Union Bank of India Clerical Exam (IBPS CWE) Solved Paper : General Awareness

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Q:-1. World professional Billiards Champions Pankaj Advani accepted the Eklavya award, the highest            recognition for a sportsperson in Which state recently?

  1. Delhi
  2. Karnataka
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Kerala
  5. Andhra Pradesh

Q:-2. Right to Education Bill has been passed by the parliament. The Bill was introduced to help which of the following group of society?

  1. College going teenagers
  2. Those who are interested in technical educations
  3. Female student studying Sr. Secondary leval
  4. Children upto the age of 14 years
  5. All Adults who could not get formal education

Q:-3. A Special Summit of which of the following organizations was held in Pittsburgh, to workout a formula to maintain stability in economics growth in all the big countries ?

  1. G-8
  2. G-15
  3. G-20
  4. WTO
  5. NATO

 

Q:-4. Suresh Kalamadi was elected unopposed as the president of Asian ___ Association for the a third terms at Guangzhou ,China Recently.

  1. Basketball
  2. Hockey
  3. Weightlifting
  4. Atheletics
  5. Shooting

Q:-5. The outlay for which of the following games to be held in Delhi in 2010 has increased to Rs. 3472 crore ?

  1. Olympics
  2. SAARC (Games)
  3. IPL Cricket
  4. Para Olympic Games
  5. Common Wealth Games

 

Q:-6. What is the amount that has been given in the year 2009-10 (in additions to usual outlay) to improve the higher education in India ?

  1. Rs. 500 crore
  2. Rs. 750 crore
  3. Rs. 1000 crore
  4. Rs. 2000 crore
  5. Rs. 1,500 crore

Q:-7. How much percentage of the total time deposite of the Banks is locked as Statutory Liquid Reserve (SLR)?

  1. 10 %
  2. 15%
  3. 20%
  4. 25%
  5. None of these

Q8:- Which of the following terms in NOT associated with the phenomenon of Global Warming ?

  1. Ozone Depletion
  2. CO 2 Emission
  3. Green House Effects
  4. EI Nino effects
  5. Subprime Crisis

Q9:- Who amongst the following presented the Railway Budget 2009-10 in parliament after general elections?

  1. Shri Pranab Mukharjee
  2. Ms. Mamta Banerjee
  3. Shri Lal Prasad Yadav
  4. Shri Manmohan singh
  5. None of these

Q10:- As per the Union Budget 2009-10 the income upto which of the following limits is exempted form income Tax for all categories of the people?

  1. Rs.15,000
  2. Rs.30,000
  3. Rs.1 lakh
  4. Rs.2,40,000
  5. Rs.5 lakh

 

Q11:- As per the 2nd    quarterly review of the RBI’s Annual policy the Wholesale Price Index at the end of March 2010 is likely to stay at the level of___

  1. 5%
  2. 5%
  3. 6%
  4. 5%
  5. 7%

Q12:-  Which of the following is a method of irrigation in India ?

  1. Canopy
  2. Grazing
  3. Contour Farming
  4. Desalination
  5. Sprinkler

Q13:-  Which of the following states cannot be called a silk producing state?

  1. Tamil Nadu
  2. Karnataka
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. West Bengal
  5. Himachal Pradesh

Q14:- Which of the following schemes was launched to promote exports of agricultural produce and their value added products in India ?

  1. Vishesh Krishi and Gram Udyog Yojana
  2. Financial Inclusion Scheme
  3. Rastriya inclusion Scheme
  4. Van Upaj Yojna
  5. None of thase

 

Q15:- Which of the following central taxes has now been withdrawn ?

  1. Value Added Tax
  2. Commodity Transaction Tax
  3. Gift Tax
  4. Corporate Tax
  5. All of the above

Q16:- As per current guidelines what is the stake that foreign entities can hold (without prior                 permission) in the industrial units, manufacturing items reserved for the small and medium sectors in India ?

  1. 15%
  2. 20%
  3. 24%
  4. 33%
  5. None of these

Q17:- The Govt. of the India has decided to build a 84 km historic road in which of the following staes, tracing the path once taken by Emperor Akbar ?

  1. Delhi
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Bihar
  4. Gujarat
  5. Jammu & Kashmir
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Q18:- The Yashpal Panel submitted its report to the HRD Ministry a few months back. This panel was set up to review and suggest improvement in which of the following ?

  1. Higher Education
  2. Examination Pattern in CBSE schools
  3. Basic Education
  4. Pay Scales of the faculty of IIMs & IITs
  5. Adult Education

Q19:- Which of the following sectors has shown clear signs of revival in recent months and has grow at the rate of 5.8% during April-August 2009 ?

  1. Agriculture
  2. Energy Sector
  3. Industry Sector
  4. Service Sector
  5. All of these

Q20:- As per the target fixed under PM’s Employments are to be Generation Programme how many employments are to be generated in Small and Medium sectors by the year 2011-12 ?

  1. 10 Lakhs
  2. 20 Lakhs
  3. 27 Lakhs
  4. 47 Lakhs
  5. 37 Lakhs

 

Q21:- As per instructions given by the RBI, now all blank are required to provide which of the following in all its branches mandatorily?

  1. Note Sorting Machines
  2. Special Countries for Senior Citizens
  3. Special Counters for women Customers
  4. Service Sector
  5. All of these

Q22:- Most of the Thermal power stations in India still use which of the following as one of their important inputs to generated power?

  1. Sea water
  2. Coal
  3. Heavy water
  4. Natural Gas
  5. None of these

Q23:- Which of the following Organizations is NOT associated with the financial/banking sector in India ?

  1. NABARD
  2. BSE
  3. ISRO
  4. ECGC
  5. SEBI

 

Q24:- Under ‘One Villages one Product’ scheme launched in North East States, Plantation of which of the following is being promoted as an  inaugural product of the scheme ?

  1. Lemon 
  2. Banana
  3. Apple
  4. Orange
  5. None of these

Q25:-As we all know Govt. of India has eastablished an Unique identification Authority of India. The authority will launch its pilot project in the state of__________

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Jammu & Kashmir
  5. West Bengal

Q26:- Which of the following is a book written by Vikram Seth ?

  1. The Order side of midnight
  2. The Blind Assassin
  3. A Rainbow Last Night
  4. The Golden Gate
  5. None of these

 

Q27:- As per the mission Clean Ganga, no discharged sewage will be flown into the river by the year

  1. 2010
  2. 2012
  3. 2015
  4. 2020
  5. 2022

Q28:-Which of the following countries is helping India in the construction of Nuclear Power stations across the country in a big way ?

  1. USA
  2. Germany
  3. Brazil
  4. Iran
  5. Argentina

Q29:-Which of the following countries is at the top of the list of nations having maximum quantity of Gold with them?

  1. India
  2. China
  3. Russia
  4. USA
  5. None of these

Q30:- Which of the following is India’s rank in Human Development Index 2009 ?

  1. 110
  2. 115
  3. 134
  4. 157
  5. None of these

Q31:- Now a days the Election Commission of India uses ‘EVM’ during the general election in the country. What is the full form of EVM ?

  1. Election Validation Machine
  2. Electronics Voting Machine
  3. Electronics Validation Management
  4. Early Voting Movement
  5. None of these

 

Q32:- Six None member countries namely Chine, Japan, India, South Korea, Australia and New Zealand were specially invited to attend which of the following summits held in October 2009 in Thailand ?

  1. NATO
  2. SAARC
  3. BRIC
  4. G-8
  5. ASEAN
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Q33:- The Asia Pacific Wealth Report 2009 compiled by Capgemini was published recently. As per this Report which of the following counties of the Asia Pacific region is the wealthiest ?

  1. Japan
  2. China
  3. India
  4. Australia
  5. None of these

 

Q34:- Many times we hear about GM Food. What is full form of the terms GM ?

  1. Globally Marketed
  2. Genetically modified
  3. Greenwich Method
  4. Grossly Mineralled
  5. None of these

Q35:- Omar Abdullah the Chief Minister of Jammu & Kashmir is from which of the following political parties ?

  1. Bhartiya Janata Party
  2. Samajwadi Party
  3. Communist Party of India
  4. Bahujan Samaj Party
  5. None of these

 

Q36:- Which of the following terms is NOT used in the field of Banking & Finance ?

  1. Overdraft
  2. Base Line
  3. RTGS
  4. GBC
  5. Retail

 

Q37:- World’s top leaders were assembled in Copenhagen in December 2009 for meet on Climate change. Copenhagen is in which of the following countries ?

  1. USA
  2. France
  3. Denmark
  4. Germany
  5. Italy

 

Q38:- Which of the following cups/trophies is associated with the game of Football ?

  1. Irani Cup
  2. Subrato Cup
  3. Agha khan cup
  4. Wimbledon cup
  5. Rangaswami cup

 

Q39:- India has recently signed an agreement with which of the following countries of the Indian subcontinent ?

  1. Myanmar
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Pakistan
  4. Bhutan
  5. Nepal

Q40:-Late Y.S Rajasekhara Reddy who died in an Air-mishap was the chief Minister of—-

  1. Karnataka
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Kerala
  5. None of these

 

Q41:- As per the new Foreign Trade Policy the annual growth of export should increase by which of the following level by 2011 ?

  1. 10%
  2. 15%
  3. 12%
  4. 25%
  5. None of these

Q42:- As per newspaper reports ‘Mahindra Satyam’ secured big contract from MENA countries. What is full form MENA ?

  1. Middle East & North Afirca
  2. Member of Egypt and Norwegian Association
  3. Member of Ecofriendly Nation’s Alliance
  4. Member of Ecological & Naturally
  5. None of these

 

Q43:- Who amongst the following minsters of the Govt. of India recently visited Bhutan ?

  1. Shri S.M Krishna
  2. Ms. Mamta Banerjee
  3. Shri Pranab Mukherjee
  4. Shri P.Chindambaram
  5. None of these

 

Q44:- Govt. of India is planning to amend  Article 243 (D) of the Indian Constitution. This article deals with which of the following areas ?

  1. Primary Education
  2. Rural Employment Guarantee Act
  3. Panchyati Raj System
  4. Reservation for women in the Parliament
  5. None of these

 

Q45:- The winner of the Best feature Film Awards, winner film ‘Kanchivaram’ is a film made in—-

  1. Hindi
  2. Malyalam
  3. Tamil
  4. Kannada
  5. None of these

Q46:- Who amongst the following was the Prime Minister of Japan immediately prior to Yukio Hatoyama, who took over in September 2009 ?

  1. Taro Aso
  2. Shinzo Abe
  3. Yasuo Fukuda
  4. Junichiro Koizumi
  5. None of these

 

Q47:- Rupesh kumar and sanava Thomas were the two person who represented India at the—–

  1. World Badminton Championship
  2. Third Asian Carrom Championship
  3. Asia Age Group Swimming Championship
  4. World Athletics Championship 2009
  5. New Zealand Grand Prix 2009

Q48:- The Present National Health Policy was revised in which of the following years ?

  1. 2002
  2. 2003
  3. 2005
  4. 2007
  5. None of these

Q49:- Indian Community Welfare Fund was established in many countries with which of the following budget for initial support ?

  1. Rs. 200 Lakhs
  2. Rs. 300  Lakhs
  3. Rs. 480 Lakhs
  4. Rs. 580 Lakhs
  5. None of these

Q50:- Ramon Magsaysay Award 2009 has been awarded to Deep Joshi for his contribution in the field of—

  1. Rural Development
  2. Literature
  3. Social Service
  4. Music
  5. Sports
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