General Awareness Questions for NABARD Assistant Mains 2016


Q1. United States has agreed to supply _________ with military aid for the next 10 years in a record 38 billion dollars deal - the largest in US history.
(a) South Korea
(b) Japan
(c) Cuba
(d) Vietnam
(e) Israel

Q2. Name the founder of the Camera Culture research group at the MIT Media Lab and an Associate Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, who has bagged the prestigious Lemelson-MIT Prize recently? 
(a) M Night Shyamalan
(b) Manjul Bhargava 
(c) Akhouri Sinha
(d) Ramesh Raskar
(e) None of the above

Q3. Which among the following states government has asked all district collectors to organize special camps in Panchayats and urban local bodies to ensure 100% Aadhaar enrolment by end of next month (October,2016)?
(a) Assam
(b) Gujarat
(c) Odisha
(d) Punjab
(e) Kerala

Q4. Realty player Wadhwa Group has tied up with e-commerce platform _________ to make its properties accessible to customers online.
(a) Amazon
(b) Snapdeal
(c) Flipkart
(d) Paytm
(e) jabong

Q5. A bank normally does not have to deal with an issue related to..........?
(a) payments and settlement systems
(b) contractual rights of creditors
(c) intellectual property rights
(d) cases of insolvency
(e) coordination between regulators active in banking / financial sectors

Q6. As we all know, banks publish their quarterly performance to bring transparency in the system and also to give a clear picture of their performance to the public. How were results of Quarter 2 different from the results of Quarter 1 of the listed banks including giants like SBI & ICICI banks?
(1) Performance was subdued in Quarter 2.
(2) Yields on advances of almost all listed banks have come down.
(3) Advances grew at a slower pace when compared to deposits.
(a) Only (1) is true
(b) Only (2) is true
(c) Only (3) is true
(d) All (1), (2) & (3) are true
(e) None of the above

Q7. One of the major challenges banking industry is facing these days is deliberate efforts of some people to bring money earned through illegal activities in circulation. Which of the following acts has been passed to prevent this activity?
(a) Payment & Settlements Act
(b) Banking Regulation Act
(c) Negotiable Instruments Act
(d) Narcotics and Psychotropic Substance Act
(e) Prevention of Money Laundering Act

Q8. ___________ basically refers to a section of the financial market where financial instruments with high liquidity and short-term maturities are traded.
(a) Trade Market
(b) Capital Market
(c) Money Market
(d) Export Market
(e) commodity market 

Q9. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) is the space agency of the Indian government. ISRO headquarter is located in?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Chennai
(c) Mumbai
(d) Bengaluru
(e) Hyderabad

Q10. The International Day of Older Persons is observed on?
(a) 02nd October
(b) 24th October
(c) 16th October
(d) 31st October
(e) 01st October

Q11. Who has been appointed as Director, Research Centre Imarat (RCI), Defence Research Development Organisation (DRDO), Hyderabad recently?
(a) Padmanabhan Balaram
(b) K Kasturirangan
(c) MS Swaminathan
(d) CNR Rao
(e) Narayana Murthy

Q12. Who has appointed as the brand ambassador of the Samajwadi Kisan Beema Yojna by Uttar Pradesh government recently?
(a) Sachin Tendulkar
(b) Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
(c) Nawazuddin Siddiqui
(d) Suresh Raina
(e) Salman Khan

Q13. Which among the following mobile phones companies would now be manufactured in Haryana as the company signed an MoU with the state government to set up its phone manufacturing hub with an initial investment of Rs 500 crore which, later on, would be increased to Rs 1,500 crore?
(a) Gionee
(b) Sony
(c) Apple
(d) Lenovo
(e) Samsung

Q14. Which team has clinched the inaugural day/night Duleep Trophy Cricket tournament played with a pink ball? 
(a) India Blue
(b) India Red
(c) West Zone
(d) Central Zone
(e) North Zone

Q15. Banking Ombudsman Scheme is applicable to the business of __________ . 
(a) All scheduled commercial banks excluding RRBs
(b) All scheduled commercial banks including RRBs
(c) Only Public Sector Banks
(d) All Banking Companies
(e) All scheduled banks except private banks


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