Tuesday, 22 November 2016

General Awareness Questions asked in IBPS PO Mains 2016 (Part-1)



Q1. Indravati National Park is a national park located in which among the following states?
(a) Odisha
(b) West Bengal
(c) Chhatisgarh
(d) Assam
(e) Tamil Nadu

Q2. EFTPOS is an electronic payment system involving electronic funds transfers based on the use of payment cards, such as debit or credit cards, at payment terminals located at points of sale. What is E in EFTPOS?
(a) Electronic
(b) Essential
(c) Every
(d) Effective
(e) None of the above

Q3. The Book "One Indian Girl" is the 7th fictional novel and the 9th overall novel written by the Indian author.......? 
(a) Vikram Seth
(b) Arundhati Roy
(c) Kiran Desai
(d) Aravind Adiga
(e) Chetan Bhagat

Q4. Bhavanisagar Dam or Lower Bhavani Dam, is located in which state?
(a) Kerala
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Maharashtra
(d) West Bengal
(e) Madhya Pradesh

Q5. RBI believes this boost to consumption will lead to gross value added (GVA) growth of _____ for 2016-17?
(a) 7.1 per cent
(b) 7.0 per cent
(c) 7.9 per cent
(d) 7.6 per cent
(e) 7.3 per cent

Q6. The Sheikh Zayed Stadium is a cricket ground located in which among the following cities?
(a) Abu Dhabi, UAE
(b) Dubai, UAE
(c) Karachi, Pakistan
(d) Lahore, Pakistan
(e) Hyderabad, India

Q7. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is a permanent, intergovernmental Organization, created at the Baghdad Conference on September 10–14, 1960, by Iran, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. Where is the headquartered of OPEC?
(a) Geneva, Switzerland 
(b) Belgium, Brussels
(c) New York, USA
(d) Paris, France
(e) Vienna, Austria

Q8. Indian and Chinese armies have held the second joint tactical exercise “Sino India Cooperation 2016 in which city? 
(a) Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
(b) Ladakh, Jammu and Kashmir
(c) Ajmer, Rajasthan
(d) Dehradun, Uttarakhand
(e) None of the above

Q9. Dalai Lama has been given the honorary citizenship of which among the following cities?
(a) Moscow, Russia
(b) Rome, Italy
(c) Milan , Italy 
(d) Paris, France
(e) Sydney, Australia

Q10. The Election Commission of India has held the first ever International Conference on Voter Education in which city?
(a) Patna
(b) Chennai
(c) Lucknow
(d) New Delhi
(e) Kolkata

Q11. The 11-member committee, headed by former Finance Secretary Ratan P Watal is related with which among the following committee?
(a) Incentivise transactions through cards and digital 
(b) One Rank One Pension
(c) Indo-Pakistani war and Simla Agreement 
(d) Financial inclusion or inclusive financing
(e) None of the above

Q12. Corporation Bank is a public sector banking company headquartered in..........?
(a) Kolkata
(b) Mangalore
(c) Chennai
(d) Bengaluru
(e) Mumbai

Q13. Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) 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. CRR is set according to the guidelines of the central bank of a country. CRR controls-
(a) It cheaper for banks to borrow money
(b) Is a tool, which central bank  uses for short-term purposes
(c) Greater control to the central bank over money supply 
(d) Marking a shift from earlier method of calibrating various policy rates separately
(e) None of the above

Q14. Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account (BSBDA) is a Zero Balance Savings Account that takes care of your simple banking needs with Free ATM card, monthly statement, and cheque book. How much amount has withdrawal and transfer limit under BSBDA?
(a) Rs 1,00,000 per month 
(b) Rs 20,000 per month
(c) Rs 50,000 per year
(d) Rs 10,000 per month
(e) No Limit

Q15. Grama Vidiyal Microfinance, a Trichy-based microfinance company has acquired by which among the following Banks? 
(a) Punjab National Bank
(b) Bandhan Bank
(c) ICICI Bank
(d) State Bank of India
(e) IDFC Bank

Q16. Nassau is the capital, largest city, and commercial centre of the Commonwealth of the............?
(a) Kenya
(b) Argentina
(c) Uganda
(d) Iceland
(e) Bahamas

Q17. Which is a hybrid security, combining features of preferred stock and corporate bonds? 
(a) UPI
(b) NPCI
(c) NEFT
(d) MIPS
(e) RTGS

Q18. Which among the following countries North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) leaders will hold their next summit in 2017?
(a) Beijing, China
(b) New York, USA
(c) Paris, France
(d) Brussels, Belgium
(e) London, UK

Q19. Kalikho Pul who has found hanging from a ceiling fan was the Chief Minister of which state?
(a) Andhra Pradesh 
(b) Madhya Pradesh 
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Himachal Pradesh 
(e) Uttar Pradesh

Q20. The highest currency note ever printed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was a Rs 10,000 note during the British Raj. It was printed first in-
(a) 1919
(b) 1946
(c) 1938
(d) 1912
(e) 1978

Q21. The Bermuda Triangle, also known as the Devil's Triangle, is a loosely-defined region in the western part of which Ocean?
(a) Australia Ocean
(b) Atlantic Ocean
(c) Southern, Ocean 
(d) Indian, Ocean
(e) None of the above

Q22. The Antwerp Diamond Bank is a small, 75-year-old bank that specializes exclusively in serving the diamond and the diamond jewelry sector. Where is the headquarter of the Antwerp Diamond Bank?
(a) Vienna, Austria
(b) Antwerp, Belgium
(c) Frankfurt, Germany
(d) Beijing, China
(e) Washington DC, USA

Q23. Typhoon Haima made a second landfall in which country?
(a) China
(b) India
(c) Japan
(d) Malaysia
(e) Singapore

Q24. In a bid to boost credit growth in the economy, the Centre announced a sum of how much crore for recapitalisation of 13 public sector banks?
(a) Rs 22,915 crore
(b) Rs 27,110 crore
(c) Rs 10,000 crore
(d) Rs 50,207 crore
(e) Rs 38,500 crore

Q25. Payments banks are a new model of banks conceptualized by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). These banks can accept a restricted deposit which is currently limited to INR 1 lakh per customer account. How much amount minimum capital has requirement for Payments banks?
(a) Rs 1 crore
(b) Rs 50 crore
(c) Rs 1000 crore
(d) Rs 500 crore
(e) Rs 100 crore

GA part-2 will be update soon







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