General Awareness Quiz for SBI PO 2015 - Set 8

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1. Project Tatkal was launched by State Bank of India to –
(a) Speed up car loan process
(b) Speed up Savings/Current Account opening process
(c) Speed up the Net Banking Service
(d) Speed up home loan process
(e) Both (a) and (d)

2. Which of the following statement(s) is Incorrect about MUDRA Yojana?
I. “Shishu” scheme provides loan up to Rs.50,000.
II. “Kishore” scheme provides loan up to Rs. 2.5 Lakhs.
III. “Tarun” scheme provides loan up to Rs. 10 Lakhs.
(a) Only I
(b) Only II
(c) Only III
(d) All are correct
(e) All are incorrect

3. What is the project outlay of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yoiana?
(a) Rs. 10000 Crore
(b) Rs. 33000 Crore
(c) Rs. 45000 Crore
(d) Rs. 50000 Crore
(e) Rs. 16000 Crore

4. As per the the Socio Economic and Caste Census 2011 for Rural India what is the total number of Rural Households in India?
(a) 23.59 Crore
(b) 19.54 Crore
(c) 17.91 Crore
(d) 18.68 Crore
(e) 17.69 Crore

5. Specified interest rate on a fixed maturity security fixed at the time of issue is called ?
(a) Coupon rate
(b) Market rate of interest
(c) Discount rate
(d) Call rate
(e) None of these

6. World Food Prize 2015 to be conferred on
(a) Sir Syed Manzur Elahi
(b) Roquia Sakhawat Hussain
(c) Dr Sanjaya Rajaram
(d) Sir Fazle Hasan Abed
(e) Dr Muhammad Yunus

7. What is “reflation”?
(a) Reflation is the act of stimulating the economy by increasing the money supply or by reducing taxes.
(b) It is a persistent rise in price of a commodity.
(c) It is a situation when both the inflation rate and the unemployment rate are high.
(d) Both (b) and (c)
(e) None of them

8. 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup was hosted by which country?
(a) United States of America
(b) Japan
(c) England
(d) Germany
(e) None of these

9. Deposits in a bank that can't be withdrawn before their fixed periods are called
(a) Saving Bank Account Deposit
(b) Current Bank Account Deposit
(c) Terms Deposits
(d) Both (a) & (b)
(e) None of them

10. Bogota is the capital city of which country?
(a) Kyrgyzstan
(b) Columbia
(c) Bolivia
(d) Ecuador
(e) Uruguay

11. Which of the following is the currency of Lebanon?
(a) Lebanese dinar
(b) Lebanese lira
(c) Lebanese pound
(d) Lebanese rial
(e) Lebanese drachma

12. Patratu Thermal Power Station is located in which state?
(a) Odisha
(b) Bihar
(c) Chhattisgarh
(d) Jharkhand
(e) Telengana

13. Name the newly appointed Secretary of Department of Public Enterprises.
(a) Srivari Chandrasekhar
(b) G Philipose
(c) Ameising Luikham
(d) U K Sangma
(e) Kapil Dev Tripathi

14. Which of the following SAARC countries DID NOT sign the Motor Vehicle Agreement?
(a) Sri Lanka
(b) Bangladesh
(c) Bhutan
(d) Nepal
(e) None of these

15. Stanislas Wawrinka won the French Open by defeating ____________.
(a) Roger Federer
(b) Rafael Nadal
(c) Novak Djokovic
(d) Andy Murrey
(e) None of them

16. International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking was observed on which date?
(a) 27th May
(b) 19th June
(c) 26th June
(d) 16th May
(e) 23rd June

17. Shashi Bala who recently passed way was from which field?
(a) Politics
(b) Theatre
(c) Music
(d) Sports
(e) Literature

18. Jal Kranti Campaign was launched in which state?
(a) Rajasthan
(b) Haryana
(c) Gujarat
(d) Uttar Pradesh
(e) Chhattisgarh

19. Who was awarded with ‘Isa Award for Service to Humanity' by Bahrain's King?
(a) Achyuta Samanta
(b) Surendra Singh Negi
(c) Akshay Jadhao
(d) K Meenakshi Sundaram
(e) S. Sathyu

20. Book titled “Benazir Bhutto: A Multidimensional Portrait” is written by –
(a) Anna Suvorova
(b) Gina Rinehart
(c) Abdul Haq
(d) Henry M Paulson
(e) None of them

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