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Wednesday, November 21, 2012


1) Expand FICCI ?
1. Federation of Industry Chambers and Commerce of India
2. Federation of Indian Chambers of Confederation and Industry
3. Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry
4. Federation of Industrial Chambers of Confederation of India
5. None of these

2) The Head quarters of United India Insurance Company Limited is located in
1. Mumbai
2. Kolkata
3. Pune
4. New Delhi
5. Chennai

3) In which of the following state, Institute of Rural Management, Anand is located?
1. Maharashtra
2. Punjab
3. Gujarat
4. Tamilnadu
5. Uttar Pradesh

4) Who was the first Indian to win Ramon-Magsaysay Award?
1. Mahamatma Gandhi
2. Nehru
3. Indira Gandhi
4. Vinobha Bhave
5. Guljarilal Nanda

5) Who was the first Indian to win Order of Australia Award?
1. Soli Sorabji
2. Kiran Bedi
3. Anna hazare
4. Kapil Dev
5. Dhyan Chand

6) The Head quarters of New India Assurance are located in?
1. Chennai
2. Chandigarh
3. Mumbai
4. Hyderabad
5. Bangalore

7) Who among the following won Man booker Prize twice?
1. Peter Carey
2. JM Coetzee
3. Hillary Mantel
4. Only 1 and 3
5. All the above got twice

8) In which year ICRISAT was founded?
1. 1971
2. 1972
3. 1973
4. 1974
5. 1975

9) India’s largest commercial real estate developer DLF is much in news recently. In which year it was founded?
1. 1946
2. 1947
3. 1948
4. 1949
5. 1950

Saturday, November 17, 2012


1. As per the modern definition of the bank, which is the first bank established in India in 1786?
1) The General Bank of India
2) Union Bank of India
3) Allahabad Bank
4) Indian Bank of Calcutta
5) Maharaja Rana Pratap Bank

2. One of the earliest banks in India, Bank of Hindustan was established in?
1) 1850
2) 1890
3) 1870
4) 1910
5) 1790

3. Few Indian Merchants established Union Bank in 1839 (not Union Bank of India) at?
1) Calcutta
2) Bombay
3) Nagpur
4) Hyderabad
5) Shimla

4. One of the oldest joint stock banks, Bank of Upper India in 1863, merged with?
1) Allahabad Bank
2) British Indian Bank
3) Indian Catholic Bank
4) Punjab National Bank
5) Alliance Bank of Shimla

5. First entirely Indian joint stock bank Oudh Commercial Bank was established in 1881 at?
1) Faizabad (Uttar Pradesh)
2) Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh)
3) Godhra (Gujarat)
4) Varanasi (Uttar Pradesh)
5) Calcutta (West Bengal)

6. The first phase of Indian banking runs between 1786 to 1969. The highlights of this period include?
1) Establishment of banks in India
2) Report of Hilton-Young Commission
3) Establishment of Reserve Bank of India
4) Establishment of State Bank of India
5) All of the above

7. The second phase of Indian banking runs between 1969 to 1991. The highlights of this period include?
1) Nationalization of banks
2) Insurance of bank deposits
3) Setting up of Regional Rural Banks
4) Establishment of NABARD
5) All of the above

8. Third phase of Indian Banking runs between 1991 till today. The highlights of this period include?
1) Introduction of banking reforms
2) Infusion of Information Technology
3) More entry of Foreign banks
4) Customer Banking
5) All of the above

9. Economic and Banking pundits divide the functions of RBI into three categories. They are?
1) Traditional, Promotional and Aggressive
2) Frictional, Promotional and Supervisory
3) Traditional, Promotional and Selective
4) Direct, Autocrat and Supervisory
5) Traditional, Promotional and Supervisory

10. ......functions of Reserve Bank of India include Banker to the government, issuing of currency notes, control the foreign exchange, and fight against the economic crisis.
1) Traditional
2) Promotional
3) Supervisory
4) Autocrat
5) Negligent

Thursday, November 15, 2012


1. Ubuntu is an example of which kind of Source Model?
1) Open Source
2) Vertical Market Software
3) Horizontal Market Software
4) Shareware
5) None of these

2. ..... is a computer program that fills the screen with moving images or patterns when the computer is not in use.
1) Wallpaper
2) Computer Screen
3) Screen Saver
4) Both 1 and 3
5) None of these

3. Which of the following is a valid unit of measurement of Bandwidth?
1) Data Per second
2) Information Per second
3) Bits Per second
4) All the above
5) None of these

4. Which of the following is true about Intranet?
1) It is a Private Network
2) It is a Public Network
3) It is a Network which can access illegally.
4) Only 1 and 3
5) None of the above

5. The process of loading an Operating System into main memory is called:
1) Formatting
2) Posting
3) Booting
4) Partitioning
5) None of the above

6. Line by line translation of a program is done by:
1) Interpreter
2) Translator
3) Compiler
4) All the above
5) None of these

7. SQL is a:
1) Programming Language
2) Communication Language
3) Low-level language
4) Query Language
5) None of the above

8. Network of Networks is known as :
1) Intranet
2) Internet
3) Extranet
4) VPN
5) MAN

9. Which of the following is true about Java?
1) It is an OOP language
2) It is Platform Independent
3) It provides more security
4) It was Designed by Sun Microsystems.
5) All the above

10. The process of replacing a software with a newer version is called:
1) Upgrading
2) Installing
3) Updating
4) Downloading
5) Replacing

Tuesday, November 13, 2012


1. Four of the following five are alike in a certain
way and hence form a group. Which is
the one that does not belong to that group?
1) Kitten
2) Goat
3) Calf
4) Foal
5) Lamb

2. In a certain code language 'do re me' means 'he is late', 'fa me la' means 'she is early' and 'so ti do' means 'he leaves soon'. Which word in that language means 'late'?
1) la
2) do
3) me
4) Data inadequate
5) None of these

3. Deepika tells Shraddha "Your mother's father's son is the husband of my sister." How is Deepika related to Shraddha ?
1) Sister-in-law
2) Cousin
3) Aunt
4) Data inadequate
5) None of these

4. If '+' means '÷', '÷' means '×', '×' means '−' and '−' means '+'. What will be the value of the following expression?
15 ÷ 5 × 9 + 3 − 6 = ?
1) 78
2) 72
3) 28
4) 30
5) None

5. If 'A' is substituted by 1, 'B' by 2 and so on upto 'Z' which is substituted by 26, what will be the sum of the numbers substituted for the word DECAY?
1) 38
2) 41
3) 40
4) 37
5) None of these

6. Among five friends Mahesh is taller than Karan but not Yash. Hrithik is taller than Yash but not Abhishek. If they stand in increasing order of their heights, who will be first in line?
1) Abhishek
2) Yash
3) Karan
4) Data inadequate
5) None of these

7. If 'table' is called 'chair', 'chair' is called 'cupboard', 'cupboard' is called 'chalk', 'chalk' is called 'book', 'book' is called 'duster' and 'duster' is called 'table', what does the teacher use to write on the black board?
1) book
2) cupboard
3) table
4) duster
5) None of these

8. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and hence form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group?
1) Bucket
2) Tap
3) Bottle
4) Glass
5) Pitcher

9. D is A's son. C is the mother of P and wife of D. How is A related to C?
1) Father
2) Uncle
3) Father-in-law
4) Data inadequate
5) None of these

10. If E is coded as V, D is coded as Q, N is coded as Z, G is coded as T, R is coded as I and A is coded as M, which of the following will be the correct form of the word DANGER?
5) None of these

Directions (Q.11-15): Read the following information and answer the questions given below.
Seven managers Sharma, Mishra, Singh, Kulkarni, Rao, Joshi and Nair are to conduct interviews simultaneously either alone or in pairs at four different locations - Surat, Chandigarh, Delhi and Lucknow. Only one wants to travel by rail, two prefer travelling by car and the rest travel by air.
i) Sharma is going to Lucknow but neither by car nor by air.
ii) Mishra prefers to travel by car.
iii) Neither Joshi nor Nair is going to Delhi.
iv) Only those going to Surat travel by road.
v) Kulkarni will assist his friend Mishra.
vi) The two managers who go to Delhi travel by air.

11. Where will Kulkarni conduct the interviews?
1) Surat
2) Lucknow
3) Chandigarh
4) Cannot be determined
5) None of these

12. Who goes to Delhi?
1) Mishra-Kulkarni
2) Rao-Singh
3) Kulkarni-Joshi
4) Data inadequate
5) None of these

13. Which of the following is true?
1) Kulkarni travels by air.
2) Nair will assist Rao.
3) Sharma conducts interviews alone.
4) Joshi goes to Chandigarh.
5) None of these

14. Who will conduct interviews at Chandigarh?
1) Nair
2) Singh
3) Rao
4) Data inadequate
5) None of these

15. Which of the following pairs is different from the other four with regards to mode of travel?
1) Sharma-Mishra
2) Rao-Mishra
3) Nair-Rao
4) Kulkarni-Joshi
5) Sharma-Singh

Directions (Q.16-20): Each of the following questions below consists of a question and two statements numbered I and II given below it. You have to decide if the data provided in the statements are sufficient to answer the question. Read both statements and
Give answer 1) if the data in statement I alone are sufficient to answer the question, while the data in statement II alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer 2) if the data in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the questions, while the data in statement I alone are not sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer 3) if the data either in statement I alone or in statement II alone are sufficient to answer the question.
Give answer 4) if the data given in both the statements I and II together are not sufficient to answer the question, and
Give answer 5) if the data in both the statements I and II together are necessary to answer the question.

16. Who is in the middle of the row comprising A, B, C, D and E?
I. B is to right of C, who is second from the left.
II. A is standing to the left of C, who is D's neighbour.

17. What is Shilpa's rank in the class?
I. The class strength is 45.
II. Shilpa is eight ranks below Mahesh who stood 17th.

18. Who runs the fastest among L, M, N and P?
I. P runs faster than L, who is the slowest.
II. M runs faster than N but slower than P.

19. On which day of the week did Satish watch a movie?
I. Satish only watches movie with his friends.
II. Satish went out for dinner on Tuesday.

20. How is Gita related to Ganesh?
I. Gita's brother is Ganesh's father's eldest son.
II. Ganesh's wife's mother-in-law is Gita's mother.

Directions(Q.21-25): In each of the questions below are given two statements followed by two conclusions numbered I and II. You have to take the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions logically follows from the given statements disregarding commonly known facts.
Give answer 1) if only conclusion I follows.
Give answer 2) if only conclusion II follows.
Give answer 3) if either conclusion I or II follows.
Give answer 4) if neither conclusion I nor II follows.
Give answer 5) if both conclusions I and II follows.

21. Statements: All fish are birds.
Some hens are fish.
Conclusion: I. Some hens are birds.
II. No birds are hens.

22. Statements: Some shoes are coats.
Some coats are buttons.
Conclusion: I. No button is shoe.
II. Some shoes are buttons.

23. Statements: All bats are boys.
All boys are gloves.
Conclusion: I. Some gloves are bats.
II. All bats are gloves.

24. Statements: All puppies are tigers.
All kittens are tigers.
Conclusion: I. All puppies are kittens.
II. All tigers are puppies.

25. Statements: Some doctors are nurses.
All nurses are patients.
Conclusion: I. All doctors are patients.
II. Some patients are doctors.


1-2; 2-5; 3-3; 4-1; 5-1; 6-3; 7-1; 8-2; 9-4; 10-2;
11-1; 12-2; 13-5; 14-4; 15-3; 16-5; 17-2; 18-5; 19-4; 20-3;
21-1; 22-3; 23-5; 24-4; 25-2.

Thursday, November 8, 2012


1. The former Prime Minister of Bangladesh Begum Khaleda Zia visited India in November 2012. She is currently Leader of the Opposition and Chairperson of which of the following political parties?
1) Awami League
2) Bangladesh Jamaat-e-Islami
3) Bangladesh Nationalist Party
4) Bangladesh Jatiya Party
5) Communist Party of Bangladesh

2. Fed Cup is the premier team competition in women's tennis. Which country won the 2012 Fed Cup on November 4, 2012?
1) Czech Republic
2) Serbia
3) Germany
4) Russia
5) Spain

3. 'Playing to Win' is written by which of the following sportspersons?
1) Sania Mirza
2) Sachin Tendulkar
3) Saina Nehwal
4) Anil Kumble
5) Vishwanathan Anand

4. Who was conferred the 27th Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration on October 31, 2012, the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi?
1) A.R.Rahman
2) Shyam Benegal
3) Javed Akhtar
4) Gulzar
5) Lata Mangeshkar

5. Which of the following statements about Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) is not correct?
1) APEC is a forum for 21 Pacific Rim countries that seeks to promote free trade and economic cooperation throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
2) Its headquarters is in Jakarta.
3) The 24th APEC summit was held in Vladivostok, Russia in September 2012.
4) The 25th APEC summit will be held in Bali, Indonesia in October 2013.
5) India is not a member of APEC.

6. Venu Srinivasan received the Ishikawa-Kano Award in Hong Kong in August 2012. He is the Chairman of which of the following companies?
1) Videocon
2) TVS Motors
3) Future Group
4) Ashok Leyland
5) Kinetic Group

7. The Tagore University for Liberal Arts is the first of the proposed 'innovation univers-ities'. It will come up in which of the following cities?
1) Pune
2) Kolkata
3) Nalanda
4) Hyderabad
5) Kharagpur

8. Nadzeya Ostapchuk was stripped of her gold medal that she won in the women's shot put in the London Olympics for testing positive for an anabolic steroid. She belongs to?
1) Poland
2) Belarus
3) Czech Republic
4) Slovakia
5) Slovenia

9. On August 1, 2012, the Indian government allowed Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) from which of the following countries?
1) Bangladesh
2) Sri Lanka
3) Pakistan
4) Afghanistan
5) Myanmar

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Punjab and Sind Bank Recruitment

Punjab and Sind Bank is inviting applications from Indian citizens for recruiting following posts: 

Vacancy Details:
General Manager-01
Asst. Gen.Manager-02

Age:  40-55 Yrs

Qualification:  Degree/B.Tech/MBA/CA/PG

Application Last Date:  10-11-2012

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