GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 438

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. According to National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey,NARSS 2018-19,how many percent of households in rural India have access to toilet?
    A)98.54%
    B)90.52 %
    C)96.5 %
    D)95.2 %
    E)91.12%
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The National Annual Rural Sanitation Survey,NARSS 2018-19 has found that 96.5 percent of the households in rural India have access to a toilet.
  2. International Vision Zero Conference held in which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)New Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Shri Hiralal Samariya, Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment inaugurated the three days Conference on the VISION ZERO and its relevance to Occupational Safety and Health in Mumbai.
  3. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs(CCEA) has approved the investment approval for a 1320 MW Khurja Super Thermal Power Plant in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Odisha
    C)Telangana
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs(CCEA) has approved the investment approval for a 1320 MW Khurja Super Thermal Power Plant in Bulandshahar in UP. Eleven thousand eight nine crore rupees will be spent on the plant.
  4. 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)Indore
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    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.
  5. Which day is observed as Janaushadhi Diwas?
    A)March 10
    B)March 5
    C)March 7
    D)March 8
    E) March 6
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Janaushadhi Diwas celebrated across the country on 7 March. PM Narendra Modi addressed five thousand Janaushadhi stores across the country through video-conferencing on the occasion. He also interacted with owners of Janaushadhi Kendras and beneficiaries of the scheme. More than five thousand 50 Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana Kendras, PMBJP, are functional in 652 districts.
  6. 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)Twitter
    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.
  7. What is the minimum amount required to get open a Savings Account in Post Office?
    A) Account can be opened with Nil Amount
    B) Rs 10
    C) Rs 50
    D) Rs 20
    E) Rs 60
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Rs 20
    There is no maximum limit to be deposited in Account.
  8. In which city/UT, the 3 day National Cardiology Conference will be held?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    E)Bhopal
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu is visiting Lucknow where he will be the chief guest at National Cardiology Conference 2019 being held at Sanjay Gandhi Post graduate Medical Sciences.
  9. Where is the HQ of Badminton World Federation?
    A)Tokyo
    B)London
    C)Kuala Lumpur
    D)Beijing
    E)Brussels
    View Answer
    Option C

  10. Which country launched world’s first fully fledged 5G network?
    A)Japan
    B)India
    C)South Korea
    D)China
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    South Korea launches the world’s first fully fledged 5G mobile networks.. Hyper-wired South Korea has long had a reputation for technical prowess, and Seoul has made the 5G rollout a priority as it seeks to stimulate stuttering economic growth.
  11. 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)Russia
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    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.
  12. According to ADB, how much amount is needed per year to build disaster resilient infrastructure in Asia?
    A)$1.7 trillion
    B)$1.5 trillion
    C)$1.4 trillion
    D)$2.0 trillion
    E) $1.6 trillion
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Developing economies across Asia are among the most vulnerable to natural disasters and have suffered damages estimated at 644 billion dollars since 2000, according to ADB.
  13. Who has become the first Indian to be elected as a member of FIFA Executive Council.?
    A)Praful Patel
    B)Sebastian Coe
    C)Rajendra Prasad
    D)Ravindra Kumar Singh
    E) CS Rajan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Praful Patel,president of All India Football Federation has become the first Indian to be elected as a member of FIFA Executive Council.
  14. Where is the HQ of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Delhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Pune
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A

  15. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has been incorporated under the provisions of Section 25 of which act?
    A) Companies Act, 2013
    B) Companies Act, 1956
    C) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    D) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
    E) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) is the umbrella organisation for all retail payment systems in India, which aims to allow all Indian citizens to have unrestricted access to e-payment services.
    Founded in 2008, NPCI, has been incorporated as a “Not for Profit” Company under the provisions of Section 25 of Companies Act 1956 (now Section 8 of Companies Act 2013).
  16. Recently, RBI lowered the GDP growth rate forecast for the current fiscal to how much percent?
    A)7.2%
    B)7.5%
    C)7.3%
    D)7.4%
    E)7.7%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The RBI lowered the GDP growth rate forecast for the current fiscal to 7.2 percent from the earlier estimate of 7.4 per cent amid probability of El Nino effects on monsoon rains and uncertain global economic outlook.
  17. 79th Indian History Congress to be held in which city?
    A)Indore
    B)Raipur
    C)Bhopal
    D)Vadodara
    E)Kanpur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    After Pune University allegedly backed out, the Congress government in MP has decided to host the 79th Indian History Congress in Bhopal beginning February 26.
  18. Recently, NTPC signed loan agreement of Rs 2000 crore with which bank?
    A)IDBI Bank
    B)Canara Bank
    C)Dena Bank
    D)Bank Of Baroda
    E)HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The country’s largest power producer NTPC has signed a term loan agreement for Rs 2000 crore with Canara Bank.. The loan facility is extended at an interest rate linked to three months MCLR of the Bank. This loan has a door to door tenure of 15 years and will be utilised to part finance the capital expenditure of the NTPC.
  19. Which state has introduced Bandicoot,a drainage cleaning robot?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Tamil Nadu
    C)Kerala
    D)Telangana
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bandicoot,a drainage cleaning robot has been introduced for the first time in India at the Kumbakonam city corporation as part of efforts to rid of manual scavenging at the cost of Rs 18 lakh in Chennai,Tamil Nadu.
  20. Recently, Viharias Gopaldas Patel passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Economist
    B)Actor
    C)Poet
    D)Sports
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Viharias Gopaldas Patel,noted economist and “father of Entrepreneurship Movement” in India, passed away in Ahmedabad after a brief illness. He was 79. In 2017, the Government of India had decorated him with a Padma Shri for his contribution to the entrepreneurship movement.

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