Here is the Current affairs quiz January 16th 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. Indian Army Day is observed annually on __________?
Army Day is celebrated on 15 January every year in India, in recognition of Field Marshal Kodandera M. Cariappa’s taking over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Fransis Bucher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India
Q2. The 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will celebrate the work of ______
The 51st International Film Festival of India (IFFI) will celebrate the work of legendary filmmaker Satyajit Ray by showcasing five of his films,
Q3. Which country’s ambassador has been elected as its 2021 president?
The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHCR) has elected Fiji‘s ambassador as its 2021 president in an unprecedented secret ballot after a diplomatic standoff blocked the usual consensus decision
Q4. Who has been named digital director in Office of First Lady of USA?
Soon to be First Lady Jill Biden has named Indian-American Garima Verma, who was born in India, as her digital director
Q5. How many districts shall be covered under recently launched Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 3.0)?
The third phase of the government’s flagship skilling scheme Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY 3.0) launched in 600 districts across all states of the country. PMKVY 3.0 envisages training of eight lakh candidates over the scheme period of 2020-2021, with an outlay of Rs 948.90 crore
Q6. Name the bank that has tied up with Niyo, a new age fintech, to issue prepaid cards to workers of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises?
ICICI Bank has tied up with Niyo, a new age fintech, to issue prepaid cards to workers of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). MSMEs will now be able to get ‘ICICI Bank Niyo Bharat Payroll Card’ powered by Visa, for their blue-collar workers, who are mostly under-banked. With this, MSMEs can upload the salaries of their workers on the card, which the workers can then utilise as per their need in a seamless manner. The ‘ICICI Bank Niyo Bharat Payroll Card’ allows an individual to receive funds up to ₹1 lakh into the card account. It offers convenience and safety of digital banking to the blue-collar workforce while providing a state-of-the-art salary disbursement solution to the employers.
Q7. Name the bank that has teamed up with Aditya Birla Wellness Private Limited to launch?
Private sector lender YES Bank has teamed up with Aditya Birla Wellness Private Limited to launch ‘YES BANK Wellness’ and ‘YES BANK Wellness Plus’ credit cards, which aimed at the holistic health, self-care and wellness of consumers. With Wellness Card, YES Bank customers can avail complimentary health checkups or lifestyle benefits or consultations with doctors.
Q8. India has recently signed an memorandum of understanding (MoU) with ____ to enhance cooperation in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
India and Japan has recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance cooperation in the field of Information and Communications Technology (ICT), including 5G standardisation
Q9. Who has been appointed as new chairman of Telecom Equipment and Services Export Promotion Council (TEPC)?
The Telecom Equipment and Services Export Promotion Council (TEPC) has appointed Sandeep Aggarwal as the new Chairman
Q10. Where does two day ‘Prarambh’, Startup India International Summit held?
Shri Piyush Goyal inaugurates the ‘Prarambh: Startup India International Summit’ The two day ‘Prarambh’, Startup India International Summit begin in New Delhi, with members of BIMSTEC (Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation) countries participating in the inaugural event.
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