Current Affairs Questions in English : September 2022

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Current Affairs Questions in English : September 2022

Qns : Which award has been given to Uttar Pradesh for adding several health facilities in the health facility register?

Ans : Uttar Pradesh has been given Ayushman Excellence Award 2022 for adding several health facilities in the health facility register.

Qns : Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Saudi Arabia in 2022?

Ans : Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud has been appointed Prime Minister.

Qns : Where was the 36th National Games 2022 organized?

Ans : The 36th National Games 2022 is being organized in six cities of Gujarat including Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot and Bhavnagar.

Qns : When is World Maritime Day celebrated?

Ans : The International Maritime Organization celebrates World Maritime Day on the last Thursday of September.

Qns : Which scheme has been extended by the Union Cabinet for another three months from October to December in 2022?

Ans : The Union Cabinet has extended the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana Scheme for another three months from October to December this year in 2022.

Qns : When is World Heart Day celebrated?

Ans : World Heart Day is celebrated every year on 29th September by people all over the world.

Qns : Who has been appointed as the Chief of Defense Staff (CDS) by the government?

Ans : The government has appointed Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as the next Chief of Defense Staff (CDS).

Qns : The Chandigarh International Airport has been renamed recently. What is the new name ?

Ans : Chandigarh International Airport renamed as Shaheed Bhagat Singh International Airport on the occasion of 115th birth anniversary of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh.

Qns : Who became the first female Prime Minister of Italy?

Ans : Giorgia Meloni is set to become Italy’s first female prime minister and lead the country’s first right-wing government since World War II.

Qns : Who was conferred the Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2020?

Ans : The Dadasaheb Phalke Award for the year 2020 will be presented to actress Asha Parekh.

Qns : When is World Tourism Day celebrated?

Ans : World Tourism Day 2022 is celebrated globally on 27th September.

Qns : Which Indian received the Queen Elizabeth II Woman of the Year award at a function in London?

Ans : Britain’s Indian-origin Home Secretary Suella Braverman has been named as the winner of the first-ever Queen Elizabeth II Woman of the Year award at a ceremony in London.

Qns : Government’s flagship program ‘Make in India’ has completed how many years on 25th September 2022?

Ans : Government’s flagship program ‘Make in India’ has completed 8 years on 25th September.

Qns : Who has been elected as President of Hockey India?

Ans : Former India hockey captain and member of the 1998 Asian Games gold medal winning team Dilip Tirkey was unanimously elected as the President of Hockey India.

Qns : When is National Cinema Day celebrated?

Ans : National Cinema Day was earlier announced to be held on 16th September, however, on the request of various stakeholders and to maximize participation, it was rescheduled to 23rd September.

Qns : Who achieved the historic victory in the final of SAIF Women’s Championship 2022?

Ans : Bangladesh achieved a historic victory in the SAFF Women’s Championship at the Dashrath Rangshala Stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal.

Qns : When is International Sign Language Day celebrated?

Ans : International Sign Language Day (IDSL) is celebrated every year around the world on 23rd September.

Qns : When is World Alzheimer’s Day celebrated?

Ans : World Alzheimer’s Day is observed annually on 21st September.

Qns : Which Indian Navy warship was decommissioned in September 2022, at a ceremony held at the Naval Dockyard, Mumbai?

Ans : INS Ajay decommissioned after serving the nation for 32 years. INS Ajay was conducted in the traditional manner at Naval Dockyard, Mumbai.

Qns : When is International Equal Pay Day celebrated?

Ans : International Equal Pay Day observed on 18th September represents the long-standing efforts towards the achievement of equal pay for work of equal value.

Qns : Which state was declared as India’s first clean Sujal by the Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat?

Ans : Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has declared Andaman and Nicobar Islands as India’s first clean Sujal Pradesh.

Qns : When is World Rose Day celebrated?

Ans : World Rose Day is celebrated every year on 22nd September.

Qns : Who is the first Indian to win four medals at World Wrestling Championships?

Ans : Ace wrestler Bajrang Punia on 18th September became the only Indian to win four medals at the World Wrestling Championships by winning a bronze medal.

Qns : Which national park was selected to reintroduce cheetahs in India?

Ans : PM Narendra Modi released the extinct wild cheetahs from India in Kuno National Park on 17th September.

Qns : When is World Patient Safety Day celebrated?

Ans : World Patient Safety Day is observed every year on 17th September to create awareness about the various safety measures to be taken to ensure patient safety.

Qns : Who became the 76th Chess Grandmaster (GM) of India?

Ans : 15-year-old Pranav Anand from Bengaluru, Karnataka became India’s 76th Chess Grandmaster (GM) after his victory against Armenia’s International Master (IM) Emin Ohanian.

Qns : When is International Day for the Protection of the Ozone Layer celebrated?

Ans : World Ozone Day or International Day for the Protection of the Ozone Layer is observed on 16th September.

Qns : Who became the first Indian female wrestler to won two medals at the World Championships?

Ans : Vinesh Phogat won the bronze medal at the World Wrestling Championship 2022 in the 53kg category in Belgrade, Serbia on 14th September.

Qns : Who won the SAFF Under-17 Championship title in the final in Colombo?

Ans : India won the SAFF Under-17 Championship title by defeating Nepal 4–0 in the final in Colombo on 14th September.

Qns : Which country is the host of Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit 2022?

Ans : PM Narendra Modi met leaders of Russia, Uzbekistan, Iran, Turkey on the sidelines of the 22nd meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) in the Uzbekistan city of Samarkand.

Qns : When is International Day of Democracy celebrated?

Ans : International Day of Democracy is celebrated every year on 15th September.

Qns : Which country will host the G20 Leaders Summit at the level of Heads of State and Government in the year 2023?

Ans : India will host G20 Leaders’ Summit at the level of Heads of State & Government in New Delhi on 9th & 10th September 2022.

Qns : When is National Engineers Day celebrated?

Ans : National Engineers Day is celebrated every year on 15th September in India.

Qns : How many drugs are included in the ‘National List of Essential Medicines?

Ans : Government has released 384 medicines under the National List of Essential Medicines (NLEM).

Qns : Who was organized INS Satpura & Indian Navy’s P8I maritime patrol aircraft Royal Multinational Exercise KAKADU-2022?

Ans : INS Satpura and a P8 I Maritime Patrol Aircraft of the Indian Navy have reached Darwin, Australia to participate in the multinational exercise KAKADU-2022 organized by the Royal Australian Navy.

Qns : Where did the 6th edition of Japan India Maritime Exercise 2022 (JIMEX 22) organized by the Indian Navy begin?

Ans : The 6th edition of Japan India Maritime Exercise 2022 (JIMEX 22) hosted by Indian Navy commenced in the Bay of Bengal on 11th September 2022.

Qns : When is Hindi Day celebrated?

Ans : Hindi Divas is celebrated every year on 14th September to mark the popularity of Hindi as the official language of India.

Qns : Who became the new king of the British immediately after the death of Queen Elizabeth II?

Ans : The new King of England is Charles III who assumed the throne after the death of his mother, Queen Elizabeth II.

Qns : Who became the winner in Cricket Asia Cup 2022?

Ans : Sri Lanka win their 6th title, beat Pakistan by 23 runs in Dubai. Sri Lankan cricketers celebrated their victory in the Asia Cup 2022 Final in Dubai after beating Pakistan by 23 runs on 11th September 2022.

Qns : When is celebrated Himalaya Divas?

Ans : Himalaya Diwas is observed every year on 9th September.

Qns : When is celebrated World Suicide Prevention Day?

Ans : World Suicide Prevention Day (WSPD) is observed every year on 10th September.

Qns : Where is the 6 flight tests of the Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile completed successfully?

Ans : The Defense Research and Development Organization (DRDO) and the Indian Army have successfully completed six flight tests of the Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile (QRSAM) system from the Integrated Test Range (ITR) Chandipur off the Odisha coast.

Qns : Who launched the Prime Minister’s TB Free India Campaign on 9th September 2022?

Ans : The President of India, Smt. Droupadi Murmu virtually launched the Pradhan Mantri TB Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan on 9th September 2022.

Qns : Who wins Zurich Diamond League Final 2022 in Switzerland?

Ans : Tokyo Olympics javelin throw champion Neeraj Chopra achieved another first for India by winning the Zurich Diamond League Final 2022 in Switzerland on 8th September 2022.

Qns : New Delhi’s iconic Rajpath, the road from Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate, was renamed as?

Ans : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on on 8 November 2022 inaugurated the revamped Rajpath, which has been renamed as Kartavya Path at New Delhi.

Qns : Who was Queen Elizabeth II?

Ans : Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Marie; 21 April 1926 – 8 September 2022) was Queen of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth realms from 6 February 1952 until her death in 2022. She was the queen of 32 sovereign states during her lifetime.

Qns : When is celebrated International Literacy Day?

Ans : International Literacy Day (ILD) is celebrated every year on 8th September across the world.

Qns : Which country signed agreements on training staff and IT cooperation to deepen railway cooperation?

Ans : India & Bangladesh have agreed to enhance sub-regional connectivity in the energy sector by connecting the power grids of both the countries.

Qns : Who has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to Canada?

Ans : Senior diplomat Sanjay Kumar Verma has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to Canada.

Qns : Who was launched PM SHRI Yojana?

Ans : The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 7th September approved a new Centrally Sponsored Scheme – PM SHRI School (PM School for Rising India).

Qns : When is celebrated International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies?

Ans : The International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies is observed globally on 7th September to promote and facilitate actions to improve air quality.

Qns : Which 6-year-old girl won the gold medal at the Malaysian Age Group Rapid Chess Championship in Kuala Lumpur?

Ans : 6-year-old Anishka Biyani won a gold medal at the Malaysian Age Group Rapid Chess Championship in Kuala Lumpur on 4th September 2022.

Qns : Who approved India’s first intra-nasal COVID-19 vaccine for restricted emergency use authorization?

Ans : The Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) on 6th September approved the country’s first intra-nasal COVID-19 vaccine – Bharat Biotech’s iNCOVACC, for restricted emergency use in people above the age of 18 years.

Qns : Who became the Britain’s new Prime Minister?

Ans : Liz Truss became the Britain’s new Prime Minister. She became the 3rd female premier of the country.

Qns : Who designed the Inflatable Aerodynamic Deceleration (IAD)?

Ans : Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully demonstrated a new technology with the Inflatable Aerodynamic Decelerator (IAD).

Qns : When is celebrated Teacher’s Day in India?

Ans : National Teacher’s Day is celebrated every year on 5th September.

Qns : When is National Nutrition Week celebrated in India?

Ans : Every year the first week of September is celebrated as National Nutrition Week in India. The week is celebrated every year from 1st to 7th September.

Qns : According to the latest figures from the IMF (September 2022), which country is the fifth largest economy in the world?

Ans : India has overtaken the United Kingdom (UK) to become the 5th largest economy in the world and now America, China, Japan, Germany are ahead of India.

Qns : Where did PM Narendra Modi induct India’s first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant into the Navy?

Ans : PM Narendra Modi commissioned the first indigenous aircraft carrier, INS Vikrant, at a ceremony at the Cochin Shipyard Limited in Kochi on 2nd September 2022 morning.

Qns : Which state has launched a loan scheme ‘Mahila Nidhi’ for the social and economic development of women through loans?

Ans : Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot has launched a loan scheme ‘Mahila Nidhi’ for the social and economic development of women through loans.

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