Important Banking Related Question for IBPS [Quiz: 3]

Frequently Asked Banking Awareness Questions For IBPS PO

1.       Regulator of Capital Market in India is?
Answer: SEBI

2.      First Indian Bank to introduce credit card is?
Answer: Central Bank of India

3.      RBI was nationalised in?
Answer: January 1, 1949

4.      Loans of very small amounts given to low-income groups are called as?
Answer: Micro Credit

5.      When was RBI established?
Answer: April 1, 1935

6.      MUDRA Bank is a wholly-owned subsidiary of?
Answer: SIDBI

7.      Maximum Loan that a Mudra Bank can grant is?
Answer: Rs 10 lakh

8.     The headquarter of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB is located in?
Answer: Beijing, China
9.      What is the maximum monthly pension for the subscribers under Atal Pension Yojana?
Answer: Rs 5000 (The Atal Pension Yojana (APY) is open to all Indians between the age of 18 and 40. Under the scheme, the minimum monthly pension for the subscribers ranging between Rs 1000 and Rs 5000 per month)

10.  What is the minimum amount to be invested under Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme?
Answer: Rs. 1000 (Rs. 1000 is the minimum and Rs. 1.5 lakh is the maximum amount to be invested under Sukanya Samriddhi Scheme).

11.   The headquarter of BRICS Bank “The New Development Bank (NDB)” located in?
Answer:  Shanghai, China.

12.  SARFAESI Act 2002 is related to?
Answer: Recovery of bad loans (The Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002 (SARFAESI) empowers Banks / Financial Institutions to recover their non-performing assets (bad loans) without the intervention of the Court.

13.  A savings as well as current account should be treated as inoperative / dormant if there are no transactions in the account for over a period of?
Answer: Two years (Dormant means inactive and inoperative means which is not being operated i.e. no transactions have been undertaken recently. In terms of RBI guidelines, a savings as well as current account should be treated as inoperative / dormant if there are no transactions in the account for over a period of two years)

14.  What is the full form of the term NDTL, as used in banking environment?
Answer: Net Demand and Time Liability (Note: It is a sum of demand and time liabilities (deposits) of banks with public and other banks wherein assets with other banks is subtracted to get net liability of other banks. Deposits of banks are its liability and consist of demand and time deposits of public and other banks.

15.   In CDR, “R” stands for?
Answer: Restructuring (Corporate Debt Restructuring (CDR) mechanism is a voluntary non-statutory mechanism under which financial institutions and banks come together to restructure the debt of companies facing financial difficulties due to internal or external factors, in order to provide timely support to such companies)

16.  What does ‘FSLRC’ stand for?
Answer: Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission (FSLRC)

17.   National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) is a fund created by the Government of India for enhancing infrastructure financing in the country. Headquarter of NIIF located in?
Answer: Mumbai (NIIF, proposed to be set up as a Trust, would raise debt to invest in the equity of infrastructure finance companies such as Indian Rail Finance Corporation (IRFC) and National Housing Bank (NHB). The idea is that these infrastructure finance companies can then leverage this extra equity, manifold.
18.  Reserve Bank of India (RBI) declared State Bank of India (SBI) and ICICI Bank as
Answer: D – SIBs.

19.  What is the full form as D – SIBs?
Answer: Domestic Systemically Important Banks.

20. India and United States have siInter-Governmental Agreement to implement the FATCA. This agreement will promote transparency on tax matters. Expand the term FATCA.

Answer: Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act.

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