Just G.K. - Part 12 (276-300)

(276) Who is the author of “A Tale of Two Drops”?  [Clue: written by Union Minister]
Dr. Harsh Vardhan

(277) Who is the author of “Not Just An Accountant”?
Vinod Rai

(278) Who is author of the book “Strictly Personal”?
Daman Singh (daughter of Manmohan Singh)

(279) Union Government has identified five locations for development of no-frills airports in India. Mention those cities.
(1) Tezu in Arunachal Pradesh
(2) Kishangarh in Rajasthan
(3) Jharsuguda in Odisha
(4) Hubli in Karnataka and
(5) Belgaum in Karnataka.

(280) Who (Indian) has been appointed as the Executive Director (ED) of World Bank?
Subash Chandra Garg

(281) India and "X" in September 2014, agreed to cooperate and prepare a roadmap in skill development, solid waste management and cleaning of rivers. Identify the country mentioned as "X".

(282) World Suicide Prevention Day is celebrated on
September 10

(283) Theme for 2014 World Suicide Prevention Day is

Light a Candle near a Window

(284) The organisation(s) that is/are celebrating the World Suicide Prevention Day
International Association for Suicide Prevention (IASP), + World Health Organization (WHO) + World Federation for Mental Health

(285) On September 09, 2014, India formally signs Trade in Services & Trade in Investments Agreement with ____

(286) Recently, the skeleton of a giant water-living Dinosaur was unveiled in Morocco.

(287) Prime Minister’s Office constituted a six-member committee under the chairman of Union Cabinet Secretary  to facilitate systemic, scientific and planned utilisation of mineral resources in the state of _____ to prevent environmental degradation.

(288) Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels agreed on a ceasefire agreement known as “Minsk agreement”. The agreement was brokered by _______ (Organization). The agreement will end almost five months of fighting between Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine.
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)

(289) Name the Pakistani player who was suspended by ICC for his illegal bowling action
Saeed Ajmal

(290) Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh launched the (RVC) for smooth transportation of perishable goods. The RVC will facilitate in creation of a database of bottlenecks and their types experienced during the transportation of goods on the national highways. Expand RVC.
Reefer Vehicle Call-in-Centre

(291) Union Government constituted a high-level committee to review five environment laws [Environment Protection Act, Forest Conservation Act, Wildlife Protection Act, Prevention and Control of Pollution Act, and Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution Act]. Who heads this committee?
T S R Subramanian

(292) Which organisation is celebrating its 60th anniversary celebrations in 2014? It also showcased "Spirit of Delhi" as an event part of the 60 th anniversary celebrations.
Lalit Kala Akademi

(293) President of X, had linked the relations between India and X to a 'cloudless sky'. The country that referred to X here is

(294) Consider the 2014 Human Development Rankings. India was ranked at 135th position. If the first position was by Norway and fifth position by USA, then the second, third and fourth positions are
Australia, Switzerland and The Netherlands

(295) The top two countries in the recently released Global Inoovation Index 2014 was
Switzerland and UK

(296) In the recently released report of UN, the top five most populous countries are: Tokyo > New Delhi > Shanghai > _____ > _____
Mexico City and Sao Paulo

(297) Seven countries in the world form more than half of the world’s urban population. Four of them are India, China, USA and Brazil. The remaining three are

Indonesia, Japan and Russia

(298) The country that expressed its interests to establish petrochemical corridor between Visakhapattanam (Vizag) and Chennai is

(299) The permanent representative of India in UNO is
Mr. Asoke Kumar Mukherjee

(300) India became the first country to sign “Maarakesh Treaty” to facilitate access to published works for persons who are blind and visually impaired. Maarakesh is a city located in the country of

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