GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 419

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Which state’s government inaugurated its first high performance centre recently realizing its dream of becoming a global sports destination?
    A)Haryana
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Odisha
    D)Kerala
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Odisha government inaugurated its first high performance centre in the state for realizing its dream of becoming a global sports destination.
  2. Which state got two new districts Narayanpet and Mulugu recently?
    A)Kerala
    B)Odisha
    C)Karnataka
    D)Telangana
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Two new districts ,Narayanpet and Mulugu were created in Telangana taking the total number of districts in the state to 33.
  3. Which country recently introduced GAFA tax?
    A)France
    B)Russia
    C)India
    D)USA
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    France will introduce its own tax on large internet and technology companies from January 1. It has been pushing hard for a new so-called “GAFA tax-named after Google,Apple,Facebook and Amazon” — to ensure the global giants pay a fair share of taxes on their massive business operations in Europe.
  4. Which social messaging app announced the “StartUp India Grand Challenge”.?
    A)Hike
    B)Instagram
    C)Whatsapp
    D)Telegram
    E)Hangout
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In an effort to encourage entrepreneurs and small businesses in India, Facebook-owned messaging app Whatsapp announced the “StartUp India Whatsapp Grand Challenge”.
  5. Which state government has bestowed the “Shiv Chhatrapati Lifetime Achievement Award” on Mallakhamb coach Uday Deshpande for 2017-18?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Kerala
    D)Haryana
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Maharashtra government has bestowed the “Shiv Chhatrapati Lifetime Achievement Award” on Mallakhamb coach Uday Deshpande for 2017-18
  6. According to a joint report released by the Confederation of Indian Industries(CII) and the Boston Consulting Group(BCG),media consumption in India grew at how much percent over the last 6 years?
    A)8 percent
    B)9 percent
    C)7 percent
    D)6 percent
    E) 10 percent
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Media consumption in India grew at an annual per capita rate of 9 percent over the last six years, far outpacing the US and China in this regard, according to a joint report released by the Confederation of Indian Industries(CII) and the Boston Consulting Group(BCG).
  7. In which country is Panj Tirath located?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Nepal
    C)Sri Lanka
    D)Malaysia
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Pakistan govt. has declared the ancient Hindu religious site of Panj Tirath in Peshawar as national heritage.
  8. How many total free LPG connections have been released by the government under PMUY as of Jan 2, 2019?
    A)5 croreth
    B)4 croreth
    C)1 croreth
    D)6 croreth
    E)8 croreth
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The government on Jan 2,2019 gave out the 6 crore free cooking gas connection as the scheme to make available cleaner fuel in every household kitchens runs ahead of schedule.
  9. Which country signed an accord to join NATO to become the 30th member of the US-led alliance?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Ukraine
    C)Macedonia
    D)Zimbabwe
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Macedonia signed an accord to join NATO to become the 30th member of the US-led alliance.
  10. How many languages are used for writing the denomination of Rs 2,000 bank note?
    A) 17
    B) 14
    C) 15
    D) 16
    E) 18
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    17
    17 languages in Rs 500 new bank note also
    On the obverse, the denomination is written in English and Hindi. On the reverse is a language panel which displays the denomination of the note in 15 of the 22 official languages of India.
  11. India’s National Academy of Letters, Sahitya Akademi announced the winners of 2018 for how many languages?
    A)25
    B)24
    C)26
    D)27
    E)22
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India’s National Academy of Letters, Sahitya Akademi has announced the names of prestigious annual Sahiktya Akademi Awards for litterateurs 2018 in 24 languages.
  12. Where is the HQ of Paytm Payments Bank?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Gurgaon
    D)Noida
    E)Indore
    View Answer
    Option D

  13. Recently, the government approved how much MW of proposal of solar power projects by state-run producers?
    A)10000 MW
    B)12000 MW
    C)15000 MW
    D)8000 MW
    E) 14000 MW
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The government approved a proposal for setting up of 12000 MW of solar power projects by state-run producers. The producers will be provided with a viability gap funding support of Rs 8,580 crore for self-use or use by both central and state government entities.
  14. Where is the HQ of Apple?
    A)Tokyo
    B)New York
    C)California
    D)London
    E) Switzerland
    View Answer
    Option C

  15. The 6th Women Of India Organic Festival will be held in which city?
    A)Kochi
    B)Chandigarh
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Ministry of Women and Child Development is organised the three-day 6th Women Of India Organic Festival at leisure Valley,Chandigarh, to celebrate and promote women farmers and entrepreneurs in the organic sector from the remotest parts of India.
  16. Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the world’s first Diesel to Electric Converted Locomotive at Diesel Locomotive Works campus in which city?
    A)Varanasi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Kanpur
    E)Bangalore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the world’s first Diesel to Electric Converted Locomotive at Diesel Locomotive Works campus in Varanasi.
  17. The new Campus of the National Museum Institute was inaugurated in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Gurugram
    C)Kanpur
    D)Noida
    E)Bhopal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The new Campus of the National Museum Institute was inaugurated by Union HRD Minister Prakash Javedkar. Four new courses that are Archaeology; Palaeography, Epigraphy and Numismatics; Structural Conservation and Cultural and Heritage Management, are expected to be commenced.
  18. In how many states,100 percent households have been electrified under Saubhagya Yojana?
    A)24
    B)22
    C)21
    D)25
    E)18
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India achieved electrification in 100 percent households in 25 states at the end of 2018. Now, only about 10.48 lakh households are left to be electrified in 4 states – Assam, Rajasthan, Meghalaya, and Chhattisgarh.
  19. How much amount was extended by EXIM Bank to Tanzania for water supply projects in the African country?
    A)$ 520 million
    B)$ 600 million
    C)$ 500 million
    D)$ 750 million
    E) $ 800 million
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    EXIM Bank has extended a credit facility of USD 500 million (about Rs 3,542 crore) to Tanzania for water supply projects in the African country.
  20. The securities offered for substitution by the market participants shall be of similar market value based on the latest prices published by the FIMMDA. What does D stands for in FIMMDA?
    A) Derivatives
    B) Dividend
    C) Differential
    D) Dynamic
    E) Division
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India

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