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6th August 2018: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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sir these question are not in news then how can we call them current affairs
Aditya Singh
a year ago
UPSC is unpredictable....u can't guess from where they can ask....so from wherever ... question come...solve it
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Please Make in Hindi also Guru ji
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  1. MCQs - 6th 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. Arsenic can get into the human body through drinking water as well as from crops irrigated with arsenic contaminated groundwater 2. Arsenic present in inorganic forms is toxic whereas organic forms of arsenic mainly present in sea foods are less-toxic 3. Boiling removes arsenic from drinking water. Select the 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. A) 1 and 2 only Arsenic cannot be removed by boiling as it is not a volatile substance. Rather, its concentration increases as water evaporates during boiling.


  7. Q2. The 1949 Geneva Conventions protect which of the following category of persons? 1. Wounded and sick soldiers on land during war. 2. Wounded, sick and shipwrecked military personnel at sea during war. 3. Prisoners of war. 4. Civilians, including in occupied territory. Select the 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


  8. D) All of the above The Geneva Conventions and their Additional Protocols are international treaties that contain the most important rules limiting the barbarity of war. They protect people who do not take part in the fighting (civilians, medics, aid workers) and those who can no longer fight (wounded, sick and shipwrecked troops, prisoners of war)


  9. Q3. Consider the following statements: 1. The National Stock Exchange (NSE) 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) 2. Bombay Stock Exchange has become the first Indian exchange to get an exemption from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) that will allow members of the Indian exchange to trade in derivatives for U.S. clients. Select the answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2


  10. D) Neither 1 nor 2 1. 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). 2. The National Stock Exchange (NSE) has become the first Indian exchange to get an exemption from the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) that will allow members of the Indian exchange to trade in derivatives for U.S. clients.


  11. Q4. Consider the following differences between normal SIM and eSIM: 1. An eSIM is a SIM card that cannot be removed from a device. 2. An eSIM has the ability to use and store multiple profiles. 3. An eSIM takes up far less physical room inside a device Select the 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 The Department of Telecommunications has allowed the use of eSIM or 'Embedded-Subscriber Identity Module' The eSIM is a virtual equivalent of normal SIM cards and come embedded in the device. These cannot be removed from the device but can be updated over-the- air.


  13. D) All of the above Among others, stock prices can be affected by: 1. Inflation 2. Deflation 3. Changes in economic policy 4. Economic and political shocks 3


  14. Q7. Parties to the Montreal Protocol adopted the Kigali amendment to phase down production and consumption of: A) Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs) B) Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) C) Hlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) D) All of the above


  15. Q8. Consider the following statements: 1. Unlike ethanol, methanol is a dangerous alcohol that can be fatal if swallowed 2. Unlike ethanol, methanol cannot be used as an alternative/additive to conventional fuels Select the answer using the code given below: A) 1 only B) 2 only C) Both 1 and 2 D) Neither 1 nor 2


  16. A) 1 only Unlike ethanol, methanol is a dangerous alcohol that can be fatal if swallowed. Like ethanol, methanol can also be used as an alternative/additive to conventional fuels.


  17. 09. Which of the following is 'not' a correct advantage of biofuels? A) Reducing the occurrence of environmental pollution B) Renewability C) Carbon neutral D) Higher energy output


  18. D) Higher energy output Biofuels have a lower energy output than traditional fuels and therefore require greater quantities to be consumed in order to produce the same energy level.