31 Aug

English Vocabulary

English Vocabulary

Imbroglio – Complicated or confused situation.
Clamour – Din.
Secede – To withdraw from membership.
Galore – In plenty.
Brethren – Brothers.
Ingratitude – Lack of gratitude.
Naïve – Unsophisticated.
Monger – Trader.
Arson – Unlawful act of setting on fire.
Succumb – To give way to, to yield.

Rampart – Broad wall built as a defense.
Lofty – Very high.
Partisan – One devoted to a cause, a group, a party.
Oration – A formal public speech.
Trot – Run at moderate space with small steps.
Obdurate – Stubborn.
Heinous – Hateful.
Repudiate – To disown.
Jingo – Bellicose patriot.
Impudence – Being shamelessly rude.
Riposte – A swift sharp reply in speech or action.
Vintage – The time when something of quality was produced.
Oppression – Tyrannies.
Dissident – Being disagree.
Juncture – Point of time.
Divisive – Causing disagreement or hostility between people.

31 Aug

Important Tiger Reserves of India (Kaziranga,Corbett, Sariska, etc)

Important Tiger Reserves of India:

Kaziranga – Assam
Manas – Assam
Nameri – Assam
Namdapha – Arunachal Pradesh
Nagarjunsagar – Andhra Pradesh
Valmiki – Bihar

Indravati – Chhattisgarh
Bandipur – Karnataka
Palamau – Jharkhand
Nagarhole – Karnataka
Corbett – Uttarakhand
Kanha – Madhya Pradesh
Bor – Maharashtra
Periyar – Kerala

Dudhwa – Uttar Pradesh
Simplipal – Odisha
Renthambore – Rajasthan
Melghat – Maharashtra
Sariska – Rajasthan
Pench – Madhya Pradesh

Bori, Satpura, Pachmari – Madhya Pradesh
Sathyamangalam – Tamil Nadu
Kawal – Telangana
Mukundra Hills – Rajasthan
Pilbhit – Uttar Pradesh

16 Aug

Number of Players in Popular Sports / Games

Number of Players in Popular Sports / Games

Sports Number of Players

(on each side or in each team)

Baseball 9
Rugby football 15
Polo 4
Water polo 7
Kho Kho 9
Kabaddi 7
Hockey, Football and Cricket 11
Netball 7
Volleyball 6
Badminton, Tennis and Table tennis 1 or 2 (Singles & Doubles respectively)
Basketball 5
Gymnastic Several individuals compete simultaneously
Billiards / Snooker 1
Boxing / Chess 1
Bridge 2
Croquet 13 or 15
Golf Several individuals compete simultaneously
Lacrosse 12
Number of Players in Popular Sports / Games

Number of Players in Popular Sports / Games

16 Aug

Some Important Official Books (Green Book, White Book, Orange Book, etc)

Some Important Official Books:

Green Book : Official reports or publications of Italy & Iran

White Book : The official publications of Portugal, China & Germany

Blue Book : Any official report of the British government

Yellow Book : The report or publication of the French government

Orange Book : Official report of the government of Netherlands

Red Book : Book banished in a country

White Book : Official Publication of Germany, Portugal and China
White Paper : The authoritative recital of facts issued by the government stating its views on a particular matter.

Grey Book : Report of the government of Belgium and Japan
Joint Paper : The joint report of two or more than two governments