IBPS PO GA Questions | General Awareness Questions for Bank PO Exam

IBPS PO GA Questions

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released the official IBPS PO 2019 Notification & the application process has begun. With Lakhs of aspirants appearing for the IBPS Bank PO exam every year, the competition level remains high. This post will cover IBPS PO GA Questions for the Mains Exam. Go through all General Awareness Questions that can be asked in the exam.

The General Awareness section is present in the Mains Exam but it is essential for candidates to start their preparation beforehand. Due to the huge scope of topics that GA covers, going through Current Affairs & latest Banking news regularly is the key to clearing the test. Go through the IBPS PO GA Questions to get an idea about the difficulty level of the exam and type of questions asked.

  • If you are interested in applying for the prestigious Bank PO position, then fill the IBPS PO Application Form before 28th August 2019.
  • The General Awareness section questions candidates on Current Affairs & Indian Banking System. Although the GA Section is of Moderate level difficulty,
  • Practicing IBPS PO GA Questions regularly ensures that you remember the old topics clearly.

IBPS PO GA Questions 2019

The Important Topics in the General Awareness section of the IBPS Bank PO Exam are:

Current Affairs (Domestic + Neighboring Countries) Financial System Indian Banking System
Basic Knowledge about Financial Institutions Recent Monetary Policies Banking Terminology
  • Current affairs related to national and international issues of the last 6 months.
  • Financial System: Overview & History of Financial System.
  • Indian Banking System: History, terminologies & current affairs of the Indian Banking System.
  • Introduction to National financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC, etc and of International organizations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN, etc.
  • Government schemes for the Capital & Money market.

IBPS PO GA Questions mentioned below cover all important topics that can be asked in the exam. Download the IBPS PO Syllabus to know all topics that can be asked in the Exam.

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IBPS PO General Awareness Questions 2019

Important questions for IBPS PO GA Questions have been listed below

Q.Which state government has launched the water conservation scheme Jalamrutha?

Answer: Karnataka

Q.Who has won the CEAT International Cricketer of the Year Award?

Answer: Virat Kohli

Q.Which railway had come up with an innovative solution to keep the elephants away from the railway tracks?

Answer: Northeast Frontier Railways (NFR)

Q.What is the theme of World happiness day 2019?

Answer: Share Happiness and be a part of Something Amazing

Q. __________ is a three-year road map for medium-term objective to be achieved for improving regulation, supervision of the RBI.

Answer: Utkarsh 2022

Q.Name the Captain, who becomes the world’s first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean solo in a Light Sports Aircraft (LSA)?

Answer: Aarohi Pandit

Q.Which company has emerged as India’s most attractive employer brand, says survey?

Answer: Amazon

Q.Which bank has been identified as number 1 bank by customers in India, as per Forbes World’s Best Bank survey?

Answer: HDFC Bank

Q.Deposits in Jan Dhan accounts have crossed how much mark?

Answer: Rs 1 lakh crore

Q.Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced in India and developed by-?

Answer: DRDO

Q.Which company has partnered with The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) to deploy Project Sangam?

Answer: Microsoft

Q.In union budget 2019-20, Railways has received a budgetary allocation of-?

Answer: Rs 65,837 crore

Q.The Government of India, the Government of Kerala and the __________ signed a Loan Agreement of USD 250 million for the First Resilient Kerala Program to enhance the State’s resilience against the impacts of natural disasters and climate change.

Answer: World Bank

Q.How much fund allocation for public sector banks in budget 2019-20?

Answer: Rs 70,000 crores

Q.Which insurance company announced the launch of ‘Wings’, a specially designed mentorship program to empower the female workforce.

Answer: Aviva Life Insurance

Q.Which bank has partnered with the M1Xchange Trade Receivables Discounting System (TReDS) platform for MSME bill discounting?

Answer: Bank of Maharashtra

Q.Abhijeet Gupta is related to which sports?

Answer: Chess

Q.Who becomes only the second Indian sprinter to win a gold in a global event in Italy?

Answer: Dutee Chand

Q.Mukhyamantri Yuva Swabhiman Yojana launched in-

Answer: Madhya Pradesh

Q.FM Nirmala Sitharaman retains fiscal deficit target at __________ of GDP in the financial year 2019-20.

Answer: 3.3%

Q.Which state government has launched the water conservation scheme Jalamrutha?

Answer: Karnataka

Q.The Reserve Bank of India has constituted a six-member committee on the Development of Housing Finance Securitisation Market to review the existing state of mortgage securitization in India. The committee will be headed by-?

Answer: Harsh Vardhan

Q.____________ and Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) was the organizer and the main buyer of the issue of the “Bondi” bond, short for Blockchain Offered New Debt Instrument, with a 2-year maturity term.
Answer: World Bank

Q.ICICI Bank to buy stake in ___________ subsidiary INX for ₹31 crore.
Answer: BSE

Q.New Space India Limited (NSIL) which will serve as the commercial arm of-?
Answer: ISRO

Q.A Centre for Disability Sports will be set up in-
Answer: Madhya Pradesh

Q.G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting held in-
Answer: Fukuoka, Japan

Q.Receivables Exchange of India Ltd (RXIL) was incorporated on 25th February 2016 as a joint venture between-?
Answer: SIDBI

Q.The IFSC is an 11-character code with the first four alphabetic characters representing the bank name, and the last six characters (usually numeric, but can be alphabetic) representing the branch. The fifth character is 0 (zero) and reserved for-?
Answer: Future Use

Q.The government has set up an 18-member working group for the revision of the current series of Wholesale Price Index. This committee under Chairmanship of-?
Answer: Ramesh Chand

Q.National Housing Bank (NHB), a Government of India owned entity, was set up on 9 July 1988 under the National Housing Bank Act, 1987. Who is the present Managing Director of NHB?
Answer: SK Hota

Q.Which country has inaugurated the first model village built with Indian assistance recently?
Answer: Sri Lanka

Q.The lenders of Essar Steel have told the Supreme Court that the NCLAT has misconstrued and misinterpreted the provisions of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC) to such an extent that the statute itself has been literally rewritten. What is the full form of NCLAT?
Answer: National Company Law Appellate Tribunal

QWhich city named UNESCO World Heritage Site, the second Indian city on the list?
Answer: Jaipur

Q.Who has been appointed as an additional director on the board of Yes Bank?
Answer: R Gandhi

Q.The World Happiness Report was produced in partnership with-?
Answer: The Ernesto Illy Foundation

Q.Which state/UT has topped the list of states with the maximum percentage of  Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) beneficiaries availing at least four refills.
Answer: Delhi

Q.The report’s Gender Gap Index ranks countries according to the calculated gender gap between women and men in four key areas. Which area is not them?
Answer: Environment

Q.Trading of priority sector lending certificates (PLCs) on the government’s ____________ portal by banks will attract integrated goods and services tax (IGST).
Answer:e-Kuber

Q. A person resident in India as defined under the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 are eligible to invest in  Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB). Eligible investors include-?
Answer: Individuals, HUFs, trusts, universities and charitable institutions.

Q.Which company has announced the launch of its new Wings application in India on Google Play Store?
Answer: BSNL

*We will keep updating the IBPS PO GA Questions as the Mains Exam draws close.

IBPS PO Exam Highlights

Conducting Body IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection)
Official Website www.ibps.in
Exam Location PAN India
Eligibility Criteria Qualification: Graduate from a recognized University
Age Limit: 20 years – 30 years
IBPS PO 2019 Vacancy 4336
IBPS PO Online Application Form Dates 7th August to 28th August 2019
IBPS Prelims Exam Dates 12th, 13th, 19th & 20th October 2019
IBPS PO Mains Exam Date 30th November 2019
IBPS PO Salary Rs 37,360 to Rs 38,700 (starting in-hand pay)

*Now that we have covered IBPS PO GA Questions for Mains, also go through IBPS PO Preparation Tips for all subjects.

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