Current Affairs Quiz 5th October 2018

  • 1. How many millions did India and ADB sign Loan Agreement To Support India’s First Global Skills Park?
   A.) 380 millions
   B.) 150 millions 
   C.) 280 millions
   D.) 450 millions

Answer: Option 'B'

India and ADB sign 150 millions Loan Agreement To Support India’s First Global Skills Park.

  • 2. Who is liable to pay tax excise duty?
   A.) Consumer
   B.) Manufacturer
   C.) Retailer
   D.) Manufacturer and Retailer

Answer: Option 'B'

The liability to pay tax excise duty is always on the manufacturer or producer of goods.

  • 3. Who is appointed as the new CEO of ICICI Bank?
   A.) Vishakha Mulye
   B.) Chanda Kochhar
   C.) Sandeep Bakhshi
   D.) B.N.Srikrishna

Answer: Option 'C'

The bank has named Sandeep Bakhshi as the new MD & CEO and handed him a five-year term till October 3, 2023. The appointment is subject to regulatory approvals.

  • 4. What is the suspected reason for the death of lions in Gujarat?
   A.) Possible cause of Food Poisoning
   B.) A mutation in virus
   C.) Poison gas leakage
   D.) Hard hit by climate change

Answer: Option 'B'

​A mutation in virus

  • 5. Which country ranked 28th among 73 countries in govt e-payment adoption according to 2018 Visa Survey?
   A.) Pakistan 
   B.) India
   C.) Indonesia
   D.) Saudi Arabia

Answer: Option 'B'

India ranked 28th among 73 countries in govt e-payment adoption according to 2018 Visa Survey.

  • 6. When was the last lion census taken in India?
   A.) 2017
   B.) 2013
   C.) 2015
   D.) 2011

Answer: Option 'C'

In May 2015, the 14th Asiatic Lion Census was conducted over an area of about 20,000 km2 (7,700 sq mi); the lion population was estimated at 523 individuals, comprising 109 adult males, 201 adult females and 213 cubs.

  • 7. Where is the headquarters of World Health organisation (WHO)?
   A.) Islamabad
   B.) Singapore
   C.) New York
   D.) Geneva 

Answer: Option 'D'

Geneva is the headquarters of World Health organisation (WHO).