SSC Placement-Paper

Q.     Government had constituted a panel for suggesting de-control of sugar industry. This panel submitted its report in October 2012 under the Chairmanship of –
1 Anand Sinha
2 C. Rangarajan
3 M. Rafeeq Ahmed
4 Deepak Parekh
Ans: 2

Q. Kumbum is a monastery found in which of the following countries?
1 India
2 Thailand
3 China
4 Japan
Ans: 3

Q. The Indian Institute of Toxicology Research reported that the water in and around the the deserted Union Carbide plant is contaminated and not fit for consumption. Where is this Union Carbide plant located?
1 Indore
2 Raipur
3 Jabbalpur
4 Bhopal
Ans: 4

Q. Name the astronaut of Indian American origin who took over the command of International Space Station on September 2012.
1 Rakesh Sharma
2 Kalpana Chawla
3 Sunita Williams
4 Tessy Thomas
Ans: 3

Q. World Trade Organization (WTO) has ranked India as the _____ largest player in the global service trade.
1 Fifth
2 Fourth
3 Seventh
4 Sixth
Ans: 3

Q.     A committee had been constituted to review taxation in IT sector under the Chairmanship of –
1 Anita Kapur
2 N. Rangacharya
3 Y. B. Reddy
4 C. Rangarajan
Ans: 2

Q. Which Indian Bollywood actress was appointed as International Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nation programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)?
1 Aishwarya Rai
2 Katrina Kaif
3 Kareena Kapoor
4 Vidya Balan
Ans: 1

Q. China recently objected to the participation of an Indian Company in its joint venture with another country for offshore oil exploration. Which one among the following is that country?
1 Taiwan
2 South Korea
3 Sri Lanka
4 Vietnam
Ans: 4

Q. ISRO recently gave clearance for using which trequency band from satellite for internet on trains?
1 C Band
2 KU Band
3 S Band
4 3G Spectram
Ans: 2

Q. Which among the following states is not awarded Krishi Karman Awards for 2011-12?
1 Madhya Pradesh
2 Manipur
3 Maharastra
4 Nagaland
Ans: 3

Q.     Among the following who was not the President of India?
1 Zakir Husain
2 C. Rajagopalachari
3 V.V. Giri
4 N. Sanjeeva Reddy
Ans: 2

Q. Which of the following Articles of Indian Constitution ensures Freedom of Press in India?
1 Article 356
2 Article 22
3 Article 327
4 Article 19
Ans: 4

Q. How many spokes are there in our national emblem ‘Ashoka Chakra’?
1 12
2 15
3 20
4 24
Ans: 4

Q. The Constitution of India is republican because it-
1 provides for adult franchise
2 provides for an elected Parliament
3 has no hereditary elements
4 contains a bill of rights
Ans: 3

Q. The Nehru-Mahalanobis strategy of development guided the planning practice in India from the-
1 Fourth Five-Year Plan to the Eight Five-Year Plan
2 First Five-Year Plan to the Sixth Five-Year Plan
3 Second Five-Year Plan to the Seventh Five-Year Plan
4 First Five-Year Plan to the Eight Five-Year Plan
Ans: 3

Q. While a proclamation of emergency is in operation, the duration of the Lok Sabha can be extended for a period –
1 not exceeding nine months
2 not exceeding three months
3 of two years at a time
4 of one year at a time
Ans: 4

Q. The National Commission for Women was created by –
1 an amendment in the Constitution of India
2 an Act passed by the Parliament
3 an order of the President of India
4 a decision of the Union Cabinet
Ans: 2

Q. Under which law it is prescribed that all proceedings in the Supreme Court of India shall be in English language?
1 The Supreme Court Rules, 1966
2 Article 145 of the Constitution of India
3 Article 348 of the Constitution of India
4 A Legislation made by the Parliament
Ans: 3

Q. The first hour of every sitting of the Lok Sabha is called –
1 Public hour
2 Question hour
3 Privilege hour
4 Zero hour
Ans: 2

Q. Central Vigilance Commission was set up on the recommendation of –
1 Gorwala Report
2 Administrative Reforms Commission of India
3 Santhanam Committee
4 Kripalani Committee
Ans: 3

Economy current affairs

Q.1     Which of the following is an indirect tax?
1 Wealth tax
2 Corporation tax
3 Excise duty
4 Capital gains tax
Ans: 3

Q.2     ‘Definitely Male’ this advertisement line is for which Motor Cycle?
1 Hero Honda
3 Bajaj
Ans: 3

Q.3     Delivery channels other than Bank counters are …….
1 ATM’s
2 Internet Banking
3 Tele Banking
4 All of these
Ans: 4

Q.4     Marketing is best suited in …..
1 Buyers’ market
2 Sellers’ market
3 Internal marketing
4 Direct marketing
Ans: 1

Q.5     Customer’s Relationship with the Bank is influenced by …..
1 Customers’ attitudes
2 Attitudes of Bank staff
3 Interest rates of the Bank
4 Attitudes of salespersons
Ans: 2

Q.6     Marketing is Find the wrong option …..
1 an ancient concept
2 a modern need
3 a continuous affair
4 a term effort
Ans: 1

Q.7     Indirect Marketing means ……
1 Marketing by non-sales persons
2 Market Survey
3 Market Research
4 Advertisements
Ans: 4

Q.8     Direct Marketing means …….
1 Face-to-face marketing
2 Melas
3 Seminars
4 Indoor marketing
Ans: 1

Q.9     Effective Bank Marketing requires …..
1 proper pricing
2 customised products
3 simple procedures
4 All of these
Ans: 4

Q.10     Selling is a function undertaken by …..
1 All the sales persons
2 All the employees
3 Entire organization
4 Outsourced agencies
Ans: 1

Q.11     Which of the following places in India does not have a Stock Exchange?
1 Udaipur
2 Delhi
3 Mumbai
4 Ahmedabad
Ans: 1

Q.12     An individual visiting UAE will have to make his/her payments in which of the following currencies?
1 Baht
2 Peso
3 Dirham
4 Dinar
Ans: 3

Q.13     Which of the following schemes launched by the Government of India aims at enhancing the livelihood security of the people in rural areas by guaranteeing hundred days of employment in a financial year to a rural household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work?
4 Kutir Jyoti Scheme
Ans: 1

Q.14     Which of the following organisations prepares rural credit plans on annual basis for all districts in India, which in turn from the base for annual credit plans of all rural financial institutions?
Ans: 4

Q.15     Who amongst the following is the Regulator of Insurance sector in India?
Ans: 1

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