Daily Current Affairs 7 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 7 October 2022 – Best Questions and MCQs
1. Who has been appointed as the new MD & CEO of SBI General Insurance?
- Kishore Kumar Poludasu
- Sandeep Kumar Gupta
- Sanjeev Kishore
- Dinesh Kumar Khare
Answer: 1) Kishore KumarPoludasu
As per the company announcement, Mr. Kishore Kumar Poludasu has been named as the new MD (Managing Director) and CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of SBI General Insurance Company Limited.
Kishore Kumar Poludasu was appointed with effect from October 4, 2022, and nominated for the job by the parent corporation, State Bank of India.
Chairman of SBI: Dinesh Kumar Khare;
Headquarters of SBI: Mumbai;
Formed of SBI: 1 July 1955.
2. Brigadier B.D. Mishra assumed additional charge as the Governor of which state?
- Arunachal Pradesh
Answer: 3) Meghalaya
Brigadier B.D. Mishra at Raj Bhavan in Shillong. Arunachal Pradesh Governor Mishra assumed the role of Meghalaya Governor.
After the term of the previous Governor Satya Pal Malik ended as he did not get an extension, he has been given additional responsibility.
Brig. B.D. Mishra is a combat veteran who fought for India in three important conflicts in 1962, 1965, and 1971.
On 3 October 2017, he became the official Governor of Arunachal Pradesh.
Capital of Meghalaya: Shilong;
CM of Meghalaya: Conrad Kongkal Sangma.
3. Sibi George was appointed as the next Ambassador of India to which country?
Answer: 3) Japan
Senior diplomat Sibi George was appointed as the next Indian Ambassador to Japan.
He is currently serving as the Ambassador of India to Kuwait.
Sibi George will replace Sanjay Kumar Verma as India’s representative in Japan.
He was born in Pala, Kerala, and was a gold medalist graduate of St Thomas’ College, Palai.
In 2014, the Government of India named him the S.K. Singh Award for his excellence in the Indian Foreign Service.
Capital of Japan: Tokyo;
Currency of Japan: Yen;
Prime Minister of Japan: Fumio Kishida.
4. Who did the Rest of India beat by eight wickets to win the Irani Trophy?
Answer: 3) Saurashtra
The Rest of India team won the Irani Cup title by defeating the 2019-2020 Irani Trophy champions Saurashtra by eight wickets in Rajkot.
The Rest of India chased down the target of 105 runs, with Abhimanyu Easwaran unbeaten on 63 and Kona Bharat unbeaten on 27.
Kuldeep Sen took the most wickets in the first innings against Saurashtra.
The Irani Trophy is also known as the MasterCard Irani Trophy.
It is a test match format cricket tournament in India.
It is played annually between the current Ranji Trophy winners and the Rest of India’s cricket team.
It is organized by the BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India).
5. Where will India’s first Green Technology Incubation Facility be opened?
- NIT Patna
- NIT Srinagar
- NIT Allahabad
- NIT Durgapur
Answer: 2) NIT Srinagar
At the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Srinagar, a technology company incubator focused on green technology named “Greennovator Incubation Foundation” will soon open.
Department of Science and Technology A three-year initiative known as Inclusive TBI for Educational Institutions, Idea Generators, Innovators, and Entrepreneurs to support innovative ideas, and startup initiatives and promote self-employment and job creation through incubation is supporting.
Srinagar is the largest city and summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir.
CEO of India’s first Green Technology incubation facility, NIT Srinagar: Saad Parvez;
Director, NIT Srinagar: Prof. Rakesh Sehgal.
6. Indian-origin Dr. Vivek Murthy is the US representative on the executive board of which organization?
- World Bank
Answer: 3) WHO
Indian-origin Dr. Vivek Murthy has been nominated by US President Joe Biden to serve as the country’s representative on the Executive Board of the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Dr. Murthy will serve as the US Representative on WHO Executive Board and he will continue his duties as the US Surgeon General.
He is America’s first Indian-origin Surgeon General.
He was raised in Miami and graduated from Harvard, Yale School of Medicine, and Yale School of Management.
He is a renowned physician, research scientist, entrepreneur, and author.
WHO Founded: 7 April 1948;
WHO Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland.
7. With which country did South Korea start a joint maritime exercise?
- North Korea
Answer: 2) US
South Korea and the United States began a joint maritime exercise with an American aircraft carrier on October 7, 2022.
The maritime drills will take place in waters off South Korea’s east coast on the 7-8th of October.
President of US: Joe Biden;
Vice President of US: Kamala Harris;
Capital: Washington, D.C.
Capital of South Korea: Seoul;
Currency of South Korea: South Korean won;
President of South Korea: Yoon Suk-yeol.
9. Finance Minister allows airlines to take loans of how many crores under ECLGS?
- 2,000 crore
- 1,500 crore
- 1,000 crore
- 5,000 crore
Answer: 2) 1,500 crore
The Union Finance Minister allowed airlines to take loans up to Rs 1,500 crore under the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS).
ECLGS will help them to fix their cash flow problems.
The aviation sector has been greatly affected due to the Kovid-19 pandemic.
Amid the Russia-Ukraine war, Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) prices have seen huge volatility over the past several months.
Jyotiraditya Madhavrao Scindia is an Indian politician who serves as the Minister of Civil Aviation.
9. When will the National Lok Adalat be organized across the country?
- 12 November
- 11 December
- 12 October
- 15 September
Answer: 12 November
National Lok Adalat will be held across the country on 12th November 2022 to dispose of pending cases through settlement.
The Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food, and Public Distribution has informed that about 6,08,000 consumer cases are pending in the country.
Over 1,68,000 pending cases have been identified in insurance, over 71,000 in banking, and over 33,000 in electricity.
10. World Cotton Day was observed on which day?
- 05 October
- 07 October
- 07 November
- 30 September
Answer: 2) 07 October
World Cotton Day is observed every year on 7 October globally as a celebration of cotton and its stakeholders.
Cotton is a multipurpose plant that is mainly used in textiles.
This year’s theme is “Weaving a Better Future for Cotton”.
The initiative of World Cotton Day was born in 2019, when four cotton producers in sub-Saharan Africa– Benin, Burkina Faso, Chad, and Mali, known as the Cotton Four -proposed to the World Trade Organization a World Cotton Day celebration on October 7.
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