GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 480

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. 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
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    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.
  2. Who was elected as the new president of International Chamber of Commerce?
    A)PV Kumar
    B)Vikramjit Sahney
    C)Ashish Chauhan
    D)Vikram Limaye
    E) Shiv Das Meena
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    SUN Group Chairman Vikramjit Singh Sahney elected as the new president of International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) – India. He said the chamber would work with the government to promote India’s external trade.
  3. What is the currency of Philippines?
    A)Won
    B)Krone
    C)Euro
    D)Peso
    E)Riel
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    Option D

  4. Who stepped down as US homeland Secretary?
    A)Lin Dan
    B)David Malpass
    C)Chris Lynn
    D)Kirstjen Nielsen
    E) Govind Mathur
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Kirstjen Nielsen,the US Secretary of homeland Security, is stepping down,
  5. As per the Basel III implementation in India, minimum Tier 1 capital must be _____ % of risk weighted assets on ongoing basis
    A) 5.5%
    B) 7%
    C) 9%
    D) 11%
    E)15%
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Tier 1 capital must be at least 7% of RWAs on an ongoing basis.
  6. Google has Recently launched its first drone delivery service in which country?
    A)India
    B)Canada
    C)Australia
    D)USA
    E)Japan
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Google parent Alphabet has beat Amazon to launch one of the first commercial drone delivery businesses. Alphabet made its first delivery in Canberra after getting approval from the country’s civil aviation authority.
  7. The exercise Varuna 19.1 is being held between India and which other country?
    A)Russia
    B)France
    C)Japan
    D)Vietnam
    E)Ireland
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The first part of the Indo-French joint naval exercise, Varuna 19.1 is being held off the Goa coast from 1 to 10 May 2019. The exercise is being conducted in two phases. The harbour phase at Goa would include cross-visits, professional interactions and discussions and sports events. The sea phase would comprise various exercises across the spectrum of maritime operations.
  8. Who has been named as the recipient of the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship for 2019?
    A)KK Sharma
    B)Saina Nehwal
    C)Deepa Malik
    D)Saurabh Ghoshal
    E) LeelaDhar Vyas
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Rio Paralympics silver medallist Deepa Malik has been named as the recipient of the New Zealand Prime Minister’s Sir Edmund Hillary Fellowship for 2019.
  9. The 16th edition of the joint military exercise “AFRICAN LION 2019” was held between Morocco and which country?
    A)France
    B)Russia
    C)USA
    D)India
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The 16th edition of the joint military exercise between Morocco and USA named “African Lion 2019” was held from March 16 to April 7, 2019 in Southern Morocco in the cities of Agadir, Tifnit, Tan-Tan, Tata, and Ben Guerir near Marrakech.
  10. RBI implemented the Basel-III recommendations in India w.e.f______
    A) January 1, 2013
    B) March 31, 2013
    C) April 1, 2013
    D) September 30, 2013
    E) June 30, 2013
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Basel III implementation began w.e.f. April 1, 2013. Reserve Bank issued Guidelines based on the Basel III reforms on capital regulation on May 2, 2012, to the extent applicable to banks operating in India. Banks have started implementing the guidelines from April 1, 2013 in India in a phased manner.
  11. What is the theme of this year World Meterology Day 2019?
    A)Meterology:A atmospheric gases
    B) The International System of Units – Fundamentally better
    C)Constant Evolution of International System of Units
    D)Weights and Measures of Units
    E)Balance the weights
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    World Metrology Day is an event occurring on the 20th of May celebrating the International System of Units. The date is the anniversary of the signing of the Metre Convention in 1875. Metrology is the study of measurement.The theme of World Metrology Day 2019 is “The International System of Units – Fundamentally better.”
  12. According to data by Directorate General by Commercial Intelligence,Which country has become India’s top crude oil supplier?
    A)Iraq
    B)Iran
    C)Afghanistan
    D)Saudi Arabia
    E)Sri Lanka
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Iraq has become India’s top crude oil supplier for the second consecutive year, meeting more than one-fifth of the country’s oil needs in the 2018-19 fiscal year.
  13. The Delhi High Court issued notice to which airlines to ensure refunds or provide alternative travel mode for passengers?
    A)Jet Airways
    B)GoAir
    C)Indigo
    D)Vistara
    E)AirAsia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Delhi High Court has issued notice to Jet Airways on a plea seeking direction to the Civil Aviation Ministry and DGCA to ensure refunds or provide alternative travel mode for passengers who have booked tickets with the airlines.
  14. As per India Ratings and Research,what will be India’s GDP growth for 2019-20 fiscal?
    A)7.5%
    B)7.3%
    C)7.8%
    D)7.1%
    E)7.7%
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    India Ratings and Research marginally lowered country’s GDP growth projection for 2019-20 fiscal to 7.3 per cent mainly due to below normal monsoon prediction and loss of momentum in industrial output. The Fitch group company had earlier projected India’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth at 7.5 per cent.
  15. The biannual Army Commanders Conference began in which state/UT?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Mumbai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The biannual Army Commanders Conference began in New Delhi.
  16. Which bank recently linked its interest rates to RBI’s repo rate?
    A)BOB
    B)SBI
    C)IDBI
    D)PNB
    E)CANARA
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    India’s largest bank State Bank of India has moved to a new interest rate regime on large savings account deposits as well as short-term loans. In March, SBI had announced that it will link its interest rate on savings account with balance above Rs. 1 lakh and short-term loans like overdraft and cash credit facility to Reserve Bank of India’s repo rate, effective 1 May 2019.
  17. Which country government banned Zakir Naik‘ Peace TV Channel recently?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Bhutan
    C)India
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Sri Lankan government has issued orders preventing any person from preaching religious, extremist or radical ideologies who encourages or glorifies terrorism. The order also banned any foreigner from preaching any such ideology and few persons involved in it have been deported.
  18. Where is the HQ of UNSC?
    A)New York
    B)Geneva
    C)Rome
    D)London
    E)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option A

  19. Where is the HQ of National Green Tribunal?
    A)Lucknow
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option D

  20. Recently Drupal Borgohain passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Politician
    C)Actor
    D)Film Director
    E)Motivational Speaker
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Drupad Borgohain, a veteran communist leader and parliamentarian from Assam, passed away at a private nursing home in Dibrugarh after a long illness. He was 78.

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