Thursday, December 5, 2019

List Of Important Days: National & International

Important Days & Dates of the year is one of the very important General Knowledge/ GK topics for various competitive examinations; especially for various Group D examinations conducted by DHS, Assam, PNRD, Assam, Staff Selection Commission (SSC), Railway Recruitment Board (RRB), etc.

In this post, we are enlisting all the important days; national and international according to months. Try to memorize the following list daily and thoroughly to get maximum benefit. 


January 1: Global Family Day, Army Medical Corps Establishment Day

January 6: World War Orphans Day

January 9: NRI Day or Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas

January 10: World Laughter Day

January 11: Death anniversary of Lal Bahadur Shastri

January 12: National Youth Day or Birthday of Swami Vivekananda

January 15: National Army Day

January 23: Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's Birth Anniversary

January 24: National Girl Child Day of India

January 25: National Tourism Day, National Voters Day

January 26: Republic Day of India, International Customs duty day

January 27: International Holocaust Remembrance Day

January 28: Data Protection Day,Birth Anniversary of Lala Lajpat Rai

January 30: National Martyr’s Day or Sarvodaya Day,World Leprosy Eradication Day


February 2: World Wetlands Day

February 4: World Cancer Day, national Day of Srilanka, Facebook day

2nd Sunday of February: World Marriage Day

February 6: International Day against Female Genital Mutilation

February 11: World Day of the Sick

February 12: Darwin Day

February 13: World Radio Day, National womens day or Sarojini Naydu’s Birthday

February 14: Valantine's Day

February 20: World Day of Social Justice

February 21: International Mother Language Day

February 22: World Scout Day, World Thinking day

February 23: World Peace and Understanding Day

February 24: Central Excise Day

February 28: National Science Day


March 3: National Defence Day

March 4: National Safety Day,World Day of the Fight Against Sexual Exploitation, National Security Day

March 8: International Womens’ Day

March 13: World Rotaract Day

March 14: World Pie day

2nd Monday of March: Commonwealth Day

2nd Thursday of March: World Kidney Day

March 15: World Consumer Rights Day, World Disabled Day, World Contact Day

March 16: National Vaccination Day

March 18: National Ordinance Factories Day

March 20: International Day of Happiness, World sparrow day

March 21: World Forestry Day, International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, World Poetry Day, World Down Syndrome day, World Puppetry day

3rd Friday of March: World Sleep Day

March 22: World Water Day

March 23: World Meteorological Day, Pakistan Day(Youm-e-pakistan)

March 24: World TB Day, International Day for Achievers

March 25: International Day of Remembrance – Victims of Slavery and Transatlantic Slave Trade

March 26: World Purple day(epilepsy awareness day)

March 27: World Drama Day or World Theater Day


April 1: Orissa Day, April fool's day

April 2: World Autism Awareness Day

April 4: International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action

April 5: National Maritime Day

April 7: World Health Day

April 8: World Romani Day

April 12: World Aviation & Cosmonauts Day

April 13: Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre Day

April 14: B.R.Ambedkar Remembrance Day

April 15: World day of Silence, Day of Dialogue

April 17: World Haemophilia Day

April 18: World Heritage Day

April 21: World Creativity and Innovation Day, National Secrataries day, National Civil Services Day

April 22: World Earth Day

April 23: World Book and Copyright Day, World English Language Day

April 24: World Lab Animals Day

April 25: World Malaria Day, Italy Liberation Day

April 26: World Intellectual Property Day

April 28: International Worker’s Memorial Day, World day for Safety and Health at work

April 29: World Dance Day

April 30: International Jazz Day


May 01: World Labour Day or May Day or Workers Day, Maharashtra Day

May 03: Press Freedom Day(Intl.), International Sun Day, World Asthma Day, International Energy Day

May 04: Coal Miners Day(Intl.), International Firefighters’ Day

1st Sunday of May: World Laughter Day

May 05: World Athletics Day, World Midwives Day

May 06: World No Diet Day

May 08: World Red Cross Day or Red Crescent Day, Remembrance and Reconciliation for Lost Lives of Second World War

May 09: World Thalassaemia Day

2nd sunday of May: World Mother Day

May 10: International Migratory Bird Day

May 11: National technology day

May 12: International Nurses Day

May 13: International Criminal Court Day

May 15: International Day of the Families

May 17: World Tele-communication and Information Society Day, Wold AIDS Vaccination day,World Hypertension Day, International day against Homophobia and Transphobia

May 18: World Museum Day

May 20: World Meteorology Day

May 21: National Anti Terrorism Day, National Day for Cultural Development

May 22: International Day for Biological Diversity

May 24: Commonwealth Day

May 25: World Missing Childrens day

May 29: International Day of Peacekeepers

May 31: World Anti Tobacco Day


June 1: Global Day of Parents

June 4: World Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

June 5: World Environment Day

June 8: World Brain Tumor Day, World Oceans Day

June 12: World Day Against Child Labor

June 14: World Blood Donor Day

June 15: World elder abuse awareness day

3rd Sunday of June: World Father’s Day

June 16: International Integration Day

June 18: International Picnic Day

June 20: World Refugee Day

June 21: World Music Day

June 23: International Olympic Day, United Nations Public Service Day, International Widows Day

June 26: International Day against Drug abuse and Illicit Trafficking, International Day in support of Victims of torture


July 1: International Joke Day, world Doctor’s Day

July 2: World Sports Journalists Day, World UFO day

1st Saturday of July: International Day of Cooperatives

July 04: America Indipendence Day

July 06: World Zoonoses Day

JUly 07: World Chocolate Day

July 11: World Population Day

July 12: International Malala Day

July 18: International Nelson Mandela Day

July 26: Kargil Vijay Diwas or Kargil Memorial Day or Kargil Victory Day

July 28: World Nature Conservation Day, World Hepatitis Day

July 29: International Tiger Day


First Sunday in August: International Friendship Day

August 6: Hiroshima Day, Anti Nuclear Day

August 8: World Senior Citizen Day

August 9: Nagasaki Day, International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, Quit India Day

August 12: International Youth Day

August 13: International Left Handers Day

August 14: Pakistan’s Indipendence Day

August 15: India’s Independence Day, International Mourning Day

August 19: World Humanitarian Day, World Photography Day

August 20: National Sadbhavna Divas or Birthday of Rajiv gandhi, World Mosquito Day, Indain Akshay Urja Diwas or day

August 21: National Senior Citizen Day

August 23: International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade and Its Abolition

August 29: National Sports Day or Dhyanchand's Birthday

August 30: International day of the victims of enforced Disappearances


September 2: World Coconut Day

September 5: National Teacher’s Day or Dr. Radhakrishanan's Birth Day, Sanskrit Day

September 7: World Forgiveness Day

September 8: World Literacy Day

September 10: World Anti-Suicide Day

September 14: Hindi Diwas or Hindi Day, World First Aid Day

September 15: International Day of Democracy, International Engineer’s Day

September 16: World Ozone Day

September 20: RPF Foundation day

September 21: World Peace Day or International day for Peace and Non-violence (UN), World Alzheimer’s Day

September 22: World Cancer Free Day or Rose Day

September 23: International Day of the Deaf

September 26: World Contraception Day, european day of languages

September 27: World Tourism Day

September 28: World Rabies Day

September 29: World Heart Day


1st Monday of October: World Habitat Day

October 1: World Vegetarian Day, International Day of the older/Elderly

October 2: Gandhi Jayanti, International Day of Non-Violence

October 3: World Nature Day

October 4: World Animal Day

October 5: World Teacher’s Day

October 6: World Wildlife Day

October 8: Indian Air Force Day

October 9: World Postal or Post-office Day

October 10: World Mental Health Day, National Post-office Day

October 11: International Day of the Girl Child

2nd Thursday of October: World Sight Day

October 12: World Arthritis Day

October 13: International Day for Natural Disaster Reduction

October 14: World Standards Day

October 15: Global Hand Washing Day, International Day of Rural Women, World White Cane Safety Day

October 16: World Food Day

October 17: International Poverty Day for it's Eradication

October 20: World Osteoporosis Day,World Statistics Day, National Solidarity day

October 24: UN Day, World Development Information Day, World Polio Day

October 27: World day for Audio Visual Heritage

October 28: International Animation Day

October 31: World Savings Day or wold Thrift day, Halloween Day


November 1: World Vegan Day

November 6: International Day for Preventing the Exploitation of the Environment in War and Armed Conflict

November 7: Infant Protection Day, World Cancer Awareness Day

November 8: World Radiology Day

November 9: World Legal Service Day

November 10: World Science day for Peace and Development, Public Transport Day

November 11: National Education Day

November 12: World Pneumonia Day, Public Service Broadcasting Day

November 13: World Kindness Day

November 14: Children’s Day(India), World Diabetes Day

November 16: International Day for Endurance or Tolerance

November 17: International Students Day, Gurunanak Dev's Birth Anniversary, National epilepsy day

November 19: World Toilet Day, International Men’s Day, National Integration Day

November 20: Universal Children’s Day

3rd Sunday of November: World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims

3rd Thursday of November: World Philosophy Day

November 21: World Fisheries Day, World Hello Day, World Television Day

November 25: International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, World Non-Veg day

November 26: National Law Day or National constitution Day

November 30: National Flag Day


December 1: World AIDS Day

December 2: World Computer Literacy Day, International Day for the Abolition of Slavery

December 3: International Day of People with Disability or World Disability Day

December 4: Indian Navy Day

December 5: International Volunteer Day for Economic and Social Development

December 7: International Civil Aviation Day, Indian Armed Force Flag Day

December 9: The International Anti-Corruption Day

December 10: World Human Rights Day,International Children's Day of Broadcasting

December 11: International Mountain Day, UNICEF Day

December 14: National Energy Conservation Day(India)

December 16: Vijay Diwas

December 18: International Migrants Day, National Minority Rights Day

December 19: Goa’s Libration Day

December 20: International Human Solidarity Day

December 23: National Farmer’s Day or Kisan Diwas

December 25: Christmas Day

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Vitamins: Sources, Benefits and Deficiency Diseases

A vitamin is an organic compound and a vital nutrient that an organism needs in small quantities for the proper functioning of its metabolism. 

Vitamins are essential ingredients for normal growth and development of an organism. Vitamins must be consumed periodically and in limited amount to avoid deficiency.

Vitamins are classified as either water-soluble or fat-soluble.

(i) Fat-soluble Vitamins: Vitamins A, D, E and K are fat-soluble.

(ii) Water-soluble Vitamins: Vitamins C and all the B vitamins are water-soluble.

Here is a table that depicts the type of vitamins, sources, and diseases due to vitamin deficiency. 

Name of Vitamins
Diseases caused by their deficiency
Vitamin A/ Retinol
Fish in general, liver and dairy products; orange, ripe yellow fruits, leafy vegetables, carrots, pumpkin, squash, spinach.
Skin Abnormalities, Night Blindness
Vitamin D/ Calciferol
Lichen, eggs, liver, certain fish species such as sardines, certain mushroom species such as shiitake.
Rickets in Children and osteomalacia in adults.
Vitamin E /Tocopherol
Many fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds, and seed oils.
Deficiency is very rare; mild hemolytic anemia in newborn infants.
Vitamin K/ Phylloquinone
Leafy green vegetables such as spinach; egg yolks; liver
Impaired Blood Clotting that can cause easy bruising and bleeding diathesis.
Vitamin C/ Ascorbic Acid
Almost every fruits and vegetables contains some amount of Vitamin C.But Generally Green peppers, White Potatoes, Citrus fruits and vegetables, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Broccoli and Turnip Greens.
Scurvy, Anemia, Decreased ability to fight infections and Slow Metabolism that results in weight loss and Dryness.
Vitamin B1/ Thiamine
Pork, oatmeal, brown rice, vegetables, potatoes, liver, eggs
Beriberi, Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome
Vitamin B2/ Riboflavin
Dairy products, bananas, green beans, asparagus
Fissures in the corner of Mouth, Tongue inflammation.
Vitamin B3/ Niacin
Meat, fish, eggs, many vegetables, mushrooms, tree nuts
Diarrhea, Skin Disease and Dementia.
Vitamin B5/ Pantothenic Acid
Meat, broccoli, avocados
Vitamin B6/ Pyridoxine
Meat, vegetables, tree nuts, bananas
Anemia, Peripheral neuropathy
Vitamin B7/ Biotin
Raw egg yolk, liver, peanuts, leafy green vegetables
Dermatitis, enteritis
Vitamin B9/ Folic Acid
Leafy vegetables, pasta, bread, cereal, liver
Megaloblastic anemia and deficiency during pregnancy is associated with birth defects, such as neural tube defects.
Vitamin B12/ Cynacobalamin
Meat, poultry, fish, eggs, milk
Pernicious anemia

Monday, October 28, 2019

Assamese Literature MCQ: 30+ GK Questions on Assamese Literature

Here is a set of Assamese Literature MCQ (multiple choice question). There are four options for each question, bold one is the correct option. This post is going to be very useful for various competitive examinations e.g., APSC, Assam Police, TET, DHS, PNRD etc.   

1. The first dictionary in Assamese was compiled by
a) Nathan Brown
b) Hem Chandra Baruah
c) Miles Bronson
d) Ananda Ram Dhekial Phukan

2. Namghosa was written by

a) Sankardev
b) Madhabdev
c) Ram Saraswati
d) Madhava Kandali

3. "Kathoni barir Ghat", a  collection of short stories was written by

a) Saurabh Kumar Chaliha
b) Mohim Bora
c) Mamoni Roisom Goswami
d) Hiren Bhattacharya

4. What was the first Assamese children magazine?
a) Lora Bandhu

b) Maramor Deuta
c) Bhaiti
d) Xophura

5. Who was the first editor of the Assamese magazine, Jonaki?

a) Lakshminath Bezbaruah
b) Anandaram Dhekial Phukan
c) Anandachandra Agarwala
d) Chandrakumar Agarwala

6. Who is the founder of the South-East Asia Ramayana Research Centre?
a) Late Dr Bhupen Hazanka
b) Late Dr. Mamoni Raisom Goswami
c) Dr Dhrubajyoti Bora
d) Dr. Malini

7. Who was known as 'Bihogi Kobi'?
a) Syed Abdul Malik
b) Raghunath Chaudhary
c) Nilomoni Phukan
d) Nalinibala Devi

8. The Asam Sahitya Sabha was founded in the year
a) 1902
b) 1917
c) 1921
d) 1912 

9. 'Assamese, Its Formation and Development', a doctoral dissertation on Assamese language of
a) Dr. Birinchi Kr. Barua
b) Dr. Surya Kr. Bhuyan
c) Dr. Banikanta Kakoti
d) Satyanath Bora

10. The poetry anthology 'Alakananda' was written by
a) Nilamani Phookan
b) Nalini Bala Devi
c) Hem Barua
d) Ram Gogoi

11. Which one is the first Assamese novel to win the Sahitya Akademi Award ?
a) Antareep
b) Iyaruingam
c) Bon Phool
d) Mamare Dhara Tarowal Aru Dukhan Upanyasa

12. ‘Karengar Ligiri’ is a play written by
a) Phani Sarma
b) Jyotiprasad Agarwala
c) Parbati Prasad Barooah
d) Bishnu Prasad Rabha

13. The state anthem 'O Mur Apunar Desh' was first published in the following magazine
a) Bahi

b) Orunodoi
c) Jonaki
d) Surabhi

14. First Assamese translator of the Ramayana was

a) Ram Saraswati
b) Madhava Kandali
c) Madhavdeva
d) Ananta kandali

15. The first editor of the Assamese magazine Jonaki was
a) Chandrakumar Agarwala
b) Lakshminath Bezbaruah
c) Anandachandra Agarwala
d) Anandaram Dhekial Phukan

16. Which of the following book is the smallest among all books written by Sankardeva?
a) Kirton
b) Gunomala
c) Kaliyo Domon
d) Dosom

17. What was the original name of 'Asom Sahitya Sabha' before its official registration in 1924?
a) Assam Literature Society
b) Assamese Literature Society
c) Assam Sahitya Sanmilani
D) Asom Sahitya Sabha

18. The writer of the 'Sahitya Academy Award' winning book- "Deu-langkhui" is
a) Nirupama Borgohain
b) Rita Choudhury
c) Purabi Bormudoi
d) Nirmal Prabha Bordoloi

19. The first national level book fair in Assam was held in the year 1984 in which of the following place?
a) Jorhat
b) Tezpur
c) Guwahati
d) Dibrugarh

20.  Which of the following was the first Assamese mini magazine?
a) Baahi
b) Junaki
c) Bindu
d) Uruli

21. Lakshminath Bezbarua is honored with Rasaraj by Assam Sahitya Sabha in the Year
a) 1917
b) 1922
c) 1928
d) 1931

22. Who among the following is called “Father of Assamese prose” ?
a) Sankardeva
b) Bhattadeva or Baikunthanatha Bhagavata Bhattacharya
c) Lakshminath Bezbarua
d) Nathan Brown

23. Who complied the first Assamese dictionary?

a) Dr. Miles Bronson
b) Lakshminath Bezbaruah
c) Ananda Chandra Agarwala
d) Nathan Brown

24. Who wrote first Assamese grammar?

a) Lakshminath Bezbaruah
b) Miles Bronson
c) Nathan Brown
d) Gunbhiram Baruah

25. Who is considered as the first Assamese sonnet?
a) Priyotomar Sithi

b) Bonkuwori
c) Gyanmalini
d) Sokulo

26. Who is Dhwani Kavi in Assamese literature?
a) Prasannalal Choudhury
b) Binanda Chandra Barua
c) Nalini Bala Devi
d) Jatindranath Dowara

27. What is considered as the first example of Assamese literature?
a) Deh-Bicaror Geet
b) Charyapada
c) Borgeet
d) Prahlad Charita

28. Gunamala is an abridged version of

a) Bhagavata
b) Purana
c) Namghosha
d) Veda

29. First Ankia Naat written by Sankardeva was
a) Rukmini-harana
b) Patni-prasada
c) Parijata-harana
d) Cihna Yatra

30. The number of borgeets written by Madhavdeva was

a) 240
b) 191
c) 221
d) 200

31. The first conference of Assam Sahitya Sabha was held at
a) Kamrup
b) Sivasagar
c) Barpeta
d) Dibrugarh

32. Who was the first President of Assam Sahitya Sabha
a) Padmanath Gohain Baruah

b) Lakshminath Bezbaroa
c) Rajanikanta Bordoloi
d) Hemchandra Goswami 

Sunday, October 27, 2019

First in Assam : Language and Literature

A compilation regarding First in Assam or first Assamese in the field of Assamese Language and Literature

1. First Assamese romantic poem: Bon Kunwori by Chandra Kumar Agarwala
2. First Assamese sonnet: Priyotomar Sithi by Hemchandra Goswami
3. First Assamese language magazine: Orunodoi or Aroonudai (1846)
4. First editor of Arunudoi: Dr. Nathan Brown
5. First Assamese language social play: Ram Navami by Gunabhiram Barua (1857)
6. First Assamese to win Sahitya Akademi award: Jatindranath Dowara for his book Bon Phul (poetry), 1955
7. First Assamese Newspaper: Dainik Batori (1935)
8. First Assamese novel/ historical: Bhanumoti by Padmanath Gohain Baruah (1890)
9. First president of Assam Sahitya Sabha: Padmanath Gohain Baruah
10. First literary pensioner of Assam: Padmanath Gohain Baruah
11. First Assamese Short story collection: Surabhi by Lakshminath Bezbaruah.
12. First Assamese to received Jnanpith Award: Birendra Kumar Bhattacharya
13. First Assamese translator of the Ramayana: Madhab Kandali
14. First printed book in Assamese language: Dharma Pustak by Aatmaram Sarma (1813)
15. First Assamese prose composition: Katha-Gita by Bhattadeva
16. First modern biography in Assamese: "Anandaram Dhekial Phukanor Jiwon Sorit" by Gunabhiram Baruah (1880)
17. First Assamese play to be broadcast over All India Radio: Been Bairagi by Prafulla Chandra Baruah (1935)
18. First Assamese travelogue: Switzerland Bhraman by Birinchi Kumar Baruah (1948)
19. First thesis written on the Assamese language: Assamese: It's formation and development by Dr. Banikanta Kakoti (1940)
20. First Assamese Novel/ modern: Mirijiyori by Rajanikanta Bordoloi (1894)

Saturday, October 26, 2019

Assam History MCQ on Ahom Kingdom: 40+ Important Questions

Ahom Dynasty ruled for almost 600 years in Assam and hence covers a large part of Assam History. In this article, we will cover 40+ MCQs on Assam History during Ahoms.

These questions are going to be very useful for various competitive examinations e.g., APSC, Assam Police, TET, DHS, PNRD etc. 

1. Who among the following was known as an economist and social reformer during the Ahom rule?
a) Lachit Borphukan
b) Badan Borphukan
c) Purnananda Buragohain
d) Momai Tamuli Borbaruah

2. In 1794 the capital of Ahom Kingdom was shifted from Rangpur to-

a) Jorhat
b) Charaideo
c) Gargaon
d) Sonari

3. Which of the following Ahom king signed the Treaty of Majuli with Koch king Naranarayan?

a) Pramatta Singha
b) Rudra Singha
c) Sukaphaa
d) Sukhamphaa

4. In which year did the Koch King Naranarayan invade the Ahom kingdom?
a) 1562

b) 1665
c) 1711
d) 1555

5. The rule of Ahom kingdom ended with the invasion of

a) Portuguese
b) Burmese
c) British
d) Mughals

6. The Yandaboo Treaty was signed in 1826 between
a) East India Company and the Ahom King
b) East India Company and the Burmese
c) British Crown and the Ahom King
d) British Crown and the Burmese

7. The last independent Ahom King was

a) Chandrakanta Singha
b) Kamaleswar Singha
c) Jogeswar Singha
d) Purandar Singha

8. Sadiya Khowa Gohain was a
a) Jamindar
b) King
c) frontier officer
d) naval commander

9. The king nicknamed as Bhagaraja was
a) Sutiyampha
b) Sutamla
c) Surampha
d) Sunytpha

10. Rang Ghar was constructed during the reign of
a) Rudra Singha

b) Rajeswar Singha
c) Pramatta Singha
d) Siva Singha

11. The first Ahom Monarch to assume the Hindu title Swarganarayan’ was

a) Siva Singha
b) Pratap Singha
c) Jaydhwaj Singha
d) Suhungmung

12.  Ahom-Mughal conflict ended with which battle?
a) Battle of Saraighat
b) Battle of Itakhuli
c) Battle of Bharali
b) None of these

13. What was the last capital of Ahom kingdom?

a) Rangpur
b) Gargaon
c) Jorhat

d) Charaideu

14. What was Moamoria rebellion?

a) Conflict between Ahoms and Chutiyas
b) Conflict between Kachari and Chutiyas
c) Conflict between Ahoms and Mughals
d) Conflict between Ahoms and Morans

15. Which Ahom King planned to invade Bengal?
a) Rudra Singha

b) Siva Singha
c) Sukapha
d) None of these

16. What is Treaty of Asurar Ali?
a) Peace treaty between Burmese and Ahoms
b) Boundary treaty between Ahoms and Chutiyas
c) Peace treaty between Ahoms and Mughals
d) None of these.

17) Who created the post of 'Borphukan' and 'Borbarua' in Ahom Kingdom? 

a) Pratap Singha  
b) Rudra Singha
c) Siva Singha
d) Sukapha

18) Which Ahom king was known as 'Dihingia Roja' ?

a) Sukapha
b) Suhungmung
c) Suseupa
d) Sudangpha

19) Which of the following Ahom King dug the Joysagar Tank in memory of his mother Joymoti?
a) Sivasingha
b) Pratap Singha
c) Gadapani
d) Rudra Singha

20) Who was the first Borphukan of Ahom kingdom?
a) Badan Chandra Borphukan
b) Lachit Borphukan
c) Langi Panisiya Borphukan
d) Jeuti Borphukan

21) The rule of Ahom kingdom ended with the invasion of
a) Burmese

b) Bengal
c) British
d) Portuguese

22) Ahoms ruled Assam for how many years?
a) 200
b) 600
c) 100
d) 350

23) Who was the last ruler of Ahom kingdom?
a) Jaydwaja Singha
b) Sudingpha
c) Purandar Singha
d) Jogeswar Singha

24) Paik System was first introduced by

a) Lachit Borphukan
b) Momai Tamuli Barbarua
c) Sukaphaa
d) Purandar Singha

25) Sadiya Khowa Gohain was a
a) Jamindar
b) King
C) Frontier Officer
d) Naval Commander

26) Rang Ghar was constructed during the reign of
a) Rudra Singha
b) Rajeswar Singha
c) Pramatta Singha
d) Siv Singha

27) The Ahom Monarch to assume the Hindu title Swarganarayan was
a) Siva Singha
b) Pratap Singha
c) Jayadhwaj Singha
d) Suhungmung

28) The Dhodar Ali was constructed during the reign of
a) Rudra Singha
b) Gadadhar Singha

c) Pramatta Singha
d) Siva Singha

29. The first phase of Moamoria Rebellion was started in
a) 1749
b) 1759
c) 1769
d) 1779

30. During which Ahom King reign, the Saraighat battle was ended with decisive win over Mughal
a) Chakradhwaj Singha
b) Udayaditya Singha
c) Jayadhwaj Singha
d) Pratap Singha

31. Which Swargadeo shifted the capital of the Ahom Kingdom from Garhgaon to Rangpur
a) Gadadhar Singha
b) Sukhrangpha
c) Siva Singha
d) Rudra Singha

32. Which Ahom queen built the Sivadol in Sivasagar

a) Mula Gabharu
b) Ambika Kunwori
c) Phuleswari
d) Kuranganayani

33. The Namdang Stone Bridge was constructed during the reign of Ahom king
a) Lakshmi Singha
b) Siva Singha
c) Gadadhar Singha
d) Rudra Singha

34. Name the Mughal General who took possession of the Ahom Capital Garhgaon in 1662
a)  Murshid Quli Khan
b) Mir Jumla
c) Islam Khan
d) Shaista Khan

35. The Itakhulir Rann was fought against Mughal during the reign of
a) Siba Singha
b) Gadadhar Singha
c) Rudra Singha 
d) Pramatta Singha

36. Kamata Princess Rajani was offered to which Ahom King as a peace treat?
a) Sudangpha
b) Sukhangpha
c) Tao-Kham-Thi
d) Suhummong

37. Who married Kuranganayani ?
a) Rajeswar Singha
b) Jayadhwaj Singha
c) Siva Singha
d) Pratap Singha

38. What was the shape of coins in Ahom Kingdom?
a) Octagonal
b) Circular
c) Hexagonal
d) Square

39. The Treaty of Ghilajharighat, Tipam, was signed by Ahoms with Mughal Commander
a) Mir Jumla

b) Abu Bakar
c) Ram Singha
d) Abu Siddiqui

40. Borphukans were from the following community
a) Kacharis
b) Chutias
c) Ahom
d) Mech

Friday, October 25, 2019

Synonym List: Complete List of Synonyms for Competitive Examination

Synonym is a word or phrase that means exactly or nearly the same as another word or phrase in the same language, for example shut is a synonym of close. 

Here is a list of synonyms, commonly asked in various competitive examinations:
Answer — reply, respond, retort, acknowledge
Ask — question, inquire of, seek information from, put a question to, demand, request, expect, inquire, query, interrogate, examine, quiz
All — complete, entire, full, gross, outright, perfect, total, utter, whole, any, complete, every, sum, totality, each and every, every bit of, bar none, every single, everything, everyone
Anger — enrage, infuriate, arouse, nettle, exasperate, inflame, madden
Angry — mad, furious, enraged, excited, wrathful, indignant, exasperated, aroused, inflamed
Awful — dreadful, terrible, abominable, bad, poor, unpleasant
Amazing — incredible, unbelievable, improbable, fabulous, wonderful, fantastic, astonishing, astounding, extraordinary

Baffle — confuse, deceive
Break — fracture, rupture, shatter, smash, wreck, crash, demolish, atomize
Begin — start, open, launch, initiate, commence, inaugurate, originate
Big — large, enormous, huge, immense, gigantic, vast, colossal, gargantuan, sizable, grand, great, tall, substantial, mammoth, astronomical, ample, broad, expansive, spacious, stout, tremendous, titanic, mountainous
Bad — evil, immoral, wicked, corrupt, sinful, depraved, rotten, contaminated, spoiled, tainted, harmful, injurious, unfavorable, defective, inferior, imperfect, substandard, faulty, improper, inappropriate, unsuitable, disagreeable, unpleasant, cross, nasty, unfriendly, irascible, horrible, atrocious, outrageous, scandalous, infamous, wrong, noxious, sinister, putrid, snide, deplorable, dismal, gross, heinous, nefarious, base, obnoxious, detestable, despicable, contemptible, foul, rank, ghastly, execrable
Beautiful — pretty, lovely, handsome, attractive, gorgeous, dazzling, splendid, magnificent, comely, fair, ravishing, graceful, elegant, fine, exquisite, aesthetic, pleasing, shapely, delicate, stunning, glorious, heavenly, resplendent, radiant, glowing, blooming, sparkling
Brave — courageous, fearless, dauntless, intrepid, plucky, daring, heroic, valorous, audacious, bold, gallant, valiant, doughty, mettlesome
Bright — shining, shiny, gleaming, brilliant, sparkling, shimmering, radiant, vivid, colorful, lustrous, luminous, incandescent, intelligent, knowing, quick-witted, smart, intellectual
Bossy — controlling, tyrannical

Calm — quiet, peaceful, still, tranquil, mild, serene, smooth, composed, collected, unruffled, level-headed, unexcited, detached, aloof
Cut — gash, slash, prick, nick, sever, slice, carve, cleave, slit, chop, crop, lop, reduce
Come — advance, approach, arrive, near, reach
Cool — chilly, cold, frosty, wintry, icy, frigid
Cry — shout, yell, yowl, scream, roar, bellow, weep, wail, sob, bawl
Crooked — bent, twisted, curved, hooked, zigzag

— perilous, hazardous, risky, uncertain, unsafe
Dark — shadowy, unlit, murky, gloomy, dim, dusky, shaded, sunless, black, dismal, sad
Dull — boring, tiring,, tiresome, uninteresting, slow, dumb, stupid, unimaginative, lifeless, dead, insensible, tedious, wearisome, listless, expressionless, plain, monotonous, humdrum, dreary
Do — execute, enact, carry out, finish, conclude, effect, accomplish, achieve, attain
Have — hold, possess, own, contain, acquire, gain, maintain, believe, bear, beget, occupy, absorb, fill, enjoy
Destroy — ruin, demolish, raze, waste, kill, slay, end, extinguish
Decide — determine, settle, choose, resolve
Difference — disagreement, inequity, contrast, dissimilarity, incompatibility
Definite — certain, sure, positive, determined, clear, distinct, obvious
Delicious — savory, delectable, appetizing, luscious, scrumptious, palatable, delightful, enjoyable, toothsome, exquisite
Describe — portray, characterize, picture, narrate, relate, recount, represent, report, record

Explain — elaborate, clarify, define, interpret, justify, account for
End — stop, finish, terminate, conclude, close, halt, cessation, discontinuance, cease, halt, stay, pause, discontinue, conclude, finish, quit
Enjoy — appreciate, delight in, be pleased, indulge in, luxuriate in, bask in, relish, devour, savor, like
Eager — keen, fervent, enthusiastic, involved, interested, alive to

— fright, dread, terror, alarm, dismay, anxiety, scare, awe, horror, panic, apprehension
Famous — well-known, renowned, celebrated, famed, eminent, illustrious, distinguished, noted, notorious
Funny — humorous, amusing, droll, comic, comical, laughable, silly
Fair — just, impartial, unbiased, objective, unprejudiced, honest
Fast — quick, rapid, speedy, fleet, hasty, snappy, mercurial, swiftly, rapidly, quickly, snappily, speedily, lickety-split, posthaste, hastily, expeditiously, like a flash
Fall — drop, descend, plunge, topple, tumble
False — wrong, fake, fraudulent, counterfeit, spurious, untrue, unfounded, erroneous, deceptive, groundless, fallacious, incorrect, inaccurate, mistaken, erroneous, improper, unsuitable
Fly — soar, hover, flit, wing, flee, waft, glide, coast, skim, sail, cruise
Fat — stout, corpulent, fleshy, beefy, paunchy, plump, full, rotund, tubby, pudgy, chubby, chunky, burly, bulky, elephantine

Gross — improper, rude, coarse, indecent, crude, vulgar, outrageous, extreme, grievous, shameful, uncouth, obscene, low
Get — acquire, obtain, secure, procure, gain, fetch, find, score, accumulate, win, earn, rep, catch, net, bag, derive, collect, gather, glean, pick up, accept, come by, regain, salvage
Go — depart, disappear, fade, move, proceed, recede, travel
Good — excellent, fine, superior, wonderful, marvelous, qualified, suited, suitable, apt, proper, capable, generous, kindly, friendly, gracious, obliging, pleasant, agreeable, pleasurable, satisfactory, well-behaved, obedient, honorable, reliable, trustworthy, safe, favorable, profitable, advantageous, righteous, expedient, helpful, valid, genuine, ample, salubrious, estimable, beneficial, splendid, great, noble, worthy, first-rate, top-notch, grand, sterling, superb, respectable, edifying
Great — noteworthy, worthy, distinguished, remarkable, grand, considerable, powerful, much, mighty

Hurt — damage, harm, injure, wound, distress, afflict, pain
Hurry — rush, run, speed, race, hasten, urge, accelerate, bustle
Hide — conceal, cover, mask, cloak, camouflage, screen, shroud, veil
Help — aid, assist, support, encourage, back, wait on, attend, serve, relieve, succor, benefit, befriend, abet
Hot — feverish, warm, heated, sweltering, torrid, equatorial, tropical, erotic, passionate, spicy, peppery, pungent, sharp tangy, tart, fiery, flaming, sizzling, charged, burning, seared, chafed´, inflamed, irritated, red, smarting, stinging
Happy — pleased, contented, satisfied, delighted, elated, joyful, cheerful, ecstatic, jubilant, gay, tickled, gratified, glad, blissful, overjoyed
Hate — despise, loathe, detest, abhor, disfavor, dislike, disapprove, abominate

Idea — thought, concept, conception, notion, understanding, opinion, plan, view, belief
Important — necessary, vital, critical, indispensable, valuable, essential, significant, primary, principal, considerable, famous, distinguished, notable, well-known
Interesting — fascinating, engaging, sharp, keen, bright, intelligent, animated, spirited, attractive, inviting, intriguing, provocative, thought-provoking, challenging, inspiring, involving, moving, titillating, tantalizing, exciting, entertaining, piquant, lively, racy, spicy, engrossing, absorbing, consuming, gripping, arresting, enthralling, spellbinding, curious, captivating, enchanting, bewitching, appealing

Kind — thoughtful, considerate, amiable, gracious
Keep — hold, retain, withhold, preserve, maintain, sustain, support
Kill — slay, execute, assassinate, murder, destroy, cancel, abolish

— gaze, see, glance, watch, survey, study, seek, search for, peek, peep, glimpse, stare, contemplate, examine, gape, ogle, scrutinize, inspect, leer, behold, observe, view, witness, perceive, spy, sight, discover, notice, recognize, peer, eye, gawk, peruse, explore
Little — small, tiny, diminutive, shrimp, runt, miniature, puny, exiguous, dinky, cramped, limited, itsy-bitsy, microscopic, slight, petite, minute
Lazy — indolent, slothful, idle, inactive, sluggish
Love — like, admire, esteem, fancy, care for, cherish, adore, treasure, worship, appreciate, savor

Make — create, originate, invent, beget, form, construct, design, fabricate, manufacture, produce, build, develop, do, effect, execute, compose, perform, accomplish, earn, gain, obtain, acquire, get
Mark — label, tag, price, ticket, impress, effect, trace, imprint, stamp, brand, sign, note, heed, notice, designate
Move — plod, go, creep, crawl, inch, poke, drag, toddle, shuffle, trot, dawdle, walk, traipse, mosey, jog, plug, trudge, slump, lumber, trail, lag, run, sprint, trip, bound, hotfoot, high-tail, streak, stride, tear, breeze, whisk, rush, dash, dart, bolt, fling, scamper, scurry, skedaddle, scoot, scuttle, scramble, race, chase, hasten, hurry, hump, gallop, lope, accelerate, stir, budge, travel, wander, roam, journey, trek, ride, spin, slip, glide, slide, slither, coast, flow, sail, saunter, hobble, amble, stagger, paddle, slouch, prance, straggle, meander, perambulate, waddle, wobble, pace, swagger, promenade, lunge
Mean (Something) — add up to, affect, be important, be of value, be substantive, carry weight, connote, count, denote, express, imply, intend, involve, signify, spell, stand for, suggest, value, weigh in
Mischievous — prankish, playful, naughty, roguish, waggish, impish, sportive
Moody — temperamental, changeable, short-tempered, glum, morose, sullen, mopish, irritable, testy, peevish, fretful, spiteful, sulky, touchy

Neat — clean, orderly, tidy, trim, dapper, natty, smart, elegant, well-organized, super, desirable, spruce, shipshape, well-kept, shapely
New — fresh, unique, original, unusual, novel, modern, current, recent
Noisy — loudly, earsplitting, stentorian, strident, clamorous, boisterous, clangorous, deafening, roisterous, uproarious, pandemoniac
None — nothing, nobody, no one, zero, zilch, no one at all, no part, not a bit, not a soul, not a thing, not any, not anyone, not anything, not one, nonexistent, null, nadir, nil, naught, void, nada, blank, nix
Normal — daily, traditional, familiar, routine, proper, ordinary, typical, everyday, usual, commonplace, natural, classic, standard, general, bona fide, established, habitual, orthodox, prevalent, run-of-the-mill, time-honored, unvarying, average, conventional, customary, common, regular, garden-variety, household, plain, simple, balanced

Old — feeble, frail, ancient, weak, aged, used, worn, dilapidated, ragged, faded, broken-down, former, old-fashioned, outmoded, passe, veteran, mature, venerable, primitive, traditional, archaic, conventional, customary, stale, musty, obsolete, extinct
Outgoing — friendly, sociable, warm, extroverted

Pacify —  appease, placate
Positive — optimistic, cheerful, starry-eyed, sanguine
Put — place, set, attach, establish, assign, keep, save, set aside, effect, achieve, do, build
Plan — plot, scheme, design, draw, map, diagram, procedure, arrangement, intention, device, contrivance, method, way, blueprint
Part — portion, share, piece, allotment, section, fraction, fragment
Place — space, area, spot, plot, region, location, situation, position, residence, dwelling, set, site, station, status, state
Predicament — quandary, dilemma, pickle, problem, plight, spot, scrape, jam
Popular — well-liked, approved, accepted, favorite, celebrated, common, current

Quiet — silent, still, soundless, mute, tranquil, peaceful, calm, restful, hushed, inaudible, reticent, reserved, taciturn, secretive, uncommunicative, tightlipped

Rich — affluent, wealthy, well-off, well-to-do
Run — dash, escape, elope, flee, hasten, hurry, race, rush, speed, sprint

Sad — miserable, uncomfortable, wretched, heart-broken, unfortunate, poor, downhearted, sorrowful, depressed, dejected, melancholy, glum, gloomy, dismal, discouraged, unhappy
Scared — afraid, frightened, alarmed, terrified, panicked, fearful, unnerved, insecure, timid, shy, skittish, jumpy, disquieted, worried, vexed, troubled, disturbed, horrified, terrorized, shocked, petrified, haunted, timorous, shrinking, tremulous, stupefied, paralyzed, stunned, apprehensive
Strange — abnormal, aberrant, anomalous, bent, bizarre, deviant, queer, eccentric, freakish, fanatical, odd, eerie, peculiar, weird, unorthodox, nonstandard, atypical, different, irregular, nonconforming, offbeat, unusual, extraordinary, insane, irrational, disorderly, rare, exceptional, extreme, outlandish
Show — display, exhibit, present, note, point to, indicate, explain, reveal, prove, demonstrate, expose
Slow — unhurried, gradual, leisurely, late, behind, tedious, slack
Somewhat — a little, sort of, kind of, a bit, relatively, slightly, moderately, to some extent / degree , reasonably, partially, more or less, not much, rather, quite, fairly, by a long shot, by far, rather, significantly, well
Somehow — in a way, virtually, to a certain extent, in some measure, to some extent, to a certain degree, quasi , in a manner of speaking, effectively, anyhow, anyway, anywise, by hook or by crook, another, howsoever, in any way, somehow or other, someway, by some means
Story — tale, myth, legend, fable, yarn, account, narrative, chronicle, epic, sage, anecdote, record, memoir
Say/Tell — inform, notify, advise, relate, recount, narrate, explain, reveal, disclose, divulge, declare, command, order, bid, enlighten, instruct, insist, teach, train, direct, issue, remark, converse, speak, affirm, suppose, utter, negate, express, verbalize, voice, articulate, pronounce, deliver, convey, impart, assert, state, allege, mutter, mumble, whisper, sigh, exclaim, yell, sing, yelp, snarl, hiss, grunt, snort, roar, bellow, thunder, boom, scream, shriek, screech, squawk, whine, philosophize, stammer, stutter, lisp, drawl, jabber, protest, announce, swear, vow, content, assure, deny, dispute

Take — hold, catch, seize, grasp, win, capture, acquire, pick, choose, select, prefer, remove, steal, lift, rob, engage, bewitch, purchase, buy, retract, recall, assume, occupy, consume
True — right, accurate, proper, precise, exact, valid, genuine, real, actual, trusty, steady, loyal, dependable, sincere, staunch, correct, accurate, factual, true, good, just, honest, upright, lawful, moral, proper, suitable, apt, legal, fair
Tell — disclose, reveal, show, expose, uncover, relate, narrate, inform, advise, explain, divulge, declare, command, order, bid, recount, repeat
Think — judge, deem, assume, believe, consider, contemplate, reflect, mediate
Trouble — distress, anguish, anxiety, worry, wretchedness, pain, danger, peril, disaster, grief, misfortune, difficulty, concern, pains, inconvenience, exertion, effort

Use — employ, utilize, exhaust, spend, expend, consume, exercise
Ugly — hideous, frightful, frightening, shocking, horrible, unpleasant, monstrous, terrifying, gross, grisly, ghastly, horrid, unsightly, plain, homely, evil, repulsive, repugnant, gruesome

Valid — authorized, legitimate

Weak — frail, infirm, puny, fragile

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