Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 04 October 2014

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 04 October 2014

Business & economy

Q. 1

Agricultural income tax is assigned to the state government by-

a. The National Development Council
b. Reserve Bank of India
c. The Finance commission
d. The Constitution of India


International

Q. 2

1. World Animal Day was observed across the world on 4 October 2014.
2. World Animal Day is an international day of action for animal rights and welfare celebrated annually on October 4, the Feast Day of St Francis of Assisi, the patron saint of animals.

Which of the following statements is/are true-?

a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 & 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2


Science & technology

Q. 3

PVC is used in plastic, the term PVC stands for-

a. Polyvinyl chloride
b. Polyvinyl chlorobenzene
c. Polyvinyl calcium
d. Polyvinyl carbonate


National

Q.4

1. The Union home ministry notified changes to the Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) scheme to make the PIO cards valid for the duration of the card holder’s lifetime — instead of the existing 15 days.
2. The UPA had first announced their intention to amend the citizenship law in 2011.

Which of the following statements is/are true-?

a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 & 2
d. Neither 1 nor 2


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