General Awareness Questions for IBPS PO and OICL AO Mains 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. PNB MetLife India Insurance Company Ltd (PNB MetLife) has recently appointed ____________ as a new Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of the company.
(a) Amrut Sinha
(b) Ashish Srivastava
(c) Yash Khera
(d) Pritam Prabhakar
(e) Vikram Nerula

Q2. Name the State Government that has recently launched ‘Solar Briefcase’ in one of its Dham to provide electricity to far-flung areas in the hill state.
(a) Himachal Pradesh
(b) Karnataka
(c) Kerala
(d) Uttarakhand
(e) Rajasthan

Q3. Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu has recently inaugurated the third International Conference on Yoga in ______________.
(a) Dehradun
(b) Nainital
(c) New Delhi
(d) Bengaluru
(e) Chennai

Q4. Reliance Commercial Finance Ltd has signed an agreement with Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd (IREDA) for loan of amount ___________.
(a) Rs.300 crore
(b) Rs.350 crore
(c) Rs.375 crore
(d) Rs.400 crore
(e) Rs.450 crore

Q5. On the basis of an assessment of the current and evolving macroeconomic situation MPC has decided to keep the policy repo rate unchanged. MPC stands for-
(a) Money Policy Committee 
(b) Management Policy Committee 
(c) Monetary Product Committee 
(d) Monetary Policy Corporation
(e) Monetary Policy Committee 

Q6. According to Fourth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2017-18, MPC keep the policy repo rate under the LAF unchanged at-?
(a) 6.25 per cent
(b) 6.50 per cent
(c) 5.75 per cent
(d) 6.00 per cent
(e) 7.25 per cent

Q7. LAF is a monetary policy tool which allows banks to borrow money through repurchase agreements. What is the meaning "F" in LAF?
(a) Fundamental
(b) Fund
(c) Facility
(d) Following
(e) Financial

Q8. The ___________ Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation of which state has been awarded as the best FMCG in the food sector at the 5th International Advertising Associations (IAA) Leadership Awards?
(a) Punjab
(b) Haryana
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Uttarakhand
(e) Gujarat

Q9. The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the four-day First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ in ___________.
(a) Chandigarh
(b) Bengaluru
(c) New Delhi
(d) Gandhinagar
(e) Dispur

Q10. The Norwegian Nobel Committee has awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2017 to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN). ICAN headquarters in ________________.
(a) Manila, Philippines
(b) Geneva, Switzerland
(c) New York, USA
(d) Paris, France
(e) Canberra, Australia

Q11. What is the ranking of India among the most valuable nation brand, according to Brand Finance’s Nation Brands list 2017?
(a) 10th
(b) 12th
(c) 15th
(d) 8th
(e) 6th

Q12. Name the bank, which has acquired by ICICI Bank? 
(a) Bharatiya Mahila Bank
(b) IDFC Bank
(c) ING Vysya Bank 
(d) Centurion Bank of Punjab
(e) Bank of Rajasthan

Q13. SHG is a small voluntary association of poor people, preferably from the same socio-economic background. What is the meaning of "S" in SHG?
(a) System
(b) Self
(c) Service
(d) Solution
(e) Scenario

Q14. Patna is an ancient city that sprawls along the south bank of the ___________ River. 
(a) Baghmati
(b) Satluj
(c) Damodar
(d) Kosi
(e) Ganga

Q15. IIT-Kharagpur has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with ____________ for the setting up of a digital academy on the institute’s campus.
(a) Panasonic
(b) Google
(c) Samsung India
(d) Microsoft India
(e) HTC India



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