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GENERAL AWARENESS --SBI PO IBPS PO --- MAY 11 TO 23, 2017 --

11 MAY 2017
Ques. : 1 Sunil Mehta has been appointed as the new MD and CEO of which of the following banks?
1) PNB 
2) Corporation Bank
3) Indian Bank 
4) Bank of Baroda
5) UCO Bank 
Answer:- 1) PNB
Ques. : 2 The International Monetary Fund has said that India's growth is expected to rebound to _______ in 2018-19 after disruptions caused by demonetisation.
1) 7.1 per cent 
2) 7.3 per cent
3) 7.5 per cent 
4) 7.7 per cent
5) 7.9 per cent 
Answer:- 4) 7.7 per cent
Ques. : 3 Moon Jae-in was elected as the new President of which of the following countries recently?
1) South Korea 
2) France
3) Venezuela 
4) Philippines
5) Thailand 
Answer:- 1) South Korea
Ques. : 4 The International Court of Justice (ICJ) put a stay on the execution order of Kulbhushan Jadhav by a military court in Pakistan recently. The ICJ is located in
1) Geneva 
2) New York
3) Hague 
4) London
5) Paris 
Answer:- 3) Hague
Ques. : 5 What is the full form of the term IIP as used in economic parlance?
1) Index of Indian Production 
2) Index of International Production
3) Index of Indigenous Production 
4) Index of Industrial Production
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Index of Industrial Production
Ques. : 6 Indian Overseas Bank has cut its MCLR by 10 basis points from May 10 across all tenors. In the term MCLR, the letter ‘M’ stands for
1) Marginal 
2) Mortgage
3) Mode 
4) Maintenance
5) Mapping 
Answer:- 1) Marginal
Ques. : 7 The high net non-performing assets (NNPA) and negative return on assets (ROA) recently led the RBI to invoke Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) on
1) Syndicate Bank 
2) Bank of Baroda
3) Canara Bank 
4) IDBI Bank
5) Corporation Bank 
Answer:- 4) IDBI Bank
Ques. : 8 _______ has become the first US firm to top the $800 bn mark in market capitalisation.
1) Facebook 
2) Microsoft
3) Apple 
4) Google
5) Intel 
Answer:- 3) Apple
Ques. : 9 With a capacity of 1,000 MW, Kurnool Ultra Solar Park has become world’s largest single location solar project. It is situated in the state of
1) Tamil Nadu 
2) Kerala
3) Karnataka 
4) Telangana
5) Andhra Pradesh 
Answer:- 5) Andhra Pradesh
Ques. : 10 The Supreme Court recently pronounced six month’s jail term to Justice CS Karnan in a contempt case. Justice Karnan is a sitting judge at the
1) Patna High Court 
2) Odisha High Court
3) Calcutta High Court 
4) Karnataka High Court
5) Madras High Court 
Answer:- 3) Calcutta High Court



12 MAY 2017
Ques. : 1 The govt has promoted the executive director of Canara Bank Dinabandhu Mohapatra as the new MD and CEO of
1) Bank of India 
2) Indian Bank
3) Dena Bank 
4) UCO Bank
5) Indian Overseas Bank 
Answer:- 1) Bank of India
Ques. : 2 The Income Tax department has launched a new e-facility to link a person's Aadhaar with the PAN. What is the full form of PAN?
1) Personal Account Number 
2) Programmed Account Number
3) Permanent Assessment Number 
4) Permanent Account Number
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Permanent Account Number
Ques. : 3 Which sate govt recently decided to conduct a survey to provide affordable houses under ‘Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna-Housing for All’ to the people living in urban areas?
1) Punjab 
2) Haryana
3) Uttar Pradesh 
4) Karnataka
5) Kerala 
Answer:- 2) Haryana
Ques. : 4 Rohan Bopanna is associated with which of the following games?
1) Badminton 
2) Snooker
3) Table tennis 
4) Squash
5) Tennis 
Answer:- 5) Tennis
Ques. : 5 Private lender Kotak Mahindra Bank is planning to raise about Rs 5,662 cr through sale of 62 mn shares through QIP. Expand the term QIP.
1) Qualitative Institutional Placement 
2) Quantitative Institutional Placement
3) Qualified Institutional Placement 
4) Quick Institutional Placement
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) Qualified Institutional Placement
Ques. : 6 Who among the following is the present Chief Economic Advisor in the Union Finance Ministry?
1) Arvind Panagariya 
2) Kaushik Basu
3) Hasmukh Adhia 
4) Subir Gokarn
5) Arvind Subramanian 
Answer:- 5) Arvind Subramanian
Ques. : 7 The term ‘Blue Revolution’ is associated with which of the following sectors?
1) Petroleum 
2) Indigo
3) Aquaculture 
4) Textile
5) Aviation 
Answer:- 3) Aquaculture
Ques. : 8 India has moved up to which spot in global electricity accessibility ranking, moving up from 99th in 2014?
1) 26th 
2) 32nd
3) 45th 
4) 62nd
5) 73rd 
Answer:- 1) 26th
Ques. : 9 India's central biotech regulator, Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), recently cleared genetically modified (GM) __________ for commercial cultivation.
1) Cane 
2) Mustard
3) Cotton 
4) Maize
5) Wheat 
Answer:- 2) Mustard
Ques. : 10 The govt has promoted the executive director of Bank of India RA Sankara Narayanan as the new MD and CEO of
1) Corporation Bank 
2) Bank of Maharashtra
3) Syndicate Bank 
4) Vijaya Bank
5) Oriental Bank of Commerce 
Answer:- 4) Vijaya Bank


13 MAY 2017
Ques. : 1 The Indian navy conducted “Konkan-17” joint naval exercise with which of the following countries recently?
1) UK 
2) US
3) UAE 
4) Japan
5) Indonesia 
Answer:- 1) UK
Ques. : 2 As per a study by _______, the accelerated adoption of electric and shared vehicles could save $60 bn in diesel and petrol costs while cutting down carbon emissions for India by 2030.
1) NITI Aayog 
2) World Bank
3) IMF 
4) ADB
5) NDB 
Answer:- 1) NITI Aayog
Ques. : 3 India's first indigenously-built civilian aircraft with seating capacity of 14 people is gearing up for its first flight in Jun 2017. The aircraft is named
1) Hansa 
2) Eagle
3) Saras 
4) Cuckoo
5) Chetak 
Answer:- 3) Saras
Ques. : 4 The world's tallest tower, Jeddah Tower, which is to rise more than a kilometre (almost 3,300 feet), is coming up in which country?
1) Iran 
2) Saudi Arabia
3) Kuwait 
4) Bahrain
5) UAE 
Answer:- 2) Saudi Arabia
Ques. : 5 Vinesh Phogat of India is associated with which of the following games?
1) Weightlifting 
2) Wrestling
3) Shooting 
4) Boxing
5) Archery 
Answer:- 2) Wrestling
Ques. : 6 India will clock over 7.5 per cent growth in 2017-18 as forecasted by the present Finance Secretary
1) Amitabh Kant 
2) Arvind Mayaram
3) Rajiv Mehrishi 
4) Hasmukh Adhia
5) Ashok Lavasa 
Answer:- 5) Ashok Lavasa
Ques. : 7 The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is based in
1) Ottawa 
2) Sydney
3) Washington DC 
4) London
5) Jakarta 
Answer:- 3) Washington DC
Ques. : 8 The new series of the index of industrial production (IIP) and the wholesale price index (WPI) were released recently. The base year for the indices in the new series has shifted to
1) 2010-11 
2) 2011-12
3) 2012-13 
4) 2013-14
5) 2014-15 
Answer:- 2) 2011-12
Ques. : 9 The Consumer Price Index (CPI)-based inflation declined to a record low in the new series in Apr at just
1) 5.47 per cent 
2) 3.89 per cent
3) 2.99 per cent 
4) 4.29 per cent
5) 3.99 per cent 
Answer:- 3) 2.99 per cent
Ques. : 10 The public sector lender UCO Bank posted loss in the Mar quarter for the sixth straight quarter. The bank is headquartered in
1) Allahabad 
2) Chennai
3) Bengaluru 
4) Kolkata
5) Mumbai 
Answer:- 4) Kolkata


15 MAY 2017
Ques. : 1 The navies of India and which of the following countries conducted the bilateral naval exercise 'SIMBEX' recently?
1) Malaysia 
2) Sri Lanka
3) Indonesia 
4) Singapore
5) Philippines 
Answer:- 4) Singapore
Ques. : 2 Who among the following won the men’s singles title of the 2017 Madrid Open?
1) Pablo Cuevas 
2) Rafael Nadal
3) Novak Djokovic 
4) Dominic Thiem
5) Andy Murray 
Answer:- 2) Rafael Nadal
Ques. : 3 Ritu Phogat, who won a bronze medal at the Asian Championship recently, is associated with
1) Weightlifting 
2) Boxing
3) Wrestling 
4) Shot Put
5) Javelin Throw 
Answer:- 3) Wrestling
Ques. : 4 Emmanuel Macron was sworn-in as the youngest ever President of which of the following countries recently?
1) Spain 
2) Sweden
3) Norway 
4) Denmark
5) France 
Answer:- 5) France
Ques. : 5 The term “OBOR” has been doing round in the print and electronic media in recent days. The expanded form of OBOR is
1) One Belt, One Road 
2) One Border, One Road
3) One Business, One Road 
4) One Border, One Region
5) None of these 
Answer:- 1) One Belt, One Road
Ques. : 6 Which of the following neighbouring countries of India conducted its first local-level polls in two decades recently?
1) Bangladesh 
2) Myanmar
3) Sri Lanka 
4) Maldives
5) Nepal 
Answer:- 5) Nepal
Ques. : 7 A computer malware (ransomware worm) spread across the world and stopped car factories, hospitals, shops and schools recently. The malware is dubbed
1) Sasser 
2) Melissa
3) WannaCry 
4) Code Red
5) ILOVEYOU 
Answer:- 3) WannaCry
Ques. : 8 The Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) reported a net loss of Rs 1,218 cr in the quarter ended Mar 31, 2017. The bank is headquartered at
1) Gurugram 
2) New Delhi
3) Kolkata 
4) Chennai
5) Bengaluru 
Answer:- 1) Gurugram
Ques. : 9 India's longest river bridge (9.15-km-long Dhola-Sadiya bridge) will be inaugurated in which state on May 26 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi?
1) Arunachal Pradesh 
2) Assam
3) Jammu and Kashmir 
4) Kerala
5) Sikkim 
Answer:- 2) Assam
Ques. : 10 The World Migratory Bird Day is observed every year on
1) 02 May 
2) 03 May
3) 08 May 
4) 10 May
5) 15 May 
Answer:- 4) 10 May



16 MAY 2017
Ques. : 1 . The first-of-its-kind women safety application called “Ammavin Aran” – meaning “mother’s fortress” – was launched in which of the following states recently?
1) Karnataka 
2) West Bengal
3) Kerala 
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Maharashtra 
Answer:- 4) Tamil Nadu
Ques. : 2 Which of the following is NOT correct with respect to newly appointed Executive Directors in the public sector banks?
1) N Damodharan – Bank of Baroda 
2) K Swaminathan – Indian Overseas Bank
3) Atanu Kumar Das – Bank of India 
4) P Ramana Murthy – Central Bank of India
5) None of these 
Answer:- 5) None of these
Ques. : 3 The Commonwealth Day is the annual celebration of the Commonwealth of Nations held on
1) first Mon in Mar 
2) second Mon in Mar
3) third Mon in Mar 
4) fourth Mon in Mar
5) first Mon of Apr 
Answer:- 2) second Mon in Mar
Ques. : 4 Who among the following resigned as the ICC Chairman recently?
1) Shashank Manohar 
2) Ajay Shirke
3) N Srinivasan 
4) Anurag Thakur
5) RM Lodha 
Answer:- 1) Shashank Manohar
Ques. : 5 Globally, which city occupies first place for overall quality of living for the 8th year running this year?
1) Frankfurt 
2) Dusseldorf
3) Munich 
4) Zurich
5) Vienna 
Answer:- 5) Vienna
Ques. : 6 The World Consumer Rights Day is observed every year on
1) 01 Mar 
2) 05 Mar
3) 15 Mar 
4) 25 Mar
5) 31 Mar 
Answer:- 3) 15 Mar
Ques. : 7 The Union Agriculture and Farmer’s Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh recently laid the foundation stone of the Banana Research Centre at
1) Lucknow, UP 
2) Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
3) Ahmedabad, Gujarat 
4) Vaishali, Bihar
5) Manesar, Haryana 
Answer:- 4) Vaishali, Bihar
Ques. : 8 The World Bank has agreed to provide loan to develop internal transmission arrangements of the upcoming Rewa Ultra Mega Solar project in
1) Rajasthan 
2) Andhra Pradesh
3) Madhya Pradesh 
4) Gujarat
5) Karnataka 
Answer:- 3) Madhya Pradesh
Ques. : 9 Which bank has been awarded first prize in the implementation of Official Language Policy in the western region for the year 2015-2016?
1) Bank of India 
2) Syndicate Bank
3) Indian Bank 
4) Corporation Bank
5) Central Bank of India 
Answer:- 5) Central Bank of India
Ques. : 10 __________ has entered into an agreement with Infrastructure Leasing and Financial Services Ltd (IL&FS) to acquire 100 per cent stake in IL&FS Securities Services Ltd (ISSL).
1) IndusInd Bank 
2) Federal Bank
3) IDBI Bank 
4) IDFC Bank
5) YES Bank 
Answer:- 1) IndusInd Bank



17 MAY 2017
Ques. : 1 Which state has been ranked at the bottom most position in public affairs index (PAI) in governance in States this year prepared by think-tank Public Affairs Centre (PAC), Bengaluru?
1) Assam 
2) Odisha
3) Jharkhand 
4) Bihar
5) Madhya Pradesh 
Answer:- 4) Bihar
Ques. : 2 Industry body FICCI's latest Economic Outlook Survey has pegged India's gross domestic product (GDP) growth for the fiscal year 2017-18 at about
1) 6.9 per cent 
2) 7.1 per cent
3) 7.4 per cent 
4) 7.6 per cent
5) 7.9 per cent 
Answer:- 3) 7.4 per cent
Ques. : 3 Professor Vikram Vishal has won the prestigious Indian National Science Academy (INSA) medal for Young Scientist (2017). He works at
1) IIT Bombay 
2) IIT Delhi
3) IIT Kanpur 
4) IIT Madras
5) IIT Kharagpur 
Answer:- 1) IIT Bombay
Ques. : 4 Pawan Kumar Chamling was recently conferred with the first Bhairon Singh Shekhawat Lifetime Achievement Honour in Public Service by President Pranab Mukherjee. Chamling is the present CM of
1) Manipur 
2) Meghalaya
3) Mizoram 
4) Tripura
5) Sikkim 
Answer:- 5) Sikkim
Ques. : 5 The expanded preferential trade agreement (PTA) between India and Chile came into effect recently. The capital city of Chile is
1) Manama 
2) Santiago
3) Bogota 
4) Montevideo
5) Buenos Aires 
Answer:- 2) Santiago
Ques. : 6 A ‘Maa’ committee will check mid-day meal quality in schools in which of the following states as decided by the state govt?
1) Madhya Pradesh
2) Uttar Pradesh
3) Rajasthan 
4) Gujarat
5) Maharashtra 
Answer:- 2) Uttar Pradesh
Ques. : 7 Who won the 2017 Spanish Grand Prix F1 championship?
1) Sebastian Vettel 
2) Daniel Ricciardo
3) Fernando Alonso 
4) Lewis Hamilton
5) Nico Rosberg 
Answer:- 4) Lewis Hamilton
Ques. : 8 S Ramassamy passed away recently. He was the former Chief Minister of
1) Puducherry 
2) Goa
3) Tamil Nadu 
4) Kerala
5) Andhra Pradesh 
Answer:- 1) Puducherry
Ques. : 9 Edouard Philippe has been appointed as the new Prime Minister in which of the following countries?
1) Spain 
2) Finland
3) France
4) Sweden
5) Norway 
Answer:- 3) France
Ques. : 10 India has been placed at which of the following spots in the renewable energy country attractiveness index prepared by EY, a UK-based accountancy firm?
1) Third 
2) Sixth
3) Fourth 
4) Fifth
5) Second 
Answer:- 5) Second




18 MAY 2017
Ques. : 1 Name the assured benefit plan launched by the LIC of India that offers cover up to the age of 100.
1) Jeevan Umang 
2) Jeevan Taraang
3) Jeevan Tarun 
4) Jeevan Sathi
5) Jeevan Akshay 
Answer:- 1) Jeevan Umang
Ques. : 2 The tennis player Junn Mitsuhashi has been banned for life following an investigation into match-fixing. He belongs to
1) Thailand 
2) South Korea
3) Philippines 
4) Vietnam
5) Japan 
Answer:- 5) Japan
Ques. : 3 Which state govt recently passed a Bill to appoint Olympics silver medal winning shuttler PV Sindhu as a Group-1 officer in the govt, by amending the state public services Act?
1) Telangana 
2) Tamil Nadu
3) Andhra Pradesh 
4) Kerala
5) Karnataka 
Answer:- 3) Andhra Pradesh
Ques. : 4 _________ made the world record for the most Everest summits by a woman after scaling the world's tallest peak for the eighth time.
1) Melissa Arnot 
2) Lhakpa Sherpa
3) Santosh Yadav 
4) Arunima Sinha
5) Premlata Agarwal 
Answer:- 2) Lhakpa Sherpa
Ques. : 5 India’s Deepti Sharma and Poonam Raut became the first-ever pair to share a 300-run stand in an ODI as the duo shared a 320-run stand in South Africa recently against
1) England 
2) South Africa
3) Australia 
4) Ireland
5) West Indies 
Answer:- 4) Ireland
Ques. : 6 Which space agency recently launched a communications satellite for Inmarsat, marking its first launch for the London-based mobile broadband company?
1) SpaceX 
2) NASA
3) ISRO 
4) JAXA
5) European Space Agency 
Answer:- 1) SpaceX
Ques. : 7 NASA and ISRO have come together to inspect the excavation of the ‘oldest civilisation’ site being carried out in Fatehabad district of
1) Punjab 
2) Rajasthan
3) Haryana 
4) Madhya Pradesh
5) Gujarat 
Answer:- 3) Haryana
Ques. : 8 The Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba recently attended the International Maritime Review (IMR) of which country held at the Changi Naval Base?
1) Switzerland 
2) Malaysia
3) Indonesia 
4) Philippines
5) Singapore 
Answer:- 5) Singapore
Ques. : 9 Ovais Sarmad of India has been appointed Deputy Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). The Secretariat of UNFCCC is located in
1) Paris 
2) Bonn
3) London 
4) Geneva
5) Washington DC 
Answer:- 2) Bonn
Ques. : 10 According to a report by UK accountancy firm EY, India has overtaken the US to become the second-most attractive country for renewable energy investment trailing only
1) Switzerland 
2) Singapore
3) Malaysia 
4) China
5) Japan 
Answer:- 4) China

19 MAY 2017
Ques. : 1 India recently launched the process to export “Ujala” (light) to which country with affordable Made in India LED bulbs?
1) UK 
2) Japan
3) Mongolia 
4) Indonesia
5) Malaysia 
Answer:- 1) UK
Ques. : 2 Anil Madhav Dave passed away recently. In present Union Cabinet, he was Minister of State for
1) Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions 
2) Labour and Employment
3) Environment, Forest and Climate Change 
4) Health and Family Welfare
5) Overseas Indian Affairs 
Answer:- 3) Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Ques. : 3 India's first Aquatic Rainbow Technology Park, an ultra modern exclusive facility for ornamental fish, is soon to come up in
1) Kochi 
2) Kolkata
3) Bengaluru 
4) Hyderabad
5) Chennai 
Answer:- 5) Chennai
Ques. : 4 Who among the following is the Minister of State for Labour and Employment (Independent Charge) in the present Union Cabinet?
1) Mahesh Sharma 
2) Bandaru Dattatreya
3) Nirmala Sitharaman 
4) Jitendra Singh
5) Prakash Javadekar 
Answer:- 2) Bandaru Dattatreya
Ques. : 5 The Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Venkaiah Naidu recently announced a round-the-clock Doordarshan channel for which state?
1) Gujarat 
2) Jammu and Kashmir
3) Himachal Pradesh 
4) Jharkhand
5) Arunachal Pradesh 
Answer:- 4) Jharkhand
Ques. : 6 The two-day meeting of the goods and services tax (GST) Council to finalize tax rates was held recently in
1) Lucknow 
2) Sri Nagar
3) Kolkata 
4) Ranchi
5) Patna 
Answer:- 2) Sri Nagar
Ques. : 7 The union cabinet recently approved construction of how many units of indigenous Pressurized Heavy Water Reactors (PHWR) of 700 MW each?
1) Two 
2) Four
3) Six 
4) Eight
5) Ten 
Answer:- 5) Ten
Ques. : 8 The Union cabinet has approved signing of an agreement with Tajikistan aimed at preventing customs offences. The capital city of Tajikistan is
1) Tashkent 
2) Astana
3) Ashgabat 
4) Dushanbe
5) Bishkek 
Answer:- 4) Dushanbe
Ques. : 9 The CCEA has cleared the new coal linkage policy to ensure adequate supply of the fuel to power plants. Here, the term CCEA stands for
1) Cabinet Committee on External Affairs 2) Cabinet Committee on Establishment Affairs
3) Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs 4) Core Committee on External Affairs
5) None of these 
Answer:- 3) Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs
Ques. : 10 Who among the following has topped the Forbes list of Global Game Changers list in 2017?
1) Mukesh Ambani 
2) Ziv Aviram
3) Stewart Butterfield 
4) Ratan Tata
5) Scott Farquhar 
Answer:- 1) Mukesh Ambani







22 MAY 2017
Ques. : 1 Which of the following teams won the 2017 Indian Premier League cricket tournament?
1) Royal Challengers Bangalore 
2) Kolkata Knight Riders
3) Mumbai Indians 
4) Chennai Super Kings
5) Rising Pune Supergiant 
Answer:- 3) Mumbai Indians
Ques. : 2 Which of the following railway stations was found to be the dirtiest among the 75 busiest stations in the country in a survey conducted recently by the Quality Council of India?
1) Bhopal 
2) Jogbani
3) Old Delhi 
4) Anand Vihar
5) Darbhanga 
Answer:- 5) Darbhanga
Ques. : 3 The telecoms and financial services will be taxed at a standard rate of ________ under the new Goods and Services Tax regime.
1) 5 per cent
2) 12 per cent
3) 15 per cent 
4) 18 per cent
5) 28 per cent 
Answer:- 4) 18 per cent
Ques. : 4 The US President Donald Trump visited which of the following countries in his maiden foreign trip recently?
1) Iran 
2) Saudi Arabia
3) Japan 
4) South Korea
5) Turkey 
Answer:- 2) Saudi Arabia
Ques. : 5 The GST Council recently finalised a four-tier structure for taxation of services. What will be the tax rate on education, healthcare and third tier railway travel?
1) Zero 
2) 5 per cent
3) 12 Per cent 
4) 18 per cent
5) 28 per cent 
Answer:- 1) Zero
Ques. : 6 A special court recently convicted HC Gupta. He is the former
1) Revenue secretary 
2) Finance secretary
3) Telecom secretary 
4) Coal secretary
5) None of these 
Answer:- 4) Coal secretary
Ques. : 7 Sanjay Gubbi and Purnima Barman have won the prestigious Whitley Award, popularly known as Green Oscars, for their efforts in wildlife conservation. Sanjay is from Karnataka while Purnima is from
1) Kerala 
2) Assam
3) Odisha 
4) Jharkhand
5) Maharashtra 
Answer:- 2) Assam
Ques. : 8 The govt of which of the following countries recently approved a bill allowing ageing Emperor Akihito to step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne?
1) Japan 
2) Thailand
3) Vietnam 
4) Philippines
5) Cambodia 
Answer:- 1) Japan
Ques. : 9 The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently mandated that _______ of the total number of ‘banking outlets’ opened during a financial year should be located in unbanked rural centres.
1) 05 per cent 
2) 10 per cent
3) 15 per cent 
4) 20 per cent
5) 25 per cent 
Answer:- 5) 25 per cent
Ques. : 10 The broking, insurance and banking transactions have crossed $4-bn mark at GIFT City’s International Financial Services Centre (IFSC). The GIFT City is located in the state of
1) Maharashtra
2) Karnataka
3) Gujarat 
4) Telangana
5) Haryana 
Answer:- 3) Gujarat



23 MAY 2017
Ques. : 1 Irfan Kolothum Thodi is associated with which of the following games?
1) Archery 
2) Shooting
3) Athletics 
4) Badminton
5) Snooker 
Answer:- 3) Athletics
Ques. : 2 The second highest peacetime gallantry award ‘Kirti Chakra’ was awarded by the President Pranab Mukherjee recently to
1) Vijay Kumar 
2) Praveen Bakshi
3) Rohit Suri 
4) Rakesh Sharma
5) Satya Pal Singh Katewa 
Answer:- 3) Rohit Suri
Ques. : 3 Four Indian cities are among the cheapest to live in globally as per a report by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). Which of the following is NOT one of these four cities?
1) New Delhi 
2) Hyderabad
3) Mumbai 
4) Chennai
5) Bengaluru 
Answer:- 2) Hyderabad
Ques. : 4 Which of the following cities has been ranked as the most expensive to live for the fourth consecutive year as per a report by Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU)?
1) Geneva 
2) Seoul
3) Osaka 
4) Tokyo
5) Singapore 
Answer:- 5) Singapore
Ques. : 5 Who among the following has been appointed as the Interim Director General (IDG) of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) on a full time basis?
1) Susheel Kumar 
2) Upendra Tripathy
3) Anil Swarup 
4) Rajeev Nayan Choubey
5) Rita A Teaotia 
Answer:- 2) Upendra Tripathy
Ques. : 6 The world’s biggest river island is all set to become India’s first carbon neutral district. Name the river Island.
1) Kabirvad 
2) Srirangam
3) Munroe 
4) Majuli
5) Bhavani 
Answer:- 4) Majuli
Ques. : 7 The Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre is a major space research centre of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) which is located in
1) Thiruvananthapuram 
2) Chennai
3) Hyderabad 
4) Bhubaneswar
5) Kolkata 
Answer:- 1) Thiruvananthapuram
Ques. : 8 The critical 1,035 MW Sharavathi hydropower plant is located in which state accounting for 25 per cent of state power corporation’s generation?
1) Kerala 
2) Andhra Pradesh
3) Karnataka 
4) Tamil Nadu
5) Telangana 
Answer:- 3) Karnataka
Ques. : 9 The World Water Day is observed annually on
1) 02 Mar 
2) 08 Mar
3) 12 Mar 
4) 22 Mar
5) 25 Mar 
Answer:- 4) 22 Mar
Ques. : 10 The VTB bank has decided to close its only office in India to cut costs but will continue to work in India. The bank is based in
1) Switzerland 
2) Singapore
3) Russia 
4) Sweden
5) UK 
Answer:- 3) Russia




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