GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 456

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Who was deployed as special expenditure observer for the state of Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland by the Election Commission?
    A)DD Goel
    B)Gopal Mukherjee
    C)Paritosh Tripathi
    D)MN Roy
    E) Vijay Sardesai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Election Commission appointed 2 former civil servants Gopal Mukherjee and DD Goel as special expenditure observers for the upcoming Lok Sabha Elections. While Mr. Gopal Mukherjee ex-IRS, former Member of CBDT has been deployed in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana and Mr D.D.Goel ex-IRS, former DGIT been deployed in Arunachal Pradesh and Nagaland.
  2. Recently,which airline has joined global airlines grouping IATA as a member, becoming the first Indian low cost carrier to get the membership?
    A)SpiceJet
    B)Indigo
    C)Air india
    D)Jet Airways
    E)GoAir
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Spice Jet has joined global airlines grouping IATA as a member,becoming the first Indian low cost carrier to get the membership.
  3. Where is the HQ of World Intellectual Property Organisation?
    A)Geneva
    B)Rome
    C)NewYork
    D)Paris
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option A

  4. In which country,the campus building for Siddheshwar Education Public Campus was constructed?
    A)Bhutan
    B)China
    C)Nepal
    D)Maldives
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The campus building for Siddheshwar Education Public Campus in Bamti Bhamdar of Ramechhap district was inaugurated in a public function organised jointly by the District Coordination Committee and Campus Management Committee.
  5. India and which country to hold Varuna exercise in May 2019 in Goa coast?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Russia
    C)Vietnam
    D)France
    E)South Korea
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India and France will conduct their largest ever naval exercise ‘Varuna’ in May 2019. The objective of this exercise is to expand the strategic partnership between India and France in the Indian Ocean region (IOR).
  6. Who was honoured with the prestigious Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award in Mumbai?
    A)Ram Gopal Verma
    B)Madhur Bhandarkar
    C)AR Rahman
    D)Abbas Mashthan
    E) Satish Chandra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    National Award-winning filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar, popular scriptwriter Salim Khan and yesteryears dancing diva Helen were honoured with the prestigious Master Deenanath Mangeshkar Award at a ceremony in Mumbai.
  7. Who is the author of “Designing Destiny:The Heartfulness way”?
    A)Surya
    B)Chetan Bhagat
    C)Amitav Ghosh
    D)Kamlesh Patel
    E)R.K Narayan
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Spiritual teacher Kamlesh Patel,popularly known as Daaji addresses key issues related to destiny and how it shapes one’s life in his new book. In “Designing Destiny:The Heartfulness way”, the author provides practical wisdom on how to use heartfulness practices to refine lifestyle and design destiny, including destiny in the afterlife.
  8. What is the minimum default required to initiate insolvency procedure for corporate debtors under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code?
    A) Rs 2,00,000
    B) Rs 5,00,000
    C) Rs 3,00,000
    D) Rs 1,00,000
    E) Rs 4,00,000
    View Answer
    Option D

  9. When is Martyrs Day observed?
    A)20 March
    B)23 March
    C)22 March
    D)25 March
    E) 24 March
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Martyrs day in India is celebrated to pay homage to the victims who fought for the freedom, welfare and progress of the India and sacrificed their lives
  10. How many Indian peacekeepers serving the UN mission in South Sudan were given medals of honour for their dedicated service and sacrifice?
    A)100
    B)150
    C)110
    D)160
    E)190
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    A total of 150 Indian peacekeepers serving with the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) have received medals of honour for their dedicated service and sacrifice. The medals were given to the 150 Indian peacekeepers serving in United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in Malakal during a ceremony filled with parades and performances by a piped band.
  11. Recently Which country sealed ODI status for the first time?
    A)Ukraine
    B)Namibia
    C)Russia
    D)USA
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The United States of America sealed One-Day International status for the very first time with a third straight victory at the World Cricket League Division Two event in Namibia.
  12. HP Inc India has signed a agreement with which state to establish Center of Excellence for 3D printing?
    A)Telangana
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Odisha
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    HP Inc India has signed a pact with Andhra Pradesh Innovation Society and Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board to build a Center of Excellence that would 3D printing technology work.
  13. Which bank will develop an agricultural platform called “Baroda Kisan”?
    A)BOB
    B)IOB
    C)PNB
    D)IDBI
    E)BOI
    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.
  14. What is credit rating used for?
    A) To rate the borrower while giving loans
    B) To rate Bank while taking loans
    C) To rate customer while giving Forex loans
    D) To rate a customer before giving a home loan
    E)None of these
    View Answer
    Option A

  15. 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)Iraq
    View Answer
    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.
  16. Where is HQ of EXIM Bank?
    A)Chennai
    B)Kolkata
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option C

  17. Recently The Investor Education and Protection Fund successfully recovered how much amount of depositors money?
    A)Rs 1514 cr
    B)Rs 1476 cr
    C)Rs 1245 cr
    D)Rs 1657 cr
    E) Rs 1787 cr

    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Investor Education and Protection Fund (IEPF) Authority has successfully forced the Peerless General Finance and Investment Company Limited to transfer deposits worth about Rs 1,514 crore to IEPF, a statutory body under the ministry of Corporate Affairs. “Depositors’ money was pending with the company for the last 15 years.
  18. India signed MoU with which organization on health sciences collaboration?
    A)AIIB
    B)African Union
    C)World Bank
    D)ADB
    E)IMF
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Indian Council of Medical Research and the African Union signed a Memorandum of Understanding which formalised the India Africa Health Sciences Collaborative Platform by establishing a framework.
  19. Recently The RBI divested it’s full stake in NABARD for how much amount?
    A)Rs 1470 cr
    B)Rs 50 cr
    C)Rs 20 cr
    D)Rs 1450 cr
    E) Rs 1050 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said that it has divested its entire stake in Nabard and National Housing Bank (NHB) for Rs. 20 crore and Rs. 1,450 crore. The divestment, RBI said, was based on the recommendations of the Narasimham Committee-II.
  20. Recently HK Khan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Actor
    C)Film Director
    D)Politics
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi condoled the demise of former Gujarat Chief Secretary HK Khan. Known for outstanding administrative skills and firm grip on policy matters, Khan made an indelible contribution to Gujarat’s growth.

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