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

General Awareness is a very important section in the banking exams so pace up your preparation with G.K. Questions and Answers. 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 General Awareness quiz with your best effort and try to score as much as you can.

Q1. The Government of Tamil Nadu and the World Bank signed a loan agreement for the Tamil Nadu Irrigated Agriculture Modernization Project to promote climate resilient agriculture technologies. What is the amount of the loan that was sanctioned?
(a) $500 million
(b) $450 million
(c) $406 million
(d) $318 million
(e) $302 million

Q2. Jai Ram Thakur took oath as the 6th Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh. He has replaced ___________.
(a) Prem Kumar Dhumal
(b) Virbhadra Singh
(c) Shanta Kumar
(d) Kaul Singh Thakur
(e) Dhani Ram Shandil

Q3. Name the state government that has launched a free household power connection scheme for the poor in the state to mark Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s birth anniversary.
(a) Uttarakhand
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Rajasthan
(e) Karnataka

Q4. Legendary musician Robbie Malinga passed away recently. He was from which country?
(a) South Africa
(b) The USA
(c) Australia
(d) Netherlands
(e) Canada

Q5. Which Act was framed specially to deal with Non-Performing Assets (NPA)?
(a) Banking Regulation Act 1949
(b) Foreign Exchange Management Act(FEMA) 1999
(c) Industrial Disputes Act 1947
(d) SARFAESI Act, 2002
(e) None of the given options is true

Q6. In Notice Money Market, the tenor of the transactions is from ________
(a) 2-7 days
(b) 2-14 days
(c) 2-21 days
(d) 2-28 days
(e) 2-90 days

Q7. An Asset Reconstruction Company (ARC) in India is associated with-
(a) UCPDC
(b) DICGC
(c) NPA
(d) Home Loan
(e) None of the given options is true

Q8. Name the country which is hosting a world chess tournament for the first time.
(a) Iraq
(b) Iran
(c) Azerbaijan
(d) The UAE
(e) Saudi Arabia

Q9. Which among the following authority has allowed Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL)- manufactured Dornier 228 to be used for civilian flights?
(a) Rajiv Gandhi Bhawan Airports Authority
(b) Airports Authority of India
(c) Defense Research and Development Organization
(d) Directorate General of Civil Aviation
(e) None of the given options is true

Q10. Sectoral regulator IRDAI has issued regulations for insurance firms to carry out offshore business from Gujarat-based GIFT International Financial Services Centre (IFSC). Who is the present Chairman of IRDAI?
(a) S Christopher
(b) T. Suvarna Raju
(c) T.S. Vijayan
(d) N. R. Vijayan
(e) P Simharao

Q11. Who is the present Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL)?
(a) S Christopher
(b) T. Suvarna Raju
(c) Vikram Singh
(d) Arun Sinha
(e) Ajay Kumar Thakur

Q12. Capital of Bhutan is- 
(a) Thimphu
(b) Bujumbura
(c) Yerevan
(d) Minsk
(e) Ottawa

Q13. Annamalai Wildlife Sanctuary is situated in which of the following Indian state? 
(a) Kerela
(b) Karnataka
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Odisha
(e) Rajasthan

Q14. International Women’s Day is observed on which of the following date? 
(a) April 7
(b) April 27
(c) March 8
(d) February 28
(e) March 24

Q15. Who among the following is the Crowned Prince of Saudi Arabia?
(a) Nayef bin Abdulaziz
(b) Hassa bint Ahmed Al Sudairi
(c) Baraka Al Yamaniyah
(d) Mohammed bin Salman
(e) Ibn Saud