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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