FEMA MCQ | Foreign Exchange Management Act JAIIB PPB

April 12, 2021
FEMA MCQ

Here is the next quiz in the quiz/MCQ series for Principles and Practices of Banking. This post covers the topics of FEMA MCQ. Answers are given at the end of the quiz.

Q1. Which act governs the foreign exchange management in India?  

  1. FEMA 1999
  2. FEMA 1995
  3. FEMA 1973
  4. FEMA 2003

Answer: (1)
The Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA), is an Act of the Parliament of India “to consolidate and amend the law relating to foreign exchange with the objective of facilitating external trade and payments and for promoting the orderly development and maintenance of foreign exchange market in India”.

Q2. FEMA 1999 has been divided into ___ chapters and ____ sections.
  1. 5, 29
  2. 6, 37
  3. 7, 49
  4. 8, 91

Answer: (3)
FEMA was enacted by Parliament of India and it came into force on 1st June, 2000. There are a total of 49 Sections divided into 7 chapters.

Q3. Name the authority that regulates the Foreign exchange in India?
  1. Enforcement Directorate
  2. RBI
  3. Finance Ministry
  4. SEBI

Answer: (2)
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is an apex institution that regulates and monitors the system of foreign remittances directly or through its subsidiary bodies in India. It is the sole regulator of foreign exchange in India and maintains the value of the rupee in the global economy.

Q4. Who investigates the contravention of provisions of FEMA 1999?
  1. Enforcement Directorate
  2. RBI
  3. Finance Ministry
  4. SEBI

Answer: (1)

Q5. Who have been authorised by RBI to deal in foreign exchange transactions?
  1. Authorised Agency
  2. Authorised People
  3. Authorised Company
  4. Authorised Dealer

Answer: (4)
An Authorised Dealer (AD) is any person specifically authorized by the Reserve Bank under Section 10(1) of FEMA, 1999, to deal in foreign exchange or foreign securities and normally includes banks.

Q6. FEMA was made applicable with effect from ____
  1. 1st April, 2000
  2. 1st June, 2000
  3. 1st April, 1999
  4. 1st June, 1999

Answer: (2)
FEMA was enacted by Parliament of India and it came into force on 1st June, 2000.

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