GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 500

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Recently Which bank signed an agreement with ECL Finance to form a strategic partnership to explore co lending opportunities?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Bank of India
    C)Canara Bank
    D)Bank of Maharashtra
    E)IDBI Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    ECL Finance, the flagship non-banking financial company of Edelweiss Group, and Bank of Baroda, India’s second largest public sector bank, signed an agreement to form a strategic partnership to explore co-lending opportunities.
  2. The 5th Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) Summit 2019 was held in Which city?
    A)Dubai
    B)Bishkek
    C)Astana
    D)Dushanbe
    E)Jakarta
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The 5th Conference on Interaction and Confidence Building Measures in Asia (CICA) Summit 2019 was held in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, from 14-15 June 2019.
  3. Where is the HQ of Bank of Baroda?
    A)Vadodara
    B)Pune
    C)Nashik
    D)Mumbai
    E)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A

  4. As per World Bank,growth rates in low income countries are expected to rise to how much percent in 2020?
    A)6%
    B)5.8%
    C)6.8%
    D)5.4%
    E)8.7%
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Growth rates in low-income countries are expected to rise to 6 per cent in 2020 from 5.4 per cent this year, but that is still not enough to substantially reduce poverty, according to the World Bank (WB).
  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)A. Kejriwal
    View Answer
    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. When is International Day for the Fight against illegal,Unreported and Unregulated Fishing is observed?
    A)June 2
    B)June 5
    C)June 4
    D)June 6
    E) June 8
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    International Day for the Fight against Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing is organized every year on 5th June. According to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) illegal, unreported and unregulated fishing activities are responsible for the loss of 11–26 million tonnes of fish each year, which is estimated to have an economic value of US$10–23 billion.
  7. 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)Haryana
    View Answer
    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.
  8. How much amount has been sanctioned by World Bank for TamilNadu Health System Reform Programme?
    A)$287 million
    B)$300 million
    C)$213 million
    D)$345 million
    E) $334 million
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The central government, Tamil Nadu and the World Bank have signed a $287 million loan agreement for the state’s Health System Reform Programme that aims to improve the quality of health care, reduce the burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and fill equity gaps in reproductive and child health services.
  9. Recently The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has approved Rs 120 cr Cancer Institute in Which state?
    A)Jammu and Kashmir
    B)Maharashtra
    C)Haryana
    D)Tamil Nadu
    E)Rajasthan
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, has formally approved 120 crore rupee Cancer Institute at Government Medical College, Jammu for strengthening the tertiary level cancer services in the State.
  10. As per report by Traffic Index 2018 ,Which city’s traffic is worst among world’s 403 cities?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Delhi
    C)Lucknow
    D)Bengaluru
    E)Chennai
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Mumbai had the worst traffic congestion in 2018, an analysis of 403 cities across 56 countries on six continents in ‘Traffic Index-2018’, compiled by location technology specialist TomTom, has found. Mumbai was followed by Colombia’s Bogota, Peru’s Lima and Delhi in traffic congestion. It added that the best time to drive in Mumbai was between 2 AM to 5 AM.
  11. Which country clinched the Cantor Fitzgerald U21 Women Cup?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Indonesia
    D)Ireland
    E)Thailand
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Indian junior women’s hockey team clinched the Cantor Fitzgerald U21 International 4-Nations title after beating Ireland 1-0 in the final at Dublin, Ireland.
  12. What is the ratio that measures the extent of a company’s or consumer’s leverage known as?
    A) Key Ratio
    B) Debt Ratio
    C) Quick Ratio
    D) Leverage Ratio
    E) Coverage Ratio
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    It is a financial ratio that measures the extent of a company’s or consumer’s leverage. The debt ratio is defined as the ratio of total – long-term and short-term – debt to total assets, expressed as a decimal or percentage.
  13. The operation “Sunrise2” is a coordinated operation between India and which other country?
    A)Russia
    B)Nepal
    C)Myanmar
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The armies of India and Myanmar carried out a three-week-long coordinated operation from May 16 in their respective border areas named ‘Operation Sunrise 2’. They targeted the militant groups operating in Manipur, Nagaland, and Assam to bust terror camps.
  14. Which country’s embassy organised its 5th annual Student VISA Day?
    A)Japan
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)US
    E)Sri Lanka
    View Answer
    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.
  15. Recently Yury Trutnev visited India.He is the deputy PM of which country?
    A)Russia
    B)Canada
    C)Japan
    D)Zimbabwe
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Deputy Prime Minister of Russia Yury Trutnev addressed a gathering of businesspersons and industrialist in Mumbai and invited Indian Investments in the Russian Far East.
  16. According to a report by Mary Meeker,India accounts for how much percent of world’s internet users?
    A)11%
    B)10%
    C)12%
    D)13%
    E)14%
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    According to the annual report on internet trends by venture capitalist Mary Meeker, India accounts for 12% world’s internet users.
  17. What is the study of how the allocation of resources affects economic well being called?
    A) Supply Side Economics
    B) Welfare Economics
    C) Microeconomics
    D) Market Economy
    E) Macroeconomics
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Welfare economics is a branch of economics that uses microeconomic techniques to evaluate well-being (welfare) at the aggregate (economy-wide) level.
  18. Recently Ministry of AYUSH launched Which application to locate yoga events?
    A)Yoga guru
    B)Yoga locator
    C)Yoga Map
    D)Locate With Yoga
    E)Yoga Activity
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Ahead of the International Yoga Day on June 21, the AYUSH ministry has launched a mobile application to enable people locate yoga events and centres providing training. The users will also be able to look for certified yoga instructors.
  19. Which state government has decided to give Rs 3500 monthly to unemployed graduates?
    A)Odisha
    B)Rajasthan
    C)Haryana
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Unemployed youth having graduation or equivalent degree will be given unemployment allowance by Rajasthan government.
  20. What is the currency of Tajikistan?
    A)Kwacha
    B)Yen
    C)Krone
    D)Somoni
    E)Riel
    View Answer
    Option D

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