GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 443

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. According to 2019 WorldWide Cost of Living Survey,which city is rated as the cheapest city in the world?
    A)Kiev
    B)Paris
    C)Damascus
    D)Caracas
    E)Caneberra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Paris,Singapore and Hong Kong are the world’s most expensive cities, a new survey has found. Caracas, the capital of crisis-hit Venezuela, is rated as the cheapest city in the world , with prices only slightly higher in the Syrian city of Damascus.
  2. Which Indian technology startup has bagged the Next Billion Edtech Prize 2019¿
    A)Education Mania
    B)Dost Education
    C)Be You
    D)Be Your Green
    E)Smart Education
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India’s education technology startup ‘Dost Education’ has bagged a $25,000 tech prize along with two other winners from Tanzania and Egypt. The Next Billion Edtech Prize 2019, run by UK-based Varkey Foundation, recognises the most innovative technology destined to have a radical impact on education in low income and emerging world countries.
  3. What is the rank of India in the latest FIFA rankings?
    A)100
    B)104
    C)105
    D)101
    E)110
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Indian football team moved up 2 places to 101 in the latest FIFA rankings released recently. India, who have not been in action since the AFC (Asian Football Confederation) Asian Cup in January, had dropped six spots to 103 in the February edition after ending 2018 at 97.
  4. The Indian Railways has decided to run how many special summer trains to handle extra rush of passengers during this season?
    A)100
    B)150
    C)120
    D)50
    E)80
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Indian railways said that 100 summer special trains would be run to handle extra rush of passengers during this season.
  5. When is World Piano day observed?
    A)31 march
    B)29 march
    C)30 march
    D)26 march
    E) 28 march
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Travelling piano placed in a transparent cargo van, voyaged through New York City, making stops at various locations, and inviting people to play it as a special way to mark the annual World Piano Day on 30 March.
  6. In which city, 12th Asian Airgun Championships 2019 held?
    A)Abu Dhabi
    B)Kiev
    C)Taipei
    D)New York
    E)Kampala
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India ended the 12th Asian Airgun Championships 2019 in Taiyuan, Taipei, with an overall tally of 25 medals including 16 gold,five silver and four bronze to completely dominate the championships.
  7. Where is Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research situated?
    A) Nashik
    B) Mumbai
    C) New Delhi
    D) Gurugram
    E) Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Mumbai
    Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai is an advanced research institution established by The Reserve Bank of India in 1987 on the occasion of its golden jubilee. The Institute’s mission is to carry out research on developmental issues from a multi-disciplinary point of view. It has one of the largest Social Sciences libraries in Asia. The institute has an M.Phil./Ph.D. programme in Development Studies and also an MSc programme in Economics.
  8. Recently, how many varieties of Indian coffee have been awarded GI tag that will enhance its visibility globally ?
    A)5
    B)6
    C)7
    D)8
    E)9
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    5 varieties of Indian coffee have been awarded Geographical Indication (GI), a move that will enhance their visibility globally and allow growers to get the right value.
  9. Which company launched 2 new india specific tools “Candidate Connect” and “Share You Voted”?
    A)Google
    B)WhatsApp
    C)Facebook
    D)Imo
    E)Instagram
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Social-networking site facebook launched 2 new india specific tools “Candidate Connect” and “Share You Voted” to boost civic engagement on its platform during the general elections that commence in April.
  10. Which company becomes first indian port operator to record 200 MMT cargo movement?
    A)Reliance
    B)APM Terminals
    C)KPL
    D)Adani
    E)TATA
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Adani Ports and Special economic Zone(APSEZ) said that it has recorded cargo movement of more than 200 million metric tonnes (MMT) at nine ports along the east and west coasts, becoming the first Indian port operator to achieve the milestone.
  11. Where is Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) situated?
    A) Mumbai
    B) Mangalore
    C) Hyderabad
    D) Bhopal
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Institute for Development & Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) is a unique institution exclusively focused on Banking Technology. Established by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in 1996, the Institution works at the intersection of Banking and Technology. It is located in Hyderabad, India.
  12. Who was roped in as new head coach of the Indian men’s basketball team?
    A)Bobi Wine
    B)Ramesh Abhishek
    C)Vesilin Matic
    D)Kale Kayihura
    E) Mohammed Abdel fateh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Basketball Federation of india roped in vesilin Matic as the new head coach of the Indian men’s basketball team.Zoran Visic, who was earlier in charge of both the men’s and women’s national sides will continue with the women’s team after the recruitment of Visic took over the men’s side for the FIBA World Cup and the Asian qualifiers after taking over following a poor run during the Commonwealth Games in 2018.
  13. Recently,Bangladesh celebrated its which independence Day?
    A)45th
    B)47th
    C)50th
    D)49th
    E)54th
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Bangladesh celebrated the 49th Independence Day tight security. The day was celebrated with parades and paying of respects at Jatiyo Smriti Soudho, national memorial at Savar, on the outskirts of Dhaka.
  14. Recently, Bureau of Indian Standards has signed Memorandum of Understanding with which institute to collaborate in the field of standardization and conformity assessment?
    A)IIT Delhi
    B)IIT Bombay
    C)IIT Kharagpur
    D)IIT Roorkee
    E)IIT Kanpur
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Bureau of Indian Standards has signed Memorandum of Understanding with IIT Delhi to collaborate in the field of standardization and conformity assessment.This partnership is aimed at making the process of standardization more effective.
  15. What is the capital of Comoros?
    A)Tirana
    B)Yerevan
    C)Moroni
    D)Luanda
    E)Kigali
    View Answer
    Option C

  16. Where is the HQ of International Cricket Council?
    A)Abu Dhabi
    B)Dubai
    C)Paris
    D)London
    E)UAE
    View Answer
    Option B

  17. By which year,NASA has planned to put humans on Mars?
    A)2035
    B)2033
    C)2024
    D)2030
    E)2029
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    After plans to land American astronauts on the Moon by 2024, four years ahead of its previous schedule, NASA now propose to put humans on Mars by 2033.
  18. Which company recently announced a new credit card in partnership with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Mastercard Inc?
    A)Apple
    B)Google
    C)Microsoft
    D)TCS
    E)IBM
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Apple inc. announced a new credit card in partnership with Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Mastercard Inc. Cardholders receive a titanium card that has no card number, security code, or expiration date printed on the physical card.
  19. The government has recently meets fiscal deficit target of how much percent in the last fiscal 2018-19?
    A)3.5%
    B)3.3%
    C)3.4%
    D)3.1%
    E)3.9%
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The finance Ministry is believed to have met the revised fiscal deficit target of 3.4 percent in the last fiscal 2018-19 by cutting expenditure, withdrawals from small savings accounts to meet the food subsidy and higher GST collections.
  20. Recently,writer Ashita passed away.She was the writer of which language?
    A)Bengali
    B)Malayalam
    C)Tamil
    D)Hindi
    E)Telugu
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Well-known Malayalam writer and poet Ashita passed away at the age of 63 at a private hospital in Thrissur.

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