Correct Answer : Option (D) - Amish Mehta
Note : Amish Mehta has been appointed as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (MD & CEO) of rating agency Crisil with effect from October 01, 2021.
Correct Answer : Option (C) - 4%
Correct Answer : Option (B) - 7.6%
Note : * Ministry of Finance has kept interest rates on small saving schemes unchanged for the period October to December, 2021. Post office schemes / small saving schemes are considered as the safest investments as these are sovereign i.e., guaranteed by Government of India. In this article we would provide latest post office small saving scheme interest rates for October to December-2021.
* Sukanya Samriddhi Account (SSA) interest rate – 7.6%
Correct Answer : Option (B) - Rs 1.41 lakh crore
Note : Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched the second phase of the Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban (SBM-U) on October 01, 2021, from Dr Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi. The outlay of SBM-U 2.0 is around Rs 1.41 lakh crore.
Correct Answer : Option (A) - West Bengal
Note : West Bengal is the highest contributor to the small saving schemes while Uttar Pradesh is the second top contributor.
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Nisha Desai Biswal
Correct Answer : Option (C) - October 1
Correct Answer : Option (D) - Venezuela
Correct Answer : Option (C) - Australian
Note : Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison announced on October 1, 2021 that an 18-month ban on Australians travelling abroad will be lifted from next month, easing one of the toughest COVID-19 restrictions imposed globally.
Correct Answer : Option (B) - China