Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 26 September 2014

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 26 September 2014

International

Q.1

1. The Arms Trade Treaty which is going to take effects in December 2014 aims to set standards for all cross-border transfers of conventional weapons ranging from small firearms to tanks and attack helicopters.
2. The 102-member U.N. General Assembly adopted this treaty in April 2013.

Which of the following statements is/are true-?

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


Q.2

1. Bamiyan selected to be SAARC cultural capital for 2016-17.
2. Dhaka will be the SAARC cultural capital in 2015.
3. Bamiyan was once famous for Jainism.

Which of the following statements is/are true-?

a. Only 1 & 2
b. Only 2 & 3
c. All of the above
d. None of the above


National

Q.3

1. The Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) is the national regulatory body for Indian pharmaceuticals and medical devices.
2. A.C. Sekhara Rao is the dupty drug controller at CDSCO.

Which of the following statements is/are true-?

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


Q4

1. Union Government announced 25 September as “Antyodya Diwas” to mark the 98th birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay.
2. He was a coordinator and a famous leader of Jan Sangh.

Which of the following statements is/are true-?

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


Q.5

1. The Reserve Bank of India was established on April 1, 1935 in accordance with the provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934.
2. The Governor of RBI is D. Subbarao.

Which of the following statements is/are true-?

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


Person in News

Q6

1. Govind Mishra was conferred the 'Saraswati Samman' 2013 for his novel "Dhool Paudhon Par".
2. Govind Mishra is the first Hindi author who was conferred this honour.

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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