GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 411

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Which word was declared as the word of the year by Oxford Dictionary?
    A)Gaslighting
    B)Poisonous
    C)Toxic
    D)Incel
    E)Disastrous
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Oxford Dictionary has declared the adjective “toxic” as the word of the year for what it says reflects the ethos, mood, or preoccupations in 2018.
  2. Recently,PM Narendra Modi announced to rename which railway station after MG Ramachandran?
    A)Mangalore
    B)Chennai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Bangalore
    E)Hyderabad
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced that the Chennai Central Railway station will be renamed after former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister MG Ramachandran .
  3. The 6th Indian Social Work Congress was held in which city?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Lucknow
    C)Pune
    D)Mumbai
    E)Bengalore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The 6th Indian Social Work Congress was held in NewDelhi.The theme is “Human Development and Social Inclusion:Imperatives for Social Work Education and Practice”.
  4. How many angular bleed lines are present on Rs 200 bank note for visually impaired?
    A) 5
    B) 6
    C) 7
    D) 4
    E) 8
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Intaglio or raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem, raised Identification mark H with micro-text ₹ 200, four angular bleed lines with two circles in between the lines both on the right and left sides (For visually impaired)
  5. Recently,Ananth Narayanan stepped down from his post of Chief Executive.He was the former Chief Executive of which company’s arms ?
    A)Ebay
    B)Amazon
    C)Flipkart
    D)Snapdeal
    E)Snapdeal
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Chief Executive of Flipkart Group’s etail portals Myntra and Jabong,Ananth Narayanan, has stepped down from the post.
  6. “IMBEX 2018-19” is a military exercise between India and which country?
    A)Nepal
    B)Bhutan
    C)Myanmar
    D)China
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The second India-Myanmar bilateral Army exercise “IMBEX 2018-19” commenced at Chandimandir military station near Chandigarh.
  7. Which country won their first ever Asian Cup Title?
    A)Japan
    B)India
    C)Qatar
    D)Indonesia
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Qatar won its first major soccer title by beating four-time champion Japan 3-1 in the Asian Cup Final, completing an improbable run to glory for the Gulf nation as it prepares to host the 2022 World Cup.
  8. Which team has topped the list in the latest ICC Test Team rankings?
    A)England
    B)Australia
    C)India
    D)South Africa
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India have retained their no.1 spot in the updated ICC Test Team rankings, released on 14th January 2019. Following their 2-1 victory over Australia in the four-Test match series, India are leading the list with 116 points.
  9. Which of the following is not a part of the credit hierarchy in India?
    A) Scheduled commercial banks
    B) Cooperative banks
    C) Money lenders
    D) All of these
    E) None of these
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Banks and Financial Institutions which are permitted by RBI ti give loans com under credit hierarchy
  10. The government has constituted a committee under the CEA to explore prepaid payments by state electricity distribution companies to power plants.What is “A” in CEA?
    A)Authentication
    B)Authority
    C)Adverse
    D)Addicted
    E)Added
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The government has constituted a committee under the Central Electricity Authority(CEA) to explore prepaid payments by state electricity distribution companies to power plants. It was recommended by panel of PK Sinha.
  11. Which state became the first state to implement the 10 percent reservation for economically weaker sections of the general category?
    A)Haryana
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Gujarat
    E)Haryana
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Gujarat has become the first state to implement the 10 percent reservation for economically weaker sections of the general category.
  12. What is the capital of Estonia?
    A)Rome
    B)Tallinn
    C)Bishkek
    D)Kiev
    E)Jakarta
    View Answer
    Option B

  13. How much hike was made by the government for the sports budget for the financial year 2019-20?
    A)Rs 190.20 cr
    B)Rs 195.80 cr
    C)Rs 200.10 cr
    D)Rs 214.20 cr
    E) Rs 220.11 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The government hiked the sports budget by Rs 214.20 crore for the financial year 2019-20, which also includes an increase of Rs 55 crore in funds for the Sports Authority of India.
  14. Which day is observed as Janaushadhi Diwas?
    A)March 10
    B)March 5
    C)March 7
    D)March 8
    E)March 11
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Janaushadhi Diwas celebrated across the country on 7 March. PM Narendra Modi addressed five thousand Janaushadhi stores across the country through video-conferencing on the occasion. He also interacted with owners of Janaushadhi Kendras and beneficiaries of the scheme. More than five thousand 50 Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana Kendras, PMBJP, are functional in 652 districts.
  15. India has signed agreement with which country to establish marine surveillance centres in India?
    A)Japan
    B)Russia
    C)USA
    D)France
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    French Space Agency,CNES signed an agreement with the ISRO to set up a maritime surveillance centre in the country.
  16. State-owned NBCC said it will construct an ayurveda and naturopathy hospital in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Goa
    C)Telangana
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    State-owned NBCC said it will construct an ayurveda and naturopathy hospital in Goa at a cost of Rs 267.81 crore. A memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of AYUSH has been signed in this regard.
  17. Where is the HQ of Central Statistics Office?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chennai
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C

  18. How much loan have been approved by Korea EXIM Bank for Visakhapatnam Metro Rail project?
    A)Rs 3600 cr
    B)Rs 3500 cr
    C)Rs 4100 cr
    D)Rs 4000 cr
    E) Rs 4400 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Korea Exim Bank has come forward to extend a Rs 4100 crore loan for Visakhapatnam Metro Rail project.
  19. Recently,the government revised the economic growth rate to how much percent for 2017-18 from the 6.7 percent estimated earlier?
    A)7.0%
    B)7.5%
    C)7.2%
    D)7.1%
    E)7.7%
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The government revised the economic growth rate upwards to 7.2 percent for 2017-18 from the 6.7 percent estimated earlier
  20. Recently,which former Planning Commission member and ex director of IIMC passed away?
    A)Aruna Asaf
    B)Mrinal Chatterjee
    C)VK Malhotra
    D)Hiten Bhaya
    E) Rishi Kumar Shukla
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former Planning Commission member and ex director of IIMC Hiten Bhaya passed away at his residence in south Delhi’s Vasant Kunj. She was 98.

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