Quiz 377: Test Paper for Bank PO Examinations

1.Who among the following headed second Administrative Reforms Commission?
(A)Veerappa Moily
(B)V. Ramachandran
(C)Dr. A.P. Mukherjee
(D) Justice S. Ratnavel Pandian
(E)None of them

2.Who among the following famous authors from India / of India was honored with Guggenheim Fellowship?
(A)Arvind Adiga
(B)Jhumpa Lahiri
(C)Anita Desai
(D)Salman Rushdie
(E)Arundhati Roy

3.Consider the following:
1. Private Consumption
2. Government Consumption
3. Fixed Investments
4. Net Exports
Arrange the above 4 items in decreasing order of their contribution to the demand side of growth of Indian economy in 2009-10:

4.Which among the following statements holds true in context with trends in WPI inflation in recent times in India (Food and non-food items) ?
(A)The Inflation was initially driven by the nonfood items and later became more generalized
(B)The Inflation was initially driven by the food items and later became more generalized
(C)The contribution of nonfood items towards the inflationary pressures has been negligible
(D)The WPI inflation has been driven by supply side factors alone
(E)None of the above statement is correct

5.Many a times we read in the financial newspapers about BPLR rates. Which among the following is a correct expansion of BPLR?
(A)Base Prime Lending Rate
(B)Benchmark Prime Lending Rate
(C)Benchmark Premium Lending Rate
(D)Benchmark Primary Lending Rate
(E)None of the above

6.Recently we read in the financial newspapers that using the tool of Liquidity Adjustment Facility, the Reserve Bank of India has been continuously increasing the key policy rates to suck out the excess liquidity from the market. Which among the following rates play most important role in sucking
out the liquidity in the system?
(A)Repo Rate
(B)Cash Reserve Ratio
(C)Prime Lending Rate
(E)None of the above

7.Many a times we read in the newspapers about REER which is weighted average of a India’s currency relative to an index or basket of other major currencies adjusted for the effects of inflation. What is the correct expansion of REER?
(A)Real Effective Exchange Rate
(B)Rational Effective Exchange Rate
(C)Regional Elastic Exchange rate
(D)Real Elastic Exchange rate
(E)None of the above

8.The full members of which among the following organizations are mostly described as high-income economies?
(E)None of them

9.In how many languages Reserve Bank of India’s Financial Education website is avaialble?

10.Which of the following international organizations has established International Network on Financial Education (INFE) in mid of 2008?
(A)Reserve Bank of India
(D)World Bank
(E)World Trade Organization

11.Which among the following banks is providing web based wire transfer facilities called Power Transfer to remit money to India in as short a time as 48 hours?
(C)Bank of Baroda

12.Who among the following was the chairman of RBI Working Group on Benchmark Prime lending Rate on the basis of which Base rate System is slated to switch over by the banks?
(A)Subir Gokarn
(B)Ashok Chawla
(C)Deepak Mohanty
(D)Prof. U. R. Rao
(E)None of them

13.Which of the following represents largest fraction of forest cover in India?
(A)Tropical Dry deciduous
(B)Tropical moist Deciduous
(C)Tropical Evergreen
(E)Tropical Thorny

14.In which of the following countries the largest fraction of total electricity supply is atomic energy?
(A)South Korea

15.Which among the following states in India leads in terms of
Maharastra (1942.25 MW)
Gujarat (1565.61 MW)
Karnataka (1340.23 MW)
Rajasthan (738.5 MW)
Madhya Pradesh (212.8 MW)
Kerala (26.5 MW)
West Bengal (1.10 MW) ‘, STICKY, CAPTION, ‘More Details’);” onmouseout=”return nd();”>installed wind Power
(B)Tamil Nadu
(E)West Bengal

16.Which of the following global pharma company announced the recall of 43 over-the-counter medicines intended for infants and children, affecting the United States and nine other markets world wide? (May 1, 2010)
(B)Johnson & Johnson
(D)Smith, Kline & French

17.Where are the headquarters of Indian Patent Office?
(B)New Delhi

18.The Jansankhya Sthirta Kosh also known as National Population Stabilization Fund has launched a responsible parenthood strategy which is a monetary incentive scheme aimed to push up the age of marriage of girls and delay the birth of first child. What name has been given to this scheme?

19.as per the data released by Registrar general of India in October 2009, the Infant Mortality Rate in India is 53 per 1000 births.In which of the following states infant mortality is highest in India?
(C)Uttar Pradesh
(E)Madhya Pradesh

20.With which of the following is most closely related Rgyud-bzi practiced in many parts of North India?

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