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    1. Which ministry recently (in June’22) launched Policy & Portal of e-auction for Commercial earning & Non-Fare Revenue (NFR) contracts?
      1) Ministry of Commerce & Industry
      2) Ministry of Railways
      3) Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
      4) Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
      5) Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-2) Ministry of Railways
      Explanation:
      Union Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, Ministry of Railways launched e-auction for commercial earning, and Non-Fare Revenue (NFR) contracts, in Rail Bhavan, New Delhi (Delhi). This launch was made to bring Commercial Earning and NFR contracts under the ambit of electronic auction through Indian Railway e-Procurement System (IREPS), in line with prevailing e-auction of scrap sale.
      i. The e-auction for commercial earning will increase railways earning, and also enhance ease of doing business.
      About Ministry of Railways-
      Union Minister– Ashwini Vaishnaw, (Rajya Sabha– Odisha)
      Ministers of State– Raosaheb Patil Danve (Constituency- Jalna, Maharashtra), Darshana Jardosh (Constituency- Surat, Gujarat)

    2. Which country’s organisation recently (in June’22) signed an MoU with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) for the Supply of Airborne Defense Suite for Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters?
      1) Japan
      2) United States of America
      3) Belarus
      4) France
      5) Russia
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-3) Belarus

      Explanation:
      Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), a defence Public Sector Unit (PSU) under the Ministry of Defence (MoD), Government of India, has signed an MoU with Defense Initiatives (DI), Belarus, and Defense Initiatives Aero Pvt Ltd India, a subsidiary of DI Belarus.
      i. The MoU calls for the three companies to collaborate on the supply of Airborne Defense Suite (ADS) for Indian Air Force (IAF) helicopters. ADS is used for providing protection to helicopters.

    3. In June 2022, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) extended the Card on File (CoF) tokenisation deadline to _______ from 30th June 2022 for all Payment System Providers & Payment System Participants.
      1) 31th July 2022
      2) 31st October 2022
      3) 30th November 2022
      4) 31st August 2022
      5) 30th September 2022
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer- 5) 30th September 2022

      Explanation:
      The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) extended the Card on File (CoF) tokenisation deadline by another three months to September 30, 2022 from June 30, 2022 for all Payment System Providers and Payment System Participants. This direction was issued by RBI under Section 10 (2) read with Section 18 of Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 (Act 51 of 2007).
      This is the third time RBI has extended the deadline of its implementation. Till June 24, 2022, about 19.5 crore tokens have been created.
      i. RBI mandated to store customer’s card information in the form of an encrypted form i.e. Card-On-File Tokenisation(COFT) to secure transactions. COF turns sensitive cardholder data into randomly generated 16 digit numbers called “token” with no meaningful value, if breached.

    4. Which organisation recently (in June’22) signed an Agreement with Galore Networks to Develop Indigenous 5G Radio Access Network (RAN) Products and Solutions?
      1) Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
      2) Centre for Development of Advanced Computing
      3) Centre for Research in Rural and Industrial Development
      4) Centre for Development of Imaging Technology
      5) Centre for Development of Telematics
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-5) Centre for Development of Telematics
      Explanation:
      The Centre for Development of Telematics (C-DOT), the Research & Development (R & D) division of the Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Ministry of Communications, and Galore Networks have signed an agreement to boost indigenous development of end-to-end 5G (fifth generation) Radio Access Network (RAN) products and solutions.
      i. The partnership will create 5G products for Indian and global tier-1 telecom operators, critical networks, and private networks, highlighting the underlying potential of India’s immense technological prowess.

    5. Who recently won (in June’22) the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022 for the novel “The Book of Form & Emptiness”?
      1) Susanna Clarke
      2) Kamila Shamsie
      3) Maggie O’Farrell
      4) Ruth Ozeki
      5) Tayari Jones
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer- 4) Ruth Ozeki
      Explanation:
      Ruth Ozeki, American-Canadian author, film-maker & Zen Buddhist priest, has won the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022 for her novel titled “The Book of Form & Emptiness”. 2022 marked the 27th anniversary of the Women’s Prize for Fiction.
      i. The award with 30,000 pound (USD 36,000) prize was presented by Mary Ann Sieghart, 2022 Chair of Judges at the award ceremony held in Bedford Square Gardens, London, the United Kingdom(UK) hosted by novelist and Women’s Prize Founder Director, Kate Mosse.

    6. In June 2022, ‘Parameswaran Iyer’ was appointed as the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of which of the following organisation?
      1) Small Industries Development Bank of India
      2) NITI Aayog
      3) National Securities Depository Limited
      4) Securities and Exchange Board of India
      5) National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-2) NITI Aayog
      Explanation:
      The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet(ACC) has approved the appointment of Parameswaran Iyer as the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) for a period of 2 years or until further orders.
      i. He takes over as the new CEO of NITI Aayog succeeding Amitabh Kant who is set to complete his 6-year stint as CEO of NITI Aayog by the end of June 2022.
      About NITI Aayog:
      NITI Aayog was formed via a resolution of the Union Cabinet on 1 January 2015.
      Chairman– Narendra Modi (Prime Minister of India)
      Vice Chairman– Suman Bery
      Headquarters– New Delhi, Delhi

    7. Who was recently (in June’22) appointed as the Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of India Debt Resolution Company Limited (IDRCL) for a period of 3 years?
      1) Sanjay Jain
      2) Avinash Kulkarni
      3) Pradip Shah
      4) Diwakar Gupta
      5) Raj Subramaniam
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer- 2) Avinash Kulkarni
      Explanation:
      Avinash Kulkarni, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of India Resurgence ARC (Asset Reconstruction Company) Private Limited (IRARC), has been appointed as the CEO of India Debt Resolution Company Limited (IDRCL) for a period of 3 years.
      i. He is set to take over as the new CEO of IDRCL from the current CEO Manish Makharia in July 2022. The appointment has been approved by the board of IDRCL.
      ii. Avinash Kulkarni’s appointment to IDRCL follows the appointment of SBI veteran Natarajan Sundar as the CEO of NARCL in April 2022. He took over as the CEO in May 2022.

    8. In June 2022, the Vertical Launch- Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) was recently flight-tested by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian Navy (IN) from Chandipur, Odisha.
      The VL-SRSAM is a ____________ weapon system.

      1) Landborne
      2) Shipborne
      3) AirBorne
      4) Both 1 & 2
      5) Both 2 & 3
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-2) Shipborne
      Explanation:
      The indigenously developed shipborne weapon system, Vertical Launch Short Range Surface to Air Missile (VL-SRSAM) was successfully flight-tested by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian Navy (IN) from a warship at Integrated Test Range (ITR), Chandipur off the coast of Odisha.
      i. VL-SRSAM is a ship-borne weapon system to neutralize various aerial high-speed airborne targets at the range of 40km to 50km and at an altitude of around 15km including sea-skimming targets.
      ii. Its design is based on Astra Mark-1 missile which is a Beyond Visual Range Missile (BVR) Air-To-Air Missile (BVRAAM). Its two key features of the VL-SRSAM are cruciform wings and thrust vectoring.

    9. In the Indonesia Open 2022, a tournament in the Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour, Viktor Axelsen from _______ won the men’s singles title and _______ from Chinese Taipei won the women’s singles title.
      1) Denmark; Tai Tzu Ying
      2) Indonesia; Fukushima Yuki
      3) Denmark; Wang Zhi Yi
      4) Japan; Fukushima Yuki
      5) Indonesia; Tai Tzu Ying
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-1) Denmark; Tai Tzu Ying
      Explanation:
      Indonesia Open 2022 was held from June 14 to 19 at Istora Stadium in Jakarta, capital of Indonesia.It was one of the tournaments in 2022 Badminton World Federation (BWF) World Tour.
      Men’s Singles: – Viktor Axelsen from Denmark won Men’s Single title against China’s Zhao Jun Peng and became top in the men’s singles World Tour rankings.
      Women’s Singles: – Tai Tzu Ying from Chinese Taipei defeated 2022 Asian champion Wang Zhi Yi of China to claim the women’s singles title.

    10. Who authored the book, “Gautam Adani: The Man Who Changed India”?
      1) Gunjan Jain
      2) Hamish Kumar
      3) Chetan Prakash
      4) Rajiv Agarwal
      5) RN Bhaskar
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer- 5) RN Bhaskar
      Explanation:
      Business journalist RN Bhaskar has authored a new book titled “Gautam Adani: The Man Who Changed India”, a biography of Gautam Adani, founder and Chairman of Adani Group. The book is published by Penguin Business Imprint, part of Penguin Random House India.
      i. The book features the unknown aspects of Gautam Adani, one of the richest men in the world and a most successful first generation business leaders.
      ii. RN Bhaskar’s Books-“Game India: Seven strategies that could steer India to wealth” (2019).





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