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.


Which of teh following statement is true about "Bird flu-Avian influenza" recently in news ?

1) Avian influenza, for most purposes, refers to the influenza A virus.
2) Though influenza A is adapted to birds, it can also stably adapt and sustain person-to person transmission.
3) Pigs can also be infected with human, avian, and swine influenza viruses.
4) Pigeons do not contract or spread the virus.

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


Which of the following is not a "Scorpene class" submarine of india ?

1. Kavyanjli 2. Karanj
3. Khanderi 4. Kalveri


Which of the following statement is not true about "National Green Tribunal - NGT" ?

1) The powers of tribunal related to an award are equivalent to Civil court.
2) Any person aggrieved by an award, decision, or order of the Tribunal may appeal to the Supreme Court.
3) New Delhi is the Principal Place of Sitting of the Tribunal.
4) It is established by an Act of the Parliament.

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


Which of the following country is not a part of "Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries(OPEC)" ?

1. Malaysia 2. Iran
3. Iraq 4. Venezuela


"Australia Group", recently joined by india focus on which of the following cause.

1. Cross border terrorism control 2. Nuclear weapon control
3. Long range missile control 4. Chemical weapons control


"Congo River" recently in news is located in which of the following continent ?

1. Asia 2. Africa
3. South America 4. Europe


Which of the following statement is true about "King penguin", recently in news ?

1. The king penguin is largest species of penguin. 2. King penguins breed mainly at the northern reaches of Antarctica.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2


National Virtual Library of India (NVLI), recently in news is headed by which of the following organisation ?

1. ISRO 2. C-DAC


Which of the following statement is true about "Staff Selection Commission (SSC)", recently in news ?

1. SSC is an organization under Government of India to recruit staff for various posts in the various Ministries and Departments. 2. The commission is an attached office of the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT).
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2