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As you need the Bank of Baroda PO Previous Year Question Paper, here I am providing you the Bank exam question paper. There are objective types of the questions available.

The gas predominantly responsible for global warning is
Carbon dioxide
Carbon Monoxide
Nitrous oxide
Nitrigen Peroxide

26th January is India’s
Independence day
Republic Day
Revolution Day
Parliament Day

Trade Ministers of Key WTO member countries including India held a meeting at Davos in Switzerland on January 29, 2011. Which of the following was the purpose of this meeting?
Nagotiations for free trade
Nagotiation to abolish restrictive Trade practice
Issues relating to agricultural subsidies
Ngotiation for Global trade deal
To include pakistan and Iraq as members

As per recent news paper reports, which one of the following countries has signed highest number of deals to get global project finance ?
Saudi Arabia

To which of the following States has the Asian Development Bank given a loan of $ 90 m for development of Power projects ?
Himachal Pradesh
West Bangal
Arunachal pradesh

In the opinion of the Governor of Reserve Bank of India, which one of the following is the reason owing to which India’s inflation is accelerating ?
Execess Liquidity in market
Speculation in essential goods
Higher Food cost
Commodities Future
None of these

Expand the term ALM as used in Banking / finance sector?
Asset Liability mismatch
Asset Liability Management
Asset Liability Maturity
Asset Liability Manpower
None of the above

Who among the following is the author of the book ‘Half a Life’ ?
Mark Tully
Deepak Chopra
Chethan Baghath
Ved mehta
V S Naipaul

Which of the following organizations has given a US $ 1.72 billion loan to India to build rods in rural areas ?
Asian Development Bank
International Monetary Fund
Bill Gates Foundation USA
World Bank
None of these

Who among the following has asked banks to adopt ‘six step’ approach to prevent diversion of funds by the companies?
Company Registrar
All of these

Which of the following countries has been invited to join BRIC?
South Africa

Who is Nicolas Sarkozy?
Franch Prime Minister
Franch President
Russian Prime Minister
Russian President

According to World Economic Forum , which one of the following risks is the greatest risk faced by the world in the year 2011?
Credit Risk
Country Risk
Counter pary Risk
Sovereign default Risk
None of these

Which one of the following decisions has been taken by Govt. in respect of MGNREGA?
The wages should be revised by the state Governments
The wages are to be rivised by the planning commission
The district Authorities who allot work can give different wages
The wages shall be linked to inflation
None of these

On which of the following subjects Pranab Sen Committee has submitted to recommendations to the Govt. of India ?
Food Security
Food Processing Industries
None of these

Expand the term CCEA as used in administrative circles
Cabinet committee of eExternal Affairs
Cabinet Committee of Economic Affair
Cabinet Council on External Affairs
Cabinet Council of Economic Affairs
none of these

What is the full form of LIBOR as used in financial / Banking sectors ?

Local indian Bank Offer
London -India Bureau of Regulaions
Liberal International Bank Official Rate
London Inter Bank Offered Rate
None of these

In which one of following States, Patratu Thermal Power Plant is proposed to be set up?
Madhya Pradesh
West Bangal

Who among the following is the ICC Cricketer of the year ?
Sachin Tendulkar
Kevin Peterson
M S Dhoni
Sanath Jayasurya
None of these

Who is Montek Singh Ahluwalia?
Chairman Planning and commission
Dy. chairman, Planning Commission
Commerce Secratary,GOI
Economic advisor to prime minister
None of these

Who amongst the following is the Prime Minister of Australia at present?
Julia Fillard
Kevin Rudd
Dilma Rousseff
Sebastian Vettel
None of these

Expand the term GSLV
Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle
Globel Satallite Launch Vehicle
Geosynchronous Station Launch Vehicle
Global Station Launch Vehicl
None of these

‘Goodbye Shahzadi’s is a book written by
None of these
Arun Ghandi
Janardhan Thakur
Ashok Mehta
Shyam Bhatia

Malayalam writer Akkithom Achutyan Nanbhodiri will be the recipient of which of the following awards ?

gnanpith Award
Pulitzer Prize
Best Asian Author
Kalidas Samman
Arjun Award

Which one of the following will set up core banking infrastructure for rural areas ?
None of these

Who is Robert Zoelick?
IMF chief
World Bank President
ADB President
None of these

Justice K.G Balakrishnan is holding the post of
Cheif Justice of india
Chairman Natioanl Human Rights commission
Cabinet Secretary,Govt.of india
Revenue secretary ,Govt.of India
None of these

In order to streamline the functioning of MFI sector the RBI had appointed a committee. The committee was headed by ——

Dr.Y V Reddy
Shri M V Nair
Shri Y H Malegam
Dr D Subbarao
Smt. Usha Thorat

What does the term NSDL stand for ?
National Securities Development Limited
Natioanl Securities Depository Limited
Natioanl Safety Development Limited
National Safety Development Limited
National Social and Developmental Liabilities

Basel III in banks is being planned to be implemented from which of the following years ?

As per the reports in various news papers, RBI has asked banks to make a plan to provide banking services to all villages having a population of 2000. This directive issued by the RBI will fall in which of the following categories ?
Plan for Financial Inclusion
Efforts to meet the target of priority sector lending
extension of a relief packages to the farmers
Extension of internal and branchless Banking
None of these

Which of the following is represented by the letter ‘ L ‘ in the abbreviation CAMELS as used in the financial sector ?
None of these

Many a times we read the word ‘ PPP ‘ in financial dailies / magazines. What is the full form of the same as used in financial world ? ( Repeated in Bank of Baroda Clerk Exam ( 1st sitting ) )
Purchasing power parity
Per capita potential Purchase
Public Per capita Power
Present Purchasing Power
Popular Public Preferences

The Commonwealth Games 2010 were held in Delhi from October 3 to 14, 2010. Who amongst the following picked up the Game’s first Gold Medal ?

Augustina Nwaokolo
Ravinder singh
Azhar Hussain
Carol Huynh
None of these

In which of the following cities was the recent meet of G – 20 Countries organised ?

As per recent news paper reports, which one of the following countries has ( among the given ) has the highest literacy rate ?
Sri lanka

Which one of the following has decided to give guarantee for infra loans ?
None of these

In which one of the following States is the uranium project proposed to be set up ?

Amongst 169 countries on Human Development Index which one of the following is India’s rank ?

Which one of the following has got RBI nod to issue prepaid cards to its clients ?
None of these

As per recent news paper reports, India’s public debt rises 2.8 per cent to Rs. 28 lakh crores. Which one of the following is the reason that has forced commercial banks to buy Government Securities ?
Lack of Credit growth
Increase in credit growth
Raising of repo rate
Raising of reverse repo rate
None of these

Which one of the following has proposed $ 11 billion infrastructure debt fund ?
Ministry of finance ,Government of india
Planning Commision

The expansion of TRAI is
Telecom Regulation and Inspection
Transport Regulatory Authority of India
Train Regulatory Athority of India
Telecom Regulatory Authority of India
Transfer Regulatory Authority of India

Who is the Chief Minister of Maharashtra at present ?
AShok Chavan
RR Patil
Vilasrao Deshmikh
Sushil Kumar Sinde
None of these

Who amongst the following is the recepient of ‘ Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2010′ ?
Javed Akhtar
Amithab Bachan
Hema Malini
None of these

Bank of Rajastan is now merged with which one of the following banks ?
None of these

As per GDP figures on calender year basis, according to World Bank, which one of the following economies will have highest GDP growth in the year 2011 ?

Which one of the following is the full form of the abbreviation ‘ IFRS ‘ as used in corporate / finance sector ?
Indian Financial Recouncilation standards
Interpretation and Formal Reporting System
International Financial Reporting Standards
International Financial Reporting System
None of these

As per the new guidelines issued by SEBI, companies are required to list shares within how many days of the closure of the Initial Public Offers ( IPOs ) ?
60 days
12 days
30 days
45 days
None of these

Eminent Author, Chandrasekhar Kambar has been chosen for Jnanpith Award for the year2010. In which one of the following languages does he write ? Awards & Honours covered in march issue

Which one of the following ranks has been conferred on M.S.Dhoni by the President Mrs. Pratibha Patil ?
Lt Colonel
Lt General
None of these

Expand the term ‘MAT’
Minimum Add – on Tax
Maximum Add – on Tax
Minimum Alternate Tax
Maximum Alternative Tax
None of these

Standard and Poor’s had reduced the credit rating of which one of the following countries a few months back ?

For which one of the following reasons Mohindar Amarnath had been in news recently ?
He had been included in selection panel of BCCI
He had been included in IPL Governing Board
He had been selected as coach for Indian Test Cricket Team
He had been appointed to the post of Advisor to Prime Minister on India’s Youth Policy
None of these

With the assistance of which one of the following countries Kundankulam Automic Power Project is being set up ?
None of these

Children’s day is observed on which one of the following dates ?
July 15
November 14
April 5
September 14
August 25

Government of India has made a special agreement with USA to develop which of the following modes of power generation in India ?
Hydro Power
Thermal Power
Wind Power
Nuclear Power
Tidal Power

Who is the Prime Minister of Bangladesh at present ?
Hamid Kharzai
Sheikh Haseena Wajed
Abdul Hameed
Zillur Rahman
None of these

Hillary Clinton who was on a visit to India a few months back is the US Secretary of ——- ( Repeated in Uttaranchal Grain Bank Clerk Exam, SBI Clerical Staff Recruit Exam )
Foreign Trade
Political Affairs
None of these

Which of the following schemes is launched by the Government of India to provide good health care services in rural areas ?
Kutir Jyoti
Bharat Nirman
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Here is the list of few questions of Bank of Baroda General Socio Economic & Banking Awareness Question Paper which you are looking for .

1. RBI’s open market operation transactions are carried out with a view to regulate—
(A) Liquidity in the economy
(B) Prices of essential commodities
(C) Inflation
(D) Borrowing power of the banks
(E) All the above

2. When more than one banks are allowing credit facilities to one party in coordination with each other
under a formal arrangement, the arrangement is generally known as—
(A) Participation
(B) Consortium
(C) Syndication
(D) Multiple banking
(E) None of these

3. Open market operations, one of the measures taken by RBI in order to control credit expansion in the
economy means —
(A) Sale or purchase of Govt. securities
(B) Issuance of different types of bonds
(C) Auction of gold
(D) To make available direct finance to borrowers
(E) None of these

4. The bank rate means—
(A) Rate of interest charged by commercial banks from borrowers
(B) Rate of interest at which commercial banks discounted bills of their borrowers
(C) Rate of interest allowed by commercial banks on their deposits
(D) Rate at which RBI purchases or rediscounts bills of exchange of commercial banks
(E) None of these

5. What is an Indian Depository Receipt ?
(A) A deposit account with a Public Sector Bank
(B) A depository account with any of Depositories in India
(C) An instrument in the form of depository receipt created by an Indian depository against underlying
equity shares of the issuing company
(D) An instrument in the form of deposit receipt issued by Indian depositories
(E) None of these

6. An instrument that derives its value from a specified underlying (currency, gold, stocks etc.) is
known as—
(A) Derivative
(B) Securitisation Receipts
(C) Hedge Fund
(D) Factoring
(E) Venture Capital Funding

7. Fiscal deficit is—
(A) total income less Govt. borrowing
(B) total payments less total receipts
(C) total payments less capital receipts
(D) total expenditure less total receipts excluding borrowing
(E) None of these

8. In the Capital Market, the term arbitrage is used with reference to—
(A) purchase of securities to cover the sale
(B) sale of securities to reduce the loss on purchase
(C) simultaneous purchase and sale of securities to make profits from price
(D) variation in different markets
(E) Any of the above

9. Reverse repo means—
(A) Injecting liquidity by the Central Bank of a country through purchase of Govt. securities
(B) Absorption of liquidity from the market by sale of Govt. securities
(C) Balancing liquidity with a view to enhancing economic growth rate
(D) Improving the position of availability of the securities in the market
(E) Any of the above

10. The stance of RBI monetary policy is—
(A) inflation control with adequate liquidity for growth
(B) improving credit quality of the Banks
(C) strengthening credit delivery mechanism
(D) supporting investment demand in the economy
(E) Any of the above

11. Currency Swap is an instrument to manage—
(A) Currency risk
(B) interest rate risk
(C) currency and interest rate risk
(D) cash flows in different currencies
(E) All of the above

12. ‘Sub-prime’ refers to—
(A) lending done by banks at rates below PLR
(B) funds raised by the banks at sub-Libor rates
(C) Group of banks which are not rated as prime banks as per Banker’s Almanac
(D) lending done by financing institutions including banks to customers not meeting with normally
required credit appraisal standards
(E) All of the above

13. Euro Bond is an instrument—
(A) issued in the European market
(B) issued in Euro Currency
(C) issued in a country other than the country of the currency of the Bond
(D) All of the above
(E) None of these

14. Money Laundering normally involves—
(A) placement of funds
(B) layering of funds
(C) integration of funds
(D) All of (A), (B) and (C)
(E) None of (A), (B) and (C)

15. The IMF and the World Bank were conceived as institutions to—
(A) strengthen international economic co-operation and to help create a more stable and prosperous
global economy
(B) IMF promotes international monetary cooperation
(C) The World Bank promotes long term economic development and poverty reduction
(D) All of (A), (B) and (C)
(E) None of (A), (B) and (C)

16. Capital Market Regulator is—

17. In the term BRIC, R stands for—
(A) Romania
(B) Rajithan
(C) Russia
(D) Regulation
(E) None of these

18. FDI refers to—
(A) Fixed Deposit Interest
(B) Fixed Deposit Investment
(C) Foreign Direct Investment
(D) Future Derivative Investment
(E) None of these

19. What is Call Money ?
(A) Money borrowed or lent for a day or over night
(B) Money borrowed for more than one day but upto 3 days
(C) Money borrowed for more than one day but upto 7 days
(D) Money borrowed for more than one day but upto 14 days
(E) None of these

20. Which is the first Indian company to be listed in NASDAQ ?
(A) Reliance
(D) Infosys
(E) None of these
21. Which of the following is the Regulator of the credit rating agencies in India ?
(E) None of these

22. Who is Brand Endorsing Personality of Bank of Baroda ?
(A) Juhi Chawla
(B) Kiran Bedi
(C) Amitabh Bachchan
(D) Kapil Dev
(E) None of these

23. The branding line of Bank of Baroda is—
(A) International Bank of India
(B) India’s International Bank
(C) India’s Multinational Bank
(D) World’s local Bank
(E) None of these

24. The logo of Bank of Baroda is known as—
(A) Sun of Bank of Baroda
(B) Baroda Sun
(C) Bank of Baroda’s Rays
(D) Sunlight of Bank of Baroda
(E) None of these

25. Which of the following statements(s) is/are True about the exports of China which is a close
competitor of India ?
(i) China’s economic success is basically on the fact that it exports cheaper goods to rich nations like
the USA, etc.
(ii) In the year 2007 China’s exports became almost 40% of its GDP.
(iii) When compared to India China’s share in the World Exports is more than 30% whereas India’s
share is mere 6% of the global exports.
(A) Only (i)
(B) Only (ii)
(C) Both (i) and (ii)
(D) All (i), (ii) and (iii)
(E) None of these

26. One of the major challenges banking industry is facing these days is money laundering. Which of
the following acts/norms are launched by the banks to prevent money laundering in general ?
(A) Know Your Customer Norms
(B) Banking Regulation Act
(C) Negotiable Instrument Act
(D) Narcotics and Psychotropic Substance Act
(E) None of these

27. Lot of Banks in India these days are offering M-Banking Facility to their customers. What is the
full form of ‘M’ in ‘M-Banking’ ?
(A) Money
(B) Marginal
(C) Message
(D) Mutual Fund
(E) Mobile Phone

28. Which of the following is/are true about the ‘Sub-Prime Crisis’ ? (The term was very much in news
(i) It is a mortgage crisis referring to credit default by the borrowers.
(ii) Sub-Prime borrowers were those borrowers who were rated low and were high risk borrowers.
(iii) This crisis originated because of negligence in credit rating of the borrowers.
(A) Only (i)
(B) Only (ii)
(C) Only (iii)
(D) All (i), (ii) and (iii)
(E) None of these

29. Which of the following is not the part of the structure of the Financial System in India ?
(A) Industrial Finance
(B) Agricultural Finance
(C) Government Finance
(D) Development Finance
(E) Personal Finance
30. Which of the following is not the part of the scheduled banking structure in India ?
(A) Money Lenders
(B) Public Sector Banks
(C) Private Sector Banks
(D) Regional Rural Banks
(E) State Co-operative Banks

31. As we all know Govt. of India collects tax revenue on various activities in the country. Which of the
following is a part of the tax revenue of the Govt. ?
(i) Tax on Income
(ii) Tax on Expenditure
(iii) Tax on Property or Capital Asset
(iv) Tax on Goods and Services
(A) Both (i) and (iii) only
(B) Both (ii) and (iv) only
(C) All (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)
(D) Only (ii), (iii) and (iv)
(E) None of these

32. We very frequently read about Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in newspapers. These SEZs were
established with which of the following objectives ?
(i) To attract foreign investment directly.
(ii) To protect domestic market from direct competition from multinationals.
(iii) To provide more capital to agricultural and allied activities.
(A) Only (i)
(B) Only (ii)
(C) Only (iii)
(D) All (i), (ii) and (iii)
(E) None of these

33. Which of the following groups of countries has almost 50% share in global emission of carbon
every year ?
(A) US, China, India, South Africa
(B) India, China, Russia, Britain
(C) South Africa, Nepal, Myanmar
(D) US, Russia, China & India
(E) None of these

34. Which of the following correctly describes the concept of ‘Nuclear Bank’ floated by International
Atomic Energy Agency ?
(i) It is a nuclear fuel bank to be shared by all the nations jointly.
(ii) It is a facility to help nations in enrichment of uranium.
(iii) It is an agency which will keep a close vigil on the nuclear programme of all the nations.
(A) Only (i)
(B) Only (ii)
(C) Both (i) and (iii) only
(D) Only (iii)
(E) Both (i) and (ii) only

35. Many times we read about Future Trading in newspapers. What is ‘Future Trading’ ?
(i) It is nothing but a trade between any two stock exchanges wherein it is decided to purchase the
stocks of each other on a fixed price throughout the year.
(ii) It is an agreement between two parties to buy or sell an underlying asset in the future at a
predetermined price.
(iii) It is an agreement between stock exchanges that they will not trade the stocks of each other under
any circumstances in future or for a given period of time.
(A) Only (i)
(B) Only (ii)
(C) Only (iii)
(D) All (i), (ii) and (iii)
(E) None of these

36. Inflation in India is measured on which of the following indexes/indicators ?
(A) Cost of Living Index (COLI)
(B) Consumer Price Index (CPI)
(C) Gross Domestic Product
(D) Wholesale Price Index (WPI)
(E) None of these

37. As per the reports published in the newspapers a section of society staged a demonstration at the
venue of the G-8 Summit recently. What was/were the issues towards which these demonstrators were
trying to draw the attention of G-8 leaders ?
(i) Food shortage which has taken 50 million people in its grip.
(ii) Inflation which has gone up substantially across the Globe.
(iii) USA’s consistent presence in Iraq.
(A) Only (i)
(B) Only (ii)
(C) Only (iii)
(D) Both (i) and (ii) only
(E) None of these

38. Hillary Clinton formally suspended her campaign to ensure election of who amongst the following
for the next President of USA ?
(A) George Bush
(B) Barack Obama
(C) John McCain
(D) Bill Clinton
(E) None of these

39. Hugo Chavez whose name was recently in news is the—
(A) President of Congo
(B) Prime Minister of Uganda
(C) President of Venezuela
(D) Prime Minister of Brazil
(E) None of these

40. The Govt. of India has raised the amount of the Loan Waiver to the farmers by 20%. Now the
amount is nearly—
(A) Rs. 60,000 crore
(B) Rs. 65,000 crore
(C) Rs. 72,000 crore
(D) Rs. 76,000 crore
(E) Rs. 80,000 crore

41. Delimitation Commission has made a recommendation that next Census should be Panchayat-wise.
When is the next Census due ?
(A) 2010
(B) 2011
(C) 2012
(D) 2013
(E) 2015

42. The World Health Organisation has urged that advertisements of which of the following should be
banned to protect youth from bad effects of the same ?
(A) Tobacco
(B) Alcoholic drinks
(C) Junk Food
(D) Soft drinks with chemical preservatives
(E) None of these

43. Which of the following countries has allocated a huge amount of US $ 10 billion to provide relief to
its earthquake victims ?
(A) Japan
(B) South Korea
(C) China
(D) South Africa
(E) None of these
44. India and Nepal have many agreements on sharing of the water of various rivers. Which of the
following rivers is not covered under these agreements ?
(A) Kosi
(B) Gandak
(C) Ganga
(D) Mahakali
(E) All these rivers are covered

45. Which of the following names is not closely associated with space programme of India or any other
country ?
(B) NLS – 5
(C) RUBIN – 8

46. Vijay Hazare Trophy is associated with the game of—
(A) Hockey
(B) Cricket
(C) Badminton
(D) Football
(E) Golf

47. Which of the following was the theme of the Olympic Torch ?
(A) Journey of Harmony
(B) Green World Clean World
(C) Journey of Peace
(D) Journey for Hunger-free World
(E) None of these

48. Which of the following schemes is not a social development Scheme ?
(A) Indira Awas Yojana
(B) Mid Day Meal
(C) Bharat Nirman Yojana
(D) Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
(E) All are social schemes

49. Which of the following is not a member of the ASEAN ?
(A) Malaysia
(B) Indonesia
(C) Vietnam
(D) Britain
(E) Singapore

50. Which of the following Awards are given for excellence in the field of Sports ?
(A) Kalinga Prize
(B) Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award
(C) Arjun Award
(D) Pulitzer Prize
(E) None of these

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