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1st August 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 August 2018. It will be really helpful government exam aspirants (UPSC CSE/IAS Exam).

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Second Question options are incorrect...HC judge retires at 62 and SC at 65...option should be 2 only
Dr Kamal Kumar
a year ago
i think typing mistake
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Inder jeet
a year ago
yes only 2
Prateek Patel
a year ago
he said there was a typing mistake...give yourself 1 mark for error :-P
Roman Saini
a year ago
I have replied in the lesson itself, please listen to it once, thanks.
Vipin Chauhan
a year ago
Okay...might have missed it...anyways thanks for clarifying
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  1. MCQs - 1st August 2018 Roman Saini


  2. Instructions As soon as the question Score Conclusion appears, pause the video, answer the question and 0-2 resume it. 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


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  5. Q1. Which of the following could be the advantages of increasing the age of retirement for Supreme Court and High Court judges? 1. It will strengthen the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary. 2. It will address the problem of mounting arrears. 3. It will ensure the continued presence of a strong talent pool of experienced judges. 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 Increasing the age of retirement for Supreme Court and High Court judges has significant advantages: It will ensure the continued presence of a strong talent pool of experienced judges. New judges can be appointed without displacing existing judges. It will address the problem of mounting arrears. It will be a buffer against impending litigation explosion. It will render post-retirement assignments unattractive and, as a consequence, strengthen the rule of law and the independence of the judiciary, both of which are crucial to sustain democracy


  7. 02. Consider the following statements: 1. The retirement age of Judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts is 62 and 65 years respectively. 2. Retired High Court and Supreme Court judges can man tribunals till the age of 70. 3. The Constitution (114th Amendment) Bill aims to raise the retirement age of High Court judges to 65 from 62 years and that of Supreme Court judges from 65 to 70 years 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. A) 1 and 2 only The Constitution (114th Amendment) Bill aims to raise the retirement age of High Court judges to 65 from 62 years only.


  9. 03. Which of the following statements regarding the goals of BRICS (the grouping of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) are correct? 1. Reform of global financial governance 2. Democratisation of the United Nations 3. Expansion of the Security Council 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


  10. D) All of the above BRICS, or the grouping of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa, represents over 40% of the world's population and accounts for 22% of global GDP.


  11. Q4. Which of the following countries had introduced the concept of "BRICS Plus"? A) Brazil B) China C) India D) Russia


  12. B) China China introduced the "BRICS Plus" format at the Xiamen summit last year by inviting a few countries from different regions South Africa emulated it in the recently concluded summit, arranging the attendance of top-level representation of five nations of its choice: Argentina, Jamaica, Turkey, Indonesia and Egypt. However, the precise role of "BRICS Plus" countries will take time to evolve.


  13. B) K.S Puttaswamy v. Union of India In K.S Puttaswamy v. Union of India judgment, the Supreme Court has held that the right to privacy is a fundamental right under Article 21 of the Constitution of India


  14. Q7. The Economic Survey 2017-18 recommended which of the following steps to acknowledge the "feminisation" of Indian agriculture? 1. Earmarking at least 10% of the budget allocation for women beneficiaries in all ongoing schemes/programmes 2. Focussing on women self-help groups to connect them to micro-credit through capacity-building activities. 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. Q8. 'Against All Odds' which was recently in news is? A) The online game of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. B) The online campaign to bring discrimination against women to the forefront C) The online fund to help disability affected sportspersons. D) None of these.


  16. Answer- A) 'Against All Odds' - the online game of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). The UNHCR game which is for children of the age group of seven years and above seeks to create awareness among refugee children on how to face persecution and the process to seek asylum


  17. Q9. Consider the following statements: 1. The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International Importance is an intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources 2. The Ramsar Convention is the only global environmental treaty that deals with a particular ecosystem Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2


  18. C) Both 1 and 2 The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands The Convention on Wetlands of International Importance, called the Ramsar Convention, is an intergovernmental treaty that provides the framework for national action and international cooperation for the conservation and wise use of wetlands and their resources. The Ramsar Convention is the only global environmental treaty that deals witlh a particular ecosystem The treaty was adopted in the Iranian city of Ramsar in 1971 and the Convention's member countries cover all geographic regions of the planet. India is a signatory to the Ramsar Convention.