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Monday, August 24, 2015

Job Update: Download your call letter for IBPS CWE IV RRB Exam IV- September 2015

Download your call letter for IBPS CWE IV RRB Exam IV

Download Admit cards for IBPS RRB CWE IV 2015

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) had invited applications for recruitment of RRB (CWE IV) Officer Scale-I, II & III.The online test for RRB (CWE IV) is scheduled to be held on 05-09-2015, 06-09-2015, 12-09-2015, 13-09-2015, 19-09-2015, 20-09-2015, 26-09-2015, 27-09-2015 at various centers across India. All the candidates who have applied can download their admit card   from the official website www.ibps.in

Saturday, August 22, 2015

TSPSC AEE Recruitment Notification 2015 Posts and Vacancies,Important Dates

TSPSC AEE Recruitment Notification 2015 Posts and Vacancies

Total No. of Posts: 770

Department wise Vacancy Details:

  1. Assistant Executive Engineers (Civil) in Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Dept.: 418 Posts
  2. Assistant Executive Engineers (Civil) in Public Health & Municipal Engineering Dept.: 121 Posts
  3. Municipal Assistant Executive Engineers (Civil) in Public Health & Municipal Engineering Dept.: 05 Posts
  4. Assistant Executive Engineers (Civil) in R&B Department: 83 Posts
  5. Assistant Executive Engineers (Civil) in I & CAD Department: 143 Posts

Scale of Pay: Rs.37, 100-91, 450/-

Important Dates for Telangana TSPSC AEE Recruitment Test 2015

Submission of Online Application Form: 20th August 2015

Last Date for Submission of Online Applications: 03rd September 2015

Date of TSPSC AEE Exam: 20th September 2015

Hall Tickets can be Downloaded 7-days before Commencement of Examination

How to apply for TSPSC Assistant Executive Engineers Recruitment test 2015

The Applicants have to read the User Guide for Online Submission of Applications and then proceed further

The Candidate has to visit the website www.tspsc.gov.in and fill the ORT application if not registered earlier to obtain TSPSC ID. While filling the same, the candidates have to ensure that there are no mistakes in it

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Sunday, August 16, 2015

Modal paper for RRB exams, ASM General Knowledge Solved Paper

1. Which of the following countries is a land locked country in south America?
a. Ecuador
b. Peru
c. Uruguay
d. Bolivia
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2. Canary Islands belongs to
a. Norway
b. Spain
c. New Zealand
d. Portugal
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3. Titan is the largest natural satellite of planet
a. Mercury
b. Venus
c. Saturn
d. Neptune
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4. Which of the following planets rotates clock wise?
a. Pluto
b. Jupiter
c. Venus
d. Mercury
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5. A difference of 1 degree in longitude at the Equator is equivalent to nearly
a. 101 km
b. 111 km
c. 121 km
d. 125 km
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6. The earliest known Indian script is
a. Mori
b. Devanagari
c. Brahmi
d. Kharosti
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7. How many times the preamble was amended
a. once
b. twice
c. thrice
d. four times
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8. The term socialist was added in the Preamble by the...amendment
a. 40th
b. 42nd
c. 44th
d. 49th
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9. The state with the lowest population in India is
a. Goa
b. Tripura
c. Mizoram
d. Sikkim
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10. Which person or organisation received the Nobel Prize three times so far?
a. Medame Curie
b. Linus Pauling
c. Alexender Flemming
d. International Committee of the Redcross
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11. The Finance Commission is appointed for every... year
a. 3
b. 4
c. 5
d. 6
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12. Under which five year plan did agriculture show a negative growth?
a. 1st plan
b. 2nd plan
c. 3rd plan
d. 4th plan
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13. Who is the founder of the Capital city of Agra?
a. Akbar
b. Babar
c. Sikinder Lodi
d. Mubarak Shah Sayyad
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14. The first tide generated electricity project was established at
a. Vizhinjam, Kerala
b. Mangalore, Karnataka
c. Paradeep, Orissa
d. Vishakapattanam
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15. National Institute of Oceanography is located in :
a. Calcutta
b. Chennai
c. Mangalore
d. Panaji
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16. The 2004 Olympics were held in :
a. Bangkok
b. Rome
c. Athens
d. Nagasaki
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17. Who headed the committee appointed on Kargil War ?
a. Gen. V. P. Malik
b. Gen. S. K. Sinha
c. K. Subramanyam
d. K. C. Panth
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18. The C. K. Nayudu Trophy is related to the sport of
a. cricket
b. Hockey
c. Football
d. Chess
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19. New York is situated on the river
a. Hudson
b. Thames
c. Danube
d. Tigris
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20. "The Woman of the Millennium" selected by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is
a. Margaret Thacher
b. Hillary Clinton
c. Chandrika Kumaratunga
d. Indira Gandhi
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21. The General Assembly of United Nations meets
a. Once a year
b. twice a year
c. thrice a year
d. Once in five years
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22. The "Common Wealth Games 2002" will be held in
a. Toranto
b. Manchester
c. Tokyo
d. Canberra
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23. All India Radio commenced operations in
a. 1926
b. 1936
c. 1945
d. 1947
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24. The "Killer Instinct" is written by
a. Sulakshan Mohan
b. M.K.Santanam
c. O.P.Sabharwal
d. Subash Jain
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25. The Secretary-General of UN is appointed by the
a. Security Council
b. Trusteeship Council
c. General Assembly
d. World Bank
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26. Postal Voting is other wise called:
a. external voting
b. secret voting
c. plural voting
d. proxy voting
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27. The Common Wealth of Independent states (CIS) consists of....republica?
a. 10
b. 11
c. 12
d. 13
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28. Which of the following harbours is considered as the world's finest natural harbour?
a. Sydney harbour
b. Toronto harbour
c. New Jersy harbour
d. Singapore harbour
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29. Who invented Radar?
a. Henrey Backquerel
b. Max Planck
c. Robert Watson Watt
d. Humphrey Davy
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30. Sandal Wood trees are mostly found in...
a. Trophical Evergreen Forests
b. Tropical most Decidous
c. Alpine forests
d. Trophical Thorn Forests
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31. The first country to legalise medically assisted suicide is
a. Switzerland
b. New Zealand
c. USA
d. Netherlands
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31. India's newsprint industry is mainly located in
a. Indore
b. Dehradun
c. Nepanagar
d. Nagpur
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32. The tomb of Babur is at
a. Kabul
b. Lahore
c. Multan
d. Larkhana
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33. The joint session of the two houses is presided by
a. the speaker
b. the president
c. chairman of Rajyasabha
d. none of these
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34. The Gandhara school of Art was influenced most by the
a. Greeks
b. Shakas
c. persians
d. Kushans
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35. The Simon Commission was appointed in
a. 1927
b. 1928
c. 1929
d. 1930
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36. Sikkim became a full fledged state of the Indian Union, in the year ?
a. 1972
b. 1973
c. 1974
d. 1975
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37. Who is the founder of Mahabalipuram ?
a. Rajaraja Chola
b. Mahendra Varman
c. Narsimha Varman
d. Narsimha Chola
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38. The 189th member of United Nations is
a. Palau
b. Tuvalu
c. Soloman Islands
d. Nauru
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39. When was Burma separated from India
a. 1947
b. 1942
c. 1937
c. 1932
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40. Which of the following country has more than 55,000 lakes?
a. Poland
b. Denmark
c. Finland
d. Norway
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Quiz 91: on Current Affairs 2014-15 for RRB SSC CGL, UPSC, IBPS, MAT, CAT and other competitive exams

GENERAL AWARENESS PRACTICE QUIZ

Who has been sworn-in as the new Prime Minister of Australia
Tony Abbott
Gordon Brown
Tony Blair
George Robb
The novel namely "The Lowland" is written by......
Thomas Pynchon
Mira Nair
George Saunders
Jhumpa Lahiri
Who has been appointed as a new brand ambassador of the country's second largest paramilitary force BSF (Border Security Force )
Virat Kohili
MS Dhoni
Sunil Gavaskar
Kapil Dev
which movie is nominated from India for oscar awards for 2013?
lunchbox
the good road
burfi
ye jawani hai diwani
Name the recently launched programming language of Google
Google Plus
Google Tree
Dart
Buzz
Name the asteroid, big enough to wipe out whole human civilization that passed relatively close to Earth on 31 May 2013
Asteroid 1998 QE2
Asteroid 2013 EQ2
Asteroid 2013 QE2
Asteroid 1998 EQ2
Which of the Following is correctly matched with reference to the Number of silver and bronze medal won by India in the 19th Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships that concluded in New Delhi
3 Silver and 5 Bronze
2 Silver and 7 Bronze
6 Silver and 7 Bronze
7 Silver and 4 Bronze
Siri is personal assistant software launched for which phones
I Phone 4S
Android-based
Blackberry
None of the above
Which was the first Indian exclusive defence satellite was successfully launched on 29 August 2013
GSET-4
GSAT–7
MIG-47
GSAT-6
On which date Rajya Sabha Passed ‘The Marriage Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2010′
26th August 2013
23rd August 2013
18th august 2013
5th August 2013
Who is the first Recipient of ‘Mahathir Award’ for Global Peace in August 2013
Howard Stern
Nelson Mandela
John Boehner
Malala Yousafzai
In August 2013 who wins International Children’s Peace Prize
APJ Abdul Kalam
Angela Merkel
Malala Yousafzai
Silvio Berlusconi
Who is the Highest-Paid Celebrity in world According to ‘Forbes’ August 2013
Madonna
Tom cruse
Amitabh bachchan
Katrina kaif
Which city is chosen to host the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games
New Delhi
Tokyo
Beijing
Colombo
According to the latest report (2013) , which Indian state occupied the first place in terms of the highest Literacy Rate ?
Kerela
Orissa
Tripura
Jharkhand
When International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is observed
16 October
16 September
4 January
17 November
Who became first person of Indian descent to be crowned Miss America
Priyanka Chopra
Poonam Arora
Nalini Malhotra
Nina Davuluri
Who is the first woman regional director (South-East Asia region) of WHO (World Health Organisation)
Poonam Khetrapal Singh
Hemlata
Indra Nooyi
Nalini Mahapatra
which country will finance India's green energy corridors?
France
Russia
USA
Germany
Which telecom company in the month of March 2013 launched high quality voice service for its subscribers in Kenya, Rwanda, Malawi and Nigeria in the African sub-continent
Vodafone
Bharti Airtel
Reliance
Idea Cellular
The World Bank in the month of March 2013 barred which company from doing any business with it or the projects funded by it for a period of six months
Punj Lloyd Group
IVRCL Infrastructures & Projects Ltd
Lanco Infratech Limited
Larsen & Toubro
Which country ranked first on list of countries which distribute spam all over the world, according to new report of SophosLabs
India
Spain
China
US
Who among the following became the Executive Director of Punjab National Bank in July 2013?
Anurag Jain
Usha Ananthasubramanian
B P Kanungo
Dilip Kumar Saha
Which automobile company became first automaker to participate in Greenhouse Gas Reporting Programme in India July 2013
Mahindra Limited
Maruti Suzuki
General Motors
Ford Motor Company
Parliament of which country that passed a bill that criminalized gay marriage, and made it punishable with a 14-year prison term.
Nigeria
China
Japan
Russia
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General Knowledge questions for SSC CGL, UPSC, IBPS, MAT, CAT and other competitive exams.

खेल तथा सम्बन्धित ट्रॉफियाँ (Games and related trophies in Hindi for RRB exams)

खेल तथा सम्बन्धित ट्रॉफियाँ (Games and related trophies)

खेल (Game) ट्रॉफी (Trophy)
हॉकी ध्यानचन्द ट्रॉफी, आगा खां कप, रंगास्वामी कप, नेहरू ट्रॉफी, वर्ल्ड कप
फुटबाल डूरण्ड कप, सन्तोष ट्रॉफी, कोलम्बो कप, वर्ल्ड कप
क्रिकेट ईरानी ट्रॉफी, रणजी ट्रॉफी, विल्स कप, डरबन कप, एशेज कप, कूच बिहार कप
बैडमिंटन थॉमस कप, उबेर कप
टेनिस विम्बल्डन ट्रॉफी, डेविस कप
टेबल टेनिस रामानुजम कप
गोल्फ कनाडा कप, वॉकर कप
पोलो ऐजरा कप
भारोत्तोलन वर्द्धमान ट्रॉफी
घुड़दौड़ ग्रैंड नेशनल कप, डर्बी कप
नौका दौड़ वेलिंगटन ट्रॉफी

भूगोल प्रश्नोत्तरी (Geography questions and answers in Hindi for RRB exams)

भूगोल प्रश्नोत्तरी (Geography questions and answers in Hindi)

पर्यावरण के अन्तर्गत कौन से घटक शामिल होते हैं?
जल तथा वायु जैसे भौतिक घटक और पौधों तथा अन्य सजीव वस्तुओं जैसे जैविक घटक
किस विज्ञान के अन्तर्गत पौधों, जन्तुओं तथा पर्यावरण के बीच अन्तरसम्बन्ध का अध्ययन किया
जाता है?
पारिस्थिकी विज्ञान
पृथ्वी की कितनी परतें हैं?
तीन परतें – भू-पर्पटी, मैन्टल और कोर या क्रोड
पृथ्वी की बाहरी परत को किस नाम से जाना जाता है?
भू-पर्पटी के नाम से
भू-पर्पटी किससे निर्मित होती है?
सिलिका और एल्युमीनियम से
पृथ्वी की कौन सी परत महाद्वीपों का निर्माण करती है?
भू-पर्पटी
कौन सा सिद्धान्त इस बात का समर्थन करता है कि 'महाद्वीपों में एक-दूसरे से अलग दिशा में
होने की प्रवृत्ति होती है'?
ए. वैगनर का महाद्वीपीय विस्थापन सिद्धान्त
पर्यावरण में परिवर्तन का जीवित जन्तुओं पर क्या प्रभाव पड़ता है?
या तो वे स्वयं को पुनः अनुकूलित कर लेते हैं या फिर नष्ट हो जाते हैं
शैल कितने प्रकार के होते हैं?
तीन प्रकार के – आग्नेय शैल, अवसादी शैल और रूपान्तरित शैल
जैवमण्डल क्या है?
भूमि, जल और वायु के सम्पर्क में आने वाला वह संकुचित क्षेत्र जहाँ जीवन सम्भव है
जलमण्डल क्या है?
महासागरों, नदियों, समुद्रों, झीलों, हिम तथा भूमिगत जल द्वारा निर्मित जल क्षेत्र

महत्वपूर्ण सामान्य ज्ञान (Important gk in Hindi rrb)

भारतीय रेल – महत्वपूर्ण बातें (Railway gk in Hindi)

  • पहली बार रेल बजट का स्वतन्त्र प्रस्तुतीकरण सन् 1924 में किया गया।
  • सन् 1924 में रेल बजट का स्वतन्त्र प्रस्तुतीकरण करने की अनुशंसा रेलों के विकास के लिए गठित एक्टवर्थ समिति (Actworth Committee) ने थी।
  • रेल इंजिनों का निर्माण चितरंजन के लोकोमोटिव्ह वर्क्स, वाराणसी के डीजल लोकोमोटिव्ह वर्क्स तथा भोपाल के भारत हैवी इलेक्ट्रॉनिक्स लि. के कारखानों में किया जाता है।
  • सवारी कोचेस का निर्माण प्रायः इंटिग्रल कोच फैक्ट्री, पेरम्बुर तथा चेन्नई और रेल कोच फैक्ट्री, कपूरथला में होता है।
  • सार्वजनिक क्षेत्र की इकाइयाँ मे. जेस्सोप्स, कोलकाता और भारत अर्थ मूव्हर्स लि. बेंगलुरु भी रेल कोचेस तथा विद्युत रेल इंजिनों का निर्माण करती हैं।
  • रेलगाड़ियों के चक्के तथा धुरियाँ बेंगलुरु स्थित एक कारखाने में होती हैं।
  • 1 जून 1969 को शुरू हुई दिल्ली से हावड़ा के बीच चलने वाली 19 जून 2002 भारत की पहली राजधानी एक्सप्रेस है।
  • भारत की पहली जनशताब्दी एक्सप्रेस 16 अप्रैल 2002 को मुम्बई-मडगाँव के बीच चली थी। दूसरी जनशताब्दी एक्सप्रेस 19 जून 2002 को बिहार में पटना-कटिहार के बीच चलाई गई। लखनऊ से वाराणसी के बीच चलने वाली जनशताब्दी एक्सप्रेस भारत की तीसरी जनशताब्दी एक्सप्रेस है, जिसकी शुरुवात 27 जून 2002 को हुई थी।

Process of downloading the RRB JE SE Admit Card 2015


RRB Admit Card 2015

RRB (Railway Recruitment Board) has issued admit card / hall ticket for the posts of Junior Engineer and Section Engineer. Candidates who have applied for the above mentioned positions must download their admit cards through the official website of RRB Online Registration : rrbonlinereg.in . The written examinations for the post of Junior Engineer and Section Engineer will be conducted from 22nd of August, 2015 to 5th of September, 2015. It is very important for the applicants to carry their admit cards with them at the time of written examination. Further details regarding the download of admit cards are given as under :


Process of downloading the RRB JE SE Admit Card 2015 :

1). Candidates who have applied for the posts of Junior Engineer and Section Engineer must visit through the official website of RRB Online Registration : rrbonlinereg.in .

2). After visiting the official website of RRB Online Registration candidates must log in by using their 'Candidates Login ID and Password.

3). Aspirants fill required details in the space provided and submit it accordingly.

4). Candidates will be able to download their admit cards after submitting all required details.

5). Applicants must take print out of their admit cards / hall tickets and carry it with them at the time of written examination.

Click here to download the RRB Admit Card 2015

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Saturday, August 1, 2015

Quiz 90: on Current Affairs 2014-15 for SSC CGL, UPSC, IBPS, MAT, CAT and other competitive exams









GENERAL AWARENESS PRACTICE QUIZ


Name the IPL Team which Defeated Chennai Super Kings in Final to Lift its First IPL Trophy by winning the IPL Season 6


Pune Warriors

Kolkata Knight Riders

Mumbai Indians

Royal Challengers Bangalore

Which State Government signed a Memorandum of understanding (MoU) on 5 June 2013 with Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) for making use of electronic Bank Realization Certificate (e-BRC)

Maharashtra Government

Kerala Government

Haryana Government

Delhi Government

Media General, the owner of 18 network-affiliated TV stations announced on 6 June 2013 that it will merge with which privately held company

New Young Broadcasting

NBC

Fox 1

MyNetworkTV

Which famous ground will host the 2015 ICC World Cup final

MCG, Melbourne

SCG, Sydney

WACA, Perth

Adelaide Oval

Which artist nominated for 21st Rajiv Gandhi National Sadhbhavna Award, 2013

D. R. Mehta

Lata Mangeshkar

Amjad Ali Khan

Wahiduddin Khan

Total number of Districts that will be included in the Telangana State

8

10

12

14

Which badminton player wins the bronze medal at World Badminton Championship, 2013

Saina Nehwal

Ashwini Ponnappa

PV Sindhu

Jwala Gutta

Which state becamethe first to launch the food security scheme

Delhi

Rajasthan

Punjab

Maharashtra

Which player wins the men's 100 meter race in World Athletics Championships, 2013

Yohan Blake

Justin Gatlin

Usain Bolt

Asafa Powell

Who is appointed as new Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in August, 2013

Raghuram Rajan

Subir Gokarn

D Subbarao

Y. Venugopal Reddy

The SAFF Championship- 2013 is Organized by which Country

Bangladesh

Nepal

Afghanistan

Maldives

What is the name of India's first indigenous aircraft carrier launched in August, 2013

INS Vishal

INS Viraat

INS Vikrant

INS Vikramaditya

Which of the following has been appointed as the new director-general of CRPF in August 2013

Dilip Trivedi

Ranjit Sinha

Pranay Sahay

None of these

Who among the following is the first South Asian country to ban testing of cosmetics on animals

Pakistan

India

Nepal

Sri Lanka

Name the fastest supercomputer of the world developed by China.

Tianhe-2

Milky Way-2

Titan

Tianhe-1

Name the football club which had won German Cup 2013 after defeating Stuttgart.

Bayern Munich

Guardiola's Barcelona

Manchester United

PSV Eindhoven

Name the Australian driver of Formula One team Lotus who won the season-opening Australian Grand Prix 2013 on 17 March 2013

Kimi Raikkone

Davide Valsechhi

Nicolas Prost

Romain Grosjean

Name the person who was appointed as the next Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations in February 2013.

Dilip Sinha

Hardeep Singh Puri

Asoke Kumar Mukerji

Nirupam Sen

Britannia Industries, the country's leading biscuit maker, on Monday, 27 May 2013, announced a new head for its India operations. Can you name him/her

Vinita Bali

Varun Berry

Nusli Wadia

Jaspal Bindra

Which company is having to launch its compact SUV EcoSport in the Indian market on June 11, 2013

Honda

Maruti

Mahindra

Ford

In which Country winter Olympics 2014 will be held

America

England

Germany

Russia

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), released its June mid-quarter monetary policy on 17 June 2013. RBI is headquartered in

New Delhi

Lucknow

Mumbai

Patna

Name the Walmart India Head who resigned from the US retail giant on 26 June 2013.

Ramnik Narsey

Mike Duke

Rob Walton

Raj Jain

Government of India on 19 June 2013 announced a disaster relief fund of ___________ crore rupees to Uttarakhand.

1100

1000

700

1500

Name the person who has been appointed the head of the committee to Examine Indecent Representation of Women in Media Constituted

Bimal Jalan

Acharya Kripalani

JS Verma

K Ratnaprabha




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Scientists in the Month of June 2013 have created the world's first high-definition 3D model of a complete human brain. What is the name of this human brain


Big Brain

Huge Brain

Great Brain

Super Brain

Name the formula one player who on 10 June 2013 won the Canadian Grand Prix at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal. 

Sebastian Vettel

Fernanado Alonso

Michael Schumcaher

Lewis Hamilton

Which of the following days, being the birthday of Malala Yousafzai, was observed by the UN as Malala Day in July 2013


15 July

12 July

20 July

05 July

Which of the following has been declared India’s first smoke-free state under the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA), 2003


Himachal Pradesh

Sikkim

Uttarakhand

Kerala

Who of the following won the Commonwealth Chess Championship 2013 held at Port Elizabeth, South Africa


Vishwanathan Anand

Parimarjan Negi

Abhijeet Gupta

Lalith Babu

Who of the following was the lone goldmedal winner from India in the individual category at the 20th Asian Athletics Championships 2013 held in Pune


Renjith Maheshwari

Vikas Gowda

Mayookha Johny

Sudha Singh

Who of the following was awarded the second Tagore Award for Cultural Harmony in 2013


Zubin Mehta

AR Rahman

Amjad Ali Khan

Ravi Shankar

In June 2013 Kevin Rudd took over as the Prime Minister of which of the following countries


Australia

New Zealand

Canada

United Kingdom

Who of the following won the Thailand Open Grand Prix tournament (Badminton) in June 2013


P Kashyap

K Srikanth

Saurabh Verma

V Diju

In which year is India scheduled to hold the World Test Cricket Championship


2017

2019

2021

2023

Pioglitazone, the drug which was banned by the Union Government is prescribed fo


Heart ailments

Dementia

Diabetes

Hypertension

Palatana, the place at which ONGC’s MegaPower Project was dedicated to the nation by the President of India in June 2013 is located in which of the following states


Tripura

Assam

Mizoram

Bihar

Which of the following forts is NOT among the SIX hill forts of Rajasthan which have been included in the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in June 2013


Jalawar

Kumbhalgarh

Chittorgarh

Jodhpur

Who of the following was awarded the Nomura Award for humanitarian work in Singapore in June 2013


Anna Hazare

Kiran Bedi

Ela Bhatt

Swami Agnivesh

Which country was ranked at No. 1 position in the Failed States Index 2013 released by Fund for Peace Organisation in June 2013


Pakistan

Somalia

Zimbabwe

Ethiopia

In which year is the first World Test Cricket Championship scheduled to be held?


2015

2016

2017

2018

Dougles Englebart, who died in july 2013 was well known as the Inventor of 

Computer Mouse

Compact Disk

Pen Drive

Scanner

Which of the following has become the 28th nation to join the European union in July 2013 ?

Croatia

Bulgaria

Slovakia

Romania

Sarin Gas was in news recently due to ?

use in GM Crop seeds

use as fuel gas

use in chemical weapons in seria

use for medicinal products

Recently,which is country is accused of chemical attacks on its citizens ?

seria

iraq

iran

libya

How much compensation will be given in rural areas for acquiring land as per Land Acquisition bill recently passed by parliament?

2 times of ARC rates

3 times of ARC rates

4 times of ARC rates

5 times of ARC rates

The second International Crimes Tribunal on 17 July 2013 sentenced war crime indicted, General Secretary of Jamaat-e-Islami to death. He was a leader of Jamaat's student wing Islammi Chattra Sangha in 1971 Bangladesh war was indicted of 7 war crimes including murder, genocide and conspiracy to kill intellectuals during the Bangladesh War for Liberation.

Alfred Musema

Obed Ruzindana

Ali Mohammed Mujaheed

Elie Ndayambaje

The British Government on 17 July 2013 honoured former Indian high commissioner to Britain by placing a Blue Plaque at the house, where he lived when he moved to London for the first time. Name the Person, who was honoured by the British Government?
 


V.K. Krishna Menon

Kocheril Velayudhan Bhagirath

Jaimini Bhagwati

M. A. Vellodi

Lawmakers of US in July 2013 proposed a Bill in the US Congress for establishing a national park on the Moon. The new Bill seeks creation of the Apollo Lunar Landing Sites as National Historical Park on the Moon. What is the name of the Proposed Bill?

Apollo Lunar Landing Sites Act, the Bill (House Resolution 2617)

National Historical Park on the Moon, the Bill (House Resolution 2617)

Apollo Lunar Landing History Legacy Act, the Bill (House Resolution 2617)

Apollo Lunar Landing Legacy Act, the Bill (House Resolution 2617)

The Government of Sri Lanka on 15 July 2013 announced a ban on the movie. The government claimed that the film, insulted the Government as well as the Security Forces of the country. Name the film that was banned by the Government

Prelude to War

The last Marble

The Battle of Midway

Flying Fish




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The Report by independent American group released in the month of July 2013 revealed that the Hindus living in Pakistan were the worst victims of rape. It has revealed that in last 18 months, there were seven incidents of rape on Hindu girls in Pakistan. Name the group that released the report?


American Community Survey

US Commission on International Religious Freedom

US Research Group

None of these

Iran on 15 July 2013 agreed to take payments for oil it sells to India entirely in rupees after US and western sanctions blocked all other payment routes. India has been, since July 2011, paying in euros to clear 55 percent of its purchases of Iranian oil through Ankara- based Halkbank. The remaining 45 percent due amount was remitted in rupees in accounts Iranian oil company opened in Kolkata-based Bank. Name the Bank from which the transactions will be made.

UCO

SBI

IDBI

Union Bank of India

India in the month of July 2013 surpassed the U.S. and became the top buyer of crude oil of which country.

Nigeria

Oman

Colombia

Russia

The Union Government of India proposed land reforms for acknowledging the women rights and giving the ownership to rural poor women, according to the National Land Reform Policy Draft 2013 formulated by Union Ministry of Rural Development released on 18 July 2013. Which of the following statements mentioned below about the draft document are true?
1. In all Government land transfers, women’s claims should be directly recognized.
2. According to the new policy, all new land distribution among landless poor families will be in the women’s name.
3. In all land distribution schemes (land related to surplus land, custodial land, or under the land ceiling act), the land should be distributed to rural landless women workers.
4. The policy recommends 100 percent of land holdings given to forest communities should go to women. 
 


Statement I,II and III are true

Statement I,II and IV are true

Statement I and III are only true

All the statements are true

Name the Government body/institution that has extended the financial assistance to provide free one year residential JEE/IIT coaching and mentoring 20 underprivileged meritorious students from Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Bihar, Jammu and Kashmir and Delhi under the Abhayanand Super 30 initiative, as part of its CSR initiative. 

Damodar Valley Corporation

Rural Electrification Corporation

Urban Electrification Corporation

Himalayan Electrification Corporation

Union Cabinet on 17 July 2013 approved amendments to the marriage law enabling a married woman to get a share of her husband's ancestral property as reparation in case of a __________?

In case separation with the Husband (not a legal one also)

Death of the husband

Divorce

Only in case she adopts the child after getting divorced

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India launched the nation-wide National Tobacco Control Campaign known as _____________. The aim of the campaign is to raise the public awareness regarding dangers of smokeless tobacco which is consumed by millions of Indians every day.

Tears You Apart

Your Lungs Are Dying

Crazy for Cancer

Trial to Death

Name the Indian players who on 20 July 2013 clinched their first ever ATP tour doubles title by defeating Edouard Roger-Vasselin of France and Igor Sijsling of the Netherlands in the final match of Claro Open in Bogota, Colombia. The tournament was played from 15 July to 21 July.

Vijay Amritraj and Purav Raja

Mahesh Bhupati and Rohan Bopanna

Vishnu Vardhan and Yuki Bhambri

Purav Raja and Divij Sharan

Name the person, who became the first swimmer of the world to win Olympic and world titles in both the Pool and Open Water after he sprinted a victory in Barcelona in a 5 kilometer event.

Ulrike Tauber

Michael Phelps

Oussama Mellouli

Claudia Kolb

President Pranab Mukherjee on 16 July 2013 launched a Kisaan Portal for sending SMS through mobile phones to the farmers across the country. Which of the following statement related to the launch of the advantages of the Kissan Portal are true?
1. The SMS advisories and alerts is supposed to help farmers in taking informed decisions relating to different aspects of farming including crop production and marketing, animal husbandry, dairying and fisheries.
2. The limits the farmers’ options to receive SMS messages customized to their specific requirements, as the facility to choose from the available options is not provided. 
3. Weather forecast SMS and alerts will enable farmers in planning, farming operations effectively and taking the best suited action to deal with adverse weather conditions.
4. Advisories on disease/pest outbreak will also help the farmers immensely to take immediate actions to secure their crops and animals. Advisories on best practices, such as selection of better suited crop variety/ animal breed, will lead to better farm productivity and higher income to the farmers.
 


Statement I,II and III are true

Statements II is only true

Statements I, II and IV are true

Statements I, III and IV are true

Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India on 18 July 2013 promulgated the Securities Law Amendment Ordinance 2013. The ordinance would grant Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), the powers to regulate any pooling of funds under an investment contract involving a corpus of 100 crore rupees or more and attach assets in case of non-compliance. The ordinance was promulgated by the President following the powers granted to him by which article of the Constitution of India?

Clause 1 A of the Article 72

Clause 1 of Article 124

Clause 1 of Article 73

Clause 1 of Article 123

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 17 July 2013 opened a window for commercial banks to meet the cash requirements of mutual funds (MFs). What is the name given to the window?

Special Liquidity Window

Mutual Fund Liquidity Window

Commercialized Liquidity Window

None of the following

The Union government on 17 July 2013 approved a proposal to amend SEBI Act for providing more powers to the market regulator to crack down on Ponzi schemes. Which statement/statements among the given options in form of power given to SEBI with the approval are true?
1. SEBI regulator will get direct powers to carry out search and seizure operations and for attachment of assets, as part of efforts to crackdown on ponzi schemes.
2. The SEBI would have powers to seek information, such as telephone call data records, from any persons or entities in respect to any securities transaction being probed by it.


Both the Statements I and II are false

Both Statements I and II both are true

Only statement I is true

Only Statement II is true

The Department of _________________ on 16 July 2013 launched the system of electronic transfer of funds to ensure quick and direct transfer of funds to its beneficiaries. The electronic transfer would help in bringing in more efficiency in the financial working of the department.

Commerce

MNREGA

Food & Public Distribution

Economic Affairs

The Union government of India on 16 July 2013 proposed to make production of _____________ mandatory for purchase of acid.

Photo Identity Card

Identity Card of any type

Driving

Aadhar Card

The Union Government of India on 16 July 2013 raised the FDI limit in Telecom Sector from 74 percent to 100 percent. The Government also declared that the FDI in the Insurance and Telecom sectors will be up to _____ percent through automatic route.

56 percent

74 percent

49 percent

51 percent

The Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs has allocated 1200 crore rupees as Special Central Assistance (SCA) to Tribal Sub Plan (TSP) for the year 2013-14 for being implemented in the states as the 

Programme for Socio-Economic Development of Scheduled Tribes & Forest Dwellers

Eklavya residential Model Schools in Scheduled Tribe areas

Vocational Training Centres in Tribal Areas

Special Area Programme

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on 15 July 2013 announced measures to deal with rupee volatility which includes lifting of two interest rates by 200 basis points each and a planned sale of 120 billion rupees (2 billion dollars) of Government bonds in July 2013. RBI has also adjusted the Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) and the Bank Rate to 10.25% each which were 8.25% previously. What does Marginal Standing Facility mean?

MSF is defined as the amount of total deposits that banks are required to keep with the central bank. If the central bank decides to increase the CRR, the available amount with the banks comes down.

It is the rate at which the RBI borrows money from commercial banks.

Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) is the rate at which banks can borrow from the central bank at an increased rate against government securities during times of tight cash

MSF is the rate at which banks borrow from RBI. It is an instrument of monetary policy. Whenever banks have any shortage of funds they can borrow from the RBI.

The Centre has appointed S. B. Mainak, Executive Director, LIC, as Managing Director of the life insurance organisation. When was LIC founded by the Government of India

1947

1955

1956

1989

Name the member of Jharkhand Ranji Sqad and the inventor of Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s (Captain Indian Cricket Team) signature shot, Helicopter Shot, who died on 17 July 2013 at a hospital in New Delhi?

Santosh Lal

Raja Ali

Vishal Sharma

Naishad Bakshi

Name the Sprinters, who failed drugs tests and were tested positive for an Unidentified Substance at an out-of-competition test on 16 May 2013

Tyson Gay and Kobe Bryant

Tyson Gay and Asafa Powell

Tyson Gay and Nesta Carter

Asafa Powell and Justin Gatlin

Which state become first in India to implement electronic GPF in March, 2013

Mizoram

Madhya Pradesh

Punjab

Arunachal Pradesh

 Which player win the 'golden ball' award in Champions Trophy, 2013

Ishant Sharma

Bhuvneshwar Kumar

Ravindra Jadeja

Ravichandran Ashwin

Who is elected as new President of China in March,2013?

Xi Jinping

Li Yuanchao

Li Keqiang

Hu Jinato

With which country India signed extradition treaty in May, 2013

Thailand

Japan

UAE

Malaysia




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 Who is recently appointed as Union Railway Minister?


Mukul Roy

CP Joshi

Mamata Banerjee

Mallikarjun Kharge

Who won the FIFA Ballon d’Or Award for fourth time on 7 January 2013.

Arjun Munda

Lionel Messi

Liza Bella

Richer Disalva

 Justice D.K. Jain has been appointed as the Chairman of the ____________by the Union Government of India.


20th Law Commission of India

30th Law Commission of India

10th Law Commission of India

19th Law Commission of India

Who was sworn in as the Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court.

Justice Sunita Sharma

Justice Amitava Roy

Justice Mithun Roy

Justice Anupam Thakur

Who was honored with the Whitley award, also known as Green Oscar, in London?

Dr. Prachi Saxsena

Dr. Priyanka Malhotra

Dr. Aparna Jain

Dr. Aparajita Datta

Who won Asom Ratna Award for the Year 2012?

Mahalaxmi Prjapati

Sonia Singh

Indira Goswami

Mandira Goswami

Union Cabinet of India declared Year 2013 as_________.

Water Wastage Year 2013

Water Conservation Year 2013

Water Convert Year 2013

Water Saving Year 2013

 On Which Date has Indian cinema completed exactly 100 years?

4 May 2013

6 May 2013

5 May 2013

3 May 2013

The Union Cabinet of India on 1 May 2013 approved the launch of the____________.

National Health Mission

National Urban Health Mission

National Urban Security Mission

National Rural Health Mission

How many Medals did India win in Inaugural Asian Grand Prix Archery Championship?

Six Medals

Eight Medals

Nine Medals

Ten Medals

International Women’s Day is celebrated across the world on _____.

10 March 2013

11 March 2013

9 March 2013

8 March 2013

Who won the ATP Dubai Open Tennis title 2013 on 2 March 2013.

Novak Djokovic

Drok Jaroen

Nittien Mishaley

Mark Kristan

India launches __________ which aims to address the threats emanating from the cyber world.


National Cyber Security Plans 2013

National Crime Security Policy 2013

National Cyber secure Policy 2013

National Cyber Security Policy 2013

FSSAI Stands for

Films Safety and Standards Authority of India

Family Safety and Standards Authority of India

Fruits Safety and Standards Authority of India

Food Safety and Standards Authority of India

Who was elected as the new President of Venezuela?

Nicolas Maduro

Mark Bhioad

Mark Richards

Nicolas Mathue

 Who selected for the prestigious Jnanpith award for the year 2012?

Dr Raghuvir Singh

Dr Ravuri Bharadwaja

Dr. Krishnan ayer

Dr. Mithun Chikoriya

Who has won the Golden Bat in Champions Trophy 2013?

M. S. Dhoni

Ravindra Jadeja

Shikhar Dhawan

Virat Kohli

The person who become the first Indian Circumnavigate Globe Solo and non-stop on a sail boat


Lt. Ramadose

Hari Ram Kumar

Lt. Cdr. Abhilash Tomy

None of them

 When did President Pranab Mukherjee sign Ordinance on Food Security Bill?

4 July 2013

15 July 2013

10 July 2013

5 July 2013

Which Scheme has Government launched for Blue-Collar Indian workers in Gulf?

MGPSY Scheme

PGMSY Scheme

MMPSY Scheme

PGPSY Scheme

Roald Amundsen’s feat was recently in news for
completion of its 100 years. He was the:


First person to reach the North Pole

First person to reach South Pole

Both (a) and (b)

None of the above

Which of the following is not a media partner of the
whistle-blower website Wikileaks?


The Guardian

The New York Times

El Pais

The Associated Press

‘Aarakshan’, released in August, 2011, is produced by:

Saif Ali Khan

Sachin Krishn

Amitabh Bachchan

Amitabh Bachchan

Palestine recently became a full member of:

United Nations

UNESCO

Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)

World Health Organization (WHO)

 Which country did Arab League recently suspend,
following its crackdown on anti-Government protestors?


Syria

Libya

Yemen

Palestine




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