(Current Affairs MCQ) Test Your Skills - 24 October 2013

Environment

Q.1 Consider the following Statements  ?

1. Areas ranging up to one kilometre beyond the boundaries of the national parks and sanctuaries in the state would be declared as Ecologically Sensitive Zone (ESZ) under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 where mining activities would be banned.

2.  Harbin that has been cloaked in a gray haze that's being called "PM2.5" is located in Japan.

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. With Prime Minister Manmohan Singh yet to take a decision on whether to attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in Colombo next month, Sri Lanka has made it clear that India would be isolated if it does not participate in the summit.

2. Dr. Manmohan Singh in his visit to China has highlighted India’s only specific concern over the boundary issue.

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


 

International

Q.3 Consider the following Statements ?

1. Recently a volcano in Philippines erupted, unleashing a column of dark volcanic material high into the air.

2. German Chancellor Angela Merkel might have been spied by USA’s NSA ,by tracking her mobile phone.

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.4 Consider the following Statements ?

1. According to the China-based Hurun India Rich List, Mr. L.N. Mittal retained the top position for the second year .

2. Government gave green signal to Singapore Airlines’ proposal to start an aviation venture with RIL.

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. Spain’s Rafael Nadal is at the top in the men’s tennis rankings at present.

2. An unmatched musical genius Manna Da who passed away did not receive Dadasaheb Phalke award in his lifetime

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"24 October 2013


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