(Current Affairs MCQ) Test Your Skills - 31 October 2013

NATIONAL

Q1.

i) Despite having lower literacy rates than “others”, scheduled caste households have higher sex ratios, and tribals the highest of all, newly released Census data shows.
ii) Supreme Court verdict has favoured fixed tenure for bureaucrats, saying it will help in ensuring good governance.

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

INTERNATIONAL

Q2.

i) Syria has completed the “functional destruction” of all critical equipment that it had declared for manufacturing chemical weapons, raising hopes that it could well be on its way to complete chemical disarmament by the middle of next year.
ii) The former U.S. spy agency analyst, Edward Snowden, though granted asylum in Russia, cannot work there.

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) Kirit Parikh panel’s has recently suggested Finance Ministry to hike the price of diesel, domestic LPG and PDS kerosene.
ii) RBI permits hike in FII limit in Tata Motors, HCL Technologies.

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

SPORTS

Q4.

i) American golf star Tiger Woods lost his world number one position, according to the latest world rankings which followed the PGA Tour's CIMB Classic and the European Tour's BMW Masters.
ii) Maestro brings the curtain down on his domestic career with a gritty unbeaten 79 as the Ranji Trophy champions defeat Haryana .

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) Assam has become the fifth state in the country to launch the pension scheme named 'Swavalamban' for the low-income group and unorganised sector.
ii) People in the age group of 40-60 would be able to avail the benefits of the new pension scheme.

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"31 October 2013

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