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14th January 2018: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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This lesson contains 10 MCQs based on the current affairs of January 2018. It will be really helpful government exam aspirants (UPSC CSE/IAS Exam).

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Good Evening Sir.... RRB NTPC ke लिये daily lecture banayenge to hame बहोत फायदा होगा .. इसके साथ ही RRB ke reasonings ke lecturer banaye.. thanks sir..
Sir can you make 1 video on space programme of ind ?
Shery J
2 years ago
Go and visit ISRO's website .There you can get authentic details
Neha Dharme
2 years ago
okay thanks
Pushkar
a year ago
You can go to justupsc on you tube science video in it covered all space relating thing
Neha Dharme
a year ago
okay fine
"All of the above" all the way................... :-|
Questions are being selected by you are really awesome. Thanks a lot Sir.
thanks sir ..plz explain in hindi.
thanks sir ..plz explain in hindi.
  1. MCQs - 14th Jan 2018 Roman Saini


  2. Instructions As soon as the question appears, pause the video, answer the question and 0-2 resume it. Score Conclusion Very low chances of selection. 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, 5-6 without fail, calculate your score and write it in 7-8 the comments section (Compete) 9-10


  3. Q1. Which of the following are correctly matched? 1. Adichanallur- Turmeric 2. Kandhamal - Archaeology 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


  4. D) Neither 1 nor 2 Adichchanallur, An Iron Age Urn Burial Site Adichchanallur is located on the right bank of the Tambraparani River, in the Tuticorin District of Tamil Nadu The extensive urn burial site at Adichchanallur was first discovered by Dr. Jagor of Berlin Museum in 1876. Kandhamal The Odisha government has applied for a GI tag on Kandhamal haladi (turmeric variety) The golden yellow spice, named after the district where it is produced, has been cultivated since time immemorial and is known for its medicinal value.


  5. Q2. Consider the following statements about 'PSLV-C40 the first launch of Indian Space Research Organization in the year 2018: 1. It placed multiple satellites into orbit. 2. It placed satellites into multiple orbits. 3. It placed 'technology demonstration' satellites into orbit. 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


  6. D) All of the above The 42nd Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), PSLV-C40, was launched successfully by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota and it placed 31 satellites across two orbits. The PSLV had as its primary payload the country's fourth satellite in the remote sensing Cartosat-2 series.


  7. Q3. Consider the following statements about 'Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana': 1. It is implemented by the Ministry of Women & Child Development. 2. It is applicable for first two live births only. 3. It provides a partial wage compensation to women for wage-loss during childbirth and childcare Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 and 2 only B) 1 and 3 only C) 2 and 3 only D) All of the above


  8. D) All of the above Pradhan Mantri Matritva Vandana Yojana (PMMVY), previously called Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana (IGMSY), is a maternity benefit program run by the government of India It is implemented by the Ministry of Women & Child Development in collaboration with State Governments It is a conditional cash transfer scheme for pregnant and lactating women of 19 years of age or above for first two live births. It provides a partial wage compensation to women for wage-loss during childbirth and childcare and to provide conditions for safe delivery and good nutrition and feeding practices. The scheme is being implemented as part of the National Food Security Act, 2013.


  9. Q4. Recently, which of the following countries has allowed the Indian Navy to use its naval base as part of a logistic support agreement? A) Vietnam B) Thailand C) Japan D) Singapore


  10. D) Singapore India and Singapore on Wednesday agreed on greater cooperation and activity in the Strait of Malacca and the Andaman Sea besides concluding a wide ranging naval agreement for maritime cooperation including logistical support. As a result of these agreements the Indian Navy would be able to visit the Changi naval base more often.


  11. Q5. Purchasing power parity (PPP) is used in which of the following cases for international comparison: 1. Sustainable Development Goals (United Nations). 2. Human Development Index (United Nations Development Programme). 3. To compare growth rates (World Economic Outlook ). 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 Headline inflation considers the price of all the goods and services but Core inflation considers the prices of all goods and services except commodity prices like prices of vegetables, fruits etc) and oil prices. Headline inflation is more Consumer Price Index based as it measures the difference in inflation by calculating the prices of a basket of goods.


  13. Q8. Consider the following statements: 1. The programme 'Creating and Sustaining Markets for Energy Efficiency' is jointly implemented by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL). 2. The Energy Efficency Services Limited EESL is under the Ministry of Power. 3. The aim of the project is to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions through energy efficiency. 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


  14. Q9. The Government of India has launched "Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban)" on 2nd October, 2014 with which of the following objectives? 1. Strengthening of urban local bodies to design, execute and operate systems. 2. Eradication of manual scavenging. 3.100% collection and scientific processing/disposal/reuse/recycle of Municipal Solid Waste. 4. To bring about a behavioural change in people regarding healthy sanitation practices, Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1, 2 and 3 only B) 2, 3 and 4 only C) 1 and 4 only D) All of the above


  15. Answer- D) All of the above The Government of India has launched "Swachh Bharat Mission (Urban)" on 2nd October, 2014 with the following objectives:- (i) Eliminate open defecation, (i) Conversion of insanitary toilets to pour flush toilets (ii) Eradication of manual scavenging, (iv) 100% collection and scientific processing/disposal reuse/recycle of Municipal Solid Waste, (v) To bring about a behavioural change in people regarding healthy sanitation practices, (vi) Generate awareness among the citizens about sanitation and its linkages with public health. (vii) Strengthening of urban local bodies to design, execute and operate systems, (vii) To create enabling environment for private sector participation in Capital Expenditure and Operation & Maintenance (O&M) costs


  16. Q10. Which of the following reports is not published by World Economic Forum? A) Global Information Technology Report B) Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Report C) Global Competitiveness Report D) World Investment Report