Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Corporation Bank Clerks Exam 2011 Solved Paper

GENERAL AWARENESS
(Exam Held On: 12-06-2011)

1. Which of the following schemes has been launched to develop infrastructure in rural areas in India?
1) Jawaharlal Nehru Rozgar Yojana
2) Rajiv Gandhi Udyami Mitra Yojana
3) Saakshar Bharat Yojana
4) Akshat Yojana
5) Bharat Nirman

2. Who among the following cannot open 'No Frill Account' in a bank?
1) Agricultural labourer
2) Student
3) A small firm selling white goods
4) Farmer
5) A labourer in unorganised sector

3. What is the Repo Rate at present?
1)7.25%
2)7%
3)6.75%
4)7.5%
5) None of these

4. Which of the following Acts has specially been enacted to help banks deal with bad loans?
1) Negotiable Instrument Act
2) Banking Regulation Act
3) Offshore Banking Act
4) Companies Act
5) SARFAESI Act

5. Which of the following organisations is created specially for providing credit to small and medium enterprises in India?
1)NABARD
2)SIDBI
3)ECGC
4)AMFI
5) None of these

6. Who among the following is a famous author?
l)MedhaPatkar
2)ARRahman
3)KiranDesai
4) Azim Premji
5) None of these

7. A second Green Revolution is being planned to improve the production of agro commodities especially in which of the following regions of India?
l)Orissa
2) North-Eastern States
3) Bundelkhand region
4) Desert areas of Rajasthan
5) None of these

8. What is the full form of'NBFC'as used in the financial sector?
1) New Banking Finance Corporation
2) Non-Banking Finance Company
3) New Business Formation Company
4) Net Banking and Finance Cooperative
5) None of these

9. Davis Cup is associated with which of the following?
1) Badminton
2) Cricket
3) Tennis
4) Horse Race
5) Polo

10. Which of the following terms is NOT used in the field of Banking/Finance?
1) Goods and Services
2) Refund
3) Tax Deducted at Source
4) Fundamental duties of a citizen
5) Relief to exporters

11. Which of the following terms is used in Hockey?
1) Silly Point
2) Booster
3) Revoke
4) Grand Slam
5) Penalty Stroke

12. Who among the following is one of the Deputy Governors of RBI at present?
1) Dr Janmejaya Sinha
2)YHMalegam
3) Deepak Mohanty
4) Dr KC Chakraborty
5) None of these

13. Who among the following was awarded Padma Vibhushanin 2011?
l)AzimPremji
2)AamirKhan
3)KVKamath
4)Anjali Bhagwat
5) Anand Sinha

14. What does the letter 'V denote in the term 'VAT' as used in banking?
1) Valuable
2) Various
3) Vendor
4) Very
5) Value

15. On which of the following days is the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas celebrated?
l) January l9
2) January 9
3) March l9
4) March 9
5) April 9

16. Which of the following is called the World Bank?
1) International Monetary Fund
2) Asian Development Bank
3) World Trade Organisation
4) International Reconstruction and Development Bank
5) None of these

17. The annual meeting of the World Economic Summit was held in January 2011 in
1) Davos
2) London
3) Paris
4) Tokyo
5) Lisbon

18. Japan is facing a serious problem of radiation following the leakage from and damage to its
1) solar energy plant
2) thermal power plant
3) hydro-electric plant
4) nuclear power plant
5) gas-based power plant

19. We frequently read about 'MFI' in newspapers. What is the full form of this term, which is used in financial sector?
1) Micro Finance Institutions
2) Micro Functional Issues
3) Mutual Funds in India
4) Monetary Forum of India
5) Monetary and Financial Institutes

20. Which of the following countries is not a member of the European Union?
1) France
2) Germany
3) Uganda
4) Italy
5) Poland

ANSWERS:

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