# Top Ten Countries Area-wise

About 71% of the earth's surface is covered with water and the remaining 29% is the landmass. Here is the list of  top 10 largest countries (area-wise). The list is sorted i.e. from highest to lowest in terms of area (based on 2019 survey).

1. Russia

Area: 17,125,000 km².

Area: 9,984,670 km².

3. China

Area: 9,572,900 km².

# General Awareness and Ability Reasoning Quiz

Directions: Read the questions carefully and choose the correct option.

Section A : Mental Ability

Q1: Find the least number, which is a perfect square and contains 540 as its factor.

(a) 9000

(b) 8100

(c) 8500

(d) 7500

Q2. A ladder 34m long is placed in a lane so as to reach a window 30m high and on turning the ladder to the other side of the lane but keeping its feet at the same place it reaches a point 16m high. Find the breadth of the lane.

(a) 40m

(b) 46m

(c) 50m

(d) 55m

Q3. A field is 500m long and 30m broad. A tank 30m long, 20m broad and 12m deep is dug in the field and the earth is taken out is spread evenly over the field. Find the level of the field raised.

(a) 20cm

(b) 30cm

(c) 40cm

(d) 50cm

# India Report on Digital Education - Key Points

Union Minister for HRD (now Education Minister) Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ introduced India Report on Digital Education, 2020.

Here are the key points about the report.

Key Points

1. The report talks about various innovative methods adopted by the Ministry and  Education Departments of States and Union Territories to ensure inclusive and accessible education to children at home. The report largely focuses on reducing learning gaps during the Covid-19 pandemic.