. Candidates must go through the below facts and strengthen their last minute preparation.

    1) Organisation that released the India Development Update 2016: Financing Double-Digit Growth- World Bank

    2) The 3rd century archaeological site called Mahasthangarh in Bogra that was selected to function as the SAARC cultural capital in 2016 lies in - Bangladesh

    3) India on 27 June 2016 became the 35th full member of - the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR)

    4) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released the “Payment and Settlement Systems in India: Vision-2018” that aims at building a “less-cash” society by encouraging greater use of - Electronic payments by all sections

    5) Prime Minister Narendra Modi in June 2016 launched Projects under the Smart Cities Mission in Pune for- 20 Smart Cities

    6) He headed the 7th Pay Commission whose recommendations were approved by the Union Cabinet - Justice AK Mathur

    7) The position of the India in the Human Capital Report 2016 is - 105th

    8) The country that ranked 1st in the Human Capital Report 2016 is - Finland

    9) NS Vishwanathan has been recently appointed as the Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India. He will succeed - Harun R Khan

    10) The theme for the 10th National statistics day that was celebrated on 29 June 2016 - Agriculture and Farmers' Welfare

    11) The technology to be studied by the Reserve Bank of India to reduce the use of paper currency is - Blockchain

    12) The Indian who has been posthumously conferred the Bharat Gaurav Award in London recently is - Neerja Bhanot

    13) The Reserve Bank of India on 1 July 2016 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on “Supervisory Cooperation and Exchange of Supervisory Information” with - National Bank of Cambodia (NBC)

    14) World Bank on 1 July 2016 released the Logistics Performance Index 2016 titled - ‘Connecting to compete: 2016: Trade Logistics in the Global Economy’

    15) India’s rank in Logistics Performance Index 2016 released by the World Bank is - 35

    16) The country that topped the Logistics Performance Index 2016 released by the World Bank – Germany

    17) The Gujarati writer who was conferred with the 51st Jnanpith Award by President Pranab Mukherjee on 11 July 2016 is - Dr. Raghuveer Chaudhari

    18) The Indian film director who was appointed as the UN Women’s Advocate for Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment in India is - Aishwaryaa Rajinikanth Dhanush

    19) The Indian wrestler whose bronze medal from the 2012 London Olympics was upgraded to silver is - Yogeshwar Dutt

    20) As per RBI’s Annual Report 2015-16, the Indian economy is likely to expand by what percent in 2016-17 - 7.6 percent

    21) Highest-ranked Indian company in the Forbes list of The World's Most Innovative Companies 2016- Asian Paints

    22) Company that topped the Forbes list of The World's Most Innovative Companies 2016- Tesla Motors

    23) Union Government launched ‘Sugamaya Pustakalaya’ online library to serve – Persons with print disabilities

    24) He was appointed as the head of the task force by the Union Government to study the structure of organised Group A Central services – T Jacob

    25) Author awarded with the prestigious 25th Vyas Samman 2015 is - Sunita Jain

    26) The person who was appointed as the 24th governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) - Dr. Urjit R Patel

    27) The Indian actor chosen for the prestigious Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et Lettres (Knight in the National Order Arts and Letters) is - Kamal Haasan

    28) The country that topped the medal table at the 2016 Summer Olympics recently concluded in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is - The United States

    29) The state that launched India’s first comprehensive Crime Criminal Tracking Network System is – Maharashtra

    30) This entity that was incorporated as the first PSU under the Department of Posts is - India Post Payments Bank Limited

    31) This web portal was launched by the Union Government for e-bidding and e-reverse auction for Tariff Based Competitive Bidding (TBCB) in transmission projects - e-Trans

    32) India’s first BIO-CNG plant was inaugurated in – Pune

    33) Union Bank of India (UBI) launched an Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) based mobile app named - *99# Mobile Application

    34) The first state to ratify the Constitution (122nd Amendment) (GST) Bill, 2014 is - Assam

    35) The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 that was passed by Rajya Sabha increases the availability of the maternity benefit by how many weeks from the date of expected delivery – Eight

    36) Indian music composer who honoured the legendary carnatic vocalist MS Subbulakshmi at the United Nations on 15 August  at the United Nations General Assembly is - AR Rahman

    37) The American swimmer who set a new world record to win gold in the women's 400 metres freestyle at the Rio Olympics is - Katie Ledecky

    38) The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, 2014 is also known as - Constitution (122nd Amendment) Bill

    39) The portal launched by the Reserve Bank of India to check illegal money collection is - Sachet

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