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Question 1

What will be the minimum retention period under the re-introduced Voluntary Retention Route (VRR) for investments by Foreign Portfolio Investors (FPIs) by RBI?

A. 4 years
B. 3 years
C. 5 years
D. 2 years

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Question 2

Who is the author of the book titled-A Little Book of India: Celebrating 75 years of Independence?

A. Ruskin Bond
B. Sudha Murty
C. Arundhati Roy
D. Chetan Bhagat

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Question 3

Who is the author of the biography on Neeraj Chopra titled 'Golden Boy Neeraj Chopra'?

A. Manorama Jafa
B. Navdeep Singh Gill
C. B. N. Goswamy
D. Jagreet Kaur

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Question 4

Which start-up partnered with Reliance General Insurance Company Ltd. (RGICL) to introduce customised digital insurance solutions for the rural population, especially the farmers?

A. Arjate Farms
C. Farmonaut
D. Fasal

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Question 5

Google invested $1 billion in which Indian company to expand its hold in India?

A. Reliance
C. Airtel
D. Mahindra

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Question 6

What is the global rank of the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) in the Brand Finance most valuable insurance brand in 2022?

A. 15
B. 7
C. 3
D. 10

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Question 7

What is the projected GDP growth forecast of India in FY23 as per CRISIL?

A. 9.90%
B. 8.40%
C. 6.50%
D. 7.80%

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Question 8

What is the rank of India in terms of its official gold reserves as per the Goldhub portal of the World Gold Council?

A. 2nd
B. 6th
C. 9th
D. 10th

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Question 9

Ashneer Grover is the co-founder of which among the following companies?

A. BharatPe
B. Paytm
C. PayPal
D. Global66

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Question 10

The Government of India has extended the Scheme of Assistance to National Sports Federations (NSFs) for five years till 2025-26. How much amount has been allocated to the scheme over the extended period?

A. Rs. 1777 crore
B. Rs. 1272 crore
C. Rs. 1474 crore
D. Rs. 1575 crore

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Question 11

'CAR T-cell therapy' which was seen in the news is used to treat which disease?

A. Sickle Cell Anaemia
B. Tuberculosis
C. Diphtheria
D. Cancer

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Question 12

Who is the author of the graphic novel Atharva - The Origin, in which Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been portrayed as the superhero Atharva?

A. Shamik Dasgupta
B. Ramesh Thamilmani
C. Sarnath Banerjee
D. Ashok Banker

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Question 13

How many sites in India are listed in UNESCO's Tentative List of Heritage Sites?

A. 46
B. 50
C. 52
D. 61

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Question 14

Which institution released the 'Death Penalty in India' Report?

A. National Law University
B. National Crime Records Bureau
C. Both A & B
D. None of the above

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Question 15

HaPpyShop is a new Convenience Store business launched by which company?

A. Paytm
C. Reliance Industries

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Question 16

India has approved a Digital Work Plan 2022 with which intergovernmental organisation?

B. G20

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Question 17

Which organization & Goa Shipyard Ltd. signed MoU for Rooftop Solar Power Projects?


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Question 18

Which tech giant has partnered with Bharti Airtel to invest USD 1 billion in the telecom major to accelerate the growth of India's digital ecosystem?

A. Apple
B. Microsoft
C. Google
D. Amazon

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Question 19

The World Gold Council (WGC) data shows that the total gold demand in India rose to how much in 2021?

A. 689.2 tonnes
B. 797.3 tonnes
C. 446.4 tonnes
D. 849.3 tonnes

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Question 20

Which platform has launched the campaign named 'Take a Break'?

A. Twitter
B. Instagram
C. Google
D. Whatsapp

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Question 21

As per NASSCOM, the Assets under management for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Funds was recorded how much in 2021?

A. USD 500 million
B. USD 450 million
C. USD 650 million
D. USD 600 million

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Question 22

Who is the author of the book titled "Fearless Governance"?

A. Kiran Bedi
B. Rajni Bakshi
C. Abhijit Banerjee
D. Jagdish Bhagwati

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Question 23

Who will undertake the initiative named #SheMeansBusiness programme, in partnership with FICCI'?

A. Amazon
B. Microsoft
C. Apple
D. Meta

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Question 24

Home Delivery of medicines under the Services e-Health Assistance and Teleconsultation scheme is effective has been launched by which ministry?

A. Ministry of Sports
B. Ministry of Women & Child Development
C. Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
D. Ministry of Defence

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Question 25

Spikevax, which received full approval from US FDA, was manufactured by which pharma company?

A. Astrazeneca
B. Pfizer
C. Johnson and Johnson
D. Moderna

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Question 26

Which was the most congested city in India in 2021?

A. Mumbai
B. Bengaluru
C. New Delhi
D. Chennai

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Question 27

NASA is planning to retire the International Space Station by which year?

A. Dec-25
B. Jan-31
C. Mar-30
D. Jan-26

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Question 28

The Economic Survey 2021-22 states that the government has set up NLMC to fast track monetisation of land and non-core assets of public sector entities. What is the initial authorised share capital of NLMC?

A. Rs 4,000 crore
B. Rs 5,000 crore
C. Rs 2,000 crore
D. Rs 3,000 crore

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Question 29

Which of the following Indian classical dance is associated with the late Milena Salvini of France?

A. Kathakali
B. Sattriya
C. Odissi
D. Bharatanatyam

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Question 30

In February 2022, two new sites from India has been added to the Ramsar list. Name the two newly added sites?

A. Khijadiya Wildlife sanctuary
B. Bakhira Wildlife sanctuary
C. Udaypur Wildlife Sanctuary
D. Both A & B

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Question 31

Paytm Money has launched which AI-based messenger (India's first) for users to invest and track markets?

A. Hose
B. Jolt
C. Gosh
D. Pops

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Question 32

What is the length of the Statue of Equality that has been dedicated by PM?

A. 160 feet
B. 150 feet
C. 250 feet
D. 216 feet

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Question 33

PM Modi addressed the celebration of the National Commission for Women Foundation Day programme to mark which anniversary of the establishment of NCW?

A. 25
B. 46
C. 30
D. 48

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Question 34

What was the rank of the Reserve Bank of India in terms of buying Gold among the world's Central Banks in 2021?

A. 2
B. 1
C. 3
D. 5

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Question 35

SBI has partnered with which company for financing solar power projects through its dedicated centralized processing cell named 'Surya Shakti Cell'?

A. Jackson Group
B. Moser Baer Solar
C. Photon Energy Systems
D. Tata Power Solar

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Question 36

Neelachal Ispat Nigam Ltd (NINL) has been acquired by which of these companies?

A. NTPC Ltd.
B. Tata Group
C. Reliance Industries
D. Adani Group

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Question 37

Tata Sky has rebranded itself. What is the new brand name of the entity?

A. Tata Trend
B. Tata Play
C. Tata World
D. Tata Pro

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Question 38

Which entity has partnered with NPCI to enable Indian customers with an active UPI ID to receive real-time, international payments into their bank accounts?

A. TerraPay
B. Western Union
C. Small World
D. Transfast

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Question 39

Which sector was least affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, as per Economic Survey 2021-2022?

A. Mining
B. Agriculture
C. Construction
D. Services

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Question 40

Airtel Payments Bank partnered with which insurance company for providing cyber security insurance?

B. HDFC ERGO General Insurance
C. IFFCO Tokio General Insurance
D. ICICI Lombard General Insurance

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Question 41

Which base year is used to calculate the Gross Domestic Product on constant prices?

A. 2014-15
B. 2010-11
C. 2011-12
D. 2008-09

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Question 42

Who is the author of the book 'Fearless Governance'?

A. Raghuram Rajan
B. Subramanian Swamy
C. Bimal Jalan
D. Dr Kiran Bedi

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Question 43

What is the type of authorisation granted to Covishield and Covaxin vaccines, as of January 2022?

A. Conditional Market Authorisation
B. Emergency Use Authorisation
C. Essential Market Authorisation
D. Full Market Authorisation

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Question 44

Who is the Chairperson of the Empowered Group of Secretaries (EGoS) to monitor the progress of the PLI Scheme for the textile sector?

A. Finance Minister
B. Finance Secretary
C. Cabinet Secretary
D. MeitY Secretary

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Question 45

The India-Central Asia Summit 2022 coincided with which anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Central Asian countries?

A. 45th
B. 30th
C. 50th
D. 25th

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Question 46

Who is the author of the book "The $10 Trillion Dream"?

A. Shaktikanta Das
B. Hasmukh Adhia
C. Subhash Chandra Garg
D. Ajay Bhushan Pandey

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Question 47

Former RBI Governor, Urjit Patel has stepped down as the non-executive and independent director of which company?

A. ITC Limited
B. Dabur Limited
C. Britannia Industries Limited
D. Hindustan Unilever Limited

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Question 48

The Global Center of Excellence in Affordable and Clean Energy (GCoE-ACE) has been set up at which of these institutions?

A. IIT Dharwad
B. IIT Kanpur
C. IIT Delhi
D. IIT Ropar

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Question 49

The 13 Tiger Range Countries have set up the TX2 goal to double the population of tigers in member countries by which year?

A. 2025
B. 2030
C. 2022
D. 2028

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Question 50

Who is the Chairman of the LIC whose term has been extended by the government till March 2023?

A. M R Kumar
B. Siddhartha Mohanty
C. Pankaj Jain
D. Mukesh Gupta

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Question 51

The Government of India has made it mandatory for the telecom companies to store international calls, satellite phone calls, conference calls and messages for a minimum period of how many years?

A. 2
B. 1
C. 3
D. 5

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Question 52

The Government of India has officially handed over Air India to the Tata Group. What is the value of this deal?

A. Rs 20,000 crore
B. Rs 12,000 crore
C. Rs 18,000 crore
D. Rs 15,000 crore

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Question 53

The Indian Coast Guard celebrated which edition of its Raising Day ceremony?

A. 49th
B. 46th
C. 42nd
D. 44th

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Question 54

What is the name of the official mobile app of the Parliament of India, launched by Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla?

A. Digital Diet App
B. Digital Parliament App
C. Digital House App
D. Digital Sansad App

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Question 55

What is the other name of 'National Conference on Agriculture for Summer Campaign'?

A. Kharif Conference
B. Rabi Conference
C. Zaid Conference
D. Cash Crop Conference

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Question 56

What was the mission period of National Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana?

A. 2015-2019
B. 2014-2018
C. 2016-2020
D. 2017-2021

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Question 57

How many aircraft took part in the Republic Day Flypast 2022?

A. 80
B. 75
C. 66
D. 90

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Question 58

Which Indian Tiger Reserve have been bag the TX2 Award for 2022?

A. Similipal National Park
B. Orang Tiger Reserve
C. Mudumalai National Park
D. Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve

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Question 59

What is the central theme of the Economic Survey 2021-22?

A. Ethical Wealth Creation
B. Saving Lives and Livelihoods
C. Agile approach
D. Enable Markets, Promote 'Pro-Business' Policies

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Question 60

What is the theme of Financial Literacy week 2022 being observed by RBI in 2022?

A. Go Digital, Go Secure
C. Credit Discipline and Credit from Formal Institutions
D. Farmers

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Question 61

What is the theme of Safer Internet Day for 2022?

A. Security and Internet, Hand in hand
B. Together for a better internet
C. Internet for a secure world
D. Internet and cyber security

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Question 62

What is the theme of the tableau of Uttar Pradesh for 2022?

A. One District One Product
B. Kashi Vishwanath Dham
C. 'One District One Product and Kashi Vishwanath Dham'
D. One Nation One Product

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Question 63

What is the theme of World Leprosy Day 2022?

A. The target of zero cases of leprosy-related disabilities in children
B. Ending the stigma
C. United for Dignity
D. Leprosy is curable

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Question 64

Based on the data released by the economic think tank Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy. What was the rate of unemployment recorded in January 2022?

A. 6.97%
B. 7.77%
C. 5.47%
D. 6.57%

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Question 65

NPCI has announced to observe which month as the 'UPI Safety and Awareness Month'?

A. April
B. May
C. February
D. March

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Question 66

The first week of February has been designated by the UN General Assembly to be observed as which week?

A. Disarmament Week
B. World Interfaith Harmony Week
C. World Immunization Week
D. World Space Week

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Question 67

What is the theme of the 2022 International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation?

A. Accelerating Investment to End FGM
B. No Time for Global Inaction: Unite, Fund, and Act to End FGM
C. Achieving the new Global Goals through the elimination of Female Genital Mutilation by 2030
D. Unleashing Youth Power

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Question 68

Which Indian automotive company has acquired a 75 percent stake in the Swiss e-Mobility Group (SEMG) for $100 million?

A. Eicher Motors
B. Bajaj Auto Limited
C. Honda Motor Company
D. TVS Motor Company

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Question 69

UNCITRAL, seen in the news, is a UN Agency associated with which field?

A. Climate Change
B. Insolvency
C. Children Welfare
D. Heritage

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Question 70

With the integration of Chhattisgarh, the 'One Nation One Ration Card' plan is operational in how many states/UT?

A. 20
B. 15
C. 35
D. 25

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