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17th 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).

Roman Saini is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

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sir previous yrs ke question paper of lady hading ke send karo plz
what are the major sources to be able to answer these questions??the hindu does not seem enough
Atal Dash
2 years ago
Daily Newspaper
Nitesh Aggarwal
2 years ago
Read PIB, Yojana too apart from the hindu
7/10 keep trying to improve.
7/10 keep trying to improve.
Ayush Butoliya
2 years ago
hi mam can u tell me the source for Largest amt of CARBON on esrth wala ques?
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Shivansh Surana
2 years ago
Hi vandana, Would you tell me how to answer questions that are of relevance to current news but complete content is not there? For eg. the big data news which was in news yesterday but such content was not given as asked in the question. ( taking the hindu as source of information) Please answer.
Anurag sahu
2 years ago
@ayush batolia , soil has the largest amount of carbon, the hindu k editorial se aaya hai wo question,dated 16th jan Tuesday
Anurag sahu
2 years ago
@shivansh surana, the hindu dated 16th jaan 1 Tuesday ka headline hai boss , " Israel seeks 'big data' from india, signs four agreements" , direct question hi tha :)
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Shivansh Surana
2 years ago
@Anuragsir The headline was absolutely there but what i meant was pertinent to the information asked in the question ie how big data Helps and 4 options given I mean how to read the info related to those options
Anshul Dadhich
2 years ago
@Shivansh Surana. You will have to search the internet for that.You can't totally rely on newspaper for such information.
  1. MCQs - 17th 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. Jallikatu is an event held in Tamil Nadu as a part of the Pongal celebrations 2. A seal made of stone found at Mohenjodaro depicts Jallikatu that was prevalent in the Indus Civilization 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 Jallikatu is an event held in Tamil Nadu as a part of the Pongal celebrations. A seal made of stone found at Mohenjodaro depicts Jallikatu that was prevalent in the Indus Civilization.


  5. Q2. Big Data can be important to an organization in which of the following ways? 1. Determining root causes of failures, issues and defects in near-real time. 2. Generating coupons at the point of sale based on the customer's buying habits. 3. Recalculating entire risk portfolios in minutes. 4. Detecting fraudulent behaviour before it affects your organization. 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 Big data is an evolving term that describes any voluminous amount of structured, semi-structured and unstructured data that has the potential to be mined for information Big Data can be important to an organization in the following ways: 1. Determining root causes of failures, issues and defects in near-real time. 2. Generating coupons at the point of sale based on the customer's buying habits. 3. Recalculating entire risk portfolios in minutes. 4. Detecting fraudulent behaviour before it affects your organization


  7. Q3. Which of the following countries has recently proposed to access India's "big data," to counter cyber threats and to "revolutionise" Indian farm production? A) France B) U.S C) Russia D) Israel


  8. D) Israel Boosting measures to counter cyber threats and to "revolutionise" Indian farm production, Israel has proposed to access India's "big data".


  9. Q4. Consider the following statements regarding the functions of the National Medical Commission proposed under the National Medical Commission Bill, 2017: 1. Framing policies for regulating medical institutions and medical professionals. 2. Assessing the requirements of healthcare related human resources and infrastructure 3. Ensuring compliance by the State Medical Councils of the regulations made under the 4. Framing guidelines for determination of fees for up to 40% of the seats in the private medical institutions and deemed universities which are regulated as per the Bill 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


  10. D) All of the above Functions of the National Medical Commission proposed under the National Medical Commission Bill, 2017: (i) framing policies for regulating medical institutions and medical professionals, (ii) assessing the requirements of healthcare related human resources and infrastructure, (i) ensuring compliance by the State Medical Councils of the regulations made under the Bill, (iv) framing guidelines for determination of fees for up to 40% of the seats in the private medical institutions and deemed universities which are regulated as per the Bil


  11. Q5. Consider the following statements: 1. Camera traps and pugmark tracing are some of the most commonly employed methods to count tigers. 2. Unlike the camera traps, which estimates a minimum census, pugmark tracing yields a total population. 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


  12. Answer -B) "The idea of Operation Digital Board is aimed at providing better digital education in all schools.


  13. Q8. Which of the following results in the addition of CO2 into the atmosphere? 1. Plant Respiration 2. Litter Fal 3. Soil Respiration 4. Photosynthesis 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 abov


  14. Q9. Consider the following statements: 1. The Senkaku/Diaoyu islands are a bone of contention between China/Taiwan and Japan 2. The Senkaku/Diaoyu islands are located in the South China Sea. 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


  15. A) 1 only The Senkaku/Diaoyu islands are located in the East China Sea.


  16. Q10. Which of the following disqualifications for election to Lok Sabha are directly covered by the Article 102 of the Constitution? 1. The person of unsound mind and must not stand so declared by a competent court. 2. The person must not be an undischarged insolvent. 3. The person must not be a member of an association declared unlawful. 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