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One Liner Current Affairs

May 2022, One Liner Current Affairs


1. RBI has hiked the policy repo rate by how much much basis points? 40 basis points
2 J&K Delimitation Commission has proposed how many seats in the Jammu region? 43 seats
3 What is the name of India’s first Venus Mission? Shukrayaan-1
4 Which country hosted the India-Nordic Summit 2022? Denmark
5 When will the first total Lunar Eclipse of 2022 be visible? May 15-16

6 US FDA has limited the use of which company’s COVID-19 vaccine over blood clot risk? J&K
7 Which of the following marine mammal is on the verge of extinction? ‘Vaquita Porpoise’
8 Nand Mulchandani has been appointed as the first-ever Chief Technology Officer of which agency? CIA
9 Which is the first Indian sports documentary to feature among FIFA+ Originals? Maitanam
10 When is Satyajit Ray’s birth anniversary observed? May 2
11 Which Indian Tokyo Olympian has been provisionally suspended after testing positive for a banned drug? Kamalpreet Kaur
12 Who has been appointed as the new captain of the West Indies ODI and T20I Team? Nicholas Pooran
13 Which country has been elected as the new Chair of the Association of Asian Election Authorities (AAEA)? India
14 Who has been named as the new Chief Election Commissioner of India? Rajiv Kumar
15  Who was sworn in as the new President of South Korea on May 10? Yoon Suk-Yeol
16 Which nation’s health agency has confirmed a case of Monkeypox? UK
17 Who among the following won Pulitzer Prize 2022 in the Feature Photography category? Danish Siddiqui
18 Which Indian state has reported at least 82 cases of Tomato Fever? Kerala
19 Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka? Ranil Wickremesinghe
20 When does Russia celebrate Victory Day every year? May 9
21  Which country reported its first-ever case of COVID-19 on May 12, 2022? North Korea
22 Rakhigarhi, one of the oldest Harappan sites is located in which Indian state? Haryana
23 Who among the following has been ranked 7th in the Titans category in the Time’s 100 Most Influential 2022? Gautam Adani
24 Who has been appointed as the new Lieutenant Governor of Delhi? Vinai Kumar Saxena
25 Who has become Indian Army’s first woman combat pilot? Abhilasha Barak
26 Who has been re-elected as the Director-General of the World Health Organisation? Dr. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus
27 India has been ranked at which position on the WEF Travel and Tourism Development Index 2021? 54th
28  Who has been elected as the first Dalit Female mayor in London Council? ohinder K Midha
29 Who has resigned as the President of the Indian Olympic Association? Narinder Batra

30 Who has been sworn in as Australia’s 31st Prime Minister? Anthony Albanese
31 Who among the following has been sentenced to life imprisonment in terror funding case? Yasin Malik
32 The Wrestling Federation of India has imposed a life ban on which wrestler? Satender Malik
33 ‘National Behaviour Change Communication Framework for Garbage Free Cities’ has been launched under which scheme? Swachh Bharat MissionUrban 2.0
34 Which country recently issued a proposal to ban menthol cigarettes and flavoured cigars? USA
35 ‘Whitely Gold Award’ is presented to people who contribute in which field? Wildlife and Bio-diversity Conservation
36 The first May Day celebration in India was organised in which Indian city? Chennai
37 India’s first Flow Chemistry Technology Hub (FCT Hub) has been set up in which city? Hyderabad
38 As per the Civil Registration System (CRS) report 2020, what is the birth rate registered by India in 2020? 73.7 %
39 Which is the hottest planet in our Solar system? Venus
40 ‘Hallmarking of Gold jewellery’ is associated with which Ministry? Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
41 Ronnie O’Sullivan, who recently became the oldest World Champion, plays which sports? Snooker
42 The UN World Food Programme (WFP) has announced that it is in discussions with India on procurement of which product? Wheat
43 Which state/UT has officially banned putting up posters and banners without prior permission? Chandigarh
44 Which is the venue of the Jain International Trade Organisation’s ‘JITO Connect 2022’ Conference? Pune
45 ‘PM-WANI’ scheme, which was seen in the news, is associated with which service? Wi-fi Access
46 The Sawa Lake, a biodiverse wetland seen in the news, is located in which country? Iraq
47 AI Engineering Services Ltd (AIESL) partnered with which company for maintenance of its critical equipment on key defence platforms? Boeing
48 Which country has banned exports of wheat effective immediately, citing a risk to food security? India
49 When is the ‘International Day of Living Together in Peace’ observed annually? May 16
50 Which telescope is set to be used to produce a movie of black hole movements? Event Horizon Telescope
51 India’s first ‘Amrit Sarovar’ has been inaugurated in which state? Uttar Pradesh
52 Kalena Agrahara Lake, which was seen in the news, is located in which state? Karnataka
53 The Air Force test-fired the extended-range BrahMos missile for the first time from which air craft Su-30 MKI aircraft
54 Which Insurance company has launched financial literacy campaign ‘InspiHERs- enabling an empowered future’? Bharti AXA Life Insurance
55 Who has been appointed as the CEO and MD of Air India? Campbell Wilson
56 Which country’s scientists have grown plants in lunar soil for the first time? USA
57 Which country is the host of the XV World Forestry Congress? South Korea
58 Kanheri Caves, a Buddhist site, is located in which state? Maharashtra
59 Naveen Srivastava has been appointed as the ambassador to which country? Nepal

60 As per the ‘Drought in Numbers, 2022’ report, effect of droughts have reduced India’s GDP by ____ % 2- 5 %
61 ‘Mukhymantri Ghar Ghar Ration Yojna’ is a doorstep ration delivery scheme of which state/UT? New Delhi
62 ‘Elisabeth Borne’ is the new female Prime Minister of which country? France
63 Which country won the Uber Cup title in 2022? South Korea
64 Which city is the host of the ‘International Migration Review Forum’ 2022? New York
65 As per the ‘Drought in Numbers, 2022’ report, effect of droughts have reduced India’s GDP by ____ % 2- 5 %
66 As per a recent landmark judgement of the Supreme Court, which body’s recommendation is not binding on the Centre and State? Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council
67 GeM and CSC e-Governance signed MoU with which department for engagement of Government buyers and sellers in public procurement? Department of Post
68 Which new facility has been rolled out for Post Office Savings Bank Account (POSB) Account holders? NEFT, RTGS
69 Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO), which was seen in the news, is associated with which field? Meteorology
70 Kingstown is the capital of which country that was recently visited by the Indian President? Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
71 Government e-Marketplace [GeM] has partnered with which institution for SEWA
mobilisation of women-led MSMEs and entrepreneurs?
72 Which is the first country to introduce 21-day quarantine for monkeypox patients? Belgium
73 Which region has witnessed a record-breaking removal of as many as 239 dams? European region
74 Which racing driver won the Spanish Grand Prix title in 2022? Max Verstappen
75 Indian Navy participates in Exercise Bongosagar, along with which country’s Navy? Bangladesh
76 Recently the Government of India has withdrawn its proposal to sell its entire stake in which company? Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)
77 Menstrual Hygiene Day is observed on which of the following date? 28 May
78 What is PARAM PORUL that has been in the news recently? Supercomputer
79 Which team did Gujarat Titans win the IPL by defeating in the final in Ahmedabad? Rajasthan Royals
80 Which Indian has been elected as the chair and a voting member on the Board of Directors for the International Boxing Association (IBA)? Lovlina Borgohain
81 Maya’s Pit Viper, a new venomous snake has been recorded in which state? Meghalaya and Mizoram

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