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TARGET GK → IIFT - SNAP - TISS - XAT - CMAT :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: :thumbsup: (A COMPLETE GK REPOSITORY) Puys GK is an important part of all these Exams and cant be ignored… we have other threads where we post quest…



Puys GK is an important part of all these Exams and cant be ignored.. we have other threads where we post questions on daily basis BUT here we gonna do it in a more organised way and focus more on information on the category Basis.. just we need to put a part of our time on this as we got other sections too.... In short we gonna do exactly what's needed to be DONE!!

Many of our friends keep asking as how to go through GK part and whats needed to be done... Im sure this thread will help you all... I believe Helping and Sharing is the Best way to Learn more..So lets help each other out and make GK a Cakewalk mg mg mg mg

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Let me start with posting a doc on Countries-Capital-currency. We have seen questions from this topic in IIFT. So I am sharing a pdf that could be helpful for everyone... ATB 👍


There are many test module and a lot of information available through test.

If you are taking test and find some information important than, copy it somewhere and paste it on the Forum so everyone will not have to visit the same test again, and even if does, will be a good revison as the data will already have been read.

DAMS controversy

Tipaimukh Dam :- is a proposed embankment dam on the river Barak in Manipur state India ----> controversy :- Bangladeshi experts have said the massive dam will disrupt the seasonal rhythm of the river and have an adverse effect on downstream agriculture and fisheries.

Mullaperiyar Dam :- is a masonry gravity dam on the Periyar River in the Indian state of Kerala ----> controversy :- water realted b/w Tamilnadu & kerla .

Baglihar Dam :- is a run-of-the-river power project on the Chenab River in the southern Doda district of the Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir.---> controversy :- india & pakistan (indus water treaty )

Mettur Dam : - is one of the largest dams in India built in 1934.It was constructed in a gorge, ON the Kaveri River.

Controversy ---> The Mettur Dam has received attention of the public during the recent past because of the Cauvery water dispute between the States of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.

Book - Author

41 A New WorldAmit Chaudhuri

42 Antaranand Atal Bihari Vajpayi (Collection of Poems)

43 A Pair of Blue EyesThomas Hardy

44 A Passage To EnglandNirad C. Choudhury

45 A Passage To IndiaE. M. Foster

46 A Peep Into The PastVasant Navrekar

47 A Personal AdventureTheodore H. White

48 A Place Of NoahJose Greenfield

49 A Possible IndiaPartha Chatterjee

50 A Prisoner's ScrapbookL. K. Advani

51 A Revolutionary LifeLaxmi Sehgal

52 A Ridge Too FarCapt. Amarinder Singh

53 A River SutraGita Mehta

54 A Search For HomeSasthi Brata

55 A Secular AgendaArun Shaurie

56 A Sense Of Time S.H. Vatsyayan

57 A Shaft To SunlightPhilip Mason

58 A Simple PathLucinda Vardey

59 A Sin Of Colour Sunetra Gupta

60 A Spaniard In The WorksJohn Lennon

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top ten geothermal power stations

S.No. Station Country Capacity

1 Malitbog Power Station Philippines233

2 Wayang Windu Geothermal Power Station Indonesia227

3 Cerro Prieto Geothermal Power Station II Mexico220

4 Cerro Prieto Geothermal Power Station III Mexico220

5 Hellisheidi Power Station Iceland213

6 Salton Sea Power Station United States185

7 Wairakei Power Station New Zealand181

8Mount Salak Indonesia180

9Mahanagdong Power Station Philippines180

10 Cerro Prieto Geothermal Power Station I Mexico180

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A post by @Pushpak1987 in GK thread...this could be a useful one from IIFT's perspective. Thanks buddy!!

***** ORGANIZATIONS AND THEIR HEADQUARTERS ****** .........................................................................................
1. UNO - New York

2. UNICEF - New York

3. UNESCO - Paris

4. UNIDO - Vienna

5. WHO - Geneva

6. UNFPA - New York

7. ILO - Geneva ...

8. IMF - Washington DC

9. WTO - Geneva

10. International Court Of Justice - The Hague

11. International Atomic Energy Agency - Vienna

12. World Bank - Washington D.C.

13. International Committee of the Red Cross -Geneva

14. International Maritime Organisation - London

15. Universal Postal Union -Berne

16. Food and Agricultural Organisation - Rome

17. World Meteorological Organisation - Geneva

18. SAARC - Kathmandu

19. Amnesty International -London

20. Transparency International - Berlin

21. World Intellectual Property Organization - Geneva

22. International Renewable Energy Agency - Abu Dhabi(UAE) (Interim HQs)

23. Commonwealth of Nations - London

24. International Standards Organisation - Geneva

A homeless eight month-old Indian dog named 'Rupee' scripted history by becoming the first canine to reach Mount Everest Base Camp.


guys let get back to the same old thread..not many ppl are aware of this..plus we r not able to keep up with al the threads running simultaneously !! there s an alrdy existing iift,irma gk thread.. anthr snap,xat thrread.. lets focus at one thread so that we dnt miss out on anythng !!

Questions related to CAR BRANDS:

1.VOLKSWAGEN: audi,bentley,bugatti,lamborghini,porsche,skoda.....

2.BMW(Bayerische Motoren Werke): mini,rolls-royce,bmw-i,bmw-m.......

3.MERCEDES:maybach(now closed),AMG,BENZ.......

4.GENERAL MOTORS:cadillac,chevrolet,opel,gmc......

5.FIAT: ferrari,maserati,chrysler,alfa-romeo..........

6.TATA: jaguar,land-rover........

7.FORD: mustang,lincoln and a small stake in aston martin.......

8.TOYOTA: lexus,scion,daihatsu........

State wise folk dances:

Important River Valley Projects In India

1. Bhakra Nangal Project —On Sutlej in Punjab. Highest in India.Ht. 226m. Reservoir is called Gobind Sagar Lake.

2. Mandi Project— On Beas in HP

3. Chambal Valley Project—- On Chambal in MP & Rajasthan, 3 dams are there:- Gandhi Sagar Dam, Rana Pratap Sagar Dam and Jawahar Sagar Dam

4. Damodar Valley Project— On Damodar in Bihar(Now Jharkhand) & West Bengal, Based on Tennessee Valley Project USA

5. Hirakud Project— On Mahanadi in Orrisa, World's Longest Dam: 4801m

6. Rihand Project— On Son in Mirzapur, Reservoir is called Gobind Vallabh Pant reservoir.

7. Kosi Project— On Kosi in N.Bihar

8. Mayurkashi Project— On Mayurkashi in West Bengal

9. Kakrapara Project— On Tapi in Gujrat

10. Nizamsagar Project— On Manjra in Andhra Pradesh

11. Nagarjuna Sagar Project— On Krishna in Andhra Pradesh

12. Tugabhadra Project— On Tugabhadra in Andhra Pradesh & Karnataka

13. Shivasamudram Project— On Cauvery in Karnataka. It is the older river valley project in India.

14. Tata Hydel Scheme—- On Bhima in Maharashtra

15. Sharavathi Hydel Project— On Jog Falls in Karnataka

16. Kundah & Periyar Project—- In Tamil Nadu

17. Farakka Project — On Ganga in WB. Apart from power and irrigation it helps to remove silt for easy navigation.

18. Ukai Project—- On Tapti in Gujarat

19. Mahi Project—- On Mahi in Gujarat

20. Salal Project—-- On Chenab in J&K;

21. Mata Tila Multipurpose Project— On Betwa in Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh

22. Thein Project—- On Ravi, Punjab.

23. Pong Dam— On Beas, Punjab

24. Tehri Dam — On Bhgirathi, Uttarakhand

25. Sardar Sarovar Project—- On Narmada, Gujarat/MP

Top 10 Indian Companies By Maximum Revenue

S.No. Company Industry Revenue (billion $)

1 Indian Oil Indian Oil and Gas Operations 68.83

2 Reliance Industries Indian Oil and Gas Operations 58.90

3 Bharat Petroleum Indian Oil and Gas Operations 34.10

4 State Bank of India India Banking 32.40

5 Hindustan Petroleum Indian Oil and Gas Operations 28.50

6 Tata Motors India Consumer Durables 27.50

7 Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Indian Oil and Gas Operations 26.90

8 Tata Steel India Materials 26.05

9 Hindalco Industries India Materials 12.73

10 ICICI Bank India Banking 12.58😃

100 Years of Indian Cinema: Legendry Actors

General Knowledge Category


In the year 1913, the 1st Indian movie Raja Harishchandra unlocked the doors to the spectators giving a nonentity to an epoch of magnificence, glitz and enormity and a fascination with stars from time immemorial. As Indian Cinema witnesses a splendid century of compelling billions these days, let us put a glance at the actresses and actors across India whom we have well - liked not only for their captivating hysterics but also box-office demand, attractiveness, countrywide appeal.


N.T. RAMA RAO was a colossal of Telugu movies famed for playing legendary characters, counting Ram and Krishna. Later on in his profession, he toggled from playing divinities to the common man skirmishing the system. He became one of the most victorious crossovers from cinema to political affairs.


Dilip Kumar was the 1st man to get a Filmfare honor for performing. He was a superbly naturalistic male lead, one of the 1st mainstream performers to disdain theatricality in favor of a more modest approach. Emerging in many of milestone films of Bollywood, including Naya Daur, Madhumati, Ganga - Jamuna, Ram aur Shyam and Devdas is cited as the favored of countless future greats - from Amitabh Bachchan to Shahrukh Khan.


Amitabh Bachhan is a celebrity without analogous in Cinema, a man who has been ruling the film industry for an incomprehensibly long time. Best identified for playing the Angry Young Man during the Seventies when spectators thirsted for a combatant, Bachchan progressed over the years into a performer who can do anything at all from his “angry young man” character in Zanjeer, Sholay, Agneepath and Deewar through the idealistic and comedic male protagonist ofKabhi Kabhie, Silsila, Amar Akbar Anthony and Namak Halaal.


Director, Actor, Producer, Choreographer, Screenwriter there is not anything that he cannot do. An extremely esteemed artist, Kamal is incontestably a living legend, one who has prolonged himself further than the points of fathomable adaptability. Perchance most commended for his presentation in Nayagan movie of Mani Rathnam, he is a rigid system actor who respire the air his characters do. The beyond doubt inspiring thing, yet, is his rebuttal to be slotted into any one type of cinema.


The endearing vagrant of cinema, Raj Kapoor willingly put himself through the well-liked deprived man prism to amuse viewers by giving them just what they most craved for. Crammed with a nearly excruciating sanguinity, Raj Kapoor's screen guise scoffed at the hardest of epochs, spraying straightforward, utter bliss on gratifying audiences wishing for flee.


The term “Superstar” was given to Rajesh Khanna, who stirred admirer frenzy and hysterics of unparalleled extent. Film tradition says that the sheer spectacle of him rooted women to faint. Rajesh Khanna was much-loved not just for his hairdo, distinguishing kurta and oblique nod, but also for unforgettable screen characters like Anand, from whom he got a prompt and left a prerecorded exit memo to be played after his bereavement.


Just google”Rajnikanth jokes” and you will find out how Rajni twirls the globe like a basketball or how he is the only person who can calculate to perpetuity. He might be the most venerated Superstar of film industry, but very untimely in his profession did Rajnikanth made a decision to go exceptionally mainstream, espousing a grand personality that mythically outshone his imposing theatrical capabilities.


Film professionals frequently converse with revelation and speculate the verity that a performer of Balraj Sahni's competence never acknowledged a single award. A disarmingly normal actor with a classy style that obviously swerved away from ostentation, Sahni was an outstanding thwart for the Neorealist film makers in India. Numerous of his shows are performing master classes, but he will possibly be committed to memory for most for his tasks in Garam Hawa, where he engaged himself as an insolent Muslim man declining to leave India at the time of partition.


A pioneer artist from the corresponding cinema association, Naseeruddin Shah's brunt on Indian pop ethnicity has been enormous. The 1st true celebrity of sovereign Hindi cinema, Naseeruddin was one of the few performers who thrived on both sides of the barrier. Few heroes can cope up a Tirchhi Topiwale together with a Mirch Masala, but Naseeruddin Shah remains every director's dream artist.


Mohanlal started his rendezvous with destiny as a bad character. After 25 films, he levered to playing the leading actor and also forged a hit affiliation with Priyadarshan. He has participated in a multiplicity of roles varying from romantic to catastrophic, humorist to theatrical while also making triumphant inroads into Hindi and Tamil cinema winning 3 National Awards for Best Actor, counting a unique Jury award.


When you are at a gullible time you make statues. But when you cultivate out of the segment, you enlarge your own personality. Undeniably when you are Dev Anand, the perfect hirdo, the cool collars and never say die stance is sufficient to have followers collapsing right, left & centre. With a profession straddling over 65 years along with 114 films, the everlastingly youthful Devsaab sustained to rule the spirits of the spectators from movies like Guide, C.I.D., Jewel Thief, Kala Pani in 1960s to his bereavement 2 years back.


When Dharmendra ruptured into screen with his chiseled countenance and superb traits, it had all the women in the addressees shuddering with enchantment at the influx of Indian Cinema's ultimate He-Man. Also well thought-out to be one of the most commercially triumphant stars, Dharam's famous career has extended over decades counting Sholay.


Known for his enthusiasm to trial and his keenness to detail, Aamir has engaged depicting class in his entire life, graduating from chocolate boy characters in Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander to thespian victories in Sarfarosh, Dil Chahta Hai, Rang De Basanti, Lagaan while making an commended entrance as director in Taare Zameen Par and starring in 3 Idiots which was one of the top grossing films in India.


From the recognizable recluse to a supreme superstar Shahrukh Khan enjoyed the incessant accomplishment for the supreme lump of his career. And at the same time as the significant adjudicators may be polarized concerning his performing expertise, evidently King Khan makes adequate of an inkling on the audience from performing the lover boy role in DDLJ to an anti - hero in the movie Darr and a hockey trainer in Chak De!-to still continue stamped in the civic perception for more than 2 decades.


When it comes to absolute resourcefulness and the capability to depict characters as diverse as cheese and chalk then Ashok Kumar recommence that elongating over 6 decades and 305 films, arraying from a the role of a grandfather to a debonair criminal. After all he is the most documented celebrity from the silent film of India and instantaneous post - independence epoch

NOn-Aligned Movement - HEADQUARTER :-Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia

Secretary-GeneraL:- Hassan Rouhan (IRAN)

----> Establishment :- 1961 in Belgrade as the Conference of Heads of State of Government of Non-Aligned Countries

current venue :-26–31 August 2012 at Tehran,Iran (16th summit) --->Theme :-" Lasting Peace through Joint Global Governance ".

next venue :- 2015 Venezuela Caracas (17th )

South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC):- HEADQUARTER :- Kathmandu, Nepal

Secretary-General :-Ahmed Saleem (MALDIVES)

----> Establishment :- 8 December 1985

current venue:- 'Addu City of Maldives on 11 November 2011 (17th summit) ----> theme:- “Building Bridges”

next venue :-Kathmandu Khil Raj Regmi ,nepal (18th summit) on 2013

Mekong–Ganga Cooperation :-

It comprises six member countries, namely India, Thailand, Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. They emphasised four areas of cooperation, which are tourism, culture, education, and transportation linkage in order to be solid foundation for future trade and investment cooperation in the region.

Establishment:-November 10, 2000

current venue:- New Delhi on 3–4 September 2012(6th)

FOR MORE INFO : http://www.aseanindia.com/about/mgc/


Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) :-

Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore Thailand ,Brunei, Burma (Myanmar), Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam ---> HEADQUARTER:- Indonesia Jakarta, Indonesia

Secretary-GeneraL:-Le Luong Minh (VIETNAM)

Establishment --->Bangkok Declaration 8 August 1967

CURRENT VENUE:- 24-25 April 2013 at Brunei ,Bandar Seri Begawan

--> theme :- "Our People, Our Future Together"

NEXT VENUE :- 9-10 October 2013 at Brunei ,Bandar Seri Begawan

Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) :-

Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Bhutan and Nepal. HEADQUARTER :-Dhaka

Establishment :- June 6, 1997

can we have the themes of various summits??? like BRICS , SAARC etc that have happened in the current year

Hi Guys , today's test will start at 10.30 pm-11.30 pm and i have chosen a wide topic of "books and authors" for the same . I urge you all to revise and get familiar with the books.
Every 10 min's five questions will be posted . after the onset of 10 min's i will disable comment on the post provide correct ans and then move to a new post for the next 10 min's so overall 30 q's i will be posting.
if anybody wants to post questions make sure you have a 10 minute window .
One request just dont bombard the thread with posts . At the end I will acumulate the books asked at a place and share in a file format.
If you guys have any suggestion most welcome else comment on the post and say " Hola" !!

EARLY FIVE : name the authors : Answers

1) Inheritance of loss - kiran desai

2) Interpreter of Maladies – jhumpa lehri

3) The God of Small things- arundhati roy

4) Midnight's Children –salman rushdie

5 ) In a Free state - v.s. Naipaul

Tha Garden of Evening Mists


My Friend Sancho

Tinderbox: The past and future of Pakistan

The Idea of Justice

ansrs:1)Tan Twan Eng 2)Dan Brown3)Amit Varma4)MJ Akbar5)Amartya Sen