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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 2014 Paper SK


  4. AFCAT 2014: General Awareness Which of the following rulers had the title 'Kaviraja Samudragupta. Another term used by Harisena for him is Kaviraja, which testified him as a patron of poetic arts and a poet himself. Samudragupta also assumed the title of Vikramanka. SK 4


  5. AFCAT 2014: General Awareness The Viceroy who divided Bengal by following the divide and rule policy was Lord Curzon. The decision to effect the Partition of Bengal was announced in July 1905 by the Viceroy of India, Lord Curzon. The partition took place in October 1905 and separated the largely Muslim eastern areas from the largely Hindu western areas. SK


  6. AFCAT 2014: General Awareness The right to vote in the national elections in India is based on the principle of Universal adult suffrage. The Article 326 of the Indian Constitution grants universal adult suffrage, according to which, every adult citizen is entitled to cast his/her vote in all state elections unless that citizen is "convicted of certain criminal offences" or "deemed unsound of mind." As per this concept, the right to vote is not restricted by caste, race, sex, religion or financial status. SK


  7. AFCAT 2014: General Awareness Algae often float on surface of water during day but sink during night due to: . evolution and trapping of oxygen bubbles during the day in their photosynthesis process. The reason of algae float to the surface during the day & sink at night is due to photosynthesis. In Day time, the algae is producing oxygen. When enough Oxygen is produced during the day, it gets trapped in bubbles and it can lift the clumps up to the surface. In night, this oxygen is consumed and CO2 is produced. So algae sinks. SK 7


  8. AFCAT 2014: General Awareness On which river is Berlin city situated: River Spree. Berlin is the capital city of Germany. Berlin is located in northeastern Germany on the River Spree, it is the center of the Berlin-Brandenburg Metropolitan Region. SK


  9. MITTEAlexanderplatz Herzberge FENNPFUHL 96 969 MARZAHN-HELLERSDORF ger Tor Berlin O FRIEDRICHSHAIN LICHTENBERG Checkpoint Charlie BIESDORF East Side Gallery Tierpark Berlin tsches useum KAULSDORF MAHLSDORF 969 DAHLWI KREUZBERG RUMMELSBURG Viktoriapark State Park G rlitzer Park 40 min Mahlsdorf-S d 18.8 km KARLSHORST NEUKOLLN State Park Tempelhofer Feld PLANTERWALD Erp LHOF-SCHONEBERG Baumschulenstr./ 35 min Openicker Landstr." Uhlenhorst every 20 mins 100 FR 96a TEMPELHOF Elsengrund NIEDERSCHO BRITZ M ggelschiod ereerin cOSpree MARIENDORF NEUKOLLN Berlin) JOHANNISTHAL ADLERSHOF 101 96 Park


  10. AFCAT 2014: General Awareness Who is the author of 'Train to Pakistan': Khushwant Singh. Train to Pakistan is a historical novel by Khushwant Singh, published in 1956. It recounts the Partition of India in August 1947. Instead of depicting the Partition in terms of only the political events surrounding it, Singh digs into a deep local focus, providing a human dimension which brings to the event a sense of reality horror, and believability. SK 10


  11. AFCAT 2014: General Awareness Who was the first woman to climb Mount Everest? Junko Tabei (22 September 1939 20 October 2016) was a Japanese mountaineer. She was the first woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest, and the first woman to ascend all Seven Summits by climbing the highest peak on every continent. And, Bachendri Pal is an Indian mountaineer, who in 1984 became the first Indian woman to reach the summit of Mount Everest. SK 14


  12. AFCAT 2014: General Awareness In which respect have the Centre-State relations been specifically termed as municipal relations ? Centre's control of the State in the planning process. SK 17


  13. AFCAT 2014: General Awareness In financial field, centre is more powerful than the states. In fact, for their development plans the states are dependent on the centre. No state can afford to work without active financial assistance of the central government. LATEST: As per the recommendations of 14th Finance Commission headed by Prof. Y V Reddy: ALREADY ACCEPTED (The share of states in the net proceeds of the shareable Central taxes should be 42%. This is 10 percentage points higher than the recommendation of 13th Finance Commission.) Still, AP and some states are demanding SCS, which has already been subsumed. SK 18


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