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Knowledge Quiz Questions for Entrance Exams 100 General Knowledge Quiz Questions for Entrance Exams

1. The speed of light with the rise in the temperature of the medium (1) Increases (3) Remains unaltered (2) Decreases (4) Drops sharply

2. Which from the following rivers does not originate in Indian Territory? (1) Mahanadi (3) Ravi (2) Brahmaputra (4) Chenab

3. The gas predominantly responsible for global warming is (1) Carbon dioxide (3) Nitrous oxide (2) Carbon monoxide (4) Nitrogen peroxide

4. 26th January is India's (1) Independence Day (3) Revolution Day (2) Republic Day (4) Parliament Day

5. Which of the following uses non-conventional Source of Energy? (1) Kerosene lamp (3) Solar lantern (2) Wax candle (4) Torch

6. Electric current is measured by (1) Voltmeter (3) Commutator (2) Anemometer (4) Ammeter

7. The dynamo is a device for converting (1) Heat energy into electrical energy (3) Magnetic energy into electrical energy (2) Mechanical energy into electrical energy (4) None of these

8. Galvanized Iron sheets have a coating of (1) Tin (2) Lead (3) Zinc (4) Chromium

9. The hardest substance available on earth is (1) Platinum (2) Diamond (3) Quartz (4) gold

10. Washing soda is the common name for (1) Calcium carbonate (3) Sodium carbonate (2) Calcium bicarbonate (4) Sodium bicarbonate

11. 2008 Olympic Games were held in (1) China (2) Greece (3) Italy (4) France

12. Who among the following has been appointed as the new Captain of Indian Test Cricket Team? (1) Sachin Tendulkar (3) Anil Kumble (2) Rahul Dravid (4) Mahender Singh Dhoni

13. Who among the following has been selected as new coach for the Indian Cricket Team? (1) Vivian Richards (2) Gary Kirsten (3) Kapil Dev (4) Allan Border

14. The mascot for the 34th National Games held in Jharkhand in 2008, is (1) Sheru (3) Chauva (2) Roopa (4) None of these

15. With which game is the Agha Khan Cup associated? (1) Football (3) Basketball (2) Badminton (4) Hockey

16. The term, L.B.W. is associated with which of the following games? (1) Cricket (2) Hockey (3) Football (4) Polo

17. Wankhede stadium is situated in? (1) Chandigarh (3) Mumbai (2) Bangalore (4) Chennai

18. The Olympic Games are normally held at an interval of (1) 2 years (2) 3 years (3) 4 years (4) 5 years

19. Jaspal Rana is the name associated with which of the following games? (1) Boxing (2) Shooting (3) Archery (4) Weight lifting

20. Netaji Subhash National Institute of Sports is located at (1) Kolkata (2) New Delhi (3) Jhansi (4) Patiala

21. A person wants to contest election for the membership of Gram Panchayat, what should be his age? (1) 18 years or above (3) 21 years of above (2) 19 years or above (4) Minimum 25 years

22. Who summons the joint sitting of the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha? (1) President (3) Chairman of the Rajya Sabha (2) Speaker of the Lok Sabha (4) Prime Minister

23. Which of the following is not a source of revenue to the village panchayat? (1) Property Tax (3) Land Tax (2) House Tax (4) Vehicle Tax

24. All electioneering campaigns during the time of elections are stopped. (1) 48 hours before the appointed time of election results (2) 48 hours before the actual poll (3) 24 hours before the actual poll (4) 36 hours before the actual poll

25. Who appoints the Chief Election Commissioner of India? (1) President (2) Prime Minister (3) Parliament (4) Chief Justice of India

26. The General Budget is presented in the parliament normally in the month of (1) January (2) February (3) Marc (4) Last month of the year

27. Who is the signatory on the Indian currency notes in denomination of two rupees and above? (1) Secretary, Reserve Bank of India (2) Finance Secretary, Minister of Finance (3) Governor, Reserve Bank of India (4) Finance Minister, Ministry of Finance

28. The monetary unit of Bangladesh is (1) Rupee (2) Takka (3) Rupiah (4) Dollar

29. Sellers market denotes a situation where (1) Commodities are available at competitive rates (3) Supply exceeds demand (2) Demand exceeds supply (4) Supply and demand are equal

30. Development means economic growth plus (1) Inflation (2) Deflation (3) Price stability (4) Social change

31. The Abbreviation NAEP stands for (1) National Atomic Energy Planning (2) National Adult education Programme (3) National Authority on Engineering Projects (4) Nuclear and Atomic Energy Project

32. The Abbreviations PSLV stands for (1) Polar Survey Landing Vehicle (2) Polarised Source Laser Viewing (3) Precise Source Locating Vision (4) Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle

33. The term 'epicentre' is associated with (1) Earthquakes (2) Tornadoes (3) Cyclones (4) Earth's interior

34. Which of the following order is given to the plantes of solar system on the basis of their sizes? (1) Jupiter, Saturn, Earth, Mercury (3) Mercury, Earth, Jupiter, Saturn (2) Saturn, Jupiter, Mercury, Earth (4) Earth, Mercury, Saturn, Jupiter

35. The solar eclipse occurs when (1) the sun comes in between the moon and the earth (2) the earth comes in the between the sun and the moon (3) the moon comes in between the sun and the earth (4) None of these

36. The removal of top soil by water or wind is called (1) Soil wash (2) Soil erosion (3) Soil creep (4) Silting of soil

37. Which of the following is suitable for growing cotton? (1) Sandy soil (2) Clayey soil (3) Black soil (4) Alluvial soil

38. Bandipur Sanctuary is located in the State of (1) Tamil Nadu (2) Uttar Pradesh (3) Karnataka (4) Madhya Pradesh

39. Largest State in terms of area, in India is (1) Assam (2) Rajasthan (3) Madhya Pradesh (4) Jammu and Kashmir

40. Koraput is related to which of the following Industry (1) Aeroplane (2) Ship building (3) Iron and steel (4) Electric locomotives

41. Which of the following group of States is the largest producer of tea? (1) West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Himachal Pradesh (2) Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan (3) Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand (4) West Bengal, Assam, Karnataka

42. Which of these has the largest river basin? (1) Brahmaputra (2) Ganga (3) Godavari (4) Sutlej

43. The Indus Valley Civilization was famous for (1) Well-planned cities (3) Development of Art and Architecture (2) Efficient civil organization (4) All of these

44. The Red Fort of Delhi was built by (1) Akbar (2) Shahjehan (3) Jahangir (4) Sher Shah

45. The ancient name of the city of Patna is (1) Pataliputra (2) Kanauj (3) Kausambi (4) Kapilavastu

46. The ancient kingdom of "Avanti" had its capital at (1) Vaishali (2) Kausambi (3) Ujjain (4) Ayodhya

47. When did Vasco-da-Gama come to India (1) 1492 (2) 1498 (3) 1398 (4) 1542

48. The General who gave the firing order at Jallianwala Bag was (1) Tegart (2) Cornwallis (3) Simpson (4) O. Dwyer

49. Gandhiji started Satyagraha in 1919 to protest against the (1) Rowlatt Act (2) Salt Law (3) Act of 1909 (4) Jallianwala Bagh Messacre

50. The Britishers come to India as traders and formed company named (1) Indo-British Company (3) Eastern India Company (2) The Great Britain Company (4) East India Company

51. Mahatma Gandhi was born in (1) Wardha (2) Porbander (3) Sabarmati (4) Ahmedabad

52. Who gave the slogan "You give me blood, I promise you freedom"? (1) Bhagat Singh (3) Subhash Chandra Bose (2) Chandra Shekhar Azad 4) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

53. In which State is Jawahar Tunnel located? (1) Himachal Pradesh (2) Uttaranchal (3) Goa (4) Jammu and Kashmir

54. Where did the dance form aEsMohini AttamaEt develop? (1) Manipur (2) Kerala (3) Karnataka (4) Tamil Nadu

55. On selling three articles at the cost of four article, there will be profit of (1) 25% (2) 100/3 % (3) 75/2% (4) 40%

56. By selling an article for Rs. 40, there is loss of 40%. By selling it for Rs. 80 there is (1) Gain of 20% (2) Loss of 10% (3) Loss of 20% (4) Gain of 10%

57. A number consists of two digits whose sum is 8. If 8 is subtracted from the number, the digits interchange their places. Thenumber is (1) 44 (2) 35 (3) 62 (4) 33

58. A horse is tied to a peg hammered at one of the corner of a rectangular grass field of 40 m by 24 m by a rope 14 m long. Over how much area of the field can the horse graze? (1) 154 m2 (2) 308 m2 (3) 240 m2 (4) 480 m

59. The sides of a triangle are in the ratio 3 : 5 : 7 and its perimeter is 30 cm. The length of the greatest side of the triangle in cm is (1) 6 (2) 10 (3) 14 (4) 16

60. The radius of a right circular cone is 3 cm and its height is 4 cm. The curved surface of the cone will be (1) 12 sq. cm (2) 15 sq. cm (3) 18 sq. cm (4) 21 sq. cm

61. The steam engine was invented by (1) James Watt (2) James Prescott Joule (3) New Commen (4) Isaac Newton

62. Who invented the telephone? (1) Thomas Alva Edison (2) Galileo (3) Alexander Graham Bell (4) G. Marconi

63. Albert Einsten was a famous (1) Physician (2) Chemist (3) Physicist (4) Biologist

64. The fractions 7/11, 16/20, 21/22 when arranged in descending order is (1) 7/11,16/20,21/ (3) 21/22,16/20,7/11 2) 21/22,7/11,16/20 (4) 7/11,21/22,16/20

65. If 10% of a number is subtracted from it, the result is 1800. The number is (1) 1900 (2) 2000 (3) 2100 (4) 2140

66. The number is just preceding 9909 which is a perfect square is (1) 9908 (2) 9900 (3) 9899 (4) 9801

67. In banking ATM stands for (1) Automated Tallying Machine (2) Automatic Teller Machine

(3) Automated Totalling Machine (4) Automated Transaction of Money

68. Which amongst the following Abbreviations stands for organization related to Indian Defence forces? (1) DOD (2) RDSO (3) DRDO (4) DRES

69. Which amongst the following Abbreviations stands for organization related to Indian space programme? (1) NASA (2) ISO (3) ISRO (4) NSAT

70. The injection of anti-toxin is given to prevent (1) Tetanus (2) Tuberculosis (3) Typhoid (4) Filariasis

71. Dental caries are due to (1) Viral infection (2) Contaminated water (3) Bacterial infection (4) Hereditary causes

72. Spinach leaves are rich source of (1) Vitamin A (2) Iron (3) Carotene (4) Vitamin E

73. Which of these is not a mosquito borne disease? (1) Dengue fever (2) Malaria (3) Filariasis (4) Goitre

74. Oranges are rich source of (1) Carbohydrates (2) Fats (3) Proteins (4) Vitamins

75. Which acid is produced when milk gets sour? (1) Tartaric acid (2) Butyric acid (3) Lactic acid (4) Acetic acid

76. AIDS stands for (1) Acquired Immune Disease Syndrome (2) Acquired Immunity Deficient Syndrome (3) Acquired Immune Deficiency (4) Acquired Infection Deficiency Syndrome

77. Stem cuttings are commonly used for re-growing (1) Cotton (2) Banana (3) Jute (4) Sugar Cane

78. Persons with which blood group are called universal donors? (1) AB (2) A (3) O (4) B

79. Silk is produced by (1) Egg of silkworm (2) Pupa of silkworm (3) Larva of silkworm (4) Insect itself

80. Which amongst the following is the train introduced by Indian Railways bringing travel by AC class within the reach of a common man? (1) August Kranti (2) Jan Shatabd (3) Garib Rath (4) Sampark Kranti

81. Approximately how many stations are there on the Indian Railway Network? (1) 6000 (2) 7000 (3) 8000 (4) 9000

82. The Headquarters of North Western Railway is at (1) Abu Road (2) Jodhpur (3) Ajmer (4) Jaipur

83. The new electric railway engines are manufactured in (1) Varanasi (2) Chittaranjan (3) Patiala (4) Chennai

84. Which of the following is true in regard to Indian railway? (1) It is the cheapest means of transportation (2) The chief source of income is transportation of goods (3) It is the only largest employer (4) All of the above

85. The highest gallantry award in India is (1) Ashok Chakra Chakra (2) Paramvir Chakra (3) Mahavir Chakra 4) Param Vishista

86. Oscar prize is related to (1) Literature (2) Films (3) Science (4) Music

87. Arjuna award is given for (1) Bravery in the battle field (3) Excellence in sports (2) Excellence in archery (4) Excellent service during emergency

88. The first Indian recipient of Nobel Prize in Literature is (1) Mother Teresa (2) Rabindranath Tagore (3) Sorijini Naidu (4) C.V. Raman

89. Bismillah Khan is related to (1) Tabla (2) Sarod (3) Flute (4) Shehnai

90. Who is the external affairs minister in the present union Cabinet? (1) Shivraj Patil (3) Priyaranjan Dasmunshi (2) Pranab Mukherjee (4) A.K. Antony

91. Who is the present Union Agriculture Minister? (1) Raghuvansh Prasad Singh (3) Sharad Parwar (2) Manishankar Iyyer (4) Kamalnath

92. Who is the present union Tourism and Culture Minister? (1) Ambika Soni (2) Kapil Sibbal (3) Renuka Chaudhary (4) Sushil Kumar Shinde

93. Who is the chairman of senior selection committee in BCCI? (1) Sunil Gavaskar (2) Dilip Vengasarkar (3) Kapil Dev (4) Chetan Chauhan

94. The assembly elections were held recently in two states namely (1) Gujarat and Andhra Pradesh (2) Madhya Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh (3) Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat (4) Andhra Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh

95. Thermometer is related to degree in the same way as clock is related to (1) Wall (3) Hour (2) Tower (4) Cock

96. The headquarters of the United Nations Union is located at (1) Geneva (2) New York n (3) Rome (4) Washington

97. To work on mobile cell phone which of the following is/are required? (1) Favorable handset (2) Sim card

(3) Service provider network (4) All of the above

98. Find the root value of 36.1 / 102.4 (1) 61 / 34 (2) 19 / 31 (3) 19 / 32 (4) 19 / 33

99. Which of the following keys of personal computer is not available in the key board of traditional typewriters? (1) Tab (2) Spacebar (3) Enter (4) Backspace

100. Which of the following words is not related to the functioning of Internet? (1) Www (2) http (3) e-mail (4) All of the above

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Aptitude Questions - Time & Work Problems

1. If 20 men take 30 days to complete a job. In how many days can 25 men complete the job? a.28 days b.24 days c.36 days d.20 days

2. Fifteen men take 10 days to complete a job working 12 hours a day. How many hours a day should 10 men work to complete the job in 20 days? a.20 days b.8 days c.9 days d.10 days

3. A piece of work can be done by 16 men in 8 days working 12 hours a day. How many men are needed to complete another work, which is three times the first one, in 24 days working 8 hours a day? a.24 men b.29 men c.20 men d.30 men

4. A can do a piece of work in 9 days. B can do the same in 12 days. In how many days can the work be completed if A and B work together? a.5 1/9 days b.5 1/4 days c.5 1/3 days d.5 1/7 days

5. A and B together can do a piece of work in 12 days and A alone can complete the work in 18 days. How long will B alone take to complete the job? a.30 days b.36 days c.6 days d.56 days

6. Anil and Amit can complete a job in 12 days working together. Amit alone can complete it in 16 days. Both of them worked together for 4 days and then Amit left. How long will Anil take to complete the remaining work? a.30 days b.47 days c.32 days d.24 days

7. A and B can do a piece of work in 12 days, B and C can do it in 15 days and C and A can do the same work in 20 days. How long would each take to complete the job? a.1/30, 1/20, 1/60 c.1/20, 1/20, 1/20 b.1/20, 1/30, 1/30 d.1/60, 1/0, 1/30

8. A and B can do a work in 12 days, B and C in 15 days and C and A in 20 days. They all work together for 6 days and then A left. In how many more days can B and C finish the remaining work? a.5 days b.6 days c.8 days d.9 days

9. A can do a work in 12 days. When he had worked for 3 days B joined him. If they complete the work in 3 more days. In how many days can B alone can finish the work? a.5 days b.6 days c.8 days d.9 days

10. A and B together can do a piece of work in 14 2/5 days; B and C together can do the same work in 12 days. After A worked for8 days, B for 12 days C takes up and finished it alone in 6 days. In how many days will each of them do the work, working alone? a.28 days b.24 days c.36 days d.20 days

11. To do a certain work C alone takes twice as long as A and B together. A would take 3 times as long as B and C together. All three together complete the work in 5 days. How long would each take separately? a.15 days b.29 days c.20 days d.10 days

12. 4 men or 5 women can construct a wall in 82 days. How long will it take 5 men and 4 women to do the same? a.30 days b.47 days c.32 days d.40 days

13. If 9 men and 12 boys can do a piece of work in 4 days and 4 men and 16 boys can do the same piece of work in 6 days. How long will 6 men and 24 boys take to complete the same work? a.5 days b.6 days c.8 days d.4 days

14. A certain number of men can do a work in 20 days. If there were 4 more men, the work can be done in 5 days less. How many men were there initially? a.12 days b.18 days c.16 days d.4 days

15. X is 3 times as fast as Y and is able to complete the work in 40 days less than Y. Find the time in which they can complete the work together? a.12 days b.17 days c.19 days d.15 days

16. Sita can finish some work in 12 days working 4 hours a day. Gita can finish the same in 15 days working 3 hours a day. In how many days can they finish it working together at 4-1/2 hours a day? a.5 5/31 days b.5 5/32 days c.5 5/33 days d.5 5/34 days

17. A alone can do a work in 12 days and B alone in 18 days. If C takes twice as long as A and B together, how long will B and C together take to complete the same work? a.5 days b.6 days c.8 days d.4 days

18. A and B each working alone can do a work in 10 and 15 days respectively. They started the work together but B left after sometime and A finished the remaining work in 5 days. After how many days from the start did B leave? a.4 days b.3 days c.2 days d.8 days

19. A contractor decided to complete the work in 40 days and employed 60 men at the beginning and 40 men additionally after 10 days and got the work completed as per schedule. If he had not employed the additional men, how many extra days would he have needed to complete the work? a.30 days b.20 days c.40 days d.45 days

20. A group of 35 men is employed to complete some work in 48 days. After 33 days, 5 more men are employed and the work is finished 1 day ealier. If 5 more men were not employed, how many more days would it have taken beyond the expected period? a.7 day behind schedule c.2 day behind schedule b.3 day behind schedule d.1 day behind schedule

21. A and B working separately can do a piece of work in 6 and 9 days respectively; they work on alternate days starting with A on the first day. In how many days will the work be done? a.4 days b.3 days c.2 days d.7 days

22. A and B working separately can do a piece of work in 6 and 12 days respectively. They work on alternate days starting with Aon the first day. In how many days will the work be completed? a.4 days b.3 days c.2 days d.8 days

23. A and B working separately, can do a piece of work in 12 and 15 days. They work on alternate days starting with A on the first day. In how many days will the work be completed? a.13 1/4 days b.13 2/4 days c.13 3/4 days d.135/4 days

24. A and B working separately can do a piece of work in 20 and 24 days. They work on alternate days starting with B on the first day. In how many days will the work be completed? a.21 5/6 days b.21 1/6 days c.21 4/5 days d. none of these

25. A, B and C can do a piece of work in 4, 5 and 7 days respectively. They got $415 for the job. what is A's share? a.120 b.175 c.160 d.140

26. A,B and C contract a work for $4500. A and B together complete 3/5th of the work and then C takes over and finished the work. What is the amount received by C? a.1200 b.1800 c.1600 d.1400

27. Wages for 40 women for 30 days are $21,600. How many men must work for 25 days to earn $14,400 if the daily wages for a man are double that of a women? a.12 b.14 c.16 d.19

28. A,B and C can together earn $1,620 in 9 days. A and C can earn $600 in 5 days where as B and C in 7 days can earn $910. Find the daily earnings of C? a.Rs 60 b.Rs 70 c.Rs 80 d.Rs 90

29. A can do a piece of work in 20 days and B in 30 days. A starts the work and worked for 6 days. Then B completed the remaining part of the work. In how many days was the work completed? a.24 b.27 c.32 d.34

30. A can do a piece of work in 24 days and B in 48 days. B joins A after A had worked alone for 6 days. In how many more days would the work get completed? a.10 b.11 c.12 d.13

31. P can complete a piece of work in 20 days and Q in 30 days. P worked alone for 4 days and then Q completed the remaining work along with R in 18 days. In how many days can R working alone complete the work? a.60 b.65 c.80 d.90

32) 25 men take 25 days to construct a wall 10 meter high. How many men would be required to construct a similar wall which is 8meter high, if it is planned that the work would be completed in 10 days? a.32 b.40 c.44 d.48

33) 20 cows and 40 goats can be kept for 10 days for $460. What would be the cost of keeping 50 cows and 30 goats for 12 days if the cost of keeping 5 goats is the same as cost of keeping 1 cow? a.888 b.965 c.1007 d.1104

34) A, B and C started the work and after completing 1/5th of the work C left. A and B then worked for 20 days. C then took over from A and B and completed the remaining portion of the work in 12 days. If C takes 40 days to complete the work, in how many days would A alone or B alone complete the work if the efficiencies with which they work is the same? a.40 b.60 c.80 d.100

35) A boy is trying to cover a distance of 100 meters. He takes a jump forward and covers 2m, but every time he jumps forward he also moves 1m backward. In all, how many jumps would be required to cover the distance? a.99 b.100 c.98 d. none of these

36) A piece of work can be completed by 10 men in certain number of days. If there were 2 men less it would have taken 3 more days to complete the work. In how many days can 24 men complete the same work? a.2 b.3 c.4 d.5

37) A is 80 % more efficient than B who is 60% more efficient than C. A takes 40 days less than B to complete a work. A starts the work and works for 25 days and then B takes over. B then work for the next 30 days and then stops. In how much more time can C complete the remaining work? a.20 days b.24 days c.32 days d.40 days

38) 3 men and 5 women can complete a work in 12 days, which 5 men and 12 women can complete in 6 days. In how many days can 4 men and 4 women complete the same work? a.7 b.10 c.11 d.12

39) P and Q agreed to complete a job in 15 days for $6200. P can complete the same job in 50 days and Q in 30 days. They had to take R to complete the work in time. Find R's share in the money earned by them. a.880 b.1240 c.1460 d.2020

40) A and B complete a piece of work in 10 days. B and C in 12 days and C and A in 15 days. All the three of them started working and then B left after 4 days. C left 3 days after that and then immediately B joined A again to complete the remaining work. In how many days was the work completed? a.10 b.12 c.14 d.22

Basic General Knowledge Quiz - Multiple Choices

1.How many languages and dialects are spoken by people all over the world? A.6,000 C.4,000 B.9,000 D.1,000

2.Approximately, how many people speak Chinese language? A.1 billion C.1 lakh -B.1 million D.1 thousand

3.The language with the richest vocabulary is: A.Hindi C.English B.French D.German

4.English Language have more than ?? words: A.4,50,000 C.4,500 B.45,000 D.450

5.The oldest Indian language is: A.Telugu B.Hindu C.Tamil D.Punjabi

6.Which book has been printed in the maximum number of languages and these scripts? A.The Bible C.The Super Book B.Hiraka Sutra D.None of these

7.The only religious book ever printed in a shorthand scripts is: A.The Ramayana C.The bible B.The Mahabharata D.Guru Granth Sahib

8.The oldest printed work in the world, which dates back to AD 868 is: A.The Bible C.The Ramayana B.The Hirake Sutra D.The Mahabharata

9.The largest book, the super book, is ?? and weight is ?? A.270 cm, 300 cm, 252 kg. C.200 cm, 100 cm, 60 kg. B.100 cm, 110 cm, 100 kg. D.None of these

10.Les Hommes de bonne volont Ac is the: A.Longest novel ever published C.The oldest novel B.Shortest novel every published D.None of these

11.The author of the play/book ?Ratnawali? is: A.Tulsidas C.Harsha Vardhan B.Kalidas D.Prem Chand

12.Which of the following in the book/play written by Maithili Sharan Gupt? A.Saket C.Shakuntala B.Satyartha Prakash D.Savitri

13.The book ?Satyartha Prakash? was written by: A.Swami Dayanand C.Sarojini Naidu B.Swami Vivekanand D.Kalidas

14.The play/book ?Shakuntala? was written by: A.Maithili Sharan gupt B.Swami Dayanand C.Kalidas D.Tulsidas

15.Which of the following is the author of ?Song of India, The?: A.Firdausi C.Lala Lajpat Rai B.Sarojini Naidu D.Sri Aurobindo Ghosh

16.The author of the book ?Time machine? is: A.Lewis Carroll C.Charles Lamb B.Robert Louis Stevenson D.H.G. Wells

17.Which of the following book was written by Tulsidas: A.Vinay Patrika B.Ramcharitmanas C.Both (a) and (b) D.Yashodhara

18.The book ?Vish Vriksha? was written by: A.Bankimchandra Chatterjee C.Tulsidas B.Annie Basant D.Kalidas

19.The book ?We Indians? was written by: A.H.G. Wells B.Khushwant Singh C.James Jeans D.Thomas Moore

20.Which of he following is he author of play/book ?Yashodhara?: A.Maithili Sharan Gupt C.Bankimchandra Chatterjee B.Khushwant Singh D.Sarojini Naidu

21.Dhyan Chand was: A.A great hockey player B.Captained he Indian hockey team which won a gold medal in 1936 Berlin Olympics C.Scored 101 goals at the Olympic games and 300 goals in the international matches. D.All the statements are correct

22.Who developed the small pox vaccination? A.Eduard Jenner C.Albert Einstein B.Alexander Fleming D.None of these

23.Euclid was: A.Greek mathematician B.Contributor to the use of deductive principles of logic as the basis of geometry C.Propounded the geometrical theosems D.All the statements are correct

24.Fa-hien was: A.The first Buddhist pilgrim of China to visit India during the reign of Chandragupta Vikramaditya B.The discover of Puerto Rico and Jamaica C.The first Buddhist pilgrim of India to visit China D.None of these

25.Firdausi was: A.A person poet C.Both are correct B.Well known for his epic ?Sharnama? D.None of these

26.Who is also known as the ?Lady with the Lamp?? A.Florence Nightingale C.Rani Laxmibai B.Sarojini Naidu D.Bachendri Pal

27.Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit was: A.A German Physicist C.Devised temperature scale B.Developed the mercury thermometer in 1714 D.All are correct

28.Galileo was an Italian astronomer who: A.Developed the telescope B.Discovered 4 satellites of Jupiter C.Discovered that the movement of the pendulum produces a regular time measurement. D.All are correct

29.Who is known as the father of English poetry? A.Geoffrey Chaucer B.John Milton C.John Keats D.None of these

30.The American General who led the revolt against the British & declared American independence was: A.George Washington C.George Bush B.Bill Clinton D.None of these

31.Marco Polo A.Discovered Greenland B.Traveled three China, India and other parts of Asia D.Discovered Canada

C.Traveled round the cape of Good Hope

32.Who landed on the mainland of South America for the First time? A.Discovered Greenland B.Landed on the mainland of south America C.Discovered the sea route from Europe to India. D.None of these

33.Who was first to sail sound the strait, reached the Philippines and named the Pacific Ocean? A.Ferdinand Magelion C.William Janszoom B.Jacques Carter D.Vasco da Gama

34.Who discovered Australia? A.Eric the Red B.Leif Ericsson C.William Janszoom D.None of these

35.Who located the magnetic pole? A.Sir James Clark B.Rear Admiral C.Sir John Ross D.All the above

36. Who was first to reach the South Pole? A.Rear Admiral C.Capt. R. E. Scett B.Capt. Amundsen D.Sir Edmund Hillary

37.Who was the first to cross the Antarctic? A.Sir Vivian Fuchs & sir Edmund Hillary B.Maj. Yuri Gagarin and Maj. Gherman Titor C.Capt. R. E. Scott D.All of these

38.Who were the first to journey into space? A.Maj. Yori Gagarin and maj. Gherman Titor from Russia B.Comm. Grissom and Col john Glenn from America C.Both are correct D.None of these

39.Who was the first man to ?Walk? in space? A.Col. Leonor from Russia C.Both of this B.Major White from America D.None of these

40.Who were the first to circle the moon? A.Frank boreman, Bill Anders and Jim Lovell B.Neil Armstrong and Edwin Aldrin C.Charles Conrad and Alan Bean D.None of these

41.?Arena? is the special name for playground of: A.Cricket B.Lawn Tennis C.Wrestling D.Skating

42.The national sport of Canada is: A.Tennis and cricket B.Lacrosse C.Judo D.Rugby and Football

43.Badminton is the national sport at: A.Malaysia B.Scotland C.China D.Former soviet Union

44.Where is the Vallabhbhai Patel stadium located? A.Kolkata B.Mumbai C.Chennai D.Delhi

45.Where is the sports stadium, Green Park, located? A.Kanpur B.Jamshedpur C.Cuttack D.Patiala

46.For which of the following disciplines in Nobel Prize awarded? A.Physics and chemistry C.Literature, Peace and Economics B.Physiology or Medicine D.All the above

47.On which date is Nobel Prize awarded? A.December 10 B.January 10 C.April 10 D.July 10

48.The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, awarded the Noble Prize in: A.Physics B.Economics C.Chemistry D.(a) and (c)

49.The committee of the Norwegian Parliament awards the prize for: A.Economics B.Peace C.Medicine D .Literature

50.Dr. Linus Carl Pauling is the only person to have won two Nobel Prizes individually for: A.Chemistry in 1954, peace prize in 1962 B.Peace prize in 1954, Chemistry in 1962 C.Physics in 154, Medicine in 1962 D.Medicine in 1954, Physics in 1962

Answers

1. b2. a3. c4. a5. C 6. a7. c8. b9. a10. a 11. c12. a13. a14. c15. B 16. d17. c18. a19. b20. a 21. d22. a23. d24. a25. C 26. a27. d28. d29. a30. a 31. b32. b33. a34. c35. D 36. b37. a38. c39. c40. a 41. c42. b43. a44. b45. A 46. d47. a48. d49. b50. a

Multiple choices Quiz Questions about Human Body with Answers.

1.What is the body temperature of a normal man? A.81.1Oc B.36.9oC C.98.6oC D.21.7oC

2.Which of the following helps in clotting of blood? A.Vitamin B1 B.Vitamin B2 C.Vitamin D D.Vitamin K

3.Total volume of blood in a normal adult human being is A.5-6 liters C.8-10 liters B.3-4 liters D.10-12 liters

4.Red blood corpuscles are formed in the A.Liver C.Kidneys B.Bone marrow D.Heart

5.How many bones are there in an adult human being? A.210 B.260 C.206 D.300

6.The pancreas secretes A.Insulin C.Peptic juice B.Bile juice D.None of these

7.Tibia is a bone found in the A.Skull B.Arm C.Leg D.Face

8.The largest part of the human brain is the A.Medulla oblongata C.Cerebrum B.Cerebellum D.None of these

9.What is the main component of bones and teeth? A.Calcium carbonate C.Calcium sulphate B.Calcium phosphate D.Calcium nitrate

10.The main constituent of hemoglobin is A.Chlorine B.Iron C.Calcium D.None of these

11.The main function of the kidney is A.To control blood pressure C.To remove waste product from the body B.To control body temperature D.To help in digestion of food

12.The function of hemoglobin is A.Transportation of oxygen C.Prevention of anemia B.Destruction of bacteria D.Utilization of energy

13.Which of the following glands secrete tears? A.Lachrymal B.Pituitary C.Thyroid D.Pancreas

14.Which is the largest gland in the human body? A.Thyroid B.Liver C.Pancreas D.None of these

15.Which is the largest organ in the human body? A.Liver B.Heart C.Skin D.Kidney

16.A person of which of the following blood groups is called a universal donor? A.O B.AB C.A D.B

17.Which gland in the human body is called the master gland? A.Pancreas B.Thyroid C.Pituitary D.Spleen

18.How many bones are there in a newly born infant? A.206 B.230 C.280 D.300

19.Which of the following have maximum calorific value? A.Carbohydrates C.Proteins B.Fats D.Vitamins

20.Which of the following vitamins promote healthy functioning of eyes in human beings? A.Vitamin B C.Vitamin A B.Vitamin C D.Vitamin D

21.The average heartbeat per minute in a normal man is A.50 B.70 C.80 D.100

22.A person with which of the following blood groups can receive blood of any group? A.A B.AB C.B D.O

23.Malaria is a disease which effects the A.Heart B.Lungs C.Spleen D.Kidneys

24.Which of the following diseases is caused by virus? A.Small pox B.Tuberculosis C.Malaria D.Cholera

25.Medulla oblongata is a part of human A.Heart B.Brain C.Liver D.Sex organ

26.Myopia is a disease connected with A.Ears B.Eyes C.Lungs D.Brain

27.Leukemia is a disease of the A.Lungs B.Blood C.Skin D.Nerves

28.Short-sightedness can be corrected by using A.Convex lens C.Convex-concave lens B.Concave lens D.Concave-convex lens

29.Trachoma is a disease of the A.Liver B.Eyes C.Lungs D.Kidneys

30.Match the following Column I A.Beriberi 1. Column II Vitamin A

B.Scurvy 2. C.Rickets 3. D.Night Blindness 4.

Vitamin B Vitamin C Vitamin D

ABCD (a) 3 2 1 4 (c) 2 3 4 1 (b) 2 1 3 4 (d) 2 3 1 4

1.Typhoid and cholera are typical examples of A.Infectious diseases C.Water-borne disease B.Air-borne disease D.None of these

2.Pyorrhea is a disease of the A.Nose B.Gums C.Heart D.Lungs

3.Lack of what causes diabetes. A.Sugar B.Insulin C.Calcium D.Vitamins

4.Appendix is appendix is a part of A.Small intestine C.Stomach B.Large intestine D.Liver

5.Match the following columns Column I A.Cataract 1. Column II Bones

B.Jaundice 2. C.Diabetes 3. D.Arthritis 4. ABCD (a) 2 3 4 1 (c) 1 3 4 2

Eyes Liver Pancreas

(b) 2 3 1 4 (d) 3 2 4 1

1.Bronchitis is a disease of which of the following organs? A.Blood B.Bladder C.Liver D.Respiratory tract

2.ECG is used for the diagnosis of aliments of A.Brain B.Heart C.Kidneys D.Lungs

3.Biopsy is done on A.Tissues taken from a dead body C.Blood from veins B.Tissues taken form a living body D.Blood from arteries

4.Barium is used for A.Checking blood group C.X-ray of brain B.X-ray of alimentary canal D.None of these

5.Dialysis is used for the treatment of A.Kidney failure C.Brain diseases B.Heart weakness D.None of these

6.Insulin is injected into the intestines by A.Pancreas C.Stomach B.Liver D.Gall bladder

7.Lock Jaw, i.e., difficulty in opening the mouth is a symptom of A.Cholera C.Tetanus B.Plague D.Diphtheria

8.Which of the following pairs is incorrect? A.Plague-rats C.Tapeworm-pig B.Rabies-dog D.Poliomyelitis-monkey

9.Match the following columns Column I A.Air-borne 1. B.Water-borne 2. C.Contact 3. D.Wound 4. ABCD (a) 2 3 1 4 (b) 2 3 4 1 (c) 3 2 4 1 (d) 4 3 2 1 Column II Tetanus Tuberculosis Cholera Syphilis

1.Ricketts is a disease of the A.Bones B.Tissue C.Muscles D.Blood

2.Which of the following statements is correct A.Pulmonary artery carries pure blood

B.Pulmonary artery carries impure blood C.Pulmonary vein carries impure blood D.None of these

3.Lungs are situated in the A.Abdominal cavity C.Buccal cavity 4.The human cell contains A.44 chromosomes C.46 chromosomes B.48 chromosomes D.23 chromosomes B.Pericardial cavity D.Thoracic cavity

5.Enzymes help in A.Respiration C.Immune system B.Digestion of food D.Reproduction

6.Food is normally digested in the A.Liver B.Stomach C.Small intestines D.Large intestines

Answers

1. b2. d3. a4. b5. C 6. a7. c8. c9. b10. b 11. c12. a13. a14. b15. C 16. a17. c18. d19. a20. c 21. b22. b23. c24. a25. B 26. b27. b28. b29. b30. c 31. c32. b33. b34. b35. A 36. d37. b38. b39. b40. a 41. d42. c43. d44. b45. A 46. b47. d48. c49. b50. C

1. If 2x-y=4 then calculate 6x-3y=? (a)15 (b)12 (c)18 (d)10

Answer: (b)

2. If x=y=2z and xyz=256 then what is the value of x? (a)12 Answer: (b) (b)8 (c)16 (d)6

3. Calculate (1/10)18 - (1/10)20 = ? (a) 99/1020 Answer: (a) (b) 99/10 (c) 0.9 (d) none of these

4. Pipe A can fill an empty tank in 20 minutes and Pipe B in 30 mins and Pipe C can empty the same in 40 mins. If all of them work together, find the time taken to fill the tank? (a) 17 1/7 mins Answer: (a) (b) 20 mins (c) 8 mins (d) none of these

5. Thirty men take 20 days to complete a job working 9 hours a day. How many hour a day should 40 men work to complete the job? (a) 8 hrs Answer: (b) (b) 7 1/2 hrs (c) 7 hrs (d) 9 hrs

6. Find the smallest number in a GP whose sum is 38 and product 1728? (a) 12 Answer: (c) (b) 20 (c) 8 (d) none of these

7. A boat travels 20 kms upstream in 6 hours and 18 kms downstream in 4 hours. Find the speed of the boat in still water and the speed of the water current? (a) 1/2 kmph Answer: (b) (b) 7/12 kmph (c) 5 kmph (d) none of these

8. A goat is tied to one corner of a square plot of side 12 meter by a rope 7 meter long. Find the area it can graze? (a) 38.5 sq.m Answer: (a) (b) 155 sq.m (c) 144 sq.m (d) 19.25 sq.m

9. Mr. Sharma decided to walk down the escalator of a tube station. He found that if he walks down 26 steps, he requires 30 seconds to reach the bottom. However, if he steps down 34 stairs he would only require 18 seconds to get to the bottom. If the time is measured from the moment the top step begins to descend to the time he steps off the last step at the bottom, find out the height of the stair way in steps? Answer: 46 steps.

10. The average age of 10 members of a committee is the same as it was 4 years ago, because an old member has been replaced by ayoung member. Find how much younger is the new member? Answer: 40 years.

11. Three containers A, B and C have volumes a, b, and c respectively; and container A is full of water while the other two are empty. If from container A water is poured into container B which becomes 1/3 full, and into container C which becomes 1/2 full, how much water is left in container A?

12. ABCE is an isosceles trapezoid and ACDE is a rectangle. AB = 10 and EC = 20. What is the length of AE? Answer: AE = 10.

13. In the given figure, PA and PB are tangents to the circle at A and B respectively and the chord BC is parallel to tangent PA. If AC = 6 cm, and length of the tangent AP is 9 cm, then what is the length of the chord BC? Answer: BC = 4 cm.

15. Three cards are drawn at random from an ordinary pack of cards. Find out the probability that they will consist of a king, aqueen and an ace? Answer: 64/2210.

16. A number of cats got together and decided to kill between them 999919 mice. Every cat killed an equal number of mice. Each cat killed more mice than there were cats. How many cats do you think were there? Answer: 991.

17. If Log2 x - 5 Log x + 6 = 0, then what would the value(s) of x be? Answer: x = e2 or e3.

18. The square of a two digit number is divided by half the number. After 36 is added to the quotient, this sum is then divided by 2. The digits of the resulting number are the same as those in the original number, but they are in reverse order. The ten's place of the original number is equal to twice the difference between its digits. What is the number? Answer: 46

19. Can you tender a one rupee note in such a manner that there shall be total 50 coins but none of them would be 2 paise coins?

Answer: 45 one paisa coins, 2 five paise coins, 2 ten paise coins, and 1 twenty-five paise coins.

20. A monkey starts climbing up a tree 20ft. tall. Each hour, it hops 3ft. and slips back 2ft. How much time would it take the monkey to reach the top? Answer: 18 hours.

21. What is the missing number in this series? 8 2 14 6 11 ? 14 6 18 12 Answer: 9

22. A certain type of mixture is prepared by mixing brand A at Rs. 9/kg with brand B at Rs. 4/kg. If the mixture is worth Rs. 7/kg, how many kgs. of brand A are needed to make 40 kgs. of the mixture? Answer: Brand A needed is 24 kgs.

23. A wizard named Nepo says "I am only three times my son's age. My father is 40 years more than twice my age. Together the three of us are a mere 1240 years old." How old is Nepo? Answer: 360 years old.

24. One dog tells the other that there are two dogs in front of me. The other one also shouts that he too had two behind him. How many are they? Answer: Three.

25. A man ate 100 bananas in five days, each day eating 6 more than the previous day. How many bananas did he eat on the first day? Answer: Eight.

26. If it takes five minutes to boil one egg, how long will it take to boil four eggs? Answer: Five minutes.

27. The minute hand of a clock overtakes the hour hand at intervals of 64 minutes of correct time. How much a day does the clock gain or lose? Answer: 32 8/11 minutes.

28. Solve for x and y: 1/x - 1/y = 1/3, 1/x2 + 1/y2 = 5/9. Answer: x = 3/2 or -3 and y = 3 or -3/2.

29. Daal is now being sold at Rs. 20/kg. During last month its rate was Rs. 16/kg. By how much percent should a family reduce its consumption so as to keep the expenditure fixed? Answer: 20%.

30. Find the least value of 3x + 4y if x2y3 = 6. Answer: 10.

31. Can you find out what day of the week was January 12, 1979? Answer: Friday.

32. A garrison of 3300 men has provisions for 32 days, when given at a rate of 850 grams per head. At the end of 7 days are inforcement arrives and it was found that now the provisions will last 8 days less, when given at the rate of 825 grams per head. How, many more men can it feed? Answer: 1700 men.

33. From 5 different green balls, four different blue balls and three different red balls, how many combinations of balls can be chosen taking at least one green and one blue ball? Answer: 3720.

34. Three pipes, A, B, & C are attached to a tank. A & B can fill it in 20 & 30 minutes respectively while C can empty it in 15 minutes. If A, B & C are kept open successively for 1 minute each, how soon will the tank be filled? Answer: 167 minutes. 35. A person walking 5/6 of his usual rate is 40 minutes late. What is his usual time? Answer: 3 hours 20 minutes.

RRB quest models

1. When was the first underground railway (Metro Railway) started? (a) 1982 (b) 1989 (c) 1984 (d) 1992 Answer: C

2. Shatabdi Express train was started in (a) 1984 (b) 1988 (c) 1990 (d) 1985 Answer: B

3. At which of the following places Diesel Component Works is established? (a) Jamshedpur (b) Patiala (c) Perambur (d) Varanasi Answer: B

4. Which Zone is the largest in Indian Railways? (a) Central Railway (b) Northern Railway (c) Eastern Railway (d) Western Railway Answer: C

5. The railway station situated in the extreme south is (a) Chennai (b) Cochin (c) Kanyakumari (d) Trivandrum Answer: C

6. A platform surrounded by rail lines from all the four sides, is called (a) dock platform (b) passenger platform (c) island platform (d) goods platform Answer: C

7. When was the nationalization of Indian Railways done? (a) 1952 (b) 1950 (c) 1951 (d) 1954 Answer: B

8. In which year Research, Design and Standard organization was established? (a) 1954 (b) 1957 (c) 1959 (d) 1967 Answer: B

9. Railway Staff College is situated at (a) Bangalore (b) Secundrabad (c) Chennai (d) Vadodara Answer: D

10. Where is the Research, Design and Standard Organisation situated? (a) Lucknow (b) Bangalore (c) Pune (d) New Delhi Answer: A

11. Which is the following pairs of regional Railways and their headquarters not true? (a) South-Central Railway Secunderabad (c) South Railway Chennai Answer: B (b) Central railway - Bhopal (d) North Railway - New Delhi

12. Between which of the destinations the first Indian train was started? (a) From Calcutta to Delhi (b) From Mumbai to Thane (c) From Mumbai to Surat (d) From Mumbai to Madras Answer: B

13. When was the first train in Indian started? (a) 1851 (b) 1852 (c) 1853 (d) 1854 Answer: C

14. In which Governor-Generals reign railway lines in India were established? (a) Lord William Bentick (c) Lord Kenning Answer: D (b) Lord Cornwallis (d) Lord Dalhousie

15. A station where the rail lines end, is called (a) junction station (c) block station Answer: D (b) way-side-station (d) terminal station

16. How much distance was traveled by first train of India? (a) 33 km (b) 36 km (c) 34 km (d) 46 km Answer: C

17. What is the position of the Indian Railway in the world according to the length of rail lines? (a) First (b) Second (c) Third (d) Fourth Answer: D

18. What is the length of North-Eastern Frontier Railway (NEFR)? (a) 4300 Km (b) 3700 Km (c) 4290 km (d) 5298 km Answer: B

19. The headquarters of North-Eastern railway is situated at (a) Mumbai (V.T) (b) Guwahati (c) Gorakhpur (d) New Delhi Answer: C

20. When was the North-Eastern frontier Railway (NEFR) established? (a) 15th Jan, 1958 (c) 2nd Jan, 1956 Answer: A (b) 15th Jan, 1955 (d) 14th April, 1952

21. The headquarters of North -Eastern Frontier Railway (NEFR) is (a) Calcutta Answer: B (b) Maligaon (Guwahati) (c) Chennai (d) Gorakhpur

22. In which of the following cities, the first sub-way train was started? (a) Mumbai Answer: C (b) Delhi (c) Calcutta (d) Chennai

23. General Manger is responsible for (a) Railway Board (c) Both railway Board and Railway Ministry Answer: A (b) Railway Ministry (d) None of these

24. The headquarters of South-Central Railways is situated at (a) Mumbai (V.T) (b) Chennai Answer: C (c) Secundrabad (d) Mumbai (Central)

25. The headquarters of Northern Railway is at (a) New Delhi Answer: A (b) Guwahati (c) Gorakhpur (d) Mumbai (V.T)

26. The headquarters of South Railways is situated at (a) Calcutta Answer: B (b) Chennai (c) Delhi (d) Mumbai

27. In which institution the training of electric work is being given? (a) Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering (b) Indian Railways Institute of Electrical Engineering (c) Railway Staff College (d) Indian Railways Institute of Civil Engineering Answer: B

28. Who invented the railway engine? (a) Charles Babbage (c) James Watt Answer: D (b) Isaac Newton (d) George Stephenson

29. Where is the Indian Railways Institute of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Insttitue situated? (a) Nasik Answer: C (b) Baroda (c) Jamalpur (d) Pune

30. Metro Railway is functioning in which of the following Indian States? (a) Gujarat Answer: C (b) Maharashtra (c) West Bengal (d) Tamil Nadu

31.The zone with the minimum length is (a) North-Eastern Railway (c) South-East Railway Answer: B (b) North-Eastern Frontier Railway (d) South-Central Railway

32. Where is the Indian Railways Institute of Civil Engineering Institute situated? (a) Pune Answer: A -(b) Chennai (c) Nasik (d) Sikandrabad

33. How many training institutions of Railways are in India? (a) Three Answer: C (b) Four (c) Five (d) Six

34. What is the position of the Indian Railway under the zonal system? (a) First Answer: B (b) Second (c) Third (d) Forth

35. Which of the gauges is used in the hilly areas? (a) Broad gauge (c) Narrow gauge Answer: C (b) Meter gauge (d) Special gauge

36. Where is the extreme north of India a railway station? (a) Jammutavi Answer: A (b) Amritsar (c) Pathancoat (d) Guwahat

37. How many institutions do give suggestions for railways technology? (a) One Answer: B (b) Two (c) Three (d) Four

38. Diesel Locomotive Works is situated at (a) Perambur Answer: B ( b) Varanasi (c) Kapurthala (d) Bangalore

39. The manufacturing of steam engine in Chittranjan Locomotive Works was stopped in (a) 1974 Answer: C (b) 1961 (c) 1971 (d) 1973

40. The passenger bogies of the Indian Railways are manufactured at which of the following places? (a) Kapurthala Answer: C (b) Chittranjan (c) Perambur (d) Bangalore

41. Indian Railways which is the largest of the Public Sector Enterprises, is divided in how many regions? (a) 7 Answer: B (b) 9 (c) 8 (d) 10

42. Besides Mahrashtra, Karnataka and Goa, which of the following is the fourth State for Konakan Railway Project? (a) Kerala Answer: A (b) Tamil Nadu (c) Gujarat (d) Andhra Pradesh

43. Palace On Wheels train was inaugurated in which year? (a) 1988 Answer: C (b) 1972 (c) 1982 (d) 1965

44. When was the Central Railway established? (a) 5th Nov 1951 Answer: A (b) 14th Nov 1951 (c) 14th April 1951 (d) 16th August, 1951

45. Rajasthan is under which of the following railway zones? (a) Northern region (c) North-Western region Answer: B (b) Western region (d) Central Region

46. The largest national enterprise of India is (a) Indian Railway (b) Indian Shipyard Answer: A (c) Airways (d) None of these

47. The first locomotive which was manufactured in Chittaranjan on (a) Nov 1950 Answer: A (b) Oct 1950 (c) Sep 1949 (d) Oct 1954

48. Where is the wheel and axle plant of Indian Railways situated? (a) Chittranjan Answer: C (b) Kapurthala (c) Bangalore (d) Perambur

49. When was the Jammu City appeared on the map of Indian Railway? (a) 1965 Answer: D (b) 1963 (c) 1967 (d) 1965

50. Where is the headquarters of Central Railway situated? (a) Mumbai (V.T) (c) Gwalior Answer: A (b) Mumbai (Church Gate) (d) Gorakhpur

SBI CLERKS EXAM GENERAL AWARENESS QUESTIONS (EXAM HELD ON 16-01-2011)

1. South africa currency is: Ans: Rand

2. World boxing championship won by : Ans: Vijendra Singh

3. Somdev barman related with: Ans: lawn tennis

4. RIM is from which country: Ans: RIm is a Candaian companywhich develops Blackberry phones

5. Award in the field of cinema is: Ans: Dadasaheb Phalke.

7. Asian games 2010 were held in: Ans: China.

8. Which of the following has not received LG ICC Awards: Ans: Ishant sharma

9. what is MFI Ans: Micro Finance Institutions:

10. Which of the following is not related to Hockey: Ans: pull

11. EMI stands for: Ans: Equated Monthly Installment

12. RBI Changes reverse repo rate by: Ans: 25%.

13. India had military exercise with: Ans: France

14. Name of Chetan Bhagat book: Ans: 3 mistakes of my life.

15 . Antaheen National Award winning film is in: Ans: Bengali language

16. Miss universe 2010 is: Ans: Ximena Navarrete

17. Current Indian Railway minister is: Ans: Mamta Banerjee.

19. Which Counry is trying its currency Yuan to maintain its market value: Ans: China

20. PDS is: Ans: Public distribution system:

21. which was not in CWG no medal won: Ans: Mahindra Singh Dhoni.

22 . Mike Russell related with: Ans: billiards

24. Stainless steel contains: Ans: chromium

25 . In October 2010 elections held: Ans: Kyrgyzstan

26. Black berry services is from: Ans: Canada

SBI POs EXAM QUESTIONS General Awareness

1. What is the population of India ? (A) 98 crores (C) More than 1 billion (E) 96 crores (B) More than 2 billion (D) Less than 96 crores

2. Thermostat is an instrument used to_________ (A) measure flow of current (C) regulate temperature (E) None of these (B) measure intensity of voltage (D) regulate velocity of sound

3. Wimbledon Trophy is associated with________ (A) Football (C) Hockey (E) Lawn Tennis (B) Cricket (D) Basketball

4. GNP stands for_________ (A) Gross National Product (C) Grand Nuclear Process (E) None of these (B) Group Net Product (D) Group Networking Process

5. Acoustics is the science of the study of_________ (A) Light (B) Sound (C) Electricity (D) Magnetism (E) None of these

6. Noise pollution is measured in the unit called_____ (A) micron (D) ampere (B) nautical miles (E) decibel (C) ohms

7. Heavy Water is used in which of the following types of indus-tries ? (A) Sugar (C) Textile (B) Nuclear Power (D) Coal

(E) None of these

8. Who amongst the following is the author of the book Indomi-table Spirit?? (A) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (C) Justice K. G. Balakrishna (E) None of these (B) Dr. Manmohan Singh (D) Mr. Natwar Singh

9. Which of the following is not the name of popular IT/Software Company ? (A) Wipro (B) Mastek (E) Infosys (C) Toyota (D) IBM

10. aE~YenaE? is the currency of_________ (A) South Korea (B) China (C) Indonesia (D) Malaysia (E) None of these

11. Baichung Bhutia whose name was in news is a well known__________ (A) Music Director of Indian films (C) Journalist (D) Politician (B) English author of Indian origin (E) Sports Personality

12. Richter Scale? is used to measure which of the following? (A) Intensity of Tsunami Waves (C) Density of salt in Sea water (E) None of these (B) Intensity of Earthquake (D) Flow of electric current

13. Which of the following best explains e-governance? (A) Improving the functioning of government (B) Teaching government emp-loyees the basics of computing (C) Delivery of public services through internet (D) Framing of cyber-laws of chatting on internet (E) Convergence of e-mail and video-conferencing

14. CAS is associated with which of the following? (A) Legal System Reforms (C) Cable T.V. (E) None of these (B) Piped gas line (D) Mobile phone regulation

15. Tata Steel recently acquired the Corus, a steel giant situated in_____ (A) South Africa (C) Australia (E) Britain (B) Ukraine (D) Italy

16. Which of the following is the abbreviated name of the Organization/Agency working in the field of Space Research? (A) ISBN (B) ISRO (C) INTELSET (D) INTACH (E) None of these

17. Handshaking? in Networking parlance means (A) connecting computers to a hub (B) distributed Networks

(C) having same operating system on different computers (D) sending e-mail (E) None of these

18. VAT stands for (A) Value And Tax (C) Virtual Action Tasks (E) None of these (B) Value Added Tax (D) Virtual Assessment Tech-nique

19. Alzheimeras disease is the ailment of which of the following organs/parts of the human body ? (A) Kidney (C) Liver (E) Brain (B) Heart (D) Stomach

20. Global warming is a matter of concern amongst the nations these days. Which of the follo-wing countries is the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the World ? (A) U.S.A. (C) India (E) None of these (B) China (D) Britain

21. Which of the following books has been written by Bill Gates ? (A) Microsoft Secrets (C) The Elephant Paradigm (E) None of these (B) The Road Ahead (D) e-commerce

22. Which of the following is the name of the social network service run by the Google on the internet? (A) Online Space (C) Net-Space (E) None of these (B) Orkut (D) Wikipedia

23. Which of the following states is a relatively new addition? (A) Goa (B) Delhi (C) Uttarakhand (E) Bihar

(D) Himachal Pradesh

24. DOT stands for___________ (A) Disc Operating Therapy (B) Department of Telephones

(C) Directorate of Technology (D) Damage on Time (E) None of these

25. Which of the following States/ parts of India is completely land locked having no contact with sea ? (A) Karnataka (C) Maharashtra (E) None of these (B) Orissa (D) North-East

26. TRAI regulates the functioning of which of the following services? (A) Telecom (C) Port (E) None of these (B) Trade (D) Transport

27. At present for the ATMs in India, the most commonly used net-work communication mode is__________ (A) Very Small Aperture Termi-nal (VSAT) (B) General Packet Radio Ser-vice(GPRS) (C) Code Division Multiple Access(CDMA) (D) Dial-in Connection (E) None of these

28. Which of the following is not a foreign bank operating in India ? (A) DBS Bank Ltd. (C) J. P. Morgan Chase Bank (E) All are Foreign Banks (B) Sonali Bank (D) Shinhan Bank

29. Who is the author of the book Future Shock ? (A) Alvin Toffler (C) Napoleon Hill (E) None of these (B) Tom Peters (D) Kenneth Blanchard

30. Apex fares are________ (A) more than the normal fare (C) offered only to corporate clients (B) less than the normal fare (D) applicable to late night flights only

(E) applicable to international flights only

31. Who amongst the following is the Director of the film Water? which was in news ? (A) Vidhu Vinod Chopra (B) Mrinal Sen (C) Gulzar (D) Mahesh Bhatt

32. The 10th plan period is up to_______ (A) 2007 (B) 2008 (C) 2009 (D) 2010 (E) None of these

33. OPEC is a group of countries which are_______ (A) exporting oil (C) rich and developed (E) nuclear powers (B) producting cotton (D) developing and poor

34. Intel Company mainly pro-duces______ (A) Hard disks (E) None of these (B) VCDs (C) Monitors (D) Software

35. Who amongst the following is the M.D./Chairman of one of the major Steel Companies? (A) Shri L. N. Mittal (C) Shri Vijaypat Singhania (E) Shri Anil Agarwal (B) Shri K. K. Birla (D) Shri Mukesh Ambani

36. Who is the President of Nass-com? (A) Kiran Karnik (C) Pramod Desai (E) None of these (B) Narayana Murthy (D) Devang Mehta

37. Which of the following awards is not given for excellence in the field of literature ? (A) Booker Prize (D) Arjun Award (B) Nobel Prize (C) Pulitzer Price

(E) Bharatiya Gnanpith Award

38. Singur? which was in news is a place in_____________ (A) Orissa (B) West Bengal (C) Jharkhand (D) Bihar

(E) Maharashtra

39. Who amongst the following is the author of the book series named as Harry Potter? (A) J. K. Rowling (C) Julia Roberts (E) None of these (B) Lindsay Lohan (D) Sandra Bullock

40. Which of the following Satellites recently dedicated donation helps Direct to Home Television Ser-vice in India? (A) Matsat (C) InsataE"4b (E) None of these (B) Edusat (D) InsataE"IB

41. Many times we read some news items about the West Bank? West Bank? is situated at the western side of the river__________ (A) Mississippi (C) Nile (E) None of these (B) Amazon (D) Jordan

42. Which of the following phenomenon is considered responsible for Global Warming? (A) Greenhouse Gas Effect (C) Dry Farming (E) None of these (B) Fox Fire (D) Radioactivity

43. Which of the following instruments is not issued by a bank? (A) Demand Draft (C) Debit Card (B) Pay Order (D) Credit Card

(E) National Saving Certificate

44. Name of Jyoti Randhawa is asso-ciated with which of the following games ? (A) Golf (C) Hockey (E) None of these (B) Badminton (D) Chess

45. Which of the following Software Companies recently launched its education portal Unlimited Potential? in India ? (A) Microsoft (C) Wipro (E) None of these (B) Infosys (D) TCS

46. Polly Umrigar who died was a well known___________ (A) Cricketer (C) Golfer (E) Hockey Player (B) Tennis Player (D) Chess Player

47. In India Census is done after a gap of every____________ (A) Five years (B) Seven years (E) Fifteen years

(C) Eight years (D) Ten years

48. Prof. Muhammad Yunus the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize 2006 is the exponent of which of the following concepts in the field of banking? (A) Core Banking (C) Retail Banking (E) Internet Banking (B) Micro Credit (D) Real Time Gross Settlement

49. Who amongst the following was India official candidate for the post of UNO Secretary Gene- ral? (A) Mr. Shyam Saran (C) Mr. Shashi Tharoor (E) None of these (B) Dr. C. Rangarajan (D) Mr. Vijay Nambiar

50. Mr. Gordon Brown has taken over as the Prime Minister of_______ (A) Italy (C) France (E) Britain Answers with Explanation:1. (C) 2. (C) 3. (E) 4. (A) 5. (B) 6. (E) 7. (B) 8. (A) 9. (C) 10. (E) 11. (E) 12. (B) 13. (C) 14. (C) 15. (E) 16. (B) 17. (A) 18. (B) 19. (E) 20. (B) 21. (B) 22. (B) 23. (C) 24. (E) 25. (D) 26. (A) 27. (A) 28. (E) 29. (A) . 30. (B) 31. (E) 32. (A) 33. (A) 34. (E) 35. (A) 36. (A) 37. (D) 38. (b) 39. (a) 40. (c) 41. (d) 42. (a) 43. (e) 44. (a) 45. (a) 46. (a) 47. (D) 48. (b) 49. (C) 50. (E) (B) Canada (D) South Africa

VIJAYA BANK PROBATIONARY OFFICERS General Awareness on Socio-Economic Developments

1. The Foreign Exchange Reserve of India are kept in the custody of (A) World Bank (C) Prime Minister Rahat Kosh (E) None of these (B) International Monetary Fund (D) Reserve Bank of India

2. The Reserve Bank of India issues coins and notes of various denominations. At present RBI does not issue coins of which of the following denominations? (A) 10 paise (C) 25 paise (E) 1A.00 Rupee (B) 20 paise (D) 50 paise

3. The European Union has adopted which of the following as a common currency? (A) Dollar (B) Dinar (C) Yen (D) Peso (E) Euro

4. Various Banks in the country have installed machines which disburse money to general public. These machines are called (A) Coin dispensing machines (C) Debit Card Machines (E) None of these (B) ATMs (D) Ledger Machines

5. Which of the following namesis not associated with the insurance business in India ? (A) Bajaj Allianz (B) LIC (C) GIC (D) Tata AIG (E) GE Money

6. Commodity Exchanges at various places in India are trading in many metals like gold, silver, etc. Many times we read in newspapers that gold no more has mained the highest trading option and has been replaced by a non-traditional metal known as (A) copper (C) zinc (E) None of these (B) steel (D) white gold

7. Which of the following is known as Plastic money ? 1. Demand Draft 3. Debit Card (A) Only 1 (B) Only 2 (C) Only 3 (D) Both 2 and 3 (E) All 1, 2 and 3 2. Credit Card

8. Many a time we see a term in newspapers IPO?. What is the full form of the same ? (A) Indian Public Offer (C) Industrial Purchase Order (E) Initial Public Offer (B) Institutional Purchase (D) Indian Purchase Offer

9. Many a times we read in financial newspapers a term/name NMCEX. What is the full form of the same ? (A) New Multi Capital Exchange Exchange (C) National Multi Commodity Exchange (E) None of these (B) National Medium Commodity

(D) Net Marketable Commodity Exchange

10. Many Banks these days are entering into business of offering loans against property. This business of the banks can be categorized under which of the following heads of banking ? (A) Corporate Banking (C) Merchant Banking (E) None of these (B) Personal Banking (D) Portfolio Management Service

11. Which of the following organizations/banks has done a commendable work in the field of micro finance and was awarded Nobel Prize also in the past ? (A) Gramin Bank of Bangladesh (C) ASHA (E) None of these (B) CRY (D) NABARD

12. Nobel Prizes are not given for the performance in the area of (A) Literature (B) Physics (C) Chemistry (D) Music

(E) Medical Science

13. In which of the following Hindi films has actor Shahrukh Khan played the role of a Hockey Coach ? (A) Guru (C) Om Shanti Om (E) None of these (B) Chak De India (D) Jab We Met

14. Which of the following countries has not made any significant investment in India ? (A) Japan (C) Nepal\ (E) France (B) USA (D) Britain

15. Which of the following is considered an informal method of getting credit/finance ? (A) Internet Banking (C) Going to money lenders (E) All of these (B) Branch visits (D) Tele Banking

16. Which amongst the following nations is not a member of the SAARC ? (A) Bangladesh (C) Nepal (E) South Africa (B) Bhutan (D) Maldives

17. Which of the following indexes is developed to measure life expectancy, level of literacy, education and standard of living of people in a country ? (A) Inflation (C) Human Development Index (E) None of these (B) Sensex (D) SLR

18. Which of the following is not a Public Sector Unit/Undertaking/Agency ? (A) ECGC (C) SIDBI (E) BHEL (B) SEBI (D) Axis Bank

19. Which of the countries represent letter aE~CaE? in the category known as BRIC countries ? (A) Canada (C) Cuba (E) China (B) Chile (D) Croatia

20. Who amongst the following addresses the nation on the Independence Day from the ramparts of the Red Fort, Delhi ? (A) President of India (C) Speaker of the Lok Sabha (E) None of these (B) UPA Chairperson (D) Prime Minister of India

21. Which of the following awards is given for excellence inthe field of sports ? (A) Kalidas Samman (C) Shram Vir Award (E) None of these (B) Dhyanchand Award (D) Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award

22. Which of the following does not represent the name of a bank working in India ? (A) YES (C) TATA (E) Axis (B) HDFC (D) Kotak Mahindra

23. Twenty-20 matches are played in the game of (A) Hockey (C) Badminton (E) Cricket (B) Football (D) Tennis

24. Which of the following deals between India and one major country was put on a hold for some time as India is finding difficult to implement it ? (A) 123 Pact with USA (C) Heavy Water deal with Iran (E) None of these (B) Fifth generation fighter planedeal with Russia (D) Border talks with China

25. Which of the following is a type of tax levied by the Govt. on goods and services ? (A) SAT (C) PAN (E) None of these (B) NET (D) VAT

ANSWERS :

1. (D) 2. (B) 3. (E) 4. (B) 5. (E) 6. (D) 7. (D) 8. (E) 9. (C) 10. (B)

11. (A) 12. (D) 13. (B) 14. (C) 15. (C) 16. (E) 17. (C) 18. (B) 19. (E) 20. (D)

21. (B) 22. (C) 23. (E) 24. (A) 25. (D)

OBC PO EXAM SOLVED PAPER GENERAL AWARENESS

1. Jayasuriya who decided to take retirement from Test Cricket is from which of the following countries? (A) Pakistan (C) West Indies (E) Sri Lanka (B) India (D) South Africa

2. In order to give impetus to agri-culture which of the following states has launched Contract Farming Scheme ? (A) Jammu and Kashmir (C) West Bengal (E) None of these (B) Orissa (D) Haryana

3. Dola Banerjee who won a Gold Medal in an international games event in November 2007 is asso-ciated with : (A) Archery (C) Table tennis (E) None of these (B) Badminton (D) Swimming

4. Who amongst the following is the highest wicket taker in the history of Test cricket in the world ? (A) R. Hadlee (C) Anil Kumble (E) Mutthiah Muralidharan (B) Kapil Dev (D) Shane Warne

5. Late Benzair Bhutto was associa-ted with which of the following political parties ? (A) Muslim League (C) Pakistan People Party (E) None of these (B) Pakistan National Congress (D) National Forum of Pakistan

6. Zhang Zilin who was adjudged as the Miss World 2007 is from which of the following coun- tries ? (A) South Africa (C) South Korea (E) China (B) Russia (D) Vietnam

7. Which of the following is not considered as a green House Gas ? (A) Methane (C) Nitrous oxide (B) Carbon dioxide (D) Oxygen

(E) All these are not green house gases

8. Which of the following terms is not a financial term ? (A) Investment (C) Core banking Solution (E) All are financial terms (B) El Nino effect (D) RTGs

9. Who amongst the following is the Chairperson of the 13th Finance Commission ? (A) Dr. C. Rangarajan (C) Dr. Rakesh Mohan (E) None of these (B) Dr. Bimal Jalan (D) Dr. Vijay Kelkar

10. The Green revolution in India was the outcome of the efforts of who amongst the following ? (A) Dr. M. S. Swaminathan (C) Mr.K. V. Kamath (E) None of these (B) Dr. C. Rangarajan (D) Dr. Rakesh Mohan

11. Which of the following is a project to develop watersheds in India ? (A) DRDO (C) Avard (E) None of these (B) CARE (D) NWDPRA

12. Who amongst the following is the author of the book The Namesake? (A) Salman Rushdie (C) Monica Ali (E) Jhumpa Lahiri (B) Steve Waugh (D) V. S. Naipaul

13. Which of the following countries launched its first Lunar Orbiter Change "I? ? (A) India (C) China (E) None of these (B) South Korea (D) France

14. Who amongst the following is ranked No. 1 Tennis players amongst the women players ? (as per recent ranking) (A) Maria Sharapova (C) Sania Mirza (E) None of these (B) Ana Ivanovic (D) Justine Henin

15. The Information and Broadcas-ting Ministry has selected which of the following pairs for its prestigious Life Time Achieve-ment Awarda? given away recen-tly ? (A) Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan (B) Rajesh Khanna and Dilip Kumar (C) Asha Bhosle and Lata Man-geshkar (D) Lata Mangeshkar and Dilip Kumar (E) None of these

16. Many a times we read in news-paper about the benefits of National Electronic, Funds Trans-fer (NEFT) a delivery service launched by the bank. Why banks advocate for such delivery channels? 1. It is a system in which no physical transfer takes place hence risk is very low. 2. In this system banks are not required to transfer any money actually to the account of the customer. Only book adjustment is done. Hence actual fund is not needed. 3. This facility is available to anybody at any place. Even having a bank account is not at all necessary. (A) Only (1) is correct (B) Only (2) is correct (C) Only (3) is correct (D) Both (1) and (2) are correct (E) All (1), (2) and (3) are correct

17. The prestigious Indira Gandhi National Award for Peace Disar-mament and Development2006 was conferred upon whom amongst the following ? (A) Prof. Wangari Maathai (C) Mr. Damilo Turk (E) None of these (B) Mr. Phillips Talbot (D) Ms. Doris Lessing

18. As reported in the newspapers China has asked its banks to put 12A.5% money instead of earlier 12% as CRR. This correction in CRR is made for the seventh time in last one year. Why did China have to take this step again and again and so frequently? 1. It will put a curb on lending of the money by the banks. 2. It will help Govt. of China to tame the rate of inflation. 3. It will help poor to get easy loans at cheaper rates from the banks as higher CRR brings more money for acti-vities of the social sector. (A) Only (1) is correct (B) Only (2) is correct (C) All (1), (2) and (3) are correct (D) Only (3) is correct (E) Both (1) and (2) are correct

19. NRI Day is observed on which of the following days ? (A) 9th February (B) 9th January (C) 19th February (D) 19th March (E) 9th March

20. Which of the following is not a mode of foreign capital inflow to India ? (A) FDI Accounts (B) FII (C) NRI Accounts (D) No Frills

(E) All these are valid for foreign capital inflow

21. India-European Union Summit 2007 was organized in November 2007 at New Delhi. Which of the following is true about the same ? 1. A landmark MOU was signed by both the parties which envisages that EU would help India to achieve millennium Goals. 2. EU will plead India case of more subsidy to agro sector in WTO meets. 3. Both the parties reaffirmed their commitment tothe rule based multilateral trading system.

(A) Only (1) is correct (B) Only (2) is correct (C) Only (3) is correct (D) Both (1) and (3) are correct (E) All (1), (2) and (3) are correct

22. Mr. Kevin Rudd is the new : (A) President of Australia (C) President of Argentina (E) Secretary General of UNO (B) Prime Minister of Australia (D) Prime Minister of Argentina

23. The 53rd Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHO-GM) was organized at which of the following places in November 2007? (A) Kampala (C) New Delhi (E) None of these (B) London (D) Perth

24. As per the reports published in the news papers /magazines the overall credit (credit by banks) grew by over Rs. 1,00,000 crores in 2005-06 and 2006-07. Which of the following sectors was one single main contributor to this boom? (A) Housing and real estate sector (B) Agriculture sector (C) Business loans to doctors and account professionals (D) Manufacturing Sector (E) None of these

25. Many times we see banks advertise" Anywhere Banking : Any-time Banking. Which of the following products/facilities launched by banks make it possible for the customers to avail banking services 24 hours all seven days? 1. ATM (A) Only (1) (B) Only (2) (C) Both (1) and (2) (D) Only (3) (E) All (1), (2) and (3) 2. Internet Banking 3. Universal Cheque book facility

26. Which of the following organiza-tion/agencies has asked all the banks in India to form customer service panels at branch levels ? (A) Indian Bank Association (C) Supreme Court of India (E) None of these (B) Reserve Bank of India (RBI) (D) Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)

27. As we all know Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has taken some corrective steps to restrict functioning of Partici-patory Notes (P-Notes) in Indian Stock Markets. Why are P-Notes considered dangerous for the financial markets of a country? 1. This allows a foreign inves-tor to invest funds without knowing the history/finan-cial health of a company. If Company fails foreign investors lose their money. Govt. of India does not want this as this will bring a bad name to the country. 2. P-Notes allow foreign inves-tors to buy shares of blue chip companies without following know Your Custo-mer (KYC) norms. Hence money invested here may not be from avalid and legal source. 3. P-Notes are launched to arrange funds only for social schemes. Due to huge funds available with NRI for investment they are sending it in bulk. Hence cost of such investments is very high and it is not commercially viable for banks to accept such investments. (A) Only (1) is correct

(B) Only (2) is correct (C) Only (3) is correct (D) Both (1) and (2) are correct (E) None of these

28. The Banking Industry a few years back was badly in the grip of Non Performing Assets (Bad loans) for which the RBI and banks took special measures. As per the latest financial reports of the industry,what is the status of NPAs at present ? 1. There are no NPAs now asnot a single loan of Rs. 5 lakhs and above is given by the bank without proper paperwork. 2. As reported of 2006-07 the NPAs have declined. 3. As the interest rates are very high banks are not providing loans to middle class and poor general borrows. Hence NPAs in private and personal bank-ing area are zero where as in industrial credit sector NPAs are still at the level of 22 per cent. (A) Only (1) is correct (B) Only (2) is correct (C) Both (1) and (2) are correct (D) Only (3) is correct (E) None of these

29. Which of the following car com-panies has launched a small cheaper car Nan ? (A) Maruti Suzuki Udhyog Ltd. (B) Hyundai Motor India Ltd. (C) Tata Motors Ltd. (D) Hindustan Motors Ltd. (E) None of these

30. The Govt. of India in general and the Banks in particular are very much after the Financial Inclu-sion a goal which both of them wish to achieve as early as pos-sible. What is the actual meaning of Financial Inclusion? 1. Each and every individual above the age of 21 years should have an employment and/or independent source of income enough for him/her to sustain. 2. It is a concept which envi-sages that maximum people in India should have access to banking services. 3. Banking services should be provided only to those who have a valid and legal source of income as Govt. of India wants each and every per-son in the income tax net irrespective of the level of their income. (A) Only (1) is true (B) Only (2) is true (C) Only (3) is true (D) Both (1), (2), (3) are true (E) None of these

31. As per the reports in the major financial newspapers India has urged China to redressimba-lance in trade. What does it really mean ? It means (A) India exports more items to China whereas China does not export much to India (B) India is not able to export much to China whereas its import from China is of higher value (C) China and India are not at all trade partners. Hence there is no transaction between the two countries (D) As per WTO laws India is supposed to export food grains to China. But China has not placed any order for the same in 2006-07. It has also refused to accept 200 lakh tonnes of wheat exported to it by India. (E) None of these

32. As reported in the newspapers the collection of Direct Taxes which includes IT, FBT, STT and BCTT grew by about50% during the current fiscal year. Which of the following is the name of the tax levied on a cash withdrawal or deposit from/to a bank ? (A) IT (C) STT (E) None of these (B) FBT (D) BCTT

33. As reported in some financial newspapers some banks in India (including major banks) these days are not accepting US dollar transactions from Iranian buyers. Which of the following is the major reason of banks not accep-ting such transactions from Iran ? 1. USA has put a ban on major iranian Banks hence Indian banks are also not accepting transaction from Iran as they do not get return of the same from it. 2. Iran is facing a major Recession hence all Banks have stopped major transactions with Iranian banks. 3. Iran has declared itself asan Islamic country and hence its banking is also Islamic Banking. This is the reason owing to which most of the countries are not able to develop financial ties with it. (A) Only (1) (B) Only (2) (C) Only (3) (D) Both (1) and (2) (E) All (1), (2) and (3)

34. As reported in some major financial news papers many times it is said that Other Income? boosts the profit of a bank to a substantial level. What is this other income for a bank ?(Pick up the option (s) which are the part (s) of this other income) 1. Commission for selling insurance policies. 2. Fee for providing various services (like ATM/Extra cheque etc.) 3. Interest on advances and loans.

(A) Only (1) (B) Only (2) (C) Both (1) and (2) (D) Only (3) (E) All (1), (2) and (3)

35. Amongst the BRIC nations the GDP of which of the following took a fast growth of 11A.5% in recent past? (A) None (B) Brazil (C) Russia (D) India (E) China

36. Which of the following is the achievement/outcome of Mrs. Sonia Gandhi visit to China in October 2007? 1. A working group is estab-lished to prepare a frame-work for the settlement of boundary issue. 2. China has agreed to support India claim to have a permanent seat in UN Security Council. 3. China agreed to stop all exports to Pakistan till it switches over to a democra-tically elected government. (A) Only (1) (B) Only (2) (C) Only (3) (D) Both (1), (2) and (3) (E) None of these

37. As reported time and again and in the media most of the Indian Industrialists are against a regional trade pact with China. Why China is not a preferred partner in trade and business activities in India? 1. India has already instigated maximum number of cases against China under anti dumping laws. 2. China is not a quality cons-cious country. Hence the products are not of good market value. 3. China has maximum trade agreements with those countries whose activities are not liked by India and some major countries of E.U. China is importing goods from them and redirecting it to India. (A) Only (1) (B) Only (2) (C) Only (3) (D) All (1), (2) and (3) (E) None of these

38. India has a regional trade pact SAFTA. This pact is with mem-bers of which of the following group of countries? (A) IBSA (C) OPEC (E) SAARC (B) EU (D) BRIC

39. As reported in some news-papers/magazines some banks have decided to install Biometric ATMs so that fraudulent with-drawals can be prevented. Bio-metric ATMs will be able to do so as it also checks" 1. Signatures of the card holdes. 2. Finger prints of the card holders. 3. Skin colour of the card holders.

(A) Only (1) (B) Only (2) (C) Only (3) (D) Both (1) and (3) (E) All (1), (2) and (3)

40. Which of the following schemes is launched specifically for helping Senior Citizens to avail loan by mortgage of their resi-dential property? (A) English mortgage scheme (B) Senior Capital Loan scheme (C) Reverse Mortgage Loan scheme (D) DEMAT Account Scheme (E) None of these

41. Who amongst the following received the Nobel Prize 2007 for Medicine? 1. Martin Evans 2. Mario Capecchi 3. Oliver Smiths (A) Only (1) (B) Only (2) (C) Only (3) (D) Both (1) and (3) (E) All (1), (2) and (3) jointly

42. A summit of which of the follo-wing two countries took place for the first time recently which is being considered a big leap in the direction of diffusing conflict between them from last 50 years ? (A) China "Russia (B) Vietnam "USA (C) China "Pakistan (D) Russia "USA (E) South-Korea "North Korea

43. The Gorkha Hill Council is in function in which of the follo-wing districts of West Bengal (Since October 2007) ? (A) Midnapore (C) Nadia (E) Darjeeling (B) Birbhum (D) Howrah

44. Prime Minister of India was on a visit to Russia in November 2007. Which of the following is/are the outcome of his meeting with Russian Leaders ? 1. Both the countries signedan agreement for their joint space programme. 2. India signed a nuclear deal with Russia for construction of four new NuclearReac-tions in Tamil Nadu. 3. India and Russia agreed to take a joint military action tostop insurgency problem in some parts of India. (A) Only (1) (B) Only (2) (C) Both (1) and (2) (D) Only (3) (E) All (1), (2) and (3)

45. The Govt. of India has decided to take a major stake in Sakhalin IV and Sakhalin V oil fields. Both these oil fields are situated in which of the following countries ? (A) Brazil (C) China (B) Russia (D) Saudi Arabia

(E) None of these

46. The Planning commission of India has established a National Fund to improve the distribution of which of the following in the country ? (A) Electricity (B) Cooking gas

(C) Food grains through public distribution system (D) Fresh currency notes (E) None of these

47. The US economy is in a bad shape these days as a slow down is noticed in it in recent past. What will be its impact on Global economy? in general ? 1. Dollar will be depreciated. 2. Export from European mar-kets will gain strength. 3. Interest rates of short term loans in money market will shoot up sharply as demand for short term rupee loan will shoot up. (A) Only (1) (B) Only (2) (C) Both (1) and (2) (D) Only (3) (E) All (1), (2) and (3)

48. As published in the news papes the RBI has issued certain guide-lines to be followed by the Recovery Agents appointed by the banks. In addition to this the Indian Bank Association (IBA) has to formulate a special training course for them. Why RBI and IBA has to come into picture for such an issue which is the res-ponsibility of the banks ? 1. RBI and Govt. were getting many complaints from the public about the misbeha-viour of Recovery agents. 2. Govt. of India is paying much emphasis on provi-ding banking services to the poor section of society. News about ill treatment by agents or suicides due to inability to payback loans create a negative picture. RBI do not want this to hap-pen. 3. Despite banks efforts to recover loans many people still do not wish to repay their loans intentionally. Recovery agents will help banks to get their money back by all possible means. (A) Only (1) (B) Only (2) (C) Both (1) and (2) (D) Only (3) (E) All (1), (2) and (3)

49. The imports of which of the following items from India has been lesser than its Exports of the same during 2007-08? (A) Oil (B) Chemicals (C) Steel (D) Tea (E) None of these

50. The Planning commission of India decided to fix the target growth of GDP during 11th Five year plan at 9%. What was the growth rate in 10th plan period ? (A) 4% (B) 8% (C) 5A.5% (D) 7A.6% (E) 6A.7%

Answers with Explanations:

1. (E) 2. (D) 3. (a) 4. (e) 5. (c) 6. (e) 7. (d) 8. (b) El-Nino is the nature Vicious Cycle caused due to deranged weather pattern, as happed the giant El-Nino of 1997-98, killed about 2,100 people. 9. (d) 10. (a) 11. (D) NWDPRA (National Water- shed Development Project for Rainfed Area) was launched in 1990-91 for 25 states and 2 UTs in the country for rainfed farming. 12. (e) 13. (c) 14. (d) With 6330 Points, Justine Henin is at the First Place. 15. (d) 16. (D) 17. (a) 18. (E) 19. (B) 20. (D) 21. (D) 22. (B) 23. (C) 24. (B) 25. (E) 26. (B) 27. (d) 28. (C) 29. (C) 30. (B) 31. (a) 32. (D) 33. (D) 34. (D) 35. (E) 36. (A) 37. (B) 38. (e) 39. (e) 40. (c) 41. (e) The Nobel Prize, 2007aE? in Medicine/or Physiology was awarded jointly to Mario R. Capecchi (USA), Sir Martin J. Evans (UK) and Oliver Smiths (USA) i.e. , 1/3 of the prize to each, announced on 8th Oct., 2007 at Karolinska Institute by the Nobel Assembly. 42. (E) 43. (e) 44. (a) 45. (b) 46. (c) 47. (e) 48. (A) 49. (D) 50. (B) In 10th Plan

CAT GENERAL AWARENESS QUESTIONS General Awareness

1. Which company's famously advertised vision statement is 'The Network is the Computer'? (A) Cisco Systems (C) Sun Microsystems Answer : (C) (B) Lucent Technologies (D) Nortel Networks

2. The software company I-flex Solutions was originally a division of which famous financial services company? (A) Citicorp (C) HSBC Ans : (A) (B) ICICI (D) ABN Amro Bank

3. Which former advertising personality has recently been named the Undersecretary of State for 'public diplomacy and public affairs' of the US in an exercise to rebrand the US following the September 11 terrorist strikes? (A) Charlotte Beers (C) Martin Sorrell Ans : (A) (B) Jay Chiat (D) George Lois

4. Which premium international range of luggage was recently launched in India by Blow Plast? (A) Samsonit (C) American Tourister Ans : (D) (B) Strolley (D) Delsey

5. This year saw the launch of Yahoo!, Amazon. comand the famous launch of the Orange mobile phone service in the UK. Which year was this? (A) 1992 (C) 1995 Ans : (B) (B) 1994 (D) 1993

6. Henry Ford revolutionized the car market with the first mass- produced car, the Ford Model T. In which year was it launched? (A) 1924 Ans : (C) (B) 1912 (C) 1908 (D) 1897

7. Mr. Shiv Nadar is the Chairman of which of the following groups of companies? (A) Wipro (C) Aptech Ans : (B) (B) HCL (D) None of these

8. Which company owns the footwear brand - Stryde? (A) Woodland (C) Tata International Ans : (C) (B) Bata (D) Hindustan Lever

9. It was the brand that made David Ogilvy famous. Which shirt brand's ads had the famous man with an eye patch in the 1950s, which catapulted David Ogilvy to fame? (A) Van Heusen (C) Hathaway (B) Arrow Shirts (D) Dockers Ans : (C)

10. Dr. Pepper is a famous brand of" (A) Iced tea (C) Soft Drinks Ans : (C) (B) Peppermint (D) None of these

11. In the case of a test tube baby" (A) Fertilization takes place inside the test tube (B) Development of the baby takes place inside the test tube (C) Fertilization takes place outside the mother's body (D) Unfertilized egg develops inside the test tube Ans : (C)

12. Who elects the President of India? (A) Lok Sabha (C) People of India Ans : (D) (B) Rajya Sabha (D) Parliament and State Assemblies

13. The Fundamental Duties were incorporated in the Constitution of India by the " (A) First Amendment (C) Thirty-second Amendment Ans : (D) (B) Tenth Amendment (D) Forty-second Amendment

14. The speed of light will be minimum while passing through" (A) glass (C) air (B) vacuum (D) water Ans : (A)

15. The time taken by the Sun to revolve around the center of our galaxy is" (A) 50 mn years (C) 250 mn years Ans : (C) (B) 100 mn years (D) 365 mn years

16. The oldest monarchy in the world is that of" (A) Nepal (C) Spain Ans : (D) (B) U K (D) Japan

17. The Vice-President is elected by an electoral college consisting of" (A) only elected members of both Housed of Parliament (B) only Rajya Sabha members (C) all members of Parliament and State Legislative Assemblies (D) all members of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha Ans : (D)

18. In which one of the following states of India is it legal for a Hindu male and illegal for a Muslim male to have more than one living wife? (A) Nagaland (C) Himachal Pradesh Ans : (B) (B) Goa (D) Arunachal Pradesh

19. Where did Buddha die? (A) Lumbini (B) Kusinagara (C) Pavapuri (D) Magadha Ans : (B)

20. What was the main difference between the Indus Valley Civilization and Vedic Civilization? (A) Indus Valley Civilization was urban, while the Vedic Civilization was rural. (B) "Pipal" tree was worshiped in Indus Valley Civilization, while "Burgad" tree was worshiped in Vedic Civilization. (C) The main emphasis in Indus Valley Civilization was on trade while in the Vedic Age was on religion. (D) Indus Valley Civilization believed in non-violence while Vedic Civilization had no hard and fast rules about violence. Ans : (A)

21. All of the following are constituents of RNA molecule except (A) Adenine Ans : (C) (B) Guanine (C) Thymine (D) Uracil

22. The father of modern biology is" (A) Aristotle Ans : (A) (B) Darwin (C) Mendel (D) Vesalius

23. Which of the following seeds will normalize blood sugar level? (A) Coriander Ans : (D) (B) Mustard (C) Cumin (D) Fenugreek

24. The point at which solid, liquid and gaseous forms of a substance co-exist is called" (A) sublimation point (C) triple point Ans : (C) (B) distillation point (D) melting point

25. Which among the following substances is used as a lubricant? (A) Quartz Ans : (C) (B) Silica (C) Graphite D) Nickel

26. The weight of an object will be minimum when it is placed at" (A) The North Pole (C) The Equator Ans : (D) (B) The South Pole (D) The center of the Earth

27. Earth quake waves travel fastest in" (A) Soil Ans : (C) (B) Molten rock (C) Water (D) Flexible rock

28. The angle between the geographical meridian and magnetic meridian is called" (A) Angle of dip (C) Angle of inclination Ans : (B) (B) Angle of declination (D) None of the above

29. What is the currency of Mexico? (A) Lira Ans : (B) (B) Peso (C) Mexican dollars (D) Krones

30. The Essar group of companies has been promoted by" (A) Ruias (B) Ambanis (C) Goenkas (D) Kanorias Ans : (A)

31. One of the following liquor brands is not owned by United Breweries" (A) Kalyani Black Label (C) McDowells Ans : (D) (B) Blue Riband (D) Bagpiper

32. Amtrex air conditioners has a technical collaboration with (A) Sanyo (C) Hitachi Ans : (D) (B) Mitsubishi (D) Carrier

33. Marlboro Cigarette is owned by (A) ITC (C) Philip Morris Ans : (C) (B) Godfrey-Philips (D) British American Tobacco

34. Who is the CEO of Microsoft? (A) Bill Gates (C) Larry Ellison Ans : (D) (B) Paul Allen (D) Steve Ballnes

35. One of the following is not an Insurance Company (A) ICICI Prudential (C) OM Kotak Mahindra Ans : (B) (B) HDFC Natwest (D) Birla Sun Life

36. What is the currency of Portugal? (A) Escudo (C) Mark Ans : (A) (B) Guilder (D) Schilling

37. One of the following personalities is not associated with the Indian auto sector (A) Suresh Krishna (C) Anand Mahindra Ans : (D) (B) Venu Srinivasan (D) Venugopal Dhoot

38. One of the following companies is not in the area of air-conditioning & refrigeration (A) BPL Ans : (C) (B) Thermax (C) Lloyd (D) Carrier Aircon

39. How many countries are a part of the European union? (A) 18 Ans : (B) (B) 15 (C) 21 (D) 12

40. Who is the attorney general of United States of America? (A) Ashcroft Ans : (A) (B) Powell (C) Rumsfeld (D) Cheney

41. When was the generic domain name (Top Level Domain- TLD) .com introduced? (A) 1989 Ans : (B) (B) 1985 (C) 1994 (D) 1991

42. Who is the prime minister of Israel? (A) Benajamin Netanyahu (C) Shaul Mofaz Ans : (B) (B) Ariel Sharon (D) Goldamyer

43. What was the significant about the purchase of a kilo of lychees on the French island of Reunion, located in the Indian Ocean? (A) They were the first lot of lychees exported from India. (B) It was the first official purchase using the new currency Euro. (C) It was done by to commemorate the release of the new France with Princess Diana's image on it. (D) None of these Ans : (B)

148. Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) and Stautory Liquidity Ratio (SLR ) are terms most closely related to which of the following industries/markets (A) Stock Exchange (C) Mutual Fund Ans : (B) (B) Banking (D) Income Tax

45. What is common to all of the following names - Eduardo Camano, Adolfo Rodriguez Saa, Ramon Puerta and Fernando de la Rua? (A) They were all former Presidents of Argentina. (B) They are the dreaded drug lords of South America (C) They own together 70% of the world's Silver mines. (D) None of these Ans : (A)

46. The video games X box is a product of (A) Sega Ans : (D) (B) Sony (C) Intel (D) Microsoft

47. It was acknowledged as the second-most dangerous computer virus in history, after the Love Bug virus. Name this virus, which struck in 2001aE" (A) Melissa (C) C-Brain Ans : (B) (B) Code Red (D) Major Domo

48. What does the letters XP stand for in the product Microsoft XP? (A) Extended product (C) Experience Ans : (C) (B) Extra Pampering (D) Entry level product

49. Which business and media tycoon won the elections to become Head of State in Italy amidst widespread clouds of scandal? (A) Guillani Giovanni (C) Antonio Machiaveli Ans : (D) (B) Joe Pacci (D) Silvio Berusconi

50. Who is the author who created the character Dilbert? (A) David Scott (C) Robert Williams Ans : (D) (B) Scott Robert (D) Scott Adams

51. Under what name is MTNL marketing its GSM based mobile telephony? (A) Swarna Ans : (B) (B) Dolphin (C) Speed (D) Vayu

52. What is the name of the branded petrol with cleansing additives that is being marketed by HPCL? (A) Power Ans : (A) (B) Premium (C) Speed (D) Clean X

53. Under what name is MTNL marketing its CDMA based WiLL service in Mumbai and Delhi? (A) Dolphin Ans : (C) (B) Swarna (C) Garuda (D) Seema

54. To which business group did the Ambani is of Reliance Group sell their holding in Larsen and Toubro? (A) RP Goenkas (C) Kanorias Ans : (B) (B) A V Birla (D) Mittals

55. Name the brand that was launched and promoted by a famous father-son duo (A) ICICI Credit cards (C) Maruti Versa Ans : (C) (B) Parket Beta (D) All of these.

56. What is the sub brand of the new car that Toyota is launching in India? (A) Accord (B) Jupiter (C) C Planet (D) Camry Ans : (D)

57. With which brand would you identify the famous advertising slogan 'Think Different'? (A) Apple (C) Wipro Ans : (A) (B) IBM (D) None of these

58. Which country is the company Nestle head quartered? (A) Sweden (C) The Netherlands Ans : (B) (B) Switzerland (D) Luxemburg

59. What is the brand name of the range of shoes and apparel for children under the age of five, that Reebok plans to introduce shortly? (A) Weebok Ans : (A) (B) Kids (C) Kidsport (D) Tyke

60. Which multinational packaged food company has an equity stake in Britannia? (A) Danone Ans : (A) (B) Heinz (C) Frito Lays (D) Schweppes

61. Who is the chairperson of Bharti Group? (A) Raj Mittal (C) Sunil Mittal (B) Alok Mittal (D) Ramen Mittal Ans : (C)

62. Which billionaire businessman has been elected Mayor of New York, replacing the popular Rudy Giuliani? (A) William Clay Ford (C) James Walton Ans : (D) (B) Larry Ellison (D) Michael Bloomberg

63. Which insurance company, launched recently in India, will be using Snoopy from the cartoon series Peanuts in its advertising? (A) Aviva (C) MetLife Ans : (C) (B) HDFC Standard (D) Sun Life

64. Which is the home country of the famous design firm Ikea? (A) Finland Ans : (B) (B) Sweden (C) Switzerland (D) Denmark

65. 'One world. One family. One festival' - is the slogan used in advertising (A) Chinese New year (C) Dubai's shopping festival Ans : (C) (B) Hong Kong's annual shopping festival (D) None of these

66. Which companies chips power more than 60% of the world's cell phones? (A) Nokia Ans : (D) (B) Intel (C) Motorola (D) Texas Instruments

67. Who is the famous author of the book What they don't teach you at Harvard Business School? (A) Stephen R Covey (C) John Love Ans : (B) (B) Mack McCormak (D) None of these

68. Who is the RBI governor? (A) Venkatraman (C) Ranjith Sau Ans : (D) (B) Brijesh Mishra (D) Bimal Jalan

69. Iodex brand of pain balm is owned by (A) Smithkline Beecham (C) Glaxo Ans : (A) (B) Wyeth Laboratories (D) Dr. Reddy's Laboratories

70. Which is the leading international audit firm that is facing serious charges on account of lapse in accounting practices? (A) Ferguson (C) Arthur Andersen Ans : (C) (B) PWH (D) KPMG

71. Which family owns the Hero group of companies? (A) Munjals (C) Firodias Ans : (A) (B) Mansingh (D) Hindujas

72. Who led the "Ocean to Sky" expedition that travelled along the Ganga (Ganges) river to its source? (A) Sir Edmund Hillary (B) Tenzing Norgay Ans : (A) (C) Chris Bonington (D) Doug Scott

73. Hero Global is a venture promoted by the Munjal group (A) to market Hero Honda two wheelers in the overseas market. (B) to sell Hero bicycles in the overseas market. (C) to build a automobile design lab of international repute. (D) to set up company owned dealer network in India. Ans : (C)

74. J. D. Power is a name associated with (A) an independent power producing company in New Delhi. (B) a power plant equipment manufacturing company. (C) a automotive battery manufacturing company. (D) an automobile customer survey organization. Ans : (D)

75. What does ICANN stand for? (A) Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (B) International Center for Agro Nutrients and Nourishment (C) Indian Council for Algorithm, Numbers and Notions. (D) International council for Approved Names and Numbers. Ans : (A)

76. "Connecting People," is the by line of which company (A) Philips (C) Ericsson Ans : (D) (B) Motorola (D) Nokia

77. Which founding father pioneered the idea of a national bank? (A) Hamilton (C) Washington Ans : (A) (B) Jefferson (D) Adams

78. Who was Karl Marx's main collaborator on his famous works? (A) V I Lenin (C) Fredrick Engles Ans : (C) (B) Max Weber (D) Joseph Stalin

79. Which of the following foreign partner / collaborator pair is not Correct? (A) HTA; J.Walter Thomson (C) O and M; WPP Group Ans : (D) (B) Chaitra; Leo Burnett (D) Mudra; DMB&B

80. Hewlett Packard, the famous Computer company is named after (A) Its promoters, Hewlett and Packard (B) The city in which they commenced their operation initially (C) The street in which their first office was located. (D) None of these Ans : (A)

81. Who's 'curve' did President Reagan use as the basis for his 'Trickle Down' economic policy? (A) Keynes (C) Laffer Ans : (C) (B) Ricardo (D) Smith

82. Which group of people have been involved in the terrorist activities and rampant killing spree after the death of King Birendra in Nepal? (A) The Gurkhas (C) The Khukris Ans : (B) (B) The Maoists (D) The Awomi clan

83. This company is the first to develop a new handheld computer series featuring a combination of Intel components and Microsoft software? (A) HP Ans : (A) (B) Sony (C) Compaq (D) Acer

84. Which of the following companies was forced to shut down its digital music service because of music industry lawsuits for piracy? (A) Musiccity (C) Livewire Ans : (D) (B) Morpheus (D) Napster

85. Who was sued recently by BIAX for infringement of computer patents? (A) HP (C) Microsoft (B) Compaq (D) Apple Ans : (D)

86. Which country is the largest producer of natural rubber in the world? (A) Malaysia (C) Thailand\ Ans : (C) (B) Indonesia (D) Burma

87. With which of the following companies has the Department of Posts and Telegraph of India tied up to provide a comprehensive range of financial services? (A) LIC of India (C) Master Card International Ans : (C) (B) Corporation Bank (D) Visa International

88. Which cable network is to be the sole provider of sports information to MSN? (A) STAR Sports (C) Sportstock.com Ans : (A) (B) ESPN (D) Channel 9

89. Who is the current Defense Secretary of the United States of America? (A) Donald Rumsfeld (C) Mr. Ashcroft Ans : (B) (B) Colin Powell (D) Dick Cheney

90. Beech King and Cessna are popular models of (A) Cars Ans : (B) (B) Aircraft (C) Ships (D) Transport vans

91. Which antibiotic can cure Anthrax, if detected at an early stage? (A) Amoxycillin (C) Cephalospirin Ans : (D) (B) Erythromycin (D) Ciprofloxacin

92. The farmers of _______________ were involved in violent protests against falling rice prices and US-led globalization as symbolized by WTO? (A) France (C) Denmark Ans : (D) (B) Indonesia (D) S.Korea

93. Which of the following chemicals has been recently allowed by the Government of India to be mixed with petrol? (A) Methanol (C) Kerosene Ans : (B) (B) Ethanol (D) Butanol

94. Which of the year in which Md. Ghazni first invaded India? (A) 1220 A.D (C) 1348 A.D Ans : (B) (B) 1001 A.D (D) 1196 A.D

95. Which is the longest running stage play in the world? (A) The Cats (C) Three Blind Mice Ans : (B) (B) The Mouse Trap (D) Romeo and Juliet

96. "Be the first to know" is the baseline of which company? (A) BBC (C) CNBC Ans : (D) (B) STAR News (D) CNN

97. Which advertising agency took over the agency Saatchi and Saatchi last year to become one of the largest advertising firms in the world? (A) Euro RSCG (C) Young and Rubicam Ans : (B) (B) Publicis (D) Havas

98. India's first private FM radio station Radio City opened in Bangalore recently. Which company is the promoter behind this venture? (A) The Times of India (C) Star India Ans : (C) (B) Mid-Day (D) Zee

99. Which bathing soap advertises with the baseline, 'For total skincare since 1918' in India? (A) Camay Ans : (B) (B) Mysore Sandal (C) Hamam (D) Lux

100. The NewYork Mayor Rudolph Guiliani rejected a $10 mn donation offered by this billionaire prince. (A) Prince Awaleed Bin Talal of S.Arabia (C) Prince Md. Shah of Iran Ans : (A) (B) Prince Ahmed Bin Tariq of S.Arabia (D) Prince Khaleel Mohammed of Persia

101. Which one of the following partnership in the domestic insurance sector is in Correct? (A) HDFC - Standard Life (C) Tata Allianz Ans : (C) (B) Birla - Sun Life (D) Max - New York Life

102. Royal Stag brand of Whisky is owned by (A) United Breweries (C) Seagram Ans : (C) (B) Shaw Wallace and Co (D) Mohan Meakin

103. "Everything from cancer to heart attacks. Covered for 70 paise a day," is the baseline of an advertisement by (A) Birla Sun Life (C) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Ans : (C) (B) Cancer Institute WIA (D) OM Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance

104. Which Indian woman was recently included in the Fortune magazine's global list of 50 most powerful women in business? (A) Lalita Gupte (C) Rama Bijapurkar Ans : (A) (B) Meena Venkatesh (D) Tina Ambani

105. As per the recent Global Competitiveness Report from the World Economic Forum, which country replaced US as the most competitive economy in the world? (A) Canada (C) Finland (B) Sweden (D) Singapore Ans : (C)

106. What is common to Bethlehem Steel, Polaroid and Swissair? (A) All companies owned by GE (B) All recently applied for bankruptcy protection (C) Their founders committed suicide (D) All of these companies were recently targets of successful hostile takeover Ans : (B)

107. What famous brand name is derived from a combination of two words, which mean 'dead' in French and 'one' in German? (A) Dettol Ans : (B) (B) Mortein (C) Martini (D) Ritter

108. Which is the longest running TV cartoon in history, first launched by Warner Brothers in 1969 exclusively for television, and is now a popular fare on the Cartoon Network? (A) Scooby Doo Ans : (A) (B) Tom and Jerry (C) Popeye (D) Johnny Bravo

109. Which company has recently launched a range of biscuits in India following its takeover of Nutrine confectionery? (A) Hindustan Lever Ans : (D) (B) Marico (C) Parke Davis (D) Sara Lee

110. In the latest Forbes List of wealthiest Americans, 3 out of the top 4 richest men in USA have made their wealth from one company. Which one? (A) Standard Oil (Exxon) (C) De Beers (B) Microsoft (D) Berkshire Hathaway Ans : (B)

111. Which is the third highest peak in India? (A) Kanchenjunga (C) Gasher Brum Ans : (B) (B) Nanga Parbat (D) Dunagiri

112. Which is the largest airport in the world? (A) Singapore airport (C) Heathrow at London Ans : (D) (B) International airport at KaulaLumpur (D) King Khalid at Saudi Arabia

113. In which year did Alexander the great die? (A) 332 B.C (C) 323 B.C Ans : (C) (B) 328 B.C (D) 356 B.C

114. In which year did Mahatma Gandhi launch The Dandi March? (A) 1924 Ans : (B) (B) 1930 (C) 1941 (D) 1942

115. Eugenics is the study of (A) the development of embryos (B) the merits of legalizing mercy killing (C) the production of better offspring by careful selection of parents (D) genetical composition of plant population in relation to their habitats Ans : (C)

116. In which year did Thomas Alva Edison invent the electric lamp? (A) 1854 Ans : (B) (B) 1879 (C) 1904 (D) 1888

117. What is the measure of the length of a standard tennis court? (A) 54 ft Ans : (D) (B) 28 ft (C) 84 ft (D) 78 ft

118. Which is the first Asian country to host the Commonwealth Games? (A) S. Korea Ans : (C) (B) Japan (C) Malaysia (D) China

119. Who is the president of the World Bank? (A) Michel Camdessus Ruda Ans : (B) (B) John Wolfensohn (C) Emeka Anyaoku (D) Jose Maria

120. Who was the first Prime Minister of Great Britain? (A) Richard Travithick (C) Sir George Cayley Ans : (B) (B) Robert Walpole (D) Robert Peary

121. Which advertising agency is behind the setting-up, in 1991, of MICA, India's first college focussed on advertising and communications? (A) Ogilvy and Mather (C) Mudra (B) Saatchi and Saatchi (D) Hindustan Thomson Associates Ans : (C)

122. What famous car brand, originally from the former Czechoslovakia, was taken over by Volkswagen in the 1990s? (A) Skoda Ans : (A) (B) Saab (C) Piaggio (D) Volvo

123. What is the title of the original BBC TV series on which the Hindi TV series, Kamzor KadiKaun, based? (A) Who wants to be a millionaire? (C) Mastermind Ans : (D) (B) Treasure mine (D) The weakest link

124. The loyalty program of which company is known as "First Citizen's Club"? (A) Shopper's Stop (C) Taj group of Hotels Ans : (A) (B) ABN Amro Bank (D) Air India

125. The following is the baseline found in the ad of which product "The man with the smooth edge" (A) Four Square cigarettes (C) Palmolive shaving cream Ans : (A) (B) Gillette Mach 3 shaving system (D) None of these

126. Who invented Parachute? (A) Leonardo da Vinci (C) Sigismund Ans : (A) (B) Scanderberg (D) Van Gogh

127. McDonald's, in an unrelated diversification, is planning to set up a chain of hotels. Name the new brand. (A) Pleasant stay (C) McStay Ans : (B) (B) Golden Arches (D) Holidayz

128. Which company unsuccessfully launched a soap under the brand Protex in India? (A) SmithKline Beecham (C) Reckitt and Colman Ans : (D) (B) Hindustan Lever (D) Colgate Palmolive

129. Calloway, is a leading international brand of (A) Condoms (C) Binoculars Ans : (D) (B) Guns (D) Golf equipment

130. Which famous CEO was featured in the endorsement ad for Microsoft XP with the quote, "When I saw Windows XP in action, I was amazed. How did Microsoft get hold of my wish list?"? (A) Ratan Tata (C) N R Narayana Murthy Ans : (C) (B) Azim Premji (D) Arun Jain

131. Which automobile major has made a debut in the Formula One racing circuit in 2002 with its team led by the drivers Allan McNish and Mike Salo? (A) Honda B) Jaguar (C) Saab (D) Toyota Ans : (D)

132. Which famous company started as Asahi Optical in 1919 - before adopting its current name in 1957? (A) Yashica (C) Pentax Ans : (C) (B) Asahi Glasses (D) Nikon

133. What brand name was given, in 1924, by the Mayor of Tokyo when he released the first watch produced by Shokosha Watch Company? (A) Seiko (C) Tissot Ans : (B) (B) Citizen (D) None of these

134. The advertisement of which product carried the baseline 'Mom said, "Always boil the water". Moms are seldom wrong'" (A) Ion Exchange (C) Ford Ikon Ans : (C) (B) Zero B (D) KLM Airline

135. Who has authored the latest business best-seller *Big Brands, Big Trouble? (A) Al Ries (C) Naomi Ans : (D) (B) Laura Ries (D) Jack Trout

136. Which company owns the famous cigarette brands Charminar and Charms? (A) Godfrey Philips (C) ITC (B) Philip Morris (D) VST Industries Ans : (D)

137. What is the name of the instrument used to measure blood pressure? (A) Barometer (C) Hydrometer Ans : (D) (B) Hygrometer (D) Sphygmomanometer

138. Which of the following countries fought the first of the opium wars? (A) Russia China (C) China Britain Ans : (C) (B) Britain - Indonesia (D) Japan - China

139. Nicolas Leonard Sadi Carnot, the noted French physicist is associated with what branch of study? (A) Thermodynamics (C) Superconductivity Ans : (A) (B) Sub atomic particle theory (D) None of these

140. Identify the odd man out (A) Standard and Poor (C) Forrester Ans : (D) (B) Moody's (D) ICRA

CURRENT GENERAL KNOWLEDGE TODAY Computer Knowledge Questions

1. If a word is typed that is not in Word dictionary, a ___ wavy underline appears below the word. (A) red (C) blue Ans (A) (B) green (D) black (E) None of these

2. The _____ button on the quick access Toolbar allows you to cancel your recent commands oractions. (A) Search (C) Document Ans (D) (B) Cut (D) Undo (E) None of these

3. In Excel, any set of characters containing a letter , hyphen, or space is considered ___ (A) a formula (C) a name Ans (B) (B) text (D) a title (E) None of these

4. ________ Software allows users to perform calculations on rows and columns of data. (A) Word processing (C) Database Management Systems (E) None of these Ans (C) (B) Presentation graphics (D) Electronic Spreadsheet

5. A _________ represent approximately one billion memory locations. (A) kilobyte (C) gigabyte Ans (C) (B) megabyte (D) terabyte (E) None of these

6. ______ cells involves creating a single cell by combining two or more selected cells. (A) Formatting (C) Embedding Ans (B) (B) Merging (D) Splitting (E) None of these

7. The operating system is the most common type of ______________ software. (A) communication (C) system Ans (C) (B) application (D) word-processing (E) None of these

8. When you quickly press and releaes the left mouse button twice , you are ____ (A) Primary-clicking (C) Double-clicking Ans (C) (B) pointing (D) Secondary-clicking (E) None of these

9. The horizontal and vertical lines on a worksheet are called ___ (A) cells Ans (D) (B) sheets (C) block lines (D) gridlines (E) None of these

10. To delete an incorrect character in a document, __________ to erase to the right of the insertion point. (A) press the left mouse key (C) press the BACKSPACE key (E) None of these Ans (D) (B) double-click the right mouse key (D) press the delete key

11. The operating system does all of the following EXCEPT: A provide a way for the user to interact with the computer. B manage the central processingunit (CPU). C manage memory and storage. D enable users to perform a specific task such as document editing. Ans (D)

12. During the boot process, the ____________ looks for the system files. A CD AnS (B) B. BIOS C. CPU D. DVD

13. ____________ are lists of commands that appear on the screen. A GUIs Answer: C B Icons C Menus D Windows

14. ____________ is the ability of an operating system to control the activities of multiple programs at the same time. A Multitasking B Streamlining C Multiuser D Simulcasting Answer: A

15. The unique signal, generated by a device, that tells the operating system that it is in need of immediate attention is called an: A action. Answer: C B event. C interrupt. D activity.

16. The operating system controls access to the processor by assigning a(n) ____________ to each task requiring the processor attention. A CPU Answer: B B slice of time C stack D event

17. The blocks of code, included in the operating system, that software applications interact with are known as: A application programming interfaces (APIs). B complimentary metal-oxide conductors (CMOS). C device drivers. Answer: A D bootstrap loaders.

18. MS-DOS is a ____________ operating system. A point-and-click Answer: C B user-friendly C command-driven D Mac

19. An interrupt handler is a(n): A location in memory that keepstrack of recently generated interrupts. B peripheral device. C utility program. D special numeric code that indicates the priority of a request. Answer: D

20. A spooler is a(n): A location in memory that maintains the contents of a document until it prints out. B print job. C program that coordinates the print jobs that are waiting to print. D message sent from the printerto the operating system when a print job is completed. Answer: C

21. Virtual memory is typically located: A on a floppy disk. C in a flash card. Answer: D B in the CPU. D on the hard drive.

22. The purpose of a swap (or page) file is to: A maintain pages of documents that are being spooled to the printer. B hold a program data or instructions in virtual memory when it canaE?t fit in RAM. C prevent thrashing in a multitasking environment. D allow multiple print jobs to print their pages out simultaneously. Answer: B

23. The definition of thrashing is: A swapping data between virtual memory and RAM too frequently. B insufficient hard disk space. C too many processors being managed by the operating system. D inaccurate information stored in the registry. Answer: A

24. All of the following are TRUE of Safe Mode EXCEPT: A Safe Mode is a special diagnostic mode. B Safe Mode loads all nonessential icons. C Safe Mode allows users to troubleshoot errors. D Safe Mode loads only the most essential devices. Answer: B

25. Verification of a login name and password is known as: A configuration. C authentication. Answer: C B accessibility. D logging in.

26. The combination of the operating system and the processor is referred to as the computer A CPU. C BIOS. Answer: B B platform. D CMOS.

27. The following message generally means: A a non system floppy has been left in the floppy disk drive. B the CD drive is not functioning. C the BIOS is corrupted. D there is a problem loading a device. Answer: A

28. Which of the following is the correct sequence of actions that takes place during the boot-up process? A Load operating system ? Activate BIOS ? Perform POST ? Check configuration settings B Activate BIOS ? Perform POST ?Load operating system ? Check configuration settings C Perform POST ? Load operating system ? Activate BIOS ? Check configuration settings D Activate BIOS ? Check configuration settings ? Perform POST ? Load operating system Answer: B

29. All of the following are steps involved in the boot process EXCEPT: A load the operating system into RAM. B the power-on self-test. C activate the basic input/output system (BIOS). D load application programs. Answer: D

30. The ____________, stored on a ROM chip, is responsible for loading the operating system from its permanent location on the hard drive into RAM. A BIOS C device driver Answer: A B API D supervisor program

31. The basic input/output system (BIOS) is stored in: A RAM. C the CPU. B ROM. D the hard drive. Answer: B

32. Ensuring that the essential peripheral devices are attached and operational is the ____________process. A configuration Answer: C B CMOS C POST D ROM

33. The memory resident portion of the operating system is called the: A registry. Answer: D B API. C CMOS. D kernel.

34. Which of the following does NOT occur during the power-on self-test (POST)? A The Scan Disk utility begins to run. B The video card and video memory are tested. C The BIOS identification process occurs. D Memory chips are checked to ensure they are working properly. Answer: A

35. All of the following are TRUE regarding virtual memory EXCEPT: A any amount of RAM can be allocated to virtual memory. B the setting for the amount of hard drive space to allocate to virtual memory can be manually changed. C this temporary storage is called the swap file (or page file). D virtual memory is physical space on the hard drive. Answer: A

36. The operating system allows users to organize the computer contents in a hierarchical structure of directories that include all of the following EXCEPT: A files. Answer: D B folders. D drives. D systems.

37. All of the following statements concerning windows are true EXCEPT: A windows are an example of a command-driven environment. B windows can be resized and repositioned on the desktop. C more than one window can be open at a time. D toolbars and scrollbars are features of windows. Answer: A

38. All of the following statements concerning files are true EXCEPT: A A file is a collection of related pieces of information stored together for easy reference. B Files can be generated from an application. C Files are stored in RAM. D Files should be organized in folders. Answer: C

39. Using Windows Explorer, a plus (+) sign in front of a folder indicates: A an open folder. B the folder contains subfolders. Answer: B C a text file. D. a graphics file.

40. In Windows XP, if you want to see the file size and modified dates of all files in a folder, the best viewing option is the __________ view. A List B Thumbnails C Details D Icon Answer: C

KVS Physical Education Teacher Exam Questions

1. The National Game of India is? (A)Cricket (C)Hockey (B) Football (D) Badminton

2. The amount of Blood comes out from ventricle, per minute iscalled? (A) Cardiac cycle (C) Cardiac volume (B) Cardiac output (D) Ventricle volume

3. A log distance runner must consume more quantity of? (A) Fat (C) Carbohydrate (B) Protein (D) Minerals

4. Ranga Swami Cup is awarded in? (A)Hockey (C)Cricket (B) Football (D) Volleyball

5. How we get injured in games? (A) Precaution habits (B) Long term training without rest

(C) When rules of games are not followed (D) Over confidence

6. The weight.of a Basket Ball is (A) 400-500 ounce (C) 567-650 ounce (B) 500-600 gm (D) 567-650 gm

7. Which of the following food stuff contains almost all ingredients of a balanced diet? (A) Meat (C) Chicken (B) Milk (D) Fish

8. Against which country Maradona scored the goal of the century? (A) Brazil (B) Germany (C) Italy (D) England

9. The length and width of a volley ball court is? (A) l7x9metre (C) l9xl0metre (B) l8x9metre (D) 20 x 10 metre

10. Which of the following concepts of health is the earliest concept? (A) The Bio-medical concept (C) The Religious concept (B) The Psycho-social concept (D) The Ecological concept

11. The height of human being is measured by? (A) Vernier scale (C) Stadio meter (B) Weighing scale (D) Dynamometer

12. Name the first Indian woman We won the Gold Medal in asian games (A) P. T. Usha (C) Shayni Abrahim (B) Sunita Rani (D) Kamaijit Sandhu

13. Which of the following game playground has bonus line (A) Basketball (B) Hockey (C) Kabaddi (D) Volleyball

14. In older, age, the common problem in eyes is (A) Cataract (C) Squint eyes (B) Black water (D) Farsightedness

15. Apparatus to measure fat percentage in body is? (A) Anthropometer (C) Skinfold Meter/Caliper (B) Tensiometer (D) Flesometer

16. One of the method of Teaching is? (A) Writing story (C) Demonstration (B) Writing (D) Search

17. The cause of postural defects/deformities is? (A) Balanced diet (C) Extra diet (B) Malnutrition (D) Sickness

18. Jogging at one spot? (A) Tightens muscles (B) Strengthens few muscles (C) Strengthens all the muscles except the hamstring (D) Weakens muscle

19. Long bones work in human body is? (A) To give strength (C) To work as lever (B) To give shelter (D) To provide base for muscular joint

20. During muscular contraction, if there is no change in the size of muscle, this contraction is said (A) Isometric (C) Isokinetic (B) Isotonic (D) Kinetic

21. The number of Muscle pairs, found in human body is? (A)200 (C)300 (B) 250 (D) 350

22.The position of India in 1st Asian games was? (A)I (B)II (C)V (D)IX

23. In one millilitre of blood, the number of platelets is stated to be about? (A) 1,00,000 (C) 3,00,000 (B) 2,00,000 (D) 4,00,000

24. Davis Cup is associated with? (A) Hockey (C) Baseball (B) Volleyball (D) Lawn Tennis

25. The amount of calories required by an adult of average body weight per day is? (A) 1500 calorie (C) 2500 calorie (B) 2000 calorie (D) 3000 calorie

26. For the good health which type of exercises are necessary? (A) Light (C) Medium type (B) Hard (tough) (D) Regular

27. In human body Fartlek develops (A)Speed (C)Strength (B) Endurance (D) Agility

28 The technique to swim. Fastest is? (A) Breast stroke (C) Free style (B) Butterfly (D) Back stroke

29. In test cricket, how many bouncers can be bowled in one over? (A)1 (B)2 (C)3 (D) 4

30. After emulsion, the digestion of fat is done by an enzyme called? (A)Renin (C)Trypsin (B) Amylase (D) Lipase

31. A perfect food, known as nutritious is one that? (A) Satisfies our hunger (C) Has been cooked very well (B) Contains all nutritious elements of food (D) Is easy to digest

32..The maximum quantity in the diet of small children should be Of (A) Protein (C) Minerals (B) Carbohydrate (D) Vitamins

33. Olympia city is situated in which country of the world? (A)Greece (B) Germany (C)Italy (D) China

34. For remaining fit and healthy, what is most important? (A) Aptitudes (C) Routines (B) Attitudes (D) Life style

35. Set Shot is related to? (A) Snooker (C) Basketball (B) Squash (D) Golf

36. The weight of Javelin for women is? (A)600 gm (B) 800 gm (C)825 gm (D) 700gm

37. Strategy Fast break is related with the game? (A) Athletics (B) Basketball (C) Swimming (D) Boxing

38. Health is primarily a responsibility of the? (A) Community (B) Individual (C) State (D) Parents

39. Appendix is helpful in Digestive system of human being for? (A) Helpful in digestion of food (B) Maintain the temperature during digestion process (C) Helpful in secreting the digestive juice (D) Not helpful in digestive process

40. The quality of Physical Education teacher is? (A) Civilized (C) Young (B) Good performance (D) Smart

41. Why good nutrition is necessary for good health? (A) Postural deformities (C) Instant replies (B) Development (D) Good habits

42. Aerobic power can be enhanced by? (A) Swimming (C) Short sprints (B) Circuit training (D) Long distance running

43. Blood gets de-oxygenated in? (A)Muscle (C)Lungs (B) Nerves (D) Heart

44. Goniometer measures (A)Agility (C)Speed (B) Strength (D) Flexibility

45. The Basal Metabolic Rate may vary from person to person but it is closely related to a person amount of? (A) Weight of the body (C) Muscular energy (B) Physical activity (D) Lean issue

46. The first National Marathon Race was organized at? (A) Allahabad (C) Kolkata (B) Pune (D) New Delhi

47. Physical exercise done in presence of oxygen, is called? (A) Aerobic exercise (C) Isometric exercise (B) Anaerobic exercise (D) Isokinetic exercise

48. Rovers Cup is associated with the game (A) Basket Ball (C) Boxing (B) Chess (D) Football

49. What is manufactured from the iron that we obtain from our diet? (A) Blood cells (C) Bone Marrow (B) Haemoglobin (D) Protoplasm

50. The highest sports award of India is (A) Arjun Award (C) Rajeev Gandhi Khel Ratan Answers: 1C 11 V 21 B 31 B 41 B 2B 12 D 22 B 32 A 42 B 3C 13 C 23 B 33 A 43 D 4A 14 A 24 D 34 C 5C 15 C 25 C 35 C 6D 16 C 26 D 36 A 46 C 7B 8D 9B 10 C (B) Dronacharya Award (D) Padam Vibhushan

17 B 18 A 27 D 28 C

19 C 20 A 29 B 30 D

37 B 38 B 39 D 40 B 47 A 48 D 49 B 50 C

44 D 45 B

PHYSICAL EDUCATION OBJECTIVE QUESTIONS

1. The landing arena of High Jump will be (A) 5x4mts (C) 5 x 3 mts (B) 5x5mts (D) 5 x 6 mts

2. Blood is purified in the human body by? (A) Carbon dioxide (C)Oxygen (B)Nitrogen (D) Hydrogen

3. Name the vitamin which is water soluble (A) Vitamin A (C) Vitamin E (B) Vitamin B (D) Vitamin K

4. Salivary g]and produces (A) Ptyalin (C) Pepsin (B) Adrenal (D) Renin

5. Who is responsible for sanitation /cleanliness in schools? (A) Principal (B) Cleaning worker

(C) Teacher and students (D) All of the above

6. Name the disease which is categorized as psychosomatic disease (A) Diabetes (C) Tuberculosis (B) Asthma (D) Small pox

7. According to rules, the colour of football goal post is? (A) Light yellow (C) Light blue (B) Green (D) White

8. How much protein a working woman must intake every day? (A)27gm (C)30gm (B) 46gm (D) 37gm

9. Which of the following line is related to volleyball? (A) Bonus line (C) Attack line (B)Baulk line (D) Service line

10. The tread mills training is prescribed for the injured athlete for the purpose of improving his/her (A)Muscle strength (C)Range of motion (B)Stability of the body (D)Muscle endurance

11. To which of the following chambers of the heart, is the aorta connected? (A)Left ventricle (C)Right auricle (B)Right ventricle (D)Left auricle

12. What will you do, if you burn by fire? (A) Lying down on floor (C) Will use maximum water\ (B) To cover with quilt (D) Remove all clothes

13. What is flexibility? (A) Isotonic movements (C) Concentration (B) Health (D) Long life

14. In which place World Class Hockey Academy is proposed to be established by International Hockey Federation? (A)Berlin (C)Madrid (B) Sydney (D) Dubai

15. The longest muscle in human body is? (A)Sartorius (C)Deltoid (B)Biceps (D)Lattismus Dorsi

16. The cardio respiratory capacity is related to (A) Strength (C)Normal physical endurance (B)Flexibility D)Agility

17. Shuttle run Test measures (A) Explosive strength (C) Agility (B) Speed endurance (D) Speed

18. Which of the following game team consists of both men and women players? (A)Corfball (C)Softball (B) Netball (D) Handball

19.Stimulus Response Theory was given by? (A) Frobel (B) E. L. Thorndike (C) Dr. Radhakrishnan (D) John Dewey

20. How many types of joints there in human body? (A)2 (B)3 (C)6 (D)9

21. Which of the famous Hockey player has written the book Golden Hat trick? (A) Ajit Pal Singh (C) Balbir Singh (B) Dhyan Chand (D) Surjit Singh

22. The types of swimming in competitions are? (A) 10 (B) 6 (C) 4 (D) 2

23. Which of the following vitamin we get from Sun rays? (A) Vitamin A (B) Vitamin B (C) Vitamin C (D) Vitamin D

24. How many entries are allowed per event in Athletics in Olympics? (A) 2 (B) 3 (C) 4 (D) 5

25. When did Cricket World Cup start? (A) 1970 (B) 1975 (C) 1979 (D) 1973

26. Reason of constipation is due to (A) Less functioning of large intestine (C) Less make of water (B) Extra eating (D) More intake of water

27. What was the Mascot of first Asian games held at New Delhi? (A) Jantar Mantar (C) Lotus flower (B) Kutub Minar (D) Appu

28. The weight of a hockey ball approximately is (A) 5.5 ounce to 5.75 ounce (C) 6 ounce to 6.5 ounce (B) 5 ounce to 5.5 ounce (D)5.75 ounce to 6 ounce

129. How many events are therein Heptathlan? (A)5 (B) 6 (C)7 (D) 9

30. In which country Indian women cricket team won the test series first time? (A) New Zealand (C) Australia (B) South Africa (D) England

31. Pele is related to which game? (A) Cricket (C) Swimming (B) Horse Riding (D) Football

32. The normal temperature of a healthy human being is? (A) 98.4A F (C) 96.6A F (B) 95.5A F (D) 97.4A F

33. The life span of Red Blood corpuscles is not more than (A) 120 days (B) 130 days (C) 140 days (D) 150 days

34. What is the resting stroke volume per beat of heart? (A) 20-40 ml (B) 40-60 ml (C) 60-80 ml (D) 80-100 ml

35. The length of trachea (wind pipe) in an adult person is about? (A) 20 cm (B) 15 cm (C) 10 cm (D) 05 cm

36 By which hormone High Blood Sugar level can be controlled in stomach? (A) Glucose (C) Thyroxin (B) Insulin (D) Non-Apinefreen

37. Are heavy exercises good for sound sleep? (A) Yes (B) No (C) Sometimes (D) Never

38. Balanced diet contains (A) Protein (B) Vitamin (C) Carbohydrates (D) All of the above

39. The longest bone in human body is? (A)Ulna (B) Tibia (C)Femur (D) Humerus

40. The main source of vitamin A is? (A)Egg (B) Banana (C)Carrot (D) Potato

41. Fatigue comes during training due to? (A) Lactic acid (C)Carbon Di Oxide (B) Adrenal (D) pH-Factors

42. What energy do minerals supply to the body? (A) Chemical (C) Thermal (B) Electrical (D) No energy

43. The Olympic games in 2016 will be held at? (A) London (B) America (C) Holland (D) Brazil

44. The measuring instrument of Blood pressure is? (A) Steadiometer (C) Sphygmomanometer (B) Menometer (D) Dynamometer

45. The minimum number of players required in a team to start a Basketball match is? (A) 4 (B) 5 (C) 3 (D) 12

46. What is Blood? (A) Tissue (C) Blood Platelets (B) Liquid Tissue (D) Special Tissue

47. Water percentage in plasma is? (A)60% (B) 70% (C)80% (D) 90%

48. Who declares the Olympic games close (A) Chairman JOC (C) Secretary IOC B) President IOC (D) Prime Minister of the country

49. The width of a lane in an athletic track is? (A)1.20 mt (C)1.19 mt (B) 1.21 mt (D) 1.22 mt

50. During a hockey match, if the ball is stuck in the Goalkeeper pads then game is restarted (A) By Bully (C) By hit from outside D (B) By centre back pass (D) By toss

Answers: 1 C 2 C 3 B 4 A 5 D 6 A 7 D 8 D 9 D 10 D 11 A 12 D 13 A 14 D 15 A 16 C 17 C 18 C 19 B 20 B 21 C 22 C 23 D 24 B 25 B 26 A 27 A 28 A 29 C 30 D 31 D 32 A 33 A 34 C 35 C 36 B 37 B 38 D 39 C 40 C 41 A 42 D 43 D 44 C 45 B 46 B 47 D 48 A 49 D 50 A

GENERAL AWARENESS QUESTIONS FOR PSU RECRUITMENT

1 Which one of the following European countries borders Atlantic Ocean? (1) Portugal Ans. (1) (2) Austria (3) Finland (4) Romania

2. Consider the following statements: 1. Greenland is an overseas territory of France. 2. Bermuda an overseas territory of UK is situated in Western Atlantic. 3. State of Bahrain is situated in the Persian Gulf. Which of these statements is/are correct? (1) l, 2, and 3 (2) 2 only (3) 2 and 3 (4) l and 3 Ans. (3)

3. If the usual rule of calculation of time were applied for the extremes of Gujarat and Arunachal Pradesh, then approximately time (1) at Gujarat would be ahead of that at Arunachal Pradesh by about 3 hours (2) at Gujarat would be ahead of that at Arunachal Pradesh by about 2 hours (3) at Arunachal Pradesh would be ahead of that at Gujarat by 2 hours (4) at Arunachal Pradesh would be ahead of that at Gujarat by 2 hours Ans. (4)

4. While the time in India is 4 pm, that corresponding time (approximate) in? (1) Auckland (New Zealand) is 6 pm (3) Tokyo(Japan) is 2 p.m. Ans. (2) (2) London (England) is 10.30 am (4) Cairo (Egypt) is 5 p.m.

5. Consider the following statements: 1. Lord Mountbatten was sent toIndia in place of Lord Wavell as the Governor General of India in March 1947. 2. In July 1947, British Government passed the Act containing the main provisions of the Mountbatten Plan. This is known as the Indian Independence Act. Which of these statements is/are correct? (1) 1 only (2) 2 only (3) Both l and 2 (4) Neither 1 nor 2 Ans. (3)

6. The human immune deficiency virus (HIV) is a living entity because it can: (1) move from one cell to another (3) undergo auto-reproduction Ans. (1) (2) disturb host cell respiration (4) cause disease in the host

7. Which of the following States is the first to have enacted a comprehensive legislation to protect the girl child? (1) Karnataka (3) Maharashtra (2) Goa (4) Madhya Pradesh Ans. (4)

8. Match List-I ( Tennis Player ) with List-II ( Country ) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists: List-I (Tennis Player) A. Justine Henin-Hardenne B. Kim Clijsters C. Tim Henman D. Andy Roddick List-II (Country) 1. Belum 2. England 3 Australia 4. US 5. Spain Code: ABCD Ans. (3) (1) 1 4 3 4 (2) 5 1 2 3 (3) 1 1 2 4 (4) 5 4 3 2

9. Select the correct sequence in the decreasing order of contribution to the forest-cover of India: (1) Dense forest Open forest Mangrove forest (2) Open forest Dense forest Mangrove forest (3) Dense forest Mangrove forest Open forest (4) Open forest Mangrove forest Dense forest Ans. (2)

10. Consider the following statements: 1. Astra is an air-to-air guided missile which was recently test-fired. 2. Recently test-fired Akash is a medium range surface to surface missile. Which of these statements is/are correct? (1) 1 only (3) Both 1and 2 (2) 2 only (4) Neither 1 nor 2. Ans. (1)

11. Which of the following countries is not included in 0-8 (Group of eight industrialized countries) (1) Italy (3) Holland (2) Russia (4) Canada. Ans. (3)

12. Match List ( Dance Forms ) with List-II ( State ) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists: List-I (Dance Forms) A. Kathakali B. Kuchipudi C. Bharat Natyam List-II (State) 1. Tamil Nadu 2. Kerala 3. Andhra Pradesh 4. Orissa 5. Karnataka Code: ABC (1) 2 3 4 (3) 2 3 1 Ans. (3) (2) 5 3 2 (4) 5 4 2

13. Gross National Product of a country Is the sum of the market value of all the goods and services produced in a year (1) plus export earnings (3) minus foreign aid Ans. (4) (2) plus market value of imports. (4) plus net Income from abroad

14. India had a plan holiday: (1) after the China-India War of 1962 (3) after the liberation of Bangladesh in 1971 Ans. (2) (2) after the drought of 1966 (4) after the India-Pakistan War in 1965

15. In the Constitution of India promotion of International peace and security is included In the(1) Preamble of the Constitution (3) Fundamental Duties Ans. (2) (2) Directive Principles of State Policy (4) Ninth Schedule

16. Consider the following statements related to the Prime Minister of India: 1. He signs the bills passed by the two Houses of the Parliament on behalf of the President during his absence. 2. He assists the President in making all the appointments. 3. He communicates to the President all the decisions of the Council of Ministers. Which of these statements are correct? (1) 1, 2, and 3 (2) l and 2 (3) l and 3 (4) 2 and 3 Ans. (4)

17. Match List-I ( Place ) with List -II ( State ) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists: List-I (Place) A. Sriharikota B. Thumba C. Hasan D. Chandipur List-II (State) 1. Karnataka 2. Andhra Pradesh 3. Orissa 4. Kerala 5. Tamil Nadu Code: ABCD (1) 1 3 5 4 (3) 1 4 5 3 Ans. (2) (2) 2 4 1 3 (4) 2 3 1 4

18. Separation of the Judiciary from the executive in public service of the State is enjoined by (1) the Preamble of the Constitution of India (2) a judicial decision (3) the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India (4) a Directive Principle of State Policy Ans. (4)

19. Which one amongst the following is the oldest Dynasty? (1) Pallava Dynasty (3) Maurya Dynasty Ans. (3) (2) Chola Dynasty (4) Gupta Dynasty

20. The Chalukya King who defeated Harshavardhana on the banks of the Narmada was: (1) Pulakesin II (3) Mangalesa Ans. (1) (2) Srimukha (4) Kirtivarman I

21. Who among the following Indian rulers was a contemporary of Akbar? (1) Rani Durgawati (3) Martanda Varma Ans. (1) (2) Ahilya Bai (4) Raja Sawai Jai Singh

22. Consider the following statements related to Raja Rammohan Roy: 1. He advocated widow remarriage. 2. He strongly .advocated for theabolition of Sati system 3. He advocated for the promotion of English education. Which of these statements is/are correct? (1) 1 only (2) 1 and 2 (3) 2 and 3 (4) 1, 2, and 3 Ans. (3)

23. Tissue culture is: (1) growing of tiny plant fragments in a nutrient solution (2) a system of physical exercise for the regeneration of body tissues (3) growing of plant fragments on tissue paper (4) culturing of bacteria on tissue paper Ans. (1)

24. Match List-I ( Substance ) with List-II( Constituent ) and, select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists: List-I (Substance) A. White paint B. Glass C. Artificial fertilizer D. Match-stick List-II (Constituent) 1. Titanium dioxide 2. Phosphorus 3. Sodium silicate 4. Potassium sulphate 5. Potassium chloride Code: ABCD (1) 4 3 5 2 (3) 4 2 5 3 Ans. (4) (2) 1 2 4 3 (4) 1 3 4 2

25. The six distinct schools of Indian philosophy Vedanta, Mimamsa, Sankhya, Yoga, Nyaya,Valsesika became fully articulated during the: (1) Vedic age Ans. (4) (2) Gupta age (3) Kushana age (4) Mauryan age

26. Gautama Buddha attained pari- nirvana at: (1) Lumbini Ans. (3) (2) Sarnath (3) Kushinagar (4) Bodh Gaya

27. Who among the following belongs to the period of Kanishka? 1. Buddhaghosa 3. Vasumitra 2. Nagarjuna 4. Asvaghosa

Select the correct answer using the codes given below: Code: (1) 2, 3, and 4 (2) 1, 2, and 3 (3) 1, 3, and 4 (4) 1 and Ans. (1)

28. Match List-I ( Disease ) with List-II ( Nature of Disease ) and select the correct answer using the codes given blow the Lists: List-I (Disease) A. Filaria B. Epilepsy C. Enteric fever D. Mumps Code: ABCD (1) 2 3 4 1 (3) 2 1 4 3 (2) 4 1 2 3 (4) 4 3 2 1 Ans. (2) List-II (Nature of Disease) 1.Hereditary 2. Waterborne 3. Contagious 4. Insect-Transmitted

29. Consider the following statements: 1. In India, the maximum part of electric energy is generated by the hydroelectric plants. 2. In India, the maximum part of electric energy is generated by the thermal power plants. 3. Neyveli Lignite Corporation Ltd. is located in Tamil Nadu Which of these statements is/are correct? (1) 2 and 3 (2) l and 3 (3) 2 only (4) 3 only Ans. (1)

30. The layer of the atmosphere which makes radio communication possible is (1) troposphere (3) ionosphere Ans. (3) (2) tropopause (4) stratosphere

31. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? (1) Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Manav Sangrahalaya : Bhopal (2) Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture : Kolkata (3) Khuda Bakhsh Oriental PublicLibrary : Lucknow (4) Anthropological Survey of India (Headquarters) : Kolkata Ans. (1)

32. Consider the following statements: The Estimates Committee 1. is an ad hoc committee. 2. has members from both the Houses of Parliament. 3. has members drawn entirely from the Lok Sabha.

Which of these statements is/are correct? (1) l and 2 (2) 1 and 3 (3) 2 only (4) 3 only Ans. (3)

33. The Fundamental Duties of the Indian citizens were laid down by which of the following Amendments to the Constitution of India? (1) 40th Amendment (3) 42nd Amendment (2) 41st Amendment (4) 43rd Amendment Ans. (4)

34. Match list-I ( Person ) with List-II ( Organization ) and select the correct answer using the codes given below the Lists: List-I (Person) A. C. P. Jain B. M. S. Ramachandran C. Sunil Arora D. G. N. Bajpai Code: ABCD List-II (Organization) 1. Indian Oil Corporation 2. National Thermal Power Corporation 3. Securities and Exchange Board of India 4. Indian Airlines

(1) 4 1 2 3 (3) 4 3 2 1 Ans. (4)

(2) 2 3 4 1 (4) 2 1 4 3

35. Consider the following statement related to the 50th National Film Awards: 1. Aishwarya Rai got the Best Actress award for her role in the film Devdas. 2. Aparna Sen got the Best Director award for the film Mr. and Mrs. Iyer 3. Konkona Sen got the Best Actress award or her role in the film Mr. and Mrs. Iyer 4. Sanjay Lela Bhansali got the Best Director award for the film Devdas. Which of these statements are correct? (1) 1 and 2 (3) 3 and 4 (2) 2 and 3 (4) 1 and 4 Ans. (2)

36. Consider the following statements: 1. In July 2003, East Bengal Club won the L.G Asean Cup football tournament defeating Bec Tero Sasana Club of Indonesia at Jakarta 2. Sandip Nandy of East Bengal Club was adjudged the best goalkeeper of this tournament. 3. Baichung Bhutia of East Bengal Club was the highest goal scorer of the tournament. Which of these statements are correct? (1) 2 and 3 (2) 1 and 3 (3) l and 2 (4) 1, 2, and 3 Ans. (2)

37. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: List-I A. Linux B. Pentium C. C ++ D. Modem List-II 1. Internet 2. Programming language 3. Microprocessor 4. Operating system 5. Laser printer Codes: ABCD (1) 2 1 5 3 (3) 2 3 5 1 Ans. (2) (2) 4 3 2 1 (4) 4 1 2 3

38 Consider the following statements: 1. Indo-Tibetan Border Police was raised after the Chinese aggression. 2. Border Security Force was raised in 1965. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy is located in Udaipur. Which of these statements are correct. (1) 2 and 3 (2) 1 and 2 (3) 2 and 3 (4) l and 3 Ans. (2)

39. Consider the following statements: 1. The President of India can promulgate an Ordinance at any time if he is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary for him to take immediate action. 2. The Vice-President of India can be re-elected to his post. Which of these statements is/are correct? (1) 1 only (2) 2 only (3) Both 1 and 2 (4) Neither 1 nor 2 Ans. (2)

40. Jharkhand does not share boundary with (1) West Bengal (3) Chhattisgarh Ans. (4) (2) Orissa (4) Madhya Pradesh

41. Bhimbetka which was been conferred the status of World Heritage Site is situated in: (1) Orissa (3) Madhya Pradesh (2) Rajasthan (4) Bihar Ans. (3)

42. Prof. Raghuram Rajan is/was associated as Chief Economist of: (1) World Trade Organization (3) International Monetary Fund Ans. (3) (2) World Bank (4) Economic and Social Council of the UNO

43. The autobiography Living History has been authored by (1) Margaret Atwood (3) Hillary Clinton Ans. (3) (2) Benazir Bhutto (4) Monica Lewinsky

44. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? (1) Jacques Chirac : President of France (2) Gerhard Schroeder : Chancellor of Germany (3) Silvio Berlusconi : Prime Minister of Italy (4) Jean ChrActien : President of Austria Ans. (4)

45. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? (1) Nalin Surie : Ambassador to America (2) Shiv Shankar Menon : High Commissioner to Pakistan (3) S. K. Sinha : Governor of Jammu & Kashmir (4) K. Kasturirangan : Chairman, Indian Space Research Organization Ans. (4)

46. No Biosphere Reserve. has been set up at (1) Nilgiri (3) Gulf of Mannar Ans. (4) (2) Sunderbans (4) Gulf of Kuchchh

47. Consider the following statements: 1. Antrix is the commercial arm of ISRO for marketing Indian space capabilities. 2. Megha-Tropiques is a joint satellite mission of ISRO and Russian Space Agency for atmospheric studies. Which of these statements is/are correct? (1) 1 only (2) 2 only (3) Both 1 and 2 (4) Neither 1 nor 2 Ans. (1)

48. Bauxite is the principal ore of: (1) Copper (2) Aluminum (3) Iron (4) Zinc Ans. (2)

49. Consider the following statements: 1. State Central Library is located at Mumbai. 2. National Library is located at New Delhi. Which of these statements is/are correct? (1) 1 only (3) Both 1 and 2 Ans. (1) (2) 2 only (4) Neither 1 nor 2

50. Match List-I ( Major Port ) with List-II ( State ) and select thecorrect answer using the codes given below the Lists: List-I (Major Port) A. Jawaharlal Nehru Port B. Paradip Port C. Kandla Port D. Ennore Port Code: ABCD (1) 4 1 2 3 (3) 4 3 2 1 Ans. (2) (2) 2 3 4 1 (4) 2 1 4 3 List-II (Estate) 1. Tamil Nadu 2. Maharashtra 3. Orissa 4. Gujarat

GENERAL AWARENESS PRACTICE QUESTIONS

1 In which one of the following animals is respiration done by skin? (1) Flying fish (3) Frog Ans. (3) (2) Sea horse (4) Chameleon

2. Foot and Mouth Disease is found in (1) Cats and bogs (3) Poultry Ans. (2) 3. Who of the following recognized that large quantity of energy is released as a result of the fusion of hydrogen nuclei to form deuterium? (1) Enrico Fermi (3) Hans Bethe Ans. (3) (2) Glenn Seaborg (4) Werner Heisenberg (2) Cattle (4) Humans

4. Brass is an alloy of which of the following pairs of metals? (1) Aluminum and Copper (3) Copper and Tin Ans. (4) (2) Chromium and Tin (4) Copper and Zinc

5. Which one of the following bacteria helps in improving the soil fertility? (1) Clostridium\ (3) Salmonella (2) Rhizobium (4) Staphylococcus Ans. (2)

6. Consider the following statements: 1. In a person suffering from Myopia, the image of a distant object is formed behind the retina. 2. Myopia can be corrected by using a concave lens. Which of the above statements is/are correct ? (1) l only (2) 2 only (3) Both land 2 (4) Neither 1 nor 2 Ans. (2)

7. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: List-I (Theory/Law/Principle) A. Electromagnetism B. Principles of Inheritance C. Laws of Inertia D. Theory of Natura1 Selection Codes: (a) (b) (c) (d) (1) 1 4 3 2 (3) 1 3 4 2 Ans. (2) (2) 2 3 4 1 (4) 2 4 3 1 List -II (Scientist) 1.Darwin 2. Faraday 3.Mendel 4.Newton

8. Which one of the following is a vitamin? (1) Citric acid (3) Glutamic acid Ans. (2) (2) Folic acid (4) Linoleic acid

9. Which one of the following varieties of coal is considered the best quality? (1) Anthracite (3) Lignite Ans. (1) (2) Bituminous (4) Peat

10. Who of the following discovered the laws of planet aryorbits? (1) Galileo Galilee (3) Johannes Kepler Ans. (3) (2) Nicholas Copernicus (4) Isaac Newton

11. Consider the following statements: 1. The main constituent of LPG isButane. 2. The main constituent of Biogas is Methane. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (1) 1 only (2) 2 only (3) Both l and 2 (4) Neither 1 nor 2 Ans. (3)

12. Through which one among the following materials does sound travel slowest? (l) Air (3) Water Ans. (1) (2) Glass (4) Wood

13. Which one of the following is used in preparing match sticks? (1) Chile saltpeter (3) Red phosphorus Ans. (3) (2) Indian saltpetre (4) Sodium bicarbonate

14. Consider the following pairs: 1. Rewalsar lake : Himachal Pradesh 2. Nakki lake : Madhya Pradesh 3 Renuka lake : Uttarakhand Which of the above pairs is/are correct? (1) l only (2) 1 and 2 only (3) 2 and 3only (4) 1, 2 and 3 Ans. (1)

15. Which National Highway connects Chennai and Vishakhapatnam? (1) NH 4 Ans. (2) (2) NH 5 (3) NH 6 (4) NH 8

16. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below thelists: List-I (Scientist) A. Birbal Sahni B. Ramanujan Srinivasa C. Sir C.V. Raman D. Sir J. C. Bose Codes: (1) 3 1 4 2 (a) (b) (c) (d) (2) 2 1 4 3 (3) 3 4 1 2 (4) 2 4 1 3 Ans. (2) List-II (Well known as) 1. Mathematician 2. Paleobotanist 3. Physicist-Botanist 4. Physicist

17. The Phenomenon of total internal reflection is observed in which one of the following? (1) Glowing tube light (3) Sparkling diamond Ans. (3) (2) Light passing through lens (4) Twinkling star

18. From which year did Saka era begin? (1) 78 B.C. (3) l78 A.D. Ans. (2) (2) 78 A.D. (4) 278 A.D.

19. Among the following elements, which one is not present in pure sugar? (1) Carbon (3) Nitrogen Ans. (3) (2) Hydrogen (4) Oxygen

20. Match List-I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the List-I (Organization) A. UNESCO B. IMF C. ILO D. UNIDO Codes: (a) (b) (c) (d) (1) 2 1 4 3 (3) 3 1 4 2 (2) 2 4 1 3 (4) 3 4 1 2 Ans. (2) List-II (Headquarters) 1. Geneva 2. Paris 3. Vienna 4. Washington. D.C.

21. By convention, who of the following is the Chairman of Press Council of India? (1) An eminent journalist of India (2) A senior Civil Services Officer (3) A retired Judge of the Supreme Court of India. (4) The Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Ans. (3)

22. Consider the following statements: 1. No money bill can be introduced in the Parliament without the recommendation ofthe President of India. 2. The Prime Minister appoints Finance Commission for distribution of taxes between the Union and the States. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (1) 1 only (2) 2 only

(3) Both l and 2 Ans. (1)

(4) Neither 1 nor 2

23. Five Year Plans in India are finally approved by the: (1) Union Cabinet (2) President on the advice of Prime Minister (3) National Development Council (4) Planning Commission Ans. (3)

24. In India, the power to increase the number Of judges in the Supreme Court lies with: (1) The President of India (3) The Union Ministry of Law Ans. (4) (2) The Chief Justice of India (4 The Parliament of India

25. In the Constitution of India, promotion of international peace and security is mentionedin the: (1) Preamble to the Constitution (3) Fundamental Duties Ans. (2) (2) Directive Pincip1es of State Policy (4) Ninth Schedule

26. Consider the, following statements: 1. The Prune Minister of India is the ex-officio Chairman of the Planning Commission. 2. The Union Finance Minister Is the ex-officio Chairman of the Finance Commission. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(1) l only (2) 2 only (3) Both l and 2 (4) Neither 1 nor 2 Ans. (1)

27. Consider the following statements: 1. When Vice-President acts as President of India. he ceases to perform the function of the Chairman of Rajya Sabha. 2. The President of India can promulgate Ordinances at any time except where both Houses of Parliament are in session. Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (1) 1 only (2) 2 Only (3) Both 1 and 2 (4) Neither 1 nor 2 Ans. (3)

28. The maximum number of members that the Legislative Assembly of a State in India can have is: (1) 400 (3) 500 Ans. (3) (2) 450 (4) 550

29. Bank rate is the rate at which the Reserve Bank of India provides loans to: (1) Public sector Understandings (2) Scheduled Commercial Banks (3) Private Cooperate Sector (4) Non-Banking Financial Institutions Ans. (2)

30. Who is empowered by the constitution of India to dissolve the Lok Sabha before expiry of its term? (1) The Prime Minister of India on the advice of the Speaker of the Lok Sabha (2) The President of India (3) The President of India on the advice of the Prime Minister of India (4) The Speaker of the Lok Sabha Ans. (3)

31. In which year was Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana launched? (1) 2004 Ans. (2) (2) 2005 (3) 2006 (4) 2007

32. The Uruguay Round negotiations resulted in the establishment of: (1) NATO Ans. (4) (2) OECD (3) WHO (4) WTO

33. With reference to the Union Government, which one of the following does undertake the country -wide Economic Census? (1) Department of Expenditure (3) Planning Commission Ans. (2) (2) The National Sample Survey Organization. (4) The Central Statistical Organization

34. Geeta Chandran is well known as a /an: (1) Bharatnatyam dancer (3) Film director Ans. (1) (2) Classical Carnatic vocalist (4) Exponent of Violin

35. With reference to Indian Freedom Struggle consider the following statements: 1. P.C. Ray founded the Bengal Chemical Works. 2. V. O. Chidambaram Pillai set up the Steam Navigation Company Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (1) 1 only (2) 2 only (4) Neither 1 nor 2 Ans. (3)

(3) Both 1 and 2

36. Who of the following was the first speaker of the Lok Sabha? (1) G. S. Dhillon (3) Hukam Singh Ans. (2) (2) G. V. Mavalankar (4) K. S. Hegde

37. Who of the following Is associated with Tashkent agreement? (1) Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (3) Indira Gandhi (2) Lal Bahadur Shastri (4) Morarji Desai Ans. (2)

38. Simon Commission was appointed to look into the working of the: (1) Indian Councils Act, 1892 (3) Government of India Act, 1919 Ans. (3) (2) Government of India Act, 1909 (4) Government of India Act, 1935

39 Which one of the following is a primate? (1) Bear (3) Pangolin Ans. (2) (2) Lions (4) Otter

40. Consider the following: 1. Potato 2. Radish 3.Turnip 4.Yam

In which of the above are roots used as vegetables? (1) 1, 2 and 3 Ans. (2) (2) 2, 3 and 4 (3) 2 and 4 only (4) l and 3 only

41. Which one of the following metals is found in plaster of paris? (1) Calcium (3) Potassium Ans. (1) (2) Magnesium (4) Sodium.

42. Which one of the following is an enzyme? (1) Glucagon (3) Somatotropin (2) insulin (4) Trypsin Ans. (4)

43. International Date line passes through which of the following? (1) Atlantic ocean (3) Mediterranean sea Ans. (4) (2) Black sea (4) Pacific ocean

44. The deficiency of which one of the following causes a disease called Pellagra? (1) Ascorbic acid (3) Nicotinic acid Ans. (4) (2) Folic acid (4) Pantothenic acid

45, Match List-I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists: List-I (Disease) A. Filaria B. Influenza C. Ringworm D. Typhoid Codes: (a) b) (c) (d) (1) 1 2 4 3 (3) 3 2 4 1 Ans. (4) (2) 1 4 2 3 (4) 3 4 2 1 List-II (Type of causative organism) 1. Bacteria 2. Fungus 3. Nematode 4. Virus

46. From the evolutionary point of view, which one of the following is closer to man? (1) Dolphin (3) Shark Ans. (1) (2) Flying fish (4) Tortoise

47. Who of the following is known as Lokahitavadi? (1) G. H. Deshmukh (3) J. G. Phule Ans. (1) (2) G. K. Gokhale (4) M. G. Ranade

48. With reference to Indian freedom struggle which one among the following events occurred earliest? (1) Gandhi-Irwin Pact (3) Cripps Mission Proposals Ans. (2) (2) Lucknow Pact (4) August offer

49. During India freedom struggle. which one of the following led to the first aE~All India Hartal? (1) Protest against Rowlatt Act (2) Protest against Jallianwala Bagh Massacre (3) Trial of Mahatma Gandhi (4) Arrival of Simon Commission Ans. (4)

50 . The Non-Cooperation movement was called off as a result of agitation at which one of the following places? (1) Calcutta (3) Chauri Chaura Ans. (3) (2) Champaran (4) Meerut

PRACTICE GENERAL STUDIES QUESTIONS

1. Consider the following pairs: 1. Ilbert Bill : Lord Hastings 2. August Offer : Lord Ripon Which of the above pairs is are correctly matched? (1) 1 only (2) 2 only (3) Both 1 and 2 (4) Neither 1 nor 2 Ans. (4)

2. Who of the following founded the East India Association? (1) C.R. Das (3) Devendra Nath Tagore Ans. (2) (2) Dadabhai Naoroji (4) V. D. Savarkar

3. Who of the following started the newspaper Bande Mataram? (1) Barindra Kumai Ghose (3) Devendra Nath Tagore Ans. (2) (2) Bipin Chandra Pal (4) Surendra Nath Banerjee

4. Consider the following famous historical persons: 1. Ashvaghosha 3. Nagarjuna 2. Bhavabhuti 4. Naga sena

Who of the above are Buddhist scholars? (1) 1 and 3 only (2) 2, 3 and 4 (3) 1, 3, and 4 (4) 1, 2 and 4 Ans. (3)

5. Which one among the following types of forests exhibits highest bio-diversity? (1) Dry deciduous forest (3) Moist deciduous forest Ans. (2) (2) Tropical rain forest (4) Mangrove forest

6. Among the following rivers, which one is the longest? (1) Godavari (3) Mahanadi (2) Krishna (4) Narmada Ans. (1)

7. Where is the headquarters of Asian Development Bank? (1) Jakarta (3) Singapore Ans. (2) (2) Manila (4) Bangkok

8. The National River Conservation Directorate is under: (1) Ministry of Agriculture (3) Ministry of Earth Sciences Ans. (2) (2) Ministry of Environment and Forest (4) Ministry of Water Resources

9. Consider the following statements: 1. Mikhail Gorbachev was the first President of Russian Federation 2 Dmitry Medvedev Vs the fifth President of Russian Federation Which of the statements given above is/are correct? (1) 1 only (2) 2 only (3) Both 1 and 2 (4) Neither 1 nor 2 Ans. (2)

10. Who of the. following is the author of the book My Country, My Life (1) A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (3) L. K. Advani Ans. (3) (2) Atal Behari Vajpayee (4) Shashi Tharoor

11. Which one of the following beaches is visited by Olive Ridley turtles annually for mass nesting? (1) Chandipur (3) Gopalpur Ans. (2) (2) Gahirmatha (4) Paradip

12. The administration of the English East India Company in India came to an end In: (1) 1857 Ans. (2) (2) 1858 (3) 1862 (4) 1892

13. Who of the following is not a sports person? (1) C. B. Bhave. (3) Samaresh Jung Ans. (1) (2) P. T. Raghunath (4) Suma Shirur

14. The famous name Vikram Pandit is associated with: (1) Cairn Energy (3) PepsiCo Ans. (2) (2) Citigroup (4) Vodafone

15. What is H5N1 recent times? (1) A new multi-purpose helicopter of Indian Army (2) A virus causing Bird Flu (3) The nearest galaxy to our own Milky way (4) A genetically modified rice plant Ans. (2)

16. The Jarawa tribe lives in which one of the following States/Union Territories? (1) Arunachal Pradesh (3) Andaman and Nicobar Islands Ans. (3) (2) Assam (4) Lakshadweep Islands

17. A very young sportsperson of India, Virdhawal Khade is a: (1) Boxer (3) Golfer (2) Chess player (4) Swimmer Ans. (4)

18. Which one among the following is a water soluble vitamin? (1) Vitamin A (3) Vitamin E Ans. (2) (2) Vitamin C (4) Vitamin K

19. Which one of the following is a pigment? (1) Albumin (3) Keratin (2) Elastin (4) Melanin Ans. (4)

20. On which one of the following dates did Jawaharlal Nehru unfurl the tri-color national flag on the banks of the Ravi as the clock struck the midnight? (1) 31st December, 1929 (3) 31st December, 1931 Ans. (1) (2) 26th January, 1930 (4) 26th January, 1933

21. Tipu Sultan died fighting the English. forces under: (1) Lord Cornwallis (3) Lord Dalhousie Ans. (2) (2) Lord Wellesley (4) Lord Hastings

22. The battle of Wandiwash was fought between: (1) Marathas and Portuguese (3) The English. and Portuguese Ans. (2) (2) The English and the French (4) Marathas and the English

23. The author of Nildarpana was: (1) Dinabandhu Mitra (3) Devendra Nath Tagore Ans. (1) (2) Sivnath Sastri (4) Harishchandra Mukherjee

24. The first weekly Bengali newspaper Samachar Darpan was published by: (1) Harish Chandra Mukherjee (3) Marshman Ans. (3) (2) Dinabandhu Mitra (4) Vidyasagar

25. Who among the following Peshswas was popularly known as Nana-Saheb? (1) Balaji Vishwanath (3) Balaji Baji Rao Ans. (3) (2) Baji Rao (4) Madhav Rao I

26. Who was responsible for the introduction of the Vernacular Press Act of 1878? (1) Lord Mayo (3) Lord Ripon Ans. (2) (2) Lord Lytton (4) Lord Curzon

27. Alauddin Khalji captured the Delhi throne after securing fabulous wealth from: (1) Chanderi (3) Devagiri Ans. (3) (2) Gujarat (4) Madurai

28. Who of the following was a contemporary of Gautama Buddha? (1) Bhadrabahu (3) Parsvanatha Ans. (4) (2) Chandragupta Maurya (4) Varadhamana Mahavira

30. When Babur Invaded India who was the ruler of Vijayanagara empire in South India? (1) Saluva Narasimha (3) Krishna Deva Raya (2) Devaraya II (4) Sadasiva Raya

The solved Model question papers of bank exam are given below:

1 At present the salary of President of India is (a) Rs. 50,000 (c) Rs. 85,000 (b) Rs. 75,000 (d) Rs. 1,00,000

2 What is the minimum age prescribed in India for citizen to cast their vote ? (a) 18 years (b) 21 years (c) 16 years (d) 20 years

3 Who decides whether a bill is a money bill or not ? a) President (c) Finance Minister (b) Prime minister (d) Speaker of the lok sabha

4 The World Press Freedom Day is observed on (a)12TH December (c) 15TH September (b) 03RD May (d) 01ST December

5 Who was the last viceroy of India ? (a) Lord linlithgow (c) Lord Wavell (b) Lord Mountbatten (d) Clement Attlee

6 The world trade organization was formed in (a) 1991 (b) 1995 (c) 1997 (d) 1999

7 Who had estimated national income in India first (a) V.K.R.V. Rao (b) Dadabhi Naoroji (c) R.C. Dutt (d) D.R. Gadgil

8 Cuscuta is a (a) Partial stem parasite (c) Partial root parasite (b) Complete stem parasite (d) Complete root parasite

9 The function unit of the kidney is (a) Neuron (b) Glomerolus (c) Nephron (d) Ureter

10 Copper is refined by (a) Roasting (c) Electrolysis (b) Oxidation (d) Zone refining

11 The important unit of a microprocessor is (a) ALU (c) Control unit (b) Array of registers (d) All of these

12 Who was the first actress to be conferred with the honors of Padma Shree (a) Kanan Davi (c) Sulochana (b) Devika Rani (d) Nargis Dutt

13 What is the net profit percentage of SBI during the year 2007-08 ? (a) 26.5 % (c) 34.34 % (b) 30.25 % (d) 48.18 %

14 The union cabinet has decided to increases the number of judges in the Supreme Court including the chief justice from 26 to (a) 27 (b) 28 (c) 30 (d) 31

15 The union government has recently banned the export of which of the following cereals? (a) Rice (c) Maize (b) Wheat (d) None of these

16 Chine has hiked its defense expenditure by S. Per cent to raise it to $ 57.22 billion (a) 17.6 (b) 18.5 (c) 20.2 (d) 22.5

17 Who has bagged the 53rd film fare awards for best actress (a) Aishwarya Rai (c) Rani Mukherjee (b) Preity Zinta (d) Kareena Kapoor

18 What slogan has been given by the UNESCO for the international year of languages 2008 ? (a) Revive lost Language (c) Language unit US (b) Language matter (d) Language our lifelines

19 What is the name of the latest book by Jhunpa Lahiri (a) Namesake (c) Unpredictable earth (b) Unaccustomed earth (d) Reconcilation

20 What is the Name of Delhi Cricket Team for IPL cricket Tournament? (a) Dare Devils (c) a & b (b) Knight Riders (d) none of these

21 A rear view mirror for driving is (a) plain (c) convex (b) concave (d) none

22 The government of India derives its single largest source of revenue from (a) Direct Tax (c) Deficit Financing (b) Customer Duties (d) Union Excise Duties

23 Rath temple at Mahabalipuram were built in the reign of which Pallava ruler ? (a) Mahendraverman 1 (c) a & b (b) Narsinghavarman 1 (d) none

24 The staple food of the Vedic Aryan was (a) barley & rice (c) rice & pulses (b) milk & its product (d) none of these

25 Who has bagged the Indu Sharma Katha Samman for the year 2007 ? (a) Mahasweta Devi (c) Nasira Sharma (b) NirupamaSubramaniam (d) Nilanjana Bose

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General Awareness Sample Questions 1. Women20-20 world Championship was Won By (A)Australia (C)Pakistan (B)England (D) India

2. Who is the Chairperson of Identification Authority of India (UIA)? (A) Dr. M. S. Swaminathan (C) B. Shreedharan (B) Nandan Nilekani (D) M. N. Buch

3. Who won the 2009 Wimbledon? (A) Pete Samptas (C) Roger Federer (B) Rafael Nadal (d) John McEnroe

4. Which country has the largest Rail Network in the World? (A)India (C)China (B) U. K. (D) U.S.A.

5. Who is the Union Law Minister of India? (A) Sharad Pawar (C) Verrappa Moily (B) Kapil Sibbal (D) Hansraj Bharadwaj

6. The Birthday of Late Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, President of India, is celebrated as? (A)Lawyer Day (C) Children Day (B)Teacher Day (D)Father Day

7. Tirupati is in? (A) Andhra Pradesh (C) Tamil Nadu (B) Karnatalca (D) MP

8. Kanha National Park is situated in which State ? (A) Andhra Pradesh (C) Tamil Nadu (B) Karnatalca (D) MP

9. River Narmada originates from? (A) Bhedaghat (B) Amarkantak (C) Dindori (D) Allahabad

10. Gandhiji started Dandi Marchin 1930 (A) Against atrocities committee don Harijarts (B) Against imposition of Salt Tax (C) Against the commencement of Communal Riot (D) Against prohibition on Indian participating in elections

11. Who is the author of My Experiments with Truth? (A)Nehru (B) Tagore (C) Gandhi (D) Jinnah

12. NASA refers to (A) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (B) North Atlantic Space Agency (C) North Airbase and Space Agency (D) None of the above

13. I.S.O. 9000 is a? (A) Quality Standard Mark (C) Trade Technique (B) Space Project (d) None of these

14. Who among the following made a film on Mahatma Gandhi? (A) Aparna Sen (C) James Ivory (B) ShyamBenegal (d) Richard Attenborough

15. Law Day is observed on (A) 26th January (C) 26th May (B) 15th August (d) 26th November

16. Which is the longest sea bridge in the country? (A) Vidyasagar Sew, Kolkata (C) Bhakra-Nangal Project (B) Bandra-Worli Sea Link,Mumbai (D) None of these

17. Dr. Rajendra Pachauri is a/an? (A) Banker (B) Industrialist (C) Environmentalist (D) Scientist

18. Who is the author of Discovery of India? (A) Jawaharlal Nehru (C) Sarojini Naidu (B) Mahatma Gandhi (D) Indira Gandhi

19. D.N.A. refers to? (A)Di-oxyribo Nucleic Acid (C)Different Nucleic Acid (B)Di-oxide Nucleic Acid (D) None of these.

20. S.M.S. is? (A)Short Messaging Sequence (C)Short Manageable Service (B)Short Messaging Service (D)Short and Medium Service

21. Padma Bhushan Award is? (A) Gallantry Award (C) Civilian Award (B) Bravery Award (d), Literary Award

22. Which city is known as the City of Joy?? (A) Delhi (C)Kolkata (B) Mumbai (D) Chennai

23. Who won the ASHES Cricket Test Series held in year 2009? (A)Australia (C)Pakistan (B)England (D) None of these

24. Who appoints a Judge of a High Court? (A) Governor (C) President of I (B) Chief Minister (D) Chief Justice of India

25. Which of these animals is not shown in the National Emblem of India? (A)Lion (B) Horse (C)Bull (D) Elephant

26. Which is the Mother State of Chhattisgarh? (A) Bihar (C) Uttarakhand (B) Uttar Pradesh (D) Madhya Pradesh

27. Who won the men 100 m. final race at the recently held 2009 IAAF Athletics World Championship in Berlin? (A) Tyson Gay of America (C) Asafa Powell of Jamaica (B) Usain Bolt of Jamaica (D) Yang Yon Eun of South Korea

28. The Finance Minister has pro posed replacement of the Income Tax Act by? (A) The Finance Act, 2008 (C) The Indian Taxation Code (D) Indore (B) The Direct Tax Act (D) The Direct Taxes Code

29. The Earth rotates around an axis pointing towards (A) the moon (C) the sun (B) the pole star (D) Venus

30. Which one of the following aptly describes the generalised shape of the continents? (A)Circular (C)Rectangular (B) Hexagonal (D) Triangular

31. An Air India plane recently crashed at Airport (A) Mumbai (B) Kolkata (C) Mangalore (D) Srinagar

32. Vikas Krishnan was in news Recently. He is a ? (A) Boxer (C)Music Director (B) Writer (D) Head of VIKAS NGO

33. During 1994-2007 grean house gas Emissions in India Fell By (A) 25 percent (B) 30 percent (C) 35 percent (D) 40 percent

34. First European Country to Ban Burqua is ? (A) Belgium (B) France (C) UK (D) Germany

Answers: 1-A, 2-B, 3-C, 4-D, 5-C, 6-B, 7-A, 8-D, 9-B, 10-B, 11-C, 12-A, 13-A, 14-D, 15-D, 16-B, 17-C, 18-A, 19-A, 20-B, 21-C, 22-C, 23-B, 4-C, 25-D, 26-D, 27-B, 28 -D, 29-B, 30-D, 31-C, 32-A, 33-B, 34-A

IAF GENERAL AWARENESS QUESTIONS

1. As per 1991 census reports, which of the following is not true? (a) The countryaE?s population wasenumerated at 844 million. (b) India and China together account for more than 1/3rd of the worldaE?s population. (c) There is a deterioration in the number of females per thousand males (d) Average annual population growth rate is 2.35 percent (e) None of these. Ans. (d)

2. The area declared as a aE~Biosphere ReserveaE? is (a) Nilgiris (c) Nokrek Ans. (a) (b) Gulf of Mannar (d) Manas

3. Which state has proportionately the largest area covered by forests? (a) Madhya Pradesh (c) Arunachal Pradesh Ans. (c) (b) Bihar (d) Nagaland

4. Which of the following statements regarding the natural vegetation of India are true? 1. The high rainfall areas have dense tropical forests. 2. The moderate rainfall areas have monsoon forests. 3. The low rainfall areas have temperate grasslands. (a) l, 2, 3 (c) 2 and 3 Ans. (a) (b) l and 2 (d) 1 and 3

5. The tropical ever forest in India is found in (a) Kerala (c) Himachal Pradesh Ans. (b) (b) Gujarat (d) Jammu & Kashmir

6. Canal irrigation is largely practiced in (a) Madhya Pradesh (c) Andhra Pradesh Ans. (c) (b) Maharashtra (d) Tamil Nadu

7. The Himalayas are formed by (a) orogenic forces (c) tectonic forces (b) centrifugal forces (d) epirogenic forces Ans. (c)

8. The Indian Wild Ass, largely confined to the Rann of Kutch, isfast becoming an endangered species because of (a) Insufficient vegetation (c) Excessive depredation Ans. (a) (b) large scale domestication (d) poaching

9. The dense vegetation in Rajasthan is found in (a) the Chambal valley (c) along the Indira Gandhi canal Ans. (d) (b) Central Rajasthan (d) Aravalli ranges

10. The most important fisheries in India are (a) off-shore (c) deep sea Ans. (a) (b) natural inland (d) cultural inland

11. Indian forests with conifers are largely distributed in the state of (a) Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, UP. (b) M.P., Maharashtra, Kerala (c) Assam, West Bengal, Gujarat (d) Tripura, Orissa, Tamil Nadu Ans. (a)

12. Which of the following river groups flows into the Bay of Bengal? (a) Narmada, Ganga, Bhramaputra (c) Ganga, Yamuna, Ravi (e) Kaveri, Krishna, Narmada Ans. (d) (b) Krishna, Godavari, Tapti (d) Godavari, Bhramaputra, Ganga

13. India first launch vehicle SLV-3 was launched from SHAR center at (a) Ahmedabad (c) Sriharikota Ans. (c) (b) Car Nicobar (d) None of these

14. The Korba, the Super Thermal Power Station, which has become the largest in the country, is located in (a) Goa (c) Orissa Ans. (b) (b) Madhya Pradesh (d) Maharashtra

15. Among the marine fishes of Bombay, one of the common variety is (a) Mackerel (c) Catfish Ans. (a) (b) Sardine (d) Soles

16. To which of the following types does the natural vegetation in the Western Ghats belong? (a) Deciduous (c) Evergreen (e) None of these Ans. (c) (b) Alpine (d) Mangrove

17. The state of Madhya Pradesh has common borders with (a) 5 states (c) 7 states Ans. (d) (b) 6 states (d) 8 states

18 The only state in India to have a common border with the state of Sikkim is (a) Assam (c) West Bengal Ans. (c) (b) Bihar (d) Arunachal Pradesh

19. Indira Gandhi Canal originates from (a) Gandhi Sagar Dam (c) Harike barrage Ans. (c) (b) Hirakud Dam (d) Bhakra Dam

20. Which of the following is correctly matched? (a) Kolhapur : Maharashtra (c) Allepey : Karnataka Ans. (a) (b) Shimoga : Kerala (d) Murshidabad : Gujarat

21. In the Deccan peninsula, the natural vegetation is mainly controlled by (a) altitude. (c) rainfall Ans. (c) (b) soil conditions (d) irrigation

22. Marble is mainly found in (a) Himachal Pradesh (c) Uttar Pradesh Ans. (d) (b) Karnataka (d) Rajasthan

23. Which one of the following was earlier known as the Lushai Hills District? (a) Meghalaya (c) Nagaland Ans. (d) (b) Tripura (d) Mizoram

24. Which of the following is the largest district of Rajasthan? (a) Jaipur (c) Jodhpur Ans. (d) (b) Bikaner (d) Jaisalmer

25. Which of the following states has the maximum urban population? (a) Uttar Pradesh (c) Tamil Nadu Ans. (a) (b) Maharashtra (d) West Bengal

26. Which of the following is correctly matched? (a) Nasik : Gujarat (c) Bolangir : Orissa Ans. (c) (b) Ernakulam : Andhra Pradesh (d) Mandya : Rajasthan

27. India feeder airline is known as (a) l. A (c) Air Asiatic Ans. (b) (b) Vayudoot (d) U.B. Air

28. In Rajasthan, rich deposits of marble mostly occur in the district of (a) Ajmer (c) Nagaur Ans. (c) (b) Kota (d) Bikaner

29. The Terai areas of North India have over- abundance of surface water because of (a) the heavy rains throughout the year (b) abundance of natural springs (c) rivers with flat valleys spread water over large areas (d) large scale seepage of water from Bhabars in north Ans. (b)

30. I. R. S E" l B is (a) a research station set up by India in Antarctica (b) an Indian space station in Bangalore (c) an Indian remote sensing satellite (d) None of these Ans. (c)

31. Obra, where a large thermal power station has been built, is in (a) Madhya Pradesh (c) Uttar Pradesh Ans. (c) (b) Maharashtra (d) Bihar

32. Which of the following mountain ranges is spread over only one state in India? (a) Sahyadri (c) Satpura Ans. (b) (b) Ajanta (d) Aravalli

33. River Chambal flows through (a) U.P., Rajasthan and Gujarat (c) U.P., M.P. and Rajasthan Ans. (c) (b) U.R, M.P. and Bihar (d) Maharashtra, UP. and Gujarat

34. Which of the following best describes Vikram Immarsat? (a) India first indigenously built satellite (b) India newly acquired RADAR system (c) India first Inter Continental Ballistic Missile (d) India first satellite mobile communication land-earth station Ans. (d)

35. India first Ladies Special suburban train was started by which of the following zones of Indian Railways? (a) Northern (c) Western (e) Eastern Ans. (c) (b) Central (d) Southern

36. The most advanced launch vehicle in India incorporating cryo-engine technology is going to be (a) SLV Ans. (c) (b) ASLY (c) GSLV (d) PSLV

37. The Narmada originates in (a) Maharashtra (c) Rajasthan (e) Karnataka Ans. (d) (b) Gujarat (d Madhya Pradesh

38. The Them dam is built on (a) Sutlej (c) Jhelum Ans. (d) (b) Chenab (d) Ravi

39. Consider the following two statements: 1. Development of the Luni river in western Rajasthan is aided bythe German Development Bank. 2. Some water supply projects in Kerala are assisted by the Dutch Government. (a) 1 only (c) 1 and 2 Ans. (c) (b) 2 only (d) None

40. Given below is a list of ports of the western coast of India: 1. Marmugao 3. Quilon 2. Ratnagiri 4. Okha

Which of the following represents them in their logical order from north to south? (a) l, 4, 2, 3 (c) 3, 1, 4, 2 Ans. (d) (b) 2, 4, 3, 1 (d) 4, 2, 1, 3

SBI Clerk Exam Jan 2011 Model Paper

1. During the first of 2010-2011, which of the indirect tax registered the maximum growth? 1) Excise Duty 2) Custom Duty g 3) Service Tax I 4) All show almost same growth 5) None of the above

2. At present what is the FlBl share in NABARD equity? 1) 99%. 2) 51% 3) 49% 4) 1% 5) None of the above

3. The newly introduced Indian Flupee Symbol is based on1) Ftoman Script 2) Devnagri Script 3) Both (1) and(2) 4) Sanskrit Script 5) None of the above

4. Which of the following animal as been declared as National Heritage Animal in October 2010 by the Union Government? 1) Tiger 2) Elephant 3) Lion ` 4) Camel 5) None of the above

5. National Green Tribunal (NGT) has been constituted in October 2010. Who has been appointed its first Chief? 1) Lokeshewar sirtgh 3) Y.S.Dadvval 5) None of the above 2) S.k.Puri 4) Anil K. Pandey

6. ln Economic Times Corporate Excellence if Awards 2010, who has been declared aEsBusiness Leader of the year? 1) Fl.C Bhargava (lvlaruti Suzuki) 3) lvlukesh Ambani (Fill.) 5) None of the above 2) Aditya Puri (l-IDFC Bank) 4) Flatan Tata (Tata group)

7. On which day, the first world statistics day was celebrated? 1) October 18, 2010 3) October 20, 2010 5) None of the above 2) October 19, 2010 ` 4) October 21, 2010

8. Which of the following state became the first - state to introduce public service Guarantee Act 2010? 1) Madhya Pradesh 5) None of the above 2) Gujarat 3) Bihar 4) Haryana

9. The Goods and service Tax (GST) proposed - to be introduced in 2011 covers taxes like1) Trade I Sales Tax 4) Excise, Service, VAT etc. 2) Service Tax . 3) Service, Excise etc. ?

5) None of the above

10. Newly inaugurated helpline Udyami is to assist 1) Micro, small and medium enterprises 2) Large Capital Industries 3) Only female entrepreneur 5) None of the above 4.) Farmers introducing technology in framing .

11. Which of the following nation is not a part of TAPI Gas pipeline project? 1) Afghanistan 3) Pakistan 5) None of the above 2) India 4) Turkmenistan

12. In which nation, the two day summit of Finance ministers of G-20 nations was held in October 2010? 1) India 3) China Q 5) None of the above 2) South Korea 4) Canada

13. Government has formed a high level intra finance committee under the chairmanship of1) Y.B.Fleddy 3) C.Ftangrajan 5) None of the above Q 2) Fiakesh Mohan 4) Y.K.Alagh

14. Human Development Firepot 2010 classifies India in the Medium Human Development category and places at a rank out of 169 countries. . 1) 116 2) 117 3) 118 4) 119 5) None

15. Which country Stands at the top in 2010 Human Development Index (HDI) rankings of 169 nations in Human Development Fieport 2010? 1) Norway 4) United States 2) Australia 3) New Zealand Q

5) None of the above

16. Which of the private telecom operator became the first to introduce 3G service in Q the country? . 1) Airtel 4) Vodafone 2) Docomo 3) Aircei

5) None of the above

17. 17th ASEAN summit was concluded on October 30, 2010 in1) Singapore 2) Kuala Lumpur 3) Hanoi 4) Manila 5) None of the above

18. Which of the following markets are independently regulated by forward market commissions? 1) Mutual- Funds2) Commodity Exchanges 5) None 3) Stock Market

4) Foreign Exchange Markets

19. Youth Festival 2011 will be organized in January 2011 at 1) Goa 4) Hyderabad 2) Udaipur 3) Bhubaneswar

5) None of the above

20. As per the new guidelines issued by SEBI companies are required to list shares with in how many days of the closure of the Initial Q public offers (IPOs)? 1) 12 days 4) 30 days 2) 15 days _ 3)21 days.

5) None of the above

21 Smart Money is a term used for 1) Internet Banking 2) FDBs in Banks 3) Credit Cards E

4) Demand drafts of Banks 5) none of the above

22. Who amongst the following is the author of the Book Decision Points? 1) George W.Bush 4) Nelson Mandela 2) Barack Obama 5) None of the above 3) Sarah Palin

23. Consider the following Statements: A. Bobert Edwards, the British scientists pioneering Fie search with his late colleague Patrick Steptoe led to the birth of , the worId first test tube baby in 1978. B. Fiobert Edwards has won 2010 Noble Prize for Medicine. 1) Only A is correct 2) Only B is correct 3) Both 1 & 2 are correct

4) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct 5 ) None

24. The 8th Summit to the Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) was recently held at which ot the following place? 1) Geneva 4) Brussels 2) Washington 5)None 3) London

25. Who among the following is the founder of wikileaks? 1) P.J Crowley 4) Julian Assange E 2) Adrian Lamo_ 5) None of the above 3) Bradley Manning

26. Match the Following List-I A. Sudha Singh B. Pankaj Advani C. Vikas Krishnan List -ll 1. Boxing 2. Athletics 3. Billiards ABC 1) 1 2 3 3) 3 1 2 ABC= 2) 2 3 1 4) 2 1 3 5) None of the above -

27. Which one of the following is not got recently Maharatna States 1) NTPC 2) ONGC 3) lOL 4) SAIL 5) ECIL

28. Which of the following monument of India has recently been inscribe-bed in the UNESCO world heritage list? 1) Jantar Mantar of Ujjain 3) Jantar Mantar of Jaipur 5) None of the above 2) Jantar Mantar of Delhi 4) Jantar Mantar of Varanasi

29. Environment and Forest Ministry has set up a Committee to look at the Implementation of the Forest Bight Act under the chairman ship of 1) Kanti Lal Bhuria 3) U.Fl. Anandamurthy 5) None of the above 2) Jairam Ramesh 4) N.C. Saxena

30. Hari loss or other side detects on cancer patients undergoing radiotherapy is set to become a thing of the past. Which of the following drugs, reduce the side effects by ; 75% on cancer patients, will be soon in the i Indian Market? 1) 2-deoxy D glucose 3)2-deoxy-d-fructose 5)None 2) 3-deoxy D glucose 4)3-deoxy-d-fructose

31. What is full form of AFSPA 1958 recently came into News 1) Armed forces Special powers Act 3) Anti Forces Special powers Act 5) None of the above 2) Air Forces Special powers Act 4) Armed Forces Super powers Act

32. Which one of the personalities not awarded Jnanpith Awards Recently? 1) Rajendra kelekar 3) Akhlaq Khan Shahryar 5) None of the above 2) O.N.V. Kurup 4) Deep joshi

33. Which one of the following day declared as the international day for the Elimination of violence against women by United Nations General Assembly? 1) 23, Nov 2) 24, Nov. 3) 25, Nov 4) 25, Nov 5) None of the above

34. The yeonpyeng Island is lies along the disputed maritime border of the 1) Eastern coast of Korean Peninsula 2) Western coast of Korean Peninsula 3) Northern coast of Jaffna Peninsula 4) Southern coast of Jaffna Peninsula

35. Aung san sue key who was freed from seven years under house arrest on November 13, 2010 leads which party in Z Myanmar? 1) National League for Democracy 2) National Union Party 3) The Union Solidarity and Development Party 4) The National Democratic Force. 5) None of the above

36. The UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization) inscribes three Indian performing art form. in the representative list of the intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. What are these? 1) lvludiyettu, Chhau and Kathak 2) Chhau, lvludiyettu and Kalbeli folk songs and Dance of Rajasthan. 3) Chhau, Kalbeli folk songs and Dance of Flajasthan and Gotipua. 4) lvtediyettu, Gotipua and Kathak

37. The Sabla or Flajiv Gandhi scheme to Adolescent Girls which launched recently to based on integrated child Development services platform targeting the girls in between 5 which age? 1) 12-17 years of age 3) 11 -17 years of age 5) None of the above 2) 12-18 years of age a 4) 11-18 years of age =

38. Consider the following statements. 1. Indian Economy grew by 8.9% during first half of the fiscal year 2010-11 2. Manufacturing and the farm sector were the major contributors. 3. The farm sector grew by 4.4%inthe second quarter of the fiscal year 2010-11. Which is? Are correct? 1)1&3 2)2&3 3)1onIy 4)1, 2&3 5) None of the above

39. Agni-ll has a range of 1) 700 km 4) More than 3000 km 2) 1500 km 5) None 3) More than 2000 km 5

40. Which of the following represent the correct order of the Total medal tally in the common wealth Games 2010? 1) Australia England India Canada _ 3) Australia Canada England India 5) None of the above 2) Australia India England Canada f 4) England Australia India Canada

Directions (Q. 41-55): What should come in j place of the question mark (?) in the following questions?

41. 298.84 + 12.98 +5328.29 =? 1) 5679.39 4) 5641.49 2) 5638.29 5) None of these 3) 5640.09 5

53.5/7 of 3/8 of 4/5 of 238=? 1) 17 4) 51 2) 153 5) None of these 3) 34

54.12.25 * 1.6+ 3.5 * 2.4=?? 1) 28 4) 41.64 2) 28.6 5) None of these 3) 149.94

55.1092/13*1512/21=? 1) 156 4) 6048 2) 3024 .5) None of these 3) 4128

Directions (Q.56 70): What should come in place of the question mark (?) in the following number series questions?

56 3 5 9? 33 65 1) 18 2) 15 3) 17 4) 26 5) None

57. 34 ? 39 48 64 89 1) 32 2) 38 3) 37 4) 29 5) 35

58 .21 41 so 157 310 2 1) 615 2) 625 3) 616 4) 619 5) None of these

59. 652 436 311? 220 212 1) 252 2) 238 3) 298 4) 247 5) 265

60 ? 124 60 28 12 4 1) 250 2) 252 3) 248 4) 254 5) None of these

61 . A sum of money fetches Hs.65280 as comi-pound interest at the rate of 4 p.c.p.a. at the end of two years. What is the sum? 1) Fts.6000 2) Rs.4000 s) Fts.8000 4) 1%.5000

5) None of these

62. It 20% is reduced from the first number; it becomes three-fourth of the second number. What is the respective ratio between first numbers to the second number?? 1)15:1G 5) None of these 2) 12:13 3)16:`15 4) cannot be determined

63. What is the average of the following set of numbers? 142 156 1)136 132 2)132 155 146 3 )148 122 4) 139 5) None of these

64. It 36 men can complete a piece ot work in 526 days, in how many days can 24 men complete that work? 1) 16 days 5) None of these 2) 32 days g 3) 39 days 4) 48 days

65. A 310m long train running at 64 km speed crosses a bridge in 27 seconds. Find the length of the bridge. 1) 480m 2) 270m 3) 300m 4) 170m 5) 350m

66. The cost of 6 note books and9 pens is Rs 204. What is the cost ot 14 note books and 21 pens? 1) Fts.334 2) Rs. 476 3) Fls. 238 A 5) None of these

4) Cannot be determined

67. Sum of time consecutive even numbers is 220. What is the second number in descending order? 1) 40 2) 42 3) 48 4) 44 5) None of these

68. A man spends 30% ot his monthly salary on rent, 15% of his monthly salary on provisions and 25% of his monthly salary on buying cloths. lf he saves Rs.1860, find his annual salary. 1) RS.6200 4) Rs.72000 it 2) Rs.310O 5) None of these 3) Rs.r4400

69. The difference between 47%of a number and 78% of the same number is 5130. What is 35% of that number? 1) 24300 2) 12630 3) 9363 4) 11178 s) None of these

70. A shop keeper sells an articulator Rs.874 what is the cost price of that article? 1) Rs.760 2 Rs.740 3) Rs.750 4) Rs.748 5) None of these

Answers:
1)2 2)4 B)3 4)2 5)1 6)2 7)3 8)1 9)4 10)1 11)1 12)2 13)2 14)4 15)1 16)2 17)3 18)2 19)2 20)1 21)3 22)1 23)3 24)4 25)4 26)2 27)5 28)3 29)4 30)1 31)1 32)4 B3)3 34)2 35)1 36)2 3)4 38)4 39)3 40)1 41)4 42)5 43)2 44)4 45)3 46)4 47)1 48)3 49)1 50)2 51)2 52)5 53)4 54)1 55)4 58)3 57)5 58)1 59)4 60)2 61)3 62)) 63)4 64)3 65)4 66)2 67)5 68)3 69)4 70)1

ECONOMIC G.K. QUESTIONS 1. The first-quarter group profit to Tata Steel ending on June 30 was a. ` 1,625 crore c. ` 1,825 crore b. ` 1,725 crore d. ` 1,925 crore

2. Name the telecom operator which has initiated the Braille Bill service in India. a. Vodafone c. Airtel b. Reliance d. Idea

3. NMDC has acquired the entire private land required for its proposed ` 15,000 crore steel plant at a. Jagdalpur c. Dumka b. Godda d. Samastipur

4. The organization to sign an agreement with the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to support the development of India Under-16 football team is a. Bharti Enterprises c. Tata b. Mittal Group d. Reliance ADA Group

5. Nestle will invest ` 350 crore to set up a manufacturing plant at to produce the 'Maggi' range of food products. a. Maharashtra c. West Bengal b. Karnataka d. Gujarat

6. Vedanta Resources will take a majority stake of in Cairn India. a. $10 billion. c. $14.8 billion. b. $13.3 billion. d. $17 billion.

7. NMDC and Kobe Steel have signed a contract for acquiring stake in iron ore project in a. New Zealand c. Australia b. Austria d. New Guinea

8. Mahindra and Mahindra plans to acquire which Korean auto maker for an estimate of$400-450 million? a. Ssangyong c. Hundai b. Maruti d. Ford

9. Name India largest and only telecom operator offering nationwide CDMA and GSM mobile services. a. Tata Indicom c. Vodafone b. Virgin mobiles d. Reliance Communications

10. Tradus.in has launched an online book store at TradusBooks. In, offering book enthusiasts a wide assortment of titles, ease of shopping and free shipping of books across India. Tradus.in is a sister concern company of a. Ibibo Web Pvt Ltd c. Times Shopping b. Yahoo d. 160by2.com

11. German carmaker Mercedes Benz launched a new version of its E-Class sedan priced at a. ` 63 .4 lakh b. ` 64.5 lakh c. ` 65 lakh d. ` 65. 5 Lakh

12. Name the Indian software services fi ram which has won a New York court ruling to withhold taxes from a $70 million settlement payment to Britain-based Unpaid Systems Ltd. a. Mahindra Satyam b. Infosys c. IBM d. HP

13. According to the Lakshmi Vilas Bank the total income of the bank for the first quarter ended June 2010 has grown at 16.80 per cent to a. ` 174.99 crore. c. ` 374.99 crore. b. ` 274.99 crore. d. ` 474.99 crore.

14. What is the amount that Super tech is planning to invest to build an integrated township? on Yamuna Expressway near Greater Noida? a. ` 1,100 crore c. ` 1,750 crore b. ` 1,500 crore d. ` 2,000 crore

15. Which firm is Malaysia's state investor that controls 95 per cent of Singapore Hospital? Operator Parkway Holdings? a. Khazanah b. Apollo Munich c. Max d. Bursa Malaysia

16. In tune with its ` 1,500-crore expansion plan, JK Paper signed an agreement with IT product maker to introduce a new range of high-end digital printing papers in India. a. Hewitt b. HP c. Hewlett Packard d. Luxar

17. What is the amount that Future Group unit Pantaloons Retail planning to raise from its IPO? a. ` 600 cr b. ` 650 cr c. ` 700 cr d. ` 750 cr

18. ASUS Technology is aiming to capture at least market share in the Window mobile smart phone segment in the next two years. a. 15 % b. 17.5 % c. 20 % d. 22%

19. German engineering major, Siemens bagged an order to supply an RH vacuum degassing plant to the Rourkela Steel plant from Steel Authority of India (SAIL). The deal is worth a. 7.5 million euro c. 15 million euro b. 10 million euro d. 17.5 million euro

20. HDFC Trustee Co Ltd acquired2.44 per cent stake in which textiles and apparels maker company in August? a. Raymond c. Peter England b. Grasim d. Armani

21. State-owned oil firms incurred 4,745 crore annual losses on pre-revised rates, prompting the government to more than double the price of state administered natural gas to a. $3.2 per mmBtu c. $5.2 per mmBtu b. $4.2 per mmBtu d. $6.2 per mmBtu

22. Lanco Infra tech reported a whopping 68 per cent jump in its profit after taxes, at ` 194.7 crore for the quarter ended June 30. The company posted a profit after tax of a. ` 105.9 crore c. ` 125.9 crore b. ` 115.9 crore d. ` 135.9 crore

23. How many circles have been allotted to Vodafone for 3G Mobile services? a. 9 c. 14 b. 11 d. 17

24. Which Indian industrialist has been found guilty in the Bhopal Gas tragedy? a. Ratan Tata c. Dheeru Bhai Ambani b. Keshub Mahindra d. AAzim Premji

25. Spice Jet has been acquired by a. Reliance ADA Group c. Sun Group b. Mahindra n Mahindra Group d. Larsen & Tourbo

26. Who has been appointed as the new chief financial officer (CFO) of Colgate Palmolive? a. Dilip Chenoy c. Udai D. Raj b. Keshub Mahindra d. Pauk Alton

27. According to CSO, India revised GDP growth rate for the fiscal year 2009-2010 is a. 7.2 % to 7.4% c. 4.7 % to 2.7% b. 7.4 % to 7.2% d. 2.7 % to 4.7%

28. CIL has joined hands with GAIL and RCF to set up a coal gasification project at which place? a. Talchar in Orissa c. Cuttak in Orissa b. Puri in Orissa d. Udaigiri in Orissa

29. The total income of the Unitech Group has increased by... percent during the AprilJune quarter. a. 33.87 per cent c. 53.87 per cent b. 43.87 per cent d. 63.87 per cent

30. The Tata Group has become the country's wealthiest group, with a market value of about a. ` 3,00,000 crore c. ` 3,71,000 crore b. ` 3,21,000 crore d. ` 3,95,000 crore

31. Jos Alukkas, a leading gold and diamond trader in the country, registered a total business turnover of in 2010-2011. a. ` 550 crore c. ` 1020 crore b. ` 820 crore d. ` 1120 crore

32. Engineering firm Era Infra has bagged a highway project that involves four landing of a road stretch from Muzaffarnagar in UP to Haridwar in Uttrakhand. The worth of the project is... a. ` 1,000 crore b. ` 1,010 crore c. ` 1,100 crore d. ` 1,110 crore

33. During the 2009 2010 fiscal, India's cement export declined by 29 per cent to a a. 2 million tonnes c. 2. 27 million tonnes b. 2. 10 million tonnes d. 2. 50 million tones

34. By which date has would India temporarily shut down BlackBerry services if New Delhi's concerns about security are not addressed? a. 31st August c. 30th September b. 15th September d. 1st October

35. The net profit of Bosch Ltd at the quarter ended on June 30, 2010 is a. ` 18.82 crore c. ` 22. 82 crore b. ` 20.97 crore d. ` 26 .97 crore

36. Niraj Cement Structural signed a contract with the Public Works Department of Bastar Circle, Jagdalpur. The worth of the deal is a. ` 71.27 crore c. ` 72. 17 crore b. ` 71. 72 crore d. ` 72. 71 crore

37. Areva T&D India has signed a contract worth ` 110 crore with Power Grid Corporation of India Ltd to set up a 765 KV extra high voltage sub-station at a. Sasaram, Bihar c. Rajgir, Bihar b. Vaishali, Bihar d. Gaya, Bihar

38. AstraZeneca Plc. will pay$198 million to settle claims against its anti-psychotic drug a. Seroquel c. Clozapine b. Olanzapine d. Loxitane

39. Who has been appointed as the director on Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation (HSBC) Asia-Pacific board? a. Shivani Lal c. Vikas Puniya b. Deepali Pruthi d. Naina Lal Kidwai

40. The total number of registered subscribers at Tata Teleservices Ltd by the end of July 2010 was a. 71 million c. 75 million b. 73 million d. 79 million

41. Name the organization that has received an order for 1,000 buses, worth around $26 million from the People's Leasing Company in Sri Lanka. a. Honda c. Tata Motors b. Ashok Leyland d. Bajaj

42. BHEL signed a contract worth 2,525 crore with Abhijeet Infra for setting up a 1,080 MW thermal power plant in which state? a. Jharkhand c. Bihar b. Uttaranchal d. Chhattisgarh

43. Who has been appointed as the Officer Employee Director on the Board of Directors of Andhra Bank? a. Vir Sanghvi c. Rajeev Ranjan b. N Rajagopal Reddy d. Narayan Murthy

44. India bulls Real Estate bought the National Textile Corporation's 8.3 acres of prime mill land in Mumbai for a. ` 1,405 crore b. ` 1,055 crore c. ` 1,505 crore d. ` 1,005 crore

45. The local car sales in India rose to an annual percent of as on July 2010 . a. 38% c. 35% b. 36% d. 32%

46. Vascon Engineers has acquired 90 per cent of equity shares of GMP Technical Solutions Pvt Ltd worth how much? a. 62.62 crore c. 63.62 crore b. 62.63 crore d. 63.63 crore

47. Name the mobile application store which will be offering Reliance Communications its extensive catalog of over 65,000free mobile applications. a. Navteq c. BlackBerry b. GetJar d. Google

48. The new poverty Index introduced by UNDP is a. Multi Dimensional Poverty Index c. BPL Index b. Human Poverty Index d. Social Poverty index

49. The symbol of Indian rupee has been designed by whom? a. Dewang Patel c. Venkat Raman Kumar b. Harsha Madiraju d. D.Udai Kumar

50. Which sector amongst the following contributes the maximum to India GDP? a. Shipping c. Mining Answers: 1. c. Rs 1,825 crore 4. a. Bharti Enterprises 7. c. Australia 10. a. Ibibo Web Pvt Ltd 13. b. Rs 274.99 crore 16. c. Hewlett Packard 19. b. 10-million euro 22. b. Rs 115.9 crore 25. c. Sun Group 2. b. Reliance 5. b. Karnataka 8. a. Ssangyong 11. b. Rs 64.5 lakh 14. d. Rs 2,000 crore 17. d. Rs 750 cr 20. a. Raymond 23. a. 9 26. d. Pauk Alton 3. a. Jagdalpur 6. a. $10 billion. 9. d. Reliance Communications 12. a. Mahindra Satyam 15. a. Khazanah 18. c. 20% 21. b. $4.2 per mmBtu 24. b. Keshub Mahindra 27. a. 7.2 % to 7.4% b. Services d. Manufacturing

28. a. Talchar in Orissa 31. b. Rs 820 crore 34. a. 31st August 37. a. Sasaram, Bihar 40. c. 75 million

29. c. 53.87 per cent 32. c. Rs 1,100 crore 35. b. Rs 20.97 crore 38. b. Seroquel 41. b. Ashok Leylanda

30. c. Rs 3,71,000 crore 33. c. 2. 27 million tonnes 36. a. Rs 71.27 crore 39. d. Naina Lal Kidwai 42. a. Jharkhand 45. a. 38%

43. b. N Rajagopal Reddy 44. c. Rs 1,505 crore 46. b. Rs 62.63 crore 47. b. GetJar

48. a. Multi Dimensional PovertyIndex

49. d. Udai Kumar

50. b. Services

Economy Objective Questions


1. Who was the first administrator-statesman to attempt planning as a means for economic development? a) Sir CP Ramaswami Aiyyar c) VT Krishnamachari b) M Viswesvarayya d) C Rajagopalachari

2. An economy is at the take off stage on its path to development when it a) becomes stagnant c) is liberalized b) begins steady growth d) gets maximum foreign aid

3. Which of the following is the basic characteristic of Oligopoly? a) a few sellers, one buyer c) a few sellers, a few buyers b) a few sellers, many buyers d) many sellers, a few buyers

4. The aim of which of the Five Year Plans was to correct the disequilibrium in the economy? a) First Five Year Plan c) Third Five Year Plan b) Second Five Year Plan d) Fourth Five Year Plan

5. Which of the following Five Year Plans recognized human development as the core of all developmental efforts? a) Eighth Five Year Plan c) Fifth Five Year Plan b) Seventh Five Year Plan d) Third Five Year Plan

6. Which of the following plans aimed at improving the standard of living? a) Third Plan c) Fifth Plan b) Fourth Plan d) Sixth Plan

7. At which of the following places was the mining of coal started in 1774? a) Chhindwara c) Ranchi b) Dhanbad d) Raniganj

8. In which of the following years were the cocking coals and non-cocking coal mines in India nationalized? a) 1971 and 1972 repetitively c) 1973 and 1974 respectively b) 1972 and 1973 respectively d) 1970 and 1972 respectively

9. Which Indian state has the largest number of cotton textile mills? a) Madhya Pradesh c) Gujarat b) Maharashtra d) West Bengal

10. Minor ports like Kakinada, Machilipatnam, Bheemunipatnam and Krishnapatnam are in which of the following states? a) Tamil Nadu c) Maharashtra b) Andhra Pradesh d) Karnataka

11. When, for the first time, did the Prime Minister of India announce the 20-point Economic Programme? a) 1973 c) 1975 b) 1974 d) 1976

12. Which of the following plans aimed at the removal of poverty and attainment of selfreliance? a) second plan c) fourth plan b) third plan d) fifth plan

13. Census in India is being held regularly after every a) 6 years b) 8 years c) 10 years d) 12 years

14. People belonging to what age group are eligible for training under TRYSEM scheme? a) 18-35 c) 18-50 b) 25-40 d) 18-25

15. According to the census in 2001, which city in India has the largest population? a) Kolkatta c) Delhi b) Mumbai d) Chennai

Answers 1. M Viswesvarayya 3. a few sellers, many buyers 5. Eighth Five Year Plan 7. Raniganj 9. Maharashtra 2. begins steady growth 4. First Five Year Plan 6. Fourth Plan 8. 1972 and 1973 respectively 10. Andhra Pradesh

11. 1975 13. 10 years 15. Mumbai

12. fifth plan 14. 18-35

1. In terms of geographical area India occupies what position in the world? a) Five b) six c) seven d) three

2. India does not share its boundary with which of the following countries? a) China c) Burma b) Taiwan d) Bhutan

3. Agriculture employs almost what percent of the Indian population? a) 90 b) 50 c) 40 d) 70

4. Which one of the following is a Khar if crop? a) bajra c) mustard b) wheat d) barley

5. Which one of the following is a rabi crop? a) rice c) cotton b) jowar d) peas

6. Who is known as the Father of White Revolution? a) V Kurien c) JP Narayan b) MS Swaminathan d) Baba Amte

7. Who was the chief architect of Green Revolution that significantly improved the agricultural yield in the country? a) MS Swaminathan c) V Kurien b) VR Krisha Aiyyar d) Jawaharlal Nehru

8. The Chota Nagpur Plateau famous for its mineral deposits is in a) Uttar Pradesh b) Jharkhand c) Madhya Pradesh d) Bihar

9. The Mumbai Stock Exchange was set up in a) 1875 b) 1900 c) 1922 d) 1947

10. What does the term NSDL stands for? a) National Securities Development Limited b) National Securities Depository Limited c) National Safety Development Limited d) Natural Safety Deployment Limited

Answers 1. seven 5. peas 9. 1875 2. Taiwan 6. V Kurien 3. 70 7. MS Swaminathan 4. bajra 8. Jharkhand

10. National Securities Depository Limited

1. Which one of the following was launched with the objective of helping the poor in rural areas to become self employed? a) DPAP c) TRYSEM b) IRDP d) DDP

2. In Indian economy, the principal means of transportation is a) airways b) railways c) waterways d) roadways

3. Which of the following organizations looks after the credit needs of agriculture and rural development in India? a) FCI c) NABARD b) IDBI d) ICAR

4. Which of the following estimates the National Income in India? a) Central Statistical Organization c) Planning commission b) National Income Committee d) Reserve Bank of India

5. In India which of the following taxes is levied by the state governments? a) Excise duty on liquor c) Customs tax b) Capital gains tax d) corporation tax

6. Which industry employs the largest number of women in India? a) tea b) textile c) jute d) coal

7. Which of the following is not a cash crop? a) Jute b) groundnut c) jowar d) sugarcane

8. An economy is at the take off stage on its path to development when it a) becomes stagnant c) is liberalized b) begins steady growth d) gets maximum foreign aid

9. Which among the following treaties provided for a common currency for the member countries of European Community? a) Brussels Treaty c) Maastricht Treaty b) Geneva Convention d) Treaty of Versailles

10. SEBI stands for a) Science and Engineering Board of India b) Securities and Exchange Board of India c) Social Equity Bureau of India d) Science and Educational Board of India

11. With which of the following lies the basic regulatory authority for mutual funds and stock markets? a) Reserve bank of India b) Government of India

c) SEBI

d) Stock Exchanges

12. With which aspect of commerce are Bulls and Bears associated? a) Foreign Trade c) banking b) Stock Exchange market d) international finance

13. Which of the following is the basic characteristic of Oligopoly? a) a few sellers, one buyer c) a few sellers, a few buyers b) a few sellers, many buyers d) many sellers, few buyers

14. State Financial Corporations give assistance mainly to develop a) small and medium scale industries c) cotton industry b) agricultural farms d) large scale industries

15. In which of the following fields was the first co-operative movement in India initiated? a) agricultural credit c) consumer co-operation b) farming activities d) agricultural marketing

Answers 1. TRYSEM 3. NABARD 5. Excise duty on liquor 7. jowar 9. Mastricht Treaty 11. SEBI 13. a few sellers, many buyers 15. agricultural credit 2. railways 4. Central Statistical Organization 6. tea 8. begins steady growth 10. Securities and Exchange Board of India 12. Stock Exchange market 14. small and medium scale industries

1. Which of the following taxes is a progressive tax? a) income tax c) sales tax b) custom tax d) excise duty

2. In which year was the policy of population planning adopted by the government of India? a) 1947 c) 1952 b) 1956 d) 1962

3. Which of the following taxes is/are levied by the Union and collected and appropriated by the states? a) stamp duties c) estate duty b) passenger and good tax d) taxes on newspapers

4. The terms TRIPS and TRIMS are related to a) NAFTA c) EFTA b) SAPTA d) GATT

5. In which year was the new liberalized industrial policy announced in India? a) 1989 c) 1991 b) 1990 d) 1992

6. During which Five Year Plan was the annual growth rate of National Income the lowest? a) second plan c) fifth plan b) third plan d) sixth plan

7. Chelliah Committee of 1992 deals with the overhauling of our a) public sector undertakings c) tax system b) financial system d) patents and copyrights

8. Economic planning is an essential feature of a) capitalist economy c) mixed economy b) socialist economy d) dual economy

9. Which among the following is an essential characteristic of mixed economy? a) co-existence of small scale and large scale industries b) co-existence of private and public sectors c) assigning equal importance to both agriculture and heavy industries d) co-existence of the rich and the poor

10. What is the value of goods and services produced in a country within a year called? a) National income at factor cost c) net national product at market prices b) net national output d) gross national product at market prices

11. Which of the following deals with economic offences? a) MISA c) TADA b) NSA d) COFEPOSA

12. In India, inflation is measured by a) wholesale price index number b) consumer price index for urban non-manual workers c) consumer price index for agricultural workers d) national income deflation

13. Which of the following programs meets the credit needs of poor women? a) Mahila Samriddhi Yojna c) Indira Mahila Yojna b) Rashtriya Mahila Kosh d) Mahila Samakhya Programme

14. National income is the a) Net National Product at Market price c) net domestic product at market price b) Net National product at factor coast d) net domestic product at factor cost

15. Which of the following programs aims at the promotion of savings among rural women? b) Rashtriya Mahila Kosh c) Mahila Samriddhi Yojna d) Indira Mahila Yojna e) Javhar Rozgar Yojna Answers 1. income tax 4. GATT 7. tax system 2. 1952 5. 1991 3. stamp duties 6. Third Plan

8. socialist economy

9. co-existence of private and public sectors 10. gross national product at market prices 11. COFEPOSA 12. National Income deflation 13. Rashtriya Mahila Kosh 14. net domestic product at market price 15. Mahila Samriddhi Yojna

1. What happens to marginal cost when average cost increases a) Marginal cost is below average cost b) Marginal cost is above average cost c) Marginal cost is equal to average variable cost d) Marginal cost is equal to average cost

2. Development means economic growth with a) price stability c) inflation b) social change d) deflation

3. Which one of the following is more effective in controlling prices in the long run? a) decrease in production c) decrease in the rate of interest b) increase in production d) increase in the rate of employment

4. Through open market operations, the RBI purchase and sell a) foreign exchange c) government securities b) gold d) all of these

5. A firm is said to be of optimum size when a) average total cost is at a minimum c) marginal cost is equal to marginal revenue b) marginal cost is at a minimum d) the firm is maximizing its profit

6. All revenues received, loans raised and money received in repayment of loans by the Union government go into a) Public account of India c) Consolidated fund of India b) Contingency fund of India d) None of the above

7. The law of demand states that a) demand increases with increase in income b) when income and prices rise, the demand also rises c) when price falls, demand increases d) when price increases, demand increases

8. The balance of payment comprises a) a current account of goods and services only b) a capital account of financial assets only

c) official settlement accounts only d) all of these

9. What is Net National Product? a) The money value of final goods and services produced annually in the economy b) The money value of annual service generation in the economy c) The money value of tangible goods produced annually in the economy d) The money value of tangible goods available in the economy

10. Other things being equal, what causes a decrease in demand? a) rise in the price of the substitute c) rise in the income of the consumer b) fall in the price of the commodity d) rise in the price of the commodity

11. Deflation is a) deficit budget b) reduction in taxation

c) contraction in volume of money or credit that results in a decline of price level d) increase in public expenditure

12. Bank rate means a) interest rate charged by moneylenders b) interest rate charged by scheduled banks c) rate of profit of the banking institution d) the official rate of interest charged by the central bank of the country

13. Which agency estimates the national income of India? a) Reserve Bank of India c) Ministry of Finance b) Planning Commission d) Central Statistical Organization

14. What is Gross National Product? a) the total output of goods and services produced by the countryaE?s economy b) the total domestic and foreign output claimed by residents of the country c) the sum of gross domestic product and investment d) national income minus national expenditure

15. The Government of India acquired the ownership and control of major banks in 1969 whose deposits were not less than

a) Rs 40 crore c) Rs 60 crore

b) Rs 50 crore d) Rs 80 crore

16. What are costs which vary with output called? a) overhead costs c) prime costs b) indirect costs d) all of the above

17. Which of the following is known as plastic money? a) bearer cheques c) demand drafts b) credit cards d) gift cheques

18. To get the Net National Product, we deduct what from the Gross National Product? a) direct taxes b) imports c) interim payments d) loss

19. What is the main purpose of currency? a) standard of postponed payments c) medium of exchange b) standard of money d) none of these

20. What does devaluation of a currency mean? a) decrease in the internal value of money b) decrease in the external value of money c) decrease both in the external and internal values of money d) none of these

21. Which of the following is not a direct tax? a) estate duty c) state excise b) agricultural income tax d) corporation tax

22. Which one of the following was set up during the Seventh Five Year Plan to help the low income groups? a) NABARD c) National Housing Bank b) Regional rural bank d) UTI Bank

23. The launching of five year plans in India saw the introduction of a) mixed economy c) capitalist economy b) socialist economy d) closed economy

24. Land development banks in India are owned by the a) RBI c) Commercial banks b) State governments d) Cooperative societies

25. Which of the following taxes is levied and collected by the union, but assigned to the states? a) sales tax c) excise b) octroi d) consignment tax

Answers 1. Marginal cost is above average cost 3. increase in production 5. average total cost is at a minimum 7. when price falls, demand increases 2. social change 4. all of these 6. Consolidated fund of India 8. all of these

9. The money value of final goods and services produced annually in the economy 10. rise in the price of the commodity 11. contraction in volume of money or credit that results in a decline of price level 12. the official rate of interest charged by the central bank of the country

13. Central Statistical Organization 14. the total domestic and foreign output claimed by residents of the country 15. Rs 50 crore 17. credit cards 19. medium of exchange 21. agricultural income tax 23. mixed economy 25. consignment tax 16. overhead costs 18. loss 20. decrease in the external value of money 22. NABARD 24. Cooperative societies

1. Which is the largest commercial bank in India? a) Reserve Bank of India c) ICICI Bank b) State Bank of India d) Bank of India

2. Bank of Hindustan is the oldest bank in India. When did it start functioning? a) 1990 b) 1770 c) 1885 d) 1892

3. The Bank of Calcutta, Bank of Bombay and Bank of Madras were merged in 1921 to form a) Reserve Bank of India c) Bank of India b) Imperial Bank of India d) Union Bank of India

4. When was the Reserve Bank of India established? a) 1935 b) 1920 c) 1928 d) 1947

5. When was the Imperial Bank of India nationalized to form the State Bank of India? a) 1947 c) 1951 b) 1949 d) 1955

6. The Reserve Bank of India was nationalized in? a) 1947 b) 1948 c) 1950 d) 1956

7. What is a Bank which has capital and reserves of over Rs. 5lakhs called? a) National Bank c) Scheduled Bank b) Cooperative Bank d) Unscheduled Bank

8. The Export-Import (EXIM) Bank was set up in a) 1982 b) 1983 c) 1987 d) 1985

9. Which of the following has the sole right of issuing paper notes in India? a) Union Government c) Ministry of Finance b) Reserve Bank of India d) Supreme Court

10. In India, coins and subsidiary coins are issued by a) Union Government c) Ministry of Finance b) Reserve Bank of India d) Supreme Court

11. Which of the following is entrusted with the task of receiving all money on behalf of the Government as also with the task of making payments on their behalf? a) State Bank of India c) Ministry of Finance b) Reserve Bank of India d) Union Parliament

12. When was the International Monetary Fund (IMF) established? a) 1944 b) 1945 c) 1948 d) 1950

13). Decision taken at Bretton Woods Conference led to the formation of a) IDA b) IMF c) ADB d) IFC

14. The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) is better known as a) World Bank c) IMF b) Asian Development Bank d) It is known by its name

15. Which sister organization of the World Bank provides long term loans at zero interest to the poorest developing countries?

a) Asian Development Bank c) International Developmental Association

b) IMF d) International Finance Corporation

16. The International Finance Corporation (IFC) was established in? a) 1956 b) 1972 c) 1985 d) 1960

17. Where is the headquarters of Asian Development Bank (ADB) situated? a) Manila b) Delhi c) Bangkok d) Hong Kong

18. Which sister organization of the World Bank helps private activity in developing countries by financing projects with long-term capital in the form of equity and loans? a) Asian Development Bank c) International Developmental Association b) IMF d) International Finance Corporation

19. Who is known as the Father of Economics? a) Adam Smith c) Machiavelli b) Chanakya d) None of these

20. Which was the first Indian Bank to introduce credit card? a) SBI b) Central Bank of India c) Union Bank of India d) ICICI

21. When did India become a member of the IMF? a) 1947 b) 1956 c) 1960 d) 1951

22. Euro is the currency of European Union. When did it come into being? a) 1999 b) 1995 c) 2000 d) 2001

23. When did the Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA) come into being? a) 1973 b) 1975 c) 1980 d) 1981

24. When did Regional Rural Banks start functioning in India? a) 1975 b) 1947 c) 1956 d) 1960

25. In India, income tax is levied by a) Union Government b) State Governments c) Ministry of Finance d) RBI

Answers 1. State Bank of India 3. Imperial Bank of India 5. 1955 7. Scheduled Bank 9. Reserve Bank of India 11. Reserve Bank of India 13. IMF 2. 1770 4. 1935 6. 1948 8. 1982 10. Ministry of Finance 12. 1944 14. World Bank

15. International Developmental Association 16. 1956 17. Manila 19. Adam Smith 21. 1947 23. 1973 25. Union Government 18. International Finance Corporation 20. Central Bank of India 22. 1999 24. 1975

1. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) was established in a) 1992 b) 1947 c) 1990 d) 1976

2. Which Five-year Plan is being implemented at present? a) Eleventh b) Eighth c) Ninth d) Tenth

3. Which of the following is not a direct tax? a) Sales tax c) Wealth tax b) Income tax d) Estate duty

4. Who is the ex-officio chairman of Planning Commission? a) Prime Minister c) Chief Justice of Supreme Court b) President d) Speaker of Lok Sabha

5. The Indian economy is a) Capitalist c) Mixed b) Socialistic d) Federal

6. Which certification indicates a guarantee of quality for agricultural food products like ghee, honey, etc.? a) ISI b) Agmark c) BIS d) All of above

7. Who was the first chairman of the Planning Commission? a) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan c) Dr. Rajendra Prasad b) Jawaharlal Nehru d) Dr. M. Vishveshwaraya

8. Who is the Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission at present? a) Montek Singh Ahluwalia c) Manmohan Singh b) B Balakrishnan d) Anil Kakodkar

9. In India farm credit is regulated by a) SBI b) RBI c) NABARD d) Union Government

10. The term of the 11th Five Year Plan is a) 2007 to 2012 c) 2008 to 2013 b) 2005 to 2010 d) 2006 to 2011

11. When was the Tata Iron & Steel Company set up at Jamshedpur? a) 1907 b) 1911 c) 1914 d) 1921

12. In terms of size what position does the Indian economy occupy in the world? a) 10th b) 12th c) 7th d) 9th

13. When was the General Insurance Corporation of India formed? a) 1982 b) 1972 c) 1956 d) 1935

14. Which Five-Year Plan had adopted Removal of Poverty as its foremost objective? a) Second b) Third c) Fourth d) Sixth

15. During the financial year 2007- 08 India recorded a GDP growth of a) 8% b) 8.5% c) 9.1% d) 9.7%

16. The economic liberalization was introduced in a) 1991 b) 1990 c) 1985 d) 1988

17. Which industry provides the largest employment in India? a) Chemicals c) Iron and steel b) Textiles d) Jute

18. The highest denomination banknote being in circulation in India is a) 500 rupee note c) 5000 rupee note b) 1000 rupee note d) 2000 rupee note

19. Which period did the First Five-year Plan cover? a) 1947-52 b) 1951-56 c) 1950-55 d) 1952-57

20. Who finally approves the Five-Year Plan? a) The President c) The National Development Council b) The Prime Minister d) The Planning Commission

21. When was the Decimal currency system introduced in India? a) January 1955 b) April 1955 c) April 1951 d) April 1957

22). The Indian rupee is a legal tender in two other countries. One is Nepal. The other is a) Pakistan b) Sri Lanka c) Bhutan d) Afghanistan

23. Kerala shores are famous for the deposits of a) Copper b) Coal c) Thorium d) Iron ore

24. Which of the following taxes is the largest source of revenue for the Government of India? a) Excise b) Customs c) Income tax d) Corporation tax

25. The National Stock Exchange (NSE) is located at a) Mumbai Answers 1. 1992 3. Sales tax 5. Mixed 7. Jawaharlal Nehru 9. NABARD 2. Eleventh 4. Prime Minister 6. Agmark 8. Montek Singh Ahluwalia 10. 2007 to 2012 b) New Delhi c) Madras d) Calcutta

11. 1907 13. 1972 15. 9.1% 17. Textiles 19. 1951-56 21. April 1957 23. Thorium 25. Mumbai

12. 12th 14. Sixth 16. 1991 18. 1000 rupee note 20. The National Development Council 22. Bhutan 24. Excise

1. The aim of which Five Year Plan was to correct the disequilibrium in the economy? a) First Five year plan c) Third Five year plan b) Second Five year plan d) Fourth five year plan

2. Which of the following is the Central bank of India? a) State Bank of India c) Imperial Bank of India b) Reserve bank of India d) Punjab National bank

3. The Reserve Bank of India came into existence on a) Apr 1, 1936 b) Jan 26, 1894 c) Aug 15, 1947 d) Apr 1, 1947

4. Which of the following was the first Indian bank? a) Bank of Baroda c) Punjab National Bank b) Bank of Hindustan d) State Bank of India

5. In which of the following years was power development initiated in India? a) 1900 b) 1905 c) 1911 d) 1915

6. How many banks were nationalized in 1969? a) 10 b) 12 c) 13 d) 14

7. Who was the Prime Minister of India when nationalization ofbanks took place in 1969? a) Indira Gandhi c) Lal Bahadur Shastri b) Jawaharlal Nehru d) Morarji Desai

8. At which of the following places was the first hydroelectric power station commissioned? a) Chambal c) Mandi b) Damodar d) Shivasamudram

9. Garland canal project envisages the conservation of water resources in the country through the construction of a) dams c) embankments b) canals d) none of these

10. The largest percentage of bonded labour in India belongs to a) scheduled castes c) other backward classes b) scheduled tribes d) none of these

11. In which of the following year was the mining of coal started in India? a) 1775 b) 1774 c) 1800 d) 1805

12. Which of the following is India biggest dam? a) Bhakra Nangal c) Farakka b) Hirakud d) Pong Dam

13. On which river is the Pong Dam hydro electric power project built? a) Ganga b) Ravi c) Beas d) Hughly

14. In India which crop is sown on the largest area? a) Jowar c) tobacco b) wheat d) rice

15. Bakra Nangal is a joint project of Haryana, Punjab and Rajasthan. On which river is thisbuilt? a) Yamuna c) Sutlej b) Sindhu d) Ravi

16. On which river is the Hirakud dam built? a) Godavari c) Mahanadi b) Kaveri d) Narmada

17. On which river is the Tehri dam built? a) Alakananda c) Ganga b) Bhagirathi d) Hooghly

18. Which Indian state leads in the production of rubber? a) Tamil Nadu b) Kerala c) Karnataka d) Gujarat

19. Which Indian state tops in the production of gypsum? a) Gujarat b) Rajasthan c) Kerala d) Karnataka

20. Into how many PIN code zones is India divided? a) eight b) seven c) six d) nine

21. Which state has the highest percentage of people living below the poverty line? a) Uttar Pradesh c) Bihar b) Orissa d) Madhya Pradesh

22. Which of the following is the most populous city in India? a) Mumbai c) Kolkatta b) Delhi d) Chennai

23. Which Indian state has the lowest percentage of people living below the poverty line? a) Punjab c) Karnataka b) Gujarat d) Maharashtra

24. Which Indian state has the highest per capita income? a) Haryana b) Punjab c) Uttar Pradesh d) Karnataka

25. Which Indian state stands first in the production of coffee? a) Kerala c) Assam b) Karnataka d) Gujarat

Answers 1. First Five year plan 3. April 1, 1936 5. 1900 7. Indira Gandhi 9. canals 11. 1774 13. Beas 15. Sutlej 17. Bhagirathi 19. Rajasthan 21. Orissa 23. Punjab 2. Reserve bank of India 4. Bank of Hindustan 6. 14 8. Shivasamudram 10. scheduled tribes 12. Bhakra Nangal 14. rice 16. Mahanadi 18. Kerala 20. eight 22. Mumbai 24. Punjab 25. Karnataka

General Knowledge
1. How many languages are there in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India? (A) 16 (C) 20 Ans : (D) 2. Article 340 of the Indian Constitution deals with (A) Backward Classes Commission (C) Union Public Service Commission Ans : (A) 3. In which year Advocate Welfare Fund Act was enacted by Parliament of India ? (A) 1999 Ans : (B) 4. In which one of the following cases it has been held that prohibition on sale of eggs within municipal area of Rishikesh is not violative of Article 19(1)g of the Constitution ? (A) B. R. Enterprise Vs. State of U.P. (B) Sreeniwas General Traders Vs. State of Uttarakhand (C) Om Prakash Vs. State of U.P. (D) C. K. Jain Vs. State of Uttaranchal Ans : (C) (B) 2001 (C) 2003 (D) 2008 (B) Election Commission (D) Finance Commission (B) 18 (D) 22

5. Right to Information is defined under (A) Section 2(f) of the Right to Information Act, 2005 (B) Section 2(j) of the Right to Information Act, 2005 (C) Section 4 of the Right to Information Act, 2005 (D) Section 2(b) of the Right to Information Act, 2005 Ans : (B) 6. In Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly one member is nominated from (A) Christian Community (C) Anglo-Indian Community Ans : (C) 7. A Supreme Court Judge retires at an age of (A) 58 years (C) 62 years Ans : (D) 8. Who is the head of the State-Executive ? (A) The State Legislature Assembly (C) The Chief Minister (B) The State Cabinet (D) The Governor Ans : (D) (B) 70 years (D) 65 years (B) Muslim Community (D) Parsi Community

9. Case of I. R. Coelho V. State of Tamil Nadu is related with (A) Judicial review of Article 356 of the Constitution (B) Judicial review of Article 226 of the Constitution (C) Judicial review of Ninth Schedule Laws (D) Judicial review of action taken by Speaker under Article 105 of the Constitution Ans : (C) 10. Humanization and decrimanization of attempts to suicide was recommended by (A) 210th Report of Law Commission (B) 212th Report of Law Commission (C) 216th Report of Law Commission (D) 215th Report of Law Commission Ans : (A) 11. Jaya Bachchan V. Union of India, A.I.R. 2006 S.C. 2119 is related with (A) Article 102(1)(a) of the Constitution (C) Article 190 of the Constitution Ans : (A) (B) Article 109 of the Constitution (D) Article 226 of the Constitution

12. Joint Meeting of both Houses of Parliament is chaired by (A) President of India (C) Speaker of Lok Sabha Ans : (C) 13. Who among the following was the Chairman of the Sixth Pay Commission ? (A) Justice A. K. Majumdar (C) Justice A. R. Lakshmanan Ans : (B) 14. www on the internet stands for (A) Words Words Words (C) World Wide Web Ans : (C) 15. To which of the following companies, the Delhi High Court has ordered to remove its Logo (A) Pepsico India (C) Reliance Petrochemicals Ans : (A) (B) TISCO (D) None of the above (B) Wide Word Words (D) When Where Why (B) Justice B. N. Srikrishna (D) Justice R. C. Lahoti (B) Chairman of Rajya Sabha (D) None of the above

16. The Article of the Indian Constitution which automatically become suspended on Proclamation of Emergency is (A) Article 14 (B) Article 19 (C) Article 21 (D) Article 32 Ans : (B)

17. Which State in India implemented the Panchayati Raj System first ? (A) Rajasthan (C) Bihar Ans : (A) 18. In India, which institution holds ultimate authority to accept Five Year Plans (A) Planning Commission (C) Central Cabinet Ans : (B) 19. On whose recommendation the financial distribution between the Union and States takes place ? (A) The Finance Commission (C) The Planning Commission Ans : (A) 20. Who is to certify that any bill is a Money Bill ? (A) Finance Minister (C) Prime Minister (B) Speaker of Lok Sabha (D) None of the above Ans : (B) (B) The National Development Council (D) The Inter-State Council (B) National Development Council (D) Parliament (B) Maharashtra (D) Uttar Pradesh

21. The Court which has jurisdiction over election disputes under Section 80 of the Representation of People Act, 1951 is (A) Supreme Court (C) District Court Ans : (B) 22. Who can remove Election Commissioner from his office ? (A) Chief Election Commissioner (B) Prime Minister (C) Home Minister in the same way as the Judge of the High Court can be removed (D) President of India on the recommendation of Chief Election Commissioner Ans : (D) 23. In which of the following cases constitutionality of the Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admissions) Act, 2006 was challenged ? (A) Ashok Kumar Thakur Vs. Union of India (B) Ashok Kumar Vs. State of U.P. (C) Ashok Kumar Thakur Vs. State of Bihar (D) None of the above Ans : (A) (B) High Court (D) Election Tribunal

24. How many times the emergency has been proclaimed in India on the ground of internal disturbance ? (A) Once (C) Thrice Ans : (A) 25. In which year financial emergency was proclaimed under Article 360 in India ? (A) 1962 (C) 1975 Ans : (D) 26. Who appoints the Chairman of the State Public Service Commission in India ? (A) The President of India (B) The President of India in consultation with the Governor of the State (C) The Governor of the State (D) Chairman of Union Public Service Commission in consultation with the Governor Ans : (C) 27. By which Amendment of the Indian Constitution Sikkim was included as full-fledged State of the Indian Territory ? (A) Thirty-Second Constitutional Amendment (B) 1965 (D) Never (B) Twice (D) Never

(B) Thirty-Sixth Constitutional Amendment (C) Forty-Fourth Constitutional Amendment (D) Forty-Second Constitutional Amendment Ans : (B) 28. Under hich Article of the Constitution of India, Parliament may admit a new State in the Indian Union ? (A) In Article 1 Ans : (B) 29. Which of the following is not mentioned in Directive Principles of State policy under the Constitution of India ? (A) Right to adequate means of livelihood (B) Right to equal pay for equal work (C) Promotion of international peace and security (D) Free and compulsory education for children up to fourteen years of age Ans : (D) 30. The Charter of the United Nations was signed at San- Francisco on (A) June 26, 1945 (C) January 26, 1946 (B) August 15, 1943 (D) December 30, 1941 Ans : (A) (B) In Article 2 (C) In Article 3 (D) In Article 4

31. Where the head office of the United Nations is situated? (A) Washington (C) New York Ans : (C) 32. How many members are in the Security Council? (A) 5 Ans : (D) 33. Which one of the following Article of United Nations Charters related to the procedure of voting? (A) Article 16 Ans : (B) 34. Which one of the following is not one of the principal organ of United Nations ? (A) Economic and Social Council (C) International Labour Organization Ans : (C) 35. Two official languages of the United Nations are (A) English and Hindi (C) English and Urdu (B) English and German (D) English and French Ans : (D) (B) Trusteeship Council (D) International Court of Justice (B) Article 18 (C) Article 10 (D) None of the above (B) 9 (C) 10 (D) 15 (B) Geneva (D) The Hague

36. The Directive Principles of State Policy in the Constitution of India have been taken from which one of the following? (A) The Constitution of Ireland (B) The Constitution of United States of America (C) The Constitution of Australia (D) The Constitution of Canada Ans : (A) 37. P passport was cancelled by the authority without giving him any reasonable opportunity of being heard which was mandatory. In such case (A) A writ of mandamus can be issued (B) A writ of mandamus cannot be issued as the authority has no obligation to act fairly (C) Since cancellation of passport is always done in interest of security of India, no one can challenge the cancellation (D) A writ of prohibition can be issued Ans : (A) 38. The maximum period of continuation of emergency under Article 356 of the Indian Constitution is (A) 3 years (B) 6 months (C) 1 year (D) 2 years Ans : (A)

39. Which one of the following Schedule was added in the Constitution by the 73rd Constitutional Amendment? (A) Schedule XII (C) Schedule XI Ans : (C) 40. The procedure for the removal of Supreme Court Judge is given in (A) Article 124 (4) (C) Article 125 Ans : (A) 41. Participation of workers in management of industries is provided under Indian Constitution (A) In Article 44 A (C) In Article 43 A Ans : (C) 42. Article 21-A was added in the Constitution by (A) 86th Constitutional Amendment (C) 89th Constitutional Amendment Ans : (A) (B) 88th Constitutional Amendment (D) 90th Constitutional Amendment (B) In Article 48 A (D) In Article 45 (B) Article 124 (5) (D) Article 126 (B) Schedule VI (D) Schedule IX

43. Socialist and secular words were added in the Preamble of Indian Constitution by (A) 44th Amendment (C) 45th Amendment Ans : (B) 44. Which one of the following Articles of Indian Constitution is not related to the environmental protection? (A) Article 48 A (C) Article 51 A(g) Ans : (B) 45. In International Court of Justice, there are (A) President and 15 other members (B) President, Vice-President and 15 other members (C) President, Vice-President and 14 other members (D) President, Vice-President and 13 other members Ans : (D) 46. International Human Rights Day is celebrated on (A) 26th January4 (C) 14th July (B) 10th December (D) 26th November Ans : (B) (B) Article 51 A(i) (D) Both (A) and (C) (B) 42nd Amendment (D) 48th Amendment

47. The Headquarters of International Court of Justice is at (A) New York (C) The Hague Ans : (C) 48. Sarkaria Commission was set up for the review of relations between (A) The Prime Minister and The President (C) Executive and Judiciary Ans : (D) 49. Under which Article of the Constitution the Inter-State Council is constituted? (A) Article 254 (C) Article 263 Ans : (C) 50. By which Amendment of the Constitution the Service Tribunals were established? (A) 39th Amendment (C) 40th Amendment Ans : (D) Posted by CUTTENT GENERAL KNOWLEDGE at 11:02 PM 0 comments Links to this post (B) 44th Amendment (D) 42nd Amendment (B) Article 260 (D) Article 267 (B) Legislature and Executive (D) Centre and States (B) Geneva (D) Paris

VIJAYA BANK PROBATIONARY OFFICERS 1. The Foreign Exchange Reserve of India are kept in the custody of (A) World Bank (C) Prime Minister Rahat Kosh (E) None of these 2. The Reserve Bank of India issues coins and notes of various denominations. At present RBI does not issue coins of which of the following denominations? (A) 10 paise (C) 25 paise (E) 1A.00 Rupee 3. The European Union has adopted which of the following as a common currency ? (A) Dollar (B) Dinar (C) Yen (D) Peso (E) Euro (B) 20 paise (D) 50 paise (B) International Monetary Fund (D) Reserve Bank of India

4. Various Banks in the country have installed machines which disburse money to general public. These machines are called (A) Coin dispensing machines (C) Debit Card Machines (E) None of these (B) ATMs (D) Ledger Machines

5. Which of the following names is not associated with the insurance business in India? (A) Bajaj Allianz (C) GIC (E) GE Money 6. Commodity Exchanges at various places in India are trading in many metals like gold, silver, etc. Many times we read in newspapers that gold no more has remained the highest trading option and has been replaced by a non-traditional metal known as (A) copper (C) zinc (B) steel (D) white gold (E) None of these (B) LIC (D) Tata AIG

7. Which of the following is known as Plastic money? 1. Demand Draft 3. Debit Card (A) Only 1 (B) Only 2 (C) Only 3 (D) Both 2 and 3 (E) All 1, 2 and 3 2. Credit Card

8. Many a time we see a term in newspapers IPO What is the full form of the same ? (A) Indian Public Offer (C) Industrial Purchase Order (E) Initial Public Offer (B) Institutional Purchase (D) Indian Purchase Offer

9. Many a times we read in financial newspapers a term/name NMCEX. What is the full form of the same ? (A) New Multi Capital Exchange (C) National Multi Commodity Exchange (E) None of these 10. Many Banks these days are entering into business of offering loans against property. This business of the banks can be categorized under which of the following heads of banking? (A) Corporate Banking (C) Merchant Banking (E) None of these 11. Which of the following organizations/banks has done a commendable work in the field of micro finance and was awarded Nobel Prize also in the past ? (A) Gramin Bank of Bangladesh (C) ASHA (E) None of these 12. Nobel Prizes are not given for the performance in the area of (A) Literature (B) Physics (C) Chemistry (D) Music (E) Medical Science (B) CRY (D) NABARD (B) Personal Banking (D) Portfolio Management Service (B) National Medium Commodity Exchange (D) Net Marketable Commodity Exchange

13. In which of the following Hindi films has actor Shahrukh Khan played the role of a Hockey Coach? (A) Guru (C) Om Shanti Om (E) None of these 14. Which of the following countries has not made any significant investment in India ? (A) Japan (C) Nepal (E) France 15. Which of the following is considered an informal method of getting credit/finance ? (A) Internet Banking (C) Going to money lenders (E) All of these 16. Which amongst the following nations is not a member of the SAARC ? (A) Bangladesh (C) Nepal (E) South Africa (B) Bhutan (D) Maldives (B) Branch visits (D) Tele Banking (B) USA (D) Britain (B) Chak De India (D) Jab We Met

17. Which of the following indexes is developed to measure life expectancy, level of literacy, education and standard of living of people in a country ? (A) Inflation (C) Human Development Index (E) None of these 18. Which of the following is not a Public Sector Unit/Undertaking/Agency? (A) ECGC (C) SIDBI (E) BHEL 19. Which of the countries represent letter C in the category known as BRIC countries ? (A) Canada (C) Cuba (E) China 20. Who amongst the following addresses the nation on the Independence Day from the ramparts of the Red Fort, Delhi? (A) President of India (C) Speaker of the Lok Sabha (E) None of these (B) UPA Chairperson (D) Prime Minister of India (B) Chile (D) Croatia (B) SEBI (D) Axis Bank (B) Sensex (D) SLR

21. Which of the following awards is given for excellence in the field of sports ? (A) Kalidas Samman (C) Shram Vir Award (E) None of these 22. Which of the following does not represent the name of a bank working in India ? (A) YES (B) HDFC (C) TATA (D) Kotak Mahindra (E) Axis (B) Dhyanchand Award (D) Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award

23. Twenty-20 matches are played in the game of (A) Hockey (B) Football (C) Badminton (D) Tennis (E) Cricket

24. Which of the following deals between India and one major country was put on a hold for some time as India is finding difficult to implement it ? (A) 123 Pact with USA (B) Fifth generation fighter plane deal with Russia

(C) Heavy Water deal with Iran (D) Border talks with China (E) None of these 25. Which of the following is a type of tax levied by the Govt. on goods and services ? (A) SAT (C) PAN (E) None of these (B) NET (D) VAT

ANSWERS : 1. (D) 2. (B) 3. (E) 4. (B) 5. (E) 6. (D) 7. (D) 8. (E) 9. (C) 10. (B) 11. (A) 12. (D) 13. (B) 14. (C) 15. (C) 16. (E) 17. (C) 18. (B) 19. (E) 20. (D) 21. (B) 22. (C) 23. (E) 24. (A) 25. (D)

1. The Index of Industrial Production (IIP) is compiled and released by which of the following organizations/ agencies? (A) Registrar of Companies (C) Bombay Stock Exchange (E) Central Statistical Organisation Ans : (E) 2. Which of the following states launched a special scheme under which 10 kg of whole wheat flour is sold at a fixed price of Rs. 139 through its select outlets? (A) Delhi (C) West Bengal (E) None of these Ans : (A) 3. Which of the following is the abbreviated name of the asset reconstruction company created specifically for small and medium sectors? (A) CGTMSE (C) APITCO (E) None of these Ans : (C) (B) CARE (D) ISARC (B) Kerala (D) Uttar Pradesh (B) Confederation of Indian Industries (D) Reserve Bank of India

4. Retail investors made Rs. 19 lakh crore in market rally, was the news in some major financial newspapers recently. The term Retail investors, as used in this headline, means which of the following types of stock market investors? (A) Promoters of Companies (C) Foreign Institutional Investors (E) Corporate Bodies Ans : (B) 5. Many times we read in newspapers that some bank(s) has/have to write off certain amount given/advanced by them. In banking terminology, what does write off mean? (A) Loans sanctioned on paper but bank has yet to make provision for the same so that borrower can withdraw the money (B) Big a corporate loan for which bank has/have to take approval from RBI (C) Loans for which documentation work is yet to be completed (D) Bad and uncollectable loans (E) Those loans which can never become bad or uncollectable loans as they are given under some social assistance scheme by the Govt. of India Ans : (D) (B) Individuals (D) Mutual Funds

6. Who amongst the following was the chairperson of the Working Group on Benchmark Prime Lending Rate (BPLR) constituted by the Reserve Bank of India (A) Dr. K. C. Chakrovorty (C) Mr. Bhaskaran (E) Mr. M. V. Nair Ans : (B) 7. A bank normally does not have to deal with an issue related to (A) Payments and settlement systems (C) Intellectual property rights (B) Contractual rights of creditors (D) Cases of insolvency (B) Mr. Deepak Mohanty (D) Mr. O. P. Bhatt

(E) Coordination between regulators active in banking/financial sectors. Ans : (C) 8. As per the news published in various newspapers, Reliance Industries has submitted a bid to acquire petrochemical giant Lyondell Basell. This is a company based in (A) UAE (C) France (E) USA Ans : (E) (B) Germany (D) Britain

9. The new Foreign Trade Policy announced recently by the Govt. of India will be valid up to (A) 2014 Ans : (A) 10. The Committee on Financial Sector Assessment (CFSA) set up by the Reserve Bank of India has also recommended several reforms in which of the following existing laws in India? (A) Taxation Laws (C) Banking Regulation Laws (E) All of these Ans : (C) 11. As per the reports published in various financial newspapers/magazines, exports to Euro zones from various countries and India unexpectedly tumbled again in last two/three months. What does it indicate? 1. It has raised fresh doubts about the reality of the economic recovery of aE~16 country strong Euro zone. 2. Euro has yet to establish its credibility as an acceptable currency. Countries still prefer US$ to any t hoer currency for major trans-border trades. 3. Euro zone countries do not wish to import much from India. (B) Commercial Laws (D) Property Laws (B) 2015 (C) 2016 (D) 2020 (E) None of these

(A) Only 1 (C) Only 3 (E) None of these Ans : (B)

(B) Only 2 (D) All 1, 2 and 3

12. Which of the following governments has recently informed to its creditors that there may be delays in repayment of loans, it has taken from various agencies/organizations all over the world? (A) Dubai Ans : (A) 13. As per existing norms and policies of the RBI, Banks are required to advance how much of their total advances to priority sectors? (A) 30% Ans : (C) 14. which of the following was the first Mutual Fund listed on the newly launched Mutual Fund platform on National Stock Exchange? (A) UTI Mutual Fund (C) LIC Mutual Fund (E) None of these (B) SBI Mutual Fund (D) Bank of Baroda Mutual Fund Ans : (A) (B) 35% (C) 40% (D) 25% (E) None of these (B) Japan (C) Sri Lanka (D) Nepal (E) None of these

15. As per the newspaper reports, the L&T has tied up with NPCIL to make forgings for nuclear power plants. This joint venture is being developed in (A) Chennai (C) Hazira (E) Tarapore Ans : (C) 16. As per the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the economic conditions in India are not yet suitable for full convertibility of Rupee. At present rupee is convertible at which of the following accounts? 1. Fully at Capital Account 3. Partially at Trade Account (A) Only 1 Ans : (B) 17. As per the notification issued by the banks, the third party ATM usage will now be restricted to certain withdrawals and limits only. What does it really mean? 1. The ATM card holders will not be able to withdraw from other banks ATMs under any circumstances. 2. Customers of one bank may be able to withdraw only a limited amount from other banks ATMs. (B) Only 2 (C) Only 3 (D) Only 1 and 3 (E) None of these 2. Fully of Current Account (B) Bangalore (D) Narora

3. ATM card holders will have to pay a fee if they withdraw money from other banks ATMs frequently. (A) Only 1 (E) Only 1 and 3 Ans : (D) 18. Transport of goods by which of the following is free from levy of the Service Tax ? (A) Indian Railways (B) Shipping Companies owned by NRIs (C) All Private Road Transport Companies (D) By the Transport Corporation of India in its own special containers (E) None of these Ans : (A) 19. As per the news published in major newspapers, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) raised Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) by 100 basis points to 25%. What was/were the reason(s) owing to which RBI raised the SLR? 1. It will help in reducing liquidity in the market. 2. Inflation will come down substantially. (B) Only 2 (C) Only 3 (D) Only 2 and 3

3. It will facilitate companies to launch their IPOs as the financial climate will become conducive for the same. (A) Only 1 (C) Only 1 and 2 (E) All 1, 2 and 3 Ans : (C) 20. The Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interests Act (SARFAESI Act) at present, is not applicable to (A) Public Sector Banks (C) Private Banks (B) Financial Institutes of the Govt. (D) Non Banking Financial Companies (B) Only 2 (D) Only 2 and 3

(E) Small and Cooperative Banks Ans : (D) 21. As we all know, the US $ was at a 15 months low against the basket of currencies till recent past. Recently it reached a 14 years low against one of the major currencies. Which of the following is that currency? (A) Yuan Ans : (D) (B) Euro (C) Rupee (D) Yen (E) None of these

22. The rate of interest, banks charge to its main/major and prime customers is popularly called as (A) Risk Premium (C) Repo Rate (E) Cost of fund Ans : (B) 23. Which of the following countries has launched OCEAN SAT-2, a satellite to provide data on its oceans? (A) China (C) France Ans : (D) 24. Parambikulam-Aliyar Multipurpose project is located in the hills of (A) Nilgiri hills range (C) Anamalai hills range Ans : (C) 25. Which of the following organisations/agencies has recently released World Investment Report: 2009 Transnational Corporations, Agricultural Production and Development? (B) Periyar hills range (D) Sahyadri hills range (B) USA (D) India (B) Prime Lending Rate (D) Reverse Repo Rate

(A) World Bank (C) UNCTAD Ans : (C)

(B) Asian Development Bank (D) UNESCO

26. Which of the following states is in the process of passing two amendments to its municipality and panchayat raj acts to enable women to have 50% seats in all local self government bodies ? (A) Gujarat (C) Kerala Ans : (C) 27. Which of the following states recently organized an open public court Jan Sunwai for the first time to present a public audit of its Special Economic Zones ? (A) Gujarat (C) Maharashtra Ans : (C) 28. The National Stock Exchange recently launched Interest Rate Futures (IRF). IRF in fact is (A) New mode of trading specifically for SME sector (B) Financial mode of trading (B) Tamil Nadu (D) Kerala (B) Uttar Pradesh (D) Madhya Pradesh

(C) Electronic mode of transferring money from one account to another (D) Safest and fastest mode of trading at all the stock exchanges of India simultaneously (E) None of these Ans : (B) 29. What is the full form of UNEP, a term frequently seen in newspapers ? (A) Universal Notification on Energy Protection (B) Universal New Education Project (C) Universal Natural Energy Project (D) United Nations Education Programme (E) United Nations Environment Programme Ans : (E) 30. The Reserve Bank of India has directed all the banks to ensure that the names of their customers, individuals or corporates, do not appear in any list published by the Security Council Committee. This act/directive of the RBI is to ensure which of the following? (A) To ensure that the bank loans/advances taken by the individuals/organizations are used only in those activities for which they are taken (B) To ensure that money deposited in the bank has not come from unknown and unauthorized sources

(C) To ensure that no one visits a foreign nation for any illegal activity by purchasing foreign currency from a bank (D) To ensure that Indians do not go to a nation where Indians are being targeted for racial discrimination (E) None of these Ans : (A) 31. As per the resolution passed in the Pittsburgh Summit of G-20, now more weightage will be given to under-represented nations in the organizations like IMF etc. How much quota will be shifted to such nations in this way? (A) 5% (B) 7% (C) 10% (D) 15% (E) 17% Ans : (A)

32. As per the decision taken by the Govt. of India, all new players using spectrum band for providing 3-G spectrum mobile service to its customers will have to pay a part of their annual revenue as spectrum charges to the Govt. of India. What is that charge in terms of percentage ? (A) 1% Ans : (A) 33. Which of the following bodies/agencies recently passed a resolution asking all the nations to sign the Nuclear Non Proliferation Treaty (NPT) without any further delay ? (A) UN General Assembly (B) International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) (B) 15% (C) 3% (D) 25% (E) None of these

(C) North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) (D) South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) (E) UN Security Council Ans : (B) 34. Which of the following is not considered as a parameter for defining the Below Poverty Line (BPL) status of a person? (A) Food security (C) Debt (E) Land holdings (B) Marital Status (D) Literacy Ans : (B)

35. Which of the following countries was successful in retaining ICC Champions Trophy the final of which was played in October 2009? (A) New Zealand (C) India (E) None of these Ans : (B) 36. Which of the following countries has been adjudged as the largest exporter of cotton ? (A) Bangladesh (E) None of these (B) Brazil Ans : (D) (C) Britain (D) India (B) Australia (D) South Africa

37. Angela Merkel has become the Chancellor of which of the following nations again for a second four-year term ? (A) Poland Ans : (D) 38. Maximum City is a book written by (A) V. S. Naipaul (C) Chetan Bhagat (E) Suketu Mehta Ans : (E) 39. Which of the following countries has taken over as the Vice Chairman of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development? (A) China Ans : (B) 40. The Olympic Games 2016 will be organized in the city of (A) New Delhi Ans : (E) (B) Paris (C) Tokyo (D) New York (E) Rio de Janeiro (B) South Korea (C) North Korea (D) India (B) Vikram Seth (D) Kiran Desai (B) Russia (C) Ukraine (D) Germany (E) None of these

41. Which of the following countries has raised objection to India efforts to make a 608 km long road link through Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Arunachal Pradesh? (A) China Ans : (A) 42. India has recently signed a Nuclear Pact with which of the following countries which insists on peaceful use of radioactive minerals (Such minerals are in plenty in that country)? (A) Mongolia (D) Sri Lanka Ans : (A) 43. India won Compaq Cup Cricket Final (Tri series) 2009 by defeating (A) New Zealand (D) England Ans : (E) 44. Who amongst the following won the 76th National Billiards Championship held in Sept. 2009 ? (A) Geet Sethi (D) Pankaj Advani (B) Dhruv Sitwala (E) None of these (C) Devendra Joshi Ans : (D) (B) South Africa (E) Sri Lanka (C) Bangladesh (B) Thailand (E) None of these (C) Bangladesh (B) Nepal (C) Myanmar (D) Bhutan (E) Afghanistan

45. Who amongst the following won the Mena Singles US Open Tennis 2009 ? (played in Sept. 2009) (A) Juan Martin del Potro (C) Lukas Dlouhy (E) None of these Ans : (A) 46. A Good Woman is a book written by (A) Dario Fo (C) Orhan Pamuk (E) Danielle Steel Ans : (E) 47. ASEAN recently signed an agreement called FTA with India. What is the full form of FTA (A) Foreign Trade Agreement (C) Favourite Trade Acknowledgement (E) Free Trade Agreement Ans : (E) (B) Full Trade Agreement (D) Final and Total Approach (B) V. S. Naipaul (D) Herta Muller (B) Leander Paes (D) Roger Federer

48. CRY is the name of the organization which works for the welfare of (A) Cancer Patients (C) War victims (E) None of these Ans : (B) 49. Which of the following is/are not called the types of Inflation? 1. Cost push 3. Demand pull (A) Only 1 (C) Only 3 (E) Only 2 and 3 Ans : (D) 50. Mumbai Gold Cupa is associated with the game of (A) Cricket (C) Hockey (E) Lawn Tennis Ans : (C) (B) Football (D) Badminton (B) Only 2 (D) Only 1 and 3 2. Real wages (B) Children (D) Senior Citizens

PUNJAB NATIONAL BANK CLERK EXAM. 1. Marketing function include (A) Designing new products (C) Publicity (E) All of these Ans : (E) 2. Lead generation can be resorted to by browsing (A) Telephone directories (C) Internet sites (E) All of these Ans : (E) 3. Effective selling skills depend on (A) Effective lead generation (C) Territory Allocation (E) All of these Ans : (E) (B) Sales Call Planning (D) Effective communication skills (B) Yellow pages (D) List of existing customers (B) Advertisements (D) After sales service

4. Market Information means (A) Knowledge level of marketing staff (C) Information regarding Share market (E) All of these Ans : (D) 5. Marketing channels mean (A) Delivery period (C) Delivery outlets (E) All of these Ans : (E) 6. Buyer Resistance means (A) Buyer interest in the product being sold (C) Buyer hesitation in buying the product (E) Buyer buying the product Ans : (C) (B) Buyer fighting with the seller (D) Buyer becoming a seller (B) Delivery time (D) Delivery place (B) Information about marketing staff (D) Knowledge of related markets

7. Marketing is the function of (A) Sales persons (C) Planning Department (E) A collective function of all staff Ans : (E) 8. A DSA means (A) Direct Service Agency (C) Double Selling Agent Ans : (B) 9. Service Marketing is resorted to in (A) All manufacturing companies (C) Export units Ans : (D) 10. Marketing is (A) A skilled persons job (C) A one-time act (E) None of these Ans : (A) (B) A one day function (D) required only when a new product is launched (B) All production houses (D) Insurance companies and banks (B) Direct Selling Agent (D) Distribution Agency (B) Production Department (D) Team leaders

11. Market share refers to (A) Share market prices (C) Share issue floated by the company (B) Price fluctuation in the market (D) Share of wallet

(E) Share of business of the company as compared to peers Ans : (E) 12. Service Marketing is the same as (A) Internet marketing (C) Internal Marketing (E) All of these Ans : (D) 13. Current Accounts can be freely opened by Find the incorrect answer. (A) All NRIs (C) Government departments (E) HUFs Ans : (E) 14. Buyer Resistance can be overcome by (A) Cordial relation between buyer and seller (B) Good negotiation (B) All businessmen (D) Firms and Companies (B) Telemarketing (D) Relationship Marketing

(C) Persuasive communication (E) All of these Ans : (A) 15. Cross-selling is useful for canvass in (A) Current Accounts (C) Student loans (E) All of these Ans : (E) 16. Market segmentation helps to determine (A) Target groups (C) Profit levels (E) All of these Ans : (A) 17. The target group for Car loans is (A) Auto manufacturing companies (C) Taxi drivers (E) All of these Ans : (E)

(D) Good after sales service

(B) Fixed Deposit Accounts (D) Car loans

(B) Sale price (D) Product life cycle

(B) Car dealers (D) Car purchasers

18. The best promotional tool in any marketing is (A) e-promotion (C) Viral marketing (E) Advertisements Ans : (E) 19. Customization results in (A) Customer exodus (C) Customer complaints Ans : (B) 20. The target group for Education Loans is (A) All parents (C) All Research Scholars (E) All College Students Ans : (E) 21. Find the correct sentence. (A) Higher the prices, higher are the sales (B) More sales persons lead to more sales (B) All Professors (D) All Tutorial Colleges (B) Customer retention (D) All of these (B) Public Relations (D) Word of mouth publicity

(C) Mission statement is part of a Market Plan (D) Better sales incentives means better performance (E) All customers are profitable customers Ans : (C) 22. Good marketing strategy envisages good and proper (A) Product development (C) Pricing (E) All of these Ans : (E) 23. Savings Accounts can be opened by (A) All individuals fulfilling KYC norms (B) All individuals earning more than Rs. 1, 00,000 per annum (C) All individuals above the age of 18 (D) All salaried persons only (E) All students below the age of 18 Ans : (C) (B) Promotion and Distribution (D) Relationship management

24. Situation Analysis is useful for (A) SWOT Analysis (C) Analysis of capital markets Ans : (A) 25. Information that comes from an external source and fed into computer software is called (A) Input (C) Throughput (E) None of these Ans : (A) 26. With a CD you can (A) Read (C) Neither Read nor Write (E) None of these Ans : (D) 27. Errors in a computer program are referred to as (A) bugs (D) blunders (B) mistakes (E) None of these (C) item overlooked Ans : (A) (B) Write (D) Both Read and Write (B) Output (D) Reports (B) Analysis of Sales person performances (D) All of these

28. Which of the following are computers that can be carried around easily? (A) Laptops (C) PCs (E) None of these Ans : (A) 29. What menu is selected to change font and style? (A) Tools (B) File (C) Format (D) Edit (B) Supercomputers (D) Minicomputers

(E) None of these Ans : (C) 30. Where is the disk put in a computer? (A) In the hard drive (C) Into the CPU (E) None of these Ans : (B) 31. A computer hard disk is (A) an arithmetic and logical unit (C) operating system (B) computer software (D) computer hardware Ans : (D) (B) In the disk drive (D) In the modem

32. A compiler is used to translate a program written in (A) a low level language (C) assembly language Ans : (B) 33. In programming, you use the following key (A) Arrow keys (C) Alpha keys (E) None of these Ans : (A) 34. Which keys enable the input of numbers quickly? (A) Function keys (C) Ctrl, shift and alt (E) None of these Ans : (B) 35. Files are organized by storing them in (A) tables (C) folders (B) databases (D) graphs Ans : (C) (B) The numeric keypad (D) Arrow keys (B) Function keys (D) page up and Page Down keys (B) a high level language (D) machine language

36. The secret code that restricts entry to some programs (A) entry-code (C) password (E) None of these Ans : (C) 37. Advertisements are not required in (A) Public Sector banks (C) Government concerns Ans : (C) 38. The most common method of entering text and numerical data into a computer system is through the use of a (A) plotter (C) printer Ans : (D) 39. Computer programs are also known as (A) operating systems (C) peripherals Ans : (D) (B) documents (D) applications (B) scanner (D) keyboard (B) Private Sector banks (D) Profit making companies (B) passport (D) access-code

40. A collection of unprocessed items is (A) information (C) memory Ans : (B) 41.____________ is when the more power hungry components, such as the monitor and the hard drive, are put in idle. (A) Hibernation (C) Standby mode (E) None of these Ans : (C) 42.______________ is the process of dividing the disk into tracks and sectors. (A) Tracking (C) Crashing Ans : (B) 43. A saved document is referred to as a (A) file (C) folder Ans : (A) (B) word (D) project (B) Formatting (D) Allotting (B) Power down (D) The shutdown procedure (B) data (D) report

44. Which of the following is the largest unit of storage ? (A) GB Ans : (D) 45. The operating system is the most common type of software. (A) communication (C) system (E) None of these Ans : (B) 46. A_______________ is approximately one billion bytes. (A) kilobyte (C) gigabyte (E) None of these Ans : (C) 47. A scanner scans (A) Pictures (C) Both Pictures and Text Ans : (C) (B) Text (D) Neither Pictures nor Text (B) bit (D) megabyte (B) application (D) word-processing (B) KB (C) MB (D) TB

48. Dumb terminals have terminals and (A) Mouse (C) Keyboard (E) None of these Ans : (C) 49. The portion of the CPU that coordinates the activities of all the other computer components is the (A) motherboard (C) control unit (E) None of these Ans : (C) 50. A repair for a known software bug, usually available at no charge on the Internet, is called a(n) (A) version (C) tutorial (E) None of these Ans : (B) (B) patch (D) FAQ (B) coordination board (D) arithmetic logic unit (B) Speakers (D) Mouse or Speakers

SOCIAL SCIENCE 1. What aspiration the doctrine of Lebensraum denotes in the foreign policy of Hitler ? (A) Colonial expansion of Germany (B) Membership of League of Nations for Germany (C) To acquire laborers (workmen) for Germany (D) Territorial expansion of Germany Ans : (D) 2. Blue Revolution is related with (A) Mineral production (C) Fishing Ans : (C) 3. Who appoints the Chief Election Commissioner? (A) President (C) Prime Minister Ans : (A) 4. GDP is the total value of_______ produced during a particular year. (A) All final goods and services (B) All intermediate and final goods (B) Supreme Court (D) Parliament (B) Semi precious stones trade (D) Food processing

(C) All goods and services Ans : (A)

(D) All intermediate goods and services

5. Which country first granted universal adult franchise? (A) New Zealand (C) Germany Ans : (C) 6. State, which constituted maximum in rubber production in India, is (A) Kerela (C) Karnataka Ans : (A) 7. In which year Mandala Commission was constituted ? (A) 1980 Ans : (B) 8. Which war resulted into the unification of Germany and Italy? (A) Crimean War, 1854 (C) The battle of Sedan, 1870 Ans : (A) (B) The First Balkan War, 1912 (D) The battle of Sedova, 1866 (B) 1979 (C) 1977 (D) 1975 (B) Andhra Pradesh (D) Tamil Nadu (B) America (D) Britain

9. Which African country got independence first ? (A) Zambia (C) South Africa Ans : (B) 10. Himadri is the name, used for (A) Lesser Himalayas (C) Trans Himalayas Ans : (D) 11. Which of the following is not an essential element of a political party ? (A) Members (C) Leadership Ans : (B) 12. Which of these is not a function of RBI? (A) Formulating monetary policy (B) Deciding the value of rupee (C) Printing Currency (D) Maintaining minimum cash balance of commercial banks Ans : (B) (B) Money (D) Ideology (B) Outer Himalayas (D) Greater Himalayas (B) Ghana (Gold Coast) (D) Nigeria

13. Who said it Democracy is a rule of the people, for the people and by the people? (A) J. S. Mill (C) Aristotle Ans : (D) 14. How many types of Ration Cards are in India ? (A) 5 Ans : (D) 15. Which of the following is a challenge to democracy in India? (A) Political parties (C) Use of money in politics Ans : (C) 16. Match the following Author 1. Wuthering Heights 2. Pickwick Papers 3. Mayor of Casterbridge 4. Robinson Crusoe Novel (a) Charles Dickens (b) Thomas Hardy (c) Emily Brante (d) Daniel Defoe (B) Strong bureaucracy (D) Large size of the country (B) 4 (C) 2 (D) 3 (B) Diecy (D) Abraham Lincoln

(a) (b) (c) (d) (A) 4 3 2 1 Ans : (C) 17. The tribe belonging to the hills of Orissa is (A) Galong (C) Juang Ans : (C) 18. What was the real purpose behind the Berlin Conference of 1884-85? (A) To find the solution of Turkish problem (B) To find the solution of Russian-Austrian dispute (C) To divide Africa for the colonial interest of European powers (D) To resolve the disputes of Balkan nations Ans : (C) 19. How many industries are now reserved for public sector? (A) Four Ans : (D) (B) Six (C) Five (D) Three (B) Digari (D) Patkoi (B) 2 3 4 1 (C) 2 3 1 4 (D) 3 2 1 4

20. Which of the following is the highest mountain peak in India? (A) KaE"2 (C) Kanchanjanga Ans : (A) 21. How many Lok Sabha constituencies are in India? (A) 545 Ans : (B) 22. Where is the headquarters of BIS located? (A) Bangalore Ans : (C) 23. Who is the father of consumer movement? (A) Aruna Ray (C) Ralph Nadar Ans : (C) 24. Which is the poorest state of India? (A) Madhya Pradesh (C) Orissa (B) Uttar Pradesh (D) Bihar Ans : (C) (B) Rajendra Singh (D) Mahatma Gandhi (B) Mumbai (C) New Delhi (D) Jaipur (B) 543 (C) 540 (D) 560 (B) Mount Abu (D) Mount Everest

25. Who among the following worked for eradication of caste inequalities ? (A) Dr. Rajendra Prasad (C) Periyar Ramaswami Naickar Ans : (C) 26. Which of the following is most affected by chemical weathering? (A) Sand stone (C) Lime stone Ans : (D) 27. The slogan of Janta Party in 1977 elections was (A) Increase in food production (C) Save democracy Ans : (C) 28. Which state has the lowest IMR in India? (A) Maharashtra (C) Punjab Ans : (B) (B) Kerela (D) Gujarat (B) Green revolution (D) Garibi Hatao (B) Granite (D) Igneous rocks (B) Lokmanya Tilak (D) Lala Lajpat Rai

29. The struggle for democracy is centered round (A) Elections and vote (B) Resources and strength (C) Political equalitiy, freedom and justice (D) Power and government Ans : (C) 30. What is literary percentage of Rural India, as per the census 2001 ? (A) 37aEc68 (C) 59aEc04 Ans : (C) 31. For how many days budget proposals can be detained by Rajya Sabha ? (A) 15 days Ans : (D) 32. Which English novelist used social impacts of industrialization as subject-matter of his/her novels ? (A) Jane Austen (C) Richardson Ans : (D) (B) Daniel Defoe (D) Charles Dickens (B) 25 days (C) 30 days (D) 14 days (B) 39aEc93 (D) 49aEc93

33. How many members UNO has at present ? (A) 192 Ans : (A) 34. River, which joins Rann of Kutch, is (A) Luni (C) Mahi Ans : (A) (B) Chambal (D) Subarmati (B) 190 (C) 189 (D) 195