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(Hindi) 29th December 2017: Daily MCQs on Current Affairs for government exams (UPSC CSE/IAS exam)
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Mahadeyi doesn't pass through Maharashtra https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mandovi_River
To all aspirants, first of all read Hindu Newspaper and then go through this MCQ...You will grasp it very fast....Thanks Roman Sir
thank sir for all courses specially for the beginning of this course...really motivating
Japan Encephalitis virus(JE) was found in Malkangiri District of Orissa...
please make uncademy app for windows ..thanku sir for current affairs
  1. MCQs - 29th Dec 2017 Roman Saini


  2. Q1. The Mahadayi river passes through which of the following States? A) Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu B) Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra C) Kerala, Karnataka, Goa and Maharashtra D) Karnataka, Goa, Maharashtra and Gujarat


  3. Answer- B) The Mahadayi (called Mandovi in Goa) originates in Karnataka and flows to Goa and Maharashtra. The three states are locked in a protracted dispute over sharing its water for the last 30 years


  4. 02. Consider the following statements: 1. The Mahadayi river originates in Maharashtra and flows to Goa and Karnataka 2. Kalasaa 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. B) 2 only The Mahadayi (called Mandovi in Goa) originates in Karnataka and flows to Goa and Maharashtra.


  6. Q3. Consider the following statements: 1. The hill of Shravanabelagola in the state of Karnataka, is a noted place of pilgrimage for the Buddhists. 2. The statue of Sri Gomatheswar at Shravanabelagola is the tallest free- standing statue in the world. 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. B) 2 only The hill of Shravanabelagola, 120 kilometers west of Bangalore in the state of Karnataka, is a noted place of pilgrimage for the Jains. The 58 foot, 8 inch statue of Sri Gomatheswar, carved between 978-993 AD, out of the granite bedrock of the mountain is the tallest free-standing statue in the world.


  8. Q4. Consider the following statements: 1. The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) owes its origin to the foresight and initiative of two British Chemists 2. The aim of the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) was to stimulate the scientific research in India by organising an annual meeting of research workers somewhat on the lines of the British Association for the Advancement of Science. 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


  9. C) Both 1 and 2 The Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) owes its origin to the foresight and initiative of two British Chemists The aim of the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) was to stimulate the scientific research in India by organising an annual meeting of research workers somewhat on the lines of the British Association for the Advancement of Science


  10. Q5. Consider the following statements about the scheme 'UDAN': 1. It is applicable on route length between 200 to 2,000 km with no lower limit set for hilly, remote, island and security sensitive regions. 2. A Regional Connectivity Fund (RCF) will be created to fund the scheme via a levy on certain flights. 3. For balanced regional growth, allocations will be spread equitably across 5 regions - North, West, South, East and North East with a cap of 25 percent. 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


  11. B) 2 and 3 only It is applicable on route length between 200 to 800 km with no lower limit set for hilly, remote, island and security sensitive regions


  12. Q7. Consider the following statements: 1. National Disaster Response Fund (NRDF) is a fund managed by the Central Government for meeting the expenses for emergency response, relief and rehabilitation due to any threatening disaster situation or disaster. 2. The financial assistance from NDRF can be used for compensation for loss/damage to properties/crops. 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


  13. Q8. Consider the following statements: 1. Kaziranga National Park is also a Tiger Reserve 2. Kaziranga National Park is home to approximately 2/3rd of the total world population of Indian one-horned rhinoceros. 3. Kaziranga National Park is a World Heritage Site declared by UNESCO 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


  14. D) All of the above Kaziranga National Park is home to more than 2200 Indian one-horned rhinoceros, approximately 2/3rd of their total world population. It was formed in 1908 on the recommendation of Mary Curzon. In the year 1985, the park was declared as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO


  15. Q9. Consider the following statements: 1. Article 148 of the Constitution deals with Comptroller and Auditor-General of India. 2. The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India is appointed by the President by warrant under his hand and seal 3. The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India shall only be removed from office in like manner and on like grounds as a Judge of the Supreme Court. 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


  16. D) All of the above Article 148 of the Constitution deals with Comptroller and Auditor-General of India The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India is appointed by the President by warrant under his hand and seal The Comptroller and Auditor-General of India shall only be removed from office in like manner and on like grounds as a Judge of the Supreme Court.


  17. Q10. Consider the following statements: 1. Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain tissue. 2. It can be caused by viruses, bacteria or even fungi. 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 Encephalitis is an inflammation of the brain tissue. The most common cause is viral infections. In rare cases it can be caused by bacteria or even fungi.