Saturday, 28 May 2016

1. What is a cloud?
A) It is a kind of mist
B) It is a kind of frost
C) It is a kind condensed form of dew
D) It is a kind of fog lifted above the earth’s surface
Answer: A

2. Which one of the following is the correct sequence of cloud forms in ascending order of their heights from the ground?
A) Cirrus, cumulus, stratus
B) Cumulus, stratus, cirrus
C) Stratus, cirrus, cumulus
D) Stratus, cumulus, cirrus
Answer: B

3. Thunderstorms originate from?
A) Nimbostratus clouds
B) Altocumulus clouds
C) Stratus clouds
D) Cumulonimbus
Answer: D

Friday, 27 May 2016

1. What is the responsibility of the logical unit in the CPU of a computer?
A) Producing result
B) Comparing numbers
C) Controlling flow of information
D) Performing mathematical operations
E) Controlling flow of data
Answer: B

2. Abacus was the first ___
A) Electronic computer
B) Mechanical computer
C) Electronic calculator
D) Mechanical calculator
E) Electronic chip
Answer: D

3. If in a computer, 16 bits are used to specify address in a RAM, the number of addresses will be ___
A) 216
B) 65,536
C) 64K
D) 128K
E) 135K
Answer: B

Thursday, 26 May 2016

1. What is the targeted production of capital goods in 2025?
Ans:- 7.50 Crores

2. Which word will replace the existing word ‘Viklang’ in the Ministry of persons with disabilities?
Ans:- Divyang

3. Isalamic Development Bank will open its first branch in India in which city?
Ans:- Ahmedabad  

1. Acquaint (V.)
Syn.   :  Familiarise, Introduce
Ant.   :  Conceal, Deceive

2. Acquit (V.)
Syn.   :  Absolve, Exonerate
Ant.   :  Punish, Convict

3. Acrimony (N.)
Syn.   :  Animosity, Bitterness, Rudeness
Ant.   :  Civility, Politeness, Sweetness

1. The properties of elements of Mendeleev’s periodic law were the periodic functions of their?
A) Atomic number
B) Atomic weight
C) Mass of the atom
D) Shape of the atom
Answer: B

2. The long form of periodic table was developed by?
A) Bohr
B) Mendeleev
C) Range and Werner
D) Rutherford
Answer: C

3. The long form of periodic table is based on?
A) Electronegativity
B) Mass of the atom
C) Shape of the atom
D) Atomic number
Answer: D

Wednesday, 25 May 2016

1. Who is the chief minster of Kerala?
Ans:- Pinarayi Vijayan

Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Pinarayi Vijayan today took oath as the Chief Minister of Kerala with 19 ministers at the central stadium in capital Thiruvananthapuram in a ceremony that drew over 30,000 people. He is a member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and currently a member of its Politburo. Vijayan will also handle the portfolios of Home and Vigilance.

2. Name of the ministry who will launch student tracking system, ASMITA?
Ans:- Ministry of Human Resource Development

The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) will launch a student tracking system ASMITA next month. ASMITA will be an online database which will carry information of student attendance and enrolment, mid-day meal service, learning outcomes and infrastructural facilities, among other things, on one platform for both private and government schools.

3. Name of the country who will signs $100 million loan agreement with World Bank?
Ans:- India (Karnataka)

India and World Bank have signed the Loan and Project Agreements for World Bank assistance of US 100 million dollars for Karnataka Urban Water Supply Modernization project. The project will provide city-wide access to a continuous piped water supply in the eligible cities in Karnataka.

1. Stifle (verb) -To repress or discourage
E.g. Amy tried ineffectively to stifle her giggles after she read Susan's note in class.
Synonyms: suppress, check

2. Straddle (verb) -To favor opposing sides
E.g. Kia straddled the issue, not wanting to say whether James or Tara was right.
Synonyms: waffle, equivocate

3. Supple (adj) -Flexible
E.g. The supple leather coat draped like soft cloth around her shoulders.
Synonyms: pliant, elastic

Tuesday, 24 May 2016

1. Who is the Chief Minister of Assam?
Ans:- Sarbananda Sonowal

Sarbananda Sonowal (53 -years) took oath as Chief Minister of Assam at the head of the BJP’s first government in the North East. Earlier, he resigned as Union Minister of State for Sports after his party’s win in the recent Assembly elections in Assam.

2. Who has been appointed the Chairman and Managing Director of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited?
Ans:- S K Sharma

Scientist S K Sharma has been appointed the Chairman and Managing Director of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL). Mr Sharm will be responsible for design, construction, commissioning and operation of nuclear power reactors.

3. NALCO is public sector enterprise of the Union Ministry of Mines incorporated in which year
Ans:- 1981

The National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has signed a MoU with Iranian Mines and Mining Industries Development and Renovation Organization. The signing of the MoU coincided with the official two days state visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Iran.
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