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7th January 2018: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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very thank you mam
Thankyou sir ....for 2019 aspirants when we will start following current based MCQs thoroughly? please someone suggest me ..
Jay
2 years ago
u start from may 2018 upto prelims 2019 .but if u start now it's better than good.all the best....
Ritu mishra
2 years ago
Thanks @jayesh
Jan 2018' to 15th May 2019' if Prelims is in the first week of June 2019'
Ritu mishra
2 years ago
thanks @Bhupender ????
Smita Patil
2 years ago
to build a background have to struggle a lot, so start from dis moment...............
Ritu mishra
2 years ago
thankyou@smita
first time i got 9/10
Jay
2 years ago
good score... keep it up....
HIMANSHU SINGH
2 years ago
thanks bro
jayesh any site is thir to read case studies
Jay
2 years ago
mrunal.org ; insightsonIndia ; neostensil ; clearias ; refer anyone that you feel easy.
tq u phir touch mey raho doubts hey toh share karley gey
May God be with u sir..I luv ur lectures sir
thank u sir for providing source
6/10. thank you Roman Sir!
  1. MCQs - 7th Jan 2018 Roman Saini


  2. Q1. Consider the following statements: 1. The first Indian Prime Minister Shri Jawaharlal Nehru formally inaugurated the Territorial Army of India in 1948. 2. The Territorial Army is a part of Regular Army. 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. B) 2 only Source: Women can join Territorial Army: High Court; The Hindu, Page 1 After Independence the Territorial Army Act was passed in 1948 and the first Indian Governor General Shri C Rajagopalachari formally inaugurated the Territorial Army.


  4. Q2. Consider the following statements about the role of the Territorial Army': 1. It helps to relieve the Regular Army from static duties. 2. It assists civil administration in dealing with natural calamities. 3. It provides units for Regular Army as and when required. 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 Source: Women can join Territorial Army: High Court; The Hindu, Page 1 The Territorial Army is a part of Regular Army and its present role is to relieve the Regular Army from static duties and assist civil administration in dealing with natural calamities and maintenance of essential services in situations where life of the communities is affected or the security of the Country is threatened and to provide units for Regular Army as and when required.


  6. Q3. Consider the following statements: 1. Gross Enrolment Ratio or GER is the total enrolment in higher education as percentage of the population in 18-23 years age group. 2. In the last five years, the male-female gap in the Gross Enrolment Ratio was minimum in the period 2016-2017. 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


  7. C) Both 1 and 2 Source: T.N. tops GER in higher education; The Hindu, Page 1 Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Higher education in India is calculated for 18-23 years of age group. Total enrolment in higher education, regardless of age, expressed as a percentage to the eligible official population (18-23 years) in a given school year. The GER is widely used to show the general level of participation in and capacity of higher education. Data includes details on gender wise gross enrolment ratio in higher education for all categories, SC and ST.


  8. Q4. Which of the following metals are used in the manufacturing of firecrackers? 1. Lithium 2. Mercury 3. Arsenic 4. Lead 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


  9. D) All of the above Source: Cracker ban did not impact health of Delhiites; The Hindu, Page1 Recently, the Supreme Court of India has prohibited use of lithium, mercury, firecrackers. Besides these barium and strontium are also used in the manufacturing of arsenic.kantimony,lead metals which are used in the manufacturing of firecrackers.


  10. Q5. Consider the following statements: 1. Scrub typhus is a mite-borne disease. 2. Scrub typhus is endemic in Africa. 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


  11. A) 1 only Source: One dies of scrub typhus; The Hindu, Page 3 Scrub typhus is a mite-borne disease. Scrub typhus is transmitted by mite larvae (chiggers), which feed on forest and rural rodents, including rats, voles, and field mice. Scrub typhus is endemic in an area of Asia-Pacific bounded by Japan, Korea, China, India, and northern Australia.


  12. Q7. Which among the following can be labeled as organic food' in India? 1. Fruits 2. Vegetables 3. Fibre 4. Animal Products Select the correct answer using the code given below: A) 1, 3 and 4 only B) 1, 2 and 3 only C) 1, 2 and 4 only D) All of the abov


  13. Q8. Consider the following statements: 1. India has more farmers engaged in organic farming than any other country in the world 2. Less than 2% of India's cultivated area is under organic farming. 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


  14. C) Both 1 and 2 Source: Come July, label mandatory for food certified as 'organic'; The Hindu, Page 5 India has more farmers engaged in organic farming than any other country in the world. Less than 2% of India's cultivated area is under organic farming. Among all the states, Madhya Pradesh has covered largest area under organic certification followed by Himachal Pradesh and Rajasthan.


  15. Q9. Consider the following statements: 1. The National Emblem of India is based on the Lion Capital of the Ashoka Pillar in Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh. 2. States in India do not have their own official emblems but have to use the National Emblem for official purposes. 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


  16. A) 1 only Source: Bengal unveils official State emblem; The Hindu, Page 5 Many States in India have their own official State emblems National Emblem Representative of: The Republic of India Based on: The Lion Capital of the Ashoka Pillar in Sarnath, Uttar Pradesh Motto: Satyameva Jayate/ Truth Alone Triumphs Adopted by: Madhav Sawhney Adopted on: January 26, 1950


  17. Q10. Consider the following statements: 1. Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code imposes criminal prohibition on adultery 2. The judgment by the Supreme Court in Suresh Kumar Koushal (2013) Case upheld that the value of privacy was fundamental to those of the transgender community 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


  18. A) 1 only Source: This too is a right; The Hindu, Page 6 The judgment in Suresh Kumar Koushal (2013) upholding the criminalisation of voluntary sexual intercourse between those of the same sex remains a serious blow to the right to sexual freedom. However, subsequently, in NALSA v. Union of India (2014), the Court said that the value of privacy is fundamental to those of the transgender community