Banking Awareness Quiz – Set 253

Banking Awareness Quiz

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  1. In which year was the Imperial Bank of India amalgamated with other banks to form State Bank of India?
    A) 1949
    B) 1955
    C) 1934
    D) 1950
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      Option B
    Explanation: In 1955 State Bank of India was formed by amalgamating the Imperial Bank of India with the ten major banks associated with the former princely states.
  2. What is the minimum paid up capital requirement for banks to be included in the second schedule of RBI Act 1934?
    A) Rs 1 lakh
    B) Rs 5 lakh
    C) Rs 10 lakh
    D) No such requirement
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      Option B
    Explanation: Banks having paid up capital of at least Rs 5 lakh are eligible for inclusion in the Second Schedule to the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934.
  3. The first Regional Rural Bank was set up in which year in India?
    A) 1972
    B) 1973
    C) 1974
    D) 1975
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    Option D
    Explanation: The first Regional Rural Bank “Prathama Grameen Bank” was set up on October 2, 1975.
  4. Which of the following is not a foreign bank?
    A) BNP Paribas
    B) HSBC Ltd
    C) Catholic Syrian Bank Ltd
    D) All are foreign bank
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    Option C
    Explanation: CSB is based in Thrissur, Kerala
  5. What is the capital of Reserve Bank of India?
    A) Rs 5 lakh
    B) Rs 5 crore
    C) Rs 5 million
    D) Rs 5 billion
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    Option B
    Explanation: The capital of the Reserve Bank of India is Rs 5 Crore.
  6. The Reserve Bank can have maximum of how many Deputy Governors?
    A) 2
    B) 3
    C) 4
    D) 5
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    Option C
    Explanation: Maximum 4 governors
  7. RBI has how many fully owned subsidiaries?
    A) 3
    B) 4
    C) 5
    D) 6
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    Option B
    Explanation: DICGC, BRBNMPL, ReBIT, IFTAS
  8. What is the minimum limit of investment under the Kisan Vikas Patra (KVP)?
    A) Rs 500
    B) Rs 1000
    C) Rs 5000
    D) Rs 10000
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    Option B
    Explanation: Minimum Limit: Rs 1,000/- and Maximum Limit: No Upper Limit
  9. What is the maturity period of National Savings Certificate?
    A) 2 years
    B) 3 years
    C) 4 years
    D) 5 years
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    Option D
    Explanation: 5 years
  10. Tax benefit is available under the National Savings Certificate till what amount of investment?
    A) Rs 2 lakh
    B) Rs 1 lakh
    C) Rs 1.5 lakh
    D) Rs 5 lakh
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    Option C
    Explanation: Tax benefit is applicable till Rs 1.5 Lakhs

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