Principles Of Insurance Set 1

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This set of Principles of Insurance Multiple Choice Questions & Answers (MCQs) focuses on Principles Of Insurance Set 1

Q1 | Largest Life Insurance Company in India is:
  • The New India Assurance Company Limited
  • Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC)
  • United India Insurance Company Limited
  • National Insurance Company Limited
Q2 | The term risk may be defined as:
  • The possibility of adverse results flowing from any occurrence.
  • The possibility of an outcome being different from the expected one.
  • Both a and b
  • None of the above
Q3 | Risk of premature death is a
  • Financial risk
  • Personal risk
  • Dynamic risk
  • Subjective risk
Q4 | Insurance is a risk management technique involving:
  • Risk retention
  • Risk avoidance
  • Loss control
  • Risk transfer
Q5 | Organisations are mainly concerned with managing
  • Pure risks
  • Speculative risks
  • Personal risks
  • None of the above
Q6 | The first step in risk management process is
  • Risk avoidance
  • Risk identification
  • Insurance
  • Risk evaluation
Q7 | Main emphasis of risk management is on ___________.
  • Risk retention
  • Reduction of cost of handling risk
  • Risk transfer
  • all
Q8 | Cost of loss control is
  • cost of reducing frequency and severity of loss
  • cost of paying workers compensation
  • cost of self-insurance
  • all
Q9 | Following are the risk management methods:
  • Insurance
  • Hedging
  • Derivatives
  • All of the above
Q10 | Which of the following types of risks best meets the requirements for being insurable byprivate insurers?
  • Market risks
  • Property risks
  • Financial risks
  • Political risks
Q11 | All of the following are financial risks which may be faced by business organizations EXCEPT
  • Interest rate risk.
  • Commodity price risk.
  • Product liability risk.
  • Currency exchange rate risk.
Q12 | Risk management follows a systematic process which involves……….steps.
  • Two
  • Three
  • Four
  • Five
Q13 | Risk management information system is not useful in one of the following
  • Reporting
  • Hedging
  • Claim adjustment process review
  • none
Q14 | Event of high frequency and low severity fall in the self-retention category
  • TRUE
  • none
  • all
Q15 | When as event is stated to be possible, it has a probability between
  • Zero and one
  • Zero or one
  • None of these
  • Both of the above
Q16 | If the most impossible event is assigned a value of zero, then most inevitable event is assigned a value
  • Of one
  • Between zero and one
  • Between zero to 10
  • Between 10 to 100
Q17 | Which of the statement are true? A. Risk retention and risk transfer are some of the techniques to manage risks. B. Implementation is one of the steps in risk management
  • Statement A.
  • Statement B.
  • Both the statements
  • Neither of the statements
Q18 | Which of the statements are true? A. Loss prevention and loss reduction mean different things. B. Risk maybe transferred by contract.
  • Statement A.
  • Statement B.
  • Both the statements
  • Neither of the statements
Q19 | Which of the statements is correct? A. The simplest way to deal with a risk is to avoid it. B. This technique is always possible and practical.
  • Statement A.
  • Statement B.
  • Both the statements
  • Neither of the statements
Q20 | Which of the statements is correct? A. One of the methods of risk retention is by way of voluntary excess or deductible available under the policy. B. Another method of retention of risk is to absorb small losses as normal operating expenses of business.
  • Statement A.
  • Statement B.
  • Both the statements
  • Neither of the statements
Q21 | When should a risk be avoided?
  • When the risk event has a low probability of occurrence and low impact
  • When the risk event is unacceptable -- generally one with a very high probability of Occurrence and high impact
  • When it can be transferred by purchasing insurance
  • A risk event can never be avoided
Q22 | Risk management can be defined as the art and science of _________ risk factors throughout the life cycle of a project.
  • Researching, reviewing, and acting on
  • Identifying, analyzing, and responding to
  • Reviewing, monitoring, and managing
  • Identifying, reviewing, and avoiding
Q23 | When a firm buys insurance to cover losses caused by riots, the firm is
  • Transferring risk.
  • Avoiding risk.
  • Assuming risk.
  • Reducing risk.
Q24 | Suppose a project has many hazards that could easily injure one or more persons and there is no method of avoiding the potential for damages. The project manager should consider __________ as a means of deflecting the risk.
  • Abandoning the project
  • Buying insurance for personal bodily injury
  • Establishing a contingency fund
  • Establishing a management reserve
Q25 | The cause of loss or a contigency that may cause a loss is known as--------------
  • Hazard
  • peril
  • Risk
  • Uncertainty