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SBI Asscoiates PO - test held on August 7, 2011

Dear Friends: Thanks to Mr. Avinash and Miss Sudha, I am giving below a few general awareness questions asked in today's examination: In case u remember some more questions please mail them to me and I will include in this paper. Also any other question u can remember also please send them to me. I will be grateful to you for this help which in turn will help thousands of aspirants for bank PO job. PART A 1. K.Balachander who won Dada Saheb Phalke award is a - Director 2. WWW conference held at - Hyderabad 3. Indian cricket team coach - Duncan Fletcher 4. L in LAF stands for - Liquidity 5. 3 satellites of - ISRO 6. Food inflation previously linked with - WPI 7. S in BRICS - South Africa-- new member 8. Not a member of TAPI - Poland ( The 4 countries are Turkeministan, Afganishtan, Pakistan & India ) 9. Good Luck Jonathan - Nigeria 10. To clean river - Ganga 11. Kanishtha Dhankar - Miss India 2011 12. 12th 5 year plan GDP growth rate target - 9-9.5% 13. Recently the inflation occured mainly due to - Oil & Petroleun Products 14. Banks have to maintain a certain % of their reserves in the form of cash, securities etc - SLR PART B some more questions. 1. who is goodluck jonathan? ....... 2. 12th 5yr plan growth rate 3. who is femina miss india 4. FINA means...... 5. www conference held in 6. bhagyam oils located in 7. indian govt give subsidy to 8. 700CR given to... ganga basin clean 9. START agreement between 10. 3 satelite launched recently in...... ISRO 11. BPCL related to SUBMITTED BY ANOTHER CANDIDATE: Where is the Embedded Operating Systems used? options:  PDA, Desktop computer, network computer, network server. ans:  PDAs. What is the grouth rate expected by the government for 2011-12 1. 6-7% 2. 8-9% 3. 8.5-9.5% 4.  3. Selling a product on-line is a decision of  1. Production Department 2. Marketing Department 3. IT department 4. Sales department A FEW MORE QUESTIONS BASED ON MEMORY SUBMITTED BY CANDIDATES: -- repetition in different form allowed for reinforcement of information.answers are marked beside the concerned answer choice. 1. Which of the following countries is NOT associated with the proposed TAPI gas pipeline? a) India b) Pakistan c) Portugal-- ans d) Afghanistan e) Turkmenistan 2. The International World Wide Web Conference 2011 was held at [see this post] a) Italy b) Manila c) Geneva d) Newyork e) Hyderabad--ans 3. Which of the following schemes is NOT launched by Ministry of Rural Development? a) National Family Benefit Scheme b) National Old Age Pension Scheme c) Nationall Maternity Benefit Scheme d) Mid Day Meal scheme--- ans e) All the above are launched by Ministry of Rural Development 4. Who among the followings has been appointed as coach of Indian cricket team for next two years? a) Gary Kirsten b) John Buchanan c) Andy Flower d) Duncan Fletcher --ans/d e) None of the above 5. Which one of the following pairs of countries is associated with nuclear arms control treaty START? a) US-China b) China-Iran c) US-Russia --ans d) US – Japan e) None of these 6. What does the letter ‘L’ stands for in the term LAF commonly used in financial/economic news? a) Liquidity --ans b) Least c) Liabilities d) Longitudinal e) Linear 7. FINO, a term used by media in financial newspapers and tv news channels is stands for a) Financial Information Network & Operations b) Financial Inclusion News & Operations c) Financial Inclusion Network & Operations--ans d) Fast Information Network & Operations e) None of the above 8. Why Kanishtha Dhankar recently was in news? a) She is new Femina Miss India World 2011--ans b) She is new coach of Women’s Hockey team c) She has won gold medal in Asian Games 2010 d) She has won Miss World 2011 crown e) None of these 9. Goodluck Jonathan has been re-elected as President of _________. a) Sudan b) South Korea c) Lebanon d) Nigeria--ans e) Ghana 10. Bhagyam oilfields are located in which of following states? a) Rajasthan--ans b) Gujarat c) Andhra Pradesh d) Maharashtra e) Karanatka 11. The Central Government has approved Rs 7000 crore Project to clean which of the following rivers? a) Narmada b) Ganga--ans c) Mahanadi d) Kaveri e) Godavari 12. The Planning Commission has set GDP growth target for 12th Plan (2012-17) at _______. a) 7.5 – 8.0 per cent b) 8.0 – 8.5 per cent c) 9 – 9.5 per cent--ans d) 9.5 – 10.0 per cent e) None of the above 13. The International Convention for the Protection of All Persons from Enforced Disappearance, has been adopted by which of the following international agencies/organisation? a) World Health Organisation (WHO) b) International Maritime Organization c) International Labour Organization d) United Nations (UN)--ans e) International Atomic Energy Agency 14. Which of the following countries has joined the BRIC group of nations to change it’s name as BRICS? a) Sudan b) Singapore b) South Korea d) Srilanka e) South Africa--ans 15. K Balachander who recently won Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the year 2010 is a famous a) Cinematographer b) Director--ans c) Musician d) Dancer e) Writer 16. On which of the following items the subsidies given by Central Government to the poor peoples of the country? A) Fertilizers B) Kerosine C) LPG i) Only (A) ii) Only (B) iii) Only (C) iv) Both (B) & (C) v) All (A), (B) & (C)--ans. (actual answer option a and b only not given) 17. Which of the following space agencies has recently placed three satellites Resourcesat, Youthsat, and X-SAT successfully in the Earth orbit? a) NASA b) ROSCOSMOS c) CNSA d) ISRO--ans e) None of these 18. Recently a controversy rages over new land acquisition policy in which of following states? (It also creates problem to Law and Order of the state) a) Maharashtra b) Uttar Pradesh--ans c) Gujarat d) Madhya Pradesh e) West Begal 19. Before launching the new indices to measure food inflation, earlier it is measured on the basis of a) Wholesale Price Index--ans b) Consumer Price Index c) Nifty Index c) BSE & NSE index e) None of these 20. BP Plc, a well known company is engaged in which one of the following as its major operations? a) Nuclear Power Generation b) Oil and Gas Exploration--ans c) Wind power generation d) Steel production e) Coal production 21. As per statement given by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee in medias, the main cause of increased inflation rate is the recent hike in prices of ______. a) daily commodities b) petroleum products--ans c) infrastructure materials d) imported goods e) None of the above 22. The amount of liquid assets, such as cash, precious metals or other short-term securities, that a financial institution or bank must maintain in its reserves is called a) CRR b) Bank Deposits c) Fixed Assets d) SLR--ans e) None of these 23. if Reserve Bank of India hikes interest rates by 25 basis points in its monetary policy, then a commercial bank would like to increase it’s interest rates on loans by 25 basis points of a) Prime Lending Rate b) Repo rate c) Base rate--ans d) Saving account interest rate e) None of these ----- 1. A portable computer called Laptop, having a weight about 1.4 to 4.5 kg is also known as a) Desktop PC b) Mainframe Computer c) Personal Computer d) Micro Computer e) Notebook computer --ans 2. The System Unit consists of a) all electronic components of the computer used to process data--ans b) all hardware and software c) application programs d) Mouse and keyboard e) None of these 3. The main electronic circuit board in the system unit is called a) Circuit plate b) Chassis c) Motherboard--ans d) Processor e) None of these 4. A Web or part of a Web site, or part of an online service that provides a venue for communities of users with a common interest to communicate in real time is called a) user forum b) blog c) discussion forum d) chat-group--ans e) None of these 5. The System Software is used to a) diagonose and troubleshooting the attached device--ans b) create graphics images c) draw the picture on paper d) manage the available internal resources e) None of these 6. One billionth of a second is a) gigabyte b) nanosecond--ans c) terabyte d) megabyte e) None of these 7. Embedded operating systems are used in a) desktop computers b) mainframe computers c) PDAs--ans d) network server computer e) None of these 8. Which of the following computer programming languages is used to write applet programs which can be integrate into a webpage? a) Java--ans b) PERL c) C++ d) Pascal e) FORTRAN 9. A graphic or piece of text that links to another piece of information in a web page is a) meta-tag b) page connection c) domain name d) hyperlink--ans e) None of these 10. A chip placed on the electronic circuit board inside a system unit that hold temporarliy piece of information/data is called (containing the data being displayed on output device) a) modem b) scanner c) memory--ans d) hard disk e) None of these 11. A program which is used find spam data in the computer and capable to distroy is called a) firewall b) anti-spam program--ans c) adware remover d) pop-up blocker e) None of these 12. A technology used to create, store, exchange and utilize information in its various forms including business data, conversations, still images, motion pictures and multimedia presentations is called a) website b) information technology--ans c) internet chat d) networking e) None of these PLEASE ALSO READ CURRENT AFFAIRS MAY ,JUNE 2011 POSTED HEREIN.


  1. Thanks Avinash. This ability to remember questions will help u in the long run. best wishes

  2. thanks avinash.done a great job.this will help me to prepare for u have di and reasoning questions of sbi po associates.then do give here pls.


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