GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 404

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Which state will hold Global Investor Summit 2019 in June 2019?
    A)Haryana
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Himachal Pradesh
    D)Karnataka
    E)Orissa
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said that the state is making all-out efforts to attract investment and is holding a global investor Summit in Dharamsala on June 10 and 11.
  2. According to Second Advance Estimates of National Income,India’s GDP growth projection lowered to how much percent in 2018-19?
    A)7.3%
    B)7.1%
    C)7.5%
    D)7%
    E)7.9%
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    India is estimated to grow at a slower period pace of 7 percent in 2018-19, down from the 7.2 per cent attained during the previous financial year. The growth in GDP during 2018-19 is estimated at 7 per cent as compared to the growth rate of 7.2 per cent in 2017-18.
  3. According to BCG-IBA report-EASE Reforms for PSB measures,which bank ranks highest in implementation of “reforms agenda”?
    A)BOB
    B)IOB
    C)OBC
    D)PNB
    E)BOI
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Fraud-hit PNB has been ranked first among PSBs in the implementation of ‘reforms agenda’, followed by Bank of Baroda and State Bank of India.the BCG-IBA report-EASE Reforms for PSB measures performance of each PSB.
  4. The Union Cabinet approved the proposal for setting up of a Centre for Disability Sports in which city/UT?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Gwalior
    E)Bhopal
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet approved the proposal for setting up of a Centre for Disability Sports at Gwalior.
  5. 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)Tripura
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated Nua Odisha, Dharampada Samvad Skill Saathi Youth Conclave in Bhubaneshwar.
  6. Union Minister Harsh Vardhan launched an anthem as a part of a campaign to make plastic free India by which year?
    A)2030
    B)2020
    C)2025
    D)2022
    E)2023
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Union Minister Harsh Vardhan launched an anthem as a part of a campaign to make plastic free by 2022, and stressed on strengthening plastic waste management and recycling ecosystem in the country.
  7. Micro Units Development & Refinance Agency Ltd. is registered as a company under which of the following acts?
    A) Companies Act, 2013
    B) Companies Act, 1956
    C) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    D) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    E) Export-Import Bank of India Act 1981
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union Budget presented by the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley, for FY 2015-16, announced the formation of MUDRA Bank. Accordingly MUDRA was registered as a Company in March 2015 under the Companies Act 2013 and as a Non Banking Finance Institution with the RBI on 07 April 2015.
  8. Where is the HQ of ASSOCHAM?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C

  9. Union Minister DV Sadananda has inaugurated a centre of the Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET) in which state?
    A)Arunachal Pradesh
    B)Tripura
    C)Sikkim
    D)Assam
    E) Manipur
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Minister DV Sadananda has inaugurated a centre of the Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology (CIPET) in Tripura. The CIPET in Tripura would produce 1500 skilled workers per annum.
  10. Where is National Centre for Finance Education (NCFE) situated?
    A) Gurugram
    B) Nashik
    C) Mumbai
    D) Noida
    E) Jaipur
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The National Centre for Financial Education (NCFE), comprising representatives from all financial sector regulators i.e. Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of rIndia (IRDAI), Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) and National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM), has been set up to implement National Strategy for Financial Education (NSFE), under the guidance of a Technical Group on Financial Inclusion and Financial Literacy of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC), which would cater to all sections of the population in the country.
  11. Which company unveiled India’s first semiconductor chips for 4G/LTE and 5G modems?
    A)IBM
    B)SignalChip
    C)Quora
    D)Mphasis
    E)Infosys
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bengaluru based fabless semiconductor company.Signal Chip unveiled India’s first semiconductor chips for 4G/LTE and 5G modems., which would enable high-speed wireless communication. These chips put India into an elite group of countries that own this widely used fundamental technology.
  12. Train named Samjhauta Express which runs between India and Pakistan links Lahore in Pakistan to _______ in India
    A)Faridkot
    B)Mansa
    C)Attari
    D)Taran Taran
    E)Jalaj
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The train runs between both countries on Mondays and Thursdays. It links Lahore with Attari in Punjab.
    A link train (of Samjhauta Express) ferries passengers from Attari to Delhi.
    Attari, also spelled Atari, is a village of Amritsar District in the Punjab state of India, 3 km from the Indo-Pakistani border at Wagah.
    (Samjhauta Express between India and Pakistan was suspended recently in view of rising tensions between the countries.)
  13. 13th Conference of Parties of the UN Convention on the Conservation of migratory species(CMS) will be held in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Haryana
    C)West Bengal
    D)Gujarat
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The centre announced that the Great IndianBustard(GIB) will be its mascot for the 13th Conference of Parties of the UN Convention on the Conservation of migratory species(CMS) to be held in Gujarat next year.
  14. Recently,the HRD Ministry launched which scheme in collaboration with the National Skill Ministry and Labour and employment Ministry to skill non technical students?
    A)SURYAVIR
    B)SURYA
    C)SHAURYA
    D)SHREYAS
    E)SHRESTH
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    After launching schemes and initiatives to skill students in technical courses, the HRD ministry in collaboration with the National Skill Ministry and Labour and employment Ministry collaboratively launched SHREYAS-Scheme for Higher Education Youth for Apprenticeship and Skills.
  15. India inked MoU with which country for training 1800 civil servants?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Bangladesh
    C)Nepal
    D)Iran
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India and Bangladesh inked 4 MoUs and agreements as new Bangla Foreign Minister A K Abdul Momen met his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj on his maiden trip abroad a little over a month after the re-election of Hasina Government.
  16. Which organization have launched application “iPay”?
    A)RBI
    B)ONGC
    C)IRCTC
    D)NABARD
    E)OICL
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    In a bid to promote digital transactions, the Indian Rail Catering and Tourism Corporation(IRCTC) launched its much awaited payment aggregator system “IRCTC iPay”.
  17. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the DD Arun Prabha Channel in which city?
    A)Kohima
    B)Dispur
    C)Itanagar
    D)Peiling
    E)Darjeeling
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the DD Arun Prabha Channel in Itanagar. It will be a 24×7 satellite television channel and is Doordarshan’s second channel for the north-eastern region, after DD North East.
  18. When is World NGO Day observed?
    A)Feb 25
    B)Feb 24
    C)Feb 28
    D)Feb 27
    E)Feb 20
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    All the individuals and human rights activists celebrated World NGO Day 2019, an international calendar day which is annually observed on February 27.
  19. What was India’s rank according to latest FIFA rankings?
    A)94
    B)100
    C)103
    D)105
    E)90
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Indian football team slipped out of the top 100 in the latest FIFA rankings following their back to back group league defeats during the AFC Asian Cup in the UAE
  20. Recently,Mrinal Sen passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Journalist
    C)Filmmaker
    D)Poet
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Celebrated filmmaker Mrinal Sen passed away due to cardiac arrest at his residence in West Bengal’s Bhowanipore.

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