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    1. By which aircraft, the Indian Navy’s all-women crew led by ‘Aanchal Sharma’, recently (in Aug ‘22) created history by completing the 1st independent maritime surveillance mission over the Arabian Sea?
      1) Dornier 328
      2) Dornier 27
      3) Antonov An-32
      4) Ilyushin Il-76
      5) Dornier-228
      Answer-5) Dornier-228
      Five officers of the Indian Navy created history by completing the first all-women independent maritime reconnaissance and surveillance mission in the north of the Arabian Sea, onboard a Dornier-228 aircraft. The mission was completed on 3rd August 2022. This first-of-its-kind independent maritime mission showcased ‘Nari Shakti’ in its real spirit.
      About the All Women Crew:
      i. The Dornier-228 aircraft was captained by the Mission Commander, Lieutenant Commander Aanchal Sharma, who was accompanied by a team of pilots, Lieutenant Shivangi and Lieutenant Apurva Gite, Tactical and Sensor Officer Lieutenant Pooja Panda and Sub Lieutenant Pooja Shekhawat.
      ii. They are part of the Indian Naval Air Squadron (INAS)-314, based at Naval Air Enclave, Porbandar, Gujarat.

    2. Name the organisation that recently (in August ‘22) partnered with the National Health Authority (NHA) to accredit health solutions integrated with the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM).
      1) Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME)
      2) Quality Council of India (QCI)
      3) Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM)
      4) Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI)
      5) National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM)
      Answer-2) Quality Council of India (QCI)
      The National Health Authority (NHA) partners with the Quality Council of India (QCI) for six months to accredit and rate the Health Management Information System (HMIS) and Laboratory Information Management System (LMIS) solutions integrated with the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM).
      i. The National Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH), a constituent board of the QCI, is responsible for national accreditation in the domain of healthcare.

    3. In August 2022, HDFC Limited raised the largest social finance issuance of ________ under Syndicated Social Loan Facility for financing affordable housing projects in India.
      1) USD 2.5 billion
      2) USD 4.9 billion
      3) USD 1.1 billion
      4) USD 5.2 billion
      5) USD 3.1 billion
      Answer-3) USD 1.1 billion
      HDFC Limited raised the largest social finance issuance of USD 1.1 billion (around Rs 8,700 crore) from investors under Syndicated Social Loan Facility at a 3.3% coupon rate for financing affordable housing projects in India.
      i. HDFC Limited has raised the amount through External Commercial Borrowings (ECBs) which is the largest social loan globally and first ECB loan deal out of India.
      ii. MUFG Bank Limited (MUFG) is the lead social loan coordinator for this transaction and also one of the Mandated Lead Arranger and Borrowers (MLAB).

    4. Name the insurance company that recently (in August ‘22) launched a 3-in-1 Protection Plan to offer benefits of life, critical illness & disability, and accidental cover.
      1) Max Life Insurance
      2) Aviva Life Insurance
      3) Edelweiss Tokio Life Insurance
      4) Aditya Birla Sun Life Insurance
      5) Bajaj Allianz Life Insurance
      Answer- 1) Max Life Insurance
      Max Life Insurance Company Limited has launched Max Life Smart Secure Easy Solution, a comprehensive 3-in-1 protection solution offering benefits of life, critical illness & disability and accidental cover.
      i. This offering aims at extending financial protection towards self-employed individuals, salaried and other professionals.
      ii. Under the plan, Max Life also offers coverage against 64 listed critical illnesses, including 5 minor and 59 major illnesses along with total and permanent disability.

    5. The AD Ports Group recently (in Aug ‘22) signed an MoU with the Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone(SEZ) Limited for strategic joint investments in end-to-end logistics infrastructure in___________.
      1) Peru
      2) Kenya
      3) Brazil
      4) Ethiopia
      5) Tanzania
      Answer-5) Tanzania
      AD Ports Group, based in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates(UAE), signed an MoU with Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone(SEZ) Limited for strategic joint investments in end-to-end logistics infrastructure in Tanzania.
      Adani Ports and SEZ Ltd is India’s largest integrated ports and logistics company.
      i. Both the companies will provide development support for strategic logistics infrastructure and solutions, which include rail, maritime services, port operations, digital services, an industrial zone and the establishment of maritime academies in Tanzania.

    6. Who recently (in Aug ‘22) received the ‘Chevalier Award of France’ for his contribution to the publishing collaboration between India and France?
      1) S Hareesh
      2) Santhosh Echikkanam
      3) Kannan Sundaram
      4) Karunakaran
      5) M. Mukundan
      Answer- 3) Kannan Sundaram
      The French Government has honoured Kannan Sundaram, publisher of Kalachuvadu, with Chevalier de l’Ordre National du Mérite, the Knight of the Order of the Merit, for his contribution to the publishing collaboration between India and France.
      i. A ceremony to confer the award will be organised in New Delhi at the residence of the French Ambassador in September or October.
      ii. L’Ordre national du Mérite is a French order of merit with membership awarded by the President of the French Republic. It was founded in 1963 by President Charles de Gaulle.

    7. From which Main Battle Tank (MBT), the DRDO & Indian Army jointly test-fired the indigenously developed Laser-Guided Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) in August 2022?
      1) MBT Abrams Mark 3A
      2) MBT Ajeya Mark 1A
      3) MBT Karna Mark 3A
      4) MBT Arjun Mark 1A
      5) MBT Vijayanta Mark 2A
      Answer- 4) MBT Arjun Mark 1A
      Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and the Indian Army successfully test fired indigenously developed Laser-Guided Anti-Tank Guided Missiles (ATGM) from Main Battle Tank (MBT) Arjun Mark 1A at KK Ranges in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, with support of Armoured Corps Centre & School (ACC&S).
      i. The ATGM employs a tandem High Explosive Anti-Tank (HEAT) warhead to defeat Explosive Reactive Armour (ERA) protected armoured vehicles.
      ii. It has been developed with multi-platform launch capability and is currently undergoing technical evaluation trials from the 120 mm rifled gun of MBT Arjun.

    8. Name the country that recently (in Aug ‘22) launched the first-ever lunar mission named ‘Danuri’ by the SpaceX Falcon-9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Cape Canaveral.
      1) Luxembourg
      2) United Arab Emirates
      3) South Korea
      4) Indonesia
      5) Japan
      Answer-3) South Korea
      South Korea’s first-ever lunar mission, The Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter(KPLO) (nicknamed Danuri), was launched onboard a SpaceX Falcon-9 from launch complex 40 at the Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Cape Canaveral.
      i. Danuri is a portmanteau of Korean words “Moon” and “Enjoy” which translates to “enjoying the moon”.
      ii. This lunar mission has been jointly developed by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI).
      iii. If this mission succeeds, South Korea will become the seventh country in the world to have launched an unmanned probe to the Moon.
      iv. So far, 8 countries have launched the moon mission which includes the Soviet Union, the United States, Japan, China, India, Luxembourg (launched on China’s Long March 3C rocket(failed)) and South Korea.

    9. Name the state that recently (in August ’22) signed 4 MoUs with HCL, Walmart, and Flipkart for various purposes, including skill development in youths.
      1) Gujarat
      2) Tamil Nadu
      3) Karnataka
      4) Assam
      5) West Bengal
      Answer-4) Assam
      The Assam government signed four MoUs with HCL, Walmart and Flipkart for various purposes, including skilling the youths, exporting local products and creating talent for the e-commerce supply chain.
      i. HCL Technologies Vice President Subbaraman Balasubramanyan, Flipkart Director Akash Misra, Swasti Operations Head Amarnath Sharma, Assam Skill, Employment and Entrepreneurship Minister Jayanta Mallabaruah and others.
      ii. The first MoU was signed between the Directorate of Employment and Craftsmen Training (DECT) and the IT firm HCL Technologies to facilitate the entrepreneurship and employment development among youths of Assam under various programmes.

    10. Which state government recently (in Aug ‘22) plans to double the farmer’s income through Panchamrut Yojana?
      1) Uttar Pradesh
      2) Maharashtra
      3) Gujarat
      4) Madhya Pradesh
      5) Punjab
      Answer- 1) Uttar Pradesh
      The Uttar Pradesh (UP) Government is set to launch the Panchamrut Yojana, with the goal of doubling farmers’ income through the implementation of cost-effective technical measures and the promotion of co-cropping methods.
      i. The scheme has the combined objective of reducing costs through saving water and maximum use of stubble and the leaves of sugarcane, sparing use of fertilizers and pesticides.
      ii. Under the “Panchamrut Yojana,” different goals have been set for each district in terms of implementing methods for maximum results.
      iii. Additionally, the Panchamrut scheme will reward farmers with “Uttam Sugarcane Farmer” awards if they are successful in increasing both in revenue and productivity.