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. Fiscal deficit in the first nine months of 2016-17 touched _________ of the Budget estimate. 
(a) 80.5%
(b) 68.1%
(c) 72.3%
(d) 84.8%
(e) 93.9%

Q2. Who has been appointed as the new Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Director?
(a) Niraj Kumar
(b) Alok Verma
(c) Ranjit Kumar Sinha
(d) BS Bassi
(e) None of the given options is true

Q3. The UN children's agency UNICEF has launched an appeal for USD _____________ to help 48 million children caught up in crises worldwide amid fears of a funding cut from the top donor the United States. 
(a) USD 5.1 billion
(b) USD 10.7 billion
(c) USD 15.5 billion
(d) USD 3.3 billion
(e) None of the given options is true

Q4. In a major step, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has announced the reduction of the existing rate of taxation for individuals with income ranging between Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 5 lakh to _________ instead of 10%. 
(a) 6% 
(b) 7%
(c) 5%
(d) 8%
(e) 9%

Q5. The IBBI was established on October 01st 2016 in accordance with the provisions of The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016. IBBI stands for-
(a) Industrial and Bankruptcy Board of India 
(b) Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India
(c) Insolvency and Balance Board of India 
(d) Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of Institute
(e) Insolvency and Bankruptcy Bureau of India  

Q6. Incorporated as a Public Sector Bank under the Department of Posts with __________ GOI equity, IPPB has launched on January 30th, 2017 in Ranchi and Raipur with the objective of being present in all corners of India by the end of the year.
(a) 26%
(b) 49%
(c) 51%
(d) 74%
(e) 100%

Q7. United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is the specialised agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development for poverty reduction, inclusive globalisation and environmental sustainability. Where is the headquarter of UNIDO?
(a) Paris, France
(b) New York, USA
(c) Vienna, Austria
(d) London, UK
(e) Tokyo, Japan

Q8. Punjab National Bank is an Indian multinational banking and financial services company. It is a state-owned corporation based in New Delhi. Who is the present MD and CEO of PNB?
(a) Arundhati Bhattacharya
(b) Shikha Sharma
(c) Rakesh Sharma
(d) Sunil Mehta
(e) Usha Ananthasubramanian

Q9. The LIBOR is among the most common of benchmark interest rate indexes used to make adjustments to adjustable rate mortgages. LIBOR stands for?
(a) London Interbank Offered Rate
(b) Labour Interbank Offered Region 
(c) London Interbank Order Rate
(d) London International Offered Rate 
(e) None of the given options is true

Q10. Latvia is a country on the Baltic Sea between Lithuania and Estonia known for its strong national identity, diverse culture, modern cities and landscapes ranging from wide beaches to dense, sprawling forests. The capital city of Latvia is?
(a) Damascus
(b) Havana
(c) Bandar Seri Begawan
(d) Riga
(e) None of the given options is true

Q11. Which among the following states have Winners of Excellence eGov awards, Instituted by the Computer Society of India’s (CSI) Special Interest Group with sponsorship from Nihilent Technologies?
(a) Rajasthan and Telangana
(b) Odisha and Nagaland
(c) Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka
(d) Kerala and West Bengal
(e) Maharashtra and Gujarat

Q12. How much surcharge for those whose annual income is Rs 50 lakh to Rs 1 crore, announced by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in the Union Budget 2017-18?
(a) 5%
(b) 10%
(c) 15%
(d) 20%
(e) None of the given options is true

Q13. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has pegged the total expenditure of budget 2017-18 at Rs ___________ lakh crore.
(a) Rs 21.47 lakh crore
(b) Rs 10.35 lakh crore
(c) Rs 55.47 lakh crore
(d) Rs 37.12 lakh crore
(e) None of the given options is true

Q14. Mithila painting (also known as Madhubani painting) is practised in Mithila in the state of-
(a) Jharkhand
(b) West Bengal
(c) Assam
(d) Odisha
(e) Bihar

Q15. Lionel Messi is a professional footballer who plays as a forward for which of the following country?
(a) Spain
(b) Argentina
(c) Portugal
(d) Netherlands
(e) None of the given options is true



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