Quiz 438: General Awareness for Banking Examinations

1.In September 2010, Reserve Bank of India cancelled the license of Anyonya Co-operative Bank Ltd, India’s oldest co-operative bank. Where this co-operative bank was established in 1889?
(A)Mumbai
(B)Vadodara
(C)Bhopal
(D)Lucknow

2.As per the announcement made in the Annual Policy Statement 2010-11, The Reserve Bank of India has constituted an Expert Committee for studying the advisability of granting new urban co-operative banking licenses (UCBs). Who among the following heads this committee?
(A)Mr. YH Malegam
(B)M. Damodaran
(C)Usha Thorat
(D)Dr A. M. Pedgaonkar

3.Which among the following is the main motive of the Reserve Bank of India behind it’s mechanism known as Devolvement ?
(A)To counter the problem of low capital in the scheduled banks
(B)To counter the volatility in the price of Government Securities
(C)To handle the problem of discrepancy in accounting systems in banks
(D)To control the scheduled banks’ assets and liabilities

4.From which of the following states hails U. R. Ananthamurthy, Jnanpith award winner writer and one of the pioneers of the Navya movement?
(A)Tamil Nadu
(B)Karnataka
(C)Andhra Pradesh
(D)Kerala

5.As per the latest data on electronic transactions released by Reserve Bank of India, which among the following bank leads in electronic transactions in India?
(A)ICICI
(B)HDFC
(C)SBI
(D)Citibank

6.Which of the following had appointed the Raghuram Rajan Committee to recommend steps to modernize the financial sector?
(A)Reserve Bank of India
(B)Ministry of Finance
(C)Planning Commission
(D)None of them

7.In which of the following countries, Anand Satyanand is the de facto head of state (Constitutional Head) ?
(A)Trinidad & Tobago
(B)Laos
(C)New Zealand
(D)Kingdom of Tonga

8.In which year, IDBI was restructured and separated from control of Reserve Bank of India?
(A)1972
(B)1976
(C)1978
(D)1980

9.As a wholly owned subsidiary of which of the following, the Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) was started in 1990?
(A)Industrial Investment bank of India Ltd
(B)Industrial Finance Corporation of India
(C)Industrial Development Bank of India
(D)Reserve Bank of India

10.Where is located the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) ?
(A)Mumbai
(B)Veraval
(C)Vishakhapatnam
(D)Kottayam

11.Who among the following was the architect of second five year plan ?
(A)Jawahar Lal Nehru
(B)C D Deshmukh
(C)P C Mahalanobis
(D)Subimal Datt

12.COMESA is a regional organization active in which of the following?
(A)South America
(B)Africa
(C)Asia Pacific
(D)Central Asia

13.Which of the following company has developed Bollgard-I, Bollgard-II and is currently developing Bollgard-III varieties of Cotton?
(A)Pioneer Hi-Bred
(B)Monsanto
(C)Mendel Biotechnology, Inc.
(D)DevGen

14.What is the earlier name of the recently renamed “Leh Singhe-Khababs Festival”?
(A)Ladakh Festival
(B)Leh Darshan
(C)Sindhu Darshan
(D)Sindhu Festival

15.How many Gold Medals have been won by the Railway Players in the recently concluded Common Wealth Games?
(A)11
(B)13
(C)16
(D)17

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  • Anonymous
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    why RBI cancelled the license of Anyonya Co-operative Bank Ltd.
    what is the main reason

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