Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 20 June 2015


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 20 June 2015
 



:: National ::
 

Q. 1


1. The Supreme Court dismissed the idea of totally removing government participation in the appointment process under the National Judicial Appointments Commission.
2. The reason is , there was no way other than banking on the government machinery to gather credible intelligence inputs on persons considered for judicial appointments.

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. The Sahara group has to pay a total Rs.15,000 crore, half of it in cash and half in bank guarantees, for the release of Subrata Roy on bail.
2. The Supreme Court, held that he cannot be released on bail until he pays the remaining Rs.10,000 crore in bank guarantee.

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. 3
 

1. The use of social media in rural India has grown 100 per cent in the past year with 25 million people using the Internet to access Twitter and Facebook, according to a report.
2. Facebook emerged the leading social media website with 96 per cent of urban users accessing it, followed by Google Plus (61 per cent), Twitter (43 per cent) and LinkedIn (24 per cent).

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. The Sports Authority of India (SAI) is in the process of overhauling its coaching system and also reviewing the possibility of utilising the foreign coaches on its payroll in more areas.
2. Around 35 foreign coaches in different disciplines have been engaged in training the national teams.

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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