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Uploaded on 27/10/2016
Question : Which one/s of the folllowing statements is/are correct?
1. Socio Economic and Caste Census 2011 (SECC) was  the first paperless census in India conducted on hand-held electronic devices by the government in 640 districts
2. SECC 2011 was the first-ever caste-based census since 1931 Census of India
1 only
2 only
Both 1 and 2
Neither 1 nor 2

Uploaded on 26/10/2016
Question : Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana (PMKSY) aims at amalgamating   the following  ongoing schemes
1. Accelerated Irrigation Benefit Programme (AIBP)
2. River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation (RD&GR)
3. Integrated Watershed Management Programme (IWMP)
4. On Farm Water Management (OFWM)
1 and 2 only
1 and 3 only
1, 3 and 4 only
1, 2, 3 and 4

Uploaded on 25/10/2016
Question : Which one of the following is correct?
Juno probe is launched by NASA
It orbits around Jupiter
Both (a) and (b)
Neither (a) nor (b)

Uploaded on 24/10/2016
Question : Sikkim is the first state in India where agriculture is entirely organic. Organic agriculture also contributes to all but one of the following
sustainable agriculture
bio-diversity conservation
environmental protection
crop diversification

Uploaded on 23/10/2016
Question : Which one of the following statement/s is/are correct?
Mawsynram is a village in the East Khasi Hills district of Meghalaya state
Mawsynram is said to be the wettest place on Earth
Both (a) and (b)
Either (a) or (b)

Uploaded on 22/10/2016
Question : Digital India idea  comprises three components. Mark the incorrect one from below
1. Creation of a digital infrastructure
2. Delivering services digitally 
3. Digital literacy
4. Subsidising digital services
2 and 4 only
3 and 4 only
1 and 3 only
4 only

Uploaded on 21/10/2016
Question : The following geological age encompasses the growth and impacts of the human species worldwide, including all its written history, development of major civilizations, and overall significant transition toward urban living in the present
None of the above

Uploaded on 20/10/2016
Question : Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) is
a global industry watchdog for clean trade in diamonds
global standard for clean coal
global diamond trade exchange
global benchmark for solar energy equipment

Uploaded on 19/10/2016
Question : 10 countries in the world collectively shelter 56 per cent of the world’s 21 million refugees and account for less than 2.5 per cent of the global economy according to Amnesty International (AI). The top refugee-hosting country is:

Uploaded on 18/10/2016
Question : Erik Ekelöf is
the father of Antarctic microbiology was the first to demonstrate the presence of bacteria, yeasts and fungi in the soil and air at Snow Hill Island, Antarctic Peninsula
the technologist who introduced bitcoins
is the pioneer in gene editing technology
is the architect of the Happiness Index

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