General Awareness Questions for RBI Assistant Mains 2017

Q1. The European Union (EU) has signed a deal with Cuba on political dialogue and cooperation, with Cuba being the only Latin American country to lack such an agreement earlier. What is the currency of Cuba?
(a) Peso
(b) Rand
(c) Pound
(d) Euro
(e) Kyat

Q2. Which of the following organisation has signed an agreement with a consortium of six companies to deliver India’s first industry-built satellite by late 2017?
(b) RBI
(c) NASA
(d) ISRO
(e) DRDO

Q3. Name the Indian actress, who has been appointed as the UNICEF Global Goodwill Ambassador to promote child rights at the UNICEF 70th anniversary event?
(a) Sonam Kapoor
(b) Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
(c) Sonakshi Sinha
(d) Kareena Kapoor
(e) Priyanka Chopra

Q4. India has outshone Russia, France, Japan and Saudi Arabia in the defence budget and has become world’s fourth largest defence spender. Which among the following countries has largest defence spender in the world?
(a) Japan
(b) Australia
(c) USA
(d) China
(e) UK

Q5. On 2 October 2014, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Swachh Bharat Mission which aims to eradicate open defecation by _________, thus restructuring the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan.
(a) 2018
(b) 2022
(c) 2025
(d) 2030
(e) 2019

Q6. Who is Dmitry Anatolyevich Medvedev?
(a) President of Russia
(b) Prime Minister of Russia
(c) President of USA
(d) Prime Minister of UK
(e) None of the given options is true

Q7. World Population day is an annual event observed on which of the following day every year that seeks to raise awareness of global population issues. The event was established by the Governing Council of the United Nations Development Programme in 1989?
(a) July 01
(b) July 19
(c) July 30
(d) June 12
(e) July 11

Q8. NEER is the unadjusted weighted average value of a country’s currency relative to all major currencies being traded within an index or pool of currencies. The term NEER stands for-
(a) Nominal Effective Exchange Rate
(b) Nominal Effective Essential Rate
(c) Nominal Electronic Exchange Rate
(d) Nominal Effective Exchange Ratio
(e) None of the given options is true

Q9. Name the player, Who have won the 2016 ITF players of the year?
(a) Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova
(b) Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber
(c) Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer
(d) Novak Dokovic and Stan Wawrinka
(e) None of the given options is true

Q10. Who has been appointed as the New Industry Director of Facebook?
(a) Veena Mankar
(b) C B Bhave
(c) Rajendra Kumar
(d) Cyrus Mistry
(e) Pulkit Trivedi

Q11. Antonio Guterres, a former Portuguese Prime Minister, was sworn in as the ______ United Nation Secretary-General after succeeding Ban Ki-moon as the chief of the 71-year old world body. 
(a) 03rd
(b) 14th
(c) 22nd
(d) 09th
(e) 11st

Q12. Kerala’s Chief Minister __________ has inaugurated the third edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) at an inaugural event in Parade Ground, Fort Kochi.
(a) N Chandrababu Naidu
(b) K Chandrashekar Rao
(c) Pinarayi Vijayan
(d) Siddaramaiah
(e) O Panneerselvam

Q13. The Durand Tournament was started at Simla in the yr 1888 by Sir Henry Mortimer Durand, who was then the Foreign Secretary to Govt of India. Durand Cup related to which game?
(a) Cricket
(b) Tennis
(c) Football
(d) Chess
(e) Hockey

Q14. The 4,620MW Mundra Thermal Power Station is located in the Kutch district of which of the following state and is currently the second biggest operating thermal power plant in India?
(a) Gujarat
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Uttar Pradesh
(e) Tamil Nadu

Q15. Which among the following Indian Leader has been listed in the Global Thinkers of 2016 List compiled by the Foreign Policy magazine? 
(a) Narendra Modi
(b) Sushma Swaraj
(c) Arun Jaitley
(d) Suresh Prabhu
(e) Manohar Parrikar