General Awareness Questions for Canara Bank PO 2018

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GA Questions for Canara Bank PO 2018

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 World Cancer Day is observed on ____________ every year to raise awareness about cancer, its treatment and to encourage methods of its prevention.
(a) 6 February
(b) 8 February
(c) 10 February
(d) 2 February
(e) 4 February

Q2. The President of Bangladesh, Abdul Hamid appointed ____________ as the new Chief Justice of the country.
(a) Syed Mahmud Hossain
(b) Surendra Kumar Sinha
(c) Badrul Haider Chowdhury
(d) Abu Sadat Mohammad Sayem
(e) Mustafa Kamal

Q3. The Forbes has recently released the "India 30 Under 30 list". Which among the following sports Person is not among them?
(a) Jasprit Bumrah
(b) Jitu Rai
(c) Harmanpreet Kaur
(d) Savita Punia
(e) Heena Sidhu

Q4. Name the country that has recently launched the world’s smallest rocket with the ability to put a tiny satellite into orbit.
(a) China
(b) Russia
(c) USA
(d) Japan
(e) Netherlands

Q5. The foreign shareholding in the payments bank would be as per the FDI policy for private sector banks as amended from time to time. FDI stands for-
(a) Foreign Direct Initial
(b) Foreign Direct International
(c) Foreign Direct Investment
(d) Foreign Direct Installment
(e) Foreign Direct Increment

Q6. The promoter's minimum initial contribution to the paid-up equity capital of such payments bank shall at least be ___________ for the first five years from the commencement of its business.
(a) 20%
(b) 30%
(c) 50%
(d) 40%
(e) 60%

Q7. The Reserve Bank of India has granted “in-principle” approval to the following ______________ applicants to set up payments banks under the Guidelines for Licensing of Payments Banks issued on November 27, 2014.
(a) 27
(b) 22
(c) 19
(d) 10
(e) 11

Q8. Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) has signed a project agreement with the World Bank for JMVP on river Ganga. JMVP stands for _____________.
(a) Jaliya Marg Vaibhav Project
(b) Jal Market Vikas Project
(c) Jal Marg Vikas Project
(d) Jal Marg Vaibhav Project
(e) Jal Marg Vishal Project

Q9. What is the Capital city of Cyprus?
(a) Belmopan
(b) Dublin
(c) Port Louis
(d) Nicosia
(e) Abuja

Q10. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has recently left for her first official visit to ____________.
(a) Palestine
(b) UAE
(c) Rwanda
(d) Saudi Arabia
(e) Azerbaijan

Q11. India has successfully test-fired the indigenously developed short-range nuclear capable Agni-I ballistic missile. The missile was fired from ___________.
(a) Satish Dhawan Space Centre 
(b) Abdul Kalam Island
(c) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre
(d) None of the given option is true
(e) Wheeler's Island

Q12. Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, established in 1971, is located at?
(a) Indore
(b) Kolkata
(c) Trombay, Maharashtra
(d) Kalpakkam, Chennai
(e) Gujarat

Q13. Matki Dance is the folk dance of which of the following state?
(a) Odisha
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) West Bengal
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Gujarat

Q14. Mullaperiyar Dam is in which of the following state? 
(a) Karnataka
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Kerala
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Odisha

Q15. Name the Indian golfer who has emerged as the best Indian golfer in the world, grabbing the 72nd position in the Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR).
(a) Anirban Lahiri
(b) Jeev Milkha Singh
(c) Shubhankar Sharma
(d) S.S.P. Chawrasia
(e) Shiv Kapur