Saturday, 25 March 2017

History Notes-3 (French Colony India, Anglo-French Rivalry - Three Carnatic Wars)

French Colony India, Anglo-French Rivalry - Three Carnatic Wars

History Notes-3

History Notes-3 (French Colony India, Anglo-French Rivalry - Three Carnatic Wars)

French Colony Establishments In India  

Francois Caron established the first French factory in India at Surat in 1667.

The biggest settlement of French in India was Pondicherry, which was established by Francois Martin in 1674.

The title of Nawab was conferred to French Governor Dumas in 1740 by Chanda Sahib because he safeguarded him from Maratha attack.

Joseph Francis Dupleix was the greatest French Governor in India.

The victorious French Army was led by Captain Paradise in the battle of Saint Thome.

Monday, 20 March 2017

SSC (CHSL) Examination Paper 2016 (Held on Jan/Feb 2017)- Part 2

SSC (CHSL) Examination 2016 

(Held on Jan/Feb 2017)
SSC (CHSL) Examination Paper 2016 (Held on Jan/Feb 2017)- Part 1



Part 1Part-2

Q13: In the following question, two statements are given each followed by two conclusions I and II. You have to consider the statements to be true even if they seem to be at variance from commonly known facts. You have to decide which of the given conclusions, if any, follows
from the given statements.

Statements:
(I) All young girls are modern.
(II) No modern men are superstitious.

Conclusion:
(I) No girls are superstitious.
(II) No young men are superstitious.


(a) Conclusion I follows
(b) Conclusion II follows
(c) Neither I nor II follows
(d) Both I and II follows

Saturday, 18 March 2017

SSC (CHSL) Examination Paper 2016 (Held on Jan/Feb 2017)- Part 1

SSC (CHSL) Examination 2016 

(Held on Jan/Feb 2017)
SSC (CHSL) Examination Paper 2016 (Held on Jan/Feb 2017)- Part 1

Part 1, Part 2


Q1: Select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

Intelligent : Dumb :: Inflate: ?

(a) Raise
(b) Deflate
(c) Degrade
(d) Aerated


Q2: Select the related word/letters/number from the given alternatives.

FS: IT :: QT: ?

(a) PR
(b) TU
(c) ST
(d) TQ


Monday, 13 March 2017

History Notes-2 (East India Company - Rising To Power)

History Notes-2
East India Company - Rising To Power

History Notes-2 (East India Company - Rising To Power)

The first English factory in the interior of Bengal was established in 1651 during the viceroyalty of Shuja the Second Son of Shahjahan.

The Englishman began trade in silk, saltpetre and sugar which were the chief export commodities of Bengal.

Calcutta (now Kolkata) was founded by Job Charnock in 1690.

In the reign of Shaista Khan who was appointed as new governor of Bengal under whom English trade prospered.

The East India Company secured 'Farman' in  1717 from Farrukhsiyar, was led by John Surman.

Saturday, 11 March 2017

Quantitative Reasoning - Time and Work

Time and Work

Quantitative Reasoning
Quantitative Reasoning - Time and Work

Digging a trench, painting a wall etc. are considered as work. There is a direct relation ship between work done and time.

Work Done (W) = No. Of Days (D) × No. of Men (M)

Work and men are directly proportional to each other
⇒ W₁    M₁ × D₁
 ––– =  ––  –––
  W₂    M₂ × D₂

Question 1: If 12 men do a piece of work in 80 days in how many days will 16 men do it?

(a) 30 days
(b) 40 days
(c) 50 days
(d) 60 days

Thursday, 9 March 2017

Science Notes - 1 - Physics - Fundamental Units and Derived Units

Physics - Fundamental Units and Derived Units

Science Notes - 1 - Physics - Fundamental Units and Derived Units

Science Notes - 1 

In mechanics, there are three physical quantities namely mass length and time which are called fundamental physical quantities.

These units are called fundamental because they are all independent of each other.

Discussing other branches of Physics, we find other physical quantities like temperature luminous intensity electric current and the amount of substance are also called fundamental physical quantities. For example Calvin (K), candela (Cd) Ampere (A) and mole(mol) respectively are called fundamental units.

In addition Radian for plane angle and steradian for solid angle are two supplementary fundamental units.

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

History Notes (Part 1) : European Traders to India (Before 1857)

History Notes -1 
European Traders to India (Before 1857)

History Notes (Part 1)  : European Traders to India (Before 1857)

1. Prince Henry of Portugal encouraged voyages for the discovery of India by sea route.  Vasco da Gama started his voyage from Lisbon in 1947. He landed at Calicu on May 21, 1487. He reached Malabar coast.

2. The Portuguese allied themselves with the rulers of Honavar, Bankipur and Bhatkal against Bijapur.

3. Cochin was the best of all ports on the Malabar Coast.

4. The trade was carried onto with China Arabia and other countries from the port of Quilon.

5. Portugal's initial objective was to capture the spice trade of the East.

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

General English - Cloze Test

Cloze Test

General English - Cloze Test

Directions: Fill in the blanks from the choices given:

Man work with his small tools until the advent of modern machinery ___(1)____ by steam and electricity. The small tools ____(2)______ defeat from big machines as ________(3)______ hands had ______(4)_____ to the hands _____(5)_____ with tools. These machines operate only over large ______(6)______ of land and considerable _________(7)_________ are needed for their procurement and use. But if therefore we give up all ________(8)__________ saying that our peasantry cannot _____(9)_____ them, it will simply mean ______(10)______  trouble.

1: 
(a) driven
(b) moved
(c) worked
(d) controlled


Sunday, 5 March 2017

OSCAR AWARDS 2017 List

OSCAR AWARDS 2017 List

OSCAR AWARDS 2017 List
Image Credits: Prayitno at Flickr

Maximum Awards Won By A Movie: La La Land (7 awards).

Best Picture Moonlight

Best Director Damien Chazelle (La La Land)

Best Actor: Casey Affleck (Manchester by the Sea)

Best Actress:          Emma Stone (La La Land)

Best Supporting Actor: Mahershala Ali (Moonlight)

Best Supporting Actress:   Viola Davis (Fences)

Saturday, 4 March 2017

Geography Notes -2 For Competitive Exams

Geography Notes -2

Geography Notes -2 For Competitive Exams

Indira Point: 
in Andaman and Nicobar Islands is the southern-most tip of India. It got submerged in last TSunami.


Irrigated area, Indian State having largest: 
The Indian State with the largest irrigated area is Uttar Pradesh.

Jhum: 
It is a slash and burn method of shifting cultivation (called jhum) practised on rainfall-bed slopes of forest hills and dales in Arunachal Pradesh.

Kandla: 
It is a sea port situated at the head of the Gulf of Kuch in Gujarat State. It was the first port to be developed after independence. It has a free trade zone.

Friday, 3 March 2017

Quantitative Reasoning - Data Interpretation Questions

Data Interpretation 

QUANTITATIVE REASONING
Quantitative Reasoning - Data Interpretation Questions


Passage no.  1
Rachna has in her kitchen 17 spoons, 3 serving spoons, 22 quarter plates, 25 full plates, 11 forks, 2 lighter, and 42 boxes. Some of these boxes contains spices, 7 of the boxes contain pulses and 4 boxes contain rice. 2 boxes have ghee and three boxes have oil in them. In this way Rachna’s kitchen full of variety of things.

On the basis of your reading of the passage answer the questions given below:

Q1. How many utensils are there in Rachan’s kitchen?
a. 78
b. 87
c. 68
d. 86

Ans. a.

Thursday, 2 March 2017

General Awareness - 7 Points About UJALA Scheme

7 Points About UJALA Scheme

General Awareness - 7 Points About UJALA Scheme

Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) - A National LED programme, was launched by Union government on May 1st 2016. Prime Minister Sh. Narendra Modi described the LED bulb as “Prakash Path” – “way to light".


The scheme was launched by Nion Minister for Power, Coal and Renewable Energy - Mr. Piyush Goyal. The initiative is part of the Government of India’s efforts to spread the message of energy efficiency in the country. UJALA scheme aims to promote efficient use of energy.