GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 424

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forests & Climate Change, Dr Harsh vardhan will be launching three important centre’s set up by Department of science and Technology in which city?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Environment, Forests & Climate Change,Dr Harsh vardhan will be launching three important centre’s set up by Department of science and Technology,nucleated by IIT Madras in Chennai.
  2. In which city,a Regional Conference on “Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme” was held?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    A Regional Conference on “Deendayal Disabled Rehabilitation Scheme” was held in Mumbai, Maharashtra.
  3. What is the rank of India in the GDPR Readiness Index released by Cisco?
    A)4th
    B)6th
    C)5th
    D)3rd
    E)8th
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Nearly 65 percent of Indian organisations are better prepared for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation(GDPR), making the country the 6th leading nation globally in the GDPR Readiness Index, global networking leader Cisco said.
  4. Which country opened the year’s space campaign by putting into orbit defence imaging satellite “Microsoft R”?
    A)India
    B)USA
    C)Russia
    D)Australia
    E)Sri Lanka
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    India opened the year’s space campaign by putting into orbit defence imaging satellite “Microsoft R”for the DRDO and students-built nano-satellite “Kalamsat” in a copy book style.
  5. Where is Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) situated?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Mangalore
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Bhopal
    E) Bengaluru
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Institute for Development & Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) is a unique institution exclusively focused on Banking Technology. Established by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in 1996, the Institution works at the intersection of Banking and Technology. It is located in Hyderabad, India.
  6. Which state government launched “Jai Kisan Rin Mukti Yojana”?
    A)Madhya Pradesh
    B)Chhattisgarh
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Odisha
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath launched his government’s Rs 50,000-crore farm debt-waiver scheme named”Jai Kisan Rin Mukti Yojana”.
  7. In which country,the campus building for Siddheshwar Education Public Campus was constructed?
    A)Bhutan
    B)China
    C)Nepal
    D)Maldives
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The campus building for Siddheshwar Education Public Campus in Bamti Bhamdar of Ramechhap district was inaugurated in a public function organised jointly by the District Coordination Committee and Campus Management Committee.
  8. Which state has unveiled “KALIA” scheme?
    A)Telangana
    B)Odisha
    C)Maharashtra
    D) Andhra Pradesh
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Odisha CM Naveen Patnaik unveiled a scholarship programme for the children of the beneficiaries of the Kalia Scheme
  9. IDFs are investment vehicles for channelizing investment into the infrastructure sector. F in IDF stands for?
    A) Finance
    B) Fund
    C) Function
    D) Forum
    E) Fundamental
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Infrastructure Debt Fund (IDFs) are investment vehicles which can be sponsored by commercial banks and NBFCs in India in which domestic/offshore institutional investors, specially insurance and pension funds can invest through units and bonds issued by the IDFs.
  10. The 4th India ASEAN Expo and Summit will be held in which state/UT?
    A)Odisha
    B)Gujarat
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)New Delhi
    E)West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 4th India ASEAN Expo and Summit will bring Indian and ASEAN businesses together to work jointly towards integrating them into regional value chains, thereby promoting mutual trade and investment.
  11. Which company has been recognised as a global top employer for the 4th consecutive year by the Top Employers Institute?
    A)Wipro
    B)TCS
    C)Capgemini
    D)Syntel
    E)Microsoft
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    TCS has been recognised as a global top employer for the 4th consecutive year by the Top Employers Institute, and is the only company among the top 10 IT services brands to receive the certification.
  12. Which company recently launched its UPI application Mi Pay?
    A)Honor
    B)Xiaomi
    C)Samsung
    D)Oppo
    E)Gionee
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Xiaomi launched Mi Pay,its very own UPI, based payments service in India. The app is already available in China and was first introduced in India last December in beta mode.
  13. What is the HQ of Ordnance Factory Board?
    A)Pune
    B)Lucknow
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kolkata
    E)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option D

  14. Recently, EPFO increased the interest rate for 2018-19 to how much percent?
    A)8.00%
    B)8.50%
    C)8.25%
    D)8.65%
    E) 8.15%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    EPFO recommended increasing interest rate for 2018-19 to 8.65 percent as compared to 8.55 per cent in the previous year.
  15. Defence Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the 426.60 metre long Diffo Bridge in which state?
    A)Arunachal Pradesh
    B)Nagaland
    C)Sikkim
    D) Mizoram
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Defence Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman inaugurated the 426.60 metre long Diffo Bridge over Chipu River in Lower Dibang Valley District in Arunachal Pradesh.
  16. Recently,which airline has joined global airlines grouping IATA as a member, becoming the first Indian low cost carrier to get the membership?
    A)SpiceJet
    B)Indigo
    C)Air india
    D)Jet Airways
    E)Air Asia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Spice Jet has joined global airlines grouping IATA as a member,becoming the first Indian low cost carrier to get the membership.
  17. Where is the HQ of EPFO?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Pune
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option A

  18. Which country’s government declared sugarcane juice as the “national drink” of the country?
    A)India
    B)Nepal
    C)Pakistan
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)Bhutan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Pakistan government declared sugarcane juice as the “national drink” of the country.
  19. Recently,women’s cricketer Danielle Hazell announced her retirement.She is the former player of which country?
    A)Holland
    B)Netherlands
    C)Australia
    D)England
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    England’s women’s cricketer Danielle Hazell has announced her retirement from the international cricket after serving the game for nine years.
  20. Recently,CS Shivalli passed away.He was the former minister for municipal administration of which state?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Odisha
    D)Kerala
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Karnataka Minister for Municipal Administation CS Shivalli suffered a massive heart attack and passed away in Hubballi. He was 58. Channabasappa Satyappa Shivalli was a three-time MLA from Kundagol constituency in Dharwad district. He won his first election as an independent candidate in 1999.

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