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OBJECTIVE GA FOR IBPS CLERKS MAIN -- 12TH DEC TO 20 DEC 2016--USEFUL


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12 DECEMBER 2016
Ques. : 1 Rodrigo Duterte, who recently announced to have decided to accept an arms deal being offered by China under concessional terms, is the present President of
1) Thailand 
2) Taiwan
3) Philippines 
4) Vietnam
5) Cambodia 
Answer:- 3) Philippines
Ques. : 2 President Pranab Mukherjee flagged off the ‘100 Million for 100 Million’ campaign recently which was organized by
1) Bill Gates 
2) NR Narayana Murthy
3) Azim Premji 
4) Ratan Tata
5) Kailash Satyarthi 
Answer:- 5) Kailash Satyarthi
Ques. : 3 A nationwide toll-free helpline number ‘14444’ will be launched shortly to educate people and provide support related to
1) startups 
2) women’s education
3) child abuse 
4) cashless mode of transactions
5) cleanliness drive 
Answer:- 4) cashless mode of transactions
Ques. : 4 The RBI has directed the banks to upload the KYC data pertaining to new individual accounts opened on or after ______, with Central KYC Records Registry.
1) Dec 31, 2016 
2) Jan 01, 2017
3) Mar 31, 2017 
4) Apr 01, 2017
5) Jun 01, 2017 
Answer:- 2) Jan 01, 2017
Ques. : 5 In a significant development, India and Vietnam signed a civil nuclear cooperation agreement and three other agreements recently. The currency of Vietnam is
1) Dong 
2) Lek
3) Shekel 
4) Baht
5) Pound 
Answer:- 1) Dong
Ques. : 6 Virat Kohli has become the first Indian to score three double hundreds in a year in 2016. He has scored a double ton against which of the following teams in 2016?
1) New Zealand 
2) West Indies
3) England 
4) All the above
5) Only 2) and 3) 
Answer:- 4) All the above
Ques. : 7 The committee formed by Finance Ministry to boost Digital Payment system in India submitted its report recently. The Committee was headed by
1) Ratan P Watal 
2) Arvind Subramanian
3) Arvind Mayaram 
4) Rajiv Mehrishi
5) Hasmukh Adhia 
Answer:- 1) Ratan P Watal
Ques. : 8 Rajendra Kumar was appointed as the new Member of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) recently. Who is the present Chairman of CBDT?
1) TS Vijayan 
2) Upendra Kumar Sinha
3) Y Venugopal Reddy 
4) Sushil Chandra
5) Kaushal Srivastava 
Answer:- 4) Sushil Chandra
Ques. : 9 Viola Desmond, a black civil rights leader, will soon become the first woman to appear on a banknote in
1) UK 
2) US
3) Canada 
4) France
5) Italy 
Answer:- 3) Canada
Ques. : 10 The 28th State Information Ministers Conference (SIMCON), 2016 held recently in New Delhi was chaired by the Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting
1) Narendra Singh Tomar 
2) Ravi Shankar Prasad
3) DV Sadananda Gowda 
4) Arun Jaitley
5) Venkaiah Naidu 
Answer:- 5) Venkaiah Naidu






13 DECEMBER 2016
Ques. : 1 Which country recently launched a new generation weather satellite ‘Fengyun-4’ which will significantly improve the country’s weather forecast capabilities?
1) South Korea 
2) Japan
3) China 
4) Malaysia
5) Singapore 
Answer:- 3) China
Ques. : 2 Amit Mitra, who is Chairman of the Empowered Committee of State Finance Ministers and member of the GST Council, is the present Finance Minister of
1) Bihar 
2) West Bengal
3) Odisha 
4) Uttar Pradesh
5) Jharkhand 
Answer:- 2) West Bengal
Ques. : 3 Which country recently stroked a $16.6-b deal with Boeing of the US to supply passenger jets?
1) China 
2) Egypt
3) Indonesia 
4) Iran
5) Saudi Arabia 
Answer:- 4) Iran
Ques. : 4 Which state govt recently launched a mobile App named “Lezgo” that provides the latest information about tourist attractions and allows inputs in 12 prominent languages?
1) Gujarat 
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Rajasthan 
4) Kerala
5) Karnataka 
Answer:- 3) Rajasthan
Ques. : 5 Paolo Gentiloni has been named as the new Prime Minister in
1) Sweden 
2) Spain
3) New Zealand 
4) Australia
5) Italy 
Answer:- 5) Italy
Ques. : 6 The world’s longest tunnel, Gotthard Base Tunnel (GBT) was opened for regular rail services on 11 Dec 2016. The tunnel is situated in
1) UAE 
2) China
3) US 
4) Singapore
5) Switzerland 
Answer:- 5) Switzerland
Ques. : 7 Bishweshwar Nandi, coach of Dipa Karmakar, will co-author her memoir titled “Dipa Karmakar: The Small Wonder”. Dipa is an Indian
1) boxer 
2) shooter
3) weightlifter 
4) gymnast
5) judoka 
Answer:- 4) gymnast
Ques. : 8 Bill English has been sworn in as the new Prime Minister of New Zealand. The capital city of New Zealand is
1) Copenhagen 
2) Helsinki
3) Stockholm 
4) Wellington
5) Reykjavik 
Answer:- 4) Wellington
Ques. : 9 Shiva Thapa is associated with which of the following games?
1) Boxing 
2) Shooting
3) Archery 
4) Weightlifting
5) Wrestling 
Answer:- 1) Boxing
Ques. : 10 India and Indonesia have decided to strengthen defence and maritime relations to address terrorism issue. The currency of Indonesia is
1) rupee 
2) rufiyaa
3) rupiah 
4) baht
5) ringgit 
Answer:- 3) rupiah






14 DECEMBER 2016
Ques. : 1 Antonio Guterres, who was sworn in as the ninth UN Secretary-General on 12 Dec, is the former Prime Minister of
1) Portugal
 
2) Spain
3) Denmark 
4) Finland
5) Greece 
Answer:- 1) Portugal
Ques. : 2 Joko Widodo, who was on a two-day visit to India, recently, is the present President of
1) Malaysia
 
2) Indonesia
3) Cambodia
4) Vietnam
5) Sweden
 
Answer:- 2) Indonesia
Ques. : 3 The EU has signed a deal with Cuba on political dialogue and cooperation. The currency of Cuba is
1) Peso
 
2) Pound
3) Euro
 
4) Dollar
5) Rand
 
Answer:- 1) Peso
Ques. : 4 Which state govt has launched the country’s first amphibious bus project at the Harike wetland?
1) Uttar Pradesh
 
2) Rajasthan
3) Gujarat
 
4) Punjab
5) Karnataka
 
Answer:- 4) Punjab
Ques. : 5 Who among the following won the 2016 World Billiards (150-Up format) Championships title in the summit clash in Bengaluru?
1) Peter Gilchrist
 
2) Pankaj Advani
3) Geet Sethi
 
4) Aditya Mehta
5) None of these
 
Answer:- 2) Pankaj Advani
Ques. : 6 Two Indian-origin men, Vivek Ramaswamy and Apoorva Mehta, have figured in Forbes magazine’s 2nd annual list of wealthiest entrepreneurs under the age of 40 which is topped by
1) Mary T Barra
 
2) Elon Musk
3) Larry Ellison
 
4) Eduardo Saverin
5) Mark Zuckerberg
 
Answer:- 5) Mark Zuckerberg
Ques. : 7 Naveed Mukhtar has been appointed as the new Director-General of the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) which is a spy agency of
1) Iran
 
2) Afghanistan
3) Bangladesh
 
4) Pakistan
5) Saudi Arabia
 
Answer:- 4) Pakistan
Ques. : 8 Who among the following has won the prestigious Ballon d'Or award at FIFA award 2016?
1) Lionel Messi
 
2) Ronaldinho
3) Cristiano Ronaldo
 
4) Gareth Bale
5) Neymar
 
Answer:- 3) Cristiano Ronaldo
Ques. : 9 The Asian Development Bank recently lowered India’s growth forecast for 2016 to
1) 7.5 %
 
2) 7.4 %
3) 7.3 %
 
4) 7.1 %
5) 7 %
 
Answer:- 5) 7 %
Ques. : 10 As mentioned by India Ratings in a report, quoting WTO data, India’s share in global trade was _______ in 2015.
1) 0.4 per cent
 
2) 1 per cent
3) 1.4 per cent
 
4) 1.7 per cent
5) 2.9 per cent
 
Answer:- 4) 1.7 per cent
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15 DECEMBER 2016
Ques. : 1 The United Nations (UN) General Assembly recently granted Observer Status to the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC). Who among the following is the present chairman of ICC?
1) Sunil Bharti Mittal 
2) Gopal Vittal
3) Azim Premji 
4) Kumar Mangalam Birla
5) Lakshmi Mittal 
Answer:- 1) Sunil Bharti Mittal
Ques. : 2 The Govt has appointed who among the following as the chairman of state-owned behemoth Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India for five years?
1) Ashwani Kumar 
2) Girish Chandra Murmu
3) Shaktikanta Das 
4) VK Sharma
5) Usha Sangwan 
Answer:- 4) VK Sharma
Ques. : 3 India has signed a Grant Agreement of USD 5.19 mn with International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD). The parent agency of the IBRD is
1) World Bank 
2) IMF
3) ADB 
4) AIIB
5) New Development Bank 
Answer:- 1) World Bank
Ques. : 4 Sultan Muhammad V was installed as the 15th king in which of the following countries recently?
1) Indonesia 
2) Cambodia
3) Malaysia 
4) Saudi Arabia
5) Bahrain 
Answer:- 3) Malaysia
Ques. : 5 Who among the following has won the Badminton World Federation (BWF) 2016 Most Improved Player of the Year award?
1) Wang Yihan 
2) Pusarla Venkata Sindhu
3) Nozomi Okuhara 
4) Tai Tzu-ying
5) Saina Nehwal 
Answer:- 2) Pusarla Venkata Sindhu
Ques. : 6 Kerala’s CM Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated the third edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) recently. The present governor of Kerala is
1) C Vidyasagar Rao 
2) Ram Nath Kovind
3) Sheila Dikshit 
4) P Sathasivam
5) Ram Naik
Answer:- 4) P Sathasivam
Ques. : 7 A biopic titled “Blond Ambition” has been named the most admired unproduced film script currently in the Hollywood system. It is the biopic of
1) Madonna 
2) Sandra Bullock
3) Jennifer Aniston 
4) Johnny Depp
5) Angelina Jolie 
Answer:- 1) Madonna
Ques. : 8 Who among the following were named ITF World Champions for 2016 recently?
1) Novak Dokovic and Caroline Wozniacki 2) Rafael Nadal and Karolina Pliskova
3) Roger Federer and Serena Williams 
4) Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Andy Murray and Angelique Kerber
Ques. : 9 What is the currency of Sudan?
1) Pound 
2) Dollar
3) Franc 
4) Peso
5) Rand 
Answer:- 1) Pound
Ques. : 10 Indo-Russian Bilateral Naval Exercise Indra Navy-2016 was held in Dec 2016. The first edition of this maritime exercise was held in
1) 2001 
2) 2002
3) 2003 
4) 2005
5) 2007 
Answer:- 3) 2003
16 DECEMBER 2016
Ques. : 1 Who among the following took charge as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) recently?
1) VG Kannan 
2) Ashwani Kumar
3) Vijay Kumar Sharma 
4) Rajeev Rishi
5) Rakesh Sethi 
Answer:- 1) VG Kannan
Ques. : 2 Which of the following gulf countries formally announced the end of its controversial “kafala” system recently?
1) Bahrain 
2) UAE
3) Saudi Arabia 
4) Iran
5) Qatar 
Answer:- 5) Qatar
Ques. : 3 India will contribute _______ to the UN Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) for the year 2016-17.
1) $100,000 
2) $200,000
3) $500,000 
4) $800,000
5) $10,00,000 
Answer:- 3) $500,000
Ques. : 4 The 2017 Bobsleigh and Skeleton world championships were taken away from Sochi amid the growing threat of a boycott. Sochi is a city in
1) Germany 
2) South Korea
3) Latvia 
4) Russia
5) China 
Answer:- 4) Russia
Ques. : 5 The Union Cabinet has approved the amending of the agreement with Tajikistan for prevention of tax evasion. The capital city of Tajikistan is
1) Kiev 
2) Ashgabat
3) Tashkent 
4) Dushanbe
5) Manama 
Answer:- 4) Dushanbe
Ques. : 6 The govt has announced the Lucky Grahak Yojna under which, 15,000 winners will be eligible daily for a prize worth Rs 1,000 each for the next 100 days starting
1) Dec 25 
2) Dec 31
3) Jan 01 
4) Jan 26
5) Jan 31 
Answer:- 1) Dec 25
Ques. : 7 Rio de Janeiro, nicknamed the Marvellous City, officially entered the UN’s list of world heritage sites recently. Rio is a city located in
1) Russia 
2) Brazil
3) Mongolia 
4) Ukraine
5) Zambia 
Answer:- 2) Brazil
Ques. : 8 _______ has launched “each one, teach one” initiative to increase digital inclusion in the country.
1) Flipkart 
2) Snapdeal
3) Amazon 
4) Mobikwik
5) Paytm 
Answer:- 5) Paytm
Ques. : 9 The Forbes magazine has ranked PM Narendra Modi at which of the following places in its annual World’s Most Powerful People list?
1) 2nd 
2) 4th
3) 5th 
4) 9th
5) 10th 
Answer:- 4) 9th
Ques. : 10 The Wholesale Price Index inflation for Nov 2016 was
1) 3.15 per cent 
2) 3.25 per cent
3) 3.36 per cent 
4) 3.40 per cent
5) 3.60 per cent 
Answer:- 1) 3.15 per cent
17 DECEMBER 2016
Ques. : 1 Who among the following has topped the Forbes 2016 list of the World’s Most Powerful People?
1) Xi Jinping 
2) Barack Obama
3) Narendra Modi 
4) Vladimir Putin
5) Donald Trump 
Answer:- 4) Vladimir Putin
Ques. : 2 The NITI Aayog CEO Amitab Kant recently announced Lucky Grahak Yojna under which the digital payments made through AEPS will win prizes. The term AEPS means
1) Adhaar Exchange Payment System 
2) Adhaar Endorsed Payment System
3) Adhaar Enabled Payment System 
4) Adhaar Empowered Payment System
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) Adhaar Enabled Payment System
Ques. : 3 Amina Mohammed has been confirmed as the new deputy Secretary General of the UN. She hails from
1) Nigeria 
2) Kenya
3) Sudan 
4) Jordan
5) Brazil 
Answer:- 1) Nigeria
Ques. : 4 The Indian Council of Food and Agriculture (ICFA) presented the “Global Agriculture Leadership Award 2016” recently to
1) MS Swaminathan 
2) Ratan Tata
3) Mukesh Ambani 
4) Gautam Adani
5) Sunil Bharti Mittal 
Answer:- 2) Ratan Tata
Ques. : 5 The 5th India-Arab partnership conference was held recently in Muscat which is the capital city of
1) Qatar 
2) Bahrain
3) Oman 
4) UAE
5) Saudi Arab 
Answer:- 3) Oman
Ques. : 6 ________ has emerged as the most preferred destination for innovation in Asia and third biggest globally as per a recent research by global consulting major Capgemini.
1) China
2) Indonesia
3) Malaysia 
4) Singapore
5) India 
Answer:- 5) India
Ques. : 7 India batswoman __________ has been named in the Women’s Team of the Year 2016 by the ICC.
1) Archana Das 
2) Smriti Mandhana
3) Soniya Dabir 
4) Harmanpreet Kaur
5) Mithali Raj 
Answer:- 2) Smriti Mandhana
Ques. : 8 The seventh joint military exercise EKUVERIN Exercise 2016 was held recently between India and
1) Sri Lanka 
2) Nepal
3) Bhutan 
4) Bangladesh
5) Maldives 
Answer:- 5) Maldives
Ques. : 9 The Vijay Diwas is celebrated every year on which date to mark the military victory over Pakistan in 1971?
1) 06 Dec 
2) 11 Dec
3) 15 Dec 
4) 16 Dec
5) 18 Dec 
Answer:- 4) 16 Dec
Ques. : 10 Which country successfully test-fired an enhanced version of an indigenously-designed cruise missile that can hit targets at 700 km and is named ‘Babur’?
1) Bangladesh 
2) Maldives
3) Pakistan 
4) Afghanistan
5) Iran 
Answer:- 3) Pakistan

19 DECEMBER 2016
Ques. : 1 The govt has launched Lucky Grahak Yojana. Under this scheme, all the transactions between ________ will be eligible for awards.
1) Rs 50 and Rs 3,000 
2) Rs 100 and Rs 3,000
3) Rs 1000 and Rs 3,000 
4) Rs 500 and Rs 5,000
5) None of these 
Answer:- 1) Rs 50 and Rs 3,000
Ques. : 2 A 2,700-square-meter skating space, which is being considered the world's largest non-permanent indoor ice rink, was recently opened at the Grand Palais in
1) Paris 
2) London
3) Tokyo 
4) Shanghai
5) Madrid 
Answer:- 1) Paris
Ques. : 3 Which state govt has launched a subsidized meal scheme ‘Annapurna Rasoi’ where needy will get breakfast for Rs 5 and lunch or dinner for Rs 8?
1) Madhya Pradesh 
2) Rajasthan
3) Andhra Pradesh 
4) Karnataka
5) Maharashtra 
Answer:- 2) Rajasthan
Ques. : 4 The ________ City Municipal Corporation has been selected for Digital India Award instituted by Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
1) Mangalore 
2) Coimbatore
3) Pune 
4) Bhopal
5) Patna 
Answer:- 2) Coimbatore
Ques. : 5 Which of the following teams has won the 2016 Hockey Junior World Cup?
1) India 
2) Belgium
3) Malaysia 
4) Pakistan
5) Bangladesh 
Answer:- 1) India
Ques. : 6 The International Migrants Day is observed every year on
1) 09 Dec 
2) 10 Dec
3) 11 Dec 
4) 18 Dec
5) 20 Dec 
Answer:- 4) 18 Dec
Ques. : 7 What does letter ‘M’ denote in the term MSS as used in the context of the RBI?
1) Marginal 
2) Market
3) Monitory 
4) Management
5) Mobility 
Answer:- 2) Market
Ques. : 8 Who among the following is the Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog at present?
1) Bibek Debroy 
2) Pravin Krishna
3) Arvind Subramanian 
4) Jagdish Bhagwati
5) Arvind Panagariya 
Answer:- 5) Arvind Panagariya
Ques. : 9 Prime Minister Narendra Modi lay the foundation stone of the country’s first ever Indian Institute of Skills recently in
1) Lucknow 
2) Kanpur
3) Bhopal 
4) Jaipur
5) Ahmedabad 
Answer:- 2) Kanpur
Ques. : 10 Almazbek Sharshenovich Atambayev, who visited New Delhi recently, is the present President of
1) Tajikistan 
2) Uzbekistan
3) Turkmenistan 
4) Kyrgyzstan
5) Kazakhstan 
Answer:- 4) Kyrgyzstan






20 DECEMBER 2016
Ques. : 1 Saumitra Chaudhuri, who passed away recently, was a former member of
1) Planning Commission 
2) Law Commission
3) Finance Commission 
4) National Commission for Schedule Tribes
5) None of these 
Answer:- 1) Planning Commission
Ques. : 2 India beat which of the following teams to win the hockey junior World Cup 2016?
1) Australia 
2) Belgium
3) England 
4) Malaysia
5) Pakistan 
Answer:- 2) Belgium
Ques. : 3 Private sector bank _______ has partnered with Ola, one of the popular mobile apps for transportation, to provide cash-on-demand at customer’s doorstep.
1) YES Bank 
2) Federal Bank
3) Axis Bank 
4) RBL Bank
5) Bandhan Bank 
Answer:- 1) YES Bank
Ques. : 4 Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh recently inaugurated two new districts Pherzawl and Noney in the state of
1) Mizoram 
2) Sikkim
3) Assam 
4) Nagaland
5) Manipur 
Answer:- 5) Manipur
Ques. : 5 Who among the following has authored the book titled Exile?
1) Aruna Chakravarti 
2) Kanhaiya Kumar
3) Devdutt Pattanaik 
4) CNR Rao
5) Taslima Nasreen 
Answer:- 5) Taslima Nasreen
Ques. : 6 The Power Minister Piyush Goyal will launch an app to ensure transparency in the implementation of rural electrification programme. The app is named
1) Urja 
2) Vidyut Mitra
3) GARV-II 
4) TRINETRA-II
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) GARV-II
Ques. : 7 Stephanie Del Valle has been crowned as the Miss World 2016 at an event held in Maryland, US. She hails from Puerto which is a Caribbean island and unincorporated territory of
1) US 
2) Russia
3) Canada 
4) Australia
5) None of these 
Answer:- 1) US
Ques. : 8 The International Human Solidarity Day is observed every year on
1) 11 Dec 
2) 19 Dec
3) 20 Dec 
4) 22 Dec
5) 25 Dec 
Answer:- 3) 20 Dec
Ques. : 9 A French court has found Christine Lagarde guilty of negligence. She is the present chief of
1) World Bank 
2) UNICEF
3) IMF 
4) ADB
5) IBRD 
Answer:- 3) IMF
Ques. : 10 Andrey Karlov, who was shot dead in Turkey recently, was the ambassador of which country to Turkey?
1) Ukraine 
2) Russia
3) Uzbekistan 
4) Kyrgyzstan
5) Tajikistan 
Answer:- 2) Russia



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