GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 445

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. In which state,”Rice Knowledge Bank” an agriculture web portal dedicated to enhancing knowledge on rice production techniques and technologies,was opened?
    A)Odisha
    B)Sikkim
    C)Tripura
    D)Assam
    E)Manipur
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    “Rice Knowledge Bank”-Assam an agriculture web portal dedicated to enhancing knowledge on rice production techniques and technologies, best production practices and state agriculture facts, was launched as part of the World Bank funded project –Assam Agri Business and Rural Transformation.
  2. Which company has unveiled its Cloud Gaming Service called Stadia?
    A)Adobe
    B)Google
    C)Amazon
    D)Microsoft
    E)TCS
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Google has unveiled its Cloud Gaming Service called Stadia at the Game Developers Conference in san Francisco.
  3. Where is the HQ of Integral coach Factory?
    A)Kochi
    B)Pune
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    E)Jaipur
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    Option C

  4. The biannual Army Commanders Conference began in which state/UT?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Gwalior
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The biannual Army Commanders Conference began in New Delhi.
  5. PM Narendra Modi recently inaugurated Ordance Factory Board in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Gorakhpur
    C)Amethi
    D)Lakimpur
    E)Varanasi
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indo Russian Ltd Plant at Ordance Factory Board Korwa in Amethi inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
  6. How much amount was cleared by Defence Ministry to buy 10 lakh “Made in India” multi mode hand grenades?
    A)Rs 350 cr
    B)Rs 250 cr
    C)Rs 400 cr
    D)Rs 500 cr
    E) Rs 600 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Defence Ministry cleared a major project for the Indian Army for the acquisition of 10 lakh “Made in India” multi mode hand grenades.
  7. Where is Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL) situated?
    A) Jaipur
    B) Ahmedabad
    C) Pune
    D) Mumbai
    E)Bhopal
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Centre for Advanced Financial Research and Learning (CAFRAL) is an independent body set up by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in the backdrop of India’s evolving role in the global economy, in the financial services sector and its position in various international fora, and to develop into a world class global institution for research and learning in banking and finance.
    The Governor of RBI is the Chairman of the Governing Council of CAFRAL.
  8. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy bOard of India(IBBI) signed a MoU with which organization for effective implementation of the new bankruptcy law?
    A)IRDA
    B)SEBI
    C)NABARD
    D)RBI
    E)SBI
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Insolvency and Bankruptcy bOard of India(IBBI) signed a memorandum of understanding with the SEBI with for effective implementation of the new bankruptcy law.
  9. What is the theme of this year’s World Health Day?
    A)Universal World and Health
    B) Universal Coverage: Everyone,Everywhere
    C)Health for All
    D)Healthy LIfestyle
    E)Health is Wealth
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Every year,the World Health Day is celebrated on April 7.the theme is “Universal Coverage:Everyone,Everywhere”.
  10. Government think tank NITI Aayog partnered with which company to develop creative skills and spread digital literacy among school children in India?
    A)HCL
    B)TCS
    C)Adobe
    D)IBM
    E)Infosys
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Government think tank NITI Aayog partnered with software major Adobe to develop creative skills and spread digital literacy among school children in India.
  11. How much amount of loan was given by Asian Development Bank for the Mumbai Metro Rail System?
    A)$945 million
    B)$926 million
    C)$850 million
    D)$900 million
    E) $770 million
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Marking its single largest infrastructure loan ever, the Asian Development Bank signed a $926 million loan agreement with India to operationalise two lines for the Mumbai Metro Rail System.
  12. According to NITI Aayog,Hailakandi district of which state has topped aspirational district list?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Telangana
    C)Assam
    D)Odisha
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Assam’s Hailakandi district has shot up to number one from the 52nd position, among the aspirational districts of the country, a new report released by the NITI Aayog.
  13. Which of the following is correct in the context of over night market?
    A) It is a money market term
    B) It is the shortest term loan
    C) The borrower returns the capital and interest at the start of the next business day under this arrangement
    D) All of these
    E) None of these
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    Option D

  14. Which country topped Global Consumer Confidence Survey?
    A)Russia
    B)Canada
    C)India
    D)UK
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The global consumer confidence in india is at peak. This was revealed in the latest Conefrence Board Global Consumer Confidence Survey, which is conducted in collaboration with Nielsen.India had a Consumer Confidence Index(CCI) score of 133 in the fourth quarter of 2018 edging past the Philippines (131) and Indonesia (127).
  15. Who has been selected for the Saraswati Samman 2018?
    A)Rajendra Joshi
    B)K Siva Reddy
    C)KK Sharma
    D)LeelaDhar Vyas
    E) Devendra Sikri
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Telugu poet K Siva Reddy has been selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman, 2018 for his collection of poetry titled Pakkaki Ottigilite. The award carries a cash prize of 15 lakh rupees, a citation and a plaque.
  16. The 16th edition of the joint military exercise “AFRICAN LION 2019” was held between Morocco and which country?
    A)France
    B)Russia
    C)USA
    D)India
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 16th edition of the joint military exercise between Morocco and USA named “African Lion 2019” was held from March 16 to April 7, 2019 in Southern Morocco in the cities of Agadir, Tifnit, Tan-Tan, Tata, and Ben Guerir near Marrakech.
  17. A new species of ancient human “ Homo luzonensis” was found in which country ?
    A)Russia
    B)Philippines
    C)France
    D)Japan
    E)Italy
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    A new species of ancient human, thought to have been under 4ft tall and adapted to climbing trees, has been discovered in the Philippines, providing a twist in the story of human evolution.
  18. How much loan will be provided by AIIB to finance the Andhra Pradesh Rural Roads Project?
    A)USD 450 million
    B)USD 455 million
    C)USD 200 million
    D)USD 500 million
    E) USD 424 million
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB) will provide a loan of USD 455 million to finance the Andhra Pradesh Rural Roads Project,, which will connect abing out 3,300 habitations with a population of more than 250, and benefit around two million people.
  19. Department of Telecom has given in principle approval to Tata Teleservices with Which company?
    A)Jio
    B)Airtel
    C)Vodafone
    D)Idea
    E)Aircel
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bharti Airtel has confirmed that it has received in-principle approval from the telecom department on the merger of Tata Teleservices (TTSL) with Airtel. Airtel and TTSL had announced the deal in September 2017. As per the agreement -Airtel will take in the Tata Group-owned telecoms consumer mobile operations in 19 telecom circles – 17 under TTSL and two under TTML.
  20. Recently, Sydney Brenner passed away. He was related to which field?
    A)Politics
    B)Biologist
    C)Poet
    D)Sports
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Sydney Brenner, the Nobel laureate whose studies on the roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans led to seminal discoveries in genetics and developmental biology passed away in Singapore. He was 92.

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