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 been appointed as the new Vice-Chancellor of Nalanda University?
(a) David Beasley
(b) Sima Kamil
(c) Vanaja Sarna 
(d) Sunaina Singh
(e) George Yeo

Q2. Name the Indian forward player, who has named the Asian Hockey Federation (AHF) Player of the Year for 2016.
(a) S V Sunil
(b) Arjun Halappa
(c) Sardara Singh 
(d) P. R. Shreejesh
(e) Sandeep Singh

Q3. President Pranab Mukherjee has inaugurated the "Namami Brahmaputra" festival on the banks of the river Brahmaputra in 21 districts of-
(a) Jharkhand
(b) Tripura
(c) Assam
(d) West Bengal
(e) Arunachal Pradesh

Q4. Which among the following countries has become the first country in the world to ban metals mining nationwide?
(a) Panama
(b) El Salvador
(c) Guatemala
(d) Belize
(e) None of the given options is true

Q5. Which of the following bank is not a private sector bank in India? 
(a) Federal Bank 
(b) Yes Bank 
(c) IndusInd Bank 
(d) UCO Bank
(e) None of the given options is true

Q6. Which private sector bank was merged with Kotak Mahindra Bank (KMB)? 
(a) ING Vysya Bank
(b) Karur Vysya Bank 
(c) Lakshmi Vilas Bank 
(d) Jammu and Kashmir Bank
(e) None of the given options is true

Q7. Currently, which of the following combination has female CMDs or heads? 
(a) HDFC, ICICI, Axis Bank 
(b) ICICI, Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank 
(c) Yes Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, SBI 
(d) SBI, ICICI, Axis Bank
(e) None of the given options is true

Q8. Name the American astronaut, who made history when she floated outside the International Space Station (ISS) and broke the record for the most spacewalks by a woman?
(a) Thomas Akers
(b) Aydyn Aimbetov 
(c) Vladimir Aksyonov
(d) James Adamson
(e) Peggy Whitson

Q9. As per the government announcement the returns on small savings schemes, including Public Provident Fund (PPF), National Savings Certificate (NSC) and Kisan Vikas Patra, has been lowered by 0.1 percent for the April-June (2017) quarter. Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP) investments will yield 7.6% and mature in ________.
(a) 116 months
(b) 114 months
(c) 108 months
(d) 110 months
(e) 113 months

Q10. The Loan Agreement for New Development Bank (NDB) financing of ____________ for Development and Upgradation of Major District Roads Project in Madhya Pradesh was signed between Government of India and the New Development Bank (NDB).
(a) US$ 1000 Million
(b) US$ 750 Million
(c) US$ 500 Million
(d) US$ 350 Million
(e) US$ 100 Million

Q11. Parliament has passed the Mental Healthcare Bill, 2016, which provides healthcare and services to the people with mental illness and also decriminalises suicide. Who is the present Union Health Minister of India?
(a) Maneka Sanjay Gandhi
(b) Smriti Zubin Irani 
(c) Jagat Prakash Nadda
(d) Ravi Shankar Prasad
(e) Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Q12. People across the globe take part in a wide range of activities to mark World Malaria Day on-
(a) 07th April
(b) 22nd April
(c) 25th April
(d) 08th March
(e) 01st May

Q13. Angola is a southern African nation whose varied terrain encompasses tropical Atlantic beaches, a labyrinthine system of rivers and Sub-Saharan desert that extends across the border into Namibia. Where is the capital city of Angola?
(a) Lima
(b) Luanda
(c) Buenos Aires
(d) Juba
(e) Yaren District

Q14. NAFTA established a free-trade zone in North America. It was signed in 1992 by Canada, Mexico, and the United States and took effect on January 1, 1994. NAFTA stands for?
(a) North American Free Trade Agreement
(b) North American Forum Trade Agreement 
(c) Number American Free Trade Arrangement 
(d) North American Free Traditional Agreement 
(e) None of the given options is true

Q15. Which bank first introduced Automated Teller Machine (ATM) in India (1987)? 
(a) SBI 
(b) Punjab National Bank 
(c) Federal Bank 
(d) HSBC
(e) None of the given options is true


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