GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 499

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. As per FICCI,at what percent India GDP will grow for FY 20?
    A)7.2%
    B)7.3%
    C)7.4%
    D)7.1%
    E)7.9%
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The country’s median GDP is forecast at 7.1 per cent for FY20 and 7.2 per cent for FY 21. The industry body FICCI’s economic outlook survey said that the minimum and maximum growth estimate stood at 6.8 per cent and 7.3 per cent, for 2019-20.
  2. The Intersessional meeting of Kimberley Process will take place in which city?
    A)Pune
    B)Mumbai
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chennai
    E)Hyderabad
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Intersessional meeting of Kimberley Process (KP) is being hosted by India from 17th to 21st June, 2019 in Mumbai.
  3. Recently The Union Cabinet approved Which state/UT International Arbitration Centre Bill Which will be approved during the upcoming session of Parliament?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Punjab
    C)New Delhi
    D)Chandigarh
    E)Hyderabad
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the New Delhi International Arbitration Centre Bill which will be introduced during the upcoming session of parliament.
  4. As per ISRO, India to have its own space station by Which year?
    A)2025
    B)2035
    C)2030
    D)2050
    E)2044
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    In one of the most ambitious projects ever undertaken by India, the country is planning to launch its own space station, Indian space agency ISRO chief K Sivan said. India is targeting 2030 as the date to launch a 20 tonne space station, which will most likely be used to conduct microgravity experiments.
  5. Recently JNU decided to honour Nirmala Sitharaman and Which other personality with Distinguished Alumni Award?
    A)S Jaishankar
    B)Nitin Gadkari
    C)Narendra Modi
    D)Smriti Irani
    E)Amit Shah
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Executive Council of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in its meeting decided to honour Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar with the ‘Distinguished Alumni Award’ on the third convocation of the university, which will be held in August.
  6. Recently, the centre has approved setting up of e-Foreigner Tribunal in Which state?
    A)Tripura
    B)Odisha
    C)Sikkim
    D)Assam
    E)Manipur
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Centre has approved setting up of e-Foreigner Tribunal (e-FT) in Assam. The CEO of e-FT Mission Anand Prakash Tiwari said that the proposed integrated e-FT IT system will be implemented across the state for effective monitoring and resolution of cases registered with Foreigner Tribunal.
  7. Which bank signed a standalone health insurance tie up with Max Bupa?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Yes Bank
    C)Canara Bank
    D)IDBI Bank
    E)Indian Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    IDBI Bank Ltd. and Max Bupa, a standalone health insurer (SAHI), signed a Bancassurance corporate agency agreement on June 1, 2019. It is the first time that IDBI Bank has been on-boarded as a corporate agent for a SAHI partner under open architecture.
  8. Where is the HQ of IDBI Bank?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Chennai
    C)Pune
    D)Kolkata
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option A

  9. Which state will set up a Skill University at cost of Rs 850 cr?
    A)Uttar Pradesh
    B)Arunachal Pradesh
    C)Assam
    D)Haryana
    E)Chattisgarh
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Assam government will set up a Skill University at the cost of 850 crore rupees at Darrang district. This will be perhaps the first skill university of the country with a capacity of 10 thousand seats.
  10. Which country’s embassy organised its 5th annual Student VISA Day?
    A)Japan
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)US
    E)Bangladesh
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The U.S. Embassy organised its fifth annual ‘Student Visa Day’ and launched ‘EducationUSA India’. It is a mobile application to provide Indian students with “current, comprehensive and accurate information about studying in the U.S.”.It was launched by the Embassy in collaboration with the United States-India Educational Foundation.
  11. As per RBI data,bank frauds touched how much amount in 2018-19?
    A)Rs 65500 cr
    B)Rs 72500 cr
    C)Rs 64500 cr
    D)Rs 71500 cr
    E) Rs 76700 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Over 6,800 cases of bank fraud involving an unprecedented Rs 71,500 crore have been reported in 2018-19, the Reserve Bank of India has said.
  12. What is the term called for a market structure in which only a few sellers offer similar or identical products? (asked in IBPS PO Mains 2017)
    A) Offshore
    B) Libor
    C) Monopoly
    D) Oligopoly
    E) Normation
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Oligopoly is a market structure in which a small number of firms has the large majority of market share. An oligopoly is similar to a monopoly, except that rather than one firm, two or more firms dominate the market.

  13. Which company has been selected by Posti as a strategic partner for the digital transformation of its business and IT services?
    A)TCS
    B)Wipro
    C)Infosys
    D)Capgemini
    E)Microsoft
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Indian IT major Infosys has been selected by Finnish postal service Posti as a strategic partner for the digital transformation of its business and IT services.
  14. The 22nd edition of the Emirates Recycling Awards held in Which city?
    A)Dubai
    B)Astana
    C)Bishkek
    D)Doha
    E)Jakarta
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    An eight-year-old eco-warrior has collected nearly 15,000kg of paper waste in Dubai as part of the Emirates Environmental Group’s nationwide recycling campaign.
  15. 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)Sushma Swaraj
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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.
  16. Recently RBI will infuse how much amount into the financial system through bond purchases?
    A)Rs 10000 cr
    B)Rs 15000 cr
    C)Rs 20000 cr
    D)Rs 13000 cr
    E) Rs 15600 cr
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India it will infuse Rs 15,000 crore into the financial system through bond purchases. It further said there is an overall aggregate ceiling of Rs 15,000 crore for all the securities in the basket put together and there is no security-wise notified amount.
  17. Who was honoured with the Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award by UNICEF?
    A)Kiera Advani
    B)Deepika Padukone
    C)Disha Patani
    D)Priyanka Chopra
    E)Shushmita Sen
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Priyanka Chopra, a global UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador for Child Rights is going to be honoured with Danny Kaye Humanitarian Award by UNICEF at the UNICEF SNOWFLAKE BALL.
  18. When is World Day to combat desertification and drought observed?
    A)June 15
    B)June 12
    C)June 16
    D)June 17
    E) June 19
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    The World Day to Combat Desertification and Drought is a United Nations observance each June 17.
  19. What is the metric that measures whether or not a firm has enough resources to meet its short-term obligations known as?
    A) Acid test ratio
    B) Current ratio
    C) Overtrading
    D) Financial accounting
    E) Quick ratio
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The current ratio is called “current” because, unlike some other liquidity ratios, it incorporates all current assets and liabilities.
    The current ratio is also known as the working capital ratio.
    Current Ratio = Current Assets / Current Liabilities
  20. Recently Pazhavila Ramesan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Singer
    B)Actor
    C)Journalist
    D)Poet
    E)Writer
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Poet and lyricist Pazhavila Ramesan passed away. He was 83 years old. He was a recipient of Kerala Sahithya Akademi Award and had also penned songs for films like Asamsakalode, Malooty, Uncle Bun, Vasudha and others.

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