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08 October 2015 Current Affairs
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 13)          Punjab state has been conferred how many awards for outstanding performance in the various fields of Renewable Energy and Power Generation ?


Ans : (1)



2.     2

3.          3

4.          4

5.          5


Explanation: This , includes first award for highest capacity addition in grid connected solar rooftop power in the country during the financial year 2014-15? The other four areas in which Punjab bagged awards includes achieving highest cumulative grid connected solar rooftop power capacity, deployment of highest cumulative numbers of Solar Water Pumps, highest capacity addition of off-grid waste to energy plants and achieving highest capacity addition in grid connected solar power in the country.


 14) The country`s infrastructure sector status in July 2015 is ……….?  


Ans : (2)


1. Increased

2.          Decreased

3.          No Change

4.          Both 1 & 2

5.          None of the above


Explanation: Growth of the country`s infrastructure sector slowed to a 3-month low of 1.1 per cent in July, as the output of crude oil, natural gas and steel contracted. The eight core sectors, which contribute about 38 per cent to the overall industrial production, had grown at 4.1 per cent in July last year.

  15)        India country will be the Partner Country for Russian Industrial Trade Fair to be held at Yekaterinburg, Russia in July 2016. What is the name of it ?


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1.          “Innoprom 2016”

2.          “Innovation 2016’” 

3.          Invention 2016

4.          Creation 2016

5.          Invention & Creation 2016


Explanation: India accepted the invitation extended by the Russian Government to participate as the Partner Country in the major Industrial Fair “INNOPROM 2016” to be heldat Yekaterinburg, Russia in July 2016.

  16)        Name the vocalist who has been chosen for the prestigious Sangita Kalanidhi Award 2015 ?


Ans : (2)


1. Arijit Singh 

2.          Sanjay Subrahmanyan

3. Krishnakumar Kunnath

4. Shankar Mahadevan

5.          Unni Krishnan


Explanation:He will preside over the 89th conference of the Music Academy this Margazhi.