Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 11 June 2015


 Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 11 June 2015


:: National ::

Q. 1

1. The priority of the Central Information Commission will be to check vexatious petitions and mounting backlog of cases, its new chief Vijai Sharma said.
2. “The endeavour of the Commission will be to make available maximum information in the public domain so that there is no need to file RTI applications,” Vijai Sharma said.

Which of the following statements is/are true-?

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


 

:: International ::

Q. 2

1. African leaders signed a potentially historic 29-nation free trade pact to create a common market spanning half the continent from Cairo to Cape Town.
2. Analysts say the pact could have enormous impact for African economies, which despite growth still only account for about two percent of global trade.

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. 3

1. The Central Government expects to finalise the long pending new aviation policy and also the much debated revised international flying norms for domestic carriers soon.
2. Industry is keenly looking forward for both the policies, amid increasing traffic and competition from both domestic and foreign players.

Which of the following statements is/are true-?

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

:: Science and Technology ::

Q. 4

1. ICICI Bank launched Pay Zapp, a complete digital payment and purchase solution, a one-stop online portal offering customers ‘great deals at one place’.
2. The wallet introduced under PayZapp, unlike other wallets, is a pre-paid wallet.

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. 5

1. FIFA announced it had suspended the bidding process to host the 2026 World Cup amid the furore surrounding corruption probes at the organisation.

2. Football’s world governing body was then plunged into a crisis when 14 current or former FIFA officials and sports marketing executives were arrested in Zurich.

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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