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161.
How many Indian Nobel Laureates are there as of September 2023?
7
8
9
10
Answer: Option
Explanation:
There are 9 Indian Nobel Laureates: Rabindranath Tagore, C. V. Raman, Har Gobind Khorana, Mother Teresa, Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar, Amartya Sen, Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Kailash Satyarthi, Abhijit Banerjee.

162.
Who was the 28th Director General (DG) of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO)?
Rajeev Chaudhry
Manoj Mukund Naravane
Raghu Srinivasan
Bipin Rawat
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Lt General Raghu Srinivasan was the 28th Director General (DG) of the Border Roads Organisation (BRO). He took over the position from Lt Gen Rajeev Chaudhry on October 1, 2023.

163.
Who launched India's first 5G Training Labs and 5G health applications in all eight North Eastern States?
Narendra Modi
Amit Shah
Rajnath Singh
G. Kishan Reddy
Answer: Option
Explanation:
G. Kishan Reddy, the Minister of Development of North East Region (DoNER), Tourism, and Culture, launched India's first 5G Training Labs and 5G health applications in all eight North Eastern States on October 1, 2023.

164.
Who was awarded the 2023 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize in Mathematics?
Adam Harper
Ruixiang Zhang
Shai Evra
Will Sawin
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Mathematician Ruixiang Zhang, an Assistant Professor at the University of California, Berkeley, USA, was awarded the 2023 SASTRA Ramanujan Prize in Mathematics for his pioneering contributions to number theory.

165.
Who was appointed as the new Chairman of the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) in September 2023?
Saugata Gupta
Partha Sinha
Sudhanshu Vats
Aveek Sarkar
Answer: Option
Explanation:
Saugata Gupta, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Marico Ltd, was appointed as the new Chairman of the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) in September 2023.