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Quiz 281 : Financial Awareness : for Banking Examinations

1.Which among the following sector in Indian industry has attracted maximum Private EquityThe ownership interest in a company of holders of its common and preferred stock. between January 2008 and November 2009 ?
(D)Gas & Water Supply

2.Which among the following states in North East India is running its 'Power Sector Enhancement Investment Program' in which investment worth $764 million would be made by 2014 and for which Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved $200 million recently?
(C)Arunachal PradeshArunachal Pradesh : General InformationPopulation (2001 Census) : 1097968Males : 579941Females : 518027Urban Population % : 20.41Literacy Rate (Census 2001) In % : 54.3Male Literacy .....

3.In which of the following industry CASA ratio is used?
(A)Merchandise Trade
(B)Banking & Finance
(C)SoftwareThe computer programme which contains the instructions to make the hardware work are called software. There are two primary software categories viz. Operating Systems or ..... Industry
(D)Travel & Tourism
(E)None of them

4.European Aeronautic Defense and Space Co (EADS), which manufactures civil and military aircraft, communications systems, missiles, space rockets and satellites, has recently commenced research operations in India, which is its second research center in Asia after Singapore. Where is

5.Who among the following is the chairman of Public Private Partnership Appraisal Committee in India?
(A)Ashok Chawla
(B)SK JainJain
(C)Pranab Mukherjee
(D)Usha Thorat
(E)None of them,

6.Husk Power Systems (HPS), a rural electrification company which makes electricity out of Paddy Husk is providing electricity to 50 villages in which of the following states in India?
(B)Andhra PradeshPopulation (2001 Census) : 76210007Males : 38527413Females : 37682594Sex Ratio (Females/1000 Males) : 978Density Of Population (Persons/ Square Km) : 275Urban Population % : 27.08Literacy .....
(E)None of them

7.What is India's national average of Per capita energy consumption?
(A)613 kWh
(B)503 kWh
(C)215 kWh
(D)851 kWh
(E)920 kWh

8.As per the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM Act), 2003, the RBI does not participate in which of the following activities with effect from April 1, 2006?
(A)Open market OperationsOpen market Operation refers to the purchase and sale of the Government securities by the Reserve bank of India from / to public on its .....
(B)Printing new currency notes
(C)Increasing interest ratesWhen a person borrows some money from another person, this money comes at an interest which can also be called the "Opportunity Cost" of the .....
(D)Primary issuance of Government securities
(E)Selling of Currency

9.Which among the following is a function of SCARDB?
(A)Financial assistance to warehousing
(B)Refinancing agricultural credit
(C)Interstate sale of agricultural products
(D)Land Development
(E)None of them

10.The minimum support prices (MSP) for major agricultural products are fixed by the government, each year, after taking into account the recommendations of which of the following organizations?
(A)Planning Commission of India
(B)Finance Commission of India
(C)Farmer's Commission of India
(D)Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices
(E)None of them

11.Which among the following ratio correctly denotes the Insurance Penetration?
(A)PremiumIf an investor buys a security for a price above its eventual value at maturity he has paid a premium for it. Underwritten : Population
(B)Premium Underwritten : GDP
(C)Insured Population : Total Population
(D)Premium Underwritten : Policy Holders
(E)None of them

12.Which among the following is a opposite activity of hedging in share / currency /future markets?
(A)arbitrage(1) Technically, arbitrage consists of purchasing a commodity or security in one market for immediate sale in another market (deterministic arbitrage).  Popular usage has expanded .....

13.Which among the following correctly categorizes Collateralized Borrowing and Lending Obligation?
(A)A market operation
(B)A money marketThe market encompassing the trading and issuance of short-term non-equity debt instruments, including treasury bills, commercial paper, bankers’ acceptance, certificates of deposits etc. The market ..... instrument
(C)A clearingSettlement or clearance of accounts, for a fixed period in a Stock Exchange. system
(D)A Scheme of Reserve Bank of IndiaThe Reserve Bank of India was established on April 1, 1935 in accordance with the provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 with .....
(E)A policy initiative of Government of India

14.In context with the insurance industry which among the following is a correct term for per capita premium ?
(A)Insurance Penetration
(B)Insurance Density
(C)Insurance Intensity
(D)Insurance Reach
(E)Insurance Depth

15.In the latest rankings by National Geographic , what slot has Kerala occupied in the best destinations of the world?

16.Which among the following is not correctly matched?
(A)Ikon - Ford
(B)Spark - Honda
(C)Dzire - Maruti
(D)Innova - Toyota
(E)i10 - Hyndai

17.What is India's rank Global Retail Theft Barometer survey for 2009?

18.At which of the following places State bank of India launched its first "Cash Factory" in March 2009?
(D)New Delhi

19.Who among the following are eligible to invest in new issues of shares / convertible debenturesBonds issued by a company bearing a fixed rate of interest usually payable half yearly on specific dates and principal amount repayable on a particular ..... of Indian companies under direct investment schemes such as 24% scheme / 40% scheme / 100% scheme?
(A)Indian Residents Only
(B)NRIs Only
(C)NRIs and PIO's
(D)Indian Residents ,NRIs and PIO's
(E)Indian Residents and Foreign nationals

20.Which among the following is a correct combination ?
(A)Reverse RepoReverse repo rate is the rate of interest at which the RBI borrows funds from other banks in the short term. This is done by ..... auctions - for injection of liquidity, Repo auctions - for absorption of liquidity
(B)Liquidity Adjustment Facility - for absorption of liquidity, Repo auctions - for injection of liquidity
(C)Reverse Repo auctions - for absorption of liquidity, Repo auctions - for injection of liquidity
(D)Reverse Repo auctions - for absorption of liquidity, Liquidity Adjustment Facility - for injection of liquidity
(E)None of them

Last Updated: January 30, 2012



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