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1. The maiden launch of the _____ prime missile from Wheeler, office coast, on Dec 10, 2010 failed.

1 Agni-II

2 Prithvi-II


3 Akash-III

4 Nag

5 None of these

2. Which of the following statements are true about the Prevention of Sexual Harassment bill introduced in Lok Sabha Dec 7, 2010?


A. The bill is aimed at preventing sexual harassment of women at workplaces in various forms, including implied or overt promise of preferential treatment or interference in her work through intimidation.

B. The legislation provides safe, secure and enabling environment free from all forms of sexual harassment to every women, irrespective of her age or employment status.

C. The bill provides for a fine of Rs. 50,000 in case an internal inquiry is not set up by the employer.

D. In the case of false or malicious complaint, the bill provides for action against the complainant in accordance with service rule.


1. Only A, B & C

2. Only B, C & D

3. Only A, C & D

4. All the above


5. None of these

3. India and China have agreed to raise the bilateral trade to ______ by 2015.

1) $ 50 billion

2) $ 100 billion


3) $ 150 billion

4) $ 200 billion

5) None of these

4. The biggest defence program in India’s history ____the contract for the preliminary design of fifth-generation fighter aircraft (FGFA)—was signed on Dec 21, 2010 between India’s Hindustan Aeronautics Limited and Rosoboronex port and Sukhoi of


1) China

2) France

3) Russia

4) Taiwan

5) None of these

5. What is the range of Prithvi-II nuclear-capable ballistic missile?

1) 200 km

2) 350 km,

3) 500 km

4) 1,000 km

5) None of these

6. Recently, UN Security Council has eased the sanctions on Iraq. Which of the following statements are true about it?

A) It permits civilian nuclear programme.

B) It permits development of biological and chemical weapons.

C) It shutters the oil-for-food programme.

D) It gives Iraq control over most of its oil assets.

1) Only A, B&C

2) Only A, C&D

3) Only B, C&D

4) All the above

5) None of these

7. Which of the following funds has been set up at the Can-cum-UN Climate Conference in Dec 2010 to fight global warming?

1) Red Fund

2) Brown fund

3) Yellow Fund

4) Green Fund

5) None of these

8. The 16th Conference of Parties (CoP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 9UNFCCC) was held in Cancun in Dec 2010. 193 countries have supported the agreement and only one country opposed it. Name the country.

1) Bolivia

2) Denmark

3) Maldives

4) China

5) None of these

9. Who is the prime minister of Iraq?

1) Jalal Talabani

2) Nourial-Maliki

3) Ayad Allawi

4) Rafileal-Esawi

5) Non of these

10. Vettah Balakrishna Eradim who died recently, was

1) Former judge of Supreme Court

2) Former chief minister of Andhra

3) Former Chief Justice of India

4) Former governor of RBI

5) None of these.

11. Which of the following is not correctly matched regarding the 41st IFFI Awards?

1) Golden peacock Award-Moner Manush

2) Silver Peacock Award—Susanne Bier (Denmark) for In a Better World.

3) Special Jury Award—Just Another Love Story (Inbdia) and The Boy (New Zealand).

4) Best Actor Award—Guven Kirac (Turkey) for the Crossing.

5) Best Actress—Sturla Gunnarsson for Little Rose

12. Indian Coast Guard Ship (ICGS) —-, the second in the series of 90-metre Offshore Patrol Vessels (OPV), was commissioned by minister of state for defence MM Pallam Raju at Goa on Dec.11.

1) Vijeta

2) Shahanshah

3) Vijit

4) Gaurav

5) None of these

13. India defeated New Zealand in Chennai on Dec 10, 2010 in the One-day International (ODI) and thus had a 5-0 ODI series sweep. Who was adjudged Player of the Series?

1) Yuvraj Sing

2) Gautam Gambhir

3) Yusuf Pathan

4) Sachin Tendulkar

5) None of these

14. England retained the Ashes on the Australian soil for the first time—by completing an emphatic innings and 157 run win over Australia in the fourth Test on Dec 29, 2010 in Melbourne.

1) 12 years

2) 24 years

3) 30 years

4) 36 years

5) None of these

15. Who among the following has won the Punj Lloyd PSA Master Squash Championship help in New Delhi recently?

1) Nick Matthew

2) James Willstrop

3) Qamar zamman

4) Robert kubica

5) None of these

16. Sourav Ghosh and Harinder Pal Sanu are associated with

1) Chess

2) Shooting

3) Table tennis

4) Squash

5) None of these

17. Name the Nazi Germany’s famous rocket scientist who was member of a team which helped America send its astronauts to the moon and who died recently

1) Walter Haeussermann

2) Kyoko Tsukamoto

3) Katia Zatuliveter

4) Justin Bieber

5) None of these

18. The Srikrishna Committee which submitted its report on Dec 30, 2010, is associated with

1) Demand for the state of Gorkhaland

2) Demand for the state of Vidarbha

3) Demand for the state of Bundelkhand

4) Demand or the state of Ladakh

5) None of these

19. As per the date released by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), the country’s total telephone user base, including landline and mobile phone users, as on Sep 30, 2010 reached.

1) 512.34 million

2) 723.28 million

3) 911.78 million

4) 1010.8 million

5) None of these

20. Which of the following will be the venue of the India ASEAN summit to be held in 2012?

1) Singapore

2) Bangkok

3) Jakarta

4) New Delhi

5) None of these

21. Which of the following is not considered to be core industry?

1) Coal

2) Steel

3) Power

4) Cement

5) Banking

22. Which of the following is not a foreign bank working in India?

1) Yes Bank




5) None of these

23. Which of the following is a public sector bank?

1) IDBI Bank

2) ICICI Bank

3) HDFC Bank

4) Axis Bank

5) None of these

24. Which of the following is associated with Basel-II?

1) NPA

2) CAR

3) CRR

4) SLR

5) None of these

25. Which of the followings is associated with prevention of money laundering by banks?

1) Financial inclusion



4) Know your Customer

5) Inclusive Growth

26. Which of the following is not associated with cricket?

1) Deodhar Trophy

2) Vizzy Trophy

3) Rani Jhansi Trophy

4) Rovers Cup

5) Duleep Cup

27. Which of the following is not an award associated with sports?

1) Arjun a awards

2) Dronacharya awards

3) Indira Gandhi Khel Ratna

4) Dhyanchand award

5) Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

28. India is the largest producer of

1) Steel

2) Cotton

3) Milk

4) Wheat

5) Rice

29. World Environment Day is observed on

1) 5 June

2) 31 May

3) 15 July

4) 10 August

5) None of these

30. Which of the following organizations is popularly known as World Bank?

1) IMF


3) IDB


5) None of these

31. Which of the following terms is associated with Bank?

1) Information Commissioner

2) Vigilance Commissioner

3) Auditor General

4) Attorney General

5) Ombudsman

32. Which of the following is decided by the RBI?

1) PLR


3) Base Rate

4) Sub-PLR

5) CAR

33. Which of the following is decided by the bank?

1) Bank Rate

2) Repo rate

3) CCR

4) Base Rate

5) CAR

34. Which country has become the largest borrower from the International Development Association (IDA), a component of World Bank Group which helps the poorest countries of the world?

1) Bangladesh

2) Afghanistan

3) Nepal

4) Pakistan

5) None of these

35. A customer can approach banking ombudsman if he does not get satisfactory response to his grievance from the bank within how many days?

1) 5

2) 20

3) 30

4) 40

5) None of these

36. How many foreign banks are working in India?

1) 34

2) 24

3) 12

4) 10

5) None of these

37. Which among the following is not among the five major foreign banks operating in India and accounting for over 70 percent of the total asset size?

1) StanChart


3) Citibank

4) Deutsche Bank

5) Bank of America

38. The European Union will introduce _____ on the pattern of the US Green card that would make the inter-country and inter-corporate movement of professionals in Europe.

1) Orange Card

2) Red Card

3) Blue card

4) Pink Card

5) None of these

39. CAG was in the news recently due to 2G spectrum scam. It stands for

1) Commissioner and Auditor General

2) Comptroller and Auditor General

3) Chief Auditor General

4) Chairman and Auditor General

5) None of these

40. FPO stands for

1) Follow-on public offer

2) First public offer

3) Free public offer

4) Frequently public offer

5) None of these

41. Recently Muslim Brotherhood was in the news. It is associated with

1) Tunisia

2) Egypt

3) Algeria

4) Yemen

5) None of these

42. Name the charismatic Arab League chief who could emerge as a leading figure in his native Egypt, as masses demanding President Hosni Mubarak’s ouster seek a new commander of the Arab world’s most populous country.

1) Amr Moussa

2) Anwar Sadat

3) Abdel Aziz Boutafalika

4) Mahmoud Abbas

5) None of these

43. Jhalanath Khanal, who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Nepal, belongs to

1) CPN (Maoist)

2) Nepali Congress

3) CPN (UML)

4) NEPAL Sadbhavana Party

5) None of these

44. For the second year in a row, which is the number one state in terms of Educational Development Index (EDI) at the elementary level (Class I to VII/VIII).

1) Kerala

2) Tamilnadu

3) Goa

4) Punducherry

5) None of these

45. Which is likely to become Africa’s 54th nation on 9 July, exactly six years after a peace deal to end the two-decade north-south conflict took effect?

1) South Sudan

2) North Nigeria

3) East Ghana

4) Namibia

5) None of these

46. Match the following correctly?

A. Bank Rate (i) 5.5%

B. Repo rate (ii) 6%

C. Reverse Repo rate (iii) 6.5%

D. Cash Reserve Ratio (iv) 24%

E. Statutory Liquidity Ratio (v) 6%


1. (i) (ii) (iii) (iv) (v)

2. (ii) (iii) (iv) (i) (i)

3. (iii) (iv) (v) (i) (ii)

4. (iv) (v) (iv) (ii) (i)

5. (v) (iii) (i) (ii) (iv)

48. Wenlock is a mascot of

1. FIFA World Cup 2014

2. London Olympics 2012

3. ICC World Cup 2015

4. Hockey World Cup 2012

5. None of these

49. KYC stands for

1. Know Your Customer

2. Know Your Cash

3. Know Your Credit

4. Know Your Credibility

5. None of these

50. The Monetary and Credit Policy is reviewed by RBI after a gap of

1. One month

2. Three months

3. Six months

4. One year

5. None of these