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.

21. 

Which of the following country has recently started construction of the first Hindu temple in its territory ?

1. Saudi Arabia 2. UAE
3. USA 4. Israel



22. 

Which of the following is/are true about "All India Muslim Personal Law Board", recently in news ?

1. Its is a organisation to adopt suitable strategies for the Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act of 1937. 2. It is a government organisation constituted in 1973.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



23. 

Which of the following is/are true about "Indian forest cover", recently in news ?

1. India in 2017 is having at least 33% of its area under forest. 2. India posted a marginal 0.21% rise in the area under forest between 2015 and 2017.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



24. 

The NITI Aayog’s just-released report, ranking the States as per “Performance in Health Outcomes”, which of the following state is on the top of the list ?

1. Gujarat 2. Kerala
3. Haryana 4. Maharashtra



25. 

Which of the following is/are true about "Financial Action Task Force (on Money Laundering) (FATF)", recently in news ?

1. It is an intergovernmental organization founded in 1989 on the initiative of the G7 to develop policies to combat money laundering. 2. In 2001 its mandate expanded to include terrorism financing.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



26. 

Which of the following is/are true about "Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)", recently in news ?

1. It is an autonomous body. 2. The Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize was established by CSIR in 1958.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



27. 

World’s largest glasshouse to be reopen in May 2018, is located in which of the following city ?

1. New Delhi 2. Beijing
3. London 4. Kathmandu



28. 

Which of the following country don't have a trade surplus with India.

1. Switzerland 2. China
3. Germany 4. United States



29. 

Which of the following is/are true about "Prasar Bharati", recently in news ?

1. It is an autonomous body set up by an Act of Parliament. 2. Akashvani (All India Radio) and Doordarshan are under direct control of Prasar Bharati.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



30. 

"Suez canal" recently in news is located between which of the following two water bodies ?

1. Mediterranean Sea - Black Sea 2. Caspian Sea - Aral Sea
3. Red Sea - Gulf of aden 4. Mediterranean Sea - Red Sea