Preparation for bank exams must be underway for most, as exams for some of the big banks are to take place in the next few months.The first section in most written tests would be Test of General Awareness.
What is General Awareness ?
General Awareness test is nothing but pure General knowledge.Almost all exams – competitive exams,banking exams,placement exams have one such paper but the name could differ.It is meant to test the knowledge of the candidate,apart from the usual subjects.This test also helps to find out, how fast the candidate is,in gathering latest information around them
What type of Questions will be asked in General Awareness?
As the name suggests - General awareness,the questions would be based on the current events happening in India and across the world.Depending upon the nature of the job,emphasis will be given to a particular category.More questions could be asked on subjects like Economy, Finance & Banking technologies, incase of general awareness test.Questions on world politics,social & cultural events can be asked in competitive exams.
How to prepare for General Awareness Tests?
Preparing for General awareness or General knowledge is not possible in a single day.It must be started well in advance.Read newspapers,news magazines, general knowledge books & gather information from all sources.Form a group & start discussing various issues, as group discussions can make preparations interesting & active.
Here are some books that could be useful in preparing for general awareness tests,
* General Knowledge Manual (2010 edition) – Rs.134 – Buy Online