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. Which of the following Bank has recently unveiled two new digital services for online payments, viz Bharat QR (Quick Response) and Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS)?
(a) Indian Bank
(b) Indian Overseas Bank
(c) SBI
(d) Canara Bank
(e) Bank of Baroda

Q2. Name the Poet and writer (died recently), who became the first All India Poetry Champion in 1988.
(a) Manohar Vijay
(b) Chaitanya sen
(c) Vijay Nambisan
(d) Kamal Narayan Thakur
(e) Rubal Malik

Q3. The 15th Ministerial Meeting of BIMSTEC concluded recently in Nepal. What does 'M' stands for in BIMSTEC?
(a) Multi-Sectoral
(b) Marketing
(c) Mankind
(d) Multi-Lingual
(e) Ministerial

Q4. The Centre has appointed lyricist Prasoon Joshi as Chairman of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). He has replaced _____________.
(a) Leela Samson
(b) Pahlaj Nihalani
(c) Arvind Trivedi
(d) Asha Parekh
(e) Shakti Samanta

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. National Mission for Clean Ganga has recently approved how many projects in Bihar, West Bengal and Uttar Pradesh to the tune of about Rs 2,033 crore?
(a) 8
(b) 15
(c) 10
(d) 12
(e) 5

Q9. The Government of India has decided to launch a new sub-scheme named “AGEY” as part of the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM). What does AGEY stand for?
(a) Aajeevan Gaanv Express Yojana
(b) Aadhunik Grameen Express Yojana
(c) Aayojan Grameen Economical Yojana
(d) Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana
(e) None of the given options is true

Q10. Name the Indian athlete who has been appointed WHO Goodwill Ambassador for Physical Activity in South-East Asia Region.
(a) Milkha Singh
(b) P T Usha
(c) Anju Bobby George
(d) Sachin Tendulkar
(e) Mahesh Bhupathi

Q11. Ruth Pfau, known locally as Pakistan's Mother Teresa, passed away recently. She was basically from which country?
(a) Russia
(b) Italy
(c) Germany
(d) Spain
(e) USA

Q12. Where are the headquarters of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) situated?
(a) Geneva
(b) Vienna
(c) Brussels
(d) The Hague
(e) London

Q13. The Khajuraho Group of Monuments is a group of Hindu and Jain temples in-
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) West Bengal
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Kerala
(e) Odisha

Q14. Which city houses the headquarters of International Cricket Council (ICC)? 
(a) Dubai
(b) Monaco
(c) Brussels
(d) London
(e) Sharjah

Q15. The International Youth Day was observed across the world on _____________.
(a) 10 August
(b) 8 August
(c) 15 August
(d) 12 August
(e) 13 August

General Awareness Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017

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