General Awareness Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017

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General Awareness Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017

Current Affairs and General Awareness Questions

Having enough of knowledge of Current Affairs as well as the banking industry is all that is important to perform well in the General Awareness Section of any banking exam. You should know what is happening around the globe. One section that can help you bagging graceful marks in these examinations is General Awareness, that comprises of numerous sections like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. Here is the quiz on General Awareness that is being provided by Adda247 to help you ace graceful marks in the banking examinations.

Q1. The State Bank of India has recently reduced the base rate by ____________, which will benefit customers on the old pricing regime.
(a) 10 basis points
(b) 15 basis points
(c) 20 basis points
(d) 30 basis points
(e) 25 basis points

Q2. Name the Senior diplomat who has been appointed foreign secretary of India.
(a) Sameer Bhandari
(b) Vijay Keshav Gokhale
(c) Rupesh Goyal
(d) Unmukt Roshan
(e) None of the given options is true

Q3. Name the Indian golfer who has recently won the Royal Cup at Pattaya.
(a) Jyoti Randhawa
(b) Anirban Lahiri
(c) Shiv Kapur
(d) Arjun Atwal
(e) Shiv Chawrasia

Q4. Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi inaugurated an online portal named _____________ in New Delhi for the empowerment of women.
(a) NARI
(b) Shakti
(c) Suraksha
(d) Jagriti
(e) MAA

Q5. The “in-principle” approval for setting up ‘small finance banks’ granted by RBI will be valid for-
(a) 12 Months
(b) 24 Months
(c) 10 Months
(d) 18 Months
(e) 30 Months

Q6. Which of the following is an independent commodity exchange based in Mumbai?
(a) MGEX
(b) MCE
(c) MDEX
(d) MCX
(e) MEX

Q7. Which of the following is a pension scheme focused on the workers in the unorganised sector?
(a) SSY
(b) AMRUT
(c) APY
(d) PMAY
(e) None of the given options is true

Q8. Name the state that has become first in India to release of the first draft of National Register of Citizens (NRC) containing the first batch of 19 million names of genuine Indian citizens.
(a) Sikkim
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Tripura
(d) Assam
(e) Punjab

Q9. What is/are the new language/languages that have been recently included in the Prime Minister’s Official website?
(a) Assamese
(b) both (a) and (d)
(c) Gujarati
(d) Manipuri
(e) both (a) and (c)

Q10. Which of the following two countries have recently introduced value-added tax (VAT) for the first time?
(a) Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates
(b) Iraq and Azerbaijan
(c) United Arab Emirates and Bahrain
(d) Azerbaijan and Bahrain
(e) Qutar and Kuwait

Q11. Name the person who has recently assumed the charge as the Managing Director of India Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd (IIFCL).
(a) Sanjeev Jha
(b) Vijay Keshav Gokhale
(c) Pankaj Jain
(d) Rajiv Kumar
(e) Sandeep Kumar

Q12. Peso is the currency of which among the following country?
(a) Angola
(b) Antigua and Barbuda
(c) Argentina
(d) Armenia
(e) Austria

Q13. Which of the following is the currency of Chile?
(a) Chilean Peso
(b) Chilean Euro
(c) Chilean dollar
(d) Chilean Franc
(e) Chilean Real

Q14. Currency of Gabon is ____________________.
(a) Dalasi
(b) CFA Franc
(c) Lempira
(d) Forint
(e) Rial

Q15. Anwar Jalalpuri passed away recently at the age of 71 in Lucknow. He was famous ____________.
(a) Flute Player
(b) Film Director
(c) Singer
(d) Poet
(e) Sitar Player