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  1. 1. Net Practice “The prelims”www.marchahead.co.in
  2. 2. Welcome one and all…www.marchahead.co.in
  3. 3. 1*. Pythagoras coined (among others) a word meaning ‘love of wisdom’ and a word meaning ‘that which is learned’.Both words are names of disciplines today. Give both.www.marchahead.co.in
  4. 4. 2. What is so unique about the recently launched train "Vivek Express" by Indian Railways?www.marchahead.co.in
  5. 5. 3*. What is known as the second battle of Haldighat?www.marchahead.co.in
  6. 6. 4. Who is the Times Person of the Year 2011?www.marchahead.co.in
  7. 7. 5. Who has acquired a Scottish Island for about £2 million to set up a wellness retreat ?www.marchahead.co.in
  8. 8. 6. He currently serves as the president of Lakshmi Narayan Dham, an organization that works under his holiness Shri Kumar Swami Brahmarishi who is known for blessing people with "beej mantras" (secret incantations) to help them with their problems and cure their illnesses. He got his first break in Indian cinema in the 1977 film Paheli. He later starred in other films such as Sawan Ko Aane Do (1979), Saanch Ko Aanch Nahin (1979), Ayaash (1982) and Itni Si Baat (1981).He also worked in Oriya movies like Bidhira Bidhan (1989) and many Telugu movies like Edu Kondalaswamy (1991), Govindha Govindha (1993), and Great Robbery (1996).Identify the actor?www.marchahead.co.in
  9. 9. 7*. What could have been Amitabh Bachchan’s television debut, the role went to Shashi Kapoor in 1987.Identify the character that he portrayed?www.marchahead.co.in
  10. 10. 8. Toshiba is in talks with TerraPower to jointly develop an advanced nuclear reactor. Which well known business personality owns TerraPower?www.marchahead.co.in
  11. 11. 9*. Blaze is a closed social networking platform for the common public to interact with the employees of a section of which Indian company?www.marchahead.co.in
  12. 12. 10. Who was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Govt. of India in 1992 for his efforts in establishing an ideal village?www.marchahead.co.in
  13. 13. 11*. Madanapalle is a town and a Municipality located in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh state. It is one of the biggest Revenue Divisions in India (it covers almost half of the Chittoor district). It is a fast- growing city at the center of an agricultural region noted for its fruits and vegetables, especially tomatoes. What is its claim to fame?www.marchahead.co.in
  14. 14. 12. Identify the God in the picture whose birthday is celebrated as Cheti Chand by the Sindhi community?www.marchahead.co.in
  15. 15. 13. Connect : I Qila Rai Pithora, Mehrauli, Siri, Tuglaqabad, Jahanpanah, Ferozabad, Dinpanah, Shahjahanabadwww.marchahead.co.in
  16. 16. 14. Which Indian Bollywood actress, apart from Aishwarya Rai, has her wax statue at Madame Tussauds?www.marchahead.co.in
  17. 17. 15. Which brand launched a Facebook application that ‘whitens your profile picture?www.marchahead.co.in
  18. 18. 16. Google Doodle Occasion IS_____?www.marchahead.co.in
  19. 19. 17. Who is a ‘Googlegänger?www.marchahead.co.in
  20. 20. 18.Connect …www.marchahead.co.in
  21. 21. 19. Clover Holdings had purchased what from Escom for a whopping price of 13 Million Dollars?www.marchahead.co.in
  22. 22. 20. . REMCloud.com is a recently launched but popular social networking platform like twitter. What do people post on it or what is it an aggregator of_______?www.marchahead.co.in
  23. 23. 21.Poor girl did nothing wrong, was not credited for what she “did” and was part of a controversy during the 2011 Oscar Awardswww.marchahead.co.in
  24. 24. 22. X has not lost a match since 2003 – 418 matches without losing!! 37 Grand Slams, 21 Masters titles; unbeaten at Wimbledon. #1 ranked player in the world for 11 yearhas won 10 consecutive world titles. Career winning % - 96% (By comparison, Roger Federer has won 81 percent of his.) 15 Grand Slam Doubles Won Laureas Awards in 2002 & 08.www.marchahead.co.in
  25. 25. 23. President and CEO of the Aspen Institute, a nonpartisan educational and policy studies organization based in Washington, D.C. Previously held positions as Chairman and CEO of CNN and the Managing Editor of TIME. Appointed by President Obama to be the Chairman of the Broadcasting Board of Governors, which runs Voice of America, Radio Free Europe, and the other international broadcasts of the U.S. government.Who is this?www.marchahead.co.in
  26. 26. 24.Identify him?www.marchahead.co.in
  27. 27. 25.Please do stand up. Why it was in news in the recent past? (A proud creation of Mudra Communications)www.marchahead.co.in
  28. 28. PRELIMS OVER

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