Banking Awareness Questions for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017

Dear Readers,

Just a few days are left for IBPS Clerk Mains. It is time to pace up your preparation of Banking Awareness for IBPS SO and Clerk Mains. These questions related to Banking Awareness will also help you in preparing for other upcoming banking recruitment examination.

Q1. Name the Private sector Bank, which has received $150 million funding from the US government and Wells Fargo to increase lending to support women entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises in India.
(a) Axis Bank
(b) ICICI Bank
(c) Yes Bank
(d) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(e) South Indian Bank

Q2. What is the minimum amount to be remitted through RTGS-
(a) Rs.2 lakh
(b) Rs.10 lakh
(c) Rs.1 lakh
(d) Rs.5 lakh
(e) Rs.20 lakh

Q3. Which Bank has tied up with PFG Forex for remittance facility for the benefit of Indian expatriates from Australia. The new facility will leverage the bank to reach the Indian diaspora?
(a) Axis Bank
(b) ICICI Bank
(c) Bank of Baroda
(d) State Bank of India
(e) South Indian Bank

Q4. FINO Payments Bank has commenced operations as a payments bank with effect from 30th June 2017 according to the Reserve Bank of India. Where is the head office of FINO Payments Bank?
(a) Chennai
(b) Jaipur
(c) Bengaluru
(d) Mumbai
(e) Punjab

Q5. The Financial Stability Board (FSB) is an international body for the global financial system, has placed India in the league of countries that are 'compliant or largely compliant’ on the implementation of priority area reforms. In which among the following year FSB was established?
(a) 2001
(b) 2009
(c) 2003
(d) 2015
(e) 1997

Q6. Who is the present Managing Director (MD) of HDFC Bank?
(a) Rajnish Kumar
(b) Uday Kotak
(c) Shikha Sharma
(d) Chanda Kochhar
(e) Aditya Puri

Q7. Which among the following insurance comapany and Apollo Munich Health have come together to launch ‘Click2Protect Health plan’, which provides both life and health cover under a single plan?
(a) Aviva Insurance company
(b) MetLife insurance company
(c) Sun Life Financial
(d) HDFC Life Insurance
(e) ING Group

Q8. Where is the headquarters of Asian Development Bank (ADB)? 
(a) New Delhi, India
(b) Beijing, China
(c) Manila, Philippines
(d) Tokyo, Japan
(e) Nairobi, Kenya

Q9. The government has kept unchanged the interest rates on small savings schemes like PPF, Kisan Vikas Patra and Sukanya Samriddhi for October-December quarter. Sukanya Samriddhi Account can be opened up to age of _______ years only from the date of birth.
(a) 5 years
(b) 10 years
(c) 15 years
(d) 20 years
(e) 25 years

Q10. Which Bank has entered into an MoU with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) for enabling all HPCL retail outlets with BHIM/UPI merchant solutions?
(a) Vijaya Bank
(b) Corporation Bank
(c) Bank of India
(d) State Bank of India
(e) Bank of Baroda

Q11. _________ account is opened by the investor while registering with an investment broker.
(a) Fixed Deposit Account
(b) Savings Bank Account
(c) Recurring Account
(d) Demat Account
(e) None of the given options is true

Q12. Which of the following bank launches India’s first Mobile ATM?
(a) HDFC Bank
(b) Axis Bank
(c) ICICI Bank
(d) SBI
(e) Bank of Baroda

Q13. World’s first Bitcoin ATM located in-
(a) US
(b) Brazil
(c) Canada
(d) UK
(e) Japan

Q14. _______ is a financial market in which share prices are rising or expected to rise.
(a) Bear Market
(b) Bull Market
(c) Pig Market
(d) High Market
(e) None of the given options is true

Q15. Who was known as the “Father of Modern Economics”?
(a) Amartya Sen
(b) Karl Marx
(c) Adam Smith
(d) George Loewenstein
(e) None of the given options is true