(Current Affairs MCQ) Test Your Skills - 25 October 2013

National

Q1.

i) The government had formed the IMG (Inter-Ministerial Group) to review the progress of coal blocks allocated to firms for captive use and recommend action, including de-allocation
ii) The Supreme Court has agreed to have a relook at its judgment scrapping the single common entrance test for admission to MBBS, BDS and postgraduate courses in all medical colleges, which was delivered three months back.

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

India and the World

Q2.

i) AgustaWestland and Sikorsky , both Italian Companies have been given the contract to supply VVIP choppers to the India Government.
ii) Sonars made in DRDO , India would soon be exported to Bangladesh in a groundbreaking initiative.

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

Q3.

i) Russian parliament has recently passed anti-terror bill for Russian nationals fighting alongside rebels in Syria.
ii) Norway has accepted the U.S. request to receive the bulk of Syria’s chemical weapons for destruction .

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

Economy

Q4.

i) State-owned gas utility GAIL India had sold nearly a fourth of its stake in city gas distribution company China Gas Holdings .
ii) Venture with SIA airline is Tatas' third venture in the aviation sector after its second tie-up with Indonesian carrier Air Asia in February for a low-cost passenger air service in the country.

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

In the news

Q5.

i) A historic young entrepreneurs mission between India and Pakistan has been launched which will see 50 youth from both countries explore business opportunities.
ii) Saudi law bans women from driving and has been challenged by Saudi women who have obtained driver's licenses abroad.

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


These MCQ's Are Based On "THE HINDU"25 October 2013

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