GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 481

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. At How much percent,India exports grew in April 2019?
    A)1.92%
    B)1.76%
    C)1.72%
    D)1.34%
    E)1.15%
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    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.
  2. What is the theme of World Migratory Bird Day 2019?
    A)Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution!
    B)Their Future is our Future – A Healthy Planet for Migratory Birds and People
    C)Unifying our Voices for Bird Conservation
    D)Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution!
    E)Balance Ecological System
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    World Migratory Bird Day (WMBD) was initiated in 2006 helds on 12 and is an annual awareness-raising campaign highlighting the need for the conservation of migratory birds and their habitats.
    The Day is celebrated on second Saturday in May and October. In 2019, this Day will be celebrated on 11 May and 10 October. The theme for WMBD 2019 is “Protect Birds: Be the Solution to Plastic Pollution!”
  3. Which organisation launched a pilot scheme for NBFCs?
    A)NABARD
    B)RBI
    C)SIDBI
    D)IRDA
    E)SEBI
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    To give a fillip to digital lending, Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)has put together a pilot scheme to extend financial assistance of up to Rs10 crore to new-age fintech non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) engaged in financing small businesses and other income-generating activities.
  4. After United Kingdom, which country became the second in the world to declare a climate and biodiversity emergency?
    A)India
    B)Saudi Arabia
    C)Ireland
    D)Uganda
    E)Thailand
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Ireland has become the second country in the world to declare a climate and biodiversity emergency. It happened after the Oireachtas (Irish parliament) report on Climate Action was accepted by the government and opposition parties without a vote.
  5. 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.
  6. When the risk of losses in on- or off-balance sheet positions arise from movement in market prices, it is called
    A) Liquidity risk
    B) Systemic risk
    C) Market Risk
    D) Liquidity risk
    E) Credit risk
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The market is always fluctuating so there are always market risks in the banking systems. So it can go up and down, and when down banks will charge more interest rates from the customers.
  7. At How much percent Telangana Gross State Domestic Product grow in FY 19?
    A)17%
    B)15%
    C)16%
    D)18%
    E)10%
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Telangana’s Gross State Domestic Product (GSDP) has grown 15 per cent in the financial year ended March 31, 2019 at ₹8,66,875 crore as against ₹7,53,804 crore in the previous year.
  8. Yaya Toure announced his retirement from which sports?
    A)High jumping
    B)Football
    C)Boxing
    D)Badminton
    E)Chess
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Former Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has announced his retirement from football, with a view to concentrating on a career in coaching.
  9. According to a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), India and which other country topped the list of nations for illegal sand mining?
    A)Indonesia
    B)Nepal
    C)China
    D)Japan
    E)Russia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    India and China top a list of countries where illegal sand mining has become a major environmental problem, according to a report released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). While we cannot do without sand, responsible mining should be incentivised, said the report, ‘Sand and Sustainability: finding new solutions for environmental governance of global sand resources’.
  10. Who is the first president of BRICS New Development Bank?
    A) Arvind Panagariya
    B) Amitabh Kant
    C) K.V. Kamath
    D) Bibek Debroy
    E) Shashi Tharoor
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    On 11 May 2015, K. V. Kamath was appointed as the President of the bank.
    K.V. Kamath is the
    President of New Development Bank
    former Independent director at Infosys
    former Chairman of ICICI Bank
  11. The first website of lokpal was recently launched.Who is the chairperson of Lokpal?
    A)RM singh
    B)Pinaki Chandra Ghosh
    C)AK Sikri
    D)CS Ranjan
    E) Igor Stimac
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The website of the Lokpal www.lokpal.gov.in has been launched. It was inaugurated by Chairperson Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghose in presence of all the Members of Lokpal in New Delhi.
  12. Which IPL team won the unprecedented fourth IPL title?
    A)Mumbai Indians
    B)Chennai Super Kings
    C)Delhi Capitals
    D)Rajasthan Royals
    E)Sunrisers Hyderabad
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The summit clash of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2019 between Mumbai Indians (MI) and defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) is being held at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.
  13. India and which country to hold Varuna exercise in May 2019 in Goa coast?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Russia
    C)Vietnam
    D)France
    E)Iraq
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    India and France will conduct their largest ever naval exercise ‘Varuna’ in May 2019. The objective of this exercise is to expand the strategic partnership between India and France in the Indian Ocean region (IOR).
  14. 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
    View Answer
    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.
  15. What is the currency of Rwanda?
    A)Peso
    B)Won
    C)Euro
    D)Franc
    E)Riel
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    Option D

  16. 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
    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.
  17. How much amount to be provided to Rwanda by Exim Bank for various projects?
    A)USD 326.80 million
    B)USD 495.70 million
    C)USD 266.60 million
    D)USD 255.78 million
    E) USD 212.68 million
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said Exim Bank has provided soft loans of USD 266.60 million to Rawanda for various projects. The funding, done in three separate tranches to Rawanda, is to support agricultural projects, development of special economic zones (SEZs) and for financing road project in the African nation.
  18. 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.
  19. How many Indian peacekeepers serving the UN mission in South Sudan were given medals of honour for their dedicated service and sacrifice?
    A)100
    B)150
    C)110
    D)160
    E)119
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    A total of 150 Indian peacekeepers serving with the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) have received medals of honour for their dedicated service and sacrifice. The medals were given to the 150 Indian peacekeepers serving in United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in Malakal during a ceremony filled with parades and performances by a piped band.
  20. Recently,Jerri’s Cobb passed away.She was related to which field?
    A)Actress
    B)Social Activist
    C)Scientist
    D)Astronaut
    E)Literature
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    NASA’s first female astronaut candidate, pilot Jerrie Cobb, has passed away. Cobb died in Florida at age 88. In 1961, Cobb became the first woman to pass astronaut testing.

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