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Banking and financial Awareness Previous Year Questions

Q 61. The Non-Bank entities which set up, owned and operate the ATMs are known as?

(a) Orange Label ATM
(b) Brown Label ATM
(c) Yellow Label
(d) Onsite ATMs
(e) White Label ATMs
Ans: (e)

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Q 62. Name the insurance company who has announced the launch of ‘Wings’, a specially designed mentorship program to empower the female workforce?

(a) Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance
(b) Max Life Insurance
(c) Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance
(d) Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance
(e) Aviva Life Insurance
Ans: (e)

Q 63. Deposits in bank accounts opened under Jan Dhan scheme have crossed the Rs __________ lakh crore mark.

(a) 1 lack crore
(b) 2 lack crore
(c) 3 lack crore
(d) 4 lack crore
(e) 5 lack crore
Ans: (a)

Q 64. Every woman in Self-Help Group was eligible for a loan up to ______ under the MUDRA Scheme.

(a) ` 0.5 lakh
(b) `1 lakh
(c) `1.5 lakh
(d) `2 lakh
(e) `2.5 lakh
Ans: (b)

Q 65. Apple Inc has jointly launched the “Apple Card” a virtual credit card for iPhones with which company?

(a) Walmart Inc
(b) Goldman Sachs Group Inc
(c) J.P. Morgan
(d) Deutsche Bank
(e) Morgan Stanley
Ans: (b)

Q 66. What is the cap on individual cash donation to political parties as Election Bond cash money?

(a) ` 1000
(b) ` 2000
(c) ` 2500
(d) ` 3000
(e) ` 4000
Ans: (b)

Q 67. Which bank in partnership with First Hive has launched SME Empower?

(a) ICICI Bank
(b) IDBI Bank
(c) HDFC Bank
(d) Yes bank
(e) Axis Bank
Ans: (a)

Q 68. What is the Limit for Semi Closed PPI?

(a) ` 5,000
(b) ` 10,000
(c) ` 15,000
(d) ` 20,000
(e) ` 1,000

Ans: (b)

Lesson 6 General Knowledge (Banking and financial Awareness Previous Year Questions)
Q1. United States Atomic Energy Act 1954 establishes an agreement of co-operation as a pre-requisite for nuclear deals between US and any other nation. Such an agreement is popularly known as_________.

(a) Agreement of co-operation
(b) ‘123’ agreement
(c) IPL 480
(d) A to Z agreement
(e) Nuclear Deal
Ans: (b)

Q 2. Which of the following schemes is restructured as National Rural Livelihood Mission , an ambitious scheme to eradicate poverty in rural areas?

(a) SHGs
(b) Swarnajayanti Gram Swarojgar Yojna
(c) Mid Day Meal
(d) Integrated Rural Development Programme
(e) None of these
Ans: (b)

Q 3. Which of the following state has registered the maximum growth in Gross State Domestic Product in the year?

(a) Chhattisgarh
(b) Kerala
(c) Gujarat
(d) Goa
(e) None of these
Ans: (a)

Q 4. Which of the following schemes has NOT been launched by the Ministry of Rural Development, Govt of india?

(a) National Old Age Pension Scheme
(b) National Maternity Benefit Scheme
(c) National Family Benefit Scheme
(d) Mid-Day Meal Scheme
(e) All are launched by Ministry of Rural Development
Ans: (d)

Q 5. Which of the following schemes of the Govt. of India has provided electricity to 99000 villages and total 1.7 crore households uptill now ?

(a) Kutir Jyoti
(b) Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana
(c) Bharat Nirman
(d) PURA
(e) SEWA
Ans: (b)

Q 6. To which of the following crops does the Rashtriya Krishi Bima Yojana provide insurance?

(a) Food crops
(b) Oilseeds
(c) Horticultural crops
(d) Commercial crops
(e) All of the above
Ans: (e)

Q 7. Which of the following characterizes the top level management of corporates?

(a) Spend more time in co-ordinating and communicating
(b) Executes the policies and plans
(c) Determine the objectives, policies and plans of the organisation
(d) Spend more time in directing and controlling
(e) Coordinate the activities of all the departments
Ans: (c)

Q 8. Which of the following is one of the indicators of Human Development Index ?

(a) Life expectancy at birth
(b) Total cost of the agricultural land with a family
(c) Total area of the agricultural land with a family
(d) Availability of perennial source of water for irrigation
(e) Nature of employment, casual/permanent or semipermanent
Ans: (a)

Q 9. In commodity exchanges in India, Index Futures are not permitted, as some of the provisions of the FCRA do not allow the same. What is the full form of FCRA ?

(a) Foreign Commodities Regulation Act
(b) Forward Commodities Repurchasing Act
(c) Forward Contracts Regulation Act
(d) Financial contracts Reformation Act
(e) None of these
Ans: (c)

Q 10. The Holidays for the Banks are declared as per _________.

(a) Reserve Bank Act
(b) Banking Regulation Act
(c) Negotiable Instruments Act
(d) Securities and Exchange Board of India Act
(e) Companies Act
Ans: (c)

Q 11. According to the provisions of the income Tax Act, 1961 a resident individual is categorised as a ‘very senior citizen’ when he is

(a) 80 yr of age or older
(b) 75 yr of age or older
(c) 90 yr of age or older
(d) 85 yr of age or older
(e) 65 yr of age or older
Ans: (a)

Q 12. Which of the following statements regarding the ‘Direct Benefits Transfer Scheme ’ of the government of India is ‘not’ true?

(a) The scheme covers LPG subsidies, pension payments and scholarships
(b) Indirect transfers of benefits are more prone to leakage than direct transfers
(c) Under DBT, money is directly transferred into bank accounts of beneficiaries
(d) The scheme was launched on January 1, 2013 to cover 20 districts initially
(e) The scheme is likely to increase the subsidy bill of the government?
Ans: (e)

Q 13. Which of the following sectors contributes maximum in deciding the growth in income of the states in India?

(a) Energy
(b) Tourism
(c) Service
(d) Transport
(e) Agriculture
Ans: (c)

Q 14. What is the corpus of the National Social Security Fund?

(a) ` 250 crore
(b) ` 500 crore
(c) ` 1000 crore
(d) ` 1200 crore
(e) ` 1500 crore
Ans: (c)

Q 15. Which one of the following taxes/cess is levied by States in India?

(a) Tax on motor vehicles
(b) Educational cess
(c) Tax on hotels
(d) Tax on wealth
(e) All of these
Ans: (b)

Q 16. UNESCO is an organisation working in the field of

(a) Social Welfare
(b) Protecting interest of prisoners of war
(c) Framing international laws
(d) International collaboration through education, culture and science
(e) Protecting children’s right
Ans: (d)

Q 17. Who amongst the following is an Economist of international repute ?

(a) Amartya Sen
(b) Shobha De
(c) Nani Palkiwala
(d) Arun Shourie
(e) None of these
Ans: (a)

Q 18. Which of the following companies is a steel making company ?

(a) Hindalco
(b) Raymonds
(c) Lakme
(d) Corus
(e) None of these
Ans: (d)

Q 19. As per the findings of the expert group headed by Dr. Suresh Tendulkar a substantial number of people in India still live Below Proverty Line. What is that number in terms of percentage?

(a) 25 %
(b) 37 %
(c) 41 %
(d) 47 %
(e) None of these
Ans: (b)

Q 20. Cryogenic Engines are used in which of the following areas of technology?

(a) Atomic Energy
(b) Food Technology
(c) Oceanography
(d) Space Research
(e) None of these
Ans: (d)

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