Current Affairs 14 October 2018


Which of the following organizations has launched its new centre for the fourth industrial revolution in Maharashtra?

  • World Economic Forum
  • Reserve Bank of India
  • Asian Development Bank
  • LIC


Answer: World Economic Forum

Which ministry launched the “India for Humanity” initiative?

  • Ministry of Health
  • Ministry of Foreign affairs
  • Ministry of External Affairs
  • Ministry of Culture


Answer: Ministry of External Affairs

With which country did India sign a MoU for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors?

  • Israel
  • Uganda
  • Lebanon
  • Japan


Answer: Lebanon

Who became the highest scoring Asian test captain of all time?

  • Virat Kohli
  • Sarfraz Ahmed
  • Chen Jinfeng
  • MS Dhoni


Answer: Virat Kohli

Annapurna Devi who recently passed away was renowned _________.

  • Classical Dancer
  • Classical Music Performer
  • Actress
  • Cinematographer


Answer: Classical Music Performer

Which of the following has been termed as the World’s Most Innovative University by Reuters news agency?

  • Imperial College
  • Oxford University
  • University of Texas
  • Stanford University


Answer: Stanford University

Which state has been perceived as the most corrupt state in India according to the India Corruption Survey 2018?

  • Bihar
  • Uttar Pradesh
  • Jharkhand
  • Haryana


Answer: Uttar Pradesh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the silver jubilee celebrations of which of the following?

  • NHRC
  • SAIL
  • NTPC
  • NFL


Answer: NHRC

What was India’s rank in the World Banks Human Capital Index?

  • 105
  • 205
  • 115
  • 45


Answer: 115

Which cyclone intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm and made a landfall in areas bordering Odisha and Andhra Pradesh?

  • Titli
  • Udaan
  • Sver
  • Iqra


Answer: Titli