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General Knowledge - General Awareness Quiz - Questions and Answers, GK 2016


1. Where are the headquarters of International Paralympic Committee (IPC)?


2. Sanjeev Rajput is associated with which sports?


3. In context to India's defence system, "Pinaka II" refers which one of the following?


4. Who of the following has won the gold in the women's 10 metre air rifle event at the Swedish Cup Grand Prix?


5. Dev Javia is associated with which sports?



6. Who has become the first ever lyricist to enter the Guinness Book of World Records?


7. Who is the newly appointed CMD of Jute Corporation of India Ltd. (JCI)?


8. The Kanger Ghati National Park is located in which state of India?


9. The book "Chandigarh is in India" has been authored by whom?


10. Which of the following organisations published the World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) 2016 report?


General Knowledge

1. World Geography -Test-01
2. World Geography -Test-02
3. World Geography -Test-03
4. Geography of India -Test-01
5. Geography of India -Test-02
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
13. History of India - Test - 05
14. History of India - Test - 06
15. History of India - Test - 07
16. INM-Test-01
17. INM-Test-02
18. INM-Test-03
19. INM-Test-04
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    Prabodhini Ekadashi

    Prabodhini Ekadashi is also known as Dev Uthani Ekadashi and Devutthana Ekadashi.
    Parana means breaking the fast. Ekadashi Parana is done after sunrise on next day of Ekadashi fast. It is necessary to do Parana within Dwadashi Tithi unless Dwadashi is over before sunrise. Not doing Parana within Dwadashi is similar to an offence.
    Parana should not be done during Hari Vasara. One should wait for Hari Vasara to get over before breaking the fast. Hari Vasara is first one fourth duration of Dwadashi Tithi. The most preferred time to break the fast is Pratahkal. One should avoid breaking the fast during Madhyahna. If due to some reasons one is not able to break the fast during Pratahkal then one should do it after Madhyahna.
    At times Ekadashi fasting is suggested on two consecutive days. It is advised that Smartha with family should observe fasting on first day only. The alternate Ekadashi fasting, which is the second one, is suggested for Sanyasis, widows and for those who want Moksha. When alternate Ekadashi fasting is suggested for Smartha it coincides with Vaishnava Ekadashi fasting day.
    Ekadashi fasting on both days is suggested for staunch devotees who seek for love and affection of Lord Vishnu.


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