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Sample Questions of General/ Financial Awareness for SBI clerk Main Exam 2016-Set 1

Jun 20, 2016 18:13 IST

    SBI is all set to conduct the Mains exam for recruitment in the assistant cadre on 25th and 26th June 2016 all over the country. The prelims results are out and everybody is busy giving finishing touches to their preparation for the exam.

    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 SBI clerk Main examination 2016.

    The structure of the Online Exam will be as follows:

    Name of Test

    No. of Questions



    General/Financial Awareness



    35 minutes

    General English



    35 minutes

    Quantitative Aptitude



    45 minutes

    Reasoning Ability& Computer Aptitude



    45 minutes




    2 hours and 40 minutes

    Sample Question of General Awareness with special reference to banking industry:

    1. Name the South Korean author who won the 2016 Man Booker International Prize for her novel 'The Vegetarian'.

    a) Ann Goldstein
    b) Han Kang
    c) Elena Ferrante
    d) Orhan Pamuk

    2. Name the person who will head the five member committee that was constituted by government to give recommendations on the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) roadmap for the future.

    a) Sumit Bose
    b) Arvind Subramanian
    c) Urijit Patel
    d) NK Singh

    3. What percent government equity will be available in India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) that will be set up under the Department of Posts?

    a) 60 percent
    b) 70 percent
    c) 90 percent
    d) 100 percent

    4. Name the athlete who created history by breaking the national record in women's 3000m steeplechase event.

    a) Anjum Chopra
    b) Sudha Singh
    c) Lalita Babar
    d) Geeta Singh

    5. The SBI proposed to merge which public sector bank with itself along with its 5 associate banks?

    a) Bharatiya Mahila Bank
    b) Andhra Bank
    c) Bank of Baroda
    d) Union Bank of India

    6. Which bank launched the SmartUp platform to offer banking and payment solutions to start-ups?

    a) ICICI Bank
    b) HDFC Bank
    c) State Bank of India
    d) Axis Bank

    7. Market regulator tightened the norm for this category of instrument to check money laundering?

    a) Forward Contracts
    b) Future Contracts
    c) Participatory Notes
    d) Options

    8. This Indian-American professor was conferred with the US National Medal of Science 2015.

    a) Syamantak Payra
    b) Rupa Iyer
    c) Neela Banerjee
    d) Rakesh K Jain

    9. Which platform was launched by Income Tax (IT) department to fast track taxpayer grievances?

    a) e-suraksha
    b) e-nivaran
    c) e-sewa
    d) e-kalyan

    10. Who headed the committee appointed by Haryana Government that recently submitted its report on Jat Quota agitation to Chief Minister Manohar Lal?

    a) B B Tandon
    b) Madhukar Gupta
    c) H R Nagendra
    d) Parkash Singh

    11. The Kenyan government has decided to close World's biggest refugee camp that houses an estimated 328000 refugees mostly from Somalia. Name it.

    a) Mae La camp
    b) Dadaab camp
    c) Kakuma Camp
    d) Dollo Ado Camp

    12. Name the famous Indian music composer who agreed to be the Goodwill Ambassador of the Indian Olympic contingent?

    a) Himesh Reshammiya
    b) Pritam
    c) AR Rahman
    d) Vishal Dadlani

    13. Which inset letter will be provided on both number panels in the 1000 rupees denomination banknotes in the Mahatma Gandhi Series – 2005 that will be released by RBI soon?

    a) D
    b) A
    c) R
    d) B

    14. The Union Government recently released a commemorative coin of hundred rupees and a circulation coin of ten rupees for whom of the following?

    a) Bhim Rao Ambedkar
    b) Maharana Pratap
    c) Swami Chinmayananda
    d) Tatya Tope

    15. Who was the Indian origin who received 2016 Harvard Business School Alumni Achievement Award recently?

    a) Laxmi Mittal
    b) Bobby Jindal
    c) Sam Richards
    d) Sunil Bharti Mittal

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