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1. The Planning Commission of India approved anti erosion measures to protect Moisa and Belguri villages in ____.
Answer: (a) Assam
2. Which one of the following states became the only state in India to implement public service guarantee act?
Answer: (b) Rajasthan
3. Jharkhand government introduced Right to Service Act that came into force in the state on___.
a) 14 November 2011
b) 12 November 2011
c) 15 November 2011
d) 20 November 2011
Answer: (c) 15 November 2011
4. Pioneering Indian American biochemist Har Gobind Khorana died in Massachusetts on 9 November 2011. Which of the following facts about him is/are not true?
1. Har Gobind Khorana won the 1968 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine with Robert W. Holley of Cornell University and Marshall W. Nirenberg of the National Institutes of Health
2. In 1972, Dr. Khorana reported construction of the first artificial gene, using off-the-shelf chemicals.
3. Khorana was New York University 's Alfred P Sloan Professor of Biology and Chemistry emeritus. He joined the M.I.T. faculty in 1980 and retired in 2009.
4. Dr. Khorana who became an American citizen in 1966, received the Lasker Award for basic medical research in 1968 and the National Medal of Science in 1987.
a. 1 & 4
b. Only 4
c. 1 & 3
d. Only 3
5. According to the report- The Transition to a Predominantly Urban World and its Underpinnings released by International Institute for Environment and Development, which Indian city was ranked second in the list of 100 fastest growing cities in the world?
6. Eminent Kannada author S. L. Bhyrappa was honoured with 20th Saraswati Samman in literature for 2010 for his epic novel. Name the novel for which he received the honour?
d. Satya mattu saundarya
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