Current Affairs MCQ - 11

2. Which of the following statement is/are correct with regard to Paid-up Capital

  1. It is the amount of money a company has received from shareholders in exchange for shares of stock.
  2. It is created when a company sells its shares on the primary market, directly to investors.
  3. It is created when a company sells its shares on the secondary market also.
  • A) a only
  • B) a and b only
  • C) b and c only
  • D) All of the above

ANSWER : a and b only

When shares are bought and sold among investors on the secondary market, no additional paid-up capital is created as proceeds in those transactions go to the selling shareholders, not the issuing company.

2. Consider the following statement with respect to Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)

  1. Mainly composed Methane.
  2. It is heavier than air.
  3. It is less likely to ignite on hot surfaces
  • A) a only
  • B) a and c only
  • C) a and b only
  • D) All of the above

ANSWER : a and c only

Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) is lighter than air. It has a high auto-ignition temperature (540 °C)

3. The Supreme Court constituted Special Investigation Team (SIT) to investigate 1984 anti-Sikh riots headed by

  1. S.N. Dhingra
  2. Abhishek Dular
  3. Rajdeep Singh
  4. Dineshwar Sharma
  • A) A
  • B) B
  • C) C
  • D) D


The Supreme Court appointed the former Delhi High Court judge, Justice S.N. Dhingra, as chairman of its Special Investigation Team (SIT), to further investigate 186 cases in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The apex court decided to independently investigate these cases after an earlier SIT appointed by the Centre closed them. The three-member SIT would also have Abhishek Dular, a 2006 IPS batch officer, and Rajdeep Singh, a retired IPS officer. The court directed the SIT to submit its first status report on the investigation in two months.

4. Who had/has been women Judges of Supreme Court in India

  1. Fathima Beevi
  2. Sujata V. Manohar
  3. Justice R Banumathi
  4. Ranjana Prakash Desai 
  5. Ruma Pal
  6. Gyan Sudha Misra
  • A) a, b and d only
  • B) a, d, e and f
  • C) c, d, e and f
  • D) All of the above

ANSWER : All of the above

All are women judges of Supreme Court