Banking Awareness Questions for SBI PO Mains Exam

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

Q1. Cash kept in the currency chest is owned by-
(a) Currency Chest branch bank
(b) State Bank of India
(c) Central Government
(d) Reserve Bank of India
(e) Finance Ministry

Q2. When more than one bank is allowing credit facilities to one party in coordination with each other under a formal arrangement, the arrangement is generally known as ___________
(a) Consortium
(b) Syndication
(c) Multiple Banking
(d) Participation
(e) None of the given options is true

Q3. What is the minimum amount of deposit into/withdrawal from currency chest?
(a) Rs.5, 00,000
(b) Rs.1, 50,000
(c) Rs.2, 00,000
(d) Rs.3, 00,000
(e) Rs.1, 00,000

Q4. What is the maximum period for which a term deposit can be normally opened?
(a) 8 years
(b) 7 years
(c) 9 years
(d) 10 years
(e) 12 years

Q5. DICGC guarantees amount up to _____________ per depositor per bank.
(a) Rs.1, 00,000
(b) Rs.1, 50,000
(c) Rs.2, 00,000
(d) Rs.3, 00,000
(e) None of the given options is true

Q6. Which of the following institutions do not hold a banking license?
(a) Small Banks
(b) Foreign Banks
(c) Commercial Banks
(d) NBFCs
(e) Private Banks

Q7. What is the full form of FATCA?
(a) Forex Account Tax Compliance Act
(b) Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act
(c) Forex Account Total Compliance Act
(d) Foreign Account Total Compliance Act
(e) None of the given options is true

Q8. What is the minimum initial deposit required for opening a Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account (BSBDA)?
(a) Rs 500
(b) Rs 1000
(c) Rs 100
(d) No initial deposit
(e) Rs 200

Q9. Who among the following decides the volume and value of bank notes to be printed in India?
(a) RBI
(b) SBI
(c) Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India
(d) All of the Above
(e) None of the given options is true

Q10. In which of the following fund transfer mechanisms, can funds be moved from one bank to another and where the transaction is settled instantly without being bunched with any other transaction?
(a) RTGS
(b) NEFT
(c) TT
(d) EFT
(e) None of the given options is true

Q11. A worldwide financial messaging network which exchanges messages between banks and financial institutions is known as _________
(b) Basel
(c) RTGS
(d) NEFT
(e) AIIB

Q12. Which of the following is not a ‘Money Market Instrument’?
(a) Treasury Bills
(b) Commercial Paper
(c) Certificate of Deposit
(d) Equity Shares
(e) None of the given options is true

Q13. When there is a difference between all receipts and expenditure of the Govt. of India, both capital and revenue it is called _______
(a) Income Deficit
(b) Fiscal Deficit
(c) Budgetary Deficit
(d) All of the Above
(e) None of the given options is true

Q14. With reference to a cheque which of the following is the ‘drawee bank’?
(a) The bank that collects the cheque
(b) The payee’s bank
(c) The endorser’s bank
(d) The bank upon which the cheque is drawn
(e) None of the given options is true

Q15. Banks issue a letter to beneficiary on behalf of its constituents like guarantee for making payment on their behalf on fulfillment of its terms and conditions. What is this arrangement known in banking context?
(a) Line of Credit
(b) Loan to Client
(c) Loan on Credit
(d) Letter of Credit
(e) None of the given options is true


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