GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 482

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. What is the theme of this year’s Global Road Safety Week 2019?
    A)Road and Safety
    B)Safe Drive on Roads
    C)Leadership for Road Safety
    D)Drive to Safe City
    E)Be careful while driving
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Fifth United Nations Global Road Safety Week, under the theme “Leadership for road safety”, is taking place from May 6 to 12. This major worldwide campaign was requested by the United Nations General Assembly in April 2018 in resolution A/72/271 on improving global road safety.
  2. The 2019 International Tennis Federation Futures Tennis Tournament held in Which country?
    A)Ukraine
    B)Uganda
    C)China
    D)Nepal
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Top seeds Anirudh Chandrasekar and Niki Poonacha won the 2019 International Tennis Federation (ITF) men’s Futures tennis tournament title in Kampala, Uganda.
  3. Which company recently acquired iconic British toy retailer Hamleys from Chinese fashion wear firm C Banner?
    A)BigBazaar
    B)Reliance Industries
    C)Google
    D)HomeShop18
    E)Flipkart
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In a bid to become a dominant player in the global toy retail industry, Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) announced it has acquired iconic British toy retailer Hamleys from Chinese fashion wear firm C Banner International for an undisclosed sum.
  4. Recently,Tribal Welfare Minister Kidari Sravan Kumar resigned.He was the former tribal welfare minister of which state?
    A)Telangana
    B)Andhra Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Tribal welfare minister of Andhra Pradesh, Kidari Sravan Kumar resigned from his ministerial post recently. He was given the charge of the ministry on November 11, 2018, after the sudden demise of his father KS Rao.
  5. Who became the first HIV infected climber to scale Mount Everest?
    A)Meenakshi
    B)Shreya Singh
    C)Madhulika Dutta
    D)Gopal Shrestha
    E) Supriya Singh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    A-56 year-old Gopal Shrestha from Pokhara in Nepal became first HIV infected climber to ascend world’s highest peak, the Mount Everest. Shrestha, once a former national football player climbed Everest in the second attempt. His first attempt was abandoned from the Everest Base Camp due to the earthquake of 2015.
  6. Which company signed MoU with French digital content publishing firm Rakuten Aquafadas to collaborate on building enhanced customer experience offerings?
    A)Wipro
    B)Tech Mahindra
    C)Infosys
    D)HCL
    E)Oracle
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    IT services firm Tech Mahindra and French digital content publishing firm Rakuten Aquafadas signed an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) to collaborate on building enhanced customer experience offerings.
  7. Rs 50 bank note has a motif of ______ . (Issued after demonitization)
    A) Red Fort
    B) Taj Mahal
    C) India Gate
    D) Hampi with Chariot
    E) Sanchi Stupa
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Motif of Hampi with chariot on the reverse.
    Hampi, also referred to as the Group of Monuments at Hampi, is a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in east-central Karnataka, India.
  8. Which application launched India first UPI Bahi Khata for merchants?
    A)PhonePe
    B)BharatPe
    C)Paytm
    D)Mobikwik
    E)GooglePay
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    BharatPe – India’s first Fintech start-up enabling payments for merchants through interoperable UPI QR codes, has announced its foray into merchant services with a new app. The app allows merchants to record their cash/credit (Udhar) sales customer wise, request accounts receivable from customers via SMS payment links, and keep track of accounts payable to suppliers, among other services.
  9. Which telecom operator partnered with Google to expand its WiFi footprint?
    A)BSNL
    B)Airtel
    C)Idea
    D)Vodafone
    E)Reliance
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    On the occasion of World Telecom Day on 17 May, state-run telecom major BSNL has partnered with Google to increase access to its WiFi footprint in the country. With the launch of this service, people across the country will be able to enjoy BSNL’s free WiFi services.
  10. Recently WHO collaborated with IFBA to eliminate industrially produced trans fat by Which year?
    A)2023
    B)2025
    C)2026
    D)2030
    E)2028
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    WHO (World Health organization) collaborated with the International Food and Beverage Alliance (IFBA) to eliminate industrially produced trans fat (iTFA) from food supply worldwide by 2023. Trans fat-intake leads to coronary heart disease, due to which globally 5,00,000 deaths occur every year.
  11. What is the currency of Iceland?
    A)Won
    B)Euro
    C)Dollar
    D)Krona
    E)Rufiya
    View Answer
    Option D

  12. Where is the HQ of ICC?
    A)Dubai
    B)Rome
    C)Astana
    D)New Delhi
    E)Jakarta
    View Answer
    Option A

  13. Which of the following is the class of derivative where these financial instruments can be used by organizations or individuals as part of a risk management strategy to reduce risk associated with adverse conditions?
    A) Freight Derivative
    B) Property Derivative
    C) Commodity Derivative
    D) Weather Derivative
    E) Inflation Derivative
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Weather derivatives are financial instruments that can be used by organizations or individuals as part of a risk management strategy to reduce risk associated with adverse or unexpected weather conditions.
  14. What is the rank of India in Kids Right Index?
    A)100th
    B)112th
    C)115th
    D)117th
    E)114th
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The annual global index named Kids Right Index has ranked countries on the basis of how much they are involved and equipped to improve child rights. India ranked 117th out of 181 countries.
  15. Which organisation inaugurated the Young Scientist Programme?
    A)ISRO
    B)NABARD
    C)RBI
    D)IRDA
    E)SBI
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Director K Sivan inaugurated the Young Scientist Programme (YUVIKA). The programme is aimed at imparting basic knowledge of science and space technology to school-going students from different states and Union Territories (UT) of the country in order to arouse their interest in space related activities.
  16. As per Quick Heal Security Labs ,Which Indian city is most vulnerable to cyberattacks?
    A)Delhi
    B)Pune
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Mumbai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Mumbai topped the 15-city list of the most vulnerable cities to cyberattacks in 2019, followed by Delhi, Bengaluru and Kolkata, Quick Heal Security Labs revealed. The ‘Annual Threat Report 2019’ put Maharashtra, Delhi and West Bengal as the top three states at most risk.
  17. When is International Day of Lights observed?
    A)May 12
    B)May 14
    C)May 15
    D)May 16
    E)May 18
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    May 16th 2019 marks the global celebration of the second edition of the International Day of Light. The International Day of Light is an official observance of UNESCO that provides an annual focal point for the continued appreciation of light and the role it plays in science, culture and art, education, and sustainable development, and in fields as diverse as medicine, communications, and energy.
  18. Which country sets Guinness world record of largest laundry lesson?
    A)Bhutan
    B)China
    C)Nepal
    D)India
    E)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    With 400 young Indian men participating across the country to learn laundry lessons to share the responsibility of cleaning clothes along with the female members of their homes, India achieved the Guinness World Records certificate for the largest laundry lesson recently.
  19. Who became the first Indian women fighter pilot to undertake missions by day?
    A)Bhawana Kanth
    B)Supriya Singh
    C)Tarini Jain
    D)Akanksha Singh
    E) Mahesh Singh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Flt Lt Bhawana Kanth adds another feather to her cap by completing Day Operational syllabus on MiG-21 Bison aircraft. She is the first women fighter pilot to be qualified to undertake missions by day on a fighter aircraft.
  20. Recently Sultan Ahmed Shah passed away.He was the 7th King of Which country?
    A)Myanmar
    B)Malaysia
    C)Nepal
    D)China
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Malaysia’s seventh King and football veteran Sultan Ahmad Shah passed away in Kuala Lumpur at the age of 88. Ahmad Shah was also the fifth Sultan of Malaysia’s central Pahang state.

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