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Current Affairs Quiz for Bank Exams 2021: 1st August

Current Affairs 1st August 2021 Quiz

Here is the Current Affairs Quiz of 1st August covering the following topics Headlines: Academic Bank of Credit, Mission Niryatak Bano, Bharat BillPay, fiscal deficit, CORPAT, Maharashtra Bhushan award 2021, World Ranger Day.

The Current Affairs section constitutes a major part of 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 Current Affairs Quiz of 1st August 2021 covering the following topics Headlines: Academic Bank of Credit, Mission Niryatak Bano, Bharat BillPay, fiscal deficit, CORPAT, Maharashtra Bhushan award 2021, World Ranger Day.

Q1. How many Tiger Reserves have received the accreditation of the Global Conservation Assured Tiger Standards (CA|TS) 2021?
(a) 14
(b) 18
(c) 20
(d) 25
(e) 30

Q2. The World Ranger Day is observed on which day of the year annually?
(a) 29 July
(b) 27 July
(c) 28 July
(d) 30 July
(e) 31 July

Q3. The 2021 India-Indonesia CORPAT which took place in July 2021 was which edition of the biannual event?
(a) 42nd
(b) 36th
(c) 51st
(d) 60th
(e) 62nd

Q4. Who has been appointed as the new CEO of Bharat BillPay?
(a) Payal Kapadia
(b) N Venudhar Reddy
(c) P Sainath
(d) Deepti Pillay Sivan
(e) Noopur Chaturvedi

Q5. Mission Niryatak Bano is related to which of the following states?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Punjab
(d) Maharashtra
(e) Madhya Pradesh

Q6. Anand Radhakrishnan has recently won the prestigious Will Eisner Award. The award is related to which field?
(a) Theatre Artist
(b) Sports Industry
(c) Journalism
(d) Comic Industry
(e) Literature

Q7. The Maharashtra Bhushan Selection Committee has unanimously selected legendary playback singer ____________for the prestigious award.
(a) Sunidhi Chauhan
(b) Shreya Ghoshal
(c) Asha Bhosle
(d) S. Janaki
(e) Alka Yagnik

Q8. Modi govt’s fiscal deficit touches ________ of annual target at the end of June 2021.
(a) 19.2%
(b) 18.2%
(c) 17.2%
(d) 16.2%
(e) 15.2%

Q9. How many bank have taken stakes in the blockchain financial technology firm IBBIC Pvt Ltd?
(a) 1
(b) 2
(c) 3
(d) 4
(e) 5

Q10. Who has launched multiple educational initiatives including the Academic Bank of Credit that will provide multiple entries and exit options for students in Higher education?
(a) Narendra Modi
(b) Amit Shah
(c) M. Venkaiah Naidu
(d) Ramnath Kovind
(e) Dharmendra Pradhan

Solutions

S1. Ans.(a)
Sol. From India, 14 tiger reserves have received the accreditation of the Global Conservation Assured Tiger Standards (CA|TS), on the occasion of International Tiger Day on July 29, 2021.

S2. Ans.(e)
Sol. World Ranger Day is observed every year on 31 July to commemorate the Rangers killed or injured while on duty and to celebrate the work that Rangers do to protect the world’s natural and cultural heritage.

S3. Ans.(b)
Sol. The 36th edition of CORPAT between India and Indonesia is being held on 30 and 31 July 2021, in the Indian Ocean region. The Indian Naval Ship (INS) Saryu, an indigenously built Offshore Patrol Vessel and Indonesian Naval Ship KRI Bung Tomo is undertaking coordinated patrol (CORPAT).

S4. Ans.(e)
Sol. Bharat Bill Payment System, NPCI’s flagship bill payments platform that was hived off into a separate subsidiary in April, has appointed former PayU and Airtel Payments Bank executive Noopur Chaturvedi as its new chief executive officer.

S5. Ans.(b)
Sol. The Rajasthan government’s industries department and the Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation (RIICO) have launched the ”Mission Niryatak Bano” campaign to promote aspiring exporters in the state.

S6. Ans.(d)
Sol. Mumbai-based graphic artist Anand Radhakrishnan, 32, has won the prestigious Will Eisner Comic Industry Award, considered the Oscars equivalent of the comics world. The Eisner Awards are given out annually and the award won by Radhakrishnan — Best Painter/Multimedia Artist (interior art) — recognises the creator of a graphic novel’s art and images.

S7. Ans.(c)
Sol. The Maharashtra Bhushan Selection Committee chaired by Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray has unanimously selected legendary playback singer Asha Bhosle for the prestigious award.

S8. Ans.(b)
Sol. The central government’s fiscal deficit stood at Rs 2.74 lakh crore or 18.2 per cent of the full year’s Budget estimate at the end of June, according to data released by the Controller General of Accounts (CGA).

S9. Ans.(c)
Sol. Three of India’s biggest private lenders – ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank and Axis Bank have taken stakes in the blockchain financial technology firm IBBIC Pvt Ltd.

S10. Ans.(a)
Sol. PM Modi has launched multiple educational initiatives including the Academic Bank of Credit that will provide multiple entries and exit options for students in Higher education.

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