Solar Power In India: Trivia Questions Quiz

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Solar Power In India: Trivia Questions Quiz

Do you know anything about solar power in India? Do you want to demonstrate your knowledge of this topic? Solar power in India is a fast-developing industry. The International Solar Alliance proposed by India as a founder member is headquartered in India. India has also introduced a “world solar bank” concept to harness abundant solar power on a global scale. This quiz will reveal you how much you know about solar energy in India.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    REC (Rural Electrification Corporation) is. 
    • A. 

      REC is a public financial institution under companies act.

    • B. 

      REC is also a registered NBFC under RBI Act.

    • C. 

      It’s a navratna company.

    • D. 

      All are true.

  • 2. 
    The electrical output of a solar cell depends on the
    • A. 

      Intensity of solar radiation

    • B. 

      Heat component of solar radiation

    • C. 

      Ultraviolet radiation

    • D. 

      Infrared radiation

  • 3. 
    The GOI conferred the status of navratna on both “Power Grid” and REC
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission or Solar India has been launched to create an installed capacity of 20000 MW by the end of?
    • A. 

      11th plan

    • B. 

      12th plan

    • C. 

      13th plan

    • D. 

      14th plan

  • 5. 
    Rural Electrification Corporation was established in?
    • A. 

      1979

    • B. 

      1969

    • C. 

      1989

    • D. 

      1959

  • 6. 
    Which company named ‘Best Employer India 2013′ by Aon Hewitt?
    • A. 

      Power Finance Corporation Limited

    • B. 

      NHPC Limited

    • C. 

      Power Grid Corporation of India Limited

    • D. 

      Rural Electrification Corporation Limited

  • 7. 
    What will happen when the panel is rotated so that light falls on the solar cell at an angle θ to the line perpendicular to the panel? The power delivered by the solar cell will:
    • A. 

      Decrease

    • B. 

      Increase

    • C. 

      Remains the same

  • 8. 
    The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has made a Plan for a capacity addition of about……………….power during the 12th Plan period (2012-17) from various renewable energy sources in the country.
    • A. 

      30,000 MW

    • B. 

      25,000 MW

    • C. 

      35,000 MW

    • D. 

      40,000 MW

  • 9. 
    According to CEA total installed capacity of solar power is 
    • A. 

      2631.93MW

    • B. 

      2539.61 MW

    • C. 

      2600.23 MW

    • D. 

      2579.26 MW

  • 10. 
    Which of these is not a part of a solar BOS ( Balance of System ) cost?
    • A. 

      Solar panels

    • B. 

      Connecting wires

    • C. 

      Land area

    • D. 

      Inverter

  • 11. 
    What is the SOLAR potential of India as estimated by NISE(National Institute of Solar Energy)?
    • A. 

      750GWp

    • B. 

      800GWp

    • C. 

      748GWp

    • D. 

      934GWp

  • 12. 
    Which is the most potent state of India (by NISE) in terms of solar power?
    • A. 

      Gujarat

    • B. 

      Rajasthan

    • C. 

      Tamil Nadu

    • D. 

      Madhya Pradesh

  • 13. 
    Which software was being used in the CHARANKA SOLAR PARK?
    • A. 

      SCADA

    • B. 

      SAP

    • C. 

      WIPRO ECO ENERGY

    • D. 

      NONE OF THE ABOVE

  • 14. 
    What was the per unit cost fixed for the first 12 years in CHARANKA SOLAR PARK?
    • A. 

      Rs 12

    • B. 

      Rs 19

    • C. 

      Rs 6

    • D. 

      Rs 8

    • E. 

      15

  • 15. 
    Who was the developer of the solar plant that we in particular visited?
    • A. 

      Sun Edison Energy India Pvt. Ltd.

    • B. 

      Roha Dyechem Pvt. Ltd

    • C. 

      Universal Solar

    • D. 

      Yantra

    • E. 

      None of the above

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