GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 486

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Which country won the Sudirman Cup 2019?
    A)Japan
    B)India
    C)China
    D)Australia
    E) Russia
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    China won the badminton world mixed-team championship, Sudirman Cup 2019 in Nanning, China. They beat Japan in men’s doubles, women’s singles and men’s singles to clinch the title for the 11th time.
  2. Recently,Cabinet decided to give monthly pension of how much to all small and marginal farmers across the country?
    A)Rs 3000
    B)Rs 2000
    C)Rs 5000
    D)Rs 6000
    E) Rs 8000
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In its first meeting, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi decided to give monthly pension of Rs 3,000 to all small and marginal farmers across the country, small traders, businessmen, and shopkeepers after they attain the age of 60 years.
  3. The 10th National Science Film Festival of India will held in Which city in 2020?
    A)Shillong
    B)Agartala
    C)Chennai
    D)Kohima
    E)Darjeeling
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    In an effort to raise awareness about science and environment through films, the 10th National Science Film Festival of India (NSFFI) will be organised in Tripura on January and February 2020.
  4. Which country has been elected to the executive board of the first UN habitat Assembly?
    A)Japan
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)India
    E)Sri Lanka
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    India has been elected to the Executive Board of the first UN-Habitat Assembly, announced by Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. India has been elected to the Executive Board of the first UN-Habitat Assembly at the Plenary Session of the Assembly being held in Nairobi.
  5. Recently NASA unveiled a calendar for the Artemis program that will return astronauts to moon by Which year?
    A)2024
    B)2022
    C)2026
    D)2030
    E)2028
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    NASA unveiled the calendar for the “Artemis” program that will return astronauts to the Moon for the first time in half a century, including eight scheduled launches and a mini-station in lunar orbit by 2024.
  6. Where is the HQ of India Ratings and Research Private Limited?
    A)Chennai
    B)Pune
    C)Mumbai
    D)Delhi
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option C

  7. On the world environment day,the ministry of Environment Forest and Climate Change launched which song on air pollution?
    A)Hawa Hawaein
    B)Hawa Anne de
    C)Hawa
    D)Halki Hawa
    E)Hawa Hawayi
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    As the World Environment Day is approaching, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change launched a theme song ‘Hawa Aane De’ on air pollution. The song was launched in the national capital.
  8. Which bank has launched “Bank on Wheels” facility recently?
    A)Indian Bank
    B)Punjab National Bank
    C)Bank of Baroda
    D)Indian Overseas Bank
    E)Bank of Maharashtra
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) has announced that it has launched ‘Bank on Wheels’ facility in 14 of its lead districts in Tamil Nadu and Kerala, besides Vijayawada. The mobile van facility will enable the public, especially senior citizens, conveniently get door-step banking facility available at identified locations of the lead districts.
  9. 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) Gateway of India
    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.
  10. Who scripted history as the first ever woman pilot to be operational by day on Hawk jets?
    A)Taruna Gupta
    B)Swati Singh
    C)Varsha Mishra
    D)Mohana Singh
    E) Sarla Thakral
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Flight Lieutenant Mohana Singh, one of India’s first female fighter pilots, scripted history as the first ever woman pilot to become operational on Hawk advanced jet aircraft.
  11. As per data released by Controller General of Accounts,what was fiscal deficit of India for 2018-19?
    A)3.45%
    B)3.76%
    C)3.98%
    D)3.39%
    E) 3.15%
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    As per the data released by Controller General of Accounts (CGA), India met its fiscal deficit target for 2018-19, which came in at 3.39 per cent of GDP, slightly lower than 3.4 per cent estimated in the revised estimates of the Budget, on the back of an increase in non-tax revenue and lower expenditure.
  12. 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.
  13. What is the theme of this year’s World No Tobacco Day 2019?
    A)Tobacco and Lung Health
    B)Tobacco and Heart Disease
    C)Tobacco and Diseases
    D)Tobacco and Lungs Factor
    E) Tobacco and Health Wealth
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Every year, on 31st May, the World Health Organization (WHO) and global partners celebrate World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The annual campaign is an opportunity to raise awareness on the harmful and deadly effects of tobacco use and second-hand smoke exposure, and to discourage the use of tobacco in any form.The focus of World No Tobacco Day 2019 is on “tobacco and lung health.”
  14. Who became the first foreign secretary to become External Affairs Minister?
    A)Narsingh Singh
    B)Ajit Doval
    C)Arun Jaitley
    D)S Jaishankar
    E) Ganga Prasad
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former IFS officer S. Jaishankar created history as he became the first former Foreign Secretary to become External Affairs Minister.
  15. Money market instruments and Securities are defined under which section of RBI Act, 1934?
    A) Section 45 U
    B) Section 36 B
    C) Section 53 G
    D) Section 28 K
    E) Section 20 Z
    View Answer
    Option A

  16. The SWIFT India and South Asia Conference held in Which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)Nagpur
    E)Delhi
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The SWIFT India and South Asia Conference held at the St Regis Mumbai saw the participation of 500 delegates representing financial institutions, regulators, market infrastructure experts, multinational corporations, and other industry professionals, to discuss the most pertinent issues concerning the nation’s financial market.
  17. Who clinched gold in the women’s 25 m pistol at the ISSF World Cup 2019?
    A)Manu Bhaker
    B)Apurvi Chandela
    C)Rani Rampal
    D)Rahi Sarnabot
    E) Gagan Narang
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Rahi Sarnobat clinched gold in the women’s 25m pistol at the season’s third International Shooting Sport Federation World Cup in Munich, Germany. By this win, she sealed an Olympic quota place for India in style.
  18. What is the currency of Malawi?
    A)Yen
    B)Krone
    C)Won
    D)Kwacha
    E)Rufiya
    View Answer
    Option D

  19. Recently RBI announced an extension of timings for customer transactions through RTGS from 4:30 pm to what time?
    A)5 pm
    B)6:45 pm
    C)6 pm
    D)6:30 pm
    E) 5:30 pm
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    With an aim to ease high-value fund transfers, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced an extension of timings for customer transactions through Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) by one and half hours.
  20. Recently Veeru Devgan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Singer
    B)Sports
    C)Journalist
    D)Film Director
    E)Dancer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Veeru Devgan, one of the most celebrated action and stunts directors in Bollywood, has passed away in Mumbai. He choreographed action scenes in more than 80 films. The father of Bollywood actor Ajay Devgn, Veeru also directed a film with Ajay in the lead, Hindustan Ki Kasam. His other son Anil Devgan is a director.

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