Expected General / Financial Awareness Questions (Day-24)

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Expected General / Financial Awareness Questions (Day-24)

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Topic Daily Publishing Time
Daily News Papers & Editorials 8.00 AM
Current Affairs Quiz 9.00 AM
Logical Reasoning 10.00 AM
Quantitative Aptitude “20-20” 11.00 AM
Vocabulary (Based on The Hindu) 12.00 PM
Static GK Quiz 1.00 PM
English Language “20-20” 2.00 PM
Banking Awareness Quiz 3.00 PM
Reasoning Puzzles & Seating 4.00 PM
Daily Current Affairs Updates 5.00 PM
Data Interpretation / Application Sums (Topic Wise) 6.00 PM
Reasoning Ability “20-20” 7.00 PM
English Language (New Pattern Questions) 8.00 PM
General / Financial Awareness Quiz 9.00 PM
  1. ADR is commonly used by the Indian companies to raise funds from the foreign capital market. What does D stands for in ADR?
  1. Deposit
  2. Derivative
  3. Differential
  4. Depository
  5. Debit
  1. An institution established or incorporated outside India which proposes to make investment in securities in India is known as ——————
  1. FII
  2. FDI
  3. FCI
  4. NRI
  5. FCNR
  1. Which of the following insurance company has signed a corporate agency agreement with Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait B.S.C (BBK)?
  1. Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance
  2. Aviva Life Insurance
  3. PNB MetLife
  4. Max Life Insurance
  5. Sun Life Financial
  1. Which Bank has obtained RBI’s approval to open representative offices at Kuwait and Singapore?
  1. South Indian Bank
  2. RBL Bank
  3. Axis Bank
  4. PNB
  5. Federal Bank
  1. The India Post Payments Bank will be made operational in 650 districts of the country by ——–
  1. April 2018
  2. June 2018
  3. August 2018
  4. October 2018
  5. December 2018
  1. The Union Government has launched BHARAT-22 ETF managed by ICICI Prudential Mutual targeting an initial amount of about Rs. 8,000 Crore. What does T stands for in ETF?
  1. Trade
  2. Traded
  3. Transaction
  4. Term
  5. Time
  1. State Bank of India (SBI) has sanctioned loans worth Rs ———— crore to seven companies for installations of solar rooftops with aggregate capacity of 575 megawatt.
  1. 1500
  2. 1670
  3. 2317
  4. 2577
  5. 3150
  1. Which Bank has formally launched its operations in Pakistan, with its first branch inaugurated in Karachi?
  1. State Bank of India
  2. PNB Paribas
  3. DBS Bank
  4. Federal Bank
  5. None of these
  1. —————— Bank has launched of its SmartUp Zone in Kochi, an exclusive area inside the branch dedicated for start-ups.
  1. ICICI
  2. Federal
  3. Axis
  4. HDFC
  5. IOB
  1. IDFC Bank has entered into a “strategic alliance” with mobile wallet major ———–to launch a co-branded virtual Visa prepaid card for latter’s customers.
  1. Paytm
  2. PhonePe
  3. Mobikwik
  4. SamsungPay
  5. OBOPAY
  1. Which one of the following word named Word of the Year 2017 by Collins Dictionary?
  1. Populism
  2. Feminism
  3. Youth Quake
  4. Fake News
  5. None of these
  1. Who has been appointed as new Finance Secretary?
  1. Rajesh kumar
  2. AK Jothi
  3. Hasmukh Adhia
  4. Nakul Bhatia
  5. Rahul Singh

13.DRDO successfully tested India’s first indigenously developed Long Range Sub-Sonic Cruise Missile ————————

  1. BrahMos
  2. Agni
  3. Nag
  4. Prithvi
  5. NIRBHAY
  1. Who has been appointed as the head of the 7-member panel for suggesting measures to curb air pollution in Delhi?
  1. Kirti Bhushan
  2. Rajiv Kumar
  3. CK Mishra
  4. Vineet Chopra
  5. None of these
  1. Which state has launched a web portal ‘DARPAN’ to provide details of government schemes and projects to the people?
  1. Assam
  2. Tripura
  3. Telangana
  4. Haryana
  5. Goa

Answers: 

  1. Answer: (D).

American Depository Receipts is commonly used by the Indian companies to raise funds from the foreign capital market. ADR is traded on US stock exchanges.

  1. Answer: (A).

Foreign Institutional Investor (FII) means an institution established or incorporated outside India which proposes to make investment in securities in India. They are registered as FIIs in accordance with Section 2 (f) of the SEBI (FII) Regulations 1995.

  1. Answer: (C).

Life insurer PNB MetLife has signed a corporate agency agreement with Bank of Bahrain and Kuwait B.S.C (BBK). This tie-up will help PNB MetLife distribute its retail and group products to BBK’s customers in India. With this partnership, BBK customers in India will get access to PNB MetLife’s entire portfolio of products ranging from health, savings, and wealth to rural plans.

  1. Answer: (E).

Federal Bank has obtained RBI’s approval to open representative offices at Kuwait and Singapore. The bank has been the preferred banker for NRIs and the NRI friendly measures have resulted in increasing inflow of foreign remittances. The bank already has its representative offices in Abu Dhabi and Dubai and it has tied up with 110+ overseas banks/remittance partners.

  1. Answer: (A).

IPPB incorporated as a Public Limited Company by the Department of Posts, Government of India, on 17th August 2016, India Post Payments Bank started its operations on 30th January 2017 by opening two pilot branches, one at Raipur and the other at Ranchi.

  1. Answer: (B).

ETF means Exchange Traded Fund. This BHARAT 22 Index is a unique blend of shares of key CPSEs, Public Sector Banks (PSBs) and also the Government owned shares in blue chip private companies like Larsen & Tubro (L&T), Axis Bank and ITC.

  1. Answer :(C).

SBI has availed line of credit facilities worth $625 million from World Bank to finance for grid connected rooftop solar projects. The funding was in line with government’s aim of achieving a target of 40 GW of solar rooftop installations by 2022.

  1. Answer: (E).

Bank of China has formally launched its operations in Pakistan, with its first branch inaugurated in Karachi. Bank would strengthen the “brotherly relations” between the two countries in the financial sector.

  1. Answer: (D).

HDFC Bank has launched of its SmartUp Zone in Kochi, an exclusive area inside the branch dedicated for start-ups. Through these zones, specially trained bank staff will offer tailor-made banking and advisory solutions to entrepreneurs.

  1. Answer: (C).

One need not be a customer of IDFC Bank to use the co-branded pre-paid card. This Visa pre-paid card is replica of the wallet and can be used anywhere Within the MobiKwik App, a user will be able to generate a Visa pre-paid card.

  1. Answer: (D).

Fake news, a term popularized by U.S. President Donald Trump, has been named the Word Of The Year 2017 by Collins dictionary due to its widespread use around the world. The U.K.-based lexicographer found that the use of “fake news” registered a 365% rise in the last 12 months.

  1. Answer: (C).

The appointments committee of the cabinet  named revenue secretary Hasmukh Adhia as the new finance secretary.

13.Answer: (E).

‘NIRBHAY’ – India’s first indigenously designed and developed Long Range Sub-Sonic Cruise Missile which can be deployed from multiple platforms. It was successfully test fired from the Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur, Odisha.

  1. Answer: (C).

The Union environment ministry formed a seven-member committee headed by CK Mishra to formulate short and long-term measures to solve the problem of air pollution in the Delhi-NCR region.

  1. Answer: (A).

 Digital Application for Review by Public And Nation (DARPAN) was launched by Assam CM to provide details of government schemes and projects would be available to the people.

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