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.

41. 

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

1. 86 per cent of the core area of Khangchendzonga Biosphere Reserve covering the southern and central landscape is situated in nilgiri hills. 2. Khangchendzonga National Park was designated as a World Heritage in 2016.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



42. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR)", recently in news ?

1. The World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR) mission works towards integration of people and nature for sustainable development. 2. World Network of Biosphere Reserves (WNBR) comes under UNICEF.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



43. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "One District One Product scheme", recently in news ?

1. One District One Product scheme is launched by Indian state of Gujarat. 2. Under the scheme a number of MoUs are signed with e-commerce major Amazon, Wipro, GE Healthcare.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



44. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "National Disaster Response Force (NDRF)", recently in news ?

1. The NDRF was created in 2006 under the Disaster Management Act, 2005. 2. A number of NDRF battalions are also capable of responding to radio-logical, nuclear, biological and chemical disasters.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



45. 

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

1. In India State Governments are tasked with Disaster Management. 2. Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) is the nodal agency for management of natural disasters.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



46. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about " National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH)", recently in news ?

1. INTACH is registered under the Companies Act, 2013. 2. In 2007 INTACH got a special consultative status by United Nations Economic and Social Council of United Nations.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



47. 

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

1. The design of RISECREEK's microprocessors is open source. 2. IIT- Madras has recently developed the first of a family of six industry-standard microprocessors, named "RISECREEK" under the project "Shakti".
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



48. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation)", recently in news ?

1. SAARC have permanent diplomatic relations with United Nations. 2. Myanmar was admitted as a full member of SAARC in 2013.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



49. 

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

1. The e-Mor software is launched to address the concerns related to online GST returns by small enterprises. 2. "e-Mor" is launched by "Ministry of Finance", GoI.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



50. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "India Science Technology and Innovation portal", recently in news ?

1. "India Science Technology and Innovation portal" is launched by ISRO. 2. The move will strengthen Startup India by providing opportunities to interested students, researchers, scholars and scientists for converting their research into a corporate idea.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2