Daily Current Affairs 29 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 29 September 2022 – Best Questions and MCQs
1. Who has been appointed as the independent director of Stashfin?
- Vijay Jasuja
- Aryadan Muhammed
- Tushar Aggarwal
- Vinayak Godse
Answer: 1) Vijay Jasuja
Leading fintech platform Stashfin has appointed Vijay Jasuja, BFSI (Banking Financial Services and Insurance) expert and former MD & CEO of SBI Cards, as non-executive independent director.
He also served as a Director at PNB Cards.
Stashfin is a leading fintech platform whose mission is to provide seamless and transparent financial services to a wide spectrum of consumers.
Tushar Agarwal is the CEO and Founder of Stashfin.
2. Which of these banks inaugurated the Ethical Hacking Lab?
- State Bank of India
- Union Bank of India
- ICICI Bank
- Punjab National Bank
Answer: 2) Union Bank of India
Union Bank of India inaugurated Ethical Hacking Lab at Cyber Security Center of Excellence in Hyderabad.
The lab with cyber defense mechanism will protect the bank’s information systems, digital assets and channels from potential cyber threats.
The Lab was inaugurated by A. Manimekhalai, Managing Director and CEO of the Bank.
Union Bank of India Founded: 11 November 1919;
Union Bank of India Headquarters: Mumbai.
3. Who among the following launched Swachh Toycathon?
- Prime Minister
- Ministery of Housing and Urban Affairs
- Home Minister
Answer: 3) Ministery of Housing and Urban Affairs
Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs(MoHUA) launched Swachh Toycathon under Swachh Amrit Mahotsav.
The purpose of the competition is to find solutions for the use of waste in the manufacture or manufacture of toys.
Secretary, (MoHUA), Manoj Joshi launched the program on MyGov portal and released the toolkit.
The Swachh Toycathon is a national competition for individuals and groups.
The second phase of the Swachh Bharat Mission was launched on 1 October 2021 by the Hon’ble Prime Minister with a vision of ‘Garbage Free’ cities by 2026.
The Center for Creative Learning, IIT Gandhinagar, is MoHUA’s knowledge partner for the initiative.
4. World Heart Day 2022 is celebrated on which day?
- 29 September
- 30 September
- 29 October
- 19 September
Answer: 1) 29 September
Every year on 29 September, people all over the world celebrate World Heart Day.
The day is observed to raise awareness about the growing concerns of heart health, cardiovascular diseases, the effects of exercise on the heart and how heart care is extremely important.
The theme of World Heart Day 2022 is ‘Use Heart for Every Heart’.
The World Heart Federation and the World Health Organization collaborated to create this international event.
The World Heart Federation was established in 1972.
Whereas World Heart Day was established in 2000 to inform people around the world that heart disease and stroke are the leading causes of death in the world.
World Heart Federation Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland;
World Heart Federation President: Fausto Pinto.
5. Team World won the Laver Cup, it is related to which indoor sport?
Answer: 2) Tennis
The Laver Cup is an international indoor hard court men’s team tennis tournament between Team Europe and Team World.
Team World won the Laver Cup indoor tennis tournament 2022 for the first time by defeating Team Europe 13-8.
The 2022 Laver Cup was the fifth edition of the Laver Cup.
The total prize money for the 2022 Laver Cup has been set at $2,250,000 for all 12 participating players.
- Bjorn Borg (Captain)
- Thomas Enqvist(Vice Captain)
- Rafael Nadal
- Casper Rudd
- Novak Djokovic
- Stefanos Tsitsipas
- Roger Federer
- Andy Murray
- Matteo Berrettini
- Cameron Norrie
- John McEnroe (Captain)
- Patrick McEnroe (Vice Captain)
- Taylor Fritz
- Felix Auger
- Diego Schwartzman
- Frances Tiafoe
- Alex de Minaur
- John Isner
- Jack Sock
- Tommy Paul
6. Who was appointed as the new Attorney General of India?
- R Venkataramani
- Ram Jethmalani
- KK Venugopal
- Gopal Subramaniam
Answer: 1) R Venkataramani
Senior advocate R Venkataramani to the President has been appointed as the new Attorney General of India for a period of three years.
Mr. Venkataramani will succeed the current Attorney General KK Venugopal whose term will be end on September 30, 2022.
Mr. Venugopal is currently on his third expansion.
The Attorney General of India is the chief legal advisor to the Government of India and is its chief advocate in the courts.
They are appointed by the President of India at the instance of the Union Cabinet under Article 76 of the Constitution and hold office during the pleasure of the President.
Article 76 of the constitution mentions that he/she is the highest law officer in India.
7. Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman was appointed as the Prime Minister of which country?
- Saudi Arabia
- United Arab Emirates
Answer: 3) Saudi Arabia
Saudi Arabia’s powerful Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has been appointed as the prime minister by a royal decree.
The reshuffle placed another son, Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman, as energy minister, the king said in a royal decree.
Riyadh is the capital of Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Riyal is the currency of Saudi Arabia.
8. Who will inaugurate projects worth Rs 29,000 crore during his Gujarat tour?
- Droupadi Murmu
- Narendra Modi
- Boris Johnson
- Amit Shah
Answer: 2) Narendra Modi
During his two-day visit to Gujarat, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate several infrastructure and development projects worth over Rs 29,000 crore.
The PM will inaugurate the 36th National Games, which is being staged in Gujarat for the first time.
CM of Gujarat: Bhupendrabhai Patel;
Capital of Gujarat: Gandhinagar;
Governor of Gujarat: Acharya Devrath.
9. Who was appointed as the Indian Ambassador to Madagascar?
- Abhay Kumar
- Vikram Doraiswami
- Dr. Neena Malhotra
- Bandaru Wilsonbabu
Answer: 4) Bandaru Wilsonbabu
The Ministry of External Affairs announced that IFS officer Bandaru Wilsonbabu, now Joint Secretary in the Ministry of External Affairs, has been named as the new Ambassador of India to the Republic of Madagascar.
Abhay Kumar will be replaced by Wilsonbabu, who most recently worked as Joint Secretary for the Eurasia Section.
In 1960, Madagascar received an Indian Embassy.
Capital of Madagascar: Antananarivo;
Currency of Madagascar: Malagasy Ariary;
President of Madagascar: Andry Rejoelina.
10. Who inaugurated the 13th FICCI Global Skills Summit 2022?
- PM Narendra Modi
- Droupadi Murmu
- Dharmendra Pradhan
- Amit Shah
Answer: 3) Dharmendra Pradhan
Union Minister for Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated and addressed the 13th FICCI Global Skills Summit 2022 in New Delhi.
Shri Dharmendra Pradhan shared his thoughts on leveraging skills to reap the demographic dividend and bring India’s skill ecosystem to life.
The theme of this summit is “From Education to Employment – Getting it Happening”.
11. Which state won the Ayushman Utkarsh Puraskar 2022?
- Madhya Pradesh
- Uttar Pradesh
Answer: 3) Uttar Pradesh
Uttar Pradesh has been given Ayushman Excellence Award 2022 for adding many health facilities to the health facility in the health facility register.
With 28728 new health facilities in the National Health Facility Register, Uttar Pradesh is the best performing state in the country.
Uttar Pradesh is the second state in the country to have opened about two crore Ayushman Bharat Health Accounts.
Karnataka was ranked second with 23,838 healthcare facilities.
The Uttar Pradesh cabinet has given green signal for the development of the first tiger reserve in the Bundelkhand region.
CM of Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath;
Capita of Uttar Pradesh: Lucknow;
Governor of Uttar Pradesh: Anandiben Patel.
12. Which country is granting citizenship to former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden?
Answer: 3) Russia
President Vladimir Putin has granted former US computer intelligence contractor Edward Snowden Russian citizenship, nine years after the National Security Agency (NSA) exposed the scale of surveillance operations.
US officials wanted him for years to return to the United States to face criminal trial on espionage charges.
Capital of Russia: Moscow;
Currency of Russia: Rubel;
President of Russia: Vladimir Putin.
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