General Awareness Quiz for SBI PO 2015 - Set 7

Hello and welcome to ExamPundit. Here is the 7th Set of SBI PO Mains General Awareness Quiz.

1. In RBI’s 2nd Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy, what was the growth forecast for India for 2015-16?
(a) 7.8%
(b) 7.9%
(c) 7.6%
(d) 7.2%
(e) 7.4%

2. How much loan did World Bank approve for the Jhelum and Tawi Flood Recovery Project?
(a) $ 400 million
(b) $ 250 million
(c) $ 600 million
(d) $ 150 million
(e) $ 200 million

3. Which bank recently launched debit card themed on Scion of Ikshvaku book?
(a) ICICI Bank
(b) Axis Bank
(c) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(d) HDFC Bank
(e) Federal Bank

4. Many banks these days are entering into the business of offering loans against property. This business of the banks can be categorised under which of the following heads of banking?
(a) Corporate Banking
(b) Personal Banking
(c) Merchant banking
(d) Portfolio Management Service
(e) None of these

5. What is the currency of Cambodia?
(a) Cambodian Dollar
(b) Cambodian Peso
(c) Cambodian Riyadh
(d) Cambodian Riel
(e) Cambodian Dinar

6. ING Bank recently signed a memorandum of understanding with which Indian bank for cross border business?
(a) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(b) ICICI Bank
(c) Axis Bank
(d) HDFC Bank
(e) Canara Bank

7. Multiplex chain PVR Ltd recently agreed to acquire DLF's DT Cinemas for ____________.
(a) Rs 500 Crore
(b) Rs 450 Crore
(c) Rs 600 Crore
(d) Rs 300 Crore
(e) Rs 200 Crore

8. What does repository refer to as in banking terminology?
(a) Currency chest owned by state govt.
(b) A separate small currency chest.
(c) A sub chest, whose money forms part of the main chest.
(d) A currency chest maintained by private financial companies.
(e) None of these

9. Which of the following statement(s) is Incorrect about the High Level Committee (HLC) on railway restructuring?
I. The committee is headed by Dr Bibek Debroy.
II. Immediate recommendation includes Liberalization, or the allowing of private entry.
III. 7 Years to implement Changes in the Railways Act and the Railway Board Act, setting up a Regulator.

(a) Only I
(b) Only II
(c) Only III
(d) Both II and III
(e) All are correct

10. Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) between India and Bangladesh would settle border dispute of _____.
(a) 3089 KM
(b) 4096 KM
(c) 5092 KM
(d) 2460 KM
(e) 3130 KM

11. Nawab Wajid Ali Shah Prani Udyan is located in which state?
(a) Telengana
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Andhra Pradesh
(d) Uttar Pradesh
(e) None of the above

12. Muscat is the capital of __________.
(a) Taiwan
(b) Uzbekistan
(c) Turkmenistan
(d) Oman
(e) None of them

13. Many a times we read in financial newspapers about a term “loan syndication”. What exactly is loan syndication?
(a) In loan syndication, more than one debtors apply for a loan to one creditor
(b) In loan syndication, more than one creditors come together to provide single loan
(c) In loan syndication, more than one creditors come together to provide multiple loans
(d) Both (a) and (c)
(e) All (a), (b) and (c)

14. Which of the following in NOT eligible for deposit insurance facility provided by Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC)?
(a) Regional Rural Banks (RRBs)
(b) Private Banks
(c) Foreign Banks
(d) Primary Cooperative Societies
(e) None of them

15. NL Beno Zephine became the first 100 percent visually-challenged person to be inducted into the _______________.
(a) Indian Foreign Service
(b) Indian Forest Service
(c) Indian Meteorological Service
(d) Indian Frontier Administrative Service
(e) None of the above

16. Ratchanok Intanon is related to which sport?
(a) Swimming
(b) Athletics
(c) Table Tennis
(d) Badminton
(e) Snooker

17. Kerala Government's highest honour for music, Swathi Puraskar was conferred to whom?
(a) S Subrahmanyan
(b) K Meenakshi Sundaram
(c) R. Janakiraman
(d) Vijay Kichlu
(e) Ustad Amjad Ali Khan

18. What does QIP stands for?
(a) Qualified Initial Placement
(b) Qualified International Placement
(c) Qualified Institutional Placement
(d) Qualified Initial Proposal
(e) Qualified Institutional Proposal

19. The book titled “Education of Muslims” is written by ___________.
(a) Tarun Vijay
(b) Abdul Haq
(c) Teesta Setalvad
(d) Tulsidas Borkar
(e) JS Rajput

20. World Day Against Child Labour is observed on ___________.
(a) 10th July
(b) 9th June
(c) 12th June
(d) 8th July
(e) 8th June

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