Monthly Archive: November 2015

Cauvery River Water Dispute

The peninsular rivers are depended on the annual monsoon. So their flow is dependent on the success/failure of monsoon. \/ Since monsoon is irregular,states have been sharing the river waters have come under extra...

Practice Test:Quantitative Ability

1.A man has nine friends – four boys and five girls. In how many ways can he invite them, if there have to be exactly three girls in the invitees? (CAT 1996) a.320  ...

Inflation

Inflation is a sustained increase in the general price level of goods and services in an economy over a period of time. \/ When the price level rises, each unit of currency buys fewer...

Practice Test:Logical Reasoning

1.Siva Reddy walked 2 km west of his house and then turned south covering 4 km. Finally,He moved 3 km towards east and then again 1 km west. How far is he from his...

Soil (cont.)

Types of Soil Red Soil: It is light textured with porous and friable structure; Absence of lime, kankar & free carbonates; Neutral to acidic in nature Deficient in nitrogen, humus & phosphoric acid. Found...

Soil

Soil is the mixture of minerals, organic matter, gases, liquids, and the countless organisms that together support life on Earth. \/ Soil is a natural body known as the pedosphere and which performs four...

BRICS and New Development Bank

BRICS is the acronym for an association of five major emerging national economies: Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa. \/ The grouping was originally known as “BRIC” before the inclusion of South Africa...

Practice Test:Logical Reasoning

A group of three or four has to be selected from seven persons. Among the seven are two women, Fiza and Kavita, and five men: Ram, Shyam, David, Peter and Rahim. Ram would not...

Village Accountant(Patwari)

The village accountant an administrative government position found in rural parts of the Indian sub-continent. \/ He is land record officer at sub-division or Tehsil level. \/ As the lowest state functionary in the...

Practice Test:Reading Comphrension

Passage 1 In nearly all human populations a majority of individuals can taste the artificially synthesized chemical phenylthiocarbonide (PTC). However, the percentage varies dramatically–from as low as 60% in India to as high as...

Women’s Suffrage

Women’s suffrage (also known as woman suffrage or woman’s right to vote) is the right of women to vote and to stand for electoral office. \/ The Women’s Indian Association (WIA) was founded in...

Practice Test :Sequence Series

The number of common terms in two sequences 17,21,25….417 and 16,21,26….466 is a.78    b.19   c.  22 d.20   e.77 2. If a, b, c are in AP , then  a/bc, 1/c, 2/b...

Practice Test:Data Interpretation

The table gives the sales figures of a fruit vendor for three consecutive days. Some more information is available about the total sales on three days, which is as follows: 1) The number of...

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