Best Current Affairs 27 September 2022 – MCQs for all Competitive Exams

Daily Current Affairs 27 September 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 27 September 2022 – Best Questions and MCQs

1. India’s first avalanche-monitoring radar has been installed in which state?

  1. Nagaland
  2. Sikkim
  3. Assam
  4. Arunachal Pradesh

Answer: 2) Sikkim

The Indian Army and the Defence Geoinformatics and Research Establishment have jointly installed the Avalanche Monitoring Radar, the first of its kind in India, in north Sikkim.

Radar is a detection system that uses radio waves to determine the distance (ranging), angle, and radial velocity of objects relative to the site.

Extra fact:

Full form of RADAR: Radio Detection And Ranging;

Capital of Sikkim: Gangtok;

CM of Sikkim: Prem Singh Tamang;

Governor of Sikkim: Ganga Prasad.

2. On which day did the United Nations observe the International Day for the Complete Abolition of Nuclear Weapons?

  1. 26 September
  2. 27 September
  3. 26 October
  4. 25 December

Answer: 1) 26 September

The United Nations observes 26 September every year as the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.

Aim of the day is to enhance public awareness about the threat posed to humanity by nuclear weapons and the necessity for their total elimination.

Extra fact:

World Environmental Health Day is observed on September 26, every year.

The United Nations came into force on 24 October 1945.

With the addition of South Sudan in 2011, membership is now 193, representing almost all of the world’s sovereign states.

3. With which organization will the Royal Society of Chemistry collaborate for chemistry in Indian schools?

  1. ISRO
  2. DRDO
  3. CSIR
  4. BARC

Answer: 3) CSIR

An initiative to promote chemical sciences in schools and universities in being supported b a partnership between the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Council for Industry and Scientific Research (CSIR).

The Memorandum of Understanding will not involve money and will have a minimum three-year term with the possibility of extension.

Extra fact:

CSIR was established in September 1942 by the Government of India.

Royal Society of Chemistry CEO: Helen Pain;

Director General of CSIR: Dr. N Kalaiselvi.

4. Who was honored with the 52nd Dadasaheb Phalke Award?

  1. Hema Malini
  2. Anupam Kher
  3. Irfan Khan
  4. Asha Parekh

Answer: 4) Asha Parekh

Veteran actress Asha Parekh has been declared the recipient of the 52nd Dadasaheb Phalke Award 2020.

Union Minister for Minister of Information and Broadcasting, Anurag Thakur announced her name. She worked in more than 95 films.

She was the chairperson of the Central Board of Film Certification from 1998-2001.

Extra fact:

The Dadasaheb Phalke Award is the highest honor in Indian cinema.

Rajinikanth was the recipient of the last Dadasaheb Phalke award.

Devika Rani was the first winner of the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 1969.

5. Which airport will be named after Bhagat Singh?

  1. Srinagar International Airport
  2. Jaipur International Airport
  3. Pathankot Airport
  4. Chandigarh International Airport

Answer: 4) Chandigarh International Airport

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that the Chandigarh airport will be renamed after Shaheed Bhagat Singh as a tribute to the great freedom fighter.

The Punjab and Haryana governments had last month agreed to name the airport after freedom fighter Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh.

Extra fact:

The Government of India formed the International Airport Authority of India (IAAI) in 1972 to manage the country’s international airports.
Whereas the National Airports Authority of India (NAAI) was formed in 1986 to look after domestic airports.

AAI President Sanjeev Kumar.

AAI is currently managing a total of 148 airports, which include 34 international airports, 10 customs airports, 81 domestic airports, and 23 civil enclaves in defense airfields.

6. Which of these days is celebrated on 27th September?

  1. World Rivers Day
  2. World Environmental Health Day
  3. World Rabies Day
  4. World Tourism Day

Answer: 4) World Tourism Day

World Tourism Day 2022 is observed on 27 September globally.
This day is celebrated every year to focus on promoting tourism in various part of the world.
It was initiated by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

Extra fact:

The theme of World Tourism Day 2022 is ‘Rethinking Tourism’.

The World Tourism Organisation started World Tourism Day in 1979.

7. Cricket legend who retired from all formats?

  1. Shafali Verma
  2. Harmanpreet Kaur
  3. Jhulan Goswami
  4. Mithali Raj

Answer: 3) Jhulan Goswami

The legendary Women’s Cricket, Jhulan Goswami announced her retirement from all forms of the game in a touching farewell statement on September 25.
Jhulan played his last international match on the 24th at Lord’s with England.

Jhulan ended her career with 255 wickets in 204 matches, which is an ODI women’s record.

Extra fact:

Jhulan Nishit Goswami was born on November 25, 1982.
She bats right-handed and bowls medium fast with her right arm.
Jhulan Goswami received the M.A. Chidambaram trophy for best women’s cricketer in 2011 and the ICC Women’s Player of the Year award in 2007.

8. Indian Railways has established an RTIS system developed by which organization?

  1. CSIR
  2. ISRO
  3. BARC
  4. IIT Roorkee

Answer: 2) ISRO

The Indian Railways is setting up a Real-Time Train Information System (RTIS), developed in collaboration with the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).

The Real-Time Train Information System, developed in collaboration with ISRO, is being installed on locomotives for automatic acquisition of train movement timings at stations, including arrival and departure or run-through.

Extra fact:

ISRO Chairman: S. Somanath;

ISRO’s Foundation: 15th August 1969;

ISRO’s Founder: Dr. Vikram Sarabhai.

9. What is the name of the Oscar-winning actress who passed away?

  1. Jessica Chastain
  2. Jane Champion
  3. Arrian DeBose
  4. Louise Fletcher

Answer: 4) Louise Fletcher

American Oscar-winning actress Louise Fletcher has died in France at the age of 88.
She was awarded an Oscar in 1976 for her role as Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975).

She was also a recipient of the BAFTA Award, and a Golden Globel Award.

She was nominated for two Emmy Awards for her roles in the television series Picket Fences(1996) and Joan of Arcadia(2004).

Her final role was as Rosie in the Netflix series Girlboss(2017).

10. Who appointed the Director General of ESIC?

  1. Pankaj Singh
  2. Jaideep Kumar Mishra
  3. Nitishwar Kumar
  4. Rajendra Kumar

Answer: 4) Rajendra Kumar

senior bureaucrat Rajendra Kumar has been appointed the director general of the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation(ESIC), as part of a senior-level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the Centre.
He is currently an additional secretary in the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.

Extra fact:

ESIC is one of the two main statutory social security bodies owned by the Ministry of Labor and Employment, Government of India, the other being the Employees’ Provident Fund Organization.

ESIC Founded: 25 February 1952;

ESIC Owner: Ministry of Labour and Employment, Government of India.

11. Under which operation the CBI is conducting raids across the country against child abuse material?

  1. Megha Chakra
  2. Balika Sharidhi
  3. Ladli
  4. Carbon

Answer: 1) Megha Chakra

CBI hunts for Child Sexual Abuse Material Online Circulation Cases in 20 States & UTs.
As part of Operation Megha Chakra, the Central Bureau of Investigation searched 56 locations across 20 State and Union Territories in relation to cases of the internet distribution of child sexual abuse material.

Extra fact:

Director General of CBI: Subodh Kumar Jaiswal;

Headquarters of CBI: New Delhi.

12. Who broke the world record in Berlin Marathon 2022?

  1. Birhanu Legese 
  2. Eliud Kipchoge
  3. Kenenisa Bekele
  4. Mosinet Geremew

Answer: 2) Eliud Kipchoge

Kenyan athlete Eliud Kipchoge shattered his own world record, with a time of 2:01:09 to win the Berlin marathon.
Kipchoge’s previous bits in an official 42.2km race was 2:01:39 set on the same course in 2018.

Extra fact:

Ethiopia’s Tigist Assefa won the women’s race in a course record of 2:12:37, the third fastest time in history.

The marathon is a long-distance foot race with a distance of 42.195 kilometers (26 miles 385 yards).

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