SEBI Grade A Previous Year Questions Paper (Question Asked)

May 17, 2020

Q.1) Prospectus allotment of securities rules 2014 relates to-
Answer- Private Placement

Q.2) SEBI act 1992 sec4(1) how many members excluding chairman?
Answer- 8 members

Q.3) Foreign currency exchangeable bond – Which one is FALSE?
Answer- Exchangeable into equity shares (FALSE)

Q.4) Authority to investigate intermediary under which section of SEBI act 1992-
Answer- 11C

Q.5) Which of the following are incorrect with regard to Preference Shares-
The investor is creditor (false)

Q.6) Anchor investor minimum application of the value of-
Answer- 10 crores

Q.7) Recognised stock exchange refuses to list a security, appeal to be made to-
Answer- SAT

Q.8) Which of the following is not a common issuer of securities-
Answer- SEBI (banks, mutual funds, CG)

Q.9) What is an FCCB (Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds)-
Answer- Hybrid Instruments

Q.10) Identify the false statement of the SAT:
Answer- SAT cannot review its own decision (FALSE)

Q.11) Which act is not covered under Securities laws-
Answer- Indian Contract Act 1872

Q.12) Keeping Securities in D-mat Form is covered under-
Answer- SEBI Act 1992

Q.13) Segregation of ownership and Management is-
Answer- Demutualization

Q.14) w.r.t Bonds, identify the incorrect statement-
Answer- Bonds price falls, yield goes down. (FALSE)

Q.15) Finance Commission-
Answer- A 280

Q.16) Frequently traded shares have a turnover of-
Answer- 12Months; 10%

Q.17) ADR’s Listed in-
Answer- America(US)

Q.18) Commercial paper-
Answer- Debt Instrument (Money market)

Q.19) Mode of borrowing by CG-
Answer- T-bills

Q.20) Depository-
Answer- Provides facility for conversion of securities in electronic mode.

Q.21) Commercial Paper- Duration-
Answer- 1 year

Q.22) Listing Agreement between-
Answer- listed entity and Stock exchange

Q.23) Parliament Act for securities trading and running of Stock Exchange-
Answer- SEBI Act 1992

Q.24) Minimum Maturity of FCCB-
Answer- 3 years

Q.25) Meaning of Contract under SCRA Act-
Answer- Purchase and sale of securities

Q.26) Sweat equity Shares-
Answer- Equity shares to directors and employees at a discount for intellectual property rights.

Q.27) Retail Individual Investor has a maximum limit of-
Answer- 2 lakhs

Q.28) Unpublished Price Sensitive Information-
Answer- Recruitment of Officers (FALSE)

Q.29) Government Securities managed by-
Answer- RBI

Q.30) SEBI ICDR regulations will come into force when-
Answer- 16th day from 9th Nov (publication in official gazette)

Q.31) Service Sector contribution to GDP-
Answer- 53% (More than 50%)

Q.32) 15th Finance commission Chairman-
Answer- N.K Singh

Q.33) Securities derive meaning from Sec 2 of –
Answer- SCRA 1956

Q.34) The total return anticipated on a bond if the bond is held until it matures is called as
Answer- Yield to Maturity

Q.35) Not a revenue Receipt-
Answer- Money received through the Small saving scheme in a post office (LOAN)

Q.36) Which of the following is not a money market security
Answer- shares of government in public sector enterprises

Q.37) Call risk?
Answer- Risk faced by a holder that issuer would call the bond before maturity.

Q.38) Foreign Currency Exchangeable bond notified by-
Answer- RBI

Q.39) Commercial Deposits Issued by-
Answer- Commercial banks

Q.40) Committee on Insider Trading-
Answer- Sodhi Committee

General Awareness Questions Asked in SEBI Grade A Phase I Exam 2018

1. Dushanbe is the capital of which country- Tajikistan
2. 12th November observed as which day every year- World pneumonia day
3. The Jaipur Literature Festival took place in - Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
4. Indra Jatra Festival which is a popular holiday among both Hindus and Buddhists is celebrated in which country - Nepal
5. Nashik is situated on the bank of which river- Godavari River
6. Who is the present President of South Korea- Moon Jae-in
7. What is the theme of International Day of the Girl Child 2018 which has been observed on 11th October every year? - With her: A skilled Girl Force.
8. Who has won Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 2018 2018 - Paul Romer, William Nordhaus
9. Which cricketer has recently got Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2018- Virat Kohli
10. Mullaperiyar Dam, which is a masonry gravity dam on the Periyar River is located in which Indian state - Kerala
11. Global Skills Park (GSP) is situated in which Indian State- Madhya Pradesh
12. Recently, Twin city agreement has been signed between- New Delhi and Moscow
13. Kanha National Park which is a vast expanse of grassland and forest is located in which Indian state -
Madhya Pradesh
14. Which country has topped human capital index - Finland
15. DY Patil Sports Stadium is a football and a cricket stadium situated in which Indian state- Navi Mumbai
16. Bhitarkanika National Park is situated in which Indian state- Odisha
17. Pakyong Airport is a greenfield airport near - Gangtok
18. AIBA Women's World Boxing Championships 2018 held in which Indian state - New Delhi
19. The number of taxpayers increased has been increased by how many per cent in one year- 19.5 per cent.
20. “Ease of Living Index” rankings launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) has been topped by which Indian state- Andhra Pradesh
21. Three major national tourism awards for 2016-17 has won by which state - Gujarat
22. Venue of The 19th India Russia bilateral summit - New Delhi
23. Which Ministry had commissioned “Swachh Survekshan Grameen-2018” (SSG 2018)- The Ministry of
Drinking Water and Sanitation
24. One question related to Union Budget 2018-19.
25. One question related to Literacy Rate in India according to Census 2011.

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