GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 477

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. 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%
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    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.
  2. Who became the first female to be appointed to the ICC International Panel of Match Referres?
    A)MS Mandhana
    B)GS Lakshmi
    C)Subbulakshmi Ayer
    D)Meenakshi Jha
    E)Deepa Mallick
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Former India women cricketer GS Lakshmi became the first female to be appointed to the ICC International Panel of Match Referees. The 51-year-old, who first officiated as a match referee in domestic women’s cricket in 2008-09, has overseen three women’s ODI matches and as many women’s T20I games.
  3. Which company partnered with France based Rakuten Aquafadas on building enhanced customer experience offerings?
    A)Tech Mahindra
    B)Infosys
    C)TCS
    D)Wipro
    E)IBM
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    IT services firm Tech Mahindra and French digital content publishing firm Rakuten Aquafadas signed an MoU to collaborate on building enhanced customer experience offerings. Rakuten Aquafadas and Tech Mahindra aim to build a Customer Experience Offering leveraging the suite of software that Rakuten Aquafadas provides for digital publishing.
  4. The India Brazil and South Africa Sherpas Meeting was held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Bangalore
    C)Chennai
    D)Cochin
    E)Kolkata
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    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.
  5. Where is the HQ of SIDBI?
    A)Kochi
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Lucknow
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D

  6. 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)Sri Lanka
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    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.
  7. Which airport of India has been declared as the 8th best airport in the world as per annual rating report by AirHelp?
    A)Indira Gandhi International Airport
    B)Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
    C)Chaudhari Charan Singh International Airport
    D)Sardar Vallabhai International Airport
    E)Dum Dum International Airport
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Rajiv Gandhi International Airport has been declared as the eighth best airport in the world. In the 2019 annual rating report by AirHelp, an organization that specializes in air traveller rights, Doha’s Hamad International Airport, Tokyo Haneda International Airport, and Athens International Airport have retained their top three positions in the list.
  8. Which organisation has released a vision document Payment and Settlement Systems in India:Vision 2029-2021?
    A)SIDBI
    B)IRDA
    C)RBI
    D)NABARD
    E)SEBI
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Reserve Bank of India has released a vision document‘Payment and Settlement Systems in India: Vision 2019 – 2021’, with its core theme of ‘Empowering Exceptional E-payment Experience’ for ensuring a safe, secure, convenient, quick and affordable e-payment system.
  9. At How much percent,WholeSale Price Index based Inflation slides to in April 2018?
    A)3.87%
    B)2.86%
    C)3.07%
    D)3.97%
    E)2.92%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation for April 2019 eased to 3.07%, from 3.62% in April 2018. The latest WPI print was also lower than 3.18% recorded in March this year. Build up inflation for the financial year so far was 0.75%, lower than 0.86% in the corresponding period of the previous year.
  10. 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) Days payable outstanding
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    Option D

  11. Recently DRDO conducted a successful flight test of which high speed aerial target in Odisha?
    A)ABHYAS
    B)DURGA
    C)ABHIVAQT
    D)TARINI
    E)SURYA
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) conducted a successful flight test of ABHYAS high-speed expendable aerial target (HEAT) from Interim Test Range, Chandipur in Odisha.
  12. As per recent study,which country child mortality rate was highest in 2015?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Afghanistan
    C)Sri Lanka
    D)India
    E)Bangladesh
    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.
  13. In which city,India will be setting up its military space agency?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Pune
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Soon after it successfully carried out an anti-satellite test, India is setting up its military space agency headquartered at Bengaluru with the ace fighter pilot Air Vice Marshal SP Dharkar as its likely head.
  14. Recently Amit Agarwal resigned from his post.He was the former CFO of which company?
    A)GoAir
    B)Indigo
    C)Jet Airways
    D)BSNL
    E)Reliance
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Debt-laden and grounded Jet Airways’ Chief Financial Officer and Deputy Chief Executive Officer Amit Agarwal has resigned from his positions. Jet Airways stopped its operations on April 17. It is under the management control of State Bank of India-led consortium of lenders following a debt-restructuring plan.
  15. Where is the HQ of NABARD?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Kolkata
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chennai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A

  16. 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.
  17. Recently which Scorpene class submarine was launched in Mumbai?
    A)Tarang
    B)Vela
    C)Vikram
    D)Tela
    E)Vayu
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Scorpene class submarine Vela, equipped with modern machinery and technology to guard the seas, was launched in Mumbai. It is the fourth submarine to be launched by the state-owned Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited (MDL) after entering into a contract for the construction and transfer of technology for six Scorpene class submarines with French collaborator Ms Naval Group (formerly known as DCNS).
  18. Where is LSE India Observatory situated?
    A) Russia
    B) Japan
    C) USA
    D) UK
    E) China
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The India Observatory, set up in 2006, is a Centre to develop and enhance research and programmes related to India’s economy, politics and society.
    The IG Patel Chair and the India Observatory (IO) were established in 2006, in partnership with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the State Bank of India (SBI), in honour of Dr IG Patel, a greatly distinguished Indian and internationally renowned economist and public servant. He had been Director of LSE (1984 – 1990) and Governor of the RBI (1977 – 1982).
    LSE – London School of Economics.
  19. How much amount of venture capital fund was announced by NABARD for equity investment in agriculture and rural focused startup’s?
    A)Rs 100 cr
    B)Rs 800 cr
    C)Rs 700 cr
    D)Rs 600 cr
    E) Rs 400 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) announced a Rs 700-crore venture capital fund for equity investments in agriculture and rural-focused startups. NABARD has been contributing to other funds till now and this is the first time that the rural development bank has launched a fund of its own.
  20. Recently Rajendra Tiwari passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Social Activist
    B)Singer
    C)Advocate
    D)Actor
    E)Writer
    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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