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Expected G.K. Questions for All Competitive Exams

1. P2P refers to:
a) Pre to Post Lending
b) Peer to Peer Lending
c) Pre-shipment to Post-shipment
d) Pre-ante to Post-ante
e) None of the above

2. Through which of the following Indians are not authorized to do banking transactions?
a) Internet banking
b) Mobile Banking
c) ATM
d) Video Conferencing
e) All the above

3. With a view to facilitate better Asset Liability Management, the Reserve Bank of India has decided to allow Infrastructure Debt Fund-NonBanking Financial Companies (IDF-NBFCs) to raise funds through shorter tenor bonds and Commercial Papers (CPs) from the domestic market to the extent of up to ___% of their total outstanding borrowings.
a) 10
b) 12.5
c) 15
d) 20
e) 25

4. Which of the following is a wrong statement?
a) Regulator of insurance market – IRDA
b) Regulator of capital market – SEBI
c) Regulator of money market – RBI
d) Regulator of forex market – SEBI
e) Banking Technology – IDRBT

5. Which of the following is not the name of a multinational bank?
a) BNP Paribas
b) British Bank of Middle East
c) Standard Chartered Bank
d) Cathay Pacific
e) None of the above

6. Which of the following is/are the feature(s) of Medi-claim policy?
a) Day-care treatment – The Medical expense towards specific technologically advanced day-care treatments/ surgeries where even 24 hour hospitalisation is not required
b) Ambulance Charges for shifting the insured from residence to hospital
c) Ayurvedic/ Homeopathic and Unani system of medicine charges
d) Pre-existing diseases after a specified period of the policy or on payment of additional premium
e) All the above

7. What is the maximum amount that Banking Ombudsman can Award in case of General Banking Transactions?
a) Rs. 2 lakh
b) Rs. 5 lakh
c) Rs. 8 lakh
d) Rs. 10 lakh
e) No such ceiling

8. The term “hyper-employment” means?
a) A situation where machines are used to intensify utilisation of labour
b) A situation where plant is used without any rest
c) A situation where the demand for labour far exceeds its supply
d) A situation where machines are substituted for labour
e) None of the above

9. Which of the following are true in respect of Sukanya Samriddhi Accounts?
a) Rate of interest 8.6% Per Annum (w.e.f. 1 April 2016), calculated on yearly basis, yearly compounded
b) Minimum Rs. 1000 and Maximum Rs. 15,0000 in a financial year. Subsequent deposit in multiple of Rs.100 Deposits can be made in lump-sum
c) No limit on number of deposits either in a month or in a financial year
d) Account can be closed after completion of 21 years
e) All the above

10. In Prime Minister Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) the minimum qualification required for a loan below Rs. 5 lakh is:
a) 7th class
b) 8th Class
c) 9th standard
d) 10th standard
e) No qualification is required

11. How many stores will be opened under Prime Minister’s Jan Ausha dhi Yojana during 2016-17?
a) 500
b) 1000
c) 2000
d) 3000
e) 5000

12. Which of the following is owned by Reserve Bank of India?
a) Deposit insurance and Credit Corporation of India (DICGC)
b) Bharatiya Reserve Bank Note Mudran Private Limited (BRBNPL)
c) National Housing Bank (NHB)
d) a and c
e) a, b and c

13. All scheduled commercial banks (including regional rural banks), urban co-operative banks, small finance banks (when they become operational) and local area banks are eligible to participate in the trading of Priority Sector Lending Certificates. The certificates will have a standard lot size of ___ and multiples thereof.
a) Rs. 15 lakh
b) Rs. 25 lakh
c) Rs. 30 lakh
d) Rs. 35 lakh
e) Rs. 50 lakh

14. On recommendation in which of the following committee NABARD was established?
a) C. Rangarajan Committee
b) Vijay Kelkar Committee
c) Sivaraman Committee
d) Chelliah Committee
e) None of the above

15. In Basel III importance was given for:
a) Quality of Capital
b) Interest Rate Risk
c) Disclosure norms
d) Exchange Risk
e) None of the above

16. According to Basel III norms, NSFR means:
a) Net Stable Financial Ratio
b) Net Stable Funding Ratio
c) New Stable Financial Ratio
d) Non Stable Funding Ratio
e) New Scientific Funding Ratio

17. Which of the following are true in regarding Public Provident Fund Account?
a) From 1 April 2016, interest rates are as follows 8.10% per annum (compounded yearly)
b) An individual can open account with Rs. 100 but has to deposit minimum of Rs. 500 in a financial year and maximum Rs. 1,50,000.
c) Joint account cannot be opened
d) Account can be opened by cash/ cheque and In case of cheque, the date of realization of cheque in
Govt. account shall be date of opening of account.
e) All the above

18. What is the maximum period of deposit that can be opened under NRO?
a) 1 Year
b) 3 Years
c) 5 Years
d) 10 Years
e) No such ceiling

19. Which of the following is an example of cash less purchase?
I. Internet Banking
II. Credit Card
III. Debit Card
a) Only I
b) Only II
c) Only I and II
d) All of the above
e) None of the above

20. Merchant banking in India is governed by:
b) RBI
d) Ministry of finance
e) a and c

21. The term “Balance of Trade” means:
a) A point where the values of imports and exports are equal
b) The term is used with reference to bilateral trade agreements with countries of CIS Block
c) The difference between the value of the imports and exports of a country
d) The difference between the total of transactions with foreign countries in trade, services and capital
e) a and b

22. The term “capitalization of reserves” is used to denote?
a) The use of reserves for the acquisition of additional capital
b) The use of reserves for paying-off loans raised for building up fixed assets
c) The use of reserves for issuing bonus shares to the existing shareholders
d) The use of reserves for the replacement of depreciated assets
e) None of the above

23. In BASEL III the term CCB stands for:
a) Capital Conservative Buffer
b) Capital Conservation Buffer
c) Concurrent Conservation Buffer
d) Capital Counter Buffer
e) None of the above

24. Which of the following is not a major promoter of CIBIL?
b) SBI
c) RBI
d) Trans Union International Inc.
e) None of the above

25. If you wish to purchase US dollars to travel abroad, you will approach:
a) Ministry of finance
b) US embassy
c) Any bank branch authorized for such activity
d) RBI
e) State Bank of India

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