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Bank of Baroda Agriculture Officers Exam Solved Question Paper 2008

Bank of Baroda Agriculture Officers Exam Solved Question Paper 2008

General Socio - Economic & Banking Awareness

(Held on 14-12-2008)

1. Which of the following is grown in the cold climate of Kashmir?
(A) Coconut
(B) Palm
(C) Saffron
(D) Jute
(E) All these
2. Which of the following was India's rank in "Global Hunger Index for 2007" ?
(A) 118th
(B) 101th
(C) 96th
(D) 90th
(E) 50th
3. Which of the following banks has taken over the Centurion Bank of Punjab recently ?
(A) IDBI Bank
(B) ICICI Bank
(C) HDFC Bnak
(D) Axis Bank
(E) None of these
ANS (c)
4. The 11th five year plan aims at a growth rate at which of the following levels ?
(A) 8%
(B) 9%
(C) 9.5%
(D) 10%
(E) 11%
5. Which of the following is NOT a Social Sector Programme ?
(A) Mid Day Meal Scheme
(B) Look East Policy
(C) Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan
(D) Kutir Jyoti
(E) Development of Women & Children in Rural Area
6. Which of the following is NOT an Employment Generating Programme of the Govt. of India ?
7. Which of the following is NOT a plantation crop ?
(A) Cconut
(B) Potato
(C) Oil Palm
(D) Cashew
(E) Rubber
8. Which of the following terms is used in Rifle Shooting ?
(A) Bull's Eye
(B) Smash
(C) Stroke
(D) Trump
(E) Punch
9. Ram Baran Yaday has taken over as the ________
(A) President of Nepal
(B) Prime Minister of Nepal
(C) Governor of Assam
(D) Governor of Manipur
(E) Governor of Kerala
10. The 15th SAARC Summit was organized in August 2008 in _____
(A) India
(B) Pakistan
(C) Nepal
(D) Sri Lanka
(E) Bangladesh
11. Service sector in India is about what percentage of the total gross Domestic Product (GDP)?
(A) 30%
(B) 40%
(C) 54%
(D) 48%
(E) 64%
12. The theme of which of the following was "Meeting Global Challenge Trough Innovative Cooperation" ?
(A) G-8 Summit
(D) European Union
(E) Summit of Eight Islamic Developing Countries
13. Which programme was launched to provide housing to rural people ?
(A) Indira Awas Yojana
(B) Slum Development Yojana
(C) Adarsh Basti Programme
(D) Balmiki Ambedkar Awas Yojana
(E) None of these
14. Which of the following is not a part of Bulk Imports in our country ?
(A) Fertilizers
(B) Iron & Steel
(C) Handicraft
(D) Edible Oil
(E) Non Ferrous Metals
15. Who amongst the following won the "Indian Open Grand Prix Badminton Championship" held in April 2008 ?
(A) Thailand
(B) India
(C) England
(D) China
(E) None of these
16. Who was given "Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award " for 2007 recently ?
(A) Abhinav Bindra
(B) Sania Mirza
(C) Sachin Tendulkar
(D) M.S.Dhoni
(E) Vishwanathan Anand
17. Right to Education Bill Envisages to provide free education to the children of the age group of _____
(A) Upto 2 and 1/2 Years
(B) Upto 3 years
(C) Upto 5 years
(D) Upto 6 years
(E) 6-14 years
18. 34th National Game (in 2009) will be organized in _____+
(A) Goa
(B) Maharashtra
(C) West Bengal
(D) Punjab
(E) Jharkhand
19. Who amongst the following won the "Best Booker Prize" given away recently ?
(A) Anita Desai
(B) Shobha De
(C) Kiran Desai
(D) Vikram Seth
(E) Salman Rushdie
20. Who amongst the following was given Mahatma Gandhi International Award for Reconcillation and Peace 2008 ?
(A) Amartya Sen
(B) Pushpakamal Dahal Prachanda
(C) Sonia Gandhi
(D) L.K.Advani
(E) Nelson Mandela
21.Dayana Mendoza who was adjudged Miss Universe 2008 is a citizen of ___
(A) Britain
(B) China
(C) Russia
(D) Venezuela
(E) India
22. The US Open Mixed Doubles 2008 was won by the pair of _____
(A) Roger Federer-Serena Williams
(B) Leander Paes - Serena Williams
(C) Sania Mirza - Leander Paes
(D) Cara Black - Leander Paes
(E) Cara Black - Mahesh Bhupati
23. The Association of China , Brazil, India , Mexico and South Africa is known as ______
(A) G-8
(B) G-15
(C) G-4
(D) G-5
24. National Judicial Council is headed by whom amongst the following ?
(A) Chief Justice of India
(B) President of India
(C) Vice President of India
(D) Speaker of the Lok Sabha
(E) Union Law Minister
25. Who amongst the following crossed 5000 runs milestone in Test Cricket recently ?
(A) Irfan Pathan
(B) Harbhajan Singh
(C) Anil Kumble
(D) M.S.Dhoni
(E) Virendra Sehwag