GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 439

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. What is the minimum balance amount for SBI Account in a Rural Area?
    A) Rs 1,000
    B) Rs 2,000
    C) Rs 3,000
    D) Rs 5,000
    E) Rs 6,000
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    Option A

  2. Which state launched scheme “Yuvashree Arpan” for employment of youth?
    A)West Bengal
    B)Odisha
    C)Telangana
    D)Gujarat
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, West Bengal CM Mamta Banerjee announced a grant of 1 lakh to graduates of the state’s 214 polytechnics and Industrial Training Institutes (ITI), to set up small businesses. The CM introduced the scheme, Yuvashree Arpan, in Howrah district.
  3. 14th Agricultural Science Congress held in which city/UT?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Jaipur
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    14th Agricultural Science Congress organized by the National Academy of Agricultural Science(NAAS) in association with the Indian Agricultural Research Institute and ICAR held in New Delhi on the theme “Innovations for Agricultural Transformation”.
  4. Which country launched range surface to surface ballistic missile “Nasr”?
    A)UAE
    B)India
    C)Pakistan
    D)Iran
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Pakistan Army successfully test-fired the short range surface to surface ballistic missile “Nasr” which it claimed can defeat any ballistic missile defence system now available in the country’s neighbourhood or any other system being developed.
  5. Where is the HQ of SIDBI?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    E)Bhopal
    View Answer
    Option A

  6. Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the world’s first Diesel to Electric Converted Locomotive at Diesel Locomotive Works campus in which city?
    A)Varanasi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Kanpur
    E)Raipur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off the world’s first Diesel to Electric Converted Locomotive at Diesel Locomotive Works campus in Varanasi.
  7. In which state, Oil Marketing Companies will engage more than 10,000 rural women as “Ujjwala Didis” ?
    A)Odisha
    B)Sikkim
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Telangana
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In Odisha, Oil Marketing Companies will engage more than 10,000 rural women as “Ujjwala Didis” to act as grassroots energy ambassadors across the state to ensure sustainability of LPG use. Ujjwala Didis will act as a bridge between existing and prospective LPG consumers and the distributors in the state.
  8. The 4th edition of international spice conference held in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Hyderabad
    D)Ahmedabad
    E)Gwalior
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 4th edition of international spice conference held in Hyderabad.
  9. Asia’s biggest defence exhibition show “Aero India 2019” will be held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Bengaluru
    C)Pune
    D)Nashik
    E)Varanasi
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    India is hosting the 12th edition of “Aero India 2019”Asia’s biggest defence exhibition show at Air Force Station,Yelahanka,Bengaluru. from 20 to 24 February, 2019.
  10. Where is the HQ of All India Spices Exporters Forum?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Karnataka
    C)Kerala
    D)Sikkim
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option C

  11. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National War Memorial in which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the National War Memorial and slammed the previous governments for delaying the project to honour India’s bravehearts. PM Modi paid his tribute to the brave soldiers, who lost their lives in Pulwama terror attack and all those bravehearts who have sacrificed their lives for protecting India.
  12. Which state government has bestowed the “Shiv Chhatrapati Lifetime Achievement Award” on Mallakhamb coach Uday Deshpande for 2017-18?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Kerala
    D)Haryana
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Maharashtra government has bestowed the “Shiv Chhatrapati Lifetime Achievement Award” on Mallakhamb coach Uday Deshpande for 2017-18
  13. Ashraf Ghani flagged off the Afghan Cargo from western Nimroz province that will be exported to India through Chabahar Port.Where is Chabahar Port located?
    A)Afghanistan
    B)India
    C)Iran
    D)Pakistan
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani flagged off the Afghan Cargo from western Nimroz province that will be exported to India through Chabahar Port in Iran which was inaugurated in 2017. Addressing the event, Ghani said that the opening of Chabahar route will increase Afghanistan’s export from US $1 billion to US $2 billion in the next year.
  14. FCA are invested in multi-currency, multi-asset portfolios as per the norms, which are similar to the best international practices followed in this regard. C in FCA stands for?
    A) Credit
    B) Currency
    C) Call
    D) Central
    E) Cost
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Foreign currency assets (FCA) are simply assets that are valued based on a currency other than the firm’s “home” currency.
  15. In the latest ICC Test Rankings(Batsman),which player topped the list?
    A)Pat Cummins
    B)C Pujara
    C)Virat Kohli
    D)Kane Williamson
    E)AB D Villiers
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India captain Virat Kohli remained on top while teammate Cheteshwar Pujara managed to hold on to his 3rd position in the latest ICC Test Team rankings.
  16. ISRO signed agreement with which country to set up a joint maritime surveillance system in the country?
    A)France
    B)Russia
    C)Japan
    D)China
    E)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    National space agency ISRO and its French counterpart The National Centre for Space Studies(CNES) and its French counterpart sealed an agreement to set up a joint maritime surveillance system in the country in May.
  17. Which state launched the 100 day urban job guarantee scheme?
    A)Rajasthan
    B)Chhattisgarh
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 100 day urban job guarantee scheme a first in the country and the brainchild of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath is offering over 40 jobs, covering a broad spectrum from cattle grazer to accountant and photographer, as the government aims to cover as many beneficiaries as possible, regardless of their educational qualification. There is no minimum educational criteria and even the uneducated people can find work..
  18. How many LPG connections have been distributed under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana in 34 months?
    A)10 crore
    B)7 crore
    C)5 crore
    D)6 crore
    E)4 crore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    LPG connections distributed under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana touched the 7 crore mark with Geeta Devi becoming the seventh crore beneficiary of the scheme. Launched in 2016, the flagship scheme has achieved this “milestone” in just 34 months.
  19. Which state has become the first state in the country to have raise a special dog squad to detect liquor consignment.?
    A)Haryana
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Bihar
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Bihar has become the first state in the country to have raise a special dog squad to detect liquor consignment.. As many as 20 liquor-tracker dogs which were imparted training for nine months in Hyderabad have been deployed in nine police ranges in the state.
  20. Recently,noted writer Ko Channabasaappa passed away.He was the writer of which language?
    A)Odia
    B)Hindi
    C)Kannada
    D)Marathi
    E)Malayalam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Veteran freedom fighter and noted Kannada writer Ko Channabasaappa passed away in M S Ramaiah hospital in Bengaluru. He was 96. He was former Judge and had written more than 80 books. He was winner of Nadoja and Kannada Rajyotsava Awards.

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