GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 420

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Recently, the National Institute of Design has been inaugurated in which city of Madhya Pradesh?
    A)Satna
    B)Indore
    C)Jabalpur
    D)Bhopal
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The National Institute of Design has been inaugurated at Bhopal in Madhya Pradesh and Jorhat in Assam.
  2. Who will head the National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage?
    A)Ravneet Gill
    B)Pranav Ghosh
    C)Amitabh Kant
    D)Viral acharya
    E) Simran Kaur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant will head the National Mission on Transformative Mobility and Battery Storage , which is being set up to promote clean and sustainable mobility initiatives in the country.
  3. According to Banking Secretary Rajeev Kumar,PSU banks have recovered how much amount in the first three quarters of the current financial year?
    A)Rs 84000 cr
    B)Rs 95000 cr
    C)Rs 85000 cr
    D)Rs 98000 cr
    E) Rs 81000 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Banking Secretary Rajeev Kumar said the PSU banks have receovered Rs 98000 crore in the first three quarters of the current financial year.
  4. The Energy and Resources Institute(TERI) will set up incubation centre in which state for biotech solutions?
    A)Odisha
    B)Haryana
    C)Madhya Pradesh
    D)Telangana
    E)Goa
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Energy and Resources Institute(TERI), one of country’s leading think-tanks, will set up an industrial incubation facility of TERI-Deakin Nanobiotechnology research Centre in Odisha.. The facility will support development of biotechnology solutions to address issues affecting agriculture, environment and energy.
  5. Which country will host International Association of Athletics Federations World Athletics Series Event 2021?
    A)India
    B)Japan
    C)Australia
    D)China
    E)Bangladesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Australia will host the International Association of Athletics Federations World Athletics Series Event for the first time in 25 years, following the decision to award the 2021 World Cross Country Championships to Bathurst in New South Wales.
  6. Which of the following is not a major component of Market Risk?
    A) Interest rate risk
    B) Equity risk
    C) Credit risk
    D) Foreign exchange risk
    E) Market Risk
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The major components of Market risk are::
    Interest rate risk
    Equity risk
    Foreign exchange risk
    Commodity risk
  7. How much amount of swap facility as offered to banks to aid liquidity before the end of the financial year?
    A)$8 billion
    B)$4 billion
    C)$5 billion
    D)$10 billion
    E) $12 billion
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    RBI offered a $5 billion swap facility to banks to aid liquidity before the end of the financial year. The auction will happen on March 26 and the buy/sell swap will run up to March 28, 2022, or for a three-year duration.
  8. The 4th edition of international spice conference held in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Hyderabad
    D)Ahmedabad
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 4th edition of international spice conference held in Hyderabad.
  9. The AYUSH-WHO Working Group Meeting on “Benchmarks for training in Yoga” began in which city/UT?
    A)Varanasi
    B)New Delhi
    C)Lucknow
    D)Chandigarh
    E)Bengalore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    A three-day Working Group Meeting, organised jointly by the Ministry of AYUSH and WHO, to review the WHO document “Benchmarks for Training in Yoga” began in New Delhi. 16 yoga experts will review the draft document of whom, 11 are from the US, UK, Canada, Brazil, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Japan, Australia and Malaysia.
  10. Total number of branches of State Bank of India after merger is?
    A) 15,000
    B) 20,000
    C) 24,000
    D) 30,000
    E) 22,000
    View Answer
    Option C

  11. Which country is set to issue “Panda bonds” in Chinese currency?
    A)India
    B)Nepal
    C)Pakistan
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Pakistan’s cabinet has approved the issuance of first ever renminbi denominated bonds to raise loans from China’s capital markets as the country moved a step forward to give the Chinese currency a status at par with the US dollar.
  12. Where is the HQ of IRCTC?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D

  13. What was the rank of India in terms of highest number of impacted species in biodiversity rich zones due to human actions according to a study by PLOS Biology?
    A)16th
    B)15th
    C)14th
    D)12th
    E)13th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India was ranked 16th in the world in terms of highest number of impacted species in biodiversity rich zones due to human actions. In India, 35 species affected on an average in biodiversity-rich zones.
  14. On which river,is India’s longest rail road Bogibeel bridge constructed?
    A)Yamuna
    B)Brahmaputra
    C)Narmada
    D)Ganga
    E)Satluj
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated India’s longest rail road Bogibeel bridge, which is expected to reduce the distance between Assam and Arunachal Pradesh by around 700 kilometers, and the travel time from 24 hours to merely five hours. The overpass is a combined road and rail bridge over the River Brahmaputra.
  15. Which country has decided to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission?
    A)USA
    B)Japan
    C)Russia
    D)India
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Japan has decided to withdraw from the International Whaling Commission and will resume commercial whaling July next year.
  16. Train named Samjhauta Express which runs between India and Pakistan links Lahore in Pakistan to _______ in India
    A)Faridkot
    B)Mansa
    C)Attari
    D)Taran Taran
    E)Duronto
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The train runs between both countries on Mondays and Thursdays. It links Lahore with Attari in Punjab.
    A link train (of Samjhauta Express) ferries passengers from Attari to Delhi.
    Attari, also spelled Atari, is a village of Amritsar District in the Punjab state of India, 3 km from the Indo-Pakistani border at Wagah.
    (Samjhauta Express between India and Pakistan was suspended recently in view of rising tensions between the countries.)
  17. How much amount was given by African Development Bank to fight against climate change?
    A)$30 billion
    B)$10 billion
    C)$25 billion
    D)$20 billion
    E) $40 billion
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The African Development Bank would provide 2.5 trillion shillings ($25 billion) over the next 5 years to help in the global fight against climate change.. The bank currently provides 34 per cent of its overall lending portfolio to projects aiming to boost the fight against climate change.
  18. When is World NGO Day observed?
    A)Feb 25
    B)Feb 24
    C)Feb 28
    D)Feb 27
    E) Feb 20
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    All the individuals and human rights activists celebrated World NGO Day 2019, an international calendar day which is annually observed on February 27.
  19. Recently,India awarded 200 Golden Jubilee Scholarships to which country’s students?
    A)Sri lanka
    B)Bhutan
    C)Nepal
    D)Pakistan
    E)Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Embassy of India in Kathmandu awarded 200 Golden Jubilee Scholarships to meritorious Nepali Students for continuing their studies in various undergraduate courses at different universities and colleges across Nepal for the academic year 2018-19.
  20. Recently,which prominent Lingayat Pontiff and Basava Dharma Peetha President passed away?
    A)Gurumata Devi
    B)Laxmi Gurumata Devi
    C)Mahadevi Sen
    D)Maate Mahadevi
    E) Padmanaban Gopalan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prominent Lingayat Pontiff and Basava Dharma Peetha President Maate Mahadevi breathed her last at a private hospital. She was 74

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