GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 413

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched the Ujjwala Sanitary Napkin initiative in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Bhubaneshwar
    C)Kolkata
    D)Gorakhpur
    E)Bhopal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launched the Ujjwala Sanitary Napkin initiative in Bhubaneshwar,, which will expand women’s access to hygiene products and provide them with employment opportunities in every district of the state.
  2. 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)Indore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet approved the proposal for setting up of a Centre for Disability Sports at Gwalior.
  3. Which country’s government announced a donation of some Rs 22 lakh to the Rabindra Bharati Museum in Kolkata?
    A)Japan
    B)Maldives
    C)China
    D)Russia
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Japanese Government announced a donation of some Rs 22 lakh to the Rabindra Bharati Museum in Kolkata in a bid to strengthen historical and cultural ties with India.
  4. Which state launched “Mukhyamantri Parivar Samman Nidhi” scheme?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Haryana
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar announced the “Mukhyamantri Parivar Samman Nidhi” scheme for farmers of the state cultivating upto 5 acres of land and families having income less than Rs 15000 per month.
  5. Who was named as the new India head of Citi bank?
    A)Amitabh Chaudhary
    B)Ranjit Gill
    C)Ashu Khullar
    D)Prawat Singh
    E) Shiva Thapa
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Citigroup has named Ashu Khullar as the new India head after its current chief executive officer Pramit Jhaveri steps down. Khullar is currently the head of capital markets origination for the Asia-pacific region. Having joined Citi in 1988, he has worked across both developed and emerging markets in Europe, Middle East Africa and India.
  6. Where is the HQ of Moody?
    A)Paris
    B)Geneva
    C)Rome
    D)New York
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option D

  7. What is the metric that measures the number of times that a firm pays off its suppliers during the accounting period known as?
    A) Accounts payable turnover
    B) Financial accounting
    C) Days payable outstanding
    D) Cash conversion cycle
    E) Quick ratio
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The accounts payable turnover ratio is a short-term liquidity measure used to quantify the rate at which a company pays off its suppliers. Accounts payable turnover ratio is calculated by taking the total purchases made from suppliers, or cost of sales, and dividing it by the average accounts payable amount during the same period.
  8. How much amount was allocated for the establishment of new AIIMS at Manethi in Haryana’s Rewari district?
    A)Rs 1055 cr
    B)Rs 1200 cr
    C)Rs 1155 cr
    D)Rs 1299 cr
    E) Rs 1353 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Centre has given approval to the establishment of new AIIMS at Manethi in Haryana’s Rewari district at a cost of Rs 1299 crore. The objective is to establish the new AIIMS as Institutions of National Importance for providing quality tertiary healthcare, medical education, nursing education and research in the region.
  9. LIC have recently signed bancassurance agreement with which bank under which the lender will offer LIC’s insurance products at its branches?
    A)Vijaya Bank
    B)IDBI
    C)Allahabad Bank
    D)PNB
    E)OBC
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    IDBI Bank and LIC have signed a bancassurance agreement under which the lender will offer LIC’s insurance products at its branches.
  10. The 7th session of the World Government Summit kicked off in which city?
    A)Paris
    B)Dubai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Bishkek
    E)Colombo
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The 7th session of the World Government Summit kicked off in Dubai with the participation of over 4,000 delegates from 140 countries.
  11. Which state launched scheme “Jalamrutha”?
    A)Uttrakhand
    B)UP
    C)Sikkim
    D)Karnataka
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    “Jalamrutha”, an ambitious water conservation scheme was launched by Karnataka chief minister, HD Kumaraswamy, at a programme organized by rural development and panchayat raj department at Dr BR Ambedkar Bhavan in Bengaluru.
  12. Banks cannot accept interest free deposits other than in
    A) Saving account
    B) Recurring deposit account
    C) Fixed deposit account
    D) Current account
    E) Banking Regulation Act
    View Answer
    Option D

  13. Kane Tanaka was honoured as the world’s oldest living person by Guinness World Records.She belongs from which country?
    A)Japan
    B)Russia
    C)England
    D)Canada
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    A 116 year old Japanese women has been honoured as the world’s oldest living person by Guinness World Records. The global authority on records officially recognised Kane Tanaka in a ceremony at the nursing home where she lives in Fukuoka, in southwest Japan. She was born in January 1903.
  14. 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)2018
    View Answer
    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.
  15. Recently, James DeGale announced his retirement.He was related to which sports?
    A)Cricket
    B)Football
    C)Boxing
    D)Shooting
    E)Shuttler
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Two-time world boxing champion James DeGale announced his retirement 10 years after his professional debut. DeGale beat Andre Dirrell for the vavant IBF super middleweight title in 2015 in Boston, then successfully defended it three times across the Atlantic.
  16. Where is the HQ of ASSOCHAM?
    A)Lucknow
    B)New Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B

  17. Which filmmaker will be given the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television?
    A)Anurag Basu
    B)Karan Johar
    C)Deepa Mehta
    D)Ashutosh Govirkar
    E)Gauri Khan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Acclaimed Indo Canadian filmmaker Deepa Mehta will be given the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television.
  18. Which company unveiled India’s first semiconductor chips for 4G/LTE and 5G modems?
    A)IBM
    B)SignalChip
    C)Quora
    D)Mphasis
    E)Google
    View Answer
    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.
  19. According to Moody’s Global Macro Outlook for 2019 and 2020 report,India to grow at how much percent in next two years i.e 2019 and 2020?
    A)8.0%
    B)7.0%
    C)7.5%
    D)7.3%
    E)6.6%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Even as the global economy will further weaken in 2019 and 2020,India’s economy will grow at 7.3% in both the calendar years as it is less exposed to the global slowdown, the US-based rating agency said in its quarterly Global Macro Outlook for 2019 and 2020.
  20. Recently,Andre Previn passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Writer
    B)Sports
    C)Music Composer
    D)Journalism
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Four-time Oscar winning music composer Andre Previn passed away.

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