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RBI Grade B Current Affairs 2022: Check Answers


RBI Grade B Current Affairs 2022: The Reserve Bank of India conducts Grade B examination to recruit officers in Grade B. The different posts that are available in RBI Grade B are General, Department of Economic and Policy Research (DEPR), and Department of Statistics and Information Management. The RBI has announced that there will be a total vacancy of 294.

The RBI Grade B exam is divided into three stages. The current affairs is included in the Phase I General Awareness (GA) section. The current affairs section is one of the hardest sections because of the vastness of its syllabus. Candidates need to give extra attention to this section. This article has sets of questions and answers which are normally asked in the exam. Continue to read the article to know more.

RBI Grade B 2022 Exam Overview

The current affairs section’s syllabus is vast and candidates can get overwhelmed in the preparation stage. But before going into the details, it is important to have an idea of the exam pattern. An overview of the exam is given in the table below:

Conducting BodyReserve Bank of India (RBI)
Exam Name RBI Grade B Examination
Mode of Application ProcessOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Selection Process StagesPhase I (Objective)
Phase II (Descriptive)
Phase III (Interview)
Exam LanguageHindi and English
Application FeeGeneral – Rs.850
SC/ST/PwD – Rs.100
Official Websiterbi.org.in 

RBI Grade B Current Affairs Topic and Weightage

The RBI Grade B exam is divided into three stages. The current affairs falls under the General Awareness section which is included in the first stage or phase I. The GK section has more weightage in phase I compared to the other three sections. Candidates need to keep in mind that there is a negative marking of 0.25 mark for every wrong attempt. A sectional overview of phase I is given in the table below:

SectionsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
General Awareness8080
Quantitative Aptitude3030
English Language3030
General Reasoning6060

Some of the topics which falls under the current affairs section for RBI Grade B Exam are as follows:

  • Person in news
  • International news
  • National news
  • Awards and Honours
  • Book and Authors
  • Banking awareness
  • Government Programmes and Policies

RBI Grade B Current Affairs 2022 Questions and Answers

Candidates who are interested in applying for RBI Grade B exam can find current affairs questions and answers below. These questions are normally asked in the actual RBI exam. Candidates can find this helpful and will give them a boost in their preparation.

1. What is the name of the highway tunnel built under the Rohtang Pass in the eastern Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas on the Leh-Manali Highway in Himachal Pradesh, India?

Answer: Atal Tunnel

2. Where will the 2034 Asian Games take place?

Answer: Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

3. Which is the vast wildlife reserve near the town of Sawai Madhopur in Rajasthan?.

Answer: Ranthambore National Park

4. Who has been chosen as the next Director-General of the World Trade Organisation?

Answer: Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

5. India’s first Sand Dune Park is all set to come up on the beaches of _____________.

Answer: Morjim in North Goa

6. Who inaugurated a first of its kind ‘Fire Park’, to educate and bring awareness on basic fire safety measures among the people, particularly the students?

Answer: Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik

7. Who has been appointed as the first Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the newly-created ‘The World Health Organisation (WHO) Foundation’.?

Answer: Anil Soni

8. Study and practice of crafting representations of the Earth upon a flat surface is known as?

Answer: Cartography

9. Which is the only global treaty that focuses specifically on wetlands?

Answer: The Ramsar Convention

10. The Banking Ombudsman Scheme is introduced under which section of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 by RBI?

Answer: Section 35 A

11. Who was the first order-maker on Amazon who ordered a book called, Fluid Concepts And Creative Analogies by Douglas Hofstadter?

Answer: John Wainwright

12. Which Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways who laid the foundation stone for the first-ever multi-modal logistic park of India, at Jogighopa, in Bongaigaon district of Assam?

Answer: Nitin Gadkari

13. What is the minimum amount to be remitted through RTGS?

Answer: Rs. 2,00,000

14, You can claim a deduction of Rs 1.5 lakh your total income under which section?

Answer: Section 80C

Practice RBI Grade B Phase – I Exam Questions

15. Which is the  fluctuating salt lake known for its size and depth situated in the Rupshu Plateau and valley in the southern part of Ladakh in India?

Answer: The Tso Kar or Tsho Kar Lake

16. The full form of CRA is?

Answer: Credit Rating Agency

17. Who was the biggest gainer from the pack as its market valuation jumped Rs 1,13,516.92 crore to Rs 8,79,735.51 crore?

Answer: HDFC Bank

18. India’s Credit-to-GDP ratio is?

Answer: 56 percent

19. Who ranks first among Indian PSUs in Forbes World’s Best Employer 2020?

Answer: NTPC

20. The Government of India will spend how much for post-matric scholarships to Scheduled Caste students, for the next six years?

Answer: Rs. 35,219 crores

21. Which athlete from India secured the fourth position in the Dhaka Marathon 2021.?

Answer: Jigmet Dolma

22. The Spices Board has set an ambitious target of achieving an export value of?

Answer: $5 billion by 2025 and $10 billion by 2030

23. Whose first novel was The Circle of Reason (1986)?

Answer: Amitav Ghosh

24. Which state retained its first position in the Major States category in NITI Aayog Releases India Innovation Index 2.0?

Answer: Karnataka

25. Goa Shipyard Limited (GSL) launched the fifth and last of the five offshore patrol vessels (OPVs) being built for the Indian Coast Guard. What is the name of the vessel?

Answer:  ICGS Saksham

26. When is International Tea Day observed globally on the recommendation of India?

Answer 21st May

27. Which country joined the International Monetary Fund (IMF), to become its 190th member?

Answer: Andorra

28. Who is the American economist serving as the United States secretary of the treasury since January 26, 2021?

Answer: Janet Louise Yellen

31. When is Parakram Divas celebrated every year?

Answer: 23rd December

32. IPL 2021 second most expensive player name?

Answer: Kyle Jamieson

33. What are short-term bills issued by the Central Government to meet its immediate cash needs?

Answer: Cash Management Bills (CMBs)

34. As per Global Climate Risk Report Index 2021, India has been rRanked?

Answer: 7th

35. Which Sustainable Development Goal achieves gender equality and empowers all women and girls?

Answer: Sustainable Development Goal 5

RBI Grade B Current Affairs 2022 Best Books

The General Awareness and Current Affairs section is vast and candidates have a hard time to choose which book to study from. This article has provided a list of books from which candidates can prepare from and is recommended by subject experts and previous years’ toppers. However, candidates are advised to refer to one or two books and not all of them as there will not be enough time to study from them all.

The list of books are as follows:

Banking Awareness for SBI and IBPS Bank Clerk/PO/RBI Exams/RRBDisha Experts
Banking AwarenessArihant Experts
Manorama Yearbook (latest edition)Malayala Manorama
Lucent’s General KnowledgeDr Binay Karna
Monthly magazines
Kurukshetra Magazine

RBI Grade B Current Affairs 2022 Preparation Tips

The RBI Grade B Current Affairs section can be challenging and candidates find this section the hardest during the preparation stage. Candidates need to be up to date with the banking sector and also events happening around the globe. Due to this, the current affairs section can be overwhelming. 

Given below are some tips for preparing RBI Grade B Current Affairs 2022 so that candidates are confident in the actual exam and do not face challenges in the preparation stage.

  • Read the newspaper everyday to be up to date with the latest news.
  • Be up to date with the latest news about the banking sector.
  • Browse through the internet for at least one hour everyday to be updated.
  • Talk to family and friends about recent developments in the world of politics, banking, and culture.
  • Make it a habit to read books with useful information.
  • Embibe has mock tests which will improve candidates’ understanding of current affairs RBI Grade B questions. Candidates can click the link here to access the mock test.

FAQs on RBI Grade B Current Affairs 2022

Candidates can check frequently asked questions on RBI Grade B Current Affairs 2022 below:

Q: How many questions are asked in the General Awareness section of the RBI Grade B exam?

A: The General Awareness section consists of 80 questions and maximum marks of 80.

Q: What are the best books to study for RBI Grade B Current Affairs 2022?

A: Some of the best books to study for RBI Grade B Current Affairs 2022 are Banking Awareness by Arihant Experts and Banking Awareness for SBI and IBPS Bank Clerk/PO/RBI Exams/RRB by Disha Experts. Candidates can check the complete list of books in this article.

Q: How many sections are there in the RBI Grade B Phase I exam?

A: There are a total of 4 sections in the RBI Grade B Phase I exam. The sections are as follows:

  • General Awareness
  • General Reasoning
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Language

Q: Is there negative marking in the RBI Grade B exam?

A: Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 mark for every wrong attempt.

Q: How many stages are there in the selection process of the RBI Grade B exam?

A: There are a total of 3 stages in the selection process of the RBI Grade B exam. They are as follows:

  • 1st Stage: Objective
  • 2nd Stage: Descriptive
  • 3rd Stage: Interview

Related Links

RBI Grade B Notification 2022 RBI Grade B Recruitment 2022 
RBI Grade B Application Form 2022 RBI GRADE B PHASE 1 

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