GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 491

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. The 2020 Ocean Conference will be held in which city?
    A)Beijing
    B)Lisbon
    C)Tokyo
    D)Bangkok
    E)Brussels
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) decided to hold its 2020 high-level conference early June in Portugal’s Lisbon to support the sustainable use of the oceans, seas and marine resources.
  2. Recently Naveen Patnaik was sworn as CM of which state?
    A)Jharkhand
    B)Odisha
    C)Himachal Pradesh
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) headed by incumbent Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is all set to form a government for a fifth consecutive term. The new Cabinet is likely to be sworn-in on 27th May.
  3. Which bank launched Corp SME Suvidha product?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Canara Bank
    C)SBI
    D)Corporation Bank
    E)Bank of India
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Corporation Bank has launched ‘Corp SME Suvidha’, a product for GST-registered MSMEs. The product has been designed as part of the bank’s efforts to provide the best products to the MSME sector.
  4. Recently India responded to which country’s decision which withdrew India’s GSP benefits?
    A)China
    B)Russia
    C)Japan
    D)USA
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Government has responded to the decision by the United States of America to withdraw India’s GSP benefits with effect from 5th June 2019. In a press statement, Commerce Ministry said that these are unilateral, non-reciprocal and non-discriminatory benefits extended by some developed countries to developing countries.
  5. Who has become the first Indian woman to successfully scale amount Makalu?
    A)Akanksha Mohan
    B)Sakshi Jain
    C)Himani Chakraborty
    D)Priyanka Mohite
    E) Shivani Dixit
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Priyanka Mohite, the 26-year-old Satara based mountaineer, has become the first Indian woman to successfully scale Mount Makalu — the fifth-highest mountain in the world at 8,481 metres.
  6. Which of the following is the implementing body of NACH?
    A) RBI
    B) NPCI
    C) Ministry of Finance
    D) NABARD
    E) SEBI
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has implemented “National Automated Clearing House (NACH)” for Banks, Financial Institutions, Corporates and Government a web based solution to facilitate interbank, high volume, electronic transactions which are repetitive and periodic in nature.
  7. Recently Theresa May announced her retirement.She was the former PM of which country?
    A)Netherlands
    B)Australia
    C)Thailand
    D)Britain
    E)Germany
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    British Prime Minister Theresa May announced resignation from her post. She will resign on 7 June. Her announcement triggers the start of a contest to replace her as Conservative leader and Prime Minister.
  8. Who took over as the new Flag Officer Commanding in Chief of Eastern Naval Command?
    A)Karambir Singh
    B)Bimal Jain
    C)Atul Kumar Jain
    D)Sunil Lamba
    E) Lamar Odam
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Vice-Admiral Atul Kumar Jain took over as the Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief (FOC-in-C), Eastern Naval Command (ENC), from Vice-Admiral Karambir Singh.
  9. US and which other country met in Washington to defuse rising trade tensions?
    A)UK
    B)Mexico
    C)Saudi Arabia
    D)Afghanistan
    E)UAE
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In an effort to defuse rising trade tensions between the United States and Mexico, Mexican Economy Minister Graciela Marquez met with US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in Washington.
  10. Banks were permitted to transact in IRF for the purpose of hedging the risk in their underlying investment portfolio. What does F stands for in IRF?
    A) Forwards
    B) Formula
    C) Futures
    D) Fixation
    E) Fund
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Interest Rate Futures
  11. Where is the HQ of Corporation Bank?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mangaluru
    C)Pune
    D)Kolkata
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B

  12. Where is the HQ of Organisation of Islamic Cooperation?
    A)Japan
    B)Afghanistan
    C)Mexico
    D)Saudi Arabia
    E)Belgium
    View Answer
    Option D

  13. Which airline witnessed 100 pc load factor on international flights in May?
    A)Indigo
    B)Vistara
    C)Spicejet
    D)Air India Express
    E)GoAir
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Air India Express, India’s first international budget airline created a unique record which is a dream for any airline in the world. The airline recorded a perfect 100% load factor on its international flights into Indian destinations as all seats on all of its flights into India were sold and not even a single seat was vacant.
  14. Narendra Modi recently took oath as which PM of India?
    A)12th
    B)10th
    C)15th
    D)13th
    E) 11th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Capping a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections, Narendra Modi, along with his Councils of Minister, on 3oth May took oath as the 15th Prime Minister of India in the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
  15. Recently India’s only orangutan Binny died at Nandankanan Zoological Park.It is situated in which state?
    A)Odisha
    B)Bihar
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Haryana
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    A 41-year-old orangutan at Odisha’s Nandankanan Zoological Park died following a prolonged illness. ”Binny”, the country’s lone orangutan passed away due to old-age related ailments followed by respiratory tract infection.
  16. Who was re elected as Congress Parliamentary Party Leader?
    A)Kamal Nath
    B)Priyanka Gandhi
    C)Rahul Gandhi
    D)Sonia Gandhi
    E)Navjot Singh Sidhu
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Chairperson of Congress Party, Sonia Gandhi has once again been elected leader of the Congress Parliamentary Party (CPP) at a meeting of party MPs at the Central Hall of Parliament.
  17. What is the currency of Papua New Guinea?
    A)Krone
    B)Peso
    C)Kina
    D)Euro
    E)Riyadh
    View Answer
    Option C

  18. Who took charge as new Navy Chief of India?
    A)Bimal Verma
    B)TS Narasimhan
    C)Karambir Singh
    D)Bir Vikram
    E) Jagan Mohan Reddy
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Armed Forces Tribunal cleared the way for Vice Admiral Karambir Singh to become the next Navy Chief, while it deferred for four weeks the matter of Vice Admiral Bimal Verma which seeks to quash Singh’s appointment.
  19. Recently who visited SiAchen Glacier and reviewed the security situation along the borders with Pakistan?
    A)Rajnath Singh
    B)Smriti Irani
    C)Arun Jaitley
    D)Nitin Gadkari
    E)Sushma Swaraj
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Defence Minister Rajnath Singh visited Siachen Glacier and reviewed the security situation along the borders with Pakistan. The Defence Minister was accompanied by Army Chief General Bipin Rawat.
  20. Recently Kirpal Singh passes away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Writer
    C)Professor
    D)Singer
    E)Director
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Prof Kirpal Singh, the first chronicler of Partition, who started building an archive in 1954, passed away at 95 in Chandigarh. He began his journey in Partition’s historiography in 1953 as a young lecturer at Khalsa College, Amritsar.

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