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    1. In November 2022, the Indian Army registered the “IPR” of the new Camouflage Pattern and Design of the Improved Combat Uniform.
      In IPR, what does ‘I’ stand for?

      1) Indian
      2) Intellectual
      3) Institutional
      4) International
      5) Identifiable
      Answer-2) Intellectual
      According to the Ministry of Defence (MOD), the Indian Army has registered the “Intellectual Property Rights” (IPR) of the new Camouflage Pattern and Design of the Improved Combat Uniform.
      i. The new Indian Army combat uniform features a “unique digital disruptive pattern” and was unveiled on Army Day i.e., January 15, 2022.
      ii. The Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks, Kolkata, West Bengal, has completed the registration process for the new uniform to establish ownership of the Indian Army.

    2. In November 2022, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) proposed a merging of all Income Tax Return (ITR) forms except _______ in order to introduce a common ITR form for taxpayers.
      1) ITR 5
      2) ITR 7
      3) ITR 4
      4) ITR 6
      5) ITR 3
      Answer-2) ITR 7
      The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has proposed a merging of all Income Tax Return (ITR) forms except ITR 7 (applicable to charitable trusts, and Non-Profit Organizations-NPOs) in order to introduce a user-friendly common ITR form for taxpayers for saving their time.
      i. In this regard, CBDT has issued a draft proposal on November 1, 2022 for stakeholder comments by December 15, 2022.
      ii. However, the current ITR 1 (Salaried individuals) and ITR 4 (Presumptive tax regime) will continue, and will be optional with the proposed common ITR form.

    3. According to the vision document of the Employee Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) released in November 2022, __________ topped the chart in terms of EPFO coverage.
      1) Uttar Pradesh
      2) Karnataka
      3) Haryana
      4) Uttarakhand
      5) Delhi
      Answer-5) Delhi
      According to the vision document of the Employee Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) released in November 2022, Delhi topped the chart in terms of the EPFO coverage with 61.5% of their working population under the social security ambit of the organisation.
      i. EPFO coverage is at its lowest in Tripura (2.1%), Assam(2.8%), and Meghalaya(2.8%).
      ii. Delhi is followed by Goa at 2nd spot with 51.4% and Haryana at 3rd spot with 35.3%.

    4. As of November 2022, how many Make II projects has approved by the Indian Army to boost “Atma Nirbhaarta”?
      1) Seven
      2) Five
      3) Eight
      4) Four
      5) Six
      Answer-2) Five
      The Indian Army has approved Project Sanction Orders (PSOs) for 5 Make II projects, providing a significant stimulus to the ongoing “Make Projects.”
      i. The Indian Army is driving initiatives to promote “Make Projects,” which are the key engines for the infusion of specialized technology through indigenous development and promote “Atma Nirbhaarta”.
      ii. The 5 projects with approved PSOs are as follows: High Frequency Man Packed Software Designed Radio (HFSDR), Drone Kill System, Infantry Training Weapon Simulator (IWTS), 155mm Terminally Guided Munitions (TGM) & Medium Range Precision Kill System (MRPKS).

    5. Name the Small Finance Bank (SFB) that launched (in Nov ’22) Shagun 366 fixed deposit (FD).
      1) Unity Small Finance Bank
      2) AU Small Finance Bank
      3) Equitas Small Finance Bank
      4) Ujjivan Small Finance Bank
      5) Jana Small Finance Bank
      Answer-1) Unity Small Finance Bank
      Unity Small Finance Bank Limited (Unity Bank) has launched Shagun 366, a 1 year, 1 day fixed deposit (FD), which offers 7.8 % p.a. returns for retail customers and 8.30 % p.a. for senior citizens for a tenure of 366 days.
      i. This offer is valid for deposits made before 30th November 2022.
      ii. Unity Bank has also raised its interest rates on both callable and non-callable bulk deposits, that are higher than Rs. 2 crores.

    6. Which of the following companies has recently (in Nov ‘22) signed a MoUs with Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) for cooperation across a variety of technological fields?
      1) Motorola Solutions India
      2) Bosch Global Software Technologies
      3) INERY, Singapore
      4) Both 1 & 2
      5) All 1, 2 & 3
      Answer-5) All 1, 2 & 3
      Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL), a Navaratna Defence Public Sector Undertaking (PSU), under the Ministry of Defence(MoD), signed an MoUs with Bosch Global Software Technologies, INERY Private Limited(INERY), Singapore, and Motorola Solutions India Private Limited (Motorola) for co-operation across a variety of technological fields.
      About Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL):
      Chairman& Managing Director (CMD) – Bhanu Prakash Srivastava(additional charge)
      Headquarters – Bengaluru, Karnataka
      Establishment – 1954

    7. Who has been recently (in Nov ‘22) appointed as the 1st global brand ambassador of Byju’s social impact arm ‘Education For All’?
      1) Alexia Putellas
      2) Cristiano Ronaldo
      3) Lionel Messi
      4) Karim Benzema
      5) Sergio Ramos
      Answer-3) Lionel Messi
      Byju’s, the world’s leading education technology company, roped in Argentinian Football player, Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccitini (Lionel Messi), as the 1st global brand ambassador of Byju’s social impact arm ‘Education For All’.
      i. Lionel Messi has joined hands with Byju’s to promote the cause of equitable education.
      Note- Byju’s is also the official sponsor of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.

    8. Who has recently (in Nov ’22) became the Prime Minister(PM) of Israel?
      1) Yair Lapid
      2) Benjamin Netanyahu
      3) Ehud Olmert
      4) Naftali Bennett
      5) Ariel Sharon
      Answer-2) Benjamin Netanyahu
      Former Israeli Prime Minister(PM) Benjamin Netanyahu (Binyamin Netanyahu) (73 years old), head of the right-wing Likud party won the 25th elections of Israel’s parliament (Knesset) defeating the interim PM Yair Lapid of Yesh Atid, a centre-left political party.
      i. Benjamin Netanyahu won the election by capturing 64 seats in Israel’s 120-seat Knesset. Interim PM Yair Lapid won only 51 seats.
      ii. He was an Israeli politician and diplomat who twice served as Israel’s PM (1996–99 and 2009–21) and was also the longest-serving PM since Israel’s independence.

    9. Name the Indian Grandmaster who recently (in Nov ‘22) won the Gold in the 2022 Asian Continental Chess Championships in Open Section.
      1) Gukesh D
      2) Adhiban Baskaran
      3) Harsha Bharathakoti
      4) Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa
      5) Arjun Erigaisi
      Answer-4) Rameshbabu Praggnanandhaa
      Grandmaster Praggnanandhaa R and Women Grandmaster Nandhidhaa P V became the Asian Champions by winning the Asian Continental Chess Championship 2022 in the Open and Women’s sections respectively.
      i. Asian Continental Chess Championship 2022 was held from 25th October to 4th November 2022 in New Delhi, Delhi.
      ii. Harsha Bharathakoti won the tie-breaker for the runner-up position and won the silver medal while B Adhiban won the bronze medal with a 3rd place finish.
      Note- Grandmaster Rinat Jumabayev of Kazakhstan and Divya Deshmukh became the Asian Blitz champions in the open and women categories respectively.

    10. When was National Solidarity Day 2022 observed across India?
      1) 30th October 2022
      2) 20th October 2022
      3) 28th October 2022
      4) 21st October 2022
      5) 25th October 2022
      Answer-2) 20th October 2022
      National Solidarity Day 2022 was observed across India on 20th October 2022 to honour the Armed Forces.
      i. On 20th October 1962, neighbouring China suddenly attacked India over a disputed Himalayan border. The war continued for a month until China declared a ceasefire in November 1962.
      ii. After China’s humiliating defeat of the Indian Military, India proclaimed 20th October National Solidarity Day.