August 23rd, 2014 Current Affairs Bits

1. Against which of the following leaders in India a case has been dropped that was alleged to be the violation of model code of conduct for taking a selfie on the Election Day immediately after casting the vote?

A. Mulayam Singh Yadav
B. Manmohan Singh
C. Sonia Gandhi
D. Narendra Modi

2. Which of the following statement is/are true regarding the issue of Leader of Opposition in Lok Sabha (LoP)?

A. The first Speaker of Lok Sabha G.V Mavalankar decreed that LoP Party should have 10 percent of the seats in the Lok sabha

B. Congress party is claiming that it should get the LoP because it is largest opposition party in the Lok sabha with 44 seats, on which the Speaker of the Lok Sabha ruled that the Congress party member cannot get the status of LoP

C. The Supreme Court is planning to step in if the Union Government is unable to decide on LoP status and set a deadline of September 9, 2014 to the centre to decide the status.

D. All the Above

3. Which of the following is the India’s first indigenously built stealth anti-submarine warfare corvette?

A. INS Sindhuratna
B. INS Vikramaditya
C. INS Vijay
D. INS Kamorta


4. The number of judges in the Supreme Court is decided by 

A. The Constitution
B. The Parliament
C. The Cabinet
D. The Supreme Court 

5. Which of the following countries Airlines Boeing 777 with 295 people aboard was shot down in Ukraine?

A. Singapore
B. Thailand
C. Russia
D. Malaysia