GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 485

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Cyril Ramaphosa was re-elected as President of Which country?
    A)Vietnam
    B)Australia
    C)Ukraine
    D)South Africa
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    South African President Cyril Ramaphosa’s ruling ANC won re-election with an absolute majority in parliament. The African National Congress (ANC) held a comfortable lead with 57.73 percent.
  2. Recently India signed MOU with Which country’s ISE Foods in a bid to improve the quality of eggs and to improve poultry farms?
    A)Nepal
    B)Russia
    C)China
    D)Japan
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Japan’s largest egg producer, ISE Foods, in a bid to improve the quality of eggs, waste management and disease diagnosis in poultry farms across the country. The ISE’s egg production process, almost fully automated, is considered most hygienic in the world.
  3. Which Actor will be felicitated by the Council of European Chambers of Commerce (CEUCC) in India?
    A)Anil Kapoor
    B)Salman Khan
    C)Ranveer Singh
    D)Irfan Khan
    E)Shahrukh Khan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Actor Anil Kapoor will be felicitated by the Council of European Chambers of Commerce (CEUCC) in India and an European Union delegation as part of the ‘Europe Day’ celebrations in Mumbai. Europe Day is celebrated every year on May 9 to mark the formation of the European Union (EU).
  4. Which of the following is the class of derivative where the underlying assets are products like precious metals, agro products, energy products, etc?
    A) Freight Derivative
    B) Inflation Derivative
    C) Commodity Derivative
    D) Interest Rate Derivative
    E) Credit Derivative
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    An exchange traded derivative or over the counter derivative with an underlying reference based on nonfinancial commodities including chemicals, energy, base and precious metals, livestock, grains, and softs is known as Commodity Derivative.
    For example, commodity derivatives are used by farmers and millers to provide a degree of “insurance.”
  5. Recently Doordarshan launched an online souvenir store for its viewers in partnership with which company?
    A)Amazon
    B)Myntra
    C)Flipkart
    D)Ebay
    E)Snapdeal
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Doordarshan has launched an online souvenir store for its viewers on Amazon India so that one can easily access it. A. Surya Prakash Chairman, Prasar Bharati launched DD souvenir store on Amazon India.
  6. Recently cricketer Sana Mir has become the most successful women’s ODI spinner in history after she took her 147th wicket, highest ever by any spinner in One-day International (ODI) cricket. She hails from which country?
    A)India
    B)Saudi Arabia
    C)Pakistan
    D)Afghanistan
    E)Iraq
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Pakistan off-spinner Sana Mir has become the most successful women’s ODI spinner in history after she took her 147th wicket, highest ever by any spinner in One-day International (ODI) cricket.
  7. What does P stands for in CNP?
    A) Privacy
    B) Prompt
    C) Permissive
    D) Present
    E) Promote
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    A card not present transaction(CNP) is a payment card transaction made where the cardholder does not or cannot physically present the card for a merchant’s visual examination at the time that an order is given and payment effected.
  8. Recently Laurentino Cortizo was crowned President of Which country?
    A)Macedonia
    B)Netherlands
    C)Panama
    D)Ukraine
    E)Finland
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Panama Electoral Tribuna announced that Laurentino Cortizo has won the country’s presidential election. Laurentino Cortizo, the presidential candidate from the opposition Democratic Revolutionary Party, has declared his victory, with a narrow gap of 1.93 per cent against Romulo Roux, another candidate.
  9. Name the Indian-American student who won the ESPN Esports championship held in Houston, U.S. state of Texas?
    A)Shivay Nanda
    B)Abhishek Gupta
    C)Preet Chadha
    D)Shiv Chopra
    E) Roshan Taneja
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    A team from Georgia Institute of Technology, including an Indian-American student, has won “Hearthstone Collegiate Championship”, part of the first-ever ESPN Collegiate Esports Championship. Shiv Chopra along with two Georgia Tech teammates swept off Minnesota team 3-0 in the finals in Houston.
  10. Recently Vinay Dube resigned from the post of CEO.He was the former CEO of which company?
    A)Jet Airways
    B)GoAir
    C)Air Asia
    D)Air India
    E)Indigo
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Jet Airways CEO Vinay Dube resigned from the services of Jet Airways with immediate effect citing personal reasons.
  11. According to reports,bilateral trade between India and USA in goods and services grew at how much percent in 2018?
    A)12.1%
    B)12.6%
    C)12.8%
    D)12.9%
    E)12.2%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bilateral trade between India and the United States in goods and services grew 12.6 per cent from USD 126 billion in 2017 to USD 142 billion in 2018. Both the sides appreciated the “strong, robust and growing bilateral ties between India and the US across the entire spectrum of trade and commerce.
  12. Vocal (musical) artist Hiralal Yadav passed away recently. He used to sing in which language?
    A)Bhojpuri
    B)Haryanvi
    C)Bihari
    D)Rajasthani
    E)Gujarati
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Padma Shri awardee Bhojpuri vocal artist Hiralal Yadav passed away in Varanasi at the age of 93. Yadav was a well known Bhojpuri folk singer from the ‘Birha‘ genre. Yadav received a Padma Shri award, the country’s fourth highest civilian award, this year in January.
  13. Which PSB became the first bank to meet RBI’s EMV mandate?
    A)Canara Bank
    B)IDBI
    C)Bank of Baroda
    D)SBO
    E)Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    ACI Worldwide, a global provider of real time electronic payment and banking solutions, announced that Canara Bank has successfully rolled out major new functionality to support EMV card acquiring across its ATM network and Aadhaar Authentication, leveraging ACI’s UP Retail Payments solution to achieve market firsts.
  14. Recently which INS was decommissioned upon completion of 36 years of service?
    A)INS Ranjit
    B)INS Vikramaditya
    C)INS Vela
    D)INS Tarangini
    E)INS Tarini
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Completing its journey of 36 years, INS Ranjit, a Rajput class destroyer was decommissioned at Naval Dockyard, Visakhapatnam recently. Commissioned on 15 September 1983 by Captain Vishnu Bhagwat in erstwhile Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR), the ship was used for yeoman service.
  15. what is the theme of International Nurses Day 2019?
    A)Nurses – A Voice to Lead – Improving health systems
    B)Nurses: A Voice to Lead: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals
    C)Nurses: A voice to lead: Health is a human right
    D)Nurses – A Voice to Lead – Health for All
    E) Nurses – A Voice to Lead – Health is Wealth
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    International Nurses Day is observed on May 12 every year to honour the contributions made by nurses in the society. It is celebrated on birth anniversary of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.
    International Nurse Day theme this year is “Nurses – A Voice to Lead – Health for All”. This year Nurses Day also coincides with Mother’s Day.ler]
  16. Recently Paytm launched a Paytm First Card in partnership with which bank?
    A)Federal Bank
    B)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    C)HDFC Bank
    D)Citibank
    E)ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Paytm has introduced a new credit, called Paytm First Card, in partnership with Citibank. The company is touting that the new card will offer customers 1 percent of universal cashback along with zero restrictions on earning categories. This will be auto-credited to the card every month.
  • Liverpool Football Club belongs to which country?
    A)Brazil
    B)Argentina
    C)United Kingdom
    D)Mexico
    E)Germany
    View Answer
    Option C

  • The India Brazil and South Africa Sherpas Meeting was held in which city?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Bangalore
    C)Chennai
    D)Cochin
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) Sherpas meeting was held in Cochin, Kerala from May 3 to May 5, 2019. Before IBSA Sherpas meeting, the 9th IBSA trilateral Ministerial Meeting was also concluded at the same venue.
  • Indian cricketer Smriti Mandhana hails from which state?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Maharashtra
    E)West Bengal
    View Answer
    Option D

  • Recently Doris Day passed away.She was related to which profession?
    A)Poet and Writer
    B)Actress and Singer
    C)Social Activist
    D)Sports
    E)Writer and Director
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    American actress-singer Doris Day, who delivered the hit song “Que Sera, Sera” in the 1950s, passed away at the age of 97. She was known as a honey-voiced singer and actress whose film dramas, musicals and comedies made her a top star in the 1950s and 1960s.
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