1. The Government of India does not provide any direct financial assistance to which of the following schemes ?
(A) Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee scheme
(B) Rural Health Mission (C) Indira Aawas Yojana
(D) Jeevan Sathi Yojana (E) Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikarn Yojana
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2. Which of the following places in India does not have a Stock Exchange ?
(A) Kolkata (B) Ahmedabad (C) Mumbai (D) Delhi (E) Udaipur
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3. Who among the following is the author of the book ‘India-The Critical Years’?
(A) Chandra Shekhar (B) Khushwant Singh (C) Atal Bihari Vajpayee
(D) Kuldip Nayar (E) None of these
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4.What is the nationality of Victoria Azarenka?
(A) Moldova (B) USA (C) UK (D) Belorussia (E) None of these
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5. Shushil Kumar who won a Gold Medal at an international event is a famous.
(A) Wrestling Champion (B) Golf Player (C) Table Tennis Player
(D) Weight lifter (E) None of these
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6. Who amongst the following Indian Prime Ministers was honoured posthumously by the Government of Bangladesh for his/her contributions to the independence of the nation ?
(A) Rajiv Gandhi (B) Jawaharlal Nehru (C) Indira Gandhi
(D) Lal Bahadur Shastri (E) None of these
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7. Who among the following is, at present, the Prime Minister of Egypt ?
(A) Ahmed Shafik (B) Essam Sharaf (C) Kamal Ganzouri
(D) Hesham Qandil (E) Ibrahim Mahlab
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8. Which of the following won the Best Film Award at the 2013 IIFA Awards function in Macau ?
(A) Kahaani (B) Paan Singh Tomar (C) Barfi!
(D) Talaash : The answer Lies within (E) Vicky Donor
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9. Who amongst the following can take benefit of the Social Security Fund established by the Government of India for unorganised workers?
(A) Primary school teacher (B) Employee of Sugar Factory (C) Textile Mazdoor
(D) Rickshaw Puller (E) Clerk in a factory
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10. Gabriela Isler who was crowned Miss Universe 2013 is from–
(A) Maxico (B) Venezuela (C) Brazil (D) New Zealand (E) Italy
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11. India has an agreement with USA for producing energy in the form of–
(A) Hydraulic (B) Thermal (C) Nuclear (D) Solar (E) All of these forms
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12. ‘Peepli Live’ is a film directed by–
(A) Anusha Rizvi (B) Aamir Khan (C) Kiran Rao (D) David Dhawan (E) None of these
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13. The Reserve Bank of India recently set a time limit of 7 days for the card issuing banks for re-crediting the customer's account for a failed ATM transaction. What is the compensation that the banks have to pay for delays beyond 7 working days?
(A) `25 per day (B) `50 per day (C) `100 per day (D) `250 per day (E) `500 per day
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14. When the price rise is moderate (is in the range of 3 to 7%) and the annual inflation rate is of a single digit, the type of inflation is called–
(A) Creeping Inflation (B) Chronic Inflation (C) Walking Inflation
(D) Moderate Inflation (E) Running Inflation
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15. Which of the following comes under National Income?
(A) Wages from employment and self-employment (B) Profits to firms
(C) Interest to lenders of capital (D) Rents to owners of land (E) All of the above
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16. In which of the following states is the National Dairy Plan not being implemented?
(A) Punjab (B) Gujarat (C) Uttar Pradesh (D) West Bengal (E) Madhya Pradesh
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17. Olympic games are organised after a gap of every–
(A) two years (B) Three years (C) four years (D) five years (E) six years
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18. Which Award is given for excellence in the field of Sports/ Games ?
(A) Nargis Dutt Award (B) Kalidas Samman (C) Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award
(D) Shramjivi Award (E) Arjun Award
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19. According to Economic Survey, which one of the following countries has shown highest Real GDP percentage growth during 2010 ?
(A) USA (B) UK (C) India (D) Germany (E) China
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20. Expand the term EEFC A/c.
(A) Exchange Earners Foreign Currency Accounts (B) Export Earners Foreign Currency Accounts
(C) Exchange Earners Forward Contract Accounts (D) Export Earners Forward Contract Accounts
(E) None of these
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21. Foreign Exchange Reserves of India are kept in the custody of which of the following?
(A) International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (B) International Monetary Fund
(C) Government Treasury (D) Reserve Bank of India (E) State Bank of India
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22. 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 scamps
(D) Issuance of Demand Drafts (E) Life Insurance cover
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23. The Experts Group chaired by the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council Chairman, C. Rangarajan, favours mandatory entitlement of subsidised foodgrains to the ‘priority’ category. Priority Category means–
(A) Below the Poverty Line (B) Above the Poverty Line (C) Creamy layer
(D) Non-creamy layer (E) None of these
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24. Which of the following is NOT a part of India’s Money Market?
(A) Bill Market (B) Call Money Market (C) Banks (D) Mutual Funds (E) Indian Gold Council
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25. What is the function of a RADAR?
(A) Detecting sound waves (B) Detecting only direction (C) Detecting range and direction
(D) Transmitting pictures (E) None of these
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26. Which of the following terms is NOT associated with the world of banking?
(A) Credit (B) Micro Finance (C) Pulse Rate (D) Cheque Truncation (E) Basel Norms
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27. Which one of the following organisations sets targets for various Ministries in India?
(A) Department of Expenditure (B) Department of Economic Affairs (C) Department of Revenue
(D) The Planning Commission (E) None of these
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28. Sinotruk, Beiqui Foton Motors is planning to set up assembly units in India. This company belongs to which of the following countries?
(A) Japan (B) South Korea (C) China (D) Singapore (E) None of these
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29. Which of the following is the Capital of France?
(A) Washington DC (B) London (C) Perth (D) Moscow (E) Paris
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30. Which of the following is a nationalised bank?
(A) Corporation Bank (B) South Indian Bank (C) HDFC Bank
(D) Catholic Syrian Bank (E) Federal Bank
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31. Who among the following is the Foreign Secretary (External Affairs) Government of India at present ?
(A) Dr. D. Subbarao (B) Sri Ajit Kumar Seth (C) Sri Sujatha Singh (D) Sri Raj Kumar Singh (E) None of these
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32. Which of the following can be obtained only from a bank ?
(A) Demand Draft (B) Postal Stamps (C) Judicial Stamp Papers (D) Birth Certificates (E) All of these
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33. Who among the following is a famous Politician?
(A) Azim H. Premji (B) Priyanka Chopra (C) V.V.S. Laxman (D) Usha Thorat (E) Sonia Gandhi
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34. Which of the following is the capital of South Sudan, which has become an independent country ?
(A) Wau (B) Sudd (C) En Nahud (D) Juba (E) None of these
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35. As per Census 2011, what is the sex ratio in India ? (Females per 1000 males)
(A) 927 (B) 930 (C) 920 (D) 900 (E) None of these
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36. Which of the following nations is NOT a member of G-8 ?
(A) Canada (B) Italy (C) Oman (D) Japan (E) France
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37. The financial markets of the which of the following countries were badly affected by subprime crisis ?
(A) Russia (B) Brazil (C) UK (D) USA (E) None of these
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38. Which of the following countries in the world is the biggest consumer of gold ?
(A) USA (B) Bangladesh (C) Russia (D) India (E) None of these
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39. Which of the following countries is NOT happy with the USA’s decision to award a congressional Medal to Dalai Lama of Tibet?
(A) India (B) Pakistan (C) Nepal (D) Myanmar (E) China
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40. Which of the following countries recently decided to launch a military action in Northern Iraq where many Kurdish PKK fighters are based and they are killed people from that country ?
(A) India (B) Afghanistan (C) Pakistan (D) Bangladesh (E) Turkey
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