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2019 SBI PO GENERAL AWARENESS---BSC APRIL 2019 GA




ANSWERS GIVEN IN BOLD LETTERS.

TEST-I: GENERAL/ECONOMY/BANKING AWARENESS
1. The govt has launched Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Mandhan (PMSYM) scheme to provide unorganized workers with an assured monthly pension (after 60 years of age) of
1) 2000   2) 3000   3) 4000   4) 5000   5) 6000
2. Which country has topped the 2019 Bloomberg Innovation Index? India’s raking is 54th.
1) Singapore   2) Sweden   3) Israel   4) South Korea   5) Germany
3. Saina Nehwal won the women’s singles title of the 2019 Indonesia Masters badminton tournament. Who won the men’s singles?
1) Kento Momota   2) Sameer Verma   3) Rasmus Gemke   4) Viktor Axelsen
5) Anders Antonsen
4. The budget presented by a govt in the final year of its tenure, is usually called a/an
1) Short Budget    2) Advance Budget   3) Interim Budget   4) Account Budget
5) Temporary Budget
5. Yes Bank has announced that it has received approval from the RBI to appoint Ravneet Singh Gill as the next Managing Director and CEO of the bank. Gill has been heading
1) Federal Bank   2) Deutsche Bank India   3) HSBC Bank India   4) Bank of America
5) IndusInd Bank
6. Vani Kapoor is associated with which of the following games? She has become the first Indian to grab Australian LPGA card.
1) Squash   2) Snooker   3) Badminton   4) Golf   5) Shooting
7. Who among the following won the women’s singles title of the 2019 Australian Open tennis tournament?
1) Naomi Osaka   2)  Angelique Kerber   3) Simona Halep   4) Maria Sharapova
5) Serena Williams
8. Who among the following has NOT been conferred Padma Vibhushan in 2019?
1) Teejan Bai (Chhattisgarh)   2) Ismail Omar Guelleh (Djibouti)
3) Anilkumar Manibhai Naik (Maharashtra)   4) Balwant Moreshwar Purandare (Maharashtra)
5) None of these
9. Which state govt has decided to form a ‘State Tiger Protection Force’ to save the tiger population in the State?
1) Gujarat   2) Madhya Pradesh   3) West Bengal   4) Bihar   5) Telangana
10. In the Interim Budget for 2019-20, the allocation for Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) scheme is about
1)  40,000 cr   2)  45,000 cr   3)  50,000 cr   4)  55,000 cr   5)  60,000 cr
11. The Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari inaugurated 5.1km long “Atal Setu” across river Mandovi in which city recently?
1) Panaji   2) Pune   3) Nasik   4) Aurangabad   5) Jaipur
12. Which of the following is the lone Indian brand in the list of Top 100 most valuable global brands, according to the Brand Finance Global 500, 2019 report?
1) Reliance   2) Airtel   3) Tata   4) SBI   5) HDFC
13. Pakul Dul Hydro Electric Project is situated which of the following states?
1) Assam   2) Andhra Pradesh   3) Uttarakhand   4) Himachal Pradesh   5) Jammu & Kashmir
14. The funds used by a compay/govt to acquire, maintain or upgrade physical assets such as property, new infrastructural projects or buying new equipment, are termed as
1) debt   2) assignment   3) consolidated fund   4) capital expenditure   5) revenue expenditure
15. In the Interim Budget for 2019-20, the fiscal deficit of year 2019-20 has been pegged at what per cent of GDP?
1) 2.4%   2) 2.8%   3) 3.4%   4) 3.6%   5) 4.4%
16. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI)?
1) Rakesh Asthana   2) M Nageshwara Rao   3) Gupteshwar Pandey   4) Rishi Kumar Shukla
5) Amulya Patnaik
17. A dam collapse at an iron ore mine in Minas Gerais state of which country killed several people recently?
1) Indonesia   2) South Africa   3) Malaysia   4) Cambodia   5) Brazil
18. Veteran politician George Fernandes passed away recently. He had served as the Union Minister of
1) Defence   2) Railways   3) Communications   4) All the above   5) Only (1) and (2)
19. The book titled Healted: How Cancer Gave Me A New Life has been authored by who among the following?
1) Rishi Kapoor   2) Manisha Koirala   3) Rakesh Roshan   4) Emraan Hashmi   5) Sonali Bendre
20. The GDP growth in the financial year 2017-18 remained at what per cent according to the revised numbers of the Central Statistics Offices (CSO)?
1) 6.5 per cent   2) 6.7 per cent   3) 6.9 per cent   4) 7.2 per cent   5) 8.2 per cent
21. Who among the following has become the first woman cricketer to play 200 ODIs?
1) Meg Lanning   2) Smriti Mandhana   3) Heather Knight   4) Mithali Raj
5) Harmanpreet Kaur
22. The International Solar Alliance (ISA) is the first treaty based international inter-governmental organization headquartered in India. Its headquarters is situated in
1) New Delhi   2) Noida   3) Mumbai   4) Bengaluru   5) Gurugram
23. The Automotive Research Association of India (ARAI) is based in which city?
1) Mumbai   2) Chennai   3) Pune   4) New Delhi   5) Bengaluru
24. The process of selling an asset for financial, social or political goals is termed as
1) allotment   2) divestment   3) diversion   4) diversification   5) capitalisation
25. As per the proposals of the Interim Budget for 2019-20, the standard tax deduction for salaried persons has been raised from 40,000 to
1) 45,000   2) 50,000   3) 55,000   4) 60,000   5) 65,000
26. Which of the following countries won the 2019 AFC Asian Cup football tournament in Abu Dhabi recently?
1) Japan   2) Qatar   3) India   4) Malaysia   5) Pakistan
27. Which of the following days is observed on 26th Jan every year?
1) World Hindi Day   2) International Customs Day   3) Data Privacy Day
4) World Braille Day   5) World Leprosy Eradication Day
28. Aadhaar cards are now valid travel documents for Indians under 15 and over 65 travelling to two nations. One of them is Nepal and the other is
1) Myanmar   2) Bangladesh   3) Maldives   4) Sri Lanka   5) Bhutan
29. Which of the following types of budget is usually found in developing economies like India?
1) Surplus Budget   2) Deficit Budget   3) Balanced Budget   4) Zero-based Budgeting
5) Incremental Budget
30. P V Bharathi has taken charge as the MD and CEO of the Corporation Bank. The bank is headquartered in
1) Manipal   2) Kolkata   3) Mangalore   4) Chennai   5) Hyderabad
31. Sultan Abdullah Sultan Ahmad Shah was elected as the new king in which of the following countries recently?
1) Indonesia   2) Malaysia   3) Iran   4) Saudi Arabia   5) Yemen
32. Oxford dictionaries declared which of the following words as the “Hindi word for the year 2018” recently?
1) Aadhaar   2) Nari Shakti   3) Jumla   4) Chaukidar   5) Ghotala
33. Which state has bagged the Best State Award for its active participation in the Swasth Bharat Yatra launched by FSSAI?
1) Kerala   2) Karnataka   3) Gujarat   4) Tamil Nadu   5) Rajasthan
34. Which of the following is a state of financial distress in which someone (individual/firm) is unable to pay their bills?
1) Stagnation   2) Recession   3) Incapacity   4) Depression   5) Insolvency
35. Which of the following involves intervention by the banking regulator (RBI) so that a ‘weak’ bank takes corrective measures to restore its financial health?
1) OMO   2) PCA   3) CAR   4) ALM   5) CDR
36. Sanjiv Ranjan has been appointed as the India’s new ambassador to which of the following countries?
1) Chile   2) Colombia   3) Peru   4) Kenya   5) Spain
37. Which of the following novels, written in Kannada by Jayant Kaikini, won DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2018?
1) Harilal & Sons   2) A State Of Freedom   3) Exit West
4) Miss Laila Armed and Dangerous   5) No Presents Please
38. The eight-member search panel formed to select members of anti-corruption ombudsman Lokpal held its first meeting recently. The committee is headed by
1) Mukul Rohatgi   2) Indu Malhotra   3) Dipak Misra   4) Ajay Manikrao Khanwilkar
5) Ranjana Prakash Desai
39. France, Britain, Spain, Austria, Sweden and Denmark recently recognized Opposition leader Juan Guaido as interim President of which country?
1) Cambodia   2) Venezuela   3) Colombia   4) Turkey   5) Panama
40. As per the Interim Budget for 2019-20, individual taxpayers with annual income up to what amount will get full tax rebate?
1) 3 lakh   2) 3.5 lakh   3) 4 lakh   4) 4.5 lakh   5) 5 lakh
41. Kuldip Nayar was awarded Padma Bhushan posthumously in the field of
1) Science & Engineering – Space   2) Medicine – Affordable Healthcare   3) Social Work
4) Public Affairs   5) Literature & Education
42. What is India’s ranking on the “Corruption Perceptions Index 2018” topped by Denmark? It is prepared by Transparency International.
1) 41st   2) 56th   3) 78th   4) 87th   5) 117th
43. Who among the following was/were conferred the country’s highest civilian award Ratna recently?
1) Bhupen Hazarika   2) Nanaji Deshmukh   3) Pranab Mukherjee   4) All the above
5) Only (1) and (2)
44. The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has its headquarters situated in
1) Shanghai   2) Tokyo   3) Beijing   4) Bangkok   5) Manila
45. The RBI recently decided to take which of the following banks out of the Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework?
1) Bank of Maharashtra   2) Bank of India   3) Oriental Bank of Commerce   4) All the above
5) Only (1) and (3)
46. Mt Kosciuszko is situated in which of the following countries?
1) Australia   2) Canada   3) Mexico   4) Indonesia   5) New Zealand
47. The Korba Coalfield is located in Korba district in the Indian state of
1) Karnataka   2) Andhra Pradesh   3) Chhattisgarh   4) Jharkhand   5) Madhya Pradesh
48. Who has become the fastest Indian bowler to claim 100 ODI wickets?
1) Ravichandran Ashwin   2) Mohammed Shami   3) Umesh Yadav    4) Jasprit Bumrah
5) Ishant Sharma
49. Nazir Ahmad Wani was awarded India’s highest peacetime gallantry honour recently by President Ramnath Kovind. The award is
1) Ashoka Chakra   2) Shaurya Chakra   3) Vir Chakra   4) Kirti Chakra   5) Mahavir Chakra
50. Which country successfully test-fired the short range surface-to-surface ballistic missile ‘Nasr’ recently?
1) Iran   2) North Korea   3) Pakistan   4) Indonesia   5) Malaysia
ANSWERS
1.(2)    2.(4)    3.(5)    4.(3)    5.(2)    6.(4)    7.(1)    8.(5)    9.(5)    10.(5)
11.(1)  12.(3)  13.(5)  14.(4)  15.(3)  16.(4)  17.(5)  18.(4)  19.(2)  20.(4)
21.(4)  22.(5)  23.(3)  24.(2)  25.(2)  26.(2)  27.(2)  28.(5)  29.(2)  30.(3)
31.(2)  32.(2)  33.(4)  34.(5)  35.(2)  36.(2)  37.(5)  38.(5)  39.(2)  40.(5)
41.(5)  42.(3)  43.(4)  44.(3)  45.(4)  46.(1)  47.(3)  48.(2)  49.(1)  50.(3)

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