General Awareness Questions for Syndicate Bank PO 2017


Q1. India has successfully test-fired its home-grown long range intercontinental ______________ nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-IV from the Abdul Kalam Wheeler Island off Odisha coast.
(a) surface-to-surface
(b) air-to-air
(c) surface-to-air
(d) ballistic missile
(e) None of the given options is true

Q2. India’s largest LNG importer Petronet has signed an agreement to set up a $950 million liquefied natural gas import project in which country?
(a) Bangladesh
(b) China
(c) Bhutan
(d) Sri Lanka
(e) Russia

Q3. Under a scheme for pregnant women, the would-be mothers will get how much amount for their delivery, vaccination, and nutritious meals directly in their accounts?
(a) Rs 2,000
(b) Rs 6,000
(c) Rs 12,000
(d) Rs 8,000
(e) Rs 4,000

Q4. The Finance Ministry has granted approval to 12 proposals of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) to raise a sum of Rs 2,914.038 crore through preferential allotment recently. Who is the present Union Finance Minister of India? 
(a) Ravi Shankar Prasad
(b) Rajnath Singh
(c) Arun Jaitley
(d) Sushma Swaraj
(e) Nitin Gadkari

Q5. 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

Q6. 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

Q7. Every bank branch is given a unique MICR code and this helps the RBI to identify the bank branch and speed up the clearing process. The MICR code has a/an how many digits?
(a) One
(b) Eleven
(c) Seven
(d) Nine
(e) None of the given options is true

Q8. 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 countries?
(a) Pakistan and China
(b) India and Pakistan
(c) India and China
(d) Nepal and China
(e) India and Nepal

Q9. The government has announced to pay interest for ______ on loans taken by farmers for rabi season from district cooperative banks and primary societies.
(a) 30 days
(b) 100 days
(c) 90 days
(d) 60 days
(e) 120 days

Q10. State-run National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) Chairman and Managing Director has been conferred the ‘Power & Energy Persona’s Award for Individual Excellence’ at the 10th ENERTIA Awards 2016. Who is present Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of NHPC?
(a) Anupam Srivastava
(b) BC Tripathi 
(c) Gurdeep Singh 
(d) Atul Sobti
(e) KM Singh

Q11. ECS Credit can be used to pay interest, dividends, to name a couple. Besides being used for other transactions, ECS Stands for?
(a) Electronic Coring Service
(b) Electronic Clearing System
(c) Electronic Clearing Service
(d) Essential Clearing Service
(e) None of the given options is true

Q12. The Rock Garden also is 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

Q13. The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF) is a United Nations program headquartered in-
(a) Paris, France
(b) New York, USA
(c) Nairobi, Kenya
(d) Zurich, Switzerland 
(e) Brussels, Belgium 

Q14. The Duleep Trophy is a domestic first-class competition played in India between teams representing geographical zones of India. Duleep Trophy is related to which of the following game?
(a) Football
(b) Tennis
(c) Badminton
(d) Cricket
(e) Golf

Q15. What is the full form of IIP?
(a) Investment in Industrial Production
(b) Index of Industrial Production
(c) Investment Index Product
(d) Indian Investment Price
(e) None of the given options is true