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Exercise : Daily Current Affairs
  • August 16, 2022 Current Affairs
1.
RBI imposed some limitations on Raigad Sahakari Bank of which state?
Maharashtra
West Bengal
Bihar
Karnataka
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Due to the lender's worsening financial situation, the RBI imposed some limitations on Mumbai-based Raigad Sahakari Bank, including a withdrawal cap of Rs 15,000 per customer.

2.
Which of the bank inked an agreement with Shriram General Insurance to offer Shriram General Insurance's insurance products?
Kotak Mahindra Bank
DBS Bank
IDFC First Bank
City Union Bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
City Union Bank (CUB) and Shriram General Insurance inked an agreement in a corporate setup to offer Shriram General Insurance's insurance products.

3.
Which officer got the first position in training in the 16th Mid Career Training Phase 4 held at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy?
Aman Gupta
Alok Ranjan
Amanbir Singh Bains
Dr. Manish Ranjan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Manish Ranjan, an Indian Administrative Service officer of Jharkhand 2002 cadre, got the first position all over India in the 16th Career Training Career Phase 4 held at Lal Bahadur Shastri Administrative Academy Mussoorie, and got a gold medal for it.

4.
Manimekhalai became the first female MD & CEO of which bank has set "RACE" for growing business as its aim for the year?
Union Bank of India
Indian Bank
Punjab National Bank
Canara Bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Manimekhalai, who became UBI's first female leader on June 7th, emphasised that the bank has set "RACE" for enhancing business.

5.
Who has been awarded the highest civilian award of the French government "Chevalier de la Legion d'honneur"?
EAM S. Jaishankar
Mukesh Ambani
Shashi Tharoor
Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor has been honoured by the "Chelier de la Legion d'honneur", the highest civil servant of the French government.

6.
Where has the 'Nethanna Bima' scheme been launched?
Andhra Pradesh
Kerala
Telangana
Tamil Nadu
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Nathana Bima Yojana Baru -It has launched by the Chief minister of Telangana, Chandrashekhar Rao on the occasion of National Handloom Day.

7.
Who has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of Rajasthan Technical University?
Dr. Abhay E.Wagh
Shri. P. A. Naik
Pro. Santosh Kumar Singh
Dr. S. K. Mahajan
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Santosh Kumar Singh has been appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of Rajasthan Technical University, Kota.

8.
Which company and ONDC have a memorandum of understanding in place to boost the involvement of small and medium-sized businesses in online commerce?
Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)
HDFC Bank
IDFC First Bank
IDBI Bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
A Memorandum of Understanding was recently signed between ONDC and SIDBI to enhance small and medium business partnerships in e-commerce.

9.
Which of the bank will be among the world's top 10 most valuable banks and become the first Indian bank to make it to the Top 10 club?
State Bank of India
Axis Bank
ICICI Bank
HDFC Bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Times of India report that HDFC Bank will be among the world's top 10 most valuable banks.

10.
Which state has implemented the "One MLA, One Pension" programme?
Maharashtra
Karnataka
Punjab
Kerala
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Punjab Governor Banwarilal Purohit Saturday approved the state government's 'One MLA, One Pension' Bill.

11.
RBI and government-assisted banks have recovered bad loans of more than how many lakh crore over the previous eight fiscal years?
Rs 9.6 lakh crore
Rs 5.6 lakh crore
Rs 7.6 lakh crore
Rs 8.6 lakh crore
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The administration informed Parliament that concrete actions were taken by the RBI and government-assisted banks in recovering bad loans of more than Rs 8.6 lakh crore over the previous eight fiscal years.

12.
On which date Aap-e-Azadi (Pakistan Independence Day) is being celebrated in August?
August 14
August 13
August 15
August 16
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Independence Day is celebrated in Pakistan every year on 14th August.

13.
Where did Bandhan Bank open its first currency chest?
Patna
Indore
Kolkata
New Delhi
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Bandhan Bank opened its first currency chest in Deedargunj, Patna.

14.
Which organisation gave the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East USD 2.5 million?
New Development Bank
India
United Nations
USA
Answer: Option
Explanation:
India gave the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East USD 2.5 million.

15.
Which bank has announced the completion of its technical integration with the new income tax e-filing system?
State Bank of India
Canara Bank
Kotak Mahindra Bank
ICICI bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Kotak Mahindra Bank has announced the completion of its technical integration with the new income tax e-filing system.

16.
Six officers and policemen including Deputy Commissioners of Police were honoured with which award for excellent investigation?
Medal of Honor
Union Home Minister Medal
The Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor
Smedley Butler
Answer: Option
Explanation:
The Ministry of Home Affairs has awarded "Union Home Minister's Medal for Excellence in Investigation" to six Delhi Police personnel.

17.
Which bank will soon provide its customers with WhatsApp-based banking?
HDFC Bank
Bank of Baroda
IndusInd Bank
State Bank of India
Answer: Option
Explanation:
State Bank of India (SBI) will soon provide its customers with WhatsApp-based banking.

18.
Which company has launched a Zero Investment Plan for women entrepreneurs on the occasion of 75th Independence Day?
AXIS BANK
SBI
Pennierboy
KOTAK MAHINDRA BANK
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Pennierboy, a company with no country branch banking and digital network.

19.
The Central Board of Direct Taxes has teamed with which of the following banks to let taxpayers use the e-filing portal's e-pay tax function?
Bank of Baroda
Federal Bank
Punjab National Bank
ICICI Bank
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Federal Bank and the Central Board of Direct Taxes have teamed up to let taxpayers use the e-filing portal's e-pay tax function.