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

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

These monthly (March 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. 

Which of the following statement best describes Gross Domestic Product (GDP) ?

1. Gross domestic product is the total goods and services produced within a country in a given time period. 2. Market value of all final and intermediate goods and services.
3. Market value of all final goods and services. 4. Market value of all final goods and services minus depreciation.



22. 

Which of the following statement(s) are correct about "Adjournment Motion" with respect to Indian parliament ?

1) Adjournment motion is allowed only in Lok Sabha.
2) Such a motion needs support of at least 50 members.
3) A question of privilege or any other questions which can be raised via other distinct motion cannot be raised in adjournment motion.
4) It should be introduced on a matter of definite and urgent public importance.

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



23. 

Which of the following is the first Scorpene submarine to join Indian Navy ?

1. Kalvari 2. Kranj
3. Kasturi 4. Kriplani



24. 

Which of the following statement(s) are correct about Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act (POCSO) ?

1. The Act defines a child as any person below fourteen years of age. 2. It deals with penetrative forms of sexual assault only.
3. Both (A) and (B) 4. Neither (A) nor (B)



25. 

Which of the following statement is correct about Foreign Contribution (regulation) Act, 2010 ?

1. It regulate the acceptance and utilisation of foreign contribution by certain associations or companies. 2. The act does not apply on individuals receiving foreign aid.
3. Both (A) and (B) 4. Neither (A) nor (B)



26. 

Which of the following statement(s) are correct about "motion of no confidence", with respect to indian parliament ?

1) In India, a motion of No Confidence can be introduced only in the Lok Sabha.
2) A minimum of 50 members of the house must support the motion..
3) If the motion is passed and the Government is bound to vacate the office.
4) No-confidence has no relevance left in case the majority party has an absolute majority in the House.

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



27. 

Which of the following is true about Enforcement Directorate (ED), recently in news ?

1. Enforcement Directorate is entitled the enforce "Foreign Exchange Management Act 1999 (FEMA)". 2. Enforcement Directorate is entitled the enforce "Prevention of Money Laundering Act 2002 (PMLA)".
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



28. 

Which of the following is true about GST Council, recently in news ?

1. Union Finance Minister is the chairman of the Council. 2. The creation of the GST Council is based on amended Constitution.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



29. 

Which of the following is true about "The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013", recently in news ?

1. The Lokpal has jurisdiction over all Members of Parliament and central government employees in cases of corruption. 2. The Indian Government is yet to appoint a Lokpal.
3. Both 1 and 2 4. Neither 1 nor 2



30. 

Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989, is based on which article of Indian constitution ?

1. Article 17 2. Article 18
3. Article 19 4. Article 20