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Banking and Economy Current Affairs Quiz - March 2017

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1. Airline‚ ___________ announced partnership with cab aggregator Uber‚ to book airport cabs through Its app ?

Jet Airways‚ 
SpiceJet
Air India
Indigo
None of These


2. Airtel acquired 4G business of ______________ including Broadband Wireless Access (BWA) business for 1600 crores. Now Airtel will be second company after Reliance Jio to have pan-India presence in 2300 Mhz band ?

BSNL
MTNL
Tikona Networks
DEN Broadband
None of These


3. Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed __________ million loan with India‚ for improving 1,500 kilometers of major district roads in Madhya Pradesh ?

$450
$250
$150
$350
None of These


4. ____________ signed agreement with payment solution provider Avenues India Pvt Ltd, to improve customer service ?

Axis Bank
Yes Bank
HDFC Bank
SBI
Bandhan Bank


5. _________ opened it’s 2000th Branch in Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh) ?

Bank of Maharashtra
Dena Bank
Vijaya Bank
Central Bank of India
None of These


6. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IndianOil) to sell its _________ equity in Lubrizol India Private Limited (LIPL) to Lubrizol Corporation, USA.?

24 %
42 %
28 %
92 %
None of These


7. Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved Policy for Early Monetization of CBM (Methane obtained from Coal Mines) Gas Marketing and Pricing Freedom for CBM (_______________________) Gas. It provides marketing and pricing freedom to CBM Contractors to sell CBM at Arm’s Length Price in domestic market ?

Carbon Bed Methane
Coal Bed Methane
Coal Bed Mutual
Coal Bought Methane
None of These


8. Cabinet approved 4 GST Bills, to step up towards implementing GST from July 1, 2017. Bills are -

  1. CentralGST - It provides for levy and collection of tax on‚ intra-state supply of goods / services by Central Government.
  2. iGST - It makes provisions for levy and collection of tax on‚ inter-state supply of goods / services by Central Government.
  3. UTGST - Similar to States Goods and Services Tax (SGST) which shall be levied and collected by States/Union Territories on intra-state supply of goods / services.
  4. Compensation Bill -It provides for compensation to the states for loss of revenue arising due to implementation of goods and services tax for 5 years as per section 18 of Constitution (One Hundred and First Amendment) Act 2016.
  5. Additionally, central government has been empowered to impose additional tax of up to ___________________ on inter-state supply of goods for 2 years.
1 %
5 %
7 %
2 %
None of These


9. Canara HSBC Oriental Bank of Commerce life insurance company launched‚ ____________‚ term plan to expand its online product suit with family protection, providing enhanced protection cover for family at an affordable premium ?

iSelect
iConnect
iPlan
iCare
None of These


10. Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched TIES (_____________), for developing export linked infrastructure in states to promote exports.

  1. A Committee for sanctioning and monitoring of the project will be set up, to be headed by commerce secretary (Rita Teaotia currently).
  2. Beneficiaries - All central and state agencies including Commodities Boards, Export Promotion Councils, SEZ authorities and Apex Trade Bodies recognised under EXIM policy of Central Government are eligible for financial support.
  3. Funding - Cost of projects will be equally shared by Centre and states. Centre will borne 50% of total equity in project, except in case of projects in north-eastern and Himalayan states, where Centre may bear 80% of cost.
Trade Infrastructure for Expert Scheme
Total Infrastructure for Export Scheme
Trade Infrastructure for Export Schedule
Trade Infrastructure for Export Scheme
None of These


11. Competition Commission of India (CCI) approved demerger of _________ wireless division into‚ Aircel and Dishnet Wireless Ltd ?

Airtel
Vodafone
Idea
Reliance Communications
None of These


12. HUDCO (________________) received Securities and Exchange Board of India’s (SEBI) approval to raise funds through an IPO (Initial Public Offering) ?

Housing and Under Development Corp
Housing and Urban Development Corp
Housing and Urban Deployment Corp
Housing and Urban Development Centre
None of These


13. E-commerce firm ________________ launched new program for sellers to get insights and help related to goods and services tax -‚ A-Z GST Guide. It provides resources in the form of tutorials, blogs, and free online training sessions ?

PayTm
Snapdeal
Flipkart
eBay
Amazon India


14. ESAF Microfinance Company issued Commercial Papers (CP) worth Rs 330 crore, that can be subscribed by Private Sector Banks and NBFCs. ESAF Microfinance is also the first company from ____________ to open a Small Finance Bank ?

Kerala
Karnataka
Tripura
Telangana
None of These


15. ___________ launched SheLeadsTech programme to mentor start-ups founded by women by giving them access to year-long program that provides tools and resources ?

Finane Ministry
MSME
Google
Facebook
None of These


16. Fair trade regulator Competition Commission of India (CCI) imposed penalty of 591 crores on ______________ and its subsidiaries for violating Competition Act by imposing unfair conditions in Fuel Supply Agreements (FSAs) with power producers for supply of non coking coal ?

SAIL
GAIL
Coal India
BHEL
None of These


17. Few banks, including ICICI, Axis and HDFC will charge penalty of minimum Rs ___________ on cash withdrawals and deposit at bank branches after four free monthly transactions. It is aimed at discouraging cash transactions and promoting digital payments ?

200
150
250
350
None of These


18. Finance Minisry approved re-organisation of field formations of Central Board of Excise & Customs (CBEC) for implementation of Goods & Services Tax (GST). CBEC will be renamed as CBIC (___________________) after approval. ?

Central Board of Individual Taxes and Customs
Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs
Central Board of Indirect Trade and Customs
Central Board of Institutional Taxes and Customs
None of These


19. Finance Ministry allowed Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to conduct trials of plastic (polymer-based) currency notes of Rs __________ denominations in 5 cities ?

20
50
100
10
None of These


20. Finance Ministry approved public sector banks (PSBs) to offer ESOPs (___________________) to their employees from FY 2017-18. It will help PSBs to motivate employees to work towards strengthening financial status of their banks so that their share value rises ?

Employee Stock Option plans
Employer Stock Option plans
Employee Shared Option plans
Employer Shared Option plans
None of These


21. Finance Ministry lowered interest rates on all small saving schemes by __________________ for April-June 2017 - 18 quarter. These schemes amd their updated interest rates are -

  1. Public provident fund (PPF) - 7.9 %
  2. National Savings Certificate (NSC) - 7.9 %
  3. Kisan Vikas Patra - 7.6 %
  4. Sukanya Samriddhi Account - 8.4 %
  5. Senior Citizens Savings Scheme - 8.4 %
  6. Term deposits of 1-5 years - 6.9 - 7.7 %
  7. 5-year recurring deposit has been pegged lower at 7.2%.
0.1 %
0.6 %
0.9 %
0.4 %
None of These


22. Branches of ____________ and 5 SBI Associate Banks will operate under State Bank of India (SBI), from April 1, 2017 ?

Dena Bank
Bharatiya Mahila Bank
Bank of Maharashtra
South Indian Bank
None of These


23. Government announced that approx ___________ debit cards were subjected to malware attack through ATMs that were connected with switch of Hitachi ?

2 Crore
9 lakh
2 lakh
29 lakh
None of These


24. Government approved ________ additional Dearness allowance for Central government employees and Dearness relief for pensioners. ?

8 %
6 %
5 %
20 %
2 %


25. Government approved amendments in National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act 1981 -

  1. Increase authorized capital of NABARD from Rs. 5,000 crore to Rs. ______________ and further if needed.
  2. Transfer of 0.4% equity of RBI in NABARD amounting to Rs. 20 crores to Government.
10,000 crore
20,000 crore
30,000 crores
40,000 crore
None of These


26. Government approved establishing Fund of Funds of Start-ups (FFS) with total corpus of Rs ___________ ?

10000 crores
1000 crores
20000 crores
5000 crores
None of These


27. Government approved special financial assistance for bifurcated _____________, as special dispensation in funding of Externally Aided Projects (including irrigation component of Polavaram project).

Assam
Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka
Goa
None of These


28. _______________ launched electronic virtual assistant (EVA), India’s first artificial intelligence-driven banking chatbot, for customer services. It can answer millions of customer queries across multiple channels instantly ?

Yes Bank
Axis Bank
HDFC Bank
Kotak Mahindra Bank
None of These


29. _______________ recently launched India’s first life insurance chatbot‚ Haptik‚ to help users choose most suitable life insurance plans ?

Policy Bazaar
IRDAI
Max Health Insurance
LIC
HDFC Life


30. ___________ launched instant digital Loan Against Securities (LAS) facility in collaboration with National Securities Depository Ltd.(NSDL) ?

Yes Bank
ICICI Bank
HDFC Bank
Kotak Mahindra Bank
None of These


31. ___________ launched‚ Mera iMobile‚ as India’s first one stop banking app for range of digital services for rural customers ?

Yes Bank
HDFC Bank
Axis Bank
ICICI Bank
None of These


32. ___________ became first bank in India to launch biometric-based payment system Aadhaar Pay through its network to enable merchants to receive payments from customers without any physical payment instrument. To pay, customer has to select bank’s name and enter Aadhaar number ?

HDFC Bank
IDFC Bank
Axis Bank
ICICI Bank
None of These


33. India signd USD ___________ loan agreement with World Bank for‚ Uttarakhand Health Systems Development Project ?

100 Million
10 Million
200 Million
250 Million
None of These


34. India signed its first loan agreement with New Development Bank (BRICS Bank), as _________ credit for development of district roads in Madhya Pradesh ?

$500 million
$450 million
$250 million
$150 million
$350 million


35. Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) approved loans of __________ Rupees for clean energy projects in FY18, that plays major role in reducing pollution ?

23000 Crores
13000 Crores
15000 Crores
28000 Crores
None of These


36. State Bank of India (SBI) has incorporated SBIIMS (_________________) to manage its premises and estate related matters ?

SBI Infra Management Solutions Pvt. Ltd
SBI Infra Mutual Solutions Pvt. Ltd
SBI Inter Management Solutions Pvt. Ltd
SBI Intra Management Solutions Pvt. Ltd
None of These


37. ___________ accquired 100% stake in IL& FS Securities Services Ltd (ISSL) ?

Yes Bank
HDFC Bank
Axis Bank
ICICI Bank
IndusInd Bank


38. Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDAI) proposed increasing insurance premium to ______________ for cars, motor cycles as well as commercial vehicles from April 1, 2017 ?

50 %
60 %
40 %
35 %
None of These


39. _____________ launched MoneyPlant RuPay International Platinum Debit Card to provide more privileges to its premium & High net worth individual (HNI) customers ?

ICICI Bank
Karnataka Bank
HDFC Bank
Axis Bank
None of These


40. _______________ launched 3 tech-services‚ FASTag, UPI (Unified Payment Interface) and BBPS (Bharat Bill Payment System) ?

ICICI Bank
Axis Bank
South Indian Bank
Yes Bank
Karur Vysya Bank


41. ___________ achieved maximum registrations under Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime with 60% of total 2.5 lakh traders migrating to new platform - GST ?

Karnataka
Kerala
Mizoram
Manipur
None of These


42. _________ tied up with Centrum Group, in which LVB will refer its High Net Worth Individuals (HNI) to Centrum for wealth management and family office services ?

South Indian Bank
Lakshmi Vilas Bank
Yes Bank
Catholic Syrian Bank
None of These


43. McNally Bharat Engineering Company bagged 415 crore order from ______________ Power Generation Corporation Ltd, for operation and maintenance of 500 MW grid connected solar power project ?

Andhra Pradesh
Telangana
Manipur
Mizoram
None of These


44. Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITY) issued draft Information Technology (Security of PPI) Rules 2017 for PPI (_______________) company / e wallet firms (Like Paytm, Freecharge, Mobikwik etc).

Postpaid Payment Institutions
Pure Path Instruments
Prepaid Payment Institutions
Postpaid Payment Instruments
Prepaid Payment Instruments


45. Mobile Wallte Firm _________ has set up a new company -‚ _______ Financial Services, to sell financial products like insurance and mutual funds to its planned payments bank account holders. As Payment banks can't give loans, selling these financial products will be core source of revenue. It has recently launched Insurance of upto INR 20000 for its e-Wallet ?

Freecharge
Paytm
Mobikwik
Oxigen
None of These


46. ___________ accquired GSPC’s (Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation) 80% state in KG (Krishna Godavari)-basin natural gas block for $1.2 billion ?

ONGC
SAIL
GAIL
BHEL
None of These


47. ___________ became first e-commerce firm to become member of self-regulatory voluntary organization Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) ?

Jabong
Amazon
Flipkart
Snapdeal
Paytm


48. RBI proposed to fix upper limit for Pre-paid Payment Instruments (PPIs) at Rs ___________ in view of growing usage of PPIs for a purchase of goods and services ?

1 lakh
2 lakh
3 lakh
4 lakh
None of These


49. Reliance General Insurance entered into bancassurance tie-up with _____________, to enable RGI to offer its general insurance products to Catholic Syrian Bank's customers. Similar MOU is signed between Karnataka Bank and Bajaj Allianz General Insurance Company ?

Axis Bank
Catholic Syrian Bank
ICICI Bank
Yes Bank
None of These


50. Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will issue new Rs __________ currency notes with enhanced security features. New notes will be in the Mahatma Gandhi Series-2005 with inset letter ‘L’ in both number panels ?

500
2000
100
1000
10


51. Reserve Bank of India ruled that Non-banking Financial Company (NBFC) cannot lend more than Rs ___________ in cash against gold as against earlier Rs 1 lakh. RBI also stated that Bank branches that refuse to exchange soiled notes from people will have to pay penalty of INR 10000.?

25,000
50,000
10,000
75,000
None of These


52. Rs 3 - lakh limit proposed for cash payments in Budget 2017-18 will be brought down to Rs ____________, from April 1, 2017. This is aimed at tightening large deals in cash ?

50000
1 lakh
2 lakh
2.5 lakh
None of These


53. Rural Electric Corporation donated INR ___________ Towards Government's Swachh Bharat Kosh (SBK) ?

100 crores
50 crores
75 crores
25 crores
None of These


54. __________ bank VTB decided to close its only office in New Delhi, India to cut costs but will continue to work in India ?

Swedish
Swiss
Danish
German
Russian


55. ______________ has launched Unnati Credit Card to spread its Credit card userbase, targeting bank's customers with balance of at least Rs 25,000 in savings account ?

Yes Bank
ICICI
SBI Card
KMB
None of These


56. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) allowed celebrities to endorse‚ ___________ products at industry level purpose of increasing awareness of mutual funds as a financial product category ?

Mutual Fund‚ 
Life Insurance
Health Insurance
DEMAT
None of These


57. ___________ announced a one-time farm loan settlement scheme worth Rs 6000 crore primarily for tractors.

  1. Under this, loans disbursed before 2011 and falling under doubtful / loss category will be considered. ____________’s total farm loan portfolio is Rs. 1.25 Lakh Crore and tractor loan book is about 6,000 crore.
PNB
SBI
BOB
ICICI Bank
None of These


58. State Bank of India (SBI) will charge customers for not maintaining Monthly Account Average Balance (MAB) in savings bank accounts from April 1, 2017. Minimum monthly balance for savings bank account holders is -

  1. Metropolitan - INR ___________.
  2. Urban - INR 3000.
  3. Semi-urban - INR 2000
  4. Rural - INR 1000.
5000
10000
7000
8000
None of These


59. ____________ and Confederation of Real Estate Developers' Associations of India (CREDAI) signed MoU to conduct various initiatives towards development of realty sector ?

State Bank of India
Yes Bank
Punjab National Bank
ICICI Bank
None of These


60. _________ state Government Budget Highlights for 2017 - 18 ?

  1. Swami Vivekananda Youth Empowerment (SVAYEM) Yojana to be launched, under which loans of Rs 1 lakh for new businesses and Rs 2 lakh for existing ones at a subsidised rate of 20% will be given.
  2. Self help groups (SHGs) under Kanaklata Mahila Sabalikaran Yojana will be provided with assistance of 5 lakh.
  3. Tejasvi Navadhitamastu Edu-Infra Funds for development of colleges and universitiesm at approx 667 crores expenditure.
  4. Rs 5000 to each of 6.5 lakh tea garden workers, with allocation of 287 crores.
  5. Under Deen Dayal Divyang Sahajya Achani - INR 5000 will be given to 4.5 Lakh Divyang in state.
  6. Mission Muga launched to Increase Muga Silk Production 10 Times by 2026.
  7. Housing Loans to be given to Govt employess at 5.05 % Interest Rate.
Manipur
Bihar
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
None of These


61. ________ Government proposed 3 universities to be opened in 2017 - 18 => Purnia University, Pataliputra University and Munger University.?

Mizoram
Manipur
Assam
Bihar
None of These


62. _________ state Government Budget Highlights for 2017 - 18 -

  1. Under Suchna Kranti Yojana, Rs 200 crore has been allocated for 45 lakh smartphones to be provided to rural families.
  2. Under Dial 112 scheme, police assistance will arrive within 10 minutes in urban areas, and in 30 minutes in rural areas.
  3. Divyang college will be set up at Raipur for educational upliftment of special children.

 

Rajasthan
Chhattisgarh
Jharkhand
Odisha
None of These


63. _________ state Government Budget Highlights for 2017 - 18 -

  1. 24 % of Total Budget has been alloted to education.
  2. Tax on air turbine fuel to be reduced to 1% from 25%

 

Rajasthan
Jammu and Kashmir
Haryana
Uttarakhand
Delhi


64. _________ state Government Budget Highlights for 2017 - 18 -

  1. Bicycles to 45,000 female students of class IX under the Vidya Sadhna Yojana (VSY).
  2. An independent State Food Commission (SFC) will be set up to monitor the functioning of the Food Security Act, 2013.
  3. A new corporation will be set up for undertaking welfare measures related to differently-abled persons (Divyangs).
  4. An exclusive university will be set up in Narmada District, to undertake studies and research related to tribal issues
Gujarat
Rajasthan
Maharashtra
Mizoram
None of These


65. _________ state Government Budget Highlights for 2017 - 18 -

  1. Under Deenbandhu Gram Uday Yojana‚ (in name of Choudhry Chhotu Ramji),‚ 1,500 villages with populations between 3,000 and 10,000 will be Developed, with outlay of INR 5000 crores. Scheme is funded by NABARD, with current fiscal's expenditure being 1,200 crores.
  2. Mangal Nagar Vikas Yogna‚ (In name of Noted Harayna Leader Mangal Sein)‚ to be implemented with outlay of Rs 1,000 crore for maintenance of existing infrastructure.
  3. Discount of 5 % (up to Rs 50) on electricity and water bills paid through BHIM app for residents in Haryana.
  4. New scheme‚ Manohar Jyoti‚ to provide 1,00,000 solar based home systems, at cost of 230 crores.
  5. New scheme for farmers to meet their irrigation energy needs through solar power by providing 3050 solar water pumping systems (2 & 5 HP).
Gujarat
Rajasthan
Himachal Pradesh
Haryana
None of These


66. _________ state Government Budget Highlights for 2017 - 18 -

  1. Implementation of the 7th pay commission from 1 April 2018.
  2. Create a social security fund and provide a universal basic income to below the poverty line people.
  3. Provide specially designed micro-credit ATM cards with cash credit limit of 10000 to all registered construction workers.
  4. Set up an Asset Reconstruction Company (ARC) in association with J&K bank.
  5. Set up a Mufti Memorial Gold Cup Football League
Haryana
Uttarakhand
Jammu and Kasmir
Rajasthan
None of These


67. _________ state Government Budget Highlights for 2017 - 18 -

  1. Tana Bhagat Development Authority and State Irrigation Commission would be set up.
  2. A new scheme to launched with name - Mukhyamantri Kitchen.
Chhattisgarh
Jharkhand
Mizoram
Manipur
None o f These


68. _________ state Government Budget Highlights for 2017 - 18 -

  1. 'Namma’ canteen (on lines of Amma canteen in Tamil Nadu) will provide meal at affordable price in Bengaluru. Similarly, Saviruchi Mobile Canteens in all 30 districts will be established.
  2. State Road Safety Authority will be constituted, to reduce road accidents and to improve road safety
  3. Free laptops to 1.5 lakh students getting into engineering, medical, polytechnic and first-grade colleges.
  4. LPG connections to 2 lakh BPL families of SC/ST communities.
  5. Ksheera Bhagya scheme of providing milk to school children to be increased from 3 days to 5 days in a week.
  6. Rs 1600 per beneficiary under new scheme named Anila Bhagya.
  7. New program Yuva Yuga will be implemented to train 1.1 lakh persons in IT, electronics, animation and other sectors
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Telangana
Kerala
None of These


69. _________ state Government Budget Highlights for 2017 - 18 -

  1. Free internet for 20 lakh economically-backward families.
  2. 10,000 young artists to be given Rs 10,000 per month each in the state.
  3. A new scheme under Carbon Neutral Program through NABARD proposed.
Manipur
Karnataka
Telangana
Kerala
None of These


70. _________ state Government Budget Highlights for 2017 - 18 -

  1. To provide food at subsided rate to poor in urban areas, Deendayal Rasoi Yojna will be launched (cost of Rs 10 crores).
  2. Setting up a‚ Vedant Peeth‚ at Omkareshwar, dedicated to Adiguru Shankaracharya.‚ Vir Bharat Nyas‚ will be set up to preserve memories of martyrs.
  3. 2017 - 18 to be named as Garib Kalyan Varsh by State Government.
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Mizoram
Manipur
None of These


71. Combined Budget of all Northeast States is collectively around ________ Crores in 2017 - 18.

50000
100000
10000
20000
None of These


72. _________ state Government Budget Highlights for 2017 - 18 -

  1. Chief Minister Health Service Mission proposed.
  2. To develop Puri into a world class heritage city, new scheme called ABADHA- Augmentation of Basic Amenities & Development of Heritage & Architecture will be rolled out with sum of 100 crores.
  3. Drinking water scheme ‘Basudha’ named after Buxi Jagabandhu.
  4. Urban Transformation Initiative (UNNATI) proposed with outlay of Rs 294 crore in recognition of the need for improvement of urban infrastructure.
Manipur
Odisha
Goa
Rajasthan
None of These


73. _________ state Government Budget Highlights for 2017 - 18 -

  1. 1 lakh new rural electricity connections to farmers and One lakh farmers will get soil health cards.
  2. 15 per cent hike of VAT on cigarettes.
  3. 190 Cities to get fre WIFI in 2018.
  4. Under Deendayal Upadhyay Varisht Naagrik Programme, Pilgrimage for 20 thousand senior citizens will be arranged.
  5. Slashing stamp duty from 5 to 3 %
Goa
Mizoram
Manipur
Rajasthan
None of These


74. _________ state Government Budget Highlights for 2017 - 18 -

  1. Government to replace State Planning Commission with State Development Policy Council.
  2. To prevent fragmentation of land holdings, new scheme called farmer producer groups will be federated into farmer producer organisations to promote collective farming for credit mobilisation, better adoption of technology.
  3. 10000 blind people will be provided with smart canes and Disability pension was increased to INR 2000 from 1000
Andhra Pradesh
Karnataka
Kerala
Telangana
Tamil Nadu


75. _________ state Government Budget Highlights for 2017 - 18 -

  1. MLALAD (Member of legislative assembly local area development) funds are from 30 to 35 lakh / year. Subsidy for unemployed youths under 'Swabalamban' is increased from 75,000 to 1 lakh. ‚ ‚  ‚ 
  2. 5 pension schemes will be introduced for folk artistes, carpenters, blacksmiths, potters and harijans at rate of Rs 700 / month.
Manipur
Meghalaya
Tripura
Nagaland
None of These


76. _________ state Government Budget Highlights for 2017 - 18 -

  1. Slashing stamp duty from 5 to 2 %.
  2. As a relief for small businesses, it is proposed to increase threshold for payment of tax from Rs. 10 lakh to Rs.20 lakh.
West Bengal
Telangana
Tripura
Kerala
None of These


77. Supreme Court held that _________ cannot be made mandatory by the government for extending the benefits of its welfare schemes to people. ?

Bank Account
PAN Card
Aadhaar card
Ration Card
None of These


78. ___________ inaugurated 40‚ transformed branches under Project Ananya, a 2 year large-scale transformation‚ project aimed ar providing customers with best in class services ?

SBI
BOB
PNB
Syndicate Bank
None of These


79. ___________ Government launched a housing scheme for Below Poverty Line Families, estimated at INR 1580 crores. ?

West Bengal
Assam
Mizoram
Telangana
Tamil Nadu


80. ____________launched mobile application ‘myLoan’ To Offer Personal Loans upto 13 Lakh, to young and mobile savvy audience. It is like any social networking profile which will make a real-time assessment of borrower’s loan application, using several digital, social and financial data ?

Reliance Capital
ICICI Bank
Tata Capital
SBI
None of These


81. Telecom operator ____________ will merge with Vodafone India, to create world’s second largest (after China Mobile) and India’s largest telecom company with 40 crore customers and 41% revenue market share in India. Kumar Mangalam Birla will be chairperson of the merged entity. Vodafone will own 45.1% in combined entity, with Kumar Mangalam Birla and other promoters to have 26%.

Idea Cellular
Aircel
Airtel
Tata Indicom
None of These


82. Trade Mark Rules 2017 came into effect, replacing erstwhile Trade Mark Rules 2002. In Revamped trade mark rules, number of Trade Mark (TM) forms has been brought down to ____________ from existing 74 and fee for online filing has been kept at 10 % lower than that for physical filing. Fees for individuals, start-ups and small enterprises were reduced to Rs 4500 for e-filing of trade mark applications. ?

18
8
20
25
None of These


83. Truecaller partnered with __________ to launch its new Unified Payments Interface (UPI)-based mobile payment service “Truecaller Pay” ?

ICICI Bank
Axis Bank
Yes Bank
HDFC Bank
None of These


84. World Bank approved __________ million loan (23 years maturity) for India’s ambitious National Hydrology Project to improve its ability to forecast floods and reduce vulnerability to recurring floods and droughts. ?

$175
$275
$375
$475
None of These


85. World Bank approved USD __________ loan to strengthen gram panchayats (GPs) in West Bengal ?

510 million
410 million
310 million
210 million
None of These


86. World Bank offered assistance of over $1 billion to ______________ State, in areas of urban transport and climate resilient agriculture ?

Gujarat
Rajasthan
Goa
Maharashtra
None of These


87. World Bank will provide loan to develop internal transmission arrangements for upcoming Rewa Ultra Mega Solar project in ___________, under its Clean Technology Fund (CTF). Loan amount will be 25% of loan amount and Interest rate will be .25 %. ?

Andhra Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh
Odisha
Karnataka
None of These




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