Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 10 January 2015

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 10 January 2015

:: Sports ::

Q. 1

1. Virat Kohli became the highest scorer in a Test series in Australia as he passed 619 runs in the series while batting in the first innings in the fourth and final test of the Test series against Australia at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG).
2. Till now Rahul Dravid was the highest scorer in a Test series in Australia for the 619 runs he scored against it in the 2003-04 Test series.

Which of the following statements is/are true-?

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

:: Persons in News ::

Q. 2

1. Atul Khare was appointed as Under-Secretary-General in a department of the United Nations (UN) as announced by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
2. Atul Khare is a former Indian Foreign Service Officer, he was appointed Under-Secretary-General, Department of Field Support (DFS). He succeeded Ameerah Haq of Bangladesh.

Which of the following statements is/are true-?

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

:: Business & Economy ::

Q. 3

1. The shareholders of Kotak Mahindra Bank and ING Vysya Bank approved the proposal to merge ING Vysya Bank with Kotak Mahindra Bank.
2. The management of the banks expects the new entity to be operational by 1 April 2016. In terms of total business, this new entity would be India’s 4th largest private bank.

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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