Minamata disease, sometimes referred to as Chisso-Minamata disease, is a neurological syndrome caused by severe mercury poisoning. Symptoms include ataxia, numbness in the hands and feet, general muscle weakness, narrowing of the field of vision and damage to hearing and speech.
Q3. Mahila Police volunteer scheme to be implemented in all states of the country has been launched on pilot basis firstly in which state?
देश के सभी राज्यों में महिला पुलिस स्वयंसेवी योजना के कार्यान्वयन के अंतर्गत,प्रायोगिक तौर पर सर्वप्रथम किस राज्य में शुरू की गई है?
Haryana became the first state in the country to launch Mahila Police Volunteer (MPV) initiative for safety of women. It was launched by Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar. Mahila Police Volunteer is a joint initiative of Union Ministry of Women & Child Development and the Union Ministry of Home Affairs.
Q4. What are the main components of Bronze Alloy?
काँसा (ब्रॉन्ज़) मिश्र धातु का मुख्य घटक कौन से है?
Bronze is an alloy consisting primarily of copper, commonly with about 12% tin and often with the addition of other metals (such as aluminium, manganese, nickel or zinc) and sometimes nonmetals or metalloids such as arsenic, phosphorus or silicon.
Q5. Which of the following causes fly ash?
निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा उड़न राख का कारण है?
(a) Hydroelectric Power Station/ जल विघुत ऊर्जा केंद्र
(b) Coal Combustion Power Plant/ कोयला दहन ऊर्जा केंद्र
Fly ash is a byproduct from burning pulverized coal in electric power generating plants. During combustion, mineral impurities in the coal (clay, feldspar, quartz, and shale) fuse in suspension and float out of the combustion chamber with the exhaust gases. As the fused material rises, it cools and solidifies into spherical glassy particles called fly ash.
Q6. “Dulari Kanya”, a scheme to bring down infant mortality in the state is launched by which Indian State?
राज्य में शिशु मृत्यु दर में कमी लेन के लिए ‘दुलारी कन्या’ योजना किस राज्य ने शुरू की है?
The Arunachal Pradesh government has launched a special scheme “Dulari Kanya” to check infant mortality in the state on the occasion of the 68th Republic Day on January 26, 2017. As per the scheme, the government will deposit Rs 20,000 in the bank account of a girl child, born in any government hospital. It would be paid along with the accrued interest after she attains 18 years of her age.
Q7. Which of the following is a chemical formula of quicklime?
निम्नलिखित में से अनबुझे चुने का रासायनिक सूत्र क्या है?
Sunderlal Bahuguna was the leader of the Chipko and anti-big dam movements and one of India’s foremost environmental activists.
The Chipko Movement or Chipko Andolan was primarily a forest conservation movement in India that began in 1973 and went on to become a rallying point for many future environmental movements all over the world it created a precedent for starting of non-violent protest in India, and its success meant that the world immediately took notice of this non violent movement, which was to inspire in time many such eco-groups by helping to slow down the rapid deforestation, expose vested interests, increase ecological awareness, and demonstrate the viability of people power.
Q9. ‘Pradhan Mantri Digital Saksharta Abhiyan’ is launched to digitally literate 6 crore rural households by _____.
‘प्रधानमंत्री डिजिटल साक्षरता अभियान’ 6 करोड़ ग्रामीण परिवारों को ______ तक डिजिटली साक्षर करने के लिए आरंभ किया गया है |
PMGDISHA- Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan is the project launched under “Skill India” scheme. The announcement made by our finance Minister Mr. Arun Jaitley in the Union Budget 2016-2017 on 1st Feb 2017. Then on 8. Feb 2017 the Union cabinet chaired by our honorable Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi has approved Pradhan Mantri Digital Saksharta Abhiyan (PMGDISHA). The budget which has been taken for this project is Rs 2,351.38 crore to use it for digital literacy in rural India till March 2019. This project is expected to be one of the biggest project of the world in order to make 6 crore Indian houses digitally literate.
Experiments with beams of negative particles were performed in Britain by Joseph John (“J.J.”) Thomson, and led to his conclusion in 1897 that they consisted of lightweight particles with a negative electric charge, nowadays known as electrons. Thomson was awarded the 1906 Nobel Prize.
Q11. Who is a major driving force behind the ‘Narmada Bachao Andolan’?
‘नर्मदा बचाओ आंदोलन’ के पीछे सबसे प्रमुख प्रेरक बल किसका था?
Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) is a social movement consisting of adivasis, farmers, environmentalists and human rights activists against the number of large dams being built across the Narmada River, which flows through the states of Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat is one of the biggest dams on the river and was one of the first focal points of the movement. It is one of the many dams under the Narmada Dam Project. The main aim of the project is to provide irrigation and electricity to people in these states.
Their mode of campaign includes court actions, hunger strikes, rallies, and gathering support from notable film and art personalities. Narmada Bachao Andolan, with its leading spokespersons Medha Patkar and Baba Amte, have received the Right Livelihood Award in 1991.
Q12.’’Udey Desh ka Aam Nagrik’ (UDAN) scheme for regional air connectivity will provide travel to tier 2 and tier 3 cities at the rate of Rs _____ per hour.
‘उड़े देश का आम नागरिक’ (उड़ान) योजना के अंतर्गत श्रेणी तथा श्रेणी के शहरों में क्षेत्रीय हवाई सेवाएं ____ रु प्रति घण्टा में उपलब्ध करायी जाएगी|
Udan refers to Udey Deshka Aam Nagrik focus on making flying affordable for the people who want to travel to and fro the Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities of the country. It was inaugurated on October 2016 by flagging off Air India’s Delhi-Shimla flight.
The air fare between Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities will be made Rs.2500 per hour of travel