Railway Exam Confidence Boosters – General Awareness (Set – 1)

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Railway Exam Confidence Boosters – General Awareness (Set – 1)
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Railway Exam Confidence Boosters – General Intelligence (Set – 1)

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Railway Exam Confidence Boosters – General Intelligence (Set – 1)
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Railway Exam Confidence Boosters – Quantitative Aptitude (Set – 1)

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Railway Exam Confidence Boosters – Quantitative Aptitude (Set – 1)
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Static General Awareness All in One (Olive Board)

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Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams. Here we are sharing the Static General Awareness published by Olive Board (Most trusted online test series portal for all competitive exams). We have collected all the PDF and compiled those in single PDF for your convinience. Download the PDF and share with your friends.

Current Affairs Daily Updates: 20 March 2018

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Welcome to Mentor for Bank Exams. We have brought this Current Affairs Daily Updates – 20th March 2018 for you here. Read till the end to know all important news for the day. Stay tuned and follow this series to improve your general knowledge. We strive to give you every information at one point so that you don’t have to waste your time searching for it on the internet. So, read on and enjoy the current affairs for today.

Important Indian History Questions for SSC/Railway Exams (Set – 1)

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Important Indian History Questions for SSC/Railway Exams (Set – 1)
Dear Aspirants,
Railway Exam is the next target for the aspirants which is going to be held in the month of April and May. General science is an important part of this exam.We are providing some important questions specially for Railway Exam. Read the questions and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

Important Biology Questions for SSC/Railway Exams (Set – 2)

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Important Biology Questions for SSC/Railway Exams (Set – 2)
Dear Aspirants,
Railway Exam is the next target for the aspirants which is going to be held in the month of April and May. General science is an important part of this exam.We are providing some important Biology Questions specially for Railway Exam. Read the questions and prepare yourself flawlessly. We wish you good luck for the upcoming Exams.

English Cloze Test for Bank/Insurance Exams (15 – 03 – 2018)

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English Cloze Test for Bank/Insurance Exams (15 – 03 – 2018)
Directions (1 – 10): In the passage given below there are 10 blanks, each followed by a word given in bold. Each blank has four alternative words given in options A, B, C and D. You have to tell which word will best suit the respective blank. Mark E as your answer if the word given in bold after the blank is your answer i.e “No change required”.

Must Solve Reasoning Puzzles for Bank/Insurance Exams (15 – 03 – 2018)

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Must Solve Reasoning Puzzles for Bank/Insurance Exams (15 – 03 – 2018)
Direcitons (1 – 5): Study the following information carefully and answer the question given beside:
Eight persons R, S, T, U, V, W, X and Y are born in eight different months, viz, January, February, March, April, May, June, July and August of the same year but not necessarily in the same order. Each of them likes to go to different places during their vacations, Mumbai, Goa, Manali, Simla, Kolkata, Agra, Jaipur and New Delhi but not necessarily in the same order.

Current Affairs Daily Updates: 14th and 15th March 2018

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Current Affairs Daily Updates: 14th and 15th March 2018
1. President inaugurates World Hindi Secretariat in Mauritius:
  • Addressing the Indian diaspora in Mauritius, the President of India Shri Ram NathKovind has inaugurated World Hindi Secretariat building.

Current Affairs Daily Updates: 13th March 2018

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Current Affairs Daily Updates: 13th March 2018
1. India’s first Coastal Policing Academy in Gujarat:
  • India’s first of its kind National Academy of Coastal Policing (NACP) will be functional from April 2018.
  • The Academy will train police forces in maritime laws, navigation, weapons handling and survival skills for effectively safeguarding country’s shoreline.
2. 1st Indo-French Knowledge Summit in New Delhi:
  • The first edition of the Indo-French Knowledge Summit for university, scientific and technology cooperation was recently held in New Delhi.
  • The two days summit was organized by the French Embassy in India to providecommon platform for increasing student mobility, enlarging R&D collaboration and link campuses to companies by focusing on employability.
3. Floating Lab set up to monitor Loktak Lake:
  • The Institute of Bioresearches and Sustainable Laboratory (IBSD), Imphal has set up a floating laboratory on Loktak lake for monitoring its water quality and find out the measures for improving it.
4. India wins Best Exhibitor Award at ITB-Berlin:
  • India has won the Best Exhibitor Award at ITB-Berlin on the last day.
  • ITB-Berlin World Tourist Meet was started at Berlin, Germany from 7th March to 10thMarch 2018.

5. Modi, Macron jointly inaugurates Solar Power Plant In UP:
  • Prime Minister NarendraModi and French President Emmanuel Macron jointly inaugurated 101 megawatt solar power plant in Mirzapur district of Uttar Pradesh.
  • The largest solar project in the country has been set up by French company ENGIE.
6. Multilateral Air Force exercise “Samvedna” starts:
  • Multilateral Air Force exercise “Samvedna” will be held from March 12 to 17, 2018.
  • Air Forces of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, UAE and Myanmar will participate in the exercise.
7. Russia successfully launches Kinzhal missile:
  • Russia successfully launched high precision aeroballisticKinzhal hypersonic missile from MiG-31 supersonic interceptor jet.
  • The word Kinzhal means double-edged Russian dagger.
  • It can strike without entering enemy’s air defence zone.
8. India B wins Deodhar Trophy 2018:
  • India B team has won the 45th edition of Deodhar Trophy 2018 by defeating Karnataka in the final match by 6 wickets.
  • Deodhar Trophy is named after Prof. DB Deodhar, known as the Grand Old Man of the Indian Cricket.

9. John Sulston passes away:
  • Genome pioneer Sir John Sulston has passed away at the age of 75.
  • He got Nobel Prize in 2002 for doing innovations in cancer research.


Current Affairs Daily Updates: 11th and 12th March 2018

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Current Affairs Daily Updates: 11th and 12th March 2018
1. National Legislators Conference:
  • Prime Minister NarendraModi has inaugurated National Legislators Conferencein New Delhi.
  • The aim of the conference was to bring MPs and MLAs on a single platform so that they could exchange the ideas of development on a single platform.
  • The theme for the conference was- “We For Development”.
2. Supreme Court allows passive euthanasia:
  • A five judge Constitutional Bench of Supreme Court led by CJI DipakMisra has given a ruling that allowed passive euthanasia and right to give advance medical directives or living wills.
  • The apex court has stated that an individual has the right to die with dignity as a part of fundamental right under article 21.
3. Suresh Prabhu appointed as Minister of Civil Aviation:
  • Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu has been given the additional charge as the Minister of Civil Aviation.
  • This has happened after Ashok GajapathiRaju has resigned from the Ministry.
4. ISA, ADB, NDB, AfDB and AIIB Financial Partnership:
  • The International Solar Alliance (ISA), Asian Development Bank (ADB), African Development Bank (AfDB), Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), New Development Bank (NDB) and Green Climate Funds (GCF) have signed a Joint Financial Partnership Declaration in New Delhi.
  • The objective of this joint declaration is to enhance their cooperation for supporting renewable energy.
5. Rajasthan Assembly passes bill for death penalty for raping girls below 12:
  • Rajasthan Assembly has passed Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill, 2018 to add provisions providing death sentence to those convicted for raping girls of 12 years of below.
  • With this, Rajasthan has become second state in the country after Madhya Pradesh for making such provisions.



6. 11 countries sign revised TPP trade pact without US:
  • 11 countries belonging to Pacific Rim have formally entered into Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CP TPP of TPP 11) in Santiago, Chile.
  • US withdrew from it earlier.
  • TPP 11 countries are- Austria, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mixico, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore and Vietnam.
  • It will be the world’s third largest trade bloc after European Union (EU) and North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA).
7. Prakriti to be 1st ITBP Woman Combat Officer:
  • 25 years old Prakriti has become the first woman to be directly inducted as a combat officer in the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP).
8. Rs 5cr fine on Airtel Payments Bank over KYC norms:
  • The Reserve Bank of India has imposed a fine of Rs 5 crore on the Airtel Payments Bank for breaching the Know Your Customer (KYC) norms.
  • This happened after RBI found it guilty of opening the accounts of subscribers without their consent.
9. Sanjeev Gupta appointed as UK Skills Ambassador:
  • Prince Charles of Britain has appointed Indian-origin steel businessman Sanjeev Gupta as an official ambassador for the Industrial Cadets Program designed to enhance the manufacturing skills.
  • Mr. Gupta will be involved in a program that will give children and young people direct experience of the industry while still in school or college.
10. 33rd Inception Day of NCRB:
  • The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has celebrated its 33rd Inception Day on 11th March 2018.
  • “Citizen Services” mobile application was released on this occasion.
  • NCRB is a nodal agency under Union Home Ministry that provides authentic source of data on crime.
11. “Wings India 2018” inaugurated in Hyderabad:
  • Wings India 2018, a biennial event on Civil Aviation and Aerospace has been inaugurated in Telangana.
  • The event was jointly organized by the Civil Aviation Ministry, Airports Authority of India and Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry.
12. Xi Jinping becomes Lifetime President:
  • China’s Parliament has abolished the two-term limit for the President thus allowing Xi Jinping to remain as the country’s Premier for life.
13. Godavari Gaurav Award to Amol Palekar:
  • Veteran actor AmolPalekar has received the Godavari Gaurav Award, instituted by KusumagrajPrathisthan.
14.  “Fulfilling Bapu’s Dreams- PM Modi’s tribute to Gandhiji”:
  • President Ram NathKovind has received the first copy of the book- “Fulfilling Bapu’s Dreams- PM Modi’s tribute to Gandhiji” from SadhguruJaggiVasudev, who released it at Rashtrapati Bhavan.



15.  Australia clinches Sultan Azlan Shah Cup 2018:
  • Australia has won the 27th edition of the Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in Malaysia by defeating defending champion England by 2-1.
  • Australia has won the tournament for the record 10th time.



Current Affair Daily Updates: 08 and 09 March 2018

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Current Affair Daily Updates: 08 and 09 March 2018
1. NITI Aayog launches Women Entrepreneurship Platform:
  • The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog has launched Women Entrepreneurship Platform on the occasion of International Women’s Day on 8th March.
  • On this occasion, singer KailashKher has sung and released the theme song “Naari Shakti”.

International Women's day 2018: History and Significance of the day

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International Women's day 2018: History and Significance of the day
International Women's Day is an event that is observed across the globe with the motive of women empowerment. The battle may be old wherein women are fighting for their due space in every industry, for equal rights and for gender equality. However, the war is yet to be won. Keeping this in mind, 8th March is observed as International Women's Day every year. The day is observed with a different theme each year and this year, the theme is to #PressforProgress.

Current Affairs Daily Updates: 07 March 2018

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Current Affairs Daily Updates: 07 March 2018
1. Government allocates Rs.1000 crore for research under IMPRINT-II:
  • The Ministry of Human Resource Development has given Rs 1000 crorefor the second phase of Impacting Research Innovation and Technology (IMPRINT) India programme to increase research and innovation in the country.

Current Affairs Daily Updates: 05 March 2018

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Current Affairs Daily Updates: 05 March 2018
AWARDS AND HONOURS
Oscars 2018: Sam Rockwell wins Best Actor in a supporting role
  • Sam Rockwell today won the Academy Award for the Best Actor in a supporting role for his portrayal of a racist-yet-redeemable police officer in Martin McDonagh's "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri".

Inventions in the World – GK Questions and Answers

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Inventions in the World – GK Questions and Answers
Dear readers, here candidates who are going to take the competitive exams can get the Inventions General knowledge questions and answer. We collected these questions with the help of Previous Years competitive Exams. There are many other important inventions and inventors, so try to learn more from other sources too if it’s needed.

Famous Places In India – Static GK

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Famous Places In India – Static GK
Famous Places In India: India is one of the most important tourist destinations in World. With more than 30,000 years of history, India is the birthplace of numerous cultures. As we all know that India is rich in culture, temples, heritage buildings, traditions, forts, and palaces. On this page, we are providing complete details about General Knowledge Questions & Answers.

Current Affairs Daily Updates: 03 March 2018

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Current Affairs Daily Updates: 03 March 2018
Awards and Honours
Shatrughan Sinha wins lifetime achievement award in UK:
  • Actor-politician Shatrughan Sinha has been honoured with a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the fields of arts and politics.
  • The annual Political and Public Life Awards instituted by Britain's Asian Voice weekly newspaper.
  • It was presented at a ceremony in the UK's Parliament complex in London.
Banking and Economy
Huron Global Rich List: China tops, India at 3rd
  • As per the Huron Global Rich List 2018, the countries with highest number of billionaires are: China (819), USA (571) then India at 3rd position with 131 billionaires.
  • Mukesh Ambani remains the richest Indian but Gautam Adani had the fastest growth in wealth (grew by 109% to $ 14 bn). Laxmi Mittal is the 2nd richest Indian.
  • The richest person in the world are:
1.     Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos - $ 123 bn
2.     Warren Buffet of erkshire Hathaway - $ 102 bn
3.     Bill Gates of Microsoft with USD 90 billion
4.     Mark Zuckerberg of Facebook with USD 79 billion
RBI allows higher position limit for FPIs in interest rate futures
  • The Reserve Bank of India has eased position limit in interest rate futures (IRFs) for foreign portfolio investors (FPIs).
  • It has allowed a limit of ₹5,000 crore for Foreign Portfoilo Investors (FPIs) to go long in IRFs.

International Affairs
India, Russia, Bangladesh sign pact for Rooppur atomic plant
  • Indian companies can now participate in construction and installation works in the “non-critical” category for the Rooppur nuclear power plant in Bangladesh.
  • The Rooppur project is the first initiative under an Indo-Russian deal to undertake atomic energy projects in third countries.
  • It will also be the first time Indian firms will take part in such a project abroad.
  • India is not a member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) and hence cannot participate directly in construction of atomic power reactors.
  • Russia is constructing two nuclear reactors with a capacity of 1,200 MW each in Rooppur, which will be Bangaladesh’s first nuclear power project.
  • India already has a nuclear cooperation agreement with both Russia and Bangladesh.
'India by the Nile' festival to begin next week in Egypt
  • The mega annual cultural festival 'India by the Nile', organized to celebrate Indian culture and its diversity.
  • It will begin in Cairo next week with the main focus on classical culture this year.
  • The 12-day event, the biggest foreign festival in Egypt will start on 6th March.
  • It is organised by the Embassy of India in Egypt and the Maulana Azad Centre for Indian Culture.
National Affairs
Tamil Nadu Govt unveils 24 hour helpline to provide info on education
  • Tamil Nadu Government unveiled a 24-hour helpline that would provide information on education and offer guidance to students.
  • It has been set up for the first time in the country.
  • Chief Minister K Palaniswami formally launched the toll free number 14417 through the 24-hour Education Guidance Centre set up at the Secretariat.
About Tamil Nadu:
CM- Edapaddi K Palaniswami                                        
Governor- Banwarilal Purohit
Classical dance- Bharatnatyam
M A Chidambaram stadium in Chennai
National parks- guindy, anamalai, periyar
World’s largest solar park launched in Karnataka
  • The world's largest solar park set up at an investment of Rs 16,500 crore at Pavagada in Karnataka's Tumakuru district of Karnataka.
  • It was launched by Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.
  • The 2,000 MW park, named as 'Shakti Sthala', spans across 13,000 acres
  • Developed by- Karnataka Solar Power Development Corp. Ltd
Maharashtra ties up with Wikipedia to promote Marathi
  • The Maharashtra government has tied up with Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia, to propagate the Marathi language and increase its usage online.
  • It was announced on Marathi Language Day i.e. on 27th February.

Sports Affairs
Vinesh Phogat gets silver in Asian Wrestling Championship
  • Vinesh Phogat won silver in woman’s Free Style 50 kg event at the Asian Wrestling Championship in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan.
  • She was defeated by China’s Chun Lei.
  • India’s Sangeeta won bronze in 59 kg Free Style category.
  • Harpreet Singh won a bronze in 82 kg Greco-Roman event.
  • Rajinder Kumar- bronze in 55 kg Greco-Roman event
Navjot Kaur clinches India's first gold in Asian Wrestling Championships
  • Navjot Kaur has scripted history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a Gold medal at the Senior Asian Wrestling Championships.
  • She won 65 kg freestyle category at the tournament being held at Bishkek in Kyrgyzstan.
  • She defeated Japan's Miya Ima.
  • Rio Olympics Bronze medallist Sakshi Malik won a bronze in the 62 kg division.
27th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Hockey tournament begins in Ipoh today
  • The 27th Sultan Azlan Shah Cup Hockey tournament begins in the Malaysian city of Ipoh today.
  • Six nations - India, hosts Malaysia, defending champions England, Australia, Argentina and Ireland - are taking part in the tournament.
  • UK is the defending Champion.
  • Last time India had won the tournament in 2010.
  • India has won the tournament total 5 times.
Shubhankar Sharma tied 2nd at WGC-Mexico Championship
  • Indian golfer Shubhankar Sharma grabbed the tied second place at the World Golf Championships-Mexico Championship opening round at Mexico City.
  • In December, he had become the first Indian and Asian golfer to win the Joburg Open.


Current Affairs Daily Updates: 02 March 2018

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Current Affairs Daily Updates: 03 March 2018
APPOINTMENTS
Justice Ajay Rastogi was sworn-in as the Chief Justice of Tripura High Court.
Vinay Kumar has been appointed as the next ambassador to Afghanistan.
Luminous Power technology has signed Virat Kohli as the brand ambassador for its new independent brand Amaze.