GK Now Current Affairs Questions in English : 2022 for the preparation of Competitive Exams. Month wise Question and answer and detail answer are very useful to acquire through knowledge of important current developments and events.
Current Affairs Questions in English : May 2022
Q: What is CBDC ?
Ans : Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) is a digital or virtual currency to be issued by RBI in India.
Q: What is Drones ?
Ans.:- Drones are aerial vehicles, is an aircraft without any human pilot, crew, or passengers on board. UAVs are a component of an unmanned aircraft system, which includes adding a ground-based controller and a system of communications with the UAV.
Q:- What is Bharat Drone Mahotsav-2022 ?
Ans.:- Bharat Drone Mahotsav-2022 (India Drone Festival 2022) is a two-day event held on 27 May & 28 May 2022. More than 1,600 delegates including government officials, foreign diplomats, armed forces, central armed police forces, PSUs, private companies and drone startups participated in the festival.
Q.:- Who won the International Booker Prize for the novel ‘Tomb of Sand’?
Ans.1- Geetanjali Shree’s (Hindi author) novel Ret Samadhi “Tomb of Sand” has won the International Booker prize on 26th May 2022. It become the 1st novel translated from Hindi to do so.
Q.:- Who become the first woman combat pilot in Army?
Ans.1- Captain Abhilasha Barak has become the 1st woman officer to be inducted into the Army Aviation Corps as a fighter aircraft carrier.
Qns.:-What is PARAM PORUL Supercomputer?
Ans.- PARAM PORUL is 838 TeraFlops Supercomputing Facility inaugurated at NIT Tiruchirappalli .
Qns.:- What is the Benefits of PARAM PORUL Supercomputer?
Ans.:- Many applications from various scientific domains have been established on the system for the benefit of researchers.
Weather & Climate.
Computational Fluid Dynamics.
Qns.- What is Monkeypox Virus?
Ans . Monkeypox virus is a double-stranded DNA virus that causes monkey pox in humans & other animals. It belongs to the genus Orthopoxvirus in the family Poxviridae. It is one of the human orthopoxviruses that includes variola, cowpox & vaccinia viruses.
Qns.- What is Symptoms of Monkeypox Virus?
Ans.: Monkeypox viral attack, the symptoms can be divided into 2 categories: invasion & skin rash. It usually takes 6 to 13 days for monkeypox to incubate. The patient has fever, severe headache, lymphadenopathy (swelling of the lymph nodes), back pain, myalgia (muscle pain), and an acute asthenia during the invasion phase, within the first 5 days of illness (lack of energy) it happens.
Qns. What is PM CARES for Children Scheme?
Ans : PM CARES for Children Scheme launched on 29 May 2021 by the PM to support children who have lost both the parents or legal guardian or adoptive parents or surviving parent to Covid-19 pandemic, during the period from 11 Mar 2020 to 28 Feb 2022.
Qns : When is celebrated World No-Tobacco Day ?
Ans : World No Tobacco Day is celebrated every year on 31st May.
Qns : What is the theme of World No-Tobacco Day 2022 ?
Ans : The theme of the day in 2022 is “Threat to our environment”.
Qns : Who wins Indonesia 16-0 in Asia Cup 2022 hockey tournament?
Ans : The Indian men’s hockey team beat hosts Indonesia 16-0 in their final match of the Asia Cup 2022 Pool A at the GBK Sports Complex Hockey Stadium in Jakarta & qualified for the 2nd round of the continental meet.
Qns : Quad Summit 2022?
Ans : The Quad or the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue (QSD) is a group made of 4 nations, India, Japan, US, Australia. It is a strategic forum that features semi-regular summits, information exchange & military drills. The key focus of the summit is the development of the Indo-Pacific region highlighting the threats like terrorism, disinformation, & territorial disputes. The Quad is going to discuss the issues such as the Covid-19 pandemic & development of the Indo-Pacific economically & threats rising across the Indo-Pacific region.