(Current Affairs MCQ) Test Your Skills - 19 October 2013

NATIONAL

Q.1 Consider the following Statements  ?

1. ‘The number of ceasefire violations has decreased significantly over the last few years by the Pakistani troops along the LoC in Jammu and Kashmir.’

2.  ‘Allegations about favors done to top industrial groups, kickbacks paid in the aviation sector, irregularities in the supply of buses and allotment of mines are among a host of cases that will be probed by the CBI following the Supreme Court order in the Niira Radia tapes case.

Which of the above statement/statements is/are true?
(a) Only 1.
(b) Only 2 .
(c) both 1 & 2.
(d) Neither 1 nor 2.

 

INDIA AND THE WORLD

Q.2 Consider the following Statements ?

1. ‘PM Manmohan Singh Indicated that the proposed border cooperation agreement with China will top the agenda during his visit to the country.’

2. ‘Russia has set up two 1,000 MW nuclear reactors in Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu of which the first is set to produce electricity in a few months and the second one is slated to attain criticality in six months' time and India is "very close" to clinching a commercial deal on the third and fourth reactors for the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu from them.

Which of the above statement/statements is/are  true?
(a) Only 1.
(b) Only 2 .
(c) both 1 & 2.
(d) Neither 1 nor 2.


 

ECONOMY

Q.3 Consider the following Statements ?

1. ‘ The chief of the World Bank at present is Ban-ki-Moon.’

2. ‘JP Morgan Chase & Co recently agreed to pay billions to settle allegations surrounding the quality of mortgage-backed securities it sold in the run-up to the 2008 US financial crisis.

Which of the above statement/statements is/are  false?
(a) Only 1.
(b) Only 2 .
(c) both 1 & 2.
(d) Neither 1 nor 2.

IN THE NEWS

Q.4 Consider the following Statements ?

1. ‘ Chanda Kochhar and three other Indians feature in Fortune’s list of the most powerful women in the business world.’

2. Pepsi Co chief Indra Nooyi has been ranked second in the same list.

Which of the above statement/statements is/are Not true?
(a) Only 1.
(b) Only 2 .
(c) both 1 & 2.
(d) Neither 1 nor 2.


INTERNATIONAL

Q.5 Consider the following Statements ?

1. ‘A divided Syrian opposition continued to pose hurdles in the convening of the Geneva-2 talks, which may not even take place now.

2. ‘The first U.S. state to pass a law prohibiting the execution of mentally disabled death row inmates was Louisiana.’

Which of the above statement/statements is/are true?
(a) Only 1.
(b) Only 2 .
(c) both 1 & 2.
(d) Neither 1 nor 2.



These MCQ's Are Based On "THE HINDU"19 October 2013


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