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15th 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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really helpful study material thank you very much sir
Anurag Patel
a year ago
your most welcome
Sir, in addition to explanation of solutions please include the sources of your questions in daily videos becoz after reading that news from the given source we will get in-depth knowledge of that topic.
Govarthan B
2 years ago
i think that we can just google it. just saying cause curiosity gives you wings..
Yes. Redbull also supposedly gives us wings ;)
it's amazing how you have done value edition to today's The Hindu by the medium of these communications. Thank you!
  1. MCQs - 15th 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. Consider the following statements: 1. Theyyam or Kaliyattam is a famous ritual art form that originated in North Kerala. 2. The Theyyam dance is performed as ancestor worship. 3. The Theyyam period is from June to October. 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


  4. A) 1 and 2 only Theyyam or Kaliyattam is a famous ritual art form that originated in North Kerala. It encompasses dance, mime and music. The Theyyam dance is performed in front of the village shrine, groves, and in the houses as ancestor worship. The Theyyam period is from the 10th of Malayalam month Thulam (October/November) and comes to a close by the end of June. Man assumes the form of God in this dance formm


  5. Q2. Which of the following organs/tissues can be donated to a needy person? 1. Pancreas 2. Lungs 3. Eardrum 4. Ear bones Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1, 2 and 3 only B) 2, 3 and 4 only C) 1, 3 and 4 only D) All of the above


  6. D) All of the above Organs that can be donated include kidneys, liver, pancreas, lungs and heart, while tissue constitutes eyes, skin, bone, bone marrow, nerves, brain, heart valves, eardrum, ear bones and blood


  7. Q3. Consider the following statements: 1. H5N1 is a type of influenza virus that causes a highly infectious respiratory disease in pigs 2. It is difficult to transmit the H5N1 infection from person to person. 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


  8. B) 2 only H5N1 is a type of influenza virus that causes a highly infectious, severe respiratory disease in birds called avian influenza (or "bird flu" Human cases of H5N1 avian influenza occur occasionally, but it is difficult to transmit the infection from person to person.


  9. Q4. Directorate of Enforcement is mandated with the task of enforcing the provisions of which of the following laws? 1. Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA) 2. Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA) 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. C) Both 1 and 2 Directorate of Enforcement is a Multi Disciplinary Organization mandated with the task of enforcing the provisions of two special fiscal laws Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA) and Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (PMLA).


  11. Q5. Which of the following are correctly matched? 1. Bhogi Kerala 2. Lohri - Gujarat 3. Maghi Bihu - West Bengal 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) None of these


  12. D) All of the above Section 497: Adultery Section 228A: Publication of the identity of rape victims Section 377: Criminalization of homosexuality


  13. Q8. Consider the following statements: 1. The largest bench of the Supreme Court of India is called the Constitution Bench 2. A Constitution Bench comprises of more than 50% of the available strength of the judges. 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. Consider the following statements about the Indian Navy's Boeing P-81s dedicated surveillance aircraft: 1. The P-81 participated in the search effort for Malaysian Airlines Flight MH 370 2. The first successful firing of air launched Harpoon Block II missile in the world was achieved by the P-81. 3. The P-81 is equipped with highly potent anti-surface and anti-submarine weapons 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


  15. D) All of the above The P-81 aircraft is a variant of the P-8A Poseidon aircraft that Boeing developed as a replacement for the US Navy's ageing P-3 fleet. Indian Navy became the first international customer for the P-8 aircraft.


  16. Q10. Godavari River water dispute involves which of the following States? 1. Maharashtra 2. Andhra Pradesh 3. Karnataka 4. Odisha Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1, 2 and 3 only B) 2, 3 and 4 only C) 1, 3 and 4 only D) All of the above