Important Current Affairs Questions

1. Name the senior Journalist who was the Outlook group’s editorial chairman and who passed away recently? Ans) Vinod Mehta 2. Recently Islamic State militants started demolishing a 2000 year old UNESCO world heritage site in Iraq. Which is the site? Ans) Hatra (near Mosul in northern Iraq) 3. NASA’S ‘Dawn’ space probe recently became […]

Mental Maths: Multiplying by 9

Mental Maths : Multiplication of long numbers  by 9 Rules to Remember Put a ‘0’ (zero) before the number to be multiplied. For example: if your number is 24356, write it as 024356 You should do calculation using one digit at a time. You should begin from the digit at far right and move leftwards. […]

Ancient History Quiz

Ancient History Quiz Q) Which  is the oldest veda? Ans) Rigveda. Q) Gayatri mantra is contained in which veda? Ans) Rigveda. Q) Ayurveda is mentioned in which veda? Ans) Yajurveda. Q) Important God during Rigvedic times was? Ans) Varun. Q) Rudra was the God of ? Ans)  Animals. Q) Which text deals with rituals during ancient […]

Trachtenberg System of Speed Maths

Trachtenberg System of Speed Maths Trachtenberg System of Speed Maths helps you calculate mentally, that too with very high speed . It was developed by Jakow Trachtenberg. He was a Russian Jewish Engineer.  He developed this system  to divert his mind from the horrific conditions  while being held in a Nazi concentration camp.  Later he escaped from Nazi […]

Mental Maths: Multiply long numbers by 12

Mental Maths : Multiplication of long numbers  by 12 Rules to Remember Put a ‘0’ (zero) before the number to be multiplied. For example: if your number is 24356, write it as 024356 You should do calculation using one digit at a time. You should begin from the digit at far right and move leftwards. […]

Mental Maths : Multipy long numbers by 11

Mental Maths : Multiplication of long numbers  by 11 Rules to Remember Put a ‘0’ (zero) before the number to be multiplied. For example: if your number is 24356, write it as You should do calculation using one digit at a time. You should begin from the digit at far right and move leftwards. In […]

Budget 2015: Most Important Questions

1) The central govt has raised the States’ share in the net proceeds of union tax revenues from ____ to _____%? Ans) 32 per cent to 42 per cent. 2) Gross tax receipts will be __________? Ans) 14.49 lakh crore Rupee 3) Non-planned expenditure was ________? Ans)  1312200 crore rupees 4) Defence allocation is _________? […]

Economic Current Affairs (Must Know)

Economic Current Affairs… Dear aspirants, You must acquaint yourself with the following information on Indian economy, if you want to score high marks in competitive exams like Kerala PSC, UPSC, TNPSC, APPSC, BANK or Railway exams. The information provided below is latest (as on 21/02/15) 1)  Indian Economy Key Indicators (Note: Any one of the below given, may […]