Here is the Current affairs quiz January 9th 2021 for RBI/NABARD/SEBI in the quiz series. This quiz series is also useful for IBPS/SBI PO, Railway recruitment, LIC AAO and clerical exams. The questions covers current affairs, static financial knowledge and other important topics which can be asked in competitive exams. Answers are given at the end of the quiz.
Q1. Who has sworn in as the new Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court?
Justice Jitendra Kumar Maheshwari has sworn in as the new Chief Justice of Sikkim High Court.
Q2. Who has sworn in as first woman Chief Justice of the High Court for the State of Telangana?
Justice Hima Kohli was sworn in as the new chief justice of Telangana high court. She is the first woman chief justice of the Telangana high court
Q3. Name the state that has launched Krishi Sanjeevani vans recently?
Karnataka state has launched Krishi Sanjeevani vans in Bengaluru. The 40 vans flagged off will reach out to the agriculture fields to test soil, water and suggest remedies for pest control to improve yield.
Q4. Who has taken over as the first Chief Information Officer of the US Army?
Indian-American Dr. Raj Iyer has taken over as the first Chief Information Officer of the US Army, after the Pentagon created the position in July 2020.
Q5. National Statistical Office has projected that Indian Economy will contract by ______ in 2020-21
The GDP of India is expected to contract by 7.7 percent in the current fiscal year 2020-21, as per the first advanced estimates released by the National Statistical Office (NSO)
Q6. Who has announced the launch of its latest pan-India investor awareness campaign #PaisonKoRokoMat?
IDFC Mutual Fund announced the launch of its latest pan-India investor awareness campaign #PaisonKoRokoMat, nudging savers to become investors. With this new campaign, IDFC Mutual Fund aims to shift the conversation regarding wealth creation from the traditional to the contemporary
Q7. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has operationalised a College of Supervisors (CoS) to further strengthen supervision over regulated entities. Name the head of College of Supervisors?
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has fully operationalised a College of Supervisors (CoS) to further strengthen supervision over regulated entities. The Cos will be headed by former deputy governor N S Viswanathan and will have five other members. They include former State Bank of India Managing Director Arijit Basu, former HDFC Bank Deputy Managing Director Paresh Sukhankar, S Raghunath of Banglore IIM, Tadhagatha Bandyophyay of Ahemadabad IIM and Subrata Sarkar of IGIDR, Mumbai
Q8. Who has been appointed as Chief Justice of the Gauhati High Court?
Q9. Name the bank that has collaborated with IIT Kanpur to set up a ‘Fintech Innovation Centre (FIC)’?
Punjab National Bank has announced an alliance with IIT Kanpur and the Foundation for Innovation & Research in Science & Technology (FIRST) for establishing an innovation centre at the institute’s campus. Under this partnership, PNB and IIT Kanpur will set up a ‘Fintech Innovation Centre (FIC)’ as a vehicle to research and develop technological solutions to address challenges and explore opportunities in the BFSI space
Q10. Name the author of book titled “Right Under our Nose”?
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