GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 421

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. 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) 5 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).
  2. Where is the HQ of National Book Trust?
    A)Kolkata
    B)New Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Pune
    E)Indore
    View Answer
    Option B

  3. Recently,RBI extended deadline for compliance with KYC norms,for prepaid payment instruments(PPI) issuers.by how many months?
    A)5 months
    B)3 months
    C)9 months
    D)6 months
    E) 8 months
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In a relief to e-wallet companies,RBI extended by 6 months the deadline for compliance with KYC norms,for prepaid payment instruments(PPI) issuers. The earlier deadline was February 28.
  4. Which state cabinet approved Khushi Scheme to provide free sanitary napkins to school girls across the state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Telangana
    C)Haryana
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Odisha cabinet approved Khushi Scheme to provide free sanitary napkins to school girls across the state.
  5. Customer has been defined in
    A) Banking regulations act
    B) Anti-Money laundering act
    C) RBI act
    D) KYC Guidelines
    E) Cooperative banks
    View Answer
    Option D

  6. Which state government has appointed self-styled godman Namdev Tyagi,also known as Computer Baba,as chairman of a river trust?
    A)Haryana
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Himachal Pradesh
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Congress government in Madhya Pradesh has appointed self-styled godman Namdev Tyagi,also known as Computer Baba,as chairman of a river trust in the state.
  7. Regional Maritime Safety Conference held in which city/UT?
    A)Chennai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Pune
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Safegurading the shores and promoting India –ASEAN trade along the sea route would be the theme for the country’s maiden “Regional Maritime Safety Conference” in Mumbai.
  8. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal launched Rail Drishti Dashboard in which city/UT?
    A)NewDelhi
    B)Varanasi
    C)Gwalior
    D)Pune
    E)Bhopal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Railway Minister Piyush Goyal launched Rail Drishti Dashboard in NewDelhi. The Dashboard has been launched to keep people informed about the work going on in the Railways across the country.
  9. Recently,RBI has merged how many categories of NBFCs- asset finance, loan companies and investment companies into one new category called NBFC-investment and credit company(NBFC-ICC)?
    A)2
    B)4
    C)5
    D)3
    E)6
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    RBI has merged 3 categories of NBFCs- asset finance, loan companies and investment companies into one new category called NBFC-investment and credit company(NBFC-ICC) to ease operational flexibility of these institutions.
  10. For violation of which of the following acts can SEBI punish a company?
    A) Negotiable Instruments Act
    B) Banking Regulation Act
    C) RBI act
    D) All of these
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option A

  11. Recently,Erode turmeric of which state got a GI tag from the Geographical Indication Registry?
    A)Odisha
    B)Karnataka
    C)Tamil Nadu
    D)Kerala
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    After an eight-year-long process, Erode turmeric of Tamil Nadu finally got a GI tag from the Geographical Indication Registry.
  12. Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti inaugurated Sikaria Mega Food Park Pvt Ltd in which city?
    A)Dispur
    B)Agartala
    C)Bangaluru
    D)Gangtok
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Minister of State for Food Processing Industries Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti inaugurated Sikaria Mega Food Park Pvt Ltd at village Tulakona in Agartala.
  13. Where is the HQ of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation?
    A)Kiev
    B)Jeddah
    C)Bishkek
    D)Baghdad
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option B

  14. The experts from india and which other country’s university announced a collaboration to jointly develop strategies to resolve health, social and economic issues linked to air pollution in Delhi?
    A)England
    B)USA
    C)Canada
    D)Maldives
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Experts from the University of Birmingham and policy makers and researchers from India announced a collaboration to jointly develop strategies to resolve health, social and economic issues linked to air pollution in Delhi.
  15. The Central Board of Indirect Taxes(CBDT) has constituted a committee of how many members to recommend steps to reduce litigation before the appellate forums of Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) and the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal(ITAT)?
    A)2
    B)6
    C)4
    D)5
    E)9
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Central Board of Indirect Taxes(CBDT) has constituted a six member committee to recommend steps to reduce litigation before the appellate forums of Commissioner of Income Tax (Appeals) and the Income Tax Appellate Tribunal(ITAT). The panel will have to submit its report within eight weeks.
  16. Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani launched the Integrated Large Scale Eri Farming in which state?
    A)Arunachal Pradesh
    B)Sikkim
    C)Nagaland
    D)Assam
    E)Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani launched the Integrated Large Scale Eri Farming in Arunachal Pradesh under North East Region Textile Promotion Scheme(NERTPS) in Itanagar. Initially, the Project will cover five districts of the state, that are: Papumpare, East Kameng, Siang, East Siang and West Siang.
  17. Which company was announced as official sponsor for the upcoming men’s cricket World Cup 2019?
    A)DLF
    B)GoDaddy
    C)Vivo
    D)PepsiCo
    E)TATA
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Website hosting company GoDaddy announced its partnership with international Cricket Council(ICC) as official sponsor for the upcoming men’s cricket World Cup. The 2019 World Cup will be held in the UK from May 30 to July 14.
  18. When is International Day of Neutrality observed?
    A)12 Dec
    B)11 Dec
    C)10 Dec
    D)9 Dec
    E)8 Dec
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The UN General assembly adopted a resolution on 2 February 2017, declaring 12 December as the International Day of Neutrality.
  19. Which bank has become the first public sector banks to launch a crèche/child care facility for children of its employees?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Vijaya Bank
    C)Indian Bank
    D)IDBI Bank
    E)OBC Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Bank of Baroda has become one of the first public sector banks to launch a crèche/child care facility for children of its employees.
  20. Recently, Kodi Ramakrishna passed away.He was related to which profession?
    A)Politics
    B)Actor
    C)Writer
    D)Filmmaker
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Well-known Telugu filmmaker Kodi Ramakrishna, best known for directing memorable films passéd away.

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