General Awareness for NIACL and SBI PO Mains - 18

Mentor for Bank Exams
General Awareness for NIACL and SBI PO Mains - 18
1. The Union Human Resource Development Ministry is set to constitute a National Testing Agency (NTA) which will be responsible for conducting examinations for
(a) Primary Education
(b) Secondary Education
(c) Higher and secondary education
(d) Primary and Secondary education
2. In which of the places the Railway Ministry has set to develop the first ever railway line
(a) Andaman and Nicobar Island
(b) Lakshadweep
(c) Daman and Diu
(d) None of the above
3. The Union Govt has formed a committee to give a report on ways to improve India's Haj policy and also look into the issue of subsidy to the pilgrimage. How many members constitute the committee?
(a) Three members
(b) Four members
(c) Six members
(d) Nine members
4. Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Adani Group's renewable energy business unit in Australia?
(a) Ameet Desai
(b) Jennifer Purdie
(c) Pranav Adani
(d) Jatin Jalundhwala
5. Who has been sworn in as the U.S. education secretary on 7th February 2017?
(a) Jacob Lew
(b) Loretta Lynch
(c) Betsy DeVos
(d) Sally Jewell
6. Who clinched the Men's Singles title in the 81st Senior National Badminton Championships tournament played in Patna?
(a) Lakshya Sen
(b) Sourabh Verma
(c) Sameer Bhagwat
(d) Deanne Rodrigues
7. The Implementation and Assessment Group Meeting of the Global Initiative to Combat Nuclear Terrorism began in
(a) New Delhi
(b) Bengaluru
(c) Pune
(d) Guwahati
8. Who among the following is the first British monarch to reach her Sapphire Jubilee on the throne?
(a) Queen Elizabeth I
(b) Queen Elizabeth II
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of the above
9. In which state the 14th Men's Hockey World Cup will be held in 2018?
(a) Odisha
(b) Chhattisgarh
(c) Jharkhand
(d) Telangana
10. Who has bagged a bronze medal in the 500 m time trial for junior women in the Asia Track cycling championship?
(a) Gong Jinjie
(b) Lee Wai Sze
(c) Jiang Fan
(d) Alena Reji
11. Who is the Deputy Prime Minister of Russia?
(a) Anatoly Chubais
(b) Vitaly Mutko
(c) Sergey Lavrov
(d) Alexei Kudrin
12. Name the BCCI General Manager (Game development) appointed as the observer for the one-off Test between India and Bangladesh.
(a) Sandeep Patil
(b) Syed Saba Karim
(c) Ratnakar Shetty
(d) Aman Kumar
13. In which country scientists have developed terahertz (THz) transmitter technology, a next generation system which can transmit digital data over 10 times faster than 5G mobile networks?
(a) China
(b) Japan
(c) Germany
(d) Russia
14. Which of the North Eastern states has become the first state to implement e-Cabinet solution for the state cabinet ministers?
(a) Assam
(b) Manipur
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Nagaland
15. The Reserve Bank (RBI) has decided to set up an inter-disciplinary panel on cyber security. In this regard the decision has been taken on the recommendation of expert panel headed by
(a) Meena Hemchandra
(b) Chandan Sinha
(c) Bharat Narotam Doshi
(d) Anjuly Chib Duggal
16. What was the theme for the Assam budget presented for the session 2017 - 18 in the state assembly?
(a) Resurgent Assam
(b) Restorative Assam
(c) Renascent Assam
(d) Revived Assam
17. An indigenously developed Telemetry & Telecommand Processor (TTCP) will be used in Integrated Spacecraft Testing of
(a) Low Earth Orbit
(b) Geostationary Orbit
(c) Interplanetary Spacecraft
(d) All of the above
18. Who has been confirmed as the next Attorney General of the United States?
(a) Jeff Sessions
(b) Thomas Jefferson
(c) War Henry Knox
(d) Edmund Randolph
19. Which of the following firms has launched the eco-friendly products to save the beaches of Bali?
(a) Avani Eco
(b) East Art Co. Ltd.
(c) eSiam Center Trading Co. Ltd.
(d) Infinity Green Co. Ltd.
20. Who has been appointed as the ambassador for Sony BBC Earth?
(a) Deepika Padukone
(b) Kareena Kapoor
(c) Anushka Sharma
(d) Kangana Ranaut