GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 454

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Which insurance company launched new micro insurance plan “Micro Bachat”?
    A)NIACL
    B)LIC
    C)NICL
    D)UIIC
    E)OICL
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    LIC launched a new micro insurance plan “Micro Bachat”. It is a regular premium, non-linked, participating endowment micro insurance plan, which offers a combination of protection and savings.
  2. What is the rank of India when it comes to online companies doing business abroad?
    A)8th
    B)10th
    C)11th
    D)6th
    E)9th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Singapore and Hong Kong are the number one countries when it comes to online companies doing business abroad.India fell just outside the top ten(Ranked 11th) but still ahead of the UK and US.
  3. Which bank partnered with M1Xchange Trade Receivables Discounting System for MSME bill discounting?
    A)Bank of Maharashtra
    B)Bank of Baroda
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Canara Bank
    E)Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) has partnered with M1Xchange Trade Receivables Discounting System (TReDS) platform for MSME bill discounting.
  4. 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)Gujarat
    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.
  5. Which city to host international symposium on creativity and Freedom?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chennai
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    At a time when the digital sphere has pervaded almost all spheres of life, and when nearly everything creative has been commodified, an symposium on “Creativity and Freedom” will take place in New Delhi.
  6. What is the term which refers to an economy where the government imposes few or no restrictions and regulations on buyers and sellers?
    A) Free-market Economy
    B) True-cost Economy
    C) Socialist Economy
    D) Command Economy
    E) Supply Side Economics
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Free market refers to an economy where the government imposes few or no restrictions and regulations on buyers and sellers. In a free market, participants determine what products are produced, how, when and where they are made, to whom they are offered, and at what price—all based on supply and demand.
  7. According to a study by ASSOCHAM-PwC,India’s data consumption is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of about how much percent?
    A)77.5%
    B)70.2%
    C)81.2%
    D)72.6 %
    E) 85.8 %
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India’s data consumption is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate of about 72.6 percent to 10,96,58,793 million MB by 2022, according to a study.
  8. Who was appointed as special observer for West Bengal by the Election Commission Of India?
    A)Shailendra Kumar
    B)KK Sharma
    C)Ajay V Nayak
    D)Madhuja Bakshi
    E) Sanjay Kumar
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Election Commission of India (ECI) has appointed Bihar’s former Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ajay V. Nayak as a special observer for West Bengal. He will oversee the last five phases of elections and report to the Commission on a daily basis.
  9. Where is the HQ of RailTel Corporation of India?
    A)Chennai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Mumbai
    D)Gurugram
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option D

  10. What is the dimensions of Rs 50 bank note issued after demonetization?
    A) 66mm × 145mm
    B) 63mm × 145mm
    C) 63mm × 135mm
    D) 66mm × 135mm
    E) 66mm × 132mm
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    66mm x 135mm
  11. The exercise IN VPN BILATERAL EX is between India and which other country?
    A)Oman
    B)Ukraine
    C)Vietnam
    D)Russia
    E)Brussels
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Indian Navy undertook the second edition of the bilateral maritime exercise between the Indian Navy and Vietnam Peoples’ Navy, (IN – VPN BILAT EX) at/ off Cam Ranh Bay, Vietnam. Conduct of the bilateral exercise on an annual basis would give a further fillip to the existing strong bilateral relation between the two countries.
  12. Which state’s Tashigang village is now the highest polling station in the world?
    A)Himachal Pradesh
    B)Uttrakhand
    C)J&K
    D)West Bengal
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Tucked away deep in trans-Himalayas, Tashigang,a small Himachal Pradesh village at an altitude of 15256 feet, is now the highest polling station in the world. The polling station falls in Buddhist-dominated Lahaul-Spiti, one of the 17 assembly segments that form the Mandi Lok Sabha seat, the second largest constituency in India.
  13. Where is the HQ of NASA?
    A)Paris
    B)Washington DC
    C)New York
    D)London
    E)Queensland
    View Answer
    Option B

  14. According to Open Signal,which city has topped the list of 50 cities in India in terms of 4G availability?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Dhanbad
    C)Nashik
    D)Pune
    E)Raipur
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In terms of 4G availability,Dhanbad in Jharkhand has topped the list of 50 cities in India, London-based wireless coverage mapping company Open Signal said.
  15. NASA chosen SpaceX to launch asteroid walloping mission. What will be the total cost of the project?
    A)$55 million
    B)$65 million
    C)$85 million
    D)$69 million
    E) $60 million
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    SpaceX will fly its Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) planetary-defense mission. The total launch cost for NASA will be about $69 million.
  16. Who was awarded with the Martha Farrell award 2019 for promoting gender equality?
    A)Priyal Patel
    B)Arunima Bhateja
    C)Manu Gulati
    D)Preeti Sngh
    E) Rajendra Kumar joshi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Manu gulati, a Delhi government school teacher, has been conferred the Martha Farrell award 2019 for promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment. Gulati has been instrumental in helping young girls in receiving formal school education. She has also been working with boys and girls at government schools in sensitising them about gender neutrality.
  17. Where is the HQ of Gartner?
    A)US
    B)Russia
    C)Canada
    D)India
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option A

  18. Which country launched its first ever satellite named NepaliSat 1?
    A)Thailand
    B)Nepal
    C)Sri lanka
    D)Somalia
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Nepal’s first satellite has been launched into space, which will soon start rotating around the Earth’s orbit to collect information about the country’s topography and Earths magnetic field.
  19. According to Gartner, the global IT spending is projected to be how much in 2019?
    A)$3.79 trillion
    B)$2.50 trillion
    C)$1.87 trillion
    D)$4.76 trillion
    E) $5.12 trillion
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Global IT spending is projected to total $3.79 trillion in 2019, an increase of 1.1 per cent from 2018, the latest forecast by Gartner Inc. said recently.
  20. Recently,Author Navmar Singh passed away.He was the author of which language?
    A)Tamil
    B)Bengali
    C)Urdu
    D)Hindi
    E)Telugu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Accalaimed Hindi author Namvar Singh passé away at AIIMS.

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