GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 449

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Which country was awarded the ICC Test Championship Mace for the consecutive 3rd year?
    A)Australia
    B)Pakistan
    C)India
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)Bangladesh
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    India retained the ICC Test Championship Mace and won the purse of USD one million for a 3rd year running after a memorable season that saw them winning their maiden series in Australia. India finished at the top of the ICC Test team rankings recently while New Zealand have ensured second place.
  2. Who was presented with BusinessLine Changemaker of the Year Award?
    A)Arun Jaitley
    B)Mukesh Ambani
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Nitin Gadkari
    E)Rahul Gandhi
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh presented the BusinessLine Changemaker of the Year Award to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley over successful implementation of the GST. Jaitley received the award on behalf of the GST Council.
  3. According to Asian Development Bank,at how much percent India economy to grow in FY 2019?
    A)6.5%
    B)7.0%
    C)7.1%
    D)7.2%
    E)6.8%
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The growth is forecast to pick up modestly to 7.2 percent in FY2019 on revived rural consumption, continued growth in private investment in response to improved bank and corporate balance sheets, more competitive domestic firms and products under the Goods and Services Tax, and less drag from net exports.
  4. 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
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    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.
  5. Micro Units Development & Refinance Agency Ltd. is registered as a company under which of the following acts?
    A) Companies Act, 2013
    B) Companies Act, 1956
    C) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    D) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    E) Export-Import Bank of India Act 1981
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union Budget presented by the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley, for FY 2015-16, announced the formation of MUDRA Bank. Accordingly MUDRA was registered as a Company in March 2015 under the Companies Act 2013 and as a Non Banking Finance Institution with the RBI on 07 April 2015.
  6. Which country has unveiled the new name of imperial era as “Reiwa”?
    A)France
    B)Russia
    C)Japan
    D)China
    E)Italy
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Japan has unveiled the name of the new imperial era that will begin when Prince Naruhito becomes head of the world’s oldest hereditary monarchy next month.
  7. The New York Times and Which other newspaper were awarded the Pulitzer Prizes for separate investigations of Donald Trump?
    A)The London Street
    B)The Wall Street Journal
    C)Times Now
    D)Forbes
    E)The Indian Express
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal were awarded Pulitzer Prizes for their separate investigations of President Donald Trump and his family
  8. Which state’s ”Kandhamal Hladi” got GI tag?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Kerala
    E)Tripura
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    ”Kandhamal Hladi” , a variety of turmeric indigenous to southern Odisha, has earned the GI tag from Intellectual Property India, an organisation functioning under the auspices of the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
  9. To avail the facility of Cheque in Savings Account in Post office, what minimum amount is required to get open an account?
    A) Rs 500
    B) Rs 100
    C) Rs 1000
    D) Rs 200
    E) Rs 400
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In case of a savings account, it is Rs 20. And to avail cheque facility for the same account, it is Rs 500
  10. Which country to host world’s foremost Artificial Intelligence Summit?
    A)India
    B)Russia
    C)China
    D)UAE
    E)Japan
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    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.
  11. Which company has launched a unique proposition through its campaign #BijliOnEMI ?
    A)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    B)Bajaj Finserv
    C)ICICI Bank
    D)Sbi
    E)Rbl Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bajaj Finserv through its lending arm Bajaj Finance Ltd. has launched a unique proposition through its campaign #BijliOnEMI wherein customers buying air-conditioners on EMI can avail an Insta Credit loan in their Bajaj Finserv Wallet which they can use to pay their electricity bills on EMI.
  12. Who was awarded with highest state honour ‘Order of St Andrew the Apostle’ by Russia¿
    A)Arun Jaitley
    B)Nitin Gadkari
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Smriti irani
    E)Mamta Banerjee
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Russia awarded its highest state honour ‘Order of St Andrew the Apostle’ to PM Narendra Modi for exceptional services in promoting special and privileged strategic partnership between the Russian Federation and the Republic of India and friendly relations between the Russian and Indian peoples.
  13. In which state,Talenmark is building India’s biggest cultural monument?
    A)Telangana
    B)Odisha
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Kerala
    E)Tamil Nadu
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    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.
  14. Who won 2019 Masters to claim 15th major in Golf?
    A)Dustin Johnson
    B)Xander Schauffele
    C)Tiger Woods
    D)Brooks Koepka
    E) Chang Yufi
    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.
  15. What is the currency of Malawi?
    A)Dinar
    B)Won
    C)Krone
    D)Kwacha
    E)Rufiya
    View Answer
    Option D

  16. Which country to be guest honour at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2019¿
    A)Myanmar
    B)India
    C)Malaysia
    D)Thailand
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    UAE has announced that India will be the Guest of Honour country at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, ADIBF 2019, to be held from 24th to 30th of this month.
  17. 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

  18. India inks MoU with National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Consultancy Services (NABCONS) for setting up the India –Africa Institute of Agriculture and Rural development in which country?
    A)Maldives
    B)Malawi
    C)Uganda
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Consultancy Services(NABCONS) for setting up the India –Africa Institute of Agriculture and Rural development in Malawi, a landlocked country in southeastern Africa.
  19. Which cyclone recently hitted port city of Beira?
    A)Idai
    B)Ikur
    C)Aval
    D)Vol
    E)Titli
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Cyclone Idai , which is carrying heavy rains and winds of up to 177 km/h (106 mph), made landfall at the port city of beira. .
  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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