10 November 2016

General Awareness Latest Bits for IBPS Clerks, POs, RRB Exams - 2016

1. India and Myanmar signed three Agreements during India visit of state Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi. The agreements are in the fields of insurance, power and ........
1) Infrastructure 2) Lake development
3) Information Technology 4) Banking 5) Disaster Management

2. Three year action plan of the NITI Aayog will kick start from which fiscal year as announced on 25 October 2016?
1) 2018-19 2) 2020-21
3) 2019-20 4) 2025-26 5) 2017-18

3. Finance Ministry returned a proposal of NITI Aayog for strategic disinvestment of the Centre's stake in CONCOR on the ground, that the move could potentially lead to a public sector monopoly becoming a private sector monopoly. In this context, CONCOR stands for ..................
1) Container Corporation of India Ltd
2) Coastal Corporation of India Ltd
3) Container Consortium of India Ltd
4) Cable Corporation of India Ltd
5) Container Console of India Ltd

4. Niti Aayog stands for .............
1) National Integration for Transforming India
2) National Institution for Turning India
3) Nordic Institution for Transforming India
4) National Institution for Transforming India
5) National Institution for Transforming Initiation

5. NITI Aayog constituted to replace the Planning Commission instituted in 1950. The replacement was done in order to better serve the needs and aspirations of the people of India. Who is the chairman of NITI Aayog?
1) Finance Minister 2) Union Minister for Trade and Commerce
3) Director, Enforcement Directorate 4) Prime Minister
5) Minister of State for Finance

6. NITI Aayog was formed via a resolution of the Union Cabinet on 1 January ...........
1) 1950 2) 1964 3) 1997 4) 2015 5) 2012

7. With a view to bringing the CRAR of RRBs to at least 9%, which committee recommended recapitalisation support to the extent of Rs. 2,200 crore to 40 RRBs in 21 States?
1) Usha Thorat 2) Narasimhan
3) K C Chakrabarty 4) H R Khan 5) Bibek Debroy

8. Who is CEO of NITI Aayog, who worked recently as Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP)?
1) Ajay Bhushan Pandey 2) A S Kiran Kumar
3) Amitabh Kant 4) Satya Nadella 5) Sunder Pitchai

9. Which of the following books not written by Arvind Panagariya?
1) India's Tryst with Destiny
2) Sweet Dreams : A Bedtime Storybook Collection
3) Eclipse
4) State Level Reforms, Growth and Development in Indian States
5) Regionalism in Trade Policy : Essays on Preferential Trading

10. NITI Aayog constituted the Task Force on Agriculture Development, headed by ........
1) Raghuram Rajan 2) Amith Mithra
3) Radha Mohan Singh 4) Arvind Panagariya 5) Prakash Singh Badal

11. Full time Members of NITI Aayog are Prof. Ramesh Chand, Prof.V.K.Saraswat and ......
1) Bibek Debroy 2) Pami Dua
3) Chetan Ghate 4) Ravindra Dholakia 5) Michael Debabrata Patra

12. Rashtriya Ekta Diwas observed on ....... with 'Integration of India' as the theme, the day is
the birth day of Sardar Vallabhai Patel.
1) 15 September 2) 5 September
3) 31 October 4) 2 October 5) 14 November

13. First meeting of National Committee on Trade Facilitation (NCTF) stressed the need for higher standards of excellence so that the trade eco system becomes more growth oriented. Who is the chairman of NCTF?
1) Cabinet Secretary P.K.Sinha
2) Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa
3) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley
4) Minister of State for Finance Santosh Kumar Gangwar
5) Minister of State for Communications Manoj Sinha

14. NCTF is a mandatory requirement under Article 23.2 of the WTO Agreement on Trade Facilitation and NCTF secretariat located at ........
1) Hyderabad 2) Chennai 3) Mumbai 4) New Delhi 5) Guwahati

15. 2017 WTO Ministerial Conference host nation is ..........................
1) India 2) Argentina 3) Germany
4) Japan 5) Switzerland

16. WTO head office located at Geneva. WTO chairman is ...................
1) Suma Chakrabarti, India 2) Klaus Schwab, Germany
3) Robert Azevado, Brazil 4) Jean Claude Junker, Luxemburg
5) Donald Tusk, Poland

17. The WTO officially commenced on 1 January 1995 under ........ signed by 123 nations on 15 April 1994, replacing the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT).
1) Geneva Protocol 2) Bretton Woods Conference
3) Paris Agreement 4) New Delhi Declaration
5) Marrakesh Agreement

18. First ever National Ayurveda Day celebrated throughout the country on the occasion
of Dhanwantari Jayanti on ........
1) 28 October 2) 30 October
3) 3 October 4) 8 October 5) 7 April

Answers:

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

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