GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 494

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Which country launched its first ever satellite named NepaliSat 1?
    A)Thailand
    B)Nepal
    C)Sri lanka
    D)Somalia
    E)China
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Nepal’s first satellite has been launched into space, which will soon start rotating around the Earth’s orbit to collect information about the country’s topography and Earths magnetic field.
  2. What is the theme of this year’s International Dance Day 2019?
    A)Dance and Fitness
    B)Art of Dance
    C)Dance is the Soul of Your Body
    D)Dance and Spirituality
    E)Dance is an Art
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    International Dance Day is observed on 29TH April.The theme for this year is “Dance and Spirituality”.
  3. The 2019 Asian Wrestling Championship was held in which country?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Sri Lanka
    D)Indonesia
    E)Bangladesh
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    India wrapped up their campaign at the Asian Wrestling Championships on a resounding note with 16 medals after Greco-Roman grapplers added a silver and a bronze on the concluding day in Xi’an. Harpreet Singh settled for a silver in 82kg while Gyanender won a bronze in 60kg on the final day of competitions.
  4. Who took over as member of Railway board(Material Department)?
    A)PV Gill
    B)RM Falimullah
    C)VP Pathak
    D)KN Sharma
    E) Sanjay Chaturvedi
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian Railway Stores Service Officer of 1980 batch VP Pathak has taken over as Member (Materials Management) Railway Board. Prior to his assuming the post, the officer had been working as Director General (RS), Railway Board since June 12, 2018.
  5. Which bank partnered with M1Xchange Trade Receivables Discounting System for MSME bill discounting?
    A)Bank of Maharashtra
    B)Bank of Baroda
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Canara Bank
    E)Vijaya Bank
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) has partnered with M1Xchange Trade Receivables Discounting System (TReDS) platform for MSME bill discounting.
  6. How much amount to be provided to Rwanda by Exim Bank for various projects?
    A)USD 326.80 million
    B)USD 495.70 million
    C)USD 266.60 million
    D)USD 255.78 million
    E) USD 212.14 million
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said Exim Bank has provided soft loans of USD 266.60 million to Rawanda for various projects. The funding, done in three separate tranches to Rawanda, is to support agricultural projects, development of special economic zones (SEZs) and for financing road project in the African nation.
  7. How many Indian peacekeepers serving the UN mission in South Sudan were given medals of honour for their dedicated service and sacrifice?
    A)100
    B)150
    C)110
    D)160
    E)180
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    A total of 150 Indian peacekeepers serving with the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) have received medals of honour for their dedicated service and sacrifice. The medals were given to the 150 Indian peacekeepers serving in United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in Malakal during a ceremony filled with parades and performances by a piped band.
  8. NASA chosen SpaceX to launch asteroid walloping mission. What will be the total cost of the project?
    A)$55 million
    B)$65 million
    C)$85 million
    D)$69 million
    E) $58 million
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    SpaceX will fly its Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) planetary-defense mission. The total launch cost for NASA will be about $69 million.
  9. Where is the HQ of RBI?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)Kolkata
    D)Chennai
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B

  10. India and which country to hold Varuna exercise in May 2019 in Goa coast?
    A)Sri Lanka
    B)Russia
    C)Vietnam
    D)France
    E)Italy
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    India and France will conduct their largest ever naval exercise ‘Varuna’ in May 2019. The objective of this exercise is to expand the strategic partnership between India and France in the Indian Ocean region (IOR).
  11. Recently,Bank of Baroda acquired Vijaya Bank and which other bank to create India’s 2nd largest public sector bank?
    A)Indian Overseas Bank
    B)Dena Bank
    C)IDBI Bank
    D)Canara Bank
    E)Indian Bank
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Bank of Baroda will acquire Vijaya and Dena bank to create India’s 2nd largest public sector bank behind State Bank of India (SBI) effective from April 1.
  12. As per the Global World Food Policy Report prepared by US based International Food Policy Research Institute,how much people in the world now facing chronic food deprivation?
    A)821 million
    B)541 million
    C)550 million
    D)950 million
    E) 880 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Despite strong economic growth in 2018, undernourishment rose for the third year in a row, with 821 million people in the world now facing chronic food deprivation, says 2019 Global World Food Policy Report prepared by US based International Food Policy Research Institute.
  13. In which state,ISRO opened its first visitors gallery to watch rocket launches?
    A)Kerala
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Odisha
    D)Andhra Pradesh
    E)Tamil Nadu
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    In a first, The ISRO opened a visitors with 5,000 capacity at Andhra Pradesh Sriharikota Island.The gallery has a clear line of sight to two launch pads and large screens to explain launcher and satellite features.
  14. Who was appointed as special observer for West Bengal by the Election Commission Of India?
    A)Shailendra Kumar
    B)KK Sharma
    C)Ajay V Nayak
    D)Madhuja Bakshi
    E) Shailendra Kumar
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Election Commission of India (ECI) has appointed Bihar’s former Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Ajay V. Nayak as a special observer for West Bengal. He will oversee the last five phases of elections and report to the Commission on a daily basis.
  15. Recently ,Which bank net profit rose to 39 percent to Rs 178.1 crore in the year on period?
    A)Kotak Mahindra Bank
    B)RBL Bank
    C)Federal Bank
    D)ICICI Bank
    E)HDFC Bank
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    RBL Bank Ltd said that strong growth in net interest income during the quarter ending March 2019 boosted its net profit to Rs 247.2 crore, up 39 per cent from Rs 178.1 crore in the year-on period.
  16. Who will lead the team of NASA mission CubeSat to detect cosmic rays?
    A)Vaibhav Chaturvedi
    B)R Khan
    C)Sanjay Manohar
    D)Keshav Raghavan
    E) Sanjay Kumar
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    A team led by an Indian American student has been chosen by NASA to have their CubeSat a mini research satellite to detect cosmic rays flown into space on future missions of the US space agency.
  17. India and US have set up the first ever secure communication link between the naval headquarters in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Chennai
    C)Mumbai
    D)Kolkata
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India and US have set up the first ever secure communication link between the naval headquarters in New Delhi and the US Central as well as Pacific Naval Commands under the landmark Indo US COMCASA pact reached last year.
  18. When is World Athletics Day observed?
    A)May 5th
    B)May 6th
    C)May 7th
    D)May 8th
    E) May 4th
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The World Athletics Day is commemorated annually on the 7th of May in order to give importance to sports among the youth. The objective behind celebrating World Athletics Day is to promote athletics as the primary sport in schools and institutions and to encourage and introduce new talent and youngsters in the field of athletics.
  19. Which country to host G20 Summit in 2020?
    A)China
    B)India
    C)Saudi Arabia
    D)Russia
    E)Sri Lanka
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Saudi Arabia announced it will host the G20 summit in November next year in the capital Riyadh.
  20. Recently Scotland Con de Lange passed away.He was related to which profession?
    A)Cricket
    B)Actor
    C)Social Activist
    D)Scientist
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Scotland all-rounder, Con de Lange, who had been diagnosed with a brain tumour, passed away at the age of 38. South Africa-born played 21 internationals for Scotland, made his debut in T20 international in June 2015 against Ireland.

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