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Q.1. How much loan has been approved by the ADB to help the government of India to improve the quality of the country’s school education?

भारत सरकार को देश की स्कूली शिक्षा की गुणवत्ता में सुधार करने में मदद करने के लिए एडीबी द्वारा कितना ऋण स्वीकृत किया गया है?

(a) $ 100 million / $ 100 मिलियन

(b) $ 150 million / $ 150 मिलियन

(c) $ 250 million / $ 250 मिलियन

(d) $ 300 million / $ 300 मिलियन

(e) $ 500 million / $ 500 मिलियन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. ADB approved USD 500 million loan to GoI for enhancing quality of school education

ADB has approved USD 500 million (about Rs 3,752 crore) loan to help the government of India improve the quality of the country’s school education and mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on students’ learning.

The loan supports the Integrated Scheme for School Education (Samagra Shiksha) and the new Exemplar School Initiative of the Ministry of Education to improve education quality by focusing on inclusive and equitable learning outcomes.

Q.2. Which company has been ranked ‘number one Cooperative’ among the top 300 cooperatives in the world in the 2021 edition of the 10th Annual World Cooperative Monitor (WCM) report?

10वीं वार्षिक विश्व सहकारी मॉनिटर (WCM) रिपोर्ट के 2021 संस्करण में किस कंपनी को दुनिया की शीर्ष 300 सहकारी समितियों में नंबर एक सहकारीस्थान दिया गया है?

(a) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) / तेल और प्राकृतिक गैस निगम

(b) National Fertilizers Limited (NFL) / नेशनल फर्टिलाइजर्स लिमिटेड

(c) Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals (GSFC) / गुजरात राज्य उर्वरक और रसायन

(d) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) / राष्ट्रीय कृषि और ग्रामीण विकास बैंक

(e) Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) / भारतीय किसान उर्वरक सहकारी लिमिटेड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(e)

Exp. World Cooperative Monitor report 2021: IFFCO ramked 1st among Top 300 cooperatives in the world

The Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) has been ranked ‘number one Cooperative’ among the top 300 cooperatives in the world in the 2021 edition of the 10th Annual World Cooperative Monitor (WCM) report, withholding its position from 2020 edition.

The 2021 WCM report is published by the International Cooperative Alliance (ICA) and European Research Institute on Cooperative and Social Enterprises (Euricse).

Q.3. Who is the member of the advisory committee appointed by RBI to assist Reliance Capital Limited’s administrator Nageswar Rao Y?

रिलायंस कैपिटल लिमिटेड के प्रशासक नागेश्वर राव वाई की सहायता के लिए आरबीआई द्वारा नियुक्त सलाहकार समिति का सदस्य कौन है?

(a) Sanjeev Nautiyal / संजीव नौटियाल

(b) Praveen P Kadle / प्रवीण पी कडले

(c) Srinivasan Varadarajan / श्रीनिवासन वरदराजन

(d) All of the above / उपरोक्त सभी

(e) Both a & b / ए और बी दोनों

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(d)

Exp. RBI appointed 3-member advisory committee to assist RCL’s administrator Nageswar Rao

RBI has appointed three-member advisory committee for assisting the administrator of Reliance Capital Limited (RCL), appointed to the company in discharging his duties.

RBI superseded the Board of Directors of Reliance Capital Ltd (RCL), by appointing Nageswar Rao Y as the administrator of the company.

Members: Sanjeev Nautiyal, Srinivasan Varadarajan, Praveen P Kadle

Q.4. Which organization has launched the 2nd phase of “Savdhaan Rahein, Safe Rahein”, a public awareness campaign on Life Insurance fraud?

किस संगठन ने जीवन बीमा धोखाधड़ी पर जन जागरूकता अभियान सावधान रहें, सेफ़ रहेंका दूसरा चरण शुरू किया है?

(a) Bajaj Finserv / बजाज फिनसर्व

(b) LIC India / एलआईसी इंडिया

(c) Reserve Bank of India / भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक

(d) National Payments Corporation of India / भारतीय राष्ट्रीय भुगतान निगम

(e) Securities and Exchange Board of India / भारतीय प्रतिभूति और विनिमय बोर्ड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(a)

Exp. Bajaj Finserv launched 2nd Phase of “Savdhaan Rahein. Safe Rahein” campaign

Bajaj Finserv, one of the largest financial conglomerates in India, has launched the 2nd phase of “Savdhaan Rahein. Safe Rahein”, a public awareness campaign on Life Insurance fraud.

The campaign has a jingle ‘Na Ji Na Ji’ with a character named ‘Gupta Ji’ who spreads awareness messages.

Q.5. Which bank has partnered with Europe-based payment and transactional service firm, Worldline to enable Equated Monthly Installment (EMI) payments?

समान मासिक किस्त (EMI) भुगतान को सक्षम करने के लिए किस बैंक ने यूरोप स्थित भुगतान और लेनदेन सेवा फर्म, वर्ल्डलाइन के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(b) Kotak Mahindra Bank / कोटक महिंद्रा बैंक

(c) Yes Bank / यस बैंक

(d) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(e) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Kotak Mahindra Bank partnered with Worldline for Easy EMI Services

Kotak Mahindra Bank announced a partnership with Europe-based payment and transactional service firm, Worldline to enable Equated Monthly Installment (EMI) payments via Kotak debit cards in India.

The minimum purchase to be done to avail the EMI services with Kotak Debit Card is Rs. 5,000. The customers have the flexibility to repay their loans over a period of 3 to 12 months.

Q.6. OECD has projected India’s economic growth forecast at _________ for FY22.

ओईसीडी ने वित्त वर्ष 2022 के लिए भारत के आर्थिक विकास का अनुमान _________ होने का अनुमान लगाया है।

(a) 8.7%

(b) 8.9%

(c) 9.4%

(d) 9.9%

(e) 10.7%

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. OECD projected India growth forecast to 9.4% for FY22

Paris-based Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) decreased India’s growth forecast to 9.4% for FY22 from 9.7% estimated in September 2021.

It has projected the Indian economy to grow at 8.1% in FY23, and moderate to 5.5% in FY24. OECD lowered global growth forecast for 2021 to 5.6% from 5.7% earlier.

Q.7. Which bank has recently listed its USD 650-million green bonds simultaneously on the India International Exchange (India INX) and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE)?

किस बैंक ने हाल ही में इंडिया इंटरनेशनल एक्सचेंज (इंडिया INX) और लक्जमबर्ग स्टॉक एक्सचेंज (LuxSE) पर एक साथ अपने 650 मिलियन अमरीकी डालर के ग्रीन बांड को सूचीबद्ध किया है?

(a) Dhanlaxmi Bank / धनलक्ष्मी बैंक

(b) Bandhan Bank / बंधन बैंक

(c) IndusInd Bank / इंडसइंड बैंक

(d) State Bank of India / भारतीय स्टेट बैंक

(e) Federal Bank / फेडरल बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(d)

Exp. SBI listed USD 650-million Green Bonds on India INX and LuxSE

State Bank of India (SBI) listed its USD 650-million green bonds simultaneously on the India International Exchange (India INX) and the Luxembourg Stock Exchange (LuxSE).

This dual listing is in line with 2021’s topic of the World Investor Week (WIW), ‘sustainable finance’, as indicated by the regulatory body International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA).

Q.8. Who among the following has been signed as Brand Ambassador for 50th year Celebrations of Arunachal Pradesh?

निम्नलिखित में से किसे अरुणाचल प्रदेश के 50वें वर्ष समारोह के लिए ब्रांड एंबेसडर के रूप में हस्ताक्षरित किया गया है?

(a) Rahul Mittra / राहुल मित्रा

(b) Sanjay Dutt / संजय दत्त

(c) Lovlina Borgohain / लवलीना बोर्गोहिन

(d) Rahul Dravid / राहुल द्रविड़

(e) Both a & b / ए और बी दोनों

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. Sanjay Dutt signed as Brand Ambassador for 50th year Celebrations of Arunachal Pradesh

The Arunachal Pradesh Government has signed Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt as brand ambassador and award-winning filmmaker and branding expert Rahul Mittra as brand advisor of the occasion of their golden jubilee celebrations, marking the 50th year of the naming of the state.

Sanjay Dutt launched a media campaign for the month-long celebrations, from 20th January to 20th February, 2022 at the Mechuka valley of AP’s Shi-Yomi district.

Q.9. Who has been appointed as the UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Cultural and Creative Industries?

सांस्कृतिक और रचनात्मक उद्योगों के लिए यूनेस्को सद्भावना राजदूत के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Daniel Brühl / डेनियल ब्रुहल

(b) Herbie Hancock / हर्बी हैनकॉक

(c) Naomi Kawase / नाओमी कवासे

(d) David Beckham / डेविड बेकहम

(e) M Nethra / एम नेत्रा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. Naomi Kawase named as UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Cultural and Creative Industries

United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Director-General Audrey Azoulay appointed Japanese film director Naomi Kawase as the UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador for Cultural and Creative Industries.

She has been recognised for her commitment to culture and creativity at the service of the development of more just societies, especially for girls and women, and of her support for the objectives of UNESCO.

Q.10. Who has been appointed as the new First Deputy Managing Director (FDMD) of International Monetary Fund (IMF)?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय मुद्रा कोष (IMF) के नए प्रथम उप प्रबंध निदेशक (FDMD) के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Anshula Kant / अंशुला कान्त

(b) KV Kamath / के वी कामथ

(c) Geoffrey Okamoto / जेफ्री ओकामोटो

(d) Gita Gopinath / गीता गोपीनाथ

(e) Kristalina Georgieva / क्रिस्टालिना जॉर्जीवा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(d)

Exp. Gita Gopinath will be appointed as new First Deputy Managing Director of IMF

International Monetary Fund (IMF) Chief Economist, Gita Gopinath is set to take over as the institution’s No. 2 official.

First Deputy Managing Director (FDMD) Geoffrey Okamoto will leave the Fund early next year and Gita Gopinath will be IMF’s new First Deputy Managing Director.

It is going to be a historic movement when International Monetary Fund has the female at its first two leading positions.

Q.11. Which state’s Police has been honoured with the ‘President’s Colour’ award?

किस राज्य की पुलिस को प्रेसिडेंट्स कलरपुरस्कार से सम्मानित किया गया है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(c) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(d) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(e) Madhya Pradesh / मध्य प्रदेश

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. Himachal Pradesh Police honoured with ‘President’s Colour’ award

HP Governor Rajendra Vishwanath Arlekar honoured the Himachal Pradesh police with the ‘President’s Colour’ award, which was received by the Director-General of Police Sanjay Kundu on the behalf of state police.

Himachal Pradesh Police has conducted the ‘President’s Colour Award’ ceremony at Shimla’s historic Ridge Ground.  Himachal Pradesh Police is India’s eighth state police force to receive this honour.

‘President Colour’ is a special achievement, demonstrating that the state police ranks highly in the service of humanity, as well as performance, professionalism, integrity, human rights protection, and other factors.

Q.12. Who has won “Woman of the Year Award” at World Athletics Awards 2021?

विश्व एथलेटिक्स पुरस्कार 2021 में वुमन ऑफ द ईयर अवार्ड किसने जीता है?

(a) Manasi Joshi / मानसी जोशी

(b) Koneru Humpy / कोनेरू हम्पी

(c) PV Sindhu / पीवी सिंधु

(d) Anju Bobby George / अंजू बॉबी जॉर्ज

(e) Manu Bhaker / मनु भाकर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. Anju Bobby George won Woman of Year Award at World Athletics Awards 2021

Legendary Indian long jumper Anju Bobby George has won the Woman of the Year Award by World Athletics at the World Athletics Awards 2021 for grooming talent in the country and advocating gender equality.

The 44-year-old Anju, the only Indian to have won a medal in the World Championships with a long jump bronze in the 2003 edition, was named for the award in the world body’s annual awards night held virtually.

Q.13. Which airport has been adjudged as the ‘Best Airport in India and Central Asia’ in 2021 by Skytrax?

स्काईट्रैक्स द्वारा 2021 में किस हवाई अड्डे को भारत और मध्य एशिया का सर्वश्रेष्ठ हवाई अड्डाघोषित किया गया है?

(a) Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi / इंदिरा गांधी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, नई दिल्ली

(b) Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai / छत्रपति शिवाजी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, मुंबई

(c) Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad / राजीव गांधी अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, हैदराबाद

(d) Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru / केम्पेगौड़ा अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, बेंगलुरु

(e) Chennai International Airport, Chennai / चेन्नई अंतर्राष्ट्रीय हवाई अड्डा, चेन्नई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(a)

Exp. IGI Airport, Delhi adjudged ‘Best Airport in India and Central Asia’ in 2021 by Skytrax

Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi has been adjudged as the ‘Best Airport in India and Central Asia’ this year by Skytrax.

Delhi airport along with the others in Hyderabad, Mumbai, and Bengaluru feature in the World To 100 airports list published by Skytrax.

Rs 36,000 crores worth investments are being planned to develop new greenfield airports across the country under Public-Private Partnership mode.

Q.14. With which country, US has conducted the 27th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) maritime exercise?

किस देश के साथ, अमेरिका ने 27 वां वार्षिक सहयोग अफ्लोट रेडीनेस एंड ट्रेनिंग (CARAT) समुद्री अभ्यास आयोजित किया है?

(a) Pakistan / पाकिस्तान

(b) Bangladesh / बांग्लादेश

(c) China / चीन

(d) Sri Lanka / श्री लंका

(e) Afghanistan / अफ़ग़ानिस्तान

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(b)

Exp. Bangladesh, US conducted bilateral exercise CARAT

US military personnel and Bangladesh Navy began the 27th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) maritime exercise virtually and also in the Bay of Bengal.

The nine-day exercise focuses on a wide range of naval capabilities and includes cooperative actions that demonstrate the US and Bangladesh’s capacity to work together to ensure a free and open Indo-Pacific.

Since 2011, the Bangladesh Navy has been participating in the CARAT exercise, which is celebrating its 27th anniversary this year.

Q.15. International Day of Persons with Disabilities is celebrated every year on ____________________________.

विकलांग व्यक्तियों का अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस हर साल _____________________ को मनाया जाता है।

(a) 1 December / 1 दिसम्बर

(b) 2 December / 2 दिसम्बर

(c) 3 December / 3 दिसम्बर

(d) 4 December / 4 दिसम्बर

(e) 5 December / 5 दिसम्बर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(c)

Exp. 3 December: International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities is a global observance celebrated every year on December 3 with a motive to promote the rights and well-being of persons with disabilities in all spheres of society.

Theme 2021: “Leadership and participation of persons with disabilities toward an inclusive, accessible and sustainable post-COVID-19 world.”

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