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.

51. 

Which of the following statement is true about "Global Innovation Index", recently in news ?

1. India has secured 107th rank out of 130 countries in "Global Innovation Index". 2. Global Innovation Index is prepared and published by World Bank.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



52. 

Which of the following statement is true about "World Population Day", recently in news ?

1. World Population Day is observed on July 11. 2. India has the largest number of women with unmet need for contraception in the world.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



53. 

Which of the following statement is true about "Ayushman Bharat - National Health Protection Mission", recently in news ?

1. A beneficiary, covered under the scheme can take cashless benefits from any public and em panelled private hospital across the country. 2. Pre and post Hospitalization expenses and transport allowance per hospitalization is also covered under the scheme.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



54. 

Which of the following statement is true about "Net neutrality - New telecom policy", recently in news ?

1. Under "Net neutrality" a telecom and Internet service providers have to treat all data on the Internet equally. 2. Some critical services like autonomous vehicles, digital healthcare services or disaster management etc are kept outside the purview of these norms.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



55. 

Which of the following statement is true about "The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)", recently in news ?

1. Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) was previously known as "National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005". 2. Aim of MGNREGA is to create durable assets like roads, canals, ponds and wells.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



56. 

Which of the following statement is true about "The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA)", recently in news ?

1. The act is in line with "Article 41" of Indian Constitution under "Directive principal of state policy". 2. Unemployment allowance is also paid to applicant if work in not provided in 15 days.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



57. 

Which of the following statement is true about "Genetically modified (GM) crops in India", recently in news ?

1. Genetically modified crops (GMCs, GM crops, or biotech crops) are plants used in agriculture whose DNA has been modified using genetic engineering methods. 2. India holds 5th largest area under Genetically modified crop, while United States have highest area under transgenic crops.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



58. 

Which of the following statement is true about "Section 497 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC)", recently in news ?

1. Section 497 was drafted by the Law Commission in 1947. 2. The act violated the constitutional concepts of gender equality and sensitivity.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



59. 

Which of the following statement(s) is true about "National Human Rights Commission of India (NHRC)", recently in news ?

1. National Human Rights Commission is a constitutional body. 2. So far 25 states of India have constituted "State Human Rights Commission".
3. Bothe 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



60. 

Which of the following statement(s) is true about "Social media hub", recently in news ?

1. "Social media hub" is proposed by Information and Broadcasting Ministry. 2. "Social media hub", will scrutinise FB and Twitter for their data transfers in data centres outside the territory of India.
3. Bothe 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2