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.

61. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2017", recently in news ?

1. According to the report wasting (low weight for height) is decreased in Indian from 1992 level. 2. GHI has recorder a reduction in stunting (height for age) in Indian from 1992 level.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



62. 

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

1. Poshan Abhiyaan is launched by Ministry of Women and Child Development. 2. It ensure convergence among the various programmes of the government to address nutrition.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



63. 

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

1. The Gaganyaan mission, is a "Human Space Flight Project" to be completed by 2022. 2. The project will make India the third nation to circle earth after the Soviets, the Americans.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



64. 

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

1. These apps will do away the need for physical presence of litigants and lawyers by enabling them to file cases and submit documents online in the apex court. 2. 16,000 plus district and taluka courts would be connected by these apps.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



65. 

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

1. Articles 341 and 342 of constitution presumption, that SCs and STs are backward classes of citizens. 2. Supreme Court has restricted the government to introduce quota for SCs and STs in reservation for promotion.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



66. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "18th Asian Games", recently in news ?

1. 18th Asian Games held in Jakarta Indonesia. 2. Asian Games were started in 1978 in New Delhi.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



67. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "UPI 2.0 ", recently in news ?

1. UPI is a system launched by NPCI in April 2016. 2. UPI 2.0 makes it possible to link overdraft account to UPI interface.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



68. 

"Mullaperiyar dam", recently in news is located on which of the following river of India ?

1. Periyar River 2. Krishna river
3. Godavari river 4. Cauvery river



69. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC)", recently in news ?

1. National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) headed by the Prime Minister of India. 2. The CMG meets atleast twice in a year in the months of December/January and May/June.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



70. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "All India Rural Financial Inclusion Survey 2016-17", recently in news ?

1. All India Rural Financial Inclusion Survey 2016-17 is conducted by "Ministry of Finance" GoI. 2. In terms of "Kisan Credit Card", the survey observes that only 10.5 per cent of agricultural households possess these cards .
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2