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    1. In October 2022, the GoI approved the construction of India’s 1st Cable-cum-Suspension Bridge across the __________ river, which connects Telangana and Andhra Pradesh.
      1) Wardha River
      2) Godavari River
      3) Penna River
      4) Krishna river
      5) Haridra River
      Answer-4) Krishna river
      The Government of India (GoI) approved construction of a cable-cum-suspension bridge under Bharatmala Pariyojana project across Krishna river, that connects Telangana and Andhra Pradesh(AP), passing through the Nallamala forest range.
      i. The bridge across the Krishna river will be the first of its kind in India and the 2nd in the world.
      ii. It begins from Somasila at Kollapur in Nagarkurnool district of Telangana and Atmakur in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh.

    2. Which country’s Fintech Association has recently (in Oct ’22) signed an MoU with the Gujarat International Finance Tec City (GIFT City) to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the fintech domain?
      1) Russia
      2) Australia
      3) Sri Lanka
      4) Malaysia
      5) Japan
      Answer-5) Japan
      The Gujarat International Finance Tec City (GIFT City) signed an MoU with Fintech Association of Japan (FAJ) to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the fintech domain.
      i. Under this both entities will conduct programs related to international financial services, promoting GIFT City as a fintech hub in India, and exposing young innovators in the fintech domain to opportunities in India and Japan.

    3. Name the bank that has recently (in Oct ‘22) partnered with NPCI Bharat BillPay Limited (NBBL) to pay credit card bill payments on the Bharat BillPay Platform.
      1) Kotak Mahindra Bank
      2) ICICI Bank
      3) HDFC Bank
      4) Axis Bank
      5) YES Bank
      Answer-1) Kotak Mahindra Bank
      NPCI Bharat BillPay Limited (NBBL), the wholly-owned subsidiary of National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) partnered with Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited (KMBL) to enable customers to pay credit card dues on the Bharat BillPay Platform.
      i. KMBL is the first private sector bank to provide such credit card payment options on Bharat BillPay ecosystem.
      ii. The cards will be introduced in the Credit Card Biller category.

    4. Who has topped the EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2022, released on 20th October 2022, & reclaimed the ‘India’s Most Generous’ title?
      1) Gautam Adani
      2) Radhakishan Damani
      3) Mukesh Ambani
      4) Cyrus Poonawalla
      5) Shiv Nadar
      Answer-5) Shiv Nadar
      Shiv Nadar, the founder of HCL Technologies, has topped the EdelGive Hurun India Philanthropy List 2022 released on 20th October 2022 and reclaimed the ‘India’s Most Generous’ title with an annual donation of Rs 1,161 crore.
      • Azim Premji, Chairman of Wipro Limited secured the 2nd spot with an annual donation of RS 484 crore.
      i. Nikhil Kamath(36 years old), co-founder of Zerodha, is the youngest philanthropist on the list.
      ii. Rohini Nilekani, writer, author and founder of Arghyam Foundation tops the list of most general women with a donation of Rs 120 crore.
      iii. The United States(US)- India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) has honoured Shiv Nadar, Founder of HCL Technologies and Shiv Nadar Foundation with USISPF Lifetime Achievement Award 2022.

    5. Which bank has recently (in Oct ‘22) awarded 3 National Digital Transformation Awards ‘DX 2022 Awards’ by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for Best Practice in Digital Transformation?
      1) Axis Bank
      2) YES Bank
      3) HDFC Bank
      4) Karnataka Bank
      5) RBL Bank
      Answer-4) Karnataka Bank
      Karnataka Bank Limited (KBL) is awarded the National Digital Transformation Awards ‘DX 2022 Awards’ by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for Best Practice in Digital Transformation under the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) segment.
      i. The awards recognise ‘innovative excellence’ in 3 categories:
      • Employee Engagement- KBL HR NxT,
      • Operational Excellence- KBL Operations NxT,
      • Customer Experience- KBL Customer NxT.

    6. Bharati Das recently (in Oct ‘22) took charge as the ________ Controller General of Accounts (CGA) of India.
      1) 23rd
      2) 26th
      3) 24th
      4) 27th
      5) 25th
      Answer-4) 27th
      Bharati Das, a 1988-batch Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) officer, took charge as the new Controller General of Accounts (CGA), in the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, Government of India with effect from 18th October 2022.
      i. Bharati Das is the 27th Controller General of Accounts, Ministry of Finance.
      ii. The Office of CGA prepares monthly and annual analysis of expenditure, revenues, borrowings and various fiscal indicators for the Union Government. The Annual Appropriation Accounts (Civil) and Union Finance Accounts are submitted to Parliament under Article 150 of the Constitution.

    7. Name the Indian Actor who has been appointed as the Brand Ambassador of Fire-Boltt in October 2022.
      1) Mahesh Babu
      2) Ram Charan
      3) Allu Arjun
      4) Vijay Deverakonda
      5) Naga Chaitanya
      Answer-4) Vijay Deverakonda
      Fire-Boltt, India’s No.1 wearable watch brand has appointed Vijay Deverakonda, an Indian Actor and model as its new Brand Ambassador.
      i. Vijay Deverakonda will be a part of the marketing campaign of the brand alongside an Indian actress, Kiara Advani, cricketing icon, Virat Kohli and Indian actor, Vicky Kaushal.
      ii. Fire-Bolt has grabbed the 1st spot again in the Indian smartwatch market with a market share of 28% from 8.9% (last year). It has been ranked number 4 globally.

    8. Name the Indian cricketer who has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Pintola in October 2022.
      1) KL Rahul
      2) Suryakumar Yadav
      3) Rishabh Pant
      4) Hardik Pandya
      5) Dinesh Karthik
      Answer-2) Suryakumar Yadav
      Pintola, owned by Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) company Das Foodtech Private Limited, had appointed Indian cricketer Suryakumar Yadav to endorse the company’s exclusive range of nut butter and rice cakes across platforms.
      i. Suryakumar Yadav has become the brand ambassador for the 2nd time in a row.

    9. In October 2022, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has planned to launch the 3rd mission to the moon, Chandrayaan-3(C-3) in ________ onboard Launch Vehicle Mark-3 (LVM3).
      1) June 2023
      2) February 2023
      3) January 2023
      4) March 2023
      5) May 2023
      Answer-1) June 2023
      Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has planned to launch the 3rd mission to the moon, Chandrayaan-3(C-3) in June 2023 onboard Launch Vehicle Mark-3 (LVM3). A robust lunar rover, onboard C-3 will play a major role in the future interplanetary explorations.
      i. Chandrayaan-3(C-3) is a follow up mission of Chandrayaan-2(July 2019) that aims to land a rover on the lunar South Pole.
      ii. It will carry a modified lander and rover and it will use the orbiter of Chandrayaan-2 mission to communicate with earth.
      iii. ISRO has also lined up the first test flight of the Abort Mission for Gaganyaan, the first human spaceflight.
      • The mission is expected to be launched in December 2024.

    10. When was the Police Commemoration Day / Police Martyrs Day 2022 observed across India?
      1) 19th October 2022
      2) 21st October 2022
      3) 18th October 2022
      4) 20th October 2022
      5) 17th October 2022
      Answer-2) 21st October 2022
      Police Commemoration Day (Police Martyrs Day) 2022 was observed across India on 21st October 2022 to remember the sacrifices of police officers who lost their lives in the line of duty and pay tribute to them.
      i. Police Commemoration Day Parade has been held at the National Police Memorial in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, Delhi every year since 2012.
      ii. “The Wall of Valour” – 30 feet tall granite sculpture stands at the police memorial with the names of over 35000 martyrs who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty and reminds them of their bravery and glory.
      About Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF):
      Establishment- 1939
      Headquarters- New Delhi, Delhi