GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 495

  1. Recently Theresa May announced her retirement.She was the former PM of which country?
    A)Netherlands
    B)Australia
    C)Thailand
    D)Britain
    E)JGermany
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    British Prime Minister Theresa May announced resignation from her post. She will resign on 7 June. Her announcement triggers the start of a contest to replace her as Conservative leader and Prime Minister.
  2. Recently WHO declared Algeria and which other country as a Malaria free?
    A)Argentina
    B)Sweden
    C)Vietnam
    D)Nepal
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The World Health Organization has certified Algeria and Argentina as malaria-free, following three consecutive years where no new cases of the deadly disease have been reported.
  3. Recently,the government has banned the import of milk and its production from which country?
    A)Srilanka
    B)Maldives
    C)China
    D)Myanmar
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    The government extended the ban on import of milk and its products, including chocolates, from China till laboratories at ports for testing presence of toxic chemical melamine are upgraded. Food regulator FSSAI had recommended extending the ban until all labs at ports are modernised to test the chemical.
  4. What is the currency of Malaysia?
    A)won
    B)Krone
    C)Ringit
    D)Yen
    E)Dollar
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    Option C

  5. Recently IDBI sold how much amount of insurance policies in March 2019 after tie up with LIC?
    A)Rs 150 cr
    B)Rs 175 cr
    C)Rs 160 cr
    D)Rs 190 cr
    E) Rs 140 cr
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    IDBI Bank sold insurance policies worth Rs 160 crore in March 2019 after a partnership with Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). LIC’s corporate agents will be able to sell the products across their 1,800 branches.
  6. Which company launched India’s first platform for wholesale cryptocurrency trading?
    A)Omni
    B)BuyMe
    C)Money2Go
    D)BuyUCoin
    E)Khareedo
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    BuyUcoin, which is the second oldest Cryptocurrency Exchange in India, announces the launch of a new and unique platform for wholesale cryptocurrency trading which allows its users to trade on a large scale with low price fluctuations. The platform currently works on free trading model i.e. charges zero fee on any trade.
  7. Which country recently removed India from its currency monitoring list of major trading partners?
    A)UK
    B)USA
    C)Russia
    D)China
    E)Japan
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    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Trump administration removed India from its currency monitoring list of major trading partners, citing certain developments and steps being taken by New Delhi addressing some of its major concerns. Switzerland is the other nation that has been removed from the list. However, the list includes China, Japan, South Korea, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Singapore, Malaysia, and Vietnam among others.
  8. Which country government banned Zakir Naik‘ Peace TV Channel recently?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Bhutan
    C)India
    D)SriLanka
    E)Iraq
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Sri Lankan government has issued orders preventing any person from preaching religious, extremist or radical ideologies who encourages or glorifies terrorism. The order also banned any foreigner from preaching any such ideology and few persons involved in it have been deported.
  9. What is the paid up capital of NPCI?
    A) Rs 50 crore
    B) Rs 100 crore
    C) Rs 137 crore
    D) Rs 150 crore
    E) Rs 140 crore
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    Option C
    Explanation:

    Rs 137 crore

  10. Which country to host ADB Annual Meeting in 2021?
    A)India
    B)Japan
    C)SriLanka
    D)Vietnam
    E)China
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Sri Lanka will host the annual meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) in Colombo in May 2021 and it will attract over 3,000 delegates.
  11. Where is the HQ of Bharti AXA General Insurance?
    A)Chennai
    B)Mumbai
    C)Delhi
    D)Kolkata
    E)Hyderabad
    View Answer
    Option B

  12. Who will be sworn as new CM of Andhra Pradesh?
    A)Praveen Bakshi
    B)Amit Shah
    C)Nitish Kumar
    D)Jagan Mohan Reddy
    E)Tathagata Roy
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    In Andhra Pradesh, YSR Congress Chief Jagan Mohan Reddy will be sworn in as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh on 30th of this month at Vijayawada. Mr Jagan Mohan Reddy has announced this following his party achieving inching towards a landslide victory in the legislative elections for Andhra Pradesh Legislative assembly held on April 11th.
  13. Which bank launched Corp SME Suvidha product?
    A)Bank of Baroda
    B)Canara Bank
    C)SBI
    D)Corporation Bank
    E)Syndicate Bank
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Corporation Bank has launched ‘Corp SME Suvidha’, a product for GST-registered MSMEs. The product has been designed as part of the bank’s efforts to provide the best products to the MSME sector.
  14. Which bank launched First RuPay ATM & Micro ATM Card with Aadhaar Number?
    A) State Bank of India
    B) HDFC Bank
    C) Bank of India
    D) ICICI Bank
    E) Indian Bank
    View Answer
    Option C

  15. The 5th Smart Cities India 2019 Expo held in Which city/UT?
    A)Mumbai
    B)New Delhi
    C)Chennai
    D)Lucknow
    E)Bengaluru
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The 5th Smart Cities India 2019 expo, including Transport India, Solar India, Buildings India and Water India expos, was inaugurated by Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, Government of India, at the Pragati Maidan, New Delhi.
  16. Vodafone Idea Business Services announced a partnership with which company for information and communications technology solutions?
    A)Mphasis
    B)Wipro
    C)TCS
    D)CTS
    E)TechMahindra
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    Option D
    Explanation:

    Vodafone Idea Business Services (VIBS), the enterprise arm of telecom major Vodafone Idea, announced a strategic partnership with datacentre service provider CtrlS for information and communications technology (ICT) solutions, including cloud computing.
  17. Who has become the first Indian woman to successfully scale amount Makalu?
    A)Akanksha Mohan
    B)Sakshi Jain
    C)Himani Chakraborty
    D)Priyanka Mohite
    E)Harita Kaur
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Priyanka Mohite, the 26-year-old Satara based mountaineer, has become the first Indian woman to successfully scale Mount Makalu — the fifth-highest mountain in the world at 8,481 metres.

  18. IRDAI recently set up regulatory sandbox for fin tech innovations in association with which organisation?
    A)RBI
    B)SEBI
    C)NABARD
    D)SIDBI
    E)SBI
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDAI) have announced initiatives to encourage tech startups, especially fintech, by making data and systems available to them through the regulatory sandbox (RS).
  19. Who was appointed as MD of Truecaller for India operations?
    A)Rakesh Taneja
    B)Sandeep Patil
    C)Amit Singhal
    D)Vikash Singraoul
    E) Bikram Singh
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    Swedish caller identification app Truecaller has appointed former Flipkart executive Sandeep Patil as the Managing Director for its India operations.
  20. Recently Sultan Ahmad Shah passed away.He was the former king of which country?
    A)Thailand
    B)Bhutan
    C)Nepal
    D)Malaysia
    E)Bangladesh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Malaysia’s seventh King and football veteran Sultan Ahmad Shah passed away at the age of 88. Ahmad Shah was also the fifth Sultan of Malaysia’s central Pahang state.

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