GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 488

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. As per Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM),automobile industry marks a growth of what percent in 2018-19?
    A)6.26 percent
    B)6.75 percent
    C)7.00 percent
    D)7.25 percent
    E)6.18 percent
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The automobile industry produced a total 3.09 crore vehicles during April to March 2019 as against 2.9 crore in the corresponding period of previous year, marking a growth of 6.26 per cent, the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM) said.
  2. The Hornbill festival is celebrated in which state?
    A)Assam
    B)Nagaland
    C)Mizoram
    D)Meghalaya
    E)Tripura
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    In an attempt to set a new Guinness World Records in the category of ‘largest traditional Konyak dance display,’ around 5,000 Konyak community women, all decked up in colourful traditional attire, danced to the tune of a ceremonial song at Nagaland, coinciding with the Aoleang festival.
  3. India has recently built Chhyoiphel Kundeling Monastery in which country?
    A)Indonesia
    B)Thailand
    C)China
    D)Nepal
    E)Japan
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    India has rebuilt Chhyoiphel Kundeling Monastery in Nepal. Shyalpa Tenzin Rinpoche inaugurated newly reconstructed Monastery at Lisankhu village in Sindhupalchok district. Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of India Dr. Ajay Kumar was also present on the occasion.
  4. What is the rank of India in global startup ecosystem in 2019?
    A)14th
    B)17th
    C)16th
    D)22nd
    E)18th
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    India rose to 17th position in global startup ecosystem in 2019, up from the 37th spot in 2017, as per StartupBlink. The country list was topped by the US, followed by the UK and Canada. Notably, India was ranked above 27th-placed China.
  5. Who has been honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award during 4th APJ Abdul Kalam Innovation Conclave?
    A)Meenakshi Raj
    B)Dr AK Singh
    C)Rajendra Joshi
    D)Dr KK Menon
    E) Ramesh Patel
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Dr A K Singh, director at Life Sciences, DRDO has been honoured with Lifetime Achievement Award 2019 during 4th APJ Abdul Kalam Innovation Conclave at Chandigarh University, Mohali. The conclave was organised by the university to note World Creativity and Innovation Day.
  6. Which company became the first Indian retail company to clock more than Rs 1 lakh crore in annual revenues?
    A)TCS
    B)Reliance Retail
    C)FBb
    D)HCL
    E)Oracle
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Reliance retail has become the first Indian retail company to clock more than Rs 1 lakh crore in annual revenues. The retail venture of Reliance Industries reported an income of Rs 1,30,556 crore for 2018-19, 89% more than the previous year’s Rs 69,198 crore.
  7. According to World bank Migration and development Brief,which country retained its spot as the world’s top remittance recipient?
    A)India
    B)Indonesia
    C)China
    D)USA
    E)Russia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India has retained its spot as the world’s top remittance recipient with its diaspora sending $79 billion back home in 2018, the World Bank has said in a report. India was followed by China ($67 billion), Mexico ($36 billion), the Philippines ($34 billion) and Egypt ($29 billion), according to the latest edition of the World Bank’s Migration and Development Brief.
  8. Recently, Dave Bautista announced his retirement. He was the former player of which sports?
    A)Football
    B)MMA
    C)Wrestling
    D)Cricket
    E)Hockey
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Describing his over two decade stint as a WWE wrestler as “a hell of a run”, Dave Bautista has officially announced his retirement from professional wrestling. This year, Bautista will be seen reprising his role as Drax the Destroyer in “Avengers: Endgame”, which he will follow up with “Stuber”.
  9. Who was appointed as brand ambassador of Dubai based Ras AL Khammam Economic Zone?
    A)Ravi Shashtri
    B)Virat Kohli
    C)Vinod kambli
    D)MS Dhoni
    E)Rohit Sharma
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Former Cricketer Ravi Shastri appointed as Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) exclusive Corporate Ambassador to the Indian Business Community. As brand Ambassador Ravi Shastri may attract more Indian business leaders to set up or expand their operations in UAE through RAKEZ.
  10. Which railway station becomes the first railway station in India to get an ISO certification from NGT?
    A)Kolkata
    B)Guwahati
    C)Lucknow
    D)Delhi
    E)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Guwahati Railway Station has become the first ever railway station in the Indian Railways to get an ISO certification from the National Green Tribunal (NGT) for “providing passenger amenities in a clean and green environment.” The station also has amenities such as High-class reserve (VIP) lounge, waiting rooms, AC and non-AC retiring rooms, food courts and sanitation facilities.
  11. Google has Recently launched its first drone delivery service in which country?
    A)India
    B)Canada
    C)Australia
    D)USA
    E)Japan
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Google parent Alphabet has beat Amazon to launch one of the first commercial drone delivery businesses. Alphabet made its first delivery in Canberra after getting approval from the country’s civil aviation authority.
  12. Asian Tea Alliance was recently launched in which country?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Thailand
    D)Myanmar
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Asian Tea Alliance (ATA), a union of five tea-growing and consuming countries was launched in Guizhou, China. Its members are major associations from key tea producing Asian countries viz. Indian Tea Association (ITA), China Tea Marketing Association (CRMA), Indonesian Tea Marketing Association (ITMA), Sri Lanka Tea Board (SLTB) and Japan Tea Association (JTA).
  13. How much total liquidity has been injected by the RBI in the market in 2018-19?
    A)Rs 1.65 lakh crore
    B)Rs 2.87 lakh crore
    C)Rs 2.98 lakh crore
    D)Rs 1.50 lakh crore
    E) Rs 2.18 lakh crore
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India injected a total liquidity of Rs 2.98 lakh crore in the market in 2018-19.From a daily net average surplus of Rs 27,928 crore during February 1-6, 2019, systemic liquidity moved into deficit during February 7-March 31, reflecting the build-up of government cash balances, the First Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2019-20 stated.
  14. Who was honoured with UK Royal Society honour?
    A)Anil Ambani
    B)Indra Nooyi
    C)Mukesh Ambani
    D)Yusuf Hamied
    E)Lakshmi Mittal
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Prominent scientist and businessman Yusuf Hamied is among a host of Indian-origin experts honoured in the 2019 list of new fellows of the UK’s Royal Society. The 82-year-old chairman of pharmaceutical major Cipla has been made an Honorary Fellow of the prestigious body, comprising of many of the world’s most eminent scientists.
  15. Recently, BSE signed MoU with Which bank to spread awareness about the benefits of listing on BSE startup’s platform?
    A)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    B)HDFC Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Federal Bank
    E)ICICI Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) announced the signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with HDFC Bank to spread awareness about the benefits of listing on BSE Startups platform.
  16. Where is the HQ of Google?
    A)Washington DC
    B)New York
    C)London
    D)Paris
    E)Singapore
    View Answer
    Option A

  17. Who will head the committee to look into the alleged erosion of Yamuna floodplain?
    A)Adarsh Kumar Goel
    B)Ranjan Gogoi
    C)Prannath Singh
    D)Govind Mathur
    E) Vikramjit Sahney
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The National Green Tribunal formed a committee to look into the alleged erosion of Yamuna floodplain due to movement of heavy vehicles in Haryana’s Sonipat district.It will be headed by Adarsh Kumar Goel.
  18. When is a World Creativity and Innovation Day observed?
    A)April 17
    B)April 19
    C)April 20
    D)April 21
    E) April 15
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Every year World Creativity and Innovation Day (WCID) is officially celebrated on April 21. WCID is a part of the United Nations resolution entitled “Transforming our world: the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.”
  19. What is the theme of This year World Allergy Week?
    A)The global crisis of Allergy
    B)The global problem of food allergy
    C)Food Allergy and Poison
    D)Allergy and Health
    E)Health and Life
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The World Allergy Organization is proud to announce that World Allergy Week 2019 will be on the topic of “The Global Problem of Food Allergy” and will take place globally the week of 7-13 April 2019.
  20. Recently Pradeep Chaubey passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Sports
    B)Poet
    C)Politics
    D)Actor
    E) Writer
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Renowned Hindi poet Pradeep Choubey paased away in his home in Gwalior. Choubey, known for his humorous poetry.

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