Quizzing on Banking and Finance

ISBN Number : 978-93-5097-917-4

Student Price : Rs.260

Student Dollar Price : 10$

Library Price : Rs.750

Library Dollar Price : 30$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2017

No. Of Pages : 176

Book Weight :364

About The Book

The book is a result of an elaborate and painstaking research of financial history and contemporary developments in the world of banking and finance. Through the medium of a quiz book, questions have been designed to arouse curiosity in the minds of the reader to check their awareness levels and simultaneously kindle their interest to know more. Inquisitiveness stimulates the mind and pushes the individual to learn more.

Apart from its intrinsic worth as a knowledge stimulus, the coverage of the book is across the financial history of the world with an obvious bias towards India. The questions relate to interesting facts/particulars about a gamut of issues from the field of banking, insurance, capital markets including mutual funds and non banking financial institutions. Quizzes have also been framed concerning personalities, financial products, services, landmark events, scams and scandals etc., with the intention to engage the reader in an absorbing exposure to the world of finance. The quizzing is primarily in the direct interrogation form with multiple choice format also being a part of the presentation.

Quizzing is an extremely engaging activity among all age groups and across sections of society who value information and knowledge. It gives immense pride and satisfaction to those who crack quiz competitions as it reflects their superior educational and intelligence quotient.

Quiz competitions are extremely popular in schools and colleges at most places. Even corporates organize quiz contests within the industry and outside as it stimulates mental activity and hones the skill levels. The interest is multiplying as success is being suitably rewarded.

This quiz book on the fascinating endeavors of humans in the banking and financial sector is an attempt to reach this vast and enterprising constituency of quizzers.


Contents :

1. Financial History − India
2. Financial History − International
3. Money, Finance and Banking-I
4. Money, Finance and Banking-II
5. Capital Markets
6. Institutions: Character and Features
7. Currencies, Coins and History
8. Finance, Accounts and Practices
9. Personalities and Happenings
10. Contemporary and Sundry Issues

About The Author

Gautam Majumdar started his banking career with UCO Bank as a probationary officer selected through a national recruitment process. The rich and varied exposure in all aspects of banking that he gained from this organization prompted him to join Kinetic Capital Finance Ltd. As the president of the company, he enriched his special interest in credit with a thorough knowledge of leasing and hire purchase finance. His area of expertise is the credit portfolio with focus on large advances, recovery procedures and rehabilitation of weak units. As director of FSRG Consultants, he carried forward this interest in research in banking services leading to designing of banking products, consultancy re­ports and identification of investment opportunities.

The author is a postgraduate in science from Delhi University, sup­ported by diploma in management with additional qualification in international marketing management. He had the privilege of receiving his education from prestigious educational institutions of Delhi all along. Has been a guest faculty with National Institute of Banking Studies and Corporate Management (NIBSCOM) and contributes regularly to career journals. His interest in academics has enabled him to publish books on banking and finance for the competitive examinations leading to recruitments in banks. He has special distinction in publishing a quarterly journal on bank marketing and originating a web portal on financial literacy. He has also been with the Ph.D. Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI) as their banking and financial services committee member.

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