General Awareness Questions for NICL AO Mains 2017

Dear Readers,


This is the high time to pace up your preparations for Upcoming NICL AO Mains. Subjects like Aptitude, Reasoning, and English are important for the preparation of your exams but the subject the reality comes in your way as a big challenge is General Awareness. As you know General Awareness is the very important section in the NICL AO. 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 next Ambassador of India to the Federal Republic of Germany, recently?
(a) Mukta Dutta Tomar
(b) Sucheta Jadhav
(c) Mamta Kriplani
(d) Sadhena Surohi
(e) Unmukta Chander

Q2. Ministry of Rural Development has released nearly Rs. 23,443 crore to the States as the first tranche for this Financial Year, under which scheme?
(e) APY

Q3. The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi finally inaugurated an exhibition titled ___________________ in the New Delhi to mark the 100 years of Mahatma Gandhi’s first experiment of Satyagraha in Champaran.
(a) Satyagraha-Bapu ko Shraddhanjali-Ek Nayi Soch
(b) Swachhagraha-Bapu ko Bhavanjali-Ek Naya Abhiyan
(c) Satyagraha-Bapu ko Shraddhanjali-Ek Pradarshani
(d) None of the given options is true
(e) Swachhagraha–Bapu Ko Karyanjali-Ek Abhiyan, Ek Pradarshani

Q4. The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the first NIMCARE World Health Day Summit 2017 in which of the following Indian cities?
(a) Kolkata
(b) Bengaluru
(c) New Delhi
(d) Chennai
(e) Chandigarh

Q5. With reference to a cheque which of the following is the ‘drawee bank'?
(a) The bank that collects the cheque
(b) The payee’s bank
(c) The endorser’s bank
(d) The bank upon which the cheque is drawn
(e) None of the given options is true

Q6. Banks issue a letter to the beneficiary on behalf of its constituents like the guarantee for making payment on their behalf on the fulfillment of its terms and conditions. What is this arrangement known in banking context?
(a) Line of Credit
(b) Loan to Client
(c) Loan on Credit
(d) Letter of Credit
(e) None of the given options is true

Q7. When a Bank provides a loan for purchase of white goods, it is categorised as _____________
(a) Consumption loan
(b) White Goods loan
(c) Consumer Durable Loan
(d) Working Capital
(e) None of the given options is true

Q8. Name the first female defence minister of Spain who passed away recently.
(a) Pedro Morenes Eulate
(b) Narcis Serra
(c) Jose Bono Martinez
(d) Carme Chacon
(e) Garcia Vargas

Q9. UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency has appointed __________ as its Goodwill Ambassador, recently (First/second week of April 2017).
(a) Kristin Davis
(b) Priyanka Chopra
(c) Yao Cheng
(d) Sachin Tendulkar
(e) Praya Lunber

Q10. The Reserve Bank has appointed ________ as Executive Director following the appointment of B P Kanungo as Deputy Governor.
(a) Sarla Sachera
(b) Malvika Sinha
(c) Shikha Sharma
(d) Zara Khan
(e) Sadhana Purohit

Q11. What is the full form of NATO?  
(a) North African Treaty Organisation
(b) North Atlantic Treaty Organisation
(c) North Asian Treaty Organisation
(d) North American Treaty Organisation
(e) None of these

Q12. International Women’s Day is observed on:    
(a) 8th March
(b) 3rd March 
(c) 27th January 
(d) 15th October
(e) 23rd July

Q13. The famous activist Medha Patkar is associated with which movement?  
(a) Beti Padao Andolan
(b) Chipku Movement
(c) Preserve the wet lands
(d) Save the Tiger 
(e) Narmada Bachao Andolan

Q14. Fixed Deposits and Recurring Deposits are-
(a) repayable after an agreed period
(b) repayable on demand
(c) not repayable
(d) repayable on demand or after an agreed period as per customers' choice
(e) None of the given options is true

Q15. What is the full form of ‘FSDC’ which is used in financial sectors?
(a) Financial Security and Development Council
(b) Financial Stability and Development Council
(c) Fiscal Security and Development Council
(d) Fiscal Stability and Development Council
(e) None of the given options is true

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