(Current Affairs MCQ) Test Your Skills - 24 September 2014

(Current Affairs MCQ) Test Your Skills - 24 September 2014

National

Q. 1

1. The right to freedom of religion is a fundamental right guaranteed under Article 25 of the Constitution of India.
2. Any person in India can be compelled to declare his religion.

Which of the statements is/are true-?

a. only 1
b. only 2
c. neither 1 nor 2
d. both 1 & 2

International

Q.2

1. The U.N.'s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007
2. The Conference of Parties III (COP3), on climate change took place in Kyoto, Japan in 1997.
3. Lima (Peru) will host the 20th yearly session of the conference of parties to the UNFCCC.

Which of the statements is/are true-?

a. Only 1
b. 1 & 3
c. 1, 2 & 3
d. 1 & 2


 

Science and Technology

Q 3.

1. When meat or fish is cooked directly over fire, it gets covered with cancer-causing carcinogens, making it more dangerous than even smoking or consumption of alcohol.
2. People eating smoked meat were at up to nine times higher risk of developing cancer compared to people who did not have it on their diet.

Which of the above statements is/are true-?

a. only 1
b. only 2
c. neither 1 nor 2
d. both 1 & 2

Q 4.

Ebola was in news recently, which statement is/are true about Ebola-

1. Ebola is a disease of humans and other primates caused by an ebola virus
2. The virus is transmitted to people from wild animals and spreads in the human population through human-to-human transmission.
3. The first EVD outbreaks occurred in remote villages in America, but the most recent outbreak is in west Africa has involved major urban as well as rural areas.

a. Only 1
b. 1 & 3
c. 1, 2 & 3
d. 1 & 2

Q 5.

1. The Mars Orbiter Mission is India's first interplanetary mission to planet Mars.
2. It was launched on November 5, 2013 from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh.
3. India is only country which has been successful in its very first attempt.

Which of the statements is/are true-?

a. Only 1
b. 1 & 3
c. 1,2 & 3
d. 1 & 2

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