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Sample Questions of General/Economy Banking Awareness for SBI PO Main Exam 2016-Set 2

Jul 22, 2016 17:41 IST

    SBI is all set to conduct the Mains exam for recruitment of Probationary officer (PO) on 31st July. Here the banking team of jagran josh is providing sample questions of General/Economy Banking Awareness that will be useful for the candidates appearing for SBI PO Main examination 2016.

    The Main examination would be of objective type and would be of 3 hours duration. The candidates are required to qualify in each of the tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by banks.


    Name of Test

    No. of Questions



    Reasoning and Computer Aptitude




    Data Analysis and Interpretation




    General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness




    English Language







    Sample Question of General/Economy Banking Awareness

    1. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced the nine pillars for the Union Budget 2016-2017. Which of the following are not included in the nine pillars?

    a) Agriculture and farmers' welfare

    b) Fiscal discipline

    c) Tax reforms to reduce compliance burden

    d) Special focus on working women

    2. Name the proposed programme that aims at connecting people through exchanges in areas of language, trade, culture, travel and tourism.

    a) Unity in Diversity

    b) Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat

    c) Unity in Diversity: One India

    d) Shreshtha Bharat Ek Bharat

    3. How much amount has been allocated towards re-capitalisation of Public Sector Banks in Union Budget 2016-17?

    a) 50,000 crore rupees

    b) 20,000 crore rupees

    c) 35,000 crore rupees

    d) 25,000 crore rupees

    4. As per the Union Budget 2016-17, how much per cent of FDI will be allowed through FIPB route in marketing of food products produced and manufactured in India?

    a) 88%

    b) 99%

    c) 100%

    d) 49%

    5. What will be the EPF contribution of the Government of India for all new employees for the first three years of their employment?

    a) 8%

    b) 8.33%

    c) 7.33%

    d) 6.5%

    6. The World Investment Report is published by-

    a) IMF

    b) UNCTAD

    c) World Bank

    d) WTO

    7. 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

    8. This city hosted the 1st World Conference on Tourism for Development?

    a) Beijing

    b) London

    c) New York

    d) Mumbai

    9. Who of the following was sworn-in as the first female president of Taiwan?

    a) Eric Chu

    b) Tsai Ing-wen

    c) Ma Ying-jeou

    d) Wu Po-hsiung

    10.  The 27th series of CORPAT was conducted between the Indian Navy and

    a) Sri Lankan Navy

    b) Japanese Navy

    c) French Navy

    d) Indonesian Navy

    11. The Reserve Bank of India recently said that entities from how many countries will require its prior approval to establish branch office or project office in India.

    a) Five

    b) Seven

    c) Nine

    d) Eleven

    12. Name the orgnaisation that has decided to tighten due diligence requirements for issuance and transfer of controversy-ridden P-Notes and put the onus on investors to ensure compliance with anti-money laundering law.

    a) Financial Stability and Development Council

    b) Securities and Exchange Board of India

    c) Reserve Bank of India

    d) Forward Markets Commission

    13. Name the World’s oldest person who died recently in New York at age 116.

    a) Tane Ikai

    b) Susannah Mushatt Jones

    c) Emma Morano

    d) Gertrude Weaver

    14. Name the Indian Ph.D student who bagged the European Materials Research Society’s (EMRS’s) Young Scientist Award at the EMRS 2016 Spring Meeting Lille France.

    a) Partha Pratim Majumdar

    b) Nandini Bhandaru

    c) Usha Barwale

    d) Paramjit Khurana

    15. Name the proposed fully air-conditioned third AC service with an optional service for meals announced in the Rail Budget 2016-2017.

    a) Uday

    b) Antyodaya Express

    c) Humsafar

    d) Tejas

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