Current Affairs 2022 – Part 2

Current Affairs GK Questions Answers

# Who won the ‘Vergani Cup Open 2022’ chess tournament?
Ans. Bharath Subramaniyam
> He becomes 73rd chess grand master after winning the title

# ‘Adelaide International 2022’ tennis tournament was held in?
Ans. Adelaide, Australia

# Who won the ‘Adelaide International Tennis Tournament 2022’ in men’s singles category?
Ans. Gael Monfils (from France)

# Recently David Sassoli passed away. He was?
Ans. President of European Parliament (since 2019)

# ‘Indomitable – A working woman’s notes on life, work and leadership’ is the autobiography of?
Ans. Arundhati Bhattacharya (former chairperson State Bank of India)

# Who won the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) ‘Dr Subhas Mukherjee Award 2020’?
Ans. Professor Satish Adiga

# Who won the ‘Adelaide International Tennis Tournament 2022’ in women’s singles category?
Ans. Ashleigh Barty (from Australia)

# ‘World Hindi Day’ recently observed on?
Ans. 10 January 2022

# 79th Annual Golden Globe Awards 2022-
Best actor – Will Smith
Best director – Jane Campion
Best actress – Nicole Kidman

# Recently a health mission programme ‘Niramay’ was launched in which Indian state?
Ans. Assam
> To improve the health care system at the grassroots level

# Which country has signed an agreement with India’s ‘Manikaran Power Ltd’ to sell electricity?
Ans. Nepal

# Recently India successfully test-fires a supersonic cruise missile from INS (Indian Naval Ship) Visakhapatnam. What is the name of the missile?
Ans. BrahMos (sea to sea missile)

# What is the name of the all-rounder cricketer from South Africa who announced retirement from cricket?
Ans. Chris Morris

# Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh recently flagged-in India’s first multi-dimensional adventure Sports Expedition in which country?
Ans. France

# As per the IHS Markit report, India will overtake which nation and becomes Asia’s 2nd largest economy by the year 2030?
Ans. Japan
> IHS Markit is an intelligence, research and information service provider with its headquarters in London, UK

# India’s first Water Metro Project launched in which city?
Ans. Kochi (Kerala)

# Recently which Indian state has signed a MoU (memorandum of understanding) with National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) to set up dairy project?
Ans. Assam

# Which bank has signed a MoU (memorandum of understanding) with Mecwin Technologies Ltd (Bengaluru) to introduce farmer friendly solar powered pump?
Ans. Karnataka Vikas Grameen Bank (Regional Rural Bank)

# ’24th National Conference on e-Governance (NCeG) 2020-21′ held in which Indian state?
Ans. Telangana (Hyderabad)

# Which private sector bank collaborates with Google to improve bank’s customer experience through digital platform?
Ans. RBL Bank (Mumbai)

# Recently PM Narendra Modi inaugurates the second campus of Chittaranjan National Cancer Institute in which Indian state?
Ans. West Bengal (Kolkata)

# India’s first Heli Hub will be set up in which city?
Ans. Gurugram
> Heli Hub is a kind of hub having all facilities for helicopters in one place

# Which five powerful nations have signed a pledge (joint statement) to prevent spread of atomic and nuclear weapons?
Ans. China, France, Russia, UK and US

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Current Affairs GK Questions Answers

# The International Conference of Academic Institutions 2022 (ICAI 2022) was held in which Indian state?
Ans. Gujarat

# ‘Urban Forest Park’ mobile App was launched in Which Indian state?
Ans. Telangana
> The App will give information (route, location, distance, etc.) about the urban forest parks in the state

# Bombay Stock Exchange’s India INX recently collaborates with Sova Capital to start investing in which international stock market?
Ans. Russian Stock Market

# Who has been appointed as vice President of AIIB (Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank)?
Ans. Urijit Patel (former RBI governor)

# Who has been appointed as the new Secretary General of OPEC (Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries)?
Ans. Haitham Al Ghais

# Which organization won the ‘International Craft Award 2021’ for the best craft village in the world?
Ans. Kerala Arts and Crafts Village Organization (KACV)
> The award was announced by World Crafts Council International (affiliate body of UNESCO)

# As per the recent report by State Bank of India (SBI) Ecowrap, what is India’s estimated GDP rate for financial year 2022?
Ans. 9.5%
> SBI Ecowrap is an economic research team

# As per NSO (National Statistical Office) first advance report, what is India’s estimated GDP rate for the financial year 2022?
Ans. 9.2%

# Which state has won the 1st prize in ‘3rd National Water Awards 2020’?
Ans. Uttar Pradesh
> Award was announced by Jal Shakti minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

# World’s 1st Deaf T20 Cricket Championship will be held in?
Ans. Kerala (in the year 2023)

# First black actor who wins Oscar Award for ‘Best Actor’ passed away recently. His name is?
Ans. Sidney Poitier

# 9th edition of ‘North East Festival’ held in which Indian state?
Ans. Assam (Guwahati)

# Recently HCIPL (Hughes Communications India Private Limited) partners with which Indian Telecom Company to provide satellite broadband services in India?
Ans. Airtel
> Hughes is a leading provider of broadband satellite services

# Which bank won the ‘UiPath Automation Excellence Awards 2021’ for best automation services?
Ans. South Indian Bank

# Which state government recently signed a MoU (memorandum of understanding) with GAIL (Gas Authority of India Ltd.) for the production of eco-friendly fuels?
Ans. Odisha

# Which state government has recently launched the UNNATI Portal?
Ans. Himachal Pradesh
> In this portal the users can work in collaboration with others and focus on individual projects

# 75th BIS Foundation Day observed on?
Ans. 6 January 2022

# Who has been appointed as the new Secretary General of SCO (Shanghai Cooperation Organization)?
Ans. Zhang Ming (senior Chinese diplomat)

# Who has been appointed as the Ambassador of Legends League Cricket (LLC) for all women match official team?
Ans. Jhulan Goswami (Indian national women’s cricket team player)

# Recently the ‘Losoong (Namsoong) Festival’ observed in which Indian state?
Ans. Sikkim

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