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21st August 2018: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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Thanks for that BIS new. Standards were really increasing cost of my engineering project patent.
please upload MCQs for 12,13,14,15,16 August also 🙏
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Sir please provide mcq in hindi language also
high yield mcq sir please provide it continues
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Sir please provide mcq in hindi language also
  1. MCQs - 21st 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. Mullaperiyar Dam, which was recently in news, is on which river? A) Cauvery B) Krishna C) Periyar D) Kallada


  6. C) Periyar Mullaperiyar Dam The dam was built with the intention of diverting the West-flowing Periyar river eastwards to the arid rain shadow region of Madurai (Tamil Nadu) It is located in Idukki district of Kerala. Kerala and Tamil Nadu are in a constant tussle regarding the strength of the dam and hence the level of water that should be maintained in the dam.


  7. Q2. Consider the following statements about the Asian Games 2018: 1. Indonesia is hosting the Games for the second time. 2. India's best haul in Asian Games came in Guangzhou in 2010. 3. Esports will make a debut as demonstration sports of the 2018 Asian Games. 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. D) All of the above Asian Games 2018 (18th Edition) Indonesia is hosting the Games for the second time. But it would be the first time the event will be held in two cities: Jakarta and Palembang India's best haul in Asian Games (in short called Asiad) came in Guangzhou (2010) with 65 medals. In an ongoing burst of sporting diplomacy, South Korean and North Korean athletes will march behind a common flag in Indonesia Esports will make a debut as demonstration sports of the 2018 Asian Games, recognized by the Olympic Council of Asia.


  9. Q3. Which of the following sportspersons have been correctly matched with the sports they play? 1. Hima Das Badminton 2. Neeraj Chopra - Javelin thrower 3. Manu Bhaker - Shooting 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. B) 2 and 3 only P.V. Sindhu and Saina Nehwal - Badminton Neeraj Chopra Javelin thrower Manu Bhaker and Elavenil Valarivan - Shooting Hima Das Sprinter


  11. Q4. The Airports Authority of India has proposed to set up a water aerodrome in which of the following lakes for starting amphibious aircraft operations? A) Kolleru Lake B) Chilika Lake C) Sambhar Lake D) Loktak Lake


  12. B) Chilika Lake The Airports Authority of India has proposed to set up a water aerodrome in Chilika Lake for starting amphibious aircraft operations in Odisha, which may not take off due to ecological consequences of the project.


  13. D) None of these The Global Nutrition Report is a report card on the world's nutrition-globally, regionally, and country by country-and on efforts to improve it. The Global Nutrition Report is an independently produced annual stock-take of the state of the world's nutrition. The report is published by International Food Policy Research Institute. The World Health Organization is a Global Nutrition Report Partner.


  14. Q7. National Nutrition Strategy (NNS) has been published by: A) Ministry of Women and Child Development B) NITI Aayog C) Ministry of Finance D) National Policy and Research Institute


  15. Q8. Galilee Basin, which was recently in news, is located in which of the following countries? A) USA B) France C) China D) Australia


  16. D) Australia Carmichael coal mine is located in the Galilee Basin, a 2,47,000 square- kilometre (95,000 square mile) expanse that has the potential to become Australia's largest coal-producing region.


  17. Q9. Which among the following pollutants are generally released during the burning of fire crackers: 1. Sulfur dioxide 2. Carbon dioxide 3. Carbon monoxide 4. Cadmium Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1, 2 and 3 only B) 2, 3 and 4 only C) 1, 2 and 4 only D) All of the above


  18. Answer- D) All of the above Burning of fireworks releases pollutants like Sulfur dioxide, Carbon dioxide, Carbon monoxide, suspended particles and metals like aluminium, manganese and cadmium which may lead to serious health hazards.