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1st January 2018: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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Roman Saini
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senior sir Roman it is better to include map points for easily identify the world related current affair questions like you previously mentioning sea routes, historical icons etc. THANK YOU.
Sankalp Mehar
10 months ago
Hi , Can anyone please tell where to find there question so that i can attempt them first myself? Urgent.
Sir what is littoral states?
Gaurav Kumar
a year ago
The littoral zone/state is the part of a sea, lake or river that is close to the shore.
thanks sir
Shubham jain
a year ago
opposite of landlocked
thanks for answer
place which has its coast adjacent to water body during a LOW tide as well.. here low tide is important to call it a littoral state
place which has its coast adjacent to water body during a LOW tide as well.. here low tide is important to call it a littoral state
Sankalp Mehar
10 months ago
Hi , Can anyone please tell where to find there question so that i can attempt them first myself? Urgent.
Nitesh Aggarwal
10 months ago
Sankalp use the hindu, pib, yojana, livemint etc.
sir please hindi me bhi start kr de, hindi medium walo k liye bhi plzzzz
Sankalp Mehar
10 months ago
Hi , Can anyone please tell where to find there question so that i can attempt them first myself? Urgent.
sir acqatic salamander like axolotl can regenerate it's entire body ..
3/10 Very disappointing ..
  1. MCQs - 1st Jan 2018 Roman Saini


  2. Q1. Consider the following statements about the New National Medical Commission Bill, 2017; I. The government can dictate guidelines for fees up to 40% of seats in private medical colleges. 2. The bill not only has a provision for a common entrance exam but alsoa licentiate (exit) exam that medical graduates have to pass before practising or pursuing Post Graduate courses. 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


  3. C) Both 1 and 2 The government can dictate guidelines for fees up to 40% of seats in private medical colleges. The bill not only has a provision for a common entrance exam but also a licentiate (exit) exam that medical graduates have to pass before practising or pursuing Post Graduate courses.


  4. Q2. Which among the following can act as biomarkers? 1. Genes 2. Proteins 3. Hormones 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


  5. D) All of the above Biomarkers are molecules that indicate normal or abnormal process taking place in your body and may be a sign of an underlying condition or disease. Various types of molecules, such as DNA (genes), proteins or hormones, can serve as biomarkers, since they all indicate something about the health. Serve as biomarkers, ince they allinlika


  6. Q3. Which of the following animals can regenerate their body parts? 1. Snail Fur (Hydractinia) 2. Starfish 3. Salamanders 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


  7. D) All of the above Many animals can regenerate body parts, from starfish to salamanders.


  8. Q4. Consider the following statements: 1. A salamander can grow back a tail, but not its other body parts. 2. Snail Fur (Hydractinia) can regrow its own head. 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


  9. C) Both 1 and 2 Snail Fur (Hydractinia), which are tiny marine animals, can regrow its own head. The key to Hydractinia's regenerative talent is the fact that it retains its embryonic stem cells for life.


  10. Q5. Consider the following statements: 1. Gigantopithecus or the giant ape" once roamed the plains of Asia, including India 2. Gigantopithecus went extinct due to a lack of food and its giant size. 3. Elephants are its closest living relatives. 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


  11. A) 1 and 2 only Gigantopithecus or the "giant ape" once roamed the plains of Asia, including India Gigantopithecus went extinct due to a lack of food and its giant size. Orangutans are its closest living relatives.


  12. Q7. Consider the following statements: 1. The Narcondam hornbill species are non-migratory birds. 2. The Narcondam hornbill species are found only on the Narcondom Island m hornbill species are critically endangered. 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


  13. Q8. In the year 2017, which of the following countries was affected by two major earthquakes within a gap of 12 days? A) Mexico B) Iran C) Iraq D) Afghanistan


  14. A) Mexico In the year 2017, Mexico was affected by two major earthquakes within a gap of 12 days.


  15. 09. Arrange the following hurricanes in the order of their occurrence in the year 2017: 1. Harvey 2. Maria 3. Irma Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1, 2, 3 B) 2, 3, 1 C) 1,3,2 D) 2, 1, 3


  16. C) 1, 3, 2 The correct order is: Harvey, Irma, Maria


  17. Q10. Which of the following are the littoral states of the Malacca Strait? 1. Indonesia 2. Malaysia 3. Singapore 4. China 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) 1, 2 and 4 only


  18. A) 1, 2 and 3 only The Malacca Strait is a shared border of four littoral states (mainly three), namely Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.