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GK questions asked in NABARD Grade ‘A’ Exam 2017

NABARD conducted the preliminary examination for the Assistant Manager Grade A post successfully.  Gk questions asked in the NABARD exam were of Moderate level. The question covers topics like agriculture, Union Budget, National and International current events etc.

Aug 8, 2017 16:34 IST
    GK Question asked in NABARD Exam 2017
    GK Question asked in NABARD Exam 2017

    The Preliminary examination of Assistant Manager in NABARD Grade ‘A’ exam in successfully held on 5th August. Here are some General Awareness questions asked in the examination.


    1. Casini spacecraft is launched by – NASA
    2. Education Policy Committee is  headed by – Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan
    3. Lead banking Scheme was introduced in the year– 1969
    4. Headquarters of World Bank – Washington, D.C., US
    5. Institute (IRRI) as a part of the South Asia Regional Centre situated on the campus of National Seed Research and Training Centre (NSRTC) in – Varanasi
    6. China naval base in Africa is located at – Djibouti
    7. At present the authorised capital of NABARD is Rs 5,000 crore and there is a proposal to increase it to - Rs 30,000 crore
    8. India’s rank in United Nations Development Programme-131
    9. Railway SAATHI Project – Wi-Fi hotspots
    10. Inter-governmental body responsible for promoting and protecting human rights around the world – United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)
    11. World Food Summit 2017 will be held in – New Delhi
    12. Who is Nar Bahadur Bhandari – Former CM of Sikkim
    13. Headquarter of IUCN(International Union for Conservation of Nature) – Gland, Switzerland
    14. The city which declared India’s first heritage city by UNESCO – Ahmedabad
    15. Women cricketer who scored 6000 runs – Mithali Raj
    16. In SAARTHI app S stands for – Synergised Advanced Application Rail Travel Help and Information
    17. Full form of PLSS – Public Land Survey System
    18. First open defecation free city – Indore
    19. Rewa Solar Plant –  MP
    20. International Youth Day  is celebrated on– 12th August
    21. MA Chidambaram Stadium is located in – Chennai, TN
    22. Rowa wildlife sanctuary  is in which state– Tripura
    23. India’s longest bridge Dhola- shadiya in situated in – Assam
    24. Bhimketa caves is located in– Madhya Pradesh
    25. The state Government which launched ‘Elevate-100 scheme’ for start ups – Karnataka
    26. Budget allocation amount for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana is  – Rs 9000 crore
    27. World Humanitarian Day is celebrated on– Aug 19
    28. Nashik is situated on banks of the  river – Godavari
    29. Dandeli Tiger Reserve is located in  – Karnataka
    30. Rupesh Shah  is associated with which game– Billiards
    31. India’s rank in 2017 Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Index – 116
    32. Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana will benefit youth of India and make them the most employable and with better skill sets by the year  – 2022
    33. The city Cuttack is located on the banks of the river – Mahanadi
    34. Chepauk Cricket stadium is in – Chennai
    35. Indian Institute of Liver and Digestive Sciences – West Bengal
    36. India largest commodity exchange – MCX
    37. Head quarter of OHCR (Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights)  – Geneva
    38. Function of IMF – To maintain Balance of Payments (BoP)
    39. Y20 Spacecraft is launched by – China
    40. FAO (Food and Agriculture Organization ) Headquarter – Rome, Italy
    41. G77 Meeting 2017 venue- New York.
    42. NFSM Full Form – National Food Security Mission
    43. First Agricultural University in India- G. B. Pant University
    44. NASA and ISRO aperture –  NISAR(NASA-ISRO Synthetic Aperture Rada)
    45. PM Mudra Yojana is associated with– MSME sector
    46. SAARC HQ- Thimpu, Bhutan
    47. Which of the following is not a part of World Bank Group? – BIS(Bank for International Settlements) 
    48. Which country will host Theatre Olympics 2018 – India
    49. For Horticultural crops the  premium paid by farmers  – 5%
    50. BRICS Environment working group meeting was held in– Tenjin,China
    51. G20 summit 2017 held in – Hamburg, Germany
    52. Ray Phiri, a musician recently passed away belongs to – South Africa
    53. The government linked how many wholesale mandis in India with the electronic national agriculture market (e-NAM) to ensure that farmers get better rates for their produce AM(National Agriculture Market) – 585
    54. Vaccine can protect against the sexually transmitted infection – Gonorrhoea
    55. In Malabar naval exercise which is considered as 3rd Country – Japan
    56. SDG target year – 2030
    57. Base year was  changed in the year – 2011-2012
    58. As per Economic survey, The Indian economy is projected to grow  in 2017-18– 6.75 to 7.5 per cent
    59. Railways launched an app, SAARTHI. What does 'S' stand for?-  S-Synergised,  SAARTHI (synergised advanced application rail travel help and information)
    60. In 'ELSS', 'E' stand for- Equity
    61. Name of the former Chief Minister of Assam, who passed away recently.- Gopinath Bordoloi
    62. Agriculture growth in the year 2015-16 – 1.2%
    63. FDI in India in the year 2016 to touch – 46 billion USD
    64. UBI Full Form – Universal Basic Income
    65. ICAR founded in the year-1929
    66. Swaranjayanti Yojana renamed to NRLM in which year?-2011
    67. The surface to air missile, 'Spyder' test fired from- Odisha
    68. The premium rate for Rabi Crop for the year 2016-1.5%
    69. The optimum temperature for rice cultivation is between-  25°C and 35°C
    70. As per NABARD, Loan Repayment period for Poultry Broiler Farming is -6 to 8 years

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