10 June 2016

General Awareness Bits for SBI Clerks, POs and IBPS Exams - 2016

1. Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) will launch a
student tracking system by name ............
1) ASMITA 2) NEET 3) ATTEND 4) GRADE 5) RANK

2. Union Ministry of Human Resource Development launched which
multilingual knowledge portal the first knowledge portal of its kind
in India?
1) www.bharatvani.in 2) www.saraswati.in
3) www.vidyadevi.in 4) www.gurusishya.in
5) www.jaibharatvani.in

3. Which Union Territory became first to sign '24 × 7 Power for All'
as declared by government of India on 27 May 2016?
1) Andaman and Nicobar Islands
2) Dadra and Nagar Haveli 3) Lakshadweep
4) Chandigarh 5) Puducherry

4. Who was appointed by the President as the Lieutenant Governor (LG)
of Puducherry?
1) Vijay Kumar 2) Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala
3) Kiran Bedi 4) N.N. Vohra 5) Kalyan Singh

5. Who of the following was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Kerala?
1) VS Achuthanandan 2) Kodiyeri Balakrishnan
3) Pinarayi Vijayan 4) Sadasivam 5) Mubeena Jes

6. United Nations World Humanitarian Summit between 23-24 May 2016
held at .........
1) Istanbul 2) Tokyo 3) Beijing
4) Geneva 5) New York

7. 2016 Millennium Technology Prize conferred on .........
1) Robert Buch 2) Frances Arnold
3) Kethy Shome 4) Peter Smith Owl
5) Francis Kole

8. An Indian-American student won the one of Intel Foundation Young
Scientist Awards for developing a low-cost electronically aided knee
brace. He is .........
1) Syamantak Payra 2) Syam Arora
3) Priyaka Praduma 4) Rajashekar Pole
5) Prabhu Syamantak

9. Red Line campaign in the news related to ..........
1) Global Warming
2) More dose of Lead in the eatables
3) Misuse of antibiotics
4) Pollution in the cities
5) Killing of animals

10. Which Tiger Reserve received the India Biodiversity Award 2016 in
Mumbai on 22 May 2016?
1) Parambikulam Tiger Reserve (Kerala)
2) Dudhwa Tiger Reserve (Uttar Pradesh)
3) Pakke Tiger Reserve (Arunachal Pradesh)
4) Kanha Tiger Reserve (Madhya Pradesh)
5) Mudumalai Tiger Reserve (Tamilnadu)

11. What was the theme of the 2016 International Day for Biological
Diversity, which is observed annually on 22 May?
1) Biodiversity is Your Life and Theme : Got It!
2) Biodiversity and You for Sustainable Development
3) Mainstreaming Biodiversity : Sustaining People and their Livelihoods
4) Biodiversity for the Development of Humanity
5) This one and That one not possible

12. List of Tiger Reserves in India given. The wrong combination is .........
1) Bandepur - Karnataka 2) Manas - Manipur
3) Rajaji - Uttarakhand
4) Kawal - Telangana 5) Orang - Assam

13. Bed Bahadur Sunuwar won the world's highest marathon on Mount
Everest on 30 May 2016. He belongs to ..........
1) India 2) Nepal 3) Bhutan
4) China 5) Vietnam

14. Which Indian woman author won Asian Book Award for her manuscript
'Codex: The Lost Treasure Of The Indus'?
1) Anita Desai 2) Arundhati Roy
3) Aditi Krishnakumar 4) Amrita Pritam
5) Jhumpa Lahiri

15. 2016 Thomas Cup badminton tournament winner is ..........
1) Indonesia 2) Denmark 3) Korea
4) Malaysia 5) China

16. Which football club won the Federation Cup defeated Aizawl FC?
1) Churchill Brothers 2) East Bengal
3) Mohun Bagan 4) Dempo SC
5) Mahindra United

17. New BCCI President is ..........
1) N.Srinivasan 2) Sanjay Bangra
3) Shashank Manohar 4) Anurag Thakur
5) Ravi Shastri

18. On 26 May 2016, who was appointed as the head coach of Indian
Cricket team for Zimbabwe tour?
1) Sunil Gavaskar 2) Kapil Dev
3) Sourav Ganguly 4) Rahul Dravid
5) Sanjay Bangar

19. BEAM is the first experimental inflatable room attached to the
International Space Station that was successfully deployed by
NASA. BEAM stands for .........
1) Bungalow Expandable Activity Module
2) Bigelow Expandable Activity Module
3) Bigelow Extend Activity Module
4) Born Expandable Activity Module
5) Bigelow Expandable Air Module

20. 2016 European Champions League winner is ..........
1) Atletico Madrid 2) Real Madrid
3) Barcelona 4) Manchester United 5) Chelsea

Answers:

1-1, 2-1, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3, 6-1, 7-2, 8-1, 9-3, 10-3, 11-3, 12-2, 13-2,
14-3, 15-2, 16-3, 17-4, 18-5, 19-2, 20-2.

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