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Friday, May 31, 2013

Daily GK Quiz for Various Exams - 31 May 2013

1. Which of the following river does not flow from Haryana?
[Category: Geography GK]
[A] Ghaggar
[B] Markanda
[C] Yamuna
[D] Saryu

2. World Health Day is celebrated every year on which date under the sponsorship of the World Health Organization (WHO)?
[Category: Banking Exams GK]
[A] 7 March
[B] 7 April
[C] 7 May
[D] 7 June

3. "Quanto" is the car model from which automobile manufacturer?
[Category: MBA GK]
[A] Ford
[B] Hyundai
[C] Honda
[D] Mahindra

4. What is the capital of Yemen?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Kabul
[B] Taipei
[C] Sanaa
[D] Belgrade

5. Which of the following film was not directed by Hrishikesh Mukherjee?
[Category: Films GK]
[A] Anand
[B] Abhimaan
[C] Chupke Chupke
[D] Ziddi


Vocabulary Improvement Daily Quiz - 31 May 2013

1. Diffidence
[A]Showy; Pretentious
[D]Offensive Or Insulting Treatment

2. Discomfit
[A]Flavored Dessert Ice
[B]Put To Rout; Defeat; Disconcert
[C]Foolish; Inane

3. Disparage
[C]Slanted; Prejudiced
[D]Union; Coalition

4. Diverge
[A]Effort; Expenditure Of Much Physical Work
[B]Foul Smelling; Unwholesome
[C]Religious Devotion; Godliness
[D]Vary; Go In Different Directions From The Same Point

5. Domineer
[B]Rule Over Tyrannically
[C]State Of Being Inappropriate
[D]Goodness; Moral Excellence; Good Quality


Daily Quiz Questions Answers | 31 May 2013 | Logo Quiz

31 May 2013 Identify the Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Logo of Indian Companies and Brands]
Hint:It is India's biggest cement company and India’s largest exporter of cement clinker based in Mumbai, India.


Thursday, May 30, 2013

30 May 2013 Daily Current Affairs Quiz

1. Rituparno Ghosh, Indian Bengali film director, died on 30 May 2013 in Kolkata after suffering a massive heart attack. In his career he won he won 12 national awards. Which one was his debut film?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Hirer Angti
[B] Unishe April
[C] Raincoat
[D] Dahan

2. Which Indian was named as one of the six winners of the UNESCO's Young Scientist Awards for 2013 announced on 30 May 2013?
[Category: Bank Current Affairs]
[A] Nanda Devi
[B] Atieh Kazemi
[C] Shaurya Batra
[D] Bilal Habib

3. The Foreign Minister of this country, Bruno Rodriguez Parrilla, came to India from 25 May 2013 to 27 May 2013 on an official visit. He is Foreign Minister of which country?
[Category: UPSC Current Affairs]
[A] Japan
[B] Argentina
[C] Cuba
[D] Italy

4. Where is the seventh edition of the annual Regional Pravasi Bharatiya Divas planned to be held in November 2013?
[Category: SSC Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Tokyo
[B] Sydney
[C] Newyork
[D] London

5. Which Indian IT company on 29 may 2013 bagged a six-year contract from the Department of Posts (DoP) worth over Rs 1100 crore for the project called India Post 2012?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Infosys
[C] Wipro


Daily GK Online Questions Answers Quiz - 30 May 2013

1. Who has been awarded with the G.D. Birla Award for Scientific Research for 2013?
[Category: Awards and Honours GK]
[A] Tapas Kundu
[B] Subhasis Chaudhuri
[C] Nibir Mandal
[D] Shirish Mukherjee

2. What is ESCAP?
[Category: Banking GK]
[A] Economic and Social Committee for Asia and the Pacific
[B] Economic and Social Consular for Asia and the Pacific
[C] Economic and Social Chambers for Asia and the Pacific
[D] Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific

3. Who is the author of the book "Das Kapital"?
[Category: Civil Service Exam GK]
[A] Karl Marx
[B] Antonie Pannekoek
[C] Joseph Stalin
[D] Vladimir Lenin

4. By what name "Taiwan" was known earlier?
[Category: UPSC GK]
[A] Samosa
[B] Formosa
[C] Kina
[D] Thempung

5. Which of the following social networking site belongs to Google?
[Category: Internet GK]
[A] Facebook
[B] MySpace
[C] Orkut
[D] Hi5


Vocabulary Improvement Daily Quiz - 30 May 2013

1. Dank
[A]Entice; Attract
[C]Capable Of Being Stretched
[D]Sour; Peevish

2. Declivity
[B]Entangle; Stick In Swampy Ground
[C]Dejected; Dispirited
[D]Downward Slope

3. Delectable
[A]Stormy; Unkind
[B]Delightful; Delicious
[C]Played In An Abrupt Manner; Marked By Abrupt Sharp Sound

4. Denouement
[B]Outcome; Final Development Of The Plot Of A Play
[C]To Make Invalid

5. Despoil
[A]Concise; Abrupt; Pithy
[B]Turn Into God; Idolize
[C]Calm; Placid


Daily Quiz Questions Answers | 30 May 2013 | Logo Quiz

30 May 2013 Identify the Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Logo of Indian Companies and Brands]
Hint:It is a state-government undertaking of Government of Tamil Nadu located in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It manufactures cement, AC sheets, hollow blocks, concrete and other building materials.


Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Daily Current Affairs MCQ e-magazine - 29 May 2013

1. Noted social rights activist Aruna Roy has decided to leave the National Advisory Council (NAC). Her letter of resignation has been accepted by NAC chairperson on 29th May 2013. In her letter to NAC chairperson, Roy listed differences with the government, specially over the refusal to give minimum wages to beneficiaries under the Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS). Who is NAC chairperson?
[Category: Political Current Affairs]
[A] Sonia Gandhi
[B] V Narayanaswamy
[C] Montek Singh Ahluwalia
[D] P Chidambaram

2. Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India, awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowships (Akademi Ratna) on three personalities for the year 2012, on 28 May 2013. Can you name the winners?
[Category: Bank Exams Current Affairs]
[A] N Rajam, T H Vikku Vinayakram and Nandini Ramani
[B] Arun Mahadev, T H Vikku Vinayakram and Nandini Ramani
[C] Arun Mahadev, N Rajam and T H Vikku Vinayakram
[D] N Rajam, T H Vikku Vinayakram and Ratan Thiyam

3. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on 29 May 2013 constituted a three-man inquiry commission to probe the allegations against Gurunath Meiyappan and the three Rajasthan Royals players, who were arrested on charges of betting in the IPL-6 matches. Who are the members of this inquiry commission?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] P N Subramaniam, R Balasubramanian, Sanjay Jagdale
[B] T. Jayaram Chouta, R Balasubramanian, Sanjay Jagdale
[C] Ravi Shastri, Mohinder Amarnath, Sanjay Jagdale
[D] R Balasubramanian, Sunil Gavaskar, Sanjay Jagdale

4. V. Narayanasamy, the Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, inaugurated ISRO Navigation Centre (INC), established at Indian Deep Space Network (IDSN) complex in which place on 28 May 2013?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Puducherry
[B] Trivandrum
[C] Byalalu
[D] Hyderabad

5. Who has been appointed as the Chairperson of National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) on 29th May 2013?
[Category: Latest May Current Affairs]
[A] Krishna Tirath
[B] Kushal Singh
[C] Manjula Sharma
[D] Asha Singh


Daily GK Test Quiz - 29 May 2013

1. Which actor was popularly known as the "angry young man" of Hindi cinema?
[Category: Films GK]
[A] Sunil Shetty
[B] Amitabh Bachchan
[C] Dharmendra
[D] Sunny Deol

2. Who has bagged the prestigious NTR National Award for the year 2011?
[Category: Entrance Exams GK]
[A] Amitabh Bachchan
[B] Sharada
[C] B Saroja Devi
[D] Gattamaneni Siva Ramakrishna

3. Which country is the biggest producer of tin?
[Category: World Economics GK]
[A] Indonesia
[B] Brazil
[C] China
[D] India

4. What is the capital of Vietnam?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Episkopi Cantonment
[B] Hanoi
[C] Dublin
[D] Algiers

5. Which state is the smallest in Australia?
[Category: International GK]
[A] New South Wales
[B] Victoria
[C] Queensland
[D] Tasmania


Vocabulary Improvement Daily Quiz - 29 May 2013

1. Cognizance
[A]Vain About Dress And Appearance
[B]In Confusion; Disorderly
[C]Deliver; Provide; Represent

2. Conspiracy
[A]Renounce Upon Oath
[B]Walking About; Moving
[C]Treacherous Plot
[D]Gruesome; Grisly

3. Contrived
[A]Apparent; Professed; Pretended
[B]Pertaining To The Art Of Delineating; Vividly Described
[C]Forced; Artificial; Not Spontaneous

4. Cosmic
[A]Bitterness; Hatred
[B]Pertaining To Outer Space
[C]Lure Or Bail
[D]Ability; Capacity

5. Cringe
[B]Brawl; Melee
[C]Shrink Back, As If In Fear
[D]Bankrupt; Lacking Money To Pay


Daily Quiz Questions Answers | 29 May 2013 | Logo Quiz

29 May 2013 Identify the Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Logo of Indian Companies and Brands]
Hint: It was founded in the Beawar in district Ajmer of Rajasthan and now is one of the biggest cement company in Northern India.


Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Current GK and News MCQ Quiz - 28 May 2013

1. On Tuesday, 28 May 2013, which company opened its third two-wheeler manufacturing plant in India at Narasapur industrial Area, near to Bangalore?
[Category: MBA Current Affairs]
[A] Bajaj Auto
[B] Hero Motocorp
[C] Piaggio India
[D] Honda Motorcycle and Scooter India Pvt Ltd

2. Rehana Kausar and Sobia Kamar tied the knot in Britain's first Muslim lesbian marriage (civil partnership) on 27 May 2013. The Civil Partnership Act 2004 in the UK gives same-sex couples rights and responsibilities identical to civil marriage. To which country the couple originally belongs?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Pakistan
[B] Bangladesh
[C] Oman
[D] Saudi Arab

3. Britannia Industries, the country's leading biscuit maker, on Monday, 27 May 2013, announced a new head for its India operations. Can you name him/her?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Vinita Bali
[B] Jaspal Bindra
[C] Varun Berry
[D] Nusli Wadia

4. Which company is having the plans to launch its compact SUV EcoSport in the Indian market on June 11, 2013?
[Category: Corporate Current Affairs]
[A] Honda
[B] Ford
[C] Mahindra
[D] Maruti

5. Defence Minister, A K Antony, on 27 May 2013, inaugurated the first fighter aircraft base at __________________ in southern India where Su-30MKI combat aircraft will be stationed.
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Thanjavur
[B] Vizag
[C] Hosur
[D] Mandya


Daily General Knowledge Updates - 28 May 2013

1. What is the economic technique to determine the relative values of two currencies called?
[Category: Banking GK]
[A] Purchasing Power Parity
[B] External Commercial Borrowings
[C] Core Banking Solution
[D] Foreign Exchange Management

2. Who is known as the father of Hindi literature?
[Category: Civil Services GK]
[A] Premchand
[B] Bhisham Sahni
[C] Devaki Nandan Khatri
[D] Bharatendu Harishchandra

3. Who is the author of the book "In a Free State"?
[Category: SSC Exams GK]
[A] Salman Rushdie
[B] A. S. Byatt
[C] V. S. Naipaul
[D] Yann Martel

4. "Verna" is the car model from which automobile manufacturer?
[Category: MBA GK]
[A] Ford
[B] Hyundai
[C] Honda
[D] Renault

5. What is the name of the disease which is having degenerative disorder of the central nervous system?
[Category: Medical GK]
[A] Polio
[B] Cancer
[C] Dyslexia
[D] Parkinson's disease


5 Words a Day | Word Power Quiz | 28 May 2013

1. Incognito
[A]Narrow-Minded Person, Uncultured And Exclusively Interested In Material Gain
[B]With Identity Concealed; Using An Assumed Name
[C]Metal-Bearing Vein
[D]Blessedness; State Of Bliss

2. Indigent
[A]Filled To Capacity; Abundantly Supplied
[C]Reduce; Exhaust
[D]Loosely Connected

3. Infer
[B]Deduce; Conclude
[C]Showing Off Learning; Bookish

4. Innocuous
[A]Difficult To Please; Squeamish
[C]Of The Same Kind
[D]Based On Experience

5. Intelligentsia
[A]Colored Band Produced When Beam Of Light Passes Through A Prism
[B]Excessively Gasping; Plundering
[C]Real Being
[D]The Intelligent And Educated Classes [Often Used Derogatory]


Daily Quiz Questions Answers | 28 May 2013 | Logo Quiz

28 May 2013 Identify the Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Logo of Indian Companies and Brands]
Hint:It is also known as Diamond Cement and is one of major producers of Cement in south India since its establishment in 1958 - 59 by Karnataka based industrialist Sarangapani Mudaliar and by collaboration of Kaisers USA as a Public Limited Company.


Monday, May 27, 2013

Current Affairs Daily Digest Online - 27 May 2013

1. The NIA will probe the Maoist attack on Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh after the Centre received a go-ahead from chief minister Raman Singh for the same on 27th May 2013. Heavily-armed Maoists had on Saturday attacked a convoy of Congress leaders in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district, killing 27 people. What does NIA stands for?
[Category: India Latest Current Affairs]
[A] National Investigation Agency
[B] National Intelligence Agency
[C] National Informatics Agency
[D] National Interstate Agency

2. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh left on Monday, 27th May 2013, on a two-nation five-day visit to seek nuclear deal and investments. He said that the visit will add depth and new meaning to India's 'Look East' policy and contribute to peace, prosperity and stability in the Asia-Pacific. Which two countries Manmohan Singh is visiting?
[Category: UPSC Current Affairs]
[A] China and Japan
[B] Japan and Thailand
[C] Japan and Myanmar
[D] China and South Korea

3. The 2013 Indian Premier League Final (IPL Final) was played on 26th May 2013 at Eden Gardens, Kolkata between the Chennai Super Kings and the Mumbai Indians in which Mumbai defeated Chennai by 23 runs. It was also the final match where an active IPL cricketer announced his retirement from the IPL at the conclusion of the match. Can you name him?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Rahul Dravid
[B] Ricky Ponting
[C] Sachin Tendulkar
[D] Virender Sehwag

4. Which film won the Palme d'Or award at the Cannes Film Festival on 26 May 2013?
[Category: Entertainment News Current Affairs]
[A] The Great Gatsby
[B] Zulu
[C] The Bling Ring
[D] Blue Is the Warmest Colour

5. Which Electric car company announced on 26th May that it will file for bankruptcy?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Reva Electric Car Company (RECC)
[B] Better Place
[C] Tesla Motors
[D] Green Propulsion


Online GK Questions Answers Quiz - 27 May 2013

1. What dos CBSE stands for?
[Category: Entrance Exams GK]
[A] Central Board of Secondary Education
[B] Central Board of Senior Education
[C] Central Board of Scientific Education
[D] Central Board of Sustainable Education

2. As of 25 May 2013, the World health Organisation (WHO) has how many members?
[Category: UPSC GK]
[A] 153
[B] 194
[C] 195
[D] 196

3. "Endeavour" is the car model from which automobile manufacturer?
[Category: MBA GK]
[A] Ford
[B] Hyundai
[C] Honda
[D] Renault

4. What is the capital of Uzbekistan?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Kigali
[B] London
[C] Tashkent
[D] Kabul

5. Who is the author of the book "Inner Recesses, Outer Spaces: Memoirs"?
[Category: Bank Exams GK]
[A] Sarojini Naidu
[B] Indira Gandhi
[C] Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay
[D] Shobha De


5 Words a Day | Word Power Quiz | 27 May 2013

1. Hoax
[B]Aimless; Jumping Around
[C]Blame; Censure
[D]Trick; Practical Joke

2. Hypochondriac
[B]Model Of Reflection
[D]Person Unduly Worried About His Health; Worrier Without Cause About Illness

3. Impalpable
[A]Abundance; Wealth
[B]Calmness; Placidity
[C]Imperceptible; Intangible
[D]Meaning; Distinguishing By Name

4. Implement
[A]Slanted; Prejudiced
[B]Capable Of Being Stretched
[C]Fortress; Defense
[D]Put Into Effect; Supply With Tools

5. Inanimate
[A]Effort; Expenditure Of Much Physical Work
[D]Program As For Trial; Book Where Such Entries Are Made


Daily Quiz Questions Answers | 27 May 2013 | Logo Quiz

27 May 2013 Identify the Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Logo of Indian Companies and Brands]
Hint:It is the main company of the Ramco Group, a business group of South India.


Sunday, May 26, 2013

26 May 2013 - Current Affairs Updates Quiz

1. A group of 100 plus Maoists attacked a Congress party convoy on Saturday, 25th May 2013, in which 16 people died, including two senior Congress leaders. The attack happened near Darbha forest in Jagdalpur of which state?
[Category: May 2013 Current Affairs]
[A] Jharkhand
[B] Assam
[C] Chattisgarh
[D] Odisha

2. Legendary singer T M Soundararajan, often hailed as the 'uncrowned king' of Tamil cinema,passed away on Saturday 25th May 2013. He had more than 10,000 film songs to his credit and more than 5000 devotional songs. With which song he made his debut?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Naan Aanaiyittaal
[B] Radhe Ennai Vittu Pogadhe
[C] Aandavan Padaichan
[D] Aaru Maname Aaru Antha

3. Which company has launched the scooter 'Ray Z' on Friday, 24 May 2013?
[Category: Top Current Affairs]
[A] Honda
[B] Bajaj
[C] Yamaha
[D] Mahindra

4. Who were conferred with the Vyas Samman on 23 May 2013 for the year 2011 and 2012 respectively?
[Category: IAS Prelims 2013 Current Affairs]
[A] Ramdarash Mishra and Shailesh Lodha
[B] Shailesh Lodha and Vishnu Prabhakar
[C] Safdar Hashmi and Narendra Kohli
[D] Ramdarash Mishra and Narendra Kohli

5. The Ecuadorean space agency (EXA) stated on 23 May 2013 that their only satellite collided with the Russian space debris. What is the name of this satellite?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Pegasus
[B] Juniper
[C] Dormoth
[D] Herman


26 May 2013 - Online GK Questions Answers Quiz

1. The Central Reserve Police Force came into existence on 27 July 1939. What was its name at the time of formation?
[Category: SSB Exams GK]
[A] Civil Representative's Police
[B] Central Representative's Police
[C] Crown Representative's Police
[D] Majesty Representative's Police

2. Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, one of the premier law institutes in India, is located in which city?
[Category: Law Exams GK]
[A] Kanpur
[B] Lucknow
[C] Agra
[D] Meerut

3. Who is the current MD & Chairman of Punjab National Bank?
[Category: Banking GK]
[A] K R Kamath
[B] V K Jain
[C] G D Batra
[D] S K Agarwal

4. Pulitzer Prize was established in 1917 by provisions in the will of an American publisher and is administered by Columbia University in New York City. Can you name him?
[Category: Bank Exams GK]
[A] David Pulitzer
[B] Michael Pulitzer
[C] Fülöp Pulitzer
[D] Joseph Pulitzer

5. She was an Indian social reformer and freedom fighter. She is most remembered for her contribution to the Indian independence movement; for being the driving force behind the renaissance of Indian handicrafts, handlooms, and theatre in independent India; and for upliftment of the socio-economic standard of Indian women by pioneering the co-operative movement. She was awarded Padma Bhushan in 1955 and then Padma Vibhushan in 1987. Can you name her?
[Category: UPSC GK]
[A] Girijabai Chattopadhyay
[B] Sitaradevi Chattopadhyay
[C] Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay
[D] Bhirawabai Chattopadhyay


5 Words a Day | Word Power Quiz | 26 May 2013

1. A person born in a particular place or country

2. Glutinous
[B]Sticky; Viscous
[C]Recede; Lessen
[D]Pertaining To Or Resembling Glass

3. Gratuitous
[A]Pedestal; Raised Platform
[B]Given Freely; Unwarranted
[C]Gift For Finding Valuable Things Not Searched For
[D]Pull Away; Take By Violence

4. Haggard
[A]Having Many Talents; Capable Of Working In Many Fields
[C]Wasted Away; Gaunt
[D]One Who Serves For Hire [Usually Used Contemptuously]

5. Heinous
[A]Disgustingly Excessive
[B]Atrocious; Hatefully Bad
[C]Weakness Of Mind
[D]Slingshot; A Hurling Machine


26 May 2013 Question of the Day for Logo Quiz

26 May 2013 Identify the Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Logo of Indian Companies and Brands]
Hint:It is a blue chip Indian cement company launched in 1982.


Saturday, May 25, 2013

25 May 2013 - Current Affairs Online Quiz

1. On 24th May 2013, Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) unveiled three new Aadhaar-enabled services which would help residents to authenticate their identity anytime and anywhere through a digital platform. What are these three services?
[Category: Indian Current Affairs]
[A] e-KYC, OTP (one time pin) authentication and Iris authentication
[B] e-KYC, OTP (one time pin) authentication and Thumb impression authentication
[C] e-KYC, Iris authentication and Thumb impression authentication
[D] i-KYC, Iris authentication and Thumb impression authentication

2. Announced on Friday, 24th May 2013, who has been appointed as the new Managing Director of Nestle India with effect from October 1, 2013?
[Category: MBA Current Affairs]
[A] Antonio Helio Waszyk
[B] Etienne Benet
[C] Stepheny Hawk
[D] Gabriela Julard

3. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Thursday, 23rd May 2013, approved a proposal for the implementation of the National AIDS Control Support Project (NACSP) under the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP). What is the budget sanctioned for this?
[Category: UPSC Exam Current Affairs]
[A] Rs 550 crore
[B] Rs 1,550 crore
[C] Rs 2,550 crore
[D] Rs 3,550 crore

4. Which state assembly celebrated its Golden Jubilee on 24 May 2013?
[Category: PCS Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Karnataka
[B] Tamilnadu
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Himachal Pradesh

5. Who was announced as the winner of the 2013 Man Booker International Prize on 22 May 2013?
[Category: Awards and Honours Current Affairs]
[A] U R Ananthamurthy
[B] Aharon Appelfeld
[C] Lydia Davis
[D] Marie Ndiaye


25 May 2013 - GK Online Questions Answers Quiz

1. What is the new name of Rangoon, former capital of Burma (Myanmar)?
[Category: SSC Exams GK]
[A] Naypyidaw
[B] Yangon
[C] Dagon
[D] Rangoon

2. Who is the current MD & CEO of Axis Bank?
[Category: Banking GK]
[A] Indra Nooyi
[B] Shikha Sharma
[C] K V Kamath
[D] Chanda Kochhar

3. Who won the Pulitzer Prize for Biography or Autobiography in 2013 for the book "The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo "?
[Category: Literature GK]
[A] Tom Reiss
[B] John Lewis Gaddis
[C] Ron Chernow
[D] T.J. Stiles

4. What is the capital of United Arab Emirates?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Copenhagen
[B] Abu Dhabi
[C] Kathmandu
[D] Yerevan

5. Karl Heinrich Marx was a philosopher, economist, sociologist, historian, journalist, and revolutionary socialist from which country?
[Category: UPSC GK]
[A] Hungary
[B] Germany
[C] France
[D] Italy


Word Power Daily Learn 5 Words - 25 May 2013

1. Allocate a task to a person

2. The act of searching for something

3. A person with unusual powers of foresight

4. A widely known person

5. Combined with extraneous elements


25 May 2013 Question of the Day for Logo Quiz

25 May 2013 Identify the Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Logo of Indian Companies and Brands]
Hint:It is a cement manufacturing company, established in 1946 and the first plant was set up at Sankarnagar in Tamil Nadu in 1949.


Friday, May 24, 2013

24 May 2013 - Current Affairs Quiz Online

1. Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday, 23rd May 2013, inaugurated country's first yoga university in Ahmedabad. The Yoga university established by Life Mission Trust of Gujarat, is claimed to be the first ever such private sector self-financed institution in the country. Can you name the university?
[Category: Civil Services Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Patanjali Yoga University
[B] Sardar Patel Yoga University
[C] Lakulish Yoga University
[D] Aarogyadham Yoga University

2. On 23rd May 2013, Mumbai police delivered a summons at the home of Chennai Super Kings CEO who is also the son-in-law of Indian cricket boss N. Srinivasan, asking him to appear for questioning in connection with his phone conversations with a spot-fixing accused. Can you name him?
[Category: Latest Scams Current Affairs]
[A] Gurunath Meiyappan
[B] Ambadas Pote
[C] Vindoo Dara Singh
[D] A.V. Meiyappan

3. On Thursday, 23rd May 2013, the Union Cabinet declared which language as a classical language?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Tamil
[B] Malayalam
[C] Telugu
[D] Kannada

4. Which US singer and songwriter became the first woman to receive the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song on 23 May 2013?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Carole Simon
[B] Jennifer Carole
[C] Jennifer Lopez
[D] Carole King

5. The President of India promulgated an Ordinance on May 21, amending the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956. The Ordinance was required as the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill 2013, which was introduced in the Rajya Sabha on March 19, could not be taken up for consideration and passing, and the term of the present BoG ended on May 14. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of the Board of Governors of Medical Council of India?
[Category: National India Current Affairs]
[A] Dr K K Talwar
[B] Dr R K Srivastav
[C] Dr G D Bindra
[D] Dr R K Swamy


24 May 2013 GK Questions Answers Quiz

1. Who is the current MD & CEO of ICICI Bank?
[Category: Banking GK]
[A] Indra Nooyi
[B] Shikha Sharma
[C] K V Kamath
[D] Chanda Kochhar

2. Who is the author of the book "The Awakening of Indian women"?
[Category: Civil Services Exams GK]
[A] Sarojini Naidu
[B] Indira Gandhi
[C] Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay
[D] Mahadevi Verma

3. Ayodhya is situated on the banks of which river?
[Category: Indian Geography GK]
[A] Yamuna
[B] Saryu
[C] Gomti
[D] Ravi

4. Who founded Punjab National Bank, the third largest bank in India by assets, in 1894?
[Category: PNB Exam GK]
[A] Madan Mohan Malviya
[B] Lala Hardayal Singh
[C] Lala Lajpat Rai
[D] Lala Punjab Rai

5. The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper and online journalism, literature, and musical composition. The award is from which country?
[Category: International GK]
[A] U.S.A.
[B] U.K.
[C] France
[D] Germany


Word Power Daily Learn 5 Words - 24 May 2013

1. Agreement in the judgment or opinion reached by a group as a whole

2. Of or relating to the multiplicative inverse of a quantity or function

3. A particular environment or surrounding influence

4. Navigational instrument for finding directions

5. Give a promotion to or assign to a higher position


24 May 2013 Question of the Day for Logo Quiz

24 May 2013 Identify the Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Logo of Indian Companies and Brands]
Hint:It is a major cement producing company in India.


Thursday, May 23, 2013

23 May 2013 Current Affairs Questions Answers Quiz

1. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laid the foundation stone for the Indian National Defence University (INDU) on Thursday, 23rd May 2013. The move comes more than a decade after the Kargil Review Committee recommended such a university. Existing institutions such as the National Defence College will be affiliated to the university. Where is this university coming up?
[Category: India Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Jammu
[B] Agartala
[C] Gurgaon
[D] Ambala

2. Who has become the oldest man (80 Years) to scale the world's highest mountain after reaching the top of Mount Everest on Thursday 23rd May 2013?
[Category: Bank Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Yuichiro Miura
[B] Min Bahadur Sherchan
[C] Sudarshan Gautam
[D] Cho Oyu

3. On 22 May 2013, an off-duty British soldier was murdered in Woolwich, South East London, in an Islamist attack. After that Prime Minister David Cameron cut short a visit to Paris to chair a COBRA meeting. What does COBRA meeting means?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] Core Office Briefing Room A
[B] Cabinet Office Briefing Room A
[C] Coordinating Office Briefing Room A
[D] Cabinet Office Bearer Room A

4. Who won the men's singles title in 2013 World Table Tennis Championships on 21st May 2013?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Wang Hao
[B] Zhang Jike
[C] Xu Xin
[D] Ma Long

5. The International Day for Biological Diversity (or World Biodiversity Day) is a United Nations–sanctioned international day for the promotion of biodiversity issues. On which day it is celebrated?
[Category: Recent Current Affairs]
[A] 21 May
[B] 22 May
[C] 23 May
[D] 24 May


GK Today's ( 23 May 2013) Quiz

1. Pen drive (Generally used in computers) is which type of device?
[Category: Computers GK]
[A] Input
[B] Output
[C] Storage
[D] None of the above

2. Who is the author of epic Mahabharata?
[Category: Ancient History GK]
[A] Valmiki
[B] Tulsidas
[C] Ved Vyas
[D] Varahmihir

3. Eeco is the car model from which automobile manufacturer?
[Category: MBA Entrance Exams GK]
[A] Maruti
[B] Hyundai
[C] Honda
[D] Skoda

4. What is the capital of Turkmenistan?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Episkopi Cantonment
[B] Managua
[C] Seoul
[D] Ashgabat

5. Humayun's Tomb in New Delhi is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. In which year this tomb was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site?
[Category: UPSC Exam GK]
[A] 1991
[B] 1993
[C] 1995
[D] 1997


Synonyms Vocabulary Quiz - 23 May 2013

1. Become invisible or unnoticeable

2. The point on a scale from which positive or negative numerical quantities can be measured

3. The place where something begins, where it springs into being

4. An event that is a beginning; a first part or stage of subsequent events

5. Refuse to accept or believe


Daily Logo Quiz Game - 23 May 2013

23 May 2013 Identify the Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Logo of Indian Companies and Brands]
Hint:In February 2012, the company sold its ten millionth vehicle in India.


Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Daily Current Affairs 22 May 2013

1. Who was appointed as the new Comptroller & Auditor General of India (CAG) on 21st May 2013?
[Category: Banking Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Shashi Kant Sharma
[B] Vinod Rai
[C] V. Narahari Rao
[D] B B Tandon

2. The scandal-hit IPL suffered another blow with the Pune Warriors India withdrawing from the cash-rich event due to BCCI's decision to encash the team's bank guarantee followng a prolonged financial dispute on 21st May 2013. Which corporate group earlier bought Pune franchise for a record Rs. 1702 crore for 10 years?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Deccan
[C] Sahara
[D] Wadia

3. Manipur Chief Minister O Ibobi Singh has said on 21st May 2013 that Centre is yet to take a decision on the implementation of ILP system in the state even as the resolution of the state Assembly on the issue has been sent to the Union Home Ministry. Singh's comment followed the recent statement of the Joint Committee on ILP System that the committee would prevent entry of outsiders from June 1, 2013 if the ILP system was not implemented to protect the separate identities of indigenous people. What is ILP?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Intra Line Permit
[B] Inner Line Permit
[C] Inter Line Permit
[D] International Line Permit

4. Hotel Price Index (HPI) report of 2012 by revealed that the metro cities of India remain at the top most positions in the list of top 10 favourite Indian destinations for the international travellers. Which city ranked first in this report?
[Category: Travel Industry Current Affairs]
[A] New Delhi
[B] Mumbai
[C] Kolkata
[D] Bangalore

5. The Election Commission of India and the National Literacy Mission Authority, Ministry of Human Resource Development, on 21 May 2013 signed a MoU on Electoral Literacy and Greater Participation for a Stronger and Inclusive Democracy in New Delhi. What does MoU stands for?
[Category: May 2013 Current Affairs]
[A] Memorandum of Undertaking
[B] Masterplan of Understanding
[C] Memorandum of Understanding
[D] Memorandum of Union Govt.


Daily GK Questions Answers - 22 May 2013

1. Who is popularly known as the Father of the Pentium chip?
[Category: Bank Exams GK]
[A] Bill Gates
[B] Vinod Dham
[C] Steve Jobs
[D] Paul Allen

2. "The Capitalist Tool" is the motto of which of the following publications?
[Category: Business GK]
[A] Bloomberg
[B] Wall Street Journal
[C] Business Week
[D] Forbes magazine

3. On what basis the sectors are classified into public and private in an economy?
[Category: Economy GK]
[A] Use of raw materials
[B] Ownership of enterprises
[C] Nature of economic activities
[D] Employment conditions

4. Which of the following is true about Bahadur Shah?
[Category: History GK]
[A] Last Mughal ruler
[B] Father of Shahjahan
[C] Last Ruler of Lodis
[D] First Mughal ruler

5. Who captained the Indian cricket team which won the 1983 Cricket World Cup?
[Category: Sports GK]
[A] Ravi Shastri
[B] Sunil Gavaskar
[C] Kapil Dev
[D] Mohinder Amarnath


Daily English Vocabulary Practice Test - 22 May 2013

1. A large number of things or people considered together

2. Be compatible, similar or consistent; coincide in their characteristics

3. Of a quantity that can fulfill a need or requirement but without being abundant

4. Turn in the opposite direction

5. Feelings of excessive pride


Logo of the Day Quiz - 22 May 2013

22 May 2013 Identify the Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Logo of companies operating in India]
Hint:It is India's largest paint company and Asia's third largest paint company.


Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Daily Current Affairs - 21 May 2013

1. IT services company iGate, on Monday, 20 May 2013, announced the sacking of its President and CEO following a complaint of sexual harassment by a subordinate employee. Can you name him?
[Category: Corporate World Current Affairs]
[A] Gerhard Watzinger
[B] Sunil Wadhwani
[C] Ashok Trivedi
[D] Phaneesh Murthy

2. Who was awarded with the Lata Mangeshkar Samman Alankaran conferred by the Madhya Pradesh government in Indore on 20 May 2013?
[Category: Bank Exams Current Affairs]
[A] A R Rehman
[B] Hariharan
[C] Sunidhi Chauhan
[D] Asha Bhosle

3. Indian team won the 2013 Invitational FXTM International Limassol Cup held in Limassol, Cyprus on 19 May 2013. They won 10 medals which included four gold medals, three silver medals and three bronze medals which ensured them the first rank. To which sport Limassol Cup is associated with?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Badminton
[B] Lawn Tennis
[C] Boxing
[D] Weightlifting

4. 18-year-old Indian-American girl invents device that can recharge cell phone batteries in 20 seconds. The super-capacitor device which is rectangular in shape can fit inside the cell phone. She was declared the winner of Young Scientist Award for her invention of device by the Intel Foundation on 20th May 2013. Can you name her?
[Category: SSC Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Eesha Khare
[B] Mary Anderson
[C] Seema Prakash
[D] Elah Shah

5. Former national-level volleyball player, who lost her leg after being thrown off a moving train for resisting a chain-snatching attempt by some hoodlums, while travelling from Lucknow to Delhi on April 12, 2011 created history on 21st May 2013 by becoming the first amputee to climb Mount Everest. Can you name her?
[Category: Bank Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Samina Shah
[B] Shibha Bidyapati
[C] Arunima Sinha
[D] Nikki Bart


Daily GK Quiz - 21 May 2013

1. The Karatmeter is a scientific device which uses X-rays to give an exact reading of the purity of gold. Which corporate group launched this device?
[Category: Current GK]
[A] Gitanjali Gems
[B] D' Damas
[C] Swarovski
[D] Tata Group

2. The Forest Research Institute is an institute of the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education and is a premier institution in the field of forestry research in India. In which city it is located?
[Category: India GK]
[A] Guwahati
[B] Raipur
[C] Dehradun
[D] Hyderabad

3. Char Dham are the names of four pilgrimage places in India that are widely revered by most of the Hindus. Can you name the places?
[Category: UPSC GK]
[A] Badrinath, Haridwar, Jagannath Puri, and Rameshwaram
[B] Badrinath, Dwarka, Jagannath Puri, and Rameshwaram
[C] Badrinath, Dwarka, Varanasi, and Rameshwaram
[D] Badrinath, Kedarnath, Jagannath Puri, and Tirupati Balaji

4. What is the capital of Turkey?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Ankara
[B] The Valley
[C] Kabul
[D] Banjul

5. If you are visiting Anjuna, Baga, Calangute, Candolim and Dona Paula beaches then which place you are in?
[Category: Geography GK]
[A] Puducherry
[B] Goa
[C] Chennai
[D] Mumbai


English Vocabulary Quiz - 21 May 2013

1. Nexus
[A]Poverty; Misfortune
[B]Bodily; Material

2. A special advantage, immunity or benefit not enjoyed by all

3. Being or denoting a numerical quantity but not order

4. A sign or symptom; a way of showing something

5. To become aware of through the senses


Logo Game Quiz - 21 May 2013

21 May 2013 Identify the Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Logo of FMCG companies operating in India]
Hint:It is a joint venture between the Tata Group, and the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation (TIDCO).


Monday, May 20, 2013

Daily Current Affairs Update Quiz - 20 May 2013

1. Chinese Prime Minister arrived in India on Sunday, 19 May 2013, on a three-day visit, which aims at stabilizing diplomatic ties. India and China are also likely to sign few bilateral pacts and forge new economic relations. Can you name the Chinese premier who is visiting India?
[Category: UPSC Current Affairs]
[A] Wei Wei
[B] Xi Jinping
[C] Bo Xilai
[D] Li Keqiang

2. On 18 May 2013, 45th session of Indian Labour Conference concluded with a resolve to provide universal social security coverage and assured pension to the entire working population. Where was this conference held?
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] New Delhi
[B] Jaipur
[C] Ahmedabad
[D] Hyderabad

3. Who became the first Pakistani woman to scale Mount Everest on 19 May 2013?
[Category: Pakistan Current Affairs]
[A] Tashi Malik
[B] Samina Baig
[C] Nunshi Malik
[D] Sania Baig

4. Who became the first twins to scale Mount Everest on 19 May 2013?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Samina and Saina Baig
[B] Jaya and Seema Malik
[C] Nunshi and Tashi Malik
[D] Siya and Srishti Batra

5. I-T department sends new Rs 577cr tax notice for FY2009 to which Indian IT company on May 2, 2013?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Wipro
[B] Infosys


Online GK Quiz Daily - 20 May 2013

1. Who founded Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in 1925?
[Category: Modern History GK]
[A] Mohan Bhagwat
[B] Madhav Sadashiv Golwalkar
[C] K. B. Hedgewar
[D] Dr. Bhagwan Das

2. "Service Before Self" is the motto of which of the following?
[Category: UPSC GK]
[A] Indian Army
[B] Indian Navy
[C] Indian Airforce

3. What is the ratio, which is estimated by dividing the after-tax operating income by the book value of invested capital, called?
[Category: Finance GK]
[A] Return on debt
[B] Return on capital
[C] Return on equity
[D] Return from share market

4. Dzongkha is the official language of which country?
[Category: SSB Exams GK]
[A] Nepal
[B] Myanmar
[C] Bhutan
[D] Maldives

5. Who is the current chairman of the State Bank of India?
[Category: SBI Exams GK]
[A] Diwakar Gupta
[B] S. Visvanathan
[C] Hemant G. Contractor
[D] Pratip Chaudhuri


English Vocabulary for Exams - 20 May 2013

1. Mesa
[A]A Doctor Who Treats Mental Diseases
[B]High, Flat-Topped Hill
[C]Pertaining To The Art Of Delineating; Vividly Described
[D]Greedy; Eager For

2. Mire
[A]Having And Aim; Biased; Designed To Further A Cause
[B]The State Of Having Contradictory Or Conflicting Emotional Attitudes
[C]Broken Fragments
[D]Entangle; Stick In Swampy Ground

3. Mnemonic
[A]Not Inherent; Foreign
[B]Pertaining To Memory
[C]Unconscious; Unreasonable
[D]Hatred Of Marriage

4. Morbid
[A]Superintendent; Manager
[B]Pertaining To The Church
[C]Given To Unwholesome Thought; Gloomy
[D]Understandable; Clear

5. Mutable
[A]Downward Slope
[B]Changing In Form; Fickle
[C]Agitation; Commotion
[D]Driving Away; Unattractive


Daily Logo Quiz Game - 20 May 2013

20 May 2013 Identify the Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Logo of FMCG companies operating in India]
Hint:It is a Nestle brand of instant soups, stocks, bouillon cubes, ketchups, sauces, seasonings and instant noodles.


Sunday, May 19, 2013

19 May 2013 Current Affairs Latest Updates MCQ

1. Afghanistan's parliament failed to pass a law related to women rights on Saturday, 18 May 2013. It definitely will hamper the progress made in women's rights in the conservative Muslim country since the Islamist Taliban was toppled over a decade ago. Name this law, which was not passed in Afghanistan on Saturday?
[Category: International Current Affairs]
[A] Violence Against Women Law
[B] Right to education for women
[C] Right to work for women
[D] Minimum Age for Women to Marry

2. On 18 May 2013, which Indian company through its wholly-owned subsidiary, TML Holdings Pte Ltd, has issued and allotted Singapore dollars 350 million of senior notes due 2018?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Tata Steel
[B] Tata Teleservices
[C] Telestra
[D] Tata Motors

3. As announced on 18th May 2013, ZTE Telecom India, the wholly owned subsidiary of China’s ZTE Corp, is foraying into the Indian market with its range of smartphones and tablet computers. ZTE partnered with which company to sell the products in India?
[Category: MBA Exams Current Affairs]
[A] XL Telecom & Energy Limited
[B] Calyx Telecommunications
[C] Mobile Telecommunications Ltd
[D] Vital Communications

4. A Saudi woman made history by reaching the Everest summit-the world's highest mountain and became the first Saudi woman and also the youngest Arab to make it to the top of Everest. Can you name her?
[Category: Civil Services Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Zubeira Khan
[B] Zubeida Moin
[C] Raha Moharrak
[D] Alvira Naeem

5. Indian women team won gold in inaugural FIBA Asia 3x3 tournament 2013 in Doha on 17 May 2013. To which game this tournament is associated with?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Badminton
[B] Basketball
[C] Volleyball
[D] Kabaddi


GK Multiple Choice Questions Answers - 19 May 2013

1. Which of the following group comprises G-15?
[Category: UPSC Exams GK]
[A] Developed countries
[B] Fourth World Nations
[C] Third World Nations
[D] Second World Nations

2. For which of the following, Anantapur district in Andhra Pradesh is famous for?
[Category: India GK]
[A] Gold
[B] Silver
[C] Bronze
[D] Brass

3. Who is the author of award winning novel "Life of Pi"?
[Category: Bank Exams GK]
[A] DBC Pierre
[B] Peter Carey
[C] Margaret Atwood
[D] Yann Martel

4. What is the capital of Thailand?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Vatican City
[B] Bangkok
[C] Episkopi Cantonment
[D] Sukhumi

5. What is the National Song of India?
[Category: India GK]
[A] Vande Mataram
[B] Jana Gana Mana
[C] Sare Jahan Se Acchha
[D] Yeh Hindustan Hamara


English Vocabulary (Synonyms) Practice Test - 19 May 2013

1. Lewd
[A]Breeder Or Deal Of Animals
[B]Exuberant; Bubbly And Excited
[C]Pertaining To The People

2. Loath
[A]Servile Flatterer
[B]Averse; Reluctant
[C]Sensitive; Irascible
[D]Pertaining To An Injury Caused By Violence

3. Macabre
[A]Sour; Peevish
[B]Freedom From Punishment
[C]Gruesome; Grisly
[D]Highly Ornate

4. Mammoth
[A]Giving Bliss; Blissful
[C]Body Divided Into Ranks

5. Matricide
[A]Confused; Lost In Thought; Preoccupied
[B]Murder Of A Mother By A Child
[C]Wasting Away
[D]Very Large Number


Daily Corporate Brands Logo Quiz - 19 May 2013

19 May 2013 Identify the Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Logo of FMCG companies operating in India]
Hint:It was introduced in 1977 to offset the expulsion of The Coca-Cola Company from India.


Saturday, May 18, 2013

Latest May 2013 Current Affairs Updates Quiz - 18 May 2013

1. Rating agency Standard & Poor's reaffirmed its 'negative' outlook on India's sovereign rating with a one-in-three chance of a downgrade over the next 12 months. The current rating is the lowest investment grade rating, which is one notch above junk. What is the current rating of India by S&P?
[Category: Banking Exams Current Affairs]
[A] AAA-
[B] CCC+
[C] CCC-
[D] BBB-

2. Which country became the 14th country to legalise same-sex marriage on Saturday, 17th May 2013?
[Category: World Current Affairs]
[A] Italy
[B] France
[C] Germany

3. Who is appointed as governor of Arunachal Pradesh on 16 May 2013 as the term of present incumbent governor ended in January 2013?
[Category: India Current Affairs]
[A] Nirbhay Sharma
[B] J J Singh
[C] Kamla Beniwal
[D] K G Balakrishnan

4. World Telecommunication and Information Society Day was celebrated on 17 May 2013. It is celebrated on this day every year to raise awareness about the positives of Information and Communication Technologies, ICTs, among people. What was the theme of the day this year?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] ICTs and improving human life
[B] ICTs and its impact on technology
[C] ICTs and improving road safety
[D] ICTs and improving world peace

5. In May 2013, Zhejiang University of which country recently claimed to invent the lightest material ever produced by anyone, carbon aerogel having the density of 0.16 milligrams per cubic centimeters?
[Category: Science and Technology Current Affairs]
[A] Japan
[B] South Korea
[C] North Korea
[D] China


Daily General Knowledge Quiz - 18 May 2013

1. Which of the following countries is NOT a part of BASIC group?
[Category: Bank Exams GK]
[A] B razil
[B] India
[C] Sudan
[D] South Africa

2. Which is the largest selling brand of biscuits in the world according to Nielsen as of 2012?
[Category: MBA Entrance Exams GK]
[A] Parle-G
[B] Tiger
[C] Oreo
[D] Hide & Seek

3. "Bring Up the Bodies" is the Booker prize winner for fiction in 2012. Who wrote it?
[Category: Latest GK]
[A] Tan Twan Eng
[B] Alison Moore
[C] Hilary Mantel
[D] Deborah Levy

4. Which Indian actor, director, and writer-playwright founded the 'Little Theater Group' in 1947?
[Category: Filmography GK]
[A] Mrinal Sen
[B] Gautam Ghose
[C] Satyajit Ray
[D] Utpal Dutt

5. "Taste the Thunder" is the tagline of which brand?
[Category: Corporate Knwledge GK]
[A] Pepsi
[B] Coca-Cola
[C] Kingfisher Beer
[D] Thums Up


Daily English Vocabulary Quiz - 18 May 2013

1. Collect in one place, esp. growing to a large number or quantity

2. Invalidate
[A]Private Meeting Of Members Of A Party To Select Officers Or Determine Policy
[B]Appropriate; Fitting
[C]Mentally Unsound Person Suffering From Delusions
[D]Weaken; Destroy

3. Itinerant
[A]Song Of Praise Or Joy
[B]Wandering; Traveling
[C]Odd; Unpredictable
[D]Mix; Work Dough

4. Kindle
[A]Uncertain; Risky
[B]Restrained; Self-Controlled
[C]Start A Fire; Inspire
[D]One Who Treats Disorders Of The Feet

5. Lampoon
[A]Pompous; Important; Self-Important
[C]Molted; Spotted
[D]Roll In; Indulge In; Become Helpless


Daily Corporate Brands Logo Quiz - 18 May 2013

18 May 2013 Identify the Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Logo of FMCG companies operating in India]
Hint:Originally created and developed in 1893 and introduced as Brad's Drink.


Friday, May 17, 2013

17 May 2013 - Current Affairs Questions with Answers Quiz

1. The 2013 Indian Premier League spot fixing case arose when the Delhi Police arrested three cricketers, who represented the Rajasthan Royals in the 2013 IPL, on the charges of spot-fixing. Can you name them?
[Category: Sports Current Affairs]
[A] Mohnish Mishra, Ajit Chandila and Shalabh Srivastava
[B] Sreesanth, Mohnish Mishra and Ajit Chandila
[C] Sreesanth, Mohnish Mishra and Shalabh Srivastava
[D] Sreesanth, Ajit Chandila and Ankeet Chavan

2. India on 15 May 2013 got the observer status in which council along with four other nations - China, Italy, Singapore and South Korea?
[Category: Civil Service Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Arctic Council
[B] Atlantic Council
[C] Pacific Council
[D] Oceanic Council

3. What rate of interest was approved by the Finance Ministry on 16 May 2013 for Employees Provident Fund for 2012-13?
[Category: Banking Current Affairs]
[A] 9.0 %
[B] 8.75 %
[C] 8.5 %
[D] 8.25 %

4. On Thursday, 16 May 2013, the Union cabinet of India raised the creamy layer restriction on annual income from Rs 4.5 lakh to Rs ____ lakh for enjoying the reservation under the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) category.
[Category: Political Current Affairs]
[A] 5
[B] 6
[C] 7
[D] 8

5. The final marks of successful candidates of the civil services examination were made public for the first time by the Union Public Services Commission website on Thursday, 16 May 2013. The move came following a direction by the Central Inforamtion Commission (CIC) to make the results public on the UPSC website. How much did Haritha V Kumar, a woman engineer from Kerala, who topped the exam this year, scored?
[Category: Exams Current Affairs]
[A] 52 %
[B] 53 %
[C] 67 %
[D] 76 %


17 May 2013 - GK Questions with Answers Quiz

1. The Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellowship is the highest honour in the performing arts conferred by the Government of India. It is also called as?
[Category: SSC Exams GK]
[A] Sangeet Natak Akademi Ratna Sadasya
[B] Sangeet Natak Akademi Navratna
[C] Sangeet Natak Akademi Fellow
[D] Sangeet Natak Akademi Brightest Star

2. Who is the author of "Swimming Home"?
[Category: Literature GK]
[A] Tan Twan Eng
[B] Alison Moore
[C] Jeet Thayil
[D] Deborah Levy

3. IUPAC developed the systems of chemical nomenclature of substances. What does IUPAC stands for?
[Category: Science GK]
[A] International University of Pure and Applied Chemistry
[B] International United Plants and Agro Chemistry
[C] International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry
[D] Inorganic Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry

4. What is the capital of Tajikistan?
[Category: Countries and Capitals(World Geography) GK]
[A] Dushanbe
[B] Brussels
[C] Kuwait City
[D] Kabul

5. "The World's Local Bank" is the tagline of which bank?
[Category: MBA Entrance Exams GK]
[A] Standard Chartered
[C] Citi Bank
[D] ANZ Grindlays


17 May 2013 - Quiz for English Vocabulary Practice

1. Pose a threat to; present a danger to

2. Something that can be done

3. An alphabetical listing of names and topics along with page numbers where they are discussed
[A]Key Word

4. Copy that is not the original; something that has been copied

5. A slight indication


Logos of Brands - 17 May 2013 Question

17 May 2013 Identify the Logo Game.
Guess the logo?
[Category: Logo of FMCG companies operating in India]
Hint:As of 2011, it is the largest selling brand of biscuits in the world according to Nielsen.


Thursday, May 16, 2013

Current Affairs for 16 May 2013

1. Who has been named as the first chief executive officer (CEO) of AirAsia India by the company in a statement on Wednesday, 15 May 2013?
[Category: Management Current Affairs]
[A] Tony Fernandes
[B] Arun Bhatia
[C] Jitender Bhargava
[D] Mittu Chandilya

2. The Indian Navy on Wednesday, 15 May 2013, received the first of eight Boeing _______ long range maritime reconnaissance and anti-submarine warfare (LRMRASW) aircraft at the INS Rajali naval air Station in Tamil Nadu, giving a major fillip to its capabilities.
[Category: UPSC Current Affairs]
[A] P-8A
[B] P-8E
[C] P-8I
[D] P-8Z

3. Eureka Forbes, a Shapoorji Pallonji Group company, is acquiring a Switzerland-based home appliance firm marking the group's first overseas acquisition. On Wednesday, the $2.5 billion group's consumer durable arm, without disclosing any financial details, said that it would acquire majority stake in swiss firm, which developed the world's first household canister vacuum cleaner. Can you name the swiss company?
[Category: Business Current Affairs]
[A] Blum International
[B] Lux International
[C] Li-Fung International
[D] Chalhoub International

4. Mahesh Samat, former MD of Walt Disney India, has announced the launch of India’s first genre specific Hindi entertainment channel that will offer content set against the backdrop of Indian history, folklore and mythology in a unique contemporary format. The channel is expected to go on air in August 2013, subject to regulatory approval. Can you name the channel?
[Category: India Business News Current Affairs]
[A] Epic
[B] Sanskriti
[C] Mahan
[D] GreaterIndia

5. Indian High Commission in Sri Lanka launched a handbook on FTA in Colombo on 15 May 2013. FTA has helped Sri Lanka increase its exports to India from 400 million dollars in year 2000 to over 5 billion dollars in a decade. What does FTA stands for?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[A] Free Trasaction Agreement
[B] Foreign Trade Agreement
[C] Free Trade Agreement
[D] Foreign Treaty Agreement


Current GK Quiz - 16 May 2013

1. He was a famous Indian revolutionary who played a major role in the India's struggle for Independence. He lived from 15 May 1907 to March 23, 1931. Can you name him?
[Category: Indian Modern History GK]
[A] Bhagat Singh
[B] Sukhdev Thapar
[C] Shivaram Rajguru
[D] Chandrashekhar Azad

2. "Kya aapke toothpaste mein namak hai?” is the advertisement of which brand of toothpaste?
[Category: MBA GK]
[A] Pepsodent Active Salt
[B] Sensodyne Active Salt
[C] Dabur Red Active Salt
[D] Colgate Active Salt

3. What does SLR stands for in banking terminology?
[Category: Bank GK]
[A] Statutory Liquidity Ratio
[B] Statutory Liquidity Rate
[C] Statutory Liquidity Repo
[D] Statutory Liquidity Reserve

4. The National Housing Bank (NHB) is a state owned bank and regulation authority in India. When was it created?
[Category: Banking Exams GK]
[A] July 1, 1986
[B] July 8, 1987
[C] July 8, 1988
[D] July 8, 1991

5. Which type of company is the "company with limited liability" in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and other Central European countries?
[Category: MBA Entrance Exams GK]
[C] GmbH
[D] C corporation


Learn English Vocabulary Online - 16 May 2013

1. Make a resonant sound, like artillery

2. The latest and most admired style in clothes and cosmetics and behavior

3. The popular taste at a given time

4. A gate downstream from a lock or canal that is used to control the flow of water at the lower end

5. A source of danger; a possibility of incurring loss or misfortune


Daily Brand Logo Quiz - 16 May 2013

16 May 2013 Identify the Logo Game.
Identify the brand from it's trademark girl?
[Category: Logo of FMCG companies operating in India]
Hint:An Indian dairy cooperative based at Anand in the state of Gujarat.


Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Daily Current Affairs - 15 May 2013 Quiz

1. On Wednesday, 15th May 2013, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will file his nomination papers for seeking re-election to the Rajya Sabha for the fifth successive time from this state. Manmohan SIngh has held this seat from the state since 1991. From which state Manmohan Singh is the member of Rajya Sabha?
[Category: Civil Services Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Assam
[B] Punjab
[C] Chattisgarh
[D] West Bengal

2. The banned United Liberation Front of Assam (ULFA) has slammed the Assam government for honouring an actress with the prestigious Srimanta Sankardeva award. The award was given to the actress by President Pranab Mukherjee in Guwahati on Monday, 13 May 2013, for her “rich contribution to India’s cultural life”. The ULFA raised objections to giving away the honour to the actress citing that she has contributed nothing to create awareness about the Vaishnavite saint-reformer in whose honour the award was instituted. Can you name the actress?
[Category: Bank Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Mala Sinha
[B] Vaijyanti Mala
[C] Saira Bano
[D] Sharmila Tagore

3. After facing the wrath of the Supreme Court for having failed to ensure functional autonomy to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), the Union government on Tuesday, 14 May 2013, formed a GoM (Group of Ministers) to draft a law to protect the CBI from external interference. Who is heading this GoM?
[Category: UPSC Current Affairs]
[A] Salman Khurshid
[B] Kapil Sibal
[C] P. Chidambaram
[D] V. Narayanasamy

4. Which country on Tuesday, 14th May 2013, rolled out a same-day visa facility for Indians, the first-of-of-its-kind service to be launched by this country anywhere in the world?
[Category: Latest Current Affairs]
[B] UK
[C] Canada
[D] Australia

5. A Global Enteric Multicentre Study, published in the “Lancet” on Tuesday, 14th May 2013, showed that diarrhoeal disease has the highest rate of incidence in India. Also on the same day, scientists in India have unveiled a new low-cost vaccine against a deadly virus that kills about half a million children around the world each year. An Indian manufacturer said the vaccine would cost 54 rupees while international pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline and Merck produce similar vaccines at around 1,000 rupees. This medicine will fight against the virus that causes dehydration and severe diarrhoea. What is the name of the virus?
[Category: Medical Exams Current Affairs]
[A] Dirravirus
[B] Diarrohravirus
[C] Rotavirus
[D] Cronavirus