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Q.1. The government is investing how much amount to ensure last-mile network accessibility for 4G and 5G in every village across the country?

सरकार देश भर के प्रत्येक गांव में 4जी और 5जी के लिए अंतिम छोर तक नेटवर्क पहुंच सुनिश्चित करने के लिए कितनी राशि का निवेश कर रही है?

(a) $10 billion

(b) $20 billion

(c) $30 billion

(d) $40 billion

(e) $50 billion

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(c)

Exp. India to invest $30 billion for 4G, 5G connectivity to every village

The government is investing nearly $30 billion to ensure last-mile network accessibility for 4G and 5G in every village across the country and build a robust digital infrastructure in the rural areas.

So far, the government has reached out to over 1.5 lakh gram panchayats.

The government is currently looking at 3-4 legislations cumulatively inclusive of the new telecom bill, the Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, and the IT Act of 2000 to create an interactive framework.

Q.2. With which of the following has the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) partnered to support an outreach programme designed to promote the chemical sciences in schools and universities?

निम्नलिखित में से किसके साथ रॉयल सोसाइटी ऑफ केमिस्ट्री (RSC) ने स्कूलों और विश्वविद्यालयों में रासायनिक विज्ञान को बढ़ावा देने के लिए डिज़ाइन किए गए एक आउटरीच कार्यक्रम का समर्थन करने के लिए भागीदारी की है?

(a) ASSOCHAM / एसोचैम

(b) FICCI / फिक्की

(c) CSIR / सीएसआईआर

(d) NITI Aayog / नीति आयोग

(e) NASSCOM / नैसकॉम

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. Royal Society of Chemistry partnered with CSIR to support chemistry in schools across India

The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) and the Council for Industry and Scientific Research (CSIR) have partnered to support an outreach programme designed to promote the chemical sciences in schools and universities.

About 2000 students across the country participated in RSC’s Global Coin experiment organised across over 30 CSIR laboratories.

The MoU will be a non-financial one and will be time-bound for at least three years with an option of renewal.

Both have committed to work together on the CSIR’s Jigyasa programme, an India-wide outreach programme designed to promote chemical sciences in schools and universities.

Q.3. Sterling and Wilson Solar Solutions (SWSS) has signed an MoU with the Nigerian government, along with Sun Africa for the development, design, construction, and commissioning of solar PV power plants at how many different locations in Nigeria?

स्टर्लिंग एंड विल्सन सोलर सॉल्यूशंस (एसडब्ल्यूएसएस) ने नाइजीरिया में कितने अलगअलग स्थानों पर सौर पीवी बिजली संयंत्रों के विकास, डिजाइन, निर्माण और कमीशनिंग के लिए सन अफ्रीका के साथ ,नाइजीरियाई सरकार के साथ एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) 3

(b) 4

(c) 5

(d) 6

(e) 7

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(c)

Exp. Sterling and Wilson Solar signed an MoU with Nigerian government

Sterling and Wilson Solar Solutions (SWSS), the US subsidiary of Sterling and Wilson Solar Limited (SWSL), has signed an MoU with the Nigerian government, along with its consortium partner Sun Africa.

The MoU is for the development, design, construction, and commissioning of solar PV power plants aggregating 961 MWp at five different locations in Nigeria with total installed capacity of 455 MWh.

These projects will ultimately be owned and operated by Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), a Nigerian Government owned entity.

SWRE, part of the Sterling and Wilson Group, entered the African market in 2015 with its first international project of 90 MWp in De Aar, South Africa. The company is one of the largest solar EPC players in the region with a strong portfolio of over 1 GWp spread across seven countries.

About Nigeria

  • Capital- Abuja
  • Currency- Nigerian naira
  • Continent- Africa
  • President– Muhammadu Buhari

Recent MoUs

  • India signed an MoU with Iran for smooth movement of seafarers
  • India & UAE signed an MoU to establish Cultural Council Forum
  • India signed an MoU with Maldives for cooperation in disaster management
  • India signed an MoU with UAE for cooperation in education sector
  • India and Madagascar signed an MoU on training of diplomats
  • India signed an agreement with Egypt to further defence cooperation

Q.4. Which state government has decided to use the air pressure machine ‘SAANS’ developed by a Bangalore-based start-up across its hospitals?

किस राज्य सरकार ने अपने अस्पतालों में बैंगलोर स्थित एक स्टार्टअप द्वारा विकसित वायुदाब मशीन ‘SAANS’ का उपयोग करने का निर्णय लिया है?

(a) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Karnataka / कर्नाटक

(e) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. Assam to use portable device ‘SAANS’ to stop neonatal deaths

The Assam government has decided to use the air pressure machine developed by a Bangalore-based start-up across its hospitals.

‘SAANS’ is a portable neonatal Continuous Positive Air Pressure (CPAP) system that can provide lifesaving breathing support to infants in hospital settings as well as during travel.

The machine was used with some babies at Guwahati Medical College and Hospital as a pilot project and demonstrated “excellent results

For the development of the machine, InnAccel Technologies, incubated at the Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP), joined hands with the SAMRIDH Healthcare Blended Finance Facility to strengthen respiratory

Support for newborns and pediatric populations in Assam.

About Assam

  • Capital – Dispur
  • Chief Minister –Himanta Biswa Sarma
  • Governor – Prof Jagdish Mukhi

Q.5. Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya has inaugurated Arogya Manthan 2022 to celebrate the how many years of implementation of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri – Jan Arogya Yojana?

स्वास्थ्य मंत्री डॉ मनसुख मंडाविया ने आयुष्मान भारत प्रधानमंत्री जन आरोग्य योजना के कितने साल पूरे होने का जश्न मनाने के लिए आरोग्य मंथन 2022 का उद्घाटन किया है?

(a) 3

(b) 4

(c) 5

(d) 6

(e) 7

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(b)

Exp. Mansukh Mandaviya inaugurated Arogya Manthan 2022

Health Minister Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya has inaugurated Arogya Manthan 2022 to celebrate the four years of implementation of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri – Jan Arogya Yojana.

The scheme provides a health cover of five lakh rupees annually to vulnerable families and aims at benefiting more than ten crore poor families across the country.

It was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in September 2018.

PM-JAY was launched on 23 Sept 2018 with the aim to provide health cover to more than 10.74 crore poor and vulnerable families of up to Rs 5 lakh per family per year.

Q.6. Who will inaugurate the Eastern and North-Eastern Zones Dairy Cooperative Conclave at Gangtok in Sikkim on 7 October 2022?

7 अक्टूबर 2022 को सिक्किम के गंगटोक में पूर्वी और उत्तरपूर्वी क्षेत्र डेयरी सहकारी सम्मेलन का उद्घाटन कौन करेगा?

(a) Anurag Thakur / अनुराग ठाकुर

(b) Piyush Goyal / पीयूष गोयल

(c) Jitendra Singh / जितेंद्र सिंह

(d) Suresh Prabhu / सुरेश प्रभु

(e) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(e)

Exp. Amit Shah to inaugurate Dairy Cooperative Conclave in Gangtok

Union Home Affairs and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah will inaugurate the Eastern and North-Eastern Zones Dairy Cooperative Conclave at Gangtok in Sikkim on 7 October 2022.

It will be organized by the National Cooperative Dairy Federation of India (NCDFI).

Theme of this conclave – Resilient Eastern and North-Eastern Zones Dairy Cooperatives – Exploring the Challenges and Opportunities

Officials from National Dairy Development Board, NABARD, cooperative milk unions, and state dairy federations from around 12 eastern and north-eastern states are likely to attend the conclave.

About Sikkim

  • Capital – Gangtok
  • Chief Minister – Prem Singh Tamang
  • Governor – Ganga Prasad

Q.7. Which of the following state government has decided to launch a campaign on women’s safety titled ‘Hamar Beti Hamar Maan’ (our daughter, our honour)?

निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य सरकार ने महिलाओं की सुरक्षा परहमर बेटी हमर मान‘ (हमारी बेटी, हमारा सम्मान) नामक एक अभियान शुरू करने का निर्णय लिया है?

(a) Himachal Pradesh / हिमाचल प्रदेश

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Bihar / बिहार

(e) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(e)

Exp. Chhattisgarh government launched ‘Hamar Beti Hamar Maan’ campaign

Chhattisgarh government has decided to launch a campaign on women’s safety titled ‘Hamar Beti Hamar Maan’ (our daughter, our honour)

Objective – To create awareness on safety measures among school- and college-going girls and prioritise registration and investigation of women-related crimes.

Under this campaign, the girls will be taught about various necessary subjects, including their legal rights, good touch-bad touch, and sexual crimes.

A helpline number will also be issued under the Hamar Beti Hamar Maan campaign.

About Chhattisgarh

  • Capital – Raipur
  • Chief Minister – Bhupesh Baghel
  • Governor – Anusuiya Uikey

Recent Scheme launched by Chhattisgarh government

  • Rojgar Mission
  • Shri Dhanwantri Generic Medical Store Scheme
  • Kaushalya Matritva Yojana
  • Mukhyamantri Mitaan Yojana
  • Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Bhumiheen Krishi Mazdoor Nyay Yojana
  • Shaheed Mahendra Karma Tendupatta Sangrahak Samajik Suraksha Yojana
  • Indira Van Mitan Yojana
  • Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana
  • Godhan Nyay Yojana
  • Suraji Gaon Yojna
  • Padhai Tuhar Para
  • Padhai Tunhar Duar
  • Bultu Ke Bol Programme
  • Swami Atmanand English Medium School Scheme
  • Mukhya Mantri Kisan Sahay Yojana
  • Sujalam Sufalam Jal Sanchay Abhiyan
  • Mukhyamantri Mahila Utkarsh Yojana
  • Digital Seva Setu Programme
  • Kisan Suryodaya Yojana

Q.8. The Indian Army and the Defence Geoinformatics and Research Establishment (DGRE) have jointly installed the Avalanche Monitoring Radar in which of the following state?

भारतीय सेना और रक्षा भू सूचना विज्ञान और अनुसंधान प्रतिष्ठान (DGRE) ने संयुक्त रूप से निम्नलिखित में से किस राज्य में हिमस्खलन निगरानी रडार स्थापित किया है?

(a) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(b) Sikkim / सिक्किम

(c) Jammu and Kashmir / जम्मू और कश्मीर

(d) Arunachal Pradesh / अरुणाचल प्रदेश

(e) Meghalaya / मेघालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(b)

Exp. Sikkim gets India’s first avalanche-monitoring radar

The Indian Army and the Defence Geoinformatics and Research Establishment (DGRE) have jointly installed the Avalanche Monitoring Radar in North Sikkim.

Besides being used for detection of avalanches, this radar can also be employed to detect landslides.

This radar has the capability to detect avalanches within three seconds of their triggering and will assist in saving the valuable life of troops and civilians as also vehicles in super high altitude areas.

About Sikkim

  • Capital – Gangtok
  • Chief Minister – Prem Singh Tamang
  • Governor – Ganga Prasad

Q.9. The central government has formed a 5-member committee to consider a “legally enforceable” mechanism for regulating the marketing practices of pharmaceutical firms. Who is the chairperson of the committee?

केंद्र सरकार ने फार्मास्युटिकल फर्मों के विपणन प्रथाओं को विनियमित करने के लिएकानूनी रूप से लागू करने योग्यतंत्र पर विचार करने के लिए 5 सदस्यीय समिति का गठन किया है। समिति के अध्यक्ष कौन हैं?

(a) Nidhi Khatri / निधि खत्री

(b) Sunil Bajpai / सुनील बाजपेयी

(c) Sanjay Agrawal / संजय अग्रवाल

(d) M S Sahoo / एम एस साहू

(e) V K Paul / वी के पॉल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(e)

Exp. Government formed 5-member committee to review pharma marketing practices

The central government has formed a 5-member committee led by V K Paul, member (health) of NITI Aayog, to consider a “legally enforceable” mechanism for regulating the marketing practices of pharmaceutical firms.

S Aparna, secretary in department of pharmaceuticals (DoP); Rajesh Bhushan, secretary in the ministry of health and family welfare (MoHFW); Nitin Gupta, chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT); and a joint secretary (policy) from the department of personnel (DoP) are the four other members of the ‘high level’ committee.

It will also “examine the related issues on the requirement of legally enforceable mechanisms for regulating marketing practices, including study of the practices across the globe.

It is expected to submit its report in 90 days.

Recent Committee

  • SEBI reconstituted 21 members Market Data Advisory Committee (MDAC) – M S Sahoo
  • SEBI restructured Secondary Market Advisory Committee (SMAC)- Gurumoorthy Mahalingam
  • SC appointed panel for recovery of money from NSEL defaulters- Pradeep Nandrajog
  • Government sets up committee to develop framework on right to repair – Nidhi Khatri
  • Centre formed a committee to strengthen MSP system – Sanjay Agarwal

Q.10. MUFG Bank has boosted the capital of its branches within India by ₹3,000 crores, as the bank looks to expand its India business. MUFG is a bank of which country?

MUFG बैंक ने भारत के भीतर अपनी शाखाओं की पूंजी को ₹ 3,000 करोड़ बढ़ा दिया है, क्योंकि बैंक अपने भारत के कारोबार का विस्तार करना चाहता है। MUFG किस देश का बैंक है?

(a) Australia / ऑस्ट्रेलिया

(b) Russia / रूस

(c) Japan / जापान

(d) USA / यूएसए

(e) China / चीन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(c)

Exp. Japan’s MUFG Bank has boosted the capital of its branches within India by ₹3,000 crores, as the bank looks to expand its India business.

As a result of this capital injection, the total capital of MUFG Bank in India will rise to ₹5,207 crores.

Objective – To strengthen its financial base in India and better respond to the diverse financing needs of its clients through the funds.

The bank established MUFG Enterprise Solutions India Pvt. Ltd as its global capability centre that supports the technology and innovation arm for MUFG in the year 2020.

The bank has already expanded its presence by opening a branch at Gujarat International Finance TecCity.

About MUFG Bank

  • Founded- 1 January 2006
  • Headquarters- Chiyoda City, Tokyo, Japan
  • CEO- Hanzawa Junichi

Q.11. Which of the following district has achieved 100 percent digitization of banking operations?

निम्नलिखित में से किस जिले ने बैंकिंग कार्यों का 100 प्रतिशत डिजिटलीकरण हासिल किया है?

(a) Malappuram / मलप्पुरम

(b) Indore / इंदौर

(c) Rampur / रामपुर

(d) Leh / लेह

(e) Amravati / अमरावती

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(d)

Exp. Leh achieved 100 percent digitization of banking operations

Leh district of Ladakh has achieved 100 percent digitization of banking operations.

Leh district has completed the digitization of all the operating banks in a short span of a year.

About Leh

  • Leh is located at an average elevation of about 3500 meters.
  • It was also the historical capital of the Kingdom of Ladakh.
  • Ladakh Lieutenant Governor – Radha Krishna Mathur

Q.12. Who has been appointed as the Director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi?

अखिल भारतीय आयुर्विज्ञान संस्थान (एम्स) दिल्ली के निदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Dr. Vasudha Gupta / डॉ वसुधा गुप्ता

(b) Dr. Samir V. Kamat / डॉ. समीर वी. कामत

(c) Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy / डॉ जी सतीश रेड्डी

(d) Dr. M Srinivas / डॉ. एम श्रीनिवास

(e) Dr. Nikhil Tandon / डॉ निखिल टंडन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(d)

Exp. Dr. M Srinivas appointed as Director of AIIMS Delhi

The Central Government has appointed Dr. M Srinivas as the Director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Delhi.

Srinivas will be succeeding Dr. Randeep Guleria, who has served as the director since March 2017.

Dr. M Srinivas will be serving as the director of All India Institute of Medical Sciences, AIIMS Delhi for a period of five years or till he attains the age of 65.

Guleria, who was appointed in 2017, had his term extended twice. His term initially came to an end on March 24, 2022, but was extended for another three months – twice, due to the delay in finalizing the new director.

About AIIMS Delhi

  • Established – 1956
  • First Director – B.B Dikshit
  • Under – Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

Recent Appointment

  • Interim Head of AICTE – Jagadesh Kumar
  • CMD of NHPC – Yamuna Kumar Chaubey
  • Interim Chairman of ONGC – Rajesh Kumar Srivastava
  • Interim chairman at GAIL – M V lyer
  • DG of News Services Division of AIR – Vasudha Gupta

Q.13. Who has been elected as President of Hockey India?

हॉकी इंडिया के अध्यक्ष के रूप में किसे चुना गया है?

(a) Dilip Tirkey / दिलीप तिर्की

(b) Ignace Tirkey / इग्नेस तिर्की

(c) Birendra Lakra / बीरेंद्र लकड़ा

(d) Dhanraj Pillay / धनराज पिल्ले

(e) Biju Patnaik / बीजू पटनायक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(a)

Exp. Dilip Tirkey elected as President of Hockey India

Dilip Tirkey, a former India hockey captain and member of the gold medal-winning team at the 1998 Asian Games, was unanimously elected as Hockey India president.

First time in history, a former sportsperson and an Olympian has been elected as the head of Hockey India.

Tirkey has a record 412 international matches as a defender in his career spanning more than 15 years.

Q.14. Who has been appointed as Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)?

भारतीय चिकित्सा अनुसंधान परिषद (ICMR) के महानिदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Dr. Vasudha Gupta / डॉ वसुधा गुप्ता

(b) Dr. Samir V. Kamat / डॉ. समीर वी. कामत

(c) Dr. G. Satheesh Reddy / डॉ जी सतीश रेड्डी

(d) Dr. Rajiv Bahl / डॉ राजीव बहल

(e) Dr. M Srinivas / डॉ. एम श्रीनिवास

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(d)

Exp. Dr. Rajiv Bahl appointed as Director General of ICMR

Dr. Rajiv Bahl has been appointed as Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) & Secretary of the Department of Health Research for a period of three years.

Bahl is currently working at the World Health Organization in Geneva.

His predecessor, Dr. Balram Bhargava’s extended tenure as Director General of ICMR and Secretary of the Department of Health Research ended in July.

ICMR is the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research, is one of the oldest medical research bodies in the world.

During the covid-19 pandemic, this top medical research centre addressed played an important role in generating research based scientific evidence and solutions in the fight against the pandemic.

About Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

  • Founded -1911
  • Headquarters – New Delhi
  • Director General – Dr. Rajiv Bahl

Recent Appointment

  • Chairman of DRDO – Samir V. Kamat
  • NDDB Chairman – Meenesh Shah (extend 6 months)
  • Director of the National Institute of Immunology (NII) – Debasis Mohanty
  • DCGI chief – VG Somani (for 3 months)
  • MD of NaBFID – Rajkiran Rai

Q.15. Who has been appointed as the Director General of National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG)?

राष्ट्रीय सुशासन केंद्र (NCGG) के महानिदेशक के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) R K Gupta / आर के गुप्ता

(b) Rajiv Kumar / राजीव कुमार

(c) Raj Shukla / राज शुक्ला

(d) Rajarshi Gupta / राजर्षि गुप्ता

(e) Bharat Lal / भरत लाल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(e)

Exp. Bharat Lal appointed as Director General of NCGG

Retired Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Bharat Lal has been appointed as the Director General of National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG).

Bharat Lal, a 1988-batch Indian Forest officer of Gujarat cadre, had served as Gujarat government’s resident commissioner in Delhi and has been known to be close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

In December 2021, Lal was appointed as the Secretary to the Lokpal.

The National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) is an autonomous institute under the aegis of Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances, Government of India.

Its head office is at New Delhi and the branch office at Mussoorie.

Recent Appointment

  • Acting president of FIH – Egypt’s Seif Ahmed
  • Whole time Member of IBBI – Jayanti Prasad
  • Managing Director of Tata Projects – Vinayak Pai
  • Managing Director of ONGC Videsh Limited – Rajarshi Gupta
  • Member of UPSC – Lt. Gen. Raj Shukla
  • MD of Rattan India Power – Brijesh Gupta

Q.16. International Daughter’s Day is observed every year which day?

अंतर्राष्ट्रीय बेटी दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) Fourth Saturday of September / सितंबर के चौथे शनिवार

(b) Fourth Sunday of September / सितंबर का चौथा रविवार

(c) Fourth Monday of September / सितंबर के चौथे सोमवार

(d) Fourth Tuesday of September / सितंबर के चौथे मंगलवार

(e) Fourth Friday of September / सितंबर का चौथा शुक्रवार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(b)

Exp. 25 September 2022 – International Daughter’s Day

International Daughter’s Day is observed every year on the fourth Sunday of September.

This year, the day is being celebrated today on Sunday, September 25.

Objective – To cherish our daughters who bring love and happiness to our lives.

To mark this day, people across the globe celebrate by spending some quality time with their daughters and doing something special for them.

Q.17. World Pharmacist Day is observed every year on which day?

विश्व फार्मासिस्ट दिवस हर साल किस दिन मनाया जाता है?

(a) 24 September / 24 सितंबर

(b) 25 September / 25 सितंबर

(c) 26 September / 26 सितंबर

(d) 27 September / 27 सितंबर

(e) 28 September / 28 सितंबर

Answer & Explanation
Ans.17.(b)

Exp. 25 September – World Pharmacist Day

World Pharmacist Day is observed every year on 25 September.

Objective – To promote pharmacists’ contributions to global health improvement through their work.

Theme 2022 – Pharmacy united in action for a healthier world

World Pharmacist Day was introduced in 2009 at the World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in Istanbul, Turkey, by the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) Council.

 

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