Banking Awareness Quiz – Set 157

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Welcome to Banking Awareness Quiz in AffairsCloud.com. Here we are creating quiz covering important questions which are common for all the bank exams and other competitive exams.

  1. _____refers to the inability of an investor to sell his/her holdings due to non-availability of buyers for the security.
    A. Market Risk
    B. Reinvestment Risk
    C. Liquidity Risk
    D. All of these
    E. None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    C. Liquidity Risk
    Explanation:
    Liquidity Risk refers to the inability of an investor to sell his/her holdings due to non-availability of buyers for the security.

  2. Which of the following is the money market instrument?
    A. Call Money
    B. Commercial Paper
    C. Treasury Bill
    D. Certificate of Deposit
    E. All of these
    Answer & Explanation
    E. All of these
    Explanation:
    Money market instruments include call money, repos, Treasury bills, Commercial Paper, Certificate of Deposit and Collateralized Borrowing and Lending Obligations (CBLO).

  3. __________ is a market for uncollateralized lending and borrowing of funds.
    A. Overnight market
    B. Notice money market
    C. Term money market
    D. Call money market
    E. None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    D. Call money market
    Explanation:
    Call Money market is a market for uncollateralized lending and borrowing of funds.

  4. The remaining period until maturity date of a security is known as ______
    A. Remaining Maturity
    B. Residual Maturity
    C. Redundant Maturity
    D. All of these
    E. None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    B. Residual Maturity
    Explanation:
    The remaining period until maturity date of a security is known as Residual Maturity.

  5. The market in which outstanding securities are traded is known as ______
    A. Overnight market
    B. Notice money market
    C. Term money market
    D. Call money market
    E. Secondary Market
    Answer & Explanation
    E. Secondary Market
    Explanation:
    The market in which outstanding securities are traded is known as Secondary Market.

  6. _______ refers to the standard value of the trades that happen in the market.
    A. Market lot
    B. Odd lot
    C. Non-Competitive Bid
    D. Par Value
    E. None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    A. Market lot
    Explanation:
    Market lot refers to the standard value of the trades that happen in the market.

  7. ______ is nothing but the face value of the security which is Rs. 100 for Government securities.
    A. Market lot
    B. Odd lot
    C. Non-Competitive Bid
    D. Par Value
    E. None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    D. Par Value
    Explanation:
    Par Value is nothing but the face value of the security which is Rs. 100 for Government securities.

  8. Transactions of any value other than the standard market lot size of Rs. 5 crore are referred to as ______
    A. Market lot
    B. Odd lot
    C. Non-Competitive Bid
    D. Par Value
    E. None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    B. Odd lot
    Explanation:
    Transactions of any value other than the standard market lot size of Rs. 5 crore are referred to as Odd lot.

  9. _____ means the bidder would be able to participate in the auctions of dated government securities without having to quote the yield or price in the bid.
    A. Market lot
    B. Odd lot
    C. Non-Competitive Bid
    D. Par Value
    E. None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    C. Non-Competitive Bid
    Explanation:
    Non-Competitive Bid means the bidder would be able to participate in the auctions of dated government securities without having to quote the yield or price in the bid. 

  10. The value of odd lot is less than the Rs. 5 crore with a minimum of ______
    A. Rs.10000
    B. Rs.20000
    C. Rs.25000
    D. Rs.15000
    E. None of these
    Answer & Explanation
    A. Rs.10000
    Explanation:
    The value of odd lot is less than the Rs. 5 crore with a minimum of Rs.10,000





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