Q&A: 16th July

Answers to 15th July:

Prelims Questions:

  • India was ranked low at 105th position out of 130 countries globally on the 2016 Human Capital Index (HCI), who releases HCI? World Economic Forum
  • 2016, BRICS summit will be held at? Khajurao, MP
  • Where is International Court of Justice, located? Hague, Netherlands
  • Portugal recently won, FIFA Euro Cup, what does FIFA Stand for: (both A&B)
    1. Fédération Internationale de Football Association
    2. International Federation of Association Football ( in English)
  • Who is the Current Chairman of 21st LAW Commission: S. Chauhan
  • Due to inflation in Pulse prices, Government recently formed high-level Committee on Pulse. Committee is headed by? Arvind Subramanian
  • ATLAS mountain range is in which continent? Africa
  • Namdampha National Park is located in which State? Arunachal Pradesh

 

Questions 16th July:

Finance Commission is

  1. A commission responsible to parliament
  2. Inter-governmental body
  3. Constitutional body
  4. A Statutory Body

 

What statements are correct w.r.t Bitcoin?

  1. It is a digital currency
  2. Invented by Satoshi Nakamoto
  3. Works on Peer to Peer technology
  4. RBI has declared them illegal.

 

India has placed its membership request for APEC. Where is its HQ?

  1. Manila
  2. Singapore
  3. Kaula Lampur
  4. Beijing

 

Andaman & Nicobar are divided by

  1. 8 degree channel
  2. 9 degree channel
  3. 10 degree channel
  4. 11 degree channel

 

Which of the following is not part of UNESCO’s (man & biosphere)MAB programme

  1. Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve
  2. Nanda Devi BR
  3. Great Nicobar BR
  4. Panna B R

Who is present head of CAG?