Current Affairs of MAY 2022

Current Affairs of MAY 2022

1 - Which ministry (MeitY) has released the draft National Data Governance Framework to improve services?

(A) Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
(B) Ministry of Science and Technology
(C) Ministry of Commerce and Industry
(D) Ministry of Electronics and IT

2 - A 16-feet tall bronze statue of Dravidian legend and five-time Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Late M Karunanidhi was unveiled at_?

(A) Chennai
(B) Coimbatore
(C) Madurai
(D) Salem

3 - INS Gomti, which was recently decommissioned after 34 years of service to Indian armed forces, was a__?

(A) Light Aircraft Career
(B) Missile Frigate
(C) Fast Battleship
(D) Attacker Submarine

4 - In which state, the Prime Minister recently inaugurated Nano Urea (Liquid) plant?

(A) Gujarat
(B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Maharashtra

5 - Which of the following is the focus country of the 17th Mumbai International Film Festival?

(A) Bhutan
(B) Sri Lanka
(C) Bangladesh
(D) Nepal

6 - Menstrual Hygiene Day is observed on which of the following date?

(A) 27 May
(B) 26 May
(C) 25 May
(D) 28 May

7 - Who is the author of the novel “Tomb of Sand”, originally titled Rhett’s Mausoleum, which has won the 2022 International Booker Prize?

(A) Anita Desai
(B) Arundhati Roy
(C) Gitanjali Shree
(D) Shashi Deshpande

8 - Which state government constituted the drafting committee under recently retired Supreme Court Justice Ranjana Desai to implement Uniform Civil Code?

(A) Punjab
(B) Uttarakhand
(C) Himachal Pradesh
(D) Goa

9 - What was the venue of the 4th Regional Security Dialogue on Afghanistan?

(A) Taraz, Kazakhstan
(B) Taskent, Uzbekistan
(C) Dushanbe, Tajikistan
(D) Tehran, Iran

10 - In which city is the “Param Yodha Sthal” located?

(A) New Delhi
(B) Lucknow
(C) Jammu
(D) Amritsar

11 - Australia’s new Prime Minister Anthony Norman Albanese belongs to which political party?

(A) National Party of Australia
(B) Liberal Party of Australia
(C) Australian Labor Party
(D) Australian Greens

12 - Which state has recently decided to adopt a bill to appoint the Chief Minister as the Vice-Chancellor of the universities in the state in place of the Governor?

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

13 - According to the National Achievement Survey (NAS) 2021, what percentage of school students in India commute to and from schools on foot?

(A) 45%
(B) 48%
(C) 50%
(D) 52%

14 - Which of the following types of schools were included in the recently released National Achievement Survey (NAS) 2021?

(A) Government schools
(B) Government aided schools
(C) Private unaided schools
(D) All of the above

15 - What is the objective of Lok Milani program recently launched by Punjab Government?

(A) To provide health facilities to the people
(B) To provide education related help to the people
(C) To provide a single window platform to the people for redressal of their grievances
(D) None of these

16 - Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has been re-elected as the head of which institutiton?

(D) World Bank

17 - How many digits are in the Ayushman Bharat Health Account (ABHA) number?

(A) 10
(B) 12
(C) 14
(D) 16

18 - Which country hosted the BRICS Culture Ministers’ Meeting in 2022?

(A) India
(B) Russia
(C) China
(D) South Africa

19 - What is the theme of the ‘Swachh Survekshan – SS-2023’?

(A) Jan Bhagidhari
(B) Jan Andolan
(C) Waste to Wealth
(D) Grey Water Management

20 - ‘Global Collaboration Village’ is the new initiative of which organisation?

(A) Asian Development Bank
(B) World Economic Forum
(C) International Monetary Fund
(D) NITI Aayog

21 - MyGov Helpdesk has been made accessible to citizens in which social platform?

(A) Twitter
(B) WhatsApp
(C) Telegram
(D) Koo

22 - Who is the head of the RBI committee formed to evaluate the quality of customer service in banks, NBFCs, and other regulated entities?

(A) M D Patra
(B) B P Kanungo
(C) M K Jain
(D) Urjit Patel

23 - Which organisation released a report “Monitor on the World of Work”?

(B) World Economic Forum
(D) International Labour Organisation

24 - Which institution released a report titled ‘Child Alert’ Report?

(A) World Bank
(B) NITI Aayog
(D) Oxfam International

25 - India signed ‘Investment Incentive Agreement (IIA)’ with which country?

(A) Japan
(C) Australia

26 - Which state implements the ‘Indira Gandhi Shehri Rozgar Guarantee Yojana.’?

(A) Rajasthan
(B) Chhattisgarh
(C) Punjab
(D) Nagaland

27 - Which is the venue of the 75th edition of the World Health Assembly?

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

28 - Who established the ‘Brahmo Samaj’ reformist movement?

(A) Dayanand Saraswati
(B) Rajaram Mohan Roy
(C) Rabindranath Tagore
(D) Annie Besant

29 - Indian Navy recently undertook Coordinated Patrol (CORPAT) Exercise with which country?

(A) Japan
(B) France
(C) Bangladesh
(D) Sri Lanka

30 - Which country is the host of the Quad Leaders’ Summit 2022?

(A) Japan
(C) India
(D) Australia

31 - What is the name of the technology in which the DNA of an organism is changed?

(A) Genetic Modification
(B) Genome Editing
(C) Genetic Change
(D) Genome Regulation

32 - Which is the venue of the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual meeting 2022?

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

33 - Which was the top-most investor in India during fiscal year 2021-22?

(B) Singapore
(D) The Netherlands

34 - ‘Anti-Terrorism Day’ is observed on which day in India?

(A) January 31
(B) February 28
(C) March 31
(D) May 21

35 - What is the surplus transfer by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to the Government for 2021-22?

(A) Rs 20201 crores
(B) Rs 30307 crores
(C) Rs 78784 crores
(D) Rs 99500 crores

36 - As per the third advance estimates of production of major agricultural crops for 2021-22, what is the estimate production of food grains?

(A) 214.51 million tonnes
(B) 314.51 million tonnes
(C) 414.51 million tonnes
(D) 514.51 million tonnes

37 - The ‘National Endangered Species Day’ is celebrated on which day of May?

(A) First Sunday of May
(B) Last Saturday of May
(C) Last Sunday of May
(D) Third Friday of May

38 - Which new facility has been rolled out for Post Office Savings Bank Account (POSB) Account holders?

(A) Mobile Banking
(D) AI Chatbot

39 - As per the recent UN World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) report, what is the projected GDP Growth rate of India in FY23?

(A) 8.2 %
(B) 7.5 %
(C) 6.9 %
(D) 6. 0 %

40 - Which country chaired the high-level Ministerial meeting on ‘Global Food Security-Call to Action’ ?

(A) India
(B) China
(D) UK

41 - Which institution has prepared the ‘State of Inequality in India Report’ released by EAC-PM

(A) NITI Aayog
(B) Institute for Competitiveness
(C) Oxfam International
(D) Amnesty International

42 - Under which article of the constitution, the Supreme Court ordered the release of Rajiv Gandhi assassination case convict A G Perarivalan?

(A) Article 142
(B) Article 161
(C) Article 123
(D) Article 260

43 - As per a recent landmark judgement of the Supreme Court, which body’s recommendation is not binding on the Centre and State?

(A) Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council
(B) Finance Commission
(C) NITI Aayog
(D) Financial Stability and Development Council

44 - Which country chaired the ‘BRICS Foreign Ministers’ Meet in 2022?

(A) India
(B) China
(C) Russia
(D) Brazil

45 - Which Ministry launched the report on ‘Circular Economy in Municipal Solid and Liquid Waste.’?

(A) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
(B) Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
(C) Ministry of Home Affairs
(D) Ministry of Rural Development

46 - Which state is the champion of the 12th Hockey India Senior Women National Championship 2022?

(A) Karnataka
(B) Jharkhand
(C) Odisha
(D) West Bengal

47 - Hassan Sheikh Mohamud has been selected as the next President of which country?

(A) South Africa
(B) France
(C) Somalia
(D) Argentina

48 - Which state is the host of ‘Vadnagar International Conference’?

(A) Rajasthan
(B) Gujarat
(C) Maharashtra
(D) Madhya Pradesh

49 - As per a recent report, which country recorded the maximum number of air-pollution-related deaths?

(B) Russia
(C) India
(D) China

50 - ‘India Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC)’ is associated with which Ministry?

(A) Ministry of Finance
(B) Ministry of External Affairs
(C) Ministry of Science and Technology
(D) Ministry of Electronics and IT

51 - Which was the top recipient country for remittances in 2021?

(A) India
(B) Egypt
(C) Indonesia
(D) Mexico

52 - The World Bank sanctioned USD 350 billion to which state for implementing the ‘SRESTHA’ Project?

(A) Assam
(B) Gujarat
(C) Rajasthan
(D) West Bengal

53 - Which country is the host of the XV World Forestry Congress?

(A) Japan
(C) South Korea
(D) Argentina

54 - What are ‘Surat’ and ‘Udaygiri’ recently launched by the Defence Minister?

(A) War Ships
(B) Missiles
(C) Space Launch Vehicles
(D) Fighter Jets

55 - ‘Ramgarh Vishdhari Sanctuary’ which was notified as tiger reserve, is located in which state?

(A) Gujarat
(B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Punjab

56 - When is the ‘International Day of Living Together in Peace’ observed annually?

(A) May 12
(B) May 14
(C) May 16
(D) May 18

57 - ‘Technology Pioneers Community’ is an initiative of which institution?

(A) NITI Aayog
(D) World Bank

58 - Which tennis player won the Italian Open 2022 women’s single title?

(A) Ashleigh Barty
(B) Iga Swiatek
(C) Naomi Osaka
(D) Simona Halep

59 - Chittagong Port, which was seen in the news, is located in which country?

(A) India
(B) Bangladesh
(C) Nepal
(D) Myanmar

60 - Which is the venue of the first Incredible India International Cruise Conference (IIICC) held in 2022?

(A) Goa
(B) Vishakhapatnam
(C) Mumbai
(D) Kolkata

61 - ‘Rural Tribal Technical Training’ Project was inaugurated from which place?

(A) Varanasi
(B) Gandhi Nagar
(C) Bhopal
(D) Pune

62 - Scientists have discovered the fossil of a Madtsoiidae snake in which state/UT?

(A) Kerala
(B) West Bengal
(C) Ladakh
(D) Lakshadweep

63 - India’s first ‘Amrit Sarovar’ has been inaugurated in which state?

(A) Goa
(B) Jammu and Kashmir
(C) Uttar Pradesh
(D) Gujarat

64 - What is the theme of the ‘International Museum Day 2022’?

(A) Bio-restoration in Museums
(B) Power of Museums
(C) Cultural Exchange
(D) Global Co-operation

65 - Which institution launched the ‘National Data & Analytics Platform (NDAP)’?

(A) Reserve Bank of India
(B) NITI Aayog

66 - Which institution has announced to set up ‘YUVA Tourism Clubs’?

(D) NITI Aayog

67 - Which Union Ministry launched ‘BHARAT TAP’ initiative?

(A) Ministry of Jal Shakti
(B) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
(C) Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare
(D) Ministry of MSME

68 - Agriculture Ministry signed a MoU with which organisation for technical support towards PMFBY and KCC?


69 - What is India’s retail inflation in April 2022, as it touched its highest point in eight years?

(A) 8.01 %
(B) 7. 85 %
(C) 7.79 %
(D) 7.50 %

70 - Who is the recipient of the 2022 Templeton Prize?

(A) Roger Penrose
(B) James Peebles
(C) Arthur Ashkin
(D) Frank Wilczek

71 - ‘Tomato Flu’, which was seen in the news recently, is endemic to which state?

(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Kerala
(C) Karnataka
(D) Odisha

72 - ‘Katalin Novak’ was elected recently as the first female and youngest President of which country?

(A) Finland
(B) Romania
(C) Hungary
(D) Poland

73 - ‘Utkarsh Samaroh’ event was held in which state to celebrate the achievement of four state government schemes?

(A) Bihar
(B) Gujarat
(C) West Bengal
(D) Madhya Pradesh

74 - Which country has been elected as the new Chair of the Association of Asian Election Authorities (AAEA) for 2022-2024?

(A) Russia
(C) India
(D) China

75 - When is the ‘International Day of Plant Health (IDPH)’ observed every year?

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

76 - ‘Experience Studio on Drones’, has been launched at which institution?

(C) NITI Aayog
(D) New Space India

77 - ‘Yoon Suk-yeol’ is the new President of which country?

(A) South Korea
(B) Philippines
(C) Vietnam
(D) Thailand

78 - Which Indian architect has been conferred the prestigious Royal Gold Medal 2022?

(A) Balkrishna Doshi
(B) Sheila Sri Prakash
(C) Brinda Somaya
(D) Hafeez Contractor

79 - The Sawa Lake, a biodiverse wetland seen in the news, is located in which country?

(A) India
(B) Sri Lanka
(C) Afghanistan
(D) Iraq

80 - Which is the first Asian country to join NATO’s cyber defence group?

(A) India
(B) South Korea
(C) Sri Lanka
(D) Bangladesh

81 - By selling a 3.5 per cent stake in LIC, what is the total amount to be raised by the Government?

(A) Rs 64000 Crore
(B) Rs 45000 Crore
(C) Rs 36000 Crore
(D) Rs 21000 Crore

82 - Which country has proposed a “European Political Community” for countries hopeful of joining the European Union?

(A) UK
(B) France
(C) Italy
(D) Germany

83 - Which is the first Indian company to cross USD 100 billion annual revenue?

(A) Adani Industries
(B) Reliance Industries
(C) Tata Industries
(D) Future Enterprises

84 - Which is the first state in the country to offer breakfast in government schools?

(A) Punjab
(B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Kerala
(D) West Bengal

85 - Which country launched “Affordable Connectivity Program” to provide subsidies on internet service to lower-income households?

(A) China
(B) Australia
(C) UK

86 - Carlos Alcaraz, who won the Madrid Open title recently, is from which country?

(A) France
(B) Spain
(C) Switzerland
(D) Russia

87 - ‘Thalassemia’ is the disease associated with which part of the body?

(A) Lungs
(B) Liver
(C) Blood
(D) Heart

88 - ‘John Lee’, who was in the news recently, is the newly elected leader of which country?

(A) Hong Kong
(B) Taiwan
(C) South Korea
(D) Malaysia

89 - Which country has reported a rare viral infection ‘Monkeypox’?

(A) Japan
(B) United Kingdom
(C) Australia
(D) India

90 - Rakhigarhi, which was seen in the news recently, is a Harappan site located in which state?

(A) Gujarat
(B) Haryana
(C) Madhya Pradesh
(D) Punjab

91 - Which Union Ministry implements the ‘PM MITRA’ Scheme?

(A) Ministry of Textiles
(B) Ministry of Home Affairs
(C) Ministry of Defence
(D) Ministry of External Affairs

92 - What is the mascot of the Fourth Khelo India Youth Games 2022?

(A) Appu
(B) Dhakad
(C) Veer
(D) Ghambhir

93 - Which country established a ‘Digital Markets Unit (DMU)’ to curb authority of big tech companies over news publishers?

(B) France
(C) UK
(D) Australia

94 - Which company has designed India’s first Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS)

(C) Alstom
(D) Siemens

95 - Which institution releases the Periodic Labour force survey (PLFS) results in India?

(A) National Statistics Office
(B) Ministry of Labour and Employment
(C) NITI Aayog
(D) World Bank- India

96 - Cynthia Rosenzweig, who was seen in the news, is the recipient of which prestigious award?

(A) World Food Prize
(B) Booker Prize
(C) Pulitzer Prize
(D) Abel Award

97 - Which Indian state/UT recently passed a ‘Startup Policy’, to support 15,000 start-ups by 2030?

(A) Assam
(B) New Delhi
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Punjab

98 - Who is the head of the Delimitation Commission, which redrew the electoral map of Jammu and Kashmir?

(A) Justice Ranjana Prakash Desai
(B) Justice Sadasivam
(C) Justice Ranjan Gogoi
(D) Sushil Chandra

99 - What is the new Total Fertility Rate (TFR) in India as per the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5)?

(A) 2.4
(B) 2.2
(C) 2.0
(D) 1.9

100 - Which state has announced incentives for farmers opting for Direct Seeding of Rice (DSR)?

(A) Rajasthan
(B) Punjab
(C) Uttar Pradesh
(D) Telangana

101 - Which start-up recently became the 100th unicorn of India?

(A) Fractal
(B) Games24x7
(C) Open
(D) Livspace

102 - India’s first Flow Chemistry Technology Hub (FCT Hub) has been set up in which city?

(A) Mumbai
(B) Hyderabad
(C) Bengaluru
(D) New Delhi

103 - The Indian Coast Guard commissioned its second Air Squadron ‘845 Squadron (CG)’, at which place?

(A) Goa
(B) Kochi
(C) Mumbai
(D) Vishakhapatnam

104 - After the May 2022 Meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee, what is the revised Repo Rate?

(A) 3.75 %
(B) 4.25 %
(C) 4.40 %
(D) 4.50 %

105 - India’s first ‘Tribal health observatory (TriHOb)’ has been announced by which state/UT?

(A) Madhya Pradesh
(B) Jharkhand
(C) Gujarat
(D) Odisha

106 - ‘Jivhala’ is a special loan scheme launched by which state government?

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

107 - Which organisation releases the State of the World’s Forests (SOFO) Report?

(B) Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
(C) Food and Agricultural Organisation
(D) World Wide Fund for Nature

108 - India’s first green-field grain-based ethanol plant has been inaugurated in which state/UT?

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

109 - India signed a pact on ‘Green Hydrogen Task Force’ and agreed to work on AI-startups with which country?

(A) UK
(C) Germany
(D) France

110 - What is the rank of India in the ‘RSF 2022 World Press Freedom Index’?

(A) 87
(B) 104
(C) 150
(D) 176

111 - Which Company launched M15 Petrol, with 15 per cent blend of methanol with petrol?

(A) Indian Oil Corporation
(B) Bharat Petroleum
(C) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation
(D) GAIL Ltd

112 - The Madras High Court has invoked the “parens patriae jurisdiction” to declare which entity as a ‘living being’?

(A) Tamil Language
(B) Mother Nature
(C) Food Grains
(D) Agricultural Lands

113 - A commemorative coin to mark the birth centenary of Jawaharlal Darda was announced recently. He was a businessman and Minister in which state?

(A) Uttar Pradesh
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Andhra Pradesh
(D) Telangana

114 - Which institution releases the ‘Report on Currency and Finance (RCF)’?

(A) Ministry of Finance
(B) Reserve Bank of India
(C) National Payment Corporation of India
(D) NITI Aayog

115 - Which Union Ministry is associated with the pilot phase of the Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC)?

(A) Ministry of Commerce and Industry
(B) Ministry of MSME
(C) Ministry of Home Affairs
(D) Ministry of Electronics and IT

116 - ‘National Behaviour Change Communication Framework for Garbage Free Cities’ has been launched under which scheme?

(A) Swachh Bharat Mission-Gramin 2.0
(B) Swachh Bharat Mission-Urban 2.0
(C) AMRUT 2.0
(D) HRIDAY 2.0

117 - Which is the venue of the ‘Semicon India Conference-2022’?

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

118 - Which institution launched the ‘Mandate document’ for National Curriculum Framework (NCF)?

(A) University Grants Commission
(C) Union Education Ministry
(D) National Testing Agency

119 - Which Indian Bank launched the ‘Open-for-all’ Digital ecosystem for MSMEs?

(A) State Bank of India
(B) ICICI Bank
(C) HDFC Bank
(D) Canara Bank

120 - Which Indian state is the first to set up a Gene Bank Project?

(A) Kerala
(B) Telangana
(C) Maharashtra
(D) West Bengal

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