Current Affairs MCQs September-2022


World Maritime Day is observed on which date in the year 2022?

a) 27 September

b) 24 September

c) 30 September

d) 29 September

Ans: C - 30 September

  • World Maritime Day is celebrated every year on the last Thursday of September.
  • In the year 2022, it is celebrated on 29th September.
  • The day highlights the role that each Marine officer, service agent and sailor plays in their personal lives.
  • India celebrates its Maritime Day every year on 5th April.
  • Theme of 2022 - 'New Technologies for Greener Shipping'

Where was the 13th Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry Global Summit 2022 inaugurated?

a) New Delhi

b) Jaipur

c) Ahmedabad

d) Mumbai

Ans: A - New Delhi

  • Union Minister for Education and Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated the 13th FICCI Global Skills Summit 2022 in New Delhi on 27 September 2022.
  • FICCI was established in the year 1927 and is the largest and oldest non-governmental, non-profit apex business organization in India.

  • Theme of 2022 - 'Education to Employability – Making it Happen'

Who among the following has received the National Lata Mangeshkar Award?

a) Shailendra Singh

b) Kumar Sanu

c) Anand-Milind

d) All of the above

Ans: D - All of the above

  • Playback singers Kumar Sanu, Shailendra Singh and music composer duo Anand-Milind have been honored with the National Lata Mangeshkar Award.
  • Shailendra Singh was awarded the National Lata Mangeshkar Award for the year 2019, Anand-Milind for the year 2020 and Kumar Sanu for the year 2021.

  • She was given this honor by the Madhya Pradesh government in a program organized in Indore on the birth anniversary of Swar Kokila Lata Mangeshkar.

According to a recent Supreme Court decision, who among the following has the right to abortion?

a) Married Woman

b) Unmarried Woman

c) None of these

d) Both of the above 

Ans: D - Both of the above

  • Eliminating the distinction between married and unmarried in the matter of abortion, the Supreme Court held that all women in India, whether married or unmarried, are entitled to a safe and legal abortion.

  • The Supreme Court, while amending the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, said that unmarried women also have the right to have an abortion like a married woman.

What is the rank of India in the Global Innovation Index of the World Intellectual Property Organization?

a) 40th

b) 45th

c) 38th

d) 55th

Ans: A - 40th

  • India has reached the 40th position in the World Intellectual Property Organization's Global Innovation Index.
  • This is a big progress in the last seven years when India's ranking has improved by 41 places.

  • Switzerland has maintained the first place for the 12th year in a row, while the US has been in second place.

Which of the following has won the Best Feature Film award at the 68th National Film Awards?

a) Ayyappanam Koshiyum

b) I AM Vasantrao

c) Soararai Potru

d) Saina

Ans: C - Soararai Potru

  • President Draupadi Murmu presented the 68th National Film Awards in New Delhi.
  • Tamil film Soorarai Pottru has won the Best Feature Film award.
  • Ajay Devgan and Suriya were selected for the Best Actor Award.

  • In this, veteran actress Asha Parekh was also honored with the Dadasaheb Phalke Award.

World Heart Day is celebrated on which date?

a) 26 September

b) 27 September

c) 28 September

d) 29 September

Ans: D - 29 September

  • World Heart Day is celebrated every year on 29 September.
  • Its purpose is to make people aware against heart diseases, because every year millions of people die from heart disease around the world.
  • Celebration of World Heart Day was started by the World Heart Federation.

  • Theme of 2022 - 'Use Heart for Every Heart'

Renowned personality Jayanti Patnaik has passed away, she was which of the following?

a) Actress

b) Politician

c) Historian

d) Comedian

Ans: B - Politician

  • Jayanti Patnaik was the first chairperson of the National Commission for Women and a former MP.
  • Four-time MP Jayanti Patnaik, the late former Chief Minister of Odisha, J. B. Patnaik's wife.

  • Apart from politics and social service, she was also a writer.