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A)
Cochin
B)
Chennai
C)
Mumbai
D)
Ahmedabad

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Mumbai

Note :

Mumbai-headquartered Fino Payment bank has been included in the category of a scheduled commercial bank, by the Reserve Bank of India.
The country’s central bank said that it has included Fino Payments Bank in the Second Schedule of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934. With this, the payment bank will have more exposure in treasury and participation in liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) window.

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Published On : March 2, 2021
A)
Arunachal Pradesh
B)
Assam
C)
Kerala
D)
Goa

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Arunachal Pradesh

Note : A new species of alpine plant in Arunachal Pradesh's Tawang district has been discovered by a group of scientists of three institutes of the country.

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Published On : March 1, 2021
A)
Equitas Small Finance Bank
B)
Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
C)
Jana Small Finance Bank
D)
AU Small Finance Bank

Correct Answer : Option (D) - AU Small Finance Bank

Note : Sharad Goklani has been appointed as the President & Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Jaipur-based AU Small Finance Bank.

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Published On : March 1, 2021
A)
Women in Science
B)
Future of STI: Impact on Education Skills and Work
C)
Science and Technology for a sustainable future
D)
Science for the People, and People for the Science

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Future of STI: Impact on Education Skills and Work

Note : The Theme for 2021 National Science Day is 'Future of STI: Impact on Education Skills and Work'.

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Published On : March 1, 2021
A)
UAE
B)
Russia
C)
Japan
D)
Singapore

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Russia

Note : Russian supermodel Natalia Mikhailovna Vodianova has been appointed as the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) goodwill ambassador, the reproductive and maternal health agency of UN.

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Published On : March 1, 2021
A)
Mumbai
B)
Cochin
C)
Kolkata
D)
Chennai

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Mumbai

Note :

India’s first undersea tunnel is being constructed in Mumbai, as a part of the Coastal Road project of the city. It is expected to be completed by the year 2023.
The twin tunnels have a length of 2.07 km of which around a kilometre will be under the Arabian Sea. The undersea tunnel will be 20 metres below the seabed.

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Published On : March 1, 2021
A)
Tournament
B)
Transmission
C)
Traditional
D)
Transformation

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Traditional

Note :

Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI) was launched to organize traditional industries and artisans into clusters, which will make them competitive and increase their income.
Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Minister Nitin Gadkari has recently inaugurated 50 artisan-based SFURTI clusters across 18 States. The Union MSME Ministry has funded Rs 85 crore for development of these SFURTI clusters.

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Published On : March 1, 2021
A)
9
B)
10
C)
11
D)
12

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 12

Note : The Ministry of Jal Shakti has selected 12 tourist places that will be transformed into 'Swachh Tourist Destinations.

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Published On : February 28, 2021
A)
Indian Railways
B)
Indian Army
C)
India Post
D)
BSNL

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Indian Railways

Note : The Indian Railways has decided to reactivate the facility of 'UTS ON MOBILE App', which allows passengers to book unreserved train tickets through app.

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Published On : February 28, 2021
A)
A K Sikri
B)
G Rohini
C)
Banwari Lal Purohit
D)
Bhagwan Lal Sahni

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bhagwan Lal Sahni

Note :

The Chairman of the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) is Bhagwan Lal Sahni. He was seen in the news as he said that the commission is in favour of roughly four categories of OBCs as being suggested by the Justice Rohini Commission.
The Justice Rohini Commission has been studying sub-categorisation of OBCs. The Committee is expected to submit its report to the Central Government in July, this year.

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Published On : February 28, 2021