Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Bank of Maharastra PO exam solved paper 2

11. As per the news published in various leading newspapers the Government of India is planning a special drive for "Shopping tourism". The emphasis of this drive would be on which of the following sectors?
  1. Handicraft and cottage industry
  2. Software and accessories
  3. Medical equipments and services
  4. Textiles and jute products
  5. None of these
12. The UN food and agriculture organisation (FAO) has issued a warning that some South Asian countries including India may face food shortages in days to come. Which is the following is/are the reason which may prompt the condition to occur?

(A) Frequent floods/land slides
(B) Loss of animals in floods/droughts
(C) Unfavourable crop prospects
  1. Only (A)
  2. Only (B)
  3. Only (C)
  4. Both (A) and (B)
  5. All (A), (B) and (C)
13. Which of the following countries is passing through a phenomenon known as 'Sub prime Crisis' these days?

  1. Japan
  2. South Africa
  3. USA
  4. France
  5. None of these
14. As reported in the financial newspaper the availability of cheap credit abroad encouraged many companies in India to take the route of ECBs or "External Commercial Borrowings". However, the government/RBI is not much favour of same, and wishes to monitor it very closely. What is / are the fears owning to which the Government /RBI wishes a close monitoring of the ECB's?
  1. Such borrowings results in flow of foreign currency into India. It the flow is not monitored these external funds bring inflationary pressure on the economy.
  2. Since ECB are foreign currency into india . Hence a close check on thtm is needed.
  3. Government wishes that only indians should control Indian companies.
  4. Both (1) and (2)
  5. All
15. As reported in the newspapers e-choupals a scheme very popular amongst the agro community, are to focus on product tracability . Which of the following organisations has sponsered these e-choupals in India?
  1. TCS
  2. ITC
  3. Mahindra & Mahindra
  4. Ministry of agriculture
  5. Department of post & Telegraph
16. As reported in the newspapers POSCO will start working on it's steel plant in India by next year (2008). POSCO is based in which of the following countries?
  1. Japan
  2. England
  3. South Korea
  4. USA
  5. None of these
17. As per the 11th Five year plan projection India is trying to set up about how much power generation capacity till the end of the period?
  1. 30000mw
  2. 50000mw
  3. 68000mw
  4. 78000mw
  5. 98000mw
18. Which of the following state Governments has given and order to close the modern retail outlets in some major cities in the states?
  1. Bihar
  2. Uttar Pradesh
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Madhya Pradesh
  5. Nine of these
19. We every know and then read in the newspapers that some banks that earning good profits while some or not doing so well. The major part of a bank profit generally comes from which of the following activities?
  1. Providing Banking services like opening accounts, providing safe accounts vaults etc.
  2. Remittance facilities collecting cheques etc.
  3. Interest on loans the invesment which bank make by using money of the depositers.
  4. None of these
  5. All
20. Which of the following statements about the banking operations the CORRECT as it.they helps/help banks to run their shops?
  1. The public holds much currency as it desires to hold with it and therefore any additional money earned for deposited banks.
  2. The banks lend all deposits received by them from public legal cash requirment by RBI. It means excess cash.
  3. The minimum legal cash reserve ratio set by RBI.
  4. Bank assets are only in the forms of cash reserves loans and liabilities comprise only of the demand deposits.
  5. All of these.
  1. (1)
  2. (1)
  3. (3)
  4. (5)
  5. (2)
  6. (3)
  7. (4)
  8. (2)
  9. (5)
  10. (5)

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