1.What is the outlay of the National Infrastructure Plan, recently announced the Union Finance Minister?
[A] Rs.72 lakh crore
[B] Rs.82 lakh crore
[C] Rs.92 lakh crore
[D] Rs. 102 lakh crore
Ans: D [Rs. 102 lakh crore]
2.Who has been appointed as the Executive Director of the Monetary Policy Department in the Reserve Bank of India?
[A] Michael Patra
[B] Janak Raj
[C] B P Kanungo
[D] R Gandhi
Ans: B [Janak Raj]
3.Khadi wrist watches have been recently launched by the Khadi and Village Industries Commission, in association with which company?
Ans: B [Titan]
4.Which Indian firm recently got approval from NCLAT to acquire Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd?
[A] Tata Steel
[B] Jindal Steel and Power
[C] JSW Steel
[D] Vedanta Limited
Ans: C [JSW Steel ]
5.Who is the head of the proposed panel, which is set to review fiscal consolidation road map of Central and State Governments?
[A] Arvind Subramanian
[B] N. K. Singh
[C] Urjit Patel
[D] Sajjid Chinoy
Ans: B [N. K. Singh]
6.The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has how many members excluding the Chairperson?
Ans: C [Six]
7.Which Indian public sector bank unveiled a new logo ahead of its merger with the United Bank of India and the Oriental Bank of Commerce?
[A] Bank of Baroda
[B] Punjab National Bank
[C] Canara Bank
[D] Union Bank of India
Ans: B [Punjab National Bank]
8.Which e-commerce firm has launched an exclusive insurance policy to cover COVID-19, in association with ICICI Lombard and Go Digit General Insurance?
Ans: B [Flipkart]
9.The India International Exchange Limited (India INX), that was seen in news recently, is a subsidiary of which Indian stock exchange?
[A] National Stock Exchange of India (NSE)
[B] Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)
[C] Calcutta Stock Exchange
[D] United Stock Exchange of India
Ans: B [Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE)]
10.Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation has partnered with which facility to enable its pensioners submit digital Life certificates?
[A] India Post Payment Bank
[B] Common Service Centre
[C] Passport Seva Kendra
Ans: B [Common Service Centre]
11.Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has extended a line of credit (LOC) worth USD 215.68 million to which country?
Ans: B [Malawi]
12.Who is the head of SEBI’s revamped Advisory committee on Mutual funds?
[A] Uday Kotak
[B] Narayana Murthy
[C] Usha Thorat
[D] Adi Godrej
Ans: C [Usha Thorat]
13.Best Price, that was acquired by Flipkart, is the wholesale business of which company?
Ans: C [Walmart]
14.India has imposed restrictions on the import of which electronic gadget after two decades?
[A] Mobile Phones
[B] Colour Television sets
[D] Microwave Ovens
Ans: B [Colour Television sets]
15.By what amount, the Fair and Remunerative Prices (FRP) of sugarcane has been increased?
[A] Rs.10 per quintal
[B] Rs.15 per quintal
[C] Rs.20 per quintal
[D] Rs.25 per quintal
Ans: A [Rs.10 per quintal]
16.Which automobile company has shortlisted five start-ups to promote innovation in automobile sector?
[A] Maruti Suzuki
Ans: A [Maruti Suzuki]
17.Which Department of the Union Finance Ministry prepares the Union Budget?
[A] Department of Economic Affairs
[B] Department of Revenue
[C] Department of Expenditure
[D] Department of Financial Services
Ans: A [Department of Economic Affairs]
18.Which bank launched a cyber-fraud awareness campaign named ‘Mooh Band Rakho’?
[A] ICICI Bank
[B] Axis Bank
[C] Yes Bank
[D] HDFC Bank
Ans: D [HDFC Bank]
19. In the SDG Investor Map for India, UNDP and Invest India laid out how many investment opportunities areas (IOAs)?
Ans: D 
20.Which multilateral institution has launched an Asia Pacific Tax Hub, for better tax coordination among its members?
[C] World Bank
Ans: B [ADB]
21.In order to curtail the price rise in pulses, which of the following steps has been recently initiated by the Government of India?
[A] Decrease local production of pulses
[B] Impose stock holding limits on pulses
[C] Permit free import of pulses
[D] Incentivize pulse export
Ans: C [Permit free import of pulses]
22.Which regulatory body has barred Franklin Templeton Asset Management Company from launching new debt scheme for two years?
[B] Enforcement Directorate
Ans: D [SEBI]
23.Which is the major component of India’s foreign exchange reserves?
[B] Foreign Currency assets
[C] SDR with IMF
[D] Reserve Position with IMF
Ans: B [Foreign Currency assets]
24.Which organization has tied up with Manipal Business Solutions to expand reach in Rural Areas?
[A] HDFC ERGO General Insurance Company
[B] SBI General Insurance
[C] Bajaj Allianz General Insurance
[D] Universal Sompo General Insurance Company
Ans: B [SBI General Insurance]
25.Which bank has signed a MoU with Paralympic Committee of India to become one of the Banking Partners ahead of the Paralympic Games?
[A] State Bank of India
[B] Indian Bank
[C] Bank of Baroda
[D] Punjab National Bank
Ans: B [Indian Bank]
26Asian Development Bank has granted a USD 150 million loan to which state for a sustainable housing project for the urban poor?
[B] Tamil Nadu
[C] West Bengal
Ans: B [Tamil Nadu]
27.Which organization has launched ‘UniTransact,’ a digital proposition aimed at simplifying cross-border transactions?
[A] HSBC India
[B] State Bank of India
[C] Bandhan Bank
[D] Deutsche Bank
Ans: A [HSBC India]
29.The “Economy GPS Index” is released by which organization?
Ans: C [PHDCCI]
30.Which Indian state was ranked third in terms of per capita income in the fiscal year 2021-22?
[A] New Delhi
[D] Himachal Pradesh
Ans: A [New Delhi]