Here is the Current affairs quiz January 14th 2021 for RBI/NABARD/SEBI in the quiz series. This quiz series is also useful for IBPS/SBI PO, Railway recruitment, LIC AAO and clerical exams. The questions covers current affairs, static financial knowledge and other important topics which can be asked in competitive exams. Answers are given at the end of the quiz.
Q1. Who will be the chief guest at India’s Republic Day parade on January 26, 2021?
President of the Republic of Suriname, Chandrikapersad Santokhi, will be the chief guest at India’s Republic Day parade on January 26, 2021
Q2. Where did the first ever Ice climbing festival was celebrated recently?
In Leh, the first ever Ice climbing festival was celebrated in Nubra valley. The Seven Day event was organized by Nubra Adventure Club. Ice climbing is a popular winter sport abroad
Q3. Name the head of panel of experts set up to examine the availability of health insurance products in the country?
Regulator Irdai has set up a panel of experts to examine the availability of health insurance products in the country considering the need of the Indian society and recommend suitable products and processes. IRDAI Chairperson Subhash Chandra Khuntia will head the committee and Member (Non-Life) will be the vice-chairperson. Members of the committee include Nachiket Mor (Visiting Scientist, Banyan Academy of Leadership in Mental Health), A K Chand (Professor and Neurosurgeon, Bangalore), B K Mohanti (Former Professor and Oncologist, AIIMS), K Hari Prasad (Anaesthetist, Hyderabad), and Pankaj Sharma (IRDAI).
Q4. Name the head of six-member working group formed by RBI to regulate digital lending frauds?
Reserve Bank of India has set up a working group to study digital lending activities of the regulated and unregulated players. The group will suggest steps to regulate digital lending including online lending platform and mobile lending. The six-member panel comprised of four RBI internal and two external members is expected to submit its report within three months. Jayant Kumar Dash, Executive Director, RBI will be chairman of the group. Other three internal members are Ajay Kumar Choudhary, Chief General Manager-in-Charge, Department of Supervision, P Vasudevan, Chief General Manager, Department of Payment and Settlement Systems, RBI and Manoranjan Mishra, Chief General Manager, Department of Regulation. Mishra will be act as Member Secretary of the group.
Q5. Name the city where India’s first ‘Fire Park has been inaugurated recently?
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has inaugurated the ‘Fire Park’ in Bhubaneswar, a first of its kind initiative in the country, to bring awareness on fire safety measures. He also launched a dynamic online portal, ‘AgnishamaSeva’ of Odisha Fire Service on virtual platform
Q6. Sadyr Japarov has won the Presidential election of Kyrgyzstan. Name the capital of Kyrgyzstan?
The frontrunner in Kyrgyzstan’s presidential election, Sadyr Japarov, has won by a landslide
Q7. Name the company that has collaborated with NITI Aayog to launch the revamped Women Entrepreneurship Platform?
In an effort to enhance the community experience for women entrepreneurs in India, NITI Aayog and Flipkart, have come together to launch the revamped Women Entrepreneurship Platform
Q8. Nomura has projected the India’s GDP will contract by ____ in FY21
Nomura also revised up wits FY21 GDP forecast to a contraction of 6.7 per cent, as against the official estimate of a 7.7 per cent contraction in the pandemic-impacted fiscal year.
Q9. UBS Investment Bank has projected the Indian economy to contract _____ in the current fiscal FY21
Swiss brokerage major UBS Investment Bank has projected the Indian economy to contract 7.5 per cent in the current fiscal FY21, ending March 2021.
Q10. The BofA Securities expects the GDP growth of India for the current financial year 2020-21 to contract by ____
The BofA Securities expects the GDP growth of India for the current financial year 2020-21 to contract by 6.7 per cent. Apart from this, BofA Securities has projected the Indian economy to grow at 9 per cent in 2021-22
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