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English Practice 01

Look at the following sentence from the story.
Suddenly a strong wind began to blow and along with the rain very large
hailstones began to fall.
‘Hailstones’ are small balls of ice that fall like rain. A storm in which
hailstones fall is a ‘hailstorm’. You know that a storm is bad weather with
strong winds, rain, thunder and lightning.
There are different names in different parts of the world for storms,
depending on their nature. Can you match the names in the box with
their descriptions below, and fill in the blanks? You may use a dictionary
to help you.
gale, whirlwind, cyclone,
hurricane, tornado, typhoon

1. A violent tropical storm in which strong winds move in a circle:
__ __ c __ __ __ __
2. An extremely strong wind : __ a __ __
3. A violent tropical storm with very strong winds : __ __ p __ __ __ __
4. A violent storm whose centre is a cloud in the shape of a funnel:
__ __ __ n __ __ __
5. A violent storm with very strong winds, especially in the western Atlantic
Ocean: __ __ r __ __ __ __ __ _…

BANK OF BARODA PROBATIONARY OFFICERS EXAM., 201 (Held on 13-3-2011) General Socio-Economic and Banking Awareness

1. Trade Ministers of Key WTO member countries including India held a meeting at Davos in Switzerland on January 29, 2011. which one of the following was lhe purpose of this meeting?
(A) Negotiations for free trade
(B) Negotiations to abolish Rest trictive Trade Practices
(C) Issues relating to agricult tural subsidies
(D) Negotiations for a global trade deal
(E) To include Pakistan and Iran as members
2. which one of the following advices has/have been given by leading Economists to Finance Minister during their pre-budget meeting with him?
1. To take measures to boost farm productivity only.
2. To improve supply of agric culuural products only.
3. To reduce the fiscal deficit only.

(A) Only 1 (B) Only 2
(C) Only3 (D) All  1,2and3
(E) Only 1 and 2

3. As per recent newspaper reports, which one of the following count tries has signed highest number of deals to get global project finance-??
(A) Australia (B) USA
(C) Saudi Arabia (D) Spain
(E) India

UGC-NET/JRF EXAMINATION 2010 History Paper-lll Unsolved

Note—This Paper is of two hundred marks containing four sections. Candidates are required to attempt the questions contained in these sections according to the detailed instructions given therein.
Note—This section consists of two essay type questions of twenty marks each, to be answered in about five hundred words each.
(2 x20=40 marks)
Q. 1. Do you think human evolution and development of Palaeolithic stone tools are complim eentary to each other?
How did royal women during the Mughal period negotiate for political space?

Gandhi restrained mass movements yet he retained his popularity among the masses. How would you explain this paradox? 

Q. 2. Did Ashoka use his Policy of Dhamma as an instrument to administer his Empire smoothly?
Asses the significance of overs seas trade in the economy of the Mughal empire.
what was more responsible for the downfall of the Maratha power— Internal strife or British aggression?


Madhya Pradesh MP PSC Prelim 2010 Public Admin Unsolved Part -01

1. Independent Regulatory Comm misiinn is called as—
(A) Island of Autonomy
(B) Arms of Congress
(C) Headless Branch of Govern- men t
(D) All of the above 

2. The Indian Institute of Public
Administration was established
on the recommendation of—
(A) Ayangar Committee
(B) Appleby Committee
(C) Assurance Committee
(D) Gorwala Committee 

3. ‘Spoil System’ in the United
States of America is contribution
(A) Roosevelt
(B) Woodrow Wilson
(C) George Washington
(D) None of the above 

4. The country which has position classification is—
(A) Canada (B) Philippines
(C) America (D) All of these
5. ‘Department’ in France implies—
(A) village Assembly
(B) District
(C) Central Secretariat
(D) Home Department
6. Civil Servants in America are appointed by—
(A) Recruitment Board
(B) Vigilance branch of white House
(C) Public Service Commission
(D) Office of Personnel Management

7. Which one of the following Prime
Ministers is remembere…

Exam Ready Notes- General Knowledge 02

The head quarters of the European Union are located at : BrusselsWhich Indian Atomic Plant is located into the IV seismic zone -Narora atomic plant (u\U.P)The Indian state which is called Ethopia of India because of excessive mal-nutrition :-Madhya pradeshThe 16th Biosphere reserve of India cold-desert lies in -Himachal pradeshAs per the educational development index (february 2011) ,the four top most states of india are -kerala ,Delhi,haryana ,PunjabThe scheme launched to provide free health care facilities to pregnant women and infants is- Janani Shishu Suraksha KaryakramIn the Union Budget 2011-12 the largest outlay has been allocated to- Energywho has been named for the prestigious  Man Booker prize for the year -2011  => phillip Rotth The winner of the Dada saheb falke award for the year 2010 is- K.BalchanderThe most primitive tribes of India are- Gonds and JarawasStrait of Dover connects - English channel and North SeaFirst dwarf rice variety developed in India was -IR8Centra…

Combined Graduate Level Examination Tier II Exam

Combined Graduate Level Examination Tier II Exam
(English Paper - 2010) 1. To pin one’s faith-
(a) To be sure of some body’s favour (b) To be unsure of favour
(c) To bother for friends
(d) To bother for one’s relatives
2. To play fast and loose
(a) To be undependable
(b) To cheat people . (c) To hurt some body’s feelings· (d) To trust others
3 To play on a fiddle-
(a) To play an important role
(b) To play upon a musical instrument (c) To be busy over trifles
(d) To be busy over important matter
4. Alma Mater-
(a) Mother’s milk
(b) Mother’s concern for the child
(c) The learning that one receives from mother
(cl) Institution where one receives education
5. To be on the apex
(a) To scale a peak
(b) To be at the highest point
(c) To punish somebody
(d) To beat somebody
6. At one’s beck and call
(a) To climb the back
(b) To call from behind
(c) To be always at one’s service or command
(d) Not to care for anybody
7. At one’s wit’s end-
(a Completely confused
(b) To be very witty
(c) To have no sens…

Exam Ready Notes : Brief About SAARC

We, the Heads of State or Government of BANGLADESH, BHUTAN, INDIA, MALDIVES, NEPAL, PAKISTAN and SRI LANKA; 1. Desirous of promoting peace, stability, amity and progress in the region through strict adherence to the principles of the UNITED NATIONS CHARTER and NON-ALIGNMENT, particularly respect for the principles of sovereign equality, territorial integrity, national independence, non-use of force and non-interference in the internal affairs of other States and peaceful settlement of all disputes; 2. Conscious that in an increasingly interdependent world, the objectives of peace, freedom, social justice and economic prosperity are best achieved in the SOUTH ASIAN region by fostering mutual understanding, good neighbourly relations and meaningful cooperation among the Member States which are bound by ties of history and culture; 3. Aware of the common problems, interests and aspirations of the peoples of SOUTH ASIA and the need for joint action and enhanced cooperation withi…