General Awareness Questions for IBPS PO 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. What is the ranking of India in recently released World Bank's report of 'ease of doing business'?
(a) 97th
(b) 76th
(c) 66th
(d) 100th
(e) 105th

Q2. Name the country that has topped the list of seven countries in the new tuberculosis (TB) cases worldwide in 2016, according to a new report by the World Health Organization.
(a) Indonesia
(b) India
(c) China
(d) Pakistan
(e) Nigeria

Q3. India and Tunisia agreed to jointly combat terrorism and extremism while ramping up cooperation in the field of security. What is the capital of Tunisia?
(a) Baku
(b) Tanjia
(c) Tunis
(d) Rova
(e) Samania

Q4. The government has recently set up a ministerial panel to consider and oversee mergers among the country’s 21 state-run banks. The panel will be headed by ________________.
(a) Piyush Goyal
(b) Nirmala Sitharaman
(c) Rajnath Singh
(d) Arun Jaitley
(e) Rajiv Kumar

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. Name the lender that has announced the sanction of credit facilities amounting to Rs2,317 crore to corporate for financing Grid Connected Rooftop Solar projects under the bank's program with World Bank. 
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Reserve Bank of India
(c) Syndicate Bank
(d) Allahabad Bank
(e) Bank of Baroda

Q9. Name the person who is a top the Forbes list of top-earning dead celebrities for the fifth straight year with $75 million.
(a) Adams Johnson
(b) James Pattison
(c) Arnold Palmer
(d) Charles Schulz
(e) Michael Jackson

Q10. Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) is celebrated across India on ___________.
(a) 29th October
(b) 30th October
(c) 31st October
(d) 03rd November
(e) 05th November

Q11. Tata Steel has elevated _____________ as the Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director globally.
(a) Maulik Pathak
(b) T V Narendran
(c) Rajesh Gopinathan
(d) Ramkrishna Mukundan
(e) Mallika Srinivasan

Q12. Which city is served by Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport? 
(a) Ahmedabad
(b) Kochi
(c) Kozhikode
(d) Bengaluru
(e) Guwahati

Q13. The headquarters of World Trade Organisation is located in-
(a) Montreal
(b) Seatle
(c) Geneva
(d) The hague
(e) Vienna

Q14. Wankhede Stadium is in wich of the following city? 
(a) Mumbai, Maharashtra
(b) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
(c) Kolkata, West Bengal
(d) Ranchi, Jharkhand
(e) Pune, Maharashtra 

Q15. Name the Railway officer who was appointed Private Secretary to President Ram Nath Kovind.
(a) P C Meena
(b) Neera Khuntiya
(c) Rajiv Ranjan Prasad
(d) Vikram Singh
(e) N Swaninathan  



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