Page-3 of GKToday Archives: September, 2016

2016 BRICS Labour & Employment Ministerial Meet held in New Delhi

The 2016 BRICS Labour & Employment Ministerial Meet was held in New Delhi from September 27- 28, 2016 to deliberate on issues including job creation and social security for workers. The two day meeting saw the participation of the five ..


Indian women's kabaddi team wins gold medal in Asian Beach Games

Indian women’s beach kabaddi team has won the gold medal at the 5th Asian Beach Games held in Danang, Vietnam. In the final match, Indian team defeated Thailand by 41-31 score. With this, Indian women’s kabaddi team has won the ..


Former Israeli PM and President Shimon Peres passes away

Former Israeli Prime Minister and President Shimon Peres passed away on 28 September 2016 in Ramat Gan, Israel. He was 93. Peres was Israel’s most eminent elder statesman and was one of the last surviving pillars of Israel’s founding generation. ..


Renowned Bangla writer Syed Shamsul Haq passes away

Syed Shamsul Haq, one of Bangladesh’s best known writers passed away 27 September 2016 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He was 81 and was suffering from lung cancer. Mr. Haq’s literary life and career spread across genres and was known for equal ..


UPSC Daily Prelims General Studies Quiz – 9

GKToday’s Daily General Studies Quiz – 9 for Civil Services (IAS, IFoS) and other UPSC Examinations of 2017 and 2018 . This quiz has 10 questions on working of LED Lamp, Linguistic Minorities, Parliamentary privileges, Disqualification, Work and Energy in Physics, Perpetual Bonds, Types of Writs and Census. Questions of this quiz are from archives of Integrated IAS General Studies Programme.

IAS General Studies Prelims Question No. 86

A person runs up two flights of stairs instead of walking up. The person feels more tired because ___? [A] He does more work when he runs in comparison to when he walks[B] His power output is greater when he ..