Quest For Clerk Mains: Banking Quiz

1.KYC’ (Know Your Customer) norms were implemented in the Indian banking system in 2002 as per the directive of ?
(a) SEBI
(b) RBI
(c) IBA
(d) IRDA
(e) None of these

2.Often, we read in the newspapers that several Indian companies are taking the FCCB route to raise capital. What does the term FCCB stand for? 
(a) Foreign Currency Convertible Bond
(b) Foreign Convertible Credit Bond
(c) Financial Consortium and Credit Bureau
(d) Future Credit and Currency Bureau
(e) None of these

3.LAF is an indirect instrument of monetary policy, which is used by RBI to regulate the liquidity in banking system. ‘LAF’ stands for?
(a) Liquidity Adjustment Facility
(b) Liquidity Account Facility
(c) Liquidity Allotment Facility
(d) Long Adjustment Facility
(e) None of these

4.On the basis of which commission was RBI established?
(a) Hilton Young Commission
(b) British Commission
(c) Federal Commission
(d) Federation Commission
(e) None of these

5.Life insurance and general insurance companies like LIC, ICICI Prudential, ICICI Lombard, National Insurance etc. are regulated by which organisation?
(a) RBI
(c) IRDA
(d) IBA
(e) None of these

6.‘CAMELS’ is a type of Bank Rating System. In CAMELS, what does ‘C’ stand for?
(a) Currency
(b) Compensation
(c) Capital Adequacy
(d) Capitalisation
(e) None of these

7.Which among the following is correct?
(a) Money market provides long term source of finance
(b) Recession in the industrial sector in India is normally due to a fall in exports
(c) Ways and means advances given by RBI 
(d) Exchange rate is fixed by RBI
(e) None of these

8.Which of the statements mentioned below is/are correct?
1. T-bills are issued by the Government of India on behalf of the RBI
2. T-bills are short-term money market instruments
3. T-bills cannot be purchased by a resident of India
(a) All are correct      
(b) 2 & 3 are correct
(c) Only 2 is correct     
(d) Only 3 is correct
(e) None of these

9.In India, which among the following is/are a part of Legal Tender Money?
(a) Both coins and currency notes
(b) Both coins and bank drafts
(c) Both currency notes and SDRs
(d) Only currency notes issued by RBI
(e) None of these

10.In TRIPS, what does ‘I’ stand for?
(a) Intellectual
(b) Information
(c) Indian
(d) Infra
(e) None of these


1.(b) RBI
2.(a) Foreign Currency Convertible Bond
3.(a) Liquidity Adjustment Facility.
4.(a) Hilton Young Commission.
5.(c) Insurance companies in India are regulated by IRDA (Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority.)
6.(c) CAMELS is a type of Bank Rating System. (C) stands for Capital Adequacy, (A) for Asset Quality, (M) for Management, (E) for Earnings, (L) for Liquidity and (S) for Sensitivity to Market Risk.
7.(c) Ways and means advances is given by RBI are nowhere related to state’s revenue
8.(c) Only 2 is correct
9.(a) Both coins and currency notes

10.(a) TRIPS: Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights.

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