Static Awareness Questions || 07 – 02 – 2019

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Dear Aspirants,
Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams. Here we are providing the Most Important  Static Awareness Quiz with reference to the previous memory based questions to help you practice with the best of latest pattern questions for the upcoming IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk and other bank and Insurance Exams.

1. Kolleru Bird Sanctuary is a sanctuary in which state?
a) Rajasthan
b) Andhra Pradesh
c) Bihar
d) Uttar Pradesh
e) Odisha
Answer: B)
Kolleru Bird Sanctuary. Kolleru Bird Sanctuary is a sanctuary in Andhra Pradesh, India. It covers 673 square kilometers. It was established in November 1999, under the Wildlife Protection Act of 1972.

2. Name the First India bank Got ISO.
a) ICICI Bank
b) South Indian Bank
c) Dena Bank
d) Canara Bank
e) SBI
Answer: D)
Canara Bank became the first Indian Bank to get ISO certification in 1996, for "Total Branch Banking" of its Seshadripuram branch in Bangalore, it is an Indian state owned bank, and its headquarters is in Bangalore.

3. Thae Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated in which state?
a) Tamil Nadu
b) Telangana
c) Gujarat
d) Odisha
e) None of these
Answer: A)
Thae Pongal is a harvest festival dedicated to the Sun God. It is a four-day festival which according to the Tamil calendar is usually celebrated from January 14 to January 17. Thai Pongal is one of the most important festivals celebrated by Tamil people in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

4. Giddha Dance is a folk dance performed in which state?
a) Jharkhand
b) Maharashtra
c) West Bengal
d) Odisha
e) Punjab
Answer: E)
Giddha is a popular folk dance of women in Punjab region of India and Pakistan. The dance is often considered derived from the ancient dance known as the ring dance.

5. Vadodara is situated on the bank of which river?
a) Saryu River
b) Ulhas River
c) Tapti River
d) Vishwamitri River
e) Tunga River
Answer: D)
Vadodara is the third-largest city in the Western Indian state of Gujarat, after Ahmedabad and Surat. It is located on the banks of the Vishwamitri river.

6. What is the capital city of Tajikistan?
a) Tashkent
b) Astana
c) Sofia
d) Dushanbe
e) Sochi
Answer: D)
Capital: Dushanbe, Currency: Somoni

7. What was the theme of World Tourism Day-2018?
a) Sustainable Tourism – a Tool for Development
b) Tourism and the Digital Transformation
c) Tourism for all – promoting universal accessibility
d) Tourism and Water: Protecting our Common Future
e) None of the given themes are true
Answer: B)
World Tourism Day is observed every year globally on 27th September. “Tourism and the Digital Transformation” is the theme of this year’s World Tourism Day (WTD). Hungary is the host country for this year's WTD.

8. The United Nations has declared Chiribiquete national park as a world heritage site. The park is located in which nation?
a) Singapore
b) Indonesia
c) Colombia
d) Sri Lanka
e) Malaysia
Answer: C)
Chiribiquete National Park is legally protected by the Colombian government, as a national park that was listed in 1989.

9. The International Asteroid Day (IAD) is observed every year on which date?
a) June 29
b) June 30
c) July 1
d) July 2
e) July 3
Answer: B)
The International Asteroid Day (IAD) is observed every year on June 30 to raise public awareness about the asteroid impact hazard and to inform the public about the crisis communication actions to be taken at the global level in case of a credible near-Earth object threat.

10. The Somasila Dam is built across the Penna River near Somasila in Nellore district of which state?
a) Kerala
b) Telangana
c) Karnataka
d) Andhra Pradesh
e) Odisha
Answer: D)
The Somasila Dam is a dam constructed across the Penna River near Somasila, Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh, India.