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1. All of the following are examples of real security and privacy risks EXCEPT: A. hackers. B. spam. C. viruses. D. identity theft. Answer: B 2. A process known as ____________ is used by large retailers to study trends. A. data mining B. data selection C. POS D. data conversion Answer: A 3. ____________terminals (formerly known as cash registers) are often connected to complex inventory and sales computer systems. A. Data B. Point-of-sale (POS) C. Sales D. Query Answer: B 4. A(n) ____________ system is a small, wireless handheld computer that scans an itemâ€™s tag and pulls up the current price (and any special offers) as you shop. A. PSS B. POS C. inventory D. data mining Answer: A 5. The ability to recover and read deleted or damaged files from a criminalâ€™s computer is an example of a law enforcement specialty called: A. robotics. B. simulation. C. computer forensics. D. animation. Answer: C 6. Which of the following is NOT one of the four major data processing functions of a computer? A. gathering data B. processing data into information C. analyzing the data or information D. storing the data or information Answer: C 7. ____________ tags, when placed on an animal, can be used to record and track in a database all of the animalâ€™s movements. A. POS B. RFID C. PPS D. GPS Answer: B 8. Surgeons can perform delicate operations by manipulating devices through computers instead of manually. This technology is known as: A. robotics. B. computer forensics. C. simulation.
D. forecasting. Answer: A 9. Technology no longer protected by copyright, available to everyone, is considered to be: A. proprietary. B. open. C. experimental. D. in the public domain. Answer: A 10. ____________ is the study of molecules and structures whose size ranges from 1 to 100 nanometers. A. Nanoscience B. Microelectrodes C. Computer forensics D. Artificial intelligence Answer: A 11. ____________ is the science that attempts to produce machines that display the same type of intelligence that humans do. A. Nanoscience B. Nanotechnology C. Simulation D. Artificial intelligence (AI) Answer: D 12. ____________ is data that has been organized or presented in a meaningful fashion. A. A process B. Software C. Storage D. Information Answer: D 13. The name for the way that computers manipulate data into information is called: A. programming. B. processing. C. storing. D. organizing. Answer: B 14. Computers gather data, which means that they allow users to ____________ data. A. present B. input C. output D. store Answer: B 15. After a picture has been taken with a digital camera and processed appropriately, the actual print of the picture is considered: A. data. B. output. C. input. D. the process. Answer: B 16. Computers use the ____________ language to process data. A. processing B. kilobyte C. binary D. representational Answer: C
C. kilobyte. terabyte Answer: C 23. A device C. A. Computers process data into information by working exclusively with: A. storage component. output devices. input devices. C. A. eight kilobytes. The components that process data are located in the: A. each number and each special character is made up of a unique combination of: A. The term bit is short for: A. In the binary language each letter of the alphabet. numbers. gigabyte D. D. multimedia. megabyte. Answer: C 20. words. An application Answer: A 24. Answer: D 19. D. C. A ____________ is approximately one billion bytes. A ____________ is approximately a million bytes. kilobyte B. characters.17. binary digit. . megabyte Answer: C 22. megabyte D. B. Answer: D 18. system unit. binary language. kilobyte C. eight characters. D. All of the following are examples of input devices EXCEPT a: A. B. ____________ is any part of the computer that you can physically touch. B. A peripheral D. byte. Hardware B. scanner. binary number. A string of eight 0s and 1s is called a: A. D. A. B. gigabyte B. Answer: B 21. B. C. eight bits. gigabyte. D. megabyte. eight bytes. C. Answer: C 25. bit C.
A. CD drives. Answer: D 26. memory C. is responsible for processing data. programs. speaker C. storage device. The ____________. A. The PC (personal computer) and the Apple Macintosh are examples of two different: A. RAM D. also called the â€œbrainsâ€ of the computer. motherboard. Which of the following is an example of an input device? A. Answer: A 31. Answer: B 30. storage devices. B. scanner B. D. expansion board. C. application software. CD D. B. The CPU and memory are located on the: A. . keyboard. spreadsheet. application Answer: D 33. An instruction B. and photo-editing are examples of: A. central processing unit (CPU) Answer: D 29. Software C. D. D. C. Memory D. System software is the set of programs that enables your computerâ€™s hardware devices and ____________ software to work together. C. hard disk drives. printer. platform software. B.B. All of the following are examples of storage devices EXCEPT: A. mouse. floppy disk drives. management B. ____________ is a set of computer programs used on a computer to help perform tasks. Answer: B 28. C. output device. C. processing C. printer Answer: A 27. applications. A. A processor Answer: B 32. D. B. utility D. printers. D. operating system software. system software. Word processing. motherboard B. platforms.
D. C. D. CPUs D. Input Ã Process Ã Output Ã Storage Answer: D . laptops D. Laptops D. supercomputers B. Input Ã OutputÃ Process Ã Storage C. C. B. A. storage devices Answer: C 35. client. broadband Answer: D 39. mainframes Answer: D 37. A. DSL is an example of a(n) ____________ connection. wireless C. ____________ is the science revolving around the use of nanostructures to build devices on an extremely small scale. digital divide. Micro-technology C. A. slow D. A. clients C. Apple Macintoshes (Macs) and PCs use different ____________ to process data and different operating systems. Process Ã Storage Ã Input Ã Output D. Supercomputers C. Process Ã Output Ã Input Ã Storage B. Mainframes Answer: B 38. mainframe. network. Artificial intelligence Answer: A 41. A. Smaller and less expensive PC-based servers are replacing ____________ in many businesses. broadband divide. Servers are computers that provide resources to other computers connected to a: A. Answer: A 40. Web divide. Nanotechnology B. B. methods C.Answer: A 34. ____________ are specially designed computers that perform complex calculations extremely rapidly. Servers B. Internet divide. network B. Answer: A 36. The difference between people with access to computers and the Internet and those without this access is known as the: A. Which of the following is the correct order of the four major functions of a computer? A. Computer forensics D. languages B. supercomputer.
the system unit. The metal or plastic case that holds all the physical parts of the computer is the: A. 8 B. A. ____________ bits equal one byte. A. The operating system C. B. D. system and application. 2 C. such as your car or your electronic thermostat. One million Answer: A 43. character D. A. C. communication B. such as responses to questions or clicking an icon. the operating system. A. Windows and Mac OS. The binary language consists of ____________ digit(s). A. B. 1. The platform B. One thousand D. binary digit C. 1 Answer: B 44. Answer: A 49. Answer: D 50. system unit. C. word processing and spreadsheet. The operating system is the most common type of ____________ software. The steps and tasks needed to process data. Servers B. . word-processing software Answer: C 47.000 D. A. transaction and application. Eight B. A byte can hold one ____________ of data. Robotic computers D. Mainframes Answer: B 48. D. system D. kilobyte Answer: C 45. The two broad categories of software are: A. instructions. ____________ are specially designed computer chips that reside inside other devices. The motherboard Answer: B 46.42. bit B. ____________ controls the way in which the computer system functions and provides a means by which users can interact with the computer. Embedded computers C. Application software D. are called: A. application software. application C. Two C.
Answer: output 63. A string of ____________ 0s and 1s is called a byte. A ____________ is approximately 1. and ____________ the data or information. . Answer: stores 59. Answer: A Fill in the Blank: 51. ____________software helps you carry out tasks. The type of operating system software you use depends on your computerâ€™s ____________. Answer: input 62. Answer: Mac 52. mainframe.B. The binary language consists of two digits: ____________ and ____________. outputs the data or information. Answer: Supercomputers 56. including the CPU. Answer: operating system 53. ____________ are computers that excel at executing many different computer programs at the same time. ____________are the fastest and most expensive computers. your computer is communicating with a server at your Internet service provider (ISP). Between PCs and Macs. and these steps and tasks are called ____________. Answer: instructions 58. The ____________ is the program that manages the hardware of the computer system. CPU. such as typing a document or creating a spreadsheet. Answer: kilobyte 57. processes it.000 bytes. Answer: platform 54. Input devices are used to provide the steps and tasks the computer needs to process data. ____________ is the set of computer instructions or programs that enables the hardware to perform different tasks. D. platform. Answer: Internet 65. The devices you use to enter data into a computer system are known as ____________ devices. Answer: Software 64. storage devices. Answer: eight (8) 61. and input/output devices. Answer: Application 55. memory. A computer gathers data. Answer: 0 and 1 60. C. the ____________ is the platform of choice for graphic design and animation. The devices on a computer system that let you see the processed information are known as ____________ devices. When you connect to the ____________.
Data can be a number. Employers do not have the right to monitor e-mail and network traffic on employee systems . ____________ is the science that attempts to create machines that will emulate the human thought process. Answer: Identity theft 74. ____________ are computers that support hundreds or thousands of users simultaneously. ____________ is the term given to the act of stealing someoneâ€™s identity and ruining their credit rating. Answer: data mining 70. Answer: application 72. Currently. a picture. Answer: False (digital divide) 80. Answer: True 79. Hard disk drives and CD drives are examples of ____________ devices. whereas PCs generally run ____________ as an operating system. Answer: True 82. Answer: simulators True and False 76. Answer: Computer forensics 67. or a sound. a computer is a data processing device. and edit photos. You would use ____________ software to create spreadsheets. the performance of tasks by robots is based on preprogrammed algorithms. Macintosh computers use the Macintosh operating system (Mac OS). developed for business. Answer: True 78. Answer: Microsoft Windows 69. the programs that pose threats to computer security. a word. Strictly defined. ____________is the application of computer systems and techniques to gather legal evidence. Answer: storage 71. Answer: True 77. Trend-spotting programs. The discrepancy between the â€œhavesâ€ and â€œhave-notsâ€ with regard to computer technology is commonly referred to as the digital society.Answer: Mainframes 66. A process known as ____________ tracks trends and allows retailers to respond to consumer buying patterns. type documents. Answer: Artificial intelligence (AI) 68. Answer: computers 75. One of the benefits of becoming computer fluent is being a savvy computer user and consumer and knowing how to avoid viruses. Answer: Mainframes 73. Answer: True 81. Surgeons are using ____________ to guide robots to perform delicate surgery. have been used to predict criminal activity. Patient ____________ are life-sized mannequins that have a pulse and a heartbeat and respond to procedures just like humans.
Answer: False (RAM) Matching: 93. kilobyte A. The CPU and memory are located on a special circuit board in the system unit called the motherboard. Answer: True 88. eight bits III. With a wireless network. Embedded computers are self-contained computer devices that have their own programming and do not receive input. embedded computer C. Nanostructures represent the smallest human-made structures that can be built. Answer: True 84. Match the following terms with their meanings: I. A 95. byte B. Being computer fluent means that you should be able to build a computer yourself. a computer that provides resources to other computers connected to a network III. Match the following terms with their approximate size: I. CPU D. Clicking on an icon with the mouse is a form of giving an instruction to the computer. it is easier to relocate devices.used at work. D. gigabyte C. Match the following terms with their meanings: I. RAM C. The main difference between a supercomputer and a mainframe is that supercomputers are designed to execute a few programs as quickly as possible. storage device II. A Web browser is a special device that is installed in your computer that allows it to communicate with other devices on a network. Answer: True 92. C. B. Answer: True 86. The most common type of memory that the computer uses to process data is ROM. E 94. one billion bytes V. a type of memory V. output device III. input device IV. supercomputer B. terabyte E. a large. E. Answer: True 87. Answer: False (memory) 85. the most expensive computers that perform complex calculations extremely rapidly II. one trillion bytes Answer: C. printer A. megabyte D. processor Answer: B. Output devices store instructions or data that the CPU processes. Answer: False (network adapter) 91. D. whereas mainframes are designed to handle many programs running at the same time (but at a slower pace). CD drive E. expensive computer that supports hundreds or thousands of users simultaneously . Answer: True 90. scanner B. one thousand bytes IV. one million bytes II. Answer: False 83. A. mainframe A. Answer: False 89.
the representation of a fact or idea (unprocessed information) III. a set of computer programs that enables hardware to perform different tasks V. C. motherboard E. processed data or information IV. education D. platform C. C. archeology E. Match the following terms with their meanings: I. information E. Internet research and virtual tours II. holds instructions or data that the CPU processes V. short for binary digit V. the main circuit board in the system unit II. any part of the computer that you can physically touch IV. E Vijaya Bank PO 2008 Solved Question Paper Posted On: 4/9/2010 4:47:38 PM 1. system unit D. consists of 0s and 1s IV. B. D. a self-contained computer device that usually performs preprogrammed functions such as temperature control V. E. nanotechnology E. binary language B. C. Microsoft Windows D. application software B. the kind of operating system software you will use depends on this III. Match the following terms with their meanings: I. E. the most common type of system software. steps and tasks necessary to process data into usable information Answer: D. transforming data into information II. E. operating system software generally used on PCs IV. A. E 98. data A. a set of programs used to accomplish a specific task V. Match the following terms with their meanings: I. bit A. storage D. hardware B. A 99. the science revolving around the use of nanostructures to build devices on an extremely small scale II. server E. B 96. B. operating system software used on the Apple Macintosh Answer: A. A 100. Match the following fields to the related computer technology: I. operating system C. Mac OS E. the case that contains the system components III. computer forensics V. instructions C. Match the following terms with their meanings: I. the set of programs that enables computer hardware devices and application software to work together II. output C. D. a small mobile computing device Answer: C. D. medicine A. robotics and simulation IV. B 97. memory B. data that has been organized or presented in a meaningful fashion III. At present RBI does not issue coins of which of the following denominations ? . data or information that can be accessed again Answer: B. PDA D. it controls the way in which the computer system functions Answer: D. D. business B. The Reserve Bank of India issues coins and notes of various denominations. software A. A. digital recreations of ruins Answer: C. B. data mining III. processing D. The Foreign Exchange Reserve of India are kept in the custody of…… (A) World Bank (B) International Monetary Fund (C) Prime Minister Rahat Kosh (D) Reserve Bank of India (E) None of these 2. E. C. system software A. law enforcement C. A.IV.
Various Banks in the country have installed machines which disburse money to general public. What is the full form of the same ? (A) New Multi Capital Exchange (B) National Medium Commodity Exchange (C) National Multi Commodity Exchange (D) Net Marketable Commodity Exchange (E) None of these . Credit Card 3. Many a times we read in financial newspapers a term/name NMCEX. Many a time we see a term in newspapers ‘IPO’. Commodity Exchanges at various places in India are trading in many metals like gold. Which of the following names is not associated with the insurance business in India ? (A) Bajaj Allianz (B) LIC (C) GIC (D) Tata AIG (E) GE Money 6.(A) 10 paise (B) 20 paise (C) 25 paise (D) 50 paise (E) 1•00 Rupee 3. Demand Draft 2. etc. These machines are called…… (A) Coin dispensing machines (B) ATMs (C) Debit Card Machines (D) Ledger Machines (E) None of these 5. Which of the following is known as Plastic money ? 1. 2 and 3 8. The European Union has adopted which of the following as a common currency ? (A) Dollar (B) Dinar (C) Yen (D) Peso (E) Euro 4. silver. Debit Card (A) Only 1 (B) Only 2 (C) Only 3 (D) Both 2 and 3 (E) All 1. Many times we read in newspapers that gold no more has emained the highest trading option and has been replaced by a non-traditional metal known as…… (A) copper (B) steel (C) zinc (D) white gold (E) None of these 7. What is the full form of the same ? (A) Indian Public Offer (B) Institutional Purchase (C) Industrial Purchase Order (D) Indian Purchase Offer (E) Initial Public Offer 9.
education and standard of living of people in a country ? (A) Inflation (B) Sensex (C) Human Development Index (D) SLR (E) None of these 18. Which of the following countries has not made any significant investment in India ? (A) Japan (B) USA (C) Nepal (D) Britain (E) France 15. In which of the following Hindi films has actor Shahrukh Khan played the role of a Hockey Coach ? (A) Guru (B) Chak De India (C) Om Shanti Om (D) Jab We Met (E) None of these 14.10. Which of the following is considered an informal method of getting credit/finance ? (A) Internet Banking (B) Branch visits (C) Going to money lenders (D) Tele Banking (E) All of these 16. level of literacy. Which of the following indexes is developed to measure life expectancy. Nobel Prizes are not given for the performance in the area of… (A) Literature (B) Physics (C) Chemistry (D) Music (E) Medical Science 13. Which amongst the following nations is not a member of the SAARC ? (A) Bangladesh (B) Bhutan (C) Nepal (D) Maldives (E) South Africa 17. 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 (B) CRY (C) ASHA (D) NABARD (E) None of these 12. This business of the banks can be categorized under which of the following heads of banking ? (A) Corporate Banking (B) Personal Banking (C) Merchant Banking (D) Portfolio Management Service (E) None of these 11. Which of the following is not a Public Sector Unit/Undertaking/Agency ? (A) ECGC . Many Banks these days are entering into business of offering loans against property.
Who amongst the following addresses the nation on the Independence Day from the ramparts of the Red Fort.(B) SEBI (C) SIDBI (D) Axis Bank (E) BHEL 19. Which of the following is a type of tax levied by the Govt. Which of the countries represent letter ‘C’ in the category known as BRIC countries ? (A) Canada (B) Chile (C) Cuba (D) Croatia (E) China 20. on goods and services ? (A) SAT (B) NET (C) PAN (D) VAT (E) None of these 26. 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. What is the full form of ‘PE’ as used in the financial world ? (A) Professional and Ecofriendly (B) Profitable Equity (C) Profitable and Economical (D) Private and Economical . 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 23. As per the news appeared in some major newspapers India is number two in getting ‘PE’. Which of the following awards is given for excellence in the field of sports ? (A) Kalidas Samman (B) Dhyanchand Award (C) Shram Vir Award (D) Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award (E) None of these 22. Delhi ? (A) President of India (B) UPA Chairperson (C) Speaker of the Lok Sabha (D) Prime Minister of India (E) None of these 21.
(E) Private Equity 27. 2. Allow the merger and acquisition of banks so that only few big banks exist and continue to cater to the need of corporate sector. Expending the network of banks in such a way that people from lower strata of society also get the benefit of services provided by banks. Which of the following statements about the ‘exports’ from India is true ? 1. Which of the following organizations recently issued some guidelines related to ‘Participatory Notes’ as used in financial world ? (A) RBI (B) IRDA (C) SEBI (D) AMFI (E) None of these 29. Italy has offered its help in developing ‘SMEs’ in India. Exports are showing good rate of growth. What is the full form of ‘SME’ ? (A) Small and Monopolistic Economy (B) Small and Medium Enterprises (C) Speedy and Mechanical (D) Small and Medium Level Economy (E) None of these 31. 2 and 3 28. 2. Providing Insurance cover to each and every citizen so that he/she can live a healthy and long life. (A) Only 1 (B) Only 2 (C) Only 3 (D) Both 1 and 2 (E) All 1. Which of the following countries for the first time elected a lady as its President recently ? (A) Argentina (B) China (C) New Zealand (D) Russia (E) None of these 33. Exports are not improving the way they were growing two years back. What does the letter ‘S’ represent in the ‘SEZ’ ? (A) Soft (B) Small (C) Special (D) Supportive . Exports are growing in volume but still they are poorer than imports in terms of value. Heavy Water is normally used by which of the following industries ? (A) Nuclear Power generation plants (B) Pharma Industry (C) Paper Industry (D) Sugar plants (E) None of these 30. of India keeps on clearing the proposal of setting up new SEZs at several places. The Govt. 3. (A) Only 1 (B) Only 2 (C) Only 3 (D) Both 1 and 3 are correct (E) None of these 32. Many a times we read in newspapers about ‘Financial Inclusion’. As per news items published in various newspapers. What does it really mean ? [Pick up correct statement(s)] 1. 3.
Who amongst the following exactly takes this decision in India ? (A) Deputy Chairman. Various Govt. The World Bank sanctioned Rs. Which of the following is not a foodgrain ? (A) Wheat (B) Rice (C) Maize (D) Jowar (E) Cotton 35. The UNO has declared year 2008 as the year of…… (A) AIDS Prevention (B) Potato (C) Water Harvesting (D) Social Justice to Children (E) None of these 40. Policies about credit flow to the agricultural/priority sector are framed/implemented through which of the following apex bodies ? (A) ECGC (B) NABARD (C) UTI (D) IDBI Bank (E) None of these 37. 18. Who amongst the following is the author of the book ‘Pakistan– The Gathering Storms’ ? (A) Benazir Bhutto (B) Parvez Musharraf (C) Arun Shourie (D) Arun Gandhi (E) None of these 41. Planning Commission (B) Prime Minister (C) Finance Minister (D) Chairman Finance Commission (E) None of these 38. Which of the following is not a gallantry Award ? (A) Vir Chakra (B) Jeevan Raksha Padak (C) Ashok Chakra (D) Mahavir Chakra (E) Saraswati Samman .(E) None of these 34. Sonia Gandhi (B) Arjun Singh (C) Pranav Mukherjee (D) Kamal Nath (E) Manmohan Singh 36. As we read every then and now the Monetary and Credit Policy is reviewed and changes/corrections are made frequently. agencies/organizations are given responsibilities for implementing various policies/decisions of the Govt. of India. Who amongst the following was made the Chairman of the National Land Reforms Council ? (A) Smt.000 crores to which of the following states for its Poverty Alleviation Programme ? (A) Karnataka (B) Gujarat (C) Maharashtra (D) Uttar Pradesh (E) None of these 39.
Names of two important persons are often visible in newspapers/magazines/electronic media. Rangarajan and Dr. Which of the following is not a foreign bank working in India ? (A) HSBC (B) Barclays (C) Standard Chartered (D) Yes Bank (E) All are foreign banks 44. C. this was in news that ASEAN is an association of …… (A) Commonwealth nations (B) SAARC nations (C) South-Eastern Asian nations (D) Oil-exporting nations (E) African nations 48. Rangarajan (D) Vijay Kelkar (E) None of these 45. Who amongst the following is the Chairman of the 13th Finance Commission ? (A) Bimal Jalan (B) Y. Reddy (C) C. Which of the following facts are identical in the life of both these two persons ? (A) Both are principal economic advisors to the Prime Minister (B) Both are the Members of the Lok Sabha (C) Both are the former Governors of RBI (D) Both were the Finance Ministers of India (E) There is nothing similar in both 49. since some violent incidences took place due to an attempt of agricultural land aquisition for industrial purposes ? (A) Khadakpur (B) Nandigram (C) Howrah (D) Bolepur (E) None of these . He wants to deposit this sum in a bank under a condition of not to withdraw fully or partially for at least two years. Bimal Jalan.42. India has the least or negligible trade relations with ………… (A) Japan (B) Britain (C) South Africa (D) Uganda (E) Iran 46. Which of the following places of West Bengal was in news recently. Your friend has received a sum of Rs. These names are Dr. V. Recently. 10000 from his grandparents. He will be needed to open which type of account in the bank ? (A) Small savings account (B) Current account (C) Fixed deposit account (D) Demat account (E) None of these 47. Which of the following states has approved sharing Neyyar Irrigation Project water with Tamil Nadu ? (A) Karnataka (B) Andhra Pradesh (C) Kerala (D) Maharashtra and Karnataka (E) None of these 43.
EURO has become a powerful currency and many non-Euro countries are in ‘Swap Agreement’ with various nations. (B) 14. (D) 45. (E) 35. (C) 49. (D) 46. (C) 15. (C) 32. 15. Countries like China wish to learn more about outsourcing from India. (D) 13. However. 10. 25. (A) Only 1 (B) Only 2 (C) Only 3 (D) All 1. (A) 25. (C) 47. 20. (B) 11.50. (C) 43. It has made countries to suffer from Sub-prime Crisis. (A) Only 1 (B) Only 2 (C) Only 3 (D) Both 2 and 3 (E) All 1. 3. (E) 4. (E) 42. (B) 19. (D) 44. Which of the following is not such a plan ? (A) Crop insurance plan (B) E-Chaupal (C) Subsidy for chemical fertilizers (D) Reconstruction of watershade/water-bodies (E) Mid-day meal Answers 1. (C) 29.000 crore (E) Rs. 2. (A) 12. What is the maximum stake the Govt. (D) 8. 2•80 lakhs crore is fixed for providing credit to agriculture sector. of India is planning to infuse in Public Sector Banks to make them competitive and strong globally ? About— (A) Rs. of India has in any public sector bank at present ? (A) 40% (B) 49% (C) 50% (D) 64% (E) 74% 4. (D) 2. (E) Indian Overseas Bank PO 2009 Solved Question Paper Posted On: 4/9/2010 4:46:10 PM General Awareness 1. (C) 23. (B) 5. (B) 3.000 crore (B) Rs. (B) 40.000 crore (C) Rs. (A) 41. (E) 17. (C) 48. (B) 37. which of the following cannot be called as the direct effect(s) of ‘Rise of the BRICs’ on global/other powerful economy/economies ? 1. (C) 34. PAN requirement is not mandatory for financial transactions. (E) 9. (B) 50. (C) 16. (A) 33. (C) 18. (E) 27. (C) 10. Limit of the Banking Cash Transaction Tax is raised from present 1% to 1•5%. In accordance with the reports published in the papers/magazines. (B) 28. 30. (E) 38. (E) 36. (B) 22. 2. As per the reports published in the newspapers/journals how much amount the Govt. (E) 6. (B) 31. As we all know rise of the ‘BRICs’ has left a vast impact on almost all aspects of the global economy. Other Ids are also acceptable. 3. Which of the following is not a major highlight of the Union Budget 2008-09 ? 1. (D) 39. (D) 26. the Government of India and some NGOs have declared/started some projects to help/ to provide relief to the farmers in general and specially to perplexed farmers.000 crore 3.000 crore (D) Rs. (E) 24. 2 and 3 . 2 and 3 (E) None of these 2. (A) 30. A target of Rs. (E) 20. (D) 21. (D) 7.
what has been the percentage growth in Bank credit ? About— (A) 10% (B) 15% (C) 18% (D) 21% (E) 26% 8. Under the scheme each family is likely to get the benefit of Rs.000 (B) 20. Who amongst the following will maintain and operate that fund ? (A) NABARD (B) SIDBI (C) ECGC (D) RBI (E) None of these 7. As per the new policy the number of Judges in the Supreme Court would be now— (A) 21 (B) 25 (C) 26 (D) 30 (E) 31 12.5. They will also be like Public Sector Banks (E) None of these 11. As proposed in the Union Budget 2008-09 a ‘Risk Capital Fund’ is set up by the Govt. particularly public sector banks are tying up with various rating agencies for providing a qualitative assessment of the credit needs of the borrowers. The government of India has launched a new scheme for the ‘Girl Child’. The President of India recently signed the much-awaited notification for the implementation of the suggestions made by the ‘Delimitation Commission’. New Delhi will be extended further (D) Operations of the Cooperative Banks and Societies will not be limited to the state of their origin. Which amongst the following is/are such credit rating agencies in India ? 1. As per the reports published in the newspapers the banks.000 (D) 30. As per the news in major financial newspapers a ‘Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana’ is launched in Delhi and Haryana States for members of unorganized sectors. As per the Economic Survey 2007-08 presented in the Lok Sabha in February 2008.000 (C) 25. of India. CARE . What will be the effect of this notification ? (A) Parliamentary and Assembly constituencies will be redefined (B) Candidates from SC/ST categories will get all benefits for another 15 years’ time (C) The boundaries of the National Capital.……… (A) 15.000 (E) 50. What is the name of the scheme ? (A) Raj Lakshmi (B) Rani Bitia (C) Dhan Lakshmi (D) Aanandita (E) None of these 10.000 6. As per the budget of the Indian Railways for 2008-09 the operating ratio of the railways has— (A) Improved only by 0•5% (B) Decreased by 0•5% (C) Remained at the same level on which it was in 2007-08 (D) Reached at the level of 81% (E) Reduced to the level of 63% which was the level of 2000-01 9.
Which of the following is the ‘informal route’ of credit in financial sector ? (A) Credit cards (B) Loan against gold from financial institute (C) Debit cards (D) Money lender (E) None of these 16. (A) Only 3 (B) Only 2 (C) Only 1 (D) All 1. 2. The Planning Commission of India has set up a 12 member committee on financial sector reforms. The government of India recently constituted the New Finance Commission (13th). . It will replace plastic money or credit. Basel-II norms are associated with which of the following aspects of the banking industry ? (A) Risk management (B) Manpower planning (C) Retirement benefits for the employees (D) Corporate Governance (E) None of these 18. The distribution of the net proceeds of taxes between states and Central Govt. The salary structure of the employees of the Central Government. 3. 2 and 3 (E) None of these 14. Who is the Chairman of the Committee ? (A) Janki Raman (B) Raghuram Rajan (C) Rakesh Mohan (D) K. Printing will be cheaper.2. debit cards which are giving birth to many fraudulent practices. As per the reports published in various journals and newspapers the ‘small borrowers’ in rural areas still prefer to take informal route for their credit needs. V. ‘Sub Prime Lending’ is a term applied to the loans made to— (A) Those borrowers who do not have a good credit history (B) Those who wish to take loan against the mortgage of tangible assets (C) Those who have a good credit history and are known to bank since 10 years (D) Those borrowers who are most preferred customers of the Bank (E) None of these 15. What is/are the benefits of ‘Plastic Notes’ ? 1. As per the newspaper reports the RBI is planning to introduce ‘Plastic Currency Notes’. What is meant by ‘Underwriting’ the term frequently used in financial sector ? (A) Under valuation of the assets (B) The Act of taking on a risk for a fee (C) Giving a Guarantee that a loan will not become a bad loan (D) The act of permission to float an IPO (E) None of these 19. Kamath (E) None of these 17. Their Shelf life will be longer. ULIP (A) Only 1 (B) Only 2 (C) 1 and 2 only (D) Only 3 (E) All 1. 2. What are its major functions ? To decide— 1. CRISIL 3. 2 and 3 13.
As per the news published in some newspapers magazines two PSUs National Thermal Power Corporation and Coal India Ltd. 2 and 3 (E) None of these 20. Who amongst the following was the Captain of the Indian cricket team which registered its victory in tri-series ODI matches against Australia played in March 2008 ? (A) M. (A) Only 1 (B) Only 2 (C) Only 3 (D) All 1.S. Rate of Income Tax and other taxes collected by the Union Govt.3. Dhoni (B) Anil Kumble (C) Rahul Dravid (D) Saurav Ganguly (E) Sachin Tendulkar 21. Indra K. Nooyi who was elected as the Chairperson of the US-India Business Council is the CEO of which of the following Companies ? (A) Pepsi Co. are going to float a joint venture ‘SPV’. Saina Nehwal won the Seniors’ Championship match of which of the following games held in Goa in January 2008 ? (A) Golf (B) Tennis (C) Table tennis (D) Archery (E) Badminton 26. Mr. Nicolas Sarkozy who was the chief guest during the Republic Day Function 2008 is the— (A) President of Brazil (B) Prime Minister of Brazil (C) President of France (D) Prime Minister of France (E) Foreign Secretary of USA 22. What is the full form of ‘SPV’ ? (A) Small Power Venture (B) Special Purpose Vehicle (C) Special Power Venture (D) Small Purpose Vehicle (E) None of these . (B) Infosys (C) Tata Consultancy Services (D) NIIT (E) None of these 24. Who amongst the following has taken over as the President of Serbia after the General elections held there in February 2008 ? (A) Boris Tadic (B) Tomislav Nicolic (C) Samak Sundaravej (D) Novak Djokovic (E) None of these 23. Maria Sharapova won the Australian Open 2008 Women’s singles by defeating— (A) Shahar Peer (B) Kateryna Bondarenko (C) Sania Mirza (D) Victoria Azarenka (E) Ana Ivanovic 25.
Foreigners are habitual of the comforts provided by the technology. 3. The Global Employment Trends Report 2008 published by the International Labour Organization has indicated that there may be increase in global unemployment. Civil unrest in some under and undeveloped nations. (A) Only 1 is correct (B) Only 2 is correct (C) Only 3 is correct (D) All 1. These Banks wish to provide banking facilities to foreigners as banking facilities are not plenty in many foreign countries. As we have noticed many banks of Indian origin are opening offices/branches in foreign countries. 2 and 3 (E) Only 2 and 3 32. 2. These banks wish to help Indian firms to acquire funds at internationally competitive rates. Upto what extent FDI is allowed in this field ? (A) 50% (B) 60% (C) 64% (D) 70% (E) 74% 28. These banks wish to promote trade and investment between India and other countries. The growing foreign trade in India will have to be financed by the local banks. 2. Why is this trend emerging at a very fast pace ? 1. (A) Only 1 (B) Only 2 (C) Only 3 (D) All 1. Rise in oil prices in international market. (A) Only 1 (B) Only 2 (C) Only 3 (D) Only 1 and 2 (E) None of these 31. 2 and 3 are correct (E) None of these . 3. Turmoil in Credit Markets all over the world. 3. composition of services and also the quality. As Indian economy is getting increasingly integrated with the rest of the world the demand of the Corporate banking is likely to change in terms of size. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) recently agreed to allow foreign direct investment in the field of mobile television services. 2. bankers and researchers in India often advocate that banks should equip themselves for new challenges. What according to them is/are the major reasons of this possibility ? 1.27. Many economists. Which of the following is the name of very violent and serious types of winds which bring lot of disaster ? (A) Trade winds (B) Hurricane (C) Cirrus (D) Stratus (E) None of these 30. These challenges are in which of the following shapes/forms ? 1. India wants to take an advantage of the situation. Which of the following sectors registered a growth of 3•6 per cent ? (A) Agriculture Sector (B) Banking Sector (C) Tourism Sector (D) Aviation Services Sector (E) None of these 29. India has to do a lot in this reference. As per the performance assessment data released by the Economic Advisory Council (EAC) in January 2008.
A National Development Fund was created by the Government of India a few years ago. The general elections took place in which of the following countries in March 2008 ? (A) Iran (B) Iraq . The Technology Mission on Cotton was launched during Xth plan. (A) Only 1 (B) Only 2 (C) Only 3 (D) Both 1 and 3 (E) None of these 36. (A) Only 1 (B) Only 2 (C) Only 3 (D) Both 1 and 2 (E) None of these 38. Olympic 2008 are scheduled to be held in— (A) Paris (B) Tokyo (C) London (D) Moscow (E) None of these 39. What does it really mean ? 1. Now people in these nations are not required to go for a double conversion first in dollar and then in rupee. Anybody from Asian country can purchase Indian Rupee and keep it in his/her bank account in his/her country without any restrictions. Malaysia etc. 3. What was the purpose of the fund ? 1.33. Singapore. healthcare and employment. What were the major issues over which nations were of different opinions ? 1. 3. People travelling European/Asian countries can make their payments in rupee anywhere without any problem. (A) Only 1 is correct (B) Only 2 is correct (C) Only 3 is correct (D) All 1. Hong Kong. 2. To fund revision in pay structure of Central Government employees. The scheme was designed to get increase in production of cotton by which of the following levels by the end of the plan ? (A) 100 lakh bales (B) 150 lakh bales (C) 175 lakh bales (D) 200 lakh bales (E) None of these 37. Boost investment in social sector projects to promote education. 2. Capital investments in selected profitable PSEs to yield adequate returns. Which of the following is not a banking/finance related term ? (A) Credit wrap (B) EMI (C) Held to Maturity (D) Exposure limit (E) Diffusion 35. 2. Providing subsidy to agriculture. As per the reports published in the newspapers Indian Rupee is now fully accepted in Asian countries like. Restriction on natural movement of people from one nation to other. Very often we read about the Doha Ministerial Conference 2001 in reference to WTO negotiations. 3. 2 and 3 are correct (E) None of these 34. Export of patented drugs/medicines by developed nations.
(C) Afghanistan (D) Myanmar (E) Sri Lanka 40. India recently signed a pact with which of the following countries on solving the problems of Indian labour in that country ? (A) Iran (B) UAE (C) Malaysia (D) Kuwait (E) None of these 44. Advani (C) Nelson Mandela (D) Benazir Bhutto (E) Nawaz Sheriff 43. Rajeshwar Rao (C) Charan Singh (D) Jyoti Basu (E) None of these 41. ‘Long Walk’ to Freedom’ is a book written by— (A) Sonia Gandhi (B) L. Jang Hyun Jong who was adjudged as the ‘Asian Hockey Player of the year’ is from— (A) China (B) Singapore (C) South Korea (D) India (E) None of these 46. Which of the following films was adjudged ‘Best Film’ in 14th Star Screen Awards given away in January 2008 ? (A) Om Shanti Om (B) Guru (C) Taare Zameen Par (D) Jab We Met (E) Chak De India . Which of the following countries is trying to launch a Satellite to study the sun ? (A) USA (B) India (C) Russia (D) China (E) None of these 45. Who amongst the following is the winner of Padma Vibhushan Awards given away recently ? (A) Rahul Gandhi (B) Priya Dutt (C) Vinod Dua (D) Ratan Tata (E) None of these 47. K. Who amongst the following is the author of the book ‘Economic Nightmare of India’ ? (A) Morarji Desai (B) K. As per the targets for 11th plan educated unemployment is to be reduced to which of the following levels ? (A) 5% (B) 6% (C) 7% (D) 8% (E) 9% 42.
(D) 34. (A) 18. (C) 41. (E) 12. (A) 40. (D) According to Economic Survey 2007-08.48. (E) 28. (C) 3. (C) 43. (A) 11. (D) 16. (B) 20. (D) 37. (B) 30. (A) 36. (E) 35. (A) 5. (C) 10. (A) 42. (E) 50. (B) 17. (A) 15. (C) 46. the percentage growth in bank credit is 21•5%. (C) 22. (D) 6. (A) 21. (D) 9. (B) 27. (E) 25. (A) 49. Kosovo declared itself independent from which of the following countries ? (A) Ukraine (B) Croatia (C) Serbia (D) Russia (E) None of these Answers with Explanations : 1. (D) 47. (E) . Castro Sibling is the new President of— (A) Romania (B) Cuba (C) Israel (D) Venezuela (E) None of these 50. (C) 14. (A) 33. 8. (B) 2. (A) 45. (A) 23. (E) 32. (A) 24. (A) 29. (E) 39. (A) 38. (E) 26. (A) 19. (D) 44. (B) 7. (E) 48. (E) 4. A meeting of the European Leaders was held in January 2008 at which of the following places to discuss ‘Global Economic Turmoil’ ? (A) London (B) New Delhi (C) New York (D) Tokyo (E) Milan 49. (A) 13. (D) 31.
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