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 Q .
What was the theme of Himalayan Day 2021?
A)
The Himalaya and Nature
B)
Sustaining Dynamic Himalaya
C)
Himalaya: Science and Knowledge
D)
Contribution of Himalayas and our responsibilities

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Contribution of Himalayas and our responsibilities

Note : The theme of Himalayan Diwas/Himalayan Day 2021 is: ‘Contribution of Himalayas and our responsibilities’.

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Published On : September 11, 2021
 Q .
Who has been appointed as the new Governor of Nagaland?
A)
Satya Pal Malik
B)
Phagu Chauhan
C)
Bandaru Dattatraya
D)
Prof. Jagdish Mukhi

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Prof. Jagdish Mukhi

Note : Governor of Nagaland – Prof. Jagdish Mukhi (incumbent Governor of Assam also.) He shall discharge the functions of the Governor of Nagaland in addition to his own duties, until regular arrangements are made.

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Published On : September 11, 2021
 Q .
Name the MD & CEO of the IDFC First Bank, who has been re-appointed to the post by RBI for further three years?
A)
Ravneet Gill
B)
J Packirisamy
C)
V. Vaidyanathan
D)
Shyam Srinivasan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - V. Vaidyanathan

Note : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has granted its approval for re-appointment of V. Vaidyanathan as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer (‘MD & CEO’) of the IDFC First Bank.

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Published On : September 10, 2021
 Q .
Which day has been observed as the World Suicide Prevention Day annually globally?
A)
8 September
B)
9 September
C)
10 September
D)
11 September

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 10 September

Note : World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD): observed on 10 September every year since 2003.

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Published On : September 10, 2021
 Q .
The entity which tokenizes the actual card credentials and de-tokenizes them whenever required is known as TSP. What does TSP stands for?
A)
Token System Protocol
B)
Token Service Provider
C)
Token Solution Provider
D)
Token Serving Platform

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Token Service Provider

Note : Token Service Provider (TSP) refers to the entity which tokenizes the actual card credentials and de-tokenizes them whenever required. Earlier only card networks (like VISA, Mastercard) were allowed to act as TSPs.  So now banks can act as TSPs.

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Published On : September 10, 2021
 Q .
Bank of Baroda has launched its digital banking platform under which name to bring all banking services under one roof?
A)
bob World
B)
bob Now
C)
bob Unite
D)
bob Ahead

Correct Answer : Option (A) - bob World

Note : Bank of Baroda has announced the launch of its digital banking platform named ‘bob World’. The aim of the platform is to provide all banking services under one roof.

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Published On : September 10, 2021
 Q .
How many merchant bankers have been appointed by the Government to manage the Initial Public Offering (IPO) of LIC?
A)
7
B)
9
C)
10
D)
12

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 10

Note : The government of India has appointed 10 merchant bankers for managing the Initial Public Offering of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). The IPO of LIC is likely to be launched in the January-March quarter of 2022.

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Published On : September 10, 2021
 Q .
BHEL has set up India’s first-ever indigenously designed High Ash Coal Gasification Based Methanol Production Plant in which city?
A)
Pune
B)
Kolkata
C)
Chennai
D)
Hyderabad

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Hyderabad

Note : The first-ever, indigenously designed High Ash Coal Gasification Based Methanol Production Plant, in India has been inaugurated at BHEL R&D centre at Hyderabad. The project was funded by the Department of Science and Technology, which provided a Rs 10 crore grant, at the initiative of NITI Aayog, PMO-India and the Ministry of Coal.

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Published On : September 10, 2021
 Q .
Which financial body has approved USD 112 million loan recently to improve water supply infrastructure in Jharkhand?
A)
World Bank
B)
Asian Development Bank
C)
New Development Bank
D)
International Monetary Fund

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Asian Development Bank

Note : Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India have signed a USD 112 million loan to develop water supply infrastructure and strengthen capacities of urban local bodies (ULBs) for improved service delivery in four towns in the state of Jharkhand.

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Published On : September 10, 2021
 Q .
Government has constituted an expert committee to frame new laws for drugs, cosmetics and medical devices. Who is the head of this committee?
A)
VG Somani
B)
P. B. N. Prasad
C)
Gulshan Taneja
D)
S.Eswara Reddy

Correct Answer : Option (A) - VG Somani

Note : The Ministry of health and family welfare has constituted an eight-member expert committee for framing new laws for drugs, cosmetics and medical devices and replace the existing Drugs and Cosmetics Act, 1940. The committee will be chaired by Drugs Controller General of India (DCGI) Dr VG Somani.

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Published On : September 10, 2021