Basic General Awareness Question & Answer for Bank Exam Set A

June 23, 2014

1.Grand Central Terminal, Park Avenue, New York is the world's
 A. largest railway station
 B. highest railway station
 C. longest railway station
 D. None of the above

2.  Entomology is the science that studies
 A. Behavior of human beings
 B. Insects
 C. The origin and history of technical and scientific terms
 D. The formation of rocks

3.Eritrea, which became the 182nd member of the UN in 1993, is in the continent of
A. Asia 
B. Africa
C. Europe
D. Australia

4.  Garampani sanctuary is located at
 A. Junagarh, Gujarat
 B. Diphu, Assam
 C. Kohima, Nagaland
 D. Gangtok, Sikkim

5.For which of the following disciplines is Nobel Prize awarded?
 A. Physics and Chemistry
 B. Physiology or Medicine
 C. Literature, Peace and Economics
 D. All of the above

6.  Hitler party which came into power in 1933 is known as
 A. Labour Party
 B. Nazi Party
 C. Ku-Klux-Klan
 D. Democratic Party

7.Free surface of a liquid behaves like a sheet and tends to contract to the smallest possible area due to the
 A. force of adhesion
 B. force of friction
 C. centrifugal force
 D. force of cohesion

8.Gopal Krishna Gokhale
 A. started as a maths teacher and rose to the position of the principal  of Ferguson College, Pune
 B. founded the servants of India Society
 C. served as President of the Indian National Congress in 1905
 D. All of the above

9. GNLF stands for
 A. Gorkha National Liberation Front
 B. Gross National Liberation Form
 C. Both option A and B
 D. None of the above

10. Excessive secretion from the pituitary gland in the children results in
 A. increased height
 B. retarded growth
 C. weakening of bones
 D. None of the above

11. Fa-Hien was
 A. the first Buddhist pilgrim of China to visit India during the reign of  Chandragupta Vikramaditya
 B. the discoverer of Puerto Rico and Jamaica
 C. the first Buddhist pilgrim of India to visit China
 D. None of the above

12. FFC stands for
 A. Foreign Finance Corporation
 B. Film Finance Corporation
 C. Federation of Football Council
 D. None of the above

13. Fastest shorthand writer was.
A. Dr. G. D. Bist 
B. J.R.D. Tata
C. J.M. Tagore 
D. Khudada Khan

14. Epsom (England) is the place associated with
A. Horse racing 
B. Polo
C. Shooting 
D. Snooker

15. First human heart transplant operation conducted by Dr. Christian Bernard on Louis Washkansky, was conducted in
 A. 1967
 B. 1968
 C. 1958 
 D. 1922

17.Galileo was an Italian astronomer who
 A. developed the telescope
 B. discovered four satellites of Jupiter
 C. discovered that the movement of pendulum produces a regular time       measurement
 D. All of the above

18. Habeas Corpus Act 1679
 A. states that no one was to be imprisoned without a writ or warrant  stating the charge against him
 B. provided facilities to a prisoner to obtain either speedy trial or  release in bail
 C. safeguarded the personal liberties of the people against arbitrary i  mprisonment by the king's orders
 D. All of the above

19. Himalayan Mountaineering Institute is at
A. Darjeeling 
B. Dehradun
C. Marmago 
D. Dispur

20. Gabriel Daniel Fahrenheit was
 A. a German Physicist
 B. developed the mercury thermometer in 1714
 C. devised temperature scale
 D. All of the above

21. During the first crusade, crusaders reached Jerusalem and captured it in
 A. 1000 AD        B. 1099 AD
 C. 1200 AD         D. 1515 AD

22. Dr. Linus Carl Pauling is the only person to have won two Nobel prizes individually for
 A. Chemistry in 1954, Peace Prize in 1962
 B. Peace Prize in 1954, Chemistry in 1962
 C. Physics in 1954, Medicine in 1962
 D. Medicine in 1954, Physics in 1962

23. Free market is
 A. a condition in the international market where nations do not impose  customs duty or other taxes on import of goods
 B. market where the price of a commodity is determined by free play  of the forces of supply and demand
 C. ports that are exempted from payment of customs duty on articles  of commerce, primarily to encourage tourism
 D. None of the above

24. East Timor, which became the 191st member of the UN, is in the continent of
 A. Asia          B. Africa
 C. Europe       D. South America

25.Exposure to sunlight helps a person improve his health because
 A. the infrared light kills bacteria in the body
 B. resistance power increases
 C. the pigment cells in the skin get stimulated and produce a healthy    tan
 D. the ultraviolet rays convert skin oil into Vitamin D

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