05 May 2016

General Awareness for Bank Clerks and PO Exams - 2016

1. Which one of the following coined the term 'Stagflation' in the economy?
1) lain Macleod 2) Milton Friedman
3) J.M. Keynes 4) William Phillips

2. The defeat of Government in Rajya Sabha leads to ...
1) Its dismissal by the President
2) Resignation by Prime Minister
3) Advice by President to Prime Minister to relinquish office
4) None of these

3. Which of the following is the prevailing system for appointment of
Judges to High Court and Supreme Court of India?
1) National Judicial Appointment Commission
2) Collegium System
3) Executive method of appointment
4) Merit selection and legislative appointment

4. In which one of the following countries is Rupee its currency?
1) Bhutan 2) Malaysia
3) Maldives 4) Seychelles

5. Which one of the following factors can cause the Cost-Push
inflation in an economy?
1) Oil price shocks in the world
2) Fluctuation in the production of foodgrains
3) Imposition of high commodity taxes
4) All of the above

6. 'Basel-III reforms' are related to which of the following?
1) Banking 2) Environment
3) Sustainable development
4) Disaster management

7. 'Kohvar' and 'Sohrai' are two famous paintings practised by women
of which of the following state in India?
1) Uttar Pradesh 2) Jharkhand
3) Chhatishgarh 4) Maharashtra

8. The medieval Indian writer who referred to the discovery of America
is .......
1) Malik Mohammad Jayasi
2) Amir Khusro 3) Raskhan
4) Abul Fazl

9. The Sultan of Delhi who is reputed to built the biggest networks of
canal in India is ...
1) Izeltutmish 2) Ghiyyasuddin Tuglaq
3) Feroze Shah Tuglaq 4) Sikander Lodhi

10. The members of Shivaji's Astha Prdhana who looked after foreign
affairs is ......
1) Peshwa 2) Sachiv
3) Pandit Rao 4) Sumant

11. Durgapur, Bhilai and Rourkela plants were set up during the ......... Plan.
1) Second 2) Third 3) Fourth 4) First

12. Who among the following was associated with supression of thugs?
1) General Henry Prendergast
2) Captain Sleeman
3) Alexander Burres
4) Captain Robert Pemberton

13. The battle Mahabharata is believed to have been fought at
Kurukshetra for .......
1) 14 days 2) 16 days 3) 18 days 4) 20 days

14. The mirror used in motor vehicles near the driver's
seat is a .....
1) concave mirror 2) convex mirror
3) plane mirror 4) None of these

15. In the visible spectrum the colour having the shortest wavelength is -
1) Green 2) Red 3) Violet 4) Blue

16. First Calf clone is created by
1) Mc Clintock 2) Ian Wilmut 3) Stanley 4) Monod

17. Which one of the following is an important historical novel
written during the latter half of the nineteenth century?
1) Rast Goftar 2) Durgesh Nandini
3) Maratha 4) Nibandhamala

18. How many times has financial emergency been declared in India so far?
1) 5 times 2) 4 times 3) Once 4) Never

19. The word Aryan means
1) Of good family 2) Cultivator
3) Yajurveda 4) Atharvanaveda

20. Which of the following countries was host to the G 20 summit for
the Year 2015?
1) Turkey 2) France 3) Germany 4) China

Answers:

1-1; 2-4; 3-2; 4-4; 5-4; 6-1; 7-2; 8-2; 9-3; 10-4; 11-1; 12-2; 13-3;
14-2; 15-3; 16-2; 17-2; 18-4; 19-1; 20-1.

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