Saturday, 26 September 2020

Folk Dances of Andhra and Telangana (#IndianFolkDances)(#AndhraPradesh)(#GeneralAwareness)(#compete4Exams)(#eduvictors)

 Folk Dances of Andhra and Telangana


Image Credits: Wikimedia (1) (2)

Kuchipudi 

One of the eight major Indian classical dances. 

Originated in a village named Kuchipudi in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.


Vilasini Natyam or Chinna Melam 

An Indian classical dance form. 



Andhra Natyam 

A classical dance form  

This traditional dance form has a history of 2000 years.

It was lost in the Mughal and British era.

Wednesday, 23 September 2020

Governor Generals and Viceroys of India (#IndiaHistory)(GeneralStudies)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)

 Governor Generals and Viceroys of India

Governor Generals and Viceroys of India (#IndiaHistory)(GeneralStudies)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)


Governors in India

1. Robert Clive (1757-1760 & 1765-1769)


2.Henry Vanisttart (1760-1765)


3. Cartier (1769-1772)



Governor Generals Of Bengal

1. Warren Hastings (1775-1784)


2. Lord Cornwallis (1786-1793)

Tuesday, 15 September 2020

Pre-Historic Period Quiz (Solved)(#eduvictors)(#HistoryQuiz)

 Pre-Historic Period Quiz

Pre-Historic Period Quiz (Solved)(#eduvictors)(#HistoryQuiz)



The following quiz help you memorise important points about Pre-Historic Age

First metal used by man -

Iron was brought (discovered) by -

Iron age began -

Excellent Mesolithic cave painting found in present Madhya Pradesh -

Earliest grown up cereals -


Saturday, 5 September 2020

Ancient Indian History: 10 POINTS ABOUT THE UPANISHADS (#upinashds)(#eduvictors)(#IndianHistory)(#vedanta)

 Ancient Indian History: 10 POINTS ABOUT THE UPANISHADS

Ancient Indian History: 10 POINTS ABOUT THE UPANISHADS (#upinashds)(#eduvictors)(#IndianHistory)(#vedanta)
Image Credits: Ms Sarah Welch (commons.wikimedia.org)


1. The Upanishads are commonly referred to as Vedānta. These are philosophical texts. that represent the spiritual core of Hinduism. 


2. It is believed that the Upanishads were composed by saints between 800 B.C. and 500 B.C.


3. Word Upanishad is a combination of 2 Sanskrit words - ‘upa’ and 'nishad' meaning to sit down near someone (Guru) and attain secret knowledge.

Tuesday, 25 August 2020

Top Ten Countries Area-wise (#eduvictors)(#geography)(#compete4exams)

 Top Ten Countries Area-wise

Top Ten Countries Area-wise (#eduvictors)(#geography)(#compete4exams)


About 71% of the earth's surface is covered with water and the remaining 29% is the landmass. Here is the list of  top 10 largest countries (area-wise). The list is sorted i.e. from highest to lowest in terms of area (based on 2019 survey).


1. Russia

Area: 17,125,000 km².


2. Canada

Area: 9,984,670 km².


3. China

Area: 9,572,900 km².

Sunday, 23 August 2020

General Awareness and Ability Reasoning Quiz (#generalstudies)(#eduvictors)

General Awareness and Ability Reasoning Quiz

General Awareness and Ability Reasoning Quiz (#generalstudies)(#eduvictors)

Directions: Read the questions carefully and choose the correct option.

Section A : Mental Ability

Q1: Find the least number, which is a perfect square and contains 540 as its factor.

   (a) 9000 

   (b) 8100 

   (c) 8500 

   (d) 7500


Q2. A ladder 34m long is placed in a lane so as to reach a window 30m high and on turning the ladder to the other side of the lane but keeping its feet at the same place it reaches a point 16m high. Find the breadth of the lane.

   (a) 40m 

   (b) 46m 

   (c) 50m 

   (d) 55m


Q3. A field is 500m long and 30m broad. A tank 30m long, 20m broad and 12m deep is dug in the field and the earth is taken out is spread evenly over the field. Find the level of the field raised.


   (a) 20cm 

   (b) 30cm 

   (c) 40cm 

   (d) 50cm

Friday, 14 August 2020

India Report on Digital Education - Key Points (#digitaleducation)(#eduvictors)(#upsc)

India Report on Digital Education - Key Points

India Report on Digital Education - Key Points (#digitaleducation)(#eduvictors)(#upsc)


Union Minister for HRD (now Education Minister) Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ introduced India Report on Digital Education, 2020.

Here are the key points about the report.

Key Points

1. The report talks about various innovative methods adopted by the Ministry and  Education Departments of States and Union Territories to ensure inclusive and accessible education to children at home. The report largely focuses on reducing learning gaps during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Saturday, 11 April 2020

National Awareness: Important Points About India State of Forest Report (ISFR) December - 2019 (#eduvictors)(#IndiaGeography)))

National Awareness: Important Points About India State of Forest Report (ISFR)
December - 2019

National Awareness: Important Points About India State of Forest Report (ISFR) December - 2019 (#eduvictors)(#IndiaGeography)))



Important Points About India State of Forest Report (ISFR)


  1. On 30th December 2019, the Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Prakash Javadekar released the biennial “India State of Forest Report (ISFR)”, in New Delhi.
  2. ISFR provides comprehensive information about the forest and tree cover, bamboo resources, carbon stock and forest fires.
  3. The total forest cover of the country is 7,12,249 sq. km which is 21.67% of the geographical area of the country. The tree cover of the country is estimated as 95,027 sq km which is 2.89% of the geographical area.
  4. The total Forest and Tree cover of the country is 8,07,276 sq. km which is 24.56% of the geographical area of the country.

Tuesday, 7 April 2020

राष्ट्रीय और अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस (#eduvictors)(#nationaldays)(#generalknowledge)

राष्ट्रीय और अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस

राष्ट्रीय और अंतर्राष्ट्रीय दिवस (#eduvictors)(#nationaldays)(#generalknowledge)

1. लुईस ब्रेल दिवस – 4 जनवरी
2. विश्व हास्य दिवस – 10 जनवरी
3. राष्ट्रिय युवा दिवस – 12 जनवरी
4. थल सेना दिवस – 15 जनवरी
5. कुष्ठ निवारण दिवस – 30 जनवरी
6. भारत पर्यटन दिवस – 25 जनवरी
7. गणतंत्र दिवस – 26 जनवरी
8. अंतर्राष्ट्रीय सीमा शुल्क एवं उत्पाद दिवस - 26 जनवरी
9. सर्वोदय दिवस – 30 जनवरी
10. शहीद दिवस – 30 जनवरी

Thursday, 26 March 2020

Current Affairs and GK Quiz - March 2020 (#eduvictors)(#GKQuiz)

Current Affairs and GK Quiz - March 2020

Current Affairs and GK Quiz - March 2020 (#eduvictors)(#GKQuiz)


Q1: Who has named the United Nations (UN)’s “most famous teenager in the world” in its ‘Decade in Review’ report?

Q2: Who has emerged as India's most searched business tycoon on Google in 2019?

Q3: Who is the author of the book titled “Diamond In My Palm” that describes about the 12 diamonds that was lost from India?

Q4: Who is the Union minister of Ayush Ministry?

Q5: Who was reappointed as the Chairman of Railway Board?

Tuesday, 17 March 2020

General Awareness: IMPORTANT BOUNDARY LINES (#compete4Exams)

GENERAL AWARENESS: IMPORTANT BOUNDARY LINES 

General Awareness: IMPORTANT BOUNDARY LINES  (#compete4Exams)

The line which demarcates the two countries is termed as Boundary Line.  Here is a partial list of international boundary lines.


DURAND LINE: 
Between India and Afghanistan, de­marcated by Sir Mortimer Durand in 1896, runs from Chitral to Sistan.


McMOHAN LINE: 
The boundary between India and China as demarcatedby Sir Henry Mc Mohan in 1914. China does not recognize this line.


RADCLIFF LINE: 
Drawn by Sir Cyril Red cliff in 1947 as demarcated between India and Pakistan.