GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 441

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. In which state,Talenmark is building India’s biggest cultural monument?
    A)Telangana
    B)Odisha
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Kerala
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India’s future forward real estate company, Talenmark announced that their ambitious and iconic structure deemed to be “The Biggest Cultural Center of India” is under construction in Calicut,Kerala.
  2. Who became first Asian side in the world to beat South Africa in their home conditions?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)India
    C)Pakistan
    D)Bangladesh
    E) China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Sri lanka became the first Asian side in the world to beat South Africa in their home conditions. The Lankans completed a 2-0 sweep against the Proteas, bagging an 8-wicket win in the second Test at Port Elizabeth.
  3. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal launched Rail Drishti Dashboard in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Varanasi
    C)Gwalior
    D)Pune
    E)Bhopal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Railway Minister Piyush Goyal launched Rail Drishti Dashboard in NewDelhi. The Dashboard has been launched to keep people informed about the work going on in the Railways across the country.
  4. Recently, BSE signed MoU with Which bank to spread awareness about the benefits of listing on BSE startup’s platform?
    A)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Federal Bank
    E)ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with HDFC Bank to spread awareness about the benefits of listing on BSE Startups platform.
  5. Which country will host the U-17 Women’s World Cup(Football) in 2020?
    A)India
    B)Australia
    C)Brazil
    D)England
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India will host the U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2020, International Football Federation President Gianni Infantino said.
  6. Where is the headquarters of Asian Development Bank (ADB) situated?
    A) Shanghai, China
    B) Manila, Philippines
    C) Naypyidaw, Myanmar
    D) Rome, Italy
    E) Bern, Switzerland
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is a regional development bank established on 19 December 1966, which is headquartered in the Ortigas Center located in Mandaluyong, Metro Manila, Philippines.
  7. Where is the HQ of Gruh Finance?
    A)Chennai
    B)Ahmedabad
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B

  8. The exercise Bold Kurukshetra 2019 is between India and which other country?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Indonesia
    C)Singapore
    D)Nepal
    E)Mauritius
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Military forces of India and Singapore got together to participate in a joint exercise in Babina Cantonment in Jhansi. The three-day exercise, ‘Bold Kurukshetra–2019’, is being conducted to develop military technology, boost maritime security and bolster the nations’ fight against terrorism.
  9. Who was awarded the John Dirks Canada Gairdner Global health award?
    A)Mahendra Kumar
    B)Vikas Kumar
    C)Amar Sen
    D)Vikram Patel
    E) Mahi Singh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    the Gairdner Foundation announced the 2019 Canada Garirdner Award laureates, recognising Goa and Boston-based Vikram Patel for his research career raising the global profile of mental health problems.
  10. Which of the following is not true about Immediate Payment Service (IMPS)?
    A) IMPS offers an instant, 24X7, interbank electronic fund transfer service through mobile phones.
    B) The facility is provided by National Payments Corporation of India through its existing NFS switch.
    C) Internet Banking Account facilitates IMPS to transfer money to any account.
    D) To use IMPS, both the account holder and beneficiary needs to have Mobile Money Identifier (MMID).
    E) IMPS allows instant money transfer.
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    One can choose the IMPS method to transfer money using net banking, mobile banking, ATMs or SMSs.D) — As internet banking also facilitates IMPS, so all internet banking account holders can use IMPS to transfer funds. There are 2 options available here – One is through MMID. And another is through IFSC Code of bank branch of beneficiary (to whose account amount to be transferred), in this option MMID of neither is needed to perform transaction.
  11. Recently,Coorg Arabica Coffee was given GI tag.It is grown in which state?
    A)Karnataka
    B)Mizoram
    C)Kerala
    D)Assam
    E)Manipur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Geographical Indication(GI) tags have been granted to Coorg Arabica Coffee,Wayaanad Robusta Coffee,Chikmagalur Arabica Coffee,Araku Valley Arabica Coffee and Bababudangiris Arabica Coffee,by GI Registry.
  12. India and US have set up the first ever secure communication link between the naval headquarters in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kolkata
    E)Indore
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India and US have set up the first ever secure communication link between the naval headquarters in New Delhi and the US Central as well as Pacific Naval Commands under the landmark Indo US COMCASA pact reached last year.
  13. Recently,RBI extended deadline for compliance with KYC norms,for prepaid payment instruments(PPI) issuers.by how many months?
    A)5 months
    B)3 months
    C)9 months
    D)6 months
    E)8 months
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In a relief to e-wallet companies,RBI extended by 6 months the deadline for compliance with KYC norms,for prepaid payment instruments(PPI) issuers. The earlier deadline was February 28.
  14. Which company partnered with ICC to restart World Cup Contest?
    A)Dabur
    B)PepsiCo
    C)Coca Cola
    D)Britannia
    E)Amul
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Brittania Industries Ltd partnered the ICC to bring back their World Cup lucky draw contest whereby the winners can watch the showpiece cricket event live.
  15. Which artillery gun was recently inducted into Indian Army to boost India firepower?
    A)Surya
    B)Varun
    C)Tirj
    D)Dhanush
    E)Chand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In a major boost to India’s firepower, country’s first indigenously designed and developed Dhanush artillery gun was inducted in the Indian Army. The Dhanush gun system is based on the designs of the Bofors howitzer which was inducted in the Army in the 1980s and would be the third type of artillery gun to be inducted into the force after the K-9 Vajra and the M-777 ultra-light howitzers.
  16. In which state,ISRO opened its first visitors gallery to watch rocket launches?
    A)Kerala
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In a first, The ISRO opened a visitors with 5,000 capacity at Andhra Pradesh Sriharikota Island.The gallery has a clear line of sight to two launch pads and large screens to explain launcher and satellite features.
  17. The Hornbill festival is celebrated in which state?
    A)Assam
    B)Nagaland
    C)Mizoram
    D)Meghalaya
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In an attempt to set a new Guinness World Records in the category of ‘largest traditional Konyak dance display,’ around 5,000 Konyak community women, all decked up in colourful traditional attire, danced to the tune of a ceremonial song at Nagaland, coinciding with the Aoleang festival.
  18. What is the currency of Malawi?
    A)Dinar
    B)Won
    C)Krone
    D)Kwacha
    E)Riel
    View Answer
    Option D

  19. Recently, Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down from his post.He was the former President of which country?
    A)Germany
    B)Algeria
    C)Uganda
    D)France
    E)Belgium
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Ailing Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down from his post before his mandate ends on April 28. Bouteflika’s resignation announcement also comes one week after the country’s army chief called for Bouteflika to resign.
  20. Recently,Kartik Chandra rath passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Poet
    C)Playwright
    D)Artist
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Eminent theatre organizer and playwright Kartik Chandra Rath passed away at his residence in Cuttack following a brief illness. He was 70.

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