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IBPS PO Mains Exam 2016: GK Quiz -1

Oct 20, 2016 17:58 IST

    IBPS PO Mains exam for the year 2016 is scheduled to be held in the month of November. Here the banking team of jagran josh is providing sample questions of General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry that will be useful for the candidates appearing for IBPS PO Mains examination 2016.

    1. What do you mean by a 'small account' opened with a Bank?

    a) An account opened by a minor
    b) An account opened with zero balance
    c) An account opened with a payment bank
    d) An account opened with a small bank
    e) An account opened with simplified KYC norms

    2. Which of the following financial institutions is based in the Basel city of Switzerland?

    a) IMF
    b) World Bank
    c) ADB
    d) BIS
    e) WTO

    3. Banks have started opening biometric ATMs now. Such ATMs will prove most beneficial for which of the following categories of customers?

    a) Govt. employees
    b) HNIs
    c) NRIs
    d) Students
    e) Illiterate people

    4. Amal Dutta, who passed away recently, was the former India player and first professional full-time coach of –

    a) Cricket
    b) Badminton
    c) Hockey
    d) Tennis
    e) Football

    5. Which of the following banks recently launched 'Mingle', a social media banking platform for Facebook and Twitter users?

    a) HDFC Bank
    b) ICICI Bank
    c) Axis Bank
    d) SBI
    e) Federal Bank

    6. The RBI implemented the base rate, the minimum rate of interest that a bank is allowed to charge from its customers, from 1 july-

    a) 1991
    b) 1996
    c) 2003
    d) 2006
    e) 2010

    7. The credit control is one of the most important functions of the RBI. Which of the following comes under RBI's quantitative measures?

    a) Bank Rate Policy
    b) Open Market Operations
    c) Cash Reserve Ratio
    d) Statutory Liquidity Ratio
    e) All the above

    8. Who of the following won India’s first gold medal at the Rio Paralympic Games.

    a) Varun Singh Bhati
    b) Mariyappan Thangavelu
    c) Ankur Dhama  
    d) Virender Dhanka
    e) None of these

    9. Which of the following city topped the 2016 ‘Swachh Survekshan’ for rural India under Plains category?

    a) Nadia, West Bengal
    b) Dhanbad, Jharkhand  
    c) Satara, Maharashtra  
    d) Sindhudurg, Maharahstra
    e) None of these

    10. What was the theme of the 2016 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit that concluded recently?

    a) Our People, Our Community, Our Vision
    b) Turning Vision into Reality for a Dynamic ASEAN Community
    c) One ASEAN, One Response
    d) ASEAN Community Vision 2025
    e) None of these

    11. Majuli recently became the first island district of India. Majuli is located in which of the following states?

    a) Assam
    b) West Bengal
    c) Tripura
    d) Arunachal Pradesh
    e) None of these

    12. Which bank recently introduced the Software Robotics for power banking operations?

    a) ICICI Bank
    b) Axis Bank
    c) HDFC Bank
    d) State Bank of India
    e) None of these

    13. Name the Indian women cricketer who was recently awarded an honorary life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club.

    a) Nilima Jogalekar
    b) Sandhya Mazumdar
    c) Anjali Sharma
    d) Anjum Chopra
    e) None of these

    14. With which country India held the joint military exercise, PRABAL DOSTYK – 16?

    a) Indonesia
    b) Vietnam
    c) Kazakhstan  
    d) Sri Lanka
    e) None of these

    15. India in September 2016 signed Air Services Agreement under Open Sky Policy with which country?

    a) Russia
    b) Thailand
    c) Greece
    d) Switzerland
    e) None of these

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