GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 458

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Which state launched the 100 day urban job guarantee scheme?
    A)Rajasthan
    B)Chhattisgarh
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Jharkhand
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Tthe 100 day urban job guarantee scheme a first in the country and the brainchild of Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath is offering over 40 jobs, covering a broad spectrum from cattle grazer to accountant and photographer, as the government aims to cover as many beneficiaries as possible, regardless of their educational qualification. There is no minimum educational criteria and even the uneducated people can find work..
  2. Who was appointed as Vice Chancellor of the Jamia Millia Islamia University?
    A)Noor Khatun
    B)Najma Akhtar
    C)Nimesh Shah
    D)Noor Ayat
    E) Rajendra Joshi
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    President of India, in his capacity as the Visitor of the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), appointed Professor Najma Akhtar as the vice-chancellor of the varsity, making her the first woman to hold the charge. She has been appointed for a period of five years.
  3. Who has been conferred the “Nari Shakti Puraskar” award for her contribution towards women empowerment over the last 15 years?
    A)Anindita Chaudhary
    B)Seema Mehta
    C)Akansha Joshi
    D)Simran Kaur
    E) Laxmi Gurumata Devi
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Renowned Kathak dancer Seema Mehta has conferred the “Nari Shakti Puraskar” award for her contribution towards women empowerment over the last 15 years.
  4. Where is the HQ of Bank of Baroda?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Surat
    D)Vadodara
    E)Kolkata
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    Option D

  5. How much total liquidity has been injected by the RBI in the market in 2018-19?
    A)Rs 1.65 lakh crore
    B)Rs 2.87 lakh crore
    C)Rs 2.98 lakh crore
    D)Rs 1.50 lakh crore
    E) Rs 2.11 lakh crore
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India injected a total liquidity of Rs 2.98 lakh crore in the market in 2018-19.From a daily net average surplus of Rs 27,928 crore during February 1-6, 2019, systemic liquidity moved into deficit during February 7-March 31, reflecting the build-up of government cash balances, the First Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2019-20 stated
  6. Which of the following banks launched its digibank, India’s first mobile-only bank in 2016?
    A) HDFC Bank
    B) HSBC
    C) DBS Bank
    D) RBL Bank
    E) South Indian Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    DBS Bank, Singapore’s largest bank and a leading bank in Asia, officially unveiled digibank, India’s first mobile-only bank.
    digibank is India’s first paperless, signatureless, branchless bank.
  7. In which state, Oil Marketing Companies will engage more than 10,000 rural women as “Ujjwala Didis” ?
    A)Odisha
    B)Sikkim
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Telangana
    E)Tamil Nadu
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In Odisha, Oil Marketing Companies will engage more than 10,000 rural women as “Ujjwala Didis” to act as grassroots energy ambassadors across the state to ensure sustainability of LPG use. Ujjwala Didis will act as a bridge between existing and prospective LPG consumers and the distributors in the state.
  8. Who was appointed as Vice President of Delhi hockey association?
    A)Amitabh Chaudhary
    B)Ravneet Gill
    C)Gursimran Singh
    D)KK sharma
    E) Ravneet Gill
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Gursimran Singh has been appointed Vice President of the Delhi Hockey Association (DHA). Singh, whose appointment was announced in the presence of DHA General Secretary Mahesh Dayal, is a National-level hockey player.
  9. Which bank has recently been categorized as a private sector lender following acquisition of majority stake by LIC?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)Dena Bank
    D)Vijaya Bank
    E)Corporation Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    IDBI Bank has been categorized as a private sector lender following acquisition of majority stake by LIC.
  10. When did the BRICS states signed the Agreement on the New Development Bank, which makes provisions for the legal basis of the bank?
    A) 2013
    B) 2014
    C) 2015
    D) 2012
    E) 2016
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    On 15 July 2014, the first day of the 6th BRICS summit held in Fortaleza, Brazil, the BRICS states signed the Agreement on the New Development Bank, which makes provisions for the legal basis of the bank.
    In a separate agreement, a reserve currency pool worth $100 bln was set up by BRICS nations.
    July 2014 (Treaty signed)
    July 2015 (Treaty in force)
  11. The Energy and Resources Institute(TERI) will set up incubation centre in which state for biotech solutions?
    A)Odisha
    B)Haryana
    C)Madhya Pradesh
    D)Telangana
    E)Telangana
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Energy and Resources Institute(TERI), one of country’s leading think-tanks, will set up an industrial incubation facility of TERI-Deakin Nanobiotechnology research Centre in Odisha.. The facility will support development of biotechnology solutions to address issues affecting agriculture, environment and energy.
  12. Which company announced its partnership with MMTC PAMP for buying and selling of gold?
    A)Microsoft
    B)Google
    C)Amazon
    D)Mobikwik
    E)Yahoo
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Aiming to make Google Pay more useful for Indian users, Google announced its partnership with MMTC-PAMP India for buying and selling gold through the application. MMTC-PAMP India is an internationally recognised metal and mining service provider.
  13. Recently,The election commission launched which application for real time availability of voter turnout during elections?
    A)Indian Voters
    B)Voter Turnout
    C)PWD
    D)Voter India
    E)Indian Trunout
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Election Commission (EC) launched a new mobile application for near-realtime availability of voter turnout during elections across the country. The beta version of the “Voter Turnout” app, available on Android Playstore, currently shows the state-wise and constituency-wise voter turnout in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections.
  14. Where is the HQ of Google?
    A)Washington DC
    B)New York
    C)London
    D)Paris
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option A

  15. The UK’s Royal Mint unveiled how much denomination coin inspired by the late legendary British physicist Stephen Hawking’s seminal work on black holes?
    A)50 pence
    B)100 pence
    C)20 pence
    D)10 pence
    E) 110 pence
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The UK’s Royal Mint unveiled a new commemorative 50 pence coin inspired by the late legendary British physicist Stephen Hawking’s seminal work on black holes.
  16. Recently, Abdoulaye Idrissa Maiga resigned recently. He was the former prime minister of which country?
    A)Mali
    B)Ukraine
    C)Poland
    D)Afghanistan
    E)Indonesia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Just months before the presidential elections, Mali’s Prime Minister Abdoulaye Idrissa Maiga and his cabinet resigned recently. Maiga “presented to the president his resignation along with that of the members of his government.
  17. What was the rank of India in terms of highest number of impacted species in biodiversity rich zones due to human actions according to a study by PLOS Biology?
    A)16th
    B)15th
    C)14th
    D)12th
    E)10th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India was ranked 16th in the world in terms of highest number of impacted species in biodiversity rich zones due to human actions. In India, 35 species affected on an average in biodiversity-rich zones.
  18. Which bank tied up with Srei Equipment Finance Limited for infra equipment loans?
    A)Indian Bank
    B)Canara Bank
    C)Bank of India
    D)Bank of Baroda
    E)Dena Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Srei Equipment Finance Ltd (SEFL) and India’s third-largest lender Bank of Baroda have inked a co-lending arrangement for infrastructure equipment. The partnership will enable Kolkata-based Srei Infrastructure Finance Ltd’s equipment finance segment and Bank of Baroda to team up and expand their respective customer base.
  19. Which company acquired US based Strong Bridge Envision?
    A)Wipro
    B)Syntel
    C)HCL
    D)TCS
    E)IBM
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    IT major HCL Technologies said that its acquisition of US based Strong based Bridge Envision has been completed. HCL had recently agreed to acquire the Seattle-based company to enhance its digital transformation consulting capabilities. The deal was worth 45 million dollars.
  20. Recently Paripooranand Painuly passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Freedom fighter and politician
    B)Actor and director
    C)Sports
    D)Writer and poet
    E)Producer
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Former Congress MP and freedom fighter Paripooranand Painuli passed away at his residence in the Vasant Vihar area in Dehradun

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