Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 30 January 2015

Current Affairs MCQ for UPSC Exams - 30 January 2015

:: National ::

Q. 1

1. Eminent singer and theatre director Shekhar Sen has been appointed the new chairman of the Sangeet Natak Akademi.
2. Mr. Sen was awarded the Padma Bhushan on Republic Day.

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. IIT Bombay has embarked on a mass online education programme that will provide free online courses and give access to high quality.
2. ITBombayX platform developed in collaboration with edX, a not-for-profit initiative by MIT and Harvard.

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. Grandmaster Debashis Das came up with his best performance ever to hold former world champion Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria.
2. Indian Grandmaster Vishnu Prasanna defeated Grandmaster Emil Sutovsky of Israel.

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. Pakistan recorded 2.25 million abortion cases in 2014, with the rate of annual abortions doubling in 10 years.
2. The report titled ‘Induced Abortions and Unintended Pregnancies in Pakistan’ was carried out by Population Council in collaboration with Guttmacher Institute in U.S.

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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