Sunday, April 24, 2016

Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd. (KRCL) Recruitment of Sr. Technical Assistant & Jr. Technical Assistant

KRCL invites applications for the following fixed term contract posts on fixed remuneration basis for USBRL Project.

  1. Sr. Technical Assistant: 02 Posts
    Qualification: BE/ B.Tech. in Electrical/ Electronics/ Power Electronics/ Industrial Electronics with not less than 60% marks from recognised (AICTE) University. 

    Experience: Minimum 2 years of experience in construction/ maintenance of Electrical General service work.

    Remuneration: Rs.35,000/- per month.
  2. Jr. Technical Assistant: 03 Posts
    Qualification: BE/ B.Tech. in Electrical/ Electronics/ Power Electronics/ Industrial Electronics with not less than 60% marks from recognised (AICTE) University.

    Remuneration: Rs.30,000/- per month.
Venue: "USBRL Project Head Office Jammu”, Konkan Railway Corporation Ltd.

Walk-in-interview: May 02, 2016

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016



◆ World Earth Day is observed on?
Ans: April 22.

◆ Who is the cultural ambassador for Seychelles?
Ans: AR Rahman.

◆ ISRO headquarters located in?
Ans: Bangalore.

◆ What does CPU stand for?
Ans: Central Processing Unit.

◆ What does DNA stands for in Biology?
Ans: Deoxyribo Nucleic Acid.

◆ What is the charge of an electron?
Ans: _1.6 × 10−19 C.

◆ Name of India's first Satellite?
Ans: Aryabhata.

◆ What does CNG stand for?
Ans: Compressed Natural Gas.

◆ The first football player from the Indian subcontinent to play for a European club?
Ans: Mohammed Saleem.

◆ What do the terms Geocentric and Heliocentric refer to?
Ans: Earth centered, Sun centered.

◆ What are the 4 key elements of amino acids?
Ans: Hydrogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen, Carbon.

◆ PV Sindhu is associated with which sport?
Ans: Badminton player.

◆ "NASA" full form?
Ans: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

◆ Who replaced viscount Louis Mount Batten as the governor general of India?
Ans: C. Raja Gopala Chari.

◆ Where is mount Kanchenjunga located?
Ans: Himalayas.

◆ Nilanjana sudeshna, an Indian American Author popularly known as?
Ans: Jhumpa Lahiri.

◆ Which two Indian Cities, were added to the Creative City Network of UNESCO in Dec 2015?
Ans: Varanasi, Jaipur.

◆ In July 1905, who ordered the partition of Bengal?
Ans: Lord Curzon.

◆ Who wrote the book "Autobiography An Unknown Indian"?
Ans: Nirad C. Chaudhuri.

◆ What did Dmitri Mendeleev formulate?
Ans: Periodic Table.

◆ Who is father of White Revolution?
Ans: Verghese Kurien.

◆ What is Victoria Memorial?
Ans: Museum.

◆ Name of parent company of Google?
Ans: Alphabet Inc.

◆ Charles Correa is well known?
Ans: Architect.

◆ Where is Shore temple located?
Ans: Mahabalipuram, Tamil Nadu.

◆ What is the name of the Tablet computer produced by Data wind which is promoted by the
Govt. of India as part of an e-learning program?
Ans: Aakash.

◆ Who wrote Calvin and Hobbes comic strip?
Ans: Bill Watterson.

◆ When was Economic liberalization in India started?
Ans: 1991.

◆ What is "Laccadive sea"?
Ans: Lakshadweep Sea.

◆ What is the full form of RAM?
Ans: Random Access Memory.

◆ In September 2015 NASA scientists found evidence of flowing water on which planet outside earth?
Ans: Mars.

◆ Who was the Confucius?
Ans: Chinese Philosopher.

◆ What is the full form of GSM?
Ans: Global System for Mobile communication.

◆ What is the unit of length used in formally to express astronomical distance?
Ans: AU.

◆ Galvanization is a process in which a layer of zinc is put on iron objects to prevent them from?
Ans: Rust.


◆ What is the National Game of India?
Ans: Hockey.

◆ What is the full form of IPTL?
Ans: International Premier Tennis League.

◆ Valley National Park located in?
Ans: Ohio, United States.

◆ Which Indian state have 100% primary education?
Ans: Kerala.

◆ What is the full form of UPS?
Ans: Uninterruptible Power Supply.

◆ Which animal name is present in the logo of World Wide Fund?
Ans: Panda.

◆ Einstein got the Nobel Prize for his theory of?
Ans: Photoelectric effect.

◆ Indian Institute of Vegetable Research is located in?
Ans: Varanasi.

◆ Which American President came to India as the Chief Guest for Republic Day?
Ans: Barak Obama.

◆ Why does Government of India act 1935 was important?
Ans: It is the main source of Indian Constitution

◆ Yellow colour in Papaya is because of?
Ans: Carotene.

◆ Who is the founder of Servants of India Society?
Ans: Gopal Krishna Gokhale.

◆ Richest source of Vitamin A is?
Ans: Carrots.

Tuesday, April 5, 2016



◆ What is Makarsankranti?
Ans: Hindu Festival

◆ Chipko Movement started in which state?
Ans: Rajasthan

◆ Which Vitamin is responsible for Blood Clotting?
Ans: Vitamin K

◆ What is the capital of Uganda?
Ans: Kampala

◆ "Orang National Park" is located in which state?
Ans: Assam.

◆ Longest river in India which does not fall into sea?
Ans: Yamuna.

◆ What is planet X?
Ans: Nibiru Cataclysm.

◆ Who was the first woman to climb Mount Everest?
Ans: Junko Tabei.

◆ What is the capital city of Sri Lanka?
Ans: Colombo

◆ Which is most peaceful country as per the 2015 peace index?
Ans: Iceland

◆ Which of the followings is not an operating system?
Ans: C++

◆ Which crop is produced at highest quantity in India?
Ans: Rice

◆ Mica is found in which state of India?
Ans: Jharkhand, Bihar, Rajastan, Andhra Pradesh.

◆ Male is the capital of which country?
Ans: Republic of Maldives.

◆ Which is the cleanest city of India?
Ans: Mysore.

◆ Anjolie Ela Menon is related to which field?
Ans: Artist.(Painter)

◆ The longest Rail Route in India?
Ans: Dibrugarh – Kanyakumari Railway.

◆ If H2O is water than What is KOH?
Ans: Potassium Hydroxide.

◆ What is the newest member of WTO?
Ans: Afghanistan.

◆ What is the operation Name of 1998 Pokharan Test?
Ans: Operation Shakti.

◆ What does archipelagos means?
Ans: A group of small Islands.


◆ What is Sighmo?
Ans: Spring Festival.

◆ Modern Olympic 1896 held in which city?
Ans: Athens, Greece.

◆ Who is the author of "Malgudi days"?
Ans: RK Narayan.

◆ Holi is celebrated with?
Ans: Gulal (Colours).

◆ Adhai Din Ka Jhopda is in?
Ans: Ajmer, Rajasthan.

◆ UNO headquarter located in which city?
Ans: New York.

◆ Gravitational Force on two subjects depends on?
Ans: Combined mass and the distance.

◆ India got freedom on 15th August in which time day/ night/ noon/ Midnight?
Ans: Midnight.

◆ "Make in India" logo?
Ans: Moving Lion.

◆ India's largest freshwater lake?
Ans: Wular Lake.

◆ Who was Prime Minister of Pakistan in 1999?
Ans: Nawaz Sharif.

◆ COFEPOSA is associated with?
Ans: Smuggling and retain foreign currency.

◆ What is LIGO?
Ans: Laser Interferometer Gravitational- Wave Observatory.

◆ Oxygen was discovered by?
Ans: Joseph Priestley.

◆ Change in position with distance is?
Ans: Magnitude.

◆ Most abundant natural combustible gas?
Ans: Methane.

◆ What is Oneirology?
Ans: Scientific Study of dreams.

◆ In which year Sikkim get formed?
Ans: 1975.

◆ Mount Everest is located in which country?
Ans: Nepal

◆ Who got Olympic Quota in wrestling in 2015?
Ans: Narsingh Yadav.

◆ Kangaroo is the national animal of which country?
Ans: Australia.

◆ What is the foundation year of Arunachal Pradesh?
Ans: 1987.

◆ Limerick is?
Ans: A five line poetry

Monday, April 4, 2016



◆ What is the currency of Korea?
Ans: Won.

◆ Which country will host the 2019 Rugby world cup?
Ans: Japan.

◆ Who won Nobel Peace Prize award in 2011?
Ans: Tawakkol Karman, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee.

◆ Project Tiger was introduced in year?
Ans: 1973.

◆ Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place in which year?
Ans: 1919 April 13.

◆ Who designed the building of the Indian Parliament?
Ans: Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker.

◆ In which state saffron is
Ans: Jammu and Kashmir

◆ Which monument was built by Shah Jahan in Delhi?
Ans: Jama Masjid.

◆ King Ashoka belonged to which dynasty?
Ans: Mourya Dynasty.

◆ NaCl is a ..?
Ans: Salt.

◆ Which Country got Independence in 2011?
Ans: South Sudan.

◆ Minimum Age to become PM in India?
Ans: 25 years.

◆ "Emergency" is taken from which country?
Ans: Germany.

◆ Which of the following terms are related to Badminton?
Ans: Wood shot, Hairpin net shot.

◆ Who invented X-rays?
Ans: W.C. Roentgen.

◆ Homo Sapiens is scientific name of?
Ans: Human beings.

◆ Which recently discovered creature lives without water for 10 years?
Ans: Kangaroo Rat.

◆ Who invented Periodic Table?
Ans: Dmitri Mendeleev.

◆ Study of Organisms and their Environment is called?
Ans: Ecology

◆ First man who reached outer space?
Ans: Yuri Gagarin

◆ Which country developed fastest acting anti rabies vaccine?
Ans: India

◆ What is the capital city of Gujarat?
Ans: Gandhinagar

◆ In which Olympic year did women participated in all events for first time?
Ans: 2012, London

◆ River Brahmputra doesn’t flow in which country?
Ans: Myanmar

◆ Sri Lanka got Independence in which year?
Ans: 1948

◆ Which planet has no satellites?
Ans: Mercury and Venus

◆ What is CRISPR?
Ans: Clustered Regularly Interspaced Shot Palindromic Repeats.

◆ The image formed on the retina of human eyes is?
Ans. Real and Inverted.


◆ What did Alexander Fleming discovered?
Ans: Penicillin.

◆ Who is the founder of Mughal Dynasty ?
Ans: Babur.

◆ White desert of India?
Ans: Rann of Kuch desert.

◆ Tennis is played on which surface?
Ans: Hard, Grass and Clay courts.

◆ Which of the following colours has least wavelength?
Ans: Violet

◆ What is molecular formula of Sugar?
Ans: C12H22O11

◆ Who is the father of Indian Space Programs?
Ans: Vikram Sarabhai

◆ Mode of 53, 54, 55, 55, 55, 54, 55, 56, 57, 69 and 37?
Ans: 55

◆ First woman President of Pakistan?
Ans: Benazir Bhutto.

◆ On which planet frozen water is found?
Ans: Pluto.

◆ Oldest oil reserves in India?
Ans: Digboi, Assam.

◆ First President of Indian National Congress?
Ans: W.C. Bonnerjee.

◆ Which Indian won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014?
Ans: Kailash Satyarthi.

◆ Kidney stone is caused by?
Ans: Calcium Oxalate.

◆ Who introduced Orthodox Christianity in Russia?
Ans: Vladimir.

◆ World's first space tourist?
Ans: Dennis Anthony Tito.

◆ Which was first geostationary satellite launched in India?
Ans: Ariane Passenger Payload Experiment (APPLE) in 1981.

◆ Which of following elements is liquid at room temperature?
Ans: Bromine.

◆ Height of badminton net above ground level?
Ans: 1.524 meter.

◆ Which monument was built to commemorate the eradication of plague?
Ans: Charminar.

◆ National song of India was composed by?
Ans: Bankim Chandra Chatterjee.

◆ Air conditioner was invented by?
Ans: Willis Carrier


◆ Solid Iodine colour?
Ans: Purple.

◆ First Nobel Prize winner in Literature?
Ans: Sully Prudhomme (French).

◆ ISRO combined with which police for "Predictive policing"?
Ans: Delhi Police.

◆ Khajuraho temple is located in which state?
Ans: Madhya Pradesh.

◆ Administrator of Union Territory?
Ans: Lt. Governor & Administrator.

◆ Basilica of bom jesus belongs to which state?
Ans: Goa.

◆ First indian to get Nobel prize?
Ans: Rabindranath Tagore.

◆ Golden Temple is situated on which river?
Ans: Ravi river.

◆ Jayakwadi Dam located on which river?
Ans: Godavari River.

◆ The 100 Years War was a long struggle between which countries (1337 to 1453)?
Ans: England and France.

◆ Who was the first ODI Captain of Indian Cricket Team?
Ans: Ajit Wadekar.

◆ Who invented Dynamo?
Ans: Michael Faraday.

◆ Highest cricket ground in India is located in which state?
Ans: Himachal Pradesh (Chail).

◆ Mrinalini Sarabhai is famous for?
Ans: Indian Classical Dancer.

◆ Which one is different?
a) Wular lake
b) Dal lake
c) Vembanad lake
d) Sheshnag lake
Ans: c. Except Vemband lake (Kerala) remaining three are in the (Jammu & Kashmir).

◆ Nephrology is the study of?
Ans: Kidney function.

◆ What is Geotropism?
Ans: The growth of the parts of plants in response to the force of gravity.

◆ 2016 World Economic forum Summit held?
Ans: Davos (Switzerland).

◆ In the following, which has pH value below 7?
Ans: Acids.

◆ Shiva Ayyadurai invented?
Ans: Email.

◆ Defence minister of India hoisted (largest flag with tallest flagpole) Indian National flag in 2016 at?
Ans: Pahari Mandir (Ranchi).

◆ Fundamental duties taken from which country?
Ans: USSR.

Friday, April 1, 2016



  • First Female CM in India?
     Sucheta Kriplani
  • Where is NASA located in USA?
     Washington, DC
  • Chandrayan-1 was launched in the year?
     2008 October 22
  • Kudankulam nuclear power plant is located in?
     Tirunelveli District in Tamil Nadu
  • Asian Games were held in India in the years?
     1951 and 1982
  • 2014 Commonwealth games Gold medal winner in badminton?
     Parupalli Kashyap
  • Name of the place Osama bin Laden was killed in Pakistan?
  • Kaziranga National Park is in which state?
  • First Home Minister of India after Independence?
     Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
  • India's Central Banking and Monetary Authority is controlled by?
  • What is the full form of IMO?
     International Maritime Organization
  • Who is the Chancellor of Nalanda University?
     George Yeo
  • "Ekta Diwas" is observed on?
     31st October
  • Who was the "Political Guru" of Mahatma Gandhi ?
     Gopal Krishna Gokhale
  • Web pages are written by?
  • NFC is based on?
     RFID (Radio Frequency Identification)
  • "Dialysis" is a treatment for which part of the human body?
  • Evaporation of liquid to absorb heat is a principle used in?
  • Partition of Bengal in 1905 is done by? 
     Lord Curzon
  • Crop Insurance Scheme comes under?
     Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY).
  • Larynx is also called?
     Voice box
  • Green Highway policy is for?
     Plantation of trees along the roads
  • Venue of 2018 FIFA World Cup? 
  • Water droplets cause rainbow due to?
     Reflection, Refraction and Dispersion
  • Major tea producing state in India?
  • Who appoints Governor of State?
  • 1 Rs and 2 Rs coins are made of?
     Ferratic Stainless Steel.
  • Cricketer to hit six sixes in a over in T20 is ___?
     Yuvraj Singh
  • Young Crocodiles are called?


First Shift

1. What is the full form of IFSC?
◆ Indian Financial System Code

2. National Good Governance day is observed every year on?
◆December 25

3. In which year Quit India Moment started?
◆ 1942

4. Which missile's third generation successfully fired in Rajasthan?
◆ Nag

5. 2019 cricket world cup hosting countries?
◆ England and Wales.

6. Who is the winner of Rajeev Gandhi Khel Ratna award-2015?
◆ Sania Mirza

7. Who elects Rajya Sabha members?
◆ Elected members of State Legislative Assemblies

8. Whose signature appears on Indian currency?
◆ RBI Governor

9. At present Indian Coins are made from?
◆ Ferritic Stainless Steel

10. What is "Oncology"?
◆ A branch of science that deals with tumours and cancers

11. Which compound in LPG gives it smell on Leakage?
◆ Ethyl Mercaptan (Sulphur Compound)

12. In which state "Thar desert" located?
◆ Rajasthan

13. By which device measures the pressure?
◆ Barometer

14. Where is UNO Headquarters located?
◆ New York

15. Shimla agreement-1972 signed between?
◆ Indira Gandhi and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

16. "Constitution Day" is observed every year on?
◆ 26 Nov

17. Money Transfer through mobile is called?
◆ IMPS (Immediate Payment Service)

18. Which oil is the source of Vitamin D?
◆ Cod liver

19. Which is the capital city of Jammu and Kashmir?
◆ Shrinagar

20. What is the full form of BIOS?
◆ Basic Input Output System

21. The exercise "Megadooth" was conducted by Indian Army at which place?
◆ Siachen Glacier, Leh

22. Yogini Cult has its origin from which state?
◆ Odisha

23. Who won C.K. Naidu life time achievement award, recently?
◆ Syed Kirmani

24. Young India weekly Journal started by?
◆ Gandhiji

25. Hockey league 2016 is won by?
◆ Jaypee Punjab Warriors

26. Normal eye vision distance approximately?
◆ 6 metres

27. National Space Society headquarters located in?
◆ Washington D.C.

28. Who won ISL Champion 2015?
◆ Chennaiyan FC.

Second Shift

1. "Chicken Pox" is caused by the virus?
◆ Varicella Zoster virus

2. Who is the 15th P.M. of India?
◆ Narendra Modi

3. One rupee note bears signature of?
◆ Finance Secretary

4. Bhagat Singh was executed in which year?
◆ 1931 (March 23)

5. Who invented Audio phones in 1910?
◆ Nathaniel Baldwin

6. LOC between India and Pakistan was constructed in which year?
◆ 1972

7. Chemotherapy is used for treatment of?
◆ Cancer

8. Which states achieved 100% inclusion in PMJDY?
◆ Goa and Kerala

9. Which computer key is used to get help menu?
◆ F1 button.

10. Common wealth game was held first time in India in which year?
◆ 2010

11. What is cloud computing?
◆ Service

12. "Jallikattu" game is of which state?
◆ Tamil Nadu

13. What is currency paper made of?
◆ Cotton and cotton rags.

14. Recently India signed a contract to increase solar energy with which country?
◆ France

15. The book "Wings of Fire" is written by?
◆ Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

16. Which of the following is not a search engine?
◆ Flipkart

17. How many languages appear on Indian currency note?
◆ 17

18. Which river is called Ganga of South India?
◆ Godavari

19. Arunachal Pradesh capital?
◆ Itanagar

20. RBI extended the date to change its pre-dated notes of 2005 to?
◆ 30th June, 2016

21. How much decibel can a human ear hear?
◆ 60 - 120 dB

22. What is MS office?
◆ Application software

23. National flag of India was designed by?
◆ Pingali Venkaiyya

24. First woman to win Gold medal in Olympics Boxing?
◆ Nicola Adams

25. Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana first started in which state?
◆ Maharashtra

26. What is the process to split hydrogen gas out of the water?
◆ Electrolysis

27. Pathology is the study of?
◆ Diseases caused by different organisms

Third Shift

1. Which movement was stopped after Chauri-Chaura incident?
◆ Non-cooperation movement

2. Which test is used to measure AIDS?

3. Nails are made up of?
◆ Keratin

4. First Deputy Prime Minister of India?
◆ Sardar Vallabhai Patel

5. Google CEO?
◆ Sunder Pichai

6. International Maritime Organisation is located at?
◆ London

7. Gandhi and Irwin agreement was signed in which year?
◆ 1931

8. What is the Nitrogen percentage in air?
◆ 78%

9. ISRO headquarters located in?
◆ Bangalore

10. The longest part in human digestive system
◆ Small Intestine

11. The time period for the validity of the cheque?
◆ 3 months

12. Air quality Index means?
◆ Indicates pollutants level in air and its impact on health

13. The instrument is used to control the temperature?
◆ Thermostat

14. The Main objective of Ganga Action Plan?
◆ Cleaning of Ganga River

15. Neckchand Garden located in which city?
◆ Chandigarh

16. In 1989 Sachin Tendulkar played first test match against which country?
◆ Pakistan

17. 2023 World Cricket Cup host?
◆ India

18. Maharatna means?
◆ Public Sector undertakings (Eg: ONGC)