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Miscellaneous Facts -09

PUBLISHED BY: SURENDER KUMAR
JANUARY 08, 2015

   
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 Miscellaneous Facts -09

1.    President of COP-10 (Conference of Parties) --- Ms. Jayanthi Natarajan

 

2.    G-33 is a group of --- 46 developing nations
       G-77+China is a group of ---    133 nations

 

3.    Commonwealth Games 2018 will be held in --- Gold Coast, Australia

 

4.    Bond issued to discourage investment in gold --- Inflation Indexed Bonds (IIB)

 

5.    International Children’s Peace Prize was given to --- Malala Yousafzai

 

6.    Oldest man to climb Mt. Everest --- Yuichiro Miura (Japan)

 

7.    Infant Mortality Rate of India  --- 42/ 1000 live births

 

8.    Annual Average Growth rates estimated for Agricultural, Industry, and Services in the 12th Five Year Plan ---    4%, 9.6%, 10% respectively

 

9.    IAF fighter aircraft decommissioned in 2013 --- MIG-21

 

10.    World’s largest retail chain --- Wal-Mart

 

11.    First South East Asian country to introduce the Sharia Penal Code --- Brunei

 

12.    Henderson Brooks report is related to --- Indo-China War 1962

 

13.    Kachchatheevu is a matter of dispute between --- India and Sri Lanka

 

14.   Maximum number of Asiatic Lions is found in --- Gir Sanctuary, Gujarat

 

15.    25th anniversary of massive student protest against the Chinese Govt was observed in 201. The 1989 event took place in ---    Tiannmen Square in Beijing

 

16.    Most Powerful Businesswomen in India --- Chanda Kochhar

 

17.    States producing the highest amount of solar energy --- 1st Gujarat, 2nd Rajasthan

 

18.    World Economic Forum was held in --- Davos

 

19.    Education has been made a Fundamental right for the first time since Independence vide --- Article 21 A

 

20.    Activist after whose murder the Maharastra Govt passed the Anti Black Magic & Superstition Ordinance --- Dr. Narendra Dabholkar




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