Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 25 January 2015

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 25 January 2015

:: National ::

Q. 1

1. A crocodile project in Sunderbans, aimed at increasing the number of salt water crocodiles in the delta, has got a fresh start with the help of renowned experts in herpetology who introduced global best practices in crocodile conservation.
2. The Bhagabatpur Crocodile Project started in the mid 1990’s, was aimed at increasing the number of salt-water crocodiles, a Schedule-I species under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.

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. 2

1. A simple set top box is helping to prevent sex determination and female foeticide.
2. The Jind administration has made it mandatory for all ultrasound labs to install active tracking devices with their machines so as to make available the details of the tests online to the Chief Medical Officer (CMO).

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. 3

1. Pankaj Advani won his seventh senior National snooker title beating Varun Madan by six frames to three in a well-fought final of the BRC Gloster National billiards and snooker championship at the BRC .
2. MP’s Amee Kamani won her maiden senior snooker title defeating defending champion Vidya Pillay of Karnataka .

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. Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickramasinghe said political parties have not agreed to implement the thirteenth amendment as a solution to end the country’s over three-decade-old ethnic conflict involving the Tamil minority.
2. All Provincial Councils will have equal powers now that the Tamil National Alliance are for a solution within an undivided Sri Lanka.

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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