General Awareness QUIZ for IBPS PO Mains Exam / Clerk

1. The Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma announced recently to commemorate the birth centenary of who among the following from 11 Oct, 2016 to 11 Oct, 2017?

1) Nanaji Deshmukh
2) Balraj Madhok
3) MS Golwalkar
4) Deendayal Upadhyaya
5) Syama Prasad Mukherjee
2. The central govt has decided to invest what amount to increase the capacity of Panipat refinery from existing 15 mt to 25 mt?
1) Rs 5,000 cr
2) Rs 10,000 cr
3) Rs 15,000 cr
4) Rs 18,000 cr
5) Rs 20,000 cr
3. A high-altitude glacial lab of India started functioning recently located in Spiti Valley in the Himalayas. The lab is named
1) Himansh
2) Himadri
3) Shirshayan
4) Glacial Watch
5) Peak Point
4. The Indian Navy conducted the 28th Coordinated Patrol and Second Bilateral Maritime Exercise in the Andaman Sea recently with which of the following countries?
1) Malaysia
2) Japan
3) Singapore
4) Indonesia
5) Myanmar
5. Which of the following has become the first Indian lender to complete a banking transaction using Blockchain technology?
1) HDFC Bank
2) ICICI Bank
3) Axis Bank
4) Federal Bank
5) YES Bank
6. _____ has announced to quit commonwealth group calling as “unjust” the grouping’s decision to penalise the island nation over the ouster of its previous President in 2012.
1) Myanmar
2) Nepal
3) Maldives
4) Afghanistan
5) Bhutan
7. The International Day for Disaster Reduction is observed annually on
1) 10 Oct
2) 11 Oct
3) 13 Oct
4) 15 Oct
5) 16 Oct
8. Who among the following has been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature 2016 “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”?
1) Bob Dylan
2) Dolly Parton
3) Bruno Mars
4) Taylor Swift
5) Willie Nelson
9. Which of the following public sector lenders recently sealed a principal sponsorship contract with badminton Olympians PV Sindhu and K Srikanth?
1) State Bank of India
2) Canara Bank
3) Central Bank of India
4) Bank of India
5) Bank of Baroda
10. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank has been conferred with a prestigious award by the Ugandan govt for promoting human values through his literature. He is the former Chief Minister of
1) Sikkim
2) Arunachal Pradesh
3) Uttarakhand
4) Himachal Pradesh
5) Haryana

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