Current Affairs Quiz – October 22 2018

Current Affairs Quiz – October 22 2018

1. World’s longest sea-crossing bridge spanning 55km opens in ________.
a) India
b) Japan
c) USA
d) China

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Answer d) China. Chinese President Xi Jinping has officially opened the world’s longest sea-crossing bridge, nine years after its construction first began.

2. According to study, which Indian language is the fastest growing language in US?
a) Tamil
b) Telugu
c) Hindi
d) Kannada

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Answer b) Telugu. Telugu is the fastest growing language in the US, a study by US-based Centre for Immigration Studies claimed.

3. Who is the current president of Cameroon?
a) Paul Biya
b) Ahmadou Ahidjo
c) Marafa Hamidou Yaya
d) Monaya Ding

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Answer a) Paul Biya. Cameroon’s 85-year-old Paul Biya has won the presidential elections for the seventh time after securing 71.3% of the vote, the Constitutional Council said.

4. Which is the only Indian company to find a spot among the top 25 companies in Forbes’ global 2,000 best employers list?
a) Reliance
b) L&T
c) Infosys
d) Kotak Mahindra Bank

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Answer b) L&T. Construction major Larsen & Toubro (L&T) is the only Indian company to find a spot among the top 25 companies in Forbes’ global 2,000 best employers list.

5. EPFO in this “F” represents_______.
a) Fund
b) Function
c) Flow
d) First

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Answer a) Fund. A parliamentary panel will examine the functioning of retirement fund body Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), its coverage and recovery of arrears.

6. State Bank of India launches Wealth Hub in_________.
a) Mangalore
b) Chennai
c) Haridwar
d) Kerala

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Answer a) Mangalore. The nation’s largest bank, State Bank of India launched its wealth business services by opening “SBI Wealth Hub” at the Lalbagh branch here. The wealth hub was inaugurated by SBI Chairman Rajnish Kumar.

7. India’s longest river bridge to be built in_______.
a) Kolkata
b) Madhya Pradesh
c) Assam
d) Maharastra

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Answer c) Assam. India’s longest river bridge will be built across the Brahmaputra, connecting Dhubri in Assam To Phulbari in Meghalaya, by 2026-27.

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