(Current Affairs MCQ) Test Your Skills - 16 September 2014

(Current Affairs MCQ) Test Your Skills - 16 September 2014

National

1Q.

(i) A series of misleading author listings for B.R. Ambedkar’s seminal text The Annihilation of Caste on web portals has generated a lot of flak against writer and columnist Arundhati Roy and publisher S. Anand.

(ii) The webpage of VersoBooks.com, a U.K.-based publisher of the book advertised it as Annihilation of Caste: The Annotated Critical Edition by B.R. Ambedkar and Arundhati Roy.

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) The U.N. Human Rights Council emphasised that the Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government has committed the bulk of atrocities in the civil war.

(ii) Syria envoy Houssam El dine Alaa denounced the commission’s work as “politicised and unprofessional,” based on “unbelievable testimonies”.

Which of the above statement/statements is/are not true ?

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

Bussiness and Economy

3Q.

 (i) Ranbaxy has tied up with Merck Serono, the biopharmaceutical division of Merck, to support the expansion of Merck Serono’s general medicines portfolio in emerging markets.

(ii) A statement from Lupin said the tie-up would address the local needs for affordable, high-quality medicines.

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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