GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 479

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. 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.
  2. Recently,which country banned burqa,veil or covering of face in public places?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)Bhutan
    D)Afghanistan
    E)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Sri lankan President Maithripala Sirisena used his emergency powers to issue an order to ban burqa,veil or covering of face in public places in any manner which prevents anyone from being identified.
  3. Which bank tied up with Srei Equipment Finance Limited for infra equipment loans?
    A)Indian Bank
    B)Canara Bank
    C)Bank of India
    D)Bank of Baroda
    E)Corporation Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Srei Equipment Finance Ltd (SEFL) and India’s third-largest lender Bank of Baroda have inked a co-lending arrangement for infrastructure equipment. The partnership will enable Kolkata-based Srei Infrastructure Finance Ltd’s equipment finance segment and Bank of Baroda to team up and expand their respective customer base.
  4. Who became the first Indian women to be elected to the Fellow of the Royal Society?
    A)Harmanpreet Singh
    B)Navjot Kaur
    C)Gagandeep Kang
    D)Narasimha Kaur
    E) Ravneet Gill
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Royal Society of London has announced a list of 51 eminent scientists elected to its fellowship in the year 2019. Among these are Gagandeep Kang, who is now with the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Faridabad. Dr. Kang is the first Indian woman to be elected to the Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS).
  5. What is the market structure called that is characterized by a single seller, selling a unique product in the market?
    A) Oligopoly
    B) Libor
    C) Monopoly
    D) Normation
    E) Offshore
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Monopoly is when the production of a good or service with no close substitutes is carried out by a single firm with the market power to decide the price of its output.
  6. The 2019 Asian Wrestling Championship was held in which country?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Sri Lanka
    D)Indonesia
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India wrapped up their campaign at the Asian Wrestling Championships on a resounding note with 16 medals after Greco-Roman grapplers added a silver and a bronze on the concluding day in Xi’an. Harpreet Singh settled for a silver in 82kg while Gyanender won a bronze in 60kg on the final day of competitions.
  7. Who is the author of the book “Politics of Jugaad:The Coalition Handbook”?
    A)Sanjay Chaturvedi
    B)Saba Naqvi
    C)Simran Sheikh
    D)Amitav Ghosh
    E)Rahul Gandhi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The “Politics of Jugaad:The Coalition Handbook” new book authored by journalist Saba Naqvi examines possibility of coalition government after 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
  8. Which metro rail corporation started its operations through the support of solar energy in a bid to become world’s first 100 percent Green energy metro rail network?
    A)Ahmedabad
    B)Mumbai
    C)Delhi
    D)Lucknow
    E)Jaipur
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    In a bid to become world’s first 100 per cent green energy metro rail network, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) started its operations through the support of solar energy on Violet line in between the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium metro station to Central Secretariat station.
  9. Which Indian wrestler is set to become the first wrestler from india to fight at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York?
    A)Bajrang Punia
    B)Sushil Kumar
    C)Yogeshwar Dutt
    D)Jeet Rama
    E)Saurav Gurjar
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Bajrang Punia is set to become the first wrestler from india to fight at the iconic Madison Square Garden in NewYork. The 25-year-old, who won the gold medal in the 65-kg category at the ongoing Asian Wrestling Championships earlier this week, is the first Indian wrestler to be invited by the American governing body.
  10. What is the rank of India in 2019 Global Press freedom Index?
    A)100th
    B)140th
    C)141st
    D)135th
    E)120th
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India has dropped two places on a global press freedom index to be ranked 140th out of 180 countries in the annual Reporters Without Borders analysis released recently, with the lead up to the ongoing Indian general elections flagged as a particularly dangerous time for journalists.
  11. Which of the following is correct in the context of over night market?
    A) It is a money market term
    B) It is the shortest term loan
    C) The borrower returns the capital and interest at the start of the next business day under this arrangement
    D) All of these
    E) None of these
    View Answer
    Option D

  12. Where is the HQ of RBI?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kolkata
    D)Chennai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B

  13. Recently,RBI has proposed stricter rules for current accounts to tackle fund diversion.The norms however would apply to accounts which have borrowed and taken loans of how much amount or more?
    A)Rs 100 cr
    B)Rs 20 cr
    C)Rs 25 cr
    D)Rs 50 cr
    E) Rs 150 cr
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    RBI is said to have recommeneded stringent norms on opening and running of current accounts of corporate borrowers in an attempt to check fund diversion. Current accounts can “only be opened” with the main bank in a lending consortium while other lenders having collection accounts will have to transfer funds at the end of the day to the current account with the consortium lead.
  14. Recently, Abdoulaye Idrissa Maiga resigned recently. He was the former prime minister of which country?
    A)Mali
    B)Ukraine
    C)Poland
    D)Afghanistan
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Just months before the presidential elections, Mali’s Prime Minister Abdoulaye Idrissa Maiga and his cabinet resigned recently. Maiga “presented to the president his resignation along with that of the members of his government.
  15. Who launched the book containing English translation of the punjabi poem “Khooni Vaisakhi” about the Jallianwala Baghdad massacre?
    A)Smriti Irani
    B)Narendra Modi
    C)Navdeep Singh Puri
    D)Venkaiah Naidu
    E)Shiela Dixit
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India’s Ambassador to the UAE Navdeep Singh Suri has commended the launch of a book containing english translation of the Punjabi poem, Khooni Vaisakhi, saying the 100-year old classic ballad about the Jallianwala Bagh massacre is now reaching a global audience.
  16. As per the Global World Food Policy Report prepared by US based International Food Policy Research Institute,how much people in the world now facing chronic food deprivation?
    A)821 million
    B)541 million
    C)550 million
    D)950 million
    E) 800 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Despite strong economic growth in 2018, undernourishment rose for the third year in a row, with 821 million people in the world now facing chronic food deprivation, says 2019 Global World Food Policy Report prepared by US based International Food Policy Research Institute.
  17. Which city/UT to host 18th Asian Billiards Asian Snooker Championship?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chandigarh
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Chandigarh will host the 18th Asian Billiards, the 20th Under-21 Asian Snooker Championship and the 3rd Ladies Asian Snooker Championship from April 27 to May 3, officials of the Punjab Billiards and Snooker Association (PBSA) said in Chandigarh.
  18. What is the theme of this year’s International Dance Day 2019?
    A)Dance and Fitness
    B)Art of Dance
    C)Dance is the Soul of Your Body
    D)Dance and Spirituality
    E)Dance is an Art
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    International Dance Day is observed on 29TH April.The theme for this year is “Dance and Spirituality”.
  19. Where is the HQ of Bank of Baroda?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Surat
    D)Vadodara
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option D

  20. Recently,Pungam Kannan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Journalism
    B)Sports
    C)Politics
    D)Social Activist
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Former India footballer Pungam Kannan who was facing acute financial crisis, died at a city hospital following prolonged illness. He was 80. A forward, Kannan played 14 matches for India.

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