Current Affairs Mcqs
Current Affairs Mcqs
1. The International Day of Peace, sometimes unofficially known as World Peace Day, is observed
(a) 21st September (b) 23rd September (c) 12th October (d) None of these
2. International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women is observed annually on:
(a) 25th December (b) 23rd November (c) 25th November (d) None of these
3. International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed annually on:
(a) 23rd May (b) 21st March (c) 01st March (d) None of these
4. Martin Luther King, Jr. was an clergyman, activist, and leader. He is famous for:
(a) Civil Rights Movement using non-violent civil disobedience in USA.
(b) Civil rights Movement using violence in South Africa.
(c) Civil Rights Movement using non-violent civil disobedience in India.
(d) Civil rights Movement using non-violence in Costa Rica.
5. Which of the following Country has absolutely no military forces?
(a) Costa Rica (b) Japan (c) Iceland (d) None of these
6. NATO Headquarters are located in:
(a) Birmingham (b) Barcelona (c) Baltimore (d) None of these(Brussels, Belgium)
7. The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) is an organisation of South
Asian nations. Which of the following countries is not a member of SAARC?
(a) Maldives (b) Myanmar (c) Bhutan (d) None of these
8. The UN uses the Human Development Index to:
(a) predict, in order to prevent, which countries are most likely to engage in ethnic cleansing.
(b) demonstrate how well a country is providing for its people’s welfare and security .
(c) predict the percentage of displaced people that will leave a failed state.
(d) prove that the Global South is not as poor as some have argued.
9. Which of the following states has not ratified the Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)?
(a) Canada (b) France (c) United States (d) None of these
10. The most significant greenhouse gas is:
(a) Ozone (b) Chlorofluorocarbons (c) Carbon Dioxide (d) None of these
11. An index that estimates the true rate of exchange among currencies is called:
(a) Human Development Index (b) Exchange Rate
(c) Purchasing Power Parity (d) None of these
12. The idea that leaders initiate foreign conflicts in order to distract public opinion from controversial domestic policies is called:
(a) Diversionary Theory of War (b) Democratic Peace Theory
(c) Autocratic Rule (d) None of these
13. The lowest percentage of Internet users is found in:
(a) North America (b) Africa (c) Australia (d) None of these
14. The most prosperous members of the Global South, which have become important exporters and
markets for the major industrialized countries, are known as:
(a) Newly industrialized countries. (b) Developed nations. (c) Asian Tigers. (d) None of these
15. In International Relations, a global system containing two dominant powers is labeled with which of the
(a) Bipolar (b) Nationalist (c) Isolationist (d) None of these
16. The Axis powers in World War II did not include:
(a) Germany (b) the Soviet Union (c) Italy (d) Japan
17. The proposition that a single dominant power can promote world peace comes from ________ theory.
(a) balance-of-power (b) Socialist (c) Hegemonic stability (d) None of these
18. The US ambassador, J. Christopher Stevens was killed by militants in
(a) Tripoli, Libya (b) Misrata, Libya (c) Benghazi, Libya (d) None of these
19. ____________explains how rational self-interested behavior by individuals may have a destructive
(a) Tragedy of the commons (b) Population implosion (c) Carrying capacity (d) None of these
20. The process through which a country increases its capacity to meet its citizens’ basic human needs and raise their standard of living is known as:
(a) Self-determination (b) Democratization (c) Development (d) None of these