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General Knowledge questions for Bank exams: 2013

Important questions about Reserve Bank of India: frequently


asked questions in Bank Clerk, Bank PO exams.

1. When did Reserve Bank of India (RBI) formed? Answer: 1935 april 1 2. When did Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Nationalised ? Answer: 1949 3. Where was the first Headquarters of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ? Answer: Kolkata 4. When did the Headquarters of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) moved to Mumbai ? Answer: 1937 5. Who was the First Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor ? Answer: Sir Osborne Smith 6. Who was the first Indian RBI Governor ? Answer: C.D.Deshmukh * 7. Which Commission recommended the formation of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) ? Answer: Hilton Young Commission (Royal commission)

* 8. Which is the central bank in India ? Answer: RBI Expected gk questions: IBPS, RRB, PSC

Expected General Knowledge questions for all competitive exams (IBPS, RRB, Postal Assistant,PSC etc) Current affairs Gk questions
Make sure you knew at least two recent year and venue of the events. 1. 2012 Olympics is held at ? Answer: London 2. Venue of 2016 Olympics (The next Olympics will be held at) ? Answer: Riode Genero (Brazil) 3. Venue of 2014 Winter Olympics ? Answer: Sochi (Russia) 4. 2012 Summer Paralympics is held at ? Answer: London 5. Venue of 2016 Summer Paralympics ? Answer: Rio de Genero (Brazil) 6. Venue of 2014 Winter Paralympics ? Answer: Sochi (Russia) 7. 2010 World Cup Football was held at ? Answer: South Africa

8. Where is the venue of 2014 World Cup Football ? Answer: Brazil Brand ambassador of the 2014 FIFA World Cup ? Answer: Pele 9. Where is the venue of 2018 FIFA World Cup ? Answer: Russia 10. Where is the venue of 2022 World Cup Football ? Answer: Qatar 11. 2010 Commonwealth Games was held at ? Answer: Delhi 12. 2014 Commonwealth Games will be held at ? Answer: Glasgow (Scotland) 13. Where is the Venue of 2018 Commonwealth Games ? Answer: Gold Coast (Australia) 14. 2012 Euro Cup Football was held at ?Answer: Poland and Ukraine 15. Where is the Venue of 2016 Euro Cup Football ? Answer: France 16. Where is the Venue of 2015 World Cup Cricket ? Answer: Australia and New Zealand 17. Which country host the 2019 World Cup Cricket ? Answer: England 18. Which country host the 2014 T-20 World Cup Cricket ? Answer: Bangladesh 19. Which country host the 2016 T-20 World Cup Cricket ?

Answer: India 20. Where is the Venue of 2013 Asian Games ? Answer: Inchean (South Korea) * 21. Where is the venue of 2013 world athletic championship ? answer: Moscow (Russia) * 22. Which country host the 2023 World Cup Cricket ? Answer: India * 9. Which bank is known as Banker's Bank ? Answer: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) * 10. Who is the present Governor of RBI ? Answer: D. Subba Rao * 11. Who introduced the Banking Ombudsman Scheme ? Answer: Reserve Bank of India 1. Which is the First Bank in India ? Answer: Bank of Hindustan 2. Which is the first Bank managed by Indians ? Answer: Oudh Commercial Bank 3. Which is the first bank started with Indian capital (Indian owned bank) ? Answer: Punjab National Bank 4. Which is the first foreign Bank in India ? Answer: Chartered Bank 5. Which is the first bank to get ISO certificate ? Answer: Canara Bank 6. Which is the first bank in India to start its branches outside India ?

Answer: Bank of India 7. Which is the first bank in India to introduce ATM ? Answer: H.S.B.C bank 8. Which is the oldest public bank in India ? Answer: Allahabad Bank 9. Which is the paper used for making Indian currency ? Answer: Rag 10. The currency of IMF is known as ? Answer: SDR (Special Drawing Rights) 11. Which is known as Artificial currency or Paper Gold ? Answer: SDR

Who is Who

Who is Who : Current Affairs Questions 2013


"Who is Who" is a important current affair question for all competitive exams. Its very difficult to find Important who is who question in one place, that's why we starting a new monthly updating WHO IS WHO page, hand in hand with General knowledge. It will be very helpful for the upcoming exams like SBI clerk, RRB, Postal Assistant. Don't forget to Quick refer this before you go to the exam.

Head's Of Important Offices in India


1. Who is the Present Attorney General =>> Goolam Essaji Vahanvati

2. Who is the Present Solicitor General =>> Mohan Parasaran * 3. Who is the Present Comptroller and Auditor General =>> Shashi Kant Sharma

4. Who is the Present Army Chief =>> Lt. Gen. Bikram Singh 5. Who is the Present Chief of Air staff =>> Norman Anil Kumar Browne 6. Who is the Present Chief of Naval Staff =>> Devendra Kumar Joshi

7. Who is the Present Chief Election Commissioner =>> V. S. Sampath 8. Who is the Present National Human Rights Commission, Chairman =>> K.G Balakrishnan 9. Who is the Present National Commission for Woman, Chairperson =>> Mamta Sharma

10. Who is the Present Chief Information Commissioner =>> Sathyanand Mishra 11. Who is the present Finance Commission, Chairman =>> Y.V. Reddy 12. Who is the Present ISRO, chairman =>> Dr. k. Radhakrishnan 13. Who is the present SEBI chairman =>> UK Sinha * 14. Who is the present Supreme Court Chief Justice of India =>> P. Sathasivam 15. Who is the new chief of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) ?

Answer: Alok Joshi 16. Who is the new chief of Intelligence Bureau (IB)? Answer: Syed Asif Ibrahim 17. Who is the new chief of CBI? Answer: Ranjit Sinha

* Heads of important international organizations: World


1. Who is the president of International Meteorological Organization ? Answer: Alexander Bedritskiy 2. who is the secretary general of Asean ? Answer: Surin Pitsuwan 3. Who is the Director-General of UNESCO ? Answer: Irina Bokova 4. Who is the Secretary General of NATO ? Answer: Anders Rasmussen 5. Who is the President of the European Union ? Answer: Herman Van Rompuy 6. Who is the head of the African Union Commission ? answer: Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma 7. Who is the Executive Director of UN Women ? Answer: Michelle Bachelet 8. Who is Head of World Health Organization ?

Answer: Margaret Chan 9. Who is the Managing Director of IMF? Answer: Christine Lagarde 10. Who is the President of the World Bank ? Answer: Jim Yong Kim

Did you know Who built the monument Bibi ka Makbara ?

GK questions and answers 2012: Olympic symbols

Olympic Ring And Representing Continents


Actually these these ring doesn't represent any single continent, According to IOC (International Olympic committee) these rings represents union of the five continents. ( Reference http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_do_the_Olympic_rings_represent ) However I had seen that some jerks asking these questions in competitive exams, So we need to know this. blue = Europe yellow = Asia black = Africa green = Australia red = America Did you know who is the father of Modern Olympics ? answer: Baron Pierre de Coubertin (these rings are also designed by Pierre de Coubertin)

Who is the creator of Olympic motto "Swifter, Higher, Stronger" ? answer: Henri Didon * In 2012 London Olympics Who won Silver medal for India ? Answer: Vijay Kumar (25 m rapid fire pistol event), susheel kumar (wrestling) * When did India first participated in Olympics ? Answer: 1900 (Paris Olympics) * When did India Officially participated in Olympics ? Answer: 1920 * Who is the First Indian to win an individual Olympic medal after independence ? Answer: K.D Yadav (1952, Helsinki) * Who is the First Indian woman to reach Semifinal in Olympics ? Answer: Shiny Wilson * Who is the First Indian woman to reach Final in Olympics ? Answer: P.T Usha * Who is the First Indian woman to win a Medal in Olympics ? Answer: Karnam Malleswari (Bronze, 2000 Sydney)

General knowledge questions for bank exams 2013

Important General knowledge questions about State

Bank Of India
Previously asked gk questions about SBI for IBPS and Bank clerk exams 1. Which is the Biggest public bank in India ? Answer: SBI 2. What was the old name of State Bank Of India ? Answer: Imperial Bank of India 3. Which bank has the most branches in India ?

Answer: SBI 4. Which Committee recommended the formation of State Bank of India ? Answer: Gorwala committee 5. Where is the headquarters of SBI ? Answer: Mumbai 6. Which is the biggest commercial bank in India ? Answer: State Bank of India 7. Who is the present Chairman of SBI ? Answer: Pratip Chaudhuri