Model Questions JAIIB - Principles Of Banking (2)

1)    Reserve Bank of India’s functions are classified into:

a)    Supervisory & Regulatory

b)    Promotional & Developmental

c)    Refinance Activities

d)   All of the above                                                                                (d)


2)    Minimum Bank Rate is:

a) 3%

b) 4%

c) 5%

d) None                                                                                                    (d)


3)    Sec ---- of  RBI Act,1934 gives sole power to RBI to issue currency notes

a) 10

b) 18

c) 22

d) 26                                                                                                         ( c )


4)    KYC means

a)    Know Your Customer very well

b)    Know Your  existing Customer very well

c)    Know Your  prospective Customer very well

d)   Satisfy yourselves about the customer’s identity and activities. (d)


5)    In a Garnishee Order, the banker on whom garnishee order served is:

a) Judgement   Debtor’s    Creditor

b) Judgement   Creditor’s  Creditor

c) Judgement   Creditor’s  Debtor

d) Judgement   Debtor’s    Debtor                                                       (d)


6)    Sec 131 of NI Act,1881 extends protection to the

a) Paying Banker

b) Collecting Banker

c) Advising Banker

d) Issuing Banker                                                                                  (b)


7)    Hypothecation is applicable in the case of

a) Movable goods

b) Immovable property

c) Book debts

d) Corporate guarantee                                                                                    (a)


8)    A cheque is dated 12/05/05.the due date is:

a) 12/08/05

b) 14/09/05

c) 12/11/05

d) None                                                                                                    (d)


9)    Charge created on LIC Policy is:

a) Hypothecation

b) Pledge

c) Assignment

d) Mortgage                                                                                             ( c )


10)  Your bank grants a working capital finance to ABC & Co, a partnership firm, against hypothecation of  inventory. The charge is to be registered with Registrar of Companies within

a) 30 days from the date of  advance

b) 30 days from the date of  hypothecation agreement

c) 30 days from the date of  sanction of  loan

d) None                                                                                                    (d)


11) Which one of the following is not barred by law of limitation?

      a) Pledge

      b) Hypothecation

      c) Banker’s lien

      d) Guarantee                                                                           ( c )


12) The term “Credit Management” covers

     a) Capital adequacy norms

     b) Risk management including Asset/Liability management

     c) Credit appraisal – decision and review of  loans & advances

     d) All of  the above                                                                (d)


13) Bank’s Assets are classified in to standard assets, substandard assets doubtful assets and loss assets, based on the recommendations of -------------------- Committee

    a) Rangarajan

    b) Narasimham

    c) Ghosh

    d) Tandon                                                                                (b)


14) The time taken to convert cash into raw materials, semi finished goods, finished goods and into cash , is known as

a)      Trade cycle

b)      Cash cycle

c)      Operating cycle

d)     Revolving cycle                                                                    ( c )


15) A company which pools money from investors and invests in stocks,

bonds, shares is called

a) A bank

b) An insurance company

c) Bancassurance

d) Mutual Fund                                                                          (d)

16) Bancassurance is

a)   An insurance scheme to insure bank deposits

b)   An insurance scheme to insure  bank advances

c)    A composite  financial service offering both bank and insurance products

d)   A bank deposit scheme exclusively for employees of  insurance companies                                                                                 ( c )


17) John & James are friends aged 14 & 15 respectively. They want to open a joint account in your bank. You will

a)      Allow them to open a joint account to be operated jointly

b)      Allow them to open a joint account with operating instructions Either or Survivor

c)      Allow them to open a joint account with operating instructions Former or Survivor

d)  Allow them to open a joint account with operating instructions Any one or

     Survivor                                                                                  (a)


18) Mr.Atmaram as director of a Ltd company expired. Bank received a cheque signed by  Mr.Atmaram as director of  the Ltd company. The bank

a)      Can honour the cheque only after obtaining confirmation from other directors

b)      Can honour the cheque

c)      Cannot hounour the cheque

d)     The company should issue a stop payment instructions to the bank 


19) Tele banking service is based on

a)      Virtual Banking

b)      Online Banking

c)      Voice processing

d)     Core Banking                                                                       ( c )




20) In a securitisation deal, the role of  a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) is

a)    To acquire large Non Performing Loans (NPA)

b)    To acquire such loans from a bank or financial institution

c)    To acquire such loans for a transfer price, with or without recourse

d)   To manage the acquired loans  for the purpose of  realization or holds them as investment till maturity                                              (d)



     21)Securitisation is a process of acquiring the loans classified as

a) Bookdebts

b) Performing debts

c) Bad debts

d) Non performing debts                                                          (d)


22)The minimum percentage of  Priority Sector advances to be

       maintained by foreign banks in India

a) 40%

b) 18%

c) 32%

d) 60%                                                                                          ( c )


23) Loan for fish rearing is covered under Prirority Sector as ----------- advances

a)   Direct Agriculture

b)   Indirect Agriculture

c)   Self Employment Scheme

d)   Allied to indirect Agriculture                                               (a)




24) Cash Budget is a statement of

a)   Cash-Non cash funds

b)   Cash receipt and Cash payments

c)   Another name for cash flow

d)   None                                                                                      (b)


25) In bank’s parlance credit risk in lending is

a)   Default of the banker to maintain CRR

b)   Default of the banker to maintain SLR

c)   Default of the banker to release credit to the customer

d)   Default of the  customer to repay the loan                      (d)


26) The apex institution which handles refinance for agriculture and rural development is called:

a)   RBI

b)   SIDBI


d)   SEBI                                                                                       ( c )


27) Long Form Audit Report (LFAR) is prepared and submitted by

a)   RBI inspectors

b)   Internal inspectors

c)   Statutory auditors                                                                 ( c )

d)   Concurrent auditors


     28) As per FIMMDA’s guidelines, the Mid-Office is responsible for:

a)  Dealing activities

b)  Risk Management

c)  Reconciliation

d) Confirmation of  deals                                                          (b)




29) Interest is calculated on actual/365 days basis in respect of the

       following products, except one :

a)    Call Money

b)    Notice Money

c)    Term Money

d)   GOI dated securities                                                                        (d)


30) Which was the first Mutual Fund started in India:

a) SBI Mutual Fund

b) Kotak Pioneer Mutual Fund

c) Indian Bank Mutual Fund

d) None of  the above                                                                           (d)


31) The regulator for Mutual Funds in India is:



c) RBI

d) SEBI                                                                                                    (d)


32) FIMMDA’s general principles and procedures are applicable to:

a) Fixed Income Markets

b) Money Markets

c) Derivatives Markets

d) All of the above                                                                                  (d)


33) Your bank’s customer  XYZ Ltd, enjoys a CC limit of Rs.1,00,000.00

      The CC account shows a credit balance of Rs,10,205.00.

      The relationship between your bank and XYZ Ltd is:

a)    Debtor/Creditor

b)    Creditor/Debtor

c)    Bailor/Bailee

d)   Bailee/Bailor                                                                                     (a)


34) The right of set-off is:

a) Customer’s Right

b) Customer’s Obligation

c) Banker’s Right

d) Banker’s Discretion                                                                          (d)


35)Which of  the following forms of business are permissible under  BR Act:

a) Borrowing

b) Issuance of  Letters of  Credit

c) Buying and selling of  bullion

d) All of  the  above                                                                                (d)


36) A Co-Operative Bank operating in different States are regulated by:

a) State Co-Operative Societies Act

b) Banking Regulation Act

c) Multi Unit Co-Operative Societies Act

d) Banking Laws (applicable to Co-Operative Societies)               ( c )


37) In respect of  Regional Rural Banks, the share holding pattern is:

a) Central Government 50%,State Government 35%,Sponsoring Bank 15%

b) Central Government 50%,State Government 15%,Sponsoring Bank 35%

b) Central Government 15%,State Government 35%,Sponsoring Bank 50%

b) Central Government 35%,State Government 50%,Sponsoring Bank 15%


38) Law of limitation is not applicable in respect of :

a) Advance against pledge of  shares

b) CC granted against hypothecation of inventory

c) Term loan secured by mortgage of  Plant & Machinery

d) Bank Term Deposit                                                                           (d)





39) A bank in India, wants to undertake capital market activities, it should:

a) Obtain special license from AMFI

b) Obtain special license from FIMMDA

     c)  Both a and b

     d)  Register with SEBI                                                                            (d)


    40) FIMMDA stands for:

    a) Foreign Exchange Markets and Derivative Markets

    b) Fixed Income Markets Money Markets and Derivatives Markets

    c) Fixed Income Markets and Derivatives Markets

    d) None of  the above                                                                             (b)


  41) The Capital Adequacy Ratio is :

  a)  6%

  b)  8%

  c)  9%

  d) 10%                                                                                                          ( c )


42) Except one of  the following others are known as Non Fund based facilities:

a) Letters of  Credit

b) Bank Guarantees

c) Co-acceptance of  Bills

d) Trust Receipt                                                                                            (d)


43) FIMMDA’s guidelines cover the following products, except one:

a) Call Money

b) Cross Currency Interest Rate swaps

c) Commercial Paper

d) Certificate of  Deposit                                                                             (b)


44) Except one of  the following others are part of Public Sector Banks:

a) State Bank of  Hyderabad

b) Central Bank of  India

c) Regional Rural Bank, sponsored by a nationalized bank

d) HDFC Bank                                                                                              (d)


45) A banker is expected to honour the cheques within the specified banking hours as per Section  of  NI Act,1881

a)    22

b)    25

c)    31

d)   65                                                                                                        (d)

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