(Current Affairs MCQ) Test Your Skills - 22 October 2013

NATIONAL

Q.1 Consider the following Statements  ?

1. Lalu Prasad, Jagdish Sharma have been disqualified from Rajya Sabha in view of their conviction in a corruption case relating to 2G scam.

2.  Lalu Prasad Yadav represented Aurangabad whereas Jagdish Sharma represented Buxar of Bihar.

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

INTERNATIONAL

Q.2 Consider the following Statements ?

1. President of Pakistan has passed a new Protection of Pakistan ordinance, 2013, with enhanced powers to security forces to take action, stringent punishments and special courts at the federal-level .

2. Brazil plans to divorce itself from the US-centric internet over Washington’s widespread online spying, a move that will be a potentially dangerous first step toward politically fracturing a global network built with minimal interference by governments.

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. Import of gold coins and gold medallions is prohibited in the Indian Economy at the present moment.

2. This restriction has been imposed to curb fiscal deficit of the nation.

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

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Q.4 Consider the following Statements ?

1. U.S is in favor of raising emission reduction targets in 2015 pact as it has been successful in maintaining the global target temperature.

2. The Great Indian Bustard is currently listed under the category of Critically Endangered birds, in the 2013 ‘Threatened Bird’ list by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN).

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


IN THE NEWS

Q.5 Consider the following Statements ?

1. Thein Sein, Myanmar's Nobel Peace Prize laureate , recently collected the European Union's 1990 Sakharov Prize for human right.

2. Malala Yousafzai is the recipient of Sakharov Prize for Freedom of Thought for 2013.

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.



These MCQ's Are Based On "THE HINDU"22 October 2013


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