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Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 1

Assertion : SHG is a formal source of credit.
Reason : It helps the borrower to overcome the problem of lack of collateral.

Detailed Solution for Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 1

Correct answer is D. A is wrong but R is correct
Explanation: 
Self-Help Groups (SHGs) are informal associations of people who choose to come together to find ways to improve their living conditions. It can be defined as self governed , peer controlled information group of people with similar socio-economic background and having a desire to collectively perform common purpose.
Self-Help Groups are emerging as an important source of credit because:
1. They charge less interest on the loans than what the moneylenders charge. The members can take loans from the groups to meet their daily needs
2. All decisions regarding savings and loans are taken by the members of the group.
3. If the group is regular in its savings they can also take loan from the bank. Loan is sanctioned in the name of the group.
4. They help borrowers to overcome the problem of collateral and have freed them from the clutches of the moneylenders.

Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 2

Organised credit is also called

Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 3

In which of the following systems exchange of goods is done without use of money?

Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 4

Which one of the following is not a modem form of money?

Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 5

Assertion : The rupee is widely accepted as a medium of exchange in India.
Reason: It is authorised by the government of the country.

Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 6

Bank laying down norms for bank is

Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 7

Banks.provide a higher rate of interest on which of the following accounts?

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Fixed deposits for long period means that the bank would be able to use the money for more profit and thus would give a higher rate of interest.

Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 8

Which institution in India issues currency notes ?

Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 9

Assertion: The credit activities of the informal sector should be discouraged.
Reason: Getting a loan from a bank is much more difficult than taking a loan from the informal resources.

Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 10

In agricultural stage grains were used a

Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 11

Banks use the major portion of the deposits to:

Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 12

How do people hold money with banks ?

Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 13

Assertion: The RBI supervises the functioning of formal sources loans in India.
Reason: RBI is authorised to issue currency notes.

Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 14

An example of cooperative society can be of

Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 15

How much deposits is kept as cash by the banks ?

Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 16

Which of the following is True with reference to money
(i) It acts as medium of exchange.
(ii) It includes paper notes, coins and demand deposits

Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 17

Chit funds come under

Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 18

 In India, .......................... issues currency notes on behalf of the Central Government

Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 19

Percentage of formal sector in total credit in India in poor household is

Test: Money & Credit - 2 - Question 20

Which of the following is not a feature of SHG ?
(i) They are controlled by the RBI.
(ii) The group charges no rate of interest from its members.
(iii) After a year or two, if the group is regular in savings, it becomes eligible for availing loan from the bank.
(iv) Most of the important decisions regarding the savings and loan activities are taken by the group members.

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Features of SHG :

(iii) After a year or two, if the group is regular in savings, it becomes eligible for availing loan from the bank.

(iv) In a SHG (Self Help Group) important decisions in regard to loan and savings are taken by group members.

  • Self Help Groups issue loans at reasonable rate of interest.
  • SHG is a mutual help group who provide support among themselves.
  • They come together to solve their economic issues and earn income.
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