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Banking and financial Awareness Previous Year Questions

Q 21. When a banker talks about CDR, what is he talking about?

(a) Corporate Debt Restructuring
(b) Corporate Debt Rollover
(c) Company Debt Rollover
(d) Corporate Deposit Restructuring
(e) Company Deposit Restructuring
Ans: (a)

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Q 22. Loans of very small amounts given to low income groups is called

(a) Cash credit
(b) Micro credit
(c) Simple overdraft
(d) No frills loans
(e) Rural credit
Ans: (b)

Q 23. A bank’s ‘fixed deposit’ is also referred to as a

(a) term deposit
(b) savings bank deposit
(c) current deposit
(d) demand deposit
(e) home savings deposit
Ans: (a)

Q 24. What is the maximum loan limit under the revised Credit Linked Capital Subsidy Scheme for technical upgradation by the Government of India?

(a) ` 10 lakh
(b) ` 40 lakh
(c) ` 78 lakh
(d) ` 100 lakh
(e) ` 150 lakh
Ans: (d)

Q 25. Which of the following banks launched India’s first food and agriculture private equity fund?

(a) Robo Bank
(b) Citibank
(c) HSBC
(d) SBI
(e) None of these
Ans: (e)

Q 26. Funding of which of the following is not a lending for infrastructure sector?

(a) Highway project
(b) Construction of Educational Institution
(c) Construction of Hospital
(d) Laying of petroleum pipelines
(e) Higher Studies
Ans: (e)

Q 27. Loan taken by a small farmer will be considered a loan for agricultural purpose by a bank:
A. Purchase of tractor
B. Purchase of seeds
C. Purchase of gold for marriage of the daughter

(a) Only A
(b) Only B
(c) Both A and B
(d) Only C
(e) None of these
Ans: (c)

Q 28. Which one of the following is a retail banking product ?

(a) Home Loans
(b) Working capital finance
(c) Corporate term loans
(d) Infrastructure financing
(e) Export Credit
Ans: (a)

Q 29. The customers’ by opening and investing in the Tax Saver Deposit Account Scheme in a Bank would get benefit under _____________.

(a) Sales Tax
(b) Customs Duty
(c) Excise Duty
(d) Professional Tax
(e) Income Tax
Ans: (e)

Q 30. In banking business, when the borrowers avail a Term Loan, initially they are given a repayment holiday and this is referred as _____________.

(a) Subsidy
(b) Interest Waiver
(c) Re-phasing
(d) Interest concession
(e) Moratorium
Ans: (e)

Q 31. The concept of’Micro Credit’ essentially concentrates on

(a) consumption smoothening as and when needed
(b) providing safe place to hold savings
(c) accepting deposits
(d) provision of credit to the poor
(e) facility to transfer money
Ans: (d)

Q 32. A bank’s ‘fixed deposit’ is also referred to as a

(a) term deposit
(b) savings bank deposit
(c) current deposit
(d) demand deposit
(e) home savings deposit
Ans: (a)

Q 33. What type of loan is granted by banks for purchase of white goods?

(a) Consumption loan
(b) Mortgage loan
(c) Consumer durables loan
(d) Home loan
(e) None of these
Ans: (c)

Q 34. The ‘USP’ of a product denotes __________.

(a) Usefulness of the product
(b) Drawbacks of the product
(c) Main functions
(d) Number of allied products available
(e) High selling features of a product
Ans: (e)

Q 35. KVP is a fixed income, long term and risk free governmentrun product. The minimum investment amount required to start with is `1,000. What is the maximum limit?

(a) ` 20,000
(b) ` 50,000
(c) ` 1,00,000
(d) No maximum limit
(e) None of these
Ans: (d)

Q 36. What is KVP lock period?

(a) 36 Months
(b) 48 Months
(c) 24 Months
(d) 30 Months
(e) 40 Months
Ans: (d)

Q 37. Bad advances of a bank are called

(a) standard accounts
(b) book debt
(c) non performing assets
(d) out of order account
(e) overdrawn accounts
Ans: (c)

Q 38. What term is used for maximum capital which the company can raise in its life time?

(a) Authorized Capital
(b) Registered Capital
(c) Nominal Capital
(d) All of them
(e) None of these
Ans: (d)

Q 39. The lock-in period in case of a term deposit means –

(a) Locker service is not available
(b) Premature withdrawal is not possible
(c) Another account cannot be opened
(d) No further investment is possible
(e) None of these
Ans: (b)

Q 40. The maturity period of Public provident fund account is how many years ?

(a) 15 years
(b) 7 years
(c) 10 years
(d) 5 years
(e) None of these
Ans: (a)

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