General Awareness Questions for SBI Clerk 2018: 11th March 2018

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General Awareness Questions for SBI Clerk 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. Who among the following was awarded the 'Times Power Women of the Year 2017'- Pune for Global PR?
(a) Shabnam Asthana
(b) Chanda Kochhar
(c) Roshni Nadar Malhotra
(d) Kiran Mazumdar
(e) Shobhana Bhartia

Q2. American multinational conglomerate, Alphabet Inc. has appointed ___________ as the new board chairman of the company.
(a) Sergey Brin
(b) Eric Schmidt
(c) Larry Page
(d) Lewis McCardy
(e) John L. Hennessy

Q3. Name the India’s leading squash player who had recently jumped five places to No. 14 to become the highest ranked Indian in the latest Professional Squash Association (PSA) rankings.
(a) Joshna Chinappa
(b) Dipika Pallikal Karthik
(c) Saurav Ghosal
(d) Harinder Pal Sandhu
(e) None of the given options is true

Q4. India has defeated ____________ to lift the Under 19 World cup 2018.
(a) West Indies
(b) Pakistan
(c) New Zealand
(d) Australia
(e) England

Q5. The World Bank has committed ____________ loan to India for the STRIVE project for skill development.
(a) Rs 800 crore
(b) Rs 1300 crore
(c) Rs 2300 crore
(d) Rs 3800 crore
(e) Rs 1700 crore

Q6. External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj has returned home after successful completion of the goodwill visit to ___________.
(a) Bhutan
(b) Nepal
(c) Sri Lanka
(d) Bangladesh
(e) Myanmar

Q7. Kenya is a country in East Africa with the coastline on the Indian Ocean. The currency of Kenya is?
(a) Rund
(b) Taka
(c) Ruble
(d) Yen
(e) shilling

Q8. Lok Sabha is composed of representatives of the people chosen by direct election on the basis of the adult suffrage. The maximum strength of the House envisaged by the Constitution is?
(a) 543
(b) 552
(c) 540
(d) 402
(e) 452 

Q9. Kathak is one of the eight forms of Indian classical dance. This dance form traces its origins to the nomadic bards of ancient northern India in which of the following state/UTs?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) New Delhi
(c) Haryana
(d) Rajasthan
(e) Chandigarh

Q10. Mumbai International Film Festival (MIFF) committee has decided to bestow V. Shantaram lifetime achievement Award to veteran film producer and director _____________.
(a) Aditya Chopra
(b) Subhash Ghai
(c) Maneesh Sharma
(d) Shyam Benegal
(e) S.S. Rajamouli

Q11. What is the interest rate of Sukanya Samriddhi Accounts as on 01st January 2018?  
(a) 8.5% Per Annum
(b) 8.3% Per Annum
(c) 8.1% Per Annum
(d) 8.7% Per Annum
(e) 8.9% Per Annum

Q12. The objectives of setting up of payments banks will be to further financial inclusion by providing-
(a) Small savings accounts
(b) Payments/remittance services to migrant labour workforce, 
(c) Low income households
(d) All of the above
(e) None of the given options is true

Q13. Name the Cyprus President who has won re-election for a second term.
(a) Demetris Christofias
(b) Tassos Papadopoulos
(c) Glafcos Clerides
(d) Nicos Anastasiades
(e) Spyros Kyprianou

Q14. Which of the following state government has approved Ghodazari in Chandrapur district as a new wildlife sanctuary in the state?
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Assam
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Gujarat
(e) Karnataka

Q15. Which among the following Asian country has recently (4 February) celebrated its 70th Independence Day?
(a) Bangladesh
(b) Sri Lanka
(c) Bhutan
(d) Nepal
(e) Pakistan