Daily Current Affairs October 10

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October 10| Daily Current Affairs 2022

Important Days – Daily Current Affairs October 10

1. World Mental Health Day is observed on?
A) October 11
B) October 13
C) October 10
D) October 14
E) October 12
Answer: C) October 10

  • Date: October 10
  • Day: World Mental Health Day
  • 1st Observed: 1992
  • Observed By: World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH)
  • Theme: Make mental health & well-being for all a global priority

World Federation for Mental Health (WFMH):

Founded: 1948
President: Nasser Loza

Sports – Daily Current Affairs October 10

2. ICC Player of the Month: Harmanpreet Kaur becomes ___ Indian woman to clinch the award?
A) 1st
B) 3rd
C) 5th
D) 2nd
E) 4th
Answer: A) 1st

  • Pakistan star batter Mohammad Rizwan and ace Indian batter and skipper Harmanpreet Kaur claimed the ICC Player of the Month award in men’s and women’s categories for the month of September.


International Cricket Council
Formed: 15/06/1909
HQ: Dubai,UAE
Members: 108 countries
Chairman: Greg Barclay

3. Max Verstappen captured_____ F1 title?
A) 1st
B) 3rd
C) 5th
D) 2nd
E) 4th
Answer: D) 2nd

  • Max Verstappen of Red Bull Racing clinched his second Formula one championship as he won a restarted Japanese GP race at Suzuka after Charles Leclerc of Ferrari was penalised for cutting the chicane on the final lap while defending from other Red Bull racers, Sergio Perez.
  • The star racer heads to United States Grand Prix and final four races of the season with a massive lead over his rivals Perez and Leclerc, with him at 366 points and Perez, Leclerc at 253 and 252 points respectively.

4. India’s First FIFA-Initiated ‘Football for All’ Initiative in which of the following state?
A) Odisha
B) Maharashtra
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Madhya Pradesh
E) Gujarat
Answer: A) Odisha

  • Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched ‘Football for All’ initiative in an effort to take the culture of playing the sport to the grassroots in the state.
  • The programme has been initiated by FIFA in partnership with the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology (KIIT) and the Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS).
  • The state government, over 43,000 footballs will be distributed to children in about 2,000 schools.
  • This is the first such programme of FIFA in India that aims at promoting football among school children.


International Federation of Association of Football
Federation international de Football Association
Founded: 21/05/1904
HQ: Zurich,Switzerland
Members: 211
President: Gianni Infantino

Obituary – Daily Current Affairs October  10

5. Mulayam Singh Yadav died, he was CM of which of the following state?
A) Himachal Pradesh
B) Maharashtra
C) Uttar Pradesh
D) Madhya Pradesh
E) Gujarat
Answer: C) Uttar Pradesh

  • Mulayam Singh Yadav dies at 82.
  • Yadav distinguished himself in Uttar Pradesh and national politics and was a key soldier for democracy during Emergency.
  • As defence minister, Yadav worked for a stronger India and his Parliamentary interventions were insightful.
  • Yadav served as defence minister and as chief minister of Uttar Pradesh thrice.
  • Born on November 22, 1939 into a farming family in Saifai near Etawah in Uttar Pradesh, Yadav spawned the state’s most prominent political clan.
  • He was elected an MLA 10 times and an MP, mostly from Mainpuri and Azamgarh, seven times.

Banking and Finance – Daily Current Affairs October 10

6. BoM raised lending rate by how manybasis point?
A) 30 bps
B) 25 bps
C) 15 bps
D) 40 bps
E) 20 bps
Answer: E) 20 bps

  • State-owned Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) raised the marginal cost of funds-based lending rates (MCLR) by 0.20 per cent or 20 basis points across tenors.
  • The revision will make loans linked to MCLR benchmark costlier.
  • The benchmark one-year MCLR will be 7.80 per cent, as against 7.60 per cent.
  • The one-year rate is used to fix most consumer loans such as auto, personal and home loans.
  • The overnight to six months tenor MCLRs are raised by 0.20 per cent each in the range of 7.30 to 7.70 per cent.
  • The hike has been effected in their benchmark rate linked to the repo rate, which was increased by half a percentage point to 5.9 per cent last month by the Reserve Bank of India.
  • Many banks led by State Bank of India (SBI) have already adjusted their lending rates after the Reserve Bank raised the benchmark interest rate to tame inflation.

Bank of Maharashtra (BoM):

Founded: 16/09/1935
HQ: Pune
MD & CEO: AS Rajeev
Tagline: One Family One Bank

7. Paytm annualized run rate of loan disbursals touchedhow many crores in Sep?
A) Rs 36000 crores
B) Rs 34000 crores
C) Rs 39000 crores
D) Rs 37000 crores
E) Rs 35000 crores
Answer: B) Rs 34000 crores

  • Digital financial services firm One97 Communications, which operates under the Paytm brand name,posted around a 17 percent increase in the annualized run rate of loan disbursals to around Rs 34,000 crore in September.
  • The company posted an annualized run rate of loan disbursals of about Rs 29,000 crore in August.
  • Our loan distribution business (in partnership with top lenders) continues to witness accelerated growth with disbursements through our platform now at an annualized run rate of Rs 34,000 crore in September.
  • During the reported month, the total number of loans disbursed by Paytm grew by over threefold to about 92 lakh in the quarter that ended September 2022, from 28.41 lakh a year ago.
  • The value of loans disbursed through Paytm grew close to six times to Rs 7,313 crore, from Rs 1,257 crore in the September 2021 quarter.
  • The company’s average monthly transaction user (MTU) for the quarter that ended September 2022, increased 39 percent to 7.97 crores on a year-on-year basis.
  • During the September 2022 quarter, the total merchant gross merchandise value (GMV), which is the total payments volume processed by the merchants, grew by 63 percent to an aggregated value of Rs 3.18 lakh crore on a year-on-year basis.


Founded: August 2010
HQ: Noida,Uttar Pradesh
CEO: Vijay Shekhar Sharma
President: Amit Nayyar

Awards – Daily Current Affairs October 10

8. Which of the following country’s economist won Nobel Prize in Economics?
A) France
B) Mexico
C) Germany
Answer: D) USA

  • Ben Bernanke, Douglas Diamond, and Philip Dybvig have won the Nobel Prize in Economics for 2022.
  • The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences awarded the ‘SverigesRiksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel‘ to three American economists for their research on banks and the financial crisis.

United States of America:

Capital: Washington DC
Currency: US Dollar (USD)
President: Joe Biden
Language: English

Science and Technology – Daily Current Affairs October 10

9. Which IITstart upwill launch world’s first giant swing backed by AI in Manali?
A) IIT Mandi
B) IIT Tirupati
C) IIT Dharwad
D) IIT Palakkad
E) IITBhilai
Answer: A) IIT Mandi

  • Tourists in Manali will be able to get adrenaline rush riding a giant swing backed by Artificial Intelligence (AI), which has been built by a start-up incubated at Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Mandi and is claimed to be the first-of-its kind in the world.
  • Founded by four childhood adventure enthusiast friends who are engineers and certified rock climbers and mountaineers, the start-up called ‘ManaliSwing’, has completed its human jump trials and is in process of filing five patents for the concept and design.
  • The team claims it has already been approached by Dubai government to launch the swing in the country and is in conversation with interested agencies in Switzerland too.

Institute of Technology (IIT), Mandi:

Established: 2009
State: Himachal Pradesh
Chairman: Prem Vrat

National Affairs – Daily Current Affairs October 10

10. Toy industry can generate 30,000 jobs in which of the following state?
A) Himachal Pradesh
B) Maharashtra
C) Tamil Nadu
D) Madhya Pradesh
E) Gujarat
Answer: C) Tamil Nadu

  • The toy industry in Tamil Nadu can easily generate nearly 30,000 jobs if it receives the required support from the state government, which would provide a thrust to the sector.
  • With minimal number of toy manufacturers in the state, Chennai and Tuticorin can be ideal destinations for the industry with port connectivity, the Tamil Nadu Toy Dealers Association President Santosh Kumar.
  • Elaborating, he said when national level toy exhibition was held in New Delhi, the Telangana government allotted 1,000 acres of land for the industry.

Tamil Nadu:

Capital: Tamil
CM: MK Stalin
Governor: RN Ravi
Language: Tamil
National Park: Guindy National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary: Nellai WLS
Ramsar Site: Chitrangudi Bird Sanctuary, Gulf of Mannar Marine Biosphere Reserve, Kanjirankulam Bird Sanctuary, Karikili Bird Sanctuary, Koonthankulam Bird Sanctuary, Pallikarnai Marsh Reserve Forest, Pichavaram Mangrove, Point Calimere Wildlife and Bird Sanctuary, SuchindramTheroor Wetland Complex, Udhayamarthandapuram Bird Sanctuary, Vadavur Bird Sanctuary, Vedanthangal Bird Sanctuary, Vellode Bird Sanctuary, Vembannur Wetland Complex
Tiger Reserve: Mudumalai
Power Station: Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant, Ennore Thermal Power Station
Dams: Aliyar Dam in Aliyar River
RRB: Tamil Nadu Grama Bank (Indian Bank)
UNESCO Site: Western Ghats,Mountain Railways, Group of Monuments at Mahabalipuram, Great Living Chola Temples

11. Himachal CM launched development projects worth how many crore in Kinnaur?
A) Rs 42 crore
B) Rs 72 crore
C) Rs 52 crore
D) Rs 30 crore
E) Rs 62 crore
Answer: E) Rs 62 crore

  • Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jairam Thakur inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of 23 development projects worth about Rs 62 crore for the Kinnaur Assembly constituency, and said that the state government is working “by staying close to the poor”.
  • The Chief Minister also presided over the ‘Pragatisheel Himachal: Sathapnake 75 Varsh’ function.
  • While addressing the largely attended public meeting at Chholtu, the Chief Minister said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched ‘Har GharTiranga Abhiyan’ on the completion of 75 years of India’s independence to express gratitude to the freedom fighters who had made sacrifices for the cause of independence.
  • This campaign was carried out comprehensively in the whole country including Himachal.
    PM Modi to inaugurate first phase of Mahakal corridor project in Madhya Pradesh on October 11.

Himachal Pradesh:

Capital: Shimla(Summer),Dharamshala(Winter)
CM: Jai Ram Thakur
Governor: Rajendra Arlekar
Language: Hindi
National Park: Khirganga National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary: Pong Dam Lake WLS
Ramsar Site: Chandertal Wetland, Pong Dam Lake, Renuka Wetland
Tiger Reserve: –
Power Station: BhakraNangal Hydro Electric Power Plant
Dams: Kishau Dam in Tons River
RRB: Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank (PNB)
UNESCO Site: Great Himalayan NP Conservation Area

12. PM Modi dedicated& laid foundation stone of projects worth over how many crore in Bharuch, Gujarat?
A) Rs 9000 crores
B) Rs 6000 crores
C) Rs 5000 crores
D) Rs 8000 crores
E) Rs 7000 crores
Answer: D) Rs 8000 crores

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated and laid the foundation stone of several developmental projects worth over Eight thousand crore rupees in Bharuch district of Gujarat.
  • Speaking on the ocassion, the prime Minister said that earlier India was at the 10th spot in terms of economy, however today our country is the 5th largest economy in the world.

13. Union Minister Anurag Thakur inaugurated Water Sports Center in which of the following state?
A) Himachal Pradesh
B) Maharashtra
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Tamil Nadu
E) Gujarat
Answer: A) Himachal Pradesh

  • Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Anurag Singh Thakur has inaugurated a Water Sports Center in KoldamBarmana, Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh.
  • The centre will be dedicated to training athletes in water sports like Rowing, Canoeing and Kayaking.
  • Addressing a gathering the Minister said, 40 players will be chosen who will take part in Rowing, Kayaking and Canoeing.
  • There are state of the art equipments and boys and girls will get hostel and training facilities.
  • The Water Sports Centre, the very first of its kind in Himachal Pradesh, has been jointly initiated by the Sports Authority of India (SAI) and National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC).
  • The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was also exchanged between SAI and NTPC during the event.

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports:

Union Minister: Anurag Thakur (Hamirpur,Himachal Pradesh)
Minister of State: NisithPramanik(Cooch Behar,West Bengal)

14. Which Ministry organized National Conference on Skilling in Non-Traditional Livelihood for Girls ‘Betiyan Bane Kushal’?
A) Health and Family Welfare Ministry
B) Tribal Affairs Ministry
C) Women and Child Development Ministry
D) Home Affairs Ministry
E) External Affairs Ministry
Answer: C) Women and Child Development Ministry

  • Women and Child Development Ministry to organize National Conference on Skilling in Non-Traditional Livelihood for Girls ‘Betiyan Bane Kushal.
  • The conference will be organized under the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao initiative on the occasion of the International Day of the Girl Child.
  • Under the Betiyan Bane Kushal initiative emphasis will be laid on convergence between ministries and departments to ensure the skill development of girls.
  • The conference will emphasize on capacity building and skill development of girls to increase their participation in the professions like science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Ministry of Women and Child Development:

Union Minister: Smriti Zubin Irani (Amethi,UP)
Minister of State: MahendraMunjapara(Surendarnagar,Gujarat)

15. PM Modi declaredModhera as India’s first 24×7 solar-powered village,it is located in which of the following state?
A) Himachal Pradesh
B) Maharashtra
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Tamil Nadu
E) Gujarat
Answer: E) Gujarat

  • PM Modi laid the foundation stone and dedicated various projects worth over Rs 3900 crore to the nation in Modhera, Gujarat.
  • During the occasion, PM also declared village Modhera as India’s first 24×7 solar-powered village.
  • Modhera, a village in the Mehsana district of Gujarat, India, is well known for the Sun Temple of the Chaulukya era.
  • The town is located on the bank of the Pushpavati river.


Capital: Gandhinagar
CM: Bhupendrabhai Patel
Governor: Acharya Dev Vrat
Language: Gujarati
National Park: Bluckbuck (Velavadar) National Park
Wildlife Sanctuary: Lala Great Indian Bustard WLS
Ramsar Site: Thol Lake Wildlife Sanctuary,Nalsarovar Bird Sanctuary, Wadhvana Wetland, Khijadia Wildlife Sanctuary
Tiger Reserve: –
Power Station: Sardar Sarovar Hydro Electric Power Plant, Mithi Virdi Nuclear Power plant, Mundra Thermal power Plant
Dams: Sipu Dam in Sipu River
RRB: Baroda Gujarat Gramin Bank (BOB), Saurashtra Gramin Bank (SBI)
UNESCO Site: ChampanerPavagadhArchaelogicalPark,Rani-ki-Vav,Historic City of Ahmadabad,Dholavira(Harappan City)

Over All Review

Important Days

  • World Mental Health Day 2022.


  • ICC Player of the Month: Harmanpreet Kaur becomes first Indian woman to clinch the award, Rizwan takes honours in men’s category.
  • Max Verstappen wins rain-hit Japanese GP, captures second F1 title.
  • Naveen Patnaik Launches India’s First FIFA-Initiated ‘Football for All’ Initiative in Odisha.


  • Mulayam Singh Yadav dies at 82.

Banking and Finance 

  • BoM raises lending rate by 20 bps; EMIs to become costlier.
  • Paytm annualized run rate of loan disbursals touches Rs 34,000 cr in Sep.


  • Nobel Prize 2022 winners in Economics.

Science and Technology

  • IIT Mandi start up to launch world’s first giant swing backed by AI in Manali.

National Affairs

  • Toy industry can generate 30,000 jobs in TN with govt support.
  • Himachal CM launches development projects worth over Rs 62 crore in Kinnaur.
  • PM Modi dedicates & lays foundation stone of projects worth over Rs. 8,000 crore in Bharuch, Gujarat.
  • Union Minister Anurag Thakur inaugurates Water Sports Center in Himachal Pradesh.
  • WCD Ministry to organize National Conference on Skilling in Non-Traditional Livelihood for Girls ‘Betiyan Bane Kushal’.
  • PM Modi declares Modhera as India’s first 24×7 solar-powered village.


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