Innovation for India Awards 2010

Company Name
Reliance Industries Ltd.
Deep Water Oil and Gas Exploration(KGD6)
Tutor Vista Global India Pvt. Ltd.
Converting face to face personalized tutoring into a virtual personalized service
Business for Social
Tata Chemicals
and TERI
Greening of Malara: Solid waste Dump Site
Channelizing all kinds of reusable material as a powerful resource for villages
PRS Legislative Research
All credible information on Parliament and Legislation for MP's, Journalists and Citizens groups are made available on the PRS site
Public Services
Government of Gujarat
Jyotigram Yojana - Power and Irrigation Reform
Public Service
Defence Institute of High Altitude Research
DIHAR has brought army and local inhabitants together to implement as inclusive model for socio-economic development of Ladkh
Special Award
Global Game Changer
Bharti Enterprises
For Telecom revolution in India

General Knowledge for School kids - 2

The two countries which are separated by Palk Strait are ______
i) North and South Korea ii) India and Pakistan iii) Britain and France iv) India and Sri Lanka

By how times the sun is larger than the earth?
i) 5000 times ii) 10,000 times iii) 1000 times iv) None of these

Which continent is known as urban continent?
i) North America ii) Asia iii) Australia iv) Africa

The difference between Greenwich Mean Time and Indian Standard Time is _____
i) 5:30hrs ii) 3hrs iii) 2:30hrs iv) No difference

Which instrument is used to measure humidity?
i) Hydrometer ii) Thermometer iii) Hygrometer iv) Barometer

Which country is called as "Land of Midnight Sun"?
i) Sweden ii) Poland iii) Finland iv) Norway

Which type of rocks are formed from the volcanoes?
i) Aqueous rocks ii) Igneous rocks iii) Sedimentary rocks iv) Metamorphic rocks

Which gas in the atmosphere absorbs ultraviolet rays?
i) Nitrogen ii) Ozone iii) Oxygen iv) Hydrogen

The Coastal line in India is about
i) 6,100kms ii) 15,000kms iii) 3,000kms iv) 6.600kms

Which countries are separated by Durand line?
i) India and Sri Lanka ii) India and China iii) India and Afghanistan iv) India and Pakistan

Where was Mohen-jo-daro situated?
i) Kashmir ii) Sindh province in Pakistan iii) Punjab iv) Afghanistan

Which civilization resembled Indus Valley Civilization?
i) The Babylonian ii) The Mesopotamian iii) The Egyptians iv) The Greek

Who were the first to develop the art of writing?
i) The Chinese ii) The Romans iii) The Egyptians iv) The Greeks

The language of the Aryans was
i) Arabic ii) Sanskrit iii) Hindi iv) Prakrit

The Great Wall of China was constructed by
i) Wu-Li ii) Ming li iii) Shih Hwang Li iv) Ching Li