Daily Current Affairs 28 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 28 September 2022 – Best Questions and MCQs
1. Which airport was awarded the ASQ Award for ‘Mission Safeguarding’?
- Chandigarh International Airport
- Cochin International Airport
- Indira Gandhi International Airport
- Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport
Answer: 2) Cochin International Airport
The Airports Council International has awarded Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) the Airport Service Quality (ASQ) Award 2022. The award is considered to be the highest honor in the global aviation sector.
Earlier in March this year, CIAL received the ‘COVID Champion’ award at Wings India 2022 for its successful implementation of ‘Mission Safeguarding’.
CIAL received the award in the 5-15 million passenger category of airports operating in the Asia-Pacific region.
2. World Rabies Day 2022 is observed on which day?
- 25 September
- 28 September
- 28 November
- 18 September
Answer: 2) 28 September
World Rabies Day is observed every year on 28 September as a tribute to Louis Pasteur – the inventor of the first effective rabies vaccine in the world.
Rabies is a fatal but preventable viral disease, which is spread to people from the saliva of infected animals. It is transmitted through animal bites usually from stray dogs or dogs who have not been vaccinated.
According to the World Health Organisation, the theme of World Rabies Day 2022 is ‘Rabies: One Health, Zero Deaths.’
The World Rabies Day campaign was first started in 2007.
3. Who was appointed as the new Chief of Defense Staff by the Government of India?
- M.M. Naravane
- Anil Chauhan
- Bipin Rawat
- Harish Kumar
Answer: 2) Anil Chauhan
The Government of India has announced the appointment of Lt Gen Anil Chauhan (Retd) as the next Chief of Defense Staff.
He will also serve as the Secretary, Department of Military Affairs, Government of India.
The Chief of Defense Staff is the permanent chairman of the Chiefs of Staff Committee and, apart from imparting impartial advice to the political leadership, is the Chief Military Adviser to the Defense Minister.
The CDS is a four-star officer who serves as the Principal Military Adviser to the Defense Minister on all tri-service matters.
General Bipin Rawat, was the first Chief of Defense Staff of India.
General Rawat and his wife were killed after a military helicopter crashed in Tamil Nadu in December, killing 13 people.
4. On which day UNESCO declared 2022 as International Day for Universal Access to Information?
- 27 September
- 28 October
- 28 September
- 29 September
Answer: 3) 28 September
The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) has declared 28 September as the International Day for Universal Access to Information.
The theme of the Global Conference in 2022 is “Artificial Intelligence, e-Governance, and Access to Information”.
This conference is going to be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan.
UNESCO Founded: 16 November 1945;
UNESCO Headquarters: Paris, France;
UNESCO Members: 193 Countries;
UNESCO Head: Audrey Azoulay.
5. Who became the new CEO of the Data Security Council of India?
- Vinayak Godse
- Rajneet Kohli
- Rajendra S. Pawar
- Rama Vedashree
Answer: 1) Vinayak Godse
Data Security Council of India, a leading industry body set up by NASSCOM, has promoted Vinayak Godse to Senior Vice President and named him the new CEO of the organization.
Godse will replace Rama Vedashree, who oversaw the Security Council of India data for nearly six years.
The Data Security Council of India (DSCI) is a premier industry body on data security in India, set up by NASSCOM.
Committed to making cyberspace safe, secure, and reliable by establishing best practices, standards, and initiatives in cyber security and privacy.
Rajendra S Pawar is the chairman of the Data Protection Council of India.
6. Which company manufacturing cryogenic engines was inaugurated by President Murmu?
Answer: 3) HAL
Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Integrated Cryogenic Engine Manufacturing Facility was inaugurated in Bengaluru by President Smt. Draupadi Murmu.
According to the President, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) and ISRO work jointly to advance and protect strategic interests.
President Murmu praised HAL and said that Hindustan Aeronautics Limited has made a significant contribution to India’s defense independence.
India has now surpassed China to become the sixth country in the world to have the capability to manufacture cryogenic engines thanks to the sincere efforts and dedication of ISRO.
On this occasion, President Murmu virtually lay the cornerstone for the South Zone Zonal Institute of Virology.
HAL was established on 23 December 1940.
The Chairman and MD of HAL are R Madhavan.
7. Who was elected as the first female PM of Italy in the Italian PM election?
- Mario Draghi
- Giorgia Meloni
- Katrin Jekobsdottir
- Sanna Marin
Answer: 2) Giorgia Meloni
As head of its most right-wing government since World War II, Giorgia Meloni is set to become Italy’s first female prime minister after leading a conservative coalition to victory in an election.
Giorgia Meloni is an Italian Politician and Journalist who was born on 15 January 1977.
Meloni will replace Prime Minister Mario Draghi.
Capital of Italy: Rome;
Currency of Italy: Euro;
President of Italy: Sergio Mattarella.
8. Who won the Duleep Trophy 2022 by defeating South Zone?
- East Zone
- West Zone
- North Zone
- Central Zone
Answer: 2) West Zone
West Zone beat South Zone by 294 runs to win their 19th title at SNR College Ticket Ground in Coimbatore on the final day of the 2022 Duleep Trophy.
Set an improbable target of 529 runs for an outright win, South Zone was bowled out for 234 in 71.2 overs, with left -arm Shams Mulani packing up three of the four wickets to fall on the final day.
The Duleep Trophy, also known as the Mastercard Duleep Trophy for its sponsorship, is a first-class cricket tournament in India.
The competition was originally contested by teams representing geographical zones of India.
Since 2016, BCCI has been selecting teams for the trophy.
The Scheduled matches will be played in Chennai, Pondicherry, Coimbatore, and Salem.
9. Julius Baer Cup 2022 played recently is related to which sport?
- Volley Ball
Answer: 3) Chess
The Julius Baer Generation Cup, the seventh event of the 2022 Meltwater Champions Chess Tour by Chess24, with a total prize money of $150,000, was held online from September 18 to September 25 at Chess24.
Teenage Indian Grandmaster Arjun Erigaisi is the world’s no. 1 Magnus Carlsen in the final of the Julius Baer Generation Cup online rapid chess tournament, losing the second match 0–2.
Arjun Erigaisi has qualified for the eight-player Tour Finals in San Francisco later this year with a stellar performance in the Julius Baer Cup, part of the Meltwater Chess Tour.
Carlsen’s performance is his first to achieve the historic 2900 Tour rating points.
10. Prominent Muslim face Aryadan Muhammad who passed away is related to which field?
Answer: 1) Politician
Former Kerala minister and senior Congress leader Aryadan Mohammed has passed away at the age of 87.
Mohammed, a prominent face of the Congress in Kerala, was elected to the state assembly eight times from the Nilambur constituency of Malappuram.
Muhammed joined Congress in 1952 and became a member of the Kerala Pradesh Congress Committee in 1958.
11. Which of these Indian origin won the first Queen Elizabeth II Award?
- Harpreet Chandi
- Suella Braverman
- Sherry Vaswani
- Kartar Lalvani
Answer: 2) Suella Braverman
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.
The award is dedicated to the memory of the late Emperor who passed away recently.
Braverman was previously Attorney General from 2020-2022.
Capital of Britain: London;
Currency of Britain: Pound Sterling;
Prime Minister Britain: Liz Truss;
King of Britain: King Charles III.
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