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General Awareness: Important Awards in India

The Indian Honour System is primarily recognized by the Indian Government. The Indian honour system is broadly classified into five types : Leadership, Literature, Civilian, Patriotic, and Particular. Leadership awards Gandhi Peace Prize awards Indira Gandhi Prize Literature awards Sahitya Akademi Award Sahitya Akademi Fellowship Bhasha Samman Translation Awards Anand Coomarswamy Fellowships Premchand Fellowship Civilian awards Bharat Ratna Padma awards Inspired Teacher Awards Patriotic Awards Wartime gallantry awards : such as Param Vir Chakra , Maha Vir Chakra, Vir Chakra  is awarded for acts of conspicuous gallantry in the presence of the enemy,…

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Things You Must Know About Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri

The Padma Awards are given in all disciplines or fields of activities, such as art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year. These awards are conferred by the President of India at a function held at Rashtrapati Bhavan sometime around March or April. Padma means Lotus and Lotus flower is the national flower of India. Padma Vibhushan is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service. As of Jan 2016, the award has been bestowed on…

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General Science: 25 Important Questions of General Science

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)…

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Indian History: 100 Important GK Questions from Indian History

1. Which one of the following regions did not constitute a separate suba (province) under Akbar ? (A) Orissa (B) Bengal (C) Bihar (D) Awadh (Ans : D) 2. Which of the following statements about Bukka I of the Vijayanagar empire is not correct ? (A) He instilled new vigour into Hindu Society (B) He renovated temples (C) Under his fostering care Sayana wrote commentaries on Vedas (D) He adopted measures to uplift the Shudras (Ans : D) 3. Sayana is associated with— (A) The Chola Kingdom (B) Vijayanagar Kingdom (C) Hoyasala Kingdom (D) Bahmani Kingdom (Ans : B) 4. Match…

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General Awareness: 40 Important Questions for Competitive Exams

1. Who amongst the following is the Head of the RBI at present ? (1) Mr. K V. Kamath (2) Raghuram Rajan (3) Dr D. Subbarao (4) Mr. O.P. Bhatt (5) None of these 2. India has different categories of Commercial banks. Which of the following is not one such category ? (1) Private Banks (2) Commodity Banks (3) Nationalised Banks (4) Co-operative Banks (5) Foreign Banks 3. The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) recently imposed a restriction on money flow in equity through ‘P-Notes’. What is the full form of ‘P-Notes’ ? (1)…

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