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Solved Paper Previous paper Memory based General Awareness STATE BANK OF INDIA CLERKS EXAMINATION 2009

Solved Paper Previous paper Memory based General Awareness STATE BANK OF INDIA CLERKS EXAMINATION 2009
Questions and Answers are Memory based

You Can Use this paper as model paper For Coming Clerical Exams OF SBI Allahabad Bank PNB Uttar Bihar gramin bank and other Clerical level Exams

1.Which of the following is a very well known name in the field of

Banking in India?

(A) Ms. Meira Kumar

(B) Ms. Kiran Mazumdar Shaw

(C) Mr. Arun Jaitley

(D) Dr. D. Subbarao

(E) All of above

2. Which of the following is the currency of Spain ?


(B) Pound


(D) Krona

(E) Euro

3. FIFA is an organization working in the field of?

(A) Banking

(B) Textiles

(C) Power Generation

(D) Social Service

(E) Sports

4. ‘Azlan  Shah Cup’is associated with ?

(A) Cricket

(B) Hockey

(C) Badminton

(D) Table Tennis

(E) Golf

5. What is the full form of NFSM ,an initiative of the National Development Council of India?

(A) New Food Security Mechanism

(B) National Food Security Management

(C) National Farmer’s Service Manch

(D) New Fastest Space Missile

(E) None of these

6. Financial year in Banks is period between?

(A) January to December

(B) May to June

(C) April to March

(D) January to April

(E) None of these

7. The cooperative movement in which of the following fields has achieved a great visible success in India?

(A) Milk production

(B) Banking sector

(C) Textile sector

(D) Cotton production

(E) None of these

8. The Reserve Bank of India does not print currency notes of the denomination of Rs. ?

(A) 20

(B) 50

(C) 3000

(D) 1000

(E) 500

9. Which of the following is considered as the financial capital of India?

(A) New Delhi

(B) Kolkata

(C) Bangalore

(D) Ahmedabad

(E) Mumbai

10. Olympic Games are Organized after a gap ?

(A) Two years

(B) Three years

(C) Four years

(D) Five years

(E) Six years

11. Who amongst the  following is the author of the book  “India and Global Financial Crisis Managing Money and finance”?

(A) Dr. Bimal Jalan

(B) Dr. C. Rangarajan

(C) Dr. Manmohan Singh

(D) Mr. Pranab Mukherjee

(E) Dr. V. V. Reddy

12. Who amongst the following is the winner of the prestigious ‘Dada saheb Phalke Award’ given in April 2009?

(A) Manoj Kumar

(B) Rajesh Khanna

(C) Amitabh Bachchan

(D) JayaBachchan

(E) Jitendra

13. India recently finalized its National Solar Mission. The mission envisages an installed solar energy generation capacity of about…. By 2030

(A) 5000 MW

(B) 10000 MW

(C) 15000 MW

(D) 20000 MW

(E) 1000000 MW

14. As per the news published in major newspapers / magazines four Central Public Sector Under takings, NTPC, NHPC, PGCIL and DVC signed an agreement for a joint venture. All these four PSUs are working in which of the following areas/sectors?

(A) Textile Sector

(B) Power Sector

(C) Coal Sector

(D) Transport Sector

(E) Telecom Sector

15. Which of the following countries wanted to come back again as an active member of the Organisation of American States after its expulsion from there several years back?

(A) Cuba

(B) Brazil

(C) Argentina

(D) Turkey

(E) None of these

16. Who amongst the following was the first elected President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal?

(A) Mr. Ram Baran Yadav

(B) Mr. B.P. Koirala

(C) Mr. Madhav Kumar Nepal

(D) Mr. Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’

(E) None of these

17. As per news in major newspapers Sri Lankan Govt. has offered conditional Amnesty to which of the following groups with a view to end internal conflict in the country going on since last several years?

(A) Association of Civilians Trapped in War Area

(B) Janmukti Morcha

(C) Naxalite Group of Sri Lanka

(D) Madhesi Janadhikar Forum


18. As per the reports the Indo-Pak Trade reached at about which of

the following levels during 2008-09 ?

(A) Rs. 200 crores

(B) Rs. 300 crores

(C) Rs. 400 crores

(D) Rs. 500 crores

(E) Rs. 600 crores

19. Which of the following States is amongst the top five power selling States in India?

(A) Meghalaya

(B) Chhattisgarh

(C) Maharashtra

(D) Kerala

(E) Rajasthan

20. India and Russia recently signed an agreement so that India can get a supply of Uranium fuel from Russia. Uranium is used in which of the following sectors?

(A) Pharma Sector

(B) Transport Sector

(C) Agro Industry

(D) Telecom Sector

(E) Energy Sector

21. The Govt. of India recently decided to finalize a big defence deal of Rs. 45000 crore for which finally five contenders are shortlisted. This deal is to purchase—

(A) Fighter jets

(B) Radar system

(C) Spy rockets

(D) Baffle tanks

(E) Warships

22. Who amongst the following is not a Padma Awards Winner of

2009  (given in 2009)?

(A) Dr. G. Madhavan Nair

(B) Mr. Sundarlal Bahuguna

(C) Mr. Abhinav Bindra

(D) Ms. Aruna Sairam

(E) Mr. Manoj Kumar

23. As per the news in all major newspapers, the African National Congress (ANC) got an over whelming victory in the general elections held recently in?

(A) Ghana

(B) Uganda

(C) South Africa

(D) Kenya

(E)None of these

24. After a long cold war of several decades Taiwan recently signed an agreement to expand air links and accept main land investment with which of the following countries in its neighbourhood ?

(A) India

(B) China

(C) Malaysia

(D) Indonesia

(E) Japan

25. As per the news in major news papers Iran has agreed to welcome talks with world powers after a deadlock of several months. Which of the following is the major issue over which Iran has a difference with the most of the world powers? Its—

(A) Nuclear Programme

(B) Dispute with Iraq on several oil fields

(C) Views on subsidy on agro products in the meetings of the WTO

(D) Claim to have permanent seat in UN Security Council

(E) None of these

26. Union Govt. provides subsidy on which of the following commodities in India?

1.         Fertilizers

2.         Seeds

3.         Tractors

(A) Only 1

(B) Only 2

(C) Only 3

(D) Only 2 and 3

(E) None of these

27. World famous Tennis Star Rafael Nadal is from which of the following countries?


(B) Spain

(C) Germany

(D) Italy

(E) France

28. Which of the following is/are the major objectives of the Union Budget 2009-10 presented by Sri Pranab Mukherjee?

1 Faster and more inclusivegrowth.

2.         Equitable development.

3.         Improve the delivery mechanism.

(A) Only 1

(B) Only 2

(C) Only 3

(D) All 1,2 and 3

(E) None of these

29. As per the budget 2009-10, the Govt. has made an allocation of Rs. 1542 crores to purchase the shares held by the RBI in which of the following organizations?

(A) National Bank for Agricul ture and Rural Development


(B) State Bank of India (SBI)

(C) Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India (ECGC)

(D) Life Insurance Corporation of India

(E) All of  above

30. Which of the following apex body and regulators has asked banks to swap customer related information so that the frauds and defaults may be prevented in future?

(A) Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)

(B) Indian Bank’s Association (IBA)

(C) Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)

(D) Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

(E) None of these

31. The SBI has signed an agreement with which of the following agencies to obtain a guarantee cover to its loans to Micro and Small Enterprises?

(A) Export Credit Guarantee Corporation

(B) Credit Guarantee Trust

(C)Small Industrial Development Bank of India

(D) Securities and Exchange Board of India

(E)None of these

32.. Which of the following is the short form of the name of the Indian Space Shuffle which puts various satellites into orbit ?






33.. ‘Astra’ which was in news in recent is the name of a newly developed

(A) Air to Air Missile

(B) Baffle Tank

(C) Spy Rocket

(D) Submarine

(E) Air to surface missile

34. The telecom industry of which of the following countries made a world record by adding about 16 million new subscribers in just one month (March 2009)?

(A) China

(B) Iran

(C) India

(D) South Africa

(E) None of these

35. The President of India recently signed three key trade agreements with a country whose Prime Minister is Mr. J. L. R. Zapatero belongs to which of the following countries?

(A) Spain

(B) Mexico

(C) Italy

(D) Greece

(E) Ghana

36. Who amongst the following has taken over as the New Chief

Election Commissioner (CEC) of India recently?

(A) Mr. Ashwani Kumar

(B) Mr. N. Gopalaswami

(C) Mr. V. S. Sampath

(D) Mr. Naveen Chawla

(E) None of these

37. Which of the following is the Reverse Repo Rate at present?


(B) 4%


(D) 5.5%

(E) None of these

38. Which of the following is true about the exports from India

during March 2009?

1. Exports went down by 33% percent in terms of US dollars during the period.

2. It was the highest drop in exports in more than a decade.

3. This drop was because Indian Tea has lost its demand inthe global market.

(A) Only 1

(B) Only 2

(C) Only 1 and 2

(D) All 1,2 and3

(E)       None of these

39. As per the reports of the National Saving Institute (NSI) which of the following has shown an improvement in last few months by registering a 10% growth in it across the country?

(A) Bank Deposits

(B) Investments in commodity exchanges

(C) Investments in infrastructure bonds

(D) Small savings

(E) None of these

40. The President of Maldives was awarded the Anna Lindh Prize 2009 for his efforts in which of the following areas?

Efforts to

1. Combat climatic changes

2. Bringing democracy in country in a peaceful manner

3. Save his country from financial crisis

(A) Only 1

(B) Only 2

(C) Only 3

(D) Only 1 and 2

(E) All1,2 and 3


1          D

2          E

3          E

4          B

5          E

6          C

7          A

8          C

9          E

10        C

11        E

12        A

13        E

14        B

15        A

16        A

17        E

18        C

19        B

20        E

21        A

22        E

23        C

24        B

25        A

26        A

27        B

28        D

29        A

30        D

31        B

32        B

33        A

34        C

35        A

36        D

37        E

38        D

39        D

40        D

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