October 2022 - Weekly Current Affairs Questions and Answers (3 oct - 9 Oct)

October 2022 - Weekly Current Affairs Questions and Answers (3 oct - 9 Oct)
10-October 2022

When it comes to preparing current affairs for defence exams, defence itself becomes one of the most important sectors in the syllabus and awareness of defence affairs counts when you take written exams as well as interviews. Therefore DefenceGuru has rooted out a weekly list of important events which will help you learn about important events without reading unnecessary news. Read the full article below to know the important current affairs from 3rd October to 9th October 2022. Current affairs is generally a very vast topic and so the most difficult task at hand is to root out the ones which are important from exam point of view, we have already rooted out some important current affairs for you here in this article so that you don’t waste your time listing out from various sources. Here are all the important current affairs from this week:

  1. Airforce Anniversary

The 90th anniversary of the Indian Air Force (IAF) was celebrated on October 8, 2022. the celebration of the Indian Air Force Day was organized outside Delhi for the first time. It was held at Chandigarh with an hour-long air display of 80 aircraft over the Sukhna Lake. Also new combat uniform of Indian Air Force unveiled at the Air Force Day parade.

  1. Prachanda

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh formally inducted the indigenously developed Light Combat Helicopter (LCH) called ‘Prachanda’. The induction of LCH not only adds to the combat capability of the Indian Air Force but is also a great leap towards the goal of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’.

  1. Young authors

Yuva 2.0 scheme was launched by Prime Minister Modi. It adheres to mentoring young authors. The scheme aims to promote reading, writing, and the book culture in the country. This scheme tunes with PM Modi’s vision to encourage the youth to understand and appreciate India’s democracy.

  1. The United States

A partnership agreement has been struck between USA and the Pacific Island Nations. The US and more than a dozen Pacific Island Nations vowed to strengthen their partnership in the declaration.

  1. Pankaj Tripathi

Actor Pankaj Tripathi, widely known for his work in Sacred Games, Mimi, Mirzapur, and Newton, becomes the National Icon of the Election Commission of India. He was chosen due to his association with the Election Commission in creating awareness amongst young voters.

  1.  Svante Paabo

Svante Paabo won the Nobel Prize 2022 in Physiology or Medicine for his achievements in concerning the genomes of extinct hominins and human evolution. He has a specialization in the field of evolutionary genetics.

  1. Gujarat University

President Draupadi Murmu launched ‘herSTART’- a start-up platform of Gujarat University’s Start-up and Entrepreneurship Council’s flagship programs for women entrepreneurs. It provides a great platform to women entrepreneurs who have innovative business ideas, prototypes, or existing business ventures.

  1.  Nicole Mann

Nicole Mann became the first Native American woman in space. Nicole Mann is one of the four astronauts who blasted off from Florida at midday bound for the International Space Station (ISS). Nicole Mann is a veteran combat pilot who has made spaceflight history not just as the first indigenous woman in orbit but also as the first woman to command a Crew Dragon Capsule.

  1. Annie Ernaux

The French author Annie Ernaux has been awarded the Noble Prize 2022 in Literature. She has been honored for the courage and clinical acuity through which she uncovers the roots, estrangements, and collective restraints of personal memory. Annie Ernaux started her literary career in 1974, with an autobiographical novel, Les Armories.

  1. Angela Merkel

The former Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel has won the 2022 UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award. She has been awarded the UN refugee agency prize for ‘political courage’ and decisive action taken during her tenure to safeguard people forced to flee. Besides Angela Merkel, four other organizations and individuals will also be awarded the UNHCR Nansen Refugee Award worldwide.


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