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What are the advantages and disadvantages of Online tutoring sites?

Knowledge base
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Online tutoring sites are trending these days, making the studies easy and interesting for kids and young learners. With the advent of new technologies in the market, these tutoring sites are advancing and developing the visual applications in such a way that the aspirants are being able to learn their topics in an interactive way.AdvantageousThese sites are really advantageous to the learners as they are helping the students to learn the topics and remember them in an easier way. This way of learning improves the interest and the love for the concept in the learners. The crucial topics when made ... Read More

Has any school in the world ever tried to change the conventional way of educating students?

Pinki Rao
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
You must have observed people, groups, websites and social media platforms advocating the change the way our kids getting educated. Not only in India, but most of the countries in the world have also been following the same outdated methods of teaching kids. Such conventional methods include stuffing knowledge, burdening them with textbooks, hardly connects them with nature resulting in no overall development. Such an education system not only obstacles their natural physical and cognitive growth but also causes many health issues.England is one of the countries where obesity in school going kids has become a common phenomenon and changed ... Read More

Who was the inventor of Periodic Table?

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Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
The Periodic table is a tabular arrangement of the chemical elements according to the increasing order of their atomic number. These chemical elements when arranged in such order, exhibit similar properties with elements that belong to the same group, where such a recurring pattern is called Periodic Law.An English chemist named John Newlands, who studied the 56 elements and their characteristics, discovered till then in 1863, had divided them into 11 groups and formed this Periodic table.The Contribution of ScientistsIn 1869, the Russian chemist Dimitri Mendeleev started developing the periodic table by placing the chemical elements in a table in ... Read More

Why is Sanskrit known as the mother of all languages?

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Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Sanskrit is the Holy and Divine language of India, written in Devanagari script which is also known for its clarity and beauty. Sanskrit belongs to the Indo-European languages family. The meaning of the word "Sanskrit" is refined, decorated and produced in perfect form. This is the oldest language ever attested on Earth.Covers A Larger PrecinctThough not for all the languages, Sanskrit is surely the mother of many languages, especially languages spoken in Northern India. Even many words from Dravidian languages are derived from Sanskrit. Almost all of the ancient kinds of literature such as the Vedas, Upanishads, Epics, Shastras, Puranas ... Read More

Is engineering really losing its worth by the time?

Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Yes, engineering has indeed lost its value over the years. Given that there are several engineering colleges in India and umpteen engineers are being produced each year from these colleges. However, the question is, if India needs so many engineers and if they are all good to be employed why they have trouble in getting jobs. These questions have automatically created negativity against engineering education in India.Bangalore city alone has over 130 engineering colleges, but the employable engineering graduates are only 22% of engineering jobs (according to studies by MHRD a few years back).Decreasing employer satisfaction with fresh engineering graduates. ... Read More

What is the difference between a simile and a metaphor?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 30-Jul-2019 22:30:24
Poems are different and similar in the manner and matter they possess. The manner in which a poet expresses his ideas deal with literary devices such as simile, metaphor, hyperbole, contrast, repetition, imagery etc. Both simile and metaphor are used as comparative literary devices.Comparison Between Simile and MetaphorSimile - Similes are used to compare attributes of two objects or persons using words like or as. It must be noted that use of like or as always does not imply the presence of a simile. What is important is a direct comparison taking place.For Example,  Her cheeks are red as a rose.In ... Read More

What is imagery in literature?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 27-Apr-2022 06:00:47
Imagery is the literary term used for language and description that appeal to our five senses. Imagery involves the use of figurative language to represent objects, actions, and ideas in such a way that it appeals to our physical senses. The word “imagery” is associated with imagining through mental pictures.Various types of ImageryVisual Imagery − It is the imagery related to the sense of vision or sight. A common example of visual imagery is “A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze.” from the poem "I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" ... Read More

What is the "Rime of the Ancient Mariner" all about?

Ridhi Arora
Updated on 19-Apr-2022 11:42:18
Samuel Taylor Coleridge is a popular name among all romantic poets who were influenced by the French Revolution. This poem is one of the most famous poems written by him.The Plot of 'The Rime of the Ancient Mariner'It is a poem that involves Coleridge’s Treatment of the supernatural (connected with Christ and Christianity), Suspension of Disbelief, Realism, and Medieval-ism. It is a tale of retribution. The poem talks about a mariner who is traveling with his fellow sailors. Suddenly, when the mariner finds an albatross chasing them, the mariner at once kills the albatross in cold blood without any major ... Read More

What is British standard system and international standard system?

sahas salguti
Updated on 25-Jun-2020 14:03:58
British standard system is the system which is based on ISO systems. In this standard system, there is a total of twenty grades of tolerance. The eight grades cover sizes up to 550 mm and the twelve cover set grades up to 3120 mm. The tolerances in these systems for which each grade varies over the range of sizes which have to be produced as soon as possible and the same standard for relative accuracy in each size.Take an example when the tolerance in grades which ranges from 0.014 mm of sizes below 5 mm to 0.350 mm for sizes ... Read More

What is a Company Secretary? and how to become one?

siddhartha kotamraju
Updated on 26-Jun-2020 15:50:19
The Company Secretary is the Key Personnel in the company, who is a statutory appointment to ensure that the organization complies with all legal and regulatory requirements as per the Company Law.Company secretaries are the company’s named representatives on legal documents. They have to register and communicate with the shareholders. They will maintain the lists of Directors and shareholders and ensures that dividend is paid regularly to the share holders.The roles and responsibilities of a company secretary −The Company Secretary is responsible for conducting the Board of Director's Meeting and preparation of Annual Performance Report on the advice of Directors ... Read More