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Sample Questions of General/ Financial Awareness for SBI clerk Main Exam 2016-Set 2

Jun 22, 2016 13:09 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. Identify the poet who was selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman for 2015.

    a) Padma Sachdev
    b) Veerappa Moily
    c) Govind Mishra
    d) Sugathakumari

    2. The Reserve Bank of India recently granted the first payments bank license to

    a) Aditya Birla Nuvo
    b) Cholamandalam Distribution Services
    c) Airtel M Commerce Services
    d) Fino PayTech

    3. Identify the top woman biker of India and the Lady of the Harley who died recently in a road accident.

    a) Veena Patil
    b) Vina Maalik
    c) Veenu Paliwal  
    d) None of these

    4. Name the first train with all coaches equipped with surveillance cameras that was remotely flagged off from New Delhi by Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu recently.

    a) Shan-e-Punjab Express
    b) Hirakund Express
    c) Mangala Lakshadweep Express
    d) H Nizamuddin Madgaon Ac Express

    5. Who was appointed the Chairman of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) recently?

    a) CP Gurnani
    b) BVR Mohan Reddy
    c) Raman Roy
    d) Chirag Pandey

    6. As per study by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), India’s military spending in 2015 was

    a) 51.3 billion US dollars
    b) 61.3 billion US dollars
    c) 71.3 billion US dollars
    d) 81.3 billion US dollars

    7. Name the person who will head the high-level committee that was constituted to suggest ways to strengthen the border protection along the border with Pakistan.

    a) Kamlesh Chandra
    b) Madhukar Gupta
    c) Amit Mitra
    d) Ashok Lahiri

    8. Which private sector bank has recently launched an Aadhaar-based ATM usage facility wherein a customer can transact using his biometric details instead of the PIN?

    a) Yes Bank
    b) DCB Bank
    c) City Union Bank
    d) Axis Bank

    9. India and Germany’s Development Bank KfW recently signed an agreement to provide loan assistance of 500 million Euro (about 3750 crore rupees) for the modern and sustainable metro system for which city?

    a) Nagpur
    b) Hyderabad
    c) Lucknow
    d) Patna

    10. Identify the Indian bank that claimed the top slot in mobile banking on 17 March 2016.

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

    11. Which bank in March 2016 launched mobile payment solution Touch & Pay?

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

    12. Name the state that presented the State Budget 2016-17 on 10 March 2016 in e-format making it the first state in India to do so.

    a) Kerala
    b) Himachal Pradesh
    c) Andhra Pradesh
    d) Telangana

    13. The Economist Intelligence Unit on 10 March 2016 ranked which Indian cities among the cheapest cities in the world?

    a) Mumbai & New Delhi
    b) New Delhi & Bengaluru
    c) Mumbai & Bengaluru
    d) Bengaluru and Chennai

    14. Which of the following is not a ‘Semi-closed’ wallet?

    a) ICICI Bank-Vodafone M-pesa
    b) Paytm
    c) Free Charge
    d) Mobikwik

    15. As per World Bank’s report which country is the largest recipient of overseas remittances in 2015?

    a) China
    b) India
    c) Poland
    d) USA

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