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General Knowledge for Sikkim PSC

Question 1
Which of the following is correct statement ?
A
No interest is paid on any deposit by the bank.
B
The rate of interest on current account and savings account are the same.
C
Normally no interest is paid on current deposit accounts.
D
Interest is paid on current accounts at the same rate as term deposit accounts.
Question 2
The ‘National School of Drama’ is situated in which of the following cities ?
A
Mumbai
B
Kolkata
C
New Delhi
D
Bhopal
Question 3
Which of the following is the correct statement ?
A
A nationalised bank is the sole authority to issue and manage currency in India.
B
RBI is the sole authority to issue and manage currency in India.
C
State bank of India is the sole authority to issue and manage currency in India
D
A cooperative bank is the sole authority to issue and manage currency in India.
Question 4
Who is the first non-Indian to receive the Bharat Ratna ?
A
Martin Luther King
B
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
C
Zubin Mehta
D
Mother Teresa
Question 5
The Red Fort of Delhi was built by
A
Akbar
B
Jahangir
C
Sher Shah
D
Shahjehan
Question 6
Direct Marketing is necessary for
A
Boosting sales
B
Better customer contacts
C
Having a focussed approach to marketing
D
All of the above
Question 7
Which of the following is NOT a hardware of a computer ?
A
Monitor
B
Key Board
C
Central Processing Unit
D
Windows
Question 8
Which of the following is a non-depository institution ?

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A
Mutual funds
B
Credit unions
C
Commercial banks
D
Regional rural banks
Question 9
Rice is which kind of crop?

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A
Monsoon
B
Rabi
C
Evergreen
D
Kharif
Question 10
Most of the commonly available personal computers/laptops have a keyboard popularly known as—

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A
QOLTY
B
ALTER
C
UCLIF
D
QWERTY
Question 11
Which of the following is / are the easy way(s) to handle inflation in the economy ? (A) Increase the money supply In the economy. (B) Curb the money supply in the economy, (C) Increase the credit inflow in the economy. (D) Curb the credit inflow In the economy.
A
Only (A)
B
None of these
C
Only (A) and (C)
D
Only (B) and (D)
Question 12
Digital signature is:
A
Copy
B
Task
C
A form of security for electronic records
D
Area
Question 13
When did Shivaji assume the title of Chatrapati ?

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A
1670
B
1665
C
1672
D
1668
Question 14
Internet is a combination of
A
Sale
B
Digital
C
Good
D
Number of computer
Question 15
“Yen“ is the currency of—
A
France
B
Japan
C
China
D
Britain
Question 16
In the sport of Football, which of the following term is used ?

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A
Caddi
B
None of these
C
Mid-on
D
Cut back
Question 17
Periodically adding, changing and deleting file records is called file
A
upgrading
B
restructuring
C
updating
D
renewing
Question 18
Uranium is used for the generation off /production of _____
A
Cement
B
Iron and Steel
C
Paper
D
Electricity
Question 19
The abbreviation ISP stands for-
A
Initial Service Provider
B
Indian Social Planning
C
Internet Service Provider
D
International Spy Project
Question 20
Mahatma Gandhi for the first time practised his Satyagraha in India at
A
Ahmedabad
B
Nauokhali
C
Chauri-Chaura
D
Champaran
Question 21
Which of die following is not a criterion to select the Investment Bankers ?
A
General reputation in the market
B
No professional memberships or incorporations are required
C
Good rapport with market intermediaries.
D
Distribution network of the organization
Question 22
Equinox occurs when the sum is vertically above the

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A
Equator
B
Tropic of Capricorn
C
Tropic of Cancer
D
Poles
Question 23
Systematic Investment Plans (SIPs)  are an investment option also operated in the mode of .
A
National Pension Fund
B
Small Savings Schemes in Post Office
C
National Saving Certificates
D
Mutual Funds
Question 24
Aerobic respiration process requires—

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A
Oxygen
B
Heat
C
Water
D
Sunlight
Question 25
The carbon dioxlde content in the air that we exhale is about
A
8%
B
16%
C
12%
D
4%
Question 26
The first Indian recipient of Nobel Prize in Literature is
A
Mother Teresa
B
Sorijini Naidu
C
C.V. Raman
D
Rabindranath Tagore
Question 27
The advantages of telephone interview are

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A
relatively low cost per interview
B
All of these
C
securing co-operation which is not always possible
D
good for reaching important people who are inaccessible
Question 28
According to product life cycle theory, the profit is maximum in :
A
Matured Stage
B
Declined Stage
C
Early stage
D
Developed Stage
Question 29
Which of the following rivers is shared by largest number of state
A
Mahanadi
B
Krishna
C
Cauvery
D
Godavari
Question 30
Where Eiffel Tower is situated
A
London
B
Moscow
C
New York
D
Paris
Question 31
The instrument measuring currents of small magnitude is called-
A
Electrometer
B
Micrometer
C
Galvanometer
D
Manometer
Question 32
Bandipur Sanctuary is located in the State of
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Madhya Pradesh
C
Uttar Pradesh
D
Karnataka
Question 33
The Indus Valley Civilization was famous for
A
Well-planned cities
B
Efficient civil organization
C
Development of Art and Architecture
D
All of these
Question 34
Blood pressure is controlled by—
A
Corpus luteum
B
Thyroid gland
C
Adrenal gland
D
Thymus
Question 35
What is the full form of the term LIBOR as used in financial/banking sectors ?
A
London- India Bureau of Regulations
B
Liberal International Bank Official Ratio
C
Local Indian Bank Offered Rate
D
London Inter Bank Offered Rate
Question 36
What is the full form of USB as used in computer related activities ?
A
Universal Security Block
B
Ultra Serial Block
C
United Service Block
D
Universal Serial Bus
Question 37
No other part of India receives so heavy a rainfall in winter months as the coastal region of
A
Tamil Nadu
B
Karnataka
C
Andhra Pradesh
D
Gujarat
Question 38
Whenever we have to give space between the two words while typing on a PC we have to press a key known as—
A
Control
B
Back space
C
Shift
D
Space Bar
Question 39
The monetary unit of Bangladesh is

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A
Takka
B
Dollar
C
Rupee
D
Rupiah
Question 40
Jalas Pada Asram is situated in
A
Karnataka
B
Kerala
C
Gujarat
D
Orissa
Question 41
Which of the following types of accounts are known as 'Demat Accounts’ ?
A
Accounts which are operated through internet banking facility.
B
Accounts which are opened to facilitate repayment of a loan taken from the bank. No other business can be conducted from there.
C
Accounts in which shares of various companies are traded in electronic form.
D
Accounts which are Zero Balance Accounts.
Question 42
Selling skills are judged by
A
All of the above
B
Amount of profit earned
C
Number of goods sold
D
Number of customers converted
Question 43
How will words appear on the page ? We call it as ____
A
Point size
B
Type face
C
Character formatting
D
Text formatting
Question 44
Headquarters of the United Nations Organization is located in
A
New York
B
London
C
Tokyo
D
Katmandu
Question 45
Amarnath temple is situated in
A
J & K
B
Orissa
C
Kerala
D
Gujarat
Question 46
14 major banks were nationalised in:
A
1947
B
1980
C
1969
D
1952
Question 47
The inscriptions of Asoka haven been found in the following languages:
A
Magadhi
B
Magadhi and Greek
C
Magadhi, Sanskrit, Greek and Aramaic
D
Magadhi, Sanskrit and Greek
Question 48
Which of the following is a public sector unit?

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A
BHEL
B
ICICI
C
TESCO
D
TCS
Question 49
The credit policy of a bank does not deal-with :
A
Outstanding balances in deposit accounts
B
Review and renewal of advances
C
Credit risk management
D
Documentation standards
Question 50
Reusable optical storage will typically have the acronym.
A
DVD
B
CD
C
ROM
D
RW
There are 50 questions to complete.
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