Current General Awareness Objective Questions and answers

India’s Ambassador to UN Conference on Disarmament, Geneva is….

(A) Syed Akabruddin
(B) Navtej Singh
(C) Dinesh K Patnaik
(D) Amandeep Singh Gill
(E) Sushma Swaraj

As per the revised guidelines of Reserve Bank of India, the priority sector lending target for Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) increased to ……………… from the earlier target of 60%.

(A) 75%
(B) 80%
(C) 100%
(D) 90%
(E) 95%

The Priority sector lending of RRBs include the loans given to …..

(A) Agriculture
(B) Micro, small and medium enterprises
(C) Housing
(D) Weaker sections
(E) All of above

As per the new norms released, Rural banks have to advance …… of total outstanding towards agricultural activities as part of Priority Sector Lending.

(A) 18%
(B) 15%
(C) 25%
(D) 7%
(E) 10%

A target of………. percent of total outstanding must be given to micro enterprises as part of Priority Sector Lending by RRBs

(A) 7.50%
(B) 10.50%
(C) 6.80%
(D) 8.20%
(E) 11.50%

How much percent of total outstanding must be given to weaker sections as per the new norms of Priority Sector Lending by RRBs?

(A) 20%
(B) 12%
(C) 15%
(D) 9%
(E) 10%

Central Vigilance Commission on 31 October 2016 declared that it is mandatory for public sector banks to report to it, in all such matters involving funds over……..

(A) Rs.50 Lakhs
(B) Rs.25 Lakhs
(C) Rs.1 crore
(D) Rs.10 Lakhs
(E) Rs.20 Lakhs

Union Government and ……… signed $ 650 million loan agreement for the development of 1839 kilometres Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor-Ill (EDFC-III) Project.

(A) World Bank
(B) NDB
(C) IMF
(D) ADB
(E) AIIB

India and Myanmar signed three Agreements during India visit of state Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi. The agreements are in the fields of insurance, power and ……..

(A) infrastructure
(B) Lake development
(C) Information Technology
(D) Banking
(E) Disaster Management

Three year action plan of the NITI Aayog will kick start from which fiscal year as announced on 25 October 2016?

(A) 2018-19
(B) 2020-21
(C) 2019-20
(D) 2025-26
(E) 2017-18

Finance Ministry returned a proposal of NITI Aayog for strategic disinvestment of the Centre’s stake in CONCOR on the ground, that the move could potentially lead to a public sector monopoly becoming a private sector monopoly. In this context, CONCOR stands for………………

(A) Container Corporation of India Ltd
(B) Coastal Corporation of India Ltd
(C) Container Consortium of India Ltd
(D) Cable Corporation of India Ltd
(E) Container Console of India Ltd

Niti Aayog stands for………….

(A) National Integration for Transforming India
(B) National Institution for Turning India
(C) Nordic Institution for Transforming India
(D) National Institution for Transforming India
(E) National Institution for Transforming Initiation