Memory Based General Awareness Questions asked in Canara Bank PO December 2018

Hello Aspirants. We have come up with some of the questions that were asked in the Canara Bank PO General Awareness section held on 23 December 2018. 


  1. Portfolio of Union Minister Ananth Kumar- Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs 
  2. Quit India movement based question: Launched by All-India Congress Committee under Mahatma Gandhi on 8 August 1942
  3. Which north eastern state share border with Myanmar? Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram and Manipur
  4. Noble Peace Prize 2018 Winner? Denis Mukwege, Nadia Murad
  5. What does D stands for in TReDS? Trade Receivables Discounting System 
  6. Author of “Beyond the Lines”? Kuldeep Nayyar
  7. Rashid Khan belongs to which country? Afghanistan
  8. Name of the tigress who was recently shot dead? AVNI
  9. Smita Patil Memorial Award 2018 winner? Anushka Sharma
  10. Indian Railways’ fastest train to cross the speed of 180 kmph? Train 18
  11. Alphonso mango of which state recently got GI tag? Maharashtra
  12. How many times Indian team has won Asia Cup? Seven
  13. Mullaperiyar dam is located at? Kerala
  14. Bogibheel Bridge constructed over which river? Brahmaputra river
  15. First Indian state to implement RERA? Maharashtra
  16. Bansagar Canal project launched in which state? Uttar Pradesh
  17. Exercise SIMBEX is between India and? Singapore
  18. Current Chief Justice of India? Ranjan Gogoi
  19. Ease of Doing Business Index is based on how many parameters? 10
  20. Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award 2018 winner? Gopalkrishna Gandhi
  21. India’s first exclusive and certified ‘Dog Park’ in which city? Hyderabad
  22. Based on ILO Global Wage Report 2018-19 women are paid less than men by what percent? 34%
  23. Cabinet approved a proposal to lease 6 airports namely Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Mengaluru, Thiruvanathapuram, and Guwahati airports under the Public-Private partnership model. Kerala government appealed not to lease Thiruvanathapuram airport.
  24. Head of Committee on Prison Reforms formed by Supreme Court? Justice Amitava Roy
  25. Cyril Ramaphosa President of which country? South Africa (to be Chief guest at 2019 Republic Day celebrations)
  26. India’s heaviest communication satellite? GSAT 11
  27. World Elder Abuse Day? June 15
  28. Raj Kapoor Special Contribution award? Rajkumar Hirani
  29. International Aviation Summit 2018? New Delhi
  30. India’s first comprehensive flood forecasting and early warning system (FFEWS) in which city? Kolkata
  31. 2018 Men’s Hockey World Cup? Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar
  32. Severe cyclonic storm to hit Andhra Pradesh and Odisha? Cyclone Titli
  33. 4th BIMSTEC summit held at? Kathmandu, Nepal
  34. 2018 Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film (Oscar)? A Fantastic Woman
  35. Maharajah is the mascot of? Air India
  36. First Indian airport to introduce face recognition-based passage system? Bengaluru Airport
  37. Indian member of the International Court of Justice? Dalveer Bhandari
  38. One question based on Humsafar Express
  39. Insurance cover under Ayushman Bharat scheme? Rs 5 lakh
  40. Who is the new brand ambassador of BSNL? M.C.Mary Kom
  41. Which among the following is Not one of the 8 core sectors? Textile
  42. World’s first hydrogen-powered trains launched by which country? Germany
  43. National Mission for Clean Ganga partnered with UN Habitat to organize a policy dialogue- ‘Urban Cafe: River for Habitat’ in? New Delhi
  44. One District One Product scheme launched in which state? Uttar Pradesh
  45. First Indian poet invited to record his poems at the Library of Congress in Washington D.C.? Abhay K
  46. Winner of the New Academy prize in literature 2018? Maryse Conde
  47. Re-elected Chairman of Ethics Committee of Lok Sabha? L K Advani
  48. App by Indian Railways to keep track of punctuality of trains as well as freight and passenger earnings? eDrishti
  49. Kartarpur Corridor is a proposed border corridor between the neighbouring nations of India and? Pakistan
  50. Victorian Gothic and Art Deco Ensembles of Mumbai declared a Unesco World Heritage Site


  1. Ayodhya is situated on the banks of which river? Sarayu River
  2. CM Of Tripura? Biplab Kumar Deb
  3. Yudh Abhyas exercise was held in Uttarakhand between India and which country? United States
  4. Governor of J& K? Satya Pal Malik
  5. India’s first microprocessor, Shakti launched by which IIT? Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M)
  6. 5th edition of the ‘Women of India National Organic Festival’ was inaugurated by? Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi
  7. Full form PCR? Public Credit Registry
  8. Which station is renamed as Deendayal upadhayay station? Mugalsarai
  9. Chief Economist of IMF? Gita Gopinath
  10. National Rail and Transport University? Vadodara
  11. India and ADB $500 Million loan to Develop Climate-Resilient Urban Water and Sanitation Services in which state? Tamil Nadu State
  12. India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) $150 million loan agreement to establish the country’s first multi-skills park in which state? Madhya Pradesh
  13. Doorstep delivery of government services (driving licence, marriage certificate and ration card) by? Delhi
  14. First World Agriculture Prize 2018 recipient? MS Swaminathan
  15. Recently inducted Indian cricketer in ICC Hall of Fame?? Rahul Dravid
  16. Best Indian Institute in 2018 THE Higher Education Survey? IISC Bengaluru
  17. India’s rank in 2018 Ease of Doing Business rankings? 77
  18. Parker Solar Probe belongs to? NASA
  19. Profession of Sonam Wangchuk who was recently awarded Ramon award? Education reformer/ Indian Engineer
  20. Which Indian city made a record for performing yoga at one place at the same time on 2018 International Yoga Day? Kota
  21. India’s rank in the Global Innovation Index? 57
  22. What was the theme of the recent Vigilance Week? Eradicate Corruption-Build a New India.
  23. What was the theme of 7th UNWTO Global Summit on Urban Tourism? A 2030 Vision for Urban Tourism
  24. World’s largest solar rooftop installed on which stadium? Brabourne Solar stadium located at Mumbai
  25. Mission launched by the Indian Railways on Ethics in Public Governance? “Mission Satyanishtha”
  26. FIFA world cup 2018 Runner Up? Croatia
  27. Fastest cricketer to reach 10,000 ODI runs? Virat Kohli
  28. Head of the committee formed to look at selling of small and marginal oil and gas fields of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) and Oil India Ltd (OIL) to private and foreign companies to boost domestic output?  Rajiv Kumar
  29. Winner of the Raj Kapoor Lifetime Achievement Award 2018? Dharmendra
  30. Dadasaheb Phalke national award 2018 recipient?  Vinod Khanna
  31. Current president of Federal Reserve? Jerome Powell
  32. The United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) treaty was adopted in which year? 1992
  33. India recently signed US 35 bn dollar currency swap agreement with UAE
  34. Commonwealth games 2018 venue? Gold Coast 2018
  35. Name of the app launched by Indian Railways e-procurement system (IREPS)? Apoorti
  36. World’s longest sea bridge Zhuhai-Macao Bridge connects China and? Hong Kong
  37. 2018 Pritzker Prize winner? Balkrishna Doshi
  38. World’s first AI news anchor debuts in which country? China
  39. India’s first HeliTaxii service started in which state? Bengaluru
  40. Which Indian university discovered Mushroom helps in fighting cancer?Goa University
  41. First Indian tribal language to get a Wikipedia edition in its own script? Santhali
  42. Winner of Asian Billiards Championship 2018?  Pankaj Advani
  43. One questions related to GI Tag
  44. 23 year old Indian scientist who won the World Health Summit Startup award, 2018- Roopam Sharma in Berlin 
  45. Rank of India in World Economic Forum’s global competitiveness index for 2018? 58
  46. How many Intangible Cultural Heritage elements from India inscribed on UNESCO’s List till date? 13
  47. Name of India’s only aircraft carrier to be fitted with a marine hydraulic system? INS Vikramaditya
  48. India’s first fully solar-powered Union Territory? Diu
  49. Madhubani Painting? Bihar
  50. India’s first artificial intelligence centre in which city? Mumbai

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