Monday, 30 July 2012

Secretariat Assistant Exam - 03

Q 13. What is Green Revolution?
Green Revolution is the adoption of new methods ef agriculture with high yielding hybrid seeds, fertilizers, pesticides, improved implements and modern farm practices to increase agricultural production, It was started in Mexico in 1945, which made the country self sufficient by l956.The term was first coined by Norman Bourlaug, an American scientist who is regarded as the father of Green Revolution.

Q 14. What is Creamy Layer?
It is a scheme of the Goverment of India to extend the benefits of reservation for jobs in xiew of the Mandal Commission report. The upper class among the backward communities are excluded from the reservation benefit. The non-beneficial strata of people are considered as the creamy layer.

Q 15. What is metmt by Unitary State?

A Country in which all authority rests with the central government is termed as unitary state. ln such a state the three organs of state are governed constitutionally as one single unit, with one constitutionally created legislature. The political power of government in such states may be transferred to lower levels, to regional or local elected assemblies but the central government retains the principal right to recall such delegated power.

Q 16· Why the battle nf Waterloo is decisive in wurld history'?

The Battle of Waterloo was the last battle of Napoleon Bonaparte of France. in which he ws defeaned by Arthur Wellesley who led the English forces. lt was fought near the village of Waterloo in the soil of Belgium on 18 June 1815, Waterloo marked the end of the period known as the Hundred Days, which began in March 1815 after Napoleon's return from Elba, where he had been exiled after his defeat and abdication the previous year Waterloo is decisive in world history because, the defeat at Vlhterloo put a final end to Napole0n’s rule as the Emperor of France.

Q 17. What is Bluetooth?
Bluetooth is a short-range communi cation technology facilitating data transmission over short distances from fixed or mobile devices, creating wireless personal area networks. Bluetooth provides a way to connect and exchange information between devices such as mobile phones, laptops, personal computers, printers, digital cameras, etc.

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