Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Rail Tel Corporation -Recruitment of 50 Technical Posts

Rail Tel Corporation of India Limited, New Delhi invites applications for the following Technical Posts on Contract basis.

Post details:
1. Project Director/ Enterprise Architect: 02 Posts
2. Senior Architect - OS/ Server/ Hardware (Infra): 02 Posts 
3. Senior Architect-Database Ad ministration: 01 Post
4. Senior ERP Techno Functional - Oracle: 04 Posts 
5. Technical Lead - SAP: 01 Post 
6. Technical Lead - .Net: 03 Posts 
7. Technical Lead - Android Applications: 01 Post 
8. Technical Lead - Java Developer: 05 Posts
9. Technical Lead - Network Bandwidth: 04 Posts
10. Technical Consultant - OS/ Server/ Hardware Admin/ Java/.Net/ DBA/ Oracle/ ERP/ SAP/ Storage/ Security/ Network: 25 Posts
11. Office Admin - Coordinator/ Training Manager: 02 Posts

Qualification: B.E/ B.Tech/ B.Sc/ MCA/ Diploma (Relevant discipline)/ Any Degree with experience.

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Selection Process: Based on written examination (Aptitude Test) and Interview.

How to Apply: Apply online only.

Last date for online registration: 22.08.2017. 

For Online Application Click Here

For more Details Click Here

Sunday, July 23, 2017

South Eastern Railway (SER) Recruitment of Goods Guard and Station Master Posts

South Eastern Railway (SER) announce recruitment for the vacant posts of Goods Guard : 285, Station Master : 125.

SER Recruitment 2017 : 410 Station Master, Goods Guard Posts 
Total Post :

Name of Post : 
1. Station Master : 125
2. Goods Guard : 285

Education Qualification : Candidates should have done Bachelor Degree or its equivalent qualification from a recognized university. 

Age Limit : Candidates upper age limit should not exceed 42 Years. Age relaxations will be applicable as per the rules. 

Pay Scale : Rs. 9300 – 34,800/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 4200/-. (Post 1), Rs. 5200 – 20,200/- with Grade Pay of Rs. 2800/-. 

Selection Process :
 All Eligible Candidates will Be Selected Based on Their Performance In Written Exam/Aptitude Test, Medical Exam .

How to Apply : All Eligible and Interested candidates Can Download application Form through official website After Filling The application form, candidate must send hard copy of application along with relevant testimonials (Mentioned In Detailed Advertisement) to the following Address before or on 14th August 2017.

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Important Dates:
Application Online Start : 18 July, 2017 
Last Date for Registration : 14 August, 2017 

Important Links
Download Notification & Application Form : PDF Download 
Official Website :

Eastern Railway Recruitment of Cultural Quota

Eastern Railway (ER)  announces Recruitment for Cultural Quota Posts.

Post Name :
Cultural Quota
Qualification : All Interested Candidates should have completed 12th, Degree/Diploma from recognized university.
Age Limit : Maximum age limit is 40 years As on 01st January 2018age relaxation as per the govt rules.
Pay Scale : Rs.5200-20200/- With Grade Pay Rs.1900/-. For Post Wise Pay Scale Details Go To Official Notification.
Selection Process : written test.
Examination Fee : Candidates belonging General /OBC have to pay Rs. 500/- & Rs. 250/- (for SC, ST, Ex-servicemen, PWD, Women, Minorities and Economically Backward Classes) through Indian Postal Order drawn in favor of FA & CAO, Eastern Railway, Kolkata payable at Kolkata.
How To Apply : All Interested candidates may apply in prescribed application form along with attested copies of relevant documents, Income Certificate, two recent passport size photograph, two self-addressed envelopes of size (23” X 10”) & application fee send to the below mentioned address.
Address :
The Chief Personnel Officer, Eastern Railway Headquarters, Eastern Railway Sports Association’s (ERSA) Office, 17, Netaji Subhas Road (Fairlie Place), Kolkata- 700001.on or before 07.08.2017 upto17.30 hrs.
Important Dates :
Last Date for Submission of Application form : 07th August 2017

Tuesday, July 11, 2017


1. In July 2017 Narendra Modi became the first Indian Prime Minister to visit which of the following
1) Germany
2) Netherlands
3) Israel
4) Portugal
5) Iran

2. Who took charge as the 21st Chief Election Commissioner of India on July 6, 2017?
1) Om Prakash Rawat
2) Achal Kumar Jyoti
3) H.S. Brahma
4) Ratan Watal
5) None of these

3. The National Health Policy-2017 aims at increasing life expectancy to 70 years from 67.5 by?
1) 2022
2) 2020
3) 2025
4) 2030
5) 2040

4. What is India's rank in terms of representation of women in Parliament, according to a report published by the Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) and UN Women?
1) 133
2) 122
3) 143
4) 148
5) 136

5. Bhadla Solar Park is located in which of the following States?
1) Rajasthan
2) Madhya Pradesh
3) Gujarat
4) Haryana
5) Himachal Pradesh

6. State Bank of India has signed an agreement with KfW Development Bank for $274 million loan
facility to finance affordable housing segment in India. KfW Development Bank is based in?
1) Spain
2) Portugal
3) Germany
4) France
5) Italy

7. Which of the following has been ranked as the top Indian city as per Mercer's Quality of Living rankings 2017?
1) Hyderabad
2) Pune
3) New Delhi
4) Mumbai
5) Chennai

8. The extension of BrahMos missile's range became possible after India joined the group of?
1) NSG
2) Australia Group
3) Wassenaar Arrangement
5) None of these

9. Which is the second largest party in the Punjab Assembly?
1) Congress
2) Bharatiya Janata Party
3) Aam Aadmi Party
4) Shiromani Akali Dal
5) None of these

10. Which private bank has launched an Electronic Virtual Assistant (EVA), an artificial intelligencedriven chatbot, for customer services?
1) HDFC Bank
2) Axis Bank
3) Kotak Mahindra Bank
4) ICICI Bank
5) None of these

11. Who was appointed Chairman of National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (NCSK) in March 2017?
1) Manhar Valjibhai Zala
2) Dalip Kallu
3) Narain Dass
4) Bezwada Wilson
5) None of these

12. Who has been named the 2017 Artist of the Year by the Harvard Foundation?
1) Shakira
2) Viola Davis
3) Sharon Stone
4) Halle Berry
5) Salma Hayek

13. The bill to regulate marriages of minority Hindus became a law in which of the following countries in March 2017?
1) Bangladesh
2) Malaysia
3) Pakistan
4) Indonesia
5) Afghanistan

14. The Whanganui River was recognized by the Parliament of which of the following countries as a
"legal person" in March 2017?
1) China
2) Laos
3) Vietnam
4) New Zealand
5) South Africa

15. Which of the following High Courts has decreed that the rivers Ganga and Yamuna as well as
their tributaries and sister bodies be declared "legal and living entities"?
1) Delhi High Court
2) Allahabad High Court
3) Uttarakhand High Court
4) Himachal Pradesh High Court
5) Jharkhand High Court

16. Who was appointed as the Chairman of the Central Water Commission (CWC) in March 2017?
1) K.P. Kharat
2) Ajay Singh
3) M.K. Jain
4) Narendra Kumar
5) None of these

17. Who is the first Indian singer to make it to the Madame Tussauds Museum in New Delhi?
1) Sonu Nigam
2) K.J. Yesudas
3) Shreya Ghoshal
4) Shaan
5) Sunidhi Chauhan

18. Who has completed 50 years as a legislator in the Kerala Assembly on March 15, 2017?
1) P. Sreeramakrishnan
2) V.S. Achuthanandan
3) Ramesh Chennithala
4) K.M. Mani
5) Oommen Chandy

19. Park Geun-hye was removed as the President of which of the following Asian countries over a graft scandal in March 2017?
1) Vietnam
2) Thailand
3) South Korea
4) North Korea
5) Singapore

20. George Olah of USA passed away on March 8, 2017. He was awarded the 1994 Nobel Prize in?
1) Physics
2) Chemistry
3) Medicine
4) Literature
5) Economics

21. Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated ONGC Petro addition Ltd's (OPaL) Rs.30,000 crore plant to the nation on March 7, 2017. It is in Dahej in?
1) Gujarat
2) Rajasthan
3) Jharkhand
4) Goa
5) Madhya Pradesh

22. Which of the following universities will host the 105th session of the Indian Science Congress in January 2018?
1) Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar
2) Osmania University, Hyderabad
3) Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
4) Thapar University, Patiala
5) Sri Venkateshwara University, Tirupati

23. The Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP) visited India recently. What is his name?
1) Jens Stoltenberg
2) Trond Giske
3) Erik Solheim
4) Jonas Gahr Store
5) None of these

24. Where are the headquarters of the United Nations Environment Program?
1) Bonn, Germany
2) Geneva, Switzerland
3) New York, USA
4) Nairobi, Kenya
5) Rome, Italy

25. Where is the Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) located?
1) Mumbai
2) Kochi
3) Kolkata
4) Visakhapatnam
5) Chennai

26. The popular singer Rihanna has been named the 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the
Year. She belongs to which of the following countries?
1) Cuba
2) Colombia
3) Barbados
4) Bahamas
5) Jamaica

27. American surgeon Thomas Starzl passed away on March 4, 2017. In 1967 he performed the world's first successful human?
1) Liver transplant
2) Heart transplant
3) Kidney transplant
4) Spleen transplant
5) None of these

28. Rene Preval died on March 3, 2017. He twice served as the President of?
1) Panama
2) Peru
3) Paraguay
4) Haiti
5) Chile

29. Which country has declared March 25 as 'Genocide Day'?
1) Israel
2) Rwanda
3) Bangladesh
4) Syria
5) Germany

30. Shahpur Kandi Dam project is located in which of the following States?
1) Haryana
2) Uttarakhand
3) Punjab
4) Jammu & Kashmir
5) Uttar Pradesh

31. Which of the following teams won the Santosh Trophy football tournament on March 26, 2017?
1) West Bengal
2) Goa
3) Mizoram
4) Kerala
5) None of these

32. Plastic notes will be introduced in five cities in a field trial. Which of the following cities is not one among them?
1) Kochi
2) Mysore
3) Shimla
4) Bhubaneswar
5) Srinagar

33. Which State has introduced 'KCR Kit', a scheme designed for the welfare of women and newborn?
1) Kerala
2) Karnataka
3) Telangana
4) Tamil Nadu
5) None of these

34. Which State has launched 'Pratibimba', a comprehensive webbased platform showcasing the
government's performance and achievements to the citizens?
1) Kerala
2) Andhra Pradesh
3) Telangana
4) Karnataka
5) Odisha

35. Which country has the highest women members in Parliament?
1) Rwanda
2) Bolivia
3) Cuba
4) Iceland
5) Nicaragua

36. Where is the Head Office of the Asian Boxing Confederation (ASBC) located?
1) Doha, Qatar
2) Manama, Bahrain
3) Astana, Kazakhstan
4) Tokyo, Japan
5) Tashkent, Uzbekistan

37. Lesia Tsurenko won the Mexican Open tennis women's singles title in March 2017. She belongs to?
1) Ukraine
2) Bulgaria
3) Latvia
4) Russia
5) Georgia

38. Pablo Cuevas won the Brazil Open tennis title in March 2017. He is a tennis player from?
1) Mexico
2) Chile
3) Brazil
4) Uruguay
5) Venezuela

39. Where were the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games held?
1) South Korea
2) UK
3) Austria
4) USA
5) Germany

40. Which Indian city hosted the 22nd edition of the Asian Athletics Championships in July 2017?
1) Pune
2) Ranchi
3) New Delhi
4) Bhubaneswar
5) Chennai

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RRC Group - D Exam Solved Question Paper (Exam Held on 09-11-2014)

General Awareness Questions
1. Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu is NOT the Cabinet Minister of (as on 15 Oct., 2014)– 
(a) Urban Development (b) Shipping (c) Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation (d) Parliamentary Affairs 
(Ans : b)

2. Sushri Uma Bharati is NOT the Cabinet Minister of (as on 15 Oct. , 2014)– 
(a) Water Resources (b) River Development (c) Drinking Water and Sanitation (d) Ganga Rejuvenation 
(Ans : c)

3. Which Army was headed by Subhash Chandra Bose ? 
(a) Indian National Army (b) Light Brigade (c) Foreign Legion (d) Bengal Regiment 
(Ans : a)

4. Among the following' which one is incorrectly matched ? 
(1) National Pension Scheme- Contribution Pension System (2) National Literacy Mission Programme - Adult Education 
(3) Midday Meal Scheme - Lunch to School Children 
(4) Indira Awas Yojana - Free Housing Scheme to La- dies 
(a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) 4 
(Ans : d)

5. Which of the following disease is NOT caused by Bacteria ? 
(a) Tuberculosis (b) Typhoid (c) Measles (d) Leprosy 
(Ans : c)

6. Oral Rehydration Therapy' is recommended for– 
(a) Tuberculosis (b) Typhoid (c) Tetanus (d) Cholera 

(Ans : d)

7. 'Money Plant' is the ATM network of which Indian Bank? 
(a) Bank of Baroda (b) Karnataka Bank (c) State Bank of India (d) Central Bank of India 

(Ans : b)

8. 'Just do it' is a famous punchline from which Global Brand? 
(a) Adidas (b) Puma (c) Nike (d) Reebok 

(Ans : c)

9. Which Bill was finally passed by the Parliament in December, 2013 after massive protest by public activist Anna Hazare? 
(a) Lokpal (b) Jan Lokpal (c) Lokpal and Lokayukta Act (d) Jan Lokayukta 

(Ans : c)

10. According to which Article of the Constitution of India, do the citizens have the Right to know the information about candidate's assets and liabilities? 
(a) Article 21 (b) Article 30 (a) (c) Article 19 (a) (d) Article 14 

(Ans : c)

11. Find the incorrect match– 
(A) Special Status of Kashmir - Article 370 (B) Fundamental Rights - Article 12-35 
(C) Directive Principles of States Policy - Article 36-50 (D) Fundamental Duties of the Citizen - Article 90 
(a) A (b) B (c) C (d) D 

(Ans : d)

12. Which of the following is NOT a programming language? 
(a) Java (b) Basic (c) Microsoft ASP (d) Turing 

(Ans : c)

13. ISP stands for– 
(a) Internet Service Provider (b) Internet Survey Period (c) Integrated Service Provider (d) Internet Security Protocol 

(Ans : a)

14. Which of the following Railway Stations was formerly known as Victoria Terminus? 
(a) Churchgate Railway Station (b) Mumbai Central (c) Lokmanya Tilak Terminus (d) Chhatrapathi Shivaji Terminus 

(Ans : d)

15. What is the name of Chief of Army Staff? 
(a) General V K Singh (b) General Bikram Singh (c) General Dalbir Singh Suhag (d) General Thimayya 

(Ans : c)

16. A corked bottle full of water when frozen will break because– 
(a) Glass is a bad conductor of heat (b) The volume of water increases on freezing 
(c) The bottle contracts on freezing (d) The volume of water decreases on freezing 

(Ans : b)

17. In India, Gene bank of Wheat is located at– 
(a) IARI, New Delhi (b) Ludhiana (c) Kanpur (d) Karnal 

(Ans : d)

18. What is the centre of an Atom called?
(a) Proton (b) Nucleus (c) Neutron (d) Electron 

(Ans : b)

19. Which of the following acids is used in a car battery ? 
(a) Hydrochloric acid (b) Sulphuric arid (c) Nitric acid (d) Carbonic acid 

(Ans : b)

20. 'OECD' stands for– 
(a) Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (b) Opportunity for Economic Cooperation and Development 
(c) Organization for Economic Conference and Development (d) Organization for Environmental Cooperation and Development 

(Ans : a)

21. Where is the Indus Civilization city 'Lothal' located? 
(a) Gujarat (b) Rajasthan (c) Punjab (d) Haryana 

(Ans : a)

22. Among the following name the State where density of population is the lowest ? 
(a) Meghalaya (b) Mizoram (c) Arunachal Pradesh (d) Sikkim 

(Ans : c)

23. What causes wind to defect toward left in the Southern Hemisphere ? 
(a) Temperature (b) Magnetic field (c) Rotation of the earth (d) Pressure 

(Ans : c)

24. Which one of the following is located in the Bastar Region? 
(a) Bandhavgarh National Park (b) Dandeli Sanctuary (c) Rajaji National Park (d) Indravati National Park 

(Ans : d)

25. In which State 'Guru Shikhar Peak' is located ? 
(a) Rajasthan (b) Gujarat (c) Madhya Pradesh (d) Maharashtra 

(Ans : a)

26. Mughal Painting reached its highest level of progress during the reign of– 
(a) Akbar (b) Aurangzeb (c) Jahangir (d) Shah Jahan 

(Ans : c)

27. Because Pluto is now no longer a planet, the planet that lies at the outermost orbit of the solar system is– 
(a) Saturn (b) Neptune (c) mercury (d) Uranus 

(Ans : b)

28. Expand the term 'EMI' as used in banking/finance sector ? 
(a) Easy Monthly Installment (b) Equal Monthly Investment (c) Equated Monthly Installment (d) Equated Mortgage Investment 

(Ans : c)

29. At which of the following cities the Head office of Reserve Bank of India is located? 
(a) Mumbai (b) New Delhi (c) Kolkata (d) Dehradun 

(Ans : a)

30. Name the person, who captained Marylebone Cricket Club XI that played during the celebration of bi-centenary of Lord's cricket ground. 
(a) Sachin Tendulkar (b) Shane Warne (c) Rahul Dravid (d) Aaron Finch 

(Ans : a)

31. Who won 'Dronacharya Awards' for year 2014 in the field of Wrestling? 
(a) Mahabir Prasad (b) N. Lingappa (c) Gurcharan Singh Gogi (d) G. Manoharan 

(Ans : a)

32. Who got 'Dhyanchand Awards' for year 2014 in Hockey? 
(a) Gurmail Singh (b) K. P. Thakkar (c) Zeeshan Ali (d) Mahabir Prasad 

(Ans : a)

33. The largest 'Buddhist Temple' in the world is located in– 
(a) India (b) Indonesia (c) Japan (d) China 

(Ans : b)

34. In which language were Buddhist Literatures written? 
(a) Sanskrit (b) Prakrit (c) Hindi (d) Pali 

(Ans : d)

35. Shivaji Rao Gaikwad is the real name of which famous actor? 
(a) NTR (b) Chiranjeevi (c) Rajnikanth (d) Nagarjuna 

(Ans : c)

36. 'Make in India' Brand campaign was launched by the Prime Minister to– 
(a) To promote youth development (b) To promote industry 
(c) To promote large scale manufacturing in India (d) To promote massive weapon manufacturing Programme (Ans : c)

37. From which one of the following chambers of human heart is the oxygenated blood pumped into aorta ? 
(a) Right Atrium (b) Right Ventricle (c) Left Atrium (d) Left Ventricle 

(Ans : d)

38. Mineral impurities in blood is removed by– 
(a) Lungs (b) Kidney (c) Spleen (d) Liver 

(Ans : b)

39. Which one of the following weather conditions is indicated by sudden fall in barometer reading ? 
(a) Stormy weather (b) Calm weather (c) Cold and dry weather (d) Hot and sunny weather (Ans : a)

40. Which country has world's largest railway network ? 
(a) India (b) China (c) USA (d) USSR 

(Ans : c)

41. Who was an Italian traveller to India ? 
(a) Niketin (b) Fitch (c) Terry (d) Marco Polo 

(Ans : d)

42. Which of the following Writs is said to be a guarantor of personal freedom ?
(a) Mandamus (b) Quo Warranto (c) Habeas Corpus (d) Certiorai 

(Ans : c)

43. Which monument was built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar? 
(a) Qutub Minar (b) Red Fort (c) Charminar (d) Fatehpur Sikhri 

(Ans : d)

44. Which State in India has the lowest number of females in comparison to males ? 
(a) Bihar (b) Rajasthan (c) Punjab (d) Haryana 

(Ans : d)

45. How many Lok Sabha seats come under the State of Haryana? 
(a) 8 (b) 9 (c) 10 (d) 11 

(Ans : c)

46. Which noted English actor, film director, who directed movie Gandhi and died recently? 
(a) Robin Williams (b) Richard Attenborough (c) Robin Attenborough, (d) Richard Williams

 (Ans : b)

47. What has been the promised investment by Japan to India in the recently concluded Bilateral Summit? 
(a) $ 20 billion (b) $ 25 billion (c) $ 30 billion (d) $ 35 billion 

(Ans : d)

48. Shri Narendra Modi is NOT holding the portfolio of– 
(a) Personnel (b) Public Grievances and Pensions (c) Department of Atomic Energy (d) Overseas Indian Affairs (Ans : d)

49. Which Schedule of the Constitution contains powers, authorities and responsibilities of Panchayati Raj ? 
(a) Eighth (b) Ninth (c) Eleventh (d) Twelfth 

(Ans : c)

50. 'Motion of Thanks' is given by the Indian Parliament to– 
(a) Some MP does a very good work (b) Some citizen does a very good work for the country 
(c) Prime Minister does a very good work for the country 
(d) President of India after he addresses both Houses of the Parliament together 

(Ans : d)

51. Which of the following countries is NOT a Permanent Member of the UN Security Council ? 
(a) USA (b) UK (c) France (d) Spain 

(Ans : d)

52. The current Lok Sabha constituted after the General Election is– 
(a) 13th Lok Sabha (b) 14th Lok Sabha (c) 15th Lok Sabha (d) 16th Lok Sabha 

(Ans : d)

53. Attorney General of India is appointed by– 
(a) Parliament (b) Law Minister (c) President (d) Chief Justice of Supreme Court 

(Ans : c)

54. For writing the Punjabi language, which Sikh guru developed the Gurumukhi script? 
(a) Guru Angad (b) Guru Amar Das (c) Guru Ram Das (d) Guru Arjan 

(Ans : a)

55. During the Non-Cooperation Movement, which award did Gandhiji return ? 
(a) Knighthood (b) Rai Bahadur (c) Kaiser-e-Hind (d) Hind Kesari 

(Ans : c)

56. Who founded the famous 'Ghadar Party' in America in 1913 ? 
(a) Madame Cama (b) Lala Hardayal (c) Rash Behari Bose (d) Chandrashekhar Azad 

(Ans : b)

57. The tissue which connects bone to bone is– 
(a) Ligament (b) Tendon (c) Adipose (d) Marrow 

(Ans : a)

58. Which one of the following rights was described by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar as the heart and soul of the Constitution? 
(a) Right to freedom of religion (b) Right to property (c) Right to equality (d) Right to Constitutional remedies 

(Ans : d)

59. 'Labour Day' is celebrated on– 
(a) 1 May (b) 1 June (c) 1 January (d) 1 March 

(Ans : a)

60. 'Madhubani' a style of folk painting, is popular in which of the following States in India? 
(a) Bihar (b) Madhya Pradesh (c) West Bengal (d) Rajasthan 

(Ans : a)

61. Word Processing, Spread-sheet and Photo-editing are examples of– 
(a) Application software (b) System software (c) Operating system software (d) Platform software 

(Ans : a)

62. A_is approximately one billion bytes. 
(a) Bit (b) Kilobyte (c) Gigabyte (d) Megabyte 

(Ans : c)

63. The process of transferring one files from Internet to your computer is called– 
(a) Downloading (b) Uploading (c) Fast Internet Date Protocol (d) Hypertext Transfer Protocol 

(Ans : a)

64. Name the Company that on 26 April, 2014 completed the acquisition of Nokia's Mobile handset business. 
(a) Microsoft based in the US (b) Oracle based in the US (c) Adobe Systems based in the US (d) SAP based in Germany 

(Ans : a)

65. Name the founder of Leela Group of Hotels, who died on 17 May, 2014 in Mumbai at the age of 91. 
(a) Captain Krishna Nair (b) Captain G. Gopinath (c) N. Krishna Moorthy (d) Vikas Seth 

(Ans : a)

66. Name the former Chairman and Managing Director of Tata Steel known as the Grand Old Man of Steel, who died on 16 May, 2014. 
(a) Russi Mody (b) Ratan Tata (c) JRD Tata (d) B. Muthuraman 

(Ans : a)

67. Name the State that recently established Women Helpline in each district. 
(a) Delhi (b) Uttar Pradesh (c) Bihar (d) Haryana 

(Ans : b)

68. Who became the first Chief Minister of Telangana ? 
(a) Chandrababu Naidu (b) Jagan Mohan Reddy (c) Y S Vijaymala (d) Chandrasekhar Rao 

(Ans : d)

69. The ratio of width of the National Flag to its length is– 
(a) 1 : 2 (b) 2 : 1 (c) 2 : 3 (d) 3 : 2 

(Ans : c)

70. Where is 'Leaning Tower' located ? 
(a) London (b) Cairo (c) Kabul (d) Pisa 

(Ans : d)

71. Which of the following pair is correctly matched? 
(1) Arthashastra - Kautilya (2) Mein Kampf – Abul Fazal 
(3) Animal Farm - Babur (4) Divine Comedy - Karl Marx 
(a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 3 (d) 4 

(Ans : a)

72. Who has written the book "The Accidental Prime Minister" ? 
(a) K Natwar Singh (b) Vinod Rai (c) Sanjaya Baru (d) Tavleen Singh 

(Ans : c)

73. Who amongst the following was involved in the Alipore Bomb case? 
(a) S. N. Banerjee (b) Bipin Chandra Pal (c) Jatin Das (d) Aurobindo Ghosh 

(Ans : d)

74. The title 'Punjab Kesari' was conferred upon ? 
(a) Ranjit Singh (b) Bhagat Singh (c) Lala Lajpat Rai (d) Sardar Baldev Singh 

(Ans : c)

75. A student has to score 30% marks to get through. If he gets 30 marks and fails by 30 marks. Find the maximum marks set for the examination. 
(a) 180 (b) 210 (c) 200 (d) 220 

(Ans : c)

76. A candidate scores 25% and fails by 60 marks, while an another candidate who scores 50% marks, get 40 marks more than the mini- mum required marks to pass the examination. Find the maximum marks of the examination– 
(a) 360 (b) 380 (c) 400 (d) 420 

(Ans : c)

77. The sum of the present ages of a father and his son is 60 years. Six years ago, father's age was five times the age of the son. After 6 years, son's age will be– 
(a) 12 years (b) 14 years (c) 18 years (d) 20 years 

(Ans : d)

78. An error 2% in excess is made while measuring the side of a square. The percentage of error in the calculated area of the square is– 
(a) 2% (b) 2. 02% (c) 4% (d) 4. 04% 

(Ans : d)

79. A clock is started at noon. By 10 minutes past 5, the hour hand has turnod through– 
(a) 1450 (b) 1500 (c) 1550 (d) 1600 

(Ans : c)

80. An automobile financier claims to be lending money at simple interest, but he includes the interest every six months for calculating the principal. If he is charging an interest of 10%, the effective rate of interest becomes– 
(a) 10% (b) 10.25% (c) 10.5% (d) 10.75% 

(Ans : c)

81. (10 - 3) (10 + 3) = ? 
(a) 1 (b) 2 (c) 210 (d) 6 

(Ans : a)

82. Rajesh walked 25 m towards south. Then he turned to his left and walked 20 m. He then turned to his left and walked 25 m. He again turned to his right and walked-15 m. At what distance is he from the starting point and in which direction? 
(a) 35 m East (b) 35 m North (c) 30 m West (d) 45 m East 

(Ans : a)

83. A lent Rs. 600 to B for 2 years and Rs. 150 to C for 4 years and received Rs. 90 from both as interest. Find out rate of interest, simple interest being calculated. 
(a) 5% (b) 7% (c) 8% (d) 9%

(Ans : a)

84. In a certain store, the profit is 320% of the cost. If the cost increases by 25% but the selling price remains constant, approximately what percentage of the selling price is the profit? 
(a) 70% (b) 80% (c) 90% (d) None of the above 

(Ans : d)

85. Rs. 800 amounts to Rs. 920 in 3 years at simple interest. If the interest rate is increased by 3% to how much would it amount? 
(a) Rs. 892 (b) Rs. 829 (c) Rs. 992 (d) Rs. 929 

(Ans : c)

86. Amit said, "This girl is the wife of the grandson of my mother". How is Amit related to the girl? 
(a) Brother (b) Grandfather (c) Husband (d) Father-in-Law 

(Ans : d)

87. Pointing towards a man, a woman said, "His mother is the only daughter of my mother. " How is the woman related to the man ? 
(a) Mother (b) Grandmother (c) Sister (d) Daughter 

(Ans : a)

88. In a coding system, PEN is written by as NZO and BARK as CTSL. How can we write PRANK? 
(a) CSTZN (b) NSTOL (c) NTSLO (d) NZTOL 

(Ans : b)

89. If TEACHER is coded a LMKJNMP, then how will HEART be coded ? 
(a) NMAPL (b) NMPKL (c) NPKML (d) NMKPL 

(Ans : d)

90. Find the relationship as expressed in the given pair– 
Calendar : Dates : : Dictioruuy :? 
(a) Vocabulary (b) Language (c) Words (d) Book 

(Ans : a)

91. Find the relationship as expressed in the given pair– 
Circle : Circumference : : Square : ? 
(a) Volume (b) Area (c) Diagonal (d) Perimeter 

(Ans : d)

92. Find the relationship as expressed in the given pair– 
Breeze : Cyclone : : Drizzle : ? 
(a) Earthquake (b) Storm (c) Flood (d) Downpour 

(Ans : d)

93. Find the relationship as expressed in the given pair– 
Import : Export : : Expenditure : ? 
(a) Deficit (b) Revenue (c) Debt (d) Tax 

(Ans : b)

94. Find the missing number– 
24, 60, 120, 210, ? 
(a) 300 (b) 336 (c) 420 (d) 525 

(Ans : b)

95. Find the missing number– 
3, 12, 27, 48, 75, 108, ? 
(a) 147 (b) 162 (c) 183 (d) 192 

(Ans : a)

96. Arrange the following words according to Dictionary arrangement– 
1. Epitaxy 2. Episode 3. Epigene 4. Epitome 
(a) 1, 2, 3, 4 (b) 3, 2, 4, 1 (c) 3, 2, 1, 4 (d) 4, 2, 1, 3 

(Ans : c)

97. Fresh grapes contain 80% water while dry grapes contain 10% water. If the weight of dry grapes is 250 kg, what is the total weight when it was fresh? 
(a) 1000 kg (b) 1100 kg (c) 1125 kg (d) 1225 kg 

(Ans : c)

98. A seller allows a discount of 5% on a watch. If he allows a discount of 7% he earns Rs. 15 less in the profit. What is the marked price? 
(a) Rs. 697.5 (b) Rs. 712.5 (c) Rs. 750 (d) Rs. 817.5 

(Ans : c)

99. An Aeroplane covers a certain distance at a speed of 240 kmph in 5 hours. To cover the same distance in 1 2/3 hours, it must travel at a speed of– 
(a) 300 kmph (b) 360 kmph (c) 600 kmph (d) 720 kmph 

(Ans : d)

100. A sum of Rs. 468. 75 was lent out at simple interest and at the end of 1 year 8 months the total amount was Rs. 500. Find the rate of interest per annum. 
(a) 4% (b) 5% (c) 6% (d) 7% 

(Ans : a)

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

1) 3 2) 2 3) 3 4) 4 5) 3 6) 1 7) 1 8) 4 9) 3 10) 2
11) 1 12) 2 13) 3 14) 4 15) 2 16) 4 17) 1 18) 2 19) 3 20) 2
21) 1 22) 2 23) 3 24) 4 25) 1 26) 3 27) 1 28) 4 29) 3 30) 3
31) 4 32) 2 33) 3 34) 4 35) 3 36) 3 37) 1 38) 4 39) 3 40) 1

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)