General Awareness for Bank PO and Clerk Exam Preparation – Set 17


General awareness question answer paper set for Bank PO and Clerk exam preparation. It will be also important collection for others government competitive exams.

1.French Canadians are largely concentrated in
(A) the lowlands along the St Lawrence river in Quebec (B) the areas all along the US border with Canada
(C) the province of Ontario bordering the Great Lakes (D) the wheat belt in the lower interior plains 
Answer: the lowlands along the St Lawrence river in Quebec 

2. Which Amendment of the Constitution gave priority to Directive Principles over Fundamental Rights? 
(A) 24th Amendment (B) 39th Amendment 
(C) 42nd Amendment (D) 40th Amendment 
Answer: 42nd Amendment   3. Platinum Jubilee Year of RBI is–
(A) 2009-10 (B) 2010-11
(C) 2011-12 (D) 2000-01 
Answer: 2009-10 

4. The Constitution of India does not mention the post of– 
(A) the Deputy Chairman of the Rajya Sabha (B) the Deputy Prime Minister 
(C) the Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha (D) the Deputy Speaker of the State Legislative Assemblies 
Answer: the Deputy Prime Minister   5. Companies pay corporation tax on their–
(A) investments (B) incomes
(C) production (D) sales proceeds 
Answer: incomes 

6. The Ashtadhyayi of Panini, the Mahabhashya of Patanjali and the Kashika Vritti of Jayaditya deal with– 
(A) Principles of Law (B) Principles of Phonetics
(C) Principles of Grammar (D) Principles of Linguistics
Answer: Principles of Grammar 

7. The Passive Resistance Association was first formed by Mahatma Gandhi in South Africa in 1906 to organize a campaign against the introduction of– 
(A) Poll Tax (B) Certificate of Registration 
(C) Legislations against Indian Businessmen (D) Legislation to disenfranchise the Indians 
Answer: Certificate of Registration   8. The notion of saptanga that was introduced in Arthashastra includes–
(A) kings, territory, administration and treasury
(B) music, dance, ragas and wrestling
(C) ministers, civil servants, subalterns and those involved in Espionage
(D) aristocrats, acharyas, traders and monks
Answer: kings, territory, administration and treasury  9. Which one of the following is the correct chronological order of the given rulers of ancient India?
(A) Ashoka-Kanishka-Milinda (B) Milinda-Ashoka-Kanishka
(C) Ashoka-Milinda-Kanishka (D) Milinda-Kanishka-Ashoka
Answer:Ashoka-Milinda-Kanishka   10. An Unix command that provides information about users logged into a system is known as–
(A) Pointer (B) Finger
(C) Server (D) Finder 
Answer: Finger 

11. Which one of the following states of India is the largest producer of lignite coal? 
(A) Maharashtra (B) Gujarat 
(C) Madhya Pradesh (D) Tamil Nadu 
Answer: Gujarat  12. The most famous cartoonist based in Goa, who died recently, a most notable personality also in art, films, literature, music and sports. What is the name of the personality?
(A) Amichand Raj Bansi (B) Satyadev Dubey
(C) Mario Miranda (D) Sujan Carlos 
Answer: Mario Miranda  13. Which of the following dentition is found in crocodiles?
(A) Acrodont (B) Pleurodont
(C) Thecodont (D) None of these 
Answer: Thecodont   14. Shahgarh area in Jaisalmer district of Rajasthan was in news in the year 2006 because of which one of the following?
(A) Finding high quality gas reserves (B) Finding uranium deposits
(C) Finding zinc deposits (D) Installation of wind power units
Answer: Finding high quality gas reserves 

15. Which one among the following has the specialized absorptive tissue in roots? 
(A) Orchids (B) Epiphytes 
(C) Monocots (D) All of these 
Answer: Epiphytes 

16. Which one of the following computers performs the computations by naturally occurring chemical reactions? 
(A) BZ computer (B) LR computer 
(C) Quantum computer (D) Molecular computer 
Answer: BZ computer   17. Tropical cyclone of Philippines is termed as–
(A) Typhoon (B) Willy Willy
(C) Hurricane (D) Baguio
Answer: Baguio  18. A fault in a computer program which prevents it from working correctly. What is it known as?
(A) Booting (B) Bug
(C) Swarm (D) None of these 
Answer: Bug 

19. A new All India Service can be created by– 
(A) A resolution of the Rajya Sabha (B) An act of Parliament 
(C) An order of the President (D) A resolution of the UPSC 
Answer: An act of Parliament   20 A major portion of the Constitution–
(A) can be amended by simple majority (B) can be amended by two-thirds majority
(C) can be amended only with State ratification (D) cannot be amended 
Answer: can be amended by two-thirds majority 21. The functions of the UPSC can be extended by– 
(A) President (B) Prime Minister 
(C) Parliament (D) Ministry of Personnel 
Answer: Parliament  22. If India decides to have a Presidential form of Government, the first and foremost Amendment has to be made affecting the– 
(A) system of Judiciary (B) composition of Parliament 
(C) executive-Legislature relationship (D) provisions pertaining to Fundamental Rights 
Answer: executive-Legislature relationship  23. Which one among the following parts is used to obtain the purest form of cellulose from plants? 
(A) Root hairs (B) Stem hairs 
(C) Leaf hairs (D) Seed hairs 
Answer: Seed hairs  24. The ancient Indian play Mudrarakshasa of Vishakhadutt has its subject on– 
(A) a conflict between Gods and Demons of ancient Hindu lore
(B) a romantic story of an Aryan Prince and a tribal woman
(C) the story of the power struggle between two Aryan tribes
(D) the court intrigues at the time of Chandragupta Maurya
Answer: the court intrigues at the time of Chandragupta Maurya 25. Antivirus software is an example of– 
(A) Business software (B) An operating system 
(C) A security utility (D) None of the above 
Answer: A security utility 

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