Q1. When was World Pangolin Day 2021 observed?
(a) 22 February 2021
(b) 23 February 2021
(c) 20 February 2021
(d) 19 February 2021
(e) 16 February 2021
Q2. Who is author of the book titled ‘Bride of the Forest: the Untold Story of Yayati’s Daughter’?
(a) Indu Sundaresan
(b) Vikram Chandra
(c) Meena Kandasamy
(d) Madhavi S Mahadevan
(e) Mahasweta Devi
Q3. HDFC Bank and which another bank is going to pick 9.99% stake each in Ferbine Private Limited?
(a) IDFC Bank
(b) Standard Bank
(c) HDFC Bank
(d) Kotak Mahindra Bank
(e) Yes Bank
Q4. Mohamed Bazoum has been elected as the new president of which nation?
(b) Burkina Faso
Q5. Supermodel and philanthropist Natalia Vodianova who became a United Nations goodwill ambassador hails from which country?
(d) United States
Q6. Levi’s® has announced whom as its global brand ambassador?
(a) Deepika Padukone
(b) Priyanka Chopra
(c) Anushka Sharma
(d) Kareena Kapoor
(e) Sonam Ahuja
Q7. Sharad Goklani has been appointed as the President & CTO of which bank?
(a) Utkarsh Small Finance
(b) Equitas Small Finance Bank
(c) AU Small Finance Bank
(d) ESAF Small Finance Bank
(e) Fincare Small Finance Bank
Q8. Matam Venkata Rao has been appointed as the Managing Director & CEO of which public sector bank?
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Central Bank of India
(c) IndusInd Bank
(d) Indian Overseas Bank
(e) Canara Bank
Q9. Common Service Centres is going to be integrated with which portal to facilitate rural consumers for Consumer grievance redressal?
(e) None of these
Q10. India’s warship Pralaya participated in two naval defence exhibitions NAVDEX 21 and IDEX 21 at which place?
(a) Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
(d) Abu Dhabi
Q11. Which has become the India’s first commercial music streaming service to have UPI AutoPay option integrated with its app?
(a) Jio Saavan
(b) Amazon Prime Music
Q12. Which bank has tied up with JPMorgan to use the US bank’s blockchain technology to speed up overseas transactions?
(a) Bank of Baroda
(b) Bank of India
(c) State Bank of India
(d) Bank of Maharashtra
(e) ICICI Bank
Q13. Indian automotive and rail parts maker Omega Seiki is going to invest 100 crore rupees to set up an electric vehicles manufacturing plant in which country?
Q14. Social Alpha has partnered with which of the following to set up the Swavalamban Divyangjan Assistive Tech Market Access (ATMA) fund?
(b) National Housing Bank
Q15. Which state government approved a scheme titled ‘EBC Nestham’, under which it would grant Rs 15,000 each to economically-backward women among dominant castes?
(a) West Bengal
(d) Andhra Pradesh
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Sol. World Pangolin Day is celebrated on the “Third Saturday of February” every year. In 2021, the annual World Pangolin Day is being celebrated on 20 February 2020.
Sol. Bride of the Forest: The Untold Story of Yayati’s Daughter written by Madhavi Mahadevan.
Sol. HDFC Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank to pick up 9.99% stake each in Ferbine.
Sol. Mohamed Bazoum (born 1 January 1960) is a Nigerien politician who is the current president of the Republic of Niger.
Sol. Russian supermodel and philanthropist Natalia Vodianova became a United Nations goodwill ambassador.
Sol. Levi’s® announces Deepika Padukone as global brand ambassador.
Sol. AU Small Finance Bank has appointed Sharad Goklani as President & CTO.
Sol. Public–sector lender Canara Bank on Monday said its Executive Director Matam Venkata Rao has been appointed as the new MD & CEO of Central Bank of India.
Sol. To facilitate the rural consumers for e-filing, it has been decided to integrate the common service centres (CSC) with the E-Daakhil portal.
Sol. The ship Pralaya arrived in Abu Dhabi to participate in the naval defence exhibition (NAVDEX 21) and international defence exhibition (IDEX 21), officials said.
Sol. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has announced that UPI AutoPay has now gone live on Gaana.
Sol. State Bank of India has tied up with JPMorgan to use the US bank’s blockchain technology to speed up overseas transactions.
Sol. Indian automotive and rail parts maker Omega Seiki announced plans to invest 100 crore rupees to set up a plant near Dhaka to manufacture electric vehicles.
Sol. Social Alpha and Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) have joined hands to set up the Swavalamban Divyangjan Assistive Tech Market Access (ATMA) fund.
Sol. Andhra govt to provide Rs 15,000 to upper-caste women under EBC Nestham scheme.
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