DESIREIAS QUIZ

18th October Daily MCQ for UPSC

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18th October Daily MCQ for UPSC

Q-1 Consider the following statements regarding Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM)
1- 12th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Brussels.
2- The theme of the ASEM Summit is ‘Global Partners for Global Challenges’.
3- it’s a bi-annual event is considered the highest platform for dialogue and cooperation between Asia and Europe in the areas of trade, investment, security and tourism
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A-1,2
B-1,3
C-2,3
D-all of the above

MCQ Source 17th October PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1549925

DESIRE IAS, [18.10.18 17:36]
Q-2 Consider the following statements

1-Trade Promotion Council of India (TPCI) is an apex trade and investment promotion organization notified in the Foreign Trade Policy.
2-TPCI is also recognized and supported by the Department of Commerce, Govt. of India.
3-Recently Trade Promotion Council of India (TPCI) is leading a contingent of some exhibitors, representing various sectors of the construction industry like building materials, construction equipment, interior furnishing, manufacturing and marketing of ceramic vitrified tiles to Expo Cihac in New York City.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A-1,2
B-1,3
C-2,3
D-all of the above

MCQ Source 17th October PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1549925

About TPCI

DESIRE IAS, [18.10.18 17:38]
Q-3 Recently OneerTM word seen in the Newspaper…. its belong to ?
A-It’s a affordable Water Disinfection System
B-It’s a affordable cancer Medicine
C-It’s a latest app launched under Metoo campaign
D-None of the Above

MCQ Source 17th October PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1549925

DESIRE IAS, [18.10.18 17:40]
Q-4 Consider the following statements regarding Refugee Convention 1951

1-The UN Refugee Convention (1951) grants certain rights to people fleeing persecution because of race, religion, nationality, affiliation to a particular social group, or political opinion.
2-India is a member
3-The Convention also sets out which people do not qualify as refugees, such as war criminals. The Convention also provides for some visa-free travel for holders of travel documents issued under the convention

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1
B- Only 1,3
C- Only 2,3
D- All of the above

MCQ Source – 18th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper ,Page-8 topic Myanmar and the limits of panIslamism

DESIRE IAS, [18.10.18 17:41]
Q-5 Consider the following statements

1- Olive Ridleys turles are found in warm waters of the Pacific and Indian oceans
2-It is classified as Vulnerable in IUCN Red List and is listed in Appendix I of CITES
3-The destination for majority of the turtles for laying egg is Gahirmatha in Odisha.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1
B- Only 1,3
C- Only 2,3
D- All of the above

MCQ Source – 18th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper , page -9 topic-Unclogging our oceans

DESIRE IAS, [18.10.18 17:42]
Q-6 Consider the following statements

1-Polluter pays principle (PPP) is a philosophy that not only deters pollution but also incentivises alternatives.
2-Globally, India had a worse record than even poorer regions such as Sub-Saharan Africa, Haiti, Ghana, etc. in terms of open defecation.
Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1
B- Only 2
C- Both are Correct
D- None of the Above

MCQ Source – 18th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper ,page -9 Editorials -topic -Cleanliness and godliness
https://www.livemint.com/Politics/pB6aRA9swAv62GqHYyzD7O/Will-Modis-Swachh-Bharat-Mission-meet-its-target.html

DESIRE IAS, [18.10.18 17:43]
Q-7 Consider the following statements

1-Kuligod in Karnataka’s Belagavi district is the country’s best developed village
2-Karnataka won the Gram Panchayat Development Plan Award 2018

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1
B- Only 2
C- Both are Correct
D- None of the Above

1-MCQ Source – 18th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper ,Page-11 topic- A.P. hamlets shine in rural survey
2-http://www.panchayat.gov.in/documents/10198/4336276/Panchayat%20Award%202018-List%20of%20Awardees.pdf

DESIRE IAS, [18.10.18 17:44]
Q-8 Recently which country legalised marijuana ?
A-USA
B- China
C- Pakistan
D-Canada
MCQ Source – 18th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper ,Page-12 ,Topic-legalises marijuana

DESIRE IAS, [18.10.18 17:45]
Q-9 Consider the following statements

1-Anna Charles has won the prestigious Man Booker
Prize for fiction for Milkman, a vibrant, violent story
about men, women, conflict and power set during Northern Ireland’s years of Catholic Protestant Violence

2-The Man Booker Prize known as a world’s most prestigious English-language literary award.

3-It aims at promoting the finest literary work in fiction by rewarding the best novel of the year written in English and published in the United Kingdom.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1
B- Only 1,3
C- Only 2,3
D- All of the Above

MCQ Source – 18th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper ,Page-18 topic- Anna wins Booker Prize