GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 448

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Who was appointed as special central police observer for Tripura and Mizoram?
    A)Mahi Sharma
    B)BN Sharma
    C)MK Das
    D)KK Sharma
    E) DK Jain
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Election Commission of India has appointed Retired DGP of Manipur MK Das as special central police observer for Tripura and Mizoram,while Retired DG BSF KK Sharma has been appointed for west Bengal and Jharkhand.
  2. Recently, Joachim Persson has been banned for 18 months for offences linked to betting and match-fixing.He belongs to which country?
    A)Canada
    B)France
    C)Denmark
    D)China
    E)Belgium
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Denmark’s Joachim Persson has been banned for 18 months for offences linked to betting and match-fixing. The 36-year-old former world number six was found guilty of “four violations of the code of conduct in relation to betting, wagering and irregular match results”.
  3. In which city, 12th Asian Airgun Championships 2019 held?
    A)Abu Dhabi
    B)Kiev
    C)Taipei
    D)New York
    E)London
    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.
  4. Which bank will develop an agricultural platform called “Baroda Kisan”?
    A)BOB
    B)IOB
    C)PNB
    D)IDBI
    E) BOM
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Public sector lender Bank of Baroda said it will develop an agricultural platform called “Baroda Kisan” in order to provide solutions for all major agricultural requirements. Six companies Skymet Weather Services, Weather Risk Management Services, BigHaat, Agrostar India, EM3 Agri Services and Poorti Agri Services have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the bank for this project.
  5. What is the currency of Italy?
    A)Euro
    B)Dollar
    C)Peso
    D)Rufiyaa
    E)Dinar
    View Answer
    Option A

  6. What is the minimum amount required to get open a Savings Account in Post Office?
    A) Account can be opened with Nil Amount
    B) Rs 10
    C) Rs 50
    D) Rs 20
    E) Rs 45
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Rs 20
    There is no maximum limit to be deposited in Account.
  7. 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)3.8%
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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.
  8. According to Skytrax, which country’s airport has crowned the world’s best aviation hub for the 7th time time in a row?
    A)Australia
    B)India
    C)China
    D)Singapore
    E)Malaysia
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Singapore’s Changi Airport has been crowned the world’s best aviation hub for the 7th time time in a row, while New Delhi’s IGI Airport featured at number 59, according to the Skytrax World Airport Awards.
  9. Who won 2019 Masters to claim 15th major in Golf?
    A)Dustin Johnson
    B)Xander Schauffele
    C)Tiger Woods
    D)Brooks Koepka
    E) Mads Christophersen
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Tiger Woods produced a scintillating finish to win a fifth Masters title and end an 11-year wait to claim a 15th major. There were raucous celebrations around the 18th green as Woods finished with a two-under-par 70 to win on 13 under, one clear of fellow Americans Dustin Johnson, Xander Schauffele and Brooks Koepka.
  10. Yuwa,a NGO, won the Laurens Sports for Good Award.It is a NGO based in which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Maharshtra
    C)Jharkhand
    D)Haryana
    E)Uttrakhand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Yuwa,a Jharkhand based NGO, which works for girl empowerment, won the Laurens Sports for Good Award,becoming the third Indian, entry to bag the honour.
  11. Which company has claimed to develop its largest power storage system in Asia?
    A)Tesla
    B)Indus Towers
    C)TCS
    D)PFC
    E)TATA
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In a bid to reduce energy demand and provide emergency backup power to trains in Japan, Tesla has claimed to develop its largest power storage system in Asia.It has installed a bank of 42 Powerpacks at a train station in Japan’s Osaka that can provide sufficient backup power to safely move a train and its passengers to the nearest station in the event of a power outage.
  12. How many angular bleed lines are present on Rs 200 bank note for visually impaired?
    A) 5
    B) 6
    C) 7
    D) 4
    E) 8
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Intaglio or raised printing of Mahatma Gandhi portrait, Ashoka Pillar emblem, raised Identification mark H with micro-text ₹ 200, four angular bleed lines with two circles in between the lines both on the right and left sides (For visually impaired)
  13. Which company to buy 75 per cent equity stake in Starter NVa subsidiary of the Dutch based ABN AMRO Bank?
    A)IBM
    B)TCS
    C)Infosys
    D)HCL
    E)HP
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Global software major Infosys said its consulting arm would buy 75 per cent equity stake in Starter NVa subsidiary of the Dutch based ABN AMRO Bank for Rs 999 crore ($144 million) in cash for strategic partnership in The Netherlands.
  14. How much fund was infused by the government in bank of Baroda ahead of its merger operation?
    A)Rs 4781 cr
    B)Rs 5042 cr
    C)Rs 4521 cr
    D)Rs 5000 cr
    E) Rs 4534 cr
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Ahead of its merged entity operation, Bank of Baroda will receive Rs 5042 crores fund infusion from the government.
  15. 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.
  16. India’s first “fulldome 3D Digital Theatre” was opened in which city?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kolkata
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India’s first “fulldome 3D Digital Theatre” at the Science City in Kolkata was inaugurated by Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma.
  17. Who was appointed as Goa’s new Deputy Chief minister?
    A)Rahul Dev
    B)Manohar Ajgaonkar
    C)Kamal Nath
    D)Vijay Sardesai
    E) Gopal Mukherjee
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar, who switched to the Bharatiya Janata Party from Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party (MGP), was appointed as the state’s new Deputy Chief Minister.
  18. Who has been elected president of the Astronomical Society of India?
    A)Vaishnavi Sen
    B)GC Anupama
    C)Preeti Ray
    D)Anupama Srivastava
    E) Jagdish Mukhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Dr GC Anupama has been elected president of the Astronomical Society of India, becoming the first woman to head the prime association of professional astronomers in the country.
  19. Where is the HQ of Institute for development and research in banking Technology?
    A)Vadodara
    B)Ahmedabad
    C)Hyderabad
    D)Pune
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option C

  20. Recently,HS D’Lima passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Activist
    C)Journalist
    D)Poet
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    HS D’Lima ,activist from Andheri Gaothan, who fought against illegal constructions and slumification of Mumbai’s gaothans (traditional east Indian urban villages) passed away. He was 84 years old.

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