Sunday, May 4, 2014

22. Highest Denomination of Indian Commemorative stamp ever since issued?
2) Acropora Formosa , Rs. 45/-

23. First burnt-wood smelt postage stamp issued by:
Ans. Brazil (1999) in connection with hazardous effect of forest fire.

24. Where was the first Gandhi stamp printed ?
             Ans. Switzerland

25. No. of world countries now in UPU (Universal Postal Union)?     Ans. 192

26. First coffee scented stamp issued by:    Ans. Brazil

27. First personality in whose name the first Commemorative stamp was issued while he was alive ?
            Ans. Dr. Rajendra Prasad

28. The only country in the world where home delivery and redirection of postal articles exists:     Ans. India

29. When India Post celebrated its 150th year of existence?     Ans. 2004-2005

30. When was the first Children’s day stamp issued:
             Ans. 1957 Nov. 14 (Three stamps)

31. Who cancelled the Indian Postal Stamp in space suite?         Ans. Rakesh Sharma

32. Name of the Indian Post Office at Dakshin Gangotri (Antartica)       Ans. Maitri BO

33. Which stamp is called ‘Mourning stamp of India’?
      Ans. Stamp of Mahatma Gandhi issued on 15.8.1948

Solved Postal Assistant | Sorting Assistant Exam gk

1. The Booker Prize winner of the year 2012 is:
(a)Jeet Thayyil   (b)Hilary Mantel    
  (c)Will Self   (d)Alison Moor    Ans. Hilary Mantel

2. The famous   persian  poet  Firdausi  lived  during  the reign of:   Ans. Mahmud of Ghaznavi

3. Sitara Devi is associated with which form of dance:      Ans. Kathak

4. The sounds having a frequency of 20 Hertz to 20000 Hertz are known as:     Ans. Audible sounds

5. Who was the indian Flag bearer in London Olympics 2012?     Ans. Susil Kumar

6. Tapti river originates from:     Ans. Satpura range

The Indus Valley people worshippe    Ans.Banyan Tree

8. Number of players on each side of the Volley Ball, Basket Ball, and Base Ball games respectively?
            Ans. 6,5,9

9.  Plaster of Paris is obtained from:     Ans. Gypsum

10.  What was Chandra Gupta II also known as:
                Ans. Vikramaditya

12.   Number of judges available in International court of justice:     Ans. 15

13.  Nobel prize winner for Literature for the year 2012?                 Ans. Mo Yan

14. The first Law Minister of Independent India?
             Ans. Dr. B.R Ambedkar

15.   Who proposed the theory of Continental Drift theory, which states that part of the Earth’s crust slowly drift atop a liquid core?
               Ans. Alfred Wegner

16.   Which among the countries has the maximum number of Time Lines:
(a)France     (b)United Kingdom      (c)USA     (d)Russia  
                Ans. Russia

17.  The route in which the first Electric-rail train in India, Deccan Queen moved:      Ans. Mumbai-Kurla

18.  The country which possess the highest longevity rate for man is:       Ans. Japan

19.  Name of the rocky planet discovered by the astronomers [ in October 2012], it’s radius is twice that of Earth’s and it’s mass is eight times, made largely out of diamond and graphite:
Ans. 55 Cancri e

20.  What is Gagan ?
               Ans. It is the Indian Top-up to the USA’s Global Positioning System.
21. ‘Saraswathi Samman’ award is instituted by:
                          Ans. K.K Birla Foundation

22. ‘Tunnel of Time’ is the autobiography of:
                   Ans. R.K Laxman

23. Which organ of the body is affected by typhoid?
                 Ans. Intestine

24. Who has been declared the “Cricketer of the T
wentieth Century” by ICC?
               Ans. Shane Warne

GK Questions for Postal Assistant Examination

1. Who is the author of ‘speed post’?   Ans. Shobha De

2. Olavanna Model refers to
(a)Women empowerment     (b)Rural sanitation
(c)Community based water supply (d)Self employment
Ans. Community based water supply

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