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  1. 1. This PDF contains question bank of 630+ questions which were asked in the recent IBPS Clerk CWE III Exam 2014. 15 Questions Asked in IBPS Clerk III 2013 Exam Morning Shift. 1. According to census 2011 which is low density state ? 2. Rajya sabha member's minimum age? 3. Author of The lowland 4. British october 2013 award given to which bollywood actress? 5. Very senior citizen prsn age? 6. yash chopra memorible award 1st given to whom? 7. Cheraw dance www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 1
  2. 2. 8. Chairman of Election commision of India 9. Deepak luthia related to which sport? 10. WHO where it is located? 11.World food day? 12.EMI full form? 13. CASA. 14. NABARD 15 Questions on GK asked in the IBPS Clerk III common Written Exam 2013 1. KGS Aranmula International Airport Ltd is developing India's first private airport at Aranmula, Pathanamthitta district 2. National Commision of Women-->Mrs. Mamta Sharma, former MLA of Bundi district, Rajasthan 3. Dr. C. Rangarajan is the current Chairman of the PMEAC 4. MetLife India Insurance Co. Pvt. Ltd, and Punjab National Bank today announced the launch of Met Group Life; a Group Life insurance cover specially designed for the account holders of Punjab National Bank 5. Participatory Notes-->Financial instruments used by investors or hedge funds that are not registered with the Securities and Exchange Board of India to invest in Indian securities 6. fund for women bank--> Rs. 1000 Cr 7. Bahrain: Capital--> Manama, Currency-->Bahraini dinar 8. MSME --> Micro Small & Medium Enterprises 9. International Labour Organization (ILO) headquarters--> Geneva in Switzerland 10. Magnus Carlsen from Norway becomes New Winner of world chess championship beating Viswanathan Anand 11. PIN --> Personal Identification Number --> secret number that is used to access bank accounts thru ATM or mobile banking 12. Insider trading --> trading of a public company's stock or other securities (such as bonds or stock options) by individuals with access to non-public information about the company www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 2
  3. 3. 13. Jason Day --> Australian professional golfer 14. International Day of the Elderly --> 1st October 15. BSBDA Limits: -->Aggregate of all credits less than equal to 1 lac in a year -->Aggregrate of all withdrawls and transfers less than equal to 10,000 in a month -->Account balance at any point of time less than equal to 50,000 -->No limit on number of deposits in a month -->Maximum 4 withdrawls in a month including ATM withdrawls 15 Questions from IBPS Clerk III asked in 15th December Morning shift. 1. venue of Sachin last ODI 2. author of Satanic versus 3. purpose of KYC 4. benefit of KYC 5. which is the fastest & safest mode if you want to transfer funds in huge amount. 6. Qs on kissan credit card 7. what is EFT in NEFT 8. full form of EDI 9. Find public sec banks from given options 10. new name of prime lending rate 11. total No. of medals won by India in London olympics 2012 12. Qs on financial inclusion 13. who is Tessy thomas 14. Qs on banking ombudsman 15. who controls Cobra post and Tehelka?? www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 3
  4. 4. 110 Questions with answers from IBPS Clerk exam Q1. Who was chosen as the 12th President of Pakistan, elections for which were held on 30 July 2013? – Mamnoon Hussain Q2. Who was chosen for the 21st Rajiv Gandhi National Sadabhavna Award for year 2013, which is given for contribution towards promotion of communal harmony and peace? – Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, the Sarod maestro Q3. What is the name given to a newly announced scheme under which a free mobile handset will be provided to one member of every rural household who has completed 100 days of work under MGNREGA? – Bharat Mobile Scheme (Under this scheme the handset will be provided preferably to a woman member of family. A brief of this proposed scheme was made by the union govt. on 30 July 2013. The provided handset will be non- transferable as it will later also be used in customized transfer of benefits under the direct transfer scheme of the central govt.) Q4. US Senate on 29 July 2013 approved the choice of James Comey as the next Director of FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation). Comey will take whose place, who has been at this post since 2001? – Robert Mueller Q5. Which private bank became first commercial bank to announce a hike in deposit rates in view of RBI’s move to tighten liquidity in the market? – YES Bank (YES Bank on 31 July 2013 hiked deposit rates by 0.25% to 0.50%. The bank also hiked the base rate by 0.25% to 10.75%. This hike came into effect on 1 August 2013) Q6. Who took over as the new Foreign Secretary of India on 1 August 2013? – Sujatha Singh, She replaced Ranjan Mathai who retired on 31 July 2013. www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 4
  5. 5. Q7. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), on 1 August 2013, approved the proposal for sale of 10% government stake in Indian Oil Corporation (IOC). This stake sale is likely to fetch around Rs. 3,840 crore to the exchequer at the current market price. What is Union Govt.’s disinvestment target through the stake sale of public sector undertakings in the current financial year (2013-14)? – Rs. 40,000 crore Q8. Union Govt. relaxed the norms for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the multi-brand retail on 1 August 2013 with a view to attract more investments and transparency in the sector. What are the major norms which were relaxed? – Multi-brand retailers like Walmart are now required to source 30% of their products from the small and medium enterprises of India only at the time of starting the business Now state governments will have the right to grant permission to open a multi- brand retail store in cities of their states (Earlier 53 urban centers with a minimum population of 1 million were made eligible for opening-up of multibrand retail stores) Now the norm of 50% investment in the back-end infrastructure for the retailers will be applicable, only during the first tranche of investments (within three years) of up to 100 million dollars Q9. Union Health Ministry on 1 August 2013 revoked its earlier suspension on a drug named Pioglitazone used to treat diabetes. What was the main reason for revoking this suspension within a month? – Doctors said that this drug was best suited for Indian patients Q10. What is the name of a breast cancer drug of the British drug major GlaxoSmithKline Pharma, patent for which was revoked by the Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) of India? –Tykerb Q11. United States expressed its disappointment over Russia’s decision to give temporary asylum to Edward Snowden, the ex-CIA contractor who had leaked National Security Agency’s secret telephone and Internet surveillance programme. What is the duration of the temporary asylum offered to Snowden by Russia? www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 5
  6. 6. – 1 year Q12. Who will be the new US ambassador to the United Nations (UN), after the appointment was confirmed by the United States Senate on 1 August 2013? – Samantha Power Q13. What is the name of the former world champion shot putter from Belarus who was stripped of his 4 World Championship medals by International Amateur Athletics Federation (IAAF) for doping? – Andrei Mikhnevich Q14. Union Govt. on 2 August 2013 gave its approval for setting up of a fund to help six PSUs, to make them compliant with the 10% minimum public holding norm of market regulator SEBI. What is the name assigned of this fund? – Special National Investment Fund (SNIF). Six sick PSUs which will be covered under this proposed fund are - HMT, ITI, Scooters India Limited, Andrew Yule, Fertilizer and Chemical Limited (Travancore) and Hindustan Photo Films Limited Q15. Union Govt. on 2 August 2013 unveiled the long awaited Unified License norms for the telecom sector. What are the main features of this new norm? The new norm provides for delinking of spectrum from operational permits and allows companies to offer services using any technology. Telecom companies would be allowed to offer mobile and fixed-line services using any technology. They can also provide Internet TV services. It allows companies to offer intra and inter-circle roaming, but bars operations from acquiring subscribers in areas where they don’t own a license The licenses acquired under this new norm will be valid for 20 years, and will be renewable for another ten years Telecom companies will have to pay a license fee of eight per cent of annual revenues from telecom services. All telecom companies will have to migrate to the new licensing regime upon expiry of their current permits Q16. Who was awarded 22nd Saraswati Samman of K.K. Birla Foundation on 2 August 2013? www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 6
  7. 7. – Sugathakumari, the Malayalam poetess (She was given this prestigious award for her collection of poems in Malayalam entitled Manalezhuthu Q17. Which union territory of the country celebrated its 60th Liberation Day on 2 August 2013? –Dadra and Nagar Haveli Q18. Who was appointed as the first woman Managing Director (MD) of State Bank of India (SBI) on 3 August 2013? – Arundhati Bhattacharya Q19. Who took over as the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Central Bank of India recently? – Rajeev Rishi Q20. Indian girls created history by winning country’s first ever bronze medal in the junior women hockey World Cup in the seventh edition of the cup held in Germany. India defeated which team on 4 August 2013 to win the bronze medal? – England Q21. Hasan Rouhani took oath as the new President of Iran on 4 August 2013. He replaced Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. What was special about his swearing-in ceremony? – It was the first time since Iran’s 1979 Islamic Revolution that foreign dignitaries attended the swearing-in ceremony of an Iranian president Q22. Russia and China flagged off their regular anti-terrorist war games in Russia’s Urals region from 3 August 2013. This joint military drill was seen by many defence experts as preparations for a local military conflict in Central Asia. What was the name given to this drill? – “Peace Mission 2013 ” www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 7
  8. 8. Q23. China is establishing a 4,411-metre- high airport in the Tibetan area of its southwestern Sichuan province, which will become the world’s highest civilian airport when put into operation later this year. What is the name of this airport? – Daocheng Yading airport Q24. What is the name of a breast cancer drug of Roche Holding AG, patent for which was partly revoked in India recently? – Herceptin Q25. Households belonging to which community are the largest spenders on average as disclosed in the data from the National Sample Survey Office’s (NSSO’s) 8th quinquennial survey on employment during the 12 months up to June 2010? – Sikh Q26. The union govt. on 5 August 2013 reduced the customs duty on imports of rice bran and rice bran oil cake to nil with effect from 1 October 2013. What was the import duty on this commodity till now? – 15% Q27. Union Govt. on 5 August 2013 shelved the plans for disinvestment of its stake in BHEL due to BHEL’s low share price, decreased capital expenditure and less demand for power-sector equipment. What was the proposed target of selling govt. stake in BHEL? – 5% Q28. The first arrest for default in paying which tax was made recently after union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram made applicable provisions of CrPC (criminal procedure code) to arrest such offenders? – Service Tax Q29. How many embassies and consulates of the United States were closed till 10 August 2013 due to threat of a major al-Qaida attack? www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 8
  9. 9. – 19 Q30. Who became the first Indian bowler since Anil Kumble to top the ICC ODI Bowlers Rankings, which were released by the ICC on 4 August 2013? – Ravindra Jadeja (Jadeja's career-best rating of 733 has him tied for the pinnacle spot with West Indies spinner Sunil Narine. Kumble had claimed the No.1 position back in 1996 in these rankings) Q31. Who will be the new Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), as announced by the Finance Ministry on 6 August 2013? – Raghuram Rajan, who is at present the Chief Economic Advisor to the Govt. of India Q32. What is the name of the Gujarat village which came into limelight after discovery of prominent artifacts including gold-beads dating to the Harappan era? – Khirsara Q33. Who has recently agreed to purchase ‘The Washington Post’ and other newspapers for $250 million? – Jeff Bezos , founder of Amazon.com Q34. Telecommunication major Vodafone has recently launched a unique money transfer and payment service “M-Pesa” in Bihar and Jharkhand where banking network and financial penetration is inadequate, particularly in rural areas. Which bank is the banking partner of Vodafone in this service? – ICICI Bank Q35. Union Govt. on 7 August 2013 introduced the much-anticipated National Food Security Bill, 2013, which proposes to give the country’s three- fourth population the right to highly- subsidised food. Who moved this bill in the Lok Sabha? – Union Food Minister K.V. Thomas Q36. Which body is the regulator of commodity derivatives markets in India, which would be given more www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 9
  10. 10. teeth to ensure that National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL) settles the Rs 5,600-crore dues to investors, as announced by the Union Govt. on 7 August 2013? – Forward Markets Commission – FMC Q37. A modern and sophisticated breast milk bank, which is touted as the first such bank in the public sector was opened on 7 August 2013. This newly established breast milk bank is situated in which city? – Kolkata Q38. Indian Parliament on 8 August 2013 passed the Companies Bill, 2012, which replaced the 58-year old legislation with radical changes. What is the name of the old bill which was replaced by this legislation? – Companies Act, 1956 Q39. Union Cabinet on 8 August 2013 gave approval to Bharatiya Mahila Bank, which will be India’s first women’s bank. With an initial capital of Rs. 1,000 crore, this bank would provide dedicated financial services to women in general and women self-help groups (SHGs). Which was world’s first women’s bank? – Pakistan’s First Women Bank (FWB), which was established in 1989 Q40. Union Power Ministry is believed to have shelved the plan to set up the Rs 20,000-crore ultra mega power project (UMPP) in Chhattisgarh as the coal blocks for the proposed project fall under dense forest area and could rake-up the environment issue. This UMPP was proposed to be established at which place of Chhattisgarh? – Sarguja Q41. What is the name of the spacecraft which will undertake NASA’s next mission to Mars in November 2013? – MAVEN - Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Q42. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has recently transferred its surplus profit to the government for the year ended June 2013, which is the highest amount to be transferred by the RBI to the government, www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 10
  11. 11. except year 2007. How much amount was transferred as surplus profit to the govt.? – Rs. 33,010 crore Q43. An inter-ministerial committee constituted to suggest steps to contain the rising current account deficit (CAD) has suggested higher taxes for non- essential imports with a view to curbing inward shipments and containing the current account deficit CAD. These suggestions form part of the recommendations made by the committee set up by Finance Minister P Chidambaram. Who is the Chairman of this committee? - Rajat Bhargava , Joint Secretary (Budget Division) Q44. On 9 August 2013 who became the first Indian badminton player since Prakash Padukone to reach singles semi- finals of World Championships? – P.V. Sindhu Q45. The Union Cabinet on 8 August 2013 approved the proposal for establishing a new media wing that will address the communication and dissemination requirements of the government on social media. What is the proposed name of this new wing which will be established at a cost of Rs. 22.5 crore? – Bureau of New and Concurrent Media (The proposal for establishment of this new wing was drawn on the basis of the experience of its pilot program on the social media platforms such as Youtube, Facebook and Twitter) Q46. The proposal for export of how much additional amount of wheat was approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on 8 August 2013? – 2 million tonnes Q47. India on 10 August 2013 achieved a major milestone in nuclear capability by activating the atomic reactor on-board an indigenous nuclear submarine and achieving nuclear criticality, thus paving the way for its operational deployment by the Indian Navy. Which indigenous nuclear submarine is this? – INS www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 11
  12. 12. Q48. Which five countries presently possess nuclear-powered submarines? – The U.S., Russia, the U.K., France and China Q49. With effect from 15 August 2013, eight cities in India will have visa-on- arrival facility for tourists visiting India. Which are the four cities which have been extended this facility recently by the Union Govt.? – Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram Q50. Which former US President was one among the 16 recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom for the year 2013, which were announced on 8 August 2013? – Bill Clinton Q51. On 10 August 2013 South Korea and the United States announced holding of a joint-military exercise later this month. The South Korea-US Combined Forces Command (CFC) will conduct this joint military exercise from 19 August to 30 August 2013. What is the name given to this joint exercise? – ‘Ulchi Freedom Guardian’ Q52. India’s largest IT exporter Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on 10 August, 2013 announced setting up of a software development centre in Madhya Pradesh, for which the Madhya Pradesh Govt. has allotted an SEZ (Special Economic Zone) to TCS. In which city will this development centre come up? – Indore Q53. During August 2013 Maharashtra became the first state of the country to disburse employees’ salary through Aadhaar-linked bank accounts. Employees of which department of Maharashtra Govt. were disbursed their salaries through Aadhaar mode? – Information Technology (IT) Department Q54. Who won the men’s singles title at the World Badminton Championships held at Guangzhou? – Lin Dan of China www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 12
  13. 13. Q55. India on 12 August, 2013 launched its first indigenous aircraft carrier, thus making an entry into a select club of countries capable of designing and building a carrier of this size andcapability. What is the name of this aircraft carrier? – INS Vikrant Q56. India on 12 August, 2013 successfully test-fired nuclear weapons capable surface-to-surface ballistic missile, Prithvi-II for its full range from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) at Chandipur, Odisha. The indigenously- developed missile was picked up randomly from the production lot and launched by the personnel of the Strategic Force Command (SFC) from ITR's Launch Complex-III as part of routine user training. What is the full range of this missile? – 350 km Q57. Olympics 100 m champion Usain Bolt on 11 August, 2013 reclaimed his sprint gold medal at the World Athletics Championships when he won the gold medal at the ongoing IAAF World Athletics Championships at Moscow. What was the time clocked by him? – 9.77 seconds Q58. The Steel Authority of India (SAIL) on 10 August, 2013 commissioned the largest blast furnace in India named ‘Durga’. This huge furnace has a volume of 4,060 cu. Meters and it costed SAIL almost Rs. 1,600 crore. At which unit of SAIL is this furnace installed? – Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP), Odisha Q59. On 13 August, 2013 Shooter Ronjan Sodhi was chosen for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award, the highest honour for a sportsperson in India. Sodhi is associated with which discipline of shooting? – Double Trap Shooting (He won two silver medals at the 2010 Commonwealth Games and a gold medal at the 2010 Asian Games. In 2011, he became the first Indian shooter to successfully defend a World Cup title. He is the 7th shooter to receive this prestigious award. Other six shooters to have conferred with this award are - Abhinav Bindra (2001-02), Anjali Bhagwat (2002-03), Lt Col Rajyavardhan Singh Rahore (2004-05), Manavjit Sandhu (2006-07), Gagan Narang (2010-11) and Vijay Kumar (2011-12) www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 13
  14. 14. Q60. India’s first Cyber Forensic Laboratory (CFL) was inaugurated on 11 August, 2013. This CFL has been established at which High Court of India? – Tripura High Court at Agartala Q61. In a huge setback to the Indian Navy, INS Sindhurakshak, a conventional submarine exploded after a fire on board and sank early on 14 August, 2013 in which 18 personnel, including three officers, may have been killed. INS Sindhurakshak was India’s mainstay kilo- class submarine and was the most modern submarine of the Indian Navy. This accident took place at which place? – Naval Dockyard at Colaba in Mumbai Q62. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 14 August, 2013 cut down the amount of foreign exchange an Indian may use to invest or spend abroad from the current annual limit of $2,00,000 to – $75,000 (This means Indian citizens would not be able to take out more than $75,000 in a year by way of travel or investment. In addition to this RBI imposed a restriction on Indians from making an investment in a property abroad. These measures were announced in a bid to check the drain on foreign exchange reserves in the country) Q63. The Finance Ministry on 14 August, 2013 announced that public sector insurance company LIC can increase its investments in companies up to 25% under special circumstances. What is the present investment limit of LIC in companies? – 20% Q64. Recently which company became the most valuable company of the Aditya Birla group by overtaking cement company UltraTech? – Idea Cellular Q65. In the recently released Academic Ranking of 500 World Universities (ARWU) for 2013 only one Indian institute features in the list. Which institute is this? www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 14
  15. 15. – Indian Institute of Science (IIS), Bangalore Q66. Subrata Kumar was nominated for the Prime Minister’s Shram Ratna Award for year 2012 as announced by the union govt. on 14 August, 2013 on the eve of the Independence Day. He is associated with which company? – Tata Steel Limited, Jamshedpur (Shram Ratna is the highest honour in India given to workers employed in any private or public enterprise or departmental undertaking employing 500 or more workers. A cash award of Rs. 2 lakh and a citation is given under Shram Ratna. In addition to this 8 employees of different departments were conferred with the Shram Bhushan Award, 20 with Shram Veer or Shram Veerangana and 41 with the Shram Shri or Shram Devi awards. Shram Bhushan carries a cash prize of Rs. 1 lakh while Shram Veer or Shram Veerangana and Shram Shri or Shram Devi carry a cash prize of Rs. 60,000 and Rs. 40,000 respectively) Q67. Which public sector bank recently sought Rs 1,800-crore capital infusion from the Centre through allotment of preferential shares? - Bank of Baroda (BoB) – Union govt. currently, has a stake of 55.4% in BOB Q68.The Rashtriya Uchattar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA) has proposed to put a ceiling on the number of colleges to be affiliated to any university. What is this proposed ceiling? – 200 Q69. A Dronacharya Award winner and the coach of former Indian cricket captain Kapil Dev passed away on 16 August, 2013 at Mohali. Apart from Kapil Dev, he helped shaping the careers of cricketers such as Yograj Singh, Ashok Malhotra, Chetan Sharma and Harbhajan Singh. What was the name of this famous cricket coach? – Desh Prem Azad Q70. State Bank of India (SBI) on 17 August, 2013 achieved another milestone by opening its ……… branch. – 15,000th (The 15,000th Branch of the SBI was inaugurated by Union Finance Minister P. Chidambaram at Tamil Nadu’s Sooranam) www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 15
  16. 16. Q71. What is the name of a proposed commission that will look into removing ambiguity and establishing a stable and non-adversarial tax administration in the country and establishment of which was approved by the union govt. recently? – Tax Administration Reform Commission – TARC Q72. “Faster: 100 ways to improve your digital life” is the name of 15th book written by a Stanford educated 28-year old ethical hacker, which was released recently. What is the name of this author? – Ankit Fadia Q73. Who was appointed as the new Director-General of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) on 17 August, 2013? – Dilip Trivedi Q74. A citizenship bill passed recently by the Parliament has brought about major changes in India’s citizenship provisions. From now on any person who is or had been a citizen of Pakistan and Bangladesh would not be eligible for registration as an overseas Indian card holder. What is the name of this bill passed by the Parliament during August 2013? – The Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2011 Q75. Recently the Union Cabinet gave its approval for establishment of the International Centre for Drinking Water Quality (ICDWQ). ICDWQ will be set up to undertake research on problems pertaining to water quality including arsenic and fluoride contamination. This proposed centre will be established at – Kolkata Q76. What is the name of the proposed nodal agency for offshore wind projects in the country that will soon be constituted under the aegis of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy? - National Offshore Wind Energy Authority – NOWA www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 16
  17. 17. Q77. Who recently took over as the new Ambassador and Permanent Representative of India to the UN Conference on Disarmament at Geneva? – D. Bala Venkatesh Varma Q78. Who was appointed as the new Chairperson of the National School of Drama (NSD) Society on 19 August, 2013? – Ratan Thiyam Q79. Cheraman Financial Services Limited (CFSL), which became the first Islamic financial services company to be launched in India, started its operations in which Indian state recently? – Kerala Q80. “My Journey: Transforming Dreams into Actions”, which was published recently by Rupa, is a new book written by – A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, the former President Q81.Which state on 20 August, 2013 became the first to launch the food security scheme for its citizens? – Delhi Q82. The Reserve Bank of India had directed two Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs), to stop allowing the use of its premises / branches to accept deposits from public by their associate unincorporated bodies. Which two NBFCs are these? – Muthoot Fincorp Ltd. (MFCL)and Manappuram Finance Ltd. (MAFIL) Q83. On 21 August, 2013 the social- networking giant Facebook announced joining hands with six other technology companies (Nokia, Samsung, Ericsson, Opera, MediaTek and Qualcomm) to launch a new global initiative to make Internet access affordable for people across the globe. What is the name given to this initiative? – “Internet.org” www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 17
  18. 18. Q84. Nishi Vasudeva’s name came to news when she was selected by the Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) to head a Navratna category PSU and thus is on the way to become the first- ever woman to head a Navratna PSU. She is expected to take over as the Chairman and Managing Director of which PSU in March, 2014? – Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd – HPCL Q85. Which private sector bank claimed to have opened its 500th branch during August, 2013? – Yes Bank Q86. On 21 August, 2013 insurance regulator IRDA (Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority) imposed a hefty fine of Rs. 3.1 crore on which private sector life insurance company? – Bajaj Allianz Q87. 89-year old Robert Mugabe was sworn in as the President of Zimbabwe on 22 August, 2013. Mugabe won a landslide victory in the 31 July elections with 61% of the presidential votes. What is the name of his political party? – Zimbabwe African National Union – Patriotic Front (ZANU-PF) Q88. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 23 August, 2013 announced imposition of a total of Rs. 6.50 crore monetary penalty on six public sector banks for violation of rules relating to know your customer and anti-money laundering. Which 6 public sector banks are these? – Allahabad Bank Q89. Who was appointed as the new Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of Vijaya Bank, as announced on 23 August, 2013? – V Kannan Q90. How many government hospital beds per person were available in India as on 1 January, 2013, www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 18
  19. 19. according to the estimates disclosed by Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on 23 August, 2013 in the Lok Sabha? – 879 Q91. As per information furnished by Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA), what was the life insurance penetration rate in India in the year 2012? – 3.17% Q92. Which state became the only state of India to have increased its forest cover in the past two decades, as announced recently by the state govt.? – Sikkim Q93. Which IIM of the country recently launched a first-of-its-kind management development programme on Islamic Banking and Finance? – IIM, Kashipur Q94. The Lok Sabha on 26 August, 2013 passed the ambitious National Food Security Bill, 2013 that seeks to provide highly subsidised food grains to the poor. This bill proposes to legally entitle 67% of the population (including 75 per cent rural and 50 per cent urban) to get subsidised grains under which category of food distribution system? - Targeted Public Distribution System – TPDS Q95. How many Additional Solicitors General (ASGs) were appointed in the Supreme Court on 26 August, 2013? – Three (These three newly appointed ASGs are - L. Nageswara Rao, Santosh Kumar Bagaria and K.V. Viswanathan and their tenure will be for three years.) Q96. A committee constituted by the Corporate Affairs Ministry to look into ways to improve the www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 19
  20. 20. country's overall business climate is ready to submit its report to the Union Govt. Who is heading this 25-member committee? – M. Damodaran, Former SEBI Chairman Q97. What is the name of the first vehicle rolled-out by luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz India from its Chakan plant near Pune in Maharashtra, which is the world’s first of this type to be manufactured out of the USA? - GL-Class Q98. Who is heading the seven- member Tax Administration Reform Commission (TARC), which was constituted by the Union Govt. on 26 August, 2013 to have a comprehensive review of existing tax laws and suggest a stable tax administration? – Parthasarathy Shome Q99. What is the name of a new typhoid vaccine launched by Bharat Biotech International Ltd on 26 August 2013, which provides longer immunity and efficacy against typhoid? - Typbar TCV Q100.The Indian Rupee fell sharply on 28 August, 2013 to hit a record low of 68.80 to the dollar. This was its biggest single- day percentage fall since how many years? – 18 years Q101.It was recently reported in some sections of media that a 1,750 MW nuclear power plant is being established, which will be the largest nuclear power plant in the world till date. This plant is reportedly being established in which country? – China Q102. During 2011-12, which state replaced Maharashtra to become the state with the largest number of HIV patients in India? www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 20
  21. 21. – Andhra Pradesh Q103. The population of which BRICS nation crossed 200 million mark recently? – Brazil Q104. Raghunath Panigrahi, who passed away during August, 2013, was associated with which field? – Classical Singing Q105. Who was selected as the next Chairman & Managing Director of PSU major ONGC by Public Enterprises Selection Board (PESB) as announced on 30 August, 2013? – D.K. Sarraf Q106.What is the name of India’s first defence satellite which was launched on 30 August, 2013 (IST) from Kourou spaceport in French Guiana? – GSAT-7 (This satellite was successfully launched by European space consortium Arianespace's Ariane 5 rocket.) Q107. Which mutual fund company recently launched an auto premium payment system in collaboration with Life Insurance Corporation to enable its mutual fund investors to pay their insurance premium? – LIC Nomura Mutual Fund Q108. Which two new members were appointed to the Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) on the 2G scam on 29 August, 2013 by the Union Govt., a move which was opposed by the BJP? – P. Bhattacharya and Ashok S. Ganguly Q109. Union Govt. is very soon going to sell 100% of its stake in 6 airports of the country to private parties. Which 6 airports are these? www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 21
  22. 22. – Chennai, Lucknow, Jodhpur, Guwahati, Ahmedabad and Kolkata Q110. Who was elected as the President of International Olympic Committee? - Thomas 40 GK Questions live from IBPS Clerk Exam III Q1. What do you understand by R in the word RTGS? Q2. Bull and Bear is used in? Q3. Which country doesn’t belong to SAARC? Q4. Which is one our national animal? Q5. Who has taken additional charge in Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension? Q6. In MGNREGA, What do you understand by A? Q7. UIDAI Stands for? Q8. Who is the author of the book ‘A view from the outside’? Q9. Which river is considered as the National River in India? Q10. What is the currency of Bangladesh? Q11. Jwala Gutta related to which sport? Q12. Who is the present Governors of Andhra Pradesh? Q13. Dronacharya Award Winner 2012Q14. Arjun Award 2012 has given toQ15. Short term lending rate of Reserve Bank of India (RBI)Q16. Who got the Arjun Award 2012 in squash? Q17. Which of the following country involve in BRICS? Q18. Minister of commerce and industryQ19. Which is a Union Territory in India? Q20. Which award is given in science and tech.? www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 22
  23. 23. Q21. Which of the following is a NATO member? Q22. Who is the governor of Assam? Q23. What does O mean in the word OECD ? Q24. Full form of KYCQ25. Do does G mean in 2GQ26. What is the Minimum denomination of coin at present in India? Q27. Credit card is a Q28. Who was the Myanmar Leader recently visited India? Q29. Who issue symbol of political party? Q30. Who is the 44th President of USA? Q31. What is the full form of HUF? Q32. IRDA is related to? Q33. Income Tax comes under? Q34. Book written By Satish Gujral? Q35. For which account interest is not paid? Q36. Question on RTI? Q37. Book Written By Kalidas – Q38. Cricket related term Q39. One question on surface to surface missile? Q40. One Question on Savings account. 25 GK Questions asked in 23rd December 2012 IBPS Exam Q1. What is the currency of Brazil? Q2. Lady Gaga is a popular Q3. What is the Capital of Arunachal Pradesh? Q4. Who is Ricky Ponting? www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 23
  24. 24. Q5. Who is the Health Minister of India? Q6. Who is the Chairman of SEBI? Q7. What is the Abbreviation of ATM? Q8. In India, November 14 is celebrated as? Q9. Who won the Arjun Award for Snooker? Q10. Who is the Chairman of Comptroller and Auditors General (CAG) ? Q11. Who get the Padma Shri award for Billiard? Q12. What is the National Bird of India? Q13. Rajiv Awas Yojana is for city with population of ? Q14. How many countries are member of SAARC? Q15. What are the documents you need to open a bank account? Q16. What is the currency of France? Q17. What is the currency of USA? Q18. Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan related to? Answer: Education Q19. Which Indian States/ U.T. has the highest sex ratio? 20. Which of the following is not an Union Territory ? Q21. What is called Interest on Interest? Q22. Highest GDP Growth country? Q23. What is the function of banking order and banking board Q24. One Question on saving account. Q25. One Question on Demat account. 17 GK Questions from 29th December, 2012 IBPS Exam Q1. Governor of Rajasthan ? Q2. Who win men’s single in us open in 2012 ? Q3. who win men’s single in Wimbledon in 2012 ? www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 24
  25. 25. Q4. November 2012, Which India player scored 200 individual run in a test match? Q5. Who among the following is not a tennis player ? Q6. Which one is not a place name ? Q7. Who won the Arjuna Award for the year 2012 in Judo? Q8. Which country won the first gold medal in the London 2012 Olympics? Q9. Which is paper less banking? Q10. Present Prime Minister of Canada? Q11. Present governor of Chhattisgarh? Q12. Which is not the financial instrument? Q13. I k Gujral who recently died was famous Q14. Call money comes under which market Q15. Foreign minister of Pakistan? Q16. Term related to lawn tennis? Q17. Phnom Penh is capital of? 20 GK Questions from 29th December, 2012 IBPS Exam Q1. Amjad Ali khan related which field? Q2. Highest building name? Q3. Ajanta cave in Q4. Jawaharlal Nehru birthdayQ5. Present Test ranking no 1 team? Q6. Who among the following is related to shastriya sangeet? Q7. Which of the following rate not change on daily basis? Q8. What is the maximum member limit in Self help group? Q9. Which is diamond city? Q10. Which is elevator company? www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 25
  26. 26. Q11. Mysore is famous for? Q12. Who is the governor of Goa? Q13. What is the largest stock exchange of the world? Q14. Indian currency? Q15. Leo Tolstoy book name? Q16. Maximum cattle population? Q17. Head Quarter of International Labour Organization (ILO)? Q18. Banking ombudsmanQ19. One Question from YuviQ20. One Question on ‘Hindi’ language-. 35 Questions on GK from IBPS Clerk Exam 2013 1. Full form of NEFT –National Electronic Fund Transfer 2. Current Bank Rate: 8.75% 3. Tesi thomas is associated with – Missile 4. Sachin Tendulkar played last one day at – Dhaka 5. New name of a/c launch by RBI – BSBDA 6. PLR is replaced – Base rate 7. Martha Dodrey Work for – Polio 8. Bankasurance – by banking Chanel 9. Swarn Jayanti Rojgar Yojna is for – Gramin vikas mantralay 10. What is the name of card for farmer – kisan credit card 11. Name the wife of the PM of India: Gursharan Kaur 12. RBI Provide loans to bank is called? – Repo Rate 13. Loan can’t be provided below which rate: Base Rate 14. India won how many medals in London Olympic Games 2012 – 6 (4 Bronze & 2 Silver) www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 26
  27. 27. 15. If RBI reduces CRR, what happens: Credit Supply increases, loans get cheaper. 16. Banks Calculate interest on basis of what time and capital? 17. Largest Tea exporter in World? – Sri Lanka 18. Which organization deals with complaints of Consumers? – 19. Author of Satanic Verses – Salman Rushdie 20. Which of the following contains 11 digit alphanumeric codes? – IFSC code 21. Name the scheme to include every people under banking system – Financial Inclusion 22. IIFA 2013 Award – best film - Barfi 23. Venue of Olympic 2020 - Tokyo 24. Yerevon is the capital of – Armenian 25. One question related to Banking Ombudsman? 26. Full form of EDC – Electronic Data Capture Machine 27. Name of the leader , whose statue was inaugurated by Manmohan Singh in Gujarat? Sardar Vallabbhai Patel 28. What is CTS: Cheque Truncation System 29. Which of the following software used in Banking System? – Core banking software 30. One question related to: i. Bharat Nirman ii. DICGC/ MICR iii. KYC iv. Credit Pulling v. MSME vi. Saving Account. 31. KYC norms issued by – RBI ( to stop money laundering activities). 32. 9 digit code written on Cheque is known as – MICR code 33. Who controls Cobra Post and Tehelka? – www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 27
  28. 28. 34. Current Base Rate? 9.80 – 10.25% 35. Full form of: BSBDA– Basic Saving Bank Deposit Account. 25 GK Questions on indian banks from IBPS Clerk Exam 1. Brazil currency – Real 2. ECS full form – Electronic Clearing System 3. Indira Gandhi peace prize 2012 – Ellen Johnson Sirleaf 4. Devdas book written by - Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay 5. Tatason tied up with which to promote Indian airlines – Singapore airlines. 6. Which Indian film representing in 2014 in Oscar – The Good Road 7. 60th national awards best film – Paan Singh Tomar 8. Largest coffe exporting state: Karnataka 9. Mc-x chairman: Satyananda Mishra former Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) 10. One question on self help group? 11. The rate at which bank cannot lend money % of sponserd bank state govt and central govt 12. Banks which are nationalized in second schedule act are known as : Scheduled Commercial Banks'. 13. Human rights day-10 Dec. 14. The time limit for resolution of customer complaints in banks has been reduced from 12 days to- 7 days. 15. .MNREGA- no. of days-100days 16. . IFSC Alphanumeric code how many digits-11 digit 17. Enterprise where investment in plant and machinery does not exceed 25 lakh-micro enterprise 18. Credit information agency-Cibil 19. Rupay card launched by- NPCI 20. Central bank of India-RBI 21. To increase liquidly -Repo rate must be decreased www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 28
  29. 29. 22. Best foreign language film at the 86th academy awards- Armour 23. One Qs related to CASA RATIO? 24. Noble peace prize 2013 -OPCW 25. Upto one lakh insurance in banks done by-DICGC 100 GK Questions from IBPS Clerk exam 1. Man Booker Prize 2013 - Eleanor Catton (for The Luminaries) 2. Man Booker International Prize - Lydia Davis 3. Asia Pacific International Award - Dr. Mujeeb Athar 4. Cecil B Demile Award - Woody Allen 5. Champion for Global Change Award 2013 -Malala Yousafzai 6. First Mahathir Award for Global Peace - Nelson Mandela 7. German Whistleblower Prize 2013 - Edward Snowden 8. Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival- Sacro GRA (Italy) 9. Grand Prize at Cuba's International Radio and Telivision Festival - Baraksat (Lebanese Documentary) 10. IMPAC Dublin Literary Award - Kevin Barry 1. Human rights day- 10 Dec. 2. Ghoomar dance belongs to which state- Rajasthan 3. Largest rice producing state in India- West Bengal 4. Riga is the capital of which country- Latvia 5. How many countries in European union- 28 6. Full form of ATM- Automated Teller Machine 7. Uber cup related with- Badminton 8. At present which country has a female president- South Korea 9. Chatrapati Shivaji international airport is located in-Maharashtra 10. Which element is used in pencil? www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 29
  30. 30. 11. Head Quarter of WHO- Geneva 12. Daniel Day-Lewis won best actor award in 85th academy award played as the role of- Abraham Lincoln 13. Cabinet minister on Agriculture- Sharad Pawar 14. Risk Cover is used in - Hedging Fund 15. Question from Gilt edge fund? 16. Foreign Bank invest in priority sector via - RBI 17. Kimberley process certificate scheme- diamond 18. Imagining India-idea of a renewed nation- author name Nandan Nilekani 19. Baht is the Currency of - Thailand 20. Who is the first person to be listed to start the census operation every time- President 21. Jawahar Gram Samridhi Yojna (JGSY) program is implemented by- Village Panchayat 22. Prime minister of Japan, Shinjo Abe advocated an economy policy known asAbenomics 23. About Inflation? 24. Bankassurance- Bank & Insurance related products 25. What do u mean by CRR- Cash Reserve Ratio 26. Attorney general of India appointed by: President 27. 28th member of EU – Croatia 28. Who is Raghuram Rajan - RBI Governor 29. Financial task action force HQ - Paris 30. SAARC secretariat – Ahmad Saleem 31. SAARC head office- Nepal (Kathamandu) 32. Who won the mahathir peace prize – Nelson Mandela 33. What does a banking ombudsman do – Listen the complaints of the customer related to Banking issues. www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 30
  31. 31. 34. Nirbhaya allocation in budget – 1000 35. Max amount transaction in RTGS – No Limit 36. CEO of World economic forum – klaus schwab 37. Turning point authour – APJ Abdul kalam 38. India helped which country in its Election process? 39. Scheme in Maoist areas – Roshini 40. Food security bill:67 percent to get food thru which ? TPDS 41. SHEKEL currency of which country ? Israel 42. FIMMDA stands for - Fixed Income Money Market Dealers Association 43. Blue Revolution Meant for What? Fisheries 44. Bharat Chetri Related to which sport? Hockey 45. Kathakali is folk dance of ---? Kerala46. P Sathasivam is in news? he is - CJI of India 47. Commercial paper is issued by – Corporate 48. About CSR corporate social responsibility. 49. GAAR is applicable from - 1st April 2016 50. Treasury bills, Certificate of deposits, commercial papers traded in which market - Money market 51. PAKISTAN PM - NAWAZ SHARIF 52. Sarajevo is the capital of - BOSNIA 53. HDI Index of Rank of India – 136 54. Nishi Vasudeva is the chairman of – HPCL 55. Who purchased the business of Royal bank of Scotland - Ratnakar Bank 56. PPF Max amount in a financial Year – 100000 57. E-Choupal is from Which Organization – ITC 58. Foreign trade policy implemented by -Ministry of Commerce, Industry www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 31
  32. 32. 59. UNCTAD HQ- Geneva 60. Highest award in Sport (India) - Rajiv Khel Ratna 61. FCNR Account - Opend by NRI and IPO's 62. Father of Nuclear Programme - Homi JBABA 63. Best Feature film in 60th IIFA Awards - Pan singh Thomar 64. Committee on Below Poverty line – Tendulkar Committee 65. Anoop Sridhar is a Famous for- BADMINTON 66. Sea of Pappies is Written by- AMITAV GHOSH 67. EFT means Electronic Funds Transfer 68. Banks didn’t allow loans Beyond – BASE RATE 69. For participating in President election minimum age is 35 Years 70. Fiscal Deficit in 2012-13 is 5.2% 71. SEBI Chairman – U K SINHA 72. PMAEC chairman – C Rangarajan 73. Telecom regulator – TRAI 74. Palk Starit line – India & Sri Lanka 75. Sardar Sarovar Dam is built on which river-Narmada 1). which country adopted panchashila principles for domestic politics? (2) nepolean of India (3) doctrine of lapse (4) country having oldest population in the world (5) which country is the biggest importer of the world (6) which one is related to economic term- plaintiff, deflation etc. (7) February 12th 2013 which country reserve 30 seats for women- Kuwait, suadi Arabia, UAE etc. (8) regarding japan tremor that cause the earth axis to alter by how many inch. www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 32
  33. 33. (9) former advisor of GOI kaushal basu an economist appointment as what in one the international institutions. (10) about tabacco/ciggarette % cut in 2013-14 budget (11) in whose time did regional development reach the highest peak in medieval period- Ashoka, Aurangzeb, shah jahan etc. (12) full form of ASCII. 30 GK Questions from IBPS Clerk exam 15th December, 2013 exam 1.UNKOWN MAN OF INDIA:NIRAD C CHOUDARI 2.NATINAL GIRL DAY:JAN 24 3.ONE SPORTS WORD 4.KUDAMKULAM PROJECT IN :TAMIL NADU 5.ICC T20 BY SACHIN:1 6.ECS CLG IS CREDIT PUSH FACILITY 7.RTGS IS REAL TIME PROCESS 8.TRANSFER FROM ONE A/C TO OTHER:NEFT 9.DICGC GIVE SECURITY TO INDIVIDUAL DEPOSITORS/FIRMS 10.BSBDA FOR WEAKER SETION 11.compensasation for credit card holders who complained in banking ombudsman :max 1 lakh 12.rbi governor head quarter:mumbai 13.cheque giving person refered as drawer of the chq 14.dd above 20000/- made by a/c payee crossing chq 15.ridf:rural industrial development fund 16.alice munro belongs to canada 17.clean note policy:should be kept in strong room safely 18.common wealth games 2014:glasgow 19.unido head qtr:vienna,austria www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 33
  34. 34. 20.3 idiots director:rajkumar hirani 21.nippon language belongs to japan 22.reverse repo need:for liquidity management 23.scheme issued for minorities 24.one qtn related to rbi 25.Which country will be hosting next Commonwealth summit in 2015?- Malta 26. Kundankulum Nuclear power plant in which state?- Tamil Nadu 27. Pit Spot term is related to which game?- Racing 28. Full form of RIDF?- Rural Infrastructure Development Fund 29. Noble Prize 2013 for literature winner Alice Munro belongs to which country?- Canada 30. Nippon language belongs to which country?- Japan 31. what is the logo of WWF ? 40 plus GK Questions on and from IBPS Clerk Exam 1) Who is the author of the book 'The Lowland'?- Jhumpa Lahiri 2) Full form of BSBDA : Minimum balance for opening BSBDA? Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account, Zero balance 3) In which year, BSBDA came into effect with the compliance of guidelines by RBI? August 22 , 2012 4) Which type of accounts are converted into BSBDA? No frill accounts are converted into BSBDA. 5) World Food Day?- October 16 6) Which organization is called the lender of last resort in India? Reserve Bank of India 7) Banker’s bank in India? Reserve Bank of India The headquarter of WHO is situated in which place? Geneva, Switzerland 9) When WHO was established? 7 April, 1948 10) What is financial inclusion? Financial inclusion or inclusive financing is the delivery of financial services at affordable costs to sections of disadvantaged and low-income segments of society. www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 34
  35. 35. 11) What is micro finance? Microfinance is a source of financial services for entrepreneurs and small businesses lacking access to banking and related services. 12) How many approximate Micro Finance Institute in India? 149 13) Which apex body regulates money market in India? Reserve bank of India 14) Who is the chief Election commissioner of India? V.S. Sampath 15) According to census 2011, which state has lowest population density? Arunachal Pradesh 16) From which state, bamboo dance is associated? Mizoram 17) Minimum age to be a member in Rajya Sabha : 30 years 18) Minimum age to be a member in Lok Sabha : 25 years 19) Which Indian actress won the “House Of Commons” in London? Kareena Kapoor 20) To whom “Yash Chopra Memorial Award” is given this year? Lata Mangeshkar 21) What is CASA? Current Account & Saving Account 22) CASA is related with which field? Banking field. 23) NEFT is stands for_____. National Electronic Fund Transfer 24) What is the minimum and maximum limit for NEFT? NO limit. 25) What is currency swap? A swap that involves the exchange of principal and interest in one currency for the same in another currency. 26) What is a Debenture? A debenture is a document that either creates a debt or acknowledges it, and it is a debt without collateral. 27) What is Bancassurance? Bancassurance means selling insurance product through banks. 28) What is the minimum age of very senior citizen, according to income tax act? 80 years. 29) Which is the least populous state in India?- Sikkim 30) Question related to priority sector? 31) What is the age criterion for Very senior citizen?- above 80 years 32) Which state in India has lowest population density?- Arunachal Pradesh 33. What is the minimum age for a person to become a member of Rajya Sabha?- 30 Years 34.Which Indian bollywood actress was honored in Engalnd House of Commons recently?- Kareena www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 35
  36. 36. Kapoor 35. Who is the chief election commissioner?- V S Sampath 36. What is the age criterion for Very senior citizen?- above 80 years 37. Who is the author of the book 'The Lowland'?- Jhumpa Lahiri 35 GK Questions from IBPS Clerk Exam 1. Chairman of 14 finance commission 2. IFSC full Form -- Indian Financial System Code 3. In BRICS, B stands for -- Brazil 4. Ghoomar Dance related to which state -- Rajasthan 5. One Question related to RTGS 6. Who Control Future Commodity Market 7. ECB full form – External Commercial Borrowing 8. One Question related to Check 9. Lagaan Movie Director -- Ashutosh Gowarikar 10. A Brief History of Time – Stephen Hawking 11. Panji is situated on which River– Mandovi River 12. One Question on CTS 13. World Chess Championship held at -- Chennai(India) 1. Chairman of 14 finance commission -- Y V Reddy 2. IFSC full Form -- Indian Financial System Code 3. In BRICS, B stands for -- Brazil 4. Ghoomar Dance related to which state -- Rajasthan 5. One Question related to RTGS 6. Who Control Future Commodity Market host country of Commonwealth games 2015???? 1. When is World Water Day observed? - March 22 www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 36
  37. 37. 2. Expand NPA. - Non Performing Asset 3. The book titled ‘Joseph Anton: A Memoir’ has been authored by - Salman Rushdie 4. The headquarters of WHO are located in - Switzerland (Geneva) 5. The Chairman of the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is - Nandan Nielkani 6. Electronic Clearing Scheme operates under the aegis of- RBI 7. Gravity, a 2013 science fiction thriller, has been directed by - Alfonso Cuarón 8. The unclear, oiled currencies are called - Mutilated Notes 9. A bank is receiving more CASA deposits, what does it mean? - More demand liability on bank 10. Who won Barclays ATP world tour finals defeating world no.1 Rafael Nadal? - Novak Djokovic 11. Which country is going to host common wealth summit in 2015? -Malta 12. RBI adjust the credit expansion through which of the following? - Repo Rate 13. Which of the following is the financial market for the buying and selling of long-term debt- or equity-backed securities? - Capital Market 14. Money Market comprise- Treasury bills, commercial paper, bankers' acceptances, deposits, certificates of deposit, bills of exchange, repurchase agreements 15. Kempegowda airport is the new name given to which airport in India? – Bengaluru International Airport 16. Who is Francois Hollande? - President of France 17. Expand ALM in context of Banks. – Asset Liability Management 18. Who is the author of novel “The Casual Vacancy”? – JK Rowling 19. Where was the 23rd CHOGM held? – Colombo, Sri Lanka 20. IFSC Code consists of how many digits? -11 1. World Diabetes Day -- 14 November 2. How many digits in MICR code on cheque -- 9 Digits 3. Full form of SLR -- Statutory Liquidity ratio 4. Bhart Ratna Awarded to which indian singer -- Lata Mangeshkar in 2001 www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 37
  38. 38. 5. Recently who scored double century in ODI -- Rohit Sharma 6. Nagarjuna Dam in which State -- Andhra Pradesh 7. Indira Gandhi National Integration Award -- MS Swaminathan 8. Indian Grand Prix Winner -- Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull) 9. 23rd CHOGM Summit held in -- Colombo, Sri Lanka 10. Miss Universe 2013 -- María Gabriela Isler from Venezuela 11. Casual Vacancy Writer -- J. K. Rowling 12. Largest Exporter Country of Gold 13. One Question about Women Pension Scheme 14. One Question on Micro Loans 15. Kissan Credit Card 16. One Question on Demand Deposi 35 GK Questions from IBPS Clerk III Exam 1. Which country hosted the 23rd CHOGM summit 2013?- Sri Lanka in Colombo 2. World Diabetes day?- 14 November 3. Who was the Miss Universe 2013?- María Gabriela Isler from Venezuela 4. Full form SLR?- Statutory Liquidity ratio 5. Name the Indian who scored double century against Australia recently?- Rohit Sharma 6. Nagarjuna Sagar Dam is located in which state?- Andhra Pradesh 7. Who won Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration 2013?- M.S. Swaminathan 8. Name the play bank singer who gotBharat Ratna?- Lata mangeskar in 2001 9. Indian gran pix winner 2013?- Sebastian Vettel (Red Bull) 10. Women pension scheme is named after? 11. Magnetic ink character recognition (MICR) in cheque has how manycharacter?- 9 12. Micro loans related one question www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 38
  39. 39. 13. One question related to Kisan credit card 14. One question related to demand deposit 15. Who is the author of Casual Vacancy?- J.K Rowling 16. Largest Exporter Country of Gold? 17. Sergey Bubka is related with which sports?- Pole Vault 18. At which place Indian Grand Prix was held?- Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh 19. Largest Producing Country for Coffee? 20. Which organization working for welfare of women? 21. ATM operated by non banking entities?- White Label ATM 22. NSAP is related with which leader? 23. Question related to Sec 46 Banking Regulation Act 24. Which product improves credit flow in agriculture? 25. EMI goes on? 26. Converting physical share into electronic form? 27. Which of the following is not a negotiable instrument? 28. A banknote of which portionis missing or which is composed of more than two pieces is known as? 29. NPCI 24x7 related? 30. Vodafone and ICICI launched unique mobile transfer called? 31. Banking Companies (Nomination) Rule 1985 related question 32. SKOPJE is a birthplace of which famous personality?- Mother Teresa 33. Cheque truncation means ? 34. Purchasing a commodity or security in one market for immediate sale in another market is known as? 35. Whole sale banking is not intended to the need of ..... 37 GK Questions from IBPS Clerk III Exam www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 39
  40. 40. 1. Full form of NEFT – National Electronic Fund Transfer 2. Current Bank Rate: 8.75% 3. Tesi thomas is associated with – Missile 4. Sachin Tendulkar played last one day at – Dhaka 5. New name of a/c launch by RBI – BSBDA 6. PLR is replaced – Base rate 7. Martha Dodrey Work for – Polio 8. Bankasurance – by banking Chanel 9. Swarn Jayanti Rojgar Yojna is for – Gramin vikas mantralay 10. What is the name of card for farmer – kisan credit card 11. Name the wife of the PM of India: Gursharan Kaur 12. RBI Provide loans to bank is called? – Repo Rate 13. Loan can’t be provided below which rate: Base Rate 14. India won how many medals in London Olympic Games 2012 – 6 (4 Bronze & 2 Silver) 15. If RBI reduces CRR, what happens: Credit Supply increases, loans get cheaper. 16. Banks Calculate interest on basis of what time and capital? 17. Largest Tea exporter in World? – Sri Lanka 18. Which organization deals with complaints of Consumers? 19. Author of Satanic Verses – Salman Rushdie 20. Which of the following contains 11 digit alphanumeric codes? – IFSC code 21. Name the scheme to include every people under banking system – Financial Inclusion 22. IIFA 2013 Award – best film – Barfi 23. Venue of Olympic 2020 – Tokyo 24. Yerevon is the capital of – Armenian www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 40
  41. 41. 25. One question related to Banking Ombudsman? 26. Full form of EDC – Electronic Data Capture Machine 27. Name of the leader , whose statue was inaugurated by Manmohan Singh in Gujarat? Sardar Vallabbhai Patel 28. What is CTS: Cheque Truncation System 29. Which of the following software used in Banking System? – Core banking software 30. One question related to: i. Bharat Nirman ii. DICGC/ MICR iii. KYC iv. Credit Pulling v. MSME vi. Saving Account. 31. KYC norms issued by – RBI ( to stop money laundering activities). 32. 9 digit code written on Cheque is known as – MICR code 33. Who controls Cobra Post and Tehelka? – 34. Current Base Rate? 9.80 – 10.25% 35. Full form of: BSBDA – Basic Saving Bank Deposit Account. 36. Insurance when Bank failure/canceled license—100000/ a/c 37. Swarozgar Yojana comes under which department – Ministry of Rural Development 1. Which bollywood actor won the “Pride of Nation Award” recently?- John Abraham 2. Who is the author of the book " My Journey: Transforming Dreams into Actions"?- A.P.J. Abdul Kalam 3. Who was recently appointed as President and CEO of i-Gate corporation?- Ashok Vemuri 4. Which among the following bank has Head Quarters at Delhi?-Oriental Bank of Commerce 5. Rajiv Gandhi Aviation University will be set up at?—Rae Baereli. 6. Recently Asian Development Bank reduced India’s GDP to?- 4.7% www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 41
  42. 42. 1) Which of the following movie nominated for Oscar award? 2) Who among the following is chairman FMC (Forward Markets Commission)? 3) What is the name of food grain scheme of himanchal pradesh? 4) Which of the following is the GAAR implementation date? 5) What is the name of new PM of iran ? 6) Who among the following is the new chairman of SBI? 7) Who among the following is the new chairman of AADHAR? 8.)Fullform of NOFHC?? 9) Indis’s place in global competitive list by WEF? 10) Which of the following is the population growth rate (2001-2011)? 11) One question related with MSF. 12) Graphic biography on of whom released by amar chitra kotha -Dhyan Chand 13) Bank rate 14) Raghuram Rajan book name.-- Fault lines 15) Which of the following Bank open 15000 branches. 16) Which of the following country in BRICS? 17) Rajiv Gandhi Sadbhavana Award. 18) One question related to INS VIKRANT. 19) Pullea Gopichand related to which game? 20) Maharashtra state launches 'Manodhairya' scheme for whom? For rape victims 21) What is the Maximum limit in prority sector by public sec? 40 % 22) According to MSMED Act 2006,maximum limit in services is 5 crore .what is minimum limit for medium enterprises? 23) First women chief information commissioner 24) Sundarban located in which state - West Bengal 25) Best Foreign Language Film at the 86th Academy Awards(From India).-The Good road www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 42
  43. 43. 1.konar temple belongs to which God?——–Sun 2.PAN card full form——–Permanent account number 3.Paan Singh thomar movie director ———-Tigmanshu Dhulia 4.Open market Commoditys where controlled by? 5.In fy 2013-14 Rs.1000 crores where allotted to which bank?—a a. Public sector woman bank b. private sector woman bank c. Comercial woman bank d. cooperative woman bank 6.IFSC 11 digit code refers —————– bank branch code 7. one question on bsbda 8. one question on crr 9.DGFT(Director General of foreign Trade) controls ————10. icici peoples choice award was given to whom——-M.S.Dhoni 11. If a cheque is dishonored then it is returned to whom? 12. The book “Romancing with life “ is written on whom—-Devanand 13. Who Declare Credit Policy? 14. ECGC? 15. ATM 16.myaamar ka pahle naam kya tha, 17. dicgc 4 what,ans-insurance, 18. micro investment in plant-25 lakh, 19. paan singh tomer film director, 20. ifsc code represent, 21. neft limit, www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 43
  44. 44. 22. ifsc 23. fundemental right, 24. konark temple, 25. rbi keeps important records indirectly asking about hq-mumbai 33 GK Questions from IBPS clerk exam 1. What is SLR ? 2. Who is Okram Ibobi Singh : CM of Manipur 3. Author of " God of Small things " : Arundhati Rai 4. One lengthy question on DICGC ? 5. M-Pesa Scheme launched by which Co. : Vodafone 6. One question on Core Banking ? 7. CMD of SBI ?Arundathi battacharya 8. Hindi Diwas day : 14th Sept 9. Which two countries will observe year 2014 as " Year of friendly Exchanges "? : India & China 10. Tejpal Chief of which Co. ? : Tehalka 11. Movie directed by Ayan Mukherjee? : Right option was " Wake Up Sid " 12. Bharat Ratna to CN Rao for ? 13. One question on fiscal deficit ? 14. One question on Banking Codes ? 15. Validity of Cheque and Draft ? 16.India and which country will celebrate 2014 as Year of Friendly Exchanges?- China 17. What is the minimum limit of RTGS transactions?- Rs. 2 Lakh 18. Sachin Tendulkar was given guard of honour by which country during his 200th Test recently?- West Indies 19. Hindi Diwas is celebrated on?- 14 September www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 44
  45. 45. 20. Who is Okram Ibobi Singh?- Chief Miniter of Manipur 21. Literature highest award? 22. Banking regulation act? 23. Nrega named after: Mahatma Gandhi 24. Banking inclusion scheme: 25. India Tourism tagline: Incredible India 26. Jungle book written by? Rudyard Kipling 27. What is the limit for Micro credit? 28. Name the card which have 11 digit code other than IFSC code? 29. PIN full form? Personal Identification Number 30. Opcw head quarters: Netherland (The Hague) 31. Hiroshima day: 6th Aug. 32. Philipphines disaster name: Haiyan 33. Child & women empower minister: Krishna Tirath These questions were already available on various platforms on internet; GTUExam.co.in has collected and put in file for all of you  If you want more study material for any subject of any banking exam, government jobs, you can always visit to gtuexam.co.in anytime. If you like this, please share and spread words about GTUExam.co.in, thank you  www.gtuexam.co.in www.bankexampreparation.com Page 45