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Focus of the lesson is on previously asked general awareness questions in AFCAT examinations.

Sanjay Kumar is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Sanjay Kumar
Ex-Indian Army Professional with stints at MHA (IB) & Journalism I Speaker—Josh Talks I Focus Areas: General Studies & Security Analysis

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  1. AFCAT Previous Year General Awareness (2011-2017) Solved with Explanations BY: Sanjay Kumar (Ex-Indian Army/MHA) SK


  2. Who aml Ex- Indian Army/Defence Correspondent/ MHA 1. Crash Revision for CDS through 50 Questions 2. Current Affairs A Topic a Day (Daily News/Analysis) 3. Complete Ancient History https://unacademy.com/user/sanjaytwo Other than CDS, cleared IGRUA, SSC-CGL, IIMC, BHU, ACIO-ll, IP PhD, etc. exams


  3. AFCAT General Awareness (2011- 2017) Solved with Explanation:s 2012 Paper SK


  4. AFCAT 2012: General Awareness Supersonic speed is speed greater than the speed of sound (in air at sea level) that is to say around miles/hour. 760 Note: Supersonic travel is a rate of travel of an object that exceeds the speed of sound. For objects traveling in dry air of a temperature of 20 C at sea level, this speed is approximately 343 m/s, 1,125 ft/s, 768 mph, 667 knots, or 1,235 km/h. SK 4


  5. AFCAT 2012: General Awareness Yoga sutra was written by Patanjali Note: The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali are 196 Indian sutras (aphorisms). The Yoga Sutras were compiled prior to 400 CE by Sage Patanjali, taking materials about yoga from older traditions. They are widely regarded as the authoritative text on yoga, is a collection of aphorisms, outlining the 8 limbs of yoga. These "threads" (as sutra translates from Sanskrit) of wisdom offer guidelines for living a meaningful and purposeful life. SK


  6. AFCAT 2012: General Awareness The National Institute of Oceanography is located at Goa Note: The National Institute of Oceanography, founded on 1st January 1966 at Goa as one of 37 constituent laboratories of the CSIR (Council of Scientific & Industrial Research). It is arn autonomous research organization in India to undertake scientific research and studies of special oceanographic features of the Northern Indian Ocean. SK


  7. AFCAT 2012: General Awareness An aeroplane rises because the pressure above its wings is less than the pressure below them Note: To fly a plane needs to displace a mass of air down equal to its own mass, each second. Planes are effectively floating on a cushion of air that the wings create by pushing air downwards. SK 7


  8. Upward force on plane (lift) 1. Air splits at the front 2. Air pressure reduced on top 4. Air accelerates down 3. Air pressure increased underneath Downward force on air www.explainthatstuff.com


  9. AFCAT 2012: General Awareness Rocks formed on the solidification of molten matter are called Igneous rocks Note: Igneous rock is formed through the cooling and solidification of magma or lava SK


  10. AFCAT 2012: General Awareness The pioneer of Atomic energy in India is Homi J Bhabha Note: Homi Jehangir Bhabha, was an Indian nuclear physicist and the chief architect of the Indian atomic energy program. He was also responsible for the establishment of two well-known research institutions, the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR), and the Atomic Energy Establishment at Trombay, which after Bhabha's death was renamed as the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC). SK 10


  11. AFCAT 2012: General Awareness The sport which requires the largest field is Polo Note: Polo is the ball sport with the largest playing field. The playing field is 300 yards (274 metres) long by 160 yards (146 metres) wide, the approximate area of nine American football fields. The playing field is carefully maintained with closely mowed turf providing a safe, fast playing surface. Goals are posts which are set eight yards apart, centred at each end of the field. SK 14