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    1. Which of the following organisation jointly released a report titled “Take Home Ration: Good Practices-Across the States/UTs” in July 2022?
      1) World Bank
      2) NITI Aayog
      3) United Nations World Food Programme
      4) Both 1 & 2
      5) Both 2 & 3
      Answer-5) Both 2 & 3
      The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) have released a report titled “Take Home Ration: Good Practices-Across the States/UTs”. The report was released by Suman K. Bery, Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog.
      i. It highlights a collection of good and innovative practices used by the States and Union Territories (UTs) to implement the Take Home Ration (THR) value chain.
      ii. Take Home Ration (THR) offers fortified rations for use at home for pregnant and lactating women (PLW), and children between the ages of 6 and 36 months.

    2. In July 2022, the Government of India (GoI) decided to retain the same interest rates on small savings schemes for Q2 FY23.
      What is the current (as of July’22) interest rates of the Public Provident Fund (PPF)?

      1) 4%
      2) 7.1%
      3) 5.5%
      4) 6.8%
      5) 7.4%
      Answer- 7.1%
      In spite of high inflation and rising interest rates, the Government of India (GoI) decided to retain the same interest rates on small savings schemes like the Public Provident Fund (PPF) and National Savings Certificate (NSC) for the second quarter (Q2) [July 1, 2022–September 30, 2022] of the Financial Year 2022-23 (FY23).
      i. In Q2 of FY23, the annual interest rates for PPF and NSC will remain at 7.1% and 6.8%, respectively.

    3. In which city, T-Hub 2.0, the world’s largest innovation campus was inaugurated in June 2022?
      1) Ahmedabad, Gujarat
      2) Hyderabad, Telangana
      3) New Delhi, Delhi
      4) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
      5) Bengaluru, Karnataka
      Answer-2) Hyderabad, Telangana
      Telangana Chief Minister(CM) K Chandrashekar Rao has inaugurated (Technology Hub) T-Hub 2.0, the world’s largest innovation campus in Hyderabad, the capital of Telangana.
      i. It was launched in the year 2015 to promote entrepreneurship and innovation. In 2021, the startup ecosystem of Telangana was valued at USD 4.8 billion.
      ii. The T-shaped structure has a built space of 5.82 lakh sq ft with the capacity of 1000 seats,the hub allocates 18,000 for the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and AIC T-Hub Foundation.

    4. As per the QS Best Student Cities Ranking 2023 released by Quacquarelli Symonds(QS) in July 2022, Mumbai, Maharashtra secured _______ rank in the list, while _______ ranked 1st as the Best City for Students.
      1) 100th; London, United Kingdom
      2) 86th; Melbourne Australia
      3) 103rd; London, United Kingdom
      4) 100th; Munich, Germany
      5) 103rd; Melbourne Australia
      Answer-3) 103rd; London, United Kingdom
      According to the QS Best Student Cities Ranking 2023, released by global higher education consultancy Quacquarelli Symonds(QS), Mumbai, Maharashtra ranked at 103 has emerged as India’s highest-ranked student city, while London, United Kingdom has topped the list as the Best City for Students.
      The other Indian cities in the rankings include Bengaluru (114), Chennai (125) and New Delhi (129).
      i. QS ranks 140 cities around the world. Dubai (51) is the best student city in the Arab Region while Buenos Aires (23) is the best city in Latin America.

    5. Which bank recently (in June’22) partnered with EazyDiner to launch Dining Delights, a premium dining experience programme?
      1) RBL Bank
      2) YES Bank
      3) Axis Bank
      4) HDFC Bank
      5) ICICI Bank
      Answer-3) Axis Bank
      Axis Bank has partnered with EazyDiner, India’s leading table reservation, food discovery and restaurant payment platform, to launch Dining Delights, a unique dining experience for the bank customers.
      i. The program will offer benefits such as the option to choose from over 10,000 premium restaurants across India and Dubai, instant confirmation on table reservations, and exclusive offers on dining reservations made through the EazyDiner app.

    6. Identify the former Indian cricketer who was recently (in June’22) appointed as the new brand ambassador for FanCode.
      1) Ravi Shastri
      2) Krishnamachari Srikkanth
      3) Virender Sehwag
      4) Sachin Tendulkar
      5) Sunil Gavaskar
      Answer- 1) Ravi Shastri
      Former Indian team coach and cricketer Ravi Shastri has been appointed as the new brand ambassador for FanCode, a live content, sports statistics and e-commerce marketplace.
      i. The announcement of the appointment was made ahead of India’s upcoming tour to the West Indies which is scheduled to begin at the end of July 2022.

    7. As per the RBI recent Data on Deposits with ‘Scheduled Commercial Banks (SCBs)– March 2022,’ the growth in SCBs deposits moderated to ______ year in March 2022.
      1) 10%
      2) 8.5%
      3) 11.3%
      4) 7%
      5) 9.2%
      Answer- 1) 10%
      As per the latest data on Deposits with ‘Scheduled Commercial Banks – March 2022’ released by Reserve Bank of India (RBI), the growth in Scheduled Commercial Banks (SCBs) deposits moderated to 10% year-on-year in March 2022, compared to an increase of 11.9% a year ago.
      i. The share of current and savings accounts (CASA) deposits of commercial banks has increased to 44.8% as of March 2022 end, from 41.7% three years ago.
      ii. The Current savings and term deposits increased by 10.9%, 13.3% and 7.9%, respectively, during 2021-22.

    8. Who recently (in June ’22) became the new Chief Minister (CM) of Maharashtra after the resignation of Uddhav Thackeray from the chief minister post?
      1) Sushilkumar Shinde
      2) Devendra Fadnavis
      3) Ashok Chavan
      4) Eknath Shinde
      5) Prithviraj Chavan
      Answer-4) Eknath Shinde
      Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde was sworn in as the 20th chief minister of Maharashtra, while BJP Devendra Fadnavis took oath as the deputy chief minister.
      i. Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari administered the oath of office to Shinde and his deputy Fadnavis at the Raj Bhavan in Mumbai,Maharashtra.
      ii. On June 30th 2022, Uddhav Thackeray resigned from the Chief minister post of Maharashtra after the Supreme Court refused to stay Maharashtra Governor’s direction to the Uddhav Thackeray led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government to take a floor test in the Assembly.

    9. In June 2022, The CCI approved the acquisition of _____ stake in Bharti Airtel Limited (BAL) by Google International LLC.
      1) 1.28%
      2) 3.19%
      3) 2.16%
      4) 1.02%
      5) 3.87%
      Answer- 1) 1.28%
      The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approved the acquisition of a minority and non-controlling stake of 1.28% in Bharti Airtel Limited (BAL) by Google International LLC (Limited Liability Company), is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Google LLC,.
      i. The approval was given under Regulation 13 ( 1A ) of the Competition Commission of India (Procedure in regard to the Transaction of Business Relating To Combinations) Regulations , 2011.
      Acquirer: Google International LLC
      Target: Bharti Airtel Limited (BAL)

    10. What is the theme of National Doctors Day 2022 that was observed across India on 1st July 2022?
      1) Building the future with Doctors
      2) Zero tolerance to violence against Doctors
      3) Family Doctors on the Front Line
      4) Lessen the mortality of COVID 19
      5) Family Doctors, Always There to Care!
      Answer-3) Family Doctors on the Front Line
      The National Doctors Day 2022 was observed across India on 1st July 2022 with the theme of “Family Doctors on the Front Line”.
      i. The national observance of Doctors Day across India is led by the Indian Medical Association (IMA). On 1st July 1991, IMA initiated the celebration of the National Doctors Day, for the first time.
      ii. The day was observed to recognise the noble profession “doctors” and to highlight their contribution to society. The day also marks the both birth and death anniversary of Bharat Ratna Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy(BC Roy), a physician who also served as the 2nd Chief Minister (CM) of West Bengal(WB).