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Which one of the following is the theme of the World Soil Day, 2017?

A) Soils and pulses, a symbol for life B) Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground
C) Soils, a solid ground for life D) Soils, foundation for family farming

Answer:   B) Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground



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World Soil Day 2017 is celebrated on 5 December under the theme "Caring for the Planet starts from the Ground," with activities aiming to communicate messages on the importance of soil quality for food security, healthy ecosystems and human well-being.Soils not only produce 95% of the food we consume, they also have a huge potential for taking carbon from the atmosphere and offsetting the greenhouse gas emissions. Keeping the soil healthy can bring a multitude of gains, from food security to sustainable livelihoods and climate benefits.

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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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