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IBPS MODEL QUESTIONS



General Awareness 


1. The Name of Abdul Karim Telgi is associated with:
 
(1) Oil for Food scam
(2) Stamp Paper scam
(3) Fodder scam
(4) MP LAD’s Fund scam
(5) Shares scam



2. Match the following books with their authors:
 
(A) In Line of Fire          (i) Pervez Musharraf
(B) My Name is Red     (ii) Orhan Pamuk
(C) Call of Honour        (iii) Sagarika Ghose
(D) Blind Faith              (iv) Jaswant Singh
A B C D
(1) (ii) (i) (iii) (iv)
(2) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
(3) (i) (iii) (iv) (ii)
(4) (iii) (i) (ii) (iv)
(5) (iv) (ii) (i) (iii)



3. Consider the following statements about Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission:
 
(i) The budget for the scheme is approximately Rs 1000 crore.
(ii) It will cover 100 cities having population over one million.
(iii) It is aimed at infrastructure and the poor.

Which of the above is NOT true?

(1) (iii) only
(2) (i) and (ii) only
(3) (i) and (iii) only
(4) All (i), (ii) and (iii)
(5) None of the above



4. The Tarapore Committee Report is concerned with which of the following:
 
(1) SEZs (2) SBI (3) RBI (4) Exim policy (5) Capital A/c convertibility



5. Out of the following options regarding the Railway Budget announcements, 2006, which of these is not true?

(1) Major railway stations will have ATMs and cybercafes
(2) Central budgetary support of nearly Rs 7500 crores
(3) AC fares brought down
(4) The railways generated resources worth Rs 13,000 crores internally
(5) Railway safety fund was Rs 100 crores



6. Afghan President Hamid Karzai was recently awarded:
 
(1) Indira Gandhi prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development, 2005
(2) Gandhi Peace Prize, 2005
(3) Right Livelihood Award, 2006
(4) Nobel Prize for Peace, 2006
(5) Mother Teresa International Award, 2006



7. Which of the following has completed 50 years in 2006?
 
(1) HDFC (2) RBI (3) LIC
(4) BARC (5) SBI



8. Which of these matchings of recently appointed persons is not correct?
 
(1) A.K. Antony—Foreign Minister
(2) M.M. Singh—Chairman of Planning Commission
(3) Sureesh Mehta—Chief of Naval Staff
(4) M. Nair—Chief of ISRO
(5) N. Gopalaswami—Chief Election Commissioner



9. What is the ‘Book of Life’ related to?
 
(1) Book which received Booker prize, 2006
(2) A new book on zoology
(3) A comprehensive dictionary on various life-forms on earth.
(4) The Human Genome Project
(5) Peace efforts in various nations



10. Who was recently invited by the U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan to deliver a lecture on poverty alleviation?
 
(1) Anil Ambani
(2) Lalu Prasad Yadav
(3) Swami Ramdev
(4) Atal Behari Vajpayee
(5) Pandit Ravi Shankar



11. Given below is the list of Forbes’ powerful women and their fields/posts.:
 
(A) ICICI Bank                   (i) Sonia Gandhi
(B) Pepsico                        (ii) Lalita Gupte
(C) German Chancellor     (iii) Indra Nooyi
(D) Congress Chief            (iv) Angela Merkel
Which of these matchings is correct:
A B C D
1. (iii) (ii) (iv) (i)
2. (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
3. (ii) (iii) (iv) (i)
4. (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
5. (i) (iii) (iv) (ii)



12. Considering the Tarapore Atomic Power Plant-3, which of these facts is TRUE?
 
1. It has 540 MW capacity
2. It is India’s 3rd such plant
3. India’s nuclear energy capacity now goes upto 3890 MW
4. It is situated in Maharashtra
 

(1) All the above are true
(2) 1, 2 only are true
(3) 1, 2, 3 are true
(4) 1, 3, 4 are true
(5) Only 3, 4 are true



13. On the basic needs of LPG and kerosene, approximately how much a cylinder and a litre, did the government subsidize in early 2006?
 
(1) Rs 220 and Rs 12
(2) Rs 250 and Rs 20
(3) Rs 300 and Rs 30
(4) Rs 180 and Rs 10
(5) None of the above



14. The per capita income in India is estimated by:
 
(1) Census Commission
(2) Central Bank
(3) RBI
(4) Joint Parliamentary Committee
(5) Central Statistical Organisation



15. The Health Ministry has planned to set standards of aerated water, following the controversy between the soft-drink giants and the NGO, Centre for Science and Environment. What is the tentative period assigned for this?
 
(1) by December 2006
(2) by January 2007
(3) by August 2007
(4) by March 2007
(5) by December 2007



16. Roughly how many years has the economic liberalisation programme completed in India?
 
(1) 5 (2) 10 (3) 15 (4) 20 (5) 50



17. Which of the following is correctly matched?
 
1. Asit Biswas—Stockholm Water Prize
2. Chandrakanta—Vyas Samman
3. Devi Cherian—Rajiv Gandhi Rashtriya Ekta Samman
(1) 1 and 2 (2) 2 and 3 (3) Only 1 (4) Only 2 (5) 1, 2 and 3



18. Consider the following statements regarding India and tell which one is not correct:
 
(1) 2005 experienced a fall in total unemployment
(2) High Security Animal Disease Lab declared India free of bird flu
(3) ULFA chairman Arbinda announced a peace truce with the army
(4) The RBI praised SEZs for creating regional balance in the future
(5) None of these



19. Regarding the online population of India (accessing the internet), as in mid-2006, which of the following statements is true?
(1) There were approximately 18 million users
(2) The percentage increase over previous year was 20%
(3) India has the 2nd largest online population
(4) The population was measured for people aged 18 years or nmore
(5) None of these



20. NACP III can be designated as:
(1) National AIDS Control Programme
(2) National Adult Consultancy Programme
(3) National Air Craft Programme
(4) New Age Child Programme
(5) None of these



21. Match the following: State Rank according to no. of patent applications
(A) Delhi                       (i) 4
(B) Andhra Pradesh     (ii) 2
(C) Tamil Nadu            (iii) 1
(D) Maharashtra          (iv) 3
A B C D
(1) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)
(2) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(3) (i) (ii) (iv) (iii)
(4) (ii) (i) (iii) (iv)
(5) (iii) (ii) (iv) (i)



22. IAF’s recent combat exercise on the Western front was:
(1) Garuda
(2) Gagan Shakti
(3) Vayudoot
(4) Sangha Shakti
(5) Varuna



23. Consider the following happenings/programmes:
I. D. Raju has been appointed for micro-division of reservation.
II. India will host International AIDS Conference, 2012.
III. Supreme Court upheld that State domicile was needed for contesting election to Rajya Sabha, from a State.
Which of the above statements is/are true?
(1) Only I
(2) Only I and II
(3) Only II and III
(4) Only III
(5) All of the above



24. Recently France honoured an Indian with the officer de la legion d’ honneur. The honour was bestowed on:
(1) Mukesh Ambani
(2) Amitabh Bachchan
(3) Sonia Gandhi
(4) M.M. Singh
(5) Aamir Khan



25. Match the sports events/terms:
(A) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy  (i) Pankaj Advani
(B) Badminton                                       (ii) Aparna Popat
(C) Shooting                                          (iii) R.S. Rathore
(D) Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna                 (iv) Panjab University
 

A B C D
(1) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)
(2) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)
(3) (iv) (ii) (iii) (i)
(4) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)
(5) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)






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