General Awareness Quiz

The
General Knowledge section forms an important component of many competitive
exams, including IBPS, SBI, SSC, UPSC entrance examinations. We, therefore,
present you a General Awarness Quiz which will be helpful in your preparation.

1. Recently, Reserve Bank of India announced the sixth bi-monthly monetary policy review statement and reduced SLR by 50 basis points. What is the current SLR
rate?

(1) 22%

(2) 21.5%

(3) 22.5%

(4) 20%

(5) 23.5%

2. Who among the following is the winner of 2014
Australian Open Men’s singles title?

(1) Andy Murray

(2) Roger Federer

(3) Novak Djokovic

(4) Leander Paes

(5) Rafal Nadal

3. Recently, who among the following has been
appointed the new Foreign Secretary of India?

(1) Rahul Khullar

(2) Rk Tyagi

(3) Dilip Jain

(4) S. Jaishankar

(5) Sushma Nath

4. Recently, who among the following has assumed additional
charge as the Governor of Himachal Pradesh?

(1) Ram Naik

(2) K.K. Paul

(3) Kalyan Singh

(4) HS Brahma

(5) C Vidyasagar Rao

5. Who among the following players has won the Allan Border Medal recently?

(1) Mitchell Johnson

(2) Brad Haddin

(3) Steve Smith

(4) Sean Abbott

(5) Michael Clarke

6. The minimum paid-up capital
requirement for Small and Payment Banks is ____.

(1) Rs 500 Crore

(2) Rs 200 Crore

(3) Rs 300 Crore

(4) Rs 100 Crore

(5) Rs 50 Crore

7. Recently, Paulina Vega was crowned Miss Universe
2014. She belongs to which country?

(1) South Africa

(2) Australia

(3) France

(4) Colombia

(5) Brazil

8. Recently, R.K. Laxman passed away. He was a
veteran _____.

(1) Politicain

(2) Actor

(3) Cartoonist

(4) Filmmaker

(5) Writer

9. Who among the following was the chief guest at
66th Republic Day Parade of India?

(1) Vladimir Putin

(2) King Abdullah

(3) Sushil Koirala

(4) Barack Obama

(5) David Camerron

10. Which scheme of the Union Govt. recently set a Guinness World record?

(1) Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

(2) National Pension Scheme

(3) National Rural Livelihood Mission

(4) Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana

(5) Pradhan Mantri Kanya Shiksha Yojana

Answers:

Qs. 1 (2)     Qs 2 (3)              Qs
3 (4)              Qs 4 (3)              Qs 5 (3)

Qs 6 (4)      Qs 7 (4)              Qs
8 (3)              Qs 9 (4)              Qs 10 (4)

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