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

This page contains July 2018 Current Affairs Multiple choice Questions MCQs from different newspapers and magazines including The Hindu, Indian Express, PIB and Yojna.

These monthly (July 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. 

"Happiness Curriculum", recently in news is launched by which of the following state/UT's government ?

1. Gujarat 2. Delhi
3. Maharashtra 4. Karnataka



22. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016", recently in news ?

1. The bill seeks to provide citizenship to illegal migrants, from Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan. 2. The bill excludes Muslims like Shias and Ahmadis.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



23. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "National Green Tribunal (NGT)", recently in news ?

1. Any aggrieved person can appeal in High Court or Supreme Court against the tribunal decision or award. 2. The tribunal is eligible to hear cases from different acts including Forest (Conservation) Act, Biological Diversity Act, Environment (Protection) Act, Water & Air (Prevention & control of Pollution) Acts.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



24. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018", recently in news ?

1. The aim of the bill was to set in place an institutional mechanism to collect and deploy DNA technologies to detect and cure "Human genetic diseases". 2. A "DNA Profiling Board" is to be created under the bill, the board will be final authority on creation of State-level DNA data-banks.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



25. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "UNMOGIP (UN Military Observer Group in India, Pakistan)", recently in news ?

1. UNMOGIP was created by United Nations(UNSC) to reports on ceasefire violations along and across the Line of Control (LoC) between India and Pakistan. 2. UNMOGIP was created in 1963 after India-Pakistan war of 1962.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



26. 

Which of the following statement(s) is/are true about "Repo rate", recently in news ?

1. Repo rate is the rate at which the central bank lends short term loans to banks. 2. In this process banks sells government securities to RBI in order to raise money with an agreement to buy them bank on a fixed rate.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



27. 

Which of the following is true about "Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC)", recently in news ?

1. Section 377 of IPC referring to "unnatural offences" was introduced in 1861, during the British rule of India. 2. Not only "anal penetration" but sexual acts such as "fellatio" may be punishable under this act.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



28. 

Which of the following is true about "Master of the roster", recently in news ?

1. 'Master of the Roster' refers to the exclusive privilege of the Chief Justice to constitute Benches and allocate cases to them. 2. According to Article 145 there is a provision for a collegium to allocate cases along with CJI.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



29. 

Which of the following is true about "Food Security Act.", recently in news ?

1. Under the act India is mandated to provide 5 kg of food-grains per person per month at subsidised prices of 3/2/1 Rupee per kg for rice/wheat/coarse grains. 2. It includes the Midday Meal Scheme, Integrated Child Development Services scheme and the Public Distribution System.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



30. 

Which of the following statement is "not true", based on recent developments mentioned in news ?

1. Being 'Master of the Roster' doesn't mean the CJI has superior authority over his colleagues, Chief Justice is only the "first among equals". 2. A Supreme Court Bench, led by Chief Justice of India has recently supported live-streaming of court proceedings.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2