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  1. 1. Business GK AFTERSCHO☺OL – DEVELOPING CHANGE MAKERS CENTRE FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURSHIP PGPSE PROGRAMME – World’s Most Comprehensive programmes in social entrepreneurship & spiritual entrepreneurship OPEN FOR ALL FREE FOR ALL
  2. 2. Business GK Dr. T.K. Jain. AFTERSCHO☺OL Centre for social entrepreneurship Bikaner M: 9414430763 [email_address] www.afterschool.tk , www.afterschoool.tk
  3. 3. 1. <ul><li>Which of the following organizations recently issued some guide lines related to Participatory Notes as used in the financial world? </li></ul><ul><li>(1) SEBI </li></ul><ul><li>(2) IRDA </li></ul><ul><li>(3) RBI </li></ul><ul><li>(4) AMFI </li></ul><ul><li>SOLUTION </li></ul><ul><li>(1) </li></ul>
  4. 4. 2 <ul><li>Which of the following is a type of tax levied by the government on goods and services? </li></ul><ul><li>(1) PAN </li></ul><ul><li>(2) NET </li></ul><ul><li>(3) SAT </li></ul><ul><li>(4) VAT </li></ul><ul><li>SOLUTION : </li></ul><ul><li>(4) </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>UNO has declared year 2008 as the year of </li></ul><ul><li>Water Harvesting </li></ul><ul><li>Potato </li></ul><ul><li>AIDS Preventior </li></ul><ul><li>Social Justice to children </li></ul><ul><li>SOLUTION : </li></ul><ul><li>(2) </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Who was the first Indian gold medal winner in the Beijing Olympic Games 2008? </li></ul><ul><li>(1) Vikram Rathore </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Avneet Kaur Sidhn </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Deepali Deshpandey </li></ul><ul><li>(4) Abhinav Bindra </li></ul><ul><li>SOLUTION </li></ul><ul><li>(4) </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>Which of the following State Governments launched a Rs. 40,000 crore “Ganga Expressway Project”? </li></ul><ul><li>(1) West Bengal </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Madliya Pradesh </li></ul><ul><li>(3) BIHAR </li></ul><ul><li>(4) Uttar Pradesh </li></ul><ul><li>SOLUTION </li></ul><ul><li>(4) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Who received the Wisden Award for the ‘Indian Cricketer of the 20th Century’? <ul><li>(1) SunilGavaskar </li></ul><ul><li>(2) KapiL Dcv </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Sachin Tendulkar </li></ul><ul><li>(4) AntI Kumble </li></ul><ul><li>SOLUTION </li></ul><ul><li>(2) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Who has been awarded the Rashtriya Krantiveer Award 2008? <ul><li>(1) ArundhatiRoy </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Amn Kejriwal </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Medha Patekar </li></ul><ul><li>(4) Kiran Bedi </li></ul><ul><li>SOLUTION </li></ul><ul><li>(3) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Who amongst the following was selected as the ‘ Banker of the Year 2007’ by the Business Standard? <ul><li>(I) Anil Khandelwal </li></ul><ul><li>(2) K. C. Chaktabarty </li></ul><ul><li>(3) M. V. Kamath </li></ul><ul><li>(4) 0. P. Bhatt </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>(4) </li></ul>
  11. 11. The provision of credit and other financial services and products of every small amount to the poor in rural and semi-urban and urban areas to enable them to raise their income level and living standard is known as <ul><li>(I) Micro Credit (2) Personal Banking </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Corporate Banking </li></ul><ul><li>(4) Non-Banking Finance </li></ul><ul><li>Solution (1) </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Which of the following states has declared 2008 as the ‘Year of Education”? </li></ul><ul><li>(1) Gujarat </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Bihar </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Harayana </li></ul><ul><li>(4) Uttar Pradesh </li></ul><ul><li>Solution (3) </li></ul>
  13. 13. According to the World Development Indicators (WDI) 2008, the Indian economy measured at gross national income, has been ranked at _____ position. <ul><li>(1)5 t (2) 4 th (3) 3rd (4) 6 th </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>(2) </li></ul>
  14. 14. Which of the following owns the ‘Easy Day’ retail stores? <ul><li>(1) Reliance Retail </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Bharti Retail </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Wal-Mart </li></ul><ul><li>(4) Birta Retail More </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>(2) </li></ul>
  15. 15. India recently signed an agreement with which country which is named as “A Shared Vision for 21 st century”? <ul><li>CHINA </li></ul>
  16. 16. <ul><li>Which of the following states in India had the maximum number of Special Economic Zones (SEZ5) as per approval till March 2008? </li></ul><ul><li>(1) West Bengal </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Karnataka </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Gujarat </li></ul><ul><li>(4) Maharashlra </li></ul><ul><li>SOLUTION </li></ul><ul><li>(4) </li></ul>
  17. 17. <ul><li>Where will the 2012 Olympic Games beheld? </li></ul><ul><li>(1) Los Angeles </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Beijing </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Seoul </li></ul><ul><li>(4) London </li></ul><ul><li>SOLUTION </li></ul><ul><li>(4) </li></ul>
  18. 18. Who is the largest producer of coffee in the world? <ul><li>Brazil </li></ul>
  19. 19. Recently SEBI has exempted the people of ------ state for mentioning Permanent Account Number (PAN) while trading mutual finds. <ul><li>(1) Nagaland </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Arunachal Pradesh </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Sikkim </li></ul><ul><li>(4) J& K </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: </li></ul><ul><li>(3) </li></ul>
  20. 20. Presentl Postal Index Number (PIN) is in six digits. But from 2009, the government has proposed to introduce PIN con- <ul><li>(1)8 digit </li></ul><ul><li>(2) 9 digit </li></ul><ul><li>(3) 7 digits </li></ul><ul><li>(4) 10 digits </li></ul><ul><li>Solution (1) </li></ul>
  21. 21. In its thirteenth flight PSLV-C9 successfully launched ten satel- Ihes with a total weight of 820 kg. Which of the foliowing satellites launched by PSLV-C9 is not a nano satellite? <ul><li>(1) RUBIN-8 </li></ul><ul><li>(2) NLS-5 </li></ul><ul><li>(3) NLS-4 </li></ul><ul><li>(4) IMS -1 </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: (4) </li></ul>
  22. 22. <ul><li>Bajaj Auto has entered intojoint venture with car maker Renault and ____ to manufacture a small car in lndia by 2Oll. </li></ul><ul><li>(1) Honda </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Nissan </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Ford </li></ul><ul><li>(4) Suzuki </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>(2) </li></ul>
  23. 23. <ul><li>‘ Big Bazzar’ Chain of stores is managed by which group? </li></ul><ul><li>(1) Jindal Group </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Future Group </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Tata Group </li></ul><ul><li>(4) Aditya Birla Group </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>(2) </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Which of the following countries is not a part of G-8 Group of countries? </li></ul><ul><li>(1) Japan </li></ul><ul><li>(2) China </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Germany </li></ul><ul><li>(4) Britain </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>(2) </li></ul>
  25. 25. <ul><li>Arthasastra relates to -- </li></ul><ul><li>(1) Press </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Politics </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Management </li></ul><ul><li>(4) Bureaucracy </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>(2) (the book is written by Chanakya) </li></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>Who was the first gold medal winner of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games? </li></ul><ul><li>(1) Katerina Emmons </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Michael Phelps </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Nicole Cooke </li></ul><ul><li>(4) Xian Dongmei </li></ul><ul><li>Solution .. </li></ul><ul><li>(1) </li></ul>
  27. 27. <ul><li>How many Indian companies figure on the latest Fortune 500 Globlal list? </li></ul><ul><li>(1) Seven </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Ten </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Five </li></ul><ul><li>(4)four </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>(1) </li></ul>
  28. 28. <ul><li>The cyclone that struck Myanmar in May2008 was </li></ul><ul><li>(1) Faacxs </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Nargis </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Willy-Wffly </li></ul><ul><li>(4) Nasim </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>(2) </li></ul>
  29. 29. <ul><li>Entero Virus 71 (BY 71) is responsible for </li></ul><ul><li>(1) skin infection </li></ul><ul><li>(2) a new form of bird flu </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Japanese encephalitis </li></ul><ul><li>(4) hand-foot-mouth disease </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>(4) </li></ul>
  30. 30. <ul><li>Who among the following won the Magsaysay Award 2008 for community leadership? </li></ul><ul><li>(1) Syafli Maarif </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Prakash Amte and Mandakini Amte </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Mahabir Puri </li></ul><ul><li>(4) None of these </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>(2) </li></ul>
  31. 31. <ul><li>Recently, leaders of G-8 Countries eudorsed a proposal to halve Carbon emissions by the year </li></ul><ul><li>(1) 2025 </li></ul><ul><li>(2) 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>(3) 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>(4 )2050 </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>(4) </li></ul>
  32. 32. <ul><li>Michael Phelps who won the highest number of gold medals in Beijing Olympic Games 2008 broke the record of </li></ul><ul><li>(1) Crocker </li></ul><ul><li>(2) Rebecca Adlington </li></ul><ul><li>(3) Mark Spitz </li></ul><ul><li>(4) None of these </li></ul><ul><li>SOLUTION </li></ul><ul><li>(3) </li></ul>
  33. 33. <ul><li>RIM (Research in Motion) has recently announced launch of ‘Black Berry Bold’ in India in association with Airtel and Vodafone. RIM is based in which country? </li></ul><ul><li>SOLUTION </li></ul><ul><li>CANADA </li></ul>
  34. 34. OPEC is an organization of West Asia which takes decisions about petroleum production in gulf coun tries? Which of the following is right expansion of OPEC? <ul><li>Oil Producing & Exporting Countries </li></ul>
  35. 35. Saina Nehwal is associated with which game? <ul><li>Badminton </li></ul>
  36. 36. What does DC stand for in Washington DC? <ul><li>District of California </li></ul>
  37. 37. Vertu, a company which designs and sells luxury phone which ranges from Rs. 3.57 lakhs to Rs. 1.62 crore is a subsidiary of which of the following mobile handset companies? <ul><li>Nokia </li></ul>
  38. 38. Which hospital chain has started a seven star hospital recently? <ul><li>Max </li></ul>
  39. 39. <ul><li>Greeting and gifting conpany Archives has recently fled up vith which retail shop chain to sale its products as shop-in stores? </li></ul><ul><li>Answer </li></ul><ul><li>Reliance </li></ul>
  40. 40. Rafael Nadal won French open 2008, men’s singles tittle for fourth consecutive time. Nadal defeated which player in Frech Open’s 08 final? <ul><li>Roser Federer </li></ul>
  41. 41. India recently won a trophy in Cricket test series against Australia? <ul><li>Border Gavaskar Trophy by 2-0 </li></ul>
  42. 42. <ul><li>Researchers have devebped a catalyst to make the hydrogen powered cars more practical in fiture. Which of the following elemens is used as catalyst? </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>Rhodium </li></ul>
  43. 43. <ul><li>Latest projection made by Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology indicated that India to be 4 degrees hotter in </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>Next 40 years. </li></ul>
  44. 44. <ul><li>India has recently signed a revised Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) with </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>Syria </li></ul>
  45. 45. <ul><li>University of Washington researchers have discovered a new software, </li></ul><ul><li>which can enable blind and visually impaired people to surf the internet at any place. The software is known As </li></ul><ul><li>Answer: Web anywhere </li></ul>
  46. 46. <ul><li>Which of the following vitamins is responsible to keep the heart fit as a fiddle, besides developing strong bones, healthy immune system and protection against cancer? </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>Vitamin D. </li></ul>
  47. 47. <ul><li>Who is heading Coca Cola as president and CEO of the company? </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>Atul Singh </li></ul>
  48. 48. <ul><li>Which private Indian company figured in Fortune list of top 500 companies. </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>Reliance </li></ul>
  49. 49. <ul><li>Reliance is inking a deal with which famous Hollywood director? </li></ul><ul><li>Solution: </li></ul><ul><li>Steven Spielberg </li></ul>
  50. 50. <ul><li>Who is appointed as Chancellor of the India Institute of Space Science and Technology (lIST), Thiruvananthapuram? </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>APJ Abdul Kalam </li></ul>
  51. 51. <ul><li>‘ Foundation for Amity and Natioanl Solidarity which was founded in 1984 has awarded ‘National Amity Award 2008’ to a renowned journalist. What is the name of the personality? </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>Khushwant Singh </li></ul>
  52. 52. <ul><li>Goldman Sachs acquired stake worth </li></ul><ul><li>$ 50 million in </li></ul><ul><li>Solution </li></ul><ul><li>Sterling & Wilson </li></ul>
  53. 53. <ul><li>Which of the following public sector ccompanies has been recently granted Navratna status by the Union Government? </li></ul><ul><li>Solutions…. </li></ul><ul><li>bharat electronics Ltd. </li></ul>
  54. 54. What is virtual banking ? <ul><li>Extensive use of IT and latest technology which can enable us to take advantages of banking anywhere and everywhere is called virtual banking. For example extensive use of ATM, electronic payments, credit cards, Electronic fund transfer are all features of virtual banking. </li></ul>
  55. 55. Features of Virtual banking? <ul><li>EFT (electronic fund transfer) </li></ul><ul><li>MICR ( magnetic ink character recognition) </li></ul><ul><li>ATM (automated teller machine) </li></ul><ul><li>ECSS (electronic clearning service scheme) </li></ul><ul><li>DVP (delivery vs. payment) </li></ul><ul><li>INFINET (Indian financial Network) etc. </li></ul>
  56. 56. ABOUT AFTERSCHO☺OL <ul><li>Afterschoool conducts three year integrated PGPSE (after class 12 th along with IAS / CA / CS ) and 18 month PGPSE (Post Graduate Programme in Social Entrepreneurship) along with preparation for CS / CFP / CFA /CMA / FRM . This course is also available online also. It also conducts workshops on social entrepreneurship in schools and colleges all over India – start social entrepreneurship club in your institution today with the help from afterschoool and help us in developing society. </li></ul>
  57. 57. Why such a programme? <ul><li>To promote people to take up entrepreneurship and help develop the society </li></ul><ul><li>To enable people to take up franchising and other such options to start a business / social development project </li></ul><ul><li>To enable people to take up social development as their mission </li></ul><ul><li>To enable people to promote spirituality and positive thinking in the world </li></ul>
  58. 58. Who are our supporters? <ul><li>Afterschoolians, our past beneficiaries, entrepreneurs and social entrepreneurs are supporting us. </li></ul><ul><li>You can also support us – not necessarily by money – but by being promotor of our concept and our ideas. </li></ul>
  59. 59. About AFTERSCHO☺OL PGPSE – the best programme for developing great entrepreneurs <ul><li>Most flexible, adaptive but rigorous programme </li></ul><ul><li>Available in distance learning mode </li></ul><ul><li>Case study focused- latest cases </li></ul><ul><li>Industry oriented practical curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Designed to make you entrepreneurs – not just an employee </li></ul><ul><li>Option to take up part time job – so earn while you learn </li></ul><ul><li>The only absolutely free course on internet </li></ul>
  60. 60. Workshops from AFTERSCHO☺OL <ul><li>IIF, Delhi </li></ul><ul><li>CIPS, Jaipur </li></ul><ul><li>ICSI Hyderabad Branch </li></ul><ul><li>Gyan Vihar, Jaipur </li></ul><ul><li>Apex Institute of Management, Jaipur </li></ul><ul><li>Aravali Institute of Management, Jodhpur </li></ul><ul><li>Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneshwar </li></ul><ul><li>Pacific Institute, Udaipur </li></ul><ul><li>Engineering College, Hyderabad </li></ul>
  61. 61. Flexible Specialisations: <ul><li>Spiritualising business and society </li></ul><ul><li>Rural development and transformation </li></ul><ul><li>HRD and Education, Social Development </li></ul><ul><li>NGO and voluntary work </li></ul><ul><li>Investment analysis,microfinance and inclusion </li></ul><ul><li>Retail sector, BPO, KPO </li></ul><ul><li>Accounting & Information system (with CA / CS /CMA) </li></ul><ul><li>Hospital management and Health care </li></ul><ul><li>Hospitality sector and culture and heritage </li></ul><ul><li>Other sectors of high growth, high technology and social relevance </li></ul>
  62. 62. Salient features: <ul><li>The only programme of its kind (in the whole world) </li></ul><ul><li>No publicity and low profile course </li></ul><ul><li>For those who want to achieve success in life – not just a degree </li></ul><ul><li>Flexible – you may stay for a month and continue the rest of the education by distance mode. / you may attend weekend classes </li></ul><ul><li>Scholarships for those from poor economic background </li></ul><ul><li>Latest and constantly changing curriculum – keeping pace with the time </li></ul><ul><li>Placement for those who are interested </li></ul><ul><li>Admissions open throughout the year </li></ul><ul><li>Latest and most advanced technologies, books and study material </li></ul>
  63. 63. Components <ul><li>Pedagogy curriculum and approach based on IIM Ahmedabad and ISB Hyderabad (the founder is alumnus from IIMA & ISB Hyderabad) </li></ul><ul><li>Meditation, spiritualisation, and self development </li></ul><ul><li>EsGotitial softwares for business </li></ul><ul><li>Business plan, Research projects </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in conferences / seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Workshops on leadership, team building etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Written submissions of research projects/articles / papers </li></ul><ul><li>Interview of entrepreneurs, writing biographies of entrepreneurs </li></ul><ul><li>Editing of journals / newsletters </li></ul><ul><li>Consultancy / research projects </li></ul><ul><li>Assignments, communication skill workshops </li></ul><ul><li>Participation in conferences and seminars </li></ul><ul><li>Group discussions, mock interviews, self development diaryng </li></ul><ul><li>Mind Power Training & writing workshop (by Dr. T.K.Jain) </li></ul>
  64. 64. Pedagogy <ul><li>Case analysis, </li></ul><ul><li>Articles from Harvard Business Review </li></ul><ul><li>Quiz, seminars, workshops, games, </li></ul><ul><li>Visits to entrepreneurs and industrial visits </li></ul><ul><li>PreGotitations, Latest audio-visuals </li></ul><ul><li>Group discussions and group projects </li></ul><ul><li>Periodic self assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Mentoring and counselling </li></ul><ul><li>Study exchange programme (with institutions out of India) </li></ul><ul><li>Rural development / Social welfare projects </li></ul>
  65. 65. Branches <ul><li>AFTERSCHO☺OL will shortly open its branches in important cities in India including Delhi, Kota, Mumbai, Gurgaon and other important cities. Afterschooolians will be responsible for managing and developing these branches – and for promoting social entrepreneurs. </li></ul>
  66. 66. Case Studies <ul><li>We want to write case studies on social entrepreneurs, first generation entrepreneurs, ethical entrepreneurs. Please help us in this process. Help us to be in touch with entrepreneurs, so that we may develop entrepreneurs. </li></ul>
  67. 67. Basic values at AFTERSCHO☺OL <ul><li>Share to learn more </li></ul><ul><li>Interact to develop yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Fear is your worst enemy </li></ul><ul><li>Make mistakes to learn </li></ul><ul><li>Study & discuss in a group </li></ul><ul><li>Criticism is the healthy route to mutual support and help </li></ul><ul><li>Ask fundamental questions : why, when, how & where? </li></ul><ul><li>Embrace change – and compete with yourself only </li></ul>
  68. 68. www.afterschoool.tk social entrepreneurship for better society

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