July 31, 2017

Computer Awareness #10 for IBPS PO & Clerk exams

Computer Awareness for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RBI, LIC, NICL, UPSC and SSC exams


  1. Where does computer add and compare data?
  2. What is the path by which communication is achieved between central processor and other devices called?
  3. What is essential for a computer to do anything?
  4. In which language are the algorithms of a computer program written?
  5. What is the ascending order of the data hierarchy?
  6. Where and when was India's first computer installed?
  7. What is the first computer made available for commercial use?
  8. What is the purpose of card punch?
  9. What is the place in a computer memory which stores a unit of information?
  10. What is the purpose of an application program?
  11. What is called, the execution of instructions from different and independent programs in a computer at the same instant in time?
  12. What is the first digital computer built with IC chips known as?
  13. In which language is source program written?
  14. What is knowing what a computer can and cannot do called?
  15. Which company started the industry of personal computer?
Computer Awareness for Bank exams

Answers


  1. CPU chip
  2. Bus
  3. Program
  4. Computer's language
  5. Bits-Bytes-Fields-Record-File-Database
  6. Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, 1955
  7. UNIVAC
  8. A method of reading the characters and providing input to the computer
  9. Location
  10. To meed specific needs of the user
  11. Multiprocessing
  12. IBM System/360
  13. High level language
  14. Computer Literacy
  15. IBM
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July 28, 2017

Banking Awareness #13 for IBPS, SBI, RBI, UPSC exams

Loan Policy & Loan Documentation: Banking Awarenessfor IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RBI, LIC, NICL, SSC and UPSC exams


  1. When was the loan system first introduced?
  2. What is the yojana launched by the Punjab National Bank to provide education loan to the poor?
  3. What percent should be the normal loan component for borrowers enjoying working capital credit limit of Rs. 10 crore and above from the banking system?
  4. Who will decide on their own as to which item should be included for consideration as current assets or current liabilities?
  5. In regard to which charge, banks are free to evolve their own guidelines for ensuring credit discipline?
  6. What is an internationally practiced model for financing credit requirements?
  7. What was introduced for borrowers enjoying working capital credit limit of Rs. 10 crore and above from the banking system?
  8. The minimum level of loan component for large borrowers was fixed at _____.
  9. What are Commercial paper, Certificate of deposit and term deposit with banks?
  10. In case of loans to the borrowers under priority sector in Urban Cooperative Bank, no penal interest should be charged for loans up to _____.
  11. The urban cooperative banks should not finance a borrower already availing credit facility from another bank without obtaining _____ from the existing financing Bank.
  12. On the recommendations of which committee did, the Reserve Bank of India started implementing the prudential guidelines on asset classification, income recognition and provision of loan assets?
  13. What is the basis for treating a credit facility as Non-Performing?
  14. Expand MIGA.
  15. Where is the Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology located?
Banking Awareness for IBPS, SBI, RBI, UPSC exams

Answers



  1. 1995
  2. Kisan Balak Shiksha Protsahan Yojana
  3. 80%
  4. Banks
  5. Commitment charge
  6. Syndication of loans
  7. Loan system for delivery of bank credit
  8. 80%
  9. Shot term Money Market Instruments
  10. Rs. 25,000
  11. No objection certificate
  12. Narasimhan committee
  13. Past due
  14. Multilateral Investment Guarantee Agency
  15. Hyderabad
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July 25, 2017

July 2017 #3 - Current Affairs for IBPS, SSC, UPSC exams

July 2017 - Current Affairs for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB, SSC CGL, UPSC Civil Service exams


  1. Which building in Coimbatore is recognised as the world's second highest ranking green building?
  2. Who was the first directly elected president of the European parliament that passed away?
  3. Who is appointed as the attorney general of India?
  4. Who took charge as the director general of Indo Tibetan Border Police?
  5. Where was the three day 8th India Bangladesh friendship dialogue held, with both countries urging for each other to strengthen mutual trade ties and fight terror?
  6. Where is the headquarters of International Court of Justice located?
  7. Who is the CM of Madhya Pradesh?
  8. In Madhya Pradesh a massive plantation was undertaken to save the environment and conservation of which river?
  9. What is the title of the book based on Pranab Mukherjee, released by PM Modi?
  10. Which state will have a separate budget for agriculture from next year?
  11. Who is the governor of West Bengal?
  12. Who is the director general of World Trade Organisation?
  13. The National Commission for Scheduled Castes has said that the atrocities against dalits are increasing in which state?
  14. In which country, majority of MPs have voted to legalise same-sex marriage?
  15. Where did the first ever emergency number system in the world came into being in 1937 with the introduction of the 999 call?
Current Affairs for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB Mains 2017

Answers


  1. SIERRA ODC
  2. Simone veil
  3. K K Venugopal
  4. R K Pachnanda
  5. Guwahati
  6. The Hague
  7. Shivaraj Singh Chauhan
  8. Narmada river
  9. President Pranab Mukherjee - A Statesman
  10. Telangana
  11. Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi
  12. Roberto Azevedo
  13. Kerala
  14. Germany
  15. London
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July 22, 2017

Banking Awareness #12 for IBPS, SBI, RBI, UPSC exams

Banking Awareness for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RBI, LIC, NICL, SSC and UPSC exams


  1. What is the maximum period for which a fixed deposit can be accepted by a bank?
  2. In case of Non performing assets, interest on advance should be more than how many days?
  3. Who determines the rate of interest payable on a bank deposit?
  4. For which aggregate is L1 used?
  5. Who is the chairman of the committee constituted by Reserve Bank of India on September 1, 1990?
  6. M0, M1, M3 are _____ aggregates.
  7. When was National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development, NABARD established?
  8. Who controls and regulates mutual funds?
  9. What is the reference rate of National Stock Exchange of India, NSE?
  10. When was Securities and Exchange Board of India constituted?
  11. When were Mumbai Interbank Offered Rate, MIBOR and Mumbai Interbank Bid Rate, MIBID launched by NSE?
  12. What is the committee set up for financial reforms?
  13. When did RBI introduced Banking Ombudsman scheme in India?
  14. When did the government constituted the Narasimhan committee?
  15. What is the Capital Adequacy Ratio for all foreign Banks working in India?
Banking Awareness for IBPS, SBI, RBI, UPSC exams

Answers


  1. 10 years
  2. 180 days
  3. The bank concerned
  4. Liquidity aggregate
  5. Shri M N Goiporia
  6. Monetary aggregates
  7. 12 July 1982
  8. SEBI
  9. MIBID
  10. 12 April 1988
  11. 15 June 1998
  12. Narasimhan committee
  13. 14 June 1995
  14. 14 August 1991
  15. 8%
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July 17, 2017

Spotting Errors #4 - English for IBPS, SBI, RBI, CSAT exams

Spotting Errors - English for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RBI, CSAT, CAT, SSC exams


Directions (Q.1-10): Read each sentence to find out whether there is any grammatical or idiomatic error in it. The error, if any, will be in one part of the sentence. The number of that part is the answer. If there is ‘No error’, the answer is 5).

  1. The state governments(1) / should take strict action(2) / against cow vigilantes(3) / indulge in violence(4).
  2. Pakistan Army Chief is(1) / analysing the evidence(2)/ of Indian(3)/ national Kulbhushan Jadhav(4).
  3. Nexus of food safety(1) / officers, testing labs and hotels on checking on(2) / adulterated food came to the fore when the sleuths(3) / of Anti-Corruption Bureau arrested five persons(4).
  4. The state cannot take(1) / advantage of its own inaction(2) / and scuttle a probe(3) / of citing the delay as a reason(4).
  5. The Attorney General had(1) / argued against the court(2) / ordering an investigation(3) / at some specific stances(4).
  6. They are frustrated with(1) / the old same alibi(2) / trotted out(3) / by the police: political interference(4).
  7. The RNTCP guidelines on(1) / contact screening is(2) / heeded mostly / in the breach(4).
  8. This has impacted the(1) / very dynamics at popular(2) / support for the agitation,(3) / the strike now having entered its fifth week(4).
  9. Fresh in public memory is(1) / how many leaders played(2) / the Gorkhaland card(3) / for self-aggrandisement(4).
  10. That cannot be a(1) / reason for denying or putting(2) / of a formal criminal(3) / investigation as required in law(4).
  11. At stake is their credibility even as the(1) / common refrain of the rank and file is that(2) / they should not settle for autonomous bodies(3) / as was the case in the past(4).
  12. The GTA which has(1) / survived agitations(2) / now its inception,(3) / is now tottering(4).
  13. National Human Rights Commission is(1) / grossly understaffed inspite its increasing workload,(2) / many state governments show little respect(3) / for its guidelines and instructions(4).
  14. The argument bandied about(1) / among the movement's supporters is that neither(2) / lived up to the expectations raised in / the course of the respective campaigns(4).
  15. Such is the apparent irreconcilables in(1) / a region where the statehood issue seems set,(2) / atleast for sometime to come, to continue becoming(3) / the principal axis around which hill politics revolves(4).
English for IBPS, SBI, RBI, CSAT exams

Answers


  1. 4 - indulging in
  2. 3 - against Indian
  3. 1 - Nexus between
  4. 4 - by citing
  5. 4 - into some
  6. 2 - the same old alibi
  7. 2 - screening are
  8. 2 - dynamics of 
  9. 5 - No error
  10. 3 - off a formal
  11. 5 - No error
  12. 3 - since its inception
  13. 2 - despite its 
  14. 5 - No error
  15. 1 - Such are 
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July 16, 2017

June 2017 #4 - Current Affairs for IBPS, SBI, SSC, UPSC exams

June 2017 - Current Affairs for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, SSC, UPSC exams


  1. What is the theme of 2017 world environment day?
  2. Who is the Chief minister of Gujarat?
  3. Who wrote the book 'The Emergency - Indian Democracy's Darkest Hour'?
  4. What is the quiter supersonic passenger jet that can safely travel over land, developed by NASA?
  5. What are the trains that will be equipped with satellite based chip systems which will alert road users at unmanned level crossings about approaching trains?
  6. Which organisation barred Cyprus money investment advisors and research analyst after finding them guilty of providing unauthorised trading tips to investors?
  7. Who is chosen as the next president of United Nations General Assembly?
  8. What is the India's highest award in cinema?
  9. With which country did India signed agreement of setting up of units 5 and 6 of Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu?
  10. Who is the governor of Assam?
  11. What is the India's own GPS system which will be operational in 2018?
  12. What is the initiative of UNICEF, which highlights father's critical role in children's early development?
  13. Which is the least peaceful country in the world according to Global Peace Index 2017?
  14. Which country stood at first place in 2017 Global Retail Development Index among 30 countries?
  15. Expand COMMIT.
June 2017 - Current Affairs for IBPS, SBI, SSC, UPSC exams

Answers


  1. Connecting people to nature
  2. Vijay Rupani
  3. A Surya Prakash
  4. X-Plane
  5. Mumbai and Guwahati Rajdhani trains
  6. SEBI
  7. Solvak minister of foregn affairs, Miroslav Lajcak
  8. Dadasaheb Phalke Aware
  9. Russia
  10. Banwarlal Purohit
  11. NAVIC
  12. Super Dad
  13. Syria
  14. India
  15. Comprehensive Online Modified Modules of Induction Training
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Fill in the Blanks #4 - English for IBPS, SBI, RBI exams

Fill in the Blanks - General English for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RBI, CSAT, SSC exams


  1. When a senior politician _____ concerns about a policy, it is really running into _____.
    1. Approves, Fault
    2. Praise, Difficulty
    3. Satires, Development
    4. Ridicules, Trouble
  2. Questions about the _____ of Brexit emerged rapidly after the election and the government's loss of it's overall parliamentary _____.
    1. Capability, Status
    2. Dubious, Session
    3. Viabilty, Majority
    4. Feasible, Loss
  3. The issue of how to keep an open border while ending the customs union is seen as one of the major practical _____ of Brexit.
    1. Challenges
    2. Challenge
    3. Celebrations
    4. Celebration
  4. There are a number of reasons why these questions _____      _____.
    1. Keep up, For
    2. Perserved, Now
    3. Remain, Then
    4. Persisted, Since
  5. The practical issues around Brexit seem to be _____  _____
    1. Burgeoning, Rapidly
    2. Blooming, Fastly
    3. Shrink, Quickly
    4. Prosper, Slowly
  6. Confusion _____ over the issue of transitional period that would ease Britain's exit.
    1. Reigns
    2. Occupy
    3. Influence
    4. Serve
  7. These difficult issues arise at a time when economic conditions have _____.
    1. Softened
    2. Apathetic
    3. Resistant
    4. Toughened
  8. Inflation increased with weakness of the pound _____, as wages remain _____.
    1. Continued, Aroused
    2. Persisting, Subdued
    3. Cease, Tempered
    4. Lasting, Subtle
  9. _____ have continued in Britain.
    1. Intimtidation
    2. Shouting
    3. Bluff and bluster
    4. Storm
  10. The minister _____ at the divorce bill, that Europe believes is owned to it by Britain as it exits the union.
    1. Doubted
    2. Scoffed
    3. Mock
    4. Rejected
  11. The likelihood of an _____ exit with no agreement and reversion to WTO trading rules had increased.
    1. Impolite
    2. Abrupt
    3. Kind
    4. Deliberate
  12. Theresa May had _____the election around public support for her version of Brexit.
    1. Pegged
    2. Codify
    3. Delegate
    4. Digested
  13. The separation of massive iceberg shows how _____ the Antarctic ecosystem is.
    1. Loaded
    2. Certain
    3. Precarious
    4. Safe
  14. The _____ of a trillion ton iceberg from Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica raises many questions.
    1. Craving
    2. Calving
    3. Clinging
    4. None of these
  15. Disarmament and development in our time are _____ interrelated but _____ development will depend on a change in the world's political thinking.
    1. Essentially, True
    2. Naturally, Final
    3. Closely, Real
    4. Inevitably, Substantial
General English for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RBI, CSAT, SSC exams

Answers


  1. Ridicules, Trouble
  2. Viability, Majority
  3. Challenges
  4. Persisted, Since
  5. Burgeonin, Rapidly
  6. Reigns
  7. Toughened
  8. Persisting, Subdued
  9. Bluff and Bluster
  10. Scoffed
  11. Abrupt
  12. Pegged
  13. Precarious
  14. Calving
  15. Closely, Real
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July 14, 2017

Banking Awareness #11 for IBPS, SBI, RBI, UPSC exams

Banking Awareness  for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RBI, LIC, NICL, RRB, UPSC, SSC exams


  1. Cash credit and overdraft accounts when it remains out of order for a period more than 90 days, then it should be treated as _____.
  2. What is the charge created by banks when sanctioning loan on movable property?
  3. Under which act does registration with Registrar of Assurance covered?
  4. What is a document of title of goods described therein?
  5. What is to be provided by the customer to the bank when he applies for duplicate Demand Draft?
  6. What ensures transparent and fair relationship between bank and customers?
  7. Where is the Headquarters of International Bank of Reconstruction and Development located?
  8. What is the right that the guarantor gets from the creditor to recover the amount from the debtor when the debtor fails to pay the loan, which then will be recovered from the guarantor?
  9. What is the charge created by the banks when issuing loans on insurance policies?
  10. When does the Agricultural short term loans treated as Non performing Assets?
  11. Expand ZBA.
  12. What is the scheme introduced by the Reserve Bank of India in December 1969 on the recommendations of Gadgil and FKP Nariman committees?
  13. Into how many categories does RBI categorised Non Banking Finance Companies?
  14. When did CRESAI became operational?
  15. Expand CRESAI.
Banking Awareness for IBPS, SBI, RBI, UPSC exams

Answers


  1. Non performing assets
  2. Mortgage
  3. Indian Registration Act
  4. Bill of Lading
  5. Indemnity
  6. Corporate governance
  7. Washington DC
  8. Right of Subrogation
  9. Assignment
  10. If the interest is overdue for two crop seasons
  11. Zero Balance Account
  12. Lead Bank Scheme
  13. Eight
  14. March 31, 2011
  15. Central Registry of Securitisation Asset Reconstruction and Security interest of India
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Simple Interest & Compound Interest - Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS, SBI, RBI exams

Simple Interest & Compound Interest - Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RBI, CSAT, SSC, LIC, NICL exams


Interest is like consideration given by a borrower of money to the lender for the use of the mony borrowed or lent.

Terminoloy


→ Principal, P = sum of the money deposited or loaned
→ Interest, I = money paid by the borrower calculated on the basis of principal
→ Time, T = The duration for which the money is borrowed
→ Rate of Interest,⇒= rate at which the interest is charged on the principal
→ Amount, A = Principal, P + Interest, I
→ Simple Interest, SI = Fixed percentage of the principal
Compound Interest, CI = The amount received at the end of the period or first year becomes principal for the next period or second year and so on.
The interest is calculated on the new principal at the end of every time period

Simple and Compound Interest - Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS, SBI, RBI, CSAT, SSC, CAT exams

Formulas

⇒ Simple Interest SI 

⇒ Compound Interest CI

⇒ Difference between Compound Interest and Simple Interest for two years


⇒ Difference between Compound Interest and Simple interest for three years


⇒ The CI in the n th year is X and CI in n+1 th year is Y, then the rate of interest R is


⇒ A principal amounts to X times in T years at Simple Interest. In how many years will it becomes Y times


⇒ A principal amounts to X times in T years at Compound Interest. In how many years will it becomes Y times.


⇒ The total SI in the first two years is Rs. X and the total CI in the first two years is Rs. Y. What is the Rate of interest, if both the Principal and Rate of interest are same for both SI and CI?


Depreciation


Prices of some articles depreciates in their value over a period of time

Population


Population increase or decrease is calculated as compound interest

Instalments


When the borrower paid the sum in parts, then it is said that the borrower is paying in installments
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July 12, 2017

Banking Awareness #10 for IBPS, SBI, LIC, RBI, UPSC, SSC exams

Banking Awareness for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, LIC, RBI, NICL, RRB, UPSC, SSC exams


  1. What does the letter S stands for in IFSC?
  2. How the term loan should be treated, when the interest or installment remains overdue for a period of more than 90 days?
  3. What is the charge created by banks while sanctioning loan on movables whose possession will be with the bank, like gold loan?
  4. Under which act, does the registration with CRESAI covered?
  5. What is the document which acknowledges receipt of goods delivered to a general ship for carriage?
  6. With whom does the absolute liability rests, regarding indemnity?
  7. What is, setting standards for good banking practices called?
  8. Under which yojana, an individual may invest and amount of Rs. 5001 any time during the year for gifting?
  9. Where is the headquarters of the International Finance Corporation located?
  10. In which state was Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana launched?
  11. What are the three parties involved when a loan is sanctioned by a bank?
  12. By which year is the Digital India programme is planned to be fully implemented?
  13. What is the account with credit limit of Rs. 2 lacs known as?
  14. What is the market for government and semi-government securities?
  15. When was SIDBI set up through an act of parliament?
Banking Awareness for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, LIC, RBI, NICL, RRB, UPSC, SSC exams

Answers


  1. System
  2. Non performing Asset
  3. Plede
  4. SARFAESI Act
  5. Bill of Lading
  6. Indemnifier
  7. Corporate governance
  8. Pradhan Mantri Sneh Bandhan Yojana
  9. Washington DC
  10. Haryana
  11. Creditor, Principal Debtor, Gurantor
  12. 2019
  13. Small Borrowal Accounts
  14. Gilt-edged securities market
  15. April 2, 1990
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July 10, 2017

July 2017 #2 - Banking Current Affairs for IBPS, SBI, SSC exams

July 2017 - Banking Current Affairs for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RBI, LIC, NICL, UPSC and SSC exams


  1. United Nations Tax Committee is a subsidiary body of which council?
  2. What is the amount contributed by India to a UN fund to held developing countries actively participate in the discussion of tax issues?
  3. What is the tax on transport of goods like milk on agricultural produce as per the new GST rules?
  4. What is the tax structure that government council followed for nearly 2500 goods and services according to GST?
  5. With effect from which date did the tax that works as a tax on consumption introduced in India?
  6. Where did the India's first ever mega textiles trade fair 'Textiles India 2017' held, which was inaugurated by Narendra Modi?
  7. Expand UNCTAD.
  8. UNCTAD released the 17th report on various economic issues of which nations?
  9. What are the four G20 countries that concluded 6 new Bilateral Investment Treaties (BITs) as per the UNCTAD report?
  10. Which two G20 countries concluded an Intra-MERCOSUR cooperation and facilitation investment protocol?
  11. What is the agreement concluded by European Union and Canada?
  12. With which country did United States made a Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA)?
  13. Who assumed charge as the Information and broadcasting secretary?
  14. By what percent did the government lowered the interest rates on small saving schemes for July-September quarter?
  15. To which place did India slipped in terms of money parked by its citizens with Swiss bank, in which UK remains in the top place?
July 2017 - Banking Current Affairs for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk

Answers


  1. UN Economic and Social Council
  2. $100,000
  3. They are exempted from tax
  4. Five tier tax structure - 0, 5, 12, 18, 28
  5. 01 July 2017
  6. Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat
  7. Untited nations Conference on Trade and Development
  8. G20 Nations
  9. Argentina, Saudi Arabia, Japan and Turkey
  10. Argentina and Brazil
  11. Comprehensive Economic and Trade agreement
  12. Paraguay
  13. Narendra Kunmar Sinha
  14. 0.01%
  15. 88
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July 09, 2017

Cloze Test #4 - English Language for IBPS, SBI, RBI, CSAT exams

Cloze Test - English Language for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RBI Assistant, RBI Grade B, CSAT, SSC, LIC exams


Paragraph


Samakhya is the oldest of the orthodox philosophical ___1___ in Hinduism. Samakhya ___2___ that the universe consists of two eternal realities: Purusha (Souls) and Prakriti (Nature). The Purushas are many and conscious but are ___3___ of all qualities - they are the silent spectators of prakriti. Prakriti is composed of three gunas: Sattvas, Rajas and Tamas (steadiness, activity and dullness). Because of the ___4___ relationship of purusha and prakriti, when the ___5___ of gunas is disturbed the world order must evolve. Liberation consists of the realisation that purusha and prakriti are indeed different.

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  1.  
    1. Castes
    2. Methods
    3. Systems
    4. Tribes
    5. Gods
  2.  
    1. Thinks
    2. Postulates
    3. Considers
    4. Prepares
    5. Decides
  3.  
    1. Full
    2. Complete
    3. Lack
    4. Absent
    5. Devoid
  4.  
    1. Plain
    2. Bland
    3. Platonic
    4. Interwined
    5. Tangled
  5.  
    1. Desired
    2. Mood
    3. Peace
    4. Equilibrium
    5. Balancing
Cloze Test - English Language for IBPS, SBI, RBI, CSAT exams

Answers


  1. C
  2. B
  3. A
  4. C
  5. D

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July 08, 2017

Antonyms - Vocabulary for IBPS, SBI, CSAT, CAT exams #17

Antonyms - Vocabulary from The Hindu Editorial for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RBI Grade B Officers, CSAT, CAT, SSC exams



Find the Antonyms for the given words


  1. Camaraderie (A feeling of good friendship)
    1. Friendship
    2. Conviviality
    3. Dislike
    4. Gregariousness
  2. Bonhomie (A feeling of friendliness)
    1. Amiability
    2. None of these
    3. Congeniality
    4. Affability
  3. Repudiation (To reject)
    1. Ratification
    2. Abrogation
    3. Cancellation
    4. Disavowal
  4. Eschew (To avoid)
    1. Abandon
    2. Abstain
    3. Evade
    4. Embrace
  5. Vehemently (showing angry feelings)
    1. Menacingly
    2. Silently
    3. Maleficiently
    4. Wildly
  6. Connivance (secrectly help someone to do something illegal)
    1. Plot
    2. Conspiracy
    3. Intrigue
    4. None of these
  7. Compunction (a feeling of guilt)
    1. Defiance
    2. Regret
    3. Qualm
    4. Sorrow
  8. Contraption (a piece of equipment)
    1. Device
    2. Gadzet
    3. None of these
    4. Gizmo
  9. Belligerent (angry and aggressive)
    1. Aggressive
    2. Pugnacious
    3. Hostile
    4. Cooperative
  10. Encroached (go into an area that is beyond limits)
    1. Trespass
    2. Repudiate
    3. Interfere
    4. Concur
Antonyms - Vocabulary for IBPS, SSC, UPSC, RBI, CAT, GRE Exams

Note: The options other than the answers are the synonyms to the given word.

Answers


  1. 3 - Dislike
  2. 1 - Ratification (a treaty; agreement)
  3. 4 - Embrace (to accept gladly)
  4. 2 - Silently
  5. 4 - None of these
  6. 1 - Defiance (to resist or fight)
  7. 4 - Cooperative
  8. 4 - Concur (to agree with someone or something)
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July 07, 2017

Data Communications & Networks - Computer Awareness #9 for IBPS PO & Clerk exams

Data Communications & Networks - Computer Awareness for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI Clerk, RRB, LIC, RBI exams


  1. What is the data communication method used to transmit the data over the serial communication link?
  2. What is the layer on of OSI Model?
  3. How many characters per second can a typewriter terminal print computer generated data?
  4. What is communications device that combines transmissions from several I/O devices into one line?
  5. What are terminals required for?
  6. What type of protocol is Binary countdown?
  7. What type of programming is control unit programming?
  8. Which interface does X.25 specifies?
  9. Who invented modem?
  10. The coming together of Micro electronics, computing and communications has ushered in _____.
  11. To which processing does the term 'Remote Job Entry' related?
  12. A remote batch processing operation in which data is solely input to a central computer would require _____ lines?
  13. What can be the channel in the data communication model?
  14. What is the combination of Television, communication and computer technology?
  15. In which terminal are CPU, Card reader and line printer included?
Computer Awareness for IBPS PO & Clerk exams

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  1. Full Duplex
  2. Physical layer
  3. 120 characters
  4. Multiplexer
  5. Realtime, Tiime sharing and Message Switching
  6. Collision free protocol
  7. Microprogramming
  8. DTE/DCE iinterface
  9. AT&T Information Systems, USA
  10. Information Technology
  11. Batch processing
  12. Simplex lines
  13. Postal mail service, Telephone lines, Radio signals
  14. Videotex
  15. Batch processing terminal

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July 05, 2017

July 2017 #1 Current Affairs for IBPS, SSC, UPSC exams

July 2017 - Current Affairs and General Awareness for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SSC CGL, UPSC exams


  1. Which country launched a ballistic missile on 4th July from a site near Banghyon in North Phyongan province?
  2. In which country did WHO declared the end of the Ebola virus disease outbreak?
  3. In which state did, the Armed Forces Special powers Act declared the entire state to be a disturbed area for a period of 6 months with effect from 30th June 2017 for the purpose of section 3 of the Armed forces special powers Act, 1958?
  4. Who is the first Indian Prime minister to visit Israel?
  5. Name the Israeli 4th generation anti tank guided missile developed and designed by Israeli company Rafael advanced defence systems, that our government is looking to purchase?
  6. What is the Independent Global Arms Research Institute?
  7. What is the missile developed by DRDO that will compete with SPIKE missile of Israel?
  8. With regard to what, did the Financial Stability Board's status report listed India as a compliant jurisdiction?
  9. What is the DRDO's third generation anti-tank missile also known as NAG?
  10. In Madhya Pradesh where is the government's press unit located?
  11. New bank notes of which denomination, does Reserve Bank of India started printing, in a step towards speeding up the remonetisation process in the economy?
  12. What is the International body for global financial system?
  13. On basis of what, does the Financial Stability Board's report listed India as largely compliant?
  14. Expand NSFR.
  15. Who is the Chief Minister of Jharkhand?
July 2017 Current Affairs for IBPS, SSC, UPSC exams

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  1. North Korea
  2. Democratic Republic of Congo
  3. Nagaland
  4. Narendra Modi
  5. SPIKE
  6. Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
  7. NAG Missile
  8. Basel III Reforms in Risk based capital
  9. The Prospina
  10. Hosangabad
  11. Rs. 200
  12. Financial Stability Board
  13. Liquidity coverage ration
  14. Net Stablle Funding Ratio
  15. Raghubar Das

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Banking Awareness #9 for IBPS, SBI, RBI, LIC, UPSC, SSC exams

Banking Awareness for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RBI Grade B Officers, LIC, UPSC, SSC CGL, NICL AO exams


  1. Where is the headquarters of National Payments Corporation of India located?
  2. What is the charge created by the banks on movables whose possession will be with the borrower?
  3. Who represents as India's governor on Board of governors in IMF and World Bank meetings?
  4. What is the age limit of an individual to be eligible to join the Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyothi Yojana?
  5. What is the website that is an initiative of Reserve Bank of India along with other regulatory bodies to enable public to obtain information regarding entities that are allowed to accept deposits, lodge complaints and also share information regarding illegal acceptance of deposits by unscrupulous entities?
  6. In which year was National Payments Corporation of India setup to integrate multiple payment systems?
  7. What is government scheme related to organic farming?
  8. Expand PKI.
  9. Where is the headquarters of SIDBI located?
  10. Under which schedule of the Indian constitution is Banking included?
  11. Which type of securities are Debentures, G-sec and Bonds?
  12. What is the bank setup to promote, finance and for developing Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in India?
  13. What is the promise to make good, the loss when it occurs in future?
  14. Under which act the Registration with ROC be done?
  15. Investing in the corpus created by Asset Management Companies for investing in private equity is the function of which organisation?
Banking Awareness for IBPS, SBI, RBI, LIC, UPSC, SSC exams

Answers

  1. Mumbai
  2. Hypothecation
  3. Finance Minister
  4. 18 to 50 years
  5. SACHET
  6. 2008
  7. Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana
  8. Public Key Infrastructure
  9. Lucknow
  10. Seventh
  11. Fixed Income securities
  12. SIDBI - Small Industries Development Bankk of India
  13. Indemnity
  14. Indian Companies Act
  15. NIIF - National Infrastructure and Investment Fund
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July 03, 2017

June 2017 #3 - Current Affairs for IBPS, SSC, SBI exams

June 2017 - Current Affairs and General Awareness for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SSC CGL, SBI exams


  1. What is the agency of United Nations that leads international efforts to defeat hunger?
  2. With which country did India signed a MoU on cooperation in organ transplantation?
  3. Who is the Prime Minister of Spain?
  4. What is the service introduced by Indian Railways which allows passengers to make payments for tickets booked online within a window of 15 days?
  5. Kandla Port and Mundra Port are in which state?
  6. What is the cost of 9MW windmill project installed at Dammur in Karnataka?
  7. Which is the 29th state of India formed in 2014?
  8. Between which two countries was Saint Petersberg Declaration signed?
  9. Where is Mrugavani National park located?
  10. What is the currency of Russia?
  11. What is the firm that joined hands with IRCTC for adding the 'Buy Now, Pay Later' service to Indian Railways ticket booking services?
  12. Who is the current chairman of DRDO?
  13. What is the digital wallet launched by the Telangana government?
  14. What is the web portal launched by Maharashtra CM Devendra Fednavis for job seekers and employers?
  15. What is the maximum transaction limit that T-wallet allows for non KYC customers?
June 2017 - Current Affairs for IBPS, SSC, SBI exams

Answers



  1. United Nations Food and Agricultural Organisaton
  2. Spain
  3. Mariano Rajoy
  4. Buy Now, Pay Later
  5. Gujarat
  6. RS. 53 Crore
  7. Telangana
  8. India and Russia
  9. Hyderabad
  10. Russian Ruble
  11. ePayLater
  12. DR. S Christopher
  13. T-Wallet
  14. Mahaswayam
  15. Rs. 20000
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