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Current Affairs December 2022

December 2022 Current Affairs presents you latest current affairs news of December 2022 related to politics, sports, culture, science, awards, person in news, etc. Monthly edition of our current affairs carries important news and events happening in India and around the world. These current affairs are important for competitive examinations such as SSC CGL, SSC CHSL, SSC CPO, Banking, CDS, NDA, LIC, PSC, MAT, CAT, Railways, etc.

Latest current affairs for the month of December 2022 are given below. Hope you like it.


Which institution will shift its advanced supervising monetary system to DAKSH from January 1, 2023, as part of its effort to streamline reporting, enhance efficiency, and automate the fraud management process? Reserve Bank of India (RBI)
Which institution has been announced as the Secretariat for Science 20 (S20), the G20 summit's science working group? Indian Institute of Science (IISc)
Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy RK Singh announced on 28th December to set up a world class Kayaking-Canoeing Academy in Tehri. Tehri is located in which State? Uttarakhand
The Ministry of Railways has developed a new scheme to modernize over 1000 small stations over the coming year. What is the name of this scheme? Amrit Bharat Station Scheme
In which city, Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur inaugurated the Sports Science Centre? Udupi
Who has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Railway Board? Anil Kumar Lahoti
Which Union Ministry has been approved as the nodal ministry for matters relating to online gaming? Ministry of Electronics and IT
Which Union Ministry launched the ‘City Finance Rankings 2022’ to evaluate, recognize and reward ULBs on basis of their strength across key financial parameters? Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
Which Union Ministry launched the National Mobile Monitoring System (NMMS) app to bring more transparency and ensuring proper monitoring of the schemes? Digital capturing of the attendance of workers employed under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGREGS) through NMMS has been made universal from January 1, 2023. Ministry of Rural Development
The 720 Megawatts Mangdechhu Hydroelectric Power Project, which was implemented with the assistance from India, was recently handed over to Druk Green Power Corporation (DGPC). The hydroelectric project is located in which country? Bhutan
Name the Bollywood film producer who died on December 29, 2022? He was well-known for his films such as Bol Radha Bol, Laadla, Ready, and Bhoot. Nitin Manmohan
Who has been appointed as the next Engineer-in-Chief of the Indian Army? Lt. General Arvind Walia
Which State will host the Fifth Khelo India Youth Games from 31st January to 11th February 2023? Madhya Pradesh
On which date, Veer Bal Diwas was celebrated to pay tribute to the courage of the four Sahibzadas of Guru Gobind Sahib Ji who attained martyrdom in the 17th century? 26 December
On which day, National Farmers Day, also known as Kisan Diwas was observed? 23 December
Which female wrestler has been nominated for the United World Wrestling Rising Star of the Year honour? Antim Panghal
Which State/UT has recently granted Industry status to its tourism sector in order to attract investments and create jobs? Assam
Which Union Ministry organizes the AI Pe Charcha (AI Dialogue) event to examine the significance and ways for allowing AI access to high-quality datasets? Ministry of Electronics and IT
Which company has got approval from the central government for intranasal Covid vaccine as a booster dose for those above 18 years in India? Bharat Biotech
Which Indian movie song has been shortlisted in the best song category at Oscar 2023? Naatu Naatu
Which Indian movie has been shortlisted for the “International Feature Film” category in Oscar 2023? Chhello Show
Which Indian documentary movie has been shortlisted for the “ Documentary short film category” in Oscar 2023? The Elephant Whisperers
Which athlete has been nominated to the Vice-Chairman panel in Rajya Sabha? PT Usha
What is the name of the country’s first Green steel brand launched by Steel Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia? Kalyani Ferresta
Which is the only university in India which has got A grade by scoring 3.85 points in National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)? Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar
Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has won which award in the Digital India Awards 2022 for their initiative “DataSmart Cities: Empowering Cities through Data” under the 'Data Sharing and Use for Socio Economic Development' category? Platinum Icon
Which country has entered into a deal with PTC India to purchase power from the Indian power market during the dry winter season? Bhutan
On which day, Sashastra Seema Bal celebrated its '59th Raising Day'? 20 December
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari has launched one of India's first-ever Surety Bond Insurance products from which company? Bajaj Allianz
Rythu Bandhu’ is a flagship scheme of which Indian State/UT? Telangana
Who won the title of Mrs World 2022? Sargam Koushal
Which State/UT in India has been recognized as the first dark sky reserve? Ladakh
Which player won the women’s air pistol gold in the 65th National Shooting Championship, 2022? Divya T.S
Mopa International Airport in Goa has been named after which former Chief Minister of Goa? Manohar Parrikar
Who has been elected as the 15th Chief Minister of Gujarat for the second time in a row? Bhupendra Patel
Who became the first women President of the Indian Olympic Association (IOA)? PT Usha
Who has been elected as the President of the Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI)? Meghna Ahlawat
Which payment gateway has become India's first to support credit cards on UPI? Razorpay
Which State has become first in India to set up a separate department for Divyang (differently-abled)? Maharashtra
Who has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing Director of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC)? Arun Kumar Singh
Whhat is the ranking of India in the world’s strongest passport list in 2022 published by Arton Capital? 87
Who officiated as the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha on December 7, 2022, as the winter session of the Parliament commences? Vice-President Jagdeep Dhankhar
Who won silver at the 2022 World Weightlifting Championships in Colombia on December 7, 2022? Mirabai Chanu
On which day, Armed Forces Flag Day was observed across the country to honor the martyrs and the men in uniform who valiantly fought on our borders to safeguard the country's honor? 7 December
India’s first real-time Gold ATM is established in which city? Hyderabad
On which day, Navy Day was observed? 4 December
The First G-20 Sherpa meeting under India’s presidency is organized in which city? Udaipur (Rajasthan)
On which day, National Pollution Control Day was observed? 2 December
Which Union Territory in India has the country’s biggest International Yoga Centre? Jammu & Kashmir
What was the Maternal Mortality Ratio (MTR) in India during 2018-20, as per the latest data? 97 lakh per live births
Nai Chetna Campaign has been launched by which Union Ministry with the aim to equip women to recognise and prevent violence and making them aware of their rights? Ministry of Rural Development
At which place in Madhya Pradesh, India's first Infantry Museum was opened to the general public? Mhow, Indore
Which team won the 2022 Pro Kabaddi League defeating Puneri Paltan 33-29 in the finals? Jaipur Pink Panthers
India defeated which team to win the T20 World Cup for the Blind for the 3rd consecutive time at Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru? Bangladesh
Which Indian film directed by SS Rajamouli has won nominations for the Golden Globe Awards 2023 in the Best Non-English Language Film category and for the Best Original Song? RRR
Name the Bollywood film actress who has been named the PETA Person of the Year 2022? Sonakshi Sinha
Who is the new Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh? Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu
Name the Indian batsman who has broken the record of Chris Gayle for fastest double century in ODI, by scoring a double century in 131 balls against Bangladesh? Ishan Kishan


Who has been appointed as the prime minister of Israel? Benjamin Netanyahu
Who has been elected as the new Prime Minister of Fiji? Sitiveni Rabuka
Who has been elected as the Prime Minister of Nepal? Pushpa Kamal Dahal “Prachand”
Which country has become the first in the world to manufacture fossil-free steel which is also known as green steel? Sweden
At which venue FIFA World Cup 2022 was held? Qatar
How many teams participated at the FIFA World Cup 2022? 32
Which team won the FIFA World Cup 2022 by defeating France in the final? Argentina
How many times Argentina has won the Football World Cup? 3 (1978, 1986 and 2022)
Who has been awarded the Golden Ball Award in FIFA World Cup 2022? Lionel Messi (Argentina)
Who has been awarded the Golden Boot Award in FIFA World Cup 2022? Kylian Mbappe (France)
Who has been awarded the Golden Glove Award in FIFA World Cup 2022? Emi Martinez (Argentina)
Who has been awarded the Young Player of the Tournament Award in FIFA World Cup 2022? Enzo Fernandez
Leo Varadkar, an Indian-origin leader has been elected as the Prime Minister of which country? Ireland
On which day, International Migrants Day was observed? 18 December
On which day, UNICEF day was observed? 11 December
Who topped the Forbes 2022 list of the world’s 100 most powerful women? Ursula von der Leyen
Which word has won the Oxford Word of the Year for 2022? For the first time in history, Oxford Dictionaries allowed the public to vote on its 2022 word of the year. Goblin mode
Who has been titled the Person of the Year 2022 by Time Magazine? Volodymyr Zelensky
What is the name of Peru’s first female president? Dina Boluarte
On which day, World Computer Literacy Day was observed? 2 December
On which day, World AIDS Day was observed? 1 December
According to the New FIFA Ranking which football team is placed at the top? Brazil
Name the American born Swedish pole vaulter who has been named the 2022 World Athlete of the Year (Male)? Armand Duplantis
Name the American hurdler and sprinter who has been named the 2022 World Athlete of the Year (Female)? McLaughlin-Levrone
At which place, the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, organized an opening ceremony for the International Year of Millets – 2023 (IYM2023)? Rome, Italy
Name the French author who passed away on 04 December 2022? He was well-known for books like Freedom at Midnight, City of Joy and The Fifth Horseman. Dominique Lapierre