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.

71. 

"Sendai Framework" recently in news in related to ?

1. Environmental Impact Assessment 2. Disaster Risk Reduction
3. Chemical and Biological Weapons 4. Migratory Species



72. 

Which of the following is/are tributaries of river "Kaveri"?

1) Harangi River
2) Hemavati River
3) Lakshmana Tirtha
4) Kabini River

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



73. 

The "Global Gender Gap Report" is published by which of the following ?

1. World Economic Forum 2. World Bank
3. UNICEF 4. IMF



74. 

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

1. The practice of decreased awareness and responsiveness during a medical operation. 2. The practice of intentionally ending a life to relieve pain and suffering.
3. The practice of eliminating cancer affected part from the body of a patient. 4. The practice of injecting anti HIV drugs in the body of a patient.



75. 

Which of the following is/are true about "Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojana (MGSVY)" ?

1. The Scheme will identify the poor and distressed households which have been deprived of the benefits of the various welfare schemes. 2. The scheme will be implemented in the state's urban areas.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



76. 

Which of the following is/are true about "Nirbhaya Fund", recently in news ?

1. Its a support initiatives towards protecting the dignity and ensuring safety of women in India. 2. It had a initial corpus of 10 billion rupees.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



77. 

Which of the following is/are true about "Pesticides", recently in news ?

1. Pesticides are substances that are meant to control pests including weeds. 2. A pesticide may be a biological agent like virus, bacterium, or fungus.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



78. 

Which of the following is/are true about "Nilgiri mountains", recently in news ?

1. Nilgiri mountains forms part of the Eastern Ghats in India. 2. Kotas are an ethnic group who are indigenous to the Nilgiris mountain range.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



79. 

Which of the following is/are true about "Foreign Tax Credit", recently in news ?

1. It is a tax credit for service taxes paid to a foreign government. 2. It is a tax credit for income taxes paid to a foreign government.
3. It is a tax credit for excice duties paid to a foreign government. 4. It is a tax credit for custom duties paid to a foreign government.



80. 

Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) comes under which of the following ministry ?

1. Drinking Water and Sanitation 2. Chemicals and Fertilizers, Parliamentary Affairs
3. Commerce and Industry 4. Food Processing Industries