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 Q .
Recently, RBI imposed Rs 1 crore monetary penalty on which payments bank for violating norms?
A)
Paytm Payments Bank
B)
Jio Payments Bank
C)
Airtel Payments Bank
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Paytm Payments Bank

Note :

The RBI has imposed a monetary penalty of ₹1 crore on Paytm Payments Bank (PPBL) and ₹27.78 lakh on Western Union Financial Services Inc (WUFSI).
 
RBI said the monetary penalty on PPBL has been imposed for an offence under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 (PSS Act).

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Published On : October 22, 2021
 Q .
Who has been appointed as the Head of OnePlus India region operations as well as the CEO of OnePlus in India?
A)
Nipun Marya
B)
Navnit Nakra
C)
Rahul Sharma
D)
Sanjeev Kumar

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Navnit Nakra

Note : Chinese Smartphone maker OnePlus has announced the appointment of Navnit Nakra as its India CEO and Head of OnePlus India region operations.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
 Q .
Who has been roped in as the brand ambassador of cryptocurrency exchange platform CoinDCX ?
A)
Aamir Khan
B)
Ranveer Singh
C)
Akshay Kumar
D)
Ayushmann Khurrana

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ayushmann Khurrana

Note :

Ayushmann Khurrana has been roped in as the brand ambassador of the cryptocurrency exchange platform CoinDCX to promote its ‘Future Yahi Hai
 
Under the campaign, Ayushmann Khurrana will address major questions and doubts and myths related to crypto investments from the perspective of young India.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
 Q .
Which among the following countries has been removed from the FATF grey list?
A)
Mali
B)
Turkey
C)
Mauritius
D)
Jordan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Mauritius

Note :

Two countries- Botswana and Mauritius have been removed from the grey list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) after both the nations showed high-level commitment to implement reforms to improve their anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism finances. 

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Published On : October 22, 2021
 Q .
Which country has been newly added to the FATF grey list?
A)
Sri Lanka
B)
Myanmar
C)
Turkey
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Turkey

Note : In a major blow to the two nations, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on October 21, 2021 placed Turkey on its grey list for failing to check terror financing and retained Pakistan as well. Overall, three countries were added to the grey list this time- Jordan, Mali and Turkey.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
 Q .
Who has been appointed as the ambassador of the Russian Film Festival in India?
A)
Imtiaz Ali
B)
Farhan Akhtar
C)
A. R. Rahman
D)
Sajid Nadiadwala

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Imtiaz Ali

Note : Director-producer Imtiaz Ali has been roped in as the ambassador of the Russian Film Festival in India. As part of the festival, ten notable Russian films of various genres are being premiered for Indian audiences on Disney+ Hotstar from 16 October 2021 to 27 November 2021. Russia and India are cooperating in the field of cinematography through the BRICS.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
 Q .
Which country has recently become the first to undertake shooting of a film in the International Space Station (ISS)?
A)
Spain
B)
India
C)
Japan
D)
Russia

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Russia

Note : A Russian film crew has scripted record by undertaking the first-ever motion picture shooting session in the International Space Station (ISS). The Russian film director Klim Shipenko and actress Yulia Peresild spent 12 days in the ISS for filming 30 minutes duration scenes for the film “The Challenge”. It took around 30 hours to record the material while in space.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
 Q .
Name the newly appointed President of Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) ?
A)
Naresh Sharma
B)
Sahdev Yadav
C)
Abraham Kaya Techi
D)
S.H. Anande Gowda

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sahdev Yadav

Note : The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has appointed veteran sports administrator Sahdev Yadav as the President. He has been appointed for a period of four-year term.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
 Q .
Sandra Mason has been elected as the first-ever president of which nation?
A)
Grenada
B)
Barbados
C)
St Lucia
D)
St Vincent and the Grenadines

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Barbados

Note : Sandra Mason was elected as the first-ever President of Barbados on October 20, 2021, with a two-thirds vote during a joint session of the country's House of Assembly and Senate. She will replace Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as head of state of Barbados.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
 Q .
Georissa Mawsmaiensis, a new snail species have been discovered in a cave in which state?
A)
Manipur
B)
Nagaland
C)
Meghalaya
D)
Arunachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Meghalaya

Note : A new micro snail species has been found from deep inside a limestone cave at Mawsmai Village in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. The news was shared by the scientists who discovered the species on October 21, 2021

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Published On : October 22, 2021