General Awareness Quiz for IBPS PO Mains

Mentor for Bank Exams
General Awareness Quiz
Dear Readers,
Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams. Here I am presenting the General Awareness questions which are helpful for the upcoming IBPS Exams.
1. Which of the following banks has announced the deployment of ‘Software Robotics’ in over 200 business processes across various functions of the bank?
a) SBI
b) HDFC Bank
c) Axis Bank
d) ICICI Bank
e) Federal Bank
2. Jayant Purushottam Gokhale has been appointed as director of which of the following banks?
a) Punjab National Bank
b) Syndicate Bank
c) Bank of Baroda
d) Bank of India
e) None of these
3. Who among the following is the present Union Minister for Drinking Water and Sanitation, Rural Development and Panchayati Raj?
a) Ananth Kumar
b) J P Nadda
c) Prakash Javadekar
d) Radha Mohan Singh
e) Narendra Singh Tomar
4. Which of the following has become the first state in the country to roll out the “Twitter Seva” project with the launch of 122 Twitter handles in one go in the state capital?
a) Uttar Pradesh
b) Rajasthan
c) Punjab
d) Andhra Pradesh
e) Kerala
5. YES Bank recently deferred its $1-billion equity raising plan. The bank was trying to raise money through QIP which means _______
a) Quantitative Institutional Placement
b) Qualitative Institutional Placement
c) Quintessential Institutional Placement
d) Qualified Institutional Placement
e) None of these
6. Who among the following has been appointed part-time Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)?
a) Anand Deshpande
b) Rajesh Jain
c) J Satyanarayana
d) Kris Gopalakrishna
e) Sam Pitroda
7. Subroto Cup is associated with which of the following games?
a) Hockey
b) Football
c) Cricket
d) Badminton
e) Tennis
8. The Union Govt has approved Rs 450 cr for five states under the Swadesh Darshan scheme. Which of the following states in NOT among these five states?
a) Madhya Pradesh
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Sikkim
d) Tamil Nadu
e) None of these
9. The International Literacy Day is observed every year on ________
a) 02 Sep
b) 04 Sep
c) 06 Sep
d) 08 Sep
e) 10 Sep
10. Author Stuart Blackburn’s book titled “Into the Hidden Valley” has won the MM Bennetts Award for Historical Fiction 2016 in the UK. The book is based on Apatani tribe which is found in the state of ____
a) Arunachal Pradesh
b) Himachal Pradesh
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Uttar Pradesh
e) Andhra Pradesh
11. Now the minors of which age above can open Savings bank accounts ?
a) 8 years
b) 10 years
c) 12 years
d) 14 years
e) 9 years
12. The budget for 2016-17 proposes 1 per cent service charge on purchase of luxury cars over Rs 10 lakh and in-cash purchase of goods and services over _______
a) Rs.50000
b) Rs.75000
c) Rs.1 Lakh
d) Rs.1.5 Lakh
e) Rs.2 Lakh
13. An additional exemption of Rs 50,000 has been proposed in the Union Budget for 2016-17 for housing loans up to Rs 35 lakh, provided cost of house is not above--
a) Rs.40 lakhs
b) Rs.45 Lakhs
c) Rs.50 Lakhs
d) Rs.60 Lakhs
e) Rs.75 Lakhs
14. The currency of Italy is
a) Peso
b) Yen
c) Dollar
d) Euro
e) Lira
15. Kampala is the Capital city of
a) Uganda
b) Kenya
c) Egypt
d) Libya
e) Greece
16. Whose prior written permission is necessary for any takeover or acquisition or control of an NBFC (Non-Banking Finance Company) ?
b) Ministry of Finance
d) SBI
e) RBI
17. SWIFT allows member financial organization / banks worldwide to exchange information amongst each other in which form ?
a) Physically
b) Electronically
c) Via Telephones
d) All of these
e) ATM
18. ECS Stands for ?
a) Electrical Clearing System
b) Electronic Core System
c) Electronic Clearing Signal
d) End Clearing System
e) Electronic Clearing System
19. Which of the following certainly is an effort in the direction of Financial Inclusion ?
a) Internet banking
b) Anywhere Banking
c) No – frills Accounts
d) Foreign Currency Accounts
e) All the above
20. "India's International Bank" is the tagline of which of the following banks ?
a) Syndicate Bank
b) State Bank of India
c) Punjab National Bank
d) Bank of Baroda
e) None of these
1)d   2)b   3)e   4)a   5)d   6)c   7)b   8)e   9)d   10)a   11)b   12)e   13)c   14)d   15)a   16)e   17)b   18)e   19)c   20)d