Current Affairs 2022 – Part 1

Current Affairs GK Questions Answers

# ‘CRPF Raising Day 2022’ was observed on?
Ans. 27 July
> This was the 84th CRPF Raising Day

# Recently DRDO and Indian Army successfully test fired which missile?
Ans. Laser Guided Anti-Tank Guided Missile (ATGM)
> It was test fired in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra

# Recently ‘World Lung Cancer Day 2022’ was observed on?
Ans. 1st August

# Recently a moon mission named ‘Danuri’ was launched by which country?
Ans. South Korea
> Its official name is The Korea Pathfinder Lunar Orbiter (KPLO)

# Recently which India state Govt. signed an agreement with the 3 giant companies HCL, Flipkart and Walmart?
Ans. Assam

# Which state Govt. is planning to boost farmer’s income through ‘Panchamrut Yojana’ by implementing cost effective technical measures and promoting co-cropping methods?
Ans. Uttar Pradesh

# Which state Govt. has recently approved the renaming of ‘Hollongi Greenfield Airport’ as ‘Donyi Polo Airport’?
Ans. Arunachal Pradesh

# Which insurance company has launched 3-in-1 insurance protection solution covering benefits of life, disability & critical illness and accidental cover?
Ans. Max Life Insurance Company Limited

# Which bank has become the first bank to list its payment gateway platform in TIN 2.0 (Tax Information Network) platform of the Income Tax Department?
Ans. Federal Bank
> Federal bank is a private sector bank with its headquarter in Kerala

# Recently which giant ecommerce company partnered with Indian Railways to boost its delivery services in India?
Ans. Amazon India

# Which country has recently launched Terrestrial Ecosystem Carbon Monitoring Satellite?
Ans. China

# Recently Indian Navy’s All-Women Navy Crew successfully completes first independent surveillance mission over which sea?
Ans. Arabian sea

# What is India’s Passport rank in Henley’s Passport Index 2022 ?
Ans. 84th
> Henley’s Passport Index states the ranking of all the world’s passports (country wise a passport holder of a country can visit to number of destinations without a prior visa)
> India allows its passport holder to travel to 60 countries
> Japan and Singapore topped the list

# What is India’s projected GDP percentage as per UBS Securities (a Switzerland based brokerage firm) for the financial year 2022?
Ans. 9.1%

# What is India’s projected GDP percentage as per World Bank for the financial year 2022?
Ans. 8.3%

# Recently which bank has launched ‘RuPay Contactless Debit Card’ in partnership with NPCI (National Payments Corporation of India)?
Ans. UCO Bank

# Who has been appointed as the Economic Counsellor and Head of Research Department in IMF (International Monetary Fund)?
Ans. Pierre Olivier Gourinchas

# Who is the author of the book ‘Ratan N. Tata – The Authorized Biography’?
Ans. Dr Thomas Mathew

# Which bank has launched an online platform to give loans to MSME (Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises) across India?
Ans. Federal Bank
> Online platform –

# ‘Yes Mutual Fund’ renamed and got a new name. What is the new name?
Ans. White Oak Capital Mutual Fund

# Which company/startup won the Global Women’s Health Tech Awards 2022?
Ans. NIRAMAI and InnAccel
> NIRAMAI – Breast cancer screening solution
> InnAccel – Deals with medical devices
> Global Women’s Health Tech Awards are given to those who contribute innovative technology in women’s health care and safety

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Current Affairs GK Questions Answers

# The Adani Group recently signed a MoU (memorandum of understanding) with POSCO Steel making Company to explore Business in steel and renewable energy. The POSCO company belongs to which country?
Ans. South Korea

# National Youth Day was recently observed on?
Ans. 12 January 2022
> It is celebrated as the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda
> This year theme – It’s all in the Mind

# 25th National Youth Festival was recently celebrated in?
Ans. Puducherry
> The inauguration was done by PM Narendra Modi (virtually)

# On the ‘National Youth Day 2022’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated an ‘MSME Technology Centre’ in which Indian State/UT?
Ans. Puducherry
> MSME = Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

# Who won the Knighthood Award?
Ans. Clive Lloyd (former West Indies Cricketer)
> It was given by Prince William (Duke of Cambridge)
> Knighthood award is given by a British queen or king for achievements in any field

# In the ‘Global Private Banking Awards 2021’ virtual ceremony which bank was named as the Best Private Bank?
Ans. HDFC Bank

# Recently the 16th edition of India Digital Summit (IDS) took place from 11th to 12th January 2022. What was the theme for this year?
Ans. Supercharging Startups
> The summit was addressed by Piyush Goyal (Union commerce and industry minister)

# India’s first Mobile Honey Processing Van was launched in which Indian state?
Ans. Uttar Pradesh (Ghaziabad)
> Lunched by KVIC (Khadi and Village Industries Commission)

# Kevadiya Railway Station in Gujarat renamed to?
Ans. Ekta Nagar Railway Station
> This railway station is the key station to reach ‘Statue of Unity’ (World’s tallest statue)

# In the ‘On-time Performance Review 2021’ which Indian Airport ranked 8th in the world?
Ans. Chennai International Airport
> Its the only airport in India which comes under Top 10 Global List

# Which country’s Moon Mission finds first on-site evidence of water on the Moon’s surface?
Ans. China

# Who is the winner in Adelaide International 2022 in men’s single category?
Ans. Gael Monfils (from France)

# Who is the winner in Adelaide International 2022 in women’s single category?
Ans. Ashleigh Barty (from Australia)

# The Government of India decided to declare 26th December of every year as?
Ans. Veer Baal Diwas
> To give honour to the 3rd and 4th sons of tenth sikh guru ‘Guru Gobind Singh’

# Who is the new President of Nicaragua (country in North America)?
Ans. Daniel Ortega

# Who is the new Prime Minister of Kazakhstan?
Ans. Alikhan Smailov

# Which Indian state will host the ‘Khelo India Games 2023’?
Ans. Karnataka

# Who is the new CEO (chief executive officer) of Adani Powers?
Ans. Shersingh B Khyalia
> The appointment was done by Adani Power Board of Directors
> Adani Power is a subsidiary of Adani Group

# Who is the new Brand Ambassador of the online insurance platform ‘RenewBuy’?
Ans. Rajkummar Rao (bollywood actor)

# Which private bank recently tied up with ‘MinkasuPay’ (mobile payment solution) to offer biometric authentication solution for Net banking payment?
Ans. Axis Bank
> Now customer can pay using fingerprint or Face ID – There will be no need for usernames, OTP, passwords

# Who won the Melbourne Summer 2022 tennis tournament in women’s single category?
Ans. Simona Halep (from Romania)

# Who won the Melbourne Summer 2022 tennis tournament in men’s single category?
Ans. Rafael Nadal (from Spain)

# ‘Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas’ recently observed on?
Ans. 9 January 2022

# Government of Jammu and Kashmir recently signed a MoU (memorandum of understanding) with Century Financial. J&K will get an investment of USD 100 million from Century Financial. Century Financial belongs to which country?
Ans. UAE (Dubai)

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