Current Affairs Questions 02,03, February 2015

Through current affairs online test series, presents the most relevant model questions on Indian Current Affairs. These questions are applicable to Civil Service Prelims, Railway Recruitment Exams, SSC Exams, Bank PO and clerical exams and various other competitive exams. The questions are framed from Government releases, various major news papers etc. Any comments/doubts are welcomed!!

1. Which among the following are true about Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
1. APEC is a forum for 21 Pacific Rim member economies that seeks to promote free trade
2. It was established in 1989
3. India is a member of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation
4. Headquarters of APEC is in Singapore
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a) 1, 2 and 4 Only
(b) 2 and 4 Only
(c) 1 and 4 Only
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

2. Recent news suggest that 40-45% swine flu victims are youngsters. Which among the following are true about it?
1. Swine influenza is also called pig influenza
2. It is a viral disease
3. H1N1, H1N2, H2N1, H3N1, H3N2 etc are different types of Swine flu
4. It is declared as a pandemic
Select the correct answer using the codes given below:
(a) 1, 2 and 4 Only
(b) 2 and 4 Only
(c) 1,3 and 4 Only
(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

3. Our neighbour country Srilanka got independence in
a) 1947
b) 1948
c) 1949
d) 1950

4. NITI Aayog or National Institution for Transforming India Aayog is the replacement of
a) National Development and Reform Commission(NDRC)
b) National Development Council
c) Planning Commission of India
d) Its not a replacement of any Government Agencies

5. The Dongria Kondh tribes who won a heroic victory against mining giant Vedanta Resources belongs to which state
a) Assam
b) Jarhkand
c) Bihar
d) Orissa

6. Which among the following is the official mascot of the ongoing 35th National Games?
a) Appu
b) Ammu
c) Kichu
d) pappu

7. Government of India is planning to launch Rashritya Avishkar Abhiyan among students to create awareness of?
a) Indian History
b) Mathematics
c) Science
d) Both B and C

8.Which state has launched 'Sandesh One', a public-private partnership (PPP) social enterprise to develop a network of trained women entrepreneurs.?
a) Kerala
b) Punjab
c) Tamil Nadu
d) Bihar

9. Who is the new chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation??
a) Sathish Singh
b) A. S. Arya
c) Rosy Thomas
d) A S Kiran Kumar

10. Which type of bulb has the longest life compared to others
a) LED bulbs
b) CFLs
c) Incandescent bulbs
d) Zero volt bulbs

If you are able to answer 7 questions, your preparation is satisfactory

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