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A)
Alia Bhatt
B)
Kriti Sanon
C)
Kangana Ranaut
D)
Deepika Padukone

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Deepika Padukone

Note :

* Adidas has announced the appointment of Deepika Padukone as brand ambassador.
* The brand aims to partner with Padukone and create a common commitment towards fitness; both physical and emotional.
* Padukone joins a robust line up of female brands ambassadors in India which include weightlifting heavyweight Mirabai Chanu; boxers Lovlina Borgohain, Nikhat Zareen and Simranjeet Kaur; sprinter Hima Das, and squash player Dipika Pallikal for Adidas in India.

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Published On : October 23, 2021
A)
Sanjeev Ranjan
B)
Alok Mishra
C)
Harjeet Kaur Joshi
D)
Sanjay Bandopadhyaya

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Alok Mishra

Note : The Government of India has approved the appointment of Captain Alok Mishra as the Managing Director of India Ports Global Limited (IPGL).

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Published On : October 23, 2021
A)
50th
B)
57th
C)
64th
D)
79th

Correct Answer : Option (D) - 79th

Note :

* India has been ranked at 79th spot among 139 countries in the World Justice Project (WJP) Rule of Law Index 2021, the world’s leading source for original and independent data on the rule of law.

* Denmark has topped the index, followed by Norway and Finland.

* Venezuela, RB is the least ranked country at 139th spot.

* The index is prepared by Washington DC based World Justice Project to measure how the rule of law is experienced and perceived across the world by general public, legal practitioners and experts, in practical and everyday situations.

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Published On : October 23, 2021
A)
20 October
B)
21 October
C)
22 October
D)
23 October

Correct Answer : Option (C) - 22 October

Note :

Every year October 22 is observed as International Stuttering Awareness Day, since 1998. The day is intended to raise public awareness of the millions of people who have a speech disorder of stuttering or stammering. 
 
International Stuttering Awareness Theme 2021: “Speak the change you wish to see”.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
A)
Kira Yeltsin
B)
Alexei Navalny
C)
Boris Yeltsin
D)
Kira Yarmysh

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Alexei Navalny

Note : Russian Opposition leader Alexei Navalny has been honored with the European Union’s top human rights prize, the Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought for 2021. he was nominated for the award along with Afghan women and Bolivian political leader Jeanine Áñez.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
A)
Paytm Payments Bank
B)
Jio Payments Bank
C)
Airtel Payments Bank
D)
None of the above

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Paytm Payments Bank

Note :

The RBI has imposed a monetary penalty of ₹1 crore on Paytm Payments Bank (PPBL) and ₹27.78 lakh on Western Union Financial Services Inc (WUFSI).
 
RBI said the monetary penalty on PPBL has been imposed for an offence under the Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 (PSS Act).

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Published On : October 22, 2021
A)
Nipun Marya
B)
Navnit Nakra
C)
Rahul Sharma
D)
Sanjeev Kumar

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Navnit Nakra

Note : Chinese Smartphone maker OnePlus has announced the appointment of Navnit Nakra as its India CEO and Head of OnePlus India region operations.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
A)
Aamir Khan
B)
Ranveer Singh
C)
Akshay Kumar
D)
Ayushmann Khurrana

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ayushmann Khurrana

Note :

Ayushmann Khurrana has been roped in as the brand ambassador of the cryptocurrency exchange platform CoinDCX to promote its ‘Future Yahi Hai
 
Under the campaign, Ayushmann Khurrana will address major questions and doubts and myths related to crypto investments from the perspective of young India.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
A)
Mali
B)
Turkey
C)
Mauritius
D)
Jordan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Mauritius

Note :

Two countries- Botswana and Mauritius have been removed from the grey list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) after both the nations showed high-level commitment to implement reforms to improve their anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism finances. 

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Published On : October 22, 2021
A)
Sri Lanka
B)
Myanmar
C)
Turkey
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Turkey

Note : In a major blow to the two nations, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on October 21, 2021 placed Turkey on its grey list for failing to check terror financing and retained Pakistan as well. Overall, three countries were added to the grey list this time- Jordan, Mali and Turkey.

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Published On : October 22, 2021