GENERAL AWARENESS QUESTIONS SET 3

This set contains questions of General Awareness that can be asked in exams like IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, RRB, SSC etc. General Awareness section is contained in every competitive exam whether it is Banking exam or SSC.

1.Which of the following is a voluntary force raised to assist the police in controlling civil disturbances and communal riots?
A. Rapid Action Force
B. Central Industrial Security Force
C. National Security Guard
D. Central Reserve Police Force
E. Home Guards

2.Which of the following is the national flower of India?
A. Rose
B. Jasmine
C. Lily
D. Lotus
E. Tulip

3.Which of the following is NOT the name of a space shuttle?
A. Enterprise
B. Columbia
C. Iris
D. Discovery
E. Challenger

4.Which of the following is effectively a tax on the carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels?
A. Fuel Surcharge
B. Carbon Surcharge
C. Carbon tax
D. Hazardous emissions tax
E. Fuel Tax

5.The term ‘ATM’ stands for
A. Alternate to Money
B. Automated Transaction Machine
C. Automated Teller Mechanism
D. Automatic Teller Mode
E. Automated Teller Machine

6.Which of the following is a measure of the impact of our activities on the environment and in particular climate change?
A. Carbon Trajectory
B. Carbon Trail
C. Carbon Track
D. Carbon Footprint
E. Carbon Imprint

7.Which of the following is a statutory quasi-judicial authority mandated by theParliament to preserve the freedom of press and maintain and improve the standard of newspapers?
A. Press Trust of India
B. Press Information Bureau
C. United News of India
D. NAM News Network
E. Press Council of India

8.Which of the following is not a food crop ?
A. Wheat
B. Barley
C. Maize
D. Gram
E. Cotton

9.Union Budget always presented first in –
A. The Loksabha
B. The Rajyasabha
C. Joint session of Parliament
D. Meeting of the Union cabinet
E. The State Assemblies

10.Oscar Awards are given for the excellence in the field of –
A. films
B. Literature
C. Sports
D. Politics
E. Status

11.Which of the following is not a food crop ?
A. Wheat
B. Barley
C. Maize
D. Gram
E. Cotton

12.Many times we read in newspapers about the GM Crops.What is the full form of GM ?
A. Genetically Marketed
B. Genetically Modified
C. Green & Moisturious
D. Globally Marketed
E. None of these

13.The head office of the State Bank Of India is located in –
A. Kolkata
B. New Delhi
C. Mumbai
D. Ahmedabad
E. None of these

14.Which of the following is NOT the name of the sensitive index of any global stock exchange ?
A. Nasdaq
B. Nikkei
C. Kospi
D. Dow
E. Combix

15.Many times we read the term ‘ECB’in financial newspapers.What is the full form of ‘ECB’?
(A) Essential Commercial Borrowing
(B) Essential Credit & Borrowing
(C) External Credit & Business
(D) External Commercial Borrowing
(E) None Of These

16.Which of the following is NOT a part of India’s Money Market ?
(A) Bill Markets
(B) Call Money Market
(C) Banks
(D) Mutual Funds
(E) Indian Gold Council

17.Which of the following is NOT a fertilizer product ?
(A) Urea
(B) Murate of Potash
(C) Di Amonium Phosphate
(D) Calcium Carbonate
(E) All are fertilizers

18.Which of the following services is NOT provided by the post offices in India ?
(A) Savings Bank Scheme
(B) Retailing of Mutual Funds
(C) Sale of stamp Papers (Judicial)
(D) Issuance of Demand Drafts
(E) Life Insurance cover

19.World Ozone day is observed on ……….
(A) 16th September
(B) 16th October
(C) 16th November
(D) 26th September
(E) 26th October

20.Which of the following is NOT a Govt. Sponsored organization ?
(A) Small Industries Development Bank of India
(B) NABARD
(C) National Housing Bank
(D) ICICI Bank
(E) All are Govt. sponsored