Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 14 January 2015

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 14 January 2015

:: National ::

Q. 1

1. The Union Govt. constituted a Commission on Denotified and Nomadic Tribes for preparation of a State-wise list of castes belonging to denotified and nomadic tribes and suggest appropriate measures in respect of them.
2. Bhiku Ramji Idate was appointed as the Chairman of this Commission.

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. In an important development for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s “Make In India” pitch, for the first time US aviation regulator the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) gave its approval to two aircraft parts manufactured by Indian manufacturers.
2. With these FAA approvals the manufacturers will be able to supply the parts to aircraft manufacturing units in the US and the world over.

Which of the following statements is/are true-?

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

:: Science & Technology ::

Q. 3

1. The insurance regulator Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority (IRDA) expressed concern over the skewed penetration of health insurance in India with four states accounting for 62% of premium.
2. These four states are – Maharashtra, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh and Union Territory of Delhi.

Which of the following statements is/are true-?

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

:: Persons in News ::

Q. 4

1. Air Marshal Anil Khosla took over as the Director General Air Operations (DGAO) in the Indian Air Force (IAF).
2. Air Marshal Anil Khosla has over 4000 hours of flying experience having flown the Jaguar and MiG 21.

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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