General Awareness Questions for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk 2017

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Current Affairs and General Awareness Questions

General Awareness is a very important section in the banking exams so pace up your preparation with G.K. Questions and Answers. 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 General Awareness quiz with your best effort and try to score as much as you can.

Q1. Under which of the following project, a team of women officers of the Indian Navy would circumnavigate the globe on an Indian-built sailboat INSV Tarini?
(a) Saras Parikrama Project
(b) Navsagar Parikrama
(c) Bon Voyage
(d) Navika Sagar Parikrama
(e) Sea-Sagar Project

Q2. The Ministry of Defence has decided to delegate administrative and financial powers to the 'BRO' to avoid delays on account of references between the Chief Engineer, HQ DGBR and the Ministry. BRO stands for _____________.
(a) Basic RAW Organisation
(b) Borrowing Roads Organisation
(c) Border Roads Organisation
(d) Border Roads Operation
(e) Border Real Organisation

Q3. Name the Bank that has topped the share of wilful default to PSBs.
(a) Punjab National Bank
(b) State Bank of India
(c) Allahabad Bank
(d) Dena Bank
(e) Indian Overseas Bank

Q4. India and ________ has established new two-by-two ministerial dialogue to enhance strategic coordination between them recently?
(a) Japan
(b) China
(c) Indonesia
(d) Switzerland
(e) US

Q5. SBI was earlier placed at 54th rank globally but after the merging, it moved to _______ position making it in the top 50 leading banks globally.
(a) 42nd
(b) 44th
(c) 47th
(d) 51st
(e) 40th

Q6. The Bank of Bombay (15 April 1840) and the Bank of Madras (1 July 1843) followed the Bank of Bengal. These three banks remained at the apex of modern banking in India till their amalgamation as the Imperial Bank of India on 27 January-
(a) 1961
(b) 1956
(c) 1949
(d) 1921
(e) 1934

Q7. With the merger in April 2017, State Bank of India has entered the league of 'Top 50 Global Banks' with a balance sheet size of-
(a) Rs. 54 trillion
(b) Rs. 32 trillion
(c) Rs. 41 trillion
(d) Rs. 67 trillion
(e) Rs. 52 trillion

Q8. Name the Chief Minister, who has been selected for the prestigious Agriculture Leadership Award-2017.
(a) Trivendra Singh Rawat
(b) Pinarayi Vijayan
(c) Devendra Fadnavis
(d) K Chandrashekhar Rao
(e) Manohar Lal Khattar

Q9. Name the Veteran American entertainer and comedian who died recently aged 91.
(a) George Carlin
(b) Jerry Lewis
(c) Jerry Seinfeld
(d) Jon Stewart
(e) Lenny Bruce

Q10. The Reserve Bank of India will shortly issue Rs 50 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series. The base color of the note is ______________.
(a) Fluorescent Blue
(b) Sea Green
(c) Egyptian Blue
(d) Emerald Green
(e) Kelly Green

Q11. NABARD has sanctioned a loan assistance of nearly _______________ to the Rajasthan government for the creation of rural infrastructure in the state under the Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF). 
(a) Rs 2,300 crore
(b) Rs 5,350 crore
(c) Rs 1,350 crore
(d) Rs 4,730 crore
(e) Rs 3,210 crore

Q12. Which city is also known as the Temple City of India?
(a) Bhubaneswar
(b) Mathura
(c) Rishikesh
(d) Haridwar
(e) Bhagalpur

Q13. Singur dam is in which of the following state? 
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Uttarakhand
(c) Bihar
(d) Karnataka
(e) Telangana

Q14. Baku is the capital city of which country? 
(a) Azerbaijan
(b) Kazakhstan
(c) Kyrgyzstan
(d) Uzbekistan
(e) Afghanistan

Q15. Name the player, who becomes the second Indian woman footballer to win the Arjuna Award?
(a) Margaret Devi
(b) Sangita Basfore
(c) Panthoi Chanu
(d) Oinam Bembem Devi
(e) Sasmita Malik

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