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 among the following bank has launched the '811 banking app' which is part of the lender's vision to double customer base in 18 months?
(a) State Bank of India
(b) South Indian Bank
(c) HDFC Bank
(d) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(e) ICICI Bank

Q2. Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has released the book titled __________________________________ jointly authored by Shri Bibek Debroy (Member, NITI Aayog) Shri Sanjay Chadha (Joint Secretary, Ministry of Commerce) & Ms. Vidya Krishnamurthi.
(a) Indian Railway- The weaving of a National Tapestry
(b) Indian Railway- The Historical Development of Railways in India
(c) Indian Railway- The Development in Chronological Order
(d) Indian Railway- The Chapters Dealing with Different Periods
(e) None of the given options is true

Q3. The Reserve Bank of India has completed its 82nd establishment day on 01st April 2017. RBI was set up on the basis of the recommendations of-
(a) David Young Commission
(b) Bibek Young Commission
(c) Hilton Young Commission
(d) Smith Young Commission
(e) Rangarajan Young Commission

Q4. The government has launched two mobile apps ______________________ that provide access to various services and information, and enable citizens to report any traffic violation or road accident. 
I. echallan
II. mParivahan
III. esuffar
IV. mrashta
V. esuvidha
(a) Both V and I
(b) Both I and IV
(c) Both IV and V
(d) Both III and II
(e) Both I and II

Q5. 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

Q6. The Government of India, the concerned State Government and the bank, which had sponsored the RRB contributed to the share capital of RRBs in the proportion of ________________ respectively. 
(a) 50%, 15% and 35%
(b) 50%, 35% and 15% 
(c) 35%, 50% and 35% 
(d) 15%, 50% and 35% 
(e) None of the given options is true

Q7. Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) were established in 1975 under the provisions of the Ordinance promulgated on the 26th September 1975 and followed by which act?
(a) Companies Act, 1956
(b) RRBs Act, 1976
(c) RBI Act, 1935
(d) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
(e) None of the given options is true

Q8. The State Bank of India, the country's largest lender has started functioning as unified entity from 01st April 2017 post merger of its five associate banks, besides Bharatiya Mahila Bank. State Bank of India was established on-
(a) 01st July 1954
(b) 01st July 1955
(c) 01st July 1956
(d) 01st July 1957
(e) 01st July 1958

Q9. The BRICS-backed New Development Bank (NDB) has invested in seven projects totalling $1.5 billion in about two years of its operation. Where is the headquarter of NDB?
(a) Shanghai, China
(b) Moscow, Russia
(c) New Delhi, India
(d) Curitiba, Brazil
(e) Pretoria, South Africa

Q10. Joyciline Jepkosgei has broken the world half marathon record as well as the 10km and 15km marks at the Prague Half Marathon on the way to winning the IAAF Gold Label Road Race in one hour, four minutes and 52 seconds. She is from-
(a) Jamaica
(b) Kenya
(c) USA
(d) China
(e) Kazakhstan

Q11. Name the American singer and song-writer, who has finally accepted his Nobel Prize for Literature 2016, more than three months after the awards ceremony.
(a) Yoshinori Ohsumi
(b) Juan Manuel Santos
(c) Bob Dylan
(d) Sveriges Riksbank 
(e) Duncan Haldane

Q12. Sai Baba of Shirdi, also known as Shirdi Sai Baba, was an Indian spiritual master who was regarded by his devotees as a saint, fakir, and Satguru, according to their individual proclivities and beliefs. Shirdi is located at?
(a) Gujarat
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Haryana
(e) None of the given options is true

Q13. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) is an international organisation that seeks to the IAEA Statute. The IAEA reports to both the United Nations General Assembly and Security Council. The IAEA has it's headquartered in?
(a) New York, USA
(b) Vienna, Austria
(c) Tokyo, Japan
(d) Paris, France
(e) Nairobi, Kenya

Q14. National Technology Day 2017 celebrated across India on __________ to memorise the anniversary of Shakti; the Pokhran nuclear test.
(a) May 01st
(b) June 05th
(c) May 11th
(d) May 31st
(e) June 21st

Q15. FICCI history is closely interwoven with India's struggle for independence, its industrialisation, and its emergence as one of the most rapidly growing global economies. What is the meaning of "F" in FICCI?
(a) Follower
(b) Federal
(c) Financial
(d) Federation
(e) None of the given options is true

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