Frequently Asked questions of Static Awareness for Banking Exams : 12th March 2018

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Frequently Asked questions of Static Awareness for Banking Exams

It is necessary to have a fundamental knowledge of history, geography, political and economic theories associated with the events that are happening around us. Unless one keeps himself abreast of the historical background or the geographical location of events reported, they will convey little of the value of importance. The questions on Static Awareness are related to countries, events or any such stuff that has been in news for a while. Following is the Adda247 Quiz on Static Awareness with the questions that are asked very frequently in the banking Examinations.

Q1. Kenya is a country in East Africa with coastline on the Indian Ocean. The currency of Kenya is?
(a) Rund
(b) Taka
(c) Ruble
(d) Yen
(e) shilling

Q2. Lok Sabha is composed of representatives of the people chosen by direct election on the basis of the adult suffrage. The maximum strength of the House envisaged by the Constitution is?
(a) 543
(b) 552
(c) 540
(d) 402
(e) 452

Q3. Kathak is one of the eight forms of Indian classical dance. This dance form traces its origins to the nomadic bards of ancient northern India in which of the following state/UTs?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) New Delhi
(c) Haryana
(d) Rajasthan
(e) Chandigarh

Q4. The McMahon Line is a line agreed to by Britain and Tibet as part of the Simla Accord, a treaty signed in 1914. It is the effective boundary between which country?
(a) Pakistan and China
(b) India and Pakistan
(c) India and China
(d) Nepal and China
(e) India and Nepal

Q5. The Rock Garden also known as Nek Chand's Rock Garden after its founder Nek Chand, a government official who started the garden secretly in his spare time in 1957 located at?
(a) New Delhi
(b) Lucknow
(c) Lakshadweep
(d) Patna
(e) Chandigarh

Q6. Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) is an India-based bank and is one of the public sector banks in India. Where is the corporate office of OBC?
(a) Gurugram, Haryana
(b) Kolkata, West Bengal
(c) Pune, Maharashtra
(d) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
(e) Bengaluru, Karnataka

Q7. Who is the incumbent minister at Ministry of Science and Technology and Ministry of Earth Sciences in the BJP-led NDA government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
(a) Arun Jaitley
(b) Sushma Swaraj
(c) JP Nadda
(d) Dr. Harsh Vardhan
(e) Ravi Shankar Prasad

Q8. Laishram Sarita Devi is an Indian ________ from Manipur. She is a national champion and a former world champion in the lightweight class.
(a) Boxer
(b) Wrestler
(c) Footballer
(d) Cricketer
(e) Shooter

Q9. Bulgaria is a Balkan nation with diverse terrain encompassing Black Sea coastline, rivers, including the Danube, and a mountainous interior. Where is the capital of Bulgaria?
(a) Tashkent
(b) Sofia
(c) Havana
(d) Lima
(e) Phnom Penh

Q10. The Jagannath Temple of Puri is a sacred Hindu temple dedicated to Jagannath and located on the eastern coast of India, at Puri in the state of ____________.
(a) Bihar
(b) West Bengal
(c) Jharkhand
(d) Assam
(e) Odisha

Q11. Who developed the first working laser?  
(a) Sir Frank Whittle
(b) Fred Morrisson
(c) T.H. Maiman
(d) Dr. Charles H. Jones
(e) Arthur Schawlow

Q12. March 8th is observed as 
(a) World Environment day
(b) Heritage day
(c) International Women’s day
(d) Youth day
(e) AIDS day

Q13. Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan and Padma Shree are given on the eve of
(a) Republic Day
(b) Independence Day
(c) Gandhi Jayanti
(d) Pravasi Bhartiya Divas
(e) New year

Q14. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) came into existence with:
(a) Berlin Conference
(b) London Conference
(c) Brettonwoods Conference
(d) Rome Conference
(e) None of the above

Q15. Who invented the video-tape?  
(a) Richard James
(b) Charles Ginsberg
(c) P.T. Farnsworth
(d) Georges De Mestral
(e) Alex Maxey





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