SBI Clerks General Awareness Practice Questions and Answers

1. Present Cash Reserve Ratio is……………
1) 4.25% 2) 9.0% 3) 7.0% 4) 8.0% 5) 23.0%

2. Which among the following is not a private bank?
1) HDFC 2) ICICI 3) SBH 4) Axis Bank 5) Yes Bank

3. How many banks were nationalized by Smt. Indira Gandhi government in 1969?
1) 8 2) 20 3) 14 4) 19 5) 50

4. On 19th November 2012, World Peace and Prosperity Foundation conferred the bravery award on …… for her bravery and commitment to education for girls in adverse conditions in Swat, Pakistan?
1) Nasima Hones 2) Libana Younu
3) Hamida Begum 4) Nasinsa Yonu
5) Malala Yousafzai

5. NAM (Non-Aligned Movement) details are given. Pick the wrong statement.
1) Non-Aligned Movement was founded in Belgrade in 1961
2) Presently there are 120 members
3) 16th Summit recently held in Tehran, Iran on 26-31 August 2012
4) Manmohan Singh is the present chairman of the summit
5) 17th Summit will be held in Caracas (Venezuela)

6. Which book not written by Chetan Bhagat?
1) 2 States 2) The 3 Mistakes of My Life
3) Swamy and His Friends
4) One Night @ the Call Center 5) Revolution 2020

7. 'Maa Thota' scheme in Andhra Pradesh sponsored by ……….
1) Andhra Bank 2) Union Bank of India 3) NABARD 4) NHB 5) RBI

8. On 6th October 2012, who granted $ 500 million for the success of Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) in India?
1) IMF 2) IDA 3) IFC 4) ADB 5) World Bank

9. A customer agreed to deposit some amount monthly to reap a huge amount on maturity date. This deposit is called………………..
1) Recurring account 2) Savings Account
3) Fixed Deposit 4) Current Account
5) Loan Account

10. The days list given. Pick the wrong one.
1) 1 October - International Day of the Elderly
2)14 November - National Diabetes Day
3) 24 October - United Nations Day
4) 27 September - World Tourism Day 5) None

11. 2012 ICC T20 world cup hosted by …………..
1) India 2) Sri Lanka 3) South Africa 4) Australia 5) England

12. In which event, the Silver medal got by Vijay Kumar in London Olympics 2012?
1) Men’s Kabaddi 2) Men’s freestyle 60kg category in wrestling
3) 1000 m Hurdles 4) 25 m rapid fire pistol 5) Boxing

13. I am visiting Bangladesh. So I should have …………, which is a local currency?
1) Rial 2) Dinar 3) Rupiah 4) Taka 5) Peso

14. Financial inclusion means………
1) Providing banking services in rural areas with affordable cost
2) Providing corporate accounts in industrial area
3) Giving many joint accounts to save the money of banks
4) Not to allow the banks to open the branches in village area
5) All of the above

15. Which committee submitted a report on Micro Finance Sector?
1) K.C.Chakravarthy 2) Parthasarathy Shome
3) Y.H.Malegam 4) C.Rangarajan 5) Sri Krishna

16. 26th meeting of the International Monetary and Financial Committee held on 12th October 2012 at ……………… attended by Chidambaram.
1) New Delhi 2) Tokyo 3) Rio 4) Washington 5) Manila

17. In 2012-13, the Public Sector Banks must disburse ……………for Agriculture Loans.
1) Rs.6.5 lakh Cr 2) Rs.3 lakh Cr 3) Rs.16 lakh Cr 4) Rs.6 lakh Cr
5) Rs 3.75 lakh Cr

18. BASEL committee stress on…………
1) Branch establishment 2) Risk management
3) Appointment of clerical staff in banks
4) Loans to business people 5) Green banking

19. The chief of World Bank is……………
1) Christine Legarde 2)Vineeth Verman
3) Dominique Strauss Kahn
4) Montek Singh Ahluwalia 5) Jim Yong Kim

20. 19th International AIDS conference 2012 was held at………….. from July 22 to 27, 2012.
1) Washington DC 2) New York 3) Paris
4) Geneva 5) New Delhi

21. Paradip sea port is in the state of…………
1) Odisha 2) Goa 3) Andhra Pradesh 4) West Bengal 5) Gujarat

142. 12th Five Year Plan (2012-17) GDP target is...
1) 8.2 percent 2) 9.5 percent 3) 9.0 percent
4) 9.2 percent 5) 10.25 percent

23. On 4th October 2012, to provide more powers to Forward Markets Commission, Union Cabinet approved the amendment of FCRA Bill. FCRA
means…
1) Forward Contact Regularization Act
2) Front Contract Regulation Act
3) Forward Company Regulation Act
4) First Contract Regulation Act
5) Forward Contract Regulation Act

24. ‘Hyper inflation’ means……………
1) Inflation and Deflation occurs one after another
2) Extremely slow growth of inflation
3) Extreme inflation which is out of control
4) No inflation seen
5) Inflation is there but it is not seen

25. On 20th October 2012, Manmohan Singh launched Aadhaar-enabled service delivery system at....
1) Thambeli 2) Uppugundur 3) Bandlapalli 4) Manwel 5) Dudu

26. Punch Line used in the logo of ‘11th Conference of Parties ‘(COP-11) Convention on Biological Diversity, ‘Hyderabad is…………
1) Nature Protects if she is protected
2) Green Economy! Does it include you?
3) Save Earth, You are Protected
4) Plant Tree, It plants your future
5) Do not do harm to Nature

27. Who puts the signature on Rs.1 paper currency note?
1) RBI Governor 2) RBI Deputy Governor
3) Finance Secretary 4) Finance Minister
5) Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission

28. On 29th Oct 2012, RBI decided to do open market operations worth of ……… by purchase of government securities.
1) Rs.14,000 Cr. 2) Rs.18,000 Cr. 3) Rs.4,000 Cr.
4) Rs.5,000 Cr. 5) Rs.12,000 Cr.

29. ……..is not the wing of World Bank Group.
1) MIGA (Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency)
2) IDA (International Development Association)
3) IFC (International Finance Corporation)
4) ADB (Asian Development Bank)
5) IMF (International Monetary Fund)

30. The list of Noble Prize winners 2012 given. Pick the wrong one.
1) Serge Haroche of France and David J. Wineland of USA got Noble in Physics
2) Robert J. Lefkowitz and Brian K. Kobilka (both belong to USA) got Noble in Chemistry
3) Sir John B. Gurdon of UK and Shinya Yamanaka of Japan got Noble in Medicine
4) Mo Yan of China was conferred with Noble in Literature
5) Red cross was conferred with Noble in Peace

31. Which Scheme was introduced to encourage the savings of the small investors in domestic capital market investing up to Rs.50,000 in the share market directly?
1) Rajiv Gandhi Small Investors Scheme
2) Rajiv Gandhi Integrated Income Tax Scheme
3) Rajiv Gandhi Equity Saving Scheme
4) Rajiv Gandhi Investors Friendly Scheme
5) Rajiv Gandhi Equity Share Scheme

32. Pick the wrong statement relating to Syria.
1) Syria is in Africa having border with Lebanon, Turkey, Iraq and Jordan
2) Syria capital is Damascus
3) Syrian president is Bashar al Assad
4) There is civil war and the uprising against the President Bashar al Assad
5) UN -Arab League appointed Lakhdar Brahimi as the special envoy to Syria

33. On 3rd October 2012, Shubhalaxmi Panse took oath as the Chairperson and Managing Director (CMD) of..
1) Union Bank of India 2) Andhra Bank 3) ICICI
4) Punjab National Bank 5) Allahabad Bank

34. Who are the present Deputy Governors of RBI?
1) Depak Mohanthy, Subhir Gokarn, Anand Sinha and H.R.Khan
2) D.Subba Rao, Subhir Gokarn, Anand Sinha and K.C.Chakravarthy
3) K.C.Chakravarthy,Subhir Gokarn, Anand Sinha and H.R.Khan
4) Raghuram Rajan, Kaushik Basu, Y.V.Reddy and D.Subba Rao
5) Kaushik Basu, Y.V.Reddy, Amartya Sen and Chidambaram

35. Round Revolution refers to the boosting production of ………………..
1) Tomato 2) Bamboo 3) Potato 4) Mango 5) Egg

36. Who was appointed as International Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Programme on HIV / AIDS (UNAIDS)?
1) Amitabh Bacchan 2) Sachin Tendulkar
3) Aishwarya Rai 4) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
5) Amir Khan

37. A person who expects share prices are going to decline is called ……………
1) Bear 2) Bull 3) Vostro 4) NRI 5) Stale

38. Periyar Tiger Reserve is in the state of………..
1) Kerala 2) Andhra Pradesh
3) Tamilnadu 4) Bihar 5) Goa

39. In the World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Index 2012-13, India’s rank is..
1) 100 2) 75 3) 15 4) 59 5) 109

40. Sports terms are given. Pick up incorrect one.
1) Cricket - Appeal, Beamer, China man, Fine Leg, Hat-trick, Umpire Decision Review System.
2) Chess - Bishop, Capture, Grand Master, King, Pawn, Queen, Rook, Stalemate
3) Basket Ball - Basket, Blocking, Free Throw, Jump Ball, Multiple Throws
4) Hockey - Advantage, Bully, Corner, Free-hit, Goal Line, Green Card, LBW
5) Tennis - Ace, Break point, Court, Deuce, Fault, Grand Slam, Love, Referee, Set

Computer Knowledge
41. Specialized programs that assist users in locating information on the web are called:
1) Information engines 2) Locator Engines
3) Web Browsers 4) Resource Locators
5) Search Engines

42. Which of the following parts of computer does arithmetical
calculations?
1) OS 2) ALU 3) CPU 4) Memory 5) Printer

43. Peripheral devices such as Printer, Keyboard, Speakers are considered to be:
1) Hardware 2) Software 3) Data 4) Information 5) None of these

44. Which of the following is not true about Control Unit?
1) Implementing Instruction set of the CPU
2) It performs Fetching and Decoding
3) It coordinates the component of a computer system
4) It manages the computer resources
5) All are true

45. The computers which are generally used for engineering applications, which require relatively high quality graphic capabilities are called:
1) Mainframe Computers 2) Mini Computer
3) Super Computer 4) Workstation 5) None of these

46. USB is the acronym for:
1) Universal Security Block 2) Universal Security Bus
3) Universal Serial Bus 4) Under Security Block
5) None of these

47. Fourth Generation computers contain:
1) Vacuum tubes 2) Transistors 3) LSI
4) Microprocessors 5) None of the above

48. Which of the following is a permanent memory?
1) ROM 2) PROM 3) RAM 4) DRAM 5) Both 1 and 2

49. Which of the following is the fastest memory?
1) Cache 2) RAM 3) ROM 4) HDD 5) Registers

50. “TUX” is the term associated with which of the following ?
1) Google 2) Yahoo 3) Linux 4) Windows 5) Mac

51. The access method used in Magnetic tape is:
1) Random 2) Sequential 3) Serial 4) Direct 5) Parallel

52. Which of the following data transmission method allows simultaneous bi-directional data
1) Simplex 2) Half duplex 3) Duplex 4) Digital 5) Analog

53. Expand MP4
1) Music Player 4 2) MPEG layer 4 3) Movie Player 4 4) All the above
5) None of the above

54. The bar which is usually located at the bottom of the desktop of Windows XP is known as:
1) Task bar 2) Icon 3) Start menu 4) Menu bar 5) Control panel

55. The most reliable network topology is:
1) Mesh Topology 2) Bus Topology
3) Star Topology 4) Ring Topology
5) Tree Topologysh Topology

56. Which of the following is an example of transmission media?
1) Fiber Optics 2) Coaxial Cable
3) Microwaves 4) Satellites 5) All the above

57. Which of the following units decodes data and presents it to the user is:
1) Output Unit 2) Memory Unit
3) Control Unit 4) Arithmetic and Logical Unit
5) Central Processing Unit

58. Which of the following is a part of CPU?
1) Monitor 2) Keyboard 3) Control Unit 4) Mouse 5) Joystick

59. Which of the following converts an entire program into Machine Language?
1) Compiler 2) Interpreter 3) Translator 4) CPU 5) All the above

60. ..... are privately-owned network within a single building or a campus of up to a few kilometers in size.
1) LAN 2) WAN 3) MAN 4) Internet 5) All the above

61. In MS word, a green line under a word means it is :
1) Grammatically Incorrect 2) No specific meaning
3) Spelling mistake 4) All the above 5) None of the above

62. RAM stands for:
1) Read Access Memory 2) Random Access Memory
3) Reading Accessing Memory 4) Random Address Memory 5) None of these

63. The short cut key in Windows XP to copy the selection is:
1) Ctrl + X 2) Ctrl + V 3) Ctrl + C 4) Ctrl + Y 5) Alt + C

64. HTML stands for:
1) Hyper Transfer Model Language
2) Hyper Transfer Markup Language
3) Hyper Text Model Language
4) Hyper Text Mark-up Language
5) None of these

65. Which of the following is a personal, online journal that appears on a website?
1) Wiki 2) IM 3) Blog 4) Email 5) Chat room

66. A .... is used to connect a computer to a network
1) Network Intermediate Unit
2) Network Interconnection Card
3) Network Interface Card
4) Network Conversion Card 5) None of these

67. A ........... is a privately owned 'Organization-Wide' network.
1) Internet 2) Intranet 3) Subnet 4) Monnet 5) None of the above

68. Which of the following technology is used for Internet Connectivity?
1) ISDN 2) Dial UP 3) Broadband 4) Wireless 5) All the above

69. Sending already received email to another recipient is:
1) Replying 2) Forwarding 3) Answering
4) Drafting 5) None of the above

70. Which of the following is a valid power point view?
1) Normal View 2) Slide Sorter View
3) Note Page View 4) Slide Show View
5) All the above

71. Which of the following memory allows simultaneous read and write operation?
1) RAM 2) EPROM 3) EEPROM 4) ROM 5) EAPROM

72. A....... enables traffic between two networks
1) Gateway Server 2) Web Server
3) E mail server 4) Database server
5) None of the above

73. Pick the odd one out.
1) Microsoft 2) Ubuntu 3) Windows XP 4) MAC 5) Unix

74. Function key to get help is:
1) F1 2) F2 3) F3 4) F4 5) F12

75. Which of the following is the way of connecting computer
in a network?
1) LAN 2) Internet 3) Intranet 4) MAN 5) Topology

76. .... is a set of software components that adds specific
abilities to a larger software application?
1) Gateway 2) Internet 3) Patch 4) Plugin 5) None of these

77. What is an email attachment?
1) A receipt sent by the recipient
2) A separate document from another program sent along with an e-mail
3) A malicious Virus that feeds on the messages and destroys the contents
4) A list of CC or BCC recipients
5) A friend to whom e-mail is sent regularly

78. A ... is a pre-designed document that already has coordinating fonts, a layout, and a background.
1) Guide 2) Model 3) Ruler 4) Template 5) None of these

79. Linux is an example of:
1) Freeware 2) Open source software
3) Shareware 4) Complimentary
5) None of these

80. In Windows XP, ...... shows the files, folders and drives
on the computer, making it easy to navigate from one location to the another?
1) Microsoft Internet Explorer
2) Windows Explorer 3) My Computer
4) Folders Manager 5) Windows Locator

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