(Current Affairs MCQ) Test Your Skills - 05 November 2013

INDIA AND THE WORLD

Q1.

i) India is happy with the withdrawal of United Kingdom’s proposal to subject visitors from six “high-risk” Commonwealth countries to pay a surety of £3,000 for a visa.
ii) The bonds scheme would have been applicable on visitors’ visas for people from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nigeria and Ghana.

Which of the above statement/statements is/are true?

a) only i
b) only ii
c) both i and ii
d) neither i nor ii

INTERNATIONAL

Q2.

i) In an unprecedented verdict, more than hundred former members of the Assam Rifles, a paramilitary border security unit, were sentenced to death in connection with 1971 war.
ii) Millions of people could qualify for federal subsidies that will pay the entire monthly cost of some health care plans being offered in the online marketplaces set up under President Obama’s health care law.

Which of the above statement/statements is/are true?

a) only i
b) only ii
c) both i and ii
d) neither i nor ii

NATIONAL

Q3.

i) Election Commission (EC) has taken serious note of alleged leakage of information and the entire staff at Nirvachan Sadan has now been warned against talking to the media without prior authorisation of the commission
ii) A statue of Mahatma Gandhi has reportedly gone missing from the storeroom of Jalandhar Municipal Corporation, prompting a war of words between leaders of Congress andBJP.

Which of the above statement/statements is/are false?

a) only i
b) only ii
c) both i and ii
d) neither i nor ii

Science and tech

Q4.

i) India’s spacecraft to Mars was lifted off by Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV C-25) from the spaceport at Thiruvananthapuram.
ii) PSLV in its 25th launch, has put the Mars Orbiter into an elliptical orbit around the earth.

Which of the above statement/statements is/are false?

a) only i
b) only ii
c) both i and ii
d) neither i nor ii

IN THE NEWS

Q5.

i) Irom Sharmila's fight against AFSPA enters 14th year, the longest peace protest in history
ii) Tendulkar will be the first cricketer to play 200 Tests which will be his last too.

Which of the above statement/statements is/are false?

a) only i
b) only ii
c) both i and ii
d) neither i nor ii

These MCQ's Are Based On "THE HINDU"05 November 2013

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