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GENERAL AWARENESS
1. Who was appointed as the 23rd RBI Governor? (His term is three years) 1) Kaushik Basu 4) Anand Sinha 2) Rakesh Mohan 5) None of these 3) Raghuram Rajan

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2. The Government had appointed Arundhati Bhattacharya as the Managing Director of? 1) Oriental Bank of Commerce 4) Allahabad Bank 2) State Bank of India 5) Andhra Bank 3) Bank of India (The Forbes list was released on August 6, 2013.) 1) Serena Williams (USA) 2) Li Na (China) 5) None of these 4) Victoria Azarenka (Belarus) (NIA) on July 30, 2013? 1) S.A.Ibrahim 2) Alok Joshi 3) Ranjit Sinha 4) Sharad Kumar 5) N.R.Wasan August 2013? 1) Swati Ghate 2) Soumya Swaminathan 3) G.K.Monisha 4) Nisha Mehatha 5) Bhakti Kulkarni CEO of? 1) World Wide Web 4) Google 2) Yahoo! 5) Facebook 3) Amazon.com 7. Which of the following is/are an intangible asset(s)? 1) Goodwill 2) Copyright 3) Patent 4) Both 1 & 2
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3. Who topped the Forbes' list of highest paid female athletes for the ninth straight year?

3) Maria Sharapova (Russia)

4. Who was appointed as the new Director General of the National Investigation Agency

5. Who won the 40th National Women's Challengers' Chess Championship in Thrissur in

6. The Washington Post news paper will be sold to Jeff Bezos. Jeff Bezos is the founder and

5) All 1,2 and 3

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8. Excessive dependence on agriculture and inequalities of income and wealth are some of the important features of a? 1) Capitalistic Economy 4) Developed Economy 2) Socialistic Economy 5) None of these 3) Developing Economy

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1) RBI 2) PNB 3) SBI 4) Union Bank of India 5) United Bank of India 10. Which of the following statements is not correct? 1) NABARD stimulates the agricultural and rural development 2) Banking Regulation Act was passed in the year 1934 India 4) Minimum Reserve System of Note issue is followed by RBI 5) FERA has been replaced by FEMA 11. The Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) works under the? 1) Reserve Bank of India 2) Ministry of External Affairs 3) Ministry of Overseas Indian Affairs 5) Ministry of Commerce 4) Ministry of Finance 12. Which of the following is a military alliance? 1) ASEAN 2) SAARC 3) NATO 4) NAFTA 5) APEC 13. Laissez-faire is a feature of? 1) Socialism 4) Mixed Economy 2) Capitalism 5) None of these 3) Communism 14. 'The Lost Child' was written by? 1) Mulk Raj Anand 4) R.K.Narayan 2) Khushwant Singh 5) R.K. Laxman
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9. Which bank's old name is 'Imperial Bank of India'?

3) SIDBI is an apex financial institution for micro, small and medium scale enterprises in

3) Nirad C.Chowdhury

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15. Note Issue Department of RBI should always possess the minimum gold stock worth Rupees? 1) 85 crore 4) 125 crore 2) 115 crore 5) None of these 3) 200 crore

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1) Public Sector Enterprises 2) Private Sector Industries 4) Business People 3) Exporters 5) Weaker Sections of Society 17. The term 'Bishop' is related to? 1) Hockey 2) Golf 3) Chess 4) Badminton 5) Bridge 18. India is a permanent member of? 1) NATO 2) NAM 3) G-8 4) OPEC 5) SCO 19. Yakshagana is the famous dance form of the state of? 1) Tamil Nadu 2) Kerala 3) Gujarat 4) Karnataka 20. Denmark, Norway and Sweden are together called? 1) Netherlands 2) Australasia 3) Eurasia 4) Slovakia 21. The device used for locating submerged objects under sea is? 1) SONAR 2) RADAR 3) LASER 4) MASER 22. Bull fighting is the national game of? 1) Poland 2) Spain 3) Italy 4) England 5) Portugal 23. What percentage of world's economy is represented by G20 nations? 1) 50% 2) 60% 3) 85% 4) 70% 5) 65% 24. What is the full form of CFSA? 1) Corporation of Farmers and Subsidiary Allocation
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16. The aim of the Differential Rate of Interest scheme is to provide concessional loans to?

5) Andhra Pradesh

5) Scandinavia

5) None of these

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2) Committee on Financial Sector Assessment 3) Committee on Farming Sector and Agronomy 4) Commission to Float Scientific Agriculture 5) None of these

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1) NAIS 2) AICIL 3) RIDF 4) CACP 5) IARI will be invested in public sector banks? 1) IOC 2) NMDC 3) NTPC 4) CIL 5) MMTC is commonly known as? 1) Bull Market 2) Bear Market 3) Bullion Market 4) Capital Market 5) Commodities Exchange 28. Which of the following terms is not associated with Cricket? 1) Swing 2) Hook 3) Googly 4) Slip 5) Fullback 29. World Theatre Day is celebrated every year on? 1) March 27 2) May 17 3) September 27 4) November 17 30. Central Food Technological Research Institute (CFTRI) is located in? 1) Hyderabad 4) New Delhi 2) Mysore 3) Lucknow 5) Shimla 31. May 17 is celebrated as? 1) International Day for the Elderly 3) World Telecommunications Day 5) None of these
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25. Which of the following is an insurance scheme for the agriculture sector?

26. The Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram recently said that the disinvestment proceeds of about Rs. 20,000 crore from which of the following public sector undertakings

27. The market in which long term securities such as stocks and bonds are bought and sold

5) December 7

2) World No Tobacco Day 4) World Food Day

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32. Wild Ass Wildlife Sanctuary is located in? 1) Gujarat 4) Uttar Pradesh 2) Assam 5) Madhya Pradesh 3) Rajasthan

33. An increase in CRR by the RBI results in?

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2) Reduction in liquidity in the economy 3) Attracting more FDI in the country 4) More flow of credit to primary sector 5) None of these 34. Beirut is the capital city of? 1) Libya 2) Liberia 3) Lebanon 4) Cyprus 5) Turkey 35. Integrated Wasteland Development Program (IWDP) has been launched by? 1) Ministry of Rural Development 2) Ministry of Agriculture 3) Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers 4) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare 5) None of these countries in August 2013? (He will take office on September 19, 2013) 1) Algeria 2) Niger 3) Burkina Faso 4) Mali Au gust 17, 2013? 1) Warren Weir 4) Tyson Gay 2) Usain Bolt 3) Curtis Mitchell 5) Yohan Blake Tamil Nadu on August 17, 2013? 1) Punjab National Bank 4) Indian Bank 2) ICICI Bank 5) Indian Overseas Bank
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1) Decrease in debt of the government

36. Ibrahim Boubacar Keita was elected the President of which of the following African

5) Senegal

37. Who won the 200-metre sprint at the World Athletics Cham pionships in Moscow on

38. The 15,000th branch of which of the following banks was inaugurated in Sooranam,

3) State Bank of India

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39. Who was appointed the Director General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on August 17, 2013? (He succee ded Pranay Sahay) 1) R.K.Singh 4) Dilip Trivedi 2) Alok Joshi 5) Vijay Kumar 3) Ranjit Sinha

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1) P.V. Sindhu 2) Kavita Chahal 3) Rupesh Shah 4) Dharmendra Dalal 5) Joshna Chinappa parties in August 2013? 1) Congress 2) Janata Dal (Secular) 5) Samajwadi Party 3) Bharatiya Janata Party 4) Janata Dal (United) 42. What does NDTL mean? 1) New Demand and Tenure Liabilities 2) Net Demand and Time Liabilities 3) National Deposits and Total Liquidity 4) New Deposits and Term Liquidity 5) None of these 43. Which of the following terms is used in Banking? 1) Epicenter 2) Gravity 3) Latitude 4) Longitude 44. Fiscal Policy is concerned with? 1) Export and Import 2) Education 3) Population control 4) Public revenue and expenditure 5) None of these 45. Foreign exchange reserves of India are kept in the custody of? 1) IBRD 4) Government treasury 2) IMF 5) RBI 3) SBI
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40. Who among the following Arjuna award winners is a Squash player?

41. Subramanian Swamy's Janata Party was merged with which of the following political

5) None of these

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46. Which of the following terms is not used in Banking? 1) Holding company 4) Time deposit 2) Post dated cheque 5) Centripetal force 3) Credit

47. The Score of My Life is written by?

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4) APJ Abdul Kalam 5) None of these 48. Anshu Jain is associated with which of the following foreign banks? 1) RBS 2) Deutsche Bank 3) HSBC 4) Barclays 5) Bank of America 49. The National Science Day is celebrated in honour of? 1) J.C. Bose 2) S. Ramanujan 3) H.J. Bhabha 4) C.V. Raman 5) S. Chandrasekhar 50. Which of the following is not a cash crop? 1) Jute 2) Cashew nut 3) Rubber 4) Cotton 5) Wheat 51. Which of the following books is not written by Indira Goswami? 1) The Man from Chinnamasta 2) Pages Stained with Blood 3) The Moth Eaten Howdah of a Tusker 4) An Unfinished Autobiography 5) Rudali 52. Harare is the capital of? 1) Zambia 2) Yemen 3) Congo 4) South Sudan 5) Zimbabwe 53. Galvanometer is an instrument to measure? 1) Relative density of liquids 4) Distances 2) Electric currents 5) None of these 3) Pressure of gases
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1) Pandit Ravi Shankar

2) Zubin Mehta

3) Javed Akhtar

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54. In a current account the withdrawals can be made? 1) Once a day 4) As many times as needed 2) Once a week 5) None of these 3) Once a month

55. A short term government security paper is called?

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4) Treasury bill 5) None of these 56. WTO basically promotes? 1) Tourism 2) Global Peace 3) Unilateral Trade 4) Multilateral Trade 5) Disarmament 57. CDS stands for? 1) Credit Demand Swap 2) Collateral Default Swap 5) None of these 4) Collateral Demand Swap 58. The headquarters of International Olympic Committee is at? 1) Los Angeles 2) New York 3) Moscow 4) Lausanne 59. Which of the following terms is used in the game of Hockey? 1) Volley 4) Serve 2) Bull'seye 3) Trump 5) Centre Forward 60. Which of the following is not a pharmaceutical company? 1) Intas 2) Novartis 3) Roche 4) Hindustan Unilever Limited 5) Glaxo SmithKline behavior of the business organizations? 1) Knowledge Commission 2) Finance Commission 3) Administrative Reforms Commission 4) Competition Commission 5) Labour Commission
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1) Share

2) Debenture

3) Mutual Fund

3) Credit Default Swap

5) Paris

61. Which of the following commissions is formed to guard against predatory and collusive

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62. Two Leaves is the symbol of which of the following political parties? 1) SP 2) BSP 3) DMK 4) AIADMK 5) JD (U)

63. When too much of money is chasing too few goods, the situation is called? 1) Recession 2) Depression 3) Inflation 4) Deflation 5) Stagflation

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the unorganized sector? 1) Raj Lakshmi 4) Antyodaya 2) Kuteer Jyothi 3) Swavalamban 5) None of these 65. Who is the Chairman of Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)? 1) Pratip Chaudhuri 4) K.R. Kamath 2) Arun Kaul 3) T.M. Bhasin 5) M.Narendra 1) LAF ---Liquidity Adjustment Facility 2) SWIFT --- Society for World wide Interbank Financial Telecommunication 3) AFSPA---Armed Forces Super Powers Act 4) MDG---Millennium Develo pment Goals 5) MAT--Minimum Alternate Tax 67. The foreign trade policy in India is announced by the? 1) RBI 2) Ministry of Finance 3) Ministry of Commerce 4) Planning Commission 5) Ministry of External Affairs 68. Who is the author of the book 'Building Social Business'? 1) Amartya Sen 4) Alvin Roth 2) Muhammad Yunus 5) None of these
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64. Which of the following schemes provides social security cover to the people working in

66. Which of the following abbre viations and their full forms is not matched correctly?

3) Paul Krugman

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69. Which of the following agencies/organizations plays a major role to control inflation in a country? 1) Central Bank of the country 3) Planning Commission 5) All 1, 2 and 3 2) Stock markets of the country 4) Both 1 and 2

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70. NPAs in commercial banks means? 1) Bank deposits which are not invested 2) Capital assets not in use 3) Loans in which interest or principal amount is not recovered 4) Low interest rate loans 5) High interest rate loans KEY 1) 3 2) 2 3) 3 4) 4 5) 2 6) 3 7) 5 9) 3 10) 2 18) 2 26) 4 34) 3 42) 2 50) 5 58) 4 66) 3 11) 4 12) 3 13) 2 14) 1 15) 2 23) 3 17) 3 25) 1 33) 2 41) 3 49) 4 57) 3 65) 4 19) 4 27) 4 35) 1 20) 5 28) 5 21) 1 22) 2 29) 1 30) 2 31) 3 36) 4 37) 2 38) 3 39) 4 43) 5 44) 4 45) 5 46) 5 47) 2 51) 5 52) 5 53) 2 54) 4 55) 4 59) 5 67) 3 60) 4 68) 2 61) 4 69) 1 62) 4 70) 3 63) 3
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8) 3

16) 5 24) 2 32) 1

40) 5

48) 2 56) 4 64) 3