Education, Commerce & IT - GS question based on India Year Book

1)   Ishan Vikas is
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a. Creating world class chefs to promote Indian food all over the world
b. Skill development for creation and serving of high quality food in Trains and airplanes
c. Upgrading hotels at important tourist places all over India.
d. Exposure and internship programme for students of Northeastern colleges
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Exposure and internship programme for students of Northeastern colleges

Explanation:
Under ‘Ishan Vikas’ scheme, selected students from school and college levels from the North Eastern States will be taken to Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), National Institute of Technology (NITs) and other engineering institutes for exposure / internship programme. Faculty members would accompany them too.


2)   Ishan Uday is
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a. Special Package for MSME Industries in the Northeast
b. Special Scholarship Scheme for North East Region (NER)
c. Package for Sunrise Industries
d. Both a and c
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Special Scholarship Scheme for North East Region (NER)

Explanation:
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has launched “Ishan Uday” a Special Scholarship Scheme for North East Region (NER) from academic session 2014-15. Under the scheme ten thousand fresh scholarships are to be provided for general degree course, technical and professional courses including medical and Para-medical courses.


3)   The National Optical Fiber Network (NOFN) will be executed by
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a. BSNL
b. MTNL
c. BBNL
d. Bharati Airtel
Answer  Explanation  Related Ques

ANSWER: BBNL

Explanation:
Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL) is a special purpose vehicle incorporated under Indian Companies Act, 1956 to execute NOFN. NOFN will connect approximately 2.50 lakh Gram Panchayats.


4)   16. Which of the following statement / statements is / are correct with respect to Tele-density in India?

1) Rural Tele-density increased whereas Urban Tele-density decreased in the last year.
2) Among the three metros, Mumbai has the highest Tele-density followed by Delhi and then Kolkata.

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a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both 1 and 2
d. None of the above
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Only 1

Explanation:
Delhi has highest Tele-Density and then Mumbai and then Kolkata. Total Tele-density of India increased to 75.23%.


5)   Dial. Gov is
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a. Mission to increase Tele-density in rural areas
b. For information on eligibility of benefits under various social sector schemes
c. Scheme for farmers to get information of markets
d. Government helpline number for grievance redressal and lodging complaints
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: For information on eligibility of benefits under various social sector schemes

Explanation:
It has been implemented as a common man’s interface for providing comprehensive information on eligibility of benefits under various social sector schemes operational across the country. The information is provided through Web based portal, Call Centre and Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS).


6)   What is MeghRaj?
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a. Project for artificial rain
b. ISRO satellite for studying formation of clouds
c. IMD Satellite for studying formation of clouds
d. Project for creating Government of India cloud computing environment
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: Project for creating Government of India cloud computing environment

Explanation:
Department of Electronics and Information technology has initiated this project for creating GI Cloud – Government of India cloud computing environment at the national level. This will act as a common repository of cloud based infrastructure resources and applications available on demand.


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