IBPS 2011 CWE for PO : Solved Question Paper on General Awareness

General Awareness
Q.1 Sunil Chhetri is a famous player associated with the game of …………… (A) Hockey (B) Football (C) Chess (D) Lawn Tennis (E) Cricket Q.2 The theme of Prarasi Bharatiya Divas – 2012 was …………… (A) Engaging the Global Indian (B) Engaging the Diaspora: The way forward (C) Knowledge Economy (D) Global Indian –Inclusive Growth (E) None of these Q.3 Which type of money is called nerrow money? (A) M1 (B) M2 (C) M3 (D) M4 (E) M0 Q.4 In NPA, „A‟ Stands for …………… (A) Association (B) Assets (C) Advance (D) Annual (E) Not Q.5 State Bank of India has announced an end to it‟s …………… Scheme. 2

IBPS 2011 CWE for PO : Solved Question Paper on General Awareness

(A) Car Loan (B) Education Loan (C) ‘Teaser’ Home Loan (D) Personal Loan (E) Not Q.6 China recently released a set of „world‟s highest resolution lunar images taken by its second moon orbiter ……………? (A) Chang- 1 (B) Chang- 2 (C) Chang e-2 (D) Chang e- 1 (E) Not Q.7 The new CMD of Indian Register of shipping (IRS) is ……………? (A) Nagesh Rao (B) Arun Sharma (C) Mahendra Singh (D) Kaushal Kishor (E) Not Q.8 The Indian Association of physiotherapists who has awards significance contribution Awards2012? (A) Rakesh Jain (B) Badrinath Prathi (C) Mohan Deshmukh (D) Rakesh Rathan (E) Not Q.9 „Wanchoo Committee‟ is related to ……………? (A) Indirect Taxes 3

IBPS 2011 CWE for PO : Solved Question Paper on General Awareness

(B) Direct Taxes (C) Both A & B (D) Neither A nor B (E) None of these Q.10 In the next six month, Bank of Baroda plans to open about have many branches in overseas? (A) 15 (B) 10 (C) 25 (D) 13 (E) Not Q.11 Haryana Chief Minister Bhupender Singh Hooda declared 2012 as……….? (A) year of farmer (B) year of youth (C) year of Mathematics (D) cooperative year (E) Not Q.12 „Kathkali‟ dance related to which state? (A) MP (B) UP (C) Kerala (D) Karnataka (E) Not Q.13 „Dewis cup‟ is related to which state? (A) Football (B) Hockey (C) Tennis 4

IBPS 2011 CWE for PO : Solved Question Paper on General Awareness

(D) Cricket (E) Not Q.14 In economic terms, the total market value of all final goods and services produced in a country is a given year is known as (A) GNI (B) GDP (C) Inflation (D) PPP (E) WPI Q.15 Frequent change in the cost which of the following commodities of International levels push inflation upwards? (A) Vegetable (B) Food grain (C) Milk (D) Petroleum product (E) All of these Q.16 Which of the following is a popular women empowerment programme in India? (A) ASHA (B) Swabhiman (C) Mid Day meal scheme (D) Bharat Nirman (E) Self Help group Q. 17 Who among the following is one of the deputy Governors of the RBI? (A) Ranjan Mathai (B) V.K Sinha (C) Dr. Subir Gokarn (D) Dr. M.S Ahluwalia 5

IBPS 2011 CWE for PO : Solved Question Paper on General Awareness

Q.18 Lack of access to financial service is technically known as(A) Financial Stability (B) Financial inclusion (C) Financial Instability (D) Financial exclusion (E) Not Q. 19 Which of the following organisation has been established mainly to promote micro, small & medium industrial sector in India? (A) NABARD (B) SIDBI (C) IDBI Bank (D) RBI (E) Not Q. 20 What is the contribution of service sector in the total GDP of India? (A) 10% (B) 14% (C) 18% (D) 26% (E) Not Q. 21 What is the contribution of Agriculture sector is the total GDP of India? (A) 10% (B) 24% (C) 38% (D) 40% (E) 60% Q. 22 Which of the following is considered non-fax revenue of the Govt of India as projected in the union Budget? 6

IBPS 2011 CWE for PO : Solved Question Paper on General Awareness

(A) Income Tax (B) Custom Duty (C) Service Tax (D) Corporate Tax (E) Dividends & profits Q. 23 „Closed Economy‟ is that economy in which(A) Only Export takes place (B) Money supply is fully controlled (C) Deficit financing takes place (D) Neither export nor import takes place (E) N.O.T Q. 24 „Open Market operation‟ is a part of(A) Income policy (B) Physical policy (C) Credit policy (D) Labour policy (E) N.O.T Q. 25 Scheduled Bank is that Bank which is(A) Nationalized (B) Not Nationalized (C) Based at foreign country (D) Included in the second scheduled Q. 26 Which Bank is limited to the needs of agriculture and rural finance? (A) SBI (B) IFC (C) NABARD 7

IBPS 2011 CWE for PO : Solved Question Paper on General Awareness

(D) RBI (E) N.O.T Q. 27 „Golden Handshake Scheme‟ is associated with(A) Invite foreign companies (B) Private investment in public enterprises (C) Establishing joint enterprises (D) Voluntary retirement (E) N.O.T Q. 28 SENSEX is related with the value of a few selected companies. The number of companies is(A) 300 (B) 150 (C) 100 (D) 30 (E) 45 Q. 29 India is not a member of(A) G-15 (B) UNO (C) ASEAN (D) Commonwealth (E) N.O.T Q. 30 Which scheme is not related with rural development? (A) TRYSEM (B) JRY (C) IRDP (D) CRY (E) N.O.T 8

IBPS 2011 CWE for PO : Solved Question Paper on General Awareness

Q. 31 What is „Zero Base Budgeting‟? (A) Infinite deficit financing (B) No curtailment in unproductive expenditure (C) No appraisal of new programmes (D) Preparation of new budget every time (E) N.O.T Q. 32 Which of the following is not part of World Bank Group? (A) IBRD (B) IFC (C) IDA (D) ADB (E) N.O.T Q. 33. Which of the rate is not determined by RBI? (A) Bank Rate (B) PLR (C) CRR (D) SLR (E) N.O.T Q. 34 Many a times we come across a term „DDT‟ in the financial or Economic transaction. What is the full form of it? (A) Direct distribution treaty (B) Direct distribution terminals (C) Dividend distribution tax (D) Delhi Denmark treaty (E) N.O.T Q. 35 Which of the following is not considered as a green house gas.

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IBPS 2011 CWE for PO : Solved Question Paper on General Awareness

(A) Methane (B) CO2 (C) Nitrous Oxide (D) Oxygen (E) All Q. 36 Which of the following is not a made of foreign capital inflow to India? (A) FDI (B) No frill A/C (C) NRI A/C (D) FII (E) All Q. 37 The Midday meal scheme has been launched by the union ministry of(A) Home affairs (B) Social welfare (C) Rural development (D) Human Resources Development (E) N.O.T Q. 38 Who amongst the following is the author of the book the „Algebra of Infinite justice‟. (A) Kiran Desai (B) Amita Desai (C) Arundati Desai (D) Anita Nair (E) N.O.T Q. 39 Which trophy is associated with the game of Volleyball? (A) Lindon trophy (B) Dhyemchand trophy 10

IBPS 2011 CWE for PO : Solved Question Paper on General Awareness

(C) Irani trophy (D) Indian cup (E) Himgold cup Q. 40 „Shourya‟ is which type of missile? (A) Air to surface (B) Air to Air (C) Surface to Air (D) Surface to Surface (E) N.O.T Q. 41 In terms of Economics, the total value of the output (Google & Services) produced and income received in a year by domestic residents of a country put together is called(A) NNP (B) GNP (C) Gross National income (D) National income (E) N.O.T Q. 42 “Trusted family Bank” is punch lines of which bank. (A) Allahabad Bank (B) Canara Bank (C) Dena Bank (D) UCO Bank (E) N.O.T Q. 43 Govt. share holding in public sector Banks cannot be below. (A) 33% (B) 49% (C) 51%

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IBPS 2011 CWE for PO : Solved Question Paper on General Awareness

(D) 74% (E) 100% Q. 44 Which of the following agencies in India is responsible for computation of National Income. (A) NSS (B) SIDBI (C) RBI (D) NCAER (E) CSO Q. 45 Which type of Bank A/C can be opened by a NRI. (Non Resident Indian) in India. (A) Current A/C (B) Saving A/C (C) Fixed deposit A/C (D) Locker A/C (E) N.O.T Q. 46 PMEAC has revised its GDP growth estimates for 2011-12 to 7.1% and projected GDP growth for 2012-13 at(A) 7.5% - 8.00% (B) 7.1% - 7.6% (C) 8.1% - 8.3% (D) 8.5% (E) N.O.T Q. 47 Moortidevi Award is given for excellence in the field of(A) Classical Dance (B) Literature (C) Classical Music (D) Social Service

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IBPS 2011 CWE for PO : Solved Question Paper on General Awareness

(E) Cinematography Q. 48 Under MGNREGA for how many days in a year is a guaranteed employment given to a eligible person(A) 125 (B) 175 (C) 120 (D) 75 (E) 100 Q. 49 Which of the following nations is considered the originator of the concept of Micro finance(A) INDIA (B) PAKISTAN (C) JAPAN (D) BANGLADESH (E) AFGANISTAN Q. 50 In which of the following states is „Sariska Tiger reserve‟ located(A) Gujarat (B) Rajasthan (C) Assam (D) Orissa (E) Madhya Pradesh

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IBPS 2011 CWE for PO : Solved Question Paper on General Awareness

Answer:
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