GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 451

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Where is the HQ of BCCI?
    A)Ahmedabad
    B)Mumbai
    C)Delhi
    D)Kolkata
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B

  2. Which ICGC ship was commissioned at a ceremony held at Naval Jetty at the dockyard in the city?
    A)Veera
    B)Vikramaditya
    C)Vijit
    D)Tarini
    E)Jahaj
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat commissioned the Indian Coast Guard Ship Veera at a ceremony held at Naval Jetty at the dockyard in the city. Veera, third in the series of offshore patrol vessels of the Coast Guard, was built by L&T at its shipbuilding facility at Kattupalli in Chennai.
  3. Recenty,which cup is to be replaced by ATP(Association of Tennis Professionals Cup)?
    A)Rogers Cup
    B)Toronto Cup
    C)French Cup
    D)Hopman Cup
    E)Thomas Cup
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The city of Perth in Western Australia will no longer play host to the Hopman Cup. Instead, the mixed tournament format will be replaced with an all men’s event called the ATP(Association of Tennis Professionals Cup).
  4. In which state,Rongali Bihu festival is celebrated?
    A)Mizoram
    B)Nagaland
    C)Assam
    D)Sikkim
    E)Tripura
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    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.
  5. Which country was the net importer of steel during 2018-19?
    A)USA
    B)India
    C)Russia
    D)China
    E)South Korea
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    India was a net importer of steel during the 2018-19 fiscal year, the first time in three years, as the country lost market share among its traditional steel buyers and imports jumped on demand for higher-quality steel domestically.
  6. The centre recently gave its nod to change the name of village Durjanour to Shivdham.This village belongs to which state?
    A)Madhya Pradesh
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Haryana
    E)Uttrakhand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Centre has approved a proposal to change the name of a village in Madhya Pradesh from ‘Durjanpur’ to ‘Shivdham’. The central government’s nod was given to the proposal of the Madhya Pradesh government sent last year before the Assembly elections held in November.
  7. Which PSB became the first bank to meet RBI’s EMV mandate?
    A)Canara Bank
    B)IDBI
    C)Bank of Baroda
    D)SBI
    E)BOM
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    ACI Worldwide, a global provider of real time electronic payment and banking solutions, announced that Canara Bank has successfully rolled out major new functionality to support EMV card acquiring across its ATM network and Aadhaar Authentication, leveraging ACI’s UP Retail Payments solution to achieve market firsts.
  8. PhonePe, a Flipkart Group company, with which of the following banks launched India’s first UPI (Unified Payments Interface) based mobile payments app?
    A) Yes Bank
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) Bank of Baroda
    D) United Bank of India
    E) Bank of Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Mobile payments start-up PhonePe Internet Pvt. Ltd, which is owned by Flipkart, in partnership with private lender Yes Bank launched unified payments interface (UPI) based payments app.
    PhonePe allows users to link their bank accounts securely to their smartphone using National Payments Corporation of India’s encrypted libraries.
  9. Google and Apple recently banned which application from their play store and App Store?
    A)Tiktok
    B)Like
    C)Mrunal
    D)Pubg
    E)Hike
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Google and Apple have blocked the download of TikTok from Play Store and App Store respectively in India, following a request from the government to ban access to the Chinese short video-sharing app that has been downloaded over 230 million times in the country.
  10. Who topped Forbes “The World’s Richest Sports Team Owners 2019” list?
    A)Mukesh Ambani
    B)Shahrukh Khan
    C)Salman Khan
    D)Anil Ambani
    E)Amitabh Bachchan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Reliance Industries chairman and Asia’s richest man Mukesh Ambani recently topped Forbes “The World’s Richest Sports Team Owners 2019 list.
  11. According to report by Bain and Company ,the travel spend in India is expected to grow at what percent by 2021?
    A)11 percent
    B)13 percent
    C)12 percent
    D)14 percent
    E) 16 percent
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The travel spend in India is expected to grow at 13 per cent to a total of $136 billion by 2021, said a new report by Bain & Company and Google India. According to the “How Does India Travel” report, the Indian traveller spent around $94 billion in 2018 on around 2 billion domestic and international trips, thus, helping India’s travel and tourism industry achieve unprecedented scale.
  12. Who has been named as the goodwill ambassador of team India(women) at the Street Child Cricket World Cup ?
    A)Deepti Sharma
    B)Mithali Raj
    C)Smriti Mandhana
    D)Harmanpreet Kaur
    E) Dipa Karmakar
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Indian women’s cricket team captain Mithali Raj has been named the goodwill ambassador of Team India at the Street Child Cricket World Cup (SCCWC). She, alongside Sourav Ganguly and Rajasthan Royals, joins in supporting the team as they gear up for the final match at Lords, just ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup in May this year.
  13. Which of the following is the class of derivative whose payments are determined through calculation techniques where the underlying benchmark product is an interest rate, or set of different interest rates?
    A) Equity Derivative
    B) Inflation Derivative
    C) Credit Derivative
    D) Interest Rate Derivative
    E) Freight Derivative
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In finance, an interest rate derivative (IRD) is a derivative whose payments are determined through calculation techniques where the underlying benchmark product is an interest rate, or set of different interest rates. There are a multitude of different interest rate indices that can be used in this definition.
  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 4850 cr
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Ahead of its merged entity operation, Bank of Baroda will receive Rs 5042 crores fund infusion from the government.
  15. Where is the HQ of Mobikwik?
    A)Pune
    B)Noida
    C)Delhi
    D)Gurugram
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option D

  16. In a bid to curb fake news during the general elections, NASSCOM Foundation came together to impart digital literacy training in partnership with which company?
    A)Facebook
    B)WhatsApp
    C)Hike
    D)WeChat
    E)Instagram
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In a bid to curb fake news during the general elections, Whatsapp and NASSCOM Foundation came together to impart digital literacy training.
  17. Who was announced as brand ambassador of RedBus?
    A)Yuvraj Singh
    B)MS Dhoni
    C)Virat Kohli
    D)KL Rahul
    E)Umesh Yadav
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    redBus, the world’s largest bus ticketing platform, has announced M.S. Dhoni as its brand ambassador. Dhoni will helm all major campaigns for the brand, across media platforms and will soon appear in his first promotional concept for the brand.
  18. When is National Cleft Day observed?
    A)Feb 10
    B)Feb 9
    C)Feb 8
    D)Feb 11
    E) Feb 18
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    To mark the 2nd annual National Cleft Day,Smile Train India has officially launched the country’s first toll-free national cleft helpline – Smile Train India Cleft Helpline.
  19. Who became the youngest Indian women to win on the Ladies European Tour in Cape Town, South Africa?
    A)Diksha
    B)Kavya
    C)Akansha
    D)Deepika
    E)Disha
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Diksha wrote her own piece of history by becoming the youngest Indian women to win on the Ladies European Tour in Cape Town, South Africa.
  20. Recently,Daryl D’Monte passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Poet
    C)Politics
    D)Sports
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Senior journalist and environmental activist Darryl D’Monte who worked with leading English dailies, passed away at a hospital in Mumbai after a brief illness

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