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Important Current Affairs Quiz for Bank Mains Exams 2021- 4th August

Q1. Which insurance company has emerged as the third strongest and the tenth most valuable insurance brand globally, in Brand Finance Insurance 100 report for 2021?
(a) Bajaj Alliance
(b) HDFC Life Insurance Co.
(c) Life Insurance Company
(d) New India Assurance Co. Ltd.
(e) None of these

Q2. India has moved a notch higher at the ________spot on EY’s Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index due to exceptional performance on the solar photovoltaic (PV) front.
(a) Fourth
(b) First
(c) Second
(d) Third
(e) None of these

Q3. The ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’ list for 2021 is the eighth edition of the annual list which celebrates leaders, some well-known and others who aren’t so familiar, which only Indian has been named among top 10 names?
(a) Ratan Tata
(b) Adar Poonawalla
(c) Sonu Sood
(d) Narendra Modi
(e) None of these

Q4. Which state has been ranked first in establishing Health and Wellness Centers under Ayushman Bharat Program to provide comprehensive primary health care in rural areas?
(a) Kerala
(b) Telangana
(c) Assam
(d) Karnataka
(e)None of these

Q5. Which of the country was the largest recipient of remittances in 2020, as per the report, “Migration and Development Brief” released by the World Bank?
(a) India
(b) Sri Lanka
(c) Singapore
(d) China
(e) Mexico

Q6. Who has topped the ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’ list for 2021, released by Fortune Magazine?
(a) Narendra Modi
(b) Angela Markel
(c) Jacinda Ardern
(d) Elon Musk
(e) None of the above

Q7. The rankings of the progress of implementation of Smart City projects were released by the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs, Which state has been ranked first?
(a) Rajasthan
(b) Jharkhand
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Karnataka
(e) None of these

Q8. Which country is the second-largest insurance technology market in Asia-Pacific, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence data?
(a) Singapore
(b) China
(c) India
(d) Thailand
(e) None of this

Q9. The NITI Aayog has released a report titled ‘Connected Commerce: Creating a Roadmap for a Digitally Inclusive Bharat’ in collaboration with which company?
(a) Master Card
(b) Infosys
(c) Paytm money
(d) Visa India
(e) None of these

Q10. London-based property consultant Knight Frank has ranked_________ and __________ in 32nd and 36th positions respectively in the Global Prime Residential Index.
(a) Chennai and Mumbai
(b) New Delhi and Mumbai
(c) Bangalore and New Delhi
(d) New Delhi and Bangalore
(e) None of the above

Solutions

S1.Ans(c)
Sol. The state-owned insurance behemoth ‘Life Insurance Corporation (LIC)’ has emerged as the third strongest and the tenth most valuable insurance brand globally, in Brand Finance Insurance 100 report for 2021.

S2.Ans(d)
Sol. India has moved a notch higher at the third spot on EY’s Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index due to exceptional performance on the solar photovoltaic (PV) front.

S3.Ans(b)
Sol. The eighth edition of the annual list which celebrates leaders, some well-known and others who aren’t so familiar, who made a difference amid the “truly unprecedented times” of the Covid-19 pandemic. From India, Adar Poonawalla, the chief executive officer (CEO) of Serum Institute of India (SII) is the only Indian among the top 10 names. He is placed in the 10th spot.

S4.Ans(d)
Sol. Karnataka has been ranked first in establishing Health and Wellness Centers under Ayushman Bharat Program to provide comprehensive primary health care in rural areas.

S5.Ans(a)
Sol. India was the largest recipient of remittances in 2020, as per the report, “Migration and Development Brief” released by the World Bank. India has been the largest recipient of remittances since 2008.

S6.Ans(c)
Sol. New Zealand Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern has topped the ‘World’s 50 Greatest Leaders’ list for 2021, released by Fortune Magazine.

S7.Ans(b)
Sol. Jharkhand has clinched the 1st Position among the 36 States & UTs of India based on the progress of implementation of Smart City projects, Rajasthan came second in the rankings. The rankings were released by the Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs.

S8.Ans(c)
Sol. India is the second-largest insurance technology market in Asia-Pacific and accounts for 35 per cent of the $3.66 billion insurtech-focused venture capital invested in the region, according to S&P Global Market Intelligence data.

S9.Ans(a)
Sol. The NITI Aayog has released a report titled ‘Connected Commerce: Creating a Roadmap for a Digitally Inclusive Bharat’. NITI Aayog has released the report in collaboration with Mastercard.

S10.Ans(b)
Sol. London-based property consultant Knight Frank has ranked New Delhi and Mumbai in 32nd and 36th positions respectively in the Global Prime Residential Index.

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