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General Knowledge - General Awareness Quiz - Questions and Answers, GK 2013


1. Who among the following is the author of the book titled 'Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and Germany'?


2. In 2013, Sachin Tendulkar was named in the Wisden all-time World Test XI. Who is the captain of this team?


3. The Union Cabinet has in 2013 (May 2013) given its approval for declaring the year 2013 as 'Water Conservation Year-2013. What is the share of India in world's renewable water resources?


4. In 2013, who among the following has announced to set aside at least 20 per cent of his family's wealth for education?


5. The Supreme Court of India has in 2013 rejected a Swiss based Pharma company's plea for getting its blood cancer drug Glivec patented in India and to restrain Indian companies from manufacturing generic drugs. Which among the following is that company?



6. Name the last scion of the erstwhile Mysore royal family, who passed away in 2013?


7. Who amongst the following replaced Adi Godrej as the new chairperson of CII (Confederation of Indian Industry) for 2014-15?


8. As per the United Nations, World Population Prospects-2012, India will become most populous country in the world by_________?


9. In 2013, which of the following state government has given its approval for tapping unfermented sap or neera from the coconut?


10. Who among the following has claimed the women's +75kg gold medal in the National weightlifting championship 2013?


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6. Geography of India -Test-03
7. Geography of India -Test-04
8. Geography of India -Test-05
9. History of India - Test - 01
10. History of India - Test - 02
11. History of India - Test - 03
12. History of India - Test - 04
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14. History of India - Test - 06
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    Asafoetida (E), Devil's dung (E), Hingu (H):

    Hingu is a very calming herb used to treat spasmodic pain. It first stimulates but then, like most stimulants, causes a burning out and dullness of the mind. It is a very useful, pungently aromatic, antispasmodic and carminative herb.

    Digestion Its sharp, hot and unctuous property helps to clear high vata in the digestive tract, treating bloating, flatulence, colic and undigested food in the stool; it moves samana vayu and draws apana vayu down. Hingu is useful for addressing flora imbalance, especially Candida albicans and worms. Its hot quality strengthens agni but can easily aggravate pitta. Nerves An excellent antispasmodic in cough, asthma, cramps and intestinal spasm. It prevents apana vayu from reversing its flow upwards and sends it down. It is of benefit in high vata conditions such as paralysis, sciatica and epilepsy as it nourishes majja dhatu. Useful for stagnation in the nervous system due to exhaustion or blockages. Heart Its stimulating properties can help to clear cardiac pain and other vata disorders caused by obstructed vyana vayu. Gynaecology It immediately enters artava srotas via rasa dhatu and has a powerful influence on menstruation. It can specifically clear leucorrhoea with a kapha pathology. It has a beneficial effect on ovulation and menstruation as it warms the uterus and prevents spasms. Reproduction As a hot and stimulating herb it can be used for cold and sluggish conditions such as low libido and impotence. It can also benefit infertility when there is a congested uterus from excess kapha.


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