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Economic Terms and its Meaning

Working Capital Funds required to cover the expenses involved in production such as purchasing of aw materials, making payments etc. Welfare State A state which is committed in ensuring for all its citizens a minimum standard of living, including housing, education and medical services Wage A payment for labour or services Value of Money Purchasing power of money over goods and services Unemployment An unemployed person is one who is able and willing to work, but fails to find work for which he is qualified Tax A compulsory charge or payment imposed by government on individuals and corporations to meet the expenses incurred in the common interest of the people Tax Base A set of incomes on which direct taxes, and transactions on which indirect taxes are levied Rupee The standard unit of Indian currency Subsidy Payments by government to firms or household that provide or consume a commodity Saving That part of disposable income which is not consumed. It is e

Numerical Ability for bank po and competitive exams (15)

5.6 * 4.5 + 3.4 = ? i) 57.54 ii) 73.6 iii) 123.24 iv) None of these The equal value of 56 meters is i) 560 hm ii) 5.6 m iii) 0.56 cm iv) 5.6 deca m Which ratio is greater? i) Rs.10 : 10 paise ii) 15lts : 65lts iii) 12km : 30km iv) 20lts : 45lts Find the LCM of 50 and 40 i) 200 ii) 5 iii) 4 iv) 100 Which is the greatest fraction? i) 8/9 ii) 7/8 iii) 8/10 iv) 8/9 999 + 99 + 9999 = ? i) 11098 ii) 9997 iii) 11097 iv) None of these 40 is what percent of 1200? i) 6 2/3 ii) 3 1/3 iii) 3 iv) 6 The average of first 50 natural numbers is i) 25 ii) 12.25 iii) 25.50 iv) 21.25 What percent is 22 of 40? i) 55 ii) 45 iii) 40 iv) 44 Divide: 3 12/17 / 1 11/34 i) 2 4/5 ii) 4 2/5 iii) 8/5 iv) 14

Current Affairs :Sports News

Sebastian Vettel wins The Australian Grand Prix the first race of the F1 2011 season Paul Lawrie wins his first European tour golf championship in 8 years by winning Andalucian open in Malaga Sri Lanka will play New Zealand in the 1st semi-final of Cricket World cup 2011 on 29/03/11   India Vs Pakistan, the 2nd semi-final of Cricket World Cup will be played on 30/03/11

Facts on Antarctica

Which is the highest peak of Antarctica ? Vinson Massif The only live volcano of Antarctica is? Erebus At which place in Antarctica the lowest temperature recorded At Vonstock (-89.2 degree Celsius) Name the 2 types of penguins found in Antarctica. Adeline and Emperor penguins Who was the first person to command an air expedition to Antarctica? Richard Byrd What is the name of the Indian scientific station in Antarctica? Dakshina Gangothri

Oldest Sport Stadiums in the world

Which is the oldest football stadium in the world? Racecourse Ground in Wrexham, North East Wales Which is the oldest cricket stadium in the world? Lord's Cricket Ground Which is the oldest rugby stadium in the world? Lansdowne Road (Aviva stadium) in Dublin Which is the Oldest golf course in the world? Old Course at St.Andrews Which is the oldest tennis court in the world? Hampton Court or Falkland Palace Which is the oldest ice hockey stadium in the world? Mathews Arena,Boston,USA Which is the oldest Formula one race track in the world which is still used for racing? Indianapolis Motor Speedway

IPL 4 - IPL 2011 - Indian Premier League Schedule

Teams for IPL4  2011 Team Captain Chennai Super Kings MS Dhoni Deccan Chargers Kumara Sangakkara Delhi Daredevils Virender Sehwag Kings XI Punjab Adam Gilchrist Kochi Tuskers Kerala Mahela Jayawardene Kolkata Knight Riders Gautam Gambhir Mumbai Indians Sachin Tendulkar Pune Warriors Yuvraj Singh Rajasthan Royals Shane Warne Royal Challengers Bangalore Daniel Vettori Download: IPL4 2011 Schedule

Bike India Awards 2011

Motorcycle of the year (Upto 110cc) Honda CB Twister Motorcycle of the year (Upto 125cc) Suzuki Slingshot Motorcycle of the year (Upto 150cc) Bajaj Pulser 135 LS Motorcycle of the year (Upto 200cc) Yamaha SZ-R Scooter of the year TVS Wego Import Bike of the Year Suzuki Bandit 1250S Two-Wheeler Manufacturer of the Year Hero Honda Motors Ltd. Brand Ambassador of the Year John Abraham Reader’s Choice Award Harley-Davidson Sportster 883

Top 10 Most Watched Ads in February 2011

Name GRPs Complan 1,516 Dove Conditioner 1,007 Aircel Wi-Fi 765 Uninor Cellular Phone Service 721 Surf Excel Washing Mat Range 701 Clinic Plus Shampoo 679 Asian Paints Apex Ultimate 678 Reliance Netconnect 568 Horlicks Foodles 564 Mirinda Orange 553

Sports News March 2011

India enters into Quarter Finals of World Cup 2011 , to play against Australia on 24th March 2011 Sania-Vesnina pair won doubles title in Indian Wells Djokovic wins Indian Wells title Chelsea beat Manchester City 2-0, secures 3rd spot in English Premier League Times Group-led consortium wins IPL media rights Saina wins Swiss Open Grand Prix Casey Stoner wins Qatar MotoGP Vishwanathan Anand loses to Vassily Ivanchuk of Ukraine

School Quiz - History

Bhakti means intense devotion to god One of the most celebrated temples with a magnificent stone chariot is Vijaya Vittala The Telugu poet who attained the great fame in the court of Krishnadevaraya was Allasani Peddanna The book 'records of the Western world' was written by Hieun Tsang The Mauryan Emperor who adopted and propagated Buddhism was Ashoka Panini wrote Sanskrit grammar in 4th Century B.C Iran is the present name of Persia The book written by Megasthanese was Indica

CWC 2011 Record facts (Australia unbeaten record in world cup matches - Won 34 matches in a row)

Cricket World Cup record highlights: Sachin Tendulkar from India has surpassed 2000 runs in world cup cricket matches. Kevin O' Brein from Ireland has scored blistering knock (fastest hundred) of 100 runs in just 50 balls. Australia's unbeaten record in the cricket world cup matches has been ended in 2011 world cup.Australia lost the match to Pakistan which was played at Premadasa Stadium Colombo by  4 wickets Australia had a record of winning 34 matches consecutively. Ravi Rampaul took his first five wicket haul in his career best performance against India in cwc2011 at M.A. Chidambaram stadium Chennai. Ravi Rampual (West Indies) - 5 wickets for 51 in 10 Overs Kumar Sangakkara has become the first wicket-keeper batsmen to score a century in world cup 2011 He scored match winning knock of 111 against New Wankhede stadium, Mumbai

iSixSigma Awards 2011

Most Successful Lean Six Sigma  Start-up Program Capgemini Business Process Outsourcing Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co. SRA International Inc. Most Successful Re-energized  Lean Six Sigma Program Capital One Firstsource Solutions Ltd. U.S. Army – TACOM Life Cycle Management Command Largest-Breakthrough Improvement Projects (DMAIC) Customer Service: Betfair Ltd. – Reduce Response Time to Customer Emails Betfair Ltd. – Decrease Tradefair Registration to Live Failure Rate U.S. Army – Hellfire Missile Test and Repair Largest-Breakthrough Improvement Projects (DMAIC) Transactional: Betfair Ltd. – Increase Spanish Outbound Contact & Conversion Rate Capgemini Business Services India Ltd. – Process Transformation in Master Data Management Firstsource Solutions Ltd. – Improving TAT to Offer Compliance for Stores Channel Largest-Breakthrough Innovation Project (DFSS) ADC Telecommunications – Systematic Application of DFSS in Gen3 SC Connector Baxter Healthcare

Current Affairs 2011 : Business News March 2011

Tata Consultancy services launched cloud computing solution called "Ion" for small and medium scale businesses Mahindra Satyam gets a multi-million dollar contract from Aspire Zone,Qatar Berkshire Hathaway is looking to buy Speciality Chemicals company "Lubrizol Corp." for $9 Billion TCS bagged multi-milliom IT Infrastrusture contract from Dutch company Royal Haskoning Mukesh Ambani has joined as Director in Bank of America Board HTC has launched the smartphone Desire in India today. The smartphone costs Rs. 25590 Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni will be endorsing Emami's product Zandu Pancharistha

Current Affairs :Sports News

Somdev Devvarman beats Marcos Baghdatis in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open in Indian Wells,USA Roger Federer, Novak Djokovic and Andy Roddick advances to the 3rd round of the BNP Paribas Open Martin Stamper wins gold at the German Open Taekwondo championship Micheal Bradley wins the Puerto Rico Open Golf Championship for the second time in his career Nick Watney wins the WGC-Cadillac Golf Championship Vishwanathan Anand defeated Veselin Topalov of Bulgaria in the Amber Blindfold Rapid Chess tournament in Monaco

CWC 2011 13th March Match highlights

Canada vs New Zealand New Zealand won the match by 97 runs.  New Zealand scored a whopping 358 runs in 50 overs  Brendon Mccullum was top scorer with scoring 101 runs in 109 balls Ross Taylor scored a blistering knock of 74 runs in just 44 balls which includes 5 sixes and 6 fours Pick of the bowler for Canada was Baidwan (3 wickets for 84 runs)  Canada chased the mammoth target and scored 261 runs in 50 overs.  Bagai was the top scorer with 84 runs in just 87 balls Hansra scored 70 runs in 105 balls.   Pick of the bowler for New Zealand was Jacob Oram (3 wickets for 47 runs) Man of the Match - Brendon Mccullum (New Zealand)  Australia vs Kenya played at Bangalore Australia scored 324 runs in 50 overs Michael Clarke was the top scorer with 93 runs in 80 balls. Ricky Ponting scored 65 runs in 79 balls Pick of the Bowler for Kenya was Odhiambo (3 wickets for 57 runs)  Kenyan team fought back to win the game but they were unsuccessful Kenya scored 264 runs

Business Quiz for MBA's (10)

The Oil refinery established in Panipat belongs to: i) Joint Sector ii) Public Sector iii) Cooperative Sector iv) Private Sector Index 'Residex' is associated with: i) Land Prices ii) Share Prices iii) Mutual Fund Prices iv) Price Inflation Index Name the brand which does not belong to the UB Group? i) McDowell ii) Celebration Drum iii) Bagpiper iv) Teacher's Special I-phone is associated with i) Reliance ii) Apple iii) Nokia iv) Samsung Nano knowledge city has been established at: i) Jaipur ii) Hyderabad iii) Bangalore iv) Chandigarh Which of the following owns the 'Easy Day' retail stores? i) Reliance Retail ii) Birla Retail iii) DLF iv) Bharti Retail Name the brand/company not owned by Sony Corporation of Japan i) Play Stations ii) VAIO iii) Bravia iv) Xbox Which of the following brands is not associated with footwear? i) Bata ii) FCUK iii) Liberty iv) Lotto

Forbes Rich List - Top 10 Billionaires - Richest Indians

Name Net Worth Rank Lakshmi Mittal $31.1B 6 Mukesh Ambani $27B 9 Azim Premji $16.8B 36 Shashi and Ravi Ruia $15.8 42 Savitri Jindal and family $13.2B 56 Gautam Adani $10B 81 Kumar Birla $9.2B 97 Anil Ambani $8.8B 103 Sunil Mittal and family $8.3B 110 Adi Godrej and family $7.3B 130

Reasoning - 12 (for competitive exams)

If 53 - 34 = 5334, 64 - 56 = 6546 then 75 - 24 = ? i) 7254 ii) 7452 iii) 7542 iv) 7524 Which is the number if it comes to 15 when divided by 4 and added by 9? i) 24 ii) 22 iii) 21 iv) 26 Find the odd man out: 225, 289, 400, 36, 35 i) 35 ii) 400 iii) 36 iv) 225 Complete the series: 1, 8, 27, 64, 125, 216.... i) 1000 ii) 729 iii) 512 iv) 343 If A = 1, B = 3, C = 5 and so on, what do the numbers 3, 9, 7 stand for? i) BAD ii) CAR iii) BID iv) BED Cobra : Snake :: Crocodile : _____ i) Marsh ii) River iii) Carnivore iv) Reptile Light : Bright :: Sun : ______ i) heat ii) twinkle iii) burn iv) shine 10, 12, 32, 34, 54, 56, ? i) 76 ii) 61 iii) 60 iv) 58

Current Affairs March 2011

Business Tanishq to be merged with Titan Industries Carmker GM India to launch 14 variants of 6 new models in the country in next 2 years Tata Communications becomes first Indian Telco to launch cloud computing solutions globally McDonald India ties up with HCL Infosystems to give kids (a chance to win) HCL ME Kids Educational Laptops with a purchase of Happy Meal BCCI invites bid for IPL mobile, radio and Internet rights Sonata Software launches car rental management service MiEdge ' Bing deals ', a feature for desktop and mobile allowing consumers to find best deals locally has been launched by Microsoft India and Brazil signed a bilateral air services agreement (ASA) , intended to increase air-connectivity between 2 countries Lovable Lingerie IPO subscribed 4% on Day 1 (8/3/2011) Mahindra Group inks deal with global networking company Cisco to provide a host of services including cloud computing, entertainment, smart cities, virtual dealerships and

Fastest hundreds in Cricket World Cup (CWC records at Glance)

Kevin O ' Brein right handed batsmen from Ireland scored fastest hundred in cwc 2011 He scored 100 runs in just 50 balls against England at Bangalore. Other players who has a record are : a) Mathew Hayden left handed batsmen from Australia scored 100 runs in 66 balls against South Africa in cwc 2007 b) John Davison right handed batsmen from Canada has scored a blistering century in 67 balls against West Indies in cricket worldcup 2003 c) Kapil Dev right handed batsmen from India had scored 100 runs in 72 balls against Zimbabwe in 1983. d) Adam Gilchrist scored 100 runs in 72 balls against Srilanka in cwc 2007 

India - (Answers for Questions posted on Google Groups - Current Affairs Quiz)

1. Which Indian city would you be in if you were visiting the Ramoji Film City? Hyderabad 2. What is common to the following: Akash, Prithvi, Nag and Trishul? All missiles are made in India 3. If an Indian Army Officer has 3 stars on his car plate, what is is rank? Lieutenant General 4. Name the mode of transport both San Francisco and (Calcutta) Kolkata have in common. Tram Cars 5. Over which Indian monument is it forbidden to fly? Taj Mahal 6. If Hyderabad is famous for Pearls, what is Kolhapur famous for? Chappals 7. What are the words inscribed on National Emblem of India? Satyameva Jayate 8. Name the material generally used for making national flag of India? Hand woven khadi

ICC World Cup 2011 Highlights

Kevin O'Brien scores the fastest century in world cup history, 100 runs in 50 balls Ireland records the highest ever run chase in cricket world cup history Kemar Roach gets 1st hatrick of the World Cup  2011 against Netherlands Lasith Malinga records the 2nd hatrick of the Cricket World Cup 2011 against Kenya

Mythology - 5 (Shivrathri Quiz)

Which of Lord Shiva's name means 'Always Pure'? Shiva Which month marks the occurence of 'Shivrathri'? Phagun Shivratri is celebrated to mark? Union of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi What 3 fundamental powers of Lord Shiva does his Trishul symbolize? Will, Action and Knowledge Who is the divine consort of Lord Shiva? Parvati According to Hindu Mythology, which scared river flows from the matted hair of Shiva? Ganga The dancing posture of Lord Shiva is represented as? Nataraj Lord Shiva was given the name 'Neelkanta' because? His throat is blue in color How many Sanskrit names does Lord Shiva has? 108 Where is Lord Shiva's Shri Omkarehwar Temple located? Madhya Pradesh

Years observed by United Nations Organisation - UNO

Which year is observed as International Youth year? 1985 Which year is observed as International Year of the Child? 1979 Which year is observed as International Year of Fresh Water? 2003 Which year is observed as World Population Year? 1974 Which year is observed as World Communication Year? 1983 Which year is observed as Year of Potato? 2008 Which year is observed as Year of Older Persons? 1999 Which year is observed as Year of the Culture of Peace? 1986 Download Current Affairs E-Book , Mobile phone compatible files Sign-up for Mobile updates Join Current Affairs Quiz of Google Groups