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. The Union Cabinet has recently approved the signing of an Agreement between India and Armenia on cooperation and mutual assistance in customs matters. What is the capital of Armenia?
(a) Baku
(b) Tbilisi
(c) Tehran
(d) Yerevan
(e) Riyadh

Q2. India has appointed _____________ as the next high commissioner to Pakistan. 
(a) Sandeep Jajodia
(b) Ajay Bisaria
(c) Venugopal Rao
(d) Sanjeev Srivastava
(e) Gautam Bambawale

Q3. Chairman of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) Mukesh Ambani recently became Asia’s richest person with a total wealth of $42.1 billion, according to Forbes’ real time billionaire’s list. He has replaced ___________________.
(a) Azim Premji
(b) Jack Maa
(c) Hui Ka Yan
(d) Li Ka-shing
(e) Lei Jun

Q4. The ninth edition of CMS Vatavaran, an international film festival on environment and wildlife, has begun recently in ________________.
(a) New Delhi
(b) Bengaluru
(c) Chennai
(d) Pune
(e) Mumbai

Q5. According to Fourth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2017-18, the decision of the MPC is consistent with a neutral stance of monetary policy in consonance with the objective of achieving the medium-term target for consumer price index (CPI) inflation of ________ within a band of +/- 2 per cent, while supporting growth. 
(a) 3 percent
(b) 4 percent
(c) 5 percent
(d) 6 percent
(e) 7 percent

Q6. The projection of real GVA growth for 2017-18 has been revised down to _________ from the August 2017 projection of 7.3 per cent by RBI in fourth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2017-18.
(a) 6.7 percent
(b) 6.8 percent
(c) 6.9 percent
(d) 6.5 percent
(e) 6.6 percent

Q7. Who is head of MPC related to Banking of Financial term?
(a) Governor of RBI
(b) Deputy- Governor of RBI
(c) Union Finance Minister
(d) Chairman, NITI Aayog
(e) Revenue Secretary of GST 

Q8. The Ministry of Finance increased the maximum age of joining the National Pension System (NPS) from the existing 60 years to ___________ under NPS - Private Sector.
(a) 62 years
(b) 63 years
(c) 64 years
(d) 65 years
(e) 66 years

Q9. The 210-metre-high statue of which of the following leader/warrior has received environmental clearance, making it the world’s tallest statue, once built?
(a) Maharana Sanga
(b) Sardar VAllabhbhai Patel
(c) Rana Pratap
(d) Mahatma Gandhi
(e) Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

Q10. A 45 member contingent of the Indian Air Force had left for Israel to participate in exercise named _____________.
(a) Shakti-VI
(b) Blue Flag-17
(c) Indisr-17
(d) Ind-Rael V
(e) Rang-Shakti-17

Q11. By what percent, country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) slashed benchmark lending rate across maturities?
(a) 0.10%
(b) 0.04%
(c) 0.05%
(d) 0.07%
(e) 0.09%

Q12. ‘World AIDS Day’ is observed on- 
(a) 01st January 
(b) 01st April 
(c) 01st September 
(d) 01st December
(e) 01st November

Q13. The General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) was replaced by-
(a) North American Free Trade Association
(b) South Asian Free Trade
(c) World Trade Organisation
(d) Free Trade Organisation
(e) None of the given options is true

Q14. The leaning temple of Huma is dedicated to which Hindu God?
(a) Shiva
(b) Rama
(c) Krishna 
(d) Hanuman
(e) Durga

Q15. Name the state that is safest for girls, according to a newly-formed Gender Vulnerability Index (GVI) by NGO Plan India.
(a) Kerala
(b) Mizoram
(c) Goa
(d) Assam
(e) Maharashtra



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