Saturday, 15 December 2012

General Awareness questions for Bank Clerk Exam

Here distributing some general awareness question for bank exam specially for clerk lets practice us for good in Exam. All the best

1. Who retained the top spot on Forbes' fourth annual ranking of "The World's Most Powerful People", which was released in December 2012?

(A) Barack Obama

(B) Angela Merkel

(C) Vladimir Putin

(D) Bill Gates (E) David Cameron

2. Who will be honored with a lifetime achievement Grammy award in Los Angeles on February 10, 2013?

(A) A.R.Rehman

(B) Pandit Ravi Shankar

(C) Norah Jones

(D) Pandit Vishwamohan Bhatt

(E) Ustad Zakir Hussain

3. Rakesh Mohan, former Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India, has taken charge as Executive Director on the board of?

(A) World Bank (B) ADB


4. Which of the following full forms is not correct?

(A) ECS - Electronic Clearing Service

(B) TPF - Trade Policy Forum

(C) CCEA-Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs

(D) LAF - Liquidity Adjustment Facility

(E) FTA - Full Trade Agreement

5. Which one of the following statements is not true with regard to Malala Yousafzai?

(A) Malala Yousafzai is a teenage education activist in the Swat district of Pakistan.

(B) She won Pakistan's first National Youth Peace Prize in 2011. It was subsequently renamed the National Malala Peace Prize in her honor.

(C) On October 9, 2012 she was shot by Taliban gunmen and is being treated in hospital in Birmingham, UK.

(D) UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon declared November 10 as Malala Day.

(E) She won the 2012 Right Livelihood Award.

6. Ahmed Nazif was sentenced to three years in prison for corruption in September 2012. He was the Prime Minister of which of the following countries from 2004 to 2011?

(A) Syria (B) Yemen

(C) Egypt (D) Libya

(E) Lebanon

7. Who received the US Congressi-onal Gold Medal on September 19, 2012?

(A) Dalai Lama (B) Angela Merkel

(C) Gordon Brown

(D) Aung San Suu Kyi

(E) Dilma Rousseff

8. Which film was given the prestigious Golden Lion Award for the best film at the 69th Venice Film Festival on September 8, 2012?

(A) Pieta (B) The Master

(C) Fill the Void (D) The Artist

(E) None of these

9. The United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has appo-inted who among the following as its International Goodwill Ambassador?

(A) Aamir Khan (B) Aishwarya Rai

(C) Priyanka Chopra

(D) Shah Rukh Khan

(E) Vidya Balan

10. Who has become the first woman to command the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner which landed in New Delhi in September 2012?

(A) Alka Shukla

(B) M.P. Shumathi

(C) Nivedita Bhasin

(D) Saudamini Deshmukh

(E) None of these

11. Forbes released the list of 400 richest Americans recently. Bill Gates remained at the top position for the 19th consecutive year. Who is at second position?

(A) Steve Ballmer

(B) Warren Buffet (C) Paul Allen

(D) Jeff Bezos (E) Larry Ellison

12. Paul McCartney has been awarded France's highest public award, the French Legion of Honor, for his services to music. He belongs to?

(A) USA (B) Canada

(C) Australia (D) England

(E) Argentina

13. Shanti Swaroop Bhatnagar Prize is named after the founder Direc-tor General of?




14. Which of the following topped the QS World University Ranki-ngs released in September 2012?

(A) Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

(B) University of Cambridge, UK

(C) Harvard University, USA

(D) University of Oxford, UK

(E) Yale University, USA

15. Which team won the Irani Cup Cricket in Bangalore in September 2012?

(A) Rest of India (B) Rajasthan

(C) Karnataka (D) Hyderabad

(E) Mumbai

16. The Super Fight League (SFL) is promoted by IPL team Rajasthan Royals' co-owner Raj Kundra and Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt. Who is the brand ambassador of SFL?

(A) Devendro Singh

(B) Vijender Singh

(C) MC Mary Kom

(D) Vikas Krishnan

(E) None of these

17. The Ig Nobel Prizes are a parody of the Nobel Prizes and given each year for ten unusual or trivial achievements in scientific research. They are given in?

(A) Sweden (B) Norway

(C) Philippines (D) USA (E) UK

18. Which of the following countries is not a member of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO)?

(A) China (B) Russia

(C) India (D) Kyrgyzstan

(E) Uzbekistan

19. Which of the following is a private bank in India?

(A) UCO Bank (B) IDBI Bank

(C) United Bank of India

(D) HDFC Bank

(E) Syndicate Bank

20. 'Touch Down' is a term used in the game of?

(A) Hockey (B) Cricket

(C) American Football

(D) Golf (E) Ice Hockey


Answers KEY

1)A 2)B 3)C 4)E 5) E 6) C 7) D 8) A 9) B 10) C 11) B 12) D 13) C 14) A 15) A 16) C 17) D 18) C 19) D 20) C


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