Here is the Current affairs quiz January 22nd 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 has been signed by JSW Sports to manage all commercial interests and marketing rights of the cricketer?
- Rishabh Pant
- Ajinkya Rahane
- Shubham Gill
- Rohit Sharma
Star India wicket-keeper batsman Rishabh Pant has entered into a multi-year contract with JSW Sports, which will look after the cricketer’s commercial and marketing rights
Q2. Which train has been renamed as Netaji Express in honour of freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose?
- Kerala Sampark karanti
- Howrah-Kalka Mail
- Paschim Express
One of the oldest trains of Indian Railways, the Howrah-Kalka Mail has been renamed as the ‘Netaji Express’. Indian Railways have renamed the train just a few days before the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on January 23
Q3. Name the state that topped the ‘India Innovation Index 2.0’ under ‘Major States’ category?
- Tamil Nadu
Second edition of the NITI Aayog’s India Innovation Index has been released. Karnataka is the most innovative state for the second year in a row. Maharashtra pipped Tamil Nadu to the second spot. Bihar was featured at the bottom of the list
Q4. The Reserve Bank has imposed a penalty of ________ on Standard Chartered Bank
- Rs 5 crore
- Rs 4 crore
- Rs 3 crore
- Rs 2 crore
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a monetary penalty of Rs 2 crore on Standard Chartered Bank for non-compliance with certain directions issued by the central bank. This pertains to directions contained in frauds classification and reporting rule by commercial bank
Q5. Name the state that has launched Avolokana software that will enable the government to access data on sanctions and expenditures incurred by government departments?
In Karnataka, Chief Minister B. S. Yediyurappa launched Avolokana software that will enable the government to access data on sanctions and expenditures incurred by 39 departments on 1,800 programmes implemented by them.
Q6. Name the state where state’s first child-friendly police station has been launched recently?
- Himachal Pradesh
Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat has inaugurated the first child friendly police station of Uttarakhand which is meant to provide a friendly environment to children associated with crimes.
Q7. The Cabinet has given its approval for the investment of over 5200 crore rupees for 850 MW Ratle Hydro Electric (HE) Project on _______ river
The Cabinet has given its approval for the investment of over 5200 crore rupees for 850 MW Ratle Hydro Electric (HE) Project located on river Chenab, in Kishtwar in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir
Q8. Who has released the 16th edition of Global Risks Report 2021?
- World Bank
- Asian Development Bank
- World Economic Forum
The 16th edition of the Global Risks Report, published by the World Economic Forum with support from Marsh McLennan, highlights the disruptive implications of major risks, including the COVID-19 pandemic, that may reshape our world in 2021 and over the next decade.
Q9. Which command has conducted large-scale Tri service Military ‘Exercise Kavach’ recently?
- Eastern Command
- Andaman and Nicobar Command
- Central Command
- Northern Command
A large-scale Tri service Military ‘Exercise Kavach’ will be conducted in January 2021 under the aegis of the Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC), the only Joint Forces Command of the country. The Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) is the first integrated theatre command in India with headquarters at Port Blair.
Q10. Name the bank that launched Aura Credit Card with health, wellness benefits?
- Axis Bank
- ICICI Bank
- HDFC Bank
The country’s third-largest private sector bank Axis Bank has launched the Aura credit card, which offers health and wellness benefits. Axis Bank has tied up with Poshvine to offer benefits. The card also offers benefits from IndusHealth Plus, a health check-up company, and Practo, an online medical consultation platform.
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