(Papers) IBPS Clerk Previous Year Exam Paper "Held on 27-11-2011, 1st Sitting - General Awareness" (Eastern Zone)

(Papers) IBPS Clerk Previous Year Exam Paper "Held on 27-11-2011, 1st Sitting - General Awareness" (Eastern Zone)

151. India has agreed to provide financial help to which of the following countries so that it can also implement its 10th Five Year’s Plan (2008 - 13) successfully?

(1) Afghanistan
(2) Myanmar
(3) Pakistan
(4) Nepal
(5) Bhutan

152. Which of the following States is a major producer of Sugar in India?

(1) Goa
(2) Punjab
(3) Jammu & Kashmir
(4) Himachal Pradesh
(5) Maharashtra

153. A bank branch receives a counterfeit note of Rs. 100 from the customer. which customer wants it back. Which of the following action should be taken by the Bank?

(1) Will return to customer
(2) Will impound and not return
(3) Will ask for exchange of note
(4) Will replace with genuine note
(5) Will check all the notes in possession with the customer which are not being deposited also

154. Which of the following is Dot a mode of foreign capital inflow in India?

(1) FDI
(2) NRI deposits
(3) FII
(4) No frills accounts
(5) None of these

155. Exporters and importers in India are required to know ‘FEMA’ rules. What does the letter ‘M’ denote in the term ‘FEMA’?

(1) Money
(2) Material
(3) Mega
(4) Management
(5) Micro

156. China has asked India to suspend operations of ONGC Videsh in South China Sea. ONGC Videsh is an organization engaged in -

(1) Oil exploration
(2) Fishing and Pearl Culture
(3) Research in Oceanography
(4) Development of Ports and Shipyards
(5) Providing technology for converting sea water into potable water

157. In India, which of the following have the highest share in the disbursement of credit to agriculture and allied activities?

(1) Commercial Banks
(2) Cooperative Banks
(3) Private sector Banks
(4) Microfinance Institutions
(5) Regional Rural Banks

158. Prime Minister of India visited which of the following places in September 2011 to address the General Assembly or the United Nation Organization?

(1) New York
(2) Washington DC
(3) Rome
(4) Vienna
(5) Paris

159. Which of the following banks was not nationalized in 1969?

(1) Punjab National Bank
(2) Bank of India
(3) State Bank of India
(4) Bank of Baroda
(5) Bank of Maharastra

160. Bad debts mean which of the following?

(1) Amounts owed loa company that are going 10 be paid with in a month
(2) Amounts owed to a company that are not going to be paid
(3) Amounts owed to a company that are going to be paid within 1 year
(4) Amounts owed to a company that are not going to be paid within 3 years
(5) Amounts owed to a company that are going to be paid within 6 months

161. Pakistan has raised objection over the construction of Kishanganga Hydro Power project being developed in-

(1) Rajasthan
(2) Jammu & Kashmir
(3) Gujarat
(4) Punjab
(5) Himachal Pradesh

162. Who among the following is the Leader of the Opposition in the present Rajya Sabha ?

(1) Sri Sharad Joshi
(2) Sri Ravi Shankar Prasad
(3) Sri Arun Jaitley
(4) Sri A. K. Antony
(5) None of these

163. Which of the following is NOT a bank or finance company?

(1) ABN Amro
(2) HSBC
(3) Lufthansa
(4) BNP Paribas
(5) Barclays

164. What is the maximum permissible limit for investment in PPP account in a financial year?

(1) Rs. 1 lakh
(2) Rs. 70,000
(3) Rs. 50,000
(4) Rs. 60,000
(5) There is no limit

165. In our country. a cheque remains valid for payment for_____from the date of issue.

(1) 3 months
(2) 6 months
(3) 9 months
(4) 12 month
(5) 18 months

166. The Government of India. has acquired RBI’s stake in one of the major banks of India. Which of the following is the bank?

(1) AXIS Bank
(2) IDBI Bank
(3) ICICI Bank
(4) State Bank of India
(5) None of these

167. Lasith Malinga is a famous player associated with the game of

(1) Hockey
(2) Badminton
(3) Lawn Tennis
(4) Cricket
(5) Football

168. Credit Cards are known as -

(1) Hard money
(2) Easy money
(3) Soft money
(4) Plastic money
(5) Real money

169. Who among the following is the President of Nepal at present and was In news recently?

(1) Sri Ram Baran Yadav
(2) Sri Baburam Bhattarat
(3) Sri Gyanendra Shah
(4) Sri Madhav Kumar Nepal
(5) None of these

170. Which of the following is one of the sites from where Rockets are launched by ISRO. the Space Agency of India?

(1) Sriharikota
(2) Tarapore
(3) Guwahati
(4) Trombay
(5) Jaitapur

171. Sri Burhanuddin Rabbani who died recently was the former President of-

(1) Pakistan
(2) Afghanistan
(3) Iraq
(4) Iran
(5) Bangladesh

172. Which of the following books is written by Salman Rushdie ?

(1) The Golden Gate
(2) The God of Small Things
(3) The Immortals
(4) Satanic Verses
(5) Two Lives

173. Sex Ratio (number of females per 1000 males) as per recent data released by the census commission of India is -

(1) 930
(2) 980
(3) 976
(4) 941
(5) 990

174. On domestic term deposits, banks in our country generally offer additional rate of interest on term deposits from -

(1) Minors
(2) Married women
(3) Govt. employees
(4) Rural residents
(5) Senior citizens

175. Which of the following instruments cannot be transferred from one person to another by Endorsement?

(1) Fixed Deposit Receipt
(2) Cheque
(3) Bill of Exchange
(4) Promissory Note
(5) None of these

176. ‘Crossing’ applies to which of the following instruments?

(1) Cheques
(2) Bills
(3) Promissory Notes
(4) Hundies
(5) Fixed Deposit receipts

177. Which of the following terms is NOT associated with the game of Football ?

(1) Dead Ball
(2) Back pass
(3) Comer Kick
(4) Maiden over
(5) Goal Line

178. Which of the following Is a Development Bank?

(1) HDFC Bank
(2) National Housing Bank
(3) Central Bank of India
(4) Saraswat Co. Op. Bank
(5) HSBC Bank

179. The second Africa India Porum Summit 2011 was organized in May2011 in-

(1) Sun City
(2) New Delhi
(3) AddisAbaba
(4) Nairobi
(5) Pretoria

180. Which of the following assets can be mortgaged?

(1) Stock
(2) Book Debts
(3) National Savings CertiJlcates
(4) Shares
(5) Land and Building

181. Preshipment packing credit advances are generally given by banks to-

(1) Farmers
(2) Retail Traders
(3) Professionals
(4) Exporters
(5) Transport Operators

182. Among the banks in our country, which of the following is not a foreign bank?

(1) HSBC
(2) Standard Chartered Bank
(3) BNP Paribas
(4) Citi Bank NA
(5) Ing Vysya Bank

183. India has an extensive Nuclear Energy Pact with which of the following countries which will enable it to build many nuclear power stations in the country ?

(1) Russia
(2) USA
(3) Japan
(4) Germany
(5) China

184. Which of the following is the unit of electric current?

(1) Kelvin
(2) Mole
(3) Candela
(4) Erg
(5) Ampere

185. Which of the following countries is a member of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)?

(1) Azerbaijan
(2) Nepal
(3) Qatari
(4) Oman
(5) Vietnam

186. Which of the following is the Currency of Iran?

(1) Dinar
(2) Rial
(3) Lari
(4) Rufiyaa
(5) Dirham

187. Which of the following is a foreign bank having offices/branches in India?

(1) Yes Bank
(2) HDFC Bank
(3) IDBI Bank
(4) Karnataka Bank
(5) Standard Chartered Bank

188. The Head Quarters of the International Court of Justice is located in-

(1) Vienna
(2) London
(3) Tokyo
(4) Paris
(5) Hague

189. What are teaser loans?

(1) Fixed Rate of Interest charged by Banks
(2) Floating rate of interest charged by banks
(3) Rate of interest in the initial period is very less and increases steeply in later years
(4) Rate of interest in the later years goes down substantially
(5) None of these

190. Which of the following Awards is given for excellence in the field of Cinema ?

(1) Kalidas Samman
(2) Dada Saheb Phalke Award
(3) Saraswati Samman
(4) Ashok Chakra
(5) Kirti Chakra

191. BCCI is an organization working in the field of-

(1) Sports
(2) Science & Technology
(3) Space Research
(4) Social Welfare
(5) World Peace

192. Which of the following is NOT a Public Sector Undertaking?

(1) Eastern Coal Fields Ltd.
(2) Cotton Corporation of India Ltd.
(3) Bharat Bhari Udyog Nigam Ltd.
(4) ACC Ltd.
(5) Goa Shipyard Ltd.

193. Who among the following is NOT a Minister in Union Cabinet?

(1) Sri Kamal Nath
(2) Sri Sharad Pawar
(3) Sri S. M. Krishna
(4) Smt. Ambika Soni
(5) Ms. Mamta Banerjee

194. Amitabh Bachchan was given Best Actor Award in 57th National Film Award for 2010 for his acting in the film -

(1) Baabul
(2) Cheeni Kum
(3) Paa
(4) Buddha Hoga Tera Baap
(5) Bhoothnath

195. Which of the following is NOT the name of the sensitive index of any global stock exchange?

(1) Nasdaq
(2) Nikkei
(3) Kospi
(4) Dow Jones
(5) SEBI

196. Who among the following is NOT a well known author of Indian origin?

(1) Kiran Desai
(2) Shobha De
(3) Gagan Narang
(4) Chetan Bhagat
(5) Vikram Chandra

197. Which of the following Cups/Trophies is associated with the game of Lawn Tennis?

(1) Rothman Trophy
(2) Thomas Cup
(3) Wimbledon Trophy
(4) Deodhar Trophy
(5) Indira Gold Cup

198. Which one of the following aptly describes the business of insurance?

(1) Insurance is about collective bearing of risk
(2) Insurance pays to one person from money collected from another person
(3) Insurance is about disaster management
(4) Insurance is about paying for others’ mistakes
(5) None of these

199. Which of the following welfare schemes is launched by the Government of India?

(1) Jeevan Aadhar
(2) Komal Jeevan
(3) Mid Day Meal Yojana
(4) Jeevan Amrit
(5) Jeevan Mitra

200. Which of the following Awards was given to WS Laxman in 2011 by the Government of India?

(1) Padmashri
(2) Padma Vibhushan
(3) Arjuna Award
(4) Sportsman of the Year
(5) Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

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