GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 409

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Where is Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) situated?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Mangalore
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Bhopal
    E) Lucknow
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Institute for Development & Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) is a unique institution exclusively focused on Banking Technology. Established by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in 1996, the Institution works at the intersection of Banking and Technology. It is located in Hyderabad, India.
  2. According to World Steel Association, which country has replaced Japan as world’s second largest steel producing country?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)USA
    E)Japan
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    India has replaced Japan as world’s second largest steel producing country, while China is the largest producer of crude steel accounting for more than 51 percent of production, according to World Steel Association.
  3. A Bilateral meeting between India and Germany 3rd Indo German Environment Forum held in which state/UT?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)New Delhi
    D)Odisha
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    A Bilateral meeting between India and Germany 3rd Indo German Environment Forum held in New Delhi. The outcomes of discussion made in Indo-German Working Group held in Delhi on 6th February 2019 taken up to higher alliance discussed in the forum.
  4. How much amount was allocated to the Credit Linked Capital Subsidy and Technology Up Gradation Scheme?
    A)Rs 2900 cr
    B)Rs 3000 cr
    C)Rs 2800 cr
    D)Rs 2500 cr
    E) Rs 2250 cr
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the Credit Linked Capital Subsidy and Technology Up Gradation Scheme with a total outlay of 2900 crore rupees.
  5. According to Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi. GST on Haj has been reduced from 18 percent to how much percent?
    A)10
    B)12
    C)5
    D)7
    E)11
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that GST on Haj has been reduced from 18 percent to 5 percent and this will significantly lower the air fare thus saving Haj pilgrims’ 113 crore rupees this year.
  6. India’s first Geographical Indication Store is to be opened in which state?
    A)Uttrakhand
    B)Kerala
    C)Goa
    D)Karnataka
    E)Haryana
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Union Civil Aviation minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated India’s first Geographical Indication Store at Goa International Airport in Dabolim.
  7. The 38th “Cobra Gold exercise began in which country?
    A)USA
    B)Singapore
    C)India
    D)Thailand
    E)Belgium
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    One of the world’s largest and longest running international military exercise “Cobra Gold “ exercise began in Thailand.
  8. Where is the HQ of Indian Council of Agricultural Research?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Telangana
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    Option D

  9. India’s first Centre for Textiles Trends Forecasting to be set up in which state/UT?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Delhi
    D)Odisha
    E)Rajasthan
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    In keeping with its status as a major textiles market as well as exporter, India will soon have its Centre for textiles Trends Forecasting to be set up in Delhi.
  10. Which state CM launched “Jiban Sampark” Project in partnership with UNICEF India?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Kerala
    C)Karnataka
    D)Odisha
    E)Haryana
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik announced “Jiban Sampark” project in partnership with UNICEF India to generate awareness about the development and welfare initiatives of state government among the Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups of the state
  11. Where is the HQ of International Cricket Council?
    A)Paris
    B)London
    C)New York
    D)Dubai
    E)Singapore
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    Option D

  12. Who has been awarded “Oscat”by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals(PETA)?
    A)James Cameron
    B)Christopher Nolan
    C)Martin Scorsese
    D)Bradley Cooper
    E)Siddhartha Lal
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Bradley Cooper has been awarded “Oscat” by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals(PETA)
  13. Which digital currency was launched by the central banks of the UAE and Saudi Arabia?
    A)Riyal
    B)Aux
    C)Aber
    D)Ayan
    E)Eyaz
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The central banks of the UAE and Saudi Arabia have launched a common digital currency called “Aber”, which will be used in financial settlements between the two countries through Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers technologies.
  14. What is the currency of Macedonia?
    A)Denar
    B)Rupee
    C)Krone
    D) Won
    E)Riel
    View Answer
    Option A

  15. In which state, country’s second tulip garden will be built?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Telangana
    C)Uttrakhand
    D)Haryana
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The government of Uttarakhand has obtained the permission to develop the tulip garden over 50 hectares of forest land in Pithoragarh district at a cost of Rs 50 crore. It will be the 2nd Tulip garden in the country after the one located in Srinagar of Jammu and Kashmir.
  16. Who has won the first prize in the Republic Day Parade for its Kisan Gandhi theme?
    A)ISRO
    B)DRDO
    C)BHEL
    D)ICAR
    E)NTPC
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The ICAR tableau in the Republic Day Parade has won the first prize for its Kisan Gandhi theme.
  17. Who will head the committee to select managing directors of public sector insurance companies?
    A)Ajay Tyagi
    B)Rahul Dev Vrat
    C)Subash kHuntia
    D)BP Sharma
    E) Jyotiraj Sindhia
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The government has constitute d a seven member panel to select managing directors of public sector insurance companies.The panel would be headed by Banks Board Bureau (BBB) chairman BP Sharma.
  18. Which country’s President recently visited India and hold talks with Indian PM Narendra Modi?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Maldives
    C)Nepal
    D)China
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Maldives new President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih arrived in New Delhi on a three-day state visit during which he will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi aimed at strengthening bilateral ties.
  19. What is the study of how the allocation of resources affects economic well being called?
    A) Supply Side Economics
    B) Welfare Economics
    C) Microeconomics
    D) Market Economy
    E) Macroeconomics
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Welfare economics is a branch of economics that uses microeconomic techniques to evaluate well-being (welfare) at the aggregate (economy-wide) level.
  20. Recently, Manfred Eigen passed away. He was related to which profession?
    A)Director
    B)Scientist
    C)Poet
    D)Actor
    E)Literaturer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    German Scientist Manfred Eigen, who jointly won the 1967 Nobel Prize for Chemistry, passed away aged 91

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