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.

41. 

Which of the following statement is true about "Boeing P-8I aircraft", recent Indian Navy acquisition ?

1. Disaster management and rescue operations. 2. Surveillance and Anti-Submarine Warfare.
3. Both 1 and 2. 4. Neither 1 nor 2



42. 

Which of the following statement is true about "The World Bank" ?

1. International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) is an institute of World Bank. 2. International Development Association (IDA) is an institute of World Bank.
3. Both 1 and 2. 4. Neither 1 nor 2



43. 

Which of the following statement is/are true about "Operation Digital Board", recently in news ?

1) Aimed at providing better digital education in all schools.
2) It is a move to increase collaboration between officials of top level digital india schems.
3) A board of directors from all top level digital intitiatives adopted by government.
4) Both Central and State governments will be responsible for implementation.

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



44. 

Which of the following is not true about "Soil health card scheme", recently in news ?

1) Provides information to farmers on nutrient status of soil.
2) The card, which will be issued every five years.
3) Provides recommendation on appropriate dosage of soil nutrients to be applied.
4) The overall impact of the scheme has been positive leading to maximisation and sustainable growth at farm level.

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



45. 

Which of the following country is not a part of "Indian-Ocean Rim Association" ?

1. China 2. India
3. Australia 4. Iran



46. 

Recently in news committee for the "comprehensive reform of the Criminal Justice System 2003", was headed by which of the following person ?

1. L.K. Advani 2. V.S. Malimath
3. Lt Arun Lal 4. R.K. Sharma



47. 

Which of the following arrangement is correct order or peaks location from west to east ?

1. Dhaulagiri, Nanda Devi, Makalu, Kanchenjunga 2. Nanda Devi, Dhaulagiri, Kanchenjunga, Makalu
3. Nanda Devi, Makalu, Dhaulagiri, Kanchenjunga 4. Nanda Devi, Dhaulagiri, Makalu, Kanchenjunga



48. 

Which of the following is not true about "Central Board of Film Certification" ?

1. Films are certified under 3 categories, U, A and U/A. 2. The body comes under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting.
3. Films shown on television also comes under the purview of the board. 4. It works under the provisions of the Cinematograph Act 1952.



49. 

Which of teh following is true about "Agni-5" ballistic missile, recently in news ?

1. It is a air-to-surface ballistic missile, which can carry nuclear warheads. 2. It is the most advanced missile in the Agni series having a strike range of over 8,000 km.
3. Both 1 & 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



50. 

Which of the following is/are reasons behind coral bleaching ?

1) High temperatures caused by global warming.
2) Crown-of-thorns starfish.
3) Algae overgrowth caused by excessive nutrients due to the runoff from land.
4) Coral diseases.

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