GA Revision for LIC and NHB – 470

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. What is the metric which defines operating liquidity available to business known as? [Asked in SBI PO Main 2017 Exam] A) Quick ratio
    B) Accounts payable turnover
    C) Working capital
    D) Cash conversion cycle
    E) Current ratio
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The liquidity metric Working capital is defined simply as the difference between two Balance sheet figures:
    Working capital = Current assets – Current liabilities
  2. Jio Payments Bank Ltd is a joint venture between Reliance Industries Ltd and which among the following banks?
    A) Yes Bank
    B) Bank of India
    C) State Bank of India
    D) ICICI Bank
    E)HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Which state two schemes has won the prestigious World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) awards of the United Nations?
    A)Odisha
    B)West Bengal
    C)Telangana
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Two schemes of the West Bengal government for skill development and distribution of bicycles to students have won the prestigious World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) awards of the United Nations. The schemes are “Utkarsh Bangla” and “Sabooj Sathi”.
  4. As per air quality report 2019-2020, which city in India topped in the most polluted city?
    A)Kanpur
    B)Lucknow
    C)Mumbai
    D)Chennai
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The quality of air in Varanasi, Prime Minister Modi’s 2014 Lok Sabha constituency, is positioned 3rd on the WHO’s (World Health Organisation) list of 15 most polluted cities in the world, by the ‘Political Leaders Position and Action on Air Quality in India 2014-2019’ report, released by Climate Trends. Kanpur (in Uttar Pradesh) is the most polluted city in the world and is positioned 1 on the list.
  5. Recently, RBI has set how much amount for the Ways and Means Advances(WMA) for the first half of the financial year 2019-20?
    A)Rs 30000 cr
    B)Rs 45000 cr
    C)Rs 75000 cr
    D)Rs 50000 cr
    E) Rs 56000 cr
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    RBI in consultation with the government of India has set the limits for Ways and Means Advances(WMA) for the first half of the financial year 2019-20 at Rs 75000 crore.
  6. Which state has been ranked first in e-learning training programme of Department of Personnel and Training of the Government of India?
    A)Maharashtra
    B)Odisha
    C)Telangana
    D)Kerala
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    For the second successive year, Telangana has been ranked first in e-learning training programme of Department of Personnel and Training of the Government of India.
  7. Who will head the committee that has been formed by NGT to prepare and enforce a national plan to make over 350 river structures?
    A)Shailendra Kumar
    B)KK Sharma
    C)Adarsh Kumar Goel
    D)Mallikarjun Kharge
    E) Saurabh Ghoshal
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The NGT has formed a Central Monitoring Committee to prepare and enforce a national plan to make over 350 river stretches across the country pollution free as it has caused serious threat to safety of water and environment. The NGT directed the Central Monitoring Committee to give its report by July 31.
  8. Who was conferred the prestigious Zayed medal by president of the UAE Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan.?
    A)C Vidyasagar Rao
    B)Smriti Irani
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Arun Jaitley
    E) Rahul Gandhi
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been conferred the prestigious Zayed medal by president of the UAE Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan. UAE honoured Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the highest civilian award for giving “a big boost” to bilateral relations between both the countries.
  9. Which company has introduce a new feature titled “Why Am I seeing this post?”?
    A)Facebook
    B)Google Plus
    C)Instagram
    D)LinkedIn
    E)Gmail
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Facebook has introduced a new feature titled “Why Am I seeing this post?”to help users understand and control the kind of posts surfacing on their News Feed from friends, Pages and Groups. This means we’ll be able to tap on posts and ads in News Feed, get context on why they’re appearing and take action to further personalise what we see.
  10. Who has been awarded the Freedom of the city of London in recognition of her work to promote insurance ties between India and Uk?
    A)Uday Kotak
    B)Alice G Vaidyan
    C)Devendra Sikri
    D)Upendra Kumar Sinha
    E) LeelaDhar Vyas
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Chairman and Managing Director of the General Insurance Corporation (GIC) of India, the country’s reinsurance major, has been awarded the Freedom of the City of London in recognition of her work to promote insurance ties between India and the UK.
  11. According to Fitch,at how much percent India will grow in fiscal year ending March 2020?
    A)6.0%
    B)7.2%
    C)6.6%
    D)6.8%
    E)7.9%
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Fitch Ratings kept India’s Sovereign rating unchanged at the lowest investment grade of BBB-with a stable outlook. Fitch expects growth of 6.8 percent in the fiscal year ending March 2020 and 7.1 percent in FY 21supported by accommodative monetary policy, easing of bank regulations and government spending.
  12. Which bank became the first bank to charge for UPI use for more than 30 transactions in a month?
    A)ICICI Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    D)SBI
    E)IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The NPCI which runs the UPI network, has slashed usage fees for small transactions to expand the system’s adoption among banks and payment service providers (PSPs).
  13. What is the currency of Philippines?
    A)Won
    B)Krone
    C)Euro
    D)Peso
    E)Riel
    View Answer
    Option D

  14. Which company has launched fact checking feature to combat fake news and rumours?
    A)WeChat
    B)WhatsApp
    C)Facebook
    D)Twitter
    E)Instagram
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Whatsapp launched India focused fact checking feature to combat fake news and rumours starting with the run-up to the Lok Sabha elections. The messaging platform said that its Indian users, numbering more than 200 million, can now report uncertain information or rumours they have received to a WhatsApp number (+91-9643-000-888) and check its authenticity.
  15. Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management joined hands with which company to enable the customers of Reliance Mutual Fund to carry out voice based financial transaction?
    A)Microsoft
    B)Cognizant
    C)TCS
    D)Google
    E)IBM
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management joined hands with Google to enable the customers of Reliance Mutual Fund to carry out voice based financial transaction.RNAM becomes the first company in India, to provide a conversational interface that would help customers regarding funds transactions.
  16. What is the theme of this year’s National Safe Motherhood a Day?
    A)Midwives and Safety of Mothers
    B)Safety of Midwives
    C)Midwives For Mothers
    D)Mother and Women
    E)Be safe
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    National Safe Motherhood Day is observed on April 11 every year. National Safe Motherhood Day is an initiative of the White Ribbon Alliance India (WRAI), to enforce that women must have the availability and adequate access to care during Pregnancy childbirth and postnatal services.The theme is “Midwives for mother’s”.
  17. Which city organized the Nepal India Franchise Investment Summit?
    A)Patna
    B)Kathmandu
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Nepal is set to organize the Nepal India Franchise Investment Summit starting from May 15
  18. When is International Day of human space flight observed?
    A)April 13
    B)April 12
    C)April 10
    D)April 11
    E) April 18
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The International Day of Human Space Flight celebrates the start of the space era for humankind, reaffirming the important contribution of space science and technology in today’s world. The day also aims to promote aspirations to explore and maintain outer space for peaceful purposes.
  19. 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
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The TamilNadu government has renamed the Chennai Central railway Station as Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MGR Central Railway station.
  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)Whistle Blower
    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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