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. Who has took charge as the UN Secretary General, making a strong appeal to the international community to strive for peace in 2017 at a time when millions of people are caught up in conflict and the threat of global terrorism affects all?
(a) Roberto Azevedo
(b) John F Kennedy
(c) Ban Ki-moon
(d) Antonio Guterres
(e) Other than the given options

Q2. Days after its launch, government's online payments app BHIM has become the most popular Android app in the country. BHIM stands for?

(a) Bharat Interface for Money
(b) Bharat Initial for Money
(c) Bill Interface for Mobile
(d) Bharat Interface for Management
(e) Bharat International for Mobile

Q3. Which among the following states India's first laser technology-based advanced AVMS RTO is installed? 
(a) Kerala
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) West Bengal
(d) Telangana
(e) Gujarat

Q4. World famous 11-day gala festival Bargarh Dhanua Jatra has been begun on 02nd January 2017 in which state?
(a) West Bengal
(b) Odisha
(c) Assam
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Other than the given options

Q5. Name the bank whose tagline is 'Good people to grow with' and its headquater is situated at Chennai?
(a) Indian Bank
(b) Indian Overseas Bank
(c) Corporation Bank
(d) Canara Bank
(e) Andhra Bank

Q6. Essar Mahan power plant of 600 MW unit at Mahan project has resumed commercial production after a gap of 17 months. In which state the plant is located? 
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Bihar
(d) Rajasthan
(e) Maharashtra

Q7. 'Anything But Khamosh'; The Shatrughan Sinha's Biography is authored by?
(a) Bharathi S Pradhan
(b) Pramod Kapoor
(c) Amar Chitra Katha
(d) Govind Pansare
(e) Shantanu Guha Ray

Q8. The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) is the United Nations agency responsible for the promotion of responsible, sustainable and universally accessible tourism. The Headquarters of UNWTO is situated at?
(a) London, United Kingdom
(b) Vienna, Austria
(c) Rome, Italy
(d) Geneva, Switzerland
(e) Madrid, Spain

Q9. India's largest LNG importer Petronet has signed an agreement to set up a $950 million liquefied natural gas import project in which country?
(a) Bangladesh
(b) China
(c) Bhutan 
(d) Sri Lanka
(e) Russia

Q10. Under a scheme for pregnant women, the would-be mothers will get how much amount for their delivery, vaccination, and nutritious meals directly in their accounts?
(a) Rs 2,000 
(b) Rs 6,000
(c) Rs 12,000 
(d) Rs 8,000
(e) Rs 4,000

Q11. The Finance Ministry has granted approval to 12 proposals of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) to raise a sum of Rs 2,914.038 crore through preferential allotment recently. Who is the present Union Finance Minister of India? 
(a) Ravi Shankar Prasad 
(b) Rajnath Singh
(c) Arun Jaitley
(d) Sushma Swaraj
(e) Nitin Gadkari

Q12. The government has announced to pay interest for ______ on loans taken by farmers for rabi season from district cooperative banks and primary societies.
(a) 30 days 
(b) 100 days
(c) 90 days 
(d) 60 days
(e) 120 days

Q13. PMGKDS, 2016 is a scheme notified by the Government of India on December 16, 2016 which is applicable to every declarant under the Taxation and Investment Regime for Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, 2016. What is the meaning of "D" in PMGKDS?
(a) Division
(b) Disputes
(c) Department
(d) Deposit
(e) Distance

Q14. _________________ is the process of stopping the flow of the physical cheque issued by a drawer at some point by the presenting bank en-route to the paying bank branch.
(a) Truncation
(b) Demand
(c) Flow
(d) Transit
(e) None of the given options is true

Q15. Which among the following organisation has issued the policy guidelines for the BBPS system on November 28, 2014? 
(a) SEBI
(c) RBI
(d) Finance Ministry
(e) NPCI


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