General Awareness Questions and Answers for Bank Clerk Exams

General Knowledge Questions with Answers

1. The book ‘Trutb, Love and A Little Malice’ written by–
(A) Tarun Tejpal (B) Vikram Seth
(C) Khushwaut Singh (D) Nirad C. Chaudhuri
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2. In which of the following years was General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) absorbed into the World Trade Organisation (WTO) ?
(A) 1991 (B) 1995
(C) 2000 (D) 2005
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3. WLL stands for–
(A) Walking Land Line (B) Walking Loop Line
(C) Wireless Land Line (D) Wireless in Local Loop
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4. Who received the Wisden Award for the ‘Indian Cricketer of the 20th Century?
(A) Sachin Tendulkar (B) Kapil Dev
(C) Sunil Gavaskar (D) Anil Kumble
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5. The Ad Line ‘Connecting People’ is linked with–
(A) Sony Ericsson (B) Nokia
(C) Motorola (D) Airtel
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6. Which of the following is not included in the private income arising in a country?
(A) Factor income from net domestic product (B) Net factor income from abroad
(C) Current transfers from Government (D) Current payments on foreign loans
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7. The term ‘Isoneph’ indicates the lines of equal–
(A) Cloudiness (B) Salinity
(C) Rainfall (D) Pressure
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8. The soils which originate under tall-grass prairie vegetation are called–
(A) Black soils (B) Chestnut soils
(C) Chernozem soils (D) Terra rosa soils
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9. Which one of the following is the highest gravity dam in the world ?
(A) Beas Dam (B) Nangal Dam
(C) Bhakra Dam (D) Hirakud Dam
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10. Which is the world’s largest desert?
(A) Sahara (B) Gobi
(C) Thar (D) Takala Makan
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11. Sunita Williams has set the record for the maximum number of space-walks by a woman astronaut recently. The exact number of the walks is–
(A) 5 (B) 4
(C) 7 (D) 6
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12. Who among the following Indian economists has recently been appointed as the Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank ?
(A) B. B. Bhattacharya (B) Jagdish Bhagwati
(C) Raghuram Rajan (D) Kaushik Basu
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13. When water is heated from 0°C to 10°C, the volume of water–
(A) decreases steadily (B) increases steadily
(C) first increases then decreases (D) first decreases then increases
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14. From which of the following endocrine glands is GTH secreted ?
(A) Adrenal gland (B) Islets of Langerhans in pancreas
(C) Pituitary gland (D) Thyroid gland
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15. Who among the following is the founder of World-Economic Forum?
(A) Klaus Schwab (B) John Kenneth Galbraith
(C) Robert Zoellick (D) Paul Krugman
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16. Tritium is composed of–
(A) One proton, two electrons and one neutron (B) Two protons and one electron
(C) One proton, one electron and one neutron (D) One proton, one electron and two neutrons
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17. Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research, Kalpakkam is located in–
(A) Karnataka (B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Andhra Pradesh (D) Kerala
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18. Which of the following is a non-metal ?
(A) Gallium (B) Indium
(C) Boron (D) Aluminium
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19. Which of the following is a polymer?
(A) Vinyl chloride (B) Urea
(C) Starch (D) Styrene
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20. Which of the following statements about the physical properties of non-metals is not correct ?
(A) They are not ductile (B) Most of these have high melting and boiling points
(C) They do not conduct electricity (D) They are not malleable
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21. An official estimate released in August 2013 revealed that, due to inadequate storage facility in India, fruits vegetables and grains are wasted every year, which are cumulatively worth–
(A) Rs. 40,000 crore (B) Rs. 42,000 crore
(C) Rs. 44,000 crore (D) Rs. 46,000 crore
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22. As per a data released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, the Nangal Dam-Talwara rail line, under construction for the last 32 years, will cost approx–
(A) Rs. 1011.8 crore (B) Rs. 1012.6 crore
(C) Rs. 1026.9 crore (D) Rs. 1036.7 crore
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23. “My Journey : Transforming Dreams Into Reality” has been written by–
(A) M. S. Dhoni (B) L. K. Advani
(C) A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (D) Milkha Singh
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24. As per a report published in July 2013, Gravity Recovery And Climate Experiment satellite has detected that the earth is losing ………. of ice every year from the Antarctic and Greenland glaciers.
(A) 200 billion tonnes (B) 300 billion tonnes
(C) 400 billion tonnes (D) 500 billion tonnes
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25. In the Tri-nation One-Day International series, that concluded in July 2013 in West Indies, which of the Indian players was adjudged Man of the Series?
(A) Bhuvneshwar Kumar (B) Virat Kohli
(C) M. S. Dhoni (D) Suresh Raina
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