June 27, 2017

IBPS PO Mains 2017 - General Awareness #4

IBPS PO and IBPS Clerk Mains 2017 - Current Affairs and General Awareness with Special reference to Banking


  1. What is the insurance scheme that covers the death or disablement of the policy holder caused due to accident or accidental injuries?
  2. What is the E-library launched by the union government under prime minister's Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan?
  3. What is the premium of Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana?
  4. What is the scheme for workers in unorganised sectors?
  5. What is the age limit to apply for Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana?
  6. What is the small deposit scheme for girl child?
  7. Who is the first Indian ever to be promoted by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) as technical delegate?
  8. Which country will host the 2019 combined world cup for shooting?
  9. Name the India's first sport theme literary festival?
  10. Which trophy is also known as Rannji One Day Trophy?
  11. What is the Current Bank rate?
  12. The Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana 2017 will be implemented through _____.
  13. How much fund is allocated for the National Security Council Secretariat for the Fiscal year 2017-18?
  14. Which state is the host state of the third edition of the Annual LIC Gateway LitFest?
  15. What is the rank of India out of 45 global economies in the fifth edition of the Intellectual Property Index 2017?
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  1. Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana
  2. Sugamya Pustakalaya
  3. Rs. 12 per annum
  4. Atal Pension Yojana
  5. 18-70 years
  6. Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana
  7. Norman Issac
  8. India
  9. SporTale
  10. Vijay Hazare Trophy
  11. 6.50 %
  12. Life Insurance Corporation of India
  13. Rs. 333 crore
  14. Maharashtra
  15. 43

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June 23, 2017

IBPS PO Mains 2017 - General Awareness #3

IBPS PO and IBPS Clerk Mains 2017 - General Awareness and Current Affairs with special reference to Banking


  1. What is the name of the trust that launched the initiative 'Khelegi toh khilegi' in India?
  2. What is the vaccination campaign launched in Karnataka?
  3. Which institute will set up India's first inter disciplinary school on quality and reliability?
  4. Expand TAMRA.
  5. What is the government program to raise awareness on sanitation and cleanliness?
  6. Which city hosted the first edition of Gramin Khel Mahotsav?
  7. Where was the International Buddhist conference inaugurated?
  8. Which is the first Indian state to carry financial inclusion and extend banking services to unbanked areas through self help groups?
  9. Which is the host country of International Diamond conference 'Mines to Market 2017'?
  10. Where is Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre located?
  11. In which state, India's first vertical garden was set up?
  12. What is the name of the Joint Military exercise of India and Mongolia?
  13. What is the name of India's first ever microdrama festival?
  14. What is the rank of India in WADA's Anti Doping Rule violations report for the year 2015?
  15. Where was the 12th Military exercise of India and Mongolia, Nomadic Elephant held?
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  1. NEST - National Excellence in Sports Trust
  2. Measles-Rubella vaccination campaign
  3. IIT Kharagpur
  4. Transparency, Auction Monitoring and Resource Augumention
  5. Swachh Shakti Saptah
  6. New Delhi
  7. Rajgir in Bihar
  8. Odisha
  9. India
  10. Kerala
  11. Karnataka
  12. Nomadic Elephant
  13. Thespis
  14. Third
  15. Vairengte, Mizoram

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June 22, 2017

June 2017 #2 General Awareness for IBPS, NICL, SSC exams

June 2017 Current Affairs and General Awareness for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, NICL AO Mains, SSC CGL exams


  1. World Milk Day is observed annually on _____.
  2. Who is the Prime Minister of Spain?
  3. Where is the headquarters of United nations Food and Agricultural Organisation located?
  4. India signed seven agreements with _____ recently to strengthen bilateral cooperation to fight terrorism.
  5. Which organisation's initiative is World Milk Day?
  6. Who is the president of Germany?
  7. Which is the first country to have all government owned ports running on solar and wind energy?
  8. What is the capital o Spain?
  9. In which state is Port of Quilon located?
  10. 70th World Health Assembly was held at _____.
  11. By which year, the government plans install almost 200 MW solar and wind power generation capacity at ports?
  12. Who is the newly appointed Director General of World Health Organisation?
  13. In which state did Arun Jaitley inaugurated a grid connected solar power plant of 16 MW capacity?
  14. Who is the Railway Minister of India?
  15. What is the cost of the solar power plant that is being set up at Medak district in Telangana?
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  1. June 1
  2. Mariano Rajoy
  3. Rome, Italy
  4. Spain
  5. United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisation
  6. Frank Walter Steinmeier
  7. India
  8. Madrid
  9. Kerala
  10. Geneva, Switzerland
  11. 2019
  12. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
  13. Telangana
  14. Suresh Prabhu
  15. Rs. 105 crores

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June 19, 2017

IBPS PO Mains 2017 - General Awareness #2

IBPS PO Mains 2017 - Current Affairs and General Awareness


  1. Who is appointed as the 44th Chief Justice of India?
  2. What is the committee appointed on Indus Water Treaty?
  3. Which is the first European country to pay its unemployed citizens a basic monthly income amounting to USD 587?
  4. ISRO signed a pact with the space agency of which country on space technology?
  5. e-health project has been launched by the government of Kerala with the support of _____.
  6. Who is appointed as the new Director General of Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force?
  7. Where was the programming committee meeting of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation held?
  8. Which ministry launched 'Mission 41K' to save energy?
  9. Who is the head of the committee appointed to oversee the functioning of the Medical Council of India?
  10. Who is appointed as the chairman of the Central Board of Excise and Customs?
  11. The first ever Asia Pacific broadcasting Union International Dance Festival was held in _____.
  12. Who is the new financial commissioner of Indian railways?
  13. What is the India's second Kalavari class Scorpene Stealth submarine, that is launched in Mumbai?
  14. What is the theme of the second edition of Ministry of external affairs' annual conference, Rasina Dialogue?
  15. Who is appointed as ambassador and permanent representative of India to the United Nations office in Geneva?
IBPS PO Mains 2017 - Current Affairs and General Awareness

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  1. Jagdish Singhh Kekhar
  2. Nripendra Mishra Committee
  3. Finland
  4. France
  5. World Bank
  6. R K Panchnanda
  7. Kathmandu
  8. Ministry of railways
  9. Justice R M Lodha
  10. Vanaja N Sarna
  11. Hyderabad
  12. B N Mohapatra
  13. INS Khanderi
  14. New Normal: Multilateralism in a Multipolar World
  15. Rajiv Kumar Chander

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June 18, 2017

IBPS PO Mains 2017 - General Awareness #1 (Banking)

IBPS PO Mains 2017 - Current Affairs General Awareness with special reference to Banking 


  1. What is the digital Payment App rolled out by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an initiative to enable fast, secure and reliable cashless payments through mobile phone?
  2. What is the umbrella organisation for all retail payment systems in India?
  3. After whom was BHIM app named?
  4. What is the technology platform that provides end to end logistic solutions for e-commerce sector, acquired by Myntra?
  5. What is the rank of India at 2017 A T Kearney Foreign Direct Investment Confidence Index?
  6. For funding a project involving development and upgradation of major district roads in which state, India has signed a loan agreement of 350 million USD with New Development Bank?
  7. What is the first e-commerce company to take membership of the Advertising Standards Council of India?
  8. With which bank did TrueCaller has paired to launch its UPI based mobile payment service TrueCaller Pay?
  9. Into which country did, US based e-commerce giant, Amaon made its entry by acquiring the online retailer Souq.com?
  10. Which country has officially recognised bitcoins and digital currencies as legal money with effect from 1 April 2017?
  11. Who is the appointed as the executive director of RBI in place of B P Kanungo?
  12. Where is the headquarters of Karur Vysya Bank located?
  13. What is the debit card launched by the Karnataka Bank to provide privilages to its premium and HNI customers?
  14. What is the rank of India in 2017 Human Development Index?
  15. Who is the new Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India for a period of three years succeeding R Gandhi?
IBPS PO Mains 2017 - Current Affairs General Awareness with special reference to Banking

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  1. BHIM, Bharat Interface for Money
  2. National Payments Corporation of India
  3. Babasaheb Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar
  4. InLogg
  5. 8th
  6. Madhya Pradesh
  7. Paytm
  8. ICICI bank
  9. UAE, United Arab Emirates
  10. Japan
  11. Malvika Sinha
  12. Karur in Tamil Nadu
  13. Money Plant Rupay International Platinum Debit Card
  14. 131
  15. B P Kanungo

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June 16, 2017

Vocabulary #16 - General English for SBI, IBPS, RBI, SSC exams

Vocabulary #16 - General English for SBI PO and SBI Clerk, IBPS PO and IBPS Clerk, RBI Grade B officers and RBI Assistant, SSC CGL and UPSC exams


1. Contempt of court: not showing respect for a court or judge
  • Example: Any person who disregards the order will be in contempt of court.
2. Evade: To escape from somebody or something
  • Synonyms: Avoid, Dodge, Deceive, Hide, Waffle
  • Antonyms: Face, Confront, Meet, Take on
  • Example: Responsibility cannot be so easily evaded.
3. Derision: A strong feeling that somebody or something is not worth considering seriously
  • Synonyms: Insult, Contempt, Scorn, Disdain, Laughter
  • Antonyms: Adulation, Compliment, Praise, Flattery, Plaudit, Respect
  • Example: He became an object of universal derision.
4. Scepticism: An attitude of doubting that something will happen
  • Synonyms: Doubt, Leeriness, Reluctance, Uncertainty, Infidelity
  • Antonyms: Belief, Piety, Assurance, Confidence, Reliance
  • Example: The scientists have expressed scepticism about these results.
5. Refrain: To stop yourself from doing something, especially something that you want to do
  • Synonyms: Abstain, Cease, Desist, Give up, Renounce
  • Antonyms: Do, Indulge, Begin, Initiate, Jump in
  • Example: Please refrain from smoking.
6. Adjourn: To stop a meeting or an official process for a period of time
  • Synonyms: Delay, Postpone, Suspend, Recess, Prorogue
  • Antonyms: Begin, Open, Convoke, Reconcile, Forge
  • Example: The trial has been adjourned until next week.
7. Consonance: Formal agreement 
  • Synonyms: Accord, Concord, Harmony, Unison, Bond
  • Antonyms: Dissonance, Incongruity, Disagreement, Discord
  • Example: The policy is popular because of its consonance with law.
8. Abject: Without any pride or respect for yourself
  • Synonyms: Degraded, Survile, Abominable, Cheap, Loathsome
  • Antonyms: Commendable, Noble, Proud, Honest, Moral
  • Example: He made press statements with abject impunity.
9. Impunity: Freedom from punishment
  • Synonyms: Freedom, Exemption, Privilege, Absolution, Exoneration
  • Antonyms: Liability, Imprisonment, Accusation, Sentence, Susceptibility
  • Example: Criminal gangs are terrorising the city eith apparent impunity.
10. Purported: That has been stated to have happened or to be true
  • Synonyms: Claim, Assert, Profess, Suggest, Dubious
  • Antonyms: Certain, Actual, Obscure, Vague, Genuine
  • Example: A recent study into the purported health benefits of the drink was not conclusive

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June 14, 2017

Vocabulary #15 - General English for IBPS PO, SSC CGL, RBI Grade B exams

Vocabulary: One word Substitutions - General English for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SSC CGL, RBI Grade B exams


  1. The study of the language and of the way languages work
  2. A criminal who attacks and steals from travelers and who is often a member of a group of criminals.
  3. A science that studies rocks, layers of soil etc. in order to learn about the history of the Earth and its life.
  4. A body tissue that can contract and produce body movement.
  5. A piece of art that is made by carving or molding clay, stone, metal etc.
  6. A room or building that has equipment for sports activities or exercise.
  7. Able to use both hands equally well.
  8. Evil or Immoral
  9. Very sad and lonely especially because someone you love has died or left.
  10. Excessive interest in oneself.
  11. Showing curiosity or uncertainty.
  12. A serious mental illness that causes you to falsely believe that other people are trying to harm you.
  13. No longer cared for or used by anyone.
  14. The child or descendant of someone; Something that is the product of something else.
  15. A division into two opposite groups
Vocabulary - General English for IBPS PO, one word substitutions for SSC CGL, RBI Grade B exams

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  1. Linguistics
  2. Bandit
  3. Geology
  4. Muscle
  5. Sculpture
  6. Gymnasium
  7. Ambidextrous
  8. Nefarious
  9. Desolate
  10. Narcissim
  11. Speculative
  12. Paranoia
  13. Derelict
  14. Progeny
  15. Dichotomy

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June 13, 2017

June 2017 #1 Banking Current Affairs for IBPS, SSC, NICL, RBI exams

June 2017 - Banking Current Affairs for IBPS PO and IBPS Clerk, SSC CGL, NICL AO Mains, RBI Grade B Officers, UPSC Prelims exams


  1. Who is appointed as the new economic affairs secretary succeeding Shaktikanta Das?
  2. When was the World Bank founded?
  3. Which two banks signed a 100 million Dollar loan to be guaranteed by the Government of India that will finance large Solar rooftop systems on industrial and commercial buildiings throughout India?
  4. Where is the Headquarters of World Bank located?
  5. How many executive directors does the Reserve Bank of India currently have?
  6. What is the GDP growth rate of India during 201-17?
  7. SRIP program was approved by Asia Development Bank in 2016. Expand SRIP.
  8. India has signed a loan agreement of 36 million Dollars with the World Bank for Which state government's public financial management capacity building programme?
  9. What is the fund that is entirely financing the loan of first 100 Million Dollar for SRIP?
  10. Who is the new MD and CEO of Punjab National Bank?
  11. What is defined as a monetary measure of the market value of all final goods and services provided in a period?
  12. Who is the President of Asia Development Bank?
  13. Who is appointed as the new executive director of RBI in place of Chandan Sinha?
  14. Who is the President of World Bank?
  15. Where is the headquarters of Asia Development Bank located?
June 2017 Banking Current Affairs for IBPS, SSC, NICL, RBI exams

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  1. Tapan Ray
  2. 1944
  3. Asia Development Bank & Punjab National Bank
  4. Washington DC
  5. 11
  6. 7.1 %
  7. Solar Rooftop Investmet Program
  8. Himachal Pradesh 
  9. Clean Technology Fund
  10. Sunil Mehta
  11. Gross Domestic Product
  12. Takehiko Nakao
  13. S Ganesh Kumar
  14. Jim Yong Kim
  15. Phillppines

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June 10, 2017

Fireball - Computer Awareness #8 for IBPS, SBI, RRB, RBI exams

Computer Awareness for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, IBPS RRB, RBI exams


1. What is the recently discovered malware by the researchers?
2. What are the recent infamous ransomware attacks named as?
3. Which country developed the Malware Fireball?
4. Which country is the most affected by Fireball?
5. Which company discovered the malware 'Fireball'?
6. What is the idea of the company behind the malware to introduce 'Fireball'?
7. Name the company that created Fireball, which is based in Beijing?
8. Which country is top hit by malware Fireball after India?
9. What can the Fireball do?
10. The malicious program Fireball can even install plugins and additional configurations to boost its _____.
11. Fireball is being installed with several popular _____ products.
12. What will be done to one's default search engine because of this Fireball malware?
13. Rafotech is only using this fireball as an _____.
14. Which scanner is to be used to figure out the presence of Fireball?
15. What does 'run any code on an infected computer' means?

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1. Fireball
2. WannaCry
3. China
4. India
5. CheckPoint
6. To boost ad revenue or websites
7. Raotech
8. Brazil
9. Takeover any browser on an infected computer and run any code
10. Advertisements
11. Freeware
12. Replace it with a fake one
13. Adware (advertising and initiating traffic)
14. Adware scanner
15. Ability to download any file, include another malware, Manupilating web traffic

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