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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

PERCENTAGE SET-1 Practice question for SBI, IBPS Bank PO, RBI Officer, Insurance AAO

Vipul decided to donate 5% of his salary. On the day of donation he changed his mind and donated Z 1687.50 which was 75% of what he had decided earlier. How much is Vipul's salary? (1)  37,500 (2) 45,000 (3) 33,750 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these (Corporation Bank PO Exam. 29.07.2006) Two numbers are less than the third number by 50% and 54% respectively. By how much per cent is the second number less than the first number ? (1) 13% (2) 10% (3) 12% (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these (Bank Of Maharashtra PO Exam. 25.05.2008) In an election between two candidates, one got 52% of total valid votes. 25% of the total votes were invalid. The total number of votes were 8400. How many valid votes did the other person get? (1) 3276 (2) 3196 (3) 3024 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these (Bank Of Maharashtra PO Exam. 25.05.2008) One fourth of two-fifth of 30% of a number x is equal to 15. Find 20% of the same number. (1) 100 (2) 120 (3) 105 (4) 80 (5) None of these (IBPS RRBs Officer Scale-I CWE, 06.09.2014) Vishakha spent Z 68, 357 on the renovation for her home, 25,675 on buying music system and the remaining 28% of the total amount she had as cash with her. What was the total amount? (1) 94, 032 (2) 36,568 (3) 1.30,600 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these (Andhra Bank PO Exam. 14.09.2008) Vaishali spent 31,897 on the air conditioner for her home, 38,789 on buying plasma television and the remaining 23% of the total amount she had as cash with her. What was the total amount ? (1)  74,625 (2)  86,750 (3)  91,800 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these (Bank Of Baroda Specialist Officer Exam. 05.10.2008) In a class of 35 students and 6 teachers, each student got sweets that are 20% of the total number of students and each teacher got sweets that are 40% of the total number of students. How many sweets were there ? (1) 245 (2) 161 (3) 406 (4) 84 (5) None of these (Oriental Bank of Commerce PO Exam. 21.12.2008 & United India Insurance AO Exam, 26.05.2013) Prithvi spent 89,745 on his college fees, 51,291 on Personality Development Classes and the remaining 27% of the total amount he had as cash with him. What was the total amount ? (1)  1,85,400 (2)  1,89,600 (3)  1,91,800 (4)  1,93,200 (5) None of these (Oriental Bank of Commerce PO Exam. 21.12.2008 & United India Insurance AO Exam. 26.05.2013) In a class of 65 students and 4 teachers, each student got sweets that are 20% of the total number of students and each teacher got sweets that are 40% of the total number of students. How many sweets were there ? (1) 845 (2) 897 (3) 949 (4) 104 (5) None of these (Canara Bank PO Exam. 15.03.2009) Bovina spent 44,668 on her air tickets, 56,732 on buying gifts for the family members and the remaining 22% of the total amount she had as cash with her. What was the total amount? (1)  28.600 (2)  1,30,000 (3)  1,01,400 (4)  33,800 (5) None of these (Canara Bank PO Exam. 15.03.2009) Rubina decided to donate 16% of her monthly salary to an NGO. On the day of donation she changed her mind and donated ' 6,567 which was 75% of what she had decided earlier. How much is Rubina's monthly salary ? (1)  8,756 (2) 54,725 (3) 6,56,700 (4)  45,696 (5) None of these (Canara Bank PO Exam. 15.03.2009) A sum of 2,236 is divided among A, B and C such that A receives 25% more than C and C receives 25% less than B. What is A's share in the amount ? (1) 460 (2) 890 (3) ' 780 (4) ' 1280 (5) None of these (Indian Overseas Bank PO Exam. 05.04.2009) Mr. Giridhar spends 50% of his monthly income on household items and out of the remaining he spends 50% on transport, 25% on entertainment, 10% on sports and remaining amount of 900 is saved. What is Mr. Giridhar's monthly income ? (1)  6,000 (2) 12,000 (3) 9,000 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these (United Bank of India PO Exam. 21.06.2009) Income of A is 150% of the income of B and income of C is 120% of the income of A. If the total income of A, B and C together is 86,000, what is C's income ? (1) 30,000 (2) 32,000 (3) 20,000 (4) 36,000 (5) None of these (Andhra Bank PO Exam. 05.07.2009) Population of a country increases every year by 10%. If the population in January 2006 was 15.8 lakhs, what was the population in January 2008? (1) 19,11,800 (2) 18,96,000 (3) 19,11,600 (4) 18,94,000 (5) None of these (PNB Specialist Officer's Exam. 16.08.2009) Mr. X spends 20% of his monthly income on household expenditure. Out of the remaining 25% he spends on children's education, 15% on transport, 15% on medicine and 10% on entertainment. He is left with 9,800 after incurring all these expenditures. What is his monthly income? (1) 35,000 (2) 28,000 (3) 65,333 (4) 48,400 (5) None of these (PNB Specialist Officer's Exam. 16.08.2009) Aman's expense is 30% more than Vimal's expense and Vimal's expense is 10% less than Raman's expense. If the sum of their expense is Z 6447, then what would be the Aman's expense ? (1) Z 2,200 (2) Z 2,457 (3) Z 1,890 (4) Z 2,100 (5) None of…

AVERAGE SET-2 Practice question for SBI, IBPS Bank PO, RBI Officer, Insurance AAO

The average of four consecutive even numbers P, Q, R and S respectively (in increasing order) is 51. What is the product of P and R ? (1) 2592 (2) 2400 (3) 2600 (4) 2808 (5) None of these solution : (IBPS RRBs Office Assistant CWE Exam. 09.09.2012) The average height of 27 persons was recorded as 162 cm. If the height of Shreya was deleted from the observation, the average height reduced by 1 cm. What was Shreya's height? (1) 184 cm. (2) 226 cm. (3) 179 cm. (4) 186 cm. (5) None of these solution : (IBPS RRBs Office Assistant CWE Exam. 09.09.2012) The average of the 9 consecutive positive integers is 63. The product of the largest and smallest integer is (1) 3935 (2) 3953 (3) 3853 (4) 3835 (5) 3635 solution : (Indian Overseas Bank PO Online Exam. 01.09.2013) The present age of Romila is one fourth of that of her father. After 6 years the father's age will be twice the age of Kapil. If Kapil celebrated fifth birth day 8 years ago, What is Romila's present age ? (1) 7 years (2) 7.5 years (3) 8 years (4) 8.5 years (5) None of these solution : (IBPS Bank PO/MT CWE-III 26.10.2013) The average height of 16 students is 142 cm. If the height of the teacher is included, the average height increases by 1 cm. The height of the teacher is (1) 156 cm (2) 159 cm (3) 158 cm (4) 157 cm (5) 159.5 cm solution : (Corporation Bank Specialist Officer (Marketing) Exam. 22.02.2014) The average speed of a car is 5/7 th of that of a bus. The bus covers 750 km. in 10 hours. How much distance (in km) will the car cover in 7 hours ? (1) 375 (2) 285 (3) 365 (4) 295 (5) None of these solution : (SBI Specialist (IT) Officer Exam. 19.04.2014) The average of the age of Sumit, Krishna and Rishabh is 43 years and the average of the age of Sumit, Rishabh and Rohit is 49 years. If Rohit is 54 years old, what is Krishna's age? (1) 45 years (2) 24 years (3) 36 years (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.07.2008) Of the three numbers, the average of the first and the second is greater than the average of the second and the third by 15. What is the difference between the first and the third of the three numbers? (1) 15 (2) 45 (3) 60 (4) Data inadequate (5) None of these solution : (SBI Banks PO Exam. 20.08.2000) In Arun's opinion his weight is greater than 65 kg but less than 72 kg. His brother does not agree with Arun and he thinks that Arun's weight is greater than 60 kg but less than 70 kg. His mother's view is that his weight cannot be greater than 68 kg. If all of them are correct in their estimation, what is the average of different probably weights of Arun? (1) 69 kg (2) 67 kg (3) 68 kg (4) Data inadequate (5) None of these solution : (SBI Banks PO Exam. 20.08.2000) Average weight of three boys P, T and R is 54 1/3- kg while the average weight of three boys, T, F and G is 53 kg. What is the average weight of P, T, R, F and H? (1) 53.8 kg (2) 52.4 kg (3) 53.2 kg (4) Data inadequate (5) None of these solution : (SBI Associate Banks PO Exam. 21.07.2002 & LIC Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO) Exam. 2006) The difference between the present age of Arun and Deepak is 14 years. Seven years ago the ratio of their ages was 5:7 respectively. What is Deepak's present age ? (1) 49 years (2) 42 years (3) 63 years (4) 35 years (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.04.2008) The average age of 80 girls was 20 years, the average age of 20 of them was 22 years and that of another 20 was 24 years. Find the average age of the remaining girls. (1) 17 years (2) 19 years (3) 21 years (4) 15 years (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.07.2008)

AVERAGE SET-1 Practice question for SBI, IBPS Bank PO, RBI Officer, Insurance AAO

The average of 5 numbers is 306.4. The average of the first two numbers is 431 and the average of the last two numbers is 214.5. What is the third number ? (1) 108 (2) 52 (3) 321 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (Bank Of Maharashtra PO Exam. 25.05.2008) Kamlesh bought 65 books for  1,050 from one shop and 50 books for  1,020 from another. What is the average price he paid per book ? (1)  36.40 (2) 18.20 (3)  24 (4)  18 (5) None of these solution : (Bank Of Maharashtra PO Exam. 25.05.2008) The sum of five numbers is 290. The average of the first two numbers is 48.5 and the average of last two numbers is 53.5. What is the third number ? (1) 72 (2) 84 (3) 96 (4) 108 (5) None of these solution : (Indian Overseas Bank PO Exam. 05.04.2009) The average weight of a group of 53 girls was calculated as 58 kg. It was later discovered that the weight of one of the girls was read as 65 kg., whereas her actual weight was 45 kg. What is the actual average weight of the group of 53 girls ? (rounded off to two digits after decimal) (1) 58.62 kg. (2) 58.37 kg. (3) 57.37 kg. (4) 57.62 kg. (5) None of these solution : (Indian Overseas Bank PO Exam. 05.04.2009) The average marks in Science subject of a class of 20 students is 68. If the marks of two students were misread as 48 and 65 of the actual marks 72 and 61 respectively, then what would be the correct average ? (1) 68.5 (2) 69 (3) 69.5 (4) 70 (5) 66 solution : (Corporation Bank PO Exam. 22.11.2009) The average age of the family of five members is 24. If the present age of youngest member is 8 years, then what was the average age of the family at the time of the birth of the youngest member ? (1) 20 years (2) 16 years (3) 12 years (4) 18 years (5) 21 years solution : (Corporation Bank PO Exam. 22.11.2009) The average of 5 numbers is 65. The average of the first two numbers is 81 and the average of the last two numbers is 38. What is the third number ? (1) 63 (2) 87 (3) 99 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (Indian Bank Rural Marketing Officer Exam. 03.01.2010)  The total marks obtained by a student in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics together is 120 more than the marks obtained by him in Chemistry. What are the average marks obtained by him in Physics and Mathematics together ? (1) 60 (2) 120 (3) 40 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (Allahabad Bank PO Exam. 21.02.2010) The average age of 80 boys in a class is 15 years. The average age of a group of 15 boys in the class is 16 years and the average age of another 25 boys in the class is 14 years. What is the average age of the remaining boys in the class ? (1) 15.25 years (2) 14 years (3) 14.75 years (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (Corporation Bank PO Exam. 09.05.2010) The average age of seven boys sitting in a row facing North is 26 years. If the average age of first three boys is 19 years and the average age of last three boys is 32 years, what is the age of the boy who is sitting in middle of the row ? (1) 28 years (2) 29 years (3) 24 years (4) 31 years (5) None of these solution : (Punjab & Sind Bank PO Exam. 16.05.2010) Ram's present age is three times his son's present age and two-fifth of his father's present age. The average of the present age of all of them is 46 years. What is the difference between the Ram's son's present age and Ram's father's present age ? (1) 68 years (2) 88 years (3) 58 years (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (Bank Of Baroda PO Exam. 30.05.2010) The average of five numbers is 56. If the average of first four numbers is 54, what is the value of the fifth number ? (1) 68 (2) 72 (3) 56 (4) 64 (5) None of these solution : (Bank Of India PO Exam. 31.10.2010) The average weight of 45 students in a class was calculated as 36 kg. It was later found that the weight of two students in the class was wrongly calculated. The actual weight of one of the boys in the class was 32 kg., but it was calculated as 34 kg. and the weight of another boy in the class was 45 kg.; whereas it was calculated as 40 kg. What is the actual average weight of the 45 students in the class? (Rounded off to two-digits after decimal) (1) 36.07 kg. (2) 36.16 kg. (3) 35.84 kg. (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (PNB Management Trainee Exam. 28.11.2010) Seema's present age is four times her son's present age and four-seventh of her father's present age. The average of the present age of all three of them is 32 years. What is the difference between the Seema's son's present age and Seema's father's present age ? (1) 44 years (2) 48 years (3) 46 years (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (Bank Of Maharashtra Exam. 19.12.2010) The sum of eight consecutive even numbers of set-A is 376. What is the sum of different set of five consecutive numbers whose lowest number is 15 more than the mean of set-A ? (1) 296 (2) 320 (3) 324 (4) 284 (5) None of these solution : (Union Bank Of India PO Exam.…

SIMPAL INTEREST SET-1 Practice question for SBI, IBPS Bank PO, RBI Officer, Insurance AAO

A certain amount earns simple interest of 1,750/- after 7 years. Had the interest been 2% more, how much more interest would it have earned ? (1) 35/- (2) 350/- (3) 245/- (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (Canara Bank PO Exam. 09.02.2003 & SBI Associate Banks PO Exam. 07.01.2007) Vishwas borrowed a total amount of  30,000 part of it on simple interest, rate of 12 p.c.p.a. and remaining on simple interest rate of 10 p.c.p.a. If at the end of 2 years he paid in all 36,480 to settle the loan amount, what was the amount borrowed at 12 p.c.p.a.? (1) 16000 (2) 18000 (3) 17500 (4) 12000 (5) None of these solution : (Indian Overseas Bank PO Exam. 15.06.2008) The simple interest accrued on an amount of 2,500 at the end of six years is 1,875. What would be the simple interest accrued on an amount of 6,875 at the same rate and same period ? (1) 4,556.5 (2) 5,025.25 (3) 4,895.25 (4) 5,245.5 (5) None of these solution : (PNB Agriculture Officer Exam. 04.01.2009) What amount a man would have received on a principal of 4,000 after two years at simple interest at the rate of 5 per cent per annum ? (1) 4,161 (2) 5,200 (3) 4,400 (4) 4,100 (5) 4,190 solution : (Corporation Bank PO Exam. 22.11.2009) Shamita took a loan at simple interest rate of 6 p.c.p.a. in the first year and it increased by 1.5 p.c.p.a. every year. If she pays Z 8,190 as interest at the end of 3 years, what was her loan amount? (1) 36000 (2) 35400 (3) 36800 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (Indian Bank Rural Marketing Officer Exam. 03.01.2010) Arun invested a sum of money at a certain rate of simple interest for a period of four years. Had he invested the same sum for a period of six years the total interest earned by him would have been fifty percent more than the earlier interest amount. What was the rate of interest per cent per annum ? (1) 4% (2) 8% (3) 5% (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (Allahabad Bank PO Exam. 21.02.2010) The simple interest accrued on a sum of certain principal is '1,200 in four years at the rate of 8 p.c.p.a. What would be the simple interest accrued on thrice of that principal at the rate of 6 p.c.p.a. in 3 years (1) 2,025 (2) 3,025 (3) 2,250 (4) 2,150 (5) None of these solution : (Oriental Bank Of Commerce PO Exam. 26.12.2010 (Ist Sitting)) What total amount would Mithilesh get at the end of three years if he invests an amount of 11,200 in a scheme which offers simple interest at the rate of 8.5 p. c. p. a. for three years? (1) 14,056 (2) 14,348 (3) 13,852 (4) 15,064 (5) None of these solution : (Indian Bank PO Exam. 02.01.2011) Ravi borrowed some money at the rate of 4 p.c.p.a. for the first three years, at the rate of 8 p.c.p.a. for the next two years and at the rate of 9 p.c.p.a. for the period beyond 5 years. If he pays a total simple interest of 19,550 at the end of 7 years, how much money did he borrow? (1) 39,500 (2) 42,500 (3) 41,900 (4) 43,000 (5) None of these solution : (Punjab & Sind Bank PO Exam. 23.01.2011) A sum of 3200 becomes 3456 in two years at a certain rate of simple interest. What is the rate of interest per annum ? (1) 5.5% (2) 6% (3) 4% (4) 4.5% (5) None of these solution : (Indian Overseas Bank PO Online Exam. 01.09.2013) A sum of  2200 is invested at two different rate of interest. The difference between the interest got after 4 years is  202.40. What is the difference between the rate of interest ? (1) 3.3% (2) 2.3% (3) 3.5% (4) 2.5% (5) None of these solution : (Indian Overseas Bank PO Online Exam. 01.09.2013) A sum of 16800 is divided into two parts. One part is lent at the simple interest of 6% per annum and the other at 8%, per annum. After 2 years total sum received is  19000. The sum lent at 6% of simple interest is (1) 12200 (2) 12000 (3) 11000 (4) 10000 (5) None of these solution : (IBPS Bank PG/MT CWE-III 26.10.2013) What will be the difference between the interest accrued on a sum of  4500 at 12% per annum for 2 years and that on a sum of  5600 at 9% per annum for 2 years ? (1) 75 (2) 72 (3) 69 (4) 76 (5) None of these solution : (Corporation Bank Specialist Officer (Marketing) Exam. 22.02.2014) A sum was invested at a certain rate of simple interest for two years. If the sum were invested at 3% more rate of interest, it would have fetched ' 72 more. What is the sum ? (1)  1000 (2)  1200 (3) 1150 (4) 1250 (5) None of these solution : (IDBI Officer Grade Exam. 22.08.2014) Mr. A lends 40% of sum at 15% p.a. 50% of rest sum at 10% p.a. and the rest at 18% p.a. rate of interest. What would be the rate of interest if the interest is calculated on the whole sum? (1) 13.4% p.a. (2) 14.33% p.a. (3) 14.4% p.a. (4) 13.33% p.a. (5) None of these solution : (SBI Associate Banks PO Exam. 16.07.2000) A sum of  5000/- amounts to 6,050/- in two years.What is the rate of interest? (1) 15% p.a. (2) 13% p.a. (3) 11% p.a. (4) 21% p.a. (5) None of these solution : (SBI Associate Banks PO Exam. 16.07.2000) Srinivasan invests two equal amounts in…

PROFIT AND LOSS SET- 2 Practice question for SBI, IBPS Bank PO, RBI Officer, Insurance AAO

Mr. X, a businessman had the income in the year 1995, such that he earned a profit of 20% on his investment in the business. In the year 1996 his investment was less by ! 5,000 but still had the same income (Income = Investment + Profit) as that in 1995. Thus the per cent profit earned in 1996 increased by 6%. What was his investment in 1995 ? (1)  1,02,000 (2) 50,500 (3) 1,05.000 (4) Data inadequate (5) None of these solution : (SBI Banks PO Exam. 11.02.2001) Suresh bought 25 kg of wheat at 30 per kg. and 15 kg of wheat at 40 per kg. He mixed the two varieties together and sold it at 45.50 per kg. Find out the profit he got. (1) 470 (2) 480 (3) 460 (4)  370 (5) None of these solution : (SBI Specialist (IT) Officer Exam. 19.04.2014) If on selling 12 notebooks any seller makes a profit equal to the selling price of 4 notebooks, what is his per cent profit ? (1) 50% (2) 25% (4) Data inadequate (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Exam. 26.11.2006) The profit after selling a pair of trousers for 863 is the same as the loss incurred after selling the same pair of trousers for 631. What is the cost price of the pair of trousers ? (1) 750 (2) 800 (3) 763 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.04.2008) A trader sells 145 metres of cloth for 12,325 at the profit of t` 10 per metre of cloth. What is the cost price of 1 metre of cloth? (1) 65 (2) 75 (3) 95 (4) 85 (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.04.2008) The profit earned after selling an article for 878 is the same as loss incurred after selling the article for ? 636. What is the cost price of the article ? (1) 797 (2) 787 (3) 767 (4) 757 (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.07.2008) The value of machine depreciates at the rate of 12 per cent per annum. It was purchased three years ago. Its present value is 29644.032, what was the purchase price of the machine ? (1) 48700 (2) 2 43500 (3) 38900 (4) 39000 (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.07.2008) Profit earned by an organization is distributed among officers and clerks in the ratio of 5 : 3 respectively. If the number of officers is 45 and the number of clerks is 80 and the amount received by each officer is 25,000, what was the total amount of profit earned ? (1) 22 Iakhs (2) 18.25 lakhs (3) 18 lakhs (4) 23.25 Iakhs (5) None of these solution : (SDI Associate Banks PO Exam. 07.08.2011)

PROFIT AND LOSS SET- 1 Practice question for SBI, IBPS Bank PO, RBI Officer, Insurance AAO

A shopkeeper bought 84 identical shirts priced at 240 each. He spent a total of 3200 on transportation and packaging. He put the label of marked price of 420 on each shirt. He offered a discount of 15% on each shirt at the marked price. What is the total profit of the shopkeeper in the whole transaction ? (1) 6258 (2) 6528 (3) 6268 (4) 6628 (5) None of these solution : (IBPS Bank PO/MT CWE-IV 18.10.2014) The profit earned after selling an article for ! 1,516 is the same as loss incurred after selling the article for ! 1,112. What is the cost price of the article ? (1) 1,314 (2) 1,343 (3) 1,414 (4) 1,434 (5) None of these solution : (Oriental Bank of Commerce PO Exam. 21.12.2008 & United India Insurance AO Exam. 26.05.2013) The profit earned after selling an article for iF 1,754 is the same as loss incurred after selling the article for ! 1,492. What is the cost price of the article ? (1) 1,623 (2) 1,523 (3) 1,89 (4) 1,589 (5) None of these solution : (Canara Bank PO Exam. 15.03.2009) An article is sold at a loss of 10%. Its cost price is z 800. A discount of 20% was offered on the labelled price while selling. What is the loss per cent at the labelled price ? (1) 10% (2) 15% (3) 20% (4) 25% (5) None of these solution : (IBPS RRBs Officer Scale-I CWE, 06.09.2014) Vinod makes a profit of Z 110 if he sells a certain number of pencils he has at the price of ! 2.5 per pencil and incurs a loss of Z 55, if he sells the same number of pencils for ! 1.75 per pencil. Flow many pencils does Vinod have ? (1) 220 (2) 240 (3) 200 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (Indian Bank Rural Marketing Officer Exam. 03.01.2010) A shopkeeper bought 30 kg. of wheat at the rate of! 45 per kg. He sold forty percent of the total quantity at the rate of ! 50 per kg. Approximately, at what price per kg. should he sell the remaining quantity to make 25 per cent overall profit ? (1) 54 (2) 52 (3) 50 (4) 60 (5) 56 solution : (Allahabad Bank PO Exam. 21.02.2010) Meenal purchased a car for 2,50,000 and sold it for 3,48,000. What is the per cent profit she made on the car? (1) 40% (2) 39.2% (3) 38.4% (4) 38% (5) None of these solution : (Corporation Bank PO Exam. 09.05.2010) Rajni purchased a mobile phone and a refrigerator for ! 12,000 and 10,000 respectively. She sold the refrigerator at a loss of 12 per cent and mobile phone at a profit of 8 per cent. What is her overall loss/profit ? (1) Loss of 280 (2) Profit of 2,160 (3) Loss of 240 (4) Profit of 2,060 (5) None of these solution : (Punjab & Sind Bank PO Exam. 16.05.2010) A shopkeeper sells notebooks at the rate of 45 each and earns a commission of 4%. He also sells pencil box at the rate of 80 each and earns a commission of 20%. How much amount of commission will he earn in two weeks if he sells 10 notebooks and 6 pencil boxes a day ? (1) Rs. 1,956 (2) Rs. 1,586 (3) Rs. 1,496 (4) Rs. 1,596 (5) None of these solution : (Central Bank Of India PO Exam. 25.07.2010) A man sold a wristwatch for 2,400 at a loss of twenty five per cent. At what rate should he have sold the wristwatch to earn a profit of twenty five per cent ? (1) 3,600 (2) 4,000 (3) 3,500 (4) 3,800 (5) None of these solution : (Bank Of India PO Exam. 31.10.2010) What profit/loss percent did Ravi earn if he purchased an item of 5,600 and sold it at three-fourth of its cost price ? (1) Loss of 20 per cent (2) Gain of 25 per cent (3) Neither gain nor loss (4) Loss of 15 per cent (5) None of these solution : (Oriental Bank Of Commerce PO Exam. 26.12.2010 (Ist Sitting)) Prasad sold his work tools for 21,850 and earned a profit of 25 per cent. At what price did Prasad buy the work tools ? (1) 1,360 (2) 1,300 (3) 1,240 (4) 1,480 (5) None of these solution : (Indian Bank PO Exam. 02.01.2011) Rehaan purchased a bike for z 54,000. He sold it at a loss of 8 per cent. With that money he again purchased another bike and sold it at a profit of 10 per cent. What is his overall loss/ profit ? (1) Loss of 657 (2) Profit of 567 (3) Loss of z 648 (4) Profit of 648 (5) None of these solution : (Corporation Bank PO Exam. 16.01.2011) Meera purchased an item for, 62,000 and sold it at loss of 25 percent. With that amount she purchased another item and sold it at a gain of 30 percent. What was her overall gain/loss? (1) Loss of 1560 (2) Profit of  1560 (3) Loss of 1550 (4) Profit of  1550 (5) None of these solution : (UCO Bank PO Exam. 30.01.2011) Seema purchased an item for 9,600 and sold it for a loss of5 percent. From that money she purchased another item and sold it for a gain of 5 percent. What is her overall gain/loss ? (1) Loss of 36 (2) Profit of 24 (3) Loss of 54 (4) Profit of 36 (5) None of these solution : (Bank Of Baroda PO Exam. 13.03.2011) Kamya purchased an item of 46,000 and sold it at a loss of 12 percent. With that amount she purchased another item and sold it at a gain of 12 percent. What was her overall gain/loss? (1) Loss of 662.40 (2) Profit of 662.40 (3) Loss of 642.80 (4) Profit of 642.80 (5)…

NUMBER SYSTEM SET – 5 Practice question for SBI, IBPS Bank PO, RBI Officer, Insurance AAO

By how much is two-fifth of 200 greater than three-fifth of 125? (1) 15 (2) 3 (3) 5 (4) 30 (5) None of these solution : (Canara Bank PO Exam 09.02.2003 & SBI Associate Banks PO Exam. 07.01.2007) If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 200% and the denominator of the fraction is increased by 120%, the resultant fraction is 4/11. What is the original fraction ? (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.04.2008) 3/4 th of 2/9 th of 1/5 th of a number is 249.6. What is 50% of that number ? (1) 3794 (2) 3749 (3) 3734 (4) 3739 (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.04.2008) The sum of the two digits of a two digit number is 12 and the difference between the two digits of the two digit number is 6. What is the two-digit number? (1) 39 (2) 84 (3) 93 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.04.2008) There are 7 dozen candles kept in a box. If there are 14 such boxes, how many candles are there in all the boxes together? (1) 1176 (2) 98 (3) 1216 (4) 168 (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.04.2008) Which of the following smallest numbers should be added to 6659 to make it a perfect square ? (1) 230 (2) 65 (3) 98 (4) 56 (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.04.2008) What is the greater of two numbers whose product is 1092 and the sum of the two numbers exceeds their difference by 42? (1) 48 (2) 44 (3) 52 (4) 54 (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.04.2008) Two numbers are such that the sum )of twice the first number and thrice the second number is 36 and the sum of thrice the first number and twice the second number is 39. Which is the smaller number ? (1) 9 (2) 5 (3) 7 (4) 3 (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.04.2008) a, b, c, d and e are five consecutive even numbers. If the sum of 'a' and 'd' is 162, what is the sum of all the numbers ? (1) 400 (2) 380 (3) 420 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.04.2008) What is 348 times 265 ? (1) 88740 (2) 89570 (3) 95700 (4) 92220 (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.04.2008) One-fifth of a number is 62. What will 73% of that number be ? (1) 198.7 (2) 212.5 (3) 226.3 (4) 234.8 (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.07.2008) If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 300% and the denominator is increased by 500%, the resultant fraction is 5/12 What was the original fraction ? (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.07.2008) If the fractions 5/14 , 6/11, 7/9, 8/13 and 9/10 are arranged in ascending order of their values, which one will be the fourth ? (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.07.2008) By how much is 6/11th of 506 lesser than 3/5th of 895 ? (1) 178 (2) 219 (3) 143 (4) 261 (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.07.2008) In a three digit number the digit in the unit's place is twice the digit in the ten's place and 1.5 times the digit in the hundred's place. If the sum of all the three digits of the number is 13, what is the number ? (1) 364 (2) 436 (3) 238 (4) 634 (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.07.2008) The sum of two odd numbers is 38 and their product is 325. What will be three times of the larger number ? (1) 75 (2) 39 (3) 69 (4) 99 (5) None of these solution : The sum of three consecutive numbers is 3252. What is the 31% of the largest number of them ? (I) 326.35 (2) 333.65 (3) 335.35 (4) 336.35 (5) None of these solution : Ravi bought equal number of 45, 75 and 95 valued tickets for a classical music show. He spent a sum of 3870 for all the tickets. How many of each kind of tickets did he buy ? (1) 18 (2) 19 (3) 17 (4) 20 (5) None of these solution : (SBI Specialist (IT) Officer Exam. 19.04.2014) What is 170% of 1140? (1) 1938 (2) 1824 (3) 1995 (4) 1881 (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tier-I) Exam. 27.04.2008) What is 25% of 75% of 3/5th of  4240 ? (1) 595 (2) 424 (3) 348 (4) 477 (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Preliminary (Tire-I) Exam. 27.07.2008)

PARTNERSHIP SET -1 Practice Questions for SBI, IBPS Bank PO, RBI Officer, Insurance AAO

A, B and C started a business with investment in the ratio 5 : 6 : 8 respectively. After one year C withdrew 50% of his capital and A increased his capital by 60% of his investment. After two years in what ratio should the earned profit be distributed among A, B and C respectively ? (1) 2 : 3 : 3 (2) 4 : 3 : 2 (3) 13 : 12 : 12 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these Solution : 3 (Syndicate Bank PO Exam. 10.10.2004) Tanvi started a business investing Rs. 45,000. After 8 months Anisha joined her with a capital of Rs. 52,000. At the end of the year the total profit was Rs. 56,165. What is the share of profits of Anisha ? (1) Rs. 21,450 (2) Rs. 24,440 (3)  Rs.27,635 (4)  Rs.31,765 (5) None of these Solution : 5 (Oriental Bank of Commerce PO Exam. 21.12.2008 & United India Insurance AO Exam. 26.05.2013 ) Karan starts a business by investing! 60,000. six months later Shirish joins him by investing 7 1,00,000. At the end of one year from commencement of the business, they earn a profit of ! 1,51,800. What is the Shirish's share in the profit ? (1) Rs. 55200 (2)  Rs.82800 (3) Rs.62500 (4)  Rs.96600 (5) None of these Solution : 5 (UCO Bank PO Exam. 22.03.2009)  Prakash, Sunil and Anil started a business jointly investing 11 lakhs, 16.5 lakhs and  8.25 lakhs respectively. The profit earned by them in the business at the end of three years was 19.5 lakhs. What will be the 50% of Anil's share in the profit. ? (1)  Rs.4.5 lakhs (2)  Rs.2.25 lakhs (3)  Rs.2.5 lakhs (4)  Rs.3.75 lakhs (5) None of these Solution : 2 (United Bank of India PO Exam. 21.06.2009) Sonu invested 10% more than Mona. Mona invested 10% less than Raghu. If the total sum of their investment is Rs.75,780, how much amount did Raghu invest ? (1) Rs. 2010 (2) Rs. 2000 (3)  Rs.2100 (4)  Rs. 2210 (5) None of these Solution : 2 (Indian Bank PO Exam. 17.10.2010) Gina invests Rs.48,000 to start a business. Four months later Shrayon joins her by investing Rs. 62,000 and another two months later Deepika joins them both by investing Rs. 80,000. At the end of one year the business earns a profit of Rs. 20,661. What is Deepika's share in the profit ? (1) Rs.  7,668 (2) Rs. 6,603 (3) Rs. 7,240 (4) Rs. 6,390 (5) None of these Solution : 4 (United Bank Of India PO Exam, 14.11.2010)  Mrudul invested an amount of Rs. 29,500 in order to start a business. Shalaka joined her 4 months later by investing an amount of Rs. 33,500. If the business earned a profit of Rs. 1,20,575 at the end of two years, what was Mrudul's share of the profit ? (1) Rs. 60,725 (2) Rs. 61,950 (3) Rs. 59,250 (4) Rs.58,625 (5) None of these Solution : 2 (Indian Bank PO Exam. 02.01.2011) Rs.73,689, are divided between A and B in the ratio 4 : 7. What is the difference between thrice the share of A and twice the share of B ? (1) Rs. 36,699 (2) Rs. 46,893 (3) Rs. 20,097 (4) Rs. 26,796 (5) Rs. 13,398 Solution : 5 (IBPS Bank PO/MT CWE 17.06.2012) Three men A, B and C start a business together. They invest Rs. Rs. 24000 and Rs.42000 respectively in the beginning. After 4 months. B took out Rs.6000 and C took out Rs. 10000. They get a profit of  Rs. 11960 at the end of the year. B's share in the profit is (1) Rs. 2700 (2) Rs. 2803 (3)  Rs.2900 (4)  Rs. 2785 Solution : 2 (5) None of these (IBPS Bank PO/MT CWE-III 26.10.2013) Geeta, Shweta and Sita started a business with investment of Rs. 4200, 8400 and 5400 respectively. In the end of the year, there was a profit of  Rs.24000. Sita invested 320/6 of her share in profit in the business. The remaining amount of profit with Sita is (1)  Rs.4986 (2)  Rs.4689 (3) Rs. 4886 (4) Rs. 4896 (5) None of these Solution : 4 (Corporation Bank Specialist Officer (Marketing) Exam. 22.02.2014)  A starts a business with an initial investment of Rs.18000. After 4 months, B enters into the partnership with an investment of Rs. 24000: Again after two months C enters with an investment of Rs. 30000. If C receives 1845 in the profit at the end of the year, what is the total annual profit ? (1) Rs. 6027 (2)  Rs.6327 (3)  Rs.6527 (4) Rs. 6080 (5) None of these Solution : 1 (Bank of Baroda PO Exam. 14.08.2014)  A, B and C started a business in partnership with investments of Rs.12000, Rs. 26000 and Rs. 32000 respectively. After 4 months A leaves. After 6 months B leaves and A joins with an amount equal to his earlier investment. After 10 months C leaves and B joins with his prior investment. At the end of the year they earn a profit of Rs.53622. Find the share of B in the annual profit. (1) Rs.17221 (2) Rs.17212 (3) Rs. 17222 (4) Rs. 18212 (5) None of these Solution : 2 (SIDBI Bank Officer Exam. 09.09.2014) Two persons A and B start a business with investments of  Rs.24000 and Rs. 28000 respectively. After 4 months C also joined them with certain investment. Total profit at the end of the year was Rs.19950. Cs share in profit was Rs.7600. What was the C's investment. in the business ? (1) Rs.48000 (2) Rs.45000 (3) Rs.50000 (4) Rs.40000 (5) None of these Solution : 1 (IBPS…

NUMBER SYSTEM SET – 4 Practice question for SBI, IBPS Bank PO, RBI Officer, Insurance AAO

If sum of smaller number x and two times the other number is equal to the sum of two times the smaller number and 16. The difference between the numbers is 6. Find the smaller number. (1) 4 (2) 3 (3) 6 (4) 8 (5) None of these solution : (IBPS RRBs Officer Scale-I CWE, 06.09.2014) What is 27% of 36% of 5/9 th of 4500 ? (1) 239 (2) 241 (3) 243 (4) 245 (5) None of these solution : (Andhra Bank PO Exam. 14.09.2008) Sum of three consecutive numbers is 2262. What is 41% of the highest number? (1) 301.51 (2) 303.14 (3) 308.73 (4) 306.35 (5) 309.55 solution : (IBPS Bank PO/MT CWE 17.06.2012) What value will you obtain if twenty five per cent of 2340 is subtracted from four-ninth of square of 36 ? (1) 9 (2) - 18 (3) 18 (4) - 9 (5) 3 solution : (IDBI Bank Officer Exam.16.09.2012) The product of two consecutive even numbers is 7568. What is 150% of the sum of the two numbers? (1) 204 (2) 261 (3) 304 (4) 198 (5) None of these solution : (IBPS RRBs Office Assistant CWE Exam. 09.09.2012) The difference between 20% of a number and 4/5 th of the same number is 2499. What is  2/7 th of that number ? (1) 2156 (2) 1190 (3) 1090 (4) 1465 (5) None of these solution : (IBPS RRBs Office Assistant CWE Exam. 09.09.2012) Amit's present age is three times Pratibha's present age and nine-thirteenth of his father's present age. The sum of the present age of all of them is 150 years. What is the difference between Pratibha's present age and Amit's father's present age ? (1) 56 years (2) 64 years (3) 60 years (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (IDBI Bank Officer Exam.16.09.2012) Farah was married 8 years ago. Today her age is 1 2/7 times to that at the time of marriage. At present her daughter's age is 1/6th of her age. What was her daughter's age 3 years ago? (1) 6 years (2) 7 years (3) 3 years (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (IBPS Specialist Officer CWE 17.03.2013) Which of the following fractions are in descending order ? (5) None of these solution : (Indian Bank Rural Marketing Officer Exam. 03.01.2010) Amit, Sucheta and Neeti start running around a circular track and complete one round in 18, 24 and 32 seconds respectively. In how many seconds will the three meet again at the starting point if they all have started running at the same time ? (1) 196 sec. (2) 288 sec. (3) 324 sec. (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (Bank Of India Banking Officer Exam. 24.01.2010) Philip, Tom and Brad start jogging around a circular field and complete a single round in 18, 22 and 30 seconds respectively. In how much time will they meet again at the starting point? (1) 8 mins. 15 secs. (2) 21 mins. (3) 16 mins. 30 secs. (4) 12 mins. (5) None of these solution : (Indian Bank PO Exam. 02.01.2011) The denominator of fraction is 2 more than thrice its numerator. If the numerator as well as denominator is increased by one, the fraction becomes 1/3 . What was the original fraction? (5) None of these solution : (SBI Associate Banks PO Exam. 14.02.1999) In a fraction, if numerator is increased by 40%, and denominator is increased by 80%. Then what fraction of the old is the new fraction? (4) Data inadequate (5) None of these solution : (SBI Associate Banks PO Exam. 16.07.2000) 4/15 of 5/7 of a number is greater than of 5 of the same number by 8. What is half of that number? (1) 630 (2) 315 (3) 210 (4) 105 (5) None of these solution : (SBI Banks PO Exam. 20.08.2000) A classroom has equal number of boys and girls. Eight girls left to play Kho-Kho, leaving twice as many boys as girls in the classroom. What was the total number of girls and boys present initially? (1) Cannot be determined (2) 16 (3) 24 (4) 32 (5) None of these solution : (SBI Banks PO Exam. 20.08.2000) The sum of four numbers is 64. If you add 3 to the first number, 3 is subtracted from the second number, the third is multiplied by 3 and the fourth is divided by three, then all the results are equal. What is the difference between the largest and the smallest of the original numbers? (1) 32 (2) 27 (3) 21 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (SBI Banks PO Exam. 20.08.2000) If the digits of a two digit number are interchanged the newly formed number is more than the original number by 18, and sum of the digit is 8 then what was the original number? (1) 53 (2) 26 (3) 35 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (SBI Associate Banks PO Exam. 21.07.2002 & LIC Assistant Administrative Officer (AAO) Exam 2006) Ely how much is three-fifth of 350 greater than four-seventh of 210? (1) 120 (2) 210 (3) 95 (4) 110 (5) None of these solution : (SBI Banks PO Exam. 18.05.2003) In a two digit number the digit in the unit's place is twice the digit in the ten's place and the number obtained by interchanging the digits is more than the original number by 27. What is 50% of the original number ? (1) 36 (2) 63 (3) 48 (4) 18 (5) None of these solution : (SBI PO Exam. 09.01.2005) What least number would be subtracted from…

NUMBER SYSTEM SET – 3 Practice question for SBI, IBPS Bank PO, RBI Officer, Insurance AAO

Which of the following is second largest ? (1) 138.6 - 38.4 + 479.3 (2) 36.5 - 844.6 + 1289 (3) 931 - 564 + 156 (4) 564 - 213 + 120 (5) 130 - 461 + 888 solution : (IDBI Bank Officer Exam. 16.09.2012) Which of the following is the largest ? (You are not expected to calculate the exact value) (1) (56 × 15) ÷ 42 (2) (25 × 72) ÷ 62 (3) (6 × 441) ÷ 72 (4) (28 × 78) ÷ 56 (5) (32 × 48) ÷ 26 solution : (IDBI Bank Officer Exam. 16.09.2012) Which of the following is the smallest ? (You are not expected to calculate the exact value) solution : (IDBI Bank Officer Exam.16.09.2012) The cost of 8 dozen of eggs is 256. Which calculation is needed to find the cost of 9 eggs ? (1) (9 × 256) × (8 ÷ 12) (2) (12 × 256) ÷ (8 × 9) (3) (8 × 256) ÷ (9 × 12) (4) (9 × 256) × (8 × 12) (5) (9 × 256) ÷ (8 × 12) solution : (IDBI Bank Officer Exam.16.09.2012) On a particular day, sweets were to be equally distributed among 495 students of a school. However, on that particular day 396 students from a nearby school also joined them. Hence each student present on that day got four sweets less. How many sweets were distributed ? (1) 5445 (2)4950 (3)4455 (4)3960 (5) None of these solution : (IBPS RRBs Office Assistant CWE Exam. 09.09.2012) A student requires 324 pencils in 6 years. How many dozen pencils will he require in 14 years ? (1) 52 (2) 64 (3) 59 (4) 62 (5) None of these solution : (IBPS RRBs Office Assistant CWE Exam. 09.09.2012) What is the least number to be added to 4523 to make it a perfect square ? (1) 101 (2) 34 (3) 238 (4) 121 (5) None of these solution : (IBPS RRBs Office Assistant CWE Exam. 09.09.2012) How many natural numbers are there lying between 134 and 467 which are divisible by 7 ? (1) 46 (2) 47 (3) 49 (4) 51 (5) None of these solution : (Indian Overseas Bank PO Online Exam. 01.09.2013) By how much is two-fifth of 200 greater than three-fifth of 125? (1) 15 (2) 3 (3) 5 (4) 30 (5) None of these solution : (Canara Bank PO Exam. 09.02.2003) By how much is 3/4 th of 568 lesser than 7/8 the of 1008? (1) 444 (2) 448 (3) 452 (4) 456 (5) None of these solution : (Andhra Bank PO Exam. 14.09.2008) By how much is 1/4 th of 428 smaller than 5/6 th of 216 ? (1) 61 (2) 67 (3) 73 (4) 79 (5) None of these solution : (Oriental Bank of Commerce PO Exam. 21.12.2008) One-third of a number is 96. What will 67% of that number be ? (1) 192.96 (2) 181.44 (3) 169.92 (4) 204.48 (5) None of these solution : (Oriental Bank of Commerce PO Exam. 21.12.2008) Two-third of three-fourth of one-fifth of a number is 15. What is 30 per cent of that number ? (1) 45 (2) 60 (3) 75 (4) 30 (5) None of these solution : (Allahabad Bank PO Exam. 21.02.2010) By how much is 3/4 th of 968 less than 7/8 th of 1008 ? (1) 154 (2) 146 (3) 165 (4) 158 (5) None of these solution : (Corporation Bank PO Exam. 09.05.2010) Which of the following fractions are in descending order ? (5) None of these solution : (Indian Bank Rural Marketing Officer Exam. 03.01.2010) On a school's Annual Day sweets were to be equally distributed amongst 112 children. But on that particular day. 32 children were absent. Thus the remaining children got 6 extra sweets. How many sweets was each child originally supposed to get? (1) 24 (2) 18 (3) 15 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (Indian Overseas Bank PO Exam. 05.04.2009) On Republic Day sweets were to be equally distributed among 450 children. But on that particular day, 150 children remained absent. Thus, each child got 3 sweets extra. How many sweets did each child get ? (1) 6 (2) 12 (3) 9 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (Bank Of India Banking Officer Exam. 24.01.2010) There are two numbers such that the sum of twice the first number and thrice the second number is 100 and the sum of thrice the first number and twice the second number is 120. Which is the larger number ? (1) 32 (2) 12 (3) 14 (4) 35 (5) None of these solution : (Corporation Bank PO Exam. 09.05.2010) When all the students in a school are made to stand in rows of 54, 30 such rows are formed. If the students are made to stand in the rows of 45, how many such rows can be formed ? (1) 25 (2) 42 (3) 36 (4) 32 (5) None of these solution : (Corporation Bank PO Exam. 09.05.2010) On the annual day, sweets were to be distributed equally amongst 600 children of the school. But on that particular day, 120 children remained absent. Thus, each child got 2 extra sweets. How many sweets was each child originally supposed to get ? (1) 8 (2) 14 (3) 10 (4) 6 (5) None of these solution : (United Bank Of India PO Exam. 14.11.2010)

NUMBER SYSTEM SET – 2 Practice question for SBI, IBPS Bank PO, RBI Officer, Insurance AAO

If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 150% and the denominator of the fraction is increased by 350%, the resultant fraction is 25/51, what is the original fraction ? (5) None of these solution : (Corporation Bank PO Exam. 09.05.2010) The sum of three consecutive odd numbers and three consecutive even numbers together is 231. Also, the smallest odd number is 11 less than the smallest even number. What is the sum of the largest odd number and the largest even number ? (1) 82 (2) 83 (3) 74 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (Punjab & Sind Bank PO Exam.16.05.2010) Two-third of the first number is equal to the cube of the second number. If the second number is equal to twelve percent of 50, what is the sum of the first and the second number ? (1) 330 (2) 360 (3) 390 (4) 372 (5) None of these solution : (Punjab & Sind Bank PO Exam. 16.05.2010) The sum of five consecutive numbers is 270. What is the sum of the second and the fifth number ? (1) 108 (2) 107 (3) 110 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (Bank Of Baroda PO Exam.30.05.2010) The sum of five consecutive even numbers of set-A is 220. What is the sum of a different set of five consecutive numbers whose second lowest number is 37 less than double of the lowest number of set -A ? (1) 223 (2) 225 (3) 235 (4) 243 (5) None of these solution : (Central Bank Of India PO Exam. 25.07.2010) The digit in the unit's place of a three digit number is thrice the digit in the ten's place and the digit in the hundred's place is two-third of the digit in the ten's place. If the sum of the three digits of the number is 14, what is the three digit number ? (1) 932 (2) 239 (3) 326 (4) Cannot be determined (5) Nonc of these solution : (United Bank Of India PO Exam. 14.11.2010) What is the least number to be subtracted from 945 to make it a perfect square? (1) 16 (2) 30 (3) 24 (4) 45 (5) None of these solution : (PNB Management Trainee Exam. 28.11.2010) If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 200% and the denominator of the fraction is increased by 250%, the resultant fraction is 3/14 . What is the original fraction? (5) None of these solution : (PNB Management Trainee Exam. 28.11.2010) The sum of the digits of a two digit number is 15 and the difference between the two digits of the two digit number is 3. What is the product of the two digits of the two-digit number? (1) 56 (2) 63 (3) 42 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of These solution : (PNB Management Trainee Exam. 28.11.2010) The sum of the squares of two consecutive even numbers is 6500. Which is the smaller number? (1) 54 (2) 52 (3) 48 (4) 56 (5) None of these solution : (PNB Management Trainee Exam. 28.11.2010) The sum of five consecutive even numbers of set - A is 280. What is the sum of different set of five consecutive numbers whose lowest number is 71 less than double the lowest number of set-A ? (1) 182 (2) 165 (3) 172 (4) 175 (5) None of these solution : (Bank Of Maharashtra Exam. 19.12.2010) What is the least number that can be added to the number 1020 to make it a perfect square ? (1) 65 (2) 12 (3) 59 (4) 4 (5) None of these solution : (Indian Bank PO Exam. 02.01.2011) If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 150% and the denominator of the fraction is increased by 300%, the resultant fraction is 5/18 What is the original fraction ? (5) None of these solution : (Punjab & Sind Bank PO Exam. 23.01.2011) Sum of two numbers is equal to sum of square of 11 and cube of 9. Larger number is (5)2 less than square of 25. What is the value of the sum of twice of 24 percent of the smaller number and half of the larger number? (1) 415 (2) 400 (3) 410 (4) 425 (5) None of these solution : (UCO Bank PO Exam. 30.01.2011) The difference between the sum of four consecutive odd numbers and three consecutive even numbers together is 20. Also, the largest even number is 5 more than the largest odd number. What is the sum of the smallest odd number and the smallest even number ? (1) 75 (2) 77 (3) 85 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (UCO Bank PO Exam. 30.01.2011) Sum of square of first number and cube of second number to gether is 568. Also square of the second number is 15 less than square of 8. What is the value of three-fifth of the first number? (assuming both the numbers are positive) (1) 18 (2) 8 (3) 9 (4) 16 (5) None of these solution : (Bank Of Baroda PO Exam. 13.03.2011) The sum of six consecutive even numbers of set-A is 402. What is the sum of another set-B of four consecutive numbers whose lowest number is 15 less than double the lowest number of set-A? (1) 444 (2) 442 (3) 440 (4) 446 (5) None of these solution : (Allahabad Bank PO Exam. 17.04.2011) The sum of nine consecutive odd numbers of set-A is 621. What is the sum of different set of six consecutive even numbers whose lowest number is 15 more than the lowest number of set-A ? (1) 498 (2) 468 (3) 478 (4) 488 (5) None of these solution : (Indian Overseas Bank PO Exam.…

NUMBER SYSTEM SET – 1 Practice question for SBI, IBPS Bank PO, RBI Officer, Insurance AAO

The difference between a two digit number and the number obtained by interchanging the positions of its digits is 36. What is the difference between the two digits of that number ? (1) 4 (2) 9 (3) 3 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (Canara Bank PO Exam. 09.02.2003 & SBI Associate Banks PO Exam.07.01.2007) If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 20% and its denominator by 25%, then the fraction so obtained is 3/5. What is the original fraction ? (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (Syndicate Bank PO Exam. 0.10.2004 & United Bank of India PO Exam. 21.06.2009) The number obtained by interchanging the two digits of a two  digit number is less than the original number by 27. If the difference between the two digits of the number is 3, what is the original number ? (1) 74 (2) 63 (3) 85 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (Union Bank of India PO Exam. 27.11.2005) If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 200% and the denominator of the fraction is increased by 150%, the resultant fraction is 7/10. What is the original fraction ? (5) None of these solution : (Bank Of Maharashtra PO Exam. 25.05.2008) In a two digit positive number, the digit in the unit's place is equal to the square of the digit in ten's place, and the difference between the number and the number obtained by interchanging the digits is 54. What is 40% of the original number ? (1) 15.6 (2) 39 (3) 37.2 (4) 24 (5) None of these solution : (Indian Overseas Bank PO Exam. 15.06.2008) If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 1/4 and the denominator is decreased by 1/3 , the new fraction obtained is 33/64 What was the original fraction ? (5) None of these solution : (Indian Overseas Bank PO Exam. 15.06.2008) Twice the square of a number is more than eleven times the number by 21. The number can have which of the following values ? (5) None of these solution : (Indian Overseas Bank PO Exam. 15.06.2008) The product of two consecutive even numbers is 9408. Which is the greater of the two numbers? (1) 96 (2) 98 (3) 94 (4) 92 (5) None of these solution : (Andhra Bank PO Exam. 14.09.2008) If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 300% and the denominator is increased by 100%, the resultant fraction is 1 11/19 What was the original fraction ? (5) None of these solution : (Andhra Bank PO Exam. 14.09.2008) What will be the greater of two numbers whose product is 640, if the sum of the two numbers, exceeds their difference by 32 ? (1) 45 (2) 50 (3) 55 (4) 40 (5) None of these solution : (Bank Of Baroda Specialist Officer Exam. 05.10.2008) The product of two successive numbers is 4032. Which is the greater of the two numbers ? (1) 63 (2) 64 (3) 65 (4) 66 (5) None of these solution : (Oriental Bank of Commerce PO Exam. 21.12.2008 & United India Insurance AO Exam. 26.05.2013) The product of two successive numbers is 9506. Which is the smaller of the two numbers ? (1) 96 (2) 97 (3) 98 (4) 99 (5) None of these solution : (Canara Bank PO Exam. 15.03.2009) . If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 200% and the denominator is increased by 400%, the resultant is 1 1/20 . What was the original fraction ? (5) None of these solution : (Canara Bank PO Exam. 15.03.2009) If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 200% and the denominator is increased by 350%,  the resultant fraction is 5/12 . What was the original fraction? (5) None of these solution : (Indian Overseas Bank PO Exam. 05.04.2009) The difference between the 3/4 th of 4/5th of a number and 1/6 th of 2/5 th of the same number is 648. What is the number ? (1) 1110 (2) 1215 (3) 1325 (4) 1440 (5) None of these solution : (Indian Overseas Bank PO Exam. 06.04.2009) If the position of the digits of a two digit number are interchanged, the number obtained is smaller than the original number by 27. If the digits of the number are in the ratio of 1 : 2, what is the original number ? (1) 36 (2) 63 (3) 48 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (United Bank of India PO Exam. 21.06.2009) Twice the square of a number is six times the other number. What is the ratio between the first number and the second number ? (1) 1 : 4 (2) 2 : 5 (3) 1 : 3 (4) Cannot be determined (5) None of these solution : (Andhra Bank PO Exam. 95.07.2009) If the numerator of a fraction is increased by 10% and the denominator is increased by 20% the resultant fraction is 11/15. What was the original fraction? (5) None of these solution : (PNB Specialist Officer's Exam. 16.08.2009) The sum of four consecutive even numbers is 284. What would be the smallest number ? (1) 72 (2) 74 (3) 68 (4) 66 (5) 70 solution : (Corporation Bank PO Exam. 22.11.2009) A number when subtracted by 1/7 of itself gives the same value as the sum of all the angles of a triangle. What is the number ? (1) 224 (2) 210 (3) 140 (4) 350 (5) 187 solution : (Corporation Bank PO Exam. 22.11.2009)

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
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