General Knowledge Page - 007

#  In which one of the following activities percentage share of cooperative sector is the highest ?
(A) Agricultural Credit disbursement
(B) Sugar production
(C) Wheat procurement
(D) Fertilizer distribution
(E) Handlooms (Ans)


#  What is a Panchayati Raj ?
(A) It is a community development programme
(B) It is a cooperative movement
(C) It is a scheme of self governance
(D) It is an exercise in decentralisation of administrative authority (Ans)
(E) It is an out dated system, not followed now


#  Which one of the following is the updated base for Wholesale Price Index (WPI) ?
(A) 2002-2003
(B) 2003-2004
(C) 2004-2005 (Ans)
(D) 2005-2006
(E) 2006-2007


#  What is a Green Index ?
(A) It measures nation’s wealth according to GNP per capita
(B) It measures nation’s wealth according to GDP per captia
(C) It measures nation’s wealth according to provisions of control on Green house gases
(D) It measures nation’s wealth in terms of coverage of forest area (Ans)
(E) None of these


#  In which one of the following city, 2012 Olympics are proposed to be held ?
(A) Frankfurt
(B) London (Ans)
(C) Tokyo
(D) Washington
(E) Dubai


#  In which one of the following states, Rosa Power Plant is located ?
(A) U.P. (Ans)
(B) M.P.
(C) Orissa
(D) Haryana
(E) Punjab


#  Which one of the following is present Saving Bank Interest Rate (in percentage terms) ?
(A) 3•0
(B) 3•5 (Ans)
(C) 4•0
(D) 4•5
(E) 5•0


#  For calculation of poverty line in rural area, which one of the following calories consumption per day per person has been stipulated by Planning Commission ?
(A) 2000
(B) 2100
(C) 2400 (Ans)
(D) 2500
(E) None of these



#  Who is Julian Assange ?
(A) Founder, Googles
(B) Founder, Rediffmail
(C) Nominee, Nobel Prize for Literature 2010
(D) Founder, WikiLeaks (Ans)
(E) None of these


#  For which one of the following States, interloculators’ panel has been appointed by the Centre ?
(A) Manipur
(B) Arunachal Pradesh
(C) Assam (Ans)
(D) Nagaland
(E) J&K


#  Expand the term BCBS.
(A) Bank’s Committee on Banking Supervision
(B) Basel Committee on Banking Supervision (Ans)
(C) Bank’s Commission on Banking Supervision
(D) Basel Commission on Banking Supervision
(E) None of these


#  By which one of the following years, Government proposes to introduce IFRS norms ?
(A) April 2011 (Ans)
(B) October 2011
(C) April 2012
(D) October 2012
(E) None of these


#  As per World Development Report 2009, if the poverty is measured by the international poverty line standard of below a dollar a day, approximately what per cent of people will be living in India below poverty line ?
(A) 25•0
(B) 27•5 (Ans)
(C) 34•5
(D) 58•5
(E) 10•5


#  Who is Kaushik Basu ?
(A) Dy. Governor, RBI
(B) Member Planning Commission
(C) Chairman, Prime Ministers’ Economic Advisory Council
(D) Chief Economic Advisor (Ans)
(E) Secretary-General FICCI


#  In a Poverty Pyramid index, which one of the following segments of population face highest poverty risk ?
(A) Formal wage employment (Ans)
(B) Informal Self Employment : Employers
(C) Regular Informal Wage employment
(D) Informal Self Employment : own account
(E) Casual Informal Wage Employment and domestic work


#  Which one of the following is a Self Employment Programme for Educated Unemployed Youth ?
(A) Prime Minister’s Rozgar Yojana (Ans)
(B) Swaran Jayanti Sahakari Rozgar Yojana
(C) National Social Assistance Programme
(D) Swaran Jayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana
(E) None of these


#  In which one of the following States, Sariska Tiger Reserve is located ?
(A) M. P.
(B) Gujarat
(C) Rajasthan (Ans)
(D) West Bengal
(E) Orissa


#  Who is Mohammed Yunus ?
(A) Finance Minister, Bangladesh
(B) Founder, Grameen Bank (Ans)
(C) Nobel Laureate for peace
(D) Foreign Minister, Pakistan
(E) Founder Micro Finance Institutions in India


#  Which one of the following is the primary source of energy in India ?
(A) Hydel Power
(B) Natural Gas
(C) Coal (Ans)
(D) Naptha
(E) Non-conventional energy


#  At which one of the following rate, the Central Bank lends to banks against government securities ?
(A) Repo Rate
(B) Reverse Repo Rate
(C) Bank Rate
(D) SLR
(E) CRR (Ans)


#  Which one of the following is not a member of BASIC ?
(A) India
(B) China
(C) South Africa
(D) Brazil
(E) Indonesia (Ans)


#  Which one of the following Corporate Groups has argued in Supreme Court that leaks of Radia Tapes has affected its reputation ?
(A) RIL
(B) Jindal Steels
(C) Bajaj Group
(D) Adani Group
(E) Tata Group (Ans)


#  Yuan currency belongs to which one of the following countries ?
(A) Japan
(B) Thailand
(C) South Korea
(D) China (Ans)
(E) Vietnam


#  Aung San Sau Kyi, Nobel Peace Prize Winner belongs to which one of the following countries ?
(A) China
(B) North Korea
(C) South Korea
(D) Japan
(E) Myanmar (Ans)

#  You can keep your personal files/folders in—
(A) My folder
(B) My Documents
 (Ans)
(C) My Files
(D) My Text
(E) None of these

#  The primary purpose of software is to turn data into—
(A) Web sites
(B) Information
 (Ans)
(C) Programs
(D) Objects
(E) None of these

#  A directory within a directory is called—
(A) Mini Directory
(B) Junior Directory
(C) Part Directory
(D) Sub Directory
 (Ans)
(E) None of these


#  A compiler translates a program written in a high-level language into—
(A) Machine language
 (Ans)
(B) An algorithm
(C) A debugged program
(D) Java
(E) None of these

#  When you turn on the computer, the boot routine will perform this test—
(A) RAM test
(B) Disk drive test
 (Ans)
(C) Memory test
(D) Power-on self-test
(E) None of these

#  A ……is a unique name that you give to a file of information.
(A) device letter
(B) folder
(C) filename
(D) filename extension
 (Ans)
(E) None of these

#  Hardware includes—
(A) all devices used to input data into a computer
(B) sets of instructions that a computer runs or executes
(C) the computer and all the devices connected to it that are used to input and output data
(D) all devices involved in processing information including the central processing unit, memory and storage
 (Ans)
(E) None of these

#  A ……… contains specific rules and words that express the logical steps of an algorithm.
(A) programming language
 (Ans)
(B) syntax
(C) programming structure
(D) logic chart
(E) None of these

#  All the deleted files go to—
(A) Recycle Bin
 (Ans)
(B) Task Bar
(C) Tool Bar
(D) My Computer
(E) None of these

#  The simultaneous processing of two or more programs by multiple processors is—
(A) Multiprogramming
(B) Multitasking
(C) Time-sharing
(D) Multiprocessing
 (Ans)
(E) None of these