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A)
Israel
B)
Turkey
C)
Spain
D)
Germany

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Turkey

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The 12th edition of the IBA Women’s World Boxing Championships was kick-started in Istanbul, Turkey. In this event, more than 400 boxers from a record 93 countries are set to take part in this year’s event, which also marks the 20th anniversary of the prestigious event.
 
Olympian Lovlina Borgohain will represent the Indian country. The other representatives of this game are Pooja Rani (81 kg), Nandini (+81 kg) and Nikhat Zareen (52 kg), Nitu (48kg), Anamika (50kg), Shiksha (54kg), Manisha (57kg), Parveen (63kg) and Sweety (75kg).

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Published On : May 12, 2022
Category : Sports
A)
Sharad Pawar
B)
Mahua Moitra
C)
Suvendu Adhikari
D)
Mamata Banerjee

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Mamata Banerjee

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West Bengal CM "Mamata Banerjee" has been awarded the first Bangla Academy award for her ‘relentless literary pursuit’. The award was introduced this year and CM Mamata has been given the first award for her book ‘Kabita Bitan’.
 
The award to Mamata Banerjee was presented at the ‘Kavi Pranam’ event organised by the West Bengal government’s Information and Culture Department on the occasion of the birth anniversary of legendary poet Rabindranath Tagore..

Source : OP India

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Published On : May 12, 2022
Category : Awards
A)
M Venkaiah Naidu
B)
Rajnath Singh
C)
Nirmala Sitharaman
D)
Ram Nath Kovind

Correct Answer : Option (A) - M Venkaiah Naidu

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'Modi @20: Dreams Meet Delivery', a book written on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was launched at a grand event organized at Vigyan Bhawan in Delhi on Wednesday (May 11, 2022).
 
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday (May 11, 2022), while releasing the book 'Modi @20: Dreams Meeting Delivery', said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a leader who demonstrated to the world that dreams can indeed be realized.
 
VP Naidu complimented the authors of the book for their "incisive analysis and cogent presentation".
 
"The authors have masterfully traced the contours of an iconic leader's fascinating journey of 20 years," VP Naidu said..

Source : Zeenews.india

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Published On : May 12, 2022
Category : Books and Authors
A)
Rs 9.83 Trillion
B)
Rs 10.65 Trillion
C)
Rs 11.79 Trillion
D)
Rs 12.48 Trillion

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Rs 9.83 Trillion

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According to the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), Unified Payments Interface (UPI), India’s flagship digital payments platform, has recorded 5.58 billion(bn) transactions worth Rs 9.83 trillion in April 2022. This is the highest ever number of transactions recorded by UPI.

The monthly UPI recorded a 3.33 % increase in transaction volume from 5.4 billion transactions worth Rs 9.6 trillion in March 2022.
 
Compared to April 2021, the transaction volume increased by 111% and the transaction value increased by nearly 100%. In April 2021, UPI processed 2.64 billion transactions worth Rs 4.93 trillion.

The UPI had breached the USD 1 trillion mark in transaction values in the financial year 2021-22..

Source : Business Standard

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Published On : May 11, 2022
Category : Business and Economics
A)
Axis Bank
B)
ICICI Bank
C)
HDFC Bank
D)
Kotak Mahindra Bank

Correct Answer : Option (C) - HDFC Bank

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HDFC Bank, a private sector lender, has introduced 30-minuteXpress Car Loans’, an end-to-end digital new car loan solution for both existing and non-customers. The bank has integrated its lending application with automobile dealers throughout India. It is the industry’s first automotive lending experience, and it is expected to change the way automobile financing is done in India.
 
Main Points of "Xpress Car Loans" :
 
* The facility will be offered at all of the bank’s branches, dealerships, and, eventually, on third-party aggregator platforms.

* This comprehensive, faster, more convenient, and inclusive digital journey for car buyers will simplify the automobile purchase process and boost car sales across India, particularly in semi-urban and rural locations.

* As it has integrated its lending application with vehicle dealers across India, it anticipates 20%–30% of clients to use this loan facility of up to Rs. 20 lakhs.

* Currently, the facility is only available for four-wheelers, and it will be gradually extended to include two-wheeler loans.

Source : The Hindu Business Line

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Published On : May 11, 2022
Category : Banking
A)
7th May 2022
B)
8th May 2022
C)
9th May 2022
D)
10th May 2022

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 8th May 2022

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He was born on Feb 8, 1922, in Kaluga, Moscow, and learned to play chess at the age of seven.
 
Yuri Averbakh, a Russian chess grandmaster who was among the world’s best players for a decade, trained world champions and was the last surviving participant in one of the greatest competitions in history, died Saturday(8th May 2022) in Moscow. He was 100the first grandmaster to reach that age.
 
He also chaired the Chess Federation of the USSR from 1972 to 1977.
 
His death was announced on the site of the International Chess Federation, the game’s governing body. No cause was given.
 
He won the Moscow Championship in 1949 and earned the Grandmaster title in 1952. In 1954, he became the champion of the USSR.
 
The historic contest in which Averbakh took part was the Candidates Tournament in Zurich in 1953, the final step in the cycle to select a challenger for the world championship. The field held many great players of the 20th century, including future world champions Vasily Smyslov and Tigran Petrosian and former world champion Max Euwe..

Source : Indian Express

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Published On : May 11, 2022
Category : Sports
A)
China
B)
Indonesia
C)
South Korea
D)
Thailand

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Thailand

Note : The Thomas and Uber Cup 2022 is being hosted at the Impact Arena in Bangkok, Thailand between May 8 and May 15, 2022. The Uber Cup is a biennial international badminton championship between the member associations of the Badminton World Federation (BWF). India will face hosts Thailand in the quarterfinals of Uber Cup 2022 on May 12, 2022

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Published On : May 11, 2022
Category : Sports
A)
Arctic Ocean
B)
Atlantic Ocean
C)
Indian Ocean
D)
Pacific Ocean

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Pacific Ocean

Note : A yellow brick road-like structure has been discovered at the bottom of the Pacific Ocean by an underwater exploration team. One of the experts was heard calling the road to the lost city of Atlantis. The structure is an example of ancient active volcanic geology, as per the caption of the video posted by the team.

Source : NDTV

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Published On : May 11, 2022
Category : Oceans and Seas
A)
1855
B)
1870
C)
1910
D)
1940

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 1870

Note : The Sedition laws were originally enacted in 17th century England when lawmakers believed that only good opinions of the government should survive. The sedition law was then borrowed and inserted into Section 124A of IPC in 1870, by the British. The sedition law was used in India to convict and sentence freedom fighters. It was first used to prosecute Bal Gangadhar Tilak in 1897.

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Published On : May 11, 2022
Category : Indian Constitution
A)
Narendra Modi
B)
Ram Nath Kovind
C)
M Venkaiah Naidu
D)
Nirmala Sitharaman

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Ram Nath Kovind

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* President "Ram Nath Kovind" on Tuesday(10th May 2022) presented Gallantry Awards at Defence Investiture Ceremony- 2022 at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

* He conferred 13 Shaurya Chakras, including six posthumous, to the personnel of Armed Forces for displaying gallantry, courage and devotion to duty.
 
* The President also conferred 14 Param Vishisht Seva Medals, four Uttam Yudh Seva Medals and 24 Ati Vishisht Seva Medals for distinguished service of exceptional order.

Source : News On Air

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Published On : May 11, 2022
Category : Awards