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    1. The “Make in India”, the flagship programme of the Government of India (GoI), completed 8 years on 25th September 2022.
      Which organisation is the Implementing Agency of “Make in India”?

      1) Department of Science and Technology
      2) NITI Aayog
      3) National Skill Development Corporation
      4) Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade
      5) National Small Industries Corporation
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-4) Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade
      Explanation:
      On September 25, 2022, “Make in India”, the flagship programme of the Government of India (GoI), completed 8 years of pioneering reforms with significant achievements across 27 sectors, including the strategically important manufacturing and services sectors.
      i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the initiative on September 25, 2014, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi, Delhi.
      ii. Implementing Agency: Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MoCI).
      iii. Under Make in India 2.0, it focuses on 27 sectors, including 15 sectors under the manufacturing sector, which is coordinated by DPIIT, MoCI, and 12 sectors under the service sector, which is coordinated by the Department of Commerce, MoCI.


    2. Name the bank that recently (in Sept ‘22) launched the ‘Ethical Hacking Lab’ at the Cyber Security Centre of Excellence (CCoE) in Hyderabad, Telangana.
      1) Canara Bank
      2) Union Bank of India
      3) Bank of India
      4) State Bank of India
      5) Punjab National Bank
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-2) Union Bank of India
      Explanation:
      Union Bank of India (UBI) launched the ‘Ethical Hacking Lab’ at the Cyber Security Centre of Excellence (CCoE) in Hyderabad, Telangana to strengthen the cyber ecosystem in India.
      i. The lab was inaugurated by A. Manimekhalai Managing Director (MD) and Chief Executive Officer(CEO) of UBI.


    3. Which company recently (in Sept ‘22) signed an MoU with the Brazilian oil major Petrobras to diversify its crude oil sourcing for energy security in India?
      1) Indian Oil Corporation
      2) Coal India Limited
      3) Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
      4) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
      5) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-5) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
      Explanation:
      Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a Maharatna and a Fortune Global 500 Company, has signed an MoU with Brazilian oil major Petrobras(Petróleo Brasileiro S.A), to diversify its crude oil sourcing for energy security in India.
      i. India for the first time, signed a long term crude oil supply agreement with Petrobras.
      ii. This MoU will strengthen future crude oil trade relations between BPCL & Petrobras and also explore potential crude import opportunities by BPCL, on a long term basis, especially considering the current geopolitical situations.


    4. How many National Service Scheme (NSS) Awards for the years 2020–2021 were presented by the President of India, Droupadi Murmu, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in Delhi?
      1) 50
      2) 25
      3) 15
      4) 34
      5) 42
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer- 5) 42
      Explanation:
      The President of India, Droupadi Murmu presented the National Service Scheme (NSS) Awards for the year 2020-2021 at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi, Delhi.
      i. A total of 42 awards have been awarded including 2 Universities, 10 NSS units, their programme officers, and 30 NSS volunteers received the awards.
      ii. The NSS awards are conferred every year by the Department of Youth Affairs, under the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports to recognise and reward outstanding contributions towards voluntary community service to promote NSS in India.


    5. Who was recently (in Sept ‘22) appointed as the brand ambassador of Lux Cozi?
      1) N. Srinivasan
      2) Sourav Ganguly
      3) Rishabh Pant
      4) Rohit Sharma
      5) Shikhar Dhawan
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-2) Sourav Ganguly
      Explanation:
      Lux Industries Limited appointed Sourav Ganguly as its brand ambassador for its brand Lux Cozi.
      i. Sourav Ganguly is the president of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).
      ii. Bollywood Actor Varun Dhawan is also a brand ambassador for the product.


    6. Which country recently (in Sept ‘22) launched two new Experimental Satellites named, Shiyan-14 and Shiyan-15 by the Kuaizhou-1A(KZ-1A) carrier rocket?
      1) Indonesia
      2) Japan
      3) Russia
      4) China
      5) South Korea
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-4) China
      Explanation:
      China successfully launched two new Experimental Satellites, Shiyan-14 and Shiyan-15 using the Kuaizhou-1A(KZ-1A) carrier rocket from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Centre in the northern province of Shanxi, China. The name Shiyan means ‘experiment’ in Chinese.
      i. This marks the 18th flight mission of the Kuaizhou-1A series rocket, operated by the Chinese company ExPace.
      ii. Shiyan-14 will be particularly used for scientific experiments and new technology verification, and Shiyan-15 will be used for land survey, urban planning and disaster prevention and mitigation.


    7. Indian cricketer ‘Jhulan Nishit Goswami’ recently (in Aug ’22) announced her retirement from International Cricket.
      In which year did she receive Padma Shri award in the field of Sports?

      1) 2008
      2) 2017
      3) 2010
      4) 2011
      5) 2012
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-5) 2012
      Explanation:
      Indian cricketer Jhulan Nishit Goswami, the bowling legend of Indian Women’s cricket team, announced her retirement from international cricket.
      i. The Indian Women’s Cricket Team’s 3rd One Day International (ODI) against England at Lords stadium, England in September 2022 was her last international match.
      ii. Jhulan Goswami is the only female cricketer to bowl the most number of balls in her career (10005) Women’s ODI.
      iii. She holds the record for taking most wickets in ODI career (255), which includes bowled, caught by wicket-keeper and Leb-Before Wicket (LBW) & she also served as the Captain of Indian Women’s Cricket Team (2008–2011).
      iv. Awards:
      • 2007 – ICC (International Cricket Council) Women’s Cricketer of the Year
      • 2010 – Arjuna Award for cricket
      • 2012 – Padma Shri for Sports (Cricket)


    8. In September ‘22, Oscar Awardee ‘Estelle Louise Fletcher’ passed away. For which film did she receive an Oscar Award in 1976?
      1) Picket Fences
      2) Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
      3) Cruel Intentions
      4) One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
      5) Joan of Arcadia
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer- 4) One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest
      Explanation:
      Oscar Award winning American actress, Estelle Louise Fletcher passed away at the age of 88 years in France.
      i. She won an 48th Academy Award or Oscar Award in 1976 for Best Actress, for playing the villainous Nurse Ratched in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975)”.
      ii. She performed in various movies such as Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–99), Cruel Intentions (1999), Netflix series Girlboss (2017). etc.
      iii. She was nominated for two Emmy Awards for her roles in the television series Picket Fences (1996) and Joan of Arcadia (2004).


    9. Name the personality who released the book, “Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay – Jeevan Darshan Aur Samsamyikta” (five volumes) on the birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay (25th September 2022).
      1) M. Venkaiah Naidu
      2) Droupadi Murmu
      3) Jagdeep Dhankhar
      4) Ram Nath Kovind
      5) Narendra Modi
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-3) Jagdeep Dhankhar
      Explanation:
      The Vice President (VP) of India, Jagdeep Dhankhar released the book titled “Pt. Deendayal Upadhyay – Jeevan Darshan Aur Samsamyikta” (five volumes) in New Delhi and on the occasion of birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay on 25th September 2022.
      i. Dr Bajrang Lal Gupta is the Chief Editor of the book and it is published by ‘Kitabwale’ publication.


    10. Antyodaya Diwas 2022 was celebrated across India on 25th September to commemorate the 106th birth anniversary of whom?
      1) Chandra Shekhar Azad
      2) Lal Krishna Advani,
      3) Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya
      4) Syama Prasad Mookerjee
      5) Satya Narayan Sinha
      Answer & Explanation
      Answer-3) Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya
      Explanation:
      Antyodaya Diwas is annually celebrated across India on 25th September to commemorate the birth anniversary of Indian politician Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya, leader of the political party Bharatiya Jana Sangh (BJS), the forerunner of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and remember his life and legacy.
      i. 25 September 2022 marks 106th birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya.
      ii. ‘Antyodaya’ is one of the concepts promoted by Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya which literally means, ‘the rise of the last person’. In 1940, Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyaya started the monthly publication Rashtra Dharma, broadly meaning ‘National Duty’.






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