General Awareness for NIACL and SBI PO Mains - 19

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General Awareness for NIACL and SBI PO Mains - 19
1. Which city will be hosting the world's first 'Gender Literature Festival' in the second week of April, 2017?
A) Patna
B) Pune
C) Bengaluru
D) Kochi
2. A self-driving electric shuttle built by French firm 'NAVYA' began a one-week stint in a US first at
A) New York
B) Las Vegas
C) Chicago
D) Houston
3. Airtel Payment Bank, the first telecom player-run bank on 2017, January 12th has announced to charge a fee of ........ on all cash withdrawals from savings account.
A) 0.50%
B) 0.65%
C) 0.75%
D) 0.80%
4. Name the global travel search engine officially announced its entry into the Indian market on 2017, January 12th.
A) Excite
B) Kayak
C) Bing
D) Baidu
5. Name the stealth submarine launched at Mazagon Dock Shipyard in Mumbai on 2017, January 12th.
A) Khukri
B) Khanderi
C) Abhay
D) Kalvari
6. By what amount the Union Government has increased the minimum monthly pension for the central government employees?
A) 5000
B) 7000
C) 9000
D) 10000
7. Guided Pinaka was successfully test-fired from Integrated Test Range on 2017, January 12th at
A) Chandipur
B) Thumba
C) Abdul Kalam Island
D) Sriharikota
8. Japan has signed an aid package of 1-trillion yen (about 8.7 billion dollars) for the next five years to
A) Laos
B) Vietnam
C) Philippines
D) Palau
9. In which of the following states the world's largest open air theatre - 'Bargarh Dhanu Yatra' held in January 2017?
A) Odisha
B) Kerala
C) Karnataka
D) Tamil Nadu
10. Which State Govt has announced to give title deeds to 10,000 farmers for forest land holdings?
A) Karnataka
B) Maharashtra
C) Goa
D) Kerala
11. Vice President of USA has been honoured with the highest civilian honour, commemorating an extraordinary man with an extraordinary career in public service. Name the Vice President.
A) Joe Biden
B) Tom Wolf
C) Colin Luther Powell
D) Beth Cobert
12. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of Tata Sons?
A) Nitin Nohria
B) Vijay Singh
C) N. Chandrasekaran
D) Ranendra Sen
13. Which bank has erroneously been levying commuters of Delhi Metro a 2.5 per cent convenience charge when they pay using their debit or credit card?
A) Canara Bank
B) Corporation Bank
C) Union Bank of India
D) State Bank of India
14. BSE has opened its much-awaited Rs.1,500 crore initial public offering (IPO) on January 23rd. Which is the oldest stock exchange of Asia?
A) Bombay Stock Exchange
B) National Stock Exchange
C) Shenzhen Stock Exchange
D) Tokyo Stock Exchange
15. Sterlite Power has commissioned its fifth project, the Purulia-Kharagpur Transmission Project, which will supply ............ of electricity to Ranchi in Jharkhand and Purulia in West Bengal.
A) 650 MW
B) 1200 MW
C) 1550 MW
D) 1670 MW
16. Who has become the first British PM to feature on the cover of American Vogue?
A) David Cameron
B) Theresa May
C) Tony Blair
D) None of the above
17. Which country military-ruled legislature approved constitutional changes desired by the newly enthroned king that would reserve more powers for him?
A) Bhutan
B) Thailand
C) Spain
D) Brunei
18. Recently which African country put a ban on the sale and production of burqa?
A) Sudan
B) Nigeria
C) Morocco
D) Algeria
19. Centre and UP government got NGT notice on e-waste in Ganga tributary Ramganga in Uttar Pradesh. Who is the present Chairperson of NGT?
A) Ram Prasad Bishen
B) Swatanter Kumar
C) Alok Shukla
D) D.Y. Chandrachud
20. Which Indian state joned the national campaign for active case finding of tuberculosis in an effort to prevent new infections and new cases and thus reduce TB transmission in the community?
A) Haryana
B) Uttar Pradesh
C) Tamil Nadu
D) Kerala