Daily Current Affairs 1 October 2022 – Best Current Affairs questions and MCQs with explanations for all competitive and government exams like UPSC CSE, CDS, NDA, SSC CGL, CHSL, BANKING, RAILWAYS, RRB, RBI, CISF, CAPF, UGC NET, and other central and state government exams.
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Daily Current Affairs 1 October 2022 – Best Questions and MCQs
1. Which country changed the name of its capital from Nur-Sultan back to Astana?
Answer: 3) Kazakhstan
The President of Kazakhstan, Kassym-Jomart Tokayev, is to restore the former name of the country’s capital Astana, just three years after it was renamed in honor of its predecessor.
The name was changed to Nur-Sultan in March 2019 in honor of the outgoing President Nursultan Nazarbayev.
President Kassym-Jomart Tokayev signed a bill on 24 September.
Currency of Kazakhstan: Kazakhstani tenge;
President of Kazakhstan: Kassym-Jomart Tokayev.
2. Who takes charge as the Secretary of the Department of Commerce?
- Rakesh Kumar Verma
- N S Rajan
- Sunil Barthwal
- Yatindra Mishra
Answer: 3) Sunil Barthwal
Senior IAS officer Sunil Barthwal took over as Commerce Secretary. Barthwal is a 1989 batch officer of the Bihar cadre.
He replaces Subrahmanyam, who was appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of the India Trade Promotion Organization on a contract basis for a period of two years after his retirement.
3. World Vegetarian Day 2022 observed on which day?
- 1 October
- 30 September
- 5 October
- 21 October
World Vegetarian Day is celebrated on the first day of October.
It is also the start of Vegetarian Awareness Month.
This global day of advocacy and awareness celebrates the benefits of vegetarianism and encourages people to reduce their consumption of animal products.
World Vegetarian Day was established in the year 1977 by the North American Vegetarian Society.
Today, World Vegetarian Day is celebrated in more than 180 countries around the world.
International Vegetarian Union Founded: 1908, Dresden, Germany;
Chair of International Vegetarian Union Founded: Marly Winckler.
1 October is also observed worldwide as the International Day of Older Persons.
4. Which of these places in India will be developed as the world’s largest safari park?
Answer: 2) Gurugram
World’s largest jungle safari park to be developed in Haryana.
The world’s largest jungle safari park is spread over an area of 10,000 acres in the Aravalli mountain ranges of Gurugram and Nuh districts.
The Aravalli hills are one of the oldest mountain ranges in the world.
Guru Shikhar is the highest peak of the Aravalli range at an altitude of 1,722 meters (5,650 ft).
Capital of Haryana: Chandigarh;
CM of Haryana: Manohar Lal Khattar;
Governor of Haryana: Bandaru Dattatreya.
5. Which film star has been appointed by Hero MotoCorp as the new brand ambassador?
- Ram Charan
- Varun Dhawan
- John Abraham
- Akshay Kumar
Answer: 1) Ram Charan
HeroCorp has appointed actor Ram Charan as its new brand ambassador.
The country’s largest two-wheeler manufacturer Hero MotoCorp has launched the Hero GIFT Program Stand for the Grand Indian Festival of Trust.
Hero Honda started its operations in 1984 as a joint venture between Hero Cycles of India and Honda of Japan.
The two partners effectively ended their 26-year partnership at the end of March 2011.
6. Srishti Bakshi won the ‘Changemaker Award’, she is related to which field?
- Women’s rights activist
- Human rights activist
- Business person
- Sports women
Answer: 1) Women’s rights activist
Srishti Bakshi, a women’s rights activist from India has won the ‘Changemaker Award’ at the UN SDG (United Nations Sustainable Development Goals) Action Awards held at a ceremony in Bonn, Germany.
The award is given in recognition of Srishti Bakshi’s effort to raise awareness about gender-based violence and inequality.
7. Who announced to write the biography of BR Ambedkar?
- Vikram Seth
- Arundhati Roy
- Shashi Tharoor
- Amish Tripathi
Answer: 3) Shashi Tharoor
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor announced to write a biography of BR Ambedkar next month.
The book will be published by Aleph and will provide insight into the life and times of the great leader.
The book will be known as “Ambedkar: A Life”.
They will emphasize the ‘Humiliation and hurdles faced by Ambedkar to overcome in society.
Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar was born on 14 April 1891 in Mhow in Madhya Pradesh.
He was awarded the Bharat Ratna Award in 1990.
8. Who has officially inaugurated the 5G service in the nation?
- PM Modi
- Mukesh Ambani
- Droupadi Murmu
- Ashwini Vaishnav
Answer: 1) PM Modi
The nation’s 5G services were officially inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 1, 2022.
PM Modi said the introduction of 5G is a gift to 130 billion Indians.
With the advent of 5G, a new era is beginning in the country. A limitless sky of options will open up with 5G.
The sixth iteration of the India Mobile Congress was also launched by PM Modi.
9. Vladimir Putin announced the merger of 4 regions of which country by Russia?
Answer: 3) Ukraine
President Vladimir Putin has announced the annexation of 4 Ukrainian territories by Russia.
The West has condemned Russia’s annexation of Ukrainian territory as an illegal land grab after it was signed by Putin.
Capital of Russia: Moscow;
Currency of Russia: Russian Ruble;
Capital of Ukraine: Kyiv;
Currency of Ukraine: Hryvnia;
President of Ukraine: Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
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