Current Affairs Quiz: December 20, 2021

Current Affairs 20 December 2021 Quiz

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  1. Recently Govt. grants in-principle nod to Jaitapur site for how many nuclear power reactors?
    A) 6
    B) 8
    C) 10
    D) 12
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    Option A
    Explanation:
    In principle approval has been accorded to a site in Maharashtra’s Jaitapur for setting up six nuclear power reactors of 1,650 MW each in technical cooperation with France, the government said.
  2. Which company has unveiled Health Prime rider, an additional coverage that can be availed with its health insurance and personal accident policies?
    A) Max Bupa
    B) LIC
    C) Idbi Federal
    D) Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Bajaj Allianz General Insurance has unveiled Health Prime rider, an additional coverage that can be availed with its health insurance and personal accident policies.
  3. Which organisation allowed Payments Banks, SFBs to conduct Govt agency business?
    A) NASSCOM
    B) RBI
    C) Niti Aayog
    D) IrDA
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    Option B
    Explanation:
    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has thrown open the government agency business like tax collection to scheduled payment banks and scheduled small finance banks (SFBs). This is part of move to provide further scope to private banks to conduct government agency business.
  4. Samunnati has entered into a co-lending agreement with which bank to expand credit accessibility for farmer producer organisations (FPOs) across the country?
    A) Bank of Baroda
    B) DBS Bank
    C) RBL Bank
    D) Indusind Bank
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Samunnati has entered into a co-lending agreement with IndusInd Bank to expand credit accessibility for farmer producer organisations (FPOs) across the country.
  5. Which bank has entered into a partnership with Home First Finance Company India Ltd (HomeFirst)to offer home loans to customers at competitive interest rates.?
    A) RBL Bank
    B) IDBI Bank
    C) Union Bank of India
    D) ICICI Bank
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    Option C
    Explanation:
    Union Bank of India (UBI) and Home First Finance Company India Ltd (HomeFirst) have entered into a strategic co-lending partnership to offer home loans to customers at competitive interest rates.
  6. Which has become the first Indian insurance company to sign the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI), demonstrating its commitment towards the environment, social and governance (ESG) issues?
    A) ICICI Prudential
    B) IDBI Federal
    C) LIC
    D) NIACL
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    ICICI Prudential Life Insurance (IPRULIFE) has become the first Indian insurance company to sign the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI), demonstrating its commitment towards the environment, social and governance (ESG) issues.
  7. Which bank has tied up with ClearTax to roll out ITR e-filing facility for NRI customers?
    A) CSB Bank
    B) ICICI Bank
    C) RBL Bank
    D) DBS Bank
    View Answer
    Option A
    Explanation:
    Catholic Syrian Bank (CSB) said it has tied up with online tax filing platform Clear (formerly ClearTax) to launch an income tax e-filing facility for its NRI customers.
  8. Who won the “Best Female Debut” honour at the 2021 Paralympic Awards for her record-breaking gold medal at the Tokyo Games?
    A) Bobby George
    B) Shivani Singh
    C) Shivangi Srivastava
    D) Avani Lekhara
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    Option D
    Explanation:
    Indian shooter Avani Lekhara won the “Best Female Debut” honour at the 2021 Paralympic Awards for her record-breaking gold medal at the Tokyo Games.
  9. Who is the author of book titled “The Monk Who Transformed Uttar Pradesh: How Yogi Aditynath Changed UP Waala Bhaiya’ abuse to a Badge of Honour”?
    A) Abhishek Verma
    B) Shivam Dubey
    C) Tanya Patwal
    D) Shantanu Gupta
    View Answer
    Option D
    Explanation:
    The book titled “The Monk Who Transformed Uttar Pradesh: How Yogi Aditynath Changed UP Waala Bhaiya’ abuse to a Badge of Honour” written by author Shantanu Gupta has been released recently. The book is published by Garuda Prakashan.

STATIC GK BASED ON CURRENT AFFAIRS

  1. Where is the HQ of CSB Bank?
    A) Thrissur
    B) Thiruvananthapuram
    C) Kochi
    D) Mangalore
    View Answer
    Option A

  2. Where is the HQ of Union Bank of India?
    A) NewDelhi
    B) Lucknow
    C) Mumbai
    D) Chennai
    View Answer
    Option C

  3. Where I the HQ of Bajaj Allianz General Insurance?
    A) Pune
    B) Mumbai
    C) Chennai
    D) NewDelhi
    View Answer
    Option A

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