GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 464

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. GAIL India have signed an MoU with which organisation for cooperation in the development of solar power projects ?
    A)SAIL
    B)BHEL
    C)BEL
    D)TCS
    E)HCL
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Maharatna public sector units GAIL India Ltd and Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) have inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation in the development of solar power projects.
  2. Which coloured number plates have been mandatory proposed for all electric vehicles in the country by the Indian Government?
    A)Yellow
    B)Green
    C)Purple
    D)Orange
    E)Black
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Indian government had earlier proposed a special green-coloured number plate for all electric vehicles in the country.
  3. Which country retained its ICC Test team top ranking in 2019 ?
    A)South Africa
    B)England
    C)India
    D)Australia
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India have retained their top position in the International Cricket Council (ICC) Test team rankings in the annual update. India now have 113 points while the second positioned New Zealand are just two points behind, which was earlier eight points.
  4. Where was India Open 2019 held?
    A)Chennai
    B)Pune
    C)Guwahati
    D)New Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Viktor Axelsen dashed Indian hopes with a 21-7, 22-20 win over Kidambi Srikanth at the India Open 2019 final in New Delhi. In women’s singles, Thailand’s Ratchanok Intanon created history by becoming the first women’s singles shuttler to win the title three times, when she beat the third seed He Bingjiao.
  5. Which country topped the chart at ISSF World Cup 2019?
    A)China
    B)India
    C)Pakistan
    D)Indonesia
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India drew blank on the final day but still topped the chart for the second consecutive ISSF World Cup, third time in two years, by bagging 3 gold and a silver at the Beijing edition of the Rifle/Pistol event in Beijing.
  6. Which of the following is not true about Small Finance Bank?
    A) Maximum loan size to a single person cannot exceed 10% of total capital funds; cannot exceed 15% in the case of a group.
    B) At least 50% of its loans should constitute loans and advances of up to 25 lakh.
    C) Minimum paid-up equity capital requirement of Small Finance Banks is Rs 100 crore.
    D) Small Finance banks must have 25% of its branches set up in unbanked areas.
    E) They can set up subsidiaries to undertake non-banking financial service activities.

    View Answer
    Option E
    Explanation:

    They cannot set up subsidiaries to undertake non-banking financial service activities.
  7. Which country won 2019 Azlan Shah Cup Hockey Title?
    A)China
    B)South Korea
    C)Nepal
    D)India
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    South Korea stunned favorites India 4-2 in the shoot-out to lift the Azlan Shah Cup hockey title after the five-time champions conceded an equaliser in the final quarter of the summit clash in Ipoh,Malaysia.
  8. Who will head the committee that has been constituted to formulate a design policy for building construction and infrastructure development by CPWD?
    A)Abhinav Sinha
    B)Kapil Sibbal
    C)MK Sharma
    D)Dinesh Shah
    E) Rahi Sarnobat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Central Works Public Department (CPWD) has constituted an expert committee to formulate a design policy for building construction and infrastructure development. The committee has been set up under the chairmanship of CPWD’s Additional Director General M K Sharma.
  9. Where is the HQ of National Company Law Tribunal?
    A)Pune
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C

  10. How many grassroots environmental activists received the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize?
    A)6
    B)5
    C)7
    D)8
    E)9
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    6 grassroots environmental activists received the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize. Known as the Green Nobel Prize, the Goldman Prize honors environmental activists from each of the 6 continental regions: Europe, Asia, North America, Central America and South America, Africa and islands and island nations.
  11. What is the initial subscribed capital of the BRICS New Development Bank?
    A) $50 bn
    B) $150 bn
    C) $120 bn
    D) $100 bn
    E) $70 bn
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The initial subscribed capital of the NDB is $50 bln divided into paid-in shares ($10 bln) and callable shares ($40 bln).
    The initial subscribed capital of the bank was equally distributed among the founding members.
    The Agreement on the NDB specifies that the voting power of each member will be equal to the number of its subscribed shares in the capital stock of the bank
  12. According to SIPRI, what is the rank of India in terms of biggest military spenders in 2018?
    A)4th
    B)1st
    C)2nd
    D)5th
    E)6th
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    World’s military expenditure increased by 2.6 per cent, reaching $1822 billion in 2018 with India along with United States, China, Saudi Arabia and France contributing 60 per cent of the amount, according to a latest report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
  13. Recently, the government extended the deadline for linking PAN with biometric ID Aadhar by how many months?
    A)2
    B)6
    C)4
    D)5
    E)7
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The government extended the deadline for linking PAN with biometric ID Aadhar by 6 months till September 30. This is the sixth time the government has extended the deadline for individuals to link their Permanent Account Number (PAN) to Aadhaar.
  14. NITI Aayog signed a letter of intent with Which organisation to provide an open platform for children empowerment?
    A)UNICEF
    B)ILO
    C)FAO
    D)World Bank
    E)IMF
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Niti Aayogs Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and Unicef India signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to provide an open platform to promote participation, skilling and empowerment among young children across different communities
  15. What is the currency of Papua New Guinea?
    A)Krone
    B)Euro
    C)Kina
    D)Won
    E)Rufiya
    View Answer
    Option C

  16. Who was appointed as All India Congress Committee election observer for Maharashtra?
    A)VK Sen
    B)KK Sharma
    C)R Raghav
    D)M Mistry
    E) DK Jain
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Senior Congress leader Madhusudan Mistry was appointed as All India Congress Committee (AICC)’s election observer for Maharashtra for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. The Congress had also appointed Mistry as the head of party’s screening committee for the Karnataka Assembly elections last year.
  17. According to RBI,the banking ombudsman received how much percent more customers complaints in FY 18 over the previous year?
    A)15.87 percent
    B)31.8 percent
    C)24.9 percent
    D)22.5 percent
    E) 28.9 percent
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The banking ombudsman received 24.9% more customer complaints in FY18 over the previous year, said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The 21 offices of the banking ombudsman received 1,63,590 complaints in the year 2017-18 marking an increase of 24.9% over previous year.
  18. When is World Tuna Day observed?
    A)May 1
    B)May 2
    C)May 3
    D)May 4
    E) May 5
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Every 2 May is World Tuna Day, which should serve as more motivation to highlight the importance of these fish to the marine ecosystem and the global economy. World Tuna Day is the perfect time to recognize why these incredible species should be fished sustainably.
  19. Max Bupa and Which bank announced the launch of AnyTime Health Machines to distribute health insurance products?
    A)ICICI Bank
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)HDFC Bank
    D)SBI
    E)Canara Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Max Bupa, one of India’s leading standalone health insurance players, and HDFC Bank, one of India’s leading private sector banks, announced the launch of ‘digital first’ propositions for the bank’s 40+ million customers, spread across its 5,000+ branches.
  20. Recently Chaudhary Vidyasagar passed away.He belongs from which profession?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Singer
    C)Actor
    D)Politics
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former Himachal Pradesh minister and senior BJP leader Chaudhary Vidyasagar passed away at the age of 84 in Kangra near Dharamshala

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