Sep. 2 2016 quiz

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  • Question 1: Name the Indian or Indian received the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016?निम्नलिखित भारतीय (ओं) में से किस को रेमन मैग्सेसे पुरस्कार 2016 प्राप्त हुआ ?
  • Explanation: Bezwada Wilson (50), and TM Krishna (40) are included in the list of the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award winners for the year 2016. . A celebrated Carnatic vocalist, TM Krishna performing ever since he was six. Born in a family of musically influenced people, he went on to be a disciple of the late Padma awardee, Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer. Krishna has also received a bachelor’s in Economics from the Vivekanand College in Madras, but music remained to take the centerstage in hid life and he had launched a formal career as a vocalist by the time he was 20. The carnatic musical vocalist won the award for “social inclusiveness in culture”.
  • Question 2: Where is Kudankulam Plant ? कुडनकुलम संयंत्र कहां है?
  • Explanation: Unit 2 at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant was synchronised with the southern grid on Monday, more than a month after it attained criticality. Tamil Nadu is the major beneficiary after the unit is synchronised with the grid. "Tamil Nadu will get 55% of the power generated here. Even now, the state is getting 55% power from here," he said. इस परियोजना में 1000 मेगावाट विद्युत क्षमता वाले दो यूनिट (केकेएनपीपी 1 तथा 2) हैं। पहले यूनिट ने २२ अक्टूबर २०१३ से विद्युत ग्रिड को विद्युत आपूर्ति करना आरम्भ किया।[2] इस संयंत्र की दो इकाइयों की मूल लागत १३१७१ करोड़ थी जो बढ़कर १७२७० हो गयी। १० अगस्त २०१६ को इसकी दूसरी इकाई को क्रान्तिक (क्रिटिकल) किया गया (अर्थात चालू किया गया।)
  • Question 3: Name new president of Brazil ?ब्राजील के नए राष्ट्रपति का नाम?
  • Explanation: Keen poet Temer has been running Brazil since Rousseff's suspension in May. Dilma Rousseff, Brazil’s first female president, was thrown out of office by the country’s senate on Wednesday following after an impeachment trial that ended the leftist Workers’ Party 13 years in power. ब्रासीलिया: ब्राजील की राष्ट्रपति डिल्मा रॉसेफ को महाभियोग की सुनवाई का सामना करने के लिए गुरुवार को निलंबित कर दिया गया और सत्ता उप राष्ट्रपति एवं मौजूदा समय में उनके सबसे बड़े राजनीतिक शत्रु माइकल टेमर के हाथों में चली गई। इसी के साथ लातिन अमेरिका के इस सबसे बड़े देश में 13 साल के वाम शासन का पटाक्षेप हो गया है।
  • Question 4: Centre has approved the use of __ shells as an alternative to pellet guns ? केंद्र सरकार ने पैलेट बंदूकें गोली के एक विकल्प के रूप में ___ के उपयोग को मंजूरी दी है?
  • Explanation:An alternative to pellet guns for crowd controlling ahead of the visit of an all-party delegation to Jammu and Kashmir. Official sources said, Home Minister Rajnath Singh cleared the file for use of Pelargonic Acid Vanillyl Amide (PAVA) shells also called Nonivamide as an alternative to the pellet guns.
  • Question 5: Who wrote the book Sindur ki Raakh ? किताब - सिंदूर की राख - किस ने लिखी है ?
  • Explanation: Noted poet, novelist and short story writer Kashmiri Lal Zakir passed away this evening, a state government. Zakir's career, which started with his first ghazal published in Adabi Duniya in the 1940s a publication from Lahore, encompasses novels, dramas, short stories and travelogues. He served the PunjabEducation Department during British rule. प्रख्यात कवि, उपन्यासकार और लघु कहानी लेखक कश्मीरी लाल जाकिर आज शाम राज्य सरकार के एक निधन हो गया।
  • Question 6: Name the Indian-origin software industry veteran who was recently appointed the CEO of US-based company ANSYS.नाम भारतीय मूल के सॉफ्टवेयर उद्योग के दिग्गज जो हाल ही में अमेरिका स्थित कंपनी ANSYS के सीईओ नियुक्त किया गया।
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  • Question 7: As per a latest study, about how much percent is the 300 Billion Cubic Metre water in River Ganga is contaminated by arsenic?एक ताजा अध्ययन के अनुसार, कितना प्रतिशत के बारे में है 300 अरब घन मीटर पानी गंगा नदी में आर्सेनिक से दूषित कर रहा है?
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  • Question 8: Name the famous humanist French photographer, who died recently.प्रसिद्ध मानवतावादी फ्रांसीसी फोटोग्राफर जिस का हाल ही में निधन हो गया है ?
  • Explanation: Marc Riboud, who has died aged 93, was one of the generation of French photojournalists who formed the core of the Magnum Photos agency in the immediate postwar years.
  • Question 9: Which state Chief Minister has decided to share his thoughts on different issues through the radio for 10 minutes every month?किस राज्य के मुख्यमंत्री हर महीने 10 मिनट के लिए रेडियो के माध्यम से विभिन्न मुद्दों पर अपने विचार साझा करने का फैसला किया है?
  • Explanation: Odisha CM, Naveen Patnaik, would share his thoughts on different issues through the radio for 10 minutes every month. The State government has decided to launch ‘Biju Goan Radio’ through which the Chief Minister would address the people soon.ओडिशा के मुख्यमंत्री नवीन पटनायक, 10 मिनट के लिए हर महीने के लिए रेडियो के माध्यम से विभिन्न मुद्दों पर अपने विचार साझा करेंगे।
  • Question 10: The two-days BRICS Convention on Tourism is going on at.. ?दो दिनों का ब्रिक्स सम्मेलन पर्यटन ___ में चल रहा है ?
  • Explanation: Although the 'BRICS Convention on Tourism' was scheduled to be inaugurated by Union Tourism and Culture Minister Dr Mahesh Sharma, he could not make it to the event, which is a precursor to the BRICS Summit to be held in Goa on October 15-16.