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Current Affairs Questions and Answers 28 January 2024

28 January 2024 Current Affairs Questions And Answers: Here, we are providing the Current Affairs Questions and Answers for 28 January 2024. These types of topics are important for candidates who prepare for Bank Exam 2023. In this article, we are covering the following topics Headlines:

  • ICRA’s revised estimate for bank credit growth
  • Green ammonia supply agreement
  • Pradhan Mantri Suryoday Yojana
  • Zomato Payments Private Limited
  • Coal Gasification Projects
  • No. 1 spot in the men’s doubles rankings
  • 47th International Kolkata Book Fair

28th January Current Affairs 2024 Quiz

The Current Affairs 2023 section constitutes a major part of the General Awareness section in a competitive examination and plays an instrumental role. To supplement your preparation for the General Awareness Section of the upcoming exams like IBPS PO/Clerk Mains, SBI PO Mains and SEBI Grade A Prelims, we are providing you 28th January Current Affairs 2024 Quiz covering the following topics Headlines: ICRA’s revised estimate for bank credit growth, Green ammonia supply agreement, Pradhan Mantri Suryoday Yojana, Zomato Payments Private Limited, Coal Gasification Projects, No. 1 spot in the men’s doubles rankings.

Q1. What is ICRA’s revised estimate for bank credit growth in FY24?

(a) 13.0%

(b) 14.9-15.3%

(c) 12.5%

(d) 15.8%

(e) 11.2%

 

Q2. Who signed the green ammonia supply agreement on behalf of ACME Group and IHI Corporation?

(a) Manoj Upadhyay and Hiroshi Ide

(b) R. K. Singh and Bhupinder Singh Bhalla

(c) Ashwani Dudeja and Jun Kobayashi

(d) Hiroshi Suzuki and Bhupinder Singh Bhalla

(e) Manoj Upadhyay and Jun Kobayashi

 

Q3. What is the planned capacity of the green hydrogen and ammonia project in Gopalpur, Odisha?

(a) 0.8 MMTPA

(b) 1.0 MMTPA

(c) 1.2 MMTPA

(d) 1.4 MMTPA

(e) 1.6 MMTPA

 

Q4. Who has been designated as the nodal agency for the Pradhan Mantri Suryoday Yojana?

(a) NTPC

(b) SECI

(c) NHPC

(d) PowerGrid

(e) REC Ltd

 

Q5. Who released guidelines on the ethical use of Large Multi-Modal Models (LMM) in healthcare?

(a) UNESCO

(b) IBM

(c) FDA

(d) MIT

(e) WHO

 

Q6. Who recently obtained the payment aggregator license from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?

(a) Swiggy Payments

(b) Zomato Payments Private Limited

(c) Uber Eats Finance

(d) FoodPanda Transactions

(e) Deliveroo Pay

 

Q7. Zomato terminated its co-branded credit card partnership with which bank in May last year?

(a) HDFC Bank

(b) Punjab National Bank (PNB)

(c) Axis Bank

(d) State Bank of India (SBI)

(e) ICICI Bank

 

Q8. Who has received approval from RBI to acquire a 9.99% stake in HDFC Bank?

(a) SBI

(b) Axis Bank

(c) ICICI Bank

(d) LIC

(e) PNB

 

Q9. Who recently assumed the role of Director General Naval Operations (DGNO)?

(a) Vice Admiral AN Pramod

(b) Rear Admiral Raj Singh

(c) Admiral Kunal Verma

(d) Commodore Amit Kapoor

(e) Captain Ravi Sharma

 

Q10. What is the constitutional basis for the Indian government’s annual financial statement, commonly known as the budget?

(a) Article 110

(b) Article 112

(c) Article 266

(d) Article 114

(e) Article 265

 

Q11. How much funding has been allocated for the Viability Gap Funding (VGF) scheme for Coal Gasification Projects?

(a) Rs 3,850 crores

(b) Rs 8,700 crores

(c) Rs 4,050 crores

(d) Rs 8,500 crores

(e) Rs 13,052 crores

 

Q12. Who recently became the oldest player to claim the No. 1 spot in the men’s doubles rankings?

(a) Matthew Ebden

(b) Máximo González

(c) Andrés Molteni

(d) Rohan Bopanna

(e) Mike Bryan

 

Q13. What is the theme of International Customs Day 2024?

(a) Customs Day Celebration

(b) Global Customs Cooperation

(c) Customs Engaging Traditional and New Partners with Purpose

(d) World Trade Collaboration

(e) Secure Transportation of Goods

 

Q14. Who is the recipient of the Padma Vibhushan Award for exceptional and distinguished service in Art from Tamil Nadu in 2024?

(a) Vyjayantimala Bali

(b) Konidela Chiranjeevi

(c) M Venkaiah Naidu

(d) Bindeshwar Pathak

(e) Padma Subrahmanyam

 

Q15. Who has received the Padma Vibhushan Award for distinguished service in Social Work from Bihar in 2024?

(a) Vyjayantimala Bali

(b) Konidela Chiranjeevi

(c) M Venkaiah Naidu

(d) Bindeshwar Pathak

(e) Padma Subrahmanyam

 

Solutions

 

S1. Ans.(b)

Sol. ICRA has upgraded its FY24 bank credit growth estimate to 14.9-15.3%, citing strong retail and NBFC performance.

S2. Ans.(a)

Sol. Manoj Upadhyay, Founder and Chairman of ACME Group, and Hiroshi Ide, President and CEO of IHI Corporation, signed the green ammonia supply agreement.

S3. Ans.(c)

Sol.  The green hydrogen and ammonia project in Gopalpur, Odisha, with a planned capacity of 1.2 MMTPA, aims to commence production by 2027, contributing to a 54 million-ton reduction in CO2 equivalent emissions over its lifecycle.

S4. Ans.(e)

Sol. In a significant development, REC Ltd, a Maharatna power finance company, has been designated as the nodal agency for the ambitious Pradhan Mantri Suryoday Yojana.

S5. Ans.(e)

Sol. WHO, the World Health Organization, released guidelines on the ethical use of Large Multi-Modal Models in healthcare.

S6. Ans.(b)

Sol. In a significant development, Zomato Payments Private Limited, the subsidiary of popular food delivery platform Zomato, has obtained the much-coveted payment aggregator (PA) license from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

S7. Ans.(e)

Sol. Zomato had previously tied up with ICICI Bank for co-branded credit cards, but the partnership was terminated in May last year.

S8. Ans.(d)

Sol. LIC has obtained approval from the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to acquire a 9.99% aggregate holding in HDFC Bank.

S9. Ans.(a)

Sol. Vice Admiral AN Pramod recently assumed the position of DGNO, marking a significant development in the Indian Navy.

S10. Ans.(b)

Sol. The Indian government’s annual financial statement, termed the budget, is rooted in constitutional requirements outlined in Article 112.

S11. Ans.(d)

Sol. The Union Cabinet allocated Rs 8,500 crores for the Viability Gap Funding (VGF) scheme for Coal Gasification Projects.

S12. Ans.(d)

Sol. Rohan Bopanna achieved this historic feat at the age of 43, securing the No. 1 spot in the men’s doubles rankings.

S13. Ans.(c)

Sol. The theme of International Customs Day 2024 is “Customs Engaging Traditional and New Partners with Purpose.”

S14. Ans.(a)

Sol. Ms. Vyjayantimala Bali is the recipient of the Padma Vibhushan Award for exceptional and distinguished service in Art from Tamil Nadu in 2024.

S15. Ans.(d)

Sol. Shri Bindeshwar Pathak has received the Padma Vibhushan Award for distinguished service in Social Work from Bihar in 2024.

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What is ICRA's revised estimate for bank credit growth in FY24?

ICRA has upgraded its FY24 bank credit growth estimate to 14.9-15.3%, citing strong retail and NBFC performance.