Choose the Appropriate Alternative: the Headquarters of International Solar Alliance Consisting of More than 121 Countries is Located in _______________. - Current Affairs Including General Knowledge


Choose the appropriate alternative:
The Headquarters of International Solar Alliance consisting of more than 121 countries is located in _______________.


  • India

  • South Africa

  • Malaysia

  • China



The International Solar Alliance was launched jointly by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande on the first day of the COP-21 summit at Paris in 2015. It is India’s first international and inter-governmental organisation of 121 Countries and has headquarters in India with the United Nations as Strategic Partner.

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
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2018-2019 (May) Set 1


The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) released its fifth bi-monthly monetary policy statement for 2019-20 in which the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), led by [1], decided to keep the policy repo rate unchanged at 5.15%. In 2019, the RBI has cut repo rate by 135 basis points so far to a nine-year low of 5.15%. Analysts were expecting another 25 basis points cut. The RBI said it is against any kind of private digital currency as currency is a soveriegn function. The apex bank has however started initial discussions to launch its own digital currency. RBI said that it is not worried about fiscal deficit, but wants greater clarity on counter-cyclical fiscal measures. Stock markets erased all the gains and fell led by drop in banking stocks after Reserve Bank of India unexpectedly maintained its key rates. The Reserve Bank of India will not allow any NBFC to collapse, it said adding that it know which NBFCs are vulnerable and are being monitored.

How many members are there in the Monetary Policy Committee?

The 'Ease of Doing Business Index' is prepared and published by

The winner of 2015 Malaysian Grand Prix is ____ ? 

Which one of the following is essentially a solo dance nowadays performance in group as well? 

What is the name given to the dedicated TV channel for farmers that was announced in the Union Budget for 2014-15 and Rs. 100 crore was set aside for its establishment?

The National Industrial Corridor (NICI) that was proposed to be established in the Union Budget of 2014 - 15, have its headquarters at which city?

Name the renowned Indian ecologist who has been chosen for the prestigious 2015 Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement on 23 March 2015?

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In case the President of India wants to resign, he shall address his resignation to the:

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Indian Armed Forces on November 21, 2016, conducted test firing of two nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missiles in Odisha. Prithvi II is a type of ____________ missile?

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The National Social Security Board functioning under the Ministry of Labour and Employment is meant for recommending the formulation of social security schemes for

The [x] mission is a highly complex mission, which represents a significant technological leap compared to the previous missions of ISRO. It comprised an Orbiter, Lander and Rover to explore the unexplored [y]. The mission is designed to expand the lunar scientific knowledge through a detailed study of topography, seismography, mineral identification and distribution, surface chemical composition, thermo-physical characteristics of topsoil and composition of the tenuous lunar atmosphere, leading to a new understanding of the origin and evolution of the Moon. 
After the injection of [x], a series of maneuvers were carried out to raise its orbit and on August 14, 2019, following Trans Lunar Insertion (TLI) maneuver, the spacecraft escaped from orbiting the earth and followed a path that took it to the vicinity of the Moon. On August 20, 2019, [x] was successfully inserted into lunar orbit … The Orbiter placed in its intended orbit around the Moon will enrich our understanding of the moon’s evolution and mapping of the minerals and water molecules in Polar regions, using its eight state-of-the-art scientific instruments.

In the above passage what has been redacted with ‘[y]’

The Paithan (Jayakwadi) Hydro-electric project, completed with the help of Japan, is on the river.

Which of the following is the first calculating device?

Which of the following factors are responsible for the rapid growth of sugar production in south India as compared to north India?

A.I.Higher per acre field of sugarcane
B.II.Higher sucrose content of sugarcane
C.III.Lower labour cost
D.IV.Longer crushing period

Who among the following operates the National Disaster Response Fund which was constituted under the Disaster Management Act, 2005?

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Name the robot name has been introduced by Kumbakonam based City Union Bank to improve customer service?

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Indian Air Force has recently officially inducted the first indigenously built Airborne Early Warning and Control System named as ___________.

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Kambala is a traditional festival of which Indian state?

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Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik created a Guinness World Record on February 10, 2017, by building the World’s tallest Sand Castle. What is the height of the castle?

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Which state became the first State in India to operate electric bus services?

When is the National Youth Day observed in India?


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