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GA Questions Asked in Recent Exams 2017

General Awareness Questions Asked in Recent Exams

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In this post, we are going see the General Awareness Questions Asked in MAINS Exams happened in 2017. We have tried to compile all the memory based GA questions in one single article which could help you for upcoming mains exams.

GA Questions Asked in SBI PO Mains Exam 2017

Q1. Kavinder Singh and Satish Kumar is related to which game?
Answer- Boxing
Q2. As per report of Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) India’s military expenditure in 2016 grew by-
Answer- 8.5 per cent
Q3. What is the meaning of “C” in PCA?
Answer- Prompt Corrective Action
Q4. India Licensing Expo (ILE), India’s first and most influential brand licensing show will take place on August 20-21 in-
Answer- Mumbai
Q5. Who is highest wicket-taker in women’s ODIs?
Answer- Jhulan Goswami
Q6. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) has constituted a Technical Committee in accordance with Regulation 14 of the IBBI (Information Utilities) Regulations, 2017. The Technical Committee (Committee) will be headed by?
Answer- Dr R. B. Barman
Q7. India’s growth for 2018-19 as projected by IMF?
Answer- 7.7 per cent
Q8. National Financial Switch (NFS) is run by-
Answer- NPCI
Q9. Who was elected as head of FIFA’s governance committee at the world football governing body’s 67th Congress in Bahrain’s capital city of Manama?
Answer- Mukul Mudgal
Q10. Foreign direct investment (FDI) in India grew 18 per cent during 2016 to touch ______________ data released by the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP).

Answer: $46 billion

Q11. Fiscal deficit target for 2017-18 pegged at __________ of GDP? 
Answer- 3.2%

Q12. The government has decided to make tax evasion of over ____________ under the proposed Goods and Services Tax (GST) the regime as a non-bailable offence.
Answer- Rs 5 crore

Q13. What is the meaning of “S” in MSF?
Answer- Marginal Standing Facility

Q14. What is the meaning of “P” in APBS?
Answer- Aadhaar Payment Bridge System

Q15. The target of digital transactions through UPI, USSD, Aadhar, IMPS for 2017-18?
Answer- 2,500 crore digital transactions

Q16. Cheque written by drawer and dated at some point in past is called? 
Answer- Ante-dated cheque

Q17. As per RBI norms on small banks, initial promoter stake for first 5 years should not be less than?
Answer- 40 per cent

Q18. One questions were, Which of the following not correct about UPI?

Q19. The base year for calculating key economic growth from 2004-05 changed to?
Answer: 2011-12

Q20. One Question was, increase in repo rate signifies?
Answer: Commercial banks will get more incentives to park their funds with the RBI, thereby decreasing the supply of money

Q21. Finland has become the first country in Europe to pay its unemployed citizens a basic monthly income, amounting to-
Answer- 560 euros ($587)

Q22. Total number of ATMs of SBI after the merger?
Answer- 59,000 ATMs

Q23. The government of India (GOI) has approved 681 crores as seed capital for building a venture for electronic devices with total corpus?
Answer- Rs 6,831 crore

Q24. How much amount has allocated by the government to MGNREGA in this year’s (2017-18) Budget? 
Answer- Rs 48,000 crore

Q25. Risk of collapse of entire financial system on entire market is called-
Answer- Systemic risk

Q26. Payments bank not permitted to?
Answer- cannot offer loans

Q27. The NBFCs are allowed to accept/renew public deposits for a minimum period of 12 months and the maximum period of _____  months. 
Answer- 60 months

Q28. Government of India has changed CII base year from 1981 to-
Answer- 2001

Q29. Metric which defines operating liquidity available to business is known as?
Answer- Working capital

Q30. An estimated USD _________ in black money entered India during 2005-2014, US-based think tank Global Financial Integrity (GFI).
Answer- 770 billion

Q31. Name the person, who will head a task force to assess the extent of employment creation at different points of time, based on “credible data.
Answer- Arvind Panagriya

Q32. Institute for Development & Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) is located in?
Answer- Hyderabad

Q33. Class of derivative whose value is at least partly derived from one or more underlying stock exchange securities? (Trade, Commodity, Credit, Interest Rate, Equity)
Answer- Equity Derivative

Q34. The framework of Joint Lenders’ Forum (JLF) by RBI is to strengthen the system for revitalising the…………….?
Answer- stressed assets in the economy

Q35. Amendment to Section _______ of Negotiable Instruments Acts to include the electronic image of a truncated cheque and a cheque in electronic form.
Answer- 6

Q36. The target for agricultural credit in 2017-18 has been fixed at a record level of-
Answer- Rs 10 lakh crore

Q37. 2017 Index of Economic Freedom is topped by which country? 
Answer- Hong Kong

Q38. As per RBI, ARCs must have the minimum net corpus of _________ crore by 2019.
Answer-  Rs 100 crore

Q39. The UN Day of Vesak Celebration is internationally a cultural and humanistic festival. 14th UN Vesak Day celebrated in which country?
Answer- Sri Lanka

Q40. Using SBI Mingle, the bank’s customers can do a host of banking services on their ____________ accounts at their own convenience.
Answer- Facebook or Twitter


GA Questions Asked in BOB PO Mains Exam 2017

1). 25th April is observed as – World Malaria Day; Theme 2017 – “Malaria prevention: let’s close the gap”

2). Manas Wildlife Sanctuary is located at – Assam

3). Which bank has recently launched “PayZapp App” –HDFC

4). Konkani is the official language of which state? –Goa

5). What is the Headquarters of Indian Overseas Bank (IOB) –Chennai

6). “Kuchipudi” is a classical form of dance, related to which Indian State? –Andhra Pradesh

7). In “MUDRA”, “R” stands for – Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency Bank

8). Which of the following bank has launched “Lime App” –Axis Bank

9). Phulela Gopichand is related to which sports? –Badminton

10). In “RIDF”, “D” stands for –Rural Infrastructure Development Fund

11). Rupesh Shah is related to which sports? – Billiards

12). What is the size of 2000 rupees note?  –Height – 66 mm × Width – 166 mm

13). Cuttack is located at the bank of which river? –Mahanadi

14). “”APBS” stands for – Aadhaar Payment Bridge System

15). Headquarters of United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) –Nairobi, Kenya

GK Questions Asked in IBPS RRB PO Mains 2017

1). What is the Full form of ______?

 Answer: Unified Payment Interface2). 14th November celebrated as _______?

Answer: Diabetes Day

3). What is the Headquarter Of ICAN?

Answer: Geneva, Switzerland

4). What is the Headquarter Of ICAR?

Answer: New Delhi

5). Who got the Noble prize for literature?

Answer: Kazuo Ishiguro

6). What is the minimum capital required for small finance bank?

Answer: 100 Cr

7). Where is 10th BRICS summit will be held?

Answer: Johannesburg, South Africa

8). Where is Rajiv Gandhi Orang National Park located?

Answer: Assam

9). What is the meaning of M in MUDRA?

Answer: Micro

10). What is the meaning of P in PCA?

Answer: Prompt

11). Hidayatullah National Law University is in which state?

Answer: New Raipur, Chhattisgarh

12). Gorumara National Park is located in _________?

Answer: West Bengal

13). Banwari Laal purohit is governor of which state?

Answer: Tamil Nadu

14). What is the First payment Bank in india?

Answer: Airtel Payments Bank Ltd

15). Yudh Abhyas 2017, a joint military training exercise between India and __________?

Answer: United States 

16). Kandla port has been renamed as _____?

Answer: Deen dayal upadhyaya Port

17). What is the meaning of G in SHG?

Answer: Group

18). Vijayawada situated on the bank of which River?

Answer: Krishna River

19). What is the Capital of Venezuela?

Answer: Caracas

20). Prakash javdekar constituency is ________?

Answer: Madhya Pradesh

21). Tungabhadra dam is in which state?

Answer: Karnataka

22). Pooja Kadian is related to which sports?

Answer: Wushu

23). Cheque truncation system introduced in which year?

Answer: 2010

24). The Banking Codes and Standards Board of India was registered as a society under which act?

Answer: Societies Registration Act, 1860

25). Cheque and DD come under which act?

Answer: Negotiable Instrument Act 1881

26). Recently died Kundan Shah is related to which field?

Answer: Director

27). Who is the President of Lebanon?

Answer: Michel Aoun

28). Which is Paperless Bank?

Answer: DBS Bank

29). Who is the President of Taiwan?

Answer: Tsai Ing-wen

30). Which state has launched the grid-connected rooftop solar project?

Answer: Odisha

GA Questions Asked in IBPS RRBs Office Assistant Mains Exam 2017

  1. Bank set up in 9 July, 1988 for housing wholly owned by Reserve Bank of India – National Housing Bank (NHB)
  2. ‘Interest free’ Bank Account  – Current Account
  3. The Banks who cannot issue Credit Card and Loans – Payments Bank
  4. Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana Scheme available for which types of Bank – All Banks
  5. First Digital Banking Branch “CANDI” launched by which bank – Canara Bank
  6. Global Trust Bank merged with which Indian Bank – Oriental Bank of Commerce
  7. The environmental sustainability concern by the banks is related to – Green Banking
  8. Fine for Violation of Money-Laundering – ₹ 50,000
  9. Type of Home Loan for older homeowners that requires no monthly mortgage payments – Reverse Mortgage
  10. Startup Sambandh‘ initiative has been launched by India in association with which country – Sweden
  11. Loans provided to Women Self-Help Groups at what percent – 7%
  12. MMID used in – Mobile Banking
  13. Term loan is typically taken out for a period of 2 weeks to 3 years pending the arrangement of larger or longer-term financing – Short-term Loan (Bridge Loan)
  14. A Banknote, of which a portion is missing or which is composed of more than two pieces – Multilated Banknotes
  15. The Banking Ombudsman has increased the compensation for any loss suffered by the complainant from existing ₹ 10 lakh to – ₹ 20 Lakhs
  16. Geographical Indication (GI) status to Gobindobhog rice, a speciality from Burdwan district of – West Bengal
  17. Tele-Law Services launched by which Ministry – Ministry of Law and Justice & Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY)
  18. The 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry – Jacques Dubochet, Joachim Frank and Richard Henderson
  19. In ‘WMA’, ‘A’ stands for – Advances (Ways and Means Advances)
  20. In FCA, ‘F’ stands for – Financial (Financial Conduct Authority)
  21. In ‘UPI’, ‘U’ stands for – Unified
  22. In ‘PCA’, ‘A’ stands for – Action
  23. In ‘RERA’, ‘R’ stands for – Regulatory (Real Estate Regulatory Agency)
  24. In ‘IFSC’, ‘F’ stands for – Financial
  25. In ‘CERSAI’, ‘S’ stands for – Securitisation (Central Registry of Securitisation Asset Reconstruction and Security Interest of India)
  26. Bengaluru is situated on the bank of River – Vrishabhavathi River
  27. National Academy of Indian Railways is in – Vadodara, Gujarat
  28. Partition museum – Amritsar, Punjab
  29. Chhilchhila Wildlife Sanctuary – Haryana
  30. Bhitarkanika National Park – Odisha
  31. Manimahesh Lake – Himachal Pradesh
  32. Lake Baikal – Russia
  33. The Book ‘Golden House’ written by – Salman Rushdie
  34. Budapest is the capital city of – Hungary
  35. Tri-service armed Forces (Army, Navy, & Air Force) exercise INDRA 2017 between India and – Russia
  36. November 20 – Universal Children’s Day
  37. Srikanth Kidambi is related to which sport –Badminton
  38. Winner of 2017 Men’s Hockey Asia Cup – India
  39. Satya Pal Malik is the governor of – Bihar
  40. Ram Mukherjee, who passed away recently, was – Director

GA Questions Asked in OICL AO Main Exam 2017

  1. Which is not a negotiable instrument- Coin
  2. What is the meaning of “S” in PMGSY- Sadak
  3. Which state government has received three gold awards at the 20th National Conference on E-Governance- Andhra Pradesh
  4. North East Calling event is being organised by the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region in- New Delhi
  5. Sardar Patel Stadium located on- Ahmedabad, Gujarat
  6. Quito is capital of- Ecuador
  7. Cassini is one of the most ambitious efforts in planetary space exploration by- NASA
  8. The book “I am HIV positive, so what?” has been authored by- Jayanta Kalita
  9. HS Prannoy is related with- Badminton
  10. Where is the headquarter of National Insurance Company Limited (NICL)- Kolkata
  11. 2017 AIBA world boxing championships held in- Hamburg, Germany
  12. Chancellor of Germany- Angela merkel
  13. Constituency of Union Minister Radha Mohan Singh- Purvi Champaran (Bihar)
  14. The 2017 BRICS summit was the ninth annual BRICS summt held in-‎ Xiamen, China
  15. Tata Teleservices to merge consumer business with- Bharti Airtel

GA Questions Asked in UIIC Assistant Mains 2017

1. Bathukamma festival is celebrated in which state- Telangana

2. Agricultural leadership award 2017- Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao

3. RBI issue currencies in which system- Minimum Reserve System

4. Under the aegis of Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY), MUDRA has created as CGFMU. In the term CGFMU, G stands for – Guarantee

5. G20 summit 2017 is recently held in- Hamburg, Germany

6. Salim Ali Bird Sanctuary is located in- Goa

7. Valley of flowers National Park is located in- Uttarakhand

8. Capital of Kazakhstan- Astana

9. A type of insurance policy that covers property that is easily movable and provides additional coverage over what normal insurance policies do not- Floater Insurance

10. The Task Force on Supportive Policy and Regulatory Framework for Microfinance set up – NABARAD

11. MUDRA provide loan for which sector- MSMEs

12. Indravati dam is located in – Odisha

13. Constituency of Nirmala Sitharaman – Bangalore, Rajya Sabha

14. Headquarters of BMEL is located in – Bangalore

15. Simbex Exercise is conducted between which countries – India & Singapore

16. Which of the following day is celebrated on oct 24 th – UN day

17. Deepika Kumari is related to which sports- Archery

18. Which is fully state-owned Insurance company- LIC

19. Domestic Systematically important banks- ICICI, SBI, HDFC

20. NIIF is used for which Purpose- Infrastructure development

21. Green bond are issued for collecting fund for – Renewable Energy

22. An insurance that covers a defined group of people, for example the members of a society or professional association, or the employees of a particular employer is termed as Group Insurance

23. Insurance that is purchased by an insurance company from one or more insurance companies directly or through a broker as a means of risk management- Reinsurance

24. Capital of Jharkhand- Ranchi

25. In the term ASBA, B stands for- Blocked (Application Supported By Blocked Amount)



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