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Banking and financial Awareness Previous Year Questions

Q 181. Who was known as Iron man of India?

(a) Govind Ballabh pant
(b) Jawarlal Neharu
(c) Subhash Chandra Bose
(d) Sardar Vallabhbai Patel
(e) Mahatma Gandhi
Ans: (d)

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Q 182. Which of the following is an example of Indirect Tax?

(a) Wealth Tax
(b) Corporation Tax
(c) Value Added Tax
(d) Estate Tax
(e) Income Tax
Ans: (c)

Q 183. Who is the author of The Kite Runner ?

(a) Khaled Hosseini
(b) Honi Werner
(c) Elham Ehsas
(d) Parvez Yousuf
(e) Mazid Mosaidi
Ans: (a)

Q 184. Where is the headquarters of SWIFT located?

(a) Vienna, Austria
(b) Brussels, Belgium
(c) Montreal, Canada
(d) Durban, South Africa
(e) Sydney, Australia
Ans: (b)

Q 185. 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 186. Which of the following is/are correct regarding the functions of the Indian Mortgage Guarantee Corporation?

(a) It mitigates risk taken by lenders
(b) It provides mortgage guarantees to banks
(c) It provides mortgage guarantees to housing finance companies
(d) It makes easier for people to get access to home loans with lower down payment amounts
(e) All of the above
Ans: (e)

Q 187. Which of the following bodies/organizations/institutions celebrated its platinum jubilee in the year 2010?

(a) Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority
(b) National Development Council
(c) Securities and Exchange Board of India
(d) Reserve Bank of India
(e) Planning Commission of India
Ans: (d)

Q 188. In which year was the first mutual fund set up in India?

(a) 1935
(b) 1949 (c) 1956
(d) 1963
(d) 1969
Ans: (d)

Q 189. Against which of the following issues was the ‘Occupy Wall Street’ not organized?

(a) Social and economic inequality
(b) Greed
(c) Environmental degradation
(d) Corruption
(e) Undue influence of corporations on government
Ans: (c)

Q 190. Which of the following correctly explains Reverse Merger?

(a) It is the acquisition of a private company by a public company
(b) It is also known as Special Takeover
(c) The privately traded corporation is called a “shell”
(d) It involves the reorganization of capitalization of the acquiring company
(e) All of the above
Ans: (d)

Q 191. Ringgit is the currency of

(a) Cambodia
(b) South Korea
(c) Malaysia
(d) Indonesia
(e) Myanmar
Ans: (c)

Q 192. Which of the following correctly explains the situations of Credit Risk?

(a) A business or consumer does not pay a trade invoice when due
(b) A business does not pay an employee’s earned wages when due
(c) An insolvent insurance company does not pay a policy obligation
(d) A consumer fails to make a payment due on a mortgage
(e) All of these
Ans: (e)

Q 193. Which of the following comes under National Income ?

(a) Wages from employment and self-employment
(b) Profits to firms
(c) Interest to lenders of capital
(d) Rents to owners of land
(e) All of the above
Ans: (e)

Q 194. What does ‘D’ stand for in DBT ?

(a) Direct
(b) Debit
(c) Devaluation
(d) Depreciated
(e) None of these
Ans: (a)

Q 195. October 11, 2014 was celebrated as the International Day of the Girl Child. What was the theme of the same?

(a) Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence.
(b) Issues of Women Safety
(c) Fight against sex determination
(d) Maternal and Child Mortality Empowering Adolescent Girls: Ending the Cycle of Violence
(e) None of these
Ans: (a)

Q 196. The Commenwealth games 2016 will be held in_____.

(a) Australia
(b) London
(c) Brazil
(d) America
(e) None of these
Ans: (e)

Q 197. Who is the current State Minister Of Skill Development & Entrepreneurship –

(a) Rajiv Pratap Rudy
(b) Sarbananda Sonowal
(c) Vikaram Sara Bhai
(d) Jayaprakash Reddy
(e) None of these
Ans: (a)

Q 198. 18th SAARC Summit was held at

(a) Columbo, SriLanka
(b) Mumbai, India
(c) Dhaka, Bangladesh
(d) Kathmandu,Nepal
(e) None of these
Ans: (d)

Q 199. International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women celebrated on-

(a) 23 November
(b) 24 November
(c) 25 November
(d) 26 November
(e) None of these
Ans: (c)

Q 200. Anirban lahiri is associated with which of the following sports:

(a) Polo
(b) Football
(c) Kabaddi
(d) Golf
(e) None of these
Ans: (d)

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