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.

61. 

Consider the following statements :

1) India has less than one doctor per thousand population.
2) 44% of WHO Member States report to have less than 1 physician per 1000 population.

1. 1 Only 2. 2 Only
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



62. 

What is the theme of "World Economic Forum 2018" ?

1. Responsive Leadership 2. Mastering the Fourth Industrial Revolution
3. Sustainable development and global warming 4. Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World



63. 

Consider the following statements about "Cyber Surakshit Bharat initiative" :

1) It is launched to strengthen cyber security practices and awareness among the government departments.
2) It is launched in association with the IT industry majors.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1. 1 Only 2. 2 Only
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



64. 

Consider the following statements about "National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF)" :

1) NIIF has partnered with DP World to create an investment platform for ports.
2) An India-UK Green Growth Equity Fund (GGEF) is also being set-up under the fund of funds vertical of NIIF.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1. 1 Only 2. 2 Only
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



65. 

A mobile app "Roadkills" recently in news is related to ?

1. Don't drink and drive campaign 2. Help citizens report wildlife deaths
3. Help citizens report road accidents in railway crossings 4. None of the above



66. 

The 91st Amendment to the Constitution is related to ?

1. Limiting the size of the Council of Ministers at the Centre and the States. 2. Strengthen the anti-defection law
3. Strengthen the SEBI jurisdiction 4. OBC Quota



67. 

"Malimath Committee" recently in news is related to ?

1. Reforms in national medical college affiliation and regulation. 2. Lokpal bill implementation
3. Reforms in the criminal justice system 4. None of the above



68. 

"DHARMA" app recently in news is related to ?

1. Law reforms 2. Dam security
3. Flood monitoring 4. None of the above



69. 

Consider the following statements about "Brasilia Declaration on Road Safety" :

1) It is Hosted by the Government of Brazil in 2015
2) It is sponsored by WHO.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

1. Only 1 2. Only 2
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



70. 

"Rotavac vaccine" that recently got WHO nod, protects against which of the following disease ?

1. Swine flu 2. Bird flu
3. TB 4. Diarrhoea