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Sunday, October 31, 2010

IDBI Bank PO Exam 2005 - Quantitative Aptitute Online Test - Part 1

Qs. 1-4. In the following number series only one number is wrong. Find out the wrong number.

1. 14, 13, 22, 55, 212, 1035
55  13  212  22  None of these
 

2. 217, 224, 213, 226, zveweeeeeeee, 228
213  226  210  228  None of these
 

3. 153, 495, 712, 837, 901, 928
712  837  901  928  None of these
 

4. 488, 245, 124, 64, 35, 20.25
124  64  245  35  None of these
 

5. A 250 metres long train crosses a platform in 10
seconds. What is the speed of the train?
25 metres/second  20 metres/second  22 metres/second  Cannot be determined  None of these
 

6. The compound interest earned on an amount of Rs 15,000 at the end of 3 years is Rs 3895.68. What is the rate of interest p.c.p.a.?
6.5  12  None of these
 

7. 16 men can complete a piece of work in 8 days. 20 women take 16 days to complete the same piece of work. 12 men and 10 women work together for 6 days. How many more days would 10 women alone require to complete the remaining piece of work?
10  16  None of these
 

8. In how many different ways can the letters of the word ‘FORMULATE’ be arranged?
81,000   40,320   3,62,880  1,53,420   None of these
 

9. The frogs in a pond increase by 10% at the end of every year. If at the start of the year 2004, there were 2,14,000 frogs in the pond, then what would be the number of frogs in the pond by the end of the year 2006?
2,35,400   2,68,940   2,64,328  2,98,644   None of these
 

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IDBI Bank Po Exam 2005 - Quantitative Aptitute Online Test - Part 2

Q. 10-14. In each of these questions, two equations
are given. You have to solve these equations and find out
the values of x and y and Give answer If
(1) x(2) x>y
(3) x = y
(4) x = y
(5) x=y or if the relationship cannot be established

10. I. 12x2 = 6x
II. y + x2 = 0.45
5
 

11. I. x = 6.25
II. y2 = 6.25
5
 

12. I. 20x2 - 33x + 7 = 0
II. y = 0.0625
5
 

13. I. 6x2 + 28x + 16 = 0
II. 14y2 + 15y + 4 = 0
5
 

14. I. 4x + 3y = 16
II. 2x + 4y = 13
5
 

15. On children’s day sweets were to be equally distributed amongst 540 children. But on that particular day, 120 children were absent. Thus, each child got 4 sweets extra. How many sweets was each child originally supposed to get?
18  25  14  20  None of these
 

16. A boat covers a distance of 24 kms in 10 hours downstream. To cover the same distance upstream, the boat takes two hours longer. What is the speed of the boat in still waters?
2 km/hr  2.8 km/hr  4 km/hr  4.2 km/hr  None of these
 

17. The circumference of a circle is equal to the perimeter of a square whose area is 121 sq cms. What is the area of the circle?
44 sq cms  154 sq cms  121 sq cms  Cannot be determined  None of these
 

18. Sonia started a business by investing Rs 60,000. Six months later Vivek joined her by investing Rs 1,40,000. After one year Kirti joined them by investing Rs 1,20,000. At the end of two years from the commencement of the business, they earn a profit of Rs 4,50,000. What is Vivek’s share in the profit?
Rs 1,40,000  Rs 1,98,500  Rs 2,15,000  Rs 2,10,000  None of these
 

19. An urn contains 4 green and 7 blue marbles. If three marbles are picked at random, what is the probability that only two of them are blue?
49/55  7/11  28/55  11/28  None of these
 

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IDBI Bank Po Exam 2005 - Quantitative Aptitute Online Test - Part 3

Qs. 20-24. What should come in place of the question
mark (?) in the following questions?

20. 1(3/4) + 1(5/8) + 2(4/5) + 1/2 = ?
2(7/40)  1(7/40)  2(3/40)  1(3/40)  None of these
 

21. 14 × 18.6 ÷ 12 + 19.3 = ?
41  33.5  291.9  8.32  None of these
 

22. 8^4.2 × 64^2.1 × 7^8.4 × 56^3.5 = 56^?
18.2  9.8  11.9  12.6  None of these
 

23. (4)^2 + (3)^2 = sqrt(?)
25  125  425  None of these
 

24. 53% of 120 + 25% of 862 = ?% of 500
42.50  55.82  63.68  38.89  None of these
 

Qs. 25-29. Each of the questions below consists of a
question and two statements numbered I and II are given
below it. You have to decide whether the data provided in
the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read
both the statements and give answer:
(1) if the data in Statement I alone is sufficient to
answer the question, while the data in Statement
II alone is not sufficient to answer the question.
(2) if the data in statement II alone is sufficient to
answer the question, while the data in Statement
I alone is not sufficient to answer the question.
(3) if the data in Statement I alone or in Statement II
alone is sufficient to answer the question.
(4) if the data in both the Statements I and II are not
sufficient to answer the question.
(5) if the data in both the Statements I and II together
are necessary to answer the question.

25. What is the area of the square?
I. Measure of the diagonal of the square is 80 cms.
II. The perimeter of the square is equal to the circumference of a circle.
5
 

26. What is Asha’s present salary?
I. Her salary increases every year by 15 per cent.
II. She joined the organization seven years ago.
5
 

27. What is the rate of interest p.c.p.a.?
I. The compound interest acurred on an amount of Rs 1,500 at the end of 2 years is Rs 660.
II. An amount doubles itself in 5 years with simple interest.
5
 

28. What is the total staff strength of the organization?
I. 75% of the staff consists of male employees.
II. The ratio of female to male employees in the organization is 1 : 3 respectively.
5
 

29. What is the two digit number?
I. The sum of the two digits of the number is 8.
II. The number obtained by interchanging the two digits of the number is lesser than the original number by 18.
5
 

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IDBI Bank Po Exam 2005 - Quantitative Aptitute Online Test - Part 4

Qs. 30-34. Study the table carefully to answer the following questions: Percentage of marks obtained by six students in six different subjects



30. What are the approximate average marks obtained by all students in Hindi?
45  51  62  59  66
 

31. What is the respective ratio of marks obtained by students A, B and C together in Maths to the marks obtained by students D, E and F together in Marathi?
7 : 22  23 : 7  23 : 4  4 : 21  None of these
 

32. Which student has scored the second highest in all the subjects together?
None of these
 

33. In order to pass the exam, if the students need minimum 75 marks in Social Studies and minimum 85 marks in Science, how many students have passed the exam?
None  One  Two  Three  None of these
 

34. What is the percentage of marks obtained by B in all the subjects together? (rounded off to two digits after decimal)
68.62  66.83  69.24  64.84  None of these
 

Qs. 35-38. Study the graph carefully to answer the
following questions:



35. If the profit of Company B in the year 2003 was Rs 7,83,000, then what was its profit in the year 2000?
Rs 2,25,000  3,75,000  Rs 4,16,000  Rs 4,05,000  None of these
 

36. What is the approximate average per cent profit of Company B over the years?
58  40  53  62  46
 

37. If the profit of Company A in the year 1999 was Rs 1.5 lakhs, what was its profit in the year 2001?
Rs 2.65 lakhs  Rs 4.25 lakhs  Rs 3.15 lakhs  Rs 4.90 lakhs  None of these
 

38. Which of the following statements is definitely true?
Company B has made more profit than Company A in the year 2003.  Profit made by Company A and Company B in the year 2000 is the same.  Increase in per cent rise in profit of Company B in the year 1999 from the previous year is 10 per cent.  Company A has made lowest profit in the year 1999.  Profit of Company A remained the same in the year 1999 and 2000.
 

39. What is the per cent increase in per cent rise in profit of Company A in the year 2001 from the previous year?
15  20  10  25  None of these
 

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IDBI Bank Po Exam 2005 - Quantitative Aptitute Online Test - Part 5

Qs. 40-44. Study the table carefully to answer the
following questions:



40. What is the respective ratio of number of ball bearing manufactured by Company R in the year 1999 to those manufactured by Company T in the year 2003?
16 : 17  17 : 16  23 : 21  21 : 23  None of these
 

41. What is the approximate per cent increase in the number of ball bearings manufactured by Company P in he year 2004, from the previous year?
143  157  59  122  94
 

42. What is the average number of ball bearings manufactured by all companies together in the year 2002?
3360000  336000000  3360000000  33600000  None of these
 

43. Number of ball bearings manufactured by Company Q in the year 2000 is approximately what per cent of the total number of ball bearings manufactured by it in all the years together?
24  32  11  29  17
 

44. How many more ball bearings need to be manufactured by Company S in the year 2004 to make the ratio between the number of ball bearings manufactured by Company S to those manufactured by Company U in the year 2004, 54 : 83 respectively?
80000000  2500000  34000000  5000000  None of these
 

Qs. 45-49. Study the pie-chart carefully to answer the
following questions:



45. What is the total number of men studying in the Institute?
1665  2421  2025  1954  None of these
 

46. Number of women studying Marketing are approximately what per cent of the total number of students in the Institute?
12  15  2
 

47. What is the total number of men studying Banking and International Business?
1125  297  1015  594  None of these
 

48. Number of women studying Finance are what percent of the number of men studying the same?
80  65  95  70  None of these
 

49. In which specialisation do the maximum number of women study?
HR  IT  Marketing  Finance  None of these
 

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Saturday, October 30, 2010

Nabard Bank Officers Exam 2008 - General Awareness Online Test - Part 5

41. The Govt. of India recently gave its clearance to the new Agriculture scheme which will provide additional central assistance to the agri. sector. What is/are the main points of this scheme ?
1. Public Investment in agriculture sector will be banned.
2. Govt. will help state govts. to achieve the targeted growth rates in agri. sector.
3. State Govt. will get Rs. 40,000 crores to provide subsidy to agri. sector.
Only 1 is correct  Only 2 is correct  Only 3 is correct  Both 1 and 2 are correct  None is correct
 

42. Who amongst the following are the members of BRIC the summit of which was organized recently ?
1. India
2. Indonesia
3. Brazil
Only 1  Only 2  Only 3  Both 1 and 2  Both 1 and 3
 

43. Abuja Declaration was in news a few months back. This is the pact signed between which of the following two nations ?
India-Sudan  Sudan-China  India-China  Nigeria-Nepal  India-Nigeria
 

44. USA recently decided to slap few sanctions against Iran which include ouster of Iranian military and banking institutions from US financial system. Why did US resort to such harsh steps against Iran ?
1. Iran’s alleged support to Pakistan’s military rule.
2. Iran’s support to terrorism and nuclear programme.
3. Iran is against any financial help to Iraq as both are old enemies.
Only 1  Only 2  Only 3  Both 1 and 2  All 1, 2 and 3
 

45. As reported in the newspapers Aung San Suu Kyi has agreed to cooperate with the military ruler of her country. She is a citizen of-
Nepal  Myanmar  Brazil  Indonesia  Hong Kong
 

46. India won Future Cup Twenty-20 cricket match held in October 2007 in Mumbai. The match was played against-
Pakistan  England  South Africa  New Zealand  Australia
 

47. Who amongst the following is not one of the Nobel Prize Winners of 2007 ?
Ms. Doris Lessing  Albert Fert  Roger B. Myerson  Al Gore  Yulia Sindzeyeva
 

48. Who amongst the following won the Man Booker Prize 2007 ?
K. Narayana Kurup  Eric S. Maskin  Mario R. Capecchi  Anne Enright  None of these
 

49. Who amongst the following was made the Chairman/Chairperson of the National Land Reforms
Commission ?
Somnath Chatterjee  Manmohan Singh  Smt. Sonia Gandhi  Murli Deora  None of these
 

50. The prestigious Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development for 2006 was recently conferred upon-
Prof. Wangari Maathai  Mr. Kevin Rudd  Mr. Ratan Tata  Mr. Mahmoud Abbas  None of these
 

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Nabard Bank Officers Exam 2008 - General Awareness Online Test - Part 4

31. As we all see every now and then many countries are in the race of launching space shuttles or rockets or satellites. What exactly are the benefits of space programmes which otherwise are very costly affairs for the countries ?
1. It is nothing but a fun to have a visit to space. It has no real benefit as such.
2. Humanity can be served/benefited by getting data on weather, disaster alerts and/or resource centres connected through satellites.
3. Since earth is no longer a place to live we have to find out a place where in the next few years we can shift and survive. Such programmes help us in all this.
Only 1  Only 2  Only 3  Both 1 and 2  None of these
 

32. As we all see oil prices have a special place in economic folklore. Almost all countries keep an eagle eye on the oil prices in the international market. Why is oil so important for the countries and their economies to survive ? [Pick up the correct statement(s)]
1. Two nastiest global recessions of the recent decades were preceded by huge and sudden rises in prices of oil, first in 1973 and then in 1979. Leaders are scared of their repetition.
2. What makes oil so special is that it is a uniquely dense and portable form of energy. It is not easy to switch to alternatives very quickly, hence any disruptions to supply are damaging for economies.
3. Oil exporting countries are most powerful and violent nations. Countries do not want to invite trouble with them.
Only 1  Only 2  Only 3  Both 1 and 2  All 1, 2 and 3
 

33. Which of the following is the name of Tata’s small car launched recently ?
Micro  Sapna  Nano  Lakhtakia  None of these
 

34. The House of Representatives of USA recently approved a US$ 50 billion War Funding Bill. If passed it would require President Bush to start withdrawing troops from-
Iraq  Pakistan  Sudan  China  South Africa
 

35. The public protest on which of the following issues recently brought the whole of the France to a near standstill for the second time in a month ?
1. Irregularities in Presidential elections held in 2007.
2. President Sarkozy’s plan to reform public sector pensions.
3. France’s support to USA on Iraq’s rebuilding
Only 1  Only 3  Only 2  Both 1 and 3  None of these
 

36. Who amongst the following was adjudged as Miss Earth-Air 2007 ?
Pooja Chitgopekar  Pooja Gupta  Amruta Patki  Sarah Jane Dias  None of these
 

37. As per the news which appeared in newspapers/magazines thousands of civilians have to flee the fighting in North Kivu province as there is a war going on between the army of the country and rebels of General Laurent Nkunda. This is the story of which of the following countries ?
Congo  Sudan  Mozambique  Argentina  None of these
 

38. About 20,000 students demonstrated against plans to President Hugo Chavez to change the constitution of the country. Chavez is the President of-
Sudan  Congo  Venezuela  Poland  None of these
 

39. Govt. of India recently announced its action plan on Sachchar Committee Report. What actions are being taken on the report ?
1. Govt. to bear all expenses of poor students who get into top institutions on merit basis.
2. Revision of Madarsa Modernization programme.
3. Special Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme for minority population.
Only 1 is correct  Only 2 is correct  Both 1 and 2 are correct  Only 3 is correct  All 1, 2 and 3 are correct
 

40. As we read in the newspapers the 123 Agreement with USA will have strategic implications on India. Which of the following is/are these implications ?
1. India will get recognition as a state with advanced nuclear technology.
2. The deal will not be offered to Pakistan.
3. India will be free to develop nuclear weapon for its military purposes.
Only 1 is correct  Only 2 is correct  Both 1 and 2 are correct  Only 3 is correct  None is correct
 

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Nabard Bank Officers Exam 2008 - General Awareness Online Test - Part 3

21. Many a time we read in newspapers about the “Doha Round” of talks. It was related with the talks of which of the following organizations ?
European Union  World Trade Organization (WTO)  International Atomic Energy Agencies (IAEA)  G-8 talks  None of these
 

22. Dinar is the currency of which of the following countries ?
Sudan  Myanmar  Afghanistan  Pakistan  None of these
 

23. The former President of Mozambique Joaquim Chissano was honoured by the first ever international prize to an African leader, the prestigious “Mo Ibrahim Leadership Prize”. The Prize was given to him in 2007 October. What was the contribution of Chissano owing to which he was selected for the same ? (Pick up the correct statement)1. He was instrumental in bringing peace, reconciliation, stable democracy and economic progress to Mozambique.
2. He played a crucial role in diffusing tension between Iran and IAEA over the issue of Iran’s nuclear facilities.
3. He played a crucial role in diffusing conflict between India and some western countries over the issue of subsidy to agriculture in WTO conference held in 2007.
Only 1  Only 2  Only 3  Both 1 and 2  All 1, 2 and 3
 

24. Who amongst the following Indian leaders became the second World Leader to receive the British Royal Society’s prestigious King Charles II Medal ? (Given in October 2007)
Dr. Manmohan Singh  Mrs. Sonia Gandhi  Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam  Dr. M. S. Swaminathan  None of these
 

25. The “Outstanding Business Leader Award-2007” was given to whom amongst the following in October 2007 ?
Lakshmi Mittal  Sunil Bharti Mittal  Rahul Bajaj  Kumar Mangalam Birla  None of these
 

26. The Doing Business Report, an international publication, is published every year by which of the following organization(s) ?
1. World Bank
2. WTO
3. Reserve Bank of India
Only 1  Only 2  Only 3  Both 1 and 2  All 1, 2 and 3
 

27. The fourth Military World Games-2007 were organized in which of the following places in India ?
New Delhi  Hyderabad  Jaipur  Bangalore  Cochin
 

28. The 47th Open National Athletic Championship 2007 was organized in which of the following places ?
Jamshedpur  New Delhi  Lucknow  Bangalore  None of these
 

29. Who amongst the following is not a famous Lawn tennis player ?
Roger Federer  Leander Paes  Svetlana Kuznetsova  Justin Henin  Kimi Raikkonen
 

30. Lot of discussion is going on these days on the issue of ‘Participatory Note’ (P Notes) used in financial sector/money market. What is Participatory Note ? [Pick up the correct statement(s)]
1. It is nothing but another name of the banking operation by which banks exchange Indian Rupees into US Dollars without depositing a single rupee in the account of the party who are
NRIs. The entire operation is carried out by the banks solely on the basis of the credit and goodwill of the NRI party.
2. It is an offshore derivative instrument used by overseas buyers/investors who buy shares of Indian companies listed in Indian Stock Exchange anonymously.
3. It is nothing but a type of undertaking given to the banks that they should continue investing money in stock markets on behalf of the NRIs and in case the market crashes NRI’s will make the losses good without delay.
Only 1  Only 2  Only 3  Both 1 and 2  All 1, 2 and 3
 

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Nabard Bank Officers Exam 2008 - General Awareness Online Test - Part 2

11. The N. D. Kumaraswamy Govt. came into minority in Karnataka because one segment of the coalition government withdrew its support from it in October 2007. Which of the following was that segment ?
SP  Congress  BSP  Telugu Desam  None of these
 

12. The newly elected President of which of the following countries took over the charge from her husband who was the President of the country immediately prior to the general presidential elections there ?
Pakistan  Sri Lanka  Romania  Peru  Argentina
 

13. The latest European Union Summit took place in which of the following cities in October 2007 ?
Brussels  Paris  Luxembourg  Lisbon  None of these
 

14. The UN Climate change Conference 2007 was organized in which of the following places ?
Manila  London  Brussels  Lisbon  Bali
 

15. India ranks 128 in the recently published Human Development Index (HDI). The index measures which of the following to decide the rank of a country ?
1. Life expectancy
2. Literacy and Education
3. Forex reserves as a percentage of total GDP
Only 1  Only 2  Both 1 and 2  All 1, 2 and 3  None of these
 

16. Kevin Rudd recently took over as the Prime Minister of Australia from John Howard. Which of the following policies of John Howard went wrong and against him who otherwise was holding the post since last four terms of four years each ?
1. Refusal to ratify Kyoto protocol
2. Policy of hiring and firing workers any time
3. Support to non-democratic govt. in some countries
Only 1  Both 1 and 2  Only 3  Only 2  All 1, 2 and 3
 

17. Many a time we read a term ‘PPP’ in financial newspapers. What is the full form of the same as used in financial world ?
Public Per Capita Power  Per Capita Potential Purchases  Purchasing Power Parity  Present Purchasing Power  None of these
 

18. ‘Cryogenic Engines’ are being developed indigenously by an Indian organization. These engines are normally used for which of the following purposes ?
Used for space programme  Used for generating nuclear power  Used by Railways as they are very fast and fuel efficient  Used in fighter planes  None of these
 

19. The UN has revealed that the emergency phase is now over in Chernobyl where a disastrous accident had taken place in 1986. The affected people there will now be treated as normal and not as victims. What had happened in Chernobyl in 1986 ?
A train accident in which about 1000 people had died  A bomb blast in which around 500 people died and 5000 were injured  A nuclear plant exploded and the entire city became a radioactive zone  A powerful earthquake rocked the entire city leaving thousands dead and several thousands injured  None of these
 

20. Who amongst the following is the Chairman of the 13th Finance Commission constituted recently ?
Vijay Kelkar  B. K. Chaturvedi  K. V. Kamath  A. K. Purwar  None of these
 

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Nabard Bank Officers Exam 2008 - General Awareness Online Test - Part 1

1. Which of the following was the reason owing to which public unrest broke out in Pakistan and an Emergency was declared a few months back ?
1. Sudden death of former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto.
2. Announcement of General Elections.
3. Appointment of a new Chief of Army in place of Gen. Pervez Musharraf who was very popular leader there.
Only 1  Only 2  Only 3  All 1, 2 and 3  None of these
 

2. India, Brazil and South Africa made a forum in 2003 which is playing a very significant role in dealing with the issues of common interest of all the three in general and their foreign policies in particular. What is the name of the forum ? (The Second Summit of the forum was organized in October 2007 in Pretoria)
SAGU  BRIC  G-20  IBSA  None of these
 

3. Read the following three statements carefully and answer the question asked immediately after that - 1. Hu Jintao has been reelected the General Secretary of the ruling CPC for the second term till 2012. 2. Vice President of the country Zeng Quinghing was removed from the powerful Central Committee of the party. 3. Country is now likely to proceed on a new agenda of progress and development as Jintao is a man of modern and scientific outlook. All these three statements are about the political development in the country known as- South Korea  North Korea  Singapore  China  Thailand
 

4. The mid term review of the Monetary and Credit Policy of the RBI (for 2007-08) took place in January 2008. Which of the following is true about the same ?
1. CRR hiked by 0.5 per cent to make it 7.5% w.e.f. 10th February, 2008.
2. GDP growth outlook at 8.5% for 2007-08.
3. Call and put options are now allowed in imports and exports.
Only 1  Only 2  Only 3  Both 2 and 3  None of these
 

5. An International Organization with Robert B. Zoellick as its President sanctioned a loan of US$ 944 million to India so that it can strengthen its rural finance system, vocational training and improve its water management projects. Which of the following is the name of that organization ?
International Monetary Fund  Asian Development Bank  UNESCO  World Bank  None of these
 

6. As per the news which appeared in some newspapers/magazines the police with the help of some NGOs rescued some children who had been forced in child labour illegally. Such children are protected under which of the following acts in India ?
1. Juvenile Justice Act.
2. Child Labour Act.
3. Immoral Trafficking Act.
Only 1  Only 2  Only 3  All 1, 2 and 3  None of these
 

7. As per the news published in the media, India, China and some other countries are trying to grapple with money flooding the economy from a record trade surplus, and swelling of foreign exchange reserves of the country. Why do the Central Banks of such countries have to make special efforts to check the flooding of money and foreign exchange in economy whereas for an ordinary man more money means richness and prosperity ?
1. It generates artificial inflation in economy.
2. It makes the Govt. of that country to revaluate its currency.
3. It creates a situation where rate of interest on loans and advances starts coming down sharply.
Only 1  Only 2  All 1, 2 and 3  Both 1 and 3  None of these
 

8. The Govt. of India recently established a fund known as National Investment Fund (NIF). Which of the following statement(s) is/are true in this regard ?
1. This fund is generated through the money received from the sale of equity in State run companies.
2. The fund will help in revival of sick units of the public sector companies of the Govt. of India.
3. The money deposited in the fund will be used for social welfare schemes.
Only 1  Only 2  Only 3  All 1, 2 and 3  None of these
 

9. The Govt. of India is making special efforts to help the farmer community in the country as they are in distress and demand special attention from all of us. Which of the following is correct in this regard ?
1. Govt. of India has announced a substantial hike in minimum support price of wheat for Rabi season.
2. A relief package is announced for the Sugar Industry.
3. All farmers are being given a cash assistance of Rs. 5 lakhs to make them comfortable financially.
Only 1  Only 2  Both 1 and 2  Only 3  None of these
 

10. Which of the following taxes is collected by the Govt. on sale of goods and services in the country ?
NAT  GET  SAT  VAT  None of these
 

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Friday, October 29, 2010

Andhra Bank Probationary Officer’s Exam, 2008 - General Awareness Online Test - Part 1

1. Who amongst the following does not belong to political party which is normally referred as left front?
Prakash Karat  A. B. Bardhan  D. Raju  T. J. Chandrachoodan  M. Veerappa Moily
 

2. Sujat and Balsara villages were in news recently as breach in main Narmada Canal made them flooded. Both these villages are in which of the following States?
Maharashtra  Madhya Pradesh  Gujara  Rajasthan  None of these
 

3. As per the estimates given by the Asian Development Bank (ADB) the Indian Economy will grow at which of the following rates in 2008 ?
7%  7.5%  8%  8.5%  None of these
 

4. Which of the following is NOT one of the recommendations of the committee setup on Financial Sector Reforms under the Chairmanship of Raghuram G.Rajan ?
(1) Give more freedoms to banks to setup branches and ATMS anywhere
(2) Setup an office of financial ombudsmen
(3) All deposits taking institutions should be free from the supervision of the RBI
Only 1  Only 2  Only 3  All 1, 2 & 3  Only 2 & 3
 

5. The Govt. of which of the following States has formed a Fisherman Debt Commission and a moratorium has been placed on proceedings relating to all debts incurred by poor fisherman from banks and cooperatives?
West Bengal  Keral  Orissa  Karnataka  None of these
 

6. Federal Reserves is the Central Bank of-
Britain  U.S.A.  Japan  Canada  China
 

7. Which of the following was the issue over which one section of the UPA withdrew its support and Union Govt. headed by Dr. Man Mohan Singh was required to prove its majority in the Lok Sabha ?
(1) Inflation, which was on a rise consistently for some time
(2) Reservations of Gurjarrs in Govt. jobs
(3) Nuclear deal with USA
Only 1  Only 2  Only 3  Both 1 & 2  Only 2 & 3
 

8. As a gesture to promote denuclearization and also to end nuclear arms programme the cooling tower of a nuclear complex situated in "Youngbyon" was demolished recently. This nuclear complex is in which of the following countries?
South Korea  Iran  China  North Korea  None of these
 

9. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) keeps on modifying various rates / ratios to keep the flow of liquidity in the market in a balanced situation. Which of the following rates/ratios/indexes is NOT
directly controlled by the RBI?
Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR)  Bank Rate  Repo Rate  Reserve Repo Rate  Wholesale Price Index (WPI)
 

10. China has signed an agreement with which of the following countries, which will help both the parties to make the East China Sea "a sea of peace, co-operation and friendship”?
North Korea  South Korea  Japan  Russia  All of these
 

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11. The former President of which of the following countries has taken over as the Prime Minister of
the nation in May 2008 ?
Venezuela  Russia  Uganda  Tanzania  None of these
 

12. Which of the following companies of Indian origin has been placed amongst the World's seven Best Firms in Financial Sector ?
IDBI Bank  HDFC Bank  Bajaj Capitals  ICICI Bank  None of these
 

13. Michel Sleiman has taken over as the president of-
Lebanon  Cuba  Yemen  Zambia  Turkey
 

14. Which of the following is/are true about the "Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana" to be launched in the near future ?
(1) This scheme is to develop those villages where SC/ST population is in prominence
(2) About 70,000 villages are identified for the same
(3) A special fund of Rs.7,000 Crore is setup for the scheme
Only 1  only 2  Only 3  All 1, 2 & 3  None of these
 

15. Which of the following countries had decided to come out of the membership of OPEC ?
Iran  Indonesia  Kuwait  Saudi Arabia  None of these
 

16. Many Banks have adopted / launched "Core Banking Solution (CBS)" .Core Banking Solution is-
a marketing strategy adopted by the Banks  a new type of ATM useful for rural population  a delivery channel for quick and fast delivery  a new product launched to help senior citizens only as they are not able to visit branches / ATMs  None of these
 

17. As per the figures released recently, the rate of growth of agriculture during 2007-08 has been at the level of approximately-
2.5 %  3 %  4.5 %  5 %  6.33 %
 

18. The import of which of the following has raised the Current Account Deficit of India by about 77%?
Oil  Gas  Sugar  Foodgrain  None of these
 

19. The National e-Governance plan was launched by the Govt. of India in the year 2006 with which of the following intentions/objectives?
(1) To provide qualitative service of Govt. business to the citizens of India
(2) To promote IT sector in India so that trained IT personnel do not go out of the country for jobs
(3) To keep a vigil on the business transaction of Indian population to avoid illegal transactions
Only 1  Only 2  Only 3  All 1, 2 & 3  None of these
 

20. As per the figure released recently what was the per capita income at Current Price in the year 2007-08 in India? About-
Rs. 20,000/-  Rs. 25,000/-  Rs. 23,000/-  Rs. 33,000/-  Rs. 48,000/-
 

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21. Ana Ivanovic won the "French Open Women's Singles" of Lawn Tennis after defeating-
Katrina Srebtnik  Dinara Safina  Virginia Ruano Pascual  Victoria Azarenka  None of these
 

22. The World Environment Day is celebrated on which of the following days?
5th October  5th August  5th July  5th June  None of these
 

23. Who amongst the following is included in the list of "Biggest Brains in Business"?
L. N. Mittal  Anil Ambani  Kumar Mangalam Birla  Mukesh Ambani  Ratan Tata
 

24. Which of the following cannot be called as a value Added service offered by a Bank?
Special accounts for poor sections of the society  Accident insurance cover  Instant Credits of Outstation Cheques  Free cheque book  All are value Added services
 

25. Which of the following is the total amount Government of India has earmarked for Agriculture
Debt Waiver and Debt Relief Scheme 2008?
Rs.10,000 Crore  Rs.25,000 Crore  Rs.45,000 Crore  Rs.72,000 Crore  Rs.83,000 Crore
 

26. Which of the following States of India was recognized as the Best e- Governed State in 2007 ?
Jammu & Kashmir  Tamil Nadu  Madhya Pradesh  Goa  Delhi
 

27. Daiichi Sanyo which has taken a major stake in India's Pharma company Ranbaxy is a firm based in -
China  South Korea  North Korea  Japan  USA
 

28. Which of the following airlines became the first Indian Based Airlines to operate flight to China?
Indian  Air India  Kingfisher  Jet Airways  None of these
 

29. Which of the following meets / summit was organized in Damascus in March 2008 ?
Arab League Summit  G-8 Summit  G-15 Summit  Meeting of trade Minister of WTO members  None of these
 

30. India recently signed a Bilateral Investment Promotion Agreement (BIPA) with which of the following countries ?
China  Bangladesh  Nepal  Bhutan  Myanmar
 

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