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    1. The Ministry of Civil Aviation gave approval (in Oct’ 21) to SNV Aviation Pvt Ltd to operate commercial flights across India under which brand name?
      1) Arrive Safe
      2) Safe Escape
      3) Akasa Air
      4) Jet World
      5) Smart Wing
      Answer-3) Akasa Air
      The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) gave NOC (No Objection Certificate) to SNV Aviation Pvt Ltd to operate commercial flights across India under the brand name ‘Akasa Air’ from summer 2022. It is backed by Rakesh Jhunjhunwala and former Jet Airways CEO Vinay Dube.
      i. As per SNV Aviation, it will be Ultra Low Cost Carrier (ULCC) which will be India’s most dependable, affordable and greenest airline.

    2. Which became the first Indian NBFC to launch instant Business Loan on ‘WhatsApp’?
      1) Tata Capital Financial Services
      2) India Infoline Finance Limited
      3) Shriram Transport Finance Limited
      4) Bajaj Finance Limited
      5) HDB Finance Services Limited
      Answer-2) India Infoline Finance Limited
      IIFL (India Infoline Limited) Finance became the first Indian NBFC (non-banking financial company) that launched instant business loans on WhatsApp up to Rs 10 lakh (Rs 1 million). The technological services for the same will be provided by Setu, IIFL Finance’s technology service provider.
      About IIFL Finance:
      MD– Venkataraman Rajamani
      Headquarter– Mumbai, Maharashtra

    3. In October 2021, Bharti AXA Life Insurance launched a new participating savings product named- ‘____________’ to provide long term financial stability to individuals.
      1) Bharti AXA SEHAT
      2) Bharti AXA Guaranteed Income
      3) Bharti AXA Life Unnati
      4) Bharti AXA REWARD
      5) Bharti AXA Futura
      Answer-3) Bharti AXA Life Unnati
      Bharti AXA Life Insurance launched a new participating savings product named ‘Bharti AXA Life Unnati’. It will provide long term financial stability to individuals with the dual benefits of savings and protection in a single product with 4 pay options.
      About Bharti AXA Life Insurance:
      Headquarters – Mumbai, Maharashtra
      MD & CEO – Parag Raja

    4. Which bank recently (in Oct’ 21) partnered with ‘Ezetap’ to offer a new service app named ‘My Vyappar’ to Indian retail sector businesses?
      1) Axis Bank
      2) Bandhan Bank
      3) HDFC Bank
      4) Punjab National Bank
      5) Canara Bank
      Answer-1) Axis Bank
      Ezetap collaborated with Axis Bank to offer a new service app ‘My Vyappar’ to retail businesses in India. The app also aims at motivating the merchants to increase the use of digital payments, by incentivizing them with rewards, upon achieving bank goals.
      About Axis Bank:
      CEO– Amitabh Chaudhry
      Tagline: Badhti ka Naam Zindagi

    5. Who was recently (in Oct’ 21) appointed as Chairman to the Board of ‘BharatPe’?
      1) Dinesh Kumar Khara
      2) Rajnish Kumar
      3) Sanjiv Puri
      4) Arundhati Bhattacharya
      5) Chanda Kochhar
      Answer-2) Rajnish Kumar
      Rajnish Kumar, former chairman of the State Bank of India(SBI) was appointed as the Chairman of the board of BharatPe, an ‘Indian’ leading fintech company.
      About BharatPe:
      CEO– Ashneer Grover
      Head office– New Delhi, Delhi

    6. Which country recently (in Oct’ 21) unveiled the world’s first automated driverless train?
      1) Japan
      2) China
      3) India
      4) Germany
      5) Singapore
      Answer-4) Germany
      German rail operator Deutsche Bahn and industrial group Siemens unveiled the world’s first automated, driverless train in the city of Hamburg, Germany. According to them, it is more punctual and energy efficient than traditional trains.
      About Germany:
      President – Frank-Walter Steinmeier
      Capital – Berlin
      Currency – Euro

    7. In October 2021, Asiatic Lioness named _________ , became the official mascot of the 7th edition of the ‘U17 Women’s World Cup’ which will be hosted by _________ in 2022.
      1) Hodori; Spain
      2) Ibha; Spain
      3) Ibha; India
      4) Hodori; India
      5) Miraitowa; México
      Answer-3) Ibha; India
      FIFA unveiled Ibha, an Asiatic lioness as the official mascot of the U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022. Ibha represents women power. The 7th edition of biennial international football tournament, the 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup is being hosted by India in 2022.
      i. Germany became the first team to qualify for the 2022 World Cup

    8. Name the personality who recently (in Oct’ 21) became the 1st Indian Women Cricketer to score a century in a pink-ball Test.
      1) Shafali Verma
      2) Smriti Mandhana
      3) Mithali Raj
      4) Harmanpreet Kaur
      5) Deepti Sharma
      Answer-2) Smriti Mandhana
      Indian women’s cricket team opener Smriti Mandhana became the first Indian woman to score a century in a pink-ball Test, when she played a 127-run knock against Australia in the one-off Pink Ball Test. She is also the Indian first woman to score a century on Australian soil.

    9. When is the ‘World Day Against the Death Penalty’ annually observed across the globe?
      1) 10th October
      2) 11th October
      3) 12th October
      4) 13th October
      5) 14th October
      Answer-1) 10th October
      World Day Against the Death Penalty is annually observed across the globe on 10th October with an aim to safeguard the health and rights of women and girls across the globe. The day unifies the global abolitionist movement and mobilizes civil society to support the abolition of capital punishment.

    10. Who authored the book titled ‘Lal Bahadur Shastri: Politics and Beyond’?
      1) Subramanian Swamy
      2) Sandeep Shastri
      3) Siddharth Shanghvi
      4) Sudha Murthy
      5) Pinarayi Vijayan
      Answer-2) Sandeep Shastri
      Sandeep Shastri authored the book titled ‘Lal Bahadur Shastri: Politics and Beyond’.