GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 446

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Recently,Bank of Baroda acquired Vijaya Bank and which other bank to create India’s 2nd largest public sector bank?
    A)Indian Overseas Bank
    B)Dena Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Canara Bank
    E)Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bank of Baroda will acquire Vijaya and Dena bank to create India’s 2nd largest public sector bank behind State Bank of India (SBI) effective from April 1.
  2. In which state,Rongali Bihu festival is celebrated?
    A)Mizoram
    B)Nagaland
    C)Assam
    D)Sikkim
    E)Manipur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Assam’s most awaited festival the Rongali Bihu, also known as ‘Bohaag Bihu’ which marks the beginning of the new Assamese calendar year started. Assam celebrates major agricultural events as the festival of Bihu.
  3. Who became the first player in the IPL history to amass 5000 runs?
    A)Gautam Gambhir
    B)Suresh Raina
    C)MS Dhoni
    D)Virat Kohli
    E)Rahul Dravid
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Suresh Raina added another feather to his illustrious cap in Chennai as the Chennai Super Kings’ (CSK) batsman became the first in the IPL history to amass 5000 runs. The Uttar Pardesh cricketer also has 35 fifties in the league beside a century, averaging 34.27.
  4. Which country to host world’s foremost Artificial Intelligence Summit?
    A)India
    B)Russia
    C)China
    D)UAE
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    UAE is set to host the world’s foremost Artificial Intelligence,AI Summit to empower global dialogue on the future of government, business and society. The inaugural ‘AI Everything’, AIE will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre, between 30 April and 1 May.
  5. Who has has joined as an official ambassador of Toronto International Film Festival’s “Share Her Journey”?
    A)Rima Das
    B)Hima Das
    C)Hema Malini
    D)Shabana Azmi
    E)Dipa Karmakar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Assamese Filmmaker Rima Das has joined as an official ambassador of Toronto International Film Festival’s “Share Her Journey”.
  6. What does M stands for in QSAM, which is related to Aadhaar Number?
    A) Mandatory
    B) Merger
    C) Migrate
    D) Mapper
    E) Misc
    View Answer
    Option D
    Query Service on Aadhaar Mapper
  7. India joined hands with UAE and which other country to implement 2 projects in Africa?
    A)China
    B)Japan
    C)France
    D)Russia
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India is joining hands with Japan and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to implement 2 projects in Africa as it seeks to extend its footprint on the continent where strategic rival China has made deep inroads.
  8. Where is the HQ of Badminton World Federation?
    A)Tokyo
    B)London
    C)Kuala Lumpur
    D)Beijing
    E)New York
    View Answer
    Option C

  9. 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)Yahoo
    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.
  10. Which of the following is not true about Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) app?
    A) BHIM is a digital payments solution app, for easy and quick transactions, based on the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) from the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).
    B) Money can also be sent to non-UPI supported banks using IFSC code and account number.
    C) BHIM allows daily transaction limit of Rs 20,000.
    D) Through BHIM app, a maximum of Rs 5,000 is allowed per transaction.
    E) BHIM framework allows its usage without internet also.
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) provides fast, secure, reliable medium to make digital payments through your mobile phone using UPI (Unified Payment Interface) platform via Mobile App and USSD (Unstructured Supplementary Service Data) platform via *99# service.
    In a day (24 hours), a maximum of Rs 20,000 can be transferred, and a single transaction allows maximum of Rs 10,000 to be transferred.
    BHIM framework allows its usage without internet also. – thorugh SMS – BHIM framework *99# works without internet.
    The limit for USSD has currently been set at Rs. 5,000 per day.
  11. Which country successfully tested the world’s first armed amphibious drone boat?
    A)France
    B)Japan
    C)China
    D)Russia
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    China has successfully tested the world’s first armed amphibious drone boat which the Chinese military analysts claimed could be used in land assault operations and is capable of forming a combat triad with aerial drones and other drone ships.
  12. India signed MoU with Which country on cooperation in the field of geology and mineral resources?
    A)Ukraine
    B)Bolivia
    C)Uruguay
    D)France
    E)Belgium
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its ex-post facto approval to the Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) between India and Bolivia on cooperation in the field of geology and mineral resources and traditional systems of medicine and homeopathy. The MoUs were signed in Bolivia in March 2019.
  13. 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.
  14. Recently, ISRO placed which DRDO -developed electronic intelligence satellite in orbits?
    A)WingSat
    B)Emisat
    C)Sunsat
    D)Emigran
    E)SkySat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    ISRO placed DRDO -developed electronic intelligence satellite Emisat and 28 foreign satellites in orbits. Emisat, weighing 436kg, is meant for helping the military locate hostile radars. This comes days after India test-fired an anti-satellite (ASAT) missile in the Mission Shakti operation.
  15. Which country launched the Tianlian II-01 satellite?
    A)China
    B)Japan
    C)USA
    D)Indonesia
    E)Italy
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    China sent a new data relay satellite into orbit from the Xichang Satellite Launch Centre in Sichuan Province.The Tianlian II-01 satellite was launched by a Long March 3-B carrier rocket.
  16. Where is the HQ of Institute for development and research in banking Technology?
    A)Vadodara
    B)Ahmedabad
    C)Hyderabad
    D)Pune
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option C:

  17. Which country’s city has claimed to become the world’s first district using both 5G coverage and broadband gigabit networks?
    A)Japan
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)France
    E)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Shanghai claimed that it has become the world’s first district using both 5G coverage and broadband gigabit networks as China seeks to establish lead over the US and other countries in the race to develop next generation cellular mobile communications.
  18. ICC partnered with which organisation to organise #OneDay4Children at World Cup?
    A)FAO
    B)UNICEF
    C)WHO
    D)UNDP
    E)IMF
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket for Good in partnership with UNICEF announced #OneDay4Children, a tournament-wide campaign focussed on bringing the world of cricket together as one team to help build a better world for every child, at the World Cup.
  19. India successfully test fired a quick reaction surface to air missile(QRSAM) in which state?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Punjab
    C)Odisha
    D)Karnataka
    E)Haryana
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India successfully test fired a quick reaction surface to air missile(QRSAM) off the coast of Odisha. Two quick reaction surface missile were tested by the DRDO. The missile is being developed by DRDO for the Indian Army.
  20. Recently Dr SK Shivakumar passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Scientist
    C)Actor
    D)Politics
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Renowned space scientist and former Indian Space Research Organisation Satellite Center (ISAC) director Dr SK Shivakumar passed away after suffering from an illness. Dr Shivakumar was part of the team that developed the telemetry system for Chandrayaan-I – India’s first lunar exploration mission.

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