G.K. QUIZ FOR S.B.I. P.O. – 2013

1.    Recently Hari Ram Meena was selected for the Bihari Puraskar for 2012 for Hindi novel____?

(1) Anta Ke Sanshaya              
(2) Ghar To Ek Naam Hai
Bharose Ro
(3) Dhooni Tape Teer                   
(4) Saket
(5) None of these

2.    To provide greater liquidty cushion
the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) introduced Marginal Standing Facility or MSF. Under

(1) Banks borrow funds
from the RBI
(2) Banks park their funds
with the RBI
(3) Banks borrow funds
from RBI for their reserve requirements
(4) Banks avail themselves
of funds from RBI on overnight basis
(5) None of the above is

3.    Malayalam poetess Sugathakumari has
been selected for the prestigious Saraswati Samman 2012 for her poetry
collection  ___?
(1) ‘Manalezhuthu’                        (2) Bang Bhoomi
(3) Mandra                                    (4)
 Lafzan Di Dargah
None of these

4.    Recently Union Government cleared 1500 crore Rupees Proposal for Pinaka Rockets? Which
of the following
statement(s) are correct
about Pinaka Rockets?
(A)  Pinaka is a multiple rocket launcher produced
in India and developed by the Defence Research and Development Organisation
(DRDO) for the Indian Army
(B) The Pinaka system has
a maximum range of 39–40 km and can fire a salvo of 12 HE rockets in 44 seconds
(C) The Indian Army
requires more than 5000 of these rockets to equip its 10-12 regiments
comprising the Pinaka launchers.
(1) Only A & B                  (2)
Only A & C           
(3) Only B & C                  (4) All are true
(5) None of these

5.    As per the provisional data released
by the Central Statistical Organization, CSO, for 2012-13 for the states, which
among the following statement(s) is true among the following given options?
(A)  Madhya Pradesh leads major
states of the country in respect of growth rate in the year 2012-13.
(B) Gujarat has occupied
the second position in respect of GSDP by dislodging Bihar.
(C) Last year Bihar was on
the top in respect of growth rate in the year 2011-12 with 13.26 percent GSDP
(1) Only A & C                  (2) Only B & C
(3) Only B                         (4) Only A & B
(5) All are true

6.    Which among the following statements
is  true regarding the sixth edition of the Indian Premier League
(IPL) 2013?
(A) The tournament is
featuring ten teams this season
(B) This is the first
season with PepsiCo as the title sponsor. 
(C) The new team taking
part in this season is Sunrisers Hyderabad
(D) Glenn Maxwell, the biggest buy in IPL player
(1) Only A & B                  (2) Only B & D
(3) Only A, B & D              (4) Only B, C & D
(5) All are true

7.    Consider the following:
(A) Currency with the
(B) Demand deposits with
(C) Time deposits with
Which of these are
included in Broad Money (M3) in India?
(1) A & B                           (2)
A & C                    
(3) B & C                           (4)
A, B & C               
(5) None of these

8.    “A bank for the Buck” is a book
written by one of India’s top financial journalists Tamal Bandyopadhyay. The
Book is a story of ___?
(1) ICIC
Bank                    (2) HDFC Bank          
(3) Axis
Bank                    (4) Yes Bank  
(5) None
of these

9.    Which of the following is the largest
shareholder in “Infradebt”, India’s first Infrastructure Debt Fund (IDF) under
the non-banking financial company?
(1) LIC                               (2) Bank of Baroda    
(3) ICICI Bank                   (4)
CITI Bank 
(5) None of these

10.  In case of Cooperatives banks working
in India, the role of the RBI is of a joint supervisor and regulator. Who
amongst the following is an other regulator of such banks?
(1) SEBI                            (2) Registrar of Companies   
(3) SBI                               (4) Registrar of Cooperative Societies
(5) None of these