Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 23 June 2015


Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams – 23 June 2015



:: National ::

Q. 1

1. The Supreme Court asked the Centre and the Uttar Pradesh government to respond to a plea seeking a CBI investigation into the murder of a Saharanpur-based journalist.
2. According to the Press Council of India , a statutory press watchdog group, 79 journalists were murdered in the past two-and-a-half years in India, with very few convictions.

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. Both Israel and Palestinian militants may have committed war crimes during last year’s Gaza war, a widely anticipated United Nations report said.
2. The Commission of Inquiry on the 2015 Gaza conflict announced it had gathered “substantial information” and “credible allegations” during the conflict.

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. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is seeking to structure a roadmap for extensive capacity building across bank and non-bank institutions in India.
2. The central bank wants to make the recommendations of the Committee on Capacity Building in Banks and Non-bank Institutions operational.

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 government has proposed tax benefits in terms of income tax rebates for consumers paying a certain proportion of their expenditure through electronic means.

2. The government’s proposal, if accepted, will advise utility service providers to give a discount for small-ticket payments that are made electronically along the lines of what MTNL is already doing.

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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