GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 401

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a new park which houses the replicas of seven wonders of the world in which state/UT?
    A)Odisha
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Telangana
    D)New Delhi
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated a new park which houses the replicas of seven wonders of the world at sarai Kale khan in New Delhi.
  2. ISSF World Cup 2019 began in which city/UT?
    A)Gangtok
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    As the ISSF World Cup begins at the Karni Singh Shooting Range in Delhi Indian shooters will be targeting the Olympic quotas available at the prestigious event.
  3. Which country recently launched its first messaging application “Bizbarde”?
    A)South Africa
    B)Afghanistan
    C)Turkmenistan
    D)Ukraine
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The repressive central Asian nation of Turkmenistan, where the likes of Facebook and Whatsapp are banned launched its first messaging application “BizBarde”.
  4. Who will head the task force which was constituted by RBI to examine issues related to offshore rupee markets?
    A)Mahesh Kumar Jain
    B)Viral Acharya
    C)Subramanian Swamy
    D)Usha Thorat
    E) Vikas Chaturvedi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The RBI announced a task force headed by its former deputy governor Usha Thorat to examine issues related to offshore rupee markets and recommend policy measures to ensure stability of the external value of the domestic currency.
  5. On which river,is India’s longest rail road Bogibeel bridge constructed?
    A)Yamuna
    B)Brahmaputra
    C)Narmada
    D)Ganga
    E)Satluj
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s longest rail road Bogibeel bridge, which is expected to reduce the distance between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh by around 700 kilometers, and the travel time from 24 hours to merely five hours. The overpass is a combined road and rail bridge over the River Brahmaputra.
  6. What is the metric that measures how long a firm will be deprived of cash if it increases its investment in resources in order to expand customer sales known as?
    A) Quick ratio
    B) Accounts payable turnover
    C) Days payable outstanding
    D) Cash conversion cycle
    E) Financial accounting
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    In management accounting, the Cash conversion cycle (CCC) measures how long a firm will be deprived of cash if it increases its investment in resources in order to expand customer sales. It is thus a measure of the liquidity risk entailed by growth.
  7. The International Conference and Exhibition on Energy and Environment-Challenges and Opportunities(ENCO-2019) was held in which state/UT?
    A)Madhya Pradesh
    B)New Delhi
    C)Gujarat
    D)Odisha
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The International Conference and Exhibition on Energy and Environment-Challenges and Opportunities(ENCO-2019) held in New Delhi.
  8. Who was appointed as the Non executive chairman of Bank of Baroda?
    A)Mukesh Kumar Jain
    B)Dinesh Mahajan
    C)PS Jayakumar
    D)Hasmukh Adhia
    E) Rana Kapoor
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former Finance Secretary Hasmukh Adhia has been appointed as the Non executive chairman of Bank of Baroda.Adhia is an Indian Administrative Service (lAS) officer of the 1981 batch belonging to Gujarat who served as Finance Secretary and Revenue Secretary.
  9. Which country launched its first privately funded moon lander from Florida in the US, becoming only the 4th nation to make a landing on the lunar surface?
    A)Israel
    B)Iran
    C)India
    D)France
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Israel successfully launched its first privately funded moon lander from Florida in the US, becoming only the 4th nation to make a landing on the lunar surface.
  10. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the 5th meeting of the Island Development Agency in which state/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Karnataka
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the 5th meeting of the Island Development Agency.
  11. Government think tank NITI Aayog partnered with which company to develop creative skills and spread digital literacy among school children in India?
    A)HCL
    B)TCS
    C)Adobe
    D)IBM
    E)Infosys
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Government think tank NITI Aayog partnered with software major Adobe to develop creative skills and spread digital literacy among school children in India.
  12. Where is Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research situated?
    A) Nashik
    B) Mumbai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Gurugram
    E) Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Mumbai
    Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai is an advanced research institution established by The Reserve Bank of India in 1987 on the occasion of its golden jubilee. The Institute’s mission is to carry out research on developmental issues from a multi-disciplinary point of view. It has one of the largest Social Sciences libraries in Asia. The institute has an M.Phil./Ph.D. programme in Development Studies and also an MSc programme in Economics.
  13. Who was conferred the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize ?
    A)Ram nath Kovind
    B)Smriti Irani
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Arun Jaitley
    E) Biplab Dev
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize on his visit to South Korea. PM Modi was selected after candidates proposed over 1300 nominators from around the world. Former United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan was the recipient of the honour in 1999.
  14. Where is the HQ of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank?
    A)Rome
    B)Tokyo
    C)Beijing
    D)New York
    E)Abu Dhabi
    View Answer
    Option C

  15. Recently,India decided to stop stop the flow of its share of water from the three eastern rivers to which country?
    A)China
    B)Nepal
    C)Pakistan
    D)Iran
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    After withdrawing the most favoured nation status and slamming a 200 percent import duty,India decided to stop the flow of its share of water from the three eastern rivers –the Beas,Ravi and the Sutlej to Pakistan.
  16. A month long “Festival Of India” began in which city?
    A)Beijing
    B)Thimphu
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kathmandu
    E)Colombo
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    A month long “Festival Of India” began in kathmandu with the objective of familiarising the new generation of Nepal about the similarities between the Himalayan nation and India.
  17. The 46th meeting OIC’s Council of Foreign Ministers held in which city/UT?
    A)Abu Dhabi
    B)Bishkek
    C)Paris
    D)Rome
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj attended the inaugural plenary session of the 46th meeting OIC’s Council of Foreign Ministers in Abu Dhabi.
  18. Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi in which country?
    A)Nepal
    B)China
    C)South Korea
    D)UAE
    E)US
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the bust of Mahatma Gandhi in South Korea’s premier Yonsei University and said the occasion assumes greater significance in light of Gandhi’s 150th birth anniversary.
  19. Where is the HQ of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation(OIC)?
    A)Tehran
    B)Bishkek
    C)Abu Dhabi
    D)Jeddah
    E)Dhaka
    View Answer
    Option D

  20. Recently, Zhores I Alferov passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Writer
    C)Actor
    D)Scientist
    E)Dancer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Russian Scientist Zhores I Alferov who won the Nobel Prize in physics for his work in semiconductor and laser technologies passed away at the age of 88 in St. Petersburg.

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