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5th August 2018: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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I want to know sir, from where you make these mcqs. As they are not available in Hindu. I read Hindu religiously and check every short to not miss any small but important news. But then also I can't answer most of these questions??
Preet Gill
a year ago
same doubt
Dhawan Gupta
a year ago
insights daily current affairs
Rahul Rastogi
a year ago
I have been following from quite time now, there are usually 3-5 MCQ from the Hindu. rest are contemporary issue or static topics for Prelims. This way roman Sir is trying to make the course more comprehensive.
Most of the question r from hindu news paper, rest r from PIB, science reporter, yojana etc,
Sankalp Mehar
a year ago
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Sir I wana ask u refer what sources to make these mcqs???becoz I am only reading the hindhu Nd cnt able to ans most of them plz reply
Sankalp Mehar
a year ago
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Naman Goyal
a year ago
Hey read The Hindu and at the end of the day just revise Insights Daily current affairs as it covers PIB and other sources as well.
Kindly clarify whether Swacch Survekshan for cities 2018 was third edition or first. First edition is proposed for rural. Please clarify.
Sanat Kumar
a year ago
I think third because 2016, 2017 are also available
Jaihind NatrajN
a year ago
3rd edition, but the 1st one done in an all india basis...
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a year ago
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  1. MCQs - 5th 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. Consider the following statements: 1. Brasilia Declaration intends to reduce road accidents and traffic fatalities by 50% by 2022. 2. India is a signatory to the Brasilia Declaration. 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 Brasilia Declaration intends to reduce road accidents and traffic fatalities by 50% by 2022. India is a signatory to the Brasilia Declaration.


  7. Q2. Kishanganga Project is a successful example of an "inter-basin" transfer of water from the: A) Markha Valley to Gurez Valley B) Gurez Valley to the Kashmir Valley C) Kashmir Valley to Markha Valley D) Gurez Valley to Markha Valley


  8. 8) Gurez Valley to the Kashmir Valley Kishanganga Hydro-Electric Project (KHEP) is located on Kishanganga river which is a tributary of the Jhelum river Kishanganga Project is a successful example of an "inter-basin" transfer of water from the Gurez Valley to the Kashmir Valley.


  9. Q3. The National Green Tribunal has given directions to the J&K government to stop the use of horses and ponies in Vaishno Devi shrine premises in Jammu because A) It wants to stop the exploitation of the animals. B) Some of the species are endangered in Jammu and Kashmir. C) The animals are being fed on vegetation which is protected under various Acts. D) Large amounts of untreated solid and liquid waste is being generated by them.


  10. Answer- D) The National Green Tribunal has given directions to the J&K government to stop the use of horses and ponies in Vaishno Devi shrine premises in Jammu because large amounts of untreated solid and liquid waste generated by them are disposed directly into Banganga river.


  11. Q4. Consider the following statements about the Swacch Surveskshan 2018: 1. It was organized by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. 2. This was the first Pan-India sanitation survey to assess sanitation levels in all the cities and towns of the country. 3. The on-field survey for Swachh Survekshan has been conducted by an independent agency. 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. D) All of the above It was organized by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. This was the first Pan-India sanitation survey to assess sanitation levels in all the cities and towns of the country The on-field survey for Swachh Survekshan has been conducted by an independent agency


  13. A) 1 and 2 only It doesn't propose any green tax for facilitating ecologically responsible behaviour


  14. Q7. Bombay Stock Exchange has become the first Indian exchange to be recognised as a designated offshore securities market (DOSM) by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Which of the following could be the possible benefits? A) The DOSM status allows sale of securities to U.S. investors through the trading venue of BSE without registration of such securities with the U.S. SEC B) The recognition will also enhance the attractiveness of Indian Depository Receipts (IDRs) amongst US investors C) Certain directors and officers of dual-listed companies will be permitted to resell their securities on BSE, regardless of any restrictions or holding periods that may apply under US securities laws. D) All of the above


  15. Q8. Which of the following software giants has recently formeda blockchain-based trade finance network with seven private-sector banks to increase security and efficiency in the banking sector? A) Infosys B) Wipro C) Tata Consultancy Services D) Satyam Computers services Limited


  16. A) Infosys Infosys has formed a blockchain-based trade finance network with seven private-sector banks, to increase security and efficiency in the banking sector while also broadening its product offering. The seven banks are: ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra Bank, Yes Bank Induslnd Bank, RBL Bank and South Indian Bank.


  17. 09. Consider the following statements about the Navika Sagar Parikrama: 1. This was the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew. 2. This involved the indigenously built vessel. 3. One of its aims was to showcase Nari Shakti on world platform. 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


  18. D) All of the above Navika Sagar Parikrama was the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew. It used indigenously-built vessel named INSV Tarini to showcase 'Make in India" initiative on international forum. The expedition was also aimed at to showcase Nari Shakti on world platform and help in transforming societal attitudes and mindset towards women in India by raising visibility of their participation in challenging environments.