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General Awareness
(with Special Reference to Banking Industry)
121. The headquarters of the "United Nations Environment Programme" (UNEP) are situated in
a) New York City, USA         b) Washington DC, USA     c) Geneva, Switzerland
d) Nairobi, Kenya     e) Vienna, Australia

122. The 2016  European Football championship "Euro 2016" is scheduled to take place from June 10 to 10 July 2016 in
a) Italy      b) Scotland      c) France     d) Denmark      e) Germany

123. The book 'Letters for a Nation: From Jawaharlal Nehru to His Chief Ministers (1947-1963), edited by Madhav Khosla, has recently been published by
a) Pavilion Books        b) Pathfinder Press        c) Penguin Books     d) Prentice Hall
e) Pan McMillian

124. Cibil Transunion score ranges from ____ to
a)100,300        b)300, 500       c)300, 900       d)250, 750       e) 100, 900

125. The first man to be appointed as the Goodwill Ambassador for South Asia for UN Women's newly launched 'HeForShe' initiative is
a) Aamir Khan        b) Sourav Ganguly     c) Sachin Tendulkar         d) Farhan Akhtar
e) Virat Kohli

126. Which of the following institutions has introduced Rupay debit card?
a) DISCOVER     b) VISA    c) MASTER        d) RBI        e)NPCI

127. The national capital of the Republic of Iraq is
a) Medina        b) Al Bahah     c) Baghdad      d) Jeddah       e) Tehran

128. As per the press release of Jan 24, 2014, what was the deadline for withdrawal of pre-2005 notes from circulation?
a)15-12-2014        b)30-11-2014        c)01-01-2015       d)31-03-2014          e)30-12-2014

129. With a view to scaling up bilateral research and innovation relationship, a 'Newton Bhabha Fund' has recently been established by India and
a) United States of America     b) United Kingdom (UK)     c) France     d) Scotland
e) Ireland

130. A constituent member of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), the National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) is situated at
a) NOI DA, Uttar Pradesh      b) Hyderabad, Telangana      c) Pune, Maharashtra  
d) Hissar, Haryana     e) Ludhiana, Punjab

131. The currency of the 'Kingdom of Saudi Arabia' (KSA) is
a) Saudi Rupee (SAR)     b) Saudi Real (SAR)     c) Saudi Rupiah (SAR)   
d) Saudi Rubir (SAR)     e) Saudi Riyal (SAR)

132. In banking, IFSC Code stands for
a)                  International Forex System Code
b)                  Other than those given as options
c)                  Indian Function System Code
d)                 Indian Financial System Code
e)                  International Format System Code

133. Veenapani Chawla, who died recently at the age of 67, was an acclaimed
a) Classical Dancer      b) Theatre Personality     c) Hindi Poet and Lyricist
d) Scientist     e) Sportsperson

134. The 45th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) was recently held at
a) New Delhi     b) Bangalore     c) Goa     d) Pune     e) Lucknow

135. Which of the following authorities issues IEC code to enable an entity to undertake export/import business in our country?
a) Finance Ministry     b) DGFT     c) RBI     d) SEBI
e) No such code is necessary hence anyone can undertake import/export business

136. Which of the following is the main objective of the govt in introducing the Jan Dhan Yojana?
a)                  To provide minimum one account for every household
b)                  To ensure that banks in India gets more deposits
c)                  Other than those given as options
d)                 To increase the number of savings bank accounts in public sector banks
e)                  To increase the vote bank

137. The 'World Aids Day' is observed across the world every year on
a) 1st April      b) 08th June    c) 08th August     d) 1st December e) 09th December

138. Which of the following issues Commercial Paper?
a) Other than those given as options     b) High net worth Individuals     c) Banks
d) RBI     e) Corporates

139. Dronacharya Award is an award presented by the Government of India for excellence in
a) Primary Education      b) Adult Literacy     c) Sports Coaching    
d) Educational Research     e) College Education

140. As per a resolution of the United Nations, the world observes November 19 every year as the
a) World Radio Day   b) World Health Day     c) World Water Day     
d) World Toilet Day     e) World Happiness Day

141. The winner of the men's Kabaddi Gold in the 17th Asian Games is
a) India            b) Pakistan      c) Japan     d) Iran       e) South Korea

142. In spite ofthe differences v.Ith the states, policy makers believe that `GST' can be in force by its deadline of April 1, 2016. The abbreviation `GST' stands for
a) General Sales Tax     b) Goods and Services Tax     c) Global Sales Tax  
d) Government Sales Tax     e) General Service Tax
143. The 'Magnet Hill' or the so-called 'gravity hill' is located near
a) Leh in Ladakh     b) Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh     c) Gangtok in Sikkim
            d) Panaji in Goa     e) Kannur in Kerala

144. Which of the following Indian states has become the first state in country where voting in local body polls has been made mandatory?
            a) Haryana     b) Maharashtra     c) Gujarat     d) Telangana     e) Tamil Nadu

145. PSLV is an example launch system developed and operated by ISRO to launch its ‘IRS’ satellites. The abbreviation ‘IRS’ stands for
            a) Indian Remote Shadow    b) Indian Research Science     c) Indian Remote Surveillance
            d) Indian Remote Sensing      e) Indian Remote Supervision

146. What is the lock-in period for tax saver deposit in a bank?
            a) Two-and-a-half years          b) 3 years         c) 2 years         d) 5 years       
e) There is no lock period

147. Which of the following Indian cricket captains is associated with the upliftment of poor and destitute communities through the Khushii society?
            a) Rahul Dravid          b) Sunil Gavaskar        c) Sachin Tendulkar        
            d) Saurav Ganguly      e) Kapil Dev

148. The STAR Sports Vijay Hazare trophy is associated with the game?
            a) Hockey        b) Cricket        c) Golf             d) Tennis         e) Basketball

149. China’s 14-year old Yan Bangtao recently became the youngest player to win a World title. Yan Bangtao is associated with the game of
            a) Chess           b) Boxing        c) Archery       d) Snooker      e) Lawn Tennis

150. Held every year in the month of December, the ‘Hornbill Festival’ is the premier festival of the Indian state of
            a) Sikkim         b) Meghalaya     c) Goa          d) Tripura        e) Nagaland

151. In banks’ group-wise classification, IDBI bank Ltd has been included in which of the following?
            a) Private sector banks            b) Foreign banks         c) Investment banks
            d) Other than those given options     e) Public sector banks
152. The 2014 Sveriges Riksbank Prize in economic sciences in memory of Alfred Noble has been awarded to
            a) Jean Tirole of France     b) Hiroshi Amano of Japan          c) Isamu Asaki of Japan
            d) Patrick Madiano of France             e) May-Bratt and Edward Moser

153. What is the percentage of shareholding of the concerned State Govt in Regional Rural Banks?
a) 100%           b) 15%             c) 50%             d)35%             e) 75%

154. In Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) what is the extent of liability of a partner ?
a)                  Liability of partners is joint and several
b)                  Other than those given as options
c)                  Each partner is fully liable
d)                 Limited to the extent of his share holding
e)                  Each partner is liable not only to the extent of his share but also to the share of other partners in case of any shortfall

155. The 2014 Urban Mobility India (UMI) conference was recently held in
a) Bengaluru     b) Navi Mumbai      c) Ahmedabad      d) New Delhi           e) Chandigarh

156. Many times we read about SEZ in newspapers/ magazines. What is the full form of SEZ?
a) Socio Economic Zone     b) Special Economic Zone     c) Small Economic Zone
d) Special Enforcement Zone     e) Service and Economic Zone

157. Cinepolis, which has a presence of 110 screens in India, has reportedly acquired Fun cinemas, the multiplex chain run by Essel group (83 screen). Cinepolis is a/an
a) Chinese multiplex chain       b) Indian multiplex chain      c) Russian multiplex chain
d) French multiplex chain      e) Mexican multiplex chain

158. Sarjubala Devi is associated with the game of
a) archery        b) boxing         c) wrestling     d) weightlifting           e) shooting

159. Who is the author of the book Lowland?
a) Jhumpa Lahiri         b) Arundhati Roy        c) Kiran Desai             d) Amitav Ghosh
e) Eleanor Calton

160. Who is always a drawee of a cheque?
            a) Bank            b) The one who writes the cheque      c) The one who receives payment

            d) The one who writes and deposits the cheque         e) Other than those given as options

121.d               122.c               123.c               124.c               125.d  
126.e               127.c               128.d               129.b               130.c
131.e               132.d               133.b               134.c               135.b  
136.a               137.d               138.e               139.c               140.d
141.a               142.b               143.a               144.d               145.d  
146.d               147.e               148.b               149.d               150.e
151.e               152.a               153.b               154.a               155.d  
156.b               157.e               158.b               159.d               160.a

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