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Banking and financial Awareness Previous Year Questions

Q 21. The National Rural Employment Guarantee Act is now known by which of the following names?

(a) Indira Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Act
(b) Rajiv Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Act
(c) Jawaharlal Nehru Rural Employment Guarantee Act
(d) Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Act
(e) All , and
Ans: (d)

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Q 22. Which of the following initiative is/are taken by the Government of India to boost the development of agriculture?
Accelerated Irrigation Benefit programme
Fertiliser Subsidy Scheme
Public Distribution System

(a) Only
(b) Only
(c) Only
(d) Only and
(e) All , and
Ans: (d)

Q 23. Who is the author of the book Patrons of the Poor : Caste Politics and Policy Making in India?

(a) Narayan Lakshman
(b) Greg Lindsay
(c) Khushwant Singh
(d) Salman Rushdie
(e) None of the above
Ans: (a)

Q 24. Which of the following Indian Universities is Asia’s largest residential university?

(a) Allahabad University
(b) Utkal University
(c) Banaras Hindu University
(d) Anna University
(e) Jawaharlal Nehru University
Ans: (c)

Q 25. The minimum age for becoming a member of Rajya Sabha is

(a) 28 yr
(b) 40 yr
(c) 30 yr
(d) 35 yr
(e) 25 yr
Ans: (c)

Q 26. Which day would be celebrated as Safe Motherhood Day as announced by Health Ministry of India?

(a) 7th March
(b) 8th March
(c) 9th March
(d) 10th March
(e) None of these
Ans: (b)

Q 27. Shivasumdaram Hydro Power Project is located in which state?

(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Karnataka
(c) Kerala
(d) Tamilnadu
(e) None of these
Ans: (b)

Q 28. The judges of the Supreme Court of India now retire at the age of

(a) 58 years
(b) 60 years
(c) 62 years
(d) 65 years
(e) 68 years
Ans: (d)

Q 29. Which of the following is a good and rich source of vitamin ‘C’?

(a) Milk
(b) Radish
(c) Mango
(d) Lemon Juice
(e) Banana
Ans: (d)

Q 30. Which of the following is the Chemical name of the salt we use in our kitchen?

(a) Calcium Carbonate
(b) Calcium Chloride
(c) Sodium Carbonate
(d) Sodium Chloride
(e) Ammonium Sulphate
Ans: (b)

Q 31. Who amongst the following can take benefit of the Social Security Fund established by the Government of India for unorganised workers?

(a) Primary school teacher
(b) Employee of Sugar Factory
(c) Textile Mazdoor
(d) Rickshaw Puller
(e) Clerk in a factory
Ans: (d)

Q 32. India has an agreement with USA for producing energy in the form of

(a) Hydraulic
(b) Thermal
(c) Nuclear
(d) Solar
(e) All of these forms
Ans: (c)

Q 33. In case a major war breaks out between two nations, which of the following organisations/agencies will be seen in the battle field, in addition to the armies of the fighting parties?

(a) WTO
(b) Red Cross
(c) CARE
(d) OPEC
(e) All of these
Ans: (b)

Q 34. An individual visiting UAE will have to make his/her payments in which of the following currencies?

(a) Dirham
(b) Taka
(c) Baht
(d) Peso
(e) Dinar
Ans: (a)

Q 35. Which of the following is a food crop?

(a) Maize
(b) Cotton
(c) Palm
(d) Jute
(e) Jatropha
Ans: (a)

Q 36. Vedanta Alumina is a company operating in the area of

(a) Shipping
(b) Mining
(c) Cement
(d) Textiles
(e) Banking
Ans: (b)

Q 37. Which of the following is the abbreviated name associated with food security?

(a) ASHA
(b) PDS
(c) WTO
(d) OPEC
(e) NPA
Ans: (b)

Q 38. Which of the following awards is given to sports persons in India ?

(a) Shantiswarup Bhatnagar Awards
(b) Arjuna Award
(c) Kalidas Samman
(d) Saraswati Samman
(e) None of these
Ans: (b)

Q 39. Which of the following Awards is given to a sports coach?

(a) Arjuna Award
(b) Khel Ratna Puraskar
(c) Sportsman of the year Award
(d) Dronacharya Award
(e) None of these
Ans: (d)

Q 40. What is the purpose of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act?

(a) To provide employment to all those who are unemployed
(b) To provide 100 days employment to those who are willing to take a job
(c) To ensure that nobody in a village remains unemployed
(d) To ensure that people get enough income during off season
(e) None of these
Ans: (b)

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