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Bank Placement Papers And Exam Sample Paper 2008 by Allahabad

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General Awareness
1. India test-fired Agni III on?"
(A) May 15, 2008
(B) May 17, 2008
(C) May 20, 2008
(D) May 7, 2008

2. Which one of the following countries is not included in the elite club which India joined after its successful test firing of Agni III?"
(A) Russia
(B) U.S.A.
(C) U.K.
(D) France

3. M. Natrajan is?"
(A) Scientific Advisor to the Defence Minister
(B) Chief Controller and Programme Director of Agni Missile System
(C) Scientific Advisor to the Prime Minister
(D) None of the above

4. Currently which one of the following organizations is celebrating its golden jubilee (year) ?

5. India and Malaysia held their joint naval exercise at?"
(A) Andman island
(B) Nicobar island
(C) Lumut
(D) Kualalampur

6. SERB stands for?"
(A) Social Enlightenment and Research Board
(B) Scientific And Engineering Research Board
(C) Scientists?T and Engineers?T Research Board
(D) Science and Engineering Research Board

7. CEP (Circular Error Probability) is associated with?"
(A) Prithvi II
(B) Chandryan I
(C) Narco Analysis test conducted on Aarushis?T alleged murderer
(D) The finalization of Indo-US Nuclear deal

8. The country which recently announced to have its own version of Star Wars?"
(A) France
(B) Japan
(C) China
(D) North Korea

9. The Indian state which, in May 2008, launched Food Security Scheme?"
(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Chhattisgarh
(C) Tamil Nadu
(D) Jammu & Kashmir

10. The most coveted award at the 61st Cannes Film Festival was received by?"
(A) ?~Hunger?T
(B) Line of Passage
(C) ?~The Class?T
(D) Three Monkeys

11. The Winner of the Scripps National Spelling Bee Contest is?"
(A) Ravi Kumar
(B) Sameer Mishra
(C) Kuljit Singh
(D) None of these

12. ?~Travelling Through Conflict?T is a book written by?"
(A) Hamid Ansari
(B) Cherie Blair
(C) Balraj Krishna
(D) Salman Rushdie

13. According to the Global Peace Index released in May 2008, the most peaceful country on the earth is?"
(A) New Zealand
(B) Norway
(C) Denmark
(D) Iceland

14. Which of the following was recently granted Navratna status to ?
(D) All the above

15. In terms of billionnaire population. Mumbai ranks?? at world level ?
(A) Sixth
(B) Fifth
(C) Fourth
(D) Seventh

16. According to a report, the number of Indians who have a problem of loud snoring during sleep is?"
(A) 35 million
(B) 36 million
(C) 40 million
(D) 45 million

17. The government has planned to establish ???? universities of global standards across the country ?
(A) 10
(B) 14
(C) 20
(D) 16

18. The government has increased Minimum Support Price of?"
(A) Wheat
(B) Paddy
(C) Cane
(D) None of these

19. India recently refused to accept the offer of funds/loans from World Bank for?" (A) Disaster management
(B) North-East projects
(C) Tiger protection
(D) None of the above

20. Yves Saint Laurent recently died. He was a?"
(A) U.S.A. film director
(B) First man to go to Mars mission
(C) Renowned fashion designer
(D) An internationally renowned financial expert


1. (D) 2. (C) 3. (A) 4. (C) 5. (C) 6. (D) 7. (A) 8. (B) 9. (B) 10. (C) 11. (B) 12. (A) 13. (D) 14. (D) 15. (D) 16. (B) 17. (D) 18. (B) 19. (C) 20 (C)

Allahabad Bank Clerk Exam. 2008 (Held on 30-08-2008)
1. If a word is typed that is not in Word,s dictionary, a ___ wavy underline appears below the word.
(A) red
(B) green
(C) blue
(D) black
(E) None of these
Ans (A)

2. The _____ button on the quick access Toolbar allows you to cancel your recent commands or actions.
(A) Search
(B) Cut
(C) Document
(D) Undo
(E) None of these
Ans (D)

3. In Excel, any set of characters containing a letter , hyphen, or space is considered ___
(A) a formula
(B) text
(C) a name
(D) a title
(E) None of these
Ans (B)

4. ________ Software allows users to perform calculations on rows and columns of data.
(A) Word processing
(B) Presentation graphics
(C) Database Management Systems
(D) Electronic Spreadsheet
(E) None of these
Ans (C)

5. A _________ represent approximately one billion memory locations.
(A) kilobyte
(B) megabyte
(C) gigabyte
(D) terabyte
(E) None of these
Ans (C)

6. ______ cells involves creating a single cell by combining two or more selected cells.
(A) Formatting
(B) Merging
(C) Embedding
(D) Splitting
(E) None of these
Ans (B)

7. The operating system is the most common type of ______________ software.
(A) communication
(B) application
(C) system
(D) word-processing
(E) None of these
Ans (C)

8. When you quickly press and releaes the left mouse button twice , you are ____
(A) Primary-clicking
(B) pointing
(C) Double-clicking
(D) Secondary-clicking
(E) None of these
Ans (C)

9. The horizontal and vertical lines on a worksheet are called ___
(A) cells
(B) sheets
(C) block lines
(D) gridlines
(E) None of these
Ans (D)

10. To delete an incorrect character in a document, __________ to erase to the right of the insertion point.
(A) press the left mouse key
(B) double-click the right mouse key
(C) press the BACKSPACE key
(D) press the delete key
(E) None of these
Ans (D)

11. The operating system does all of the following EXCEPT:
A provide a way for the user to interact with the computer.
B manage the central processing unit (CPU).
C manage memory and storage.
D enable users to perform a specific task such as document editing.
Ans (D)

12. During the boot process, the ____________ looks for the system files.
AnS (B)

13. ____________ are lists of commands that appear on the screen.
B Icons
C Menus
D Windows
Answer: C

14. ____________ is the ability of an operating system to control the activities of multiple programs at the same time.
A Multitasking
B Streamlining
C Multiuser
D Simulcasting
Answer: A

15. The unique signal, generated by a device, that tells the operating system that it is in need of immediate attention is called an:
A action.
B event.
C interrupt.
D activity.
Answer: C

16. The operating system controls access to the processor by assigning a(n) ____________ to each task requiring the processor,s attention.
B slice of time
C stack
D event
Answer: B

17. The blocks of code, included in the operating system, that software applications interact with are known as:
A application programming interfaces (APIs).
B complimentary metal-oxide conductors (CMOS).
C device drivers.
D bootstrap loaders.
Answer: A

18. MS-DOS is a ____________ operating system.
A point-and-click
B user-friendly
C command-driven
D Mac
Answer: C

19. An interrupt handler is a(n):
A location in memory that keeps track of recently generated interrupts.
B peripheral device.
C utility program.
D special numeric code that indicates the priority of a request.
Answer: D

20. A spooler is a(n):
A location in memory that maintains the contents of a document until it prints out.
B print job.
C program that coordinates the print jobs that are waiting to print.
D message sent from the printer to the operating system when a print job is completed.
Answer: C

21. Virtual memory is typically located:
A on a floppy disk.
B in the CPU.
C in a flash card.
D on the hard drive.
Answer: D

22. The purpose of a swap (or page) file is to:
A maintain pages of documents that are being spooled to the printer.
B hold a program,s data or instructions in virtual memory when it can,t fit in RAM.
C prevent thrashing in a multitasking environment.
D allow multiple print jobs to print their pages out simultaneously.
Answer: B

23. The definition of thrashing is:
A swapping data between virtual memory and RAM too frequently.
B insufficient hard disk space.
C too many processors being managed by the operating system.
D inaccurate information stored in the registry.
Answer: A

24. All of the following are TRUE of Safe Mode EXCEPT:
A Safe Mode is a special diagnostic mode.
B Safe Mode loads all nonessential icons.
C Safe Mode allows users to troubleshoot errors.
D Safe Mode loads only the most essential devices.
Answer: B

25. Verification of a login name and password is known as:
A configuration.
B accessibility.
C authentication.
D logging in.
Answer: C

26. The combination of the operating system and the processor is referred to as the computer,s:
B platform.
Answer: B

27. The following message generally means:
A a nonsystem floppy has been left in the floppy disk drive.
B the CD drive is not functioning.
C the BIOS is corrupted.
D there is a problem loading a device.
Answer: A

28. Which of the following is the correct sequence of actions that takes place during the boot-up process?
A Load operating system ? Activate BIOS ? Perform POST ? Check configuration settings
B Activate BIOS ? Perform POST ? Load operating system ? Check configuration settings
C Perform POST ? Load operating system ? Activate BIOS ? Check configuration settings
D Activate BIOS ? Check configuration settings ? Perform POST ? Load operating system
Answer: B

29. All of the following are steps involved in the boot process EXCEPT:
A load the operating system into RAM.
B the power-on self-test.
C activate the basic input/output system (BIOS).
D load application programs.
Answer: D

30. The ____________, stored on a ROM chip, is responsible for loading the operating system from its permanent location on the hard drive into RAM.
C device driver
D supervisor program
Answer: A

31. The basic input/output system (BIOS) is stored in:
C the CPU.
D the hard drive.
Answer: B

32. Ensuring that the essential peripheral devices are attached and operational is the ____________ process.
A configuration
Answer: C

33. The memory resident portion of the operating system is called the:
A registry.
D kernel.
Answer: D

34. Which of the following does NOT occur during the power-on self-test (POST)?
A The ScanDisk utility begins to run.
B The video card and video memory are tested.
C The BIOS identification process occurs.
D Memory chips are checked to ensure they are working properly.
Answer: A

35. All of the following are TRUE regarding virtual memory EXCEPT:
A any amount of RAM can be allocated to virtual memory.
B the setting for the amount of hard drive space to allocate to virtual memory can be manually changed.
C this temporary storage is called the swap file (or page file).
D virtual memory is physical space on the hard drive.
Answer: A

36. The operating system allows users to organize the computer,s contents in a hierarchical structure of directories that include all of the following EXCEPT:
A files.
B folders.
D drives.
D systems.
Answer: D

37. All of the following statements concerning windows are true EXCEPT:
A windows are an example of a command-driven environment.
B windows can be resized and repositioned on the desktop.
C more than one window can be open at a time.
D toolbars and scrollbars are features of windows.
Answer: A

38. All of the following statements concerning files are true EXCEPT:
A A file is a collection of related pieces of information stored together for easy reference.
B Files can be generated from an application.
C Files are stored in RAM.
D Files should be organized in folders.
Answer: C

39. 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.
Answer: B

40. In Windows XP, if you want to see the file size and modified dates of all files in a folder, the best viewing option is the __________ view.
A List
B Thumbnails
C Details
D Icon
Answer: C

Paper : Expected Question for Forthcomming Examinations
1. Who has been selected for the Maharashtra Govt?Ts Lata Mangeshkar Award for the year 2008 ?
(a) Nitin Mukesh
(b) Alka Yaganik
(c) Mahendra Kapoor
(d) Kumar Sanu
Ans: (c)

2. Indian Government has planned to achieve ??? agriculture growth by the end of 11th Five year Plan is will be _
(a) 8%
(b) 4%
(c) 6%
(d) 2%
Ans: (b)

3. Which of the following Indian companies sailed past Rs. 4 lakh crore mark in terms of market capitalization ?
(a) Infosys
(b) ONGC
(c) Wipro
(d) RIL
Ans: (d)

4. Which city will be host the Olympic Games in 2012 ?
(a) London
(b) New York
(c) Beijing
(d) Sydney
Ans: (a)

5. GAP is an international brand of _
(a) garment
(b) food-chain
(c) sports goods
(d) IT
Ans: (a)

6. Deepak Parekh is associated with which bank ?
(c) HDFC
(d) SBI
Ans: (c)

7. Who holds the world record for maximum wicket-keeping dismissals in Test Cricket ?
(a) Mark Boucher
(b) Kumar Sangakkara
(c) Adam Gilchrist
(d) MS Dhoni
Ans: (c)

8. ?~More, for you?T is a retail chain launched by _
(a) Reliance Group
(b) Modi Group
(c) Aditya Birla Group
(d) Tata Group
Ans: (c)

9. Sunita Williams, renowned astronaut of Indian origin, spent a record ?? days in space.
(a) 195
(b) 185
(c) 200
(d) 201
Ans: (a)

10. ?~Bullion?T refers to gold, silver or other precious metals in the form of _
(a) Ingots or bars only
(b) Bars as well as coins
(c) Coins only
(d) Jewellery
Ans: (b)

11. Korba is famous for
(a) Fertiliser plant
(b) Aluminium plant
(c) Steel plant
(d) Textile plant
Ans: (b)

12. Which one of the following states has the highest population density ?
(a) West Bengal
(b) Bihar
(c) UP
(d) Kerala
Ans: (a)

13. John Players is an apparel brand launched by which company ?
(a) UB Group
(b) ITC Ltd,
(c) Jindal Group
(d) Select Group
Ans: (b)

14. The largest employer in the world is
(a) Indian Railways
(b) Reliance Industries
(c) General Motors
(d) State Bank of India
Ans: (a)

15. What does ?oR?� in Maruti Suzuki?Ts small car WagonR stand for ?
(a) Responsible
(b) Remarkable
(c) Reliable
(d) Recreation
Ans: (d)

16. Which of the following types of nutrition is absent in fungi ?
(a) Saprophytism
(b) Symbiosis
(c) parasitism
(d) Autotrophism
Ans: (d)

17. Why was Bobby Fischer in the news recently ?
(a) passed away at the age of 64 on January 18, 2008
(b) the first man to scale Mount Everest
(c) he is an eminent Indian yoga guru and preacher of oriental philosophy
(d) None of these
Ans: (a)

18. Why was Edmund Hillary in the news recently ?
(a) passed away at the age of 88 on January 11, 2008
(b) received Padma Vibhushan 2008 award
(c) he is an eminent Indian yoga guru and preacher of oriental philosophy
(d) None of these
Ans: (a)

19. ???? was elected as the Chairperson of the US-India Business Council (USIBC) on January 23, 2008.
(a) Indra Nooyi
(b) Ratan Tata
(c) NR Narayana Murthy
(d) JJ Singh
Ans: (a)

20. ???. Attended the Republic Day celebrations 2008 in New Delhi as the Chief Guests
(a) Nicolas Sarkozy
(b) Boris Tadic
(c) Gordon Brown
(d) Samak Sundaravej
Ans: (a)

21. Booker Prize is awarded in the field of
(a) Science
(b) Social Service
(c) Medicine
(d) Literature
Ans: (d)

22. Of the following, whose ideas had influenced Gandhiji ?
(a) Karl Marx
(b) Tolstoy
(c) Lenin
(d) None of these
Ans: (b)

23. The non-permanent members of the Security Council serve for
(a) one year
(b) two years
(c) three years
(d) four years
Ans: (b)

24. Which of the following is a land-locked country
(a) Brazil
(b) Sudan
(c) Egypt
(d) Afghanistan
Ans: (d)

25. Which of the following is not a capital city
(a) Ankara
(b) Bonn
(c) Canberra
(d) New york
Ans: (d)

26. The language spoken by the largest number of people next to Hindi in the Indian subcontinent is
(a) tamil
(b) Telugu
(c) Bengali
(d) Marathi
Ans: (c)

27. Paul Newman was associated with which of the following fields ?
(a) Actor
(b) Scientist
(c) Social Activist
(d) Politician
Ans: (a)

28. Who has been awarded for ICC Cricketer of the year (Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy) for the year 2007-08 in the month of September 2008 ?
(a) Shiv Narayan Chandra Paul
(b) Sachin Tendulkar
(c) Ricky Ponting
(d) Mahela Jayawardhane
Ans: (a)