Bank Probationary Officer (Bank PO) Higher Questions and Answers Part 1

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General Knowledge

1. Which country will introduce entrepreneur visa to encourage foreign nationals from India and elsewhere to catalyze the country’s economic recovery?

(a) US

(b) Britain

(c) France

(d) Denmark

(e) None of these

2. Name the state whose chief minister has said that the Armed Forces Special Powers Act can be withdrawn from some areas with a rider that the Army can step in again if the situation so warrants.

(a) Jammu and Kashmir

(b) Manipur

(c) Assam

(d) Mizoram

(e) None of these

3. Who among the following has won the Durand Cup held in New Delhi recently?

(a) JCT

(b) Chirag United

(c) East Bengal

(d) Mohun Bagan

(e) None of these

4. Name the Spanish world champion who won the Valencia Grand Prix in the final round of the world championship.

(a) Jorge Lorenzo

(b) Malcolm Campbell

(c) Enzo Ferrari

(d) Louis Chiron

(e) None of these

5. Which of the following is not correctly matched?

(a) Swiss Indoors – Roger Federer

(b) ATP Valencia Open – David Ferrer

(c) WTA tournament of Champion – Ana Ivanovic

(d) Questnet Open ITF Women’s – Nicha Larapinta

(e) US Open 2010 – Roger Federer

6. Who is the author of the book World of All Human Rights?

(a) Harish Salve

(b) Santosh Hegde

(c) Arundhati Roy

(d) Soli J Sorabjee

(e) None of these

7. Name the Ethiopian legend who announced his retirement after dropping out of the New York City Marathon with a knee injury.

(a) Haile Gebreslassie

(b) Duncan Kibet

(c) James Kwambai

(d) Patrick Makau

(e) None of these

8. Name the deputy governor of RBI who retired recently after spending nearly 38 years there in various capacities during which she has had a stint in virtually every area of central banking.

(a) Mohan Rakesh

(b) Subir Gokarn

(c) Usha Thorat

(d) Shyamala Gopinath

(e) None of these

9. Name the person who has been honored with the prestigious 2010 Intel Environment Award for his efforts to solve global safe drinking water and sanitation crises.

(a) Subir Bhomick

(b) Rajesh Shah

(c) Sundarlal Bahuguna

(d) Chandi Prasad

(e) None of these

10. The three-day India Economic Summit, organized by the Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF), November 14-17 was held in

(a) New Delhi

(b) Geneva

(c) Washington

(d) Brussels

(e) None of these

11. Name Myanmar’s celebrated pro-democracy leader and a political prisoner of global stature who was set free from house arrest in Yangon.

(a) Ne Win

(b) San Yu

(c) Maung Maung

(d) Than Shwe

(e) None of these

12. The 10th Russia-India-China (RIC) meeting was held in

(a) Guilin (China)

(b) Beijing (China)

(c) Bangalore (India)

(d) Wuhan (China)

(e) None of these

13. Which of the following has been removed from the United Nations list of unresolved disputes, in a setback to Pakistan which has been asking the world body to intervene on the issue?

(a) Siachin

(b) Sir Creek

(c) Baglihar dam

(d) Jammu and Kashmir

(e) None of these

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