14th August, 2018 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 14th August, 2018
1. Who has been ranked first in the 'Kotak Wealth Hurun-Leading Wealthy Women 2018 list?
[A] Roshni Nadar
[B] Indu Jain
[C] ​Smitha V. Crishna
[D] Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
[E] Savitri Jindal
2. In how many district hospitals will Haryana launch its pilot health project Ayushman Bharat Haryana from August 15, 2018?
[A] 11
[B] 16
[C] 22
[D] 28
[E] 31
3. Which of the following shipbuilders has received SEBI's go ahead to float an initial public offering on August 10, 2018?
[A] Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers
[B] Hooghly Dock & Port Engineers Limited
[C] Western India Shipyard Ltd.
[D] Cochin Shipyard Ltd.
[E] Mazgon Dock Shipbuilders

Read the following statements carefully:

1.Junior Commissioned Officers (JCO) in the Indian military are gazetted officers, the Defence Ministry has clarified in an order issued on August 1, 2018.

2.The Ministry has instructed the three services to issue suitable identity cards to the JCOs immediately in the order.

3.JCOs and equivalent officer having been accorded gazetted officer status by an Act of Parliament.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
5. India rejected a proposal by ________ to use DNA sampling to establish the nationality of illegal migrants living there citing “privacy issues”.
[B] Canada
[C] UK
[D] Switzerland
[E] France
6. Which railway station has emerged as the cleanliest among the major stations in the country in A1 category stations for 2018?
[A] Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus
[B] Kanpur Central
[C] Jodhpur
[D] Vijayawada
[E] Cuttack
7. Who has been appointed Chief Executive Officer of Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana?
[A] Nripendra Misra
[B] ​Ashish Kumar Bhutani
[C] P. K. Mishra
[D] Bhaskar Khulbe
[E] Ajit Doval KC
8. Which of the following sites has/have been covered in the 'North East Circuit' under the first project of the Swadesh Darshan Scheme? 
[A] Kangla Fort
[B] Khongjom
[C] Lunglei
[D] Both 1 and 2
[E] Both 2 and 3

The government gave two-years extension to non-executive chairman of which of the following public sector banks?

1.Canara Bank

2.Bank Of Baroda

3.Bank of India

[A] Only 2
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
10. As per the proposal submitted by the Union of India to colour-code vehicles, the colour of the stickers to be used for vehicles running on petrol and CNG is _________.
[A] Orange
[B] Red
[C] Blue
[D] Green
[E] Yellow
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