Current Affairs of APRIL 2022

Current Affairs of APRIL 2022

1 - Which state won the ‘best state’ award at the National Water Awards 2022?

(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Rajasthan
(C) Uttar Pradesh
(D) Telangana

2 - As per the data from the Reserve Bank of India, which bank recorded the highest value of frauds in April-December 2021?

(A) State Bank of India
(B) Punjab National Bank
(C) Bank of India
(D) Bank of Maharashtra

3 - As per the data from Commerce Ministry, what was India’s merchandise export figure during 2021-22?

(A) USD 218 billion
(B) USD 418 billion
(C) USD 618 billion
(D) USD 818 billion

4 - ‘Chamundi Hills’, which was seen in the news, is a popular tourist destination of which state?

(A) Karnataka
(B) Rajasthan
(C) Punjab
(D) West Bengal

5 - Which is the first Indian state to issue Digitised ‘J Form’, the sale receipt of agricultural produce?

(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Gujarat
(C) Punjab
(D) Rajasthan

6 - Which is the first Indian city to get processed Steel Slag Road?

(A) Varanasi
(B) Surat
(C) Patna
(D) Gandhi Nagar

7 - Which state has approved Renewable Energy Policy (2022-27)?

(A) Gujarat
(B) Karnataka
(C) Odisha
(D) Telangana

8 - Utkal Diwas, celebrated on April 1, is the foundation day of which Indian state?

(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Odisha
(C) West Bengal
(D) Gujarat

9 - The ‘Unbox Me campaign’, which was launched recently, is associated with which day?

(A) International Transgender Day of Visibility
(B) Zero Discrimination Day
(C) World Humanitarian Day
(D) International Day for People of African Descent

10 - Jack Higgins, who passed away recently, was associated with which profession?

(A) Politician
(B) Scientist
(C) Writer
(D) Musician

11 - Which is the first country to recognise the legal rights of individual wild animals?

(A) South Africa
(B) Ecuador
(C) Chile
(D) Australia

12 - Which Union Ministry is associated with the ‘Criminal Procedure (Identification) Bill, 2022’ that was passed recently?

(A) Ministry of Defence
(B) Ministry of Home Affairs
(C) Ministry of Science and Technology
(D) Ministry of Electronics and IT

13 - Which institution released the draft guidelines for national register of doctors after licentiate exam?

(B) National Medical Commission
(C) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
(D) Indian Medical Association

14 - How many programmes offered by Indian institutions featured in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2022?

(A) 12
(B) 34
(C) 35
(D) 48

15 - What is ‘Baoli’, which was seen in the news recently?

(A) New Reptile
(B) Water Structure
(C) Bonded Labour System
(D) Barter System

16 - NROL-85, which was launched recently, is an intelligence satellite of which country?

(A) Russia
(B) Israel
(C) France

17 - Actinimenes koyas, which was seen in the news, is a new ……… species.

(A) Frog
(B) Shrimp
(C) Butterfly
(D) Crab

18 - Which cricketer has been appointed as the brand ambassador for Karnataka- Brain Health Initiative (Ka-BHI)?

(A) Virat Kohli
(B) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
(C) Robin Uthappa
(D) Yuvraj Singh

19 - Which is the first state to develop Migration tracking system (MTS) application?

(A) Bihar
(B) Gujarat
(C) Maharashtra
(D) Uttar Pradesh

20 - ‘Moskva’, which was seen in the news, is a famous warship of which country?

(A) Ukraine
(B) Russia
(C) China
(D) Germany

21 - As per recent Oxfam report, _____ are living below the poverty line, while a new person becomes a billionaire every _____ since the beginning of the pandemic.

(A) 1.1 billion, 3 days
(B) 2.2 billion, 2 days
(C) 3.3 billion, 26 hours
(D) 4.4 billion, 12 hours

22 - Which Indian state has recently slipped into a power crisis due to shortage of Coal?

(A) Bihar
(B) Odisha
(C) Punjab
(D) West Bengal

23 - Indian Army marks Siachen Day on April 13 every year, to commemorate which operation?

(A) Operation Vijay
(B) Operation Meghdoot
(C) Operation Blue Nile
(D) Operation Kargil

24 - Who topped the ‘Forbes’ 36th annual World’s Billionaires List’ of 2022?

(A) Jeff Bezos
(B) Elon Musk
(C) Warren Buffett
(D) Bill Gates

25 - As per official data from the Oil Ministry, India’s crude oil production fell …………. per cent in the fiscal year 2021-22?

(A) 2.67
(B) 8.67
(C) 12.67
(D) 18.67

26 - Ariosoma indicum, which was seen in the news, belongs to which species

(A) Turtle
(B) Frog
(C) Eel
(D) Gecko

27 - Which city is the host of the ‘Global Ayush Investment and Innovation Summit 2022’?

(A) Varanasi
(B) Kochi
(C) Gandhinagar
(D) Shimla

28 - Which company delivered the scorpene-class submarine- INS – Vagsheer to the Indian Navy?

(A) Defence Research and Development Organisation
(B) Mazagon Dock
(C) Goa Shipbuilders
(D) Hindustan Aeronautical Ltd

29 - Which city is the venue of the annual spring meeting of the IMF and the World Bank in 2022?

(A) Geneva
(B) Washington
(C) Paris
(D) Rome

30 - The ‘Colombo Security Conclave’, which was seen in the news, has how many member countries?

(A) Three
(B) Four
(C) Six
(D) Eight

31 - ‘Integrated Command and Control Centres’ is associated with which government scheme?

(A) Swachh Bharat Mission
(C) Smart Cities Mission

32 - Cham monuments, which were seen in the news, are located in which country?

(A) Ukraine
(B) Sri Lanka
(C) Vietnam
(D) Afghanistan

33 - Which institution conducts ‘Abhyaas’ programme to guide students in Competitive Examination?

(B) IIT-Kharagpur
(C) All India Radio News
(D) DD News

34 - What is the Wholesale Price Index- based Inflation Rate in March 2022?

(A) 9.55 %
(B) 11.55 %
(C) 14.55%
(D) 16.00 %

35 - Which country conducted the first open-air trial of genetically modified mosquitoes?

(A) China
(B) United States
(C) Germany
(D) Italy

36 - Which is the first vaccine to be granted emergency use authorisation in India, for children in 5 to 12 years age group?

(A) Covaxin
(B) Covishield
(C) Novavax
(D) Corbevax

37 - Kieron Pollard, who announced retirement from international cricket, represented which country?

(A) South Africa
(B) West Indies
(C) England
(D) Australia

38 - ‘Raisina Dialogue’ which was inaugurated recently, is a Conference in which field?

(A) Foreign policy
(B) Climate Change
(C) Information and Communication Technology
(D) Agriculture

39 - Which country accounted for 82 per cent of all malaria deaths in the South-East Asian region?

(A) China
(B) India
(C) Sri Lanka
(D) Bangladesh

40 - When is the ‘International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace’ celebrated?

(A) April 23
(B) April 24
(C) April 26
(D) April 28

41 - Which Indian state has recently signed MoUs for development of seven ropeway projects?

(A) Maharashtra
(B) Himachal Pradesh
(C) Gujarat
(D) Assam

42 - “Special 301 Report”, which was seen in the news recently, is released by which country?

(A) Russia
(B) China
(D) Germany

43 - Which institution releases the ‘Quarterly Employment Survey (QES)’?

(A) NITI Aayog
(B) Ministry of Labour & Employment

44 - When is the ‘World Day for Safety and Health at Work’ observed?

(A) April 24
(B) April 26
(C) April 28
(D) April 30

45 - In which Indian state, megalithic stone jars were recently unearthed?

(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Assam
(C) Uttar Pradesh
(D) West Bengal

46 - When is the ‘International Day of Human Space Flight’ commemorated every year?

(A) April 10
(B) April 12
(C) April 14
(D) April 15

47 - ‘Nadabet Seema Darshan project’ was inaugurated in which Indian state?

(A) Uttar Pradesh
(B) Assam
(C) Punjab
(D) Gujarat

48 - Which Union Ministry implements the ‘PM-DAKSH Yojana’?

(A) Ministry of Home Affairs
(B) Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
(C) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment
(D) Ministry of Women and Child Development

49 - Which state topped the NITI Aayog’s State Energy and Cli­m­ate Index-(SECI) Round 1?

(A) Kerala
(B) Punjab
(C) Gujarat
(D) Odisha

50 - Which country is the world’s largest consumer of Gold?

(A) India
(B) China
(D) Australia

51 - Who has been elected as the 23rd Prime Minister of Pakistan, after the no-confidence motion?

(A) Shehbaz Sharif
(B) Shah Mahmood Qureshi
(C) Nawaz Sherif
(D) Asif Ali Zardari

52 - ‘Madhavpur Mela’ is a cultural fair celebrated n which state?

(A) Karnataka
(B) Gujarat
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Punjab

53 - Which city is the host of the fourth India-US 2+2 Ministerial Dialogue?

(A) New Delhi
(B) Washington
(C) Gandhi Nagar
(D) New York

54 - As per RBI’s recent notification, Card-less cash withdrawal is proposed through which platform?

(B) Unified Payments Interface (UPI)
(C) Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AePS)
(D) Immediate Payment Service (IMPS)

55 - Which organisation launched the first fully private astronaut mission to the International Space Station?

(C) SpaceX

56 - Who is the head of the ‘Animation, visual effects, gaming and comic (AVGC) Promotion’ Task Force?

(A) Secretary of Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
(B) Minister of Electronics and IT
(C) Minister of Commerce and Industry
(D) Secretary of Electronics and IT

57 - Which institution recently launched the ‘AVSAR’ scheme?

(A) Airports Authority of India
(B) Reserve Bank of India
(C) Supreme Court of India
(D) Election Commission of India

58 - Which is the nodal agency to implement the Ayushman Bharat -Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY)?

(A) National Medical Commission
(B) Medical Council of India
(C) National Health Authority

59 - What is the real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth projection for 2022-23, as per RBI’s Monetary Policy April 2022?

(A) 9.5 per cent
(B) 8.1 per cent
(C) 7.2 per cent
(D) 6.9 per cent

60 - What is the Repo rate after the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting held in April 2022?

(A) 4.50 %
(B) 4.25 %
(C) 4.00 %
(D) 3.75 %

61 - As per the recent study of CEEW, which state had the highest number of forest fire incidences in the last two decades?

(A) Rajasthan
(B) Mizoram
(C) West Bengal
(D) Arunachal Pradesh

62 - ‘Exo-planet K2-2016-BLG-0005Lb’, which has been recently found, is a near-identical twin of which planet?

(A) Saturn
(B) Jupiter
(C) Mars
(D) Neptune

63 - Which is the first state/UT has to include e-Cycles in its Electric Vehicle (EV) Policy?

(A) Telangana
(B) New Delhi
(C) Gujarat
(D) Odisha

64 - Who is the chairperson of the advisory committee to guide the Semiconductor mission?

(A) Nandan Nilekani
(B) Ashwini Vaishnaw
(C) Sundar Pichai
(D) Satya Nadella

65 - The ‘One Health’ framework has been launched as a pilot project in which state?

(A) Uttarakhand
(B) Gujarat
(C) Goa
(D) Haryana

66 - Which milestone has been achieved by India’s agricultural products export in the year 2021-22?

(A) USD 10 billion
(B) USD 20 billion
(C) USD 50 billion
(D) USD 100 billion

67 - Which institution released the ‘Braving the Storms: East Asia and Pacific Economic Update’ Report?

(A) International Monetary Fund
(B) World Bank
(C) Asian Development Bank
(D) BRICS Bank

68 - What is the theme of the ‘World Health Day’ in 2022?

(A) Our Planet, Our Health
(B) Climate Change Matters
(C) Personal Hygiene and Public Hygiene
(D) Take Care of You and Earth

69 - As per the Asian Development Outlook (ADO) 2022, what is the estimated growth rate of India in 2023-24?

(A) 10.5%
(B) 9%
(C) 8%
(D) 6.5%

70 - ‘Wagner Group’, is a private military company of which country?

(B) Russia
(C) Germany
(D) China

71 - The Blue Nile River, which was seen in the news, originates in which country?

(A) Ethiopia
(B) Chile
(C) Mexico
(D) South Africa

72 - Which country has started a pilot project to produce ‘Green’ Steel by burning hydrogen?

(A) Australia
(B) Sweden
(C) Poland
(D) Italy

73 - As per the update of World Health Organization’s air quality database, what percentage of the world breathes unhealthy air?

(A) 25
(B) 49
(C) 75
(D) 99

74 - ‘Prakriti’, which was recently launched, is mascot to create awareness on which field?

(A) Plastic pollution
(B) Gender Equality
(C) LGBTQ Rights
(D) Skill Development

75 - Ricky Kej and Falguni Shah are the recent winners of which award?

(A) Academy Awards
(B) Grammy Awards
(C) Pritzker Architecture Prize
(D) Abel Prize

76 - Who has been appointed as the new Foreign Secretary of India?

(A) Vinay Mohan Kwatra
(B) Rudrendra Tandon
(C) Dinesh Bhatia
(D) Santosh Jha

77 - Gangaur Festival is predominantly celebrated in which Indian state?

(A) Karnataka
(B) Rajasthan
(C) Punjab
(D) West Bengal

78 - Which Union Ministry oversees the ‘Stand Up India Scheme’?

(A) Ministry of MSME
(B) Ministry of Finance
(C) Ministry of Commerce and Industry
(D) Ministry of Science and Technology

79 - What is the theme of the ‘National Maritime Day’ 2022?

(A) International trade and Economy
(B) Sustainable Shipping beyond Covid-19
(C) Gratitude towards Navy
(D) Atmanirbhar Maritime Force

80 - Which Indian city is to be covered with Artificial Intelligence-based cameras, as part of Road Safety Project?

(A) Chennai
(B) Kozhikode
(C) Mumbai
(D) New Delhi

81 - Viktor Orban has been elected as the Prime Minister of which country?

(A) Ukraine
(B) Hungary
(C) Belarus
(D) Poland

82 - What is the name of the website launched for services related to broadcast in India?

(A) Broadcast Seva Portal
(B) Bharat Broadcast
(C) Atmanirbhar Broadcast
(D) E- Broadcast Portal

83 - Which Indian state signed a pact with WWF India to develop State Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (SBSAP)?

(A) Karnataka
(B) Assam
(C) Arunachal Pradesh
(D) Kerala

84 - Which Indian billionaire topped the ‘Hurun Richest Self-Made Women in the World 2022’ in the country?

(A) Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
(B) Falguni Nayar
(C) Radha Vembu
(D) Mrudula Parekh

85 - Which city hosted the ‘Global Collaboration Advanced Vaccinology Training’ Meeting?

(A) New York
(B) Geneva
(C) Berlin
(D) Paris

86 - The Unified Payments Interface (UPI) system crossed which milestone in terms of volume?

(A) 10 crore
(B) 50 crore
(C) 100 crore
(D) 500 crore

87 - ‘Sajibu Nongma Panba’ is a traditional festival of which Indian state?

(A) West Bengal
(B) Odisha
(C) Manipur
(D) Assam

88 - Which Asian country has declared a nationwide public emergency amidst protests over economic crisis?

(A) Myanmar
(B) Afghanistan
(C) Sri Lanka
(D) Pakistan

89 - India recently signed an Economic Cooperation and Trade Agreement (ECTA) with which country?

(A) Japan
(B) Germany
(C) Australia
(D) France

90 - ‘Mes Aynak site’ and ‘Buddhas of Bamiyan’, which were seen in the news, are located in which country?

(A) Nepal
(B) China
(C) India
(D) Afghanistan

91 - Which country recently signed “Emmett Till Antilynching Act” into law?

(A) Russia
(C) UK
(D) Germany

92 - Which regulator body launched the ideathon named ‘Manthan’?


93 - Which institution launched the digital platform ‘Fast and Secured Transmission of Electronic Records’ (FASTER)?

(A) Reserve Bank of India
(B) Supreme Court of India
(C) Election Commission of India
(D) Central Bureau of Investigation

94 - Which institution releases the ‘State of World Population Report’?

(D) World Bank

95 - The Lok Sabha passed a bill to merge three municipal corporations of which city into a single entity?

(A) Mumbai
(B) Delhi
(C) Kolkata
(D) Chennai

96 - Which bank acquired the Indian consumer banking businesses of Citibank?

(A) HDFC Bank
(B) Axis Bank
(C) ICICI Bank
(D) Yes Bank

97 - Kaziranga National Park is located along which Indian River?

(A) Ganga
(B) Yamuna
(C) Brahmaputra
(D) Sutlej

98 - Which section of Railways has completed 100 per cent electrification across the zone?

(A) Konkan Railway
(B) North East Frontier Railway
(C) East Coast Railway
(D) East Coast Railway

99 - ‘Raising and Accelerating MSME Performance’ (RAMP) is supported by which global institution?

(A) International Monetary Fund
(B) World Bank
(D) World Economic Forum

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