Correct Answer : Option (D) :   World Bank

Explanation : World Bank (WB) in its report, "South Asia Economic Focus, Fall 2019 : Making (De)centralization Work", has lowered India's growth forecast to 6% for 2019 for the second consecutive year ,after a wide decline in the initial quarters.

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Brazil

Explanation : On October 13, 2019, Prahlad Singh Patel , the Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent charge) has participated in BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Culture Ministers' meeting 2019 held in Curitiba, Brazil.

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   ICICI

Explanation : Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India launched a new Fixed deposit scheme called "FD health" which provides investors a complimentary critical illness cover on 33 critical illnesses for the customers who are in the age bracket of 18-50 years.

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   US$ 437.83

Explanation : India's foreign exchange reserves reached to US$ 4.24 billion to US$ 437.83 billion in the week ended October 4.

Correct Answer : Option (D) :   China

Explanation : India will offer e-Tourist visa of 5-year validity to Chinese tourists with multiple entries from October 2019.

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Om Birla

Explanation : Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla to lead Indian delegation at the Assembly of the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) in Belgrade, Serbia from Oct 13 to Oct 17

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Ministry of Rural Development

Explanation : The Ministry of Rural Development is organizing SARAS Aajeevika Mela at India Gate Lawns from 10-23 October 2019.

Correct Answer : Option (A) :   Mental Health Promotion and Suicide Prevention

Explanation : World Mental Health Day celebrates awareness for the global community in an empathetic way, with a unifying voice. World mental health day theme for 2019 is suicide prevention.

Correct Answer : Option (B) :   Varanasi

Explanation : The 38th India Carpet Expo is being held in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. The expo is organized by the Carpet Export Promotion Council (CEPC). It aims to promote the cultural heritage and weaving skills of Indian hand-made carpets and other floor coverings for the visiting overseas carpet buyers.

Correct Answer : Option (C) :   Sprint

Explanation : Nirmala Sheoran (born 15 July 1995) is an Indian sprinter who specializes in the 400 metres event. She has been banned for 4 years for doping and stripped of two titles from the 2017 Asian Championships.