General Awareness for SBI PO Mains: 22nd July 2018
Q2. The Third Home Affairs’ Dialogue between India and U.K. was held recently in ______________.
(b) New Delhi
Q3. As many as 26 countries, including India, has participated in June 2018 in the world’s largest international maritime biennial exercise, named ___________.
(e) None of the given options is true
Q4. The joint military exercise SURYA KIRAN between India and Nepal has begun at Pithoragarh in Uttarakhand. This is the __________ edition of this exercise.
Q5. NIBM is an Indian institution for research, training and consultancy in banking and finance. What is the meaning of “B” in NIBM?
Q6. IDRBT is a unique institution exclusively focused on Banking Technology. What is the meaning of “D” in IDRBT?
Q7. NABARD stands for-
(a) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Derivative
(b) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural District
(c) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
(d) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Division
(e) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Department
Q8. India has released 33.10 Crore rupees to Nepal towards the cost of two road packages of Birgunj-Thori Road being implemented under which of the following projects in Nepal with Government of India’s grant assistance?
(a) Postal Highway Projects
(b) International Highways Development Project
(c) Bharatmala Project
(d) Golden Quadrilateral Project
(e) Project Sadak Sahayata
Q9. Yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali launched a new swadeshi messaging application called ________ to compete with WhatsApp.
Q10. In May 2018, India’s biggest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has revised its interest higher on retail fixed deposits or FDs below ____________.
(a) Rs. 50 lakh
(b) Rs. 75 lakh
(c) Rs. 1 crore
(d) Rs. 1.25 crore
(e) Rs. 1.50 crore
Q11. Name the Indian botanist who has received the prestigious Linnean Medal in Botany from the Linnean Society of London and has become the first Indian to win the award.
(a) K. S. Manilal
(b) G. S. Venkataraman
(c) Janaki Ammal
(d) Birbal Sahni
(e) Kamaljit S. Bawa
Q12. Who is the governor of Jammu and Kashmir?
(a) V.P. Singh Badnore
(b) Lt. General (Retd.) Nirbhay Sharma
(c) Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao
(d) N. N. Vohra
(e) Vajubhai Vala
Q13. Who is current Union Health and Family Welfare Minister in Narendra Modi government?
(b) Kalraj Mishra
(c) Jagat Prakash Nadda
(d) Ravi Shankar Prasad
(e) Ramvilas Paswan
Q14. Capital of Canada is-
Q15. What is the theme of World No Tobacco Day 2018?
(a) Tobacco – a threat to development
(b) Get Ready for Plain Packaging
(c) Tobacco use and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption
(d) Tobacco and heart disease
(e) Raise taxes on tobacco