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Monday, June 27, 2011

IQ Test (Commonsense Test)

Point out the correct answer from the following questions: -
  1. P is the father of Q but Q is not the son of P. What is the relationship between Q and P?
a.     Father and Mother
b.     Daughter and Father
c.      Brother and sister
d.     None
  1. If an egg takes 3 minutes to boil. How much time will it take to boil 6 eggs together?
a.     5 Minutes
b.     18 Minutes

Short Notes || Mangrove Forest

          Mangroves are trees and shrubs that grow in saline coastal habitats in the tropics and subtropics- mainly between latitudes 25° N and 25° S. The saline conditions tolerated by various species range from brackish water, through pure seawater (30 to 40ppt), to water of over twice the salinity of ocean sea water,

Short Notes || Sundarbans South Wildlife Sanctuary

Extends over an area of 36,970 hectors there is evidently the greatest seasonal variation in salinity levels and possibly represents an area of relatively longer duration of moderate salinity where Gewa is the dominant woody species.

Short Notes || UNICEF

          The United Nations Children’s Fund was created by the United Nations General Assembly on December 11, 1946 to children in countries that had been devastated by World War II. In 1953 UNICEF became a permanent part of the United Nations System and its name was shortened from the

Short Notes || ACC

          Anti Corruption Commission (ACC) Bangladesh was created through an act promulgated on 23 February 2004 that into force on 9 May 2004. The first set of office bearers were appointed on 21 November 2004.

Short Notes || World Bank

          World Bank is a term used to describe an international financial institution that provides leveraged loans to developing countries for capital programs. The World Bank has a stated goal of reducing poverty. The World Bank differs from

Short Notes || Machine Readable Passport

          A Machine Readable Passport MRP is a travel document where the data on the identify page is encoded in optical character recognition format. Many countries began to issue machine readable travel documents in the 1980s.Between 2003 and 2005

Short Notes || SAARC

          The South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) is an economic and political organization of eight countries in Southern Asia. In terms of population its sphere of influence is the largest of any regional organization: almost 1.5 billion people, the combined member of its member states.

Short Notes || Golden Crescent

          The golden crescent is the name given to one of Asia’s two principal areas of illicit opium production, located at the crossroads of Central South and Western Asia. This space overlaps three nations: Afghanistan, Iran and Pakistan, whose mountainous peripheries define the crescent, though only Afghanistan and Pakistan

Short Notes || Golden Triangle

          The Golden Triangle is one of Asia’s two main illicit opium-producing areas. It is an area of 950,000 Km² that overlaps the mountains of four countries of Southeast Asia: Myanmar, Vietnam, Laos and Thailand.

Short Notes || CTBT

The comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT)-described as the “longest south and hardest fought for arms control treaty in the history”-was opened for signature in September 1996. The CTBT obligates countries that sign

Short Notes || Bird Flue

          Avian influenza is an infection caused by avian (bird) influenza (flu) viruses. These influenza viruses occur naturally among birds. Wild birds worldwide carry the viruses in their intestines, but usually do not get sick from them. However, avian influenza is very contagious among birds and can

Short Notes || Tipaimukh

          The Indians are going ahead with the construction of the massive Tapaimukh barrages-this event collectively impinge on us in more than one ways but the one which directly affects our very ability to survive is the issue of water sharing of some 53 common rivers between India and Bangladesh.

Friday, June 10, 2011

About Nobel Prize 2010

Established by Alfred Nobel, Nobel prizes started in 1901. They are given every year for worldwide achievements in Physiology or Medicine, Physics, Chemistry, Literature and for Peace. The Nobel prize is administered by Nobel Foundation, Sweden. In 1968, an additional prize for Economics was added in memory of Alfred Nobel.

General knowledge Test Solid Questions More Than 500

Ø Which is the capital of Maldives?

Ø Which continent has the biggest population?

Ø In which city was the US declaration of independence singed in 1776?

Ø What is the capital city of New Zealand?

Ø Which is the administrative capital of South Africa?

UN Days




International Women's Day and
United Nations Day for Women's Rights and International Peace

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Questions and Answers on Books and Authors

1. Who is the author of “The Kalam effect: My years with the president”?
(a) P.M.Nayar (b) Sonia Gandhi
(c) L.K.Adwani (d) Arun Shaurie
Ans (a)
2. Who is the author of the book “Superstar India : From Incredible to Unstopable”?
(a) L.K.Adwani (b) Arundhati Roy
(c) Shobha De (d) Vikram Seth

Books and Authors Part 6

Ugly Duckling
H.C. Anderson
James Joyce
Uncle Tom’s Cabin
Mrs.Hariet Stowe
Kazuo Ishiguro
Under Western Eye
Joseph Conrad
Unhappy India
Lala Lajpat Rai

Books and Authors Part 5

Jim Crass
Quest for Conscience
Madhu Dandavate
R Documents
Irving Wallace
Rabbit, Run
John Updike
Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
Rage of Angels
Sydney Sheldon
E.L. Doctorow

Books and Authors Part 4

William Shakespeare
Magic Mountain
Thomas Mann
Malati Madhav
Magic Fishbone
Charles Dickens
Magnificent Maharaja
K.Natwar Singh
Mahatma Gandhi
Girija Kumar Mathur
Major Barbara
George Bernard Shaw

Books and Authors Part 3

I am not an Island
K.A Abbas
I Dare
Parmesh Dangwal
I follow the Mahatma
K.M. Munshi
Idylls of the King
I Muse; Therefore I am
Fyodor Dostoevsky

Books and Authors Part 2

Emile Zola
Earth in the Balance: Forging a New
Common Purpose
Al Gore
Earth Mother
Pupul Jayakar
East of Eden
B.N. Mullick
East West
Salman Rushdie
East Wind
Pearl S. Buck

Books and Authors Part 1

A Bend in the river
V.S. Naipaul
A Brush with Life
Satish Gujral
A Conceptual Encyclopaedia of Guru Granth Sahib
S.S. Kohli
A Foreign Policy for India
I.K. Gujral
A Fortune Teller Told Me
Tiziano Terzani

List of Abbreviations

ASEAN Australia Development Cooperation
ASEAN Aquaculture Development and Coordinating Programme
ASEAN-Australia Development Cooperation Programme Regional Partnership Scheme
ASEAN-Australia Economic Cooperation Programme
ASEAN Automotive Federation

Reasoning Ability and Numerical Aptitude

1. Suresh is taller than Prabhu but shorter than Ram, Prabhu is as tall as Neeraj but taller than Nilesh. Which of the following statements is definitely true for Neeraj?
(a) Neeraj is shorter than Nilesh
(b) Neeraj is the tallest
(c) Neeraj is the shortest
(d) Neeraj is taller than Nilesh

Numerical Ability Sample Questions

1. A clock shows the time as 6 a.m. If the minute hand gains 2 minutes every hour, how many minutes will the clock gain by 9 p.m.?
(a) 30 minutes
(b) 25 minutes
(c) 28 minutes
(d) 34 minutes

2. Find the right number, from the given options, at the place marked by the question mark: 2, 4, 8, 32, 256, ?
(a) 4096
(b) 8192

General Aptitude Questions

1: The largest copper producing country in the World is
1. Chile
2. Russia
3. South Africa
4. China

Ans: 1.
2: If the radius of a circle is diminished by 10%, then its area is diminished by:
1. 10%
2. 19%
3. 20%
4. 36%

General Knowledge Questions and Answers For Kids

General Knowledge Questions for Kids:

1.     What is the name of dog that went into space first?
a.     Rossi
b.     Laika
c.      Tommi
d.     Pinky

2.     Who was the first lady prime-minister in the world?
a.     Sirimavo Bandaranaike
b.     D.S.Senanayeke

Everyday Science Questions and Answers

1. Question: A man with a load jumps from a high building. What will be the load experienced by him?
Answer: Zero, because while falling, both the man and the load are falling at the same acceleration i.e. acceleration due to gravity.

2. Question: A piece of chalk when immersed in water emits bubbles. Why?

Distinctive Name of Country,Town,Riveror Port

Distinctive Name
Britain of the South
New Zealand
The Battlefield of Europe
City of the Golden Gate
San Francisco
City of Magnificent Distances
Washington D.C.
City of Popes
City of Mashjid

History and Fundamentals Of Karate

Though Karate is often associated with Japanese martial arts, it’s true origin dwells in Okinawa combat techniques and Southern Chinese martial arts. It is basically a fusion of both arts and was introduced to Japan only in 1921. During this period, Karate was simply known as "Te", or hand, as called by the Okinawa’s. Chinese influence is evident in the original symbol for Karate - the "Tang Hand" or "Chinese Hand".

Biography of Plato

Plato (circa 428-c. 347 BC)
Plato was born around the year 428 BCE in Athens. His father died while Plato was young, and his mother remarried to Pyrilampes, in whose house Plato would grow up. Plato’s birth name was Aristocles, and he gained the nickname Platon, meaning broad, because of his broad build. His family had a history in politics, and Plato was destined to a life in keeping with this history.

Biography of Mahatma Gandhi

A Thin Indian man with not much hair sits alone on a bare floor, wearing nothing but a pair of cheap spectacles, studying the clutch of handwritten notes in his hand. The black – and – white photograph takes up a full page in the newspaper. In the top left-hand corner of the page, in full color, is a small rainbow – stripe apple. Below this, there’s a slangily American injection to “Think Different”.

Biography of Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

Nelson Mandela’s greatest pleasure, his most private moment, is watchingthe sun set with the music of Handel or Tchaikovsky playing.
Locked up in his cell during daylight hours, deprived of music, both these simple pleasures were denied him for decades. With his fellow prisoners, concerts were organised when possible, particularly at Christmas time, where they would sing.

Biography of Jawaharlal Nehru

Jawaharlal Nehru, the son of Motilal Nehru was born in Allahabad on Nov 14, 1889. He was the first Prime Minister of Independent India. He grew up in an influential political family, his father being a lawyer and prominent in the Nationalist Movement.
His Childhood was privilege; he was tutored at home and then studied in England at Harrow School and Trinity College, Cambridge. He was admitted to English Bar and returned to India very westernized. He married Kamala Kaul in year 1916. And in 1917 their only child Indira was born.

Biography of Aristotle

Born: 384 BC in Stagirus, Macedonia, Greece
Died: 322 BC in Chalcis, Euboea, Greece

Aristotle was born in 384 BC, in Stagira, near Macedonia at the northern end of the Aegean Sea. His father, Nicomachus, was the family physician of King Amyntas of Macedonia.

Biography of Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein was born at Ulm, in Württemberg, Germany, on March 14, 1879. Six weeks later the family moved to Munich, where he later on began his schooling at the Luitpold Gymnasium. Later, they moved to Italy and Albert continued his education at Aarau, Switzerland and in 1896 he entered the Swiss Federal Polytechnic School in Zurich to be trained as a teacher in physics and mathematics. In 1901, the year he gained his diploma, he acquired Swiss citizenship and, as he was unable to find a teaching post, he accepted a position as technical assistant in the Swiss Patent Office.

Six Tips - How To Improve Communication Skills And Your Personal Style

Here’re six tips for improving your communication style:

1. Knowing how to improve communication skills will come easier once you become aware of your own communication style.
Each person has a unique way of communicating. Listen to your own speech. What sorts of words do you use? Which sort of body language and what tone of voice are you using?

United Nations Organization (UNO)

The UNO is an association of sovereign states bound by a Charter (Constitution) to maintain international peace and security. It is the world’s largest international organization; a successor to the league of Nation.
UN Charter
On June 26, 1945, the delegates of 50 countries at San Francisco (USA) signed the United Nations Charter (Constitution).

Wishing Happy Birthday in 161 languages

Here is how to say "Happy Birthday" in 161 different languages of the world.
So next time one of your friends has a birthday and speaks another language you can wish them in their own language. Wouldn't that be fun?
So, whenever you have to wish "Happy Birthday" to someone, make sure to send a link to this page so that they know how much you care for them and they feel being wished in 161 languages. Enjoy...!

Language                      How to say "Happy Birthday"
Afrikaans                      Veels geluk met jou verjaarsdag!
Albanian                       Urime ditelindjen!
Alsatian                         Gueter geburtsdaa!
Amharic                        Melkam lidet!

Important Dates of World History Till 2000

Building of the Great Pyramid.

First Olympiad in Greece.

Foundation of Rome.

Countries and their Parliaments

Name of Parliament
Afghanistan Bulgaria
Jatiya Sangsad
Myanmar (Burma)
Pyithu Hluttaw
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