GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 467

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. According to Asian Development Bank,at how much percent India economy to grow in FY 2019?
    A)6.5%
    B)7.0%
    C)7.1%
    D)7.2%
    E) 8.6%
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The growth is forecast to pick up modestly to 7.2 percent in FY2019 on revived rural consumption, continued growth in private investment in response to improved bank and corporate balance sheets, more competitive domestic firms and products under the Goods and Services Tax, and less drag from net exports.
  2. Issak Hayek set a new world record as worlds oldest soccer player.He belongs from which country?
    A)Israel
    B)Belgium
    C)France
    D)Iran
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Isaak Hayik of Or Yehuda, Israel, has set a new world record as the oldest active player in a professional soccer match after tending the goal for Ironi Or Yehuda in game against Maccabi Ramat Gan.
  3. The 34th meeting of the SCO’s Regional Anti Terrorist Structure Council held in which city?
    A)Tashkent
    B)Mumbai
    C)Beijing
    D)Bishkek
    E)Caneberra
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The decision to hold the joint exercise “Saryarka Aniterror 2019” was announced during the 34th meeting of the SCO’s Regional Anti Terrorist Structure Council held in Tashkent,Uzbekistan.
  4. When the risk of losses in on- or off-balance sheet positions arise from movement in market prices, it is called
    A) Liquidity risk
    B) Systemic risk
    C) Market Risk
    D) Liquidity risk
    E) Foreign exchange risk
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The market is always fluctuating so there are always market risks in the banking systems. So it can go up and down, and when down banks will charge more interest rates from the customers.
  5. Who has bagged the first prize of DD Mahila Kisan award for 2018-19?
    A)Harpreet Kaur
    B)Kavya Joshi
    C)Swati Shingade
    D)Simran Chaturvedi
    E)Smriti Irani
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Swati Shingade of Pune, Maharashtra has bagged the first prize of DD Mahila Kisan award for 2018-19.
  6. Which country has recently skipped the Belt and Road Forum of China?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)Bangladesh
    D)India
    E)China
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    India’s decision to skip the Belt and Road Forum (BRF) may have led to the exclusion of the Bangladesh- China- India- Myanmar (BCIM) Economic corridor from the list of projects covered by the China-led Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) umbrella.
  7. What is the currency of Japan?
    A)Yen
    B)Riel
    C)Euro
    D)Peso
    E)Rupee
    View Answer
    Option A

  8. Which of the following is the class of derivative which refers to an over-the-counter and exchange-traded derivative that is used to transfer inflation risk from one counterparty to another?
    A) Freight Derivative
    B) Inflation Derivative
    C) Weather Derivative
    D) Interest Rate Derivative
    E) Commodity Derivative
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In finance, inflation derivative (or inflation-indexed derivatives) refers to an over-the-counter and exchange-traded derivative that is used to transfer inflation risk from one counterparty to another.
  9. The exercise Bold Kurukshetra 2019 is between India and which other country?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Indonesia
    C)Singapore
    D)Nepal
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Military forces of India and Singapore got together to participate in a joint exercise in Babina Cantonment in Jhansi. The three-day exercise, ‘Bold Kurukshetra–2019’, is being conducted to develop military technology, boost maritime security and bolster the nations’ fight against terrorism.
  10. Which became the first city to implement a special ultra low emission zone I.e 24*7 pollution charge zone?
    A)Amsterdam
    B)London
    C)New York
    D)Paris
    E)Colombo
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    London became the first city in the world to implement a special Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) that would charge an entry fee for older vehicles if they do not meet the emission standards. In an attempt to reduce air pollution and protect public health, the ULEZ will be operational for 24 hours and seven days a week.
  11. Which artillery gun was recently inducted into Indian Army to boost India firepower?
    A)Surya
    B)Varun
    C)Tirj
    D)Dhanush
    E)Agni
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    In a major boost to India’s firepower, country’s first indigenously designed and developed Dhanush artillery gun was inducted in the Indian Army. The Dhanush gun system is based on the designs of the Bofors howitzer which was inducted in the Army in the 1980s and would be the third type of artillery gun to be inducted into the force after the K-9 Vajra and the M-777 ultra-light howitzers.
  12. Recently,Kolkata based Garden Reach shipbuilders and Enginners have signed how much amount of contract with the defence ministry to built 8 anti submarine warfare shallow water craft?
    A)Rs 6311 cr
    B)Rs 6000 cr
    C)Rs 7654 cr
    D)Rs 8753 cr
    E) Rs 6947 cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Kolkata-based defence shipyard Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers (GRSE) signed a Rs 6,311-crore contract with the defence ministry to build eight anti-submarine warfare shallow water craft (ASWSWCs) for the Indian Navy.
  13. Which railway station becomes the first railway station in India to get an ISO certification from NGT?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Guwahati
    C)Lucknow
    D)Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Guwahati Railway Station has become the first ever railway station in the Indian Railways to get an ISO certification from the National Green Tribunal (NGT) for “providing passenger amenities in a clean and green environment.” The station also has amenities such as High-class reserve (VIP) lounge, waiting rooms, AC and non-AC retiring rooms, food courts and sanitation facilities.
  14. Where is the HQ of HDFC Bank?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C

  15. Which country is the “ Guest of Honour “ at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair 2019?
    A)China
    B)India
    C)Nepal
    D)Bhutan
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Ambassador Navdeep Suri presented UAE Minister of Tolerance Sheikh Nahayan Mubarak Al Nahayan with the coffee Table book titled Work of Beauty : Architecture and Landscape of Rashtrapati Bhawan. The book has been published by Publications Division , Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
  16. Recently, BSE signed MoU with Which bank to spread awareness about the benefits of listing on BSE startup’s platform?
    A)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Federal Bank
    E)ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with HDFC Bank to spread awareness about the benefits of listing on BSE Startups platform.
  17. 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)Hyderabad
    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.
  18. When is International Jazz Day observed?
    A)April 29
    B)April 30
    C)April 28
    D)May 1
    E) May 10
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    International Jazz Day is an International Day declared by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization in 2011 “to highlight jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people in all corners of the globe.” It is celebrated annually on April 30.
  19. As per Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM),automobile industry marks a growth of what percent in 2018-19?
    A)6.26 percent
    B)6.75 percent
    C)7.00 percent
    D)7.25 percent
    E) 7.16 percent
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The automobile industry produced a total 3.09 crore vehicles during April to March 2019 as against 2.9 crore in the corresponding period of previous year, marking a growth of 6.26 per cent, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) said.
  20. Recently,Elreisa Theunissen Fourie passes away.she was related to which sports?
    A)Baseball
    B)Cricket
    C)Football
    D)Tennis
    E)Hockey
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Former South Africa Women all-rounder Elriesa Theunissen-Fourie passed away in a road accident in Stilfontein. She represented South Africa in three one-day internationals and one Twenty20 international. Her last match for South Africa came in an ODI against Bangladesh Women in September 2013.

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