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.

21. 

What was the rank secure by India in recently released "Early initiation of breastfeeding" report by WHO ?

1. 37th 2. 11th
3. 56th 4. 20th



22. 

What was the rank secure by India in recently released "Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amended Act, 2016" report by WHO ?

1. According to the act an entry into benami transactions will attract rigorous imprisonment up to seven years, or a fine upto 25 per cent of the fair market value of the property, or both. 2. The act also has provisions for certain sessions courts to be designated as Special Courts for trying any offences which are punishable under the act.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



23. 

Which of the following is the biggest source of Methane emission ?

1. Sea Bents. 2. Burning fossil fuels.
3. Wetlands. 4. Plastic pollution.



24. 

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

1. "National Commission of Scheduled Castes", addresses the grievances of the OBCs. 2. OBC reservations become a reality in 1980.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



25. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "Article 338 of the Constitution", recently in news ?

1. Article 338 of the Constitution provides for a "Special Officer" for the "OBCs" to investigate all matters relating to the safeguards available to them under the Constitution. 2. People belonging to the OBCs will now be able to approach "National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC)" for addressal of their grievances.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



26. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "Article 35A and Article 370 of the Constitution", recently in news ?

1. Article 370 of Indian Constitution deals with granting of special status to Jammu and Kashmir. 2. Article 35A gives autonomous status to the state of Jammu and Kashmir.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



27. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "Bidder Information Management System(BIMS)", recently in news ?

1. The portal will make technical evaluation of bidders much easier with the help of already stored data in the portal. 2. Central Public Procurement Portal (CPPP) and BIMS will work in a conjunction to ensure transparent bids for EPC mode civil works.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



28. 

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

1. "Bhoomi Rashi", a portal have the entire revenue data of the country. 2. Bhoomi Rashi is dedicated to expedite the entire process of Land Acquisition.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



29. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about " Public Financial Management System (PFMS) ", recently in news ?

1. It is a web based online portal, developed by NIC. 2. "Public Financial Management System (PFMS)" and "Bhoomi Rashi" will simplify the process of pre-qualification of bidders for EPC Mode of contracts.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



30. 

"Mig-29 squadrons", recently in news are to be replaced by which of the following aircraft ?

1. Mirage 2. Jaguar
3. LCA-Mk2 4. Tejas