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Sunday, March 31, 2013

Online Daily Current News Affairs Quiz - 31 Mach 2013

1. Social activist Anna Hazare is likely to kick-off his yatra from Amritsar on Sunday, 31 March 2013 along with his supporters carrying 25-point agenda to garner people's support against the Congress-led UPA Government. What is the name of Anna's yatra?
[Category: India Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Sandesh Yatra
[B] JanLokpal Yatra
[C] Janatantra Yatra
[D] JanJagran Yatra


2. Son of Sardar' stars Ajay Devgn and Sonakshi Sinha have been named as the worst actors of 2012, while 'Joker' has earned Shirish Kunder the worst film and director trophies at the 5th annual Golden Kela awards in New Delhi on Saturday, 30th March 2013. The awards celebrate the best of the worst in Bollywood. These awards were modelled on which international award?
[Category: Entertainment News Current Affairs]
[A] Golden Raspberry Awards
[B] Golden Banana Awards
[C] Golden Papaya Awards
[D] Golden Apple Awards


3. According to home ministry statistics, there are just 499 all-women police stations in the country out of a total 15,000 stations. Also the country has just __________ women in police forces despite growing demands for more representation in law enforcement agencies.
[Category: IPS Current Affairs]
[A] 4.32 %
[B] 5.33 %
[C] 6.39 %
[D] 7.23 %


4. President Pranab Mukherjee presented silver trumpet and trumpet banner to the unit of forces which have given their services during 1962 and 1965 wars and UN peace keeping forces on 30th March 2013 at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Can you name the forces which got these trumpet and banner?
[Category: India Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Gorkha Force
[B] Jat Regiment
[C] Punjab Seema Sashastra Bal
[D] President's Bodyguard


5. Which state has occupied the top position in respect of Gross State Domestic Product(GSDP) as per the statistics released for the year 2012-13 by Central Statistics Organisation (CSO) on 30 March 2013?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Bihar
[B] Gujarat
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Tamilnadu


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Current GK | Daily Quiz 31 March 2013

1. India has achieved a major milestone on 27 January, 2013 by establishing an Under water Missile of Code name B05.What is the actual name of the Missile?
[Category: India GK]
[A] K-15
[B]L-20
[C]K-45
[D]A-46


2. Which country won the ICC World Cup 20-20 Men's trophy in 2012?
[Category: Sports GK]
[A] Srilanka
[B]Australia
[C]West Indies
[D]England


3. Harappa City was situated at the bank of which river?
[Category: History GK]
[A] Sindhu
[B]Jhelum
[C]Vyas
[D]Ravi


4. POSCO is in the process of establishing its plants in India.What does the 'P' letter denotes in the name of POSCO?
[Category: Business GK]
[A] Pohang
[B]Popular
[C]Pallin
[D]Petersburg


5. Who among the following has been appointed as a director on board of Bank of America - the first non-American on the board of the one of the largest financial institutions in the world?
[Category: Current GK]
[A] Azim Premji
[B]Ratan Tata
[C]Mukesh Ambani
[D]Chanda Kocher


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Daily Vocabulary Improvement Questions Answers - 31 March 2013

1. An event (or the result of an event) that completely destroys something
[A]Finish
[B]Demolition
[C]Ending
[D]Rack


2. Break into pieces, as by striking or knocking over
[A]Cocain
[B]Stupor
[C]Smash
[D]Daze


3. A pipe of the bagpipe that is tuned to produce a single continuous tone
[A]Bourdon
[B]Bagpipe
[C]Chanter
[D]Chant


4. A sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
[A]Inflict
[B]Dynasty
[C]Unpleasant
[D]Feelings


5. Prevent the progress or free movement of
[A]Restraint
[B]Discipline
[C]Hamper
[D]Behaved


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Daily Logo Game Quiz - 31 March 2013

31 March 2013 Logo Game Quiz.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Banks in World]
Hint:It is a Spanish banking group and is the largest bank in the Eurozone.



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Saturday, March 30, 2013

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 30 March 2013

1. Which New Zealand cricketer who was assaulted outside a bar has come out of the induced coma and off the ventilator on 30 Marhc 2013, but has no recollection of the attack?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Daniel Flynn
[B] Jacob Oram
[C] Nathan McCullum
[D] Jesse Ryder


2. The Election Commission has derecognised the oldest regional political party of Manipur on March 20, 2013. The main reason for derecognising the party, which had ruled the State for more than two terms, was that none of its candidate had won the last State Assembly election in 2012 and Lok Sabha election in 2009. Can you name the party?
[Category: Political Current Affairs]
[A] Democratic Revolutionary Peoples Party
[B] Federal Party of Manipur
[C] Manipur People’s Party
[D] Manipur National Conference


3. Several thousands Malayali workers in Saudi Arabia faced the threat of leaving the country as the Saudization programme ends on Wednesday, March 27, 2013. Nearly 20 lakh expatriate workers, the largest chunk being Indians, would have to leave Saudi Arabia as the firms, companies, and businesses they work for have failed to comply with this programme. This is a programme of the Saudi Labour Ministry to create job opportunities for its nationals by replacing a small percentage of the foreign workforce with Saudi youths. Can you name the program?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] Nitaqat
[B] Saudinat
[C] Saudiqat
[D] Awamaqat


4. Which political party has started three month long 'Sandesh Yatra' on Saturday, 30 March 2013, in Rajasthan?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] BJP
[B] Congress
[C] BSP
[D] Aam Aadmi Party


5. Which flight on 30 March, 2013 transports three astronauts to the International Space Station, using a new faster route?
[Category: Worldwide current events Current Affairs]
[A] Soyuz TMA-07M
[B] Soyuz LC-08M
[C] LC LA-08M
[D] Soyuz TMA-08M


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GK: Today's Quiz - 30 March 2013

1. Where was the G-20 Summit in 2012 was held?
[Category: International GK]
[A] Caracas,Venezuela
[B]Chicago,USA
[C]Toronto,Canada
[D]Los Cabos,Mexico


2. Who has been appointed as a joint MD of merged airline Air India and Indian Airlines on July 11,2012?
[Category: India Business GK]
[A] Syed Nasir Ali
[B]VK Duggal
[C]Sekhar Basu
[D]RK Singh


3. Who is the present Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission?
[Category: India Current GK]
[A] K.K. Gupta
[B]Montek Singh Ahluwalia
[C]Amitabh Ghosh
[D]Yogeshwar Dutt


4. What is the capital of Israel?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Bandar Seri Begawan
[B] Jerusalem
[C] Montevideo
[D] Marigot


5. When was Reserve Bank of India (RBI) came into existence (established)?
[Category: Banking GK]
[A] April 1, 1930
[B] April 1, 1933
[C] April 1, 1935
[D] April 1, 1948


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MBA English Preparation Vocabulary - 30 March 2013

1. Make strong or stronger
[A]Fortify
[B]Change
[C]Inclose
[D]Modify


2. Prepare (oneself) for something unpleasant or difficult
[A]Affect
[B]Brace
[C]Touch
[D]Error


3. Cause someone to believe an untruth
[A]Victimize
[B]Grift
[C]Deceive
[D]Deprive


4. Take away possessions, function, power or title
[A]Invest
[B]Remove
[C]Draw
[D]Divest


5. Release from obligations or duties
[A]Discharge
[B]Remove
[C]Defeat
[D]Victory


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Daily Logo Game Quiz - 30 March 2013

30 March 2013 Logo Game Quiz.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Banks in World]
Hint:It is a commercial bank operation in Ireland, which is one of the traditional 'Big Four' Irish banks.



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Friday, March 29, 2013

March Current Affairs Daily Quiz - 29 March 2013

1. Which country auctioned a block of airwaves on 29th March 2013 to become the first country in South Asia to roll out a full nationwide mobile fourth-generation (4G) network?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] India
[B] Sri Lanka
[C] China
[D] Bangladesh


2. Finance Minister P Chidambaram has inaugurated the 100th overseas office of which state-run bank at Dubai International Finance Centre (DIFC) on Thursday, 28th March 2013?
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] Bank of Baroda
[B] State Bank of India
[C] Canara Bank
[D] Punjab National Bank


3. As per the latest release by the Reserve Bank of India, India’s current account deficit widened from 5.4 per cent in the July-September quarter to a record high of _______per cent of GDP in the October-December quarter of 2012, driven mainly by huge trade deficit.
[Category: Economic Current Affairs]
[A] 5.9
[B] 6.2
[C] 6.4
[D] 6.7


4. Union finance minister P Chidambaram inaugurated ______ bank branches in Uttar Pradesh on Friday, 29th March 2013. This is the largest number of bank branches launched in a single day in India. The branches belong to 30 banks and are spread over 75 districts in UP, mainly in the rural areas.
[Category: Bank Current Affairs]
[A] 100
[B] 200
[C] 300
[D] 400


5. Tata group hospitality major IHCL has received the consent from the Delhi Development Authority (DDA) confirming renewal of the license for the Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi for a further period of 25 years effective from April 1, 2013. What does IHCL stands for?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Indian Hospitality Company Limited
[B] Indian Hospitality Corporation Limited
[C] Indian Hotels Company Limited
[D] International Hotels Company Limited


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GK Daily Quiz - 29 March 2013

1. Who was the first Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission in India?
[Category: Modern History GK]
[A] Gulzari Lal Nanda
[B] V.T. Krishnamachari
[C] C.M. Trivedi
[D] Both A & B


2. First Opium War or the first China War was fought between which two countries?
[Category: World History GK]
[A] China - India
[B]China - Britain
[C]China - Nepal
[D]China - America


3. What is the term for which Rajya Sabha members are chosen?
[Category: India Politics GK]
[A] Four Years
[B] Five Years
[C] Six Years
[D] Seven Years


4. Which country has received the Latin American Free Trade Association(LAFTA)membership again recently?
[Category: International GK]
[A] Switzerland
[B]Venezuela
[C]Sudan
[D]Syria


5. Name the Vice President and Home Minister of Saudi Arabia,who passed away on June 16,2012?
[Category: World GK]
[A] Naif Bin Abdulaziz-al Saud
[B]Abdullah Aziz
[C]Ali Bashar
[D]Mohammad Gilani


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Vocabulary for SAT TOEFL GMAT GRE Quiz - 29 March 2013

1. An embarrassing mistake
[A]Error
[B]Faiult
[C]Mistake
[D]Botch


2. Feel about uncertainly or blindly
[A]Fumble
[B]Destroy
[C]Defeat
[D]Emission


3. Be confusing or perplexing to; cause to be unable to think clearly
[A]Forbid
[B]Baffle
[C]Forestall
[D]Preclude


4. Prevent the occurrence of; prevent from happening
[A]Necessitate
[B]Need
[C]Obviate
[D]Concomitant


5. Being minor or subordinate; happening as a chance consequence
[A]Basic
[B]Staple
[C]Fasten
[D]Incidental


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Daily Logo Game Quiz - 29 March 2013

29 March 2013 Logo Game Quiz.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Banks in World]
Hint:It is a major Cypriot financial institution.



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Thursday, March 28, 2013

March 2013 GK Current Affairs Quiz - 28 March 2013

1. The Income Tax department has served a Rs 2,000 crore demand notice on which company for alleged evasion of taxes in its business transactions in the country on 21st March 2013?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Nokia
[B] Vodafone
[C] Reliance
[D] Aircel


2. Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenager who survived the bullet shot on her by the Taliban, is writing a memoir. Publisher Weidenfeld and Nicolson anounced on Wednesday 27th March 2013, that it will release the memoir in Britain this fall. Can you name he memoir?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] Taliban Spring
[B] Girl Spring
[C] I am Malala
[D] Malala Unfazed


3. Naval war room leak accused Ravi Shankaran loses extradition appeal by a London court on Wednesday, 27 March 2013. He is the prime accused in the Navy War Room leak case, one of the most high-profile espionage cases in the country. In which year this case happened?
[Category: India International Current Affairs]
[A] 2003
[B] 2005
[C] 2008
[D] 2011


4. Which Indian smartphone manufacturer has agreed to ink a royalty deal on Wednesday with Swedish company Ericsson after Ericsson filed suit against the company over patent infringement?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Karbon
[B] Samsung
[C] Micromax
[D] ZTE


5. India and Japan have agreed to promote their bilateral strategic and global partnership especially in economic and security areas. Japanese Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida said after meeting External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Wednesday 27 March 2013, that Japan would be granting a USD ________ billion aid for infrastructure building.
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] 1.2
[B] 1.8
[C] 2.2
[D] 2.32


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Daily General Knowledge Q&A Quiz - 28 March 2013

1. "Zimmedari ka Hamsafar" (Partner in Responsibility) is the tagline of which company?
[Category: Branding GK]
[A] Bajaj Allianz
[B] Axis Bank
[C] ICICI Prudential Life Insurance
[D] HDFC Bank


2. Which country is the latest to join the USA and Russia to operate a satellite navigation system?
[Category: International GK]
[A] Japan
[B]China
[C]United Kingdom
[D]France


3. Which political leader received the 1991 Nobel Peace Prize on June 16, 2012 after spending fifteen years under house arrest?
[Category: World GK]
[A] Dalai Lama
[B]Yusuf Mohammed
[C]Michelle Lee
[D]Aung Saan Suu Kyi


4. What is the capital of Iraq?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Kabul
[B] Baghdad
[C] N'Djamena
[D] Astana


5. Who is the present Chairperson of FICCI and is also the country head of HSBC?
[Category: Current GK]
[A] Indira Nui
[B]Naina Lal Kidwai
[C]Adi Godrej
[D]Swati Piramal


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Daily Verbal Ability Quiz - 28 March 2013

1. The state of being held in high esteem and honor
[A]Character
[B]Reputation
[C]Honor
[D]Accolade


2. Something visible that by association or convention represents something else that is invisible
[A]Intend
[B]Aim
[C]Symbol
[D]Goal


3. A disrespectful laugh
[A]Snicker
[B]Joy
[C]Laugh
[D]Emit


4. Force to leave or move out
[A]Defeat
[B]Expel
[C]Victory
[D]Remove


5. Terminate before completion
[A]Miscarry
[B]Fail
[C]Abort
[D]Unsuccessful


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Daily Logo Game Quiz - 28 March 2013

28 March 2013 Logo Game Quiz.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Banks in World]
Hint:It is one of the four largest financial institutions in Australia in terms of market capitalisation and customers.



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Wednesday, March 27, 2013

March GK Current Affairs Digest - 27 March 2013

1. A 100-year-old Japanese company that manufactures railway and road signalling systems, opened its first India office in Delhi on Monday to increase its presence in the country's railway network. Can you name the company?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Mitsubishi
[B] Schneider Electric
[C] Kyosan Electric Manufacturing
[D] Shinsan Electric


2. Italian Foreign Minister declared on Tuesday, 26 March 2013, that he was resigning because he did not agree with last week's decision to send two marines back to India to face trial for murder. Can you name him?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Mario Monti
[B] Maja Kocijancic
[C] Staffan De Mistura
[D] Giulio Terzi


3. Venus Remedies Limited, a research based global pharmaceutical company headquartered at Chandigarh announced on 26th March 2013, the launch of its first over the counter product, which is a stress reliever that comes in the form of candies. Can you name the product?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] EzeZnus
[B] StressFree
[C] Reliever
[D] EzeeRelief


4. Deepak Bharadwaj, who had contested the 2009 Lok Sabha elections was one of the richest candidates at that time with assets worth around Rs 600 crores was shot dead after he had a tiff with the two men, who had entered his farmhouse in the Vasant Kunj area of South Delhi on Tuesday, 26 March 2013. He was the member of which political party?
[Category: Political Current Affairs]
[A] SP
[B] BSP
[C] Congress
[D] BJP


5. In a major move aimed at reforming the global financial architecture, the BRICS finance ministers today agreed on the setting up of a development bank to fund infrastructure and development projects in the five-nation grouping of emerging powers. The agreement came after weeks of negotiations among the five emerging economies in a move aimed at changing the rules of governance in global governance, especially the Bretton Woods institutions like the World Bank and International Monetary Fund. Which countries are tha part of BRICS?
[Category: International News and Current Affairs]
[A] Brazil, Russia, India, China and Soviet Union
[B] Brazil, Russia, Indonesia, Chile and South Africa
[C] Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa
[D] Bangladesh, Russia, India, China and South Africa


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General Knowledge March 2013 Questions Answers Quiz - 27 March 2013

1. In which state, the "Mother Milk Bank" has been opened recently?
[Category: India GK]
[A] Himachal Pradesh
[B]Rajasthan
[C]Madhya Pradesh
[D]Punjab


2. Cyprus became the ____________ Eurozone country to seek bailout from European Union's funds.
[Category: World Economy GK]
[A] Third
[B] Fourth
[C] Fifth
[D] Sixth


3. Who is the author of the famous book "White Tiger"?
[Category: Literature GK]
[A] Chetan Bhagat
[B] Khushwant Singh
[C] Shobha De
[D] Arvind Adiga


4. In which of the following movie Salman Khan did not act?
[Category: Bollywood GK]
[A] Judwaa
[B] Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
[C] Ishq
[D] Andaz Apna Apna


5. Who has been appointed as the new Chief Election Commissioner(CEC)of Pakistan?
[Category: World GK]
[A] Fakhruddin G Ebrahim
[B]Abul Zafar
[C]Adel Safar
[D]Bashar-al-Assad


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Daily Verbal Ability Quiz - 27 March 2013

1. A remarkable occurrence; an exciting incident or experience
[A]Adventures
[B]Occurrence
[C]Happening
[D]Event


2. Any state or process known through the senses rather than by intuition or reasoning
[A]Chance
[B]Phenomenon
[C]Event
[D]Probability


3. Act of improving by expanding, enlarging or refining
[A]Improvement
[B]Productivity
[C]Development
[D]Growth


4. A collection of objects laid on top of each other
[A]Collection
[B]Group
[C]Arrange
[D]Pile


5. The act of setting something on fire
[A]Ignition
[B]Spark
[C]Arson
[D]Flame


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Daily Logo Quiz - 27 March 2013

27 March 2013 Logo Game Quiz.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Banks in World]
Hint:This bank is listed on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and is a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.



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Tuesday, March 26, 2013

26 March 2013 Current Affairs GK Quiz

1. As per Nielsen's Corporate Image Monitor 2012-13 declared on 25 March 2013, which company has ranked 'Best in Class' across all the six pillars of Corporate Image namely product and service quality; vision and leadership; workplace management; financial performance; operating style and social responsibility?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Aditya Birla Group
[B] Tata Motors
[C] LIC
[D] Infosys


2. Who has been sworn in as Pakistan's caretaker prime minister on 25 March 2013, ahead of parliamentary elections due in May?
[Category: International Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Asif Ali Zardari
[B] Raja Pervez Ashraf
[C] Iqbal Hameed-ur-Rehman
[D] Mir Hazar Khan Khoso


3. A 19-year-old Tunisian activist posted topless pictures of herself onlinein a protest against to conservatives. Hundreds of women have since submitted topless pictures of themselves to the Femen Facebook page supporting her. Femen said in a statement they were furious about the "barbarian threats of the Islamists about the necessity of reprisals against the Tunisian activist". Can you name her?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Zafrina
[B] Amina
[C] Malala
[D] Zeenat


4. As announced on 25th March 2013, which company is buying 50 percent stake in Kishore Biyani-led Future Group's life insurance business Future Generali General Insurance (FGGI) for around Rs 550-600 Crore?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Aditya Birla Group
[B] Bharti Group
[C] L&T Finance
[D] Muthoot Finance


5. For the first time in its history, the $4-billion (Rs 21,600-crore) Godrej Group has a brand ambassador for its corporate campaign, though it has used celebrities to endorse individual products such as Godrej Eon (Preity Zinta) and Cinthol (Virat Kohli now, Hrithik Roshan earlier). Who has been signed by Godrej group to be its brand amassador on March 25, 2013?
[Category: Marketing Current Affairs]
[A] Mahendra Singh Dhoni
[B] Aamir Khan
[C] Ranbir Kapoor
[D] Saina Nehwal


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26 March 2013 General Knowledge Updates Quiz

1. The one-rupee note has been stopped now. Earlier whose signature were printed on one rupee note?
[Category: India Today GK]
[A] Finance Secretary
[B] RBI Governor
[C] Finance Minister
[D] Prime Minister


2. What does ‘T’ in RTGS stand for?
[Category: Banking GK]
[A] Transfer
[B] Transaction
[C] Time
[D] Total


3. "Dimag ki batti jala de" is the tagline of which brand?
[Category: Business GK]
[A] 7-up
[B] Sprite
[C] Parle-G
[D] Mentos


4. What is the capital of Iran?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Kabul
[B] Jerusalem
[C] Tehran
[D] Managua


5. Which country is the biggest producer of coffee?
[Category: World GK]
[A] China
[B] Brazil
[C] USA
[D] Venezuela


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English Vocabulary Sessions Online Daily Quiz - 26 March 2013

1. Feel extreme irritation or anger
[A]Abrade
[B]Corrade
[C]Abrase
[D]Chafe


2. A series of unexpected and unpleasant occurrences
[A]Rash
[B]Action
[C]Noise
[D]Issue


3. Happening or arising without apparent external cause
[A]Induced
[B]Spontaneous
[C]Hastened
[D]Hied


4. Prevent from being seen or discovered
[A]Seek
[B]Show
[C]Hide
[D]Search


5. Make an effort to accomplish something
[A]Act
[B]Done
[C]Attend
[D]Attempt


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26 March 2013 - Daily Quiz Game for Logos

26 March 2013 Logo Game Quiz.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Banks in World]
Hint:It is a scheduled bank based in Karachi, Pakistan.



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Monday, March 25, 2013

Current GK and News Updates Quiz Daily - 25 March 2013

1. The finance ministry has lowered interest rates on Public Provident Fund (PPF), five-year and 10-year National Savings Certificates (NSC) by 0.1 percent each, with effect from April 1. What will be the new rate of interest on PPF post 1st April 2013?
[Category: Economic Current Affairs]
[A] 8.5 %
[B] 8.6 %
[C] 8.7 %
[D] 8.8 %


2. Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and global outsourcing services firm Capgemini have been awarded contracts worth USD 43 million (about Rs 233 crore) each from which counry's postal services department to operate and manage its applications?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Germany
[B] Norway
[C] Spain
[D] Brazil


3. Who has won the Pond’s Femina Miss India 2013 on 24 March 2013?
[Category: India Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Sobhita Dhulipala
[B] Zoya Afroz
[C] Gail Nicole Da Silva
[D] Navneet Kaur Dhillon


4. Which college in India has successfully deployed Cisco TelePresence videoconferencing and Cisco WebEx technologies as part of a cross-campus technology initiative that will benefit 11,000 students and 700 teachers with access to business leaders and guest lecturers around the globe on 25th March 2013?
[Category: Current GK and Current Affairs]
[A] XLRI, Jamshedpur
[B] IIT, Delhi
[C] BITS, Pilani
[D] IIM, Ahmedabad


5. Hundreds of widows of Vrindavan, city of Lord Krishna, broke centuries old social barriers when they came to play Holi on Sunday 24th March 2013 with thakurji(Krishna) and among themselves and others. The organization which organized this said that it is an attempt to bring widows to mainstream and help in their social assimilation. Which organization organized this event?
[Category: Social Current Affairs]
[A] Sulabh International
[B] Jago Re
[C] Jagriti
[D] Sabla


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Daily General Knowledge Quiz - 25 March 2013

1. DMK party withdrew support from the ruling coalition of UPA last week. What is DMK's full form?
[Category: Politics GK]
[A] Dravida Makkal Kazhagam
[B] Dravida Munnetra Katchi
[C] Dravida Makkal Katchi
[D] Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam


2. Who is the present CAG(Comptroller and Auditor General of India)?
[Category: India GK]
[A] Vinod Rai
[B]Murli Manohar Joshi
[C]G.E.Vahanvati
[D]Tejender Khanna


3. Chandrayaan-2, is India's second lunar exploration mission. Developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation, the mission is proposed to be launched to the Moon in which year?
[Category: India GK]
[A] 2013
[B] 2014
[C] 2015
[D] 2016


4. The Headquarter of United Nations is situated in which city?
[Category: World GK]
[A] Tokyo, Japan
[B]Paris, France
[C]New York, USA
[D]Auckland, New Zealand


5. What was the main cause of decline of Harappa Civilisation?
[Category: History GK]
[A] Due to drought
[B]Due to attack of Aryans
[C]Due to flood
[D]Due to ecological Imbalance


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Vocabulary for MBA Exams - 25 March 2013

1. Give what is desired or needed, especially support, food or sustenance
[A]Engage
[B]Provide
[C]Enlist
[D]Give


2. A coming to an end of a contract period
[A]Conclusion
[B]Finish
[C]Termination
[D]End


3. A person born in a particular place or country
[A]Native
[B]Adopted
[C]Foreign
[D]Alien


4. Being or from or characteristic of another place or part of the world
[A]Unusual
[B]Exotic
[C]Strange
[D]Unknown


5. Make better or improve in quality
[A]Deprive
[B]Impoverish
[C]Enrich
[D]Decline


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Daily Logo Quiz - 25 March 2013

25 March 2013 Logo Game Quiz.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Banks in World]
Hint:It was set up as a state-owned, regional bank in 1991 along with the Bank of Punjab and the First Women Bank in Pakistan.



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Sunday, March 24, 2013

24 March 2013 Current Affairs and GK Quiz

1. Addressing the National Editors’ Conference, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said that the ceiling of $1 billion for qualified foreign investors (QFIs) and $25 billion for foreign institutional investors (FIIs) in corporate bonds, besides $25 billion for FIIs in long-term infra bonds, would be merged and thus retaining the overall cap for corporate bonds at $51 billion. From when this change would become operational?
[Category: Economy and Policy Current Affairs]
[A] 25 March 2013
[B] 1 April 2013
[C] 1 June 2013
[D] 1 August 2013


2. The former military ruler, retired General Pervez Musharraf, returned to Pakistan on Sunday afternoon after four years of self-imposed exile in Dubai and London. What is his party name?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] All Pakistan Muslim League
[B] Pakistan Peoples Party
[C] Green Party of Pakistan
[D] Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf


3. Which company has commenced oil production from the Aishwariya field in the Rajasthan Block bordering Pakistan and also begun commercial sale of gas from there on Sunday 24 March 2013?
[Category: Industry and Trade Current Affairs]
[A] Shell India
[B] BPCL
[C] Reliance Petroleums
[D] Cairn India


4. India won the test series against Australia by 4-0 and hence they lifted which trophy on Sunday 24 March 2013?
[Category: Sports Cricket Current Affairs]
[A] Indo-Aust Trophy
[B] DLF Cup
[C] Border-Gavaskar Trophy
[D] Pepsi Cup


5. The government of India launched a service for Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) to file applications under the Right to Information Act this week. Using this, NRIs across the world may now be in a position to file RTI applications conveniently via direct payment of fees. Can you name the service?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Electronic Indian Postal Order
[B] Electronic RTI
[C] Electronic Indian Information Online
[D] Electronic Indian Right


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24 March 2013 GK Quiz

1. When did first general elections held in India?
[Category: India GK]
[A] May,1946
[B]Feb,1950
[C]Apr,1951
[D]Apr,1956


2. What is the target declared for GDP in 12th Five Year Plan?
[Category: Economy GK]
[A] 9%
[B]8.3%
[C]8.2%
[D]6.2%


3. "Ending Corruption-How to clean up India" novel is written by?
[Category: Literature GK]
[A] Khushwant Singh
[B]J.K. Rowling
[C]Ravinder Singh
[D]N.Vitthal


4. What is the capital of India?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Mumbai
[B] Bangalore
[C] New Delhi
[D] Kolkata


5. When is the Girl Child Day celebrated in India?
[Category: India GK]
[A] 9th Dec
[B]27th Jan
[C]10th Oct
[D]15th Dec


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Daily Vocabulary Online Game - 24 March 2013

1. To cause to do through pressure or necessity, by physical, moral or intellectual means
[A]Hale
[B]Author
[C]Compose
[D]Source


2. Make or cause to be or to become
[A]Act
[B]Create
[C]Charge
[D]Assemble


3. An artifact that has been created by someone or some process
[A]Creations
[B]Goods
[C]Products
[D]Commodities


4. Deserving of the highest esteem
[A]Inspiring
[B]Exalting
[C]Praise
[D]Admirable


5. A message expressing a favorable opinion
[A]Approval
[B]Content
[C]Support
[D]Allow


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Daily Logo Quiz - 24 March 2013

24 March 2013 Logo Game Quiz.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Banks in World]
Hint:It is one of the largest commercial bank operating in Pakistan.



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Saturday, March 23, 2013

Daily Current Updates Quiz - 23 March 2013

1. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Arvind Kejriwal began his indefinite hunger strike at which place in Delhi on Saturday, 23 March 2013, against increased power and water bills?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Jantar Mantar
[B] Rajghat
[C] India Gate
[D] Delhi Secretariat


2. UNHRC (United Nations Human Rights Council) on Thursday adopted the US-sponsored resolution against Sri Lanka on human rights. ______ countries, including India, voted in favour of the US resolution, 13 against and 8 abstained from voting.
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] 15
[B] 18
[C] 23
[D] 25


3. Which FMCG major on Friday, 22 March 2013, approved a one percentage point increase in royalty to be paid to its parent company from 3.5% to 4.5% of sales and the increase, which will be paid over a five-year period at the rate of 0.20%, will be effective starting January 1, 2014?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Hindustan Unilever Limited
[B] Colgate Palmolive
[C] Nestle
[D] P&G


4. Union human resource development minister Pallam Raju admitted on Friday that the government will not be able to meet the the deadline for infrastructure norms in all schools. Raju though said they were still committed to the Act. Nine infrastructure norms had been listed in the original Act. However, on ground “only 7% schools are RTE compliant,” according to the RTE forum figures. What is the current deadline set for infrasturcuture norms?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] March 31
[B] April 15
[C] April 30
[D] May 1


5. In a virtual 'collision' with the State Election Commission (SEC), which state government on Saturday, 23 March 2013, unilaterally announced panchayat polls in the state in two phases, on April 26 and 30?
[Category: India Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Gujarat
[B] Himachal Pradesh
[C] West Bengal
[D] Jharkhand


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Daily General Awareness Quiz - 23 March 2013

1. What is the name of the First Indian Satellite launched in 1975?
[Category: India GK]
[A] Aryabhatta
[B]Chandrayan I
[C]RISAT
[D]ANTARIX


2. Who is the first Women Chief Justice of High Court in India?
[Category: Legal GK]
[A] Shanno Devi
[B]Rajkumari Amrita Kaur
[C]Fatima Bibi
[D]Leela Seth


3. When is the NRI Day celebrated?
[Category: India GK]
[A] 10th March
[B]26th February
[C]21st December
[D]09th January


4. Can you name the Deputy PM of Vietnam, who recently visited India?
[Category: International GK]
[A] Vu Van Ninh
[B]Do Muoi
[C]Nguyen Tan Dung
[D]Phan Van Khal


5. The tax share of states is decided by a constitutional authority.Who has the authority?
[Category: Financial GK]
[A] Finance Minister
[B]Finance Commission
[C]Planning Commission
[D]Union Cabinet


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Daily Vocab Learning Quiz - 23 March 2013

1. United States chemist noted for discovering the series of chemical reactions in photosynthesis
[A]Theologian
[B]Scholar
[C]Assimilator
[D]Calvin


2. Make by combining materials and parts
[A]Constructs
[B]Traces
[C]Ferrets
[D]Skunks


3. The feeling that accompanies an experience of being thwarted in attaining your goals
[A]Victory
[B]Defeat
[C]Conquer
[D]Seize


4. Constituting a separate entity or part
[A]Separate
[B]Joint
[C]Discrete
[D]Articulate


5. Without qualification; used informally as an (often pejorative) intensifier
[A]Complete
[B]Composite
[C]Whole
[D]Arrant


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Daily Logo Quiz Game Answer - 23 March 2013

23 March 2013 Logo Game Quiz.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Banks in World]
Hint:This bank is the successor of a trust bank, the Long-Term Credit Bank of Japan, which had a government monopoly on the issuance of many long-term debt securities.



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Friday, March 22, 2013

Daily GK Quiz - 22 March 2013

1. In Financial terminology, what does CBDT stand for?
[Category: Finance GK]
[A] Cabinet Board of Direct Taxes
[B] Central Board of Direct Transactions
[C] Central Board of Direct Taxes
[D] Central Beureau of Direct Taxes


2. Which one of the following does come under the purview of RBI?
[Category: Banking GK]
[A] Base Rate
[B] Repo Rate
[C] Reverse Repo Rate
[D] Bank Rate


3. Which year was declared as the International Youth Year?
[Category: World GK]
[A] 1982
[B] 1983
[C] 1984
[D] 1985


4. What is the capital of Georgia?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Kabul
[B] The Bottom
[C] Tunis
[D] Tbilisi


5. Who is the founder of Ranbaxy Laboratories Ltd?
[Category: Business GK]
[A] Ramakant Sahai
[B] Bhai Mohan Singh
[C] Rajshekhar Reddy
[D] Nand Kishore Bhalla


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Daily March 2013 Current Affairs - 22 March 2013

1. Aviation minister Ajit Singh on Thursday, 21 March 2013, disbanded a committee, from which Indian carriers were required to get permissions for import of aircraft for fleet augmentation. Can you name the committee?
[Category: India Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Aircraft Acquisition Committee
[B] Airlines Acquisition Committee
[C] Airlines Procurement Committee
[D] Air India Acquiring Committee


2. Which cola company is rolling out a new shape for its 567-gram bottle for the first time in about 17 years on Friday 22 March 2013?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Coca Cola
[B] Pepsi
[C] RC Cola
[D] Rex Cola


3. The government on Friday, 22 March 2013, has approved 12 FDI proposals worth over Rs 2,609 crore. The foreign investment promotion board (FIPB) headed by economic affairs secretary Arvind Mayaram, also cleared the proposal of ______________ India's proposal for induction of foreign equity worth Rs 700 crore to engage in single brand retail.
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Claris Otsuka
[B] Ikea
[C] Decathlon Sports
[D] No proposal cleared for single brand retail


4. An Anglo-Indian pharmacist and businessman, has been commissioned as the first Indian diplomat in Wales on Friday 22 March 2013. Can you name him?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] Dr Jaimini Bhagwati
[B] Bikhu Parikh
[C] Virendra Sharma
[D] Raj K Aggarwal


5. Which country declared a state of emergency on Friday, 22 March 2013, for a riot-hit town where 20 people have been killed in violence that has sparked fears of spreading unrest?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Indonesia
[B] Malaysia
[C] Myanmar
[D] Pakistan


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Daily Vocab Quiz - 22 March 2013

1. Be fully aware or cognizant of
[A]Cognize
[B]Realize
[C]Agnize
[D]Agnatic


2. Belonging to or inherited from one's father
[A]Maternal
[B]Enate
[C]Paternal
[D]Relative


3. A document attesting to the truth of certain stated facts
[A]Credential
[B]Document
[C]Papers
[D]Probate


4. A patient who is residing in the hospital where he is being treated
[A]Captive
[B]Immate
[C]Lifer
[D]Imprisonment


5. The act of keeping something within specified bounds (by force if necessary)
[A]Obliquity
[B]Parturition
[C]Confinement
[D]Calving


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Daily Logo Quiz - 22 March 2013

22 March 2013 Logo Game Quiz.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Banks in World]
Hint:It is the largest financial institution in Canada, as measured by deposits, revenues, and market capitalization.



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Thursday, March 21, 2013

Daily General Current Affairs - 21 March 2013

1. Faced with paucity of time, Rajya Sabha on Thursday, 21 March 2013 approved ________________ without debate, a development witnessed perhaps for the first time which triggered protests from opposition members.
[Category: India Political Current Affairs]
[A] Union Budget 2013-14
[B] Anti Rape Bill
[C] Criminal Amendment Bill
[D] UPSC Amendment Bill


2. Supreme Court of India on Thursday sentenced bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt to five years for keeping arms in a 1993 bomb blasts case in Mumbai. Under which act Sanjay Dutt was tried?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] POTA
[B] TADA
[C] Anti Terror Act
[D] NCTC


3. Parliament on Thursday passed the anti-rape Bill with Rajya Sabha approving it with voice vote in the same form as it was passed by Lok Sabha two days ago. The Bill provides for not only stringent punishment for rapists and repeat offenders but also makes maiden provisions of strict punishment for offences like stalking, voyeurism, disrobing and acid attacks. Bill keeps rape as a gender-specific crime where _________ can be booked for committing such offence.
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Only Female
[B] Only Male
[C] Both Male and Female
[D] Transgenders and Male


4. The government announced on 21 March 2013 in the Rajya Sabha that UPSC's notification on making which paper as a compulsory paper in its examination will be kept in abeyance?
[Category: UPSC Current Affairs]
[A] History
[B] Geography
[C] Political Science
[D] English


5. A company co-founded by Hotmail founder Sabeer Bhatia launched a global SIM card for international travellers. What is the name of his company?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Junglee
[B] Matrix
[C] Jaxtr Inc
[D] RoamFree


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Daily GK - 21 March 2013

1. Which city in India is known as "Silicon Valley of India"?
[Category: India GK]
[A] Hyderabad
[B] Bangalore
[C] Gurgaon
[D] Pune


2. Who is the author of the book "India Wins Freedom"?
[Category: Literature GK]
[A] Sarojini Naidu
[B] Vinoba Bhave
[C] Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
[D] Mahatma Gandhi


3. What does UPS means in computers terminology?
[Category: Computer GK]
[A] Under Product Support
[B]Uniform Paneling Store
[C]Undisturb Power Suppy
[D]Uninterruptable Power Supply


4. Who was the first Chief Election Commissioner of India?
[Category: Firsts in India GK]
[A] A. K. Gopalan
[B] Vallabhbhai Patel
[C] B. R. Ambedkar
[D] Sukumar Sen


5. Who was the first woman Prime Minister of Canada?
[Category: World Politics GK]
[A] Kim Campbell
[B]Margaret Thatcher
[C]Edith Cresson
[D]Angela Merkel


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Daily Vocab Improvement - 21 March 2013

1. Rendering an organism sensitive to a serum by a series of injections
[A]Sensitizing
[B]Altering
[C]Varying
[D]Deviating


2. Make fit for, or change to suit a new purpose
[A]Acclimating
[B]Adapting
[C]Conforming
[D]Deviating


3. The act of distorting something so it seems to mean something it was not intended to mean
[A]Kinking
[B]Curling
[C]Twisting
[D]Frizzing


4. A movement like that of a sudden occurrence or increase in a specified phenomenon
[A]Whorl
[B]Spiral
[C]Coiffures
[D]Waves


5. A call for response if it is not clear whether anyone is present or listening
[A]Hello
[B]Salutation
[C]Recognition
[D]Realization


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Daily Logo Game - 21 March 2013

21 March 2013 Logo Game Quiz.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Banks in World]
Hint:It is one of the big four state-owned commercial banks of the People's Republic of China.



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Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 20 March 2013

1. The power ministry on Tuesday, 19 March 2013, cancelled a ceremony to felicitate the top-ranking distribution companies after four utilities from Gujarat emerged as the best among the 39 that were assessed. Power Minister was scheduled to felicitate the winners after Icra and Care Ratings ranked state utilities from 20 states for their credit-worthiness, but he did not even mention the names of the top performers. A utility from Maharashtra was the only one from a Congress-ruled state to make it to the top 10. Who is the power minister?
[Category: India Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Sachin Pilot
[B] Jayram Ramesh
[C] Jyotiraditya Scindia
[D] Jayanthi Natarajan


2. The three-day 7th National Cricket Tournament for the disabled started on Wednesday, 20 March 2013. In all, 16 teams from various states and zones are taking part in the tournament. Where is this tournament being played?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Delhi
[B] Ranchi
[C] Jamshedpur
[D] Hyderabad


3. What has been the age of consent in the newly introduced anti-rape bill?
[Category: India Legal Current Affairs]
[A] 15
[B] 16
[C] 17
[D] 18


4. Who is the only Chief Minister from India to be invited to address the Google Big Tent Activate Summit 2013 on March 21 through Google+ hangout on the theme 'Technology in Politics'?
[Category: Political Current Affairs]
[A] Nitish Kumar
[B] Narendra Modi
[C] Sheila Dikshit
[D] Raman Singh


5. Which Government agency has launched live streaming of its news on YouTube and an Android based mobile phone application of for its news service?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Doordarshan
[B] Press Trust of India
[C] All India Radio (AIR)
[D] Information and Broadcasting Ministry


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Daily GK Game Quiz - 20 March 2013

1. Who invented the Thermometer?
[Category: Discoveries GK]
[A] Charles Richter
[B]John Adams
[C]Hiram Walker
[D]Galileo


2. What is the study of rivers called?
[Category: General Awareness GK]
[A] Ethymology
[B] Hydrology
[C] Potamology
[D] Riverology


3. Which was the first Hindi film screened at the United Nations?
[Category: India GK]
[A] Lage Raho Munna Bhai
[B] Slumdog Millionaire
[C] Gandhi
[D] Mother India


4. What is the capital of East Timor (Timor-Leste)?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Kampala
[B] Maputo
[C] Kabul
[D] Dili


5. Who wrote the novel "River of Smoke"?
[Category: Literature GK]
[A] Amish Tripathi
[B] Amitav Ghosh
[C] Arvind Adiga
[D] Vikram Seth


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Daily Vocab Game - 20 March 2013

1. A number representing a quantity assumed to have a fixed value in a specified mathematical context
[A]Quantity
[B]Number
[C]Stable
[D]Constant


2. Put up with something or somebody unpleasant
[A]Endure
[B]Allow
[C]Defy
[D]Resist


3. The act of making a strong public expression of disagreement and disapproval
[A]Aver
[B]Protest
[C]Assert
[D]Insist


4. A device or control that is very useful for a particular job
[A]Device
[B]Fiction
[C]Contrivance
[D]Innovation


5. Unmistakably; visibly clear; in an evident manner
[A]Noticeable
[B]Detected
[C]Perceived
[D]Obviously


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Daily Logo Quiz - 20 March 2013

20 March 2013 Logo Game Quiz.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Banks in World]
Hint:Located in Brussels, it is Group’s banking arm that provides retail banking solutions to individuals and small companies in Europe.



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Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Daily Quiz Current Affairs - 19 March 2013

1. Which political party has announced party's decision to part ways with the Congress-led coalition at the Centre on 19 March 2013?
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Samajwadi Party
[B] BSP
[C] DMK
[D] NCP


2. By what basis points Reserve Bank of India cut in the repo rate on Tuesday, 19 March 2013?
[Category: Economy Current Affairs]
[A] 25
[B] 50
[C] 75
[D] 100


3. The Centre on Tuesday approved the amendments to the Food Security Bill and cleared the proposal to provide for uniform ________ of foodgrain per month per person at a highly subsidised price.
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] 10 Kg
[B] 5 Kg
[C] 3 Kg
[D] 2 Kg


4. As announced on 19 March 2013, the Bihar government will recruit ________lecturers in various colleges through Bihar Public Service Commission (BPSC).
[Category: State Current Affairs]
[A] 1000
[B] 2000
[C] 3000
[D] 4000


5. In a growing reputation of Gujarat's development model worldwide, Vice President of Uganda met Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on 19 March 2013 and held deliberations on strengthening ties. Can you name him?
[Category: World Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Edward Ssekandi
[B] Henry Ssekandi
[C] Roger Ssekandi
[D] Edward Henry


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Daily GK - 19 March 2013

1. Which country is known as the Land of Mid Night Sun?
[Category: World GK]
[A] Norway
[B]India
[C]America
[D]Thailand


2. What is the ratio of width of our National flag to its length?
[Category: India GK]
[A] 2:2
[B]2:3
[C]2:4
[D]2:5


3. Who composed the famous song 'Sare Jahan Se Achha'?
[Category: India GK]
[A] Lata Mangeshkar
[B]Rabindranath Tagore
[C]Mohammad Iqbal
[D]Bankim Chandra Chatterjee


4. Koneru Humpy is an Indian woman player of which of the following sports?
[Category: Sports GK]
[A] Badminton
[B] Chess
[C] Table Tennis
[D] Wrestling


5. Who was the first Chief Justice of India?
[Category: India GK]
[A] H. J. Kania
[B] G.V. Mavlankar
[C] C.N.Annadurai
[D] Patanjali Sastri


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Daily Vocabulary Game - 19 March 2013

1. Tamper, with the purpose of deception
[A]Candy
[B]Emit
[C]Chisel
[D]Fudge


2. Articulate; either verbally or with a cry, shout, or noise
[A]Utter
[B]Blab
[C]Unmitigated
[D]Palliated


3. A power to affect persons or events especially power based on prestige etc
[A]Influence
[B]Affect
[C]Cause
[D]Effect


4. Influencing strongly
[A]Alter
[B]Impact
[C]Distort
[D]Twine


5. Make a small hole into, as with a needle or a thorn
[A]Elicit
[B]Educe
[C]Prick
[D]Create


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Daily Logo Game - 19 March 2013

19 March 2013 Logo Game Quiz.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Banks in World]
Hint:The central bank of Switzerland and it is responsible for Swiss monetary policy and for issuing Swiss franc banknotes.



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Monday, March 18, 2013

Daily Current Affairs - 18 March 2013

1. Which film won the Best Film award at the 60th National Film Awards, announced in New Delhi on Monday, 18 March 2013?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Paan Singh Tomar
[B] Barfi
[C] Kahani
[D] Anumati


2. Sir Tim Berners-Lee is among those who have won the first Queen Elizabeth Prize for Engineering on Monday 18th March 2013. The £ 1m award was made in recognition of his contribution to the development of what?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] e-mail
[B] World Wide Web(Internet)
[C] Computer
[D] Type Writer


3. A bill to establish _______ more Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and declare the four existing ones as institutions of national importance was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Monday, 18 March 2013.
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] 5
[B] 10
[C] 15
[D] 20


4. The government today approved a Bill that aims to provide access to all central and state government services such as passport, ration card and driving licences electronically, especially the Internet, within eight years. What is the name of this bill?
[Category: Indian Policy Current Affairs]
[A] The Electronic Demand of Services Bill (ESD Bill)
[B] The Electronic Services Bill (ES Bill)
[C] The Electronic Delivery of Services Bill (ESD Bill)
[D] The Electronic Mechanism of Services Bill (ESM Bill)


5. Which authority said on Monday, 18th March 2013, that it has started a probe into allegations of money laundering at the country's top private sector banks, ICICI Bank Ltd, HDFC Bank Ltd and Axis Bank Ltd?
[Category: Bank Current Affairs]
[A] SEBI
[B] AMFI
[C] RBI
[D] Finance Ministry


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Daily General Knowledge Quiz - 18 March 2013

1. What is the time Limit for India's National Anthem?
[Category: India GK]
[A] 50 Sec
[B] 51 Sec
[C] 52 Sec
[D] 1 Minute


2. Which Indian city is known as Incense City?
[Category: India GK]
[A] Kashmir
[B]Dehradoon
[C]Hyderabad
[D]Mumbai


3. Which of the following statement is true?
1. Speaker is the presiding officer of the Lok Sabha
2. Deputy Speaker is the presiding officer of the Lok Sabha
3. President is the presiding officer of the Lok Sabha
4. Vice President is the presiding officer of the Lok Sabha
[Category: Civics GK]
[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Only 3
[D] Both 1 & 2


4. What is the capital of Cyprus?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Episkopi Cantonment
[B] Nicosia
[C] Libreville
[D] Banjul


5. Who was the first Law Minister of India?
[Category: India GK]
[A] A. K. Gopalan
[B] Vallabhbhai Patel
[C] B. R. Ambedkar
[D] Sukumar Sen


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Daily English Vocabulary Quiz - 18 March 2013

1. A binding agreement between two or more persons that is enforceable by law
[A]Contract
[B]Expand
[C]Clarify
[D]Exaggerate


2. To enlarge beyond bounds or the truth
[A]Increase
[B]Deepen
[C]Change
[D]Amplify


3. Start to burn or burst into flames
[A]Ignite
[B]Elicit
[C]Arouse
[D]Conjure


4. An elaborate and systematic plan of action
[A]Falsity
[B]Scheme
[C]Plan
[D]Economy


5. Make a sudden movement in a new direction so as to avoid
[A]Move
[B]Wangle
[C]Dodge
[D]Avoid


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Daily Banks Logo Quiz - 18 March 2013

18 March 2013 Logo Game Quiz.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Banks in World]
Hint:It is one of the largest mutual fund and financial services groups in the world.



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Sunday, March 17, 2013

March Month Current Affairs - 17 March 2013

1. Which bank has announced on 17 March 2013, its plans to open about 1,200 branches in the country and another eight branch offices overseas, including China and the UK, in the next fiscal year?
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] Punjab National Bank
[B] ICICI Bank
[C] State Bank of India
[D] Axis Bank


2. Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), Mumbai has been awarded the prestigious certification for its carbon emissions accounting by Bureau Veritas, a global leader in carbon certification worldwide, for the second year in a row. Last year, CSIA had become the first ever airport in India and the second in Asia to be recognised for its consistent efforts in reducing its carbon footprint. Which certifcate has been awarded to CSIA?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] ISO 9001:2000
[B] ISO 14064-1:2006
[C] ISO 18001:2008
[D] ISO 14005: 2003


3. Pakistan's PM has hailed as "a victory" for democracy the completion of a full term by an elected government for the first time in the country's history. Since Pakistan was founded in 1947, government were often overthrown in coups, toppled by political infighting or end in assassinations or murders. Who is the current PM of Pakistan?
[Category: World Political Current Affairs]
[A] Raja Pervez Ashraf
[B] Nawaz Sharif
[C] Hina Rabbani Khair
[D] Asif Ali Zardari


4. Bank of America announced on Friday that India's business tycoon would step down as it's board of director and instead join its global advisory council. Can you name him?
[Category: Corporate Current Affairs]
[A] Anil Ambani
[B] Ratan Tata
[C] Cyrus Mistry
[D] Mukesh Ambani


5. Who has won the Avantha Masters golf tournament at the Jaypee Greens course, Greater Noida, on Sunday 17 March 2013?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Gaganjeet Bhullar
[B] Thomas Aiken
[C] Liang Wenchong
[D] Jbe Kruger


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Daily GK Quiz Update - 17 March 2013

1. What does AIFF stands for in Indian Football?
[Category: Sports GK]
[A] All India Football Federation
[B] Anglo Indian Football Federation
[C] All India Football Forum
[D] All India Football Force


2. Which is the biggest desert in the world?
[Category: Geography GK]
[A] Kalahari
[B] Thar
[C] Kalahari
[D] Sahara


3. Indian has won the Hockey World Cup only once in which year?
[Category: Sports GK]
[A] 1971
[B] 1975
[C] 1978
[D] 1994


4. Who was the first Indian to win Magsaysay Award?
[Category: Awards and Honours GK]
[A] C. D. Deshmukh
[B] Jayaprakash Narayan
[C] Vinoba Bhave
[D] Kiran Bedi


5. Kya bhooloon kya yaad karoon (क्या भूलूं क्या याद करूं) is an autobiography of whom?
[Category: Literature GK]
[A] Harivansh Rai Bachchan
[B] Mahasweta Devi
[C] V. V. Giri
[D] Mahadevi Verma


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Daily English Vocabulary Quiz - 17 March 2013

1. An event that happens
[A]Current
[B]Presence
[C]Event
[D]Occurrence


2. The feeling that accompanies an unsatisfied state
[A]Desire
[B]Trust
[C]Arousal
[D]Feeling


3. The act of searching for something
[A]Seam
[B]Quest
[C]Furrow
[D]Chase


4. Sad feelings of gloom and inadequacy
[A]Incurvation
[B]Basin
[C]Depression
[D]Elation


5. A shape that curves or bends inward
[A]Curves
[B]Shape
[C]Contour
[D]Concavity


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Daily Banks Logo Quiz - 17 March 2013

17 March 2013 Logo Game Quiz.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Banks in World]
Hint:It is one of the leading diversified financial services companies in the U.S.



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Saturday, March 16, 2013

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 16 March 2013

1. World Consumer Rights Day is observed for creating awareness in terms of consumer protection measures as well as consumer rights. When did it celebrated worldwide?
[Category: Latest News Current Affairs]
[A] 14 March
[B] 15 March
[C] 16 March
[D] 17 March


2. Who was endorsed as Chinese Premier on Friday, 15 March 2013 at the ongoing 12th NPC session?
[Category: World Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Li Keqiang
[B] Xi Jinping
[C] T J Wang
[D] Ching Chang Hua


3. The founder of Dr Reddy’s Laboratories (DRL), died on 16 March 2013, at Hyderabad’s Apollo Hospital. Can you name him?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Azim Reddy
[B] Rajshekhar Reddy
[C] Satish Reddy
[D] Kallam Anji Reddy


4. India plans to launch its first navigational satellite in June. The first Satellite of IRNSS constellation, IRNSS-1 will be launched by PSLV-C22, said DoS Secretary and Chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) K Radhakrishnan. According to ISRO officials, IRNSS is an independent regional navigation satellite system, designed to provide position accuracy of better than 10 metres over India and the region extending about 1500 km around the country. What does IRNSS stands for?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Indian Rotary Navigation Satellite System
[B] Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System
[C] Indian Regional Navistar Satellite System
[D] Indian Rational Navigation Satellite System


5. Which private sector bank has proposed on Saturday, 16 March 2013,to mobilise Rs 51 crore by issuing 85 lakh equity shares with an issue price of Rs 60 per share with a face value of Rs 10 each?
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] Dhanlaxmi Bank
[B] Development Credit Bank
[C] Kotak Mahindra Bank
[D] Yes Bank


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Daily GK Latest Question Answer - 16 March 2013

1. What does the term FCCB stand for in banking terminology?
[Category: Banking GK]
[A] Foreign Credit Convertible Bond
[B] Foreign Currency Credit Bond
[C] Foreign Currency Convertible Bond
[D] Financial Currency Convertible Bond


2. "My Country My Life" is an autobiographical book by which Indian politician?
[Category: Literature GK]
[A] Lal Bahadur Shastri
[B] Lal Krishna Advani
[C] Indira Gandhi
[D] Rajeev Gandhi


3. Aparna Popat is associated with which sports?
[Category: Sports GK]
[A] Badminton
[B] Shooting
[C] Archery
[D] Squash


4. What is the capital of China?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Kabul
[B] Bogota
[C] Beijing
[D] Guatemala City


5. When did inflation happens?
[Category: Economy GK]
[A] When demand and supply are equal
[B] When demand is more than supply
[C] When demand is less than supply
[D] None of the above


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Daily English Vocabulary Quiz - 16 March 2013

1. Civilian dress worn by a person who is entitled to wear a military uniform
[A]Jurist
[B]Mufti
[C]Juror
[D]Critic


2. Lacking any legal or binding force
[A]Alter
[B]Spay
[C]Neutral
[D]Void


3. A system of rules of conduct or method of practice
[A]Disciplines
[B]Domains
[C]Areas
[D]Knowledge


4. The territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation
[A]Lands
[B]Provinces
[C]Country
[D]Areas


5. A component of a mixture or compound
[A]Mixture
[B]Alloy
[C]Ingredient
[D]Element


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Banks Logo Quiz - 16 March 2013

16 March 2013 Logo Game Quiz.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Banks in World]
Hint:An American multinational diversified financial services company with operations around the world. It is the fourth largest bank in the U.S. by assets and the largest bank by market capitalization.



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Friday, March 15, 2013

Daily Updates on Current News and Current Affairs - 15 March 2013

1. Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's speech, which was broadcast simultaneously at 53 locations across 26 cities in Gujarat using 3-D hologram projection technology has entered in the Guinness Book of World Records. The record is for the most simultaneous broadcasts of the Pepper's Ghost Illusion, a technology used to create multiple illusions simultaneously. The record has been achieved by Raj Kasu Reddy and Mani Shankar who head the Hyderabad-based company responsible for bringing alive the 53-minute long speech simultaneously at 53 locations across Gujarat on December 10, 2012. What is the name of the company?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Vision 3D
[B] Max 3D
[C] Nchant 3D
[D] 3D MaxVision


2. The Punjab Assembly Speaker on Thursday, 14 March 2013, suspended __________ Congress MLAs for the rest of the budget session for unparliamentary behaviour and ordered that an FIR be registered against those Opposition MLAs who had assaulted a policeman on Wednesday alleging raid on Congress Legislature Party office.
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Two
[B] Five
[C] Seven
[D] Nine


3. On 14th March 2013, Nepalese Chief Justice takes oath of office as new Prime Minister of the country, heading an interim government with the task of conducting elections. Can you name him?
[Category: World Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Khil Raj Regmi
[B] Baburam Bhattarai
[C] Jhala Nath Khanal
[D] Madhav Kumar Nepal


4. The Rajasthan Government signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with which company on Thursday, 14th March 2013, for setting up a refinery-cum-petrochemical complex in the Barmer region?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Indian Oil Corporation
[B] Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd
[C] Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd
[D] Reliance Petroleums


5. Nokia has entered into a partnership with a public sector general insurance company in India, to provide mobile phone customers a handset insurance plan safeguarding the devices against the risk of being stolen, lost or suffer physical damage. Which insurance company is providing this cover?
[Category: Business India Current Affairs]
[A] Oriental Insurance Company
[B] United India Insurance
[C] New India Assurance
[D] Life Corporation of India (LIC)


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