This page contains January 2018 Current Affairs Multiple choice Questions MCQs from different newspapers and magazines
including The Hindu, Indian Express, PIB and Yojna.
These monthly (January 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.
“Tacotron 2” a text-to-speech artificial intelligence (AI) system is developed by which of the following ?
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about "The National Medical Commission Bill, 2017" ?
a) The Bill seeks to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI). b) Enable alternative medicine practitioners to practise allopathy. c) The Bill also allows private medical colleges to decide the fee for 60% of their seats. d) The Bill sets up certain autonomous boards under the supervision of the NMC.
The Bill seeks to replace the Medical Council of India (MCI), the apex body for the medical fraternity since 1934, and form a new National Medical Council. A majority of the new council members will be government- appointed. Enable alternative medicine practitioners to practise allopathy.
To counter corruption and speed up decision-making in military procurements, the Government has decided to go in for an integrated Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), to be headed by the Defence Minister.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about "Electoral bonds" ?
1) It can be purchased by any citizen of India or a body incorporated in India. 2) It is a bearer instrument like a Promissory Note. 3) The bonds will be issued in multiples of ?1,000, ?10,000, ?1 lakh, ?10 lakh and ?1 crore only. 4) Can then be cashed in via the party's verified account within 90 days.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about "Zero Hour, Parliament" ?
1) Zero Hour denotes the time immediately following the Question Hour in both Houses of Parliament. 2) During this hour members can raise matters of great importance without prior 10 days notice. 3) Guidelines for Zero Hour are written in the rules of the Parliament. 4) For raising matters during the Zero Hour, MPs give notice before 10 am to the Chairman on the day of the sitting.
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about "Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP)" ?
1) The project is being implemented with the financial and technical support of the World Bank. 2) The Project entails development of fairway with 3 meters depth between Varanasi and Haldia . 3) National Waterway-1 (NW-1), NW-2 & NW-3 have been developed for shipping and navigation during this period. 4) NITI Ayog is the nodal agency for planning and implementation of the project.
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