General Awareness Quiz

1. When a cheque is crossed, that means –

  1. The cheque should not be honoured by the banker
  2. The cheque should be confiscated by the banker and police should be immediately called to arrest the presenter
  3. The cheque should be double-crossed by the banker as a sign of honoring the cheque before making the payment to the Presenter of the cheque
  4. The cheque is to be credited to the account of the beneficiary only
  5. The cheque is a bearer cheque and anybody who presents it can be given the money

2. Whenever we do a transaction from the ATM, it asks for a specific number called PIN. The full form of PIN is –

  1. Personalized Identity Number
  2. Personal Identification Number
  3. Personal Identity Number
  4. Personal Integration Number
  5. None of the above

3. Sveltena Alexievich has recently been awarded with the Nobel Prize for Literature. She belongs to which of the following countries?

  1. Belgium
  2. Belarus
  3. Brussels
  4. Britain
  5. USA

4. The maximum limit by which money should be credited to the account in case of a failed ATM cash transaction is –

  1. 3 days
  2.  5 days
  3. 7 days
  4. 10 days
  5. 14 days

5. An enterprise can be defined as a small enterprise if the total investment in plant and machinery of the company is not more than –

  1. 1 crore
  2. 10 crore
  3. 5 crore
  4. 7 crore
  5. 2 crore

6. Who has recently been appointed as the new Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited?

  1. Sudhir Vasudeva
  2. GR Chandak
  3. Nishi Vasudeva
  4. M K Surana
  5. M L Khanna

7. Reserve Bank of India has recently opened an office in which of the following places?

  1. Itanagar
  2. Jamshedpur
  3. Imphal
  4. Shillong
  5. None of the Above

8. Which of the following music composers has recently been appointed as the Cultural Ambassador of Seychelles?

  1. J Hariharan
  2. Shankar Mahadevan
  3. A R Rahman
  4. Prasoon Joshi
  5. Pankaj Udhas

9. Union Government has recently announced the construction of National War memorial and National War Museum in –

  1. Kolkata
  2. Mumbai
  3. New Delhi
  4. Guwahati
  5. None of the above

10. Banks often open NRO accounts. The currency in which NRO accounts are maintained, is

  1. US Dollar
  2. Euro
  3. Indian  Rupee
  4. The Currency of the country where the account holder lives
  5. SDR

11. The insurance cover under the Deposit Linked Insurance Scheme in the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization, has recently been increased from 3.6 lakh to –

  1. 5 lakh
  2. 6 lakh
  3. 7 lakh
  4. 10 lakh
  5. 4 lakh

12. Which of the following is not a Public Sector general insurance company operating in India?

  1. United India Insurance Company Limited
  2. New India Assurance Company Limited
  3. National Insurance Company Limited
  4. Oriental Insurance Company Limited
  5. Union India Insurance Company Limited

13. Which of the following is an intangible asset of a company?

  1. Goodwill
  2. Brand Name
  3. Plant and Machinery
  4. Both (1) and (2)
  5. All (1), (2) and (3)

14. Which of the following private sector banks has recently got approval from RBI to start an asset management company?

  1. ICICI Bank
  2. Yes Bank
  3. HDFC Bank
  4. Standard Chartered Bank
  5. None of the above

15. Philips Curve is used in economics to show the relation between –

  1. Inflation and Unemployment
  2. Employment generated and Employable Human Resource
  3. Human Resource and GDP
  4. National Income and Labour Force
  5. None of the above

Answers:

  1. (4)
  2. (2)
  3. (2)
  4. (3)
  5. (3)
  6. (4)
  7. (3)
  8. (3)
  9. (3)
  10. (3)
  11. (2)
  12. (5)
  13. (4)
  14. (2)
  15. (1)
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