Top 100 Current Affairs April 2022

Top 100 Current Affairs April 2022

Current Affairs April 2022 is a monthly magazine that provides complete coverage of current events that happened in the previous month. This edition provides the readers with a brief analysis of national affairs, international affairs and business affairs. The magazine also highlights some important events that happened in March Month.

Current Affairs is a monthly magazine that covers the latest news on politics, sports, entertainment, technology, business and lots more. Each month, the magazine publishes a new edition that includes a brief overview of the major events of the month, as well as a detailed analysis of the same. This edition of Current Affairs magazine provides complete coverage of current events from March Month, and contains analysis of national, international, business and corporate affairs, entertainment, sports, science and technology, etc. Current Affairs magazine is a one-stop source of information for everyone who wishes to keep abreast with the latest happenings on a global scale.

This article is a brief coverage of the current events that took place in the month of March, 2022. The issues covered in this articles are as follows –

  • NASA successfully lands on Mars
  • A new country named South Sudan was born out of Sudan
  • NASA releases an image of what it claims to be the largest black hole in the universe
  • North Korea stages a military parade to celebrate the birth anniversary of its founder Kim Il-Sung
  • US President Donald Trump signs the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement to replace NAFTA
  • Cyclone Mekunu hits the island nation of Oman

1. Which IPL Player has tested positive for COVID-19?

a) David Warner

b) Mitchell Marsh

c) Aaron Finch 

d) Trent Boult

2. How many ministers were sworn into the Pakistani cabinet on April 19?

a) 33

b) 29

c) 34

d) 30

3. African Swine Fever has been detected in which among the following states?

a) Tripura

b) Assam

c) Meghalaya

d) Manipur

4. WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine will be inaugurated in which city? 

a) Jamnagar 

b) Bhopal

c) Varanasi 

d) Indore

5. Who among the following will pay her maiden visit to India on April 24-25?

a) Ursula Von Der Leyen

b) Angela Merkel 

c) Sanna Marin

d) Jacinda Arden

6. China has signed a signed security pact with which among the following South Pacific nations?

a) Palau

b) Papua New Guinea

c) Solomon Islands

d) Nauru

7. Pomila Jaspal has been appointed as the Director (Finance) and CFO of which company?

a) HCL

b) ONGC

c) IOCL

d) HPCL

Answers

1. (b) Mitchell Marsh
 
Delhi Capitals all-rounder Mitchell Marsh tested positive for COVID-19 on April 18, 2022, following which he was admitted to a hospital. He is among the five members in the Delhi contingent who tested positive for COVID-19. The DC medical team is monitoring his condition closely. 

2. (c) 34

Pakistan Prime Minister Shebaz Sharif-led’s new Pakistan cabinet took oath in a ceremony held on April 19, 2022. The new cabinet was sworn in almost a week after Pakistan’s Parliament elected PM Shehbaz Sharif to replace Imran Khan, who lost the no-confidence vote on April 11. In total, 34 Ministers were administered the oath of the office by Pakistan Senate chairman Sadiq Sanjrani during a brief ceremony at the Presidency in Islamabad. The cabinet ministers list includes 30 Federal Ministers and four Ministers of State. 

3. (a) Tripura

African Swine Fever (ASF) cases have been detected in a government breeding farm in Tripura. The farm is located in Devipur, Sepahijala district and is run by the state’s Animal Resources Development Department (ARDD). A total of 63 mature pigs had died on the farm due to unknown reasons which raised an alarm. The state government has ordered the mass execution of pigs to curb the spread of the viral fever. 

4. (a) Jamnagar

The WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Jamnagar. The Centre aims to channel the potential of traditional medicine, by integrating it with technological advancements and evidence-based research.

5. (a) Ursula Von Der Leyen

European Commission President Ursula Von Der Leyen will pay an official visit to India on April 24-25. This will be her first visit to India as the President of the European Commission. During her visit, the President of the European Commission will hold bilateral talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

6. (c) Solomon Islands

China confirmed on April 19, 2022 that it has sealed a wide-ranging security pact with the Solomon Islands, an agreement Western governments fear could give Beijing a military foothold in the South Pacific region. 

7. (b) ONGC

Pomila Jaspal has been appointed as the Director (Finance) and Chief Financial Officer of the government-owned oil and gas explorer and producer Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) with immediate effect. Jaspal has 36 years of experience across varied segments of the oil & gas Industry comprising operating, regulatory, and policy aspects of upstream and downstream industry.

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