Basic General Awareness Question & Answer for Bank Exam Set B

June 23, 2014

1.Golf player Vijay Singh belongs to which country?

 A. USA       B. Fiji

 C. India      D. UK

2. Guarantee to an exporter that the importer of his goods will pay immediately for the goods ordered by him, is known as

 A. Letter of Credit (L/C)

 B. laissezfaire

 C. inflation

 D. None of the above

3. First Afghan War took place in

  A. 1839       B. 1843

  C. 1833       D. 1848

4. Gulf cooperation council was originally formed by

 A. Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and United Arab        Emirates

 B. Second World Nations

 C. Third World Nations

 D. Fourth World Nations

5. First China War was fought between

 A. China and Britain

 B. China and France

 C. China and Egypt

 D. China and Greek

6. For galvanizing iron which of the following metals is used?

 A. Aluminium     B. Copper

 C. Lead            D. Zinc

7.Economic goods are

 A. all commodities that are limited in quantity as compared to their  demand

 B. Commodities that is available according to their demand

 C. Commodities that is available more as compared to demand

 D. None of the above

8. For purifying drinking water alum is used

 A. for coagulation of mud particles

 B. to kill bacteria

 C. to remove salts

 D. to remove gases

9. Hockey was introduced in the Asian Games in

 A. 1958 in Tokyo

 B. 1962 in Jakarta

 C. 1966 in Bangkok

 D. 1970 in Bangkok

10. ESCAP stands for

 A. Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific

 B. European Society Council for Africa and Pacific

 C. Economic and Social Commission for Africa and Pacific

 D. None of the above

11. Firdausi was

 A. a poet

 B. well known for his epic 'Shahnama'

 C. Both option A and B

 D. None of the above

12. Dumping is

 A. selling of goods abroad at a price well below the production cost at  the home market price

 B. the process by which the supply of a manufacture's product  remains low in the domestic market, which batches him better price

 C. prohibited by regulations of GATT

 D. All of the above

13. Federation Cup, World Cup, Allywyn International Trophy and Challenge Cup are awarded to winners of


A. Tennis          B. Volleyball

C. Basketball      D. Cricket

14. Each year World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day is celebrated on


 A. May 8   B. May 18

 C. June 8   D. June 18

15. Famous sculptures depicting art of love built some time in 950 AD – 1050 AD are

 A. Khajuraho temples

 B. Jama Masjid

 C. Sun temple

 D. Mahabalipuram temples

16. Headquarters of UNO are situated at

 A. New York, USA

 B. Haque (Netherlands)

 C. Geneva

 D. Paris

17. First International Peace Congress was held in London in

 A. 1564 AD    B. 1798 AD

 C. 1843 AD    D. 1901 AD

18. For seeing objects at the surface of water from a submarine under water, the instrument used is

 A. kaleidoscope   B. periscope

 C. spectroscope   D. telescope

19. Dr. Zakir Hussain was

 A. the first Muslim president of India

 B. first vice president of India

 C. first president of Indian National Congress

 D. first speaker of Lok Sabha

20. G-15 is an economic grouping of

 A. First World Nations

 B. Second World Nations

 C. Third World Nations

 D. Fourth World Nations

21. Fathometer is used to measure


 A. Earthquakes   B. Rainfall

 C. Ocean depth   D. Sound intensity

22. Guwahati High Court is the judicature of

 A. Nagaland

 B. Arunachal Pradesh

 C. Assam

 D. All of the above

23. Friction can be reduced by changing from

 A. sliding to rolling

 B. rolling to sliding

 C. potential energy to kinetic energy

 D. dynamic to static

24. During eleventh Antarctic Expedition in Nov. 1991/March 1992 ____ was installed.

 A. SODAR (SOnic Detection And Ranging)

 B. Second Permanent Station 'Maitree'

 C. First permanent station 'Dakshin Gangotri'

 D. None of the above

25. From the following, choose the set in which names of Secretary-Generals of the UNO are arranged in correct chronological order?

 A. U Thant, Kurt Waldheim, Dag Hammarskjoeld, Trygve Lie.

 B. Trygve Lie, Dag Hammarskjoeld, U Thant, Kurt Waldheim.

 C. Trygve Lie, U Thant , Dag Hammarskjoeld, Kurt Waldheim.

 D. U Thant, Dag Hammarskjoeld, Trygve Lie, Kurt Waldheim.

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