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General Awareness QUIZ for IBPS / SBI Bank Exams

1.Holkar Cricket Stadium hostedits first Test match in October2016. It is situated in which of the following Indian cities?
1) Nagpur
2) Jalandhar
3) Jamshedpur
4) Srinagar
5) Indore
2.Who has been appointed as theAmbassador of India to the United States of America (USA)? (Hesucceeds Arun Kumar Singh)
1) Yash Sinha
2) Navtej Sarna
3) Sujata Mehta
4) Navdeep Singh Suri
5) Preeti Saran
3.Who assumed office as the Chancellor of Austria on May 17,2016? (Chancellor is the head of Government of Austria)
1) Heinz Fischer
2) Thomas Klestil
3) Christian Kern
4) Andreas Khol
5) Rudolf Poder
4.Who was appointed as a global Goodwill Ambassador of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in May 2016?
1) Penelope Cruz
2) Halle Berry
3) Megan Fox
4) Cate Blanchett
5) Natalie Portman
5.Jamie Vardy is a famous football player who plays for the national team of?
1) Brazil
2) Argentina
3) Chile
4) Portugal
5) England
6.Who was appointed as the new Chairman of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) in May 2016?
1) Vijay Shankar Pandey
2) Ajay Narayan Jha
3) Ashok Chawla
4) Ajay Mittal
5) Devendra Chaudhary
7.Who is the first independent Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC)?
1) Zaheer Abbas
2) David Richardson
3) Haroon Lorgat
4) Shashank Manohar
5) None of these

8.Charlotte Edwards announced her retirement from international cricket in May 2016. She is the captain of the women’s cricket team of?
1) England
2) Australia
3) South Africa
4) West Indies
5) New Zealand
9.Which city was crowned “Sports City of the Decade” in April2016?
1) Melbourne
2) London
3) New York
4) Tokyo
5) Sydney
10.Rodrigo Duterte assumed office as the President of which of the following countries on June 30,2016?
1) Mexico
2) Philippines
3) Guatemala
4) Chile
5) Honduras
11.Patricia Espinosa Cantellano is the new Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change(UNFCCC). She belongs to?
1) Mexico
2) Spain
3) Brazil
4) Argentina
5) Portugal
12.Sadiq Khan was elected as thefirst Muslim Mayor of which of the following cities in May2016?
1) Rome
2) London
3) Paris
4) Lisbon
5) Warsaw
13.Which football player won the European Golden Shoe award in May 2016?
1) Lionel Messi
2) Cristiano Ronaldo
3) Luis Suarez
4) Gonzalo Higuain
5) Harry Kane
14.Fatma Samoura was appointed as the first female Secretary General of FIFA on May 13, 2016. She belongs to?
1) Cameroon
2) Djibouti
3) Liberia
4) Senegal
5) Sierra Leone
15.Which country decided to close Dadaab refugee camp in May2016? (It is the world’s biggest refugee camp)
1) Ethiopia
2) Eritrea
3) Somalia
4) Nigeria
5) Kenya
16.Which country has severed its 40year old diplomatic ties with Iran in May 2016?
1) India
2) Maldives
3) Sri Lanka
4) Bangladesh
5) Russia
17.Which city hosted the 13th Summit of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in April2016?
1) Istanbul, Turkey
2) Doha, Qatar
3) Putra Jaya, Malaysia
4) Mecca, Saudi Arabia
5) Cairo, Egypt
18.The headquarters of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation(OIC) is located in?
1) Jakarta, Indonesia
2) Abu Dhabi, UAE
3) Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
4) Baghdad, Iraq
5) Tunis, Tunisia
19.JF-17 Thunder is a lightweight,single engine, multi role combat aircraft developed jointly by Pakistan and?
1) USA
2) China
3) Russia
4) Japan
5) Iraq

20.The First World Conference on Tourism for Development was held in May 2016 in?
1) Seoul
2) Beijing
3) Tokyo
4) New Delhi
5) None of these
21.Which bank’s tag line is “Aapka Bhala, Sabki Bhalai”?
1) IDBI Bank
2) IDFC Bank
3) ICICI Bank
4) Bandhan Bank
5) Axis Bank
22.Elephanta Island is in the news recently. It is in?
1) Madhya Pradesh
2) Maharashtra
3) Rajasthan
4) West Bengal
5) Andhra Pradesh
23.Which Indian lyricist has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for writing the most number of songs in Bollywood?(3524 for 650 films)
1) Gulzar
2) Anand Bakshi
3) Sameer Anjaan
4) Javed Akhtar
5) None of these
24.Which of the following is the currency of Germany?
1) Pound
2) Lira
3) Peso
4) Euro
5) Dollar

25.Who is the Chairman of the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA)for the year 2015-16?
1) Aditya Puri
2) Rajeev Rishi
3) S.R. Bansal
4) K.R. Kamath
5) Ashwani Kumar
26.What is the full form of FATCA?
1) Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act
2) Foreign Account Tax Companies Act
3) Forex Account Tax Companies Act
4) Foreign Account Total Compliance Act
5) None of these
27.The Imperial Bank of India (IBI)was transformed into?
1) Central Bank of India
2) Bank of India
3) State Bank of India
4) Bank of Baroda
5) Punjab National Bank
28.Acheque bearing a date earlierthan the date on which it is presented to the bank is called a?
1) Stale cheque
2) Crossed cheque
3) Ante dated cheque
4) Post dated cheque
5) None of these
29.Which of the following statements is not correct?
1) Smart Vault is a digital locker facility of ICICI Bank
2) Shishu, Kishore and Tarun are the offerings of the Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
3) There is no requirement for minimum balance in a Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account
4) The SDRs are supplementary foreign exchange reserve assets maintained by the International Monetary Fund
5) Bandaru Dattatreya is the current Union Minister for Labor and Employment
30.Pawl Kut is a harvest festival of which of the following States?
1) Assam
2) Arunachal Pradesh
3) Mizoram
4) West Bengal
5) Odisha
31.Which bank’s tag line is “TheBanker to Every Indian”?
1) Punjab National Bank
2) Allahabad Bank
3) Indian Overseas Bank
4) Indian Bank
5) State Bank of India
32.Under the Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana, what is the maximum age of a girl child to open an account?
1) 8 years
2) 10 years
3) 12 years
4) 14 years
5) 15 years
33.Abank note which is in piecesand/ or of which the essential portions are missing is called?
1) Soiled Note
2) Brittle Note
3) Mutilated Note
4) Bad Note
5) None of these
34.A market where buyers and sellers engage in trade of financial securities like bonds and stocks is called?
1) Money Market
2) Capital Market
3) Commodities Market
4) Bank Market
5) None of these
35.With regard to the abbreviation and its full form identify the mismatched pair?
1) BCSBI – Banking Codes and Standards Board of India
2) DICGC – Direct Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation
3) LIBOR – London Inter Bank Offered Rate
4) ULIP- Unit Linked Insurance Plan
5) CBS – Core Banking Solution
36.A Payments Bank cannot?
1) Issue credit cards
2) Undertake lending activities
3) Accept demand deposits
4) Issue ATM/ Debit cards
5) Both 1 and 2
37.What is the maximum period for which a term deposit can be opened?
1) 1 year
2) 5 years
3) 10 years
4) 15 years
5) 20 years
38.IAF is a fund by the SIDBI for funding start ups in India. IAF stands for?
1) India Aspiration Fund
2) India Agriculture Fund
3) India Air Force Fund
4) India Achievement Fund
5) None of these

39.The 13th South Asian Games will be held in 2018 in which of the following countries?
1) India
2) Bangladesh
3) Sri Lanka
4) Nepal
5) Bhutan
40.Saint Petersburg Ladies Trophy is associated with which of the following sports?
1) Squash
2) Badminton
3) Chess
4) Tennis
5) Hockey

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