GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 501

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Where did Ali Aliev Wrestling Tournament held?
    A)Vietnam
    B)China
    C)Russia
    D)India
    E)Japan
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    World number one Bajrang Punia has become the first Indian to win gold at the Ali Aliev wrestling tournament after defeating Viktor Rassadin of Russia in the 65 kg freestyle in Kapiisk, Russia.
  2. Which country sets Guinness world record of largest laundry lesson?
    A)Bhutan
    B)China
    C)Nepal
    D)India
    E)Sri Lanka
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    With 400 young Indian men participating across the country to learn laundry lessons to share the responsibility of cleaning clothes along with the female members of their homes, India achieved the Guinness World Records certificate for the largest laundry lesson recently.
  3. Bancha is the first village in India to have zero wooden stoves and India first solar kitchen village. It is situated in which state?
    A)Haryana
    B)Uttar Pradesh
    C)Sikkim
    D)Madhya Pradesh
    E)Chattisgarh
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Bancha in Betul district, Madhya Pradesh is the first village in India to have zero wooden stoves and almost no use for LPG cylinders with all its 75 houses relying on solar-powered stoves to meet their cooking needs.
  4. Where is the HQ of ICC?
    A)Dubai
    B)Rome
    C)Astana
    D)New Delhi
    E)Beijing
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    Option A

  5. Which country’s parliament is first in the world to declare climate change emergency?
    A)USA
    B)UK
    C)Russia
    D)Canada
    E)Bhutan
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The UK parliament became the first national legislative body in the world to declare a climate change “emergency”. The historic move closely follows Extinction Rebellion protests that blocked traffic in key parts of central London.
  6. In which city/UT,women can soon travel free on public transport?
    A)Chennai
    B)Lucknow
    C)Delhi
    D)Pune
    E)Hyderabad
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Woman in Delhi can soon travel free on public transport, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal announced.
  7. The exercise Varuna takes place between India and which other country?
    A)Russia
    B)France
    C)USA
    D)Indonesia
    E)Sri Lanka
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    France welcomed the two-part Varuna bilateral exercise with India, calling it a “swift development” of bilateral relations in the maritime security. The first phase of the exercise, namely Varuna 19.1, began off Goa’s coast on May 1 and is scheduled to culminate on May 10.
  8. Which organisation inaugurated the Young Scientist Programme?
    A)ISRO
    B)NABARD
    C)RBI
    D)IRDA
    E)OICL
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Director K Sivan inaugurated the Young Scientist Programme (YUVIKA). The programme is aimed at imparting basic knowledge of science and space technology to school-going students from different states and Union Territories (UT) of the country in order to arouse their interest in space related activities.
  9. Who is the author of the book “Politics of Jugaad:The Coalition Handbook”?
    A)Sanjay Chaturvedi
    B)Saba Naqvi
    C)Simran Sheikh
    D)Amitav Ghosh
    E)Mayawati
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The “Politics of Jugaad:The Coalition Handbook” new book authored by journalist Saba Naqvi examines possibility of coalition government after 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
  10. Which state launched the country’s first Emission Trading Scheme?
    A)Gujarat
    B)Madhya Pradesh
    C)Haryana
    D)Uttar Pradesh
    E)Rajasthan
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on the World Environment Day launched the country’s first emissions trading scheme (ETS) to encourage and incentivize the industrial units to cut air pollution.
  11. 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) 680 million
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    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.
  12. Which telecom operator partnered with Google to expand its WiFi footprint?
    A)BSNL
    B)Airtel
    C)Idea
    D)Vodafone
    E)Reliance
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    Option A
    Explanation:

    On the occasion of World Telecom Day on 17 May, state-run telecom major BSNL has partnered with Google to increase access to its WiFi footprint in the country. With the launch of this service, people across the country will be able to enjoy BSNL’s free WiFi services.
  13. What does A stands for in ANBC?
    A) Account
    B) Active
    C) Advance
    D) Adjusted
    E)Automatic
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Adjusted Net Bank Credit (ANBC)
  14. When is International Day of Lights observed?
    A)May 12
    B)May 14
    C)May 15
    D)May 16
    E)May 20
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    May 16th 2019 marks the global celebration of the second edition of the International Day of Light. The International Day of Light is an official observance of UNESCO that provides an annual focal point for the continued appreciation of light and the role it plays in science, culture and art, education, and sustainable development, and in fields as diverse as medicine, communications, and energy.
  15. Which institute developed easy OCR system for Bharati Script?
    A)BHU
    B)IIT Bombay
    C)IIT Madras
    D)IIT Delhi
    E)IIT Roorkee
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Taking a cue from European languages, several of which have the same (Roman letter–based) script, Srinivasa Chakravathy’s team at IIT Madras, has, over the last decade, developed a unified script for 9 Indian languages,named the Bharati Script.
  16. Recently,which country banned burqa,veil or covering of face in public places?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Sri Lanka
    C)Bhutan
    D)Afghanistan
    E)China
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    Sri lankan President Maithripala Sirisena used his emergency powers to issue an order to ban burqa,veil or covering of face in public places in any manner which prevents anyone from being identified.
  17. RBI has the right to issue bank note under which section of RBI Act, 1934?
    A) 21
    B) 22
    C) 23
    D) 24
    E)20
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    22. Right to issue bank notes.
    24. Denominations of notes.
  18. The 2019 Asian Wrestling Championship was held in which country?
    A)India
    B)China
    C)Sri Lanka
    D)Indonesia
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    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.
  19. Recently,RBI has proposed stricter rules for current accounts to tackle fund diversion.The norms however would apply to accounts which have borrowed and taken loans of how much amount or more?
    A)Rs 100 cr
    B)Rs 20 cr
    C)Rs 25 cr
    D)Rs 50 cr
    E) Rs 150 cr
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    RBI is said to have recommeneded stringent norms on opening and running of current accounts of corporate borrowers in an attempt to check fund diversion. Current accounts can “only be opened” with the main bank in a lending consortium while other lenders having collection accounts will have to transfer funds at the end of the day to the current account with the consortium lead.

  20. Recently Prakash Pant passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Singer
    C)Journalist
    D)Politics
    E)Writer
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant passed away in the US, where he was undergoing treatment for a lung ailment.

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