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Tuesday, April 30, 2013

30 April 2013 Current Affairs for SSC / Bank Exams

1. The Supreme Court on Tuesday, 30 April 2013, said that the CBI's decision to share the coalgate probe report with the government has shaken the entire process. The SC further noted down that the CBI should not be influenced by its masters and its independent position must be restored. CBI director had last week filed an affidavit in the SC saying that its probe report on coal allocation scam was shared with the law minister and joint-secretary level officials of PMO and coal ministry of Congress led UPA Govt. Who is the CBI Director?
[Category: Indian Political Current Affairs]
[A] Ashwani Kumar
[B] U S Misra
[C] P C Sharma
[D] Ranjit Sinha


2. The foundation stone of state's first Haj House was laid jointly by Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister from BJP Shivraj Singh Chouhan and an Islamic scholar. Chouhan said that the BJP government is committed to strengthening minorities and ensuring their progress through education, skill development and giving them maximum job opportunities. Name the Islamic Scholar who laid down the foundation stone along with CM?
[Category: UPSC Current Affairs]
[A] Sanawwar Patel
[B] Peer Sayeed Mian Sahab
[C] Syed Mushtaque Ali Nadvi
[D] Syed Abbas Ali Naqvi


3. Which News stream service has been acquired by Google for an estimated 30 million dollars on 23 April 2013?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Web Application Server Talaria
[B] DNNresearch Inc.
[C] Wavii
[D] BufferBox


4. In which state a special 2-day session has been called by Governor MK Narayanan from Monday, 29 April 2013, to discuss the chit fund scam in the state?
[Category: State Current Affairs]
[A] West Bengal
[B] Bihar
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Odisha


5. Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands abdicates the throne on Tuesday, 30 April 2013, ending 33 years as the country's monarch and paving the way for her eldest son to become the first Dutch king in more than 120 years. Can you name the new king?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Willem-Alexander
[B] Baudouin
[C] Carl XVI Gustaf
[D] Juan Carlos I


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Daily General Knowledge Quiz - 30 April 2013

1. The Olympic games are held every 4 years. What is the interval for commonwealth games?
[Category: Sports GK]
[A] 5 Years
[B] 4 Years
[C] 3 Years
[D] 2 Years


2. In cricket world, which player is also known as punter?
[Category: Cricket GK]
[A] Ricky Ponting
[B] Shaun Pollard
[C] Chris Gayle
[D] Ian Botham


3. Ichthyology is the study of?
[Category: UPSC Exam GK]
[A] Skin
[B] Fish
[C] Birds
[D] Reptiles


4. Who is the author of the famous book "War and Peace"?
[Category: SSC Exams GK]
[A] Alexander Pushkin
[B] H J Slokhov
[C] Ruskin Bond
[D] Leo Tolstoy


5. The constitution of India has how many schedules?
[Category: Civil Services Exams GK]
[A] 5
[B] 8
[C] 12
[D] 20


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Learn English Vocabulary Daily Quiz - 30 April 2013

1. A feeling of annoyance at being hindered or criticized
[A]Chafe
[B]Annoy
[C]Frustration
[D]Gravel


2. Destroy the peace or tranquility of
[A]Affect
[B]Involve
[C]Pretend
[D]Disturb


3. Serving as an essential component
[A]Fundamental
[B]Basic
[C]Staple
[D]Secure


4. Important in effect or meaning
[A]Evidential
[B]Significant
[C]Evict
[D]Exclude


5. Knowledge acquired through study, experience or instruction
[A]Accusal
[B]Allegation
[C]Information
[D]Grievance


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Daily Logo Quiz Game with Answers - 30 April 2013

30 April 2013 Daily Quiz Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Emblems of Indian Authorities]
Hint:It is a governmental agency belonging to Government of India that jointly serves as a criminal investigation body.



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Monday, April 29, 2013

Online Latest Current Affairs QA Quiz - 29 April 2013

1. On 29th April 2013, which state launched a Krishi Card, a digital card which would be a gateway for farmers to avail benefits like subsidies and loans given by the state government?
[Category: UPSC Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Rajasthan
[B] Goa
[C] Haryana
[D] Bihar


2. Guinness Book of World records holder for his stunts died while performing a rope stunt over Teesta river at Sevoke on 28th April 2013. Can you name him?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Sailen Nath Roy
[B] Saradha Rai
[C] Sudipto Das
[D] Bankim Mukherjee


3. The 132-year-old Darjeeling Himalayan Railway (DHR), the country's only railway line which is a World Heritage Site, may be labelled as an "endangered site" by the Unesco, if nothing is done by India soon. Popularly known as the Toy Train, the DHR is a 78-km-long narrow guage line that connects New Jalpaiguri and Darjeeling in West Bengal. Built between 1879 and 1881, the line touches the maximum elevation of 2,200 metres, including Ghum, the highest railway station in India. The DHR received the World Heritage Site in which year?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] 1980
[B] 1990
[C] 1999
[D] 2003


4. On 29th April 2013, a fire broke out in a magazine store of the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO). The fire started at Proof and Experimental Establishment. In which facility of DRDO in India this fire broke out?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] New Delhi, Delhi
[B] Kanpur, UP
[C] Bangalore, Karnataka
[D] Chandipur, Odisha


5. Sania Mirza and Bethanie Mattek Sands pair loose in the final of the WTA Porsche Tennis Grand Prix on 28th April 2013. Who won the tournament?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Sabine Lisicki and Mona Barthel
[B] Sabine Lisicki and Liva Stypinski
[C] Gabriela Sloviski and Mona Barthel
[D] Venus Williams and Mona Barthelarthel


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Today's GK Quiz - 29 April 2013 General Knowledge Quiz

1. On 23rd April 2013, which tennis tournament announced that the prize money will be raised by 40% this year, marking the largest payout in tennis history?
[Category: Sports GK]
[A] French Open
[B] US Open
[C] Wimbledon
[D] Australian Open


2. Who is the author of famous poetry Gitanjali?
[Category: SSC Exams GK]
[A] Kazi Nazrul Islam
[B] Jayadeva
[C] Rabindranath Tagore
[D] Sukanta Bhattacharya


3. Which is the largest oil producing nation in Africa?
[Category: World GK]
[A] Togo
[B] Mali
[C] Nigeria
[D] Liberia


4. What is the capital of Pakistan?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Nicosia
[B] Islamabad
[C] Quito
[D] Kabul


5. Who is the current president of the Supreme Court Bar Association?
[Category: NLU GK]
[A] Ashoke Kumar Sen
[B] Kapil Sibal
[C] Ram Jethmalani
[D] M.N. Krishnamani


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Vocabulary Session for 29 April 2013

1. Make a sound like a liquid that is being poured from a bottle
[A]Burble
[B]Guggle
[C]Babble
[D]Ripple


2. A small wave on the surface of a liquid
[A]Flux
[B]Blend
[C]Ripple
[D]Conflate


3. Become different in some particular way
[A]Aerate
[B]Activate
[C]Trigger
[D]Alter


4. Suitable for a particular person, place or condition etc
[A]Appropriate
[B]Arrogate
[C]Claim
[D]Assertion


5. An unsuccessful ending to a struggle or contest
[A]Conclusion
[B]Defeat
[C]Finale
[D]Termination


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Daily Logo Quiz Game - 29 April 2013

29 April 2013 Daily Quiz Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Emblems of Indian Authorities]
Hint:It is the highest judicial forum and final court of appeal as established by Part V, Chapter IV of the Constitution of India.



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Sunday, April 28, 2013

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 28 April 2013

1. Jammu and Kashmir incumbent governor will be serving a second term in the state after President Pranab Mukherjee appointed him for the J&K Governor for next five years on Saturday, 27 April 2013. Can you name him?
[Category: UPSC Current Affairs]
[A] B N Malhotra
[B] Jagdambika Pal
[C] N N Vohra
[D] Kamla Beniwal


2. Which organisation/company started its Farmer’s Club Scheme in Kargil region of Jammu and Kashmir on 27 April 2013?
[Category: Civil Services Exam Current Affairs]
[A] ITC
[B] NABARD
[C] FCI
[D] Hindustan Unilever


3. Two months after the 2013 Italian parliamentary election was held, a new government in Italy has been formed on 27 April 2013. Who has been named as the new Prime Minister of Italy?
[Category: World Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Enrico Letta
[B] Laura Boldrini
[C] Piero Grasso
[D] Silvio Berlusconi


4. On 26 April 2013, a former Deputy Director-General of Doordarshan was awarded with the lifetime achievement award by the International Association of Women in Radio and Television (IAWRT). Can you name her?
[Category: MBA Entrance Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Usha Bhasin
[B] Deepa Chandra
[C] Sadhana Kumar
[D] Jai Chandiram


5. Which IT company has signed a multi-year Rs 344 crore value contract with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for the implementation of Airport Operations Control Centers (AOCC), in partnership with SITA, the global air transport IT and communication specialist on 27 April 2013?
[Category: MBA Entrance Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Infosys
[B] Wipro
[C] NIIT Technologies
[D] HCL Technologies


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Daily General Knowledge Quiz - 28 April 2013

1. Which state government bagged the Best State Award for ‘Citizen Security’ by IBN7 Diamond States on 24 December 2012?
[Category: India GK]
[A] Rajasthan
[B] Gujarat
[C] Delhi
[D] Bihar


2. What is Shauraseni?
[Category: Exams GK]
[A] Name of a tribe in Sikkim
[B] A dance form
[C] Language
[D] Local sport of Bhutan


3. Satkhandagama is the sacred text of which reliegion?
[Category: IAS Exam GK]
[A] Hinduism
[B] Jainism
[C] Buddhism
[D] Sikhism


4. In which game will you use the term 16 yards hit?
[Category: Sports GK]
[A] Hockey
[B] Football
[C] Badminton
[D] Lawn Tennis


5. The Moortidevi Award is related to which field?
[Category: Bank Exam GK]
[A] Sports
[B] Films
[C] Singing
[D] Literature


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Daily English Vocabulary Quiz - 28 April 2013

1. An explanation of the cause of some phenomenon
[A]Reason
[B]Entropy
[C]Randomness
[D]Cause


2. Make a mathematical calculation or computation
[A]Cipher
[B]Compute
[C]Figure
[D]Estimate


3. Remove, usually with some force or effort; also used in an abstract sense
[A]Concentrate
[B]Digest
[C]Extract
[D]Brook


4. Gain knowledge or skills
[A]Grow
[B]Arise
[C]Rebel
[D]Acquire


5. Receive into the mind and retain
[A]Imbibe
[B]Absorb
[C]Draw
[D]Depict


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Daily Logo Quiz - 28 April 2013

28 April 2013 Daily Quiz Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Emblems of Indian states]
Hint:This state has a per capita GDP above the national average.



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Saturday, April 27, 2013

27 April 2013 Current Affairs Quiz with Answers

1. A joint-venture between Bharti and SoftBank, BSB, announced on Thursday, 25 April 2013, that it has made a fresh investment of $7 million in its free messaging app, which acquired 5 million users in four months, after its launch on December 12 last year. Can you name the app?
[Category: MBA Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Hike
[B] Whatsapp
[C] fbMsg
[D] MsgApp


2. The House of Lords has voted twice on 26 April 2013 for legal protection to be given to the estimated 400,000 Dailts, so-called untouchables, who live in this country. Can you name the country?
[Category: UPSC Current Affairs]
[A] Germany
[B] Canada
[C] UK
[D] Thailand


3. K C Venugopal, Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Government of India, recently infomred in Rajya Sabha that to connect the remote hilly areas of North Eastern states in India, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) is developing airports at Daparizo in Arunachal Pradesh, Tura in Meghalaya and Kamalpur in Tripura for operation of which type of aircrafts?
[Category: Bank Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Boeing 767
[B] ATR 100
[C] Airbus 220
[D] ATR 42/ATR 72


4. Who has been appointed by Union Ministry of Home Affairs on 26 April 2013 as Union Home Secretary? (Hint: He is the first bureaucrat from Jammu and Kashmir to be appointed as Home Secretary )
[Category: Civil Services Exam Current Affairs]
[A] Anil Goswami
[B] R.K Singh
[C] B K Bartwal
[D] Shailendra Singh


5. An eight-day event is being organised by the German House for Research and Innovation, New Delhi and supported by the Andhra Pradesh Government was inaugurated on 26 April 2013 in Hyderabad. It involves a variety of programmes to showcase Indo-German collaboration in science and technology. What is the name of the event?
[Category: SSC Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Indo-German Excellence
[B] Excellence on Tour
[C] Indo-German Slam
[D] Excellence Bridged


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27 April 2013 General Knowledge Solved Quiz

1. Which Indian state has the largest number of regional languages?
[Category: IAS Exam GK]
[A] Arunachal Pradesh
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Madhya Pradesh
[D] Rajasthan


2. Which country has a plan to have a forest satellite by 2015?
[Category: UPSC Exam GK]
[A] India
[B] China
[C] Japan
[D] Germany


3. City of Golden Gates is the famous name of which of the following city in US?
[Category: Geography GK]
[A] Los Angeles
[B] San Francisco
[C] Chicago
[D] Miami


4. What is the capital of Oman?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Oslo
[B] Episkopi Cantonment
[C] Prague
[D] Muscat


5. By what name "The European Union (EU)" was known earlier?
[Category: IBPS Exam GK]
[A] The European Market
[B] The EconoEuro Market
[C] The Common Market
[D] The Euronomic Market


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English Synonyms Quiz - Vocabulary Quiz - 27 April 2013

1. Static
[A]Rejoicing
[B]One Who Studies Reptiles
[C]Unchanging; Lacking Development
[D]Boaster


2. Stringent
[A]Thicken; Congeal; Clot
[B]Blinding; Rigid
[C]Discharge; Give Forth
[D]Public Records; Place Where Public Records Are Kep


3. Subtlety
[A]Belittle
[B]Nicety; Cunning; Guile; Delicacy
[C]Very High
[D]Correspondence Of Parts; Harmonious Relationship


4. Supplicate
[A]Turn To Stone
[B]Not Essential; Minor
[C]Petition Humbly; Pray To Grant A Favor
[D]Justify; Authorize


5. Resonant
[A]Winding; Bending In And Out; Not Morally Honest
[B]Echoing; Resounding; Possessing Resonance
[C]Little Round Hill
[D]Whimsical; Visionary


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Daily Quiz Game - Logo Quiz - 27 April 2013

27 April 2013 Daily Quiz Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Emblems of Indian states]
Hint:It is the third-smallest among the 28 states in the country.



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Friday, April 26, 2013

April Current Affairs Questions with Answers - 26 April 2013

1. To prevent the huge cancellations after the booking process, the Indian Railways reduced the advanced booking period of the tickets from four months duration to how many months, with effect from 1 May 2013?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] 3 Months
[B] 2 Months
[C] 1 Month
[D] 15 Days


2. The world famous textile embroidery handicraft of Lucknow, Lucknow Zardozi became a full-fledged brand after being accorded with the Geographical Indication (GI) registration by Chennai-based Geographical Indication Registry. Lucknow Zardozi is primarily a very intricate needle handicraft work. Its registration has been secured by which organization?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Kalatmak Handicrafts Self Help Group Foundation, Lucknow
[B] Kalakari Handicrafts
[C] Chikandorzi Handicrafts Sellf Help Group
[D] Rashtriya Zardozi Grah Udyog, Lucknow


3. Asha Bhosale will be presented with which Award on 30 April 2013 for her contribution in the field of music for five decades?
[Category: Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Saraswatibai Phalke Award
[B] Phalke Icon Cine Artiste Award
[C] Phalke Ratna
[D] Phalke CineHasti


4. Actor-producer Kuljinder Sidhu and co-producer Dinesh Sood said on 26 April 2013 that the Supreme Court's decision to lift the ban on their movie had come as a big relief to the entire team. Can you name the movie?
[Category: Films Current Affairs]
[A] Viswaroopam
[B] Sadda Haq
[C] Aatank ke saye mein
[D] Mera Haq


5. Tata Technologies Ltd. on Friday, 26 April 2013, has agreed to acquire which U.S.-based engineering-services company for $32.5 million?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Rothschild Corp.
[B] Cambric Corp.
[C] Hershey Corp.
[D] Liverbric Corp.


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April 2013 General Knowledge Questions with Answers Quiz - 26 Apr 2013

1. Which Indian state is known as the land of five rivers?
[Category: Geography GK]
[A] Haryana
[B] Punjab
[C] Jammu and Kashmir
[D] Assam


2. Who is the founder of Facebook?
[Category: Business GK]
[A] Jerry Yang
[B] Larry Page
[C] Mark Zuckerberg
[D] Vinod Dham


3. Where is the headquarters of International Monetary Fund (IMF) located?
[Category: Bank Exams GK]
[A] Paris, France
[B] Washington, D.C., USA
[C] Geneva, Switzerland
[D] New York, USA


4. Ananas comosus is the Binomial name of which plant?
[Category: Botany GK]
[A] Apple
[B] Custard Apple
[C] Coconut
[D] Pineapple


5. Jaintia Hills are found in which Indian state?
[Category: Geography GK]
[A] Meghalaya
[B] Sikkim
[C] Uttarakhand
[D] Himachal Pradesh


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Daily Quiz on English Vocabulary - 26 Apr 2013

1. Scion
[A]Not Influenced By Emotions; Fair
[B]Messenger
[C]Very Unrefined; Grossly Insensible
[D]Offspring


2. Shackle
[A]Based On Experience
[B]Observable Facts; Subjects Of Scientific Investigation
[C]Watchfulness
[D]Chain; Fetter


3. Sirocco
[A]Spying
[B]Treat As Celebrity
[C]Settle A Dispute Through The Services Of An Outsider
[D]Warm, Sultry Wind Blown From Africa To Southern Europe


4. Solace
[A]Darken; Extinguish; Surpass
[B]Comfort In Trouble
[C]Fail Completely; Sink
[D]Similarity; Parallelism


5. Spawn
[A]Pithy, Compact Saying
[B]Speak Foolishly
[C]Wise Saying; Proverb
[D]Lay Eggs


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April 2013 Latest Quiz - Logo

26 April 2013 Daily Quiz Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Emblems of Indian states]
Hint:The name of the state means "The Abode of Clouds".



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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Online Current Affairs Daily 25 April 2013 Quiz

1. The government has extended the visa-on-arrival (VoA) facility for tourists at five more international airports on 24th April 2013, besides Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai. The third inter-ministerial coordination committee on tourism meeting took the decision that would cover the Goa, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kochi and _______________ airports.
[Category: Travel Industry Current Affairs]
[A] Pune
[B] Jalandhar
[C] Lucknow
[D] Thiruvananthapuram


2. On 24th April 2013, the Akhilesh Yadav government in UP has withdrawn charges against the alleged HuJI militant behind terror attacks in Uttar Pradesh in 2007. As many as 15 people were killed and about 60 others injured in serial blasts at three courts, at Lucknow, Varanasi and Faizabad, in November 2007. Earlier in May that year, six people were injured in a blast in Gorakhpur. Can you name this alleged HuJI militant?
[Category: Political Current Affairs]
[A] Tariq Qasmi
[B] Khalid Mujahid
[C] Mahmood Majid
[D] Tariq Anwar


3. Which company has launched Officejet Pro X500 series of printer on 24th April 2013, and which is recognised as the world's fastest desktop printer by Guinness World Records?
[Category: Technology Current Affairs]
[A] IBM
[B] HP
[C] Dell
[D] Samsung


4. Which real estate developer has partnered with Disney on 24th Apr 2013 for offering branded residences in its Fable Castle project in Golf Country at Yamuna Expressway, Greater Noida?
[Category: Industry Current Affairs]
[A] Unitech
[B] DLF
[C] Supertech
[D] Purva


5. Which Bollywood actress will be part of the Cannes Film Festival’s (Festival begins on May 15 and ends on May 26) prestigious international jury, presided over by the American director and producer, Steven Spielberg?
[Category: Entertainment News Current Affairs]
[A] Aishwarya Rai
[B] Sushmita Sen
[C] Sridevi
[D] Vidya Balan


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OnlineGK - April 2013 Daily GK Quiz - 25 Apr 2013

1. Which Bollywood actor made it to the TIME magazine's 100 Most Influential people in the world for year 2013?
[Category: Banking Exams GK]
[A] Amitabh Bachchan
[B] Aamir Khan
[C] Shahrukh Khan
[D] Salman Khan


2. The broken windows theory is a criminological theory. Who introduced this theory?
[Category: UPSC Exam GK]
[A] James Q. Wilson and George L. Kelling
[B] James Q. Wilson and Philip Zimbardo
[C] Philip Zimbardo and Catharine Coles
[D] Oscar Newman


3. Manas National Park or Manas Wildlife Sanctuary is a UNESCO Natural World Heritage site, a Project Tiger Reserve, an Elephant Reserve and a Biosphere Reserve. It is located in which Indian state?
[Category: SSC Exams GK]
[A] Uttarakhand
[B] Gujarat
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Assam


4. What is the capital of North Korea?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Bratislava
[B] Episkopi Cantonment
[C] Pyongyang
[D] Managua


5. Founded by the WHO during the 2007 World Health Assembly in May, which Day is observed on April 25 each year since 2007?
[Category: Important Days GK]
[A] World Cancer Day
[B] World Malaria Day
[C] World AIDS Day
[D] World Leprosy Day


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Improve Your Vocabulary Word Power - 25 April 2013

1. Winsome
[A]To Admit To The Rights Of Citizenship (Especially The Right To Vote)
[B]Agreeable; Gracious; Engaging
[C]Conclusion
[D]Not To Be Taken Away; Nontransferable


2. Yore
[A]Destroy Leaves
[B]Beggar
[C]Time-Past
[D]Face; Appearance


3. Retrospective
[A]Place Into A Case
[B]Substance Causing Vomiting
[C]Give Up Temporarily; Yield
[D]Looking Back On The Past


4. Rote
[A]New Or Newly Coined Word Or Phrase
[B]Deserving High Respect
[C]Repetition
[D]Roundness; Sonorousness Of Speech


5. Sanctimonious
[A]Unalterable
[B]Antiquated; Ancient
[C]Avoid
[D]Displaying Ostentatious Or Hypocritical Devoutness


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Daily Logo Game - 25 April 2013

25 April 2013 Daily Quiz Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Emblems of Indian states]
Hint:It is the state where the first oil resources of India had been found out.



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Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Daily Current Affairs Online April 2013 Quiz - 24 April 2013

1. Reliance Jio Infocomm made an international data connectivity deal with the Bharti Airtel on Monday, 23 April 2013 to use Bharti’s undersea submarine cable networks to provide data connectivity across Asia Pacific. What is the name of Bharti's undersea submarine cable network?
[Category: Corporate Current Affairs]
[A] i2i
[B] AirSea
[C] Seair
[D] a2a


2. On 23 April 2013, who was elected as the president of Editors Guild of India, an organisation of the editors of various magazines and newspapers of India?
[Category: SSC Exams Current Affairs]
[A] T.N. Ninan
[B] Prabhu Chawla
[C] G. Kasturi
[D] Narasimhan Ravi


3. Legendary singer Shamshad Begum, one of the first few playback singers of the Hindi film industry, died on 23 April 2013 in Mumbai. In year 2009 she was awarded O P Nayyar award for contribution to Hindi film music and also one of the civilian honour of India. Can you name which civilian honour was awarded to her in 2009?
[Category: Civil Services Exam Current Affairs]
[A] Bharat Ratna
[B] Padma Shri
[C] Padma Vibhushan
[D] Padma Bhushan


4. Which cricketer hit the fastest ever century in the history of cricket by reaching 100 in merely 30 balls during Royal Challengers Bangalore-Pune Warriors IPL match on 23 April 2013?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Yuvraj Singh
[B] Chris Gayle
[C] Brendon McCullum
[D] Shahid Afridi


5. On 23 April 2013, the Union Minister for Commerce, Industry and Textiles launched 21 New Textile Parks approved under Scheme for Integrated Textile Parks (SITP) making the total count of parks as 61. Who is the current Union Minister for Commerce, Industry and Textiles?
[Category: Bank Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Vayalar Ravi
[B] Kamalnath
[C] Anand Sharma
[D] Montek Singh Ahluwalia


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GK Today's Quiz - 24 April 2013 GK

1. In banking parlance what does IFSC means?
[Category: IBPS CWE GK]
[A] Indian Financial System Code
[B] Indian Functional System Code
[C] International Forex System Code
[D] Indian Forex System Code


2. Rene Frank Trophy is associated with which of the following sports?
[Category: Sports GK]
[A] Football
[B] Baseball
[C] Basketball
[D] Hockey


3. Which is the fastest animal on land?
[Category: Facts GK]
[A] Giraffe
[B] Ostrich
[C] Cheetah
[D] Lion


4. Who is the author of the book "Keep off the Grass"?
[Category: Literature GK]
[A] Shobha De
[B] Karan Bajaj
[C] Khushwant Singh
[D] R K Narayanan


5. Maharana Pratap was a Hindu Rajput ruler of which region in north-western India?
[Category: History GK]
[A] Mewar
[B] Bundelkhand
[C] Mysore
[D] Awadh


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MBA English Daily Preparation Quiz - 24 April 2013

1. Truncate
[A]Blame; Criticize
[B]Cut The Top Off
[C]Imposing; Impressive
[D]Not To Be Taken Away; Nontransferable


2. Venison
[A]Pride; Arrogance
[B]Spoil The Effect Of; Make Inoperative
[C]The Meat Of A Deer
[D]Unsatisfied; Not Soothed


3. Victuals
[A]Territory Enclosed Within An Alien Land
[B]Sameness Leading To Boredom
[C]Noble; Aristocratic
[D]Food


4. Vitreous
[A]Stuff Oneself
[B]Clash In Opinion; Rubbing Against
[C]Pertaining To Or Resembling Glass
[D]Form Of Literature In Which Irony; Sarcasm, And Ridicule Are Employed To Attack Vice And Folly


5. Warrant
[A]Endless
[B]Small Cavern
[C]Justify; Authorize
[D]Irritable; Easily Angered


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Daily Logo Quiz Game - 24 April 2013

24 April 2013 Daily Quiz Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Emblems of Indian states]
Hint:Known as "the land of kings", it is the largest state of the Republic of India by area.



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Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Online Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 23 April 2013

1. As announced on 23rd April 2013, which bank has launched a prepaid card "Smart Payout Card" targeted at students and blue collar employees?
[Category: Bank Current Affairs]
[A] Punjab National Bank
[B] UCO Bank
[C] State Bank of India
[D] Syndicate Bank


2. Which state government has taken the first step to appoint an all-women commando squad on streets of the state and launched the pilot project of Women Armed Special Protection Squads(WASPS) last week?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Haryana
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Punjab
[D] Kerala


3. Who has been on Monday, 22 April 2013, elected unopposed as the Bangladesh's new President?
[Category: World Political Current Affairs]
[A] Sheikh Hasina
[B] Abdul Hamid
[C] Kazi Rakibuddin Ahmad
[D] Zillur Rahman


4. The bank accounts of former Air Force chief and many others accused in the VVIP chopper scam have been frozen by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday 23rd April 2013. Name the former Air Force chief who has been charged with corruption and conspiracy by the CBI, which says he and his three cousins were bribed to swing a 12-helicopter contract in favour of Anglo-Italian defence firm AugustaWestland (AW)?
[Category: Corruption in India Current Affairs]
[A] Pradeep Vasant Naik
[B] Srinivasapuram Krishnaswamy
[C] Swaroop Kaul
[D] SP Tyagi


5. The former Chief Justice of India, who recently chaired the panel that came out with recommendations on improving women’s security, died on Monday, 22 April 2013 at the age of 80 Years. Can you name him?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] J.S. Verma
[B] Leila Seth
[C] Gopal Subramaniam
[D] J.S. Namburi


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GK - Daily General Knowledge Quiz - 23 April 2013

1. Daiichi Sankyo has taken over which of the following companies/corporations of Indian Base?
[Category: MBA GK]
[A] Ranbaxy
[B]Jet Airways
[C]Bhilai Steel Plant
[D]National Textiles Corporation


2. Internet was first launched in 1969 by which country?
[Category: Online GK]
[A] China
[B]USA
[C]Russia
[D]Japan


3. In which year did Raj Kapoor received Dadasaheb Phalke Award?
[Category: Filmy GK]
[A] 1980
[B] 1983
[C] 1987
[D] 1990


4. What is the capital of Nepal?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Windhoek
[B] The Valley
[C] Pyongyang
[D] Kathmandu


5. "Toward Freedom" is an autobiography of which Indian leader?
[Category: Modern History GK]
[A] Jawaharlal Nehru
[B] Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
[C] Mahatma Gandhi
[D] Lal Bahadur Shastri


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English Synonyms Vocabulary Online Quiz - 23 April 2013

1. Synthetic
[A]Word For Word
[B]Resulting In Unexpected And Contrary Manner
[C]Artificial; Resulting From Synthesis
[D]Pacify; Soothe


2. Tawdry
[A]Denial Of Traditional Values; Absolute Skepticism
[B]Sharpen
[C]Cheap And Gaudy
[D]Swagger; Assumed Air Of Defiance


3. Terrapin
[A]Inclined To Cruelty
[B]Not Noticing; Disregarding
[C]Disgraceful
[D]American Marsh Tortoise


4. Toady
[A]Kindly; Doing Good
[B]Lover Of Luxury
[C]Flatter Of Favors
[D]Reconciliation


5. Transparent
[A]Flowing, Running
[B]Permitting Light To Pass Through Freely; Easily Detected
[C]Pledge Of Good Faith Especially In Betrothal
[D]Substitute


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Daily Logo Quiz Game - 23 April 2013

23 April 2013 Daily Quiz Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Emblems of Indian states]
Hint:The islands form the smallest Union Territory of India.



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Monday, April 22, 2013

22 April 2013 Current Affairs Quiz

1. World renowned mathematical wizard and astrologer Shakuntala Devi, also known as the 'human computer', passed away on 22nd April 2013. In which year she made it to Guinness records by giving result of multiplication of two 13-digit numbers in 28 seconds flat which was faster than the computer at that time?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] 1977
[B] 1978
[C] 1979
[D] 1980


2. The world's first smartphone for blind people, which converts all text into Braille patterns, will be launched soon by an Indian startup. This product is based on an innovative 'touch screen' which is capable of elevating and depressing the contents it receives to transform them into 'touchable' patterns. Can you name the innovator, who created the world's first Braille smartphone?
[Category: MBA Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Sumit Dagar
[B] Ravi Rajvanshi
[C] Sachin Suri
[D] Ashwani Bhola


3. Who has been appointed as the Vice-Chairman of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), one of the world's oldest global business organisations and hence becomes the third business person from India in the history of ICC to be appointed on the ICC Executive Board?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Adi Godrej
[B] Ratan Tata
[C] Sunil Bharti Mittal
[D] Mukesh Ambani


4. Who won the men's and women's races, respectively, at the London Marathon on 21st April 2013?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Emmanuel Mutai and Priscah Jeptoo
[B] Tsegaye Kebede and Priscah Jeptoo
[C] Ayele Abshero and Edna Kiplagat
[D] Emmanuel Mutai and Yukiko Akaba


5. Today on 22 April 2013, the world is observing the International Mother Earth Day with an aim of spreading awareness to protect earth’s environment. What is the theme selected for 2013 for this day?
[Category: Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Face of Climate Change
[B] Go Green
[C] Go Ecogreen
[D] Climate Green


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22 Apr 2013 GK Quiz Updates

1. CAPART (Council of Advancement of People's Actions in Rural Technology)has been set up to provide knowledge to the farmers of India for how to use recent technology of farming.Its headquarter is located in?
[Category: Technology GK]
[A] Chennai
[B]Mumbai
[C]Kolkata
[D]New Delhi


2. Who is the founder of BJP(Bhartiya Janta Party)earlier known as Bhartiya Jana Sangh(BJS)?
[Category: Politics GK]
[A] Shyama Prasad Mukherjee
[B]RS Yadav
[C]Atal Bihari Vajpayee
[D]Lal Krishna Adwani


3. Which of the following States has become the first state in India to offer a Govt job to a HIV positive candidate?
[Category: Politics GK]
[A] Maharashtra
[B]Kerala
[C]Utter Pradesh
[D]Andhra Pradesh


4. The next Non Aligned Movement 2015 is going to be held in ?
[Category: political GK]
[A] Egypt
[B]Iran
[C]Caracas
[D]Malaysia


5. As we all know Cash Reserve Ratio(CRR)is the percentage of the deposit banks keep in reserve with them.This ratio is also known as?
[Category: Banking GK]
[A] Statutory Liquidity Ratio
[B]Reversee Repo Rate
[C]Repo Rate
[D]Cash Asset Ratio


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22 Apr 2013 English Vocabulary Daily Quiz

1. The act of sprinkling or splashing water
[A]Economy
[B]Sparge
[C]Pour
[D]Plan


2. The highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development
[A]Avoid
[B]Scheme
[C]Pinnacle
[D]Dodge


3. A soft thin (usually translucent) paper
[A]Fudge
[B]Wangle
[C]Trust
[D]Tissue


4. An automaton that resembles a human being
[A]Alien
[B]Operator
[C]Android
[D]Machine


5. Used in some especially older classifications; coextensive with the family Anatidae
[A]Conviction
[B]Coexistence
[C]Enthusiasm
[D]Anseres


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22 Apr 2013 - Daily Logo Game

22 April 2013 Daily Quiz Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Emblems of Indian states]
Hint:It is a city and union territory in India that serves as the capital of two states.



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Sunday, April 21, 2013

20-21 April 2013 Current Affairs Quiz

1. Which State Government on 20 April 2013 implemented the Right to Public Service Act 2012 in the state?
[Category: Political Current Affairs]
[A] Karnataka
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Tamilnadu
[D] Assam


2. The world’s oldest living person celebrated his 116th birthday on Friday, 19 April 2013, with congratulations from around the world. He was named the world’s oldest person by Guinness World Records in December 2012. Can you name him?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Jiroemon Kimura
[B] Yasushi Nakayama
[C] Misao Okawa
[D] Jeanne Louise Calment


3. The US aviation regulator FAA on 20 April 2013 approved resumption of normal air service of Air India's Dreamliner aircraft, operations by mid-May 2013. What does FAA stands for?
[Category: Corporate News Current Affairs]
[A] Flying Aviation Administration
[B] Federal Airlines Administration
[C] Federal Aviation Administration
[D] Federal Aviation Airlines


4. Federal Space Agency Roscosmos, Russia has launched the world’s only returnable satellite on 20 April 2013. Can you name it?
[Category: Science and Technology Current Affairs]
[A] Sputnik-IX
[B] Bion-M1
[C] Econ-N1
[D] Soyuz-M1


5. Which country is the largest recipient of remittances in the world, receiving 69 billion US Dollars in 2012, according to the latest edition of the World Bank’s Migration and Development Brief released on 20 April 2013?
[Category: Civil Services Exam Current Affairs]
[A] China
[B] Pakistan
[C] India
[D] Phillipines


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21 April 2013 General Knowledge Quiz

1. Which of the following company is the manufacturer of Steel?
[Category: Business GK]
[A] NALCO
[B] HINDALCO
[C] BALCO
[D] SAIL


2. Which Indian Company firstly listed in US Market Dow Jones?
[Category: Industry GK]
[A] Reliance
[B] Wipro
[C] Infosys
[D] HDFC Bank


3. Can you name the founder of NSE(National Stock Exchange), who died recently in 2012?
[Category: Economy GK]
[A] UK Sinha
[B] RH Patil
[C] Ravi Narain
[D] KRS Murthy


4. What is the capital of Myanmar (Burma)?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Windhoek
[B] Naypyidaw
[C] Accra
[D] Kabul


5. Who is the chairman of TRAI(Telecom Regulatory Authority of India)?
[Category: Bank Exam GK]
[A] D.K.Malhotra
[B]P.Chandran
[C]Rahul Kumar
[D]U.K. Sinha


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21 April 2013 Daily Quiz on English Vocabulary

1. Exercising influence or control
[A]Dominant
[B]Detected
[C]Affect
[D]Trammels


2. Most frequent or very common
[A]Show
[B]Rife
[C]Strange
[D]Achromatic


3. Have and bring to mind a memory of something; bring back knowledge from memory
[A]Reproductive Organ
[B]Goal
[C]Retrieve
[D]Cuttle


4. A barrier that serves to enclose an area
[A]Character
[B]Arson
[C]Fiction
[D]Fence


5. A discussion in which reasons are advanced for and against some proposition or proposal
[A]Debate
[B]Inflict
[C]Alter
[D]Decapod


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21 April 2013 - Daily Quiz Logo Game

21 April 2013 Daily Quiz Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Emblems of Indian states]
Hint:It is often referred to as the "Land of the Gods" due to the many holy Hindu temples and pilgrimage centres found throughout the state.



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Saturday, April 20, 2013

Daily GK April 2013 Quiz - 20 April 2013

1. What does refer to a voluminous body of literature native to India concerning the previous births of the Bodhisattva?
[Category: Ancient History GK]
[A] Theravada
[B] Jataka tales
[C] Panchatantra
[D] Buddha Reincarnation


2. Where is the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) located in India?
[Category: Educational GK]
[A] Kochi
[B] Mumbai
[C] Chennai
[D] Kolkata


3. Barabati Fort is a 14th century fort built by the Ganga dynasty in which Indian state?
[Category: History GK]
[A] Rajasthan
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Maharashtra
[D] Odisha


4. Who was the father of Aurangzeb, the sixth Mughal Emperor?
[Category: History GK]
[A] Shah Jahan
[B] Akbar
[C] Bahadur Shah Zafar
[D] Jahangir


5. Calligraphy is related to which of the following?
[Category: General Knowledge GK]
[A] Animal Behaviour
[B] Writing
[C] Singing
[D] Dancing


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English Vocabulary Improvement Quiz - 20 April 2013

1. Having the skills and qualifications to do things well
[A]Endure
[B]Resolution
[C]Hastened
[D]Capable


2. An attitude of mind especially one that favors one alternative over others
[A]Inclination
[B]Improvement
[C]Defy
[D]Curling


3. Someone who pays rent to use land or a building or a car that is owned by someone else
[A]Trammels
[B]Tenant
[C]Quantity
[D]Elicit


4. A state of irritation or annoyance
[A]Worse
[B]Refract
[C]Huff
[D]Growth


5. The quality of a color as determined by its dominant wavelength
[A]Scattered
[B]Fiction
[C]Fiction
[D]Hue


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Daily Logo Game Quiz - 20 April 2013

20 April 2013 Daily Quiz Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Emblems of Indian states]
Hint:It was created on 1 April 1937 as the United Provinces with the passing of the States Reorganisation Act and renamed to current name in 1950.



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Friday, April 19, 2013

Current Affairs Today's Online Quiz - 19 April 2013

1. JPC investigating the 2G spectrum scam has put down the blame on former telecom minister A Raja while giving clean chit to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Finance Minister P Chidambaram on 18 April 2013. As per the leaked draft report of the committee, "Raja had tweaked the rules to award mobile permits to a few chosen companies, and that the prime minister and finance minister were not informed about the changes". What does JPC stands for?
[Category: Political Current Affairs]
[A] Joint Probe Committee
[B] Joint Primary Committee
[C] Joint Parliamentary Committee
[D] Joint Party Committee


2. Former Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf was arrested on Friday, 19 April 2013, in a case relating to the imposition of emergency rule in 2007 and was presented before a magistrate, becoming the _____________ former army chief to face such action.
[Category: Foreign Politics Current Affairs]
[A] First
[B] Second
[C] Third
[D] Fourth


3. What is the name of the close aide of underworld don Dawood Ibrahim, who is wanted in India in connection with two bomb attacks in Gujarat in 1993, and has lost his appeal in a UK High Court against extradition to India on 18th Apr 2013?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Abu Salem
[B] Tiger Hanif
[C] Chota Rajan
[D] Tiger Menon


4. Union cabinet on Thursday, 18 April 2013, granted the dearness allowance (DA) hike of eight per cent to the Central government employees in view of the increase in the consumer price index (CPI) for the industrial workers. The hike has been granted over the existing rate of ______ percent.
[Category: Bank Current Affairs]
[A] 50
[B] 64
[C] 69
[D] 72


5. The lone convicted accused in the 2010 Pune German Bakery bombing that killed 17 people and wounded 58, was on Thursday sentenced to death for murder and criminal conspiracy by the sessions court, which termed his crime as “rarest of rare”. What is the name of the convict?
[Category: India Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Kayanath Shaikh
[B] Munnavar Sayed
[C] Mirza Himayat Baig
[D] Hafeez Sayeed


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GK Today's Online Quiz - 19 April 2013

1. Valley of Flowers National Park is an Indian national park, located at a height in West Himalaya. In which state it is located?
[Category: Geography GK]
[A] Himachal Pradesh
[B] Jammu and Kashmir
[C] Uttarakhand
[D] Sikkim


2. Who was the first head of the civil service of Independent India?
[Category: Civil Services GK]
[A] Y. N. Sukthankar
[B] N. R. Pillai
[C] M. K. Vellodi
[D] Vishnu Sahay


3. What is the full form of TRAI?
[Category: Business GK]
[A] Taxation Regulatory Authority of India
[B] Testing Regulatory Authority of India
[C] Tax Revenue Authority of India
[D] Telecom Regulatory Authority of India


4. What is the capital of Mongolia?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Ulaanbaatar
[B] Yerevan
[C] Amman
[D] Bridgetown


5. Where is the head office of UNESCO located?
[Category: World GK]
[A] Paris, France
[B] Geneva, Switzerland
[C] New York, USA
[D] Washington DC, USA


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Daily Vocabulary Quiz Session - 19 April 2013

1. Knowing and perceiving; having awareness of surroundings and sensations and thoughts
[A]Spatial
[B]Aura
[C]Conscious
[D]Mystique


2. Combining clever conception and facetious expression
[A]Myth
[B]Destruction
[C]Violation
[D]Witty


3. Cleverly amusing in tone
[A]Facetious
[B]Felony
[C]Choler
[D]Acquire


4. A distinct feature or element in a problem
[A]Concrete
[B]Facet
[C]Perceived
[D]Diddle


5. A concave shape whose distinguishing characteristic is that the concavity faces downward
[A]Metaphorical
[B]Native
[C]Dome
[D]Description


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Daily Logo Quiz - 19 April 2013

19 April 2013 Daily Quiz Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Emblems of Indian states]
Hint:It is the eleventh largest state in India by area and the seventh most populous state.



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Thursday, April 18, 2013

Current Affairs Today's Quiz - 18 April 2013

1. The Supreme Court on Thursday, 18 Apr 2013, cancelled all leases for iron ore extraction in 49 mines of which category in Bellary, Tumkur and Chitradurga districts of Karnataka?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Category A
[B] Category B
[C] Category C
[D] Category D


2. A deadly explosion and fire occurred on April 17, 2013 at a fertilizer plant in a small Texas town in USA. In which company's plant this industrial disaster happened?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] West Fertilizer Company
[B] Nixon Nitration Works
[C] ConocoPhillips
[D] DuPont


3. Which country's Parliament legalizes same sex marriage on 17 April 2013?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] Australia
[B] Italy
[C] Spain
[D] New Zealand


4. Can you name one of the renowned Telugu writer and novelist, who won the prestigious Jnanpith Award for year 2012 for his famous book 'Pakudu Rallu' on 17 April 2013?
[Category: UPSC Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Tripuraneni Ramaswamy
[B] Dr. Ravuri Bharadwaja
[C] Subbanna Madhira Deekshitulu
[D] Vasireddy Seethadevi


5. Which company has informed the government on 17 April 2013 that it will surrender all airwaves beyond the 2.5 MHz limit in 15 regions, with the exception of Delhi and Mumbai, where it will retain 3.75 MHz by paying the surcharge?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Tata Teleservices
[B] Reliance
[C] Bharti Airtel
[D] Uninor


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Online GK April 2013 General Knowledge Quiz - 18 Apr 2013

1. What are Panthi, Rawat Nacha, Karma, Pandwani, Chaitra, Kaksar, Saila and Soowa?
[Category: India GK]
[A] Tribes in Chattisgarh
[B] Dance styles of Chhattisgarh
[C] Mountains in Chattisgarh
[D] Rivers in Chattisgarh


2. Who is considered as "Father of the Indian Space Programme"?
[Category: Exams GK]
[A] Vikram Sarabhai
[B] Satish Dhawan
[C] APJ Abdul Kalam
[D] Homi J Bhabha


3. Jessore Sloth Bear Sanctuary is located in which state?
[Category: Geography GK]
[A] Rajasthan
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Gujarat
[D] Karnataka


4. European Space Agency (ESA) has 20 member states. Where is its headquarters located?
[Category: World GK]
[A] London, UK
[B] Berlin, Germany
[C] Rome, Italy
[D] Paris, France


5. Who is the only tribal leader whose portrait hangs in the Central Hall of Indian Parliament?
[Category: Indian History GK]
[A] Birsa Munda
[B] Karmi Hatu
[C] Pasna Munda
[D] Daskir


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English Synonyms Vocabulary Quiz - 18 April 2013

1. Expressing one thing in terms normally denoting another
[A]Fiction
[B]Elicit
[C]Metaphorical
[D]Endure


2. A person born in a particular place or country
[A]Detected
[B]Quantity
[C]Curling
[D]Native


3. A statement that represents something in words
[A]Description
[B]Endure
[C]Spiral
[D]Distort


4. Becoming aware of something via the senses
[A]Perception
[B]Spout
[C]Cosmos
[D]Impetus


5. An unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
[A]Upcoming
[B]Aesthesis
[C]Evil
[D]Direction


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Daily Logo Quiz - 18 April 2013

18 April 2013 Daily Quiz Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Emblems of Indian states]
Hint:It is the least populous state in India.



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Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Daily Current Affairs for 17 April 2013 Quiz

1. On 17th April 2013 a blast occurred in Bangalore near BJP office. It was triggered by an improvised explosive device (IED) and it is suspected that Indian Mujahideen may be involved in thsi blast. A National Investigation Agency team has arrived from Delhi to investigate the matter. A NSG team is also left for Bangalore to aid the police. What does NSG means?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] National Society Guard
[B] National Security Guard
[C] National Search Guard
[D] National Sainik Guard


2. An extraordinary 34-carat diamond from the mines of Golconda in South India, once owned by the last Nizam of Hyderabad, has sold for a record $39 million at an auction at Christie’s New York on 16 April 2013. What is the name of this diamond?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Princie
[B] Wittelsbach
[C] Pinki
[D] Kohinoor


3. Danone Foods & Beverages India, which sells various products in the India, including flavoured yoghurts and milk, has signed which Bollywood actor as its brand ambassador on 17 April 2013?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Kajol
[B] Juhi Chawla
[C] Priyanka Chopra
[D] Karisma Kapoor


4. Japanese auto giant Honda on 17 April 2013 launched a new motorcycle in India priced at Rs 43,150, making it the company's cheapest two-wheeler in the country. What is the name of the bike?
[Category: Auto Current Affairs]
[A] Dio
[B] Honda ACR
[C] Dream Neo
[D] Dream Yuga


5. The Special Investigation Team probing the 2002 riots will move the Gujarat High Court seeking death for former Gujarat Women and Child Development Minister Maya Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya massacre case. The approval for this was given by the legal department of the Gujarat government on 17 April 2013. The SIT also wants death for Bajrang Dal leader __________________and eight others convicted.
[Category: Political Current Affairs]
[A] Babu Jagnani
[B] Hiren Pandya
[C] Shakti Samant
[D] Babu Bajrangi


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Daily GK Quiz - 17 April 2013

1. Who has been elected as the Chairman of Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on 11th April 2013?
[Category: Politics GK]
[A] Kapil Sibbal
[B]PJ Kurien
[C]Pranab Mukherjee
[D]Manmohan Singh


2. Which of the following is a postal service by India post?
[Category: Indian GK]
[A] Network Express
[B] ExpressCourier
[C] World Net Express
[D] World Express


3. Pfizer is an American multinational corporation headquartered in New York City. Which line of business Pfizer is in?
[Category: Business GK]
[A] FMCG
[B] Logistics
[C] Petroleum Products
[D] Pharmaceutical


4. What is the capital of Maldives?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Nuuk
[B] Male
[C] Managua
[D] San Salvador


5. What is the full form of ESPN?
[Category: Sports GK]
[A] Entertainment and Sports Programming Network
[B] Edutainment and Sports Prime Network
[C] Entertainment and Sports Primary Network
[D] Entertainment Series Programming Network


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English Synonyms Words List Quiz - 17 April 2013

1. A strong emotion; a feeling that is oriented toward some real or supposed grievance
[A]Fiction
[B]Choler
[C]Character
[D]Impact


2. Come into the possession of something concrete or abstract
[A]Affect
[B]Coiffures
[C]Acquire
[D]Noticeable


3. Capable of being perceived by the senses; not abstract or imaginary
[A]Allow
[B]Defy
[C]Resist
[D]Concrete


4. Detected by instinct or inference rather than by recognized perceptual cues
[A]Perceived
[B]Distort
[C]Twine
[D]Elicit


5. Manipulate manually or in one's mind or imagination
[A]Alter
[B]Diddle
[C]Insist
[D]Quantity


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Daily Logo Game - 17 Apr 2013

17 April 2013 Daily Quiz Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Emblems of Indian states]
Hint:The Greeks referred to this state as Pentapotamia, an inland delta of five converging rivers.



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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Today's Current Affairs Quiz - 16 April 2013

1. A strong earthquake rocked large parts of north India, including the national capital and its adjoining areas on Tuesday, 16 April 2013. Tremors were felt in Punjab, Haryana, Gujarat, Chandigarh. The epicentre of the quake was the Pakistan-Iran border and it measured ________ on the Richter scale.
[Category: Breaking News Current Affairs]
[A] 6.2
[B] 6.9
[C] 7.3
[D] 7.8


2. According to the latest data released by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on 16 Apr 2013, the foreign investments into Indian markets through P-Notes, a preferred route for HNIs and hedge funds, rose moderately to Rs 1.64 lakh crore (over USD 30 billion) in February. What does P-Notes means?
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] Participatory-Notes
[B] Paper-Notes
[C] Principle-Notes
[D] Proxy-Notes


3. In a first of its kind scheme to reach out and help lakhs of its troops, country’s second largest paramilitary force has decided to observe 2013 as the Year of the Jawan. Can you name the paramilitary force?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Central Reserve Police Force
[B] Border Security Force
[C] Indian Coast Guard
[D] Assam Rifles


4. The Kama Sutra has been sexed up for the 21st century with an app that enables couples to study its erotic poses in 3D. State-of-the-art technology transforms the historic manual's illustrations into holograms that pop up in front of a smartphone or tablet. Each image can be seen from all angles, meaning users are offered a complete view of the guide's sexual diagrams. What is the name of the free app that was launched on 15 Apr 2013?
[Category: Mobile Current Affairs]
[A] Kamachitra
[B] Kama Xtra
[C] Kama Xcitra
[D] Kama sutra 3D


5. As announced on 16 Apr 2013, gas utility firm GAIL India Ltd plans to sell part of its 4.6 percent stake in Hong Kong-listed gas distribution firm in which GAIL made a strategic investment of Rs 137 crore by acquiring 210 million shares in 2005. Can you name the company where GAIL is divesting its equity?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Hongkong Gas Holdings
[B] Taiwan Gas Holdings
[C] China Gas Holdings
[D] RAS Gas Holdings


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GK Today's Quiz - 16 April 2013

1. Where is Common Wealth Games 2014 going to be held?
[Category: Sports GK]
[A] Geneva
[B]Beijing
[C]Glasgow
[D]Mascot


2. Which country is at top in production of Silk in the World?
[Category: World Business GK]
[A] South Korea
[B]Japan
[C]India
[D]China


3. First Share Market in India was established in which of the following cities?
[Category: Stock Market GK]
[A] Mumbai
[B]Delhi
[C]Chennai
[D]Kolkata


4. Who has recently taken charge of RBI Deputy Governor on Jan,2013?
[Category: Bank GK]
[A] Subit Gokarn
[B]Urjit Patel
[C]C.Rangarajan
[D]C.Chidambaram


5. Which legendary actor is awarded with the Bollywood's Honour Dada Saheb Phalke Award for 2013?
[Category: Entertainment GK]
[A] Pran Krishan Sikand
[B]Manoj Kumar
[C]Dileep Kumar
[D]Randhir Kapoor


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Daily Vocabulary new Updated Quiz - 16 April 2013

1. An aura of heightened value or interest or meaning surrounding a person or thing
[A]Mystique
[B]Distributed
[C]Honor
[D]Growth


2. A traditional story accepted as history; serves to explain the world view of a people
[A]Hastened
[B]Myth
[C]Unusual
[D]Event


3. The termination of something by causing so much damage to it that it cannot be repaired or no longer exists
[A]Strange
[B]Crab
[C]Destruction
[D]Search


4. An act that disregards an agreement or a right
[A]Intend
[B]Resolution
[C]Show
[D]Violation


5. A serious crime (such as murder or arson)
[A]Felony
[B]Improvement
[C]Goal
[D]Character


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Daily Logo Quiz - 16 April 2013

16 April 2013 Daily Quiz Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Emblems of Indian states]
Hint:1 April is therefore celebrated as Utkala Dibasa is this state.



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Monday, April 15, 2013

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 15 April 2013

1. The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad high court on Monday, 15 April 2013, scrapped a notification by the UP government on July 1, 2010, to create ________ district by carving out five tehsils from Sultanpur district, saying the creation of the district was illegal because census proceedings were then underway in UP.
[Category: States Current Affairs]
[A] Amethi
[B] Raibareli
[C] JP Nagar
[D] Shahu Ji Maharaj Nagar


2. The Supreme Court on Monday, 15 April 2013, allowed the translocation of Asiatic lions from Gujarat’s Gir forest to Kuno sanctuary. Where is the Kuno sanctuary located?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Uttarakhand
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Bihar
[D] Maharashtra


3. The birth of the which mathematician has been celebrated by Google with the publishing of an interactive Google doodle on 15 April 2013?
[Category: Internet Current Affairs]
[A] Pythogorus
[B] Aryabhatt
[C] Leonhard Euler
[D] Fibonaccii


4. What is the name adopted by the Assembly on Monday, 15 Apr 2013, after a unanimous resolution demanding that the new domestic terminal at the Chennai airport be named after former Chief Minister?
[Category: State Politics Current Affairs]
[A] Kurma Venkata Reddy Naidu
[B] P. T. Rajan
[C] C. N. Annadurai
[D] M.G. Ramachandran


5. What is the name of the 300-acre theme park from media and entertainment firm Adlabs, opened for the public on Monday, 15 Apr 2013?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Adlabs Wonderland
[B] Adlabs Dreamland
[C] Adlabs Imagica
[D] Adlabs Magic


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Daily General Knowledge Quiz - 15 April 2013

1. Ritcher Scale' is used to measure which of the following?
[Category: Technology GK]
[A] Intensity of Tsunami Waves
[B]Density of Salt in Sea Water
[C]Intensity of Earthquake
[D]Flow of Electric Current


2. What does VAT stands for?
[Category: Business GK]
[A] Virtual Assessment Technique
[B]Virtual Action Tasks
[C]Value And Tax
[D]Value Added Tax


3. Which is true about OPEC group of countries?
[Category: Economy GK]
[A] Exporting Oil
[B]Producing Cotton
[C]Nuclear Power
[D]rich and developed


4. What is the capital of Malaysia?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Yerevan
[B] Berlin
[C] Kuala Lumpur
[D] Paramaribo


5. Which of the following metals is used for generation of Nuclear Energy by most of the Nuclear Power plants?
[Category: Physics GK]
[A] Platinum
[B]Uranium
[C]Zinc
[D]Nickel


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Daily Vocabulary Quiz - 15 April 2013

1. The quality of being morally wrong in principle or practice
[A]Injury
[B]Scattered
[C]Confused
[D]Evil


2. Of the relatively near future
[A]Upcoming
[B]Reproductive Organ
[C]Productivity
[D]Fertility


3. The spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
[A]Crisis
[B]Direction
[C]Decapod
[D]Cuttle


4. Pertaining to, involving or having the nature of space
[A]Productivity
[B]Refract
[C]Spatial
[D]Decisive


5. A distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing
[A]Happening
[B]Propagating
[C]Arson
[D]Aura


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Daily Logo Quiz - 15 April 2013

15 April 2013 Daily Quiz Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Emblems of Indian states]
Hint:It is the 16th state of the Indian Union and was established on 1 December 1963.



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Sunday, April 14, 2013

Daily Current Affairs Quiz - 14 April 2013

1. Which country will host 2014 Asia Cup?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] India
[B] Sri Lanka
[C] Bangladesh
[D] Pakistan


2. One of the earliest takeover king and founder of RPG group Rama Prasad Goenka passed away on Sunday, 14 April 2013. Which of the following company was not acquired by RPG?
[Category: Business World Current Affairs]
[A] Ceat Tyres
[B] BPL
[C] KEC
[D] Searle India


3. National People's Party (NPP) Chief P A Sangma formally launched his party today on 14th April 2013 in which state?
[Category: Political Current Affairs]
[A] Chhattisgarh
[B] Odisha
[C] Karnataka
[D] Delhi


4. President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today led the nation in paying homage to Babsaheb Ambedkar on his _________birth anniversary.
[Category: Politics Current Affairs]
[A] 120
[B] 121
[C] 122
[D] 123


5. Beijing Tamil Sangamam was formed on Tamil New Year’s day at a get together in Beijing and it is the second association of Beijing-based Indians. Can you name the first association?
[Category: Regional Current Affairs]
[A] Beijing Punjabi Association
[B] Beijing Bengali Association
[C] Beijing Oriya Association
[D] Beijing Malayalee Association


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GK for Today Latest 14 April 2013 GK Quiz

1. Which company has the tagline "Connecting India"?
[Category: Business GK]
[A] MTNL
[B] BSNL
[C] Airtel
[D] Docomo


2. Who is called the "Maker of Modern India"?
[Category: India GK]
[A] Jawahar Lal Nehru
[B] Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel
[C] Raja Ram Mohan Roy
[D] Swami Vivekananda


3. Who is the author of "Johnny gone Down"?
[Category: Literature GK]
[A] Khushwant Singh
[B] Chetan Bhagat
[C] Shobha De
[D] Karan Bajaj


4. Which of the following company was the first company to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange?
[Category: World GK]
[A] Bank of New York
[B] Bank of America
[C] Ford
[D] General Electric


5. Reva is a car model from which company?
[Category: Auto GK]
[A] Tata
[B] Maruti
[C] Mahindra
[D] Honda


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