Saturday, 4 February 2017



1. Which of the following domains is used by for-profit businesses?
1) .com
2) .edu
3) .mil
4) .net
5) .org
2. WAN stands for
1) Wired Area Network
2) Wide Area Network
3) Wide Array Net
4) Wireless Area Network
5) Wanted Area Network
3. What are lists of programs waiting to be run called?
1) Shells
2) The background
3) Queues
4) Page frames
5) Lists
4. An example of peripheral equipment is the
1) printer
2) CPU
3) spreadsheet
4) microcomputer
5) ALU
5. Which of the following commercial-software products are examples of operating system software and application software, respectively?
1) Microsoft Windows XP and Microsoft Word
2) Microsoft Office XP and Microsoft Windows XP
3) MS DOS and Microsoft Windows XP
5) UNIX and Java
6. MS Excel is used for
1) letter writing
2) spreadsheet calculation
3) presentation
4) painting
5) None of these
7. Computer users who are not computer professionals are sometimes called
1) peripheral users
2) programmers
3) librarians
4) information officers
5) end-users
8. Desktop and personal computers are also known as
1) supercomputers
2) servers
3) mainframes
4) peripheral equipment
5) microcomputers
9. The ability to exchange information through the use of computer equipment and software is
1) data entry
2) the internet
3) data retrieval
4) electronic communication
5) None of these
10. A computer professional who writes and tests software is called a
1) hardware consultant
2) librarian
3) programmer
4) computer operator
5) data entry operator
Answers :-

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 1
  5. 1
  6. 2
  7. 5
  8. 5
  9. 4
  10. 3


1. A severe and prolonged recession, a situation of declining economic activities, is called
1) sequestration
2) stagflation
3) depression
4) deflation
5) contraction
2. The RBI revised priority sector lending (PSL) for RRBs after which what per cent of RRBs’ outstanding advances should be for PSL?
1) 25 per cent
2) 40 per cent
3) 50 per cent
4) 70 per cent
5) 75 per cent
3. A person writes a cheque, and signs it, ordering his bank to pay a person the amount of money stated. Here, the bank is called the
1) drawer
2) drawee
3) payee
4) payer
5) endorsee
4. Which among the following is NOT a salient feature of the Senior Citizens Savings Scheme, 2004?
1) Tenure – 5 years
2) Rate of interest – 9.3 per cent
3) Interest is NOT taxable
4) Investment to be in multiples of Rs 1000
5) Maxinvestment limit Rs 15 lakh
5. Which of the following will NOT be counted as an asset of a bank?
1) Cash with RBI
2) Bill and Securities discounted
3) Fixed deposits with it
4) Loans and advances given
5) Investment of bank
6. The RBI pays interest to the banks for parking their excess money with it? The rate of interest paid by the RBI in the above case is termed as
1) bank rate
2) base rate
3) repo rate
4) reverse repo rate
5) prime lending rate
7. An Indian bank authorised to deal in foreign exchange maintains an account with an overseas bank in USA in US Dollar. Such account of an Indian bank is called a
1) Nostro account
2) Vostro account
3) Loro account
4) FCNR account
5) NRO account
8. The interest earned on savings accounts is exempted from taxation up to what amount in a year?
1) Rs 1,000
2) Rs 5,000
3) Rs 10,000
4) Rs 50,000
5) It is tax free
9. Which of the following is a term deposit account that can be maintained by NRIs and PIOs in foreign currency in India?
1) NRE
2) NRO
4) All the above
5) Other than those given as options
10. The Executive Board of the IMF has included renminbi (yuan) into its basket of currencies that make up the SDR. The term SDR stands for
1) Specific Drawing Right
2) Special Drawing Right
3) Structured Drawing Right
4) Systematic Drawing Right
5) None of these


  1. 3
  2. 5
  3. 2
  4. 3
  5. 3
  6. 4
  7. 1
  8. 3
  9. 3
  10. 2

Current Affairs – 3rd February 2017 GK Questions

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3rd February 2017 GK Questions – Current Affairs

  • Tata Motors will launch a sub-brand TAMO to introduce new technology equipped vehicles faster to the market.
  • The 19th edition of Bharat Rang Mahotsav has begun in New Delhi.
  • Russia and India conducted high-level consultations on counter-terrorism issues.
  • Rupak Kumar Dutta – New Police Chief of Karnataka.
  • Rs.48,000 crore – MNREGA for the year 2017-18 in the Union Budget.
  • The World Largest Battery Storage Plant – California, United States.
  • In China, Researchers have discovered microscopic sea animal Saccorhytus.
  • Rajasthan and Telangana states have won the eGovernance awards for Excellence at the CSI -Nihilent eGovernance Awards held in Coimbatore.
  • USD 3.3 billion – UNICEF for the year 2017 to help the distressed children across the globe.
  • India has been invited as the Guest of Honour for the 2017 St. Petersburg International Economic Forum.


1.A motorboat travelling at the somespeed, can cover 25 km upstream and 39 km downstream in 8 h. At the same speed, it can travel 35 km upstream and 52 km downstream in 11 h. The speed of the stream is
(a) 2 km/h
(b) 3 km/hr
(c) 4 km/h
(d) 5 km/h
(e)None of the above

2.A box contains 24 marbles, some are green and others are blue. If a marble is drawn at random from the box, the probability that it is green is 2/3. The number of blue balls in the box is
(a) 13
(b) 12
(c) 16
(d) 8
(e) None of the above

3.From 4 children, 2 women and 4 men, 4 persons are selected. The probability that there are exactly 2 children among the selected persons, is
(a) 11/21 
(b) 9/21
(c)  10/21
(d) 5/21
(e) None of the above


Directions (Q. 1-5): Rearrange the following sentences (A), (B), (C), (D), (E) and (F) to make a meaningful paragraph and then answer the questions which follow: 

(A)The growth slowdown has taken place when the supply side, governed by policy, has not seen any great worsening for firms in the non-agricultural sector.
(B) It stands depressed today, leaving the economy almost entirely dependent upon public investment.
(C) However, the present slowing of growth, to a great extent, points to the recent slowdown in demand.
(D) In the past, even at times when the supply side was not much more favourable than it is now, private investment has been high.
(E) When it comes to economic change, it is devilishly difficult to separate the demand-side causes from the supply-side ones.

1.Which of the following sentences should be the FIFTH after rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) E
(5) D

2.Which of the following sentences should be the THIRD after rearrangement ?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) C
(4) D
(5) E

3.Which of the following sentences should be the FIRST after rearrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) D
(4) E
(5) C

4.Which of the following sentences should be the FOURTH after rearrangement? 
(1) A
(2) C
(3) D
(4) E
(5) B

5.Which of the following sentences should be the SECOND after arrangement?
(1) A
(2) B
(3) D
(4) E
(5) C

Directions (Q. 6-10): Read each sentences to find out whether there is any error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is no error the answer is (5). (Ignore error of punctuation, if any)

6. There is no better way than 1)/ addressing the grave threat posed by 2)/ young citizens drawn to extremist, violent 3)/ ideologies than a fair, transparent and swift trial. 4)/ No error 5)

7. Young people drawn to 1)/ various waves of violence through 2)/ history have mostly been individuals 3)/ harbouring a perceived strong sense of grievance with the state. 4)/ No error 5)

8. The growth slowdown had 1)/ taken place when the supply side, governed 2)/ by policy, has not seen any 3)/ great worsening for firms in the non-agricultural sector.4)/ No error 5)

9. If an increase in the fiscal deficit is 1)/ used to expand public infrastructure, it will 2)/ serve a useful purpose, both in the current 3)/  context and with regard to the longer-term trajectory for the economy.4)/ No error 5)

10. It is not absolutely essential 1)/ that the fiscal deficit must expand 2)/ substantially to unable a programme of 3)/ increased public spending on infrastructure. 4) No error 5)

Directions (11-15); In the following passage there are blanks, each of which has been numbered. These numbers are printed below the passage and against each, five words are suggested, one of which fits the blank appropriately. Find out the appropriate words without changing the meaning of the passage.

Pakistan is slowly becoming ..(11).. to its home-grown terrorism. The attack on Bacha Khan University, which killed mainly students, is reminiscent of the Peshawar terror attack in which ..(12).. of school-children were killed. One of the major ways Pakistan can eliminate/reduce terrorism is by providing the right education to its youth and taking stern action ..(13).. hose directly or indirectly involved in running terror outfits. In its own interest, Pakistan also ..(14).. to end its policy of targeting India in the name of Kashmir. The state needs to gain control over the deep state, consisting of the Army and the Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). It needs to show action on ..(15).. perpetrators of terror attacks like those on Pathankot to justice.

1) culprit     
2) target    
3) victim  
4) criminal  
5) founder

1) numbers   
2) data     
3) most    
4) scores   
5) amount

1) across   
2) against   
3) about   
4) toward  
5) for

1) needs   
2) wants 
3) wishes  
4) hates  
5) works

1) emerging  
2) forcing  
3) pulling  
4) pushing  
5) bringing


1. (2); B 
2. (1); A
3. (4); E
4. (3); D
5. (2); B
6. (1); Replace ‘than’ with ‘of’
7. (4); Replace ‘with’ with ‘against’
8. (1); Replace ‘had’ with ‘has’
9. (4); Change ‘for’ with ‘of’
10. (3); Change ‘unable’ with ‘enable’
11. (3)
12. (4)
13. (2)
14. (1)

15. (5)


I. Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions
Gopi, Nithya, Shilpa, Renu, Gowtham, Priya, Prasanth and Sridhar are sitting around a square table in such a waythat four of them sit at four corners of the square while four sit in the middleof each of the four sides. The ones who sit at the four corners face the centrewhile those who sit in the middle of the sides face outside.
  • Two females sit in the middle of the sides and two at the corners. Shilpa sitssecond to the left of Prasanth. Prasanth sits in the middle of one of the sides. Gopi sits fourth tothe right of his wife and his wife is not an immediate neighbour of Shilpa or Prasanth.
  • Nithya sits third to right of her husband. Nithya does not sit at any of the corners. Only Renu sits between Nithya and Sridhar. Sridhar is the husband of Shilpa. Gowtham is a male.