31 August 2017

Latest General Awareness Bits for Bank Recruitment Exams - 2017

1. Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017, was introduced in Parliament on 24 July 2017. The bill seeks to amend.....
1) Banking Regulation Act, 1935
2) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
3) Banking Regulation Act, 1999
4) Banking Regulation Act, 1993
5) Banking Regulation Act, 1985

2. Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill, 2017, authorized ........ to initiate insolvency resolution process on specific stressed assets
1) SEBI 2) RBI 3) SBI
4) Indian Bank Association
5) Private Banks Association

3. On 19 July RBI announced that it will issue bank notes of denomination Rs 20 in Mahatma Gandhi series 2005, bearing inset letter of .......
1) 'I' 2) 'X' 3) 'J' 4) 'L' 5) 'S'

4. United Forum of Bank Unions decided to observe ....as 'Save public sector banks' day
1) 19th July 2) 28th July 3) 15th July
4) 21st July 5) 9th July

5. As per RBI Financial Stability Report 2017 released on 30 June 2017, India's economic growth in terms of gross value added (GVA) in 2017-18 is projected at.......
1) 7.3% 2) 7.8% 3) 6.5% 4) 6.6% 5) 8.0%

6. Which bank launched an Image Debit Card by name KBL-Image Debit card to enable its cardholders to personalise the card with the image of his/ her choice?
1) Kotak Mahindra Bank
2) Karnataka Vikas Gramin Bank
3) Karnataka Bank
4) Kodagu Grameen Bank 5) SBI

7. A single premium plan covering the loan liability of a customer 'Met Loan & Life
Suraksha' (MLLS) for its customers launched by .......
1) Karnataka Bank 2) SBI
3) Union bank of India 4) IOB
5) Allahabad Bank

8. India has slipped to which place in terms of money parked by its citizens with Swiss banks by the end of 2016, as per an analysis of the latest figures compiled by the Swiss National Bank?
1) 58th place 2) 108th place
3) 98th place 4) 88th place 5) 18th place

9. To promote India-UK trade and business opportunities, which bank signed MoU in London with Santander UK?
1) Axis Bank 2) Corporation Bank
3) ICICI Bank 4) Karnataka Bank 5) Yes Bank

10. EPFO signed agreements with five banks for collection of provident fund (PF) dues and make payments of PF withdrawals, pension and insurance at zero transaction charges. They are Kotak Mahindra bank,
Axis bank, HDFC, ICICI and.......
1) Yes bank 2) RBL bank
3) Punjab National Bank 4) IOB
5) Bank of Baroda

11. By what name the Nepal SBI Bank, a subsidiary of the State Bank of India, launched its fully automatic digital banking in Kathmandu, the capital of Nepal (unit also has a robot, which provides important information
to customers in an interactive manner)
1) SBI Lite 2) SBI Intouch
3) SBI NEPIND 4) SBI Pasupathi
5) SBI NEPRUPEE

12. Which bank launched 'YES GST' to help MSMEs to understand the impact of the proposed changes and prepare them for migration to the new GST tax system?
1) SBI 2) Axis Bank 3) Yes Bank
4) Andhra Bank 5) Canara Bank

13. YES bank launched MSME CSR initiative by name 'Say YES to Sustainable MSMEs in India'). In this context, CSR stands for...
1) Cash Statutory Ratio
2) Corporate System Responsibility
3) Cash Slide Rotation
4) Cash Synthesis Ratio
5) Corporate Social Responsibility

14. ....... entered into partnership with Samsung Pay, under which consumers will be able to make payments with a single tap using select Samsung handsets?
1) OLX 2) Chillr 3) Buddy 4) Paytm 5) MobiKwik

15. By which name, SBI launched an integrated website for homebuyers?
1) SBI Bricks 2) SBI Realty
3) SBI Cement 4) SBI Heights 5) SBI Peaks

16. Public sector banks have "written off" nearly....... loans in the last five financial years as per the latest RBI data
1) Rs.2.49 lakh crore 2) Rs.2.90 lakh crore
3) Rs .3.15 lakh crore 4) Rs.3.80 lakh crore
5) Rs.7.75 lakh crore

17. After merger of Associates, SBI came in the list of top 50 banks globally and is ranked at the ...... Position.
1) 45th 2) 40th 3) 35th 4) 15th 5) 5th

18. Apart from 5 Associates, which another bank merged with SBI on 1 April 2017?
1) Bharatiya Mahila Bank 2) NABARD
3) SIDBI 4) NHB 5) MUDRA Bank

19. Total customer base of SBI after merger increased to 37 crore with a branch network of around .... and nearly 59,000 ATMs across the country
1) 60,000 2) 19,000 3) 34,000 4) 14,000 5) 24,000

20. Canara Bank on 26 July 2017 launched its first 'Digital Banking Branch' titled 'CANDI', a first-of-its kind initiative by a public sector bank at .........
1) Chennai 2) Mangalore 3) Bengaluru
4) Kolkata 5) New Delhi

Answers:

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

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