General Awareness Questions for SBI PO 2017

Q1. Which among the government of the following state has announced a new scheme to provide financial assistance of one thousand rupees per month each to single women in the state recently?

(a) Maharashtra
(b) Punjab
(c) Telangana
(d) Kerala
(e) Uttar Pradesh
Q2. The Munich Re is opening a composite branch office in Mumbai. This world’s leading reinsurer is based in-
(a) Germany
(b) Switzerland
(c) Singapore
(d) France
(e) Hongkong
Q3. Name the veteran actor, who gave countless memorable performances in movies of diverse genres, died at his residence in Mumbai recently?
(a) Kader Khan
(b) Farhad Aslani
(c) Paresh Rawal
(d) Om Puri
(e) None of the given options is true
Q4. Name the Insurance Company, which has been tied up with Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) for augmenting capital support to enterprises in the country?
(a) General Insurance Corporation of India (GIC)
(b) Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)
(c) New India Assurance Co. Ltd. (NIACL)
(d) United India Insurance Company (UIIC)
(e) None of the given options is true
Q5. Equity schemes managed strong NAV gains which boost their assets’ was a new in some financial newspapers. What is the full form of NAV used as in above headlines?
(a) Nil Accounting Variation
(b) Net Accounting Venture
(c) Net Asset Value
(d) New Asset Venture
(e) None of the given options is true
Q6. Who are a Banking / Business Correspondent Agent (BCA)? 
(a) An authorised representative of a bank, who offer banking services where the bank doesn’t have a branch
(b) Any person who provides banking services in rural area 
(c) An authorised representative of a bank, who makes profit for banks, by making business 
(d) All of the above 
(e) None of the given options is true
Q7. The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) works in almost 170 countries and territories, helping to achieve the eradication of poverty and the reduction of inequalities and exclusion. The headquartered of UNDP is located in?
(a) Paris, France
(b) Nairobi, Kenya
(c) Vienna, Austria
(d) Zurich, Switzerland
(e) New York, USA
Q8. Which Banks are established to help small and marginal farmers, agricultural labour, artisans and small entrepreneurs etc.?
(a) Industrial banks
(b) Foreign Banks
(c) Exim bank
(d) Regional Rural Banks
(e) None of the given options is true
Q9. Which of the following private sector banks has launched a month-long campaign to promote a group personal accident insurance scheme for savings bank account holders?
(a) South Indian Bank
(b) HDFC Bank
(c) ICICI Bank
(d) Yes Bank
(e) Karnataka Bank
Q10. Who has been appointed as the Chairman of Tata Power after the resignation of Cyrus Mistry?
(a) Karan Bajwa 
(b) Raja Krishnamoorthi 
(c) Anil Jalali
(d) Dilip Vengsarkar
(e) S Padmanabhan
Q11. IBM has appointed _____________ as Managing Director of IBM India Pvt Ltd, succeeding Vanitha Narayanan who has been appointed as chairman of the Indian subsidiary. 
(a) Mangu Yadav
(b) Sumendra Pradhan
(c) Mohan Reddy
(d) Karan Bajwa 
(e) None of the given options is true
Q12. Renowned _______________ Abdul Halim Jaffer Khan died due to cardiac arrest. 
(a) Singer
(b) Kathakali Dancer
(c) Sitar maestro
(d) tabla player
(e) None of the given options is true
Q13. Kempegowda International Airport, is an international airport located in?
(a) Mumbai
(b) Chennai
(c) Bengaluru
(d) Hyderabad
(e) New Delhi
Q14. World Teachers’ Day, Following the adoption of the “Recommendation concerning the status of teachers” in 1994 by the UNESCO is celebrated on?
(a) 05th September
(b) 05th October
(c) 24th October
(d) 02nd October
(e) 31st October
Q15. NEFT is a facility provided to bank customers to enable them to transfer funds easily and securely on a one-to-one basis and it is done via electronic messages. NEFT stands for-
(a) National Electronic Funds Transfer
(b) National Electronic Fellowship Transfer
(c) National Electronic Funds Transaction
(d) National Essential Full Transfer
(e) None of the given options is true
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