Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 22 January 2015

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 22 January 2015

:: National ::

Q. 1

1. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has invited bids for media rights relating to the future editions of the Indian Premier League (IPL).
2. The bids will be opened, evaluated and the tender awarded in the presence of bidders.

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. 2

1. Microscopic spheres of calcium phosphate have been linked to the development of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a major cause of blindness.
2. AMD affects 1 in 5 people over 35, causing their vision to slowly deteriorate.

Which of the following statements is/are true-?

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

:: Business & Economy ::

Q. 3

1. The government has begun re-allocating cancelled coal blocks.
2. E-auction, in two phases, of 46 coal mines would begin in two phases.

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. 4

1. The United States and Cuba opened two days of historic talks in Havana to end decades of Cold War-era animosity and re-establish diplomatic relations.
2. The meetings in Havana follow the historic decision by U.S. President Barack Obama and Cuban leader Raul Castro to seek normal diplomatic relations

Which of the following statements is/are true-?

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


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