General Awareness for NIACL and SBI PO Mains - 16

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General Awareness for NIACL and SBI PO Mains - 16
1. Nationals of five Muslim-majority countries have been suspended from the issuance of visa by the Kuwait Govt. Which of the countries is not included in the suspension of visas?
a) Syria
b) Iraq
c) Afghanistan
d) Turkey
2. Name the noted Sitar and Surbahar player has turned down the Padma Shri award this year.
a) Ustad Imrat Khan
b) Ustad Shahid Parvez Khan
c) Ustad Rais Khan
d) Ustad Nishat Khan
3. Who has become World No.1 Junior Badminton player?
a) Chirag Sen
b) Lakshya Sen
c) Jayant Rana
d) Shubham Patele
4. Who has been appointed as the principal economic adviser in Finance Ministry?
a) Sanjeev Sanyal
b) Pascal Boillat
c) Patrick Campion
d) Jamal Al Kishi
5. As a core element of its transformation journey 'FutuReady', Tata Motors presented on 2nd February 2017 its new Passenger Vehicle strategy. It is introduced under its new sub-brand .......
d) None
6. Which Indian domestic airline has won three awards at the Asia One Awards held recently in Singapore?
a) IndiGo
b) Jet Airways
c) SpiceJet
d) Air India Express
7. According to a report released by HSBC, India is expected to clock a GDP growth of ........ in 2017 - 18 as the country gets sufficiently remonetized and the schemes in the Budget play a supportive role.
a) 6.9 percent
b) 7.0 percent
c) 7.1 percent
d) 7.2 percent
8. Which of the following institutions has/have been ranked in top 50 in FT Global MBA Ranking 2017?
a) Indian School of Business (ISB)
b) Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA)
c) Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB)
d) All of the above
9. Who has maintained his top spot in the latest ICC rankings of T20 batsmen while India have gained a spot by virtue of their series win against England to climb to the second spot in the team rankings?
a) M.S. Dhoni
b) Virat Kohli
c) Rohit Sharma
d) R. Ashwin
10. Karnataka Chief Minister has inaugurated 9th Bengaluru International Film Festival. Name the minister.
a) M. Siddaramaiah
b) K. Chandrashekar Rao
c) Pinarayi Vijayan
d) V. Narayanasamy
11. American multinational technology giant, 'Apple' has reached an agreement with the Karnataka government to set up a manufacturing plant in Bengaluru, Karnataka. Apple is headquartered in ........
a) Los Angeles
b) Cupertino
c) San Diego
d) Oakland
12. Which country has recorded highest domestic air passenger growth in 2016?
a) China
b) India
c) Australia
d) Brazil
13. Name the former CBI chief, who oversaw investigation of several high-profile cases including Bofors scam and Bihar's fodder scam, passed away in February 2017.
a) K. V. R. Rao
b) Vijay Karan
c) Joginder Singh
d) John Lobo
14. Every year world cancer day is observed on........
a) February 1st
b) February 2nd
c) February 3rd
d) February 4th
15. Wisden Cricketers' Almanack is a cricket reference book published annually in the United Kingdom. Who has been unveiled as the cover star of Wisden Cricketers' Almanac for the year 2017?
a) Steven Smith
b) Virat Kohli
c) Adam Zampa
d) James Faulkner
16. 'India Innovation Index', the nation's first online innovation index portal which will rank states based on their innovations, has been launched by NITI Aayog. What is the current rank of India on Global Innovation Index?
a) 60th
b) 62nd
c) 66th
d) 69th
17. The Supreme Court of India has asked the government to prepare a comprehensive policy for implementation of a plan to eradicate leprosy from the country. Leprosy is a long-term infection by the bacteria Mycobacterium leprae and is also knows as ........
a) Hansen's disease
b) Stone Man's Disease
c) Xeroderma Pigmentosum
d) Myotonia Congenita
18. On which country the United States has imposed new sanctions on following its recent ballistic missile test?
a) Syria
b) Iran
c) North Korea
d) China
19. Name the English footballer and children's writer announced his retirement in Feb, 2017.
a) Wayne Rooney
b) Frank Lampard
c) David Beckham
d) Steven Gerrard
20. The Centre of Integrative Oncology has been inaugurated at National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (NICPR) in ........
a) Faridabad
b) Ghaziabad
c) Gurugram
d) Noida