(Current Affairs MCQ) Test Your Skills - 08 September 2014

(Current Affairs MCQ) Test Your Skills - 08 September 2014

National

1Q.

(i) Asserting people’s right to linguistic freedom, the Supreme Court has held that there is bar against a State Legislature declaring a language used in the State as an official language for the convenience of its citizens.
(ii) This means that a widely-used language in a State, once declared an official language by the State Legislature, would find a place in official communications, advertisements and even signposts.

Which of the above statement/statements is/aretrue ?

(a)Only i
(b)Only ii
(c)Neither i nor ii
(d)Both i and ii

International

2Q.

(i)Under the Taliban’s harsh version of Sunni Islamic law, women were forced to wear the all-enveloping burqa, banned from jobs, and forbidden even to leave the house without a male chaperone.
(ii) Under Afghan law, the President must also sign a death warrant for an execution to go ahead.

Which of the above statement/statements is/are true ?

(a)Only i
(b)Only ii
(c)Neither i nor ii
(d)Both i and ii

Business

3Q.

(i)The Employees Provident Fund Organisation’s (EPFO) recent decision to set its interest rates at 8.75 per cent for this fiscal was the cue for a raging debate on whether or not it should invest in the stock market.
(ii) The recent passage of the Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Act (PFRDA) generated a lot of heat about foreign investors being allowed to manage India’s retirement savings.

Which of the above statement/statements is/are true ?

(a)Only i
(b)Only ii
(c)Neither i nor ii
(d)Both i and ii

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