Monday, 16 January 2017

Important points About Compensatory Afforestation Amendment Fund Bill, 2016

Compensatory Afforestation Amendment Fund Bill, 2016

Important points About Compensatory Afforestation Amendment Fund Bill, 2016

Important Points:

① The compensatory Afforestation Fund Bill, 2016 was passed on Ju1y 29, 2016 by the Parliament.

② The bill provides establishment of funds under the public accounts of the centre and state levels for compensatory afforestation.

③ The Bill has ended the long era of ad-hocism and will help the Centre and State Governments to utilise these amounts in a planned manner. It will facilitate make available more than Rs. 6,000 crores per annum to the States/UTs for conservation, protection, improvement and expansion of forest and wildlife resources of the country.

Sunday, 15 January 2017

Important Facts About GST (Goods and Service Tax) 2016

Important Facts About GST 2016
(Goods and Service Tax)

Important Facts About GST (Goods and Service Tax) 2016


On Aug 3, 2016 Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha on Aug 8, 2016 passed 122nd Amendment Bill on GST.

 Salient Features of GST 2016

  • Uniform establishment of taxes in India
  • States will collect service taxes.
  • Centre will collect Integrated Goods & Services Tax (IGST) on inter-state suppliers.
  • It will cover nearly 16 types of Centre's and State's taxes.

Friday, 13 January 2017

Quantitative Reasoning - CALENDAR Problems

CALENDAR Problems

compete4Exams - Quantitative Resoning - CALENDAR Problems

A calendar is a particular measure of time.

The smallest unit of calendar is a day. It is an average time in which the earth completes onw rotation on its axis.

The time in which the earth travels round the sun is known as a <b>solar year</b>.

The solar year consists of 365 days 5 hours and 48 minutes and 48 seconds. An ordinary year consists of 365 days.

To adjust the differece between solar year and oridnary year, every fourth year has 366 days and is called leap year.

Every fourth century is a leap year but no other century is a leap year.

Thursday, 12 January 2017

BANK NAMES WITH PUNCH LINES

BANK NAMES WITH PUNCH LINES

BANK NAMES WITH PUNCH LINES



Bank Name Headquarter Punch line
Allahabad Bank Kolkata A Tradition Of Trust
Andhra Bank Hyderabad Where India Banks
Bank of Baroda Mumbai India’s International Bank
Bank Of India Mumbai Relationship Beyond Banking
Bank of Maharashtra Pune One Family One Bank
Bharatiya Mahila Bank Ltd New Delhi Empowering Women Empowering India
Canara Bank Bengaluru Together we can
Central Bank of India Mumbai Build A Better Life Around US
Corporation Bank Manglore Sarve Jahan Sukhino Bhavantu (Prosperity for all)
Dena Bank Mumbai Trusted Family Bank
IDBI Bank Mumbai Banking For All, “Aao Sochein Bada”

Saturday, 7 January 2017

Maths Reasoning - LCM and HCF Related Problems

LCM & HCF

Maths Reasoning - LCM and HCF Related Problems

Lowest Common Multiple (LCM)
LCM is the least dividend which is exactly divisible by the given numbers.
LCM of two or more numbers is the product of the highest powers of all prime factors of the given numbers.

Question 1: Find the LCM of 23×34×52,  22×33 and 22×33×52×72

(a) 23×34×52×72
(b) 22×33×51×71
(c) 2×3×5×7
(d) 23×33×52×72

Answer: (a) 23×34×52×72

Highest Common Factor (HCF)

HCF of two or more numbers is the greatest number (divisor) that divides all the given numbers exactly. HCF is also known as the GREATEST COMMON DIVISOR (GCD).

For a given two numbers a and b,

HCF × LCM  = a × b

Question 2: Find the HCF of 120, 150,180.

(a) 30
(b) 60
(c) 50
(d) 10

Answer: (a) 30
[Hint: Take the least powers of common terms ]

Thursday, 5 January 2017

Maths - Ratio and Proportion

RATIO and PROPORTION

Compete4Exams - Maths - Ratio and Proportion

Ratio: 
The ratio between two quantities of the same kind is expressed in simple terms as the number of times one quantity contains the other.

The ratio of two quantities a and b is the fraction and is expressed as a : b

a : b can also be expressed as a / b or a ÷ b

Ratio can be
Duplicate Ratio i.e. a² : b² of a : b

Triplicate Ratio i.e. a³ : b³ of a : b

Sub -Duplicate Ratio i.e. √a : √b of a : b

Sub - triplicate Ratio i.e. ∛a : ∛b  of a : b

Compound Ratio i.e. ab : cd is compound ratio of a : c and b : d

Inverse ratio i.e. 1/a : 1/b of a : b

Wednesday, 4 January 2017

SSC STENO (Grade C & D) Entrance Examination 2016 - General Awareness-3

SSC STENO (Grade C & D) Entrance  Examination 2016

SSC STENO (Grade C & D) Entrance  Examination 2016 - General Awareness-3

General Awareness-3
See Q61-70 General Awareness-2


71: ‘Gynecomastia’ is

(A) Increased height in females
(B) Development of an extra finger females
(C) Development of breasts in males
(D) Development of hair on ears in males



72: The highest concentration of urea is found in

(A) Dorsal aorta
(B) Hepatic vein
(C) Renal vein
(D) Hepatic Portal Vein


73. Terrigenous deposits are found in

(A) Ocean Trenches
(B) Rift Valley
(C) Continental Shelf and Slope
(D) Deep Sea Plain


74: Which of the following is the only volcanic peak Antarctica

(A) Mt. Erebus
(B) Mt. Elbrus
(C) Mt. Cook
(D) Mt. Blanc


75: Who laid the foundation of the ‘School of Possibilism’?

(A) La Blache
(B) Humboldt
(C) Ratzel
(D) Brunches