Quiz 502 : GK for Bank PO - General Knowledge Today

Quiz 502 : GK for Bank PO

1.One of the following banks is the oldest Public Sector Bank in India having branches all over India and serving the customers for the last 145 years and even today. Identify that Bank:
(A)Punjab National Bank
(B)Bank of India
(C)State Bank of India
(D)Allahabad Bank

2.There were two Narasimham Committees. Narasimham Committee -I was formed in 1991 and Narasimham Committee -II was formed in 1998. In this context, which among the following statements is correct?
(A)First Narsimhmam Committee was related to Tax Reforms and Second Narsimhmam Committee was related to Banking Reforms
(B)First as well as Second Narsimhmam Committees were related to Tax Reforms
(C)First as well as Second Narsimhmam Committees were related to Banking Reforms
(D)First Narsimhmam Committee was related to Banking Reforms and Second Narsimhmam Committee was related to Tax Reforms

3.For which of the following, the Reserve Bank of IndiaThe Reserve Bank of India was established on April 1, 1935 in accordance with the provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 with ..... has stipulated a maximum Capital Adequacy Requirements in India?
(A)Private Sector Banks
(B)Banks that Undertake Insurance Business
(C)Local Area Banks
(D)Scheduled Commercial Banks

4.Investment in which among the following is the Most Risk Free asset of a Bank as per the RBI guidelines?
(A)Housing Loans
(B)Government Approved Securities
(C)Venture CapitalProfessional moneys co-invested with the entrepreneur usually to fund an early stage, more risky venture. Offsetting the high risk is the promise of higher return ..... Investments
(D)Loans against Jewellery

5.Consider the following
1. Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process (ICAAP)
2. Supervisory Review and Evaluation Process (SREP)
Which among the following statement is correct in this context?
(A)ICAAP is done by banks themselves and SREP is done by RBI
(B)SREP is done by Banks themselves and ICAAP is done by RBI
(C)Both are done by RBI
(D)Both are done by Banks themselves

6.Where is located International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) ?
(D)New York

7.Which among the following programme was started with the assistance of Ford Foundation?
(A)Community Development ProgrammeCommunity Development Programme: 1952 Post Independence, the first major development programme launched in India was Community Development Programme in 1952. Core philosophy was overall development of .....
(B)Intensive Agriculture Development program (IADP)
(C)Intensive Agriculture Area programme (IAAP)
(D)High Yielding Variety ProgrammeHigh Yielding Variety Programme (HYVP): 1966-67 The High Yielding Variety Programme (HYVP) was launched in the Kharif of 1966-67 with an objective to attain self-sufficiency in ..... (HYVP)

8.From which of the following countries Green RevolutionThe Green Revolution increased in production needed to make India self-sufficient in food grains. These three measures adopted for the improvement of agriculture, food grain ..... started?

9.Which among the following body gives "Avicenna Prize" for ethics in science?
(D)World Science Forum

10.The term Round Revolution is most closely associated with which among the following?

11.From which of the following financial years, Seed Crop InsuranceThe seed crop insurance scheme has been introduced to provide financial security & income stability to the Seed Growers in the event of failure of ..... began in India?

12.Where is located the "National Seed Research and Training Centre"?

13.After Wells and Tube wells, which among the following is the largest source of Irrigation in India1. At the time of commencement of the First Five Year Plan in 1951, population of India was about 361 million and annual food grain .....?
(D)Ponds and Lakes

14.The calculations of "Cultural command area " are used in which among the following?
(A)Preparation of a Land Development Plan
(B)Designing an Irrigation Plan
(C)Prepare a plan for new crops introduction
(D)Design the agricultural policy

15.The National Rainfed Area Authority (NRAA) has been constituted to give focused attention to the problems of rainfed areas of the country. The NRAA is a / an ________?
(A)Advisory Body
(B)Constitutional Body
(C)Statutory Body
(D)None of them

Last Updated: January 31, 2012



  1. Anonymous says:

    very nice and quite helpful

  2. Anonymous says:

    Dear Admin,

    It would be of great help if you could place the mega quizzes starting from June-2010 to April-2011 for the upcoming UPSC exams.

    An aspirant.

  3. Anonymous says:

    question no 1. i think Punjab National bank is oldet public sector bank in india

  4. Anonymous says:

    oldest bank in india is SBI

  5. Munnaaa V says:

    real good effort...
    i thnk U so much for ur concern...

  6. Anonymous says:

    according to wikipedia, state bank of india is the oldest bank in india.

  7. Amit sharma says:

    HI all ,
    Punjab national bank is first fully nationalized bank but it is not the oldest bank ,
    and no way State bank of India is the oldest bank :) there are lots older bank than State Bank of India

  8. Desparedo says:

    This is absolutely right, Allahabad Bank is the Oldest public sector bank in India.

  9. Tripti Nanhoriya says:

    ya Allahabad bank is only the oldest bank serving d customers fr d last 145 yrs.

  10. Tripti Nanhoriya says:

    Methods Of Agriculture Sector In India :

    Blue Revolution = Fish production
    Brown Revolution = Leather/non-conventional production
    Green Revolution = Agriculture production
    Grey Revolution = Fertilizer production
    Pink Revolution = Pharmaceutical production
    Red Revolution = Meat & Tomato production
    Round Revolution = Potato production
    Silver Revolution = Egg production
    White Revolution = Milk production

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