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12th January 2018: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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sir mujhe Hindi medium se taiyari krni hai because English km samajh me ati hai aur mujhe Notes bhi Hindi me hi taiyar krni hai but aap to English me hi Bolte ho
Ichchha Singh
2 years ago
this course is available in Hindi also, watch it. it'll help you.
Ramesh charan
2 years ago
Hum.... also in hindi but all questions from the Hindu so it's hard to find right answer without English newspaper
Aashutosh Namdeo
2 years ago
For Hindu news in hindi, YouTube 'onlyias' there is detailed discussion as well as pre oriented daily videos. Really good coarse
gm Ty Roman Bro... please please make July 2017 series
Superb Thank You So Much Sir
4/10. n thank u Roman sir.
  1. MCQs - 12th Jan 2018 Roman Saini


  2. Instructions As soon as the question appears, pause the video, answer the question and 0-2Very low chances of selection. resume it. Score Conclusion There is no substitute for hard work. Can do better, need to grind more Going good, almost there. Very high chances of selection 3-4 100% of the time, without fail, calculate your score and write it in 7-8 the comments section (Compete). 5-6 9-10


  3. Q1. Which of the following articles of the Constitution prohibits the state from providing religious instruction in an educational institution run on public funds? A) Article 28 (1) B) Article 29 C) Article 30 (2) D) Article 31


  4. A) Article 28 (1) Article 28 (1) prohibits the state from providing religious instruction in an educational institution run on public funds.


  5. 02. Consider the following statements about the virtual ID, which an Aadhaar holder can use in lieu of his/her Aadhaar number at the time of authentication? 1. A Virtual ID (VID)ll be a temporary 12-digit random number mapped with the Aadhaar number. 2. There can only be one active and valid VID for an Aadhaar number at any given time. 3. It is possible to derive the Aadhaar number from VID Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 and 2 only B) 2 only C) 1 and 3 only D) 3 only


  6. B) 2 only A Virtual ID (VID) will be a temporary 16-digit random number mapped with the Aadhaar number There can only be one active and valid VID for an Aadhaarnumber at any given time and it will not be possible to derive the Aadhaarnumber from VID. Aadhaarnumber is a 12-digit random number issued by the Unique Identification Authority of India to the residents of India after satisfying the verification process laid down by the Authority.


  7. 03. Consider the following statements about the recent changes in the FDI norms: 1. Foreign airlines can invest up to 49% under the automatic route in Air India. 2.100% FDI in single bra nd retail under the automatic route. 3.100% FDI in construction development under the automatic route. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 and 2 only B) 2 and 3 only C) 1 and 3 only D) All of the above


  8. B) 2 and 3 only The Union Cabinet allowed foreign airlinesto invest up to 49% under the approval route in Air India, "subject to the conditions that: (i) foreign investment(s) in Air India, including that of foreign airline(s), shall not exceed 49% either directly or indirectly and (ii) substantial ownership and effective control of Air India shall continue to be vested in an Indian national."


  9. Q4. Consider the following statements: 1. The nesting period of Olive Ridley turtles in India commences in January and ends in May. 2. The conservation status of Olive Ridley turtles is critically endangered, according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature's red data. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2


  10. A) 1 only The conservation status of Olive Ridley turtles is 'Vulnerable', according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature's red data.


  11. Q5. Consider the following statements: 1. Har Gobind Khorana is credited with making the first synthetic genes by cutting and pasting DNA bits. 2. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for 1968 was awarded jointly to Har Gobind Khorana and others. 3. Har Gobind Khorana was the first Indian citizen to win a Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 and 2 only B) 2 and 3 only C) 1 and 3 only D) All of the above


  12. C) Both 1 and 2 Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) is a technique used in molecular biologyto amplify a single copy or a few copies of a segment of DNA across several orders of magnitude, generating thousands to millions of copies of a particular DNA sequence. Polymerase Chain Reaction is among the methods used to commercially read the unique genetic structures of organisms today.


  13. Q8. Consider the following statements: 1. A curative petition is normally allowed only on the limited grounds of violation of principles of natural justice and circumstances suggesting possible bias on the part of judges 2. It is the last judicial resort available for redressal of grievances in court which is normally decided by judges in-chamber. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2


  14. Q9. Which of the following cases is concerned with the decision "whether an aggrieved person is entitled to any relief against the final judgement/order of the Supreme Court, after dismissal of a review petition"? A) Rupa Ashok Hurra vs. Ashok Hurra B) National Legal Services Authority v Union of India C) Shreya Singhal v Union of India D) None of these


  15. Answer- A) The concept of curative petition was first evolved by the Supreme Court of India in the matter of Rupa Ashok Hurra vs. Ashok Hurra and Anr. (2002) where the question was whether an aggrieved person is entitled to any relief against the final judgement/order of the Supreme Court, after dismissal of a review petition.


  16. 010. Consider the following statements: 1. The Z-score captures how exceptional a cricketer's One Day International batting average is when judged against batting averages of other players. 2. Lesser the Z-score the more impressive the player's record. Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2