Current Affairs Questions 17 January 2021

Current Affairs Questions – 17 January 2021 provided to you by MockBank have all the relevant questions for the Current Awareness or General Knowledge section of IBPS Bank PO, IBPS Clerical, IAS, UPSC, CDS, Railways, NDA, State PCS, MBA, CLAT, and all other similar competitive examinations.

Daily Current Affairs Questions 17 January 2021

Q.1. Which bank has tie-up with Niyo, a new age fintech company to issue prepaid cards to Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises?
Ans. ICICI Bank

Q.2. Yes, Bank has announced its partnership with which bank to launch the ‘YES BANK Wellness’ and ‘YES BANK Wellness Plus’ Credit Cards – aimed at the holistic health, self-care, and wellness of consumers?
Ans. Aditya Birla Wellness Private Limited

Q.3. Who has inaugurated the two-day ‘Prarambh’, Startup India International Summit in New Delhi on 15 January 2021?
Ans. Piyush Goyal

Q.4. Which IT company will acquire Payments Technology Services Ltd (PTSL), a step-down subsidiary of fintech firm FIS for USD 9 million (about Rs 66 crore)
Ans. Tech Mahindra

Q.5. CARE Ratings has revised downwards its projection of the Centre’s fiscal deficit to ______ percent of GDP during FY21 against its earlier estimate of 9-9.5 percent.
Ans. -7.8%

Q.6. Which edition of Dhaka International Film Festival (DIFF) will be inaugurated on 16th January to the birth centenary of Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman?
Ans. 19th

Q.7. The Reserve Bank of India has set up a working group to study the digital lending activities of the regulated and unregulated players. This working group has been headed by whom?
Ans. Jayant Kumar Dash

Q.8. The government has approved procurement of how many Light Combat Aircraft(LCA) Tejas worth about 48 thousand crore rupees from Hindustan Aeronautics Limited for the Indian Air Force?
Ans. 83

Q.9. Natural Capital Accounting and Valuation of the Ecosystem Services (NCAVES) India Forum 2021 is being organised by which ministry?

Ans. Ministry of Statistics and Programme

Q.10. Padma Shri awardee D Prakash Rao passed away recently. He was related to which field?
Ans. Social Activist

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