Bank of Baroda General Socio-Economic & Banking Awareness

  1. 1

    RBI’s open market operation transactions are carried out with a view to regulate—

  1. 2

    When more than one banks are allowing credit facilities to one party in coordinationwith each other under a formal arrangement, the arrangement is generally known as—

  1. 3

    Open market operations, one of the measures taken by RBI in order to control creditexpansion in the economy means —

  1. 4

    The bank rate means—

  1. 5

    What is an Indian Depository Receipt ?

  1. 6

    An instrument that derives its value from a specified underlying (currency, gold,stocks etc.) is known as—

  1. 7

    Fiscal deficit is—

  1. 8

    In the Capital Market, the term arbitrage is used with reference to—

  1. 9

    Reverse repo means—

  1. 10

    The stance of RBI monetary policy is—

  1. 11

    Currency Swap is an instrument to manage—

  1. 12

    ‘Sub-prime’ refers to—

  1. 13

    Euro Bond is an instrument—

  1. 14

    Money Laundering normally involves—

  1. 15

    The IMF and the World Bank were conceived as institutions to—

  1. 16

    Capital Market Regulator is—

  1. 17

    In the term BRIC, R stands for—

  1. 18

    FDI refers to—

  1. 19

    What is Call Money ?

  1. 20

    Which is the first Indian company to be listed in NASDAQ ?

  1. 21

    Which of the following is the Regulator of the credit rating agencies in India ?

  1. 22

    Who is Brand Endorsing Personality of Bank of Baroda ?

  1. 23

    The branding line of Bank of Baroda is—

  1. 24

    The logo of Bank of Baroda is known as—

  1. 25

    Which of the following statements(s) is/are True about the exports of China which is a close competitor of India ?

    (i) China’s economic success is basically on the fact that it exports cheaper goods to rich nations like the USA, etc.
    (ii) In the year 2007 China’s exports became almost 40% of its GDP.
    (iii) When compared to India China’s share in the World Exports is more than 30% whereas India’s share is mere 6% of the global exports.

  1. 26

    One of the major challenges banking industry is facing these days is money laundering.Which of the following acts/norms are launched by the banks to prevent money laundering in general ?

  1. 27

    Lot of Banks in India these days are offering M-Banking Facility to their customers. What is the full form of ‘M’ in ‘MBanking’?

  1. 28

    Which of the following is/are true about the ‘Sub-Prime Crisis’ ?

    (i) It is a mortgage crisis referring to credit default by the borrowers.
    (ii) Sub-Prime borrowers were those borrowers who were rated low and were high risk borrowers.
    (iii) This crisis originated because of negligence in credit rating of the borrowers.

  1. 29

    Which of the following is not the part of the structure of the Financial System in India ?

  1. 30

    Which of the following is not the part of the scheduled banking structure in India ?(

  1. 31

    As we all know Govt. of India collects tax revenue on various activities in the country. Which of the following is a part of the tax revenue of the Govt. ?

    (i) Tax on Income
    (ii) Tax on Expenditure
    (iii) Tax on Property or Capital Asset
    (iv) Tax on Goods and Services

  1. 32

    We very frequently read about Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in newspapers. These SEZs were established with which of the following objectives ?

    (i) To attract foreign investment directly.
    (ii) To protect domestic market
    from direct competition from multinationals.
    (iii) To provide more capital to agricultural and allied activities.

  1. 33

    Which of the following groups of countries has almost 50% share in global emission of carbon every year ?

  1. 34

    Which of the following correctly describes the concept of ‘Nuclear Bank’ floated by International Atomic Energy Agency ?

    (i) It is a nuclear fuel bank to be shared by all the nations jointly.
    (ii) It is a facility to help nations in enrichment of uranium.
    (iii) It is an agency which will keep a close vigil on the nuclear programme of all the nations.

  1. 35

    Many times we read about Future Trading in newspapers.What is ‘Future Trading’ ?

    (i) It is nothing but a trade between any two stock exchanges wherein it is decided to purchase the stocks of each other on a fixed price throughout the year.
    (ii) It is an agreement between two parties to buy or sell an underlying asset in the future at a predetermined price.
    (iii) It is an agreement between stock exchanges that they will not trade the stocks of each other under any circumstances in future or for a given period of time.

  1. 36

    Inflation in India is measured on which of the following indexes/indicators ?

  1. 37

    As per the reports published in the newspapers a section of society staged a demonstration at the venue of the G-8 Summit recently. What was/were the issues towards which these demonstrators were trying to draw the attention of G-8 leaders ?

    (i) Food shortage which has taken 50 million people in its grip.

    (ii) Inflation which has gone up substantially across the Globe.

    (iii) USA’s consistent presence in Iraq.

  1. 38

    Hillary Clinton formally suspended her campaign to ensure election of who amongst the following for the next President of USA ?

  1. 39

    Hugo Chavez whose name was recently in news is the—

  1. 40

    The Govt. of India has raised the amount of the Loan Waiver to the farmers by 20%. Now the amount is nearly—

  1. 41

    Delimitation Commission has made a recommendation that next Census should be Panchayat-wise. When is the next Census due ?

  1. 42

    The World Health Organisation has urged that advertisements of which of the following should be banned to protect youth from bad effects of the same ?

  1. 43

    Which of the following countries has allocated a huge amount of US $ 10 billion to provide relief to its earthquake victims ?

  1. 44

    India and Nepal have many agreements on sharing of the water of various rivers. Which of the following rivers is not covered under these agreements ?

  1. 45

    Which of the following names is not closely associated with space programme of India or any other country ?
  1. 46

    Vijay Hazare Trophy is associated with the game of—

  1. 47

    Which of the following was the theme of the Olympic Torch ?

  1. 48

    Which of the following schemes is not a social development Scheme ?

  1. 49

    Which of the following is not a member of the ASEAN ?

  1. 50

    Which of the following Awards are given for excellence in the field of Sports?


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