IBPS Bank Interview Questions & Answers PDF- Next 30 Banking Awareness Questions Part 03

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Check out IBPS Bank Interview Questions & Answers 2019 in PDF Format. Candidates can download Best 30 Banking Awareness Questions and Answers for IBPS PO & RRB Officer Scale 1 Interview 2019. The Mode of Banking Awareness Questions is English.

IBPS will be conducting PO and RRB officer scale interview from January. We have got mail from IBPS PO interview aspirants. He was sent these important Banking Awareness questions. You can download & check out previous 30 Bank Interview Questions and Answers.

Candidates are preparing for the interview and taking coaching for the same. We are sharing important banking awareness questions with answers. You can also download these IBPS Bank Interview Questions and Answers in PDF format. In the last post, we were published Banking awareness top 100 questions. You may also check out IBPS PO Interview Tips (how to crack IBPS PO Interview) post.

Banking Awareness Questions and Answers for IBPS Bank Interview 2019

  1. What is LAF?

Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF) was introduced by RBI in June 2000 in phases, to ensure a smooth transition and to keep pace with technological up gradation.

  1. What is a Repo Rate?

Repo rate is the rate at which our banks borrow rupees from RBI. Whenever the banks have any shortage of funds, they can borrow it from RBI. A reduction in the repo rate will help banks to get money at a cheaper rate. When the repo rate increases, borrowing from RBI becomes more expensive

  1. What is the Reverse Repo Rate?

This is an exact opposite of Repo rate. Reverse Repo rate is the rate at which Reserve Bank of India (RBI) borrows money from banks. RBI uses this tool when it feels there is too much money floating in the banking system. Banks are always happy to lend money to RBI since their money is in safe hands with a good interest. An increase in Reverse repo rate can cause the banks to transfer more funds to RBI due to this attractive interest rates.

  1. What is CRR Rate?

Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) is the number of funds that the banks have to keep with RBI. If RBI decides to increase the percent of this, the available amount with the banks comes down. RBI is using this method ( the increase of CRR rate), to drain out the excessive money from the banks.

  1. What is the Bank Rate?

Bank rate also referred to as the discount rate, is the rate of interest which a central bank charges on the loans and advances that it extends to commercial banks and other financial intermediaries. Changes in the bank rate are often used by central banks to control the money supply.

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  1. What is PLR?

The Prime Interest Rate is the interest rate charged by banks to their most creditworthy customers (usually the most prominent and stable business customers). The rate is almost always the same amongst major banks. Adjustments to the prime rate are made by banks at the same time; although, the prime rate does not adjust on any regular basis.

The Prime Rate is usually adjusted at the same time and in correlation with the adjustments of the Fed Funds Rate. The rates reported below are based upon the prime rates on the first day of each respective month. Some banks use the name “Reference Rate” or “Base Lending Rate” to refer to their Prime Lending Rate.

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  1. what is Bitcoin?

Bitcoin is a consensus network that enables a new payment system and completely digital money. It is the first decentralized peer-to-peer payment network that is powered by its users with no central authority or middlemen. From a user perspective, Bitcoin is pretty much like cash for the Internet. Bitcoin can also be seen as the most prominent triple entry bookkeeping system in existence.

SLR & Deposit Rate Bank Interview Questions

  1. What is SLR Rate?

SLR (Statutory Liquidity Ratio) is the amount a commercial bank needs to maintain in the form of cash, or gold or govt. Approved securities (Bonds) before providing credit to its customers. The SLR rate is determined and maintained by the RBI (Reserve Bank of India) to control the expansion of bank credit.

And SLR is determined as the percentage of total demand and percentage of time liabilities. Time Liabilities are the liabilities a commercial bank liable to pay to the customers on their anytime demand. SLR is used to control inflation and propel growth. Through SLR rate tuning the money supply in the system can be controlled efficiently.

  1. What is Deposit Rate?

Interest Rates paid by a depository institution on the cash on deposit.

  1. What is Fiscal Policy?

Fiscal policy is the use of government spending and revenue collection to influence the economy. These policies affect tax rates, interest rates, and government spending, to control the economy. Fiscal policy is an additional method to determine public revenue and public expenditure.

  1. What is the Banking Ombudsman Scheme?

The Banking Ombudsman Scheme enables an expeditious and inexpensive forum to bank customers for resolution of complaints relating to certain services rendered by banks. The Banking Ombudsman Scheme is introduced under Section 35 An of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 by RBI with effect from 1995.

  1. Which is the banks covered under the Banking Ombudsman Scheme, 2006?

All Scheduled Commercial Banks, Regional Rural Banks, and Scheduled Primary Co-operative Banks are covered under the Scheme.

  1. What is Inflation?

Inflation is an increase in the price of the bunch of Goods and services that project the Indian economy. An increase in inflation figures occurs when there is an increase in the average level of prices in Goods and services. Inflation happens when there are fewer Goods and more buyers; this will result in an increase in the price of Goods since there are more demand and less supply of goods.

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  1. What is Deflation?

Deflation is a continuous decrease in the prices of goods and services. Deflation occurs when the inflation rate becomes negative (below zero) and stays there for a longer period.

  1. What is FII?

FII (Foreign Institutional Investor) used to denote an investor, mostly in the form of an institution. An institution established outside India, which proposes to invest in the Indian market, in other words, buying Indian stocks. FII’s generally buy in large volumes which have an impact on the stock markets. Institutional Investors include pension funds, mutual funds, Insurance Companies, Banks, etc.

  1. What is FDI?

FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) occurs with the purchase of the “physical assets or a significant amount of ownership (stock) of a company in another country to gain a measure of management control” (Or) A foreign company having a stake in an Indian Company.

  1. What is IPO?

IPO is Initial Public Offering. This is the first offering of shares to the general public from a company that wishes to list on the stock exchanges.

  1. What is GDP?

The Gross Domestic Product or GDP is a measure of all of the services and goods produced in a country over a specific period; classically a year.

  1. What is GNP?

Gross National Product is measured as GDP plus income of residents from investments made abroad minus income earned by foreigners in the domestic market.

  1. What is the Revenue deficit?

It defines that, where the net amount received (by taxes & other forms) fails to meet the predicted net amount to be received by the government.

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  1. What is Disinvestment?

The Selling of the government stake in public sector undertakings.

  1. What is Fiscal Deficit?

It is the difference between the government’s total receipts (excluding borrowings) and total expenditure.

  1. What is National Income?

National Income is the money value of all goods and services produced in a Country during the year.

  1. What are the bank and its features and types?

A bank is a financial organization where people deposit their money to keep it safe. Banks play an important role in the financial system and the economy. As a key component of the financial system, banks allocate funds from savers to borrowers in an efficient manner.

  1. What are Mutual funds?

Mutual funds are investment companies that pool money from investors at large and offer to sell and buy back its shares on a continuous basis and use the capital thus raised to invest in securities of different companies. The mutual fund will have a fund manager that trades the pooled money on a regular basis. The net proceeds or losses are then typically distributed to the investors annually.

A company that invests its clients’ pooled fund into securities that match its declared financial objectives. Asset management companies provide investors with more diversification and investing options than they would have by themselves. Mutual funds, hedge funds, and pension plans are all run by asset management companies. These companies earn income by charging service fees to their clients.

  1. What is Cheque?

The cheque is a negotiable instrument instructing a Bank to pay a specific amount from a specified account held in the maker/depositor’s name with that Bank. A bill of exchange drawn on a specified banker and payable on demand.“A written order directing a bank to pay money”.

Banking Awareness Terms – Demand Draft, SENSEX, NIFTY, NABARD

  1. What is demand Draft?

A demand draft is an instrument used for effecting the transfer of money. It is a Negotiable Instrument. Cheque and Demand-Draft both are used for Transfer of money. You can 100% trust a DD. It is a banker’s check. A check may be dishonored for lack of funds a DD can not. The cheque is written by an individual and Demand draft is issued by a bank. People believe banks more than individuals.

  1. What is NABARD?

NABARD was established by an act of Parliament on 12 July 1982 to implement the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act 1981. It replaced the Agricultural Credit Department (ACD) and Rural Planning and Credit Cell (RPCC) of Reserve Bank of India, and Agricultural Refinance and Development Corporation (ARDC).

It is one of the premiere agency to provide credit in rural areas. NABARD is set up as an apex Development Bank with a mandate for facilitating credit flow for promotion and development of agriculture, small-scale industries, cottage and village industries, handicrafts and other rural crafts.

  1. What are SENSEX and NIFTY?

SENSEX is the short term for the words “Sensitive Index” and is associated with the Bombay (Mumbai) Stock Exchange (BSE). The SENSEX was first formed on 1-1-1986 and used the market capitalization of the 30 most traded stocks of BSE. Whereas NSE has 50 most traded stocks of NSE. SENSEX IS THE INDEX OF BSE. AND NIFTY IS THE INDEX OF NSE. BOTH WILL SHOW DAILY TRADING MARKS. Sensex and Nifty both are an “index”. An index is an indicator it indicates whether most of the stocks have gone up or most of the stocks have gone down.

  1. What is SEBI?

SEBI is the regulator for the Securities Market in India. Originally set up by the Government of India in 1988, it acquired statutory form in 1992 with SEBI Act 1992 being passed by the Indian Parliament. Chaired by C B Bhave.

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