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General Awareness Quiz

Bankers adda General Awareness Questions

1. Which banks have floated in Life Insurance Company by signing an agreement with the Dai-Ichi Mutual Fund Company of Japan?
a) BOB and SBI
b) PNB and BOB
c) BOI and Union Bank
d)Canara Bank and SBI
e) None of these

2. Recently, In February International Monetary Fund (IMF) has estimated the GDP growth rate of India for 2008.What will be the GDP growth rate?
a) 8%
b) 8.25%
c) 8.75%
d) 9%
e) None of these

3. Renowned person GP Sippy has recently died. He was related to which of the following fields?
a) Producer
b) Director
c) Poet
d) Singer
e) None of these

4. Apex development bank for promotion of agriculture and rural industries NABARD has constituted a working group to study the training needs and capacity building requirements of rural bank sunder the chairmanship of -
a) Ravi Kumar
b)Amreesh Kumar
c)Satyendra Kumar
d)Mahesh Kumar
e) None of these

5. According to the data released by the Central Statistical Organization in December, 2007, Indian Gross Domestic Product moderated to_____in the 2nd quarter of 2007-08.
a) 8%
b) 8.6%
c) 8.9%
d) 9.1%
e) None of these

6. On Dec. 11, 2007, Federal Reserve of America cut the bench mark rates by howmany percent?
a) 0.5%
b) 0.75%
c) 0.25%
d) 0.1%
e) None of these

7. India has emerged as the______largest investor in the UK in the year 2007?
a) 3rd
b) 2nd
c) 1st
d) 4th
e) None of these

8. Which of the following state governments has recently started vision-2015 for the development of industries?
a) Bihar
b) U P
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Chhattisgarh
e) None of these

9. Which of the following statements is/are TRUE about 'Indira Gandhi Rashtriya Vradhavastha Pension Yojana'?
(A) Rs. 200 will be given to the people of 65 years or above this age of below poverty line.
(B) For this scheme govt. has to spend Rs. 3772 cr.
(C) The govt. expenditure for this scheme will be Rs. 4028 cr.
a) A and B
b) B and C
c) A, B and C
d) A and C
e) None of these

10. According to the data released by United Nations on 20th Nov.2007 the prevalence rate of HIV/AIDS in India isa)
0.28%
b) 0.36%
c) 0.48%
d) 0.18%
e) None of these

11. Which of the following statements is/are TRUE about 6th India-ASEAN summit?
(A) It was held in Singapore.
(B) The bilateral trade between India and ASEAN countries will be increased from 30 Ab $ to 50Ab$ up to 2010.
(C) Free Trade Agreement between India & ASEAN will be completed byMarch 2008.
(D) Free Trade Agreement between India & ASEAN will be completed by April 2008.
a) A, B and C
b) A, B and D
c) A, D and C
d) A,B,C and D
e) None of these

12. Which of the following countries is going to set up its new space centre by 2015?
a) China
b) America
c) India
d) Russia
e) None of these

13. The Securities Exchange Board of India has recently planned to form a separate stock exchange for which of the following companies?
a) Small & Medium Enterprises
b) Small Scale Industries
c) Large Scale Industries
d)NavratnaCompanies
e) None of these

14. Recently Reserve Bank of India has increased Cash Reserve Ratio by 50 basis point. Now it has become a)
a) 7%
b) 7.75%
c) 7.5%
d) 7.25%
e) None of these

15. The summit of Commonwealth countries was held in Uganda on 25th Nov. 2007. Which of the followings is the capital of Uganda?
a) Tripoli
b) Lusaka
c) Kampala
d) Khartoum
e) None of these

16. Which of the following statements is/are TRUE about 'Eka'?
(A) It is the fastest super computer of India developed by Tata.
(B) It is the 4th fastest super computer in the world.
(C) Nine super computers are listed among world's top 500 super computers.
(D) It is the 3rd fastest super computer in the world.
a) A, B and C
b) A, B and D
c) A, B, C and D
d) B, C and D
e) None of these

17. DayawatiModi award for 2007 is given to Akbar Padamse by DayawatiModi Foundation. It is given in which of the following fields?
a) Arts & Culture
b) Painting
c) Arts, Culture and Education
d) Education
e) None of these

18. Who among the followings has been awarded 'Businessmen of the Year 2007' by Forbes Asia Magazine?
a)M.V.Kamath
b)Kushalpal Singh
c)Mukesh Ambani
d)AzimPremji
e) None of these

19. Match the following statements correctly -
List I List II
Games Places
(A) Olympic 2008 Brazil
(B) FIFAWorldCup-2014 Beijing
(C)Winter Olympic 2014 London
(D) Olympic 2012 Sochi
A B C D
a)1 2 3 4
b)4 3 2 1
c)2 1 4 3
d)3 4 1 2
e) None of these

20. India has set the target of how much percentage of literacy by the year 2012 in the 11th Five Year Plan?
a) 75%
b) 85%
c) 90%
d) 80%
e) None of these

21. China has recently set up a hot line with which of the following countries?
a) India
b) France
c) Russia
d) America
e) None of these

22. An agreement titled with 'A shared vision for the 21st century' is signed between which of the following countries?
a) India-China
b) France-China
c) India-Russia
d) India-America
e) None of these

23. 38th International Film Festival is recently held in Goa. The Golden Peacock Award of best film is given to which of the following films?
a) Free FromWorld
b) TheGolden Bear
c) TheWall
d) Anywhere From the Sea
e) None of these

24. Nobel winner Amartya Sen has been appointed as the Economic Advisor of the President of which of the following countries?
a) America
b) Russia
c) China
d) France
e) None of these

25. Tansen Award is given by which of the following states?
a) Chhattisgarh
b)Madhya Pradesh
c) Rajasthan
d) Bihar
e) None of these

26. Who among the followings has written the book,'Once Upon a Time in the Soviet Union'?
a)Maxwell Parera
b)Khushwant Singh
c)Dominique Lapierre
d)Rajhans Singh
e) None of these

27. Which of the following companies has become the biggest company on the basis of Market Capitalization?
a)MMTC
b)ONGC
c) SAIL
d)GAIL
e) None of these

28. Which of the following countries has delivered first Nuclear-Fuel shipment to Iran?
a) China
b) Australia
c) Russia
d) America
e) None of these

29. Which of the followingministry has launched a scheme called 'EarnWhile You Learn' inNew Delhi?
a) Finance Ministry
b) Human Resource & DevelopmentMinistry
c) The Union Tourism Ministry
d) Ministry of Home Affairs
e) None of these

30. Who has been named as the successor by the Russian President Vladimir Putin?
a)DmitriMedvedev
b) Alexei Malashenko
c) Alexander Lukashenko
d) Vladimir Zhirinovsky
e) None of these

Answers
Q.1 c
Q.2 c
Q.3 a
Q.4 b
Q.5 c
Q.6 b
Q.7 b
Q.8 a
Q.9 a
Q.10 b
Q.11 a
Q.12 d
Q.13 a
Q.14 c
Q.15 c
Q.16 a
Q.17 c
Q.18 a
Q.19 c
Q.20 b
Q.21 d
Q.22 a
Q.23 c
Q.24 d
Q.25 b
Q.26 c
Q.27 a
Q.28 c
Q.29 c
Q.30 a
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