GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 400

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Which country’s president has been elected chairman of the African Union at the continental body’s summit in Ethiopia?
    A)Macedonia
    B)Australia
    C)Ukraine
    D)Egypt
    E)Singapore
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi has been elected chairman of the African Union at the continental body’s summit in Ethiopia.
  2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National Cancer Insititute in which state?
    A)West Bengal
    B)Maharshtra
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Haryana
    E)Gujarat
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the National Cancer Insititute at Badhsa,Jhajjar,Haryana,from Kurushetra through video conferencing.
  3. Where is the HQ of SIDBI?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

  4. What is the term called for a market structure in which only a few sellers offer similar or identical products? (asked in IBPS PO Mains 2017)
    A) Offshore
    B) Libor
    C) Monopoly
    D) Oligopoly
    E) Microeconomics
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Oligopoly is a market structure in which a small number of firms has the large majority of market share. An oligopoly is similar to a monopoly, except that rather than one firm, two or more firms dominate the market.
  5. The GST Council lowered the tax on under construction residential properties to how much percent?
    A)12%
    B)22%
    C)5%
    D)28%
    E)10%
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The GST Council lowered the tax on under construction residential properties to 5 percent from 12 per cent to boost the realty sector.
  6. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National War Memorial in which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National War Memorial and slammed the previous governments for delaying the project to honour India’s bravehearts. PM Modi paid his tribute to the brave soldiers, who lost their lives in Pulwama terror attack and all those bravehearts who have sacrificed their lives for protecting India.
  7. Which state has become the first state in the country to have raise a special dog squad to detect liquor consignment.?
    A)Haryana
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Bihar
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Rajasthan
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Bihar has become the first state in the country to have raise a special dog squad to detect liquor consignment.. As many as 20 liquor-tracker dogs which were imparted training for nine months in Hyderabad have been deployed in nine police ranges in the state.
  8. The 16th edition of BioAsia will be held in which city/UT?
    A)Lucknow
    B)New Delhi
    C)Ahmedabad
    D)Hyderabad
    E)Indore
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 16th edition of BioAsia, an annual flagship International healthcare and technology convention of the Government of Telangana, organised in partnership with the Government of India, held at Hyderabad International Convention Centre.
  9. 14th Agricultural Science Congress held in which city/UT?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Lucknow
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    14th Agricultural Science Congress organized by the National Academy of Agricultural Science(NAAS) in association with the Indian Agricultural Research Institute and ICAR held in New Delhi on the theme “Innovations for Agricultural Transformation”.
  10. How much initial corpus has been set up by World bank,UN Women and SIDBI for the Women’s Livelihood Bonds(WLBs)?
    A)Rs 100 cr
    B)Rs 300 cr
    C)Rs 200 cr
    D)Rs 250 cr
    E) Rs 150 cr
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    World bank,UN Women and SIDBI have joined hands to launch a new social impact bonds exclusively for women, called Women’s Livelihood Bonds(WLBs), with an initial corpus of Rs 300 crore.
  11. Ashraf Ghani flagged off the Afghan Cargo from western Nimroz province that will be exported to India through Chabahar Port.Where is Chabahar Port located?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)India
    C)Iran
    D)Pakistan
    E)Bangladesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani flagged off the Afghan Cargo from western Nimroz province that will be exported to India through Chabahar Port in Iran which was inaugurated in 2017. Addressing the event, Ghani said that the opening of Chabahar route will increase Afghanistan’s export from US $1 billion to US $2 billion in the next year.
  12. What is the metric that measures the average number of days the company takes to payoff outstanding bills known as?
    A) Accounts payable turnover
    B) Financial accounting
    C) Days payable outstanding
    D) Quick ratio
    E) Asset Coverage Ratio
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Days payable outstanding (DPO) is an efficiency ratio that measures the average number of days a company takes to pay its suppliers.
  13. Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a giant Bhagavad Gita,running into 670 pages and weighing 800 kg in which city/UT?
    A)Gurgaon
    B)Lucknow
    C)Chandigarh
    D)New Delhi
    E) Jaipur
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a giant Bhagavad Gita,running into 670 pages and weighing 800 kg,at the ISKCON temple in New Delhi.
  14. Which state CM launched a helpline”1905” for quick redressal of public complaints?
    A)Uttrakhand
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Haryana
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Uttarakhand CM Trivendra Singh Rawat launched a helpline at the IT Park in Dehradun for quick redressal of public complaints
  15. Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated Dharampada Samvad Skill Saathi Youth Conclave in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Bhubaneshwar
    D)Gangtok
    E)Darjeeling
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated Nua Odisha, Dharampada Samvad Skill Saathi Youth Conclave in Bhubaneshwar.
  16. Which bank has tied up with germany’s KfW Development Bank for funding of USD 113 million to refinance solar projects?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)SBI
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Canara Bank
    E)Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    State-run Bank of Baroda has tied up with germany’s KfW Development Bank for funding of USD 113 million to refinance solar projects.
  17. Which country’s space agency recently lost touch with the first mini spacecraft “MarCO CubeSats”?
    A)Russia
    B)UK
    C)India
    D)USA
    E)China
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    NASA has lost touch with the first mini spacecraft that ventured into deep space, according to the US space agency which said that it is unlikely the twin CubeSats will be heard from again.The MarCO CubeSats were launched last year to test if such low-cost technology can operate in deep space.
  18. Recently,which country has declared a national state of emergency, dismissed the federal government and sacked all state governors?
    A)Ethiopia
    B)Sudan
    C)Zimbabwe
    D)Venezuela
    E)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has declared a national state of emergency, dismissed the federal government and sacked all state governors. In the address, Mr Bashir asked parliament to postpone constitutional amendments that would allow him to run for another term.
  19. When is World Sick day observed?
    A)11 Feb
    B)10 Feb
    C)9 Feb
    D)12 Feb
    E) 14 Feb
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The World Day of the Sick is a feast day of theRoman Catholic Church which was instituted on 13 May 1992 by Pope JohnPaul II.
  20. Recently,goalkeeper Gordon Banks passed away.He was the former player of which country?
    A)England
    B)Belgium
    C)Australia
    D)Brazil
    E)Belgium
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    England football great,goalkeeper Gordon Banks, whose safe pair of hands helped the Three Lions to their only World Cup final victory in 1966, has passed away at the age of 81

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