GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 452

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Which country successfully tested the world’s first armed amphibious drone boat?
    A)France
    B)Japan
    C)China
    D)Russia
    E)Singapore
    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.
  2. Recently, BSE signed MoU with Which bank to spread awareness about the benefits of listing on BSE startup’s platform?
    A)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Federal Bank
    E)AXIS Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with HDFC Bank to spread awareness about the benefits of listing on BSE Startups platform.
  3. The exercise Bold Kurukshetra 2019 is between India and which other country?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Indonesia
    C)Singapore
    D)Nepal
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Military forces of India and Singapore got together to participate in a joint exercise in Babina Cantonment in Jhansi. The three-day exercise, ‘Bold Kurukshetra–2019’, is being conducted to develop military technology, boost maritime security and bolster the nations’ fight against terrorism.
  4. According to ADB, how much amount is needed per year to build disaster resilient infrastructure in Asia?
    A)$1.7 trillion
    B)$1.5 trillion
    C)$1.4 trillion
    D)$2.0 trillion
    E) $2.8 trillion
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Developing economies across Asia are among the most vulnerable to natural disasters and have suffered damages estimated at 644 billion dollars since 2000, according to ADB.
  5. Which railway station becomes the first railway station in India to get an ISO certification from NGT?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Guwahati
    C)Lucknow
    D)Delhi
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Guwahati Railway Station has become the first ever railway station in the Indian Railways to get an ISO certification from the National Green Tribunal (NGT) for “providing passenger amenities in a clean and green environment.” The station also has amenities such as High-class reserve (VIP) lounge, waiting rooms, AC and non-AC retiring rooms, food courts and sanitation facilities.
  6. Which of the following is the class of derivative where the underlying assets are products like precious metals, agro products, energy products, etc?
    A) Freight Derivative
    B) Inflation Derivative
    C) Commodity Derivative
    D) Interest Rate Derivative
    E) Weather Derivative
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    An exchange traded derivative or over the counter derivative with an underlying reference based on nonfinancial commodities including chemicals, energy, base and precious metals, livestock, grains, and softs is known as Commodity Derivative.
    For example, commodity derivatives are used by farmers and millers to provide a degree of “insurance.”
  7. Recently, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the Institute of Advanced Virology(IAV) in which city?
    A)Kollam
    B)Kozhikode
    C)Thiruvananthapuram
    D)Thrissur
    E)Ernakulam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the Institute of Advanced Virology(IAV) in Thiruvananthapuram.
  8. The 8th edition of Home Expo India 2019 began in which city?
    A)Nashik
    B)Delhi
    C)Greater Noida
    D)Gurugram
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 8th edition of Home Expo India 2019 began at India Expo Centre and Mart in Greater Noida
  9. In which city/UT, the 3 day National Cardiology Conference will be held?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu is visiting Lucknow where he will be the chief guest at National Cardiology Conference 2019 being held at Sanjay Gandhi Post graduate Medical Sciences.
  10. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Khelo India Mobile App in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Ahmedabad
    D)Chennai
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Khelo India Mobile App at the Youth Parliament Festival in New Delhi.Developed by the Sports Authority of India, the App helps create awareness about sports and fitness, especially among youngsters.
  11. In case of individual defaulters and unlimited partnerships, the minimum amount required for attracting the insolvency code is
    A) Rs 1,000
    B) Rs 2,000
    C) Rs 5,000
    D) Rs 10,000
    E) Rs 15,000
    View Answer
    Option A

  12. Recently, RBI lowered the GDP growth rate forecast for the current fiscal to how much percent?
    A)7.2%
    B)7.5%
    C)7.3%
    D)7.4%
    E)7.7%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The RBI lowered the GDP growth rate forecast for the current fiscal to 7.2 percent from the earlier estimate of 7.4 per cent amid probability of El Nino effects on monsoon rains and uncertain global economic outlook.
  13. The 4th Resilient Cities Asia Pacific Congress 2019 was held in which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 4th Resilient Cities Asia-Pacific Congress 2019 organised by the International Council for Local Environmental Initiatives (ICLEI) and co-hosted by South Delhi Municipal Corporation started in New Delhi. It will conclude on 17th April 2019. It offers a lot of innovative solutions that build resilience to climate change at the sub-national level.
  14. Recently, BSE signed MoU with Which bank to spread awareness about the benefits of listing on BSE startup’s platform?
    A)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Federal Bank
    E)ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with HDFC Bank to spread awareness about the benefits of listing on BSE Startups platform.
  15. When is Prevention of Blindness Week observed?
    A)March 31-April 6
    B)April 3-9
    C)April 1-7
    D)April 2-8
    E)April 7-14
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    April 1 to 7 is observes as Prevention of Blindness week year in India.
  16. ICC partnered with which organisation to organise #OneDay4Children at World Cup?
    A)FAO
    B)UNICEF
    C)WHO
    D)UNDP
    E)UNESCO
    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.
  17. Which state CM launched PRANAM Commission to protect parents of government employees?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Sikkim
    D)Assam
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched PRANAM Commission, a panel set up to look after the issues concerning a Bill brought in for protection of parents of state government employees. The Parents Responsibility and Norms for Accountability and Monitoring (PRANAM) Bill, stated to be the first-of its-kind Bill in the country, is an effort to protect elderly parents of government employees in their times of need.
  18. Who was named as the new chief coach of the Indian men’s hockey team?
    A)Ravennet taneja
    B)Graham Reid
    C)Jaswinder Singh
    D)Hardeep singh
    E) Ravneet Gill
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Hockey India has named Graham Reid as the new chief coach of the Indian men’s hockey team. The 54-year-old will join the team in Bengaluru shortly for the ongoing national camp at the Sports Authority of India.
  19. What is the capital of Bolivia?
    A)Brussels
    B)Sucre
    C)Kiev
    D)Addis Ababa
    E)Queensland
    View Answer
    Option B

  20. Recently, Viharias Gopaldas Patel passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Economist
    B)Actor
    C)Poet
    D)Sports
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Viharias Gopaldas Patel,noted economist and “father of Entrepreneurship Movement” in India, passed away in Ahmedabad after a brief illness. He was 79. In 2017, the Government of India had decorated him with a Padma Shri for his contribution to the entrepreneurship movement.

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