General Awareness Questions for NIACL Mains 2017


Q1. To check the misuse of Jan Dhan accounts by black money hoarders, the RBI has restricted the withdrawal from such accounts to ________ per month.
(a) Rs 1,000
(b) Rs 2,000
(c) Rs 2,500
(d) Rs 5,000
(e) Rs 10,000

Q2. Who has won the World Chess Championship for the third consecutive time after defeating challenger Sergey Karjakin of Russia recently?
(a) Magnus Carlsen
(b) Viswanathan Anand
(c) Hikaru Nakamura
(d) Anatoly Karpov
(e) Other than the given options

Q3. Which of the following private banks has tied up with Spice Digital for cash management services through the bank’s e-collection facility?
(a) Axis Bank
(b) IDFC Bank
(c) Bandhan Bank
(d) Federal Bank
(e) ICICI Bank

Q4. India was hosted the two-day ‘Heart of Asia’ conference in which of the following cities?
(a) Hyderabad
(b) Chennai
(c) Amritsar
(d) New Delhi
(e) Mumbai

Q5. SAARC provides its charter, summit declaration, activities, events, and publication, for the socio-economic development of member countries. SAARC stand for?
(a) South Asian Assistant for Regional Cooperation 
(b) Summit Asian Association for Regional Cooperation 
(c) South African Association for Respective Cooperation 
(d) South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation 
(e) South Asian Association for Regional Co-operative

Q6. Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa whose diverse landscape encompasses the snow-capped Rwenzori Mountains and immense Lake Victoria. The capital city of Uganda is?
(a) Havana
(b) Kampala
(c) Berlin
(d) Mogadishu
(e) Other than the given options

Q7. Central Bank of India, a government-owned bank, is one of the oldest and largest commercial banks in India. What is tagline of Central Bank of India?
(a) The Name you can Bank Upon
(b) Tradition of trust
(c) Central To you since 1911
(d) Relationships beyond Banking 
(e) Together we Can

Q8. Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar has been appointed as Chief Justice of India (CJI). He is……..CJI of India?
(a) 44th
(b) 39th
(c) 43rd
(d) 45th
(e) Other than the given options

Q9. The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the merger of Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) with the SBI. The BMB is headquartered at-
(a) Mumbai
(b) Kolkata
(c) Chennai
(d) New Delhi
(e) Hyderabad

Q10. As announced by the govt. the economic growth of India for the second quarter (July-September 2016) of the current financial year was……….?
(a) 7.1%
(b) 7.2%
(c) 7.3%
(d) 7.5%
(e) 7.6%

Q11. The Supreme Court recently directed that cinema halls across the country must play which of the following before the screening of a film?
(a) National song
(b) National anthem
(c) PM’s Man Ki Bat
(d) Prayers of Mahatma Gandhi
(e) Other than the given options

Q12. Who is a Banking / Business Correspondent Agent (BCA)? 
(a) An authorized representative of a bank, who offer banking services where the bank doesn’t have a branch
(b) Any person who provides banking services in rural area 
(c) An authorized representative of a bank, who makes profit for banks, by making business 
(d) All of the above 
(e) Other than the given options

Q13. Which of the following is true regarding SHG? 
(a) A small voluntary group of poor people, generally from the same economic background, that promotes small savings among the members and makes a common fund to help themselves 
(b) Government / RBI has introduced several SHG – bank linkage program for Financial Inclusion 
(c) Full form of SHG is Self Help Group 
(d) All of the above
(e) Other than the given options

Q14. An IFSC or the Indian Financial System Code is a/an how much digit code in alpha-numeric format used by the Reserve Bank of India to identify all the Bank branches within the NEFT (National Electronic Funds Transfer) network uniquely?
(a) Nine
(b) Four
(c) Eight
(d) Fifteen
(e) Eleven

Q15. Which among the following Metro has completed one of the largest tunneling projects in the world recently?
(a) Tokyo Metro
(b) Delhi Metro
(c) New York Metro
(d) Lucknow Metro
(e) Other than the given options