GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 418

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. According to a report by global consultancy firm PwC,which country is likely to surpass United Kingdom in the world’s largest economy rankings in 2019?
    A)India
    B)Russia
    C)Japan
    D)China
    E)Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India is likely to surpass the United Kingdom in the world’s largest economy rankings in 2019 to become world’ 5th largest economy, according to a report by global consultancy firm PwC.
  2. Recently,Pravind Kumar Jugnauth visited India.He is the PM of which country?
    A)Australia
    B)Scotland
    C)Indonesia
    D)Mauritius
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    PM of Mauritius Pravind Kumar Jugnauth arrived in India for a week-long official state visit. Jugnauth is scheduled to participate in the Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas 2019 in Varanasi.
  3. Which state will hold Global Investor Summit 2019 in June 2019?
    A)Haryana
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Himachal Pradesh
    D)Karnataka
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    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.
  4. How much amount was approved by Shipping Ministry for a freight village in Varanasi?
    A)Rs 150 cr
    B)Rs 140 cr
    C)Rs 156 cr
    D)Rs 137 cr
    E) Rs 130 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The government said it has given its nod to develop a Rs 156 crore freight village in Varanasi adjoining the inland waterways terminal on river Ganga that will boost the logistics industry in the holy city.
  5. Where is the HQ of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C

  6. HSBC has predicted India’s GDP growth at _____ in 2017-18
    A) 7.6%
    B) 7.5%
    C) 7.2%
    D) 7.1%
    E)7.3%
    View Answer
    Option D

  7. Who is the author of the book ” Numbers Do Lie: 61 Hidden Cricket Stories”?
    A) Kapil Dev
    B) Aakash Chopra
    C) Sanjay Manjrekar
    D) Harsha Bhogle
    E) R. K Narayan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Former India cricketer Aakash Chopra released his latest book ‘Numbers Do Lie’ at an event in Delhi. Also present at the launch was former India captain and arguably India’s greatest ever all-rounder — Kapil Dev.
  8. India has signed a MOU with which country to construct a new multi-ethnic tri-lingual secondary school in that country?
    A) Nepal
    B) Sri Lanka
    C) Bhutan
    D) Bangladesh
    E) China
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India and Sri Lanka signed a MoU to construct a new multi-ethnic tri-lingual secondary school in Polonnaruwa District of Sri Lanka.
  9. Which state has given official status to language Kurukh?
    A) Gujarat
    B) Rajasthan
    C) Andhra Pradesh
    D) West Bengal
    E) Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Kurukh, an endangered tribal language of the Dravidian family, is set to get a new lease of life in West Bengal. It is spoken by the Oraon tribal community.
  10. Which singer has become first Indian female singer to collaborate with UN for women empowerment?
    A) Shreya Ghoshal
    B) Sunidhi Chauhan
    C) Kanika Kapoor
    D) Neeti Mohan
    E) Kavita Krishnamurthy
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Neeti Mohan has become the first Indian female singer to collaborate with UN for women empowerment. She has composed Udne De as a tribute to all the women and in support of equality for all as a part of this project.
  11. As per the directive if RBI, a bank which refuses to exchange soiled notes from people will have to pay a fine of _____ .
    A) Rs 5,000
    B) Rs 10,000
    C) Rs 20,000
    D) Rs 50,000
    E) Rs 55,000
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India has clarified that currency notes which have messages scribbled on it are legal tender. The notes however, cease to be legal tender if message scribbled on it is political in nature. The RBI had issued a circular in 2016 which stated that bank branches that refuse to exchange soiled notes from people will have to pay a penalty of Rs 10,000.
  12. Which company will partner with Nokia for 5G and IoT applications?
    A) Bharti Airtel
    B) Idea Cellular
    C) Reliance Communications Ltd.
    D) BSNL
    E) Aircel
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In a strategic move, Finnish mobile phone manufacturer Nokia and India’s largest telecom service provider Bharti Airtel have announced to create a strategic roadmap for network evolution to the 5G-technology standard and Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled devices.
  13. Where is the HQ of Indian Trade Promotion Organisation?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D

  14. The Union Budget 2017-18 proposes to set up ___ Special Tourism Zones in partnership with states under the Incredible India 2.0 campaign.
    A) 3
    B) 4
    C) 5
    D) 6
    E) 7
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Government will establish five special tourism zones in the next financial year.
  15. Recently,what is the position of RBI in holding of the gold worldwide?
    A)5th
    B)6th
    C)10th
    D)8th
    E)12th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    RBI, which added 6.5 tonnes of gold to its reserves in January, taking its total holding forming part of its foreign exchange reserves to 607 tonne,, is set to become the 10th largest holder of the metal worldwide, displacing the Netherlands.
  16. As per Union Budget 2017-18, a member of The National Pension System or NPS can withdraw upto ____% of their accumulated corpus before retirement without tax.
    A) 10%
    B) 20%
    C) 25%
    D) 15%
    E)30%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Now a member can withdraw upto 25% of their accumulated corpus before retirement without tax. Self-employed individuals have also been allowed to invest up to 20% of their income into the NPS as opposed to 10% earlier.
  17. Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit 2019 concluded in which city?
    A)Gandhinagar
    B)Ahmedabad
    C)Surat
    D)Vadodara
    E)Bangalore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors Summit 2019 at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar concluded on 20th January. 75 member delegation of Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council participated in this Summit.
  18. Which country has set a target of training 40,000 Indians in next 10 years by collaborating with engineering colleges and other institutions?
    A) France
    B) China
    C) Russia
    D) Japan
    E) Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Japan would skill 40,000 technical people in 10 years by collaborating with engineering colleges and other institutions said Japanese Ambassador to India, Kenji Hiramatsu
  19. Which company has acquired music start up Platoons?
    A)Apple
    B)Google
    C)Microsoft
    D)Saavn
    E)Yahoo
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In a bid to further cement its position in the global music space, Apple has reportedly acquired London based creative services and music start up Platoons for an undisclosed sum.
  20. Recently, newsreader Vinod Kashyap passed away.He was the newsreader of which language?
    A)Telugu
    B)Hindi
    C)English
    D)Marathi
    E)Gujarati
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Veteran Hindi Newsreader Vinod Kashyap has passed away following a prolonged illness.

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