General Awareness for NIACL and SBI PO Mains - 17

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General Awareness for NIACL and SBI PO Mains - 17
1. Name the American startup that launches small satellites into orbit and sells the imagery, has announced its acquisition of Google's 'Terra Bella' satellite business.
(a) Flyrobe
(b) Nowfloats
(c) Planet Labs
(d) Finomena
2. Name the England cricketer has been honoured with Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE). He was awarded the CBE at the Buckingham Palace by Prince Charles.
(a) Joe Root
(b) Alastair Cook
(c) James Anderson
(d) Eoin Morgan
3. Recently a mobile app has helped recover 611 missing children in 2016. The app helped Chinese authorities had been developed by
(a) Amoi
(b) China Mobile
(c) Alibaba
(d) China Netcom
4. In which country scientists have found the world's oldest emoji - a smiley face scrawled in a legal document dating back to 1635?
(a) Slovakia
(b) Hungary
(c) Poland
(d) Switzerland
5. Measles Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign has been launched by the Union Govt in the country at
(a) Pune
(b) Bengaluru
(c) Chennai
(d) Mysore
6. Which State Government has launched Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana (CMSGUY) to bring about paradigm shift towards holistic development of villages in the state?
(a) Madhya Pradesh
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Haryana
(d) Assam
7. According to a recent research, it has been confirmed that Neurocalyx calycinus has multiple therapeutic properties. The medicinal plant is endemic to the Western Ghats and
(a) Bhutan
(b) Nepal
(c) Sri Lanka
(d) Thailand
8. Which country will host two international events in 2017, the FIBA Women's Asia Cup and FIBA Under - 16 Women's Asian Championship and the Basketball Federation of India (BFI) ?
(a) China
(b) India
(c) Thailand
(d) None of the above
9. In Gujarat, the Sports Minister Vijay Goel has laid the Foundation Stone for the first ever Para training center at
(a) Gandhinagar
(b) Bhuj
(c) Ahemdabad
(d) Surat
10. Name the renowned Pakistani novelist, short-writer and TV playwright has passed away in February, 2017 at the age of 88 years after a prolonged illness.
(a) Ahmed Faraz
(b) Agha Shorish Kashmiri
(c) Bano Qudsia
(d) Daud Kamal
11. Who is the Chief Minister of Assam?
(a) Sarbananda Sonowal
(b) Himanta Biswa Sarma
(c) Ranjit Kumar Das
(d) Parimal Suklabaidya
12. Who was the first woman chief minister of Tamil Nadu?
(a) Jayalalithaa
(b) Janaki Ramachandran
(c) Rani Annadurai
(d) Jayanthi Natarajan
13. In which country the world's smallest pacemaker has been successfully implanted for the first time in a patient?
(a) USA
(b) Germany
(c) Russia
(d) Italy
14. In which city the Ujjivan Small Finance Bank officially started its operation with five pilot branches in
(a) Chennai
(b) Bengaluru
(c) Pune
(d) Itanagar
15. Which country has been announced to host World Billiards Championship for next four years?
(a) Australia
(b) India
(c) England
(d) Sri Lanka
16. A Tripartite Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed among the Ministry of Tourism, M/s NPCC & NBCC and the State Govt of for the implementation of Tourism projects in
(a) Jammu and Kashmir
(b) Gujarat
(c) Assam
(d) Odisha
17. With which cross-border payment network Axis Bank has tied up to enable faster outbound cross-border payments for its customers through Earthport's state-of-the-art global payments network?
(a) PayPal
(b) Stripe
(c) Earthport Plc
(d) Payline Data
18. Which bank has signed an agreement with Religare Health Insurance Co Ltd to market its products and services through the distribution network of the bank across India?
(a) Canara Bank
(b) Corporation Bank
(c) Central Bank of India
(d) Andhra Bank
19. In an effort to strengthen the bilateral relations between India and UAE, the Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) Samudra Pavak made a goodwill visit at the Mina Al Rashid (Dubai Port) from February 4th to 7th, 2017. The ships were built by
(a) Rolls-Royce Holdings
(b) Sumitomo Heavy Industries
(c) China State Shipbuilding Corporation
(d) Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries
20. A new study conducted by scientists in collaboration with the UN Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO), two new groups of wheat rust have been identified that posed threat to wheat produced in Africa, Asia and Europe in 2016. The two new groups include
(a) Root rust
(b) Yellow rust
(c) Stem rust
(d) Both (b) and (c)