General Awareness Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017

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General Awareness Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017

Current Affairs and General Awareness Questions

Having enough of knowledge of Current Affairs as well as the banking industry is all that is important to perform well in the General Awareness Section of any banking exam. You should know what is happening around the globe. One section that can help you bagging graceful marks in these examinations is General Awareness, that comprises of numerous sections like Banking Awareness, Static GK, and Current Affairs. Here is the quiz on General Awareness that is being provided by Adda247 to help you ace graceful marks in the banking examinations.

Q1. India has excluded which of the following country from the list of SAARC member countries with which it will be connecting its state-of-the-art National Knowledge Network (NKN)?
(a) Bhutan
(b) Bangladesh
(c) Afghanistan
(d) Pakistan
(e) Nepal

Q2. The world's biggest cleanliness survey 'Swachh Sarvekshan Survey 2018' was launched in India by PM Narendra Modi. Name the city that had emerged as the cleanest city in the survey of 2017.
(a) Bhubaneswar
(b) Indore
(c) Vadodara
(d) Gandhinagar
(e) Bengaluru

Q3. Name the state that is hosting the third edition of the Science Film Festival of India in January 2018.
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Goa
(d) Uttarakhand
(e) Kerala

Q4. The country’s Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in higher education has registered an increase from 24.5% in 2015-16 to _____________ in 2016-17, according to the All India Higher Education Survey (AIHES).
(a) 27.2%
(b) 25.2%
(c) 30.2%
(d) 24.9%
(e) 26.5%

Q5. Bank of China has formally launched its operations in Pakistan with its first branch inaugurated in-
(a) Lahore
(b) Islamabad
(c) Peshawar
(d) Karachi
(e) Multan

Q6. Which Bank has announced the launch of its SmartUp Zone in Kochi, an exclusive area inside the branch dedicated for start-ups?
(a) HDFC Bank
(b) ICICI Bank
(c) Axis Bank
(d) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(e) State Bank of India

Q7. Bank of China is one of the 5 biggest state-owned commercial banks in China. Where is headquarters of Bank of China?
(a) Hangzhou
(b) Shenzhen
(c) Beijing
(d) Shanghai
(e) Tianjin

Q8. Who is the present Governor of Meghalaya?
(a) Jagdish Mukhi
(b) Satya Pal Malik
(c) Om Prakash Kohli
(d) Ganga Prasad
(e) Vajubhai Vala

Q9. The Reserve Bank of India has recently introduced Rs10 denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi (New) Series. The new denomination has the motif of ____________ on the reverse.
(a) Sun Temple, Konark
(b) Somnath temple, Gujarat
(c) Jagannath Temple, Puri
(d) Brihadeeswarar Temple, Thanjavur
(e) Lotus Temple, Delhi

Q10. According to the new data of the government’s Central Statistics Office (CSO), the Indian economy will expand by _____________ in 2017-18.
(a) 6.7%
(b) 6.9%
(c) 6.5%
(d) 7.1%
(e) 6.6%

Q11. The country’s Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in higher education has registered an increase from 2015-16 to 2016-17. Which of the following state has the highest GER in the country?
(a) Kerala
(b) Karnataka
(c) Goa
(d) Tamil Nadu
(e) West Bengal

Q12. On the banks of which river is the Jamshedpur, the steel city of India, situated?
(a) Tapti
(b) Narmada
(c) Subarnarekha
(d) Hooghly
(e) Ganga

Q13. Shivkasi in Tamil Nadu is famous for which industry?
(a) Glass
(b) Leather
(c) Diamond
(d) Fireworks
(e) Textile

Q14. In which city is the Indian Institute of Pulses Research located?
(a) Lucknow
(b) Nagpur
(c) Indore
(d) Kanpur
(e) Banglore

Q15. Which of the following state has signed the Host City Contract with the Indian Olympic Association (IOA) for hosting the 39th National Games in 2022?
(a) Assam
(b) Karnataka
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Meghalaya
(e) Kerala