GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 502

GA Revision Questions for LIC and NHB and other exams.

  1. Recently BSE launched Which application for its mutual fund platform?
    A)Star MF
    B)Nitya MF
    C)Stocks MF
    D)Funds MF
    E)Share MF
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Leading stock exchange BSE said it has launched ‘BSE StAR MF’ app to enable more participation and help mutual fund distributors process transactions faster. “BSE StAR MF mobile app supports real-time client registration and paperless transactions, creates and uploads mandate for SIPs, generates the basket of multiple orders, tracks and allows the distributor to analyse his business at his fingertips.
  2. Which state announced to make the state as country’s basketball hub?
    A)Punjab
    B)Haryana
    C)Uttar Pradesh
    D)Maharashtra
    E)Gujarat
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh announced to make the state the country’s basketball hub.
  3. Which telecom operator partnered with Google to expand its WiFi footprint?
    A)BSNL
    B)Airtel
    C)Idea
    D)Vodafone
    E)Reliance
    View Answer
    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.
  4. What is the metric that measures the average number of days the company takes to payoff outstanding bills known as?
    A) Accounts payable turnover
    B) Financial accounting
    C) Days payable outstanding
    D) Quick ratio
    E) Cash conversion cycle
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Days payable outstanding (DPO) is an efficiency ratio that measures the average number of days a company takes to pay its suppliers.
  5. Who became the most capped Indian player by surpassing Bhaichung Bhutia 107 matches?
    A)Udanta Singh
    B)Sunil Chettri
    C)Gurpreet Singh
    D)Manvir Singh
    E) VK Paul
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Sunil Chhetri became the most capped India player by surpassing Bhaichung Bhutia’s 107 international matches. In his milestone match of the King’s Cup football tournament in Buriram, Thailand, he scored the lone goal for his side for his 69th goal.
  6. What is the currency of Russia?
    A)Ruble
    B)Euro
    C)Peso
    D)Dollar
    E)Rial
    View Answer
    Option A

  7. Which company has acquired startup called “Pull Panda”?
    A)Microsoft
    B)Accenture
    C)Google
    D)Amazon
    E)Flipkart
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    To review codes, Microsoft-owned GitHub has acquired a US-based start-up called Pull Panda that makes collaboration tools for software teams at an undisclosed amount.
  8. Recently PM Modi set up how many cabinet committees to deal with issue of growth and jobs?
    A)2
    B)3
    C)4
    D)6
    E)8
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    In a bid to spur investment and create new employment opportunities, Prime Minister Narendra Modi set up two Cabinet committees to deal with the two crucial issues. Both the panels, respectively on Investment and Growth and on Employment and Skill Development, will be headed by the prime minister.
  9. Indian Railways has signed MoU with Which organisation for modernisation of signalling systems?
    A)ISRO
    B)Railtel
    C)IRCTC
    D)TCS
    E)SAIL
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Railway Ministry release said that the Indian Railways signed the MoU with RailTel Enterprises Ltd (REL), a wholly-owned subsidiary company of RailTel Corporation of India Ltd, for modernization of signalling system on four sections, which includes Automatic Train Protection System with Long Term Evolution (LTE) based Mobile Train Radio Communication System (MTRC), together with provision of Electronic Interlocking (indoor) wherever required.
  10. What is the measurement that look at how much capital comes in the form of debt (loans), or assesses the ability of a company to meet financial obligations known as?
    A) Key Ratio
    B) Debt Ratio
    C) Quick Ratio
    D) Leverage Ratio
    E) Asset Coverage Ratio
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Leverage ratio in simple terms is the relation between the amount of equity that a company has and the amount of debt that it is carrying in its books. It is a measurement of the capacity of the company to meet its financial obligations.
  11. Which company announced the release of new feature “Selfiewala KYC”?
    A)iCICI Prudential
    B)ET Money
    C)Bank Bazar
    D)FundzBazar
    E)Share Market
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Online mutual fund investment platform FundzBazar announced the release of its new feature called ‘Selfiewala KYC’ for first-time mutual fund investors.
  12. Which country launched first Arctic train service?
    A)China
    B)Russia
    C)Australia
    D)Netherlands
    E)Japan
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    In Russia, the first tourist train traveling through Russia’s Arctic region and on to Norway set off from St. Petersburg station with 91 passengers aboard for the inaugural trial journey. The tourists came from seven countries including the US, Germany, Norway and Russia.
  13. Which Airport is set to become the third International Airport in the North Eastern region?
    A)Guwahati
    B)Imphal
    C)Dispur
    D)Agartala
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    After Guwahati and Imphal, the Agartala airport is set to become the third international airport in the northeastern region by the end of this year or by early 2020.
  14. Recently RBI scrapped charges levied on RTGS and NEFT transactions.What is S in RTGS?
    A)Summon
    B)Shuttle
    C)Set
    D)Settlement
    E)Supply
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In an effort to boost digital payments, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) scrapped charges levied on Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) and National Electronic Funds Transfer (NEFT) transactions.
  15. The World Food India 2019 will held at which place?
    A)Mumbai
    B)Kanpur
    C)Chennai
    D)New Delhi
    E)Lucknow
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Union Minister for Food Processing Industries, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, said that the World Food India (WFI) 2019 will be held from November 1-4.
  16. As per RBI recently monetary policy,what is the current repo rate?
    A)5.60%
    B)5.75%
    C)5.65%
    D)5.50%
    E)5.81%
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut repo rate for the third consecutive time this year to 5.75 per cent from the current 6 per cent amid falling economic growth and uncertain global scenario.
  17. According to UN,India to overtake China as the world’s most populous country by Which year?
    A)2027
    B)2028
    C)2025
    D)2030
    E)2034
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    India is projected to overtake China as the world’s most populous country around 2027, according to a UN report.
  18. Where is the HQ of Fitch Ratings?
    A)London
    B)New York
    C)Nairobi
    D)Rome
    E)Beijing
    View Answer
    Option D

  19. Which company’s digital currency “Libra” is coming in 2020?
    A)Microsoft
    B)TCS
    C)Google
    D)Facebook
    E)CTS
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Facebook, the social networking giant on Tuesday announced a digital wallet subsidiary called ‘Calibra’ that would launch Blockchain-powered cryptocurrency ‘Libra’ next year to help nearly one billion people globally who don’t have a bank account but do have a mobile phone.
  20. Recently Jaspal Inder Singh Kalra passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Actor
    B)Social Activist
    C)Chef
    D)Singer
    E)Reporter
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Celebrated chef and culinary revivalist Jaspal Inder Singh Kalra, popularly known as Jiggs Kalra, has passed away. He was 71.

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