Banking Awareness Questions for IBPS RRBs PO and Clerk Exam 2017

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Banking Awareness for IBPS Exam 2017
Just a few months are left for IBPS RRBs Mains It is time to pace up your preparation of Banking Awareness for IBPS RRB PO and Clerk Mains. These Banking questions will also help you in preparing for other upcoming banking recruitment examination.

Q1. Softbank has made its biggest investment in an Indian digital enterprise by sealing a funding round of Rs 9,000 crore ($1.4 billion) in mobile payments provider Paytm. Softbank is based in-
(a) Austria
(b) Japan
(c) Hong Kong
(d) China
(e) Russia

Q2. Which among the following banks has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India for selling life insurance products of LIC?
(a) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(b) Axis Bank
(c) ICICI Bank
(d) State Bank of India
(e) Karnataka Bank
Q3. HDFC Life has announced the launch of an artificial intelligence-based application ‘SPOK’ that can automatically read, understand, categorise, prioritise and respond to customer emails sent to the private insurer. Where is the corporate office of HDFC life?
(a) Nainital
(b) Jaipur
(c) Mumbai
(d) New Delhi
(e) Ahmedabad
Q4. Which bank has launched a new trading platform called “Selfie” for customers in association with Geojit?
(a) Federal Bank
(b) IDFC Bank
(c) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(d) HDFC Bank
(e) ICICI Bank
Q5. _____________ and IFFCO rolled out their first set of co-branded debit cards for farmers as part of a novel initiative to push digitalisation and cashless economy.
(b) SBI
(c) PNB
(d) BOB
Q6. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has granted “in-principle” approval to the ________  applicants to set up small finance banks under the “Guidelines for Licensing of Small Finance Banks?
(a) 11
(b) 12
(c) 13
(d) 10
(e) 15
Q7. The minimum paid-up equity capital for small finance banks shall be———-
(a) Rs. 100 crore
(b) Rs. 200 crore
(c) Rs. 300 crore
(d) Rs. 400 crore
(e) Rs. 500 crore  
Q8. Reserve Bank of India has granted the in-principle licence for small finance banks. The in-principle approval granted by RBI will be valid for a period of ________ months.
(a) 24 months
(b) 10 months
(c) 18 months
(d) 50 months
(e) 12 months
Q9. Where is the headquarter of AU Small Finance Bank?
(a) Jalandhar, Punjab
(b) Ahmedabad, Gujarat
(c) Guwahati, Assam
(d) Bengaluru, Karnataka
(e) Jaipur, Rajasthan
Q10. RBI was granted a licence to small Finance Banks for the commencement of banking business under Section ______ of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949.
(a) Section 38(3)
(b) Section 22(1)
(c) Section 47(4)
(d) Section 12(2)
(e) Section 27(5)
Q11. ECGC Limited (Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Ltd) is a company wholly owned by?
(a) RBI
(b) Government of India
(e) Finance Ministry
Q12. The Headquarters of Kotak Mahindra Bank is located in _______
(a) Mumbai
(b) Hyderabad
(c) Chennai
(d) Bengaluru
(e) New Delhi
Q13. Minimum amount that can be invested in Kisan Vikas Patra(KVP) Certificate is _________
(a) Rs.100
(b) Rs.200
(c) Rs.500
(d) Rs.1000
(e) Rs.1500
Q14. National Housing Bank (NHB), a wholly owned subsidiary of_________
(a) RBI
(b) Government of India
(d) State Government
Q15. Where is the corporate office of Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency (MUDRA) Bank?
(a) Kolkata
(b) Bengaluru
(c) Mumbai
(d) New Delhi
(e) Chennai


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