GA Revision for SBI, LIC, NHB and NABARD – 496

  1. India International Exchange and which other organization have signed a memorandum of understanding with Moscow Exchange to connect investor community?
    A)SEBI
    B)NABARD
    C)NSE
    D)BSE
    E)RBI
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    BSE and India International Exchange have signed a memorandum of understanding with Moscow Exchange to connect investor community and companies in both countries besides allowing a capital formation platform.
  2. By which year,NASA has planned to put humans on Mars?
    A)2035
    B)2033
    C)2024
    D)2030
    E)2028
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    After plans to land American astronauts on the Moon by 2024, four years ahead of its previous schedule, NASA now propose to put humans on Mars by 2033.
  3. Which country government banned Zakir Naik‘ Peace TV Channel recently?
    A)Pakistan
    B)Bhutan
    C)India
    D)Sri Lanka
    E)China
    View Answer
    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.

  4. Number of banks have extended large loans to various Mutual Funds and have also issued IPC to stock exchanges on behalf of Mutual Funds/FIIs. What does I stands for in IPC?
    A) Institutional
    B) Investment
    C) Irrevocable
    D) Instrument
    E) Infrastructure
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    Irrevocable Payment Commitments

  5. When is UN International day of Sport for Development and peace observed?
    A)April 6
    B)April 7
    C)April 8
    D)April 5
    E) April 4
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    April 6 is the UN International day of Sport for Development and peace, which recognizes the power of sport in promoting peace and erasing cultural barriers worldwide.
  6. Where is the HQ of International Cricket Council?
    A)Abu Dhabi
    B)Dubai
    C)Paris
    D)London
    E)Germany
    View Answer
    Option B

  7. What is the rank of India in the latest FIFA rankings?
    A)100
    B)104
    C)105
    D)101
    E)111
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The Indian football team moved up 2 places to 101 in the latest FIFA rankings released recently. India, who have not been in action since the AFC (Asian Football Confederation) Asian Cup in January, had dropped six spots to 103 in the February edition after ending 2018 at 97.
  8. Which state government has renamed its railway station as Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MGR Central Railway station?
    A)Tamil Nadu
    B)Kerala
    C)Sikkim
    D)Karnataka
    E)Orissa
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The TamilNadu government has renamed the Chennai Central railway Station as Puratchi Thalaivar Dr MGR Central Railway station.
  9. What is the theme of this year’s International Workers Day?
    A) Sustainable Pension for all: The Role of Social Partners
    B)Sustainable Workers
    C)Celebrating the International Labour Movement
    D)Workers Sacrifices
    E)Labour’s Day
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    International Workers’ Day, also known as Workers’ Day, Labour Day in some countries and often referred to as May Day is a celebration of labourers and the working classes that is promoted by the international labour movement which occurs every year on 1 May. The theme of International Labour Day this year is “Sustainable Pension for all: The Role of Social Partners”.
  10. Which actor was recently awarded with the honorary doctorate in Philanthropy by the University of Law, London?
    A)Ranveer Singh
    B)Shahrukh Khan
    C)Amitabh Bachchan
    D)Nawazuddin Siddiqui
    E)Ranveer Kapoor
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    After the honorary doctorates from The University of Bedfordshire and The University of Edinburgh, superstar Shahrukh Khan has received an honorary doctorate in Philanthropy by the University of Law,London. The actor received the merit during a graduation ceremony for more than 350 students in London.
  11. The Delhi High Court issued notice to which airlines to ensure refunds or provide alternative travel mode for passengers?
    A)Jet Airways
    B)GoAir
    C)Indigo
    D)Vistara
    E)airAsia
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    The Delhi High Court has issued notice to Jet Airways on a plea seeking direction to the Civil Aviation Ministry and DGCA to ensure refunds or provide alternative travel mode for passengers who have booked tickets with the airlines.
  12. IIN (Institution Identification Number) is a ___ digit number.
    A) 4
    B) 5
    C) 6
    D) 10
    E)8
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    IIN is a unique 6 digit number issued by NPCI to every APB System participating bank and is used to uniquely identify a bank to which the APB transaction has to be routed in the Aadhaar Payment Bridge (APB) System.
  13. Where is the HQ of UNSC?
    A)New York
    B)Geneva
    C)Rome
    D)London
    E)Jakarta
    View Answer
    Option A

  14. Which state’s Phyeng village has been tagged as India’s first carbon positive settlement village?
    A)Sikkim
    B)Assam
    C)Manipur
    D)Mizoram
    E)Tripura
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    A small village, Phyeng in the North Eastern state of Manipur, has been tagged as india’s first carbon positive settlement.
  15. Recently,how much amount was infused by the government in Bank of Maharashtra?
    A)Rs 255 cr
    B)Rs 300 cr
    C)Rs 205 cr
    D)Rs 200 cr
    E) Rs 600 cr
    View Answer
    Option C
    Explanation:

    State-owned Bank of Maharashtra said that government has infused Rs 205 crore into the bank in lieu of preferential allotment of shares. Following the allotment of shares, the shareholding of the government has increased to 87.74 per cent in the bank from 87.01 per cent earlier.
  16. The exercise Varuna 19.1 is being held between India and which other country?
    A)Russia
    B)France
    C)Japan
    D)Vietnam
    E)South Africa
    View Answer
    Option B
    Explanation:

    The first part of the Indo-French joint naval exercise, Varuna 19.1 is being held off the Goa coast from 1 to 10 May 2019. The exercise is being conducted in two phases. The harbour phase at Goa would include cross-visits, professional interactions and discussions and sports events. The sea phase would comprise various exercises across the spectrum of maritime operations.

  17. Who is the author of biography “Kundan;Saigal’s Life and Music”?
    A)RN Ravi
    B)Chetan Bhagat
    C)Kamlesh Patel
    D)Sharad dutt
    E)Ravinder Singh
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    The genius of K L Saigal, his timeless compositions and the golden era of Indian cinema have been brought alive in a book on the legendary singer. Kundan;Saigal’s Life and Music authored by documentary filmmaker and former DDG of Doordarshan Sharad Dutt, has been transcreated in English by Jyoti Sabharwal of Stellar Publishers.
  18. Recently, Bureau of Indian Standards has signed Memorandum of Understanding with which institute to collaborate in the field of standardization and conformity assessment?
    A)IIT Delhi
    B)IIT Bombay
    C)IIT Kharagpur
    D)IIT Roorkee
    E)IIT Madras
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Bureau of Indian Standards has signed Memorandum of Understanding with IIT Delhi to collaborate in the field of standardization and conformity assessment.This partnership is aimed at making the process of standardization more effective.
  19. As per data,how much amount of GST was collected in April 2019?
    A)Rs 1.13 lakh cr
    B)Rs 1.5 lakh cr
    C)Rs 2.5 lakh cr
    D)Rs 3.3 lakh cr
    E) Rs 4.1 lakh cr
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:

    Goods and Services Tax (GST) collection scales record high of Rs 1.13 lakh crore in April, highest ever collection since GST implementation. The GST collections in April jumped to its highest level of Rs 1,13,865 crore since its roll out in 2017.
  20. Recently, Silamboli Su Chellappan passed away.He was related to which field?
    A)Politician
    B)Social Activist
    C)Poet
    D)Scholar and orator
    E)Writer
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:

    Well known Tamil Scholar and an orator Silamboli Su Chellappan (91) passed away due to age-related ailments at his residence at Thiruvanmiyur in Chennai.

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