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SBI PO General Awareness Sample Paper 1

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SBI PO General Awareness Question Bank:

Question 1:
World AIDS Day is observed on
(a) Nov 25
(b) Dec 1
(c) Dec 10
(d) Dec 20

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Question 2:
10 nations of Asian together with China, India. Japan, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand constitute
(b) Asia Aust Summit
(c) East Asian Summit
(d) Asia Australia Free Trade Agreement

Question 3:
World’s Local Bank is the tagline of
(a) PNB
(b) SBI
(c) OBC
(d) HSBC

Question 4:
Which of the following lines are associated with SBI?
A. Pure Banking Nothing Else
B. World’s Local Bank;
C. The Banker to Every Indian
(a) Only A
(b) Only B
(c) Only A & C
(d) Only B & C

Question 5:
VIRUS stands for
(a) Vital Information Recourse Under Siege
(b) Vital Information Reason Under Siege
(c) Vital Information Recourse Under System
(d) Virus Information Recourse Under Siege

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Question 6:
Real Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) is managed by
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Reserve Bank of India
(c) Indian Banks Association (IBA)
(d) Government of India

Question 7:
Holidays are declared to the banks under
(a) RBI Act
(b) Banking Regulation Act
(c) Negotiable Instrument Act
(d) Indian Contracts Act

Question 8:
A program written in a high level language is referred to as ____
(a) Source code
(b) Object code
(c) Machine code
(d) Assembly code

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Question 9:
In history the Chola rulers are famous for which type of administration?
(a) Central
(b) Urban
(c) State
(d) Village administration

Question 10:
Which kind of wine can distort the results of testosterone level in body?
(a) White Wine
(b) Rose Wine
(c) Purple Wine
(d) Red Wine

Question 11:
Which of the following mode we use to deliver e-mail
(a) Postal
(b) Courier
(c) Computer
(d) Fax

Question 12:
Radioactive element which has been found to have large reserves in India is
(a) Uranium
(b) Thorium
(c) Radium
(d) Plutonium

Question 13:
‘Sea of Tranquility’ is the name given to
(a) Atlantic Ocean
(b) A specific area of Antarctica
(c) A specific area on moon’s surface
(d) None f these

Question 14:
Product “Fair and Lovely” is related to
(a) Rocket Benkisar
(b) ITC
(c) P and G
(d) HLL

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Question 15:
The famous Kalinga war was fought near
(a) Udaygiri
(b) Nauli
(c) Balasore
(d) Barabati

Question 16:
How are data organized in a spreadsheet?
(a) Rows and Columns
(b) Boxes
(c) Tables
(d) None of the above

Question 17:
The first telegraph line between Calcutta and Agra was opened in
(a) 1852
(b) 1853
(c) 1854
(d) 1855

Question 18:
Pick out the odd in the following:
(a) The Ramayan
(b) The Mahabharata
(c) The Geeta
(d) Godan

Question 19:
Babur entered India for the first time from the west through
(a) Kashmir
(b) Sind
(c) Punjab
(d) Rajasthan

Question 20:
The definition of thrashing is
(a) swapping data between virtual memory and RAM too frequently
(b) insufficient hard disk space
(c) too many processors being managed by the operating system
(d) inaccurate information stored in the registry

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Question 21:
The Advance Value on LIC Policy is linked with
(a) Face Value
(b) Surrender Value
(c) Paid Up Value
(d) Depending on the Age of the Policy Holder

Question 22:
The capital of the king of Punjab Ranjit Singh was
(a) Lahore
(b) Ludhiana
(c) Mathura
(d) Sri Nagar

Question 23:
The Common Wealth of Independent states (CIS) consists of ____ republica?
(a) 10
(b) 11
(c) 12
(d) 13

Question 24:
What does SNMP stand for?
(a) Simple Network Mail Protocol
(b) Single Network Mail Protocol
(c) Single Network Message Protocol
(d) Simple Network Management Protocol

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Question 25:
Who did not participate in the revolt of 1857?
(a) Rani Lakshmibai
(b) Bhagat Singh
(c) Tantya Tope
(d) Nana Saheb

SBI Probationary Officer Recruitment Exam Objective Questions :

Which of the following states tops in primary, upper primary education in India ?
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Haryana
(c) Gujarat
(d) Kerala

‘World Day for Water’ is observed on which of the following days ?
(a) March 22
(b) February 22
(c) January 22
(d) May 22

All    of   the    following    are examples   of  storage   devices ‘ EXCEPT.
(a) Hard disk drives
(b) Printers
(c) Floppy disk drives
(d) CD drives

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Majority of Rural people still prefer to go to which of the following for their credit needs ?
(a) Money Lenders
(b) Foreign Banks
(d) RBI

Which of the following is not among the six infrastructure industries that comprise the “Core Sector”?
(a) Crude oil
(b) Petroleum refinery products
(c) Chemicals and fertilizers
(d) Coal

What happens when an economy goes in the grip of ‘recession’ ?
1. GDP growth slows down.
2. People lose their jobs.
3. Foreign exchange reserve goes up substantially as lot of loans/grants start pouring in.
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Only 3
(d) Only 1 and 2

What is the purpose of promoting SEZs in India?
(A) They are established to promote exports.
(B) They are established to attract investments from foreign countries.
(C) They are established to help the poorest of the poor in India as the activities of these zones are reserved only for the poor and those living below the poverty line.
(a) Only (A)
(b) Only (B)
(c) Only (C)
(d) Only (A) and (B)

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COBOL is an acronym for:
(a) Common Business Oriented Language
(b) Computer Business Oriented Language
(c) Common Business Operated Language
(d) Common Business Organised Language

The CPU and memory are located on the:
(a) Expansion board
(b) Motherboard
(c) Storage device
(d) Output device

Which of the following is the full form of ‘BRA’ as used in banking industry?
(a) Brazilian and Russian Association
(b) Banking Restructuring Act
(c) Borrowing Risk Assessment
(d) Banking Regulation Act

In order to save an existing document with a different name you need to .
(a) Retype the document and give it a different name
(b) Use the ‘Save as’ command
(c) Copy and paste the original document to a new document and then save
(d) Use Windows Explorer to copy the document to a different location and then rename it

An account in which trading of shares in their electronic form is done is known as—
(a) Demat Account

(b) NRI Account
(c) NRIO Account
(d) Current Account

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Which of the following types of Banks are allowed to operate foreign currency accounts ?
(1) Foreign Banks
(2) Regional Rural Banks
(3) Nationalized Banks
(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Only 3
(d) All 1, 2 and 3

Marketing and Selling are
(a) Not required if profit is high
(b) Not required if sales are high
(c) Not required in monopolistic conditions
(d) None of these

Market Research is needed.
(a) For extra service charges
(b) For levy of VAT
(c) For good customer service
(d) For effective selling

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Relationship Selling means
(a) Preparing a list of relatives
(b) Cross-selling
(c) Selling to relatives
(d) Selling to strangers

India has different categories of Commercial Banks. Which of the following is NOT one such category ?
(a) Private Banks
(b) Commodity Banks
(c) Nationalized Banks
(d) Co-operative Banks


Which of the following correctly describes sub-prime lending?
(A) Lending to people with less than ideal credit status
(B) Lending to people who are valued customers of the banks
(C) Lending to those who are not regular customers of a bank
(a) Only (A)
(b) Only (B)
(c) Only (C)
(d) All (A), (B) and (C)

Which of the following is NOT a measure of the Risk Management in Banks ?
(a) CRR
(b) RTGS
(c) SLR
(d) Deposit Insurance

Qualities of a good Salesman are :
(a) Patience and politeness
(b) Empathy and Perseverance
(c) Steadfast and Committed
(d) (a), (b) and (c)

Which of the following is NOT one of the four major data processing functions of a computer ?
(a) Gathering data
(b) Processing data into information
(c) Analyzing the data or information
(d) Storing the data or information

4 P’s of Marketing means :
(a) Primary Marketing techniques.
(b) Person, Place, Product and Promotion
(c) Promoting Authority
(d) Purpose, Place, Passion, and Product

Gagan Narang is associated with which field?
(a) 100 metre running
(b) Badminton
(c) Chess
(d) Air Rifle shooting

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Which of the following awards is given in the field of cinema?
(a) Kalidas Samman
(b) Dronacharya Award
(c) Arjun Award
(d) Dada Sahab Phalke Award

Which of the following agencies/organisations has put economic sanctions on Syria ?
(1) OPEC
(2) NATO
(3) World Bank
(4) European Union
(5) G-8

Who among the following was elected unanimously as the Secretary General of the UNO for the second term ?
(1) Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
(2) Nelson Mandela
(3) Hillary R Clinton
(4) Jacob Mathew
(5) Ban-Ki moon

International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has decided to begin New Round of Negotiations with which of the following nations as it is not satisfied with the previous rounds of discussions ?
(1) Iraq
(2) India
(3) Japan
(4) Iran
(5) Germany

As decided by UNESCO the ‘International Literacy Day’ is observed on which of the following days every year ?
(1) 8th September
(2) 18th March
(3) 28th March
(4) 18th September
(5) None of these

As per decision taken by the European Union and IMF, which of the following countries will receive a fresh assistance of 100 billion Euro by the year 2014 ?
(1) Italy
(2) Greece
(3) Portugal
(4) Spain
(5) Belgium

‘Kowada’ a town in Andhra Pradesh was in news recently as _______
(1) a nuclear plant is being developed there
(2) Maruti has decided to build a small car plant there
(3) RBI is going to establish a New Note Printing Press there
(4) an earthquake hit the town in which lot of people died
(5) it is the place selected for developing a new Space Research Centre

Which of the following is India’s new rating index developed by Ministry of Finance ?
(1) CECA
(2) CRIS
(4) TIEA
(5) RTGS

Very often we read terms ‘Perform, Achieve and Trade’ (PAT) in newspapers/magazines these days. PAT is related to which of the following fields ?
(1) Energy Efficiency
(2) Indira Awas Yojana
(3) Mid Day Meat Scheme
(4) Bharat Nirman
(5) National Old Age Pension Scheme

Which of the following organizations/agencies has decided to establish a National Innovation Foundation (NIF) to encourage early stage innovations in India ?
(1) University Grants Commission
(2) Confederation of Indian Industry (Cll)
(3) Department of Science & Technology, Government of India
(4) Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)
(5) Council for Industrial and Scientific Research (CSIR)

Which of the following countries is trying to get membership of European Union?
(1) Myanmar
(2) Brazil
(3) Croatia
(4) Italy
(5) South Africa

Web based complaints redressal system ‘SCORES’ is launched by which ot the following organizations/agencies ?
(1) Ministry of Corporate Affairs
(2) SEBI
(3) RBI
(4) State Bank of India
(5) IBA

Which of the following books is written by Satish Gujral ?
(1) A General and His Army
(2) A Bend in the River
(3) A Secular Agenda
(4) A Brush with Life
(5) Best and the Brightest

The economy in which there is a mixture of public sector and private sector both, is called______
(1) Closed economy
(2) Mixed economy
(3) Open economy
(4) Free trade economy
(5) Public economy

What does the letter ‘P’ denote in the term ‘PAN’ as used in financial transactions ?
(1) Primary
(2) Partial
(3) Permanent
(4) Provisional
(5) Public

Thomas Cup is associated with the game of_______
(1) Golf
(2) Cricket
(3) Badminton
(4) Football
(5) Lawn Tennis

Ma Ying-jeou is the present President of ________
(1) Thailand
(2) Hongkong
(3) Taiwan
(4) Myanmar
(5) Fiji

Which of the following is the currency used in Brazil ?
(1) Dollar
(2) Euro
(3) Real
(4) Pesso
(5) Franc

Which of the following terms is used in Botany ?
(1) Recession
(2) Dumping
(3) Barter System
(4) Cartel
(5) Biennial

Which of the following is MOT a Financial Institute/Agency ?
(1) IRDA
(2) BCCI
(4) SEBI
(5) CAG

Which of the following combinations of players and the games they play is NOT correct ?
(1) VVS Laxman  – Cricket
(2) Saina Nehwal -Badminton
(3)  Sania Mirza – Golf
(4) Abhinav Bindra – Shooting
(5) Vishwanathan Anand – Chess

Which of the following awards is given for exemplary contribution in the area of science & technology ?
(1) Arjun award
(2) Kalidas Samman
(3) Dronacharya Award
(4)  Dada Saheb Phalke Award
(5) Shanti Swarup Bhatngar Award

Which of the following terms is NOT used in banking/finance ?
(1) Public Debt
(2) Plasma
(3) Joint Venture
(4) Net Demand & Time Liability
(5) Treasury Bill

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