General Awareness Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2016


Q1. Who has been elected as GSMA (Global System Mobile Association) Chairman for a two-year period from January 2017 through December 2018?
(a) Mukesh Ambaani
(b) Aditya Birla
(c) Ratan Tata
(d) Uday Kotak
(e) Sunil Mittal

Q2. Government has recognized Boxing Federation of India (BFI) as the National Sports Federation (NSF) for Boxing. The step will give a boost to the sport of boxing which suffered due to absence of an NSF in the discipline since 2012. Who is the present Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports?
(a) Dharmendra Pradhan
(b) Sarbananda Sonowal
(c) Jitendra Singh
(d) Vijay Goel
(e) Ajay Tamta
Q3. India and which country has agreed to double the range of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from 290 km to over 600 km?
(a) USA
(b) Singapore
(c) Russia
(d) Germany
(e) Japan
Q4. In which among the following cities technology giant Microsoft has launched its first full-scale Cyber security Engagement Center (CSEC)?
(a) Bengaluru
(b) New Delhi
(c) Kolkata
(d) Chennai
(e) Pune
Q5. The Europe’s top human rights award, the Sakharov prize, has been won by?
(a) Lamiya Aji Bashar 
(b) Nadia Murad Basee
(c) Malala Yousafzai 
(d) All of the above
(e) Only (a) and (b)
Q6. The National Ayurveda Day was recently observed on-
(a) 21 October 
(b) 27 October 
(c) 28 October
(d) 29 October 
(e) 31 October 
Q7. Meenakshi Amman Temple is a historic Hindu temple located on the southern bank of the Vaigai River in the temple city of?
(a) Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
(b) Puri, Odisha
(c) Madurai, Tamil Nadu
(d) Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
(e) Kolkata, West Bengal
Q8. World Sparrow Day is a day designated to raise awareness of the house sparrow and other common birds to urban environments celebrated on?
(a) 20th March
(b) 12th January
(c) 24th October
(d) 10th December
(e) 22nd March
Q9. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is an international financial institution that aims to support the building of infrastructure in Asia-Pacific region. Where is headquarter of AIIB?
(a) New Delhi, India
(b) Beijing, China
(c) Rome, Italy 
(d) Paris, France
(e) Other than the given options
Q10. Radha Mohan Singh is an Indian politician and a leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is the present Union Minister of?
(a) Finance Minister
(b) Home Minister
(c) Civil Aviation Minister
(d) Agriculture Minister
(e) Information and Broadcasting Minister
Q11. India has ranked very poorly at __________ in a new Global Youth Development Index compiled by the Commonwealth Secretariat on the countries’ prospects for young people in employment, education, health, civic and political spheres. 
(a) 56th
(b) 133rd
(c) 122nd
(d) 98th
(e) 101st

Q12. India’s first ‘Design Yatra’ has been conducted in which city between October 29-31, 2016 during which competitions, heritage walk, talks and interaction with students will be conducted?
(a) Kozhikode, Kerala
(b) Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
(c) Nagpur, Maharashtra
(d) Jaipur, Rajasthan
(e) Darbhanga, Bihar
Q13. The Academy Awards, or “Oscars”, is an annual American awards ceremony hosted by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to recognize excellence in which of the following field?
(a) Science
(b) Sports
(c) Education
(d) Film
(e) Leadership
Q14. REER is the weighted average of a country’s currency relative to an index or basket of other major currencies. REER stands for?
(a) Random Effective Exchange Rate
(b) Real Essential Exchange Rate
(c) Rise Effective Exchange Ratings
(d) Real Effective Effective Rest
(e) Real Effective Exchange Rate
Q15. The Netherlands, a country in northwestern Europe, is known for its flat landscape, canals, tulip fields, windmills and cycling routes. What is the capital of Netherlands?
(a) London
(b) Amsterdam
(c) Athens
(d) Canberra
(e) Other than the given options