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    1. The Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (MoAFW) recently (in July’22) launched _______ Agriculture Census 2021-22 by using smartphones and tablets for the 1st time.
      1) 9th
      2) 11th
      3) 12th
      4) 10th
      5) 14th
      Answer-2) 11th
      The Eleventh Agricultural Census (2021–2022) has been launched by Union Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (MoAFW) to collect data on a variety of parameters, including operating holdings. For the first time, data will be collected using smartphones and tablets.
      i. The fieldwork for the Eleventh Agricultural Census (2021-22) will commence in August 2022.
      ii. According to India’s 10th agricultural census (2015-16), small and marginal farmers with less than two hectares of land accounted for 86.2% of all farmers while owning only 47.3% of crop area.
      iii. During the occasion, Narendra Singh Tomar also released the “Handbook on Operational Guidelines for Census” for usage by States/UTs and introduced the “Data Collection Portal/App”.

    2. In July 2022, Indian Navy (IN) received two MH-60R Multi-Role Helicopters (MRH)-Romeo Helicopters from which country?
      1) Australia
      2) Germany
      3) Russia
      4) United States of America
      5) France
      Answer-4) United States of America
      The Indian Navy (IN) received two MH-60R Multi-Role Helicopters (MRH) – Romeo Helicopters from the United States of America (USA).
      i. The helicopters were delivered by the C-17 Special Air Assignment Mission Flight of the US Air Force at Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL), Kerala.
      ii. These 2 helicopters are a part of the 24 MH 60Rs contracted from the USA in 2020. The 3rd helicopter is set to be delivered in August 2022.
      iii. Initially, these multiple-mission-capable helicopters would be based at Naval Air Station Garuda at Kochi, Kerala and put through intensive flying trials for integration into the Indian Navy fleet.

    3. In July 2022, the Indus International School introduced India’s first Teaching robot named “Eagle” to teach students.
      The Indus International School is located in which city?

      1) Ahmedabad, Gujarat
      2) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
      3) Hyderabad, Telangana
      4) Bengaluru, Karnataka
      5) Pune, Maharashtra
      Answer- 3) Hyderabad, Telangana
      The Indus International School in Hyderabad, Telangana introduced India’s first Teaching robot named “Eagle” to teach students. These humanoid robots developed by the school will assist teachers in teaching.
      i. It was introduced by the Indus Trust, which runs a network of Indus International Schools in Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Pune, and Belagavi.
      ii. The school deployed a total of 21 teaching robots in its branches located in Hyderabad, Bengaluru, and Pune.

    4. Which country’s Palm Oil Council recently (in July’22) signed an MoU with the Indian Vegetable Oil Producers’ Association (IVPA) to promote palm oil?
      1) Thailand
      2) United Arab Emirates
      3) Singapore
      4) Saudi Arabia
      5) Malaysia
      Answer-5) Malaysia
      The Indian Vegetable Oil Producers’ Association (IVPA) signed an MoU with the Malaysian Palm Oil Council (MPOC) to enhance cooperation between Malaysia and India in the palm oil industry and to promote the usage of palm oil.
      i. Sudhakar Desai, President of IVPA and Puan Wan Aishah Wan Hamid, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of MPOC represented the respective organisation.
      ii. It aims to help educate Indian consumers on the nutritional and health benefits of palm oil and improve their overall understanding of palm oil and its applications.

    5. Which of the following Co-operative Banks was recently (in July’22) received restrictions on withdrawal of funds by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)?
      1) Saraswat Co-operative Bank
      2) Lucknow Urban Co-operative Bank
      3) Urban Co-operative Bank
      4) Both 1 & 2
      5) Both 2 & 3
      Answer- 5) Both 2 & 3
      The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) imposed several restrictions on two Uttar Pradesh (UP) based cooperative banks, Lucknow Urban Co-operative Bank and Urban Co-operative Bank Limited from Sitapur, including restriction on withdrawal of funds.
      i. The restrictions were imposed under the Banking Regulation Act which will remain in force for 6 months.
      ii. The withdrawal limit has been restricted to Rs. 30,000 per customers of Lucknow Urban Co-operative Bank and Rs 50,000 per customer of Urban Co-operative Bank.

    6. According to Kantar India’s 10th edition of annual Brand Footprint report 2022, which company Tops the Rankings for Most Chosen FMCG Brands in India for the 10th consecutive year?
      1) Britannia
      2) Clinic Plus
      3) Parle
      4) Tata Consumer Products
      5) Amul
      Answer-3) Parle
      According to Kantar India’s annual Brand Footprint report 2022 (10th Edition), Parle Products Limited (Parle), Indian multinational food processing company, topped the ranking of most chosen Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) brands in India in 2021.
      i. With a CRP score of 6531 (million), Parle has topped the list for the 10th year in a row. The report ranks the most chosen FMCG brands based on the Consumer Reach Points(CRPs).
      Top 5 FMCG Bands in India of 2021:9500

    7. Which company recently (in July’22) handed India’s First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) Vikrant to the Indian Navy?
      1) Hindustan Shipyard Limited
      2) Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Limited
      3) Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers
      4) Cochin Shipyard Limited
      5) Goa Shipyard Limited
      Answer-4) Cochin Shipyard Limited
      The Cochin Shipyard Limited (CSL), a Public Sector Shipyard under the Ministry of Ports, Shipping, and Waterways, handed the Indian Navy with the India’s First Indigenous Aircraft Carrier (IAC) Vikrant, the largest warship built in India.
      i. It is resurrected from India’s first aircraft carrier – the Indian Naval Ship (INS) Vikrant, and is reincarnated as IAC Vikrant.
      ii. India’s first aircraft carrierINS Vikrant was repurposed from Her Majesty’s Ship (HMS) Hercules, a Royal Navy aircraft carrier of the United Kingdom (UK).
      iii. IAC Vikrant was designed by the Indian Navy’s Directorate of Naval Design (DND) and was built at a cost of around 20,000 crores. It contains 76 % indigenous content.

    8. In July 2022, Google Maps launched its “Street View” service across 10 cities in India along with which of the following companies?
      1) Genesys International
      2) Tech Mahindra
      3) Tata Consultancy Services
      4) Both 1 & 2
      5) Both 2 & 3
      Answer-4) Both 1 & 2
      Google Maps has launched its “Street View” service across 10 cities in India which will offer a 360-degree view of landmarks, streets, residential areas, or any location.Google has partnered with Genesys International, an advanced mapping solutions company, and Tech Mahindra to offer a detailed look at any street or location.
      i. The Street View will be available on Google Maps covering over 1,50,000 km across ten cities in India, including Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Nashik, Vadodara, Ahmednagar, and Amritsar.
      ii. This is the first time that Google is working with local partners to enable the “Google Street View” feature.
      iii. Google Street View is powered by images from third parties as per the National Geospatial Policy, 2021.

    9. When was the 12th International Tiger Day 2022 observed across the globe?
      1) 28th July 2022
      2) 26th July 2022
      3) 29th July 2022
      4) 27th July 2022
      5) 30th July 2022
      Answer- 3) 29th July 2022
      International Tiger Day, also known as Global Tiger Day, 2022 observed across the globe on 29th July 2022 to create awareness about the decreasing population of Tigers and to highlight the importance of the conservation of Tigers (Panthera tigris). 29th July 2022 marks the observance of the 12th International Tiger Day. This year’s (2022) theme for International Tiger Day has not been announced yet.
      i. The first-ever Global Tiger Day was observed on 29th July 2011.
      ii. According to National Tiger Conservation Authority (NTCA), as of 2022, the total number of Tiger Reserves in India is 53. India currently hosts the largest tiger population in the world.
      iii. Madhya Pradesh has the highest number of tigers (526), followed by Karnataka (524) and Uttarakhand (442).

    10. Name the state government that recently (in July’ 22) became a member of the “Under2 Coalition” to address the issue of climate change.
      1) Punjab
      2) Chhattisgarh
      3) Uttar Pradesh
      4) Madhya Pradesh
      5) West Bengal
      Answer- 1) Punjab
      The Punjab Government signed an MoU for becoming a member of the global network called Under2 Coalition to address the issues of climate change.
      i. With this agreement, Punjab has become a member of the largest network of 221 states/provincial governments of 43 countries committed to reducing CO2 and GreenHouse Gas (GHG) emissions in line with the Paris Agreement adopted at a United Nations Climate Change Summit in Paris in 2015.
      Note- India ranked 7th in the Global Climate Risk Index 2021.
      About Punjab:
      Governor– Banwarilal Purohit
      RAMSAR sites- Nangal Wildlife Sanctuary, Kanjli
      Rivers- Jhelum River, Ravi River