Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 24 January 2015

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 24 January 2015

:: National ::

Q. 1

1. Activist Irom Chanu Sharmila was arrested once again under the same charge of attempt to commit suicide by continuing her indefinite fast.
2. Ms. Sharmila was arrested under Section 310 of the Indian Penal Code.

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. 2

1. The BCCI’s rules also say that such candidate or candidates (for the post of president) need not be from the same zone that is exercising its right of nomination by rotation.
2. According to the by-laws of the BCCI, the office-bearers and Presidents who get elected at the next AGM will have a tenure of three years.

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. TVS Srichakra Ltd., a well-known maker of two-wheeler, three-wheeler and off-road tyres, will be launching radial tyres for motorcycles soon.
2. The new logo conveyed strength, speed and dynamism.

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. Thailand’s junta-stacked Parliament voted to impeach the former Premier, Yingluck Shinawatra, hours after prosecutors announced plans to indict her for corruption in a double blow that risks reigniting the country’s bitter divisions.
2. The successful impeachment of Ms. Yingluck, the kingdom’s first woman Premier carries an automatic five-year ban from politics while the criminal charges could eventually see her jailed for up to a decade.

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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