August 26, 2017

August 2017 #5 - Current Affairs for IBPS, RBI, IRDAI & UPSC exams

August 2017 #5 - Current Affairs for IBPS RRB, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, RBI Assistant, IRDAI Assistant Manager & UPSC Civil Service exams


  1. Who won gold at the International sport federation cup in shooting?
  2. Where was the 7th Asian Shotgun Championship held at?
  3. Who is the new Vice President of India?
  4. Who is the new vice chairman of Niti Aayog?
  5. On which country did the United Nations Security Council unanimously imposed new sanctions over two inter continental Ballistic missile tests?
  6. Which state government's proposal to rename the Mughalsarai railway station after the Jan Sangh leader Deen Dayal Upadhyaya station, was approved by the union government?
  7. For which goods does the pre registration requirement under the GST e-way bill is not mandatory?
  8. To which percent from 18% did the GST council cut tax on textile work?
  9. Who has been appointed as the Chairman and Managing director of the Small Industries Development Bank of India?
  10. Who won gold in the 100 m world title in London in which Usain Bolt won bronze?
  11. With which company did the Indian Railways signed its first EPC, Engineering Procurement Construction contract for the electrification of the railways?
  12. With which bank did India signed a loan agreement for financing of 329 million US Dollars for Gujarat rural roads project?
  13. With the department of handloom and textiles of which state did the Amazon India signed a MoU, to educate, train and enable weavers and artisans to directly sell their products to amazon customers across the country?
  14. Which oil is popularly known as Eugenol?
  15. Where is the DMAPR, Directorate of Medicinal and Aromatic Plants located?
August 2017 - Current Affairs for IBPS, RBI, IRDAI & UPSC exams

Answers

  1. Indian Shooter Ankur Mittal
  2. Astana, Kazakhstan
  3. Venkaiah Naidu
  4. Economist Rajiv Kumar
  5. North Korea
  6. Uttar Pradesh
  7. Exempted goods
  8. 5%
  9. Mohammad Mustafa
  10. Justin Gatlin
  11. Larsen and Turbo
  12. Asian Infrastructure Investment bank
  13. Telangana
  14. Clove oil
  15. Anand in Gujarat
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August 19, 2017

July 2017 #8 - Current Affairs for IBPS, RBI, UPSC exams

July 2017 - Current Affairs and General Awareness for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB, RBI Assistant, UIIC, IRDAI, OIC and UPSC exams


  1. World Population Day is observed on ?
  2. What is the theme of the World Population Day 2017?
  3. Six caves in Swabja Jura region of which country were added to the world heritage list by the UNESCO?
  4. Who is name as the new chief coach of the Indian cricket team till 2019 World cup?
  5. Which is the India's first state to fix minimum education qualification for cooperative body poll?
  6. Who is appointed as the chairperson of the Broadcasting Contents Complaints Council, BCCC?
  7. Who is the CM of Meghalaya?
  8. What is the flagship programme launched by Meghalaya CM at Songsak in East Garo Hills?
  9. Which company acquired Bengaluru based artificial intelligence start up, Halli Labs?
  10. Which country will host the eighth edition of the greatest carnival of theater in the world, Theater Olympics 2018?
  11. Where will the India's first technology and innovation support centre be established?
  12. Which department will establish the Technology and Innovation Support Centre, TISC?
  13. The super cluster of galaxies, Saraswati, is located in the direction of which constellation?
  14. The World Youth Skills Day is observed globally on 
  15. Between which stations, India's first solar powered Diesel Electric Multiple Unit, DEMU, will run?
July 2017 - Current Affairs for IBPS, RBI, UPSC exams

Answers


  1. July 11
  2. Family Planning: Empowering People, Developing Nations
  3. Germany
  4. Ravi Shastri
  5. Rajasthan
  6. Justice Vikaramjit Sen
  7. Dr. Mukul Sangma
  8. LIFE, Livelihood Intervention and Facilitation of Entrprenuership
  9. Google
  10. India
  11. Patent Information Centre of Punjab
  12. Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion
  13. Constellation Pisces
  14. 15 July
  15. Sarai Rohilla in Delhi to Farukh Nagar in Haryana
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August 16, 2017

August 2017 #4 - Current Affairs for IBPS, RBI, UPSC exams

August 2017 - Current Affairs and General Awareness for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB, RBI Assistant, UIIC and UPSC exams


  1. Expand CSIR.
  2. Which organisation is the official time keepers of India?
  3. What is the Russia's global positioning system, GPS?
  4. Where are the high precision clocks maintained in India?
  5. What is required for the purpose of establishing the identity of the deceased for death registration from 1 October 2017?
  6. Which two countries have reiterated their commitment to complete and operationalise the Chabahar port?
  7. Who is the president of Iran?
  8. What is the policy launched by the government for HIV patients in 2017?
  9. For the smooth implementation of which agreement of WTO, the government has formulated detailed action plan with timelines?
  10. Who has been selected for 2017 Prem Nazir Award?
  11. What is the committee set up by the government for the implementation of WTO's Trade Facilitation agreement?
  12. Who is the Secretary General Of United Nations?
  13. Who will be the head of the National Committee on Trade Facilitation?
  14. The UNESCO has cautioned that the damage caused to the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway in the northern Part of West Bengal due to which agitation, may put in peril the World Heritage Site tag earned in 1999?
  15. Where was the International Shooting Sport Federation Cup held?
August 2017 - Current Affairs for IBPS, RBI, UPSC exams

Answers


  1. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
  2. National Physical Laboratory
  3. GLONASS
  4. National Physical Laboratory
  5. Aadhar Number
  6. India and Iran
  7. Hassan Rouhani
  8. Test and Treat policy
  9. Trade Facilitation agreement
  10. Telugu actress Sharada
  11. National Committee on Trade Faciltation
  12. Antonio Guterres
  13. Cabinet secretary
  14. Gorkhaland agitation
  15. Acapulco, Mexico
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August 13, 2017

July 2017 #7 - Current Affairs for IBPS, SBI, RBI, UPSC exams

July 2017 - Current Affairs and General Awareness for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB, SBI, RBI Assistant, UIIC, SSC and UPSC exams


  1. Who is appointed as the next chief election commissioner?
  2. Who are the two Indian Americans to be honoured with Great Immigrants award?
  3. Which country won the 2017 FIFA confederation cup?
  4. What is the Israeli flower named after PM Modi as a special gesture to mark the first visit of an Indian Prime Minister to Israel?
  5. Who is the Prime Minister of France?
  6. Which country declared itself free from highly pathogenic Avian influenza (H5N1 and H5N8)?
  7. What are the four private banks with which EPFO inked agreement to collect PF dues?
  8. Which country passed a bill making torture a crime under national law?
  9. What is the scheme launched by National Book Trust recently?
  10. What is the student scientist connect programme launched by the union government?
  11. Who is the Prime Minister of Iraq?
  12. Which city was declared the full liberation after three years of ISIS control, by the prime minister of Iraq?
  13. Where was the G20 Summit 2017 held?
  14. What is the theme of G20 Summit 2017?
  15. What are the three countries that began the joint Naval exercise Malabar 2017 in Bay of Bengal?
July 2017 - Current Affairs for IBPS, SBI, RBI, UPSC exams

Answers


  1. Achal Kumar Joti
  2. Adobe chief Shantanu Narayan and Former US Surgeon General Vivek Murthy
  3. Germany
  4. Israeli Crysanthemum
  5. Edouard Philippe
  6. India
  7. ICICI, HDFC, Axis Bank, Kotak Mahindra
  8. Italy
  9. Har Haat Ek Kitaab
  10. Jigyasa
  11. Haider al-Abdali
  12. Mosul
  13. Hamburg, Germany
  14. Shapiing the Interconnected World
  15. India, Japan, United States
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August 12, 2017

August 2017 #3 - Current Affairs for IBPS, SBI, RBI, UPSC exams

August 2017 - Current Affairs and General Awareness for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB Officer and Assistant, SBI, RBI, SSC CGL and UPSC exams


  1. How much amount of interest burdent, as said by the CAG, the Food Corporation of India would have saved during 2011-16, if the government released the food subsidy on time?
  2. Under various phases of which scheme did the government proposes to establish 14 new AIIMS in different parts of the country?
  3. What is the first airport in the country to provide 'Express Security Check' facility?
  4. The Loksabha passed a ill to enable the exit of RBI from NABARD and increase authorised capital of the development institution 6 times to _____.
  5. What is the new exchange traded fund, ETF announced by finance minister Arun Jaitley, which consists of 22 scrips including ONGC, IOC, SBI and Axis bank?
  6. Which organisation manages the New Exchange Traded Fund?
  7. Who is the index provider for new Exchange Traded Fund?
  8. What are the six sectors of BHARAT 22?
  9. What is the target for the central public sector enterprises disinvestment in 2017-18?
  10. Which country's 3 billion dollars annual exports are slashed by a third by a US drafted United Nations Security Council Resolution, by banning the country's coal, iron ore, lead, lead ore and seafood?
  11. To be adopted, an United Nations Security Council Resolution needs 9 votes and no vetos by which countries?
  12. Where did the union government launched the second Agri-UDAAN program?
  13. Which country approved a law making permanent residency available to non citizens?
  14. What is India's indigenous global positioning system?
  15. With which organisation, which is based in New Delhi, did ISRO signed a pact, to us the official time provided by it for India's GPS, IRNSS?
August 2017 - Current Affairs for IBPS, SBI, RBI, UPSC exams

Answers


  1. Rs. 35,700 crore
  2. Pradhan Mantri Swastya Suraksha Yojana
  3. Hyderabad International airport limited
  4. Rs. 30,000 crore
  5. BHARAT 22
  6. ICICI Prudential AMC
  7. Asia Index Private Limited
  8. Energy, FMCG, Finance, Basic Material, Industrial and Utilities
  9. RS. 72,500 cr
  10. North Korea
  11. Unitede States, China, Russia, France or Britain
  12. New Delhi
  13. Qatar
  14. IRNSS - Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System
  15. National Physical Laboratory
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August 11, 2017

Banking Awareness for IBPS, SBI, RBI exams #14

Banking Awareness for IBPS PO & Cler, IBPS RRB Officer & Assistant, SBI, RBI, RRB, LIC, NIACL, SSC, UPSC exams


  1. Where is the debt recovery tribunal situated?
  2. What is NSE 50 renamed as?
  3. What is the Capital Adequacy Ratio of all Indian scheduled commercial banks?
  4. NIKKI is the share price index of which country?
  5. What is the Indian share price index?
  6. Expand RIDF.
  7. What is the corpus of RIDF XXII?
  8. What are HDFC Top 200, HDFC equity fund, IDFC small and Mid cap?
  9. What is the act that is fully applicable to all commercial banks?
  10. For a scheduled bank, the paid up capital and collected funds of bank should not be less than _____.
  11. What is the authorised capital of State Bank of India at present?
  12. Negotiable instruments act 1881 is related to which sector?
  13. Why doe the Reserve Bank of India change the Cash Reserve Ratio periodically?
  14. Who cannot open a bank account?
  15. For which purpose dose National Savings Certificate, Infrastructure Bonds, Mutual Funds meant?
  16. For which year is the NABARD's RIDF XXII?
Banking Awareness for IBPS, SBI, RBI, UPSC exams

Answers


  1. New Delhi
  2. CNX Nifty
  3. 9%
  4. Tokyo
  5. Sensex
  6. Rural Infrastructure Development Fund
  7. Rs. 25000 crore
  8. Mutual Funds
  9. Banking Regulation Act 1949
  10. Rs. 5 Lakh
  11. Rs. 5000 crore
  12. Banking
  13. To control money supply in the economy
  14. A person of unsound mind
  15. Investment purposes
  16. 2016-17
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August 08, 2017

Idioms and Phrases #2 - General English for IBPS, SBI, RBI, CSAT exams

Idioms and Phrases - General English for IBPS PO & Clerk, IBPS RRB Officer & Assistant, SBI, RBI, CAT, SSC and CSAT exams


  1. Achilles heel
    1. Walk barefoot
    2. Run fast
    3. The weak point in a person
    4. A gigantic personality
  2. To let the cat out of the bag
    1. To get into trouble
    2. To disapprove something
    3. To set free from anger
    4. To reveal a secret
  3. At the eleventh hour
    1. In danger
    2. Just in time
    3. In the wrong time
    4. Time of emergency
  4. Crocodile tears
    1. Crying loudly
    2. Showing excessive sympathy
    3. Insincere sorrow
    4. Emotional outburst
  5. Beat around the Bush
    1. Approach in a roundabout way
    2. The art of plain speaking
    3. Hit the shrubs hard
    4. Hide to escape from danger
  6. Red letter day
    1. An insignificant day
    2. A dangerous day
    3. Lover's day
    4. An important day
  7. A white elephant
    1. An important family member
    2. Official symbol of peace
    3. A burdensome possession
    4. An object of heavy weight
  8. Spill the beans
    1. Try to spoil the image
    2. Growing a tree
    3. Let out a secret
    4. Make a bad propaganda
  9. Green eyed
    1. Jealous
    2. Loving
    3. Clever
    4. Ragged
  10. Wee hours
    1. In the early hours of morning
    2. Wrong timing
    3. End of time
    4. Important decision

Answers


  1. The weak point in a person
  2. To reveal a secret
  3. Just in time
  4. Insincere sorrow
  5. Approach in a roundabout way
  6. An important day
  7. A burdensome possession
  8. Let out a secret
  9. Jealous
  10. In the early hours of morning
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August 07, 2017

IBPS PO Mains 2017 - General Awareness #5

General Awareness with special reference to banking for IBPS PO & Clerk, IBPS RRB Officer & Assistant, SBI, RBI, LIC, NICL, SSC & UPSC exams


  1. Where did the Railways minister, Suresh Prabhu inaugurated, Indian Railways' first HR Round table conference?
  2. Who is conferred with WHO Director General's special recognition award for tobacco control?
  3. Where is the first workshop titles 'Accelerating Sagaramala implementation - Engaging with states' being inaugurated?
  4. Which country announced mounting a national mission on advanced ultra super critical technologies for cleaner coal utilisation?
  5. Which group has signed its intent to expand its footprint in global media space with the injection of a one million dollar fund?
  6. Which country announced to be the co-partner country in ANUGA 2017, an international business platform for food industry to be held in Germany?
  7. Name the anti tank guided missile which was successfully test fired in the desert ranges of Rajasthan.
  8. What is the mission launched by Railway minister Suresh Prabhu to enhance the passenger experience by upgrading the existing fleet of coaches with better furnishing, aesthetics and amenities and better safety measures?
  9. Who set a national record in girls 3000 m steeplechase in junior federation cup athletics champions at PAC stadium?
  10. What is the apex body of ministry of commerce and industry?
  11. To which party does the British Prime Minister Theresa May belongs?
  12. Which is the only public sector bank that has been rated high for complying with Banking Codes and Standards Board of India codes, which focuses in fair treatment of customers?
  13. Where is Kamarajar port located?
  14. Who is the union minister of shipping, road transport and highways, who inaugurated new projects at Kamarajar port?
  15. RBI has issued a new batch of Rs. 500 notes with the inset letter '_____' in both the number panels of the New Mahatma Gandhi series.
General Awareness with special reference to banking for IBPS PO & Clerk, IBPS RRB Officer & Assistant

Answers


  1. New Delhi
  2. J P Nadda
  3. New Delhi
  4. India
  5. BRICS group
  6. India
  7. Nag
  8. Mission RETRO FITMENT
  9. Nandini Gupta
  10. APEDA - Agricultural and Processed food products export development authority
  11. Conservative Party
  12. IDBI bank
  13. Tamil Nadu
  14. Nitin Gadkari
  15. A
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July 2017 #6 - Current Affairs for IBPS RRB, PO & Clerk exams

July 2017 - Current Affairs for IBPS RRB Officer and Assistant, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI, RBI, LIC, NICL, SSC CGL, UPSC exams


  1. Who is the first Indian prime minister to visit Israel?
  2. Who is the Pakistan prime minister that resigned from his post after the supreme court disqualified him in Panama papers case?
  3. What is the assessed requirement of capital requirement of Public Sector Banks under the Basel III global risk norms?
  4. Which plan envisages that public sector banks would rise Rs. 1.1 lakh crore from the market over the period 2015-19 along with the capital infusion of Rs. 70000 crore from the public treasury?
  5. Who is the chief minister of Uttarakhand?
  6. Jim Corbett tiger reserve and Rajaji tiger reserve are located in which state?
  7. Who sworn-in as the CM of Bihar for the 6th time?
  8. Where was the 15th meeting of India-Nepal joint team of experts on Sapta Kosi High dam multipurpose project and Sun Kosi storage-cum-diversion scheme concluded?
  9. What is the percent of FDI in multi brand retail in the food processing sector?
  10. Who is the food processing minister?
  11. The US Senate has rejected a Republican plan to replace, which signature plan of President Barack Obama?
  12. Who is the minister of statistics and program implementation?
  13. How many different wage legislations will be integrated by the New minimum wage code bill cleared by the cabinet?
  14. The Collection of statistics amendment bill 2017 aims at amending which bill, which provides for the collection of statistics related to social, economic, demographic, scientific and environmental aspects by central, state and local governments?
  15. Which state will be the first state in the country to introduce digital classrooms in 4000 government and municipal schools across the state under Vidya Vani programme?
July 2017 - Current Affairs for IBPS RRB, PO & Clerk exams

Answers


  1. PM Modi
  2. Nawaz Sharif
  3. Rs. 1.8 lakh crore
  4. Plan Indradhanush 2015-19
  5. Trivendra Singh
  6. Uttarakhand
  7. Nitish Kumar
  8. Kathmandu
  9. 100%
  10. Harsimrat Kaur Badal
  11. Health policy
  12. D V Sadananda Gouda
  13. Four
  14. Collection of Statistics bill 2008
  15. Andhra Pradesh
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Blood Relations #2 - Reasoning Ability for IBPS, SBI, RBI, SSC, CSAT exams

Blood Relations - Reasoning Ability for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB Officer & Assistant, SBI, RBI, LIC, NICL, SSC CGL and CSAT exams


  1. Pointing to a photograph of Hari, Vijay said, 'The father of his sister is the husand of my wife's mother'. How is Vijay related to Hari?
    1. Brother
    2. Brother-in-law
    3. Uncle
    4. Data inadequate
  2. Pointing to a man, Prasad said, 'His only brother is the father of my daughter's father'. How is the man related to Prasad?
    1. Grandfather 
    2. Brother
    3. Uncle
    4. Can't be determined
  3. The mother of Suresh is the only daughter of Seema's father. How is Seema related to Suresh?
    1. Sister
    2. Mother
    3. Aunt
    4. Data inadequate
  4. Introducing a man, a woman said, 'He is the only son of my mother's mother'. Who is the woman related to the man?
    1. Mother
    2. Aunt
    3. Sister
    4. Niece
  5. What is my mother's husband's father-in-law's son's daughter to me?
    1. Niece
    2. Cousin
    3. Sister
    4. Mother
  6. What is my father's wife's grandfather's only child's son's daughter to me?
    1. Aunt
    2. Niece
    3. Sister
    4. Cousin
  7. How is my mother's brother's only sibling's son related to me?
    1. Uncle
    2. Cousin
    3. Nephew
    4. Brother
  8. What is my father's father's daughter-in-law's son's wife to me, if both my father and his father have only one child each?
    1. Mother
    2. Cousin
    3. Wife
    4. Sister
  9. Introducing a girl, Venu said, 'Her mother is the only daughter of my mother-in-law'. How is Venu related to the girl?
    1. Uncle
    2. Husband
    3. Brother
    4. Father
  10. Pointing to a lady, a man said, 'The son of her only brother is the brother of my wife'. How is the lady related to the man?
    1. Mother's sister
    2. Grandmother
    3. Mother-in-law
    4. Sister of Father-in-law
Reasoning Ability for IBPS, SBI, RBI, SSC, CSAT exams

Answers


  1. Brother-in-law
  2. Uncle
  3. Brother
  4. Niece
  5. Cousin
  6. Cousin
  7. Brother
  8. Wife
  9. Father
  10. Sister of Father-in-law
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August 06, 2017

Vocabulary for IBPS, SBI, RBI, CSAT, CAT exams #18

Vocabulary for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB, SBI PO, RBI, CSAT, CAT, GRE exams

Vocabulary for IBPS, SBI, RBI, CSAT, CAT exams

INFIDELITY

  • Noun
  • Marital disloyalty; Unfaithfulness;
  • SYNONYMS: Adultery, Betrayal, Cheating, Falsity, Perfidy
  • ANTONYMS: Faithfulness; Fidelity; Loyalty; Honour; Staunchness
  • USAGE:  → After her first two failed marriages and her ex-husbands' infidelities, she could not go down this road herself.

PROMISCUOUS

  • Adjective
  • Indiscriminately sexually active
  • FORMS: Promiscuously - Adverb
    Promiscuousness - Noun
  • SYNONYMS: Licentious, Immoral, Profilgate, Wanton
  • ANTONYMS: Chaste, Cold, Frigid
  • USAGE:  → Apparently that meant, I was young and potentially very promiscuous.
    He is just starting his adulthood in a culture predominated by permissiveness and promiscuity.

RETALIATE

  • Verb
  • Get even with someone
  • Forms: Retaliative - Adjective
    Retaliater - Noun
  • SYNONYMS: React, Reciprocate, Counterattack, Revenge, Avenge, Requite
  • ANTONYMS: Forgive, Pardon, Sympathize
  • USAGE:  → The tiger only learned to avoid people when their abilities to retaliate increased over the last two centuries.
    → Often people talk of justice as only retaliative.

CONTEMPLATE

  • Verb
  • Think about seriously
  • Forms: Contemplatingly - Adverb
    Contemplation - Noun
  • SYNONYMS: Aim, Consider, Envisage, Excogitate, Observe, Percolate
  • ANTONYMS: Discard, Disregard, Neglect, Scorn
  • USAGE:  → For a time he contemplated a career as an army medical officer.
    → He was lost in the contemplation of the landscape for a while.

TANTAMOUNT

  • Adjective
  • Equivalent; Same;
  • SYNONYMS: Duplicate, Commensurate, Parallel, Synonymous, Uniform
  • ANTONYMS: Different, Opposite, Polar, Reverse
  • USAGE:  → His angry speech was tantamount to a declaration of war.
    →What Bose is saying is tantamount to abuse.

INTRIGUE

  • Noun
  • Scheme; Secret planning, plot
  • Forms: Intriguingly - Adverb
    Intriguing/Intrigued - Verb
  • SYNONYMS: Artifice, Cabal, Collusion, Conspiracy, Hookup, Dodge, Wile
  • USAGE:  →The Novelty of the situation intrigued him.
    →The plan intrigues me, but I wonder if it will work.
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August 05, 2017

August 2017 #2 - Current Affairs for IBPS RRB, PO & Clerk exams

August 2017 - Current Affairs for IBPS RRB Officer and Assistant, IBPS PO & Clerk, SBI, RBI, LIC, NICL, UPSC and SSC CGL exams


  1. What is the first railway project in the world to be registered by the United Nations under the Clean Development Mechanism?
  2. To what degree Celsius does the temperature increase on the earth by the end of this century, much higher than the target of 1.5 degrees set by the 2016 Paris agreement?
  3. Since when did  the provision of 'None of the above' in the rajyasabha elections has been made available as declared by the election commission?
  4. What is the bill passed by the parliament related to children's education?
  5. Who is the present Human Resource minister?
  6. On which countries does the law imposes sanctions, signed by US President Trump, for their alleged meddling in 2016 elections?
  7. In which East African country did China launched its first overseas naval facility?
  8. What is the portal launched by the union government to provide a platform for farmers to sell agricultural produce?
  9. What are the two organisations involved in the development of e-RaKAM portal?
  10. To what percent did RBI reduced the Repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility in its third bimonthly monetary policy review for the FY 2017-18?
  11. What is the new Reverse Repo Rate as on 2nd August 2017?
  12. At what percent did RBI fixed the Bank rate and Marginal Standing Facility rate?
  13. Who is the head of the monetary policy committee?
  14. Expand GOLF(Scientific Instrument).
  15. In which state is Kali tiger reserve present?
August 2017 - Current Affairs for IBPS RRB, PO & Clerk, SSC CGL and UPSC exams

Answers


  1. Delhi Metro Railway Corporation
  2. 4.9 degree Celsius
  3. April 2014
  4. Right to Children to Free and Compulsory Education Amendment Bill, 2017
  5. Prakash Javedkar
  6. Russia, Iran and North Korea
  7. Djibouti
  8. e-Rashtriya Kisan Agri Mandi Portal, e-RaKAM
  9. Auctioner MSTC Limiter and CRWC, Central Warehouse Company Limited
  10. 6%
  11. 5.75%
  12. 6.25%
  13. RBI governor
  14. Global Oscillations at Low Frequency instrument
  15. Karnataka
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Simplifications #4 - Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS RRB, PO & Clerk

Simplifications - Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS RRB Officer & Assistant, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI, RBI, LIC, NICL, CSAT, SSC CGL exams


  1. 15.4 ✕ 13.5 ✕ ? = 2598.75
    1. 13.4
    2. 10.5
    3. 11.4
    4. 12.5
  2. 643.9 + 7546.4 + 1203.5 =?
    1. 15188.5
    2. 15185.8
    3. 15155.5
    4. 15815.1
  3. 4.5 ✕ 437 ÷ 19 = ?
    1. 103.5
    2. 115.3
    3. 105.3
    4. 113.5
  4. 14% of 250 ✕ ? % of 150 = 840
    1. 14
    2. 18
    3. 16
    4. 12
  5. 3/8 − 2/16 ✕ 4/5 ÷ 1/5 = ?
    1. 1/8
    2. -1/8
    3. 1/4
    4. -1/4
  6. 2 1/2 − 7/2 + 4 ÷ 2 = ?
    1. -1
    2. 1
    3. 2
    4. 3

Approximation


  1. 11.003 ✕ 19.998 ✕ 9.010 = ?
    1. 1710
    2. 1680
    3. 1800
    4. 1980
  2. 1088.88 + 1800.08 + 1880.80 =?
    1. 3950
    2. 4770
    3. 4620
    4. 5040
  3. 8399.999 ÷ 375.002 ✕ 14.996 = ?
    1. 565
    2. 225
    3. 335
    4. 625
  4. √? = 37.005
    1. 1150
    2. 1220
    3. 1570
    4. 1370
Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS RRB, PO & Clerk

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  1. 12.5
  2. 15185.8
  3. 103.5
  4. 16
  5. -1/8
  6. 1
  7. 1980
  8. 4770
  9. 335
  10. 1370
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July 2017 #5 - Current Affairs for IBPS PO & Clerk, IBPS RRB exams

July 2017 - Current Affairs for IBPS PO & Clerk, IBPS RRB Officer and Assistant, SBI, RBI, LIC, NICL, SSC CGL and UPSC exams


  1. Who was chosen as the captain of the ICC Women's world cup team 2017 by the International Cricket Council?
  2. Who is the Indian weightlifter who bagged a gold medal at the Asian Youth and Junior weightlifting champions in Kathmandu, Nepal?
  3. On which country's rocket was the satellite Aryabhatta launched in 1975?
  4. The competition commission of India approved the merger of Vodaone India and _____.
  5. Which country will host the Global conference on cyber space, the world's largest conference on cyberspace and related issues in November 2017?
  6. What is the theme of GCCS, Global conference on cyber space 2017?
  7. What is the bill approved by Rajyasabha related to foot ware?
  8. Which organisation conducts the survey World Economic Outlook?
  9. What is the rank of India out of 152 countries on the inaugural "commitment to reducing inequality index" released by an International NGO, Oxfam, in association with Developmental finance international?
  10. Which country topped the "Commitment to reducing inequality index"?
  11. What are the large scale naval drills started by China and Russia in the Baltic sea?
  12. Who is the present Union minster for Panchayat Raj, Rural Development, Drinking water and Sanitation?
  13. What is the mobile app launched by the government for road maintenance?
  14. Who is the Director General of International Labour Organisation?
  15. What is the portal launched by the union government for taking complaints on sexual harassment of women employees in government offices?
July 2017 - Current Affairs for IBPS PO & Clerk, IBPS RRB exams

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  1. Mithali Raj
  2. Konsam Ormila Devi
  3. Russian Rocket
  4. Idea cellular
  5. India
  6. Cuber4all: An inclusive, sustainable, developmental, safe and secure cyberspace
  7. Foot ware Design and development institute Bill, 2017
  8. International Monetary Fund
  9. 132
  10. Sweden
  11. Joint Sea 2017
  12. Sri Narendra Singh
  13. Aarambh
  14. Guy Ryder
  15. SHe-box
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Puzzles #10 - Reasoning Ability for IBPS RRB, IBPS PO & Clerk Exams

Puzzles - Reasoning Ability for IBPS RRB, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, RBI, LIC, SBI, CSAT Exams

Directions (Q.No. 1 – 8): Study the following information carefully to answer the given questions.


Eight persons from different companies, viz. Accenture, Amazon, Facebook, IBM, Infosys, Microsoft, TCS and Wipro, are sitting in two parallel rows containing four persons each, in such a way that there is an equal distance between adjacent persons. In row 1, J, K, L and M are sitting and all of them are facing north. In row 2, A, B, C and D are sitting and all of them are facing south. Therefore, in the given seating arrangement each member sitting in a row faces another member of the other row.


  • The person from Infosys faces the one who is on the immediate left of L. L is neither from Amazon nor from Facebook.
  • An immediate neighbour of A faces the person from Accenture. The person from Microsoft faces the person who is on the left of the person from Amazon.
  • There is only one person sitting between the persons from Amazon and TCS but that person is not J. The persons from Amazon and Facebook are not sitting at the extreme ends.
  • B sits on the immediate left of the person from Infosys. Persons from IBM and Microsoft are immediate neighbours. C and K are not sitting at any of the ends. 
  • M faces the one who is sitting on the immediate right of the person from Microsoft. A is not from M.

Questions



  1. Who among the following is from Wipro?
    1. A
    2. L
    3. B
    4. M
    5. Can't be determined
  2. Which of the following statements false regarding M?
    1. M is from TCS
    2. M is sitting at one of the extreme ends
    3. M is on the immediate left of the person who is from Facebook
    4. M is sitting opposite the person from Microsoft
    5. All are True
  3. Four of the following five are alike in a certain way based on the given arrangement and forms a group. Which is the one that does not elong to that group?
    1. C
    2. J
    3. A
    4. K
    5. M
  4. L is from which of the following organisations?
    1. TCS
    2. Accenture
    3. IBM
    4. Microsoft
    5. None of these
  5. Who is sitting between D and the person from Infosys?
  6. Reasoning Ability for IBPS RRB, IBPS PO, Clerk, SBI, RBI, CSAT, CAT Exams
    1. The person who is from Facebook
    2. B
    3. M
    4. The person who faces the one from Facebook
    5. None of these
  7. D is related to Amazon, in the same way as K is related to Wipro based on the given arrangement. Who among the following is L related to, following the same pattern?
    1. TCS
    2. Microsoft
    3. Infosys
    4. IBM
    5. None of these
  8. Who among the following faces the one from Microsoft?
    1. The person who is from Amazon
    2. L
    3. M
    4. The person who is from Wipro
    5. K
  9. Who among the following sit on the extreme ends of the row?
    1. B and the person from Facebook
    2. The persons from TCS and Infosys
    3. The persons from Accenture and Microsoft
    4. M and the person from Wipro
    5. D and J
  10. Who among the following works in Facebook?
    1. J
    2. K
    3. L
    4. M
    5. C
  11. Who faces the one who is to the immediate left of the one who works in Microsoft?
    1. The person from Amazon
    2. M
    3. The person from Wipro
    4. The Person from Accentur
    5. Can't be determined

Answers


  1. B
  2. M is sitting opposite of the person from Microsoft
  3. M
  4. Accenture
  5. The person who faces the one from Faccebook
  6. Microsoft
  7. K
  8. M and the person from Wipro
  9. K
  10. The person from Amazon

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August 04, 2017

Word Analogy #1 - General English for IBPS PO & Clerk exams

Word Analogy - General English for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB Officer &Assistant, SBI, RBI, NICL, LIC, CSAT and SSC exams


Analogy means similarity or presence of some kind of relationship between the two given things. There may be a number of possibilities in establishing a relationship between two objects. 

General English for IBPS PO, Clerk, RRB, SBI, RBI, CSAT, SSC CGL exams


Directions: The following questions comprise two words each that have a certain relationship between them. They are followed by four lettered pair of words. Select the letter pair that has the same relationship as the original pair of words.


  1. Education : Development
    1. Man : Speech
    2. Nutrition : Health
    3. Game : Play
    4. Child : Growth
  2. House : Room
    1. Smuggle : Fight
    2. Transport : Car
    3. School : College
    4. Boy : Girl
  3. Gill : Fin
    1. Salad : Rice
    2. Kill : Bomb
    3. Sea : Fish
    4. Question : Team
  4. Glove : Ball
    1. Summer : Winter
    2. Game : Study
    3. Stadium : Seats
    4. Hook : Fish
  5. Break : Glass
    1. Writer : Pen
    2. Bread : Bake
    3. Kick : Football
    4. Muddy : Unclear
  6. Sculptor : Chisel
    1. Pathology : Disease
    2. Tailor : Needle
    3. Engineer : Site
    4. Time : Seconds
  7. Linguistics : Language
    1. Gardener : Harrow
    2. Hen : Chicken
    3. Scale : Length
    4. Anthropology : Man
  8. Lawyer : Court
    1. Professor : University
    2. Author : Book
    3. Wine : Grapes
    4. Volume : Litre
  9. Farmer : Crop
    1. Fabric : Yarn
    2. Cat : Kitten
    3. Wish : Desire
    4. Editor : Newspaper
  10. Omelette : Egg
    1. Man : Child
    2. Spoon : Feed
    3. Judge : Justice
    4. Sack : Jute

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  1. Nutrition : Health
  2. Transport : Car
  3. Salad : Rice
  4. Hook : Fish
  5. Kick : Football
  6. Tailor : Needle
  7. Anthropology : Man
  8. Professor : University
  9. Editor : Newspaper
  10. Sack : Jute
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August 03, 2017

August 2017 #1 - Current Affairs for IBPS RRB, PO and Clerk exams

August 2017 - Current Affairs and General Awareness for IBPS RRB Officer and Assistant, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI, RBI, LIC, SSC, UPSC exams


  1. Supreme court imposed a ban on the use of five harmful metals in firecrackers as they cause enormous air pollution. What are the five metals?
  2. Expand PESO. 
  3. What is Ramon Magsaysay Award also known as?
  4. Magsaysay award 2017 is given to 6 members. Who are they?
  5. In honour of whom did Magsaysay award was created in 1957?
  6. In which sector did the executive committee of National Mission for Clean Ganga approved seven projects?
  7. What does the Constitution 123rd amendment bill 2017, passed by the Rajya Sabha, seeks?
  8. Where were the 2017 FINA World Aquatic Championships held?
  9. Who has been elected as the Prime Minister by Pakistan's National Assembly, after Nawaz Sharif was disqualified by the Supreme cout over the panama papers scandal?
  10. What is the United Nations specialised agency for Information and Communication Technologies?
  11. According to a UN report, which two countries are home to 39% of the 830 million young people worldwide who use the internet?
  12. Which state government's 60% of the total expenditure is financed by the central government through non-debt resources during 2015-16?
  13. Which mission will be intensified and will be launched by the health ministry to accelerate immunisation coverage to meet its targets of full immunisation cover by 2018?
  14. Who is the founder director of Cellular and Molecular biology, that passed away?
  15. Which corporation was declared as the world's first green metro after it added a green certification for all its major buildings and installations?
August 2017 Current Affairs for IBPS RRB, PO and Clerk exams

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  1. Lithium, Mercury, Arsenic, Antimony and Lead
  2. Petroleum and Explosive Safety Oranisation
  3. Asian Nobel Prize
  4. Yoshiyaki Ishizawa, Japan; Abdon Nababan, Indonesia; Gethsie Shanmugam, Sri Lanka; Tony Tay, SIngapore; Lila De Lima and Phillippines Educationsl Theatre Association, Phillippines
  5. Ramon Magsaysay, Former president of Phillippines
  6. Sewage infrastructure and development
  7. To create a commission with constitutional status for OBCs at par with National Commission for Scheduled castes and tribes
  8. Budapest, Hungary
  9. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi
  10. International Telecommunications Union
  11. India and CHina
  12. Jammu and Kashmir
  13. Mission Indradhanush
  14. Pushpa Mitra Bhargava
  15. Delhi Metro Railway Corporation
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August 01, 2017

July 2017 #4 - Current Affairs for IBPS PO & Clerk exams

July 2017 Current Affairs and General Awareness for IBPS RRB Officer & Assistant, IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RBI, UPSC, SSC, LIC exams


  1. Who is the chief minister of Jharkhand?
  2. What is the largest fresh water aquarium inaugurated by Jharkhand CM?
  3. Who was awarded with Queens young leaders award 2017?
  4. With which  bank did the centre signed a 220 million dollar loan for improving connectivity as well as transport efficiency and safety on state highways of Rajasthan?
  5. Under which act, no child can be detained or expelled from the school till the completion of elementary education?
  6. What is the new pension scheme launched by the finance minster Arun Jaitley?
  7. Which yojana replaced National Agriculture Insurance Scheme NIAS, Modified NAIS, Water based Crop Insurance Scheme from Kharif 2016?
  8. What is the theme of UNAIDS Report 2017?
  9. Whom did UK government appointed as the first female president of the Supreme Court?
  10. Who is the CM of Nagaland?
  11. Who is the Governor of Nagaland?
  12. Between which two countries, the agreement for cooperaton in the peaceful uses of nuclear energy has come into force from 20 July?
  13. For the creation and launch of which funds, cabinet approved an alternative mechanism that will decide on stake sales in state owned banks?
  14. Who is the 14th President of India?
  15. International Solar Alliance is an initiative launched by PM Modi in November 2015, in _____.
July 2017 Current Affairs and General Awareness for IBPS RRB Officer & Assistant

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  1. Raghubar Das
  2. Ranchi Machchli Ghar
  3. Anti hunger activist, Ankit Kawatra
  4. Asia Development Bank
  5. Right to education Act 2009
  6. Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana
  7. Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bhima Yojana
  8. Ending Aids - Progress towards the 90-90-90 targets
  9. Brenda Marjorie Hale
  10. TR Zeliang
  11. P B Acharya
  12. India and Japan
  13. Exchange Traded Funds, ETFs
  14. Ram Nath Kovind
  15. Paris
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Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS, SBI, RBI, LIC, SSC exams #22

Quantitative Aptitude for IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB Officer & Assistant, SBI PO, SBI Clerk, RBI, LIC, NICL, CSAT, SSC exams


  1. What would be the compound interest accrued on an amount of Rs. 7400 at 13.5% per annum at the end of 2 years?
    1. Rs. 2136.87
    2. Rs. 2306.87
    3. Rs. 2032.18
    4. Rs. 2132. 87
  2. Sonu invested 10% more than Mona. Mona invested 10% less than Raghu. If the total sum of their investment is Rs. 5780, how much amount did Raghu invest?
    1. Rs. 2010
    2. Rs. 2000
    3. Rs. 2100
    4. Rs. 2210
  3. The ration of the ages of Tina and Rakesh is 9 : 10. Ten years ago the ratio of their ages was 4 : 5. What is the present age of Rakesh?
    1. 25
    2. 20
    3. 30
    4. 24
  4. The circumference of two circles is 132 and 176 m, respectively. What is the difference between the area of the larger circle and the smaller circle?
    1. 1048 sq m
    2. 1076 sq m
    3. 1078 sq m
    4. 1090 sq m
  5. In how many different ways can the letters of the word 'OFFICES' be arranged?
    1. 2520
    2. 5040
    3. 1850
    4. 1680
  6. The total area of a circle and a square is equal to 5450 sq cm. The diameter of the circle is 70 cm. What is the sum of the circumference of the circle and the perimeter of the square?
    1. 360 cm
    2. 380 cm
    3. 270 cm
    4. Can't be determined
  7. The ratio between the speed of a train and a care is 16 : 15, respectively. Also a bus covered a distance of 480 km in 8 h. The speed of the bus is 3/4th the speed of the train. How much distance the car will cover in 6 h?
    1. 450 km
    2. 480 km
    3. 360 km
    4. Can't be determined
  8. Ram's present age is three times his son's present age and 2/5th o his father's present age. The average of the present ages of all of them is 46 years. What is the difference between the Ran's son's present age and Ram's father's present age?
    1. 68
    2. 88
    3. 58
    4. 65
  9. 20% of Anju's annual salary is equal to 75% of Raj's annual salary. Raj's monthly salary is 60% of Ravi's monthly salary. If Ravi's Annual salary id Rs. 1.44 lakhs, what is Anju's monthly salary?
    1. Rs. 270000
    2. Rs. 27000
    3. Rs. 324000
    4. Rs. 5400
  10. The largest and second largest angles of a triangle are in the ratio of 3 : 2, respectively. The smallest angle is 20% of the sum of the largest and the second largest angles. What is the sum of the smallest and the second largest angles?
    1. 80
    2. 60
    3. 100
    4. 90
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