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MCQ-Questions……………………..
1) The beautiful Nelong Valley was opened during 2015 for tourists for the first time since the 1962 Indo-China war because of its proximity to the China border. This valley is situated in which state?
a) Himachal Pradesh
b) Arunachal Pradesh
c) Uttarakhand
d) Jammu & Kashmir
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2) The Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) headed by S.S. Ahluwalia was associated with which issue?
a) Land Acquisition Bill
b) Coal Block Allocation
c) Black money stacked abroad
d) 2G Spectrum allotment
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3) Which company unveiled its new small car named ‘Kwid’ in India during 2015?
a) Maruti Suzuki
b) Nissan
c) Hyundai
d) Renault
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4) The ancient city of Palmyra was often in news during 2015. This city is situated in which country?
a) Iraq
b) Syria
c) Iran
d) Egypt
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5) During September 2015 Malcolm Turnbull was appointed the new Prime Minister of which of the following country?
a) Australia
b) Canada
c) New Zealand
d) Britain
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6) During September 2015 Union Cabinet approved the constitution of a new Law Commission. This will be which edition of the Law Commission?
a) 19th
b) 20th
c) 21st
d) 22nd
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7) Which entity/organisation was presented the Gandhi International Peace Prize for the year 2014 by the President on 9 September 2015?
a) International Red-Cross
b) ISRO
c) UNICEF
d) JNU
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8) During 2015 which Indian city was recently chosen as “City of Music” by UNESCO under the Creative Cities Network?
a) Chennai
b) Delhi
c) Lucknow
d) Varanasi
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9) Sunil Nagal, who won a major junior title during 2015, is associated with which sports?
a) Billiards
b) Golf
c) Tennis
d) Table Tennis
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10) Which country won the Copa America tournament for 2015 to win this prestigious South American football title for the first time?
a) Colombia
b) Chile
c) Peru
d) Ecuador
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Answers

1) c
2) a – Explanation: BJP Leader S.S. Ahluwalia was appointed the Chairman of the 30-member Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) that was constituted on 18 May 2015 to look into the provisions of the controversial Land Acquisition Bill.
3) d
4) b – Explanation: The 2,000 year old ancient Palmyra city of Syria, which associated with the Oasis Civilization was taken under control by the insurgents of the Islamic State (IS) during 2015. Many of the important monuments of the city where damaged by IS militants.
5) a – Explanation: Malcolm Turnbull took over as the new Prime Minister of Australia on 15 September 2015, one day after the ruling party ousted Tony Abbott.
6) c
7) b
8) d – Explanation: The inclusion of Varanasi in this prestigious list paves the way for representing the cultural heritage of the holy city on the world stage through the UNESCO project.
9) c – Explanation: Sunil Nagal won the became the sixth Indian to win a Grand Slam junior title after winning the boys doubles trophy at the Wimbledon championships on 12 July 2015.
10) b – Explanation: Hosts Chile created history by winning the Copa America tournament for 2015 on 4 July 2015. The host team defeated the much-fancied Argentina by 4-1 on penalties to win the prestigious tournament.

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