GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 431

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Which state CM launched PRANAM Commission to protect parents of government employees?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Sikkim
    D)Assam
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched PRANAM Commission, a panel set up to look after the issues concerning a Bill brought in for protection of parents of state government employees. The Parents Responsibility and Norms for Accountability and Monitoring (PRANAM) Bill, stated to be the first-of its-kind Bill in the country, is an effort to protect elderly parents of government employees in their times of need.
  2. According to OECD, world economy would grow at how much percent in 2019?
    A)3.6%
    B)3.4%
    C)3.5%
    D)3.3%
    E)3.8%
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The OECD forecast its interim outlook report that the world economy would grow 3.3 percent in 2019 and 3.4 percent in 2020.
  3. Who was awarded with the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman award for his contributions in the field of science, education and medicine?
    A)Mahesh Narvariya
    B)Mahesh Jain
    C)PS Jaynanad
    D)Rajendra Kumar joshi
    E) Geoffrey Hinton
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    RUJ Group’s founder and chairman, Dr Rajendra Kumar Joshi,has been awarded with the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman award for his contributions in the field of science, education and medicine, promoting the honour and prestige of India. Dr. Joshi, who belongs to Rajasthan, is a scientist of Indian origin and is based in Switzerland.
  4. Which state government set up North East Skill Centre in collaboration with the Singapore based ITE Education Services?
    A)Arunachal Pradesh
    B)Assam
    C)Sikkim
    D)Nagaland
    E)Meghalaya
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Assam government in collaboration with the Singapore based ITE Education Services set up the North East Skill Centre in Guwahati,
  5. Where is the HQ of Acko General Insurance Company?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Nagpur
    D)Lucknow
    E)Indore
    View Answer
    Option A

  6. Where is the headquarters of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank situated?
    A) Beijing, China
    B) Manila, Philippines
    C) Naypyidaw, Myanmar
    D) Paris, France
    E) Shanghai, China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is an multilateral development bank that aims to support the building of infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region. The bank currently has 56 member states while another 24 are prospective members for a total of 80 approved members and was proposed as an initiative by the government of China.
  7. RailTel Corporation of India ltd., a Mini Ratna CPSU under the Ministry of Railways, has successfully completed work of turning how many stations into free WiFi zones?
    A)1000
    B)1500
    C)2000
    D)2500
    E)3000
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    RailTel Corporation of India ltd., a Mini Ratna CPSU under the Ministry of Railways, has successfully completed work of turning 1000 railway stations across the country into Free Wi-Fi zones.
  8. India signed pact with which country on Chakra 3 Attack submarine?
    A)France
    B)USA
    C)Japan
    D)Russia
    E)Rome
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Amid the ongoing tension with Pakistan, India signed a $3.3 billion deal with Russia for leasing the third nuclear powered Akula Class attack submarine.. An Inter Governmental Agreement (IGA) was signed between the two countries in New Delhi. The submarine, to be called Chakra 3,will be delivered in 2025 for a 10 year period.
  9. Which state government launched a MSME networking portal recently?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Telangana
    C)Odisha
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Telangana government launched a MSME networking portal, Telangana State Global Linker in Hyderabad to digitise over 2.3 million MSMEs of the state. The solution aims to address key challenges faced by MSMEs with the core objective of making their business growth simpler, more profitable and enjoyable.
  10. Where is the HQ of Investment Information and Credit Rating Agency of India Limited(ICRA)?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Delhi
    D)Gurugram
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option D

  11. When is National Cleft Day observed?
    A)Feb 10
    B)Feb 9
    C)Feb 8
    D)Feb 11
    E)Feb 14
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    To mark the 2nd annual National Cleft Day,Smile Train India has officially launched the country’s first toll-free national cleft helpline – Smile Train India Cleft Helpline.
  12. In 2001 Bank of Madura was merged with which bank?
    A) ICICI Bank
    B) IDBI Bank
    C) HDFC Bank
    D) Axis Bank
    E) Karur Vysya Bank
    View Answer
    Option A

  13. Recently, Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launched which application where all the three modules- Conversion, Substitution and Mutation related to properties have been made online?
    A)e-Dharti
    B)e-India
    C)e-Bhoomi
    D)e-Bharat Bhoomi
    E)e-Desh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launched e-Dharti App where all the three modules- Conversion, Substitution and Mutation related to properties have been made online. The payment system in Land and Development Office, L&DO has also been completely digitized.
  14. In which city/UT,NITI Aayog organized a day-long FinTech Conclave?
    A)Pune
    B)Bengaluru
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    NITI Aayog has organized a day-long FinTech Conclave at Dr Ambedkar International Center in New Delhi.
  15. Which state’s Tashigang village is now the highest polling station in the world?
    A)Himachal Pradesh
    B)Uttrakhand
    C)J&K
    D)West Bengal
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Tucked away deep in trans-Himalayas, Tashigang,a small Himachal Pradesh village at an altitude of 15256 feet, is now the highest polling station in the world. The polling station falls in Buddhist-dominated Lahaul-Spiti, one of the 17 assembly segments that form the Mandi Lok Sabha seat, the second largest constituency in India.
  16. The 7th session of the World Government Summit kicked off in which city?
    A)Paris
    B)Dubai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Bishkek
    E)Lusaka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The 7th session of the World Government Summit kicked off in Dubai with the participation of over 4,000 delegates from 140 countries.
  17. The world’s largest e-waste recycling facility has opened up in which city?
    A)Vienna
    B)London
    C)Dubai
    D)Abu Dhabi
    E)Dhaka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The world’s largest e-waste recycling facility has opened up in Dubai.
  18. Which company acquired Mumbai-based Haptik one of the world’s largest conversational Artificial Intelligence (AI) platforms for over Rs 200 crore?
    A)TCS
    B)IBM
    C)Reliance Jio
    D)Airtel
    E)WIPRO
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Reliance Jio is reportedly acquiring Mumbai-based Haptik one of the world’s largest conversational Artificial Intelligence (AI) platforms for over Rs 200 crore.
  19. The country’s 500th Passport Kendra has been opened up in which state?
    A)Kerala
    B)Odisha
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The country’s 500th Passport Kendra has been made operational at Pratapgarh in Rajasthan.
  20. Recently,Shahnaz Rahmatullah passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Poet
    C)Actor
    D)Singer
    E)Comedian
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Shahnaz Rahmatullah,a renowned South Asian Singer , passed away in Bangladesh after suffering a heart attack. The 67-year-old singer’s career spanned five decades and encompassed a number of genres, particularly national songs.

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