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1.S V Sunil has announced retirement from which sport?
A. Hockey
B. Kabadi
C.Wrestling
D. Chess

Hockey


Note: Indian men's Hockey team Striker S.V Sunil announced his international retirement, bringing the curtains down on a 14-year career. He was a part of the 2014 Asian Games Gold Winning team.

Recently, Rupinder Pal Singh and Birendra Lakra also announced retirement from international Hockey. Both were members of Tokyo Olympic Hockey team.

 2. Which of the following edition of India-Japan Maritime Bilateral Exercise be held in Arabian Sea from October 6?
A. 3rd
B. 4th
C. 5th
D. 6th

5th


Note: The 5th edition of India-Japan Maritime bilateral Exercise JIMEX between the Indian Navy and he Japan Maritime Self-Defence Force will be held in Arabian Sea from October 6.

Aim of the exercise is to develop common understanding of operational procedures and enhance inter-operability through conduct of advanced exercises, across the entire spectrum of maritime operations.

Japan Prime Minister: Fumio Kishida

Japan Capital: Tokyo

Japan Currency: Japanese Yen

 3. Which bank has $40 million loan for a project which aims at improving the quality of health services in Meghalaya?
A. World Bank
B. ADB
C. IMF
D. Asian infrastructure and development Bank

World Bank


Note: World bank comprises two institutions: The international Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD), and the International Development Association (IDA).

World Bank 

Headquarters: Washington, DC, United States.

President : David Malpass

MD and CFO: Anshula Kant

Founded: July 1944


 4. Which country has been chosen as the Partner Administration for Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB) Programme in Seychelles?
A. USA
B. Russia
C. India
D. China

 India


Note: Tax Inspectors without Borders (TIWB) is a joint initiative of the UNDP and OECD.

The 12-month programme, TIWB will focus on transfer of pricing cases of tourism and financial service sectors.

TIWB has launched in 2015.

Seychelles President: Wavel Ramkalawan

Seychelles Capital: Victoria

Seychelles Currency: Seychellois Rupee

UNDP-United Nations Development Programme

Headquarters: New York

Founded :22 November 1965

The UNDP is a United Nations organization tasked with helping countries eliminate poverty and achieve sustainable economic growth and human development.

OECD-Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an international organisation that works to build better policies for better lives.

 OECD goal is to shape policies that foster prosperity, equality, opportunity and well-being for all. OECD aims to stimulate economic progress and world trade.

Headquarters: Paris, France.

Founded: 30 September 1961


 5.Which bank has entered into the strategic co-lending partnership with IIFL Home Finance?
A. Central Bank of India
B. Union Bank
C. Bank of India
D. Bank of Baroda

Central Bank of India


Note: Co-lending partnership is when two lender firms come together to disburse loans. The association allows firms to source clients, perform credit appraisals and disburse a small part of the loan amount. At the same time, the arrangement enables a bank to lend out more funds.

Central Bank of India

MD and CEO: MV Rao

Headquarters: Mumbai, Maharashtra

Tagline: Central to you Since 1911

 6. The Comprehensive Handicrafts Cluster Development Scheme  will be continued up to which year?
A. 2026
B. 2030
C. 2031
D. 2035

2026


Note: The Comprehensive Handicrafts Cluster Development Scheme comes under Ministry of Textiles.

Current Minister of Ministry of Textiles : Piyush Goel.

The Ministry of Textiles is an Indian government national agency responsible for the formulation of policy, planning, development, export promotion and regulation of the textile industry in India.

 7. India's first vertical lift railway bridge which will be completed on March 2022 is located in which state?
A. Kerala
B. Tamil Nadu
C. Karnataka
D. Maharashtra

Tamil Nadu


Note: Indian Railways will be completing the construction of new Pamban Bridge, which is the India's first vertical lift bridge, March 2022.

This dual-track state-of-the-art bridge will replace the existing century old iconic British structure between Pamban and Rameswaram.

Indian Railways

Minister of RailwaysAshwini Vaishnaw

Founded : 16 september 1853

Headquarters: New Delhi

Chairman and CEO :Suneet Sharma


 8. The Indian men's and women's hockey teams will not take part in the 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG) that will be played in?
A. Birmingham
B. London
C. Paris
D. Glasgow

Birmingham


Note: Indian men in hockey won silver at New Delhi 2010 and Glasgow 2014. The women hockey team won gold in Manchester 2002 and silver in Melbourne 2006.

 9. AU Small Finance Bank signed a pact with the National Bank for Rural and Development (NABARD) to boost ongoing rural development in which state?
A. Rajasthan
B. Bihar
C. Haryana
D. Uttar Pradesh

 Rajasthan


Note: Private sector AU Small Finance Bank signs a pact with National Bank for Rural and Development (NABAD) to boost ongoing rural development initiatives in Rajasthan.

AU small Finance Bank

Managing Director: Sanjay Agrawal

Headquarters: Jaipur, Rajasthan

Tagline: Chalo Aage Badhe

Capital Small Finance Bank was the first small finance bank to begin operations, on 24 April 2016.

 10. Which of the following city will achieve the distinction of being the first in India to have a ropeway service for transportation of public?
A. Shimla
B. Ahmedabad
C. Allahabad
D. Varanasi

Varanasi


Note: Varanasi will not only be the first but also the world's third to use the ropeway as public transport.

The Ropeway will start its service from Cantt Railway Station (Varanasi Junction) to Church Square(Godowlia).

Uttar Pradesh Governor: Anandiben Patel

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Capital: Lucknow

 11. Which payment bank has receive SEBI's nod for launching a Rupees1,300 crore Initial Public Offering (IPO)?
A. FINO Payment Bank
B. Airtel Payment Bank
C. India Post Payments Bank

D. Jio Payments Bank

FINO Payment Bank


Note: Payments banks is an Indian new model of banks conceptualised by the Reserve Bank of India.

 These banks can accept a restricted deposit, which is currently limited to ₹200,000 per customer and may be increased further. These banks cannot issue loans and credit cards.

An initial public offering or stock launch is a public offering in which shares of a company are sold to institutional investors and usually also retail investors.

Fino Payments Bank

MD and CEO: Rishi Gupta

Head Quarters: Mumbai, MH

Tagline: Quadar Aapki Mehnat Ki

 12. Which of the following bank has launched NAV-eCash card in collaboration with Indian navy?
A. ICICI
B. SBI
C. HDFC
D. BOI

SBI


Note: State Bank of India will launch NAV- eCash card on INS Vikramaditya , the largest aircraft carrier of India.

The card will facilitate both online as well as offline transactions with dual chip technology.

The card will remove the difficulties faced by personnel onboard in handling physical cash deployment of the ship at high seas

SBI

Founded : 1July 1955

Former Name: Imperial Bank of India

Chairperson : Dinesh Kumar Khara

Headquarters: Mumbai

 13. Which bank has become the first scheduled private sector bank to collect direct, indirect taxes?
A. Kotak Mahindra Bank
B. HDFC 
C.SBI
D. ICICI

Kotak Mahindra Bank


Note: Kotak Mahindra Bank has received approval from the government for collection of direct and Indirect taxes, such as income tax, Goods and Service Tax (GST) etc, through its banking network.

Kotak Mahindra Bank

CEO: Uday Kotak

Headquarters: Mumbai

Tagline: Lets make money simple, Ab Kona Kona Kotak

 14. Which Small Finance Bank has launched 'Supreme' a Current account product for Non-Resident Indians?
A. Suryoday small Finance Bank
B. Janalakshmi Small Finance Bank
C. Capital Small Finance Bank
D. ESAF Small Finance Bank

ESAF Small Finance Bank

 15. Who has roped in as the brand ambassador by CoinDCX to raise the crypto awareness?
A. Amir Khan
B. Akshay Kumar
C. Ranveer Singh
D. Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan


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