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September 28, 2016

English Vocabulary from "The Hindu News Paper" - 27th September 2016

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Hai  Friends I'm Kani. Here I'm sharing English Vocabulary from Editorial section of The Hindu dated 27th September 2016. Happy reading :)

Note : Click on the titles to read the Editorials.

Topic 1 : "Positive signals from the GST Council"

  • Council - a group of people elected or chosen to make decisions or give advice on a particular subject, to represent a particular group, or to run a particular organization
  • Fortnight - a period of two weeks
  • Signing off - to announce the end of something
  • Constitution - the set of political principles by which a state or organization is governed
  • Amendment -  a change made to a law or agreement
  • Regime - a system of rules that control something
  • Flagging off - to inaugurate something
  • The nitty-gritty - the basic facts of a situation
  • Outcome - the final result of a process, meeting, activity etc
  • Doable - able to be done

Reasoning : Blood Relations Practice Problems with Explanations - Part 2

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  1. Pointing to a man in a photograph, a woman said, His brother's father is the only son of my grandfather". How is the woman related to that man in the photograph ?
    1. Mother
    2. Sister
    3. Aunt
    4. Daughter
    5. Grandmother
  2. Introducing a girl, Amit said, 'This girl is the wife of the grandson of my mother". How is Amit related to the girl ?
    1. Father
    2. Father-in-law
    3. Grandfather
    4. Husband
    5. None of these

September 2016 : Expected Current Affairs Quiz - Set 18

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India has recently test-fired a long-range surface-to-air missile from the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) base at Chandipur in Odisha. Name it ?

‘Barak-8' has been jointly developed by India and which country ?

Name the first person to run a marathon in space ?


English Synonyms & Antonyms for Competitive Exams - Set 3

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Hello everyone, here are the set 3 of Synonyms & Antonyms for Competitive Exams. Happy Reading :)

English Synonyms & Antonyms for Competitive Exams - Set 3
  • Cajole (Verb)
    • Meaning : to persuade someone to do something they might not want to do, by pleasant talk and (sometimes false) promises
    • Synonyms
      • Beguile
      • Inveigle
      • Coax
      • Flatter
      • Blandish
      • Wheedle
    • Antonyms :
      • Dampen
      • Cool
      • Flaunt
      • Dam
      • Dissiuade

Latest Banking Awareness Quiz for IBPS Bank Exams 2016

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  1. RBI updated KYC norms on 2 September 2016. In this context, KYC stands for _____________ 
    1. Know Your Copy
    2. Know Your Custom
    3. Know Your Customer
    4. Know Your Credential
    5. Know Your Cashier
  2. Which of the following statement is correct regarding KYC ?
    1. KYC is a process by which banks obtain information about the identity and address of the customers.
    2. KYC procedure is to be completed by the banks while opening accounts.
    3. Banks required periodically update their customers' KYC details.
    4. KYC process helps to ensure that banks' services are not misused.
    5. All of above 

English Vocabulary in 365 Days - Lesson 43

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Hello everyone, in our Lesson 42, we learnt about the prefix MicroMicro represents the meanings small; minuteToday we shall see the prefixes mini, minim. Happy Reading :)

Day 43 : Mini, Minim

  • mini, minim - small; least; short
Let's try to understand this with some examples
  • miniature (noun) = an image on a small scale
    • mini - Prefix = small
    • ate - Suffix = cause to be
    • ure - Suffix = the action of 
  • minimize (verb) = to reduce something, especially something bad, to the lowest possible level. 
    • minim - Prefix - least
    • ize - Suffix = to make
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