(Current Affairs MCQ) Test Your Skills - 11 September 2014

(Current Affairs MCQ) Test Your Skills - 11 September 2014

National

1Q.

(i) The Central Vigilance Commission has appointed former Vigilance Commissioner Ranjana Kumar chairperson of the Mumbai-based Advisory Board on Bank, Commercial and Financial Frauds, part of the organisational infrastructure of the Central Bureau of Investigation.

(ii) The Reserve Bank of India provides investigative and secretarial services and funds to the Board, whose advice is binding on the CBI.

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


International

2Q.

(i) U.S. President Barack Obama was poised to announce his support to both opposition groups in Syria and the newly formed Iraqi government in their fight against the Islamic State (IS), the militant group that captured large parts of Iraq and Syria in recent months and declared a caliphate.

(ii) The official added that Mr. Obama would outline plans to build a coalition of allies and partners in the region and in the broader international community to support U.S. efforts, and will also touch upon how he would coordinate with the U.S. Congress as a partner in these efforts.

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 Finance Ministry notify its recommended anti-dumping duty on imports of solar panels from four countries, including the U.S. and China.

(ii) Owing to the Finance Ministry’s inaction, the window that was available to India for slapping these restrictive duties aimed at protecting the struggling domestic industry has lapsed.

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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