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IBPS General Awareness Questions With Answers PDF – IBPS Bank Exams 2017-18




1. who among the following is NOT a prime minister of a country at present?

a)Juha Petri Sipila
b)Mark Rutte
c)Bill English
d)Malcolm Turnbull
e)Moon Jae-In.

2. which of the following is the first building in India to acquire intellectual property rights protection for its architectural design recently?
a) Taj  Mahal Palace Hotel (Mumbai)
b) Lotus Temple (NewDelhi)
c) Antilia (Mumbai)
d) Akshardham temple (Delhi)
e) Victoria Tour (Mumbai)

3. The Malabar exercise was started in 1992 between India and US. which of the following countries became the permanent member of exercise in 2015?
a) South Korea
b)Australia  )new
c) New Zealand
d) Canada
e) Japan

4. According to data furnished by RBI, the CAD for the period 2016-17 narowed to 0.7 percent of GDP. India’s trade deficit during the same period narrowed to 
a)USD 102.4 bn
b)USD 108.6 bn
c)USD 110.3 bn
d)USD 112.4 bn
e)USD 130.1 bn

5. As suggested by an internal panel of the RBI, the accounts with outstanding of more than what amount (of which at least 60% was classified as NPA by banks as of 31 March 2016) can be referred for bankruptcy proceedings?a)Rs.500 cr
b)Rs.1000 cr
c)Rs.1500 cr
d)Rs.2000 cr
e)Rs.5000

6. The Ramamani lyengar memorial yoga institute has been selected as the first recipient of the pm’s award for outstanding contribution to promotion and development of yoga. The institute is based  in
a)Mumbai
b) Chandigarh
c) Pune
d) Ahmedabad
e) Jaipur

7. The UNICEF recently(on the world refugee day 20 June) announced the appointment of Muzoon Almellahan as its goodwill ambassador. she is a 19-year-old education activist and a refugee from  
a) Syria
b)Libya
c)Yemen
d)Afghanistan
e)Nigeria

8. India has re-nominated justice Dalveer Bhandari as its candidate for another term as judge at the international court of justice(ICJ), the principal judicial organ of the UN. The ICJ is headquartered in 
a) Geneva
b)Paris
c)London
d)Hague
e)Basel

9. In a move to encourage banks to lend more for housing, the reserve bank of India recently (June 2017) reduced the risk weightage on home loans above Rs.75lakh from  75% to _________
a)30%
b)65%
c)40%
d)55%
 e)50%

10. Vijaya bank has bagged nine Skoch awards in categories like”best bank in public sector”,”best bank for NPA management-organisation category”, etc. the bank is headquartered in             a)New Delhi
b) Mumbai
c) Bengaluru
d) Chennai
e) Hyderabad

11. Kewal Handa was appointed as the new chairman and part-time non-official director of which of the following banks recently?  
a) Bank of India
b) Indian Bank
c) Union Bank of  India.
d) Syndicate bank
e)Canara bank

12. Prof. Predhiman Krishan kaw passed away recently. he is regarded as the father of India’s 
a) Space Programme
b) Digitisation Programme
c) Hybrid Seeds Programme
d) Missile technology programme
 e) Nuclear Fusion Programme

13. Who among the following has been appointed as the ambassidor for govt’s flagship Skill India Campaign, with the National Skill India Campaign with the National Skill Development Corporation?                                      (a) Katrina Kaif
(b) Kareena Kapoor
(c) Aishwarya Rai
(d) Deepika Padukone
(e) Priyanka Chopra

13) Who among the following has been appointed as the new Department of Economic Affairs Secretary in Govt. of India?                                                                        (a) Subhash C Garg
(b) BP Sharma
(c) NK Sinha
(d) Yudhvir Singh Malik
(e) Aruna Sundara Rajan

14) Leu is the currency of which of the following countries?                   (a) Albania
(b) Belize
(c) Romania
(d) Honduras Israel
(e) Israel

15) As per the news published in financial newspapers, the RBI started printing bank notes in which of the following denominations for the first time to help case transactions?
(a) Rs. 200..
(b) Rs. 300
(c) Rs. 600
(d) Rs. 800
(e) Rs. 2000

16) Luanda is the costliest city in the world according to the Mercer’s 23rd annual Cost of Living survey. Luanda is the capital city of ______.
(a) Chad
(b) Angola
(c) Botswana
(d) Madagascar
(e) Ethiopia

18) India and Bangladesh have decided to construct a bridge over Khawthlangtuipui river in which state to facilitate trade and to improve communication between the two countries?
(a) Assam
(b) West Bengal
(c) Meghalaya
(d) Tripura
(e) Mizoram

19) Under the Swachh Bharat Mission Gramin(SBM – G) Which of the following states hasn’t declared itself as Open Defecation free state in the country so far?
(a) Uttarakhand
(b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Nagaland
(d) Sikkim
(e) Haryana

20) The Nokrek NAtional Park is located in which of the following states of India?
(a) Meghalaya
(b) Mizoram
(c) Manipur
(d) Assam
(e) Arunachal Pradesh

21) “The name you can bank upon” is the tagline of which of the public sector banks?
(a) Dena Bank
(b) Bank of Baroda
(c) Punjab National Bank
(d) Central Bank of India
(e) Corporation Bank

21) Which of the following teams were confirmed as  ‘Full Members’ of the International Cricket Council (ICC), thereby granting them Test status as the 11th and 12th nation respectively?
(a) Ireland and the US
(b) Afghanistan and the US
(c) UAE and Afghanistan
(d) Afghanistan and Ireland.

22) The ISRO launched PSLV C-38 rocket from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh recently along with 30 co-passenger satellites the main payload of the rocket, India’s ‘eye in the sky’ was
(a) Cartosat-2E
(b) Acrobat
(c) South Asia Satellite
(d) IRNSS-1G
(e) GSAT-15

23) The RBI Deputy Governor Viral Acharya has said that a transparent and comprehensive PCR is the need of the hour in India. Here, the term PCR means
(a) Public Credit Report
(b) Public Credit Registry
(c) Public Credit Reference
(d) Public Credit Rationing

24) The EPFO has signed pacts with four private and one public sector bank for collection of PF dues and making payments. Which of the following is not among the five banks?
(a) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(b) Axis Bank
(c) ICICI Bank
(d) State Bank of India
(e) HDFC Bank

25) The report “2017 World Population Prospectus: The revision” of the UN says that India will become the most populous country by 2024 and by 2030 the world population will reach 
(a) 8.5 bn
(b) 11.2 bn
(c) 9.8 bn
(d) 7.9 bn
(e) 8.2 bn

26) The NITI Aayog has chosen the CSIR center for Cellulor and Molecular Biology for hosting the Rs. 10 Crore Atal Incubation center for bio-technology start ups.The CCMB is based in
(a) Chennai
(b) Bangalore
(c) Bhopal
(d) Hyderabad
(e) Kochi

27) Which bollywood film won the best action movie award at Shanghai International Film Festival (SIFF) in the Jackie Chan Action Movie week section recently?

(a) Baahubali-2: The Conclusion
(b) Sultan
(c) Kabali
(d) Dangal
(e) Force 2

28) Indira Priyadarshini Stadium is located in which city? It hosts one-day cricket matches?
(a) Chennai
(b) Kochi
(c) Visakhapatnam
(d) Bengaluru
(e) Bhubaneswar

29) The RBI recently reconstituted the Oversight  Committee and empowered it to approve stressed asset cases. The reconstituted five-member committee will be chaired by  
(a) YM Deosthalee
(b) Pradeep Kumar..
(c) Janaki Ballabh
(d) S Raman
(e) MBN Rao

30) The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors recently approved a loan assistance of USD 44 million for the state public finance institutional reforms of the project of the state of ..
(a) Assam.
(b) Arunachal Pradesh
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Kerala
(e) Karnataka

31) Which is the first company to face bancruptacy proceedings under the new bancruptacy law?
(a) DLF
(b) Unitech
(c) Jyoti Structures…
(d) Raheja Developers
(e) Century

32) The recently released book titled ‘The Emergency – Indian Democracy’s Darkest Hour is authored by
(a) Jairam Ramesh
(b) Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’
(c) A Surya Prakash…
(d) Rajesh Jain
(e) Sumitra Mahajan

33) The Human Resource and Development Ministry recently constituted a nine member council to prepare final draft of the new educational policyThe council is headed by ______
(a) K Kasturirangan.
(b) Rajagopala Chidambaram
(c) Anil Kakodkar
(d) Roddam Narasimha
(e) G Madhavan Nair

34) The RBI has allowed systematically important non-banking finance companies to sell and market the new pension scheme (NPS). Such NBFCs should have an asset size of  
(a) Rs. 500 and above
(b) Rs. 1000 and above
(c) Rs. 1500 and above
(d) Rs. 2000 and above
(e) Rs. 2500 and above.



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