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Indian Banking and Financial system -1

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Which of the following carries out 'Open Market Operations' in India?

  1. Finance Ministry

  2. External Affairs Ministry

  3. Reserve Bank of India

  4. Ministry of Commerce

  5. Ministry of Home Affairs


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

 Correct option is (3).

Which of the following is not a part of the organised sector of Indian Money Market?

  1. Mutual Funds

  2. Non-Banking Financial Companies

  3. Unit Trust of India

  4. Reserve Bank of India

  5. Chit funds


Correct Option: E

Which of the following is not a department of the Indian Ministry of Finance?

  1. Department of Economic Affairs

  2. Department of Expenditure

  3. Department of Revenue

  4. Department of Foreign Investments

  5. Department of Disinvestments


Correct Option: D

The formal or institutional credit delivery system in rural India comprises of which of the following?

(A) Cooperative Credit Institutions (B) Commercial Banks (C) Regional Rural Banks (D) Money Lenders

  1. (A) and (B)

  2. (C) and (D)

  3. (A), (B) and (C)

  4. All of the above

  5. None of these


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

Correct option is (3).

Many a times, we see in newspapers that some projects are launched by the government authorities on 'PPP' basis. What is the full form of 'PPP'?

  1. Preferential Payment Plan

  2. Public Private Partnership

  3. Partial Payment Project

  4. Popular Private Project

  5. Public Private Plan


Correct Option: B

Which of the following policies of the financial sectors is basically designed to transfer local financial assets into foreign financial assets freely, and at market determined exchange rates?

  1. Capital Account Convertibility

  2. Financial Deficit Management

  3. Minimum Support Price

  4. Restrictive Trade Practices

  5. None of these


Correct Option: A

Which of the following policies of a country bring(s) a crucial impact on the economic growth of the nation?

(A) Fiscal policy (B) Foreign policy (C) Social policy

  1. Only (A)

  2. Only (B)

  3. Only (A) and (B)

  4. Only (B) and (C)

  5. (A), (B) and (C)


Correct Option: E
Explanation:

Correct answer is (5). 

Which of the following committees has given its recommendations on "Financial Inclusion"?

  1. Rakesh Mohan Committee

  2. Rangarajan Committee

  3. Sinha Committee

  4. Kelkar Committee

  5. None of these


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

Correct option is (2). 

Who amongst the following gave the concept of PURA (Provision of Urban Amenities to Rural Areas)?

  1. Rajiv Gandhi

  2. Manmohan Singh

  3. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

  4. Sonia Gandhi

  5. None of these


Correct Option: C
Explanation:

 Correct Ans. 3

Which of the following cannot be called as a debt instrument as referred to in financial transactions?

  1. Certificate of Deposits

  2. Bonds

  3. Stocks

  4. Commercial Papers

  5. Loans


Correct Option: C

In a company, the use of price sensitive corporate information by the company people to make gains or cover losses is known as

  1. insider trading

  2. future trading

  3. foreign trading

  4. stock trading

  5. mutual trading


Correct Option: A
Explanation:

Correct answer is (1). 

From where does the maximum amount of the total revenue earned by the Government of India come?

  1. Income tax

  2. Customs duty

  3. Excise duty

  4. Value added tax

  5. Corporate tax


Correct Option: E
Explanation:

Correct answer is (5).

As per 2016 Bugdet, the following is the break-up of sources of government earnings: 

 

Which of the following is the regulator of credit rating agencies in India?

  1. RBI

  2. SBI

  3. SIDBI

  4. SEBI

  5. None of these


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Correct answer is (4). 

Which is the first Indian company to be listed in NASDAQ?

  1. Reliance

  2. TCS

  3. HCL

  4. Infosys

  5. None of these


Correct Option: D
Explanation:

Correct option is (4).

When more than one bank allows credit facilities to one party in coordination with each other under a formal arrangement, the arrangement is generally known as

  1. participation

  2. consortium

  3. syndication

  4. multiple banking

  5. None of these


Correct Option: B
Explanation:

In syndication, there is a lead bank or underwriting bank, which gives finance to the organisation. Two or more banks can be an underwriting bank, but leading bank will be only one. But, this is not in the case of consortium, where the borrower has to arrange the finance from different banks.

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