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Current Affairs MCQs of 28 August 2021
- August 31, 2021
- Posted by: Maya
- Category: Current Affairs
Q.1 Indian government has approved an increase in the family pension of bank employees to what percent of the last salary drawn?
Q.2 The Women Entrepreneurship Platform “WEP Nxt” has been launched by NITI Aayog in partnership with which company?
Q.3 Who authored the book titled- ‘The Kapil Sharma Story’?
a. Ajitabha Bose
b. Nepal Kumar Singh
c. Chitra Sehgal
d. Harish Patel
Q.4 Ministry of Jal Shakti has launched which campaign to create more and more Open Defecation Free Plus villages by undertaking wastewater management at the village level?
Q.5 Which country announced the establishment of a specialised court, focused on combating money laundering, within the Court of First Instance and Court of Appeal.
Q.6 Ajay Kumar has been appointed as the executive director of which bank?
Q.7 Which company has entered peer-to-peer (P2P) lending with its product ‘12% club’?
c. Reliance Jio
Q.8 Women Equality Day is celebrated annually on which date?
a. January 9
b. March 8
c. August 26
d. July 21
Q.9 Which city has been named as the world’s safest city from among 60 global cities, in Safe Cities Index 2021?
Q.10 Who is going to receive Sahitya Akademi Award 2020 for her work in Odia?
a. Chetan Bhagat
b. Yashodhara Mishra
c. Sunit Cheti
d. Jamuna Prasad
Q.1 b) The Central Government has approved the Indian Banks’ Association’s (IBA) proposal to increase the family pension to 30% of the last salary drawn.
Q.2 c) NITI Aayog in partnership with Cisco has launched the next phase of the Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) titled “WEP Nxt” to foster women entrepreneurship in India.
Q.4 a) The Ministry of Jal Shakti has launched a ‘100 days campaign’ named SUJALAM to create more and more Open Defecation Free (ODF) Plus villages by undertaking wastewater management at the village level.
Q.5 d) Dubai Courts announced the establishment of a specialised court, focused on combating money laundering, within the Court of First Instance and Court of Appeal.
Q.6 b) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has appointed Ajay Kumar as its executive director (ED) with effect from August 20, 2021. As ED Kumar will oversee the departments of currency management, foreign exchange and premise.
Q.7 b) BharatPe has entered peer-to-peer (P2P) lending with its product ‘12% club’, which will allow consumers to not only earn 12 per cent interest on the funds they invest but also borrow at an interest rate of 12 per cent.
Q.9 a) Copenhagen, the capital city of Denmark, has been named as the world’s safest city from among 60 global cities, in Safe Cities Index 2021, released by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
Q.10 b) Noted writer and poet Dr Yashodhara Mishra will be receiving Sahitya Akademi Award 2020 for her work in Odia.