General Awareness Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2016


Q1. Which among the following country has lifted the 1st BRICS U-17 Football Tournament 2016 held at Goa after defeating the South Africa in the title clash with 5-1?
(a) Brazil
(b) India
(c) Russia
(d) China
(e) Bangladesh

Q2. Name the Indian scientist, who has been awarded the prestigious IAFP Young scientist scholarship award for his research work on “development of novel oxygen absorbing package in the field of active packaging for oxygen sensitive food products.
(a) Ashoke Sen
(b) Kirtiraj Kundlik Gaikwad
(c) Anil Kakodkar
(d) Venkatraman Ramakrishnan
(e) CNR Rao

Q3. Which company named as India’s most valuable company according to BSE Data on the basis of market capitalization?
(a) TCS
(b) Infosys
(c) ONGC
(d) IOC
(e) RIL

Q4. Which among the following country is the safest place in the world by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on ‘Safety and Security? 
(a) Norway
(b) Sweden
(c) Qatar
(d) Finland
(e) UAE 

Q5. India and ___________ formally inked the agreement for five S-400 Triumf air defence systems and four stealth frigates and a joint venture to manufacture Kamov-226T helicopters in India.
(a) Brazil
(b) South Africa
(c) China
(d) Singapore
(e) Russia

Q6. Who has clinched the men’s singles Badminton title at the Chinese Taipei Open after defeating Malaysia’s Daren Liew in the summit clash of the USD 55,000 Grand Prix tournament?
(a) Jwala Gutta
(b) Saina Nehwal
(c) PV Sindhu
(d) Ajay Jayaram
(e) Sourabh Verma

Q7. Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency Bank (or MUDRA Bank) is a public sector financial institution in India. It provides loans at low rates to micro-finance institutions and non-banking financial institutions which provide credit to MSMEs. It was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 8 April 2015. Where is the Headquarter of MUDRA Bank?
(a) Mumbai
(b) Hyderabad
(c) Bangalore
(d) New Delhi
(e) Chennai

Q8. United Bank of India (UBI) is one of the 14 major banks which were nationalized on July 19, 1969. Its predecessor  United Bank of India Ltd., was formed in 1950 with the amalgamation of four banks viz. Comilla Banking Corporation Ltd. (1914), Bengal Central Bank Ltd. (1918), Comilla Union Bank Ltd. (1922) and Hooghly Bank Ltd. (1932).  What is the tagline of UBI?
(a) The name you can bank upon
(b) The bank that begins with ‘U’
(c) Together with us
(d) Tradition of trust
(e) Ham hai naa, khayal apka

Q9. Name the Eminent writer, who has been selected for the Mathrubhumi Literary Award in recognition of his contribution to the field of literature?
(a) Ruskin Bond
(b) Preeti Shenoy
(c) Nayantara Sahgal
(d) Shashi Deshpande
(e) C Radhakrishnan

Q10. Indian state Manipur is sometimes called as Kangleipak or Sanaleibak. Manipur is bounded by Nagaland to the north, Mizoram to the south, and Assam to the west; Burma lies to its east. Meetei, Kuki, Naga, and Pangal people live here who speak Sino-Tibetan languages. Where is the capital of Manipur?
(a) Imphal
(b) Aizwal
(c) Shillong
(d) Guwahati
(e) Kohima

Q11. India’s ranked _________ as the least safe countries in the world by the World Economic Forum (WEF) on ‘Safety and Security.
(a) 19th
(b) 13th
(c) 23th
(d) 43th
(e) 05th

Q12. The mines ministry has came out with MSS, a pan-India surveillance network using latest satellite technology, to check illegal mining. What does MSS stands for?
(a) Mining Surveillance System
(b) Management Surveillance System
(c) Minimun systematic System
(d) Mining Surveillance Service
(e) Mining systematic System

Q13. Name the Jamaican athlete, who has confirmed that he is going to retire after the 2017 World Championships in London, UK.
(a) Usain Bolt
(b) Asafa Powell
(c) Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce
(d) Yohan Blake
(e) Nesta Carter

Q14. World Food Day is celebrated every year around the world on 16 October. What is the theme for World Food Day 2016?
(a) Represents a Time for People to Take Action 
(b) Climate is changing. Food and agriculture must too
(c) Social Protection and Agriculture: Breaking the Cycle of Rural Poverty
(d) One of the Biggest Issues Related to Climate Change is Food Security
(e) Other than the given options

Q15. Himachal Pradesh is a state in North India. It is bordered by Jammu and Kashmir on the north, Punjab on the west, Haryana on the south-west, Uttarakhand on the south-east and by the Tibet Autonomous Region on the east. Who is the incumbent (27th) Governor of Himachal Pradesh?
(a) Dr. Senayangba Chubatoshi Jamir
(b) Nirbhay Sharma
(c) Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa
(d) Shriniwas Patil 
(e) Acharya Dev Vrat

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