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PYQ(2013)-Part 11
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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 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 2013 Paper SK

  4. AFCAT 2013: General Awareness Sania Mirza won which medal in 19th commonwealth games? . Silver Medal (2010 Commonwealth Games: New Delhi) SK 4

  5. AFCAT 2013: General Awareness River Narmada emerges from? Amarkantak Plateau. The Narmada, also called the Rewa, is a river in central India and the sixth longest river in the Indian subcontinent. It is the third longest river that flows entirely within India, after the Godavari, and the Krishna. It is also known as "Life Line of Madhya Pradesh" for its huge contribution to the state of Madhya Pradesh in many ways. Narmada rises from Amarkantak Plateau near Anuppur districit. SK

  6. (Boundary of Narmada Basin) Dindiei Amarkanak Hndis Mnds Para Da (Narmada ParikramaRoute)

  7. AFCAT 2013: General Awareness Firdausi was the poet- laureate at the court ojf . Mahmud of Gazni. Firdausi was a Persian poet and the author of Shahnameh ("Book of Kings"), which is the world's longest epic poem created by a single poet, and the national epic of Greater Iran. SK 7

  8. AFCAT 2013: General Awareness First European to find sea route to India Vasco da Gama. Portuguese explorer Vasco da Gama discovered a sea route to India in 1497-1498. Actually, an unnamed Indian navigator he hired in Kenya directed the journey from the east coast of Africa to Kozhikode (now), India. The fleet arrived in Kappadu near Kozhikode (Calicut), in Malabar Coast (present day Kerala state of India), on 20 May 1498. SK

  9. VASCO DA GA MA'S FIRST VOYAGE TO INDIA 1497-99 PORTUGAL Caspian 6Sea Lisbon , Azpres eterranean Sea Canary Alexandria Cairo ls .Hormuz ARABIA INDIA Diu AFRICA Arabian Goa Aden Sea Cape Verde S. annanore Calicut Cochin Elmina Mogadishu Malindi, INDIAN OCEAN St. Helena Kilwe Mozambique Sofala. ATLANTIC OCEAN Madagascar 1000 mi 1600 km Vasco da Gama's route 0 500 0 800 Cape of Good Hope Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

  10. AFCAT 2012: General Awareness For what the year 1857 is famous in Indian history It was the first war of Indian Independence Note: The Revolt of 1857 was a major, but ultimately unsuccessful, uprising in India between 1857-58 against the rule of the British East India Company, which functioned as a sovereign power on behalf of the British Crown. It began on 10th May 1857 in the form of a mutiny of sepoys of the Company's army in the garrison town of Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. Update: The Union Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar has announced that Paika rebellion (Paika Bidroha) of 1817 will be named as First War of Independence against British Rule in history books from next academic session.

  11. AFCAT 2013: General Awareness Who composed the official song "jeeyo, utho, badho, jeeto" of common wealth games 2010. A. R. Rahman. "Jiyo Utho Bado Jeeto" (Live, Rise, Ascend, Win) is a song by musician A. R. Rahman. It was the official anthem for the 2010 Commonwealth Games, which was held in Delhi, India between October 3-14 October 2010. SK

  12. AFCAT 2013: General Awareness What is azimuth Celestial Sphere Azimuth, the angular distance from the north or south point of the horizon to the foot of the vertical circle through a heavenly body North Altitude Azimuth West East Horizon South SK 14

  13. AFCAT 2013: General Awareness Who among the following is not recipient of Padam shri? . Prakash Jha (Anup Jalota (2012) + Naib Subedar Bajarang Lal Takhar(2013)+Sri Devi (2013) SK 17

  14. AFCAT 2013: General Awareness Which gland is located on the root of brain Pituitary Gland. The pituitary gland is a pea-sized structure located at the base of the brain, just below the hypothalamus, to which it is attached via nerve fibers. t is part of the endocrine system and produces critical hormones, which are chemical substances that control various bodily functions. As the "master gland" of the body, it produces many hormones that travel throughout the body, directing certain processes or stimulating other glands to produce other hormones. SK 19

  15. Where Is The Pituitary Gland? Cerebrum Hypothalamus Pituitary gland Cerebelum Brain stem he Pituitary Gland is about the size of a pea

  16. AFCAT 2013: General Awareness Which material has high electron affinity values? Chlorine. Fluorine has the highest Electronegativity so it is expected that Fluorine will have highest electron affinity, but practically it is found that chlorine have highest electron affinity. Because fluorine has small size compare to chlorine hence when electron is added to fluorine then repulsion is more compared to chlorine hence the electron gain enthalpy decreases. Therefore, Chlorine has highest electron affinity in the periodic table. SK 21