Banking Essentials: Unveiling Commercial Banks’ Vital Role

Functions and Importance of Commercial Banks


  1. What is the definition of a Commercial Bank?
  2. How do commercial banks generate profits?
  3. What measures are in place to safeguard the funds deposited with Commercial Banks by customers?
  4. What are the two primary types of time deposits available in banking?
  5. Among Saving Account, Recurring Deposit, and Fixed Deposit, which is the most liquid?
  6. Who typically initiates the opening of a Current Account?
  7. Is it true that the Central Government holds all the shares of a regional rural bank?
  8. Can you explain the concept of a cooperative bank?
  9. What are specialized banks, and what do they focus on?
  10. What are some of the key functions of a commercial bank?
  11. What motivates individuals to entrust their funds to banks?
  12. For what reasons do banks provide overdraft facilities to their clients?
  13. How do commercial banks contribute significantly to the modern economy?
  14. Can you distinguish between Demand Deposits and Time Deposits?
  15. Which two categories of Demand Deposits exist?
  16. What is the minimum deposit requirement for a Recurring Deposit account?
  17. Who oversees and regulates the financial and banking sector within a country?
  18. What distinguishes public sector banks from private sector banks?
  19. What is the underlying purpose behind the establishment of small finance banks?
  20. Are payments banks authorized to both accept deposits and extend loans?
  21. Could you clarify the meaning of a “BAD bank” in the financial context?
  22. What is meant by escrow services offered by banks?
  23. What role do commercial banks play in loan syndication?

Who this course is for:

  • Students, business man and general public

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