Sarat Chandra IAS Academy

Current Affairs 14th August-2020

Welcome to your Current Affairs 14th August-2020

1) Consider the following statements about Greater Male Connectivity project
1. The project, which will consist of a number of bridges and causeways to connect Male to Villingili, Thilafushi and Gulhifahu islands.
2. The GMCP would be the “largest civilian infrastructure project in Maldives”
Which of the above statement/s are correct?
2) Consider the following statements about core inflation
1. It is used to determine the impact of rising prices on consumer income.
2. Food and energy prices are exempt from its calculation
Which of the above statement/s are correct?
3) Consider the following statements about Crisil Ratings
1. It was the first credit rating agency set up in India in 1987.
2. CRISIL provides independent opinion and efficient solutions by performing data analysis and research.
Which of the above statement/s are correct?
4) Consider the following statements about sales tax
1. Sales tax is levied on the sale of a commodity which is produced or imported and sold for the first time.
2. Sales tax is levied only by the State Government
Which of the above statement/s are correct?
5) Consider the following statements about NHRC
1. It was established in conformity with the Paris Principles, adopted for the promotion and protection of human rights in Paris.
2. NHRC of India is an independent statutory body established on 12 October, 1993 as per provisions of Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993.
Which of the above statement/s are correct?
6) Island of Crete is in
7) Consider the following statements about Eight schedule of the constitution
1. Part XVII of the Indian constitution deals with the official languages
2. Kashmiri is not in the 8th schedule of the constitution.
Which of the above statements are correct?
8) Consider the following statements about African swine fever
1. It is a threat to human beings as it spread from animals to humans
2. It is a highly contagious and fatal animal disease that infects and leads to an acute form of hemorrhagic fever in domestic and wild pigs.
Which of the above statements are correct?
9) Nagarhole national park is in
10) What is the IUCN status of malabar pied hornbill

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