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12 December 2016

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

1. Akodara is the first cashless village due to efforts made by ICICI Bank. It is situated in?
1) Gujarat 2) Haryana
3) Maharashtra 4) UP 5) Karnataka

2. Dhasai village in which state became the first cashless village due to initiative of Bank of Baroda in collaboration with NGO Veer Savarkar Pratishthan?
1) Odisha 2) Chhattisgarh
3) Rajasthan 4) Maharashtra 5) Jharkhand

3. Which state declared Ibrahimpur village in the state will be first village to go cashless?
1) AP 2) Jammu and Kashmir
3) Telangana 4) Gujarat 5) Goa

4. Which state joined hands with IDFC Bank to introduce Coupon for Cashless Purchase?
1) Delhi 2) West Bengal
3) Telangana 4) Karnataka 5) Tamil Nadu

5. Palnar village in which state going to become cash less village?
1) Chhattisgarh 2) Jharkhand
3) Odisha 4) MP 5) Meghalaya

6. Bind Toli, Basti, Patsa are the three villages became cash less due to initiative of .........in
Bihar.
1) Union Bank of India 2) Bank of Baroda
3) Punjab National Bank 4) HDFC Bank
5) Indian Overseas Bank

7. First state to adopt a resolution supported the demonetization of high-value currency notes is .......
1) Chhattisgarh 2) Tamil Nadu
3) AP 4) Jharkhand 5) Gujarat

8. Which Indian - UAE young girl was conferred with Children's Peace Prize?
1) Anuradha Prayacchi 2) Prema dhandu
3) Kehkashan Basu
4) Santhosh Naeayanan 5) Trinath Rani

9. Andhra Pradesh launched mobile wallet with the name .......... to help the public in the adoption of cashless payments.
1) AP Purse 2) AP PAY
3) AP POCKET 4) AP VALLET 5) AP GODIGITAL

10. Private sector RBL Bank has launched APBS for small ticket micro-finance loan disbursements. APBS stands for?
1) Aadhaar Payment Bridge System
2) Aadhaar Pal Bridge System
3) Aadhaar Payment Bond System
4) Aadhaar Paid Bridge System
5) Aadhaar Payment Bridge Store

11. APBS through EBT provide basic financial services (cash deposit, balance enquiry, cash withdrawal and remittance) at low-cost access devices called Micro ATMs maintained at business correspondents. In this context, EBT stands for?
1) Electronic Benefit Transfer
2) Electronic Bore Transfer
3) Electronic Benefit Transformation
4) Electric Benefit Transfer
5) Endemic Benefit Transfer

12. Which bank tied up with Spice Digital mobile chain for cash management services through the bank's e-collection facility?
1) Andhra bank 2) ICICI 3) Federal Bank
4) Axis Bank 5) UBI

13. List of recent appointments given. The wrong combination is?
1) Nikki Haley - USA Ambassador to UNO
2) Upma Chowdhary - First women CEO of NSE
3) Meng Hongwei - New president of INTERPOL
4) Pankaj R Patel - FICCI President
5) Rajiv Rishi-Chiarman, Indian Banks Association

14. The recent Appointments / Resignations / Extensions list given. The wrong statement is ........
1) George Yeo resigned as the Chancellor of Nalanda University.
2) Arundhathi Bhattacharya got one year extension as the Chairman of SBI.
3) Deep Kumar Upadhyay was re-appointed as Nepal envoy to India.
4) Junaid Ahmad of Bangladesh taken over as the World Bank's new Country Director for India replacing Onno Ruhl.
5) All of above statements correct

15. India successfully test-fired indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile twice in quick succession as a of a user trial by the army from a test range at Chandipur in?
1) Goa 2) Andhra Pradesh
3) Tamil Nadu 4) Odisha 5) Himachal Pradesh

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