1. International Day of Sign Languages is observed every year on which day?
A – 19 September
B – 20 September
C – 21 September
D – 23 September
International Day of Sign Languages observed on 23 September.
The International Day of Sign Languages (IDSL) is celebrated annually across the world on 23 September. The day is a unique opportunity to support and protect the linguistic identity and cultural diversity of all deaf people and other sign language users. Sign language gives people, who are hard of hearing, a medium to converse. As the name suggests, this day aims to spread awareness regarding the importance of sign language in the realisation of the human rights of people who are deaf.
The theme for the 2022 International Day of Sign languages is “Sign Languages Unite Us!”. Deaf communities, governments and civil society organisations maintain their collective efforts in fostering, promoting and recognising national sign languages as part of their countries’ vibrant and diverse linguistic landscapes.
2. Name the project recently been launched for menstruation health by Israeli embassy in Ghaziabad?
A – Saaras
B – Suvidha
C – Saksham
D – Saatha
Project “Saaras” for menstruation health launched by Israeli embassy in Ghaziabad.
Project “Saaras”: The women of Arthala village in Ghaziabad are fond of 27-year-old Uzma Kazmi; it was she who gave them better coping mechanisms for those “uncomfortable days” of the month by bringing affordable and environmentally friendly sanitary napkins, “Saraas,” within their grasp. As part of project “Saraas,” an initiative of the Israeli embassy in India in conjunction with NGO Khushii, which aims to raise awareness about menstruation health and cleanliness and improve skills and capacity for women, the centre was opened by Naor Gilon, the Israeli ambassador to India.
3. Which automobile company has partnered with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) to set up charging infrastructure for electric two-wheelers in the country?
A – Bajaj Auto
B – Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd
C – Maruti Suzuki India Limited
D – Hero MotoCorp
Hero MotoCorp tie-up with HPCL to set up EV charging infrastructure.
Hero MotoCorp has joined hands with Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd to set up charging infrastructure for electric two-wheelers in the country. As a part of the initiative, the two companies will first establish charging infrastructure at Hindustan Petroleum Corporation’s (HPCL) existing network of stations, with the likelihood of subsequently broadening the collaboration for supplementary business opportunities.
4. The Defence Ministry has signed an MoU with which of the following bank under the SPARSH (System for Pension Administration)?
A – Axis Bank and Yes Bank
B – State Bank of India and Axis Bank
C – HDFC Bank and Canara Bank
D – Bank of Baroda and HDFC Bank
Under SPARSH programme, Defense Ministry signs an MoU with BoB and HDFC.
Defense Ministry signs an MoU with BoB and HDFC: In order to reach seventeen lakh defence pensioners nationwide, the Defence Ministry has inked an MoU with Bank of Baroda (BoB) and HDFC Bank as part of the SPARSH-System for Pension Administration program. Dr. Ajay Kumar, the secretary of defence, stated that by the end of this month, seventeen lakh of the thirty-two lakh defence pensioners will be added to SPARSH.
5. Swimmer Elvis Ali Hazarika has become the first from the North-East to cross the North Channel. He is from which state?
A – Tripura
B – Sikkim
C – Assam
D – Arunachal Pradesh
Veteran swimmer Elvis Ali becomes the oldest Indian to cross North Channel.
Veteran Assamese swimmer, Elvis Ali Hazarika has become the first from the North East to cross the North Channel. The North Channel is the strait between north-eastern Northern Ireland and south-western Scotland. Elvis and his team clocked a timing of 14 hours 38 minutes to achieve this feat. With this, Elvis has become the oldest Indian swimmer to cross the North Channel.
According to the Irish Long Distance Swimming Association, the distance of the route recognised as a North Channel swim is 34.5 km (21.4 miles). It is known for fickle weather, rough seas, tough currents and an abundance of jellyfish. As it is, over the past four years especially, the ace Assam swimmer has been pushing his limits, persevering and raising the bar from time to time to create significant records, also making Assam and the country proud.
6. Valery Vladimirovich Polyakov passed away at the age of 80, who was he?
A – Russian Cosmonaut
B – Russian President
C – Russian Prime Minister
D – Russian Astrologer
Cosmonaut Valery Polyakov passed away at the age of 80.
Russian Cosmonaut Valery Vladimirovich Polyakov, who holds the record for the longest spaceflight, has passed away at the age of 80. According to Roscosmos, Polyakov has participated in two space missions during his career with a total duration of 678 days and 16 hours.
7. Which state Legislative Assembly, is all set to have a day reserved for women legislators to speak and raise women-centric issues in the House?
A – Gujarat
B – Maharashtra
C – Uttarakhand
D – Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh Legislature reserves a women-only day.
Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly is all set to have a day reserved for women legislators to speak and raise women-centric issues in the House. The Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath wrote a letter to all women legislatures and told them about initiatives taken by Government under Mission Shakti Scheme which is a historic moment. Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath also informed that the session at the country’s largest legislature would set an example.
The largest legislature of India has created the decision of making a reserved day for women legislators to speak.
It will allow putting forward the problems and achievements of the state and other important issues in the House.
This session will be an example for the country of what women members want to express, adding that any positive suggestions from them regarding the present, future, and self-reliance of the state will help the government take steps in that direction.
Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly has 403 members out that there are 47 women MLAs including 22 first-timers.
8. Who among the following has been appointed as the Director General of the National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG) in September 2022?
A – Bharat Lal
B – Poonam Singh
C – Srinivas
D – Rajendra Nimje
GoI named Bharat Lal as new DG of National Centre for Good Governance.
Retired Gujarat cadre officer, Bharat Lal has been appointed as the Director General, National Centre for Good Governance (NCGG). Bharat Lal, a 1988-batch Indian Forest officer of Gujarat cadre, had served as Gujarat government’s resident commissioner in Delhi and has been known to be close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the then chief minister of the state. Earlier, during December 2021, Lal was appointed as the Secretary to the Lokpal.
9. Which of the following Indian state performed first successful full-arm transplant?
A – Tamil Nadu
B – Kerala
C – Gujarat
D – Maharashtra
India’s first successful full-arm transplant performed in Kerala hospital.
India’s first full arm transplant was performed at the Kerala-based Amrita Hospital. 20 surgeons, 10 anesthetists, and 5 practice sessions were performed which took 18 hours of surgery. It is the third of its type in the world, such a transplant was only performed previously in Mexico and France.
- After receiving several requests for limb transplants from across the world, which includes several parts of Middle Eastern countries and southeast Asian Countries, Amrita Hospital in Kochi accepted the request to perform a shoulder level full arm transplant.
- First request was accepted from Amaresh, who is an unmarried man, he suffered a severe injury in 2017 due to electric shock while repairing charged electric cables. His hands sustained several fractures and electric burns.
- Both his hands were amputated to save his life. He waited for a suitable donor for years, and Vinod agreed to donate his hands. Vinod is a 54-year-old man working in West Asia, he met an accident and suffered serious injuries, and lost his life in Thiruvananthapuram.
- Vinod’s family donated his various organs, including his hands, and doctors of Amrita Hospital flew to Thiruvananthapuram to harvest the organ.
- The team of doctors for the full arm surgery was led by Dr.Subramania Iyer, head, of the center of Plastic and Reconstruction surgery, and Dr. Mohit Sharma, Professor, Center for Plastic and Reconstruction Surgery.
10.What is the name of the world’s first cloned wild Arctic wolf created by Chinese Scientists?
A – Maya
B – Jaya
C – Rani
D – Sofiya
Chinese Scientists create world’s first cloned wild Arctic wolf ‘Maya’.
A wild Arctic wolf was successfully cloned for the first time in the world by a Beijing-based gene firm. The cloning of the Arctic wolf, also known as the white wolf or polar wolf, which is native to the High Arctic tundra of Canada’s Queen Elizabeth Islands, is considered a milestone achievement in conserving rare and endangered species through cloning technology.
According to the company, the wolf named “Maya” is in good health. The donor cell of the wolf came from the skin sample of a wild female Arctic wolf and its oocyte was taken from a female dog. According to the Global Times report, Maya’s surrogate mother was a beagle, a dog breed. The dog was selected as the surrogate as it shares genetic ancestry with ancient wolves and hence, ensures success in cloning.
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