Friday, January 8, 2010

General Awareness for Bank PO - 2009

1. Which of the following is one of the most successful programmes under Bharat Nirman?
a)Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana(PMGSY)
b)Indira Awas Yojana(IAY)
c)Rajiv Gandhi Vidyutikaran Yojana(RGVY)
d)Watershed Development Scheme
e)none of these
2. Which of the following is not included in the core sectors of Indian Economy?
a)Coal    b)Steel    c)Cement    d)Transport    e)Electricity
3. What is the FDI limit in Education __________?
a)49%   b)51%    c)74%   d)90%    e)100%
4. Who won the Spanish Open Badminton – 2009 in women’s single?
a)Saina Nehwal    b) Wang Lin  c)Lianne Tan    d) Sayali Gokhale    e)none
5. What is the present Statutory liquid ratio(SLR)?
a)24%    b)5%   c)25%   d)6%   e)12%
6. Mixed Economy means _________________?
a) Co-existence of small and large industries
b) Promoting both Agriculture and Industries in the economy
Co-existence of public and private sectors
d)Co-existence of rich and poor

e)None of these
7. Oil and Natural Gas Commission Videsh Ltd(OVL)  is planning to invest US $ 5 billion in production of gas from “Farsi Blocks of Gas Deposits”. It is located in which of the following countries?
a)Pakistan    b)Iran    c)Iraq  d)UAE    e)Kuwait
8. Who among the following won the V Shantaram awards for best actress?
a)Kareena Kapoor    b)Rani Mukherjee    c)Priyanka Chopra    d)Katrina Kaif   e)none
9. When a bank is financing an “International Business”, it in fact is involved in which of the following?
a)Micro finance    b)Retail Banking    c)Core Banking    d)Trade finance   e)both a & d
10. When did Regional Rural Banks start functioning in India?
a)1949   b)1956    c)1969   d)1975  e)1982
11. Who was the chairman of Sixth Central Pay Commission?
a)B.N. Shrkrishna    b)J S Mathur    c)Sushma Nath    d)Ravindra Dholakia   e)none
12. The Bank of Calcutta, Bank of Bombay and Bank of Madras were merged in 1921 to form __________?
a)State Bank of India    b)Reserve Bank of India    c)Imperial Bank of India   d)Central Bank of India   e)none
13. Which of the following awards is not given by the Government of India?
a)Padma Bhushan     b)Ashok Chakra    c)Kalinga Prize    d)Bharat Ratna   e)All are given by GOI
14. The number of people living Below Poverty Line (BPL) is maximum in which of the following state?
a)Bihar    b)Jharkhand    c)Sikkim    d)Chhattisgarh    e)Orissa
15. Who amongst the following is the chairman of the National Land Reforms Council?
a)Arjun Singh    b)Sam Pitroda    c)Manmohan Singh    d)Kamal Nath   e)none
16. According to figures from the Australian government, the number of Indian students wanting to study in Australia has slumped by almost _____?
a)25%    b)35%    c)40%    d)50%    e)none
17. India will provide ______ as assistance to Sri Lanka to undertake railway projects in its war ravaged Northern region?
a)$ 100 millions    b)$ 425 million    c)$ 250 million    d)$ 300 million    e)$ 500 million
18. Recently which state government said that 'Economic Offences Wing' would be set up in each district to tackle the rising menace of fraud and cheating by bogus investment firms?
a)Maharashtra   b)Uttar Pradesh    c)Tamilnadu    d)Andhra Pradesh    e)none
19. In the first quarter (Q1), what is the contribution of agriculture sector to GDP (6.1%) was ______?
a)0.9%    b)1.5%    c)2.5%   d)2.8%   e)4%
20. The Head Office of NABARD is located in _________?
a)Delhi   b)Mumbai   c)Kolkatta   d)Lucknow    e)Hyderabad
2 Q : The Six core sectors of Indian Economy are : Coal, Cement, Electricity, Steel, Petroleum refinery products, Crude Oil.
4 Q : Sayali Ghokale beat Lianne Tan
8 Q :
Rani Mukherjee for best actress ( Dil bole hadippa)
Prakash Raj for best actor (Kanchivaram).
12 Q :
 In 1955 it subsequently transformed into State Bank of India (SBI). The Government of India nationalized the Imperial Bank of India in 1955, with the Reserve Bank of India taking a 60% stake, and renamed it the State Bank of India. In 2008, the Government took over the stake held by the Reserve Bank of India.
13 Q : Kalinga Prize given in the field of science by UNESCO.
19 Q :
In Q1 (Apr – June) GDP is 6.1%, agriculture sector contribution is 2.5%.
In Q2 (Jul – Sep) GDP is 7.9%, agriculture sector contribution is 0.9%.


Anonymous said...

plzzz add answers also........

dibyajit bordoloi said...

1 a
2 c
4 a
11 a
12 c
17 e