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GENERAL AWARENESS BANKING SECTOR -1 1. According to World Bank's latest report India is now the world's ________wealthiest nation?

(A) Fourth (B) Eighth (C) Twelfth (D) Sixteenth 2. Which among the following companies launched its super luxury hot wheels: 'Gallardo' and 'Murcielago'in India? (A) Audi (B) Rolls Royce (C) Lamborghini (D) Porsche 3. Which among the following southern states is all set to launch Tourismon-Wheels project incollaboration with the Indian Railways? (A) Andhra Pradesh (B) Karnataka (C) Tamil Nadu (D) Kerala 4. Isuzu Motors Ltd, Japan's largest maker of light trucks has decided to start making buses in India in2007 in association with: (A) TELCO (B) Ashok Leyland (C) Swaraj Mazda (D) Mahindra and Mahindra 5. In an attempt to enhance the quality of customer service and strengthen the grievance redressalmechanism, the Reserve Bank of India has constituted a new department Customer ServiceDepartment (CSD). Which of the following is not among the key responsibilities of the department? (A) Dissemination of instructions or information relating to customer service. (B) Grievance redressal by banks and the RBI. (C) Administering the Banking Ombudsman (BO) scheme and act as a nodal department for theBanking codes and Standards Board of India (BCSBI). (D) All of the above 6. The new ICC president David Morgan belongs to which among the following countries? (A) England (B) South Africa (C) Australia (D) New Zealand 7. Which among the following countries has the maximum amount of external debt? (A) USA (B) Mexico

(C) Brazil (D) Japan 8. Tata Sky is a satellite television company in India, formed through a joint venture between the TataGroup and (A) Star TV (B) Eurospace (C) Sky Italia (D) ISRO 9. 'Eco Mark' is given to the Indian products that are: (A) pure and unadulterated (B) rich in protein (C) economically viable (D) environment-friendly 10. The indicator of economic prosperity is: (A) increase in gross national product at current prices (B) increase in net national product at current prices (C) increase in gross national product at fixed prices (D) increase in net national product at fixed prices 11. Cairn Energy, which is exploring oil in Rajasthan, belongs to (A) Ireland (B) Scotland (C) Norway (D) Sweden 12. The youngest ever Indian to achieve a Grandmaster norm in Chess is: (A) Sahaj Grover (B) Saina Nehwal (C) Parimarjan Negi (D) D Harika 13. Which among the following is not a wholly owned subsidiary of Reserve Bank of India? (A) National Housing Bank (B) National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (C) Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation of India (D) Exim Bank of India 14. The December 2006 Asian Games were held in (A) Doha (B) Abu Dhabi (C) Riyadh (D) Kyoto 15. The service tax umbrella does not cover (A) Pathology labs (B) Telecom services (C) Coaching institutes (D) Catering services

16. Which company launched a premium prt denim line in the Indian fashion arena, co branding it withJohn Abraham? (A) Killer (B) Wrangler (C) Lee Copper (D) Milky Way 17. The National Stock Exchange incorporated in 1992, in terms of transactions holds: (A) fifth rank in the World. (B) third rank in the World. (C) seventh rank in the World. (D) does not figure in the top 10. 18. Which country, of the following, is the biggest contributor for Foreign Direct Investment in India between1991 and 2004? (A) Mauritius (B) USA (C) Japan (D) United Kingdom 19. SAFTA stands for (A) South Asia Free Trade Agreement (B) South African Federation for Tribal Advancement (C) South Asian Forum for Tourism Agreements (D) None of the above 20. Which company, out of the following, does not figure in the Forbes Global 2000 year 2005 ranking? (A) NTPC (B) ONGC (C) SBI (D) EIL 21. Introduction of 3G services in telecommunication industry will NOT include which of the followingfeatures? (A) Video Streaming (B) Stock Transactions (C) E-learning (D) E-Governance 22. Which Finance Minister resigned after a report on Haridas Mundhra share imbroglio was published in1958? (A) GK Iyengar (B) Ramanand Shastri (C) TT Krishnamachari (D) V Padmanabhan 23. Which state tops the revenues collected under the implemented VAT tax regime? (A) Maharashtra

(B) Andhra Pradesg (C) Gujarat (D) Karnataka 24. Which player won the country's highest ever professional Golf Prize held at China? (A) Shiv Kapur (B) Jeev Milkha Singh (C) Gaurav Ghei (D) Jyoti Randhawa 25. Who is the current Union Minister for Commerce and Industry? (A) PC Chidambram (B) MS Ahluwalia (C) Praful Patel (D) Kamalnath 26. Kevin Rollins is the CEO of which American Corporate giant employing direct business model? (A) Wall Mart (B) Dell (C) Microsoft (D) Quark 27. According to the India-Pacific Wealth Report, the number of millionaire investors in India has grown to (A) 83,000 (B) 23,000 (C) 48,000 (D) 100,000 28. NIIT Technologies have established ties with a Singapore agency to market GeBiz. What is GeBiz? (A) Electronic business portal of Singapore Govt (B) Portal of Income Tax department of Singapore (C) GE's commercial arm based at Singapore (D) None of the above 29. The investment giant set up by Warren Buffet is: (A) DSP Merryl Lynch (B) Berkshire Hathway (C) GE Capital (D) Citi Capital 30. Who has been awarded the Phalke Ratna Award in April 2008? (A) Devanand (B) Amitabh bachchan (C) Ramanand Sagar (D) B.R.Chopara

ANSWERS (C) 2. (C) 3. (A) 4. (C) 5. (D) 6. (A) 7. (A) 8. (A)9. (D) 10. (C) 11. (B) 12. (C) 13. (D) 14. (A) 15. (A) 16. (B)17. (B) 18. (A) 19. (A) 20. (D) 21. (C) 22. (C) 23. (A) 24. (B)25. (D) 26. (B) 27. (A) 28. (A) 29. (B) 30. (D).



1.According to ARC(Administrative Reforms Commission) reports, government servants should be sacked after ____ years of service if found unfit to continue ? a)14 b)15 c)16 d)18 e)20 2.Who is the secretary general of NATO ? a)Giampaolo di Paola b)Anders Fogh Rasmussen c)Poul Nyrup Rasmussen d)Lars Lkke Rasmussen e)Ray Henault 3.Which country tested the long-range Shahab-3 missile recently ? a)North Korea b)India c)Iraq d)Iran e)Pakistan 4.Which of the following is true regarding 11th Five year plan ? a)Accelerate GDP growth from 8% to 10% and then maintain at 10% in the 12th Plan in order to double per capita income by 201617 b)Create 70 million new work opportunities. c)Reduce infant mortality rate to 28 and maternal mortality ratio to 1 per 1000 live births d)Reduce educated unemployment to below 5%. e)All are true 5.The rate at which banks lend money to the RBI is known as ? a)Repo rate b)Reverse repo rate c)Call rate d)Bank rate e)CRR. 6.Which is the first company to launch Wi-Max services in India ? a)VSNL b)Tata Telecommunications c)Airtel d)Reliance e)MTNL 7.India usually launches it satellites from Satish Dawan Space Centre, in which state it is located ? a)Tamilnadu b)karnataka c)Gujarat d)Andhra Pradesh e)Rajasthan 8.Which committee recommended the abolition of tax rebates ?

a)Kelkar Committe b)Chelliah Committee c)Shome Committe d)Abhijit Sen Committee e)Shome Committee. 9..D.C.M Trophy is associated to which of the following sports ? a)Cricket b)Football c)Hockey d)Chess e)Volley ball 10.World Water day is celebrated on ? a)Feb 2nd b)March 21st c)April 22nd 22nd. d)May 22nd e)march



1.Which of the following is not a welfare scheme launched by Govt. of India ? a)Annapurna Scheme b)Bharat Nirman Yojana c)Midday Meal Scheme d)Village Grain Bank Scheme e)none 2.In which year Service Tax was introduced in India ? a)1990-91 b)1991-92 c)1992-93 d)1993-94 e)1994-95 3.Which Country will host the World Tiger Summit 2010 ? a)India b)South Africa c)Brazil d)Russia e)Indonesia 4.According to the Sixth Central Pay Commission report, Dearness allowance(DA) for central govt. employees has been increased to ___ % ? a)16 b)22 c)18 d)20 e)none 5.The Special Drawing Right(SDR) is an international Reserve Asset, created by _______? a)World Bank b)IMF c)ADB d)WTO e)RBI 6.Who among the following is the highest tax payer politician in India ? a)Mayawati b)Rahul Gandhi c)Sonia Gandhi d)Y S Rajeshekar Reddy e)none. 7.SEBI is a ___________ ? a)Statutory body b)Advisory body c)Constituional body d)NonStatutory body e)none.

8.All BPL families will come under _______________ ? a)Rashtriya Arogya Yojana b)Aam Admi Swasthya Bima Yojana c)Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana d)Jan Swasthya Bima Yojana e)Pradam Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana 9.NABARD is established on the recommendations of ? a)Public account Committee b)Narashimhan Committee c)Chelliah Committe d)Shome Committee e)Shivaraman Committee 19)According to a report by parliamentary panel, how many _____ sq km area are under Naxals in different state where govt. has no control on it ? a)38,000 b)40,000 c)36,000 d)44,0000 e)33,000 20)Who penned the book "India's Export Trends and Prospects for Self-Sustained Growth" ? a)Pranab Mukherji b)Narasimha Rao c)R K Narayanan d)Jaswant Singh e)none.


1.Ramunujan Trophy' is associated to which sport ? a)Hockey b)Tennis c)Badminton d)Chess e)Football 2.'Sea of Poppies' is a book written by ? a)Anita desai b)Chetan Bhagat c)Arvind adiga d)Jhumpa Lahiri e)none. 3. American Independence day is celebrated on ? a)june 4 b)july 4 c)june 11 d)june 13 e)july 11 4. Who wrote the book 'The Audacity of Hope' ? a)George W.Bush b)Barack Obama c)John Kennedy d)Hillary Clinton e)none. 5.World Post Office day' is celebrated on________? a)Oct 9th b)Nov 10th c)Sep 9th d)Aug 10th e)Oct 10th. 6. 'My Life' a book written by_____________? a)Hillary Clinton b)R K Narayan c)Anita Desai d)Bill Clinton e)Chetan Bhagat 7. Which of the following is a Indirect Tax? a)Corporate Tax b)Income Tax c)Service Tax d)Property Tax e)none 8. Who wrote the book "True Colours"? a)Kapil Dev b)Ravi Shastri c)Hayden d)Gilchrist e)Brain Lara

9. 'Shakti Sthal' is the samadhi of _____? a)Indira Gandhi b)Mahatma Gandhi c)Rajiv Gandhi Nehru

d)Sanjay Gandhi e)Jawaharlal

10. The Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana(PMGSY) seeks to connect habitations with a population of more than_____? a)2000 b)1500 c)1000 d)500 e)none 11. 'In the Line of Fire' book is written by __________? a)Abdul Kalam b)Kuldeep Singh c)Pervez Musharaff d)Jagdish Bhagwati e)none.