Bank of Baroda’s written test paper - Socio Economic and Banking Awareness

Bank of Baroda’s written test paper – Socio Economic and Banking Awareness

Some of the questions observed in the written test paper at BOB, in the last few years are:

• From the below mentioned options, which of the following will set up core banking infrastructure for rural areas?

e.None of the above

• One of the measures taken by RBI, open market operations in order to control credit expansion in the economy means?

a.Auction of gold
b.Sale or purchase of government securities
c.To make available direct finance to borrowers
d.Issuance of different types of bonds
e.None of the above

• What is fiscal deficit?

a.Total payments less capital receipts
b.Total income less government borrowing
c.Total expenditure less total receipts excluding borrowing
d.Total payment less total receipts
e.None of the above

• From the below mentioned option, which is not a member of the ASEAN?


• What is the theme of the Olympic Torch?

a.Journey of Peace
b.Journey of Harmony
c.Green world clean world
d.Journey for hunger free world
e.None of the above

• Choose the correct option for the excellence award in sports?

a.Pulitzer Prize
b.Kalinga Prize
c.Arjun Award
d.Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award
e.None of the above

• Which country has allocated US$ 10 billion to provide relief to its earthquake victims?

b.South Korea
d.South Africa
e.None of the above

• Which amongst the following rivers is not covered under the India and Nepal agreement on sharing of water of various rivers?

e.All of the above

• Which game has the Vijay Hazare Trophy associated with it?

b.RUBIN – 8
d.NLS – 5

• When is the next census due in which the Delimitation Commission has proposed that the next census should be panchayat wise?


• Who is Hugo Chavez?

a.Prime Minister of Brazil
b.President of Congo
c.President of Venezuela
d.Prime Minister of Uganda
e.None of the above

• What is the amount of loan waiver to the farmers, which the government has raised to 20%?

a.Rs. 76,000 crore
b.Rs. 60,000 crore
c.Rs. 72,000 crore
d.Rs. 80,000 crore
e.Rs. 65,000 crore

• WHO has banned which of the following advertisements to protect youth from bad effects of the advertised product?

a.Junk food
c.Soft drinks with chemical preservatives
d.Alcoholic drinks
e.None of the above

• What were the issues which were demonstrated in the G – 8 summits recently and are drawing huge attention?

i. Inflation which has gone up substantially across the globe
ii. Food shortage which has taken 50 million people in its grip
iii. USA’s consistent presence in Iraq

a.Only ii
b.Both i and ii
c.Only iii
d.Only i

• Which option is not the part of scheduled banking structure in India?

a.Private sector banks
b.Public sector banks
c.State co – operative banks
d.Regional rural banks
e.Money lenders

• Which of the following option is not included in the Financial System structure in India?

a.Government Finance
b.Development Finance
c.Industrial Finance
d.Personal Finance
e.Agricultural Finance

• M – Banking facility provided in a lot of banks, what does M – Banking stand for?

b.Mutual fund
d.Mobile Phone

• What is the logo of Bank of Baroda know as?

a.Sunlight of Bank of Baroda
b.Baroda Sun
c.Sun of Bank of Baroda
d.Bank of Baroda’s Rays
e.None of the above

• Who endorses Bank of Baroda Brand?

a.Amitabh Bachchan
b.Juhi Chawla
c.Kapil Dev
d.Kiran Bedi
e.None of the above

• Which was the first company to be listed in NASDAQ?

e.None of the above

• What is the branding line of Bank of Baroda?

a.India’s multinational Bank
b.International Bank of India
c.World’s local Bank
d.India’s international bank
e.None of the above

• What does FDI stand for?

a.Foreign Direct Investment
b.Fixed Deposit Interest
c.Future Derivative Investment
d.Fixed Deposit Investment
e.None of the above

• What does ‘R’ in BRIC stand for?

e.None of the above

• Explain Call Money.

a.Money borrowed for more than one day but upto 3 days
b.Money borrowed for a day or overnight
c.Money borrowed for more than one day but upto 14 days
d.Money borrowed for more than one day but upto 7 days

• Who regulated Capital Market?


• What does money laundering involve?

a.Layering of funds
b.Placement of funds
c.Integration of funds
d.All of A, B and C
e.None of A, B and C

• What does GSLV stand for?

a.Global Station Launch Vehicle
b.Global Satellite Launch Vehicle
c.Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle
d.Geosynchronous Station Launch Vehicle
e.None of the above

• What does currency swap instrument manage?

a.Interest rate risk
b.Cash flows in different currencies
c.Currency risk
d.Currency and interest rate risk
e.All of the above

• The term arbitrage in capital market refers to –

a.Variation in different markets
b.Purchase of securities to cover the sale
c.Simultaneous purchase and sale of securities to reduce the loss on purchase
d.Sale of securities to reduce the loss on purchase
e.Any of the above

• What is the deportment of RBI monetary policy?

a.Improving credit quality of the banks
b.Supporting investment demand in the economy
c.Inflation control with adequate liquidity for growth
d.Strengthening credit delivery mechanism
e.Any of the above

• Who is the author of the book ‘Half a Life’?

a.Ved Mehta
b.Deepak Chopra
c.Mark Tully
d.V.S. Naipaul
e.Chetan Bhagat

• Who is Nicolas Sarkozy?

a.Russian President
b.French President
c.Russian Prime Minister
d.French Prime Minister
e.None of the above

• Who is the ICC Cricketer of the year?

a.M.S. Dhoni
b.Sachin Tendulkar
c.Sanath Jayasurya
d.Kevin Peterson
e.None of the above

• Who is the Prime Minister of Australia?

a.Kevin Rudd
b.Julia Fillard
c.Dilma Rousseff
d.Sebastian Vettel
e.None of the above
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