General Awareness for NIACL and SBI PO Mains Day – 2

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General Awareness for NIACL and SBI PO Mains Day – 2
1. Which nation agreed to help in developing Chennai, Ahmedabad and Varanasi as smart cities?
B) Netherlands
C) Japan
D) United Kingdom
E) Germany
2. Union Government allocated Rs.200.78 crore to set up Indian Agricultural Research Institute (lARI) in.....?
A) Jharkhand
B) Haryana
C) Telangana
D) Punjab
E) Assam
3. On 12th January 2017, Union Government announced to increase the minimum pension for the central government employees to Rs.......per person
A) Rs.11000
B) Rs.14000
C) Rs.7500
D) Rs.9500
E) Rs.9000
4. Union Minister of state for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions is....?
A) Jitendra Singh
B) Dharmendra Pradhan
C) V.K. Singh
D) Bandaru Dattathreya
E) Maneka Gandhi
5. 29th meeting of the Standing Committee of Voluntary Agencies (Scova) held at.....
A) Mumbai
B) New Delhi
C) Kanpur
D) Chennai
E) Nainital
6. Ex-gratia amount for Central Government employees increased from Rs.10 - 15 lakh to ......
A) Rs.15 - 25 lakh
B) Rs.35 - 45 lakh
C) Rs.15 - 45 lakh
D) Rs.18 - 30 lakh
E) Rs.25 - 35 lakh
7. As per the central government statement, there are about ........ pensioners in the country and almost 88% of pension accounts have been seeded to Aadhaar.
A) 50 - 55 lakh
B) 70 - 80 lakh
C) 90 - 95 lakh
D) 50 - 75 lakh
E) 40 - 55 lakh
8. Second Edition of Raisina Dialogue held on 17th - 19th January 2017 at ....?
A) Mumbai
B) Kanpur
C) Pune
D) New Delhi
E) Bhopal
9. Theme of the 2017 Raisina Dialogue is....
A) Asia and throughout the world for us
B) India and Asia both connection to the Technology world
C) Connecting Asia Through World
D) Asia: Regional and Global Connectivity for the knowledge
E) The New Normal: Multilateralism in a Multi-polarity
10. Raisina Dialogue is India's flagship geo-political conference organized by Ministry of External Affairs in partnership with the Observer Research Foundation. It was inaugurated by.....
A) Pranab Mukherjee
B) Sushma Swaraj
C) Narendra Modi
D) Jai Shankar
E) Hamid Ansari
11. 58th India International Garment Fair (IIGF) 2017 organized at....
A) Gurgram
B) Coimbatore
C) Ahmedabad
D) Kochi
E) New Delhi
12. Which nation on 16th January 2017 became the associate member of the European Organization for Nuclear Research, CERN formally?
A) Pakistan
B) South Korea
C) India
D) Afghanistan
E) Sri Lanka
13. European Organization for Nuclear Research known as CERN (Conseil Europen pour la Recherche Nucleaire ) founded on 29th September...?
A) 1951
B) 1947
C) 2005
D) 1998
E) 1954
14. Where is the Headquarters of CERN?
A) Lyon
B) Washington D C
C) Geneva
D) Paris
E) Tokyo
15. How many nations have membership in CERN?
A) 41
B) 18
C) 22
D) 42
E) 52
16. Present Director General of CERN is...?
A) Fabiola Gianotti
B) A.S. Kiran Kumar
C) Suma Chakravarti
D) Alex Michlel
E) Antonia Christon
17. 20th National Conference on e-Governance organized from 9th - 10th January 2017 in the state of......
A) Telangana
B) Andhra Pradesh
C) Kerala
D) West Bengal
E) Rajasthan
18. First edition of the Nobel Prize Series Exhibition organized in..?
A) Gujarat
B) Madhya Pradesh
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Haryana
E) Jharkhand
19. National Youth Day observed On...
A) 29th August
B) 11th November
C) 15th September
D) 12th January
E) 1st July
20. National Youth Day celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of ....
A) Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad
B) Mokshagundam Visweswarayya
C) Dhyanchand
D) Swami Vivekananda
E) B.C. Roy