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1. Which country recently test-fired an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) named Hwasong-17?
North – North Korea
North Korea has confirmed that it has test-fired its first intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) codenamed ‘Hwasong-17’ since 2017. Hwaseong-17 flew 1,090 km at a maximum altitude of 6,248.5 km and destroyed one target.
2. According to the India TB Report 2022, what is the percentage increase in the cases of Tuberculosis (TB) in India in 2021?
Answer – 19%
Recently ‘India TB Report 2022’ was released by the Union Health Minister. According to this report, India registered a sharp increase of 19 percent in tuberculosis (TB) cases in 2021 as compared to the previous year. The total number of TB patients notified during 2021 was around 19 lakh, which was 16 lakh in 2020. The mortality rate due to TB has increased by 11 percent in India between 2019 and 2020.
3. Which is the venue of the ‘Bharat Bhagya Vidhata’ festival?
Answer – New Delhi
The ten-day Red Fort Festival titled ‘Bharat Bhagya Vidhata’ started recently at the Red Fort in New Delhi. Union Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani inaugurated the festival. The Red Fort Mega Festival is being organized by the Ministry of Culture as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. The Red Fort Festival is being organized to celebrate the heritage of the country and the culture of every part of India.
4. Mario Marcel, who won the ‘Governor of the Year’ award, is the governor of the Central Bank of which country?
Answer – Chile
The Central Banking team and its Editorial Advisory Panel recently unveiled their ninth edition of the Central Banking Awards (2022). Mario Marcel of Chile has been nominated for the ‘Governor of the Year’ award.
5. Who is the first chairman of ‘Reserve Bank Innovation Hub (RBIH)’?
Answer – General Kris Gopalakrishnan
RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das inaugurated the ‘Reserve Bank Innovation Hub (RBIH)’ in Bengaluru. It has been established to encourage and nurture financial innovation with an initial capital contribution of Rs 100 crore. Senapati Gopalakrishnan is its first president, while it has eminent personalities from industry and academia as its members.
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