Current Affairs Quiz – October 25 & 26 2018

Current Affairs Quiz – October 25 & 26 2018

1. Who is the current President of Ethiopia?
a) Abbas Gullet
b) Yusuf Hassan Abdi
c) Atul Khare
d) Sahle-Work Zewde

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Answer d) Sahle-Work Zewde. The Ethiopian parliament elected 68-year-old Sahle-Work Zewde as the country’s first female President.

2. Who is the 1st female Indian wrestler in 6 yrs to win WC medal?
a) Pooja Dhanda
b) Aksara Premkumar
c) Parvathy Nair
d) Aakasha Dhanda

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Answer a) Pooja Dhanda. India’s 24-year-old Pooja Dhanda became the first Indian female wrestler in six years to win a medal at the Wrestling World Championships.

3. Government to set up National Sports Stadium for differently-abled in ___________.
a) Sikkim
b) Meghalaya
c) Nagaland
d) Arunachal Padesh

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Answer b) Meghalaya. The Union Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment, Thaawarchand Gehlot announced that a stadium of international standard for differently-abled persons will be set up in Meghalaya.

4. IDFC headquarters is situated in________.
a) New Delhi
b) Mumbai
c) Bangalore
d) Kolkata

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Answer b) Mumbai. IDFC Bank has proposed to change its name to ‘IDFC First Bank Ltd’ in the wake of its amalgamation with the non-banking financial company Capital First. The decision was taken during the meeting of the Board of Directors of IDFC Bank.

5. Who has been appointed as the MD and CEO of paytm payments bank?
a) Nitheesh Gupta
b) Vinoth Kannan M
c) Sathish K gupta
d) Rishi Amar

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Answer c) Sathish K gupta. Paytm Payments Bank has appointed veteran banker Satish Kumar Gupta as its new Managing Director and CEO. The post was lying vacant after Renu Satti stepped down in July 2018.

6. Tata Motors’ Jaguar opens $1.6 billion plant in _______.
a) Poland
b) Sweden
c) Slovakia
d) Slovenia

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Answer c) Slovakia. Tata Motors-owned British luxury carmaker Jaguar Land Rover on Thursday officially launched its new $1.6 billion manufacturing plant in Nitra, Slovakia.

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