1. Which of the following is the abbreviated name associated with food security ?
(A) ASHA (B) PDS (C) WTO (D) OPEC (E) NPA
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2. Which of the following is an economic term ?
(A) Plaintiff (B) Bunker Blaster (C) Deflation (D) Lampoon (E) Zero Hour
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3. Operation New Dawn is the beginning of stability in–
(A) Afghanistan (B) Iran (C) Sudan (D) Sri Lanka (E) Iraq
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4. Which of the following awards is given to sports persons in India ?
(A) Shantiswarup Bhatnagar Awards (B) Arjuna Award (C) Kalidas Samman
(D) Saraswati Samman (E) None of these
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5. Which of the following is a good and rich source of vitamin ‘C’?
(A) Milk (B) Radish (C) Mango (D) Lemon Juice (E) Banana
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6. Which of the following books is written by Kiran Desai?
(A) A house for Mr. Biswas (B) 3 Mistakes of My Life (C) A tale of Two Sisters
(D) The Inheritance of Loss (E) Tale of Two Cities
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7. Which of the following is the Chemical name of the salt we use in our kitchen?
(A) Calcium Carbonate (B) Calcium Chloride (C) Sodium Carbonate
(D) Sodium Chloride (E) Ammonium Sulphate
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8. Who amongst the following was never a Governor of the RBI?
(A) Dr. Raghuram Rajan (B) Y. V. Reddy (C) Arup Roy Choudhury (D) C. Rangarajan (E) D. Subbarao
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9. Which of the following bodies/organizations/ institutions celebrated its platinum jubilee in the year 2010?
(A) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (B) National Development Council
(C) Securities and Exchange Board of India (D) Reserve Bank of India
(E) Planning Commission of India
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10. SEBI recently launched a centralized web based complaints redress system. What is the name of this complaint redressal system?
(A) INSTANT (B) SCORES (C) QUICK (D) SATISFACTION (E) None of these
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11. Which of the following types of mutual funds is not marked with BROWN color?
(A) Diversified funds (B) Income Funds (C) Sectorial funds (D) Index funds (E) Large-cap funds
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12. Who, at present, is the Chairman of the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (PMEAC) ?
(A) M Govinda Rao (B) Saumitra Chaudhary (C) Vijay Shankar Vyas (D) C. Rangarajan (E) None of these
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13. The Head of the Reserve Bank of India is known as–
(A) Chairman (B) Managing Director (C) Director General (D) Chief Executive Officer (E) Governor
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14. Which of the following is NOT decided by the Reserve Bank of India ?
(A) SLR (B) CRR (C) Bank Rate (D) Repo Rate (E) Inflation
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15. Who amongst the following is a famous chess player of international repute ?
(A) Rajnikanth (B) Sania Mirza (C) Tiger Woods (D) Koneru Humpy (E) Yuvraj Singh
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16. Nobel Prize is NOT given in which of the following fields ?
(A) Physics (B) Chemistry (C) Medicine (D) Economics (E) Sports
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17. With which one of the following games is Vishwanathan Anand associated ?
(A) Billiard (B) Chess (C) Tennis (D) Table Tennis (E) None of these
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18. Surijit Singh Barnala is the Governor of which one of the following States ?
(A) Gujarat (B) Maharashtra (C) Tamil Nadu (D) Karnataka (E) None of these
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19. In which one of the following States, is Melghat Tiger Reserve located ?
(A) Gujarat (B) M. P. (C) Kerala (D) Maharashtra (E) Rajasthan
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20. The Asiatic Society of Bengal was founded by–
(A) Rammohan Roy (B) Sir William Jones (C) W. W. Hunter (D) William Bentinck (E) None of these
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21. Who amongst the following is the author of the book ‘Five Point Someone’?
(A) Amrita Pritam (B) Mulkraj Anand (C) Nirmal Verma (D) Anita Desai (E) Chetan Bhagat
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22. Booker Prize is given for contribution in the field of–
(A) Politics (B) Sports (C) Literature (D) Cinema (E) None of these
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23. EURO is the monetary unit of–
(A) Iran (B) Iraq (C) China (D) Italy (E) Japan
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24. Which of the following possesses magnetic property?
(A) Chromium (B) Copper (C) Iron (D) Silver (E) Lead
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25. Which term is not used in Banking/Financial Sector ?
(A) Cash Flow Statement (B) Law of Gravitation (C) Credit (D) Deposits (E) Loans and Advances
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26. Which of the following letters of English alphabet also represents one of the Blood Groups found in human beings ?
(A) P (B) K (C) C (D) L (E) A
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27. Who among the following has written the book ‘You Can Win’ ?
(A) Shiv Khera (B) Baba Ramdev (C) Deepak Chopra (D) Mahatma Gandhi (E) L. K. Advani
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28. Which of the following is the Capital of Sikkim?
(A) Gangtok (B) Guwahati (C) Itanagar (D) Shimla (E) Kohima
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29. Who amongst the following is a nominated member of the Rajya Sabha at present ?
(A) Smt. Jaya Bachchan (B) Smt. Sonia Gandhi (C) Shri Rajiv Shukla
(D) Smt. Meira Kumar (E) Shri Manohar Parrikar
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30. Many times we read about ‘NBFC’ in financial newspapers. What does letter ‘B’ denotet in the same ?
(A) Banking (B) Business (C) Board (D) Bureau (E) Beneficial
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31. Which of the following cups / trophies is associated with the game of Lawn Tennis ?
(A) Ranji Trophy (B) Wimbledon (C) Subrato Cup (D) Uber Cup (E) FIFA Cup
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32. Who amongst the following is recently appointed as the first Non-American Director of the Bank of America ?
(A) Chanda Kochhar (B) Anil Ambani (C) Mukesh Ambani (D) D. Subbarao (E) K.V. Kamath
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33. One of the former prime ministers of which of the following countries was detained in house arrest for a short period after his/her returns from a long exile ?
(A) Germany (B) France (C) Pakistan (D) Brazil (E) None of these
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34. Who amongst the following leaders from USA visited Isarael and Palestinian West Bank so that a solution to the Isarael and Palestinian problem can be worked out ?
(A) George Bush (B) Al Gore (C) Bill Clinton (D) Condeleeza Rice (E) None of these
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35. Serena Williams Won the women’s singles US Open Tennis Championship-2014 After defeating–
(A) Swetlana Kuznetsova (B) Sania Mirza (C) Dinara Safina (D) Caroline Wozniacki
(E) None of these
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36. As reported in papers the UN World Food Programmes stopped distributing food in Mogadishu Town after its local head was abducted by the Govt. soldiers of the country. Mogadishu is the capital town of–
(A) Tanzania (B) Turkey (C) Cuba (D) Libya (E) Somalia
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37. India’s foreign exchange reserve declined sharply in recent past. What was the main reason for the same ?
(A) Heavy demand of the same by foreign tourists (B) Import of Wheat from Pakistan and S.Korea
(C) Appreciation of Rupee Value (D) Instability in coalition Govt. in centre
(E) None of these
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38. Who among the following was the advisor to the Drafting Committee of the Constituent Assembly?
(A) B. Shiva Rao (B) Dr. B. R. Ambedkar (C) Sachchidananda Sinha (D) B. N. Rau (E) None of these
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39. Asafa Powel who created a new world record in 100 metre race is a citizen of–
(A) Jamaica (B) South Africa (C) India (D) USA (E) South Korea
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40. The largest planet with no magnetic field is–
(A) Mercury (B) Venus (C) Jupiter (D) Saturn (E) None of these
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