SBI PO Recruitment Exam 2013: General Awareness Interactive Free Practice Set

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  • 1. 
    Name the bank with which the Reserve Bank of India on 4 December 2012 signed a three year Bilateral Swap Arrangement (BSA) for swapping of the local currencies to address short-term liquidity problems.
    • A. 

      Bank of Australia

    • B. 

      Bank of Scotland

    • C. 

      Bank of Japan

    • D. 

      None Of these

    • E. 

      Bank of America

  • 2. 
    State Bank of India (SBI), the largest lender of India on 5 December 2012 announced about its expectation of infusion of what amount from the government in 2012-2013 fiscal year?
    • A. 

      4000 Crore rupees

    • B. 

      3000 crore rupees

    • C. 

      2500 crore rupees

    • D. 

      3500 crore rupees

    • E. 

      5000 crore rupees

  • 3. 
    Infosys decided to transfer listing of American shares of the company from Nasdaq to an stock exchange. Name the particular stock exchange.
    • A. 

      Bombay Stock Exchange

    • B. 

      Hong Kong Stock Exchange

    • C. 

      Taiwan stock Exchange

    • D. 

      New York Stock Exchange

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 4. 
    Which Government body on 29 November 2012 dismissed appeals of two Sahara companies- Sahara India Real Estate Corp (SIRECL) and Sahara Housing Investment Corp (SHICL) against SEBI?
    • A. 

      Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT)

    • B. 

      Primary Market Advisory Committee

    • C. 

      Mutual Fund Advisory Committee

    • D. 

      Derivatives Market Review Committee

    • E. 

      None of These

  • 5. 
    Eight core sectors of the Indian Economy grew by how much percent in the eight-month high in October 2012-2013 as compare with the 0.4 percent in same time period last year?
    • A. 

      6.5 Percent

    • B. 

      5 Percent

    • C. 

      3.5 percent

    • D. 

      4.5 Percent

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 6. 
    The leading software services exporter of India posted a very strong, unexpected 23 percent increase in the quarterly profit for October to December 2012 quarter. What is the name of this company?
    • A. 

      Wipro

    • B. 

      Tata Consultancy Services

    • C. 

      IBM

    • D. 

      Satyam

    • E. 

      Birla

  • 7. 
    Air India on 17 January 2013 grounded the fleet of all six Boeing 787 dreamliners after US federal agency asked its airlines to ground the Boeing 787. What was the reason for grounding the fleet?
    • A. 

      Employees went on strike

    • B. 

      No funds for fuel

    • C. 

      Safety hazard

    • D. 

      All of above

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 8. 
    The Japanese automaker on 16 January 2013 launched a five-speed automatic version of the Fortuner SUV for 22.33 lakh rupees (ex-showroom New Delhi). What is the name of this Japanese automaker?
    • A. 

      Toyota Kirloskar Motor

    • B. 

      Nissan

    • C. 

      General Motors

    • D. 

      Volkswagen

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
    Which airways company in the month of January 2013 entered into a partnership with Centrum Direct to offer Foreign Exchange Services to guests travelling abroad?
    • A. 

      Spice

    • B. 

      Kingfisher

    • C. 

      Indian Airlines

    • D. 

      Jet Airways

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 10. 
    Which online marketplace on 18 January 2013 tied up with Mahindra & Mahindra for selling of its two-wheelers to customers on the site?
    • A. 

      E-bay.com

    • B. 

      Myntra.com

    • C. 

      Snapdeal.com

    • D. 

      Amazon.com

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 11. 
    Which one of the following is true?
    • A. 

      State Bank of India is the sole authority, which manages currency in India

    • B. 

      Any nationalized bank is the prime authority to issue and manage currency in India

    • C. 

      A Cooperative Bank is the sole authority to issue and manage currency in India

    • D. 

      Reserve Bank of India is the sole authority to issue and manage currency in India

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 12. 
    Interest payable on saving bank account is
    • A. 

      Not regulated by Reserve Bank of India

    • B. 

      Regulated by State Government

    • C. 

      Regulated by Central Government

    • D. 

      Regulated by RBI

    • E. 

      Regulated by Finance Minister

  • 13. 
    Bank Accounts are allowed to be operated by cheque in respect of
    • A. 

      Both saving bank accounts and fixed deposit accounts

    • B. 

      Saving bank accounts and loan accounts

    • C. 

      Both saving bank account and loan account

    • D. 

      Both saving bank account and cash account only

    • E. 

      Both current accounts and fixed deposits accounts

  • 14. 
    Which one of the following is true statement?
    • A. 

      Generally no interest is paid on current account deposit account

    • B. 

      Interest is paid on current account at the similar rate as term deposit account

    • C. 

      The rate of interest on current account and saving account are the same

    • D. 

      No interest is paid on any deposit by the bank

    • E. 

      Saving deposit are the same as current deposit

  • 15. 
    Fixed and recurring deposits of banks are
    • A. 

      Repayable after an agreed period

    • B. 

      Repayable on demand

    • C. 

      Not repayable

    • D. 

      Repayable after death of depositors

    • E. 

      Repayable on demand or after an agreed period as per bank’s choice

  • 16. 
    Which one of the following is not a money market instrument?
    • A. 

      Treasury bill

    • B. 

      Commercial paper

    • C. 

      Repurchase Agreement

    • D. 

      Certificate of deposit

    • E. 

      Shares and Bonds

  • 17. 
    Which one of the following is the largest shareholder of nationalized bank?
    • A. 

      RBI

    • B. 

      NABARD

    • C. 

      LICI

    • D. 

      Government of India

    • E. 

      IBA

  • 18. 
    Distribution of insurance products and insurance policies by banks as corporate agents is known as
    • A. 

      General Insurance

    • B. 

      Bancassurance

    • C. 

      Insurance Banking

    • D. 

      Deposit insurance

    • E. 

      Non Life insurance

  • 19. 
    Banks in our country normally publicise that additional interest rate is allowed on retail domestic term deposits of
    • A. 

      Minors

    • B. 

      Married woman

    • C. 

      Senior citizen

    • D. 

      Government employees

    • E. 

      Rural residents

  • 20. 
    Interest on saving bank account is now calculated by banks on
    • A. 

      Minimum balance during the month

    • B. 

      Minimum balance from 7th to last day of the month

    • C. 

      Minimum balance from 10th to last day of the month

    • D. 

      Maximum balance during the month

    • E. 

      Daily product basis

  • 21. 
    KB (computer abbreviation) means
    • A. 

      Key Block

    • B. 

      Kernel Boot

    • C. 

      Key Byte

    • D. 

      Kit Bit

    • E. 

      Kilo Byte

  • 22. 
    A…………………is a term used when a search engine returns in Web Page that matches the search criteria.
    • A. 

      Blog

    • B. 

      Hit

    • C. 

      Link

    • D. 

      View

    • E. 

      Success

  • 23. 
    What is the permanent memory built in the computer system called?
    • A. 

      RAM

    • B. 

      Floppy

    • C. 

      CPU

    • D. 

      CD-Rom

    • E. 

      ROM

  • 24. 
    Which one of the following is default view in Excel?
    • A. 

      Work

    • B. 

      Auto

    • C. 

      Normal

    • D. 

      Roman

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 25. 
    Which is the process of dividing the disk into tracks and sectors?
    • A. 

      Tracking

    • B. 

      Formatting

    • C. 

      Crashing

    • D. 

      Allotting

    • E. 

      None of these