Friday, August 31, 2012

SBI ASSOCIATE BANKS CLERKS EXAM GENERAL AWARENESS EXPECTED CAPSULES


1. Neil Armstrong, the first human to set foot on the moon, died on August 25, 2012. He landed on the moon on which of the following dates?
1) August 5, 1969
2) August 9, 1969
3) July 26, 1969
4) July 20, 1969
5) July 22, 1969

2. The 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) was held in August 2012 in which of the following countries?
1) Egypt
2) Iran
3) India
4) Turkey
5) Senegal

3. British Prime Minister David Cameron has donated a cricket bat signed by Sachin Tendulkar to raise funds to build an international standard cricket stadium in which of the following countries?
1) Kenya
 2) Rwanda
3) Zimbabwe
4) Zambia
5) South Africa

4. Indian child artist Taruni Sachdev was killed in a plane crash in Nepal in May 2012. She acted in which of the following Hindi films?
1) Cheeni Kum
2) Paa
3) Tare Zameen Par
4) Chillar Party
5) Bhoothnath

5. Which of the following statements is not true about the Under-19 cricket world cup?
1) The 2012 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup was a one day cricket competition for 16 international U-19 cricket teams which was held in August 2012.
2) In the finals, India beat Australia by six wickets to win the tournament.
3) Indian captain Unmukt Chand scored 111 not out and was awarded the Man of the Match.
4) This is India's third U-19 world cup title following victories in 2000 and 2008.
5) South Africa captain William Bosisto was named Man of the Series.

6. India celebrated the 60th anniversary of the first sitting of Parliament on which of the following dates?
1) May 11, 2012
2) May 13, 2012
3) May 3, 2012
4) May 1, 2012
5) May 21, 2012

7. Nine Indian Americans feature in this year's Forbes Midas List of technology's best investors for fuelling a bull market for hot young companies. Who among the following is not one of them?
1) Aneel Bhusri
2) Rob Chandra
3) Sameer Gandhi
4) Vinod Khosla
5) Vikram Pandit

8. India would write off $ 200 million of the $ 1 billion loan given to which of the following countries for various projects?
1) Bangladesh
2) Pakistan
3) Sri Lanka
4) Singapore
5) Maldives

9. Which country closed its last operating nuclear reactor in May 2012?
1) France
2) Russia
3) Japan
 4) USA
5) India

10. The United States has appointed an ambassador to which of the following south east Asian countries for the first time in 22 years?
1) Thailand
2) Burma
3) Philippines
4) Vietnam
5) Malaysia


Wednesday, August 29, 2012

UCO Bank HR Executive Recruitment


UCO Bank invites application for the HR Executive  posts :  

HR Executive : 15 posts (UR-8, OBC-4,SC-2, ST-1)

Pay Scale : SMGS-IV Rs. 30600 - 36200

Age : 30-35 years as on 01/08/2012

Qualification : PG Degree in and/or full time Degree/Diploma in Business Administration.

How to Apply:
Application in the prescribed format should be send on or before 10/09/2012 with a DD / IPO of Rs.400/- (Rs.50/- for SC/ST/PC Candidates) in favour of UCO Bank HR Executives Recruitment Project-2012 payable at Kolkata to be sent first to email ho.hrm@ucobank.co.in followed by hard copy by registered / speed post to The General Manager (HRM), UCO Bank, Human Resource Management, Head Office (1st Floor), 10, B.T.M. Sarani, Kolkata - 700001.

Details may be available at http://recruitment.ucobank.com

United Bank of India Officers & Clerks Recruitment


United Bank of India invites applications from male sportspersons for its team in Football, Cricket & Table Tennis in Officer & Clerical cadre . Applications are also invited from Boxers, Wrestlers & Athletes in Clerical Cadre. :

  1. Officer : 05 posts (Footballer -2, Cricketer -2, Table Tennis player -1), Age : 21-30 years, Pay Scale : Rs.14500-25700/-
  2. Clerks : 15 posts (Footballer- 6, Cricketer -6, Boxer- 1, Wrestler-1 & Athlete ( Track runner) -1)), Age : 18-28 years, Pay Scale : Rs.7200-19300
Application Fee :
Rs.400/- for Officer and Rs.200/- for Clerk (Rs.50/- for SC/ST/PWD) to be deposited through CBS at any of the Branches of United Bank of India by means of a Payment challan OR (ii) Through NEFT at any Bank branch.

How to Apply :
Application Form complete in all respects should be sent by Registered / Speed post only in a closed envelope superscribed as ‘ APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF MALE SPORTS PERSON IN UNITED BANK OF INDIA’ to The Assistant General Manager (H.R.M),United Bank Of India, Head Office, H.R.M. Department, United Tower,12th Floor,11 Hemanta Basu Sarani, Kolkata-700001 to reach latest by 29/09/2012.


Tuesday, August 28, 2012

BANKING AWARENESS PRACTICE MCQs


1. Which of the following statements is true?
a) The licence to open branches of bank is granted by Board of Directors of that Bank
b) There is no need of licenses to open branch of a bank
c) A licence to open a branch is issued by the Central Government
d) A licence to open a branch is issued by the Reserve Bank of India under the provisions of Banking Regulation Act, 1949

2. The important condition for granting licence of banking companies is?
a) Banking company need not plan to pay for future depositors
b) Banking company can plan for its capital structure once the licence is granted
c) The business undertaken by the banking company should not frustrate the interest of public
d) The banking company can undertake business other than banking with the permission of annual general body

3. Who of the following is not a party to the IPO?
a) Registrar of Issue
b) Investment Banker
c) Advertisement Agency
d) Registrar of Companies

4. Which of the following is not shown as an asset in the balance sheet of a Bank?
a) Investments
b) Advances
c) Cash Balances with other banks
d) Borrowings

5. The credit policy of a bank does not consists of?
a) Lending policies
b) Quality control
c) Loan product mix
d) Advertising of loan products

6. Which of the following is a function of the agent bank relating to flow of money in the process of loan syndication?
a) Receiving notices relating to cancellation of any part of the loan
b) Calling of loans in the event of default
c) Receiving the fee from the borrower and distributing among the participating banks
d) Receiving notices relating to transfers of banks

7. Which of the following is the parameter to recognize the SSI unit as sick unit?
a) The erosion in the net-worth due to accumulated losses is up to 25% of its net worth during the previous account year
b) The erosion in the net-worth due to accumulated losses is up to 50% of its net worth during the previous account year.
c) The unit should have been in commercial production for at least five years
d) Lack of updations in technological development

8. Which of the following is not the service provided by the Small Industries Service Institute?
a) Providing entrepreneurship development programs
b) Developmental efforts
c) Export promotion and liaison activities
d) Financial support

9. Service Area Approach (SAA) is associated with?
a) Rural and Semi-urban branches of commercial banks
b) Urban branches of commercial banks
c) Branches of commercial banks situated in metro cities
d) Development banks

10. Which of the following cannot be securitized?
a) Future rentals of a fishing boat
b) Hire purchase receivables
c) Demand drafts received by the banker during clearing
d) Future billings for an airline


Tuesday, August 21, 2012

SBI CLERKS EXAMS PRACTICE GENERAL AWARENESS MCQs


1. Who was the flag bearer for India during the closing ceremony of the London Olympics on August 12, 2012?
1) MC Mary Kom
2) Saina Nehwal
3) Sushil Kumar
4) Gagan Narang
5) Vijay Kumar

2. Which of the following countries granted asylum to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on August 16, 2012?
1) Sweden
2) Australia
3) Cuba
4) Venezuela
5) Ecuador

3. The 25th North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Summit was held on May 20-21, 2012 in which of the following cities?
1) Camp David
2) Brussels
3) London
4) Chicago
5) Washington D.C.

4. Anshu Jain took over as co-CEO of which of the following banking giants on June 1, 2012?
1) HSBC
2) Deutsche Bank
3) Citibank
4) BNP Paribas
5) Royal Bank of Scotland

5. Which of the following statements about ASEAN is not true?
1) The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) is a geo-political and economic organization of ten countries.
2) It was formed in 1967 with the secretariat in Singapore.
3) The 20th ASEAN Summit was held in April 2012 in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
4) The theme for this summit is "ASEAN: One Community, One Destiny".
5) This year's Summit chair is Hun Sen, the Prime Minister of Cambodia.

6. Who has been elected as the President of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for the year 2012-13?
1) B.Muthuraman
2) Ajay Shriram
3) Adi Godrej
4) Swati Piramal
5) Ratan Tata

7. Who among the following is not a Supreme Court Judge at present?
1) Justice Jasti Chalameswar
2) Justice Fakir Mohamed Ibrahim Kalifulla
3) Justice Ranjan Gogoi
4) Justice Madan Bhimrao Lokur
5) Justice K.G. Balakrishnan

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Karnataka Bank 1000 Clerks Recruitment


Karnataka Bank has invited a recruitment application for the post of Clerk 2012. There is 1000 vacancy for clerk is available.

Total No. of Post: 1000

Eligibility:
Age should Below of 28 Years
Age Relaxation is 5 Years for SC/ST
Candidate must be graduate with a minimum of 50% marks. Knowledge of Computer Operation and Knowledge of Hindi is Necessary.
In IBPS CWE of Clerical Cadre canidates score should be 24 or more than that in all 5 Papers of Examination.

Application Fee:
For General/OBC Fee is Rs 100.
For SC/ST Fee is Rs 20.
Selection will be done on the basis of Total Weighted Standard Score and Personal Interview.

Important Dates:
Starting Date of Online Registration is 21-8-2012
Closing Date of Online Registration is 2-9-2012
Last Date of Reprint is 17-9-2012
Payment of Application Fee from 21-8-2012 to 2-9-2012

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Thursday, August 16, 2012

VIJAYA BANK PROBATIONARY CLERKS 800 POSTS RECRUITMENT



Vijaya Bank, a leading listed Public Sector Bank, having Head Office in Bangalore, with all India representation, invites Online applications from young & Dynamic Candidates who have qualified in the Common Written Examination (CWE) for Clerks conducted by IBPS in 2011 and holding a valid score card issued by IBPS, for recruitment for the posts of Probationary Clerks.

Probationary Clerks : 800 posts in various States of India

 Pay Scale : Rs. 7200 - 19300

Age : 18-28  years

Qualification : Graduate in any discipline and IBPS CWE score 138 & above for General candidates and 113 & above for SC/ST/OBC/PWD

Application fee : Rs.100/- (Rs.20/- for SC/ST) should be  paid by directly in any of the Vijaya Bank Branches by payment challan only.

How to Apply :  Apply Online at Vijaya Bank Website  from 16/08/2012 to 05/09/2012 only.


For more Details visit http://vijayabank.com/vijaya/vijaya/internet-en/menus/announcements/RecruNoticeMainPage.html 

Wednesday, August 15, 2012

SBI CLERKS EXAM GENERAL AWARENESS PRACTICE MCQs


1. Who was appointed as the Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) in the Finance Ministry in August 2012?
1) Kaushik Basu
2) C. Rangarajan
3) Y.V.Reddy
4) Raghuram Rajan
5) Ajay Chhibber

2. Which city hosted the 20th ASEAN Summit on April 3, 2012?
1) Jakarta (Indonesia)
2) Phnom Penh (Cambodia)
3) Manila (Philippines)
4) Bangkok (Thailand)
5) Hanoi (Vietnam)

3. India launched its third research station in Antarctica recently. What is its name?
1) Dakshin Gangotri
2) Maitri
3) Bharti
4) Bhuvan
5) Akash

4. Ahmed Ben Bella passed away on April 11, 2012. He was the first President of which of the following African countries from 1963 to 1965?
1) Morocco
2) Tunisia
3) Mauritania
4) Algeria
5) Egypt

5. Which of the following statements about the Nuclear Security Summit is not true?
1) The second Nuclear Security Summit was held in Seoul, South Korea on March 26-27, 2012.
2) The leaders from 53 nations called for strong steps to combat nuclear terrorism.
3) The leaders also called for safeguarding world stockpiles of Highly Enriched Uranium (HEU) and Plutonium.
4) The next Summit will be held in Washington in 2014.
5) The Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh announced that India
would contribute 1 million US dollars to the IAEA's Nuclear Security Fund for 2012-13.

6. Who became the President of Germany on March 18, 2012?
1) Angela Merkel
2) Joachim Gauck
3) Christian Wulff
4) Horst Kohler
5) Sigmar Gabriel

7. Who has been appointed as the Pakistan's High Commissioner to India?
1) Sherry Rehman
2) Hina Rabbani Khar
3) Salman Bashir
4) Riaz Mohammad Khan
5) None of these

London Olympics 2012 Medal Tally India

Silver
● Vijay Kumar - Shooting (Men's 25m Rapid Fire Pistol)
● Sushil Kumar - Wrestling (Men's 66kg Freestyle)
Bronze 
● Saina Nehwal - Badminton (Women's Singles)
● Chungneijang Mery Kom Hmangte - Boxing  [Women's Fly (51kg)]
● Gagan Narang - Shooting (Men's 10m Air Rifle)
● Yogeshwar Dutt - Wrestling (Men's 60kg Freestyle)

LONDON OLYMPICS 2012 MEDAL TALLY

RANK COUNTRY GOLD SILVER BRONZE TOTAL
1  USA 46 29 29 104
2  CHINA 38 27 22 87
3  GREAT BRITAIN 29 16 19 64
4  RUSSIAN FEDERATION 24 25 33 82
5  KOREA 13 8 7 28
6  GERMANY 11 19 14 44
7  FRANCE 11 11 12 34
8  ITALY 8 9 11 28
9  HUNGARY 8 4 5 17
10  AUSTRALIA 7 16 12 35
11  JAPAN 7 14 17 38
12  KAZAKHSTAN 7 1 5 13
13  NETHERLANDS 6 6 8 20
14  UKRAINE 6 5 9 20
15  CUBA 5 3 6 14
16  NEW ZEALAND 5 3 5 13
17  IRAN 4 5 3 12
18  JAMAICA 4 4 4 12
19  CZECH REPUBLIC 4 3 3 10
20  DPR KOREA 4 0 2 6
21  SPAIN 3 10 4 17
22  BRAZIL 3 5 8 16
23  BELARUS 3 5 5 13
24  SOUTH AFRICA 3 2 1 6
25  ETHIOPIA 3 1 3 7
26  CROATIA 3 1 2 6
27  ROMANIA 2 5 2 9
28  KENYA 2 4 5 11
29  DENMARK 2 4 3 9
30  AZERBAIJAN 2 2 6 10
31  POLAND 2 2 6 10
32  TURKEY 2 2 1 5
33  SWITZERLAND 2 2 0 4
34  NORWAY 2 1 1 4
35  CANADA 1 5 12 18
36  SWEDEN 1 4 3 8
37  COLOMBIA 1 3 4 8
38  GEORGIA 1 3 3 7
39  MEXICO 1 3 3 7
40  IRELAND 1 1 3 5
41  SLOVENIA 1 1 2 4
42  SERBIA 1 1 2 4
43  LITHUANIA 1 1 2 4
44  ARGENTINA 1 1 2 4
45  TUNISIA 1 1 1 3
46  DOMINICAN REP 1 1 0 2
47  TRINIDAD & TOBAGO 1 0 3 4
48  UZBEKISTAN 1 0 3 4
49  LATVIA 1 0 1 2
50  GRENADA 1 0 0 1
51  VENEZUELA 1 0 0 1
52  ALGERIA 1 0 0 1
53  UGANDA 1 0 0 1
54  BAHAMAS 1 0 0 1
55  INDIA 0 2 4 6
56  MONGOLIA 0 2 3 5
57  THAILAND 0 2 1 3
58  EGYPT 0 2 0 2
59  SLOVAKIA 0 1 3 4
60  ARMENIA 0 1 2 3
61  FINLAND 0 1 2 3
62  BELGIUM 0 1 2 3
63  MALAYSIA 0 1 1 2
64  ESTONIA 0 1 1 2
65  INDONESIA 0 1 1 2
66  CHINESE TAIPEI 0 1 1 2
67  PUERTO RICO 0 1 1 2
68  BULGARIA 0 1 1 2
69  BOTSWANA 0 1 0 1
70  PORTUGAL 0 1 0 1
71  CYPRUS 0 1 0 1
72  MONTENEGRO 0 1 0 1
73  GUATEMALA 0 1 0 1
74  GABON 0 1 0 1
75  REP OF MOLDOVA 0 0 2 2
76  SINGAPORE 0 0 2 2
77  GREECE 0 0 2 2
78  QATAR 0 0 2 2
79  SAUDI ARABIA 0 0 1 1
80  AFGHANISTAN 0 0 1 1
81  HONG KONG 0 0 1 1
82  KUWAIT 0 0 1 1
83  MOROCCO 0 0 1 1
84  TAJIKISTAN 0 0 1 1
85  BAHRAIN 0 0 1 1