Literacy Ratio, India - Current Affairs Questions and Answers

1)   On 11th July India recorded a population of 127,42,39,769, which is growing at a rate of 1.6 per cent a year, and could make the country the most populous in the world by______.

a. 2050
b. 2022
c. 2017
d. 2032
Answer  Explanation 

ANSWER: 2050

No explanation is available for this question!

2)   Indian steel was called as

a. Wootz
b. Yavanpriya
c. Gandhika
d. Vishti
Answer  Explanation 


This craft was developed first in India. No other country could manufacture steel swords as were made by Indian craftsmen. Yavanpriya is Indian pepper. Gandhikas are perfumers. Vishti is forced labour.

3)   Indian dyers discovered which color/colors?

a. Yellow
b. Magenta
c. Blue
d. Both a and b
Answer  Explanation 


Indian dyers invented lasting colors and they also invented the color blue. Initially blue was never used in paintings or anywhere unless the object is naturally blue. The basic colors made in India were so shining and lasting that the beautiful colors of Ajanta remain still intact.