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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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Nice class.. thank u sir..
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Sanjay Kumar
2 years ago
Welcome.
  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 2013 Paper SK


  4. AFCAT 2013: General Awareness Who accorded the title Mahatma" to MK Gandhi? Rabindranath Tagore Note: Rabindranath Tagore bestowed the title 'Mahatma' to M.K.Gandhi. SK


  5. AFCAT 2013: General Awareness Mahatma Gandhi Real Name - Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi Date and Place of Birth : Oct. 2, 1869 and Porbandar, Gujarat (Note: UNO declared Oct 2 as "International Non-Violence Day") Father: Karamachand Gandhi Mother: Putali Bai SK


  6. AFCAT 2013: General Awareness Mahatma Gandhi Political Guru: Gopal Krishan Gokhale Literary Influence on Gandhi: John Ruskin's Unto the Last, Emerson, Thoreau, Leo Tolstoy, the Bible and the Gita. Literary Works: Hind Swaraj (1909), My Experiments with Truth (Autobiography, 1927)-reveals events of Gandhi's life upto 1922. SK


  7. AFCAT 2013: General Awareness GandhiJi Editor: Indian Opinion Harijan Names: Mahatma (Saint) - by Rabindranath Tagore; Malang Baba/Nanga Fagir (Naked Saint)- by Kabailis of Noth-West Frontier; Indian Faqir/Traitor Faqir-by Winston Churchill; Half-naked Saint by- Franq Mores; Rashtrapita (the Father of the Nation)- by Subhash Chandra Bose, 1944 SK


  8. AFCAT 2013: General Awareness The Non co-operation Movement started in which year? 1921 Note: Noncooperation movement, unsuccessful attempt in 1920-22, organized by Mahatma Gandhi, to induce the British government of India to grant self-government, or swaraj, to India. It was one of Gandhi's first organized acts of large-scale civil disobedience (satyagraha). SK


  9. AFCAT 2013: General Awareness During the Middle Ages education was confined only to . Brahmins Note: In ancient India, during the Vedic period from about 1500 BC to 600 BC, most education was based on the Veda (hymns, formulas, and incantations, recited or chanted by priests of a pre- Hindu tradition) and later Hindu texts and scriptures. Education, at first freely available in Vedic society, became over time more discriminatory as the caste system, originally based on occupation, evolved, with the brahman (priests) being the most privileged of the castes. SK


  10. AFCAT 2013: General Awareness Who among the following was responsible for the spread of Buddhism in Sri Lanka? Ashoka Note: Ashoka sent his only daughter Sanghamitra and son Mahindra to spread Buddhism in Sri Lanka (then known as Tamraparni). As a Buddhist emperor, Ashoka believed that Buddhism is beneficial for all human beings as well as animals and plants, so he built a number of stupas, Sangharama, viharas, chaitya, and residences for Buddhist monks all over South Asia and Central Asia. SK 10


  11. AFCAT 2013: General Awareness The official song "Waka Waka' of FIFA World Cup held in the year 2010 at South Africa was sung by which popular singer? Shakira Note: "Waka Waka (This Time for Africa)", is a song by Colombian singer Shakira, featuring the South African band Freshlyground. It was released on 7 May 2010 by Epic Records as the official song of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, which was held in South Africa. The song was adapted from the Cameroonian band Golden Sounds's 1986 song "Zangal wa." SK 14


  12. AFCAT 2013: General Awareness Term Visible Horizon' in astronomy is defined as The circle of contact of the earth and the cone of visual rays passing through the point of observation Note: Horizon, in astronomy, boundary where the sky seems to meet the ground or sea. (In astronomy it is defined as the intersection on the celestial sphere of a plane perpendicular to a plumb line.) The higher the observer, the lower and more distant is his visible horizon. SK 17


  13. AFCAT 2013: General Awareness NREGA stands for National Rural Employment Guarantee Act Note: National Rural Employment Guarantee Act 2005 (later renamed as the "Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act", MGNREGA), is an Indian labour law and social security measure that aims to guarantee the 'right to work'. It aims to enhance livelihood security in rural areas by providing at least 100 days of wage employment in a financial year to every household whose adult members volunteer to do unskilled manual work SK 18


  14. Thank You BY: Sanjay Kumar (Ex-Indian Sanjay Kumar Army/MHA)