GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 478

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Claire Polosak became the first women to officiate in men’s ODI in the World cricket league.She hails from which country?
    A)Canada
    B)Australia
    C)England
    D)South Africa
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Australia’s Claire Polosak became the first woman to officiate in a men’s one-day international in the World Cricket League Division 2 final match between Namibia and Oman in Windhoek.
  2. Recently BFA launched how many new formats of the game with new dimensions of the court?
    A)3
    B)2
    C)1
    D)4
    E)5
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The world body governing Badminton, BFA, has launched two new formats of the game —AirBadminton and Triples with new dimensions of the court and an innovative shuttlecock called Airshuttle. Traditional competitive badminton has been an indoor game.
  3. Name the Indian-American student who won the ESPN Esports championship held in Houston, U.S. state of Texas?
    A)Shivay Nanda
    B)Abhishek Gupta
    C)Preet Chadha
    D)Shiv Chopra
    E) Roshan Taneja
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    A team from Georgia Institute of Technology, including an Indian-American student, has won “Hearthstone Collegiate Championship”, part of the first-ever ESPN Collegiate Esports Championship. Shiv Chopra along with two Georgia Tech teammates swept off Minnesota team 3-0 in the finals in Houston.
  4. Derek C Lalchhanhima recently received PETA India’s Compassionate kid award 2019.He belongs from which state?
    A)Assam
    B)Mizoram
    C)Sikkim
    D)Nagaland
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Accolades continue to pour in for Derek C Lalchhanhima, the six-year-old boy from Mizoram, who recently restored our fledgeling faith in humanity by rushing to the hospital a chicken he had accidentally run over with his cycle.
  5. Where is the HQ of Badminton World Federation?
    A)Indonesia
    B)India
    C)China
    D)Malaysia
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option D

  6. Recently,RBI extended the ombudsman scheme for NBFCs to non deposit taking NBFCs with asset size of at least how much amount?
    A)Rs 50 cr
    B)Rs 100 cr
    C)Rs 150 cr
    D)Rs 200 cr
    E) Rs 250 cr
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) extended the “ombudsman scheme” for non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) to non deposit-taking NBFCs with asset size of at least Rs 100 crore.
  7. What is the term which refers to an economy where the government imposes few or no restrictions and regulations on buyers and sellers?
    A) Free-market Economy
    B) True-cost Economy
    C) Socialist Economy
    D) Command Economy
    E) Microeconomics
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Free market refers to an economy where the government imposes few or no restrictions and regulations on buyers and sellers. In a free market, participants determine what products are produced, how, when and where they are made, to whom they are offered, and at what price—all based on supply and demand.
  8. Recently,Which country gained their ODI status after USA and Oman?
    A)Papua New Guinea
    B)Ukraine
    C)Canada
    D)UK
    E)Uganda
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Papua New Guinea (PNG) gained their ODI status and a place in the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 after a comprehensive victory against the already-qualified Oman.
  9. What is the theme of this year’s International Museum Day 2019?
    A)Musuems:A history to Speak
    B)Saying the unspeakable in Museums
    C)Hyperconnected Museums:New Approach New Publics
    D) Museums as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition
    E)Museums are the things which you remember
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    International Museum Day is an international day a celebration that held every year on or around 18 May, coordinated by the International Council of Museums. The event highlights a specific theme that changes every year and that is at the heart of the international museum community’s preoccupations.The theme of International Museum Day 2019 is “Museums as Cultural Hubs: The Future of Tradition.”
  10. NITI Aayog signed a letter of intent with Which organisation to provide an open platform for children empowerment?
    A)UNICEF
    B)ILO
    C)FAO
    D)World Bank
    E)UNICEF
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Niti Aayogs Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and Unicef India signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) to provide an open platform to promote participation, skilling and empowerment among young children across different communities
  11. When is World Bee Day observed?
    A)May 20
    B)May 21
    C)May 22
    D)May 23
    E) May 24
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    To raise awareness of the importance of pollinators (such as bees, butterflies, bats and hummingbirds), the threats they face and their contribution to sustainable development, the UN designated 20 May as World Bee Day.
  12. According to RBI,the banking ombudsman received how much percent more customers complaints in FY 18 over the previous year?
    A)15.87 percent
    B)31.8 percent
    C)24.9 percent
    D)22.5 percent
    E) 28.8 percent
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The banking ombudsman received 24.9% more customer complaints in FY18 over the previous year, said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The 21 offices of the banking ombudsman received 1,63,590 complaints in the year 2017-18 marking an increase of 24.9% over previous year.
  13. Micro Units Development & Refinance Agency Ltd. is registered as a company under which of the following acts?
    A) Companies Act, 2013
    B) Companies Act, 1956
    C) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
    D) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
    E) Export-Import Bank of India Act 1985
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Union Budget presented by the Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley, for FY 2015-16, announced the formation of MUDRA Bank. Accordingly MUDRA was registered as a Company in March 2015 under the Companies Act 2013 and as a Non Banking Finance Institution with the RBI on 07 April 2015.
  14. Recently cricketer Sana Mir has become the most successful women’s ODI spinner in history after she took her 147th wicket, highest ever by any spinner in One-day International (ODI) cricket. She hails from which country?
    A)India
    B)Saudi Arabia
    C)Pakistan
    D)Afghanistan
    E)England
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Pakistan off-spinner Sana Mir has become the most successful women’s ODI spinner in history after she took her 147th wicket, highest ever by any spinner in One-day International (ODI) cricket.
  15. What is the currency of Turkmenistan?
    A)Dinar
    B)Krone
    C)Won
    D)Manat
    E)Bhat
    View Answer
    Option D

  16. Which became the first state to tap into masala bond market?
    A)Haryana
    B)Rajasthan
    C)Maharashtra
    D)Kerala
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Kerala became the first state to tap into masala bond market by listing the Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board (KIIFB)’s masala bond worth of USD 312 million (Rs 2,150 crore) in London Stock Exchange (LSE)’s International Securities Market (ISM).
  17. Recently, world’s first women’s cricket magazine “CRICZONE” was launched in Jaipur. Which woman cricketer featured as the cover story in the magazine?
    A)Mithali Raj
    B)Harmanpreet Kaur
    C)Smriti Mandhana
    D)Jhulan Goswami
    E)Ekta Bisht
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The inaugural issue of world’s first exclusive women’s cricket magazine ‘Criczone‘ was released in Jaipur with Indian team vice-captain Smriti Mandhana featuring as the cover story.
  18. Which company launched “HeART” to mentor real estate technology companies?
    A)HDFC Capital
    B)IDBI
    C)ICICI
    D)SBI Capital
    E)RBL
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    HDFC Capital Advisors, a wholly-owned subsidiary of HDFC Ltd, launched a new initiative called ‘HDFC Affordable Real Estate and Technology Program (HeART). It aims to mentor, partner and invest in real estate technology companies that drive innovation and efficiencies within the affordable housing ecosystem.
  19. Who was heading the committee who submitted its report on promoting digital payments in the country?
    A)Nandan Nilekani
    B)Bimal Jalan
    C)Viral Acharya
    D)Shaktikanta Das
    E)Rana Kapoor
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Reserve Bank of India-appointed committee headed by Aadhaar architect Nandan Nilekani has submitted its suggestions on promoting digital payments to Governor Shaktikanta Das.
  20. American Peggy Lipton passed away recently. She was related to which field?
    A)Journalist
    B)Actress
    C)Scientist
    D)Professor
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Mod Squad actor Peggy Lipton passed away at the age of 72.
    Margaret Ann Lipton was an American actress, model, and singer.

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