General awareness is a key area that is tested for in most competitive examinations, be it for seeking admission to prestigious institutions or for beating the competition held regularly for various government sector job openings.
The Pearson Concise General Knowledge Manual 2015-16 is thoroughly updated and has neatly put the information in chapters and topics that are easy to navigate so that one can easily his hands on the piece of information that is being sought to be referred.
This general knowledge manual by Edgar Thorpe & Showick Thorpe has been relied upon by many who have made it through rigourous competitive rounds, be it for UPSC conducted examination such as Civil Services, Banking Services, SSC, Railway Recruitment Boards, NDA, LIC and several others.
The book has been structured is a way that it proves to be a ready reckoner about all recent events and a reference book for all current affairs. To help aspirants appearing for all India competitive examinations, this edition also includes previous years question papers of some major entrance examinations.
The book is broadly divided into four main sections, which are Current Affairs, The World, Science and India. These main divisions cover wide range of topics with recent updates about Politics, International Organizations, Computer, Science & Technology, Economy and National & International Affairs.
All the topics are presented with facts and brief description, s so the reader gets full knowledge about key developments in India and across the world. In addition, a multicolored section of 32 pages has been included with maps of the world and India’s political, geographical and economical background.
Based on established and trending facts, the book contains over 1, 100 previous year’s question papers for effective practice and revision. It will help school going students and examination candidates to keep track of all contemporary topics as well as general knowledge questions, which might crop up in any of the competitive examination. Moreover, a glossary containing quick facts and key terms is featured for faster and better preparation.