Current Affairs Quiz 2nd &3rd September 2022 : Daily GK Update

Daily Current Affairs 2nd & 3rd September 2022 Quiz

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Q.1. Which state has launched the ‘Rural Backyard Piggery Scheme’?

किस राज्य ने ‘ग्रामीण पिछवाड़े सुअर पालन योजनाशुरू की है?

(a) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Manipur / मणिपुर

(e) Meghalaya / मेघालय

Answer & Explanation
Ans.1.(e)

Exp. Meghalaya CM launched ‘Rural Backyard Piggery Scheme’ for farmers’ welfare

Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma has launched the ‘Rural Backyard Piggery Scheme’.

Objective – To ensure the farmers earn a sustainable livelihood through different livestock farming activities.

Under Rural Backyard Piggery Scheme – phase 1, the government has earmarked Rs 15.18 crore under which four high-yielding improved varieties will be distributed to 6000 families.

An additional Rs 25 crore will be earmarked to roll out the second phase of the programme.

Under this mission, zero interest loan is provided for setting up fattening and pig breeding. So far 250 piggery cooperative societies have availed loans amounting to Rs 43.67 crore.

About Meghalaya

  • Capital– Shillong
  • Chief Minister– Conrad Kongkal Sangma
  • Governor –Satya Pal Malik

Q.2. According to Boeing India, India’s air traffic will grow by about 7% by which year?

बोइंग इंडिया के अनुसार किस वर्ष तक भारत का हवाई यातायात लगभग 7% बढ़ जाएगा?

(a) 2030

(b) 2035

(c) 2040

(d) 2047

(e) 2050

Answer & Explanation
Ans.2.(c)

Exp. India’s air traffic to surge nearly 7% through 2040 – Boeing India

India’s air traffic to annually grow by nearly 7 percent through 2040, and is bullish on the “massive potential” in the air cargo space, expects aircraft maker Boeing.

The firm is also looking to increase the sourcing of raw materials from the country.

According to the firm, the growth for the South East Asia market is pegged at 5.5 percent, China (5.4 percent), Africa (5.4 percent), and Latin America (4.8 percent).

India’s airlines will lead air traffic growth through 2040, growing at a rate of 6.9 percent.

As per the Boeing report, the air traffic of India will grow by an average of 7% per year till 2040 even as the country’s carriers face challenges like high fuel prices, rupee depreciation, and low fares.

Q.3. According to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy data, India’s unemployment rate surged to a one-year high of 8.3 percent in August as employment sequentially fell by 2 million to 394.6 million. According to data, in which state has the lowest unemployment rate?

सेंटर फॉर मॉनिटरिंग इंडियन इकोनॉमी डेटा के अनुसार, भारत की बेरोजगारी दर अगस्त में एक साल के उच्च स्तर 8.3 प्रतिशत पर पहुंच गई क्योंकि रोजगार क्रमिक रूप से 2 मिलियन गिरकर 394.6 मिलियन हो गया। आंकड़ों के अनुसार किस राज्य में बेरोजगारी दर सबसे कम है?

(a) Tripura / त्रिपुरा

(b) West Bengal / पश्चिम बंगाल

(c) Assam / असम

(d) Bihar / बिहार

(e) Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़

Answer & Explanation
Ans.3.(e)

Exp. India’s unemployment rate increased to one-year high of 8.3% in August

According to the Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy data, India’s unemployment rate surged to a one-year high of 8.3 percent in August as employment sequentially fell by 2 million to 394.6 million.

During July, the unemployment rate was at 6.8 percent and the employment was 397 million.

The urban unemployment rate is usually higher at about 8 percent than the rural unemployment rate, which is usually around 7 percent.

In August, the urban unemployment rate shot up to 9.6 percent and the rural unemployment rate also increased to 7.7 percent.

During August, unemployment was the highest in Haryana at 37.3 percent followed by Jammu and Kashmir at 32.8 percent, Rajasthan at 31.4 percent, Jharkhand at 17.3 percent, and Tripura at 16.3 percent.

While unemployment was the lowest in Chhattisgarh at 0.4 percent followed by Meghalaya at 2 percent, Maharashtra at 2.2 percent and Gujarat and Odisha at 2.6 percent each, according to data.

Q.4. Which state has launched loan scheme ‘Mahila Nidhi’ with an aim to ensure easy loans for women in business?

व्यवसाय में महिलाओं के लिए आसान ऋण सुनिश्चित करने के उद्देश्य से किस राज्य ने ऋण योजना ‘महिला निधिशुरू की है?

(a) Uttar Pradesh / उत्तर प्रदेश

(b) Gujarat / गुजरात

(c) Rajasthan / राजस्थान

(d) Punjab / पंजाब

(e) Haryana / हरियाणा

Answer & Explanation
Ans.4.(c)

Exp. Rajasthan government launched ‘Mahila Nidhi’ scheme to support women entrepreneurs

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has launched the loan scheme ‘Mahila Nidhi’ with an aim to ensure easy loans for women in business.

The scheme also aims the social and economic development of women through credit.

CM Ashok Gehlot has announced in the budget 2022-23 about the ‘Mahila Nidhi’ scheme through Rajasthan Rural Livelihood Development Council.

The scheme will disburse loans of up to Rs 40,000 within 48 hours, and above Rs 40,000 within 15 days.

About Rajasthan

Capital – Jaipur

Chief Minister – Ashok Gehlot

Governor – Kalraj Mishra

Recent Scheme of Rajasthan

  • Indira Rasoi Yojana
  • Bus Service Moksh Kalash
  • Ek paudha suposhit beti ka naam scheme
  • Universal Health Scheme (UHS) called Mukhya  Mantri Chiranjeevi Yojana

 Q.5. Which of the following company has signed an MoU with the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) to start a biogas demonstration project to accelerate carbon neutrality in India?

निम्नलिखित में से किस कंपनी ने भारत में कार्बन तटस्थता में तेजी लाने के लिए बायोगैस प्रदर्शन परियोजना शुरू करने के लिए राष्ट्रीय डेयरी विकास बोर्ड (एनडीडीबी) के साथ एक समझौता ज्ञापन पर हस्ताक्षर किए हैं?

(a) Hyundai Motor India Limited / हुंडई मोटर इंडिया लिमिटेड

(b) Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd / महिंद्रा एंड महिंद्रा लिमिटेड

(c) Suzuki Motor Corporation / सुजुकी मोटर कॉर्पोरेशन

(d) Mercedes-Benz / मर्सिडीज बेंज

(e) Tata Motors Ltd / टाटा मोटर्स लिमिटेड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.5.(c)

Exp. Suzuki signed an MoU with NDDB for biogas demonstration project

Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) has signed an MoU with the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) to start a biogas demonstration project to accelerate carbon neutrality in India.

In a bid to establish a joint venture, Suzuki and NDDB will undertake joint studies to evaluate the business model for future commercialization of biogas and its potential for widespread use.

In India, there are many cows whose dung contains methane that have 28 times larger greenhouse effect than those of CO2, which is emitted into the atmosphere.

The project will consider suppressing atmospheric emissions of methane and refining fuel for automobiles from methane contained in cow dung.

Recent Agreements

  • NHPC signed an MoU with PTC India Limited for sale of power
  • Tata Steel signed an MoU with Punjab government to set up steel plant in Ludhiana
  • Rail Tel partnered with CloudExtel to launch India’s first shared RAN
  • Royal Enfield partnered with UNESCO to promote cultural heritage of India
  • HAL signed an agreement with Safran to build helicopter engines

Q.6. Agrarian festival ‘Nuakhai’ has been celebrated in which state?

कृषि उत्सव ‘नुआखाईकिस राज्य में मनाया गया है?

(a) Gujarat / गुजरात

(b) Maharashtra / महाराष्ट्र

(c) Odisha / उड़ीसा

(d) Andhra Pradesh / आंध्र प्रदेश

(e) Kerala / केरल

Answer & Explanation
Ans.6.(c)

Exp. Agrarian festival ‘Nuakhai’ celebrated in Odisha

Nuakhai is an agricultural festival mainly observed by the people of Odisha.

The festival is observed to welcome the new season of rice.

Nuakhai is a combination of two words that signifies the eating of new rice, ‘Nua’ means new and ‘khai’ means to eat.

It is observed the day after the Ganesh Chaturthi festival & In 2022 it has celebrated on 1 September 2022.

About Odisha

Capital – Bhubaneswar

Chief Minister – Naveen Patnaik

Governor – Ganeshi Lal

Odisha festivals

  • Boita Bandana Festival
  • Raja Parba Festival
  • Sital Sasthi Fetival

Q.7. According to a Bloomberg report, India leaped past the UK in the final three months of 2021 to become the ______ -biggest economy.

ब्लूमबर्ग की एक रिपोर्ट के अनुसार, भारत 2021 के अंतिम तीन महीनों में ब्रिटेन को पीछे छोड़ते हुए सबसे बड़ी अर्थव्यवस्था बन गया है।

(a) 3rd

(b) 4th

(c) 5th

(d) 6th

(e) 7th

Answer & Explanation
Ans.7.(c)

Exp. India overtakes UK to become world’s fifth biggest economy

According to Bloomberg report, India leaped past the UK in the final three months of 2021 to become the fifth-biggest economy.

The ranking is based on GDP figures compiled by the International Monetary Fund (IMF).

India is behind just the US, China, Japan, and Germany.

A decade ago, India ranked 11th among the largest economies, while the UK was 5th.

India’s economy is projected to grow at 7% in 2022-23.

India registered a growth of 8.7 percent in 2021-22.

Q.8. Which company has partnered with IME India Pvt. Ltd (erstwhile IME Forex India) to expand its money remittance services between the Indo-Nepal corridor?

भारतनेपाल गलियारे के बीच अपनी धन प्रेषण सेवाओं का विस्तार करने के लिए किस कंपनी ने आईएमई इंडिया प्राइवेट लिमिटेड (पूर्ववर्ती आईएमई फॉरेक्स इंडिया) के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) Magma Fincorp Limited / मैग्मा फिनकॉर्प लिमिटेड

(b) Hero FinCorp Limited / हीरो फिनकॉर्प लिमिटेड

(c) ICL Fincorp Limited / आईसीएल फिनकॉर्प लिमिटेड

(d) Poonawalla Fincorp Limited / पूनावाला फिनकॉर्प लिमिटेड

(e) Muthoot FinCorp Limited / मुथूट फिनकॉर्प लिमिटेड

Answer & Explanation
Ans.8.(e)

Exp. Muthoot FinCorp partnered with IME India for money transfer service to Nepal

Muthoot FinCorp Limited has partnered with IME India Pvt. Ltd. (erstwhile IME Forex India) to expand its money remittance services between the Indo-Nepal corridor.

Muthoot has been assisting the Nepali community in India in remitting money through their existing partner (Prabhu Money Transfer Pvt. Ltd).

Now, Muthoot will be able to serve a larger mass of Nepalese diaspora living in India.

Nepali migrants can now transfer money instantly from 3,600-plus branches of Muthoot FinCorp to their families in Nepal without opening any bank account in India.

IDFC First Bank, India and Global IME Bank Ltd., Nepal are the banking partners to facilitate Indo-Nepal remittance service.

About Nepal

Capital- Kathmandu

Currency- Nepalese rupee

President– Bidhya Devi Bhandari

Prime minister– Sher Bahadur Deuba

Q.9. SBI Card has announced the launch of ‘cashback SBI Card’ that enables cardholders to earn 5% cashback on all online spending without any merchant restrictions. Where is the headquarters of SBI Card?

एसबीआई कार्ड ने ‘कैशबैक एसबीआई कार्डलॉन्च करने की घोषणा की है जो कार्डधारकों को बिना किसी मर्चेंट प्रतिबंध के सभी ऑनलाइन खर्चों पर 5% कैशबैक अर्जित करने में सक्षम बनाता है। SBI कार्ड का मुख्यालय कहाँ है?

(a) Bengaluru / बेंगलुरु

(b) New Delhi / नई दिल्ली

(c) Gurugram / गुरुग्राम

(d) Ahmedabad / अहमदाबाद

(e) Mumbai / मुंबई

Answer & Explanation
Ans.9.(c)

Exp. SBI Card launched cashback card

SBI Card has announced the launch of ‘cashback SBI Card’ that enables cardholders to earn 5% cashback on all online spending without any merchant restrictions.

Consumers across the country, including tier-2 and 3 cities, can apply for the card on the digital application platform ‘SBI Card SPRINT’.

The contactless card is free for the first year till March 2023 as a special offer.

CASHBACK SBI Card customers will earn unlimited 1% cashback on all spends, cashback will increase to 5% on all online spends up to maximum of Rs 10,000 per monthly statement cycle.

About SBI Card

Founded– October 1998

Headquarters– Gurugram

MD & CEO– Rama Mohan Rao Amar

Q.10. According to Reserve Bank of India data, India’s services exports increased by ________ year-on-year to USD 23.26 billion in July.

भारतीय रिजर्व बैंक के आंकड़ों के अनुसार, जुलाई में भारत का सेवा निर्यात ________ वर्षदरवर्ष बढ़कर 23.26 बिलियन अमरीकी डॉलर हो गया।

(a) 20.2 %

(b) 21.2 %

(c) 22.2 %

(d) 19.2 %

(e) 18.2 %

Answer & Explanation
Ans.10.(a)

Exp. Services exports increased 20.2% to $23.26 billion in July 2022 – RBI data

According to Reserve Bank of India data, India’s services exports increased by 20.2 percent year-on-year to USD 23.26 billion in July.

However, the July exports were lower than June by $25.29 billion in 2022.

As per the monthly data on India’s international trade in services for July 2022, the imports surged by 22.3% to $13.92 billion in July. In June, the imports stood at USD 15.76 billion.

The exports during April-July 2022-23 stood at $94.75 billion, and the imports totalled $58.94 billion during the period.

About Reserve Bank of India (RBI)

Founded – 1 April 1935

RBI Nationalized – 1 January 1949

Headquarters – Mumbai, Maharashtra

RBI set up – Hilton Young Commission

1st Governor – Sir Osborne Smith (Australia)

1st Indian Governor – CD Deshmukh

25th Governor – Shaktikanta Das

RBI Deputy Governor (4) – 1. Tavarna Rabi Sankar

  1. Mukesh Kumar Jain
  2. Michael D Patra
  3. M Rajeshwar Rao

Q.11. Which bank has partnered with Asian Development Bank (ADB) to support and promote supply chain finance solutions in India?

भारत में आपूर्ति श्रृंखला वित्त समाधानों को समर्थन और बढ़ावा देने के लिए किस बैंक ने एशियाई विकास बैंक (ADB) के साथ भागीदारी की है?

(a) ICICI Bank / आईसीआईसीआई बैंक

(b) Axis Bank / एक्सिस बैंक

(c) IndusInd Bank / इंडसइंड बैंक

(d) HDFC Bank / एचडीएफसी बैंक

(e) Bandhan Bank / बंधन बैंक

Answer & Explanation
Ans.11.(c)

Exp. IndusInd Bank partnered with ADB to support supply chain financing

Indusind Bank has partnered with Asian Development Bank (ADB) to support and promote supply chain finance solutions in India.

The Bank has entered into a partial guarantee programme with ADB with an initial outlay of $70 million (Rs 560 crore), for promoting supply chain finance solutions in India.

IndusInd Bank aims to grow its presence in MSME financing and this partnership will further strengthen various initiatives of the Bank in this domain.

IndusInd Bank

Founded – 1994

Founder – S.P. Hinduja

Headquarters – Mumbai, Maharashtra

MD & CEO – Sumant Kathpalia

Tagline – We Make You Feel Richer

Recent Agreements

Mahindra Finance partnered with CRIF Solutions for quicker loan approvals

Universal Sompo partnered with Repco Home Finance to insure loans

HDFC Bank partnered with Tata Neu to launch two new credit cards

KreditBee partnered with Cashfree to offer EMI solutions

Mastercard partnered with BASIX to create an agri-tech platform for farmers

Q.12. State Bank of India has revised downward the full-year growth forecast to a low ______ from 7.5 percent earlier for FY2023.

भारतीय स्टेट बैंक ने वित्त वर्ष 2023 के लिए पूरे साल के विकास के अनुमान को 7.5 प्रतिशत से कम ______ कर दिया है

(a) 6.8 percent

(b) 6.5 percent

(c) 6.4 percent

(d) 7.2 percent

(e) 7.3 percent

Answer & Explanation
Ans.12.(a)

Exp. SBI slashed India’s GDP forecast to 6.8% for FY23

State Bank of India has revised downward the full-year growth forecast to a low 6.8 percent from 7.5 percent earlier for FY2023.

The National Statistical Office has released the Q1 growth numbers which showed a consensus growth of 13.5 percent, pulled down by the poor show of the manufacturing sector, which reported a paltry 4.8 percent expansion in the first three months of FY23, negating the robust show by the services sector.

The consensus forecast was 15-16.7 percent of which the RBI made the highest forecast of 16.7 percent.

SBI group chief economic adviser Soumya Kanti Ghosh had also forecast a 15.7 percent growth for the first quarter.

About State Bank of India (SBI)   

Founded – 1 July 1955

Headquarters – Mumbai, Maharashtra

Chairman – Dinesh Kumar Khara

Managing Director – (4) Alok Kumar Choudhary, Swaminathan Janakiraman, Challa Sreenivasulu Setty, and Ashwini Kumar Tewari

Imperial Bank of India was previous name of SBI.

The presidency Banks of Bengal, Bombay and Madras with merged in 1921 to Imperial Bank of India.

Tagline – (1) Pure Banking Nothing Else

(2) With you all the way

(3) A bank of the common man

(4) The banker to every Indian

(5) The Nation banks on us

Q.13. Who has been appointed as the interim head of the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE)?

अखिल भारतीय तकनीकी शिक्षा परिषद (एआईसीटीई) के अंतरिम प्रमुख के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Dr. Vasudha Gupta / डॉ वसुधा गुप्ता

(b) Rajiv Kumar / राजीव कुमार

(c) Dixit Joshi / दीक्षित जोशी

(d) R K Gupta / आर के गुप्ता

(e) Jagadesh Kumar / जगदीश कुमार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.13.(e)

Exp. Jagadesh Kumar appointed as interim head of AICTE

University Grants Commission (UGC) Chairman Jagadesh Kumar has been appointed as the interim head of the All India Council For Technical Education (AICTE).

He succeeds current chairperson Anil Sahasrabudhe.

M Jagadesh Kumar was appointed as UGC Chairman on February 4, 2022.

He earlier held the post of Vice Chancellor of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

Recent Appointment

  • 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
  • MD & CEO of Mercedes-Benz – Santosh Iyer

Q.14. Who has been appointed as CEO of Starbucks?

स्टारबक्स के सीईओ के रूप में किसे नियुक्त किया गया है?

(a) Rajesh Verma / राजेश वर्मा

(b) Rajiv Kumar / राजीव कुमार

(c) Dixit Joshi / दीक्षित जोशी

(d) Mahendra Shah / महेंद्र एन शाह

(e) Laxman Narasimhan / लक्ष्मण नरसिम्हन

Answer & Explanation
Ans.14.(e)

Exp. Laxman Narasimhan appointed as CEO of Starbucks

Starbucks has appointed Indian-origin Laxman Narasimhan as the next chief executive officer and a member of the Starbucks Board of Directors.

He will work closely with the interim CEO, Howard Schultz, before taking charge of CEO role.

Howard Schultz will continue as interim CEO until April 1, 2023.

US-based Starbucks is the world’s largest coffeehouse chain.

Prior to this, he served as a global chief commercial officer at PepsiCo. He also worked as a senior partner at the consulting firm Mckinsey & Company and also served as CEO in Reckitt.

Recent Appointment

DG of News Services Division of AIR – Vasudha Gupta

MD & CEO of Mercedes-Benz – Santosh Iyer

Interim President of Indian Olympic Association – Adille Sumariwalla

MD of IDFC Limited  – Mahendra Shah

Chirman of DRDO – Samir V. Kamat

Q.15. Who has presented Smart Solutions Challenge & Inclusive Cities Awards 2022?

स्मार्ट सॉल्यूशंस चैलेंज एंड इनक्लूसिव सिटीज अवार्ड्स 2022 किसने प्रस्तुत किया है?

(a) Anurag Thakur / अनुराग ठाकुर

(b) Piyush Goyal / पीयूष गोयल

(c) Jitendra Singh / जितेंद्र सिंह

(d) Hardeep Singh Puri / हरदीप सिंह पुरी

(e) Amit Shah / अमित शाह

Answer & Explanation
Ans.15.(d)

Exp. Smart Solutions Challenge & Inclusive Cities Awards 2022 presented

The Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri has presented Smart Solutions Challenge & Inclusive Cities Awards 2022.

These awards are an initiative of the National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) and the UN to address city-level accessibility and inclusion challenges faced by persons with disabilities (PwD), women and girls, and the elderly.

the Smart Solutions and Inclusive Cities Awards 2022 was designed with the aim of promoting people-centric design and to foster novel home-grown technological innovations and solutions.

Category 1: Early-stage Innovations

Fifth Sense by Glovatrix Pvt. Ltd

Digital Mobility Subsidy by Ola Mobility Institute

AxcesAble Places by AxcesAble Designs LLP

Category 2: Market-ready Solutions

Mouseware by Dextroware Devices

Signer.AI by Incluistic Pvt. Ltd. / Friends for Inclusion

IncluMaps by Vikas Upadhyay, Research Scholar, IIT Delhi

Category 3: Implemented Solutions

Multi-Dimensional Inclusiveness: Using Advanced Technologies for Education and Literacy by Belagavi Smart City Ltd.

myUDAAN by Tekra Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

‘Moving with Pride’ (Mo Bus and Mo E-Ride) by Capital Region Urban Transport (CRUT), Odisha

Nirbhaya App by Sagar Smart City Ltd.

Q.16. Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has approved the development of which type of fighter aircraft?

प्रधान मंत्री नरेंद्र मोदी के नेतृत्व वाली कैबिनेट कमेटी ऑन सिक्योरिटी (CCS) ने किस प्रकार के लड़ाकू विमान के विकास को मंजूरी दी है?

(a) Tejas Mark-2

(b) Jaguar 2

(c) Mirage 2

(d) Rudra 2

(e) Chetak 2

Answer & Explanation
Ans.16.(a)

Exp. Government approved Tejas Mark-2 combat aircraft development project

Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS) has approved the development of Tejas Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) Mark 2 fighter aircraft.

It would be a replacement for the Mirage 2000, Jaguar, and MiG-29 combat aircraft in the Indian Air Force.

The fighter jet will be developed at a cost of over Rs 6,500 crore, in addition to the Rs 2,500 crore previously sanctioned for it.

The development of new aircraft will be completed by 2027.

Tejas is a single-engine and highly agile multi-role supersonic fighter manufactured by the state-run Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL).

Q.17. B. Sheik Ali passed away recently. He was a famous ______.

बी शेख अली का हाल ही में निधन हो गया। वह एक प्रसिद्ध _________ थे।

(a) Writer / लेखक

(b) Politician / राजनेता

(c) Actor / अभिनेता

(d) Social Worker / सामाजिक कार्यकर्ता

(e) Historian / इतिहासकार

Answer & Explanation
Ans.17.(e)

Exp. Historian B. Sheik Ali passed away recently

Noted historian and first Vice Chancellor of Mangalore and Goa

Universities Professor Dr. B. Sheik Ali passed away.

He was 98.

He was the general president of the Indian History Congress at its 47th Session in 1986 and the founder president of the South India History Congress in 1985.

He is a recipient of the Rajyothsava award and has authored a total of 23 books in English.

 

 

 

 

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