UPSC Daily Current Affairs MCQs

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14th September 2018

Leptospirosis is a bacterial infection in

  1. Rodents
  2. Wild Species
  3. Domesticated species
  4. Humans
  5. All of these

Answer 5

Government announces minimum support prices for how many crops every year?

  1. 2
  2. 21
  3. 23
  4. 5

Answer 23

Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL), the food research centre of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is located in?

  1. Mysuru
  2. Hyderabad
  3. Bengaluru
  4. Lucknow

Answer 1

As per India State-level Disease Burden Initiative report 2018, which state has been ranked at the top for the burden of ischemic heart disease?

  1. Delhi
  2. Tamil Nadu
  3. Kerala
  4. Punjab

Answer 4

Darranga Border Trade Centre in Assam is a major trade point with which country?

  1. China
  2. Bangladesh
  3. Myanmar
  4. Bhutan

Answer 4

Who appoints the Chairman of Ethics Committee of Lok Sabha?

  1. President
  2. Vice-President
  3. Speaker
  4. None of these

Answer 3

Capacity Development Scheme is an Ongoing Central Sector Scheme of which Ministry?

  1. MoHRD
  2. MoSPI
  3. MEA
  4. Ministry of Science and Technology

Answer 2

13th September 2018

Statement 1: Governor can grant pardon, reprieve, respite, suspension, remission or commutation in respect to punishment or sentence by a court-martial.

Statement2: Except in discretionary matters, governor is bound by the State Cabinet’s decision.

  1. Only 1 correct
  2. Only 2 correct
  3. Both correct
  4. Both incorrect

Answer 2

Where is the Headquarter/Central office of The International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID)?

  1. New Delhi
  2. New York
  3. Oslo
  4. Beijing

Answer 1

Which is the World’s top country by irrigated land area?

  1. India
  2. China
  3. USA
  4. Brazil

Answer 2

China and India are the world’s top two irrigation countries. Currently, India has more than 2 million hectares of irrigated land under micro irrigation systems.

12th September 2018

Where is the Model International Center for Transformative Artificial Intelligence (ICTAI) is based?

  1. Noida
  2. Bengaluru
  3. Hyderabad
  4. Pune

Answer 2

Yudh Abhyas 2018 will be held at?

  1. Pune in Maharashtra
  2. Belgaum in Karnataka
  3. Chaubattia in Uttarakhand
  4. None of these

Answer 3

KARTARPUR Sahib Gurudwara is on the banks of which River?

  1. Ravi
  2. Beas
  3. Sutlej
  4. Chenab

Answer 1

11th September 2018

e-AAROGYABHARATI (e-VBAB) Network Project will be an important milestone in our development partnership with?

  1. China
  2. Africa
  3. Micronesia
  4. South America

Answer 2

Mudra Loans are available for –

  1. Agriculture activities
  2. Non-agricultural activities up to Rs. 10 lakh
  3. Activities allied to agriculture such as Dairy, Poultry, Bee Keeping etc.
  4. Both B and C

Answer 4

Kishore loan under Mudra Loan Scheme is:

  1. from Rs.50,001 to Rs.5 lakh
  2. from Rs.500,001 to Rs.10,00,000
  3. up to Rs.50,000
  4. None of these

Answer 1

Apsara, the India’s oldest nuclear research reactor was built with assistance from –

  1. USA
  2. UK
  3. Russia
  4. France

Answer 2

10th September 2018

Chhilchhila Wildlife Sanctuary(Seonthi Reserve Forest) is in?


Majuli, the largest river island in India is in which river?


How many countries are negotiating for the RCEP?


Which of these are the only publicly traded company or companies to be worth $1 trillion?

Amazon and Apple


Which of these are the only Indian firms to cross the Rs.8 lakh crore market capitalisation mark?

TCS and Reliance Industries


Where are Chagos islands? – in the Indian Ocean.

India has backed Mauritius over its claim on the disputed Chagos islands, which is home to Diego Garcia — the key military base of the U.K. and the U.S. in the Indian Ocean, saying its decolonisation was incomplete as long as the atolls were under British control. India’s stand was presented before the ICJ

9th September 2018

Gulf of Guinea is on? – Western Coast of Africa

Djibouti port is on? – Gulf of Aden

Green Envoys Programme is? – to increase Africa’s capacity for environmental management, pollution prevention and control, as well as green development.

Which countries are participating in Vostok-2018

Russia is going to hold its biggest military exercise since the Cold War, Vostok-2018, with the participation of China and Mongolia in its eastern part.

8th September 2018

Who is organising the MOVE: Global Mobility Summit?

NITI Aayog

Where is the first Global Mobility Summit called MOVE being organised?

New Delhi

6th September 2018

Lockheed Martin has entered into an agreement with which Indian Company to make jet wings for its F-16 fighter airplanes in India?
A. Reliance Naval and Engineering Limited
B. Mahindra Aerospace
C. Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL)
D. Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)

What is Argentina’s currency?
A. Dollar
B. Real
C. Balboa
D. Peso

Chagos Islands is located in ?
A. Atlantic Ocean
B. South China Sea
C. Indian Ocean
D. Pacific Ocean

Answer -> 1- Tata Advanced Systems Limited (TASL), 2 – Peso, 3 – Indian Ocean.


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