Daily Current Affairs 11 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 11 October 2022 – Best Questions and MCQs
1. International Girl Child Day 2022 was observed on which day?
- 10 October
- 10 November
- 11 October
- 30 September
Answer: 3) 11 October
International Day of the Girl Child is celebrated on 11 October to raise awareness about the importance and potential of girls as the future of our society.
This year’s theme for International Day of the Girl Child is “Our time is now – our rights, our future”.
On 19 December 2011, the United Nations General Assembly declared 11 October as the International Day of the Girl Child to recognize the rights of girls and the unique challenges faced by girls around the world.
2. 37th edition of National Games 2023 was organized by which states?
Answer: 2) Goa
The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) has confirmed that Goa will host the 37th edition of the National Games in October next year.
The 36th National Games was held on 12 October 2022 in Surat, Gujarat.
Goa was set to host the 36th edition of the National Games but the IOA had to shift the venue to Gujarat.
Capital of Goa: Panaji;
CM of Goa: Pramod Sawant;
Governor of Goa: Sreedharan Pillai.
3. Harmanpreet Kaur and Mohammad Rizwan won the ICC Player of the Month crown for which month?
Answer: 2) September
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the winners of the ICC Player of the Month Awards for September 2022.
India’s inspirational captain Harmanpreet Kaur has been named the recipient of the ICC Women’s Player of the Month award.
While Pakistani ace Mohammad Rizwan claimed the ICC Men’s Player of the Month award.
Harmanpreet Kaur became India’s first-ever winner of the ICC Women’s Player of the Month.
Mohammad Rizwan secures his first-ever ICC Men’s Player of the Month crown.
ICC Men’s Player of the Previous Month 2022:
- January: Keegan Petersen (South Africa)
- February: Shreyas Iyer (India)
- March: Babar Azam (Pakistan)
- April: Keshav Maharaj (South Africa)
- May: Angelo Mathews (Sri Lanka)
- June: Jonny Bairstow (England)
- July: Prabath Jayasuriya (Sri Lanka)
- August: Sikandar Raza (Zimbabwe)
ICC Women’s Player of the Previous Month 2022:
- January: Heather Knight (England)
- February: Amelia Kerr (New Zealand)
- March: Rachael Haynes (Australia)
- April: Alyssa Healy (Australia)
- May: Tuba Hassan (Pakistan)
- June: Marizanne Kapp (South Africa)
- July: Emma Lamb (England)
- August: Tahlia McGrath (Australia)
ICC Founded: 15 June 1990;
ICC Chairman: Greg Barclay;
ICC CEO: Geoff Allardice;
ICC Headquarters: Dubai, UAE.
4. Which football player reached a record 700 club career goal?
- Lionel Messi
- Cristiano Ronaldo
Answer: 4) Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo achieved another landmark in his extraordinary career, scoring his 700th club goal to seal Manchester United’s comeback victory over Everton.
The 37-year-old Portuguese forward has become the first and only player in this current generation to score seven hundred goals seven times in football history.
Since starting his career in 2002, 700 goals means Ronaldo has averaged 35 goals in a season.
5. Balasubramaniam was re-elected as the chairman of which company?
- Mutual Funds
- Muthoot Finance
Answer: 1) Mutual Funds
A Balasubramaniam has been re-elected as the Chairman of the Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI) and Radhika Gupta as the Vice Chairman of AMFI.
Balasubramaniam will also continue as the ex-officio chairman of the AMFI Financial Literacy Committee.
AMFI Founded: 22 August 1995;
AMFI CEO: N.S. Venkatesh;
AMFI Headquarters: Mumbai.
6. Government and LIC have cooperatively disinvested a 60.72 percent stake in which bank?
Answer: 3) IDBI
The government announced that it and LIC would sell a combined 60.72 percent share in IDBI Bank in order to privatize the banking institution.
IDBI Founded: 1 July 1964;
IDBI Headquarters: Mumbai;
IDBI CEO: Rakesh Sharma.
LIC Founded: 1 September 1956;
LIC Headquarters: Mumbai;
LIC Chairperson: M R Kumar.
7. With which country did the Haryana government sign an MoU for economic cooperation?
Answer: 1) Dubai
The Government of Dubai has sealed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Government of Haryana for cooperation in various economic activities for the Government of Haryana.
Under the terms of the MoU, the Government of Dubai will identify a suitable entity to help identify potential areas of cooperation.
A mixed-use township is being built on an area of about 1080 acres in Global City, Gurugram.
Capital of Haryana: Chandigarh;
Governor of Haryana: Bandaru Dattatreya;
Chief minister of Haryana: Manohar Lal Khattar.
Capital of UAE: Abu Dhabi;
Currency of UAE: Dirham;
President of UAE: Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan;
Prime minister: Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
8. With which country did India announce the launch of a new energy storage task force?
- Saudi Arabia
Answer: 2) US
India and the US announced the launch of a new energy task force to support the large-scale integration of renewable energy needed to support a clean energy transition.
The announcement will strengthen the India-US partnership in the critical energy sector to new levels.
President of America: Joe Biden;
US Vice President: Kamala Harris;
Currency of US: United States Dollar;
Capital of America: Washington, D.C.
9. To which Indian Army did the Center approve the Weapon Systems Branch for the first time?
- Navy Force
- Air Force
Answer: 2) Air Force
On the occasion of the 90th anniversary of the Indian Air Force, the Center has approved the creation of a Weapon Systems wing for officers of the Indian Air Force.
This is the first time after independence that a new operational wing has been created.
Indian Air Force Chief: Air Chief Marshal VR Choudhary;
Chief of the Naval Staff: Admiral R. Hari Kumar;
Chief of the Army Staff: General Manoj Pande.
10. In which city did Nitin Gadkari inaugurate the Indian Road Congress?
- New Delhi
Answer: 3) Lucknow
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the 81st Annual Session of the Indian Road Congress in Lucknow.
He was accompanied by UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
The road projects include 13 roads over bridges with a fund of one thousand crore rupees.
Capital of UP: Lucknow;
CM of UP: Yogi Adityanath;
Governor of UP: Anandiben Mafatbhai Patel.
11. In which village of Gujarat is the first 24*7 solar-powered village announced by MP Modi?
Answer: 4) Modhera
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has declared Modhera village in Gujarat as the country’s first 24*7 solar-powered village.
Modhera, famous for the centuries-old Sun Temple built during the Chalukyas, will also be known as a “solar-powered village”.
Modhera village is located 25 km from Mehsana in Gujarat and about 100 km from the state capital Gandhinagar.
There is a ground-mounted solar power plant, and more than 1,300 rooftop solar systems with 1kv capacity have been installed on homes to generate electricity.
Gujarat Capital: Gandhinagar;
Gujarat CM: Bhupendra Bhai Patel;
Gujarat Governor: Acharya Devart.
12. India signed MoU with which country to develop scientific collaboration for Indian Ayurveda?
- Sri Lanka
Answer: 2) Japan
The National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Japan, and the All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).
The objective of the MoU is to enhance the technical capabilities and capacities of educational institutions.
It aims to improve Ayurveda using state-of-the-art scientific methods, tools, and technologies.
The Ministry of AYUSH oversees the All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), which is the premier Ayurvedic institute in India.
Capital of Japan: Tokyo;
Currency of Japan: Japanese yen;
Prime minister of Japan: Fumio Kishida.