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General Awareness Questions 2017 Revision for IBPS Bank Exams 2017-18

General Awareness Questions 2017 Revision for IBPS Bank Exams 2017-18

General Awareness is the part of every competitive exam – IBPS Bank Exams. Mostly questions under this section will be asked on the latest happenings from the last 4 to 6 months of the actual exam date. So, friends, be prepared to tackle these questions and get high scores in IBPS Bank Exams 2017-18.

1. Whom did Rafel Nadal recently defeat to win the 2017 Monte Carlo Masters Men’s Single’s Title 2017?
(a) Albert Ramos Vinolas
(b) Andy Murray
(c) Roger Federer
(d) Pablo Cuevas
(e) Stan Wawrinka

2. The finance ministers and central bank chiefs from the Group of 20 economies (G-20) met recently in Baden-Baden, In which country is Baden-Baden located?
(a) Germany
(b) Austria
(c) Switzerland
(d) Belgium
(e) Sweden

3. Which state government recently launched ‘Operation Durga’ to ensure women safety in the state?
(a) West Bengal
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Jharkhand
(d) Haryana
(e) Uttarakhand

4. Whom did Pankaj Advani recently defeat to win the Asian Billiards Championship title in Chandigarh?
(a) Sourav Kothari
(b) Subhash Agarwal
(c) Aditya Mehta
(d) Manan Chandra
(e) Manish Jain

5. Which State recently tagged over 12000 cows with Aadhaar -like 12 digit unique identification number?

(a) Chattisgarh
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Jharkhand
(d) Haryana
(e) Uttarakhand

6. Which Hindi movie recently won the Jury Prize for best film at the Hongkong International Film Festival?
(a) Newton
(b) Bahubali
(c) The conclusion
(d) Tamasha
(e) Dangal

7. Anti-Retroviral Therapy is associated with the treatment of which of the following diseases?
(a) Tuberculosis
(b) Diabetes
(d) Swine flu
(e) Zika virus

8. Which Indian cricketer was recently named Wisden’s Leading Cricketer in the world for 2016?
(a) Rohit Sharma
(b) Ajinkya Rahane
(c) K.L. Rahul
(d) M.S. Dhoni
(e) Virat Kohli

9. Which of the following city has become the first Indian city to win Pierre L’Enfant International Planning excellence award 2017?
(a) Pune
(b) Jaipur
(c) Bhubaneshwar
(d) Chandigarh
(e) Ahmadabad

10. On which of the following railway routes was India’s first ever train with glass roof coaches flagged off by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu?
(a) Visakhapatnam- Araku
(b) Jhansi-Lucknow
(c) Mumbai-Pune
(d) Jaipur-Jodhpur

11.As per an announcement made by the government, the Goods & Service Tax (GST) will be implemented from ___________ as all states have agreed to the implementation date.
(a) 30 June 2017
(b) 1st July 2017
(c) 1st October 2017
(d) 31 October 2017
(e) 31 December 2017

12. MGNREGA recently reached a major milestone by geotagging one crore assets created under it. The types of assets created under MGNREGA include
(a) Flood control measures
(b) Individual assets for sustainable livelihood
(c) Community Infrastructure
(d) Both 1 and 3
(e) All of the above given as options

13.Who was recently became the youngest person ever to be named a U.N. Messenger of Peace?
(a) Justine Bieber
(b) Deepika Padukone
(C) Malala Yousafzai
(d) Roger Federer

14. The central government recently decided to infuse fresh capital ttotaling________ into 10 weak banks.
(a) Rs. 5189 crore.
(b) Rs. 6772 crore.
(c) Rs. 8586 crore
(d) Rs. 9195 crore
(e) Rs. 10876 crore

15. Which Indian female singer is associated with the composition titled ‘Udne de’ that was recently announced to be part of an album for United Nations voluntary trust Fund project?
(a) Sunidhi Chauhan
(b) Neeti Mohan.
(c) Jonita Gandhi
(d) Shreya Goshal
(e) Monali Thakur

16. Who among the following was the only Indian to feature in Fortune’s top 50 global leaders that was released in March 2017?
(a) Arundati Bhattacharya
(b) Mukesh Ambani
(c) Chanda Kochhar
(d) Aditya Puri
(e) P.S. Jaya Kumar

17. According to recent data provided by RBI to the finance ministry, which bank topped the list of banks that witnessed most number of frauds during April-December period of 2016?
(a) Axis Bank
(b) Bank of Baroda
(c) ICICI Bank.
(d) State Bank of India
(e) Corporation Bank

18. As per the notification issued by the RBI in March 2017, Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs) cannot lend more than _______________ in cash against gold.
(a) Rs. 10,000
(b) Rs. 25, 000
(c) Rs. 40, 000
(d) Rs. 50, 000
(e) Rs. 75, 000

19. Which of the following statements is not correct regarding ” India Innovation Index” that was recently launched by NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant?
(a) It is India’s first online innovation index portal which will rank states based on their innovations.
(b) It was launched in collaboration with the world economic forum and world bank.
(c) It will periodically update Global Innovation Index (GII) indicators and India-centric data from various states
(d) Both 1 and 3
(e) All of the above given as options

20. The Lok Sabha on 7th February 2017 passed the Payment of wages (Amendment) Bill 2017 that permits the employer to pay an employees wages by
(a) Coin or Currency Notes
(b) Cheque
(c) Crediting them into his bank account
(d) Both 1 and 3
(e) All of the above given as options.

21. In India, commercial paper can be issued for maturities between a minimum of 7 days and a maximum of up to ___________ from the date of issue.
(a) 30 days
(b) 3 months
(c) 6 months
(d) 1 year.
(e) 2 days

22. What does the letter ‘M‘ stands for the acronym BMB?
(a) Mitra
(b) Money
(c) Mahila
(d) Milaap
(e) Marg

23. Robert Taylor, a pioneer of Modern Computing and the Internet passed away in April 2017. He was associated with the development of which of the following programs?
(a) Microsoft word
(b) Google
(c) Email
(d) Bluetooth
(e) HTML

24. Which state has recently became the first in India to establish cashless system for distribution of food grains?
(a) Gujarat
(b) Punjab
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Andhra Pradesh
(e) Kerala

25. Five associate banks of SBI and the Bharatiya Mahila Bank (BMB) were on 1 April 2017 merged with the State Banbk of India (SBI). The merged entity will have a deposit base of more than
(a) Rs. 15 lakh crore
(b) Rs. 18 lakh crore
(c) Rs. 21 lakh crore
(d) Rs. 26 lakh crore
(e) Rs. 33 lakh crore

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