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    1. In which city, Blue Energy Motors recently (in Sept ‘22) launched India’s 1st Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Fuelled Green Truck manufacturing plant?
      1) Kovvada, Andhra Pradesh
      2) Pune, Maharashtra
      3) Mandla, Madhya Pradesh
      4) Patan, Gujarat
      5) Uttara Kannada, Karnataka
      Answer- 2) Pune, Maharashtra
      India’s 1st Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) Fuelled Green Truck manufacturing plant has been launched by Blue Energy Motors at Chakan, Pune, Maharashtra.
      i. Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the launched facility with an installed capacity to make 10,000 of these trucks annually.
      ii. Blue Energy Motors signed an agreement already with FPT (Fiat Powertrain Technologies) Industrial, a brand of Iveco Group, headquartered in Italy, in order to introduce the 1st LNG powered by FPT industrial engines which are BS-VI compliant.

    2. Which institute’s Incubation Cell recently (in Sept ‘22) signed an MoU with the Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Private Limited (DICV) to set up a technology center for future mobility solutions?
      1) IIT Delhi
      2) IIT Bombay
      3) IIT Kanpur
      4) IIT Kharagpur
      5) IIT Madras
      Answer- 5) IIT Madras
      Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Private Limited (DICV), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Daimler Truck AG (Daimler Truck) signed an MoU with Indian Institute Technology (IIT) Madras Incubation Cell (IITMIC) to set up a technology epicentre to identify mid to long-term solutions necessary for the future of Mobility.
      i. The partnership coined as DICV-IITMIC was inaugurated at the IIT Madras Research Park in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

    3. Which bank recently (in Sept ‘22) partnered with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to promote supply chain finance solutions in India?
      1) YES Bank
      2) ICICI Bank
      3) Axis Bank
      4) IndusInd Bank
      5) HDFC Bank
      Answer-4) IndusInd Bank
      IndusInd Bank Limited has inked a pact with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for a partial guarantee programme with an initial outlay of USD 70 million (Rs 560 crore), exclusively towards promoting Supply Chain Financing (SCF) solutions in India.
      i. IndusInd bank has initiated certain strategic efforts, including the launch of new product structures for SCF.
      ii. As a part of this collaboration, the IndusInd Bank aims to expand its Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Portfolio and strengthen its strategies for the MSME sector.

    4. According to Bloomberg’s GDP figures from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) released (in Sept ‘22), India became the world’s 5th Biggest Economy by overtaking ________.

      1) United Kingdom
      2) Japan
      3) France
      4) Germany
      5) Russia
      Answer-1) United Kingdom
      According to Bloomberg, which has cited GDP (Gross Domestic Product) figures from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), India has overtaken the United Kingdom (UK) to become the fifth biggest economy in the world.
      i. India pushed the UK to the 6th spot in the final three months of 2021 to become the fifth-biggest economy. The calculation is based on US dollars.
      ii. According to the IMF forecasts, India is overtaking the UK in dollar terms on an annual basis in 2022, placing India behind the United States, China, Japan and Germany.

    5. Name the Indian Grandmaster who recently (in Sept ‘22) won the 28th Abu Dhabi Masters Chess Tournament 2022.
      1) R Praggnanandhaa
      2) Karthikeyan Murali
      3) Aditya Samant
      4) Arjun Erigaisi
      5) Nihal Sarin
      Answer-4) Arjun Erigaisi
      Grandmaster Arjun Erigaisi (India) won the 28th Abu Dhabi Masters Chess Tournament 2022. The tournament was organised by Abu Dhabi Chess Club & Mind Games Federation in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).
      i. Arjun Erigaisi defeated David Anton Guijarro (Spain) in the ninth and final round with 7.5 points.
      ii. He is currently India’s no. 3 and World’s no. 24tg in live ranking.

    6. The Padma awardee & Renowned Carnatic singer, T. V. Sankaranarayanan recently (in Sept ‘22) passed away. In which year did he receive the Padma Bhushan award in the field of Art?
      1) 2001
      2) 2006
      3) 2004
      4) 2003
      5) 2000
      Answer-4) 2003
      Renowned Carnatic singer and the recipient of the Padma Bhushan award, Tiruvalangadu Vembu Iyer Sankaranarayanan (T. V. Sankaranarayanan) passed away at the age of 77 years.
      i. He was an Indian Carnatic vocalist (South Indian classical singer), known for his music that stems from the style of his guru, Madurai Mani Iyer.
      ii. He received Padma Bhushan in 2003 in the field of Art.

    7. Who authored the book, “When the Heart Speaks: Memoirs of a Cardiologist”?
      1) Siddhartha Mukherjee
      2) Upendra Kaul
      3) Sanjiv Chopra
      4) Chandrakant Lahariya
      5) Randeep Guleria
      Answer- 2) Upendra Kaul
      Dr. Upendra Kaul, one of India’s most distinguished cardiologists, has written a book titled “When the Heart Speaks: Memoirs of a Cardiologist,” which is published by Konark Publishers Private Limited.
      i. The book is an honest account of the heart touching events of Kashmiri Pandit Dr. Upendra Kaul, who, while travelling to various locations, longed for a home in his hometown of Kashmir.
      ii. For his services to Indian medicine, he was given the Dr. B.C. Roy Award for the year 1999 and the Padma Shri Award in 2006 in the field of Medicine.

    8. When was the International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD) 2022 observed across the globe?
      1) 5th September 2022
      2) 3rd September 2022
      3) 1st September 2022
      4) 2nd September 2022
      5) 4th September 2022
      Answer-2) 3rd September 2022
      International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD) is annually observed across the globe on the first Saturday of September.
      i. The International Vulture Awareness Day (IVAD 2022) falls on 3rd September 2022.
      ii. The IVAD initiative is jointly run by the Birds of Prey Programme of the Endangered Wildlife Trust in South Africa and the Hawk Conservancy Trust in England.
      Events in India:
      Society for Wildlife Conservation, Education and Research (Wild-CER), India has organized a one-day seminar on ‘Status of vulture conservation efforts in India’ on 4th September 2022.
      The World Wide Fund for Nature-India(WWF-India) has launched “Bring Back the Vultures”, a poster on Vulture Species in India.

    9. Which state recently (in Sept ‘22) inaugurated Mohla-Manpur-Ambagarh Chowki as its 29th district?
      1) Chhattisgarh
      2) Jharkhand
      3) Haryana
      4) Bihar
      5) Madhya Pradesh
      Answer- 1) Chhattisgarh
      Chhattisgarh Chief Minister (CM) Bhupesh Baghel inaugurated Mohla-Manpur-Ambagarh Chowki as the 29th district of Chhattisgarh.
      i. CM Bhupesh Baghel is scheduled to inaugurate the newly formed 30th district ‘Sarangarh-Bilaigarh’ and the 31st district ‘Khairagarh-Chhuikhadan-Gandai’.
      ii. In order to reduce the travel distance for the people to reach the Headquarter, the district was engraved from the Rajnandgaon district by reducing 170 kilometres to 70 kilometres.

    10. Name the state government that recently (in Sept ‘22) appointed Kiccha Sudeep as the brand ambassador for its ‘Punyakoti Dattu Yojana’, a cattle adoption scheme.
      1) Uttar Pradesh
      2) Gujarat
      3) Karnataka
      4) Telangana
      5) Andhra Pradesh
      Answer-3) Karnataka
      The government of Karnataka appointed Kannada actor and director Kiccha Sudeep as the brand ambassador for its ‘Punyakoti Dattu Yojana’, a cattle adoption scheme.
      i. The scheme aimed at encouraging adoption by the public for the purpose of rearing cattle in ‘goshalas’ (cow shelters).