Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 21 June 2015


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 21 June 2015



:: National ::

Q. 1

1. Candidates suffering from blindness, locomotor disability and cerebral palsy can use scribes to write civil services preliminary and main examination, the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has said.

2. Such candidates will also get compensatory time of twenty minutes per hour for the exam. However, those appearing in Indian Forest Service (IFS) examination will get additional 60 minutes for each paper.

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. June 20 was declared as the International Day of Yoga by the UN General Assembly in December, 2014.

2. 177 nations, out of 193 member states of the UN joined as co-sponsors, creating a new record for the highest number of co-sponsoring countries ever for an UNGA Resolution of such nature.

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 is discovering Chengdu — a globally integrated economic hub — as a gateway to western China and cyber-connected parts of the Asia-Pacific.

2. The city is a first rate financial centre and a globally connected logistical hub.

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. The advent and proliferation of on-line sale of medicines on e-commerce platforms no doubt buttress the government’s case of ‘access to all’ .

2. The recent case of prescription drugs being sold online has alerted authorities to extent and dangers of this unregulated practice.

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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