General Awareness Quiz for IBPS PO Mains 2016

Dear Readers,


General Awareness section is of 40 marks and you’ll be given 20 minutes in IBPS PO Mains exam 2016, which are quite sufficient but don’t be tempted to take chances by compromising your accuracy and marking wrong answers. To prepare general awareness you can follow the quizzes we’ll be giving you in these 25 Days along with preparing from Capsules and Study Notes.  In these 25 Days you’ll get daily quizzes for Banking Awareness, Financial Awareness,Economics, Current Affairs and Static on Bankersadda which will help you practice daily and prepare General Awareness for IBPS PO Mains.

Q1. Which of the following cities, the first ever BIO-CNG project in India was inaugurated?
(a) Patna, Bihar
(b) Kochi, Kerala
(c) Hyderabad, Telangana
(d) Pune, Maharashtra
(e) Kolkata, West Bengal

Q2. Which institution has bagged the 5 Medals for Young Scientists award 2016 recently?
(a) IISc, Bengaluru
(b) JNU, New Delhi
(c) BHU, Varanasi
(d) AMU, Aligarh
(e) IIT, Delhi

Q3. IRDAI has imposed how much amount fine on Bharti AXA General Insurance Co Ltd for violation of various norms including outsourcing activities and corporate governance guidelines?
(a) Rs 75 lakh 
(b) Rs 50 lakh 
(c) Rs 35 lakh
(d) Rs 40 lakh 
(e) Rs 15 lakh  

Q4. Which of the following companies has acquired Beam, an interactive livestreaming startup that lets viewers watch and play along with game streamers in real time and did not disclose financial terms of the deal?
(a) Yahoo
(b) Google
(c) Facebook
(d) IBM
(e) Microsoft

Q5. Who won the Australian Open squash title by beating Mayar Hany of Egypt recently?
(a) Saurav Ghosal
(b) Dipika Pallikal Karthik
(c) Joshna Chinappa
(d) Nicol David
(e) Marwan El Shorbagy

Q6. Ghoomar is a traditional folk dance of which of the following state?
(a) Haryana
(b) Bihar
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Tamil Nadu
(e) Rajasthan

Q7. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) set up as autonomous body under the IRDA Act in which year?
(a) 1992
(b) 1982
(c) 1956
(d) 1999
(e) None of the above

Q8. Following the recommendations of the which committee, the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) was constituted as an autonomous body to regulate and develop the insurance industry?
(a) Rangarajan committee
(b) Tendulkar committee
(c) Malhotra Committee
(d) Mohanty Committee
(e) None of the above

Q9. Name the bollywood stars, who bagged the best actress and best actor awards at the Indian Film Festival (IFF) of Melbourne 2016.
(a) Sonam Kapoor (actress) and Nawazuddin Siddiqui (actor)
(b) Deepika Padukone (actress) and Amitabh Bachchan (actor)
(c) Priyanka Chopra (actress) and Hrithik Roshan (actor)
(d) Anushka Sharma (actress) and Ranveer Singh (actor)
(e) Kangana Ranaut (actress) and Irrfan Khan (actor)

Q10. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) ties up with _____________________ to launch an USSD based *99# mobile application for their customers.
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Union Bank of India
(c) ICICI Bank
(d) Punjab National Bank
(e) Axis Bank

Q11. In which of the following states the sailing campaign “Jal Tarang” was flagged off by state assembly.
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Himachal Pradesh
(d) Arunachal Pradesh
(e) Andhra Pradesh

Q12. Jacob Gedleyihlekisa Zuma, is the President of which country, and elected by parliament following his party's victory in the 2009 general election? (He was re-elected in the 2014 election)
(a) Singapore
(b) South Africa
(c) Sri Lanka
(d) Seychelles
(e) Sudan

Q13. Egypt, a country linking northeast Africa with the Middle East. Capital of Egypt are?
(a) Cairo
(b) Colombo
(c) Khartoum
(d) Havana
(e) None of the above

Q14. The Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) was founded in Baghdad,Iraq in which year?
(a) 1940
(b) 1960
(c) 1950
(d) 1980
(e) None of the above

Q15. Bodhgaya is a city of ancient historical and mythological significance.It is one of the major tourist attractions of?
(a) West Bengal
(b) Jharkhand
(c) Assam
(d) Bihar
(e) Odisha


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