June 4, 2019

General Awareness | 50 Most Important Questions | General Awareness | IBPS RRB PO

1. The army ousted and arrested President Omar al-Bashir in which of the following countries recently?
1. Nigeria 
2. Sudan
3. Ghana 
4. Chad 
5. Slovenia

2. The WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested recently in London. He has been living for seven years in London in the embassy of
1. Chile
2. Peru 
3. Colombia
4. Ecuador 
5. Spain

3.______ will be the Guest of Honour country at the Abu Dhabi International Book Fair, ADIBF 2019, as announced by the UAE.
1. Pakistan 
2. US
3. China 
4. Japan 
5. India

4._______ has been appointed as the V-C of Jamia Millia Islamia. She is the first woman to be appointed to the Vice Chancellor's post at Jamia.
1. Shazia Ilmi 
2. Asifa Quraishi
3. Najma Akhtar 
4. Najma Heptulla
5. Hawraa Zakery

5._______ is the partner country for the 25th edition of the CII-DST Tech Summit scheduled to be held in New Delhi in Oct 2019.
1. Netherlands 
2. Sweden
3. Denmark 
4. Finland
5. Norway

6. The spacecraft named 'Beresheet' crashed onto the moon recently after a series of technical failures during its final descent. The spacecraft was launched by
1. US 
2. Russia 
3. Japan
4. China 
5. Israel

7. The 2019 Spring Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group was held during the week of Apr 8-14 in
1. Geneva 
2. Bali
3. Lima
4. Washington DC
5. Tokyo

8. Rashid Khan bagged the 'Leading T20 Cricketer of the Year' award from Wisden recently. He plays for
1. Pakistan 
2. Bangladesh
3. Afghanistan 
4. UAE
5. South Africa

9. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) recently estimated India's GDP growth in 2020 at
1. 7.1 per cent 
2. 7.3 per cent
3. 7.5 per cent 
4. 7.7 per cent
5. 7.9 per cent

10. Sanjiv Sharma has been appointed as the new Vice Chancellor of
1. Mahatma Gandhi Central University, Motihari
2. Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi
3. Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
4. Nalanda University, Nalanda
5. IGNOU, New Delhi

11. Rajesh Kumar Yaduvanshi has been appointed as the Executive Director at
1. State Bank of India
2. Corporation Bank
3. Bank of India
4. Indian Overseas Bank
5. Punjab National Bank

12. Which country awarded its highest state honour 'Order of St Andrew the Apostle' to PM Narendra Modi recently?
1. France 
2. Germany
3. Russia 
4. Sweden
5. Norway

13. Which of the following events completed 100 years recently? It took place on Apr 13, 1919.
1. Sepoy Mutiny 
2. Quit India Movement
3. Civil Disobedience Movement
4. Jallianwala Bagh massacre
5. Chauri Chaura incident

14. The growth in the industrial sector, as represented by Indices of Industrial Production (IIP), slowed down to what per cent in Feb 2019?
1. 0.1 per cent
2. 0.3 per cent
3. 0.5 per cent
4. 0.7 per cent
5. 0.9 per cent

15. The rate or retail inflation, as presented by Consumer Price Index (CPI), remained at what per cent in Mar 2019?
1. 1.86 per cent 
2. 2.26 per cent
3. 2.86 per cent 
4. 3.36 per cent
5. 3.86 per cent

16. The UN Security Council recently voted unanimously to completely end its peacekeeping
operations in
1. Haiti 
2. Myanmar
3. Thailand 
4. Chad
5. Sudan

17. The UN has awarded 'Kanyashree Prakalpa' scheme of which state govt with its highest Public Service Award? The scheme is aimed at promoting girls' education.
1. Haryana
2. Bihar
3. Madhya Pradesh
4. Karnataka
5. West Bengal

18. India's population grew at an average annual rate of what per cent between 2010 and 2019 to 1.36 bn, according to a report by the United Nations Population Fund?
1. 1.1 per cent 
2. 1.2 per cent
3. 1.3 per cent
4. 1.4 per cent
5. 1.5 per cent

19. Alice G Vaidyan has been awarded the 'Freedom of the City of London' in recognition of her work to promote insurance ties between India and the UK. She is the present Chairman and Managing Director of
1. LIC of India 
2. GIC Re 
3. UIIC
4. OIC 
5. AICI

20. Chandka Elephant Sanctuary is a wildlife reserve located in which state? Nearly after four decades, bamboo rice shown up here recently.
1. Jharkhand
2. West Bengal
3. Odisha 
4. Karnataka
5. Telangana


21. The stock market of __ recently overtook Japan to be world's third largest in value.
1. China 
2. South Korea
3. India 
4. Hong Kong
5. Switzerland

22. The DoT recently approved the merger of Tata Teleservices' consumer mobility business
with
1. Jio Infocom
2. Reliance Communications
3. Vodafone Idea
4. BSNL
5. Bharti Airtel

23. K Siva Reddy has been chosen for the prestigious Saraswati Samman, 2018, for his collection of poems titled Pakkaki Ottigilite (Turning Aside While Lying Down). He is a
1. Tamil poet 
2. Telugu poet
3. Kannada poet 
4. Malayalam poet
5. Marathi poet

24. The 'Sabooj Sathi' scheme, aimed at distributing bi-cycles to students of class IX and XII studying in govt schools, has won the prestigious World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) award of the UN. The scheme is being run in
1. Bihar 
2. Uttar Pradesh
3. West Bengal
4. Odisha
5. Madhya Pradesh

25. Jean-Michel Lapin has become the new Prime Minister of which of the following countries?
1. Nigeria 
2. Chad 
3. Rwanda
4. Uganda 
5. Haiti

26. The Rajouri Day is celebrated on which date every year to pay homage to the brave martyrs who laid down their lives for liberation of Rajouri from the Pakistani infiltrators?
1. 01 Apr 
2. 03 Apr 
3. 13 Apr
4. 23 Apr 
5. 30 Apr

27. A new species of ancient human, Homoluzonensis, was discovered in which of the following countries recently?
1. Philippines
2. Thailand
3. Vietnam 
4.Cambodia
5. Brunei

28. Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have won 2019 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano Press Freedom Prize. Both of them are associated with
1. BBC 
2. Reuters 
3. ANI
4. Fox News 
5. CNN

29. The International Day of Human Space Flight is observed every year on which date?
1. 01 Apr 
2. 02 Apr 
3. 12 Apr
4. 22 Apr 
5. 30 Apr

30. Who among the following won the 2019 Chinese Grand Prix F1 championship?
1. Sebastian Vettel 
2. Valtteri Bottas
3. Lewis Hamilton 
4. Fernando Alonso
5. Kimi Raikkonen

31. Gelete Burka (women's race) and Abrha Milaw (men's race) won the 43rd edition of the Paris Marathon recently. Both of them belong to
1. Guatemala 
2. Honduras 
3. Belize
4. Ethiopia 
5. Rwanda

32. Meena Kumari Maisnam is associated with which of the following games? She won gold medal in Cologne, Germany recently.
1. Boxing
2. Shooting
3. Archery 
4. Squash 
5. Wushu

33. India will build a cancer hospital in Kenya in collaboration with Japan and will partner with the UAE to set up an information and communications technology (ICT) centre in
1. Chad 
2. Ghana 
3. Nigeria
4. South Africa 
5. Ethiopia

34. ___________ is set to host the world's foremost Artificial Intelligence (AI) Summit 'AI Everything' to empower global dialogue on the future of govt, business and society.
1. India 
2. UAE
3. Saudi Arabia 
4. Mauritius
5. South Korea

35. Bhutan will soon ratify BangladeshBhutan-India-Nepal (BBIN) initiative for road and rail connectivity. Who is the present Prime Minister of Bhutan?
1. Jai Bir Rai 
2. Dorji Tshering
3. Namgay Tshering
4. Tandi Dorji
5. Lotay Tshering

36. The SFIO arrested Ramesh C Bawa, Ex-MD and CEO of IL&FS Financial Services Ltd. Here, the term SFIO means
1. Serial Fraud Investigation Office
2. Securities Fraud Investigation Office
3. Serious Fraud Investigation Office
4. Severe Fraud Investigation Office
5. None of these

37. The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation remained at what per cent in Mar 2019?
1. 2.91 per cent 
2. 3.04 per cent
3. 3.10 per cent 
4. 3.18 per cent
5. 3.26 per cent

38. Which of the following projects of West Bengal, which aims at creating a pool of skilled candidates, won the World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS) awards under the aegis of the UN recently?
1. Sabooj Sathi 
2. Utkarsh Bangla
3. Khushi Scheme 
4. Mahapranay Yojna
5. Utthan Scheme

39. The prestigious Saraswati Samman, the highest recognition in the field of Indian literature, is awarded by
1. KK Birla Foundation 
2. Tata Sons
3. Govt of India 
4. Madhya Pradesh govt
5. Sahitya Akademi

40. The govt has made it mandatory for all medical devices to get CDSCO certification. In the term CDSCO, letter 'S' stands for
1. Standard 
2. System 
3. Schedule
4. Supply
5. Source

41. India announced their 15-man squad for the ICC World Cup recently. Who among the following is NOT part of the team announced?
1. Vijay Shankar 
2. Rishabh Pant
3. Dinesh Karthik 
4. Yuzvendra Chahal
5. Kedar Jadhav

42. The World Health Organization (WHO) has raised alarm over a 300 per cent increase in the case of _____globally in the first quarter of 2019 compared with 2018.
1. tuberculosis
2. AIDS 
3. cancer
4. measles 
5. typhoid

43. The ICC World Cup cricket tournament is scheduled to be played in which country from 30 May?
1. England
2. South Africa
3. New Zealand 
4. UAE
5. Australia

44. The govt recently asked Google and Apple to take down which of the following mobile applications from their app stores after the Supreme Court refused to stay an earlier order by the Madras High Court to ban the app?
1. Whatsapp 
2. Facebook 
3. Duo
4. TikTok 
5. Weibo

45. The 2019 SCO Summit will be held in Bishkek in Jun. Bishkek is the capital city of
1. Kyrgyzstan 
2. Kazakhstan
3. Turkmenistan 
4. Tajikistan

ANSWERS : 
1. 2 2. 4 3. 5 4. 3 5. 1
6. 5 7. 4 8. 3 9. 3 10. 1
11. 5 12. 3 13. 4 14. 1 15. 3
16. 1 17. 5 18. 2 19. 2 20. 3
21. 4 22. 5 23. 2 24. 3 25. 5
26. 3 27. 1 28. 2 29. 3 30. 3
31. 4 32. 1 33. 5 34. 2 35. 5
36. 3 37. 4 38. 2 39. 1 40. 1
41. 2 42. 4 43. 1 44. 4 45. 1

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