B. Floyd Mayweather
C. Serena Williams
D. Canelo Alvarez
Explanation: Professional Boxer Canelo Alvarez has signed the largest contract in the history of sports, agreeing a five-year, 11-fight deal worth at least $365 million with streaming service DAZN. Under the deal, Alvarez will participate in 11 fights, starting December 15, 2018. The previous richest contract was the 13-year, $325-million deal signed by New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton in 2014.
Explanation: World Economic Forum released the Global Competitiveness Report 2018.The index covers 140 nations and it measures national competitiveness. The United States ranked number one again with a score of 85.6. Pakistan rank 107 points 51.1
Explanation: UK-based charity 'Oxfam International's report named 'Commitment to Reducing Inequality (CRI) Index was released in which India ranked 147th among 157 countries analysed and was labeled as "a very worrying situation" with respect to the rising inequality in the country. Out of 157 countries measured, Denmark topped the list based on its high and progressive taxation, high social spending and good protection of workers. Ranking at 11th, Japan became the topper among the Asian countries. Among the BRICS nations, China was ranked 81st on the list, Brazil 39th and Russia 50th.
Explanation: China is to sell 48 high-end armed drones to Pakistan. This will be the largest deal of its kind. The cost of the major defence deal hasn't been revealed yet. Wing Loong II is a high-end reconnaissance, strike and multi-role endurance unmanned aerial system, capable of being fitted with air-to-surface weapons. This type of drone is roughly equivalent to the American MQ-9 Reaper drone. The drones will also be jointly manufactured by China and Pakistan. Last year, China reportedly sold to countries like the UAE and Egypt the Wing Loong II at an estimated $1 million per unit. Till now China is the largest weapon supplier to its all-weather ally Pakistan Army. Both countries also jointly manufacture JF-Thunder a single engine multi-role combat aircraft.
Explanation: Japan's passport has been named the most powerful in the world, overtaking Singapore, according to the Henley Passport Index 2018. Japan has recently gained visa-free access to Myanmar, Japanese citizens now have visa-free or visa-on-arrival access to 190 destinations around the world. Pakistan Ranked 104th in 2018 with 33 destinations visa-free access.
Explanation: Pakistan has successfully test-fired Ghauri ballistic missile capable of carrying both conventional and nuclear warheads up to a distance of 1,300 kilometres. The launch was conducted by Army Strategic Forces Command and was aimed at testing the operational and technical readiness. In April, Pakistan successfully test-fired an enhanced version of the indigenously-built Babur cruise missile that can deliver conventional and non-conventional weapons with a range of 700 kilometres.
B. Rohit Sharma
C. Mahendra Singh Dhoni
D. R Ashwin
Explanation: ndia cricket captain Virat Kohli became the fastest batsman after Donald Bradman to reach 24 Test centuries, on the second day of the first Test match against the West Indies, in Rajkot, Gujarat. Virat Kohli reached his 24th century in his 123rd innings. He has also surpassed Australia's Steve Smith and has become second person in the list of centurions among active players, behind South Africa's Hashim Amla
D. Economic Science
Explanation: The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences has decided to award the Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 2018 to William D. Nordhaus "for integrating climate change into long-run macroeconomic analysis" and Paul M. Romer "for integrating technological innovations into long-run macroeconomic analysis".
B. Mike Krieger
C. Daniel Springer
D. Adam Mosseri
Explanation: Adam Mosseri has been named the CEO (Chief Executive Officer) of Facebook owned Instagram. Adam Mosseri replaces Kevin Systrom who resigned recently. Adam Mosseri was previously the Vice President of Product at Instagram. He had joined Facebook in 2008. Instagram was founded in 2010 by Kevin Systrom and Mike Krieger. It was sold to Facebook for $1 billion in 2012.
Malala Yousafzai and Edward Snowden
B. Kim Jong-Un & Moon Jae-In
C. Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad
D. John McCain and Emmanuel Macron
Explanation: The Norwegian Nobel Committee has decided to award the 2018 Nobel Peace Prize to Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad "for their efforts to end the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war and armed conflict". Denis Mukwege is the helper who has devoted his life to defending the victims. Nadia Murad is the witness who tells of the abuses perpetrated against herself and others.