Questions asked in PHASE 2 RBI GRADE B 2017

Questions asked in PHASE 2 RBI GRADE B 2017

ESI 2 markers:

  1. India’s rank in Gender inequality index? 125.

  2. Which of the following are Parameters for Gender Inequality Index? knowledge, living conditions, health.

  3. Jawahar rozgar yojana has been modified into – Jawahar samriddi yojana.

  4. Name the scheme which would help a person in a rural area who has done a degree in accounting to secure an opportunity without leaving for the city- Rurban mission.

  5. Jawahar Rozgar Yojana and Indira awaz yojana restructured into which scheme? sampoorna grameen rozgar yojana.

  6. Niti Aayog Question- 3 year agenda related question.

  7. Niti ayog 3 year agenda is related to which sectors?

  8. Social Movement in Rajasthan for Right to Information. Background was given. movement’s organization was asked- Mazdoor Kisan Shakti Sangathan.

  9. The MKSS Movement was fought for which parameters? non payment of wages to workers.

  10. RTI was passed in which year? 2005.

  11. Monetary policy framework-total 3 questions-

    1. committee head

    2. Reappointment rules

    3. Inflation target- Band of inflation? 2-6%

  12. Which board was removed recently? FIPB.

  13. Regarding countries of concern- how is FDI regulated through such countries?

  14. As per new rules, in how many days FDI proposal should be passed- 60 days.

  15. Why did the government implement new FDI rules —to boost make in India.

  16. A passage explaining concerns of startup implementing maternity bill-1st question- index regarding the issue mentioned in the passage.
    past year questions for rbi grade b
  17. Which of the following schemes help in regarding the issues mentioned in passage- options Kishore yojana, standup startup India, matritva yojana. The answer was all of the above.

  18. Match the following was given: left side recent bills such as finance, employee compensation, maternity- to be matched with appropriate one regarding the issue mentioned in passage.

  19. Paris based think tank mentioned in the passage- its estimate for India for 2019 was asked.

  20. Passage based on Warangal- Question: identify the scheme- HRIDAY.

  21. City names were given. Choose the one which is not identified with HRIDAY—Aurangabad was the odd one out.

  22. A passage based on WTO- central Asia regional organization was started by which bank- ADB.

  23. Startup scheme passage- identify the scheme.

  24. Which sector will be gained through startup india scheme- MSME.

  25. IIP revision passage-3 questions total- why base year is revised? Adoption of international standards of practice?

  26. Identify true statement- regarding IIP revision

  27. Introduced index for capital goods creation- name the index

  28. Scheme related to adolescent girls was asked- identify the scheme based on passage

  29. App designed for adolescent girls- saathiya salah

  30. Passage Regarding maternity bill- it was mentioned that India was placed in same bracket as Iceland and some other country- a question was asked highlighting the issue mentioned in the passage and specific rank of India regarding that issue index was asked (India’s score in index was given too- 0.683)

  31. Passage on UNCTAD- report published by it

  32. Head of MPC? Urjit Patel

  33. Population affected by water crisis?

ESI 1 markers:

  1. Brundtland commission’s alternative name? world commission on environment and development

  2. Asean summit venue in April 2017? Manila (controversial- Manila is the venue for 2018 but the question asked for 2017. 2017 venue was not mentioned in the question)

  3. SECC census- what is the % of rural households in India out of total households

  4. Cry report- people without access to clean drinking water

  5. HDI released by which organization?  UNDP

  6. GDP-DEPRECIATION gives what? NDP

  7. Market value of final goods and services produced in a year is called? GNP in case of goods and services produced by citizens; GDP in case of goods and services produced within boundaries by everyone

  8. D in FSDC stands for? Development

  9. Which country has signed information exchange agreement with 40 countries?

  10. Which country decided to opt out of Paris climate framework? USA

  11. Committee to review FRBM? N K Singh

  12. FRBM helps in? Fiscal Prudence

  13. Arvind Panagriya committee to collect comprehensive unemployment data

  14. Total women workforce participation rate

  15. BOP meaning? Balance of Payment

  16. 2016-17 4th quarter growth? 6.1%

  17. Dairy development fund allocation- 8000 Crore

  18. India will overtake CHINA population in which year- 2024

  19. Which PSU was approved for restructuring in May?

  20. 2 cities Of India identified as dense- Mumbai, Kota

  21. Number of SDG goals and targets? 17 goals and 169 targets

  22. Ease of doing business ranking published by? World Bank

  23. CEZ full form? Central European Zone

  24. Total population of youth aged between 15-30 who are not under any employement education or training?

  25. What is the forecast by Economic Survey for growth of India in 2018-19?

  26. OECD projection for India for 2018-19?

  27. DIPP under which ministry- ministry of commerce and industry

  28. Who is the chief of NITI Aayog committee for Employment status?

  29. Information exchange agreement signed between India and which country? Switzerland

  30. Report given by UNCTAD? world investment report

  31. which of the following is false about NITI Aayog? 3 year action plan is for 2017-19

  32. Maternity leave extension related to which scheme? IGMSY

  33. CAREC established by?

  34. MGNREGA comes under which ministry? Ministry of Rural Development

Finance and Management: 1 and 2 markers

  1. A in BARS Stands for? Anchored

  2. Managerial leadership is also called as?

  3. Corporate governance committee under whom?

  4. Capital account convertibility risks and examples?

  5. Duality of command according to fayol causes?

  6. The study of eye movement is called as?

  7. An index to measure systematic risk?

  8. Bonds that does not pay any coupon is called as? Zero Coupon Bond

  9. Peer to Peer lending characteristics?

  10. Off exchange transactions are called as? Over the counter

  11. Which of the following is off exchange agreement? Forward Contract

  12. MBO is also known as? Mgt by results

  13. Rule 72? Number of years required to double your money at a given annual rate of return

  14. A bank has CRAR of 11.5% for capital of 230,000 crores. calculate the minimum capital required as per BASEL 2 and RBI requirement for BASEL 2

  15. A person invests in a share of 400 rupees and after one month sold for 440 rupees. If he invests in future of the same share with 20% margin money and sells the same after one month, what will be the %age gain for both?

  16. Stock brought for Rs 45, dividend received Rs 5 and sold for Rs 85. what is the rate of return?

  17. Difference between small and payment bank?

  18. Path goal theory given by? Robert house

  19. Difference between primary and secondary market?

  20. Definition of an annuity?

  21. Chief of committee on corporate governance? Uday Kotak

  22. Goal setting theory given by? Edwin Locke

  23. What kind of leadership helps in bringing change in organization? Transformational leadership

  24. what differentiates a company from another- core competencies

  25. companies goals, skills, vision, mission is identified in- options were functional, organisations, technical competencies

  26. statement regarding equity theory and asked to identify the theory

  27. statement based on goal setting theory and asked to identify the theory

  28. leadership theory in which manager shares decision making with his colleagues?

  29. what does a leader do in transformational leadership?

  30. A leader who is visible all the time and motivates his team- which kind of leadership

  31. A leader who has power to correct the mistakes and even provide rewards when they perform well?

  32. According to fayol double command is a source of_________- conflict

  33. How does one transfer price risk?

  34. Which among these is generally not done “over the counter exchange”?

  35. Which would drive all the team together towards a common goal? Motivation

  36. Financial inclusion doesn’t include which among the following- savings account, subsidies benefits etc- answer is subsidies

  37. Options were given choose which properly defines annuity?

  38. A numerical based on CRR- if present bank has X money and has 20% CRR limit –if the limit is increased identify the amount of money in the market

  39. WACC numerical

  40. Numerical based on identifying the interest if you receive 90 in total in an year based on 45 principle amount

  41. Rule 72 numerical-250 is converted into 1000 in 16 years-identify the rate of return

  42. Another numerical where 400 converted to 800 –identify the years

  43. Systemic risk co-efficiency is identified through which among the following- beta

  44. Reduction in import quota is considered as which reform?

  45. CRAR was given- we need to identify the capital equivalent based on BASEL AND RBI limit?

  46. One numerical based on a construction company cash flow- initial investment 4000 Crore—cash flow statement was given for 5 years-you need to identify if project is financially sustainable or not –if it is then why?

  47. What is assumption in internal rate of return— it is reinvested

  48. Managerial leadership is also known as—transactional, strategic and two other options

  49. After identifying the critical incidents in BARS ,whats the next process?

  50. What is known as ability in a person which can be developed or not developed—skill, aptitude, expertise were the options

  51. How does government reduce its debt – options were selling government bonds, printing currency and 3 other options

  52. Kind of leadership where a leader allows subordinate to take decisions in defined limits?

  53. Leadership where leader shares decision making with his colleagues?

  54. Bargaining technique where employees bargain for bonus in relation to productivity?

  55. What does paralanguage mean?

  56. Communication through eye movements- oculesics

  57. A passage was given regarding assessment center- question was asked if assessment center was a center or a process or a result

  58. What makes an employee feel connected to his company even during downturn- emotional connect

  59. A process of steps where job is defined and necessary qualifications are prescribed- job analysis

  60. Question on job analysis where a job needs to be identified

  61. A discount rate problem where discount rate is given and an amount is given. need to identify the years

  62. A process in which a cooperative is concerted into a stock company- demutualization

  63. Decision making process is a cognitive psychoanalytical – psychoanalytic process

  64. Group dynamics definition was given—we need to identify it based on the statement

  65. A process where employee identifies himself and is determined and motivated to work- self determination theory.

  66. A question based on non-verbal language. will it create positive first impression or negative first impression? we need to identify false statement among 5 options.

  67. UPI question- identify the wrong statements.

  68. Which among this is not a solvency ratio? options were debt to equity ratio, liquid ratio, quick acid test ratio, both liquid and quick acid, interest rate returns.


  1. What are your suggestions for solving NPA Problem in India?

  2. Is India prepared to be digitized? Discuss in the backdrop of Wannacry cyber attack.

  3. When other countries are going away from nuclear energy, India and China are moving towards it. Should India look for nuclear energy as on option for generating electricity?

  4. Should there be a uniform admission policy for higher secondary (XIth) schools all over India? Parents and students will not be allowed to choose the schools according to their preferences.

  5. How efficient has been the merger of SBI and its 5 associates?