20 October 2016

Latest General Awareness Bits for IBPS Clerks, POs, RRBs and Specialist Officers - 2016

1. Government of India on 28 September 2016 asked the public sector banks to use the NEIN database to check the antecedents of borrowers. In this context, NEIN stands for..........?
1) National End Intelligence Network
2) National Economic Intelligence Network
3) National Economic Intolerance Network
4) National Encrypted Intelligence Network
5) National Elevated Intelligence Network

2. Citibank likely to shut down some India branches as the most of customers using
internet for their daily banking transactions. Where is the head quarters of Citi bank?
1) UK 2) France 3) USA 4) Germany 5) Hong kong

3. Who was recently appointed as the Chairman of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board?
1) Sushil Chandra 2) Anadi Ramlingam
3) MS Sahoo 4) Alka Sirohi 5) Ravi Reddy

4. RBI decided, in consultation with the Government of India, that the limit for WMA for the second half of the financial year 2016-17 (October 2016 ñ March 2017) will be Rs. 25,000 crore. In this context, WMA stands for...
1) Write and Means Advances
2) Ways and Medium Advances
3) Ways and Means Advances
4) Ways and Means Allocations
5) Ways and Mode Advances

5. RBI released the Report of the Internal Working Group (IWG) on Rationalisation of
Branch Authorisation Policy on 6 October 2016. The Group is chaired by....

1) Aravind Pangariaya 2) Amitab Kanth
3) Lily Vadera 4) A K Mathur 5) Tarun Ramadorai

6. On 26 September 2016, which state government decided to write off all farm loans
taken from co-operative Banks up benefitting 7000 farmers?
1) AP 2) Telengana 3) UP
4) Haryana 5) Puducherry

7. Which cricketer appointed as Brand Ambassador of Punjab National Bank recently?
1) Sachin Tendulkar 2) Yuvraj Singh
3) Virat Kohli 4) Shikar Dhawan 5) Ajyanke Rahane

8. Who heads the committee constituted to assess ground situation at Cauvery basin appointed on 5 October 2016?
1) Uma Bharathi 2) Vijay Goel
3) GS Jha 4) Bachawath 5) Dipak Mishra

9. On 23 September 2016, Prime minister approved the constitution of two committees for the commemoration of the birth centenary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay. The national Committee headed by PM and the Executive Committee headed by...
1) Finance Minister 2) Water Resources Minister
3) Culture and Tourism Minister 4) Home minister

10. Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay birthday 25 September observed as...
1) Antyodaya Diwas 2) Suparipalan Din
3) Samvidhan Diwas 4) Swatchatha Diwas
5) Bharath Rastra Diwas

11. Cauvery Supervisory Committee strictly adhere to the final order of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT) while deciding on the quantum of the river's water to be released to Tamil Nadu. The committee headed by...
1) Swatantra Kumar 2) Anil Dave
3) Shashi Shekhar 4) M.B.Patil 5) S.P. Velumani

12. On 16 September 2016, who was appointed as the Chairman of the Parliamentary committee on Home affairs?
1) Gulam Nabi Azad 2) L.K.Advani
3) Sitharam Yechury 4) Rajnath Singh
5) Dr.P Chidambaram

13. New chairman of the BCCI Selection Committee is...
1) Anurag Takur 2) Justice Lodha
3) Markandeya Katju 4) MSK Prasad 5) Venkatesh Prasad

14. To register young voters, the Election Commission of India collaborated with which social networking site on 5 October 2016?
1) LinkedIn 2) Twitter 3) Allo
4) WeChat 5) Facebook

15. Who was recently appointed the Chairman of the Union Public Service Commission?
1) Sunil Chnadra 2) J Satyanarayana
3) Alka Sirohi 4) Amitab Kanth 5) Prakash Javedkar

16. Who headed the commission that was constituted to probe the controversial land deals in Gurgaon including Robert Vadra`s land deals?
1) Justice AK Mathur 2) Justice RKMathur
3) Justice SN Dhingra 4) Justice RM Lodha
5) Justice Markandeya Katju

Answers:

1-2
2-3
3-3
4-3
5-3
6-5
7-3
8-3
9-5
10-1
11-3
12-5
13-4
14-5
15-3
16-3.

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