Category «General Studies»

General Studies

General Studies -Biology -One Liner 1-  Pollination by birds is known as ornithophily 2- A dye is prepared from indigofera 3-  Autotrophs in an ecosystem are called producers 4- The first effective vaccine against polio was prepared by Jone E.Salk 5- What is the phenotypic ratio of complementary genes in pea ? 9:7 6- Thymidine …

General Studies

General Studies –  Biology -Micro-organisms 1-The organisms which are minute and can not be seen with our naked eye and can be seen only with microscope are called micro-organisms. Viruses,bacteria, algae, fungi and protozoa are some of the examples of micro-organisms. 2-Microorganisms can be found in air, water, soil and all living organisms. 3-We can …

GK Miscellaneous

Adoble Buildings -Various Types A house made from sun-dried bricks of clay and straw – usually built in warm, dry climates like the south western U.S. Apartment A set of rooms in a building which usually contains other similar sets of rooms. Barracks A building or set of buildings used to house soldiers. Boardinghouse A …

Space

List of Indian Satellites & Launch Vehicles till April 2014 Satellite Launch Date Launch Vehicle Type of Satellite IRNSS-1B 04.04.2014 PSLV-C24 Navigation Satellite GSAT-14 05.01.2014 GSLV-D5 Geo-Stationary Satellite Mars Orbiter Mission Spacecraft 05.11.2013 PSLV-C25 Space Mission GSAT-7 30.08.2013 Ariane-5VA-215 Geo-Stationary Satellite INSAT-3D 26.07.2013 Ariane-5VA-214 Geo-Stationary/Meteorological Satellite IRNSS-1A 01.07.2013 PSLV-C22 Navigation Satellite SARAL 25.02.2013 PSLV-C20 Earth …

Power Projects

Major Power Projects of India Andhra Pradesh Srisailam Hydroelectric Project  Kothagudem Thermal Project  Lower Sileru Hydro-Electric Project  Nizam Sagar Hydel Scheme Hussain Sagar Thermal Station Ramagundam Thermal Station Machkund Hydroelectric Project (Andra Pradesh and Odisha)  Balimela Hydroelectric Project (Odisha and Andhra Pradesh)  Assam : Naharkatiya Thermal Project Bihar : Barauni Thermal Power Station Muzaffarpur Thermal …

INDIAN HISTORY

INDIAN HISTORY  Pre-Historic Period  * The earliest traces of human existence in India so far discovered is between 4,00,000 and 2,00,000 BC from Sohan valley (now in Pakistan). * Neolithic settlements in Indian subcontinent are not older than 4000 BC. *Wheat and barley were the first cereals grown by Indians. * The name India was …

Sports

Winners of the USA Open  Men’s Winners List  Year     Winner                                 Runner-up      Score  2014 Marin Čilić (Croatia)             Kei Nishikori (Japan)  2013 Rafael Nadal (Spain)             …

GK Miscellaneous

GK * China has launched a meteorological satellite named as fengyun II 08. * Lithunia has become the latest country to join Euro Currency Zone. * The Dongaria Kondh, one of India’s vulnerable tribal groups is found in Odisha state. * The official mascot of 35th National Games is Ammu. * The author of the …