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8th January 2018: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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Sir if it is suitable to you..thn plz take a class on PARLIAMENT chapter of laksmikanth...thank you
7/10.. take a test on monthly or weekly compilation of MCQ.
Sir it’s request ....if you n your team feels convinient to add a question of History( any Modern or Ancient )
https://unacademy.com/lesson/7th-january-mcqs-in-hindi/LPXY49E9
thank you so much sir , this mcqs really help us, pls complete history ncret mcqs
Hello roman sir,, it's a request.. Pls tell Abhishek Dass sir to make complete courses on Indian polity by Lakshmi Kant before end of January 2018.Pls consider my request on top priority if possible. Note-Excellent courses from his side Thank u in advance for help and cooperation.
  1. MCQs - 8th Jan 2018 Roman Saini


  2. Q1. Which of the following States has recently released a draft 'Antimicrobial Resistance Action Plan'? A) Punjab B) Karnataka C) Kerala D) Uttarakhand


  3. C) Kerala Kerala has recently released a draft 'Antimicrobial Resistance Action Plan' National Centre for Disease Control and World Health Organization are partnering with the Kerala's initiative


  4. 02. Consider the following statements: 1. The Sammakka-Sarakka Jatara held by the Koya tribe is the biggest tribal festival in Asia 2. Only a national festival can be considered for 'intangible cultural heritage of humanity' tag of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) 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


  5. C) Both 1 and 2 Central government is likely to declare Medaram's Sammakka- Sarakka/Saralamma Jatara a national festival this year. The Sammakka-Sarakka Jatara held by the Koya tribe is the biggest tribal festival in Asia. Only a national festival can be considered for 'intangible cultural heritage of humanity' tag of United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNEScO). UNESCO had given the tag to Kumbh Mela, which is world's biggest festival which sees participation by up to 10 crore persons.


  6. Q3. Consider the following statements: 1. Jan Dhan Yojana is India's flagship financial inclusion programme. 2. More women have opened the bank accounts under this scheme than men. 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. A) 1 only A World Bank paper has noted a 10% gender gap in opening accounts under the country's flagship financial inclusion programme Jan Dhan Yojana-with 73 % men applying for accounts against 63 % women. Madhya Pradesh recorded the largest gender gap of 21%.


  8. Q4. Which of the following rivers was recently in news because of blackening of its water? A) Siang B) Godavari C) Chambal D) Kosi


  9. A) Siang Siang river was recently in news because of blackening of its water. The Siang enters India from Tibet, where it flows for about 1,500 km as the Tsangpo and becomes the Brahmaputra after it flows into Assam. Reports have blamed tunnel construction by China in Tibet for the unusual darkening of the river and a surge in silt downstream


  10. Q5. Consider the following statements: 1. A privilege motion is a notice by any member of either House of a state legislature or Parliament, against anyone who are accused of breach of privilege 2. A breach of privilege is punishable under law of Parliament or the state legislature. 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. C) Both 1 and 2 A privilege motion is a notice by any member of either House of a state legislature or Parliament, against anyone who are accused of breach of privilege Parliamentary privileges are certain rights and immunities enjoyed by MPs, MLAs and MLCs, individually and collectively, so that they can effectively discharge their functions. When any of these rights and immunities is disregarded, the offence is called a breach of privilege and is punishable under law of Parliament or the state legislature


  12. Q7. Consider the following statements: 1. H1N1 flu is also known as swine flu. 2. Swine flu is an infection caused by a virus. 3. Swine flu is contagious and can spread from human to human. 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. Consider the following statements: 1. Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are long-lived chemical compounds linked to destruction of ozone molecules. 2. Stratospheric ozone protects life on the planet by absorbing potentially harmful infrared radiation. 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. A) 1 only Stratospheric ozone protects life on the planet by absorbing potentially harmful ultraviolet radiation.


  15. 09. Aura satellite launched in 2004 aims to calculate: A) ozone levels in the atmosphere. B) radiation levels in the atmosphere. C) moisture level in the pre-monsoon period. D) none of these


  16. A) ozone levels in the atmosphere. Aura obtains measurements of ozone, aerosols and key gases throughout the atmosphere using technologically innovative space instrumentation. Scientists use these data to gain revolutionary insights into the chemistry of our atmosphere.


  17. Q10. Consider the following statements: 1. The brain uses more energy than any other human organ. 2. Two-thirds of the brain's energy budget is used to help neurons or nerve cells send signals. 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. C) Both 1 and 2 The brain uses more energy than any other human organ. Two-thirds of the brain's energy budget is used to help neurons or nerve cells send signals.