General Awareness Quiz for IBPS PO Mains 2016

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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. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) gave its nod to raise buffer stock of pulses to _____ lakh tonnes from eight lakh tonnes.
(a) 28 lakh tonnes
(b) 15 lakh tonnes
(c) 10 lakh tonnes
(d) 20 lakh tonnes
(e) 5 lakh tonnes

Q2. Union Minister of State for Ayush (Independent Charge) Shri Shripad Yesso Naik and Union minister for Fertilisers and Chemicals and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Ananth Kumar inaugurated the National Fair on comprehensive Indian Medicine system (AROGYA) in................?
(a) Bengaluru
(b) Mumbai
(c) Chennai
(d) Lucknow
(e) Kolkata

Q3. Which among the following organisation has launched the ambitious ‘e-nivaran’ facility for online redressal of taxpayers’ grievances related to refunds, ITRs and PAN among others as part of its initiative to reduce instances of harassment of the public when it comes to complaints related to the I-T department?
(c) SEBI
(d) RBI
(e) CBDT

Q4. As part of the ongoing Indo-US defence cooperation, a joint military training exercise, ___________ is set to be conducted in Uttarakhand from September 14 to 27.
(a) Power Abhyas 2016 
(b) Shakti Abhyas 2016 
(c) Yudh Abhyas 2016
(d) Shourya Abhyas 2016 
(e) None of the above

Q5. Who has been appointed as the new manager of the national team of Pakistan for the coming ‘home’ series against the West Indies in the UAE?
(a) Mohammad Yousuf
(b) Wasim Bari
(c) Inzamam-ul-Haq
(d) Waqar Younis
(e) None of the above

Q6. Belgium, a country in Western Europe, is known for its medieval old towns, Flemish Renaissance architecture and international headquarters of the European Union and NATO. Where is the capital of Belgium?
(a) Athens
(b) Brussels
(c) Paris
(d) Buenos Aires
(e) Lisbon

Q7. Father of Green Revolution in India is?
(a) Lal Bahadur Shastri
(b) APJ Abdul Kalam 
(c) Verghese Kurien
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru
(e) MS Swaminathan

Q8. IDBI Bank is an Indian government-owned financial service company, formerly known as Industrial Development Bank of India, headquartered in Mumbai. What is the tagline of IDBI Ltd?
(a) Aao sochein Bada, Banking for All
(b) The Name you can Bank Upon
(c) Tadition of trust
(d) A friend you can bank upon
(e) None of the above

Q9. Solung festival is associated with which of the following states?
(a) Himachal Pradesh
(b) Jharkhand
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Chhattisgarh
(e) Assam

Q10. Who has created history by winning silver medal in Women's shotput at Rio Paralympics 2016? 
(a) Deepa Malik
(b) PV Sindhu
(c) Dipika Pallikal
(d) Sakshi Malik
(e) None of the above

Q11. Which among the following district have emerged the cleanest districts in India according to a report released in New Delhi by Drinking Water and Sanitation Minister Narendra Singh Tomar?
(a) Mandi, Himachal Pradesh 
(b) Sindhudurg, Maharashtra
(c) Darbhanga, Bihar
(d) Both (a) and (c)
(e) Both (a) and (b)

Q12. Union Cabinet under the chairmanship of Prime Minister gave approval for the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and ___________ on cooperation in the field of National Housing Policy Development and Management (NHPDM). 
(a) South Korea
(b) Kenya
(c) Bhutan
(d) Malaysia
(e) Singapore

Q13. Name the organisation which is the umbrella organisation for all retail payments systems in the country, has broad-based its shareholding base to 56 banks from 10 banks earlier.
(c) Visa
(d) NPCI
(e) RBI

Q14. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is an international financial institution that aims to support the building of infrastructure in the Asia-Pacific region.Who is the present president of AIIB?
(a) Ban ki Moon
(b) D J Pandian
(c) Lou Jiwei
(d) Jin Liqun
(e) None of the above

Q15. Bharat Ratna' is the highest civilian award of the country. The award was started by formal President of India Rajendra Prasad on 2nd January, 1954.The number of annual awards is restricted to a maximum of_______ in a particular year.
(a) Two 
(b) Four
(c) Ten
(d) Six
(e) Three

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