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Daily MCQ – Current Affairs For UPSC Free PDF | 25th & 26th Mar’18

Q1) Consider the following statements :
A) Magnetoreception, also magnetoception, is a sense which allows
an organism to detect a magnetic field to perceive direction,
altitude or location.
B) Olive Ridley , Green , Hawksbill , Loggerhead, and the Leatherback
all the five species nest along the Indian coast.
Options:
1) Both A &B are correct
2) Neither A nor B
3) Only A
4) Only B

Q2) Match the following Scientific Names Turtles
A) Lepidochelys olivacea 1) Green
B) Chelonia mydas 2) Loggerhead
C) Eretmochelys imbricata 3) Leatherback
D) Caretta caretta 4) Hawksbill
E) Dermochelys coriacea 5) Olive Ridley
Options:
1) A- 5; B – 1; C – 4; D – 2; E – 3 2) A – 2; B – 3; C – 4; D- 1; E – 5
3) A -5; B -2; C-3; D – 1; E – 4 4) A-1, B – 2, C – 3, D – 4, E – 5

Q3) Consider the following statements :
A) The Melon Butterflyfish is found in the Indian Ocean from
East Africa to Western Java.
B) In islands of Kadmat ,coral death was lowest as compared to
Bitra and Kavaratti islands, in Lakshadweep.
Options :
1) Both are correct
2) Only B is correct
3) Only A is correct
4) None is correct

Q4) Consider the following statements :
A) IISc scientists have developed a new type of zinc-ferrite–coated
magnetic nanomotors are developed that can generate localised
heating to kill cancerous cells.
B) These ferric nanomotors can be injected directly into the tumour or
guide them to the area of interest using magnetic fields.
C) Nanomotors of 2 mg/ml caused about 50% cell death in 20 minutes.
Options :
1) A & C are correct
2) B & C are correct
3) A & B are correct
4) All are correct

Q5) Consider the following statements :
A) The Magellanic Clouds are two irregular dwarf galaxies visible in the Southern
Celestial Hemisphere.
B) The Milky Way is circled by the Large and Small Magellanic Clouds.
C) Large Magellanic Cloud (LMC)is approximately 160,000 light-years away
Options :
1) All are correct
2) A & B are correct
3) B & C are correct
4) A & C are correct

Q6) Consider thee following statements :
A) A hybrid process is revealed by research on mice which states
that tumour cells enter blood vessels within a lymph node.
B) One woman dies of cervical cancer every 8 minutes in India
C) World cancer day is observed every year on 4th March.
Options :
1) All are correct
2) A & B are correct
3) B & C are correct
4) Only a is correct

Q7) Consider the following statements :
A) Earth Hour Day was started as a lights-off event in Montreal , Canada, in 2007.
B) Earth Hour 2019 is scheduled for March 30, from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm
C) Earth Hour is a worldwide movement organized by the World Wide Fund for
Nature (WWF)
Options :
1) All are correct
2) A &C are correct
3) A & B are correct
4) B & C are correct

Q8) Consider the following statements :
A. Hysterectomy is the surgical removal of one or both breasts, partially or
completely.
B. Mastectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus
Options :
A) None is correct
B) Only A is correct
C) A & B are correct
D) Only B is correct

Q9) Which among the following statements are true as per the first-ever survey of
drug-resistant (DR) tuberculosis :
A) India is home to 2.8 million TB patients, the largest in the world.
B) Maharashtra has highest number of cases
C) Over a quarter of Indian patients carry TB bacteria that are resistant to at least
one anti-TB medication.
Options :
1) A & C are correct
2) B & C are correct
3) All are correct
4) A & B are correct

Q10) Match the following : Apps Purpose
A) NIKSHAY 1) Elementary Education
B) ShaGun 2) Mining Blocks
C) TAMRA 3) Monitoring of TB patients
D) Aarambh 4) Rural Roads
Options :
1) A – 3, B – 2, c – 1, D – 4 2) A – 3, B – 4, C – 2 , D – 1
2) A- 4, B- 1, C – 3, D – 2 4) A – 3, B – 1, C – 2, D – 4

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