GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 476

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. What is the theme of this year’s World Press Freedom Day 2019?
    A)Advancing Media and Journalism
    B)Critical Minds For Critical Times
    C) Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation
    D)Media for Democracy:Elections and Journalism
    E)Media for spreading news
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Each year, May 3 is celebrated as World Press Freedom Day. Started by the UN General Assembly in 1993, on a recommendation from UNESCO, the day is used to celebrate the fundamental principles of press freedom, assess its state around the world, defend the media from attacks on their independence and to pay tribute to journalists who have laid down their lives in the exercise of their profession. The theme for this year’s World Press Freedom Day is “Media for Democracy: Journalism and Elections in Times of Disinformation”
  2. Who has recently been included in as the member of the Advisory Council of the Fifteenth Finance Commission?
    A)Shaktikanta Das
    B)Viral Acharya
    C)Mahesh Kumar Jain
    D)Dr KrishnaMurthi Subramaniam
    E) Christopher S
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Chief Economic Advisor to Central government, Dr. Krishnamurthy Subramanian has been included as the member of the Advisory Council of the Fifteenth Finance Commission. Dr. Krishnamurthy Subramanian will be the twelfth Member of the Council.
  3. A Payments Bank is registered as public limited company under which of the following acts?
    A) Companies Act, 2013
    B) Companies Act, 1956
    C) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    D) Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
    E) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Small Finance Banks are also registered under Companies Act, 2013
  4. Which city’s metro tied up with Instamojo for card payments?
    A)Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Lucknow
    D)Ahmedabad
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Reliance Infrastructure promoted Mumbai Metro One announced a tie-up with payment gateway ‘Instamojo’ to enable card payments aimed at boosting cashless travel.
  5. Who won 20th Victor Dutch International Badminton Title?
    A)Manu Swaney
    B)Harsheel Dani
    C)Mads Christophersen
    D)Saurabh Ghosh
    E) Tiger Woods
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India’s Harsheel Dani, a former junior national champion, defeated Mads Christophersen of Denmark, world no 149, to clinch the 20th Victor Dutch International Badminton title in Wateringen, The Netherlands with a 15-21, 21-12, 21-13 victory in a 47-minute clash.
  6. Which social media platform announced its partnership with the Indian Wheelchair Cricket Association as the team sponsor for Team India during Asia Cup 2019?
    A)Hike
    B)Helo
    C)Wechat
    D)Telegram
    E)Instagram
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Helo, India’s social media platform, has announced its partnership with the Indian Wheelchair Cricket Association as the team sponsor for Team India during the Asia Cup 2019, which is scheduled from May 15 in Nepal. This association makes Helo the first social media app to host and promote Indian Wheelchair Cricket on its platform.
  7. Which city police has launched an all women police patrol unit “Rani Abbakka Force”?
    A)Chennai
    B)Kochi
    C)Mangaluru
    D)Mumbai
    E)Thrisur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Mangaluru City Police has launched an all-women police patrol unit in the city. Flagging off the ‘Rani Abbakka Force’ in Mangaluru, Sandeep Patil, Commissioner of Police, said the Karnataka police is giving utmost importance to the protection of women and children.
  8. Where is Joint India-IMF Training Programme (ITP) centre situated?
    A) Pune
    B) Vadodara
    C) Bhopal
    D) Kolkata
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Pune
    Launched on May 1, 2006, the Joint India-IMF Training Programme (ITP) is a cooperative venture of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
  9. Where is the HQ of Huawei?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Shenzhen
    C)Beijing
    D)Tokyo
    E)Brussels
    View Answer
    Option B

  10. Which country has been chosen to cochair the Consultative Group of Global Facility for a Disaster Reduction and Recovery for 2020?
    A)India
    B)Pakistan
    C)China
    D)Japan
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India has been unanimously chosen as co-chair of the Consultative Group (CG) of Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) for the fiscal year 2020.
  11. Recently where did EsselWorld launch India’s first foreign interactive and exotic world park?
    A) Coimbatore
    B) Nasik
    C) Dehradun
    D) Mumbai
    E)Varanasi
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India’s first foreign interactive and exotic world park was inaugurated by EsselWorld in Mumbai. Bird lovers are up for a treat with this interactive bird park in Gorai area of Mumbai. The rain forest themed park is spread across 1.4 acres and is home to over 500 exotic birds from more than 60 species.
  12. Which country signed the Christchurch Call to Action in Paris?
    A)China
    B)India
    C)Japan
    D)Nepal
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India signed the ‘Christchurch Call to Action’ in Paris. The agreement came in the backdrop of the attacks on mosques in March and is aimed at stopping the abuse of the Internet by extremists.
  13. ICC partnered with which organisation to organise #OneDay4Children at World Cup?
    A)FAO
    B)UNICEF
    C)WHO
    D)UNDP
    E)UNESCO
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket for Good in partnership with UNICEF announced #OneDay4Children, a tournament-wide campaign focussed on bringing the world of cricket together as one team to help build a better world for every child, at the World Cup.
  14. Which country to host 2023 Asian Cup Football Tournament?
    A)Indonesia
    B)Japan
    C)India
    D)China
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    China has become the sole contender to host Asian Cup Football tournament in 2023 after South Korea has announced to withdraw its bid to host the game.
  15. The 8th edition of Home Expo India 2019 began in which city?
    A)Nashik
    B)Delhi
    C)Greater Noida
    D)Gurugram
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 8th edition of Home Expo India 2019 began at India Expo Centre and Mart in Greater Noida.
  16. Which country’s parliament is first in the world to declare climate change emergency?
    A)USA
    B)UK
    C)Russia
    D)Canada
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The UK parliament became the first national legislative body in the world to declare a climate change “emergency”. The historic move closely follows Extinction Rebellion protests that blocked traffic in key parts of central London.
  17. As per recent study,which country child mortality rate was highest in 2015?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Afghanistan
    C)Sri Lanka
    D)India
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    At 47.8 deaths per 1,000 live births, India in 2015 had more deaths among children under five than any other country, new research has found.
  18. Where is the HQ of SIDBI?
    A)Kochi
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Lucknow
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option D

  19. Which Organization has launched a 5G Use cases lab for banking and financial sector?
    A)Infosys
    B)Intech
    C)IDRBT
    D)TCS
    E)IBM
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT), an arm of Reserve Bank of India, has launched a 5G Use Cases Lab for banking and financial sector. The 5G technology, along with blockchain, will be progressively adopted by banks.
  20. Recently Tim Conway passed away.He was related to which profession?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Singer
    C)Actor
    D)Comedian
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Veteran American comedian Tim Conway, who was a core member of the “The Carol Burnett Show” troupe, has passed away. He was 85.

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