GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 412

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Where is the HQ of Archaeological Survey of India?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Bhopal
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    Option C

  2. Which city’s court became the first in india to start e-payment facility?
    A)Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)Lucknow
    E)Kolkata
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    To bring transparency to cash transactions, the Pune district administration is starting an e-payment facility in the Shivajinager district and sessions court.
  3. Three Journalists M Gunasekaran, Sandhya Ravishankar and Vijay Kumar S won Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award.They all hailed from which state?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Karnataka
    C)Kerala
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Telangana
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Three Journalists from Tamil Nadu win, this year, the Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism Award that includes News18 Tamilnadu’s Chief Editor M Gunasekaran, Freelance Journalist Sandhya Ravishankar for her contribution to The Wire and Vijay Kumar S from The Hindu for his Investigative reporting on Gutka Scam.
  4. Which government has imposed a ban on the sale and use of plastics products in the Union Territory from March 1?
    A)Lakshadweep
    B)Puducherry
    C)Daman and Diu
    D)Chandigarh
    E)Goa
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Puducherry government has imposed a ban on the sale and use of plastics products in the Union Territory from March 1.
  5. Which state has rolled out Online Open Learning training platform KOOL?
    A)Kerala
    B)Karnataka
    C)Tamil Nadu
    D)Odisha
    E)Telangana
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Kerala Infrastructure and Technology For Education(KITE) has rolled out KOOL, its Online Open Learning training platform. The platform can be used to train teachers, students and the general public.
  6. The autobiography”Listen To Me” is the autobiography of which personality?
    A)Amit Shah
    B)Smriti Irani
    C)Shashi Deshpande
    D)Shashi Tharoor
    E)Narendra Modi
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The just-released autobiography of one of the most celebrated authors of our times, Shashi Deshpande, provides a deep and personal account that elaborates on the shaping of a writers sensibility.Titled “Listen To Me”.
  7. The National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 will be held in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chennai
    E)Kolkata
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Col Rajyavardhan Rathore (Retd) launched the National Youth Parliament Festival 2019 in NewDelhi, thereby beginning the celebration of the National Youth Day 2019.
  8. India and Russia will hold joint military exercise “INDRA 2018”in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Gandhinagar
    C)Jhansi
    D)Panaji
    E)Delhi
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    India and Russia will hold joint military exercises in Jhansi in Uttar Pradesh from November 18.”Exercise Indra 2018”will begin at the Babina Field Firing Ranges.
  9. Online fashion retailer Myntra to merge which company with itself?
    A)TataCliq
    B)Ebay
    C)Jabong
    D)Snapdeal
    E)Flipkart
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Online fashion retailer Myntra said it will completely integrate its sister company Jabong, which will continue to operate as a separate brand.
  10. Which company acquired Artificial Intelligence (AI) and bot development company XOXCO for an undisclosed sum.?
    A)Accenture
    B)Microsoft
    C)Google
    D)TCS
    E)IBM
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Microsoft has announced to acquire a conversational Artificial Intelligence (AI) and bot development company XOXCO for an undisclosed sum.
  11. Which bank has launched Current and Savings Accounts Campaign(CASA) of FY 2018-19 and introduced a new SB scheme “KBL SB-TASC” a specialized product for Trusts/Associates/Societies/Cities?
    A)HDFC Bank
    B)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C)Karnataka Bank
    D)Karur Vyswa Bank
    E)Citi Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Karnataka Bank has launched Current and Savings Accounts Campaign(CASA) of FY 2018-19 and introduced a new SB scheme “KBL SB-TASC” a specialized product for Trusts/Associates/Societies/Cities.
  12. India and Asian Development Bank signed a 105 million dollar loan agreement to continue financing the transmission system upgrades for which state for increased supply of hydropower?
    A)Himachal Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Haryana
    E)Gujarat
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    India and Asian Development Bank signed a 105 million dollar loan agreement to continue financing the transmission system upgrades in Himachal Pradesh for increased supply of hydropower.
  13. Former cricket player John Hastings retired.He belongs to which country from which he played?
    A)England
    B)Australia
    C)SouthAfrica
    D)Zimbabwe
    E)Sri Lanka
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Former Australia all rounder John Hastings has retired from all cricket.
  14. Where is the HQ of Karnataka Bank?
    A)Chennai
    B)Thiruvanathpuram
    C)Mangalore
    D)Bangalore
    E)Goa
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    Option C

  15. Which state topped the medal tally in Khelo india Youth Games 2018?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Sikkim
    C)Maharashtra
    D)West Bengal
    E)Meghalaya
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Maharashtra topped the medal tally with 37 golds at the Khelo India Youth Games in Pune. It has 111 medals in its kitty with 37 gold, 31 silver and 43 bronze. Delhi continued to follow second with 30 gold and Haryana too maintained its third position with 28 gold.
  16. Nongkrem Dance Festival was celebrated in which state recently?
    A)Mizoram
    B)Assam
    C)Sikkim
    D)Meghalaya
    E)Tripura
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Nongkrem Dance Festival, an annual event during which prayers are offered for good harvest, peace, and prosperity of the community was celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm by the inhabitants of the Khasi Hills,Meghalaya.
  17. Recently,government has amalgamated how many RRBs into a single RRB with effect from Jan 1?
    A)2
    B)3
    C)4
    D)7
    E)9
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The government has amalgamated three Regional Rural Banks — Punjab Gramin Bank, Malwa Gramin Bank and Sutlej Gramin Bank — into a single RRB with effect from January 1.
  18. Which organization launched its e-commerce portal recently?
    A)NICL
    B)India Post
    C)SIDBI
    D)NABARD
    E)RBI
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Leveraging its parcel business network,India Post announced the soft launch of its e-commerce portal.
  19. When is National Press Day celebrated?
    A)Nov 16
    B)Nov 20
    C)Nov 10
    D)Nov 17
    E) Nov 15
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    National Press Day is celebrated on Nov 16 to commemorate the establishment of the Press Council of India.
  20. Eminent maestro Guru Banamali Moharana passed away.He used to play which instrument?
    A)Mardal
    B)Flute
    C)Sitar
    D)Tabla
    E)Guitar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Eminent Mardal maestro Guru Banamali Moharana passed away while undergoing treatment at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar.

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