16th October, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 16th October, 2018

Read the following statements carefully:

1. Nimesh Shah, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of ICICI Prudential Mutual Fund, has been elected as Chairman of Association of Mutual Funds in India (AMFI).

2. Shah was elected as Chairman on October 12 and replaced A Balasubramanian who took over as AMFI Chairman in October 2016.

3. Kailash Kulkarni, CEO, L&T Mutual Fund, will continue to remain Vice-Chairman of AMFI.

Which of the above statements is/are true ?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above

Read the following statements carefully:

1. A Korean War memorial will be built in Chandigarh to commemorate India’s role in the war which ended in 1953.

2. The idea to build the memorial was proposed by the Korean War Veterans Association in India.

3. As of now, there are Korean War memorials in about 4 countries around the world which had played a significant role in the war.

Which of the above statements is/are correct ?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2 
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All of the above
3. Who has been awarded the 8th Social Entrepreneur of the Year award, 2018?
[A] Prema Gopalan
[B] Sanjiv Bajaj
[C] Vivek Chaand Sehgal
[D] Anil Agarwal
[E] Dilip Shanghvi
4. Which country has successfully launched the twin BeiDou-3 navigation satellites into space on 15 October 2018?
[A] Germany
[B] Israel
[C] Japan
[D] China
[E] Russia
5. Who has won a silver medal in men's 5000m race walk event in the ongoing Youth Olympic Games at Buenos Aires in Argentina?
[A] Saurabh Chaudhary
[B] ​Suraj Panwar
[C] Lakshya Sen
[D] Siril Verma
[E] Sourabh Verma
6. Where has 'Bharosa', a 24-hour state-of-the-art centre to support women and children who are victims of violence and in distress, been inaugurated on 16 October 2018?
[A] Chennai
[B] Hyderabad
[C] Jaipur
[D] Kolkata
[E] Ranchi
7. Who has been appointed as the new brand ambassador for Nokia phones in India on 15 October 2018?
[A] Anushka Sharma
[B] Katrina Kaif
[C] Alia Bhatt
[D] Shraddha Kapoor
[E] Priyanka Chopra
8. Who has been approved as the Managing Director and CEO of the ICICI bank for three years by ​Reserve Bank of India on 16 October 2018?
[A] Rajnish Kumar
[B] Sandeep Bakshi
[C] Usha Ananthasubramanian
[D] Ravi Venkatesan
[E] T N Manoharan
9. Which state has ensured food security to more than 8.5 crore people of the State under the ‘Khadya Sathi’ scheme?
[A] Punjab
[B] ​West Bengal
[C] Haryana
[D] Madhya Pradesh
[E] Uttar Pradesh
10. When is the World Food Day observed annually?
[A] 14 October
[B] 15 October
[C] 16 October
[D] 17 October
[E] 18 October
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