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Set 12 – Computers Awareness Quiz for SBI IBPS Bank PO/Clerk

Which of the following could be digit input devices for computers? (a) Digital comcorder (b) Microphone (c) Scanner (d) All of these (e) None of these Solution : D The............ enables you to simultaneously keep multiple Web pages open in one browser window. (a) tab box (b) pop-up-helper (c) tab row (d) address bar (e) Esc key Solution : C You can use the............ bar to type a URL and display a Web page, or type a keyword to display a list of related Web pages. (a) Menu (b) Title (c) Search (d) Web (e) Address Solution : E Storage media such as a CD read and write information using .................. (a) a laser beam of red light (b) magnetic dots (c) magnetic strips (d) All of these (e) None of these Solution : A The collection of links throughout the Internal creates an interconnected network called the.................. (a) Wide Area Web (b) Web (c) World Wide Web (d) All of these (e) None of these Solution : C Every computer has a(n)  many also have .................... (a) operating system, a client system (b) operating system, instruction sets (c) application programs, an operating system (d) application programs, a client system (e) operating system, application ' programs Solution : C Main memory works in conjunction with ................. (a) special function cards (b) RAM (c) CPU (d) Intel (e) All of these Solution : C A sales clerk at a checkout counter scanning a tag on an item rather than keying it into the system, is using.................. (a) input automation (b) item data automation (c) scanning automation (d) source data automation (e) None of these Solution : C A(n).......... composed of several computers connected together to share resources and data. (a) internet (b) network (c) backbone (d) hyperlink (e) protocol Solution : B Which of the following is a storage device that uses rigid, permanently installed magnetic disks to store data/information ...................... (a) floppy diskette (b) hard disk (c) permanent disk (d) optical disk (e) None of these Solution : B Microsoft Office is an example of a................... (a) closed-source software (b) open-source software (c) horizontal-market software (d) vertical-market software (e) compiler Solution : B A popular way to learn about computers without ever going to a classroom is called ............. (a) i-learning (b) isolated learning (c) e-learning (d) close learning (e) Distance learning Solution : C A person who used his or expertise to gain access to other people's computers to get information illegally or do damage is a ...................... (a) spammer (b) hacker (c) instant messenger (d) programmer (e) analyst Solution : B  Computer software can be defined as............... (a) the computer and its associated equipment (b) the instructions that tell the computer what to do (c) computer components that act to accomplish a goal (d) an interface between the computer and the network (e) the interaction between the computer and its database. When speaking of computer Solution : B  input and output, input refers to................ (a) any data processing that occurs from new data input into the compliter (b) retrieval of data or information that has been input into the computer (c) data or information that has been entered into the computer (d) the transmission of data that has been input into the computer (e) Both (c) and (d) Solution : C There are several primary categories of procedures. Which of the following is not a primary category of procedures? (a) Testing (b) Backup and recovery (c) Firewall development (d) Design (e) None of these Solution : D The operating system called UNIX is typically used for ................... (a) desktop computers (b) laptop computers (c) supercomputers (d) Web servers (e) All of these Solution : D The .................file format is a method of encoding pictures on a computer. (a) HTML (b) JPEG (c) FTP (d) URL (e) DOC Solution : B Press................... to move the insertion point to the Address box, or to highlight the URL in the Address box. (a) ALT + D (b) ALT + A (c) SHIFT + TAB (d) TAB + CTRL (e) CTRL + S Solution : C Computer systems are comprised of........................ (a) hardware, programs, networks people information,and (b) hardware, software, procedures, networks, and people (c) hardware, programs, information,and procedures people (d) hardware, programs, processors, procedures, networks and people (e) hardware, programs, processors. procedures and people Solution : D

Set 11 – Computers Awareness Quiz for SBI IBPS Bank PO/Clerk

Using Windows Explorer, a plus (+) sign in front of a folder indicates : (a) an open folder (b) the folder contains subfolders (c) a text file (d) a graphics file (e) None of these Solution :  B An application program that helps the user to change any number and immediately see the result of that change is : (a) Desktop publishing program (b) Database (c) Spreadsheet (d) All of these (e) None of these Solution :  C What is the responsibility of the logical unit in the CPU of a computer? (a) To produce result (b) To compare numbers (c) To control flow of information (d) To do math's works (e) None of these Solution :  B The number of characters that can be stored in given physical space is : (a) Word length (b) Byte (c) Data density (d) Field (e) None of these Solution :  C ..................are used to identify a user who returns to a Website. (a) Cookies (b) Plug-ins (c) Scripts (d) ASPs (e) None of these Solution :  A When you are selecting a mouse for a particular computer system, what is the most important consideration? (a) The type of drivers that come with the mouse (b) The length of the mouse cord (c) The type of connector the mouse is equipped with (d) The number of buttons the mouse has (e) None of these Solution :  C If text was highlighted and 'Edit' `Copy' was clicked, what would happen? (a) Text would be copied from the document and placed in the clipboard (b) Text would be removed from the document and placed in the clipboard (c) Text from the clipboard would be placed in the document at the place where the cursor is blinking (d) Only (b) and ((c) (e) None of these Solution :  A Which of the following are advantages of CD-ROM as a storage media? (a) CD-ROM is an inexpensive way to store large amount of data and information (b) CD-ROM disks retrieve data and information more quickly than magnetic disks do (c) CD-ROMs make less errors than magnetic media (d) All of these (e) None of these Solution :  B A .............is the term used when a search engine returns a Web page that matches the search criteria. (a) blog (b) hit (c) link (d) view (e) success Solution :  C The ...............is the term used to describe the window that is currently being used. (a) Web Window (b) Display area (c) WordPad Window (d) Active window (e) Monitor Solution :  D A microprocessor is the brain of the computer and is also called a(n)............ (a) microchip (b) macrochip (c) macroprocessor (d) calculator (e) software Solution :  A Storage and memory differ with respect to which of the following characteristics? (a) Price (b) Realiability (c) Speed (d) All of these (e) None of these Solution :  D What are two examples of freeware? (a) WinZip and Linux (b) Shareware and File sharing (c) Microsoft Word and the Google toolbar (d) Instant Messaging and the Google toolbar (e) Microsoft Power Point and Microsoft Excel Solution :  B If a disk drive fails but the computer application running and using it can continue processing, this application is said to have been designed with this feature ....... (a) 100 percent uptime (b) fault tolerance (c) high reliability (d) All of these (e) None of these Solution :  B What is e-commerce? (a) Buying and selling international goods (b) Buying and selling products and services over the Internet (c) Buying and selling products and services not found in stores (d) Buying and selling products having to do with computers (e) Buying and selling of electronic goods Solution :  B What are the four things needed to connect to the Internet? (a) telephone line, modem. computer and an ISP (b) modem, computer, PDA, and ISP (c) telephone line, PDA, modem and computer (d) computer, ISP, modem and communication software (e) monitor, keyboard, mouse, modem Solution :  D Which of the following functions are not performed by servers? (a) Email processing (b) Database sharing (c) Processing Web sites (d) Storage (e) Word processing Solution :  D Which media have the ability to have data/information stored (written) on them by users more than once? (a) CD-R disks (b) CD-RW disks (c) Zip disks (d) OptiDisks (e) Both CD-RW disks and Zip disks Solution :  B The process of transferring files from a computer on the internet to your computer is called ..................... (a) downloading (b) uploading (c) upgrading (d) noting (e) downsizing Solution :  B The.................. controls a client computer's resources. (a) application program (b) instruction set (c) operating system (d) server application (e) compiler Solution :  D

Sports ( September 2016 ) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) agreed to add five new sports to the list of games for 202 Tokyo Olympics in its 19th session at Rio de Janeiro in August 2016. Which of the following is not among the five inclusions? (a) Chess (b) Karate (c) Surfing (d) Skateboard Solution :  A Founder chairperson of Reliance Foundation, Nita Ambani has become the first Indian woman to have elected as an individual member of International Olympic Committee (IOC). Who among the following Indians is an honorary member of IOC ? (a) Suresh Kalmadi (b) PT Usha (c) Randhir Singh (d) Lalit Bhanot Solution : C Which of the following won the Pro Kabaddi title by defeating Jaipur Pink Panthers in the final played in Hyderabad? (a) U Mumba (b) Patna Pirates (c) Bengal Warriors (d) Bengaluru Bulls Solution : B  Who among the following won the Formula One German Grand Prix 2016 at Hockenheim? (a) Mark Webber (b) Jenson Button (c) Nico Rosberg (d) Lewis Hamilton Solution :  D Sabina Park cricket stadium is in: (a) Port of Spain (b) Antigua (c) Bridgetown (d) Kingston Solution :  D India won the first test of its four-test series in West Indies on July 22, 2016. The match was played at which stadium? (a) Queen's Park Oval - Port of Spain, Trinidad & Tobago (b) Sir Vivian Richards Stadium North Sound, Antigua (c) The Kensington Oval Bridgetown, Barbados (d) Windsor Park - Roseau, Dominica Solution :  B 18-year-old Neeraj Chopra created a new junior world record in which athletics event at the IAAF World Under-20 Championships in Poland in July 2016? (a) Shot put (b) Decathlon (c) Triple jump (d) Javelin throw Solution : D USA's Kendra Harrison broke a 28-year-old world record in which women's athletics event in July 2016? (a) 100 m hurdles (b) 200 m (c) 400 m hurdles (d) 3000 m steeplechase Solution : A  Who among the following won the Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix in Budapest on July 24, 2016? (a) Mark Webber (b) Jenson Button (c) Nico Rosb erg (d) Lewis Hamilton Solution : D Vijender Singh won the WBO Asia Pacific Super Middleweight title by defeating who among the following in Delhi? (a) Kerry Hope (b) Bob McEwan (c) Samet Hyuseinov (d) Herbert Jenkins Solution : A 

Banking / Economics ( September 2016 ) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

An enterprise sells its accounts receivables (invoices) to the bank at a discount. Later, the bank recovers money from the buyer on the maturity date of the invoices. What is it called in banking? (a) Reverse mortgage (b) Securitisation (c) Factoring (d) Take out financing Solution :  C  Which of the following was changed in RBI's bi-monthly review of monetary policy on August 9. 2016? (a) Repo Rate (b) Cash Reserve Ratio (c) Statutory Liquidity Ratio (d) None of the above Solution :  D Consider the following statements on deposits in FCNR (B) Accounts. I. Canadian Dollar and Australian Dollar are among the designated currencies in which these deposits can be made II. Repatriation of principal amount and interest is permitted III. These deposits can be opened only in the form of term deposits Which of the above statements is/are correct? (a) I only (b) I and II only (c) II and III only (d) I, II and III Solution :  D Project Ananya is a digital banking initiative of which of the following banks? (a) Federal Bank (b) Karur Vysya Bank (c) Indian Bank (d) Syndicate Bank Solution :  D An online finance facilitation portal for the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) was launched by the government in August 2016. MSMEs can now apply for loans from banks on which of the following portals? (a) IFCI (b) IDFC (c) IDBI (d) NSCI Solution :  D Centre has constituted national committee on trade facilitation in consequence of India's ratification of the World Trade Organisation Agreement on Trade Facilitation in April 2016. The committee will be headed by: (a) Chief Economic Advisor (b) NITI Aayog Chairman (c) SEBI Chairman (d) Cabinet Secretary Solution :  D The government has decided to set up a committee to look into all issues including foreign direct investment norms pertaining to the fast growing e-commerce industry in the country. The committee will be headed by: (a) Chief Economic Advisor (b) NITI Aayog Chairman (c) SEBI Chairman (d) Finance Secretary Solution :  B Guidelines for 'on tap' Licensing of Universal Banks in the Private Sector were released by RBI recently. Industrial houses, whose income from non-banking sources is over of total, will not be eligible to set up a universal bank in the country. (a) 10 per cent (b) 20 per cent (c) 30 per cent (d) 40 per cent Solution :  D Which of the following is the website launched by the Reserve Bank of India along with other financial sector regulators to address the menace of illegal deposit taking/money pooling? (a) www.bag.rbi.org.in (b) www.sachet.rbi.org.in (c) www.wallet.rbi.org.in (d) www.packet.rbi.org.in Solution :  B The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up a committee which will study various facets of household finance in India. The committee is headed by who among the following? (a) Bimal Jalan (b) Deeepak Parekh (c) Roopa Kudva (d) Tarun Ramadorai Solution :  D The government has approved a R&D project for development of Advanced Ultra Super Critical (AUSC) Technology for Thermal Power Plants. It is a joint initiative of NTPC, BHEL and which of the following? (a) Defence Research and Development Organization (b) Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (c) Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (d) Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research Solution : D Which of the following pairs of persons and their companies in Information Technology sector is not matched correctly? (a) Romesh Wadhwani Symphony Technology Group (b) Bharat Desai - Intel (c) Larry Ellison - Oracle (d) Jeff Bezos - Amazon Solution : B  Global Fund has joined hands with which corporate group to launch India Health Fund (IHF) aimed at addressing key health challenges in the country? (a) Tata (b) Reliance Industries (c) Aditya Birla (d) Godrej Solution : A Which of the following became the first public sector company to raise funds with the launch of its 'Green Masala Bond' on the London Stock Exchange (LSE)? (a) BHEL (b) ONGC (c) SAIL (d) NTPC Solution : D  The Finance Ministry has notified an inflation target for the next five years ending on March 31, 2021. The RBI will work to contain consumer price index-based inflation at an average 4 per cent, with an upper limit of and lower limit of (a) 7%, 1% (b) 6%, 2% (c) 5%, 3% (d) 4.5%, 3.5% Solution : B What is the foodgrain production in 2015-16 according to the fourth Advance Estimates of crop production in 2015-16 released recently? (a) 242.22 million tonnes (b) 252.22 million tonnes (c) 262.22 million tonnes (d) 272.22 million tonnes Solution : B Which of the following has been launched by Intel India to promote government's Digital India initiative? (a) Vikas Kendras (b) Yuva Kendras (c) Unnati Kendras (d) Kaushal Kendras Solution : C The Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) was launched in June 2015. Under "Rehabilitation of Slum Dwellers with Participation of Private Developers Using Land as a Resource", central grant of upto per house is provided. (a) 50,000 (b) 75,000 (c) 1 lakh (d)  1.25 lakh Solution : C Which of the following…

National ( September 2016 ) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

Which Bill's passage in Monsoon session of Parliament has enabled the levy of goods and services tax (GST)? (a) Constitution (100th Amendment) Bill, 2016 (b) Constitution (101st Amendment) Bill, 2016 (c) Constitution (102nd Amendment) Bill, 2016 (d) Constitution (103rd Amendment) Bill, 2016 Solution :  C The government launched 'Smart Ganga City' programme in August 2016 in 10 cities located along Ganga to set up Sewage Treatment Plants (STPs) and improve drainage network. What will be the Centre's contribution in setting up STPs? (a) 60% (b) 70% (c) 80% (d) 100% Solution :  D Rajya Sabha passed the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016 in August. What is the increased maternity leave? (a) 24 weeks (b) 26 weeks (c) 28 weeks (d) 30 weeks Solution :  B Government has notified the national 'Early Childhood Care and Education' (ECCE) policy. It aims to achieve holistic development of children below what age? (a) 4 years (b) 6 years (c) 8 years (d) 10 years Solution :  B The Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016 passed by the Lok Sabha in August 2016 has increased the number of overtime working hours in a quarter to : (a) 20 hours (b) 40 hours (c) 60 hours (d) 100 hours Solution :  D Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Mission Bhagiratha in Telangana in August 2016. It is related to which of the following? (a) Handloom (b) Immunisation (c) Drinking water (d) Primary education Solution :  C Which state has launched online Village Integrated Monitoring System (VIMS) for better monitoring of development projects? (a) Madhya Pradesh (b) Bihar (c) Haryana (d) Uttar Pradesh Solution : C Which state announced 33 per cent reservation to women in Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) in August 2016? (a) Mizoram (b) Meghalaya (c) Nagaland (d) Manipur Solution : C Which state launched the Quit India Movement 2 against various social ills, at the Platinum Jubilee anniversary of the Quit India Movement on August 9, 2016? (a) Mizoram (b) Meghalaya (c) Maharashtra (d) Manipur Solution : C   Which of the following has become the last state in Northeastern India to come under the jurisdiction of Imphal Central Agriculture University (CAU)? (a) Mizoram (b) Meghalaya (c) Nagaland (d) Manipur Solution :  C Which state's Assembly became the first to ratify the Goods and Services Tax (GST)? (a) Gujarat (b) Maharashtra (c) Madhya Pradesh (d) Assam Solution :  D What is the judge to population ratio in India according to the data put out by the Law Ministry in public domain recently? (a) 8 (b) 18 . (c) 28 (d) 38 Solution :  B Parliament has passed the Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Bill in August 2016 to set up six new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). The six locations do not include: (a) Goa (b) Tirupati (c) Palakkad (d) Coimbatore Solution :  D Parliament has passed the National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment), Bill, 2016. The Bill refers to NIT in: (a) Andhra Pradesh (b) Tamil Nadu (c) Kerala (d) Goa Solution :  A The Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Bill, 2016 was passed by the Lok Sabha in August 2016. The Bill seeks to amend which of the following? (a) Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002 (b) Recovery of Debts due to Banks and Financial Institutions Act, 1993 (c) Indian Stamp Act, 1899 (d) All the above Solution :  B Parliament passed the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Bill with Rajya Sabha cleared it in August 2016. The amended legislation has provision of maximum imprisonment of what duration? (a) 3 years (b) 5 years (c) 7 years (d) 9 years Solution :  C Railways launched 3-minute song Rail Geet recently. The song has been composed by who among the following? (a) Prit am (b) Shravan (c) Jatin-Lalit (d) Salim-Sulaiman Solution :  B Which state government's notification granting 10 percent reservation for the economically backward classes (EBCs) was quashed by High Court as unconstitutional? (a) Goa (b) Kerala (c) Gujarat (d) Karnataka Solution :  C What is the maximum penalty for offences under the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill passed by the Parliament recently? (a) 10,000 (b) 20,000 (c) 25,000 (d) 50,000 Solution : D The Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Amendment Bill, 2016 was passed by the Parliament in July 2016. Child labour in India was governed by the Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act (a) 1956 (b) 1966 (c) 1976 (d) 1986 Solution : D  Parliament passed the Lokpal and Lokayukta Amendment Bill 2016 in July 2016. Non-Governmental Organisations (NGO) receiving annual foreign funds of more than what amount come under its purview? (a) 10 lakh (b) 50 lakh (c) 1 crore (d) 2 crore Solution :  A According to the census data released on July 25, 2016, which state had the highest share of Parsi population in 2011? (a) Bihar (b) Gujarat (c) Maharashtra (d) Uttar Pradesh Solution :  C The Department of…

India and World ( September 2016 ) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin on August 10, 2016 jointly inaugurated the first unit of the Nuclear Plant located at which of the following places? (a) Kudankulam (b) Rawatbhata (c) Kalpakkam (d) Kakrapar Solution :  A Priti Patel called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi in August 2016. She is a Minister for international. development in which of the following countries? (a) United Kingdom (b) Canada (c) United States (d) Australia Solution :  A The United Nations has issued a stamp to mark the centenary of who among the following Indians? (a) Srinivasa Ramanujan (b) Subramania Bharati (c) Bhimsen Joshi (d) M S Subbulakshmi Solution :  D Which of the following events of BRIGS was organised in Hyderabad in July 2016? (a) BRIGS Security Working Group (b) BRIGS Sports Working Group (c) BRICS Trade Working Group (d) BRICS Employment Working Group Solution :  D Which Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) nation recently promised free passage and humanitarian support to Indian workers affected by widespread lay-offs there? (a) UAE (b) Qatar (c) Oman (d) Saudi Arabia Solution : D The 'Feed the Future India-Triangular Training Program' launched in July 2016 is a joint initiative of India and: (a) Brazil (b) Egypt (c) United States (d) France Solution : C  Which neighbouring country was designated as 'No School Going Mission' by the Indian government in July 2016? (a) Nepal (b) Bhutan (c) Sri Lanka (d) Pakistan Solution : D A Permanent Court of Arbitration tribunal has ruled that financial compensation should be paid by the India for unilaterally cancelling the deal between the government-owned Antrix Corporation and which private sector company in 2011? (a) Vertex Multimedia (b) Devas Multimedia (c) Foxconn Multimedia (d) Iridium Multimedia Solution : B  As many as 21 new sites were inscribed on UNESCO's World Heritage List in this year's session held in Istanbul in July 2016. How many Indian sites were included? (a) 0 (b) 1 (c) 2 (d) 3 Solution :  D What is India's rank among 149 countries in the Sustainable Development Goal Index 2016, released by the Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN)? (a) 80th (b) 90th (c) 100th (d) 110th Solution :  D

International ( September 2016 ) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

Voters in which country approved a draft constitution written by an army-appointed committee in a referendum organised in August 2016? (a) Indonesia (b) Malaysia (c) The Philippines (d) Thailand Solution :  D Which country hosted the "International Meeting on Counter Terrorism" in 2016? (a) Indonesia (b) Malaysia (c) The Philippines (d) Myanmar Solution :  A Which of the following hosted the seventh SAARC Interior and Home Ministers' Conference in August 2016? (a) Colombo (b) New Delhi (c) Dhaka (d) Islamabad Solution :  D Which of the following hosted the 12th World Islamic Economic Forum recently? (a) Jakarta (b) Kuala Lumpur (c) Khartoum (d) Riyadh Solution :  A The four-nation Quadrilateral Cooperation and Coordination Mechanism (QCCM) group to counter terrorism comprises Afghanistan, China, Tajikistan and (a) Mongolia (b) Kazakhstan (c) Russia (d) Pakistan Solution :  D Which of the following hosted the seventh Mekong-Ganga Cooperation Ministerial Meeting in July 2016? (a) Cambodia (b) Malaysia (c) Myanmar (d) Laos Solution :  D Which of the following does not come under the "Mekong Five" countries? (a) Cambodia (b) Malaysia (c) Vietnam (d) Thailand Solution :  B Which of the following hosted the 14th ASEAN-India Foreign Ministers' Meeting in July 2016? (a) Cambodia (b) Malaysia (c) Myanmar (d) Laos Solution :  D Which of the following hosted the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in July 2016? (a) Harbin (b) Beijing (c) Chengdu (d) Shanghai Solution :  C The UK-based Loomba Foundation is known for its welfare work for: (a) HIV affected (b) Widows (c) Orphans (d) Refugees Solution :  B

Elected / Appointed / Person in News ( September 2016 ) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

Who among the following was appointed the Managing Director of State Bank of India? (a) P. Pradeep Kumar (b) Varsha Purandare (c) Dinesh Khara (d) Pawan Kumar Bajaj Solution :  C KM Hanumantharayappa, who has taken charge as new Chairman of Central Silk Board, is known for his contribution in which field? (a) Dairying (b) Fisheries (c) Sericulture (d) Agriculture Solution :  C Which of the following won the Best Film award at the Indian Film Festival of Melbourne 2016? (a) Piku (b) Kapoor and Sons (c) Bajrangi Bhaijaan (d) Raman Raghav 2.0 Solution :  B Dhrubajyoti Ghosh won the Luc Hoffmann award in August 2016. This award is given for work in which field? (a) Environment (b) Education (c) Health (d) Human Rights Solution :  A Who among the following was appointed the Whole-Time Member at Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI)? (a) Gurumoorthy Mahalingam (b) Chetan Ghate (c) Michael Patra (d) Gangadhar Darbha Solution :  A Who among the following took charge as the new Chairperson of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) in August 2016? (a) V. S. Krishnan (b) Rani Singh Nair (c) Sudha Sharma (d) Ram Tirath Solution :  B Who among the following was appointed the new Chairman of the Ceasefire Monitoring Group set up to, formalise a permanent peace accord with Naga groups? (a) P. C. Haldar (b) D. K. Pathak (c) P.N. Sajeesh (d) D. Shekhar Solution :  B Who among the following was elected by Nepal's Parliament the country's new Prime Minister? (a) Sushil Koirala (b) Jhalanath Khanal (c) Pushpa Kamal Dahal (d) Sher Bahadur Deuba Solution :  C Nelson Mandela Day was observed across the world on his birth anniversary on 2016. (a) July 18 (b) July 19 (c) July 20 (d) July 21 Solution :  A Who among the following is the author of the book `Modi and his Challenges' released recently? (a) Rajiv Kumar (b) Tarun Chopra (c) Nikhil Kumar Singh (d) Varsha Dixit Solution : A When was the International Youth Day observed in August 2016? (a) August 9 (b) August 12 (c) August 19 (d) August 23 Solution : B  Who among the following was appointed the new Prime Minister of Tunisia? (a) Moncef Marzouki (b) Youssef Chahed (c) Habib Essid (d) Mehdi Jomaa Solution :  B Which is the latest book authored by J.K. Rowling released in August 2016? (a) Harry Potter and the Cursed Child (b) Harry Potter and The Half Blood Prince (c) Harry Potter and the Deathly Illows (d) Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone Solution :  A First International Day for the Conservation of the Mangrove Ecosystem was observed on : (a) July 26 (b) July 27 (c) July 28 (d) July 29 Solution :  A Who among the following was re-elected the President of Asian Development Bank for a second five year term beginning November 2016? (a) Kikuo Iwata (b) Hiroshi Tanaka (c) Masayoshi Son (d) Takehiko Nakao Solution :  D

Sports ( August 2016 ) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

Who among the following sportspersons is the author of the book 'Ace Against Odds' released recently? (a) Deepika Pallikal (b) Sania Mirza (c) Saina Nehwal (d) Jwala Gutta Solution :  C Who among the following won the Men's Singles title at Wimbledon 2016? (a) Rafael Nadal (b) Andy Murray (c) Milos Raonic (d) Roger Federer Solution :  B Who among the following won the Women's Singles title at Wimbledon 2016? (a) Petra Kvitova (b) Martina Hingis (c) Venus Williams (d) Serena Williams Solution :  D Who among the following won the FIDE Women's Grand Prix 2016 trophy in Chengdu? (a) Padmini Rout (b) Koneru Humpy (c) Harika Dronavalli (d) Soumya Swaminathan Solution :  C Who among the following won the Men's Singles title at the Canada Open Badminton 2016? (a) HS Prannoy (b) Parupalli Kashyap (c) B. Sai Praneeth (d) Kidambi Srikanth Solution :  C Who among the following won the Formula 1 Austrian Grand Prix 2016? (a) Mark Webber (b) Jenson Button (c) Nico Rosberg (d) Lewis Hamilton Solution :  D Who among the following won the Women's Champions Trophy Hockey 2016 organised in London? (a) Australia (b) The Netherlands (c) India (d) Argentina Solution :  D Who among the following was the captain of the Chilean team that won the 2016 Copa America soccer tournament in USA? (a) Gary Medel (b) Claudio Bravo (c) Francisco Silva (d) Marcelo Diaz Solution :  B Who among the following was appointed the new Coach of Indian cricket team by the BCCI? (a) Anil Kumble (b) Ravi Shastri (c) Sunil Gavaskar (d) Dilip Vengsarkar Solution :  A Who among the following won the Formula One European Grand Prix 2016 in Baku? (a) Mark Webber (b) Jenson Button (c) Nico Rosberg (d) Sebastian Vettel Solution :  C

Banking And Economy ( August 2016 ) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

The government has announced the setting up of India International Skill Centres for implementing which of the following schemes? (a) Pravasi Kaushal Vikas Yojana (b) Pradhan Kaushal Vikas Yojana (c) Pratham Kaushal Vikas Yojana (d) Parishram Kaushal Vikas Yojana Solution :  A  What is NSQF under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)? (a) National Skill QualityFramework (b) National Skill Qualification Framework (c) National Skill Quotation Framework (d) National Skill QuestFramework Solution :  B The government has decided to increase central funding for municipal solid waste management projects of the project cost from July 2016 (a) 25% (b) 30% (c) 35% (d) 40% Solution :  C What is the minimum permissible investment (grams per person per fiscal year) under the Sovereign Gold Bond scheme? (a) 1 gram (b) 2 grams (c) 3 grams (d) 4 grams Solution :  A RBI has set up an inter-regulatory working group to study the entire gamut of regulatory issues relating to financial technology and digital banking in India. It will be chaired by: (a) Jasbir Singh (b) Chetan Ghate (c) Sudarshan Sen (d) Gangadhar Darbha Solution :  C The rupee-denominated bonds or masala bonds are instruments through which Indian entities can raise funds by accessing overseas capital markets. Which of the following has become the first Indian entity to raise funds by issuing such bonds? (a) ICICI Bank (b) HDFC (c) IFCI (d) NABARD Solution :  B Under the Gold Monetisation Scheme, CPTC is: (a) Credit and Purity Testing Centres (b) Commerce and Purity Testing Centres (c) Calibration and Purity Testing Centres (d) Collection and Purity Testing Centres Solution :  D The Supreme Court appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) has recommended a total ban on cash transactions above what amount in its report submitted in July 2016? (a)  1 lakh (b)  2 lakh (c)  3 lakh (d)  4 lakh Solution :  C The government has set up a high-level committee to consider a "reasonable increase" in minimum support price (MSP) for pulses and bonus for farmers producing pulses. Who among the following is the head of this committee? (a) Arvind Subramanian (b) Abhijeet Sen (c) Rakesh Mohan (d) Deepak Parekh Solution :  A  Tata Advanced Systems has tied up with which of the following to manufacture helicopters in India for civilian and military requirements? (a) Bell (b) Sikorsky (c) Cessna (d) Gulfstream Solution :  A The State Bank of India has tied-up with Society for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (SINE) to promote innovation by fintech startups. SINE is based at: (a) IISc Bangalore (b) IIT Bombay (c) IIT Kanpur (d) IIT Delhi Solution :  B Which of the following has acquired microfinance lender Grama Vidiyal Micro Finance? (a) Canara Bank (b) Indian Bank (c) Bandhan Bank (d) IDFC Bank Solution :  D Which of the following has acquired Lafarge India cement? (a) Nirma (b) UltraTech (c) JK Cement (d) Tata Solution :  A NBCC, a Navratna Central Government public sector enterprise, stands for National Construction Corporation. (a) Block (b) Bricks (c) Border (d) Building Solution :  D Under the interest subvention scheme approved by the Cabinet, farmers who repay their short-term crop loans on time will have to pay an interest of only. (a) 3 percent (b) 4 percent (c) 5 percent (d) 6 percent Solution :  B According to RBI's Handbook of Statistics on Indian States, which state had the highest gross state domestic product (GSDP) in 2014-15? (a) Gujarat (b) Tamil Nadu (c) Maharashtra (d) West Bengal Solution :  C The World Bank signed an agreement to provide $625 million loan to which bank for lending to Grid Connected Rooftop Solar Photovoltaic projects at low rates? (a) IndusInd Bank (b) HDFC Bank (c) Punjab National Bank (d) State Bank of India Solution :  D Which of the following holds the largest stake in Credit Information Bureau India Ltd (CIBIL)? (a) LIC (b) Equifax (c) Experian (d) TransUnion International Solution :  D Which bank has set up a pilot ATM machine that dispenses cash against a bearer cheque at its Gurgaon branch in tie up with NCR Corp? (a) IndusInd Bank (b) HDFC Bank (c) Punjab National Bank (d) State Bank of India Solution :  A What is the maturity period of Kisan Vikas Patra? (a) 90 months (b) 100 months (c) 110 months (d) 120 months Solution :  C

National ( August 2016 ) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

The Centre has given its 'in-principle' approval to set up the country's 13th Major Port in which state? (a) Andhra Pradesh (b) Tamil Nadu (c) Kerala (d) Goa Solution :  B which of the following has become the first state in the country to introduce minimum wages for part time workers? (a) Rajasthan (b) Jharkhand (c) Karnataka (d) Haryana Solution :  A Which state claimed to have started the country's first Commercial Dispute Resolution Center and Commercial Court? (a) Rajasthan (b) Jharkhand (c) Chhattisgarh (d) Haryana Solution :  C The Kaladan Multimodal Transit Transport Project is a joint initiative of India and which neighbouring country? (a) Bhutan (b) Nepal (c) China (d) Myanmar Solution :  D Which state capital hosted the second BRICS Youth Summit in July 2016? (a) Itanagar (b) Guwahati (c) Agartala (d) Shillong Solution :  B which of the following has become the first state in the country to set up 'Happiness Department'? (a) Rajasthan (b) Uttarakhand (c) Bihar (d) Madhya Pradesh Solution :  D Which state has launched an online facility to enable people to rate the police stations on a scale 1 to 5 points after providing personal details? (a) Rajasthan (b) Uttarakhand (c) Bihar (d) Maharashtra Solution :  A Centenary celebrations of which of the following concluded in June 2016? (a) Archaeological Survey of India (b) Zoological Survey of India (c) Geological Survey of India (d) National Archives of India Solution :  B The Union Cabinet has approved the implementation of the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission for central government employees and pensioners. The minimum monthly pay has been increased to: (a) Rs. 12,000 (b) Rs. 14,000 (c) Rs. 16,000 (d) Rs. 18,000 Solution :  D Which of the following has rated Gujarat and Delhi as India's most investment-friendly States/UTs in its State Investment Potential Index unveiled recently? (a) CMIE (b) NCAER (c) ADB (d) CRISIL Solution :  B What is India's rank in the World Bank Logistics Performance Index (LPI) 2016? (a) 25th (b) 35th (c) 45th (d) 55th Solution :  B Which of the following has supplied the fastest train to run in India which clocked a speed of 180 km/h in a trial conducted by Railways on July 13, 2016. (a) Bombardier (b) Talgo (c) Hyundai (d) Alstom Solution :  B Which state has announced the setting up of the country's first industrial park exclusively for women entrepreneurs? (a) Rajasthan (b) Uttarakhand (c) Bihar (d) Maharashtra Solution :  B Which airport saw the unveiling of world's largest charkha (spinning wheel) recently? (a) Bengaluru International Airport (b) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad (c) Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi (d) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai Solution :  C President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated a smart model village pilot project at the Rashtrapati Bhavan recently. The five villages covered under this project belong to which state/union territory? (a) Delhi (b) Bihar (c) Haryana (d) Uttar Pradesh Solution :  C The Centre has set up a committee to examine the "desirability and feasibility" of having a new financial year, replacing the existing April—March period. The committee is headed by: (a) K M Chandrasekhar (b) Shankar Acharya (c) Rakesh Mohan (d) Rajiv Kumar Solution :  B The National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme has been approved by the Union Cabinet. The objective is to encourage employers to hire apprentices. How much of the total stipend payable to an apprentice would be paid by the government? (c)) 35% (a) 5% (d) 45% (b) 25% Solution :  B  Which of the following has become India's first port to implement logistics data tagging of containers to track cargo? (a) Kandla (b) JNPT (c) Mormugao (d) New Mangalore Solution :  B Uniform Civil Code comes under which article of the Indian Constitution? (a) Article 3 (b) Article 7 (c) Article 11 (d) Article 44 Solution :  D What is India's rank on the Human Capital Index of 130 countries launched by Geneva-based World Economic Forum (WEF)? (a) 75th (b) 85th (c) 95th (d) 105th Solution :  D  The Union Agriculture Ministry has launched CMRS (Crop Manager for Rice-based Systems) app for farmers in which state? (a) Goa (b) Bihar (c) Kerala (d) Rajasthan Solution :  B India's first island district was announced in which state? (a) Assam (b) West Bengal (c) Tamil Nadu (d) Goa Solution :  A The HRD Ministry has announced new UGC regulations for collaboration of Indian Educational Institutions (IEIs) with foreign academic institutions (FEIs). Which of the following statements is not correct? (a) IEIs and FEIs can award joint degrees (b) Collaboration permitted for bothgraduate and undergraduate courses (c) Name of the collaborating FEI can be indicated on the degree (d) All the above Solution :  A The draft National Forest Policy 2016, prepared by Indian Institute of Forest Managerrfent (IIFM), was unveiled by the Environment Ministry recently. It seeks to replace the National Forest Policy of (a) 1966 (b) 1976…

India And World ( August 2016 ) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

During the PM Modi's four-nation tour to Africa, India agreed to provide credit of $ 29.95 million to which of the following for upgrade of Rift Valley Textiles Factory (RIVATEX)? (a) Mozambique (b) South Africa (c) Tanzania (d) Kenya Solution :  D Which of the following hosted the BBIN (Bhutan, Bangladesh, India and Nepal) Business Forum meeting in July 2016? (a) Itanagar (b) Guwahati (c) Agartala (d) Kolkata Solution :  D Indian government launched which operation to evacuate people from South Sudan in July 2016? (a) Operation Rahat (b) Operation Himmat (c) Operation Sankat Mochan (d) Operation Nivaran Solution :  C UNESCO inscribed Nalanda Mahavihara (Nalanda University) on its World Heritage List at its World Heritage Committee meeting in Istanbul in July 2016. It was founded by who among the following? (a) Chandragupta II (b) Kumargupta I (c) Budhagupta (d) Purugupta Solution :  B Which of the following Indian NGOs has trained women in Africa in fabrication, repair and maintenance of solar lanterns and household lighting systems? (a) Deepalaya (b) Lok Biradari Prakalp (c) Centre for Science & Environment (d) Barefoot College Solution :  D How many countries are members of the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) after India jointed it on June 26, 2016? (a) 15 (b) 25 (c) 35 (d) 45 Solution :  C Prime Minister Narendra Modi went on an official visit to South Africa in July 2016. Meeting of the South Africa-India CEOs Forum was held at which of the following places? (a) Durban (b) Pretoria (c) Centurion (d) Cape Town Solution :  B India has decided to enter into a long-term arrangement for supply of which of the following commodities from Mozambique? (a) Sugar (b) Cocoa (c) Pulses (d) Rubber Solution :  C India and Sri Lanka agreed recently to start negotiations on fast-track basis for the proposed ETCA.' 'T' in ETCA stands for: (a) Trade (b) Transfer (c) Telecom (d) Technology Solution :  D India has established an apparel training centre at Kaduna in which country under the Cotton Technical Assistance Programme for Africa? (a) Nigeria (b) Namibia (c) South Africa (d) Senegal Solution :  A Consider the following diseases. I. Yaws II. Cholera III. Neonatal tetanus Which of the above has been eliminated from India according to an announcement by the World Health Organization (WHO)? (a) Only I (b) Both II and III (c) Both I and III (d) Both II and III Solution :  C  ISRO's PSLV-C34 successfully put 20 satellites into orbit following launch on June 22, 2016. Which of the following was among them? (a) Astrosat (b) Cartosat (c) Oceansat (d) Meteosat Solution :  B

International ( August 2016 ) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

The Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA) in The Hague ruled recently that China has no historical title over the waters of the South China Sea (SCS). The PCA charged China with breaching the sovereign rights of which country? (a) Japan (b) Malaysia (c) Philippines (d) Laos Solution :  C Zuojiang Huashan rock art cultural landscape was inscribed on its World Heritage List by UNESCO recently. It is in which country? (a) Japan (b) China (c) Vietnam (d) South Korea Solution :  B Which of the following hosted the Meeting of Labour and Employment Ministers of G20 countries 2016? (a) Harbin (b) Beijing (c) Chengdu (d) Shanghai Solution :  B What is the Upper House of Parliament in Japan called? (a) Senate (b) House of Elders (c) National Council (d) House of Councillors Solution :  D The John Chilcot report in United Kingdom was in news recently. It is about which issue? (a) London Olympics 2012 (b) Exit from EU (c) Black money (d) Invasion of Iraq Solution :  D  Which country was at the top in terms of the money held by its citizens with banks in Switzerland, as per data released by the Swiss National Bank recently? (a) United Kingdom (b) India (c) United States (d) France Solution :  A What is the currency of Kenya? (a) Kenyan shilling (b) Kenyan dollar (c) Kenyan kwanza (d) Kenyan rand Solution :  A The United Nations has 193 members. South Sudan joined as member............... in July 2011. (a) 189th (b) 190th (c) 191st (d) 193rd Solution :  D What was the theme of the 11th Asia-Europe Meeting Summit (ASEM), held in Mongolian capital Ulaanbaatar? (a) Partnership for the Future through Cooperation (b) Partnership for the Future through Continuity (c) Partnership for the Future through Communication (d) Partnership for the Future through Connectivity Solution :  D The United States has decided to set up THAAD anti-ballistic missile defence system on the Korean peninsula to counter threats from North Korea. THAAD stands for ...................High Altitude Area Defence. (a) Theatre (b) Tactical (c) Terminal (d) Tertiary Solution :  C NASA's spacecraft Juno was in news in July 2016 for entering orbit of which planet? (a) Venus (b) Jupiter (c) Mars (d) Neptune Solution :  B Which of the following is the world's fastest supercomputer in the Top500 list, released at the International Supercomputing Conference in Germany? (a) Titan (b) Sequoia (c) Hazel Hen (d) Sunway TaihuLight Solution :  D Which of the following has launched the Project Premonition initiative against mosquito-borne illnesses like dengue and Zika in India? (a) IBM (b) Google (c) Facebook (d) Microsoft Solution :  D

Elected / Appointed / Person in News ( August 2016 ) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

Who among the following was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh on July 17, 2016? (a) Nabam Tuki (b) Kalikho Pul (c) Pema Khandu (d) Kameng Dolo Solution :  C Who among the following has become the new Prime Minister of United Kingdom? (a) Amber Rudd (b) Justine Greening (c) Elizabeth Truss (d) Theresa May Solution :  D Who among the following was appointed the Chairperson of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)? (a) Shashank Arora (b) Chhaya Mahajan (c) Hrushikesh Senapaty (d) Rakesh Kumar Chaturvedi Solution :  D Who among the following was appointed the Chairperson of the Airports Authority of India (AAI)? (a) Amitabh Kundu (b) Vikas Malhotra (c) Prabhat Kumar Awasthi (d) Guruprasad Mohapatra Solution :  D Who among the following is the President of Kenya? (a) Eliud Kipchoge (b) Dennis Kimetto (c) Stanley Biwott (d) Uhuru Kenyatta Solution :  D Who among the following Congress leaders is the author of the book 'Courage and Commitment'? (a) Kumari Selja (b) Ambika Soni (c) Margaret Alva (d) Shashi Tharoor Solution :  C Sushila Karki was appointed the first female (a) Defence Minister of Nepal (b) Speaker of Nepal's Parliament (c) Governor of Nepal's Central Bank (d) Chief Justice of Nepal's Supreme, Court Solution :  D Who among the following has been selected for the 2016 International Maritime Organization Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea? (a) Kalyani Gupta (b) Roopa Damodar (c) Chandra Sinha (d) Radhika Menon Solution :  D Who among the following was appointed the new Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL)? (a) Utpal Bora (b) Vartika Shukla (c) R. K. Gupta (d) D. Rajkumar Solution :  D Who among the following Hindi authors was conferred with the Kusumanjali Sahitya Samman recently? (a) Ramdarash Mishra (b) Surya Prasad Dixit (c) Usha Kiran Khan (d) Kusum Khemani Solution :  D Who among the following won the Caine Prize for short story 'Memories We Lost'? (a) Olufemi Terry (b) Henrietta Rose-Innes (c) Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor (d) Lidudumalingani Mqombothi Solution :  D Which of the following has announced R. Baskar Babu as its new President? (a) Indian Banks Association (IBA) (b) Micro Finance Institutions Network (MFIN) (c) Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) (d) Institute of Chartered Solution :  B Accountants of India (ICAI) Who among the following is the President of Tanzania? (a) Job Ndugai (b) Kassim Majaliwa (c) Mohamed Othman (d) John Pombe Magufuli Solution :  D UNSECO 'has appointed Kudsi Ergiiner of Turkey an Artist for Peace. He is a well-known: (a) Sculptor (b) Painter (c) Musician (d) Poet Solution :  C Who among the following former RBI Governors is the author of 'Who moved my interest rate?' (a) Bimal Jalan (b) S. Venkitraman (c) Y. V. Reddy (d) D. Subbarao Solution :  D

Set 8 – Computers Awareness Quiz for SBI IBPS Bank PO/Clerk

Which devices were used in first generation of computers : (a) Integrated circuit (b) Processor (c) Microprocessor (d) Vaccum tubes (e) None of these Solution :  D  Which part of the hardware compensate the difference between the speed of CPU and peripheral? (a) Scanner (b) Printer (c) Video card (d) Motherboard (e) Interface Solution :  D Computers designed for specialized work and specific instructions? (a) Mainframe computer (b) Special purpose computer (c) Portable computer (d) Super computer (e) None of these Solution :  D Who manages for computer resources? (a) ALU (b) BUS (c) Control unit (d) I/O unit (e) Secondary memory Solution :  C Which of the following statements is true about RAM? (a) It retains data when the PC is turned-off (b) It is a type of read and write memory (c) It contains start-up instructions (d) It is a peripheral (e) It stands for Read Access Memory Solution :  C MB stands for : (a) Micro Bytes (b) Mega Bytes (c) Mini Bytes (d) Milli Bytes (e) Midi Bytes Solution :  B Identify the fastest memory : (a) Hard disk (b) DVD ROMs (c) Cache memory (d) Static RAM (e) None of these Solution :  C To start a computer system, which memory is optional? (a) RAM (b) ROM (c) Cache (d) Secondary memory (e) RAM and ROM Solution :  B Which high speed memory co-ordinate with the speed gap between processor and main memory? (a) Cache (b) PROM (c) EPROM (d) SRAM (e) None of these Solution :  A A data warehouse is which of the following? (a) Can be updated by end users (b) Contains numerous naming conventions and formats (c) Organized around important subject areas (d) Contains only current data (e) None of these Solution :  C Which of the following is largest unit of storage (a) GB (b) KB (c) MB (d) TB (e) None of these Solution :  D This part of the operating system manages the essential peripherals, such as the keyboard, screen, disk drives, and parallel and serial posts (a) Basic input/output system (b) Secondary input/output system (c) Peripheral input/output system (d) Marginal input/output system (e) None of these Solution :  A Making a field means that it cannot be left blank. (a) Numeric (b) Required (c) Calculated (d) Validated (e) None of these Solution :  B Disk can be used to store (a) Sequential files (b) Random files (c) Both (a) and (b) (d) Automatic (e) None of these Solution :  A Which of the following is NOT the part of DBMS? (a) Monitoring the data input (b) Monitoring the data base usage (c) Reviewing the DBMS log (d) Both (a) and (b) (e) None of these Solution :  A  Firewall acts as (a) Modem (b) Browser (c) Router (d) Both (a) and (b) (e) None of these Solution :  C Which of the following is not a part of CPU? (a) CU (b) Hard disk (c) Memory (d) Both (a) and (b) (e) None of these Solution :  B Which of the following is NOT the function of Clock in CPU? (a) Timing pulses (b) Interrupt (c) Flow of operation (d) Both (a) and (b) (e) None of these Solution :  D LOOP in a computer (a) calls another function (b) repetivilly executes given data (c) ends the execution (d) makes system calls (e) None of these Solution :  B Which of the following memories can be erased? (a) RAM (b) DRAM (c) EIROH (d) ROM (e) None of these Solution :  A

Set 7 – Computers Awareness Quiz for SBI IBPS Bank PO/Clerk

What type of devices are computer speakers or headphones ? (a) Input (b) Input/Output. (c) Software (d) Storage (e) Output Solution :  E Which type of memory holds the program to start up the computer? (a) ROM (b) RAM (c) Cache (d) Static (e) None of these Solution :  A The term used to describe the intangible instructions that tell the computer what to do is ................... (a) hardware (b) software {c) storage (d) input/output (e) None of these Solution :  B A computer tower is not ............................... (a) A CPU (b) Hardware (c) the "Heart" of the computer (d) A peripheral (e) None of these Solution :  D A computer cannot perform which of the following functions ? (a) Addition (b) Subtraction (c) Bake a cake (d) Division (e) None of these Solution :  C Which of the following has the smallest storage capacity ? (a) Zip Disk (b) Hard Disk (c) Floppy Disk (d) Data Cartridge (e) CD Solution :  C What type of devices are CDs or DVDs? (a) Input (b) Output (c) Software (d) Storage (e) Input/Output Solution :  D Why it is called as RAM ? (a) Because it is a Read and Write memory. (b) Because it is a volatile memory. (c) Because it can directly retrieve the location of the selected data and instructions stored on the chip. (d) Because it is a non-volatile memory. (e) None of these Solution :  C Which of the following describes the feature of SRAM ? (a) Cheap but slow (b) Power consumption is high and costlier. (c) Based on transistor-capacitor combination (d) Power consumption is low (e) None of these Solution :  B Which of the following disks in Read only? (a) DVD-R (b) DVD-ROM (c) DVD-RW (d) CD-R (e) None of these Solution :  B Speed of Clock frequency or Microprecessor is measured in? (a) Hertz (b) Baud Rate (c) CPS (d) Bits (e) Bytes Solution :  A  Which of the following devices is generally costlier ? (a) Server (b) Notebook computer (c) Personal computer (d) Laptop computer (e) Mainframe Solution :  A The advantage of a LAN is ...................... (a) Sharing peripherals (b) Backing up your data (c) Saving all your data (d) Accessing the Web (e) Automatic printing of data Solution :  A Of the 5 words listed below, which one is the odd one out ? (a) Applications (b) Peripherals (c) Programs (d) Software (e) Operating System Solution :  B What type of device is a computer printer ? (a) Input (b) Input/Output (c) Software (d) Storage (e) Output Solution :  E What is the biggest number you can get with 8 bits ? (a) 256 (b) 128 (c) 1000 (d) 255 (e) 1024 Solution :  E What type of device is a digital camera ? (a) Input (b) Output (c) Software (d) Storage (e) Input/Output Solution :  A What is mailing-list ? (a) Collection of e-mail addressess (b) Collection of files (c) Collection of folders (d) Collection of dates (e) Collection of events Solution :  A Hardware attached to a tower is known as : (a) CPU (b) Software (c) Peripheral (d) Storage (e) None of these Solution :  C What is a standard file format for text files? (a) )PEG (.jpg) (b) Bitmap (.bmp) (c) Word (.doc) (d) Text (.txt) (e) .xls Solution :  C

SPORTS ( July 2016) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

Who among the following won the Women's Singles title at the Australian Badminton Open Superseries in June 2016? (a) Sun Yu (b) Saina Nehwal (c) Carolina Marin (d) Tai Tzu Ying (e) Ratchanok Intanon Solution : B Who among the following was the partner of Martina Hingis in her Mixed Doubles title win at the French Open Tennis in June 2016? (a) Rohan Bopanna (b) Mahesh Bhupathi (c) Daniel Nestor (d) Bruno Soares (e) Leander Paes Solution : E  Who among the following won the Women's Singles title at the French Open tennis by beating Serena Williams in the final in June 2016? (a) Carla Suarez Navarro (b) Victoria Azarenka (c) Garbine Muguruza (d) Angelique Kerber (e) Svetlana Kuznetsova Solution : C Who among the following won the Men's Singles title at the French Open tennis by beating Andy Murray in the final in June 2016? (a) Novak Djokovic (b) Rafael Nadal (c) Roger Federer (d) David Ferrer (e) Stanislas Wawrinka Solution : A Who among the following has been suspended for two years for testing positive for meldonium at the Australian Open in January 2016? (a) Maria Sharapova (b) Victoria Azarenka (c) Serena Williams (d) Venus Williams (e) Svetlana Kuznetsova Solution : A Who among the following became the first Indian to play first division football in Europe when he appeared in the Norwegian Premier League in May 2016? (a) Sunil Chhetri (b) Robin Singh (c) Jeje Lalpekhlua (d) Mehtab Hossain (e) Gurpreet Singh Sandhu Solution : E Who among the following won the Orange Cap for scoring most runs in the ninth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) that concluded in May 2016? (a) Virat Kohli (b) David Warner (c) AB de Villiers (d) Gautam Gambhir (e) Shikhar Dhawan Solution : A Who among the following won the Purple Cap for taking most wickets in the eighth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL) that concluded in May 2016? (a) Bhuvneshwar Kumar (b) Yuzvendra Chahal (c) Shane Watson (d) Dhawal Kulkarni (e) Ashish Nehra Solution : A Who among the following became the first tennis player to win more than $100 million in prize money in his career in June 2016? (a) Andy Murray (b) Rafael Nadal (c) Roger Federer (d) Andy Roddick (e) Novak Djokovic Solution : E Which of the following won the UEFA Champions League tournament in the final played at Milan on May 28, 2016? (a) Chelsea (b) Barcelona (c) Real Madrid (d) Bayern Munich (e) Manchester United Solution : C Who among the following won the Asian 6-Red Snooker in Abu Dhabi in May 2016? (a) Dhruv Sitwala (b) Pankaj Advani (c) Rupesh Kumar (d) Ashok Shandilya (e) Muhammad Sajjad Solution : B Russia will not be allowed to participate in which of the following in 2016 Olympic Games? (a) Weightlifting (b) Swimming (c) Gymnastics (d) Athletics (e) Wrestling Solution : D Who among the following won the Formula One Canadian Grand Prix in Montreal in June 2016? (a) Mark Webber (b) Jenson Button (c) Nico Rosberg (d) Sebastian Vettel (e) Lewis Hamilton Solution : E 'Mission 11 Million' is an initiative of the Union Ministry,- of Youth Affairs and Sports to popularise which sport in India? (a) Tennis (b) Football (c) Athletics (d) Shooting (e) Hockey Solution : B Who among the following won the Uber Cup Badminton team event for women held in China in May 2016? (a) China (b) South Korea (c) Indonesia (d) Malaysia (e) Denmark Solution : A Which of the following won the. Federation Cup football tournament in Guwahati in May 2016? (a) East Bengal (b) Salgaocar SC (c) Bengaluru FC (d) Mohun Sagan (e) Aizawl FC Solution : D Who among the following won the only medal for India at the Women's World Boxing Championship/ at Astana, Kazakhstan in May 2016? (a) Piaki Jangra (b) Sonia Lather (c) M C Mary Kom (d) Sarjubala Devi (e) Saweety Solution : B World's oldest Olympic gold medal winner Sandor Tarics died aged 102 on May 21, 2016. He won for which country? (a) Greece (b) Bulgaria (c) Hungary (d) Romania (e) Portugal Solution : C Who among the following won the Thomas Cup Badminton team event for men in China in May 2016? (a) China (b) South Korea (c) Indonesia (d) Malaysia (e) Denmark Solution : E What, is the official slogan for the Olympic and Paralympic Games revealed by the Rio 2016 organising committee in June 2016? (a) A New World (b) A Green World (c) A Happy World (d) A Beautiful World (e) A Sustainable World Solution : A

BANKING / ECONOMICS ( July 2016) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

Which of the following was changed in RBI's bi-monthly review of monetary policy on June 7, 2016? (a) Repo Rate (b) Cash Reserve Ratio (c) Statutory Liquidity Ratio (d) Bank ratio (e) None of the above Solution : E Which of the following, in its report titled "Global Economic Prospects" released in June 2016 has forecast 7.6%- growth for the Indian economy in the current year? (a) IMF (b) WEF (c) OECD (d) ADB (e) World Bank Solution : E India was the consumer of oil in the world in 2015, according to BP Statistical Review of World Energy released in June 2016. (a) Largest (b) Third largest (c) Second largest (d) Fourth largest (e) Fifth largest Solution : D What is India's position in the 2016 Global Retail Development Index (GRDI) of 30 countries by AT Kearney in June 2016? (a) First (b) Third (c) Second (d) Fourth (e) Fifth Solution : C The Union Cabinet approved setting up the India Post Payments Bank (IPP(b) as a Public Limited Company undei. the Department of Posts in June , 2016. What is the equity of Government of India in IPPB? (a) 33% (b) 49% (c) 51% (d) 74% (e) 100% Solution : E What was India's GDP growth in 2015-16 as per data released by government's Central Statistics Office (CSO) on May 7321%, 2016? (a) 7% (b) 7.2 % (c) 7.4% (d) 7.6 % (e) 7.8% Solution : D The World Bank has classified e India as economy. (a) Low-income (b) High-income (c) Lower-middle-income (d) Upper-middle-income (e) None of these Solution : C Which IT consulting firm has ranked Bengaluru as the fifth most attractive location for setting up innovation centres by global companies in June 2016? It has ranked USA's Silicon Valley as No 1. (a) Gartner (b) Accenture (c) Deloitte (d) Forrester (e) Capgemini Solution : E Which of the following has decided to set up 'IT Innovation Start-up Fund' with a corpus of Rs 200 crore for start-ups in the financial technology (fintech) space in:June 2016? (a) Andhra Bank (b) Canara Bank (c) Bank of India (d) Punjab National Bank (e) State Bank of India Solution : E The National Civil Aviation Policy 2016 was unveiled on June 15,2016. To make flying more affordable in Tier II and Tier III cities, the policy has proposed to cap airfares at per flying hour at unserved airports. (a)  1,500/- (b) 2,000/- (c)  2,500/- (d) 3,000/- (e)  3,500/- Solution : C How much was India's tea production was in 2015-16? According to the Tea Board of India it was the highest ever production. (a) 733 million kgs (b) 1233 million kgs (c) 1733 million kgs (d) 2233 million kgs (e) 2733 million kgs Solution : B Which of the following announced a deal to buy Linkedln Corp for $26.2 billion in June 2016? (a) Twitter (b) Google (c) Facebook (d) Amazon (e) Microsoft Solution : E  Which of the following launched first iris recognition-powered tablet that can be used for various authentication-related processes like e-KYC (Know Your Customer), e-Sign and other government services like Jan-Dhan Yojana and e-Citizen? (a) LG (b) Samsung (c) Toshiba (d) Dell (e) Apple Solution : B Which is India's best ranked company in Forbes magazine's annual list of the 2,000 biggest, most powerful and most valuable companies in the world in May 2016? (a) Indian Oil (b) Reliance Industries (c) HDFC (d) Fc (e) ONGC Solution : B Which of the following has topped Forbes magazine's annual list of the 2,000 biggest, most powerful and most valuable companies in the world in May 2016? (a) Industrial & Commercial Bank of China (b) China Construction Bank (c) Agricultural Bank of China (d) Bank of China (e) Toyota Solution : A

INTERNATIONAL ( July 2016) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

Which of the following country's voters rejected a proposal to introduce a guaranteed basic income for every citizen in June 2016? (a) Austria (b) Luxembourg (c) Singapore (d) Norway (e) Switzerland Solution : E  Which of the following became Asia's first country to have eliminated mother-to-child transmission of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) and syphilis in June 2016? (a) Indonesia (b) Malaysia (c) The Philippines (d) Myanmar (e) Thailand Solution : E Which of the following are the best and the worst ranked countries respectively in the Global Peace Index of 163 countries produced by the Sydney-based Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) in June 2016? (a) New Zealand, Iraq (b) Iceland, Syria (c) Japan, Afghanistan (d) Austria, Sudan (e) Norway, Somalia Solution : B The US has decided to support India's membership of MTCR. What is the objective of MTCR? (a) To promote peaceful solution to territorial disputes (b) To regulate the international transfer of nuclear technologies and materials (c) To block the proliferation of missiles that could deliver weapons of mass destruction (d) Toi ensure that exports do not lead to the development of chemical or biological weapons (e) To promote transparency in the trade in conventional arms and dual use goods and technologies Solution : C What is the ten-day military exercise organised by NATO in Poland in June 2016 called? (a) Viper (b) Trident (c) Iguana (d) Octopus (e) Anaconda Solution : E Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Afghan-India Friendship Dam also known as `Salma Dam', built with Indian assistance, in June 2016. The dam is in which province of Afghanistan? (a) Panjshir (b) Ghazni (c) Bamiyan (d) Helmand (e) Herat Solution : E  India has been ranked 70th in the `Good Country Index launched in June 2016. Which of the following is the top-ranked country? (a) Denmark (b) Sweden (c) Germany (d) Finland (e) Canada Solution : B With 18.35 , million people enslaved, Indih'w. as at the top of the Global Slavery Index (GSI) 2016 launched in June 2016. GSI is an initiative of : (a) Red Cross (b) Human Rights Watch (c) Walk Free Foundation (d) Amnesty International (e) Transparency International Solution : C Which of the following is the world's longest. tunnel of 57 km length that was inaugurated in Switzerland on June 1, 2016? (a) Mendrisio Base Tunnel (b) Erstfeld Base Tunnel (c) Gotthard Base Tunnel (d) Bellinzona Base Tunnel (e) Chiasso Base Tunnel Solution : C What was the theme of the WHO-sponsored World No Tobacco Day observed in May 2016? (a) Tobacco: deadly in any form or disguise (b) Raise taxes on tobacco (c) Tobacco kills, don't be duped (d) Get ready for plain packaging (e) Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship Solution : D A "milestarte",pact on the'strategic Chabahar Port was signed during the Indian Prime Minister's visit to Iran in May 2016. The port will give India sea-land access route to Afghanistan bypassing Pakistan. It is located in which province of Iran? (a) Qom (b) Isfahan (c) Razavi Khorasan (d) Sistan Baluchestan (e) Chaharrnahal Bakhtiari Solution : D Orlando was in news for USA's worst mass shooting case in which 50 people died in June 2016. It is in which state? (a) Connecticut (b) Colorado (c) California (d) Florida (e) Texas Solution : D Which of the following was in news for launching a rniclear-powered icebreaker Arktika in June 2016? It is claimed to be the world's biggest and most powerful icebreaker. (a) USA (b) Russia (c) Denmark (d) Canada (e) Norway Solution : B Which of the following became the world's first country to commit to zero deforestation in June 2016? (a) USA (b) Russia (d) Canada (c) Denmark (e) Norway Solution : E President Pranab Mukherjee went on an official/ visit to Namibia in June 2016. Namibia gained independence from which country in 1990? (a) United Kingdom (b) Australia (c) South Africa (d) France (e) Italy Solution : C

NATIONAL ( July 2016) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

IRCTC's Tiger Express was flagged off on World -Environment Day in June for tour to Bandhavgarh and Kanha tiger reserves. The train started its journey from which railway station in Delhi? (a) New Delhi railway station (b) Safdarjung railway station (c) Sarai Rohilla railway station (d) Anand Vihar railway station (e) Hazrat Nizamuddin railway station Solution : B Which state capital became the first in the country to have its own City Animal in June 2016? It has selected Gangetic River Dolphin. (a) Itanagar (b) Guwahati (c) Agartala (d) Shillong (e) Aizawl Solution : B Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the National Disaster Management Plan (NDMP) on June 1, 2016. It is based on the four priority themes of which of the fpllowing? (a) Berlin Framework (b) Harbin Framework (c) Sendai Framework (d) Kyoto Framework (e) Rabat Framework Solution : C What is India's rank in the Global Peace Index of 163 countries produced by the Sydney-based Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP) in June 2015? (a) 111th (b) 121st (c) 131st (d) 141st (e) 151s' Solution : D Which of the following is the Mobile App that connects consumers of solar technology products and the personnel trained in their servicing and maintenance? It was launched by Power Minister Piyush Goyal in June 2016. (a) Surya Yuva (b) Surya Mitra (c) Surya Bandhu (d) Surya Sewak (e) Surya Sarathi Solution : B Environment Ministry has declared Rhesus Macaque monkeys in which state as "vermin" for a period of one year in May 2016? This will allow for their culling to control their population. (a) Punjab (b) Bihar (c) Himachal Pradesh (d) Uttarakhand (e) Uttar Pradesh Solution : C The government increased the retirement age of doctors serving in the Central Health Service to  in May 2016. (a) 63 years (b) 64 years (a) 65 years (b) 66 years (a) 67 years Solution : C Hyderabad-based International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid and Tropics (ICRISAT) announced the complete DNA sequencing of which crop in June 23016? (a) Cotton (b) Soyabean (c) Groundnut (d) Coconut (e) Sugarcane Solution : C J.P. Nadda, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, announced inclusion of four new vaccines to the Mission Indradhanush programe. Which of the following is not included in this group? (a) Rotavirus (b) Measles Rubella (c) Inactivated polio vaccine (d) Swine Flu (e) Japanese Encephalitis for adults Solution : D India joined the Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation in June 2016. What is the code known as? (a) Lyon Code of Conduct (b) Hague Code of Conduct (c) Prague Code of Conduct (d) Zurich Code of Conduct (e) Bucharest Code of Conduct Solution : B  The government has ordered complete sealing of Assam's border with Bangladesh by June 2017. How much of the 4,096 km Indo-Bangladesh border falls in Assam? (a) 84 km (b) 284 km (c) 484 km (d) 684 km (e) 1024 km Solution : B ISRO successful tested its Reusable Launch Vehicle-Technology Demonstrator (RLV-T(d) on May 23, 2016. It was launched from: (a) Pokhran (b) Chandipur (c) Ladakh (d) Sriharikota (e) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Island Solution : D India's indigenous basic trainer aircraft, Hindustan Turbo Trainer-40 (HTT-40), made its inaugural flight in Bengaluru on June 17, 2016. Which of the following had delivered 75 trainer aircrafts to the IAF in 2012-15? (a) Dakota (b) Pilatus (c) Embraer (d) Cessna (e) Bombardier Solution : B Which state claimed to have become the first to have launched an open government data portal in June 2016? On the open government data portal, the data produced or commissioned by the government or government controlled entities can be freely used, reused and redistributed by anyone. (a) Mizoram (b) Meghalaya (c) Nagaland (d) Manipur (e) Sikkim Solution : E Which of the following is the programme launched by Union HRD Ministry to enable volunteers to offer their services for co-scholastic activities for children from class Ito VIII? (a) Shikshanjali (b) Kreedanjali (c) Gyananjali (d) Vidyanjali (e) Yoganjali Solution : D Improvements in which of the following is not among the objectives of the centre's 'Smart City' Mission to develop 100 cities at a cost of Rs.48000 crores? (a) Power supply (b) Education (c) Sanitation (d) Public transportation (e) E-governance Solution : B The government launched a software for real time monitoring of nutrition services at its Anganwadi Centers (AWCs) in May 2015. It has been developed by: (a) Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (b) Infosys Foundation (c) Bloomberg Philanthropies (d) Vedanta Foundation (e) Google Foundation Solution : A Which state received the first batch of 20 NIRBHAYA buses launched by the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways in May 2016? (a) Gujarat (b) Rajasthan (c) Haryana (d) Bihar (e) Odisha Solution : B Hindi version of Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities was renamed as which of the following recently? (a) Sabaljan Sashaktikaran Vibhag (b) Prathamjan Sashaktikaran Vibhag (c) Samarthjan…

ELECTED / APPOINTED / PERSON IN NEWS ( July 2016) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

 Who among the following succeeded Shashank Manohar as the President of BCCI in May 2016? (a) Rajeev Shukla (b) Ravi Shastri (c) Anurag Thakur (d) Sanjay Jagdale (e) Ajay Shirke Solution : C  Who among the following is the new Chief Minister of Puducherry? (a) V. Vaithilingam (b) M. Candasamy (c) R Kamalakannan (d) V. Narayanasamy (e) Malladi Krishna Rao Solution : D Who among the following will be the country's flagbearer in the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Brazil in August 2016? (a) Saina Nehwal (b) Abhinav Bindra (c) Leander Paes (d) Rohan Bopanna (e) Sania Mirza Solution : B Dinesh and Tarakeshwari Rathod became the first Indian couple to scale Mount Everest together in May 2016. They are employed in Police department of which state? (a) Punjab (b) Odisha (c) Maharashtra (d) Haryana (e) Gujarat Solution : C Who among the following cricketers is the author of the book `Six Machine: I Don't Like Cricket...I Love It' released recently? (a) Virat Kohli (b) David Warner (c) Joe Root (d) Chris Gayle (e) Shikhar Dhawan Solution : D Who among the following was named the ambassador for Swachh Bharat Mission's `Swachh Saathi' (student internship) programme in June 2016? (a) Priyanka Chopra (b) Dia Mirza (c) Vidya Balan (d) Kangana Ranaut (e) Asin Thottumkal Solution : B Who among the following Ministers represented India at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore that focussed on security in Asia-Pacific region in June 2016? (a) Rajnath Singh (b) Sushma Swaraj (c) Suresh Prabhu (d) Manohar Parrikar (e) Arun Jaitley Solution : D Who among the following was elected as the new President of Peru in June 2016? (a) Keiko Fujimori (b) Alejandro Toledo (c) Valentin Paniagua (d) Marisol Espinoza (e) Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Solution : E  Who among the following won the 100,000 Euro International Dublin Literary Award in June 2016? (a) Pankaj Mishra (b) Akhil Sharma (c) Amit Chaudhuri (d) Amitav Ghosh (e) Rana Dasgupta Solution : B Four Indian women are in the new list of Forbes' world's 100 most powerful women who atie building billion-dollar brands and calling the shots in the financial markets. Who among the following is not among them? (a) Arundhati Bhattacharya (b) Chanda Kochhar (c) Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw (d) Shikha Sharma (e) Shobhana Bhartia Solution : D India's first Mr Universe Manohar Aich died at the age of 104 on June 5, 2016. Who among the following is the only other Indian to wkri the title in 1988? (a). Sangram Chougule (b) Premchand Degra (c) Gautam Kalita (d) Rajendran Mani (e) Laxman Reddy Solution : B Boxing legend Muhammad Ali died at the age of 74 on June 4, 2016. He became, world heavyweight boxing champion for the first time by beating who among the following in 1964? (a) Ken Norton (b) Sonny Liston (c) Joe Frazier (d) Floyd Patterson (e) George Foreman Solution : B Who among the following was appointed as the Chairperson of the National Company Law Appellate Triburtal (NCLAT) in June 2016? (a) Justice A. K. Sikri (b) Justice R. K. Agrawal (c) Justice M.M. Kumar (d) Justice P. V. Reddi (e) Justice Mukul Mudgal Solution : C Who among the following became the first Indian woman to be nominated for membership in the International Olympic Committee in June 2016? (a) Nita Ambani (b) Chanda Kochhar (c) Chitra Ramakrishna (d) Kirap Mazumdar Shaw (e) Arundhati Bhattacharya Solution : A Eminent journalist Inder Malhotra passed away in New Delhi on June 11, 2016 at the age of 86. He is well-known for authoring the biography of who among the following late Prime Ministers? (a)' Jawaharlal Nehru (b)J Vishwanath Pratap Singh (C) Rajiv Gandhi (d) Indira Gandhi (e) P. V. Narasimha Rao Solution : D The one-man judicial commission on the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme for ex-servicemen was given an/extension in June 2046. Who is the head of the commission? (a) L. Narasirnhalteddy (b) Markandey Katju (c) Mukul Mudgal (d) Dalveer Bhandari (e) B. N. Srikrishna Solution : A A `Yog Geet' (yoga song) was released by the AYUSH Ministry on the occasion of International Yoga Day in June 2016. Who among the following has written this song? (a) Gulzar (b) Gatha Jadhav (c) Prasoonr Joshi (d) Javed Akhtar (e) Deeraj Saraswat Solution : E `SAHYOG-HYEOBLYEOG-2016' was a joint exercise conducted by the of India and South Korea in India in June 2016. (a) Border security forces (b) Armies (c) Navies (d) Air Forces (e) Coast Guards Solution : E Well-known Hindi novelist Mudrarakshas died at the age of 82 on June 13, 2016. What was his original name? (a) Amar Tripathi (b) Pradeep Vajpeyi (c) Subhash Chandra (d) Kamal Pandey (e) Jeevan Gupta Solution : C Who among the following was appointed" as the new CMD of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) in May 2016? (a) Sekhar Basu (b) Ratan Kumar Sinha (c) Srikumar Bannerjee (d) Shreyans Kumar Jain (e) Satish Kumar Sharma Solution : E Former Indian cricketer Laxmi Ratan Skjukla has been appointed Minister' in which newly sworn in cabinet following assembly poll results…

Computer Awareness MCQ – for Civil Services, SSC, Railway, LIC, Bank PO Clerk Exams

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Set 4 – Computers Awareness Quiz for SBI IBPS Bank PO/Clerk

Hackers.................... (1) all have the same motive (2) break into other people's computers (3) may legally break into computers as long as they do not do any damage (4) are people who are allergic to computers (5) None of these Solution:2  In page preview mode.................. (1) You can see all pages of your document (2) You can only see the page you are currently working (3) You can only see pages that do not contain graphics (4) You can only see the title page of your document (5) None of these Solution:2 What type of computers are client computers (most of the time) in a client-server system? (1) Mainframe (2) Mini-computer (3) Microcomputer (4) PDA (5) None of these Solution:2 What is the full form of `GUI' ? (1) Gnutella Universal Interface (2) Graphical User Interface (3) Graphic Uninstall/Install (4) General Utility Interface (5) None of these Solution:2  Junk e-mail is also called................... (1) spam (2) spoof (3) sniff script (4) spool (5) None of these Solution:1 A word in a web page that, when clicked, opens another document................ (1) anchor (2) URL (3) hyperlink (4) reference (5) None of these Solution:3 Which of the following referes to a small, single-site network? (1) LAN (2) DSL (3) RAM (5) USB (5) CPU Solution:1 Which keystroke will take you at the beginning or the end of a long document? (1) Ctrl+PageUP and Ctrl+ PageDown (2) Shift+Home and Shift+End (3) Ctrl +Home and Ctrl +End (4) The only way is by using the right scroll ball (5) None of these Solution:3 In Word you can force a page break ..................... (1) By positioning your cursor or at he appropriate place and pressing the F1 Key (2) By using the Insert/Section Break (3) By positioning your cursor at the appropriate place and pressing Ctrl+Enter (4) By changing the font size of your document (5) None of these Solution:3 When you want to move some text from one page to a different page, the best method is..................... (1) drag and drop (2) cut and paste (3) delete and replace (4) find and replace (5) None of these Solution:2 To view information on the web you must have a.................. (1) cable modem (2) web browser (3) Domain Name Server (4) hypertext viewer (5) None of these Solution:2 How many margins are on a page ? (1) Two (header and footer) (2) Four (top, bottom, right, left) (3) Two (landscape and Portrait) (4) Two (top and bottom) (5) None of these Solution:2 Which key is used in combination with another key to perform a specific- task? (1) function (2) arrow (3) space bar (4) control (5) None of these Solution:4 What is an embedded system? (1) A program that comes wrapped in a box (2) A program that is permanently part of computer (3) A computer that is part of a larger computer (4) A computer and software system that controls a machine or appliance (5) None of these Solution:4  Text in a column is generally alinged...................... (1) justified (2) right (3) center (4) left (5) None of these Solution:4  A directory within a directotry is called................ (1) Mini Directotry (2) Junior Directory (3) Part Directory (4) Sub Directory (5) None of these Solution:4 Why should you delete unknown e-mail attachments? (1) You could go to jail (2) the person could track you down and hurt you (3) it is bad manners (4) it mights contains a virus that could hurt your computer (5) None of these Solution:4 Selecting the Zoom command ............... (1) opens a copy of the document in a different view (2) prints a copy of the dislayed document (3) changes the magnification of the displayed document (4) saves a copy of the displayed document (5) None of these Solution:3  Name the hardware equipment that a computer is made up of................... (1) monitor, the central processing unit (CPU), the keyboard, mouse, software and network (2) monitor, the central processing unit (CPU), the keyboard, mouse, programs , and network (3) monitor, the central processing unit (CPU), the keyboard, mouse, printer and modem (4) monitor, the central processing unit (CPU), the keyboard, mouse, applications and network (5) None zit these Solution:3 Where are programs and data kept while the processor is using them? (1) Main Memory (2) Secondary memory (3) Disk memory , (4) Program memory (5) None of these Solution:1

Set 3 – Computers Awareness Quiz for SBI IBPS Bank PO/Clerk

What is the name of the process that is used to convert a series of instructions, a program, written in a high-level language into instructions (or a program) that can be run on a computer? (1) Assembling (2) Compiling (3) Translating (4) UplOading (5) None of these Solution:2 The benefitS of using computers is that.............. (1) Computers are very fast and can store huge amounts of data (2) Computers provide 'accurate output even when input is incorrect (3) Computers are designed to be inflexible (4) All of these (5) None of these Solution:1 The function of CPU is ................. (1) to provide external storage of text (2) to communicate with the operator (3) to read, interpret and process the information and instruction (4) to provide a hard copy (5) None of these Solution:3 What characteristic of read only memory (ROM) makes it useful? (1) ROM information can be easily updated (2) Data in ROM is nonvolatile, that is, it rempin there even without electrical power (3) ROM provides very large amounts of inexpensive data storage (4) ROM chips are easily swapped between different brands of computers (5) None of these Solution:2 ................is the process of carrying out commands. (1) Fetching (2) Storing (3) Decoding (4) Executing (5) None of these Solution:4 Which of the following peripheral devices displays information to a user? (1) Monitor (2) Keyboard (3) Secondary storage device (4) Secondary storage media (5) None of these Solution:1 The 'desktop' of computer referes to ................. (1) the visible screen (2) the area around the monitor (3) the top of the mouse pad (4) the inside of a folder (5) None of these Solution:1 What type of resource is most likely to be a shared common resource in a computer network? (1) keyboards (2) speakers (3) floopy disk drives (4) printers (5) None of these Solution:4 To 'maximize' a window means to ...................... (1) fill it to capacity (2) expand it to fit the desktop (3) put only like files inside (4) drag it to the Recycle bin (5) None of these Solution:2  The 'home page' of a web site is ... (1) the largest page (2) the last page (3) the first page (4) the most colorful page (5) None of these Solution:3 A personal computer is called.................. (1) MC (2) SC (3) YC (4) PC (5) None of these Solution:4  To put information in a file on a magnetick disk, or in a computer's memory, so it can be used later: (1) store (2) ship (3) shift (4) center (5) None of these Solution:1 Saving is the process of : (1) copying a document from memory to a storage medium (2) making changes to a document's existing content (3) changing the appearance or overall look, of a document (4) developing a document by entering text using a keyboard (5) None of these Solution:1 Printed information called..............  exists physically and is a more permanent form of output than that presented on display device. (1) soft copy (2) carbon copy (3) hard copy (4) desk copy (5) None of these Solution:3 To find a saved document in the computer's memory and bring it up on the screen to view ................. (1) reverse (2) rerun (3) retrieve (4) return (5) None of these Solution:3 The internet is a system of....................... (1) Software bundles (2) Web page (3) Web site (4) Interconnected Networks (5) None of these Solution:4 The first computers were programmed using............... (1) assembly language (2) machine language (3) source code (4) object code (5) spaghetti code Solution:1 You organize files by storing them in................ (1) archives (2) folders (3) indexes (4) lists (5) None of these Solution:2 In order to create columnar data in Word you need to................... (1) Tab consecutively until your cursor reaches the desired place (2) Set tabs or use the Table menu (3) You need to use Excel (4) Press the space bar until cursor reaches the desired place (5) None of these Solution:3 How many different documents can you have open at any one time? (1) No more than three (2) Only one (3) As many as your computers memory will hold (4) No more than you Taskbar can display (5) None of these Solution:3

Sports ( June 2016) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

Who among the following was chosen for the 2016 UNESCO/Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize in April 2016? (a) Khadija Ismayilova (b) Mazen Darwish (c) Ahmet twyk (d) Reeyot Alemu (e) Eynulla Fatullayev Solution: A Who won the Asian Kabaddi Championship organised in May 2016? (a) India (b) Sri Lanka (c) Bangladesh (d) Pakistan (e) China Solution: D Which club was crowned champion of the English Premier League for the first time in its 132 year history in May 2016? (a) Chelsea (b) Tottenham HotIpur (c) Liverpool (d) Leicester City (e) Manchester United Solution: D Nico Rosberg won the Formula 1 Russian Grand Prix on May 1, 2016. Where was the race held? (a) St. Petersburg (b) Volgograd (c) Samara (d) Moscow (e) Sochi Solution: E Who among the following was nominated for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award by the BCCI in May 2016? (a) Rohit Sharma (b) Bhuvneshwar Kumar (c) Murali Vijay (d) Cheteshwar Pujara (e) Virat Kohli Solution:E  Who among the following was nominated for the Arjuna Award by the BCCI in May 2016? (a) Yuvraj Singh (b) Ravichandran Ashwin (c) Robin Uthappa (d) Shikhar Dhawan (e) Ajinkya Rahane Solution:E Who among the following was named goodwill ambassador of the Indian cootingent for the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro? (a) Ajay Devgn (b) Amitabh Bachchan (c) Salman Khan (d) Shah Rukh Khan (e) Akshay Kumar Solution: C What was the performance of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis in Women's Doubles event at the Stuttgart Grand Prix tennis in April 2Q16? (a) Won title (b) Lost in final (c) Lost in semi-final (d) Lost in quarter-final (e) Lost in first round Solution: B Who among the following was the partner of Rohan Bopanna in his Men's Doubles final match at Madrid Open Tennis in May 2016? (a) Horia Tecau (b) Daniel Nestor (c) Raven Klaasen (d) Dominic Inglot (e) Florin Mergea Solution: E Michel Platini of France is known for achievements in which sport? (a) Tennis (b) Football (c) Athletics (d) Formula 1 (e) Cycling Solution: B

Banking And Economy ( June 2016) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

The Reserve Bank on May 12, 20116 issued new guidelines on ownership in private sector banks. Prior RBI approval will be required if someone wants to increase shareholding/voting rights to................... or more. (a) 2% (b) 5% (c) 8% (d) 10% (e) 12% Solution : B The Reserve Bank on May 12, 2016 issued new guidelines on ownership in private sector banks. The ceiling on foreign ownership has been retained at: (a) 33% (b) 49% (c) 51% (d) 74% (e) 90% Solution :  D The Reserve Bank on May 12, 2016 issued new guidelines on ownership in private sector banks. The ceiling on ownership for an Indian citizen in a private sector bank has been retained at: (a) 5% (b) 10 % (c) 15% (d) 20% (e) 26% Solution : B India is ranked at ninth position in crony-capitalism with crony sector wealth accounting for 3.4% of its GDP. The Crony Capitalism Index is jn initiative of which of the following? (a) Time (b) The Economist (c) Financial Times Group (d) Bertelsmann (e) Wall Street Journal Solution : B Mauritius was the........... source of foreign direct investment into India in 2014-15, accounting for about 24% of USD 24.7 billion FDI. (a) biggest (b) second biggest (c) third, biggest (d) fourth biggest (e) fifth biggest Solution : A Who athong the following is the only Indian in the Forbes list of 'Money Masters: The Most Powerful People In The Financial World' launched in May 2016? (a) Uday Kotak (b) Chanda Kochhar (c) Deepak Parekh (d) Rana Kapoor (e) Chandra Shekhar Ghosh Solution : A The world's biggest cargo aircraft made its first landing in India at the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad on May 13, 2016. It has been manufactured by: (a) Bombardier (b) Dassault Antonov (d) Lockheed Martin (e) Boeing Solution : C The Reserve Bank of India unveiled draft guidelines for applicants of universal bank licences in May 2016. What should be the minimum networth the bank should maintain at all times? (a) Rs. 10 crore (b) Rs. 50 crore (c) Rs. 100 crore (d) Rs. 250 crore (e) Rs. 500 crore Solution : E  Which of the following became India's first financial institution to tie up with the BRIGS Grouping-promoted New Development Bank (NDB) for a partnership in bond issuances, co-financing, treasury management and human resources in May 2016? (a) Yes Bank (b) Axis Bank (c) ICICI Bank (d) HDFC Bank (e) Kotak Bank Solution : C Which is the first government-owned bank to open an international banking unit (IBU) at the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) in Gandhinagar? (a) Canara Bank (b) Indian Bank (c) Dena Bank (d) Indian Overseas Bank (e) IDBI Bank Solution : B Which of the following has launched mVisa, a card-less mobile-based payment solution, in May 2016? (a) Andhra Bank (b) Canara Bank (c) Bank of India (d) Punjab National Bank (e) State Bank of India Solution : E  Which of the following organised its 49th Annual General Meeting (AGM) in Frankfurt in first week of May 2016? (a) International Monetary Fund (b) World Trade Organisation (c) Asian Development Bank (d) International Labour Organisation (e) World Bank Solution : C What is the GDP growth rate forecast for Indian economy in 2016 and 2017 by the International Monetary Fund in May 2016? (a) 5.5% (b) 6.5% (c) 7.5% (d) 8.5% (e) 9.5% Solution : C Free public Wi-Fi services were launched by Google at Vijayawada, Kacheguda and Raipur railway stations in May 2016. This service is named as which of the following? (a) RailFi (b) RailWeb (0) RailWire (d) RailNet (e) RailLoop Solution : C Prior approval of RBI will be required by foreigners wanting to open branch/liaison/project office in India in four sectors from May 2016. Which of the following is not among the four sectors? (a) Defence (b) Pharmaceuticals (c) Telecom (d) Private Security (e) Information & Broadcasting Solution : B  Capital Gains Tax is not levied on income from shares sold after......................... of purchase. (a) 3 months (b) 6 months (c) 9 months (d)12 months (e) All the above Solution : D India and Mauritius signed a protocol to amend the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) in May 2016. Capital gains earned by a Mauritian entity will be taxable in India at the full domestic tax rate from financial year 2019-20 onwards. (a) 2016-17 (b) 2017-18 (c) 2018-19 (d) 2019-20 (e) 2020-21 Solution : D Department of Disinvestment has been renamed as Department of Investment and Public Asset .................(DIMPAM). (a) Renewal (b) Manipulation (c) Development (d) Management (e) Marking Solution : D The government announced new FDI norms for asset reconstruction companies (ARCs) in May. 2016. Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in ARCs under Automatic route is available upto.................... (a) 33% (b) 49% (c) 51% (d) 74% (e) 100% Solution : E NASSCOM has inked a partnership agreement with which of the following to build a 'product design initiative' in the country? (a) Microsoft (b) Google (c) Apple (d) Twitter (e) Facebook Solution : E Auction of which of the following…

National ( June 2016) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

Which of the following is an objective of the National Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Policy approved by the Union Cabinet in May 2016? (a) Free use of IPRs in government's social welfare initiatives (b) Faster clearance of patent applications (c) Improving tax compliance (d) Raising revenues (e) Promotion of generic medicines Solution : B Which state has decided to remodel its PPP-based public distribution scheme Annapurna Bhandar with a new brand `Sabse Achcha Sabse Sasta'? (a) Chhattisgarh (b) Rajasthan (c) Uttar Pradesh (d) Haryana (e) Jharkhand Solution : B  The Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS) comprises a constellation of how many satellites? (a) 5 (b) 7 (c) 9 (d) 10 (e) 12 Solution : B Which state has decided to implement caste based reservation policy in contractual jobs in government and its undertakings from May 2016? (a) M. P. (b) Rajasthan (c) U. P. (d) Bihar (e)Jharkhand Solution : E Union MSME Minister Kalraj Mishra inaugurated the Harmukh Khadi Gram Udyog Sansthan in which state capital on May 8, 2016? (a) Dehradun (b) Shimla (c) Panaji (d) Srinagar (e) Gangtok Solution : D A bill to upgrade the Rajendra Agricultural University (RAU) into a central university was passed in May 2016. It is in which state? (a) Goa Bihar (b) Bihar (c) Haryana (d)Rajasthan (e) Himachal Pradesh Solution : B President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the newly constructed Khongjom War Monument in which state on April 23, 2016? (a) Assam (b) Meghalaya (c) Nagaland (d) Manipur (e) Sikkim Solution : D Which of the following universities has decided to introduce "Dr. Bindeshwar Pathak Chair" to provide education in the field of Sanitation and Social reforms? (a) Delhi University (b) Jadavpur University (c) Presidency University (d)Banaras Hindu University (e) Jawaharlal Nehru University Solution : D  The Central Government is working on a pilot programme to involve retired teachers and retired government officials to volunteer for co-scholastic activities in schools. What is this programme called? (a) Vidyasewa (b) Vidyagyan (c) Vidyashri (d) Vidyanjali (e) Vidyadhan Solution : D An amphibious exercise 'Jai Prahar' that saw participation of all three wings of the armed forces was organised in March-April 2016 in the : (a) Andaman and Nicobar (b) Dadra and Nagar Haveli (c) Daman and Diu (d) Lakshadweep (e) Puducherry Solution : A The Indian Navy replaced which of the following fighter plane with MiG 29K? (a) Saras (b) Sea Harriers (c) Sea Hawk (d) Black Panther (e) Short Sealand Solution : B Kendriya Vidyalayas across the country will now include in their curriculum an education programme designed to teach children to be kind to animals. What is this programme called? (a) Kind Citizen (b) Humane Citizen (c) Empathetic Citizen (d) Benevolent Citizen (e) Compassionate Citizen Solution : E Which of the following is the military training exercise held by Pivot Corps in Churu district and Suratgarh in Rajasthan in April? (a) Exercise Sudarshan (b) Exercise Prasthan—II (c) Exercise Chakravyuh—II (d) Exercise Vijeta—II (e) Exercise Prarambh—II Solution : C Gujarat government issued an ordinance providing 10 per cent reservation for the economically backward among upper castes on May 1, 2016. What is the annual family income ceiling? (a) 2 lalch (b) 5 lakh (c) 6 lakh (d) 7 lakh (e) 10 lakh Solution : C  According to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report in May 2016, India is home to four of the five cities in the world with the worst air pollution. Which of the following is not among them? (a) Gwalior (b) Rattail (c) Allahabad (d) Patna (e) Raipur Solution : B Which exercise was conducted by the Indian Coast Guard near Mumbai in May 2016? It focussed on Mass Rescue Operation (MRO) post an aircraft accident. (a) TAREX (b) SAREX (c) WAREX (d) MAREX (e) OAREX Solution : B ICGS Shourya, built by Goa Shipyard, was inducted in the Indian Coast Guard in May 2016. It is a/an (a) Frigate (b) Minesweeper (c) Dredger (d) Interceptor Boat (e) Offshore Patrol Vessel Solution : E  In which state was the Sajibu Cheiraoba New Year observed in April 2016? (a) Manipur (b) Tripura (c) Assam (d) Mizoram (e) West Bengal Solution : A Which state's Chief Minister laid the foundation stone for a 'Kisan Vikas Chamber' on the pattern of industry outfits like CII, FICCI and ASSOCHAM on April 30? (a) Punjab (b) Odisha (c) Maharashtra (d) Haryana (e) Gujarat Solution : A Which state received the "Best Indian Destination for Wildlife" award given by the Lonely Planet Group recently? (a) M. P. (b) Rajasthan (c) U. P. (d) Goa (e) Kerala Solution :A  India's first public-private-partnership (PO) agreement for research and innovation in preventive health between ICMR and Sun Pharma was announced in April 2016. It is for elimination of which disease? (a) Cholera (b) Malaria (c) Diabetes (d) Hepatitis (e) Tuberculosis Solution : B The 22nd Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) between India and which nation was organised in the Andaman Sea from April…

Person in News ( June 2016) Current Affairs MCQ : IBPS SBI Bank PO/Clerk Exams

 Who among the following will take over as the next Chief of the Naval Staff with effect from May 31, 2016? (a) Vice Admiral H. C. Bisht (b) Vice Admiral Sunil Lanba (c) Vice Admiral Satish Soni (d) Vice Admiral Anil Chopra (e) Vice Admiral SPS Cheema Solution :B Who among the following is the head of the committee set up by the government to look into revamp of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC)? (a) Shyam Benegal (b) Subhash Ghai (c) Karan Johar (d) Prakash Jha (e) Mani Ratnam Solution :A Who among the following was re-appointed Chairman of ICC Cricket Committee for a second term of three years in May 2016? (a) Ravi Shastri (b) Anil Kumble (c) Saurav Ganguly (d) Mahela Jayawardene (e) Richard Kettleborough Solution :B Who among the following was appointed as the new Chairman of the National Stock Exchange (NSE) in May 2016? (a) Vinod Rai (b) Pramod Deo (c) Ashok Chawla (d) Bimal Jalan (e) Chandrajit Banerjee Solution :C Who among the following has topped the Forbes list of 'Money Masters: The Most Powerful People In The Financial World' launched in May 2016? (a) Jamie Dimon (b) Warren Buffet (c) George Soros (d) Lloyd Blankfein (e) Stephen Schwarzman Solution :E Sadiq Khan elected as first Muslim Mayor of London in May 2016. He was candidate of which party? (a) Liberal Party (b) Conservative Party (c) Democratic Party (d) National Party (e) Labour Party Solution :E Who among the following fashion designers has been roped in by the Railways to design dress for its employees including station master, loco pilot, train ticket examiner and guard? (a) Satya Paul (b) Sandeep Khosla (c) Rina Dhaka (d) Neeta Lulla (e)Ritu Beri Solution :E Who among the following was re-elected as the Tibetan Prime Minister in-exile in April 2016? (a) Kunga Dorjee (b) Penpa Tsering (c) Lobsang Sangay (d) Tsering Dhondup (e) Ngawang Phelgyal Gyechen Solution :C Who among the following was declared winner of Presidential election in Philippines in May 2016? (a) Mar Roxas (b) Rodrigo Duterte (c) Fidel V. Ramos (d) Joseph Estrada (e) Benigno Aquinq Solution :B Baba Hardev Singindied at the age of 62 in Montreal on May 13, 2016. He was the head of which organisation/mission? (a) Sahaj Yog (b) Nirankari (c) Sanatan Singh Sabha (d) Namdhari (e) Swaminarayan Solution :B The Government on May 9, 2016 released a commemorative coin of 100 as part of 475th Birth Anniversary celebrations of who among the following? (a) Bajirao I (b) Shivaji (c) Ranjit Singh (d) Tipu Sultan (e)Maharana Pratap Solution :E  Tony Cozier died at the age of 75 on May 11, 2016. He was known for his coverage of which sport? (a) Cricket (b) Football (c) Tennis (d) Hockey (e) Athletics Solution :A Who among the following was elected as the Chairman of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in May 2016? (a) Amitabh Thakur (b) Sharad Pawar (c) N. Srinivasan (d) Wally Edwards (t) Shashank Manohar Solution :E Who among the following was named as the fourth goodwill ambassador for the Indian contingent in the forthcoming Rio Olympics in May 2016? (a) Sonu Nigam (b) Lata Mangeshkar (c) Javed Akhtar (d) A. R. Rahman (e) Gulzar Solution : D Whp -among the following was the first lawyer to have been appointed as Supreme Court judge without haVihg served in the lower courts? (a) S. C. Roy (b) S. M. Sikri (c) Kuldip Singh (d) R. F. Nariman (e) N Santosh Hegde Solution :B Who among the following former Foreign Secretaries of India was in news in April 2016 for the release of his book titled "A Life in Diplomacy"? (a) Lalit Mansingh (b) Jagat Singh Mehta (c) Shiv Shankar Menon (d) Muchkund Dubey (e) Maharajakrishna Rasgotra Solution :E Who among the following social activists is the author of 'Anubandh' released in April 20162 (a) Anna Hazare (b) Teesta Setalvad (e) Ila Bhatt (d) Binayak Sen (e) Aruna Roy Solution :C  Who among the following is the author of `Kamdhenu - Cows 'of India' released in April 2016? (a) Subodh Roy (b) Juggi Bhasin (c) Nitin  A. Gokhale (d)Rajni Sekhri Sibal (e) Kishore-Manohar Solution : D Who among the following was in news for refusing Rajya Sabha nomination in May 2016? (a) Janaki Kripalani (b) Pranav Pandya (c) Morari Bapu (d) Baba Ramdev (e) Mata Amritanandmayi Solution :B  Who among the following Pakistani authors was in news in May 2016 for the release of the book 'India vs Pakistan: Why Can't We Just Be Friends?' (a) Bilal Tanweer (b) Fatima Bhutto (c) Mohsin Hamid (d) Husain Haqqani (e) Kamila Shamsie Solution : D Which Bollywood personality's bronze statue was inaugurated in Interlaken, Switzerland in May 2016? (a) Dilip Kumar (b) Raj Kapoor (c) V. Shantaram (d)Yash Chopra (e) Dev Anand Solution : D FICCI Smart Policing Awards were given in May 2016. Which State Police's SMS based Vehicle Monitoring System bagged the award under/ the Road Safety and Traffic Management category? (a) Assam (b) Meghalaya (e) Nagaland (d) Manipur (e) Sikkim Solution :C Who among the following has made it to the Guinness Book of World Records for owning…

Set 2 – Computers Awareness Quiz for SBI IBPS Bank PO/Clerk

..........................is the process of finding errors in software code. (1) Hacking (2) Compiling (3) Testing (4) Running (5) Debugging Solution:3 A.................. is a small hand-held computer that helps you surf the Web and perform simple tasks. (1) desktop computer (2) mobile phone (3) notebook computer (4) minicomputer (5) PDA Solution:5  Most application software today comes with an interface called a(n)................ (1) graphical user interface (2) character user interface (3) icon user interface (4) button user interface (5) voice instruction system Solution:1 A website address is a unique name that identifies a specific.................. on the Web. (1) web browser (2) PDA (3) website (4) link (5) user Solution:3 Which of the following is considered an input device ? (1) Keyboard (2) Monitor (3) Floppy disk (4) Printer (5) CD Solution:1 ....................are bundles of related software packages that are sold together. (1) Personal productivity tools (2) Word and Power Point (3) Screen savers (4) Excel and Word Perfect (5) Software suites Solution:5 The ................. manual tells you how to use a software program. (1) documentation (2) programming (3) technical (4) user (5) Dictionary Solution:4 Processors contain a control unit and a(n).................... (1) adapter card (2) arithmetic logic unit (ALU) (3) expansion slot (4) port (5) CD drive Solution:2 You may be required to insert the program disc into the drive while yoti use, or ...........the software. (1) install (2) run (3) activate (4) register (5) buy Solution:1 Which of the following is an example of connectivity ? (1) CD (2) floppy disk (3) power cord (4) data (5) Internet Solution:5 How many bits are there in a byte ? (1) 20 (2) 4 (3) 16 (4) 24 (5) 8 Solution:5  Which of the following is another name for a chip ? (1) Silicon chip (2) Integrated circuit (3) Semi conductor (4) All of these (5) None of these Solution:2 Decreasing the amount of space required to store data and programs is accomplished by (1) pressing (2) disk caching (3) RAID (4) Crashing (5) file compression Solution:5 Data on a floppy disk is recorded in rings called........................ (1) sectors (2) ringers (3) roundels (4) tracks (5) segments Solution:4  Documents on the Web are called............. (1) Web pages (2) Websites (3) Web communities (4) Web tags (5) Homepages Solution:1 The .............in an information system must be reliable and capable of handling the expected workload. (1) hardware (2) software (3) data input (4) people (5) Mobiles Solution:1 Which of the following is part of the system unit ? (1) Keyboard (2) Floppy disks (3) Monitor (4) Memory (5) CD Solution:4 Specialized programs that allow particular, input or output devices to communicate with the rest of the computer system are called................. (1) operating systems (2) utilities (3) device drivers (4) language translators (5) Connectors Solution:3  Storage that retains its data after the power is turned off is referred to as................ (1) volatile Storage (2) sequential storage (3) direct storage (4) nonvolatile storage (5) Mobile storage Solution:4 An essential ingredient for effective 'multimedia presentations incorporates user participation or......... (1) links (2) buttons (3) interactivity (4) integratiorr (5) Speed Solution:3

Set 1 – Computers Awareness Quiz for SBI IBPS Bank PO/Clerk

The name of the computer's brain is ................... (1) monitor (2) hardware (3) CPU (4) byte (5) None of these Solution: 3  A(n) ................is a device that electronically processes data, converting it to information. (1) algorithm (2) computer (3) software (4) program (5) None of these Solution:2 Which of the following are computers that can be carried around easily? (1) Minicomputers (2) Supercomputers (3) PCs (4) Laptops (5) None of the above Solution:4 The secret code that restricts entry to some programs ................... (1) password (2) passport (3) entry-code (4) access-code (5) None of these Solution:1 The basic goal of computer process is to convert data into............ (1) files (2) tables (3) information (4) graphs (5) None of these Solution:3 Where is the disk put in a computer? (1) In the modem (2) In the hard drive (3) Into the CPU (4) In the disk drive (5) None of the above Solution:4 A hard copy of a document is................. (1) printed on the paper (2) stored on a floppy (3) stored on a CD (4) stored in the hard disk (5) None of the above Solution:1 The name that the user gives to a document is referred to as..................... (1) document-name (2) filename (3) name-given (4) document-identity (5) None of the above Solution:2 Restarting a computer that is already on is referred to as...................... (1) shutdown (2) cold booting (3) warm booting (4) logging off (5) None of the above Solution:3 E-mail (electronic mail) is ......................... (1) an Internet standard that allows users to upload and download files (2) a teal-time typed conversation that takes place on a computer (3) an online area in which users conduct written discussions about a particular subject (4) the transmission of messages and files via a computer network (5) None of the above Solution:4 The person who writes and tests computer programs is called a...................... (1) programmer (2) computer scientist (3) software engineer (4) project developer (5) None of the above Solution:3 The information you, put into the computer is called................... (1) facts (2) data (3) files (4) directory (5) None of these Solution:2 The output devices make it possible to.................. (1) view or print data (2) store data (3) scan data (4) input date (5) None of the above Solution:1 A chat is ................... (1) an Internet standard that allows users to upload and download files (2) a typed conversation that takes place on a computer (3) an online area in which users conduct written discussions about a particular subject (4) the transmission of messages and files via a computer network (5) None of the above Solution:2 The most common method of entering text and numerical data into a computer system is through the use of a ......................................... (1) keyboard (2) scanner (3) printer (4) plotter (5) None ofIhese Solution:1 Which of the following groups consists of only input devices? (1) Mouse, Keyboard, Monitor (2) Mouse, Keyboard, Printer (3) Mouse, Keyboard, Plotter (4) Mouse, Keyboard, Scanner (5) None of the above Solution:4 An example of a telecommunication device is a : (1) keyboard (2) mouse (3) modem (4) printer (5) scanner Solution:3 Every component of your computer is either................... (1) software or CPU/RAM (2) hardware or software (3) application software or system software (4) input devices or output devices (5) usable or unusable Solution:2 A ......................is a unique name that you give to a file of information. (1) folder (2) filename (3) filename extension (4) device letter (5) username Solution:2 A .........................contains specific rules and words that express the logical steps of an algorithm. (1) programming language (2) syntax (3) programming structure (4) logic chart (5) Graphs Solution:1
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