Monday, January 28, 2013

BANK EXAMS GENERAL AWARENESS QUESTIONS


1. Sushil Kumar, the winner of 'Kaun Banega Crorepati', was appointed as the brand ambassador for which of the following programmes?
1) JNNURM
2) IAY
3) Bharat Nirman
4) MGNREGA
5) None of these

2. Mario Monti became the new Prime Minister of which of the following countries in November 2011? (He succeeded Silvio Berlusconi)
1) France
2) Greece
3) Italy
4) Russia
5) Poland

3. Which of the following statements about the International Children's Film Festival is/are correct?
1) The 17th International Children's Film Festival was titled 'The Golden Elephant'.
2) The film festival was organized by the Children's Film Society of India (CFSI). Nandita Das is the chairperson of CFSI.
3) In the Indian competition section, 'Chillar Party' won the Best Feature Film.
4) Alafzar(Meadow), an Iranian film, was adjudged the Best Feature Film in the Competition International section.
5) All the above are correct.

4. Which of the following countries was suspended from the Arab
League in November 2011?
1) Qatar
2) Syria
3) Jordan
4) Libya
5) Saudi Arabia

5. Which is the first Indian company to be listed in NASDAQ?
1) TCS
2) Reliance
3) Infosys
4) Wipro
5) None of these

6. With which game is Vijay Hazare Trophy associated?
1) Hockey
2) Football
3) Tennis
4) Table Tennis
5) Cricket

7. Which of the following countries is not a member of ASEAN?
1) Pakistan
2) Indonesia
3) Singapore
4) Malaysia
5) Thailand

8. Renowned cricket writer Peter Roebuck committed suicide recently. He was the captain of which of the following English county teams in the 1980s?
1) Oxford shire
2) Somerset
3) Kent
4) Essex
5) Sussex

9. Which city hosted the 17th International Children's Film Festival in November 2011?
1) Mumbai
2) Bangalore
3) Hyderabad
4) New Delhi
5) None of these

10. Who was named the Male World Athlete of the Year for 2011 by athletics' governing body, the International Association of Athletics Federation (IAAF)?
1) Yohan Blake (Jamaica)
2) Kirani James (Grenada)
3) Usain Bolt (Jamaica)
4) LaShawn Merritt (USA)
5) None of these

11. Sally Pearson, the world 100m hurdles champion, was named the Female World Athlete of the year for 2011 by the IAAF. To which country does she belong?
1) Australia
2) New Zealand
3) U.K.
4) U.S.A.
5) Denmark

12. Which of the following awards/ prizes is given for science?
1) Templeton Prize
2) Jnanpith Award
3) Phalke Ratna
4) Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award
5) None of these

13. Who is the author of the book 'The Exile', which is based on the life of Duleep Singh, the last Maharaja of Lahore?
1) Chetan Bhagat
2) Navtej Sarna
3) Mulk Raj Anand
4) Khushwant Singh
5) None of these

14. Which of the following is not a plantation crop?
1) Rubber
2) Arecanut
3) Cocoa
4) Potato
5) Coconut

15. The term Bull's eye is associated with which of the following sports?
1) Badminton
2) Boxing.
3) Shooting
4) Cricket
5) Hockey

16. Which of the following is/are considered as allied agricultural activity?
1) Poultry
2) Fisheries
3) Dairy
4) Sheep rearing
5) All the above

17. Which of the following program-mes was launched by the government to develop rural infrastructure in India?
1) SHGs
2) Bharat Nirman
3) JNNURM
4) IAY
5) None of these

18. Which of the following is not the name of a foreign bank?
1) BNP Paribas
2) Deutsche Bank
3) Barclays
4) Cathay Pacific
5) RBS

19. Which of the following schemes has been successful in attracting children to come to school and get educated?
1) MGNREGA
2) Food for Work
3) Mid Day Meal
4) NRLM
5) None of these

20. Guru Tegh Bahadur Gold Cup tournament is associated with which of the following sports?
1) Hockey
2) Badminton
3) Cricket
4) Soccer
5) None of these

21. Where is the National Commodity and Derivatives Exchange Limited (NCDEX) located?
1) Hyderabad
2) Mumbai
3) Kolkata
4) Bangalore
5) New Delhi
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22. Which former Chief Election Commissioner is the author of the book 'The Miracle of Democracy: India's Amazing Journey'?
1) T.N.Seshan
2) M.S.Gill
3) B.B.Tandon
4) T.S.Krishnamurthy
5) Navin Chawla

23. What is the full form of 'POS'?
1) Permission of Sale
2) Point of Sale
3) Point of Support
4) Potential of Service
5) None

24. Which of the following is not a banking term?
1) Overdraft
2) CBS
3) Equator
4) Account payee
5) SME Finance

25. The Doing Business Report (DBR) is released every year by which of the following institutions?
1) IMF
2) World Bank
3) WTO
4) ADB
5) UNCTAD

26. Which of the following banking terms is used to describe bad loans?
1) CBS
2) NPA
3) RTGS
4) Prime Loans
5) Prime Assets

27. Which country's currency is called Yen?
1) China
2) North Korea
3) South Korea
4) Japan
5) Thailand

28. Which of the following approves the draft of the Five Year Plans?
1) Planning Commission
2) National Innovation Council
3) National Development Council
4) Finance Commission
5) None of these

29. Which of the following is an extra-constitutional and non-statutory body?
1) Election Commission
2) Finance Commission
3) Planning Commission
4) Union Public Service Commission
5) None of these

30. Which of the following gives Crystal Award?
1) WTO
2) WEF
3) APEC
4) IBRD
5) ADB

31. Which of the following decides the distribution of tax incomes between the central and state governments?
1) Law Commission
2) Pay Commission
3) Planning Commission
4) Finance Commission
5) Administrative Reforms Commission

32. Who is the author of the book 'Termites in the Trading System'?
1) Jagdish Bhagwathi
2) Amartya Sen
3) M.S.Swaminathan
4) Paul Krugman
5) None of these

33. Which of the following is not a football club?
1) Chelsea
2) Arsenal
3) Manchester United
4) Monte Carlo
5) Liverpool

34. Putrajaya is the administrative capital of which of the following countries?
1) Malaysia
2) Indonesia
3) Sri Lanka
4) Nepal
5) None of these

35. Which of the following South American countries is a member of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)?
1) Peru
2) Ecuador
3) Chile
4) Brazil
5) Argentina

ANSWERS:

1) 4 2) 3 3) 5 4) 2 5) 3 6) 5 7) 1 8) 2 9) 3 10) 3 11) 1 12) 4 13) 2 14) 4 15) 3
16) 5 17) 2 18) 4 19) 3 20) 1 21) 2 22) 4 23) 2 24) 3 25) 2 26) 2 27) 4 28) 3 29) 3 30) 2
31) 4 32) 1 33) 4 34) 1 35) 2

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