Banking, Finance & Economy Current Affairs Quiz – March 14 ,2023
Published: March 14, 2023
1. Who is the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Axis Mutual Fund?
[A] Sanjay Kumar Verma
[B] B Gopkumar
[C] Sanjay Khanna
[D] Prasad K Panicker
Correct Answer: B [B Gopkumar]
B Gopkumar has been appointed as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer (MD & CEO) of Axis Mutual Fund.
2. Which of the following organisations publishes the ‘Landslide Atlas report in India?
[A] Greenpeace India
[B] National Informatics Centre
[C] National Remote Sensing Centre
[D] Wildlife Trust of India
Correct Answer: C [National Remote Sensing Centre]
Uttarakhand’s Rudraprayag district, which houses the Kedarnath shrine, has “maximum exposure to landslide risk in the country”, according to the ‘Landslide Atlas’ report prepared by Hyderabad-based National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC) of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
3. Who among the following has been appointed as Hindustan Unilever Ltd.’s (HUL) new managing director and CEO?
[A] Sanjiv Mehta
[B] Poonam Singh
[C] Ravi Verma
[D] Rohit Jawa
Correct Answer: D [Rohit Jawa]
The selection of Rohit Jawa, a senior executive of the UK-based parent company Unilever, as Hindustan Unilever Ltd.’s (HUL) new managing director and CEO has been approved by the company’s board.
4. How many banks engaged in the digital rupee process for the wholesale segment?
Correct Answer: C 
RBI launched the digital rupee in the wholesale segment on November 1st, 2022,2022 and in the retail segment on December 1st, 2022. A digital rupee worth Rs. 130 crores is in circulation, as per the report of Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharam. 9 banks, including SBI, Bank of Baroda, UBI, HDFC, ICICI, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Yes Bank, IDFC, and HSBC Bank, have The total digital rupee in retail and wholesale circulation is Rs. 4.14 crore and Rs. 126.27 crore, respectively.
5. Which of the following city was the state with the highest inflation rate in 2023 till March?
Correct Answer: D [Telangana]
Retail inflations remains at 6.44% in February. Inflation rates in fruits, cereals, and milk products, have risen since January as compared. India’s retail inflation stayed above 6%, which is the limit to RBI’s tolerance bank. It has been the same for the second consecutive month in February at 6.44%. According to National Statistical Office, in January, the inflation rate was 6.52%.
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