Sunday, June 18, 2017


1. Which city hosted the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit in June 2017?
1) Ufa, Russia
2) Beijing, China
3) Astana, Kazakhstan
4) Tashkent, Uzbekistan
5) Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan

2. Which country became the 29th and newest member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) on June 5, 2017?
1) Macedonia
2) Montenegro
3) Georgia
4) Kosovo
5) Bosnia and Herzegovina

3. Which country has announced setting up of human colonies on the planet Mars by 2117?
1) USA
2) Japan
3) UAE
4) China
5) Russia

4. Who was appointed as the Chairman of the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT) in February
1) Justice Ranjan Gogoi
2) Justice Dipak Mishra
3) Justice Arun Mishra
4) Justice Abhay Manohar Sapre
5) Justice Adarsh Kumar Goel

5. Who was appointed as the first woman Foreign Secretary of Pakistan on February 13, 2017?
1) Maleeha Lodhi
2) Asma Anisha
3) Tehmina Janjua
4) Atiya Mahmood
5) Seema Baloch

6. Who assumed charge as the Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes (NCST) on
February 28, 2017?
1) Nand Kumar Sai
2) Harshadbhai Vasava
3) Bari Krishna Damor
4) Raghav Chandra
5) Kunwar Singh

7. National Commission for Scheduled Tribes was established by inserting which of the following
articles in the Constitution through the Constitution (89th Amendment) Act, 2003?
1) 338 A
2) 323 A
3) 323 B
4) 350 A
5) 371 A

8. Who assumed office as the United States Secretary of Commerce on February 28, 2017?
1) Tom Price
2) Gary Cohn
3) Rex Tillerson
4) Wilbur Ross
5) Ashton Carter

9. Who won the Album of the Year for "25" at the 59th annual Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles in February 2017?
1) Greg Kurstin
2) Beyonce
3) Adele
4) David Bowie
5) None of these

10. Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo became the President of which of the following African country on
February 16, 2017?
1) Djibouti
2) Somalia
3) Kenya
4) Rwanda
5) Uganda

11. The Scorpene class submarines are being built in collaboration with DCNS of?
1) France
2) Spain
3) Japan
4) Germany
5) Israel

12. Sarah Al-Suhaimi became the first woman to head which country's stock exchange in February
1) Oman
2) Saudi Arabia
3) Iran
4) UAE
5) Qatar

13. Vikas Swarup is Indian High Commissioner to which of the following countries?
1) U.K.
2) New Zealand
3) Canada
4) Australia
5) South Africa

14. Moussa Faki Mahamat became the new Chairman of the African Union Commission on March 14, 2017. He belongs to..?
1) Libya
2) Mali
3) South Sudan
4) Chad
5) Central African Republic

15. African Union Commission acts as the Secretariat of the African Union. It is headquartered in?
1) Cairo, Egypt
2) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
3) Pretoria, South Africa
4) Tunis, Tunisia
5) Harare, Zimbabwe

16. Which country rejoined the African Union after 33 years on January 31, 2017?
1) Gabon
2) Gambia
3) Ghana
4) Morocco
5) Botswana

17. Who was appointed the President of the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry (ASSOCHAM) in February 2017?
1) Sandeep Jajodia
2) Kiran Grandhi
3) Balkrishan Goenka
4) D.S. Rawat
5) Hemant Bhargava

18. Sanjeev Sanyal is the present?
1) Chief Economic Adviser
2) Principal Economic Adviser
3) Finance Secretary
4) Economic Affairs Secretary
5) Financial Services Secretary

19. Which country has handed over two ships to the Pakistan Navy at the Gwadar port for its security?
1) Iran
2) USA
3) China
4) Russia
5) Qatar

20. The strategic Gwadar port is located in which of the following provinces of Pakistan?
1) Punjab
2) Balochistan
3) Sindh
4) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa
5) None of these

21. In which of the following countries is Swahili widely spoken?
1) Kenya
2) Libya
3) Egypt
4) Belgium
5) Yemen

22. Which of the following dances was earlier known as "Sadir" or "Dasi Attam"?
1) Kuchipudi
2) Bharatanatyam
3) Mohiniattam
4) Kathak
5) Kathakali

23. Who is the youngest Nobel Literature Prize winner?
1) Ernest Hemingway
2) George Bernard Shaw
3) Rudyard Kipling
4) William Butler Yeats
5) Bertrand Russell

24. Which of the following is a block of four large newly industrialized countries- Brazil, South Africa, India and China?
1) EAS
5) G4

25. Which country's navy conducted its biggest naval drill codenamed "Velayat 95" in the Indian Ocean in February 2017?
1) Iran
2) Pakistan
3) Indonesia
4) Saudi Arabia
5) Malaysia

26. Which city hosted the National Biodiversity Congress in February 2017?
1) Hyderabad
2) Mumbai
3) Thiruvananthapuram
4) Visakhapatnam
5) Bangalore

27. Which of the following Ministries has unveiled "Mission 41 K" in January 2017?
1) Railways
2) Civil Aviation
3) Urban Development
4) Rural Development
5) Shipping

28. Which country has delivered four Sukhoi Su-35 fighter jets to China recently?
1) France
2) USA
3) Spain
4) Russia
5) Germany

29. With which of the following projects is China not associated?
5) Both 1 and 2

30. The Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation (DICGC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of the Reserve Bank of India. It came into existence on July 15?
1) 1980
2) 1982
3) 1978
4) 1975
5) 1990

31. Who is the author of the book "The Ocean of Churn: How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History"?
1) Hindol Sengupta
2) Ramachandra Guha
3) Michel Danino
4) Sanjeev Sanyal
5) William Dalrymple

32. Saksham-2017(Sanrakshan Kshamta Mohotsav) is an awareness program related to which
of the following Ministries?
1) Agriculture
2) Petroleum
3) Textiles
4) Atomic Energy
5) Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises

33. Peter Mansfield passed away on February 8, 2017. He was a scientist from which of the following countries?
1) Hungary
2) France
3) UK
4) USA
5) Canada

34. World Radio Day (WRD) is celebrated every year on?
1) May 13
2) January 13
3) March 13
4) February 13
5) April 13

35. Which country had declined India's invitation to the South Asian Speakers Summit in February 2017?
1) Afghanistan
2) Bangladesh
3) Pakistan
4) Bhutan
5) Nepal

36. Who won the men's singles title at the 81st Senior National Badminton Championship in Patna
in February 2017?
1) Lakshya Sen
2) B. Sai Praneeth
3) Sourabh Verma
4) Ajay Jayaram
5) Sameer Verma

37. Who won the Rotterdam World Tennis Tournament held in the Netherlands in February 2017?
1) Jo Wilfried Tsonga
2) David Goffin
3) Grigor Dimitrov
4) Rafael Nadal
5) Andy Murray

38. Who won the Taiwan Open tennis women's singles title in February 2017?
1) Mandy Minella
2) Ons Jabeur
3) Shuai Peng
4) Elina Svitolina
5) Samantha Stosur

39. Who won the men's singles title at the 78th Senior Nationals Table Tennis Meet at the Manesar
Sports Club in Haryana in February 2017?
1) Soumyajit Ghosh
2) Jubin Kumar
3) Sharath Kamal
4) Sushmit Sriram
5) Sanil Shetty

40. Who won the women's singles title at the 78th Senior Nationals Table Tennis Meet in February 2017?
1) Madhurika Patkar
2) Poulomi Ghatak
3) Mouma Das
4) Anindita Chakraborty
5) Pooja Sahasrabudhe

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11) 1 12) 2 13) 3 14) 4 15) 2 16) 4 17) 1 18) 2 19) 3 20) 2
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General Awareness Practice Questions

1. In which country did the first Marxist revolution take place? 
(A) Germany (B) Italy (C) Great Britain (D) Russia (Ans : D)

2. In the context of which one of the following is 'Doha Round' mentioned frequently in news? 
(A) Global climate change (B) Global economic recession (C) Global trades (D) Global terrorism (Ans : C)

3. Who among the following was the author of 'Common Sense' the revolutionary pamphlet of the American Revolution?
(A) Thomas Paine (B) Thomas Jefferson (C) George Washington (D) Samuel Adams

(Ans : A)

4. Which one of the following magazines is published by Living Media India Limited? 
(A) Femina (B) The Week (C) Frontline (D) India Today (Ans : D)

5. In which one of the following places was Asia's first Export Processing Zone set up? 
(A) Cochin (B) Kandla (C) Noida (D) Vishakhapatnam (Ans : B)

6. Which one of the following was probed by the Liberhan Commission? 
(A) Test cricket match fixing (B) Best bakery case 
(C) Tehelka tapes case (D) Demolition of the disputed structure at Ayodhya (Ans : D)

7. Which one of the following states has seen a series of strong public protests against the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in force in that state? 
(A) Nagaland (B) Manipur (C) Jammu and Kashmir (D) Jharkhand (Ans : B)

8. Which country had helped India in Green Revolution Technology for agricultural development and self-sufficiency in food? 
(A) USSR (B) UK (C) Germany (D) USA (Ans : D)

9. Who was the Defence Minister of India during the Indo-China War of 1962?  
(A) R N Thapar (B) Jagjivan Ram (C) VK Krishna Menon (D) Govind Ballabh Pant (Ans : C)

10. Of the four forms of political protests mentioned below, which one is derived from the name of the person who used it as a political weapon for the first time?
(A) Boycott (B) Gherao (C) Bandh (D) Hartal (Ans : A)

11. The Sarkaria Commission Report, deals with which one of the following? 
(A) Corruption in India (B) Centre-State relations (C) Local governance (D) Inter-river dispute (Ans : B)

12. 'Boston Tea Party' is associated with which one of the following?  
(A) French Revolution (B) American Revolution (C) English Revolution (D) Russian Revolution (Ans : B)

13. Madhava Menon Committee is associated with the drafting of which one of the following? 
(A) National Population Policy (B) National Tribal Policy 
(C) National Policy on Criminal Justice (D) National Health Policy (Ans : C)

14. Uruguay Round is mentioned in the context to the establishment of which one of the following?  
(A) World Bank (B) IMF (C) World Economic Forum (D)WTO (Ans : D)

15. Who invented Black Box Flight Recorder? 
(A) Robert Stephenson (B) John Shorthand (C) David Warren (D) David Robinson (Ans : C)

16. Which two of the following countries are separated by the 49th Parallel?  
(A) North Korea and South Korea (B) South Africa and Zimbabwe 
(C) USA and Canada (D) France and Germany (Ans : C)

17. Khmer Rouge atrocities pertained to which one among the following?
(A) South Africa (B) Iraq (C) Libya (D) Cambodia (Ans : D)

18. In which country did the Industrial Revolution begin in the year 1750? 
(A) France (B) Italy (C) Germany (D) England (Ans : D)

19. What was the pre-Korean War boundary between North Korea and South Korea?  
(A) 17th Parallel (B) 38th Parallel (C) 49th Parallel (D) Radcliffe Line (Ans : B)

20. Liberhan Commission has been appointed to deal with which one of the following
(A) Anti-Sikh Riots, 1984 (B) Demolition of Babri Masjid 
(C) Godhra Incident (D) Mumbai Communal Riots (Ans : B)

Thursday, March 23, 2017

RITES Limited Recruitment of Various Posts

RITES Limited invites applications for CAD Operator, Engineer and other vacancies.

Post Details:
1. Engineer (Civil): 04 Posts
2. Technical Assistant (Civil): 03 Posts
3. CAD Operator (Civil): 09 Posts


Diploma/ Degree in Civil Engineering/ Certificate course in Draftsmanship in Civil Trade of 2 years duration from ITI with 3 months Certificate Course in Auto Cad software with relevant experience.

How to Apply: Candidates may apply online.

Last date for application: 09.04.2017.

For online Application Click Here

For Details Click Here

Friday, March 3, 2017

RRB NTPC Exam Solved Paper (Exam held on 17-01-2017)

1. Which of the revolutionaries formed the Abhinav Bharat, was made by the institution? - Vinayak Savarkar
2. A liquid drop is compressed due to the attraction of its particles and as much as possible at the spot Derti. This event is called what? - surface tension
3. Which country the world's most powerful G e o spy satellite 'Gaofen 4' launch? - China
4. In December 2015, NASA's Curiosity Mars who noticed the presence of the said Rowan. This discovery scientists to learn about the ancient wet environment will help. - Silica
5. Mount St. Helens called 'active stratovolcano' is located where? - United States of america
6. Indian independence movement who was the Governor General of India Mutiny? - Lord Canning
7. India's 12th National Ice Skating Championships hosted by which state? - J & K
8. outlined in the Constitution of India, "the Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Act, 2008 (11 of 2009), according to India's Supreme Court Chief Justice of India and many other judges shall consist of a maximum of? - thirty
9. India 15-16 October 2016 hosted and chaired the 8 th BRICS Summit is where? - Goa
10. Who works on the principle that optical fiber? - Total internal reflection
11. In which Laishram Bombayla Devi represent India? - Archery
12. In October 2016 the world's largest marine protected area (Mkpi.a.) which was built on the coast? - Antarctica
13. Which country has became the first carbon-negative? - Bhutan
14. In 2004, NASA's Messenger spacecraft launched to study what was it? - Mercury
15. Indian Railways Railway Research Centres few calculated how IIT December with the MoU signed in 2015? - IIT Madras
16. India's multi-application Solar Telescope (mast), which was circulated by the solar observatory? - Udaipur
17. Which one of the leading e-commerce company, SME (small and medium enterprises) to encourage the National Institute of online Labprapti Antrprenyurship and Small Business Development has signed an agreement with? - Amazon
18. A primary consumers in the food chain and secondary consumers what is the difference? - Pvt Thamik consumer is only eat plants; Secondary consumers eat primary consumers
19. Nhyamurthy Rajendra Nath Agrawal, Justice Reva Khetrapal, Justice Mau. Shamim and Justice Manmohan Sarin, who is the current ombudsman? - Justice Reva Khetrapal
20. Which layer of the atmosphere enables radio communication? - Ionosphere
21. Which bank in 2015 to sell train tickets via their website to connect with the Indian Railways was the first bank? - ICICI Bank
22. IN 2015, where the United Nations Climate Change Conference was held? - Paris
23. What type of a file in the computer can be identified? - File extension
24. 73 February 2016 in the cities of India 'Clean survey -2 016 "ranking of the lowest incidence of open defecation and solid waste management practices widely adopt the first position which city? - Mysore
25. The four holy sites related to the life of Lord Buddha in the Mahabodhi temple complex from where it is located? - Delhi
26. Who is the current CEO of the Commission policy? - Amitabh Kant
27. What is the mascot of the Indian Railways? - Bholu elephant
28. Schedule of the Indian Constitution which states and union territories of India lists? - First Schedule
29. According to the 2015 report, gardening, net production value in terms of which Indian state is the largest producer of mango? - Uttar Pradesh
30. Ajanta cave paintings are evidence of the golden age in India whom? - Buddhism
31. Between the first century BC to 7th century AD Gandhara art developed, which is a style of Buddhist visual art, mainly Nikri during which dynasty? - Kushan
32. India's Environment (Protection) Act was enacted which year? - 1986
33. According to the Constitution of India, a judge of the High Court who is authorized to transfer from one place to another? - President of India
34. Who was the discovery of the electron? - J. J. Thomson
35. How many Indian States and Union Territories come ashore? - 9 States and 5 Union Territories
36. Guru Granth Sahib, the Tripitaka, the Jewish holy book the Torah and the Dhammapada which is what? - Tora
37. Which team won the 2015 Pro wrestling league? - Mumbai Garuda
38. Which device voltage electrical equipment is designed to protect against sudden shocks? - Surge Projector
39. Who sanctuary was awarded the Legend Award -2015? - Ashok Kumar
40. Sitht in which Indian state is the Nanda Devi peak? - Uttarakhand
41. Located at an altitude of 35790 km a geostationary satellite to complete one revolution in how long it takes? - 24 hour
42. fructose, galactose, glucose and Moltoj Which is not the type of monosaccharide sugars? - Moltoj
43. In the context of the computer to which the GUI is an acronym? - Graphical User Interface
44. In October 2015 more than 90 countries in more than 350 important places of the United Nations was published in the official blue. What was the occasion? - The UN's 70th Warsga

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

JMRC Recruitment for 45 Station Controller, JE, Train Operator Posts

JMRC Recruitment 2017 for 45 Various Post

Name of Post : 

Station Controller/ Train Operator, Junior Engineer & Various Station Controller / Train Operator – 16
Junior Engineer (Civil) – 06
Junior Engineer (Electronics) – 01
Junior Engineer (Mechanical) – 01
Junior Engineer (Electrical) – 04
Junior Accountant – 01
Customer Relations Assistant – 06
Maintainer (Fitter) – 04
Maintainer (Electronics) – 06

Education Qualification : Job aspirants should have completed a BE/ B.Tech/ Graduation in relevant field or its equivalent qualification from a recognized Institute/ University with 50 % marks.

Age Limit : Maximum 38 years As on 01-01-2017, Age Relaxation as per Government Rules is applicable.

Pay Scale : Rs.5200 – 34800/– with Grade Pay Rs.3600/- Per month.

Application Fee :
 Persons with Disabilities, SC / ST candidates of Rajasthan – Rs. 250/- Non Creamy Layer OBC / BC / SBC Candidates of Rajasthan – Rs. 400/- All others – Rs. 500/-

Selection Process : Selection process for JMRC Recruitment is as follows, Written Exam Interview

How to Apply : Eligible applicant may apply Online through the website from 22.02.2017 to 31.03.2017.
Advertisement No. :  F.1(31) JMRC/DCA/HR/DR-III/2014-15/6280 

Important Dates
Application Online Start : 22 February, 2017 
Last Date for Registration : 31 March, 2017 
Last Date Fee Payment : 31 March, 2017 

Important Links
Download Notification : Click Here and Download
Apply Online : 
Official Website : 

Sunday, February 12, 2017

North Central Railway Recruitment of 413 Apprentice Posts

North Central Railway (NCR), recruits 413 vacant posts for Act Apprentice, for these posts desired and eligible candidates are invited online application. 

Total Posts : 413 
Name of Post : Act Apprentice
Fitter : 195 Posts
Welder (Gas & Electric) : 102 Posts
Mechanic Machine & Tool Maintenance : 44 Posts
Machinist : 17 Posts
Painter : 32 Posts
Crane Operator : 04 Posts
Electrician : 17 Posts
Programming & System Administration Assistant : 02 Posts

Education Qualification : Candidates must passed 10th class examination or its equivalent (under 10+2 system) with 50% marks & ITI passed certificate in related trade from a recognized Industrial Training Institute.

Age Limit : 15 to 24 Year. Age Relaxation for government rule

Application Fee : For General/OBC Candidates Application Fee is - Rs.100/- For All Other Candidates (ST/SC/Women/PWD) Application Fee is - Nil

Selection Process : Candidates will be selected based on academic merit.

How to Apply : Interested candidates may apply Online through the website from 15.02.2017 to 17.03.2017.

Important Dates:
Application Online Start : 15 February, 2017 
Last Date for Registration : 17 March, 2017 

Important Links
Official Website :

Friday, December 23, 2016

Northern Railway Recruitment of Goods Guard and ASM Posts

Railway Recruitment Cell Northern Railway (RRCNR), Delhi invites applications from eligible candidates for the recruitment of 270 posts of Goods Guard and Assistant Station Master (ASM).

Post Name : Goods Guard and ASM
Total Number of Vacancies : 270

Educational Qualification :
 Aspirants interested in Northern Railway Goods Guard Recruitment 2017 notification should have Graduate Degree / Bachelor Degree in any discipline or equivalent qualification issued by recognized organization.

Age Limit : Upper age limit is 42 years for General, 45 years for OBC, 47 years for SC/ST and 52 years for PH.

Application Fee : There is no fee required to pay for Northern Railway GDCE Exam Notification

Selection Process : Candidates will be selected as per their performance in Written Examination & Psycho Test/Aptitude Test.

How to Apply : Interested candidates may apply online through the official website from 21.12.2016 to 20.01.2017.

Important Dates:
Opening Date : 21 December, 2016
Closing Date : 20 January, 2017

Official Website:

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Apply Now : 

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Central Railway Recruitment of 2326 Apprentices Posts

Online applications are invited from interested candidates for engagement of Apprentices under the Apprentices Act 1961.
Carriage & Wagon (Coaching) Wadi Bunder, Mumbai
  1. Fitter: 182 Posts
  2. Welder (Gas & Electric): 06 Posts
  3. Carpenter: 28 Posts
  4. Painter (General): 24 Posts
  5. Tailor (General): 18 Posts
Kalyan Diesel Shed
  1. Electrician: 11 Posts
  2. Machinist: 01 Post
  3. Welder (Gas & Electric): 01 Post
  4. Programming & Systems Administration Assistant: 04 Posts
  5. Mechanic Diesel: 33 Posts
  6. Laboratory Assistant (CP): 03 Posts
Kurla Diesel Shed
  1. Electrician: 24 Posts
  2. Mechanic Diesel: 36 Posts
Sr. DEE (TRS) Kalyan
  1. Fitter: 62 Posts
  2. Turner: 10 Posts
  3. Welder (Gas & Electric): 10 Posts
  4. Electrician: 62 Posts
  5. Machinist: 05 Posts
  6. Instrument Mechanic: 05 Posts
  7. Laboratory Assistant (CP): 05 Posts
  8. Electronics Mechanic: 20 Posts
Sr. DEE (TRS) Kurla
  1. Fitter: 09 Posts
  2. Turner: 06 Posts
  3. Welder (Gas & Electric): 03 Posts
  4. Electrician: 93 Posts
Parel Workshop
  1. Fitter: 06 Posts
  2. Machinist: 09 Posts
  3. Sheet Metal Worker: 09 Posts
  4. Welder (Gas & Electric): 06 Posts
  5. Electrician: 11 Posts
  6. Winder (Armature): 05 Posts
  7. Mechanic Machine Tools Maintenance: 24 Posts
  8. Tool & Die maker: 68 Posts
  9. Mechanic (Motor Vehicle): 04 Posts
  10. Mechanic Diesel: 74 Posts
Matunga Workshop
  1. Machinist: 26 Posts
  2. Mechanic Machine Tool Maintenance: 48 Posts
  3. Fitter: 197 Posts
  4. Carpenter: 126 Posts
  5. Welder (Gas & Electric): 55 Posts
  6. Painter (General): 37 Posts
  7. Electrician: 90 Posts
Qualification: The candidate must have passed 10th class examination or its equivalent (under 10+2 examination system) with minimum 50% marks, in aggregate, from recognised Board and also possess National Trade Certificate in the notified trade issued by the National Council for Vocational Training.
Application Fee: Rs.100/-. No fee is required to be paid by SC/ ST/ PWD/ Women candidates.
How to Apply: Candidates can apply online only.
Important Dates:
  • Opening date of online registration: November 01, 2016
  • Closing date of online registration: November 30, 2016
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Thursday, September 22, 2016

General Science Practice MCQs

1. Which of the following is not a fertilizer mineral? 
(a) Nitrate (b) Phosphate (c) Tungsten (d) Potash (Ans : c)

2. Clean Energy Ministerial Conferences were held in– 
I. 2010-Washington, 2012-London, 2013-Merida 
II. 2013-New Delhi, 2014-Seoul, 2016-London 
III. 2011-Abu Dhabi, 2012-London, 2015-Merida, 2016-Islamabad 
IV. 2010-Washington, 2012-London, 2014-Seoul, 2016-San Francisco 
(a) I and III are true (b) Only II is true, (c) Only IV is true (d) None of these (Ans : c)

3. The largest island of the world is–
(a) Borneo (b) Andaman and Nicobar (c) Greenland (d) Singapore (Ans : c)

4. For a time difference of one hour, the longitudinal distance is–
(a) 15° (b) 30° (c) 45° (d) 60° (Ans : a)

5. Fog which consists of large particles of moisture is called– 
(a) Mist (b) Dew (c) Cloud (d) None of these (Ans : a)

6. Which type of soil is brought about and deposited by winds? 
(a) Yellow soil (b) Red soil (c) Black soil (d) Sandy soil (Ans : d)

7. Who among the following discovered and propounded the theory of displacement of water? 
(a) Newton (b) Archimedes (c) John-Dalton (d) Kepler (Ans : b)

8. The law of falling bodies was discovered by– 
(a) Archimedes (b) Galilee (c) Darwin (d) Albert Einstein (Ans : b)

9. Insulin was invented by– 
(a) F. Banting (b) Alexander Fleming (c) Robert Koch (d) Dr. Ronald Ross (Ans : a)

10. Which of the following physical quantities is different from others? 
(a) Work (b) Kinettc energy (c) Force (d) Potential energy (Ans : c)

11. The following water of the river possesses which type of energy? 
(a) Gravitational (b) Potential (c) Electrical (d) Kinetic (Ans : d)

12. Blood is– 
(a) acidic (b) alkaline (c) variable (d) neutral (Ans : b)

13. Widal test is used for 
(a) cholera (b) malaria (c) typhoid (d) yellow fever (Ans : c)

14. The acid used in automobile battery is– 
(a) HCl (b) HF (c) HNO3 (d) H2SO4 (Ans : d)

15. Which of the following liquids is most fire-prone? 
(a) Mobil oil (b) Mercury (c) Petrol (d) Kerosene oil (Ans : c)

16. The coldest temperature on the Earth recorded in East Antarctica is 
(a) –53.2°C (b) –83.2°C (c) –53.2°C (d) –95.2°C (Ans : c)

17. The equatorial diameter of the Earth is– 
(a) 12756 km (b) 13560 km (c) 13900 km (d) 14657 km (Ans : a)

18. Identify the main salts dissolved in ocean water. 
I. Sodium chloride (NaCl) II. Sodium sulphate (Na2SO4
III. Calcium carbonate (CaCO3IV. Potassium sulphate (K2SO4
(a) I and II (b) I, II and III (c) I, II, III and IV (d) N6ne of these (Ans : c)

19. The meaning of the word 'terra rossa' is– 
(a) yellow soil (b) red soil (c) an island (d) None of these (Ans : b)

20. The longest day in the year is on– 
(a) April 20 (b) May 15 (c) June 21 (d) August 30 (Ans : c)

21. Which of the following options correctly shows the planets in descending order of their sizes? 
(a) Mars, Earth, Saturn, Mercury (b) Jupiter, Uranus, Saturn, Venus 
(c) Uranus, Earth, Mars, Mercury (d) Saturn, Jupiter, Earth, Venus (Ans : c)

22. Humidity is measured by– 
(a) hydrometer (b) barometer (c) hygrometer (d) thermometer (Ans : c)

23. Which of the following seas has the highest salinity content? 
(a) Aral Sea (b) Red Sea (c) Baltic Sea (d) Dead Sea (Ans : d)

24. Where trees shed their leaves seasonally is called– 
(a) evergreen forest (b) coniferous forest (c) deciduous forest (d) None of these (Ans : c)

25. The animal kingdom found in a particular geographical area is called– 
(a) flora (b) fauna (c) biosphere (d) None of these (Ans : b)


1. Who has launched a nation-wide breastfeeding programme Mothers' Absolute Affection (MAA)? – JP Nadda 
2. First tiger cell of India will set-up in– Dehradun 
3. India's first underground museum will be opened in– New Delhi 
4. Which state became the first state of to ratify GST Bill? – Assam
5. NITI Aayog has signed agreement to set-up web portal on energy data with– US Energy Information Administration 
6. The tropical storm that triggered landslides in Mexico– Earl 
7. First SAARC Young Parliamentarians Conference held in– Islamabad (Pakistan) 
8. What is the mascot of the 2016 Rio Olympic Games? – Vinicius 
9. The bank who has launched "group credit life insurance scheme" of Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) in Mangaluru– Corporation Bank 
10. Name of the portal launched by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to curb illegal money pooling by firms– Sachet 
11. How many athletes have been honoured with the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award for 2016? – Four 
12. RBI imposed penalties of up to Rs. 5 lakh on how many cooperative banks for violation of norms? – Four 
13. The aircraft that recently completed the first round-the-world solar powered flight is– Solar Impulse 2 
14. According to the study of ASSOCHAM, which country is the third largest number of technology driven startups in the world? – India 
15. Who has been elected the new Prime Minister of Nepal? – Pushpa Kamal Dahal 'Prachanda' 
16. How many sports has been included by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for 2020 Tokyo Olympics? – 5 Sports 
17. First Iranian athlete woman to win an Olympic medal, is– Kimia Alizadeh Zenoorin 
18. 'Who has won the silver medal in women's singles badminton event at Rio Olympics 2016? – PV Sindhu 
19. Which Indo-Canadian MP has been named as the new leader of the government in Canada's House of Commons? – Bardish Chagger 
20. Who will be conferred upon with the annual Sangeet Martand Ustad Chand Khan Lifetime Achievement Award 2016? – Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma 
21. The 2016 India International Footwear Fair (IIFF) has started in– New Delhi 
22. Who became India's first woman member of the IOC? – Nita Ambani 
23. Sachin Tendulkar has selected a village for development under the Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY)– Donja 
24. Who has inaugurated the Uttarakharid's first Animal Birth control Centre (ABC) at Dehradun? – Maneka Gandhi 
25. The 2016 SAARC Home Ministers' conference was held in– Islamabad (Pakistan) 
26. Sunita Jain was honoured with the 25th Vyas Samman for her poetry collection– Kashma 
27. Who has been appointed as Lieutenant, Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands? – Jagdish Mukhi 
28. Who has successfully launched the world's first quantum satellite? – China 
29. Who emerged the winner of the Belgian Grand Prix-2016? – Nico Rosberg30. Who has been appointed as the new Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI)? – Urjit Patel 
31. 'iMobile SmartKeys' mobile app has been launched by the– ICICI Bank 
32. India has set-up military hotlines at 3-border locations with– China 
33. Which Indian cricketer was recently awarded honorary life membership of MCC? – Virender Sehwag 
34. The Union Bank of India (UBI) has launched an Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) based mobile app– *99# Mobile Application 
35. Former India football team captain who has been conferred with the Mohun Bagan Fe's prestigious Mohun Bagan Ratna (jewel) for 2016– Syed Nayeemuddin 
36. Who has won the World Martial Arts Championships in Sydney, Australia? – Vivek reja 
37. Which country launched world's first quantum-enabled satellite named Micius? – China 
38. The Uttar Pradesh has announced Rani Laxmi Bai award for– Sakshi Malik 
39. Author of the book 'The Ocean of Churn : How the Indian Ocean Shaped Human History', is– Sanjeev Sanyal 
40. Author of the book 'The Orphanage of Words' is– Shinie Antony 
41. The world's tallest girder rail bridge will come up in the State– Manipur 
42. Union Cabinet has given its approval to Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2016 that seeks to improve– Road Safety in the Country 
43. Two-day meeting of BRICS Women Parliamentarian's Forum began in– Jaipur (Rajasthan) 
44. Who is the new Governor of the RBI? – Urjit Patel 
45. Who has launched first mobile telecom satellite? – China 
46. Longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge in the world is opened in– China 
47. First Indian State to ratify GST Constitution Amendment Bill (122nd)– Assam 
48. Who was crowned UEFA Best Player in Europe title 2015-16? – Cristiano Ronaldo 
49. Which bank becomes the first among the private sector banks to offer Indian Gold Coins? – Federal Bank 
50. Doha Bank has announced to open a state-of-the-art branch in– Kochi 
51. Who is the first Indian woman to win an individual silver medal in the Olympics? – PV Sindhu 
52. Indian weather satellite 'INSAT-3DR' will be put into orbit from which launch vehicle– GSLV-Mark II 
53. The F1 racer who won 2016 German Grand Prix is– Lewis Hamilton 
54. Who won women's singles title in the 2016 Rogers Cup? – Simone Halep 
55. Which country topped the 2016 Global Innovation Index? – Switzerland 
56. The hammer thrower has created a world record of 82.29 m in women's hammer throw to win gold at Rio Olympics is– Anita Wlodarczyk 
57. Who has appointed as the Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court? – Manjula Chellur
58. Who has been appointed as the new Secretary to Prime Minister Narendra Modi? – Bhaskar Khulbe 
59. Kofi Annan is named the head of an advisory panel on the crisis of Rakhine state in– Myanmar 
60. Youth Voters' Festival of 2016 will be held in– Nagaland

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

BSF Assistant Sub-Inspector (Radio Mechanic) and Head Constable (Radio Operator) Model Question Paper

Part - A
General Intelligence and Reasoning
1. Pointing to a man, a lady said "His mother is the only daughter of my mother". How is the lady related to the man?
(a) Mother (b) Daughter (c) Sister (d) Aunt (Ans : a)

2. If MADRAS is coded as 517916 and TENANT is coded as 432124, how would you encode RMATSN ? 
(a) 851353 (b) 951363 (c) 951462 (d) 941562 (Ans : c)

3. At present, the ratio between the ages of Arun and Deepak is 4 : 3 After 6 years, Arun's age will be 26 years. What is the age of Deepak at present? 
(a) 15 years (b) 19 years (c) 24 years (d) 12 years (Ans : a)

4. Arun said, "This girl is the wife of the grandson of my mother." Who is Arun to the girl? 
(a) Grandfather (b) Husband (c) Father-in-law (d) Father (Ans : c)

5. If 20 + 15 = 24 and 64 + 13 = 42, then 11 + 28 = ? 
(a) 33 (b) 36 (c) 31 (d) 34 (Ans : b)

6. Reena walks 4 km East and then cycles 10 km North, turns to the left and covers 4 km and once again turns to the North and moves 2 km. How far is she from the starting point? 
(a) 10 km (b) 14 km (c) 8 km (d) 12 km (Ans : d)

7. If P is the husband of Q and R is the mother of S and Q, what is R to P? 
(a) Mother (b) Sister (c) Aunt (d) Mother-in-law (Ans : d)

8. If 'MERCURY' is written as 'FGIECAB' in a code, how can 'CURE' be written in that code? 
(a) GCFI (b) ECAB (c) ECAG (d) EAGC (Ans : c)

9. In the following question, increasing number of letters are skipped in between adjacent letters in a series. Which of the following series fulfils this rule? 
(a) BGMTA (b) BGMSZ (c) BGMTB (d) BGLRY (Ans : c)

10. A is the father of B, C is the daughter of B, D is the brother of B, E is the son of A. What is the relationship between C and E? 
(a) Brother and sister (b) Cousins (c) Niece and uncle (d) Uncle and aunt (Ans : c)

Part - B
General Knowledge and General Awareness 
11. Which was the second capital of Akbar ? 
(a) Delhi (b) Agra (c) Fatehpur-Sikri (d) Patna (Ans : c)

12. When was the Geological Survey of India established ? 
(a) 1841 (b) 1851 (c) 1941 (d) 1951 (Ans : b)

13. Which one of the following languages is not specified in the English schedule of the Indian Constitution? 
(a) Urdu (b) English (c) Sindhi (d) Sanskrit (Ans : b)

14. Which is the leading state in India in 'Ship Breaking' industry? 
(a) Tamil Nadu (b) Maharashtra (c) Gujarat (d) West Bengal (Ans : c)

15. Which one of the following acts as a mediator between the user's program and the hardware? 
(a) Operating System (b) Browser (c) Compiler (d) Editor (Ans : a)

16. Which Indian hockey player has a road named after him in Germany? 
(a) Roop Singh (b) Shanraj Pillai (c) Dhyan Chand (d) Zafar Iqbal (Ans : c)

17. Which one of the following is a major port on the East Coast of India? 
(a) Kandla (b) Vishakhapattnam (c) Karikal (d) Pondicherry (Puducherry) (Ans : b)

18. At which place did the Union Finance Minister, Pranab Mukherjee lay the foundation stone for a new banknote paper mill some time back? 
(a) Surat (b) Aurangabad (c) Mysore (d) Guntur (Ans : c)

19. Which one of the following cities has the maximum number of registered vehicles on the road? 
(a) Mumbai (b) Kolkata (c) Delhi (d) Chennai (Ans : a)

20. India recently signed an agreement in the field of energy with a country, which is considered world leader in the field of 'Renewable Energy'. Which is that country? 
(a) China (b) Spain (c) Japan (d) South Africa (Ans : a)

Part - C 
Quantitative Aptitude 

21. Mahesh earned a profit of 20% by selling 60 apples at the rate of Rs. 42.50 for 5 apples. Then the total cost, at which the apples were bought is– 
(a) Rs. 452 (b) Rs. 425 (c) Rs. 450 (d) Rs. 485 (Ans : b)

22. The radius of a right circular cone is 3 cm and its height is 4 cm. The total surface area of the cone is– 
(a) 48.4 (b) 64.4 (c) 96.4 (d) 75.4 (Ans : d)

23. If the square of the sum of two numbers is equal to 4 times of their product, then the ratio of these numbers is– 
(a) 2 : 1 (b) 1 : 3 (c) 1 : 1 (d) 1 : 2 (Ans : c)

24. A train 270 metres long is running at a speed of 36 km per hour; then it will cross a bridge of length 180 metres in– 
(a) 40 sec. (b) 45 sec. (c) 50 sec. (d) 35 sec. (Ans : b)

25. Last year my age was a perfect square number. Next year it will be a cubic number. What is my present age? 
(a) 26 years (b) 24 years (c) 26 years (d) 27 years (Ans : a)

26. If the numerical value of the volume of a right circular cylinder and its curved surface area are equal, then its radius is– 
(a) 3 units (b) 6 units (c) 2 units (d) 4 units (Ans : c)

27. Pipes P and Q can fill a tank in 10 and 12 hours respectively and C can empty it in 6 hours. If all the three are opened at 7 a.m., at what time will one-fourth of the tank be filled? 
(a) 10 a.m. (b) 10 p.m. (c) 11 p.m. (d) 11 a.m. (Ans : b)

28. If a chord of length 16 cm is at a distance of 15 cm from the centre of the circle, then the length of the chord of the same circle which is at a distance of 8 cm from the centre is equal to– 
(a) 10 cm (b) 20 cm (c) 30 cm (d) 40 cm (Ans : c)

29. By what least number should 4320 be multiplied so as to obtain a number which is a perfect cube? 
(a) 40 (b) 50 (c) 60 (d) 80 (Ans : b)

30. There are 50 students in a class. Their average weight is 45 kg. When one student leaves the class, the average weight reduces by 100 g. What is the weight of the student who left  the class? 
(a) 45 kg (b) 47.9 kg (c) 49.9 kg (d) 50.1 kg (Ans : c)

Part - D 
English Comprehension 

Direction (Q. 31-35) : Out of the four alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word and mark it in the Answer Sheet. 

31. Scorn 
(a) Concise (b) Despise (c) Bias (d) Fierce (Ans : b)

32. Catastrophe 
(a) Tragedy (b) Anger (c) Violence (d) Hatred (Ans : a)

33. Abjure 
(a) Renounce (b) Announce (c) Pronounce (d) Denounce (Ans : a)

34. Assess 
(a) Overload (b) Measure (c) Permit (d) Enter (Ans : b)

35. Elastic 
(a) Free (b) Liberal (c) Flexible (d) Broad (Ans : c)

Direction (36-40) : In these questions choose the word that is opposite in meaning to the given word and mark it in the Answer Sheet. 

36. Impede 
(a) Obstruct (b) Advance (c) Linger (d) Guarantee (Ans : b)

37. Perilous 
(a) Carefree (b) Impetuous (c) Safe (d) Impure (Ans : c)

38. Brittle 
(a) Weak (b) Strong (c) Fragile (d) Bright (Ans : a)

39. Callous 
(a) Rude (b) Insensitive (c) Indifferent (d) Sympathetic (Ans : a)

40. Dishevelled 
(a) Composed (b) Tidy (c) Confident (d) Jovial (Ans : b)

Thursday, September 1, 2016

RITES Ltd. - Resident Engineer Posts

RITES Ltd. invites applications for the recruitment of Resident Engineer posts on contract basis.

Post Details:
1. ARE (Signalling): 1 Post
2. ARE (Telecommunication): 3 Posts
3. Train Operation Specialist: 2 Posts
4. RE (Signalling & Telecommunication): 2 Posts
5. ARE (Signalling & Telecommunication): 5 Posts
6. Inspection Telecommunication Engineer: 5 Posts
7. Inspection Signal Engineer: 10 Posts

Maximum Age limit: 55 years

Qualification: Diploma/ Degree (relevant engineering discipline) with post-qualification experience.

How to Apply: Candidates are required to apply online in the registration format available in the Career Section of RITES website.

Last date of online registration: 09.09.2016.

Last date for receipt of hard copy of document: 19.09.2016.

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