14th August, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 14th August, 2019

Read the following statements carefully:

1.The government has activated five Budget proposals laid out to provide relief to the Non-Banking Finance Companies (NBFCs).

2.The National Housing Bank Act has been amended to bring housing finance companies (HFCs) under the RBI's ambit.

3.Also, banks can now classify the credit provided to NBFCs (for example, HFCs) for on-lending as priority sector lending.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
2. Railway Protection Force (RPF) of Indian Railways launched a Special Drive with a Code Name ________ in August 2019.
[A] Operation Vehicles
[B] Operation Number Plate
[C] Operation Search
[D] Operation Security
[E] Operation Railways
3. With which of the following an MoU was signed by Naval Air Enclave (NAE) in August 2019 in connection with the commencement of naval air operations from the NAE?
[A] Cochin International Airport Limited
[B] Nagarjuna Sagar Airport
[C] Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport
[D] Jorhat Airport
[E] Tezpur Airport

Read the following statements carefully:

1.The Government has issued a scheme regarding partial credit guarantee.

2.It would enable the public sector banks (PSBs) to purchase pooled assets of financially sound NBFCs amounting to Rs. one lakh crore.

3.The objective is to address temporary asset liability mismatches of otherwise solvent NBFCs/HFCs without having to resort to distress sale of their assets for meeting their commitments.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 and 2
[C] Only 1 and 3
[D] Only 2 and 3
[E] All are correct
5. In August 2019, the Committee of Administrators (CoA) cleared whose appointment as Head of Cricket at the National Cricket Academy (NCA)?
[A] Sourav Ganguly
[B] Rahul Dravid
[C] VVS Laxman
[D] Sachin Tendulkar
[E] Virat Kohli
6. The legislative party of Sikkim Democratic Front (SDF) merged itself with ________ in August 2019.
[D] CPI(M)
7. Who has taken over the charge as the new Chief Secretary of Arunachal Pradesh in August 2019?
[A] Naresh Kumar 
[B] Alok Kumar
[C] Satya Gopal
[D] L. V. Subrahmanyam
[E] Deepak Kumar
8. ________ will host all the matches of Women's T20 Cricket at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games in 2022.
[A] Lord's
[B] The Oval
[C] Old Trafford
[D] Edgbaston
[E] Trent Bridge
9. Which state will host a 3-day Global Investors Summit in October 2019?
[A] Karnataka
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Punjab
[D] Jammu and Kashmir
[E] Gujarat
10. Recently, Wesley Sneijder announced his retirement from football. He played for ________.
[A] Poland
[B] Germany
[C] Netherlands
[D] Argentina
[E] Croatia