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  1. 1. GK Home » Question Papers » Indian Bank Probationary Officers Exam, 2011<br />Indian Bank Probationary Officers Exam, 2011<br />0<br />3<br />  <br />i<br />Rate This<br />Indian Bank Probationary Officers Exam, 2011 (Held on 02/01/2011) General Awareness: (Highlighted texts are answers)-<br />1. On which one of the following ahead of Expenses’ the expenses of the Government of India are highest ?(A) Food subsidy (B) Fertilizer subsidy(C) Pradhan Mantra Gram Sadak Yojana(D) Maintenance of national highways(E) Oil subsidy<br />2. Which one of the following foreign agencies will assist the municipal agencies to improve quality of municipal schools through its School Excellence Programmes (SEP) ?(A) IMF(B) UNDP(C) UNICEF (D) ADB(E) None of these<br />3. Which of the following carries out ‘Open Market Operations’?(A) Finance Ministry(B) External Affairs Ministry(C) Reserve Bank of India(D) Planning Commission(E) Ministry of Commerce<br />4. Who among the following Ministers will hold telecom portfolio in addition to his own portfolio till next reallotment ?(A) Kamal Nath(B) Kapil Sibal(C) Pranab Mukherjee(D) Mamta Banerjee(E) None of these<br />5. Under provisions of which one of the following Acts, the RBI issues directives to the Banks in India? 10.(A) RBI Act(B) Banking Regulation Act(C) Essential Commodities Act(D) RBI and Banking Regulation Act(E) None of these<br />6. Which one of the following tools is used by RBI for selective credit control?(A) It advises balks to lend against certain commodities(B) It advises balks to recall the loans for advances against certain commodities(C) It advises bank to charge higher rate of interest for advance against certain commodities (D) It discourages certain kinds of lending by assigning higher risk weights to loans it deems undesirable(E) None of these<br />7. For which one of the following Loan Products ‘teaser loans’ are offered by Banks?(A) Education Loans(B) Commercial Loans(C) Loans against security of gold(D) Retail Trade Loans(E) Home Loans<br />8. The Commonwealth: Games 2010 ‘ were held in Delhi from October 3 to 14, 2010. Who amongst the following picked up the Game’s first gold medal?(A) Augustina Nwaokolo(B) Ravinder Singh(C) Azhar Hussian(D) Carol Huynh(E) None of these<br />9. In which one of the following cities was the recent meet of C.-20 Countries organized?(A) Tokyo(B) Seoul(C) London(D) Beijing(E) Singapore<br />10. As per recent newspaper reports, which one of the following countries (among the given) has highest literacy rate?(A) India(B) Sri Lanka(C) China(D) Vietnam(E) Bangladesh<br />11. Which one of the following has decided to give guarantee for infra loans?(A) IDBI(B) SBI(C) IIFCL (D) SIDBI(E) None of these<br />12. In which one of the following States is the uranium project pro- posed to be set up?(A) Manipur(B) Meghalaya(C) Orrisa(D) Assam(E) Nagaland<br />13. Amongst 169 countries on Human Development Index which one of the following is India’s rank?(A) 89(B) 91(C) 119 (D) 129(E) 138<br />14. What is ‘Kaveri’ ?(A) lndia’s indigenous aircraft engine (B) India’s low cost laptop(C) India’s Air to Air Missile(D) India’s guided Surface to Air Missile(E) Unmanned Aircraft acquired from Israel<br />15. An increasing fintshed good stock as % to sales of a manufacturing Company indicates that . .. . … . ..1. The market is getting competitive2. The quality of the goods is not upto the mark3. The production cost has increased4. The production has decreased(A) Only 1 and 2(B) Only 2 and 3(C) Only 3 and 4(D) Only 3(E) Only 4 and 1<br />16. Which one of the following has got RBI nod to issue prepaid cards to its clients?(A) LIC (B) GIC(C) SIDBI(D) NABARD(E) None of these<br />17. For which one of the following reasons is an amendment in Companies Bill 2009 proposed?(A). To provide more powers to Department of Company Affairs(B) To provide regulatory power to Department of cam- 2,3 pang affair(C) To make Indian Accounting Standards applicable with effecd from 1.4.2011(D) To ensure smooth convergence of the Indian Accounting Standards with IFRS(E) None of these <br />18. As per recent newspaper reports, Indians. public’debt rises 2’8 per ‘ cent to T 28 lakh bore. Which one of the following is the reason that has forced commercial banks to buy government securities ?(A) Lack of credit growth (B) Increase in credit growth(C) Raising of repo rate 2(D) Raising of reverse repo rate(E) None of these<br />19. In whic’h one of the following States Sariska Tiger Reserve is located ?(A) M. P.(B) U. P.(C) Orissa(D) Gujarat(E) Rajasthan<br />20. On which one of the following characters, Biometric security is based ? .(A) Finger prints and palm recognition only(B) Face re’ cognition and voice z’ecogl|titiorfonly(C) Hand writing and manual recognition only(D) Only  (A) and  (B)(E) A.II (A), (B) and (C)<br />21. Which one of the following may be the consequence of buying fores in the marked by the RBI ?(A) It leads to inflation (B) It leads to control over inflation(C) It does not affect inflation(D) It results into deflation(E) None of these<br />22. Under provisions of which one of the following Acts, theReserve Bank of India has the power to regulate supervise and control the banking sector ?(A) RBI Act(B) Banking Regulation Act(C) Negotiable Instrument Act(D) RBI and Banking Regulation Act(E) None of these<br />23. Who amongst the following is the author of the book ‘The God 30of Small Things’ ?(A) Chetan Bhagat(B) V. S. Naipul(C) Namita Gokhale(D) Kiran Desai(E) Arundhati Roy<br />24. Which one of the following has proposed $ 11 billion infrastructure debt fund?(A) NABARD(B) SBI(C) RBI(D) Ministry of Finances Govt. of India(E) Planning Commission<br />25. Myanmar’s pro-democracy leader Suu Kyi is a .. … . . …(A) 42 years old politician(B) Bharat Ratna(C) Military General(D) Nobel Prize winner (E) None of these<br />26. Which one of the following factors influence working capital Of a unit? (A) Seasonality of operations only(B) Production Policy only(C) Suppliers Term only(D) Only (A) and (B)(E) All (A), (B) and (C) <br />27. One of the following states is a major producer of spices .. . … . …(A) Karnataka(B) Tamil Nadu(C) Kerala (D) Gujarat(E) Manipur<br />28. The NAV of a mutual fund … …(A) ls always constant(B) Keeps going up at a steady rate(C) Fluctuates 5v1t14 market price movements(D) Cannot go down at all(E) None of these <br />29. Tike expansion of TRAI is … ….(A) Telecom Regulations and Inspection(B) Transport Regulatory Authority of India(C) Train Regulatory Authority of India(D) Telecom Regulatory Authority of India(E) Transfer Regulators Act of India<br />30. MBA, a facility while applying / submitting an application for purchase of shares under a public issue, is . …… . ..(A) Applications Simple Balance Amount(B) Amount saved and Balance in Account(C) Already savings Blocked Amount(D) Applications Supported d by Blocked Amount(E) None of these<br />31. A Saving Bank Deposit Account is one where . . . .. . ….(A) Amounts are deposited and are withdrawn as per requirement of the customers (B) The deposits are made only once in a year(C) Periodical Fixed amount are deposited month wise and withdrawals are allowed after a fixed period(D) All the above(E) None of these<br />32 Who is the Chief Minister of Maharashtra at present?(A) Ashok Chavan(B) R. R. Patil(C) Vilasrao Deshmukh(D) Sushil Kumar Shinde(E) None of these <br />33. The expansion of CDMA is …. . .. .(A) Calculated ‘Division of Many Applications(B) Computer Divided Multiple Access(C) Code Diversified Memory Applications(D) Code Division Multiple Access(E) None of these<br />34. ‘Merdeka Cup’ is associate w the game of ……. . ..(A) Tennis(B) Hockey(C) Badminton(D) Cricket(E) Football<br />35. Which of time following is a financial asset ?(A) Gold(B) Silver(C) Shares in a demat account (D) Land & buildings(E) None of these<br />36. Zero balance account is generally allowed to be opened for . . . . . . . . ..(A) Salaried class (B) Businessmen(C) Foreign customers(D) Children(E) Senior Citizens<br />37. In Deposits Account ‘KYC’ (Know Your Customer) has been implemented in 2002 as per directive of . . . , . . . . ..(A) IBA(B) RBI (C) Ministry of Finance(D) SEBI(E) IRDA<br />38. The regulator of the banking system in India is. . . . . . . . .(A) AMFI(B) Finance Minister(C) SEBI(D) IBA(E) RBI <br />39. Ten Rupee notes contain the signature of… . … . .(A) Finance Secretary, GOI(B) Chairman, State Bank of India(C) Governors Reserve Bank of India (D) Finance Minister, GOI(E) Prime Minister<br />40. Statue of Liberty is the national monument of . . . . . . . . ..(A) Italy(B) Australia(C) France(D) Denmark(E) USA <br />41. Loan against the security of immovable property is by executing an agreement of . . . . . . . . ..(A) Assignment(B) Pledge(C) Transfer(D) Mortgage(E) None of these<br />42. Credit Rating . . . . . . . . ..(A) Is used to rate the borrowers while giving advances (B) Is used to work out performance of the employees(C) Is used to calculate the number of excellent audit rated branches(D) Is NOT used in any Bank(E) Is necessary before giving promotion to employees<br />43. Who amongst the following is the recipient of the ‘Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2010?(A) Javed Akhtar(B) Amitabh Bachchan(C) Gulzar(D) Hema Malini(E) None of these <br />44. In Corporate Hedging, which one of the following types of risks can be covered?(A) Liquidity risk(B) Currency risk (C) Credit risk(D) Transaction risk(E) None of these<br />45. Bank of Rajasthan is now merged with which of the following backs? (A) 4.X15 Bank(B) IDBI Bank(C) ICICI Bali(D) HDFC Baulk(E) None of these<br />46. As per GDP figures on calendar year basis according to World Bank, which one of the following economies will have highest GDP growth in the year 2011 ?(A) US(B) China(C) Japan(D) India(E) Brazil<br />47. In respect of infrastructure bonds issued under provisions of Section 80 CCF of the Income Tax Act, what is the maximum amount (Rupee in thousands), upto which these bonds can be covered ?(A) 30(B) 20(C) 40(D) 50(E) None of these <br />48. Which of the following is the full form of the abbreviation ‘IFRS’ as used in corporate / finance sector ?(A) Indian Financial Reconciliation Standards(B) Interpretation and Formal Reporting System(C) International Financial Reporting Standards(D) International Financial Reporting System(E) None of these<br />49. As per the new guidelines issued by SEBI companies are required to list shares within how many days of the closure of tile Initial Public Offers (IPOs) ?(A) 60 days(B) 12 days(C) 30 days(D) 45 days (E) None of these<br />50. RTGS stands for . . . . . . . . . .(A) Real Time Gross Settlements (B) Reduced Time Gross Settlements(C) Relative Time Gross Settlements(D) Real Total Gross Securities(E) None of these<br />2. After the Subprime crisis which of the following problems has hit the global economy/world markets recently ?(A) Dubai debt problem(B) Change of Government in Japan and its new economic policies(C) High rate of inflation in India(D) Extremely volatile behaviour of the Bombay Stock Exchange and other major Stock Exchanges world wide (E) None of these<br />3. As per the news published in major newspapers in India Banks in India need about 12 lakhbusiness correspondents for rural areas. What will be the role of these correspondents ?1. They will help rural people in their day-to-day banking activities.2. They will work as a link between banks and the customers.3. They will ascertain eligibility of rural people so that relief packages can be provided to them.(A) Only 1 | (B) Only 2 | (C) Only 3 | (D) All 1, 2 and 3 | (E) None of these<br />4. It is evident that the economic slowdown still continues to weigh on the performance of the banks in India. How is this affecting banks and/or general public ?(A) The number of bank account holders has gone down(B) The gross Non-Proforming Assets (NPAs) of the listed banks have increased substantially(C) Inflation has reached at a very high level(D) Relief packages announced by the Govt. have proved insufficient to improve the situation of agri sector(E) All of these <br />5. Why has Dr. Subir Gokarn’s name been in the news recently ?(A) He has taken over as the Governor of the RBI(B) He has taken over as the Deputy Governor of the RBI (C) He will be the new Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of India(D) He has taken over as the Chief of the Economic Advisory Council attached to Prime Minister’s Office(E) None of these<br />6. As published in various newspaper, the Experian Credit Information Company of India is going to launch its operation in India soon. At present the only credit information bureau functional in India is—(A) AMFI | (B) ICRA | (C) CIBIL | (D) CRISIL | (E) None of these<br />7. As per the news published in a financial publication RBI is redesigning its ‘ECS’ to function as a Automated Clearing House (ACH) for bulk transactions. What is full form of ‘ECS’ ?(A) Extra Closing System(B) Electronic Cheque System(C) Evening Cheque Sorter(D) Evening Cheque System(E) Electronic Clearing Service <br />8. Which of the following challenges will be the most crucial for human existence on earth in the days to come ?(A) Pollution (B) Food Security(C) Availability of natural gas(D) Need for Financial Inclusion(E) Cyber Crimes<br />9. The Reserve Bank of India has asked all the banks to install ‘Note Sorting Machines’ in the branches. How will this help banks and the general public ?1. The machines will check for counterfeit notes and drop these from circulation.2. This will help banks to count the notes quickly and accurately.3. This will help in sorting out soiled notes so that they are not reissued by the banks.(A) Only 2(B) Only 1(C) Only 3(D) Only 1 and 2 (E) None of these<br />10. A study report entitled ‘India Generation Gap Review’ was presented at the World Economic Forum in November 2009. This was presented during which of the following summits/conferences ?(A) G-8 Summit(B) G-20 Summit(C) India Economic Summit (D) SAARC Finance Ministers’ Conference(E) None of these<br />11. As we know the Government of India has notified certain new rules to calculate Income Tax on various perks like accommodation, and conveyance etc. being given by employers to their salaried employees. The new rules will replace which of the following taxes which has been abolished now ?(A) Capital Gains Tax(B) Sales Tax(C) Cash Transaction Tax(D) Fringe Benefit Tax (E) None of these<br />12. Dr. K. Radhakrishnan has taken over as the Chief of—(A) Electronics Commission(B) Indian Space Research Organisation (C) Atomic Energy Commission of India(D) Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India(E) None of these<br />13. As per the guidelines issued by the RBI, banks are preparing for a service which will allow customers to withdraw upto Rs. 1,000 using their debit cards from notified shops/stores all over the country. All such shops/stores will have ‘POS’ terminals for the same. What is full form of the ‘POS’ ?(A) Payment on Sale(B) Power of Sale(C) Point of Sale (D) Payment Order Service(E) None of these<br />14. The working group set up by the RBI has suggested the launch of an Emergency Fund Facility Scheme for banks. This scheme will help which of the following types of banks ?(A) Public Sector Banks(B) Small Banks(C) Urban Cooperative Banks (D) Private Banks(E) Foreign Banks<br />15. As published in major newspapers public sector banks have asked the Government of India to provide more funds for ‘Capital Infusion’. How much is the need of PSBs collectively for the purpose ? (Rs. in crores)(A) Rs. 10,000 | (B) Rs. 15,000 | (C) Rs. 20,000 | (D) Rs. 25,000 | (E) Rs. 30,000<br />16. Who amongst the following has purchased about 200 tonnes of gold from International Monetary Fund (IMF) in 2009 ?(A) Infrastructure Finance Company Ltd.(B) Bombay Stock Exchange of India(C) Gold Council of India(D) Reserve Bank of India (E) None of these<br />17. One of the major emphasis of Basel II is that banks should have—(A) adequate Capital Adequacy Ratio (B) only few branches in urban centres(C) more and more branches in rural areas(D) core banking mode of operation(E) all the above to comply with Base II norms<br />18. As per the reports published by various agencies/organizations, it is estimated that around 3 billion extra people will join our existing population of 6 billion by the year-2050. To provide food for all of them, a second round of which of the following initiatives is required to be started much in advance ?(A) Green Revolution | (B) Planned Urbanisation | (C) Industrialisation | (D) Climate Migration | (E) All of these<br />19. Who amongst the following is the President of the European Union at present ?(A) Catherine Ashton(B) Mr. Jose Manuel Barroso (C) Mr. Fredrik Reinfeldt(D) Mr. Sergi Lavrov(E) None of these<br />20. As per the reports published in various newspapers and journals almost all big nations are trying their best to resolve various disputes between the nations wherein either they are a party or because of that their peace and stability may be affected. Stability in which of the following two nations is more vital to India than that of any other nations ?(A) Bangladesh and China(B) China and USA(C) Iraq and Russia(D) South and North Korea(E) Pakistan and Afghanistan<br />21. India’s bilateral per annum trade with European Union at present is about—(A) 50 billion US $(B) 75 billion US $(C) 100 billion US $ (D) 150 billion US $(E) 200 billion US $<br />22. Some world bodies/organisations/agencies are of the view that agriculture should adopt a ‘Cross Disciplinary Approach’, and take help of all types of sciences and studies. This approach will help in which of the following crucial problems being faced by humanity ?(A) Use of Genetically Modified Crop(B) Melting of glaciers(C) Food crisis (D) Climate change(E) None of these<br />23. An agreement between two nations or a group of nations which establishes unimpeded exchange and flow of goods and services between/among trade partners regardless of national boundaries is called—(A) Import Free Agreement(B) Free Trade Agreement(C) Export Free Agreement(D) Special Economic Zone Agreement(E) None of these<br />24. Which of the following correctly describe what ‘One Carbon Credit’ is ?1. Credit permit to release one ton of carbon dioxide.2. Providing loans to establish one new production unit which can produce carbon dioxide for industrial use.3. Finding out one new business which can use and recycle green house gases.(A) Only 3(B) Only 2(C) Only 1(D) All 1, 2 and 3 (E) None of these<br />25. As per various reports issued by the UNO and other world bodies, agricultural and allied activities consume what percentage of global water resources every year ? About—(A) 15 % | (B) 30 % | (C) 50 % | (D) 70 % | (E) 60 %<br />26. The Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is a wing/agency of the—(A) World Bank(B) United Nations Organisation (C) Asian Development Bank(D) Ministry of Agriculture Govt. of India(E) None of these<br />27. As a policy, India does not encourage free movement of unskilled labours from—(A) Gulf Countries(B) USA and South American Nations(C) European Union Nations (D) All these nations(E) None of these<br />28. The Government of India has decided to disinvest its share in major public sector undertakings. How much of its share will be offloaded in this method ?(A) 2 % | (B) 4 % | (C) 8 % | (D) 10 % | (E) None of these<br />29. The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) is working in an Indian city to make it safe for women. Which of the following is that city ?(A) Pune | (B) Kolkata | (C) Delhi | (D) Mumbai | (E) Lucknow<br />30. At present the trade between India and China is in a state of ‘Payment imbalance’. What does this mean in real terms ?1. China does not import many items from India whereas India imports more from China.2. China does not pay India in time and a lot of delay is reported by the exporters.3. India wants all payments to be made in US Dollars whereas China pays in its own currency.(A) Only 1 | (B) Only 2 | (C) Only 3 | (D) All 1, 2 and 3 | (E) None of these<br />31. India has signed an agreement on climate change with which of the following countries recently ?(A) USA | (B) Russia | (C) United Kingdom | (D) Australia | (E) China <br />32. Some Scientists are of the opinion that extra agricultural production should be achieved without going for the cultivation of extra land and also without causing damage to essential ecosystem. This concept, in other words, is known as—(A) Sustainable growth | (B) Renewability of inputs | (C) Global Melt down | (D) Climate Migration | (E) None of these<br />33. Mr. Z. E. A. Ben Ali has taken over as the President of—(A) Tunisia | (B) Malaysia | (C) Indonesia | (D) Kuwait | (E) None of these<br />34. Which of the following is not a Government of India undertaking ?(A) Oil India Ltd.(B) Sutlej Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd.(C) ICICI Bank (D) National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd.(E) Rural Electrification Corporation Ltd.<br />35. India shares its border with China along the Himalayan range. Which of the folllowing states touches the border of China ?(A) Punjab | (B) Bihar | (C) Arunachal Pradesh | (D) Chhattisgarh | (E) All of these<br />36. Which of the following has been the growth of India’s GDP during 2008-09 ? (Final data are issued in late 2009)(A) 5 % | (B) 5•5 % | (C) 6 % | (D) 6•5 % | (E) None of these <br />37. Which of the following ministries had launched a new ‘Skill Development Initiative Scheme’ so that the employability of the young people can be increased ?(A) Ministry of Finance(B) Ministry of Agriculture(C) Ministry of Heavy Industry(D) Ministry of Home Affairs(E) Ministry of Labour and Employment <br />38. Sachin Tendulkar has recently become the first cricketer in ODI history to cross the milestone of—(A) 10000 runs | (B) 12000 runs | (C) 15000 runs | (D) 17000 runs | (E) 20000 runs<br />39. The East Asia Summit took place in October 2009 in Hua Hin town. This is a town in—(A) China | (B) Myanmar | (C) Cambodia | (D) Malaysia | (E) Thailand<br />40. What per cent of India’s GDP is invested in providing education ?(A) 1 % | (B) 2•5 % | (C) 4 % | (D) 6 % | (E) None of these<br />41. India has recently gained the status of becoming the third largest producer of Steel in the world. Who is the largest producer ?(A) USA | (B) Russia | (C) Japan | (D) China | (E) None of these<br />42. ‘Dadaab Refugee Camp’ which was in the news recently is located in which of the following countries ?(A) Sudan | (B) Iraq | (C) Pakistan | (D) Afghanistan | (E) Kenya <br />43. Which of the following countries objected to the Indian Prime Minister’s recent visit to Arunachal Pradesh ?(A) Pakistan | (B) Nepal | (C) Myanmar | (D) Bhutan| (E) None of these <br />44. Which of the following not associated with climate change and/or Global Warming ?(A) Basel Norms (B) Bali Meet 2007(C) Copenhagen Conference(D) Kyoto Protocol(E) Bangkok Meet in 2009<br />45. Which of the following terms is used in the game of Hockey ?(A) Baseline | (B) Smash | (C) Drop | (D) Centre Forward | (E) None of these<br />46. Which of the following Genetically Modified vegetables is recently being made available in India markets ?(A) Carrot | (B) Radish | (C) Brinjal | (D) Potato | (E) None of these<br />47. Each Nobel Prize winner gets an amount of 10 million Swedish—(A) Kroner | (B) Dollar | (C) Yen | (D) Pound | (E) Euro<br />48. Which of the following not a plant product ?(A) Camphor | (B) Aloe vera | (C) Vanilla | (D) Kiwi | (E) All are plant products <br />49. Dr. Venkatraman Ramakrishnan is one of the recipients of the Nobel Prize in the field of—(A) Physics | (B) Chemistry | (C) Medicine | (D) Economics | (E) Literature<br />50. As per the reports published in newspapers the Govt. of India has asked all the states to conduct a ‘Social Audit’ of each and every work of which of the following schemes ?(A) National Rural Employment Guarantee Act(B) Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (C) Indira Aawas Yojana(D) Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana(E) None of these<br />51. Which of the following is not the name of a major Lawn Tennis Tournament ?(A) US Open | (B) Wimbledon | (C) French Open | (D) Grand Master | (E) Australian Open<br />52. ‘Derby’ is associated with which of the following sports events ?(A) Horse Racing | (B) Chess | (C) Cricket | (D) Hockey | (E) Football<br />53. Which of the following terms is not used in Banking and Finance ?(A) Bid Price | (B) Jacksonian Seizure | (C) Call Option | (D) Bluechip | (E) Dividend<br />54. Dada Saheb Phalke Award is given for the exemplary work in the field of ……(A) Literature | (B) Music | (C) Films | (D) Sports | (E) None of these<br />55. Who amongst the following is the Chief Justice of India at present ?(A) Justice R. C. Lahoti(B) Justice V. K. Sabharwal(C) Justice G. P. Mathur(D) Justice K. G. Balakrishnan (E) None of these<br />56. Which of the following terms is not used in Economics ?(A) Exogenous | (B) Depreciation | (C) Deep Market | (D) Zero Sum Game | (E) Handedness<br />57. Who amongst the following is not a Lawn Tennis player ?(A) Cara Black | (B) Dinara Safina | (C) Jelena Jankovic | (D) Leander Paes | (E) Anand Pawar <br />58. Which of the following books is written by V. S. Naipaul ?(A) A Woman Alone(B) The Open Couple(C) The Grass is Singing(D) The Golden Notebook(E) Half a Life <br />59. Sri Balraj Puri, who was in the news recently, is a famous …….(A) Classical Singer | (B) Cine Actor | (C) Social Worker | (D) Sportsman | (E) Journalist <br />60. Which of the following is caused by H5N1 virus ?(A) Yellow fever | (B) Measles | (C) Plague | (D) Bird flu | (E) None of these<br />61. Which of the following rivers is not in India ?(A) Tapti | (B) Ural | (C) Mahi | (D) Mahanadi | (E) Penner<br />62. Mr. Mohamed Nasheed was on a five day state visit to India recently. He is the President of—(A) Bangladesh | (B) Iran | (C) Indonesia | (D) Maldives | (E) None of these<br />63. India celebrated which of the following Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi in October 2009 ?(A) 110 | (B) 120 | (C) 130 | (D) 140 | (E) None of these<br />64. Which of the following states has launched e-Shakti Programme so that poverty can be reduced in the state?(A) Delhi | (B) Maharashtra | (C) Uttar Pradesh | (D) Bihar | (E) None of these<br />65. Which of the following schemes is launched by the Government of India to improve the health of pregnant and lactating mothers ?(A) Matritva Sahayog Yojana(B) Dhan Lakshmi Yojana(C) ASHA(D) Health for All Scheme(E) None of these <br />66. As per the decision taken by the Orissa Cabinet the new name of the state would be written as—(A) Odisha | (B) Orissha | (C) Aurissa | (D) Horissa | (E) None of these<br />67. India recently organized sixth ministerial level of Indo-US-TPF. What is fullform of TPF ?(A) Trade Policy Forum (B) Traditional Planning Force(C) Trade and Payment Finance(D) Technical Planning Force(E) None of these<br />68. Which of the following is the abbreviated name of state level agency on afforestation created by the Government of India ?(A) NDMA | (B) SFDA | (C) ICMJE | (D) ICCROM | (E) None of these<br />69. Which of the following states has launched ‘Atta-Dal Scheme’ under which atta and dal will be supplied at affordable prices to ration card holders ?(A) Rajasthan | (B) Gujarat | (C) Uttar Pradesh | (D) Orissa | (E) None of these<br />70. Which of the following states has the maximum number of Sugar mills ?(A) Bihar | (B) Rajasthan | (C) Gujarat | (D) Haryana | (E) None of these <br />71. India purchased the Break Anti Missile Defence System from—(A) USA | (B) Japan | (C) France | (D) Israel | (E) None of these<br />72. Mullaperiyar Dam is built on which of the following rivers ?(A) Pamba | (B) Godavari | (C) Krishna | (D) Cauvery | (E) None of these <br />73. Which of the following countries won the Champions Trophy Cricket Tournament 2009 ?(A) England | (B) Pakistan | (C) Australia | (D) New Zealand | (E) None of these<br />74. Who amongst the following has been nominated for Man Booker Prize–2009 ?(A) J. M. Coetzee | (B) Hilary Mantel | (C) Sarah Waters | (D) Thomas Cromwell | (E) None of these<br />75. Shantiswarup Bhatnagar Awards are given for excellence in the field of—(A) Sports | (B) Economics | (C) Science and Technology | (D) Cinema | (E) None of these<br />GK Home » Question Papers » Union Bank Of India Probationary Officers Exam, 2011<br />Union Bank Of India Probationary Officers Exam, 2011<br />0<br />0<br />  <br />i<br />Rate This<br />Union Bank Of India Probationary Officers Exam, 2011(Held on 9-1-2011) Computer Knowledge (Based on Memory)<br />1. You can keep your personal files/folders m-(A) My folder(B) My Documents(C) My Files(D) My Text(E) None of these<br />2. The primary purpose of software is to turn data into-(A) Web sites(B) Information(C) Programs(D) Objects(E) None of these<br />3. A directory with in a directory is celled-(A) Mini Directory(B) Junior Directory(C) Par Directory(D) Sub Directory(E) None of these<br />4. A compiler translates a program written in a high-level language into-(A) Machine language (B) An algorithm(C) A debugged program(D) Java(E) None of these<br />5. When you turn on the computer, the boot rouge will perform this fest-(A) RAM test (B) Disk drive test(C) Memory test(D) Power-on self-test(E) None of these<br />6. A…….. is a pique name that you give to a false of Information(A) Device letter(B) Folder(C) Filename extension (E) None of these<br />7. 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 (E) None of these<br />8. A contains specific rules and words that express the logical steps of an algorithm.(A) Programming language (B) Syntax(C) Programming structure(D) Logic chart(E) None of these<br />9 All the deleted files go to-(A) Recycle Bin(B) Task Bar(C) Tool Bar(D) My Computer(E) None of these<br />10. The simultaneous processes of two or more programs by multi ple processors 1s(A) Multiprogramming(B) Multitasking(C) Time-sharing him(D) Multi processing(E) None of these<br />11. The secret code that restricts entry to some programs-(A) password(B) Passport(C) Entry-code(D) Access-code(E) None of these<br />12 Computers use the number system to store data and perform calculations(A) Binary(B) Octal(C) Decimal(D) Hexadecimal(E) None of these<br />13. The main function of the ALU is to-(A) Arithmetic and logical operations (B) Store data and information for future use(C) Control computer output such as printing(D) Monitor all computer actives(E) None of these<br />14 …is the process of carp-mg out commands(A) Fetching(B) Storing(C) Executing(D) Decoding(E) None of these<br />15. Softcopy is the intangible output, so then what is hardcopy?(A) The physical parts of the computer(B) The printed parts of the computer(C) The planted output (D) The physical output devices(E) None of these<br />16 A(n)….. is a program that makes the computer easier to use.(A) Utility(B) Application(C) Operating system(D) Network(E) None of these<br />17. A complete electrums circuit with transistors and other electrode components on a small silicon chip is called a(n)-(A)Workstation(B) CPU(C) Magnetic disk(D) Integrated circuit (E) None of these-<br />18. Computer systems are comprised of-(A) Hardware, programs, processors procedures and people(B) Hardware, programmed information people and procedures(C) Hardware, programs, information people and networks (D) Hardware, software procedures, networks and people(E) None of these<br />19. An error in a computer pro- gram-(A) Crash(B) Power Failure(C) Bug (D) Visit(E). None of these<br />20. What is output?(A) What the’ processor takes from the user(B) What the user gives to the processor(C) What the processor gets from the user(E) None of these21. ‘The person wino are writes and tests computer programs is called a-(A) programmer (B) Computer scientist(C) Software engineer(D) Project developer(E) None of these<br />22. A set of instructions telling the computer what to do is called-(A) Mentor(B) Instructor(C) Compiler(D) Program (E) None of these<br />23. What menu is selected to print?(A) Edit(B) Special(C) File (D) Tools(E) None of these<br />24. What is backup?(A) Adding more components to your network(B) Protecting data by copying it from the original source to a different destination (C) Filtering old data from the new data(D) Accessing data on tape(E) None of these<br />25. The term bit is short for-(A) Megabyte(B) Binary language(C) Binary digit (D) Binary number(E) None of these<br />26. A saved document is referred to as a-(A) File (B) Word(C) Folder(D) Probed(E) None of these<br />27. Specialized programs that assist users in locating information on the Web are called-(A) Information engines(B)Search engines (C) Web browsers(D) Resource locators(E) None of these<br />28. An application program has which one of the following functions?(A) It specifies the information- processing procedures required by a particular information- processing job(B) It controls the input/output and storage functions of the computer system (C) It provides various support services for the computer system(D) It supervises the operations of the CPU(E) None of these<br />29. In page preview mode-(A) You can see all pages of your document (B) You can only see the page you are currently working(C) You can only see pages that do not contain graphics(D) You can only see the title page of your document(E) None of these<br />30. An operating system that can do multitasking means that-(A) The operating system can divide up work between severalCPUS(B) Several programs can be operated concurrently (C) Multiple people can use the computer concurrently(D) A11 of the above(E) None of these<br />31. The quickest and easiest way in Word, to locate a particular word or phrase in a document is to use the……..Command.(A) Replace(B) Find(C) Lookup to(D) Search(E) None of these<br />32. What is the default file extension for all Word documents?(A) WRD(B) TXT(C) DOC (D) Full(E) None of these<br />33. With a CD you cart-(A) Read(B) Write(C) Read and Write(D) Either Read or Write(E) None of these<br />34. A collection of interrelated Records is caber a—(A) Utility file(B) Management information system(C) Database(D) Spreadsheet(E) None of these<br />35. To move to the beginning of a line of text, press the ………key.(A) Pageup(B) A(C) Home (D) Enter(E) None of these<br />36. The term ‘user interface’ refers to-(A) What the user sees on the screen and how they can interact with it (B) How the operating system responds to user commands(C) The means by Ellie the user interacts with the peripheral devices on the computer(D) The monitor that is available for the computer(E) None of these<br />37. The background of any Word document-.(A) Is always white colour(B) Is the colour you preset under the Options Menu?(C) Is always the same for the entire document?(D) Can have any colour you choose (E) None of these<br />38. Reusable optical storage |11 typically have the acronym-(A) CD(B) DVD(C) ROM(D) RW (E) None of these<br />39. For creating a document you use …….. command at File Menu.(A) Open(B) Close(C) New (D) Save(E) None of these<br />40. The contents of ………. are lost when the computer turns off.(A) Storage(B) Input(C) Output (D) Memory(E) None of these<br />41. Grouping and processing all of a firm’s transactions at one time is called-(A) A database management system(B) Batch processing(C) A real-time system (D) An on-line system(E) None of these<br />42. A printer is this kind of device-(A) Input(B) Word processing(C) Processing(D) Output (E) None of these<br />43. Text in a column is generally allied-(A) Justified(B) Right(C) Center(D) Left(E) None of these<br />44. What type of device is a computer mouse?(A) Input (B) Output(C) Software(D) Storage(E) None of these<br />45. In Excel, Charts are created using which option?(A) Chart Wizard(B) Pivot Table(C) Pie Chart(D) Bar Chart(E) None of these<br />46. What is the permanent memory built into your computer called?(A) RAM(B) ROM(C) CPU(D) CD-ROM(E) None of these<br />47. If text was highlighted and etc ‘Copy’ was clicked, what would happen? (A) Text would be copied from the document arid placed in the clipboard(B) Text would be removed from the document and placed in the clipboard (C) Text from the clipboard would be placed in the document at the place where the cursor is blinking(D) (B) and (C) above(E) None of these<br />48. You can start Microsoft Word by using ………button.(A) New(B) Start(C) Program(D) Control Panel(E) None of these<br />49. You click at B to make the text-(A) Italics(B) Underlined(C) Italics and Underlined(D) Bold (E) None of these<br />50. The………becomes different shapes depending on the task you are performing.(A) Active tab(B) Insertion point(C) Mouse pointer(D) Ribbon(E) None of these<br />GK Home » Question Papers » Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC Pre.) Exam, 2010<br />Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC Pre.) Exam, 2010<br />0<br />0<br />  <br />i<br />Rate This<br />Solved Question Paper of Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC Pre.) Exam, 2010<br />1. Where is the Indus Civilization city Lothal?(A) Gujarat (B) Rajasthan(C) Punjab(D) Haryana<br />2. Mohenjo Daro is situated in -(A) Sindh Province of Pakistan(B) Gujarat(C) Punjab(D) Afghanistan<br />3. Which deity was not worshipped by the Vedic Aryans?(A) Indra(B) Marut(C) Varun(D) Pashupati<br />4. The Vedanga consists of the-(A) Kale, Shiksha, Nirukta,Vyakaran, Chhanda, Jyotish(B) Kalp, Shiksha, Brahman,Vyakaran, Chhanda, Jyotish(C) Kalp Shikshaz Nirukta, Aranyak, Chhanda, Jyotish(D) Kalp Upanishad, Nirukta,Vyakaran, Chhanda<br />5. The earliest available work of the Sangam R’amils is-(A) Pattinappalai(B) Tirumurugarruppadai(C) Maduraikanchi(D) Tolkappiyam<br />6. The Mahavir belonged to the clan-.(A) Kalams(B) Shaggy(C) Lichhivis (D) Bulls<br />7. The Jain text which contains the biographies of the Tirthankaras is known as-(A) Bhagwatisutra(B) Uvasagadasao(C) Adi Purana(D) Kalpasutra<br />8. The first Buddhist Sangeeti (conference) was held at-(A) Vaishali(B) Pataliputra(C) Rajgriha(D) Ujjain<br />9. The propounder of the Madhyamika Philosophy was-(A) Bhadrabahu(B) Parshwanath(C) Sheelbhadra(D) Nagarjuna<br />10. The rules of Buddhist monistic life are laid down, primarily, a-(A) Tripitaka(B) Vinayapitaka(C) Abhidhammapitaka(D) Suttapitaka<br />11. The battle between Alexander and Porus took place on the bank of river-(A) Sutlej(B) Ravi(C) Jhelum (D) Ganga<br />12. The first Persian ruler who occupied part of Indian Territory alas–(A) Cyrus(B) Darius J(C) Cambyses(D) Xerxes<br />13. Alexander remained in India for-(A) 29 months(B) 39 months(C) 19 months(D) 10 months<br />14. Gedrosia correspond modern-(A) Baluchistan(B) Lahore(C) Multan(D) Peshawar<br />15. Which of the following statements is not true?(A) Formal accession of Asoka was very probably delayed(B) The fifth rock edict proves the existence of Harems of Asoka’s brothers(C) Asoka held tike viceroyalty of Taxila and Ujjain in the reign of Bindusara(D) Asoka was the younger brother of Bindusara .<br />16. The nirvasita (excluded) and anirvasita (not excluded) Shudras have been referred to-(A) in the Nirukta of Yaska(B) in the Ashtadhyayi of Panini(C) in the Arthashastra of kautilya(D) None of the above<br />17. The first translator of Mahabharata into Tamil was-(A) Perundevanar(B) Kamban(C) Sundramurthi(D) Bharavi<br />18 Which one of tbe following inscriptions of Asoka refers to the grant of concession in land revenue to a village?(A) Lumbini Pillar edict (B) Sarnath Pillar edict(C) Girner Rock edict(D) Sanchi Pillar edict<br />19. Who of the following was not a patron of Jainism?(A) Bimbisara(B) Kharvela(C) Kanishka(D) Chandragupta Maurya<br />20. Who was the ambassador in the Court of Bindusara?(A) Machiavelli(B) Megasthenes(C) Deimachus(D) Antiochus I<br />21. To propagate his Dharma, Asoka used the services of-(A) Rajukas(B) Pradeshikas(C) Yuktas(D) AII of these<br />22. The last king of Mauryan Empire was-(A) Devavarman(B) Brihadrath(C) Kunala(D) Shalishuk<br />23. The historian Kalhan was-(A) Buddhist(B) Brahmin(C) Jain(D) None of these<br />24. Founder of the Satvahana dynasty was-(A) Shatkarni I(B) Simuka(C) Shatkarni II(D) Rudradaman I<br />25. Yen-Kao-chen generally known as-(A) Kadphises I(B) Kadphises 11(C) Kanishka(D) Vasishka<br />26. The writer of the ‘Kalpasutra’ was-(A) Simuka(B) panini(C) Bhadrabahu(D) Patanjali<br />27. The writer of the ‘Brihatkatha’ was-(A) Dattamitra(B) Gudadhya(C) Bhadrabahu(D) sarvavarman<br />28. According to tradition Kashyapa Matanga introduced Buddhism to-(A) China (B) Kashmir(C) Ceylon(D) Gandhar<br />29. Which one of the following indicates the correct chronological order of era in India?(A) Gupta-Harsha-vikram-Shaka(B) Vikram-Harsha-gupta-Shaka(C) Gupta-shaka-vikram-Harsha(D) Vikram-shaka–.gupta-Harsha<br />30. During Pre-Gupta period what was Kahapan?(A) An office(B) A luxury item(C) A coin (D) A port<br />31. Which port was known to the author of ”Periplus of the Erithrian sea” as Padouke?(A) Tamralipti(B) Arikamedu(C) Broach(D) Cochin<br />32 Chandragupta-ll married daughter Prabhavati to-(A) Rudrasena-l(B) Rudrasena-ll(C) Agnimitra(D) Nagsena<br />33. Which of the following law givers of the post-Gupta period declared that Sudras were not slaves by nature?(A) Medhatithi(B) Vigynaeshwar(C) Narad(D) iirnueivahan<br />34. Who was the founder of Gahadwala dynasty who made Kannauj the main centre of his power?(A) Jaichandra(B) Vijaychandra(C) Chandradev(D) Govind<br />35. Which of the following Rashtrakut kings defeated the Pratihar ruler Nagabhatta I?(A) Indra 11(B) Krishna I11(C) Amoghvarsha I(D) Govind 111<br />36. Who among the following rulers patronized Jayadev, the composer of ‘Geetgovinda’?(A) Laxman Sen(B) Khatvel(C) Kumarpala(D) Shashank<br />37. Who out of the following ousted Jainism from Mysore?(A) Naynars(B) Lingayats(C) Alwars(D) shankaracharya<br />38. Which was the word used for the royal military troops of the Cholas?(A) Kattupaddi(B) Kaikkolar(C) Bhrtaka(D) Kadgham<br />39. The Chola rulers undertook extensive land survey to ascertain-(A) Right of ownership(B) Government’s share of revenue (C) Production of grains(D) Limit of the sources of irrigation<br />40. Which of the following taxes of Chola period was for educational Purpose?(A) Devadana(B) Salabhoga(C) Brahmadeva(D) Sarvamayna<br />41. The writer of Tabqat-i-Nasiri wss-(A)Barani(B) Nizamuddin(C) Minhaj-us-siraj(D) Isami<br />42. The following works were written by Ziauddin Barani-(A)Tarikh-i-Firozshahi and Qiranussadain(B) Fatwa-i-Jahandari and Ashiqa(C) Tarikh-i-Firozshahi and Fatwa-i-Jahandari(D) Futuhus-salatin and Tarikhi-Firozshahi<br />43. Which of the following books were written by Amir khusro?(A) Ashiqa, Qiranussadain Khazain-ul-Futuh(B) Qiranussadain, Ashiqa,Tarikh-i-Mubarakshahi(C) Khazainul Futuh, Tarikh-i-Mubarakushahi,Ashiqa(D) Tarildt-i-Mubarakshahi,Nuh-i-siphr Ashiqa<br />44. Who wrote ‘Qanun-i-Humayuni’(A) Gulbadan Begum(B) Yahya(C) Khwandmir(D) Nizamuddin<br />45. Which of the following books was written by Ishwardas Nagar?(A) Futuhat-i-Almagiri(B) Bir Binod(C) Chhatra Prakash(D) Ahkam-i-Alamgiri<br />46. With whom of the following Muhammad Ghori aligned against Khusrau Shah?(A) King of Gujarat(B) King of Multan(C) King of Peshawar(D) King of Jammu <br />47. At the time of Muhammad Ghori’s invasion against Prithviraj Chauhan who of the following ruled Kannauj?(A) The Chandellas(B) The prathihars(C) The Palas(D) The Gahadwalas<br />48. Who of the following contested with Qutubuddin Aibak for Punjab?(A) Ikhtiyaruddin(B) Tajuddin Yaldauz(C) Nasiruddin Qubacha(D) None of these<br />49. Who were the Nav Musalmans of the following?(A) Descendants of Mongols who settled near Delhi and embraced Islam (B) Hindu converts to islam(C) Khalji Sultans(D) llbari sultans<br />50. Who was appointed as ambassador to China during the time of Mohammad bin Tughlaq?(A) Barbosa(B) Barani(C) Ibn Batutah(D) Abdur Razzak<br />51. Bahlul Lodi’s significant achievement was the successful war against tie underwritten kingdom of -(A) Mewat(B) Jaunpur(C) Chandwar(D) Sambhal<br />52. Rulers of which kingdom built Atala Masjid and Lal Darwaza Masjid?(A) Bengal(B) Khandesh(C) Malwa(D) Jaunpur <br />53. Rai Bharmal wrote on Muslim Literary traditions in the following language.-(A)Persian (B) Sanskrit(C) Arabic(D) Turkish<br />54. ‘Chaitanya Charitramrita’ was authored by-(A) Wasweshwara(B) Madhav(C) Ramanand(D) Krislmadas Kaviraj <br />55. Who succeeded Nizamuddin Aulia?(A) Sheikh Farid(B) Sheikh Nasiruddin Chiraghi-Delhi(C) Sheikh Salim Chishti(D)) None of the above<br />56. Raidas, Sena and Kabir were the followers of-(A) Namdeo(B) Ramanuj(C) Vallabhacharya(D) Ramanand<br />57. When was Wjayanagar visited by Abdurrajjak?(A) 1443 (B) 1433(C) 1423(D) 1427<br />58. Tuluva dynasty was founded by-(A) Narasa Nasyaka(B) Immadi Narsimha(C) Vir Narsimha(D) None of these 4<br />59. Who founded the independent Bahamani kingdom in South India?(A) Abu Muzaffar Alauddin Bahmanshah(B) Mujahid Shah(C) Muhammad Shah I(D) Adil Shah<br />60. Who founded the independent Muslim kingdom of Malwa?(A) Hoshangshah(B) Mahmudshah(C) Nasiruddin(D) Dilawarkhan<br />61. Babur had three wives. Which one of the following was not his wife?(A) Maham(B) Gulrus(C) Gulbadan(D) Dilbar<br />62. Who was Mehdi Khwaza?(A) Ruler of Bihar(B) Prime Minister of Ibrahim Lodi(C) Brother-in-law of Humayun(D) Brother of Babur<br />63. Humayun ascended the throne at Agra on-(A) 7th January 1530(B) 29th December 1530 ‘ (C) 23rd September 1530(D) 16th February 1530<br />64. Which of the following statements is true of the Sher Shah Suri?(A) He was a fanatic Muslim(B) He was a staunch Muslim but not a fanatic (C) He was a staunch Muslim and ill-treated Hindus(D) He was intolerant towards E of other religions<br />65. Which out of the following was ‘ not one of the purposes of ‘Sarais’ built during Sher Shah?(A) Post-house(B) For travellers(C) For officers,(D) Warehouse for arms and ammunition<br />66. Who was not appointed as Vazir a during Akbar’s reign?(A) Bhadurkhan Uzbeg(B) Shamsuddin Atkakhan .(C) Todarmal(D) Nizamuddin Khalifa<br />67. Which of the following pairs is incorrect?(A) Akbar-Ralph Fich(B) Darashikoh-manucci(C) Jahangir-sir Thomas Roe(D) ShahJahan-Jourdon <br />68. Which of the following stale- I meats is true of Akbar’s policy towards the I’Iindus?(A) He abolished the pilgrim tax but not the Jaziya(B) He abolished the Jaziya, but not the pilgrim tax(C) He abolished both the Jaziya and the pilgrim tax (D) He neither abolished the pilgrim tax<br />69. Who was the author of ‘Nushka-Dilkusha’?(A) Khafi khan(B) Murshidkuli Khan(C) Abul Fazl(D) Chicken Burhanpuri <br />70. Guru Govind Singh was killed in 1708 at-(A) Amritsar(B) Keeratpur(C) Nanded(D) Anandpur<br />71. Mir Sayyed Ali and Abdusamad were the court painter during the time of-(A) Humane Akbar(B) Akbar, Jahangir(C) Jahangir, Shah Jahan(D) Shah Jahan, Aurangzeb<br />72. Which of the following elements was not found in Akbar’s architecture? (A) Use of red sandstone(B) Hindu elements(C) Foliated arches (D) Charbagh surrounding the tombs<br />73. Who composed ‘Gangs Lahri’?(A) Tulsidas(B) Surdas(C) Panditraj Jagannath(D) Haridasa<br />74. Thicket of the following was not a silver coin during Akbar?(A) Jalal(B) Dam(C) Darab(D) Pandau<br />75. Which of the following revolts had agrarian causes at its root?(A) Rajput revolt(B) Satnami and Jat revolt (C) Sikh revolt(17) Maratha revolt<br />76. From whom Shahji received the jagir of Poona?(A) Mughals(B) Adilshah(C) Nizamshahi(D) Portuguese<br />77. What is ‘Mokasa’?(A) Jagir(B) Religious practice(C) Cavalry(D) Religious endowment<br />78. Who was not alive at the time of Shivaji’s Coronation?(A) Ganga Bhatt(B) Tttkaram(C) Ramdas(D) Dadaji Konddeva<br />79. Which of the following Peshwas is connected with the treaty of Sagola?(A) Balaji Bajjrao(B) Balaji Vishwanath(C) Bajirao I(D) Bajirao II<br />80. In which year Ahilyabai Holkar breathed her last?(A) 1792(B) 1793(C) 1794(D) 1795<br />81. The French East India Company was formed in-(A) 1664 AD (B) 1660 AD(C) 1656 AD(D) 1680 AD<br />82. La Bourdonnais was the Governor of-(A) Madras(B) Pondicherry(C) Mauritius(D) None of these<br />83. Mir Kasim removed his court from Calcutta to-(A) Patna(B) Dacca(C) Monghir (D) Purnea<br />84. The battle of Wandiwash was fought between-(A) English and the French(B) English and the Marathas(C) English and the Nawab of Carnatic(D) English and Hyderali85. At the battle of Biddera the English crushed the power of-(A) French(B) Dutch(C) Portuguese(D) Danes<br />86. The Treaty of Surat was concluded by the British with the following Maratha chief-(A) Narayan Rao(B) Madhav Rao(C) Nana Phadnvis(D) Raghoba<br />87. The triple alliance against Tipu was formed by Cornwallis consisted of the following-(A) The English, Nizam’ and the Marathas(B) The English, Nizam and Awadh(C) The English, Nizam and Carnatic(D) The English, Mrathas and Carnatic<br />88. In the Second Sikh War the decisive battle was fought at-(A) Chilianwala(B) Peshawar(C) Gujarat(D) Multan<br />89. In the Third Maratha War, the English defeated Peshwa Bajirao II at-(A) Mahidpur(B) Sitabuldi(C) Kirki(D) Bassein<br />90. The Treaty of Shrirangpattam took place in-(A) 1791(B) 1792(C) 1793(D) 1794 <br />91. Which of the following states was not annexed to British Empire by Dalhousie under the doctrine of Lapse?(A) Baghat(B) Nagpur(C) Sambalpur(D) Benaras<br />92. Which one of the following rebellions is associated with Sidhu and Kanhu?(A) Munda Rebellion(B) Kole Rebellion(C) Santhal Rebellion(D) Big Rebellion<br />93. The following officer was connected with the suppression of ‘I’hugee.(A) Hastings(B) Sleeman(C) Bentinck(D) Aukland<br />94. Which of the following British Officers was not in favour of annexation of Awadh?(A) Outram(B) Napier(C) Hugh Rose(D) Sleeman<br />95. Charles Metcalf was the Governor General of India during-(A) 1835-36 (B) 1839-40(C) 1837-38(D) 1832-33<br />96. Sjndh was invaded during the following Governor General’s one-(A) Lord Aukland(B) Lord Ellenborough(C) Lord Hardinge(D) Lord Dalhousie<br />97. The Second Burmese War was fought in the year-(A) 1849(B) 1850 (C) 1851(D) 1852<br />98. Which one of the following Acts abolished the trading rights of the East India Company?(A) Regulating Act of 1773(B) Charter Act of 1813 (C) Charter Act of 1833(D) Garter Act of 1853<br />99. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?(A) Ryotwari Settlement: Madras(B) Talukdari Settlement: Bombay(C) Permanent Settlement: Bengal(D) Mahalwari Settlement: North-Western Province<br />100. The gradual increase in rural indebtedness in India under the British rule was due to-1 Fragmentation of Land-holdings2. Decline of cottage industries3. Lack of development of h’z.igational facilities4. Introduction of cash crops wincing of these are correct?(A) 1, 2 and 3(B) 2 and 4(C) 1, 3 and 4(D) 1 2, 3 and 4 <br />101. At Lucknow the revolt of 1857 broke out on-(A) May 30, 1857(B) June 4, 1857 (C) May 15, 1857(D) June 15, 1857<br />102. The Asiatic Society of Bengal in Calcutta was founded by-(A) Raja Ram Mohan Roy(B) Sir Williams Jones(C) Warren Hastings(D) Keshabchandra Sen<br />103. The Theosophical Society allied itself to the..-.(A) Christian revival movement(B) Islamic revival movement(C) Hindu revival movement (D) All of these<br />104. Which of the following statements about the Ramakrishna Mission is wrong?(A) It held the pure Vedantic doctrine as its ideal(B) It aimed at the development of the highest spirituality in man(C) It prohibited the worship of images (D) It recognised modern developments in Science and Technology<br />105. Fifth Session of the Indian National Congress was held in 1889 at-(A) Calcutta(B) Madras(C) Bombay (D) Dacca<br />106. The moderates and extremists were united in the CongressSession of-(A) Lahore(B) Bombay(C) Allahabad(D) Luclnow<br />107. Who among the following was not in Khilafat Committee?(A) Majhar ul Haq(B) Hasrat Mohani(C) Maulana Shauqat Ali(17) Hakim Azmalkhan<br />108. Who among the following was the president of All India Trade Union Congress in 1929?(A) M.N. Roy(B) N. M. Joshi(C) Jawaharlal Nehru(D) Jayaprakash Narayan<br />109. Swaraj Party was formed by-(A) C. R. Das(B) Motilal Nehru(C) Jawaharlal Nehru(D) C. R. Das and Motilal Nehru <br />110. ‘Luck-now Pact’ was concluded between-,(A) Congress and the British Government(B) Muslim League and the ’1 British Government(C) Congress and the Muslim in League (D) Congress, the Muslim League and the British Government<br />111. An AII Party Conference appointed a sub-committee with Ali Imam, Tejbahadur Sapru and Subhash Bose. Who was presiding this subcommittee?(A) Maulana Azad(B) wallaby Bhai Patel(C) Madan Mohan Malviya(D) Motilal Nehru <br />112. Who among the following particiated in all the three Round Table conferences?(A) Madan Mohan Malviya(B) B. R. Ambedkar(C) Sardar patel(D) None of these<br />113. Which of the following pairs is correct?(A) Ramprasad Bismil: Lahore conspiracy case(B) Surya Sen : Chatgaon Case(C) Bhagat singh : Kakori conspiracy Case(D) Chandrashekhar Azad: Delhi Bomb Case<br />114. When were the Congress Governments formed in even out of eleven provinces?(A) July 1935(B) July 1936(C) July 1937 (D) July 1938<br />115. Which of the following pairs is correct?(A) Chelmsford: Rowlatt Act(B) Lord Reading: Delhi Darbar(C) Lord Willington: Arriving of Prince of Wales in india(D) Lord Hardinge: II Round Table Conference<br />116. Subhash Chandra Bose inaugurated the government of Free india at..(A) Burma(B) Japan(C) Germany(D) Singapore<br />117. In December 1931 two school girl students killed the District Judge in koala by shooting-(A) Suniti Choudhary and Bina Das(B) Shanti Ghosh and suniti Choudhry(C) Bina Das and Kalpana Datta(D) Kalpana Datta and Shanti Ghosh<br />118. Which of the following pairs is correct?(A) Chuar Revolt: Orissa(B) Sanyasi Revolt; Bihar(C) Parlakhemundi Revolt: Orissa(D) Rampa Revolt: Kxarnatsk<br />119. The following countries under- took the responsibility of organizing the Bandung Conference-.(A) Indonesia, Burma, Cambodia(B) India, Burma, Indonesia(C) Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Cambodia(D) Chinw Japan, Thailand<br />120. Which of the following Articles of Indian Constitution declares it is a primary duty of the state to raise the level of nutrition and the standard of leaving of its people and the ”Improvement of the Public Health’’?(A) Article 46(B) Article 47(C) Article 48(D) Article 49<br />