General Awareness Questions for SBI PO Mains 2017

Dear Readers,


This is the high time to pace up your preparations for Upcoming SBI PO Exams. 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 SBI PO Mains exam. 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. How much amount will allocate for Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in union budget 2017-18?
(a) Rs. 15,000 crore
(b) Rs. 37,435 crore
(c) Rs. 55,000 crore
(d) Rs. 19,000 crore
(e) Rs. 64,000 crore

Q2. Which among the following countries has become the first country in the world to divest coal, oil and gas investments from its Strategic Investment Fund?
(a) Ireland
(b) Denmark
(c) Norway
(d) Switzerland
(e) China

Q3. Start-up firm E-paathsala has launched an integrated accreditation and ERP technology solution for the colleges and universities to enable them better manage their multiple accreditation standards in an easy, efficient and fast manner and bridge the gap identified for specific accreditations. E-paathsala is based in-
(a) Hyderabad
(b) Bengaluru
(c) Chennai
(d) Kolkata
(e) New Delhi

Q4. Which among the following countries has introduced a legislation by making it mandatory to raise the minimum salary of the H-1B visa holders to more than double at USD 1,30,000 from the previous USD 60,000?
(a) Japan
(b) Canada
(c) USA
(d) France 
(e) Italy

Q5. NABARD was dedicated to the service of the nation by the late Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi on-
(a) 12th July 1982
(b) 01st January 1949
(c) 19th July 1980
(d) 15th April 1969
(e) 05th November 1982

Q6. The mission of NABARD is Promote sustainable and equitable agriculture and rural prosperity through effective credit support, related services, institution development and other innovative initiatives. What is the meaning of "R" IN NABARD?
(a) Regional
(b) Rural
(c) Reconstruction
(d) Revised
(e) Remittance

Q7. SAT is a statutory body established under the provisions of Section 15K of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) Act, 1992. SAT stands for-
(a) Securities Appellate Tribunal
(b) Securities Appellate Treaty
(c) Securities Association Tribunal
(d) Saving Appellate Tribunal
(e) None of the given options is true

Q8. Vijay Goel is an Indian politician who is currently the Union Minister of-
(a) Women and Child Development
(b) External Affairs
(c) Development of North Eastern Region
(d) Youth Affairs and Sports
(e) Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation

Q9. Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Ltd. (ECGC) is a Government of India Enterprise which provides export credit insurance facilities to exporters and banks in India. Where is the headquarter of ECGC Bank?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Mumbai
(c) Kolkata
(d) Chennai
(e) Bengaluru

Q10. Peru is a country in South America that's home to a section of Amazon rainforest and Machu Picchu, an ancient Incan city set high in the Andes mountains. The capital of Peru is?
(a) Havana
(b) Port Louis
(c) Damascus
(d) Rome
(e) Lima

Q11. The Idukki Dam is a double curvature arch dam constructed across the Periyar River in a narrow gorge between two granite hills Kuravan and Kurathi in which of the following state?
(a) Karnataka
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Kerala
(d) Uttarakhand
(e) Gujarat

Q12. NABARD has hailed the increased focus on irrigation and dairy sectors in the Budget which has hiked the corpus of long-term irrigation fund by another Rs 20,000 crore, taking the total fund size to how much amount?
(a) Rs 60,000 crore
(b) Rs 50,000 crore
(c) Rs 30,000 crore
(d) Rs 40,000 crore
(e) None of the given options is true

Q13. Name the Operation, which has been launched by Income Tax Department to verify the cash deposited in the banks during November 09th to December 30th, 2016?
(a) Operation Clean India
(b) Operation Clean Commerce
(c) Operation Clean Economy
(d) Operation Clean Cash
(e) Operation Clean Money

Q14. Name the organisation, which mission is Promote sustainable and equitable agriculture and rural prosperity through effective credit support, related services, institution development and other innovative initiatives?
(a) SEBI
(b) RBI

Q15. At the instance of Government of India Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was constituted a committee to review the arrangements for institutional credit for agriculture and rural development (CRAFICARD) on 30 March 1979, under the Chairmanship of-
(a) V K Malhotra
(b) C Rangarajan
(c) B Sivaraman
(d) Hilton Young
(e) None of the given options is true


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