Saturday, October 6, 2018

Current Affairs 1st week October 2018

Q: Legendary lady of Kapoor clan, Krishna Raj Kapoor, passed away earlier this week due to a cardiac arrest. Which one of these is not her son?
A: Shammi Kapoor

Q: United Nations' first goodwill ambassador for survivors of human trafficking won the Nobel Peace Prize award this year. Who is she?
A: Nadia Murad

Trivia: First Iraqi to win a Nobel Peace Prize award, Nadia Murad, was tortured and raped by Islamic State militants until she escaped from Mosul in 2014. She went on to become the face of a campaign to free the Yazidi people. Murad was named the UN's first goodwill ambassador for survivors of human trafficking in 2016.

Q: At 18 years 329 days, Prithvi Shaw became the second youngest Indian to score his maiden Test century. Who holds the record for being India's youngest Test centurion?
A: Sachin Tendulkar scored his first century (119*) against England at Old Trafford at an age of 17 years and 112 days.

Q: Which defense deal was signed between India and Russia during President Vladimir Putin’s visit?
A: S-400 missile
Trivia: India and Russia signed the $5 billion S-400 air defense system deal on Friday, 5 October after wide-ranging talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Q: What is the most prominent update on the new Ford Figo Aspire?
A: Engine

Trivia: Ford India has launched the 2018 Ford Aspire compact sedan. This car gets minor cosmetic updates and an all-new petrol engine. Prices for the new Ford Aspire range between Rs 5.55 lakh and Rs 8.49 lakh.

Q: Who was elected as the Managing Director and Vice-Chairman of IL&FS in the newly constituted government-appointed board?
A: Vineet Nayyar

Trivia: The newly-constructed government board has appointed Vineet Nayyar as the vice-chairman and MD of the IL&FS in its first meeting on 4 October.

Q: Newly appointed IMF’s chief economist Gita Gopinath will resign as the economic adviser to the chief minister of which Indian state?
A: Kerala

Q: Who did Lionel Messi gift the special Barcelona jersey, 'Didi No. 10'?
A: West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee

Q: Who is the Director of SRK starrer 'Zero'?
A: Anand L Rai

Q: Who became the first Woman chief economist at IMF (International Monetary Fund)?
A: Gita Gopinath

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