1. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)-III has been launched in which state?
[B] Himachal Pradesh
Correct Answer: B [Himachal Pradesh]
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)-III in Chamba, Himachal Pradesh.
The Prime Minister also launched Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) – III in Himachal Pradesh for the upgradation of around 3125 kilometres of roads in the state. More than Rs. 420 crores has been sanctioned by the Central Government under this phase for the upgradation of 440 kilometres of roads in 15 border and far flung blocks of the state.
2. What is the name of the mascot unveiled for 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup?
Correct Answer: C [Tazuni]
Penguin Tazuni has been unveiled as the official mascot of next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in Australia and New Zealand.
The design is based on the Eudyptula minor species found in both host countries, and the name combines the Tasman Sea and the word ‘Unity’. Tazuni is a 15-year-old midfielder whose story involves her falling in love with football after playing with a group of children on a beach.
3. Liz Truss recently resigned as the Prime Minister of which country?
[B] United Kingdom
Correct Answer: B [United Kingdom]
British Prime Minister Liz Truss has announced that she will step down from the position leader of the Conservative Party after her policies triggered economic turmoil and divided the party.
Truss, who has been prime minister for just 45 days, also announced that she will remain as prime minister and party leader until a successor is chosen.
4. Asia’s largest Compressed Bio Gas (CBG) plant has been recently inaugurated in which state/UT?
Correct Answer: B [Punjab]
Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Hardeep Singh Puri inaugurated Asia’s largest Compressed Bio Gas (CBG) plant in Lehragaga, Sangrur, Punjab.
The CBG Plant at Sangrur was inaugurated with an FDI investment of Rs. 220 crores by Verbio AG, one of the top bioenergy companies in Germany. It is spread out across around 20 acres and currently produces about 6 Tons Per Day (TPD) of CBG.
5. Which state was ranked first in the ‘Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Urban (PMAY-U) Awards 2021?
[A] Tamil Nadu
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Madhya Pradesh
Correct Answer: C [Uttar Pradesh]
Uttar Pradesh bagged the first position in the ‘Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Urban (PMAY-U) Awards 2021. It is followed by Madhya Pradesh and Tamil Nadu at second and third place, respectively.
Gujarat saw five special category awards while Jammu and Kashmir was adjudged the ‘B