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What is the theme of 2017 World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD)  ?

A) Entrepreneurship for social impact B) Reduce digital divide
C) Promote digital education for social welfare D) Big data for big impact

Answer:   D) Big data for big impact



Explanation:

The World Telecommunication and Information Society Day (WTISD) is observed every year on May 17 to mark the anniversary of the signing of the first International Telegraph Convention (ITC) and the creation of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The purpose of the day is to help raise awareness of the possibilities that the use of the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICT) can bring to societies and economies, as well as of ways to bridge the digital divide. The 2017 theme “Big Data for Big Impact” focuses on the power of Big Data for development and aims to explore how to turn imperfect, complex, often unstructured data into actionable information in a development context.

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In which year was the Non-Cooperation Movement launched?

 

A) 1919 B) 1856
C) 1920 D) 1877
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 1920

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In 1991, India's first indigenous supercomputer named____________was developed by Vijay Bhatkar.

 

A) Prayas 3000 B) Prayog 2000
C) Param 8000 D) Pragati 5000
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Param 8000

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Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) was introduced in December ______.

 

A) 1991 B) 2014
C) 2004 D) 1993
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 1993

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In which year the administration of India was transferred into the hands of the British Monarch by the Proclamation of Queen Victoria?

 

A) 1887 B) 1842
C) 1864 D) 1858
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 1858

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The first complete census in India was held in the year ______.

 

A) 1881 B) 1873
C) 1891 D) 1885
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 1881

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The IAAF Male Athlete of the Year Award has been won by Usain Bolt ______ time(s).

 

A) five B) two
C) six D) one
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) six

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The World Environment Day is celebrated on

 

A) June 16 B) June 5
C) April 7 D) August 6
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) June 5

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Reserve Bank of India was nationalized in:

 

A) 1945 B) 1947
C) 1948 D) 1949
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 1949

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