General Awareness Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017

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Current Affairs and General Awareness Questions

This is the high time to pace up your preparations for Upcoming IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 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 banking exams. 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. Petroleum Minister has recently introduced a new oil and gas block licensing policy that is expected to open up 2.8 million square kilometres of sedimentary basins to exploration and production activities. The Minister has inaugurated the government’s new policy named OALP. OALP stands for _________________.
(a) Open Advanced Licensing Policy
(b) Obtained Acreage Licensing Policy
(c) Open Acreage Long-lasting Policy
(d) Open Acreage Licensing Policy
(e) Open Amendment Life Policy

Q2. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently inaugurated various irrigation and water-related initiatives at Aji Dam. This dam is located in ____________.
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Bihar
(c) Gujarat
(d) Karnataka
(e) Kerala

Q3. The UN Security Council has unanimously approved a resolution sharply reducing the joint United Nations-African Union peacekeeping force in troubled Darfur region. Darfur region is in which of the following country?
(a) Myanmar
(b) Sudan
(c) South Africa
(d) Russia
(e) Bulgaria

Q4. British Prime Minister Theresa May has recently won the confidence vote in the parliament, winning her first major test as the Prime Minister of a minority government in the United Kingdom (UK). Who was the first PM of Britain?
(a) Spencer Compton
(b) Henry Pelham
(c) William Cavendish
(d) Thomas Pelham-Holles
(e) Robert Walpole

Q5. Who has been appointed as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of IDFC Bank with effect from July 16th, 2017 for three years?
(a) Sunil Mehta
(b) Melwyn Rego 
(c) Rajkiran Rai G 
(d) Sunil Kakar
(e) Vikram Limaye

Q6. As per the amendment, the pecuniary jurisdiction of the Banking Ombudsman to pass an award has been doubled to _____ rupees. 
(a) 20 lakh rupees
(b) 10 lakh rupees
(c) 25 lakh rupees
(d) 50 lakh rupees
(e) 5 lakh rupees

Q7. Capital markets regulator SEBI has relaxed takeover norms for the acquisition of stressed assets of listed companies to help the government and the RBI in their efforts to tackle bad loans. What is the meaning of "B" in SEBI?
(a) Base
(b) Business
(c) Broker
(d) Bank
(e) Board

Q8. Name the person who has been appointed as the Chief Secretary of Uttar Pradesh recently.
(a) Rajiv Kumar
(b) Sumer Chand
(c) Sumitra Mahajan
(d) Gaurav Shukla
(e) Chandan Mishra

Q9. Name the Hyderabad-based astrologer and numerologist who has been conferred with the 'Best astrologer of the world' award at the 'Russian-Indian economic dialogue' round-table meet held in Moscow, Russia.
(a) Venkatapathy Raju
(b) T S Vineeth Bhatt
(c) Govind Prabhakaran
(d) Sumit Chandran
(e) Vikas Mathur

Q10. Which of the following state government was conferred with the award of excellence at the 2nd Global Skill Development Summit held in Paris recently for innovations and extensive use of IT for skilling the state's youth?
(a) Bihar
(b) Odisha
(c) Sikkim
(d) Uttarakhand
(e) Karnataka

Q11. Name the Senior diplomat who was appointed as the economic relations secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
(a) Mahim Pal
(b) Sunaina Singh
(c) Vijay Keshav Gokhale
(d) Vimal Kumar Kushwaha
(e) Sarabjeet

Q12. Kodasalli Dam is in which of the following state? 
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Uttar Pradesh
(c) Himachal Pradesh
(d) Jammu and Kashmir
(e) Karnataka

Q13. Headquarter of New Development Bank (NDB) is in which of the following city? 
(a) New Delhi
(b) Beijing
(c) Johannesburg
(d) Shanghai
(e) Rio de Janeiro

Q14. Malampuzha Dam is in which of the following state? 
(a) Karnataka
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Kerela
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Odisha

Q15. Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has approved USD 150 million equity investment loan to the India Infrastructure Fund. It is the bank's first such loan to fund private projects. AIIB based in-?
(a) France
(b) Australia
(c) China
(d) Germany
(e) USA

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