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GENERAL AWARENESS -- FOR SBI PO -- BSC RAJENDRA KUMAR

Sunday Special questions of the day
Ques. : 1 Air Marshal S Neelakantan recently assumed charge as Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief of
1) Southern Air Command 2) Northern Air Command
3) Eastern Air Command 4) Western Air Command
5) None of these Answer:- 1) Southern Air Command
Ques. : 2 ________ has been appointed as Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
1) Sanjay Kumar Srivastava 2) Pradeep Kumar Sinha
3) Swashpawan Singh 4) Bhaskar Khulbe
5) Omita Paul Answer:- 4) Bhaskar Khulbe
Ques. : 3 ________ will host its annual India Economic Summit on Oct 6-7 in New Delhi under the theme ‘Fostering an Inclusive India through Digital Transformation’.
1) World Economic Forum 2) World Bank
3) IMF 4) ADB
5) WTO Answer:- 1) World Economic Forum
Ques. : 4 Which of the following states has become the first state in the country to approve sewage and wastewater policy?
1) Madhya Pradesh 2) Gujarat
3) Maharashtra 4) Sikkim
5) Rajasthan Answer:- 5) Rajasthan
Ques. : 5 The Parliament has approved the establishment of six new IITs across the country. Which of the following is NOT one of them?
1) Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh) 2) Bhilai (Chhattisgarh)
3) Dharwad (Karnataka) 4) Palakkad (Kerala)
5) None of these Answer:- 5) None of these
Ques. : 6 Which of the following banks recently introduced ‘Privilege Home Loan’ for govt employees and ‘Shaurya Home Loan’ for Defence Personnel with pensionable service?
1) PNB 2) SBI
3) HDFC Bank 4) ICICI Bank
5) Axis Bank Answer:- 2) SBI
Ques. : 7 Which insurance firm and Alibaba group have agreed to engage in a global strategic partnership to explore opportunities to distribute insurance products and services?
1) Metlife 2) Aviva
3) AXA 4) LIC of India
5) Max Life Answer:- 3) AXA
Ques. : 8 The BHEL recently commissioned the second 500 MW thermal unit at Marwa Thermal Power Station in Janjgir-Champa district of
1) Jharkhand 2) West Bengal
3) Chhattisgarh 4) Odisha
5) Maharashtra Answer:- 3) Chhattisgarh
Ques. : 9 Who among the following has been elected as the new Prime Minister of Nepal?
1) Sher Bahadur Deuba 2) Madhav Kumar Nepal
3) Khadga Prasad Oli 4) Pushpa Kamal Dahal
5) Baburam Bhattarai Answer:- 4) Pushpa Kamal Dahal
Ques. : 10 Nobel Prize-winning Egyptian-American Ahmed Zewail passed away recently. He was a renowned
1) Physicist 2) Biologist
3) Chemist 4) Economist
5) Literate Answer:- 3) Chemist
Ques. : 11 The SAARC Home Ministers meet was held recently in
1) Islamabad 2) Dhaka
3) Colombo 4) Kabul
5) Thimphu Answer:- 1) Islamabad
Ques. : 12 The Union Cabinet has approved the transfer of 12 acres of National Textile Corporation, Indu-6 Mill land for the construction of a memorial of BR Ambedkar to the govt of
1) Gujarat 2) Uttar Pradesh
3) Maharashtra 4) Madhya Pradesh
5) Rajasthan Answer:- 3) Maharashtra
Ques. : 13 The govt recently approved the signing of new Air Services Agreement between India and Lao People’s Democratic Republic. The capital city of Lao PDR is
1) Vientiane 2) Nassau
3) Yerevan 4) Luanda
5) Tirana Answer:- 1) Vientiane
Ques. : 14 The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan recently launched ’Sachet- 
www.sachet.rbi.org.in’, a web portal to curb illegal
1) sale of insurance policies 2) sale of fixed deposits
3) collection of personal loans 4) sale of housing loans
5) collection of deposits Answer:- 5) collection of deposits
Ques. : 15 The committee set by the RBI to look at the various facets of household finance in India will be chaired by
1) US Paliwal 2) DK Mohanty
3) NS Vishwanathan 4) Tarun Ramadorai
5) Urjit R Patel Answer:- 4) Tarun Ramadorai
Ques. : 16 The govt has approved an investment of Rs 4,404 cr for development in urban areas in 8 States and UTs under AMRUT scheme. What does letter ‘T’ denote in the term AMRUT?
1) Transition 2) Transport
3) Transformation 4) Tourism
5) Technology Answer:- 3) Transformation
Ques. : 17 Who among the following has authored the book titled ‘Grassroots Innovation’?
1) Jairam Ramesh 2) Anil K Gupta
3) Rana Ayyub 4) Perumal Murugan
5) Akhil Sharma Answer:- 2) Anil K Gupta
Ques. : 18 Who among the following has been chosen for the 23rd Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award?
1) Ila Arun 2) Sukhwinder Singh
3) Shubha Mudgal 4) Kailash Kher
5) Uma Mohan Answer:- 3) Shubha Mudgal
Ques. : 19 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has agreed to add which of the following sports in the 2020 Tokyo Olympics?
1) Baseball-Softball 2) Surfing
3) Climbing Sports 4) Skateboard
5) All the above Answer:- 5) All the above
Ques. : 20 Who among the following was elected as an individual member of International Olympic Committee (IOC) recently? She became the first Indian woman to join the prestigious sports body.
1) Chanda Kochhar 2) PT Usha
3) Anju Bobby George 4) Tina Ambani
5) Nita Ambani Answer:- 5) Nita Ambani
Ques. : 21 What was India’s medal tally at the London 2012 Summer Olympics?
1) six 2) five
3) four 4) three
5) eight Answer:- 1) six
Ques. : 22 The govt has set an inflation target of what per cent for the next five years?
1) 2 per cent 2) 2.5 per cent
3) 3 per cent 4) 4 per cent
5) 5 per cent Answer:- 4) 4 per cent
Ques. : 23 Japan marked the 71st anniversary of the US atomic bombing of Hiroshima recently on
1) 2 Aug 2) 3 Aug
3) 4 Aug 4) 5 Aug
5) 6 Aug Answer:- 5) 6 Aug
Ques. : 24 The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has announced a cash award of ________ for the gold medal winning athlete in the Rio Olympics.
1) Rs 10 lakh 2) Rs 20 lakh
3) Rs 25 lakh 4) Rs 30 lakh
5) Rs 50 lakh Answer:- 5) Rs 50 lakh
Ques. : 25 How many countries are participating in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympics?
1) 206 2) 201
3) 188 4) 182
5) 179 Answer:- 1) 206
Ques. : 26 Mahim Bora passed away recently. He was a Padma Shri and Sahitya Akademi winner and a noted litterateur of
1) Bengali 2) Assamese
3) Telugu 4) Tamil
5) Malayalam Answer:- 2) Assamese
Ques. : 27 The former Comptroller and Auditor General of India Vinod Rai recently stepped down from the board of which of the following banks?
1) IDFC Bank 2) Bandhan Bank
3) Federal Bank 4) Kotak Mahindra Bank
5) YES Bank Answer:- 1) IDFC Bank
Ques. : 28 The public sector bank, Corporation Bank, recently launched ‘group credit life insurance scheme’ of LIC of India. The bank is headquartered in
1) Kochi 2) Bengaluru
3) Chennai 4) Mangalore
5) Hyderabad Answer:- 4) Mangalore
Ques. : 29 The first two-day meet under the Hydrocarbon Vision 2030 for Northeast India was held recently in
1) Agartala 2) Itanagar
3) Aizawl 4) Imphal
5) Guwahati Answer:- 5) Guwahati
Ques. : 30 Who among the following is the new Chief Minister of Gujarat?
1) Ramanlal Vora 2) Saurabh Patel
3) Vijay Rupani 4) Nitin Patel
5) Amit Shah Answer:- 3) Vijay Rupani
Ques. : 31 The second National Handloom Day was recently celebrated all over the country on
1) 02 Aug 2) 03 Aug
3) 05 Aug 4) 07 Aug
5) 08 Aug Answer:- 4) 07 Aug
Ques. : 32 The irrigation department of which state has signed an MoU with the ISRO for setting up a water resources information system on the ‘Bhuvan’ web portal?
1) Telangana 2) Andhra Pradesh
3) Tamil Nadu 4) Maharashtra
5) Madhya Pradesh Answer:- 1) Telangana
Ques. : 33 Kerala Tourism has rolled out a promotional campaign targeting Arab travelers showcasing the state's backwaters and waterfalls on taxis in
1) Riyadh 2) Manama
3) Kuwait 4) Dubai
5) Doha Answer:- 4) Dubai
Ques. : 34 Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa awarded cash prize to Jenitha Anto recently for winning an international tournament for the differently-abled held in Serbia. She plays
1) Chess 2) Table tennis
3) Badminton 4) Billiards
5) Squash Answer:- 1) Chess
Ques. : 35 A nine-member Kathakali dance troupe recently performed first time in Egypt. Kathakali is a dance form which belongs to
1) Tamil Nadu 2) Kerala
3) Assam 4) Gujarat
5) Odisha Answer:- 2) Kerala
Ques. : 36 “Vietnam Veedu’ Sundaram passed away recently. He was a veteran
1) music director 2) singer
3) classical dancer 4) film director
5) painter Answer:- 4) film director
Ques. : 37 The govt has set the target to roll out of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from
1) 1 Jan 2017 2) 1 Mar 2017
3) 1 Apr 2017 4) 1 Jun 2017
5) 1 Sep 2017 Answer:- 3) 1 Apr 2017
Ques. : 38 AS Kiran Kumar heads which of the following organisations?
1) DRDO 2) HAL
3) BHEL 4) NIA
5) ISRO Answer:- 5) ISRO
Ques. : 39 The central govt has launched a nation-wide breastfeeding programme “MAA” with an aim to enhance optimal breastfeeding practices. Here, MAA means
1) Mother's Absolute Attention 2) Mother's Absolute Affection
3) Mother's Absolute Association 4) Mother's Absolute Activity
5) None of these Show Answer
Ques. : 40 Who among the following was recently sworn in as the Deputy Chief Minister of Gujarat?
1) Ramanlal Vora 2) Saurabh Patel
3) Vijay Rupani 4) Nitin Patel
5) Amit Shah Answer:- 4) Nitin Patel
Ques. : 41 The three-day-long India's International Footwear Fair (IIFF) was held recently in
1) Lucknow 2) Kanpur
3) Ahmedabad 4) Kolkata
5) New Delhi Answer:- 5) New Delhi
Ques. : 42 Which country successfully launched the first Tiantong satellite for mobile telecommunication recently?
1) South Korea 2) Mongolia
3) Russia 4) China
5) Vietnam Answer:- 4) China
Ques. : 43 Michel Temer is the acting President of which of the following countries?
1) Brazil 2) Indonesia
3) Malaysia 4) South Africa
5) Thailand Answer:- 1) Brazil
Ques. : 44 The nuclear scientist Shahram Amiri, detained since 2010, was recently executed in which of the following countries?
1) Iraq 2) Iran
3) Saudi Arabia 4) Pakistan
5) Bangladesh Answer:- 2) Iran
Ques. : 45 The capital city of Macedonia is
1) Tirana 2) Sofia
3) Podgorica 4) Pristina
5) Skopje Answer:- 5) Skopje
Ques. : 46 Abhijeet Gupta is associated with which of the following games?
1) Shooting 2) Archery
3) Boxing 4) Shot put
5) Chess Answer:- 5) Chess
Ques. : 47 The govt aims to collect what amount through disinvestment in PSUs this fiscal, according to the Union Budget for 2016-17?
1) Rs 69,500 cr 2) Rs 56,500 cr
3) Rs 36,000 cr 4) Rs 25,500 cr
5) Rs 20,500 cr Answer:- 2) Rs 56,500 cr
Ques. : 48 PM Narendra Modi recently laid the foundation stone for the Rs 10,598.98-cr NTPC 1,600 MW Super Thermal Power Project (Phase I) in Ramagundam city in
1) Andhra Pradesh 2) Telangana
3) Tamil Nadu 4) Karnataka
5) Maharashtra Answer:- 2) Telangana
Ques. : 49 The Sardar Sarovar Dam overflowed for first time since 2014 recently. The dam is situated in the state of
1) Tamil Nadu 2) Punjab
3) Gujarat 4) Haryana
5) Madhya Pradesh Answer:- 3) Gujarat
Ques. : 50 PM Narendra Modi recentlt launched the Mission Bhagiratha in which of the following states aimed at rejuvenating more than 45,000 water tanks?
1) Maharashtra 2) Gujarat
3) Rajasthan 4) Telangana
5) Karnataka Answer:- 4) Telangana

 THANKS RAJENDRA KUMAR
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