18th February, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 18th February, 2018
1. Which country has recently allowed women to open their own businesses without the consent of a husband or male relative?
[A] Oman
[B] Iran
[C] Saudi Arabia
[D] Pakistan
[E] Turkey
2. Who among the following has been appointed as the brand ambassador of Pakistan Cricket Board?
[A] Wasim Akram
[B] Imran Khan
[C] Shahid Afridi
[D] Shoaib Akhtar
[E] Misbah-ul-Haq
3. Which Indian city is going to host the World Congress on Information Technology?
[A] Chennai
[B] Bengaluru
[C] Pune
[D] Hyderabad
[E] Mumbai
4. PhonePe has partnered with which Oil and Gas company for adoption of indigenously-designed Point of Sale device at it's retail outlets?
[A] Indian Oil Corporation
[B] Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
[C] Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
[D] Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited
[E] Cairn India
5. By how many basis point did Axis Bank on February 19, 2018 hiked the Marginal Cost of funds based Lending rate in the 3 month to 3 year buckets?
[A] 20
[B] 10
[C] 30
[D] 15
[E] 5
6. Name the company that has decided to send postcards through US mail in an attempt to prevent foreign meddling in US elections in the future.
[A] Google
[B] Yahoo
[C] Twitter
[D] Facebook
[E] Linkedin
7. Gundu Hanumantha Rao, who passed away recently, was a renowned ________.
[A] Polo Player
[B] Classical Dancers
[C] Politician
[D] Comedian
[E] Poet
8. Which company along with global firms, is planning to invest more than ₹60,000 crore in Maharashtra for establishing an integrated digital industrial area?
[A] Larsen & Toubro
[B] Infosys
[C] Google
[D] Reliance Industries
[E] Wipro

Consider the following statements:

(1) The BJP's new headquarters is on Sardar Patel Marg and is spread over 1.70 lakh square feet.

(2) The headquarters building is bigger than the office of any political party in the world.

(3) It is fitted with the latest communication technologies and has a spacious social media office.

Which of the above statement/s is/are true regarding the new BJP headquarters?

[A] Only (1)
[B] Only (3)
[C] Both (2) and (3)
[D] Both (1) and (3)
[E] All of the above
10. ___________________ will soon be conferred an honorary D.Litt by the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology.
[A] Manmohan Singh
[B] L. K. Advani
[C] Pranab Mukherjee
[D] Sonia Gandhi
[E] Yashwant Sinha