Best Current Affairs 9-10 October 2022 – MCQs for all Competitive Exams

Daily Current Affairs 9-10 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 9-10 October 2022 – Best Questions and MCQs

1. World Mental Health Day 2022 was observed on which day?

  1. 08 October
  2. 10 October
  3. 10 November
  4. 20 September

Answer: 10 October

World Mental Health Day is observed every year on 10 October.
On this day, various programs are designed to draw attention to mental health issues and their effects on the lives of those affected and their caregivers.

The theme of the 2022 World Mental Health Day celebration is “Make mental health and wellness a global priority for all”.

Extra fact:

The World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH) is a non-governmental organization.
It was established in 1948.
Deputy Secretary-General WFMH Richard Hunter launched the first celebration of the World Federation for Mental Health on 10 October 1992.

2. Who released the book “[email protected]: Dreams Meet Delivery” in Auckland?

  1. Narendra Modi
  2. Amit shah
  3. S Jaishankar
  4. Rajnath Singh

Answer: 3) S Jaishankar

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar attended the Kiwi Indian Hall of Fame Awards in New Zealand and released the book[email protected]: Dreams Meet Delivery”.
Jaishankar has written in the chapters of the book “[email protected]: Dreams Meet Delivery”.

[email protected]: Dreams Meet Delivery book was released on 11 May 2022 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi by the then Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu.

It is a collection of twenty chapters written by twenty-two domain dignitaries, from Home Minister Amit Shah to National Security Advisors Ajit Doval and Sudha Murthy, and twenty-two domain dignitaries.

3. Which female cricketer was unveiled as the ambassador of Gulf Oil India?

  1. Smriti Mandhana
  2. Harmanpreet Kaur
  3. Mithali Raj
  4. Jhulan Goswami

Answer: 1) Smriti Mandhana

Indian cricket star Smriti Mandhana has signed on as the brand ambassador of lubricant manufacturer Gulf Oil India.
Through the partnership, Gulf Oil said it aims to ‘celebrate women’s power’ and ‘inspire female audiences in the country’ while honoring the achievements of Indian women cricketers.

Extra fact:

Gulf Oil India is a leading Lubricants manufacturing and marketing company in India.
The company was started in 1920.
Ravi Chawla is the Managing Director and CEO of Gulf Oil Lubricants India Limited.

4. Made in India ‘Droni’ camera drone was launched by?

  1. DRDO
  2. ISRO
  3. MS Dhoni
  4. Mukesh Ambani

Answer: 3) MS Dhoni

Former Indian cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni has launched a made-in-India camera drone named ‘Droni’ with advanced features manufactured by Garuda Aerospace.

Garuda Aerospace is a human-centric brand that develops low-cost drone solutions to optimize industries through accurate data.

Extra fact:

Garuda Aerospace was started in 2015.
Dhoni is the brand ambassador of Garuda Aerospace.

5. Mulayam Singh Yadav passed away recently, he was famous for which field?

  1. Politics
  2. journalist
  3. Actor
  4. Musician

Answer: 1) Politics

Samajwadi Party (SP) founder and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav passed away on October 10 in Gurugram at 82.

Akhilesh Yadav, who is currently in charge of the SP and was earlier the chief minister of UP, is Mulayam’s successor.
According to Medanta Hospital, Mulayam Singh Yadav reportedly had serious lung and kidney problems.

Extra fact:

Mulayam won the first election for Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh in 1989.

Samajwadi Party was established in 1992.

Mulayam Singh Yadav served as the Union Minister of Defense from 1996 until 1998.

6. Who among these won the F1 Japanese Grand Prix?

  1. Charles Leclerc
  2. Max Verstappen
  3. Sebastian Vettel
  4. Daniel Ricciardo

Answer: 2) Max Verstappen

Red Bull driver Max Verstappen was declared Formula One World Champion after winning the fewest Japanese Grand Prix (GP) wins.
This was the 25-year-old Dutchman’s second consecutive championship.

Formula One is the highest class of international racing for open-wheel single-seater formula racing cars sanctioned by the Fédération Internationale de l’Automobile.

Extra fact:

The World Drivers’ Championship, became the FIA Formula One World Championship in 1981.

Singapore GP 2022: Sergio Perez (Mexico);

French GP 2022: Max Verstappen (Netherlands);

Australian GP 2022: Charles Leclerc (Monaco);

Italian GP 2022: Max Verstappen;

Saudi Arabian GP 2022: Max Verstappen.

7. Who among the following won the 2022 Nobel Prize for Economics?

  1. Ben Bernanke
  2. Douglas Diamond
  3. Philip Dybvig
  4. All of these

Answer: 4) All of these

The US trio Ben S. Bernanke, Douglas W. Diamond, and Philip H. Dybvig received the 2022 Nobel Prize in Economics for their research on the “Banking and Financial Crisis”.

Prize money for the Nobel Prize in Economics 2022 totals 10 million Swedish kronor or roughly $900,000.
It will be distributed on 10th December.

Extra fact:

The Nobel Prize in Economics was established by the Swedish Central Bank in honor of Alfred Nobel, and not by his will, which established other prizes in 1895.
In 1969, the first winner of the Nobel Prize for Economics was chosen.

8. What is the theme of World Post Day for this year?

  1. Post for all
  2. Post for Planet
  3. Post at Home
  4. Post on your pocket

Answer: 2) Post for Planet

World Post Day is celebrated every year on 9 October in the Swiss capital Bern, the anniversary of the founding of the Universal Postal Union in 1874.
The theme of World Post Day 2022 is “Post for the Planet”.

It was declared World Post Day in 1969 by the UPU Congress held in Tokyo, Japan.
Every year, more than 150 countries celebrate World Post Day in different ways.

Extra fact:

Universal Postal Union Headquarters: Bern, Switzerland;

Universal Postal Union Founded: 9 October 1874;

Universal Postal Union Director-General: Masahiko Meteko.

9. In which sport did Pankaj Advani win his record 25th world title in Kuala Lumpur?

  1. Tennis
  2. Table tennis
  3. Billiards
  4. Carrom

Answer: 3) Billiards

Indian cue player Pankaj Advani defended his World Billiards Championship title for the 5th time by defeating compatriot Sourav Kothari in a 7-frame final for a record title at the global level at the high-end snooker club in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Extra fact:

The IBSF World Billiards Championship, formerly known as the World Amateur Billiards Championship, is the premier, international, non-professional tournament for the sport of English billiards.

The event has been sanctioned by the International Billiards and Snooker Federation since 1973.

10. The Chief Minister of which state inaugurated the state’s own Olympics?

  1. Delhi
  2. Chhattisgarh
  3. Haryana
  4. Tamil Nadu

Answer: 2) Chhattisgarh

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel has inaugurated the state’s own Olympics.
It aims to provide a central platform for village-level sports to inculcate a sense of pride in the culture.

The event will run till January 6, 2023, and will feature 14 types of traditional sports across different age groups, teams, and individual categories.

The sports that fall under the team category include Gilli-Danda, Pithul, Sankhai, Langdi-Dour, Kabaddi, Kho-Kho, and Kancha.

Similarly, under the individual category Bilas, Fugdi, Gedi run, Bhaura, 100-meter run, and long jump are included.

Capital of Chhattisgarh: Raipur;
CM of Chhattisgarh: Bhupesh Baghel;
Governor of Chhattisgarh: Anusuiya Uikey.

11. On which day did the Indian Army celebrate the 73rd Raising Day of the Territorial Army?

  1. 09 October
  2. 15 January
  3. 08 October
  4. 30 September

Answer: 1) 09 October

The Indian Army celebrated the 73rd Raising Day of the Territorial Army on 9 October 2022.
The foundation day of the Territorial Army is celebrated on this day in 1949 to commemorate its establishment by the first Governor General Shri C Rajagopanachari.

On the 73rd Raising Day, the Lieutenant General laid a wreath at the National War Memorial to the martyred soldiers of the Territorial Army.

Extra fact:

9 October is also celebrated as Indian Foreign Service Day.

12. For the first time, ISRO’s Chandrayaan-2 spectrometer has mapped the abundance of which element on the Moon?

  1. Water
  2. Sodium
  3. Hydrogen
  4. Oxygen

Answer: 2) Sodium

According to the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter’s X-ray spectrometer ‘CLASS‘ has mapped sodium abundance on the Moon for the first time.

CLASS is National Space Agency, its full form is Chandrayaan-2 Large Area Soft X-ray Spectrometer.

Extra fact:

ISRO Foundation: 15 August 1969;

ISRO Headquarters: Bengaluru;

ISRO Chairmen: S Somanath;

ISRO Founder: Dr. Vikram Sarabhai.

13. Which country hosted the UNSC meeting on counter-terrorism in October 2022?

  1. USA
  2. UK
  3. India
  4. China

Answer: 3) India

India will host United Nations Security Council (UNSC) diplomats along with other member states for an important meeting of the Anti-Terrorism Committee in Mumbai and New Delhi on 28-29 October 2022.

The focus of the meeting: “Countering the use of new and emerging technologies for terrorist purposes”.

Extra fact:

The United Nations Security Council is one of the six principal organs of the United Nations.
UNSC was formed on 24 October 1945.

14. In which sport Pooja Patel became the first athlete to win gold in the 36th National Games?

  1. Yogasana
  2. Field hockey
  3. Running
  4.  table tennis

Answer: 1) Yogasana

At the 36th National Games, Pooja Patel of Gujarat has become the first athlete to win gold in Yogasana.
Yogasana is a sport that focuses on the physical aspect of yoga, where players have to perform yogic postures and are judged on their difficulty, balance, control, flexibility, and endurance.

Yogasana is one of the five sports to be played at the National Games this year for the first time.
The 36th edition of the National Games is taking place in six cities of Gujarat.
The event began on September 29 and will end on October 12.

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