GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 422

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. In December 2018, RBI limited total outstanding External Commercial Borrowings(ECB) to how much percent of GDP?
    A)6.2 percent
    B)7.0 percent
    C)6.8 percent
    D)6.5 percent
    E) 5.7 percent
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    RBI announced a cap on the outstanding stock of external commercial borrowings at 6.5 percent of GDP at current market prices
  2. Which state government launched the boat ambulance service to help patients reach hospitals in remote areas cut off by rivers?
    A)Odisha
    B)Gujarat
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Telangana
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Odisha government launched the boat ambulance service to help patients reach hospitals in remote areas cut off by rivers, at a cost of Rs 5.40 crore.
  3. According to a report by Reporters Without Borders(RSF),which place is worst in the world?
    A)Iraq
    B)Iran
    C)India
    D)Afghanistan
    E)Bangladesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    A new report by the Reporters Without Borders(RSF) shows there has been an increase in the number of journalists killed this year, with a total of 80 killed so far. Of these, 63 were professional journalists, compared with 55 professional journalists killed last year. RSF said 348 others were detained, 60 were held hostage and 3 are missing.
  4. India’s largest cancer hospital opened up in which state?
    A)Uttar pradesh
    B)Haryana
    C)Sikkim
    D)Bihar
    E)Chattisgarh
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The National Cancer Institute in Jhajjar,Haryana which is also India’s largest cancer hospital, opened for public service with the formal inauguration to be held in January.
  5. The GST on affordable housing properties without input tax credit(ITC) has been reduced to how much percent?
    A)2%
    B)3%
    C)1%
    D)4%
    E)5%
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The GST on affordable housing properties without input tax credit(ITC) has been reduced to 1 percent, while effective GST of 5 per cent shall be applicable without ITC on residential properties outside affordable segment, as was decided by the GST Council at its 33rd meeting.
  6. Where is Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research situated?
    A) Nashik
    B) Mumbai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Gurugram
    E) Hyderabad
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Mumbai
    Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai is an advanced research institution established by The Reserve Bank of India in 1987 on the occasion of its golden jubilee. The Institute’s mission is to carry out research on developmental issues from a multi-disciplinary point of view. It has one of the largest Social Sciences libraries in Asia. The institute has an M.Phil./Ph.D. programme in Development Studies and also an MSc programme in Economics.
  7. The fourth edition of “Science at the Sabha” organized by The Institute of Mathematical Science will be held in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Nashik
    D)Lucknow
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The fourth edition of “Science at the Sabha” organized by The Institute of Mathematical Science will be held in Chennai.
  8. Which country recently renamed its capital from Astana to Nursultan?
    A)Iran
    B)Afghanistan
    C)Tajiskistan
    D)Kazakhstan
    E)Sri Lanka
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Kazakhstan’s parliament voted to rename the country’s capital Astana as Nursultan in honour of longtime ruler Nursultan Nzarbayev, a day after he resigned as president.
  9. Where is the HQ of Wrestling Federation of India?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option D

  10. Global Business Summit 2019 held in which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Pune
    D)Chennai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Global Business Summit can be the Davos of the East,said Vineet Jain, Managing Director of the Times group in the welcome address for the Economic Times Global Business Summit 2019 in NewDelhi.
  11. Who is the author of the book “A Crusade against Corruption”?
    A)Manohar Manoj
    B)Vikram Seth
    C)Manoj Das
    D)Aravind Adiga
    E) Manoj Das
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Vice-Chairman of Rajya Sabha, Harivansh Narayan Singh launched Manohar Manoj’s book “A Crusade Against corruption”.
  12. Bank Note Paper Mill India Private Limited was incorporated under which of the following acts?
    A) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    B) Companies Act, 1956
    C) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    D) Companies Act, 2013
    E) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bank Note Paper Mill India Private Limited has been incorporated and registered on October 13, 2010 by Registrar of Companies, Bangalore under the Companies Act 1956 with its registered and Corporate Office at Mysuru, Karnataka
  13. How much amount was allocated by the government to ISRO for the development of 40 satellite launch vehicles in next 4 years?
    A)Rs 10000 cr
    B)Rs 11100 cr
    C)Rs 10900 cr
    D)Rs 12500 cr
    E) Rs 11600 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman Dr K Sivan said that the Union Government has allocated 10,900 crore rupees for the development of 40 satellite launch vehicles in the next four years.
  14. Who has been awarded the 2019 Templeton Prize?
    A)Marceo Gleiser
    B)John Templeton
    C)Shane Gregor
    D)King Abdullah
    E) Ravneet Gill
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Brazilian physicist and astronomer Marceo Gleiser has been awarded the 2019 Templeton Prize, , worth $1.4m, for his work blending science and spirituality. Gleiser is the first Latin American to win the award, which honours “a living person who has made an exceptional contribution to affirming life’s spiritual dimension”.
  15. Where is the HQ of Asian Hockey Federation?
    A)Beijing
    B)New Delhi
    C)Kuala Lumpur
    D)Jakarta
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C

  16. Who was chosen the recipient of Hans Kilian award for the year 2019?
    A)Rahul Tamrakar
    B)Prabhakar Gill
    C)Manoj Singh
    D)Ashis Nandy
    E) Pramod Sawant
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Sociologist and political psychoanalyst Ashis Nandy was named the recipient of Hans Kilian award for the year 2019. He was chosen for his efforts to adapt western traditions of thought such as psychoanalysis to non-western context.
  17. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme in which city/UT?
    A)Pune
    B)Gorakhpur
    C)New Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    E)Bhagalpur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme in Gorakhpur.
  18. Which state will be partner state in the upcoming mega international food and beverage show “Indus Food” 2019?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Odisha
    C)Bihar
    D)Assam
    E)West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Odisha will participate as a partner state in the upcoming mega international food and beverage show “Indus Food” 2019.
  19. Which became the first state in the country to get a second Coast Guard district HQ-Thoothukudi?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Kerala
    C)Tamil Nadu
    D)Odisha
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Necessitated by frequent issues pertaining to fishermen, TamilNadu became the first state in the country to get a second Coast Guard district HQ-Thoothukudi.
  20. Recently, Satya Brata Sinha passed away.He was related to which profession?
    A)Politician
    B)Actor
    C)Judge
    D)Writer
    E)Singer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Former Supreme Court Judge Justice Satya Brata Sinha passed away following age related ailments. Justice Sinha, 75, was appointed as a judge of the apex court in 2002 and he retired in 2009.

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