State Bank Of India Clerk Grade Exam 2014 Section- General Awareness

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State Bank Of India Clerk Grade Exam 2014 Section- General Awareness

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which State government has recently raised the retirement age of State Election Commissioner (SEC)?
    • A. 

      Madhya Pradesh

    • B. 

      Uttar Pradesh

    • C. 

      Rajasthan

    • D. 

      Gujarat

    • E. 

      Bihar

  • 2. 
    The Caparo Group has won the 'International Business of the Year Award 2014' at the 'Asian Business Awards Midlands' in Birmingham. The group is founded by leading NRI industrialist
    • A. 

      SP Singh Oberoi

    • B. 

      Srichand Hinduja

    • C. 

      Gopichand Hinduja

    • D. 

      Lord Swarj Paul

    • E. 

      Lakshmi Mittal

  • 3. 
    Which of the following is part of the Core Sector?
    • A. 

      Textiles

    • B. 

      Chemicals

    • C. 

      Real Estate

    • D. 

      Machine Manufacturing

    • E. 

      Food Processing

  • 4. 
    'National Institute of Bank Management' is the institution meant for
    • A. 

      All those given as options

    • B. 

      Providing management personnel to the banks

    • C. 

      Training of bank employees in banking

    • D. 

      Providing consultancy on best practices in bank management

    • E. 

      Recruitment of bank employees at all levels

  • 5. 
    Recently, India has decided to introduce plastic currency notes. A number of other countries are already using plastic notes, but the pioneer in this field, is
    • A. 

      Sweden

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      France

    • D. 

      United States of America

    • E. 

      Australia

  • 6. 
    What is the present Lok Sabha Consituency of Sushma Swaraj?
    • A. 

      Ambala

    • B. 

      Delhi

    • C. 

      BellaryVidisha

    • D. 

      Vidisha

    • E. 

      Bhopal

  • 7. 
    As per the rankings released by the UNCTAD in its World Investment Report 2014 in respect of most favoured destinations for investment by transnational corporations, India stands at the
    • A. 

      Fifth position

    • B. 

      Third position

    • C. 

      Seventh position

    • D. 

      Fourth position

    • E. 

      Sixth position

  • 8. 
    Telangana was recently became the 29th State of India. Which of the following statements regarding the State is not true?
    • A. 

      It shares boundaries with Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra

    • B. 

      It is the 13th largest State of the country in terms of population

    • C. 

      It is the first State to be carved out on a linguistic basis

    • D. 

      It is the 12th largest State of the country in terms of area

    • E. 

      It has 119 seats in the Assembly and 40 seats in the Council

  • 9. 
    During FIFA World Cup 2014, which player has broke the record of leading goal scorer in the World Cup Tournaments?
    • A. 

      Lionel Messi (Argentina)

    • B. 

      Phillip Lahm (Germany)

    • C. 

      Paul Pogba (France)

    • D. 

      Cristiano Ronaldo (portugal)

    • E. 

      Miroslav Klose (Germany)

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is a sovereign instrument with a fixed coupon (payable on a specified date or half yearly) issued by Reserve Bank for market borrowing programme of the government of India?
    • A. 

      Fixed deposits

    • B. 

      Dated government securities

    • C. 

      Debentures

    • D. 

      Bonds

    • E. 

      Equit shares of PSBs

  • 11. 
    As per a notification recently published in the gazette by the Union Water Resources Ministry, the new Chairman of the Cauvery Water Disputes tribunal, is
    • A. 

      Justice B. Rajendran

    • B. 

      Justice BS Chauhan

    • C. 

      Justice BR Sarangi

    • D. 

      Justice BN Kripal

    • E. 

      Justice BN Srikrishna

  • 12. 
    The minister for 'Health and Family Welfare' in the Union Cabinet, is
    • A. 

      Maneka Gandhi

    • B. 

      Uma Bharati

    • C. 

      Sushma Swaraj

    • D. 

      Dr. Harsha Vardhan

    • E. 

      Dr. Najma Heptulla

  • 13. 
    A bond issued at a price less than its face value and payable on its due date at its face value bearing no Rate of Interest (RoI) is called
    • A. 

      Preference Bond

    • B. 

      Zero Coupon Bond

    • C. 

      Convertible Bond

    • D. 

      Perpetual Bond

    • E. 

      Sovereign Bond

  • 14. 
    Dibang Hydro Power Project which has recently been rejected by the statutory green panel on the grounds that it involves diversion of biodiversity rich forest land and felling of trees is proposed in State of
    • A. 

      Asom

    • B. 

      Sikkim

    • C. 

      Arunachal Pradesh

    • D. 

      Manipur

    • E. 

      West Bengal

  • 15. 
    AXIS Bank was formerly known as
    • A. 

      YES Bank

    • B. 

      UTI Bank

    • C. 

      City Union Bank

    • D. 

      HDFC Bank

    • E. 

      Centurian Bank

  • 16. 
    In which of the following States there is no Regional Rural Bank?
    • A. 

      Karnataka

    • B. 

      Goa

    • C. 

      Uttarakhand

    • D. 

      Himachal Pradesh

    • E. 

      Punjab

  • 17. 
    The company Associated Journals Limited (AJL) is the publisher of now-defunct daily newspaper
    • A. 

      Young India

    • B. 

      The Independent

    • C. 

      Amrit Bazaar patrika

    • D. 

      National Herald

    • E. 

      Bombay Chronicle

  • 18. 
    One rupee note bears the signature os
    • A. 

      President of India

    • B. 

      Vice-President of India

    • C. 

      Finance Secretary

    • D. 

      Finance Minister

    • E. 

      Commerce Minister

  • 19. 
    As per Census-2011, the total urban population of India is 377.1 million. The State having the highest urban population of 50.8 million (13.5% of country's urban population), is
    • A. 

      Uttarakhand

    • B. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • C. 

      Uttar Pradesh

    • D. 

      Maharashtra

    • E. 

      Gujarat

  • 20. 
    A cheque bearing the date earlier than the date of submission to the bank, is known as
    • A. 

      Bearer Cheque

    • B. 

      State Cheque

    • C. 

      Crossed Cheque

    • D. 

      Post Dated Cheque

    • E. 

      Anti Dated Cheque

  • 21. 
    The next Commonwealth Summit in 2015 shall be held in
    • A. 

      Malta

    • B. 

      India

    • C. 

      Sri Lanka

    • D. 

      Maldives

    • E. 

      Mauritius

  • 22. 
    The biggest Indian cultural festival showcasing Indian performing arts, modern Indian art, Buddhist artifacts and heritage, food and films, etc., is being organised in 12 cities of
    • A. 

      China

    • B. 

      Europe

    • C. 

      Australia

    • D. 

      Russia

    • E. 

      Japan

  • 23. 
    Liquidity is injected by the RBI in the economy through which of the following mechanisms?
    • A. 

      Change in Bank Rate

    • B. 

      Repo

    • C. 

      Increases in SLR

    • D. 

      Through Liquidity Adjustment Facility

    • E. 

      Increase in CRR

  • 24. 
    Which of the following institutions has recently been allowed mandate for grant of Banking licence by the RBI?
    • A. 

      Bandhan Finance

    • B. 

      IDFC

    • C. 

      LIC Housing

    • D. 

      L & T Finance

    • E. 

      M & M Finance

  • 25. 
    A Credit Guarantee Trust Fund has been set-up for guaranteeing collateral free facilities by lending institutions to small scale industries. This fund is being managed by which of the following institutions?
    • A. 

      IDBI

    • B. 

      NABARD

    • C. 

      SBI

    • D. 

      SIDBI

    • E. 

      RBI