Current Affairs Quiz – March 02 2023

Current Affairs Quiz – March 02 2023

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Current Affairs Quiz– March 02 2023

1. Which bank has announced the acquisition of business undertakings of Citibank India?
b) Axis Bank
d) City Union Bank

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Answer b) Axis Bank.
The deal of Axis Bank taking over the Retail Business concluded after finalising an amount of Rs 11,603 crores on March 01, 2023 (Wednesday). However, the sale excludes Citibank’s institutional client businesses in India.

2. According to report, which Indian telecom has become second-strongest telecom brand in world?
b) VI
c) Airtel
d) Jio
Anwer d) Jio.
Reliance Jio has climbed up to number two rank — up from fifth place last year — in a list of the top 10 strongest telecom brands in the world. In this post we will explore the Top 150 most valuable and strongest telecoms operator brands according to Brand Finance 2023 rankings.[/su_spoiler]

3. India approved purchase of 70 HTT-40 basic trainer aircraft, from which company?
a) Bharat Electronics
b) National Aerospace Laboratories
c) Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited
d) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)

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Answer d) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL).
The approval was given to the Indian Air Force (IAF). The procurement would cost around Rs 6,828 crore. The aircraft will be supplied over a period of six years. The aircraft is expected to meet the shortage of basic trainer aircraft of the IAF required for training newly inducted pilots.

4. With which bank, IRCTC has launched India’s most rewarding co-branded travel credit card?
b) Axis Bank
c) SBI
d) City Union Bank

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Answer a) HDFC.
Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corp Ltd (IRCTC) and HDFC Bank, announced the launch of a co-branded travel credit card. Known as the IRCTC HDFC Bank Credit Card, the newly launched co-branded card is available exclusively on NPCI’s Rupay network.

5. Bola Tinubu elected as the new President of ___________.
a) Somalia
b) Nigeria
c) Cameroon
d) Niger

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Answer b) Nigeria.
Nigerian electoral officials announced on 1 March 2023 that the ruling party’s candidate in the presidential election, Bola Tinubu, has been elected as the country’s new president.

6. Which nation won GSMA Government Leadership Award 2023?
a) Iran
b) Russia
c) China
d) India

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Answer d) India.
Groupe Speciale Mobile Association (GSMA) has conferred Government Leadership Award 2023 to India for implementing best practices in telecom policy and regulation.

7. Who is the host country of multilateral air exercise – Desert Flag VIII?
a) Kuwait
b) Australia
c) UK
d) UAE

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Answer d) UAE.
The India Air Force Contingent, which is taking part in this exercise, includes 110 Air Warriors along with 5 LCA Tejas and two C-17 Globemaster III aircraft.


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