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.

31. 

which of the following statement is/are true about "Bar Council of India", recently in news ?

1) The Bar Council of India is a statutory body.
2) It sets standards for legal education and grants recognition to LAW Universitie.
3) The Bar Council of India consists of members elected from each state bar council.
4) Attorney General of India and the Solicitor General of India are also members of Bar Council of India.

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



32. 

which of the following statement is not true about "Virtual ID (VID)", introduced by Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)?

1. VID will be a 16-digit, randomly-generated number. 2. Can be used for authentication instead of the original Aadhaar number.
3. It will be possible to derive Aadhaar number from VID. 4. There will be only one active and valid VID for an Aadhaar number at any given time.



33. 

Which of the following statement is/are true about "Marine food system" ?

1. Warming oceans restrict vital energy flows between different species in the marine ecosystem. 2. Dead zones indicates areas where oxygen is too low to support most marine life.
3. Both 1 and 2. 4. Neither 1 nor 2.



34. 

Recently in news "Mullaiperiyar dam" is located in which of the following state of India ?

1. Kerela 2. Tamilnadu
3. Karnataka 4. Maharashtra



35. 

Which of the following is not considered in National Air Quality Index (AQI) ?

1. Nitrogen dioxide (No2) 2. Ammonia (NH3)
3. Carbon dioxide (CO2) 4. Particulates (PM2.5)



36. 

Which of the following statement is/are true about endangered "Olive Ridley turtles" ?

1) These turtles are found in warm and tropical waters.
2) India is the largest mass nesting site for the olive ridley.
3) They comes for mating and nesting to the coast of Odisha.
4) They lay their eggs in conical nests about one and a half feet deep.

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



37. 

Which of the following statement is/are true about new "Orange jackets passports" announced by Ministry of External Affairs?

1. Will be printed without the usual last page of the document, which contains names of parents, and address of the applicant. 2. The passport is applicable for the Emigration Check Required (ECR) category.
3. Both 1 and 2. 4. Neither 1 nor 2



38. 

Which of the following is deepest part of world ocean ?

1. Mariana Trench 2. Puerto Rico Trench
3. Oceanic Trench 4. Snailfish Trench



39. 

Which of the following statement is/are true about "Avian influenza ("bird flu")-H5N1"?

1. A virus which can cause illness in humans and animal species both. 2. The virus is highly pathogenic in birds than humans.
3. Both 1 and 2. 4. Neither 1 nor 2



40. 

Which of the following statement is/are true about "Electronic waste" ?

1. Electronic waste or e-waste describes discarded electrical or electronic devices. 2. Informal processing of e-waste can lead to adverse human health effects and environmental pollution.
3. Both 1 and 2. 4. Neither 1 nor 2