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. GST Council has reduced the tax rate on fertiliser to _____ percent from previously decided 12 per cent. 
(a) 10 percent
(b) 8 percent
(c) 7 percent
(d) 6 percent
(e) 5 percent

Q2. Which among the following countries has contributed $500,000 to the UN Peace Building Fund, expressing hope that more funding by nations will boost efforts by the world body to build and sustain peace?
(a) France
(b) India
(c) China
(d) Japan
(e) Germany

Q3. US President Donald Trump has nominated ___________ to be the ambassador to Peru.
(a) Krishna R Urs
(b) Vijay Keshav Gokhale
(c) Rajesh V Shah
(d) Kaushik Basu
(e) None of the given options is true

Q4. Where is the headquarters of the United Nations?
(a) New York
(b) Paris
(c) Vienna
(d) Washington DC
(e) Geneva

Q5. ___________ is an electronic fund transfer system that operates on a Deferred Net Settlement (DNS) basis which settles transactions in batches.
(a) NEFT
(b) RTGS
(c) NPCI
(d) BBPS
(e) IMPS

Q6. The Central Office of the Reserve Bank was initially established in Calcutta (now Kolkata) but was permanently moved to Mumbai in-
(a) 1949
(b) 1937
(c) 1943
(d) 1945
(e) 1934

Q7. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is vested with the responsibility of conducting monetary policy. This responsibility is explicitly mandated under which act?
(a) Companies Act, 1956
(b) Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
(c) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
(d) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
(e) None of the given options is true

Q8. Which among the following companies has entered into a technology collaboration agreement with Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd (KHI) for manufacturing of stainless steel coaches and bogies for metros? 
(a) NTPC
(b) IOC
(c) BHEL
(d) GAIL
(e) TCS

Q9. Election Commission (EC) has launched the nationwide month-long special drive from 01st July 2017 for maximisation of registration of eligible electors with the focus on left out eligible young citizens in the age group of 18-19. Who is the present Chief Election Commissioner of India?
(a) Atul Sobti
(b) Dr Nasim Zaidi
(c) Navin Chawla
(d) Achal Kumar Joti
(e) SY Quraishi

Q10. The growth of eight core sectors slowed to ________ per cent in May 2017 due to fall in output of coal and fertilisers?
(a) 3.9 per cent
(b) 4.3 per cent
(c) 5.2 per cent
(d) 2.8 per cent
(e) 3.6 per cent

Q11. Kawasaki Heavy Industries Ltd. is a multinational corporation primarily known as a manufacturer of motorcycles, heavy equipment, aerospace and defence equipment, rolling stock and ships. Kawasaki Heavy Industries Limited based in-
(a) China
(b) Singapore
(c) USA
(d) Germany
(e) Japan

Q12. The author of the book titled ‘The Future of India’ is-
(a) Bimal Jalan
(b) Deepak Chopra
(c) Anurag Mathur
(d) Amitav Ghosh
(e) Khushwant Singh

Q13. Moortidevi Award is given annually in which of the following fields?
(a) Literature
(b) Films
(c) Journalism
(d) Music
(e) Art

Q14.The brackish water lagoon or Chilika Lake brackish water lake of India is in the state of-  
(a) Jammu and Kashmir 
(b) Maharashtra 
(c) Odisha
(d) West Bengal
(e) Kerala

Q15. A facility under which scheduled commercial banks can borrow the additional amount of overnight money from the Reserve Bank by dipping into their Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR). It is called? 
(a) Repo Rate
(b) Reverse Repo Rate
(c) Bank Rate 
(d) Marginal Standing Facility (MSF)
(e) Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF)

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