Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 13 June 2015

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 13 June 2015

:: National ::

Q. 1

1. Musicologist S.R. Janakiraman, film-maker M.S. Sathyu, classical singer Vijay Kichlu and musician Tulsidas Borkar have been chosen for the prestigious Sangeet Natak Akademi fellowships for the year 2014.
2. Akademi ratnas, or fellowships, and awards for 2014 were decided by the General Council of the Sangeet Natak Akademi, also known as the National Academy of Music, Dance and Drama.

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. France’s data privacy agency ordered Google to remove search results worldwide upon request, giving the company two weeks to apply the “right to be forgotten” globally.
2. Google said it was working to comply with the EU decision, and say would apply the French order.

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. India’s largest and the second largest IT services companies, TCS and Infosys, have come under the scanner of a U.S. investigation team.
2. According to media reports, the U.S. Department of Labor has opened a probe against the two companies for alleged H1-B visa rule violations.

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. 4

1. International police body Interpol announced it was suspending a 10-year partnership deal with FIFA worth $22 million following a corruption probe into football’s world governing body.
2. Sanjeet added a gold medal to India’s tally on the second day of the Asian cadet wrestling championship, with Japan and Iran dominating proceedings at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium.

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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