30 November 2015

General Awareness Latest Bits for Bank Clerks and PO Exams

1. An Indian born banker appointed as the United States director of
the Asian Development Bank (ADB). She is .......
1) Swati Dandekar 2) Neel Kashkari
3) Ashok Mago 4) Seema Malhotra 5) Priti Patel

2. Which International monetary organization provides $120 million
loan to fund 2nd Bangladesh-India Grid Inter connectivity under South
Asia Sub-regional Economic Co-operation (SASEC) programme?
1) World Bank 2) IMF 3) ADB 4) IDA 5) NDB

3. Who is the present President of ADB?
1) Kaushik Basu 2) Subir Gokarn
3) Takehiko Nakao 4) Haruhiko Kuroda
5) Jin Liqun

4. Banks are offering payment solutions which do not require swiping
credit/ debit card and is completed by scanning the QR code. In this
context, QR stands for .......
1) Quick Report 2) Quick Response
3) Quick Roam 4) Quick Recall 5) Quick Revision

5. The Union Cabinet gave its approval for the ratification and
submitting of the Articles of Agreement of the Asian Infrastructure
Investment Bank (AIIB). Where is the Headquarters of AIIB?
1) Manila 2) Tokyo 3) Shanghai
4) Washington DC 5) Beijing

6. In the memory of Bank of Baroda founder Maharaja Sayajirao Gaekwad
- III, Maharaja Sayajirao Bhasha Samman conferred on .....
1) Bhalchandra Nemade
2) Dr Kamal Kishore Goyanka
3) Nayanatara Sahgal
4) Prasoon Joshi 5) Ravichandra Godse

7. AMFI recently elected Leo Puri as its Chairman. AMFI stands for .......
1) Association of Mutual Funds in India
2) Association for Micro Finance in India
3) Association for Mind Funds in India
4) Application for Mutual Funds in India
5) None of above

8. On 17 November 2015, who launched an open ended balanced fund
designed exclusively for children's needs by name 'Children's Gift
Fund'?
1) SBI 2) Franklin Investments
3) Can Fin 4) ICICI Mutual Fund
5) Axis Mutual Fund

9. With a view to maximizing economic impact mainly through
infrastructure development in commercially viable projects, National
Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) was established. It is
headed by ........
1) Union Minister for Commerce and Trade
2) Union Minister for Textiles
3) Finance Minister 4) RBI Governor
5) Secretary, Ministry of Finance

10. Which of the following banks is headquartered in New Delhi?
1) Andhra Bank 2) Allahabad Bank
3) Punjab National Bank 4) SBI
5) Indian Overseas Bank

11. Who was appointed as an Executive Director on the board of the
International Monetary Fund (IMF) representing the Indian Constituency
(India, Bangladesh, Bhutan and Sri Lanka)?
1) Raghuram Rajan
2) Shyamala Gopinath 3) Subir Gokarn
4) Subhash Chandra Garg 5) R. Gandhi

12. IAF and SIDBI Make in India Loan for Enterprises (SMILE) to boost
MSME and start-ups under Make in India initiative. IAF stands for
.......
1) India Active Fund 2) India Appease Fund
3) India Asset Fund
4) India Aspiration Fund
5) India Ample Fund

13. Novak Djokovic defeated whom to win the ATP World Tour finals held
at London on 23 Nov 2015?
1) Andy Murray 2) Rafael Nadal
3) Stan Wawrinka 4) Roger Federer 5) Andy Roddick

14. 8th Men's Junior Asia hockey cup won by ...
1) South Korea 2) Pakistan
3) India 4) Malaysia 5) Indonesia

15. IBSF (International Billiards and Snookers Federation)
Championship 2015 won by ....
1) Michael Ferreira 2) Geet Sethi
3) Ashok Shandilya 4) Pankaj Advani
5) None of above

Answers:

1-1; 2-3; 3-3; 4-2; 5-5; 6-4; 7-1; 8-5; 9-3; 10-3; 11-3; 12-4; 13-4; 14-3; 15-4.

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