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23 May 2018

General Awareness Bits for RRB Group D, ALP, IBPS Exams - 2018

General Awareness is an important section in many competitive examinations. Here we are giving some important objective type general awareness questions for RRB, Banks, and Other exams.

1) Coal India Limited(CIL) is the largest coal producer company in the world and a maharatna company. Who is the
new chairman of CIL?
1) Rajnish Kumar 2) Sanjiv Singh
3) Anil Kumar Jha
4) Shashi Shanker 5) V.K.Sharma

2) What is India's ranking in the World Press Freedom Index 2018?
1) 81st 2) 100th 3) 133rd
4) 138th 5) None of these

3) A new political party named "Hamro Sikkim" was launched by………..?
1) Mary Kom 2) Bhaichung Bhutia
3) Sakshi Malik
4) Jitu Rai 5) None of these

4) Which of the following was established on the recommendations of B.Sivaraman Committee, on 12 July 1982?
1) Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
2) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI)
3) National Housing Bank (NHB)
4) Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)
5) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)

5) Which is World's first country to allow future trading in brass?
1) USA 2) China 3) Japan
4) Germany 5) India

6) Which of the following exchange launched world's first brass futures contracts?
1) Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
2) National Stock Exchange (NSE)
3) Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX)
4) National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX)
5) None of the above

7) Which of the following organization's headquarters located is NOT in New York City?
1) United Nations Organisation (UNO)
2) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP)
3) United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF)
4) United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)
5) United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA)

8) The Nobel Prize Committee has decided not to declare award in which of the following category in this year?
1) Economics 2) Chemistry
3) Literature
4) Medicine 5) None of these

9) Joseph Anton: A Memoir is an autobiographical book written by…………
1) Salman Rushdie 2) Arundhati Roy
3) Chetan Bhagat 4) Vikram Seth
5) None of these

10) Which of the following is located in Mumbai?
1) Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
2) National Stock Exchange (NSE)
3) Multi Commodity Exchange (MCX)
4) National Commodity & Derivatives Exchange (NCDEX)
5) All of the above

11) Match the following:
Book Author
A) A Century (i) Sourav Ganguluy
Is Not Enough
B) One Life (ii) Natwar Singh
Is Not Enough
C) Playing (iii) Saina Nehwal
It My Way
D) Palying (iv) Sachin Tendulkar
to Win
E) How India (v) Shyam Saran
Sees the World

A B C D E
1) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v)
2) (v) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
3) (i) (v) (ii) (iv) (iii)
4) (ii) (iv) (i) (iii) (v)
5) (i) (ii) (iv) (iii) (v)

12) Who is the first female director of Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of USA?
1) Hillary Clinton 2) Janet Yellen
3) Gina Haspel 4) Nikki Haley
5) None of the above

13) Which state government has launched free treatment Scheme for road accident victims?
1) Punjab 2) Haryana 3) Bihar
4) Gujarat 5) None of the above

14) Which railway station has become India's first station to run fully on Solar Energy?
1) Indore 2) Guwahati 3) Bhopal
4) Nagpur 5) None of the above

15) Which state adjudged as the best performing state in the Swachh Survekshan Survey 2018?
1) Jharkhand 2) Maharashtra
3) Chhattisgarh
4) Madhya Pradesh 5) None of these

16) Which of the following city projected to become World's most populous city around 2028, as per UNO report?
1) Mumbai 2) Delhi 3) Kolkata
4) Chennai 5) None of the above

17) The Union Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given inprinciple approval for establishing a
Central University in………
1) Madhya Pradesh 2) Uttar Pradesh
3) Andhra Pradesh 4) Himachal Pradesh
5) None of the above

18) Which country inaugurated its Israel embassy in Jerusalem and became the first country to follow in the footsteps of USA?
1) Guatemala 2) Mexico 3) Germany
4) South Korea 5) None of these

19) Muhammad Yunus has been honoured with 11th Kalinga Institute of Social Science (KISS) Humanitarian Award
2018. He hails from which country?
1) Pakistan 2) Afghanistan
3) Bangladesh
4) Maldives 5) None of these

20) Vijender Singh is associated with which sport?
1) Boxing 2) Football 3) Golf
4) Chess 5) Tennis

21) Which bollywood personality has been honoured by European Union for strengthening Europe-India cultural ties?
1) Salman Khan 2) Aamir Khan
3) Shah Rukh Khan
4) Amitabh Bachchan 5) None of these

22) United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is going to set up skill development centre for clients of Bharosa, an integrated support centre for distressed women and children in…….
1) New Delhi 2) Mumbai 3) Kolkata
4) Chennai 5) Hyderabad

23) The official currency of Saudi Arabia?
1) Rand 2) Ruble 3) Riyal
4) Rial 5) Renminbi

24) The capital city of Sudan?
1) Monrovia 2) Algiers 3) Abuja
4) Khartoum 5) Nairobi

25) The President of Chile?
1) Michel Temer 2) Mauricio Macri
3) Nicolás Maduro 4) Sebastian Pinera
5) Evo Morales

26) Which of the following is name of the Central Bank of United Kingdom?
1) Bank of United Kingdom
2) Bank of Great Britain
3) Bank of Britain 4) Bank of England
5) None of the above

27) The Headquarters of World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is in…..
1) Geneva, Switzerland 2) Madrid, Spain
3) Paris, France 4) Brussels, Belgium
5) None of the above

28) Which of the following is not a member country of European Union (EU)?
1) The Netherlands 2) Switzerland
3) Sweden 4) Spain 5) Finland

29) Who among the following person is NOT associated with Google?
1) Larry Page 2) Sergey Brin
3) Sheryl Sandberg
4) Sundar Pichai 5) Ruth Porat

30) Who is the CEO of Wipro?
1) Rajesh Gopinathan 2) Salil Parekh
3) Abidali Neemuchwala
4) Roshni Nadar Malhotra
5) None of the above

31) The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act deals with sexual offences against persons below 18 years of age, who are deemed as children. POCSO Act was enacted in…..
1) 2010 2) 2012 3) 2014 4) 2016
5) None of these

32) Who has been honoured with the DRDO Lifetime Achievement Award 2017?
1) V.K.Saraswat 2) Dr G Satheesh Reddy
3) Dr.K.Sivan
4) Dr Vasudev Kalkunte Aatre
5) None of the above

33) Find the wrong pair (as per 65th National Film Awards, announced on 13 April 2018)?
1) Best Film : Village Rockstars (Assamese)
2) Best Actor : Riddhi Sen for 'Nagar Kirtan'
3) Best Actress : Sridevi for 'Mom'
4) Best Director : Jayaraj for Bhayanakam (Malayalam)
5) Best Telugu Film : Baahubali 2

34) The 12th informal meeting of SAARC Finance Ministers was held in…….
1) New Delhi 2) Tokyo 3) Manila
4) Bangkok 5) None of the above

35) The Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, is an Act of the Parliament of India enacted to prevent atrocities against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. This Act was enacted in……
1) 1987 2) 1989 3) 1991 4) 1992
5) None of the above

36) Dharmendra Pradhan is the minister of which of the following ministry?
1) Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
2) Social Justice and Empowerment
3) Health and Family Welfare
4) Petroleum and Natural Gas
5) None of the above

37) Lewis Hamilton won the 2018 Formula 1 Spanish Grand Prix tournament. He hails from which country?
1) France 2) Germany 3) Britain
4) Norway 5) None of the above

38) Find the correct pair?
1) Jnanpith Award 2017 : Krishna Sobti (Hindi poet)
2) Saraswati Samman 2017 : Sitanshu Yashaschandra (Gujarati poet)
3) Vyas Samman 2017 : Mamta Kalia (Hindi Poet)
4) Moortidevi Award 2017 : Joy Goswami (Bengali Poet) 5) All of the above

39) Find the wrong pair?
1) Magnus Carlsen : Norway Chess Player
2) Cristiano Ronaldo : Portugal Football player
3) Lewis Hamilton : British Racing Driver
4) AB de Villiers : New Zealand Cricket Player
5) Roger Federer : Switzerland Tennis Player

40) The Hague is in which country?
1) Sweden 2) Switzerland 3) Norway
4) Denmark 5) None of these

Answers / Key

1) 3
2) 4
3) 2
4) 5
5) 5
6) 3
7) 4
8) 3
9) 1
10) 5
11) 5
12) 3
13) 4
14) 2
15) 1
16) 2
17) 3
18) 1
19) 3
20) 1
21) 4
22) 5
23) 3
24) 4
25) 4
26) 4
27) 1
28) 2
29) 3
30) 3
31) 2
32) 1
33) 5
34) 3
35) 2
36) 4
37) 3
38) 5
39) 4
40) 5

21 May 2018

RPF Notification 2018 for SI and Constables Recruitment - Railway Jobs Announced

RPF (Railway Protection Force) has announced huge recruitment notification for the posts of Sub Inspectors and Railway Constables. The total vacancies are 1120 and 8619 respectively in SI and Constable categories.

Women candidates those applied for Constables posts against 01/2016 notification by South Central Railway need not apply again. Selection of the candidates will be based on performance in online test, PET and PMT.

Constable Posts:

Qualification: Pass in 10th Class.
Age: 18-25 years as on 1 July 2018
Selection: Online computer based test.
Basic salary: Rs. 21700

SI Posts:

Qualification: any degree
Age: 20-25 years
Selection: Online test, PET and PMT.
Basic salary: 35400

Online application process will commence from 1st June 2018. Last date for the submission of online applications is 30th June 2018. Online test will have questions from General Awareness, Arithmetic, General Intelligence and Reasoning.

18 May 2018

Man Power Recruitment of Researchers and Trainees for Ramoji Film City - 2018

Manpower Selection and Management Services (MSMS) Private Limited, a part of Ramoji Group of Companies has announced recruitment notification for the posts of researchers, librarians and graduate trainees. Details are given below:

Researchers (Trainees):

Candidtes should have knowledge of Telugu, English and one regional language. Need Masters degree in any discipline of Social Science and age should be between 22-30 years. Salary is Rs. 11486 per month during trainee period.

Librarians / Assistant Librarians (Trainees):

Candidates should be graduate / post graduate in Library and Information Science with good knowledge of computer applications. Salary is Rs. 12900 per month during training.

Graduate Trainees:

Graduates in Arts / Science can apply. Age should be between 21-26 years with knowledge of computer operations. Salary is Rs. 10884 per month during training.

Application Procedure:

Interested candidates may send their resume in details within 10 days to the following address: The General Manager, Ramoji Knowledge Center, Manpower Selection and Management Services Private Limited, Eenadu Corporate Office, Ramoji Film City, Anajpur Village, Rangareddy district - 501512.

08 May 2018

Latest General Awareness and Current Affairs Objective Type Questions - 2018

1. Which country is the highest recipient of remittances in 2017, as per World  Bank (WB)'s latest report "Migration 
and Development Brief"? 
1) India 2) China 3) The Philippines  4) Mexico 5) Nigeria 

2. What is the India's rank in World Press  Freedom Index(WPFI) 2018 released  by Reporters Without Borders? 
1) 136th 2) 137th 3) 138th 4) 139th  5) None of these 

3. Pawan Kumar Chamling has become  the India's longest serving Chief  Minister of India, surpassed the record  of former communist Chief Minister of  West Bengal, Late Jyoti Basu. Pawan  Kumar Chamling became the chief 
minister of Sikkim on. 
1) 12th December 1992 
2) 12th December 1993 
3) 12th December 1994 
4) 12th December 1995 
5) None of the above 

4. Who is the recipient of Saraswati  Samman 2017? 
1) Krishna Sobti (Hindi poet) 
2) Sitanshu Yashaschandra (Gujarati poet) 
3) Mamta Kalia (Hindi Poet) 
4) Joy Goswami (Bengali Poet) 
5) None of the above 

5. Who has become the first woman lawyer to be directly promoted as a judge of the Supreme Court (SC)? 
1) Justice M. Fathima Beevi 
2) Justice Sujata V. Manohar 
3) Justice Ruma Pal 
4) Justice Gyan Sudha Misra 
5) Justice Indu Malhotra 

6. National Panchayati Raj Day is  observed on. 
1) April 21 2) April 23 3) April 24 
4) April 25 5) None of these 

7. The Digambarpur gram panchayat has  recently declared as the India's best  panchayat. It is located in which state? 
1) Madhya Pradesh 2) Uttar Pradesh 
3) West Bengal 4) Maharashtra  5) None of these 

8. World's largest arms exporter, according  to a new Stockholm International  Peace Research Institute report? 
1) USA 2) Russia 3) France 
4) Germany 5) None of the above 

9. World's largest arms importer, according to a new Stockholm International Peace Research Institute report? 
1) India 2) Saudi Arabia 3) Egypt 
4) UAE 5) None of the above 

10. Which of the following organization publishes world happiness report? 
1) UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network 
2) United Nations Development Programme 
3) World Economic Forum 
4) International Monetary Fund 
5) International Bank for Reconstruction and Development 

11. Which of the following is the first Payments Bank in India? 
1) Airtel Payments Bank 
2) FINO PayTech 3) Paytm 
4) India Post 5) None of the above 

12. Which of the following is the first Small  Finance Bank in India? 
1) Disha Microfin Private Ltd. 
2) Ujjivan Financial Services Private Ltd. 
3) Au Financiers (India) Ltd. 
4) Capital Local Area Bank Ltd. 
5) None of the above 

13. Mahmoud Abu Zeid has won the 2018 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize. He hails from which 
country? 
1) Iran 2) Iraq 3) Israel 4) Egypt 5) None of these 

14. Which state has been conferred the  Most Film Friendly State Award for  2017 at the 65th National Film Awards? 
1) Madhya Pradesh 2) Kerala 3) Gujarat 
4) Uttar Pradesh 5) None of these 

15. Who is the Governor of Goa? 
1) Anandiben Patel 2) Najma Heptulla 
3) Draupadi Murmu 4) Kiran Bedi 
5) Mridula Sinha 

16. The 15th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2019 will be held in. 
1) Bhopal 2) Indore 3) Varanasi 
4) Lucknow 5) None of the above
 
17. International Buddhist Conference (29 and 30 April 2018) was held in... 
1) Lumbini, Nepal 2) Thimphu, Bhutan 
3) Naypyidaw, Myanmar 
4) Colombo, Sri Lanka 5) None of the above 

18. Name the new Chairman of Insurance Regulatory & Development Authority of India(IRDAI)? 
1) Subhash Chandra Khuntia 
2) Hemant Contractor 3) Ajay Tyagi 
4) Urjit Patel 5) None of these 

19. Indravati National Park is located in which state? 
1) Chhattisgarh 2) Uttarakhand 
3) Jharkhand 4) Telangana 
5) None of these 

20. Which country hosted the Arab League Summit on 15th April 2018? 
1) Saudi Arabia 2) Somalia 3) Algeria 
4) Jordan 5) None of these 

21. The Government of India had acquired 59.73 per cent stake held by RBI in the country's largest bank SBI for Rs 
35,531.33 cr in the year. 
1) 2005 2) 2006 3) 2007 
4) 2008 5) None of these 

22. Goods and Services Tax(GST) collections during financial year 2017-2018 stood at. 
1) Rs 5.19 lakh crore 
2) Rs 6.19 lakh crore 
3) Rs 7.19 lakh crore 
4) Rs 8.19 lakh crore 
5) None of the above 

23. As per World Bank (WB)'s latest report "Migration and Development Brief", India is the highest recipient of remittances globally in 2017 with. 
1) $ 67 billion 2) $ 69 billion 
3) $ 71 billion 4) $ 73 billion 
5) None of these 

24. Find the correct statement about Nag missile? 
1) Supersonic Cruise Missile 
2) Light Combat Aircraft 
3) Advanced Light Helicopter 
4) Multi Barrel Rocket Launcher 
5) Anti-Tank Missile 

25. Who is the author book "Why I Am a Hindu"? 
1) Shashi Tharoor 2) Raghuram Rajan 
3) Chetan Bhagat 4) Vikram Seth 
5) None of the above 

26. The Government of India will soon acquire RBI's stake in National Housing Bank (NHB). At present RBI's 
stake in NHB is. 
1) 26% 2) 49% 3) 51% 4) 74% 5) 100% 

27. Who among the following has launched a new political party named "Hamro Sikkim"? 
1) Mary Kom 2) Sunil Chettri 
3) Bhaichung Bhutia  4) Sardara Singh 5) None of these 

28. Who among the following is the author of the book "Revolution"? 
1) Cyril Ramaphosa 2) Joko Widodo 
3) Michel Temer 4) Emmanuel Macron 
5) None of the above 

29. The Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting(CHOGM) 2018 was held in London, UK. The CHOGM 
2020 will be held in. 
1) South Africa 2) Zimbabwe 3) Rwanda 
4) Nigeria 5) None of these 

30. At present the biggest share holder in World Bank? 
1) UK 2) France 3) USA 
4) Germany 5) Japan 

31. According to the World Bank, the percentage of inactive bank accounts is highest (48 per cent) in which country 
in the world? 
1) China 2) India 3) USA 4) Russia 5) None of these 

32. Who is Jim Yong Kim? 
1) The Secretary General of United Nations 
2) The President of World Bank 
3) The Managing Director of IMF 
4) The Director General of WTO 
5) None of the above 

33. Which country is the World's sixth largest economy, displacing France, according to the database of the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook (WEO) released in April 2018? 
1) Russia 2) China 3) India 4) Japan 5) UK 

34. Which city hosted the Global Malaria Summit in April 2018? 
1) New Delhi 2) London 3) Paris 
4) Tokyo 5) None of the above 

35. How many medals won by India in 2018 Commonwealth Games held in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia? 
1) 198 2) 136 3) 82 4) 66 5) None of these 

36. Commonwealth Games 2022 will be held in. 
1) New Delhi, India 
2) Glasgow, Scotland 
3) Gold Coast, Australia 
4) Birmingham, England 
5) None of the above 

37. The "UTTAM" App was launched by 
1) Ministry of Tourism 
2) Ministry of Finance 
3) Ministry of Coal 
4) Ministry of External Affairs 
5) None of the above 

38. Which country topped the AT Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index for 2018? 
1) USA 2) Canada 3) Germany 
4) UK 5) China 

39. What is the India's rank in the AT Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index for 2018? 
1) 9th 2) 10th 3) 11th 4) 12th 5) None of these 

40. Sunil Mehta is the MD & CEO of . 
1) SBI 2) PNB 3) ICICI Bank 
4) HDFC Bank 5) AXIS Bank 

Answers / Key:

1) 1 
2) 3 
3) 3 
4) 2 
5) 5 
6) 3 
7) 3 
8) 1 
9) 1 
10) 1 
11) 1 
12) 4 
13) 4 
14) 1 
15) 5 
16) 3 
17) 1 
18) 1 
19) 1 
20) 1 
21) 3 
22) 3 
23) 2 
24) 5 
25) 1 
26) 5 
27) 3 
28) 4 
29) 3 
30) 3 
31) 2 
32) 2 
33) 3 
34) 2 
35) 4 
36) 4 
37) 3 
38) 1 
39) 3 
40) 2

AP Postal Circle Notification for 2286 Gramin Dak Sevaks - Last Date to Apply is 24 May 2018

AP Postal Circle (Andhra Pradesh Postal Circle) has issued recruitment notification inviting applications for the recruitment of Gramin Dak Sevak vacancies in various divisions / units.

Total Vacancies: 2286
Qualification: Candidates should have passed in 10th standard. No weightage will be given for higher qualifications.

The candidate should have computer knowledge and they have to furnish basic computer training certificate for at least 60 days.
Age: Between 18 and 40 years as on 25 April 2018.

Selection Procedure: Selection will be made as per the automatic generated merit list as per the rules based on the candidates online submitted applications.
Apply mode: Online through AP Postal Circle.
Last date for online application: 24 May 2018.

27 April 2018

Reliance Jio to recruit 750000 Candidates in Broadband, Payments Bank and AI Divisions - 2018

Reliance Jio is proposed to recruit 75000 candidates for various vacancies in its outlets across the country. The recruitment process will be completed in the coming six months.


The vacancies will be available in the departments of broadband, payments banking and artificial intelligence. Reliance Jio will also take candidates with experience in other telecom companies.

Candidates need to acquire new skills to enter into new job markets. Jio company has already recruited 1,57,000 candidates in rural areas in the past two years.

Reliance Jio company is also taking candidates through references from its employees. Freshers are mostly joining in Jio and leaving the company after some experience in search good fortunes. For recruitment details, see https://www.jio.com/ OR https://careers.jio.com/ .

26 April 2018

18000 Police Constables and SI Jobs in Telangana State - 2018

Telangana State Level Police Recruitment Board (TSLPRB) is all set to annouce police recruitment notification for more than 18000 vacancies. The vacancies include police costables, sub inspectors (SI) etc. The notification is likely to be released within a week.

All the formalities with regard ot issue recruitment notification have been completed. The official have discussed the age cut offs, reservations and training facilities for the selected candidates. The notification will be issued after due approvals from Chief Minister.

The constables vacancies are available in the departments of civil, armed reserve, finger print bureau, police transport organisation, communications etc.

The officials are also making all the arrangements to complete training facilities for the selected candidates for constables and SI posts. The government is also considering using engineering colleges for training.

24 April 2018

Acharya Nagarjuna University Assistant Professors Recruitment - 2018

Acharya Nagarjuna University (ANU), Nagarjuna Nagar - Guntur has announced recruitment notification for the posts of assistant professors and academic assistants on ad-hoc basis and on yearly contract basis.

The last date for the submission of applications is 14th May 2018. Details of vacancies are as follows:

ANU College of Pharmaceutical Sciences: 5 posts (Assistant Professors)

ANU College of Architecture and Planning: 5 posts (Assistant Professors), 1 post - Academic assistant.

Department of Statistics, ANU Ongole Campus: 2 posts (Assistant Professors).

NTPC Diploma Engineer Trainees Recruitment 2018

NTPC has announced notification for the recruitment of Diploma Engineers for its plants in Southern Region at Ramagundam and Simhadri in the disciplines of electrical, mechanical and electronics and instrumentation.

Qualification:

Candidates should have passed in Diploma with 70 percent marks in electrical / electrical and electronics / mechanical / production / electronics / instrumentation). Candidates from 2017 / 2018 batches are eligible to apply.

Age limit: Below 25 years as on the date of application.
Selected candidates will get Rs. 15500 as stipend.

Application procedure:

Online applications can be submitted from 18th April 2018 and closing date for online applications is 9th May 2018. For more information, see www.ntpccareers.net .

Taruni Walk Ins in Hyderabad for Managers and Computer Operators - 2018

Taruni Clothing Private Limited, Secunderabad has issued recruitment notification inviting candidates for walk in interviews for the posts of store managers, cashier cum asst. store manager and computer operators.

Store Manager: 10 posts
Need graduates with 5-8 years experience in clothing retail.

Cashier cum Asst. Store Manager: 10 posts
Need graduates with 3-5 years work experience.

Computer Operators: Need 1-3 years of experience in Data Entry and good knowledge of MS Office.

Candidates can attend walk ins with latest CV and photos.
Dates: 25th to 27th April 2018 (11-30 AM to 4 PM)
Email: pranavkumar@taruni.in
Address: Taruni Clothing Private Limited,
4th floor, Mahmood Chinoy Complex,
Parklane, Secunderabad
Ph: 040 - 4002 1001 / 62815 34257

22 April 2018

SBI 2000 Probationary Officers Recruitment - 2018

State Bank of India (SBI) has released another big recruitment notification for the posts of Probationary Officers (POs). Candidates who have passed or in the final year of graduation can apply online for these posts. Details are given below: