Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 08th February 2015


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 8 February 2015


:: National ::

Q. 1

1. India, is unlikely to achieve the fifth Millennium Development Goals (MDG-5) of reducing maternal mortality to 109 per 1,00,000 live births by 2015.

2. However, India is confident of meeting the target for lowering the total fertility rate (TFR) by the end of the 13th Plan.

Which of the following statements is/are true-?

a) Only 1
b) Only 2
c) Both 1 & 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

::Business and Economy::

Q. 2

1. SEBI found huge share price rally in shares of the companies that existed only on paper and did not even exist on the addresses mentioned in their regulatory filings, while preferential allotment has emerged as a major route for laundering of illicit funds.
2. A large number of small NBFCs and brokers are already under SEBI’s scanner for having facilitated illicit transactions worth thousands of crores of rupees over the past two-three years.
Which of the following statements is/are true-?
a) Only 1
b) Only 2
c) Both 1 & 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

:: Sports ::

Q. 3

1. Anirban Lahiri won the Malaysian Open after beating Austria’s Bernd Wiesberger by one shot at the Kuala Lumpur Golf and Country Club.
2. A five-time winner on the Asian Tour, Lahiri will get a big ratings boost by winning the co-sanctioned European Tour event.

Which of the following statements is/are true-?
a) Only 1
b) Only 2
c) Both 1 & 2
d) Neither 1 nor 2

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