August-2018, Current affairs mcqs for UPSC, IAS, State PSC, SSC and other Exams

This page contains August 2018 Current Affairs Multiple choice Questions MCQs from different newspapers and magazines including The Hindu, Indian Express, PIB and Yojna.

These monthly (August 2018) current affairs MCQs are based on different exams syllabus and pattern including UPSC CSE/IAS, State PSC, SSC, CDS, CLAT and other competitive exams. These MCQs of daily news are evenly helpful in both prelims exams and to test one's preparation.

11. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "International Organisation for Migration", recently in news ?

1. International Organisation for Migration (IOM) was established in 2003. 2. IOM advises member states on orderly and humane migration policies and promote international cooperation on migration issues.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



12. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "What is Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016", recently in news ?

1. It changes in conditions regarding acquiring "citizenship by naturalisation", by reduce the requirement of 11 years of continuous stay in the country to six years. 2. While seeking to provide citizenship to illegal migrant.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



13. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "DigiYatra", recently in news ?

1. DigiYatra is an industry-led initiative. 2. DigiYatra seeks to provide facility to submit grievances, share experiences and provide feedback.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



14. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "Seva Bhoj Yojna", recently in news ?

1. "Seva Bhoj Yojna" having a total layout of 10,000 Crores Rupees for Financial Years 2018-19 and 2019-20. 2. In order to applying for financial assistance/grant under the scheme the religious institution must be at least 5 years old.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



15. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "Section 377", recently in news ?

1. Offences under Section 377 with respect to sex between consenting adults were decriminalised by the High Court of Delhi on July 2009. 2. 172nd Law Commission Report had recommended the deletion of Section 377.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



16. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "National Sports University Bill, 2018", recently in news ?

1. The bill seeks to establish a National Sports University in National Capital "Delhi" to train atheletes. 2. Stipend and food allowances of sports persons will be increased by 100 per cent.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



17. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "National Sports University Bill, 2018", recently in news ?

1. An agreement is also signed between Indian Government and two "USA's" universities to make the university a world-class institution. 2. The proposed university will be autonomous while no interference from the government.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



18. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "Quota in promotion for SCs/STs", recently in news ?

1. Article 16, deals with the State's powers for providing for appointments or posts for "any backward class of citizens". 2. Quota given by Central government should not accede more than 50 per cent.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



19. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "Dwarf hybrid Arecanut", recently in news ?

1. These varieties grew up to 1 m in height and starts yielding in the first year. 2. More units per acre can be cultivated of "Dwarf hybrid Arecanut" than traditional one.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



20. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about " Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill - 2018", recently in news ?

1. The bill empowers the central government to confiscate all the assets belonging to the offender. 2. Cases involving 100 crore rupees or more under frauds, cheque dishonour or loan default will be covered under the bill.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2