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1. What is the difference between Union Legislature and Parliament of India ?


2. To obtain scholarship under Shiksha Sahayog Yojana, which among the following conditions must be fulfilled:
1.The parent of the student must be covered under Janshree Bima Yojana
2.The student must be studying in 9 to 12th standards
3.The family must below BPL category
Choose the correct options:


3. Which among the following states has recently been news for its successful model of Federations of SHGs (Self Help Groups)?


4. Who among the following heads the new committee set up by Ministry of Railways to review "long-term safety needs" of the national transporter?


5. ERASMUS MUNDUS programme of the European Union encompasses cooperation among the countries in which among the following sectors?



6. The Reserve Bank of India has introduced a new facility recently, via which the banks can dip below 1% of their statutory liquidity ratio to avail cash from this window. What is the name of this new facility?


7. As per reports published in several business newspapers, which among the following is the largest regional emerging market in the world?


8. The digital BEDMAP is the most detailed map of which among the following regions/ continents?


9. In 2011, only 4 countries were Polio-endemic, down from more than 125 in 1998. Three of them were India, Pakistan, Afghanistan. Identify the fourth country from the given options:


10. Which among the following state Governments recently banned the staging of La Tomatina festival (Tomato Festival), on lines of a festival that is held in the Valencian town of Bunol, in which participants throw tomatoes at each other?


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Basic English Usage
The possessive case of a noun or pronoun indicates ownership or possession.

Pronouns such as his, her, its, my, mine, your, yours, their, theirs, our, and

ours are all possessive case words.


Here are several rules for the possessive case.


A. Most singular nouns form their possessive by adding an apostrophe

and an s. (the baboons food; the girls sweater; Marxs teachings; Burnss

poetic lines; Dickenss characters)


B. To form the possessive of a singular noun that ends with an s sound,

take one of two actions.


   1. If a name of two or more syllables ends in an eez sound, the possessive

is formed without an additional s. (Ulysses friends; Archimedes

theories)


   2. Add an apostrophe and an s if the word would not be difficult to

pronounce. (dresss cost; quartzs essence)

C. Add only an apostrophe to form the possessive of a plural noun that

ends in s. (the boys gymnasium; the Murphys home)

D. If a plural noun does not end in s, add an apostrophe and an s. (the

mens department; the mices hiding spots)


E. Use the possessive form for only the last name in compound nouns for

organizations, literary titles, businesses, and relatives. If owned separately,

use the possessive for both names.


Toms and Petes reputations (separate reputations)

Procter and Gambles sales (combined ownership)

mother-in-laws magazines (one womans ownership)

mothers-in-laws magazines (two or more womens ownership)


F. For acronyms (words formed from the first letters of a series of words),

add an apostrophe and an s.


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AARPs (American Association of Retired Peoples) membership

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