Thursday, January 25, 2018

Latest Global Environmental Performance Index (EPI)- Nepal Position.

  1. Air quality in Nepal is the worst in the world, ranked at the bottom among the 180 countries surveyed in terms of air-quality in a global study by Yale University and Columbia University in collaboration with the World Economic Forum.
  2.  Nepal scored 3.94 in terms of air quality. 
  3. Australia  become the most clean air country. 

 Environmental Performance Index (EPI)

Best five
1. Switzerland 87.42
2. France 83.95
3. Denmark 81.60
4. Malta 80.90
5. Sweden 80.51

Worst five
176. Nepal 31.44
177. India 30.57
178. DR Congo 30.41
178. Bangladesh 29.56
180. Burundi 27.43

Low scores on the EPI are indicative of the need for national sustainability efforts on a number of fronts, especially cleaning up air quality, protecting biodiversity, and reducing GHG emissions.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

World Geography- 21 January-10 questions

  1. Longest Seawall in the World ? - South Korea
  2. A Solstice represents? - Either longest or shortest day of the Year
  3. Which African country is also known as Nysaland ?  -Malawi
  4. Which country is also known as the last remnant of the former Papal States?- Vatican City
  5. Death Valley is located in which desert?-Mojave Desert
  6. Where is world’s largest Geothermal Power Plant located ? -USA (The plant is at The Geysers, a geothermal field in California, United States.)
  7. Which  river is also called “Father of African Rivers”?-Nile River
  8. Which are the two countries connected by Karakoram Pass?- India and China
  9. Which  is world’s largest freshwater lake? -Superior lake(USA)
  10. Puerto Rico Trench is located in which  oceans?-Altanic

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Heaviest rideable bicycle

The heaviest rideable bicycle weighs 860 kg (1895 lb 15.6 oz), built by Jeff Peeters (Belgium) and demonstrated in Mechelen, Belgium, on 19 August 2015.

Current Affairs. January

  1. Which country has launched the world’s largest human genome research project?- China
  2. On 3rd January 2018, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has welcomed six new non-permanent members — Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kuwait, the Netherlands, Peru, and Poland
  3. Endangered ‘bird language’ has entered the UNESCO list of Intangible Cultural Heritage. It is belong to which country?-Turkey
  4. Which city is hosting the Himalayan Hydro Expo 2018?-Kathmandu
  5. Which country has become the world’s first country to enforce equal pay for women and men?-Iceland
  6. John Young, the legendary astronaut passed away. He hailed from which country?-United States

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

GK - 17 Janauary- 20 Questions from Gorkhapatra of 10 January

  1. When and where 9th BRICS summit concluded ? September 3-5, 2017  Xiaomin China
  2. Name the Municipalities of Nepal with same area  ? Dhulikhel and Banepa.  Both are 55 Sq. Km
  3. Which two village council of Nepal of equal area ? Champadevi and Chisankhugadi with area of 126.91 Sq. Km
  4. From when flight service restarted in Dang ? 2074 Poush 23
  5. Who won the 2017 Nobel Literature prize ?  Kazuo Ishiguro of Britain
  6. When was Bhairawa opened for country's first as Special Economic Zone(SEZ) ? 2071 Mangsir 2
  7. As per National Agriculture Survey 2068/69 , which five Districts have highest agricultural land? Morang, Jhapa, Sarlahi, Siraha, Sunsari
  8. As per  6th National Agriculture Survey 2068/69 , which five Districts have least agricultural land? Manag, Mustang, Dolpa, Rasuwa and Humla
  9. As per National Agriculture Survey 2068/69 , how many family are dependent on agriculture?- 38 Lakh 31 Thousand
  10. From when Finance Survey will be done in Nepal for the first time ? 2075 B.S Baisak
  11. "PISKAR KANDA" when did it happened ? 2040 Magh 1
  12. Which city is known as "King of Cycle" ? - Beijing, China
  13. Where is popular RANIMAHAL ? Palpa
  14. Which country first provided voting rights to woman ? Newzealand
  15. Bitcoin is  also known as virtual money. From when it came in use ?2009 January 1
  16. How many countries are there in OPEC(Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) ? -13..Algeria,Angola,Ecuador, Indonesia, Iraq,Iran,Kuwait,Libiya,Nigeria,Qatar,Saudi Arab, UAE and Venezuela.
  17. Which state touch both India and China Border ? 1,3 4 and 7
  18.  When did TITANIC accident happened ? 1912 A.D April 14
  19. Which SAARC country have not hosted SAARC summit ? Afganistan
  20. Who is the newly appointed Secretary of BIMSTEC ? Sahidul Islam (Bangladesh)