Current Affairs of 25 November 2022
Que.1 Which bank has launched face authentication-based savings bank account opening for customers recently?
1. India Post Payments Bank
2. Paytm Payments Bank
3. ICICI Bank
4. Airtel Payments Bank
Answer:- The correct answer is Airtel Payments Bank.
•Airtel Payments Bank has introduced face authentication-based savings bank account opening for customers.
•The company claims that the feature will ease the process of account opening.
•The company also claims that it is the first Payments Bank in the country to introduce this facility.
Que 2 Who has inaugurated SARAS AAJEEVIKA MELA 2022 at India International Trade Fair in New Delhi?
1. Arvind Kejriwal
2.. Giriraj Singh
3. Amit Shah
4. Piyush Goyal
Answer: The correct answer is Giriraj Shah.
•Rural Development Minister Giriraj Singh inaugurates SARAS AAJEEVIKA MELA, 2022 at India International Trade Fair in New Delhi.
Que.3 Where was the Indian Air Force’s Air Fest 2022 organized?
Answer: The correct answer is Nagpur.
•Indian Air Force held Air Fest 2022 showcasing manoeuvres of planes & helicopters on November 19.
•The annual air show was organised at Headquarters Maintenance Command, Vayusena Nagar in Nagpur.
Que.4 Which state has inaugurated the UNESCO-India-Africa Hackathon 2022 at the Gautam Buddha University?
3. Himachal Pradesh
4. Uttar Pradesh
Answer: The correct answer is Uttar Pradesh.
•Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Shri Yogi Adityanath mentioned about the strong historical ties between India and African countries.
•He thanked Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for choosing UP as venue for this one of its kind initiative in the world.
Que 5 In November 2022, The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) allowed HDFC Bank Ltd and Canara Bank Ltd to open a special “vostro account” for trade in Rupees with which country?
Answer: The correct answer is Russia.
•The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) allowed HDFC Bank Ltd and Canara Bank Ltd to open a special “vostro account” for trade in Rupees with Russia.
•Vostro accounts are accounts a bank holds on behalf of another, often foreign bank, and this forms a key part of correspondent banking.
Que 6 The 21st World Congress of Accountants 2022 was hosted by The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India in Mumbai in Hybrid mode in November 2022. The theme for the WCOA 2022 is______.
1. Building Trust Enabling Sustainability
Answer: The correct answer is Building trust enabling sustainability.
•Union Commerce and Industry MinisterPiyush Goyal has said that India is a bright shining spot in the world economy amidst global economic uncertainty.
Que 7. Who has inaugurated ’53 Hours Challenge’ for ’75 Creative Minds Tomorrow?
Answer: The correct answer is Anurag Singh thakur.
•’53-Hour Challenge’ inaugurated today by Union Minister Anurag Thakur, is being organized on the side-lines of the 53rd International Film Festival of India (IFFI).
•The competition will challenge the 75 ‘Creative Minds’ to produce a short film on their idea of India@100, all in 53 hours.
Que. 8 OECD cuts India growth rate forecast to_______ in 2022 and warns of slow world economic growth.
1. 6.4 %
3. 6.6 %correct
Answer: The correct answer is 6.6%.
•The Organisation for Economic Co- operation and Development (OECD) has cut the expected growth rate of the Indian economy in 2022 to 6.6% from its earlier forecast of 6.9% but it has retained its earlier forecast of 5.7% in 2023.
Que.9 The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) in November 2022 had proposed a______volume cap for third-party app providers (TPAP) in a bid to avoid concentration risk.
Answer: The correct answer is 30%.
•In order to avoid concentration risk in November 2022, NPCI proposed a 30 per cent volume cap for third-party app providers (TPAP).
•A meeting has already taken place to comprehensively look at all aspects.
•Besides NPCI officials, senior officials of the finance ministry and RBI also participated in this meeting.
Que.10 Which Bank has won the national award from Pension Fund regulatory and Development Authority (PFRDA) for significant enrolment under Atal Pension Yojana(APY) in November 2022.
1. Indian Overseas Bank
2. State Bank of India
3. Central Bank of India
4. Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank
Answer: The correct answer is Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank.
•Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB)has bagged the national award fromPension Fund regulatory and DevelopmentAuthority (PFRDA) for significant enrolment under Atal Pension Yojana (APY).