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Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Latest GK India, March 2012

Latest GK India, March 2012

According to 2011 Annual Report of the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) released globally in Vienna, which country figures high in online dope trade?
- India ( 151 Kg illicit drugs recovered from 152 parcels in 2011)

What are the harsher punishments for traffic violations according to the amended Motor Vehicle Act approved on 1st March, 2012 by government?
For drunken driving the increased fine will range from Rs 2000 to 10,000 and imprisonment from six months to four years. For using mobile phones while driving fine raised to Rs 500 for first offence and Rs 2000 to Rs 5000 for subsequent offences.

India and which other country with long coastline have agreed to hold first ever maritime talks?
- China

Who is appointed new Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Training Command, IAF in Bangalore on 1st March,2012?
- Air Marshal Rajinder Singh ( Born in 1953 at Palampur, H.P)

Recently a pin shaped device suspected to be a remote electronic listening device was found in whose office?
- In the office of Defence Minister AK Antony on 16th Feb, 2012

Who has been appointed as the chairman of the monitoring authority that is supervising the investigations into 22 alleged fake encounter killings in Gujarat during 2002-06 by the Supreme Court on 2nd March,2012?
- Retired judge HS Bedi

Who will be Pakistan's new cricket coach? 
- Former Australian batsman Dav Whatmore

Who will be the next Army Chief after General VK Singh, retiring from service on 31st May,2012?
- Lieutenant General Bikram Singh (second-ever Sikh, after General JJ Singh (retd.) to command the 1.3 million strong Indian Army)

When did the Army successfully test fired the 290 Km range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile at the Pokharan range to operationalize the second regiment of the weapon system in service?
- On 4th March, 2012 ( One regiment of the 290 Km range BrahMos consists around 65 missiles, five mobile autonomous launchers on Tatra vehicles and two mobile command posts, among other equipments.) 

Who clinched the first women's Kabaddi World Cup championship title after defeating Iran?
- India

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Current GK Current Affairs general knowledge CLAT 2009 Solved Free paper

Current GK Current Affairs  general knowledge CLAT 2009 Solved Free paper

1. The largest natural gas reserves are found in ?
(A) Russia
(B) Antarctica
(C) Senegal
(D) South Africa
2. The President of the Palestinian Authority is?
(A) Mahmud Abbes
(B) Yasser Arafat
(C) Mustaf a Barghouti
(D) Humid Karat
3. The person associated with ‘New India’ is?
(A) Annie Besant
(B) Subshash Chandra Bose
(C) Mahatma Gandhi
(D) M. N. Roy
4. In a freezer, ice cube will be fo med more quickly in trays made of?
(A) Rubber
(B) Plastic
(C) Aluminum
(D) Steel
5. Who has been appointed as the Chief of Intelligence Bureau for
the next two years?
(A)       P. C. Haldar
(B)       Ravi Mathur
(C)       Sudha Pillai
(D)       K. P. Singh
6. At present which country has the presidentship of European Union?
(A) Britain
(C) Italy
(B) Germany
(D) Finland

7. Sania Mirza is related to Lawn Tennis. In the same way Saina Nehwal is related to which sport?
(A) Chess
(B) Hockey
(C) Badminton
(D) Squash
8. Who among the following wrote the book ‘The Sound of Music’?
(A) Maria Von Trapp
(B) Hammerstein
(C) Robert Wise
(D) Howard Lindsay
9. May 17 is celebrated as?
(A) USA Constitution Day
(B) World Telecommunications Day
(C) UN Day for the Disabled
(D) International Day for the Elderly People
10. An ‘Act of Parliament’ is called as?
(A) Statute
(B)State Act
(D) Central Act
11. Can an American Citizen be a party to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ?
(A) Yes
(B) No
(C) Yes, because America is a member of Security Council of United Nations
(D) No, because only states can be a party to ICJ
12. Who can file a Petition in the Supreme Court of India?
(A) Any Indian Citizen
(B) Any Person, whether natural or legal
(C) Any person resident in India
(D) Any person. above the age of 18
13. Indian Settlement Commission deals with?
(A) Tax Matters
(B) Land Disputes
(C) Railway Claim Settlement
(D) Compensation for Motor Accidents
14. Who was felicitated with ‘Nishan-e-Pakistan’?
(A) Shatrughan Sinha
(B) Maulana Azad
(C) Diip Kumar
(D) Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
15. Which State provided separate reservation for Muslims and
Christians in the State Backward Classes List in 2007?
(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Tamil Nadu
(C) Bthar
(D) Kerala
16. Which of the following dances is not a classical dance?
(A) Kathakali
(B) Garba
(D) Manipuri

17. Sulabh International is an organisation which provides—?
(A) Health Services in Rural Area
(B) Good Sanitation at Cheap Rates
(C) Low Cost Accommodation
(D) Low Cost Credit
18. Who among the following was honoured with ‘Officer of the
Legion of Honour’ award by French Government in July2008?
(A) Dev Anand
(B) Yash Chopra
(C) B. R. Chopra
(D) Mrinal Sen
19. The largest gland in the human body is?
(A) Liver
(B) Pancreas
(C) Thyroid
(D) Endocrine
20. The Railway Budget for 2007- 2008 has declared the year 2007 as the year of?
(A) Cleanliness
(B) Passenger Comfort
(C) Staff Welfare
(D) Computerization of Reservations
21. In the world of Hindi Cinema, who was affectionately called as ‘Dada Moni’?
(A) Balraj Sabni
(B) Prithviraj Kapoor
(C) Ashok Kumar
(D) Utpal Dutt
22. Outstanding Parliamentarian Award (2006) was presented in 2007 to ?
(A) P. Chidambram
(B) Sand Pawar
(C) Math Shankar Aiyar
(D) Sushma Swaraj
23. World’s longest sea bridge took shape in to 2007 in?
(B) Japan
(C) Singapore
(D) U.S.A.
24. Who among the following Indians became Citigroup’s Investment Banking head?
(A) L. N. Mittal
(B) A. K. Subramaniyam
(C) Vineet Singh
(D) Vikram Pandit
25. The Green Revolution in India has been identified with?
(A) Dr. Manmohan Singh
(B) Dr. Montek Singh Ahlu walia
(C) Mr. Rajendra Singh ‘Water-man’
(D) Dr. M. S. Swaminathan
26. Indian Judge in the UN Law of the Sea Tribunal is—
(A) Dr. P. S. Rao
(B) Dr. P. C. Rao
(C) Mr. Justice Jagannath Rao
(D) Mr. Justice Rajendra Babu
27. The Ozone Layer thins down as a result of a chain chemical reaction that separates from the layer?
(A) Oxygen
(B) Chlorine
(C) Nitrogen
(D) Hydrogen
28. Joint SAARC University of eight SAARC Nations has been established in ?
(A) Colombo
(B) Dhaka
(C) Kathmandu
(D) New Delhi
29. Which country recently produced the world’s first cloned rabbit using a biological process that takes cells from a fetus?
(A)U. K.
(B) China
(C)U. S. A.
(D) Germany
30. Which one of the following Vitamins is responsible for blood clotting?
(A) Vitamin A
(B) Vitamin E
(C) Vitamin C
(D) Vitamin K
31. What is the meaning of ‘Gilt Edged Market’?
(A) Market in Government securities
(B) Market of Smuggled goods
(C) Market of Auctioned goods
(D) Market of Gold products
32. Who is the Central Chief Information Commissioner of India?
(A) Prof. Ansari
(B) Mrs. Padma Subramanian
(C) Mr. Wajahat Habibullah
(D) Dr. 0. P. Kejariwal
33. The youngest recipient of Padma Shri so far is?
(A) Sachin Tendulkar
(B) Shobana Chandra Kumar
(C) Sania Mirza
(D) Billy Arjan Singh
34. Who is the Director of the film “Elizabeth The Golden Age Cast”?
(A) Ramanand Sagar
(B) Ram Gopal Verma
(C) KaranJohar
(D) Shekhar Kapur
35. The territorial waters of India extend up to?
(A) 12 nautical miles
(B) 6km
(C) 10 nautical miles
(D) 15 nautical miles
36. ‘Samjhouta Express’ runs between the Railway Stations of?
(A) New Delhi — Wagah
(B) New Delhi – Lahore
(C) Amritsar — Lahore
(D) New Delhi — Islamabad
37. Blue revolution refers to?
(A) Forest Development
(B) Fishing
(C) Poultry Farming
(D) Horticulture
38. Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam has been appointed as Chancellor of?
(A) IIM Mumbai
(B) IIT Kanpur
(C) IIM Ahmedabad
(D) IIST Thiruvananthapuram
39. In which State ‘Kanya Vidyadhan Yojana’ is operational?
(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) UttarPradesh
(C) Rajasthan
(D) Haryana
40. Who emerged the fastest woman of the world at Beijing Olympics?
(A). Sheron Sumpson
(B) KerrQn Stewart
(C) Ann Fraser
(D) Elina Bsiena
41. Savannah grasslands are found in ?
(A) North America
(B) Africa
(C) Australia
(D) East Asia
42. Which State has launched the ‘Aarogya Sri’—a health Insurance Scheme for families below poverty line?
(A) Andhra Pradesh
(B) Uttar Pradesh
(C) Maharashtra
(D) Kerala
43. The first nuclear reactor of India is named?
(A) Rohini
(B) Vaishali
(C) Apsara
(D) Kamini
44. In May 2007 Air Sahara acquired by Jet Airways is being operated as a separate airline under the name of ?
(A) Jet Lite
(B) Jet Sahara
(C) Air Jet Line
(D) Jet Sahara Lite
45. Suez Canal connects?
(A) Mediterranean Sea and Red Sea
(B) Mediterranean Sea and Black Sea
(C) Baltic Sea and Red Sea
(D) Baltic Sea and Black Sea
46. Government has launched Passport Scheme and first Passport was issued to ?
(A) Mr. Arjun Singh
(B) Mrs. Sonia Gandhi
(C) Dr. Manmohan Singh
(D) Mrs. Pratibha Patil
47. The Hindu outfit ‘Hindraf’ has been banned in?
(A) Pakistan
(B) Thailand
(C) Malaysia
(D) Bangladesh
48. Which organization is headed by Indian Environmentalists R. K. Pachauri, a Nobel Laureate?
(A) International Environment Panel
(B) International Panel on Climate Change
(C) International Pollution Control Panel
(D) International Panel on Global Warming
49. Kandhamal, the worst affected town by sectarian violence in September 2008 is situated in?
(A) Orissa
(B) Gujarat
(C) Andhra Pradesh
(D) Kamataka
50. World ‘No Tobacco Day’  is observed on?
(A) January 10
(B) June 1
(D) March5

Saturday, May 7, 2011

Indian Cities on the Bank of Rivers

Ahmedabad is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Sabarmati
Allahabad is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : confluence of the Ganga and Yamuna
Ayodhya is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Sarayu
Badarinath is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Ganga
Kolkatha is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Hooghly
Cuttack is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Mahanadi
Delhi is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Yamuna
Guwahati is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Brahmaputra
Haridwar is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Ganga
Luckow is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Gomati
Kanpur is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Ganga
Jabalpur is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Narmada
Kota is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Chambal
Ludhiana is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Sutlej
Srinagar is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Jhelum
Surat is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Tapti
Vijayawada is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Krishna
Sambalpur is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Mahanadi
Patna is situated on the banks of the river
Ans :Ganga
Luckow is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Gomati
Kanpur is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Ganga
Jabalpur is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Narmada
Kota is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Chambal
Ludhiana is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Sutlej
Srinagar is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Jhelum
Surat is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Tapti
Vijayawada is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Krishna
Sambalpur is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Mahanadi
Patna is situated on the banks of the river
Ans : Ganga

Indian Industries

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Cotton Textile Industry in India
Most important industry in terms of employment and production of export goods. In Maharashtra (Mumbai, Sholapur, Pune, Kolhapur, Satara, Wardha, Hajipur), Gujarat (Ahmedabad, Vododara, Rajkot, Surat, Bhavnagar), Tamil Nadu (Coimbatore-Manchester of South India). Tamil Nadu has the largest number of cotton textile mills in India.

Silk Textile Industry in India
The location of silk industry is governed by two factors- prevalence of sericulture practices and availability of skilled labour. Karnataka is the leading producer, followed by West Bengal, Bihar, etc.

Woolen Textile Industries
In Punjab (Dhariwai, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Ferozpur), Maharashtra (Mumbai), UP (Kanpur, Mirzapur, Agra, Tanakpur), etc.

Jute Industries India
India manufactures the largest quantity of jute goods in the world. Mainly located in West Bengal, followed by Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, UP, MP.

Iron and Steel Industries
Located near the sources of raw materials and fuel (coal). In Jamshedpur (Jharkhand), Durgapur, Burnpur (W.B.), Bhadrawati (Karnataka), Bokaro (Jharkhand), Rourkela (Orissa), Bhilai (Chhatisgarh), Salem (T.N.), Vishakhapatnam (A.P.).

Aluminium Smelting in India
Located mainly near the sources of raw materials, means of transport and cheap electricity. In Hirakud, Koraput (Orissa), Renukoot (UP), Korba (MP), Ratnagiri (Maharashtra), Mettur (TN), Alwaye

Copper Smelting Industry
In Khetri, Alwar, Jhunjhunu (Rajasthan), Singhbhum (Jharkhand), Agnigundala (A.P.).

Heavy Machinery Industry
In Ranchi, Vishakapatnam, Durgapur, Tiruchirapalli, Mumbai, Kami.

Machine Tools Industry
It forms the basis for the manufacturing of industrial, defence equipments, automobiles, railway engines and electrical machinery.
In Bangalore, Pinjore (Haryana), Kalamassery (Kerala), Hyderabad, Secunderabad, Srinagar, Ajmer.

Heavy Electrical Equipments
Power generation equipments. In Bhopal, Tiruchirapalli, Jammu, Ramchandrapuram (Hyderabad), Hardwar, Bangalore and Jogdishpur (UP).

Railway Equipments
 Locomotives in Indian Railways: In Chittaranjan (WB), Varanasi, Jamshedpur, Bhopal. Coaches: Perambur (TN), Kapurthala (Punjab), also at Bangalore and Kolkata.

Ship Building India
Hindustan Shipyard at Vishakhapatnam, Cochin Shipyard, Mumuai (Mazgaon Dock) and Kolkata (Garden Reach Workshop). For Indian Navy, only at Mazgaon.

Cycles India
In Mumbai, Asansol, Sonepat, Delhi, Chennai, Jalandhar and Ludhiana.

Tractors in India
At Faridabad, Pinjore, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai.

Fertilizers in India
The location of fertilizer industry is closely related to petro-chemicals. About 70% of the plants producing nitrogenous fertilizers use naphtha as raw material.
Naphtha is a by-product of oil refineries. Phosphate plants are dependent on mineral phosphate found in UP and MP. Now natural gas based fertilizer plants are also being set up.
The Fertilizer Corporation of India (FCL) was set up in 1961. National Fertilizer Limited (NFL) was set up in 1974.
In Sindri (Bihar), Nangal, Trombay, Gorakhpur, Durgapur, Namrup, Cochin, Rourkela, Neyveli, Varanasi, Vadodara, Vishakhapatinam, Kota and Kanpur.

Pharmaceuticals and Drugs
Antibiotics are prepared at Pimpri and Rishikesh. The Indian Drugs and Pharmaceuticals Limited has 5 plants at Hyderabad, Rishikesh, Chennai, Gurgaon and Muzaffarpur. A number of other units are concentrated in Mumbai, Baroda, Delhi, Kolkata and Kanpur.

Pesticides in India
Delhi and Alwaye

Sugar Industry
JP, Maharashtra, AP, TN, Karnataka and Bihar.

Aircraft Industry in India
Hindustan Aeronautics India Ltd. was formed by merging two aircraft factories at Bangalore and Kanpur. Four other factories are at Nasik, Hyderabad, Koraput (Orissa), Lucknow.

Rubber Industry in India
Bareilly (UP), Baroda (Gujarat Synthetic Rubber Units, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Amritsar-Reclaimed Rubber Units.