GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 457

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Which country has recently become a member of the International Criminal Court?
    A)Malaysia
    B)Belarus
    C)Canada
    D)Austria
    E)Belgium
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Malaysia has become a member of the Inernational Criminal Court.The ICC is the world’s only permanent war crimes court and aims to prosecute the worst abuses when national courts are unable or unwilling.
  2. Where is the HQ of Economist Intelligence Unit?
    A)Rome
    B)Paris
    C)NewYork
    D)London
    E)Singapore
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    Option D

  3. Recently,the government announced to launch coin of which denomination?
    A)Rs 200
    B)Rs 20
    C)Rs 50
    D)Rs 100
    E) Rs 150
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In a first,the government announced new Rs 20 coin which will be shaped like a 12 edged polygon (dodecagon). The outside diameter of new Rs 20 coin will be 27mm (millimeters) and it will weigh 8.54 grams
  4. In which state, a 110 feet National flag was hoisted as a tribute to 40 soldiers martyred in last week’s terror attack at Pulwama in J&K?
    A)Haryana
    B)Chhattisgarh
    C)Punjab
    D)Odisha
    E)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    A 110 feet National flag was hoisted at Raipur railway station in Chhattisgarh as a tribute to 40 soldiers martyred in last week’s terror attack at Pulwama In J&K.
  5. Which city/UT to host 18th Asian Billiards Asian Snooker Championship?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chandigarh
    E)Gurgaon
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Chandigarh will host the 18th Asian Billiards, the 20th Under-21 Asian Snooker Championship and the 3rd Ladies Asian Snooker Championship from April 27 to May 3, officials of the Punjab Billiards and Snooker Association (PBSA) said in Chandigarh.
  6. According to Economist Intelligence Unit 2019 Index of Cancer Preparedness report,what is the rank of India ?
    A)19th
    B)37th
    C)20th
    D)51st
    E)66th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) has released the 2019 Index of Cancer Preparedness (ICP) in which India’s overall rank is 19th out of 28 countries, with a score of 64.9. Australia tops the ICP, followed by the Netherlands and Germany. Saudi Arabia, Romania, and Egypt are at the bottom in Index.
  7. The country’s 500th Passport Kendra has been opened up in which state?
    A)Kerala
    B)Odisha
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Gujarat
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The country’s 500th Passport Kendra has been made operational at Pratapgarh in Rajasthan.
  8. Which Indian organization has entered into a partnership with Xuzhou city in Jiangsu province to develop an IT corridor in China?
    A)HCL
    B)NASSCOM
    C)TCS
    D)CRIS
    E)IBM
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Indian IT apex body NASSCOM said it has entered into a partnership with Xuzhou city in Jiangsu province to develop an IT corridor in China.
  9. What is the capital of Mali?
    A)Bamako
    B)Kiev
    C)Addis Ababa
    D)Zagreb
    E)Jakarta
    View Answer
    Option A

  10. Which state’s ”Kandhamal Hladi” got GI tag?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Kerala
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    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.
  11. The world’s first malaria vaccine has been launched in which country?
    A)Malawi
    B)Iran
    C)Myanmar
    D)India
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The world’s first malaria vaccine has been launched in Malawi after concerted efforts of over 30 years to protect children from the deadly disease that claims over 435,000 lives globally every year.
  12. India and US have set up the first ever secure communication link between the naval headquarters in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kolkata
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India and US have set up the first ever secure communication link between the naval headquarters in New Delhi and the US Central as well as Pacific Naval Commands under the landmark Indo US COMCASA pact reached last year.
  13. Which state launched “Mukhya Mantri Karigar Sahayata” scheme?
    A)Rajasthan
    B)Telangana
    C)Odisha
    D)Sikkim
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the “Mukhya Mantri Karigar Sahayata” scheme in Bhubaneshwar.
  14. Recently, Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down from his post.He was the former President of which country?
    A)Germany
    B)Algeria
    C)Uganda
    D)France
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Ailing Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika stepped down from his post before his mandate ends on April 28. Bouteflika’s resignation announcement also comes one week after the country’s army chief called for Bouteflika to resign.
  15. Where is the HQ of ISRO?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Bengaluru
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D

  16. Recently,Which application was launched that offers loans to salaried professional within 5 minutes?
    A)Loan Hassle
    B)Boost
    C)Money Loji
    D)PayPal U
    E)Paytm
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Money Loji, a modern money lending platform, has launched its App, which offers quickest and the most secure loans to salaried professionals for an immediate requirement with flexible repayment options starting from 7 days to a maximum of 90 days.
  17. According to labour Ministry,the income tax exemption limit has been doubled to how much amount?
    A)Rs 25 lakh
    B)Rs 15 lakh
    C)Rs 20 lakh
    D)Rs 10 lakh
    E) Rs 30 lakh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The labour Ministry said that the income tax exemption limit has been doubled to Rs 20 lakh .from the existing Rs 10 lakh, a move that will benefit employees who are not covered by the Payment of Gratuity Act,1972.
  18. When is International Mother Earth Day observed?
    A)April 25
    B)April 22
    C)April 23
    D)April 24
    E) April 20
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    On 22nd April 2009 the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution declaring 22nd April as the “International Mother Earth Day”. The term ‘Mother Earth’ implies the interdependent relationship which exists between all the species of planet earth and to acknowledge earth’s role in sustaining them all.
  19. 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.
  20. Recently,S Muthiah passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politics
    B)Singer
    C)Actor
    D)Journalist
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Renowned city-based chronicler and writer-journalist S Muthiah passed away in Chennai. He was 89. Muthiah was born in 1930 in the erstwhile Madras Presidency, in what is today the Ramanathapuram district of Tamil Nadu.

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