Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 27 September 2014

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 27 September 2014

International

Q. 1

Which of the following countries is the current chair of G-20 group of countries?

a. France
b. Germany
c. Australia
d. India


Q.2

1. World Tourism day is celebrated on 27th September.
2. The Theme of 2014 is ‘Tourism and Community Development’.

Which of the following statements is/are true about World Tourism day-?

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


National

Q.3

1. The Uttrakhand State Tourism Department has launched an Apple Festival to showcase and promote locally produced apples and apple made products among tourist.
2. The Tourism Departments also plans to take the tourists to the apple orchards itself so that they may have a more hands-on experience of the plucking, packaging and marketing processes involved

Which of the following statements is/are true-?

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


Q. 4

1. The Judges of supreme court are appointed by the CJI.
2. R.M.Lodha is the chief justice of India.
3. The Chief Justice is responsible for the allocation of cases and appointment of constitutional benches which deal with important matters of law.

Which of the following statements is/are true about CJI-?

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


Q. 5

On which one of the following rivers is the Tehri Hydropower project located?

a. Alaknanda
b. Bhagirathi
c. Yamuna
d. Mandakini


Science & technology

Q.6

The successful launch of MOM into Mars orbit was done by the critical test fire of LAM of Mangalyaan. LAM stands for?

a. Liquid apogee motor
b. Land apogee machine
c. Liquid Arial machine
d. Land Arial motor


Sports

Q. 7

1. Sandeep Sejwal won a rare swimming medal for India at the Asian Games.
2. It was only the third Asiad medal in the pool by an Indian in the last 28 years.

Which of the following statements is/are true-?

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


Q. 8

Which of the following international cricketers have been selected as Bradman honoree 2014?

a. Sachin Tendulkar & Virat Kohli
b. Virat Kohli & Steve Waugh
c. Sachin Tendulkar & Steve Waugh
d. Shane Watson & Irfan Pathan


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