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

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

These monthly (February 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 is/are true about "Bitcoin", recently in news ?

1) Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency and worldwide payment system..
2) The system works without a central bank or single administrator.
3) The transactions are verified by network nodes through the use of cryptography and recorded in a public distributed ledger called a blockchain.
4) Bitcoins are created by a process known as mining.

1. 1 & 2 2. 1,2 & 4
3. 1,3 & 4 4. 1,2,3 & 4



12. 

Which of the following is/are true about "Olive ridley sea turtle", recently in news ?

1) Olive ridley are found in cold and sub tropical waters.
2) Males and females grow to the same size.
3) It has been observed off the western coast of Africa.
4) Females return to the very same beach from where they first hatched, to lay their eggs.

1. 1 & 2 2. 1,2 & 4
3. 2,3 & 4 4. 1,2,3 & 4



13. 

Which of the following was launched on "30 December 2016" to promote digital economy ?

1. Paytm 2. Mibikwik
3. BHIM 4. None of the above



14. 

Which of the following is/are true about "Agni-I missile", recently in news ?

1) It can carry a nuclear payload.
2) It has a range of less than 1000 km.
3) The missile was inducted into service in 2017.
4) Its a surface-to-surface, single stage missile.

1. 1 & 2 2. 1,2 & 4
3. 1,3 & 4 4. 1, 2 & 3



15. 

The world’s first space sports car is launched by which of the following ?

1. Google 2. Facebook
3. Tesla 4. Nasa



16. 

Which of the following is/are true about "Prithvi II missile", recently in news ?

1) It is a surface-to-surface missile.
2) It has a range of less than 500 km.
3) The missile was inducted into service in 2017.
4) Prithvi-II is capable of carrying 500-1,000 kilogram of warheads.

1. 1 & 2 2. 1,2 & 4
3. 1,3 & 4 4. 1, 2 & 3



17. 

Which of the following is/are true about "Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI)", recently in news ?

1. Telecom Regulatory authority of India was established by an Act of Parliament to regulate telecom services and tariffs in India. 2. Mycall app, MySpeed app and DND 2.0 apps are launched by TRAI.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



18. 

Which of the following is/are true about "Nathu La" pass, recently in news ?

1. It connects the Indian state of Uttrakhand with China's Tibet Autonomous Region. 2. Nathu La is one of the three open trading border posts between China and India.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



19. 

Which of the following is/are true about "one horn rhino or Indian rhino", recently in news ?

1. Assam account almost 95% of the total wild One horned rhino in the world. 2. It is listed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



20. 

Which of the following is/are true about "Fertilizer Subsidy Policy in India", recently in news ?

1. After oil and food, it account for the third-biggest share of India’s total subsidy bill. 2. Urea accounts for almost 50 per cent of fertiliser application.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2