(Current Affairs MCQ) Test Your Skills - 30 October 2013

INTERNATIONAL

Q1.

i) Sources in Islamabad said indications are that the recent polio outbreak reported from Syria can be traced to Pakistan.
ii)The Maldives’ Supreme Court had nullified the first round of the Presidential election held in September on the basis of alleged irregularities in the process, despite the general conclusions by national and international observers that the election was free and fair.

Which o9f the above statement/statements is/are true?

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

NATIONAL

Q2.

i) The Left Democratic Front is continuing their agitation demanding resignation of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy over the 2G scam.
ii) The Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) did not follow the correct archaeological procedure in initiating digging at the dilapidated Raja Ram Baksh Singh fort in the Daundia Khera village of Unnao .

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

ECONOMY

Q3.

i) Internet major Microsoft is facing probes by fair trade regulators in India, Europe and three other jurisdictions for alleged anti-competitive practices.
ii) It is easiest to start a business in New Delhi within India, while Hyderabad is the fastest for closing an enterprise, says a World Bank study

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) The largest dinosaurs were able to grow to a gigantic size because they had softer, squishy joints than land mammals, a new study suggests.
ii) Meteorite bombardment left large craters on Earth that contained water and chemical building blocks for life, which ultimately led to the first organisms 4 billion years ago, an Indian-origin scientist suggests.

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) Aamir Khan was recently honoured in US for Satyameva Jayate for making a major impact on social issues through cinema.
ii) The Union Cabinet has given approval for declaring Aizwal and Shillong airports as international.

Which of the above statement/statements is/are NOT true?

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

These MCQ's Are Based On "THE HINDU"30 October 2013

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