GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 459

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Recently, RBI withdrew how much percent limit on investments by FPIs, in corporate bonds of an entity with a view to encourage more foreign investments?
    A)10%
    B)20%
    C)30%
    D)40%
    E)50%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    RBI withdrew the 20% limit on investments by FPIs, in corporate bonds of an entity with a view to encourage more foreign investments.
  2. In how many states and UT’s, Rajnath Singh will launch Emergency Response Support System(ERSS) for women safety?
    A)14
    B)12
    C)16
    D)18
    E)10
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Home Minister Rajnath Singh will launch Emergency Response Support System(ERSS) in 16 states and UT’s for women safety from New Delhi.
  3. Where is the HQ of International Labour Organization?
    A)Hague
    B)Geneva
    C) Algeria
    D)Paris
    E) Rome
    View Answer
    Option B

  4. Which social media platform announced an investment of over $100 million to expand its business in India in the next three years?
    A)Facebook
    B)BIGO
    C)WeChat
    D)Line
    E)Viber
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Singapore based social media platform BIGO Technology announced an investment of over $100 million to expand its business in India in the next three years, creating nearly 1,000 jobs.
  5. Where is the HQ of JP Morgan?
    A)Washington DC
    B)London
    C)New York
    D)Paris
    E)Abu Dhabi
    View Answer
    Option C

  6. When the bank is not able to have enough cash to carry out its day-to-day operations, it is called
    A) Liquidity risk
    B) Systemic risk
    C) Operational risk
    D) Liquidity risk
    E) Foreign exchange risk
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Liquidity means a bank has the ability to meet payment obligations primarily from its depositors and has enough money to give loans. So liquidity risk is the risk of a bank not being able to have enough cash to carry out its day-to-day operations.
  7. Who was awarded with highest state honour ‘Order of St Andrew the Apostle’ by Russia¿
    A)Arun Jaitley
    B)Nitin Gadkari
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Smriti irani
    E)Mayawati
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Russia awarded its highest state honour ‘Order of St Andrew the Apostle’ to PM Narendra Modi for exceptional services in promoting special and privileged strategic partnership between the Russian Federation and the Republic of India and friendly relations between the Russian and Indian peoples.
  8. The 2919 International Fleet Review will be held in which country?
    A)Indonesia
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)India
    D)China
    E)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Indian Navy ships Kolkata and Shakti arrived at Qingdao in China to participate in the International Fleet Review (IFR) as a part of the 70th anniversary celebrations of People Liberation’s Army (PLA-Navy).
  9. Recently, Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launched which application where all the three modules- Conversion, Substitution and Mutation related to properties have been made online?
    A)e-Dharti
    B)e-India
    C)e-Bhoomi
    D)e-Bharat Bhoomi
    E)e-Bhoo
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launched e-Dharti App where all the three modules- Conversion, Substitution and Mutation related to properties have been made online. The payment system in Land and Development Office, L&DO has also been completely digitized.
  10. IIBs are debt market securities offered by the government, and even some corporations with a view to protect your savings from inflation. What does middle letter I stands for in IIB?
    A) Inflation
    B) Indexed
    C) Information
    D) Investement
    E) Involve
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Inflation-indexed bonds
  11. Which country to be guest honour at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2019¿
    A)Myanmar
    B)India
    C)Malaysia
    D) Thailand
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    UAE has announced that India will be the Guest of Honour country at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, ADIBF 2019, to be held from 24th to 30th of this month.
  12. The country’s 500th Passport Kendra has been opened up in which state?
    A)Kerala
    B)Odisha
    C)Rajasthan
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The country’s 500th Passport Kendra has been made operational at Pratapgarh in Rajasthan.
  13. Which company has inked a pact with China’s FutureMive Automative to develop connected mobility solutions ?
    A)Wipro
    B)Tata technolgies
    C)TVS
    D)TCS
    E)Mahindra
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Tata Technologies said it has inked a pact with China’s FutureMove Automotive to develop connected mobility solutions for automotive manufacturers in China and other markets. The companies signed a memorandum of understanding on the sidelines of the Shanghai Motor Show 2019.
  14. In which country,scientists have unearthed 220 million year old dinosaurs fossils?
    A)Maldives
    B)Canada
    C)Argentina
    D)Russia
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    A site containing the 220-million-year-old fossilised remains of nearly a dozen dinosaurs has been discovered in western Argentina. According to Martinez, of the University of San Juan, the fossils are approximately 220 million years old, belonging to “an era of which we know little”.
  15. Which company partnered with Google Cloud to build industry specific cloud solutions¿
    A)Infosys
    B)TCS
    C)IBM
    D)Wipro
    E)Oracle
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Tata Consultancy Services has partnered with Google Cloud to build industry-specific cloud solutions. TCS’ solutions on Google Cloud Platform (GCP) will help enterprises build secure, cloud-native analytics platforms that enable high levels of personalization, and are cost effective, easy to maintain, and future ready.
  16. When is World Liver Day observed?
    A)April 14
    B)April 15
    C)April 19
    D)April 20
    E) April 24
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    World liver day is observed every year on every 19 April, to spread awareness about liver related diseases. The liver is the second largest and the second most complex organ in the body, after the brain. The day is meant to raise awareness about liver and following a lifestyle which supports liver health.
  17. Recently, Kummanama Rajasekhran resigned from the governor post of which state?
    A)Nagaland
    B)West Bengal
    C)Mizoram
    D)Sikkim
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Kummanama Rajasekhran ,the governor of Mizoram resigned from his office, and President Ram Nath Kovind has accepted the resignation.
  18. Which Indian technology startup has bagged the Next Billion Edtech Prize 2019¿
    A)Education Mania
    B)Dost Education
    C)Be You
    D)Be Your Green
    E)Go Green
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India’s education technology startup ‘Dost Education’ has bagged a $25,000 tech prize along with two other winners from Tanzania and Egypt. The Next Billion Edtech Prize 2019, run by UK-based Varkey Foundation, recognises the most innovative technology destined to have a radical impact on education in low income and emerging world countries.
  19. A poem on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre which was banned by the British after its publication in 1920,has now been translated into English.Who was the author of this poem?
    A)Vinayak
    B)Guru Nanak
    C)Gurudev Singh
    D)Nanak Singh
    E)Govind Singh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    A poem on the Jallianwala Bagh massacre by acclaimed Punjabi writer Nanak Singh,which was banned by the British after its publication in 1920,has now been translated into English. Singh was present at Jallianwala Bagh on April 13, 1919. He was 22 years old at the time.
  20. Recently Amar Paul passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Poet
    B)Social Activist
    C)Actor
    D)Singer
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Legendary Bengali folk singer Amar Paul passed away at a state-run hospital following a celebral haemorrhage. He was 96. After shifting base to Kolkata, he joined All India Radio as a grade artist and began lending his voice to films.

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