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IBPS Clerk GK Questions 2022: Check Previous Year Questions


IBPS Clerk GK Questions 2022: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts IBPS Clerk 2022 for the recruitment of clerical cadre personnel. It is a national-level examination for which lakhs of candidates apply every year. The questions in this exam might be slightly tricky. However, with enough hard work and focus, candidates can surely clear the exam.

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts a common recruitment process (CRP) every year for the recruitment of clerical cadre in multiple banks across the country. With the exam just a few months away, we have provided below, IBPS Clerk GK questions or General Awareness questions for the preparation. Read on to find out more.

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IBPS Clerk GK Questions 2022: Overview

Before getting into the details regarding the IBPS Clerk GK questions 2022, let us look at the important details of the exam.

Name of ExamIBPS Clerk
Organising AuthorityInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
PostClerical Cadre
Exam FrequencyAnnual
Exam LevelNational
Selection ProcessPrelims and Mains
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline
Application FeeGeneral/OBC – Rs.850/-
SC/ST/PwD/Ex-Servicemen – Rs.150/-
Official Websiteibps.in

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2022

The IBPS Clerk prelims exam is scheduled to be conducted on August 28, September 3, 4, 2022, and the Mains exam is scheduled on October 8, 2022. Before starting the preparation, it is important to look at the exam pattern and know what subjects need to be prioritised. Let us take a look.

Prelims Exam Pattern

  • The IBPS Clerk Prelims exam is an objective-type exam.
  • A total of 100 questions will be asked from three sections.
  • The total duration of the exam will be 1 hour.
  • There will be a sectional time cut-off of 20 mins for each section.
  • 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
SectionsNumber of QuestionsMaximum Marks
English Language3030
Numerical Ability3535
Reasoning Ability3535

Mains Exam Pattern

  • The Mains exam will also be an objective-type exam.
  • A total of 190 questions will be asked from 4 sections.
  • The duration of the exam will be 160 minutes.
  • Sectional time cut-off is applicable in the Mains exam as well.
  • A negative marking of 0.25 marks will apply for the Mains exam as well.
SectionTotal QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude506045 min
General/Financial Awareness505035 min
Quantitative Aptitude505045 min
English Language404035 min
Total190200160 min

IBPS Clerk GK Questions and Answers

The Mains exam consists of IBPS Clerk GK Questions, also called the General/Financial Awareness section. This is a fairly easy section compared to the others as it does not require much practice or focus to answer. Being updated with the latest news of the country and from around the world can help to score well in the IBPS Clerk GK Questions section.

To help candidates in the General/Financial Awareness section, we have posted the General knowledge questions that were asked in the IBPS Clerk Mains 2022 paper. Similar questions can be expected this year as well. Reading newspapers regularly, and keeping updated with India and world news is sufficient to clear this section without hassles.

General/Financial Awareness Questions 2021

Que 1: Noida International Airport is being constructed with the help of?
A. Zurich International Airport AG.

Que 2: The amount under the PLI Scheme for Solar Cells will be increased to?
A. Rs 24,000 crore

Que 3. INS Vela is which class submarine?
A. Scorpene-class submarine 

Que 4. What is the minimum CRAR for public sector banks?
A. 9% 

Que 5. Which is the third largest continent?
A. North America

Que 6. As per census 2011, which state has the highest population density?
A. Bihar is top state/ Delhi is top UT

Que 7. What was the total valuation of Paytm IPO?
A. Rs.18,300 crore

Que 8. Where is Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Library located?
A. Patna, Bihar 

Que 9. What is the other name for New Development Bank?

Que 10. What does U stand for in USSD?
A. Unstructured Supplementary Service Data 

Que 11. What does E stand for in ESG?
A. Environmental, Social, and Governance

Que 12. Who is the author of the book “Business Sutra”?
A. Devdutt Pattanaik

Que 13. When is Birsa Munda Day celebrated?
A. November 15

Que 14. In which year was the tiger declared as the National Animal of India?
A. 1972

Que 15. How many All India Financial Institutions are there in India?
A. 4

Que 16. India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) has partnered with which firm for insurance?
A. Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance Company (BALIC) 

Que 17. Question related to the year of the National Family Health Survey.

Que 18. Which bank is presently under the Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) framework of RBI?
A. Central Bank Of India

Que 19. Gareeb Kalyaan Yoajan has been extended till what time?
A. March 2022

Que 20. Name of two new beaches that were awarded Blue Flag certification?
A. Kovalam in Kerala and Eden in Puducherry

Que 21. What is the present SLR?
A. 18%

Que 22. What amount of COVID-19 vaccine loan was provided to India by ADB?
A. $1.5 billion

Que 23. Theme of HARBINGER by RBI?
A. ‘Smarter Digital Payments’

Que 24. Which is the largest rubber-producing state?
A. Kerala

Que 25. Spinny Marketplace is for?
A. Buy/sell used cars

Que 26. The World Bank has partnered with whom to facilitate a program for faster and easier financing of electric vehicles (EV)?
A. NITI Aayog and SBI

Que 27. INS Visakhapatnam is a type of?
A. Stealth guided-missile destroyers

Que 28. PayTM Payments Bank has become a scheduled bank under which act?
A. RBI Act 1934 (2nd schedule)

Que 29. Where was the Wildlife Institute of India established?
A. Dehradun

Que 30. Which ministry has launched the Solar Chakra Mission?
A. Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises

Que 31. Which state is not included on Inner Line Permit?
A. Manipur is the fourth State after Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland and Mizoram where the ILP regime is applicable.

Que 32. Which bank has launched QR Code Sound Box?
A. AU Small Finance Bank

Que 33. Which company gave the highest profit ever by an Indian Firm in quarter 2 of FY22?

Que 34. Who is the author of the book “The Emperor of All Maladies”?
A. Siddhartha Mukherjee

Que 35. Head of OBC committee?
A. Justice G. Rohini/ Rohini Commission

Que 36. In which security you cannot invest under the RBI-retail direct scheme?

Que 37. Question on year of UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS)

Que 38. Which is not a part of the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs)?
A. Assam Rifles

Que 39. Head of Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016?
A. U.K.Sinha

Que 40. Which company has set up 8 million tonnes per annum crushing and washing plant at Khondbond Iron and Manganese Mine near Joda in Keonjhar district of Odisha?
A. Tata Steel

Que 41. Isobaric lines drawn on the map represent which quantity to be the same?
A. Constant Pressure

Que 42. Where is Chumbi Valley located?
A. Tibet

Que 43. Ruchir Shamra has quit which organisation recently?
A. Morgan Stanley

Que 44. India and the United States have agreed for a transitional approach on equalisation levy or digital tax on e-commerce supplies at what rate?
A. 15%

Que 45. For which type of NBFC there is a requirement of an Internal Ombudsman?
A. NBFC with asset size of Rs.5,000 crore and above 

Que 46. Amount of penalty imposed by RBI on Tata Communications Payment Solutions Limited (TCPSL)?
A. Rs. 2 crore

Que 47. Which bank has raised Rs 3595 cr via infrastructure bonds?

Que 48. Where is the headquarters of the Tibetan government-in-exile?
A. McLeod Ganj, Dharamshala

Que 49. As per National Family Health Survey data for 2019-21, India’s population is set to decrease due to a decrease in ______?
A. Total fertility rate (TFR)

Que 50. The PMAY-G scheme is selected by the government using a process that makes use of the Socio-Economic Caste Census. In which year was this SECC launched?
A. 2011

IBPS Clerk General/Financial Awareness Syllabus

Check the IBPS Clerk syllabus for General/Financial Awareness below:

  • Current Affairs and Static Gk related to banking, economic and financial sector
  • Latest Reports and Data such as Budget, GDP, Repo rate, Interest rate, tax rate, etc.
  • Basics of Financial Institutions such as RBI, SEBI, IRDA, World Bank and IMF, their headquarters location, name of their head/ chief/ chairman, etc
  • Financial and Banking Abbreviations, Acronyms, terminologies
  • Government Schemes and Policies

Books for IBPS Clerk GK Questions 2022

Apart from newspapers and media, books can also be a major source of information for the GA section preparation. Here, we have recommended a few books that candidates can prepare.

  • India Year Book by Publications Division
  • Banking Awareness by Arihant Publications
  • Manorama Yearbook

General Knowledge Preparation Tips

The General Knowledge section of the examination is comparatively an easy section to attempt in the IBPS Clerk Mains exam. It is important to stay up to date with the latest information and current affairs to perform well in this section. Here are a few preparation tips to help to score well in the General/Financial Awareness section:

  • Watch news channels regularly. They provide the most updated information of events happening all around the world.
  • Read Current Affairs magazines that get published monthly, and look for questions from the last 6 months. These magazines contain information from the country and from across the world.
  • Attempt General Knowledge quizzes from various websites and keeps candidates updated with the latest information.
  • The internet is another major source of information on current affairs. Make use of it and seek news and information from across the globe.
  • Newspapers have been the primary source of information for ages, and that has not changed to date. It contains every major as well as minor news from around the world and is published on a daily basis. Spending at least 30 minutes a day reading them can help in making the current affairs section easier.
  • Talking to people on a regular basis about the happenings of the world. Libraries can fetch books with information and people with knowledge.

Candidates might also check:

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IBPS Clerk SalaryIBPS Clerk Exam Analysis
IBPS Clerk Admit CardIBPS Clerk Result
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FAQs on IBPS Clerk GK Questions 2022

Here are a few frequently asked questions related to IBPS Clerk Exam 2022.

Q.1: How many sections are there in IBPS Clerk Mains Exam?
Ans: There are a total of 4 sections to be answered in the IBPS Clerk Mains exam. They are the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, and General Awareness.

Q.2: Is the IBPS PO exam easy to attempt?
The IBPS PO exam is a national-level exam. Hence the competition is expected to be high. The difficulty level of the examination is usually Moderate to High.

Q.3: Is there an Interview round for the IBPS Clerk exam?
Ans: No. There are no interview rounds for the IBPS Clerk exam.

Q.4: What is the selection process for the IBPS Clerk Post?
Ans: Candidates will have to clear 3 rounds of selection to be eligible for the IBPS Clerk post, i.e Prelims, Mains and Document Verification.

Q.5: Is there any sectional timing in the IBPS Clerk exam 2022?
Ans: Yes. The IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains exams both have sectional time cut-off for each section. Refer to this article above for details.

We hope this article on IBPS Clerk GK Questions has provided you with preparation tips and methods to clear the General Awareness section of the IBPS Clerk Exam.

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