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Q. What is Right to education?

The Right to Education Act (Article 21 A of the Constitution of India) was passed in 2009. The Act makes education a Fundamental Right of every child in India between six and fourteen years of age. It also states that no child shall be liable to pay any kind of fee or charges or expenses which may prevent him or her from pursuing and completing . . .

Major group of microorganisms

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I come from haunts of coot and hern. What does Hern mean here?

The use of ‘hern’ by the poet (Lord Tennyson) is an example of poetic license. The word ‘heron’ has been turned into ‘hern’ to match the rhyming word ‘fern’.  Heron is a large water-bird. . . .

If the interest on Rs 2,400 be more than the interest on Rs 2,000 by Rs 60 in 3 year at the same rate per cent; find the rate

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The difference between two number is 5 and their product is 14. Find the difference between their cubes.

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In a regular pentagon ABCDE, draw a diagonal BE and then find the measure of: Angle BAE ; Angle ABE ; Angle BED

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Find the amount & compound interest on Rs 20,000 for 11/2 year at 10% per annum compounded half – yearly.

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The perimeter of rectangle is 28x^3 + 16x^2 + 8x + 4. One of its sides is 8x^2 + 4x. Find the other side.

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The difference between the exterior angles of two regular polygons, having the side equal to (n – 1) and (n+ 1) is 9. Find the value of n.

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A sum of money, lent out at simple interest, doubles itself in 8 years. Find the rate of interest.

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The simple interest on a certain sum of money is 3/8 of the sum in 6 1/4 years. Find the rate percent charged.

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What is stichomythia

The play Macbeth opens in a rather unusual way as compared with Shakespeare’s other plays. The three witches engage in single lined dialogs that cycle from first to the second to the third wtich . FIRST WITCH When shall we three meet again? In thunder, lightning, or in rain? SECOND WITCH When the hurly-burly’s done, When the battle&rsq . . .

Preposition Exercise 1 - With solutions

Fill in the blanks with suitable prepositions: She lives _____ Mumbai. She lives _____ 4, Gandhi Baug.  He started _____ four _____ the morning. He hanged himself _____ a piece of rope. The portrait was painted ______ Da Vinci _____ the fourteenth century. I must start ______ dawn to reach the station in time. I hope to reach the st . . .

Transformation of Sentences

In each of the following items, sentence A is complete, but sentence B is not. Complete sentence B, making it as similar in meaning to sentence A. 1. A. She caught the bus and went to the university. B. Having _______________________________________________________________________ 2. A. If the thief apologises, he will be pardoned. B. U . . .

Adverbs and their corresponding adverb-phrases

rudely -  in a rude manner.  carelessly - without care.  then - in those days.  here - on this spot.  everywhere - in all places.  there - in that place.  abroad - to a foreign nation.  recently - few months/days back; some time back. Bravely…in a brave manner&nbs . . .

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