BOB (PO) GK-Paper 2011

Bank of Baroda (PO) Recruitment 2011-12
General Socio – Economic & Banking Awareness Paper held on 13th March 2011
(some question’s ans. based on memory)
1.  Who is the author of the novel “Half a Life”?
     a) Chetan Baghat
     b) Amitav Ghosh
     c) Salman Rushdi
     d) Aravind Adiga
     e)
V. S. Naipaul
2.  Who is the author of book “Goodbye Shahzadi”?
     a) Vijay Anand
     b) Ashok Mehta
     c)
Shyam Bhaita
     d) Amit Ghosh

     e) None of these
3.  Which of the following terms is associated with the game of Cricket?
     a) Center Forward
     b) Love
     c) Deuce

     d) LBW
     e) Penalty corner
4.  Well known Baichung Bhutia is associated with the game –
     a) Hockey
     b) Chess
     c)
Football
     d) Badminton
     e) None of these
5.  Narain Karthikeyan is associated with which of the following games?
     a)
F-I
     b) Badminton
     c) Tennis
     d) Cricket
     e) Table tennis
6.  Who is Nicolas Sarkozy? 
       a) French Prime Minister
     b)
French President
     c) President of Indonesia
     d) Australian Prime Minister
     e) None of these
7.  BRIC invited which of the following country to join the group?
     a) Japan
     b) South Korea
     c)
South Africa
     d) Mlayasia
     e) None of these
8.  Mehbooba Mufti belongs to which of the following political parties?
     a) National Confernece
     b)
PDP  
     c) JDU
     d) CPI
     e) BJP
9. Who is Montenk Singh Ahluwalia?
     a) Chairman of PMEAC
 
     b) Chairman of Planning Commission 
     c)
Dy. Chairman of Planning Commission 
     d) Chief Vigilance Commissioner 
     e) None of these
10. Patratu Thermal Power Station is located in which of following states?
     a) Madhya Pradesh
 
     b) Maharashtra
     c) Orissa
     d)
Jharkhand
     e) Karnatka
11. K.G. Balakrishnan is _______.
     a) Chief Election Commissioner
     b) Chief justice of India

     c) Chairman of National Human Rights Commission 
     d) Chief Economic Advisor of PMEAC
     e) None of these
12. Who is Robert Zoellick?
      a) IMF Chief
      b)
President of World Bank
      c) President of ADB
      d) Secretary General of UNO
      e) None of these
13.  Who is the Prime Minister of Australia?
      a)
Julia Gillard 
    
  b) Tony Blair
      c) John Howard
      d) Kevin Rudd
      e) None of these
14. Which among the following playres has won ICC Cricketer of the Year Award 2010?
      a)
Sachin Tendulkar
      b) Ricky Ponting
      b) M.S. Dhoni

      d) Shane Watson
      e) None of these
15. Golden Globe Award is given in the field of –
      a) Literature
      b) Social Services
      c)
Films
      d) Journalism
      e) None of these
16. What does the term CCEA stands for? 
      a) Cabinet Committee on External Affairs 
      b)
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs 
      c) Cabinet Council on Economic Affairs  
      d) Cabinet Council on External Affairs 
      e) None of these
17. What is the full form of ALM used in finance/banking sector?
     a)
Asset Liability Management
     b) Asset Liability Maturity
     c)
Annual Liability Management
     d) Annual Liability Maturity
     e) None of these
18. Pranab Sen committee which submitted its report to the government was constituted to look
     a) MGNREGA
     b) Food Security
     c) Inflation
     d) Oil prices
     e)
None of these
    
Pranab Sen committee was constituted to look in to various aspects of slum census.
19. What is the full form of GSLV?
      a) Geo-asynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle
      b)
Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle
      c) Geosynchronous Satellite Light Vehicle

  
    c) Geographical Satellite Launch Vehicle
      e) None of these
20. What does the term FSDC stands for?
      a) Financial Security and Development Council 
      b) Financial Stability and Development Committee
      c)
Financial Stability and Development Council 
      d) Financial Security and Development Committee

      e) None of these
21. Which of the following agencies unveils $1.72 bn loans to India to build 24,000 kilometres 
      of roads across seven states of the country?

      a) IMF
      b) ADB
      c)
World bank
      d) AMFI
      e) None of these
22. Tiger Woods associated with the game of –
     a) Squash
     b)
Golf
     c) Tennis
     d) Chess
     e) None of these
23. Which of the following companies is India’s largest power producer? 
     a) Reliance Power (in private sector)
     b)
NTPC (in public sector)
     c) NPCIL
     d) Power Grid Corporation 
     e) None of these
24. Parupalli Kashyap related to which of the following games?
     a) Cricket
     b) Hockey
     c)
Badminton
     d) Football
     e) Table Tennis
25. A village-level marketing platform, set up the first time in the country in which of the following states?
     a) Madhya Pradesh
     b) Arunachal Pradesh
     c)
Gujarat
     d) Bihar
     e) Kerala
26. An interlocutor appointed by the centre for which of following states?
     a) Himanchal Pradesh
     b)
Jammu & Kashmir
     c) Kerala
     d) Assam
     e) Nagaland
27. Which among the following countries is largets producer of milk?
     a) China
     b) Russia
     c)
India
     d) Pakistan
     e) Bangladesh

28. LIBOR stands for –
     a) London Interbank Offered Rate
     b) London Interbank Official Ratio
     c) London-India Beauro of Regulations
     d) London Interbank Offset Rate
     e) None of these
29. Which of the following countries is on top in the global project finance market? 
     a) Australia
     b) Germany
     c) Brazil
     d) USA
     e)
India
30. Which of the following is the major cause to adopt Basel II norms by all banks?
      a)
Risk management
      b) RBI forced all banks to control money supply
      c) To adopt international standards of accounting   
      d) Transparency in disclosure
      e) None of these
31. Teaser loan rate is –
     a) a simple interest rate
     b) a fixed interest rate
     c)
a low interest rate in the begining and subsequently increases
     d) a high interest rate in the begining and subsequently decreases
     e) None of these
32. ADB has approved a loans worth $90mn for power projects in which of the following states?
      a) Madhya Pradesh
      b) West Bengal
      c) Jharkhand
      d)
Bihar
      e) Kerala
33. Which of the followings advices can be given to the Finance Minister by member of planning 
      commission in a pre-budget analysis?
      A) Major steps should be taken to boost agriculture production
      B) Subsidies should be given on agriculture products
      C) Reduce the Fiscal Deficit

      a) Only (A)    b) Only (B)    c) Only (C)    d) Both (A) & (B)     e) All (A), (B) & (C)

34. Which of the following banks / financial institutions has decided to create a common core banking 
      infrastructure for rural banks?
      a) IDBI
      b) RBI
      c)
NABARD
      d) SIDBI
      e) NIFTY
35. As per 2011 World Economic Forum’s annual meeting held in Davos, which of the following is a
     major risk in growth of world economy?  – high credit demand growth
Note : May be some of the ans./options are wrong  as all ques’s answers are  based on  memory. If anybody know about other questions of that exam.
Plz.. write in comment section..

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10 Responses to BOB (PO) GK-Paper 2011

  1. Durga says:

    In Which state is the famous Sabarimala Temple located in India?
    a) Karnataka
    b) Kerala
    c)Andhra Pradesh
    d)Tamilnadu

    Ans) Kerala

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