GK & Current Affairs Quiz: October 18, 2018

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1. ICICI was formed in 1955 at the initiative of which International organisation?

[A] World Bank
[C] United Nations

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2. Who is the author of the book “Half the Night is Gone”, which is shortlisted for The Hindu Prize 2018?

[A] Meena Kandasamy.
[B] Nidhi Dugar Kundalia
[C] Amish Tripathi
[D] Amitabha Bagchi

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3. Who has been elected as new Chairman of Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI)?

[A] M S Jha
[B] Nimesh Shah
[C] Kailash Kulkarni
[D] A Balasubramanian

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4. Who has won the India’s first medal in athletics at the Youth Olympic Games 2018?

[A] Simran
[B] Lakshya Sen
[C] Suraj Panwar
[D] Tababi Devi

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5. The ancient city “Prayaga” was renamed as “Allahabad” by which Mughal emperor?

[A] Akbar
[B] Aurangzeb
[C] Humayun
[D] Shah Jahan

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6. ‘Swastha Bharat Yatra’ national campaign has been launched for which purpose?

[A] Safe Food
[B] Healthy Drink
[C] Hygienic Locality
[D] Secure Travelling

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7. “Coming together with those furthest behind to build an inclusive world of universal respect for human rights and dignity”. This was theme of which of the following days?

[A] 2018 International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
[B] 2018 International Day of Rural Women
[C] 2018 International Day of Human Rights
[D] 2018 International Day for Older Persons

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8. What is the theme of the 2018 World Food Day (WFD)?

[A] A millennium free from hunger
[B] Our Actions Are Our Future
[C] Break the Cycle of Rural Poverty
[D] Harvesting nature’s diversity

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9. Who will lead the Indian delegation at the 12th Asia Europe Meeting (ASEM) summit 2018?

[A] Sushma Swaraj
[B] Ram Nath Kovind
[C] Narendra Modi
[D] Venkaiah Naidu

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10. The festival of Fulpati has recently celebrated in which neighboring country of India?

[A] Myanmar
[B] Nepal
[C] Sri Lanka
[D] Bhutan

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