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16th January 2018: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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  1. MCQs - 16th 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. Consider the following statements: 1. 'IPrism' is an Intellectual Property (IP) Competition for college and university students launched by the Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM). 2. Creating IPR Awareness through outreach and promotional activities is the first and foremost objective of the National IPR Policy 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. C) Both 1 and 2 The Cell for IPR Promotion and Management (CIPAM), Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), has launched a one of its kind Intellectual Property (IP) Competition 'IPrism' for college and university students. The National IPR Policy was adopted on 12th May, 2016 to create a vibrant IP ecosystem in the country. Creating IPR Awareness through outreach and promotional activities is the first and foremost objective of the Policy.


  5. Q2. Consider the following statements: 1. The Prime Minister's 10-point agenda is related to 'Disaster Risk Reduction'. 2. The Prime Minister's 10-point agenda has been outlined to give a sense of urgency to the implementation of Sendai Framework for 'Disaster Risk Reduction 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


  6. C) Both 1 and 2 The Prime Minister's 10-point agenda, outlined during the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction (AMCDRR) held in New Delhi in November 2016 At that conference, our Prime Minister outlined a ten-point agenda to give a sense of urgency to the implementation of Sendai Framework for DRR (2015- 2030)


  7. Q3. Consider the following statements about the 'e- Tourist Visa Scheme': 1. The e-Tourist Visa enables the prospective visitor to apply for an Indian Visa from his/her home country online without visiting the Indian Mission. 2. This facility is available to Foreigners whose sole objective of visiting India is recreation and sight-seeing. 3. The e-Tourist Visa cannot be availed more than twice in a calendar year. 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. C) 1 and 3 only The e-Tourist Visa enables the prospective visitor to apply for an Indian Visa from his/her home country online without visiting the Indian Mission and also pay the visa fee online. Once approved, the applicantreceives an email authorizing him/her to travel to India and he/she can travel with a print out of this authorisation. This facility is available to Foreigners whose sole objective of visiting India is recreation, sight-seeing, short duration medical treatment, casual business visit, etc. and not valid for any other purpose/activities.


  9. Q4. Consider the following statements: 1 US, accounts for more than 70% of the global crop of guar seeds/gum 2. Guar gum is widely used to recover oil and gas from geological formations 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. B) 2 only India accounts for more than 70% of the global crop of guar seeds/gum. In the Oil and Gas Industry, guar gum has been adopted for use by Petrochemical companies for its thickening properties. These properties are used in drilling applications where high viscosity water is needed to extract oil and natural gas from shale rock formations. Recently, the Union Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley launched the countrys First Agri-commodity Options Contracts in Guar Seed.


  11. Q5. Which of the following banks/institutions were involved in the establishment of 'National Commodities And Derivatives Exchange - NCDEX? 1. ICICI Bank Limited 2. National Stock Exchange of India 3. National Bankfor Agricultural and Rural Development 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. Q7. Consider the following statements: 1. The Khelo India Games are openned only to select students in the under-18 age group. 2. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Abhiyan, Urban Sports Infrastructure Scheme and National Sports Talent Search Programme have been merged under the Khelo India Scheme. 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


  13. A) 1 only Brain death is NOT coma. Coma is a state of deep unconsciousness, where the brain continues to function and the person can breathe on his/her own, without the help of a ventilator. Thus, unlike brain death, in a coma, the brain still has the capacity to heal. If there is activity in the brain, the person will not be declared brain dead.


  14. C) Both 1 and 2 FEMA is a Civil Law having quasi judicial powers, for investigating suspected contraventions of the Exchange Control Laws and Regulations with the powers to impose penalties on those adjudged guilty. PMLA is a Criminal Law, whereby the Officers are empowered to conduct enquiries to locate, provisionally attach/confiscate assets derived from acts of Schedules Offences besides arresting and prosecuting the Money Launderers.


  15. 010. Consider the following statements: 1. Aanchal Thakur won India's first international medal in skiing at FIS International Skiing Competition in Turkey. 2. Aanchal Thakur won a gold medal at FIS International Skiing Competition. 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


  16. A) 1 only Aanchal Thakur won a bronze medal at Federation Internationale de Ski (FIS) International Skiing Competition.