Allahabad Bank (PO) GK Paper 2011

Allahabad Bank (PO) Recruitment 2011-12
General Awareness Paper held on 17th April 2011
(some question’s ans. based on memory)
1.  Who is the author of the novel “A Bend in the River “?
     a) Chetan Baghat
     b) Amitav Ghosh
V. S. Naipaul
     d) Arundhati Roy
     e) None of these
2.  Who is the author of book “Darkness at Noon”?
     a) Salman Rushdi
     b) Arun Nayyar
     c) Aravind Adiga
Arthur Koestler
     e) None of these
3.  Which of the following terms is associated with the game of Cricket?
     a) Center Forward
     b) Love
     d) Deuce
     e) None of these
4.  Muammar Muhammad al-Gaddafi is associated with the country –
     a) Egypt
     b) Ghana
     c) Tunisia

     d) Iran
5.  Which of the following is currency of UAE?
     b) Dolloar
     c) Pound
     d) EURO
     e) Dinar
6.  Who is Kapil Sibal? 
       a) Agriculture Minister
Telecom Minister
     c) Finance Minister
     d) Sports Minister
     e) None of these
7.  Well known Late Pandit Bhimsen Joshi has excelled himself in –
     a) Arts
     c) Literature

     d) Jounalism
     e) Sports
8.  What is the name of Central Bank of USA?
     a) Central Bank U.S.A
     b) Reserve Bank of USA
Federal Reserve System
     d) United States International Bank
     e) None of these
9. Vikram Pandit is associated with which of the following banks?
     a) United Bank
     b) Citigroup Bank
     c) HSBC 
     d) ICICI 
     e) HDFC
10. Which of the following metal is used in Nuclear Power production plant?
     a) Copper
     b) Zinc
     c) Iron
     e) Barium
11. Which among the following is a renewable energy source?
     A) Solar
     B) Wind

     C) Thermal

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

12. Which of the following states government proposes to setup India’s first Islamic bank in the country?
      b) Gujarat
      c) Tamilnadu
      d) Utar Pradesh
      e) Odisha
13.As per the latest survey of indian economy, which among the following sectors is likely account for 
     maximum share in country’s GDP?
     a) Agriculture
  b) Services 
     c) Industries
     d) Automobiles
     e) None of these
14. Which of the following organisations will distribute UIDAI cards among the citizens of country?
      b) RBI
      b) CSO
      d) Ministry of Foreign Affairs

      e) None of these
15. Which of the following organisation has announced to setup a core banking facilities in rural areas 
      and rural infrastucture?
      a) SBI
      b) RBI
      c) ICICI

      d) Rural Co-operative Banks
16. What does the letter M stands for in SME, a commonly used abbriviation in financial parlance? 
      a) Millionaire
      b) Miles
      d) Mid-term
      e) Monetary
17. What is the full form of SWIFT used in finance/banking sector?
     a) Society for Worldwide International Financial Telecommunication
Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication
     c) Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Taxation
     d) Society for Worldwide International Financial Taxation
     e) None of these
18. RBI appointed a committee under the chairmanship of D. Mohanty to look into –
     a) 2G spectrum scam
Implementation of Base Rate
     c) Bank’s Saving Interest rate 
     d) Inflation
     e) None of these
19. The government has proposed to setup Megha Food Parks in the country in order to-
      a) control food prices
reduce wastage of farm produce
      c) improve health facilities in urban areas

    c) improve the food supply chain 
      e) None of these
20. What does the term IRR stands for in banking/financial parlance?
      a) Interest Rate Risk
      b) Interest Rate of Return
Internal Rate of Return
      d) Internal Recovery Risk

      e) None of these
21. Which of the following organizations provide credit history of the borrowers?
      a) RBI
      b) AMFI
      c) CRISIL

      d) SEBI
22. Which among the following rates is likely to effect the bank’s loan interest rate? 
     a) Repo rate / Bank Rate
     b) CRR / SLR
     c) Inflation rate
     d) Reverse Repo Rate
     e) None of these
23. At which of the following rates a bank borrows money from RBI? 
     a) Reverse Repo Rate
     b) Cash Reserve Ratio
Repo Rate
     d) SLR
     e) None of these
24. The Indian economy has registered a growth of _________ in Fiscal Year 2009-10.
     a) 7.2%
     c) 6.7%

     d) 8.1%
     e) None of these
25. What is the expansion of the term FIMMDA?
     a) Fixed Income Money Market and Development Association of India.

     b) Floating Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India.
     c) Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India
     d) Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Agency of India.
     e) None of these
26. Which among the following countries was second largest importer of services and goods in  2009-10 ?
     a) USA
     c) India
     d) Germany
     e) Japan
27. Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus is bleong to which of following countires?
     a) Pakistan
     b) Irak
     c) UAE
     e) Afghanistan
28. Pipavav Port is situated in which of following states?
     a) Gujarat
     b) Tamilnadu
     c) Kerala
     d) Andhra Pradesh
     e) Odisha
* Pipavav Port is India’s first port in the private sector
29. Niyamgiri bauxite mining project is to be carried out in which of the following states? 
     a) West Bengal
     c) Jharkhand
     d) Andhra Pradesh
     e) None of these
30. Which of the following schemes has been launched by govenment of india for school childrens?
      a) MNREGA

      b) SEWA
Mid Day Meal 
      d) UIDAI
      e) None of these
31. The precautionary limit of the Lok-Adalat has been fixed up to Rs._______
     a) 5 lakh
10 lakh
     c) 15 lakh

     d) 20 lakh
     e) None of these
32. Which of the following theories is used in economic parlance?
Keynesian theory
      b) Pascal’s Theory
      c) Gravity Theory
      d) Affinity matrix
      e) None of these
33. Which of the following terms is not used in banking/finance parlance?
      a) Credit
      b) Debit
      c) Discount
Absolute Zero
      e) None of these
34. Which of the following terms is not used in banking/finance parlance?
      a) Balance sheet
      b) Commercial paper
HIV virus
      d) Hedge fund
      e) None of these
35. What is CARTOSAT-2B?
      a) a fighter jet developed by DRDO 
an advanced Remote Sensing Satellite built by ISRO
      c) an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) developed by India’s ADE  
      d) a type of supercomputer developed by IIT, Khadagpur
      e) None of these
36. Which among the following european countries is facing debt crisis?
      b) Netherland
      c) France
      d) Portugal
      e) None of these
37. Which of the following acts was introduced to prevent the utilisation of money derived from crime?
      a) Banking Regulation Act, 1949
      b) Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002
      d) Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation Act, 1961 
      e) None of these
38. ASHA scheme aims at which of the following areas?
      b) Food
      c) Education
      d) Employment
      e) None of these
39. Which of the following document show the balance of cash of an individual in banking/finanancial
      instituions on a particular date?
      a) Annual Trade Report
Reconciliation Statement
      c) Balance Sheet
      d) Quarterly return statement submitted to RBI
      e) None of these
40. Which among the following terms is not related to banking/finance sector?
      a) Amortization
      b) Breakeven Point
      c) Acid Test Ratio
ELISA test
      e) None of these
41. As per National Advisory Council (NAC) recommendations for National Food Security Bill
     (NFSB) which one of following is true in context of priority sector households?
      a) Each BPL family would be entitled by law to get 20 kg of rice or wheat per month 
      b) Each BPL family would be entitled by law to get 25 kg of rice or wheat per month 
      c) Each BPL family would be entitled by law to get 30 kg of rice or wheat per month 
Each BPL family would be entitled by law to get 35 kg of rice or wheat per month 
      e) None of these
42. As per the union budget fiscal deficit pegged at ______.
      a) 3.2% of GDP
4.6% of GDP
      c) 3.6% of total costs
      d) 4.2% of total costs
      e) None of these

         (Note : no financial year was given in the question so some confusion there, but for FY 2011-12 
           it is 4.6% of GDP and for current FY 2010-11 it is 5.1% of GDP).
43. Which among the following terms is not related to banking/finance sector?
      a) Prime rate
      b) Line of Credit
Centrifugal force
      d) Solvency
      e) None of these
44. Which of the following institutions/banks is the primary monetary authority of India?
      a) SBI
      c) SEBI
      d) Finance Ministry

      e) None of these
45. How much initial amount will subsidised by the government to get new LPG connection for a 
      single poor person? 
      a) Rs. 500
      b) Rs. 700
      c) Rs. 1200
Rs. 1400
      e) None of these
46. Which of the following is/are key industries in india?
      a) oil/petrolium refining
      b) steel / electricity
      c) cement / coal

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

47. Which of the following rates is long term Interest rate measure?
      a) Repo rate
Bank rate
      c) Reverse Repo Rate
      d) Fixed Interest rate
      e) None of these
48. The design of new product and improving the old product by adding new features to it is called –
      a) Product enrichment
Product enhancement
      c) High-valued product
      d) Improved product
      e) None of these
49. A group of big industrialists and businessmen of India wrote an open letter addressed to Indian 
     government on which of follwoing issues?
      a) Corporate governance
Government deficit
      c) Inflation
      d) Petrol prices
      e) None of these
50. Which among the following sectors receiving the maximum FDI equity inflow into India during
      FY 2009–10 ?
Services sector 
      b) Housing and real estate 

      c) Construction activities 
      d) Education business
      e) None of these

         The business in India receiving the maximum FDI equity inflow into India is the services sector comprising
         financial and non-financial services while construction activities and housing and real estate as the second
         and third highest sector attracting FDI India during the financial year 2009-10.
Note : May be some of the ans./options are wrong  as all question-answer
       are based on memory. If anybody know about other questions of that
       exam. Please… write in comment section.

About Naren
Full name - Narender Jangra      Location - India    Qualification - MCA

4 Responses to Allahabad Bank (PO) GK Paper 2011

  1. deepak tiwari says:

    keep it up ….
    u all tryng gud

  2. deepak tiwari says:

    how much money government will provide to BPL person for LPG cylinder
    5-none of these

  3. Rahul Shrivastava says:

    Which organisation keeps information about credit in India?
    Ans- CIBIL
    There was another quest of book -author whose options were V.S.naipal. Kiran Desai & others

  4. Omi says:

    Pls provide some question related to agriculture also. Agriculture officer

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s