IBPS RRB (Group A Officers) Exam 2012 Question Paper: General Awareness

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  • 1. 
    Major producer of mulberry silk in India is
    • A. 

      Jammu and Kashmir

    • B. 

      Jharkhand

    • C. 

      Karnataka

    • D. 

      Assam

    • E. 

      Himachal Pradesh

  • 2. 
    We come across the term 'PPP' in financial news nowadays. What does 'PPP' represent?
    • A. 

      Personal Percapita Power

    • B. 

      Private Public Partnership

    • C. 

      Per capita Potential for Purchases

    • D. 

      Present Purchasing Power

    • E. 

      Pure Purchase Parity

  • 3. 
    Many times we read the term' ECB' in newspapers. What is the full form' of' ECB'?
    • A. 

      Essential Commercial Banking

    • B. 

      European Credit Borrowing

    • C. 

      External Credit For Business

    • D. 

      External Commercial Borrowing

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    What is meant by financial inclusion?
    • A. 

      Making available banking services at an affordable cost

    • B. 

      Opening savings accounts in rural areas without any deposit

    • C. 

      Opening any type of account without introduction

    • D. 

      Distributing money through rural branches

    • E. 

      Distributing wages through bank accounts

  • 5. 
    Which of these countries is the largest producer of milk and milk products in the world?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      China

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      New Zealand

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    Which of the following is the most important rabi crop of India?
    • A. 

      Rice

    • B. 

      Millet

    • C. 

      Sugarcane

    • D. 

      Groundnut

    • E. 

      Mustard

  • 7. 
    Who is the regulatory authority for insurance business in India?
    • A. 

      RBI

    • B. 

      IRDP

    • C. 

      SEBI

    • D. 

      NABARD

    • E. 

      IRDA

  • 8. 
    What is money laundering?
    • A. 

      Conversion of assets into cash

    • B. 

      Conversion of illegally obtained money into accountable money

    • C. 

      Conversion of cash into gold

    • D. 

      Conversion of gold into cash

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
    Golden revolution refers to the development of which of the following agricultural products?
    • A. 

      Oil seeds

    • B. 

      Pulses

    • C. 

      Horticultural products

    • D. 

      Cereals

    • E. 

      Fodder

  • 10. 
    Which programme was launched by Government of India to improve irrigation facilities in rural India?
    • A. 

      Annapurna Scheme

    • B. 

      National Social Assistance Programme

    • C. 

      Integrated Rural Development Programme

    • D. 

      Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana

    • E. 

      National Watershed Development Programme

  • 11. 
    Montek Singh Ahluwalia is holding which of the following positions at present?
    • A. 

      Chairman of Planning Commission

    • B. 

      Governor of RBI

    • C. 

      Secretary of UNO

    • D. 

      Economic Advisor to Prime Minister

    • E. 

      Dy Chairman of Planning Commission

  • 12. 
    Bird flu is a disease which affects and spreads through
    • A. 

      Cattle

    • B. 

      Sheep

    • C. 

      Prawn

    • D. 

      Silkworm

    • E. 

      Poultry

  • 13. 
    Which country won the Davis Cup tennis tournament 2011 held in December 2011?
    • A. 

      Argentina

    • B. 

      USA

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Japan

    • E. 

      Spain

  • 14. 
    Who among the following cricketers recently became the 10th batsman to score 10000 runs in Test cricket?
    • A. 

      Mahela Jayawardene

    • B. 

      Vijay Zol

    • C. 

      Yuvraj Singh

    • D. 

      Younis Khan

    • E. 

      Umar Akmal

  • 15. 
    The Collective Security Treaty Organisation (CSTO) Summit took place in December 2011 in
    • A. 

      Tokyo

    • B. 

      Moscow

    • C. 

      New Delhi

    • D. 

      Paris

    • E. 

      Perth

  • 16. 
    Who represented India in 12th Consecutive Annual India-Russia Summit held in December 2011?
    • A. 

      Smt Pratibha Patil

    • B. 

      Dr Manmohan Singh

    • C. 

      Sonia Gandhi

    • D. 

      SM Krishna

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 17. 
    Which of the following currencies is used in Britain?
    • A. 

      Pound

    • B. 

      Dollar

    • C. 

      Euro

    • D. 

      Franc

    • E. 

      Pesso

  • 18. 
    Which of the following cups/trophies is associated with the game of Football?
    • A. 

      Grand Prix

    • B. 

      Rangaswami Cup

    • C. 

      Wimbledon Trophy

    • D. 

      Fifa Cup

    • E. 

      Ranji Trophy

  • 19. 
    The head office of the Bank of Maharashtra is located in which of the following cities?
    • A. 

      Kolkata

    • B. 

      New Delhi

    • C. 

      Pune

    • D. 

      Ahmedabad

    • E. 

      Mumbai

  • 20. 
    Which country hosted the summit of SAARC nations in the year 2011?
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Bangladesh

    • C. 

      Nepal

    • D. 

      Maldives

    • E. 

      Pakistan

  • 21. 
    Which of the following terms is not used in the field of Economics?
    • A. 

      Balance of Trade

    • B. 

      Break Even Point

    • C. 

      Plasma

    • D. 

      Fiscal Deficit

    • E. 

      Capital Account Convertibility

  • 22. 
    "Carbon credit" is concerned with which one of these internationally sensitive issues?
    • A. 

      Deforestation

    • B. 

      Contract farming

    • C. 

      Rural infrastructure

    • D. 

      Diamond trading

    • E. 

      Protection of environment

  • 23. 
    Which of the following terms is used in the game of Cricket?
    • A. 

      Half Nelson

    • B. 

      Love

    • C. 

      Back Hand Drive

    • D. 

      Penalty Stroke

    • E. 

      Clean Bowled

  • 24. 
    India recently signed a Currency Swap Agreement with which of the following countries?
    • A. 

      USA

    • B. 

      Pakistan

    • C. 

      Japan

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      Australia

  • 25. 
    What is the full form of the term ASBA?
    • A. 

      Allotment Supported by Blocked Amount

    • B. 

      Application Supported by Bank Amount

    • C. 

      Allotment Supported by Bank Account

    • D. 

      Application Supported by Blocked Amount

    • E. 

      Allotment and Social Banking Amount

  • 26. 
    Dipika Pallikal, who won an international tournament recently in Hong Kong is a
    • A. 

      Golf player

    • B. 

      Badminton player

    • C. 

      Squash player

    • D. 

      Swimmer

    • E. 

      Table Tennis player

  • 27. 
    The term "Deficit Financing" means the Government borrows money from the
    • A. 

      IMF

    • B. 

      Local bodies

    • C. 

      RBI

    • D. 

      Large corporates

    • E. 

      Public at large

  • 28. 
    Regional Rural Banks
    • A. 

      Have limited area of operation and access to refinance from NABARD

    • B. 

      Are required to lend only to weaker sections

    • C. 

      Are mandated to do only narrow banking

    • D. 

      Can only extend agricultural loans

    • E. 

      Have unrestricted area of operation

  • 29. 
    Ms Christine Lagarde is holding which of the following positions at present?
    • A. 

      Chief of Asian Development Bank

    • B. 

      Chief of International Monetary Fund

    • C. 

      Chancellor of Germany

    • D. 

      Chief of Morgan Stanley

    • E. 

      Chief of World Bank

  • 30. 
    What is the present reverse REPO rate?
    • A. 

      7.5%

    • B. 

      8.5%

    • C. 

      8%

    • D. 

      6.5%

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 31. 
    General Assembly elections were held in which of the following North East states in January 2012?
    • A. 

      Assam

    • B. 

      Meghalaya

    • C. 

      Arunachal Pradesh

    • D. 

      Manipur

    • E. 

      Tripura

  • 32. 
    What is the full form of the term FDI?
    • A. 

      Foreign Direct Investment

    • B. 

      Foreign Diverse Investment

    • C. 

      Fixed Deposit Investment

    • D. 

      Floating Deposit Investment

    • E. 

      Financial Derivatives in India

  • 33. 
    The erstwhile UTI Bank is presently known as
    • A. 

      ING Vysya Bank

    • B. 

      Yes Bank

    • C. 

      Indusind Bank

    • D. 

      Axis Bank

    • E. 

      IDBI Bank

  • 34. 
    Which of the following telecom giants recently won its case against the Income Tax Department?
    • A. 

      Bharti Airtel

    • B. 

      Vodafone

    • C. 

      Ldea Cellular

    • D. 

      Reliance Communications

    • E. 

      Tata Telecom

  • 35. 
    Which of the following countries recently attained the status of world's sixth largest economy?
    • A. 

      Russia

    • B. 

      Japan

    • C. 

      China

    • D. 

      India

    • E. 

      Brazil

  • 36. 
    Which of the following countries decided to withdraw from Kyoto Protocol?
    • A. 

      Canada

    • B. 

      Russia

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      USA

    • E. 

      China

  • 37. 
    Which of the following is NOT a Banking or Finance Company?
    • A. 

      Barclay

    • B. 

      Lufthansa

    • C. 

      BNP Paribas

    • D. 

      American Express

    • E. 

      HSBC

  • 38. 
    India and Russia were having some differences over which of the following nuclear power plants?
    • A. 

      Kaiga

    • B. 

      Kudankulam

    • C. 

      Rawatbhata

    • D. 

      Narora

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 39. 
    Excise duty is a tax levied on which of the following?
    • A. 

      Production of goods

    • B. 

      Purchase of goods

    • C. 

      Export of goods

    • D. 

      Sale of goods

    • E. 

      Movement of goods beyond municipal limits

  • 40. 
    "India and Pakistan started fresh talks on, conventional CBM" was the news in all major newspapers. What does the letter 'M' denote in the term 'CBM' as used above?
    • A. 

      Money

    • B. 

      Mechanism

    • C. 

      Modalities

    • D. 

      Measures

    • E. 

      Memorial

  • 41. 
    Which of the following is the unit of electrical current?
    • A. 

      Bar

    • B. 

      Calorie

    • C. 

      Ampere

    • D. 

      Decibel

    • E. 

      Angstrom

  • 42. 
    Global Meet on Emerging Economies was organised in December 2011 in
    • A. 

      New Delhi

    • B. 

      Dhaka

    • C. 

      Islamabad

    • D. 

      Kathmandu

    • E. 

      Capetown

  • 43. 
    Which of the following awards is given to the coaches of sportspersons?
    • A. 

      Kalidas Samman

    • B. 

      Dronacharya Award

    • C. 

      ArjunaAward

    • D. 

      Dada Saheb Phalke Award

    • E. 

      Saraswati Sam man

  • 44. 
    Which of the following countries recently agreed to sell Uranium to India?
    • A. 

      Australia

    • B. 

      USA

    • C. 

      Iran

    • D. 

      Germany

    • E. 

      Bangladesh

  • 45. 
    Which of the following schemes launched by the Government of India is aimed at developing rural infrastructure?
    • A. 

      MNREGA

    • B. 

      ASHA

    • C. 

      Bharat Nirman

    • D. 

      Operation Flood

    • E. 

      Operation Black board

  • 46. 
    Who among the following is a famous Sportsperson?
    • A. 

      Dhanush

    • B. 

      Saina Nehwal

    • C. 

      Charles Correa

    • D. 

      Ajit Singh

    • E. 

      Kim Jong-Un

  • 47. 
    Speed of a ship is expressed in
    • A. 

      Kilometre

    • B. 

      Horsepower

    • C. 

      Ohm

    • D. 

      Knot

    • E. 

      Coulomb

  • 48. 
    USA and some other European countries recently imposed fresh sanctions on which of the following countries as they are not in favour of its nuclear advancement?
    • A. 

      Iraq

    • B. 

      Pakistan

    • C. 

      India

    • D. 

      Iran

    • E. 

      Kuwait

  • 49. 
    Who among the following has written the book Dr Zhivago?
    • A. 

      Pearl S Buck

    • B. 

      HG Wells

    • C. 

      Saul Bellow

    • D. 

      Emile Zola

    • E. 

      Boris Pasternak

  • 50. 
    Yoshihiko Noda was on a visit to India recently. He is the present Prime Minister of
    • A. 

      Myanmar

    • B. 

      South Korea

    • C. 

      North Korea

    • D. 

      Japan

    • E. 

      None of these