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Test: Overview of India- 1 - Question 1

Which city has topped the list in the Mercer's 2017 Quality of Living Index?

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Vienna topped the list in the Mercer's 2017 Quality of Living Index. It was Vienna's ninth consecutive at the top of the index, followed by Zurich, Auckland, and Munich in joint third place.

Test: Overview of India- 1 - Question 2

Who among the following was honoured with the Moortidevi Award presented by Bharatiya Jnanpita Organisation on 4 March, 2017?

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M.P. Veerendra Kunar was presented with the 30th Moortidevi award by the Bharatiya Jnanpith organization. He was chosen for the prestigious award for his Malayalam travelogue Hymavathabhoovil, which dwells upon ancient trails of Indian culture, myth literature and people strewn in the plains, valleys, and mountains of India. The award was presented by Jnanpith laureate M.T. Vasudevan Nair at a function at the Tagore Centenary Hall, Kozhikode.

Test: Overview of India- 1 - Question 3

The first metro system in India with an integrated multi-modal transport system is

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Kochi Metro is claimed to be the country's first integrated multi-modal transport system, which is expected to improve regional connectivity and ease traffic congestion in Kochi, the commercial hub of Kerala. The first phase comprises a 13 km stretch between Aluva and Palarivattom.

Test: Overview of India- 1 - Question 4

In 2017, which company became the new team sponsor of the Indian cricket team for 5 years?

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In a press conference, Oppo was unveiled as a new team sponsor of the Indian cricket team for 5 years. The deal is from September 5, 2019, to March 31, 2022. The deal was worth Rs. 1079 crores.

Test: Overview of India- 1 - Question 5

Being assertive can help manage stress. Select the approaches that encourage assertiveness.
I Make a deliberate effort to greet others and call them by their names.
II. Avoid eye contact during conversation.
III. Avoid expressing opinions or feelings.
IV. Being aggressive while holding your own viewpoints.
V. Take initiative to engage in new behaviour or learn a new activity

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Being assertive is the core communication skills. Being assertive means that one is able to express oneself effectively and stand up to the point of view that he holds while also respecting the beliefs and rights of others. One should always try to make regular eye contact and act confidently and make a deliberate effort to greet others and call them by their names. Also, a person should take the initiative to engage in a new behavior or learn a new activity. One should always try to understand the point of others and should not interrupt in between. Being assertive helps in boosting the confident of a person.

Test: Overview of India- 1 - Question 6

The state of Goa, was ruled by a foreign nation till 1961. From which country did India wrest Goa in the victorious Operation Vijay?

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In 1961, the Government of India under Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru adopted a plan called operation Vijay to free the Portuguese colonies in India.
The Portuguese army was not well prepared to handle the attack of Indian armed forces.
Within 40 hours of the start of the operation, the Indian army had successfully carried out operation Vijay and centuries of Portuguese domination in Goa came to an end.

Test: Overview of India- 1 - Question 7

Consider the following statements about Param Vir Chakra' : 

  1. It is the highest peacetime gallantry award.
  2. It is the replacement of British Victoria Cross. 
  3. It can be awarded to civilians. 

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

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The Param Vir Chakra is awarded for most conspicuous bravery or some daring or pre-eminent act of valour or self-sacrifice, in the presence of the enemy, whether on land, at sea, or in the air. Civilians are not eligble for this honour. Victoria Cross the highest award for gallantry in the British empire—was extended to Indians in 1911. In June 1948 it was decided to institute new Indian awards for gallantry and the Param Vir Chakra (PVC) was one of those.

Test: Overview of India- 1 - Question 8

Bio weapons cause harm to

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Germ bombs release disease germs such as anthrax bacteria which may take epidemic shape and cause widespread death generation after generation.

Test: Overview of India- 1 - Question 9

What made countries like Japan rich/developed?

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Developed countries like Japan have invested in people especially in the field of education and health.

Test: Overview of India- 1 - Question 10

What was the code name for the Indian Air Force operations during the Kargil Conflict of 1999?

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Operation Safed Sagar was the codename assigned to the Indian Air Force's operations during the Kargil Conflict of 1999. It began on May 26, 1999 and concluded on July 11, 1999 after all military objectives were achieved. This was the first time in the history of military aviation that air power was used at a height of upto 32,000 feet by the Indian Air Force.

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