General Awareness Questions for NICL AO Mains 2017

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This is the high time to pace up your preparations for Upcoming NICL AO Mains. Subjects like Aptitude, Reasoning, and English are important for the preparation of your exams but the subject the reality comes in your way as a big challenge is General Awareness. As you know General Awareness is the very important section in the NICL AO. So we are here to provide you very handy Quiz on General Awareness that will cover Current Affairs, Static Awareness, and Banking Awareness topics. Attempt the quiz with your best effort and try to score as much as you can.

Q1. Name the state which has recently launched a campaign named 'Operation Durga' to ensure safety towards women.
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Bihar
(c) Haryana
(d) Andhra Pradesh
(e) Jharkhand 

Q2. A book on Draupadi named 'the Flaming Tresses of Draupadi' was released recently by President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. Who is the author of this book?
(a) Yashwant Sinha
(b) L K Advani
(c) Manmohan Singh
(d) M Veerappa Moily
(e) Murli Manohar Joshi

Q3. US-based tech giant Cisco launched its fifth global cyber range lab in __________ with an aim to train Indian firms and government agencies on real-world cyber-attacks.
(a) Gurugram
(b) Noida
(c) New Delhi
(d) Bengaluru
(e) Thrissur

Q4. Income tax department's Central Processing Centre (CPC) in which of the following Indian cities has recently got a new unique pin code for taxpayers benefit.
(a) Mumbai
(b) Bengaluru
(c) Vizag
(d) Chennai
(e) Kolkata

Q5. The cheque which is truncated during the course of clearing cycle is called __________
(a) Stale Cheque
(b) Mutilated Cheque
(c) Self Cheque
(d) Truncated Cheque
(e) None of the given options is true

Q6. Person named in the instrument to whom or to whose order the money is to be paid is known as-?
(a) Drawer
(b) Drawee
(c) Payer
(d) Payee
(e) Receivable

Q7. National Housing Bank (NHB), a wholly owned subsidiary of the central bank (RBI) was established in 1988 under the-
(a) National Housing Bank Act, 1987
(b) National Housing Bank Act, 1988
(c) National Housing Bank Act, 1986
(d) National Housing Bank Act, 1985
(e) None of the given options is true

Q8. Name the person who recently took charge as Whole Time Member of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) in New Delhi.
(a) Geetha Johri
(b) Bimla Kumari
(c) Mukulita Vijayawargiya
(d) Sangeetha Kriplani
(e) Leela Bansal

Q9. The World Bank has approved a loan of ___________ to India’s first inland water transport fairway National Waterway 1 (NW1) project on a 1,360 km stretch of the Ganga river.
(a) $750 Million
(b) $650 Million
(c) $500 Million
(d) $375 Million
(e) $400 Million

Q10. The Bank Boards Bureau (BBB) has recently evolved a GRAF for public sector banks to ensure that they have the ability to compete successfully with private sector banks, small finance and payments banks. What does 'F' stands for in GRAF?
(a) Finances
(b) Fiscal
(c) Fund
(d) Foreign
(e) Framework

Q11. Name the regulatory Body of India that has recently launched a web portal for insurers that will allow them to register and sell policies online.
(a) IRDA
(b) SEBI
(c) RBI
(d) EPFO

Q12. Kudremukh National Park is situated in which of the following Indian state? 
(a) Karnataka
(b) Kerala
(c) West Bengal
(d) Uttar Pradesh
(e) Meghalaya

Q13. World Red Cross Day is observed on which of the following date? 
(a) May 01st
(b) April 05th
(c) May 08th
(d) March 28th
(e) March 23rd

Q14. Which of the following country is not a member of OPEC? 
(a) India
(b) Nigeria 
(c) Indonesia
(d) Kuwait
(e) Angola

Q15. The Banking Ombudsman Scheme was introduced under __________ of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 by RBI with effect from 1995.
(a) Section 25A
(b) Section 35A
(c) Section 45A
(d) Section 15A
(e) Section 55A


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