General Awareness for IBPS PO Main / IBPS Clerk


1. The World Teacher’s Day is observed every year on

1) 1 Oct
2) 2 Oct
3) 3 Oct
4) 5 Oct
5) 9 Oct

2. What is the new reverse repo rate after the 4 Oct monetary policy review by the RBI?
1) 5.75 per cent
2) 6 per cent
3) 6.25 per cent
4) 6.50 per cent
5) 6.75 per cent

3. The Union Cabinet has approved the setting up of country’s first Medipark by public sector undertaking HLL Lifecare which will come up in
1) Chennai
2) Hyderabad
3) Bengaluru
4) Mumbai
5) New Delhi

4. Which of the following technology firms launched a new premium smartphone named ‘Pixel’ which will rival with the likes of Apple and Samsung?
1) Microsoft
2) Google
3) Nokia
4) Xiaomi
5) Huawei

5. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has raised projections for India’s economic growth to ______ for 2016-17.
1) 7.1%
2) 7.2%
3) 7.4%
4) 7.5%
5) 7.6%

6. The Govt has appointed who among the following as the next chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT)? He/she will take over in Oct 2016.
1) Sushil Chandra
2) Alka Sirohi
3) JM Shanti Sundharam
4) Kaushal Srivastava
5) Rani Singh Nair

7. The powerful typhoon Chaba hit which of the following countries recently?
1) Mexico
2) Chile
3) Japan
4) Indonesia
5) UK

8. _______ has become the first country in the world to ban disposable plastic cups and plates. The country has passed a law that will go into effect in Jan 2020.
1) Germany
2) Switzerland
3) Singapore
4) France
5) Spain

9. The Union Govt has made Aadhaar card mandatory for availing cooking gas (LPG) subsidies after Nov 2016. The Aadhaar is a ______ unique number issued by the UIDAI.
1) 9-digit
2) 10-digit
3) 12-digit
4) 16-digit
5) 20-digit

10. __________ has won the prestigious 2016 John F Richards Prize for her book “Ashoka in Ancient India”.
1) Upamanyu Chatterjee
2) Jhumpa Lahiri
3) Kiran Desai
4) Arundhati Roy
5) Nayanjot Lahiri
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