|C.||Saudi Arabia||D.||United Arab Emirates|
Explanation:The United Arab Emirates has begun collecting new “sin” taxes on tobacco products, energy drinks and soft drinks. Beginning October 1, tobacco and energy drinks will be taxed at 100 per cent and soft drinks at 50 per cent. All six members of the Gulf Cooperation Council have agreed to begin collecting so-called VAT taxes, though others may begin later than January. The GCC includes Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the UAE.
|A.||$435.8 billion||B.||$485.8 billion|
|C.||$445.8 billion||D.||$495.8 billion|
Explanation:According to data from the Reserve Bank of India, India’s overseas debt rose marginally in the June quarter, but the corporates’ financial engineering led to an 8 percent in short term debt rise, while the long term debt fall 0.1 percent. India’s external debt amounted to $485.8 billion during the quarter ended June’17, up 1.3 per cent over the same period a year ago.
|A.||Max Verstappen||B.||Sebastian Vettle|
|C.||Lewis Hamilton||D.||Karl Marx|
Explanation:Max Verstappen has won the F1’s Malaysian Grand Prix after beating Lewis Hamilton.
|A.||UEFA Champions League|
|B.||FIFA Club World Cup|
|C.||CONCACAF Gold Cup|
|D.||CONMEBOL Copa América|
Explanation:The U-17 World Cup will set a record of sorts as it will see for the first time a female assistant referee in a FIFA men’s competition this time. FIFA, the world governing body of football, said it’s time for elite female support referees to be involved in a men’s competition. Seven female assistant referees from across the world, one from each continent, have been chosen by FIFA along with 70 male referees to officiate the 52 matches in the FIFA U-17 World Cup to be played in six Indian cities from October 6-28.
Explanation:FIFA has launched the official ball for Under-17 football World Cup and it will be called Krasava, a word generally used by Russian sports fans to describe a striking performance and it is the ultimate praise for a team when they play with creativity and flair.