Here is the Current affairs quiz January 29th 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. Name the state which won National Award for Best Electoral Practices 2020?
The Office of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Meghalaya was selected for a Special Award for Information Technology (IT) applications in Elections by the Election Commission of India (ECI), in the National Best Electoral Practices Awards 2020.
Q2. Which Indian IT giant has been ranked ranked third most-valued IT services brand globally by Brand Finance?
India’s Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has been ranked third most-valued IT services brand globally, according to a report by Brand Finance. The brand value of HDFC Bank is recorded at USD 15 billion. Indian IT services companies have secured spots in the top-10 globally, namely, TCS (3), Infosys (4), HCL (7) and Wipro (9). Accenture has retained the title of world’s most valuable and strongest IT services brand with brand value of $26 billion. IBM is at the second place with brand value of $16.1 billion
Q3. Who has been appointed as the MD and CEO of Dhanlaxmi Bank?
- Chella K Srinivasan
- JK Shivan
- G Jagan Mohan
- G Subramonia Iyer
Dhanlaxmi Bank has appointed JK Shivan as managing director and CEO with the approval of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
Q4. Which bank has recently inaugurated it’s International Banking Unit (IBU) branch at GIFT City near Gandhinagar city in Gujarat?
- DBS Bank
Global financial services major HSBC has inaugurated it’s International Banking Unit (IBU) branch at GIFT City near Gandhinagar city in Gujarat
Q5. Name the country which has launched ‘Vaccine Maitri’ initiative?
In keeping with India’s stated commitment to use India’s vaccine production and delivery capacity to help all of humanity fight the Covid pandemic, supplies under grant assistance to Bhutan, Maldives, Bangladesh, Nepal, Myanmar and Seychelles have begun from 20 January 2021 as part of its Mission ‘Vaccine Maitri’.
Q6. Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman has inaugurated the _______ Bench of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal
- New Delhi
Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman has virtually inaugurated the Chennai Bench of the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT)
Q7. Which state’s tableau has won the 1st prize during Republic Day 2021?
- Uttar Pradesh
The much-talked about Ram Temple tableau of Uttar Pradesh that was on display during the Republic Day has bagged the first prize among all tableaux
Q8. Who among the following has been appointed as MDs of SBI?
- Swaminathan Janakiraman
- Aswini Kumar Tewari
- Both 1 & 2
- None of the Above
The appointments committee (ACC) of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Swaminathan Janakiraman and Ashwini Kumar Tewari as new Managing Directors (MDs) of State Bank of India (SBI) for a period of three years
Q9. Which company has launched its new app ‘Krishi Sakha’ to cater to the specific needs of the farmers in the country?
- Bharti AXA General Insurance
- SBI life insurance
- HDFC life
- Axis Bank
Bharti AXA General Insurance has launched its new app ‘Krishi Sakha’ to cater to the specific needs of the farmers in the country and guide them in adopting best farming practices and enhancing productivity.
Q10. Giuseppe Conte has resigned recently. He was prime minister of which country?
Giuseppe Conte resigned as Italian prime minister, hoping to be granted a fresh mandate by the head of state to form a new government after a coalition rupture last week left him without a majority in the Senate
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