[2013-2014] snap xat iift gk thread

First in Indian Politics.

1. First President of India - Dr. Rajendra Prasad.

2. First Woman President ofIndia - Mrs. Pratibha Patil

3. First Vice President ofIndia - Dr. S. Radhakrishnan.

4. First Muslim President ofIndia - Dr. Zakir Hussain.

5. First Sikh President of India - Giani Jail Singh.

6. First Prime Minister of India - Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru

7. First Woman Prime Minister ofIndia - Mrs. Indira Gandhi.

8. First Speaker of the Lok Sabha - G.V. Mavlankar.

9. First Chief Justice ofIndia Justice - H.L. Kania.

10. First Chairman of the Rajaya Sabha - Dr. S. Radhakrishnan.

11. First Woman Governor of a State - Mrs. Sarojini Naidu.

12 First Woman Chief Minister - Mrs. Sucheta Kripalani.

13. First Woman Central Minister -Rajkumari Amrit Kaur.

14. First Woman Speaker of Lok Sabha - Mrs. Shanno Devi.

15. First Woman IAS Officer - Anna George.

16. First Woman IPS Officer - Kiran Bedi.

17. First Woman Advocate - Carnelia Sorabji.

18. First Woman Judge - Anna Chandi.

19. First Woman Judge of High Court - Anna Chandi.

20. First Woman Judge of Supreme Court - M. Fathima Beevi.

21. First Woman Chief Justice of High Court - Justice Leela Seth.

22. First Chairman of Planning Commission - Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru.

23. First Chairman of Finance Commission - K.C. Niyogi.

24. First Acting Prime Minister of India - Guljari Lal Nanda.

25. First Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha - M. Ananthasayanam Ayyangar.

26. First recognised leader of opposition in Lok Sabha - Y.V. Chavan.

27. First recognised leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha - Lokpati Tripathi.

28. First Lok Sabha Election - 1952

29. First Chief Election Commissioner of India - Sukumar Sen.

30. First Woman Chief Election Commissioner of India - Smt. V.S. Rama Devi.

Hi All, Apart from GK has any other threads started for SNAP 2013-14 ?

Please post some previous SNAP papers and mocks too.


@Promi this is amazing.....work brother (Y)

hi all....

first of all, very good work @Promi .👏👏👍
how can i improve my current gk.?? i know reading newspaper regularly helps but i didn't care that much before(ignorance is bliss) and i doubt it will help my gk much at this point of time.so are there any online resources or any book that would help?

If i want to appear for SNAP which book i should prefer ? i have already joined the TIME INSTITUTE , is there any need for an exclusive study material ?

The term Footloose industry refers to _____?

  • Polluting Industries
  • Unorganized Sector
  • Retail Trade Business
  • Scattered Industries

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Dr. Manmohan Singh: Chairman, Planning Commission.
Ms. Meira Kumar: Speaker, Lok Sabha.

Mohammad Hamid Ansari: Chairman, Rajya Sabha.

Mr. P. J. Kurien: Deputy Chairman, Rajya Sabha.

Mr. Karia Munda: Deputy Speaker, Lok Sabha.

Mrs. Sushma Swaraj : Leader of Opposition (Lok Sabha)

. Mr. Arun Jaitley: Leader of Opposition (Rajya Sabha).

Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia: Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission.

Mr. V. S. Sampath: Chief Election Commissioner

Mr. Harishankar Brahma : Election Commissioner.

Syed Nasim Zaidi : Election Commissioner.

Mr. Shashi Kant Sharma : Comptroller and Auditor-General of India.

Mr. Justice K. G. Balakrishnan : Chairperson, National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

Mr. K. M. Chandrasekhar: Cabinet Secretary.

Mr. T. K. A. Nair : Principal Secretary to Prime Minister .

Mr. Justice M. N. Rao: Chairman, National Commission for Backward Classes.

Ms. Shanta Sinha: Chairperson, National Commission for Protection of Child Rights

Dr. Buta Singh: Chairman, National Commission for Scheduled Castes

Ms. Urmila Singh: Chairman, National Commission for Scheduled Tribes.

Prof. D. P. Agrawal: Chairman, UPSC.

Dr. M. S. Swaminathan : Chairman, National Commission on Farmers (NCF).

Mr. Shiv Shankar Menon: National Security Adviser and Special Adviser to PM (Internal Security).

Mr. S. C. Sinha : Director-General, National Investigation Agency (NIA).

Mr. Vinay Mittal: Chairman, Railway Board.


Raghuram Rajan - Next Governor of RBI

Robert Gabriel Mugabe - Re-elected President of Zimbabwe

Mamnoon Hussian - 12th President of Pakistan

Shaikh Jaber Al Mubarak Al Sabah - Reappointed Prime Minister of Kuwait

Sharad Kumar - New Chief of the National Investigation Agency

Mohamed ElBaradei - New Egypt's Vice - President

Hemant Soren - New Chief Ministeer of Jharkhand

Laxman Singh Rathore - Director General of Meteorology, IMD & WMO, has been elected as co-Vice Chairman of the IBCS

Tshering Tobgay - New PM of Bhutan

Waman Kendre - New Director of NATIONAL SCHOOL OF DRAMA


6 July - World Zoonoses Day, International Day of Cooperatives

11 July - World Population Day

12 July - Malala Day

18 July - Nelson Mandela International Day

26 July - Kargil Vijay Divas

28 July - World Hepatitis Day

29 July - International Tiger Day

30 July - International Tiger Day


Rajiv Gandhi Rashtriya Sadbhavna Award 2013 - Sarod Maestro Amjad Ali Khan

Tagore Award - Zubin Mehta

Emirates Woman Award 2013 - Vandana Gandhi

UN Education Award 2013 - Razia sultan L

okmanya Tilak Award - Metro Man "E Sreedharan

Which is the luxury car brand that has recently gained pole position in the Indian market in the dream car portfolio?

can anyone tel me what type f gk questns are generalt askd in cmat??static gk or current affairs?? and any gud link to study static gk??

The Appalachian Mountains are in which country?

Thank you everyone for appreciating my small effort..
Here are some important files

I know gk is boring so lets make it a bit interesting...I hope you will like the set

1. What programming language is GOOGLE developed in?

2. What is the expansion of YAHOO?

3. What is the expansion of ADIDAS?

4. Expansion of Star as in Star TV Network?

5. What is expansion of "ICICI?"

6. What does "baker's dozen" signify?

7. The 1984-85 season. 2nd ODI between India and Pakistan at Sialkot - India 210/3 with Vengsarkar 94*. Match abandoned. Why?

8. Who is the only man to have written the National Anthems for two different countries?

9. From what four word expression does the word `goodbye` derive?

10. How was Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu better known?

11. Name the only other country to have got independence on Aug 15th?

12. Why was James Bond Associated with the Number 007?

13. Who faced the first ball in the first ever One day match?

14. Which cricketer played for South Africa before it was banned from international cricket and later represented Zimbabwe?

15. The faces of which four Presidents are carved at Mt.Rushmore?

16. Which is the only country that is surrounded from all sides by only one country (other than Vatican )?

17. Which is the only sport which is not allowed to play left handed?

Answers :

1. Google is written in Python

2. Yet Another Hierarchy of Officious Oracle

3. ADIDAS- All Day I Dream About Sports(FOUNDER-ADolf DASsler(ADIDAS) AND RUdolf DASsler(RUDA-PUMA ) )

4. Satellite Television Asian Region

5. Industrial credit and Investments Corporation of India

6. A baker's dozen consists of 13 items - 1 more than the items in a normal dozen

7. That match was abandoned after people heard the news of Indira Gandhi being killed.

8. Rabindranath Tagore who wrote national anthem for two different countries one is our 's National anthem and another one is for Bangladesh- (Amar Sonar* *Bangla)

9. Goodbye comes from the ex-pression: 'god be with you'.

10. Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu is none other Mother Teresa.

11. South Korea.

12. Because 007 is the ISD code for Russia (or the USSR , as it was known during the cold war)

13. Geoffrey Boycott

14. John Traicos

15. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln

16. Lesotho surrounded from all sides by South Africa

17. Polo.

If you have time you people can go through this....
Enjoy... 😃

Never thought that so many people will be following this thread.Started just to discuss some gk as I myself is very bad in gk but thank you all for your appreciation.
Well more gk will be uploaded soon.

Few Mock SNAP questions are going to be posted every week in FB page to help aspirants get familiar and better...Please keep visiting the FB page for updates on it..and other tips for SNAP...:) And also stay connected with us on Pagal Guy thread

SNAP registrations started!

People go and register yourselves...

Can anyone give me some info on whether the dates for SNAP & TISS have clashed or not?

Can anyone give me some info on whether the dates for TISS & SNAP have clashed or not?

Hello puys, we are planning to put up first set of mock SNAP questions next week on Official SIOM FB page..which section would you like it on?