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36. 

Which Bank Partners with AddaCorner to Launch 'Online Home Carnival'?

A. SBI
B. PNB
C. HDFC
D. Yes Bank

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

State Bank of India (SBI) has partnered with India's First Real-Time Group Negotiation E-Platform, AddaCorner to launch 'Online Home Carnival', which will help in boosting the Real Estate market in Bangalore. Along with the launch of 'Online Home Carnival', AddaCorner was also launched.

37. 

Who Appointed as Managing Director of SBI?

A. PK Gupta
B. Ashwani Bhatia
C. Om Birla
D. Ramesh Nandan

Answer: Option B

Explanation:

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi appointed Ashwani Bhatia, Deputy Managing Director (DMD), State Bank of India (SBI) as the Managing Director (MD) of SBI, effective from his date of assumption upto the date of his superannuation(May 31, 2022) or until further orders, whichever is earlier.

38. 

Name the bank which has launched a "Green Deposit Programme" exclusively for corporate clients to finance green initiatives and environment friendly projects?

A. Yes Bank
B. Axis Bank
C. HSBC India
D. ICICI Bank

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

HSBC India on Thursday launched its 'Green Deposit Programme' for corporate clients. Under this new initiative bank will finance green initiatives such as renewable energy, clean transportation, pollution prevention and control, green building, sustainable water, waste water management and others, providing a simple way for companies to support environmentally-beneficial projects.

39. 

Which is the 1st foreign bank to launch a 'Green Deposit Programme 'in India?

A. Standard Chartered Bank
B. Swiss Bank
C. HSBC India
D. DBS Bank

Answer: Option C

Explanation:

HSBC India becomes 1st Foreign Bank in India to launch a 'Green Deposit Programme' exclusively for corporate clients to finance green initiatives and eco-friendly projects like renewable energy, clean transportation, and pollution prevention among others, that promote transition to a low-carbon, climate resilient and sustainable economy. This will enable companies to support environmentally-beneficial projects.

40. 

Which bank has launched 'LAKSHMI digiGO', a contactless digital initiative that will enable customers to open a savings account instantly?

A. Lakshmi Vilas Bank
B. SBI
C. Dena Bank
D. Union Bank

Answer: Option A

Explanation:

Lakshmi Vilas Bank(LVB) has launched 'LAKSHMI digiGO', a contactless digital initiative that will enable customers to open a savings account instantly. This initiative will help people to avail the most required banking services instantly through the website on account of COVID-19 pandemic.