Daily & Latest Current Affairs in 2022

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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS
A)
Nipun Marya
B)
Navnit Nakra
C)
Rahul Sharma
D)
Sanjeev Kumar

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Navnit Nakra

Note : Chinese Smartphone maker OnePlus has announced the appointment of Navnit Nakra as its India CEO and Head of OnePlus India region operations.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
A)
Aamir Khan
B)
Ranveer Singh
C)
Akshay Kumar
D)
Ayushmann Khurrana

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Ayushmann Khurrana

Note :

Ayushmann Khurrana has been roped in as the brand ambassador of the cryptocurrency exchange platform CoinDCX to promote its ‘Future Yahi Hai
 
Under the campaign, Ayushmann Khurrana will address major questions and doubts and myths related to crypto investments from the perspective of young India.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
A)
Mali
B)
Turkey
C)
Mauritius
D)
Jordan

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Mauritius

Note :

Two countries- Botswana and Mauritius have been removed from the grey list of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) after both the nations showed high-level commitment to implement reforms to improve their anti-money laundering and counter-terrorism finances. 

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Published On : October 22, 2021
A)
Sri Lanka
B)
Myanmar
C)
Turkey
D)
Bangladesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Turkey

Note : In a major blow to the two nations, the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) on October 21, 2021 placed Turkey on its grey list for failing to check terror financing and retained Pakistan as well. Overall, three countries were added to the grey list this time- Jordan, Mali and Turkey.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
A)
Imtiaz Ali
B)
Farhan Akhtar
C)
A. R. Rahman
D)
Sajid Nadiadwala

Correct Answer : Option (A) - Imtiaz Ali

Note : Director-producer Imtiaz Ali has been roped in as the ambassador of the Russian Film Festival in India. As part of the festival, ten notable Russian films of various genres are being premiered for Indian audiences on Disney+ Hotstar from 16 October 2021 to 27 November 2021. Russia and India are cooperating in the field of cinematography through the BRICS.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
A)
Spain
B)
India
C)
Japan
D)
Russia

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Russia

Note : A Russian film crew has scripted record by undertaking the first-ever motion picture shooting session in the International Space Station (ISS). The Russian film director Klim Shipenko and actress Yulia Peresild spent 12 days in the ISS for filming 30 minutes duration scenes for the film “The Challenge”. It took around 30 hours to record the material while in space.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
A)
Naresh Sharma
B)
Sahdev Yadav
C)
Abraham Kaya Techi
D)
S.H. Anande Gowda

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Sahdev Yadav

Note : The Indian Weightlifting Federation (IWF) has appointed veteran sports administrator Sahdev Yadav as the President. He has been appointed for a period of four-year term.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
A)
Grenada
B)
Barbados
C)
St Lucia
D)
St Vincent and the Grenadines

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Barbados

Note : Sandra Mason was elected as the first-ever President of Barbados on October 20, 2021, with a two-thirds vote during a joint session of the country's House of Assembly and Senate. She will replace Britain's Queen Elizabeth II as head of state of Barbados.

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Published On : October 22, 2021
A)
Manipur
B)
Nagaland
C)
Meghalaya
D)
Arunachal Pradesh

Correct Answer : Option (C) - Meghalaya

Note : A new micro snail species has been found from deep inside a limestone cave at Mawsmai Village in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya. The news was shared by the scientists who discovered the species on October 21, 2021

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Published On : October 22, 2021
A)
21st October
B)
22nd October
C)
23rd October
D)
24th October

Correct Answer : Option (A) - 21st October

Note :

National Police Commemoration Day is observed every year on 21st October, across India.
 
* On 21st October 1959, 20 Indian soldiers were attacked by the Chinese troops in Ladakh, while the altercation between the troops claimed the lives of ten policemen. Seven other troops who were imprisoned managed to escape from the Chinese troops.
 
* On 28th November 1959, the Chinese troops handed over the dead bodies of the martyred troops to India, while their cremation was held with full dignity and Police honors at the Hot springs in Ladakh. And since then, October 21st is celebrated as National Police Commemoration Day.

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Published On : October 21, 2021