Thursday, 24 November 2016

General Awareness Questions for IBPS RRB Mains 2016


Q1. India's latest communication satellite ____________ was successfully launched early by a heavy duty rocket of Arianespace from the spaceport of Kourou in French Guiana. 
(a) PSLV-35
(b) Mk III 
(c) IRNSS-3
(d) GSAT-18
(e) None of the above

Q2. Which among the following countries and India have shared their concerns at the spread of cross-border terrorism in the region recently? 
(a) Sri Lanka
(b) Nepal
(c) China
(d) Pakistan
(e) Bhutan

Q3. Antonio Guterres is poised to become the next Secretary General of the United Nations after the Security Council declared him to be the unanimous choice in the sixth straw poll. He was the former Prime Minister of which country?
(a) Germany
(b) Japan
(c) Denmark
(d) Sweden
(e) Portugal

Q4. In which of the following city, the annual India Economic Summit was held? 
(a) Mumbai
(b) Hyderabad
(c) New Delhi
(d) Pune
(e) Guwahati

Q5. Which of the following organisations is known as the market regulator in India?
(a) IBA 
(b) SEBI
(c) AMFI 
(d) NSDL
(e) None of the above

Q6. Very often we read in the newspapers about various measures taken up to control the flow of the capital in the Indian markets. Who among the following is/are the regulators who can control the flow of the same in India? 
(1) Indian Bank’s Association
(2) RBI
(3) SEBI
(a) Only (1) 
(b) Only (2)
(c) Only (3)
(d) Both (2) & (3)
(e) Both (1) & (2)

Q7. Interest on Savings deposit nowadays is _____________. 
(a) Fixed by RBI
(b) Fixed by the respective Banks
(c) Fixed by the Depositors
(d) Fixed as per the contract between Bank and the Consumer Court
(e) Not paid by the Bank

Q8. The Holidays for the Banks are declared as per _________. 
(a) Reserve Bank Act
(b) Banking Regulation Act
(c) Negotiable Instruments Act
(d) Securities and Exchange Board of India Act
(e) Companies Act

Q9. The Union Finance Ministry has set up a PDMC to streamline government borrowings and better cash management with the overall objective of deepening bond markets. PDMC stands for?
(a) Person Debt Management Council
(b) Public Debt Management Cell
(c) Private Demand Management Cell
(d) Public Debt Money Cell
(e) Public Debit Management Centre

Q10. Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Ltd. ( ECGC ) is a Government of India Enterprise which provides export credit insurance facilities to exporters and banks in India. Where is the headquarter of ECGC Bank?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Mumbai
(c) Kolkata
(d) Chennai
(e) Bengaluru

Q11. Peru is a country in South America that's home to a section of Amazon rain forest and Machu Picchu, an ancient Incan city set high in the Andes mountains. Capital of Peru is?
(a) Havana
(b) Port Louis
(c) Damascus
(d) Rome
(e) Lima

Q12. The Idukki Dam is a double curvature arch dam constructed across the Periyar River in a narrow gorge between two granite hills Kuravan and Kurathi in which of the following state?
(a) Karnataka
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Kerala
(d) Uttarakhand
(e) Gujarat

Q13. RTGS are specialist funds transfer systems where transfer of money or securities takes place from one bank to another. RTGS stands for?
(a) Real-time gross settlement
(b) Real-time gross system
(c) Real-time goods and settlement
(d) Real-time gross service
(e) None of the above

Q14. Who is the present chairman of State Bank of India and she is the first woman to be appointed to the top job at the country's largest lender?
(a) Chanda Kochhar
(b) Shikha Sharma
(c) Arundhati Bhattacharya
(d) Usha Ananthasubramanian
(e) Naina Lal Kidwai

Q15. World Environment Day (WED) is celebrated every year on raise global awareness to take positive environmental action to protect nature and the planet Earth.
(a) 10th December
(b) 24th October
(c) 08th March
(d) 02nd October
(e) 05th June

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