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IBPS CLERKS 2016 -- GENERAL AWARENESS --2 OF 3 NOVEMBER--USEFUL

11 NOVEMBER 2016
Ques. : 1 President Jacob Zuma survived a no-confidence vote in parliament in which of the following countries recently?
1) South Africa 
2) Australia
3) New Zealand 
4) Austria
5) Zimbabwe 
Answer:- 1) South Africa
Ques. : 2 Recently, India hosted the Seventh Session of the Conference of Parties (COP7) to WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in
1) Bengaluru 
2) Mumbai
3) Greater Noida 
4) Gurugram
5) Chennai
Answer:- 3) Greater Noida
Ques. : 3 The Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship recently announced launch of Pradhan Mantri Yuva Yojana to scale up an ecosystem of
1) sports stadiums 
2) skilled labourers
3) vocational training centres 
4) visa processing centres
5) entrepreneurship for youngsters Answer:- 5) entrepreneurship for youngsters
Ques. : 4 The Centre recently decided to extend the Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) in three districts Tirap, Changlang and Longding in which of the following states?
1) Manipur 
2) Tripura
3) Mizoram 
4) Nagaland
5) Arunachal Pradesh 
Answer:- 5) Arunachal Pradesh
Ques. : 5 What is the full form of term FEMA as used in banking/economy?
1) Forward Exchange Management Act 
2) Foreign Exchange Maintenance Act
3) Forward Exchange Maintenance Act 
4) Foreign Establishments Management Act
5) Foreign Exchange Management Act Answer:- 5) Foreign Exchange Management Act
Ques. : 6 The Madhya Pradesh govt has decided to honour who among the following with its prestigious ‘Kalidas Samman’ national award for 2015-16?
1) Padma Sachdev 
2) Govind Mishra
3) Raj Bisaria 
4) Sugathakumari
5) Veerappa Moily 
Answer:- 3) Raj Bisaria
Ques. : 7 Which country has launched a navigation satellite, which will conduct in-orbit experiments using pulsar detectors to demonstrate new technologies?
1) Russia 
2) South Korea
3) Germany 
4) China
5) Japan 
Answer:- 4) China
Ques. : 8 The 1st International Agro-biodiversity Congress was held recently in
1) Chandigarh 
2) Jaipur
3) Bhopal 
4) New Delhi
5) Shimla 
Answer:- 4) New Delhi
Ques. : 9 Uttarakhand CM Harish Rawat recently conferred the Uttarakhand Ratna award on who among the following on the occasion of the state’s 17th foundation day (9 Nov)?
1) Rita Bahuguna 
2) Narayan Dutt Tiwari
3) Ram Naresh Yadav 
4) Vijay Bahuguna
5) None of these 
Answer:- 2) Narayan Dutt Tiwari
Ques. : 10 Who among the following is the present Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare? He launched Healthy India Initiative magazine and No More Tension mobile App recently.
1) Harsh Vardhan 
2) JP Nadda
3) Ravi Shankar Prasad 
4) Radha Mohan Singh
5) Dharmendra Pradhan 
Answer:- 2) JP Nadda




12 NOVEMBER 2016
Ques. : 1 India recently signed a landmark civil nuclear cooperation deal with which of the following countries during PM Narendra Modi’s recent visit to the country?
1) New Zealand 
2) Austria
3) Japan 
4) South Korea
5) Germany 
Answer:- 3) Japan
Ques. : 2 The Public Service Broadcasting Day is observed every year on
1) 08 Nov 
2) 10 Nov
3) 11 Nov 
4) 12 Nov
5) 14 Nov 
Answer:- 4) 12 Nov
Ques. : 3 What is the currency of Belgium?
1) Peso 
2) Pound
3) Franc 
4) Euro
5) Krona 
Answer:- 4) Euro
Ques. : 4 All 42 Congress members in the assembly of which of the following states recently handed over their resignations after Supreme Court’s verdict on Satluj Yamuna Link canal issue?
1) Rajasthan 
2) Punjab
3) Haryana 
4) Himachal Pradesh
5) Uttarakhand 
Answer:- 2) Punjab
Ques. : 5 Who among the following won the Stefan Edberg Sportsmanship Award at the ATP awards recently?
1) Roger Federer
2) Stan Wawrinka
3) Andy Murray
4) Rafael Nadal
5) Novak Dokovic 
Answer:- 1) Roger Federer
Ques. : 6 Which state govt has signed an agreement with Canada to implement a joint action plan on urban infrastructure development in the state?
1) Maharashtra 
2) Gujarat
3) Rajasthan 
4) Haryana
5) Punjab 
Answer:- 1) Maharashtra
Ques. : 7 Gurumoorthy Mahalingam took charge as full-time member of SEBI recently. Who among the following is the present chairman of SEBI?
1) TS Vijayan 
2) Shashi Kant Sharma
3) AS Kiran Kumar 
4) CB Bhave
5) Upendra Kumar Sinha 
Answer:- 5) Upendra Kumar Sinha
Ques. : 8 India has so far signed civil nuclear deal(s) with which of the following countries?
1) Kazakhstan 
2) Argentina
3) Namibia 
4) US
5) All the above 
Answer:- 5) All the above
Ques. : 9 The reverse side of the new Rs 2000 banknote bears a motif of
1) GSLV 
2) LCA Tejas
3) Arjun Tank 
4) Mangalyaan
5) Agni missile 
Answer:- 4) Mangalyaan
Ques. : 10 Which of the following women’s team won the 33rd Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament?
1) Haryana XI 
2) Western Railways
3) CRPF 
4) Namdhari-XI
5) Indian Oil 
Answer:- 2) Western Railways


14 NOVEMBER 2016
Ques. : 1 The Supreme Court scrapped Termination of Water Agreements Act, 2004 of which of the following states recently? It unilaterally allowed the state to stop sharing Ravi, Beas waters with other States.
1) Haryana 
2) Punjab
3) Himachal Pradesh 
4) Uttarakhand
5) Punjab 
Answer:- 5) Punjab
Ques. : 2 ______ has won the prestigious 2016 Golden Peacock Award for Corporate Governance.
1) SAIL 
2) GAIL
3) Indian Oil 
4) ONGC
5) Coal India 
Answer:- 1) SAIL
Ques. : 3 The World Pneumonia Day is observed across the world on
1) 02 Nov 
2) 05 Nov
3) 11 Nov 
4) 12 Nov
5) 14 Nov 
Answer:- 4) 12 Nov
Ques. : 4 Leonard Cohen, who died recently, was a world famous
1) dancer 
2) singer-songwriter
3) guitarist 
4) novelist
5) actor-director 
Answer:- 2) singer-songwriter
Ques. : 5 Meng Hongwei was elected the President of the International Criminal Police Organization (Interpol) recently. He hails from
1) Malaysia 
2) China
3) Indonesia 
4) Mongolia
5) Colombia 
Answer:- 2) China
Ques. : 6 President Park Geun-hye is to be questioned over allegations of political corruption in which of the following countries?
1) Mexico 
2) Cuba
3) Venezuela 
4) Cambodia
5) South Korea 
Answer:- 5) South Korea
Ques. : 7 Which of the following private sector lenders is headquartered at ?Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu?
1) City Union Bank 
2) Centurian Bank
3) Karur Vysya Bank 
4) Jammu and Kashmir Bank
5) RBL Bank 
Answer:- 1) City Union Bank
Ques. : 8 The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Forum’s Week was held recently in Lima, the capital city of
1) Papua New Guinea 
2) Malaysia
3) Chile 
4) Peru
5) Brunei Darussalam 
Answer:- 4) Peru
Ques. : 9 Who among the following won the 2016 Brazilian Grand Prix F1 championship recently?
1) Lewis Hamilton 
2) Nico Rosberg
3) Max Verstappen 
4) Daniel Ricciardo
5) Sebastian Vettel 
Answer:- 1) Lewis Hamilton
Ques. : 10 The book Democrats and Dissenters has been authored by
1) Arvind Adiga 
2) Hemant Singh
3) Sanjaya Baru 
4) Ankush Saikia
5) Ramachandra Guha 
Answer:- 5) Ramachandra Guha














15 NOVEMBER 2016
Ques. : 1 Anerood Jugnauth is the present Prime Minister of which of the following countries?
1) Mauritius 
2) Suriname
3) Trinidad and Tobago 
4) Maldives
5) Bhutan 
Answer:- 1) Mauritius
Ques. : 2 Aditi Ashok is associated with which of the following games? She recently scripted history becoming the first Indian woman to win a Ladies European Tour title.
1) Squash 
2) Snooker
3) Golf 
4) Chess
5) Cyclist 
Answer:- 3) Golf
Ques. : 3 Who among the following has been chosen to be honoured with 2016 Tata Literature Live! Poet Laureate Award?
1) Javed Akhtar 
2) Loy Mendonsa
3) Guzar 
4) Shankar Mahadevan
5) Prasoon Joshi 
Answer:- 3) Guzar
Ques. : 4 Reuven Rivlin, who visited India, recently, is the present President of which of the following countries?
1) Sweden 
2) Spain
3) Norway 
4) Finland
5) Israel 
Answer:- 5) Israel
Ques. : 5 Name the Indian-origin man from South Africa who was recently awarded the Global Citizen Award for his “innovative and visionary” contribution to the global community. He is the founder of the ‘Gift of the Givers Foundation.’
1) Ahmed Kathrada 
2) Narinder Singh Kapany
3) Ronnie Govender 
4) Imtiaz Sooliman
5) Karthy Govender 
Answer:- 4) Imtiaz Sooliman
Ques. : 6 The Fortune magazine has named who among the following as Business Person of the Year, 2016?
1) Satya Nadella 
2) Sundar Pichai
3) Mark Zuckerberg 
4) Elon Musk
5) Sheryl Sandberg 
Answer:- 3) Mark Zuckerberg
Ques. : 7 What is the currency of Peru?
1) Sol 
2) Rand
3) Riel 
4) Baht
5) Peso 
Answer:- 1) Sol
Ques. : 8 Which of the following commercial banks has received RBI’s permission to open its first international branch at the Dubai International Financial Centre?
1) RBL Bank 
2) Federal Bank
3) Dhanlaxmi Bank 
4) Centurion Bank
5) Karur Vysya Bank 
Answer:- 2) Federal Bank
Ques. : 9 Which of the following is the only Greenfield Bank license awarded by the RBI in the last two decades, associated with the finest pedigree investors?
1) YES Bank 
2) Karur Vysya Bank
3) Bandhan Bank 
4) Federal Bank
5) IDFC Bank 
Answer:- 1) YES Bank
Ques. : 10 The World Diabetes Day is observed every year on
1) 02 Nov 
2) 05 Nov
3) 11 Nov 
4) 12 Nov
5) 14 Nov 
Answer:- 5) 14 Nov















16 NOVEMBER 2016
Ques. : 1 Which of the following private sector lenders appointed Amresh Acharya as Group President and Head of Global Indian Banking recently?
1) RBL Bank 
2) Federal Bank
3) Dhanlaxmi Bank 
4) Centurion Bank
5) YES Bank 
Answer:- 5) YES Bank
Ques. : 2 The RBI task force set up to oversee recalibration of ATM machines after the country introduced new banknotes to replace old Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes, will be headed by
1) SS Mundra 
2) R Gandhi
3) HR Khan 
4) KC Chakrabarty
5) NS Vishwanathan 
Answer:- 1) SS Mundra
Ques. : 3 As part of its efforts to continue the global transition to zero-and-low carbon energy sources, which country has announced two financial projects worth USD 95 mn for India?
1) US 
2) UK
3) Russia 
4) Sweden
5) Germany 
Answer:- 1) US
Ques. : 4 ________ has been termed as the country’s breast cancer capital, with cases at a record high of 40 per lakh of population.
1) Kochi 
2) Chennai
3) Hyderabad 
4) Bengaluru
5) Thiruvananthapuram 
Answer:- 5) Thiruvananthapuram
Ques. : 5 Which of the following has become the first state to start India’s first Cherry Blossom Festival, which is widely celebrated in Japan?
1) Mizoram 
2) Tripura
3) Kerala 
4) Meghalaya
5) Karnataka 
Answer:- 4) Meghalaya
Ques. : 6 Which country has announced an online program for its pre-schools to learn foreign languages, including Hindi from 2017?
1) Australia 
2) Germany
3) Japan 
4) France
5) Austria 
Answer:- 1) Australia
Ques. : 7 Boyko Borisov resigned as the Prime Minister of which of the following countries?
1) Greece 
2) Turkey
3) Bulgaria 
4) Spain
5) Finland 
Answer:- 3) Bulgaria
Ques. : 8 SSP Chawrasia is associated with which of the following games?
1) Squash 
2) Golf
3) Billiards 
4) Discuss Throw
5) Archery 
Answer:- 2) Golf
Ques. : 9 The Govt has hiked the MSP of wheat by Rs 100 per quintal and pulses by up to Rs 550 a quintal to boost the output of these rabi crops and check prices. The term MSP means
1) Minimum Support Price 
2) Maximum Support Price
3) Monitored Support Price 
4) Managed Support Price
5) None of these 
Answer:- 1) Minimum Support Price
Ques. : 10 What is the currency of Israel?
1) Sol 
2) Rand
3) Riel 
4) Baht
5) New Shekel 
Answer:- 5) New Shekel

17 NOVEMBER 2016
Ques. : 1 As scheduled by the govt, the Union Budget 2017-18 will be presented on
1) 01 Feb, 2017 
2) 05 Feb, 2017
3) 10 Feb, 2017 
4) 15 Feb, 2017
5) 28 Feb, 2017 
Answer:- 1) 01 Feb, 2017
Ques. : 2 The tenth edition of the joint military training exercise named “Surya Kiran 2016” was conducted recently between India and
1) Sri Lanka 
2) Bangladesh
3) Nepal 
4) Bhutan
5) Maldives 
Answer:- 3) Nepal
Ques. : 3 The International Day for Tolerance is observed globally every year on
1) 06 Nov 
2) 11 Nov
3) 14 Nov 
4) 16 Nov
5) 17 Nov
Answer:- 4) 16 Nov
Ques. : 4 Which of the following institutions and the Govt of India on have signed a USD 500-mn loan pact to build a 9.8 km long road bridge across the Ganges River in Bihar? This will be India’s longest river bridge.
1) World Bank
2) IMF
3) Asian Development Bank (ADB) 
4) New Development Bank
5) AIIB 
Answer:- 3) Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Ques. : 5 Which state govt recently launched a programme named “Har Ghar Bijli Lagataar” to provide free electricity connection to about 50 lakh households above the poverty line?
1) Uttar Pradesh 
2) Rajasthan
3) Madhya Pradesh 
4) Bihar
5) Punjab 
Answer:- 4) Bihar
Ques. : 6 The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully tested its unmanned combat aerial vehicle recently which is named
1) Maruti 
2) Rustom-2
3) Panchhi-2 
4) Hansha
5) Chetak 
Answer:- 2) Rustom-2
Ques. : 7 Debbie Hockley was recently elected as president of the national cricket board of which country, becoming the first woman to hold that role?
1) New Zealand 
2) Australia
3) Zimbabwe 
4) England
5) South Africa 
Answer:- 1) New Zealand
Ques. : 8 Padmini Rout won the National Women Premier Championship for the third time recently. She plays
1) Badminton 
2) Tennis
3) Squash 
4) Snooker
5) Chess 
Answer:- 5) Chess
Ques. : 9 The deadline set by the RBI for banks to clean up their balance sheets is
1) Mar 2017 
2) Jun 2017
3) Sep 2017 
4) Mar 2018
5) Sep 2018 
Answer:- 1) Mar 2017
Ques. : 10 Over 20 countries signed the framework agreement of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) at Marrakech, in Morocco recently. The ISA is headquartered in
1) Gurugram, India 
2) Paris, France
3) Frankfurt, Germany 
4) Madrid, Spain
5) London, UK 
Answer:- 1) Gurugram, India







18 NOVEMBER 2016
Ques. : 1 Srinivas Kumar Sinha, who passed away recently, was the former governor of
1) Jammu and Kashmir 
2) Haryana
3) Himachal Pradesh 
4) Arunachal Pradesh
5) Tamil Nadu 
Answer:- 1) Jammu and Kashmir
Ques. : 2 Over 20 countries, including Brazil and France, have become signatories to the framework agreement of the International Solar Alliance. The initiative was launched by who among the following at the COP21, Paris in 2015?
1) Narendra Modi 
2) Barack Obama
3) Nawaz Sharif 
4) Shinzo Abe
5) Justin Trudeau 
Answer:- 1) Narendra Modi
Ques. : 3 For the first time, CRPF has deployed a team of women commandos in anti-Naxal operations in the state of
1) Odisha 
2) Jammu and Kashmir
3) Chhattisgarh 
4) Jharkhand
5) Bihar 
Answer:- 4) Jharkhand
Ques. : 4 Which of the following firms has launched Internet of Things (IoT) services venture named “UNLIMIT” in association with Cisco Jasper?
1) Reliance Group 
2) Bharti Airtel
3) Idea Cellular 
4) Videocon
5) Essel Group 
Answer:- 1) Reliance Group
Ques. : 5 The Gwadar port was inaugurated in which of the following countries recently?
1) Bangladesh 
2) Pakistan
3) Sri Lanka 
4) Maldives
5) Myanmar 
Answer:- 2) Pakistan
Ques. : 6 Who among the following launched her second book “The Legend of Lakshmi Prasad” recently?
1) Twinkle Khanna 
2) Karisma Kapoor
3) Sonali Bendre 
4) Shilpa Shetty
5) Raveena Tandon 
Answer:- 1) Twinkle Khanna
Ques. : 7 ________ has been named international word of the year by Oxford Dictionaries.
1) Don 
2) Post-truth
3) Unfriend 
4) Carbon-neutral
5) Bovvered 
Answer:- 2) Post-truth
Ques. : 8 Which of the following countries withdraws from International Criminal Court (ICC) recently?
1) China 
2) Turkey
3) Cuba 
4) Cambodia
5) Russia 
Answer:- 5) Russia
Ques. : 9 _________ has become the first state in the country to pass a motion in the assembly supporting the demonetisation move of the central govt.
1) Punjab 
2) Rajasthan
3) Madhya Pradesh 
4) Bihar
5) Chhattisgarh 
Answer:- 5) Chhattisgarh
Ques. : 10 The World Philosophy Day is observed every year on
1) 11 Nov 
2) 12 Nov
3) 13 Nov 
4) 14 Nov
5) 17 Nov 
Answer:- 5) 17 Nov
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