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Which kind of power accounts for the largest share of power generation in India

A) Hydro - electricity B) Thermal
C) Nuclear D) Solar

Answer:   B) Thermal



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India has been ranked ___ in terms of competitiveness in the annual rankings compiled by Institute for Management Development.

A) 45th B) 145th
C) 107th D) 56th
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 45th

Explanation:

India has been ranked 45th, down four notches from last year, in terms of competitiveness in the annual rankings compiled by IMD which saw Hong Kong topping the list. US was “pushed out” of the top three slots while Hong Kong consolidated its dominance of the annual rankings for the second year in the list compiled by the International Institute for Management Development’s (IMD) World Competitiveness Center.

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India has emerged as the _______largest aviation market in the world with a passenger traffic of over 10 crore reported for 2016-17.

A) 1st B) 2nd
C) 3rd D) 4th
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 3rd

Explanation:

The central government has said that India has emerged as the 3rd largest aviation market in the world with a passenger traffic of over 10 crore reported for 2016-17. This was stated by minister of state for civil aviation Jayant Sinha at a media event on the achievements of the ministry of civil aviation on the completion of three years of the NDA government.

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Which company has overtaken Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) to become India’s most profitable state-owned company  ?

A) Indian Oil Corporation B) SAIL
C) Hindustan Petroleum D) GAIL
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Indian Oil Corporation

Explanation:

Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has overtaken Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) to become India’s most profitable state-owned company. IOC, which has for decades been India’s biggest company by turnover, posted a 70 per cent jump in net profit to Rs 19,106.40 crore in the financial year ended March 31, 2017.

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India has been placed in the _______ spot in the renewable energy country attractiveness index by EY.

A) 1st B) 2nd
C) 3rd D) 4th
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 2nd

Explanation:

India has been placed in the second spot in the renewable energy country attractiveness index by EY. The UK accountancy firm noted the fast pace of growth in Indian renewable energy in the past three years. Over 10 gigawatt (Gw) of solar power was added between 2015 and 2017 and wind energy capacity grew to 5.4 Gw in 2017-18. This growth is in the context of the government’s ambitious targets — 175 Gw of renewables by 2022, with 40 per cent installed capacity from renewables by 2030 — and the dramatic price falls in photovoltaic technology.

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What is CPC  ?

A) Central Person scheme B) Central Pay commission
C) Central Paid determination D) Central Pay scheme
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Central Pay commission

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