14th July, 2019 Current Affairs Questions and Answers

Day Wise Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers on 14th July, 2019
1. Recently, the Indian Olympic Association has formed an ad-hoc panel to run the affairs of taekwondo in the country. Who will head the adhoc committee?
[A] Namdev Shirgaonkar
[B] S M Bali
[C] Sunaina Kumari
[D] Digvijay Singh
[E] None of the above
2. Which country has launched a space telescope, Spektr-RG, from the cosmodrome in Baikonur, Kazakhstan?
[B] China
[C] Russia
[D] Australia
[E] France
3. In the United States, Tropical Storm Barry began hitting ________ with wind and rain, building towards hurricane strength.
[A] California
[B] Chicago
[C] Florida
[D] Texas
[E] Louisiana
4. Who won the women's Wimbledon title?
[A] Simona Halep
[B] Serena Williams
[C] Venus Williams
[D] Maria Sharapova
[E] None of the above
5. Which is the first state to approve a draft water policy to address water issues?
[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Kerala
[C] West Bengal
[D] Meghalaya
[E] Assam
6. As per the Global Study on Homicide 2019, the overall homicide rate in India has decreased by _______ over a period of six years till 2015.
[A] 10%
[B] 20%
[C] 15%
[D] 5%
[E] 25%

Read the following statements:

  1. National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) inked a deal with quasi-sovereign wealth fund National Investment Infrastructure Fund (NIIF).

  2. Under the deal, NIIF will provide funds for large greenfield road projects, which will be executed by the highway authority in the future.

  3. In 2015, Centre had set up NIIF to fund commercially viable greenfield, brownfield and stalled projects.

Which of the following statements are correct?

[A] Only 3
[B] Both 1 and 3
[C] Both 2 and 3
[D] Only 2
[E] All are correct
8. Paisabazaar.com partnered with _______ to provide its users with a one-stop solution to their financial requirements.
[A] Google Pay
[B] Whatsapp
[C] Samsung Pay
[D] Truecaller
[E] None of the above
9. Which company has acqui-hired health tech start-up FloCare and B2B trading platform BigTrade?
[A] Apple
[B] Microsoft
[C] Google 
[D] Amazon
[E] Walmart
10. Which of the following organisation has rolled out an initiative in the form of a Unique Document Identification Number (UDIN)?
[A] Unique Identification Authority of India
[B] Bureau of Indian Standards
[C] NITI Aayog
[D] Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
[E] Institute of Company Secretaries of India