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. Which one of the following companies has agreed to buy Opel brand from General Motors in a deal valuing the business at $2.3 billion?
(a) Volkswagen
(b) PSA Group
(c) BMW
(d) TATA Motors
(e) Maruti Suzuki

Q2. Name the bank that has launched three technology services named FASTag, UPI and BBPS.
(a) SBI
(b) Kotak Mahindra
(c) Karur Vysya Bank
(d) City Bank
(e) IDBI Bank

Q3. 'BCCI Annual Awards for 2015-16' was held recently in ___________.
(a) Bengaluru
(b) New Delhi
(c) Ahmedabad
(d) Mumbai
(e) Chandigarh

Q4. Name the country that has signed in March 2017 an agreement with India to amend the existing Agreement and Protocol for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion in New Delhi.
(a) Indonesia
(b) Belgium
(c) Oman
(d) Uganda
(e) Austria

Q5. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) was established on- 
(a) 12th April 1999
(b) 12th April 1992
(c) 12th April 1949
(d) 12th April 1990
(e) 12th April 1995

Q6. NABARD was set up with an initial capital of-
(a) Rs 200 crore 
(b) Rs 1500 crore
(c) Rs 500 crore 
(d) Rs 100 crore
(e) Rs 1000 crore 

Q7. At present many public sector banks and one private sector bank are authorised to handle the Senior Citizens Savings Scheme (SCSS), 2004. Name the private sector bank, which is authorised to handle the Senior Citizens Savings Scheme (SCSS), 2004?
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) HDFC Bank
(c) Axis Bank
(d) Yes Bank
(e) Kotak Mahindra Bank

Q8. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), also called the North Atlantic Alliance, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty which was signed on 4 April 1949. Headquarters of NATO is?
(a) New York, USA
(b) London, UK
(c) Paris, France
(d) Tokyo, Japan
(e) Brussels, Belgium

Q9. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose International Airport is an international airport located in
(a) Kolkata
(b) New Delhi
(c) Chennai
(d) Patna
(e) Mumbai

Q10. Which of the following state has launched 24*7 helpline number 181 to assist women in distress on the occasion of International Women’s Day (8th March 2017)?
(a) Assam
(b) Odisha
(c) Manipur
(d) Uttarakhand
(e) Jharkhand

Q11. In 'BCCI Annual Awards for 2015-16', who won the Best Umpire in Domestic cricket award?
(a) Vipul Sharma
(b) Nadeem Ghauri
(c) Amiesh Saheba
(d) Sunil Banerjee
(e) Nitin Menon

Q12. Name the state that has recently launched a housing scheme estimated at Rs 1,580 crore.
(a) Kerala
(b) Assam
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Gujarat

Q13. Name the ballistic missile that was recently launched by Iran's Revolutionary Guard.
(a) Hormuz 2
(b) Nagah 3
(c) Bomani 3
(d) Narou 4
(e) Wahadu 1

Q14. Commercial Paper (CP) is an unsecured money market instrument issued in the form of a promissory note. In which year Commercial Paper was introduced in India?
(a) 1975
(b) 1990
(c) 1985
(d) 1955
(e) 1980

Q15. Which Bank of India maintains the Principal Accounts of Central as well as State Governments at its Central Accounts Section? 
(a) IDBI
(b) SBI
(e) RBI


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