GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 433

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. With which bank collaboration,Amazon launched “Amazon Pay UPI” for Android users?
    A)SBI
    B)Axis Bank
    C)ICICI Bank
    D)HDFC Bank
    E)Corporation Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    To facilitate secure payments and financial transactions on its platform, Amazon launched “Amazon Pay UPI” for Android users in partnership with Axis Bank to issue UPI IDs to its customers in India.
  2. The first LAWASIA Human Rights Conference was held in which state/UT?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Karnataka
    C)New Delhi
    D)West Bengal
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    LAWASIA,in association with the Bar Council of India hosted its first LAWASIA Human Rights Conference in New Delhi with a motive to explore a broad range of human rights issues of relevance in the Asia Pacific region.
  3. Who has been chosen for the “Yashwantrao Chavan National Award 2018” for his contribution towards economic development?
    A)Raghuram Rajan
    B)Sunil Arora
    C)Viral Acharya
    D)Shaktikanta Das
    E) Rakesh Makhija
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan has been chosen for the “Yashwantrao Chavan National Award 2018” for his contribution towards economic development.
  4. 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)Uttrakhand
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    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.
  5. Where is the HQ of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation?
    A)Kiev
    B)Jeddah
    C)Bishkek
    D)Baghdad
    E)Iraq
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    Option B

  6. India granted how much loan assistance million to Nepal for the reconstruction of infrastructures in the areas of housing, education, health and cultural heritage?
    A)USD 250 million
    B)USD 200 million
    C)USD 150 million
    D)USD 450 million
    E) USD 400 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India has extended a grant assistance of up to USD 250 million to Nepal for the reconstruction of infrastructures in the areas of housing, education, health and cultural heritage that was destroyed during the devastating April 2015 earthquake which saw the death of over 9,000 people.
  7. Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited (BRBNMPL), a wholly owned subsidiary of Reserve Bank of India (RBI), was set up under which of the following acts?
    A) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    B) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    C) Companies Act, 1956
    D) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
    E) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act 1987
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited (BRBNMPL) was established by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) as its wholly owned subsidiary on 3rd February 1995 with a view to augmenting the production of bank notes in India to enable the RBI to bridge the gap between the supply and demand for bank notes in the country.
    The BRBNMPL has been registered as a Private Limited Company under the Companies Act 1956 with its Registered and Corporate Office situated at Bengaluru. The company manages 2 Presses one at Mysore in Karnataka and the other at Salboni in West Bengal.
  8. 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)Dena 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.
  9. A Modern Animal Husbandry Park will be set up in which state/UT?
    A)Haryana
    B)Karnataka
    C)New Delhi
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Orissa
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Tamil Nadu CM K Palaniswami said a multi disciplinary animal husbandry park will be set up in Salem District.
  10. 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)Singapore
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    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.
  11. Which state announced reward of Rs 1 crore for sportsmen participating in international competitions?
    A)Chhattisgarh
    B)Rajasthan
    C)Madhya Pradesh
    D)West Bengal
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Madhya Pradesh Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Jitu Patwari has announced a reward of Rs 1 crore for sportsmen participating in international competitions.
  12. Export–Import Bank of India was incorporated under which of the following acts?
    A) Export-Import Bank of India Act 1981
    B) Export-Import Bank of India Act 1982
    C) Export-Import Bank of India Act 1984
    D) Export-Import Bank of India Act 1985
    E) Export-Import Bank of India Act 1986
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Export–Import Bank of India is the premier export finance institution in India, established in 1982 under Export-Import Bank of India Act 1981.
  13. Which state has topped in the State Investment Potential Index 2018 conducted by National Council of Applied Economic Research?
    A)Telangana
    B)Karnataka
    C)Odisha
    D)Kerala
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Kerala has emerged an achiever in the State Investment Potential Index 2018, based on the six pillars of land, labour, infrastructure, economic climate, political stability and governance and business perception.
  14. India started joint military exercise “MITRA SHAKTI” with which country?
    A)Nepal
    B)China
    C)Australia
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In a bid to further cement the relationship between armies of both the nations, a contingent of Indian Army left for Sri Lanka to participate in 6th edition of joint military exercise “Mitra Shakti” involving practicing tactical level operations in an international Counter Insurgency and Counter Terrorist environment under UN mandate.
  15. What is the currency of Norway?
    A)Euro
    B)Dollar
    C)Krone
    D)Won
    E)Rial
    View Answer
    Option C

  16. According to Joint United Nations Programme on the UNAIDS, India recorded how much percent reduction in TB deaths among people living with HIV by 2017?
    A)76%
    B)87%
    C)84%
    D)78%
    E)90%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India has achieved an 84 percent reduction in TB deaths among people living with HIV by 2017. According to the Joint United Nations Programme on the UNAIDS , it is the highest recorded decline among over 20 nations and it is also three years ahead of the 2020 deadline.
  17. The 4th IOT India Congress will be held in which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Pune
    C)New Delhi
    D)Bengaluru
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 4th IOT India Congress, an event which will see digital technology leaders converge to discuss and explore business opportunities in mainstreaming Internet of Things (IOT), will be held in Bengaluru in August 2019.
  18. Who won Israel’s prestigious Dan David Prize?
    A)Bhupen Hazarika
    B)Sonam Wangchuk
    C)Bharat Vatwani
    D)Sanjay Subrahmanyam
    E) Subhash Chandra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian Historian Sanjay Subrahmanyam won Israel’s prestigious Dan David Prize in the category “Past Time Dimensions”for his work in macro-history.
  19. Which country become the first country in the world to install wireless charging systems for electric taxis?
    A)Norway
    B)Australia
    C)USA
    D)Canada
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Norway’s capital Oslo will become the first city in the world to install wireless charging systems for electric taxis , hoping to make recharging quick and efficient enough to speed the take up of non-polluting cabs.
  20. Recently, Rafi Eitan passed away. He belongs to which profession?
    A)Tennis
    B)Spy
    C)Journalism
    D)Wrestling
    E)Goalkeeper
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Rafi Eitan,the legendary Israeli Spy who led the operation to capture the architect of the Holocaust, Adolf Eichmann, has passed away aged 92. Eitan was among the founders of Israel’s revered intelligence agencies.

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