SBI PO Exam Solved Paper : General Awareness, Marketing and Computer Held on 18-04-2010

Solved Paper : SBI PO Exam - 2010

General Awareness / Marketing / Computers (Held on 18-4-2010)

1. What is the full form of ‘NBFC’ as used in the Financial Sector ?

(1) New Banking Finance Company
(2) National Banking & Finance Corporation
(3) New Business Finance & Credit
(4) Non Business Fund Company
(5) None of these

2. 100% concession has been given for travelling in the Indian Railways for patients of ...

(1) AIDS (2) Cancer (3) Swine Flu
(4) T. B. (5) None of these

3. Many a times, we read about Special Drawing Right (SDR) in newspapers. As per its definition, SDR is a monetary unit of the reserve assets of which of the following organizations / agencies?

(1) World Bank
(2) International Monetary Fund (IMF)
(3) Asian Development Bank
(4) Reserve Bank of India
(5) None of these

4. Which of the following is/are the highlights of the Union Budget 20-1 ?

(A) Number of new steps taken to simplify the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) regime.
(B) Rs. 16,500 crore provided to ensure that the Public Sector Banks are able to attain a minimum 8% capital (Tier I) by March 201.
(C) More than Rs. 1,74,000 crore provided for the development of the infrastructure in the country.

(1) Only A (2) Only B
(3) Only C (4) All A, B & C
(5) None of these

5. In how many Routes special tourist trains called ‘Bharat Birth’ is to start?

(1) 19 (2) 16 (3) 17
(4) 18 (5) None of these

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6. As per the newspaper reports, the Govt. of India made an auction of the Third Generation Spectrum (3G) recently. Which of the following ministries was actively involved in the process a

(1) Ministry of Heavy Industries
(2) Ministry of Science & Technology
(3) Ministry of Commerce
(4) Ministry of Foreign Affairs
(5) None of these

7. As per the recent announcement, the Govt. of India will provide an amount of Rs.48,000 crore to develop Rural Infrastructure in the country. This planned development is being undertaken under which of the following schemes ?

(1) Bharat Nirman
(2) Indira Aawas Yojana
(3) Backward Region Grant Fund
(4) Drought Mitigation Fund
(5) None of these

8. Ladies special trains to be renamed with the Name of ...

(1) Bharat Bhoomi Specials
(2) Sonia Gandhi Specials
(3) Matri Bhoomi Specials
(4) Rajiv Gandhi Specials
(5) None of these

9. How much funds has been allocated to the Unique Identification Authority of India?

(1) Rs 1,500 Crore (2) Rs 1,900 Crore
(3) Rs 1,600 Crore (4) Rs 1,800 Crore
(5) None of these

10. What is the rate of Income Tax for incomesz above Rs 1.6 lakh upto Rs 5 lakh?

(1) % (2) 2% (3) 15%
(4) 20% (5) None of these

11. Recently, India took part in “Nuclear New Build 20 Conference” organized in -

(1) New Delhi (2) London
(3) Paris (4) Hong Kong
(5) None of these

12. What is the reduction in Service Charges on e-tickets?

(1) Sleeper Class Rs. 20 & AC Class Rs. 
(2) Sleeper Class Rs.  & AC Class Rs. 20
(3) Sleeper Class Rs. 30 & AC Class Rs. 20
(4) Sleeper Class Rs. 20 & AC Class Rs. 30
(5) None of these

13. As we know, with the launch of Nano by Tatas, India has become favourite Small Car Destination of the world. Other than India, which of the following countries is also a popular destination of small cars ?

(1) Britain (2) France
(3) Germany (4) Thailand
(5) None of these

14. Imports from China in the Year of 2008-09 in Rs...

(1) 0,000 Crore (2) 40,000 Crore
(3) 47,605 Crore (4) 151,000 Crore
(5) None of these

15. How many new teams have been added in IPL 20?

(1) 2 (2) 1 (3) 4
(4) 7 (5) None of these

16. Which countries have recently faced Tsunami Waves?

(1) Japan & Chile (2) Sallie & Korea
(3) China & Thailand (4) Japan & China
(5) None of these

17. North Korea and USA decided to resume their peace talks after a gap of several months. Both the countries have a dispute over which of the following issues ?

(1) Bailout package offered by USA
(2) Membership of ASEAN to North Korea
(3) Nuclear programme of North Korea
(4) Soaring relations of China with North Korea
(5) None of these

18. Who amongst the following was the Chairperson of the 3th Finance Commission which submitted its report to the President of India recently ?

(1) Mr. M. V. Kamath (2) Dr. C. Rangarajan
(3) Dr. D. Subbarao (4) Dr. Rakesh Mohan
(5) Dr. Vijay Kelkar

19. As per the news published in various newspapers, the RBI is considering the grant of licence to some new companies, particularly NBFCs to act as full-fledged banks. Which of the following will be considered NBFC ?

(1) NABARD
(2) Life Insurance Corporation of India
(3) Reliance Capital
(4) SEBI
(5) None of these

20. Who has scored the highest individual ODI Score?

(1) Saeed Anwar (Pak)
(2) Charls Coventry (Zim)
(3) Sachin Tendulkar (IND)
(5) Ricky Pointing (Aus)
(5) None of these

21. What is an ‘intranet’

(1) Internal internet used to transfer information internally
(2) Internal internet used to transfer information to the outside company
(3) Internal network designed to serve the internal informational needs of a single organization
(4) Internal network designed to transfer the information between two organizations
(5) None of these

22. Which of the following groups of cricket teams was declared joint winner of the Col. C K Naidu Trophy for 2009 ?

(1) Tamil Nadu & Gujarat
(2) Maharashtra & Kerala
(3) Punjab & Delhi
(4) West Bengal & Maharashtra
(5) None of these

23. Kaiane Aldorino who was crowned Miss World 2009 is from which of the following countries?

(1) Germany (2) Russia
(3) Austria (4) Belgium
(5) Gibraltar

24. Which of the following teams won the Davis Cup Tennis Finals 2009 ?

(1) Germany (2) Spain
(3) Russia (4) France
(5) None of these

25. Who amongst the following is the recipient of the “CNN-IBN Indian of the Year” Award for 2009?

(1) Ratan Tata (2) A.R.Rahman
(3) Manmohan Singh (4) Sachin Tendulkar
(5) None of these

26. The deficit reduction plan of which of the following countries was reviewed recently in the meeting of the Finance Ministers of the European Union ?

(1) Germany (2) Romania
(3) Brazil (4) Hungary
(5) Greece

27. The database administrator’s function in an organization is —

(1) To be responsible for the more technical aspects of managing the information contained in organizational databases
(2) To be responsible for the executive level aspects of decisions regarding the information management
(3) To show the relationship among entity classes in a data warehouse
(4) To define which data mining tools must be used to extract data
(5) None of these

28. Every device on the Internet has a unique______ address (also called an “Internet address”) that identifies it in the same way that a street address identifies the location of a house.

(1) DH (2) DA (3) IP
(4) IA (5) None of these

29. To send another station a message, the main thing a user has to know is

(1) how the network works
(2) the other station’s address
(3) whether the network is packet-switched or circuit-switched
(4) whether this is a voice or data network
(5) None of these

30. In a client/ server model, a client program -

(1) asks for information
(2) provides information and files
(3) serves software files to other computers
(4) distributes data files to other computers
(5) None of these

31. Control in design of an information system is used to —

(1) inspect the system and check that it is buiit as per specifications
(2) ensure that the system processes data as it was designed to and that the results are reliable
(3) ensure privacy of data processed by it
(4) protect data from accidental or intentional loss
(5) None of these

32. Each of the following is a true statement except—

(1) on-line systems continually update the master file
(2) in on-line processing, the user enters transactions into a device that is directly connected to the computer system
(3) batch processing is still used today in older systems or in some systems with massive volumes of transactions
(4) information in batch systems will always be up-to-date”
(5) None of these

33. A set of interrelated components that collect, process, store, and distribute information to support decision making and control in an organization best defines -

(1) communications technology
(2) a network
(3) an information system
(4) hardware
(5) None of these

34.A is a computer connected to two networks.

(1) link (2) server
(3) gateway (4) bridge way
(5) None of these

35. When you save a presentation,

(1) all slides in a presentation are saved in the same file
(2) two files are created; one for graphics and one for content
(3) a file is created for each slide
(4) a file is created for each animation or graphic
(5) None of these

36. In a customer database, a customer’s surname would be keyed into a —

(1) row (2) text field
(3) record (4) computed field
(5) None of these

37. Who is the new Prime Minister of Hungry ?

(1) Victor Orban (2) Gorden Bajnai
(3) Jeno Fock (4) Ference Gyurcsany
(5) None of these

38. Storing same data in many places is called

(1) iteration (2) concurrency
(3) redundancy (4) enumeration
(5) None of these

39. Which of the following is the first step in the ‘transaction processing cycle’, which captures business data through various modes such as optical scanning or at an electronic commerce website ?

(1) Document and report generation
(2) Database maintenance
(3) Transaction processing
(4) Data Entry
(5) None of these

40. CRM (Customer Relationship Management) is—

(1) Apre-sales activity
(2) A tool for lead generation
(3) An ongoing daily activity
(4) The task of a DSA
(5) All of the above

41. Who is the new Prime Minister of Denmark ?

(1) Anders Fogh Rasmussen
(2) Lars Looke Rasmussen
(3) Poul Nyrup Rasmussen
(4) Poul Hartling
(5) None of these

42. Who is the Author of the book “My China Diary”

(1) Kanwal Sibal (2) Salman Haider
(3) J.N. Dixit (4) Natwar Singh
(5) None of these

43. One of the following is not involved in the Growth Strategies of a Company -

(1) Horizontal integration
(2) Vertical integration
(3) Diversification
(4) Intensification (5) None of these

44. A successful “Blue Ocean Strategy” requires -

(1) Effective communication
(2) Innovative skills
(3) Motivation
(4) All of the above (5) None of these

45. Programs from the same developer , sold bundled together , that provide better integration and share common features , toolbars and menus are known as ....

(1) software suites
(2) integrated software packages
(3) software processing packages
(4) personal information managers
(5) none of these

46. A data warehouse is which of the following ?

(1) Can be updated by the end users
(2) Contains numerous naming conventions and formats
(3) Organized around important subject areas
(4) Contains only current data
(5) None of these

47. __________ servers store and manages files for network users.

(1) Authentication (2) Main
(3) Web (4) File
(5) None of these

48. One of the following is not included in the 7 P’s of Marketing. Find the same

(1) Product (2) Price
(3) Production (4) Promotion
(5) None of these

49. The target group for SME loans is -

(1) All Businessmen (2) All Professionals
(3) All SSIs (4) All of the above
(5) None of these

50. Home Loans can be best can vassed among -

(1) Builders (2) Flat owners
(3) Land developers (4) Agriculturists
(5) Individuals wanting to buy a flat or house

Answer

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21. (1) 22. (1) 23. (5) 24. (2) 25. (2) 26. (5) 27. (1) 28. (3) 29. (2) 30. (1)
31. (4) 32. (4) 33. (3) 34. (3) 35. (1) 36. (1) 37. (2) 38. (3) 39. (4) 40. (5)
41. (2) 42. (2) 43. (4) 44. (4) 45. (1) 46. (3) 47. (4) 48. (5) 49. (4) 50. (5)

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