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Rooftop Solar Projects

Which among the following ranks first in installed rooftop solar capacity in the country?


National Data Quality Forum

Recently, which of the following has launched the National Data Quality Forum(NDQF)?


Judges In Supreme Court

Recently, the government has increased the number of Judges in Supreme Court. What will be the new strength of total Judges in Supreme Court now?


Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air Missile(QRSAM)

Consider the following statements regarding the Quick Reaction Surface-to-Air (QRSAM) Missile:

  1. The state-of-the-art missile has been developed and tested by the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO).
  2. It uses solid-fuel propellant and has a range of 25-30 km, with the capability of engaging multiple targets.
  3. It is equipped with indigenously developed phased array radar, Inertial Navigation System, Data Link and RF seeker.
  4. It is also equipped with electronic countermeasures against jamming by aircraft radars.

Which of the statements above is/are correct?Choose the correct answer from the cod3es given below:


Compensatory Afforestation Fund

Recently, the Union Environment Ministry has transferred Rs. 47,436 crore to 27 States for afforestation under the Compensatory Afforestation Fund (CAF).Consider the following statements regarding CAF:

  1. The fund was established by the CAF Act was passed by the Centre in 2015 and the related rules were notified in 2018.
  2. The fund will be used for compensatory afforestation, additional compensatory afforestation, penal compensatory afforestation, net present value, catchment area treatment plan or any money for compliance of conditions stipulated by the Central Government while according approval under the provisions of the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980.

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Coking Coal

According to a recent report published by Fitch Solutions Macro Research, India will overtake China as the largest importer of coking coal by 2025.Consider the following statements about the coking coal:

  1. Coking coal, also known as metallurgical coal, is used to create coke, one of the key irreplaceable inputs for the production of steel.
  2. Coke is produced by heating coking coals in a coke oven in oxidizing atmosphere.
  3. The property that really sets coking coals apart from other coals is its coking ability, which is the specific property required in order to make coke suitable for steel making.
  4. Coking coals generally have volatile matter contents of 20% to 32% – i.e., the low- and medium-volatile anthracite ranks.

Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?


GI Tags In Tamil Nadu

Which of the following two products of Tamil Nadu, recently received the Geographical Indication(GI) tag?


North East Rural Livelihood Project

Recently, astudy found that North East Rural Livelihood Project (NERLP) improves livelihoods of 300,000 households in various districts of North Eastern States.Consider the following statements regarding the NERLP:

  1. NERLP is Asian Development Bank (ADB) aided, multi-state livelihood project under the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), launched in 2012.
  2. It is being implemented in the districts of Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura and Meghalaya.
  3. It has focussed on five development strategies, namely, social empowerment, economic empowerment, partnership development, project management and livelihood & value chain developments.

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World’s First Ever Biometric Seafarer Identity Document

Recently, which of the following country launched the World’s First Ever Biometric Seafarer Identity Document (BSID)?


Integrated Online Junction For School Education ‘Shagun’

Ministry of Human Resources and Development(HRD) has recently launched an Integrated Online Junction for School Education ‘Shagun’.Consider the Following statements regarding Shagun:

  1. It is an initiative to improve school education system by creating a junction for all online portals and websites relating to various activities of the Department of School Education and Literacy in the Government of India and all States and Union Territories.
  2. Websites of Kendriya Vidyalayas, Navodaya Vidyalayas, other CBSE affiliated schools, SCERTs, among others are integrated with Shagun.
  3. It also provides to set up an Integrated National School Education Treasury (INSET).

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