General Awareness Questions for IBPS RRB Mains 2016


Q1. Who has been appointed as Executive Director of Indian Overseas Bank?
(a) Anurag Srivastava
(b) Ajay Singh
(c) Vijay Kelkar
(d) Sushil Muhnot
(e) R Subramania Kumar

Q2. The International Translation Day is being observed on 30th September across The world with the theme............?
(a) Translation and Interpreting: Connecting Worlds
(b) Seminars and symposiums across the world.
(c) Breaking down language barriers.
(d) Annual event for the translation community
(e) None of the above

Q3. Russian and Cuba have signed an agreement on cooperation in the field of peaceful atomic energy use. The currency of Cuba is-
(a) Pound
(b) Peso
(c) Rand
(d) Krona
(e) Shekel

Q4. The base year for the CPI was revised from 2011 to 2012. Also, the weights of various items in the index were changed on the basis of the 2011-12 consumption expenditure survey, against 2004-05 earlier. CPI stands for?
(a) Communist Party of India
(b) Consumer Price Index
(c) Customer Price Index
(d) Core Price Index
(e) None of the above

Q5. ____________ is a discipline of marketing that relates to increasing the demand at wholeseller, retailer, or distributor level rather than at the consumer level. However, there is a need to continue with Brand Management strategies to sustain the need at the consumer end.
(a) Money marketing
(b) Capital marketing
(c) Financial marketing
(d) Trade marketing
(e) Export marketing

Q6. Kazakhstan, a Central Asian country and former Soviet republic, extends from the Caspian Sea in the west to the Altai Mountains at its eastern border with China and Russia. What is the capital of Kazakhstan?
(a) Astana
(b) Ashgabat
(c) Kabul
(d) Tashkent
(e) Ankara

Q7. Name the player, who has smashed National records and became first Indian woman to cross 60m mark?
(a) Annu Rani 
(b) Geeta Phogat
(c) Mary Kom
(d) PV Sindhu
(e) Sarita Devi

Q8. Which among the following companies have joined hands to announce a historic partnership on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning recently?
(a) Microsoft
(b) Facebook 
(c) Google
(d) Amazon
(e) All of the above

Q9. Which of the following is/are the function(s) of Finance Commission? 
(a) Distribution of net proceeds of taxes between Center and the States 
(b) Determine factors governing Grants-in Aid to the States and the magnitude of the same 
(c) To make recommendations to president as to the measures needed to augment the Consolidated Fund of a State to supplement the resources of the Panchayats and  Municipalities in the state 
(d) All of the above
(e) None of the above

Q10. Salary of bank employees is settled by - 
(a) Pay Commission 
(b) Finance Commission 
(c) Bipartite Settlement 
(d) independent banks
(e) None of the above

Q11. Which of the following is not a method for calculation of National Income? 
(a) Production Method 
(b) Income Method 
(c) Expenditure Method 
(d) Profit Method
(e) None of the above

Q12. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) is an international financial institution that offers loans to middle-income developing countries. Where is the headquarter of IBRD?
(a) Paris, France
(b) Tokyo, Japan
(c) Nairobi, Kenya
(d) Washington DC, USA
(e) Zurich, Switzerland

Q13. Satpura National Park is located in the Hoshangabad district of which of the following state?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Himachal Pradesh
(d) Arunachal Pradesh
(e) Madhya Pradesh

Q14. Ram Vilas Paswan is an Indian politician, from Bihar and the current Union Minister of Food and Public Distribution. Paswan is also the president of the Lok Janshakti Party, eight time Lok Sabha member and former Rajya Sabha MP. His current constituency is?
(a) Bokaro, Jharkhand
(b) Dehradun, Uttarakhand
(c) Hajipur, Bihar
(d) Panipat, Haryana
(e) Gorakhpur, UP

Q15. The 2016 BRICS Labour & Employment Ministerial Meet was held in ___________ from September 27- 28, 2016 to deliberate on issues including job creation and social security for workers.
(a) Chennai
(b) Goa
(c) New Delhi
(d) Kolkata
(e) Pune

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