May 30, 2017

Banking Awareness #8 for SBI, RBI, UPSC, SSC, IBPS exams

Banking Awareness and General Awareness for SBI PO, RBI Grade B, UPSC Civil Services, SSC CGL, IBPS PO and Clerk exams


1. What is the India's most valued Public Sector Unit in terms of market capitalisation in intra day trade?
2. What is the unique credit card launched by State Bank of India to spread credit inclusion?
3. Which public sector bank launched Work from home facility for its employees?
4. SBI decided to reintroduce the penalty on non-maintenance of balance in accounts from _____.
5. With which state government did Apple made an agreement to set up a manufacturing plant?
6. What is the rank of India out of 79 developing economies in the World Economic Forum's Inclusive Development Index for the year 2017?
7. What is the theme of 2017 World Economic Forum meeting?
8. Which state government signed a MoU with SBI to provide housing and educational loan at subsidised interest rates to the employees of the state?
9. What is the share of net demand and time liabilities that banks must maintain as a cash balance with the Reserve Bank of India?
10. What is the India's first cashless island?
11. Who can deposit old Rs. 500 and Rs. 1000 notes till 30 June 2017?
12. On which bank did RBI imposed Rs. 75 lakh penalty?
13. What is the loan amount sanctioned by World Bank on Nagaland Health Project?
14. What is the rank of India in 2017 Global Talent Competitiveness Index, out of 118 countries?
15. What is the mobile wallet launched by Oriental Bank of Commerce on its 75th foundation day?
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Answers


1. State Bank of India
2. Unnati
3. State Bank og India
4. 1 April 2017
5. Karnataka
6. 60
7. Responsive and responsible leadership
8. Assam
9. Cash Reserve Ratio
10. Karang, Manipur
11. NRIs
12. Bombay Merchantile Cooperative Bank
13. 48 Million
14. 92
15. Oriental Batuaa
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May 28, 2017

General English - Vocabulary for SBI, IBPS, RBI, CSAT, SSC exams #14

General English - Vocabulary for SBI PO and Clerk, IBPS PO and Clerk, RBI Grade B and Assistant, CSAT, SSC CGL exams


The Hindu: The loss of Innocence


1. Stoking animosities: To add fuel to a fire
2. Bonnet of a jeep: Metal part over the front part of a vehicle
3. Reminiscent of: Reminding you of somebody or something
4. Brazen display: Open and without shame
5. Multitude of: Extremely long number of
6. Deride: Mock; To treat somebody or something as ridiculous and not worth considering seriously
7. Dissent: Expressing opinions that are different from those that are officially affected
8. Brash realism: Confident in an aggressive way
9. Civilisational sanctimoniousness: An attitude that gives the impression that you feel you are better and more moral than other people
10. Unabashed aggression: Not ashamed, embarrassed, or affected by people's disapproval
11. Post-colonial underdog: A person, team, country etc that is thought to be in a weaker position than others
12. Otherisation: Make a person or a group of people seem different
13. Comity of nations: The friendship and respect between countries shown by accepting each other's laws and customs
14. Evocative assertion: Making you remember or imagine something
15. Pettiness: Complaining too much about things that are not important
16. Inept governments: Not skilled or effective
General English - Vocabulary for SBI, IBPS, RBI, CSAT, SSC exams
17. Aberrations in Kashmir: A fact, an action or a way, especially because of their religion or political beliefs
18. Persecuted: To treat somebody in a cruel and unfair way, especially because of their religion or political beliefs
19. An avowedly peaceful country: In a way that has been admitted or stated in public
20. Hindutva zealots: A person who has very strong opinion about something, and tries to make other people have them too
21. Masquerading: A way of behaving that hides the truth or a person's true feelings
22. Skewed sex ratio: Not accurate or exact
23. Albeit: Although
24. Terrorist Menace: Something that is likely to cause harm

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May 22, 2017

Reserve Bank of India - Banking Awareness for SBI, RBI, IBPS exams

Reserve Bank of India: Banking Awareness for SBI PO and Clerk, RBI Grade B Officers, IBPS PO and Clerk exams


Bank Rates and Ratios (as on 23 April 2019)

→ Repo Rate: 6%;
→ Reverse Repo Rate: 5.75%;
→ Bank rate: 6.25%;
→ Marginal Standing Facility Rate: 6.25%;
→ Cash Reserve Ratio: 4%;
→ Statutory Liquidity Ratio: 19%;

1. Who is the present governor of RBI? (updated on 23 April 2019)
2. Who are the four deputy governors of RBI at present? (updated on 23 April 2019)
3. In accordance of the provisions of which act was RBI established?
4. When was the central office of RBI permanently moved to Mumbai from Calcutta?
5. RBI is fully owned by _____.
6. When was RBI nationalised?
7. What are the functions of RBI as per the Preamble of the Reserve Bank of India?
8. Who appoints/nominates the board of RBI?
9. When was the Reserve Bank of India established?
10. Under whose guidance does RBI performs the function of financial supervision?
11. When was the Board for Financial Supervision constituted?
12. Board of Financial Supervision is chaired by  _____.
13. Audit Sub-Committee is a part of  _____.
14. What is the objective of possessing Monetary authority by RBI?
15. Who is the manager of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999?
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Answers

1. Shaktikanta Das
2. Shri M K Jain; Shri N S Viswanathan; Dr. Viral V Acharya; Shri B P Kanungo
3. Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934
4. 1934
5. Government of India
6. 1949
7. → Regulate the issue of bank notes
    → Keeping of reserves to secure monetary stability
    → Operate the currency and credit system of the country
8. Government of India
9. April 1, 1935
10. Board for Financial Supervision
11. November 1994
12. Governor of RBI
13. Board for Financial Supervision
14. Maintaining price stability and ensuring adequate flow of credit to private sectors
15. Reserve Bank of India

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Banking Awareness #7 for SBI, RBI, SSC and UPSC exams

Banking Awareness for SBI PO, RBI Grade B, SSC CGL and UPSC Civil Services exams


1. What is the current Repo rate?
2. What is the current Cash Reserve Ratio?
3. What is the current Bank rate?
4. The rate at which Reserve Bank of India borrows money from Commercial banks is called _____.
5. Global Risks Report is released by  _____.
6. What is provided in the Global Risks report 2017?
7. What is the training programme for Indian small businesses by Google?
8. What is the chatbot service that allows the users to make payments through Facebook messenger introduced by HDFC bank?
9. What is the rank of India offering highest salaries to expats as per 2016 HSBC Expat Explorer Survey?
10. Which bank launched contactless card 'Wave n Pay'?
11. What is the India's first digital bank and is a fully digital and paper free bank?
12. What is the interest rate offered by Airtel Payments Bank on savings account deposits?
13. What is the e-wallet launched for cashless transaction in the local language of Assam?
14. What is the first warship to be equipped with its own dedicated ATM?
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15. Where was the 2017 World Economic Forum annual meeting held?

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1. 6.25%
2. 4%
3. 6.5%
4. Reverse Repo Rate
5. World Economic Forum
6. An outlook on threats facing the world
7. Digital unlocked
8. HDFC onchat
9. Third
10. Punjab National Bank
11. Airtel Payments Bank
12. 7.25 %
13. Tokapoisa.in
14. INS Vikramaditya
15. Davos, Switzerland
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May 20, 2017

Syllogisms #4 - Reasoning Ability for SBI, IBPS, RBI Exams

Syllogisms #4 - Reasoning Ability for SBI PO and Clerk, IBPS PO and Clerk, RBI, LIC, NICL, RRB Exams


1. Following question consists of six statements followed by the five options consisting of three statements put together in a specific order from left to right. Choose the option that indicate a combination, where the third statement can be logically deduced from the first two statements and mark that option as your answer.

Statement:
A. Some toys are boys. B. No boy is toy.
C. Some toys are red. D. All red are boys
E. No boy is black. F. All cars are toys.

1. [A,E,C]
2. [C,D,A]
3. [A,B,F]
4. [C,F,A]
5. [E,A,F]

2. In the following questions, only one conclusion is given and five statements are given as 1,2,3,4 and 5. From this you have to take the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the given statement logically does not follows.

Conclusions:
Some buses are jeeps is a possibility, some jeeps are boats, Some buses are tapes, Some tapes are buses.

Statements:
1. Some boats are jeeps, No jeep is tape, All tapes are buses, Some scooters are buses.
2. Some jeeps are tapes, All tapes are buses, Some boats are jeeps, Some scooters are buses.
3. Some jeeps are tapes, Some tapes are buses, No boat is jeep, Some scooters are buses.
4. Some jeeps are tapes, All tapes are buses, Some boats are jeeps, Some scooters are buses.
5. All jeeps are tapes, All tapes are buses, Some boats are jeeps, Some scooters are buses

3. In the questions below are given two conclusions followed by four set of statements. You have to choose the correct set of statements that logically satisfies given conclusions either definitely or possibly. Assume the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts.

Conclusions:
Some tyres are buses, Some trucks are not tyres.
Statements:
1.Some pots are buses, No bus is truck, All trucks are cars, No car is tyre.
2. All pots are buses. Some buses are trucks, No truck is car, Some cars are tyres.
3. All pots are trucks, Some trucks are cars, No car is tyre, Some buses are tyres.
4. Some pots are tyres, All tyres are trucks, No truck is bus, All buses are cars.
5. Some pots are buses, Some buses are truck, All trucks are cars, No car is tyre.
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4. In the given question consists of five statements followed by five conclusions consider the given statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts. Read all the conclusions and then decide which of the given conclusions does not logically follow from the given statements using all statements together.

Statements:
All jeans are shirts,
All shirts are pants,
Some shirts are cloths,
Some cloths are sarees
All clothes are suits

Conclusions:
1. Some pants are jeans.
2. Some cloths are jeans.
3. Some cloths are pants
4. Some suits are shirts.
5. Some sarees are suits.

5. In each of the questions below are given four statements followed by four conclusions lettered A,B,C and D. you have to assume everything in the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance with commonly known facts and then decide which of the four given conclusions logically follows from the statements, disregarding commonly known facts, and select the appropriate answer.

Statement:
Some jobs are results,
All jobs are works,
No work is a trade,
All professions are trades.

Conclusions:
A) At least some works are jobs
B) No profession is a work.
C) No result is a trade.
D) At least some works are professions

1. Only A and B follows
2. All A,B,C and D follows.
3. Only B and C follows
4. Only A and D follows.
5. Only B and C follows.

Answers


1. 2
2. 3
3. 3 
4. 2
5. 1

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