Monday, December 31, 2012

SSC Combined Graduate Level Model Questions Part 11

Ques 127. Nearest Star to the Earth after the Sun ?

Proxima Centauri - 4.243 light years away

Ques 128. What is Planning Commission of India ?

The Planning Commission's functions as outlined by the Government's 1950 resolution are following:
  1. To make an assessment of the material, capital and human resources of the country, including technical personnel, and investigate the possibilities of augmenting those resources which are found to be deficient in relation to the nation's requirement.
  2. To formulate a plan for the most effective and balanced utilisation of country's resources.
  3. To define the stages, on the basis of priority, in which the plan should be carried out and propose the allocation of resources for the due completion of each stage.
  4. To indicate the factors that tend to retard economic development.
  5. To determine the conditions which need to be established for the successful execution of the plan within the incumbent socio-political situation of the country.
  6. To determine the nature of the machinery required for securing the successful implementation of each stage of the plan in all its aspects.
  7. To appraise from time to time the progress achieved in the execution of each stage of the plan and also recommend the adjustments of policy and measures which are deemed important vis-a-vis a successful implementation of the plan.
  8. To make necessary recommendations from time to time regarding those things which are deemed necessary for facilitating the execution of these functions. Such recommendations can be related to the prevailing economic conditions, current policies, measures or development programmes. They can even be given out in response to some specific problems referred to the commission by the central or the state governments.

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Ques 129. What are Sundarbans ?

The Sundarbans is the largest single block of tidal halophytic mangrove forest in the world. The Sunderbans is a UNESCO World Heritage Site covering parts of Bangladesh and IndiaFor full details Click Here

Ques 130. What can Bats fly in dark ?

 Because they ultrasonic waves.

Ques 131. Monetary policy in India is designed by

Reserve Bank of India

Ques 132. What is Break even point ?

When Total Expenditure = Total Revenue

Ques 133. What is South South Cooperation ?

South-South Cooperation is a term historically used by policymakers and academics to describe the exchange of resources, technology, and knowledge between developing countries, also known as countries of the global South.

Ques 134. World's largest desert - 

Sahara Desert (more than 94,00,000 square kms.)

Ques 135. Current President of World Bank ?

Jim Yong Kim

Ques 136. 'The Village' novel is authored by 

Mulk Raj Anand