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A)
Apple
B)
Meta
C)
Microsoft
D)
Google

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Meta

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Social media giant "Meta" on Friday(28th Jan 2022) said it has, under its #SheMeansBusiness programme, partnered with industry body Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) to support 5 lakh women-led small businesses across India.
 
The announcement was made during Meta's inaugural National Women Entrepreneurship Summit to encourage industry dialogue and steps to support the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) across sectors.
 
Access to capital and relevant digital tools remain the leading issues faced by women-led businesses, according to a statement.
 
Out of over 63 million small businesses in India, about 20% are owned by women highlighting the need to bring more gender equality, it added.
 
"Together with FICCI, Meta will address the barrier to access right digital tools and resources by offering easy access to tools, programmes and resources by Meta to women entrepreneurs in India.
 
"With this partnership, Meta will extend its support via three initiatives — Facebook Business Coach, Grow your Business Hub, and Meta's Commerce Partners Program," the statement said.
 
Narayan Rane, Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises, said digital adoption through social media platforms has led many businesses to grow and succeed.

Source : The Hindu

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Published On : January 30, 2022
Category : Business and Economics
A)
India
B)
Russia
C)
France
D)
Germany

Correct Answer : Option (A) - India

Note : India defeated China, 2-0 to win the bronze medal at the 2022 Women’s Hockey Asia Cup tournament. The 2022 Women’s Hockey Asia Cup was the 10th edition of the quadrennial Women’s Hockey Asia Cup.

The tournament was held from January 21 to 28, 2022 at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat, Oman. Japan defeated South Korea 4-2 in the final to win their third title at the Women’s Hockey Asia Cup tournament.

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Published On : January 30, 2022
Category : Sports
A)
China
B)
Japan
C)
Germany
D)
Malaysia

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Japan

Note : Japan defeated South Korea 4-2 in the final to win their third title at Women’s Hockey Asia Cup tournament.

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Published On : January 30, 2022
Category : Sports
A)
500 kg
B)
1000 kg
C)
1500 kg
D)
2000 kg

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 500 kg

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The SSLV can carry satellites weighing up to 500 kg to a low earth orbit while the tried and tested PSLV can launch satellites weighing in the range of 1000 kg.
 
The Indian Space Research Organisation’s (ISRO) much-delayed indigenous new launch rockets, called the Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV), will have its maiden development flight in April, new Chairman Dr S Somanath indicated during Tuesday’s(27th Jan 2022) meeting with Union Minister of State for Space Jitendra Singh.
 
In an official statement, the Press Information Bureau said Dr Somanath mentioned the launch of an “SSLV-D1 Micro SAT in April 2022”.
 
The SSLV aims to cater to the market for the launch of small satellites into Earth’s low orbits that has emerged in recent years to cater to the need of developing countries, universities for small satellites, and private corporations...

Source : Financial Express

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Published On : January 29, 2022
Category : Space
A)
Ruskin Bond
B)
Bahar Dutt
C)
V L Indira Dutt
D)
Dhirendra K. Jha

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Ruskin Bond

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In his latest book titled 'A Little Book of India: Celebrating 75 Years of Independence', acclaimed author Ruskin Bond, while drawing on his own memories and impression of India, pays homage to a country that has been his home for more than eight decades.
 
Released on January 24, 2022 and published by Penguin Random House India (PRHI), the book is an amalgamation of the "physical and spiritual" attributes of India. It promises to take readers on a journey filled with nostalgia and devotion.
 
"This little book does not claim to be a political or historical analysis of events, although I have dwelt on the highlights of the last 75 years of India's progress to maturity as a nation. It is a record of some of my memories and impressions of this unique land -- of its rivers and forests, literature and culture, sights, sounds, and colors -- an amalgamation of the physical and spiritual," wrote the 87-year-old author in the introduction of the book.

Source : Times of India

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Published On : January 29, 2022
Category : Books and Authors
A)
Jitendra Adhia
B)
Hasmukh Adhia
C)
Subhash Chandra Garg
D)
Ajay Bhushan Pandey

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Subhash Chandra Garg

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Former finance secretary Subhash Chandra Garg will soon make his debut as an author with upcoming book, "The $10 Trillion Dream", which claims to explore the critical policy issues that India faces today and suggests reforms for it to become a USD 10 trillion economy by the mid-2030s.
 
The book, scheduled to release towards the end of next month, is published by Penguin Random House India (PRHI). It is presently available for pre-order online.
 
 
"Economic policy is as important, if not more, a building block of any economy as the human resources and capital are. The right policies usher the path of high growth, adequate delivery of public goods and services and fair redistribution.
 
"India needs to adopt a bold and robust economic policy agenda to have any real chance of building a USD five trillion economy by 2026-27 and USD 10 trillion economy by 2035," said the author.

Source : Business Standard

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Published On : January 29, 2022
Category : Books and Authors
A)
Ministry of Sports
B)
Ministry of Defence
C)
Minister for Culture
D)
Ministry of Finance

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Minister for Culture

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The comic book titled ‘India’s Women Unsung Heroes’ was launched by Union Minister for Culture and author Meenakshi Lekhi at IGNCA, New Delhi on January 27, 2022.
 
"Pleased to release the pictorial comic book ‘India’s Women Unsung Heroes’ at IGNCA, New Delhi. The unique book has been prepared by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India in partnership with Amar Chitra Katha. It beautifully portrays the tales of valor of our forgotten women freedom fighters," Meenakshi Lekhi tweeted.
 
Commenting on the book, Lekhi further wrote, "The book is a fitting tribute to the forgotten heroes of our freedom struggle as it celebrates the lives of women who led the charge and lit the flame of rebellion throughout the country. It contains stories of queens who battled imperialism and dedicated their lives for Maa Bharati."

Source : Times of India

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Published On : January 28, 2022
Category : Books and Authors
A)
TerraPay
B)
Transfast
C)
Small World
D)
Western Union

Correct Answer : Option (A) - TerraPay

Note : TerraPay (a leading global payments infrastructure company) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with NPCI International Payments Limited (NIPL) that will allow Indian customers with an active UPI ID to receive real-time, international payments into their bank accounts via TerraPay’s secure payments technology.

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Published On : January 28, 2022
Category : Banking
A)
24th Jan 2022
B)
25th Jan 2022
C)
26th Jan 2022
D)
27th Jan 2022

Correct Answer : Option (B) - 25th Jan 2022

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Pencilton, a teen-focused fintech company, has launched PencilCard in 25th Jan 2022, a debit card with NCMC for teens. PencilCard is an NCMC-compliant (National Common Mobility Card) RuPay debit card specially designed for the teenager segment. It has been launched in partnership with Transcorp.
 
According to a press release for customers, a single PencilCard will serve a number of wants as this debit card which works for on-line & offline funds similar to every other debit card additionally doubles up as a metro card, and bus card – an all-in-one card. The debit card can already work as a metro card for journey in Delhi (Airport line) & as a bus card in Goa (throughout KTC buses). It can be scheduled to be accepted for metro journey in Pune, Chennai & Mumbai in addition to in BEST buses (Mumbai) very quickly.

Source : Economic Times

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Published On : January 28, 2022
Category : Business and Economics
A)
Google
B)
Apple
C)
Amazon
D)
Microsoft

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Google

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Alphabet Inc's "Google" will invest up to USD 1 billion in Bharti Airtel in a move that could help bolster the Indian telecom operator's digital offerings, the companies said in a BSE filing on Friday(28th Jan 2022).
 
The investment includes a USD 700 million equity investment in Airtel at a price of 734 rupees (USD 9.77) per share and up to USD 300 million towards implementing commercial agreements, including investments in scaling Airtel's offerings, the companies said.
 
The share issue is subject to regulatory and shareholder approval and comes months after Airtel raised up to 210 billion rupees through a sale of shares to existing shareholders.
 
Airtel shares were up 0.54 per cent at 711 rupees after the announcement.
 
Google announced plans less than two years ago to infuse USD 10 billion in India via its digitisation fund over five to seven years through equity deals and tie-ups.

Source : India Today

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Published On : January 28, 2022
Category : Business and Economics