SBI PO Exam: General Awareness for March 2017

In this present day in the field of banking examinations, you are certainly going to get questions in the General Awareness section in the bank examinations from various fields such as National, International, Economics, and Banking etc.

Created On: Apr 3, 2017 14:48 IST
Modified On: Apr 3, 2017 17:52 IST

Banking General Awareness (with special reference to banking industry) section is one of the most important section for bank recruitment exam. It is considered one of the scoring sections in bank exams. To crack this section, candidates need to update their current affairs of the national and international importance along with the banking industry.
In order to help in your preparation for SBI PO 2017, here the banking team of jagranjosh is providing important one liner question. Candidates who are appearing for bank exams must go through the below notes.

  1. The INLCU L51 was recently commissioned into the Indian Navy. The ship is commanded by - Cdr Vishwesh S Nadkarni
  2. The country that was recently approved by the US Senate as the 29th member of the NATO is - Montenegro
  3. The bank that launched the Unnati Credit Card to spread credit inclusion is – State Bank of India
  4. The book ‘Home of the Brave’ traces the history of - Rashtriya Rifles
  5. The High Court of this state on 28 March 2017 ordered a ‘complete’ ban on mining activities in the State for four months - Uttarakhand
  6. Airports Authority of India (AAI), Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and Jharkhand Government in March 2017 signed a tripartite MoU for development of - Deoghar Airport in Deoghar district of Jharkhand
  7. British Prime Minister Theresa May has signed the letter that will trigger Britain's exit from - The European Union
  8. This Indian duo won the 2017 Vietnam Open International Challenger Badminton Doubles title - Satwiksairaj Rankireddy & Chirag Shetty
  9. It is on this subject the Law Commission of India submitted its 267th report to the Union Government – Hate Speech
  10. She has been appointed as the first woman field officer of the BSF after 51 years - Tanushree Pareek
  11. With this country India has renewed its agreement on the supply of petroleum for next five years – Nepal
  12. This state became the first in the country to carry out financial inclusion and extend banking services to remote rural areas – Odisha
  13. The winner of the 2016-17 Santosh Trophy is - West Bengal
  14. World Bank signed USD 100 million credit agreement to improve quality of health care services in all 13 districts of - Uttarakhand
  15. Jagadisa Thyagarajan, famously known as Ashokamitran, who died recently, was a - Litterateur
  16. A court in this nation has passed a ruling sentencing the country’s own President to death for ‘high treason’ – Yemen
  17. It is in this country scientists switched on the world's largest 'artificial sun' recently – Germany
  18. The term USHUS-II that was in the news recently refers to a - Submarine Sonar System
  19. 2017 Abel Prize was awarded to  - Yves Meyer
  20. The Union Cabinet gave its approval to amend these acts to facilitate the implementation of the GST regime - The Customs Act, 1962, The Customs Tariff Act, 1975 and TheCentral Excise Act, 1944
  21. The Union Cabinet recently approved an MoU signed in the field of Cyber Security. The MoU was signed with - The United States of America
  22. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) created history by commissioning the world’s third largest hypersonic wind tunnel at - Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC)
  23. This regiment of Indian Army celebrated 200-years of their regiment in March 2017 - Ninth Gorkhas
  24. The World Water Day (WWD) was observed on 22 March 2017 with theme - Why Wastewater?
  25. Majuli is soon to become India’s first carbon neutral district and biodiversity heritage site. The place is located in – Assam
  26. Person ranked as wealthiest Indian by Forbes World Billionaire Report 2017 - Mukesh Ambani
  27. This country topped the World Happiness report 2017 - Norway
  28. All branches of State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur (SBBJ), State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH), State Bank of Mysore (SBM), State Bank of Patiala (SBP) and State Bank of Travancore (SBT) will function as branches of State Bank of India from - 1 April 2017
  29. This is the first-ever fully made-in-India train, which took off on its maiden run from Dadar station to Borivali at Lokmanya Tilak Terminus on 18 March 2017 – Medha Train
  30. This former Director of the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, also known as the father of Indian Meteorology, passed away on 18 March after suffering from a cardiac arrest - Dev Raj Sikka
  31. This state is hosting the three-day international Buddhist conference – Bihar
  32. The G20 meet of finance ministers and central bank governors is going to be held in this member economy – Germany
  33. Cricketer who was appointed as the Ambassador of Women's Cricket World Cup 2017 - Sachin Tendulkar
  34. B P Kanungo was recently appointed as the Deputy Governor in Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for three years. He will replace - R Gandhi
  35. This Konkani writer was selected for the Saraswati Samman 2016 - Mahabaleshwar Sail
  36. India’s first biometric-based payment system Aadhaar Pay was launched by - IDFC Bank
  37. State Bank of India has decided to reintroduce penalty on non-maintenance of minimum balance in accounts from – 1 April 2017
  38. The foreign ministry of North Korea has temporarily banned citizens of this country from leaving the Democratic People's Republic of Korea – Malaysia
  39. This country has violated UN’s ban on developing missile technology, prompting UN Security Council to call for an emergency meeting – North Korea
  40. Identify the country that pegged its GDP growth target for 2017 at a 25-year low - China
  41. India’s longest extradosed bridge was inaugurated in – Bharuch, Gujarat
  42. The Indo-Nepal Joint Military Exercise Surya Kiran-XI commenced recently at - Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand
  43. First smart tribal village Habbi was recently inaugurated. The village is located in - Jammu and Kashmir
  44. The country that recently overtook Eurozone to become world’s biggest bank system, as per a new analysis by the Financial Times, is – China
  45. The theme of the 2017 International Women's Day that is observed on 8 March every year is - Women in the Changing World of Work: Planet 50-50 by 2030
  46. The joint military training exercise AL NAGAH-II was conducted between Indian Army and the Army troops of - Oman
  47. State bank of India will levy penalty if Minimum Average Balance in account of metropolitan population is below - Rs 5000
  48. India’s first AI based chatbot EVA was launched by - HDFC Bank
  49. Indian personality selected to newly formed United Nations (UN) group on antimicrobial resistance - Soumya Swaminathan
  50. The cricketer who won the BCCI Polly Umrigar Award 2015-2016 is - Virat Kohli



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