General Awareness for NIACL and SBI PO Mains Day - 12

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General Awareness for NIACL and SBI PO Mains Day - 12
1. Which of the following ex-chief ministers of Maharashtra conferred with Padma Vibhushan 2017?
1) Devendra Fadnavis
2) Prithviraj Chavan
3) Sharad Pawar
4) Sushilkumar Shinde
5) Vilasrao Deshmukh
2. Which of the following famous Sitar instrument player refused to take Padma Vibhushan on the allegation that 'the selection committees were incompetent to judge his music' in the year 2000?
1) Pandit Ravishankar
2) Ali Akbhar Khan
3) Vilayat Khan
4) Imrat Khan
5) Nikhil Ranjan Banerjee
3. Second - highest civilian award of the Republic of India is.....
1) Padma Shri
2) Padma Raaga
3) Jnanpith
4) Padma Vibhushan
5) Maha Vir Chakra
4. Padma Vibhushan Award instituted on....
1) 1954, January 2nd
2) 1950, January 26th
3) 1947, August 14th
4) 1949, November 26th
5) 1951, April 1st
5. Satyendra Nath Bose, Nand Lal Bose, Zakir Hussain, Balasaheb Gangadhar Kher, Jigme Dorji Wangchuk and ............. are the first recipients of Padma Vibhushan in 1954.
1) Sardhar Vallabhai Patel
2) Moulana Abul Kalam Azad
3) Rao Bhahaddur Ranga Charya
4) V. K. Krishna Menon
5) J. Kripalani
6. On 2017, March 1st the Audience Award at the Glasgow Film Festival conferred on......
1) Ka Body Scapes
2) Dangal
3) City of Joy
4) Santa Banta Pvt Ltd
5) Lipstick Under My Burkha
7. Who is the director of Film 'Lipstick Under My Burkha'?
1) Rani Sen
2) Madhu Phalker
3) Alankrita Shrivastava
4) Siddhanth Prodey
5) Ramanand Shyam
8. Which festival inaugurated on the occasion of Republic Day celebration on 2017, January 26th at Red Fort in New Delhi?
1) Prakash Parv
2) Muhurth Parv
3) Bharat Parv
4) Rama Parv
5) Soma Parv
9. Bhagoria Festival of tribal people celebrated in...........
1) Assam
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Uttar Pradesh
4) West Bengal
5) Himachal Pradesh
10. Which country and India signed MoU in the field of Information Technology and Electronics (IT & E) on 2017, January 6th?
1) Spain
2) UK
3) Portugal
4) USA
5) UAE
11. Oslo is in news for banning diesel cars from the road temporarily. Oslo is the capital of
A) Sweden
B) Finland
C) Norway
D) Poland
E) Mongolia
12. What is the rank of India in the World Economic Forum's Inclusive Growth and Development Report 2017?
A) 60th
B) 62nd
C) 65th
D) 69th
E) 68th
13. As per the data given by the Electronic Transaction Aggregation & Analysis Layer, which state has recorded the highest transactions per 1,000 people?
A) Maharashtra
B) Kerala
C) Telangana
D) Gujarat
E) Andhra Pradesh
14. Recently Metals and Minerals Trading Corporation of India has announced to sell Gold Bars on .......
A) Flipkart
B) Amazon
C) Snapdeal
D) Paytm
E) Mobikiwi
15. Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has decided to launch diploma course for sports training in which city?
A) Rohtak
B) Hisar
C) Karnal
D) Faridabad
E) Mangalore
16. India's rank in the Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) is ......
A) 89th
B) 92nd
C) 95th
D) 99th
E) 101st
17. Name the US astronaut, the last man to set foot on the moon, passed away on 2017, January 16th.
A) John Herschel Glenn
B) Gordon Cooper
C) Eugene Cernan
D) Alan Shepard
E) None of these
18. The world's lightest high-performance mechanical watch is developed weighing 40 g. The watch was made using a unique composite incorporating .....
A) Graphene
B) Polystyrene
C) Polysiloxane
D) Nylon
E) None of these
19. 'Mawlynnong' village termed as Asia's cleanest village has become tourists' hotspot. The village is located in which state?
A) Manipur
B) Meghalaya
C) Assam
D) Arunachal Pradesh
E) Mizoram
20. Name the British Poet who has won the 2016 T.S. Eliot prize for his collection "Jackself"?
A) Mary Shelley
B) Jacob Polley
C) Ernest Hemingway
D) John Boyne
E) None of these