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Bank PO Sample PAPER- General Awarness
« on: April 29, 2010, 02:34:43 PM »

1.                  Who among the following has been appointed as the Central Board of Direct 

             Taxes on May 01, 2008 ?


(a)        Brajesh Mishra


(b)        Rabender Singh Mathoda


(c)        Soli J. Sorabjee


(d)        T. K. A. Nair


Ans:     ( b )      Rabender Singh Mathoda


2.         Who among the following is the new Chief Minister of Meghalaya ?


(a)        S. M. Krishna


(b)        Uma Bharti


(c)        Donkupar Roy


(d)        Y. S. Rajasekhara Reddy


Ans:     ( c )      Donkupar Roy


3.         Who among the following has won the Miss Universe 2007 crown ?


(a)        Riyo MORI



(b)        Shandi Finnessey


(c)        Alba Reyes


(d)        None of these


Ans:     ( a )      Riyo MORI


4.         A solemn ceremony to mark the 60th Anniversary of D-Day landings of the Allies troops during the Second World War, was held in


(a)        Pearl Harbour


(b)        Normandy


(c)        New York


(d)        Lisbon


Ans:     ( b )      Normandy


5.         Which of the following cricketers holds the world record of maximum number of sixes in Twenty 20 world cup cricket ?


(a)        Yuvraj Singh


(b)        Viv Richards (West Indies)


(c)        Sachin Tendulkar (India)


(d)        Wasim Akram (Pakistan)


Ans:     ( a )      Yuvraj Singh


6.         Who among the following has been appointed the new Chief Justice of India ?


(a)        Justice Rajendra Babu


(b)        Justice V. N. Khare


(c)        Justice K.G.Balkrishnan


(d)        None of these


Ans:     ( c )      Justice K.G.Balkrishnan


7.         Who among the following sports persons got the honour of lighting the Olympic flame at the in New Delhi recently ?


(a)        Leander Paes


(b)        Abhinav Bindra


(c)        Viswanathan Anand


(d)        K. M. Beenamol


Ans:     ( a )      Leander Paes


8.         Who among the following has been appointed new chairman of the  National Knowledge Commission  ?


(a)        Ajit Singh


(b)        K. C. Pant


(c)        Sam Pitroda


(d)        Sharad Pawar


Ans:     ( c )      Sam Pitroda


9.         Which of the following planets crossed the face of the sun (in transit) after 122 years ?


(a)        Mars


(b)        Venus


(c)        Jupiter


(d)        Saturn


Ans:     ( b )      Venus


10.       Which of the following countries was admitted to the SAARC recently ?


(a)        Nepal


(b)        Myanmar


(c)        Pakistan


(d)        Afghanistan


Ans:     ( d )      Afghanistan


11.       The world governing body of which of the following sports celebrated its 100 years in existence  ?


(a)        Football


(b)        Hockey


(c)        Badminton


(d)        Cricket


Ans:     ( a )      Football


12.       Who among the following won the men’s singles title of the Australian Open Tennis Championship 2008 ?


(a)        Guillermo Coria


(b)        Roger Federer


(c)        Andy Roddick


(d)        Novak Dokovic


Ans:     ( d )      Novak Dokovic


13.       Who is India’s first Woman Grand Master in Chess ?


(a)        Aarthie Ramaswamy


(b)        Koneru Humpy


(c)        S. Meenakshi


(d)        S. Vijayalakshmi


Ans:     ( b )      Koneru Humpy


14.       The age of a tree can be determined by


(a)        Measuring its height


(b)        Measuring its diameter


(c)        Analyzing its sap


(d)        Counting the annual growth rings of its stem


Ans:     ( d )      Counting the annual growth rings of its stem


15.       Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?


Mountains                                Continents


(a)        The Rocky                   :           North America


(b)        The Andes                    :           South America


(c)        The Alps                      :           Europe


(d)        The Ural                       :           Africa


Ans:     ( d )      The Ural                       :           Africa


16.       Which of the following pairs is correctly matched ?


(a)        Purna Swaraj Resolution                                :      1929


(b)        Martyrdom of Sardar Bhagat Singh       :          1931


(c)        Formation of the Congress Socialist Party:         1939


(d)        Simla Confeence                                            :      1940


Ans:     ( b )      Martyrdom of Sardar Bhagat Singh :     1931


17.       The Lingaraja Temple built during the medieval period is at


(a)        Bhubaneswar


(b)        Khajuraho


(c)        Madurai


(d)        Mount Abu


Ans:     ( a )      Bhubaneswar


18.       Which one of the following is essentially a solo dance ?


(a)        Kuchipudi


(b)        Kathak


(c)        Manipuri


(d)        Mohiniattam


Ans:     ( d )      Mohiniattam


19.       The deepest oceanic trench Mariana is located in -


(a)        Atlantic Ocean


(b)        Arctic Ocean


(c)        Pacific Ocean


(d)        Indian Ocean


Ans:     ( c )      Pacific Ocean


20.       Although fog consists of fine drops of water, we cannot see clearly through it because -


(a)        The light rays undergo total internal reflection in the drops


(b)        Fine drops of water in fog polarize the light


(c)        The fine drops are opaque to the light


(d)        The drops scatter most of the light


Ans:     ( d )      The drops scatter most of the light


21.       During the Mughal period, which one of the following were the first to come to India as traders ?


(a)        Portuguese


(b)        Dutch


(c)        Danish


(d)        English


Ans:     ( a )      Portuguese


22.       Who among the following Delhi Sultans is known for introducing market control mechanism ?


(a)        Iltutmish


(b)        Balban


(c)        Alauddin Khalji


(d)        Firoze Tughlaq


Ans:     ( c )      Alauddin Khalji


23.       Which one of the following mountain peaks of the Himalayas is NOT in India ?


(a)        Annapurna


(b)        Nanda Devi


(c)        Mt. Kamet


(d)        Kanchenjunga


Ans:     ( a )      Annapurna


24.       A rift valley is formed mainly due to


(a)        The forces of tension in the earth?s crust


(b)        The subsidence of the floor of a river valley


(c)        The valley formed after the formation of fold mountains


(d)        The deepening of a valley by ice action


Ans:     ( a )      The forces of tension in the earth?s crust


25.       Who is the author of the book Superstar India? ?


(a)        Arun Shourie


(b)        Dominique Lapierre


(c)     Shobha De


(d)        Salman Rushdie


Ans:     ( c )      Shobha De


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