Current Affairs Quiz – October 23 2018

Current Affairs Quiz – October 23 2018

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

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

2. Who has been conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize for 2018?
a) Lional Messi
b) Virat Kohli
c) Brain Lara
d) PM Modi

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Answer d) PM Modi. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been conferred with the Seoul Peace Prize for 2018 for his contribution to international cooperation and fostering global economic growth.

3. Who won US Grand Prix?
a) Sebastian Vettel
b) Lewis Hamilton
c) Valtteri Bottas
d) Kimi Raikkonen

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Answer d) Kimi Raikkonen. Kimi Raikkonen claimed his first Formula 1 win in five years in the United States Grand Prix. Hamilton finished third in his Mercedes behind Raikkonen and Red Bull’s Max Verstappen.

4. Khushi app has been launched by___________.
a) PNB Metlife
b) HDFC
c) IDBI
d) Canara Bank

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Answer a) PNB Metlife. PNB Metlife, a Life insurer, unveiled an app named ‘Khushi’. The app is an Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered customer service.

5. Tea Board of India headquarters is located in___________.
a) Assam
b) Tamilnadu
c) Kolkata
d) Arunachal Pradesh

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Answer c) Kolkata. Tea Board of India is planning to launch an app aimed at guiding small growers, whose share in total tea production is increasing. The proposed name of the app is Chai Sahay (tea help).

6. Which Indian film has been selected at 2018 Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival?
a) Padmaavat
b) Bajirao Mastani
c) Jodha Akbar
d) All the above

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Answer a) Padmaavat. Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s magnum opus “Padmaavat” has been officially selected for Taipei Golden Horse Film Festival this year. Actors Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh featured in the movie, which was 2018’s first blockbuster.

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