Sunday, July 2, 2017


1. Which denomination note was the first paper currency issued by RBI in January 1938?
1) Rs.2
2) Rs.5
3) Rs.10
4) Rs.100
5) Rs.1000

2. The central govt recently kickstarted Regional Air Connectivity Scheme (RCS) by awarding 128 regional routes to five airlines. Which of the following is NOT among these five airlines?
1) Air Deccan
2) Spice Jet
3) Alliance Air
4) Turbo Megha
5) None of these

3. The World Health Day is a global health awareness day celebrated every year on...
1) 1 Apr
2) 3 Apr
3) 5 Apr
4) 7 Apr
5) 8 Apr

4. On which one of the following issues can SEBI penalize any company in India?
A. Violation of Banking Regulation Act
B. Violation of Foreign portfolio of investment guidelines
C. For violation of Negotiable Instrument Act.
1) Only A
2) Only B
3) Only C
4) Only A & B
5) Only B & C

5. MEITY has issued draft Information Technology (Security of Prepaid Payment Instruments) Rules 2017 for Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPI) company or e-wallet firms. What is the form of MEITY?
1) Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology
2) Ministry of Electronics and Information of Technology
3) Ministry and Electronics and Information Technology
4) Ministry of Electronics and Information Technique
5) None of these

6. The German Development Bank (KfW) and Uttar Pradesh based Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has signed a loan agreement for ......... million with a four year moratorium and a 12-year repayment period and where is the headquarter of 'The German Development Bank (KfW)'?
1) 200 million and Frankfurt
2) 100 million and Hamburg
3) 500 million and Berlin
4) 100 million and Frankfurt
5) 200 million and Berlin

7. How much amount of assistance would be provided to the National Agricultural Market (e-NAM) as per the Union Budget 2017-18?
1) Rs.65 lakhs
2) Rs.69 lakhs
3) Rs.75 lakhs
4) Rs.72 lakhs
5) Rs.80 lakhs

8. Under Pillar-2 of Basel III, the banks are to have a Board approved ICAAP and assess capital accordingly. ICAAP stands for
1) Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Procedure
2) Internal Capital Approval Assessment Process
3) Internal Capital Adequacy Assessment Process
4) Internal Capital Assessment Approved Process
5) None of these

9. Who among the following has been appointed as the new chairman of the National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) for 2017-18?
1) R. Chandrashekhar
2) Rishad Premji
3) Vishal Sikka
4) Raman Roy
5) Shiv Nadar

10. Which bank has planned to open up the Unified Payment Interface (UPI) platform for digital wallets firms as part of the government's digitization campaign?
1) SBI
2) RBI
3) ICICI Bank
4) Axis Bank
5) HDFC Bank

11. What percent of surcharge on income tax would be levied on individuals with income between Rs.50 lakhs and Rs.1 crore?
1) 5 percent
2) 7 percent
3) 8 percent
4) 9 percent
5) 10 percent

12. Gross domestic product is a measure of the total value of all
1) consumer income in an economy over a period of time
2) capital accumulation in an economy over a period of time
3) sales in an economy over a period of time
4) final goods and services produced in an economy over a period of time
5) final as well as intermediate goods and services produced in an economy over a period of time

13. The International Hockey Federation (FIH) recently confirmed Kalinga Stadium as the host of the Men's Hockey World League Final in Dec 2017. The stadium is situated in
1) Patna
2) Lucknow
3) Bhubaneswar
4) Bhopal
5) Chandigarh

14. Periyar National Park is also known as 'God's own country'. It is one of the most famous national parks of southern India and was established in 1950, covering an area of 925 square km. It is situated in
1) Odisha
2) Andhra Pradesh
3) Tamil Nadu
4) Kerala
5) None of these

15. According to the norms prescribed by RBI for setting up of white label ATMs, what is the minimum net worth the NBFCs should have?
1) Rs.50 crore
2) Rs.75 crore
3) Rs.100 crore
4) Rs.200 crore
5) Rs.150 crore

16. Which state government has launched 'Tirtha Darshan' scheme for senior citizens?
1) Kerala
2) Rajasthan
3) Haryana
4) Madhya Pradesh
5) None of these

17. The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully launched a record 104 satellites from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh through which launch vehicle?
1) PSLV C-36
2) PSLV C-37
3) PSLV C-38
4) PSLV C-39
5) None of these

18. 'Relationship beyond banking' is a Tagline of which bank?
1) Dena Bank
2) Bank of Baroda
3) Central Bank of India
4) Bank of India
5) SBI Bank

19. The minimum amount of and multiple of commercial paper should be:
1) Rs.1 lac, Rs.1 lac
2) Rs. 1 lac, Rs. 5 lac
3) Rs. 5 lac, Rs. 5 lac
4) Rs. 5 lac and no multiple
5) None of these

20. Who won the 2017 Brisbane International Women's Doubles title?
1) Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek
2) Serena Williams and Venus Williams
3) Bethanie Mattek and Chris Evert
4) Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis
5) Sania Mirza and Serena Williams

21. The Bhavani Sagar Dam constructed across Bhavani River, is located in .....
1) Odisha
2) Karnataka
3) Tamil Nadu
4) Kerala
5) None of these

22. Leading global payments and technology firm, Mastercard is set to provide payments processing solution to which Payments Bank and who is the CEO of Mastercard?
1) Indian Post Payment Bank and Ajaypal Singh Banga
2) Airtel Payment Bank and Richard Haythornthwaite
3) Paytm Payment Bank and Richard Haythornthwaite
4) Airtel Payment Bank and Ajaypal Singh Banga
5) Paytm Payment Bank and Alfred F. Kelly

23. What is Net Interest Income (NII)?
1) Difference of interest earned on assets and non-interest income.
2) Difference of assets and liabilities.
3) Difference of interest earned on assets and Interest paid on liabilities.
4) Both (1) and (2)
5) None of the above

24. Where is the headquarter of Deutsche Bank?
1) Singapore
2) Russia
3) France
4) Germany
5) None of these

25. Who has been appointed as the managing director of Life Insurance Corporation of India and where is the headquarter of LIC?
1) Hemant Bhargava and Mumbai
2) Girish Chandra Murmu and New Delhi
3) Alice G. Vaidyan and Gujarat
4) Hemant Bhargava and New Delhi
5) Alice G. Vaidyan and Mumbai

26. India's ranking in the current Travel and Tourism Competitive Index (TTCI) of the World Economic Forum is
1) 65th
2) 40th
3) 52nd
4) 62nd
5) 33rd

27. Many times, we read in newspapers that a company is planning to bring a public
issue. What does it mean?
I. Shares of the company will be issued only through public sector organizations like banks/ central financial institutions etc.
II. Shares of the company will be issued to general public only through primary market.
III. This means some stakeholders/promoters are willing to leave the company.
Hence, they wish to sell their stock to the general public.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
1) Only I
2) Only II
3) Only III
4) All of the above
5) None of the above

28. Name the noted Gujarati poet and ghazal writer, has passed away in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
1) P V Modi
2) Surender Modi
3) Chinu Modi
4) Ved Prakash Modi
5) None of these

29. Which bank has received medals in the Collateral Awards Category at the 11th Global Communication Conclave held in Bengaluru?
1) ICICI Bank
2) Bank of Baroda
3) Canara Bank
4) South Indian Bank
5) Axis Bank

30. Treasury Bills means
1) salary bills drawn by Government officials on the treasury
2) bills drawee by the Government contractors and other suppliers on the treasury for the dues owed to them by the Government
3) obligation of the Government of India issued by the Reserve Bank of India and payable normally 91 days after issue
4) a mode of drawings by the Treasury Office on the Reserve Bank of India
5) None of the above

31. The International Day of Forests is observed every year on which date to celebrate and raise awareness of the importance of all types of forests and of trees outside forests for the benefit of current and future generations and what is the theme of 2017 The International Day of Forests?
1) March 20 and Forests and Animals
2) March 21 and Forests and Greenery
3) March 20 and Forests and Energy
4) March 18 and Forests and Greenery
5) March 21 and Forests and Energy

32. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has proposed to cap the upper limit for Pre-paid Payment Instruments at Rs. ........ lakh due to the growing usage of PPIs for purchase of goods and services as well as funds transfer.
1) Rs.5 lakh
2) Rs.1.5 lakh
3) Rs.1 lakh
4) Rs.2 lakh
5) Rs.3.5 lakh

33. Which life Insurance launched iSelect term plan to expand its online product suit and iSelect term plan provides enhanced protection cover for the family at an affordable premium?
1) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
2) Canara HSBC and Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance
3) ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
4) PNB MetLife India Insurance Company Limited
5) Reliance General Insurance

34. Who among the following won the 2017 Chinese Grand Prix F1 championship?
1) Kimi Raikkonen
2) Daniel Ricciardo
3) Lewis Hamilton
4) Max Verstappen
5) Sebastian Vettel

35. Which institution is known as 'soft loan window' of the World Bank?
1) IFC
2) IDA
3) IMF
4) Indian Development Forum
5) None of these

36. The Digital Payments 2020 report said that digital payment industry in India is expected to reach USD 500 billion by 2020. The report was published by which of the following institutions?
1) Google and World Bank
2) World Bank and UNESCO
3) Google and Boston Consulting Group
4) UNESCO and Boston Consulting Group
5) All of these

37. Name the India's most successful Badminton player, who has been appointed as a new member of the governing body of Sports Authority of India (SAI).
1) Jwala Gutta
2) Saina Nehwal
3) PV Sindhu
4) Ashwini Ponnappa
5) None of these

38. Who was appointed as deputy governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) for three years?
1) Viral Acharya
2) Surekha Marandi
3) N. S. Vishwanathan
4) B.P. Kanungo
5) None of these

39. How much amount has been proposed by the government in the Union Budget 2017 for each pregnant woman under maternity Benefit Scheme who undergoes institutional delivery and vaccinates their children?
1) Rs.4,500
2) Rs.5,000
3) Rs.7,000
4) Rs.6,000
5) Rs.10,000

40. Many economists, bankers and researchers in India often advocate that banks should equip themselves for new challenges. These challenges are in which of the following shapes/ forms?
I. As India economy is getting increasingly integrated with the rest of the world the demand of the Corporate banking is likely to change in terms of size, composition of services and also the quality.
II. The growing foreign trade in India will have to be financed by the local banks.
III. Foreigners are habitual of the comforts provided by the technology. India has to do a lot in this Reference.
1) Only I is correct
2) Only II is correct
3) Only III is correct
4) All of the above
5) None of the above

41. Which of the following films won the Best Picture Oscar at the 89th Academy Awards?
1) Moonlight
2) Manchester by the Sea
3) La La Land
4) Fences
5) The Salesman

42. Rohan Bopanna recently lifted the men's doubles crown of the 2017 Monte Carlo Masters Tennis tournament with his partner ....
1) Marcin Matkowski
2) Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan
3) Marc Lopez
4) Feliciano Lopez
5) Pablo Cuevas

43. Togrog is the currency of which of the following countries?
1) Malaysia
2) Mongolia
3) Venezuela
4) Cambodia
5) Zambia

44. The IRDAI has reduced premium rates of motor third party insurance for some categories of vehicles for 2017-18. The present Chairman of IRDAI is
1) Yogesh Aggarwal
2) TS Vijayan
3) VK Sharma
4) Ajay Tyagi
5) UK Sinha

45. India is pegged to be the fastest growing economy in the world in 2017-18 as International Monetary Fund (IMF) retains India's growth forecast for FY18 at
1) 6.9%
2) 7.2%
3) 7.4%
4) 7.6%
5) 7.8 %

46. Which of the following tech giants introduced 'Solve for India' campaign aimed at empowering developers from Tier II cities?
1) Microsoft
2) Facebook
3) Google
4) Twitter
5) Yahoo

47. The World Red Cross Day is observed every year on
1) 1 May
2) 8 May
3) 18 May
4) 28 May
5) 31 May

48. The world's tallest tower, Jeddah Tower, which is to rise more than a kilometre (almost 3,300 feet), is coming up in which country?
1) Iran
2) Saudi Arabia
3) Kuwait
4) Bahrain
5) UAE

49. Private lender Kotak Mahindra Bank is planning to raise about Rs.5,662 cr through sale of 62 mn shares through QIP. Expand the term QIP.
1) Qualitative Institutional Placement
2) Quantitative Institutional Placement
3) Qualified Institutional Placement
4) Quick Institutional Placement
5) None of these

50. Ritu Phogat, who won a bronze medal at the Asian Championship, is associated with
1) Weightlifting
2) Boxing
3) Wrestling
4) Shot Put
5) Javelin Throw


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