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

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.

21. 

Which of the following is right order of visibility arrangement of Fog, mist and haze ?

1. Fog < Mist < Haze 2. Mist < Fog < Haze
3. Haze < Mist < Fog 4. Fog < Haze < Mist



22. 

Which of the following best describes "Insolvency" ?

1. The state of being unable to pay the money owed, by a person or company, on time. 2. A legal status of a person or other entity that cannot repay debts to creditors.
3. The process by which a company is brought to an end, and the assets and property of the company are redistributed. 4. The process by which the original loan amount is compromised and cut by a fixed percentage.



23. 

Coffee production in India is dominated by which of the following state ?

1. Karnataka 2. Assam
3. Kerela 4. West Bengal



24. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about "Indian Computer Emergency Response Team" ?

1) CERT-In is an office within the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.
2) It is the nodal agency to deal with cyber security threats like hacking and phishing.
3) CERT-In signed MoUs with counterpart/similar organizations in other countries.
4) CERT-In reported a critical flaw in Android Jelly bean's VPN implementation.

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



25. 

Which of the following statement "is not" true about "INS Arihant" ?

1. It is an in indigenously built submarine of India Navy 2. It is the country's only operational Ship Submersible Ballistic Nuclear (SSBN) asset.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



26. 

Which of the following statement is true about "BharatNet" ?

1. It is a part of "Make in India" initiative. 2. The project is a new version of "National Optical Fibre Network".
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



27. 

Which of the following statement is not a tributary of river "Krishna" ?

1. Malaprabha 2. Tungabhadra
3. Ghataprabha 4. Shimsha



28. 

which of the following statement is/are true about "Team Indus", recently in news ?

1) It is the first Indian space startup.
2) TeamIndus had booked ISRO’s light lift rocket PSLV to launch its spacecraft.
3) An USA co-contestant, spacecraft Hakuto, was also slated to ride along with TeamIndus.
4) TeamIndus is plaiing to land a rover on Marsh.

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



29. 

which of the following statement is/are true about "Akash missile", recently in news ?

1) It is an indigenously developed missile having 96% indigenous content.
2) It is a short-range air-to-air missile.
3) It can simultaneously engage multiple targets in all weather conditions.
4) It is manufactured by Bharat Dynamics Ltd.

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



30. 

which of the following statement is/are true about "Cauvery River", recently in news ?

1) It Originating in the foothills of Western Ghats in Karnataka.
2) It flows generally south and west through Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
3) Amaravati River is a tributar of cauvery.
4) Cauvery is largest south Indian river.

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