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30th October Daily Current affair MCQ for UPSC CSE Exam

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30th October Daily Current affair MCQ for UPSC CSE Exam

Q-1Consider the following statements

1-Nari Shakti Puraskar is a series of India’s national honours conferred only on individual women for their exceptional achievement.
2-It recognises the spirit of courage of a woman in difficult circumstances, who has established this spirit of courage in her personal or professional life.

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 – 29th October PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/newsite/erelease.aspx

Q-2 Consider the following statements

1-First Public Private Partnership Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) to hand over Its Kolkata Terminals to a private company.
2-Being the first PPP project undertaken by IWAI under SOM model, the event paves the way for private investment in the development of IWT in India.
3-In India’s first container movement on inland waterways PEPSICO to move 16 containers from Kolkata to Varanasi

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 – 29th October PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/newsite/erelease.aspx

Q-3 Consider the following statements

1-Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) develops Less Polluting Firecrackers named – SWAS, SAFAL and STAR
2-These crackers are 15-20 % costlier than conventional ones
3-First time in India, an Emission testing Facility has been established at CSIR-NEERI and extensive testing is in progress for conventional and green crackers for monitoring the emissions and sound
4-CSIR an autonomous body in India

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1,3,4
B- Only 1,2,3
C- Only 1,2.4
D- All of the above

MCQ Source – 29th October PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/newsite/erelease.aspx

Q-4 Pompeii is a vast archaeological site in which country ?

A- southern Italy Campania region
B- southern Spain Campania region
C-southern Germany Campania region
D-southern France Campania region

MCQ Source – 29th October PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/newsite/erelease.aspx

Q-5 Match the following

Location National Highway Road No
1-Tura-Dalu – (NH-40)
2-Shillong-Dawki (NH-51)
3-Aizawl-Tuipang (NH-54)

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A- Only 1,2
B- Only 3
C- Only 1
D- None of the Above

MCQ Source – 29th October PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/newsite/erelease.aspx

Q-6 India’s largest Dry Dock is being inaugurated at which of the following places?

A- Cochin
B- Chennai
C- Gujarat, Gulf of Kutch
D- South Mumbai, Maharashtra

MCQ Source – 29th October PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/PressReleseDetail.aspx?PRID=1551100

Q-7 Umiam-Umtru Hydroelectric Power Station is situated in which states?

A- Nagaland
B Andhra Pradesh
C-Meghalaya
D. None of above

MCQ Source – 29th October PIB News Analysis http://pib.nic.in/newsite/erelease.aspx

Q-8 Consider the following statements regarding Train18

1-The Train18 is a self-propelled, semi-high-speed trainset that will soon replace the box cars of the inter-city Shatabdis..
2-It can reach a maximum speed of 260 km per hour.
3-The entire design, technology and manufacture of Train 18 has been done by Japan.

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 – 30th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper,Front page-topic- ICF rolls out Train 18, the NextGen Shatabdi

Q-9 Consider the following statements

1-Early Warning Dissemination System, first-of-its-kind technology in India, to simultaneously warn coastal communities and fisherfolk about impending cyclone and tsunami through siren towers.
2-It has been launched by the Kerala government.
3-The Early Warning Dissemination System, a collaborative effort of the Central and State governments, has been implemented under the assistance of World Bank.
4-It’s a part of the last-mile connectivity programme under National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project and aims to inform the last man living near the sea in case of an impending cyclone.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:
A-1,2,3
B-1,3,4
C-2,3,4
D-1,3,4

MCQ Source – 30th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper,Page-3 topic-Odisha launches disaster alert system for its coast

Q-10 Consider the following statements regarding WHO Report

1-WHO’s first ever global conference on Air Pollution and Health released a report on air pollution.
2-As per the report, when pregnant women are exposed to polluted air, they are more likely to give birth prematurely, and have small, low birth-weight children.
3-One reason why children are particularly vulnerable to the effects of air pollution is that they breathe more rapidly than adults.

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 – 30th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper,Page-7 Topic- Children under 15 at serious risk from polluted air: WHO

Q-11 Consider the following statements regarding Swine flu

1-H5N1 flu is also known as swine flu. It’s called swine flu because in the past, the people who caught it had direct contact with pigs.
2-Influenza A (H5N1) virus is the subtype of influenza A virus that is the most common cause of human influenza.
3-It is an orthomyxovirus that contains the glycoproteins haemagglutinin and neuraminidase.

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

MCQ Source – 30th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, Page-3 Topic- Swine flu death in Meghalaya

Q-12 Consider the following statements regarding Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO)

1- Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO) is a Eurasian political, economic, and military organisation
2-It was Founded in 2001 in Shanghai
3-Recently Bhutan has joined SCO

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

MCQ Source – 30th October 2018, The Hindu Newspaper, Pak. Accepts India invite to SCO meet