General Knowledge - General Awareness Quiz - Questions and Answers, GK 2013

1. Name the Indian environmentalist, who has been conferred this year's prestigious 'Clinton Global Citizen Awards'?

2. Which of the following continents has highest fraction of young population in its total population?

3. The government of India can interfere in the prices of which among the following?
  • Gasoline
  • Diesel
  • Natural Gas
  • Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

    4. Which of the following countries will jointly host the 2015 Cricket World Cup?

    5. 'Desh Prem Azad', who passed away, in 2013 was the coach of which of the following cricket legends?

    6. In 2013 (July 2013), RBI opened a special liquidity window for commercial banks to meet the cash requirement of mutual funds. What is the limit of this window?

    7. In which among the following states, the people following the Baul tradition are found?

    8. With which among the following neighbouring countries, India has signed a Border Defence Cooperation Agreement in 2013 (October 2013)?

    9. Consider the following awards:
    1.Basha Samman
    2.Premachand Fellowships
    3.Anand Coomarswamy Fellowships
    Which of the above mention award is/are given by Sahitya Akademi of India?

    10. The Medini Puraskar is given to a author who writes a book in Hindi on subject related to ________?

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    Prem Chand Pandey is an Indian scientist and academic in the fields of Satellite Oceanography, Remote Sensing, Atmospheric Science, Antarctic and Climate ChangePandey obtained his Masters and Bachelors degrees in Electronics and science respectively from Allahabad University, Allahabad He completed his DPhil degree from the same university(on microwaves) in 1972 In 1966, Pandey became a lecturer in DAV Degree college, Azamgarh From 1968 to 1972 he was Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Research Fellow at the microwave research laboratory of the Department of Physics, University of Allahabad, and from 1973 to 1977 a research officer at the Central Water and Power Research Station, Khadakwasla In 1977 he joined the Space Applications Centre(SAC)/ ISRO, Ahmedabad and became the founder head of the Oceanic Sciences Division/ Meteorology and Oceanography Group/ Remote Sensing Applications Area (OSD/ MOG/ RESA) He worked for the next twenty years at SAC In the 1980s he was also a research associate at the NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, where he worked on the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite and SEASAT programs During 19972005, he was the founding director of the National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR)/Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES), Goa At the initiative of Murali Manohar Joshi he founded the K Banerjee Centre of Atmospheric and Ocean Studies (KBCAOS) to initiate the Atmospheric and Ocean Science Studies in Allahabad University which is now full fledged faculty academic centre of Allahabad University He was Visiting Professor at Center for Ocean, River, Atmosphere and Land Sciences (CORAL), IIT Kharagpur (IITKgp) since 2005 to 2007 and also he was an Emeritus Professor at IITKgps same center since 2007 to August, 2011, where he played key role in establishment of the CORAL Currently he joined as a Professor at School of Earth, Ocean and Climate Sciences, IIT Bhubaneswar with effect from 1 September 2011

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