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Bankers adda General Awareness Questions

Q.1. Which of the following days is observed as 'National Consumers Right Day'?
a) 25 December
b) 24 December
c) 26 December
d) 28 December
e) None of these

Q.2. Foreign Minister 'Maxim Bernier' has recently visited India. He belongs to which of the
following country?
a) France
b) Australia
c)Canada
d) China
e) None of these

Q.3. Who among the followings is the Chairman of the Insurance Regulatory Development Authority?
a)M. Damodaran
b)G.M. Rao
c)P.K. Sethi
d)C.S.Rao
e) None of these

Q.4. Which of the following statements is/are TRUE about FIFA Awards?
(A) FIFA award ceremony is held in Zurich.
(B) Brazilian Footballer Kaka is awarded as best man world player of the year 2007.
(C) Marta of Brazil is awarded as best women world player of the year.
a) A,B and C
b) A,B and D
c) A,B,C and D
d) A,B and D
e) None of these

Q.5. Who among the followings has written the book,' The Elephant, the Tiger and the Cellphone'?
a)ZenetLov
b)Maxwell Parera
c) John Didion
d) Dominique Lapiere
e) None of these

Q.6. The Securities and Exchange Board of India has announced that institutional investors would be permitted to commence short selling on bourses from which of the following dates?
a) February 1,2008
b) January 1,2008
c) January 8,2008
d) February 8,2008
e) None of these

Q.7. Who among the followings has been re-elected as the President of Uzbekistan for third term?
a) Jacob Zuma
b) Lee Myoong Back
c) Michael Sakashvili
d) Islam Karimov
e) None of these

Q.8. Which of the following statement is/are TRUE about 11th Five Year Plan?
(A) The Gross Budgetary Support (GBS) has been fixed nearly 11.5 percent higher at Rs.20 lakh Cr.
(B) The eleventh plan envisages an average nine percent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in the
first 4 years.
(C) The overall investment is of Rs. 3600000 Cr.
(D) 7 crore new jobs that will be created to reduce the incidence of poverty by 10 percentage points.
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

Q.9. Recently Mr. Palagummi Sainath of India has been honoured with the prestigious Raman Magsaysay Award for 2007 in which of the following fields?
a) Public Service
b)Government Service
c) Community Leadership
d) Peace & International Understanding
e) None of these

Q.10. At which place will 34th National Games be held?
a) Chhattisgarh
b) Uttar Pradesh
c) Madhya Pradesh
d) Jharkhand
e) None of these

Q.11. Which state government has recently announced to celebrate 2008 as the year of Education?
a)Madhya Pradesh
b) Haryana
c) Uttar Pradesh
d)Maharashtra
e) None of these

Q.12. Recently Asia's biggest 'Auto Expo-2008' was held in New Delhi.What was the theme of the Expo?
a) Platform of Unity
b) Unity in Diversity
c) Mobility for all
d) Mobility in your life
e) None of these

Q.13. Which of the following Aviation Companies of India has recently got the membership of the biggest World's Aviation Companies-Star Alliance?
a) Indian Airlines
b) Air India
c) Jet Airways
d) Deccan Airways
e) None of these

Q.14. Which of the following states is/are under President rule?
a)Nagaland
b) Assam
c) Karnataka
d) 1 and 3 both
e) None of these

Q.15. What is the full form of GACOPIO?
a) Global Academic Council of People of Indian Origin.
b) Global Advisory Council of People of Indian Origin.
c) Global Advisory Centre of People of Indian Origin.
d) Global Advisory Committee of People of Indian Origin.
e) None of these

Q.16. Who among the followings has broken Shane Warne's record of 708 wickets and became Test Cricket's leading wicket-taker?
a) Anil Kumble
b) Brett Lee
c)Shoaib Akhtar
d)Muttiah Murlitharan
e) None of these

Q.17. Which of the following European countries has/have recently adopted the currency 'Euro'?
a) Cyprus
b) France
c)Germany
d) Cyprus and Malta
e) None of these

Q.18. 'Hoffman Cup' is related to which of the following sports?
a) Badminton
b) Tennis
c) Football
d) Cricket
e) None of these

Q.19. BANCON 2007, India's most Prominent Banker's conference was organized at Mumbai
a) State Bank of India
b) Indian Overseas Bank
c) Bank of Baroda
d) Punjab National Bank
e) None of these

Q.20. The Kyoto Protocol will expire in which of the following year?
a) 2008
b) 2012
c) 2014
d) 2016
e) None of these

Answers
Q.1 b
Q.2 c
Q.3 d
Q.4 d
Q.5 e
Q.6 a
Q.7 d
Q.8 d
Q.9 e
Q.10 d
Q.11 b
Q.12 c
Q.13 b
Q.14 d
Q.15 b
Q.16 d
Q.17 d
Q.18 b
Q.19 c
Q.20 b
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