General Awareness Questions for SBI PO

Dear Readers,
As we all know SBI PO is here and we are ready with the 80 days plan in which we provide you daily quizzes on new pattern questions with different topics that will help you to go through this exam.
So, here we are with the General Awareness Questions which will help you in SBI PO mains.

Q1. The US fast-food giant McDonald announced to sell its businesses in which country recently for $2.08 bn to Citic and the Carlyle Group?
(a) India
(b) China
(c) Indonesia
(d) Malaysia
(e) Iran

Q2. Former wrestler and Coach Mahavir Singh Phogat made his way to the launch of his authorised biography _____________ in Chandigarh.
(a) Akhada
(b) Dangal
(c) Kushti
(d) Muscle
(e) None of the given options is true

Q3. The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) has decided that the World Cup will be expanded to host 48 teams, up from 32. Where is the headquartered of FIFA?
(a) Vienna, Austria
(b) Paris, France
(c) Nairobi, Kenya
(d) New York, USA
(e) Zurich, Switzerland

Q4. Which among the following countries has called for partnership between India, Pakistan and Afghanistan on counter-terrorism operations recently?
(a) China
(b) Canada
(c) UAE
(d) USA
(e) France

Q5. Many times we see in newspapers that some projects are launched by the government authorities on ‘PPP’ basis. What is the full form of ‘PPP’?
(a) Preferential Payment Plan 
(b) Public-Private Partnership
(c) Partial Payment Project 
(d) Popular Private Project 
(e) None of the given options is true

Q6. The government of India recently decided to allow Currency Futures in India. In addition to Ministry of Finance which is/are the other organisation(s) who permission/approval is needed for such operations in India?
I. International Monetary Fund (IMF)
II. Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
III. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
(a) Only I
(b) Only II
(c) Only III
(d) Only II and III
(e) None of the given options is true

Q7. The cabinet in its meeting on 15th June 2016 approved the merger of 5 banks. Which among the following is not included –?
(a) State Banks of Bikaner & Jaipur
(b) Bhartiya Mahila Bank (BMB)
(c) State Bank of Indore
(d) State Bank of Mysore
(e) State Bank of Patiala

Q8. Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development is the prestigious award accorded annually by India to individuals or organizations in recognition of creative efforts toward promoting…
(a) International Stability
(b) International Peace
(c) International relations
(d) United Nation Childrens education Fund
(e) Global Prevention of crimes

Q9. To promote ease of ticketing through digital transactions, railway minister ____________________ has released the new passenger mobile application named ‘IRCTC Rail Connect app’. 
(a) Sushma Swaraj
(b) Rajnath Singh
(c) Suresh Prabhu
(d) Ram Vilas Paswan
(e) Arun Jaitley

Q10. Gymnast Yana Kudryavtseva has retired from competition aged just 19, Kudryavtseva won 13 world championships from 2013 to 2015. She belongs to which country?
(a) China
(b) Brazil
(c) Australia
(d) Germany
(e) Russia

Q11. Which among the following countries has successfully sent three satellites into space in its first commercial mission using an updated version of the low-cost Kuaizhou-1A rocket, amidst the Communist giant’s determined bid to expand its ambitious space programme-?
(a) UAE
(b) Austria
(c) South Korea
(d) China
(e) Japan

Q12. Who has been appointed as the new director of West Indies cricket team? 
(a) Richie Richardson
(b) Carl Hooper
(c) Jimmy Adams
(d) Sanath Jayasuriya
(e) None of the given options is true

Q13. World Economic Forum’s headquarter is located at…………?
(a) Netherlands
(b) Switzerland
(c) Greece
(d) France
(e) Berlin

Q14. Expand the term NECS………………?
(a) National Electronic Clearing Service
(b) National Exchange Clearing Service
(c) National Earth Center of Scientific Studies
(d) National Education Central Service
(e) National Employment Care Service

Q15. Which day has been declared as ‘Rashtriya Balika Diwas’ (National Girl Day) by the Ministry of Woman and Children Development?
(a) April 20, every year
(b) July 11, every year
(c) October 9, every year
(d) December 27, every year
(e) January 24, every year



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