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The Pearson Concise General Knowledge Manual

The Pearson Concise General Knowledge Manual

  • Edgar Thorpe
  • Showick Thorpe
  • Author: Edgar Thorpe
    • ISBN:9789332587519
    • 10 Digit ISBN:9332587515
    • Price:Rs. 299.00
    • Pages:704
    • Imprint:Pearson Education
    • Binding:Paperback
    • Status:Available


    The Pearson Concise General Knowledge Manual 2018, currently in its 16th edition,

    continues to be a one-stop solution for aspirants preparing for various

    competitive examinations. This book has been a bestseller for more than 15 years

    and has been thoroughly updated and revised to reflect recent developments and

    trends in related examinations' patterns. Special efforts have also been made to

    provide the widest coverage of topics in a concise and easy-to-digest manner to

    help cover maximum topics within a limited time span.

    The book provides effective coverage on Geography, History, Indian Economy,

    International Organizations, Science, Computers, and Current Affairs—both

    national and international. In addition, there are sections that help in

    understanding key developments around the world. Overall, it is designed to be

    an ideal companion to master general knowledge as required by various

    entrance- and vacancy-based examinations.


    Table of Content

    1. Geography of India
    2. Indian History at a glance 
    3. Constitution of India
    4A. Indian Economy
    4B. Banking and Financial Institutions in India
    5. National Insignia and other India Miscellanea
    6. Physical and World Geography
    7. Glimpses of World history
    8. International Organizations
    9. General Science
    10. Computers
    11. Basic General Knowledge
    13. Current Events


    Salient Features

    • Based on current trends in the general knowledge questions set by the UPSC, SSC, banking services, railway recruitment boards, and Central and state recruitment bodies
    • examinations; covering all possible areas
    • Facts based approach to help students prepare faster and better
    • Important data and useful information are tabulated for quick revision.
    • Special coverage on Indian Economy, Union Budget 2017-18, Economic Survey 2016-17, GST, and Demonetization
    • Over 3000 frequently asked multiple-choice questions available online