Bank POs General Awareness Questions

1. on 24 march 2011, to which bank RBI had given permission to raise 1000 cr of which Rs.500 cr. can be raised through GDRS also
1) ICICI bank 2) YES bank 3) HDFC bank 4) ING Vysya Bank 5) Dhanalaxmi Bank

2. If a letter from a bank, guaranteeing that a buyers payment to a seller will oe received on time and for the correct amount, It is called ..?
1) Indemnny 2) Pledge
3) Mortgage 4) Letter ot Credit
5) Estoppel

3.——–sanctioned $89.7 million to Assam Power Sector Enhancement program?
1) IBRD (International Bank lor Reconstruction and Development
2) IMF ( Internatronal Monetary Fund)
3) IDA (International Development Association)
4) ADB (Asian Development Bank)
5) IFC ( International Finance Corporation)

4. On 21 February 2011, Reliance Industrial Limited (FIIL) sofd away the sale of 30% stake in 23 blocks to the ,….. .. . for $7.2 billion?
1) Scotland Oil 2) Vodafone
3) London Oil 4) Llyod Insurance
5) Bnush Petrofeum

5. March list of days given Pick up wrong one?
1) 8 March- Inlernational Women‘s Day
2) 15 March- World Consumer Day
3) 17 March— National Vaccination Day
4) 19 March – World Disabled Day
5) 22 March- World Day for Water

6. Recently India’s longest rail bridge work completed having the length of 4.52 km connecting Idapalli to Vallarpadam in Kochi in————-?
1)TamiInadu 2) Bihar 3) Kerala
4) Odisha 5) Goa

7. On 11 January 2011, |ndie`s third Antarctica research centre officially opened, It is ……
1) Mattri 2) Dakshin Gangothri
3) I-limadn 4) Astra 5) Bharati

8. 22nd Moorti devi Award got by Dr. Raghuvansh (Hindi) and 23’d Moorti devr Award got by , the Malayalam writer
1) C. Narayan Fleddy
2) Akkitham Achuthan Namboodiri
3) ON V. Kurup
4) Veerappa Moily 5) Vishnu Sastry

9. How many teams participated in 2011 Cricket cup?
1)15 2)18 3) 14 4)10 S)8

10, National Games highest tally of Gold medals got by ….. .. …… ? ( 70 Gold Medals)
1) Mampur 2) Haryana 3) Goa
4) Senxices 5) Assem

11. India is the ……….., largest nation in the terms of Purchasing Power Parity ( PPP)
1) Second 2) Frith 3) Third
4) Fourth 5) Tenth

12. The famous personallties are given. Pick up correct pair?
1) K. Subramanyam -Defence Analyst
2) Fateh Singh – Conservator lor Wild Lile
3) Ashok Sahani – Mining
4) K.S.Chitra – Vocal Music
5) All of above

13. The heads ct the states/ appointments are given Pick up wrong one”
1) Loonel Fernandel Fieyna-prestdent of Dominican Republic
2) James Alix V president 01 Scycheiles
3) Marr Krvinremr — Prime rnrnis\sr¤1Frnland
4) Kamala Persad – Bissessar- Prime minister of Trinidad and Tobago
5) None

14. Which day is celebrated as Earth day?
1) 18 Aprii 2) 14 April 3) 22 April
4) 23 Aprii 5) 7 April

15. Indian Natrona) Maritime day celebraled on—–?
1) 12 January 2) 15 January
3) 28 February 4) 5 April 5) B March

16. The hooks written by V.S. Naipaul
1) Hall a Life 2) A House 10r Mr. Biswas
3) In A Free State 4) Bend in the River
5) All of abnve

17. Which among the Yofiowing book rs not written by A F J.Abdul kalam?
1) Inspiring Thoughts
2) wings 01 iire
3) The Greatness Guide
4)2020- A Vision for the New Millennium
5) My Journey

18. The highest number ot wickets taken in World cup Crrcket 2011 (with economy rate 3.61)is………?
1) Muralldharan 2) Vuvaraj Singh
3) Zaheer Khan 4) Tim Southee
5) Shahid Afridi

19. The statements related to the famous Games in the world are given. Pick up wrong one’?
1) ofymplcs- 2005 (Beillng), 2012 (London), 2016 ( Rio)
2) Common Wealth Games-2006 (Sydney), 2010 (New Delhi) , 2014 (Glasgow)
3) Aslan Games-2006 (Doha), 2010 (Guangzhou) , 2014 (Incheon)
4) South Asian Games—20¤S (Cofombo), 2010 (Dhaka), 2012 (New Delhi)
5) None

20. The sports terms are given. Plck up correct one’?
1) Cricket- Ashes, Banana, Caught, Doosra, Fine Leg, Googly, Hat-trick, ln swing
2) Chess-Bishop, Capture, Grand Master, King, Pawn, Queen, Rook, Stalemate
3) Basket Ball-Basket, Blocking, Free Throw, Jump Ball, Multiple Throws
4) Hockey- Advantage, Bully, Corner, Dribble,Free-hit, Goal Line, Green Card
5) All of above

21. To protect the farmers and cattle growers against any eventual loss of their animals due to death …. was introduced by the ministry o1 Agriculture in 2005-06 The premium also subsidized up to 50% by the
1) Animal Health Insurance Scheme
2) Animal Health Scheme
3) Live Stock Protection Scheme
4) Animal Breeding Scheme
5) Livestock Insurance Scheme

22. Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Vojna (RSBV) announced by the Prime Minister August 15, 2007, to provided the insurance cover to Below Poverty Line (BPL) up to Rs.30,000 per annum for a nominal registraticn of Rs…..?
1) 100 2) 200
3) 30 4) 150
5) 500

23. Union Budget 20tt-2012 enhanced Lower Excise duly trcm 4 percent to …. …%?
1) 5 2) 6 3) 7 A) 8 5) 9

24. Aam Admr Bima Vozana (AABY) announced on 2 October 2008, provides the insurance if the bread winner in the famiiy dies or disabled in the rural area Who administers this scheme?
1) LIC 2) State Governments
3) UNO 4) ASHA 5) None

25.Provisiun of Urban Amenities in Rural Areas (PURA) provide the …. organized Ministry of Rural Development (MORD)?
1) Urban Infrastructure
2) Rural Inlraslrumurs
3) Schoof Education
4) Higher education
5) All of above

25. Indira Gandhi National Widow Pension Scheme i l Februanj 2009, provide the by
pension of Rs.200 to the widows aged between——– years?
1) 40-S0 2) 50-70 3) 55-65
4) 45-54 5) 58-55

27. The Custom duty exemptions as per the 2011-t2 Budget proposals are given below Pick up Correct one”
1) Batteries imported by manulacturers of
electrical vehicles
2) Ccncessional excise duly ot IO per cent to vehicles based on Fuel cell technofogy,
3) Basic customs duty on sofar lantern reduced trcm To to 5 per cent.
4) Exemption trom import duty for spares and capital goods required tor ship repair units extended to import by ship
5) All of above

28. The book list is given. Pick up wrong one?
1) Fl.K,Narayan-Swami and Friends, Grand Mother’s Tale, A tiger or malgudr, the man- eater of malgudl, A horse and Two Goats, The Bachelor ot Arts, The Guide
2) A.P,J.Abdul Kalarn- Inspiring Thoughts, wings ot tire, lndomitable Spirit, 2020— A Vision tor the New Millennium, Guiding Souls, Envisioning an Empowered Nation
3) Chetan Bhagat-2 States, 3 Mistakes of My lite, One Night @ The call Center, Five Point Some One
4) Robin Sharma- The Greatness Guide. The Monk Who Sofd His Ferrari, The Leader Who Had No Title A Modern Fable On Real Success in Business and in Lite 5) None

29. Which bank was emerged as the most popular bank 20lO in the case of more online visits?
1) SBI 2) CITI bank 3) HDFC 4) Bank ot Baroda 5) None

30. The Hallway Budget 2011-2012 proposals to construct new profects are given below. Pick up correct one”
I) A bridge Iactory will be set up in Jammu
2) Drsel Locomotive unit will be established in Manrpur
3) Wagon units in Kofar (Kerala), Alappuzha (Kerala) and Buniadpur (West Bengal)
4) 700 MW gas based power plant will be established in Thakurlr rn Maharastra
5) All all above

31. The recent appointments and elections was given. Pick up wrong one’
1) Pascal Lamy elected as the Director General of WTO
2) Anibal Cavaco Silva elected asthe pres- ident of Portugal second time
3) Sudhir Chandra took oath as the chair- man of Central Ecard of Direct Taxes
4) K.S. Das Guptha became the Director at the Indian Institute of Space Science and Technofogy 5) None

32. To kill the Financial problems of Hand Weavers, Union Government provides Rs 3,000 cr to as per the budget 2011-12″
1) SBI 2) SFC 3) NCB 4) State Governments 5) NABAFID

33. SAIL ultimately got clearance Irom the ministry of environment and forests to dig Iron Ore Mines. These mines are located in
1) Goa 2) Odtsha 3) Andhra Pradhesh 4) Jharkhand 5) Bihar

34. IAF inducted ‘Super Hercules’ Transport Aircraft, imported tram …….. ?
I) Russia 2) UK 3) France
4) USA 5) Italy

Answers
1-5; 2-4; 3-4; 4-5§ 5-3; 6-3; 7-5; B-2; 9-3; 11-4; 11-4; 12-5; 13-5; I4-3; 15-4; 16-5; 17-3; 18-5; 19-5; 20-5; 21-5; 22-3; 23-1;24-1; 25-1; 26-4; 27-5; 25-5;29-3; SU-5; 31-5; 32-5; 33-4; 34-4.

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