Monthly Current Affairs October 2022 With Video Lecture [Download PDF]

In today’s Monthly Current Affairs for October 2022, we are going to see the latest national and international current affairs news. These Important current affairs will be very helpful for your upcoming NDA, CDS, CDS OTA, AFCAT, TA, Agniveer Army, Agniveer Navy, Agniveer Air force, Women Military Police, INET, MNS, ACC exams, SCO, PCSL, CAPF, and SSB interviews, and direct entries for Army, Navy, and Air force like SSC Tech, TGC, JAG, NCC, TES, 10+2 Cadet. Download a PDF file about current events at the end of this article.

MONTHLY CURRENT AFFAIRS October 2022

Nobel Prize 2022 Winners List

  • Physics: Alain Aspect (France), John F. Clauser (USA) And Anton Zeilinger (Austria) For Their Work On Quantum Mechanics. 
  • Physiology/Medicine: Swedish Geneticist Svante Paabo (Sweden) For His Discoveries Concerning The Genomes Of Extinct Hominins And Human Evolution.
  • Chemistry: Carolyn R. Bertozzi (USA), Morten Meldal (Denmark)And K. Barry Sharpless (USA),“For The Development Of Click Chemistry And Bioorthogonal Chemistry.
  • Literature: French Writer Annie Ernaux Has Been Awarded For Her Courage And Clinical Acuity.
  • Economics: 3 Americans Ben Bernanke, Douglas Diamond And Philip Dybvig, For  Improving Our Understanding Of The Role Of Banks In The Economy.
  • Peace: Ales Bialiatski (Belarus), The Russian Human Rights Organisation Memorial And The Ukrainian Center For Civil Liberties.   

India’s 40th Position In The Global Innovation Index

  • World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) Released Global Innovation Index (GII) 2022 Rankings.
  • India Received 46th Position In 2021, And 81st Rank In 2015.
  • The Most Innovative Economy In The World In 2022 Is Switzerland.

International Solar Alliance To Be Held In New Delhi

  • International Solar Alliance’s 5th Assembly To Be Held In New Delhi From 17th To 20th October, 2022.
  • R.K Singh Will Preside Over The Assembly
  • 109 Countries To Attend ISA’s 5th Assembly.
  • Key Initiatives On Energy Access, Energy Security, And Energy Transition.

Modhera Becomes First Solar-Powered Village

  • PM Narendra Modi Declared Modhera (Gujarat) As India’s First 24×7 Solar Powered Village.
  • Modhera Village Known For The Sun Temple.

Brig. B.D. Mishra Becomes Governor Of Meghalaya

  • B.D. Mishra, The Governor Of Arunachal Pradesh, Assumed The Role Of Governor Of Meghalaya.
  • Previous Governor: Satya Pal Malik
  • The Oath Was Delivered By Justice Harman Singh Thangkhiew.

Harmanpreet Singh Won FIH Award

  • India Men’s Hockey Team Defender And Vice-Captain Harmanpreet Singh Has Being Voted The FIH Player Of The Year .
  • The FIH Is The International Governing Body Of Field Hockey And Indoor Field Hockey. Its Headquarters Are In Lausanne, Switzerland. 

P Sreejesh & Savita Punia Are Goalkeeper Of The Year

  • Pr Sreejesh And Savita Punia Have Been Declared FIH Men’s And Women’s    Goalkeeper Of The Year.
  • Savita Punia, The Captain Of The Indian Women’s Hockey Team, And Goalkeeper Pr Sreejesh  In Men’s And Women’s Categories.

Harshada Garud Won Bronze Medal

  • Indian Weightlifter Harshada Garud, A Junior World Champion, Won A Bronze Medal In The Women’s 45kg Category At The Asian Weightlifting Championships 2022 In Manama, Bahrain.

Pankaj Advani Wins Gold Medal 

  • Pankaj Advani Has Claimed His 25th Gold Medal On The World Stage, Winning The 2022 IBSF World Billiards Championship In Kuala Lumpur.
  • He Becomes The Only Indian Player To Win Most World Title (5th Time In A Row).

Goa to Host 2023 National Games

  • The Indian Olympics Association Has Announced That The 37th National Games 2023 Will Be Hosted By Goa. 
  • The 36th National Games Was Initially Scheduled To Be Held In Goa In 2016 But Was Postponed A Few Times And Later Shifted To Gujarat. 
  • The 35th National Games Was Held In Kerala In 2015.
  • The First National Games Was Organized In India As Indian Olympics Games In 1924 In Lahore. 

36th National Games: Services Maintain Top Position

  • In 36th National Games In Gujarat, Services Continue To Top The Medal Tally With A Total Of 121 Medals (56 Gold, 34 Silver, And 31 Bronze Medals).
  • Maharashtra, With 138 Medals Including 38 Gold, And Haryana With 106 Medals And 34 Gold Are Vying For Second Place.
  • Harshika Ramchandran From Karnataka Won The Best Female Player And Sajan Prakash From Kerala Won The Best Male Player Of The Games.

DY Chandrachud – Next Chief Justice Of India

  • Justice DY Chandrachud Is Set To Be The First Chief Justice Of India Whose Father – YV Chandrachud – Was Also One.
  • He Will Take Over From Justice UU Lalit, Who Retires On November 8.

International Day Of The Girl Child

  • International Girl Child Day Is Observed On October 11 To Raise Awareness About The Importance And Potential Girls Hold As The Future Of Our Society.
  • Theme: Our Time Is Now—our Rights, Our Future”
  • In 2011, The UNGA Adopted Resolution 66/170 To Declare 11th October.

ICC 2022 Player Of The Month (September)

  • The International Cricket Council (ICC) Has Announced The Winners Of The ICC Player Of The Month Awards For September 2022. 
  • India’s Captain Harmanpreet Kaur Got ICC Women’s Player Of The Month Award, While Pakistani Player Mohammad Rizwan Got ICC Men’s Player Of The Month Award.

India’s First Slender Loris Sanctuary

  • Tamil Nadu Has Notified The Country’s First Kadavur Slender Loris Sanctuary Covering 11,806 Hectares In Karur And Dindigul Districts.
  • Slender Lorises Are Small Nocturnal Mammals And Are Arboreal In Nature, As They Spend Most Of Their Life On Trees.
  • The Species, Listed As Endangered As Per The International Union For The Conservation Of Nature (IUCN), Acts As A Biological Predator To Pests Of Agricultural Crops And Benefits Farmers.

India Up Six Places For Reducing Inequality

  • In Commitment To Reducing Inequality Index (CRII), India Has Moved Up Six Places To Rank 123 Out Of 161 Countries For Reducing Inequality. 
  • Norway Leads The CRII Followed By Germany And Australia.
  • India’s Rank In CRII 2020 : 129
  • The Index Which Is Prepared By Oxfam International And Development Finance International Measures Government Policies And Actions In Three Areas : Public Services (Health, Education, And Social Protection), Taxation And Workers’ Rights.  

BCCI Appoints New President

  • Former Indian Cricketer Roger Binny Has Been Appointed As The New 36th President Of The BCCI.
  • He Replaces Sourav Ganguly, Who Held The Post Since 2019.
  • Secretary Of The Board: Jay Shah (2nd Term), Vice-president: Rajeev Shukla 
  • He Represented India In 27 Test Matches And 72 ODIs.
  • He Was One Of The Prominent Player Of India’s 1983 World Cup And President Of Karnataka State Cricket Association.

Ballon D’or Awards 2022

  • Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema, A French Footballer, Has Won The Men’s Ballon D’or (Golden Ball Award) 2022 And Becomes The 5th Frenchman To Win The Prize.
  • Most Number Of Ballon D’or Was Received By Lionel Messi (7 Awards).
  • The Ballon D’or Is Presented By The French Magazine ‘France Football (1956)
  • The Women’s Ballon D’or Was Introduced In 2018.
  • Alexia Putellas, A Spanish Professional Footballer, Has Won Ballon D’or Féminin Award For The 2nd Time.

New CGA Of India

  • Indian Government Has Appointed Bharati Das, An Officer Of The Indian Civil Accounts Service, As The Controller General Of Accounts (CGA), Department Of Expenditure, Ministry Of Finance.
  • CGA Is Principal Advisor On Accounting Matters Of The Central Government.
  • The CGA Is Responsible For Managing A Technically Sound Management Accounting System And Submission Of The Accounts Of The Central Government. 

Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2022

  • 41.5 Crore People Moved Out Of Poverty In India During The 15-year Period Between 2005-06 And 2019-21.
  • India Has By Far The Largest Number Of Poor People Worldwide At 22.8 Crore, Followed By Nigeria At 9.6 Crore.
  •  Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) 2022 Is Released By The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) And The Oxford Poverty And Human Development Initiative (OPHI).
  • MPI Monitors Deprivations In 10 Indicators, Spanning Health, Education And Standard Of Living.

Rishi Sunak-UK’S First British-Asian Prime Minister

  • He Will Be Britain’s First Leader Of Colour And The First Hindu To Take The Top Job.
  • At 42, He’ll Also Be The Youngest Prime Minister In More Than 200 Years.
  • Ms. Truss Resigned Last Week After Her Package Of Tax Cuts Spooked Financial Markets, Hammered The Value Of The Pound.
  • Rishi Sunak Was Born In 1980 In Southampton On England’s South Coast To Parents Of Indian Descent Who Were Both Born In East Africa.
  •  After High School, Rishi Sunak Studied Politics, Philosophy, And Economics At Oxford University, Then Got An MBA At Stanford University.

New Defence Secretary Of India

  • Giridhar Aramane, Secretary, Union Road Transport And Highways, Will Be India’s New Defence Secretary.
  • He Will Take Over The Post After Ajay Kumar Retires At The End Of This Month (Appointments Committee Of The Cabinet Headed By PM).

Chandrayaan-3 Pushed To 2023

  • ISRO Is Set To Launch Its 3rd Mission To The Moon In June 2023. 
  • It Will Liftoff With A More Robust Lunar Rover Onboard Which Is Crucial For Future Inter-planetary Explorations.
  • The Mission Was To Launch In August 2022 But Delayed Due To COVID.
  • About Indian Space Research Organization:
  • Headquarters: Bengaluru
  • Founder: Vikram Sarabhai
  • Founded: 15 August 1969
  • Chairman: S.Somnath

ISRO Successfully Launches LVM3 M2

  • ISRO Launched Its First Dedicated Commercial Mission Of Launch Vehicle Mark 3 (LVM3) M2 Satellite Successfully From The Sathish Dhawan Space Centre Sriharikota In Andhra Pradesh.  
  • Oneweb’s 36 Satellites Were Successfully Orbited By The Biggest Rocket Ever Launched By The ISRO.
  • This Mission Is Being Carried Out As Part Of The Business Agreement Between NSIL And The U.K.-Based Network Access Associates Limited (M/S Oneweb Ltd).
  • Oneweb Is A Partnership Between The British Government And Bharti Enterprises Of India.

1st Women Prime Minister Of Italy

  • Giorgia Meloni Was Sworn In As Italy’s First Woman And 31st PM On 22 October 2022.
  • Giorgia Meloni Belongs To The Right Wing ‘Brothers Of Italy Party.
  • In The Election Held In September 2022, Meloni Swept To Victory.
  • Capital: Rome. It is situated along river Tiber.
  • Currency: Euro
  • President: Sergio Mattarella

Sweden’s New Prime Minister

  • Ulf Kristersson Moderates Leader Elected In Sweden’s Parliament As The Country’s New Prime Minister. 
  • A Total Of 176 Members Of The Riksdag Voted In Favor Of Kristersson, While 173 Members Voted Against Him.

Xi Jinping Secures Unprecedented 3rd Term

  • Chinese President Xi Jinping Has Created History, Becoming The 1st Leader Of The Ruling Communist Party After Party Founder Mao Zedong To Get Re-elected For An Unprecedented 3rd Term.
  • He Was Elected As General Secretary Of The Communist Party For 3rd 5-year Tenure By The New 7-member Standing Committee.
  • Xi Was First Elected In 2012 And Will Be Completing His 10-year Term This Year.
  • China Capital: Beijing
  • China Currency: Renminbi
  • China Official Language: Mandarin

World Polio Day

  • World Polio Day 2022 Is Observed Every Year On October 24 To Raise Awareness About The Polio Vaccination And Eradication Of Polio From The World.
  • Theme: World Polio Day 2022 And Beyond: A Healthier Future For Mothers And Children.
  • It Was Established In 1985 By Rotary International To Commemorate The Birth Of Jonas Salk, Who Was The Lead Medical Researcher That Developed A Inactivated Vaccine Against Polio In 1955.
  • Oral Polio Vaccine By Albert Sabin – 1961.
  •  WHO Founded: 7 April 1948
  •  WHO Headquarters: Geneva, Switzerland
  •  WHO Head: Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

FATF Blacklists Myanmar

  • Myanmar Has Been Put On The “Black List” By Money Laundering And Terrorist Financing Watchdog Financial Action Task Force (FATF) And Calls For Due Diligence To Transactions In Nation.
  • It Identifies Nations With Weak Anti-money Laundering And Counter-Terrorist Funding Regulatory Frameworks.
  • In February 2020, Myanmar Committed To Addressing Its Strategic Deficiencies.
  • Myanmar’s Action Plan Expired In September 2021.
  • FATF Strongly Urged Myanmar To Complete Its Action Plan By October 2022
  • Headquarters: Paris, France            
  • India Becomes FATF Member: 2010
  • Founder: Group Of Seven
  • Founded: 1989
  • President: T Raja Kumar

Netherlands Becomes India’s 3rd Largest Export

  • The Netherlands Becomes India’s Third-largest Export Destination, Ahead Of China And Bangladesh.
  • $7.5 Billion USD Export Between India & Netherlands By August FY2023.
  • India’s Biggest Export Market Is USA Followed By Saudi Arabia, Netherlands.
  • Brazil, Which Occupied The 21st Position In FY22, Is Now India’s 8th Biggest Export Market.
  • Indonesia Has Moved Up Seven Notches To Grab The 7th Position.

J&K Celebrates Its Accession Day

  • On 26th October, The Accession Day Of Jammu And Kashmir Is Being Celebrated Across The Union Territory.
  • In 1947, Maharaja Of Jammu And Kashmir, Hari Singh Signed The Instrument Of Accession To Become Part Of The Greatest Democracy Of The World. Accession Day Is A Public Holiday In The Union Territory.
  • For The First Time In 2020, The Day Became An Official Public Holiday In J&K After The Abrogation Of Articles 370 And 35A On 5th August 2019. 
  • The Instrument Of Accession Is A Legal Document Executed By Maharaja Hari Singh (Princely State Ruler Of J&k) On 26th October 1947.
  • Manoj Sinha:  Lt. Governors & Administrators of J&K
  • Winter Capital: Jammu, Summer Capital: Srinagar
  • Union Territory: 31 October 2019

COP-27 In Egypt

  • The 27th Annual UN Meeting On Climate, COP-27 (Conference Of Parties) Will Take Place In Sharm-el-sheikh, Egypt From 6th To 18th November.
  • This Will Be The 5th Time A Climate Conference Is Being Hosted In Africa. Governments Of More Than 200 Countries Have Been Invited To Participate.
  • COP-27 Will Focus On 3 Main Areas, Reducing Emissions, Helping Countries To Prepare And Deal With Climate Change And Securing Technical Support And Funding For Developing Countries For Climate Activities.  
  • Conference Of Parties (COP-26):
  • Location: Glasgow, Scotland
  • President: Alok Sharma
  • Date: 31st October-13 November 2021
  • 1st COP: Berlin, Germany-1995 

REVIEW QUESTIONS

  • Who Founded Indian Sociologist In London?
  • V.D Savarkar
  • Shyamji Krishna Varma
  • Sardar Uttam Singh
  • S.C Bose

ANSWER: B

  • First Recipient Of Noble Prize In Physics ?
  • Pierre And Marie Currie
  • Wilhelm Rontgen
  • Antoine Becquerel
  • Albert Einstein

ANSWER: B

  • Awarded For Both Nobel Prize And Bharat Ratna?
  • C.V Raman
  • Rabindranath Tagore
  • Mother Teresa
  • All Of The Above

ANSWER: D

  • Who Won The Physics Nobel Prize In 2022?
  • A.  Alain Aspect, John Clauser And Anton Zeilinger
  • Reinhard Genzel And John Bardeen
  • Jim Peebles
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: A

  • YUVA Stands For ?
  • Youth, Unleashed And Versatile Authors
  • Young, Upcoming And Versatile Authors
  • Youth, Upcoming And Variety Of Authors
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: B

  • When Was Jalshakti Abhiyan scheme Launched ?
  • 22 March 2021
  • 2 October 2022
  • 19 November 2021
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: A

  • Cleanest City Award For The 6th Consecutive Year ?
  • Surat
  • Vishakapatnam
  • Navi Mumbai
  • Indore

ANSWER: D

  • Ahilyabai Belongs To Which Dynasty ?
  • Sisodiya Dynasty
  • Scindia Dynasty
  • Holkar Dynasty
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: C

  • Dhuandhar Waterfalls Are Located On Which River ?
  • Chambal River
  • Son River
  • Narmada River
  • Betwa River

ANSWER: C

  • PM Modi Launches 5G Services In Which City ?
  • Chennai
  • Mumbai
  • New Delhi
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: C

  • Who Is The Minister Of Electronics And IT ?
  • Anurag Singh Thakur
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad
  • Ashwini Vaishnaw
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: C

  • Best Feature Film At The 68th National Film Awards ?
  • Article 15
  • Soorarai Pottru 
  • White Tiger
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: B

  • The Kheda Satyagraha Started In ?
  •  1915
  •  1920
  •  1918
  •  1922

ANSWER: C

  • Who Won Noble Prize 2021 In Literature
  • Annie Ernaux
  • Abdulrazak Gurnah
  • Savante Paabo
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: B

  • Annie Ernaux Belongs To Which Country
  • USA
  • Canada
  • France
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: C

  • Election Commission Was Established In
  • 1949
  • 1993
  • 1950
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: C

  • Who Is Current Chief Election Commissioner
  • Rajiv Kumar
  • Sukumar Sen
  • V.S Sampath
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: A

  • Who Received Lifetime Achievement Award In USA
  • Kamala Harris
  • Vivek Lall
  • Hardeep Puri
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: B

  • SASTRA Ramanujan Prize 2022 Given To
  • Neena Gupta
  • Yunqing Tang
  • Neelakantha Bhanu Prakash
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: B

  • Who Won The Physics Nobel Prize In 2021?
  • Alain Aspect, John Clauser And Anton Zeilinger
  • Reinhard Genzel And John Bardeen
  • Syukuro Manabe 
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: C

  • FATF Headquarter Is In?
  • Munich
  • London
  • Paris
  • None Of The Above

 ANSWER: C

  • United Nations Human Rights Council HQ Is In?
  • Paris
  • Montreal
  • Geneva
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: C

  • Which Country Has Been Put On Black List By FATF
  • Pakistan
  • Myanmar
  • Bangladesh
  • None Of The Above

 ANSWER: B

  • Who Is The Head Of WHO ?
  • Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
  • Margaret Chan
  • Anders Nordström
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: A

  • WHO Headquarter Is In?
  • Nairobi
  • Rome
  • Geneva
  • None Of The Above

 ANSWER: C

  • Jonas Salk Was Associated With
  • Cholera
  • Polio
  • Small Pox
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: B

  • World Polio Day 2022 Is Observed On
  • 24 Oct
  • 21 Oct
  • 22 Oct
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: A

  • 1st Asian American To Feature On US Currency
  • Anna Xi
  • Wong Li
  • Anna May Wong
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: C

  • Recently, Which Cyclone Disturbed The Bay Of Bengal Region
  • Sitrang
  • Dhwani
  • Vayu
  • None Of The Above

ANSWER: A

  • Who Is The President Of UN Human Rights Council ?
  • Coly Seck
  • Nazahat Shameen Khan
  • Federico Villegas
  • None Of The Above

 ANSWER: C            

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