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A)
Laura Wolvaardt
B)
Rachael Haynes
C)
Sophie Ecclestone
D)
Alyssa Healy

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Alyssa Healy

Note : The ICC Women's Player of the Month Nominees for March 2022 include England's Sophie Ecclestone, Australia's Rachael Haynes and South Africa's Laura Wolvaardt. Alyssa Healy has not been nominated for the ICC Player of the Month for March.

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Published On : April 7, 2022
Category : Sports
A)
CE
B)
CX
C)
XD
D)
XE

Correct Answer : Option (D) - XE

Note : India reported its first case of a new COVID-19 Omicron XE variant on April 6, 2022 after the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) confirmed that a 50-year-old woman with a travel history to South Africa may have been infected with the variant. 

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Published On : April 7, 2022
Category : Diseases
A)
Pune
B)
Chennai
C)
Bhopal
D)
Dehradun

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Bhopal

Note :

The prestigious 12th Hockey India Senior Men National Championship 2022 began in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday(6th Apr 2022).
 
The 12-day tournament will witness 28 teams vie for top honours.
 
In its previous edition, the tournament was won by Hockey Punjab after they beat Uttar Pradesh Hockey in a thrilling shootout while Hockey Karnataka finished third having beaten Hockey Maharashtra 5-2 in the third/fourth placing match.
 
This year, the title defenders Hockey Punjab are grouped in Pool A along with Hockey Rajasthan and Delhi Hockey. In Pool B, Uttar Pradesh Hockey will battle it out against Telangana Hockey and Chhattisgarh Hockey to make the Quarterfinals while in Pool C Hockey Karnataka will take on Hockey Andhra Pradesh and Hockey Uttarakhand. In Pool D, Hockey Maharashtra will take on Hockey Bihar and Kerala Hockey.
 
In Pool E, Hockey Chandigarh is grouped with Hockey Jharkhand, Hockey Jammu & Kashmir, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu Hockey.

Source : Business Standard

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Published On : April 7, 2022
Category : Sports
A)
Maharashtra
B)
Punjab
C)
Arunachal Pradesh
D)
Himachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Himachal Pradesh

Note :

The 9th Edition of the India-Kyrgyzstan Joint Special Forces Exercise which commenced on 25th of March at Special Forces Training School, Bakloh, Himachal Pradesh culminated on Wednesday(6th Apr 2022).
 
Over the past two weeks, Special Forces contingents from India and Kyrgyzstan shared their expertise and best practices of tactics, techniques and procedures to counter existing and emergent threats across the entire spectrum of conflict. Combat shooting, sniping, survival in mountains, hostage rescue drills and unarmed combat were practiced extensively during the Exercise.
 
Besides sharing special skills and techniques between participating Special Forces contingents, the joint training further strengthened the existing bond between India and Kyrgyzstan that has fostered over years of mutual respect for strategic autonomy, democratic values and zero tolerance for terrorism.

Source : News On Air

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Published On : April 7, 2022
Category : Defence
A)
RBL Bank
B)
CSB Bank
C)
DCB Bank
D)
IDBI Bank

Correct Answer : Option (C) - DCB Bank

Note : The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved an extension in the tenure of "Murli M Natarajan" as the managing director and chief executive officer (MD & CEO) of DCB Bank for a period of two years.

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Published On : April 7, 2022
Category : Banking
A)
Union Bank of India
B)
HDFC Bank
C)
State Bank of India
D)
Punjab National Bank

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Union Bank of India

Note :

Union Bank of India has launched its super-app named "UnionNXT" and digital transformation project SAMBHAV, with an investment outlay of around Rs 1,000 crore for the current financial year 2022-23 (FY23). The public sector lender expects recovery from the spending in two years and aims to have 50 per cent of business originating on the digital platform by 2025.
 
A banking super-app essentially combines a number of services, such as payments, online shopping, bill payments, recharges, investment, loans, and fund transfer, on a single platform. UBI’s super-apps is similar to the super-apps by other large lenders such as State Bank of India’s Yono, Bank of Baroda’s Bob world and HDFC Bank’s PayZapp and ICICI Bank’s iMobile.

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Published On : April 7, 2022
Category : Banking
A)
6.7%
B)
7.1%
C)
7.5%
D)
8.0%

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 7.5%

Note :

India's economy is likely to grow 7.5% in FY23 and 8% in FY24, supported by increased public investment in infrastructure and a pickup in private investment, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said on Wednesday. India's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) likely grew 8.9% in FY22, it said.
 
In its Asian Development Outlook 2022, the Manila-based multilateral lender said uncertain global economic conditions, renewed Covid-19 outbreaks and new variants, monetary policy tightening in the US, and unexpected and sharp rises in commodity prices were key risks to the outlook.

Source : Economic Times

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Published On : April 7, 2022
Category : Indian Economy
A)
Faf Du Plessis
B)
Aaron Finch
C)
Ross Taylor
D)
Quinton De Kock

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Ross Taylor

Note : Ross Taylor played his last Internation Match for New Zealand in the third match of the 3-match ODI series against the Netherlands at Seddon Park on April 4, 2022. New Zealand won the series 3-0, in a fitting farewell for the cricketing great. 

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Published On : April 6, 2022
Category : Sports
A)
7.1 percent
B)
7.5 percent
C)
8.2 percent
D)
8.9 percent

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 7.5 percent

Note : The Asian Development Bank (ADB) informed on April 6, 2022 that the Indian economy is projected to grow by 7.5 percent in the current financial year. The growth is expected to accelerate to 8 percent in 2023-24.

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Published On : April 6, 2022
Category : Indian Economy
A)
Arundhati Roy
B)
Aravind Adiga
C)
Ravi Subramanian
D)
Ashwini Shrivastava

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ashwini Shrivastava

Note : A new book titled "Decoding Indian Babudom" authored by Ashwini Shrivastava and published by Vitasta Publishing Private Limited launched. This is a first-of-its-kind book by a journalist covering the bureaucratic system of India. It highlights India’s administrative system and functioning of governance from a common man’s point of view. The author recommended “15 Sutras” to achieve good and effective governance that can bring in investment by boosting businessmen’s confidence in the administration.

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Published On : April 6, 2022
Category : Books and Authors