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July 2022 Current Affairs presents you latest current affairs news of July 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 July 2022 are given below. Hope you like it.


The Government of India has set up a Rashtriya Khanij Puraskar, a nationwide award to promote which activity in the country? Mining
Youngsters above which age are now allowed by the Election Commission of India (ECI) to apply in advance for having their names enrolled in the voters list? 17 years
What is the name of India's first Indigenous Aircraft Carrier that was delivered to the Indian Navy recently? Vikrant
Which Indian State was the highest receiver of FDI Equity Inflow during FY 2021-22 with 37.55 percent inflow, followed by Maharashtra (26.26 percent) and Delhi (13.93 percent)? Karnataka
Narendra Singh Tomar, the Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare launched the 11th Agricultural Census (2021-22) on July 28, 2022. Agriculture Census is conducted in a gap of how many years? 5 years
Who was India's Flag bearers at the opening ceremony of Birmingham Commonwealth Games 2022? PV Sindhu and Manpreet Singh
The newly designated Ramsar site - Pala wetland is located in which state? Mizoram
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has restricted which airlines operations to only 50 percent of flights for eight weeks? Spicejet
On which day Kargil Vijay Diwas was observed? 26 July
The Central Government has amended which part of the Flag Code of India 2002 to allow the Tricolour to be hoisted day and night if it is in the open and hoisted by a member of the public? Part II
Name the Olympic gold medalist and star Indian javelin thrower who has pulled out of Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham due to an injury? Neeraj Chopra
Who has become the first-ever Indian to win silver at World Athletics Championships? Neeraj Chopra
Who took oath as the 15th President of India on July 25, 2022? Droupadi Murmu
Who is the first Indian President to be born in independent India? Droupadi Murmu
Which film won the Best Feature Film award at the 68th National Film Awards? Soorarai Pottru
Who won the 68th National Film Awards for the Best Actor category? Ajay Devgan and Suriya
For which film, Ajay Devgan won the 68th National Film Awards Best Actor award? Tanhaji: The Unsung Warrior
For which film, Suriya won the 68th National Film Awards Best Actor award? Soorarai Pottru
Who won the 68th National Film Awards for the Best Actress category for the film - Soorarai Pottru? Aparna Balamurali
Who won the Best Director award at the 68th National Film Awards? Sachidanandan KR
Which State has topped Niti Aayog's India Innovation Index 2022 among major States? Telangana has been placed second and Haryana third. Karnataka
Which State has become the first in the country to connect all registered commercial vehicles equipped with Vehicle Location Tracking Device (VLTD) with Emergency Response Support System (ERSS)? Himachal Pradesh
With which country, India has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to reintroduce cheetahs in the country after nearly seven decades? Kuno National Park in Madhya Pradesh is likely to receive the first tranche of eight cheetahs by 15th August. Namibia
Name the veteran Indian shooter who created history on July 18, 2022 by winning India's first-ever ISSF World Cup gold medal in the men's skeet shooting final in Changwon, South Korea? Mairaj Ahmed Khan
How much percent GST consumers will have to pay on pre-packed, labelled food items like atta, paneer and curd? 5 per cent
Name the MD and CEO of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) who has been appointed by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) as the next Chief of National Stock Exchange (NSE)? Ashish Kumar Chauhan
Name the Navy's Kilo-class submarine which was decommissioned from service at Visakhapatnam after 35 years in service? INS Sindhudhvaj
Name the Governor of Manipur who has been given additional charge as the Governer of West Bengal following the resignation of Jagdeep Dhankhar who has been selected by the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) as its vice presidential candidate? La Ganesan
Which Indian city has been declared the first Cultural and Tourism Capital of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) for the year 2022-23? Varanasi
Who has become the third Indian cricket captain to win an ODI series in England? Rohit Sharma
In a first, a new blood group has been found in India, which is also the rarest in the world. What is the name of this unique blood group? EMM Negative
India's first Monkeypox case has been reported in which State? Kerala
Which Indian State has been named on Times List of World's Greatest Places 2022? The list includes the 50 most extraordinary and mesmerizing destinations across the world. Kerala and Ahmedabad
In which State, PM Narendra Modi recently inaugurated Deoghar airport? Jharkhand
Name the veteran singer who has been arrested in a 19-year-old human trafficking case and sentenced to two years of imprisonment by a district court in Patiala? Daler Mehndi
Name the Union Minister who has been retained as BJP's leader in the Rajya Sabha? Piyush Goyal
Name the cricketer who is now the fastest Indian bowler and joint-third fastest bowler in the world to take 150 ODI wickets along with Rashid Khan, after Australia's Mitchell Starc and Pakistan's Saqlain Mushtaq? Mohammed Shami
Which Union Minister has been given the additional charge of the Ministry of Minority Affairs? Smriti Irani
Who has resigned as Union Minister of Minority Affairs? Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Name the athlete popularly known as Payyoli Express who recently took oath as Rajya Sabha MP? PT Usha
Name the 21-year-old from Karnataka who was crowned Femina Miss India World 2022? Sini Shetty
On which day death anniversary of Swami Vivekanand was observed? 4 July
Who has become the new Chief Minister of Maharashtra? Eknath Shinde
Which district of Madhya Pradesh, popularly known as the 'Darwaza of Dakhin', became the first 'Har Ghar Jal' certified district in the country? Burhanpur
Name the renowned ghazal singer who died of a cardiac arrest at the age of 82? Bhupinder Singh
Name the former chairman of Videsh Sanchar Nigam Limited (VSNL) who passed away at the age of 82? He was fondly called "the father of Indian Internet". Brijendra Kumar Syngal
Name the Union Minister of Civil Aviation who has taken over additional charge as the Union Minister of Steel following the resignation of Shri Ramchandra Prasad Singh on completion of his Rajya Sabha term? Jyotiraditya Scindia


On which day International Tiger Day was observed? 29 July
In which country, the Asia Cup 2022 will be conducted from August 27th to September 11, 2022? UAE
On which day World Hepatitis Day was observed? 28 July
Which country will host the ICC Women's ODI Cricket World Cup 2025? India
Which country is hosting the 44th Chess Olympiad from July 28 to August 10, 2022? India
Who has been appointed as the new Prime Minister of Sri Lanka? Dinesh Gunawardena
Which country has decided to quit the International Space Station after 2024? Russia
Name the West Indies batsman who became the tenth batsman to score a century in his 100th ODI on July 24, 2022? Shai Hope
On which day International Moon Day was observed? 20 July
Which country has the most powerful passport in the world according to the Henley & Partners Passport Index of 2022? Japan
Who has been elected as the new President of Sri Lanka on July 20, 2022? Ranil Wickremesinghe
Which country will host the postponed 19th edition of Asian Games in 2023? China
Which country in West Africa has officially confirmed two cases of the deadly Marburg virus? Ghana
Which English cricketer has announced his retirement from ODI Cricket? Ben Stokes
Name the former West Indies captain and wicketkeeper-batsman who announced his retirement from international cricket on July 18, 2022? Denesh Ramdin
On which day Nelson Mandela International Day was observed? 18 July
Which city will host the World Athletics Championships 2025? Tokyo
Who won his 7th Wimbledon title and 21st Grand Slam on July 10, 2022 with a four-set win over Australian tennis player Nick Kyrgios? Novak Djokovic
What is the name of the Supermoon that was visible on July 13, 2022? Buck Moon
The European Union has given final approval to which country to join euro currency in 2023? Croatia
Name the tennis player from Kazakhastan who won the Wimbledon 2022 Women's Singles by defeating Ons Jabeur by 3-6, 6-2, 6-2? She became the first Asian woman to win the Wimbledon title. Elena Rybakina
On which day World Population Day was observed? 11 July
According to a UN report, which country is projected to surpass China as the world’s most populous country next year? India
Name the former Prime Minister of Japan who was shot dead at a campaign event on July 8, 2022? Shinzo Abe
Who has become the first captain in the history of T20 cricket to record 13 successive T20I wins? Rohit Sharma
Name the Prime Minister of United Kingdom (UK) who resigned recently? Boris Johnson
Over which region scientists have discovered a large hole in ozone gas layer which is seven times larger than the one over Antarctica? Tropics
Name the Secretary General of the OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) who passed away at the age of 63? Mohammed Barkindo
When was the Earth at Aphelion this year? Aphelion is the point in the orbit of a planet, asteroid, or comet at which it is furthest from the Sun. 4 July
Who has been appointed as the 14th Prime Minister of Israel? Yair Lapid