Friday, August 22, 2008

Union Bank of India Asst Manager -Marketing and PO possible questions-- General awareness questions

Here's collection of General awareness questions for recently conducted bank PO exams. The previous questions will help you in getting high marks Asst Manager -Marketing and PO posts.
Asst Manager -Marketing which has the highest number of vacancies will have a question pattern same as of other PO tests.

01. Baichung Bhutia whose name was in news is a
(A) Music Director of Indian films
(B) English author of Indian origin
(C) Journalist
(D) Cricketer
(E) Sports Personality
02 ‘Richter Scale’ is used to measure
(A) Intensity of Tsunami Waves
(B) Intensity of Earthquake
(C) Density of salt in Sea water
(D) Flow of electric current
(E) speed
3. Which of the following best explains ‘e-governance’?
(A) Improving the functioning of government
(B) Teaching government emp-loyees the basics of computing
(C) Delivery of public services through internet
(D) Framing of cyber-laws of chatting on internet
(E) Convergence of e-mail and video-conferencing
4. CAS is associated with which of the following ?
(A) Legal System Reforms
(B) Piped gas line
(C) Cable T.V.
(D) Mobile phone regulation
(E) None of these
5. Tata Steel which recently acquired the Corus, a steel giant situated in—
(A) South Africa
(B) Ukraine
(C) Australia
(D) Italy
(E) Britain
6. Which of the following is the abbreviated name of the Organi-zation/Agency working in the field of Space Research ?
(E) None of these
7. ‘Handshaking’ in Networking parlance means—
(A) connecting computers to a hub
(B) distributed Networks
(C) having same operating system on different computers
(D) sending e-mail
(E) None of these
8. VAT stands for—
(A) Value And Tax
(B) Value Added Tax
(C) Virtual Action Tasks
(D) Virtual Assessment Tech-nique
(E) None of these
9. Alzheimer’sdiseaseistheailment of which of the following organs /parts of the human body ?
(A) Kidney (B) Heart
(C) Liver (D) Stomach
(E) Brain
10. Global warming is a matter of concern amongst the nations these days. Which of the follo-wing countries is the largest emitter of greenhouse gases in the World ?
(A) U.S.A. (B) China
(C) India (D) Britain
(E) None of these
11. What is the population of India ?
(A) 98 crores
(B) More than 2 billion
(C) More than 1 billion
(D) Less than 96 crores
(E) 96 crores
12. Thermostat is an instrument used to—
(A) measure flow of current
(B) measure intensity of voltage
(C) regulate temperature
(D) regulate velocity of sound
(E) None of these
13. Wimbledon Trophy is associated with—
(A) Football (B) Cricket
(C) Hockey (D) Basketball
(E) Lawn Tennis
14. GNP stands for—
(A) Gross National Product
(B) Group Net Product
(C) Grand Nuclear Process
(D) Group Networking Process
(E) None of these
15. ‘Acoustics’ is the science of the study of—
(A) Light (B) Sound
(C) Electricity (D) Magnetism
(E) None of these
16. Noise pollution is measured in the unit called—
(A) micron
(B) nautical miles
(C) ohms
(D) ampere
(E) decibel
17. ‘Heavy Water’ is used in which of the following types of indus-tries ?
(A) Sugar
(B) Nuclear Power
(C) Textile
(D) Coal
(E) None of these
18. Who amongst the following is the author of the book ‘Indomi-table Spirit’?
(A) Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
(B) Dr. Manmohan Singh
(C) Justice K. G. Balakrishna
(D) Mr. Natwar Singh
(E) None of these
19. Which of the following is not the name of popular IT/Software Company ?
(A) Wipro (B) Mastek
(C) Toyota (D) IBM
(E) Infosys
20. ‘Yen’ is the currency of—
(A) South Korea
(B) China
(C) Indonesia
(D) Malaysia
(E) None of these
21. Which of the following books has been written by Bill Gates ?
(A) Microsoft Secrets
(B) The Road Ahead
(C) The Elephant Paradigm
(D) e-commerce
(E) None of these
22. Which of the following is the name of the social network service run by the Google on the internet ?
(A) Online Space
(B) Orkut
(C) Net-Space
(D) Wikipedia
(E) None of these
23. Which of the following states is a relatively new addition ?
(A) Goa
(B) Delhi
(C) Uttarakhand
(D) Himachal Pradesh
(E) Bihar
24. DOT stands for—
(A) Disc Operating Therapy
(B) Department of Telephones
(C) Directorate of Technology
(D) Damage on Time
(E) None of these
25. Which of the following States/ parts of India is completely land locked having no contact with sea ?
(A) Karnataka
(B) Orissa
(C) Maharashtra
(D) North-East
(E) None of these
26. TRAI regulates the functioning of which of the following servi-ces ?
(A) Telecom (B) Trade
(C) Port (D) Transport
(E) None of these
27. At present for the ATMs in India, the most commonly used net-work communication mode is—
(A) Very Small Aperture Termi-nal (VSAT)
(B) General Packet Radio Ser-vice (GPRS)
(C) Code Division Multiple Access (CDMA)
(D) Dial-in Connection
(E) None of these
28. Which of the following is not a foreign bank operating in India ?
(A) DBS Bank Ltd.
(B) Sonali Bank
(C) J. P. Morgan Chase Bank
(D) Shinhan Bank
(E) All are Foreign Banks
29. Who is the author of the book ‘Future Shock’ ?
(A) Alvin Toffler
(B) Tom Peters
(C) Napoleon Hill
(D) Kenneth Blanchard
(E) None of these
30. Apex fares are—
(A) more than the normal fare
(B) less than the normal fare
(C) offered only to corporate clients
(D) applicable to late night flights only
(E) applicable to international flights only
31. Who amongst the following is the Director of the film ‘Water’ which was in news ?
(A) Vidhu Vinod Chopra
(B) Mrinal Sen
(C) Gulzar
(D) Mahesh Bhatt
(E) None of these
32. The 10th plan period is upto which year
(A) 2007 (B) 2008
(C) 2009 (D) 2010
(E) None of these
33. OPEC is a group of countries which are—
(A) exporting oil
(B) producting cotton
(C) rich and developed
(D) developing and poor
(E) nuclear powers
34. Intel Company mainly produces—
(A) Hard disks
(B) VCDs
(C) Monitors
(D) Software
(E) None of these
35. Who amongst the following is the M.D./Chairman of one of the major Steel Companies ?
(A) Shri L. N. Mittal
(B) Shri K. K. Birla
(C) Shri Kushalpal singh
(D) Shri Mukesh Ambani
(E) Shri Anil Agarwal
36. Which of the following Software Companies recently launched its education portal ‘Unlimited Potential’ in India ?
(A) Microsoft (B) Infosys
(C) Wipro (D) TCS
(E) None of these
37. Polly Umrigar who died was a well known—
(A) Cricketer
(B) Tennis Player
(C) Golfer
(D) Chess Player
(E) Hockey Player
38. In India Census is conducted after a gap of every—
(A) Five years
(B) Seven years
(C) Twenty years
(D) Ten years
(E) Fifteen years
39. Prof. Muhammad Yunus the recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize 2006 is the exponent of which of the following concepts in the field of banking ?
(A) Core Banking
(B) Micro Credit
(C) Retail Banking
(D) Real Time Gross Settlement
(E) Internet Banking
40. Who amongst the following was India’s official candidate for the post of UNO’s Secretary Gene- ral ?
(A) Mr. Shyam Saran
(B) Dr. C. Rangarajan
(C) Mr. Shashi Tharoor
(D) Mr. Vijay Nambiar
(E) None of these
41. Mr. Gordon Brown is the the Prime Minister of—
(A) Italy
(B) Canada
(C) Germany
(D) South Africa
(E) Britain

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