Sunday, 31 January 2021

Padma Awardess List 2021 (#India)(#awards)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)

Padma Awardess List 2021 

Padma Awardess List 2021 (#India)(#awards)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)

Padma Awards - one of the highest civilian Awards of the country, are conferred in three categories, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri. 

The Awards are given in various disciplines/ fields of activities, viz.- art, social work, public affairs, science and engineering, trade and industry, medicine, literature and education, sports, civil service, etc. 

‘Padma Vibhushan’ is awarded for exceptional and distinguished service;

‘Padma Bhushan’ for distinguished service of high order and 

‘Padma Shri’ for distinguished service in any field. 

 The Government of India instituted two civilian awards-Bharat Ratna & Padma Vibhushan in 1954. The latter had three classes namely Pahela Varg, Dusra Varg and Tisra Varg. These were subsequently renamed as Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri vide Presidential Notification issued on January 8, 1955. The awards are announced on the occasion of Republic Day every year.

These awards are conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan usually around March/ April every year. 

This year (2021) the President has approved conferment of 119 Padma Awards including 1 duo case (in a duo case, the Award is counted as one) as per list below. 

The list comprises 7 Padma Vibhushan, 10 Padma Bhushan and 102 Padma Shri Awards. 29 of the awardees are women and the list also includes 10 persons from the category of Foreigners/ NRI/ PIO/ OCI, 16 Posthumous awardees and 1 transgender awardee.

Here is the complete list of awardees:

Friday, 29 January 2021

7 Points About PSLV-C49/ EOS-01 Mission You Should Know (#upsc)(#GeneralAwareness)(#currentAffairs)(#ISRO)

 7 Points About PSLV-C49/ EOS-01 Mission You Should Know

7 Points About PSLV-C49/ EOS-01 Mission You Should Know (#upsc)(#GeneralAwareness)(#currentAffairs)(#ISRO)

PSLV-C49 successfully launches EOS-01 and Nine Customer Satellites in its fifty first flight (PSLV-C49) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) SHAR, Sriharikota on November 07, 2020.


The EOS-01 satellite is an earth observation satellite that will support applications in agriculture and forestry and disaster management. 

EOS-01 (formerly known as RISAT-2BR2) is an X-band, synthetic-aperture radar (SAR) based all weather Earth imaging satellite and is developed by ISRO.

Wednesday, 27 January 2021

Is Switzerland the mecca of Sports Organisations? Let us find out. (#SportsOrganisations)(#GeneralAwareness)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)

Is Switzerland the mecca of Sports Organisations? Let us find out.

Is Switzerland the mecca of Sports Organisations? Let us find out. (#SportsOrganisations)(#GeneralAwareness)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)

Sports Organisations of the World and their Headquarters


International Olympic Committee (IOC)

Lausanne, Switzerland


International Hockey Federation (FIH)

Lausanne, Switzerland


International Boxing Association (AIBA)

Lausanne, Switzerland

Monday, 25 January 2021

January 2021 Current Affairs Quiz-3 (#currentaffairs)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)

January 2021 Current Affairs Quiz-3

January 2021 Current Affairs Quiz-3 (#currentaffairs)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)


1. Recently the Prime Minister inaugurated the National Atomic Scale in National _________ conclave




2. Who has been conferred with the 'Indian Personality of the Year' award at IFFI?




3. National Girl Child Day in India is celebrated on ________ every year.




Sunday, 24 January 2021

NICKNAMES OF FAMOUS PERSONALITIES (#generalawareness)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)

NICKNAMES OF FAMOUS PERSONALITIES

NICKNAMES OF FAMOUS PERSONALITIES (#generalawareness)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)


Milkha Singh   : Flying Sikh

Bipin Chandra Pal :  Bengal Tiger

Saurav Ganguly : Prince of Kolkata 

Lala Lajpat Rai : Punjab Kesari

Rajendra Prasad  : Desh Ratna , Ajatshatru 

Ravi Shankar Maharaj :  Father of Gujurat 

Sarojini Naidu :  Nightingale of India 

Dadabhai Naoroji : Grand Old Man of India 

Thursday, 21 January 2021

English Grammar: Nouns That Have Irregular Plural Forms (#irregularnouns)(#EnglishGrammar)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)

English Grammar: Nouns That Have Irregular Plural Forms

English Grammar: Nouns That Have Irregular Plural Forms (#irregularnouns)(#EnglishGrammar)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)


Irregular plural nouns are nouns that do not become plural by adding -s or -es. There are 100+ irregular nouns.  One reason for irregular nouns is that many of them have been borrowed from other languages. A few are listed below:

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Maharatna Companies in India (#India)(#economy)(#General Awareness)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)

 Maharatna Companies in India   

Maharatna Companies in India  (#India)(#economy)(#General Awareness)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)


Public sector units having three years with an average annual net profit of over ₹2,500 crores, OR Average annual Net worth of ₹10,000 crores for 3 years, OR Average annual Turnover of ₹20,000 crores for 3 years are considered Maharatna Companies. 


1. Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL)

    Founded: 1964

    Headquarters: New Delhi


2. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) 

    Founded: 1950 

    Headquarters: Mumbai, MH

Tuesday, 19 January 2021

January 2021 Current Affairs Quiz-2 (#currentAffairs)(#eduvictors)(#compete4exams)

January 2021 Current Affairs Quiz-2

January 2021 Current Affairs Quiz-2 (#currentAffairs)(#eduvictors)(#compete4exams)



1. Who has been appointed as the new Chairman & CEO of Railway Board?




2. In which city of Karnataka the natural gas pipeline connecting Kochi in Kerala was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi?




3. Prakash Utsav is celebrated every year to commemorate the birth of which guru?




4. Which country's new rule permit drones to fly over people and at night in the country?




Monday, 18 January 2021

General Science Quiz - 2 (#generalscience)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)(#sciencequiz)

General Science Quiz - 2 

General Science Quiz - 2 (#generalscience)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)(#sciencequiz)

1. The ratio of the mass of hydrogen to the mass of oxygen in water is always _______.


2. The force of gravity acting on an object is also known as ______.


3. How many water molecules are present in one molecule of washing soda?


4. The flexibility in plants in due to _________ tissues.


5. The fertilised egg, the zygote, gets implanted in the _________ in human female.

Sunday, 17 January 2021

CELEBRITIES AS BRAND AMBASSADORS JAN 2021 (#currentaffairs)(#brandambassadors)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)

CELEBRITIES AS BRAND AMBASSADORS JAN 2021

CELEBRITIES AS BRAND AMBASSADORS JAN 2021 (#currentaffairs)(#brandambassadors)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)


Sourav Ganguly: Edtech startup Classplus

Akshay Kumar : Dabur Chyawanprash

Sonu Sood : Spice Money

Sonu Sood : Acer India

Kuldeep Handoo : Fit India movement

AR Rahman : BAFTA Breakthrough

Chacha Chaudhary : NamamiGange Project

Friday, 15 January 2021

Facts About Human Body - (#genralscience)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)(#humanbodyfacts)

Facts About Human Body

Facts About Human Body - (#genralscience)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)(#humanbodyfacts)


1. Largest external organ - Skin

2. Largest gland - Liver

3. Smallest cell - Blood cell

4. Biggest cell - Egg cell (ovum)

5. Smallest bone - Stapes

Tuesday, 12 January 2021

GRAND SLAM 2020 WINNER WITH FACTS (#LawnTennis)(#GrandSlam2020)(#sports)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)

 GRAND SLAM 2020 WINNER WITH FACTS

GRAND SLAM 2020 WINNER WITH FACTS (#LawnTennis)(#GrandSlam2020)(#sports)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)


Grand Slam Chronological order

 1. Australian open

 2. French open

 3. Wimbledon open

 4. US open 


AUSTRALIAN OPEN 

Founded : 1905

Surface : Hard Court

Period : Mid January

Sunday, 10 January 2021

Current Affairs - January 2021 (Part 1) (#currentaffairs)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)

January Current Affairs Quiz-1

Current Affairs - January 2021 (Part 1) (#currentaffairs)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)



1. To connect 3.12 Cr Indian diaspora spread all over the world, the ministry of External Affairs launched portal called ?




2. In the 96th Tansen Music Festival began in Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh, who was conferred Tansen Samman?




3. Who topped the Bloomberg Billionaires Index 2021?




Friday, 8 January 2021

Modern Indian History - Questions And Answers (Part 1)(#indiahistory)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)

Modern Indian History - Questions And Answers (Part 1)

Modern Indian History - Questions And Answers (Part 1)(#indiahistory)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)


Question 1: In which session in the year 1907, there was a split in the Congress and the extremist and liberal parties separated.

Answer: In Surat session


Question 2: In which year was the All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) established? 

Answer: In 1920 A.D.


Question 3: "The revolution of 1857 was a conspiracy to establish the Muslim empire". Whose statement is this?

Answer: P.E. Roberts

Thursday, 7 January 2021

Revolutions in Agriculture (#general Awareness)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)

Revolutions in Agriculture


Revolutions in Agriculture (#general Awareness)(#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)


The agricultural revolution refers to the technological changes and improvements done in various sectors of agriculture to improve quality and production. Here is the partial list of agricultural revolutions in India.

 

Wednesday, 6 January 2021

December 2020 Current Affairs Quiz-5 (#CurrentAffiars) (#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)

December Current Affairs Quiz-5

December 2020 Current Affairs Quiz-5 (#CurrentAffiars) (#compete4exams)(#eduvictors)



1. Senior scientist ___________ has been honoured with DRDO's 'Scientist of the Year Award' for his contribution in developing several herbal medicines, including the popular drug Lukoskin meant for treatment of leucoderma




2. The autobiography of late Justice Rajindar Sachar, titled, “____________: An Autobiography”, was launched posthumously by Sachar’s family on the occasion of his birth anniversary on 29 December 2020.




Monday, 4 January 2021

Reasoning Quiz - 1 (#reasoning)(#generalintelligence)(#eduvictors)(#compete4exams)

Reasoning Quiz - 1

For Competitive Examinations

Reasoning Quiz - 1 (#reasoning)(#generalintelligence)(#eduvictors)(#compete4exams)


MCQs

Q1: Four of the following five are alike in a certain way and so form a group. Which is the one that does not belong to that group ?

(A) 28 

(B) 56

(C) 175 

(D) 112

(E) 63

Sunday, 3 January 2021

Who is Who - Quiz - Current Affairs - (December 2020- Jan 2021) (#eduvictors)(#currentAffairs)(#compete4exams)

 Who is Who - Quiz - Current Affairs - (December 2020- Jan 2021)

Who is Who - Quiz - Current Affairs - (December 2020- Jan 2021) (#eduvictors)(#currentAffairs)(#compete4exams)


1. Who is the present Chief Justice of India?


2. Who is the Minister of Railways and Minister of Commerce & Industry in the Government of India?


3. Who is the Chief of Defence Staff?