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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 did UNESCO include Yoga in its Intangible Cultural Heritage list?

 

A) 2014 B) 2015
C) 2016 D) 2018
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 2016

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Which company was ranked as the largest profit making PSU in India for the fiscal year 2018-2019?

 

A) Power Finance Corporation B) Indian Oil
C) Power Grid Corporation D) Oil & Natural Gas Corporation
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Oil & Natural Gas Corporation

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When was the first Constituent Assembly election held in India?

 

A) 1947 B) 1946
C) 1949 D) 1948
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 1946

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Which festival marks the beginning of the Tibetan New Year?

 

A) Losar festival B) Saga Dawa Festival
C) Ongkor Festival D) Shoton Festival
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Losar festival

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Who among the following won ICC’s ‘Spirit of Cricket Award’ for the year 2019?

 

A) Chris Gayle B) Mahendra Singh Dhoni
C) Faf du Plessis D) Virat Kohli
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Virat Kohli

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In which of the following years did Mahatma Gandhi launch Champaran Satyagraha?

 

A) 1917 B) 1922
C) 1927 D) 1914
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) 1917

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‘Ganga Sagar Mela’ is celebrated on the occasion of Makar Sankranti from 13 to 15 January every year in:

 

A) West Bengal B) Uttar Pradesh
C) Uttarakhand D) Bihar
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) West Bengal

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Whose birth anniversary is celebrated as National Sports Day every year on 29 August?

 

A) Ranjitsinhji Vibhaji Jadeja B) Dhyan Chand
C) Dilip Sardesai D) PT Usha
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) Dhyan Chand

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