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The questions of Socio Economic, General and Banking Awareness are as follows:

Socio-Economic & Banking Awareness Questions:

1. Under Microfinance, SHG stands for—
(A) Self High Group (B) Self Help Group
(C) Saving High Group (D) Self Help Goods

2. What is the target of the Government of India for the year 2012-13 to the agriculture sector ?
(A) Rs. 575000 crore (B) Rs. 4050000 crore
(C) Rs. 18500 crore (D) Rs. 16390 crore

3. The government has put a target of disbursing Rs. 575000 crore institutional credit to agriculture sector during—
(A) 2012-13 (B) 2013-14
(C) 2014-15 (D) 2016-17

4. The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill 2004 was introduced for—
(A) Privatisation of Bank
(B) Credit Control
(C) For removing 10% cup on voting rights and also encouraging foreign banks to set up subsidiaries and attract foreign investment
(D) Bank Rate

5. India Millennium Deposit (IMD) scheme was launched by the—
(A) SBI (B) RBI
(C) UTI (D) UBI

6. RBI announced its Monetary & credit policy 2012-13 on—
(A) January 1, 2012 (B) March 17, 2012
(C) April 17, 2012 (D) May 4, 2012

7. What is the base year of newly introduced Consumer Price Index (CPI) ?
(A) 2004-05 (B) 2010
(C) 2011 (D) 2012

8. Planning Commission has lowered the poverty line from `32 per day to—
(A) `28 (B) `29
(C) `30 (D) `31

9. In Monetary and Credit Policy 2012-13, Cash Reserve ratio kept—
(A) At 7% (B) At 8%
(C) At 4•75% (D) At 9%

10. In RBI's Monetary and Credit Policy 2012-13 (Announced on April 17, 2012)—
(A) GDP growth projection maintained at 10%
(B) Credit growth projection for 2012-13 cut to 8%.
(C) Money supply growth target reduced to 10%
(D) Repo rate reduced from 8•5% to 8•0%

11. SLR refers to—
(A) That portion of total deposit of a commercial bank which it has to keep with itself in the form of case reserves
(B) Interest Rate
(C) Bank Rate
(D) Repo Rate

12. When RBI reduced SLR from 25% to 24% ?
(A) December 16, 2010 (B) July 1, 2011
(C) July 16, 2011 (D) October 1, 2011

13. Which is more closed to Base Rate of the Banks?
(A) Repo Rate (B) Reverse Repo Rate
(C) PLR (D) CRR

14. What is Bank Rate (As on April 17, 2012) ?
(A) 9•0% (B) 7 %
(C) 8% (D) 6%

15. On April 17, 2012 Repo Rate fixed at—
(A) 8•75% (B) 8•25%
(C) 8•0% (D) 8•50%

16. Which is not correct ?
(A) Bank Rate : 9•0 % (B) Reverse Repo Rate : 7•0 %
(C) Repo Rate : 8•0 % (D) SLR : 40%

17. At present how many commercial banks in Public Sector are working in the country ?
(A) 27 (B) 30
(C) 35 (D) 18

18. Which bank is the largest Public Sector bank in the country ?
(A) Union Bank of India (B) HDFC
(C) RBI (D) SBI

19. Which is the largest Private Sector Bank in the country ?
(A) HDFC Bank (B) ICICI Bank
(C) Kotak Mahindra Bank (D) AXIS Bank

20. On June 30, 2011 how many branches of SBI and Group were working in the country ?
(A) 17976 (B) 18200
(C) 67300 (D) 62650


Socio-Economic General Awareness:

1. The first airline to start space tourism in the world is – Virgin Atlantic

2. The first IT company to cross the US $ 100 Billion mark in the world is – HP (Hewlett Packard)

3. World’s largest Silver ETF is? I-Share Silver Trust

4. What is ETF? – Exchange Traded Fund

5. Which country has recently started ‘Social Impact Bond’ – Britain

6. NFO of which ETF has created the record for attracting largest amount of deposits – UTI Sundar

7. What is India Pay? – A Payment Processing System

8. What is NFO? – New Fund Offer

9. What is DTC? – Direct Tax Code

10. When the DTC would be implemented all over the country? – from 1st April 2011

11. Which is the largest credit card issuer in India (as on 1st August 2010)? – ICICI Bank

12. With what is the word jingle mail is generally associated? – ‘Banned Mail’

13. Which scheme/system is expected to be the biggest beneficiary of the DTC? – New Pension Scheme

14. World’s first micro-finance bank was – Banko Compartmasse

15. Which Indian company launched India’s first online ULIP? – Bajaj Allianz

16. What is ULIP? – Unit Linked Insurance Plan

17. Exchangeable Bonds could be exchanged with – Share of another company

18. According to latest listings of Fortune 500, which is US’ largest corporate? – Wal Mart

19. ‘Whitewash’ system, which was recently in the news, is associated with – Takeover Code

20. India’s first bank to engage in retailing of physical silver is – HDFC Bank

21. Which is the only commercial bank in India that levies ‘non-usage’ levies on its credit card? – Standard Chartered

22. Golden Moore is associated with discovering which phenomena? – Increase in Computing Speed

23. Compounding period in India’s Post Offices’ Recurring Deposit account is – compounding every 3 months

24. After how much time can a depositor of India’s Post Offices’ Recurring Deposit account can close his account? – after 1 Year

25. India’s largest credit rating agency is – CRISIL

26. Haridas Mundra, famous for securities scam in 1950s, channeled money of which public sector undertaking into stock market? – LIC

27. Who are the regulatory authorities for currency derivatives in India? – RBI and SEBI

28. Who is the regulator if India’s insurance industry? – IRDA

29. IRDA stands for – Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority

30. Who is the regulator of India’s telecom industry? – TRAI

31. TRAI stands for- Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

32. P/E Ratio stands for – Profit Earning Ratio

33. Which ETF is not existent in any market of the world? – Diamond ETF

34. World largest IPO was successfully done by which company? – PetroBas

35. India’s largest IPO was successfully done by – Coal India

36. IPO stands for – Initial Public Offer

37. In Economics Malthus’ theory is related with – Increase in Population

38. As on 30th September, which was India’s smallest mutual fund (based on manageable fund value)? – Shinshei

39. Which leading private sector bank has recently disclosed its plan to invest heavily in the education sector of the country? – HDFC Bank

40. Axis Bank was instituted by which mutual fund group? – UTI

41. Which bank acquired ENAM group’s Investment Banking and Institutional Broking division – Axis Bank

42. A new sedan by the name of ETIOS was launched by which automaker in India? – Toyota

43. Toyota is in joint venture with which Indian company of India? – Kirloskar
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You need Socio Economic, General and Banking Awareness Questions, here I am giving:

1. The first airline to start space tourism in the world is – Virgin Atlantic

2. The first IT company to cross the US $ 100 Billion mark in the world is – HP (Hewlett Packard)

3. World’s largest Silver ETF is? I-Share Silver Trust

4. What is ETF? – Exchange Traded Fund

5. Which country has recently started ‘Social Impact Bond’ – Britain

6. NFO of which ETF has created the record for attracting largest amount of deposits – UTI Sundar

7. What is India Pay? – A Payment Processing System

8. What is NFO? – New Fund Offer

9. What is DTC? – Direct Tax Code

10. When the DTC would be implemented all over the country? – from 1st April 2011

11. Which is the largest credit card issuer in India (as on 1st August 2010)? – ICICI Bank

12. With what is the word jingle mail is generally associated? – ‘Banned Mail’

13. Which scheme/system is expected to be the biggest beneficiary of the DTC? – New Pension Scheme

14. World’s first micro-finance bank was – Banko Compartmasse

15. Which Indian company launched India’s first online ULIP? – Bajaj Allianz

16. What is ULIP? – Unit Linked Insurance Plan

17. Exchangeable Bonds could be exchanged with – Share of another company

18. According to latest listings of Fortune 500, which is US’ largest corporate? – Wal Mart

19. ‘Whitewash’ system, which was recently in the news, is associated with – Takeover Code

20. India’s first bank to engage in retailing of physical silver is – HDFC Bank

21. Which is the only commercial bank in India that levies ‘non-usage’ levies on its credit card? – Standard Chartered

22. Golden Moore is associated with discovering which phenomena? – Increase in Computing Speed

23. Compounding period in India’s Post Offices’ Recurring Deposit account is – compounding every 3 months

24. After how much time can a depositor of India’s Post Offices’ Recurring Deposit account can close his account? – after 1 Year

25. India’s largest credit rating agency is – CRISIL

26. Haridas Mundra, famous for securities scam in 1950s, channeled money of which public sector undertaking into stock market? – LIC

27. Who are the regulatory authorities for currency derivatives in India? – RBI and SEBI

28. Who is the regulator if India’s insurance industry? – IRDA

29. IRDA stands for – Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority

30. Who is the regulator of India’s telecom industry? – TRAI

31. TRAI stands for- Telecom Regulatory Authority of India

32. P/E Ratio stands for – Profit Earning Ratio

33. Which ETF is not existent in any market of the world? – Diamond ETF

34. World largest IPO was successfully done by which company? – PetroBas

35. India’s largest IPO was successfully done by – Coal India

36. IPO stands for – Initial Public Offer

37. In Economics Malthus’ theory is related with – Increase in Population

38. As on 30th September, which was India’s smallest mutual fund (based on manageable fund value)? – Shinshei

39. Which leading private sector bank has recently disclosed its plan to invest heavily in the education sector of the country? – HDFC Bank

40. Axis Bank was instituted by which mutual fund group? – UTI

41. Which bank acquired ENAM group’s Investment Banking and Institutional Broking division – Axis Bank

42. A new sedan by the name of ETIOS was launched by which automaker in India? – Toyota

43. Toyota is in joint venture with which Indian company of India? – Kirloskar
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