GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 483

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Asper recent reports,Bank credit grew by How much percent in FY 19?
    A)16.1%
    B)13.2%
    C)14.76%
    D)15.0%
    E)11.6%
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bank credit grew by 13.2% in financial year 2018-19 as compared to 10.3% in the previous financial year, mainly aided by loans to services and retail sector. Deposit growth also gained momentum, growing by 10% as compared to 6.7% a year ago.
  2. What is the rank of India in Kids Right Index?
    A)100th
    B)112th
    C)115th
    D)117th
    E) 110th
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    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.
  3. What is the currency of Singapore?
    A)Euro
    B)Peso
    C)Dollar
    D)Won
    E)Rial
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    Option C

  4. The 2019 International Tennis Federation Futures Tennis Tournament held in Which country?
    A)Ukraine
    B)Uganda
    C)China
    D)Nepal
    E)Japan
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    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.
  5. Who won the 2019 Geneva Open?
    A)Andy Murray
    B)Henrey Roch
    C)Nicolas Jarry
    D)Alexander Zverev
    E) Dilip Shangvi
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Germany’s Alexander Zverev captured his first title of the season with a see-saw 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (10-8) victory in Geneva Open final over Chile’s Nicolas Jarry, who had two match points but came up just short.
  6. Who has been acknowledged as the most viewed stand up comedian in India and abroad by the World Book of Records London?
    A)Sunil Grover
    B)Raju Srivastava
    C)Kapil Sharma
    D)Ashish Chanchlani
    E)Zakir Khan
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Comedian-actor Kapil Sharma has been acknowledged as the most viewed stand-up comedian in India and abroad by the World book of Records London.
  7. Where is the HQ of Bajaj Finserv Ltd.?
    A)Chennai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Mumbai
    D)Pune
    E)Kolkata
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    Option D

  8. When did the BRICS states signed the Agreement on the New Development Bank, which makes provisions for the legal basis of the bank?
    A) 2013
    B) 2014
    C) 2015
    D) 2012
    E) 2010
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    On 15 July 2014, the first day of the 6th BRICS summit held in Fortaleza, Brazil, the BRICS states signed the Agreement on the New Development Bank, which makes provisions for the legal basis of the bank.
    In a separate agreement, a reserve currency pool worth $100 bln was set up by BRICS nations.
    July 2014 (Treaty signed)
    July 2015 (Treaty in force)
  9. How much amount was given by ADB for Delhi Meerut Rail Rapid corridor?
    A)Rs 10000 cr
    B)Rs 20000 cr
    C)Rs 35000 cr
    D)Rs 30000 cr
    E) Rs 40000 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Asian Development Bank (ADB) has given in-principle nod for financing 4 metro rail projects and a Rs 30,000 crore rapid rail corridor between Delhi and Meerut as part of its effort to improve urban transport system in India.
  10. Virat Kohli and Which other cricketer was named as brand ambassador of Himalaya Men?
    A)KL Rahul
    B)Rishabh Pant
    C)Hardin Pandya
    D)Kuldeep Yadav
    E) Shashank Manohar
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    India cricket captain Virat Kohli and emerging wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has been named as new official brand ambassadors of the country’s leading wellness firm, the Himalaya Drug Company.
  11. As per Quick Heal Security Labs ,Which Indian city is most vulnerable to cyberattacks?
    A)Delhi
    B)Pune
    C)Bengaluru
    D)Mumbai
    E)Kolkata
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    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.
  12. Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement.She hails from which country?
    A)Russia
    B)Germany
    C)China
    D)USA
    E)Thailand
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Germany‘s double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement at the age of just 25 after struggling with health issues. She has won seven world championship gold medals, and last year in Pyeongchang she became the first female biathlete to win both the sprint and the pursuit at the same Olympics.
  13. What is the initial authorized capital of the BRICS New Development Bank?
    A) $50 bn
    B) $150 bn
    C) $120 bn
    D) $100 bn
    E) $200 bn
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The initial authorized capital of the bank is $100 bln divided into 1 mln shares having a par value of $100,000 each.
  14. 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) Gopal Shrestha
    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.
  15. Which company has acquired an equity stake in ABN AMRO Bank?
    A)TCS
    B)Capgemini
    C)Wipro
    D)Infosys
    E)Cognizant
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Global software major Infosys has completed the acquisition of majority (75 per cent) equity stake in the Stater N.V. subsidiary of the Netherlands-based ABN AMRO Bank.
  16. The 26th edition of the International Maritime Defence Exhibition Asia 2019 held in Which country?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Singapore
    D)Nepal
    E)Sri Lanka
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    INS Kolkata and INS Shakti of the Indian Navy participated in a 3-day Asia Pacific naval and maritime event titled the International Maritime Defence Exhibition Asia (IMDEX Asia-2019) held in Changi Exhibition Centre, Singapore.
  17. When is World Thyroid Day observed?
    A)May 23
    B)May 22
    C)May 24
    D)May 25
    E) May 26
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    World Thyroid Day is celebrated on 25 May every year to raise awareness and reduce the prevalence of thyroid related disorders. The year 2019 marked commemoration of 11 years of Global Thyroid Awareness.
  18. Which country launched anti competition probe against Google?
    A)Israel
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)Italy
    E)Japan
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Joining the Competition Commission of India (CCI) and the European Union (EU), Italy’s antitrust authority has become the latest international regulatory body to launch an anti-competition investigation against Google.
  19. Who received the UNSDG 10 most Influential people in healthcare award ?
    A)Acharya Balkrishna
    B)Dilip Shangvi
    C)Baba Ramdev
    D)Umang Vohra
    E) Thomas Bech
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Patanjali Ayurved Limited’s Managing Director, Acharya Balkrishna received the ‘UNSDG 10 Most Influential People in Healthcare Award’ on behalf of Patanjali Group of Institutions in Geneva.
  20. Recently Vijaya Mulay passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Filmmaker
    B)Actor
    C)Singer
    D)Poet
    E)Director
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Renowned filmmaker and film historian Vijaya Mulay passed away. Mulay founded the Delhi Film Society in 1959, and later on became a joint secretary of the Federation of Film Societies.

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