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#1. Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL) launched the third Stealth Frigate of Project 17A ‘_______________’ on 11 September 2022.

Solution:
The correct answer is Taragiri.

Key Points

  • Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd (MDL) launched the third Stealth Frigate of Project 17A
    ‘Taragiri’ on 11 September 2022.
  • This ship is designed by the Indian Navy’s in-house design organisation viz. Bureau of
    Naval Design.
  • It will be fitted with a supersonic surface-to-surface missile system.
  • The keel of Taragiri was laid on 10 September 2020 & the ship is expected to be delivered
    by 2025.

Additional Information
The Indian Navy:

  • Motto(s): शं नो वरुणः (Sanskrit); ‘May the Lord of Water be auspicious unto us’
  • Headquarters: New Delhi
  • Founded: 26 January 1950
  • Navy Day: 4 December
  • Commander-in-Chief: President Droupadi Murmu
  • Chief of the Naval Staff: Admiral R. Hari Kumar

#2. Which tennis player has won the US Open women's singles title on 10 September 2022?

Solution:
The correct answer is Iga Swiatek.

Key Points

  • World number one tennis player Iga Swiatek won the US Open women’s singles title
    on 10 September 2022.
  • She defeated Tunisia’s Ons Jabeur in the final.
  • It was Iga Swiatek’s third Grand Slam win of her career.
  • Poland’s Swiatek also won the French Open in 2020 and 2022 besides winning the US
    Open in 2022.
  • The US Open Tennis Championships is held annually in Queens, New York.
  • First held: 1881

Additional Information
Tennis:

  • Spaniard Rafael Nadal on 5 June 2022 won the 14th singles title of the French
    open beating Casper Ruud of Norway 6-3, 6-3, 6-0 in the final.
  • With this victory, 36-year-old Nadal has become the oldest champion of the French
    Open.
  • It is his 22nd Grand Slam title.
  • In women’s singles, World Number One Iga Swiatek of Poland won the
    2022 title by beating Coco Gauf in Paris on 4 June 2022.
  • The French Open, also known as Roland-Garros, is a major tennis tournament.
  • It is held over two weeks at the Stade Roland Garros in Paris, France, beginning in
    late May each year.
  • The tournament and venue are named after the French aviator Roland Garros.

The French Open:

  • Founded: 1891
  • Location: Paris, France
  • Surface: Clay – outdoors (1908–present); Sand – outdoors (1891–1907)
  • Japan’s Ena Shibahara and Wesley Koolhof of the Netherlands won the French
    Open mixed doubles title on 2 June 2022.

#3. PM Narendra Modi is going to embark on a two-day visit to Uzbekistan for SCO Summit on 15 September 2022. What is the capital of Uzbekistan?

Solution:
The correct answer is Tashkent.

Key Points

  • PM Modi will be on a 2-day visit to Samarkand of Uzbekistan from 15 September 2022 to
    attend the 22nd Meeting of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation
    Organization (SCO).
  • Topical issues of regional & global importance are expected to be discussed at the
    meeting.
  • Rajnath Singh had attended SCO Defence Ministers’ Meeting in Uzbekistan’s Capital
    Tashkent on 24 August 2022.

Additional Information

  • Uzbekistan is a Central Asian nation and former Soviet republic.
    It’s known for its mosques, mausoleums and other sites linked to the Silk Road.
  • Uzbekistan:
  • Capital: Tashkent
  • Currency: Uzbek soum
  • President: Shavkat Mirziyoyev
  • Prime Minister: Abdulla Aripov
  • Official language: Uzbek

#4. Which Indian airline company has decided to dismantle regional headquarters and shift to Gurugram in September 2022?

Solution:
The correct answer is Air India.

Key Points

  • Air India is going to dismantle the regional command structure of the airline and shift to a
    central headquarter as the new owners, Tata Sons, work on consolidating its airline
    business.
  • The airline currently has 4 regional headquarters headed by 4 regional directors.
  • Air India inherited the regional structure of command from Indian Airlines after the two
    airlines were merged in 2007.

Additional Information

  • Air India is the flag carrier airline of India.
  • It is owned by Talace Private Limited, a Special-Purpose Vehicle of Tata Sons, after Air
  • India Limited’s former owner, the Government of India, completed the sale.
    Air India:
  • Chief Executive Officer: Campbell Wilson
  • Headquarters: New Delhi
  • Founded: 1932, Mumbai
  • Founder: J. R. D. Tat

#5. Which Formula One racing driver has won the 2022 Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix in September 2022?

Solution:
The correct answer is Max Verstappen.

Key Points

  • Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Italian Formula 1 Grand Prix on 11 September 2022.
    Ferrari’s Charles Leclerc and Mercedes’ George Russell came at the 2nd and 3rd positions
    respectively.
  • It was Verstappen’s 11th win in 16 races in 2022.
  • It was also Verstappen’s maiden Italian GP win.
  • Verstappen had also won the Dutch F1 GP on 4 September 2022.
  • He has now won a total of 31 races.

Additional Information
List of 2022 F1 Race Winners:

  • Dutch Formula 1 Grand Prix: Max Verstappen
  • Belgian Grand Prix: Max Verstappen
  • Hungarian Grand Prix: Max Verstappen
  • Bahrain Grand Prix: Charles Leclerc (Ferrari-Monaco);
  • Saudi Arabian Grand Prix: Max Verstappen (Red Bull – Netherlands);
  • Australian Grand Prix: Charles Leclerc (Ferrari-Monaco).
  • Azerbaijan Grand Prix: Max Verstappen
  • Canadian Grand Prix: Max Verstappen
  • Spanish Grand Prix: Max Verstappen
  • British Grand Prix: Carlos Sainz
  • Austrian F1 Grand Prix: Charles Leclerc

#6. Which day is celebrated as the Vinoba Bhave's Birth Anniversary?

Solution:
The correct answer is 11 September.

Key Points

  • The birth anniversary of Acharya Vinoba Bhave was observed on 11 September 2022.
  • He is regarded as the National Teacher of India & the spiritual successor of Mahatma
    Gandhi.
  • In 1940, he was selected as the ‘First Individual Satyagrahi’ against the British Raj by
    Gandhiji.
  • Bhave is best known for starting the ‘Bhoodan’ (gift of land) movement in India in 1951.
    He passed away in 1982.

Additional Information

  • 20 August 2022 marked the 78th birth anniversary of former PM Rajiv Gandhi.
  • Rajiv Gandhi was the sixth Prime Minister of India, serving from 1984 to 1989.
  • He became the youngest PM of India at the age of 40.
  • 19 August 2022 marked the 104th birth anniversary of former President Shankar Dayal
    Sharma.
  • He was the 9th President of India who served between 1992-1997.
  • 15 August 2022 marked the 150th birth anniversary of Sri Aurobindo.
  • He was an Indian nationalist, philosopher, poet, and yoga guru.

#7. Which day is celebrated as the National Forest Martyrs Day?

Solution:
The correct answer is 11 September.

Key Points

  • September 11 is marked as National Forest Martyrs Day in India every year.
  • The day is observed to pay tribute to the numerous activists who have laid down their
    lives to protect forests and wildlife across India.
  • The Ministry of Environment chose September 11 as the day to mark National Forest
    Martyrs Day in 2013 as it was the anniversary of the Khejarli Massacre (1730).

Additional Information

  • List of Important Days in September 2022:
    Days                   Events
  • 2 September – World Coconut Day
  • 5 September – Teachers’ Day
  • International – Day of Charity
  • 8 September – World Literacy Day
  • 14 September – Hindi Diwas
  • 15 September –  National Engineer’s day
  • 16 September – World Ozone Day
  • 18 September  – World Bamboo Day
  • 21 September – International day of Peace
  • 25 September  – Antyodaya Diwas
  • 25 September  – World Rivers Day
  • 27 September  – World Tourism Day
  • 29 September  – World Maritime Day

#8. Who has been nominated to Rajya Sabha from Jammu and Kashmir by the president Droupadi Murmu in September 2022?

Solution:
The correct answer is Gulam Ali.

Key Points

  • President Droupadi Murmu has nominated Gulam Ali, a Gurjar Muslim from Jammu
    & Kashmir, to the Rajya Sabha.
  • Mr Ali has been nominated to the Rajya Sabha on the recommendation of the Central
    govt.
  • This is for the first time a Gurjar Muslim from the region has been sent to the Rajya Sabha
    as a nominated member.

Additional Information
About Rajya Sabha:

  • The Rajya Sabha is the upper house of the bicameral Parliament of India.
  • As of September 2022, it has a maximum membership of 245, of which 233 are
    elected by the legislatures of the states and union territories
  • The president appoints 12 members for their contributions to art, literature, science,
    and social services.
  • The Rajya Sabha meets in continuous sessions, and unlike the Lok Sabha, it is not
    subjected to dissolution.
  • Chairman: Jagdeep Dhankhar (Vice President of India)
  • Deputy Chairman: Harivansh Narayan Singh
  • Secretary General: Pramod Chandra Mody
  • Leader of the House: Piyush Goyal
  • Leader of the Opposition: Mallikarjun Kharge

#9. In which city, the two-day National Defense MSME Conclave and Exhibition is being held in September 2022?

Solution:
The correct answer is Kota.

Key Points

  • The two-day National Defense MSME Conclave and Exhibition began in Kota, Rajasthan
    on 11 September 2022.
  • Defense equipment including T-90 and BMP-2 tanks, artillery guns, & various types of
    sniper & machine guns are being displayed in the exhibition.
  • The conclave will be formally inaugurated on 12 September 2022 by Lok Sabha
    Speaker Om Birla & MoS Defense Ajay Bhatt.

Additional Information

  • Kota is a city on the Chambal River in Rajasthan.
  • Rajasthan is a state in northern India.
  • It is the largest Indian state by area and the seventh largest by population.

Rajasthan:

  • Governor: Kalraj Mishra
  • Capital: Jaipur
  • Population: 6.89 crores
  • Chief Minister: Ashok Gehlot

#10. Central government has fixed the maximum number of wards at ___________ in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD)

Solution:
The correct answer is 250.

Key Points

  • The central government has fixed the maximum number of wards in the Municipal
    Corporation of Delhi (MCD) at 250.
  • Of these, 42 wards have been reserved for Scheduled Castes.
  • Earlier, the total number of seats in the three MCDs was 272.
  • In May 2022, a notification was issued by the central govt for the unification of three civic
    bodies of Delhi.

Additional Information

  • Delhi is a city and a union territory of India containing New Delhi, the capital of India.
    Delhi shares borders with the state of Uttar Pradesh in the east and with the state of
    Haryana in the remaining directions.
  • Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon and Noida are known as the National Capital Region
    (NCR).

Delhi:

  • Lt. Governor: Vinai Kumar Saxena
  • Chief Minister: Arvind Kejriwal
  • Deputy Chief Minister: Manish Sisodia
  • Legislature: 70 seats
  • Rajya Sabha: 3 seats
  • Lok Sabha: 7 seats
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