GENERAL AWARENESS QUESTIONS SET 1

This set contains questions of General Awareness that can be asked in exams like IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, RRB, SSC etc. General Awareness section is contained in every competitive exam whether it is Banking exam or SSC.

1.Poverty line is expressed in terms of overall
A. per capita income
B. per capita consumption expenditure
C. per capita entertainment expenditure
D. per capita development expenditure

2.The abbreviation UIDAI stands for
A. Unique Identification Division of All India
B. Uuique Identification Department of Ancient India
C. Unique Identity Division of Ancient India
D. Unique Identification Authority of India

3.Which of the following is a global international organisation dealing with the rules of trade between nations?
A. IMF
B. WTO
C. IDA
D. UNESCO
E. UNO

4.Who among the following is the author of the English novel ‘The Namesake’?
A. Shobhaa De
B. Upamanyu Chatterjee
C. Jhumpa Lahiri
D. Shashi Tharoor
E. V.S. Naipaul

5.Kanha Tiger Reserve is situated in Mandla district of-
A. Rajasthan
B. Madhya Pradesh
C. Maharashtra
D. Uttar Pradesh
E. Chattisgarh

6.Excise duty is the tax levied on-
A. production of goods
B. import of goods
C. sale of goods
D. profits on the sale of goods
E. income from other sources

7.Union Budget is presented in the Parliament by the-
A. Prime Minister
B. Commerce Minister
C. Minister for Parliamentary Affairs
D. Union Finance Minister
E. Lok Sabha Speaker

8.A tax based on the value of the property/ product is called-
A. Fringe Benefit Tax
B. Value Added Tax
C. Minimum Alternative Tax
D. Turnover Tax
E. Ad Valorem Tax

9.Who is the present Governor of the Reserve Bank of India?
A. Dr. K.C. Chakraborty
B. Dr. D. Subbarao
C. Dr. Y.V. Reddy
D. Dr. S. Gokarn
E. Raghuram Rajan

10.The term ‘Plastic Money’ refers to-
A. ATM/ Credit Cards
B. Plastic-coated Currency Notes
C. Foreign Currency Notes
D. Traveller’s Cheque
E. None of these

11.Who laid the foundation of 44 MW Chutak hydro-electric project and Nimoo Bazgo project in Jammu and Kashmir?
A. Manmohan Singh
B. Omar Abdullah
C. Narendra Modi
D. Pranab Mukherjee

12.Name the author of the book ‘Munger through the Age’?
A. D P Yadav
B. Jhumpa Lehri
C. Chetan Bhagat
D. Khushwant Singh

13.Which Award is often considered as Asia’s Nobel Prize ?
A. Bharat Ratna
B. National Sadbhavna Award
C. Ramon Magsaysay
D. Gandhi Peace Prize

14.21st Commonwealth Games will be held at which place?
A. Toronto
B. New Delhi
C. Golden Coast
D. London

15.Construction of world’s tallest Railways bridge began at which place?
A. Tura(Meghalaya)
B. Shimla
C. Leh
D. Noney(Manipur)

16.Which Temple complex will be renovated by Indian assistance in Nepal?
A. Shiva Temple
B. Pashupatinath Temple
C. Hanuman Temple
D. Dakshinaawatar Temple

17.Which State has declared Emergency over outbreak of Ebola Virus?
A. Namibia
B. Libya
C. Liberia
D. Mali

18.Which of the species known as natural host of Ebola Virus?
A. Sparrow
B. Fungi
C. Fruits Bats
D. Mosquito

19.Who has been appointed as Chief Justice of Calcutta High Court?
A. Ranjana Paintal
B. Manjulla Chellur
C. M J Joseph
D. Gopal Subramanium

20.Governor Kamla Beniwal has been removed, she was Governor of which state?
A. Rajasthan
B. Assam
C. Mizoram
D. Manipur

     

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