GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 434

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. 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)Gujarat
    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.
  2. Which country became the first G7 nation to join China’s signature foreign policy Belt and Road Initiative (BRI)?
    A)Canada
    B)Italy
    C)Japan
    D)France
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Despite a warning by United States, Italy join China’s signature foreign policy Belt and Road Initiative(BRI),making it the first G7 country to officially do so. China and Italy also a Memorandum of Understanding in this regard. Already, China has signed BRI cooperation agreements with over 40 countries.
  3. 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.
  4. Recently, Joachim Persson has been banned for 18 months for offences linked to betting and match-fixing.He belongs to which country?
    A)Canada
    B)France
    C)Denmark
    D)China
    E)Finland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Denmark’s Joachim Persson has been banned for 18 months for offences linked to betting and match-fixing. The 36-year-old former world number six was found guilty of “four violations of the code of conduct in relation to betting, wagering and irregular match results”.
  5. Which country’s government announced a donation of some Rs 22 lakh to the Rabindra Bharati Museum in Kolkata?
    A)Japan
    B)Maldives
    C)China
    D)Russia
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Japanese Government announced a donation of some Rs 22 lakh to the Rabindra Bharati Museum in Kolkata in a bid to strengthen historical and cultural ties with India.
  6. Micro Units Development & Refinance Agency Ltd. is registered as a company under which of the following acts?
    A) Companies Act, 2013
    B) Companies Act, 1956
    C) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    D) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    E) Export-Import Bank of India Act 1981
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union Budget presented by the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley, for FY 2015-16, announced the formation of MUDRA Bank. Accordingly MUDRA was registered as a Company in March 2015 under the Companies Act 2013 and as a Non Banking Finance Institution with the RBI on 07 April 2015.
  7. Which country has been elected deputy chairman of the PUIC’s general body?
    A)China
    B)Pakistan
    C)India
    D)Indonesia
    E)Afganishtan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Pakistan has been elected deputy chairman of the PUIC’s general body on the first day of its four-day conference being held in Rabat,Morocco.
  8. Which country won the 2019 badminton Asia mixed team championships?
    A)China
    B)India
    C)Pakistan
    D)Indonesia
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    China won the 2019 badminton Asia mixed team championships by defeating Japan 3-2 in the final in Hong Kong. China took the lead 1-0 after He Jiting and Du Yue overcame Japanese pair Yuta Watanabe and Arisa Higashino in the mixed doubles.
  9. Kane Tanaka was honoured as the world’s oldest living person by Guinness World Records.She belongs from which country?
    A)Japan
    B)Russia
    C)England
    D)Canada
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    A 116 year old Japanese women has been honoured as the world’s oldest living person by Guinness World Records. The global authority on records officially recognised Kane Tanaka in a ceremony at the nursing home where she lives in Fukuoka, in southwest Japan. She was born in January 1903.
  10. 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.
  11. What is the minimum balance required to be maintained in the Savings Account in Post Office in case of non – cheque facility account?
    A) Rs 20
    B) Rs 10
    C) Rs 50
    D) Rs 100
    E) Rs 200
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Rs 50 in case of non – cheque facility account.
  12. Which company has announced its inaugural “AI for India Summit” focused on discussing inclusive growth and solutions to the most enduring social challenges?
    A)WhatsApp
    B)Google
    C)Facebook
    D)IBM
    E)TCS
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    With a vision to leverage the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to deliver social good,Facebook has announced its inaugural “AI for India Summit” focused on discussing inclusive growth and solutions to the most enduring social challenges. The one-day summit will be held on 26 March in Bangalore.
  13. Recently, the government extended the deadline for linking PAN with biometric ID Aadhar by how many months?
    A)2
    B)6
    C)4
    D)5
    E)8
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The government extended the deadline for linking PAN with biometric ID Aadhar by 6 months till September 30. This is the sixth time the government has extended the deadline for individuals to link their Permanent Account Number (PAN) to Aadhaar.
  14. Which organization recently became india’s second largest state owned firm based on market capitalization?
    A)PFC
    B)NABARD
    C)SBI
    D)IRDA
    E)LIC
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    After acquiring a majority stake in REC Ltd (formerly Rural Electrification Corporation Limited), center backed Power Finance Corporation become India’s second largest Govt owned Financial Firm after State Bank of India (SBI), based on market capitalization.
  15. Where is the HQ of Badminton World Federation?
    A)Tokyo
    B)London
    C)Kuala Lumpur
    D)Beijing
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option C

  16. In which state, Election Commission has come up with a mobile application called “PWD”?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Karnataka
    D)Odisha
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In Mahrashtra, election Commission has come up with a mobile application called “PWD” for making voting easier and implement the poll body’s slogan of Accessible Elections for over two lakhs Divyang voters across the state.
  17. Where is the HQ of Power Finance Corporation?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
    E)Bhopal
    View Answer
    Option D

  18. Who was named as the new India head of Citi bank?
    A)Amitabh Chaudhary
    B)Ranjit Gill
    C)Ashu Khullar
    D)Prawat Singh
    E) Mahmoud Abbas
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Citigroup has named Ashu Khullar as the new India head after its current chief executive officer Pramit Jhaveri steps down. Khullar is currently the head of capital markets origination for the Asia-pacific region. Having joined Citi in 1988, he has worked across both developed and emerging markets in Europe, Middle East Africa and India.
  19. Where was India Open 2019 held?
    A)Chennai
    B)Pune
    C)Guwahati
    D)New Delhi
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Viktor Axelsen dashed Indian hopes with a 21-7, 22-20 win over Kidambi Srikanth at the India Open 2019 final in New Delhi. In women’s singles, Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon created history by becoming the first women’s singles shuttler to win the title three times, when she beat the third seed He Bingjiao.
  20. Recently,Balwant Singh passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Professor
    B)Journalist
    C)Poet
    D)Actor
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Former Rajpura MLA professor Balwant Singh passed away at a hospital in Chandigarh following prolonged illness. He was 82. Balwant, who hailed from Hashimpur village of Rajpura division in Patiala, joined politics after resigning from his government job as a school teacher in 1968.

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