The Parliament of Which Country Became First Parliament in the Worldto Run Entirely on Solar Power? - Current Affairs Including General Knowledge


The Parliament of which country became first Parliament in the world to run entirely on Solar Power?


  • Pakistan

  • India

  • Japan

  • UK





Pakistan’s parliament today became the first in the world to completely run on solar power, a venture supported by close ally China with a whopping $55  million funding.

Concept: National Event (Entrance Exam)
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2015-2016 (May) Set 1


Who was appointed as the Chairman of the National Innovation Council in August 2010?

In which case did the Nagpur Bench of the Bombay High Court on July 14, 2010 commute the death sentence of six accused to rigorous life imprisonment?

The Election Commission of India declared the [1] led by Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma as a national party. This made the [1], formed by his father and former Lok Sabha Speaker Purno A. Sangma in 2013, the first from the north-eastern region to earn the tag. The party has been granted recognition under the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, [2]. Registration of political parties is governed by the provisions of [3] of the Representation of the People Act, 1951. An association seeking registration under the said Section has to submit an application to the Commission within a period of 30 days following the date of its formation, as per the guidelines prescribed by the Commission in exercise of the powers conferred by [4] of the Constitution of India and [3] of the Representation of the People Act, 1951. In its order, the ECI said that the [1] was given the national party status for fulfilling conditions such as polling more than 6% of the total votes in the last general election and being recognised as a State party in at least four States.

Which of the following years has been replaced with '[2]' in the passage above?

After two consecutive months of contraction in September and October, Goods and Services Tax (GST) collections in December (for November sales) rose over the Rs. 1-lakh crore mark, a growth of 8.9 percent year-over-year. In November too, the GST mop-up had topped Rs. 1 lakh crore, but December figures were keenly awaited since the November collections were largely attributed to higher festive sales. In December, GST collections at Rs 1,03,184 crore were marginally lower than the previous month, but rise for the second month in a row indicates improvement in revenue growth and higher compliance due to enforcement of more anti-evasion measures and a cap on input tax credit. Until December 31, as many as 81.21 lakh GSTR 3B (monthly summary returns) were filed, 4.3 percent more than 77.83 lakh in November. Also, a cap on input tax credit at 20 percent of the eligible credit for businesses effective October helped in higher collections. This cap, which was only for buyers whose suppliers did not upload invoices, prevented fraudulent claims and revenue leakage, said tax officials.

Which of the following constitutional amendment acts is related to the Goods and Services Tax (GST)?

The ISRO has developed a 'Flood Hazard Atlas' by mapping flood-prone and vulnerable areas in which state?

Greece and Turkey are working to resolve their dispute over sovereignty and related rights in the area of which sea?

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

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The Rajya Sabha in April 2016 passed two Bills, which had already been passed by the Lok Sabha earlier, repealing certain outdated/old laws. The Bills intended to repeal:

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Who called the immigration the ‘Trojan horse of Terrorism’?

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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?

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.

The mission referred to in the above passage was launched from which space station?

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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Agrarian Festival Nuakhai is celebrated by which state with religious fervor and devotion?

Consider the following events of the Indian National Movement.

Which of the following satellite is used for faster Internet connectivity?

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In November 2017 the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully conducted a flight test of its indigenously designed and developed long-range sub-sonic cruise missile ____________, which can carry warheads of up to 300 kg.

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Which programme will be launched by the government in the financial year 2017-18 for the recapitalisation of public sector lenders?

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Which Bollywood actress has been appointed the new Brand Ambassador of the Swachh Bharat Campaign?

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_____________ is the first Indian woman pilot of Indian Air Force who created history by completing a solo flight on a MiG-21 Bison fighter aircraft.

When is the National Youth Day observed in India?


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