General Awareness Questions for IBPS RRB Mains 2016


Q1. Russia’s state-controlled oil giant Rosneft and its partners took over Indian oil firm ________ recently in an all-cash deal valued at about $13 billion.
(a) Essar Oil
(b) Cairn India
(c) GE Oil & Gas
(d) Petronet LNG
(e) ONGC

Q2. Name the person, who has recipient the 44th Chaplin Award recently?
(a) Antonio Guterres 
(b) Robert De Niro
(c) Abdelilah Benkirane
(d) All of the above
(e) None of the above

Q3. India and __________ have agreed for close security coordination in border areas keeping in view the sensitivity of each other’s strategic interests recently. 
(a) China
(b) Sri Lanka
(c) Myanmar
(d) Singapore
(e) Bhutan

Q4. An International Conference on Voter Education organised by the Election Commission of began in New Delhi. Who is the present Chief Election Commissioner of India? 
(a) Kshatrapati Shivaji
(b) UK Sinha
(c) SY Quraishi
(d) Nasim Zaidi
(e) H K Bhanwala

Q5. Axis Bank Limited is the third largest private sector bank in India. Axis Bank’s stake holders include prominent national and international entities. What is the tagline of Axis Bank?
(a) Hum Hai Na, Khyal Apka
(b) We understand your world
(c) Badhti Ka naam Zindagi
(d) Smart Way to Bank
(e) Let’s Make Money Simple

Q6. Which prime minister mentioned the concept of ‘Rural Banks’ in Twenty-Point Programme announced on 1 July 1975?
(a) Morarji Desai 
(b) Jawahar Lal Nehru 
(c) Indira Gandhi 
(d) Lal Bahadur Shastri 
(e) Charan Singh

Q7. Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) was introduced by Govt. of India and inaugurated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2014. This day is being celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of country’s first home minister who was ……….. ?
(a) Rajendra Prasad
(b) Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Lalit Narayan Mishra
(d) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(e) Vallabhbhai Patel

Q8. Lebanon, officially the Lebanese Republic, is a sovereign state in Asia. It is bordered by Syria to the north and east, and Israel to the south. Where is the capital of Lebanon?
(a) Beirut
(b) Brussels
(c) Athens
(d) Lima
(e) None of the above

Q9. The World Bank has pledged how much US dollars aid to Bangladesh to tackle climate change?
(a) 07 billion USD
(b) 15 billion USD
(c) 20 billion USD
(d) 25 billion USD
(e) 02 billion USD

Q10. ___________ Express was presented the “Signum Virtutis”, the seal of Excellence, from the Seven Star Luxury Hospitality and Lifestyle Awards.
(a) Sampark Kranti 
(b) Duronto 
(c) Rajdhani
(d) Maharaja
(e) Shatabdi 

Q11. The Indian Navy has commissioned a highly maneuverable fast attack craft ___________, which will now be deployed along the eastern coast for patrolling. 
(a) INS Hanuman
(b) INS Shabdi
(c) INS Tihayu
(d) INS Arogya
(e) None of the above

Q12. A Credit Rating Agency also called as a ratings service is a company that assigns credit ratings, which rate a debtor’s ability to pay back debt by making timely interest payments and the likelihood of default. Which of the following is not a Credit Rating Agency in India?
(b) ICRA 
(c) CARE
(d) RBI
(e) None of the above

Q13. MICR is a technology which allows machines to read and process cheques enabling thousands of cheque transactions in a short time. MICR stands for?
(a) Magnetic Ink Character Recognition
(b) Magnetic Ink Character Revenue
(c) Magnetic Ink Character Resources
(d) Magnetic Ink Character Registration
(e) None of the above

Q14. Kuchipudi is an Indian classical dance originating in which of the following state?
(a) Kerala
(b) Bihar
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Andhra Pradesh

Q15. Ashwini Ponnappa is an elite Indian __________ player who represents the country at the international circuit in both the women’s and mixed doubles disciplines.
(a) Tennis
(b) Badminton
(c) Cricket
(d) Boxing
(e) None of the above