General Awareness Questions for SBI PO

Dear Readers,
As we all know SBI PO is here and we are ready with the 80 days plan in which we provide you daily quizzes on new pattern questions with different topics that will help you to go through this exam.
So, here we are with the General Awareness Questions which will help you in SBI PO mains.

Q1. In which among the following state Sadguru Sri Thyagaraja Aradhana festival has been observed every year?
(a) Kerala
(b) Maharashtra
(c) West Bengal
(d) Madhya Pradesh 
(e) Tamil Nadu

Q2. Name the Corporation, which has declared as the first Elderly-Friendly Corporation in Kerala?
(a) Kozhikode Corporation
(b) Kannur Corporation
(c) Alappuzha Corporation
(d) Kochi Corporation
(e) None of the given options is true

Q3. Name the person, who known for his movie “Limit to Freedom” has won a National award in 1996 under the category of best investigative film, has passed away recently?
(a) Yashpal Singh
(b) Mohan Mishra
(c) Deepak Roy
(d) Aruna Devi
(e) Pawan Kumar

Q4. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has cut India’s economic growth rate forecast for 2016-17 to-
(a) 7.1 per cent
(b) 6.6 per cent
(c) 7.6 per cent
(d) 6.9 per cent
(e) 7.3 per cent

Q5. Stock exchange securities do not include?
(a) Debentures certificates  
(b) Small debentures issued by port trusts
(c) Government promissory notes
(d) Reverse Repo Rate
(e) None of the given options is true

Q6. The Definition of ‘Banking’ is given in-
(a) Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881 
(b) RBI Act, 1934 
(c) The Banking Regulation Act, 1949
(d) Contract Act 
(e) None of the given options is true

Q7. The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a political and economic organisation of ten member countries. Where is headquarter of ASEAN?
(a) Bangkok, Thailand
(b) Phnom Penh, Cambodia
(c) Naypyidaw, Myanmar
(d) Jakarta, Indonesia
(e) Hanoi, Vietnam

Q8. WMAs are temporary advances extended by RBI to the govt, to bridge the interval between expenditure and receipts. WMAs stand for?
(a) Ways and Means allowance
(b) Ways and Means Advances
(c) Wages and Means allowance
(d) Weather and Management Advance
(e) None of the given options is true

Q9.  ________ was India’s warmest year ever since the documenting of meteorological records began in 1901.
(a) 1991
(b) 1965
(c) 1998
(d) 2016
(e) 2013

Q10. Which country has sold two naval ships to Pakistan to protect the strategic Gwadar port and trade routes under the USD 46 billion?
(a) USA
(b) Japan
(c) Israel
(d) Russia
(e) China

Q11. How much currency notes were printed in December 2016 in Mysuru which employees 650 workers who work for 12 hours in two shifts?
(a) 5000 million currency notes
(b) 2030 million currency notes
(c) 1000 million currency notes
(d) 1350 million currency notes
(e) None of the given options is true

Q12. SEBI has tightened the norms associated to Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) of Indian companies. The public shareholding of the resultant entity created by the merger of an unlisted and a listed company has to be more than………? 
(a) 50 percent
(b) 02 percent
(c) 25 percent
(d) 15 percent
(e) None of the given options is true

Q13. Appellate Tribunal for recovery of debts due to banks and financial institutions has set up in _____?
(a) 1990
(b) 1970
(c) 2000
(d) 1994
(e) 2010

Q14. IDBI Bank is an Indian government-owned financial service company, formerly known as Industrial Development Bank of India, headquartered in?
(a) Kolkata
(b) New Delhi
(c) Bengaluru
(d) Chennai
(e) Mumbai

Q15. Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga is one of the most famous Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingams, which are supposed to be the most sacred abodes of Lord Shiva in which of the following state?
(a) Himachal Pradesh
(b) Arunachal Pradesh
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Uttar Pradesh
(e) Andhra Pradesh


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