Current Affairs of SEPTEMBER 2022

Current Affairs of SEPTEMBER 2022

1 - Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana, is associated with which Union Ministry?

(A) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
(B) Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers
(C) Ministry of Women and Child Development
(D) Ministry of Law and Justice

2 - Which institution organised the ‘ANGAN 2022’ Conference?

(A) Reserve Bank of India
(B) Bureau of Energy Efficiency
(C) NITI Aayog
(D) Central Board of Indirect Taxes

3 - Which state has announced India’s first ‘Breakfast scheme for government school students’?

(A) Tamil Nadu
(B) Kerala
(C) Andhra Pradesh
(D) Telangana

4 - Roger Federer, the veteran Tennis player, represents which country?

(A) France
(B) Switzerland
(C) Serbia
(D) Italy

5 - ‘The Green Fins Hub’, the first-ever global marine tourism industry platform, is associated with which institution?

(A) WEF
(B) IMF
(C) UNEP
(D) UNICEF

6 - Which country is the host of the World Water Congress and Exhibition 2022?

(A) Spain
(B) Germany
(C) Denmark
(D) Hungary

7 - Which country is the host of FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup 2022?

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

8 - Which Indian zoological park tops the Central Zoo Authority’s recent rankings?

(A) Arignar Anna Zoological Park, Chennai
(B) Padmaja Naidu Himalayan Zoological Park, Darjeeling
(C) Chamarajendra Zoological Gardens, Mysore
(D) Thiruvananthapuram Zoo

9 - Shoonya Campaign, which was seen in the news, is aimed at which process?

(A) Reduce Air Pollution by banning crackers
(B) Reduce Air Pollution by using EVs
(C) Promote Rain Water Harvesting
(D) Promote Afforestation

10 - Which country is the host of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit 2022?

(A) India
(B) Kazakhstan
(C) Bangladesh
(D) Uzbekistan

11 - Which planet disappeared from sight on September 14, due to a phenomenon called ‘Lunar occultation’?

(A) Mercury
(B) Venus
(C) Uranus
(D) Saturn

12 - MeitY Startup Hub (MSH) partnered with which company to launch ‘XR Startup Program’?

(A) Amazon
(B) Apple
(C) Meta
(D) IBM

13 - Which city is the host of ‘All-India Official Language Conference’ held in 2022?

(A) Surat
(B) Ahmedabad
(C) Bengaluru
(D) Pune

14 - How many drugs are included in the ‘National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM)’?

(A) 84
(B) 184
(C) 284
(D) 384

15 - Who is the head of the Committee constituted by the Finance Ministry to address issues faced by venture capital (VC) and private equity (PE)?

(A) Ajay Tyagi
(B) Mahalingam
(C) M Damodaran
(D) Subash Chandra Garg

16 - What is the share of government health expenditure in GDP in 2018-19?

(A) 0.85 %
(B) 1.01 %
(C) 1.28 %
(D) 2.0 %

17 - Which organisation in its report stated that 50 million people worldwide are stuck in ‘modern slavery’?

(A) FAO
(B) IMF
(C) ILO
(D) WEF

18 - India is set to re-introduce Cheetahs from Namibia in which National Park?

(A) Kuno Palpur National Park
(B) Jim Corbett National Park
(C) Ranthambore National Park
(D) Kaziranga National Park

19 - FAO and World Food Program warned recently about acute food insecurity in which neighbouring country of India?

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

20 - What is the retail inflation in August in India, as per the official data?

(A) 6.5 %
(B) 7.0 %
(C) 7.5 %
(D) 8.0 %

21 - India recently pulled out of which pillar of the Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF)?

(A) Fair Economy Pillar
(B) Trade Pillar
(C) Clean Economy Pillar
(D) Supply Chains Pillar

22 - Which Indian Armed Force conducted the ‘Parvat Prahar’ Exercise?

(A) Indian Air Force
(B) Indian Army
(C) Indian Navy
(D) Indo-Tibetan Border Police

23 - Who is the winner of the US Open Tennis Tournament 2022?

(A) Casper Ruud
(B) Carlos Alcaraz
(C) Novak Djocovic
(D) Rafael Nadal

24 - Which Indian city is the host of ‘National Defence MSME Conclave and Exhibition’?

(A) Gandhi Nagar
(B) Bengaluru
(C) Kota
(D) Vishakhapatnam

25 - India’s longest rubber dam ‘Gayaji Dam’ was inaugurated in which state/UT?

(A) Sikkim
(B) Odisha
(C) Arunachal Pradesh
(D) Bihar

26 - Which state is the host of first ‘National Conference on Sustainable Coastal Management in India’?

(A) Goa
(B) Maharashtra
(C) Odisha
(D) Kerala

27 - Qimingxing-50 is the name of first fully solar-powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of which country?

(A) Japan
(B) Israel
(C) China
(D) South Korea

28 - Which state has set up a Committee on Uniform Civil Code headed by judge Ranjana Prakash Desai?

(A) Gujarat
(B) Uttar Pradesh
(C) Uttarakhand
(D) Karnataka

29 - Which Union Ministry organised the ‘EU-India Green Hydrogen Forum’?

(A) Ministry of Power
(B) Ministry of New and Renewable Energy
(C) Ministry of External Affairs
(D) Ministry of Commerce and Industry

30 - WHO launched a USD 1.5 billion campaign to include a vaccine for which disease across Africa by 2030?

(A) Bacterial meningitis
(B) Covid-19
(C) Polio
(D) Hepatitis

31 - Which state launched a multi-purpose online portal called ‘Residents Safety and Security Act’?

(A) West Bengal
(B) Meghalaya
(C) Sikkim
(D) Odisha

32 - Which businessperson was ranked first in the Fortune India’s list of ‘India’s Richest’ for 2022?

(A) Mukesh Ambani
(B) Gautam Adani
(C) Cyrus Poonawala
(D) Adi Godrej

33 - Which sportsperson of India recently became ‘Diamond League Champion’?

(A) P V Sindhu
(B) Neeraj Chopra
(C) H S Prannoy
(D) Hima Das

34 - What is the rank of India in the UNDP’s Human Development Index 2021?

(A) 121
(B) 125
(C) 129
(D) 132

35 - Which state celebrates September 9 as ‘Himalaya Diwas’?

(A) Bihar
(B) Assam
(C) Uttarakhand
(D) Sikkim

36 - The Indian Government has prepared an action plan for facilitation of special rupee accounts for trade settlements, with which institution?

(A) SEBI
(B) RBI
(C) NITI Aayog
(D) BSE

37 - As per the policy for long-term leasing of railway land for PM Gati Shakti, what is the tenure up to which land lease is provided?

(A) 10
(B) 15
(C) 25
(D) 35

38 - Which state launched ‘Pudhumai Penn Scheme’, to provide monthly financial assistance for female students to complete UG programmes?

(A) Odisha
(B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Karnataka
(D) Andhra Pradesh

39 - ‘Ni-kshay 2.0 portal’, which was launched recently, is associated with which disease?

(A) Cancer
(B) Tuberculosis
(C) COVID-19
(D) Anaemia

40 - India conducted a Cyber Security Exercise part of the International Counter Ransom ware Initiative, in collaboration with which country?

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

41 - Which company developed iNCOVACC, India’s first intra-nasal Corona vaccine?

(A) BioCon
(B) Dr Reddy’s Lab
(C) Bharat Biotech
(D) Serum Institute of India

42 - Which country inaugurated Maitree Super Thermal Power Project, constructed under India’s concessional financing scheme?

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

43 - As of March 2022, what is India’s external debt, as per the Finance Ministry’s data?

(A) USD 220 billion
(B) USD 420 billion
(C) USD 620 billion
(D) USD 820 billion

44 - The Union Environment Ministry approved the New Coastal Zone Management Plan for which state?

(A) Kerala
(B) Karnataka
(C) Goa
(D) Maharashtra

45 - PM SHRI Yojana, which was launched recently, is associated with which field?

(A) Electronics
(B) Export
(C) Education
(D) Research and Development

46 - ISRO partnered with which country’s space agency in space technology during Bengaluru Space Expo?

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

47 - ‘Indira Gandhi Shehari Rojgar Guarantee Yojana’ is an initiative of which state/UT?

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

48 - The Government has approved an Electronics Manufacturing Cluster (EMC) in which city?

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

49 - Which cities have joined the UNESCO Global Network of Learning Cities?

(A) Warangal, Thrissur and Nilambur
(B) Mysuru, Varanasi and Jaipur
(C) Kochi, Mysuru and Varanasi
(D) Kanchipuram, Dolavira and Mysuru

50 - U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres appointed a former president of which country as his new special envoy for Afghanistan?

(A) Kyrgyzstan
(B) Pakistan
(C) Kazakhstan
(D) Thailand

51 - Which is the first country to approve needle-free, inhaled version of Covid-19 vaccine?

(A) USA
(B) China
(C) Russia
(D) Israel

52 - Which state hosted the ‘Conclave of State Science & Technology (S&T) Ministers’?

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

53 - What is the name of the mascot for the 36th National Games Ahmedabad?

(A) Sher
(B) Savaj
(C) Vikas
(D) Leo

54 - Liz Truss was named as the new Prime Minister of which country?

(A) France
(B) Australia
(C) United Kingdom
(D) Germany

55 - Who has been nominated as executive chairman of the National Legal Services Authority?

(A) Justice Ranjan Gogoi
(B) Justice D Y Chandrachud
(C) Justice N V Ramana
(D) Justice U U Lalit

56 - Which is the venue of the 30th Southern Zonal Council meeting held recently?

(A) Thiruvananthapuram
(B) Chennai
(C) Bengaluru
(D) Hyderabad

57 - National Green Tribunal (NGT) slashed a Rs 3500 crore fine on which state government for violating waste management rules?

(A) New Delhi
(B) Uttar Pradesh
(C) West Bengal
(D) Assam

58 - India’s first-ever ‘Night Sky Sanctuary’ is set to come up in which state/UT?

(A) Himachal Pradesh
(B) New Delhi
(C) Ladakh
(D) Rajasthan

59 - As per the latest figures from the IMF (September 2022), which country is the fifth largest economy in the world?

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

60 - Who is the head of the Expert Committee constituted by the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways on EV battery safety standards?

(A) Nandan Nilekani
(B) Ramesh Chand
(C) Parameswaran Iyer
(D) Tata Narsingh Rao

61 - Which organisation manufacturers Tejas Mark-2 Fighter Jets?

(A) DRDO
(B) BEL
(C) HAL
(D) BDL

62 - Which Union Ministry presents Smart Solutions Challenge and Inclusive Cities Awards?

(A) Ministry of MSME
(B) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
(C) Ministry of Commerce and Industry
(D) Ministry of Science and Technology

63 - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a loan of USD 2.9 billion to which country to tackle its economic crisis?

(A) Iran
(B) Afghanistan
(C) Sri Lanka
(D) Venezuela

64 - The New Naval Ensign features the national emblem inside which shape?

(A) Green Hexagon
(B) Blue Octagon
(C) Orange Hexagon
(D) White Octagon

65 - Which state/UT Police is the first in the country to make collection of forensic evidence mandatory?

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

66 - Mikhail Gorbachev, who passed away recently, was a former President of which country?

(A) Ukraine
(B) Russia
(C) Belarus
(D) Bulgaria

67 - As per the latest NCRB report, the highest number of sedition cases were registered in which state?

(A) Uttar Pradesh
(B) Madhya Pradesh
(C) Andhra Pradesh
(D) Gujarat

68 - Which institution conducted the Cyber Security Exercise ‘Synergy’?

(A) CERT-In
(B) Indian Air Force
(C) Defence Research and Development Organisation
(D) Indian Space Research Organisation

69 - Which Indian state/UT launched the “country’s first virtual school”?

(A) Karnataka
(B) New Delhi
(C) Telangana
(D) Kerala

70 - As per the recent NSO Data, what was India’s GDP growth rate in the first quarter (April-June) of this fiscal year 2022-23?

(A) 12.3 %
(B) 13.5 %
(C) 14.7 %
(D) 15.2 %

71 - India recently signed a MoU with which country on biodiversity conservation?

(A) Japan
(B) Nepal
(C) Sri Lanka
(D) Australia

72 - Which regulatory body has notified a framework introducing a Social Stock Exchange (SSE) in India?

(A) Reserve Bank of India
(B) Securities and Exchange Board of India
(C) Department of Financial Services
(D) Economic Advisory Council

73 - Which institution has released the report incidence, mortality, morbidity and socioeconomic burden of snakebite in the country?

(A) AIIMS
(B) ICMR
(C) NITI Aayog
(D) IMA

74 - Which country holds the G20 Presidency in 2022?

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

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