Current Affairs Questions in English : June 2022

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Current Affairs Questions in English : June 2022

Qns : What is G7 Summit 2022?

Ans : The 48th G7 Summit under the German Presidency on 26-27 June 2022 in Schloss Elmau, Krün, Bavarian Alps, Germany. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz leaders of the Group of Seven (G7) Summit.

Qns : Which countries invited by German Chancellor Olaf Scholz to the 2022 summit?

Ans : India, Argentina, Indonesia, Senegal and South Africa as partner countries to the 2022 summit and Ukraine’s President Volodymyr Zelensky will attend virtually on 27th June.

Qns : When is celebrated International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking Day ?

Ans : The International Day Against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, also known as World Drug Day, is organized by the UN. It is celebrated every year on 26th June.

Qns : Where has the outbreak of monkeypox virus spread in the world?

Ans : With 3,417 confirmed cases of monkeypox in 58 countries, the World Health Network (WHN) has announced that they are declaring the current monkeypox outbreak a pandemic.

Qns : What is BRICS Summit 2022?

Ans : BRICS (Brazil-Russia-India-China-South Africa) brings together the 5 largest developing countries in the world, representing 41% of the global population, 24% of global GDP & 16% of global trade.
PM Modi was participated in the 14th BRICS summit 2022 hosted by China in virtual format on 23rd June & 24th June.

Qns: When are the Presidential elections held in 2022?

Ans : The term of the country’s President Ram Nath Kovind will end on 24th July & elections will be held on 18th July & the counting of votes will be done on 21st July.

Qns : What is President election 2022 dates?

Ans : Last date for filing nomination – 29th June, Last date for scrutiny of nomination papers – 30th June, Last date for withdrawal of candidature – 2nd July, Polling date – 18th July, Counting of votes – 21th July.

Qns : How many medals has won indian women’s wrestling team at the Under-17 Asian Championship in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan?

Ans : Indian women’s team wins U17 Asian Wrestling Championship with 5 gold medals title with a total of 8 gold in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on 22nd June 2022.

Qns : Where did the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launch the communication satellite GSAT-24 ?

Ans : Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) successfully launched communication satellite GSAT-24 from Kourou in French Guiana on 23rd June.

Qns : When is celebrated International Olympic Day?

Ans : International Olympic Day is celebrated every year on 23rd June across the world. This day is mainly celebrated to commemorate the birth of the modern Olympic Games.

Qns : What is the Scheme of One Nation One Ration Card?

Ans : ONORC (One Nation, One Ration Card), beneficiaries covered under the National Food Security Act, 2013 (NFSA) can get their quota of subsidised foodgrains from any electronic point of sale device (ePoS)-enabled fair price shops of their choice by using their existing ration cards with biometric authentication.

Qns : What is Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan?

Ans : The Government of India launched GKRA on 20 June 2020 for a period of 125 days with a resource envelope of Rs 50,000 crore to boost employment & livelihood opportunities for the returning migrant workers in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Qns : What is Agneepath scheme 2022 ?

Ans : The government launched the Agneepath scheme to recruit soldiers in the Army, Navy & Air Force. The main goal behind launching this scheme is to reduce the age profile of the armed forces and stop ballooning pension bills.

Qns : When was the launched Agneepath scheme 2022?

Ans : The Agneepath Scheme 2022 was launched on 14th June 2022.

Qns : When is celebrated International Yoga Day and what the theme in 2022?

Ans : International Day of Yoga is celebrated world wide every year on 21st June since 2015, the theme in 2022 is ‘Yoga for Humanity’.

Qns : Who first came up with the idea of ​​celebrating Yoga Day?

Ans : The idea of ​​International Day of Yoga was 1st proposed by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his speech at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on 27 September 2014.

Qns : How many age of entry for Agnipath scheme 2022 increased?

Ans : The upper age limit for the recruitment process under Agnipath scheme has been increased to 23 years for 2022.

Qns : Which medal did Neeraj Chopra won at the 2022 Kuorten Games in Finland, on 18 June 2022?

Ans : Neeraj Chopra wins gold in the men’s javelin throw with an impressive throw of 86.69m at the 2022 Kuorten Games in Finland on 18th June 2022.

Qns : What is the estimated cost of the new greenfield airport at Dholera, Gujarat and in what time it is to be completed?

Ans : Cabinet approved the proposal for the development of Phase-I on 15th June 2022 of the new Greenfield Airport at Dholera, Gujarat at an estimated cost of Rs.1305 crore, to be completed within 48 months.

Qns : Which record was made Neeraj Chopra on 14 June 2022 in Finland?

Ans : Tokyo Olympics gold medalist ace Javelin thrower Neeraj Chopra set a new national record of 89.30 metres at Paavo Nurmi Games in Finland on 14th June 2022.

Qns : When and where was the short-range ballistic missile, Prithvi-II successfully test-fired?

Ans : Test fire of Prithvi-II, was conducted on 15th June 2022 from the Integrated Test Range in Chandipur, Odisha.

Qns : Railways Minister has launched “Start-Ups for Railways”, What is “Start-Ups for Railways”?

Ans : This Start-Ups policy aims to leverage innovative technologies developed by Indian Startups, MSMEs, Innovators and Entrepreneurs to improve operational efficiency and safety of Indian Railways.

Qns : When is celebrated World Elder Abuse Awareness Day?

Ans : World Elder Abuse Awareness Day observed every year on 15th June. The purpose of this day is to draw attention to the effects of abuse on the elderly.

Qns : What is PARAM ANANT Supercomputer?

Ans : The system is equipped with a mix of CPU nodes, GPU nodes, high memory nodes, high throughput storage & high performance Infiniband interconnects to meet the computing needs of various scientific & engineering applications.

Qns : What is Garib Kalyan yojana?

Ans : Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, (PMGKY) is a scheme launched by the Narendra Modi led Government of India in December 2016. (PMGKY) is a scheme where the government allows individuals to deposit money that is not taxed. Here, the government has made it mandatory for individuals to pay 50% of the tax-free amount.

Qns : What is “Har Ghar Dastak 2.0” campaign ?

Ans : The two-month “Har Ghar Dastak 2.0” campaign to accelerate the Covid-19 vaccination coverage to include all eligible beneficiaries through door-to-door campaigns began on 1 June 2022.

Qns : When is celebrated World Bicycle Day?

Ans : World Bicycle Day is observed every year on 3rd June 2022.

Qns : What is The International Liquid-Mirror Telescope (ILMT)?

Ans : Built by astronomers from India, Belgium & Canada, the International Liquid-Mirror Telescope (ILMT) will also help spot supernovae & many galaxies by simply staring at the strip of sky passing above. The telescope consists of a rotating mirror of diameter 4 metre made of a thin film of liquid mercury.

Qns : Where has been set up The International Liquid-Mirror Telescope (ILMT) ?

Ans : The International Liquid-Mirror Telescope (ILMT) has been set up at the Devasthal Observatory complex owned by Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), Nainital in Uttarakhand.

Qns : Where is being held India- Bangladesh joint military exercise Pre SAMPRITI-X?

Ans : India-Bangladesh joint military exercise “EX Samprati-X” being conducted at Jessore Military Station, Bangladesh from 5 June to 16 June 2022.

Qns : What is International Day of Innocent Children Victims?

Ans : International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression, the United Nations (UN) observes each year on 4th June to raise awareness of the children who have been victims of physical, mental & emotional abuse around the world.

Qns : When and for what is World Environment Day celebrated?

Ans : World Environment Day is observed on 5th June each year to highlight that the protection & health of the environment is a major issue, affecting the well-being and economic development of people around the world.

Qns : Who win first international gold medal in five years at Bolat Turlykhanov wrestling meet?

Ans : Rio Olympics bronze medalist Sakshi Malik on won her first international gold medal in nearly 5 years at the Bolat Turlikhanov Cup wrestling tournament.

Qns : When is World Food Safety Day celebrated and what is its theme in 2022?

Ans : World Food Safety Day is observed globally on 7 June each year according to the World Health Organization (WHO) & The Theme 2022 is ‘Safer food, better health’. 

Qns : Where did India successfully test-fire intermediate range ballistic missile Agni-4?

Ans : The successful training launch of an Intermediate range ballistic missile, Agni-IV, was carried out from APJ Abdul Kalam Island, Odisha on 6 June, 2022 at around 1930 hours.

Qns : In which exercise did the Indian Army contingent participate in year 2022 multinational joint exercise organized by Mongolia?

Ans : A multinational peacekeeping exercise- “Ex Khan Quest 2022” involving the participation of troops from 16 countries, including India, began in Mongolia on 6 June 2022.

Qns : When is celebrated World Oceans Day?

Ans : World Oceans Day is celebrated every year on 8 June across the world. The day is celebrated to remind people of the importance of oceans & the major role they play in everyday life.

Qns : When and where was the Biotech Start-up Expo 2022 held?

Ans : To commemorate 10 years of Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) enabling efforts for the growth of Biotech Sector of India this event was being organized at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi on 9-10 June, 2022.

Qns : When did Indian women’s cricket Mithali Raj announce her retirement from all forms of international cricket?

Ans : Indian women’s cricket Mithali Raj announces her retirement on 8th June 2022 from all forms of international cricket.

Qns : Why is World Day Against Child Labor is celebrated?

Ans : International Labor Organization (ILO) started celebrating World Day Against Child Labor in 2002 with the aim of highlighting the plight of children who are victims of child labour.

Qns : Which national record did Manpreet Kaur break in 2022?

Ans : Manpreet Kaur became the first Indian woman to cross 18m in shot put. Having returned to competition last year after serving a doping ban of 4 years, Manpreet Kaur smashed her own national record to steal the limelight on the 2nd day of National Inter-State Senior Athletics Championships here on 11th June.

Qns : Who won the Norway Chess Group A Open Chess Tournament 2022?

Ans : The 16 years-old, Indian prodigy R Praggnanandhaa became the winner of Norway Chess Group A in the open chess tournament 2022 in Stavanger with 7.5 points from 9 rounds.

Qns : When is World Blood Donor Day celebrated and what is the purpose of celebrating it?

Ans : World Blood Donor Day is celebrated every year on 14th June. The purpose of this day is to promote regular blood donation to ensure that all individuals have an affordable and timely supply of safe blood in times of emergency need

Qns : Who wins the Khelo India Youth Games 2021 ?

Ans : Host Haryana won the KIYG 2021 title with 52 gold medals on the final day on 13th June 2022. The Games started on 4th June across multiple venues with Haryana’s Panchkula hosting the bulk of the events. The Games, which are a part of the Indian government’s Khelo India initiative, concluded on 13th June.

Qns : Where was the 38th India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol conducted between Indian Naval units of Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) and Indonesian Navy?

Ans : The 38th India-Indonesia Coordinated Patrol between the Indian Navy Units of Andaman & Nicobar Command (ANC) and Indonesian Navy in the Andaman Sea and Straits of Malacca.

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