Quiz 598: GK for Bank PO Examinations 2012

1. RBI revision of Repo/Reverse Repo rate by 10 basis points implies, which among the following fractions:
[A]1%
[B]100%
[C]10%
[D]0.10%

0.10%


2. In 2011, only 4 countries were Polio-endemic, down from more than 125 in 1998. Three of them were India, Pakistan, Afghanistan. Identify the fourth country from the given options:
[A]Nigeria
[B]Srilanka
[C]Chad
[D]Bangladesh

Nigeria


3. During Elections what will happen, if the number of contesting candidates in a constituency goes beyond 64?
[A]Candidates beyond 64 are Not allowed in a constituency.
[B]Separate EVM (Electronic Voting Machine) will be used.
[C]EVMs cannot be used in such a constituency. Voting by means of ballot box will be used.
[D]None of these

EVMs cannot be used in such a constituency. Voting by means of ballot box will be used.
In case the number of contesting candidates goes beyond 64 in any constituency, EVMs cannot be used in such a constituency. The conventional method
of voting by means of ballot box and ballot paper will have to be adopted in such a constituency. EVMs can cater to a maximum of 64 candidates. There is
provision for 16 candidates in a Balloting Unit. If the total number of candidates exceeds 16, a second Balloting Unit can be linked parallel to the first
Balloting Unit. Similarly, if the total number of candidates exceeds 32, a third Balloting Unit can be attached and if the total number of candidates exceeds
48, a fourth Balloting Unit can be attached to cater to a maximum of 64 candidates.


4. Who was the last surviving veteran of the First World War?
[A]Harry Patch
[B]Claude Choules
[C]Florence Beatrice Patterson
[D]None of these

Florence Beatrice Patterson


5. Who among the following had written the book “NEW LAMPS FOR OLD” ?
[A]Bipin Chandra Pal
[B]Aurobindo Ghosh
[C]Bal Gangadhar Tilak
[D]Ashwani Kumar

Aurobindo Ghosh


6. The National Land Acquisition, Resettlement and Rehabilitation Bill aims to substitute which among the following acts?
[A]The Land Acquisition Act, 1896
[B]The Land Acquisition Act, 1884
[C]The Land Acquisition Act, 1894
[D]None Of These

The Land Acquisition Act, 1894


7. Urban Co-operative banks are governed by?
[A]State Governments
[B]RBI
[C]Both a and b
[D]Central Government

Both a and b


8. Which of the following have the highest share in the distribution of credit to agriculture and allied sectors?
[A]Co-operative banks
[B]Regional rural banks
[C]Commercial banks
[D]Indigenous money lenders

Commercial banks


9. Which among the following country is the host of SEAN 2014 meet ?
[A]Thailand
[B]Philipines
[C]Myanmar
[D]Singapore

Myanmar


10. Who among the following is responsible for the preparation of electoral rolls for a Parliamentary or Assembly Constituency?
[A]Presiding Officer
[B]District Election Officer (DEO)
[C]Electoral Registration Officer (ERO)
[D]Returning Officer (RO)

Electoral Registration Officer (ERO)
The Electoral Registration officer is responsible for the preparation of electoral rolls for a parliamentary / assembly constituency.


11. Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) refers to?
[A]NASA’s mission to Mars
[B]NASA’s mission to Moon
[C]China’s mission to build International Space Station
[D]ISRO’s planned mission to space

NASA’s mission to Moon


12. Which of the following states is/are not a part of Western Ghats?
[A]Gujarat
[B]Tamil Nadu
[C]Andhra Pradesh
[D]Both b and c

Andhra Pradesh


13. Which among these was not Stipulated in the Fiscal Responsibility And Budget Management Act 2003?
[A]Elimination of revenue deficit
[B]Elimination of primay deficit
[C]Non-borrowing by the central government from RBI except in certain situations
[D]Fixing government guarantees in any financial year as a percentage of GDP

Elimination of primay deficit


14. Inclusive growth mentioned in the 11th Five Year Plan doesn’t include?
[A]Reduction of Poverty
[B]Extension of employment opportunities
[C]Reduction of gender inequalities
[D]Strengthening capital markets

Strengthening Capital markets


15. “Core Banking” implies all but one of the following?
[A]Anywhere banking
[B]Everywhere access
[C]Technology upgradation
[D]Adoption of basel norms

Adoption of basel norms

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  • Atul
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    Hi Sir,
    In above QNO-12 what about Tamil Naidu its in Eastern Ghat?

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