Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Gauhati University Question Papers: Indian Financial System (Nov-Dec'2018)

Paper: 1.4
Full Marks – 80
Pass Marks - 24
Time – Three Hours
The figures in the margin indicate full marks for the questions
Answer either in English or in Assamese.
1. Answer the following as per direction:                                         1x10=10
1)         Money market in India is regulated by _______. (Fill in the blank)
2)         Private money lenders accept deposits from public. (Write true or false)
3)         Initial public offering is an activity in secondary capital market. (Write true or false)
4)         The best suited mutual fund to the people who are not averse to risk is:
a)         Income Fund.
b)         Balance Fund.
c)          Growth Fund.
d)         Taxation Fund.(Choose the correct option)
5)         In Hire Purchase, the ownership remains with the _______ until the last instalment is paid. (Fill in the blank)
6)         Nidhi activities are not subject to the regulation by RBI. (Write true or false)
7)         Write a name of Regional Rural Bank in Assam.
8)         National Stock Exchange (NSE) was established in the year:

a)         1995.
b)         1992.
c)          1997.
d)         1990.
9)         A depository does not require any approval to appoint depository participants (DPs). (Write true or false)
10)      Which one of the following is India’s first credit information company?
a)         CRISIL.
b)         CIBIL.
c)          SMERA.
d)         CERSAI
2. Answer the following questions:                                        2x5=10
a)         What is meant by Cooperative Banking?
b)         What is Repo and Reserve Repo rate?
c)          State the meaning of Dematerialization of shares?
d)         What is meant by Treasury Bill?
e)         Briefly write a note on Book Building process in case of Initial Public Offering (IPO).
3. Answer any four of the following in about 150 words each:                         5x4=20
a)         What is depository system? What are its functions?
b)         Briefly write the features of financial instruments.
c)          Explain the structure of commercial banking in India.
d)         Write the differences between banking and non-banking financial institutions.
e)         Give the meaning of capital market and its scope.
f)          Distinguish between fund based and fee based financial services.
4. Answer any four of the following:                                                  10x4=40
a)         State the composition of Indian financial system and give an overview of this system.    5+5=10
b)         Discuss the constituents of money market and its participants. State their contribution in the economic development of the country.                                   5+5=10
c)          Discuss the role played by SEBI with regard to protection of investors’ interest.      10
d)         What is meant by Hire Purchase? What are the differences between Leasing and Hire Purchase?    4+6=10
e)         What is meant by Mutual Fund? Discuss the types of mutual funds prevalent in India.   2+8=10
f)          Discuss the scope and functions of Regional Rural Banks in India.             5+5=10

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