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Current Affairs Quiz (Aug 2022) Part -1 #CurrentAffairsQuiz #GKIndia #eduvictors #compete4Exams

Current Affairs Quiz (Aug 2022) Part -1

Current Affairs Quiz (Aug 2022) Part -1 #CurrentAffairsQuiz #GKIndia #eduvictors #compete4Exams

Note: Answers are provided at the end.

Q1: Veteran stock market investor - often called the ‘Warren Buffet of the Indian market’ passed away in Mumbai. He was 62. What was his name?

Q2. Name the Indian National Congress leader who is set to be conferred with France’s highest civilian honour, Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur.

Q3. Name the West Indies cricketer who created history as he became the first player in T20 cricket to pick up 600 wickets.

Q4. World Organ Donation Day is observed every year on which day? This year’s theme for World Organ Donation Day 2022 is "let’s pledge to donate organs and save lives".

Q5. A contingent of the Indian Air Force (IAF) has arrived in Malaysia to participate in a bilateral air exercise called _________ with their Malaysian counterparts.

Q6. Russia launched an Iranian satellite into orbit from southern Kazakhstan. What is the name of the satellite? It was named after the 11th Century Persian poet and philosopher.

Q7. India’s first virtual space museum was launched by ISRO to mark the 75th Independence day. What is the name of the museum?

Q8. Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation the 2nd Generation (2G) Ethanol Plant in which state in August 2022?

Q9. Who was named the AIFF Men's Footballer of the Year for the seventh time? Who was picked for her maiden honour in the women's category for the 2021-22 season.

Q10.  International Youth Day is celebrated on which day every year to mark the contribution of youth to the development of society. The theme of International Youth Day for the year 2022 is "Intergenerational solidarity: creating a world for all ages".

Q11. Name the Indian professor who has been marked on the "Heritage Wall of Fame" of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) in the US.

Q12. World Elephant Day is celebrated on which day every year to raise awareness about the plight of elephants all over the world.

Q13. Name the Indian cricketer appointed as Uttarakhand's brand ambassador by Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami.

Q14. The 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham concluded on 8 August 2022. what is the rank of India in the medals tally?

Q15.  Google has launched an online project named ________, to celebrate India’s 75-years journey of independence. Under this project, Google will put up an online exhibition of informative content to showcase India’s contribution and journey in the last 75 years.

Q16. Who has been appointed the 49th Chief Justice of India (CJI) after President Droupadi Murmu signed his warrant of appointment? He will assume charge on August 27, a day after Justice N.V. Ramana demits office as the CJI.

Q17. Who has become the first Indian to win a Gold medal in the men's triple jump at the Commonwealth games 2022?

Q18. Which Indian has been conferred with the Knight of the Order of the Merit (Chevalier award) by the French government in August 2022?

Q19. Who has taken over as President of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), the world’s anti-terrorism financing agency? FATF is a global watchdog tasked with combatting money laundering and terrorist financing.

Q20. Who became the first player in history to win 80 matches in all four Grand Slams when he defeated Kwon Soon-woo 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Centre Court for his 80th win in Wimbledon?

Q21. India's largest floating solar power plant with a total capacity of 100MW has finally been commissioned by state-run power generation giant NTPC in which state?

Q22. Name the bank has become the country's first bank to list its Payment Gateway platform on the TIN 2.0 platform of the Income Tax Department.

Q23. Which Indian company entered the Fortune Global 500 list for the first time in August 2022?

Q24. Who defeated Ana Godinez Gonzales of Canada to win gold in the women's 62kg freestyle wrestling final at the Commonwealth Games 2022?

Q25. Name the US-built supercomputer that dethroned Japan's 'Fugaku' (developed by the Riken Institute and Fujitsu), as the world's fastest machine with 1.1 exaflops of performance on the 59th TOP500 list published by an international conference of computer experts.

Q26. Which Indian airport has become the nation’s first airport to run entirely on the combination of hydro and solar power?

Q27. Who has become India's youngest athlete to participate at the ongoing 2022 Commonwealth Games (CWG) in Birmingham?

Q28. The Cochin Shipyard Ltd has handed over the country’s first indigenous aircraft carrier ___________ to the Indian Navy.

Q29. Last month July, a rare pink diamond discovered in Angola is thought to be the largest of its kind to be found in 300 years. The 170-carat stone, which weighs just 34 grams, has been named the ______, after the alluvial mine. 

Q30. Name the famous Bengal's 'one rupee doctor' who passed away on in Kolkata. He was 84. He was awarded the Padma Shri in 2020. The same year, his name was recorded in the Guinness World Records for treating the maximum number of patients.


1.  Rakesh Jhunjhunwala

2.  Shashi Tharoor

3.  DJ Bravo

4.  August 13

5.  ‘Udarashakti’

6.  Khayyam

7.  "SPARK" 

8.  Panipat, Haryana

9.  Suneil Chetri, Manisha Kalyan

10. 12 August

11. Ramadhar Singh

12. 12 August

13. Rishabh Pant

14. 4th

15. ‘India Ki Udaan’

16. Justice Uday Umesh Lalit 

17. Eldhose Paul

18. Kannan Sundram

19. T Raja Kumar

20. Novak Djokovic

21. Ramagundam power plant in Telangana.

22. Kerala-based Federal Bank

23. Life Insurance Corporation (LIC)

24. Sakshi Malik

25. Frontier

26. Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IG)

27. Anahat Singh (14-year-old)

28. Vikrant

29. 'Lulo Rose'

30. Sushovan Bandyopadhyay

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