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IPPB Exam 2016: Quiz on Financial Awareness with special reference to banking

Dec 24, 2016 09:38 IST

    The Indian Post Payment Bank (IPPB) is all set conduct the examination for the recruitment of Scale II, Scale III & Scale V Officers on 17th December. Here the banking team of jagran josh is providing sample questions of General Financial Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry that will be useful for the candidates appearing for the exam.

    1. When is the National Pollution Control Day observed in India?
    a) 1-Dec
    b) 2-Dec
    c) 3-Dec
    d) 4-Dec  
    e) 5 Dec

    2. The United Nations recently imposed new sanctions on which of the following countries over the country’s nuclear and ballistic missile tests?
    a) Israel
    b) South Africa
    c) Myanmar
    d) North Korea
    e) South Korea
    3. The United Nations recently formally apologized to which of the following countries for its role in the country's cholera epidemic?
    a) Haiti
    b) Cuba
    c) Mexico
    d) Honduras
    e) Sri Lanka

    4. Which of the following villages became the first cashless village in India?
    a) Dhasai
    b) Akola
    c) Amravarti
    d) Buldana
    e) None of these  

    5. The Union Government has recently approved additions to which reserved category list?
    a) OBC
    b) ST
    c) SC
    d) BC (M)
    e) None of these

    6. Which country recently initiated its first-ever missile test?
    a) Iran
    b) Ukrain
    c) South Korea
    d) Turkey
    e) None of these
    7. The 50th anniversary of the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) was recently hosted by which of the following countries?  
    a) India
    b) United States of America
    c) Brazil
    d) China  
    e) Pakistan

    8. Who won the 2016 World Chess Championship?
    a) Sergey Karjakin
    b) Garry Kasparov
    c) Viswanathan Anand
    d) Magnus Carlsen
    e) None of these

    9. Which of the following departments of the United Nations recently launched a new strategy to maximize its peace operations' efficiency in the use of natural resources?
    a) Department of Field Support
    b) United Nations Environment Programme
    c) United Nations Development Programme
    d) Department of Economic and Social Affairs
    e) None of these

    10. Which Indian Film was invited by the United Nations for a special screening at its headquarters in New York, USA?
    a) Parched
    b) Masaan
    c) Pink
    d) Queen
    e) None of these
    11. Bangladesh will honour the families of 1668 martyrs of the Indian Army who fought in the Bangladesh liberation war. Which year was the war fought in?
    a) 1971
    b) 1969
    c) 1999
    d) 1966
    e) 1962

    12. Name the state whose Raj Bhawan became India’s first to adopt the cashless system for all kind of payment.
    a) Himachal Pradesh  
    b) Uttarakhand  
    c) Maharashtra  
    d) Tamil Nadu
    e) None of these

    13. As per the provision of the Coinage Act, 2011, coins of any denomination not lower than one rupee shall be legal tender for-
    a) Any sum
    b) Any sum not exceeding Rs 10
    c) Any sum not exceeding Rs 50
    d) Any sum not exceeding Rs 100
    e) Any sum not exceeding Rs 500

    14. The headquarters of Canara Bank is situated in which of the following cities?
    a) Hyderabad
    b) Bengaluru
    c) Tamil Nadu
    d) Mysore
    e) Mangalore

    15. Who was appointed as Secretary of Union Ministry of Minority Affairs recently?
    a) Ameising Luikham
    b) Rakesh Garg
    c) Praveen Gogia
    d) S Ramakrishnan  
    e) None of these

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