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    1. In September 2022, which of the following cities became India’s first entrants into the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC)?
      1) Nilambur- Kerala
      2) Warangal- Telangana
      3) Thrissur- Kerala
      4) Both 2 & 3
      5) All 1, 2 & 3
      Answer- 5) All 1, 2 & 3
      Explanation:
      The Indian cities of Nilambur & Thrissur in Kerala and Warangal in Telangana become India’s first entrants into the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Global Network of Learning Cities (GNLC).
      i. The UNESCO GNLC has honoured 77 cities from 44 countries in 2022 in recognition of their outstanding work to make lifelong learning a reality for all at the local level.
      ii. The 77 new members bring the total number of cities within the UNESCO GNLC to 294 in 76 countries

    2. In September 2022, the Central government extended the tenure of the Company Law Committee (CLC), chaired by Tarun Bajaj, up to _____.
      1) January 2023
      2) September 2023
      3) December 2022
      4) November 2022
      5) August 2023
      Answer-2) September 2023
      Explanation:
      The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) extends the Company Law Committee (CLC) by one more year (up to 16th September 2023). The tenure has already been extended twice in September 2020, and September 2021 which was originally constituted on 8th September 2019.
      i. The Government had set up the 11-member CLC under the Chairmanship of the MCA Secretary. At present Tarun Bajaj (MCA Secretary).

    3. As of Aug ’22 data, which state recently emerged as the top state in terms of the number of disposal & entry of cases through the e-Prosecution portal, under Digital India Mission?
      1) Uttar Pradesh
      2) Chhattisgarh
      3) Madhya Pradesh
      4) Bihar
      5) Gujarat
      Answer-1) Uttar Pradesh
      Explanation:
      According to data collected till August 2022, Uttar Pradesh (UP), with 9.12 million cases, holds the top spot in terms of the number of cases entered and disposed through the E-Prosecution Portal, which is administered by the Government of India (GoI) as part of its Digital India Mission.
      i. In terms of the number of the cases entered, Madhya Pradesh (MP) came in second place with 2.31 million cases, followed by Bihar with 859,000 cases, Gujarat with 487,000 cases, and Chhattisgarh with 383,000 cases.
      ii. The E-Prosecution Portal is a joint initiative of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and Ministry of Law and Justice.

    4. In September 2022, the Government of India(GoI) is set to rename the historic “Rajpath” and “Central Vista lawns” in New Delhi, Delhi as ____________.

      1) Shanti Path
      2) Amar Path
      3) Raisina Path
      4) Kartavya Path
      5) Jan Path
      Answer-4) Kartavya Path
      Explanation:
      The Government of India(GoI) is set to rename the historic “Rajpath” and “Central Vista lawns” in New Delhi, Delhi as ‘Kartavya Path’ (Path of Duty). The road and area from the Netaji statue at India Gate to the Rashtrapati Bhavan will be known as the Kartavya path.
      i. During British rule, Rajpath was known as ‘Kingsway’, named after King George V and following the independence of India, it was renamed “Rajpath” – Hindi translation of Kingsway.
      ii. The New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) convened a special meeting on 7th September 2022 to discuss the renaming of Rajpath and Central Vista lawns as Kartavyapath.

    5. Which company recently (in Sept ‘22) manufactured the Air-gas Mixer component in India for the 1st Time?
      1) Webel Solar
      2) Fuelflip Energy
      3) Kotak Urja
      4) Photon Energy Systems
      5) Vikram Solar
      Answer-2) Fuelflip Energy
      Explanation:
      Fuelflip Energy is the 1st company to manufacture Air Gas Mixer – a product that is Made in India after the complete research and development with the use and installation of the Dual Fuel systems for over 6 years.
      i. Fuelflip Energy is an impact technology startup whose aim of Fuelflip is to provide clean air and reduce the harsh environmental effects of using diesel generators.
      ii. The company had developed the Internet of Things (IoT) to enable the Dual-Fuel conversion system for Diesel Generators.

    6. Which of the following banks/Company was recently (in Sept ‘22) selected for the Test Phase of the ‘On Tap’ application facility for the theme ‘Retail Payments ‘under RBI’s Regulatory Sandbox (RS)?
      1) State Bank of India
      2) HDFC Bank
      3) Precision Biometric India Pvt. Ltd
      4) Both 1 & 2
      5) Both 2 & 3
      Answer-5) Both 2 & 3
      Explanation:
      The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) selected HDFC Bank (in partnership with Sweden-based Crunchfish Aktiebolag) and Precision Biometric India Pvt. Ltd for the Test Phase of the ‘On Tap’ application facility for the theme ‘Retail Payments ‘under RBI’s Regulatory Sandbox (RS).
      i. HDFC Bank is selected for its ‘Offline Retail Payments’, while Precision Biometric India Pvt chosen for its ‘InnaIT Key Solution for Banking’.
      ii. The opening of the ‘On Tap’ application facility for theme ‘Retail Payments’ was announced by RBI in October 2021.

    7. Which of the following companies recently (in Sept ‘22) received Rs 860 crore from the NewSpace India Limited (NSIL) to build 5 Polar Satellite Launch Vehicles (PSLVs) rockets?
      1) Hindustan Aeronautics Limited
      2) Larsen & Toubro
      3) Tata Group
      4) Both 1 & 2
      5) Both 2 & 3
      Answer-4) Both 1 & 2
      Explanation:
      The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and Larsen & Toubro (L&T) were given Rs 860 crore to build 5 Polar Satellite Launch Vehicles (PSLVs) rockets, the versatile workhorse launch vehicle of India and the contract has been signed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).
      i. This project was announced on 5th September 2022, at the 7th edition of the biennial Bengaluru Space Expo (BSX-2022) which was organized by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in association with ISRO.
      ii. NewSpace India Limited (NSIL), under the Department of Space (DoS) and ISRO, has signed a service level agreement with the industry for production.

    8. Who was recently (in Sept ‘22) appointed as the Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of the Shipping Corporation of India (SCI) Limited for the period of 5 years?
      1) Anil Kumar Misra
      2) Arunima Dwivedi
      3) Binesh Kumar Tyagi
      4) Pramod Kumar Panda
      5) Shreekanth Pattar
      Answer-3) Binesh Kumar Tyagi
      Explanation:
      Binesh Kumar Tyagi took over as the Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) of the Shipping Corporation of India Limited (SCI), a Navratna Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSE) under the Ministry of Ports, Shipping & Waterways (MoPSW).
      i. The proposal of Captain B K Tyagi has been signed off by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) and his service as CMD is for 5 years.

    9. In September 2022, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) acquired a _______ stake in United States (US)-based SenseHawk Inc for USD 32 million.
      1) 79.4%
      2) 54.3%
      3) 82.5%
      4) 43.9%
      5) 69.2%
      Answer-1) 79.4%
      Explanation:
      An Indian multinational conglomerate company, Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has acquired a majority stake of 79.4% to control the ownership in the United States (US)-based SenseHawk Inc for USD 32 million.
      i. Mukesh Ambani, Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of RIL collaborates with SenseHawk to revolutionize the Green Energy Sector and has the vision to enable 100 GW (GigaWatt) of Solar Energy by 2030.

    10. Which company recently (in Sept ‘22) became the title sponsor for all international and domestic cricket matches of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in India for the 2022-2023 season?
      1) Dream11
      2) Visa Inc
      3) Paytm
      4) MRF
      5) Mastercard
      Answer- 5) Mastercard
      Explanation:
      The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) announced that Mastercard will be the Title Sponsor for all international and domestic cricket matches of the BCCI to be held in India.
      i. Mastercard will hold the sponsorship rights for the 2022-23 season.
      ii. Mastercard replaced Paytm after the digital payments company reportedly backed out of its deal with the Indian cricket board.