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Reserve Bank of India Assistants Examination 2012 General Awareness Solved Question Papers

Reserve Bank of India Assistants 
Examination 2012
General Awareness Solved Question Papers

1. USA has asked India to reduce its dependence on crude oil supply from which of the following countries which is also a member of the OPEC ?

  • Venezuela 
  • Iraq 
  • Libya
  • Iran 
  • Nigeria

2. Which of the following is the most’ essential financial service which should be provided to the poor people to bring them in the network of financial inclusion?

  • Insurance for life 
  • Investment plan for future
  • Pension for old age 
  • A bank account where he/she can save small amount
  • Health insurance for minor illnesses and hospitalisation in case of need

3. Who among the following is the President of a country at present ?

  • Rupert Murdoch 
  • Ban Ki-moon 
  • Yoshihiko ode
  • Nicolas Sarkozy 
  • None of these

4. What does the letter F denote in ‘BFCs’, a term seen very frequently in Banking world these days ?

  • Formal 
  • Fiscal 
  • Federal
  • Functional 
  • Financial

5. Who among the following is a Deputy Governor of the RBI at present?

  • Sri Sunil Mitra 
  • Sri Azim Premji 
  • Sri H. R. Khan
  • Mrs. Sushma Nath 
  • None of these

6. Standard and Poor’s is a Credit Rating Agency of international repute. Which of the following is one such agency of Indian origin?

  • IBA 
  • BASEL 
  • SEBI
  • IRDA 
  • CRISIL

7. Who among the following is the Chief Minister of Uttrar Pradesh at present ?

  • Akhilesh Yadav 
  • Mulayarn Singh Yadav 
  • Mayawati
  • Amar Singh 
  • None of these

8. Coin of which of the following denominations is called Small Coin ?

  • Re. 1 
  • Rs. 2 
  • Rs. 5
  • 50 paisa 
  • Rs. 10

9. Which of the following is not a highlight of the Union Budget 2012-13 ?

  • No change in rate of Corporate Tax 
  • All types of loans up to Rs. 35 lacs will be given on 6% interest only
  • Service Tax raised from 10% to 12% 
  • Fiscal Deficit is targeted at 5.1 % of GDP
  • Substantial increase in Defence Budget

10. Which of the following services/products of banks is specially designed and launched to help students?

  • Personal loan 
  • Corporate loan 
  • Business loan
  • Medical loan 
  • Education loan

11. Which of the following terms is not directly associated with the functioning of RBI ?

  • Open Marker Operations 
  • Cash Reserve Ratio 
  • SENSEX
  • Liquidity Adjustment Facility 
  • Public Debt Office

12. Which of the following is one of the major activities of the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) ?

  • On-site inspection of Cooperative Banks and Regional Rural Banks (RRBs)
  • Helping Government of India in preparing Union Budget and presenting it in the Cabinet Meeting
  • Acting as custodian of the foreign exchange reserves of the country
  • Deciding rate of interest on Savings Bank Accounts in Public Sector Banks
  • Representing India in World Bank and other such agencies

13. Dipika who won Crocodile Challenge Cup Finals, played in December 2011, is a famous–

  • Badminton player 
  • Table Tenn. is player 
  • Lawn Tennis player
  • Chess player 
  • Squash player

14. Who among the following is the recipient of Nobel Prize in Literature given in 2011 ?

  • Bruce A. Beutler 
  • V.S. Naipaul 
  • Tomas Transtromer
  • Ralph M. Steinman 
  • Chetan Bhagat

15. The 59th National Film Award for Best Actress was given to–

  • Vidya Balan 
  • Kareena Kapoor 
  • Priyanka Chopra
  • Lara Dutta 
  • Roopa Ganguly

16. Which of the following is the abbreviated name of the body/agency set up to boost foreign investments in India?

  • FOREX 
  • FCCB 
  • FIPB
  • FEMA 
  • AITAF

17. Performance of which of the following is not considered infrastructural sector of economy?

  • Electricity 
  • Textile Sector 
  • Telecom
  • Cement 
  • Road and Railways

18. Sachin Tendulkar made his 100th century in the match played between India and–

  • Pakistan 
  • England 
  • Australia
  • Bangladesh 
  • Sri Lanka

19. Who amongst the following was awarded Padma Vibhushan in 2012 ?

  • T.V. Rajeswar 
  • Aruna Irani 
  • A.R. Rahman
  • Shabana Azrni 
  • Anup Jalota

20. Which of the following countries is a member of BRICS ?

  • Bhutan 
  • Iran 
  • Romania
  • Sudan 
  • South Africa

21. Which of the following countries recently placed its first Spacelab ‘Tiangong-1’ into orbit?

  • North Korea 
  • Japan 
  • India
  • France 
  • China

22. Who among the following is the Solicitor-General of India at present ?

  • Jacob Mathew 
  • Rohinton Nariman 
  • Gopal Subrarnaniam
  • Ashok Chawla 
  • None of these

23. Which of the following schemes is launched by the Government of India to motivate school children to attend school regularly?

  • Kutir Jyoti 
  • lid-Day Meal 
  • MGREGA
  • RAY 
  • Bharat Nirman

24. As per the news published in various newspapers, Government is planning to set up a Regulatory Body in educational field specially for–

  • Higher Education 
  • Medical Education 
  • Elementary Education
  • Secondary Education 
  • Adult Education

25. Which of the following countries is selected as a host of Commonwealth Games-2018 ?

  • India 
  • Australia 
  • Pakistan
  • South Africa 
  • Sri Lanka

26. France has agreed to supply ‘Rafale’ to India. The deal is about the supply of–

  • Warships 
  • RADAR system 
  • Fighter Aircrafts
  • Nuclear Reactors 
  • Submarines

27. ‘Seychelles’, where China is going to set up its new military base, is a country in–

  • Bay of Bengal 
  • China Sea 
  • Indian Ocean
  • Red Sea 
  • Caspian Sea

28. Which of the following terms is used in the field of Economics ?

  • Absolute Zero 
  • Molecular Equation 
  • Zero Point Energy
  • Balance of Payment 
  • Mass Defect

29. ‘Kyoto Protocol’, an agreement signed by various countries, is associated with the field of–

  • International trade 
  • Clean environment and climate change
  • Currency swap 
  • Deep sea mining and oil exploration
  • Building a common food stock to save mankind in case of any natural calamity

30. World’s AIDS Day is observed on which of the following days ?

  • 1st December 
  • 1st March 
  • 1st April
  • 1st May 
  • 1st January

31. USA decided to withdraw its army from which of the following countries after a 9 years’ long stay of the same there?

  • Afghanistan 
  • Libya 
  • Egypt
  • Iraq 
  • Iran

32. Which of the following Cups/Trophies is associated with the game of Lawn Tennis ?

  • FIFA Cup 
  • Champions Trophy 
  • Ranji Trophy
  • Subroto Cup 
  • Davis Cup

33. Which award is given to the coaches of Sportspersons ?

  • Dronacharya Award 
  • Arjuna Award 
  • Kalidas Samman
  • Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna 
  • Saraswati Samman

34. Which of the following terms is used in the game of Cricket ?

  • Heave 
  • Silly Point 
  • Tee
  • Smash 
  • Grand Slam

35. A new Nuclear Power Plant is being set up in which of the following places in India ?

  • Amethi 
  • Firozabad 
  • Jaitapur
  • Joshi Math 
  • Satha

36. Which of the following schemes is launched to make cities in India slum- free?

  • Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission 
  • Bharat Nirman 
  • Rajiv Awas Yojana
  • Indira Awas Yojana 
  • None of these

37. Who among the following is a famous author of Indian origin ?

  • Homi K. Bhabha 
  • Kiran Desai 
  • Swati A. Piramal
  • Shabana Azmi 
  • Ronen Sen

38. Who among the following has written the famous book “Malgudi Days”?

  • V.S. Naipaul 
  • Deepak Chopra 
  • Rabindranath Tagore
  • Vijay Tendulkar 
  • R.K. Narayan

39. Which of the following is not the name of the currency of a country?

  • Rand 
  • Pound 
  • Dinar
  • Eucador 
  • Dollar

40. Which of the following is the unit of heat ?

  • Joule 
  • Ohm 
  • Ampere
  • Volt 
  • Newton