Q1. What was the theme for the 5th Indian Ocean Conference?
(a) Strengthening regional cooperation and sustainable development within the Indian Ocean Region
(b) Bringing together representatives of Government, Business and Academia
(c) Promoting a Shared Destiny and Path to Prosperity in the Indian Ocean
(d) Indian Ocean: Ecology, Economy, Epidemic
Q2. Which of the following has partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer Startup Toolkit for entrepreneurs?
Q3. Which of the following bank has launched “Pride-CRMD module” app for differently-abled employees?
(a) State Bank of India
(b) Union Bank of India
(c) Punjab National Bank
(d) Central Bank of India
Q4. Name the joint military Exercise whose 11th edition has been conducted by India and Maldives.
(a) Surya Kiran
(b) Suraksha Kavach
(c) Mitra Shakti
Q5. Which tennis team has won the Davis Cup tennis tournament 2021, held in Madrid?
Q6. The Board of Directors of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank appointed _________ as the MD and CEO of the bank.
(a) Ittira Davis
(b) Samit Kumar Ghosh
(c) Sudha Suresh
(d) Rajesh Jogi
Q7. The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) announced that _______, will be appointed as its President.
(a) Harsh Pati Singhania
(b) Sidharth Birla
(c) Sanjiv Mehta
(d) Y K Modi
Q8. Which of the following country has announced that they will not attend the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing, China?
Q9. Who among the following has won the 56th Jnanpith Award?
(a) Kedarnath Singh
(b) Krishna Sobti
(c) Nilmani Phookan Jr
(d) Shrilal Shukla
Q10. Who has been invited to join the board of advisers at the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance?
(b) Nasim Zaidi
(c) A K Joti
(d) Sunil Arora
Q11. Who among the following has won the 57th Jnanpith Award?
(a) Damodar Mauzo
(b) Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri
(c) Amitav Ghosh
(d) Shankha Ghosh
Q12. ‘She is a Changemaker’ programme launched by National Commission for Women. Name the chairman of National Commission for Women.
(a) Jayanti Patnaik
(b) Rekha Sharma
(c) V. Mohini Giri
(d) Vibha Parthasarathi
Q13. PANEX-21 is a Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Exercise. It is to be held for the ______ countries.
Q14. Which bank in collaboration with NPCI launched ‘On-the-Go’ wearable keychain?
(a) City Union Bank
(b) Yes Bank
(c) Axis Bank
(d) ICICI Bank
Q15. Eileen Ash, the oldest test cricketer passed away recently. For which cricket team Eileen Ash belongs?
(c) New Zealand
(d) South Africa
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Sol. EAM S Jaishankar addressed 5th Indian Ocean Conference in Abu Dhabi. The theme of the conference was ‘Indian Ocean: Ecology, Economy, Epidemic’.
Sol. Paytm, a leading digital ecosystem for consumers and merchants, has partnered with Amazon Web Services (AWS) to offer Paytm Startup Toolkit with exclusive payment services to early-stage Indian startups.
Sol. Punjab National Bank (PNB) launched PNB Pride-CRMD module tool, an android-based application for differently-abled employees to monitor and effectively follow up with the special mention account (SMA) borrowers.
Sol. The 11th edition of Exercise EKUVERIN-21 between India and Maldives will be conducted at Kadhdhoo Island, Maldives.
Sol. The Davis Cup 2021 was won by Russian Tennis Federation by a 2-0 lead over Croatia in the Davis Cup final in Madrid.
Sol. The Board of Directors of Ujjivan Small Finance Bank appointed Ittira Davis as the MD and CEO of the bank. Davis has been appointed as the MD and CEO for a period of 3 years from the date of approval of the RBI or such other period as may be approved by RBI.
Sol. The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) announced that Sanjiv Mehta, the Chairman and Managing Director of Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), will be appointed as its President.
Sol. The Biden administration has announced that US officials will not attend the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing after China pledged unspecified “countermeasures” against any such diplomatic boycott.
Sol. Assamese poet Nilmani Phookan Jr has won the 56th Jnanpith Award. Phookan is a Sahitya Akademi and Padma Shri awardee. Based out of Guwahati, he is a poet of renown and has written Surya Henu Nami Ahe Ei Nodiyedi, Gulapi Jamur Lagna, and Kobita.
Sol. Former chief election commissioner (CEC) Sunil Arora has been invited to join the board of advisers at the International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, also known as International IDEA.
Sol. Konkani novelist Damodar Mauzo won the 57th Jnanpith Award. Mauzo is based out of Majorda, Goa, and has previously won the Sahitya Akademi Award. He is known for his novels, such as Karmelin, and Tsunami Simon, and short stories Teresa’s Man and Other Stories from Goa.
Sol. The programme was launched by Ms Rekha Sharma, Chairperson of the National Commission for Women. To improve leadership skills of grassroots women political leaders.
Sol. PANEX-21 is a Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Exercise. It is to be held for the BIMSTEC countries.
Sol. City Union Bank (CUB), in collaboration with National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and its manufacturing partner Seshaasai, has announced the launch of RuPay On-the-Go contactless wearable keychain for its debit card customers.
Sol. Ash, who was the oldest Test cricketer, made her debut for England against Australia in 1937, and played seven Tests in all, taking 10 wickets at 23, including best figures of 3/35.