General Awareness Questions for SBI PO Mains 2017

Dear Readers,


This is the high time to pace up your preparations for Upcoming Banking Exams. This month and the next is flooded up with exams like BOB PO, Dena Bank PO, NIACL Assistant Mains, SBI PO Mains, RBI Grade- B, NICL AO, Bank of India etc. Subjects like Aptitude, Reasoning, and English are important for the preparation of your exams but the subject the really comes in your way as a big challenge is General Awareness. As you know General Awareness is the very important section in the Banking and Insurance exam then can take you a step closer to the selection. So we are here to provide you very handy Quiz on General Awareness that will cover Current Affairs, Static Awareness, and Banking Awareness topics. Attempt the quiz with your best effort and try to score as much as you can.

Q1. Union finance minister Arun Jaitley has tabled the Economic Survey 2016-17 in Parliament budget session. The survey projects the economy to grow in the range of ___________ to __________ in the next fiscal year 2017-18 in the post-demonetisation year. 
(a) 6.00% to 6.75% 
(b) 6.25% to 6.50% 
(c) 6.50% to 7.00% 
(d) 6.75% to 7.50% 
(e) None of the given options is true

Q2. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Police Commissioner of Delhi?
(a) Alok Verma
(b) Amulya Patnaik
(c) Satish Mathur
(d) Javeed Ahmed
(e) BS Bassi

Q3. In which among the following city/cities India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) has kicked off its operations by rolling out pilot services recently?
I. Raipur
II. New Delhi
III. Ranchi
IV. Patna
V. Nagpur
(a) Only I and II
(b) Only III
(c) Only IV
(d) Only III and V
(e) Only I and III

Q4. Quebec City, where several people were killed and wounded in a shooting at a mosque recently, is situated in-
(a) Canada
(b) Syria
(c) Libya
(d) France
(e) Qatar

Q5. Vijaya Bank is a medium-sized Public Sector Bank with presence across India. It is one of the nationalised banks in India. What is the tagline of Vijaya Bank?
(a) The Name you can bank upon
(b) Tradition of trust
(c) A friend you can bank upon
(d) The Banker to Every Indian
(e) None of the given options is true

Q6. Imphal is the capital of which Indian state?
(a) Assam
(b) West Bengal
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Tripura
(e) Manipur

Q7. CBS is networking of branches, which enables Customers to operate their accounts, and avail banking services from any branch of the Bank of CBS network, regardless of where he maintains his account. CBS stands for?
(a) Customer Banking Solution
(b) Core Banking System
(c) Core Banking Service
(d) Core Banking Solution
(e) None of the given options is true

Q8. Life Insurance Corporation is an Indian state-owned insurance group and investment company headquartered in?
(a) Kolkata
(b) Mumbai
(c) Chennai
(d) New Delhi
(e) Hyderabad

Q9. Shongtong-Karcham Hydro-Electric Project (450 MW) a run-of-river scheme, on the river Satluj in District Kinnaur of which of the following state?
(a) Himachal Pradesh
(b) Arunachal Pradesh
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Madhya Pradesh
(e) Uttar Pradesh

Q10. A Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) is a company registered under the which act?
(a) Companies Act, 1956
(b) RBI Act, 1934
(c) Corporations Act, 2001 
(d) SBI Act, 1955
(e) None of the given options is true

Q11. NABARD is an apex development bank in India, having headquarters in Mumbai and other branches are all over the country. NABARD Stand for?
(a) National Board for Agriculture and Rural Development 
(b) National Bank for Agriculture and Region Department 
(c) National Bond for Academy and Rural Development 
(d) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
(e) None of the given options is true

Q12. Who has won the men’s singles title of the 2017 Syed Modi Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament in Lucknow?
(a) Sai Praneeth
(b) Sameer Verma
(c) Parupalli Kashyap
(d) Ajay Jayaram
(e) Tommy Sugiarto

Q13. The first edition of the North East Investors Summit has inaugurated by the Union Textiles Minister, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani in-
(a) Shillong, Meghalaya
(b) Agartala, Tripura
(c) Gangtok, Sikkim
(d) Itanagar, Arunachal Pradesh
(e) Aizawl, Mizoram

Q14. Which among the following organisation has launched climate change programme to assess the status, distribution and conservation of pheasants and finches in the Central Himalayas?
(a) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
(b) Bombay Natural History Society (BNHS)
(c) India Meteorological Department (IMD)
(d) Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
(e) None of the given options is true

Q15. Which state cabinet has approved amending Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Bill, 1960 Act to legalise the Kambala and Bullock Cart Race which is a traditional festival held annually in the state?
(a) West Bengal
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Karnataka
(d) Madhya Pradesh
(e) Gujarat



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