General Awareness Quiz for IBPS/SBI/RRBs 2016

Dear Readers,

General Awareness is one of the extremely important part of the banking examination syllabus and most of the students always remain confused about what to study, especially in GA portion. So, in order to solve this problem, BA is going to  introduce GA special quiz on daily basis which will be strictly based on the format of upcoming banking examinations in 2016.

1. The first Regional Rural Bank in India was sponsored by Syndicate Bank on 2 October 1975. What is the name of that bank and where is it located at?
a) Kashmir Bank at Jammu in Jammu and Kashmir
b) Chikmagalur Gramin Bank in Chikmagalur in Karnataka
c) Pallavan Gramin Bank in Tamilnadu
d) Lucknow KGH Gramin Bank in Uttar Pradesh
e) Prathama Gramin bank at Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh

2. Libya, officially the State of Libya, is a country in the Maghreb region of North Africa bordered by the Mediterranean Sea to the north, Egypt to the east, Sudan to the southeast, Chad and Niger to the south, and Algeria and Tunisia to the west. Where is the capital of Libya?
a) Cairo
b) Tripoli
c) Havana
d) Damascus
e) None of the above

3. ___________ is a specified minimum fraction of the total deposits of customers, which commercial banks have to hold as reserves either in cash or as deposits with the central bank.
a) MSF
b) Bank Rate
c) SLR
d) Repo Rate
e) CRR

4. World Cancer Day unites the world's population in the fight against cancer. World Cancer Day is celebrated on?
a) Feb 14
b) Feb 12
c) Jan 12
d) Feb 04
e) March 08

5. Vijaya Bank is a medium-sized Public Sector Bank with presence across India. It is one of the nationalised banks in India. Where are the headquarters of Vijaya Bank?
a) Mumbai
b) New Delhi
c) Bengaluru
d) Kolkata
e) Pune

6. Rajnath Singh was elected as Member of Parliament to the 16th Lok Sabha from the constituency of?
a) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
b) Ghajiabad, Uttar Pradesh
c) Patna Sahib, Bihar
d) Darbhanga, Bihar
e) Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh

7. "Green Signals: Ecology, Growth and Democracy in India" has been written by?
a) Pranab Mukherjee
b) Narendra Modi
c) P Chidambaram
d) Jairam Ramesh
e) None of the above

8. Punjab, a state bordering Pakistan, is the heart of India’s Sikh community. Where is the capital of Punjab?
a) Amritsar
b) Chandigarh
c) Ludhiana
d) Jalandhar
e) None of the above

9. Who is Anjali Bhagwat?
a) Film actress
b) Author
c) Architect
d) Politician
e) Shooter

10. GAAR, a controversial system that seeks to empower taxmen to clampdown on deals and income suspected to have been structured to avoid paying taxes. GAAR stands for?
a) General Anti Avoidance Rules
b) General Anti Avoidance Region
c) Global Anti Avoidance Rules
d) General Anti Agreement Rules
e) None of the above