650 General Awareness Questions asked in all Exams 2016

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650 General Awareness Questions asked in all Exams 2016



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  • Who was the 1st batsman to score century in ODI debut ? – K.L Rahul
  • Venue of India’s 500th cricket Test macth ? – Kanpur
  • Heart of Asia summit held in which city ? – Amristar
  • Which Indian Cricketer to be inducted into MCC ?  – Anjum Chopra
  • First to launch cyber police stations in all districts? – Maharashtra 
  • Costliest railway station located in ?- New York
  • Brand ambassador of PNB? – Virat Kohli
  • Venue of common wealth 2018? – Australia
  • Pravasi Bharatiya Diwas 2017 venue? – Bangalore
  • Companies have to share how many % of profit for social work – 2%
  • In a first which state imposes ‘fat tax’ on junk food? –  Kerala
  • First Indian IOC member ? – Nita Ambani
  • Which bank has recently shutdown its operation in India ? – RBS
  • Oscar Lifetime Achievement Award 2016 ?- Jacky Chan
  • First Payment Bank – Airtel , Rajasthan
  • M. Balamuralikrishna associated with which field? – Music
  • How many time demonetization occur in India Since 1935 ? – 3(1946,  1978, and 2016)
  • Brand Ambassador of Switzerland Tourism? –  Ranveer Singh
  • UIDAI Helpline number – 1947
  • 2016 Tata Literature’s Lifetime Achievement Award ? – Amitav Ghosh
  • World television day observed? – 21 November
  • Who is thepresident of All India Football Federation (AIFF) ? – Praful Patel
  • Dada Saheb Falke Award for Best Actress 2016 ?- Priyanka Chopra
  • What is the name of the first  robot used by city bank? – Lakshmi
  • RFID stands for ?- Radio-Frequency Identification
  • World Economic Freedom Index 2016 topped by ? – Hong Kong
  • Global business optimism index? – Indonesia
  • India Posts Payments Bank will have how much Government equity? – 100%
  • First World Conference on Tourism for Development held in ? – Beijing
  • Ruins of Ancient city of Abydos, dating back approx 7000 years, found in ? – Egypt 
  • MDR  stands for ? – Merchant Discount Rate 
  • India’s First railway university to come up in ? – Gujarat
  • Israel President  – Reuven Rivlin
  • South Africa President – Jacob Zuma
  • Fiedel castro politician from  – Cuba
  • APEC  summit 2016 theme – Quality Growth and Human Development
  • ‘Wealth of Nation’ book Author – Adam smith
  • World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business 2017 topped by – New Zealand
  • UPI is launched by –  National Payments Corporation of India(NPCI)
  • GST Slab structure – 4 tier Structure 5%, 12%, 18%, 28%
  • Dada sahab Phalke 2016 awardee –  Manoj Kumar
  • Jnanpith Award Winner – Raghuveer Chaudhari
  • No.1 ranked in ATP Tennis Ranking – Andy Murray
  • China Open super series Badminton Championship – P.V Sindhu
  • Capital of Zambia – Lusaka
  • Capital of Lithuania – Vilnius  
  • Periyar national park – Kerala
  • January 9 – NRI DAY
  • Pushkar festival related to – Rajasthan
  • 2018 ASIAN Games – Jakarta, Indonesia
  • Tialong 4 satellite  launched by – China
  • Noble prize 2016 in  literature – Bob Dylan 
  • Airtel payment bank is in which state – Rajasthan
  • Kabaddi world cup 2016 final , India defeated– Iran
  • FDI investment in white label ATMs  – 100%
  • Minister of Statistics and Programme Implementation – D. V. Sadananda Gowda
  • Economics Nobel prize for – Contract theory(Oliver Hart Bengt and  Holmström)
  • Walt Disney 2016 – 45th anniversary
  • Companies to spend at least how much of their profits every year on corporate social responsibility (CSR) – 2%
  • DeenDayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) –  76,000 crore
  • VERIZON acquired YAHOO for – $4.83bn
  • Cricketer Tony coizer was radio commentator  – West indies cricket team
  • Dilma rousseff  – Former President of Brazil
  • Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG – PAHAL scheme 
  • Full form of BPL – Bankers Professional Liability
  • Full form of CRY organization? – Child Rights and You
  • Full form of P-notes ? – Participatory notes
  • How many currency printing press places are in India ? – 4
  • Jaitapur Power Plant –  Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra
  • Nobel Peace Prize winner 2016 – Juan Manuel Santos
  • PIN full form – Personal Identification Number
  • Section-122 related to  –  GST
  • Swachh Bharat short film award  winner- Murga
  • What does Basel norm related to? – Banking
  • Which city is known as the golden city of India? – Amritsar
  • Who issues coins in India ? – Government of India
  • World economic freedom index India rank – 112
  • World’s tallest and longest glass bridge opens in – China
  • Yoga day celebrated on – 21 June
  • Chambal river flows from Madhya Pradesh to – Rajathan
  • CHOGM 2018 meeting – United Kingdom
  • Gobind Sagar Dam – Himachal Pradesh
  • Highest Populated State – Uttar Pradesh
  • Himansh highest altitude research center – Himachal Pradesh
  • Hubble space Telescope – NASA
  • Hurricane Matthew hits – Haiti
  • King Bhumibol Abduladez paased away – Thailand
  • LIGO lab outside USA – Maharashtra
  • Mogadishu is the  Capital of – Somalia
  • Mother Absolute Affection brand ambassador – Madhuri Dixit
  • Noble prize in economics 2016 – Olive Hart and Bengt Holmstorm
  • One Rupee Note bears signature of – Finance Secretary
  • Pawan Kumar Chamling is the CM of – Sikkim
  • PMJDY – Financial Inclusion
  • River of Sorrow – Damodar River
  • Universal Children’s Day – 20th November
  • Valmiki National park – Bihar
  • Which Shooter declared as Champions of champions – Jitu Rai
  • Worlds Diabetes day 2016 Theme – Eyes on Diabetes
  • What is the full form of DAY – NRLM? – Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission
  • Number of medals won by India in 2016 Rio Olympics – 2
  • Capital of Uzbekistan – Tashkent
  • Currency of South Korea – Won
  • All women SHGs will be eligible for interest subvention on credit up to Rs 3 lakh at 7 per cent per annum.
  • PM Modi launched the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) with the stated purpose of constructing two crore houses for the urban poor by 2022
  • The National Literacy Mission (NLM) is a nationwide program started by Government of India in 1988.
  • EFTPOS, E stands for? Electronic (Electronic Funds Transfer at Point of Sale)
  • Khaliko Pul was CM of? Arunachal Pradesh
  • According to RBI annual report, what is near-report gross value added (GVA) for 2016-17? 7.6%
  • Author of ‘One Indian Girl’? Chetan Bhagan
  • Bhavanisagar dam in which state? Tamil Nadu
  • Venue of NATO Summit 2017? Belgium (Brussels)
  • Dalai Lama has been given the honorary citizenship of which city of Italy? Milan
  • First International Conference on Voter Education held where? New Delhi , India
  • Ratan Watal Committee set up for what? Digital payments
  • Corporation Bank Headquarter? Mangalore
  • BSDBA withdrawal and transfer limit? Rs10,000 in a month
  • Grama Vidiyal Microfinance acquired by? IDFC Bank
  • Indravati national park in which state? Chhattisgarh
  • Rs 10,000 currency notes were introduced in 1938. They were demonetized in year? 1978
  • Bermuda triangle in which ocean? North Atlantic Ocean
  • Antiwerp Diamond Bank headquartered in? Belgium
  • Haima typhoon hit Guangdong province of? China
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 6 October 2016 released the Report of the Internal Working Group (IWG) on Rationalisation of Branch Authorisation Policy. The Group is chaired by? Lily Vadera
  • Which of these banks is not regulated by RBI? State Bank of Sikkim
  • Nobel Prize 2016 given to Oliver Hart and Bengt Holstein in which field of Economics? Contract Theory
  • In Monetary Policy committee how many members are appointed by RBI? (other 3 by Govt.)
  • Sheikh Zayed Stadium? Abu Dhabi, UAE
  • OPEC headquarter? Vienna, Austria
  • Joint Military Exercise of India & China named as Sino India Corporation 2016 held in? Ladakh
  • Nassau is the capital of? Commonwealth of the Bahamas
  • Peoples Resurgence Justice Alliance (PRJA) party launched by? Irom Sharmila
  • Marginal Cost of Funds based Lending Rate (MCLR) effective from? April 1, 2016
  • MasterCard’s new program in Europe, authentication by? Selfies
  • Mobile Money Identifier (MMID)? – 7 digit number
  • Capital of Denmark – Copenhagen
  • World Food Day – 16th October
  • Prathama Bank Headquarters- Moradabad, UP
  • ICICI Bank launches ‘Smart Vault’, a fully automated locker
  • PMJJBY (Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana) premium amount – Rs. 330
  • Urjit Patel – 24th governor of RBI
  • Before designated to Governor of RBI what was the position of Urijit Patel – Deputy Governor of RBI
  • Head Quarters of Indian Bank – Chennai
  • Bandhan Bank Headquarters – Kolkata, West Bengal
  • In UPI, I stands for – Interface (Unified Payments Interface)
  • Kakrapar Dam is situated – Gujarat
  • Lisbon is capital of – Portugal
  • Currency of South Africa – South African Rand
  • ECGC is funded by – Government of India
  • In SMFS first S stands for – Structured(Structured Financial Messaging System)
  • MUDRA is the subsidiary of – SIDBI
  • Currency of Denmark – Krone
  • Barak 8 was jointly developed by Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI), India’s Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO)
  • “Aapka Bhala, Sabki Bhalai” is the tagline of  – Bandhan Bank
  • ICRA rating agency formed by – IFCI
  • JP Morgan Chase Headquarters – USA
  • Coins can be issued up to the denomination of – Rs. 1000
  • FSB stands for- Financial Stability Board
  • Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport – Nagpur, Maharashtra
  • Deaf fund associated with – Banking Regulation Act, 1949
  • “At the Close of Play” is the autobiography of the former Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting
  • In IFSC code the last six digits identify the bank branch
  • Great Victoria desert located in – Australia
  • To detect Fraud – CRISIL (Credit Rating Information Services of India Limited)
  • The umbrella organization for all retail payments system in India – National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI)
  • The 17th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) held in- Venezuela
  • Mudra bank highest loan limit (Tarun) – 10 lakhs
  • RRB Committee – Narasimman Committee
  • NACH Debit is the product of NPCI
  • RRB banks state capital – 15%
  • Gurudongmar Lake – Sikkim
  • World Food Programme – Italy, Rome
  • Patagonian desert continent – South America
  • Notes which are in pieces and/or of which the essential portions are missing can also be exchanged. – Mutilated notes
  • Indira Gandhi Krishi Vishwavidyalaya – Chhatisgarh
  • Kakrapar Atomic Power Station – Gujarat
  • International Day of Democracy, 15 September Theme 2016 – Democracy and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
  • Sasan Ultra Mega Power Project – Madhya Pradesh
  • Institute for Development and Research in Banking Tech(IDBRT) – Hyderabad.
  • Blackbuck National Park- Velavadar Gujarat
  • Deepa Malik – Athlete Shot put
  • CRISIL, India’s first credit rating agency
  • IDBI Head Quarters – Mumbai.
  • Niche Marketing- Nachiket Mor
  • 24th Oct- United Nations Day
  • Risk related to personal Account- Credit risk
  • First stock exchange issue IPO- BSE
  • IMPS full form- Immediate Payment Service
  • First talking ATM- Union Bank of India
  • ICICI Bank introduces software robotics
  • Tarapur Atomic Power Station – Maharashtra
  • IFSC Total digits  – 11
  • Credit history of the borrower is recorded by CIBIL
  • Environment Ministry has given green nod to the Rs 4640.88 crore Kiru hydroelectric power project in J&K
  • India’s Weather Satellite INSAT-3DR- an advanced meteorological (weather observation) satellite
  • Devendra Jhajharia related to – Javelin throw
  • Loktak lake – Manipur
  • Mount Harriet Park – Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • The bank that begins with ‘U’” tagline – United Bank of India
  • Committee related to poverty line –  Arvind Panagariya committee
  • WHO HQ – Geneva
  • Six machine autobiography of – Chris Gayle
  • PIN – Personal Identification Number
  • Mashreq Bank Headquarters– Dubai
  • Anupriya patel constituency – Mirzapur
  • Credit Guarantee Fund for Micro Units (CGFMU) – PMMY
  • First Private Bank to issue Indian Gold Coins – Federal Bank
  • The oldest or first asset reconstruction company in the country – ARCIL
  •  Which state launches ‘CM Scooty scheme’ – J&K
  • Mortgage And its Various Types – Section 58 of Transfer of Property Act 1882 .
  • NACH replace ECS,Payment Systems
  • Export Credit Insurance provider – ECGC
  • CTS-2010 standards for clearing through CTS for faster realisation.
  • Claude Lila Parulekar – Animal rights activist 
  • NPCI –National Payments Corporation of India
  • Anything But Khamosh: The Shatrughan Sinha Biography
  • Indian Overseas Bank Headquarters – Chennai
  • RTGS – Real-Time Gross Settlement
  • Equitas starts Small Finance Bank Headquarters – Chennai
  • BCSBI – Banking Codes and Standards Board of India
  • Engineers Day – September 15
  • MSME Regulator –SIDBI
  • Syndicate Bank Headquarters – Manipal
  • Which Bank introduces software robotics – ICICI
  • Myanmar Capital – Naypyi Daw
  • Federal Bank launches FederalSkill Academy at – Coimbatore
  • Bandhan bank Headquarters – Kolkatta, West Bengal
  • RBI launches ‘Sachet’ portal to check illegal money collection.
  • Jammu & Kashmir Bank CEO – Parvez Ahamad
  • IFSC Code – 11 digits
  • SBI becomes first domestic bank to open branch in Yangon
  • Deputy General manager of IMF – David Lipton
  • BCCI CEO – Rahul Johri
  • Doha Bank & Centrum Sign Strategic Tie-Up
  • Kudankulam Nuclear Plant located in – Tamilnadu
  • World Bank, AIIB approve Rs 6,325 crore for Pune metro project.
  • Buddy App – SBI
  • Aajeevika – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) was renamed Deen Dayal Antayodaya Yojana (DAY-NRLM).
  • Bombay High Court Chief Justice – Manjula Chellur
  • BSNL, Microsoft to offer end-to-end solutions for enterprise customers
  • CBDT launches ‘e-nivaran’ facility to resolve income tax grievances.
  • United States spotted at the top of the medal tally, with 116 medals
  • China has world’s longest bullet train network
  • India approves $318 million loan for Sri Lanka Railways.
  • Deepa Malik who won the silver medal in Rio Paralympices related to – Shotput
  • Banks can publish photo of only – wilful defaulters
  • RBL acquires 10% Stake in – Utkarsh Finance Services
  • Akhlaq Ur Rahman Kidwai, who served as Governor of States, including Bihar, West Bengal and Haryana, passed away – Indian chemist and politician
  • Jio Money Wallet – Reliance
  • The maximum value of any pre-paid payment instrument cannot exceed Rs 1,00,000.
  • Shishu – Maximum loan amount is Rs.50,000.[Kishor – Maximum loan amount is Rs.5 lakh, Tarun – Maximum loan amount is Rs.10 lakh]
  • Monetary policy committee members – Chetan Ghate, professor at Indian Statistical Institute, Pami Dua, director at Delhi School of Economics and Ravindra Dholakia, professor at IIM-Ahmedabad.
  • Sakshi Malik became the first Indian woman wrestler to win an Olympic medal with her bronze medal finish in Women’s freestyle 58 kg category
  • Wildlife Institute of India (WII) – Country’s first repository on tigers.
  • Hindi Diwas – September 14
  • A micro enterprise is an enterprise where investment in plant and machinery does not exceed – Rs. 25 lakh
  • HRD Minister – Prakash Javadekar
  • The Goods and Services Tax Bill or GST Bill, officially known as The Constitution (One Hundred Twenty second Amendment) Bill, 2014, proposes a national Value added Tax to be implemented in India from 1 April 2017.
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank acquires BSS Microfinance.
  • RBI has set a deadline of March 31, 2017, for banks to put in place a mechanism to report cyber attacks immediately.
  • Union HRD ministry has decided to appoint Canara Bank as the promoter for setting up of Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA)
  • Limit in Priority Sector Adjust Net Bank credit – 40%
  • IRCTC, SBI sign MoU on promotion of rail ticketing activities
  • Inter-bank borrowing ceiling for Small finance bank – No Limit
  • Nobel peace prize 2016 – Juan Manuel santos
  • NASSCOM tiesup with social network website to promote Startups – Facebook
  • Under Deen dayal Antyodaya Yojana, The SHGs will also get additional interest subvention of 3% on prompt payment.
  • State Bank of India (SBI) started an intra-bank portal where employees could register their requests for transfers
  • “World Population Prospects: The 2015 Revision” : World population to hit 8.5bn by 2030
  • Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia became the first Indian to clinch two gold medals at the Paralympics.
  • Gionee to set up manufacturing plant in Faridabad
  • World Bank President – Jim Yong Kim
  • GSAT-18 successfully launched by Ariane-5 VA-231 from Kourou, French Guiana
  • ET Awards for corporate excellence company – Kotak Mahindra Bank
  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency 2016 Board headed by – MS Sahoo
  • Reliance Jio Money ties up with – Federal Bank
  • Rajasthan becomes first state to approve sewage & waste water policy
  • UCO Bank to raise Rs 270 crore via share sale to LIC.
  • Soiled note – means a note which, has become dirty due to usage and also includes a two piece note pasted together wherein both the pieces presented belong to the same note, and form the entire note.
  • Who is the present Chairman of Synoptic? Mohammed AlMandil
  • What is the full form of S4A? Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets
  • Committee for E-Commerce? Amitabh Kant Committee
  • Rio Olympics Indian contingent sponsored by? Amul
  • Vyaas Samman 2015? Sunita Jain
  • Which Indian got silver in Rio Olympics badminton? P. V. Sindhu
  • Reliance tie up with which bank? Federal Bank
  • UP Govt announces Rani lakshmi Bai Award for which Rio Olympics Winner? Sakshi Malik
  • What is the full form of BSBDA? Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account
  • FICCI Head Quarter? New Delhi
  • UEFA 2016 Winner? Real Madrid
  • Small Bank maximum loan amount? Rs 25 lakhs
  • Highest medals in Rio Olympics? United States
  • Which of the following is the SBI social networking app? SBI Mingle
  • Renewable Bond also known as? Clean Renewable Energy Bonds
  • Head Quarter of New Development Bank located at? Shanghai
  • Kanchenchunga National Park located at? Sikkim, India
  • Which team won the Durand Cup 2016? India
  • UPI app Empower launched by which bank? Canara Bank
  • RBI Sachet used for which purpose? To check illegal money collection
  • Who got the title UEFA footballer of the year? Cristiano Ronaldo
  • Hanif Mohammad, who died recently had played for which country? Pakistan
  • 2016 Wimbledon winners in women singles? Serena Williams
  • Tarun Ramadorai from which University? University of Cambridge
  • First roof top solar plant in which state? Kerala
  • Isalimic bank headquarters located at? Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
  • SmartUp app launched by which bank? HDFC Bank
  • World Humanitarian Day Theme – One Humanity
  • HRD Minister – Prakash Javadekar
  • Kawai Tiger Reserve – Telangana
  • Integrated Criminal Justice System  – Andhra Pradesh & Telangana
  • Bronze medal winner Wrestler in RIO Olympics – Sakshi Malik
  • Mingle App – SBI 
  • Domestic Systemically Important Banks – Too Big To Fail
  • Reliance Payment Bank & SBI Promotion Share – 70 : 30
  • IPPBL full form – India Post Payment Bank Limited
  • Avanti Micro Finance is going to start by – Vijay Kelkar, Ratan Tata ,Nandan Nilakeni
  • Monaco Garndprix Winner – Lewis Hamilton
  • Household finance committee – Tarun Ramdorai
  • Border Security Committee – Madhukar Gupta
  • First Bank to issue Green Bond in London Stock Exchange-Axis Bank
  • Among the Options Who Cannot issue Soverign Gold Bond Schemes – Insurance Companies
  • In MSME in Medium Enterprise Investment in Plant & Machinery from 5 Crores does not exceed to – 10 Crores
  • SBI Current Managing Director – Dinesh Kumar Khara
  • In a Year BSBDA Total Credits does not exceed – Rs. 1 Lakh
  • BSBDA Account can hold Maximum – One
  • World First Self Driving Taxi Launched by – Singapore
  • RBI initiate to curb illegal Deposits – Sachet
  • What is the name for Rupee Denominated Bonds for offshore Countries – Masala Bonds
  • Interest rates on Medium & Long Term Period in Gold Monetisation Scheme decided by – Central Government
  • Which of the following neighbour country recently passed bill in Parliament to convert Constitutional Assembly – Srilanka
  • AIIB issued first Loan to Four Countries – Pakistan, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Tajikistan
  • Book titled “The Sleep of Revolution” Author – Arianna Huffington
  • Among the options of SBI Associates which is not Merging with SBI – State Bank Of Saurashtra
  • Government Set Inflation rate target for Next 5 Years – 4%.
  • New Development bank Headed by – KV Kamath
  • Islamic Development Bank Launches first branch in India –Ahmedabad
  • APJ Abdul Kalam Award 2016 – P Shanmugam
  • International Chamber Commerce Chairman – Sunil Mittal
  • BSNL ties up with which company to offer IT Solutions – Microsoft
  • UNESCO World Heriatge Site Status in July 2016 – Nalanda Mahavihara
  • First State to approve Goods and Services Tax (GST) – Assam
  • As Per UNCTAD Investment Report India Ranks in FDI – 10th
  • Forbes World Biggest  200 Companies How many Indian Companies – Seven
  • RBI Launched Structured Asset Scheme – S4A 
  • IOC Committee – Nita Ambani
  • Corporation Bank HQ – Mangalore
  • Which of the following bank is headquartered in Kolkata? – United Bank of India
  • How many digits in IFSC code – 11 digits
  • An account becomes dormant if a customer does not initiate transactions such as withdrawal of cash at a branch or automated teller machine (ATM), payment by cheque, transfer of funds through Internet banking, phone banking or ATMs in – 24 months
  • AML full form – Anti-money laundering (AML)
  • UPI – I stands for –Interface
  • MICR – M stands for Magnetic
  • Bandhan bank is – Scheduled Commercial Bank
  • Koyana Dam – Maharashtra
  • Mohiniattam – Kerala
  • Gurdial Singh Rahi – Punjabi writer
  • October – 5 – World Teachers Day
  • Banwarilal Purohit – Governor of Assam
  • 24*7 real time money transfer – IMPS
  • 10 year old account holder is not eligible to get – Credit card
  • White label ATM, “Money Spot” owned by Prizm Payment Services
  • The Narmada originates from which Plateau ? Amarkantak plateau
  • Rani Jhansi Marine National Park – Andaman and Nicobar Islands
  • kamala hassan received Ordre national de la Légion d’honneur from which country? – France
  • Mudra bank is – Micro Finance Institution
  • PMMY loan maximum limit – 10 lakh
  • Reliance industries payment bank ties up with SBI
  • Who is the India’s Flag-bearer at Closing Ceremony at Summer Olympics 2016? – Sakshi Malik
  • Indian Film Festival – Melbourne, Australia
  • English Weekly Newspaper, Mahratta is started by? Gopal Krishna Gokhale
  • Reserve Bank of India has grant “in-principle” approval to 10 applicants to set up small finance banks
  • India’s first small bank located in – Jalandhar
  • One Indian Girl – Chetan Bhagat
  • National Automated Clearing House (NACH) is a centralised clearing system launched by the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI).
  • Mutual Funds in India are governed by the Securities Exchange Board of India
  • RRB’s Central Government Share – 50%
  • First high orbit remote sensing satellite – Gaefon 4 – China
  • Microfinance Institutions (MFIs)regulated by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
  • Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC) is a subsidiary of – Reserve Bank of India.
  • Short-term finance repayable on demand, with a maturity period of one to fourteen days or overnight to fortnight – Call Money
  • Global Gender Gap Report released by – WEF
  • Payment Bank does not offer – RD & FD
  • Retail Banking also known as – Consumer Banking
  • Integrated Test Range (ITR) – Chandipur, Odisha
  • IFSC code first 4 digit represents – Bank
  • Brazil capital – Brazilia
  • Durand cup related to which game – Foot Ball
  • Vijaya Bank HQ – Bengaluru
  • Manas National Park – Assam
  • Sakshi Malik named ambassador for ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ – Haryana
  • IRDAI HQ – Hyderabad
  • October 2 – International Day of Non-Violence
  • BRICS Film Festival 2016 – New Delhi
  • First Small bank – Capital Local Area Bank (CLAB)
  • The Indus River originates near the Mansarovar Lake in the Tibetan plateau
  • Syndicate bank HQ – Manipal
  • Gopichand – Indian Badminton Coach
  • Pension Regulatory Authority – PFRDA
  • Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS) – Integrated Bill Payment System
  • Which one of the following is not money market? – Bonds & Debentures
  • Kesari News Paper –Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  • Fastest Money Transfer – RTGS
  • Jeddah based Islamic Bank branch in India – Ahmedabad
  • Who becomes first Indian captain to hit double hundred outside India – Virat Kohli
  • Suresh Prabhu flags off Delhi-Agartala ‘Tripura Sundari Express’.
  • A new home loan scheme dedicated to the Army and defence personnel of the nation by SBI – Shaurya Home Loan
  • Lokesh Rahul related to – Cricket
  • 111-km-long Jiribam-Tupul-Imphal railway line
  • Kotak Mahindra HQ – Mumbai
  • SAARC youth Summit 2016 – Pakistan
  • Capital of Canada – Ottawa
  • NITI Aayog inks pact with US EIA to set up portal on energy data
  • Autobiography of Sania Mirza – Ace against Odds
  • Full form of IFSC – Indian Financial System Code
  • NACH full form – National Automated Clearing House
  • Mahim Bora, an Indian writer and educationist from which state – Assam
  • Srisailam Dam – Andhra Pradesh.
  • IOM – International Organization for Migration
  • Amitabh Kant – CEO, NITI Aayog
  • Ringgit currency of – Malaysia
  • Vodafone m-pesa tied up with – ICICI
  • Vembanad lake – Kerala
  • Sultan Azlan cup related to – Hockey
  • PMKVY associated with – Skill development
  • Worst male-female ratio in Census 2011 – Haryana
  • Maputo-captial of – Mozambique
  • Ngultrum-currency of – Bhutan
  • YES Bank HQ – Mumbai
  • NICL HQ – Kolkata
  • SIDBI HQ – Lucknow
  • Ghatampur Thermal power plant in which state – Uttar Pradesh
  • Water metro project in which city – Kochi
  • Aadiperukku festival celebrated in which state – Tamil Nadu
  • Keibul Lamjao National Park located in – Manipur
  • Sex ratio of 1084/1000 in which state – Kerala
  • Banks that joined SWIFT- ICICI & Axis Bank
  • Ease of Doing business by – World Bank
  • Long-distance, fully unreserved, superfast train service, for the common man –Antyodaya express
  • International Court of Justice HQ –Hague
  • Amount allocated to Kaushal Vikas Yojana – Rs 12000 crore
  • Maitree is a joint exercise between India and Thailand
  • Desert Eagle is a joint exercise between India and UAE
  • Head of Committee on change of financial year – Shankar Acharya
  • Head of committee on doubling farmers income by 2022 – Ashok Dalwai
  • Head of committee on regulatory issues regarding financial technology and digital banking – Sudarshan Sen
  • Head of committee on alternatives of pellet guns – TVSN Prasad
  • Rewa Thermal Power plant located in – Madhya Pradesh
  • Operation Sankat Mochan – Sudan
  • Reverse Repo operations are for – Absorbing liquidity in the market
  • In NTDL – D stands for Demand
  • SBI privilege loan caters to – Government employees
  • Bradbourne stadium location – Mumbai
  • Theme of World Hepatitis day 2016 – ELIMINATION
  • Green Rail corridor – Tamil Nadu
  • Green Highway mission launched by Nitish Gadkari in New Delhi
  • Constituency of SS Ahluwalia – Darjeeling
  • SBI life insurance is Joint venture between SBI and BNP Paribas Cardiff
  • The seventh and final member of IRNSS constellation – IRNSS-1G
  • Hopman cup is related to – Tennis
  • Atal Innovation tinkering labs – Intel India
  • Blue mormon – first state butterfly of – Maharashtra
  • 122 Constitutional Amendment Bill unanimously adopted-related to – Goods and Services Tax
  • City compost brand ambassador – Amitabh Bacchan
  • Book titled “Who moved my interest rate” – D Subbarao
  • Pt. Lacchu Maharaj is renowned for- Tabla
  • Indhradhanush mission – immunisation of children
  • SBI Balasena initiative taken up in which UT- Pondicherry
  • Head of Joint Parliamentary committee on Land Aquisition bill – Ganesh Singh
  • Himayat – skill development program in J&K
  • Andy Murray related to – Tennis
  • 2016 Olympics flag bearer Indian contingent- Abhinav Bindra
  • Novascotia bank HQ – Toronto, Canada
  • Canberra capital of – Australia
  • Mahabodhi temple in – Bihar
  • Mission Bhagiratha in – Telangana
  • SAARC interior ministers meet at Islamabad
  • 2016 kabaddi world cup in – India
  • Head of committee on household savings – Tarun ramadorai
  • Man who knew infinity- film based on – Ramanujan
  • Micro finance insitutions are regulated by – RBI
  • Lakhwar Dam on yamuna river in state- Uttarakhand
  • SWAYAM initiative – Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) platform
  • SMERA is a – Credit rating agency
  • Defence aircraft Y20 by – China
  • World tourism day – September 27
  • World’s most expensive train station opens in New York
  •  Which Bank launches wealth management service for start-ups – SBI
  • Fund for Start up India –Rs. 10000 crore
  • BMB’s initial capital – Rs. 1,000 crore
  • WB: India will now be called ‘lower-middle income’
  • Committee for applying 7th pay commission – Justice A.K Mathur
  • Aadhar Card Enrolment Crosses 1 Billion Mark
  • CKYCR full form – Central KYC Records Registry
  • Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana Maximum deposit- Rs 1.5 lakhs
  • Which company relaunches ESOP Scheme After 13 Years- Infosys  
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank(AIIB) capital amount –$100 bn.
  • Book titled, “My journey from cancer to near death” – Anita Moorjani
  • UEFA Euro 2016 Venue – France
  • First spice museum in India – Kochi
  • Four member committee in desirability and feasibility of new financial year is headed by – Dr. Shankar Acharya
  • Full form of P2P – Person-to-Person payments
  • Full form of MUDRA – Micro Units Development Refinance Agency
  • ‘World’s largest’ single rooftop solar plant opened at Amritsar
  • Opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games –5th August
  • World’s first 17-inch, 2-in-1 laptop is launched by – Dell
  • State Bank of India launches social media banking platform –  ‘SBI Mingle’
  • Which state imposes 14.5% ‘fat tax’ on junk food – Kerala
  • Aadhaar ID saving Indian govt about –  $1 billion per annum
  • Who became first Indian female gymnast to qualify for Rio Olympics – Dipa Karmakar
  • Total architecture of postal payments bank is of Rs. 800 crore
  • Faloudi in which state – Rajasthan
  • Dr. Raghuveer Chaudhari – Gujarati Writer, 51st Jnanpith Award winner
  • GOI restricted travel to – Libya
  • Book titled “Between the Assassinations” by – Aravind Adiga
  • IPL 2016 winner – Sun risers Hyderabad
  • WB – Largest remittances receiving country in 2015 – India
  •  G7 Countries – United States,Canada, France, Germany, ItalyJapanUnited Kingdom
  • Wimbledon doubles women winner 2016 –  Venus Williams and Serena Williams.
  • Noisiest city in India – Mumbai 
  • Production cost of One rupee note stood at – Rs. 1.48 per note.
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial name – Shantivan(Meaning – Garden of Peace)
  • G7 Summit 2016 Venue – Japan
  • Who has emerged as the ‘most generous Indian’ in the Hurun India Philanthropy List 2015 – Azim Premji
  • Length of world’s longest rail tunnel,twin-bore Gotthard base tunnel opens in Switzerland – – 57km (35-mile)
  • Who receives the Harvard Business School’s Alumni Achievement Award? Sunil Bharti Mittal
  • Which is  the first country to adopt a ban on deforestation? Norway
  • What is the full form of OROP – One Rank One Pension
  • What is the full form of IFSC – Indian Financial System Code
  • MCLR full form – Marginal Cost of Funds based Lending Rate
  • CASA full form – Current Account, Savings Account (CASA)
  • E-motor insurance policy by- Telangana
  • SEBI chairman – UK Sinha
  • Anti-Terrorism day – 21st May
  • Display variant debit card by- Axis Bank
  • Which bank issues world’s first Masala bond listing in London Stock Exchange(LSE) – HDFC
  • Which state government plants over 5 crores saplings in a day – Uttar Pradesh
  • Which state recorded its highest-ever temperature – Rajasthan – 51 degrees Celsius (123.8 degrees Fahrenheit).
  • Committee members in desirability and feasibility of new financial year- Four
  • Yakshagana dance — Karnataka
  • Mount Everest 1st woman — Junko Tabei
  • World bank with which bank solar roof top programme – SBI
  • NACH launched by – NPCI
  • In 2015, top state in FDI — Maharashtra
  • Maximum loan amount in Mudra yojana– 10 lakh
  • Talcher TPS — ODISHA
  • First mobile bank by which bank – DBS
  • Maputo is capital of — Mozambique
  • NATO summit 2016 — Warsaw, Poland
  • Panel for desirability and feasibility of new financial year — Sankaracharya
  • Census 2011 – % of rural households having no literate adults alive 25 yrs — 62℅
  • BMG merge with– SBI
  • Madhavrao scindia cricket ground— Rajkot
  • Lakhwar dam on which river — Yamuna,Uttarkhand
  • India 1st defence communication network —Defence Communication Network (DCN)
  • HPCA cricket stadium in? Himachal Pradesh
  • Ahmedabad on which river bank? Sabarmati
  • Gopinath bordoloi stadium in? Assam
  • Umaid bhavan palace in which state? Rajasthan
  • Wular lake in which state? Jammu and Kashmir
  • Currency of Israel? Shekel
  • KSE-100 index? Karachi Stock Exchange.
  • Federal is the central bank of which country? the USA
  • Valmiki park in which state? Bihar
  • Gobi desert located? China and southern Mongolia
  • Chabahar port in which country? Iran
  • Chinnar bioreserve? Kerala
  • SCORES is redressal portal of? SEBI
  • Phnom Pehn capital of? Cambodia
  • Indonesia currency? Rupiah
  • Malabar exercise between India US and? Japan
  • Nova Scotia bank hq? Toronto, Canada
  • Amar Mahal Palace in? Madhya Pradesh
  • AIIB initial corpus? 100 billion dollar
  • Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojna premium? 330
  • July 17 – International Justice Day
  • Author of the book “Test of My Life”? Yuvraj Singh
  • Gurudongmar Lake 17800 feet highest lake in world in state? Sikkim
  • Jawaharlal Nehru Port is located at?  Mumbai
  • SETU program of govt. for? starups and self employement
  • Yangaon stock exchange started it’s operations in country? myanmar
  • Barbati stadium is at? Cuttack, Odisha
  • Which is the first state to launch Open Data Portal? Sikkim
  • First asian country to reach Mars? India
  • Kanha tiger reserve? MP
  • Lima is capital of? Peru
  • Vidhyanchal thermal power plant? madhya pradesh
  • NHB is fully owned subsidary of? RBI
  • Raja bhoj air port situated at? MP
  • July 18 observed as? Nelson Mandela International Day
  • Srikanth Kidambi is associated with? badminton
  • Currency of Philippines? Peso
  • Paradip Port? Odisha
  • Kaziranga National Park is Located at – Assam
  • International Anti-Corruption Day – December 9
  • “BBB” related to Indra dhanush stands for – Bank Board Bureau
  • Reserve Bank has asked banks to pay interest on savings banks account on – quarterly basis or shorter duration
  • Alternate Executive Director of IMF – Sunil Sabharwal
  • SBI and four other banks have got license to open branches in which of the following countries recently – Myanmar
  • Headquarters of IRDAI – Hyderabad
  • According to OECD report what is the expected India’s Economic Growth in next fiscal year – 7.5%
  • Which of the following state has announced new schemes for Transgender – Odisha
  • Who beats Novak Djokovic to win first Italian Open title – Andy Murray
  • Venue of G7 Summit – Japan
  • Basel City is in – Switzerland
  • National Film Awards 2016 best actor – Amitabh Bachchan
  • RBI slaps Rs.1-crore fine on State Bank of Travancore for violation of its instructions, among other things, on reporting of data to – Central Repository of Information on Large Credits (CRILC).
  • CRISIL downgrades ratings of 8 PSBs. Which of the following banks is not one among them?
o   8 PSBs are: Bank of India, Central Bank of India, Corporation Bank, Dena Bank, IDBI Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Syndicate Bank and UCO Bank.
  • According to Basel III HQLA stands for – High-Quality Liquid Assets
  • Third party Atms related to – White label ATM
  • Which university has announced a postgraduate annual scholarship worth Rs 1 crore in the name of former President APJ Abdul Kalam to Indian students from the next academic year – University of South Florida
  • New Scheme revival of Power Distribution – Uday scheme
  • Indradhanush initiative related – To revamp Public Sector Banks
  • Rupee-denominated bonds are called as – Masala bonds
  • In Fasal Bima Yojana “SAO” stands for – Seasonal Agricultural Operational
  • Raman Magsaysay Award is named after which country’s president – Philippines President
  • Head Quarters of Capital Local Area Bank – Jalandhar
  • Asia’s largest underground railway station has been opened in city of Shenzhen – China
  • Total Service tax after including Krishi Kalyan Cess @ 0.5% is – 15%
  • Mrinalini Sarabhai related to – Indian classical dancer
  • Gyan Sangam’s second edition held in – Gurgaon(Gurugram)
  • ASBA full form – Application Supported by Blocked Amount (ASBA)
  • MCLR stands for Marginal Cost of funds based Lending Rate (MCLR)
  • ICICI partnered with which entity for Payment Bank – FINO Paytech
  • Which of the following is not a part of World Bank? – IMF
o   World Bank Group Agencies: International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), International Finance Corporation (IFC), International Development Association (IDA), International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID),International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency (MIGA),

  • INS Kadmatt commissioned by Indian Navy Chief RK Dhowan in – Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh
  • Indian basket ball player selected in NBA – Satnam Singh.
  • 2016 South Asian Games – India
  • In BASEL Norms, LCR stands for – Liquidity Coverage Ratio (LCR)
  • Gyan Sangam’s second edition held in – Gurgaon(Gurugram)
  • Winner of Italian Tennis Open women singles– Serena Williams
  • National Science Day – Feb 28
  • 2016 Pulitzer Prize Winner – Associated Press
  • BASEL Norms to be implemented in India by –March 31, 2019.
  • Shatrujeet exercise concluded in – Rajasthan
  • Youngest player to reach 10,000 – Alastair cook
  • White label ATM registerd under which act – Payment and Settlement Systems (PSS) Act 2007
  • Academy award for Best movie – Spotlight
  • Best Actress award at 63rd National Film Awards – Kangana Ranaut
  • Airport operates on solar energy – Cochin Airport
  • Which bank has got license to open branches in Myanmar – SBI
  • A Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) is a company registered under the Companies Act, 1956
  •  RBI slapped 100 crore fine on State Bank of Travancore
  •  Machia Biological Park recently inaugurated in  Rajasthan
  • The dishonour of a cheque under the Negotiable Instruments Act 1881 is an offence punishable with imprisonment or with fine or both
  • First women umpire for world t20 is of which country? NEWZEALAND
  • Bandipur national park is in? Karnataka
  • Capital of greece? Athens
  • Headquarter of FIFA? Zurich
  • Gachibowli indoor stadium? Andhra Pradesh
  • National Institute of Mental health and Neuroscience (NIMHANS) Located in? Bangalore



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