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Miscellaneous Facts - 02

PUBLISHED BY: SURENDER KUMAR
DECEMBER 19, 2014

   
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 Miscellaneous Facts - 02

1. “Freedom on the Net 2013” report names ---  Ireland 1st, Estonia 2nd

2. Panel on Sethusamundram Ram Setu Project chaired by ---- Dr. R K Pachauri

3. UNESCO has declared …….. as a World Biosphere Reserve ---- Nicobar Islands

4. India’s longest train journey ---- Vivek Express

   2nd longest train journey --- Himsagar Express

5. Organisation for Prohibition of Chemical Weapons --- Works to eliminate chemical weapons, is a Nobel winner for Peace

6.  Chairman of 7th Pay Commission --- Justice Ashok Kumar Mathur

7. ‘Prism’ is --- A secret spying programme by USA used to snoop on privacy, internet freedom and basic liberties

8. Project for computer literacy in India --- Project Saakshat

9. International Indian of the Decade Award --- Lord Swaraj Paul

10. Sitara-e-Shujaat, Pakistan’s highest Civilian Award for Bravery --- Malala Yousafzai

11. Miss India World 2014 --- Femina Miss India Koyal Rana

12. 15th IIFA Lifetime Achievement Award given to ---- Shatrughan Sinha

13. Largest Solar Power Project (4000mw) is in --- Sambhar (Rajasthan)

14. India’s first gun for women (a small revolver) --- Nirbheek

15. Facebook has bought ($ 19 billion) the Mobile Messaging Service --- WhatsApp

16. ‘Skimming’ is  --- Duplicating/Cloning of Cards

       ‘Phishing’ is --- Securing sensitive details over e-mail

17. First woman to be the Chief of UN Peace Keeping Forces --- Maj. Gen. Kristin Lund of Norway

18. Boko Haram had abducted 276 school girls in --- Nigeria

19. Introduction of the Goods and Services Tax will be by --- 115th Constitutional Amendment Act

20. At the 67th BAFTA Awards, the Best Movie was --- 12 year a slave

 



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