GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 468

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Which insurance company launched new micro insurance plan “Micro Bachat”?
    A)NIACL
    B)LIC
    C)NICL
    D)UIIC
    E)OICL
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    LIC launched a new micro insurance plan “Micro Bachat”. It is a regular premium, non-linked, participating endowment micro insurance plan, which offers a combination of protection and savings.
  2. According to Gartner, the global IT spending is projected to be how much in 2019?
    A)$3.79 trillion
    B)$2.50 trillion
    C)$1.87 trillion
    D)$4.76 trillion
    E) $5.42 trillion
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Global IT spending is projected to total $3.79 trillion in 2019, an increase of 1.1 per cent from 2018, the latest forecast by Gartner Inc. said recently.
  3. Which bank recently got approval from CCI to acquire Gruh Finance?
    A)ICICI Bank
    B)IDBI Bank
    C)HDFC Bank
    D)Bandhan Bank
    E)RBL Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Kolkata-based Bandhan Bank said it has received approval of the Competition Commission of India (CCI) for the proposed acquisition of Gruh Finance
  4. Where is the HQ of Gartner?
    A)US
    B)Russia
    C)Canada
    D)India
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option A

  5. What is the metric that measures the ability of a company to use its near cash or quick assets to extinguish or retire its current liabilities immediately known as?
    A) Acid test ratio
    B) Current ratio
    C) Overtrading
    D) Cash conversion cycle
    E) Days payable outstanding
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In finance, the acid-test or quick ratio or liquidity ratio measures the ability of a company to use its near cash or quick assets to extinguish or retire its current liabilities immediately.
  6. The exercise IN VPN BILATERAL EX is between India and which other country?
    A)Oman
    B)Ukraine
    C)Vietnam
    D)Russia
    E)Belgium
    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.
  7. Recently India signed MOU with Which country’s ISE Foods in a bid to improve the quality of eggs and to improve poultry farms?
    A)Nepal
    B)Russia
    C)China
    D)Japan
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Japan’s largest egg producer, ISE Foods, in a bid to improve the quality of eggs, waste management and disease diagnosis in poultry farms across the country. The ISE’s egg production process, almost fully automated, is considered most hygienic in the world.
  8. What is the test that determines a company’s ability to cover debt obligations with its assets after all liabilities have been satisfied known as?
    A) Key Ratio
    B) Debt Ratio
    C) Coverage Ratio
    D) Asset Coverage Ratio
    E) Leverage Ratio
    View Answer
    Option D

  9. 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.
  10. The India Brazil and South Africa Sherpas Meeting was held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Bangalore
    C)Chennai
    D)Cochin
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) Sherpas meeting was held in Cochin, Kerala from May 3 to May 5, 2019. Before IBSA Sherpas meeting, the 9th IBSA trilateral Ministerial Meeting was also concluded at the same venue.
  11. According to Forbes,Which bank emerged as India’s no. 1 bank ¿
    A)SBI
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)ICICI Bank
    D)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    E)AXIS Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In the first edition of Forbes magazine survey, Forbes partnered with market research firm Statista to measure the best banks in 23 countries. After the exercise, HDFC Bank emerged as India’s No. 1 bank.
  12. According to reports,bilateral trade between India and USA in goods and services grew at how much percent in 2018?
    A)12.1%
    B)12.6%
    C)12.8%
    D)12.9%
    E) 12.4%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bilateral trade between India and the United States in goods and services grew 12.6 per cent from USD 126 billion in 2017 to USD 142 billion in 2018. Both the sides appreciated the “strong, robust and growing bilateral ties between India and the US across the entire spectrum of trade and commerce.
  13. Which country to host G20 Summit in 2020?
    A)China
    B)India
    C)Saudi Arabia
    D)Russia
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Saudi Arabia announced it will host the G20 summit in November next year in the capital Riyadh.
  14. 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.
  15. Recently Laurentino Cortizo was crowned President of Which country?
    A)Macedonia
    B)Netherlands
    C)Panama
    D)Ukraine
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Panama Electoral Tribuna announced that Laurentino Cortizo has won the country’s presidential election. Laurentino Cortizo, the presidential candidate from the opposition Democratic Revolutionary Party, has declared his victory, with a narrow gap of 1.93 per cent against Romulo Roux, another candidate.
  16. 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) $60 million
    View Answer
    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.
  17. Where is the HQ of Max Life Insurance?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C

  18. Recently,Union Cabinet approved how much percent hike in DA for central government employees?
    A)4%
    B)3%
    C)2%
    D) 5%
    E) 1%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Cabinet approved a 3 percent hike in DA for central government employees and pensioners which will cost the exchequer Rs 9168.12 crore.
  19. Who among the following has featured in Time Most 100 Influential people?
    A)Mukesh Ambani
    B)Indra Nooyi
    C)Anil Ambani
    D)Rekha Jain
    E) Manu Sawhney
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Reliance Industries (RIL) Chairman Mukesh Ambani has featured in the TIME magazine’s list of 100 most influential people. Arundhati Katju and Menaka Guruswamy, who led the legal battle for LGBTQ rights in India, also featured in the list. The “Time 100 Most Influential People 2019” named the world’s most influential pioneers, leaders, titans, artists and icons of the year.
  20. Recently Rajendra Tiwari passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Singer
    C)Advocate
    D)Actor
    E)Dancer
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Madhya Pradesh Advocate General and Senior Advocate Rajendra Tiwari passed away. He was being treated at Medanta Hospital in Gurugram. Tiwari was appointed Advocate General for the State of Madhya Pradesh in December last year.

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