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Q:

Who has become the first Indian to be nominated as a member of the ITTF Umpires and Referees Committee (URC)  ?

A) Raksheet Kota B) Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer
C) Pankaj Awasthi D) S. Sridhar

Answer:   B) Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer



Explanation:

Ganeshan Neelakanta Iyer has become the first Indian to be nominated as a member of the ITTF Umpires and Referees Committee (URC). His term will be for two years and is extendable. Iyer is the only assigned competition manager of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) in India. Beside this, Ganeshan has also been recommended as the Technical Commissioner from the Asian Continent to ITTF and his term will be for a period of four years. He is also the chairman of the South Asian Federation technical committee and a member of the Technical Committee of the Commonwealth Table Tennis Federation (CTTF).

Q:

Which is not true of the Intertropical Convergence Zone?

A) It features heavy precipitation B) It's where the trade winds collide
C) It's a high-pressure zone with sinking air D) It is also known as the doldrums
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) It's a high-pressure zone with sinking air

Explanation:

The Inter-tropical convergence zone rather has rising air, with common thunderstorms and attendant precipitation and is known by seamen as the doldrums.

Inter-tropical convergence zone is where the trade winds collide.

 

Hence, it is not a high pressure zone with sinking air.

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Q:

Wild animals are not considered a natural resource.

A) TRUE B) FALSE
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) FALSE

Explanation:

The given statement is False. Wild animals are considered as a natural resource.


Natural resources are resources taken from nature to satisfy our needs. These natural resources are:


1) Air


2) Water


3) Soil


4) Plants


5) Animals


6) Minerals


7) Forests


8) Natural Gas


9) Coal


10) Petroleum.

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Q:

Carbon monoxide is a common atmospheric pollutant.

A) TRUE B) FALSE
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) TRUE

Explanation:

Carbon monoxide is one of the major pollutant present in the world. The six most common pollutants include ozone, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, nitrogen oxides, and particulate matter.


 


Carbon monoxide is a common atmospheric pollutant. It is produced largely in combustion processes like in industries and in vehicles. It is a gas that cannot be seen nor smelled.

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Q:

IG full form in police department?

Answer

IG stands for Inspector General of Police. DIG(Deputy Inspector General ofPolice) is a One-star rank in the police service who works under IG.

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Q:

Merdeka cup is associated with

A) Badminton B) Tennis
C) Football D) Hockey
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Football

Explanation:

Merdeka cup is associated with Football in Indonesia.

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Q:

Yellow colour of papaya is due to

A) Caricaxanthin B) Carotene
C) Lycopene D) Papain
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Caricaxanthin

Explanation:

Papayas are yellow due to the presence of carotene and xanthophyll pigments i.e, Caricaxanthin present in the chromoplasts of the fruit pulp.

 

The coloration of the different tissues in plants is due to the plastids which are present in the cells. Leucoplasts are white in colour, chloroplasts are green in colour and chromoplasts are of various colours. These plastids can take any colour at different time. Therefore, green fruits ( chloroplasts) turn colurful (chromoplasts) at maturity.

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Q:

Name the body that has recently announced a plan to promote micro-enterprises in 115 aspirational districts across the country after tying up with Common Service Centre (CSC).

A) SEBI B) RBI
C) SIDBI D) IRDAI
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) SIDBI

Explanation:

Small Industries and Development Bank of India (SIDBI) announced a plan to promote micro-enterprises in 115 aspirational districts across the country. It has tied up with Common Service Centre (CSC).

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Q:

In e-FRRO, 'FRRO' stands for?

A) Foreigners Reacceptance Registration Office B) Foreigners Regional Registration Office
C) Foreigners Regaining Registration Office D) Foreigners Registry Registration Office
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Foreigners Regional Registration Office

Explanation:

Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched the web-based application e-FRRO (e-Foreigners Regional Registration Office) scheme under which foreigners can avail, various visa and immigration-related services online. This will facilitate hassle-free travel to India for foreigners.

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