General Studies: Important for Exam: IBPS PO Previous Questions Part 2

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9. Who among the following was the captain of the Australian Team which played 4 Test matches against India in January 2012 and won all of them? (sports and games)

a) Ricky Pointing

b) Michael Clarke

c) Nathan Lyon

d) Stuart Clark

e) Andrew Symonds

Ans: B

10. The committee on review of Small saving fund (NSSF) was headed by (committees)

a) Dr. C. Rangarajan

b) Mr. U. K. sinha

c) Dr. Y. V. Reddy

d) Mrs, shyamala Gopinath

e) Dr. Usha Thorat

Ans: D

11. The 5th Asian Indoor Athletics Championship was organized in February 2012 in (sports and games)

a) Bangladesh

b) India

c) Qatar

d) China

e) South Korea

Ans: D

12. Who among the following was the chief Guest at the three -day Pravasi Bharatiya Divas held in January 2012? (conference)

a) kamla Persad – Bissessar

b) Ram Baran Yadav

c) Lakshmi Mittal

d) Salman Rushdie

e) Benjamini Netanyahu

Ans: A

13. As per revised RBI Guidelines, Provision on secured portion of loan accounts classified as Doubtful assets for than one year and up to 3 (three) years is to be made at the rate of (economy)

a) 15 % b) 20 % c) 40 % d) 25 % d) 30 %

Ans: E

14. As per the provisions in the food Security Bill -2011, per month how much food grain should be given to each person of the target group? (economy)

a) 5kg

b) 7 kg

c) 9kg

d) 10 kg

e) 20kg

Ans: B

15. Which of the following states has launched ‘panch parmeshwar Yojana’ Under which panchayats are allowed to use the fund for developing infrastructure and basic amenities in villages? (states)

a) Uttar Pradesh

b) Maharashtra

c) Gujarat

d) Madhya Pradesh

e) Tamilnadu

Ans: D

16. National table tennis championship was organized in January 2012 in (sports and games)

a) Mumbai

b) Delhi

c) Hyderabad

d) Lucknow

e) Jaipur

Ans: D

17. Who among the following is the author of the book ‘Nirbasan’ ? (books in news)

a) Mahasweta devi

b) Taslima Nasreen

c) Sunil Gangopadhyay

d) Vikram Seth

e) Kiran Desai

Ans: B