AFCAT (1) 2022 Exam Memory Based Question Paper with Answer Key (PDF Download): GA/GK/Current Affairs/English/ Reasoning Section

AFCAT (1) 2022 Exam Memory Based Question Paper with Answer Key (PDF Download): Check memory based Current Affairs, GA/GK, English & Reasoning questions asked in AFCAT (1) 2022 Exam which is being held in online mode from 12th to 14th February 2022.

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AFCAT (1) 2022 Exam Memory Based Question Paper with Answer Key (PDF Download)
AFCAT (1) 2022 Exam Memory Based Question Paper with Answer Key (PDF Download)

AFCAT (1) 2022 Exam Memory Based Question Paper with Answer Key (PDF Download): AFCAT (1) 2022 Exam is being conducted by Indian Air Force from 12th to 14th February 2022. In this article we are going to share the important Memory Based General Awareness & Current Affairs Questions as per the feedback shared by the candidates who have appeared for AFCAT (1) 2022 Exam. Candidates are advised to definitely cover these questions for scoring high marks in the Exam. 

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AFCAT (1) 2022 Exam Memory Based Question Paper (12th February): General Awareness/ GK/ Current Affairs/ English/ Reasoning Questions with answers

1. Who is the author of “Wings of Fire”?

Answer: Wings of Fire: An Autobiography of APJ Abdul Kalam (1999), former President of India. It was written by Dr. Abdul Kalam and Arun Tiwari.

2. Which Country will host 2023 Cricket World Cup?

Answer: India - The 2023 ICC Men's Cricket World Cup will be the 13th edition of the men's Cricket World Cup, scheduled to be hosted by India during October and November 2023.

3. Which armed forces have recruited women below officer rank?

Answer: The Army becomes the only arm of the Indian armed forces to recruit women personnel below the rank of officer. The Air Force and the Navy do not have women in ranks below officer level.

4. Which Veda Deals with magical hymn or charms of spell?

Answer: The Atharva Veda became more story-like due to its extreme surreal contents which includes charms and magic incantations written in the style of folklore.

5. Who started the Paper “Young India”?

Answer: Young India was a weekly paper or journal in English started by Mahatma Gandhi.

6. Antonym of Exonerate?

Answer: engage, hold, damn, convict, burden, bind, obligate, hire, employ, limit, punish, keep, sentence, inculpate, blame, compel, incriminate, accuse, condemn

7. 2nd Five Year Plan was based on which model?

Answer: Mahalanobis model - The Second Plan focused on the development of the public sector and "rapid Industrialisation". The plan followed the Mahalanobis model, an economic development model developed by the Indian statistician Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in 1953.

8. Mecca of Indian Football:

Answer: Kolkata, the Mecca of Indian Football, has been now officially confirmed as the home of the Durand Cup, the oldest club football tournament in Asia, for the next five editions.

9. Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex is located in:

Answer: Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex is a military missile research center in Hyderabad, India.

10. Capital of Kazakhstan:

Answer: Nur-Sultan, originally known as Akmolinsk, Tselinograd, and most recently Astana, is the capital city of Kazakhstan

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11. Kalahari Desert is located in which continent?

Answer: Kalahari Desert, large basinlike plain of the interior plateau of Southern Africa. It occupies almost all of Botswana, the eastern third of Namibia, and the northernmost part of Northern Cape province in South Africa.

12. Overproduction of WBC:

Answer: Leukemia is the result of the rapid overproduction of abnormal white blood cells

13. Daughter of Iltutmish:

Answer: Razia Sultana

14. String of Pearls:

Answer: String of Pearls' refers to a geopolitical theory to the network of Chinese intentions in India Ocean Region (IOR).

15. World’s only floating Wildlife Sanctuary is located in which State?

Answer: The Keibul Lamjao National Park is a national park in the Bishnupur district of the state of Manipur in India. It is 40 km2 (15.4 sq mi) in area, the only floating park in the world, located in North East India, and an integral part of Loktak Lake.

16. Nobel Peace Prize in 2021 awarded to:

Answer: Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov

17. Golden Grand Slam Given to:

Answer: If an athlete claims victory in all four Grand Slams, otherwise known as tennis's majors — the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open — and also wins gold at the Olympic Games or Paralympic Games in the same year, all in the same event, that person achieves a Golden Slam, or a Golden Grand Slam. Steffi Graf, Rafael Nadal, Andre Agassi, Serena Williams

18. Din-i-Ilahi written by:

Answer: Dīn-i Ilāhī, (Persian: “Divine Faith”), an elite eclectic religious movement, which never numbered more than 19 adherents, formulated by the Mughal emperor Akbar in the late 16th century ad

19. The Rock is the ring name of which actor?

Answer: Dwayne Douglas Johnson, also known by his ring name The Rock, is an American actor, businessman, and former professional wrestler.

20. Minimum Age of Governor

Answer: A person to be eligible for appointment as Governor should be citizen of India and has completed age of 35 years (Article 157).

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21. Who was the lead actress in Saina Nehwal biopic?

Answer: Parineeti Chopra

22. Governor General during 1857 Revolt:

Answer: Charles John Canning, Earl Canning, also called (1837–59) Viscount Canning of Kilbrahan, (born December 14, 1812, London, England—died June 17, 1862, London), statesman and governor-general of India during the Indian Mutiny of 1857.

23. Dekhni Dance Form belongs to which state?

Answer: Goa

24. Question related to lord William bentick:

Answer: DescriptionLieutenant General Lord William Henry Cavendish-Bentinck GCB GCH PC, known as Lord William Bentinck, was a British soldier and statesman. He served as Governor-General of India from 1828 to 1835

25. Split of Congress in which session

Answer: The Surat Split was the splitting of the Indian National Congress into two groups - the Moderates and Radicals - at the Surat session in 1907.

26. When was the first FIFA World Cup Inaugurated?

Answer: The 1930 FIFA World Cup was the inaugural FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams. It took place in Uruguay from 13 to 30 July 1930.

27. Which country is called the Land of Morning Calm?

Answer: South Korea is called the “Land of the Morning Calm”.

28. Which material is known as the Black Lead?

Answer: graphite, also called plumbago or black lead

29. Which ruler built Red Fort in Delhi?

Answer: The Red Fort Complex was built as the palace fort of Shahjahanabad – the new capital of the fifth Mughal Emperor of India, Shah Jahan.

30. Which is the largest river island in India?

Answer: Majuli - With a total area of 352 square kilometres (136 square miles), “Majuli” is the world's largest river island and it attracts tourists from all over the world. It is an island in the Brahmaputra River, Assam and in 2016 it became the first island to be made a district in India.

31. First Manmade fiber:

Answer: One of the first man-made fibers, rayon was first developed as an artificial silk in 1855. The fabric wasn't used for clothing until the early 1900s, when it was patented under the name “viscose." Nylon was developed much later, in the late 1930s, when it was manufactured for toothbrush bristles.

32. Assertion Questions for Reasoning Section

AFCAT (1) 2022 Exam Memory Based Question Paper (13th February): General Awareness/ GK/ Current Affairs/ English/ Reasoning Questions with answers

  1. Synonym of OBLITERATE - Destroy / Eradicate
  2. Synonym of Conjecture - Guess / Speculate
  3. Idiom - THROW A SPANNER - to do something that prevents a plan, To Hinder.
  4. SET STORE BY - to have regard or esteem for
  5. Antonym: Daunt - Embolden (Encourage)
  6. Antonym: Discourage - Encourage
  7. One word substitution: Something which cannot be removed - Indelible
  8. Fill in the blanks:
    Ram _________his appearance. ANSWER- PUT IN (To be present for a short time)
    Options- put on, put up, put in, put above
  9. The lawyers got into a heated argument so the judge was ______ ?
    Answer- Up in Arms (To be very angry)
  10. Idiom - Kick the bucket - To die.
  11. Loor Dance - Haryana
  12. Magna Carta of Education - Wood’s Dispatch 1854
  13. First Newspaper - Bengal Gazzette
  14. Global 500 Award given for? Environment
  15. Battle of Belonging of Shashi Tharoor is for - Patriotism
  16. Padma Bhushan given to - Sundar Pichai and Satya Nadella (Parag Agarwal was also given in Option) Statement Based. 1&2
  17. Which are not F1 Racing Players?
  18. Central Vista Project Architecture? Bimal Patel
  19. First Eart Summit held at? Rio de Janairo
  20. IAF Aerobic Team name? SuryaKiran + Sarang
  21. IAF First chief? Air Marshal Subroto Mukerjee
  22. India Largest producer of? Mica
  23. Which is more elastic than Rubber? Steel
  24. Match the following: Rafale - France ; Chinook - USA ; s400- Russia
  25. Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsava which Metro celebrating? Delhi Metro
  26. Passport Seva Kendra set up at? Post-Offices Post Office Passport Seva Kendra (POPSK)
  27. International date line longitude - 180 degree
  28. AI Research SuperCluster(AIRSC) by - Meta Company
  29. The study of cells- Cytology
  30. First Time e-voting in which state? Kerala
  31. Who is Chairman of DRDO - Defense Secretary
  32. QUAD Countries name - Aus, India and USA and - Japan
  33. Kieron Pollard hit sixes in a T-20 International against which team? Sri Lanka
  34. Lucknow IPL Team name - Super Giants
  35. Which compound is used in perfume for fragnance - aroma compound - vanillin or coumarin
  36. Brood : hen :: litter:? Ans. kittens
  37. Odd one out : options are unscrambled as1. Cheese 2. Yoghurt 3. Curd 4. Nuts Ans: Nuts
  38. Venn diagram between India, Bihar and Ranchi Ans: Bihar and Ranchi both are in India
  39. If circle shows golfer, square shows teacher, triangle shows newspaper and rectangle shows doctor, then find the number of person whos is golfer and read the newspaper but not a doctor or teacher. Ans:- 24
  40. Odd one out 1. N148 2, K1122 3. P1632 4. D48 Ans:-N148 (logic: letter, letter position and 2 times)
  41. Venn diagram between seed, leaf and roots Ans:- all are differents parts of a plant
  42. Find missing number










Ans. 20
(10*10 + 5 =105)
20*20 + 20 = 420
30*30+15 = 915

43. Sunday monday Wednesday Saturday odd one out
Ans:- wednesday

AFCAT (1) 2022 Exam Memory Based Question Paper (14th February): General Awareness/ GK/ Current Affairs/ English/ Reasoning Questions with answers

Q.1 NCC Motto?  Unity and Discipline

Q.2 Pencil Lead? Graphite

Q.3 Who is the author of the Book Stargazing? Ravi Shastri

Q.4 Who has won the ICC Women Cricketer award? Smriti Mandhana

Q.5 Which pigment gives the black colour to our Hair? Melanin

Q.6 First Nuclear Test Name? Smiling Buddha (Pokhran – 1)

Q.7 Which sport does Sakshi Malik belongs to? Wrestling
Q.8 Who received the Padma Vibhushan award in 2021? Shino Abe

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    AFCAT (1) 2022 Exam was conducted in online mode in the Objective type MCQ format for 2 hours having 100 questions of 3 marks each.
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