Monday, December 31, 2012

General Knowledge Questions Part 4

Ques 41. What is Project Tiger ?

Project Tiger Scheme is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Government of India that was launched in 1973.

Main objectives are to ensure a viable population of tiger in India including wildlife management, protection measures and site specific ecodevelopment to reduce the dependency of local communities on tiger reserve resources.

Ques 42. Survey of India is covered under the -

Ministry of Science and Technology

Ques 43. The shape of rain droplet is spherical due to -

Surface Tension

NOTE - Surface tension is a contractive tendency of the surface of a liquid that allows it to resist an external force.

Ques 44. What is Mohiniattam ?

Mohiniyattam, also spelled Mohiniattam is a classical dance form from Kerala, India.

Ques 45. What is 'Prithvi' ?

Prithvi is a surface to surface missile.

Ques 46. What is 'Lakshya' ?

Lakshya is an Indian PTA (Pilotless Target Aircraft ) developed by the Aeronautical Development Establishment (ADE) of DRDO.

Ques 47. Where is Satish Dhawan Space Centre located ?

It is located in Sriharikota, a barrier island off the coast of the southern state of Andhra Pradesh in India.

Ques 48. World Literacy Day falls on -

September 8th

Ques 49. World Environment Day falls on -

June 5th

Ques 50. Whose signatures are printed on the Indian currency notes ?

Reserve Bank of India Governor

Ques 51. What was Cripps mission ?

The Cripps mission was an attempt in late March 1942 by the British government to secure Indian cooperation in World War II. This mission was being presided by Sir Stafford Cripps.