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Gauhati University Question Papers:Indian Financial System (Core) (Nov-Dec’ 2014)

Full Marks: 80
Time: 3 hours
(The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions)
1. Choose the most appropriate answer from the multiple choices given against each:  1x10=10

1)         “Money market covers both credit and cash transaction.” This statement is:
a)         True.
b)         False.
2)         Money market deals in the:
a)         Long term fund.
b)         Short term fund.
c)          Long term and short term fund.
d)         None of the above.
3)         Securities and Exchange Board of India was set up as a non-statutory body in the year:
a)         1935.
b)         1955.
c)          1988.
d)         1998.
4)         Which one of the following is not a nationalized commercial bank?
a)         Canara Bank.
b)         Vijaya Bank.
c)          Allahabad Bank.
d)         Federal Bank.
5)         “In hire-purchase system, the ownership of goods remain with the seller until the last installment is paid by the buyer”. The statement is:
a)         True.
b)         False.
6)         Generally the best suited Mutual Fund to the people who like to take risk is:
a)         Growth Fund.
b)         Income Fund.
c)          Balance Fund.
d)         Taxation Fund.
7)         “The market for extremely short period loans is called money market.” This statement is:
a)         True.
b)         False.
8)         The Securities Contracts (regulation) Act, 1956 came into force on:
a)         28th February, 1956.
b)         28th February, 1957.
c)          28th February, 1958.
d)         28th February, 1960.
9)         Which one of the following is a financial asset?
a)         Land.
b)         Gold.
c)          Silver.
d)         Share.
10)      Which one of the following is a Non-Banking Financial Institution?
a)         State Bank of India.
b)         Assam Gramin Vikash Bank.
c)          Industrial Finance Corporation of India.
d)         Yes Bank.
2. Answer the following questions in about 50 words each:                  2x5=10
a)         What do you mean by Financial System?
b)         Briefly explain any two participants of money market.
c)          Mention two features of Rural Bank.
d)         What is Merchant banking?
e)         State two objectives of Securities and Exchange Board of India.
3. Answer any four of the following questions in about 200 words each:            5x4=20
(a) Explain the basic functions of Financial System.
What are the functions of capital market? Explain.
(b) Distinguish between commercial bank and co-operative bank.
Distinguish between Banking and Non-Banking financial institutions.
(c) Explain the features of Hire-Purchase system.
(d) Explain the advantages of depository system.
(e) Write a note on Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956.
4. Explain the components of Financial System. Discuss the role of Financial System in the economic development of a country.                                                         5+5=10
Give an overview of the Indian Financial System in the post independence period.                      10
5. What is primary market? Describe the important developments that have recently taken place in the primary market of India.                                                       2+8=10
What is money market? Explain the functions of Money market. Distinguish between Money market and Capital market. 2+4+4=10
6. (a) State and discuss the present structure of commercial banks of India.
(b) Discuss the various types of Non-Banking financial institutions of India.    5+5=10
Discuss in detail the functions of merchant banks.                          10
7. State the relevant provisions of the Indian Companies Act relating to securities market.            10
Explain the traditional and promotional functions of Reserve Bank of India.         6+4=10


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