Question: Who topped the 2018 list of Forbes World’s 100 Most Powerful Women?
(a) Christine Lagard
(b) Melinda Gates
(c) Sushma Swaraj
(d) Angela Merkel
- According to fresh released list of The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women by Forbes on 4 December 2018 German Chancellor Angela Merkel is the most powerful women in the world for the eighth straight year.
- United Kingdom`s Prime Minister Theresa May is ranked second whereas Christine Lagarde) Managing Director, IMF (International Monetary Fund is spotted third.
- The list features four Indians.HCL head Roshni Nadar Malhotra is placed on 51st rank, Biocon founder Kiran Mazumdar Shaw secures 60th rank, Chairman of Hindustan Times (HT) Media Shobhana Bhartia nails 88th rank and actress Priyanka Chopra secures 94th rank. Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was bags 26th rank.
- Forbes is a biweekly American business magazine featuring articles on Investment, Finance, Politics etc. It is known for publishing lists and rankings of top companies, world`s Billionaires, most powerful men and women in the world etc.