GK-GA Questions Asked in IBPS RRB PO Mains 2017 Exam: 5th Nov

GK-GA Questions Asked in IBPS RRB PO Mains 2017 Exam

Dear Students,


Now that the IBPS RRB PO Mains exam is over, you all must be enthusiastically waiting for the Memory Based Questions.  So students, here are the most awaited Memory Based questions asked in IBPS RRB PO Mains- General Awareness Section entirely based on the pattern of questions asked this year. The important point to be noted here is that most of the questions asked in this section were from the GK Capsule that is provided by Bankersadda. So, one must not ignore the capsules as almost 90% of the total questions asked in most of the Banking Examinations are being asked from them.

Practicing with memory based questions will help in familiarizing you all with the pattern of the exam that will assist you to ascertain how much time they need to spend on an average in solving a particular question and avoid situations where the bottom falls out of all your strategies when you get stuck pondering over a single low-scoring question for too long and thereby overlooking other high-scoring questions. When you have a fair idea of all your strengths and weaknesses, you can surely bring the house down.

Q1. The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) is a coalition of non-government organizations in one hundred countries advocating for a strong and effective nuclear weapon ban treaty. Where is the headquarter of ICAN?
(a) Vienna, Austria
(b) Nairobi, Kenya
(c) Geneva, Switzerland
(d) New York, USA
(e) Washington DC, USA

Q2. The Ministry of Shipping has issued a notification renaming Kandla Port Trust as Deendayal Port Trust with effect from 25th of September, 2017. Kandla Port located in-
(a) Kerala
(b) Andhra Pradesh
(c) Odisha
(d) Gujarat
(e) Maharashtra

Q3. Who has won the Nobel Literature Prize 2017?
(a) Rainer Weiss
(b) Barry Barish
(c) Richard Thaler
(d) Bob Dylan
(e) Kazuo Ishiguro

Q4. The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) is an autonomous organisation under the Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Government of India. Where is the headquarter of ICAR?
(a) Lucknow
(b) New Delhi
(c) Pune
(d) Chennai
(e) Mumbai

Q5. Orang National Park is also known as Rajiv Gandhi National park, located in-?
(a) Assam
(b) Tripura 
(c) Meghalaya
(d) Arunachal Pradesh
(e) Sikkim

Q6. Unified Payments Interface (UPI) is a system that powers multiple bank accounts into a single mobile application (of any participating bank), merging several banking features, seamless fund routing & merchant payments into one hood. Which of the following is not correct about UPI?
(a) Account details of the recipient
(b) Utility Bill Payments, Over the Counter Payments, Barcode (Scan and Pay) based payments.
(c) Merchant Payment with Single Application or In-App Payments.
(d) The best answer to Cash on Delivery hassle, running to an ATM or rendering exact amount.
(e) Immediate money transfer through mobile device round the clock 24*7 and 365 days.

Q7. The IBBI was established on October 1, 2016, in accordance with the provisions of the ‘Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016’. It was constituted as a Technical Committee under the IBBI regulations 2017. IBBI come under which act-?
(a) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1949 
(b) Companies Act, 1956
(c) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
(d) The Indian Societies Registration Act, 1860 
(e) Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992

Q8. Every Year 14th November is celebrated as-
(a) National Parents as Teachers Day
(b) World Tsunami Awareness Day
(c) World Diabetes Day
(d) Computer Security Day 
(e) National Unity Day

Q9. Name the bank, which has acquired by HDFC Bank? 
(a) Bharatiya Mahila Bank
(b) IDFC Bank
(c) ING Vysya Bank 
(d) Centurion Bank of Punjab
(e) Bank of Rajasthan

Q10. The small finance bank shall be registered as a public limited company under the Companies Act, 2013. The minimum paid-up equity capital for small finance banks shall be?
(a) Rs. 500 crore
(b) Rs. 400 crore
(c) Rs. 300 crore
(d) Rs. 200 crore
(e) Rs. 100 crore

Q11. The 2018 BRICS summit is next to the 10th annual BRICS summit, an international relations conference attended by the heads of state or heads of government of the five member states Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. The summit will be held in-
(a) Beijing, China
(b) Moscow, Russia
(c) New Delhi, India
(d) Johannesburg, South Africa
(e) Brasilia, Brazil

Q12. The promoter's minimum initial contribution to the paid-up equity capital of such small finance bank shall at least be _______ percent. 
(a) 40 percent
(b) 25 percent
(c) 10 percent
(d) 75 percent
(e) 51 percent

Q13. Currency is also printed by Reserve Bank of India. It has two printing presses which are owned by Bhartiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited. These printing presses located in Mysore and another is-
(a) Nasik
(b) Dewas
(c) Salboni
(d) Noida
(e) Hyderabad

Q14. The Reserve Bank recognized the need for an explicit policy on banking structure in India keeping in view the recommendations of the Committee on ______________ for Licensing of Small Finance Banks in the Private Sector under the Chairmanship of M Narasimham. 
(a) Liquidity Sector Reforms 
(b) Recession Sector Reforms 
(c) Economy Sector Reforms 
(d) Financial Sector Reforms 
(e) Banking Sector Reforms

Q15. MUDRA has been set up for ‘funding the unfunded’ microenterprises in the country. What is the meaning of "M" in MUDRA?
(a) Maximum
(b) Micro
(c) Mini
(d) Multi
(e) Management

Q16. The PCA is triggered when banks breach certain regulatory requirements like minimum capital, return on asset and quantum of non-performing assets. What is the meaning of "P" in PCA?
(a) Prompt
(b) Pricing
(c) Product
(d) Piece
(e) Produce

Q17. RIDF is maintained by the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). RIDF was set up by the Government in 1995-96 for financing ongoing ____________ projects.
(a) Road projects
(b) Infrastructure projects
(c) Electricity projects
(d) Food projects
(e) Health Projects

Q18. SHG is a small voluntary association of poor people, preferably from the same socio-economic background. What is the meaning of "G" in SHG?
(a) Grant
(b) Gear
(c) Groups
(d) General
(e) Grade

Q19. Vijayawada is a city in the Andhra Pradesh Region, on the banks of which River?
(a) Vaigai
(b) Kaveri
(c) Tungabhadra 
(d) Krishna
(e) Godavari

Q20. Caracas is a commercial and cultural centre located in a northern mountain valley. Caracas is the capital city of which of the following country?
(a) Syria
(b) South Sudan
(c) Kenya
(d) Chile
(e) Venezuela

Q21. Prakash Javadekar is the incumbent Union Minister of Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. He is representative of which state?
(a) Maharashtra
(b) Gujarat
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Rajasthan
(e) Telangana

Q22. The Tungabhadra Dam is constructed across the Tungabhadra River, a tributary of the Tungabhadra River. The dam is near the town of Hospet in-
(a) Odisha
(b) Assam
(c) Himachal Pradesh
(d) Karnataka
(e) Gujarat

Q23. 26-year-old, Pooja Kadian has created history as she bagged India's first ever gold medal at World Championships. She is an Indian _________ player.
(a) Wushu player
(b) Boxing player
(c) Weightlifting player
(d) Archery player
(e) Table Tennis player

Q24. Cheque truncation is the conversion of a physical cheque into a substitute electronic form for transmission to the paying bank. Cheque truncation and electronic cheque come under which act?
(a) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
(b) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
(c) Companies Act, 2013 
(d) Societies Registration Act, 1860
(e) Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

Q25. Hidayatullah National Law University is an autonomous law university in-
(a) Patna, Bihar
(b) New Raipur, Chhattisgarh
(c) Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
(d) Kolkata, West Bengal
(e) New Delhi

Q26. Gorumara national park located in Western Dooars between Murti and Neora river and is a common tourist destination. Gorumara national park located in which state-
(a) West Bengal
(b) Odisha
(c) Bihar
(d) Jharkhand
(e) West Bengal

Q27. Banwarilal Purohit is present governor of which state?
(a) Meghalaya
(b) Tamil Nadu
(c) Bihar
(d) Assam
(e) Arunachal Pradesh

Q28. Name the Bank, which has launched India's first payments bank?
(a) Fino Payments Bank Ltd
(b) Paytm Payments Bank
(c) Airtel Payments Bank Ltd
(d) India Post Payments Bank
(e) Reliance Industries

Q29. Exercise Yudh Abhyas is one of the largest joint running military training and defence corporation endeavours between India and --------.
(a) Malaysia
(b) Russia
(c) Sri Lanka
(d) USA
(e) Japan

Q30. Kundan Shah was passed away recently. He was?
(a) scientist and politician
(b) philosopher and geographer 
(c) dancer and cameraman
(d) singer and producer
(e) director and writer

Q31. The Banking Codes and Standards Board of India (BCSBI) is an independent and autonomous institution to monitor and ensure that the Banking Codes and Standards adopted by the banks are adhered to in true spirit while delivering their services. BCSBI was registered as a society under the-
(a) Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
(b) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
(c) Societies Registration Act, 1860
(d) Companies Act, 2013 
(e) Banking Regulation Act, 1949

Q32. Which Bank is the first to offer a fully digital and paperless banking system in India?
(a) Airtel Payments Bank 
(b) State Bank of India
(c) Yes Bank
(d) Canara Bank
(e) ICICI Bank

Q33. The Indian Museum is the largest and oldest museum in India and has rare collections of antiques, armour and ornaments, fossils, skeletons, mummies, and Mughal paintings. It was located in-
(a) Hyderabad
(b) Lucknow
(c) New Delhi
(d) Patna
(e) Kolkata

Q34. Reliance Stadium or Indian Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd Sports Complex Ground also known as the IPCL Ground is located in-
(a) Ranchi, Jharkhand
(b) Vadodara, Gujarat
(c) Mumbai, Maharashtra
(d) Kochin, Kerala
(e) Bengaluru, Karnataka

Q35.  ______________ is "the risk of a change in value caused by the fact that actual losses, incurred for inadequate or failed internal processes, people and systems, or from external events, differ from the expected losses".
(a) Credit Risk
(b) Liquidity Risk
(c) Economy Risk
(d) Operational Risk
(e) Market Risk

Q36. What is the purpose behind cross selling by Bank?
(a) Marketing
(b) Liquidity in Market
(c) Fee Received
(d) Control Inflation
(e) International Business

Q37. Vice President Hamid Ansari has released a book titled "The People's President". This book was written by S M Khan, a senior Indian Information Service (IIS) officer. This book is based on-
(a) Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan
(b) Dr Rajendra Prasad
(c) KR Narayanan
(d) Pranab Mukherjee
(e) APJ Abdul Kalam

Q38. Central Coalfields Limited (CCL) is a subsidiary of Coal India Limited, an undertaking of the Government of India. Where is headquarter of CCL?
(a) Hyderabad
(b) Ranchi
(c) Kolkata
(d) Patna
(e) New Delhi

Q39. The Institute for Development & Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) is a unique institution exclusively focused on Banking Technology. Established by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in 1996, the Institution works at the intersection of-
(a) Online e-commerce
(b) Criminal Cases
(c) Fund and Liquidity
(d) Banking and Technology
(e) Fraud and Finance

Q40. Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana (PMSBY) is one of three social security schemes that the government had announced in the 2015 Budget. What is PMSBY?
(a) An accident insurance scheme
(b) Life insurance scheme
(c) Health insurance scheme
(d) Future money insurance scheme
(e) Motor vehicles insurance scheme


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