Answers for the QUESTIONS asked on September 09,2012
GK Question of the day :
Which of these metropolitan cities of India is nearest to the equator?
The correct answer is (a) Delhi
More Explanation :
Is Delhi north or south of the Equator?
What is the distance to the equator from New Delhi?
11,265.25 kilometres (6,999.92 miles)
Improve your English now :
A person who speaks several languages is
The correct answer is (d) Polygot
Explanation : Polyglotism is the ability to speak several languages with a high degree of proficiency.
here is no consensus on exactly how many languages a person has to speak to be a polyglot. One could say “four or more”, since speakers of two or three languages are commonly called bilingual and trilingual, respectively. The term multilingual is similar.
Linguist Richard Hudson uses the term “hyperpolyglot” for a person who can speak six or more languages fluently
Check your Word Power :
Which among the following words is opposite in meaning to word “pious”?
The correct answer is (d) Impure
Current Affairs for the day :
The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has made electronic filing of tax returns mandatory for income more than Rs ___ lakh.
(a) 10 lakhs
(b) 5 lakhs
(c) 7 lakhs
(d) 15 lakhs
The correct answer is (a) 10 lakhs