GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 497

  1. How much amount of line of credit was provided by Exim Bank to Ghana and Mozambique together for railway projects?
    A)$275 mn
    B)$315 mn
    C)$250 mn
    D)$245 mn
    E) $205 mn
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Export Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) will provide line of credit worth USD 245 million to Ghana and Mozambique for agricultural and railway projects.
  2. 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)Sri Lanka
    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.
  3. How much amount has been approved by ADB for infrastructure projects in Tripura?
    A)Rs 1500 cr
    B)Rs 1575 cr
    C)Rs 1650 cr
    D)Rs 1700 cr
    E) Rs 1670 cr
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved projects for infrastructure development worth Rs 1,650 crore ($235 million) in seven of the eight district headquarter towns in Tripura.
  4. Devaluation of currency leads to
    A) increasing domestic prices
    B) no impact on domestic prices
    C) fall in domestic prices
    D) can either increase or decrease
    E) none of these
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    One has to give higher price for the domestic goods because value of the money diminished in terms of foreign currency.
  5. Virgil van Dijk has been named as Premier League Player of the Season. He plays football for which country?
    A)New Zealand
    B)Netherlands
    C)Switzerland
    D)Serbia
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Virgil van Dijk is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a centre-back for English Premier League club Liverpool and captains the Netherlands national team.
  6. A Two-day Yoga Mahotsava, a Curtain Raiser for International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2019 was inaugurated in which city/UT?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Pune
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    A Two-day Yoga Mahotsava, a Curtain Raiser for International Day of Yoga (IDY) 2019 was inaugurated by the Vice-Chairman, NITI AYOG Rajeev Kumar at New Delhi.
  7. Name the acting guru who trained actors Shabana Azmi, Naseeruddin Shah, Jaya Bachchan, Anil Kapoor among others, passed away recently?
    A)Roshel Sachdeva
    B)Roshan Taneja
    C)Mukesh Mukherjee
    D)Bhanu Singhal
    E)Mahesh Bhatt
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Roshan Taneja, known to many as the ‘pioneer of method acting’ in India, is held in high regard in the Hindi film industry. He had been training talent since the 1960s, first at the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) in Pune and later at his private school in Mumbai, the Roshan Taneja School of Acting.
  8. India’s first dinosaur museum cum park was inaugurated in which state?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Andhra Pradesh
    D)Gujarat
    E)Haryana
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    India’s first Dinosaur Museum cum Park was inaugurated in Gujarat’s Mahisagar district and is set to give visitors the true Jurassic Park feel.
  9. Who became the fastest player in the history to cross 11000 runs in ODIs?
    A)Steve Smith
    B)David Warner
    C)Virat Kohli
    D)MS Dhoni
    E)Rahul David
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    India skipper Virat Kohli rose to the challenge against Pakistan and added another feather to his cap by becoming the fastest player in the history of the game to cross the 11,000-run mark in ODIs.
  10. At How much percent Indian Construction market to grow each year?
    A)7.0%
    B)7.2%
    C)7.1%
    D)7.4%
    E)7.5%
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian construction market is expected to grow on an average by 7.1% each year and it would become the third largest by 2025.
  11. Who has been conferred with the Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca Award?
    A)Smriti Irani
    B)Narendra Modi
    C)Manmohan Singh
    D)Pratibha Patil
    E)Sheila Dixit
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Former Indian President of India Pratibha Patil has been conferred the “Orden Mexicana del Aguila Azteca” (Order of the Aztec Eagle) the highest civilian award of Mexico given to foreigners.
  12. Zuzana Caputova was recently sworn is as first female president of which country?
    A)Ukraine
    B)Netherlands
    C)Slovakia
    D)Thailand
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Anti-corruption campaigner Zuzana Caputova has been sworn in as Slovakia’s first female President.
  13. Recently Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare organized a workshop for population Research Centre in Which city/UT?
    A)Lucknow
    B)New Delhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Mumbai
    E)Kolkata
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) has organized two-day workshop for Population Research Centres (PRCs) in New Delhi to highlight various features off its fagship schemes for concurrent management.
  14. Which country has been designated as guest of honour at the 33rd Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara book fair?
    A)India
    B)Japan
    C)China
    D)Nepal
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India has been designated as the Guest of Honour at the 33rd Feria Internacional del Libro de Guadalajara (Guadalajara International Book Fair), in Mexico, the National Book Trust announced.
  15. Where is LSE India Observatory situated?
    A) Russia
    B) Japan
    C) USA
    D) UK
    E) China
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The India Observatory, set up in 2006, is a Centre to develop and enhance research and programmes related to India’s economy, politics and society.
    The IG Patel Chair and the India Observatory (IO) were established in 2006, in partnership with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the State Bank of India (SBI), in honour of Dr IG Patel, a greatly distinguished Indian and internationally renowned economist and public servant. He had been Director of LSE (1984 – 1990) and Governor of the RBI (1977 – 1982).
    LSE – London School of Economics.
  16. Which organisation organized Financial Literacy Week 2019 Recently?
    A)RBI
    B)Ministry of Finance
    C)IRDA
    D)SIDBI
    E)NABARD
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Telangana Agriculture Commissioner Rahul Bojja inaugurated ‘Financial Literacy Week 2019’ at Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Hyderabad. The Financial Literacy Week is an initiative of RBI to promote awareness on key topics every year through a focused campaign.
  17. Who was conferred with the Nishan Izzuddeen ,Maldives highest award?
    A)Manmohan Singh
    B)Narendra Modi
    C)Nitin Gadkari
    D)Arun Jaitley
    E)Sushma Swaraj
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred with Nishan Izzuddeen, the Maldives’ highest honour accorded to foreign dignitaries, during his visit to the Island Nation.
  18. Which government signed MoU for developing smart gaushalas?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Sikkim
    D)Haryana
    E)Chattisgarh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The government in Madhya Pradesh is coming up with 300 “smart gaushalas” in the state and has signed a contract with a foreign company for the construction and development of these cow shelters.
  19. Where is the HQ of FICCI?
    A)New Delhi
    B)Mumbai
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option A

  20. Recently E Gopinath passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Philosopher
    B)Actor
    C)Author
    D)Journalist
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Veteran journalist and Tamil Nadu Chief of news agency ANI E Gopinath passed away in Chennai. He was 88. One of the longest-serving journalists of Independent India, Gopinath started his career as a scribe around 60 years ago.

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