GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 463

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Who was named as the new India head of Citi bank?
    A)Amitabh Chaudhary
    B)Ranjit Gill
    C)Ashu Khullar
    D)Prawat Singh
    E) Sultan Mohammed
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Citigroup has named Ashu Khullar as the new India head after its current chief executive officer Pramit Jhaveri steps down. Khullar is currently the head of capital markets origination for the Asia-pacific region. Having joined Citi in 1988, he has worked across both developed and emerging markets in Europe, Middle East Africa and India.
  2. Who is the first Indian to be inducted to National Geospatial Advisory Committee by US?
    A)Sanjay Kumar
    B)Manu Sawhney
    C)Anil Kumar Jain
    D)Mukesh Lakhirya
    E) Shailendra Kumar
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    India’s growing might in earth observation, remote sensing, mapping, and location technologies has got a shot in the arm, with the US department of interior appointing an Indian to its prestigious National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC).
  3. Recently The government has approved how much percent rate of interest on Employees Provident Fund for 2018-19?
    A)8.65 percent
    B)8.45 percent
    C)8.50 percent
    D)7.75 percent
    E) 8.18 percent
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Finance Ministry has approved 8.65 per cent rate of interest on Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) for 2018-19 as decided by retirement fund body EPFO, benefitting more than 6 crore formal sector workers.
  4. 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) $74 million
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    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.
  5. What does P stands for in CNP?
    A) Privacy
    B) Prompt
    C) Permissive
    D) Present
    E) Press
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    A card not present transaction(CNP) is a payment card transaction made where the cardholder does not or cannot physically present the card for a merchant’s visual examination at the time that an order is given and payment effected.
  6. Which state government has renamed its railway station as Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MGR Central Railway station?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Kerala
    C)Sikkim
    D)Karnataka
    E)Telangana
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The TamilNadu government has renamed the Chennai Central railway Station as Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MGR Central Railway station.
  7. Which country to host G20 Summit in 2020?
    A)China
    B)India
    C)Saudi Arabia
    D)Russia
    E)South Africa
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Saudi Arabia announced it will host the G20 summit in November next year in the capital Riyadh.
  8. Which bank launched India’s first green car loan?
    A)PNB
    B)BOB
    C)IDBI
    D)SBI
    E)BOI
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    State Bank of India announced the country’s first ‘Green Car Loan’ (Electric Vehicle) to encourage customers to buy electric vehicles.
  9. Which country’s government announced a donation of some Rs 22 lakh to the Rabindra Bharati Museum in Kolkata?
    A)Japan
    B)Maldives
    C)China
    D)Russia
    E)Sri Lanka
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Japanese Government announced a donation of some Rs 22 lakh to the Rabindra Bharati Museum in Kolkata in a bid to strengthen historical and cultural ties with India.
  10. Where is the headquarters of Swiss National Bank (SNB) situated?
    A) Basel, Switzerland
    B) Geneva, Switzerland
    C) Bern and Zurich, Switzerland
    D) Solothurn, Switzerland
    E) Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Swiss National Bank (SNB) is the central bank of Switzerland, and is therefore responsible for the monetary policy of the nation of Switzerland
  11. When is UN International day of Sport for Development and peace observed?
    A)April 6
    B)April 7
    C)April 8
    D)April 5
    E) April 9
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    April 6 is the UN International day of Sport for Development and peace, which recognizes the power of sport in promoting peace and erasing cultural barriers worldwide.
  12. Wirecard,the global leader in digital financial technology announced its partnership with which bank to promote financial inclusion in India?
    A)Nainital Bank
    B)Federal Bank
    C)SBI
    D)RBL Bank
    E)Lakshmi Vilas Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Wirecard, the global innovation leader in digital financial technology, announced an expanded partnership with RBL Bank to promote financial inclusion in India. This partnership will make digital payment and banking transactions more readily accessible to all Indian citizens, including those living in remote areas.
  13. Which country launched its first ever satellite named NepaliSat 1?
    A)Thailand
    B)Nepal
    C)Sri lanka
    D)Somalia
    E)Vatican City
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    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.
  14. Which state’s Phyeng village has been tagged as India’s first carbon positive settlement village?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Manipur
    D)Mizoram
    E)Tripura
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    A small village, Phyeng in the North Eastern state of Manipur, has been tagged as india’s first carbon positive settlement.
  15. Who was recently appointed as India next high commissioner to Seychelles?
    A)KD Sharma
    B)Kewal Singh
    C)Mohan Singh Mehta
    D)Dalbir Singh Suhag
    E) Satish Chandra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The government announced the appointment of former army chief Dalbir Singh Suhag as India’s next high commissioner to Seychelles. Suhag was the chief of army staff when India conducted surgical raids across the Line of Control into Pakistan-administered Kashmir in 2016 after the terrorist attack on an Indian army camp in Uri.
  16. The exercise IN VPN BILATERAL EX is between India and which other country?
    A)Oman
    B)Ukraine
    C)Vietnam
    D)Russia
    E)South Africa
    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.
  17. Where is the HQ of World Intellectual Property Organisation?
    A)Geneva
    B)Rome
    C)NewYork
    D)Paris
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option A

  18. What is the currency of Vietnam?
    A)Dong
    B)Krone
    C)Riel
    D)Won
    E)Dollar
    View Answer
    Option A

  19. According to a Deloitte report,which company is the fourth fastest growing luxury company in the world?
    A)Titan
    B)Fossils
    C)Sonata
    D)Tommy Hilfiger
    E)Rolex
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Watches and jewellery maker Titan Company is the fourth fastest growing luxury company in the world with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19.7 percent during the financial years 2015-2017, a Deloitte report said recently. Titan is a joint venture between the Tata Group and state-run Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO).
  20. Recently, Silamboli Su Chellappan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politician
    B)Social Activist
    C)Poet
    D)Scholar and orator
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Well known Tamil Scholar and an orator Silamboli Su Chellappan (91) passed away due to age-related ailments at his residence at Thiruvanmiyur in Chennai.

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