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42 GK Facts must read before appearing in SBI PO Mains Exam 2016

SBI is all set to conduct the Mains exam for recruitment of Probationary officer (PO) on 31st July. Here the banking team of jagran josh is providing sample questions of General/Economy Banking Awareness that will be useful for the candidates appearing for SBI PO Main examination 2016.

Jul 29, 2016 15:34 IST
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SBI is all set to conduct the Mains exam for recruitment of Probationary officer (PO) on 31st July. Here the banking team of jagran josh is providing important GK questions of General/Economy Banking Awareness that will be useful for the candidates appearing for SBI PO Main examination 2016.

  1. She won the women’s title of the 2016 Australian Open Super Series Badminton tournament - Saina Nehwal
  2. He won the men’s title of the 2016 Australian Open Super Series Badminton tournament -Hans-Kristian Vittinghus
  3. China launched its 23rd satellite for its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System (BDS) aboard Long March-3C carrier rocket from - Xichang Satellite Launch Center
  4. He headed the taskforce appointed to address agrarian issues that submitted its report to Maharashtra government - Kishore Tiwari
  5. Second International Albinism Awareness Day was observed on - 13 June 2016
  6. The former captain of England Cricket team who died on 12 June 2016 at the age of 89 -Donald Carr
  7. Theme of World Day Against Child Labour 2016- End child labour in supply chains - It's everyone's business!
  8. Noted playwright and actor who died in June 2016 and was considered to be the father of the Bhramyaman or Mobile Theatre of Assam- Achyut Lahkar
  9. Veteran Scottish singer who received the Knighthood in Queen's Birthday Honours list-Rod Stewart
  10. The place of United States where mass shooting occurred at a gay nightclub in which at least 51 people were killed, including the gunman – Orlando, Florida
  11. The Bollywood actress, who was nominated for 2016 Teen Choice Awards - Priyanka Chopra
  12. Hubble Telescope uncovers the drizzle of stars scattered across this image forms a galaxy known as- UGC 4879
  13. The kind of fossils that provide evidence of the number of species that can exist on Earth according to new research led by the University of Southampton- Popcorn-like fossils
  14. The first Indian Cricketer to score century (100 Runs) in his debut ODI Match on 11 June 2016- KL Rahul
  15. The report on environmental crime that was released by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and INTERPOL on 4 June 2016- The Rise of Environmental Crime
  16. The veteran journalist and former editor of The Times of India who died recently is - Inder Malhotra
  17. The first country in the world to ban deforestation is – Norway
  18. The sportsperson chosen as India’s flagbearer at Rio Olympics is - Abhinav Bindra
  19. The team that won gold at the FINA Women Water Polo World League Super Final is - USA Women’s Senior National Team
  20. India signed three bilateral agreements to strengthen co-operation with- Ghana
  21. Three countries that participated in the Malabar Exercise 2016- India, United States and Japan
  22. Renowned Hindi writer who died in June 2016 and was the Editor at All India Radio from 1962 to 1976- Mudrarakshasa
  23. President of this country ordered an unannounced inspection in country’s Armed Forces to assess the readiness of military arsenals - Russia
  24. This State government served Leave India notice to eight Chinese nationals working under a Thai company at the Dhamra Port in Bhadrak district - Odisha
  25. The person who assumed charge as the Chief Justice of the Manipur High Court - Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prasad
  26. She was unanimously appointed as the first women chairperson of the North Cachar Hills Autonomous Council (NCHAC) in Assam - Ranu Langthasa
  27. The Central Port Authorities Act 2016 drafted by Ministry of Shipping will replace the Major Port Trust Act of - 1963
  28. Union Government constituted a five member team to assess the existing water bodies, farm pond and other sources of irrigation in the selected districts of - Western Uttar Pradesh including Meerut and Muzaffarnagar
  29. The e-ticketing company in which Ratan Tata recently invested is - Kyazoonga
  30. Tata Power Co. Ltd recently signed an agreement to acquire - Welspun Renewables Energy Private Ltd
  31. Microsoft Corporation recently announced that it is going to acquire – LinkedIn
  32. The slogan of the 2016 World Blood Donors Day that was observed recently is - Share life, give blood
  33. The theme of the 2016 World Blood Donors Day that was observed recently is - Blood connects us all
  34. The districts, in which the Telangana government ordered to set up a Pharma City on 12500 acres of land- Rangareddy and Mahbubnagar  
  35. The project on the river Ganga that is being developed between Allahabad and Haldia which cover a distance of 1620 kms- Jal Marg Vikas Project
  36. The plan to link the chunks of synthetic DNA by making a researcher-created human genome that can control a cell in a lab dish- Human Genome Project-Write
  37. This Mercedes racing driver won the 2016 Canada Grand Prix of Formula 1 title – Lewis Hamilton
  38. Name of the service launched by the Indian Railways to provide for baby food items at stations and children’s menu items on trains – Janani Sewa
  39. The founder chairman of Jet Airways who was elected to the International Air Transport Association's (IATA) Board of Governors for the 5th consecutive tenure – Naresh Goyal
  40. Name of the cashless payment mechanism launched at toll plazas on National Highways by the National Highways Authority of India – FASTag
  41. Consumer Price Index for May 2016 was pegged at – 5.76 percent
  42. Name of the web portal and mobile app that will be launched by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development for IIT JEE aspirants – IITPAL

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