Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 12 June 2015


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 12 June 2015


:: National ::

Q. 1


1. Nestle India moved the Delhi High Court seeking judicial review and revocation of the orders of food safety regulators.
2. The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) passed an order terming Maggi noodles “unsafe and hazardous for human consumption.”

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. A senior Minister of Bangladesh said his country fought the 1971 Liberation War “on its own” and India stood by it as there was an international consensus.
2. The Minister was also optimistic about “a speedy” solution to the water sharing issues with India .

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 Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to permit non-resident Indians (NRIs) to subscribe to the chit funds without limit on a non-repatriation basis.
2. The subscription to chit funds, however, should come through the normal banking channel, including through an account maintained with a bank in India.

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. Google launched a feature to enable people on slower data connections, to load webpages faster on their mobile phones at lower data costs.
2. Google has tested the feature in USA and will soon be launching it in Brazil.

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. Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni is among Forbes magazine’s 100 highest-paid athletes in the world, the only Indian sportsman on the list.

2. Dhoni has been ranked 23rd on the list of The World’s Highest Paid Athletes 2015, dropping a notch from his ranking of 22 last year.

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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