Breaking Employment News

1. Staff Selection Commission (S.S.C), Raipur. No. of Post – 21 Name of Post – Junior Chemist, Junior Technical Asst., Storekeeper, Horticulture Asst. etc, Last Date: 18.07.2014 2. Centre for Railway Information System (CRIS), New Delhi. No. of Vacancies – 55 Name of the Post – Asst. Software Engineer- 45, Asst. Network Engineer- 15 Last Date: 15.07.2014 3. Union Public Service Commission (U.P.S.C) No. of Vacancies – 375 Name of the Post – National Defence Academy- 320, Naval Academy- 55 Last Date: 21.07.2014 4. Central Warehousing Corporation, New Delhi. No. of Post – 30 Name of the Post – General Manager (General, F&A), Dy. General Manager (General, F&A), etc, Last Date: 05.08.2014 5. Goa Shipyard Limited, Goa. No. of Vacancies – 10 Name of the Post – Asst. Superintendent (Finance & HR) Last Date: 17.07.2014 6. Directorate General, Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force. No. of Vacancies- 39 Name of the Post – GDMOS and Specialist Doctors Last Date: 45 days from date of issue of Publication. 7. Garden Reach Shipbuilders & Engineers Ltd., Kolkata. No. of Vacancies – 33 Name of the Post – Manager, Deputy Manager and Asst. Manager Last Date: 18.06.2014 for Online and 03.07.2014 for Offline. 8. Indian Ordnance Factory, Field Gun Factory, Kanpur, U.P. No. of Vacancies – 18 Name of the Post – Pharmacist, Supervisor, L.D.C, Medical Asst., etc, Last Date: 21 days for date of publication for Online and 28 days from date of publication for Offline. 9. National Green Tribunal, New Delhi. No. of Vacancies – 23 Name of the Post – Private Secretary, Assistant, Hindi Translator and Stenographer Last Date: 31.07.2014 / ** span>


General Awareness

1. Who amongst the following is the author of the book ‘Shame’?
(a) Chandar S. Sundaram (b) Namita Gokhale
(c) Jaswindar Sanghara (d) Anita Desai
(e) None of these
2. As per the reports published by the ‘Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)’ has generated maximum new jobs in the past few years?
(a) China (b) Russia
(c) India (d) Brazil
(e) None of these
3. Mr. Digambar V. Kamat took over as which of the following in 2007?
(a) Governor of Goa (b) Chief Minister of Goa
(c) Governor of Meghalaya (d) Governor of Rajasthan
(e) None of these
4. Who amongst the following Indians was awarded King Charles II Medal by the UK in 2007?
(a) Dr. Manmohan Singh (b) Smt. Sonia Gandhi
(c) Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (d) Smt. Vasundhara Raje
(e) None of these
5. Miss Riyo Mori who was crowned as Miss Universe 2007 belongs to which of the following countries?
(a) Japan (b) U.S.A
(c) China (d) Singapore
(e) South Korea
6. Which of the following countries has decided to build a road to the base camp of Mt. Everest?
(a) India (b) China
(c) Nepal (d) Myanmar
(e) None of these
7. ‘Bharti-Airtel’, the largest mobile company of India joined the elite club of companies earning profits of more than US $1 billion. What was the net profit of the Company in the year 2006-07?
About –
(a) Rs. 3500 crores
(b) Rs. 4000 crores
(c) Rs. 4250 cores
(d) Rs. 4450 crores
(e) Rs. 4500 crores
8. ‘SEBI’ bans some companies for their role in ‘F&O Scam’, was the news in some major newspapers in 2007. What is the full form of ‘F&O’?
(a) Fair & Optimum
(b) Free & Operational
(c) Future & Operations
(d) Future & Options
(e) None of these
9. Which of the following African countries launched its communication satellite in 2007 for the first time?
(a) Nigeria (b) Kenya
(c) Zimbabwe (d) Mauritius
(e) None of these
10. The President of Brazil was on a visit to India in 2007 where he signed several trade agreements. Which of the following has been the major area of trade relations between the two countries?
(a) Oil exploration (b) Supply of agro products
(c) Production of nuclear fuel (d) Import of electronic goods
(e) None of these
11. The World Islamic Economic Forum was held in 2007 in
(a) Malaysia (b) Kuwait
(c) Iran (d) Brazil
(e) Indonesia
12. In an important meeting of the National Development Council held in New Delhi the Prime Minister of India made a special mention of a particular sector of Indian economy which in his opinion was suffering from a “Technological Fatigue for lack of break through in production”. He was talking of which of the following sectors?
(a) Agriculture Sector (b) Oil Sector
(c) Service Sector (d) Defence Sector
(e) None of these
13. Which of the following was the major issue of discussion in the G-8 Summit held in Germany in 2007?
(a) Subsidy to agro products (b) Climate protection
(c) Financial aid to Iraq
(d) Nuclear Technology and possibility of space war
(e) None of these
14. As per the Economic Survey 2006-07 India’s share in World Export has been
(a) 0.5% (b) 0.75%
(c) 1% (d) 1.25%
(e) 1.5%
15. How much amount approximately the Govt. of India planned to provide for Mid Day Meal Scheme? (As per Budget 2007-08)
(a) Rs. 5,000 crores (b) Rs. 6,000 crores
(c) Rs. 7,300 crores (d) Rs. 8,000 crores
(e) Rs. 8,300 crores
16. As per the figures given in the newspapers what is the approximate investment in various ‘Special Economic Zones’ till date in India?
(a) Rs. 20,000 crores (b) Rs. 25,000 crores
(c) Rs. 30,000 crores (d) Rs. 35,000 crores
(e) Rs. 40,000 crores
17. Who amongst the following is the author of the famous classical book “A Passage to India”?
(a) Mark Twain (b) Nayantara Sehgal
(c) Nirad C. Choudhuri (d) E. M. Foster
(e) None of these
18. The Government of India has bought RBI’s entire stake in the State Bank of India in about Rs. 35, 531 crores. What is the share of the RBI in total snake of the State Bank? About -
(a) 40% (b) 48%
(c) 50% (d) 52%
(e) 60%
19. Which of the following countries has offered knighthood to Salman Rushdie?
(a) France (b) Italy
(c) Germany (d) U.K.
(e) None of these
20. As per Union Budget 2007-08 how much amount the Government of India provided for Women Specific Schemes/Programmes for 2007-08?
(a) Rs. 7,700 crores (b) Rs. 8,700 crores
(c) Rs. 9,300 crores (d) Rs. 10,000 crores
(e) Rs. 10,500 crores
Answer Keys
1) (c) 2) (c) 3) (b) 4) (c) 5) (a)
6) (b) 7) (c) 8) (d) 9) (a) 10) (a)
11) (a) 12) (a) 13) (b) 14) (c) 15) (c)
16) (d) 17) (d) 18) (e) 19) (d) 20) (b)




Objective 10 questions

1. Why the document you created at home displays with a different font at school?

Because you have a different printer at school than at home Because you have a different monitor at school than at home

font you used at home is not installed on your school computer Because the version of Windows is different

2. Which keyboard shortcut centers selected text?

Ctrl+C Alt+C There is no keyboard shortcut for this operation Ctrl+E

3. What is the default file extension for all Word documents?


4. Which key moves your cursor from one cell to the next in a table?

Tab Shift Enter Ctrl+Enter

5. How many different documents can you have open at one time?

No more that three Only one As many as your computer memory will hold No more than your Taskbar can display

6. In order to email a Word document from within Word:

Go to File/Send To/Mail Recipient Save the file as an email attachment Start Outlook and attach the file while open in Word This is an impossible operation

7. Which keystroke will take you at the beginning or the end of a long document?

Ctrl+PageUp and Ctrl+PageDown Shift+Home and Shift+End Ctrl+Home and Ctrl+End The only way is by using the right scroll bar

8. How many margins are on a page?

Two (header and footer) Four (top, bottom, right, left) Two (landscape and Portrait) Two (top and bottom)

9.In order to save a Word document as a web page you need to:

Put the appropriate graphics and links on the document Save the document in simple text format Use your web browser as an editor and save as URL Save as HTML

10. A document in portrait prints:

The same characters per line with the same document in landscape More characters per line than the same document in landscape Less characters per line than the same document in landscape Smaller fonts in order to fit the same amount of characters per line with landscape




1. Femina Miss India World award for 2012 has been awarded to –

Vanya Mishra
Prachi Mishra
SimranKaur Mundi
Crystle Stewart

2. Who among the following is the winner of the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award for the year 2011? –

Sachin Tendulkar
Saurav Ganguli
Sanjeeva Kumar Singh
Gagan Narang

3. The Mascot of the 2008 Olympic Games was-


4. Which among the following has won 2012 IPL Tournament?

Chennai Super Kings
Kolkata Knight Riders
Deccon Chargers
Delhi Daredevils

5. Who has written “Unaccustomed Earth” ?

Jhumpa Laheri
Kiran Desai
Arundhati Roy
Khushwant Singh

6. Which of the following has been selected for best parliamentarian of the year award 2007 ?

Priya Ranjan Das Munshi
Mani Shankar Aiyyar
Sushama Swaraj

7. Duwuri Subbarao's name was in news recently as he has taken over as the Governor of

8. ISRO has launched successfully RISAT-1 satellites through PSLV-C19 on -

15th March,2012
30th March,2012
26th April,2012
4th May,2012

9. Which country was host 15th SAARC Summit in 2008 ?

Sri Lanka

10. Who among the following is the winner of the Wimbledon open Tennis Tournament 2008 of the Women's Single Title ? 

Serena Williams
Venus Wlliams
Maria Sharapova
Ana Ivanovic

Ana Ivanovic